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Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By hessam69
What to upgrade on suspension

Hi,

I have a standard 1990 240 sedan which I'd like to improve the handling.

Without fitting coilovers, what are the struts and bushings to get? I already have kings lowering springs. I'd like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,347
Posted By hessam69
Also, I don't see the point in lying about...

Also, I don't see the point in lying about anything, he doesn't seem like the type. I'm not sure what he would get out of doing so
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,347
Posted By hessam69
So you're saying 109,000 miles a year for 11...

So you're saying 109,000 miles a year for 11 years is not true? There were days he would drive 600 miles a day. The man enjoyed driving
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By hessam69
Yes, all that is correct. The engine runs quite...

Yes, all that is correct. The engine runs quite well save for the pinging and occasional (only in very hot weather) dieseling. It has only done 125,000 miles.

So I'm wrong to assume a faulty knock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By hessam69
Yes you can hear the ping very easily. I'll swap...

Yes you can hear the ping very easily. I'll swap another knock sensor in.

So what would I do next? Pull the head?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,347
Posted By hessam69
I call bull***t

I call bull***t
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By hessam69
It's not needed. The standard coil is more...

It's not needed.

The standard coil is more than good enough
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By hessam69
Not all cars prime the fuel pump with the...

Not all cars prime the fuel pump with the ignition in KPII
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By hessam69
Be glad it happened then and not on the highway....

Be glad it happened then and not on the highway. Preventative medicine is the best cure
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By hessam69
I think that would be correct.

I think that would be correct.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By hessam69
What is your email address I will show you a...

What is your email address I will show you a picture
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,667
Posted By hessam69
This is very simple. Until you remove the...

This is very simple.

Until you remove the pan to replace the filter, you will have no idea of its condition. It will also give you a chance to clean the pan, replace the gasket, and maybe the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By hessam69
You can still drive. It will just mean an awful...

You can still drive. It will just mean an awful lot of play in the shift linkage
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By hessam69
Have the exhaust manifold ceramic coated, it...

Have the exhaust manifold ceramic coated, it keeps the heat inside and gets greater thermal efficiency. Works for me
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By hessam69
I guess I could swap the knock sensor from my...

I guess I could swap the knock sensor from my other to test it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By hessam69
Intermediate shaft fell out

I was changing my cam and crank seal (B230E) and when I went to remove the intermediate shaft pulley so I could remove the seal, I noticed the entire shaft pulled out of the block.

Is this normal?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By hessam69
Thanks. So there is no sure fire way to test...

Thanks.

So there is no sure fire way to test the knock sensor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By hessam69
1990 240 pinging, dieseling, running not the best

I have a 1990 240 with 125,000 miles and since I have owned it it has shown signs of slight pinging under load, running on for a second after shut down and not having the same performance of my other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,667
Posted By hessam69
I have never had a transmission pan I wasn't able...

I have never had a transmission pan I wasn't able to undo the nut on.

Key tips: soak the nut first, I use wurth HHS 200 spray grease, the more the better, do it hot so it soaks in better

Get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By hessam69
The slip rings are different diameters on some...

The slip rings are different diameters on some alternators. 28mm and 32mm
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By hessam69
I would like to ask also, what is the point of a...

I would like to ask also, what is the point of a lighter flywheel? In motorcycles, it's common to add a heavier flywheel, to smooth the powerband and make the engine more tractable.

Why is this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By hessam69
I thought the BW55 was a three speed

I thought the BW55 was a three speed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,667
Posted By hessam69
I am not in the if it ain't broke don't fix it...

I am not in the if it ain't broke don't fix it group of mechanics.

I like to fix things before they break, therefore I do on all my cars change the AT filter. OP: Soak the dipstick tube nut. Use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,667
Posted By hessam69
First you have to spray penetrating fluid between...

First you have to spray penetrating fluid between the two nuts on the dipstick tube to the pan.. Who knows when they were last undone, if ever

I have removed the pan both ways, and I prefer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By hessam69
Does your car have two fuel tanks or one?...

