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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By BeaverMeat
I did the complete Fox 5.0 pulsing idle/3000rpm+...

I did the complete Fox 5.0 pulsing idle/3000rpm+ check list and ran the codes. Got a code 67 and 95.

67 is the neutral safety switch (which isn’t connected). Code 95 which is “fuel pump secondary...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By BeaverMeat
Yup. It flows back immediately after shutdown and...

Yup. It flows back immediately after shutdown and there is zero pressure in the line.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By BeaverMeat
Well. This is a 5.0L swapped car where the Diesel...

Well. This is a 5.0L swapped car where the Diesel fuel components were swapped for gas ones. I’ll check if there is even a check valve.

Other cause could be a faulty regulator/vacuum leak.

I’m...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By BeaverMeat
What? It’s just the regular ‘81 vintage type...

What?

It’s just the regular ‘81 vintage type external fuel pump. Or the was it the pressure regulator? Still learning the ins-and-outs of this thing.

Perhaps it’s normal and I never noticed it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By BeaverMeat
OE fuel (external) pump. Oh... the engine is a...

OE fuel (external) pump. Oh... the engine is a 302EFI with a vacuum operated fuel pressure regulator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By BeaverMeat
Never did it before...

Never did it before...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By BeaverMeat
Fuel flowing back into tank after shutdown

Don’t know if it’s the return line or what but, when it shuts down I can hear fuel flowing back into the tank.

Pressure regulator, pump or check valve?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By BeaverMeat
I’m using OE hardware. Depending on how it’s...

I’m using OE hardware. Depending on how it’s wired I’ll be using a Volvo duel speed relay. Going analog.

97-92*c switch from a 1995+ Miata in the t-stat housing and a 102-97* push-in switch from a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By BeaverMeat
Question Effective duel E-fan set-up

Going with a Contour V6 fan assembly on the Volstang... fits the diesel rad perfectly-ish.

I’m going with two temp ranges for the fan kick-in. 97-92*c (207-197*f) and 102-97*c (215-207*f)

That...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,917
Posted By BeaverMeat
...and there is no splash shield at the moment. ...

...and there is no splash shield at the moment.

Oh, geez. That’s probably what’s causing it. Dirp.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,917
Posted By BeaverMeat
Ford Contour V6 fans it is... Now I have to...

Ford Contour V6 fans it is...

Now I have to figure out how to wire the damn things.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,917
Posted By BeaverMeat
There might be an error in the gauge. The temp...

There might be an error in the gauge. The temp gauge is steady at 3:00 (195*) around town. The fans kick in at the 2:30 (205*) position. It never goes past that. 50+mph it will drop to the 3:30...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,917
Posted By BeaverMeat
The thermostat is operating properly and the...

The thermostat is operating properly and the system holds pressure. The gauge is reading accurate enough. During my “no fans and gauge” fiasco I was tested everything. Cross referencing with the Ohm...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,917
Posted By BeaverMeat
The car cools properly... Stock 195* stat....

The car cools properly... Stock 195* stat. ‘Regina’ fan switch (215*/206*) in a diesel rad. Matches the OE Mustang fan switch temps perfectly.

Problem is when I get up to speed it drops down to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,917
Posted By BeaverMeat
My rad isn’t shrouded. Just a fan on the back...

My rad isn’t shrouded. Just a fan on the back driver side, and a pusher on the front passenger. My thinking was if I installed a shrouded fan it will restrict some airflow just enough to get some...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,917
Posted By BeaverMeat
Perfect. It’s wasn’t my first rodeo... just my...

Perfect. It’s wasn’t my first rodeo... just my first Mustang.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,917
Posted By BeaverMeat
Electric fans to fit diesel rad

Simple question. What ad hoc OE electric fans fit a diesel rad?

The “turbo bricks” style zip-tied push-pull arrangement works “OK”. Actually, it works “too cool”. For my purposes the engine runs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By BeaverMeat
Not on a Volvo...

Not on a Volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
I went to Lordco today and got the “Good Guy”...

I went to Lordco today and got the “Good Guy” price on one.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By BeaverMeat
Open the bleeders and the reservoir. Go inside...

Open the bleeders and the reservoir. Go inside and have a beer. When finished your beer walk back to the car. You should see some brake fluid leaking on the ground. Close the bleeders and reservoir....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
Yup. I taped in tooth pick ends on the base of...

Yup. I taped in tooth pick ends on the base of the rotor as pointers to be exact as possible. It’s close.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
This is how it was before. ...

This is how it was before.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51170659381_e012ec0b7e_c.jpg


I cranked it as far as it would go.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,808
Posted By BeaverMeat
I’m of the belief that a T-5 with Chevy bell...

I’m of the belief that a T-5 with Chevy bell housing from a S-10 or Camaro will fit the Volvo no problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
Oh, I’ve become quite acquainted with it over the...

Oh, I’ve become quite acquainted with it over the last few weeks. Fortunately the Ford to Volvo splicing is at a minimal. There is a major overhaul needed to clean it up that’s for sure. Crap crammed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
I guess I got to be captain stabbin. Double...

I guess I got to be captain stabbin. Double checked and this thing is clocked to OE spec. What a crap design. lol

Hopefully this helps it out so I can get some RPMs under load to finally finish...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
Quick question before I have at it. Is...

