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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 842
Posted By alschnertz
Simple. New does not mean good.

Simple.
New does not mean good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 842
Posted By alschnertz
Have you checked for an intake manifold gasket...

Have you checked for an intake manifold gasket leak?
Or a warped intake manifold?

I know that doesn't affect timing and realize you have pulley issues also.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By alschnertz
Pretty much this. Be aware though, if there is...

Pretty much this.
Be aware though, if there is a problem with an order, there is no customer support.
Forum: showroom 02-25-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,045
Posted By alschnertz
12 year bump. Anyone know what kit was used by...

12 year bump.
Anyone know what kit was used by the OP here?
I see it was purchased at Walmart, but because Photobucket, I can't see the photos.

The headlights on my wife's minivan could use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,938
Posted By alschnertz
That stinks. I've had very good luck with...

That stinks.
I've had very good luck with Tasca.
Though, if I was in a pinch, I probably would have driven the 60 miles just to make sure I had the part in my hands.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By alschnertz
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By alschnertz
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Forum: website & board 02-08-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 7,367
Posted By alschnertz
Glad to help.

Glad to help.
Forum: events 01-25-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,694
Posted By alschnertz
May want to add this to put it in context since...

May want to add this to put it in context since your query is now in a different forum.

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=346404
Forum: showroom 01-24-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 54,968
Posted By alschnertz
Good stuff. Wish I took a snap of 16' decking...

Good stuff.
Wish I took a snap of 16' decking stuffed inside/outside my S40. Trunk sill was just about the tipping point.

Enjoying your build thread.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By alschnertz
I would use WD40 to clean whatever old grease,...

I would use WD40 to clean whatever old grease, dust or dirt is on the latches. Then see how well they work before adding grease.
Perhaps just a good cleaning will eliminate your issue.

I try to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By alschnertz
Keep it simple. Get yourself a voltage meter...

Keep it simple. Get yourself a voltage meter (they're cheap) and check that you are getting 12V at the headlight plug. Go from there.

A buddy of mine sent his car to a repair shop for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By alschnertz
:nod:

:nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By alschnertz
Isn't it just a u-bolt that goes through th...

Isn't it just a u-bolt that goes through th bracket?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By alschnertz
You will not be able to drive that 145 fast...

You will not be able to drive that 145 fast enough to hurt a stock B20.
Didn't they redline at 6500 rpm? I'd imagine 75 mph will be around 4K.
The only harm will be to your eardrums.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By alschnertz
Oh, you're quite correct in that CT is very...

Oh, you're quite correct in that CT is very backwards.
Yes, 89 E10 is available at most places. However, I usually tank up at BJ's or Costco since they run about $0.35 / gallon less. And they only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By alschnertz
What's driving this query is an issue with my '01...

What's driving this query is an issue with my '01 S40.
It has a slight pinging issue under a medium load for a second or two right after it shifts gears.
We've always used 87 octane E10 and I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By alschnertz
Does octane affect gasoline density?

Just wondering if lower octane 87 E10 is more dense than higher 93 E10.

Couldn't find anything about density in my google search.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By alschnertz
Joe Curto in New York. Tom Bryant in Maine. ...

Joe Curto in New York.
Tom Bryant in Maine.

Haven't had contact with either of them in a long time.

Stick to the wrong coast and HPA.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,804
Posted By alschnertz
Just curious why KG recommends an Allen headed...

Just curious why KG recommends an Allen headed bolt yet the factory used a typical 6-sided hex-bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,180
Posted By alschnertz
Here's another resource for overdrive parts,...

Here's another resource for overdrive parts, repair and advice.

http://www.quantumechanics.com/
It's been a long time (10+ years) since I last used Quantum Mechanics, but at the time, John was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,804
Posted By alschnertz
:ninja: Not everyone. :ninja:

:ninja:
Not everyone.
:ninja:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,507
Posted By alschnertz
You may have to true-up the fuel bowl covers to...

You may have to true-up the fuel bowl covers to stop leaks on your HIFs.
They sometimes get warped and won't seal properly even with new o-rings.
It's easy enough to do with a file or some emory...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By alschnertz
I believe I put 2 huge metal washers against the...

I believe I put 2 huge metal washers against the firewall.
I can look tomorrow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By alschnertz
:nod: I'd question whether the 25-year old (+)...

:nod:
I'd question whether the 25-year old (+) radiator is flowing properly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,938
Posted By alschnertz
I didn't mention FCP because someone else did. ...

I didn't mention FCP because someone else did.
I like FCP and appreciate their commitment to DIY'ers. I've rolled with their changes over the years.
Their lifetime guaranty is the real deal and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,938
Posted By alschnertz
Tasca in the northeast.

Tasca in the northeast.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,844
Posted By alschnertz
Wow. People still buy Michelin tires?

