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Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,595
Posted By Mbeas96
Yeah, it was my daily...not any longer lol. I've...

Yeah, it was my daily...not any longer lol. I've been super busy and this came up right in the middle of a career transition. I have yet to pull the turbo off, but it'll get a stock 16t in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,538
Posted By Mbeas96
Or 16t :-P Maybe not so easy to rebuild...in...

Or 16t
:-P
Maybe not so easy to rebuild...in my past experience.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,595
Posted By Mbeas96
A question I missed; no smoke out the exhaust...

A question I missed; no smoke out the exhaust during idle, cruise (no matter what rpm or speed) , or deceleration. The few times I initially laid into it, which was after the "recommended 150-200...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,595
Posted By Mbeas96
Wow, there is certainly a lot more discussion on...

Wow, there is certainly a lot more discussion on this thread than I anticipated. I've been busy with work lately, but I'm all for taking apart and reassembling. Thinking back, during the re assembly...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,595
Posted By Mbeas96
It was a super back rebuild kit. But I'm now 100%...

It was a super back rebuild kit. But I'm now 100% certain that I did some thing wrong putting it back together. I'm always hesitant posting here, but every time, great info is shared. Thanks again...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,595
Posted By Mbeas96
Well darn, I was concerned at first inspection...

Well darn, I was concerned at first inspection afterwards, but after some googling I was brought to believe it was normal...so I thought.

I believe it was 48 in/lbs or similar, but yep. Torqued to...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,595
Posted By Mbeas96
So, the drain is a stainless steel braided hose...

So, the drain is a stainless steel braided hose going into the yoshifab block fitting with a AN fitting. I made sure everything was clear, stuck a screwdriver thru the block fitting and took off the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,595
Posted By Mbeas96
Either way my car is coming apart today, happy...

Either way my car is coming apart today, happy Father's day! I'll eventually take the turbo apart and see what all the fuss is about...for the meantime I'm sure it'll be easy to acquire a stock 15g...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,595
Posted By Mbeas96
17702 I wish I would've taken more pics...but...

17702
I wish I would've taken more pics...but here the shaft is before I cleaned it. Fresh out the 16t

I should note though, it is a beast. It boosts fast and strong. It was at 23psi holding...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,595
Posted By Mbeas96
If you look at the first? Pic, I'm not sure,...

If you look at the first? Pic, I'm not sure, tried to upload thru tb but doesn't look like there showing unless you click on it, you can see the 1mm edge around the inside of the chra compressor side...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,595
Posted By Mbeas96
Fudged up my turbo rebuild...

TL;DR - rebuilt 16t, upgraded to 19t wheel and cover, now blowing ton of oil out of turbo.

Not to long ago I was having an issue with burning oil, mostly idling (smokey exhaust) but also on decel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mbeas96
I have acquired the new Bosch o2, but I've taken...

I have acquired the new Bosch o2, but I've taken the opportunity to try and tackle my oil leak issues. Along with servicing and upgrading the pcv. So it'll be back together soon, hopefully running...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,825
Posted By Mbeas96
Yes, thank you for this.

Yes, thank you for this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mbeas96
Since it seemed relatively fine, I decided to...

Since it seemed relatively fine, I decided to drive to work and again, on the interstate probably 25 miles into the trip I look down and the wideband reads 10.0


It still leans out on decel, but...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
Started having a driving issue, possibly a bad o2...

Started having a driving issue, possibly a bad o2 sensor, not exactly sure, but also had a leaking injector where it connects to the fuel rail.
Here's the non performance thread......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mbeas96
So tested the o2 again: Cold start- the o2 was...

So tested the o2 again:
Cold start- the o2 was only reading .06v and cold idle was choppy, smelled like gas and idled at 10.0

After warming to operating temp after 10 minutes or so the voltage...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mbeas96
I am still using the original o2 sensor in the...

I am still using the original o2 sensor in the stock location on a 3" downpipe. I have a wide band just for display so I don't blow up.

Sounds like the o2 has died. Hopefully right? I'll double...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mbeas96
Test drive just now, seems to be different now,...

Test drive just now, seems to be different now, maybe the injector leak was partially the problem?

While cruising, afrs now range from 13-16...still not normal. When coming off idle hitting the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mbeas96
O2 problem?

1990 745 lh2.4

Otw home the other day, on the interstate about half way thru my 30 mile trip, my wideband shows 10.0 while cruising. Thinking that can't be right as the car feels normal, come to a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,686
Posted By Mbeas96
After we put my engine together, including the...

After we put my engine together, including the return hose, we found threads suggesting to cut the hose shorter. To help in staying unclogged.

I could see how it would help as the hose gets...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
Oh and btw. The Do it your self ceramic coating I...

Oh and btw. The Do it your self ceramic coating I used, is already is burning off. Maybe if I sanded/blasted the rust completely off and primed it it would've stuck better.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
I always tend to think the worst. Especially when...

I always tend to think the worst. Especially when I do things myself. I took a peek under the car. I ran it for probably 10 minutes, idling, with me under it and no obvious drips occured, but it is...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
Quickly put everything back together and was...

