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Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 390
Posted By Dirty Rick
What parts do you have? You will need a Fuel...

What parts do you have?

You will need a Fuel pump (at least a 190LPH) and a pressure regulator. A 2 line system is best (supply & return).

An intake that has provisions for modern injectors or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Dirty Rick
Use a gauge to check the fuel pressure under...

Use a gauge to check the fuel pressure under load. Tape the gauge to the windshield so you can observe while driving.
If the level of fuel in the tank affects the car, look at the tank pump and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,139
Posted By Dirty Rick
Dixie-Musical-Car-Air-Horn-General-Lee-Dukes-of-Ha...

Dixie-Musical-Car-Air-Horn-General-Lee-Dukes-of-Hazzard-W-Easy-Install-Kit (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dixie-Musical-Car-Air-Horn-General-Lee-Dukes-of-Hazzard-W-Easy-Install-Kit/383239734223)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Dirty Rick
Only if it is a 945 and has a manual trans,...

Only if it is a 945 and has a manual trans, otherwise crush it.


A Megasquirt has an ignition system built in, it just needs coil(s).

Why are you wanting to Squirt it?
This is usually only...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,184
Posted By Dirty Rick
Inspect the valves and seats, clean off any...

Inspect the valves and seats, clean off any aluminum, knock off the sharp edges and send it.

If you have plenty of disposable income take it to a head shop.

But first does any spray cleaner...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By Dirty Rick
"I use Rotella in my 1980 MB 240D" T4 T5 or...

"I use Rotella in my 1980 MB 240D"

T4 T5 or T6 or the new gas truck oil?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2020, 02:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Dirty Rick
For clarity, For a boosted application the FPR...

For clarity, For a boosted application the FPR should always be manifold referenced so as boost rises the injectors don't get smaller.
The fuel pressure must increase to maintain the pressure...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Dirty Rick
You do not need a rising rate FPR for a MS...

You do not need a rising rate FPR for a MS install.

An Aeromotive A1000-6 will serve you well.
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/aei-13109/overview/

Or a Bosch Fuel Pressure Regulator...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Dirty Rick
If your motor is shedding metal, you need more...

If your motor is shedding metal, you need more than a magnet! :omg:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dirty Rick
Those tables are not a finished product and will...

Those tables are not a finished product and will likely need some tweaking. (Tweaking not wholesale changes)

If you look at your tables and the ones I sent you you will see the differences and...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dirty Rick
https://i.postimg.cc/YqMr2FTC/Screen-Shot-2019-05-...

https://i.postimg.cc/YqMr2FTC/Screen-Shot-2019-05-21-at-8-47-17-PM.png

This is the spark table from my project, I think yours is going to make the turbo glow like a lava lamp.

I don't make the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dirty Rick
Your fuel table is really rough and has some...

Your fuel table is really rough and has some bizarre numbers in some cells. Look at it in 3D view and it's like WTF?

Your AFR table is too lean (almost all of it) (1/2 point and more in some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Dirty Rick
I'd try some Armour All or Lemon Pledge first.

I'd try some Armour All or Lemon Pledge first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
I went through the whole system yesterday and the...

I went through the whole system yesterday and the 1983 wiring diagram is good and everything tests good.

Now to reassemble and test.

I may need a "programmer" which is a Combo blend door and...
Forum: showroom 12-25-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Dirty Rick
OK which of you PV guys did this

http://www.914world.com/bbs2/uploads/post-1623-1577266013.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
Thanks, testing tomorrow.. I hope it's warmer!

Thanks, testing tomorrow.. I hope it's warmer!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By Dirty Rick
B20 and a Megasquirt/MicroSquirt but not with old...

B20 and a Megasquirt/MicroSquirt but not with old style injectors, use newer style high impedance injectors. An in-tank pump or a swirl pot will give a good fuel supply.
Don't forget a TPS would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
I have that book, bought it just to do this...

I have that book, bought it just to do this repair, but it has no wiring diagram.
That v8volvo site link you sent got me the 83 wiring diagram and that got me to where I am.
My only real question...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
Except when they dont. ;-) I get the...

Except when they dont. ;-)

I get the impression ACC was only used for a couple of years and I'd guess it when through some change every year until it was replaced by ECC.
ACC was a mechanical...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 924
Posted By Dirty Rick
I used a GT3071R-WG Dual BB .63AR internal WG...

I used a GT3071R-WG Dual BB .63AR internal WG Doesn't constipate the motor and will rip the rear axle right out from under the car! :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
Another glitch in the drawing. #82 is the...

Another glitch in the drawing.

#82 is the coolant temp switch not the control temp sensor which is #83.

And the drawing does not show where the other wire to #82 goes (I have the white wire)....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
Sweet not 100% but a real working diagram ...

Sweet not 100% but a real working diagram Thanks! :)

The key does not list device #262 < on 83 drawing different from 82 makes me wonder if there are any changes for 84
Pink wire goes to this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
The Haynes manual #1550 was recommended, does it...

The Haynes manual #1550 was recommended, does it have a wiring diagram for the ACC system (not ECC)?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
Without a schematic I am rattling around in the...

Without a schematic I am rattling around in the dark bumping into walls. wasting my time.

