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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:01 PM
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Posted By dalek
ANything is possible with though money and beer....

ANything is possible with though money and beer. You may want to check (get two straight pieces of 2" pipe some, say, 30cm long) if you can run both on the right side as the driver's side has the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,894
Posted By dalek
next thing you will say I cannot bathe myself in...

next thing you will say I cannot bathe myself in salt water before working on those batteries.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By dalek
I don't know if this helps but with a resistor...

I don't know if this helps but with a resistor and 12V you could fake the sensor to the gauge:
https://vdo-webshop.nl/en/pressure-senders/330-vdo-pressure-sender-0-5-bar-m14-4103590691262.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By dalek
It was born as a turbo car. Hissing starts just...

It was born as a turbo car. Hissing starts just before going to 0psi and continue as pressure increases.

By vacuum supply do you mean the line to the brake booster?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By dalek
Source of intake/hose leak I can hear in cabin

So as the boost gauge reaches 0psi (remember: idle is vacuum in the manifold), I begin to hear a hissing sound inside the cabin, to the left side of the car. Since it reminds me of a hose leaking, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By dalek
Can you get the little clips separately?

Can you get the little clips separately?
Forum: article composition 06-07-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 465,348
Posted By dalek
I am game for one

I am game for one
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By dalek
Ring terminals with lock washers should not...

Ring terminals with lock washers should not rattle off
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,894
Posted By dalek
HISPL there was a guy here who put a TDI in a...

HISPL there was a guy here who put a TDI in a Volvo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By dalek
Would grease on the spark plug wires help...

Would grease on the spark plug wires help covering any cracks?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,894
Posted By dalek
I really want to like the 450H transmission. I...

I really want to like the 450H transmission. I really want to put it in my Volvo, but the part that gets to me is that the most power your engine can ever provide to the wheels do is whatever the M1...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,894
Posted By dalek
People claim the transmission of a Lexus GS450h...

People claim the transmission of a Lexus GS450h (~282lb) can do 1000hp in short bursts (https://www.diyelectriccar.com/threads/lexus-gs450h-transmission-to-a-mustang.204063/post-1065808), but I have...
Forum: article composition 06-06-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,466
Posted By dalek
Geely: https://comb.io/alzsxd.gif

Geely:
https://comb.io/alzsxd.gif
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,453
Posted By dalek
I do need to learn how to weld...

I do need to learn how to weld...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,102
Posted By dalek
You bastards! Now you are making me want to get...

You bastards! Now you are making me want to get the AC working in my 740 after years of FL summers!

Is the Sanden SD7H15 used in the 960?
Forum: article composition 06-04-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 465,348
Posted By dalek
After years looking I found the box where I had...

After years looking I found the box where I had these two little bastards in. One is 44 and the other is 45. I wish I had an idea of how long I have had them. https://i.imgur.com/2Ng3xw9.jpg
And...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By dalek
AMM burn wire signal

When the ECU sends the signal to heat up the AMM wire to burn the crap out of it, does it check if it there is an issue or just powers the wire for X seconds and call it good?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,320
Posted By dalek
I have issues with Elon Musk as in I would not...

I have issues with Elon Musk as in I would not work for him even if my office had the right number of strippers and their poles were in the right colour. But, I can't argue with Tesla's stock value...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,240
Posted By dalek
Front brake caliber mounting holes spacing

I know that Volvo used a bunch of different calipers throughout the 700/900 life, but are the holes used to mount the calipers to the bottom of the strut assemble the same size/spacing for all...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,091
Posted By dalek
With that said, a lot of European cars can...

With that said, a lot of European cars can advance/retard the intake cam dynamically
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,621
Posted By dalek
Floppy oil trap hose

So bought a replacemet S-shaped hose that goes on the top of the oil trap as I thought mine was bad as it was rock hard. Thing is, this new one is rather floppy. As in I wonder if it has collapsed...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,524
Posted By dalek
Build yourself your own balancer by copying how...

Build yourself your own balancer by copying how RC people balance their propellers:
https://www.rcmodelaircraft.com.au/assets/thumbL/DUBRO499.jpg
If off balance, pulley will rotate....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,052
Posted By dalek
Which cars have the flat flanges?

Which cars have the flat flanges?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,106
Posted By dalek
Maybe you could put a bolt from the outside, lock...

Maybe you could put a bolt from the outside, lock it with a nut (or two if you like jam nuts), and then you have a stud.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,680
Posted By dalek
Using Corinthian leather?

Using Corinthian leather?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,058
Posted By dalek
Those copper coated nuts look stock for VWs.

