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Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2016, 05:47 PM
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Posted By HansW
I have a 984 for sale-- would be ideal for this...

I have a 984 for sale-- would be ideal for this project. -- have a look in the parts for sale section.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2015, 03:20 PM
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Views: 948
Posted By HansW
GARRETT question

Normally I am an Mitsubishi user, but now came up against a GARRETT problem.
How is the interchangability of cores in the GARRET's
Say -- does a T3 core fit all T3 units?
Likewise what is the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2015, 08:32 PM
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Posted By HansW
Hi Alex What is the new project?

Hi Alex
What is the new project?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2015, 04:01 PM
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Posted By HansW
running KG 2T cam without any issues.

running KG 2T cam without any issues.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2015, 08:20 PM
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Posted By HansW
without the thermo switch the gauge does not go...

without the thermo switch the gauge does not go back to nil when the engine is cold. It stays at about 20 degrees. Now once the switch is on if the temp goes into the red, it's 100 degrees. No need...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,867
Posted By HansW
I found the older version of the oil pump in NA...

I found the older version of the oil pump in NA motors up till 94 --
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2015, 04:46 PM
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Posted By HansW
old pump: 1276336 new pump: 1346144 replacement...

old pump: 1276336 new pump: 1346144 replacement for all: 1346144 (retrofit)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By HansW
The oil pump from the 95 + engines with piston...

The oil pump from the 95 + engines with piston cooling has a bigger capacity, and then an Air-oil cooler with a thermostatic control valve opening @80 degrees is a must! Changing that over pressure...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2015, 05:17 AM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
yes, one thing_- the coolant temperature gauge. ...

yes, one thing_- the coolant temperature gauge. That is designed, that it does not really go any higher than middle of the scale and does not give an accurate reading above 85 degrees. I came up...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,879
Posted By HansW
Hmm Yeah, heat is the problem with all of that--...

Hmm Yeah, heat is the problem with all of that-- external BIG oil cooler helps. use the exhaust valves from the turbo-- sodium filled, they can take more heat. bigger oil pump? the one from 95...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By HansW
Hmm- cams, yes, tried most of them in NA, --...

Hmm- cams, yes, tried most of them in NA, -- K-cam yeas good grunt good high end, --My favourite was V-cam or VX3, -- for low end torque. A was not bad either. OIl cooler is helpful and the 228mm...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2015, 05:26 PM
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Posted By HansW
How is the machine going? Any innovations? Mine...

How is the machine going? Any innovations? Mine is going fine, no issues at all!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By HansW
954 is chipable.

954 is chipable.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2015, 07:12 PM
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Posted By HansW
better idea! And then plan it well , decide how...

better idea! And then plan it well , decide how much you want to spend -- and then do it.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,238
Posted By HansW
It does not really work well with the 2.2, -- the...

It does not really work well with the 2.2, -- the 012 amm does not work, and there is no software available to adobt it. better to change to LH 2.4. All engine sensors are the same, -- With lh 2.4...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,377
Posted By HansW
Right, -- easiest is to get a 984 ECU and chip...

Right, -- easiest is to get a 984 ECU and chip that.
these ECU's were in European 2.3 FT or FK from 1996 on. You need to chip it, or use the reader and chip key of the donor car.
You could also...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2015, 05:54 PM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
going like clockwork. Just gets the normal...

going like clockwork. Just gets the normal servicing.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2015, 03:39 PM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
How is your machine doing?

How is your machine doing?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2015, 06:25 AM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
that was the time when I visited you, -- the...

that was the time when I visited you, -- the issue just started and got much worse by the time I arrived back in Ireland.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
I used to have the oil temp issue with the...

I used to have the oil temp issue with the original oil-water cooler.
that got that hot, that the seal between the cooler and the manifold melted and leaked.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2015, 02:23 PM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
thats the reason for the thermostat in the...

thats the reason for the thermostat in the sandwich plate, -- it only opens once 85 degrees temperature is reached.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
Hi Alex @ spark plugs: W7 equalizes the old...

Hi Alex
@ spark plugs: W7 equalizes the old w175, W6 = W195, w5 = 225. --
@ T-cam isnt such a terrible cam, -- bit boring though.
@ extra oil cooler: consider the following -- the piston cooling...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2015, 06:50 PM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
Congrats, big Job done. Head looks nice! T-cam...

Congrats, big Job done. Head looks nice!
T-cam ?? Your coming full circle, next: A-CAM, then V-cam -- we will see.
Spark plugs too cold in my books for that set-up -- wr5 dc+ would be advisable --...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2015, 04:33 PM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
engine in and running?

engine in and running?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2014, 08:22 PM
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Posted By HansW
happens when overheating, I saw that before, but...

happens when overheating, I saw that before, but more so in air cooled engines. Looking forward to a few pics.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2014, 09:05 AM
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Posted By HansW
I gave my opinion on that head even before it was...

