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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,472
Posted By eurotrash940
Watching - my 940 e-codes are wired in correctly,...

Watching - my 940 e-codes are wired in correctly, but not this neatly - interested in the answers to all of these questions being asked above!

GREAT install and great looking car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,125
Posted By eurotrash940
No one? Is there a generic part number I can buy,...

No one? Is there a generic part number I can buy, a relay I swap around, anything?

I know other folks have been through this before. I don't have time to wait for a DaveBarton relay to show up
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,072
Posted By eurotrash940
+10 I had to replace the DRL connectors both,...

+10 I had to replace the DRL connectors both, twice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,125
Posted By eurotrash940
Quick question: Volvo 940 headlight relay

Pulled into the parking garage at work today and noticed my lights were off, but they were definitely on when I left the house this morning.

I pulled my ashtray to tap/wiggle the "K" headlight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,072
Posted By eurotrash940
+1 to this! Nothing from '01-03 - just stay away....

+1 to this! Nothing from '01-03 - just stay away.

I had an 04 XC70 that ran great until it got totaled. No TCM or ETM issues at all. Very little maintenance/repair except brakes, a coil, and a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,269
Posted By eurotrash940
+1 to HF gauges being trash. When I did my Benz I...

+1 to HF gauges being trash. When I did my Benz I had to return two sets of gauges because THEY leaked. Kinda hard to vacuum down a system when the manifold gauges are leaky.

I didn't think the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,650
Posted By eurotrash940
I am in the process of getting it installed along...

I am in the process of getting it installed along with your chips, should test drive it here in less than an hour. Will report back - thanks for the reminder to double check the direction I install...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,360
Posted By eurotrash940
Clean up the headlight grounds. Same thing...

Clean up the headlight grounds. Same thing happened to me and it was loose/dirty ground connections. Look on the core support right by each headlight and you should find a 10mm holding on a ground...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,650
Posted By eurotrash940
For the time being, it is boosting up to 5 psi...

For the time being, it is boosting up to 5 psi and that's it. The WG seems to be opening right about where I want it without the MBC installed.

Ok, I know I got lazy and replied three separate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,650
Posted By eurotrash940
No MBC, yet. Why you ask?

No MBC, yet. Why you ask?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,650
Posted By eurotrash940
Do you have a pic? I have looked at one built by...

Do you have a pic? I have looked at one built by mylesofsmyles for reclocked FWD turbos but this sounds a little cleaner.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,650
Posted By eurotrash940
If I have to use a different WG actuator, I was...

If I have to use a different WG actuator, I was thinking about building a bracket that mounts to two holes and has a slotted area for adjustment on it. Good idea.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,650
Posted By eurotrash940
Any feedback on the concept of pre-load? Like I...

Any feedback on the concept of pre-load? Like I said, how much is too much and how little is too little
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 22,988
Posted By eurotrash940
I wonder what these cost for a 940...really...

I wonder what these cost for a 940...really really nice looking and obviously high quality. I love a nice looking factory harness - currently not the case with my car. Grrr.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,650
Posted By eurotrash940
So, I think two things is going on, based on this...

So, I think two things is going on, based on this and seller feedback - 1) the clocking has the rod in a bind, will work on that tonight and 2) seller mentioned pre-load possibly being too high,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,021
Posted By eurotrash940
Duh! I have been so deep in this car I was not...

Duh! I have been so deep in this car I was not thinking that basic and that's exactly what I will do.

I fished a bulb holder out from behind my dimmer/fog switches today and that looks easy and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,650
Posted By eurotrash940
In the car, under 20 psi the actuator bracket...

In the car, under 20 psi the actuator bracket just flexed, so I pulled the wastegate actuator before work. Actual wastegate opens just fine.

Off the car, the actuator opens around 8-12 psi - using...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,650
Posted By eurotrash940
I will be testing/pulling the wastegate tomorrow...

