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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By 2manyturbos
Sounds like it to me based on everything you’ve...

Sounds like it to me based on everything you’ve done so far. The starter is not difficult to replace on a 960.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2022, 03:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By 2manyturbos
The key makes no difference as long as it turns...

The key makes no difference as long as it turns the lock. 960, S, V90 keys are not chipped. There is a relay for the starter in the relay box under the hood. The relay may be getting flaky.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,256
Posted By 2manyturbos
I think you are chasing your tail. 240s are...

I think you are chasing your tail. 240s are known for a lot of wind noise. I just drove a 240 wagon I have the other day and that is what immediately came to my attention. How much wind noise it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By 2manyturbos
Bingo, I was going to suggest exactly that this...

Bingo, I was going to suggest exactly that this morning. The 560 ECU is notorious for failure. Don't bother with any of the 5XX ECUs. Get a 937, 939, 954 or 967 ECU. They have faster processors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By 2manyturbos
According to an engineer at McCleod the most...

According to an engineer at McCleod the most common cause of clutch shudder with OEM type clutch discs is a marcel spring that has gone flat from heat resulting it something more like a race clutch...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2022, 02:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ The OP’s car is an LS V8 conversion 244.

^^

The OP’s car is an LS V8 conversion 244.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2022, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By 2manyturbos
I wonder if the earlier steel lower u-joint would...

I wonder if the earlier steel lower u-joint would clear better? I have both types. I can post up a picture of them side by side.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 12:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
I'm all for his building his perpetual motion...

I'm all for his building his perpetual motion machine. People have been working on that since the dawn of science. Take a known engine, add a parasitic supercharger that takes more fuel to drive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 12:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
And...done.

And...done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By 2manyturbos
I was going to warn you to wear leather gloves. ...

I was going to warn you to wear leather gloves. The steel clips that hold those trims on can and will slice your fingers open. I'll leave my comment for others who might stumble into it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 11:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
One more comment like that and I'm closing your...

One more comment like that and I'm closing your thread. Go ahead, try me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
There you go again. Torque is a measurement of...

There you go again. Torque is a measurement of resistance. Torque does nothing as far as moving the car down the road. I know that will fly right over your head. Power is a measurement of work...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
Lol. You are correct. I have enough knowledge,...

Lol. You are correct. I have enough knowledge, experience, and common sense not to bother with any of those. I have built several custom set ups for myself and other customers over the years. Not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
You made the comment that I have no idea about...

You made the comment that I have no idea about modern drive trains. That’s so far from the truth. As I said, your assumptions are digging your own grave. The truth is, everything you say is just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
Sometimes the truth hurts. You really don’t...

Sometimes the truth hurts. You really don’t understand what you’re talking about. Whether I’m moderator or not, it doesn’t change that fact. What Mercedes did isn’t the point. What you’re suggesting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
Hey genius, why don’t you share with us what your...

Hey genius, why don’t you share with us what your background is? Just as with all your assumptions about this project, you are making assumptions about the people in this thread. So far, you have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
It's not theories. It's actual published...

It's not theories. It's actual published scientific data. The same materials/facts that Mercedes engineers studied in school when they were working towards their degrees. Your complete lack of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
You're never going to learn anything without...

You're never going to learn anything without going out and building what you suggest and miserably failing to meet your imaginary goals. Mercedes engineers aren't any smarter than Ford, BMW, Porsche...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
You are so full of assumptions and seemingly...

You are so full of assumptions and seemingly clueless about forced induction there is no point in taking the conversation any further. In your mind it is the Supercharger that made a difference. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
I encourage you to dream and build. That's the...

I encourage you to dream and build. That's the only way you are going to learn anything. Before you start acquiring parts and taking time to fabricate I encourage you to do a lot more research. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By 2manyturbos
That would make no difference in braking clamping...

That would make no difference in braking clamping force, if that is what you are thinking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,354
Posted By 2manyturbos
It's obvious you don't understand. How much...

It's obvious you don't understand. How much power do you think it actually takes to keep a Volvo cruising 70 mph on level ground?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By 2manyturbos
I have had more than 0ne redblock engine push a...

I have had more than 0ne redblock engine push a seal out. Since it is burning off the exhaust manifold your cam seal likely pushed out. A customer of mine had that happen. Her car's PCV box was...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,894
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's because he is aggressive and fast. I'm...

That's because he is aggressive and fast. I'm hard on brakes. When I pull in grid after a run people will comment that my brakes smell hot. I just smile and say, "yeah, they are".
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2022, 03:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,894
Posted By 2manyturbos
I might know someone that has one.

