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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By dandeluca
One of the first things I did so I could drive my...

One of the first things I did so I could drive my volvo home off the used car lot was stick on some side view mirrors from amazon since they were both busted. They have been on there ever since and...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,610
Posted By dandeluca
Here is a little video on doing the cam swap in...

Here is a little video on doing the cam swap in case you're relatively new to working on these cars and seeing what it is like. Obviously nothing new for the experienced board members.
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Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,610
Posted By dandeluca
Been a while since I updated this thread. ...

Been a while since I updated this thread.

Here is a first start after the manual swap.

https://youtu.be/vqfRZhDRopg

The car has been up and running all season. I have continued to make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By dandeluca
Yes the light went out when overdrive disengaged....

Yes the light went out when overdrive disengaged. I seemed to have fixed it! Seems the culprit was a loose wire connected to the 4th gear switch.

Of course on my last test drive a check...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By dandeluca
I took a test drive and still had the issue with...

I took a test drive and still had the issue with the new ground strap to the solenoid. I have eliminated the wiring to the solenoid as the culprit.

The connection to the 4th gear switch was a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By dandeluca
My relay is just sorta stuffed where the stock...

My relay is just sorta stuffed where the stock amplifier would have been. I took it out so I can hold it while test driving down a horribly bumpy road and I could feel the relay click off when I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2022, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By dandeluca
Redline MTL. The momentary switch with the relay.

Redline MTL. The momentary switch with the relay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By dandeluca
I change the fluid not long ago. No drips on the...

I change the fluid not long ago. No drips on the garage floor, no obvious leaking. I have some more fluid so I am considering jacking up the driver side and overfilling it a bit. I will work up a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By dandeluca
M46 dropping out of overdrive over bumps -- electrical issue?

Hi my m46 swapped 91 245 has begun to drop out of overdrive when it goes over bumps. This seems like an electrical issue to me. I suspect the grounding strap I worked up for the solenoid is less...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By dandeluca
It was the driveshaft support bearing. The...

It was the driveshaft support bearing. The entire driveline is very quiet now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By dandeluca
Yeah I originally replaced the carrier bearing...

Yeah I originally replaced the carrier bearing during the manual swap, then I had to use a different drive shaft and ended up not replacing the bearing on that one.

Lazy Mistake.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By dandeluca
High Pitch Squeal/Whistle at Speed, Possible Causes?

I have a 91 240 that has been M46 swapped that has developed a high pitch squeal/whistle that seems to start around 60mph. It is speed dependent, not engine RPM dependent. It's varies in loudness...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,258
Posted By dandeluca
https://youtu.be/ksmMu0wwhuY

https://youtu.be/ksmMu0wwhuY
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By dandeluca
I couldn't tighten my core until I realized I...

I couldn't tighten my core until I realized I needed to take off the quick connect fitting in order to access the shredder valve. That was a brain fart that lasted several weeks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,851
Posted By dandeluca
I couldn't help myself and installed new...

I couldn't help myself and installed new 'hushers' when I put in a B cam a few months ago. A few weeks after that I replaced the exhaust manifold gaskets. With those three things (adjusted valve...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By dandeluca
I must be charmed, I rather like the B4’s on my...

I must be charmed, I rather like the B4’s on my 245.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2022, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By dandeluca
I did have to start the car to get voltage, but...

I did have to start the car to get voltage, but the heater circuit has power. Next time it throws a code I’ll try looking at the signal voltage. I cleaned up the fuse box, nothing looked too bad,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By dandeluca
Can I test the heater circuit with the engine...

Can I test the heater circuit with the engine off? Key in position 2?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By dandeluca
So it looks like someone had trouble with the ecu...

So it looks like someone had trouble with the ecu in the past. It has a rebuilt(?) ecu from Prog Rama. Seems like it’s a 561 unit.

https://imgur.com/a/IvM6ZJF

I’ll keep an eye out for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By dandeluca
I got this sensor, which I believe is just a...

I got this sensor, which I believe is just a Bosch universal with the correct wiring plugs soldered in.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By dandeluca
Occasional 2-3-1 code LH 2.4

Ever since I’ve had my 91 240 it will throw an occasional 2-3-1 code. If I clear it it might stay off for a month or two or it might stay off for a week or two. (I don’t drive the car daily but I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By dandeluca
That's actually a good idea. I am going to bite...

That's actually a good idea. I am going to bite the bullet and wait for new oil to arrive this time but if it happens again I might use this trick. I am a decent shade tree mechanic, but I hate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By dandeluca
Thats the thing, these bolts don't have a head...

Thats the thing, these bolts don't have a head like a traditional oil drain plug. (See Picture) They are more like pipe fittings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By dandeluca
Gear Oil Seep from M46 Drain and Fill Plugs

After my manual swap my 91' 245 is still driving really well, but gear oil has begun to seep from the drain, and to a lesser extent fill plug of my m46. It is leaking too quickly for me to ignore. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,610
Posted By dandeluca
I was pretty careful about aligning the new...

