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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By Marvelous3
Yes, I've got a 90+ that I need to have milled...

Yes, I've got a 90+ that I need to have milled flat. I actually have two of them.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By Marvelous3
turbo choice on f+t 8 valve

I was planning on keeping this build mostly stock but that it quickly going out the window. The original plan was to use a reclocked 15g but I think I want more. So, the goals at this point are...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By Marvelous3
I'll still manage to only pedal it to a 15 second...

I'll still manage to only pedal it to a 15 second quarter pass. Don't you worry.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By Marvelous3
So I got an Enem V16 turbo cam coming. More than...

So I got an Enem V16 turbo cam coming. More than what I was initially intending on spending for a cam but you gotta pay to play, or so they say.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 670
Posted By Marvelous3
Yep, I picked up the new keys yesterday. Works...

Yep, I picked up the new keys yesterday. Works like a charm.

When I compare them to the key that Volvo cut me they're actually pretty close. It looks like Volvo's machine just didn't cut the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 670
Posted By Marvelous3
If you have a bill of sale within 30 days that us...

If you have a bill of sale within 30 days that us usable as proof of ownership.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 670
Posted By Marvelous3
That's assuming the Volvo key code is still...

That's assuming the Volvo key code is still correct.

The whole reason I'm at the locksmith with my door lock is that the key Volvo cut for me off of the VIN number didn't work. My understanding...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 185,161
Posted By Marvelous3
True true. There are dudes on the sloppy...

True true. There are dudes on the sloppy mechanics saying putting the wastegate off of the exhaust housing hurts turbo efficiency. Probably a bunch of internet bull****. It does make for a nice slick...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 185,161
Posted By Marvelous3
ATP Turbo sells T3/4 housings with the mount for...

ATP Turbo sells T3/4 housings with the mount for the external gate already welded to the housing.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 185,161
Posted By Marvelous3
Are you on Koni's? On my Koni's, I have to...

Are you on Koni's? On my Koni's, I have to periodically retightened the cap on the strut tube that holds the strut insert in. It will loosen enough so that there's a small amount of play that shows...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 670
Posted By Marvelous3
^^Your picture turned out better than mine did so...

^^Your picture turned out better than mine did so thanks for that. I've learned the hard way to take pictures of everything before I pull everything apart. Locksmith said about $70 for him to make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 670
Posted By Marvelous3
Yes! Got it out.

Yes! Got it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 670
Posted By Marvelous3
How do I get the plastic door lock ring off? Does...

How do I get the plastic door lock ring off? Does it pinch together? I popped the c clip off and of course it shot off and fell into the bottom of the door panel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 670
Posted By Marvelous3
drivers door lock cylinder removal

I've got the door panel off but how exactly does the drivers front door lock cylinder come out? I just don't want to break anything at this point.

Thanks!!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,415
Posted By Marvelous3
The rod length is important to get right. If you...

The rod length is important to get right. If you haven't you need to replace the adjustment screw on the end of your brake booster rod. The stock rod isn't long enough to work with the mustang master.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,216
Posted By Marvelous3
I ran my 16vT without an oil cooler for a little...

I ran my 16vT without an oil cooler for a little while with an oil cooled turbo. I was only driving the car on weekends and was changing the oil a lot because it would come out black AF. Has not...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By Marvelous3
To seriously answer this though, my initial plans...

To seriously answer this though, my initial plans were to just +t with a 15g and orange tops, run 7psi, keep it as basic as possible. Then I was like, well since I'm swapping transmissions I might as...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By Marvelous3
What do people normally say? 350whp!!!!!!!1 /s

What do people normally say? 350whp!!!!!!!1 /s
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By Marvelous3
Does anyone still have specs on the RSI stage...

Does anyone still have specs on the RSI stage 3's? Maybe I'm remembering wrong but I thought RSI just copied something the Enem was already making.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By Marvelous3
I mean, that's probably in my future once I blow...

I mean, that's probably in my future once I blow up one of these cars and it makes perfect sense why people go LS. Why spend 1k on a stupid 8v Volvo head when you can get an entire LQ4 from the yard...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By Marvelous3
I'm not opposed to that either. I'm not sure...

I'm not opposed to that either. I'm not sure what the "cool" kids are doing for 8valve cams.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By Marvelous3
+T cam shaft with manual tranny

I have a b cam in the grey car right now. I'm in on the big valve kit with yoshi sprangs so I was going to swap cams while the head is apart. So, ipd turbo cam and send it? Kl racing?

Plan is...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Marvelous3
I am planning to run a cable so that's nice to...

I am planning to run a cable so that's nice to hear. I know everyone says hydro hydro but eh, cable is easy?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Marvelous3
I bought this for my t5 swap. Went with the...

I bought this for my t5 swap. Went with the fx250 disc.

https://yoshifab.com/store/235mm-clutch-and-flywheel-package.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Marvelous3
I mean I understand from the parts person side. ...

