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Forum: website & board 05-13-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,384
Posted By daniels740
Thanks Dana! Ready to chip in a couple more...

Thanks Dana!

Ready to chip in a couple more bucks for the site if ever needed. I really appreciate all you do.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By daniels740
Sounds like a bad master cylinder. If you're...

Sounds like a bad master cylinder. If you're losing fluid and yet see no visible leaks, try loosening the master cylinder off the brake booster and see if there's any fluid making its way past the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By daniels740
Did some highway today. Drives well with the...

Did some highway today. Drives well with the Bilstein TC struts and shocks, but still like a rather tall-riding family sedan and not a sports car, as to be expected. Regardless, I feel they've done...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By daniels740
New struts, shocks are in. Ended up not needing...

New struts, shocks are in. Ended up not needing to do those control arm bushings after all.

Did the alignment today to conclude all this suspension work. It looked like original struts and shocks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By daniels740
Perfect, thank you so much. I'll take a look and...

Perfect, thank you so much. I'll take a look and see if those numbers match up with the diameters I'm looking at. Hopefully it being a turbo model won't add any issues.

I'm thinking FAG bearing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2022, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By daniels740
Whatever it takes. I'd really appreciate it if...

Whatever it takes. I'd really appreciate it if someone could make it clear what differentiates the (two?) different styles; in example, if it were one of two diameters then it would be this part no....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By daniels740
744T Drive Shaft Center Support Bushing/Bearing

On inspection of my '89 744T's underside, I found out my driveshaft support bushing looks to be shot. It's not causing any noticeable issues yet but the bushing is definitely past due for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By daniels740
Sounds like the Bilstein's should have no issues...

Sounds like the Bilstein's should have no issues going in.

Checked the rear suspension thoroughly today. Everything looks great, including Panhard bar bushings. Rear axle is true to center.
As...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By daniels740
Not looking to throw the car into corners or...

Not looking to throw the car into corners or race. It also sees less that 5k miles yearly and these parts will very, very likely never reach 100k on them.

That said, I don't think it's worth it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By daniels740
No opinions for a good strut/shock combo? Looking...

No opinions for a good strut/shock combo? Looking to get an order placed soon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By daniels740
I just find it a little hard to buy strut mounts...

I just find it a little hard to buy strut mounts that total nearly $200, more than the struts themselves. The Lemforders are just about as expensive as well.

Anyway, I did hear some bad things...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By daniels740
The one thing I'm not sure about are the Rein...

The one thing I'm not sure about are the Rein strut mounts and bearings, the reviews look fine but I'd like an opinion from someone on here.

Also, steering is nice and tight. Outer tie rods have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By daniels740
Lower ball joints are SHOT, lol. Allow me to...

Lower ball joints are SHOT, lol. Allow me to elaborate with an image:
https://i.imgur.com/DuUbb5Ql.jpg

Both sides are like this.

Most the rubber components look to be in similar condition....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By daniels740
740 Suspension Overhaul Parts List - Struts, Bushings, etc.

The '89 744t has developed a bit of a suspension clunk in the front at odd times. Long story short, from ball joints to strut cartridges, almost everything looks like it's due for a replacement....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
The transmission runs well; fluid didn't look...

The transmission runs well; fluid didn't look cooked, and there are service records of previous ATF replacements.

Seeing how easy it was, though, I will definitely be doing drain + fills more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
New radiator on. The Nissens looks, fits great. ...

New radiator on. The Nissens looks, fits great.

Also, realized I forgot to mention what preceded the leak... a couple highway pulls (bit of an 'Italian tuneup')

Did so because I wanted to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By daniels740
So, LH 2.2 also must not have clear flood mode....

So, LH 2.2 also must not have clear flood mode. Also good to know.

Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By daniels740
Alright, thanks! So, looks like everything...

Alright, thanks!

So, looks like everything is working as intended. Glad that's sorted.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By daniels740
Turbo LH 2.2 Throttle position sensor

Just a quick question about wiring to the LH 2.2 throttle position sensor.

I always thought it was a 3 position switch with throttle closed, throttle open, and WOT.

However, testing it I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
Anyone know the difference between the Nissens...

Anyone know the difference between the Nissens 65544a and 65520a? What's on the car right now is the 65544a, but on FCP the 65520a is for sale.

Is it just the spot for the temp. sensor?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 01:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
^ I agree - beautiful; however, it's out of my...

^ I agree - beautiful; however, it's out of my budget for this still rather fuel hungry 740.

Thanks for the replies. I'll go with the Nissens. Should last another 10 years, if not, I'll take FCP...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
New hoses, old ones did get very soft. Today...

New hoses, old ones did get very soft.

Today I have a new problem to tackle on the 740, though.

The radiator started leaking from the top of the driver's side end tank. Caught it after a green...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
Still getting around the same mileage. Also...

Still getting around the same mileage. Also replaced my fan clutch, since I had the same issue as this TB'er: http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=360526 . That did improve mileage just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,339
Posted By daniels740
I will say very similar symptoms for my 740 were...

I will say very similar symptoms for my 740 were caused by a bad ECU.

However, I'd start with inspecting all your wiring first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
Replaced the ECU and it fired right up. Glad it's...

Replaced the ECU and it fired right up. Glad it's fixed.

Thanks for all the help.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
I was thinking the power was back-feeding through...