Quickly put everything back together and was looking around the engine bay, it seems the oil filler cap is leaking profusely. It is a Volvo brand seal, but It has 60k miles. Then....I'm pretty sure...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
Meh, cars been a headache recently. It started...

Meh, cars been a headache recently. It started with my 012 AMM wanting to grenade my motor by not enriching in boost. At all. So I decided, while I find another 012, I'll stick the 016 back in. So I...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By Mbeas96
What's an alarm without an alarm?

What's an alarm without an alarm?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By Mbeas96
I guess I didn't mention, but I pulled the...

I guess I didn't mention, but I pulled the battery before swapping them. Drove for about 30 miles before trying to boost.

Last night I swapped the fuel injectors back to the t5s for now. I don't...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By Mbeas96
It seems the boost enrichment issue is down to...

It seems the boost enrichment issue is down to the 012. I've put the 016 back on along with the green giants. And it definitely enriches. Too much I'd say, shooting quickly below 10, makes the engine...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By Mbeas96
I'll definitely shoot you a pm, interested in...

I'll definitely shoot you a pm, interested in seeing different chip options anyways. They are not your chips.

They are the all green body 42lbs? Injectors from the s60r, I only chose these as...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By Mbeas96
No Boost Enrichment? 012, s60r injectors, 19t

My car is - 1990 745 lh2.4, 012 AMM, s60r 42lb injectors, 19t, 3" open exhaust, chipped 9xx series fuel computer, stock black box ezk (no chip) AEM UEGO wide and o2

I have only driven ~100 miles...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mbeas96
That what it seems. I had already acquired the...

That what it seems. I had already acquired the rebuild kit and bigger compressor wheel, so I went for it.

I can't say the turbine was covered in oil, but there were definitely wet spots in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mbeas96
Update - No more smoke out the exhaust and there...

Update - No more smoke out the exhaust and there does not seem to be any more oil loss. Roughly 70 miles on the rebuilt 16t-19t conversion
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
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Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,946
Posted By Mbeas96
Damn

Damn
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
Man, do I feel like a noob. It was right in front...

Man, do I feel like a noob. It was right in front of my face.

What's up with people splicing wires when installing an o2?

The Mustang/aftermarket one doesn't come with a connector and has to...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
And just so pictures show on page 5....I had a...

And just so pictures show on page 5....I had a difficult time getting number 4 injector to seal against the fuel rail. Brand new o rings, so I'm not sure why, but regardless, I recieved 5 s60r...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
Ya know i forgot to mention. It's loud as ****. A...

Ya know i forgot to mention. It's loud as ****. A throaty turbo tractor. I wonder what WOT sounds like. I almost died laughing when i first started it.

For the time being I'll get a long 3" pipe...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
Okay, so back to the turbo rebuild...I say it...

Okay, so back to the turbo rebuild...I say it went smoothly, but in the end I thought the wheels didn't turn freely enough. They spun without hitting or rubbing anything, but as soon as I let go they...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
I used a bfh to gain some clearance at the end of...

I used a bfh to gain some clearance at the end of the downpipe. Here's a better picture.
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Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,961
Posted By Mbeas96
Lh2.4 constantly tries to keep 14.7 at idle so...

Lh2.4 constantly tries to keep 14.7 at idle so 14.4 is just about perfect.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By Mbeas96
When my ezk failed it was a crank no start, it...

When my ezk failed it was a crank no start, it would sputter to life once in 50 cranks, might drive ten feet might drive 200, but never stayed running. Pops out the engine bay area and spark would...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
The only reason I say they assumed I had a rhd...

The only reason I say they assumed I had a rhd car is because it's on the drivers side. I agree with not having a reference to see where it would clear, but LHD drivers side has really no room...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
Cured the manifold and exhaust housing in the...

Cured the manifold and exhaust housing in the oven last night. Hopefully this stuff actually sticks, I used VHT header paint. It's supposed to be a ceramic coating that can withstand intermittent...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mbeas96
That's crazy. Would you say it is because it...

That's crazy. Would you say it is because it needs to be cleaned? If not, why would it start to smoke now and not before?

I'm all for changing to a more factory style airbox, but my intercooler...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mbeas96
Really? Too late, turbo is already apart and...

Really?

Too late, turbo is already apart and at the machine shop. It had some torn orings and alot of play.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mbeas96
A spectre cone filter. It was on the car when I...

A spectre cone filter. It was on the car when I bought it ~3 years ago.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
Keep working along...wrapped the top half of the...

Keep working along...wrapped the top half of the downpipe in titanium fiber glass exhaust wrap. I hate that stuff. But it's done.
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Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
I didn't get as much done today as I wanted, but...

I didn't get as much done today as I wanted, but I ended up running around all day with the family. I did get to break down the 16T and drop it off to a local machine shop.
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mbeas96
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Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,507
Posted By Mbeas96
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mbeas96
I'll definitely check it out. When I put in the...

I'll definitely check it out. When I put in the 16T 60k miles ago, it had in/out play, not excessive, but there. Hardly if any side to side, back then.
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