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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By ZVOLV
California needs smog on anything 1976 or newer....

California needs smog on anything 1976 or newer. I saw a 1975 240 for sale the other day and the ad was gone 1 hour later.

I'm gonna need some chips too. With a bigger turbo and cam I will be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 318
Posted By ZVOLV
Keep in mind NOX will be higher if it needs...

Keep in mind NOX will be higher if it needs emission testing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By ZVOLV
Thumbs up Great. Thanks for the update. Sounds like the...

Great. Thanks for the update. Sounds like the electrical test method was incorrect if your pump indeed runs. Another good ground I use all the time is the tailpipe. I connect one end of my 10ft...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By ZVOLV
Does it run yet?

Does it run yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By ZVOLV
Doing too many bongs today?

:oogle:



Remove cylinder head and make sure piston 1 and piston 4 are TDC. NOW you can install flywheel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By ZVOLV
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 318
Posted By ZVOLV
Define the code.

Define the code.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By ZVOLV
Pull codes.

Pull codes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,982
Posted By ZVOLV
Time to buy a Corolla??

Time to buy a Corolla??
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By ZVOLV
Thumbs up I was surprised to hear a claim cleaning grounds...

I was surprised to hear a claim cleaning grounds or swapping MAF fixed an ECT code. I was gonna reply, but was waiting for the "code came back" post.

I fix electrical problems on modern cars with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,863
Posted By ZVOLV
Spray around and see if anything happens. I find...

Spray around and see if anything happens. I find sir leaks with a scan tool monitoring fuel trim data and some brake cleaner. Sometimes if you hit the right spot car will run much differently if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By ZVOLV
That ground could be bad and cause a low voltage...

That ground could be bad and cause a low voltage reading. Try another ground. Like the ring on the cig lighter.

Use a test lamp also. A meter won't show if there is inadequate CURRENT but may...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By ZVOLV
Front probing is bad!!!!!

Front probing is bad!!!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,863
Posted By ZVOLV
Intake grounds tight. Intake manifold tight?...

Intake grounds tight. Intake manifold tight? Spray around with brake cleaner, carb cleaner etc and see if you can get idle to change/stall/stumble.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By ZVOLV
Spark? Fuel inkector pulse and pressure?...

Spark? Fuel inkector pulse and pressure? Compression?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,863
Posted By ZVOLV
Air leaks probable. I use a smoke machine at the...

Air leaks probable. I use a smoke machine at the shop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By ZVOLV
Measure resistance at the ECU plug. Open it and...

Measure resistance at the ECU plug. Open it and back probe. Wiggle test too.

Measure new and old sensor. From pin to BODY of sensor on 2.4.

Drag test and inspect terminals. Corrosion!? I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By ZVOLV
Does it run on spray???? Click sig for method.

Does it run on spray???? Click sig for method.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By ZVOLV
Click me sig.

Click me sig.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,863
Posted By ZVOLV
Torquing hardware is rookie ****. Good luck...

Torquing hardware is rookie ****.

Good luck getting that out. If you have to you can oversize the hole and go with an insert or bigger bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,581
Posted By ZVOLV
Do diag! When it's a no start you gotta find out...

Do diag! When it's a no start you gotta find out if there is spark and/or injector pulse and go from there. A timing light is a great safe way to check spark. Parts stores sell noid light kits for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By ZVOLV
Air hammer

Air hammer
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By ZVOLV
EZK gets rpm signal from crank sensor and then...

EZK gets rpm signal from crank sensor and then sends a signal over to the LH box directly.

You could do voltage drop tests on connections, such as at the coil. Read on how to do.

You could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By ZVOLV
I would carry a noid light around and see if it's...

I would carry a noid light around and see if it's also a no fuel injector pulse situation at the same time.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,964
Posted By ZVOLV
When you find the answer please report back.

When you find the answer please report back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,246
Posted By ZVOLV
That's where a high end scan tool is very helpful...

That's where a high end scan tool is very helpful to look at the data.

