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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By sbabbs
Volvo says 45 bend in the hose inlet before the...

Volvo says 45 bend in the hose inlet before the AMM is ideal. It's what they do, why not do that if your putting cone filter on it? Putting the cone filter straight on before the AMM is not ideal,...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By sbabbs
What version of m90 do you have? The last ones...

What version of m90 do you have? The last ones are the strongest ML2's. Course you should weld up the third gear stop ring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By sbabbs
Big ones are diesel 240 offset ones are drivers...

Big ones are diesel 240 offset ones are drivers side. Others are regular 240. Passenger is straight on 240's. 240 straight ones can be used on 740 early mount brackets if you grind the alignment nub...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By sbabbs
We'll since they say the yoke size... But I...

We'll since they say the yoke size...

But I think the bigger around driveline takes the bigger u-joint. In a 240 anyway, you didn't say what car or year..
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By sbabbs
I've seen a lot of tranny cooler lines that are...

I've seen a lot of tranny cooler lines that are just rubber high pressure hose, fyi...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,596
Posted By sbabbs
We'll see the thing is I already have two M90's...

We'll see the thing is I already have two M90's and I already got bmw 265 getrag in my 90 race wagoon. I'd never put t5 in any of my 740's. Now if I had a junker 240 sure..

But kool how you keep...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By sbabbs
16v tappets are hydraulic and different size I...

16v tappets are hydraulic and different size I think then the 8v ones. So they are different. I know there are some solid ones you can buy in Europe that fit and are like the 8v ones but not sure...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By sbabbs
It idles so smooth it's hard to tell it's...

It idles so smooth it's hard to tell it's running. I've done heater core in a 740, I don't remember it taking 8 hours. Maybe the 940 is different. I guess I'll find out.

Other problem the cloth...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By sbabbs
95 940 slicktop white race wagoon.

Picked up this 95 940 slicktop white no sunroof sleeper wagon for the kid. 180k, 1500 dollar. One owner, some lady. What a car! Dualing air bags! Cloth interior! Turbo? Ha ha ha..


What's weird...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By sbabbs
Unhook gas line before the main pump then jumper...

Unhook gas line before the main pump then jumper relay so it pumps out all the old fuel, rehook up line and put in new gas. In tank pump should pump out all the old gas before it gets to main pump.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By sbabbs
What you do is swap out to the 148 turbo EZK is...

What you do is swap out to the 148 turbo EZK is all and the turbo ecu (954,967,937) and say v70 high impedance injectors and the turbo and the intercooler and the oil cooler. Done. Only problem being...
Forum: article composition 01-10-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 210,434
Posted By sbabbs
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=226...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=226886&highlight=simon

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=292559&highlight=simon

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=268066
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By sbabbs
The bellhousing needed is the 1975 b20 with m46...

The bellhousing needed is the 1975 b20 with m46 bellhousing from a 75 240. Yeah it's rare..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,110
Posted By sbabbs
I said I cranked mine down way to much and I...

I said I cranked mine down way to much and I think I cracked my head. Just trying to crack this riddle. YOu'd better figure it out so we can get on with our lives. The suspense..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,110
Posted By sbabbs
We'll see what happens is if you tighten the head...

We'll see what happens is if you tighten the head bolts too tight, they break or the head cracks. The head cracks cause you tightened too much. You squished the head so much with your super beechen...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By sbabbs
I zipp em on with my air impact full power 400ft...

I zipp em on with my air impact full power 400ft lbs... Muscles, ha..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,110
Posted By sbabbs
120 ft pounds? I went 50 pounds and then the book...

120 ft pounds? I went 50 pounds and then the book says go 90 degrees and I went 180 thinking it was 90 with fiber gasket. I thought I had a cracked head, maybe I still do, but it was my water pump...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By sbabbs
We'll I wouldn't want my worst M-N-E that. You...

We'll I wouldn't want my worst M-N-E that. You best get billet steel flywheel. All I run nowdays..

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Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By sbabbs
https://www.ebay.com/itm/CXRacing-H-Beam-Connectin...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/CXRacing-H-Beam-Connecting-Rods-For-VOLVO-B230-152mm-Rod-Length/183316048474?epid=658884044&hash=item2aae7cea5a:g:gA0AAMXQlgtSxQ18:sc:FedExHomeDelivery!98070!US!-1:rk:3:pf:0...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By sbabbs
We'll you can't swap out b23 and b230 cranks as...

We'll you can't swap out b23 and b230 cranks as they use different bearings I think. The way the volvo penta 2.5L cranks (86mm) work is the pistons have a shorter crown height to make up for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By sbabbs
For my old 89 744 500 dollar redblock hot rod I...

For my old 89 744 500 dollar redblock hot rod I did upgrade to lh2.4 and then put a 84 B23ft motor in it with 15g and ran 12.61 in the quarter mile with slicks. Then turned a rod bearing and put in a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,492
Posted By sbabbs
850 for the win! RARE ! 1997 VOLVO 850...

850 for the win!


RARE ! 1997 VOLVO 850 AWD 5 SPEED TURBO - $6000

https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/cto/d/portland-rare-1997-volvo-850-awd-5/6785284482.html

Only made and sold in Canada...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By sbabbs
THat being said I do have a rebuilt race motor...

THat being said I do have a rebuilt race motor done by Brian at M&B machine shop over by the old RSI shop or the PIR race track. But I put 2.5L steel stroker crank from a boat motor in it and H beam...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By sbabbs
I usually just go to pick in pull and pick and...

I usually just go to pick in pull and pick and then pull a good junkyard motor and put that in and run it. Why rebuild a good runner if you can find a good runner. If you can't find good runner then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,110
Posted By sbabbs
Rubber boost hose or vaccum hose from PCV system...

