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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 969
Posted By sbabbs
What about the cams? US car should have T cam...

What about the cams? US car should have T cam right?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By sbabbs
I don't see the leif dyno pic either.. I see the...

I don't see the leif dyno pic either.. I see the gutless 16v just fine, sorta like biden's votes..
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,333
Posted By sbabbs
I'm not sure if the aluminum covers are any...

I'm not sure if the aluminum covers are any different but I know that there are two different versions of the pickup sensor, one is deeper and can hit the sensor ring. I spaced it out with a spacer...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By sbabbs
I know a guy named Bob in Astoria, Oregon put a...

I know a guy named Bob in Astoria, Oregon put a boat aq171 in a 1800. That is b230 with 16v head. I sold him the boat rex ignition box for 50, then he said it didn't work right, then I said how did...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By sbabbs
I use the cheapo 10 dollar 760 turbodiesel mounts...

I use the cheapo 10 dollar 760 turbodiesel mounts from ebay the straight through ones with the bolt holes and take off the drivers side 240 motor mount brackets and drill out the center hole bigger...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By sbabbs
Stock lower 960 brace is a hollow tube. I'd get...

Stock lower 960 brace is a hollow tube. I'd get the IPD version which is similar but way beefier and solid metal.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,985
Posted By sbabbs
Once again the throw out bearing is always...

Once again the throw out bearing is always touching slightly. Not sure why anybody would think you can pull it all the way back and away from where it will be touching. Maybe with a clutch cable and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,985
Posted By sbabbs
Seems to me mine are always touching a little...

Seems to me mine are always touching a little bit. Remember when your throw out is going bad they usually make a noise when the clutch is out but as soon as you push it in the noise goes away. We'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By sbabbs
The old cherry turbo ipd upper strut braces fit...

The old cherry turbo ipd upper strut braces fit all years of 740's and 940's. What ever happened to the person who bought that jig that was a gonna keep making and selling those?

Also V in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By sbabbs
From that other KL racing cam thread... ...

From that other KL racing cam thread...


Curious if anyone is running any of the KL Racing turbo camshafts. I noticed the company popping up in threads about people wanting 3" downpipes and/or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By sbabbs
http://www.retroturbo.com/?product_cat=7900strutba...

http://www.retroturbo.com/?product_cat=7900strutbace
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By sbabbs
Sumptin like this? ...

Sumptin like this?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-740-940-Series-Strut-Brace-Bar-in-Black-UK-Dealer/124104230998?hash=item1ce5304856:g:EjoAAOSwiEVeXU2s
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,451
Posted By sbabbs
Here is my jam, my 550 thousand mile 740 surf...

Here is my jam, my 550 thousand mile 740 surf race wagoon turbo redblock with BMW Getrag 265 overdrive tranny.

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,753
Posted By sbabbs
Penta cranks sensor plug is different. I think it...

Penta cranks sensor plug is different. I think it is oval. Regina on those aq171's with dog dish flywheel crank holes.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By sbabbs
I know for a fact that volvo only uses 3.73 and...

I know for a fact that volvo only uses 3.73 and up dana 30 type gears and sheet in all there rear ends even the ones with gears lower then 3.73.. So normal dana 30 lower then 3.73 gears won't fit in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By sbabbs
3.15 ratio came in 83 760 turbo diesel with...

3.15 ratio came in 83 760 turbo diesel with automatic tranny. Good luck. OR buy new one from sweden somewhere I think you can if you gots lots of monies. Other option put ford 8.8 whole rear end in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,848
Posted By sbabbs
Welp there is always a chip for the 2.2 fuel ecu...

Welp there is always a chip for the 2.2 fuel ecu and chip for the 2.2 ezk if you wanna go that way instead of the brokeless distributor. You can even program your own ignition curve if you want..
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By sbabbs
Did you cut your tps wide open wire that turbo...

Did you cut your tps wide open wire that turbo cars ecu's don't have or like to have? If you don't cut that wire in the tps and use a NA harness with an older 5xx ECU it will cause the car to flood...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,312
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah just had mine done and used little propane...

Yeah just had mine done and used little propane torch to heat up the rubber and burned out the old one, then one of those little wire wheels the 2 incher in a drill to clean out the sleeve and then...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By sbabbs
Check the codes? Crank sensor?

Check the codes? Crank sensor?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,139
Posted By sbabbs
1990 740 turbo surf race wagoon!

1990 740 factory m46, T25 car special ordered by Jim Fishers best buddie. 550 thousand miles on the original block. Never been rebuilt. A cam. 13c turbo. JohnV billet steel flywheel 240mm Saab areo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,618
Posted By sbabbs
We'll I watched the video and your pedal cable...

We'll I watched the video and your pedal cable thing there on top of the pump to control the fuel sure ain't bolted down tight like it's supposed to be. Might be why the fuel ain't getting to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,371
Posted By sbabbs
Adjustable torque rods are to get your pinion...

Adjustable torque rods are to get your pinion angle correct so you won't get any driveline shudder. THat is why you need to adjust them if lowering the car. Otherwise if you change them from stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,130
Posted By sbabbs
Washer or two under the pivot ball pedestal...

Washer or two under the pivot ball pedestal before you screw it on the bolt.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,544
Posted By sbabbs
We'll if you really wanna tell em how great they...

We'll if you really wanna tell em how great they are you gotta make a video, here's mine. I call it The DAmage!


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/45X58bJYLP0"...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,913
Posted By sbabbs
Ford triton V8 ones seems the right lenght....

