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Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2021, 02:53 PM
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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: 3
Views: 229
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: 248
Views: 88,667
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: 19
Views: 922
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: 19
Views: 922
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: 19
Views: 922
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: 19
Views: 922
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: 19
Views: 922
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: 19
Views: 922
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: 19
Views: 922
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: 248
Views: 88,667
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: 248
Views: 88,667
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: 248
Views: 88,667
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: 248
Views: 88,667
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: 1,192
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: 2,581
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: 2,581
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: 2,581
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: 350,464
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: 2,218
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: 2,218
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: 2,218
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: 2,218
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: 1,888
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: 1,888
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: 1,888
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: 2,824
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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: 1,849
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: 4,003
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...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,252
Posted By DavePolyakov
EGR Valve Gasket. FERRULE leak?

I found an oil leak on my 1990 b230ft. It's leaking from the bolt labeled 15. I was suspect the washer (17) was bad so I replaced that a few weeks ago and the leak persisted so I thought it was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,340
Posted By DavePolyakov
Help me find my leak ... don't want to start another thread for it

1990 740 b230ft

The leak is from the rear of the engine, at idle 2-3 drops of oil every minute, quite a lot. After rubbing all the oil from the bottom of the car the first couple drops of oil come...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,824
Posted By DavePolyakov
I recently did the t5 swap in my 1990 740t. You...

I recently did the t5 swap in my 1990 740t. You will need to buy a 740/940 manual pedal box, it's up to you to source a cable clutch system or hydraulic pedal box. I don't believe there are any t56...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,392
Posted By DavePolyakov
I also used the HF jack for my t5 swap. It's good...

I also used the HF jack for my t5 swap. It's good but the threads need a lot of grease and mine still gets hard to move up and down. Not sure what is causing it to bind.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,989
Posted By DavePolyakov
Thanks, all I needed to hear. I think I'll go...

Thanks, all I needed to hear. I think I'll go ahead and order six 3.80mm shims. Should be mint after this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,989
Posted By DavePolyakov
Ok, so here my measurements. The first lines are...

Ok, so here my measurements. The first lines are my measurement with the stock cam still installed, then on the bottom are the measurement after installing the IPD turbo cam. It seems like all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,826
Posted By DavePolyakov
Do you have a transmission jack? Could you remove...

Do you have a transmission jack? Could you remove it from the engine and just moving it back a couple of inches to disengage the input shaft but still leave the trans under the car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,047
Posted By DavePolyakov
I'm curious to see the timing belt too. Your...

I'm curious to see the timing belt too. Your alternator belts look straight so that's good. I had been driving my car several weeks at least before I noticed the damage caused by the rubbing so I'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,047
Posted By DavePolyakov
On my 86 240 the timing cover was rubbing against...

On my 86 240 the timing cover was rubbing against the timing belt and when I found out by removing the cover the timing belt had lost lots of material. It was pretty scary when I found out. There...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,254
Posted By DavePolyakov
So I pulled off the distributor, the shaft has...

So I pulled off the distributor, the shaft has quite a lot of fore and after play. Does this mean the internal seal is shot and needs to be replaced? So it's probably not the oil pan gasket that's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,653
Posted By DavePolyakov
I use postimage.org. Use the direct link and...

I use postimage.org. Use the direct link and insert that link into the "insert image" when you are typing your message.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By DavePolyakov
Not sure if it's 'bad' but my 740t currently has...

Not sure if it's 'bad' but my 740t currently has gas that's about 5 months old but it drives fine, no weird idle or anything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,254
Posted By DavePolyakov
It is somewhat wet. I have a brand new rear cam...

It is somewhat wet. I have a brand new rear cam seal from Dee works that I'm going to replace when I do the cam swap. Would it make sense if I do the cam swap first, replace the rear cam seal and see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,254
Posted By DavePolyakov
11-year bump. Just got a few clarifying questions...

11-year bump. Just got a few clarifying questions before I do this job. 1990 740 b230ft, 265k. It's leaking oil badly from the lower part of the engine. It's not the rear main seal that I just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,989
Posted By DavePolyakov
Thanks for the tip. Didn't know you could warp...

Thanks for the tip. Didn't know you could warp things with a dremel.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 37,629
Posted By DavePolyakov
I'm just curious, do you know what the angle of...

I'm just curious, do you know what the angle of your transmission is? How is the one-piece driveshaft? I'm still working on correcting the angles on my two piece.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,989
Posted By DavePolyakov
The last thing, I don't have a Dremel but I'm...

The last thing, I don't have a Dremel but I'm going to buy one to clean the surfaces. What material is best on the Dremel for cleaning the valve cover and the head? I don't want to damage anything.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3,233
Views: 1,466,096
Posted By DavePolyakov
Buy my B&M shifter...

Buy my B&M shifter https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/pts/d/seattle-bm-t5-shifter/7293284250.html
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