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Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 11:09 PM
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Posted By dkrause
Haltech Elite 1500

Haltech Elite 1500
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By dkrause
ISO, Throttle Position Sensor (full range variable) for B230 FT

I am changing from a Bosch 2.4 LH ECU (B230 FT) with a TP Switch to a aftermarket ECU that requires a full rotation variable sensor. Is there a bolt on TPS that would replace the stock switch on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By dkrause
YES!!!

YES!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By dkrause
yup

yup
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By dkrause
Thanks, looks like a XR4Ti power rack is...

Thanks, looks like a XR4Ti power rack is available at a reasonable price from remanufacturers too.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By dkrause
This is for our race car, I have the Kaplhenke...

This is for our race car, I have the Kaplhenke roll correctors and the car is lowered. They work fantastic to provide proper geometry and bump steer correction. Using the shorter holes do cause some...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By dkrause
What ratio of quickener do you use?

What ratio of quickener do you use?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By dkrause
Alternant Steering Racks for Quicker Steering?

I would like to replace the stock 240 power steering rack with a quicker rack e.g. less than 3.0 turns (prefer 2.5) L to L with a stock rack from a different car (PnP special). I can make mods to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,114
Posted By dkrause
We have raced a Volvo 240t in Chumpcar and now...

We have raced a Volvo 240t in Chumpcar and now Lucky Dog since 2011 and the biggest gains came early when we placed "Slovo"
https://www.facebook.com/Slovoracing/
on a strict diet, you need to...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By dkrause
300,000 miles on the road and 30,000 more on a...

300,000 miles on the road and 30,000 more on a race track was just too much for the original axle flange. The brake disc and axle flange are still bolted to the wheel with the calliper still on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By dkrause
Because; I have access to a 740 parts car and I...

Because; I have access to a 740 parts car and I have an 240 axle with a broken flange I need to replace.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By dkrause
Will axle shafts from a 740 fit a 240?

Are the axle shafts the same length in a 740 as a 240?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,681
Posted By dkrause
If you are staying with stock rotors and...

If you are staying with stock rotors and callipers then Hawk blues will handle the heat, get rid of the back shield and route a 3" duct to as close as you can get to the centre of the rotor. But...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By dkrause
go for it

It should not be a problem, the turbo is really a rotary muffler :-D. We have a single muffler (no cat) similar to the one you show and side dump just behind passengers door and have passed the 92...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By dkrause
Thanks problems solved

purchased parts from hiperfauto. Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By dkrause
B230 Intermediate Shaft Bearings

I am having difficulties finding a set of intermediate shaft bearings, anyone know where I can get a set?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 54,636
Posted By dkrause
It seems to me you are chasing TOO many things at...

It seems to me you are chasing TOO many things at one time, if possible can you revert to a stock intake / fuel management, then eliminate other potential issues until it is running and then change...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,241
Posted By dkrause
Which EZK has the carrier for a prom chip?

Is there any reference guide or part # series that indicates which EZK controllers have the programable chip carrier?

I have checked the 3 units which I have that came from 1990 and 91, 740...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,090
Posted By dkrause
It sounds like a sensor failure or bad connection...

It sounds like a sensor failure or bad connection to a sensor or an AFR gauge failure . Being this rich is the same as full "rich" that I saw when a pin in the ECU temp sensor connector lost contact...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,476
Posted By dkrause
We use Hawk Blue 9012 on the front and Hawk HP...

We use Hawk Blue 9012 on the front and Hawk HP plus on the rear for our race car without a bias adjuster. We use Wilwood 600 plus brake fluid. I agree with "culberro" a good 3" brake duct is required...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,476
Posted By dkrause
I have sucesfully raced the stock 240 brake...

I have sucesfully raced the stock 240 brake system with only 2 mods, mild racing pads and brake cooling ducts. For street use just upgrading the pad makes a huge difference in the feel and imediacy...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,452
Posted By dkrause
The 240 also has anti harmonic vibration weight,...

The 240 also has anti harmonic vibration weight, spot welded to the foot well on the passenger side, it weighed just over a pound.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,453
Posted By dkrause
Mark, Thanks this is of great help to me.

Mark, Thanks this is of great help to me.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,453
Posted By dkrause
Question aq151 piston

I can't help on the head volume, but maybe you can help me.

What is the depth of the piston dish on the aq151 piston and the distance to the top of the top ring to the piston crown and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,501
Posted By dkrause
We put it on a rigid diet of titanium and carbon...

We put it on a rigid diet of titanium and carbon fiber for the winter. :oogle: LOL, Yeah sure.

