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Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2020, 11:59 PM
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Posted By GolfClapperX
Alright, disregard. I thought I was missing...

Alright, disregard. I thought I was missing something as far as ordering one from the thelostartof.net site.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,031
Posted By GolfClapperX
Looking for a TLAO chip

Looking for a 9xx series LH2.4 chip for my 967 ECU. First time seeking these out, cannot figure out how/where to order. Someone please advise, thanks.

Comparable chips from someone else would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,867
Posted By GolfClapperX
Excellent detailed information and pictures, much...

Excellent detailed information and pictures, much appreciated! Now I know what I need to know to get this done.

For the last 10+ years, I've towed all cars with my dolly, usually with one of my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,867
Posted By GolfClapperX
Alright one more question. I have a new plan,...

Alright one more question. I have a new plan, but it will involve draining a pair of bumper shocks and welding them. Looking at this thread, it seems that not everyone agrees that these can be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,867
Posted By GolfClapperX
I somehow skimmed over this link earlier. Great...

I somehow skimmed over this link earlier. Great thread! And more encouragement not to pull by the bumper shocks, let alone two pairs of them. Damn...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,867
Posted By GolfClapperX
A mockup of what I was talking about doing. But...

A mockup of what I was talking about doing. But assuming that I build a bracket to attach the tow bar to the first bumper shock, and assuming that I use the same type of bumper shock for all 4...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,867
Posted By GolfClapperX
Questions about 7/9 bumper shock construction / towing

Apologies if this is in the wrong section, I could not think of where to post this question.

I am building brackets for my universal tow bar to easily connect to a 7/9 series. I have removed...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,064
Posted By GolfClapperX
Good point! It's a negative as it will go...

Good point! It's a negative as it will go though. If I ever get camber plates I guess I'll need to change the length. Maybe I'll leave the passenger side of the brace adjustable instead of...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,064
Posted By GolfClapperX
Hey, not everyone completely hates it! ...

Hey, not everyone completely hates it!

Yeah, I'm going to clean it up later. Grind all the welds down smooth and repaint it properly, add tabs to bolt it to the third stud on each side, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,064
Posted By GolfClapperX
Buick strut brace on a 240

I hope this isn't the wrong section for this post. I just thought I'd share what screwing around I've done in the last 45 minutes or so. I am flipping a '95 Buick Lesabre, and decided to satisfy a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By GolfClapperX
Awesome, it sure is! Thank you.

Awesome, it sure is! Thank you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By GolfClapperX
Where is the ECU on a '72 164E?

I have practically dismantled the entire car trying to find it. Not under the dash, not under the carpet, kick panels, in the trunk, etc. Can't figure it out through Google searching or searching...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Why is it poor? I rescued it! It's been my...

Why is it poor? I rescued it! It's been my daily driver for the last few days while I wait on the tailshaft bushing to come in for the wagon. I'm keeping this 744. I M47 swapped it and did IPD...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
It's doing pretty well! I immediately put it to...

It's doing pretty well! I immediately put it to work. The only thing is the transmission tailshaft bushing completely died so I'm waiting on a new one to come in. But this thing is ...fast. It's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Ok, it was just another really dumb thing on my...

Ok, it was just another really dumb thing on my part. I had the IAC wires and the injector 2 wires switched. I don't know how it was able to look so natural that way, or how it ran as well as it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Both with the R-pack unplugged and plugged in,...

Both with the R-pack unplugged and plugged in, ohming pins of and 1 of all 4 injectors to ground, my meter just reads "1". I guess this means they're an open circuit? Not sure. I'll try to look...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
I didn't finish the testing tonight afterall. ...

I didn't finish the testing tonight afterall. Will do in the morning. But it sounds to me like you're saying the resistor pack is suspect, so maybe I'll just swap it for another one to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Ok, bear with me on electrical terminology and...

Ok, bear with me on electrical terminology and basic skill. So for the record my cute little Harbor Freight meter, when set to ohms, reads "1" when nothing is being tested. I started with the first...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Thanks! So here's today's mystery. It...

Thanks!

So here's today's mystery. It starts and idles 'pretty' smooth but not perfectly smooth. The problem is still with the number 2 injector. With the old ECU, injectors 1,3, and 4 were all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
I'm sure I swapped various injector related wires...

I'm sure I swapped various injector related wires around in some desperately idiotic way. I don't really remember now, there has been a lot of beer since then. On the bright side I think this whole...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Back when I tried the injectors without the...

Back when I tried the injectors without the resistor pack, I was using injectors from a non-turbo, yellowtops. I thought they would be High-Z? Anyway, I obviously fried this ECU somehow no matter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
So I put the other ECU in and... it runs smooth! ...

So I put the other ECU in and... it runs smooth! No smoke either. It did stall after a couple minutes but I'll figure that out later. Probably just out of gas from dumping it all into the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
I'm going to go get the spare ECU this evening. ...

I'm going to go get the spare ECU this evening. I just pulled the plugs to un-hydrolock it. I turned it over for a while with the plugs out and the injectors unplugged, then I decided to see if I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Yep, that's the harness I got. It did seem like...

Yep, that's the harness I got. It did seem like the wire going to pin 18 was grounded even with the ignition off. But since it has basically the same symptoms it did with the last harness, I guess...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
That's true. I've been unable to fathom letting...

