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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Vol242vo
***Update*** Bought a new alternator and...

***Update***

Bought a new alternator and replaced it. Drove the car around and did great for awhile, on the way back it started to act up again power loss and this time the battery light came on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By Vol242vo
Went to Harbor freight and bought a test light,...

Went to Harbor freight and bought a test light, was able to confirm the alternator is bad. When the probe was in the small red terminal and then grounded to the alternator casing with the ignition...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By Vol242vo
Got it, thanks for the help Dale and Apachechef.

Got it, thanks for the help Dale and Apachechef.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By Vol242vo
Is this where I should disconnect the D+ terminal...

Is this where I should disconnect the D+ terminal from the alternator and run a test light
from the 12V on my battery to the small D+ terminal on the alternator?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By Vol242vo
Ok, I was clearly not grounding it properly. ...

Ok, I was clearly not grounding it properly.

The alternator bounced from 11.37 to 11.56 while running.

Battery reads 11.30 while running
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By Vol242vo
Hmmmm, I tried a few areas to ensure a decent...

Hmmmm, I tried a few areas to ensure a decent ground. Let me go out an try off it's own ground wire, the alt. that is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By Vol242vo
None taken. Multimeter, I familiar with. As...

None taken.

Multimeter, I familiar with. As mentioned, I have a reading of around 12v (DC) on the battery terminals before turning over. On the Alt I have the positive on the lead that returns to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By Vol242vo
We're on to something here...I just jumped the...

We're on to something here...I just jumped the 244 with my truck, that battery reads 11.97V which I know is low. I also took a reading from the + terminal on the bosch alt. it read 0.00 so clearly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By Vol242vo
Oddly enough the indicator lights are all good, I...

Oddly enough the indicator lights are all good, I check/replaced those. Wiring to the ALT. looks to be secure.

I did however realize I FAILED to reconnect the o2 sensor after rebuilding the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By Vol242vo
'93 244 - Fuel Cut out and Loss or Power

Welp this recent 244 I purchase has decided to finally leave my high and dry today...

Driving on the freeway, I noticed the SRS and ABS lights came on, after taking my exit at a lower speed the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3,210
Views: 1,358,687
Posted By Vol242vo
Yeah it was great to finally meet you Carl! Loved...

Yeah it was great to finally meet you Carl! Loved the 245, so clean.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,885
Posted By Vol242vo
Yeah it’s a manual tranny car and I’ll look for...

Yeah it’s a manual tranny car and I’ll look for better options after all your knowledge here. I really don’t know much about the m40 or m410
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,885
Posted By Vol242vo
A small pause in life, the 242 will remain in...

A small pause in life, the 242 will remain in storage for the next month or two while I find a new place to land, hopefully with a shop! Also picked up another project once the 242 is done.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By Vol242vo
We got it. I’m assuming the ECU was hot too. We...

We got it. I’m assuming the ECU was hot too. We had nothing no power, after a cool down it fired back up. Replacing plugs and wires today.

Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By Vol242vo
Ignition coil getting hot 740 wont turn over

Ignition coil getting hot 740 wont turn over.

So a friend of mine has an 89 744, B230. All of a sudden today the car wont turn over its getting power and was driven this morning just fine....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,697
Posted By Vol242vo
Facts.

Facts.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,697
Posted By Vol242vo
Incredible shape for a ‘78. Nice 2 you’ve got...

Incredible shape for a ‘78. Nice 2 you’ve got there.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 165,952
Posted By Vol242vo
Sounds like an idiot. Looking good my man!

Sounds like an idiot. Looking good my man!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 165,952
Posted By Vol242vo
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Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 33,512
Posted By Vol242vo
Either way, it looks like it was done RIGHT. Nice...

Either way, it looks like it was done RIGHT. Nice work.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,885
Posted By Vol242vo
Haha thank you. I too, suffer from OCD and my...

Haha thank you. I too, suffer from OCD and my projects.



Please do. That was one of the main reasons I wanted to use vinyl, keeping it clean. Carpet is nice but can get a PITA to clean. A...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,885
Posted By Vol242vo
Thank you! Its been a fun project. I...

Thank you! Its been a fun project.

I finished relocating all of the ignition items under the passenger side dash.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2021, 02:45 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 60,889
Posted By Vol242vo
Chrome Propus? They look great, completely...

