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Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,246
Posted By Mueller
Think about this in a rational way. They want...

Think about this in a rational way. They want an engine swap to mimic the original installation. This way in the future (every 2 years) when the car goes to any smog station in California the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By Mueller
I like the idea of bigger cam and higher...

I like the idea of bigger cam and higher compression.

Willing to share the msq file for the MS? :)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,246
Posted By Mueller
Not to be ass, but I'd fail it as well due to the...

Not to be ass, but I'd fail it as well due to the distributor. Where do you draw the line of letting non-conformance parts slide?

I have seen the 7xx/9xx distributor work in a 2xx, but the...
Forum: showroom 12-11-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 861
Posted By Mueller
Looks good, I like.

Looks good, I like.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By Mueller
How are you going to pass smog with a heavily...

How are you going to pass smog with a heavily modified car in California?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 11,042
Posted By Mueller
For entertainment what do you do for work? Does...

For entertainment what do you do for work? Does it involve reeading and following directions?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,630
Posted By Mueller
Might be more money than you want to spend, but...

Might be more money than you want to spend, but some great products.

http://www.123ignition.nl/
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 11,042
Posted By Mueller
My money is on Florida.

My money is on Florida.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 11,042
Posted By Mueller
Now he is a supercharger designer with a pirated...

Now he is a supercharger designer with a pirated copy of Solidworks.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 11,042
Posted By Mueller
He mentioned he is going to use ball bearing...

He mentioned he is going to use ball bearing turbos at least twice, of course he is serious, then again no mention of ceramic bearings so I don't know if can believe it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 11,042
Posted By Mueller
Oh to be young and still be in High School... :)...

Oh to be young and still be in High School... :)

google "supercharged volvo 850" , yes it has been done before.

Robert DIY has the most and best Volvo repair videos on Youtube , but feel to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Mueller
Hey you go, MS install on a 5 cylinder Volvo...

Hey you go, MS install on a 5 cylinder Volvo motor.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=126892
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Mueller
That statement applies you know about them on...

That statement applies you know about them on non-Volvo cars then?

If so, just find your favorite brand that supports 5 cylinders. Not all of them do support 5 cylinders or they don't show it.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Mueller
Actually Deeworks had one drawn up but had not...

Actually Deeworks had one drawn up but had not produced one yet, I just beat him to the market at the time. His are nicer and he is better setup to make something that size since my new mill is...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,801
Posted By Mueller
Neat project, my daughter likes your accent :)

Neat project, my daughter likes your accent :)
Forum: website & board 09-02-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,735
Posted By Mueller
Missed this, just added some more funds right...

Missed this, just added some more funds right now! sorry for being late to the party.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Mueller
Fuel pump loose, o-ring on nut for fuel pump?

I have the nut turned all the way tight, yet I can wiggle the fuel pump assembly a little bit (1/4" radially)

I noticed a fuel leak last week after I filled up, not leaking right now so thinking...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,850
Posted By Mueller
I dig the yellow wagon!

I dig the yellow wagon!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,850
Posted By Mueller
Best Performance thread of the week? :)

Best Performance thread of the week? :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By Mueller
ditto on the washing machine, never done it at...

ditto on the washing machine, never done it at home however at work I've had to repair our board washing machine.Besides the different programming and waste water treatment we do it is just a nice...
Forum: showroom 07-24-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,515
Posted By Mueller
Dang, I am lucky, the 242 has been under a cover...

Dang, I am lucky, the 242 has been under a cover with no front suspension on it for a few years now in our driveway!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By Mueller
With one setup you are stuck with unknown spring...

With one setup you are stuck with unknown spring values and no adjustment, the more $ allows you to pick the spring rates and fine tune the ride height. Both setups work.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 81,195
Posted By Mueller
Not my style of turbo placement, but congrats on...

Not my style of turbo placement, but congrats on getting her running! Sounds good.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 41,768
Posted By Mueller
Dirty Jack sent me some parts....I mean Jack sent...

Dirty Jack sent me some parts....I mean Jack sent me some dirty parts.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,622
Posted By Mueller
Yep, felt like I broke my wrist when mine...

Yep, felt like I broke my wrist when mine grabbed.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=13364&stc=1&d=1441084058
Forum: showroom 05-24-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,074
Posted By Mueller
Nice car, test drove those when brand new, almost...

Nice car, test drove those when brand new, almost bought a white model exactly like that.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,541
Posted By Mueller
Great progress, looking forward to the...

Great progress, looking forward to the supercharger install. Car sounded good on the dyno.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Mueller
I was "lucky" and had drivers side early...

