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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By mschultz373
check the ignition computer, wiring and...

check the ignition computer, wiring and components. what you're describing happens with my 85 lh2.2/chrysler ignition car because of intermittent connectivity at the ICU. i suspect you are on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2021, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By mschultz373
thanks for the heads up on that. i have a...

thanks for the heads up on that.

i have a set of blue giants I was planning to use in the 940 so that's even better - they should drop in with the 240 LH2.4 harness.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By mschultz373
85 240 w/ Lh2.2 and Chrysler ignition. ...

85 240 w/ Lh2.2 and Chrysler ignition.

wanting to swap engine, trans and computers + harnesses from 94 940T, LH2.4 and EZK.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By mschultz373
b230FT/aw71 from 940 into 240

My 94 940T got wrecked pretty bad last month after I got rear-ended on the hwy, so i figured- why not swap the engine and trans into my 85 240?

so I'm wanting to plan out the swaps and have a few...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,198
Posted By mschultz373
R134 conversion and blower

Two years ago I had a local mechanic shop allegedly do a conversion on my 240s air conditioning to run r134. However it’s not blowing cold and only blew cold for maybe a couple months, and they only...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,714
Posted By mschultz373
240 and 940: recommendations for performance

hi all,

I have an 85 240 (143k miles) in pretty good overall shape and a 94 940T (~228k miles) in okay shape. I can only justify keeping one and would like to make whichever I keep my performance...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,659
Posted By mschultz373
wow, that sounds like right on the money. i'll...

wow, that sounds like right on the money. i'll have to try this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,659
Posted By mschultz373
drove thru water, car died

mild street flooding is a common thing here in SE louisiana, so the other day during a storm, I drove through 2-3in of water on the street - probably around 10-15mph. fast enough that it splashed in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,529
Posted By mschultz373
what's correct installation for the strut rod...

what's correct installation for the strut rod bolt? Lost my driver side bolt on a turn yesterday. I was using a hardware store locknut, tried to get it as tight as I could. Locktite??
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By mschultz373
no brake, back-up lights

i am not getting any brake or back-up lights on my 94 940. Fuses are good. not getting any bulb failure indicators. bulbs are all good.

Voltage at brake light with pedal depressed is like 134mV,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By mschultz373
MS2 = megasquirt? I am sort of at a loss...

MS2 = megasquirt?

I am sort of at a loss with this car. It's an 85 NA, 143k miles, good running condition with lots of work but has some pretty bad rust in the trunk wheel wells, plus the frame...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2021, 04:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By mschultz373
would it be possible to just pull an EZK box and...

would it be possible to just pull an EZK box and harness from a 740 turbo w/lh2.2?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By mschultz373
soldering is fine. the board is in 1/2" of clear...

soldering is fine. the board is in 1/2" of clear rubber... dont think that'd be the issue, tho others say they have found that.

i'll try hitting the pins with a wire brush maybe.

could be the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By mschultz373
The terminal connector at the ICU is having...

The terminal connector at the ICU is having intermittent connections, causing random dying/no start conditions. It seems the fault is in the design of the harness connector/terminal at the ICU. I put...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By mschultz373
shot in the dark, but what about going to some...

shot in the dark, but what about going to some sort of aftermarket config, like microsquirt or something with a different ignition? this car is NA and I don't have performance goals with it, but I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By mschultz373
is this repair ultimately a durable one? or not? ...

is this repair ultimately a durable one? or not?

I am really tired of the problems with the Chrysler ICU; I am tempted to just throw it away and go EZK. but then that's an expensive endeavor, one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 02:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By mschultz373
yes. despite using them on the pins to...

yes. despite using them on the pins to distributor, coil, and ECU, the ICU connections were intermittently failing.

the part pictured in OP is #9441576-7...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2021, 01:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,639
Posted By mschultz373
I've always wondered - big noob energy inbound...

I've always wondered - big noob energy inbound -.... lots of coilovers have adjustable spring perches to adjust ride height, no?

Obviously on the redblocks, without a mcpherson setup in the back,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 12:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By mschultz373
Chrysler ICU updated pin sleeve help

i'm trying to install the Volvo updated part for Chrysler ICU harness terminal pins. they look like this:

<a href="https://ibb.co/3NP0jzT"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/cFsNZLy/volvo-sleeves.jpg"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,787
Posted By mschultz373
absolutely it should not be leaking. if...

absolutely it should not be leaking.

if it's not the seal, then the gasket is either seated poorly or the mating surface wasn't cleaned sufficiently before mounting the pump.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,787
Posted By mschultz373
I am pretty sure I repalced the OG water pump on...

I am pretty sure I repalced the OG water pump on my 85 240 in Fall of 2019. It was not leaking - just did it with the timing belt. The new HEPU unit I installed hasn't leaked since.

did the shop...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,529
Posted By mschultz373
strut rod nut and sway bar bolt

does anyone have the measurements for the 940 strut rod nut AND the bolt for the sway bar end line that bolts into the knuckle?

thanks.

<a href="https://ibb.co/t8ndcJK"><img...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,301
Posted By mschultz373
confirmed today that when she goes down, the coil...

confirmed today that when she goes down, the coil is NOT firing. jiggled the harness connector at the ICU box and she started. so there's the problem.

