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Forum: showroom 11-17-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,894
Posted By redblockpowered
They were planning on six but due to the excess...

They were planning on six but due to the excess of cars we only got five. I was pretty surprised to see other Volvos kicking around too.
Forum: showroom 11-16-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,894
Posted By redblockpowered
I had a blast. Car was effectively the same as...

I had a blast. Car was effectively the same as last time, setup wise so I just focused on improving my driving. I had a lot of success cornering at part throttle to keep from overloading the front...
Forum: showroom 10-30-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,894
Posted By redblockpowered
Going back for revenge on Sunday. Only upgrades...

Going back for revenge on Sunday. Only upgrades have been to the driver, unfortunately the IPD bars I bought won't be here in time. The body roll only bothered the instructors anyway.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,807
Posted By redblockpowered
I drive my 944 about 4-500 miles a week and worry...

I drive my 944 about 4-500 miles a week and worry only about the possibility of crash damage, rather than mechanical failure. Granted I do keep a small toolbag with a socket set, multimeter and other...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 57,814
Posted By redblockpowered
It was definitely a lot more aggressive than I...

It was definitely a lot more aggressive than I expected. Side note: In the process of measuring this one up we tried to find the lift at which ENEM publishes their duration, but we were unsuccessful....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By redblockpowered
Ah, I should have known using the battery out of...

Ah, I should have known using the battery out of my old MGA was a bad idea. All the songs on the radio were backwards, too. I feel a strange urge to worship Satan. :lol:

Really I'm pretty confused...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By redblockpowered
Liked this suggestion but didn't have time to try...

Liked this suggestion but didn't have time to try it until now due to exams. No dice. I suppose I could fix it by soldering the wires coming off the motor controller the other way around, but that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By redblockpowered
That's what I thought too. Oh well. I can take a...

That's what I thought too. Oh well. I can take a picture of the circuit board if you want to play spot the difference but I think you're right.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By redblockpowered
I have a 1990 760 Turbo cluster that... might...

I have a 1990 760 Turbo cluster that... might work? And definitely could be yours. It's the trapezoidal style, with 120 mph speedo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By redblockpowered
Well, that sounds an awful lot like you've found...

Well, that sounds an awful lot like you've found your problem. Change it out and try resetting the ECU by leaving the battery disconnected for some ~30 seconds.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By redblockpowered
I have a 1990 760 cluster that I wouldn't mind...

I have a 1990 760 cluster that I wouldn't mind getting rid of. It's the later trapezoidal shape, not the blocky 740 shape but maybe the speedos will interchange? This one has a 120 mph speedo, not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,222
Posted By redblockpowered
With such an obvious defect in your system you're...

With such an obvious defect in your system you're wasting your time chasing this issue. The oxygen sensor is effectively the building block of LH 2.4.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By redblockpowered
Seems awfully wasteful to destroy an entirely...

Seems awfully wasteful to destroy an entirely functional car, regardless of other issues. Surely someone would want it? Especially if it's a turbo car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By redblockpowered
I'd try reflowing the PCB first. Maybe take the...

I'd try reflowing the PCB first. Maybe take the speedo out and check for burnt parts or similar too. Inconsistent issues sounds like bad joints to me.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,032
Posted By redblockpowered
0.002". I don't even want to think about how long...

0.002". I don't even want to think about how long .020" would have taken...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,516
Posted By redblockpowered
We got M62s and M90s on old GM 3800s. Up to 96...

We got M62s and M90s on old GM 3800s. Up to 96 should have the M62 and after that for the M90.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 57,814
Posted By redblockpowered
I asked if there were any design revisions, but I...

I asked if there were any design revisions, but I suppose that's a fair question too.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,359
Posted By redblockpowered
In the process of mounting the clutch pedal, I...

In the process of mounting the clutch pedal, I undid the two nuts holding in the master cylinder cover, which is glued in. I poked it with a screwdriver until the adhesive failed. It was pretty easy....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 75,372
Posted By redblockpowered
The build quality/attention to detail here is...

The build quality/attention to detail here is really impressive. It's also nice to see I'm not the only one who hasn't thrown their Adharas in the trash.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 57,814
Posted By redblockpowered
Alright, so I sent an email to IPD, and here's...

Alright, so I sent an email to IPD, and here's the reply I got:

"The designs have been the same for awhile, the supplier has changed now that they are billet and not cast."

Hmm...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 57,814
Posted By redblockpowered
Maybe we can measure enough of these and find a...

Maybe we can measure enough of these and find a production split. Or ask IPD.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 57,814
Posted By redblockpowered
Yeah, that old style IPD gear is junk. At least...

Yeah, that old style IPD gear is junk. At least the one we measured is. Glad they redesigned it. I'm wondering if there was a redesign in the grind of their turbo cam around the same time? I seem to...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By redblockpowered
No 02 sensor is a start, plus I would check for...