Those copper coated nuts look stock for VWs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,045
Posted By dalek
I myself have that issue. :oops: If...

I myself have that issue. :oops:



If that is the case, can't he do the "disconnect AMM plug and see how it behaves" test?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,524
Posted By dalek
KoduKoer, Stock SLK R170 2.3 kompressor...

KoduKoer,

Stock SLK R170 2.3 kompressor pulley diameter: 93.5 mm. Crank pulley 185mm. There is a guy on benzworld who machined his SC pulley down to 88mm.

Porting thread on this supercharger is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,541
Posted By dalek
OK, so I got seals and made a cam seal tool...

OK, so I got seals and made a cam seal tool thingie. Not perfect but might work. We will see.
https://i.imgur.com/pPOUFc3.pnghttps://i.imgur.com/fOzWxQz.png
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,411
Posted By dalek
Did he replace it with a Smart car?

Did he replace it with a Smart car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,115
Posted By dalek
Start with the cheap (inspect and clean PCV...

Start with the cheap (inspect and clean PCV calve, find where all hoses go, etc) before going to head removal?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,532
Posted By dalek
Is the 240 your only car?

Is the 240 your only car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,541
Posted By dalek
I try not to but broke the cover last year. Need...

I try not to but broke the cover last year. Need to get a replacement one...

Are the front seals (crank/aux shaft) dimensions for a B230 the same as in a B23? I have a B23 block at home and was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,541
Posted By dalek
So I decided to peel behind plastic thingie. I do...

So I decided to peel behind plastic thingie. I do not know about you, but it looks dry to me:
https://i.imgur.com/z6mJ1au.jpg

But, over here looks (aux shaft?) rather wet. I am not saying that is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,541
Posted By dalek
Front of my engine looks rather oily

I noticed there was some oil on the bottom of the engine a few moments ago and then decided to see what is up. And this is what I saw. I am a couple of miles from home. What would be the possible...
Forum: website & board 02-20-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By dalek
What if you then glue fake diamonds to its back?

What if you then glue fake diamonds to its back?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,018
Posted By dalek
If you are willing to disassemble that joint, run...

If you are willing to disassemble that joint, run the largest bolt you can from inside out through each hole and then seriously crank down from the outside a nut with a washer made of softer material...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2021, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,825
Posted By dalek
Couldn't you just replace the voltage regulator...

Couldn't you just replace the voltage regulator with brushes thingie?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2021, 12:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,733
Posted By dalek
Good to know;...

Good to know; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZF_S6-37_transmission claims it can only handle 370NM which is pretty close to T5 territory.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,139
Posted By dalek
Floor drain plugs

Where are they, how do they look like, and how to remove them? I expected them to be rubber plugs but I have not seen anything like that
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,524
Posted By dalek
The M62 used in the Mercedes W202 R170 SLK helped...

The M62 used in the Mercedes W202 R170 SLK helped its M111.973 engine deliver 190HP @ 5300 RPM and 207ft-lb 2500-4800RPM. Note that is a 16v engine with adjustable intake cam timing. Compare that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,921
Posted By dalek
I do not have a 240 but if you can get removable...

I do not have a 240 but if you can get removable plates I would use them. If welded, I would not. Check what your 92 has.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,989
Posted By dalek
I am confused: if the systems with and without...

I am confused: if the systems with and without the 90 degrees arm are interchangeable, that means the engine block has both threads for the stud on the first picture and the banjo bolt on the other...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,593
Posted By dalek
If you want to try a NPR, I have one I would not...

If you want to try a NPR, I have one I would not mind loaning it out so you can gather some data.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,005
Posted By dalek
And inspect and clean that tube's surface of...

And inspect and clean that tube's surface of rust/funny business
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,694
Posted By dalek
But, how can you measure how effective an...

But, how can you measure how effective an intercooler is if flow with hood open != flow with hood closed? Is there a well known conversion factor to account for that?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,271
Posted By dalek
I have always used...

I have always used https://www.cruzinperformance.com/fuelinj.html
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,694
Posted By dalek
Why are dyno runs done with the hood open? Call...

Why are dyno runs done with the hood open? Call me unskilled but I have yet to learn how to drive with the hood open
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,683
Posted By dalek
What are the two round thingies in this picture? ...

What are the two round thingies in this picture?

nyalex, I have not found the nipple you mentioned, but I will look for it later on today
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,297
Posted By dalek
When you say no spark, do you mean there is fuel...

When you say no spark, do you mean there is fuel being sprayed off the injectors?
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