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Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Nickagriffin
The trans is out, just not apart. Still trying to...

The trans is out, just not apart. Still trying to find some time to take it apart.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,074
Posted By Nickagriffin
Yes, it has a PRO 5.0 shifter. Reached into the...

Yes, it has a PRO 5.0 shifter. Reached into the pilot bearing and it seemed to spin freely by hand
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,074
Posted By Nickagriffin
Ok, thanks. I'll start pulling

Ok, thanks. I'll start pulling
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,074
Posted By Nickagriffin
Ok, I'll give it a try but won't really be sure...

Ok, I'll give it a try but won't really be sure what I'm looking at. Not familiar with trans internals at all. I did take it out of the car this evening and took a look at the input shaft, seemed...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,074
Posted By Nickagriffin
T5 Swap Gone Wrong

Hey all,

I recently did a T5 swap using a '93 WC T5 from a Mustang GT. I used the yoshifab kit and shimmed it as close as I could with the shims I got. It seemed fine at first, made noise, but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,371
Posted By Nickagriffin
Couldn't find much on the aerostar yoke, so I...

Couldn't find much on the aerostar yoke, so I just went with the DANA SPICER 2-3-8251X slip yoke. I think 6.5" is the correct length with a 47" shaft. Hopefully I'm right.

Will report back when...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,371
Posted By Nickagriffin
Oh ok, I didn't know running 1330 joints meant...

Oh ok, I didn't know running 1330 joints meant you have to run a 3.5 shaft. I tried a 3.5 shaft and it didn't work out well...

I'll do some research on the aerostar yoke, thanks for the tip.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,371
Posted By Nickagriffin
Does the 2-2-329 flange come in a variation with...

Does the 2-2-329 flange come in a variation with 1330 joints? If so, it would be super easy just to have the whole shaft running 1330 joints right?

I've been looking around at non dampened yokes...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,371
Posted By Nickagriffin
Doesn't the F6ZZ4841BA Ranger damper take a 1330...

Doesn't the F6ZZ4841BA Ranger damper take a 1330 U joint? Meaning it wouldn't work with the Spicer 2-2-329 flange and a Coleman 1310 shaft? I looked up the part number and drivetrainamerica.com...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,862
Posted By Nickagriffin
The coleman shaft already came in, it was way...

The coleman shaft already came in, it was way faster than expected. I did the cheapest shipping option and it came in three days later.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,862
Posted By Nickagriffin
Well I didn’t listen and went with a 1996...

Well I didn’t listen and went with a 1996 driveshaft. The length was perfect with the spacer, but rubs really bad since its 3.5 inch. Mainly chose to do this because I was running out of time to get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,529
Posted By Nickagriffin
I did that test when this problem first started...

I did that test when this problem first started happening with no luck but for whatever reason when I tried it today it fired right up. Each time I went to start it after that it ran fine until I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,529
Posted By Nickagriffin
Also just checked timing, at TDC cam is lined up...

Also just checked timing, at TDC cam is lined up with top notch and dizzy is lined up with cylinder number 1. Dizzy order is 1-3-4-2
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,529
Posted By Nickagriffin
Well I didn't see it in the same spot that my...

Well I didn't see it in the same spot that my 1988 has it. Maybe they moved it?

Doesn't this fuse control the fuel system though? Would the pumps still prime if it was bad?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,529
Posted By Nickagriffin
Negative side of multimeter on negative battery...

Negative side of multimeter on negative battery terminal, positive side probing blue wire side of coil
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,529
Posted By Nickagriffin
Wasn't that replaced in 1991 with fuse #6 in the...

Wasn't that replaced in 1991 with fuse #6 in the cabin? If so, I checked #6 inside and it looks good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,529
Posted By Nickagriffin
So I tested pulse with a test light, seemed to...

So I tested pulse with a test light, seemed to blink in sync with the engine rpm. Probed the red/black wire.

Also, I guess I made a mistake somewhere along the way, I actually do have spark while...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,529
Posted By Nickagriffin
Ignition switch seems fine, 13v when not cranking...

Ignition switch seems fine, 13v when not cranking with jumper cables hooked up, drops down to 9.5V and then back up to 10V when cranking. Checked my (working) wagon to see what it did when cranking,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,529
Posted By Nickagriffin
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,529
Posted By Nickagriffin
1992 240 No Spark, No start

Does anyone have the greenbook PDF for LH2.4 240s? I could only find up to LH2.2 and I'm trying to troubleshoot.

My new 240 cranks and primes the fuel pumps but no spark last time I checked. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,862
Posted By Nickagriffin
Bad yoke engagement because the driveshaft is too...

Bad yoke engagement because the driveshaft is too short? I did some research on those coleman shafts and I'm going to be spending a lot more money on one of those than the foxbody route, so trying to...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,862
Posted By Nickagriffin
Yeah figured this would happen, hard for me to...

Yeah figured this would happen, hard for me to find what im looking for on forums like this for whatever reason. Problem is, I already have the yoshi adapter so just going to try to make it work....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,862
Posted By Nickagriffin
T5 Swap (240) - Mustang driveshaft questions

Hey all,

I've been looking all over and can't find a straight answer on this. What years and trims will work with the full yoshifab/deeworks adapter kit? I'm trying to use a one piece driveshaft...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,675
Posted By Nickagriffin
So after no breakdowns for a while, I put one of...

So after no breakdowns for a while, I put one of the supposedly bad FPR's in there and it hasn't broken down on me once. The only other thing I did was open the intake box where the filter is to see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,675
Posted By Nickagriffin
Yes, it does run after sitting for a while...

