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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By gsellstr
OD is more vehicle speed related from what I've...

OD is more vehicle speed related from what I've seen. You mention really light throttle and the OD will disengage...sounds more like the throttle cable isn't adjusted correctly or has snapped.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By gsellstr
A friend did, said they were decent, never saw...

A friend did, said they were decent, never saw them in person.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,726
Posted By gsellstr
Yup, that's correct on the part numbers. They...

Yup, that's correct on the part numbers. They combined the 3121's into a single 4775 a few years ago, but they haven't done the 3120's for some reason. Fun fact, that 4775 is the same bushing as the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely does sound like the computer is hosed...

Definitely does sound like the computer is hosed if it's locking the injectors on, thankfully meaning the harness is hopefully ok.

Definitely worth checking the injectors as mentioned as well as...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-09-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,330
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Posted By gsellstr
Perhaps I'm misunderstanding, but I've been able...

Perhaps I'm misunderstanding, but I've been able to live tune using the Ostrich, and upload the tune to the ostrich while the engine is running.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,190
Posted By gsellstr
The 016 in there is correct for your car. The 007...

The 016 in there is correct for your car. The 007 is an LH2.2 MAF and is not correct, also will not be from a 90's anything for Volvo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By gsellstr
Is that 11v across the injector pins? If so,...

Is that 11v across the injector pins? If so, that's wrong, as that means the computer is grounding them. If that's between the supply voltage pin and ground, that's fine.
If that's across the pins,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By gsellstr
Chances are you've got a wire shorted to ground...

Chances are you've got a wire shorted to ground for the injector signal from LH, or a failed or incorrect LH computer. Hard telling what else has been hacked from the sounds of it. You might try...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
Not sure where you're at, but my local shop only...

Not sure where you're at, but my local shop only charges about $150 to retube and balance. Since you aren't doing joints, bearing, or any pressing, that should be all they are doing, shouldn't be...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
You want it to be maybe 3/4" out from fully...

You want it to be maybe 3/4" out from fully inserted, so yeah, you're pushing it with the limited insertion. Running it that way can lead to increased wear in the bushing and splines along with more...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
You can also put the diff yoke so the caps are...

You can also put the diff yoke so the caps are top and bottom, driveshaft caps will be on the sides. Then put a socket on the bottom cap, phone on that. That allows you to measure from the joint...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,849
Posted By gsellstr
Uh...3 gaskets stacked on each other? That ain't...

Uh...3 gaskets stacked on each other? That ain't right....

Filter screen to spacer, spacer to VB, VB to trans.
Forum: events 02-01-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,194
Posted By gsellstr
Hey, that's better than getting **** pics for...

Hey, that's better than getting **** pics for ones you haven't seen. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By gsellstr
I had similar issues as you did Dave, except my...

I had similar issues as you did Dave, except my idle pressure is fine, higher rpm's it doesn't climb like it used to. I used the stock hardlines, replaced the rubber, but swapped to AN to fit onto...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, it should. Maybe 1/4". Only difference is...

Yeah, it should. Maybe 1/4". Only difference is the isolation damping on the 960 plate.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
If you were to DIY the frame around it, fold the...

If you were to DIY the frame around it, fold the tabs under the bearing carrier, and trim just a touch of the rubber on the corners, that would alleviate the bolt issue entirely. It still wouldn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
I'm not sure your skill level, but...what about...

I'm not sure your skill level, but...what about taking some 1/8"x2" flat stock, bend it to match the curve of the bearing, and use that as a retainer? That would allow you to secure it still. Or,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, I'm really curious as well. Like ^^^^...

Yeah, I'm really curious as well. Like ^^^^ mentioned, I just made the rubber part round. Granted in a 140/240 the bearing carrier presses against the tunnel itself, instead of having the surround...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,709
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno on the 74 head being the best exhaust port....

Dunno on the 74 head being the best exhaust port. Maybe once you remove the restriction right behind the valve perhaps, where it necks from 35mm to what, maybe 20 at best? lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,709
Posted By gsellstr
There was also the emissions aspect of things,...

There was also the emissions aspect of things, that got progressively worse. Detune the engine so it flows less, and you'll get less from the tailpipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,709
Posted By gsellstr
First off, drop that head gasket thickness down....

First off, drop that head gasket thickness down. I found a BIG improvement in knock reduction on mine, going from a stock elring at around .048" crushed to a .035" Cometic. Allowed me another 6* of...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
Easy enough to crawl under and look for a 3"...

Easy enough to crawl under and look for a 3" instead of 3.5" shaft. Just gotta get back to the yards one of these days...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,508
Posted By gsellstr
IAT's would be an interesting one to log if you...

IAT's would be an interesting one to log if you can pull that from the MS logs. I remember way back, first round with MS on my wagon, watching the IAT's actually drop in boost vs. not in boost, while...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
Ok, that just made my day...1310's means it's a...

Ok, that just made my day...1310's means it's a drop-in for many of us, don't need the bastard joint.

Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
The spicer is indeed an integrated...

The spicer is indeed an integrated bearing/carrier setup. It did press onto the stock 240 driveline in my 140, which I believe is the same ID as the 7/9 shaft.