I might know someone that has one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By 2manyturbos
You thinking Hackster?s car?

You thinking Hackster?s car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By 2manyturbos
I have had really stubborn feel line connections...

I have had really stubborn feel line connections before. Try backing off on the bolt and re-tightening them. The surfaces will crush further into the sealing rings. You might have to to that more...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2022, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By 2manyturbos
Significantly smoother.

Significantly smoother.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By 2manyturbos
In theory/design there is no connection...

In theory/design there is no connection whatsoever. What may be happening is the ground that attaches to the steering column horn ring shell might be getting moved when you pull that lever. That's...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By 2manyturbos
Those are a progressively wound spring. I doubt...

Those are a progressively wound spring. I doubt they have any affect on the car's handling under normal driving conditions.
Forum: showroom 05-24-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 250,858
Posted By 2manyturbos
My local club EESCC arranged and hosted an...

My local club EESCC arranged and hosted an Evolution Racing School at Sanderson Field last weekend. It was a great learning event and went off smooth as glass. Great instruction, an excellent venue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ Envirosafe. It will actually get colder than...

^^ Envirosafe. It will actually get colder than R-12 and is a direct drop in refrigerant.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,710
Posted By 2manyturbos
+1 OP, considering how you use the 242, get...

+1 OP, considering how you use the 242, get yourself some driving gloves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By 2manyturbos
I probably have a good condition used part. Send...

I probably have a good condition used part. Send me a PM if you're interested in buying one.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,195
Posted By 2manyturbos
I don't know how they are set up. I don't follow...

I don't know how they are set up. I don't follow drifting. That was his question though, how to make the rear of the car more tail happy, other than the addition of power. IOW, oversteer. My...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By 2manyturbos
Blade type of sensor vs. hot wire. They all are...

Blade type of sensor vs. hot wire. They all are the same concept, implemented differently.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By 2manyturbos
I think that is the problem with the initial...

I think that is the problem with the initial installation and re-tensioning in most cases. People line up the marks and then lock the tensioner. What needs to happen is to turn the crank so that it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,195
Posted By 2manyturbos
If you set the car up to oversteer everywhere it...

If you set the car up to oversteer everywhere it will make a dangerous daily driver. The slightest wet spot in a corner will lead to backwards into the ditch or an oncoming vehicle. Welded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,484
Posted By 2manyturbos
The J-pipe to drier thread is the same, R-12 vs....

The J-pipe to drier thread is the same, R-12 vs. R-134. IOW, 91-93. It is the dryer to low pressure line that is different 91/92 vs. 93. The opposite end an the compressor is the same thread all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By 2manyturbos
The core will fill out the width of the...

The core will fill out the width of the header/end tanks. On the 2 row there is a flat area on the header where no core is present. Also, you can look through one of the inlet/outlets and count the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,195
Posted By 2manyturbos
Damn. That will do it. What car were you...

Damn. That will do it. What car were you driving?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,272
Posted By 2manyturbos
They are the exact same length.

They are the exact same length.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2022, 03:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By 2manyturbos
That would be considered totally normal. The...

That would be considered totally normal. The spec calls for the check valve to hold rest pressure for 20 minutes.
Forum: showroom 03-29-2022, 04:06 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 250,858
Posted By 2manyturbos
It's approaching my limit of comfort for the...

It's approaching my limit of comfort for the space we are running in at PIR South Paddock. It's a good thing that course was so full of turns to keep the speed reasonable.
Forum: showroom 03-27-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 250,858
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yesterday I finally had a chance to drive the...

Yesterday I finally had a chance to drive the 2019 GT on dry pavement with my Advan A052 tires on it. I still have to install the Koni shocks/struts, increase the front camber and possibly swap in...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By 2manyturbos
Would what be an issue? Positive camber? If...

Would what be an issue? Positive camber? If that's the question, yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By 2manyturbos
Just swap the rear axle to an electronic speedo...

Just swap the rear axle to an electronic speedo axle and put in the appropriate cluster. That would be an easy solution.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By 2manyturbos
No.

No.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,272
Posted By 2manyturbos
27 13/16” from the bell housing mating surface to...

27 13/16” from the bell housing mating surface to the drive shaft flange mating surface.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2022, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,272
Posted By 2manyturbos
I have several at my shop. I’ll measure one...

I have several at my shop. I’ll measure one tomorrow. PM a reminder to do so around noon tomorrow.
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