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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By turbochimp
Hopefully, I'll get an estimate of the final...

Hopefully, I'll get an estimate of the final length today. The only yutz would be a 1310-1330 conversion ujoint (if that). I don't know the exact diameter of the truck shaft, but I think they run a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By turbochimp
driveshaft for 8.8

I'm about to need a driveshaft for an 8.8 swap. I was wondering about just getting a JY f150 shortened. Any experience with this as a possible cost saver? I think a custom one might be $4-600.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By turbochimp
OK, got some 4" helper springs. Thanks for the...

OK, got some 4" helper springs. Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By turbochimp
coilover setup question

I installed some Kaplehenke coilovers on my ls 242 with the luxesteer/spherical bearing mount setup. I have 12" 275 on the front which feels ok now but leaves the car at (or above) stock height when...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By turbochimp
Yeah, that's an option but not my first. Was...

Yeah, that's an option but not my first. Was hoping to have axle pre-assembled before the swap. The donor I have seems too rusty to use.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By turbochimp
240 rear axle tab dimensions

I'm doing an 8.8 swap and have been planning on getting all the tabs made on a water-jet.

At this point, I'm not entirely sure how to spec the diameter for the rear axle bushing tab to produce the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks all! Wasn't sure if having them stretched...

Thanks all! Wasn't sure if having them stretched over shaft would increase likelihood of ripping when compressed.

These are for 2.5 springs - I don't have a dust cover but I did get bags for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By turbochimp
dumb question

Are the Koni bump stops supposed to be a really tight fit around the shaft (like have to muscle it over the shaft) or did I buy the wrong size?

70.34.95.000.0 on 240 yellows
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By turbochimp
8.8 swap - wheel advice?

I'm torn on which way to go with wheel selection so I'm looking for some experienced advice on a good way to go for wheels on my 242. Its ls swapped and I'm about to 8.8 swap the rear end. Car...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By turbochimp
For the harness, you get a stock computer and...

For the harness, you get a stock computer and harness, and send it to a wiring service through ebay. they send you back an ecu with the anti-theft and other modules removed and harness that connects...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-02-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By turbochimp
+2 I get this on MS when I turn off decel fuel cut

+2 I get this on MS when I turn off decel fuel cut
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By turbochimp
740 wagon rear wiper arm

The rear wiper arm on my 90 745 no longer provides sufficient pressure on the the wiper to get a good wipe. It seems like the spring has become weak. Nothing in stock at JY recently either.

Anyone...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By turbochimp
Yoshifab breather setup 740 w/ cruise

Anyone run the yoshifab delux breather setup attached to brake booster in a 740 with cruise control? Seems kind of cramped in that area with the cruise control vacuum bladder thing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By turbochimp
Ok, I have done some more reading - specifically...

Ok, I have done some more reading - specifically on the blow by part. This thread was helpful:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=312245 specifically the comment by Duder


My first...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By turbochimp
745 oil in intercooler pipes

Hi - I'm looking for guidance on how to approach an oil leak from the turbo of my 745.

1990 745 ~240k miles was all stock until ~40k miles ago
Rebuilt 15g (professional ~2 years ago) currently...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By turbochimp
Hey Mopar! Damn - I was hoping you might have...

Hey Mopar!
Damn - I was hoping you might have some more. I'd be interested in a kit if the timeline wasn't too long. I think in your thread on this you mentioned that you weren't very excited about...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks, although I understood that stock mounts...

Thanks, although I understood that stock mounts put on larger OD 8.8 tubes changed the geometry quite a bit - which is why I was asking.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By turbochimp
Hey 240 8.8 swap guys

Prepping for a 8.8 swap in my '82 242. Can anyone confirm that the ipd adjustable torque & panhard bars work for this - enough adjustment etc?

Thanks!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 127,802
Posted By turbochimp
So thats like 2.5" springs? I would kill to find...

So thats like 2.5" springs? I would kill to find a stiffer spring option in stock dimensions.

Awesome project - I like all the twists and turns it has taken.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 127,802
Posted By turbochimp
Nice work! Do you have adjustables on front or...

Nice work! Do you have adjustables on front or did you find a stiffer stock sized spring?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By turbochimp
Aha, makes sense. So, I'm SOL here as far as you...

Aha, makes sense. So, I'm SOL here as far as you know?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By turbochimp
I experienced a similiar issue on a 93 240. It...

I experienced a similiar issue on a 93 240. It was actually the tach wire on the coil grounding out. It was highly intermittent which made it difficult to diagnose. If you have a tach wire connected...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By turbochimp
'29 Hupmobile!! Really though, its a 93 240....

'29 Hupmobile!!

Really though, its a 93 240. Isn't the pertinent part the rim though?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By turbochimp
Center hub cap for 15" 7 series steelies

I'm rocking some 15" steelies (I assume from 7 series) with snow tires this year and would like to dress them up with center cap/beauty-ring. Ebay has some beauty rings that allegedly fit 7 series.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By turbochimp
Yeah, tried dealer first.

Yeah, tried dealer first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By turbochimp
740 trim sources

Someone broke into my 90 740 wagon and tweaked the rear quarter window trim in the process of breaking the window. The affected area is shown below in green. Any suggestions on where I might be able...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By turbochimp
240 Metal repair panels

Are there any repair panel suppliers for 242 (preferably 2 door but could probably work with 4 door parts) besides Mill Supply? really looking for rear quarter sections that do not appear to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By turbochimp
Oh, I thought clunk was there before you changed...

