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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By hessam69
Thanks, good idea. The only reason I'm...

Thanks, good idea.

The only reason I'm asking is because I had a 405 head (on a 1984 too this one is a 1981) on a B23E that had a pinhole leak coming out of one of the freeze plugs on the front of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By hessam69
405 head freeze plugs

Hi,

Is it worthwhile to change all of the freeze plugs in a B23E 405 head whilst sending it away to be machined, even though they aren't leaking? Does it seem like a wise idea for some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,923
Posted By hessam69
The bentley manual is wrong, there is no...

The bentley manual is wrong, there is no conclusive test for an AMM other than to swap a known working one
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By hessam69
A simple test, turn crankshaft with belt removed ...

A simple test, turn crankshaft with belt removed

It's easy to change the belt anyway, if it were interference, that it shouldn't matter
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2021, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,831
Posted By hessam69
Any untested unrebuilt cluster for a 740 is...

Any untested unrebuilt cluster for a 740 is almost guaranteed to need some repair.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,831
Posted By hessam69
The odometer not working will be a broken plastic...

The odometer not working will be a broken plastic gear. See www.davebarton.com

As for the fuel gauge, you need to find out if the fault is in the gauge or the fuel tank sending unit. If you earth...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,256
Posted By hessam69
I asked a turbo rebuilder about water cooling, he...

I asked a turbo rebuilder about water cooling, he said it's not needed
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,003
Posted By hessam69
So, How does the truetrac work with the tone...

So,

How does the truetrac work with the tone ring for the speedometer?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By hessam69
You probably don't need to remove the fuse box ...

You probably don't need to remove the fuse box

Which fuse is #5?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,865
Posted By hessam69
This will be an easy fix. No need to get rid...

This will be an easy fix.

No need to get rid of the car because of an electrical problem that someone with experience will know how to diagnose.

Whenever something goes wrong on these old...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2021, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By hessam69
B23E with oily intake

I'm doing a head gasket on a B23E.

There is a significant amount of carbon build up inside the intake manifold, but I don't think this engine has been neglected (underneath the cam cover looks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,045
Posted By hessam69
You might have to get by with a plastic version

You might have to get by with a plastic version
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,374
Posted By hessam69
Hi John, I forgot to ask how much is the...

Hi John,

I forgot to ask how much is the flywheel and the 215mm pressure plate and maybe a disc to suit

Thank you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 03:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
No, no need The first problem I have is...

No, no need

The first problem I have is getting the water out. There is so much in there that using the air compressor does nothing - What's a good way of extracting the water? I also tried to use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By hessam69
Thank you very much

Thank you very much
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By hessam69
How to plug B23 pulsair exhaust holes

Hi,

I'm doing a head gasket replacement on a B23E, and I will be deleting the pulsair air injection and blocking the holes coming from the head directly beneath the exhaust manifold.

What is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
Hello, I was just planning to blow out the...

Hello,

I was just planning to blow out the water from #4 piston with compressed air, fill it up with diesel, let it soak, then keep repeating until I can unseize it. Diesel is lighter than ATF so...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,801
Posted By hessam69
Thanks everyone. Yes it is a B23E with flat top...

Thanks everyone. Yes it is a B23E with flat top pistons (10:1) with K cam

Sorry, you're right 1mm is 0.0394".

Should make for a nice torque increase, cheers
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,801
Posted By hessam69
OK to take 0.025" off head?

Hi,

I'm doing a head gasket replacement on a B23.

Would I have any issues with taking 0.025" (1mm) off the head for higher compression while I have it apart? Any troubles with a lack of cam...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,374
Posted By hessam69
How much would this cost me altogether with...

How much would this cost me altogether with shipping to 2154 Sydney Australia?

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
Me too, what helped is clues from the PO about...

Me too, what helped is clues from the PO about the cooling system being suspect.

A friend told me to WD-40 the water, fill it with diesel, let it soak, keep filling it, then rocking the crank...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
#4 piston found to be underwater Thanks...

#4 piston found to be underwater

Thanks everyone
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,728
Posted By hessam69
There should be a small white label hidden under...

There should be a small white label hidden under lots of undercoating, it should be on the rear side of the left axle tube, use chemicals to remove the undercoating

There you should find a label...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
I will as soon as I can borrow my brothers...

I will as soon as I can borrow my brothers borescope
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By hessam69
I use Amsoil severe gear 75w90 If it's not...

I use Amsoil severe gear 75w90

If it's not leaking, you should be able to get away with just draining and refilling.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
I think you're right. What else can cause an...

