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Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By DavePolyakov
I'm currently on the hunt for a good condition...

I'm currently on the hunt for a good condition 016 maf but I've really been thinking about making some power upgrades now that I've got my t5 installed for several months now. I don't have a power...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,654
Posted By DavePolyakov
The car will only run for 2 seconds then die....

The car will only run for 2 seconds then die. Unplugged the maf, the car now runs rough and idles around 1,5k, jumping up and down in the revs without any throttle input. Is there a possibility the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,654
Posted By DavePolyakov
No rips/ tears or any damage to any piping. All...

No rips/ tears or any damage to any piping. All clamps are nice and tight. I checked the timing marks and the belt did not slip. The timing is still correct.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,654
Posted By DavePolyakov
Compression tested: Cyl 1: 125 Cyl 2: 130 ...

Compression tested:

Cyl 1: 125
Cyl 2: 130
Cyl 3: 135
Cyl 4: 125

The car currently starts up, jumps to like 2-3k then dies immediately. Can't get it to idle. Sound ok though from 2-3k. The...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,654
Posted By DavePolyakov
It's a stock 1990 740 turbo only with a 15g...

It's a stock 1990 740 turbo only with a 15g turbo. Completely stock everywhere else. Doing a compression test soon. I can't really get the car to operating temp anymore because it's barely running....
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,654
Posted By DavePolyakov
Two hours ago I went wot in 1st, hit limiter a...

Two hours ago I went wot in 1st, hit limiter a little more than I anticipated, white smoke immediately spewed through the shifter hole into the cabin and the car stumbled for several seconds then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,367
Posted By DavePolyakov
I just cleaned all PCV components. The plugs look...

I just cleaned all PCV components. The plugs look ok though right? The issue probably lies elsewhere?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,367
Posted By DavePolyakov
Pulled my spark plugs they each had a gap around...

Pulled my spark plugs they each had a gap around 0.028-0.030. I noticed the threads were oily. I've been told by my friends that when I'm boosting in front of them on the road they see black smoke...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By DavePolyakov
I successfully got it but It was very difficult....

I successfully got it but It was very difficult. Seriously fiddled around with it for a full hour just trying to thread it on. If the rubber seal was 1mm thinner I'm sure it would have been so much...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By DavePolyakov
Like using a C clamp to put pressure downward on...

Like using a C clamp to put pressure downward on the cap while screwing it by hand? I'm pretty damn sure you need to apply a lot of pressure to move the seal out of the way when threading it so the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,367
Posted By DavePolyakov
Will pull my plugs and check the gap. Thanks for...

Will pull my plugs and check the gap. Thanks for the advice
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By DavePolyakov
Motive power bleeder will not screw on

Been trying for the last hour, pushing down very hard, and keeping the cap square I still can not get it to thread onto the reservoir. Spilled a full liter of brake fluid in my driveway and my hands...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,367
Posted By DavePolyakov
They were both brand new before I had this issue....

They were both brand new before I had this issue. Less than a week since I installed them. It's now been three weeks since I installed the new CPS and I've not had the issue persist. My only concerns...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,250
Posted By DavePolyakov
So it won't be in spec...:lol::lol:

So it won't be in spec...:lol::lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,250
Posted By DavePolyakov
Right. So there is no solution?

Right. So there is no solution?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,250
Posted By DavePolyakov
I'm assuming the only adjustment would be through...

I'm assuming the only adjustment would be through an adjustable panhard bar? I'm almost sure my driveshaft angles in the vertical plane are properly set to have no vibration. Pretty sure there is a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,250
Posted By DavePolyakov
Would there be compound angles in a 740?

Would there be compound angles in a 740?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By DavePolyakov
Can someone elaborate a little bit more? I'm...

Can someone elaborate a little bit more? I'm still unsure what you guys are proposing I try to get the seatbelt to work.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,654
Posted By DavePolyakov
Dave's 1990 740 Turbo Wagon T5 Manual

I should have started my project thread when I started the project. Now I have already finished the T5 swap in my 740 and I will cover everything I did as well as other things. I will do my best to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By DavePolyakov
Replaced 740 seats, seatbelt is stuck?

As the title says. Put in newer seats and the passenger side seatbelt is locked after I reinstalled the seat belt onto the new seat. There's no issue with the system under the B pillar, I already...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,250
Posted By DavePolyakov
Thanks, I'll definitely check it out. I currently...

Thanks, I'll definitely check it out. I currently have my pinion at 5.5 degrees, right in between the trans angle 6.0 and the first shaft 5.0. It's the best I've ever got it, but I'm sure It can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,367
Posted By DavePolyakov
My 15-minute test drive went smoothly. However, I...

My 15-minute test drive went smoothly. However, I don't think I'll know for sure until I can test it in the rain but I'm hoping this was the only cause of the issue.

Edit: Just went for a drive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,367
Posted By DavePolyakov
Ok, my crank sensor was ripped completely at the...

Ok, my crank sensor was ripped completely at the base. Maybe this was why my car occasionally stalls and breaks up in boost? I replaced it with a good condition used one I had laying around. I tried...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2021, 01:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,367
Posted By DavePolyakov
Ok. I'll use a little bit of silicone to...

Ok. I'll use a little bit of silicone to reinforce it to the firewall.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2021, 01:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,367
Posted By DavePolyakov
Probably half of the clips are gone, but it's...

Probably half of the clips are gone, but it's still there. The dizzy didn't look wet from it leaking, it doesn't even really look like it is leaking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,367
Posted By DavePolyakov
I did make it home. After stalling about every 15...