I will be testing/pulling the wastegate tomorrow - just want to get my ducks in a row in case I have to order a replacement since I am desperate to get this car finished and running - anyone running...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,021
Posted By eurotrash940
Any way to use the dimmer? It seems it uses a...

Any way to use the dimmer? It seems it uses a negative dimmer setup, is that true?

http://a68.tinypic.com/2nhkwvd.jpg

http://a64.tinypic.com/xm7v60.jpg

I would prefer to tap into that power...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,650
Posted By eurotrash940
Using my mityVac, it leaked 6-7 in.Hg in 4-5...

Using my mityVac, it leaked 6-7 in.Hg in 4-5 minutes just sitting here. I was able to spike the proper gauge at 11-12 psi without my foot all the way in it. Wastegate is shot?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,021
Posted By eurotrash940
Exclamation Aftermarket Boost Gauge Lighting wiring - best power source?

Just what title says - hooking up aftermarket boost gauge and want the most efficient place to grab a 12V source hooked up to my dimmer switch. I would prefer not to pull the instrument cluster, just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,650
Posted By eurotrash940
Swapped in 16T, boosting to the moon. Halp.

How do I adjust the wastegate so I don't accidentally kool-aid man my engine...

I thought it came setup, but obviously not.


http://a64.tinypic.com/33u9zz7.jpg

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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,269
Posted By eurotrash940
Ah ha! Do you have this newer style of GM...

Ah ha! Do you have this newer style of GM compressor? V5 or V7?

http://www.aircondition.com/tech/getattachment.php?data=NTN8UmVmcmlnZXJhbnRfQ29udHJvbF9WYWx2ZXMucGRm

Apparently, fairly common...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,269
Posted By eurotrash940
Do you know what kind of compressor is on the...

Do you know what kind of compressor is on the lm7? GM R style or something newer? I had a GM truck with a 305 and newer R-style compressor act this same way. Never got to the bottom of it, but had an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,888
Posted By eurotrash940
Thumbs up I wish there was a thumbs up emoji. Gotcha, loud...

I wish there was a thumbs up emoji. Gotcha, loud and clear, 10-4, etc. :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,269
Posted By eurotrash940
+1 to new accumulator/drier. Anytime the system...

+1 to new accumulator/drier. Anytime the system fails internally or is "open to the atmosphere" for any length of time with significant changes in humidity, the accumulator/drier is toast. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,383
Posted By eurotrash940
I strongly prefer a diagnostic approach, but when...

I strongly prefer a diagnostic approach, but when you are dealing with a potentially long (time = money) or difficult diagnosis, and you have clearly aged/worn parts, sometimes it is more efficient...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,383
Posted By eurotrash940
I was dealing with all of this at the same time,...

I was dealing with all of this at the same time, and original equipment (I found the date stamps on the relay and the pump being in 93) so I spent the afternoon and the $200 to do new main filter,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,888
Posted By eurotrash940
I'm not sure how the stock tapped and drilled oil...

I'm not sure how the stock tapped and drilled oil passage on the block would be different. My contention throughout this whole ordeal to them is "I ordered the stock line replacement, at very...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,888
Posted By eurotrash940
Was typing quickly - fitting and bolt together is...

Was typing quickly - fitting and bolt together is what I meant. I ordered another from someone else...just makes me effing mad. Money wasted, people doing poor business.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,888
Posted By eurotrash940
Well, they have my money for now. I think I paid...

Well, they have my money for now. I think I paid with a CC, so maybe I can sick those dogs on them. I bought from their online tore, so I guess I am screwed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,888
Posted By eurotrash940
Sooooo, I just heard back from him, and the best...

Sooooo, I just heard back from him, and the best I can surmise from the broken English is that they "never had M14x1.5 for oil, just for water"

His solution was that I send back the incorrect...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,888
Posted By eurotrash940
And now their emails are bouncing back...wonderful

And now their emails are bouncing back...wonderful
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,888
Posted By eurotrash940
Interesting - what ELSE was wrong with it? What...

