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Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yea I guess that's a "YMMV" item. I tried to...

Yea I guess that's a "YMMV" item. I tried to remove them with pliers/vice grips but they were stuck so I broke out the dremel.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I believe that the XC70 uses a <del>TD04HL-13G...

I believe that the XC70 uses a <del>TD04HL-13G turbo</del>. In order to make the TD04HL-xx turbos bolt into a RWD turbo setup you need the conical exit TD04HL turbine housing (some members sell...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 33,684
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ha! I wondered why they chose to paint them in...

Ha! I wondered why they chose to paint them in white. Makes sense.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 33,684
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
A step forward on the NVH front... I changed...

A step forward on the NVH front...
I changed from my 45.25" Mustang driveshaft to a 46" driveshaft from Pit Stop USA (PST310460) (link)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:nod: I’d stop and reassess. I’ve had to...

:nod:

I’d stop and reassess. I’ve had to loosen and readjust the clamps grab another coil or so if the spring wasn’t loose by the time the clamps were tightened down.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'm assuming your WGA looks like this: ...

I'm assuming your WGA looks like this:
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/tnt-30326
https://static.summitracing.com/global/images/prod/mediumlarge/tnt-30326_w_ml.jpg

To start with, I wouldn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,385
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I dig it. Nice job.

I dig it. Nice job.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,263
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice score!

Nice score!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
This may be helpful.

This may be helpful.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 33,684
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks for the kind words! -Yes the engine...

Thanks for the kind words!

-Yes the engine is the stock ‘79 B21F with the added turbo bits.
-Yes it is running LH2.2 engine management & EZK ignition.

I would like the learning experience of...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 33,684
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yea perhaps. You have a few more mods than I do,...

Yea perhaps. You have a few more mods than I do, possibly the 3” exhaust or chips helped out a bit.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Are the do88 and KL Racing options off the table?...

Are the do88 and KL Racing options off the table? I know they aren’t 4-5” thick but they are drop in upgrades.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 33,684
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Hmm, I didn’t really notice much of a boost...

Hmm, I didn’t really notice much of a boost increase after the NPR swap.

I may follow what you did with the WGA change but was also considering one of the higher psi rated 13C actuators as well....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,450
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes. The M90 fork is available new and easier to...

Yes. The M90 fork is available new and easier to find and is a direct replacement.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 33,684
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Did a few things... -swapped from 785...

Did a few things...

-swapped from 785 "orange top" injectors to 831 "brown" injectors to support some more boost from the 16T.

-installed an NPR intercooler. It fits alright after installing a...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,437
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
That's a good replacement, no plastic in that...

That's a good replacement, no plastic in that valve. I also have that in my car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Is this for daily driver duty? I’d stick with...

Is this for daily driver duty? I’d stick with Lemforder/Boge rubber (p/n 1203301)

https://m.eeuroparts.com/Parts/175428/Trailing-Arm-Bushing-Rear-Rearward-1203301/
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,392
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^wise words.

^^wise words.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Cut the OE brackets off of a donor axle and...

Cut the OE brackets off of a donor axle and re-weld to the 8.8?
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=206405
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,737
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
This appears to be the reservoir. Edelbrock p/n...

This appears to be the reservoir.
Edelbrock p/n EDB-51-7100
http://www.superchargersonline.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=12452
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 872
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
How many miles? Have the valve clearances...

How many miles?

Have the valve clearances ever been checked?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:cheers:

:cheers:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Have you tried heating the compressor wheel? ...

Have you tried heating the compressor wheel?

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/8ndPYmfQuXU" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yea the pinouts are different. Won’t work. ...

Yea the pinouts are different. Won’t work.

Check eBay or post in the wanted section for another 012 EZK box.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
IMO a bigger intercooler isn't a "requirement" to...

IMO a bigger intercooler isn't a "requirement" to run 13psi, but it is certainly a good improvement and will help keep you away from detonation. However, without a wideband AFR gauge it is just a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
For the visual learners... ...