I gave my opinion on that head even before it was modified-- does not surprise me, that its at the end of its life.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2014, 12:21 PM
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Posted By HansW
new oil cooler? (air-oil cooler)Just while you...

new oil cooler? (air-oil cooler)Just while you are at it? Would make things safer----
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2014, 06:31 AM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
well, here is an alternative-- ...

well, here is an alternative--
http://cars.donedeal.ie/cars-for-sale/940-volvo/7999405
buy the thing and drive it to Lithuania or Switzerland-- that is a b230Fk + M90 + the very last spec.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2014, 02:22 PM
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Posted By HansW
come-on!:), after puting all the effort into...

come-on!:), after puting all the effort into that car, you can't give up because of a minor detail, --- a few hours see you through to fit a new bottom end-- and (of course) make some improvements--...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2014, 05:52 PM
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Posted By HansW
You'r looking into a new second hand bottom end...

You'r looking into a new second hand bottom end -- How is your head?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2014, 05:40 PM
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Posted By HansW
That is bad news! :omg::grrr::grrr: If we get...

That is bad news! :omg::grrr::grrr: If we get transport organized, I could give you a 1996 engine with 220tsd km -- bottom should be Ok, -- it came with a broken head gasket. Head still on at the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2014, 04:44 AM
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Posted By HansW
This looks far too nice to be put into the car...

This looks far too nice to be put into the car and dirtied:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2014, 01:54 PM
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Posted By HansW
Interesting -- lot of money for a 6ccm turbine...

Interesting -- lot of money for a 6ccm turbine housing; did you consider a 7ccm or 8ccm housing? It's just, that a 6 ccm is a bottle neck and heat trap. The old 15G is already limitted by that and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2014, 08:58 AM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
what kind of a turbo is it? BTW.: the walbro...

what kind of a turbo is it?
BTW.: the walbro 252 intank pump works perfect. No more problems with fuel starvation or fuel getting hot in the rail.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 155,084
Posted By HansW
Hmm-- not such a big deal here in Ireland--...

Hmm-- not such a big deal here in Ireland-- before 94' no cat is needed, and the engine is just added to the tax book on foot of a garage report saying how much CC it has.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By HansW
didn't buy it, -- this car would be a great...

didn't buy it, -- this car would be a great starting point for a full project, as the chassis is very good-- hardly any rust. Bu the rest needs a complete revamp-- and at the moment I have no...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2014, 06:21 PM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
hi I am looking at this tomorrow:...

hi I am looking at this tomorrow: http://cars.donedeal.ie/vintagecars-for-sale/volvo-240-estate-/6758341
Price already down to 3900,-- its looking good. My wife loves it-- will be hers!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,604
Posted By HansW
well, at this level cooling is the biggie, --...

well, at this level cooling is the biggie, -- really to sustain that sort of power one needs a pretty good oil cooler, radiator etc.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2014, 06:01 AM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
neat, let us know how much it collects--I am...

neat, let us know how much it collects--I am toying with the same idea--
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,096
Posted By HansW
b230FB is not a squirter block for a start, and...

b230FB is not a squirter block for a start, and there are a few more not well designed things-- on that car, M90 with a shot third gear, and what have ye'.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
Put in new intank pump walbro 255 -- big...

Put in new intank pump walbro 255 -- big difference to the standard pump. Does not come down with fuel starvation any more. worth doing and changing over to a one pump set-up.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2014, 06:28 PM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
changed my mind-- gonna install a walbro 255...

changed my mind-- gonna install a walbro 255 intank pump.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2014, 06:36 PM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
the cars from 95 on only have an intank pump, and...

the cars from 95 on only have an intank pump, and the crate and hollow under the car is changed. -- So that is my current set-up.
It was simple with the older design-- just replace the main fuel...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
Hi Haven't been doing much in terms of car, but...

Hi
Haven't been doing much in terms of car, but got the following idea:
I have the type with only the intank pump, -- and for better flow i am toying with the idea to put a 044 Bosch in the line....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
far better than new!

far better than new!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2013, 07:28 AM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
no, they are multi hole

no, they are multi hole
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2013, 07:06 PM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
I use 42 lbs/min Delphi high impedance--

I use 42 lbs/min Delphi high impedance--
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
i considered that, but decided against it, --...

i considered that, but decided against it, -- with my solution the splash from the front wheels is kept out but plenty of air comes in. That and the oil cooler made all the difference. -- including...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
pictures

pictures
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2013, 06:52 AM
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Views: 165,989
Posted By HansW
Hi Alex No, I am using my mocal cooler myself,...

Hi Alex
No, I am using my mocal cooler myself, -- not for sale, I am afraid.
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