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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2022, 09:49 AM
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Posted By floydilian
Appreciate that as well. That's too bad, mine are...

Appreciate that as well. That's too bad, mine are still in good shape.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By floydilian
That's the perfect reply, thank you. I saw the...

That's the perfect reply, thank you. I saw the IPD kits but wasn't sure if that was the legit method.

Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By floydilian
1973 164 blower fan motor

Hi folks - need a bit of advice. I have been working on my 164 and finally have it running great and starting to clean up nicely. I've been going through the AC system, and I have it working but......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By floydilian
164 - Intake leak at EGR valve

Hi ya'll!

I'm tracking down intake leaks on my 73 164 (d jet FI). I've temporarily removed most of the hoses and have hooked up a DIY smoke-intake-leak-detector-thing.

I've got some leakage...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,764
Posted By floydilian
Well, nobody ever accused me of being intelligent...

Well, nobody ever accused me of being intelligent and I couldn't resist. I tidied and gashed up an old b18 or b20 manifold and it came out OK - a ton of buildup on the weld even though I cut deeply...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,764
Posted By floydilian
That gives me hope, thanks.

That gives me hope, thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,764
Posted By floydilian
Thanks ya'll for the suggestions. I've had the MC...

Thanks ya'll for the suggestions. I've had the MC out, flushed it, bench bled it, and flushed and bled the whole complex system and it seems to be working. The booster was dry inside so I'll take...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,764
Posted By floydilian
Volvo 164 resurrection

Hi ya'll - for reasons I can't clearly articulate, I've picked up another project, a 1973 164 automatic. It is a solid car but in need of some love.

With some fiddling, cleaning of grounds, tidy...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-13-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
Welp, I'm back with another update on my CAS :-P ...

Welp, I'm back with another update on my CAS :-P

I can get a clean CAS signal if I spin the CAS with a drill quickly, but at anything slower than quick on the drill, the rpm will drop to 0 and the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-24-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
Strongly agree. It is set up on the stand, so...

Strongly agree. It is set up on the stand, so when I take everything down to document I'll check everything against the spec before I build the harness for the car. Would suck to get it in the car...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-24-2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
Thank you for your help! I tested the CAS...

Thank you for your help!

I tested the CAS with an LED (both the tach wheel and the cam wheel) and got 24 tach flashes and 1 cam flash. Perfect, it's fine. Next, I pulled off the daughter board and...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-19-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
Some updates: I went though everything, hooked up...

Some updates: I went though everything, hooked up the VW coil pack, and cranked without fuel. I got some erratic spark, and then the coil pack got hot and died - oops!

The PW is being calculated...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-13-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
Thanks guys - I will try all those things this...

Thanks guys - I will try all those things this evening!

Meanwhile, figuring there is no harm in trying and guessing (hoping?) that as you both suggest, there might be unreliable outputs views in...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-13-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
Checked and the noise filtering is off - thanks....

Checked and the noise filtering is off - thanks. Of course, I had to try turning it on temporarily and seeing if that made a difference - no dice.

I will triple check the wiring - my grounds are...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-12-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
One more theory I will check: I went over all my...

One more theory I will check: I went over all my power and grounding wires, and I notice that I assumed that the CAS should be grounded through the shielded wire that returns to the MS (pin 1). Seems...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-12-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
Yes - I spun the little pots as per the...

Yes - I spun the little pots as per the directions, and checked with the multimeter per the directions - showing 2.34v between R54 and ground.



Yes - the voltage between J1-1 and ground is...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-11-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
That's good advice, thanks. At the CAS, I am...

That's good advice, thanks. At the CAS, I am getting either .18v or 3.58v depending on where the inner wheel is. At the board (measured at JP1 pin3) I am getting either .17 or 3.51 depending on where...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-11-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
That's a good idea - it is actually easier to...

That's a good idea - it is actually easier to just stick it back on the engine - cranking here without spark plugs installed, and no fuses except MS power and CAS power. Waiting to install the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-11-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
Thanks for all the advice. I am so close -...

Thanks for all the advice. I am so close - actually, getting this CAS set up is the last step before firing my b20! But assuming I am reading the logs , I must have done something incorrectly or...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-05-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
Thanks so much - not sure how I missed your post...

Thanks so much - not sure how I missed your post in that thread. I'm taking pics as I go so should be able to produce something mildly helpful. Ordered some more resistors for that last step - and...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-04-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
Thanks

Also thanks for that wayback link, that was pretty helpful even without the pics!

Well, after much destroying of resistors, here is my progress and one question:

First, I tried setting up only...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-03-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
Exactly right - I think its the MS-2 in a a...

Exactly right - I think its the MS-2 in a a special box. Shiny and brand new.



