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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 09:03 AM
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Views: 3,295
Posted By lookforjoe
Very nicely documented page! Thank you for...

Very nicely documented page! Thank you for providing those resources.

I would use the VW relay to switch (30/87) the system relay 86/2 ground leg, then the existing circuit is unaltered beyond...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,402
Posted By lookforjoe
The freon can leak out in a heartbeat, if there...

The freon can leak out in a heartbeat, if there is a rupture.

OK - so the compressor runs with the clutch jumpered directly to the battery (via fuse), but blows the (AC System) fuse when wired...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,402
Posted By lookforjoe
OK - so that sounds like the clutch coil is...

OK - so that sounds like the clutch coil is overheating. It is conceivable that the bad connection at the scotchlok is causing the circuit load to blow the fuse, so definitely remove that & proper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,402
Posted By lookforjoe
The clutch can be replaced without removing the...

The clutch can be replaced without removing the compressor. If the compressor was seized, the belt would have melted when the clutch coil engaged the compressor.

Clutches are pretty much all the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By lookforjoe
Interesting. Were these the 90-on 240's? I don't...

Interesting. Were these the 90-on 240's? I don't recall anything blue-boxed marked Monroe for standard replacement 240 shocks when I worked in the parts division from 84-93. 273704 was the el cheapo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By lookforjoe
Had the same experience with B4's on my 740 this...

Had the same experience with B4's on my 740 this past year. Rockauto warrantied the first pair after 6 months, but for the second pair 6 months after that, they instructed me to return them for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,402
Posted By lookforjoe
OK, so if manually interacting with the clutch...

OK, so if manually interacting with the clutch coil feed causes the clutch to engage, then it is unlikely that either the coil or the spring plate are at issue. so, you need to get the system tested...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By lookforjoe
But.... if you have that 7buck unit from IPD,...

But.... if you have that 7buck unit from IPD, it's not a Bosch or other name brand sensor, it's an El Cheapo version. Better off with a used OEM sensor
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,402
Posted By lookforjoe
The clutch coil is the electro magnet that the...

The clutch coil is the electro magnet that the pulley is attached too. When it is energized, it pulls in the outer spring plate that you can see (not moving), and connects the pulley to drive the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,402
Posted By lookforjoe
Sounds like you have figured the location of the...

Sounds like you have figured the location of the accumulator - should be same spot as my older 740 - in the top right of the pic below. You can unplug the switch connector (probably a black 2 pole...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By lookforjoe
Yeah, just disassemble & recheck the various...

Yeah, just disassemble & recheck the various competent assemblies & bearing seating, etc.

I use a pick to scrape around the seat areas, I don't have a fancy cleaner either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By lookforjoe
Need to be more specific. G-Pop bearing & seal...

Need to be more specific. G-Pop bearing & seal (ring) kit? Or balanced assembly from them?

You installed the new bearings in the CHRA, piston rings on the impeller shaft, fully seated in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By lookforjoe
Did you also try a new (correct) ECT? That is...

Did you also try a new (correct) ECT? That is more likely than the ECU, even if the resistance seems OK - however, did you put the sensor in boiling water to check the value separate from ambient...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 41,241
Posted By lookforjoe
Keep forgetting to include a parts list. I'll...

Keep forgetting to include a parts list. I'll edit it for part numbers. Adding TRB reference links where relevant to discussion/research. I'm including all the items that are involved - some may be...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
Had to swap out the rear shocks, Bilstein B4's -...

Had to swap out the rear shocks, Bilstein B4's - for Bilstein B6's. Been through 2 pair of the B4's in a year - they last about 6 months, then started knocking over uneven roadway. RockAuto didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By lookforjoe
Why wo0uldn't you just time the motor (put the...

Why wo0uldn't you just time the motor (put the belt on), then rotate the crank pulley to TDC on each cylinder to check clearance? That's the normal procedure, not really any reason to deviate from...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2022, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By lookforjoe
Does the NPR have diverters to channel the air...

Does the NPR have diverters to channel the air (I'm assuming the I/O is not centered in the end tanks)?
Back when I used Treadstone (8 years ago or so), they came with diverters, no others I looked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By lookforjoe
Did you use OEM parts for the vent (elbow) and...

Did you use OEM parts for the vent (elbow) and drain at the base? Never heard of the OEM hoses rupturing like that.

If the system was poorly maintained, the passage down in the oil pan will clog &...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By lookforjoe
Could the injectors you are using be killing the...

Could the injectors you are using be killing the injector driver circuit?

The car ran for a tank (approx) on the replacement ECU, then died, you said. But you used the same injector setup on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By lookforjoe
Any specifics to substantiate that? ...

Any specifics to substantiate that?

Personally I wouldn't assemble one that way. However with all original components going back in unaltered, it seems less likely to be an issue.

The hybrid...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By lookforjoe
All the important parts such as the cartridge...

All the important parts such as the cartridge impeller & wheel quality, perhaps :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By lookforjoe
The impeller & compressor wheel are balanced as...

The impeller & compressor wheel are balanced as an assembly. Putting it back together without the original lineup will cause imbalance & wear to the bearings. Doesn't mean it will die immediately,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By lookforjoe
White square section foam strip? It goes along...

White square section foam strip? It goes along the back edge of the pressed steel tub where it sits against the roof
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By lookforjoe
That's a handy tool. Spreading the impact load...

That's a handy tool. Spreading the impact load like that makes much more sense than just a socket or the edge of the vice, which is what I have always gotten away with.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By lookforjoe
The old setup (screw-on cap retainer) that was...

The old setup (screw-on cap retainer) that was adjustable with shims were fitted in stamped steel covers. The later style are fitted in aluminum covers. Don't know what year that started, that is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By lookforjoe
The design is not tied to tone ring since it's...

