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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,362
Posted By Tom Clark
heater core could be insulated. This can be...

heater core could be insulated. This can be caused by years of use without ever using any chemicals to clean the cooling system. It sounds kinda strange but, I have had this work a couple times for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
I wish I had a clutch pedal...now I'll never find...

I wish I had a clutch pedal...now I'll never find the relay loljk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
is that all there is after the fuse block or does...

is that all there is after the fuse block or does it go anywhere else?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
Well here's an update with some...success? ...

Well here's an update with some...success?

I reinstalled the fully assembled fuel sender and ran power from the in-tank fuse (#5, 16A) and used the existing in trunk ground

this made the pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
the sender is new so, no corrosion yet

the sender is new so, no corrosion yet
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
what am I missing

what am I missing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
going to put a few gallons of gas in the tank...

going to put a few gallons of gas in the tank just for good measure, also considering bleeding any air from K-jet fuel lines (maybe it's that simple of a problem?)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
update! removed in-tank pump from vehicle...

update!

removed in-tank pump from vehicle and from sending unit. ran direct power/ground from battery to pump (working!)

reassembled sending unit with pump. applied direct power/ground to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
all hoses are connected correctly, going to go...

all hoses are connected correctly, going to go back and stat checking voltage to main pump, hook up a direct power/ground to in-tank pump, try to find as many grounds as possible...gotta get this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
does 10V to the pump sound right? or should be...

does 10V to the pump sound right? or should be 12V?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
I'm a smooth operator ;-)

I'm a smooth operator ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
tripple checked

tripple checked
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,269
Posted By Tom Clark
82 244T no fuel pressure after replacing sending unit

1982 244T, no fuel pressure after replacing fuel sending unit.


replaced the fuel sending unit for fuel gauge related issues.

ran great before replacing sending unit

has 6 month old IPD...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By Tom Clark
thanks guys

thanks guys
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By Tom Clark
in-tank fuel pump, hard plastic fuel line, etc...

1982 244 turbo

anyone have a link to a thread showing what to do about connecting the hard plastic (smaller)fuel line to a new sender? appears to be an integral part of the old sender.

My...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tom Clark
wasn't there a "half circle" shaped one?

wasn't there a "half circle" shaped one?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tom Clark
Thanks ken...Close but not a match :grrr:

Thanks ken...Close but not a match :grrr:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tom Clark
need picture of unobtainium

I think I have found a cargo area spare fuel tank/ gas can but I need some pictures to compare it to. does any one have some pictures of on of these rare items? I googled unsuccessfully :roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Tom Clark
What I think of when I read **YUP**:lol:

What I think of when I read **YUP**:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Tom Clark
including the gurgling in the reservoir?

including the gurgling in the reservoir?
Forum: showroom 05-13-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 75,178
Posted By Tom Clark
that's okay, I have 205/50s on the wheels now and...

that's okay, I have 205/50s on the wheels now and the car is stock so it should fit just fine :)
Forum: showroom 05-13-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 75,178
Posted By Tom Clark
nice, what size tires are you running and how...

nice, what size tires are you running and how much "low" do you have
Forum: showroom 05-13-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 75,178
Posted By Tom Clark
I have some 17x7 (5x114) wheels hanging out, I...

I have some 17x7 (5x114) wheels hanging out, I found out they are +40mm (out from center-line of wheel) what thickness adapter would I need to get to successfully run them on my 82 244T? I was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Tom Clark
thanks for the tip lol:lol:

thanks for the tip lol:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Tom Clark
it does cool down when you turn the heater on,...

it does cool down when you turn the heater on, and it cools down very quickly when you accelerate up to 45 mph ish
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Tom Clark
sounds good, I'll work on that.

sounds good, I'll work on that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Tom Clark
how does Dex-cool work out in these? I have some...

how does Dex-cool work out in these? I have some of that laying around...and free is awesome.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Tom Clark
i have no idea how old the radiator is, it...

i have no idea how old the radiator is, it appears to be in satisfactory exterior condition.

I'll work on replacing the T-stat with an 82 degree one.

The car came with green in it. why is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Tom Clark
over heating

1982 244T (non-intercooled) recent purchase.

Well, it's been getting warmer outside (75-85 here most days now) and when I'm driving in town with the A/C on the temp gauge goes up. I haven't let...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
these? ...

these?

http://www.ipdusa.com/products/9302/120674-engine-harness-firewall-connector-body-240

http://www.ipdusa.com/products/9303/120675-engine-harness-firewall-connector-body-240
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
spliced for now

spliced for now
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
Now I am dirty and tired and I have a 5 page...

Now I am dirty and tired and I have a 5 page paper to write that is due in 13 hours...shower, a little sleep, coffee, then write paper...and drive the VOLVO!:-D
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
UPDATE! It's Fixed! :) It was the main...

UPDATE!

It's Fixed! :)

It was the main pump!

I also replaced the fuel filter and upgraded the in-tank pump to higher pressure unit from IPD and ALL of the wiring on the car is FIXED! ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
parts are ordered, now I wait...:grrr:

parts are ordered, now I wait...:grrr:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
not a bad idea, but the only one that says it...

not a bad idea, but the only one that says it fits the turbo car is the $517 one. So maybe I'll wait on that for now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
I understand this is the shotgun method and I'm...

I understand this is the shotgun method and I'm not really fond of it myself but, I know the issue is on that side of the fuel system and I haven't done any maint/upgrades to the car since buying it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
I'm kinda thinking about ordering a filter, a...

I'm kinda thinking about ordering a filter, a main pump, and an intank "upgrade" pump from IPD...just to make me happy in the pants. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
I'm going to go eat pizza now. I'll have to pick...

I'm going to go eat pizza now. I'll have to pick this up later tonight. Thanks for all the help thus far :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
I gave it several spirited attempts without...

I gave it several spirited attempts without change. There is plenty of flow through the filter just no pressure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
Are you thinking it could be "stuck" and causing...

Are you thinking it could be "stuck" and causing a restriction?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
looks like one of the items I bled air from today.

looks like one of the items I bled air from today.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
where does that mount? under the intake manifold?

where does that mount? under the intake manifold?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
is that the fuel filter looking thing next to the...

is that the fuel filter looking thing next to the main pump under the car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
At least I don't have this to worry about anymore...

At least I don't have this to worry about anymore

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/903872_10152759033115576_275030802_o.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
looks like I need a fuel pump. I fixed the...

looks like I need a fuel pump. I fixed the wiring and started Diag over from scratch.

Both fuel pumps are running

the FP relay is working

still crank, no start.

I took the "out" line off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
That would be great, I'm gonna band-aid this and...

That would be great, I'm gonna band-aid this and see if I can get the car running and we'll have to play it by ear at that point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
Alright, thanks guys, I'm going to get the wiring...

Alright, thanks guys, I'm going to get the wiring all soldered up then give it another shot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
UPDATE: I pulled injector #1, turned the key...

UPDATE:

I pulled injector #1, turned the key on and lifted the plate under the big ribber intake tube. Nothing happened. does this mean I have a fuel pump not pumping?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,823
Posted By Tom Clark
That's probably what I'll do to get me through...

That's probably what I'll do to get me through the weekend. I hope I can put it back together the right way before IPD garage sale though.
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