That makes sense based on the packaging when I bought secondhand but new on Ebay. I'll take your and cwdodson88's...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-02-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,867
Posted By floydilian
B20 MS2 would appreciate CAS advice

Hi ya'll! I'm moving my engine build over here from the restoration forum section as I'm deep into my Megasquirt build. I saw the other post about CAS wiring and wanted to pick the brains of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
A Megasquirt update (damn, should I be posting...

A Megasquirt update (damn, should I be posting this in a different forum now?)

I have read the manual, every write-up I could find, and I think I now know about 30% of what I need to get this...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
cwdodson88 I really appreciate the advice man...

cwdodson88 I really appreciate the advice man keep it coming.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Thank for all the advice - I bought that Yoshifab...

Thank for all the advice - I bought that Yoshifab CAS with the aftermarket CAS for 200 on ebay (here's a trick, favorite something expensive on ebay and sometimes the seller will offer you a deal)....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Yup I bought that.

Yup I bought that.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2021, 04:42 PM
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Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
This is exactly the level of detail I was hoping...

This is exactly the level of detail I was hoping for, thank you! I knew that there were a bunch of triggering options but was unclear about exactly what they entailed. Super appreciate it.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Update

Time to post an update! Since the last update a few (many) months ago, I have bitten the bullet and pulled the doors off (had to make the "old man screw knocker tool" for that) and wire wheeled down...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Indeed @ fantasy. And I have strongly...

Indeed @ fantasy.

And I have strongly considered a modern Volvo drivetrain swap (my daily is a 2015 s60) to perhaps a later 240 engine/trans. While I am not overly attached to the early pushrod...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Finally, its on to the rear suspension. Yanked it...

Finally, its on to the rear suspension. Yanked it all out (interesting how different it is than the 122). First impression... is the panhard rod supposed to be this shape? I mean, I understand that...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Next, started to tear into a B20 that I had...

Next, started to tear into a B20 that I had briefly installed in the yellow car before the engine started making a nasty noise. I feel like it is a pretty low mileage engine, but that could be my...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Time for an update of the last month of work. ...

Time for an update of the last month of work.

First, I gave the engine bay a good clean and then shot some primer on it. I got a can of the original blue mixed up at the paint supply store here in...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Patches in for floor. Getting slightly better at...

Patches in for floor. Getting slightly better at this. It's amazing how many compound curves our cars have. You don't really think about it until you are trying to make a flat piece of steel fit!
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Patching up the body. This is my first time doing...

Patching up the body. This is my first time doing such extensive work, and I'm getting better at it as I go. Plenty to learn though. Mostly need to put time on with the welder, and the butt welds...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Indeed. Love your videos, super helpful, thanks...

Indeed. Love your videos, super helpful, thanks for putting out such good content on YT.

The point of a 240 tunnel is... what exactly? The trans rear support (and the trasn/engine) is missing so I...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Small world! I am in EG on the I-5 side......

Small world! I am in EG on the I-5 side... between Laguna and Elk Grove Blvd. Likely close to you! Glad to hear there is a crew. I'll keep my eyes out for any get-togethers, would be fun.


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Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Today's work was starting on the front suspension...

Today's work was starting on the front suspension - there are a few bad ball joints that need replacing and the whole thing is dirty anyhow.

I'm wondering what these holes near the motor mounts...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Ah that makes so much more sense. So I have one...

Ah that makes so much more sense. So I have one M41 in a car and two on a bench. The driveshaft that came with the car is MUCH longer than the 2-door one I have, so if I want to use the M41 I have,...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
First task is to start fabrication somewhere nice...

First task is to start fabrication somewhere nice and hidden. This battery tray has had a hard life - my sense with this car is that someone did mediocre fab work many years ago and this battery tray...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
@R32RennSport - Ah, thanks! Would love to re-use...

@R32RennSport - Ah, thanks! Would love to re-use the M40 I already have with the OD. Didn't realize the remote shifter was separate. I'll keep an eye out for one.

@122power - Sacramento.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,092
Posted By floydilian
Floyd's 66 Wagon Project

I've been lurking long enough and I suppose it's time to start a project thread. I really enjoy looking at y'alls good work - let me see if I can give back a bit.

First, a bit about me. I started...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,124
Posted By floydilian
Looks great. I'm working on a 66 wagon right now...

Looks great. I'm working on a 66 wagon right now in pieces in my garage, in case you need any reference pictures or figures.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,528
Posted By floydilian
@pwschuh: Appreciate the feedback. The tunnel...

@pwschuh: Appreciate the feedback. The tunnel welds look like they were done with flux but overall the work is not bad - nothing an afternoon of grinding can't tidy. And good point about the gear...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,528
Posted By floydilian
Engine options (done some homework, need advice)

Hi ya'll!

Let me start this thread out by saying thanks to all the informative posts here. I've done some homework on engine options but need the advice of some folks who have actually lived with...
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