That's true. I've been unable to fathom letting a shop touch any of my cars for at least 10 years now, so at least I'm experienced enough to make that work. With about 8 cars that I'm unable to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Knew I spoke too soon. I changed the ECT and...

Knew I spoke too soon. I changed the ECT and went start it again, and after it turned over a few times and didn't start I noticed the pumps and injectors were powered even when not cranking. It...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
bobxyz, you've been amazingly helpful all...

bobxyz, you've been amazingly helpful all throughout my ordeal and I really appreciate it. You even linked me to the transistor I'd need, that's awesome.

My pink wire actually right now is going...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
IT RUNS! Albeit not well, and I have no idea why...

IT RUNS! Albeit not well, and I have no idea why it started running. I just plugged ECU 18 back in and plugged the injectors back in and tried cranking it to watch the noid lite, and it started up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
So, testing pin 18 on the ECU for a short to...

So, testing pin 18 on the ECU for a short to ground:

Testing with injectors unplugged and a noid lite on an injector wire. I'm running the positive lead of my multimeter to the big red wires on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Also, anyone know if there would be visible...

Also, anyone know if there would be visible damage to the ECU circuit board if the injector drivers had died? I assume there would at least be that fried-electrical smell up close. Maybe I'll open...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
The grounding is supposed to be momentary though...

The grounding is supposed to be momentary though right? Because the injectors will just stay powered until the yel/blue wire is disconnected from the red 12v wire again.

I have a few different...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
I do have the DB harness with the resistor pack...

I do have the DB harness with the resistor pack connector, and I'm using a resistor pack. I don't have a radio suppression relay though. Isn't that only needed on the 7-series? I don't think...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
I really am truly hopeless. So I cannot figure...

I really am truly hopeless. So I cannot figure out the ignition now. I removed my aftermarket switch and the wires I have are thick red (12v constant), thick yellow (wipers andother electronics...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Another thing that hit me, and I feel very, very...

Another thing that hit me, and I feel very, very stupid for it. So stupid that I wouldn't share it, except that I don't want this to be another one of those threads that someone looks through years...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
One more update for the day. I just went out and...

One more update for the day. I just went out and used the noid lite. The injectors are powered constantly with the ignition on and while cranking, no pulse. Just solid bright white light. To make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Just an update: I got back to this project this...

Just an update: I got back to this project this weekend and got nowhere. I decided to set my pride aside and buy what I had hoped would be the simplest solution, an LH 2.4 conversion harness from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,744
Posted By GolfClapperX
Yes, I'm aware of that. The wires were all...

Yes, I'm aware of that. The wires were all hooked up correctly before I touched it, yellow to yellow, black to black, etc. But when it's that way, it seems to be pumping backwards. Simply...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,744
Posted By GolfClapperX
91 245 fuel pumps running backwards?

Hi everyone, here I am again even though I never finished the last project I asked for help on. This one is a flipper I got a couple days ago, '91 240 wagon.

So it had all kinds of stupid rigged...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Alright, I still haven't gotten back to it...

Alright, I still haven't gotten back to it because I worked too much today. But I wouldn't doubt blown injector drivers at this point. I was pretty disturbed to find that these ECU's go for $140 on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Right! Good point.

Right! Good point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Thanks for the help everyone, this is really good...

Thanks for the help everyone, this is really good information. I really want to go out in the cold/dark and look into this stuff right now but I know I'll regret it when the alarm goes off at 4:30AM...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
That would be LH 2.4 though. I've been meaning...

That would be LH 2.4 though. I've been meaning to go look at that car too. I'm now leaning towards an LH 2.4 conversion harness from Dave Barton. I don't really want to go LH 2.2. May as well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Alright, who has an LH 2.2 harness and computers...

Alright, who has an LH 2.2 harness and computers that will work for me and how much do you want?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Bobxyz mentioned in post #15 that I should test...

Bobxyz mentioned in post #15 that I should test the injector pulse with a noid light ("lite"?). Is this the one I need?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
I tried wiring Fuse 6 to fuel relay 30 just for...

I tried wiring Fuse 6 to fuel relay 30 just for fun, no change in anything.

Now I wonder if it's the blue wire which everyone says is an important ignition power wire. I promise though, my blue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Thanks for the help everyone. I spent the whole...

Thanks for the help everyone. I spent the whole day screwing with it when I was supposed to be working another job, but oh well. I just decided to go pull the intake manifold, cut open the whole...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
1985 lh2.2 dash connector pinout 1.red/black...

1985 lh2.2 dash connector pinout

1.red/black
2.red
3.yel/red (thick)
4.white
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
The reason I say that the medium sized blue wire...

The reason I say that the medium sized blue wire goes to pin 6 on the round connector to the cluster, is that I have that part of the pnp harness cut out as well, still have the round connector the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
Thanks, I appreciate it. It was around 32...

Thanks, I appreciate it. It was around 32 degrees early this morning when I started looking at it, outside on the driveway. I took the same approach and went to get a liter of hot coffee first.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,492
Posted By GolfClapperX
I think I've studied Zvolv's 4-wires to make it...

I think I've studied Zvolv's 4-wires to make it run post for at least a few hours total by now. I always come back to that thread and I still don't figure it out. It's a great writeup but I keep...
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