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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By DET17
James, indeed they did. I've got a complete...

James, indeed they did. I've got a complete pedal assembly which uses the cable tensioning to release the clutch. I can't tell you what year they terminated; I've only seen cable clutches in pre...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By DET17
Better be a smoothtop 93 wagon, for that asking. ...

Better be a smoothtop 93 wagon, for that asking. Methinks, they dream......... I've not seen a clean 2 series sedan fetch much more than $6K. 20K mile sedans, the exception from this comment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By DET17
OP, read the "stage zero" article..... everything...

OP, read the "stage zero" article..... everything you need answered, is there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By DET17
That could very well be true; I've got zero...

That could very well be true; I've got zero experience with Regina cars... thus far!

THEREFORE, my comments apply to the 90+ 7 series, and 92+ 9 series LH2.4 vehicles.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By DET17
Greenbook rear diff. setup for the 1031 will put...

Greenbook rear diff. setup for the 1031 will put you in contact with the install procedure. Preload of carrier bearings, and backlash are required. I've got some pertinent pics in my build thread...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By DET17
The short version of what Bob said: all these...

The short version of what Bob said: all these condenser and dryer switches are GROUND paths which enable the fan relay to run. When all the ground paths in the condenser are removed, the only...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,217
Posted By DET17
Were those OE Diesel springs? I wasn't aware the...

Were those OE Diesel springs? I wasn't aware the 7/9 had a HD spring upfront with a redblock...... so just guessing at the source.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 778
Posted By DET17
It will tell you when itís happy! A full boost...

It will tell you when itís happy! A full boost torque pull is all you need.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By DET17
How to remove the Volvo SLASH from a 7/9 grille?

Anyone had success with this? I'm having to cannibalize a couple grilles to build one decent DD version.

In particular, the stainless "chinese handcuffs" spring washers that engage the male pins...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,543
Posted By DET17
“ Best “ threads should be locked immediately ,...

“ Best “ threads should be locked immediately , by definition.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 778
Posted By DET17
Plan B = find a B204FT exhaust manifold and run...

Plan B = find a B204FT exhaust manifold and run the turbo in that down/aft location. Requires a Euro TB hookup......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By DET17
Thanks for that most excellent data. Facts are...

Thanks for that most excellent data. Facts are friendly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,594
Posted By DET17
I've run a FilterMag in my 70 Chevelle, ever...

I've run a FilterMag in my 70 Chevelle, ever since I wiped a cam lobe in my Lunati VOODOO cam (not enough ZDDP oil in the old school flat tappet engine was the cause). First pair of oil changes, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,006
Posted By DET17
That subframe contains the torque reaction of the...

That subframe contains the torque reaction of the rear end. When you are "banging gears" in a manual car, when your tires have grip and all that torque reacts with that tire applying the torque to...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,217
Posted By DET17
When your clutch starts to slip (if you turn up...

When your clutch starts to slip (if you turn up the boost), I've still got the 940 TDI clutch for sale. Per the M90 thread, it holds plenty of torque.

Nice work on the M90 conversion, you are...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 79,030
Posted By DET17
Yes sir.... intake runner length drives the...

Yes sir.... intake runner length drives the torque the engine will produce. While I've not written the equations to prove it to myself (compressible flow is a really tricky subject), every article...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By DET17
Agreed. The FPR location will definitely collide...

Agreed. The FPR location will definitely collide with the #1 intake runner.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By DET17
It does help, thanks. However, I was told those...

It does help, thanks. However, I was told those PNs were for B234's and perhaps B204FT rails. Doesn't have the typical dipped end that drops (to keep the FPR under the hoodline I think).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By DET17
Volvo images of B234 fuel rails

None of my typical vendor sites have images of any of the following fuel rails; all NLA in North America.

If you have the isometric projection views showing the differences, please put them in...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 50,393
Posted By DET17
Yes sir..... go BLUE as in the first car...

Yes sir..... go BLUE as in the first car posted.....that is a sweet color on your machine.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,502
Posted By DET17
Reach out to Mr. Yount. His LS3 Vette engine...

Reach out to Mr. Yount. His LS3 Vette engine swap is driven by wire.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By DET17
OP, if you are going R-134a, buy the yellow...

OP, if you are going R-134a, buy the yellow O-rings rather than the green ones (R12). Lubricate with mineral oil prior to buttoning up the system and evacuating.

Always - new O-rings, properly...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,255
Posted By DET17
Lowest $ route is clearly the dime-a-dozen B230F...

Lowest $ route is clearly the dime-a-dozen B230F intake & rail. Your old B21 will need the Kjet injector holes in the head plugged; I think STS makes those plugs for low cost.

Alternately, find...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,306
Posted By DET17
+1 I'll suggest you get the actual wiring...

+1

I'll suggest you get the actual wiring harness for your 242, and the other for the 960 engine management. Work between the two wiring diagrams to determine exactly what needs to be connected. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 23,378
Posted By DET17
Bitchin'! Like the look of that inline six. ...

Bitchin'! Like the look of that inline six.

Hope you have consulted well with Lankku..... he knows how to keep these whiteblocks alive.

Surprised to see just a pair of valve reliefs in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,199
Posted By DET17
Nice fab work on that light bar! Any concerns...

Nice fab work on that light bar! Any concerns about the cooling system function with that wall of LED lights?

If the T56 will handle the torque of LS, absolutely do it.

