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Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By holdenjp
Note to self and anyone with the same problem in...

Note to self and anyone with the same problem in the future. Check your grounds to the head and block. Mine was loose behind he a/c compressor on the drivers side of the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By holdenjp
It doesn't run hot all the time either. Sometimes...

It doesn't run hot all the time either. Sometimes it seems completely normal and other times it seems like its running hotter than it should.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By holdenjp
Thanks. I'll check it out tonight. Can you...

Thanks. I'll check it out tonight. Can you elaborate on other running conditions? I've been running hot lately even when driving from 55-70 on country roads and highway. And I had to replace the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By holdenjp
Thread revival. I've been getting high temps...

Thread revival.

I've been getting high temps lately and wonder if my sender is bad. The fan only turns on when the temp gets almost to red on the gauge. And doesn't seem to run at low speed....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By holdenjp
91 240 B230FT stuttering when getting on the intserstate , Somestimes

Alright, I have been having a strange problem when getting on the interstate lately. Seemingly only in the mornings and only when it's been wet outside. The car will start and idle fine, make it down...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,880
Posted By holdenjp
Iím in Indiana so thereís not exactly a lot of...

Iím in Indiana so thereís not exactly a lot of uphill climbs on my daily commute. And my OD is already blocked off. Really looking for better mpg without losing the fun of the turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,880
Posted By holdenjp
Thanks for the help. Sounds like the 71L may not...

Thanks for the help. Sounds like the 71L may not be a good fit.

Does it get much better highway mpg?

Anyone have any idea what the chances are that an 89 760 gle would have an LSD In it? I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,880
Posted By holdenjp
So the 16T or the 19T I have on the shelf...

So the 16T or the 19T I have on the shelf wouldn't be a good match if it takes longer to build boost?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,880
Posted By holdenjp
Stock gears as in 3.73? Does yours have a G80 or...

Stock gears as in 3.73? Does yours have a G80 or LSD? Or is it open?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,880
Posted By holdenjp
Advice for AW71L and rear diff. G80 LSD

Alright. Here's the situation. I have a 1991 245 b230ft swap with an AW71. There is a 94 940 n/a nearby that I could get drivetrain parts from. It has a 4:10 rear diff and should have a G80 and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By holdenjp
Which side controls the defroster and tail light?...

Which side controls the defroster and tail light? I replaced both harnesses about 4 years ago but I don't remember which side controls what.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By holdenjp
1991 245 defrost turns on when I press the brake

Anyone ever have this problem? I obviously have a wire crossed or a short somewhere but I can't figure it out. I've stared at the wiring diagrams and I can't figure out why they would have anything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By holdenjp
So, if I want to properly run the radiator switch...

So, if I want to properly run the radiator switch I ground the black wire from the switch and splice in the other wire to the high side between the ECU and relay, correct?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By holdenjp
Thanks for the help. I'm going to put your...

Thanks for the help. I'm going to put your answers in a build thread with some pictures. This turned out to be a much easier installation than I thought. The switch in the radiator was really...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By holdenjp
The fuse that I got from the 960 is 50A. Any...

The fuse that I got from the 960 is 50A. Any reason I couldn't just run that one? Is that too much of a draw if I'm running an 80amp alternator instead of a 100amp?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By holdenjp
I cut the end connectors for the 960 ECU so I...

I cut the end connectors for the 960 ECU so I have about 50 pin connectors I can splice in to connect to my ECU. At least I think they should work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By holdenjp
Okay, so here's what I've got.... #1 ...

Okay, so here's what I've got....

#1 Ignore the 850 diagrams
#2 Don't use the radiator thermal switch, it has nothing to do with the efan circuit
#3 The efan circuit runs off the two...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By holdenjp
yet another efan question

Alright, I've spent the last three hours trying to find an answer to my question. I am trying to set up a efan to run on my 245 B230FT with a 937 ECU. From what I understand I should be able to run...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,265
Posted By holdenjp
Dang, seriously? Hadn't planned on getting a...

Dang, seriously? Hadn't planned on getting a press that big, but I guess maybe I don't have a choice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,265
Posted By holdenjp
6 ton harbor freight press for panhard bushing?

Anyone have any experience with the 6 ton table top Harbor Freight press for swapping bushings for panhard, torques, etc...? Never mind that I know some people think harbor freight stuff is garbage....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,433
Posted By holdenjp
Ever get it running?

Ever get it running?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,610
Posted By holdenjp
Reviving an old thread to see if there is any...

Reviving an old thread to see if there is any more input. I got an email from Eastwood today about a discount on XMat and since my summer project is to install new carpet and something to kill some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,056
Posted By holdenjp
Try this link. My wipers went crazy a few years...

Try this link. My wipers went crazy a few years ago and wouldn't stop unless I pulled the fuse. I know that's not necessarily your problem, but this link has lots of info.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By holdenjp
Thanks, guys. What an odd addition to the car. I...

Thanks, guys. What an odd addition to the car. I didn't notice any wiring actually running to the "light" so who knows.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By holdenjp
I've never seen a classic in person so I thought...