For the visual learners...

http://members.modernvespa.net/icaro/uploads/terminalnut_115.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Poly in the front control arms is a good change....

Poly in the front control arms is a good change. IMO no discernible change in NVH and tightens things up nicely.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,700
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Others have also had issues using the angled...

Others have also had issues using the angled flange turbine housing on the 19T...solution is either swapping turbine housings or getting out the grinder.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
When posting from imgur, choose “Large Thumbnail”...

When posting from imgur, choose “Large Thumbnail” before copying the img code. That will resize the pics to be more manageable when posted.

Glad you got the MBC hooked up and dialed in.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ref:...

Ref: http://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=4930719&postcount=32

This user kept the stud on the angled turbine housing and ground away some of the exhaust manifold in order to fit a nut on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
<del>Not sure I fully understand what your...

<del>Not sure I fully understand what your problem is. Pics will help.

The standard method of bolting up a FWD turbo...
-The 2x studs need to be removed from the 16T turbine housing.
-Then the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,461
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
For reference: 240 / early 740 IC ...

For reference:

240 / early 740 IC
https://shop.klracing.se/bilder/artiklar/zoom/03561_1.jpg

92+ IC...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
A torque rod with rod ends (uniballs) on both the...

A torque rod with rod ends (uniballs) on both the body connection and the axle connection will transmit more vibration than a torque rod with a rubber bushing on one or both connections. That being...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The EZK harness and the LH harness are...

The EZK harness and the LH harness are essentially two separate harnesses except for a few wires.

Here is some info:
http://www.turbobricks.org/forums/showthread.php?t=329863
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,461
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The preferred NPR is a 27 row unit.

The preferred NPR is a 27 row unit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes, I did essentially what you listed there. If...

Yes, I did essentially what you listed there. If you are not afraid of some splicing/soldering/crimping, it isn't too bad.

I recommend separating the power stage from the heatsink (2 screws) and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,461
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
FWIW, I also recently swapped from a 13C to a...

FWIW, I also recently swapped from a 13C to a 16T, kept boost set at 10psi, stock turbo exhaust. What was noticable to me was the increased smoothness of the power delivery compared to the torque...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I have one of the URO pans and it works fine. I...

I have one of the URO pans and it works fine. I did have to enlarge some of the bolt holes so they lined up, but that was a minor inconvenience IMO.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
FWIW the belly pans are ~$27 shipped from Rock...

FWIW the belly pans are ~$27 shipped from Rock Auto / ebay.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
IMO it doesn’t really matter. Whatever your...

IMO it doesn’t really matter. Whatever your preference.

If you have a belly pan in place there isn’t going to be much water splashing around if you would drive through rain.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://www.ebay.com/itm/AEM-30-4110-UEGO-CONTROLL...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/AEM-30-4110-UEGO-CONTROLLER-AIR-FUEL-RATIO-GAUGE-4-9LSU-52MM-NEW-1-3-DAY-SHIP/273268128951?hash=item3fa00cbcb7:g:t8gAAOSw8StbGUIK



:nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Cool, thanks for sharing.

Cool, thanks for sharing.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
http://www.motorsport-tech.com/wheel_adapters.html...

http://www.motorsport-tech.com/wheel_adapters.html
For the adapters.

Here is some info on adapting the wheels / pics with different spacers and tire widths. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I believe the male connector is the issue....

I believe the male connector is the issue. (Currently only found as an integral part of the MAF housing/other device)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The "A" cam is not a bad cam. IMO it is great for...

The "A" cam is not a bad cam. IMO it is great for a normal driving manual trans car and picks up some hp in 3.5k+ band. IMO there is not a lack of low end.

I am currently running an "A" cam with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,028
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:lol: agreed! So many inconclusive threads.

:lol: agreed! So many inconclusive threads.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/dPYwKYTAmYg" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Not my car, but this may help...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=31643...

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=316437
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,028
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Good to know. Thanks for posting up the solution...

Good to know. Thanks for posting up the solution to your problem.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,437
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work with the bracket. For future...

Nice work with the bracket.

For future reference, do you have a link to the WGA you bought?
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