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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,703
Posted By Wind
I'd say youre on the right track with an etm...

I'd say youre on the right track with an etm issue. A new one might need Vida software so I'm not sure if you can just replace it yourself
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 30,963
Posted By Wind
... I just have realized that never at any point...

... I just have realized that never at any point in this cars operation has the in tank pump worked. Would help if the wire was hooked up.

... Maybe I'm not cut out for this work after all lol
Forum: showroom 04-15-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,680
Posted By Wind
Drove it a little yesterday after welding up an...

Drove it a little yesterday after welding up an exhaust and the transmission is now definitely the loudest part of the car... Ah well it's the fun car anyway I've got a V90 for being quiet.
Forum: showroom 04-13-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,680
Posted By Wind
B cam is good times if you've got a stick. Can't...

B cam is good times if you've got a stick. Can't wait to see what it's like with a t5 instead of the m47... Can't really pull through the gears at all in the neighborhood, might help to have a dash...
Forum: showroom 04-13-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,680
Posted By Wind
Hahaha just take everything after the downpipe...

Hahaha just take everything after the downpipe off! Absolutely not leaving it like that gotta have my ears...

It's a b230 with a b cam, and it does have a downpipe with slightly longer tubes, no...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 30,963
Posted By Wind
Big news for this car, she's been rescued at long...

Big news for this car, she's been rescued at long last from project hell...

It's gonna be an awesome summer
https://youtu.be/Quxj5_O4lII
Forum: showroom 04-13-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,680
Posted By Wind
My running T5 transmission swap video proof thread

She's alive boys!!!!

https://youtu.be/Quxj5_O4lII
Forum: showroom 01-03-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,019
Posted By Wind
Looking very good! It looks like the car is...

Looking very good! It looks like the car is getting younger as time passes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2016, 02:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,493
Posted By Wind
Fuel pressure is fine 30-40psi according to that...

Fuel pressure is fine 30-40psi according to that gauge at least. The car had a gauge on the rail for a while, it didn't loose pressure over long periods either so that's good. The flywheel was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,493
Posted By Wind
I charged the battery up yesterday, and have at...

I charged the battery up yesterday, and have at times been using the jump box during cranking just to be sure a weak battery wasn't the issue. Plenty of battery during the compression test and I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,493
Posted By Wind
I was getting a lower resistance reading on this...

I was getting a lower resistance reading on this than the greenbook test called for, the shield has been spliced at one point...which I know is not ideal. From the fancydancy scope test it does seem...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,493
Posted By Wind
The motor has not been running since I've had it,...

The motor has not been running since I've had it, the car came in as an incomplete project so there have been quite a few surprises along the way. I did quite a bit of work to the harness, so I was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,493
Posted By Wind
Oil is new since the motor came to me all dry and...

Oil is new since the motor came to me all dry and such. I did the whole disconnect the fuel injectors, oil, spin, wait, repeat thing. Left some oil in it and we'll see tomorrow how it goes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,493
Posted By Wind
Okay okay so the plot thickens, and I've learned...

Okay okay so the plot thickens, and I've learned a valuable lesson on the importance of "the fundamentals" as well as relearning that lesson about assuming for the thousandth time.

Did a simple...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,493
Posted By Wind
Alright, you guys are wizards it was the...

Alright, you guys are wizards it was the powerstage! The car has hot spark, unfortunately it's still not starting. So possibly something about the setup is cooking the powerstage?

Put the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,493
Posted By Wind
So far I've only been using a combo of the...

So far I've only been using a combo of the multimeter and a simple test light.

You've given me inspiration though, I'll get the darn labscope out today though and ask some questions with it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,493
Posted By Wind
I had swapped the powerstage with a tester that...

I had swapped the powerstage with a tester that we had around, no difference. It was just a spare though, not new but it's been recently used as a tester so it's probably solid. I haven't strongly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,493
Posted By Wind
Mysterious No-Start develops no-spark behavior, a hint at last!

Usually you don't get excited when something stops working, but at the moment I'm perfectly content that the car stopped producing spark...at least it offers some idea of why it's not starting!
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
I never did figure this out :-(

I never did figure this out :-(
Forum: events 03-08-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,769
Posted By Wind
Oh I will most definitely need to be giving you a...

Oh I will most definitely need to be giving you a call soon...
Forum: events 03-08-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,769
Posted By Wind
So yall I found out my license was suspended on...

So yall I found out my license was suspended on the way home... at this point I think due to a traffic ticket I paid after my court date but I'm not entirely sure yet. ANYWAY as a result of finding...
Forum: events 03-04-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,769
Posted By Wind
Downtown Chesterfield is the spot to be right...

Downtown Chesterfield is the spot to be right now! I'll see yall at the volunteer meeting, I've got a green hat and lots of red hair.
Forum: events 03-03-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,769
Posted By Wind
Same plan here, I don't even think I've really...

Same plan here, I don't even think I've really realized I'm doing this yet. The excitement is gonna roll in heavy once I'm on the road!
Forum: events 02-29-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,769
Posted By Wind
I'm also in for camping Friday and Saturday. ...

