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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By GTJordan
I found the codes. One is for the...

I found the codes.

One is for the accelerator pedal. There is a bulletin about zip tiring the connector to apply more pressure. It is removed repeatedly foraccess to the pollen filter. Gets weak...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By GTJordan
Google is failing me on the codes. Got more info...

Google is failing me on the codes. Got more info on them? You say lean code?

Does the car make a strange whistling/hum type noise? It might only be there cold, or it might only be there warm. If...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By GTJordan
Someone just posted some rods and pistons for...

Someone just posted some rods and pistons for sale in the For Sale forum. For a 16V engine too. Might be worth checking out. My target is 450-500 Crank HP, and I went with customer pistons (I did...
Forum: showroom 09-13-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By GTJordan
The Full Banana Flocked his dash I believe. ...

The Full Banana Flocked his dash I believe.

I actually ordered a kit for mine last week. I repaired the cracks over the weekend. Need to sand them down in preparation of the kit arriving.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,163
Posted By GTJordan
*Most* are 168k km. But there are some variations...

*Most* are 168k km. But there are some variations to that. It's best to look at your manual.

Engines I've found eat belts quicker are the T6 engine and the S/V40 4 cylinder. Possibly due to our...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 58,579
Posted By GTJordan
Is there a turbobricks discord?

Is there a turbobricks discord?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By GTJordan
Got a press? I pressed my 240 rings on and off in...

Got a press? I pressed my 240 rings on and off in about 4 minutes.

Might even be able to do it with a vice if you can get around the studs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,163
Posted By GTJordan
I have no idea why people are afraid of...

I have no idea why people are afraid of interference engines.

Most common failures I've seen (in no particular order)

Mice in belts causing them to skip
Aux belts failing and ending up in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,163
Posted By GTJordan
Well if it is out far enough, contact between the...

Well if it is out far enough, contact between the valve and pistons... Even light touching.

You paid for it to be right, make him make it right.

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,163
Posted By GTJordan
What masterblaster said. Minus the not liking vvt...

What masterblaster said. Minus the not liking vvt stuff. It's easy.

But you should find out if he used the proper tools to lock down the cams rather than eye balling them.

On some severely...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 622,511
Posted By GTJordan
So I was going to mention earlier in the thread...

So I was going to mention earlier in the thread that when I see no/hard starts and I have faults with white blocks, it is almost always an issue with the starter. When they draw too much amperage,...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 468,063
Posted By GTJordan
What size tires did you end up with? I swear I...

What size tires did you end up with? I swear I saw a post with the specs (and a mention of long term square 275s) but I can't find it.

Love how quickly you're moving on this now.

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By GTJordan
What part of the country are you in? A hail...

What part of the country are you in? A hail specialist would be able to PDR that. After storms, these guys rent out big buildings here, pump out hundreds of cars in a couple of weeks. You'd never...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By GTJordan
I don't know the diesels, but does it use the...

I don't know the diesels, but does it use the same tensioner as the gas engine?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-wI3EFm5LY about 50 seconds in he has a picture with the position with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By GTJordan
Possibly bad latch then. I guess it could be a...

Possibly bad latch then. I guess it could be a wire but I've never had a bad harness in one (maybe accident or something though, so never ruled out).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By GTJordan
Try disconnecting the battery negative for a...

Try disconnecting the battery negative for a minute or two. This may clear the hard codes and allow it to start functioning. If it doesn't, you may have a bad ram. The problem is that they changed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By GTJordan
Does it pop open and can you physically lift it? ...

Does it pop open and can you physically lift it?

Or is the latch not releasing holding it to the body still?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 468,063
Posted By GTJordan
Didn't Hackster have an issue with power steering...

Didn't Hackster have an issue with power steering fluid getting hot?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 622,511
Posted By GTJordan
Do it. I've been playing with the software...

Do it.

I've been playing with the software the last few months. I like it. The fact you can buy a harness is nice. I've also been looking at a race for my car. It has so many of the options I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2021, 12:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,321
Posted By GTJordan
Pm incoming

Pm incoming
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,321
Posted By GTJordan
Do you have a princess auto? Go pick up 4,...

Do you have a princess auto?

Go pick up 4, 6 ton jack stands and the aluminum jack they sell.

The four stands they sell have a nice pocket that fits the pin at the 240 jack points pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,062
Posted By GTJordan
The 2.95 first gear boxes have a higher torque...

The 2.95 first gear boxes have a higher torque rating. But you'll need to match your transmission ratios to your rear end.
I've been building myself a box that is a 2.95 first gear set. I've also...
Forum: showroom 08-22-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4,082
Views: 1,641,593
Posted By GTJordan
:rockon:

:rockon:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 894,428
Posted By GTJordan
Being way over your knowledge and experience...

Being way over your knowledge and experience level is how I got to where I am in my career.

I guess I better decide on a dash board/cluster/gauges/input I'm going to run since it seems to all be...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 548,176
Posted By GTJordan
Ouuuuuch

Ouuuuuch
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 894,428
Posted By GTJordan
Can you go into more detail about your T5 speed...

Can you go into more detail about your T5 speed sensor VSS?

What sensor did you end up using?

Did you need the Dakota box to convert the signal from the sensor into a digital signal for your...
Forum: showroom 08-18-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4,082
Views: 1,641,593
Posted By GTJordan
I'm in Van for the week. Does anyone have a...

