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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By aharres
Alright the tubes are in and they popped the...

Alright the tubes are in and they popped the frame rails right out. Felt super spooky when the frame yielded and the tube twisted. These tubes are unbelievably strong for how light they are.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By aharres
I leaned my seat back and it feels really good....

I leaned my seat back and it feels really good. My eyes are a solid inch below the mirror and I can see better. I'm staring right at the b pillar if I look left, but I can deal with that.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By aharres
I definitely have them in the right spot. I was...

I definitely have them in the right spot. I was just showing off how messed up my frame rails are. On the passenger side, there is just over half an inch between the brace and the frame rail. I know...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By aharres
Interesting you say that robert. I recently sat...

Interesting you say that robert. I recently sat in a vinyl seat where the bottom was blown out and I actually liked the seating position and how it felt like I was inside the seat and not sitting on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By aharres
I have the back of the seat all the way down and...

I have the back of the seat all the way down and the front of the seat all the way up like I do in every car. My legs and arms are at comfortable distances to the pedals and steering wheel so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By aharres
Question how do you tall people deal with the rear view mirror?

The rear view mirror is straight up at eye level for me and I have to duck my head down to see around it sometimes. I've been wondering about somehow replacing the mirror with a window mounted unit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
240: drains
Views: 270
Posted By aharres
Ah I see. My seams were all smashed up along with...

Ah I see. My seams were all smashed up along with my floors and frame rails and some of the drains have literally been pinched shut.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
240: drains
Views: 270
Posted By aharres
I'll try to see if I can find more stuff stuck in...

I'll try to see if I can find more stuff stuck in the rockers. I don't see any evidence of water leaking in from the windshield. I do know the rockers are filling with water and the water is coming...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 7
240: drains
Views: 270
Posted By aharres
drains

Are there supposed to be drains at the very front of the rockers on a 240? The furthest forward drain I see is on the side of the rocker behind that plastic plug inside the car. It seems like there...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 01:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By aharres
Yeah DD Ranch. Those are what I have. I might be...

Yeah DD Ranch. Those are what I have. I might be forced to get the volvo style braces. I originally bought the ipd ones, but as soon as I felt how heavy they were I decided to send them back and get...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By aharres
I took some pictures of my frame rails. Half of...

I took some pictures of my frame rails. Half of the metal around one of the passenger side trans crossmember frame nuts has rusted away. The last pic is with me holding the chassis brace up to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By aharres
lower chassis braces for a 240

I ordered the 240 lower chassis braces from yoshifab and when I went to install them, I discovered my frame rails are totally punched in like the car went over a rock or something and I won't be able...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By aharres
Not a lot, but it happens. I want to do something...

Not a lot, but it happens. I want to do something with the dead bulb. Another option would be turning the upper tail bulbs into additional brake lights. Then I could use the rear fog light switch as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By aharres
240 dual rear fog lights

I found a good way to enable both rear fog lights. I'm not sure how it's wired on other 240s, but on my 1992, the right rear fog light is wired (white/purp) all the way to a connector above the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,404
Posted By aharres
It makes sense. Seems like it will put more...

It makes sense. Seems like it will put more stress on the trailing arm bushings in hard corners or when one wheel is dropping.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,404
Posted By aharres
Dang... My trailing arm boxing plates literally...

Dang... My trailing arm boxing plates literally just arrived in the mail today. I didn't realize the arms were designed to twist. I have a 100% stock suspension and my rear arms are old and I found a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By aharres
You might be onto something :^)

You might be onto something :^)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By aharres
This spring is so perfectly formed that I really...

This spring is so perfectly formed that I really doubt it's bent. If I were to flip it upside down, it would look identical to that picture.

Ian found it rolling on the floor while we were pulling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By aharres
I appreciate the help, but I don't think that's...

I appreciate the help, but I don't think that's the spring. That spring has the top and bottom flattened. My spring is also bent (on purpose it seems). I think the spring I have was actually...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By aharres
I don't think this spring came from the shifter...

I don't think this spring came from the shifter linkage.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By aharres
It appears to be a small spring where one side is...

It appears to be a small spring where one side is compressed. Diameter is about 8mm. Maybe some sort of locking mechanism for a fastener?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By aharres
Question Does anyone recognize this

Hello. This part appeared at some point while I was removing the m47 from my car. Does anyone recognize it?



https://i.imgur.com/yBIBBpp.jpeg
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,592
Posted By aharres
On my wagon with fresh stock suspension and...

On my wagon with fresh stock suspension and factory replacement lesjofors springs (wagon rear, stiffer front), the 23/19mm combo has really hit the sweet spot where the rear end will stay planted...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By aharres
Is there some secret to scaling images in your...

Is there some secret to scaling images in your post?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By aharres
Question 240 rear spring clocking

Hello. I saw in another thread someone talking about clocking the rear springs on their 240. I was wondering if there is a specified way of clocking the springs. When I did my rear springs, I took...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By aharres
Nah there's no way I'm getting rid of these...

