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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 917
Posted By bobxyz
The 47/16 is shorthand for 47uF (microfarads) and...

The 47/16 is shorthand for 47uF (microfarads) and 16V (volts). Make sure you align the + symbol on the replacement part with the original + symbol (and usually there's a + mark on the PCB).

You...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By bobxyz
How did you convert? Swap the whole wiring...

How did you convert? Swap the whole wiring harness? Swap the MAF?
LH2.4 uses a "hot-wire" AMM, with ECU controlled burnoff (after engine shutdown); LH3.1 uses a "thin film" AMM, with no burnoff...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By bobxyz
Go ahead and post the codes, a timeline of...

Go ahead and post the codes, a timeline of events, and any other observations. Maybe a Regina owner will recognize the issue, or maybe it will be familiar enough to MegaSquirt folks (MegaSquirt is...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-03-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,246
Posted By bobxyz
Yes Yes, but LH2.2 use a hall sensor (3-wire...

Yes

Yes, but LH2.2 use a hall sensor (3-wire plug with: +12v, gnd, and signal).


Find a LH2.2, unless they've become very $$$ or you're good at taking apart 50 year old possibly corroded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 680
Posted By bobxyz
Did you check diag codes for both sockets #2 and...

Did you check diag codes for both sockets #2 and #6 (ECU and EZK)?

A bad CPS will prevent the EZK from generating spark. I don't know if it will throw a code if the CPS is completely dead. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By bobxyz
I'm assuming LH2.2 (what year is your 240?), so...

I'm assuming LH2.2 (what year is your 240?), so idle timing should be 12deg @ 750 rpm (IIRC). When wrenched over to TDC, the end of the disti rotor should roughly be over the scribe line in the edge...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-01-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,416
Posted By bobxyz
It's Friday, after a long week for me, so...

It's Friday, after a long week for me, so apologies in advance if this is rambling or incorrect.

I really don't have much experience with redblock MS tuning, so I get confused easily by...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-01-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By bobxyz
As has been posted, the sensor ground wire[s]...

As has been posted, the sensor ground wire[s] need to be completely separate from the high power component ground wires. Sensors are TPS, CLT, IAT, Crank/Cam, WB02 signal, etc. The high power...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-31-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,416
Posted By bobxyz
Stock FPR is 3bar for LH2.4, and maybe 2.5bar for...

Stock FPR is 3bar for LH2.4, and maybe 2.5bar for LH2.2 (I don't remember when this changed).

You should find the flow rating for your injectors, add it to your config, and recalculate the req...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-31-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,416
Posted By bobxyz
I can download the files now - I didn't see...

I can download the files now - I didn't see anything in a quick review that would explain the cutting off.

As you noticed, the injector duty cycle of 150% is bad. What injectors and FPR are you...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-30-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By bobxyz
With the paid version, if you click on Help at...

With the paid version, if you click on Help at the top of the screen, it will include instructions for VE Analyze (aka Auto Tune), and Warmup Analyze.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-30-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By bobxyz
Check that your name shows up on the very top of...

Check that your name shows up on the very top of the tuner studio window - if not, it's not a registered version.

Auto tune should then be under the "Tune Analyze Live - Tune For You" tab (just...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By bobxyz
Have you seen the MegaSquirt-2 Setting Up manual?...

Have you seen the MegaSquirt-2 Setting Up manual? http://www.msextra.com/doc/pdf/Megasquirt2_Setting_Up-3.4.pdf (I don't think there is MicroSquirt-specific version, but the MegaSquirt-2...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-29-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,416
Posted By bobxyz
Sorry, I can't download your files -- I don't...

Sorry, I can't download your files -- I don't know if it's because I don't have a google drive account, or if it's your file sharing settings.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-28-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,416
Posted By bobxyz
One other unlikely thought - maybe the spark is...

One other unlikely thought - maybe the spark is jumping to the wrong plug terminal at large advances???

If you remove the blocking/positioning plug from the adjustment slot in the distributor,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-28-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By bobxyz
OK, I misunderstood -- you swapped engines, not...

OK, I misunderstood -- you swapped engines, not just the disti. Did you swap the 60-2 flywheel/flexplate? How about the CPS and bracket?

