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Forum: showroom Today, 11:00 AM
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Posted By OVERDRIVE
Okay but tell me more about your tach setup...

Okay but tell me more about your tach setup :oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By OVERDRIVE
If you knew the spring rate that would really...

If you knew the spring rate that would really help. You'll sit on the bump stops before you completely bottom out the shock travel. I think the consensus is that Gabriel Ultras are a good budget...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By OVERDRIVE
The shocks are now on. I didn't bother taking...

The shocks are now on. I didn't bother taking photos, it was very straight forward. 1/2" drill bit couldn't have worked better, I just set the shocks down on the curb and did it with a handheld...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By OVERDRIVE
26-1129 Sport. I got them directly from Koni...

26-1129 Sport. I got them directly from Koni about 2 months ago.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Fuel pump relays can intermittently fail. I had...

Fuel pump relays can intermittently fail. I had an '88 that I'd have to take the relay out and give it a good wack, then plug it back in, then the car would start and stay running. A leaking injector...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Any wiring that you would've forgotten to hook...

Any wiring that you would've forgotten to hook back up would create a hard start issue. The thermo time switch, warm up regulator, and 5th injector all would not affect cold idle, If left unplugged...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By OVERDRIVE
If it wasn't like this before doing the intake...

If it wasn't like this before doing the intake and throttle body gaskets then I assume you forgot something and you have a large vacuum leak. There's also an idle set screw on the throttle body, did...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Cool, thank you. 1/2" drill bit should be...

Cool, thank you. 1/2" drill bit should be appropriate. Too much metal to remove with flapper wheel or sanding disk. I'd return them but I just got these shocks directly from Koni and they are both...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Okay, I dug out my calipers. Both bottom and...

Okay, I dug out my calipers. Both bottom and upper eyelets measure out to 12mm on the dot, or at least pretty close, a little over. But for the sake of the argument they're 12mm. A thread I found...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By OVERDRIVE
I tried a flat file to help see if the stud was...

I tried a flat file to help see if the stud was straight, and it is straight with no burs or bends. I didn't check the lowers, I just threw in the towel and put it back together. I also chamfered the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Konis don't fit rear upper mount

Suspension attempt number 3, and I got the front all done but the single adjustable Konis I got don't fit onto the upper stud (240). The stud looks original and undamaged, the i.d. of the eyelet on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Things I usually check: On your car there may be...

Things I usually check: On your car there may be a loose female wiring spade by the oil dipstick. If you send 12V to that with the car in park it will crank the motor. If that doesn't do anything, It...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Volvo recommends that you re-tension the belt at...

Volvo recommends that you re-tension the belt at 600-1200 miles, if it's tight now but could at least be installed, it may break in. You could probably also take out the tensioner stud and turn it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By OVERDRIVE
I'm trying to get to the bottom of this on my car...

I'm trying to get to the bottom of this on my car too. I've got it so now the light only comes on when I brake. Auto Zone said my brake lights are 7258 which is 26.9w and 7506 which is 21w, versus...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,541
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Thanks for the input, it looks like I'm just...

Thanks for the input, it looks like I'm just going to do an older style windshield at this point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,541
Posted By OVERDRIVE
I did that 6 months ago but it's a little leaky...

I did that 6 months ago but it's a little leaky and the used glass cracked after it set. I Bought more clips, I think I'm going to try the urethane and old style glass again, even though it didn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2022, 11:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 36,301
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Most simply put, The D24 is shared architecture...

Most simply put, The D24 is shared architecture with the 1.6 VW indirect injection diesel, the R5 2.5 TDI is shared architecture with the 1.9 VW TDI motors, VW 5 and 6 cylinder engines generally...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2022, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By OVERDRIVE
The driveshaft is 2 pieces and balanced. You...

The driveshaft is 2 pieces and balanced. You technically only need the front half but if you can, grab the whole thing and mark it so you don't mess up how it's oriented.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Do a head gasket delete then you can get upper...

Do a head gasket delete then you can get upper piston cooling along with the under piston cooling. But jokes aside I don't think there would be any improvement. If lower combustion chamber temps are...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,531
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Fuel distributors are rebuildable, just like a...

Fuel distributors are rebuildable, just like a carburetor. Bosch CIS is a mechanical system, like a carburetor. There's a reason Mercedes-Benz continued using CIS on their cars until 1994. What head...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,531
Posted By OVERDRIVE
If it ain't broke...

If it ain't broke...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 928
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Some NA 1990 740's don't have Bosch fuel...

Some NA 1990 740's don't have Bosch fuel injection, they have Bendix Regina.



The EZK (as you're calling ignition module) on a 7/900 is under the steering column in the passenger compartment,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,531
Posted By OVERDRIVE
The poster said his car runs good. It's very...

The poster said his car runs good. It's very unlikely he will have to do any of that. When I revived my '80 242, I just needed a new main fuel pump, filters, and to clean and adjust the WUR. K-jet...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,531
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Boomer = Baby Boomer. I don't think NA K-jet...

Boomer = Baby Boomer. I don't think NA K-jet parts are hard to find. Everything that can't easily be rebuilt is available, at least when I had my '80 242 a few years ago. When things start acting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 837
Posted By OVERDRIVE
My owners manual specifies 20k mile interval. Did...

My owners manual specifies 20k mile interval. Did they shorten it sometime between ~'82-85 and '90?

edit: I mean it's a 240 so not like any one is actually maintaining them
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,541
Posted By OVERDRIVE
The crack I got was most likely from using a used...

