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Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-23-2022, 01:25 PM
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Posted By bobxyz
Here's what the table looks like when plotted out...

Here's what the table looks like when plotted out assuming the rows are TPS% from 0% to 100%, with one odd ball row on the bottom (not plotted). Looks similar to one of the pg.23 curves....
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-22-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By bobxyz
I forget where I saw it, but someone who did this...

I forget where I saw it, but someone who did this ground down the fuel pump lobe to make it more pointy. I don't know if it would matter since the main timing is off the crank toothed wheel.

That...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By bobxyz
I think you're OK with your turbo '518 LH2.2 ECU,...

I think you're OK with your turbo '518 LH2.2 ECU, your turbo '012 EZ117, and the '124 ignition module. I couldn't find a write-up on converting a EZ116K harness to EZ117K, so I wrote up the below...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By bobxyz
1) When has it cut out? Cruise-only? At idle? ...

1) When has it cut out? Cruise-only? At idle? Coasting down? Accelerating?
2) Does it have a tach? If so, what does the tach do during cut out?
3) Any diag codes after cut out?
4) LH2.4 or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By bobxyz
I'll look around and see if I have notes for...

I'll look around and see if I have notes for re-pinning/re-wiring a EZ116K harness to connect a EZ117K box to a 240 LH2.2 ECU. Where are you getting your EZ116K harness - model & year?

I'd guess...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By bobxyz
It's not compatible without rewiring/re-pinning. ...

It's not compatible without rewiring/re-pinning. What's the link to Dave's page?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By bobxyz
The EZ116K box goes with a LH2.4 ECU, and the...

The EZ116K box goes with a LH2.4 ECU, and the EZ117K goes with a LH2.2 ECU. Both the 116 and 117 EZK boxes use the same 25-pin connector, but the pinout and wiring is a little different (hall...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By bobxyz
Select 240 family and flip through the pictures...

Select 240 family and flip through the pictures here - there are a couple different styles: https://www.ipdusa.com/Catalog/Index?searchwords=flame

The flame trap disk is about the diameter of a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By bobxyz
Oops, I should have been clearer. For the...

Oops, I should have been clearer. For the flametrap, the turbo engines don't need the flametrap itself - the perforated metal or plastic disk that prevents an intake misfire flame from getting to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By bobxyz
If I follow the wiring diagram correctly, that...

If I follow the wiring diagram correctly, that fuse should only have power when the ignition switch is on. Does your radio/wipers/cigarette lighter socket/horn work with key out? If so, your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By bobxyz
First off, welcome to turbobricks! What's...

First off, welcome to turbobricks!

What's your skill level and what sorts of projects have you done in the past? What are your plans for the car and what's your time/$$$ budget?

If you don't...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-14-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobxyz
If you're converting a 4-cyl redblock to an...

If you're converting a 4-cyl redblock to an aftermarket ECU and you're tuning it yourself, a MicroSquirt with an 8' harness is a good choice since there's lots of experience here for that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By bobxyz
^^^ correct! You can also find an owner's...

^^^ correct!

You can also find an owner's manual at: http://www.volvotips.com/index.php/240-260/volvo-240-260-brochures/
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-12-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,090
Posted By bobxyz
Using the traditional meaning, 5 cylinder wasted...

Using the traditional meaning, 5 cylinder wasted spark is mechanically impossible. MegaSquirt, versus MicroSquirt, with extra circuits can run 5 COPs, using 5 outputs, and no cam sensor in Wasted...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By bobxyz
If you go back further in time, the Wayback...

If you go back further in time, the Wayback Machine also has a '95 greenbook TP3908202 940 1995 Wiring Diagrams.pdf...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By bobxyz
You have an intercooler in there now, so the...

You have an intercooler in there now, so the distance to the radiator is a couple inches shorter.
But, IIRC, the instructions for the factory Intercooler Boost System retrofit kit said to use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By bobxyz
With a leveler and/or a stack of wooden blocks...

