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Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By ZVOLV
The 740 engine wiring harness has the lighting...

The 740 engine wiring harness has the lighting circuit wires built into it. I would probably just snip the engine wiring and leave the body wiring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By ZVOLV
It's a test point, but I forget for what.

It's a test point, but I forget for what.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By ZVOLV
Too long. Didn't read. Click my sig.

Too long. Didn't read. Click my sig.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
In my case, I had a bad reman ECU right outta the...

In my case, I had a bad reman ECU right outta the box. It would run fine for a while and then an injector driver would crap out and that cylinder would be a dead misfire.

The test lamp would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By ZVOLV
Buy or make a test lamp

Buy or make a test lamp
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
Try putting a test lamp between battery positive...

Try putting a test lamp between battery positive and the injector ground and cranking. I did several tests yesterday and was having issues with noid lights and my meter. I was successful with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
I suggest circuit verification. You should NOT...

I suggest circuit verification. You should NOT measure 12v, key on, between the injectors pin 1 and 2.

A meter set on dwell or Hertz would be a legitimate test. Just measuring voltage and looking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
Are you measuring between pin 1 and 2 of an...

Are you measuring between pin 1 and 2 of an UNPLUGGED injector? They should ALL be unplugged for a valid test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
Your explanation doesn't make sense to me. Good...

Your explanation doesn't make sense to me. Good move unplugging the ECU, but do you have the ground rings unplugged also when you're making this measurement?

You have also stated you...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By ZVOLV
Only one wire is power IN to the entire system....

Only one wire is power IN to the entire system. On a 240 it's from that fused wire at the battery. I would just copy that. A nice hot B+ is good to have.

Then, if you look at a diagram, there is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
I saw butt connectors in your video. No good....

I saw butt connectors in your video. No good. Solder and heat shrink is our policy at the shop.

You should also spend the $5 on a noid light. A meter averages the voltage and isn't the proper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By ZVOLV
Your backlash may be too loose. It may have been...

Your backlash may be too loose. It may have been set incorrectly during that bearing swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
Maybe it's that BOV put your hand over it and see...

Maybe it's that BOV put your hand over it and see what happens. Or air leaks. Sounded like it was idling high in one video.

I use a smoke machine to locate air leaks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
Can you keep it running on brake cleaner????...

Can you keep it running on brake cleaner???? (Injectors unplugged)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
Runs on brake cleaner!!! Great! That means your...

Runs on brake cleaner!!! Great! That means your spark is alive and well. You should be able to keep it running on brake cleaner by pulsing it into the throttle body.

The wiring commonly rots out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
What are you doing to check injector pulse? ...

What are you doing to check injector pulse?

Does it run on brake cleaner?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
Does the hall sensor get 12v or 5v power from...

Does the hall sensor get 12v or 5v power from EZK? I don't know.

I would use a scope to look at the square wave output signal of the hall sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
Why do you have two readings for measurement...

Why do you have two readings for measurement number 2? He asked you to measure only between pins 1 and 3 of the dist plug, key on. 5v?!

Do you have power to the injector positive wire???!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
^^^He knows what he is talking about. Listen and...

^^^He knows what he is talking about. Listen and follow.

Pin 2 of the powerstage is ground to the intake manifold. BROWN wire. Pin 4 of the powerstage is BLUE wire and it also powers the EZK. If...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have power to the blue/yellow wire to the...

Do you have power to the blue/yellow wire to the MAF with the ignition on??

Do you have power to the injectors key on?? (Checked between the injector positive wire and a known good ground)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
The 2.2 EZK is from a 740...so I have pulled out...

The 2.2 EZK is from a 740...so I have pulled out my Haynes manual for 740.

Without a diagram you are in the dark. How would you even tell if the computers are powered up without a diagram?

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
You need a wiring diagram. I can't decipher a...

You need a wiring diagram. I can't decipher a write up.

Next you gotta make sure the computers are powered up. Key on AND cranking. AND grounded properly. Then signal in. (RPM signal).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
That's not a wiring diagram. Again, do you...

That's not a wiring diagram.

Again, do you have injector pulse???
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By ZVOLV
Ran new wires for crank sensor??! That's...

Ran new wires for crank sensor??! That's suspicious. Its gotta be shielded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have injector pulse? Post up a wiring...

Do you have injector pulse?

