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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By Natural244
I had the same color code for my 940 and I got it...

I had the same color code for my 940 and I got it at paintscratch.com. Just checked and they still list it. You just need to match the 402 part.

Edit - NVM it is code 412 which is green-blue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,525
Posted By Natural244
My 97 did this, turned out to be the relay under...

My 97 did this, turned out to be the relay under the fan shroud. Look dead center and you'll see it along with the fan relays. There a 3 relays there and one of them is the master fuel injector...
Forum: showroom 09-23-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 943
Posted By Natural244
Heacock Classic VIR 2018

Spent yesterday with my kids up at VIR for the Heacock Classic. Always a cool venue and great place to get to talk to some of the car owners and wander the paddock. I even entered the Volvo 855R in...
Forum: events 04-24-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,188
Posted By Natural244
Closest place I can think of around here is VIR...

Closest place I can think of around here is VIR about 1 1/2 hour drive north of Raleigh, or Charlotte MS.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 120,405
Posted By Natural244
I had a lostartof downpipe on my 940, not v-band...

I had a lostartof downpipe on my 940, not v-band clamp just a normal conical flange and at some point I had to have it repaired because I didn't use the bracket on the bellhousing and it cracked...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,736
Posted By Natural244
I have a bolt on solution that I had made for my...

I have a bolt on solution that I had made for my 19T that I never got around to using. It will work for a 15g flat flange. Willing to sell it if anyone is interested. This would be for a 3" DP.
...
Forum: showroom 03-01-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 3,942,133
Posted By Natural244
Here ya go.... ...

Here ya go....

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f155/Natural244/My%20Cars/1992%20Mercedes-Benz%20300E/IMG_20150207_104214710_HDR_zpsak8ymxju.jpg...
Forum: showroom 01-12-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 3,942,133
Posted By Natural244
Picked this up in August last year to replace my...

Picked this up in August last year to replace my Mercedes 300E as a daily driver. 1997 855R with 140,xxx miles (odometer wasn't working is now). Bone stock except for wheels and a mild tune. So...
Forum: showroom 10-16-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 3,942,133
Posted By Natural244
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f155/Natural244/...

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f155/Natural244/My%20Cars/Volvo%20855%20R/IMG_20160718_175451643_zpsequbqsel.jpg

I've had this for several months now. Yes, WWD but it was on my bucket list of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,023
Posted By Natural244
Thanks, after posting this I did a little...

Thanks, after posting this I did a little searching (should have done that before posing the question) and believe my case is the seals, symptoms are similar. Only smokes on idle or coming off the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,023
Posted By Natural244
No to derail, but how do you determine if some...

No to derail, but how do you determine if some smoke at idle is seals, rings or turbo seals?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,023
Posted By Natural244
Had this issue with my 97 850 R, got a rebuilt...

Had this issue with my 97 850 R, got a rebuilt from above mentioned company for $99 plus return of core and solved issue. They even supply the required tool (hard to find torx size) which also has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,681
Posted By Natural244
^^^ This, just did this on my son's Jeep. Didn't...

^^^ This, just did this on my son's Jeep. Didn't want to damage the ball joint with a pickle fork. Really need to hit like you mean it and more than a few times.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,009
Posted By Natural244
Looks like the ones I have, I say they are RG. ...

Looks like the ones I have, I say they are RG. Are they 5x108 bolt pattern?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,988
Posted By Natural244
Try this: ...

Try this:

https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/ElectricalInstruments.htm#ReplacingInstrumentClusterLamps
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By Natural244
Just went through this on my 945 rear door. I...

Just went through this on my 945 rear door. I had an older 740 donor door of unknown vintage but probably late 80s, the only issue I had was the working harness connector into the door jamb was not...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,481
Posted By Natural244
Sounds like the easiest choice to try. Otherwise...

Sounds like the easiest choice to try. Otherwise it is disassembly time again :-(
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,481
Posted By Natural244
Pin? If you are talking about the pin on the...

Pin? If you are talking about the pin on the exhaust housing to guide the center section, yes because there are no gaps.



Correct, only the compressor wheels are different. Only other...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,481
Posted By Natural244
15g -> 19t problem, seeking advice

I took a stock 15g straight flanged turbo and converted it to a 19t, used a rebuild kit and had the CHRA machined to fit the new 19t wheel and sent it to be balanced. So far so good. When I put the...
Forum: showroom 07-19-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,954
Posted By Natural244
Nice to see the brace going on such a nice car!

Nice to see the brace going on such a nice car!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By Natural244
Don't have to pull the cluster. Put the key in...

Don't have to pull the cluster. Put the key in KPII and if the charging light isn't on the bulb is bad or bad circuit and most likely a bad solder joint. My cluster on my 940 has more electrical...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By Natural244
That is true, rev will solve the problem if the...

That is true, rev will solve the problem if the alt is good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By Natural244
If the bulb in the dash is out, little idiot...

If the bulb in the dash is out, little idiot light on the lower row for charging, this will cause the circuit to not excite the alt. Check the bulb in the dash.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,610
Posted By Natural244
Me too since I've had to re install a stock 13c...