I daily a 9 series,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,040
Posted By DET17
All of us Engineers learned, when discussing...

All of us Engineers learned, when discussing compressible flow, that "the system determines the flow, not the fan (turbo)". I have no doubt what you describe is absolute truth..... you've changed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By DET17
Alternately, use the OEM designed 7/9 towing...

Alternately, use the OEM designed 7/9 towing system and the cool rectangular receiver. Zero attachment to the bumper and the gas charged supports are not a factor.

I've got one FS right now in my...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,040
Posted By DET17
How could a leaky China-bay turbo cause an idle...

How could a leaky China-bay turbo cause an idle issue? Certainly I understand leakage under load, but not at idle when his turbo is far off the operating "islands". Anyone with specific experience...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 79,030
Posted By DET17
So how many miles/km now on this combo? Curious...

So how many miles/km now on this combo? Curious how the bambino B21 is liking all that head flow?

Also, curious why you stayed with the long runner intake & custom built the TB attachment,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 204,381
Posted By DET17
Nope, not in this sedan. It is quickly...

Nope, not in this sedan. It is quickly approaching the FINISH LINE.......

There is however another project, slumbering in my shop, that will have a minimum of 5 cylinders and 20 valves. That is,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By DET17
Pics of the B204ft exhaust mani and turbo...

Pics of the B204ft exhaust mani and turbo location, might be valuable in this thread. Factory Engineers normally get it right..... or deal with a warranty nightmare.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By DET17
My son's 81 sedan had a totally cancerous battery...

My son's 81 sedan had a totally cancerous battery tray. I bought a replacement tray from NAPA which bolted into the location nicely. IIRC the tray was dipped in that semi-hard plastic coating, kind...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By DET17
So long as the entire oil drain is "male inside...

So long as the entire oil drain is "male inside female" as it descends. If your oil path encounters NPT threads, then, expect leaks at those junctions.

I ran one of the KINUGAWA -4 teflon oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By DET17
Before you SPIN the turbo, fill the top oil...

Before you SPIN the turbo, fill the top oil supply port with your engine oil. It will drain, but you want to ensure the bearings are wet before the turbine starts rotating it.

Since this is a plus...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 115,874
Posted By DET17
That "old school" trouble light brings back...

That "old school" trouble light brings back memories...... I know I've got burn scar tissue from the years of usage of a similar that Dad bought me for Christmas!

Nice fab work on those control...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,434
Posted By DET17
Per an Edelbrock tech article, when you retrofit...

Per an Edelbrock tech article, when you retrofit a non-EFI intake with injection, you ideally want the injector pointed right at the back of the intake valve. Sadly, with the 8V head (and factory...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By DET17
There are some surprising deals on eBay with...

There are some surprising deals on eBay with folks closing out stores, old stock. I usually search with the OEM part #
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,924
Posted By DET17
I've got a squirter block in the hoard which has...

I've got a squirter block in the hoard which has the Melling 96mm liners pressed into it. Seller told me he paid ~$75 a hole for the machining work. Post install the sleeves were then...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,434
Posted By DET17
That B21 intake would look (and work) even better...

That B21 intake would look (and work) even better with injector bungs welded in :nod:

Do you still have an old school head with injectors? Hope you will move past Kjet.... I think you would enjoy...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,557
Posted By DET17
What size TB is on that Nathan intake? I'll be...

What size TB is on that Nathan intake? I'll be curious how it transitions from idle to mid throttle (i.e. pulling away from a stop).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,161
Posted By DET17
Did you say your FPR (BOSCH 3.0 bar) is new? ...

Did you say your FPR (BOSCH 3.0 bar) is new?

Would be interesting to carry a spare plug, and when these NO START events occur, pull a wire and lay your spare plug on a nice ground..... crank and...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,881
Posted By DET17
Find the project threads from Homer (redblock...

Find the project threads from Homer (redblock exorcism) and another from the Full Banana ( A reasonable project). Both of these gents completed 240 5cyl. Conversions. Reading both threads will...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,040
Posted By DET17
I have the same BOSCH injectors running with my...

I have the same BOSCH injectors running with my 012 AMM, and I don't have pig rich idle, nor running. I currently have my boost set via MBC that stabilizes at 15 psi (no data logs, LH2.4), and am...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,728
Posted By DET17
Further to this point; my 92 940 with brand new...

Further to this point; my 92 940 with brand new IAC valve ($$$) and a confirmed "click" TPS still wouldn't idle. The culprit was the connector at the TPS.... inside the rubber boot, the pins pulled...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By DET17
Art, you are STILL the man. Probably not a...

Art, you are STILL the man. Probably not a better electrical resource on the 2 series than you are. Kudos.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 115,874
Posted By DET17
Damn! Mungo impressed..........

Damn! Mungo impressed..........
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By DET17
I'll presume you modified the in tank pump only? ...

I'll presume you modified the in tank pump only? Since the fuel sits at a lower elevation to the chassis pump, you should not have any delay if you chassis pump function is proper. The tank pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By DET17
The 2 most basic "no spark" causes...... the CPS...

The 2 most basic "no spark" causes...... the CPS and the power stage. Renew them to restore OE reliability to your ignition. I'm presuming you mean no START, not no CRANK.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,645
Posted By DET17
My old 89, still making me proud! LONG may you...

My old 89, still making me proud! LONG may you run.........
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