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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By dalek
There are slaps and slaps ...

There are slaps and slaps
http://img.jetbitts.com/screensavers/down/music/dancingpur_el2p7k46.gif
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By dalek
I have diagnosed fuel pumps before by removing...

I have diagnosed fuel pumps before by removing the relay and using a mometarily closed switch with two wires ending on spade terminals to emulate it. So all I had to do was turn power to car on and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By dalek
With that said, they sure seem to like them 90...

With that said, they sure seem to like them 90 degree bends
Forum: website & board 11-25-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,740
Posted By dalek
Sorry, but no tongue kisses

Sorry, but no tongue kisses
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By dalek
What about exhaust valves if you want to turbo?...

What about exhaust valves if you want to turbo? Stainless will suffice or need to go to inconel/sodium filled?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By dalek
Makes me wonder which conical (!) housing I have...

Makes me wonder which conical (!) housing I have in my 15g. :oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By dalek
Have you considered that a 15g and your 13c may...

Have you considered that a 15g and your 13c may have the same turbine wheels so they can use the same turbine housings?

But then again, as I am in the US per your post my recommendation is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By dalek
How are your grounds?

How are your grounds?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By dalek
Got it and installed Monday night. Thanks! Now my...

Got it and installed Monday night. Thanks! Now my door works!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 391,289
Posted By dalek
I heard that the Oil Pressure Sender...

I heard that the

Oil Pressure Sender B21/B23 = 1/8 NPT

Is that correct?

Also, what is the allen/torx side of the bolts holding the throttle plate in the throttle body of the 6 cylinder in...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,134
Posted By dalek
You should just sell the parts. With your name...

You should just sell the parts. With your name engraved on it or something
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,117
Posted By dalek
http://media.giphy.com/media/SUeUCn53naadO/giphy.g...

http://media.giphy.com/media/SUeUCn53naadO/giphy.gif
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,897
Posted By dalek
Is that the GS6-37DZ?

Is that the GS6-37DZ?
Forum: website & board 11-07-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By dalek
I meant on Apache or nginx you usually set a...

I meant on Apache or nginx you usually set a redirect for the http request to https.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By dalek
I too was going to ask: what is wrong with a...

I too was going to ask: what is wrong with a Sanden compressor? Is the Delco that much better? I too need to redo my AC one of these days but thought on just shopping for a more modern Sanden, better...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By dalek
Could you start with the cheap stuff like looking...

Could you start with the cheap stuff like looking for leaks and taking a look at the throttle body for gunk?
Forum: website & board 11-06-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By dalek
Could site automagically switch to https?

I just noticed that when I enter forums.turbobricks.com, it goes to http://forums.turbobricks.com. Would it be possible for it to redirect itself to the https version like most sites do?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,117
Posted By dalek
Is he using a M46 transmission? :rofl:

Is he using a M46 transmission? :rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,897
Posted By dalek
722.6?

722.6?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,258
Posted By dalek
AFAIK, the batt light is part of the exciter...

AFAIK, the batt light is part of the exciter circuit: it needs a load.

Also, you can replace the brushes (old) Bosch alternators with just a screwdriver. And the alternator itself can be rebuilt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By dalek
It is broken as in the lever is no longer...

It is broken as in the lever is no longer attached to the rest of the door release linkage. With that said, it almost looks like the darker bit is a tab that slid off...
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,566
Posted By dalek
https://github.com/Autohome2/dxControl-Gears ...

https://github.com/Autohome2/dxControl-Gears
Gerber
https://seasidecustoms.blogspot.com/2018/10/scg-atc-autonomiczny-sterownik-do.html

Not much action since 2018 though

...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
Posted By dalek
Closing hood are for losers. Just drive it with...

Closing hood are for losers. Just drive it with the hood open
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,432
Posted By dalek
Care to elaborate?

Care to elaborate?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By dalek
If you still have the non-aftermarket master...

If you still have the non-aftermarket master cylinder, consider rebuilding it (if there is a kit) as you would at least know what went into it.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By dalek
I would give it a try since it is not that...

I would give it a try since it is not that expensive new, comes from a known company (Pierburg has done crap for the Volvo), can be found at the yard, and chances are when people crank up the boost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By dalek
I have seen replacement seals for the glass...