No 02 sensor is a start, plus I would check for any fault codes at pin 2 and pin 6 of diagnostic connector A.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,359
Posted By redblockpowered
The next thing I did was disassemble the inside...

The next thing I did was disassemble the inside of the car. I pulled the AW71 shifter bezel out, like so:

https://i.imgur.com/RdPo5k3l.jpg

And disconnected the shift linkage, luckily not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By redblockpowered
Affirmative. And the mast is NOT installed...

Affirmative. And the mast is NOT installed backwards. I pulled the mast out and connected the motor with its cover removed and confirmed. Turn radio/car off, motor moves "outward". Turn radio on,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By redblockpowered
Nope. No pictures here.

Nope. No pictures here.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,964
Posted By redblockpowered
AW70 and AW71 are almost completely different...

AW70 and AW71 are almost completely different inside. With how cheap AW71s are I wouldn't bother swapping internals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By redblockpowered
Does that help?

Does that help?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By redblockpowered
944T Antenna reversed polarity

I put an antenna mast in my car, and it seems to operate correctly other than that everything is backward! It parks in "deployed" position and the switch seems to lower it rather than raise it. This...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,762
Posted By redblockpowered
Or put some tools in your trunk and drive...

Or put some tools in your trunk and drive somewhere where the HOA won't fine you for having hobbies.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,762
Posted By redblockpowered
Any fault codes?

Any fault codes?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,359
Posted By redblockpowered
This is helpful. For posterity, only lower-case l...

This is helpful. For posterity, only lower-case l seems to work. Certainly a lot simpler than going into imgur and cropping all the images, as I had been doing before.

EDIT: Added part numbers and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,359
Posted By redblockpowered
Well, it seems like it's about time to start...

Well, it seems like it's about time to start writing about the transmission swap. I'm planning on this being a guide for "proper" execution of the swap, with part numbers/sources/prices so it may...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 184,940
Posted By redblockpowered
That's very good to know! Having done a (pretty...

That's very good to know! Having done a (pretty trivial) amount of math and reading on our cars' suspension and stock wheel rates/ride frequencies, I was planning on a setup of B&G springs with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By redblockpowered
I believe fog lamp equipped cars have different...

I believe fog lamp equipped cars have different front fenders from non-fog cars, in addition.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By redblockpowered
I think it's an effective form of electronic...

I think it's an effective form of electronic boost control. If you can get the whole system, it's worth getting. There are other methods of electronic boost control that have displaced it mostly,...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 184,940
Posted By redblockpowered
How does the ride compare with the B&G springs...

How does the ride compare with the B&G springs and Konis vs. the IPD springs and Bilsteins vs. stock? I'm planning on a handling upgrade for my car eventually but don't want to compromise its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By redblockpowered
I believe the rear seats mount differently, or at...

I believe the rear seats mount differently, or at least are mounted in a different place.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,147
Posted By redblockpowered
That's fair.

That's fair.
Forum: showroom 09-29-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,894
Posted By redblockpowered
It is bone stock, on Kumho all-seasons and 15s....

It is bone stock, on Kumho all-seasons and 15s. M90 swap means I have to run with the big boys but don't let that fool you. I don't think I'll go that far but certainly there's some margin of error...
Forum: showroom 09-29-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,894
Posted By redblockpowered
I had a blast! I'll be back in the spring, after...

I had a blast! I'll be back in the spring, after finals. Hopefully with more grip...
Forum: showroom 09-29-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,894
Posted By redblockpowered
Here's me losing my cone-dodging virginity in my...

Here's me losing my cone-dodging virginity in my 944 Turbo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUJwcZ2IYI0
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,147
Posted By redblockpowered
Unless you have a 7/9 :(

Unless you have a 7/9 :(
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,359
Posted By redblockpowered
I know a full vacuum was pulled, but not for very...

I know a full vacuum was pulled, but not for very long since this was done for free as a favor. I have an orifice tube to put in but motivation to repair the A/C has dwindled since things have been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,965
Posted By redblockpowered
Which is why the car had a 162 ezk from the...

Which is why the car had a 162 ezk from the factory instead ;)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-25-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 968,065
Posted By redblockpowered
The E-fan driver is highlighted in the picture...

The E-fan driver is highlighted in the picture below, it's the little square piece.

https://i.imgur.com/TyZSpe6.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,233
Posted By redblockpowered
With a vibration at highway speed my inclination...

With a vibration at highway speed my inclination is always tires, especially if they were cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,324
Posted By redblockpowered
One please....

One please. (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351080)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,965
Posted By redblockpowered
Shoestring's 1991 California market 240 came with...

Shoestring's 1991 California market 240 came with a 933 ecu, not a 951. You have dyno sheets before and after that chip?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,965
Posted By redblockpowered
They're a matched set, regardless of engine...

They're a matched set, regardless of engine configuration. I would strongly advise against mixing and matching.
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