With a leveler and/or a stack of wooden blocks under the car, try swinging the tail of the transmission fully up into the tunnel. That should flatten out the angle and give you more head-to-firewall...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By bobxyz
Did you touch the timing belt or distributor...

Did you touch the timing belt or distributor during the swap?

You can still find the Mitchell's wiring diagram at...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-07-2022, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By bobxyz
That table looks a little ragged, but maybe there...

That table looks a little ragged, but maybe there are boost overshoot and/or turbo performance issues.

Can you do an X-Y plot of a couple rows in that table, maybe something in the middle and 2 or...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-04-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By bobxyz
I ran the pg 23 jpg through this site (one of...

I ran the pg 23 jpg through this site (one of many): https://convertio.co/ocr/german/ to text, and then text through translate.google.com to:

See the pg 23 jpg...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-04-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By bobxyz
Gee, I didn't know that those EZKs were common...

Gee, I didn't know that those EZKs were common elsewhere. Sure looks like a fun project.

Do you have any marketing literature, or a greenbook, that offers a hint on how the boost control works? ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By bobxyz
Are you thinking that you had a coolant leak,...

Are you thinking that you had a coolant leak, causing the high temp, causing the head gasket? Or, was the interior damp/musty after sitting for 2 months?

If you had/have a coolant leak and were...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By bobxyz
I did work on a car where the CAS was working and...

I did work on a car where the CAS was working and then flaked out a few weeks later. It was a junkyard CAS, with the cover painted a dirty gold/bronze. A replacement CAS fixed the issue....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By bobxyz
I installed the EuroPartHouse valve 3+ years ago...

I installed the EuroPartHouse valve 3+ years ago and have been happy with it. IIRC, it was ~$60 plus shipping at the time.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=5950792&postcount=6022

I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By bobxyz
TGIF!!! Cheers :cool:

TGIF!!! Cheers :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By bobxyz
^^^ dial back timing light, where you can adjust...

^^^ dial back timing light, where you can adjust the timing light to flash xxx degrees advanced or retarded. Find you timing light manual and see if it tells you how to use that feature. IIRC, you...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By bobxyz
Huh? It's Friday after a long week and I'm...

Huh? It's Friday after a long week and I'm confused. I didn't think the length of the belt had anything to do with the cam timing, as long as the tensioner can take up the slack and the tooth pitch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By bobxyz
I'd try reaching around and wiggling the cluster...

I'd try reaching around and wiggling the cluster connectors while the lights are on. The circular connector (behind the temp/gas gauges) is where the power to the 3 lights comes in from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By bobxyz
Why are you rewiring the dimmer for a door...

Why are you rewiring the dimmer for a door chime??? Pictures, or a diagram of this???

You should be able to just replace the original door chime module with the custom one. On an '82, you can...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,010
Posted By bobxyz
If you like printed books, I thought this one was...

If you like printed books, I thought this one was great for an LS overview and for common parts swaps:
https://www.amazon.com/GM-LS-Engines-Complete-Motorbooks/dp/0760336091/ (looks like a 2nd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By bobxyz
I didn't read through ^^^ that thread, but you...

I didn't read through ^^^ that thread, but you want to change the starter wire so that it energizes a relay and that relay then supplies +12v to the starter solenoid. You can wire it all with pretty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By bobxyz
I want to say that the later 9xx series ECUs,...

I want to say that the later 9xx series ECUs, without the separate start injector, do 1 squirt per engine cycle (2 revs) when running, and 2 squirts per cycle during cranking. I can dig up the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By bobxyz
Great, glad you got it running right! Those...

Great, glad you got it running right! Those double failures sure are painful to figure out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By bobxyz
The next thing I'd check would be if the idle air...

The next thing I'd check would be if the idle air valve is working when jumpered - bentley shows this on pg 242-5. You'll need to warm the engine up using the throttle until it idles by itself.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By bobxyz
K-Jet is the opposite of LH -- the K-Jet idle...

