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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ That’s all you would need to do if you...

^^

That’s all you would need to do if you have the injector lines disconnected. Do the same with the fuel injector lines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By 2manyturbos
You don't just take the pan off. The pan...

You don't just take the pan off. The pan dipstick tube should NEVER be detached from the pan. It usually ruins/strips the threads just removing the tubing nut that attaches the tube to the side of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By 2manyturbos
I would hook up a fuel pump to the distributor...

I would hook up a fuel pump to the distributor and run some kerosene or diesel through the system. That way, it won't dry up and gum up everything. It's not hard to do.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By 2manyturbos
The dipstick has two different levels so that it...

The dipstick has two different levels so that it can be checked called or checked hot. Don’t always believe what a Haynes manual says. Also, the car has to be moving approximately 45-50 miles per...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By 2manyturbos
There should be a lift bracket at the back of the...

There should be a lift bracket at the back of the engine that attaches using the # 4 intake port bolts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By 2manyturbos
Not quite. The VSS signal tells the computer you...

Not quite. The VSS signal tells the computer you have dropped below a given speed, however, the ECU doesn't know or care whether the TPS is set correctly, or, closes the circuit. All the TPS does...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By 2manyturbos
No, they are proportioning valves. Look above...

No, they are proportioning valves. Look above the rear axle and slightly in front of it. They are mounted to the floor of the car. It sounds like you still have air trapped in the system. I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By 2manyturbos
The AW-70 transmissions last closer to 500,000...

The AW-70 transmissions last closer to 500,000 Km if they are not abused and the fluid is changed according to the suggested service interval.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By 2manyturbos
If the alternate ECU is generating the same 311...

If the alternate ECU is generating the same 311 code, believe it. Figure out where the wiring harness has a problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By 2manyturbos
Sometimes that can be adjusted so it is balanced...

Sometimes that can be adjusted so it is balanced again. I've only had one CAM rack that wouldn't center after readjusting the front bearing race.
Forum: showroom 11-28-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9,726
Views: 5,339,303
Posted By 2manyturbos
Submit that pic to the IPD photo contest next...

Submit that pic to the IPD photo contest next year.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By 2manyturbos
It is really subtle and if the kick down cable is...

It is really subtle and if the kick down cable is too tight it won’t go into lock up. That’s the first step the transmission drops out of when the kick down cable tightens up.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By 2manyturbos
It’s almost undetectable when it locks up. You...

It’s almost undetectable when it locks up. You should see about a 200 RPM drop when you’re at a cruising speed of 65 mph.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 740
Posted By 2manyturbos
Some 960s only have one sensor. They are a...

Some 960s only have one sensor. They are a single cat with 2 inlets, one outlet.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 740
Posted By 2manyturbos
It has been too long for me to remember just what...

It has been too long for me to remember just what issues a bad sensor cause with a 960. It was enough that I replaced the sensor. The sensor is how the ECU trims the mixture. I would not recommend...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is an AW-71L in the top picture. The tip...

That is an AW-71L in the top picture. The tip off is one screen in the bellhousing vs. 2 screens on the rest of the AW-70/71s. If you are saying you are running the transmission just as it is...
Forum: showroom 11-26-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 193,097
Posted By 2manyturbos
Nice. It's good to drive a gutless car...

Nice. It's good to drive a gutless car occasionally to get back to carrying momentum. By your 5th run you were pushing it. That big venue is awesome. That would allow for much higher course ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By 2manyturbos
Whatever you do, don't assume new parts actually...

Whatever you do, don't assume new parts actually work. No joke. Read the 240 no spark thread. I'm running into this way more often these days. I don't trust anything from any manufacturer anymore...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By 2manyturbos
I think it grounds to one of the large screws...

I think it grounds to one of the large screws behind the center console face panel. I have one of the OD harnesses out in my shop.

I checked the harness and the ground coming out of the relay...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By 2manyturbos
Since it is an 89, the first thing I would check...

Since it is an 89, the first thing I would check is the 25A blade fuse above the battery. Even if the fuse is not blown, it can have a hard layer on the blades that does not conduct electricity.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,577
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^. I’ve experienced what you are referring to...

^^. I’ve experienced what you are referring to with older Volvo ABS. The “street” systems on high performance cars have come a long way.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,577
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ This is why I love having ABS on my “race”...

^^ This is why I love having ABS on my “race” car. My friend that has a Fox body Mustang has ruined two sets of Advan A052 tires this season due to flat spots.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,577
Posted By 2manyturbos
The subject is way to complex to take the time...

The subject is way to complex to take the time discussing it here. I agree with you 100%. With my Mustang GT, not a 240, yet, it is front engine, RWD and has 4 wheels, I run the stock front bar and...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 114,636
Posted By 2manyturbos
Another great weekend of racing. You brought the...

Another great weekend of racing. You brought the car home mostly intact. That's always a plus.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By 2manyturbos
That’s perfect. You may have knocked the spring...

