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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By dl242gt
You have to fool summit racing and tell them to...

You have to fool summit racing and tell them to get you the 4+3
bell housing like ^^ he just told you. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By dl242gt
Never heard of that name. Canton Mecca was the...

Never heard of that name. Canton Mecca was the brand that sold oil accumulators. You can use it two ways. The usual is to preoil your engine. Another method is to use it to fill with oil while the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By dl242gt
Or if you want to try something instead of...

Or if you want to try something instead of fiberglass. You could use this after the grinding and rust neutralizing. Lab metal....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By dl242gt
What brand of rotors? What brand of pads? Could...

What brand of rotors? What brand of pads? Could be the rotors and also something worn in the steering. How are the wheel bearings are they loose?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By dl242gt
I think you would need to change the button on...

I think you would need to change the button on the shifter to a on/off button instead of the push to contact type button. Otherwise everytime you hit the button. You'll turn on the overdrive for as...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 124
Posted By dl242gt
Since this is your first engine swap and you have...

Since this is your first engine swap and you have basic mechanical experience. I would take the route with the redblock. A redblock with a good cam sounds great and a good setup with the redblock...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By dl242gt
If I recall correctly the speeduino is a micro...

If I recall correctly the speeduino is a micro controller with serial output pins. You'll have to configure an output to drive the circuit like Bob listed for the MS1 to drive a tach.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By dl242gt
Wow, those are low ratios. There were no modern...

Wow, those are low ratios. There were no modern high speed highways like an interstate in Sweden back then and they wanted to make sure the vehicle could haul the whole family up the mountain with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By dl242gt
Update. I tied the orange wire to power and the...

Update. I tied the orange wire to power and the seat works great. Thanks so much!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By dl242gt
Thank you! I will try that with a fused jumper...

Thank you! I will try that with a fused jumper just to be sure I don't blow something up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By dl242gt
wiring diagram

wiring diagram
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By dl242gt
power seat connections

I am troubleshooting a lack of power seat operation. My friend swapped power seats into
his 88 740 turbo from a 960. We connected the red and black wires to power and ground
respectively and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 55,300
Posted By dl242gt
Love that blue. It's such a pleasant shade. Says...

Love that blue. It's such a pleasant shade. Says happy car whenever you look at it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,342
Posted By dl242gt
When I had to deal with a rear door that won't...

When I had to deal with a rear door that won't open. I took off the door card from inside the car. It wasn't easy to get it off. However, with some careful bending I was able to finagle it out. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,645
Posted By dl242gt
Sick wheel selection? Check. They are very...

Sick wheel selection? Check. They are very impressive wheels. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By dl242gt
I use a wooden stick so I don't damage the...

I use a wooden stick so I don't damage the plastic. Then I pry it out from underneath with the stick. Something like that should work. I think you can use a pry bar just be careful not to break the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By dl242gt
It may be the oring for the pcv box on the engine.

It may be the oring for the pcv box on the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By dl242gt
You can remove fuse 4 and 6 and then jumper from...

You can remove fuse 4 and 6 and then jumper from the left side of fuse six to the right side of fuse four. that will run only the intank pump and yes it will push fuel through the main pump and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By dl242gt
You can use a set of jumper cables from negative...

You can use a set of jumper cables from negative battery to the block to test if it's the ground side of the circuit. Use the one black negative lead on the jumper cables.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By dl242gt
If the car sat for a long time. If you have spark...

If the car sat for a long time. If you have spark and injector pulse. I'd pull a plug or two and see if they are wet or dry. Wet then you need to check for the leaky injector. If they are dry then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By dl242gt
I am guessing but it's probably the same as your...

I am guessing but it's probably the same as your 220. A 4.56 rear axle ratio.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By dl242gt
May want to also check the engine coolant temp...

May want to also check the engine coolant temp circuit. I don't think that early motronic has any code readout. If the coolant temp sensor circuit is high resistance or open. The engine won't go into...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By dl242gt
OBD is the module by the strut tower/brake...

OBD is the module by the strut tower/brake booster area. For the fuel pump relay to turn on. It has to have switched 12 from one of the switched fuses like fuse 12 for example. I think it's listed as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By dl242gt
Have you checked GCP? They may still sell it. I...

Have you checked GCP? They may still sell it. I was still able to buy the head light adjusting screw and that little plastic adjuster base that the screw goes through. 18,19,20 in the diagram.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,608
Posted By dl242gt
The west coast should have lots of cores for...

The west coast should have lots of cores for Selholm. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By dl242gt
Leaning the strut in a bit more at a guess would...

Leaning the strut in a bit more at a guess would make the toe move toward toe out. How much is too hard to say. I'd suggest getting one of those laser tape measures and check it after you move the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,317
Posted By dl242gt
Cool video! Driving like Beau Svenson in Breaking...

