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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By dl242gt
When the bearing goes bad. It starts spinning...

When the bearing goes bad. It starts spinning with the driveshaft. That means the outer race is spinning in the rubber support. Howling. Good find, glad you got it figured out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 94
Posted By dl242gt
A 67 Amazon? Carfax? Don't think that would help....

A 67 Amazon? Carfax? Don't think that would help.

There are books that decode the vin. I don't remember all the stuff off hand but for example your 67 has two sections of vin information. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 115
Posted By dl242gt
For removal you can use an impact after you...

For removal you can use an impact after you compress the spring. But for assembly I like to use the Volvo tool to hold the center shaft of the strut. You will need a deep box wrench or the special...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By dl242gt
I would try resetting and clearning the code. The...

I would try resetting and clearning the code. The airbag system has a backup power supply. So maybe it was still powering the system when you removed the steering wheel causing a code?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By dl242gt
I also experienced premature red top optima...

I also experienced premature red top optima failure on two of them and gave up. Especially with the prices they charge now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By dl242gt
Just adding a relay to the stock 240 setup adds a...

Just adding a relay to the stock 240 setup adds a considerable amount of volume. Not as loud as the caddy horns but totally loud and also do the job well. Another nice update is if you have a late...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By dl242gt
Also consider the driveshaft yoke that Gary...

Also consider the driveshaft yoke that Gary Sellstrom used. I think it is the one from an Aerostar. It has a dampening ring and smooths out the driveline vibrations. As I understand it you can use...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By dl242gt
Are you sure you haven't overtightened the nuts...

Are you sure you haven't overtightened the nuts and pulled the studs out of the soft aluminum threads? I've used aftermarket hardware. Just has to be good quality stuff like the hardened studs and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By dl242gt
Companies like Eastwood used to sell steering...

Companies like Eastwood used to sell steering wheel restoration kits with the epoxy and other needed items all together.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By dl242gt
Do you mean the sway bar end link? Or the...

Do you mean the sway bar end link? Or the diagonal link from the body to the end of the control arm?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 843
Posted By dl242gt
Any update?

Any update?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 643
Posted By dl242gt
Seems to be leading to clogged injectors. Those...

Seems to be leading to clogged injectors. Those tests should help.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By dl242gt
Looks nice. Try a bit of smoke through that...

Looks nice. Try a bit of smoke through that evaorative system. Sometimes those leaks are in sneaky places.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 643
Posted By dl242gt
I just repaired a Bertone recently. The owner had...

I just repaired a Bertone recently. The owner had been working on it for a year trying to get it running. It would start then immediately stall. Brand new plugs were fouled with nasty varnish....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By dl242gt
When the imbalance happened to me I just lived...

When the imbalance happened to me I just lived with it. Just crank it up a bit more so your side is warmer. Or even better install a seat heater and enjoy direct warmth.

I refer you to this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By dl242gt
I've had to do a/c work on my 93 several times...

I've had to do a/c work on my 93 several times and the high pressure switch for cycling the fan actually does work. Mine does anyway. It's also interesting you mention those two ecu pins. I am...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 725
Posted By dl242gt
Make power and make it last a long time like a...

Make power and make it last a long time like a good redblock could.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, that was me about the uneven heating. It can...

Yes, that was me about the uneven heating. It can happen but the consensus is that the heat works well with versions like the core above above. I like the pwm controller. Harlard can you share more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By dl242gt
You didn't mention how many miles are on the car....

You didn't mention how many miles are on the car. I would suggest maybe a PCV service probably including oil separator box replacement. Also might be time to use 10-40w oil instead of the thinner...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By dl242gt
I would suggest trying the blue Tokico shocks...

I would suggest trying the blue Tokico shocks that are on ebay. I've seen them used with lowering springs. They are better made than the B4 Bilsteins in my opinion.

Plus they are blue and match...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 725
Posted By dl242gt
If that is the original water cooled Garrett...

If that is the original water cooled Garrett turbo on there. Then it would be 87-89. But since it has the earlier timing sprockets it's probably a bit earlier like 85 or so and had a replacement...
Forum: showroom 12-10-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By dl242gt
Very well done! That is excellent detail.

Very well done! That is excellent detail.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 843
Posted By dl242gt
Have you removed any spark plugs to look at what...

Have you removed any spark plugs to look at what was happening in the chambers? You can remove all the plugs and see if the crankshaft will turn without compression. Maybe you detonated and a chunk...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By dl242gt
I've never used bronze as a sealing washer. Go...

