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Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Cwazywazy
fwiw my hot idle is like half a bar according to...

fwiw my hot idle is like half a bar according to the Volvo gauge, but that's with a 30+ year old stock pump, not a new one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 37,696
Posted By Cwazywazy
Taste test. R12 is illegal for a reason....

Taste test.

R12 is illegal for a reason. Even with how infinitesimally small of an impact 1 ac charge worth of r12 would have on the environment, I still wouldn't feel good about it. Plus it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Cwazywazy
>i ran the engine for houers on the 15-40, All...

>i ran the engine for houers on the 15-40, All fine. Switched to the 20-50 and now my oil pump sh*t the bed.

Then why'd you switch?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 37,696
Posted By Cwazywazy
I threw wires at my car last year so the ECU...

I threw wires at my car last year so the ECU controls all 3 fans, the front two cheapie 10" pushers paired together and the two speed 960 fan. Front pushers turn on with AC, main fan low speed turns...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 557,496
Posted By Cwazywazy
Gotcha, gotcha. So all the gears inside the...

Gotcha, gotcha. So all the gears inside the carrier would have to do a 180?

https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/920106967387758592/988832114415898644/unknown.png?width=578&height=635
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 557,496
Posted By Cwazywazy
..huh I won't claim to understand how a...

..huh

I won't claim to understand how a helical works (at all) or what you mean by side/work gears, but this might warrant reverse gear testing shennanigans.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 557,496
Posted By Cwazywazy
Ehh, seems like it'll take a second or two before...

Ehh, seems like it'll take a second or two before it kicks the other tire loose, specifically if I put my foot down while turning from a stop.

It just doesn't seem to limit the slip all that much....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2022, 12:07 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 557,496
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/kVxN1aLh.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/kVxN1aLh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/FQ808Jdh.jpg

I like the wheels, I like the tires, I hate the poke. Half inch cheapie spacers in there to clear the calipers.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 557,496
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://i.imgur.com/hmh8Eg0h.png dang this...

https://i.imgur.com/hmh8Eg0h.png

dang this car used to shine pretty good
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,343
Posted By Cwazywazy
Can you just not tell them? Or do the smog people...

Can you just not tell them? Or do the smog people check engine codes and ecu numbers every time? Like, if you have a 240 turbo and swap a b230ft in it are they really gonna notice it's not a b21...
Forum: events 06-06-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,696
Posted By Cwazywazy
https://static.carthrottle.com/workspace/uploads/m...

https://static.carthrottle.com/workspace/uploads/memes/image-54f8af50ef7ee.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,001
Posted By Cwazywazy
:e-shrug: I've used zinc additives before,...

:e-shrug:

I've used zinc additives before, but it's still probably better to just buy the oil that has the minerals and vitamins that your engine craves in the first place.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Cwazywazy
I use a 30+ year old tub of valvoline. vintage...

I use a 30+ year old tub of valvoline. vintage numbers matching grease only for my vintage car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2022, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By Cwazywazy
Yeah it gets clogged pretty easily. If you reach...

Yeah it gets clogged pretty easily. If you reach in from the passenger side you can pull the drain hose out from the bottom of the hvac box, clean it, reinstall.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-29-2022, 11:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By Cwazywazy
I have mine set to add a few degrees advance when...

I have mine set to add a few degrees advance when it's real cold, it's also set to idle at 1000-1200 on cold start depending on how cold. My base fully warmed up idle is 800rpm and about 15 degrees....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,001
Posted By Cwazywazy
Can't remember where I saw this, but I remember a...

Can't remember where I saw this, but I remember a test that showed a lot of those zinc additives were pretty ungood for the oils film strength.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2022, 10:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,001
Posted By Cwazywazy
In my opinion redblocks really don't need the...

In my opinion redblocks really don't need the zddp. I use the fancy German oil FCP sells. Seems to smoke less going downhill with that stuff than it did on Rotella.

edit: when I say redblocks I...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By Cwazywazy
How do you get high through the exhaust leaks and...

How do you get high through the exhaust leaks and rust holes if you have a cat?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,111
Posted By Cwazywazy
Ooh, nice work. Definitely good insurance to have...

Ooh, nice work. Definitely good insurance to have something like that. So far I've gotten away with overfilling my engine by half a quart, I've seen my oil pressure hit 0 mid-corner with it filled...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Cwazywazy
Dieseling on an injected car? Might be some...

Dieseling on an injected car? Might be some wiring problems.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,717
Posted By Cwazywazy
I tried teeing off my post catch can hose between...

I tried teeing off my post catch can hose between turbo inlet and intake manifold with check valves. There was appreciable crankcase vacuum at idle, but it idled at 1500rpm for like 10 seconds every...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,717
Posted By Cwazywazy
It's not the 1950's. Use a catch can.

It's not the 1950's. Use a catch can.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By Cwazywazy
I guess you don't need pcv to intake hoses but...

I guess you don't need pcv to intake hoses but where's the benefit in spewing smelly crankcase vapor out of the front of your car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By Cwazywazy
needs one on the brake master

needs one on the brake master
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By Cwazywazy
There should be a temp sender on the back of the...

There should be a temp sender on the back of the cylinder head. With it unplugged it'll run the plugs for maximum time.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 557,496
Posted By Cwazywazy
Just for fun I put the stock black aluminum...

