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Forum: showroom Today, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By dl242gt
Very well done! That is excellent detail.

Very well done! That is excellent detail.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 64
Posted By dl242gt
Have you removed any spark plugs to look at what...

Have you removed any spark plugs to look at what was happening in the chambers? You can remove all the plugs and see if the crankshaft will turn without compression. Maybe you detonated and a chunk...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By dl242gt
I've never used bronze as a sealing washer. Go...

I've never used bronze as a sealing washer. Go with the softer copper or aluminum sealing washers for a sealed connection.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By dl242gt
when I discovered how correcded and damaged the...

when I discovered how correcded and damaged the battery terminal was under the late model fuse block. I was able to source a gold plated marine terminal from one of the local auto stores to replace...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,491
Posted By dl242gt
Doesn't detonation create burnt snickerdoodles?...

Doesn't detonation create burnt snickerdoodles? Give that monster a cookie!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
760: headlights
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Posted By dl242gt
Well the ones I tried had so much glare and...

Well the ones I tried had so much glare and scatter that it actually reduced my vision at night. It was lke a giant whiteout. Really must have been awful to have me driving at you, too.

I ended...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By dl242gt
In all that time did you service the oil...

In all that time did you service the oil separator referred to above? You will want to service it on this 940 if you haven't. I've had these seals fail and they make a mess. Never a failure like you...
Forum: showroom 12-06-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 802
Posted By dl242gt
You can cook up some good meat on that grill on...

You can cook up some good meat on that grill on the exhaust! Hot drinks and grilled food from your car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By dl242gt
That tool will save you much grief when pulling...

That tool will save you much grief when pulling plastic pins like the one in the panel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By dl242gt
I would upgrade the stock bulbs to a higher...

I would upgrade the stock bulbs to a higher quality bulb and add the relay harness to the headlight circuit.

Then I second the suggestion to add under the bumper fog lights. You can get an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By dl242gt
You mean the small hose that runs to the coolant...

You mean the small hose that runs to the coolant reservoir? What color is the pressure cap on the coolant reservoir? If it is blue or gray you need to change it to the black cap. The pressure is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By dl242gt
Damn can't believe they would test emissions on a...

Damn can't believe they would test emissions on a thirty year old car. Even here in nj they stopped that silliness and only test 1995 and newer now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By dl242gt
Nice work! Just had to make up the lost spacing....

Nice work! Just had to make up the lost spacing. So nice when the fan is quiet. Enjoy!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By dl242gt
An oxygen sensor generates a small voltage. You...

An oxygen sensor generates a small voltage. You can use the continuity testing for the wiring. But don't test with the sensor connected. Ohmmeters generate a small voltage too.

Have you made sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,491
Posted By dl242gt
The nordic engine destructo gods approve. Looks...

The nordic engine destructo gods approve. Looks like the top of the piston was banging on the cylinder head. Was that a tight squish engine? Maybe the impact was breaking off small pieces of aluminum...
Forum: showroom 12-05-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,017
Posted By dl242gt
If you want a high quality mild steel sport...

If you want a high quality mild steel sport exhaust. I suggest a Simons sport exhaust from Skandix.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By dl242gt
Get in touch via PM if you need help with your...

Get in touch via PM if you need help with your car. We have a good group of people here in NJ.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By dl242gt
probably the difference between an egr version...

probably the difference between an egr version and non egr would be my guess.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,491
Posted By dl242gt
Amazing how these can keep running even with a...

Amazing how these can keep running even with a chunk of something bouncing around in there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By dl242gt
The overdrive relay works from the button on the...

The overdrive relay works from the button on the shifter with a momentary pulse of twelve volts to change the state oif the relay. this is contolled by the suspected fourth gear switch. it is a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 826
Posted By dl242gt
bneshop.com is Ben. The rear subframe is a part...

bneshop.com is Ben. The rear subframe is a part that needs upgrading to put up with any abusive driving.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 826
Posted By dl242gt
Don't forget to look into rear subframe upgrades....

Don't forget to look into rear subframe upgrades. You can reinforce the stock one or buy something from Ben.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By dl242gt
If this is a US market model vehicle then it has...

If this is a US market model vehicle then it has the systems described above. there might be slightly different engines if it is not a US model.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By dl242gt
No ignition lock on these. Why not tow the car to...

No ignition lock on these. Why not tow the car to where you want it and fix the ignition there?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By dl242gt
You mean the rear wheel bearings? They are all...

You mean the rear wheel bearings? They are all the same size on 240 series if that is what you refer to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By dl242gt
Good find. Without the knock sensor detected the...

Good find. Without the knock sensor detected the timing was always pulled making it run crappy.
Forum: showroom 11-30-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,017
Posted By dl242gt
Nice car, too! Enjoy.