I've never seen a classic in person so I thought maybe it was original. There is nothing on the back and I couldn't find anything connected to it when I pulled the parts. Going in the for sale...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By holdenjp
Classic 240 - Little red light?

Anyone know what the little red dot is for on a 240 classic?
http://i1293.photobucket.com/albums/b594/Justin_Holden/D1E51A6F-8C4C-4A9A-93ED-CF0B87CCC436_zpslpo4ih1z.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By holdenjp
240 740 lug bolts

I know the thread patterns are different, but does anyone know if the shoulder of the bolt is a slightly different size as well from a 240 to a 740/940?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By holdenjp
Have you checked the valve to cut off the heater...

Have you checked the valve to cut off the heater core? If it doesn't close all the way then basically you're running your heater and your A/C at the same time. Mine was faulty a few years ago and I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By holdenjp
Good point. Time to dial it up I guess. I'll...

Good point. Time to dial it up I guess. I'll probably start by just going to the "O"
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By holdenjp
Found it, thanks. But it seems odd that the gauge...

Found it, thanks. But it seems odd that the gauge face that matches mine says that the top boost at yellow is only about 6-7 PSI.


http://www.davebarton.com/240T30-0-20turbowhite.png...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By holdenjp
240 boost gauge numbers

Alright, I know it's somewhere on the forum, but I can't find it. I already know they aren't the most accurate, but does anyone know the PSI numbers for each region of the turbo boost gauge. This is...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,528
Posted By holdenjp
What exactly do you mean by disengage? Stop...

What exactly do you mean by disengage? Stop completely?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,528
Posted By holdenjp
Possibly dumb question, but I'm pretty sure the...

Possibly dumb question, but I'm pretty sure the fan clutch that is on the car is from N/A car not a turbo. Is it possible that the N/A clutch can't keep up for some reason?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,528
Posted By holdenjp
Yes, a turbo 240 fan shroud.

Yes, a turbo 240 fan shroud.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,528
Posted By holdenjp
Checked the fan before driving and after driving...

Checked the fan before driving and after driving for about 20 minutes. The resistance kept the fan from spinning much at all with me trying to spin it. And it seemed about the same before and after...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,528
Posted By holdenjp
B230ft swap

B230ft swap
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,528
Posted By holdenjp
I don't know how to check the fan clutch. I...

I don't know how to check the fan clutch.

I don't think the temp board is bypassed, but I guess I also don't know how to check that either. All of the wiring in the car seems to be stock.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,528
Posted By holdenjp
Pusher Fan help

1991 245 Turbo, automatic

Okay, I've been looking all day and can't find quite what I'm looking for.

I have been stuck in traffic a few times lately and my temperature gauge has climbed all...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By holdenjp
What is the date of the event?

What is the date of the event?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,364
Posted By holdenjp
Is #1 in picture E what the wiring looks like in...

Is #1 in picture E what the wiring looks like in a manual transmission? I"m currently having a similar problem with my 240. I get nothing when I turn the key. No lights, no clicking, no starting.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By holdenjp
Measures just over .4 inches so it's 1/8th. Now I...

Measures just over .4 inches so it's 1/8th. Now I just have to find a tap that size. Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By holdenjp
Do you know what size tap I would buy for...

Do you know what size tap I would buy for threading a new hole? A quick search comes up with 1/8-27
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By holdenjp
Thread pitch and size for vacuum hose on a b230 intake manifold

anyone know the thread pitch and size for a vacuum line on the manifold? I need to drill out a turbo and install one of these<a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,617
Posted By holdenjp
Well, it's about 95 degrees at 70% humidity...

Well, it's about 95 degrees at 70% humidity today, so I had to figure something out. Since there weren't any 1991-1993 240's locally I got a pressure switch from a v70 and plugged it into the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,617
Posted By holdenjp
Any idea what the minimum pressure is to close...

Any idea what the minimum pressure is to close the switch?

I'm assuming this is the switch that engages and disengages the clutch during normal operation.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,617
Posted By holdenjp
Jumped the low side pressure switch and the...

Jumped the low side pressure switch and the compressor kicked on. I'm assuming then that this is my problem since my pressures are up to spec and would also indicate that the electrics are working...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,617
Posted By holdenjp
forgot to mention that I changed it to r134 last...

forgot to mention that I changed it to r134 last summer and everything ran fine. And my static pressures were right around 95-105 yesterday.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,617
Posted By holdenjp
Any idea if my gauge readings are within spec?...

Any idea if my gauge readings are within spec? They seem to be okay if this chart can be trusted.

http://acprocold.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Temp-pressure-chart-33776F1.jpg

Anyone have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,617
Posted By holdenjp
1991 240 a/c compressor won't kick on

trying to get my a/c going again, but I can't get the compressor to kick on. I jumped the compressor directly to the battery and the clutch engaged so I thought maybe I was out of refrigerant. Left...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,610
Posted By holdenjp
Anyone have any feedback on heat reduction with...

Anyone have any feedback on heat reduction with RAAMat?
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