I was thinking the power was back-feeding through pin 21 into the ECU then to the injectors. Explains why they stop when I pull out the number 1 fuse (which I may have neglected to mention.)
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
21 is the only terminal getting 12V with the...

21 is the only terminal getting 12V with the engine off, not also 9 coming out the relay, meaning the relay is good. So, everything looks fine. Should get the 'new' ECU within the next few days.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
I've also been using this simplified circuit...

I've also been using this simplified circuit schematic:
https://i.imgur.com/wpt8rIjl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
From what I can see, Pin 21 straight comes from...

From what I can see, Pin 21 straight comes from the number 1 fuse, into the fuel pressure relay, through an electromagnet, then into the computer. I think the computer should be grounding this pin...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
Turns out the ECU is getting power at pin 21. Not...

Turns out the ECU is getting power at pin 21. Not good at looking at schematics, but it appears power is going to pin 30 of the fuel relay, through the electromagnet to 86/1 and then to pin 21.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
I pulled the ECM last night and it did stop the...

I pulled the ECM last night and it did stop the injectors. Visual inspection revealed no corroded contacts nor any melted or heat-fatigued areas on the circuit board.

This is contrary to what a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2022, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
Bench tested fuel pump relay and it's working...

Bench tested fuel pump relay and it's working fine. The Radio Interference relay was also clicking properly. I just can't imagine it being something other than the ECU gone bad right now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
Lh2.2, sorry. Last year as it was extended to '89...

Lh2.2, sorry. Last year as it was extended to '89 for the Turbo cars. I put a wanted ad for a new ECU on here. If nobody has a spare, I'll just grab one off of eBay. Thanks, guys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
Charged battery in - it fired for a moment then...

Charged battery in - it fired for a moment then died immediately, as neither of the fuel pumps were running. After that, injectors kept pulsing. I pulled the wires from the ignition switch, and they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
I will say the onset of any issues was right on a...

I will say the onset of any issues was right on a colder morning but that's 60-70°F. Coldest it's been this winter so far was 52° this morning. Might that be harmful to old electronics?

Also, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By daniels740
Question '89 744t No start, injectors keep ticking with key out of ignition

On Friday morning last week, my '89 744T refused to start. It cranked as normal, but wouldn't start. It had spark but I was pretty sure the fuel pump wasn't running.

So, I swapped the fuel pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2022, 12:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
I also sprayed carb cleaner along the gasket, no...

I also sprayed carb cleaner along the gasket, no changes in revs. Also yeah, '89 Turbos kept LH2.2.

The car does drive quite well, a little slow throttle response but the car's always been like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
Don't trust the fuel pressure regulator anyway so...

Don't trust the fuel pressure regulator anyway so I'll just throw a new (used) part at it.

Anyway, before putting the new intake gasket on, I decided to do an intake smoke test with a smoke...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
Thanks for the info. Mileage on last tank was...

Thanks for the info. Mileage on last tank was 13.5mpg with a sliver of highway (some 10 miles) and occasionally spirited driving.

That said, I'd like to get to the bottom of the fuel smell in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
I've noticed that the Felpro gasket is a little...

I've noticed that the Felpro gasket is a little different to the other gaskets, as you can see in the photos. Does this pose a problem if I go with the Felpro? Sorry for all the questions, but the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
Any specific brand recommended for the gasket.....

Any specific brand recommended for the gasket.. Genuine Volvo, FEL-PRO, Mahle? Thanks again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
Hoses have been replaced. I will look into...

Hoses have been replaced. I will look into replacing the intake gasket if they're so prone to failure. Should be about 1-2 hour first time job on one of these engines, right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
Happy Holidays! So, I've noticed some...

Happy Holidays!

So, I've noticed some strange behavior of my 740.

When the engine is under a fair load, i.e. with both the A/C running and the transmission in drive or reverse, it runs well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
A quick update: Just swapped the plugs,...

A quick update:

Just swapped the plugs, wires, and cap + rotor.
The gaps on the old plugs were a little larger than they should have been ranging .030 - .035. Glad they're now up to Volvo spec....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
Good idea. Just gapped them all to .028" ...

Good idea. Just gapped them all to .028"

They're going in tomorrow, along with the new wires, cap, and rotor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
Got my Volvo spark plugs the other day and...

Got my Volvo spark plugs the other day and checked the gap, .030" on all of them.
However, I see that the Owner's manual says the gap should be " 0.024-0.028" (0.6-0.7 mm) "

Do I keep the preset...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
How funny, changed my mind to genuine Volvo plugs...

How funny, changed my mind to genuine Volvo plugs right before your reply.

As for the plug wires, order is already in for those. I'm sure they'll be just fine compared to what I think are the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
Sounds like a plan. Little Christmas gift to the...

Sounds like a plan. Little Christmas gift to the Volvo will include:

New BOSCH Cap + Rotor (To replace some chinesium)
New BOUGICORD spark plug wires
New BOSCH O2 Sensor -- Could benefit from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
Plugs aren't the best but have been replaced not...

Plugs aren't the best but have been replaced not too long ago. The wires might even be the originals. I could see doing them as a little tune-up.

However, I'm still not convinced as to what is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,415
Posted By daniels740
No port for testing it, unfortunately: without...

No port for testing it, unfortunately: without any specific tools, anyway. I do suspect it because I've had 2 fail already - the original, and the first replacement, barely covered by warranty 11...
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