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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By jwernerny
I've had turbos since '91, and I hope I trained...

I've had turbos since '91, and I hope I trained my son to let the car cool before shutdown and to keep the oil changed. Not sure about the PO though.

When we looked at the car on the lift, the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By jwernerny
Thanks! Too many things I could "use" in addition...

Thanks! Too many things I could "use" in addition to what my son's car needs!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By jwernerny
Blown Turbo Seal

My son's '92 940T is smoking like an old RX7. Actually, it's smoking worse than an old RX7. Inspection of the problem shows that the turbo oil seals are shot and oil is spraying out from where the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By jwernerny
Duct tape. Seriously, build up the socket with a...

Duct tape. Seriously, build up the socket with a little duct tape in the right place to keep it snug.

BTW, I'm only running the top, twin filament, bulbs in my '88 764 with E-codes. The ones I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By jwernerny
Have you looked around and talked to race shops...

Have you looked around and talked to race shops to see if anyone in your general area still makes radiators by hand? It won't be cheap, but it can be done "relatively" easily if you find the right...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By jwernerny
Once you get it moving, TriFlow the track. I did...

Once you get it moving, TriFlow the track. I did this a couple of months ago on both the '88 760 and '94 940T, and it made the sunroofs work much better.

TriFlow, for those who don't know, is a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,805
Posted By jwernerny
Heat soak can be solved with plastic spacers....

Heat soak can be solved with plastic spacers. I've seen them on HF4's on an MG. You might be able to find them, or find a high-temp resistant, low thermal coefficient (won't transfer hear) plastic...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,209
Posted By jwernerny
I prefer Bilstein HD. There is a difference in...

I prefer Bilstein HD. There is a difference in ride quality. This IPD video explains it well.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/iwaDZbwHFt0" frameborder="0"...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 46,650
Posted By jwernerny
I just stumbled upon this thread (having myself...

I just stumbled upon this thread (having myself been inactive during the time it was active), and wanted to add some info about the Dan Theil/Wayne Baldwin car.

I've know the car in question since...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By jwernerny
A racer who also was an Alfa and Lotus dealer...

A racer who also was an Alfa and Lotus dealer taught me this: Never save money on brakes or steering. If you car doesn't go, you won't crash. If your car can't turn or stop, you will crash.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By jwernerny
Just have to search for a minute or so... There...

Just have to search for a minute or so... There are also vendors on TB that have them.
https://www.topbrakes.com/c/car-items/21723
https://www.topbrakes.com/c/car-items/21727
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By jwernerny
A good, (use to be) relatively cheap upgrade was...

A good, (use to be) relatively cheap upgrade was to use the 164E rotors (vented) and calipers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By jwernerny
Beat me by a matter of seconds. I posted to Off...

Beat me by a matter of seconds. I posted to Off Topic. :-)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,355
Posted By jwernerny
A good first step is a 142E exhaust, but building...

A good first step is a 142E exhaust, but building is more fun. I say 2.5" straight off the joining from the manifold into a 2 chamber, Flowmaster. No restriction. Lots of noise. Terrible at low RPM...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,488
Posted By jwernerny
Man I am good. Found a thread about it (from...

Man I am good. Found a thread about it (from 2006!): http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=73422&highlight=solder
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,488
Posted By jwernerny
I remember chasing a similar problem on more than...

I remember chasing a similar problem on more than one 960 with ECC, and I remember the issues traced back to soldering. Well, actually not soldering, but delamination of the circuit board traces...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By jwernerny
Found this thread about the fuel gauge:...

Found this thread about the fuel gauge: https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=301665
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By jwernerny
I vaguely remember something about the sender...

I vaguely remember something about the sender being different or something with the rallye cluster in my '70 145. I do remember I used to fill based on mileage, not not on the gauge because the gauge...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,593
Posted By jwernerny
Because the cassette transport in the unit was...

Because the cassette transport in the unit was bad, and I was done with 1980's tech. :-)

I think we used 1990's portable CD tech in that car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,593
Posted By jwernerny
If you are willing to lose using the cassette for...

If you are willing to lose using the cassette for cassettes, you can probably mod the radio to give it an aux input. It's a quick and simple mode, basically you cut the signal lines from the cassette...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,176
Posted By jwernerny
You want the exhaust manifold from a B20E/F and...

You want the exhaust manifold from a B20E/F and the intake for a '65ish 122 single piece intake, not the intake/exhaust abomination.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 45,527
Posted By jwernerny
I'm assuming 245, correct? (Not 745, etc.)

I'm assuming 245, correct? (Not 745, etc.)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By jwernerny
The KYB shocks are probably not strong enough for...

The KYB shocks are probably not strong enough for your lowering springs. They also tend to be harsh. We tried them in my son's 944 T and they could not cope with (control) the 275 lb/in rear springs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,700
Posted By jwernerny
Let's be careful playing in the Blame Game. ...

Let's be careful playing in the Blame Game.

Lawyers for Volvo have a long history of shutting down "Volvo" related items. This goes back to the '90s. I have even had pictures I took of Volvos...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,805
Posted By jwernerny
I ran HF6 SUs, HIF SU, Stromberg Carbs (as...

I ran HF6 SUs, HIF SU, Stromberg Carbs (as delivered in '70), and the DGEV 38 carb. The DGEV gave me more trouble and poorer performance of any of them. The worn out HF6 carbs were the best. In...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By jwernerny
Winter mode changes shift points. AFAIR, it also...

Winter mode changes shift points. AFAIR, it also makes the car start out in 2nd gear (unless forced into 1st by the shifter). The idea is to make it easier to get the car moving in snow.

Winter...
Forum: showroom 04-21-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,484
Posted By jwernerny
The track is designed for cars. It is the...