In MS, I'd do a HighSpeedLoggers>>>ToothLogger and see...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-28-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By bobxyz
Huh? If it was running LH2.4 previously, it uses...

Huh? If it was running LH2.4 previously, it uses the crank position sensor and the 60-2 flywheel for timing. The distributor just distributes the spark to the correct plug wire. Your screenshot...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By bobxyz
I think you've got pins 1 and 2 swapped - see...

I think you've got pins 1 and 2 swapped - see http://www.msextra.com/doc/pdf/html/Microsquirt_Hardware-3.4.pdf/Microsquirt_Hardware-3.4-66.html
Or download the whole manual from:...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By bobxyz
Once you install the MSextra firmware, try the...

Once you install the MSextra firmware, try the different CANbus/Testmodes>>>OutputTestMode checks to verify that fuel pumps / ignition / injectors / IAC are somewhat working. Depending on your relay...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-27-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,416
Posted By bobxyz
Check that the Basic/Load_Settings>>>RevLimiter...

Check that the Basic/Load_Settings>>>RevLimiter values are OK. Also, turn off all IgnitionSettings>>>NoiseFiltering settings. Noise filtering is a poor bandaid that can cause strange alternate...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By bobxyz
^^^ Is that a setting for the original B&G...

^^^ Is that a setting for the original B&G Firmware? I don't remember seeing it in the MSextra menus.

For the OP: If you're using the B&G Firmware, I'd suggest changing to the latest...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By bobxyz
Do you mean ReqFuel is 25.4ms? If so, that's ~2x...

Do you mean ReqFuel is 25.4ms? If so, that's ~2x too large (double the fuel that's needed). Is the MS setup for 1 or 2 squirts per cycle?

Do you have a timing light? If so, unplug the injectors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By bobxyz
I used a late 93 harness when I converted from...

I used a late 93 harness when I converted from k-jet to LH2.4. Below are my notes on your two cabin connectors. Take a look and see if you can make sense of it, and if the wire colors actually...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By bobxyz
The hose on my '93 r134a A/C says "16mm", but it...

The hose on my '93 r134a A/C says "16mm", but it doesn't say Volvo so it may not be original. A scrap hose from a 91 or 92 (r12) looks like it's ~1/10th inch smaller on the od, and the metal end...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By bobxyz
A failing alternator might be able to generate...

A failing alternator might be able to generate enough electrical noise to cause false triggers from the LH2.2 distributor pickup, but it's doubtful. I'd re-check the disti pickup wiring, and the EZK...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By bobxyz
It will be easiest to replace all the original...

It will be easiest to replace all the original K-Jet relays, fuses and wiring with new ones. Follow this diagram as closely as you can, and ask questions if it doesn't match what you're seeing: ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,458
Posted By bobxyz
Do you hear it prime the pumps when you first...

Do you hear it prime the pumps when you first turn it on? If you're not getting any diag box codes when the probe is in socket #2 (ECU), but you are getting codes from socket #6 (EZK), try replacing...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By bobxyz
A '88 245 should have an electronic speedometer...

A '88 245 should have an electronic speedometer (vs. mechanical cable driven), so the VSS Vehicle Speed Signal is available on the back of the cluster, but will need a new wire to connect it to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By bobxyz
I'd suggest converting to LH2.4. You'll need a...

I'd suggest converting to LH2.4. You'll need a NA LH2.4 240 Engine Wiring Harness, plus a LH2.4 Turbo ECU, a EZK116 Turbo ignition box, the Turbo injector resistor module with wiring, a LH2.4 MAF...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,605
Posted By bobxyz
Ohhhh, I like puzzles, I'll guess ROH.

Ohhhh, I like puzzles, I'll guess ROH.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By bobxyz
I think the issue of the OBD diags not working is...

I think the issue of the OBD diags not working is separate from the CPS/car dying.

The OBD diag box has two wires to power and ground, plus one wire to the EZK (#6) and one wire to the ECU (#2). ...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-25-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,968
Posted By bobxyz
^^^ they're part of the deluxe MS3pro kit...