The design is not tied to tone ring since it's just a different design, same signal - apparently. The later is the supercession for the early version, on 700 anyway.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
I went back & resized the last page or so -...

I went back & resized the last page or so - hopefully better now
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,014
Posted By lookforjoe
[QUOTE=MasterBlaster;6275561]Well, there you go....

[QUOTE=MasterBlaster;6275561]Well, there you go. Mac understands overly-huge pictures, and adjusts to fit your screen accordingly.

Besides that, I'll have to check what seals I have waiting for...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2022, 11:23 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
*testing alternate image source change for...

*testing alternate image source change for sizing*

Changed the rear axle bearings and seals yesterday. Bearings looked clean for 220K - but there was a couple mm end float.

inner seal
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,014
Posted By lookforjoe
funny - they look fine on my MacBook - pics are...

funny - they look fine on my MacBook - pics are just taken at regular size on my android phone...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By lookforjoe
91 740 Rear Speed Sensor Variants

1991 740 Regina (+T, pickup conversion).

While I was doing the rear axle bearings I figured I'd drain the rear, replace the leaky cover gasket & attend to the rotted sensor.

I had a spare...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,014
Posted By lookforjoe
Just to add to this - the current replacement for...

Just to add to this - the current replacement for 384728 bearing (GRW131-R) is one piece. Pressing on here

https://xwebforums.com/forum/index.php?attachments/pxl_20220711_174927693-jpg.63759/
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
Back to this - I found that I hadn't pressed the...

Back to this - I found that I hadn't pressed the bearing in all the way - so it ran cockeyed - caused the forward deflector to come off the shaft, made a horrible rattle

The URO carrier is the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,981
Posted By lookforjoe
Just to update this for posterity - in my case it...

Just to update this for posterity - in my case it was because the aftermarket crank wheel did not have the filled in long tooth, I had to add it.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,836
Posted By lookforjoe
Nice work! Looking forward to updates. Love all...

Nice work! Looking forward to updates. Love all the fabrication, and the clear photography documenting it :D
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2022, 11:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 41,241
Posted By lookforjoe
Flywheel reference info. Rex = 44/2 (fig A)....

Flywheel reference info.

Rex = 44/2 (fig A). EZK116 = 60/1 (fig B)

https://i.postimg.cc/L23vCr9j/Screen-Shot-2022-06-27-at-11-00-38-PM.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,309
Posted By lookforjoe
It may vary with level of fuel in the tank, and...

It may vary with level of fuel in the tank, and ambient temps, since those will impact pressure in the tank. The EVAP system is supposed to safely vent the tank, and the most common failure in my...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
Photo op on the way to Ithaca, NY for the annual...

Photo op on the way to Ithaca, NY for the annual EuroMeet

https://xwebforums.com/forum/index.php?attachments/original_8ff54a1d-d487-4fcd-b719-9c1101d421bd_pxl_20220625_123351493-jpg.63087/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By lookforjoe
Did you locate a used one? I have several tested...

Did you locate a used one? I have several tested good units from when I did the LH2.2 conversion on my Fiat :)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
Added the 200K medallion I've had stashed for the...

Added the 200K medallion I've had stashed for the past 30 years

https://xwebforums.com/forum/index.php?attachments/pxl_20220621_101102161-jpg.63004/

Discovered a new issue with the tonneau once...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
Thanks for the pics - I'm just going to leave...

Thanks for the pics - I'm just going to leave them flat

Installed the T-bolts on the posts this morning. Had to futz with the bores, I didn't have them all properly perpendicular to the post
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
Worked on the ribs for the tonneau. 1/4"...

Worked on the ribs for the tonneau.

1/4" rod. A little over 5' length each.

https://i.postimg.cc/QtXTdbwx/PXL-20220619-212609465.jpg

middle rod has to be shortened & flattened to allow...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 41,241
Posted By lookforjoe
Working on comparing the 91 LH, EZK, Regina & Rex...

Working on comparing the 91 LH, EZK, Regina & Rex wiring diagrams - using Stiggy's spreadsheet as my base document (many, many thanks, Mike jr)

Once I start, I will photograph in tedious detail...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
Worked on the tonneau cover today, after doing...

Worked on the tonneau cover today, after doing the r/f wheel bearing on it, and a strut bearing on a friends V50, destroyed by one of our many large potholes (thought I had a pic of that, but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 41,241
Posted By lookforjoe
Yes indeed! I'm far enough along with the pickup...

Yes indeed! I'm far enough along with the pickup work that I can start thinking about the EMS conversion. Need to do the rear main so this is the time to address the conversion :)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 41,241
Posted By lookforjoe
Going to rewire the Regina to LH2.4 for my +T....

Going to rewire the Regina to LH2.4 for my +T. Regina +T works, however the AFR's are very uneven and LEAN under light boost (14's @ 2-3psi), then pig rich under heavier pedal. I want the motor to...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you. Yeah, It will look too odd staggered....

Thank you. Yeah, It will look too odd staggered. The other change will be a 10 degree rake cut on the lower panel to flow with the C pillar rake.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
Playing around with the bed side rails. They will...

Playing around with the bed side rails. They will be epoxied once I'm done futzing with them. These are just for when I need to transport materials. Not to be left in place.

Positioned the side...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
The carrier actually was still in place, just the...

The carrier actually was still in place, just the rubber tore around the bearing cage. It is definitely smoother now - the vibration was most noticeable on deceleration.

The mixed paint was...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 85,488
Posted By lookforjoe
I worked on the driveshaft yesterday - took a...

I worked on the driveshaft yesterday - took a little while to get it set up safely for working underneath. This is the first time I have jacked it up off all four wheels since doing the chopping &...
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