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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah it goes to that one side of the rear tail...

Yeah it goes to that one side of the rear tail lights to all of them the rod that connects them all to ground for sure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By sbabbs
I see the rear tail lights are grounded right...

I see the rear tail lights are grounded right there at that corner pillar. What else is in your rear?

Other then that, if it's part of the metal car, that is a ground...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By sbabbs
Get the front driveshaft section also..

Get the front driveshaft section also..
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By sbabbs
Only problem I had was that one stop thing...

Only problem I had was that one stop thing getting stuck on that nut and stuck full throttle on the 405 third gear all out. Had to turn the key off. 3.31 ratio no rev limit 7k 120mph in third.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By sbabbs
The pvc o ring is thicker around. Is the car...

The pvc o ring is thicker around. Is the car k-jet or carbs or LH injection?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 12:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,281
Posted By sbabbs
My bottle of MG chemicals Rubber Renue says it...

My bottle of MG chemicals Rubber Renue says it has Xylene, Ethyl benzine, Methyl Salicyate. I use it to soften up reel to reel tape deck capstans. Says don't breath, warning Cancer..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By sbabbs
Does the distributor have a o ring like that? I...

Does the distributor have a o ring like that? I think it does.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By sbabbs
Sounds like pre-detonation to me(pinging), spark...

Sounds like pre-detonation to me(pinging), spark blowout is more like a collapsed turbo intake tube. You lose all power when it happens.. Sumptin aint' right, but I would say it ain't the spark...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By sbabbs
Diesel 940 m90 clutch disc is 228mm I think. As...

Diesel 940 m90 clutch disc is 228mm I think. As far as 850 ones there is 850R disc 240mm. Works with aftermarket 240mm pressure plate and 850R pressure plate. TTR out of England makes the flywheels....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah but point is I've replaced them and don't...

Yeah but point is I've replaced them and don't have any other extra ones left.. It was only one I had left.... But you go order one from somewhere wait around a month till it gets delivered..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By sbabbs
90 plus turbo headgasket replacement trick to know!

Take out this one stud then you can take off head and put back without touching turbo or manifold, it just stays in place there. Granted if you do not take out this one stud you can but you tweak...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By sbabbs
Out of seat belt recievers in your 740 or 940? Fix here.

Take that double one from the trunk of a wagon for the kiddy seats and wha la! Now you got two for the driver, so if one goes south, other still works! Bolts right in!
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By sbabbs
Any LH 2.4 non turbo ECU will work. Even ones...

Any LH 2.4 non turbo ECU will work. Even ones from 740's or 940's..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By sbabbs
Pretty sure the way the stock ECU controls the...

Pretty sure the way the stock ECU controls the fan is it starts the fan with the low speed then goes to the high speed every time the fan kicks on ECU controlled with that relay. This is so there...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By sbabbs
This wire to tps? Yeah could be that but I...

This wire to tps? Yeah could be that but I thought it only applied to 5xx ecu's. Worth a shot and easy to do. Turbo cars wire harnes does not have the wire to full throttle tps connection if that is...
Forum: article composition 08-02-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 360,666
Posted By sbabbs
928 ECU to control electric fan would be the one...

928 ECU to control electric fan would be the one if there is one for B234f. The 9xx ECU have the fan control the older 5xx don't for 740, 940. Not clue if it actually does, but it would be the ecu...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,798
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah that one wire needs 12v while cranking. I...

Yeah that one wire needs 12v while cranking. I hooked that to the wire that goes to the starter that starts the car. The little igniter wire from the ignition switch. You can look at starter and see...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2022, 01:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,450
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah but that same night I ran 12.61 at 108 with...

Yeah but that same night I ran 12.61 at 108 with getrag 265 manual transmission, then the stock dog dish flywheel exploded and totaled the car next year. Moral of the story, if you go manual trans,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 04:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,450
Posted By sbabbs
My quickest ET was A cam and 15g stock head....

My quickest ET was A cam and 15g stock head. 12.61. RSI stage 3 12.7's. Greg Ervin ran 12.60 with 15g and IPD turbo cam. 740's gutted and with slicks.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By sbabbs
Depends if it's a 240 you should beat the sheet...

Depends if it's a 240 you should beat the sheet out of it with a big hammer to make everything "fit". If it's a 740, plenty of room...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 182,488
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah ye old leaner number three. I had to do two...

Yeah ye old leaner number three. I had to do two headgaskets last summer myself. Had 30 thou taken off the 95 wagon, machinist said dat too much. I said take it off. Working fine so far, had 200k on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By sbabbs
Couple tricks are change motor oil, soak air...

Couple tricks are change motor oil, soak air filter in alchyhole. Run car on highway in second gear get cat hot right before you pull in. Ohh check valve clearances.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2022, 01:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,205
Posted By sbabbs
Diamond honed and Plato brushed, 2nd pull sets...

Diamond honed and Plato brushed, 2nd pull sets the rings.. Once it's up to temp, it's ready to go!

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Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah that is a good call use 011 ezk the NA one...

Yeah that is a good call use 011 ezk the NA one instead of the turbo 012. Also you didn't say if your using low impedance or high impedance injectors and a resistor pack or not. But the main thing...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,205
Posted By sbabbs
Okay uploaded the pics of the ring gap data to...

Okay uploaded the pics of the ring gap data to tbricks server I guess I should upload that other one also so if imagur goes down it will always be on tbricks server forever one could hope. 16v turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,205
Posted By sbabbs
Ohh found the other part to those wisco's from...

