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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By dl242gt
Shoot a laser temp gun at the inlet and outlets...

Shoot a laser temp gun at the inlet and outlets and see what the temps are. This can be from combustion pressure getting to the coolant system. I'd suggest a compression check and a look at the plugs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By dl242gt
The ignition is the bosch breakerless type...

The ignition is the bosch breakerless type similar to what is used in the B21F, and FT. The signal generating coil in the distributor likes to fail and can become intermittent failing when hot. You...
Forum: website & board 05-14-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 785
Posted By dl242gt
Glad to see the board back up and running. Much...

Glad to see the board back up and running. Much appreciation to you Dana for sticking with it and getting things running. This prompted me to get a backup device for my home computer. I got a 2...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By dl242gt
I advanced the cam to six degrees on the n/a cam....

I advanced the cam to six degrees on the n/a cam. I wanted to move the powerband down a bit to help things with the 3.31 rear ratio. I used two degrees advanced on the turbo version.

The old...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,355
Posted By dl242gt
JC Whitney used to sell generic window track...

JC Whitney used to sell generic window track rubber. Have you tried checking with VP autoparts? Maybe also try overseas with Skandix or Nordicar.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By dl242gt
If there is too much resistance in the coolant...

If there is too much resistance in the coolant temp sensor circuit. The engine will never go into closed loop and will think it's always cold making it run very rich all the time. It also won't learn...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By dl242gt
The enem cams were such a enjoyable upgrade....

The enem cams were such a enjoyable upgrade. Suddenly you have an engine that loves mid range and will zoom right to redline happily. The low end torque is just fine and a bonus is that the n/a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By dl242gt
Here are some of the ones I like to browse and...

Here are some of the ones I like to browse and bench race shop at.
http://www.rimstock.com/
https://www.comp.co.uk/
https://revolutionwheels.com/

Edit:I've bought the pro race wheel from Team...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By dl242gt
Very nice work on that oil pan. As well built as...

Very nice work on that oil pan. As well built as the rest of the car is. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,931
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, you only jumper the one wire. The trans...

Yes, you only jumper the one wire. The trans mounts are different but can be interchanged. The automatic one is similar to what is used for an M46. The small rectangular mount for the M47 is a bit...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By dl242gt
The fully adjustable mounts are not needed for...

The fully adjustable mounts are not needed for what you projected use for the car is. The bolt on mounts have three settings so you get some selections and it is designed with street use in mind. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, it's a stock b230f with just the cam and a...

Yes, it's a stock b230f with just the cam and a chipped EZK box. It's not a hot cam it's basically the n/a version of the IPD turbo cam. The difference is the lobe angle is 109 instead of 112 for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,933
Posted By dl242gt
Start at the ignition amp. See if it has an input...

Start at the ignition amp. See if it has an input signal from the EZK. If it doesn't then the EZK, speed sensor or wiring is bad before the amp. If there is a signal then the problem is the amp or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By dl242gt
Use the test light and see if there is a trigger...

Use the test light and see if there is a trigger signal to the power stage. The trigger signal comes from the EZK computer and the ignition amp fires the coil when triggered. So if there is an input...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By dl242gt
Try shopping at electronics suppliers. I'd look...

Try shopping at electronics suppliers. I'd look for wireless or blue tooth sensors. Like pressure sensors for boost or oil for example. I don't know of any specific products but blue tooth or...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By dl242gt
What is the base timing set at? That could help...

What is the base timing set at? That could help it be less prone to knock if you back it off a couple degrees. The engines were designed for 91 so throw a few gallons of premium in there and see how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By dl242gt
Contact billy780 on the board here. He is in...

Contact billy780 on the board here. He is in Central Jersey and probably has a hood for you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By dl242gt
That front driveshaft half is looking like it's...

That front driveshaft half is looking like it's from a 740 to me. Looks too long to be a 240 version from the picture.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By dl242gt
No switched power means you need to test the...

No switched power means you need to test the ignition switch for turning on the radio suppression relay and the coil. Don't forget to check for any blown fuses.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By dl242gt
The alternator light should also cause all the...

The alternator light should also cause all the missing dash lights to come on as they are tested on initial key on. You can ground the light wire at the alternator case and see if the lights are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By dl242gt
I would do some testing with a test light to see...

I would do some testing with a test light to see if you are getting power to the ignition coil, ignition amp, and injectors. If you aren't getting power there then no spark and no fuel if you don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By dl242gt
I've used Camper Bob 4x4 shop in Mt Holly area of...

I've used Camper Bob 4x4 shop in Mt Holly area of NJ. They installed my true track and setup the ring and pinion with new bearings. It's lasted 90k miles so far and while it wasn't cheap. They did a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,637
Posted By dl242gt
Well pretty much every instance I know of people...

Well pretty much every instance I know of people having the B6 struts
hydrolock used the struts without installing an upper boot to protect the strut
from debris and water. I've used them on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By dl242gt
There is a section on cleanflametrap web site...

There is a section on cleanflametrap web site that tells you what voltages he measured on good mass air sensors. I'd get your voltmeter out and check them referencing that article.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By dl242gt
I'm going to presume you mean the earlier 85 and...