What is the best solution? move to EZK?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By mschultz373
check alternator grounding wire. if it is the...

check alternator grounding wire. if it is the original, consider replacing it with an 8awg cable.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,460
Posted By mschultz373
right, i forgot about the rods. i think my 85 has...

right, i forgot about the rods. i think my 85 has pretty flimsy ones.

the rub in all this is that i didn't mention... I also have a 94 940T wagon w/ aw71. so that's ready for bolt-on upgrades...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,460
Posted By mschultz373
+t or swap for 240 w/ lh2.2, chrysler icu

I'm wondering what y'alls thoughts might on whether it'd be easier/better to do a '+t' or an engine swap on an 85 240 - running lh2.2, Chrysler ignition, and aw70 auto trans.

the trans is no good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,301
Posted By mschultz373
test for that when car goes down? I tested...

test for that when car goes down? I tested tonight and the test lamp stayed on while backprobing the injector. my lamps are 5$ walmart ones so would that factor in for staying on vs. blinking?

i...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,301
Posted By mschultz373
where is the injector control circuit? is that...

where is the injector control circuit? is that the main ECU wiring at the fuel rail?

test light blinks during crank when rigged off the coil negative.

i drove around tonight - couldn't get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,301
Posted By mschultz373
would injector pulse/rpm signal cut spark to the...

would injector pulse/rpm signal cut spark to the plugs?

injector pulse = rig up test light to an injector harness while cranking?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,301
Posted By mschultz373
i have the Chrysler box. <a...

i have the Chrysler box.

<a href="https://ibb.co/JH4Bw1v"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/5LyMg0r/chrysler-ignition.jpg" alt="chrysler-ignition" border="0"></a>
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,301
Posted By mschultz373
I narrowed the issue down - it's a spark issue,...

I narrowed the issue down - it's a spark issue, getting lost somehow it seems.

i had a test light rigged to the negative (#1) coil side and car went down, died. light stayed on. so the ICU is OK....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,301
Posted By mschultz373
i had never thought of this as it relates to tank...

i had never thought of this as it relates to tank rust, but I read people suggesting that pure gas results in better MPG for these old cars?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,301
Posted By mschultz373
been meaning to get a rail with a shrader valve....

been meaning to get a rail with a shrader valve. i have a timing light - why I haven't thought to put that in my car, I don't know.

i have a pressure gauge but haven't as of yet figured out to get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,301
Posted By mschultz373
guess who has a fuel filter laying around and the...

guess who has a fuel filter laying around and the day off tomorrow??

:w00t:

When you say acid treat the tank, you mean drop it and put like acetone in it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,301
Posted By mschultz373
back again. car was running fine all week - then...

back again. car was running fine all week - then had a pretty bad condition last night where pedal cut out and it died, started for a minute, then died again, etc.

i was able to, along the side...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,684
Posted By mschultz373
i think everythings fine. reading this morning...

i think everythings fine. reading this morning was ~41psi @ idle in P with vac line attached, went up to ~50psi without vacuum. held the 41psi for 20+min after turning car off. I couldn't get a read...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,684
Posted By mschultz373
Yea, engine @ idle in P. I'll take more...

Yea, engine @ idle in P.

I'll take more thorough, careful readings at both the rail and supply line in the morning to confirm this finding.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,684
Posted By mschultz373
vac line at the FPR? I had that connected. so......

vac line at the FPR? I had that connected. so... does that mean my FPR is broken?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,684
Posted By mschultz373
fuel pressure spec

what's the spec for a 94 940 Turbo? running LH2.4. I hooked my gauge up at the rail and it read ~45psi. seemed to hold for a few minutes after turning off, too. It was a quick read before leaving the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,466
Posted By mschultz373
But what if I like to live dangerously?? ...

But what if I like to live dangerously??

Point taken. I think the gauge will be fine in engine bay for my purposes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,466
Posted By mschultz373
as i think about it, lh2.2 is supposed to...

as i think about it, lh2.2 is supposed to maintain residual fuel pressure even after the car has turned off... so in theory, mount the gauge in the engine bay and if the car dies, immediately check...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,466
Posted By mschultz373
hey, I can't be the first TBer trying to figure...

hey, I can't be the first TBer trying to figure out ways to NOT spend money!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,466
Posted By mschultz373
No, I simply already have a mechanical gauge and...

No, I simply already have a mechanical gauge and don't have an electric one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,466
Posted By mschultz373
thanks for that link - but is there a way to run...

thanks for that link - but is there a way to run a mechanical guage safely? or only an electric one?

I am chasing a dying/no start gremlin and want to confirm or disconfirm if it's the fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,466
Posted By mschultz373
running pressure gauge into cabin

I am wanting to run a fuel pressure gauge off the rail into the cabin to monitor the pressure while I drive. it's an 85, so no schrader vavle, i'll T off the line with fittings. but I've read other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,705
Posted By mschultz373
Pop at tail pipe in idle

94 940 Turbo

There's a slight, not-clearly rhythmic pop at my tail pipe when at idle. Seems new, haven't noticed it before. Not subtle, clearly audible. Not noticing any adverse drivability...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,869
Posted By mschultz373
i've been having a related issue with my 240. I...

i've been having a related issue with my 240. I eventually found that my in-tank pump was dead. you may want to look at yours just to verify it's working properly. if the in-tank pump dies and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,772
Posted By mschultz373
why would you replace all the pumps without...

why would you replace all the pumps without testing them? did you attempt the diagnostic I recommended or read the article I posted? You are wasting money throwing parts at the car randomly. It takes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,772
Posted By mschultz373
test the in-tank pump. disconnect the supply feed...

test the in-tank pump. disconnect the supply feed line at the rear of the main pump (should be a single worm clamp) and run the line into a container. then, at the fuse box, run a jumper wire from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,301
Posted By mschultz373
I replaced the in-tank pump with a new unit and...

I replaced the in-tank pump with a new unit and new filter. old unit's filter was completely shredded and looked like elements of it may have gotten sucked into the pump.

car ran fine for a week...
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