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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By dl242gt
The Lemforder stuff seems to get good reviews. I...

The Lemforder stuff seems to get good reviews. I would check the front wheel balance, Check the wheel bearings for play. Then go over the control arms and look for the bad bushings. Also worn tie...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 26
Posted By dl242gt
1. No, the rich spike happens because you are...

1. No, the rich spike happens because you are losing metered air from the engine and causes the rich spike. Less air to fuel ratio=rich. Use a recirculating valve like what is built into the 13c and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By dl242gt
No lube on new ones. Old ones yes, I lube them...

No lube on new ones. Old ones yes, I lube them with Wurth HHS plus. It comes out as liquid then dries and is a grease. Works great all over these cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By dl242gt
You can remove fuse 4 or 5 depending on the year....

You can remove fuse 4 or 5 depending on the year. Then connect your amp meter across the fuse tabs. That current reading will tell you if the pump is running. Usually, about 1.7-2 amps for the stock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By dl242gt
Are you sure the pump is running? Because I've...

Are you sure the pump is running? Because I've experienced the ground tab on the sender failing. Then the pump doesn't run. To fix that you have to drill a small hole in the sender and crimp a ring...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure you are using the correct EZK and fuel...

Make sure you are using the correct EZK and fuel ECU for the chips. How is the fuel pressure and have you recently changed the filter? Did you double check and make sure there are no missed pins when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By dl242gt
Usually, you can buy a universal fit cat and have...

Usually, you can buy a universal fit cat and have the bung for the O2 sensor added to it. Then have a competent exhaust shop install it. That can be a lot cheaper than buying a direct fit one. If you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By dl242gt
Oh what thee must do for a good tuck.

Oh what thee must do for a good tuck.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By dl242gt
If I recall correctly the pilot bearing is a 6202...

If I recall correctly the pilot bearing is a 6202 RS which is also used in the bosch alternators. A common bearing so yeah don't use a salvage yard pilot bearing.

PS But do be sure to get the snap...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,827
Posted By dl242gt
Great work on your project. Very well thought out...

Great work on your project. Very well thought out clean build. For coil overs check out the DIY kits from BNE dynamics. Thanks for sharing such a nice project and am looking forward to also hearing...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By dl242gt
Blue coils dot com, AFCO, and BNE Dynamics all...

Blue coils dot com, AFCO, and BNE Dynamics all have spring selections that hopefully you can find something.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By dl242gt
Is there ia 150-300lb spring? I don't think a...

Is there ia 150-300lb spring? I don't think a progressive spring is linear. You'll use up the soft progressive spring section with a heavy load and then you are using the stiff 300lb part of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By dl242gt
It's a shame something so nice will be hidden at...

It's a shame something so nice will be hidden at the back of the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By dl242gt
The factory suggested removal is to back the...

The factory suggested removal is to back the trans off a couple of inches. Then you rotate the trans till the bulge for the starter is below the floor. Then the trans will come right out. Do the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 521
Posted By dl242gt
Thank you for checking those springs. :cool: That...

Thank you for checking those springs. :cool: That great information will really help dial in the rev range and lift you want your engine to have. After seeing that info I'm not sure I want to run the...
Forum: showroom 08-10-2022, 08:41 PM
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Posted By dl242gt
Just put some bases on those seats and use them...

Just put some bases on those seats and use them in your living room.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By dl242gt
Any goo updates?

Any goo updates?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 521
Posted By dl242gt
I can tell you that with high mileage at about...

I can tell you that with high mileage at about 275k miles the Type 1 spring on intake no.2 floated somewhere around 6800 and the keepers flew out, retainer cracked broke into pieces. Good times. It...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By dl242gt
A compression check is a good start. If needed a...

A compression check is a good start. If needed a leakdown test will further diagnose any mechanical issues. That is if you have verified the cam timing hasn't slipped. Valve float can do some damage....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 521
Posted By dl242gt
The work was done by D&F Performance, Berlin, NJ....

The work was done by D&F Performance, Berlin, NJ. I trust them when he told me I
could rev them that high. That would be interesting to see how the stock biggie springs
spec is. I'm using them...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like a fun project. That car is a cool find...

Looks like a fun project. That car is a cool find that you already have history with. :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 582,295
Posted By dl242gt
Swedish banks probably offer financing for the...

Swedish banks probably offer financing for the ACM head. That would be fantastic to see one on a car here in the US.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By dl242gt
Aren't you supposed to compress them by slowly...

Aren't you supposed to compress them by slowly driving into a post or a tree? After you pop the gas out.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 521
Posted By dl242gt
Why not use the large diameter stock Volvo...

Why not use the large diameter stock Volvo springs? When I had my 405 head done the shop told me he shimmed them so I could use a 6800 rpm redline and it does go to 7k if I am not careful. :) They...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By dl242gt
Ah. That heavy duty driveshaft support is stiffer...

Ah. That heavy duty driveshaft support is stiffer and would not surprise me if there is a bit more vibration from it. However, it's an over kill choice for a stock car. A bad trans mount can give you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By dl242gt
When you put the crossmember back in position....

When you put the crossmember back in position. Did you put a very thin layer of grease on the mating surface? It may be that the car is twisting and moving around a bit and some grease there would...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2022, 12:00 PM
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Views: 582,295
Posted By dl242gt
All that great fabrication had me thinking 'Wild...