K-Jet is the opposite of LH -- the K-Jet idle switch should be open when at idle, and closed when the throttle is open. If yours doesn't match, then move the wires at the switch - there should be 3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By bobxyz
Section 242 of the Bentley manual goes through a...

Section 242 of the Bentley manual goes through a complete CIS diagnosis and set of tests.

When you measured 12.7V at the computer, was that across the power and ground pins of the connector, or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By bobxyz
If you can find a copy, "TP31054-1 1987 240...

If you can find a copy, "TP31054-1 1987 240 Wiring Diagrams" shows a 6-pin connector, with the red and brown wires going through it, located somewhere close to the fuse panel (pg 24,25). This...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By bobxyz
^^^ Out of curiosity, I flipped through that...

^^^ Out of curiosity, I flipped through that greenbook and only saw two +12v circuits that aren't computer controlled through the CEM. It would be interesting if these two still work when the car's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By bobxyz
When I was putting my '85 back together, I...

When I was putting my '85 back together, I compared the original 55Amp alternator to a newer 80Amp alternator and decided that I must not have had the correct parts for the 80Amp.

Here's a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2022, 11:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,999
Posted By bobxyz
Yes, white label '937 with a 129-1 / 132 hybrid,...

Yes, white label '937 with a 129-1 / 132 hybrid, which looks the same as a white label '951 ECU. As far as I could tell, pin 1 is not connected to anything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,999
Posted By bobxyz
I don't know if this will help at all, but here's...

I don't know if this will help at all, but here's my results from tracing the LH2.4 hybrid signals on the bench. YRMV.
~9/30/22 LH2.4 bench test results

HYB = Thick Film Hybrid, 40-pin
ECU =...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,449
Posted By bobxyz
Cool project! I'm excited to see how this turns...

Cool project! I'm excited to see how this turns out, especially with the GS450H drivetrain and one of Damien's controllers.

If you haven't seen it (how could you miss it?), last year's flame fest...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By bobxyz
MS1 v3.0 as in your signature? If so, you...

MS1 v3.0 as in your signature?

If so, you need an extra MS1 pin configured as a tach driver and a small circuit:
http://www.msextra.com/doc/ms1extra/MS_Extra_Hardware_Manual.htm#tachoout

You...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By bobxyz
The diag button just grounds the probe wire, and...

The diag button just grounds the probe wire, and when the wire is grounded, the LED lights up and the ECU or EZK box sees the diag socket wire go to ground. The upper part of the diag box plugs onto...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2022, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By bobxyz
Radio only, or Radio+Amp? Does it occur with...

Radio only, or Radio+Amp?
Does it occur with aux/cd/tape or just FM?

You could try wrapping the radio switched +12V wire around a ferrite core (you can find clip-on cores that are easier to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,999
Posted By bobxyz
I looked at pin 1 of the LH2.4 composite and...

I looked at pin 1 of the LH2.4 composite and think that ipdown is correct, but with a typo:

I measure 4.06v on pin 1 (non-calibrated meter), and it certainly seems like a precision voltage...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-22-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,394
Posted By bobxyz
I found some possibly compatible connectors ~5...

I found some possibly compatible connectors ~5 years ago but, afaik, no one ever tried them:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=338300

This may also be useful, but I never finished...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,787
Posted By bobxyz
That's a code for the maf hot-wire burnoff...

That's a code for the maf hot-wire burnoff function not working. It has a dedicated ECU-to-MAF white wire (ECU pin 8 to MAF pin 4). I'd start by checking the white wire at the MAF connector as Dave...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 116,816
Posted By bobxyz
I'd forgotten about this, but there was a...

I'd forgotten about this, but there was a relevant thread a few years ago:
https://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=345641
(I never saw a followup from ipdown, and I haven't seem here on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 12:23 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,362
Posted By bobxyz
Take a look at your remote cooler setup - there...

Take a look at your remote cooler setup - there may be a plug in it which could be removed to add a pressure gauge or switch on the return side. You'll need to check the thread size.
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