Yes, it does run after sitting for a while however whenever it dies I mess with something before trying to start it again. For example when it died on the way to where I am now, I pulled over and did...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,675
Posted By Nickagriffin
Alright. Maybe I did something wrong when putting...

Alright. Maybe I did something wrong when putting in the upgraded IPD pump. Thats the only real modification it has. I’ll check that out tonight
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,675
Posted By Nickagriffin
So I did some more research, apparently fuse 6...

So I did some more research, apparently fuse 6 only powers the main fuel pump in non US spec cars in 1987 and 1988. Supposedly that writing on the fuse box cover is for KJET cars. That explains why...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,675
Posted By Nickagriffin
1988 Volvo 240 Dying on Long Drives

Hey all, I've been tracing a problem with my 240 for a while now. It's a mostly stock LH2.2 car. Recently I've replaced fuel filter, done the upgraded IPD in tank kit, and done a basic tune up....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By Nickagriffin
Ok, you guys have convinced me to just try to get...

Ok, you guys have convinced me to just try to get the stock stuff working at 110% then. I'll start with poly bushings and go from there. Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By Nickagriffin
Steering rack swap

Hey all, I was wondering if there are any options for a steering rack swap? The steering in my 240 has always left something to be desired especially when compared to a BMW steering rack or something...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,289
Posted By Nickagriffin
True, but the part was cheap and I wanted to do...

True, but the part was cheap and I wanted to do the fuel filter anyways. I'll make sure to wake this thread back up if it happens again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,289
Posted By Nickagriffin
Just got the check valve put in on Friday, seems...

Just got the check valve put in on Friday, seems like that was the issue! Thanks everyone
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,220
Posted By Nickagriffin
Can I use a LH2.4 flywheel on LH2.2 car

Title says it all. Can I use a dog dish style LH2.4 flywheel in an LH2.2 car? I don't see why not because the timing stuff is all in the dizzy right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,289
Posted By Nickagriffin
The seafoam didn't really change anything, but I...

The seafoam didn't really change anything, but I had some people suggest it so I thought I'd give it a shot. I was hoping that the injectors were gummed up and it would clear them up, but I don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,289
Posted By Nickagriffin
Alright, I ordered a check valve and a fuel...

Alright, I ordered a check valve and a fuel filter. I'll put them in and report back
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,289
Posted By Nickagriffin
Well I seafoamed it through the gas and thought I...

Well I seafoamed it through the gas and thought I had solved the issue but today it took a really long time to start up again. It seems like the gas takes forever to prime but once it's running, it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,289
Posted By Nickagriffin
I did just replace the in tank pump with the...

I did just replace the in tank pump with the upgraded IPD one, maybe I did something wrong?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,289
Posted By Nickagriffin
Well I woke up this morning and went to start it,...

Well I woke up this morning and went to start it, and it started, but it still takes forever to start. It also stumbles a bunch before it finally gets going. Any ideas?? I'm gonna put some seafoam...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,289
Posted By Nickagriffin
Alright, so I fixed it, but I have no idea how. I...

Alright, so I fixed it, but I have no idea how. I followed ZVOLV's suggestions and cleared the cylinders, unplugged injector wires, and sprayed some starting fluid in the throttle body. I also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,289
Posted By Nickagriffin
Also tried unplugging the maf, shifting into...

Also tried unplugging the maf, shifting into neutral and back into park, and unplugging and plugging back in the Hall sensor

edit: And I added another gallon of gas
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,289
Posted By Nickagriffin
1988 Volvo 240 No start

Hey all. Sorry for adding to the absurd amount of no start threads, but I'm stumped.

I picked up this LH2.2 245 a few months back and lately it has been taking a while to start. Today, it decided...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Nickagriffin
Yup, that's the plan! As soon as I figure out if...

Yup, that's the plan! As soon as I figure out if the frame is pullable, I'll start tracking down the parts or a donor parts car that I can scoop up for cheap
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Nickagriffin
Once I got home, I called up some other auto body...

Once I got home, I called up some other auto body shops and found one willing to take a look at the frame and put it on a machine if I get the bumper pulled off. I'm waiting to save up some money...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 01:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Nickagriffin
I called a tow truck and got it pulled out and...

I called a tow truck and got it pulled out and taken to a local body shop for an inspection. They took their time, but eventually sent me a quote with the title "NOT REPAIRABLE." I was devastated. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Nickagriffin
It took me a while to get the tuning right, but...

It took me a while to get the tuning right, but eventually I was confident enough to drive Turbobrick on long road trips with no issues. I also set up my E fan to only come on when the engine got...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Nickagriffin
With a pretty high boost number around 15lbs, my...

With a pretty high boost number around 15lbs, my stock ECUs were a little unhappy. They liked to go lean at inconvenient times so I decided that an ECU mod was next on the list. I thought about...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Nickagriffin
Yeah, it took forever. Lots and lots of patience....

Yeah, it took forever. Lots and lots of patience. Thanks for the congrats! And yes, ziptied efan. Zipties run the world :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 01:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Nickagriffin
After some abuse, the clutch was getting very...

After some abuse, the clutch was getting very unhappy. It used to only slip in fourth gear but gradually got worse until it was slipping in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th. I decided that a T5 swap was the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Nickagriffin
The turbo absolutely transformed the car! I had...

The turbo absolutely transformed the car! I had some wastegate issues for a while, but make a custom bracket in order to keep the boost stable. I was still having some issues controlling boost so I...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Nickagriffin
At this point, I just decided to enjoy the car...

At this point, I just decided to enjoy the car for a little. It was much peppier with the auto diff gearing, so it was fun to zip around town even with only 100hp. I also did some other small mods...
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