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Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2020, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Finnish240
Car sat few weeks outside because I had a...

Car sat few weeks outside because I had a friend's Saab 9-3 at turborebuild and we had few icy mornings here in central Finland. I drove two weeks my 850 winter car. My neighbour used it as a second...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Thanks :cool: Thank you! Bross kits...

Thanks :cool:



Thank you! Bross kits were originally made from sort of plastic, but these copies that are sold nowdays are made of fiberglass. Mine has fiberglass copy parts in front that are...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Few weeks till this goes to garage. plan is to...

Few weeks till this goes to garage. plan is to make new exhaust, not sure tho will it be RST or regular exhaust pipe, size will be 3''.
https://i.imgur.com/2gPhl5Ll.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,902
Posted By Finnish240
Hx40 is a common used unit in Finland. S200sxe...

Hx40 is a common used unit in Finland. S200sxe turbos have "lots of" variants with their turbine housings, it would be nice to have info if the turbine housings would fit to these work machine units:)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,902
Posted By Finnish240
I have the same s200(g?) and it is maybe going in...

I have the same s200(g?) and it is maybe going in with my 8 valve. I am excited to see numbers that you will get :) I am not sure tho if I use it or not, it would be nice to get turbo spooling same...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Thanks, they are 59° North wheels D-004...

Thanks, they are 59° North wheels D-004 17*8.5"/9.5".
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
This project is a slowly moving one, but progress...

This project is a slowly moving one, but progress is coming in future with new engine. I am going to rebuild it with H-conrods etc. Redblock of course, b230fk squirter block. I am still making...
Forum: showroom 09-01-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 280,661
Posted By Finnish240
Settings for succesful rolling shot?

Settings for succesful rolling shot?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Nice to hear, I was really close to get 16V 740...

Nice to hear, I was really close to get 16V 740 ten years ago, but dad bought this for me. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Gave a good wash and waxed whole car. Next I took...

Gave a good wash and waxed whole car. Next I took it for a drive and took some photos:lol:

https://i.imgur.com/ywz1r6ol.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/8NZJzAGl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/cqybXVTl.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Thank you, I like it too very much now :) ...

Thank you, I like it too very much now :)


Thanks:)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 243,819
Posted By Finnish240
Waiting for video from this when it happens, I've...

Waiting for video from this when it happens, I've wanted to do this long time:)

Great build as allways! ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Double post

Double post
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Got the wheels wrapped and installed:cool: ...

Got the wheels wrapped and installed:cool:

<a href="https://ibb.co/c82qtYK"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/t2YRcLw/IMG-20200803-182318.jpg" alt="IMG-20200803-182318" border="0"></a>
<a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Question M90 is working well, and feels good and fast...

M90 is working well, and feels good and fast enough for me. Last week I changed oils to it, and tranny feels bit smoother now. Car has changed a bit with new front splitter, it is made of poly ethane...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 326,539
Posted By Finnish240
I was planning to get one of those bodymount...

I was planning to get one of those bodymount shifters, but ended up doing stock style shifter mount during m90 swap to my 240. Maybe some day if you get good results using one?:)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Thanks, appreciate your words!

Thanks, appreciate your words!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Not much have been changed since last post, now I...

Not much have been changed since last post, now I have 1bar on clock and few odd spots on chip, but nothing majure to stop me driving the car. Car feels how it should have been from the beginning. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 187,541
Posted By Finnish240
I like this alot! That exhaust manifold is pure...

I like this alot! That exhaust manifold is pure sex!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
So now there is some boost added, -18t makes 0.95...

So now there is some boost added, -18t makes 0.95 bars with additional spring and bleed. Needs +0.25bars more. It feels quicker of course, but it ain't a rocket. It needs more spring/new WG actuator....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
New battery, fuel- and oil filter with fresh oil...

New battery, fuel- and oil filter with fresh oil are in. Car starts like it should and works fine. Fuel filter change was such a pain in the ass because banjo fittings started to leak, and leak...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Took some pictures with decent camera this time....

Took some pictures with decent camera this time. First five pics are from local airfield where you can testyour cars top speed sometimes. V40 Volvos are at the top of the list every year. Maybe some...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Painted spoiler to gloss black, color is from my...

Painted spoiler to gloss black, color is from my old V70. I used two sided tape to secure.
https://i.imgur.com/bmBVFEbl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/G24p5Hul.jpg

Seems like my starting issue is the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
I have had random issues with starting, and it...

I have had random issues with starting, and it seems that when car does not like to start it looses spark. I have changed spark plugs, wires, rotor and gap year ago. Last parts have been TDC sensor...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
All that I know that mine likes this car :) ...

All that I know that mine likes this car :)




My side skirts are plastic, so they are original Bross skirts. They fit as nice as many OEM skirts fit on modern cars. Front pieces are made in...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
It's aftermarket stuff

It's aftermarket stuff
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Bought a S70 wing. Needs some new colour and...

