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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 07:42 AM
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Posted By dalek
By not firing, do you mean A: No spark B:...

By not firing, do you mean

A: No spark
B: No fuel

Not going to open your tracking link though
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By dalek
I have a 1.1 -- the only one I ever bough --...

I have a 1.1 -- the only one I ever bough -- somewhere in a box
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 47,978
Posted By dalek
That site has "interesting" prices. If you...

That site has "interesting" prices. If you remembered, I posted the weight of the Nissan leaf battery (300kg). I think in https://evshop.eu/en/batteries/163-nissan-leaf-gen-2-battery-pack-24kwh.html...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,918
Posted By dalek
Gotcha. I was using the MAP_req equation on page...

Gotcha. I was using the MAP_req equation on page 6 off https://www.garrettmotion.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/GAM_Turbo-Tech-103_Expert-1.pdf. Since it uses

Tm = Intake Manifold Temperature...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,918
Posted By dalek
If I am not wrong, you need 33lb/in (900kg/h) of...

If I am not wrong, you need 33lb/in (900kg/h) of air for 300HP and 44lb/min (1200 kg/h) for 400HP. Converting to to pressure feels challenging since you need to know the intake temp, which you will...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By dalek
If you want a TD04 with a larger turbine wheel,...

If you want a TD04 with a larger turbine wheel, isn't that another name for a TD05?

On a related note, does anyone know where to get flow maps for the stock MHI turbines?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By dalek
I see I am not the only one that had that idea....

I see I am not the only one that had that idea. Different for you, I have a crappy rusted pump lid thingie that will mak eit fun to weld holes shut and open new ones that will not leak. And a crappy...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By dalek
Ask them for maps

Ask them for maps
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 47,978
Posted By dalek
I live close to impolvo, but I can swing by that...

I live close to impolvo, but I can swing by that way
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,119
Posted By dalek
What are you going to do about its exhaust...

What are you going to do about its exhaust manifold? Is it part of the turbine or you can separate them?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By dalek
Well, up to a limit unequal quantities are not a...

Well, up to a limit unequal quantities are not a problem in indirect injection, but you do not have the latitude you have with gasoline (hello carburators). Also, I wanted to play with DI. In fact, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 47,978
Posted By dalek
mikep just let me know when you want one. hx...

mikep just let me know when you want one.

hx 40, bobxyz: that is the motor I have right now. If adding hall sensor stuff is as easy as hx 40 hinted at, I would like to go that way as everything is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,147
Posted By dalek
I will try the...

I will try the transmission-in-park/drive-while-other-wheel-on-the-ground method and see if I can get it to lock. I tried with both wheels in the air and in neutral and nothing. I will keep you...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 35,429
Posted By dalek
So the pulley for the supercharger was machined...

So the pulley for the supercharger was machined to be sleeved inboard of the original crank pulley instead of being attached to the harmonic balancer side of the crank pulley (which would run the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,124
Posted By dalek
Did you check the cylinders and pistons rusted...

Did you check the cylinders and pistons rusted together?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 35,429
Posted By dalek
Funny you mentioned that. Per...

Funny you mentioned that. Per https://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Mercedes-SLK230/26-ENGINE-Replacing_Your_Accessory_Drive_Belts/26-ENGINE-Replacing_Your_Accessory_Drive_Belts.htm, the SLK uses...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,124
Posted By dalek
Look for a cheap USB borecam on amazon/ebay. Most...

Look for a cheap USB borecam on amazon/ebay. Most come with lights built around the camera and little mirrors (which you should tie to the camera's shaft so if it falls off you can still retrieve)...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 35,429
Posted By dalek
Did I miss the picture of how the belt feeding...

Did I miss the picture of how the belt feeding the supercharger is routed?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 47,978
Posted By dalek
This thread is about making an EV turbobrick in...

This thread is about making an EV turbobrick in the turbobrick way. People talked about controlling motors. You suggested building around the chip and I decided to see how easy it was to get one. And...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,321
Posted By dalek
That reminds me of a Teutonics manifold I had in...

That reminds me of a Teutonics manifold I had in a Jetta many moons ago
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 47,978
Posted By dalek
I bought the MC33035 chips hk 40 mentioned some...

I bought the MC33035 chips hk 40 mentioned some pages ago. If anyone wants to build a controller around it, let me know. As you can see I have 5 of the old/EOL DIP and 5 of the SMD style.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,414
Posted By dalek
So I noticed the calipers I got were Lucas,...

So I noticed the calipers I got were Lucas, Prince of Darkness, brand. Did I screw up?

NVM: Girling == Lucas
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By dalek
Ouch! I have Bilstein HDs and wonder if it is the...

Ouch! I have Bilstein HDs and wonder if it is the cause of one of my front wheels' vibration at 65mph.