The track is designed for cars. It is the centerpiece of Pineview Run Auto & Country Club https://pineviewrun.com/. The track is one of the most technical courses I have driven. Off camber, down...
Forum: showroom 04-19-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,484
Posted By jwernerny
The local BMWCCA chapter rented a private track...

The local BMWCCA chapter rented a private track for a track day. It's not one of my Volvos, but my basically stock '02 WRX Wagon on stock tires. I used Torque for android to take the video with my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,079
Posted By jwernerny
No, he needs a 2Dr 122, but with an Automatic...

No, he needs a 2Dr 122, but with an Automatic tranny. Big doors, funky '50s styling, and almost no transmission tunnel. :-)

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/c...856085394.html
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707
Posted By jwernerny
Kaplhenke Racing makes something interesting. ...

Kaplhenke Racing makes something interesting.

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0260/2623/products/Subframev4_fullside_1024x1024.jpg?v=1387472779
Start here:...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,567
Posted By jwernerny
I just talked to my muffler shop. If you were...

I just talked to my muffler shop. If you were around Rochester NY, I recommend them. Great CAR guys. Not just mechanics.

I have to correct myself, it was a stainless steel brand the shop uses,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,362
Posted By jwernerny
I had steel in my B20. Valve tappet/lifter noise...

I had steel in my B20. Valve tappet/lifter noise (when not set really tight) was the only thing I noticed. Then again, it had a very free flowing exhaust by the time I was done. (3 chamber Delta...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,567
Posted By jwernerny
Magaflow and a Resonator on the son's '92 940T....

Magaflow and a Resonator on the son's '92 940T. The tailpipe has also been bent to look stock. It's quiet in the cabin with no drone. Behind the car, you feel the exhaust more than hear it.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By jwernerny
Long shot: Check the front trailing arm...

Long shot: Check the front trailing arm connection. The bolt is a weak spot in the early pressed steel trailing arms and it may not even look broken because the break is in the bushings. There are...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,076
Posted By jwernerny
I ran the IPD Street Performance Cam (I think it...

I ran the IPD Street Performance Cam (I think it is an Isky, but I forget which one), and love it. It's got a fairly big torque band and pulls up to the limits of your SUs (6500 - 7000 with a B18)....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By jwernerny
Many brand name muffler shops have stopped...

Many brand name muffler shops have stopped bending mufflers. The quality of the pipes they are provided does not lend itself to bending. (From a local Midas that did several custom exhausts for me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,745
Posted By jwernerny
Robert Bosch, GMBH is based in Germany, but it...

Robert Bosch, GMBH is based in Germany, but it has been a truly global company for quite a while. Engineering, Research, and manufacturing is done all over the world.

(They are also very well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,745
Posted By jwernerny
[Without reading the whole thread over...] If you...

[Without reading the whole thread over...] If you replaced the points, did you make sure you lubricated the piece that follows the distributor cam? If you don't lubricate it, it wears very fast and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,630
Posted By jwernerny
Decades ago, I had B20E head built for my B18...

Decades ago, I had B20E head built for my B18 (which then made it to my 2.1L B20). The head was ported, polished, and planed heavily (0.080). When you are porting, have the head and exhaust manifold...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By jwernerny
I've had this exact failure (splines polished...

I've had this exact failure (splines polished from the pulley). It is not common, but does happen, even if the bolt is tight.

It confused the heck out of my mechanic because the belt was fine, and...
Forum: showroom 02-18-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By jwernerny
I need to check my collection of rims to see if I...

I need to check my collection of rims to see if I need a replacement. I probably do because cars come with sets of 4, not 5. (I have at least 5 sets of rims that will fit the car...)
Forum: showroom 02-18-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By jwernerny
'92 944T - Old Car, New Tricks

This past weekend, my son and I ran his '92 944T as Safety Sweep (Fast Sweep) at the Waste Management Winter Rally. The car is pretty much stock, except for the exhaust, light bar, and rear...
Forum: showroom 02-13-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,484
Posted By jwernerny
A couple of videos from a few years back. My...

A couple of videos from a few years back.

My wife's 965 at the AutoX. IPD suspension and race tires.

(I can't seem to post YouTube videos, so here's the link: https://youtu.be/nQOwakJS23E
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By jwernerny
I've known about this so long (since '91), I...

I've known about this so long (since '91), I don't even think of it. It's so bad, I didn't even bother telling my son about it until he complained about his '92 940T trunk not unlocking a couple of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By jwernerny
Dumb question: Did the 240s have the dual...

Dumb question: Did the 240s have the dual position locks like the 900s and 700s did. One position (vertical?) of the key allows it to unlock with the power lock. Horizontal (turn counter clockwise)...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,738
Posted By jwernerny
I broke a yoke on a '70 140 driveshaft after B20...

I broke a yoke on a '70 140 driveshaft after B20 became 2.1 liters IPD street performance cam and well worked head and a new HD clutch, but before the rear diff and 2nd gear on the M40. Although I...
Forum: website & board 02-08-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 26,956
Posted By jwernerny
Now that I have two vintage bricks in the...

Now that I have two vintage bricks in the driveway, I'm back! Thanks for keeping this site going for so long.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By jwernerny
Be sure to be on top ot the timing belt changes....

Be sure to be on top ot the timing belt changes. The first model years (91 - 93?) had narrower timing belts that the engine designer (Porsche) suggested. In the US, Volvo shelled out for a lot of...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,294
Posted By jwernerny
Great question. I was wondering myself. I...

Great question. I was wondering myself.

I did find the first difference, $$$. The Quaife is a lot more expensive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By jwernerny
From recent experience, AW71s are getting harder...

From recent experience, AW71s are getting harder to find, at least with parts recyclers that list online. While they were used in many Japanese cars along with Volvos in the 90s, the price of metal...
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