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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 07:23 PM
Replies: 83
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Posted By DET17
I believe the SAE got it right: ...

I believe the SAE got it right:

http://www.crankshaftcoalition.com/wiki/Quench
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By DET17
I've got those 305mm rotors on my 940. Skandix...

I've got those 305mm rotors on my 940. Skandix abutments for mounting the 850 calipers..... or will you fit others?

I understand the "young and stupid" comments early in this thread.....when I...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By DET17
I work for TOYO & Nitto Tire. If you have stock...

I work for TOYO & Nitto Tire. If you have stock 16" rims on a 9 series, check the Toyo web pages which will advise the range of rim widths that will "properly" fit specific tires. I don't recommend...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By DET17
Reach out to "theFullBanana". He is the only...

Reach out to "theFullBanana". He is the only actual user with a T5 behind the Whiteblock. I seem to recall that he used a McLeod hydro release bearing.

I should say, he has a running setup, not...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By DET17
I'm betting that Ben's CAD model will give you a...

I'm betting that Ben's CAD model will give you a good estimate on how much to shorten those inner tie rod ends. Ideally such detail would be included with the goods.

You can simulate by putting...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 81,126
Posted By DET17
AW71 oil lines reposition

With the new air box and the planned addition of an "extra oil cooler" for my AW71, the factory bent 8mm steel lines to the radiator mounted oil cooler just won't do. With a fit check of all the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By DET17
My Dad swore by "heat and then several coats of...

My Dad swore by "heat and then several coats of hammer". Seen it work many times... the shock load has a desireable effect on rusty threads. Be careful with added leverage.... I've wrung off things...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By DET17
Lowest cost, and DD functional: 24mm early 960...

Lowest cost, and DD functional: 24mm early 960 front bar, stock 19mm wagon rear. Forget the rear 25 unless you desire drifting functionality. Check with SwedishIron and 2Manyturbos.... both close...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By DET17
Do you have the stock 7/9 series hard pipes? Top...

Do you have the stock 7/9 series hard pipes? Top or mid tank FMIC?

I can make you a deal on the parts I removed from my 940T (which have about 15k miles on them, FCP Groton parts).... but then we...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By DET17
Whilst on this topic, I've got a Nathan's fuel...

Whilst on this topic, I've got a Nathan's fuel rail for the red block, includes both end fittings and mounts. See his old FS thread, if any of the pics still exist. PM with interest, no time to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 42,318
Posted By DET17
Very nicely done on the harness. I might have to...

Very nicely done on the harness. I might have to go to such OCD levels on my 242 Whiteblock build. What engine management in this baby?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By DET17
I'm curious about this device.... please link...

I'm curious about this device.... please link into this thread.

Kaplhenke states in his product description, NOT to use unless with lowered vehicles (I think he said 30-45mm, but I've not studied...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 81,126
Posted By DET17
19t wastegate actuator KINUGAWA

Well this Saturday was destined for the wastegate mount to my 19t.

I guess it's fairly well known that the MITSU TD04 (15g or larger) family of FWD turbos don't have a commercial solution for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By DET17
The lowest cost solution.... but as stated, don't...

The lowest cost solution.... but as stated, don't use UNLESS lowered (roll center).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By DET17
My understanding as well. 7/9 strut assys. are...

My understanding as well. 7/9 strut assys. are identical (or nearly so). The early 960s I think as well are common to this family of struts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 903
Posted By DET17
"Grandma version" pullapart OEM with low miles". ...

"Grandma version" pullapart OEM with low miles". I pulled a 125K mile donor for my 940, ran (so far) 5 years with all speeds, nary a squeak or rattle. Keep a clear eye for donors.... perhaps up...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 753
Posted By DET17
I've a set of nice aftermarket seats in my 70...

I've a set of nice aftermarket seats in my 70 Chevelle. Malaysian made, and they function and look appropriate for the musclecar era (vinyl, but also available in leather for additional $$$). ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 81,126
Posted By DET17
Eurosport Tuning air box install

Happy 2018! Can't wait to get this project done.......

