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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By hessam69
Thanks a lot. So it doesn't matter whether...

Thanks a lot.

So it doesn't matter whether LHD or RHD?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 29
Posted By hessam69
RHD brake bleeding sequence

Hi,

Whenever I bleed the brakes in my RHD 240's (I have a few) I have always triggered the brake failure warning lamp in the distribution block. I'm certain I'm doing it incorrectly since I am not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By hessam69
Where do you probe to measure the voltage when...

Where do you probe to measure the voltage when talking about the cluster lighting?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By hessam69
You will need to remove the door trim to find out...

You will need to remove the door trim to find out what is going on. Possibly the rod has disconnected from the handle
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By hessam69
Don't get it in the cam bearing surfaces or else...

Don't get it in the cam bearing surfaces or else it will lock the cam up once it cures
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By hessam69
Hesitation on take off

Hi,

I have a 1993 940 with B230FB engine with LH 2.4 AW71.

I have always had a problem with the engine where the car runs well, however more than half the time, when I go to leave the traffic...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By hessam69
The actual measured SCR for a B230F is more...

The actual measured SCR for a B230F is more around 9.3:1

Not so much the advertised 9.8:1
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By hessam69
Do you have any more multi x wheels for sale?

Do you have any more multi x wheels for sale?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By hessam69
I'm interested to learn what the dish size is on...

I'm interested to learn what the dish size is on the OEM factory fitted B230F pistons, I know the advertised SCR is 9.8:1, but I have read here that when measured it is more around 9.3:1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By hessam69
Thank you very much, this helped. My problem was...

Thank you very much, this helped. My problem was also the fan speed resistor, I changed it, now my fan works and my non-functioning AC works too. There must be a load sensor for protection.

Thanks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By hessam69
Heater fan speed problem

Hi,

I have a 1992 940GL with manual MCC air conditioning.

The fan only works on speeds 3, 4 and 5. Not on 1 and 2. I swapped the control unit with one from another 940, and it doesn't solve the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By hessam69
I fixed mine by replacing the lighter with...

I fixed mine by replacing the lighter with another used one
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,397
Posted By hessam69
What to upgrade on suspension

Hi,

I have a standard 1990 240 sedan which I'd like to improve the handling.

Without fitting coilovers, what are the struts and bushings to get? I already have kings lowering springs. I'd like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,926
Posted By hessam69
Also, I don't see the point in lying about...

Also, I don't see the point in lying about anything, he doesn't seem like the type. I'm not sure what he would get out of doing so
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,926
Posted By hessam69
So you're saying 109,000 miles a year for 11...

So you're saying 109,000 miles a year for 11 years is not true? There were days he would drive 600 miles a day. The man enjoyed driving
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By hessam69
Yes, all that is correct. The engine runs quite...

Yes, all that is correct. The engine runs quite well save for the pinging and occasional (only in very hot weather) dieseling. It has only done 125,000 miles.

So I'm wrong to assume a faulty knock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By hessam69
Yes you can hear the ping very easily. I'll swap...

Yes you can hear the ping very easily. I'll swap another knock sensor in.

So what would I do next? Pull the head?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,926
Posted By hessam69
I call bull***t

I call bull***t
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By hessam69
It's not needed. The standard coil is more...

It's not needed.

The standard coil is more than good enough
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By hessam69
Not all cars prime the fuel pump with the...

Not all cars prime the fuel pump with the ignition in KPII
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By hessam69
Be glad it happened then and not on the highway....

Be glad it happened then and not on the highway. Preventative medicine is the best cure
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By hessam69
I think that would be correct.

I think that would be correct.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By hessam69
What is your email address I will show you a...

What is your email address I will show you a picture
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,409
Posted By hessam69
This is very simple. Until you remove the...

This is very simple.

Until you remove the pan to replace the filter, you will have no idea of its condition. It will also give you a chance to clean the pan, replace the gasket, and maybe the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By hessam69
You can still drive. It will just mean an awful...

You can still drive. It will just mean an awful lot of play in the shift linkage
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,305
Posted By hessam69
Have the exhaust manifold ceramic coated, it...