I did make it home. After stalling about every 15 minutes and waiting for 20 minutes before it would start again, it then drove for an hour in a half with no issues in very rainy weather. I almost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,367
Posted By DavePolyakov
Checked everything you said, haven’t found the...

Checked everything you said, haven’t found the issue yet. The ignition amp is totally dry. Spark plug wites aren’t new, but in fine shape, not bad condition at all. Could I use blue tape on the spark...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,367
Posted By DavePolyakov
1990 740 sputters then dies in rain

Im on a camp trip and its the first time I’ve ever drove this car in the rain. After a few minutes the car started to miss and then it turned off and made a popping sound. It started after about 20...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,250
Posted By DavePolyakov
Yes, this is what I mean. Idk, maybe I am just...

Yes, this is what I mean. Idk, maybe I am just chasing my tail but there is still a pulsing/vibe at around 2-2.5k I want to remove and I believe it's possible. I don't think I would feel a pulsing...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,250
Posted By DavePolyakov
I think you are correct, that the vibes are going...

I think you are correct, that the vibes are going to be there when you mate together a t5 and a redblock. My vibe is definitely liveable, but when I get in my stock 240 with an m46 it feels like a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 02:04 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,250
Posted By DavePolyakov
I have the STS Machining lightened flywheel,...

I have the STS Machining lightened flywheel, Yoshifab stage 2 clutch, and pressure plate. I should have mentioned but there is a slight vibe when driving as well. You can slightly feel it pulsing if...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,250
Posted By DavePolyakov
Vibes at idle?

So I got my angles pretty darn good but there was still a vibe around 2000-2500. I double-checked my measurements, but I found out that it is happening at idle, so it's not my driveshaft angles. The...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-27-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,558
Posted By DavePolyakov
Making me want to do a full engine rebuild. Was...

Making me want to do a full engine rebuild. Was this your first rebuild? Love the purple
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,892
Posted By DavePolyakov
What a PITA! I spent over an hour yesterday...

What a PITA! I spent over an hour yesterday removing the passenger side rotor. I sanded as best I could and used penetrating lube, but it took so much wiggling and prying. Even with a hammer, it was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,892
Posted By DavePolyakov
Sorry for my noobness, but what exactly do you...

Sorry for my noobness, but what exactly do you mean? Shouldn't I pull off the rotor as far it will go then reach behind and inside the rotor and try to sand it down on the hub? If the rotor is all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,892
Posted By DavePolyakov
Rotor not stuck but won't come off all the way.

1986 240 front brakes. The two rotors are loose and have about an inch of movement but they won't come off all the way. Is there just gunk buildup and I need to keep fiddling with it longer or is...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 371,231
Posted By DavePolyakov
How is your oil drain pipe secured to the block?...

How is your oil drain pipe secured to the block? Does it look like you have a metal tube that's going into the hole with a lot of silicone? Just curious if you tapped it or something it's hard to see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,870
Posted By DavePolyakov
It's been a few days since I knocked the two...

It's been a few days since I knocked the two nests down. I have not seen any more wasps and have not used any deterrent. Not interested in buying peppermint oil unless they come back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,870
Posted By DavePolyakov
I fixed my turbo oil drain leak by cutting the...

I fixed my turbo oil drain leak by cutting the metal tube in half and putting in a rubber hose. It's a 15g so it's hard to clock perfectly to make the metal hard line fit. Now I will be driving it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,870
Posted By DavePolyakov
I knocked the two hives down to the ground with a...

I knocked the two hives down to the ground with a stick. They weren't that big hives and I've only seen about 10 wasps at once so I hope it was just these two nests. I then just used household...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,870
Posted By DavePolyakov
Wasp nests in 740

There are two visible hives (maybe there's more) with active wasps that I just noticed today. They were both on the passenger's side door jams. I noticed a wasp land on the door and walk through the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,145
Posted By DavePolyakov
Thanks, this feels good to hear.

Thanks, this feels good to hear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,145
Posted By DavePolyakov
I was trying to find this out thank you for...

I was trying to find this out thank you for clarifying that it has a filter. Let's say if I drain my oil the half of the o-ring doesn't come out... then what?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,145
Posted By DavePolyakov
I removed the leaking drain tube seal to replace...

I removed the leaking drain tube seal to replace it, and as it popped out it ripped the rubber o ring in half, I only saw a half of it under the car, I think the other half may have fallen into my...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,036
Posted By DavePolyakov
I used to live in Brisbane from 2006-2008! I...

I used to live in Brisbane from 2006-2008! I found my pedal box on the forums, the cable one seems to pop up more than the hydraulic system pedal box. I'm still dialing in driveshaft angles which...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By DavePolyakov
Not sure but I think it may be my timing idler...

Not sure but I think it may be my timing idler pulley? Or the alt bearing as well. There is no ac. I will try to find an idler pulley and see if that fixes it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By DavePolyakov
I started it up and went for a drive about 30...

I started it up and went for a drive about 30 minutes after I took the video. The sound was completely gone, didn't come back after turning off and restarting a couple of times on a 10-minute drive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By DavePolyakov
I hate and love your comment because I now think...

I hate and love your comment because I now think it's the turbo.

The timing belt was done correctly, I've done it multiple times and it's still in the correct position after verifying. The sound...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By DavePolyakov
What is this nasty sound?

1990 740 b230ft. The noises occurred immediately after startup when getting gas. The loud whirring and the clicking sound began at the same time. When I turned off the car there was a whirring sound...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,510
Posted By DavePolyakov
I have a Yoshi Stage 2 and STS flat on my t5 swap...

I have a Yoshi Stage 2 and STS flat on my t5 swap b230ft. Clutch feels basically like stock although the lighter flywheel is noticeable. I've only driven the car about 100 miles so I'm still breaking...
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