Post up a wiring diagram and I can figure it for ya.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,448
Posted By ZVOLV
$5 on a test lamp and $5 on a noid light would go...

$5 on a test lamp and $5 on a noid light would go a long way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By ZVOLV
Yep. Just trying to save you the $50 or whatever...

Yep. Just trying to save you the $50 or whatever it is on a replacement if its NOT the problem. There could be break between the relay and the tail lamp.

Corrosion on the tail lamps could also fry...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By ZVOLV
Dont trust LH codes. About the only one that's...

Dont trust LH codes. About the only one that's usually legit is the mixture code. Maybe the MAF one too, sometimes...

Hot stall makes me think powerstage or crank sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By ZVOLV
The cable is probably misadjusted. You may have...

The cable is probably misadjusted. You may have already fried it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By ZVOLV
Nick, Look at that wiring diagram. Learn to...

Nick,

Look at that wiring diagram. Learn to read one. It's been posted for you.

Key On, Pin 14 at bulb failure relay (B) should illuminate a test lamp. QUIZ If so, which pin at that relay...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By ZVOLV
A wiring diagram and a test lamp is what you...

A wiring diagram and a test lamp is what you need. It could be the bulb failure relay. Its red and round.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,001
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have the correct injectors? If you dont...

Do you have the correct injectors? If you dont have a resistor pack, or high rez injectors, you will fry the injector driver and it can result in a "always on" injector situation. Toss a noid light...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By ZVOLV
Voltage drop test would be the proper diag method.

Voltage drop test would be the proper diag method.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you use upper case letters in university? ...

Do you use upper case letters in university?

Air leaks sometimes can be found spraying around with brake cleaner and seeing if the engine changes idle speed.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By ZVOLV
What is an ECU diaphragm?

What is an ECU diaphragm?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,913
Posted By ZVOLV
Does it run yet?

Does it run yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By ZVOLV
Stranger **** has happened on No Pants Island!

Stranger **** has happened on No Pants Island!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By ZVOLV
Intermittent "no power" on hard acceleration. 740 Turbo

1991 740 Turbo. Every once in a while, when I slam the throttle open, it just bogs down and the engine wont rev. If I get off the throttle and back into it, it will usually work fine.

I haven't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,282
Posted By ZVOLV
You gotta pull the radiator.

You gotta pull the radiator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,282
Posted By ZVOLV
Ding ding ding! Undertorqued crank pulley...

Ding ding ding!

Undertorqued crank pulley will do that. I use the crank holder tool and a 3 ft breaker bar to tighten it. Or the 1/2" impact.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,282
Posted By ZVOLV
Its easy to make it too tight. You dont wanna be...

Its easy to make it too tight. You dont wanna be able to "play the harp" tight, but not so loose it will slip either. Another trick with timing belts is to use those black metal paper clips (the ones...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,282
Posted By ZVOLV
Under tension can cause it to slip and strip...

Under tension can cause it to slip and strip teeth. I knock the tensioner tight with a flathead screwdriver and a hammer. The spring isn't good enough.
Forum: events 01-19-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,630
Posted By ZVOLV
http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albu...

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=369&pictureid=3304
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By ZVOLV
Green tops are low rez injectors. If you dont run...

Green tops are low rez injectors. If you dont run a rez pack= fried ECU.

MAF=AMM

Toughest part of the swap will be the oil feed, oil drain and the exhaust downpipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By ZVOLV
Grab the resistor pack for those stock injectors....

Grab the resistor pack for those stock injectors. On driver fender by the battery. Cut a good pigtail for it. And snip a MAF wiring pigtail too!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,300
Posted By ZVOLV
Here ya go: https://youtu.be/YJgZHAsK4hs

Here ya go:


https://youtu.be/YJgZHAsK4hs
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,089
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice! A test lamp may have revealed a poor...

Nice!

A test lamp may have revealed a poor amount of current. A meter can show 12v, but there may not be enough current to operate the circuit. A test lamp may NOT have illuminated.

Or, maybe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By ZVOLV
Your vehicle has antennae?

Your vehicle has antennae?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,089
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have power to the hall sensor?

Do you have power to the hall sensor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By ZVOLV
A ticking noise on acceleration can be exhaust...

A ticking noise on acceleration can be exhaust leak at the cylinder head to exhaust manifold gaskets.
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