Have the exhaust manifold ceramic coated, it keeps the heat inside and gets greater thermal efficiency. Works for me
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By hessam69
I guess I could swap the knock sensor from my...

I guess I could swap the knock sensor from my other to test it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By hessam69
Intermediate shaft fell out

I was changing my cam and crank seal (B230E) and when I went to remove the intermediate shaft pulley so I could remove the seal, I noticed the entire shaft pulled out of the block.

Is this normal?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By hessam69
Thanks. So there is no sure fire way to test...

Thanks.

So there is no sure fire way to test the knock sensor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By hessam69
1990 240 pinging, dieseling, running not the best

I have a 1990 240 with 125,000 miles and since I have owned it it has shown signs of slight pinging under load, running on for a second after shut down and not having the same performance of my other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,409
Posted By hessam69
I have never had a transmission pan I wasn't able...

I have never had a transmission pan I wasn't able to undo the nut on.

Key tips: soak the nut first, I use wurth HHS 200 spray grease, the more the better, do it hot so it soaks in better

Get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By hessam69
The slip rings are different diameters on some...

The slip rings are different diameters on some alternators. 28mm and 32mm
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By hessam69
I would like to ask also, what is the point of a...

I would like to ask also, what is the point of a lighter flywheel? In motorcycles, it's common to add a heavier flywheel, to smooth the powerband and make the engine more tractable.

Why is this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By hessam69
I thought the BW55 was a three speed

I thought the BW55 was a three speed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,409
Posted By hessam69
I am not in the if it ain't broke don't fix it...

I am not in the if it ain't broke don't fix it group of mechanics.

I like to fix things before they break, therefore I do on all my cars change the AT filter. OP: Soak the dipstick tube nut. Use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,409
Posted By hessam69
First you have to spray penetrating fluid between...

First you have to spray penetrating fluid between the two nuts on the dipstick tube to the pan.. Who knows when they were last undone, if ever

I have removed the pan both ways, and I prefer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By hessam69
Does your car have two fuel tanks or one?...

Does your car have two fuel tanks or one? Auxiliary tank is mounted in the trunk
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,104
Posted By hessam69
What is the advantage of doing this?

What is the advantage of doing this?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,808
Posted By hessam69
With a new head gasket and head machine, I...

With a new head gasket and head machine, I wouldn't be suprised if the compression went over 200psi. I've had one measure 210
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By hessam69
True, but they get up to temperature faster than...

True, but they get up to temperature faster than the clutch fan engines
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By hessam69
Show a picture of the bores. Are the hone marks...

Show a picture of the bores. Are the hone marks visible?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By hessam69
Sorry, the tach works, but what I meant was it...

Sorry, the tach works, but what I meant was it isn't very accurate (for example when shifting, it moves a lot and isn't steady like say an autometer tach).

Basically big changes in the rpm make it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By hessam69
Tachometer fix update

Hi,

Is there any way to bring the 1990 240 tachometer into the 21st centuty ie, less jumpy and bouncy? It is much more solid and accurate in my 940.

Thank you
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,924
Posted By hessam69
What are we looking at here?

What are we looking at here?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,472
Posted By hessam69
clean throttle body

clean throttle body
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,909
Posted By hessam69
What was a mistake, was letting the fluid get...

What was a mistake, was letting the fluid get that bad. Which means it was never changed. That's what caused the death, a lack of fluid and filter changes
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,060
Posted By hessam69
If you change the oil every six months, it won't...

If you change the oil every six months, it won't have a chance to block the oil trap again but do clean the flame trap every couple of years
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,443
Posted By hessam69
Jack up the rear of the car, start the engine and...

Jack up the rear of the car, start the engine and select a gear. See if both wheels turn freely

If only one does, put that side back on ground and jack the opposite side to free it up if it is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,794
Posted By hessam69
Why did you delete the charcoal canister? It...

Why did you delete the charcoal canister?

It must have been there for a reason
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By hessam69
Better yet replace that plastic and corroded fuse...

Better yet replace that plastic and corroded fuse holder with a waterproof fuse holder you can buy it from radio shack
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