I'm in Van for the week.

Does anyone have a single round grille and headlamp surrounds kicking around?

Jordan
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,623
Posted By GTJordan
My dad converted his 69 122 to 1800 rear disk...

My dad converted his 69 122 to 1800 rear disk brake from and 1800. He converted the front hub's/spindles/brakes to match (bolt pattern changed to 5*108). It all bolted in a late 122 chassis. I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By GTJordan
Yes a bad diode can cause a drain. Just like your...

Yes a bad diode can cause a drain. Just like your parasitic draw test, you can undo the alternator cable and check if your draw disappears. If it does, replace.

I've replaced a few alternators...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,061
Posted By GTJordan
I don't think I was close to 300hp in my old GT...

I don't think I was close to 300hp in my old GT and I stripped 3rd gear clean of any teeth on two different boxes.

Jordan
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,527
Posted By GTJordan
I've bought a bunch of stuff from KL. Shipping...

I've bought a bunch of stuff from KL. Shipping is slightly higher than when I order from the states. But I've ordered parts from Oregon and KL on the same day and had stuff from KL quicker.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,304
Posted By GTJordan
I think he is building a "preppers" car for an...

I think he is building a "preppers" car for an impending EMF disruption.

Mechanical parts only 100%

;)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,837
Posted By GTJordan
Username checks out :nod: The P2 network...

Username checks out :nod:

The P2 network layout is so archaic, to me anyways. P3 cars got a little more interesting.

The SPA/CMA cars out now, is just a mess of networks on top of networks.
...
Forum: showroom 08-01-2021, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By GTJordan
:cheers:

:cheers:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 77,721
Posted By GTJordan
Another year, and something has happened! I...

Another year, and something has happened!

I bought a new shell! I Bought TRBO242's old shell (82 242Ti). Originally from California, it made a long trek to Saskatchewan (to Geoff240Ti) then to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,405
Posted By GTJordan
I'd say engine swap is more straight forward and...

I'd say engine swap is more straight forward and I've always preferred doing engine swaps over cylinder head swaps at work.

Pull oil cap and inspect for crud on new engine.

Replace timing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,163
Posted By GTJordan
Temperature/climate seems to play a large part in...

Temperature/climate seems to play a large part in belt life. We are pretty northerly and see -40 typically, but we have people who live up north of 60 who seem lower than -40 for months at a time....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,163
Posted By GTJordan
Everytime a P1 is on the lift the belts get...

Everytime a P1 is on the lift the belts get inspected in our shop. If you look closely, you'll see fine splitting running the length of the belt rather than across the belt like a timing belt.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,549
Posted By GTJordan
I recently asked if he was going to have them in...

I recently asked if he was going to have them in stock again. He said "soon".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 12:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,837
Posted By GTJordan
You need to get the dongle like you've linked,...

You need to get the dongle like you've linked, then you need to get the vida program. The dongle my friend ordered came with the latest version of vida (2014D?). Now the problem people including...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,900
Posted By GTJordan
Why not just use the distributor/electronic...

Why not just use the distributor/electronic ignition from say a B23E? Simple, no points/condensor. Not really adjustable like a 123. But should last forever and easy to find.

Jordan
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 488,441
Posted By GTJordan
As a non-welder, what is the dip count? You...

As a non-welder, what is the dip count?

You really are a motivation. I'll never be a fabricator near your level, but, you sure motivate me to dream. One of these days I'll have the energy to get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,837
Posted By GTJordan
Everyone CAN networked Volvo owning person should...

Everyone CAN networked Volvo owning person should own VIDA. It's capabilities are infinitely better than generic code readers.

Well worth the investment.

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,837
Posted By GTJordan
I remembered to check today- there is an alarm...

I remembered to check today- there is an alarm removal software - at least on the 05 s80 I looked at. That is pretty cool.

Jordan
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2021, 12:27 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 56,202
Posted By GTJordan
Damn that sucks. Out of curiosity was it tuned? ...

Damn that sucks. Out of curiosity was it tuned?

Any history of over heating or running low on coolant in the past?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,422
Posted By GTJordan
No the rotation is normal. You need to lift the...

No the rotation is normal. You need to lift the front wheel off the ground. Support the car but let the suspension dangle.

Grab the wheel side to side and now shake quickly. Does it knock back and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,422
Posted By GTJordan
If everything is tight in the suspension (tie...

If everything is tight in the suspension (tie rods and ball joints- use a pry bar and pry down on the control arm between arm and spindle to check for play), then likely axles. I've also had a rumble...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,837
Posted By GTJordan
Yup, throttle codes will cause all sorts of...

Yup, throttle codes will cause all sorts of cruise issues. If you can't trust the throttle, they shut down cruise. BUT, typically you are unable to even activate the cruise when the throttle is bad,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,716
Posted By GTJordan
We have a pretty good Volvo scene. A few good...

We have a pretty good Volvo scene. A few good shops. A machine shop that has quite a bit of experience building race engines (we have a road track and drag strip and another road track being built). ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,837
Posted By GTJordan
So. They're right and wrong. What they're...

So. They're right and wrong. What they're essentially saying is that diagnosis is needed. That is the problem these days. People think you should be able to plug in a computer, read a code and be...
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