I may have caused the hot wires by jumpering what I though were the coolant temp wires out at the heater...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
books4cars.com Had only an 83_TP30525-2 and...

books4cars.com Had only an 83_TP30525-2 and 86_TP30893_1_SM

Nothing for 84
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
I thought that the Climate control book would...

I thought that the Climate control book would have a schematic. I figured that the ACC would be covered separately instead of printing a complete wiring diagram of the whole car for each of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,061
Posted By Dirty Rick
I'd be concerned with the way the balancer is...

I'd be concerned with the way the balancer is keyed to the crank.
Some work may be prudent in that area.
The torque needed to make boost may overcome the OEM keying solution.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
OK got the programmer/servo out and the vacuum...

OK got the programmer/servo out and the vacuum chamber does not hold vacuum. Check valve on the back of the diaphragm was leaking. But it does not look complete? Is something missing? No Part # on it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
GOt the manual sadly it is a mechanical manual...

GOt the manual sadly it is a mechanical manual and has not wiring diagrams.

Blend door is not moving. I jumpered the temp switch wires at the heater valve and the blower comes on. The metal relay...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,125
Posted By Dirty Rick
There once was a man from Kent. With a dick so...

There once was a man from Kent.
With a dick so long it bent.
He stuck it in double, without any trouble.
And instead of coming he went.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,326
Posted By Dirty Rick
My point is things have to be verified, maybe...

My point is things have to be verified, maybe someone left the key out of the balancer.

Diagnosis is a logical progression verifying and eliminating factors.
Making any assumptions, it's likely...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,326
Posted By Dirty Rick
A Cold compression test is a go or nogo test and...

A Cold compression test is a go or nogo test and it passed, it has over 90# so it will fire up.
Get it hot and properly broken in (if not already) and re test hot.
If it was not pushing out oil or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,125
Posted By Dirty Rick
I would think that if the flat iron flywheels...

I would think that if the flat iron flywheels were a problem, a lot of guys on this board would have short legs.

How many are flogging a dog dish flywheel? Those are way more hazardous (in my...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,326
Posted By Dirty Rick
Did you get an invoice from the first shop?

Did you get an invoice from the first shop?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By Dirty Rick
Check your piston deck height the motor I just...

Check your piston deck height the motor I just built stuck the pistons out of the deck .015".
I used a Mahle gasket for clearance.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By Dirty Rick
I think fiddling with the plug wires and it...

I think fiddling with the plug wires and it starting was a coincidence.

I'd connect to the Motec and do a sanity check maybe a log and see what is happening if you can make it repeat. Intermittent...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 587,308
Posted By Dirty Rick
Drop tire pressure? It black tracked for quite a...

Drop tire pressure? It black tracked for quite a ways downtrack.
Screen door shocks for the front?
Needs a narrow rear axle and tubs so you can get rid of the stink bug attitude and transfer more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,125
Posted By Dirty Rick
I think you will find those are heat checks, and...

I think you will find those are heat checks, and will clean up with a resurface.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
I don't think the blend door is moving, I have...

I don't think the blend door is moving, I have not done any further diagnostics as I don't know how it is supposed to behave.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
Nice. THanks.

Nice. THanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By Dirty Rick
Check other thread for B21 manifold, mo betta. ...

Check other thread for B21 manifold, mo betta.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=350349
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,326
Posted By Dirty Rick
I will no longer install a cam without degree'ing...

I will no longer install a cam without degree'ing it. No guesswork or questions.

If you're going to do it, do it right.....

This policy paid off handsomely recently on a motor that was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
I am hesitant to tear into it without service...

I am hesitant to tear into it without service info. I got roped into working on it.
I installed a heater valve when I reinstalled the motor and it now has no heat.
Since the valve defaults to open...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
It appears no heat and some of the doors work. I...

It appears no heat and some of the doors work. I got defrost airflow but no heat.

I know the AC used to work, but it scares me that the pressure switch was taken out.

I need to spend some more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
Fan is run via MSquirt and the ACC doesm't need...

Fan is run via MSquirt and the ACC doesm't need it so I don't need it.

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
Pages 217 thru 299 (that cover ACC which is what...

Pages 217 thru 299 (that cover ACC which is what I have here Not ECC) are missing from TP31127-1

I am looking at the OZ docs, is there another source?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dirty Rick
Re-visiting this nightmare. Car is a somewhat...

Re-visiting this nightmare.
Car is a somewhat Frankenstein'd 84 760 at the minimum not the original motor.

I have a sensor under the #4 intake runner I don't see this on the ECC schematic I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By Dirty Rick
I would not use anything more abrasive than...

I would not use anything more abrasive than Scotchbrite.
Do not use sand paper as the hardened surface on the cam is very thin.
Do not try to polish out marks.
As long as nothing is sticking up...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-04-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,896
Posted By Dirty Rick
Another CAS option is to use a DIY trigger wheel...

Another CAS option is to use a DIY trigger wheel 24-1-1.
That can be used as a crank speed 12 tooth -1 for a fast sync.
Only that one input is needed for wasted sparks (as it is a missing tooth...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By Dirty Rick
Crush it. Next!

Crush it.

Next!
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