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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Martin L.
You could measure the voltage between ground and...

You could measure the voltage between ground and the coolant to check for chemical electrolysis. Also use a pH test strip.
From the back of my head under 0,3V and at or above pH7,0 is O.K.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,612
Posted By Martin L.
Nothing. Just unplugged the fan wiring from the...

Nothing. Just unplugged the fan wiring from the relay.

My point in switching to a mechanical fan was not overall cooling (the engine will never overheat in this climate), but constant airflow...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,612
Posted By Martin L.
I also swapped to the narrower mechanical fan...

I also swapped to the narrower mechanical fan shroud, left the other 15cm uncovered. The electric fan shroud will not work, it's too short and doesn't reach the fan. Cooling was fine before and...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,084
Posted By Martin L.
Toyota 3S-GE?

Toyota 3S-GE?
Forum: website & board 02-16-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 17,512
Posted By Martin L.
Sent! I nearly missed it... phew.

Sent! I nearly missed it... phew.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Martin L.
The rods are guided by the pistons.

The rods are guided by the pistons.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By Martin L.
Vacuum leak would be the first thing that comes...

Vacuum leak would be the first thing that comes to mind.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,097
Posted By Martin L.
The 200 NA Pistons have a protruding part in the...

The 200 NA Pistons have a protruding part in the middle, that could actually hit the valves. But If you mill it flat, you have no interference with valve lift unter 12mm (I did not measure, but the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,097
Posted By Martin L.
Like every serious cam would. Or every engine of...

Like every serious cam would. Or every engine of the last 20 years.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,087
Posted By Martin L.
Judging by the color of the turbine housing, the...

Judging by the color of the turbine housing, the temperature after a longer WOT drive is around 750°C/1400°F on some areas. TD04-16T
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By Martin L.
But that has nothing to do with the quality of...

But that has nothing to do with the quality of the core itself? I was quite convinced of Nissens quality.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By Martin L.
I had no Problems with several Nissens radiators...

I had no Problems with several Nissens radiators and heater cores for at least 10 Years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By Martin L.
The G80 surely acts as locker, but it has...

The G80 surely acts as locker, but it has clutches, see post from hiperfauto.
The clutches just don't act like in a LSD, but are either open or completely closed by the cams of the actuating...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By Martin L.
Its relatively unkommon for them to wear out, as...

Its relatively unkommon for them to wear out, as they slam shut when actuated. G80 is not an LSD.
Forum: showroom 10-15-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 9,451
Views: 3,043,287
Posted By Martin L.
http://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/740_so...

http://lindhoff-maschinenbau.de/forenbilder/740_sonnenuntergang.jpg

Bad cellphone pic, but it looked nice with the sun i thought.

D.E, nice appearance! :)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,245
Posted By Martin L.
Turbo and NA are the same. I dont know about...

Turbo and NA are the same. I dont know about Autozone, but these are some of the filters I know of.

Mann W917
Mahle OC204
Hengst H10W22
Bosch 0451103219
Mapco 61062
Filtron OP568...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,707
Posted By Martin L.
You could just change the injectors back for...

You could just change the injectors back for gasoline, if you dont have to switch frequently. It takes about 5 minutes.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,707
Posted By Martin L.
With the stock chip 470cc injectors would be...

With the stock chip 470cc injectors would be perfect for E85. Fuel cut will be an issue with boost pressure above ca. 0.8 to 1.0bar.
Back when E85 was sold in Germany I ran a switchable chip with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,111
Posted By Martin L.
Is the battery fixed tightly? I had this fool me...

Is the battery fixed tightly? I had this fool me for days.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,595
Posted By Martin L.
I had exactly the same problem twice, which...

I had exactly the same problem twice, which disappeared one time after reworking some ground connections behind the dash and in the engine bay, the other time after resoldering the flexible circuit...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,656
Posted By Martin L.
Brantho Korrux 3in1 is a very durable paint for...

Brantho Korrux 3in1 is a very durable paint for things like this. I painted my trailer and lots of other stuff frequently exposed to roadsalt (axles, splash shields, rims etc.) with it and nothing is...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,290
Posted By Martin L.
Everything fits. 2.0l never came low pressure.

Everything fits. 2.0l never came low pressure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,125
Posted By Martin L.
Does it steer normally from lock to lock using...

Does it steer normally from lock to lock using even force on the steering wheel? Then change (flush) the fluid first, in many cases the problem will disappear.
The cheapest ATF will be fine - and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,092
Posted By Martin L.
I once gained 0,7V at the headlight bulbs by...

I once gained 0,7V at the headlight bulbs by adding a ground strap from the alternator housing to battery plus. All factory wires looked, felt and measured fine though. I then reworked all ground...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,457
Posted By Martin L.
Sorry, I assumed original lamp assemblys in the...

Sorry, I assumed original lamp assemblys in the previous post. The aftermarket ones often have ill fitting sockets. You may have to file the tabs of the the aftermarket bulb holders to move easy in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,457
Posted By Martin L.
I (glove size 11) have no problem with reaching...