Or a scope would have shown a good or bad waveform in this case.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By ZVOLV
Yeah I was wondering that too. Disconnect that...

Yeah I was wondering that too. Disconnect that wire and turn key on and recheck.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By ZVOLV
The ground wire on these also go bad. Use a meter...

The ground wire on these also go bad. Use a meter and do a voltage drop test on the ground circuit. Look up how to do a voltage drop test
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,246
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice! Also glad to hear the results of an...

Nice! Also glad to hear the results of an independent study on the role of the cam sensor on driveability on these cars.

Well you did the right thing and confirmed the wiring was good first.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,575
Posted By ZVOLV
Good find. Pics?

Good find. Pics?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By ZVOLV
Good find. Some Hondas are that way too. I've...

Good find. Some Hondas are that way too. I've seen them no start when the valve cover ground is disconnected or bad. Redblock isn't the same. It doesn't care about the valve cover ground.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By ZVOLV
Can you still turn the key? To remove lock...

Can you still turn the key? To remove lock cylinders on most cars you just turn they key to KP1 or KP2 (key position) and then poke a pick into a hole on the top or bottom of the cylinder housing and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,849
Posted By ZVOLV
So does this car start, or not? I can't...

So does this car start, or not? I can't understand....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By ZVOLV
My wanted ad here on tbricks for a M90 went...

My wanted ad here on tbricks for a M90 went without any replies or PM's.....

I had one once and it was nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,575
Posted By ZVOLV
If you can't get an engine to start why would it...

If you can't get an engine to start why would it make sense to make it more complicated and hack in some more electronics?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By ZVOLV
Buy a $5 Bluetooth OBD2 reader and check the...

Buy a $5 Bluetooth OBD2 reader and check the readiness monitors. When they pass, go to smog.

And if you fail smog you can go get the 60 day "ghetto badge" red temp reg.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By ZVOLV
Yes. 12v from anywhere. Such as right next door...

Yes. 12v from anywhere. Such as right next door from the terminal at the large wire at alt. Try it and report back.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By ZVOLV
M90 article. All you need to know... ...

M90 article. All you need to know...


http://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=94325
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By ZVOLV
Bad wiring likely. Slap 12v to exciter terminal...

Bad wiring likely. Slap 12v to exciter terminal once with a jumper wire and it should start charging. Run a new exciter wire from the firewall connector.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,096
Posted By ZVOLV
Spray the u joint with lube. I fixed a FWD Lexus...

Spray the u joint with lube. I fixed a FWD Lexus once that way.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,575
Posted By ZVOLV
What does your labscope say?

What does your labscope say?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By ZVOLV
Maybe it's the cam sensor.

Maybe it's the cam sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,096
Posted By ZVOLV
I think the lower ball joints can be put on...

I think the lower ball joints can be put on backwards and cause this.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,575
Posted By ZVOLV
It wont start because its in the wrong sub-forum.

It wont start because its in the wrong sub-forum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,246
Posted By ZVOLV
12v on two wires and ground on the third sounds...

12v on two wires and ground on the third sounds ok.

A scan tool, especially the factory level one, would be nice to have here and look at the data. I saw info on guys using an analog volt meter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By ZVOLV
Dual mass flywheels can separate and make noise.

Dual mass flywheels can separate and make noise.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,849
Posted By ZVOLV
Use starting fluid.

Use starting fluid.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,849
Posted By ZVOLV
Click my sig. I tell you how to spray ether...

Click my sig. I tell you how to spray ether directly into throttle body. WD40 isn't the best but may work. Brake cleaner or starting fluid works well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,290
Posted By ZVOLV
We have a machine that pushes into the master and...

We have a machine that pushes into the master and then also pulls out from each bleeder. Meh, people don't empty it so I don't use it. However, it works very well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,849
Posted By ZVOLV
O2 sesnor won't cause a no start. Bad MAF...

O2 sesnor won't cause a no start.

Bad MAF can cause a misfuel and a no start.

Fuel pressure fittings are difficult to come by on these so you have to get creative.

You can't measure current...
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