^^^ they're part of the deluxe MS3pro kit (https://www.diyautotune.com/shop/mspro-efi-ems/ms3pro/ms3pro-ecu/), but they're also available individually...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-25-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,968
Posted By bobxyz
Looks fine :) I'd chase down your voltage...

Looks fine :)

I'd chase down your voltage drop before doing much else. Either your battery's dead and you're running on just the trickle charger (try the headlights), or you have a really...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-23-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,968
Posted By bobxyz
Looks like you added the resistors in series...

Looks like you added the resistors in series instead of a pullup configuration. The original crank / cam wires should go directly from CAS to MS3. In addition, connect one end of each 1K resistor...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-22-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,968
Posted By bobxyz
The config settings look mostly OK. You may need...

The config settings look mostly OK. You may need to flip the Second Trigger Active On edge if your fixed 10degree timing is way off with a timing light. For full sequential, you want COP instead of...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-22-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,968
Posted By bobxyz
You need a 1K ohm pullup resistor to Vref (+5v)...

You need a 1K ohm pullup resistor to Vref (+5v) on the crank pin, and another 1K pullup on the cam pin. These can be added either to the harness, or usually within the MS box (I'm not sure if...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By bobxyz
To begin with, you can use the distributor, coil,...

To begin with, you can use the distributor, coil, ignition box, and ballast resistor from the original K-Jet B21FT car. In one of the old ignition greenbooks, you can find the advance/retard curves...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By bobxyz
You can use a LH2.2 temperature sensor (2 pin,...

You can use a LH2.2 temperature sensor (2 pin, single sensor, not grounded to block) or one pin of a LH2.4 temperature sensor (2 pin, 2 separate sensors, using block for common ground). Measure the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 12:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,406
Posted By bobxyz
Your hypothesis for the blown fuses sounds...

Your hypothesis for the blown fuses sounds reasonable. With this, your alternator charging voltage at the battery is OK, but on the low side. It sounds like you've done some voltage drop tests and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,406
Posted By bobxyz
Huh??? What sort of alternator do you have? The...

Huh??? What sort of alternator do you have? The standard small 55Amp Bosch alternators have a B+ stud and a recessed D+ male spade terminal. Terminal 61 is another name for the D+ spade terminal. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,406
Posted By bobxyz
Fuse 13 supplies a bunch of stuff, including the...

Fuse 13 supplies a bunch of stuff, including the instrument cluster. If fuse 13 is bad, then the D+ connection to the alternator doesn't get voltage which means the field coil in the alternator...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 946,022
Posted By bobxyz
^^^ post 566 is the same one I have bookmarked...

^^^ post 566 is the same one I have bookmarked for latest instructions. Post 639 shows a recent, or maybe latest?, kit.

If you look at the squirter parts carefully, you'll find that there's a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By bobxyz
I have no experience with these, but white855T...

I have no experience with these, but white855T suggested in this thread: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=344174
to try:...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 946,022
Posted By bobxyz
Web search for: BMW Oil Spraying Nozzle...

Web search for: BMW Oil Spraying Nozzle 11111739907
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By bobxyz
Make sure the fan position overlaps the one...

Make sure the fan position overlaps the one corner -- 740 Tic shrouds are similar, but the fan is more centered. Normal NA 240 shrouds are ~7" deep. The 240 Tic shrouds are ~3 1/4" deep. I've seen...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,250
Posted By bobxyz
See group buys in For Sale for some additional...

See group buys in For Sale for some additional info
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By bobxyz
These may help: ...

These may help:
http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=346287
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=344679

Is your VSS signal the one I think it is? If so, it may not play...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,398
Posted By bobxyz
Are you running standard fuel pressure again? ...

Are you running standard fuel pressure again? Have you checked that the fuel pressure regulator is working correctly and that the vacuum line is dry (what's the pressure at the rail at idle and at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By bobxyz
Clearly you must have riled the Old Norse gods of...

Clearly you must have riled the Old Norse gods of K-Jet. You'll need to ask the experts here what a suitable sacrifice is to restore their good graces.

If you want to take apart a Denso, see:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By bobxyz
Glad that it's working again, but I agree that...

Glad that it's working again, but I agree that it's weird that the densos failed.

AFAIK, there should be no problem running a 100A on an older car as long as it has a normal battery and the...
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