Ohh found the other part to those wisco's from RSI. I had the 16v turbo ones.

THIS IS HOW IT IS WISCRACKO SAYS TO DO IT!!!!!!!!!!!! Butt what do they know, they only sell the crud. I am sure your...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,205
Posted By sbabbs
https://i.ibb.co/C15Q7PX/16vturbowisco.jpg...

https://i.ibb.co/C15Q7PX/16vturbowisco.jpg (https://ibb.co/GxvR2H1)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,059
Posted By sbabbs
I don't think it has EGR, I haven't done nuttin...

I don't think it has EGR, I haven't done nuttin to the motor except fix the crank ventilation system. Spent most of my time cleaning it and replacing the whole interior. Still needs iPD poly strut...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2022, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,059
Posted By sbabbs
Ready to race! ...

Ready to race!

https://i.ibb.co/ZJYyD66/IMG-7257.jpg (https://ibb.co/mBXQWCC)

https://i.ibb.co/BN5RV6H/IMG-7211.jpg (https://ibb.co/rsRJGpK)

https://i.ibb.co/CVZGjnY/IMG-7217.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By sbabbs
Best to get it flat at the right angle if it's...

Best to get it flat at the right angle if it's not flat on that banjo bolt tends to leak then. What I found. I've reused used copper washers so many times it ain't that....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,887
Posted By sbabbs
We'll dat's just like yur Opinion, man..

We'll dat's just like yur Opinion, man..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2022, 02:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,392
Posted By sbabbs
Pinion angle?

Pinion angle?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By sbabbs
Okay 10 percent bigger, what part of you need 40...

Okay 10 percent bigger, what part of you need 40 percent bigger did you not understand? Also percentage wise your running twice the stock boost levels at least. So ten percent more for twice the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By sbabbs
Okay I warned you. I did it way back when...

Okay I warned you. I did it way back when cylinder number three with be the one to let go. Runs leaner then the others with the stock intake.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By sbabbs
Umm you will blow motor with stock turbo...

Umm you will blow motor with stock turbo injectors running E85. You need to up to 550cc or 50LB injectors for E85 with turbo redblock. YOu need 40 percent bigger injectors for e85. Yeah it will run...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,121
Posted By sbabbs
Penta alternator bracket is on drivers side. Just...

Penta alternator bracket is on drivers side. Just another option like using the better 740 style also.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By sbabbs
https://i.ibb.co/D4BjZ8J/IMG-6429.jpg...

https://i.ibb.co/D4BjZ8J/IMG-6429.jpg (https://ibb.co/y0zxrY9)

https://i.ibb.co/jVrGD7x/IMG-6430.jpg (https://ibb.co/Q8KnMsq)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By sbabbs
If you want it straight up and not slanted then...

If you want it straight up and not slanted then you could try and find the rare 75 m46 upright bellhousing.
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By sbabbs
740 with Getrag 265 five speed transmission. 28...

740 with Getrag 265 five speed transmission. 28 1/2 inches.

240 with M47 and it is 24 inches.


740 with M46 and those are 20 1/8 inches.

740 with M90 and it is 29 1/4 inches.

They are...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By sbabbs
BMW getrag 265 is smaller and STS local makes the...

BMW getrag 265 is smaller and STS local makes the adapter kit and is good for 500HP. I got one in my 90 745T with JohnV billet steel flywheel.

https://i.ibb.co/gSPJJdF/getrag265.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By sbabbs
Welp I have the uncanny ability to be able to...

Welp I have the uncanny ability to be able to drive it and tell you exactly where what is making the sound. I've even had multiple 240 diesels in the past, even all the special tools to work on them....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By sbabbs
The belt for the cam could be singing if it's too...

The belt for the cam could be singing if it's too tight. THe big one on the front, not that little belt that drives the injection pump on the back
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,281
Posted By sbabbs
Usually if injectors are leaking down when turned...

Usually if injectors are leaking down when turned off it makes it hard to start the car after a shut down like ten minutes later cause it's flooded but usually will then start after sitting a while....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,281
Posted By sbabbs
TPS working properly? Take out fuel rail put all...

TPS working properly? Take out fuel rail put all injectors in plastic soda containers and then do that LH 2.4 test where it will fire the injectors and you can watch them spray or not spray or watch...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By sbabbs
Adjust the timing might help. Earlier ones had...

Adjust the timing might help. Earlier ones had 11mm head bolts. Maybe different cam, not sure, later ones had the altitude adjustment on the injection pump. I sold all my volvo diesels and all my...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,068
Posted By sbabbs
Does it have removable bellhousing?

Does it have removable bellhousing?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2022, 01:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,581
Posted By sbabbs
We'll something is loose if your getting a clunk,...

We'll something is loose if your getting a clunk, I just posted the two common clunking problems. Why can't you jack it up and figure out where the clunking is coming from? Maybe it's in the diff......
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,581
Posted By sbabbs
Clunk is either trailing arm bushings or torque...

Clunk is either trailing arm bushings or torque rod bushings bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By sbabbs
Top dead center is when both valves are closed on...

Top dead center is when both valves are closed on cylinder number one compression stroke and piston is at top of cylinder. take out spark plug check with pencil down hole also take off valve cover...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,491
Posted By sbabbs
I've had luck soaking them in oil and lube stuff...

I've had luck soaking them in oil and lube stuff getting them to spin again and work. Why not dump in in a little bucket of oil and tranny fluid or sumptin for a few days then see if it loosens up...
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