I was pretty careful about aligning the new flywheel, but I made stupider mistakes in my life. I went with a modified flat flywheel for the LH2.4. I also replaced the crank sensor.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,610
Posted By dandeluca
The very slow all winter manual swap continues. ...

The very slow all winter manual swap continues. Don't let anyone tell you that placing the pedal assembly in the car is the hardest part of the manual swap. The hardest part is obtaining all the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By dandeluca
I think we have a winner. 240 m47 driveshaft...

I think we have a winner. 240 m47 driveshaft with guibo connector. I'd like to thank everyone for playing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By dandeluca
Well I installed that bearing, but it matches...

Well I installed that bearing, but it matches what was there. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By dandeluca
ummmmm Whatever this is. ...

ummmmm

Whatever this is.

https://i.imgur.com/odMudG0l.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By dandeluca
So it’s barely legible but the part number seems...

So it’s barely legible but the part number seems to be 3502043

So a 240 m47?

Not many google search results for that one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By dandeluca
I suspect it is from a 740 m46. It is really...

I suspect it is from a 740 m46. It is really long I don't think it would fit an m47 240.

Honestly its just a random guess though.

Anyone need an 740 manual driveshaft?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By dandeluca
Driveshaft Identification

So I purchased this driveshaft as part of my m46 swap for my 240. However now that I know a little bit more I am sure it is not an 240 m46 driveshaft.

Can anyone help me identify it.

The...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By dandeluca
M46 and flex disk --Special Flange?

Two steps forward and one step back. I am about to try to wrestle the m46 into place on my auto to manual swap and suddenly I realize I have no idea how I can get my driveshaft to mate up with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By dandeluca
Yes I have been looking over the wiring diagrams...

Yes I have been looking over the wiring diagrams (and actual wires) the last few days. Basically I should put the new m46 relay where the old AW70 relay was. I can use the 12v+ wire from the Aw70...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By dandeluca
Manual swap M46 wiring harness into 91 240

I am nearing the the end of my manual swap. I have purchased the upper and lower harness for a m46 from Dave Barton’s site. I also have an overdrive relay. My question is how to use the relay.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By dandeluca
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By dandeluca
This is getting a little off topic (I have the...

This is getting a little off topic (I have the flywheel on correctly I'm not worried about that), but when the notch on the crank pulley is aligned to the 0 degree mark is that that TDC on cylinder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By dandeluca
Ill be brave and say I would not describe the...

Ill be brave and say I would not describe the 240's brakes as 'soft' and having a bunch of pedal travel. In fact I would say the pedal feel of my 240 is surprisingly 'modern' not feeling all that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2022, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By dandeluca
I used a small hand held grease gun, I had no...

I used a small hand held grease gun, I had no fear of blowing out the joint. They did not take much grease. When I removed the zerk's any excess pressure was surely released. Maybe there is a more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By dandeluca
So I put the crank pulley at zero and the top...

So I put the crank pulley at zero and the top pulley is aligned with the mark on the back of the cover. I am a bit unclear if this is exactly top dead center, but I think it is. Anyway here is what...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By dandeluca
On mine you had to take out a little Allen head...

On mine you had to take out a little Allen head screw cap, install a zerk fitting then use a standard grease gun. I had to really get the angle just right for the grease gun to set and force the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By dandeluca
I had to abandon hopes of getting the bell...

I had to abandon hopes of getting the bell housing gasket and 4th gear switch from the dealer. (The said they capfuls get the gasket but the 4th gear switch was discontinued). Volu Parts in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By dandeluca
I carefully matched it up so everything was in...

I carefully matched it up so everything was in the same position as when I took the flex plate off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2022, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By dandeluca
Crank sensor placement, modified flat flywheel

Bolting up my flat flywheel from STS and just wanted to make sure there were no surprises when it came to the crank sensor positioning.

HereÂ’s what it looks like.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,455
Posted By dandeluca
Someone on this forum mentioned to me once that...

Someone on this forum mentioned to me once that there are two pilot bearings for M46's. I can't see to find that online anywhere so perhaps thats not true. Here is the bearing I bought.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,455
Posted By dandeluca
m46 pilot bearing

Did I end up with the wrong pilot bearing for my m46? It does not slip over the input shaft of the transmission. I feel like I could drive it in, but it seems like I should not have to do that.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By dandeluca
I knew Dave probably had it on his site...

I knew Dave probably had it on his site somewhere. Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By dandeluca
Opening a Mini-Tach to change the gauge face

I finally got my hands on a 52mm mini tach. I purchased a gauge face a while ago from Dave Barton to match the ones I replaced in the dash. My only question is how to open the mini tach up. I see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,103
Posted By dandeluca
I can't offer much advise as to why/if your...

I can't offer much advise as to why/if your coolant is getting too hot. I just wanted to mention that I hooked the electric AC condenser fan on my 91 245 to a rocker switch on the dash. It...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 21,287
Posted By dandeluca
I am an okay amateur detailer, but never had much...

I am an okay amateur detailer, but never had much luck with a touch up pen. Those repairs look great.
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