Wow.
People still buy Michelin tires?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By alschnertz
I don't get the obsession with lowering. ...

I don't get the obsession with lowering.

Though it's "not your first rodeo", I was surprised you didn't notice since you knew there was a brake issue for a "couple months". Seems pretty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By alschnertz
IB4 "1936 Hupmobile?"

IB4
"1936 Hupmobile?"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By alschnertz
That's what I thought too. I was using the...

That's what I thought too. I was using the black-box code readout. The link confirms what I've learned about the cat. efficiency codes.



I have a scan tool that will display voltages of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By alschnertz
Remove the radiator cap (WHEN COOL!) and observe...

Remove the radiator cap (WHEN COOL!) and observe the coolant level inside the radiator.
It should be just below (1/2" or so) the top of the radiator.

I believe expansion tanks showed up on 1967...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By alschnertz
Exhaust leak and cat. efficiency

1995 854T; 258,000 miles

Can an exhaust leak downstream of the catalytic converter cause a 4-4-3 (catalytic efficiency) code?

There is a small leak at the front pipe /rear pipe junction and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By alschnertz
Are you sure you used the correct throw out...

Are you sure you used the correct throw out bearing?
My foggy memory seems to think that there may have been two different sizes.

Is the clutch cable tight to the firewall?
I think later clutch...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 54,086
Posted By alschnertz
Been said before, but you guys are doing very...

Been said before, but you guys are doing very nice work.
The tribute to a 122 wagon hinged license plate is excellent!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By alschnertz
:omg: Pretty sure you're not serious given your...

:omg:
Pretty sure you're not serious given your proclivity to diagnose before throwing parts.
Pretty funny though.
Forum: website & board 04-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By alschnertz
Posting price in For Sale forum

I get it. Post a price on the item you're selling.

But, if you're parting out a whole car and asking what anyone needs from this whole car, how can you post a price? I mean, there are hundreds of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By alschnertz
I should clarify. There are no other codes...

I should clarify.
There are no other codes showing. The misfire at WOT is detected by the seat of my pants. The car sees WOT maybe once or twice a year. I just don't drive it that hard.
I guess...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By alschnertz
'01 S40 P0420 code

216,000 miles
I'm getting a recurring P0420 code (Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)) on my 2001 S40.

Sometimes it resets itself after 120 miles +/-. Sometimes I reset the CEL...
Forum: website & board 04-01-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,251
Posted By alschnertz
Same here. Home is fine w/ W10 and Firefox. ...

Same here. Home is fine w/ W10 and Firefox.

My work phone logs me out. But only after I complete the log-in screen.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,538
Posted By alschnertz
I'm a fan of the rope trick. I had the rope...

I'm a fan of the rope trick.

I had the rope get caught in a valve once too on my 850.
I was able to get it out by making sure the piston was down and pulling on the rope while pushing the valves...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By alschnertz
Been there too. Maybe you can get some info....

Been there too.
Maybe you can get some info. from this;
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=266589&highlight=fuse
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By alschnertz
It is how I remembered it. Though the photo of...

It is how I remembered it. Though the photo of the bottom doesn't show it well, the side pillar trim would be installed first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By alschnertz
IIRC, the side pieces would go in first. Then...

IIRC, the side pieces would go in first.
Then the bottom.
I don't think the top makes any difference because I think the top has a metal clip that bridges between the top and side trim?
I can look...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,129
Posted By alschnertz
This. Agreed that using the long shifter as...

This.

Agreed that using the long shifter as originally equipped will simplify things too. I actually like the original long shifter for its uniqueness. Regardless, hopefully the M40 that you got...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By alschnertz
Didn't even think of a few things that were...

Didn't even think of a few things that were suggested.
Namely the turbo, injectors and ABS module (where is that?).

Was figuring on pulling:
Front bumper fillers, tow hook cover;
Headlights +...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,030
Posted By alschnertz
Why not just pull the tank out and clean it in...

Why not just pull the tank out and clean it in the driveway?
I think 122 gas tanks are pretty easy to remove.

I've heard of people pulling the tank, throwing small sharp stones inside and shaking...
Forum: showroom 03-23-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,367
Posted By alschnertz
Also missed this thread. Hat's off to...

Also missed this thread.

Hat's off to OP.:godlike:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By alschnertz
What would you pull before scrapping an 850 Turbo?

1995 850 Turbo Sedan.

Looks like it'll be going to the crusher.
Would like to keep all the parts, but BTDT with large early 140 parts and regretted it.

What do you think is worth reselling?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,129
Posted By alschnertz
M40 and M41 will have the same mounting points. ...

M40 and M41 will have the same mounting points.
I was wondering if the car had an automatic which would be a more difficult swap.
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