I have seen replacement seals for the glass sunroof
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,021
Posted By dalek
I do dig your hobbit cat. P/N?

I do dig your hobbit cat. P/N?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By dalek
Door handles

This weekend I learned about how bad aftermarket door handles can be. I managed to break my original driver side one. Put an aftermarket one and within a year I can't open the door from the outside....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By dalek
Are you saying I cannot use those clear PVC hoses...

Are you saying I cannot use those clear PVC hoses off Lowes as immersed fuel lines?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By dalek
Fuel Pressure Regulator: NA vs turbo

Probably this is a bit of a FAQ, but is there a difference between both in stock engines?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,581
Posted By dalek
I would love to do something like that in my 740;...

I would love to do something like that in my 740; being able to remove the entire nose of the car is something I miss from my VW times.

On a different note, I too am following this thread: I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By dalek
VE in boost calculation formulas

Many sites I have looked present boost equations like the one shown on page 6 in https://www.garrettmotion.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/GAM_Turbo-Tech-103_Expert-1.pdf. In them they state that for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By dalek
I don't know how much this will help but the fuel...

I don't know how much this will help but the fuel sending unit is a variable resistor. For my 91 740,

- Empty: 0L, 0 Ohm
- Full: 60L, 280 Ohm

I too wish I knew which pins do what
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By dalek
Ezk116 0 227 400 148

OK, I found I have one of those and do not remember when/where I got it. Which car did it come from?
Forum: article composition 10-01-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 25,364
Posted By dalek
Arise from the dead! (Well, it might be useful...

Arise from the dead!
(Well, it might be useful to someone)

https://www.classicswede.co.uk/EZK_Daughterboard/p1733344_17042139.aspx
http://bijlsmatechnicalinnovations.nl/ezk-daughterboard.html
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,466
Posted By dalek
B21/23 H beam rods

Many moons ago I remember reading here about those rods, but nowadays I only see them for the B230s. Am I looking at the wrong places?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,551
Posted By dalek
TXV = ?

TXV = ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,218
Posted By dalek
Trunk lid height

My trunk lid is so high it is flush with the sides of the frame that surround it that there is a rather large gap on the rear. As a result when it rains I have a waterfall in the trunk. How do I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,573
Posted By dalek
Gotcha. It is time for me to get another intake...

Gotcha. It is time for me to get another intake gasket before doing the deed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,573
Posted By dalek
LH2.4 coolant sensor removal: leave manifold alone?

How easy is it to replace the coolant sensor that feeds the ECU leaving the manifold alone?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,146
Posted By dalek
ecode turn signal sockets

I've heard of people modifying DOT sockets to work on ecode turn signals. I must be doing something wrong because mine just fall down after a bit of bouncybouncy.

What do you do? Hotglue the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,894
Posted By dalek
I too found it is more productive to deal with...

I too found it is more productive to deal with the other guy's insurance first.

There are no aftermaket body parts for the 240?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 244,935
Posted By dalek
Should we add parts interchangeability to this...

Should we add parts interchangeability to this thread, including dimensions like thread and bolt sizes and types?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,516
Posted By dalek
How bad is the old CRHA? Have you considered...

How bad is the old CRHA? Have you considered rebuilding one of them once you rule out external sources of oily pee?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,055
Posted By dalek
What do they look like?

What do they look like?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,002
Posted By dalek
Temp gauge working backwards?

As I found the temperature gauge in my 740 stopped working, and based on what I read on https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/ElectricalInstrumentClusterInterchangeability.htm, I grabbed the gauge off a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By dalek
Portable tire air compressor

I thought there was a discussion about that here but I could not find it: can anyone recommend a decent tire air compressor to have in the trunk? I remember that a while ago they were loud and wimpy,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,403
Posted By dalek
I guess either I bought the wrong tire size or...

I guess either I bought the wrong tire size or did a typo. :oops: I will check the numbers on the tire tomorrow... :rofl:

Would 205/60R15 be also a common size?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 20,802
Posted By dalek
Good to know. I seem to only find new ones in...

Good to know. I seem to only find new ones in Europe. Pricy
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