Oh, I thought clunk was there before you changed struts.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By turbochimp
Check the rubber bushing thing on the strut mount...

Check the rubber bushing thing on the strut mount - mine clunked when that was torn. You need to lift the car up from under the front wheel to see any potential damage. Prying up the front wheel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,260
Posted By turbochimp
It could be a sign that the rings are a little...

It could be a sign that the rings are a little tired? All my 240's have had some degree of gas odor in the oil but they have all been 200k or more mile motors. I just change oil frequently - usually...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-27-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,911
Posted By turbochimp
MLV exports under the file menu. I just named the...

MLV exports under the file menu. I just named the export file with a .xls extension.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-25-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,911
Posted By turbochimp
Wow - so are you saying that you couldn't get a...

Wow - so are you saying that you couldn't get a linear distribution in any of the tests or that no two tests produced the same line?

I'm not sure if I did this right but here is what I got @ a...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-21-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,077
Posted By turbochimp
Sorry, I can't help with this specific question...

Sorry, I can't help with this specific question although I have done a kjet->MS conversion (I used a later style electronic dizzy w/o DSM/CAS).

I do have a suggestion though: it might be easier...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-18-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,911
Posted By turbochimp
This helped me tremendously - thank you. It is so...

This helped me tremendously - thank you. It is so much nicer being able to approach something with understanding rather than just following some instructions from somewhere.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-14-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks, that makes sense. Trying to think it...

Thanks, that makes sense. Trying to think it through, I assume an overshoot (lean) of target = too little dead time and undershoot (rich) = too much dead time.

I'm assuming:
warm car
constant...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-14-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks for this info. Just to clarify, I did...

Thanks for this info. Just to clarify, I did initially use req_fuel changes to get the car started for the first time with Kenny's fuel map. The car was originally tuned around a high req_fuel but...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-13-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By turbochimp
No, they are high Z with resistors. I'm not...

No, they are high Z with resistors. I'm not really sure on how to figure this out. TS help suggest 0.9 so I suppose I could try that. Will this require a significant retune of the whole fuel map? I'd...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-13-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By turbochimp
Hmm OK - good to know thanks. I did stretch out...

Hmm OK - good to know thanks. I did stretch out the VE table (for finer resolution) and adjusted req_fuel accordingly at some point in the past (I had started out with a map tuned to a much-too-high...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-13-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By turbochimp
Yeah - no combustion. When I up crank fuel for...

Yeah - no combustion. When I up crank fuel for the warmed up temp range it will start - so now it starts in <0 F* but at this value, it will flood during hot starts in 90*F. I guess I was looking for...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-13-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By turbochimp
Ah, OK - thanks. I guess I just have to change...

Ah, OK - thanks. I guess I just have to change cranking pulse curve seasonally. I guess what was making me think that I could include IAT is the setting to "ignore MAT correction" switch in the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-12-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By turbochimp
Thanks -Maybe I'm confused by this. Won't this...

Thanks -Maybe I'm confused by this. Won't this make for too much fuel during hot starts when the IAT is warmer? - all summer I have been knocking down warm cranking pulse to get it to start when IAT...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-12-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By turbochimp
MS2 Hot starts in very cold ambient

I'm having trouble with hot starts in very cold weather. I'm using Kennys MS2->lh2.4 setup w/o MAF on 90 b230ft. I think I could fix this could be solved with a correct IAC setting but mine is out of...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-28-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,156
Posted By turbochimp
Where did you get your replacement panels from?

Where did you get your replacement panels from?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,324
Posted By turbochimp
Here is a video from the torque app during a bit...

Here is a video from the torque app during a bit of a pull. Traction control kicked in at one point and it had to be pedaled a little bit.
<iframe src="https://vid.me/e/Q2j4" frameborder="0"...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,324
Posted By turbochimp
Here are some crappy vids that someone took at a...

Here are some crappy vids that someone took at a Mercedes meet.

Exhaust note
<iframe src="https://vid.me/e/6wbj" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,324
Posted By turbochimp
Yeah, I hadn't planned it like that, but that's...

Yeah, I hadn't planned it like that, but that's how it turned out. I think I had to swap out the front m46 drive shaft piece with the auto version - there's a couple inches difference if I remember....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,324
Posted By turbochimp
The intake fit fine but I did make sure to get...

The intake fit fine but I did make sure to get the newer gasket The early waxed paper one did not seal well. The fuel rail that comes with it isn't great. The fittings are npt, not o-ring and you...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,324
Posted By turbochimp
Started to make a strut brace. Its a nice...

Started to make a strut brace. Its a nice improvement -the effect of the bracing is noticeable - its like you can feel the suspension working harder. Lower brace will be next. It mounts to the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,324
Posted By turbochimp
I know I glossed over hundreds of details - would...

I know I glossed over hundreds of details - would be glad to share if anyone is interested or planning similar.

I ended up using the stock radiator. I couldn't figure out how to fit a v8 rad...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,324
Posted By turbochimp
Chimp's LQ4 6.0 242

Here is a quick recap of my 242 LSx swap. I don't care what haters say about originality - this project was a pretty big reach for me – I haven’t been wrenching for long and just kind of took this up...
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