Rubber boost hose or vaccum hose from PCV system has hole in it somewhere near front of motor blowing oil on motor that way, seen it, fixed it. Only leaks when you really get on the boost.

Check...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By sbabbs
Petropete on Ebay sells a converter thing so you...

Petropete on Ebay sells a converter thing so you can. He's into using the volvo 16v head on a ford and has lots of stuff for doing that.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,705
Posted By sbabbs
The part that I've seen broken is the little gear...

The part that I've seen broken is the little gear on the ramp up weight thing that you cut to make it lock up at any speed. The little gears strip on it then it doesn't turn and lock up the locker. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By sbabbs
My 90 b230ft has the early style. Is the early...

My 90 b230ft has the early style. Is the early style the dished or cupped? I don't like the way the two words are similar I can't differentiate between the two other then early or later style..
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By sbabbs
The relay stops fuel when the motor stops running...

The relay stops fuel when the motor stops running like when you wreck the car, otherwise it keeps pumping fuel onto the car that is on fire that you are trapped in. Understand?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 23,008
Posted By sbabbs
Quote: Originally Posted by Harlard View Post ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Harlard View Post
We have a few...off the top of my head that are semi-active):

Taro
Ansel


He ment active as in bro's he wanna race.. He don't wanna race me...
Forum: showroom 12-31-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 36,313
Posted By sbabbs
1989 and up 740 and 940 GLE's till 92 I think....

1989 and up 740 and 940 GLE's till 92 I think. First couple years had manual tensioner then later ones hydraulic.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By sbabbs
Wut? Tloa did not say buy notched pistons. He...

Wut? Tloa did not say buy notched pistons. He said they did a few 16v's with stock b234f car heads and cams and just put them on b230 motors and did not notch the pistons.

Other people have done...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By sbabbs
I got aftermarket alpine alarm and keyless entry....

I got aftermarket alpine alarm and keyless entry. BAsically you have to add the electric keyless opener to the drivers inside door. Then the control box under the dash. When you click it, it opens...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By sbabbs
Did you see my thread where I found Napa sells a...

Did you see my thread where I found Napa sells a brand new cast impeller water pump for $36? No problems with it on my 548 thousand mile 1990 b230ft.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By sbabbs
Yes 42309 is the number on my box. b230 pump.

Yes 42309 is the number on my box. b230 pump.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By sbabbs
Napa cast impeller new 36 dollar water pump.

We I bought the brand new Napa brand redblock water pump 36 us dollars no core required. All the gaskets and things except the studs for the pulley. Seems legit, works! Not a stamped steel impeller,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By sbabbs
John how thick was your clutch disc for the saab...

John how thick was your clutch disc for the saab areo 240mm pressure plate? I'm running a bmw z3 disc 240mm and I think it's a wee bit thick. I can make it slip with my 90 13c wagoon..I shoulda put...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By sbabbs
The 16v ECU's and the 8v ECU's are different...

The 16v ECU's and the 8v ECU's are different inside. Different board, everything on the board arranged differently. 5xx and the 9xx's. Not sure if you could put 16v chip in 8v ECU and it would work....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,235
Posted By sbabbs
Yes all the redblocks are closed deck, it's the...

Yes all the redblocks are closed deck, it's the whiteblocks that are open deck. THe aluminum 5 and 6 cylinder motors in the fail wheel drive cars.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 207,993
Posted By sbabbs
What is the update plan now that you parted it...

What is the update plan now that you parted it out??? LS motor? What?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By sbabbs
Weird, I wonder whey volvo does then? Maybe it...

Weird, I wonder whey volvo does then? Maybe it depends on what cams your running? Nah...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,080
Posted By sbabbs
Close but the one with all forged is 1984 b23ft...

Close but the one with all forged is 1984 b23ft came in the 760 turbos of that year. One year only. Forged crank, rods and pistons stock. I had one, ran 12.61 in the quarter mile with it. What I did...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,606
Posted By sbabbs
Pull it out with the torque converter still...

Pull it out with the torque converter still attached. I pulled a motor at the junkyard thinking it was a good one and got it all out a few hours later then I tried to turn it over.. Nope, it had...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,981
Posted By sbabbs
The mechanical limit is how fast your valves can...

The mechanical limit is how fast your valves can open and close. YOu already got double valve springs so you got that covered. The aluminum keeps are race only and yes you change them all the time,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,080
Posted By sbabbs
We'll when the old man up the river from me sold...

We'll when the old man up the river from me sold me his 1986 744 water cooled t3 turbo stock original M46 car with factory LSD rear, real LSD with 425k thousand on it for 300. I had to fix a few...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By sbabbs
Did you check the codes? Could be crank...

Did you check the codes?

Could be crank sensor. Usual culprit if it doesn't start when warm is leaky injectors, but if you checked the plugs and they are not soaked in fuel then it's not that....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By sbabbs
We'll volvo went to the oil to water cooler and a...

We'll volvo went to the oil to water cooler and a bigger radiator in 1992.. The more you know. I like them better for a race car myself.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,080
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah my 86 had same turbo setup. My 87 had TDO5...

Yeah my 86 had same turbo setup. My 87 had TDO5 mitsu.. It has 9mm skinny rods. You gonna replace those?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By sbabbs
We'll what about cutting valve reliefs into the...

We'll what about cutting valve reliefs into the pistons for the 16v head? Are you gonna do that?

Simon
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-11-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 786,406
Posted By sbabbs
169 here it is. Far as I remember it's the same...

169 here it is. Far as I remember it's the same as 146 bin. WinOLS lets you compare bins and shows you differences with changes in bits color..

Simon
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