That’s perfect. You may have knocked the spring off when installing the seal. I use a 1 3/8 inch socket with a big washer and a long bolt to install those. The socket pushes the seal right into...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,823
Posted By 2manyturbos
Based on the results of all your testing that's...

Based on the results of all your testing that's what I thought it was going to be. I was looking at my shop for a used sensor yesterday to offer to mail to you as a test unit. Art suspected the same...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ I think they are like that on mr brick...

^^ I think they are like that on mr brick driver's 242 as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By 2manyturbos
The strut plates have no affect on where the end...

The strut plates have no affect on where the end of that shaft ends up in relation to the strut mount.
Forum: showroom 11-05-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9,726
Views: 5,339,303
Posted By 2manyturbos
Nice. Is that the one you just picked up?

Nice. Is that the one you just picked up?
Forum: showroom 11-05-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 193,097
Posted By 2manyturbos
Oct 22-24 wrapped up another great season of...

Oct 22-24 wrapped up another great season of Autocross for me. I ran with many clubs this year all over the north west. I also bought another Autocross toy in hopes my SO would take up Autocross...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 114,636
Posted By 2manyturbos
How did it go last weekend?

How did it go last weekend?
Forum: showroom 11-05-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By 2manyturbos
That was cool. It wore me out just watching. ...

That was cool. It wore me out just watching. It's like a one hour aerobic work out.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By 2manyturbos
It should. The steering column itself is the...

It should. The steering column itself is the same, SRS vs. non-SRS. The only difference between the two is the casting for the turn signal/wiper switch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ One broken axle would cause this and it would...

^^ One broken axle would cause this and it would still be quiet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,823
Posted By 2manyturbos
LH 2.4 will run whether or not the ECT or knock...

LH 2.4 will run whether or not the ECT or knock sensor are connected. I'm with Art on this one. I'm betting you have a power or ground issue. Or, it is entirely possible the EZK itself is bad. It...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,823
Posted By 2manyturbos
Usually the pulse is too short to tell what is...

Usually the pulse is too short to tell what is going on with a DMM. Have you checked that all the pins/sockets are where they should be in the connectors? I have had one push into the connector for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,823
Posted By 2manyturbos
What is heard is rubbish. The throttle position...

What is heard is rubbish. The throttle position switch turns on the IAC when the throttle is closed. At full throttle while cranking it supposedly shuts off the injectors to clear a flooded engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,577
Posted By 2manyturbos
To answer your actual question, yes, it is much...

To answer your actual question, yes, it is much better to have the sway bar mounted to the chassis for two reasons. One, you reduce the unsprung weight which has a significant effect. Two, you now...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By 2manyturbos
hiperfauto already went over this in detail with...

hiperfauto already went over this in detail with you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2021, 02:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,823
Posted By 2manyturbos
Not necessarily. When you engage the starter a...

Not necessarily. When you engage the starter a different set of pins in the switch are used. Have you checked for power at the coil? You might try putting the switch in the run position and trigger...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,938
Posted By 2manyturbos
And, the OP already said he is buying rods and...

And, the OP already said he is buying rods and pistons. If ever there was a time to add to the displacement, it is now. The idea that added displacement doesn't matter is ridiculous. Increased...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,823
Posted By 2manyturbos
The problem could very easily be the ignition...

The problem could very easily be the ignition switch. There are several pins that supply power depending on switch position. I've replaced several ignition switches in the last 10 years that...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,938
Posted By 2manyturbos
With a small engine, those are huge numbers. ...

With a small engine, those are huge numbers. Well worth the cost difference if you are budgeting for an engine build.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2021, 01:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By 2manyturbos
Was the crash sensor replaced? It can’t be...

Was the crash sensor replaced? It can’t be reused.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,394
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is really strange. I have not run into two...

That is really strange. I have not run into two different sizes of ball flange on a 240. I may have a good condition used 240 ball flange down pipe at my shop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,394
Posted By 2manyturbos
What cat does your car have on it? The...

What cat does your car have on it? The assumption I made was that your car has the correct cat for an EGR 240. The down pipe and cat type have to match. The cat for an EGR 240 is almost identical...
Forum: showroom 10-22-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By 2manyturbos
The Enduro is a really long Autocross run with no...

The Enduro is a really long Autocross run with no cones to dodge. One car on course at a time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes. That should be the first step in the...

Yes. That should be the first step in the process.
Forum: showroom 10-21-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By 2manyturbos
I'm getting ready to head out of 2 weekends of...

I'm getting ready to head out of 2 weekends of racing myself. First stop, the SSCC Enduro on the scale road race course at Jackson County Sports Park. Then, all the way to Redding, CA for the 2nd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ The 960 has a 2 piece strut. I don't think...

^^ The 960 has a 2 piece strut. I don't think anything was "torn off". The car was hit straight into the side of it. He mentioned the strut tube being bent in a PM to me. Worst case would be a...
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