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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By Sketchysedan
No, as far as I understand the m56 doesnít use one

No, as far as I understand the m56 doesnít use one
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By Sketchysedan
Not shifting under load

Hello all. I have an 850 t5r which I manual swapped about a month ago using all used parts and a new clutch. It worked great and shifted smoothly, until one day when I shifted from 2-3 pretty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,154
Posted By Sketchysedan
Nevermind, figured it out. Temp sensor was all...

Nevermind, figured it out. Temp sensor was all messed up and reading lower than actual temp, causing the fan to never come on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,154
Posted By Sketchysedan
850 coolant boiling

Just had the engine from my Ď95 t-5r out for a manual swap. Prior to the swap it had no coolant issues at all. When I put the engine back in, at first I had a minor coolant leak which I have since...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,941
Posted By Sketchysedan
850 manual swap

Just bought a Ď95 850 t-5r, and decided it needed to be manual. Bought an m56 swap off an indie/used Volvo parts shop, they said it would fit and was from an n/a s70. It has a dual mass flywheel....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By Sketchysedan
Just checked out bulb failure relay. Iím getting...

Just checked out bulb failure relay. Iím getting 12v out of 4 of the pins with the brake pedal pressed down, and still no bulb out light on the dash. Where does the harness run in the car? Does it go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By Sketchysedan
Yes, all other lights are working. The only thing...

Yes, all other lights are working. The only thing is I think it has the wrong headlight relay as when I turn on the parking lights, the headlights come on. But yes, everything else works. And I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By Sketchysedan
Yeah brake light fuse has been intact this whole...

Yeah brake light fuse has been intact this whole time. Iíll try and check that bulb failure warning relay later tonight
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By Sketchysedan
Yeah all the wiring is cracked or broken in the...

Yeah all the wiring is cracked or broken in the hinges, the rear wiper and rear window defrost do not work, and I suspect that is why the 3rd brake light stopped. That shouldnít have anything to do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By Sketchysedan
Yeah I still have the relay. Is there a way to...

Yeah I still have the relay. Is there a way to actually check it? And yes, I was getting power on both sides of the fuse
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By Sketchysedan
Brake lights

I recently bought an Ď87 240 wagon. When I got it, only the high mount brake light worked, but that recently stopped working. I suspect it is the wiring in the hinges fraying for that one, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,264
Posted By Sketchysedan
Well looks like I found my issue. The short...

Well looks like I found my issue. The short rubber tube between the pcv box and the flame trap had cracks in it that were not visible from the top and did no leak at idle, but when under load there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,264
Posted By Sketchysedan
Average is about 45 Fahrenheit, so it would seem...

Average is about 45 Fahrenheit, so it would seem very weird for fuel to vaporize. I have checked for vacuum leaks visually and have not been able to find any but will spray carb cleaner if I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,264
Posted By Sketchysedan
Just did that test. I get fuel out of pressure...

Just did that test. I get fuel out of pressure regulator, and when jumping each side of fuse 4 I hear both pumps coming on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,264
Posted By Sketchysedan
Ok, should be able to test that real quick...

Ok, should be able to test that real quick tomorrow evening
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,264
Posted By Sketchysedan
Yeah no starting issues. I had assumed it was a...

Yeah no starting issues. I had assumed it was a timing/spark issue originally but lean mixture would also do it. What is the best way to test fuel pressure on these cars with no valve on the fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,264
Posted By Sketchysedan
Thanks, just ordered a pump. Will update thread...

Thanks, just ordered a pump. Will update thread when it comes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,264
Posted By Sketchysedan
Misfire after idling

I recently purchased an 87’ 245, which runs pretty good except for after I leave it at idle. In normal driving, it has a slight hesitation under light throttle, but otherwise runs great. However, if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,573
Posted By Sketchysedan
Lh2.4 swap

I have an Ď87 240 turbo that I swapped over to lh2.4. It was running for months with no issues. Went out to start the car the other day and fuel pump did not prime. Was not getting spark either. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,798
Posted By Sketchysedan
Need help with lh2.4 swap

I did an lh2.4 swap on my 240 the other week. I am having an intermittent issue with it where sometimes it will just crank and The fuel pump will not prime nor will I get spark. Earlier I had it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,822
Posted By Sketchysedan
Ok guys. Just used two washers to space out the...

Ok guys. Just used two washers to space out the pivot ball. I can now use the factory rod included with the master cylinder, the piston is almost bottomed out in the cylinder when the fork is in its...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,822
Posted By Sketchysedan
Anyone know if it is possibly to get the clutch...

Anyone know if it is possibly to get the clutch fork and pivot ball out without pulling the trans again?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,822
Posted By Sketchysedan
Ok will try that tonight and update with results.

Ok will try that tonight and update with results.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,822
Posted By Sketchysedan
Yes, the clutch is matched to the flywheel....

Yes, the clutch is matched to the flywheel. Flywheel was freshly machined and everything was clean. The spec stage 2 in my 240 turbo performs great. I will see if it slips without pressure on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,822
Posted By Sketchysedan
no, it was a factory b230f/aw70 that now has an...

no, it was a factory b230f/aw70 that now has an ft and m46. How do I adjust the pivot point of the clutch fork? I was having the same issue when I had the stock clutch installed, but assumed it was...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,822
Posted By Sketchysedan
Hydraulic clutch bleeding

Just installed a spec stage 3 clutch in my 740 turbo. Iím using a new clutch, new clutch fork and new slave cylinder with a flat flywheel. When using the factory rod on the slave cylinder, after...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,096
Posted By Sketchysedan
T5 swap into 740

I know the t5 swap is pretty well covered at this point, but I am concerned about shifter position. What options to I have to get the shifter placement correct for my 740? Gm or Ford t5?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2020, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,241
Posted By Sketchysedan
Limited slip differential options

I have a 1990 Volvo 740. It was a factory b230f/aw70 car with a 3.73 open diff. It is now B230FT/M46 swapped. What are my options for a limited slip that will fit my rear end? I do not want to weld...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sketchysedan
Pcv is set up as stock, brand new box, o ring,...

Pcv is set up as stock, brand new box, o ring, drain tube, and line running to intake before the turbo for vacuum. Iím running either 10 or 12 an line with a 3/4 not fitting tapped into my block...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sketchysedan
Yep it was straight piped before the rebuild. Old...

Yep it was straight piped before the rebuild. Old oil shouldnít take 1000 miles to burn off though
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sketchysedan
Just pulled my plugs tonight all 4 were in good...

Just pulled my plugs tonight all 4 were in good shape, no oily buildup or anything like that. Intercooler has a slight coating of oil but itís been used on quite a few different setups of mine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sketchysedan
Itís not steam either. Couple thousand miles on a...

Itís not steam either. Couple thousand miles on a rebuilt engine with a new head gasket, cooling system holds pressure when tested and no coolant loss. The smoke is thick and blue, and reeks of oil.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sketchysedan
Well thatís what I figured, except I replaced the...

Well thatís what I figured, except I replaced the seal/ bearings when I rebuilt it. The car has a 2.5 inch exhaust with no cat, the oil burning was gone for the 200-300 miles I drove it between the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2020, 12:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sketchysedan
740 tic burning oil

So Iíve been having this issue for a while. Rebuilt engine, rebuilt 20t turbo, new valve stem seals, etc etc and canít seem to solve the issue. Car runs great and boosts around 14psi no issues, but...
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