Does your car have two fuel tanks or one? Auxiliary tank is mounted in the trunk
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By hessam69
What is the advantage of doing this?

What is the advantage of doing this?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,964
Posted By hessam69
With a new head gasket and head machine, I...

With a new head gasket and head machine, I wouldn't be suprised if the compression went over 200psi. I've had one measure 210
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By hessam69
True, but they get up to temperature faster than...

True, but they get up to temperature faster than the clutch fan engines
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By hessam69
Show a picture of the bores. Are the hone marks...

Show a picture of the bores. Are the hone marks visible?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By hessam69
Sorry, the tach works, but what I meant was it...

Sorry, the tach works, but what I meant was it isn't very accurate (for example when shifting, it moves a lot and isn't steady like say an autometer tach).

Basically big changes in the rpm make it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By hessam69
Tachometer fix update

Hi,

Is there any way to bring the 1990 240 tachometer into the 21st centuty ie, less jumpy and bouncy? It is much more solid and accurate in my 940.

Thank you
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,744
Posted By hessam69
What are we looking at here?

What are we looking at here?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By hessam69
clean throttle body

clean throttle body
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,525
Posted By hessam69
What was a mistake, was letting the fluid get...

What was a mistake, was letting the fluid get that bad. Which means it was never changed. That's what caused the death, a lack of fluid and filter changes
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,468
Posted By hessam69
If you change the oil every six months, it won't...

If you change the oil every six months, it won't have a chance to block the oil trap again but do clean the flame trap every couple of years
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,845
Posted By hessam69
Jack up the rear of the car, start the engine and...

Jack up the rear of the car, start the engine and select a gear. See if both wheels turn freely

If only one does, put that side back on ground and jack the opposite side to free it up if it is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,146
Posted By hessam69
Why did you delete the charcoal canister? It...

Why did you delete the charcoal canister?

It must have been there for a reason
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By hessam69
Better yet replace that plastic and corroded fuse...

Better yet replace that plastic and corroded fuse holder with a waterproof fuse holder you can buy it from radio shack
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By hessam69
turbo on non turbo?

turbo on non turbo?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,891
Posted By hessam69
So what did you do? Clean the regulator or did...

So what did you do? Clean the regulator or did you replace or rebuild it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,891
Posted By hessam69
Update: It is confirmed, holding the...

Update:

It is confirmed, holding the throttle open during cranking on a cold start (about 20%) prevents stalling. Now, does this give any clues as to what the problem is? Am I correct in thinking...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,658
Posted By hessam69
What actually happened?

What actually happened?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By hessam69
B23E idle in neutral is 900rpm Adjust your...

B23E idle in neutral is 900rpm

Adjust your ignition timing to 12° BTDC also
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By hessam69
Bootlid gas strut

Hi,

Can someone please tell me the part number for the 740 turbo sedan bootlid gas strut (heavy duty for bootlid with spoiler)

Thank you
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,731
Posted By hessam69
There is a special tool available as I have shown

There is a special tool available as I have shown
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,731
Posted By hessam69
https://www.sparesbox.com.au/part/toledo-camshaft-...

https://www.sparesbox.com.au/part/toledo-camshaft-holding-tool-304195?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIlNfD06Hn6QIVDA4rCh2c9gUaEAQYASABEgKu9PD_BwE
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By hessam69
740 stuck on defrost

I have a 1989 740 with the manual heater, not auto climate control.

Thing is, the position is stuck on windscreen defrost outlet, sliding the position bar left or right does nothing. It seems as...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,184
Posted By hessam69
Accumulator mod

Is there any way to do an accumulator mod on an AW71 without the violent neutral-reverse?

Trying to make it not noticeable

Thank you
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,984
Posted By hessam69
As mentioned before you want a pump-less block...

As mentioned before you want a pump-less block surface when installing a head

That's the correct order of installation
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,258
Posted By hessam69
Yes it can be done, but like everything it's much...

Yes it can be done, but like everything it's much easier doing it on a bench or sitting on a chair as opposed to lying on your back.
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