Can we throw Konis into the equation?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By dalek
Bilsteins damage when they fail? Good to know

Bilsteins damage when they fail? Good to know
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,414
Posted By dalek
MasterBlaster, thanks for the pict! Very useful!...

MasterBlaster, thanks for the pict! Very useful! Saved for future reference!



I was now rereading the second sentence. From reading the other posts and the brickboard article you mentioned, a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,152
Posted By dalek
I think you will find that budget to do something...

I think you will find that budget to do something wife-quality to be rather small, specially with such a rare vehicle.

frame off clean-up: Consider getting a small dead truck -- Nissan or Toyota...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By dalek
I thought you could still buy clutch pedals ...

I thought you could still buy clutch pedals

http://www.volvopartswebstore.com/products/Clutch-pedal/1142023/3530634.html...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,119
Posted By dalek
Just to make sure, the tube going to oil pan is...

Just to make sure, the tube going to oil pan is steel, going in a bit of an angle, and is still above the oil line, right? From the camera angle it is hard for me to see. :oops:
Forum: website & board 07-03-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 45,049
Posted By dalek
It does avoid the Canadian company,...

It does avoid the Canadian company, VerticalScope, taking this site over
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By dalek
Without power, you should be able to grab the...

Without power, you should be able to grab the pulley itself and turn it with a finger. It will not keep on spinning (small mass vs large bearings). Also while you spin; you do not want to hear...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,564
Posted By dalek
There is a 760 wagon with a D24T that was passed...

There is a 760 wagon with a D24T that was passed around few friends of mine while I was in FL. I do not know what happened to it but I remember we repaired the harness and installed in the car. if I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,124
Posted By dalek
Wouldn't if be some funny smell/bits in the...

Wouldn't if be some funny smell/bits in the tranny fluid as hint?
How to remove the transmission then? I have not taken an automatic off a car in ages. Does the troque converter just sits on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 28,193
Posted By dalek
Interesting. Last time I was at the Orlando LKQ...

Interesting. Last time I was at the Orlando LKQ it had no issues selling brake calipers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,894
Posted By dalek
Ebay seems to have them, but may cost at least...

Ebay seems to have them, but may cost at least $15 for just the single wrench
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,860
Posted By dalek
What would I need to use Volvo rear wheels and...

What would I need to use Volvo rear wheels and disks and rotors with 8.8?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,419
Posted By dalek
They also make flywheels that remind me of JohnV's

They also make flywheels that remind me of JohnV's
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By dalek
lube?

lube?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,420
Posted By dalek
What is wrong with having the turbo down low...

What is wrong with having the turbo down low besides packaging?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,016
Posted By dalek
Does anyone remember the old VW dual plate...

Does anyone remember the old VW dual plate progressive throttle bodies from the CIS era? I remember people saying that was a clever design for having good response at low and high end. But it seems...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,192
Posted By dalek
I did notice that gap when I test fitted mine in...

I did notice that gap when I test fitted mine in my car. And then got sidetracked because I wanted to clean its inside (don't know how many years of oil, roaches, and squirrel poo is accumulated...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,860
Posted By dalek
Interesting you mention the ABS wheel; I have...

Interesting you mention the ABS wheel; I have been thinking on changing the front wheel bearing in my car and thought about getting one with the ABS wheel just because I could then play with it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 47,978
Posted By dalek
You forgot the carbed SBC. And drum brakes

You forgot the carbed SBC. And drum brakes
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,119
Posted By dalek
They are still better than mine. But, the fact...

They are still better than mine. But, the fact you did your welds using one inspires me to actually sit down and put time on the one I have. If nothing else, I can use it to tack pieces together and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,860
Posted By dalek
On the Toyota rear axle

I do remember people mentioning swapping a Toyota truck axle to the Volvo. But, howwoudl you do that for a 700/900? Specifically, what do you do with the speedo sending unit?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 47,978
Posted By dalek
Did anyone post this...

Did anyone post this http://99mpg.com/Projectcars/mikesinsight/ already? It is a bit dated but it is clever
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,119
Posted By dalek
Tig/mig/arc?

Tig/mig/arc?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,676
Posted By dalek
From what I understand, if the tach needle...

From what I understand, if the tach needle bounces when you crank, you should be getting signal from the hall sensor.

Here is a drawing stolen from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,676
Posted By dalek
Does the tach tach?

Does the tach tach?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,379
Posted By dalek
Speedometer harness connector inside trunk

According to the diagram there is a "D" connector which is somewhere inside the trunk. Does anyone know where the SOB is?

Also, what is the resistance of the sending unit?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 47,978
Posted By dalek
I too wonder how much more power you can get out...

I too wonder how much more power you can get out of that insight if you come up with a cooling system for it.
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