I think you're right.

What else can cause an engine to lock up besides water leaking in.

What should I pour down the spark plug holes to unseize the pistons? I just want to see if I can get it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
I'll try that. Any ideas how to unseize it...

I'll try that.

Any ideas how to unseize it so I can get the engine turning?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
PO reckons the transmission was working well. Had...

PO reckons the transmission was working well. Had it serviced recently, but he did say there was a coolant problem with the engine. When I got the car, there was no coolant in it. He says he had the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,374
Posted By hessam69
No worries, . Can you also supply a clutch...

No worries,
.
Can you also supply a clutch disc to suit the 228mm pressure plate? I can get a throwout bearing myself.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,374
Posted By hessam69
M47 looking for lighter flywheel

Hi,

Anyone know where I can buy a lighter flywheel for my 1990 M47 240? I've seen the usual places flywheels, but they only suit the earlier M46 sized clutch. Since I just bought a new standard...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By hessam69
ox-gard is better

ox-gard is better
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 01:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
I think that is what's happened, but how? What...

I think that is what's happened, but how? What causes an autotragic oil pump to seize?

As mentioned I did witness another 940 with this problem, crank would refuse to turn, they had the AW71...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2021, 04:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
Unfortunately, without the ability to turn the...

Unfortunately, without the ability to turn the engine, there is no way to remove the transmission with the torque converter still attached; there is no access to remove the torque converter retaining...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
Thanks, I'll try that. If all checks out...

Thanks, I'll try that.

If all checks out there, I'll have to pull the AW71 out (leaving the torque converter on the flexplate) so I can at least get the engine started
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
Sorry everyone, when I tried turning the engine,...

Sorry everyone, when I tried turning the engine, it was with a socket on the bolt, with an extra long breaker bar. It would not move at all either right or left. There is oil in the engine and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 02:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,466
Posted By hessam69
Engine locked

Beat-up neglected 940 got towed in to me, I know nothing about it's history, other than it died one day and no one could work out why.

The first thing I tried was to see if the cam belt had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,739
Posted By hessam69
Is this an LH2.4 turbo? If so, check the...

Is this an LH2.4 turbo? If so, check the connector for the RPM sensor, it may be getting wet/coming loose or the wiring may be shorting together, replace it if in doubt

Another thing to look at is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,438
Posted By hessam69
Use amsoil severe gear, the best available. There...

Use amsoil severe gear, the best available. There is a shootout on the web with all the available rear axle oils to compare
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,764
Posted By hessam69
One thing to keep in mind, don't use the park...

One thing to keep in mind, don't use the park brake. I saw a 940 with a broken park brake cable. PITA to replace it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,203
Posted By hessam69
If you remove the cluster, there will be a part...

If you remove the cluster, there will be a part number on the rear
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,962
Posted By hessam69
Aren't sedan and wagon springs the same?

Aren't sedan and wagon springs the same?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,632
Posted By hessam69
Could the cam belt be one tooth retarded?

Could the cam belt be one tooth retarded?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,107
Posted By hessam69
The ECU could have failed so some smart person...

The ECU could have failed so some smart person ran a power feed directly from the ignition to the fuel pump wiring or relay
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,583
Posted By hessam69
There is a label on the left axle tube hidden...

There is a label on the left axle tube hidden under the layer of undercoating

You scrape off the undercoating to find the label, it will say the ratio
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,887
Posted By hessam69
Toyota transmissions use the same parts, A43D I...

Toyota transmissions use the same parts, A43D I believe
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 27
240: M47 Fluid
Views: 5,917
Posted By hessam69
The original M47 fluid that was filled at the...

The original M47 fluid that was filled at the factory was a lifetime, synthetic, odourless and colourless fluid I've read here in the past.

It is no longer available
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,662
Posted By hessam69
Thanks to all for the very clear, direct and...

Thanks to all for the very clear, direct and helpful responses

I now know what to do.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,662
Posted By hessam69
There was a problem with the rebuilt pressure...

There was a problem with the rebuilt pressure sensor, it has been fixed and now the engine runs well.

However, now it will run fine for five or so minutes, then out of nowhere it will flat out...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,565
Posted By hessam69
I've got a 1992 car with original spark plug...

I've got a 1992 car with original spark plug leads

Maybe the quality control went down
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2021, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By hessam69
Thanks for that Any leads on a diode bridge...

Thanks for that

Any leads on a diode bridge too?
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