All that great fabrication had me thinking 'Wild with the Tig' to the tune of 'Wild in the Streets'. :lol: Thanks for that great series of photos.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By dl242gt
Well if you really want a big intercooler. With...

Well if you really want a big intercooler. With some cutting people have put the Powerstroke intercooler in the front of their car. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By dl242gt
It may be that the new bearing that was installed...

It may be that the new bearing that was installed on the driveshaft wasn't a very good one. Would not surprise me if it's bad a year later with the lack of quality control on parts now.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By dl242gt
When I upgraded from the stock Volvo intercooler...

When I upgraded from the stock Volvo intercooler to the NPR. It raised the boost a bit because of the lower pressure drop across the intercooler.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By dl242gt
Do those cars have a bulb out sensor relay like...

Do those cars have a bulb out sensor relay like the older models? The brake light feed can fail in those and you'll get no brake lights. Start with your test light at the socket for the bulbs and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By dl242gt
If that is all good. I'd have to go with...

If that is all good. I'd have to go with hiperfautos suggestion. I recently had a bad ujoint on my friends 244. It made a slight vibration on takeoff and was smooth otherwise. But once we had the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By dl242gt
When the driveshaft bearing was replaced. Did you...

When the driveshaft bearing was replaced. Did you make sure the support spring and washer were in the rubber driveshaft support? If it's not there the driveshaft flops around and can cause a take off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By dl242gt
I've used both the POR products and the Eastwood...

I've used both the POR products and the Eastwood encapsulator both served me well. The POR is UV sensitive but it's still tough and when I used it on outer body to protect a repair it lasted a couple...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By dl242gt
The wrong EZK shouldn't burn anything. It just...

The wrong EZK shouldn't burn anything. It just won't trigger anything because the sensor is wrong for the signal generated. Glad you are running! Well done going through all that diagnostics.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By dl242gt
LOL the scope creep is real. I had my machine...

LOL the scope creep is real. I had my machine shop do the valve unshrouding, then bowl, and port work on my head. New fresh 3 angle valve job. New stock turbo exhaust valves and left it at that. That...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 638
Posted By dl242gt
You would have to find the green book on the...

You would have to find the green book on the B21ET to get that spec. It's a rare control pressure regulator. I've not been able to find the bosch part number for it. Try searching the green books on...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By dl242gt
Maybe some go old Indian Head gasket shellac?...

Maybe some go old Indian Head gasket shellac? https://www.ebay.com/itm/281653030095?epid=1337234275&hash=item4193d42ccf:g:FrQAAOSwEeFU-PI5
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah, build yourself a light pressure...

Yeah, build yourself a light pressure turbosquirt. The head work was one of the nicest changes to my turbo. Made the engine run more smooth at all rpms and has power improved everywhere. For a fun...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By dl242gt
Thank you. I will look out for that. I am already...

Thank you. I will look out for that. I am already using an ATP -4AN feed. I was
going to keep on using that. But I want to switch to the braided drain since
my oil drain is a modified stock setup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By dl242gt
I would measure the primary and secondary...

I would measure the primary and secondary resistance of the coil disconnected. You shouldn't be getting 12v on the high tension coil wire. Typical reading from terminal 15 to the center lead is...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 638
Posted By dl242gt
The ones for the B21ET are probably different...

The ones for the B21ET are probably different from the early non intercooled version to the newer intercooler installed at the factory version. Probably flows a bit more fuel?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 707
Posted By dl242gt
I don't know a hp number to throw at you. But...

I don't know a hp number to throw at you. But certainly a well built B20 isn't going to be overstressed at 200hp.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By dl242gt
I just picked up a maxspeeding TO4E 57 trim from...

I just picked up a maxspeeding TO4E 57 trim from an ebay seller. Less than $200 for a turbo and oil feed and drain kit. I'm gonna put my .48 cosworth housing on it for improved spool and that will...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By dl242gt
Maybe some of the high temp RTV? The other...

Maybe some of the high temp RTV? The other thought was another pcv fitting on the rear area of the valve cover?

Deeworks makes a metal plug for the back of the cylinder head. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By dl242gt
I would keep the CR where it is if you plan on...

I would keep the CR where it is if you plan on even light boost. With even higher compression you'll be that much more closer to detonation and it may be hard to manage that with higher compression...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By dl242gt
D+ and the excitor wire are one and the same. So...

D+ and the excitor wire are one and the same. So yes, where it's marked D+ is where you connect the single spade wire from the Denso. You may need slightly shorter fan belts since the Denso uses a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By dl242gt
The photo above is for the up to 90 version of...

The photo above is for the up to 90 version of the power steering. Yours should have the steering reservoir integrated with the pump. If you need the mounting that goes on the block. I'm sure one of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By dl242gt
Usually, the signal from the EZK to the ignition...

Usually, the signal from the EZK to the ignition amp is fluctuating between 0 and 2v on a meter. That reading seems a bit low to me but it seems like it's trying to do something. Stay cool and hope...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 638
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, I see that regulator connected to the...

Yes, I see that regulator connected to the control pressure port. The control regulator you describe with the vacuum change is working the opposite of what you want. You want one that activates with...
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