I've never used bronze as a sealing washer. Go with the softer copper or aluminum sealing washers for a sealed connection.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By dl242gt
when I discovered how correcded and damaged the...

when I discovered how correcded and damaged the battery terminal was under the late model fuse block. I was able to source a gold plated marine terminal from one of the local auto stores to replace...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,908
Posted By dl242gt
Doesn't detonation create burnt snickerdoodles?...

Doesn't detonation create burnt snickerdoodles? Give that monster a cookie!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
760: headlights
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Posted By dl242gt
Well the ones I tried had so much glare and...

Well the ones I tried had so much glare and scatter that it actually reduced my vision at night. It was lke a giant whiteout. Really must have been awful to have me driving at you, too.

I ended...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By dl242gt
In all that time did you service the oil...

In all that time did you service the oil separator referred to above? You will want to service it on this 940 if you haven't. I've had these seals fail and they make a mess. Never a failure like you...
Forum: showroom 12-06-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 964
Posted By dl242gt
You can cook up some good meat on that grill on...

You can cook up some good meat on that grill on the exhaust! Hot drinks and grilled food from your car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By dl242gt
That tool will save you much grief when pulling...

That tool will save you much grief when pulling plastic pins like the one in the panel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By dl242gt
I would upgrade the stock bulbs to a higher...

I would upgrade the stock bulbs to a higher quality bulb and add the relay harness to the headlight circuit.

Then I second the suggestion to add under the bumper fog lights. You can get an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By dl242gt
You mean the small hose that runs to the coolant...

You mean the small hose that runs to the coolant reservoir? What color is the pressure cap on the coolant reservoir? If it is blue or gray you need to change it to the black cap. The pressure is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By dl242gt
Damn can't believe they would test emissions on a...

Damn can't believe they would test emissions on a thirty year old car. Even here in nj they stopped that silliness and only test 1995 and newer now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By dl242gt
Nice work! Just had to make up the lost spacing....

Nice work! Just had to make up the lost spacing. So nice when the fan is quiet. Enjoy!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By dl242gt
An oxygen sensor generates a small voltage. You...

An oxygen sensor generates a small voltage. You can use the continuity testing for the wiring. But don't test with the sensor connected. Ohmmeters generate a small voltage too.

Have you made sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,908
Posted By dl242gt
The nordic engine destructo gods approve. Looks...

The nordic engine destructo gods approve. Looks like the top of the piston was banging on the cylinder head. Was that a tight squish engine? Maybe the impact was breaking off small pieces of aluminum...
Forum: showroom 12-05-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,110
Posted By dl242gt
If you want a high quality mild steel sport...

If you want a high quality mild steel sport exhaust. I suggest a Simons sport exhaust from Skandix.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By dl242gt
Get in touch via PM if you need help with your...

Get in touch via PM if you need help with your car. We have a good group of people here in NJ.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By dl242gt
probably the difference between an egr version...

probably the difference between an egr version and non egr would be my guess.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,908
Posted By dl242gt
Amazing how these can keep running even with a...

Amazing how these can keep running even with a chunk of something bouncing around in there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By dl242gt
The overdrive relay works from the button on the...

The overdrive relay works from the button on the shifter with a momentary pulse of twelve volts to change the state oif the relay. this is contolled by the suspected fourth gear switch. it is a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,115
Posted By dl242gt
bneshop.com is Ben. The rear subframe is a part...

bneshop.com is Ben. The rear subframe is a part that needs upgrading to put up with any abusive driving.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,115
Posted By dl242gt
Don't forget to look into rear subframe upgrades....

Don't forget to look into rear subframe upgrades. You can reinforce the stock one or buy something from Ben.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By dl242gt
If this is a US market model vehicle then it has...

If this is a US market model vehicle then it has the systems described above. there might be slightly different engines if it is not a US model.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By dl242gt
No ignition lock on these. Why not tow the car to...

No ignition lock on these. Why not tow the car to where you want it and fix the ignition there?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By dl242gt
You mean the rear wheel bearings? They are all...

You mean the rear wheel bearings? They are all the same size on 240 series if that is what you refer to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By dl242gt
Good find. Without the knock sensor detected the...

Good find. Without the knock sensor detected the timing was always pulled making it run crappy.
Forum: showroom 11-30-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,110
Posted By dl242gt
Nice car, too! Enjoy.

Nice car, too! Enjoy.
Forum: showroom 11-30-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,110
Posted By dl242gt
Those won't last long with lowering springs. That...

Those won't last long with lowering springs. That is the stock shock absorber. If you are looking for an affordable shock good with lowing springs. I've always read the Tokico ones are good. That is...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By dl242gt
The sedan lowering springs are probably stiff...

The sedan lowering springs are probably stiff enough to do what you want. Wagon springs on a sedan will be harsh unless the trunk is loaded all the time.
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