Interesting - what ELSE was wrong with it? What else should I expect? Great...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,888
Posted By eurotrash940
Exclamation Bolt size confusion

I am in the midst of doing a turbo swap on my "up till this point stock" car.

I ordered a kit from Kinugawa Turbo to replace the oil and water lines on my car since these were either non-existent...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,721
Posted By eurotrash940
Thanks fellas! I really just needed someone to...

Thanks fellas! I really just needed someone to talk me off the ledge. I know people think I'm exaggerating, everything I have ever owned has been so clean you could eat of it, no drips, leaks, rust,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,721
Posted By eurotrash940
93 Wagon - simple turbo swap uncovered lots of issues

This is how it sits:
http://i68.tinypic.com/b3tzeq.jpg

The exhaust and turbo were not in great shape, and I already had a "new" 16T and 3" DP sitting around, so I decided I would take care of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,668
Posted By eurotrash940
I had the EXACT same issue - nice and tight...

I had the EXACT same issue - nice and tight before, but I actually broke an adjuster trying to quiet the old belt (I was away from home on the side of the road trying to get working AC).

Had to go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,026
Posted By eurotrash940
It's been raining here and busy - headed home...

It's been raining here and busy - headed home from work tonight to take another look. Any more ideas besides just pulling it all out of there and giving it a visual inspection and trying to refit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,124
Posted By eurotrash940
Anything from Dallas to Austin - I would love to...

Anything from Dallas to Austin - I would love to meet him (and throw a few vexing problems at him).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,026
Posted By eurotrash940
That was my first thought - but I can find no...

That was my first thought - but I can find no evidence of an accident, at all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,026
Posted By eurotrash940
Exclamation Weird/strange radiator/core support questions

Alrighty...I have my sedan sold to a local enthusiast, but before I can complete the transaction I have to get my wagon running.

1993 945 T - lots of upgrades and mods, but also some "been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,911
Posted By eurotrash940
Great - so how does one get the typical parts...

Great - so how does one get the typical parts counter guy to pull a belt that's "a little bit smaller than the one you show in your magic computer"? :-P

I know I know, I might to have to try a few...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,911
Posted By eurotrash940
AC Adjustment bracket

Ok, so with a 20+ yo car obviously some of what I face is dealing with PO repairs, etc.

My first AC adjuster bracket had a hardware store bolt installed instead of the factory bolt, so when I had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,422
Posted By eurotrash940
I can't find any airleaks...the spray test around...

I can't find any airleaks...the spray test around any joint does essentially nothing. When I got the car and every vacuum hose was janky it would idle around spec and sort stumble/run, but now it is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,422
Posted By eurotrash940
I am not sure how much of it is my meter,...

I am not sure how much of it is my meter, possibly something "wrong" with the actual sensor, but I got oscillation between -0.17 and 0.59 volts, which seemed odd, but you also have mentioned in some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,422
Posted By eurotrash940
I know I know, but I want to make sure I'm not...

I know I know, but I want to make sure I'm not selling crap along to someone else. If I can sort it out, better for them and my conscience. And the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,422
Posted By eurotrash940
So, it passed. What did I do? Replaced an O2...

So, it passed. What did I do?

Replaced an O2 sensor that had a good bit of oil coating the wiring (looked like an older spill), double and triple checked all my vac lines and air intake failure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,109
Posted By eurotrash940
Had a minor exhaust patch put on today ($20 to...

Had a minor exhaust patch put on today ($20 to address a small spot right behind the resonator I didn't want turning into something more substantial, everything else looked good) but guy at the shop...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,493
Posted By eurotrash940
I cleaned and adjusted everything and the idle is...

I cleaned and adjusted everything and the idle is really stable now. IAC is smooth and TPS clicks just off full stop as it should. Oh, vacuum leaks are 93.6% ruled out. Nothing obvious, nothing...
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