Me too since I've had to re install a stock 13c to replace the 15G I broke last week.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,610
Posted By Natural244
No worries. This is something for me to play...

No worries. This is something for me to play with on minimal investment, I built the turbo from parts, some new some used. It has to be better than my 15G (which I destroyed last week, see post...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,610
Posted By Natural244
So lots of comments about welds. I'm happy with...

So lots of comments about welds. I'm happy with it and I'm happy someone built this for me as it is way better than I could do. Other than don't run this turbo.. no one has any pictures of a mitsu...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,610
Posted By Natural244
The new position of the compressor housing is...

The new position of the compressor housing is rotated 90* left so the inlet is off to the side. Had to do this so the waste gate actuator would connect to the waste gate. I'll get a picture of it...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,610
Posted By Natural244
The header was built for me, I though about...

The header was built for me, I though about welding it directly but this gives me some ability to reuse it should I need to replace the turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,610
Posted By Natural244
Built by member rj740t, super nice job on it.

Built by member rj740t, super nice job on it.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,610
Posted By Natural244
Question Any pics of 19T on a top mount header

Assembling my 19T and header for installation. Just wanted to see if anyone has a picture of a 19T installed on a top mounted header for reference. Realized I'm going to have to take of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By Natural244
Wouldn't I have noticed a decrease in...

Wouldn't I have noticed a decrease in performance/gas mileage/and other sundry issues with a clogged cat that I would notice over time?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By Natural244
Sure did. Funny how cars will stay away from you...

Sure did. Funny how cars will stay away from you and not tailgate or even pull up to your bumper at a stop when you look like you are on fire.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By Natural244
Question How common is it to break the turbo shaft

I was out in my 940 burning some excess tread on my rear tires as I'm getting ready to mount new tires and on my last attempt I noticed a pop sound. Well when I went to go home I realized I had lost...
Forum: showroom 02-13-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,060
Posted By Natural244
Nice and sounds good.

Nice and sounds good.
Forum: showroom 01-05-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,393
Posted By Natural244
Right back at ya.

Right back at ya.
Forum: showroom 01-05-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,393
Posted By Natural244
Here is a pic of my former 240 on B&G springs. ...

Here is a pic of my former 240 on B&G springs. Running 195/60 -15s

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f155/Natural244/Virgos/LeftSideafterSuspension.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 476,139
Posted By Natural244
Thanks, all things to check, as I said only about...

Thanks, all things to check, as I said only about 5 miles on the setup so very early just wanted to make sure I wasn't going to do some damage. I will get back on the AFRs as I said I was too...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 476,139
Posted By Natural244
Hi all, just joined the lostartof chips group.......

Hi all, just joined the lostartof chips group.... Have been running Fred's chip for several years now and just go around to installing a set (EZK and ECU) lostartof chips. Basic setup on my 940T is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,261
Posted By Natural244
Glad I'm not the only one that does this :)

Glad I'm not the only one that does this :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,261
Posted By Natural244
Breaker bar on the bolt and use the starter to...

Breaker bar on the bolt and use the starter to bump it against the ground. You are going to need a new crank gear if the key is shorn. I have one here in Raleigh (used round tooth) if you need it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,255
Posted By Natural244
Any info on how you wired this? Thanks.

Any info on how you wired this?

Thanks.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 231,205
Posted By Natural244
Nope, don't know about a brown wagon. I haven't...

Nope, don't know about a brown wagon. I haven't seen one around
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 231,205
Posted By Natural244
Did Donald at Henry's (the one right off East...

Did Donald at Henry's (the one right off East Millbrook Rd.) work on your car? He just fixed my down pipe about 2 weeks ago. He must wonder about the Volvos....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,677
Posted By Natural244
On the 940, there is a support bracket under the...

On the 940, there is a support bracket under the mani, you will need to remove the bolt on that too. Itmos a pita to get back and aligned when you go put the bolt back in.
Forum: showroom 05-25-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 64,712
Posted By Natural244
I like this, I'm interested in how durable it is....

I like this, I'm interested in how durable it is. I did my 940 with Rustoleum (satin black) several years ago and it has held on nicely but is oxidizing. What kind of prep work did you have to do? ...
Forum: showroom 05-15-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,358
Posted By Natural244
They can be had from eBay ...

They can be had from eBay
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 231,205
Posted By Natural244
Yeah but didn't BAE build the Comet (first jet...

Yeah but didn't BAE build the Comet (first jet passenger plane) which had metal fatigue issues :-P
Forum: showroom 05-01-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,017
Posted By Natural244
Sorry for the lose. Any info on how you embedded...

Sorry for the lose. Any info on how you embedded the Hella lights in the bumper? I really like that look.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,192
Posted By Natural244
Maybe I should have been more clear in my...

Maybe I should have been more clear in my request. I don't need the plastic strip, don't want. What I need are stickers for the symbols so that I can stick them above/below in the general vicinity...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,192
Posted By Natural244
Along the same lines, I have spent time searching...

Along the same lines, I have spent time searching for this too, but I'm looking for the actual decals/stickers for the various symbols to place on a customer cluster. Anyone have any leads on this?
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