I'm also in for camping Friday and Saturday.

Got moved to Sextons Pond, Stage Team C
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 236,304
Posted By Wind
Мне очень нравится!!

Мне очень нравится!!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 236,304
Posted By Wind
Мне очень нравится!!

Мне очень нравится!!
Forum: events 02-25-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,769
Posted By Wind
Looks like Stage Team A will be a turbobricks...

Looks like Stage Team A will be a turbobricks party
Forum: events 02-22-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,769
Posted By Wind
Hoping to, if a tarp and hammock setup fails me I...

Hoping to, if a tarp and hammock setup fails me I can always sleep in the wagon
Forum: events 02-19-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,769
Posted By Wind
Signed up to volunteer, planning to be in Friday...

Signed up to volunteer, planning to be in Friday afternoon so I can make the meeting! I've told family and work and we're all good there. I'm really glad you posted about this, it would have...
Forum: events 02-17-2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,769
Posted By Wind
March 5th huh...I've got a 960 that hasn't yet...

March 5th huh...I've got a 960 that hasn't yet made a worthwhile trip. Camping sounds like the right way. I don't see any reason I shouldn't do this.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,684
Posted By Wind
I think Bilsteins will handle that sort of drop...

I think Bilsteins will handle that sort of drop just fine. Plenty of success has been had with lowering springs, and 1-1.5 coils isn't a whole lot of drop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
So I've had some time away from the car, been...

So I've had some time away from the car, been dealing with some stormy conditions in my own life... but I am once again trying to get the ol girl on the mend.

Since the last post I've verified the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,110
Posted By Wind
Wait you didn't tell us how you finally did it...

Wait you didn't tell us how you finally did it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
Alright so I hooked a timing light up, and I...

Alright so I hooked a timing light up, and I still can't tell you what my timing while starting is because I'm not getting a consistent enough strobe. I'm taking this to mean that I'm not getting a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
Tried to give myself a day or two away from the...

Tried to give myself a day or two away from the car...going to have another look tomorrow, maybe see if I can borrow a timing light to find out if that's my issue. I'm pretty much praying I'm going...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,676
Posted By Wind
Yall I don't think the point is utility. I think...

Yall I don't think the point is utility. I think the point is that it's fun to do ridiculous things, and it's interesting to have something that nobody else really has unless they too built one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,808
Posted By Wind
I started out replacing the donut on mine and...

I started out replacing the donut on mine and ended up with a different transmission that's hooked to a one piece driveshaft.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,676
Posted By Wind
I really want to do this with a 240...mostly...

I really want to do this with a 240...mostly because then I could put a crane on the back if I wanted. But also because my granddad is/was really into El Caminos but also had a few 240's. I kinda...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,905
Posted By Wind
I wasn't gonna say anything...figured it had to...

I wasn't gonna say anything...figured it had to be for weight savings ;)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
I'm going to follow this path for a while. I'd...

I'm going to follow this path for a while. I'd already installed a new cap and rotor (prior to knowing I had a no start)...but some plugs wouldn't break the bank and I had been running rich with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,905
Posted By Wind
^tbricks porno right here folks :oogle:

^tbricks porno right here folks :oogle:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
I mean it is the only thing that's changed from...

I mean it is the only thing that's changed from when the setup was running. It's possible I could have broken something, but then everything wouldn't work. Injectors fire, spark plugs spark, I know...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
Alright so I pulled the fuel rail, and put the...

Alright so I pulled the fuel rail, and put the injectors in little water bottles and turned it over for a while. (I even ran a line for the fpr) They're all spraying. Didn't really think it was a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
Ah. Never used one in my life...but I can see...

Ah. Never used one in my life...but I can see how it might be a useful thing in this situation. I have seen one used a time or two.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
Im not sure how to answer this question?

Im not sure how to answer this question?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
:nod: I've checked like half a dozen times...

:nod:

I've checked like half a dozen times too...

It sure seems like some sort of spark timing mishap to me, and the flywheel is the only thing that's changed...but to the extent of my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,526
Posted By Wind
I removed and installed a transmission with the...

I removed and installed a transmission with the engine in on a 240 once...before that'd I'd only ever pulled both the motor and transmission at the same time, and after doing it once I'll probably be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
There's a hall effect sensor at the top of the...

There's a hall effect sensor at the top of the bellhousing, and the flywheel has all the cutouts drilled with a two-hole gap. That gap is what I pointed between the starter bolts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
I timed the motor maybe 2-3000 miles ago. I...

I timed the motor maybe 2-3000 miles ago. I lined up the crank mark, the cam gear mark, and made sure that the rotor was pointing at the #1 spot, I also had a look down through the oil cap to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,114
Posted By Wind
Post trans swap no-start but spark+fuel

Alright yall I've got a bit of a hair-puller here... the car has a B230F running LH2.4

The car ran fine enough when parked, but in between then and now I've attempted to stuff a T5 where the m47...
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