Bought a S70 wing. Needs some new colour and thoughts how I mount it.

https://i.imgur.com/Z00hgobl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/29MNNiDl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Thanks, today has been nice weather so few pics...

Thanks, today has been nice weather so few pics of car that needs a good wash

https://i.imgur.com/ov4Tr7rl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/TnI79Ptl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/bijbIpHl.jpg

This...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
First 100km/60miles driven with new tranny, and I...

First 100km/60miles driven with new tranny, and I must say that I love it! Few random pics

3d printed shift pattern in M4x-series knob
https://i.imgur.com/pe2Dtrpl.jpg

Car pulls well from...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
M90 swap started last thursday when I took car...

M90 swap started last thursday when I took car back to use and drove it a bit. M47 worked great, but before I lose it's 3rd gear teeth it had to go.

Pic from second to last drive with m47...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 426,151
Posted By Finnish240
Sidetrim delete looks every time more tempting...

Sidetrim delete looks every time more tempting when I see this car! This car is perfect.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 247,538
Posted By Finnish240
Does that td05 work well with Volvo exhaust...

Does that td05 work well with Volvo exhaust manifold? What kind of turbine housing does it have? Keep up your good work!
Forum: showroom 04-23-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 3,930,328
Posted By Finnish240
https://i.imgur.com/u4GbOeFl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/u4GbOeFl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/pQCA4GAl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Dear diary, today we remapped the ecu, and car...

Dear diary, today we remapped the ecu, and car has 5 gears still. No slipping clutch or any issues. Good day.

Edit: few new pics

https://i.imgur.com/qh0Y2Scl.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Yesterday I tried to get car outside and wash it...

Yesterday I tried to get car outside and wash it properly. First, battery was dead, 8.5volts from terminals, second issue was with giant fuel leak under car. Left car to garage and went to play...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
So, I threw new brake parts in, only brake fluid...

So, I threw new brake parts in, only brake fluid is still in bottle. Bolts are 8.8 stiffness for now, I will change them before test drive same time with the fluid.
https://i.imgur.com/GXIahRol.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Mail guy delivered two packages of brakeparts,...

Mail guy delivered two packages of brakeparts, gonna go with original rear brake setup with new rotors and pads etc; but front will be upgraded with W212 E-series Mercedes ventilated 300mm rear...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 257,366
Posted By Finnish240
It's not a hobby if your money and time aren't...

It's not a hobby if your money and time aren't spent to it :) This is awesome motivation lifter build, keep on posting!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Found some rust issues under car. I think i have...

Found some rust issues under car. I think i have fixed those by now, rust repairs with sorta running and driving car sucks:lol: I may have to use a year once and make whole car clean.

I did fresh...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Summer is gone and it's time to put car back to...

Summer is gone and it's time to put car back to garage. Chinese -012 amm blew up after 3000km on it, and made engine run at afr 9.5-12.3. It idles with three cylinders when cold and black is the main...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 357,798
Posted By Finnish240
One guy in Finland tig welded a whiteblock...

One guy in Finland tig welded a whiteblock dualmass flywheel to make it be single version. Don't remember if it was with m90 or other rwd gearbox:)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 335,729
Posted By Finnish240
Did you cut the whole edge from rear arches?...

Did you cut the whole edge from rear arches? Fitment is too nice!
Forum: showroom 07-30-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 3,930,328
Posted By Finnish240
At the summer meet of biggest forum in Finland...

At the summer meet of biggest forum in Finland (Volvo racing club Finland).
https://i.imgur.com/2x6mz4vl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2018, 02:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Did put a heatshield for airfilter for now. Small...

Did put a heatshield for airfilter for now. Small thing, but got some "swooooosh" sound out from cabin, if I want to hear it, just open window and there it is.

General pic of engine number 400 and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 251,071
Posted By Finnish240
I like this thing because of redblock, black...

I like this thing because of redblock, black color and that front end. Gonna be perfect when you get those later model bumpers on! You are doing awesome, keep on going!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Some washing and hard wax from Collinite for...

Some washing and hard wax from Collinite for 240:oogle:

https://i.imgur.com/VV4WIJnl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/UU1OfVil.jpg

Added this metal plate that is removed from original IC to top of...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Added another muffler to kill excessive noise...

Added another muffler to kill excessive noise from exhaust. It was a good little addition for this. Exhaust is not finished yet, i have to add a 3" cat to pipe, it will kill some noise aswell. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 335,729
Posted By Finnish240
Don't be too hard for your self, paint looks...

Don't be too hard for your self, paint looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
If it goes well, I dig it too! Got bored...

If it goes well, I dig it too!

Got bored listening that woooosh noise that my current aircleaner does, so took that 940 b230fk airbox and modified it. I think that finding pipes and hoses will be...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 37,880
Posted By Finnish240
Been thinking of extra lip/diffuser for front...

Been thinking of extra lip/diffuser for front bumper. Atom did an excellent job with his Amazon and it gave me an extra kick for trying it.

Lain goal is not an aerodynamic thing, i think that...
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