I'm going to presume you mean the earlier 85 and older turn signal lights. The upper parking light bulb is a 5w 67 bulb. I usually buy a 1003 for that as well for a bit bighter light. The lower bulb...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By dl242gt
You are probably going to have to run the power...

You are probably going to have to run the power wire from the fuse box to the relay. For the overdrive light in the cluster you can use the up arrow light from the automatic overdrive. I can't recall...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,299
Posted By dl242gt
When you did the emissions check did you look at...

When you did the emissions check did you look at the NOX reading and compare it to allowable limits? If your car was close to the limit but passed then it's the cat efficiency is going down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By dl242gt
Be sure to check the steering shaft ujoints for...

Be sure to check the steering shaft ujoints for play.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By dl242gt
You can buy the 12mm fuel hose from Tasca Volvo...

You can buy the 12mm fuel hose from Tasca Volvo online. Also Belmetric sells the 12mm fuel hose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By dl242gt
If the engine is at no.1 tdc then that is correct...

If the engine is at no.1 tdc then that is correct placement of the missing tooth.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure you don't go over 15psi with the...

Make sure you don't go over 15psi with the pressure bleeder. Seems to bleed best at between 10-15psi for me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By dl242gt
Looks good for clearance to the flywheel. Getting...

Looks good for clearance to the flywheel. Getting closer! Can't wait to check it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By dl242gt
If you are using a pressure bleeder. It will fill...

If you are using a pressure bleeder. It will fill up the master cylinder without bench bleeding. Fill your pressure bleeder up with two quarts of fluid so it fills the entire brake system. When you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By dl242gt
Should be the same as my 240. On the cars with...

Should be the same as my 240. On the cars with the fuel pump on the tray under the car. The feed is 12mm id and the return line is 8mm or 5/16" hose works well.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,475
Posted By dl242gt
I'd try some 15-50w oil or 20-50w. You want the...

I'd try some 15-50w oil or 20-50w. You want the flow to be slow enough for the oil to drop out and only the fumes to go into the engine. Looks like it would do that pretty well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2022, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By dl242gt
You can do a little test to check the starting....

You can do a little test to check the starting. When you know the car has sat off long enough that it will have the problem. Before you start the car. Jumper the fuel pumps so they prime the system...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2022, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,007
Posted By dl242gt
Ebay had a great price on cleaned stock...

Ebay had a great price on cleaned stock injectors. No core required. I paid 45$ for a set of four. Now it's probably a bit more thanks pandemic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By dl242gt
B21F isn't known have piston slap but if the...

B21F isn't known have piston slap but if the engine is worn it can happen. You'll really have to use your ear and try and track down where that is coming from. The accessory bushings being bad can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, the starter is grounded by being bolted to...

Yes, the starter is grounded by being bolted to the block. You need to replace your negative battery cable and clean the connection spots on the block really well. Also clean the inner fender where...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By dl242gt
The main cause of this type of problem is as...

The main cause of this type of problem is as mentioned the rest pressure. You probably need the fuel accumulator replaced as that is what controls the decay of rest pressure. There is also a check...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,363
Posted By dl242gt
FYI the primary ignition voltage on EZK is 12v at...

FYI the primary ignition voltage on EZK is 12v at the coil terminal 15 or +. Capacitive discharge ignition uses high primary voltages. The EZK is computer controlled inductive ignition. J and S...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By dl242gt
If it was many years since the fuel filter was...

If it was many years since the fuel filter was changed. You can disturb enough crud in the system to clog the injectors. So even though the fuel is flowing in the lines. The small amount of crud that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,004
Posted By dl242gt
Old Bosch starters are tough. Back in the 80s I...

Old Bosch starters are tough. Back in the 80s I converted my 356b to 12v and I just left the starter as is. Also left the horn and relay 6v and man those horns were loud. Used a resistor to drop the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,496
Posted By dl242gt
If I recall correctly there is a bit about...

If I recall correctly there is a bit about knurling pistons with the Stealthfti photo gallery. https://pbase.com/stealthfti/root There is a ton of info there. Knurling the pistons would be a good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,293
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, these transmissions like synthetic oil just...

Yes, these transmissions like synthetic oil just like the turbo engines. Hope the seafoam helps a bit. Techron works well, too. I also like the Lucas fuel system treatment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,400
Posted By dl242gt
They are nice because they are sealed better than...

They are nice because they are sealed better than the classic lead acid battery. So, you don't get corrosion from the fumes like a regular battery gives off. That said I've used the Optima red top...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, the flywheels are the same. There are two...

Yes, the flywheels are the same. There are two types the regular dog dish and the one
that has the LH2.4 sensor holes in it. They interchange on all redlbock ohc.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,240
Posted By dl242gt
Well I admit when we needed to tow we bought a...

Well I admit when we needed to tow we bought a 1986 F250. It's so old that it isn't in the Uhaul system but it being a F250 they let us rent trailers with it. The surge brakes in their trailers work...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Posted By dl242gt
I recently did the struts in my wagon. I used...

I recently did the struts in my wagon. I used these upper mounts and they have been very good used with a set of the 15a plates. https://www.ebay.com/itm/140494896471
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,240
Posted By dl242gt
Use an aluminum dual axle trailer to reduce...

Use an aluminum dual axle trailer to reduce tongue weight. Makes it easier to tow with a 240. Rent one from Uhaul for your race days.
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