As purchased the air box was built to mount the stock 016 AMM. I'm going to run the 012 which is the larger 3" version. I considered some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 998
Posted By DET17
You have chosen WISELY, grasshopper!

You have chosen WISELY, grasshopper!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By DET17
I tried 32mm rear spacers with FWD wheels (which...

I tried 32mm rear spacers with FWD wheels (which is what you have, I believe.... check your ET stamped/cast in your wheels and post it), and my tires rubbed on the rear fender lip. I think those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By DET17
I've got a stocker 9 series DP band clamp on my...

I've got a stocker 9 series DP band clamp on my workbench.... it is NOT square at the ends of the hoop. Both of the perpendicular ears are slightly rotated from being square. The stock DP can't be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By DET17
Sure looks like the exact ZF my son bought from...

Sure looks like the exact ZF my son bought from Kjetshizname..... right down to the bent rusty inner tie rod end! Installed and been running 1+ year in my old 89 Vaggen. The son says it is quite an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 998
Posted By DET17
While I'm certain you can "find your way" with...

While I'm certain you can "find your way" with LH2.2, consider an elegant alternative.... MegaSquirt MS2.

With LH2.2, you WILL be fighting all the "sins of the past", and whomever resto-modded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By DET17
With the amount of work you've put in, I'll...

With the amount of work you've put in, I'll suppose you plan to keep and drive for awhile. Consider conversion to wastedspark, and get rid of your rear head/cam mounted distributor. Bought my WS...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By DET17
I'm not a lambda man, but here goes: LH2.4...

I'm not a lambda man, but here goes:

LH2.4 with TLAO fuel chip - AEM wideband with the old school O2 sensor (not enough coffee for me to dig up the #, I'm sure you know it)

* idle always seems...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By DET17
Possibly a blown HG, but I think more likely your...

Possibly a blown HG, but I think more likely your oil cooler, which uses coolant to extract the heat (BTUs).
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By DET17
If his Pbase pics are still up, Stealthfti...

If his Pbase pics are still up, Stealthfti should have pics showing how he handled this turbo oil feed using the Tee method.

Does your 88 engine not have the banjo bolt connection point tapped &...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By DET17
Any codes being set in your LH2.4? I also see no...

Any codes being set in your LH2.4? I also see no mention of your IAC as tested/functional. It does appear you've covered many of the usual suspects. Your TB rebuilt, and seals replaced on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 81,126
Posted By DET17
The good news for any who follow.... you don't...

The good news for any who follow.... you don't need to TIG the 4 bolt flange for the 960/850 NA throttle bodies to the B21F intake (as Nathan did to mine). I fit checked a standard B230FT TB to the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 81,126
Posted By DET17
B21EFI Intake final install; throttle body overhaul

Time for an Xmas update on the project. The throttle body overhaul was delayed as I waited on the Volvo Webstore to deliver the throttle plate attachment screws; they have an unusual feature where...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By DET17
The proper 2 jaw puller will remove those carrier...

The proper 2 jaw puller will remove those carrier bearings; the one I used came from McMaster Carr, but I don't have a PN for it (machinist buddy owns). That is exactly how I removed the 3.73 ring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 823
Posted By DET17
Better find the greenbook detail for ABS on your...

Better find the greenbook detail for ABS on your vehicle. Next best online resource.... the 700/900 Maint. Pages from the UK Volvo Club. Search, and ye shall find.......
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By DET17
Search the web..... there is no "magic" unique to...

Search the web..... there is no "magic" unique to the Redblock. Hell, I think Wikipedia even has a page on it!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By DET17
I've got a lightly used set of RSI 158mm rods, H...

I've got a lightly used set of RSI 158mm rods, H beams. Buy them and matching pistons from Yoshifab and you will be golden. PM for details.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,007
Posted By DET17
Sweet 242 project. I'll keep an eye on your...