I (glove size 11) have no problem with reaching the bulb holders an even looking in there reinserting them.
The holders also are fine IMHO.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,138
Posted By Martin L.
Is it? :-D Just leave the lights on or off...

Is it? :-D

Just leave the lights on or off but not in the middle position.
Gently pull off the frame around the switches and you see how to access the switch.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,076
Posted By Martin L.
The 1mm vent hole is irrelevant compared to the...

The 1mm vent hole is irrelevant compared to the amount of air the engine uses.

If adjusted to an effective charge pressure of 11psi, why does the valve open at 2psi already? Maybe the ball is not...
Forum: showroom 10-05-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,864
Posted By Martin L.
Haha, LZ BMX steering wheel. :cool:

Haha, LZ BMX steering wheel. :cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By Martin L.
Yes. Also the two common cracks in the...

Yes.
Also the two common cracks in the wastegate rim could have met and a piece is fallen out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,460
Posted By Martin L.
OP visited asfaltseliten.com too often. :-D

OP visited asfaltseliten.com too often. :-D
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,715
Posted By Martin L.
But it would be fast and easy to diagnose/rule...

But it would be fast and easy to diagnose/rule out. And is talked about for days now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,715
Posted By Martin L.
For fife days now. Checked finally?

For fife days now. Checked finally?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,240
Posted By Martin L.
You are aware, that this is just shows "somehow...

You are aware, that this is just shows "somehow rich" - "λ=1" - "somehow lean", not exact values?
The sensor input needs to be spliced to the black wire from the lambda sond, + and - to some + and -...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,970
Posted By Martin L.
I think they are somehow still referring to the...

I think they are somehow still referring to the old (up to 1979 in Germany) unit kilopond, which was defined as the force, one kilogram of mass generates towards the CG of earth. So approximately 10N.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By Martin L.
Put it in with brake cleaner like bicycle grips....

Put it in with brake cleaner like bicycle grips. After the solvent has evaporated, it sits really firmly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By Martin L.
Your specification is in millimeter, I presume?...

Your specification is in millimeter, I presume? Then leave it, those 5/100mm don't hurt, especially on the exhaust valves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By Martin L.
100A is nearly 1,5kW. Shouldn't this be...

100A is nearly 1,5kW. Shouldn't this be sufficient for powerful audio and additional lighting?
The ampifiers draw only a small percentage of their nominal maximum power at average. Peaks are covered...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,938
Posted By Martin L.
That could be right, we tuned the original ECU...

That could be right, we tuned the original ECU first for E85, WOT is around λ 0.95. From that the LPG tuner went a little richer. Still leaner than the original gasoline chip, I presume.
If I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,938
Posted By Martin L.
Tune it a little richer under boost, as the...

Tune it a little richer under boost, as the enthalpy for LPG is way under the one for Gasoline. The combustion chambers get much warmer on LPG under load at the same λ-value.
Have fun driving...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,938
Posted By Martin L.
A friend drives a 940 with a Prins LPG system....

A friend drives a 940 with a Prins LPG system. The computer can not create sequential injection signals on it's own, so the injectors are batch-firig just like the gasoline ones. The tuner mentioned,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,186
Posted By Martin L.
Resolution: The hot wire in the MAF is broken....

Resolution:
The hot wire in the MAF is broken. The car runs fine with another MAF.
Thanks for the help.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,186
Posted By Martin L.
Found it:...

Found it: https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/B230FTimingBeltAlignment.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,186
Posted By Martin L.
Ignition timing checks out with the strobe light....

Ignition timing checks out with the strobe light. So the balancer hasn't moved on the crank. Upper timing cover is already removed, so tomorrow I will try to see the mark on the timing gear. It's a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,186
Posted By Martin L.
Correct, regulates according to manifold...

Correct, regulates according to manifold pressure.


Markings are OK, but as said, the key of the gear could have sheared off. The positioning pin of the upper gear is OK.


Normal, about...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,186
Posted By Martin L.
A/F problem, no power, glowing manifold

I have encountered a problem, I would like to ask about:

1992 940 turbo, LH2.4, 15G, Moates Ostrich.

Drove to lunch, everything was fine, did some harsh accelerating on the way.
After lunch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,505
Posted By Martin L.
My '92 945 turbo did exactly this with a cruddy...

My '92 945 turbo did exactly this with a cruddy IAC valve. I just cleaned it with carbon dissolver and the problem went away.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2016, 05:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,976
Posted By Martin L.
Sorry, just wanted to motivate you to search data...

Sorry, just wanted to motivate you to search data sheets. :cheers:
And what nathan said above, then you are prepared for every fuel that you may use in future.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,805
Posted By Martin L.
Once I had somewhat "sticky" injectors, maybe due...

Once I had somewhat "sticky" injectors, maybe due to corrosion or something that got dissolved by the E85. Problem represented itself in stumbling idle when warm, very rough and erratic acceleration...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,976
Posted By Martin L.
Same here. AEMs website...

Same here.
AEMs website (http://aemelectronics.com/products/fuel-delivery/high-flow-fuel-pumps/320lph-e85-compatible-high-flow-in-tank-fuel-pump-offset-inlet) states: "AEM’s 320lph E85-Compatible...
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