I mean I understand from the parts person side. Everything is cut per VIN these days and since the manufacturers are more and more doing keys at their NA headquarters the best the parts guy can do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Marvelous3
New car key in original lock cylinders

I have momentarily misplaced the sole key I had for the red wagon so I had Volvo cut me a new key from the VIN number. Got it last week and went to try it but it doesn't lock/unlock the driver or...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-16-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 209,824
Posted By Marvelous3
Waiting for the "I don't have any boxes so I had...

Waiting for the "I don't have any boxes so I had to order some from the box factory. Parts will ship out next Monday. Promise!"
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By Marvelous3
What's the build sheet on that 245? Basic 16...

What's the build sheet on that 245? Basic 16 valve plus t or he's got fancy pistons/rods?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Marvelous3
With power turned on you should see the gauge...

With power turned on you should see the gauge move. Put a gallon or two in it just to be safe?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By Marvelous3
I'm getting parts together to swap my grey car...

I'm getting parts together to swap my grey car right now. I'm like eh 1500 into it so far but I did get the fancy Yoshifab clutch and flywheel kit. I'll probably end up buying a new ford racing t5...
Forum: showroom 08-08-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 33,766
Posted By Marvelous3
Haven't done dick to this car since Bama. I did...

Haven't done dick to this car since Bama. I did wash/wax it the other day though which is nice.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Marvelous3
That's good to know. I'll stick to just getting...

That's good to know. I'll stick to just getting all of the m46 parts than.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Marvelous3
T5 trans swap clutch fork

In the process of accumulating parts to sit in my closet before I crush this car...I'm in need of a clutch fork and stuff since I'm going use a clutch cable, at least in the beginning. Does anyone...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By Marvelous3
Choo choo bois are all the rage in the sloppy...

Choo choo bois are all the rage in the sloppy mechanic v8 world. Longevity is what it is but they're cheap and do the job.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By Marvelous3
At full throttle lh goes into open loop so you'll...

At full throttle lh goes into open loop so you'll get all of the fuel. The 11's afr you're seeing tend to support that. At partial throttle and/or at certain rpm your still in closed loop so the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Marvelous3
1234yf is a straight replacement for 134a. You...

1234yf is a straight replacement for 134a. You don't have to change a single thing with current 134a cars to run it and it's the same efficiency just not as much of a greenhouse gas. If you were so...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,125
Posted By Marvelous3
The pusher fan is really the key to most ac...

The pusher fan is really the key to most ac systems. The condensers are wide but thin it's that those pusher fans all move like 2400cfm or more.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By Marvelous3
Bore to 2.5 liters using penta crank. Forged...

Bore to 2.5 liters using penta crank. Forged rods. Forged pistons with valve reliefs for 16 valves. 16 valve head. Penta or kl racing cams. Customer manifolds or kl racing. Ball bearing turbo de jour...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,125
Posted By Marvelous3
Shoot Wren a pm. He converted my 90 over to 134a...

Shoot Wren a pm. He converted my 90 over to 134a like 6 years ago now using parts from a 93 240. He's in Athens so he's semi local to you too.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,667
Posted By Marvelous3
Ayy....if that 3" downpipe from the red block is...

Ayy....if that 3" downpipe from the red block is available let me know?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By Marvelous3
Put a block from a 91 or newer block in. You can...

Put a block from a 91 or newer block in. You can probably delete the portioning valves if yoyleft the stock 240 calipers in the rear. I did not on mine but probably should have.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,264
Posted By Marvelous3
Um. Ngk says not to use anti seize. Forum?...

Um. Ngk says not to use anti seize.

Forum? Old man, down in the A it's too hot and humid to use forums. We drinkin Schlitz smokin swishers watchin donks roll down boulevard. Sometimes we go down...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,264
Posted By Marvelous3
Head is aluminum. Do not use antiseize on your...

Head is aluminum. Do not use antiseize on your plugs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By Marvelous3
I had a situation for maybe a year and a half...

I had a situation for maybe a year and a half where my daily would ALWAYS crank on the third time. Like clock work. It was sort of funny. Swapped AMM's one day just to see if it made any...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,766
Posted By Marvelous3
I thought the video was interesting. I...

I thought the video was interesting.

I think it's cool you did it and put it on a dyno to see what the real numbers are. At the end of the day it's your car and if you're happy with it then...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,719
Posted By Marvelous3
In before "what are your goals noob!?"

In before "what are your goals noob!?"
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By Marvelous3
16 valves with penta cams

16 valves with penta cams
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By Marvelous3
Td05hr-16g broken stud. Upgrade to a 20g while i have the turbo off?

So one of the studs in the exhaust housing that holds the downpipe on has broken off. I'm going to pull the turbo off the car and have someone else fix the broken stud. I'll pay money to not have to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,045
Posted By Marvelous3
^That's probably true in the LSX world where...

^That's probably true in the LSX world where there are lots and lots of dudes with the same swap kits running around but I don't think that's the case in Volvo land. Since there isn't a "kit" per...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,522
Posted By Marvelous3
I used alternate 1 also when I did the Cadillac...

I used alternate 1 also when I did the Cadillac brakes on the red car. Have been good for um two years now?
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