I was "lucky" and had drivers side early bearings, passenger side late bearings on our '78 242 :oops: :omg:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 41,768
Posted By Mueller
I talked to Jack to over the weekend about this,...

I talked to Jack to over the weekend about this, he saw us talking about him :)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,448
Posted By Mueller
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,448
Posted By Mueller
Link? Cannot find on his site. Great timing for...

Link? Cannot find on his site. Great timing for me as well since I am ready to bolt my transmission to the redblock.
Forum: showroom 05-13-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Mueller
Nope, had to pay out of pocket, $2,400. I'm...

Nope, had to pay out of pocket, $2,400. I'm hoping we get a better price on my 2 other cars i want to get painted by going back there.

Most of the shops my wife went to only wanted insurance jobs.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 48,600
Posted By Mueller
They are indeed gas sealed struts...or they used...

They are indeed gas sealed struts...or they used to be :)

I removed the "guts" and will make some spacers to locate the inserts inside, I am using inserts that would fit the stock type 240 strut...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 48,600
Posted By Mueller
I'm pretty sure the warning on the strut housing...

I'm pretty sure the warning on the strut housing is just a suggestion :)

Cutting down the Ford struts and gutting them to install Saab inserts inside, for now stock valving until I get around to...
Forum: showroom 05-13-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Mueller
New paint on the '98 S70 T5, what beauty.

We are the original owners of this 215K mile car, the paint has been fading for a while now so the wife took it to few shops and finally found a place that would do not insurance work.

The wheels...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,937
Posted By Mueller
Back to the original question..... If my...

Back to the original question.....

If my thread shows up correctly below, i am in the middle of putting half if a Mustang Cobra suspension on the front if my 242. I am sure I'm doing it wrong and...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,937
Posted By Mueller
Still not convinced bolt on struts are "modern"...

Still not convinced bolt on struts are "modern" or twice as good as a strut housing that is welded on. Sure the adjustments are nice, but how is one going to you closer to wall than the other style?
Forum: showroom 05-11-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,067
Posted By Mueller
Very cool and neat build.

Very cool and neat build.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,937
Posted By Mueller
Real drifting on a course or just hooning it...

Real drifting on a course or just hooning it around the street and empty parking lots?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,937
Posted By Mueller
Do you mean SLA? As in short & long arm that...

Do you mean SLA? As in short & long arm that doesn't use a strut?

Been done yet not sure if I would call it modern since that has been around longer than the MacPherson strut design.

Yes you...
Forum: showroom 05-08-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By Mueller
Looking forward to the videos....at the rate you...

Looking forward to the videos....at the rate you get things done I would guess 2 to 3 weeks max? :)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,015
Posted By Mueller
hahaha...... I can barely get a stock 110hp...

hahaha......

I can barely get a stock 110hp redblock together, but why would someone want to get 600hp from a 4 cylinder when a 6 would be easier and less stressful on the motor? Of course why not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,762
Posted By Mueller
Nice, I might have to have you do some powder...

Nice, I might have to have you do some powder coating for me as well.

Are you in Concord or Martinez?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mueller
They made 240 Volvos for 19 years, I'd imagine...

They made 240 Volvos for 19 years, I'd imagine the wiring might be a little different thru the years :)

What year car?

On the 240 the engine can be run out of the vehicle if you know how to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mueller
Can you post a link to the Starion engine wiring...

Can you post a link to the Starion engine wiring diagram?

What side is the exhaust on the Starion motor, if on the drivers side will it clear the steering?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By Mueller
Great pictures... Best bet is to drill it...

Great pictures...

Best bet is to drill it out. I just measured my head on the same exact spot, from the gasket surface to the bottom of the hole is 20mm deep.

Hard to tell how much deeper you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By Mueller
Is the stud broken off in the head? I can...

Is the stud broken off in the head?

I can try and measure a head I have to home to see how deep it goes, you might be able to still thread into the head some.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By Mueller
Yes, there are oversized Timeserts, in fact...

Yes, there are oversized Timeserts, in fact Timesert sells some kits to repair failed Helicoil installs.


https://www.threadkits.com/big-sert/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By Mueller
No broken studs on mine, however I did have 2...

No broken studs on mine, however I did have 2 pull out :-(

I ended up buying a TimeSert kit, something else to do this week.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,262
Posted By Mueller
Usually people want to make the car better, not...

Usually people want to make the car better, not worse to drive.

No reason for an article, you have your service manual and part diagrams with all the information you need. Heck you have both cars...
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