Sweet 242 project. I'll keep an eye on your progress; hope to start the res to mod of my 84 next year, just as soon as I recover from my DD completion. If you want that car to handle, with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 63,659
Posted By DET17
Yes it will, with a redblock. The Whiteblock...

Yes it will, with a redblock. The Whiteblock cars in Europa got the 3.54 final gearing. Hopefully he bought the M90H, which has the ~3.5 first gearing..... the L versions have the ~3.7 which will...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 63,659
Posted By DET17
Envious of that paint & wax job! The sad reality...

Envious of that paint & wax job! The sad reality of a Polar White car..... they never look that good.

Good night, sweetheart, good night.

edit - thanks for the tip about ARD.... I've got the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,007
Posted By DET17
Jack up the pass. side of the vehicle to "level'...

Jack up the pass. side of the vehicle to "level' the bores up. Kero & ATF sounds like the right stuff..... or just plain old spray penetrant oil. Time & penetrant, FTW......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 518
Posted By DET17
Dave is AGAIN the man. Yes, absolutely you must...

Dave is AGAIN the man. Yes, absolutely you must use the support bracket for the 90+ exhaust mani.

I just priced the OEM locknuts (8mm as the Engineers designed them) and they were near $9 a piece...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,237
Posted By DET17
Yes. Get Tuner Studio - I love my MS2 on my...

Yes. Get Tuner Studio - I love my MS2 on my Chevelle EFI conversion.... you just missed Black Friday prices for the factory built MS2 from DIYAutotune.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 81,126
Posted By DET17
I ordered mine via our local MOTION Industries...

I ordered mine via our local MOTION Industries rep. (who sells Millions a year to my company). I'd suggest going with the PN to your local FASTENAL and see if they can get them for you..... betting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 518
Posted By DET17
When I originally installed my Garrett T3 back in...

When I originally installed my Garrett T3 back in '12, I didn't have the metal gasket. Based on turbo diesel folks, I used heavy "bearing grease" very lightly in the area between the surfaces. Web...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By DET17
I'm betting here as well, but listen to the...

I'm betting here as well, but listen to the advise from "can play the blues"; he is wise.

The NA setup, with the flame trap dumping the bypassed gases/oil right in front of the throttle body, is...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 28,229
Posted By DET17
No name unbranded CHINA filter, better than K&N...

No name unbranded CHINA filter, better than K&N properly oiled (per their specs)? Please tell us why! Got studies, flow rate at specific pressure drop, dirt passed into engine, anything? There...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 36,106
Posted By DET17
Indeed, Canada is killing it with RWD projects. ...

Indeed, Canada is killing it with RWD projects. You are putting the typical lower 48 projects to shame!

Keep it up :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 28,229
Posted By DET17
That looks like a dead wringer for my EuroSport...

That looks like a dead wringer for my EuroSport Tuning air box. Despite common belief, this wouldn't be easy to fab. "from cardboard templates" due to the complicated geometry at the wheel well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By DET17
AND..... damn good advise from VVPete. I suspect...

AND..... damn good advise from VVPete. I suspect he is long gone from TB land. Sadly, more of the smart ones have departed than remain.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By DET17
Damn, bump from the grave. As posted earlier,...

Damn, bump from the grave. As posted earlier, there are only 2 seals on the TB shaft. O-ring behind the BOSCH TPS and the "husher" seal which goes on the arm actuation side. I'm speaking of LH2.4...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,240
Posted By DET17
What was the differences in the DP's between the...

What was the differences in the DP's between the flat and angled?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,240
Posted By DET17
I just finished a TD04 7cm housing "flat flange"...

I just finished a TD04 7cm housing "flat flange" with 3" Vband TIG'd to it, that I also bought from white855T.

Repeatedly on TB, I see folks claiming a big power gain that the funky angle flange...
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