I've noticed the funky angles in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 660,166
Posted By gsellstr
Wow, those do look nice in there Harald. ...

Wow, those do look nice in there Harald.

Reminds me I need to get back on the seat project on the wagon some year.

I do like that steering wheel setup better than the other one. The dish on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By gsellstr
I've had good luck with both Witchhunter and...

I've had good luck with both Witchhunter and Cruzin.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
Except that I don't plan to drop my driveshaft...

Except that I don't plan to drop my driveshaft anytime soon, otherwise I would. But yeah, I think it was around $50 when I bought the one for the 140, not much different than a decent brand bearing...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
I think that Spicer mount that works in the 240's...

I think that Spicer mount that works in the 240's with trimming might work in a 7 as well, just the mounting is a little different. It might just need a different set of holes drilled in the mounting...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
They will want the whole driveshaft. Also, I...

They will want the whole driveshaft.

Also, I would swap that carrier bearing out for the big spicer one that's been talked about around here. It will provide a LOT more stability since you're...
Forum: events 01-15-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,194
Posted By gsellstr
I just hope something DOES happen.

I just hope something DOES happen.
Forum: events 01-14-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,194
Posted By gsellstr
You'll find some excuse when you show up on a...

You'll find some excuse when you show up on a moped even...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,521
Posted By gsellstr
The temps I saw, front stayed at the same temp,...

The temps I saw, front stayed at the same temp, rear dropped quite a bit. Changing the port size can lead to other issues, definitely worth some research on that aspect though, just a little outside...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,030
Posted By gsellstr
That's just it Zach. These have the ECT right in...

That's just it Zach. These have the ECT right in the t-stat housing, and the wiring corrodes right at the sensor body, usually nothing left to splice onto.
Forum: events 01-12-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,194
Posted By gsellstr
Better get busy. lol

Better get busy. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,521
Posted By gsellstr
The numbers I referenced are injector size...

The numbers I referenced are injector size numbers, lbs instead of cc's, that's all.

I do already have a GM heater valve in mine, started that fad a while back. Head temps back by #3 and #4...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
I actually have one of the NVH weights from an...

I actually have one of the NVH weights from an aluminum M46, gonna see about putting that on, see what happens. Gotta get the car running first, so maybe this fall. lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,521
Posted By gsellstr
Before putting in the #80's in mine, I had #65's,...

Before putting in the #80's in mine, I had #65's, still had the issue with #3 plug looking pretty lean. Swapping in a #66 dealt with that, plugs looked really even. Since I did the #80's I haven't...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with you Harald. Multiple engines in Ryan's,...

I'm with you Harald. Multiple engines in Ryan's, years of flat out abuse, poly bushings, you name it, but that thing is silent. My 140, rattles like it's gonna explode, despite fresh bits inside,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,030
Posted By gsellstr
Oddly enough Roy, I've had failed cam sensors...

Oddly enough Roy, I've had failed cam sensors with no codes, on OBD2. Typically if there's no cam sensor, you won't get injector fire either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2021, 02:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,030
Posted By gsellstr
Sitting overnight causing a hard start could also...

Sitting overnight causing a hard start could also be an injector leaking down, washing cylinders. A friend just chased a hard start on his for a while, found that to be the cause.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By gsellstr
Don't you have a copy of vida? Change the region...

Don't you have a copy of vida? Change the region and it will have the parts info at least, plus repair info on how to replace the motors. From what I remember, the motor simply swap in, in place of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,030
Posted By gsellstr
That sounds a lot like a cam sensor. The cam...

That sounds a lot like a cam sensor. The cam sensor is used only during startup, to sequence the injectors, can cause hard or no start if it's failing.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
That's kinda what I was figuring Ben. The only...

That's kinda what I was figuring Ben. The only thing throwing a monkey wrench in that is I've been in a 240, with a T5 and B230, that the trans made NO noise, and it's running the standard V8 yoke,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
Cool, good info, thanks! Looks like I'm...

Cool, good info, thanks!

Looks like I'm going yard hunting for a yoke now.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
Now the question...was it the retainer, the yoke,...

Now the question...was it the retainer, the yoke, or both?

I'm doing just the retainer first, then I'll grab the yoke if it's still bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 47,084
Posted By gsellstr
Huh, I'll have to see if I have that damper...

Huh, I'll have to see if I have that damper weight kicking around still, the trans I grabbed had it.

I'm also using a factory 2pc driveshaft with the dampened rear half. The trans I'm prepping to...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2020, 02:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,031
Posted By gsellstr
I don't remember if my cluster is 960 or 980,...

I don't remember if my cluster is 960 or 980, been too long since I looked it up. Definitely need to check the back of it to know for sure.

That with the 7 tooth drive and I believe the black...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,031
Posted By gsellstr
I have no access to that stuff. You need to pm...

I have no access to that stuff. You need to pm Dana or Mike...that's an admin level change.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,031
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, but it's Harlard.... I'm glad we...

Yeah, but it's Harlard....


I'm glad we have Commercial Speedo in town, sure makes the custom stuff easy. I hit them up for the cable for mine as well. Found a NOS GEMO cable at my local indie...
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