Nice car, too! Enjoy.
Forum: showroom 11-30-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,017
Posted By dl242gt
Those won't last long with lowering springs. That...

Those won't last long with lowering springs. That is the stock shock absorber. If you are looking for an affordable shock good with lowing springs. I've always read the Tokico ones are good. That is...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By dl242gt
The sedan lowering springs are probably stiff...

The sedan lowering springs are probably stiff enough to do what you want. Wagon springs on a sedan will be harsh unless the trunk is loaded all the time.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,208
Posted By dl242gt
there is the location where the employees signed...

there is the location where the employees signed the car. I don't think they did that on all the cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By dl242gt
There are flats on the fan motor shafts. The fan...

There are flats on the fan motor shafts. The fan wheels have internal flats that must all slide together or it's a wobbly job when the fan spins.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,112
Posted By dl242gt
yeah, I'm with you. Just wanted to help him be...

yeah, I'm with you. Just wanted to help him be prepared. they usually haven't had the pulley for the few that I've bought.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By dl242gt
Try to get the copper and brass fuses. They last...

Try to get the copper and brass fuses. They last a bit longer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,112
Posted By dl242gt
Which means you still have to bring your old...

Which means you still have to bring your old alternator with you to the store. It is because you will need the pulley off of it to test the new alternator at the store.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,410
Posted By dl242gt
Hi Ray. Good to see you here again. That sure was...

Hi Ray. Good to see you here again. That sure was a sneaky bad bushing long ago.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By dl242gt
Oh my! the 1981 practically unservicable flame...

Oh my! the 1981 practically unservicable flame trap setup. The worst one volvo used was in 81-82 model years. Fix your seals and backdate the valve cover to the 1980 and older version of flame trap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By dl242gt
You could pop your head under the car and take a...

You could pop your head under the car and take a look at those springs. Put a dial caliper on the springs and see how thick the wire is. Maybe someone put very stiff springs on the car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,936
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for clarifying what I rwas referring to...

Thanks for clarifying what I rwas referring to Art! I have only done this on the magnetic trigger for the older breakerless system we got on Kjet cars. But I knew the hall sensor setup in a Bosch...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,367
Posted By dl242gt
Andrewhans. You can use the formula on the home...

Andrewhans. You can use the formula on the home page here to calculate your hp to a reasonable educated guesstimate. http://www.turbobricks.com/resources.php?content=quartermiledyno

Have fun! I...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,814
Posted By dl242gt
You could also go full bolt in with a 1031 that...

You could also go full bolt in with a 1031 that has one of those new fangled lsd in it. A 1031 is a bit stronger and may last a bit longer. Unless you are planning a lot of abusive stuff the 1031...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By dl242gt
Well with the overlap of an A cam plus higher...

Well with the overlap of an A cam plus higher compression. Each cylinder firing is going to hit a bit harder. So it shouldn't idle as smoothly as the stock cam. Do a careful check for vacuum leaks....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By dl242gt
Cool project wish you well with it.

Cool project wish you well with it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 975
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, they are good stuff. N/a version makes the...

Yes, they are good stuff. N/a version makes the engine much nicer especially a manual car wtih a better cam in it. But even an automatic will be happy with the better ignition advance curve.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,936
Posted By dl242gt
The trigger star wheel on the magnetic trigger...

The trigger star wheel on the magnetic trigger type come off with two screw drivers after you remove a clip. This isn't installed that way? You can use two small screwdrivers to gently lever the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By dl242gt
Ask a moderator to move this to wanted section.

Ask a moderator to move this to wanted section.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By dl242gt
I recently bought a brand new sensor for my 93...

I recently bought a brand new sensor for my 93 wagon which is LH2.4 and the sensor was bad. So that resistance check will help you sort it out. The sensor caused the code right after replacemt. Put...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By dl242gt
Well original 165k miles stock front struts are...

Well original 165k miles stock front struts are beat. KYB gas adjust in the rear you will continue to have a harsh ride. They suck but are better than nothing. The KYB GR2 shocks ride a bit nicer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By dl242gt
There is a connector in the dash that the wires...

There is a connector in the dash that the wires for the neutral saftety switch run to. I think it's a blue housing on it. Follow the wiring to it and pull it apart and make a jumper. That will bypass...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,062
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, they are the Voxx MG if I recall correctly....

Yes, they are the Voxx MG if I recall correctly. I like them in Silver they were white and it really looks better with silver wheels and red car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By dl242gt
That torque spec is way too high for stock stuff...

That torque spec is way too high for stock stuff in the Haynes. it's usually llike explained above. Tight without breaking or rounding the allen off. Something like 45-50ftlb is probably around the...
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