Nah there's no way I'm getting rid of these wheels. I need to post pics of them. Anyway I think it would do well with some 16.5mm spacers
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 623
Posted By aharres
driving experience with short gears

Hello. I have a 1992 240 wagon, naturally aspirated, with an m47, 3.31 gears, and 215/70R14 tires with a 25.8" rolling diameter (factory spec for a wagon is ~25.5" as far as I understand). I have a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By aharres
As far as I understand, the factory spec for a...

As far as I understand, the factory spec for a wagon is a 195/75R14 which has a 25.5" rolling diameter. So I'm only 0.3" over which gives me 0.15" less clearance than spec. My speedometer is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By aharres
33 ft lb makes a lot more sense. Thank you! I'll...

33 ft lb makes a lot more sense. Thank you! I'll make the correction in my book. I need to print out these pages in the green books.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By aharres
rear anti-roll bar torque specs

I'm looking for the torque spec for the smaller nut that mounts to the rear side of the rear anti-roll bar. I must be interpreting the hayne's manual wrong, because it looks like they specify 63 ft...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By aharres
:^) That's why I bought extended studs with fresh...

:^) That's why I bought extended studs with fresh nuts from Ben.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By aharres
Yeah that is pretty neat. Although with these...

Yeah that is pretty neat. Although with these wheels I barely have 3mm of thread showing.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By aharres
Nevermind I'm just gonna get spacers :^)

Nevermind I'm just gonna get spacers :^)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By aharres
I just measured the distance between the hub face...

I just measured the distance between the hub face and the inboard edge of the wheel. I guess I would call it the "inner offset". It's the exact same at 4" as the factory steel wheel. So it looks like...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By aharres
Is this enough clearance for my tire?

I've got a set of enkei 92's with 215/70R14 cooper cobras and the tire is really really close to the strut housing/lower spring seat. I bought a set of extended wheel studs and nuts thinking that I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By aharres
I had done some already with the heat gun. I...

I had done some already with the heat gun. I didn't feel the urge to wear a respirator though I'm usually sensitive to chemical smells. I was outside so I guess I was pretty well ventilated. Is there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By aharres
Warning about removing sound deadening

I'm in the process of removing the old sound deadening from my floors and the roof. I went for the wagon area center tub under the hatch first. I tried the dry ice method where you pulverize some dry...
Forum: showroom 10-04-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By aharres
Yeah I was looking at the wiring diagrams and...

Yeah I was looking at the wiring diagrams and that circuit will only get power with ignition in run/start. I couldn't find any writing on the wires which would indicate gauge, nor did I see anything...
Forum: showroom 09-30-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By aharres
Alright! Good to know you had a good experience...

Alright! Good to know you had a good experience with it. I can't wait to build my system. It'll be my first time doing this, but I think I'm going to have something that sounds really good.
Forum: showroom 09-29-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By aharres
I just ordered a kenwood ksc-sw11. We'll see how...

I just ordered a kenwood ksc-sw11. We'll see how I can get this thing to fit. It's the smallest power sub I could find. Seems like it'll have just enough power. Actually I should be able to use the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By aharres
Yeah I was planning on spraying a new coating on...

Yeah I was planning on spraying a new coating on it as the original coating has chips and I'm definitely going to wrap it. Heat management is a big goal of mine with this car.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By aharres
Fun stuff! Ok so I won't feel so bad hacking this...

Fun stuff! Ok so I won't feel so bad hacking this thing. Hopefully the Texas climate will be a little nicer to it :^)
Forum: showroom 09-27-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By aharres
I did a search for c70 subwoofer and found a...

I did a search for c70 subwoofer and found a pretty big 10 inch subwoofer. I'm trying to avoid adding a sub that big although it is cool that it's a nice oem dynaudio unit. Then I have to add an amp...
Forum: showroom 09-27-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By aharres
Yeah I think I remember seeing that thread. I...

Yeah I think I remember seeing that thread. I remember finding out about the bass shaker recently. I don't think the bass shaker will actually produce much of a clean sound. More like rattle stuff.
Forum: showroom 09-27-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By aharres
under-seat powered subwoofer

Has anyone fit a compact powered subwoofer under the passenger seat or rear bench in a wagon? My interior is out of the car right now so it's a bit hard to tell how much space I have in the rear, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By aharres
It's an NA header

It's an NA header
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By aharres
I forgot to mention: I have a volvo motor mount...

I forgot to mention: I have a volvo motor mount on the left, and a volvo heavy duty motor mount (for a diesel?) on the right. I was wondering if that was maybe tilting the engine and pushing the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By aharres
240 KL racing header

Hello. I've installed the KL racing header and I have some issues. The first issue seems easy, but I was wondering if other people ran into this. The welds on the head flange interfere with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,444
Posted By aharres
So I hear people talking about wearing out the...

So I hear people talking about wearing out the truetrac on long sweeping turns (on a race track pushing a lot of torque I assume) Is this a real concern? Given that my plans are to build a hot na...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,444
Posted By aharres
Yeah that's what I was imagining. Are the...

Yeah that's what I was imagining. Are the wavetracs still going to be on sale when they come back in stock?


I just picked up some of your studs and nuts and I'm still trying to decide on wheel...
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