Just for fun I put the stock black aluminum intercooler in. My idea was that if it wasn't too bad in terms of intake temps it might be good to use for trackdays since I imagine it lets a lot more air...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 31,531
Posted By Cwazywazy
Been hemming and hawwing about the $315 helical...

Been hemming and hawwing about the $315 helical Spartan. There's also the Yukon dura grip and the Powertrax grip pro for not a lot more. I've had the lockright in my car forever, I really like it...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 557,496
Posted By Cwazywazy
Installed used rack and set the toe. It works I...

Installed used rack and set the toe. It works I guess. It doesn't feel as tight as the old one in the center, not really like it has play in it, more like it just feels kinda soft. Not as sharp and...
Forum: events 03-11-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,696
Posted By Cwazywazy
Thinkin about it.. If my car breaks down am...

Thinkin about it..

If my car breaks down am I allowed to part it out then and there?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,476
Posted By Cwazywazy
Nope. Might as well put the 1.6 in there too.

Nope. Might as well put the 1.6 in there too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By Cwazywazy
Only n/a ecus use the full throttle switch. As...

Only n/a ecus use the full throttle switch. As far as I'm aware, what it does is trigger open loop mode on the n/a cars but turbo cars do it based on maf voltage. This is the same for 2.2 and 2.4.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,500
Posted By Cwazywazy
Yeah I figured it had something to do with the...

Yeah I figured it had something to do with the different metals. The copper/brass one is still about twice the core thickness. :e-shrug:

Looking at pics on Rockauto it looks like the 65544A uses...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,500
Posted By Cwazywazy
I was seeing up to 220f on track with the big...

I was seeing up to 220f on track with the big Nissens, it's actually a teeny tiny bit better with the new cheap one. Closer to 200 if I have the heater on full. 82c thermostat, 960 efan, two dinky...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,500
Posted By Cwazywazy
For what it's worth I had an old school all metal...

For what it's worth I had an old school all metal (Brass?) thick boi Nissens in my 240 which I replaced with the cheap alu/plastic Nissens linked above. I get darn near the same level of not quite...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,574
Posted By Cwazywazy
Probably not wise to tow any meaningful distance...

Probably not wise to tow any meaningful distance with the driveshaft connected on the towee, automatic or manual notwithstanding.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 170,970
Posted By Cwazywazy
Wrong coast. :-(

Wrong coast.

:-(
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,591
Posted By Cwazywazy
I must've spent a dozen hours trying to perfect...

I must've spent a dozen hours trying to perfect my closed loop idle.. I got it pretty good.

It does look like your valve is sticky. Try cleaning it and/or replacing it. Then I'd say try tuning...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 557,496
Posted By Cwazywazy
I think I sent your fb ad to a friend, guess he...

I think I sent your fb ad to a friend, guess he didn't want em. My Saab is a 4 lugger.

I still have entirely too many tires/wheels despite giving away a few.

Might take you up on that offer to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 557,496
Posted By Cwazywazy
I got a set of 225/50/16 Azenis last fall, and...

I got a set of 225/50/16 Azenis last fall, and ordered some swanky (heavy) steelies hoping they would bolt straight on. With 5x108 and the correct center bore they do fit awesome in the rear, but the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 31,151
Posted By Cwazywazy
It matters. My engine makes like 120psi cranking...

It matters. My engine makes like 120psi cranking compression with the IPD turbo cam. A stock stock one would make 160+
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 31,151
Posted By Cwazywazy
Even with a VX cam?

Even with a VX cam?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,602
Posted By Cwazywazy
Exactly, why not? Could give it a big dingus end...

Exactly, why not? Could give it a big dingus end with some ribs extending out to the edges to make it hammer compliant. (Spread out the hammering force)

I've always just eyeballed it tapping the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,602
Posted By Cwazywazy
3d printed aux gear please

3d printed aux gear please
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 31,151
Posted By Cwazywazy
That's a b230k. My '88 244 automatic was...

That's a b230k.

My '88 244 automatic was 13.7s to 60 if I recall correctly, after I got it all sorted and running right.

I dunno if you want to keep the preheater for originality or anything,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,615
Posted By Cwazywazy
You need to make sure the base idle speed and...

You need to make sure the base idle speed and idle switch are set correctly, then make sure a second time.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,592
Posted By Cwazywazy
I don't think it's possible to get the cam timing...

I don't think it's possible to get the cam timing far off enough to bend valves and still have the engine able to run. It'd probably idle like total trash if you messed anything up that bad anyway.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 31,151
Posted By Cwazywazy
Exactly this. Bigger tires are better on the...

Exactly this. Bigger tires are better on the highway. Spend your money on a turbo or doubling the amount of valves if you really want speed.

fwiw I've been running 25.5 inch tall tires on my turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 31,151
Posted By Cwazywazy
I doubt the ~1 inch change in tire height is...

I doubt the ~1 inch change in tire height is gonna make a meaningful difference in acceleration.. Certainly not a difference worth spending extra money on.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 31,151
Posted By Cwazywazy
When running properly, my stock 240s were about...

When running properly, my stock 240s were about 14 seconds to 60, so you're not that far off. I don't think you should be seeing third gear until well after 60 though. Can you feel the kickdown thing...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 81,811
Posted By Cwazywazy
I hope you never repaint the bumpers, they really...

I hope you never repaint the bumpers, they really fit the look in my mind.
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