The fundamental driving principal was weight needs HP and since we had limited HP due to the rules...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,501
Posted By dkrause
Our 244 Turbo race car with full cage and 1/2...

Our 244 Turbo race car with full cage and 1/2 tank of fuel is 2260. Of course it has no creature comforts, only safety and speed euipment.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,307
Posted By dkrause
We tried an "A" cam in a 230FT and found that the...

We tried an "A" cam in a 230FT and found that the mid range torque off corners was compromised and switched back to a "T" for drive ability and the lap time improved with the "T". The "A" seemed to...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,419
Posted By dkrause
Very nice, is the motor running now? Any reports...

Very nice, is the motor running now? Any reports on performance.

I like your idea of using a cutdown FT piston there still should be enough piston to the top ring to prevent burn through. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By dkrause
I have an aftermarket spoked steering wheel on my...

I have an aftermarket spoked steering wheel on my 240, so I just mounted a momentary contact push button switch on the left spoke, works great. Just wire into the 2 wires that go to the original....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By dkrause
It sounds like your ECU may have gone into...

It sounds like your ECU may have gone into default (safety map) mode. I had the same experience during an endurance race the AFR went rich under boost in the middle of a stint, to the point of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 860
Posted By dkrause
What is proper piston orientation for B230?

Hello;
I have been give a box of parts to assemble into a B230 ft. The pistons are marked with an arrow which will either point to the front or the rear of the engine, which is the correct...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,022
Posted By dkrause
A diet is mandatory!! We race a '85 244 (turbo)...

A diet is mandatory!! We race a '85 244 (turbo) and have it below 2300 pounds with 1/2 a tank of fuel. Less weight means easier on brakes, faster tranistion through corners, easier on tires, less...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By dkrause
I was thinking about using stock turbo boost...

I was thinking about using stock turbo boost which appears to be about 8 poound max.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By dkrause
B230 +t how much power

Hi, What is the horse power expected when you install "+t" on a NA B230 using all stock turbo parts and ecu from a 91 740 Turbo Intercooled which is factory rated at 168 HP?

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 429,435
Posted By dkrause
Hi, What is the horse power expected when you...

Hi, What is the horse power expected when you install "+t" on a NA B230F using all stock turbo parts and ecu from a 91 740 Turbo Intercooled which is factory rated at 168 HP?

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,729
Posted By dkrause
This is on a performace upgrade / conversion so I...

This is on a performace upgrade / conversion so I am not interested in ecomomy and never checked relative fuel mileage, the engine is not an EGR version.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,729
Posted By dkrause
Post Final report; sucess

Well we have used the car for the summer without a speedo input to LH 2.4 with the following status.

Intially we left the idle control valve installed and yes after long runs it did idle high at...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By dkrause
B230FT running rich at WOT?

My 740 turbo runs well and pulls hard, but I noticed the exhaust pipe is black, this is a track car and no cat. I was able to install a wide band sensor and gauge for a test and found that AFR is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By dkrause
LH 2.4 coversion question re: MAF position

Hi;
I am in the final stages of converting my 240 and when looking at posible relocations for the MAF sensor a question arose. Is the Bosch MAF position sensitive?

If mounted horizontal does the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,729
Posted By dkrause
Thanks lots of good stuff here. I have checked...

Thanks lots of good stuff here. I have checked wiring diagram and it certainly shows the signal coming from the Speedo cluster where as the ring tone signal is paralleled to the ABS but not ECM,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,729
Posted By dkrause
If I was to take the output directly off the rear...

If I was to take the output directly off the rear end ring tone to the ECM would the signal work?
Or does it need some signal conditioning?
Thank for the comments.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,729
Posted By dkrause
What happens if there is NO speedo input signal to LH2.4?

I am installing a engine with a LH2.4 into a car that does not have an electronic speedometer, what does this signal do in the ECM?
Will the car run without this signal?
And if not is there any...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,732
Posted By dkrause
Hey, thanks for the feedback and yes tire size...

Hey, thanks for the feedback and yes tire size was a typo 205/50-15 is correct.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,732
Posted By dkrause
We will be using the best stock springs (stiffest...

We will be using the best stock springs (stiffest we can find) and cutting them to lower the car. The car has risen significantly as we stripped it out non productive items for racing (now at 2450...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,732
Posted By dkrause
Lowering 240 for Chumpcar racing, how low to go?

We are running a 240 in some Chumpcar races and think that you smart turbobrick people would know what good ride height targets would be? Measured from ground to jack mount front and rear?

Thanks
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