Chrome Propus? They look great, completely changes the car. Beautiful.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 97,353
Posted By Vol242vo
That’s frustrating, when I saw this build thread...

That’s frustrating, when I saw this build thread bumped I was excited for an update. Soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,885
Posted By Vol242vo
Hey, thank you very much!

Hey, thank you very much!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By Vol242vo
Right on, thanks fellas!

Right on, thanks fellas!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By Vol242vo
Yes, 2 bolt from the oil pan also thread into the...

Yes, 2 bolt from the oil pan also thread into the bottom of this cover, which have been removed.

As far as the pins go, do I need a key to release them? How do I go about working around them?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By Vol242vo
I appreciate your help, again, please read post...

I appreciate your help, again, please read post #2.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By Vol242vo
Probably? or do you know? Second post...

Probably? or do you know?



Second post clears this. It's been whacked HARD with a rubber mallet, nothing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By Vol242vo
Thanks for the feedback, I should have added that...

Thanks for the feedback, I should have added that I have tried prying and the amount of pressure I was applying started to make me nervous. I guess I just need reassurance that I have removed all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By Vol242vo
The 4 bolts have been removed showing above.

The 4 bolts have been removed showing above.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By Vol242vo
B21 lower timing/crank cover removal

Stumped. How the hell does this come off? Id like to replace the gasket...all face bolts are removed and the 2 front, lower oil pan bolts are removed. This thing wont budge, I must be missing...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,589
Posted By Vol242vo
Really cool project, I like what you've done so...

Really cool project, I like what you've done so far!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,885
Posted By Vol242vo
Finished the battery tray area repairs, I had the...

Finished the battery tray area repairs, I had the metal battery tray fully intact but opted for the plastic/fiberglass one from later years.

...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 165,952
Posted By Vol242vo
Awesome progress Patrick, engine bay looks really...

Awesome progress Patrick, engine bay looks really nice.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 726,707
Posted By Vol242vo
I have a full set of chrome lined GLE vents,...

I have a full set of chrome lined GLE vents, clock, and glove box that would add to your already beautiful interior. Let know if you’re interested.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 60,889
Posted By Vol242vo
Waaaaaay better! You’re doing great things to...

Waaaaaay better! You’re doing great things to this 242.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 165,952
Posted By Vol242vo
That is so awesome. So close!

That is so awesome. So close!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 569,443
Posted By Vol242vo
Good lord. Fab skills are strong with this one.

Good lord. Fab skills are strong with this one.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 60,889
Posted By Vol242vo
Looks fantastic

Looks fantastic
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,806
Posted By Vol242vo
Cool!

Cool!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2021, 02:25 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 60,889
Posted By Vol242vo
I enjoy watching your progress and giving new...

I enjoy watching your progress and giving new life to this 242. Cheers.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3,210
Views: 1,358,687
Posted By Vol242vo
Love your Wagon Carl, it really has taken a new...

Love your Wagon Carl, it really has taken a new life over the past few years! It’s
a good lookin’ 245!
Forum: showroom 01-13-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,386,490
Posted By Vol242vo
Not cheap wheels at all, ARE was one of if not...

Not cheap wheels at all, ARE was one of if not the biggest competitor when these mesh wheels were being manufactured in the 80s. Made in Japan, cast and forged just as BBS did theirs. Some will...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 57,080
Posted By Vol242vo
Brilliant!

Brilliant!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 60,889
Posted By Vol242vo
That’s awesome. Really cool.

That’s awesome. Really cool.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,483
Posted By Vol242vo
There’s hope!

There’s hope!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,483
Posted By Vol242vo
Thank you. Yes someone else in IG stated the same...

Thank you. Yes someone else in IG stated the same part.

Yay!

https://i.postimg.cc/HkxCRjXR/323-E76-E8-7636-4-A26-83-FF-924-F29-CCF710.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,483
Posted By Vol242vo
M45 Gearbox - Identify part and rebuild question

Upon draining my M45 I was greeted by a part that belongs elsewhere. Can anybody identify this part and what it does/serves?

Also, it appears the 1st gear baulk ring and its retainer clip has come...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 249,917
Posted By Vol242vo
I love pretty car parts. Edit: I need your...

I love pretty car parts.

Edit: I need your lack of brake booster setup. Wow.
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