The crack I got was most likely from using a used PPG windshield. The leaks could be fixed if I cared, I would just need to touch up the sealer around the clips. The butyl helps keep the windshield...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,541
Posted By OVERDRIVE
I did the windshield in my 240 like I mentioned...

I did the windshield in my 240 like I mentioned earlier. I used 3M urethane and the primer. If you're patient, have an extra set of hands, and somewhere covered and heated preferably in this weather,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By OVERDRIVE
I've emailed around and have gotten quotes but...

I've emailed around and have gotten quotes but never followed through. Bilstein themselves do it but it's gotten expensive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2022, 11:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 837
Posted By OVERDRIVE
IPD sells a really handy hose that screws on to...

IPD sells a really handy hose that screws on to the cooler on the radiator for doing a flush since you'll never be able to drain the converter entirely, only about 4 quarts will come out of the pan....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Good idea about matching a stiffer spring with...

Good idea about matching a stiffer spring with the shocks. And if you like making things as complicated as possible like me, B6's can be revalved. There are also some NOS 7/900 DeCarbons on eBay. Gas...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By OVERDRIVE
I'm also assuming that this is the infamous...

I'm also assuming that this is the infamous Redblock Society 262C.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 928
Posted By OVERDRIVE
A 1990 740, na and turbo, will have LH2.4...

A 1990 740, na and turbo, will have LH2.4 Jetronic injection (or Bendix Regina on NA but we're getting ahead of ourselves). You currently have what seems like a completely stock LH2.2 Jetronic 240...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By OVERDRIVE
My odo has sometimes stopped for a few miles, but...

My odo has sometimes stopped for a few miles, but hasn't ever slowed consistently and hasn't done it in a while. It's not only the gears that fail, certain electrical components on the daughter board...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 928
Posted By OVERDRIVE
More or less, yes. There are 2 ECU systems, the...

More or less, yes. There are 2 ECU systems, the fuel is controlled by the "LH module" which you have the turbo LH2.2 version. Your 240 was originally LH2.2.



The other side of the ECU system is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 928
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Well... first thing is that's the part number for...

Well... first thing is that's the part number for the NA 240 Chrysler ignition. You have an '85-'86 740 Turbo LH module so you should have a EZ117K box against the firewall in the passenger footwell...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 928
Posted By OVERDRIVE
A handy thing to know is if it has LH2.2, LH2.4...

A handy thing to know is if it has LH2.2, LH2.4 or a standalone. Take a look up into the passenger front footwell and look up the numbers on the LH and EZK modules, people refer to the versions by...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By OVERDRIVE
What's wrong with the stock setup? Walbro 255 in...

What's wrong with the stock setup? Walbro 255 in tank not going to cut it? My brother swapped his 255 out with an AEM one that was E85 capable and hasn't had any issues. An 044 would mount under the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By OVERDRIVE
That's a good idea, you can rent one at...

That's a good idea, you can rent one at O'Reilly's.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,098
Posted By OVERDRIVE
I've been told by a BMW specialty race shop that...

I've been told by a BMW specialty race shop that the MK60 is essentially straight out of the Bosch motorsports catalog and can be run standalone. The recent MK60 thread recently is a good read. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By OVERDRIVE
I'm guessing you relocated the distributor to the...

I'm guessing you relocated the distributor to the block? It's a B230 from car A going into a B230 car B, 240 mounts/brackets. You may just need to wiggle things around, get it lower, make sure you're...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Okay

Okay
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By OVERDRIVE
This is generally the case, but it's not very...

This is generally the case, but it's not very often I see heavily worn guides on 530 heads ( maybe ever?). Seals will only keep so much oil out, every time I've replaced seals thinking I could band...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,541
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Funny enough, this is round 2 of windshield...

Funny enough, this is round 2 of windshield replacement. I pulled an earlier style PPG at PnP, and ordered new clips and butyl. The butyl I got was not even tacky, it was like silly putty. I got 3m...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Yes, but not everyone doing an M52 or M54 swap...

Yes, but not everyone doing an M52 or M54 swap will need a tune though. Same could be said about LH, it will work okay to a point, a standalone will always offer more unless you need OBD compliance...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2022, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By OVERDRIVE
BMW shift linkage mounts to the chassis. Nowadays...

BMW shift linkage mounts to the chassis. Nowadays people like doing chassis mount shifters, I'm not going to say which one is right but there's plenty of ways to make it work. Side note, I've really...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By OVERDRIVE
M52 and M54 are best done with a simple reflash...

M52 and M54 are best done with a simple reflash on the Siemens ECU. Or even an OBD1 conversion to the 93-95 M50 wiring and intake.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By OVERDRIVE
I think this depends on what you want out of the...

I think this depends on what you want out of the car. Power goals? Cost goals? Ease of swap goals? Transmission goals? I haven't done a BMW into Volvo but I've done some BMW into BMW swaps. I think a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,541
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Still haven't gotten mine replaced yet. I like...

Still haven't gotten mine replaced yet. I like the look of the chrome, I just don't trust that a place will set the clips right, or that the seal on a 91+ will be the right fit. Some glass shops...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,084
Posted By OVERDRIVE
Choosing what bar you want is a preference thing,...

Choosing what bar you want is a preference thing, too bad there aren't adjustable 240 bars (that I've seen). I met a guy once who had 25/25's on his wagon, and he said they were a life saver. His...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,954
Posted By OVERDRIVE
One of the things that's appealing to me with the...

One of the things that's appealing to me with the Ford swaps is the Ford automatic is a 4 speed with electronic OD like an AW. Fulling integrating the factory shift lever would be a make or break the...
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