Cool video! Driving like Beau Svenson in Breaking Point!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By dl242gt
My VADIS stopped running several years ago due to...

My VADIS stopped running several years ago due to the date running out on the program. If I back date my computer it will run.

I would suggest using a breakout box if you can find one. That will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By dl242gt
Since you are using a one step colder plug. My...

Since you are using a one step colder plug. My take is that you are having spark blowout under boost. Your engine doesn't need colder plugs. Get the stock BPR6ES in there and gap to .028".

Make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,148
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, I have used this several times. It looks...

Yes, I have used this several times. It looks amazing if you like electricity. I even
found a plug wire that was arcing through the boot to the head using this method.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By dl242gt
Pro Vovo in Freehold NJ has done a lot of custom...

Pro Vovo in Freehold NJ has done a lot of custom work for customers. You could try them if Overdrive doesn't work out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By dl242gt
You can use a test light to confirm whether you...

You can use a test light to confirm whether you are getting burn off. Backprobe the connector on the maf on the burn off wire and see if it briefly turns the light on about 45 seconds after you shut...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By dl242gt
That's great. I guess I'll shop around a bit....

That's great. I guess I'll shop around a bit. Thanks for the info. No more local
hardware stores around here anymore. I guess I was just seeing the ebay top
dollar pricing.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 302,348
Posted By dl242gt
Nice fix on the steering rack! It was a really...

Nice fix on the steering rack! It was a really nice day and I'm so glad you made the ride. Your car is one of my favorites. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By dl242gt
How are the driveline components? Stuff like the...

How are the driveline components? Stuff like the ujoints and support bearing? Also make sure the rear axle is full of oil.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By dl242gt
How are the contacts in the connector? I would...

How are the contacts in the connector? I would also check the fuel ecu for being a 561 unit. They make false codes and don't run quite as smooth as the 951 version. Also while you're checking the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,608
Posted By dl242gt
^^^ What was said above. Change the oil annually...

^^^ What was said above. Change the oil annually and the rack will last longer and run smoother. A snake oil I have had success with for steering is Moly Slip. Seemed to help the steering racks I've...
Forum: showroom 09-21-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,617
Views: 2,752,622
Posted By dl242gt
Cool picture. This is reminiscent of the drawings...

Cool picture. This is reminiscent of the drawings from the John Muir VW repair
manuals called 'How to keep your volkswagon alive'. Mr. Cohen must have read
those books. Thanks for posting that.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By dl242gt
I'd suggest porting the 530, too. My other...

I'd suggest porting the 530, too. My other suggestion would be to get something like a V16 n/a cam for a really good amount of spice.
Forum: events 09-20-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By dl242gt
Bump with next meet date.

Bump with next meet date.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,385
Posted By dl242gt
:cool: I was just browsing VP autoparts and they...

:cool: I was just browsing VP autoparts and they have a lot of Volvo paints available.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like a good product. Thank you. I...

Looks like a good product. Thank you.

I really don't want to use the Xylene since it is such a dangerous chemical. I breathed in enough of that stuff 30 years ago when working with all those old...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By dl242gt
I think you would find more of a compromise with...

I think you would find more of a compromise with something from Enem. I'd contact them and ask what they suggest. Using it both turbo and n/a is kind of tough because you want that low overlap on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,632
Posted By dl242gt
There is a group buy gong on right now for Enem...

There is a group buy gong on right now for Enem Cams. I'd suggest a V15T or even a V16T.

Way back when tuning my Porsche 356 using the factory timing map. There is a small jump in the advance...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,371
Posted By dl242gt
My MVP system came with a bracket for the bell...

My MVP system came with a bracket for the bell housing. So, I never added a flex pipe when I built the pipe but it would be a good idea for less vibration in the exhaust.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By dl242gt
Also the contacts in those connectors can spread...

Also the contacts in those connectors can spread apart making poor contact when connected.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 861
Posted By dl242gt
There was a Volvo repair and parts place called...

There was a Volvo repair and parts place called Red Block Performance in the Portland area. I never dealt with them but have watched their videos on Utube. Had lots of parts and said to call with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,148
Posted By dl242gt
Have you checked the distributor cap for cracks?...

Have you checked the distributor cap for cracks? They can be very small and hard to find. It also may be good to check the resistance of the plug wires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By dl242gt
I browsed buying Xylene and it's quite pricey....

I browsed buying Xylene and it's quite pricey. About 100$ a gallon similar in price to the tire softener. I'll think about it. Probably get the tire softener to try if I buy something.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 108,881
Posted By dl242gt
Well done. Gonna be a fun beast.

Well done. Gonna be a fun beast.
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