Quick question before I have at it.

Is pulling out the distributer necessary? Was thinking of it’s just rotating it 45* counter-clockwise and moving the plug two spots clockwise then checking the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By BeaverMeat
Improve the intake. Yes, it works. Just not...

Improve the intake. Yes, it works. Just not optimum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
I know, I know. I don’t even know what the...

I know, I know. I don’t even know what the advance is... hopefully it’s still marked. Will have to find TDC and go from there.

Yes... I’m a cheap @ss and proud of it. I just hate buying something...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
lol I’m not too experienced with...

lol

I’m not too experienced with distributors. This thing has a plug-in thing too. Google ahoy!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By BeaverMeat
lol. I’m going to the “looks factory”......

lol.

I’m going to the “looks factory”... look.

The K-Jet will work nicely. Larger than the stock Fox box. Will have to upgrade to a 70mm Ford MAF to match the 70 BBK throttle body. Then ad hoc...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
Yeah. I ain’t got a timing light. To be...

Yeah. I ain’t got a timing light.

To be extra accurate I may need to rig-up an alignment apparatus with some string on the rotor and body.

This does fit the thread as it’s a project. Doing a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
Yeah. That’s the problem. Can’t get a pic right...

Yeah. That’s the problem. Can’t get a pic right now but the connector is right up against the hose. From factory it’s in a crap spot anyways. Never had a problem till the rebuild.

That plan is to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
Wasn’t too sure where this one fit. It was almost...

Wasn’t too sure where this one fit. It was almost Volvo related, more Ford related.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By BeaverMeat
Rotating distributer and keeping timing

May sound like a goofy question... the distributer on my EFI small block Ford need to be rotated 45* counter-clockwise. I’m having the classic overheating/heatsoaked TFI module problem because the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By BeaverMeat
I think I have it cased. Go with a 240 Turbo...

I think I have it cased. Go with a 240 Turbo coolant reservoir (if it’s compatible with the bigger diesel rad) and washer tank. Possibly an airbox too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,001
Posted By BeaverMeat
Yup. That’s the estimate I got. It’s correct. I...

Yup. That’s the estimate I got. It’s correct. I got what I payed for.

First impressions. The BNE/Kaplhenke Spherical bushings and hybrid adjustable torque rods were worth it. So was going from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,001
Posted By BeaverMeat
I already did that. I put a TrueTrac and 3.31...

I already did that. I put a TrueTrac and 3.31 gears into a 1031. Swapping out my old 3.73 1030 with a busted diff.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,001
Posted By BeaverMeat
lol. Yeah. I’m bent over the barrel on this...

lol.

Yeah. I’m bent over the barrel on this one... they did say the rust and bushings aren’t too bad. All the bushings were replaced a few years ago by the previous owner. The car only has 80,000...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,001
Posted By BeaverMeat
I would do it myself... I don’t have the space to...

I would do it myself... I don’t have the space to accommodate the job.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,001
Posted By BeaverMeat
Isn’t that attached to the axle tube by a bracket...

Isn’t that attached to the axle tube by a bracket with a single bolt? Unbolt and zip-tie it up along with the calibers?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,001
Posted By BeaverMeat
Hours to swap out a rear axle assembly

Got a quote to swap axles on my 240... seemed a bit steep. From my calculations they are telling me it’s a 7 hour job.

How long does it actually take? I’m thinking he’s going to charge me to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By BeaverMeat
Always been a fan of the HKS Superfilter design....

Always been a fan of the HKS Superfilter design. Compact and effective. Easy to clean/change.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By BeaverMeat
That’s my style. Thinking about getting one...

That’s my style.

Thinking about getting one of these “bucket” style intake boxes and drilling a hole in the fender well... or just have the filter in the fender well if it’s accessible.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By BeaverMeat
Or just a smaller bottle... Was thinking of...

Or just a smaller bottle...

Was thinking of relocating the batt the the butt and moving the washer tank where the battery was.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,808
Posted By BeaverMeat
Well... I can tell you now that rebuilding a...

Well... I can tell you now that rebuilding a weathered-by-the-elements engine can get expensive FAST!

The most budget friendly option would be to buy a sh!t box with a running engine and pull it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By BeaverMeat
5.0L intake

The intake and MAF have been just laying there unsupported for about 19 years now... well, the MAF is supported by the wiring harness and coolant reservoir. The alternator supports the filter... it’s...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By BeaverMeat
Makes sense. Haven’t driven a car this old since...

Makes sense. Haven’t driven a car this old since high school... I haven’t drove this car for 6 months
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2021, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By BeaverMeat
The Napa reman failed after 30min... they...

The Napa reman failed after 30min... they refunded my money. Going with an ACDelco.

So... during a charge failure. Why are the brake/light failure idiot lights being engaged?

Is there some...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,391
Posted By BeaverMeat
There are a few eBay spam brands that sell the...

There are a few eBay spam brands that sell the same product. XTR, XTD, UFC, UF, FX, PPC, HPP, JDK, JD.

You are correct, OBX isn’t one of those. My bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By BeaverMeat
Last time I checked. All the lights remain on...

Last time I checked. All the lights remain on whole wile running. May have to check the connections. Could have wiggled out.



Will have to rework the wiring...
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