Ford triton V8 ones seems the right lenght. Anybody try those?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,913
Posted By sbabbs
Real? Where is your real timeslip Bro?? Keep...

Real? Where is your real timeslip Bro?? Keep posting sheet and not posting your timeslip and yeah I'll buttleve ya.



My goal is to be the fastest in the West this year redblock, you can be...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,913
Posted By sbabbs
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9a2t9Uo7gPs" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,417
Posted By sbabbs
Yes same as similar year 240 motor. Say 1987...

Yes same as similar year 240 motor. Say 1987 volvo 240 b230f motor has same skinny 9mm rods and mid thrust on the crankshaft. Same exact block no other casting for penta b230 same as car b230 block....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,734
Posted By sbabbs
It sounds like the pressure plate isn't releasing...

It sounds like the pressure plate isn't releasing the pressure on the clutch disc. First make sure as stated the fork is pushing the fingers of the pressure plate in when you push the clutch in. If...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,424
Posted By sbabbs
Bump this thread has those much needed driveshaft...

Bump this thread has those much needed driveshaft lenghts... I will look for the pic to reupload for you all.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,997
Posted By sbabbs
Also if the guibo rips apart no way for the...

Also if the guibo rips apart no way for the driveline to fall as there is a center alignment thingy in the middle of it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,997
Posted By sbabbs
We'll the front driveline and the M47 trans use a...

We'll the front driveline and the M47 trans use a guibo rubber bushing instead of a U-joint. They are all like that. Same as a BMW guibo. I also have an extra front driveline section for a 240 with...
Forum: article composition 08-04-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 93,451
Posted By sbabbs
928 is also a NA b234f ECU.

928 is also a NA b234f ECU.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,198
Posted By sbabbs
Usual culprit is the in tank fuel pump on those...

Usual culprit is the in tank fuel pump on those regina's. Make sure that is working correctly. Full pressure.. Also that coil ignition thingy might need cleaning of the contacts.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,342
Posted By sbabbs
Why isn't the oil to water oil cooler heat...

Why isn't the oil to water oil cooler heat exchanger thing real enough for you? Volvo thought they where. They do have a bigger radiator in those cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,291
Posted By sbabbs
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts/products/700-900-adjustable-torque-rods
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,342
Posted By sbabbs
RSI Da Bomb mod! 3 inch exhaust pipe. ...

RSI Da Bomb mod! 3 inch exhaust pipe.


https://i.ibb.co/G3nZvbt/oilpan3.jpg (https://ibb.co/1J7Cfwd)
https://i.ibb.co/HhjjPs2/oilpan1.jpg (https://ibb.co/y4rrk1R)...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,878
Posted By sbabbs
Don't forget the chevy camero T5 tailshaft mod...

Don't forget the chevy camero T5 tailshaft mod for 740 shifter location fitment. Moves the shifter back a little bit more then the ford tranny shifter location.

Personally I'd swap in a 265...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,911
Posted By sbabbs
Same as the nut and bolts that hold that lower...

Same as the nut and bolts that hold that lower IPD brace on. The one that looks like the factory volvo 960 brace but is a solid tube instead of hollow. Normal metric size. I'm not sure what but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,769
Posted By sbabbs
What fuel injection or points and carbs?

What fuel injection or points and carbs?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,960
Posted By sbabbs
1988 240 white race wagooon!

1988 white 240 wagon bought from old lady bad motor, put 93 motor in it upgraded to LH 2.4. Factory m47 car. STS flat flywheel, clutchnet yellow pressure plate, hybrid disc. KYb struts, upper lower...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,863
Posted By sbabbs
Welp here is one that would fit and work. ...

Welp here is one that would fit and work.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,967
Posted By sbabbs
Get a harness from a 240 that has LH 2.4. Use...

Get a harness from a 240 that has LH 2.4. Use that. It would be way easier. Only 4 wires to make it run. 1989 and newer 240's use lh2.4 in the states. Not sure if 240's ever got lh2.4 in UK. Add...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,976
Posted By sbabbs
Which one of mine is it faster then? My 88 240...

Which one of mine is it faster then? My 88 240 wagon? My 1990 740 wagon? My 1995 940 wagon?

What's your quarter mile time?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,863
Posted By sbabbs
We'll over there in UK or europa you can get...

We'll over there in UK or europa you can get those diesel bmw transmissions and the adapter plate from KL racing I think. Not so much here in the states unless you can find the old bmw getrag 265...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,863
Posted By sbabbs
Stock those m90s come with a dual mass flywheel...

Stock those m90s come with a dual mass flywheel so don't use that. People ditch that. Get the TTV flywheel for 850R clutch 240mm for m90. What I did...
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,418
Posted By sbabbs
Ha, I did the ugga ugga today myself with air...

Ha, I did the ugga ugga today myself with air wench. Gonna start up the 88 240 white slicktop race wagoon tomorrow! Motar is in, just gotta tidy it up and run it!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,919
Posted By sbabbs
You can adjust the AMM screw using an analogue...

You can adjust the AMM screw using an analogue dwell meter on lh2.2 to monitor where you want to set it. Have you messed with that at all?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,477
Posted By sbabbs
Welp 90 degrees yesterday and now zero...

Welp 90 degrees yesterday and now zero compression number 2 and 3.. Shoulda perhaps had the head resurfaced when I had it off. Hope it's just the head gasket.

Slapped a good battery in the...
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