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Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Msi
Did that. Saw the needle flutter in the 13.5"-14"...

Did that. Saw the needle flutter in the 13.5"-14" range. Is that considered a flatter?

If valve timing correction via the adj., gear won't help - I'll have to check the valve clearance. I hope it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Msi
Not hunting, just bouncing around a bit. Not...

Not hunting, just bouncing around a bit. Not smooth like it used to be.

I'm more concerned with the missing idle vacuum. I figured that elevated static compression could cause that. However, to...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Msi
I'll look into it. I have it installed with an...

I'll look into it. I have it installed with an adjustable gear, so I can easily check for it.

Thanks!!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Msi
Also, idle RPM is normal and AFR at idle is...

Also, idle RPM is normal and AFR at idle is bouncing around stoic - 14.X
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Msi
b200ft, heavily skimmed 531, VX3: lumpy and low vacuum idle

Hello TB!!

Like the title says -

Took a smoothly running b200ft (had a 530 with whatever cam there was, stock).

Put a 531 head w/ a VX3 cam on it.

Before that, sent the head to a shop for...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By Msi
Thank you Sjeng!! This was very useful to me :)

Thank you Sjeng!! This was very useful to me :)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By Msi
b200ft: swap in a 531 head with Vx3 cam + worth the hassle?

Hello all,

I'm upgrading my 96' 940 (b200ft) with a td04hl-16t (6cm^2 housing), 3" DP with a cutout after the DP, 400cc injectors, high flow f.pump and FPR, ezk/ecu chips, big IC (classicswede),...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Msi
Will these be plug-and-play for my b200ft, 1996,...

Will these be plug-and-play for my b200ft, 1996, 940 ? -

- Walbro GSS342 in-tank pump (and bin the OEM pumps)
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...NB572XNW&psc=1

- Injectors (as stated in...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Msi
I have the stock injectors, dono the part#. ...

I have the stock injectors, dono the part#.

I'm planning these mods, already have most of the parts ready for install:
- MBC (NXS)
- Boost gauge (Bosch)
- Wideband O2 + gauge (AEM)
- ECU chip...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Msi
Just found ^^^^ another half confirmation that...

Just found ^^^^ another half confirmation that Bosch 0280150803 and browntops are the same thing, in this thread -
http://www.turbobricks.org/forums/showthread.php?t=245018
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Msi
Are green top and brown top injectors the same?

Hello everyone,

I've been searching for a while now, but just can't find a definitive confirmation.

Are these two injectors the same?
- BOSCH: 0280150803, GREEN TOP
- FORD: E5ZE, BROWN TOP...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,820
Posted By Msi
Yes, this was already pointed out by John here - ...

Yes, this was already pointed out by John here -
https://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=5894809&postcount=16

Thanks!!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,820
Posted By Msi
Fun, as much as possible, but proper fun :) ...

Fun, as much as possible, but proper fun :)
Amateur drift events and track days. On closed and dedicated tracks.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,820
Posted By Msi
That's a good one. Thanks!!

That's a good one. Thanks!!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,820
Posted By Msi
This ^^^^ clears everything up. Thank YOU!!

This ^^^^ clears everything up.

Thank YOU!!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,820
Posted By Msi
I googled for: ford type 9 gearbox types and...

I googled for: ford type 9 gearbox types
and that indeed excellent guide was right there, so I read, and re-read it :)

However, the jargon is a little misleading me.

That guide references the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,820
Posted By Msi
More confusion. I found these two items,...

More confusion.

I found these two items, both from same dealer, both named -
"Ford Type 9 Gearbox Uprated 2.98:1 Ratio Long first gear conversion kit".

Both fit 4-cyl Ford Type 9.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,820
Posted By Msi
Unfortunately, it is forbidden to import used...

Unfortunately, it is forbidden to import used automotive parts into Israel. As it is forbidden to import used cars into Israel. With the exception of cars and parts for cars that are 30+ years old...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,820
Posted By Msi
Shabbat Shalom and THANK YOU for both your...

Shabbat Shalom and THANK YOU for both your replies!!!

Will defo touch base with Artem.

And yes, the M series Volvo boxes are virtually non existent in Israel. Were never mass imported, so only...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,820
Posted By Msi
Type 9 manual swap into a Volvo 940

Hello, a type 9 gearbox question here.

I have a 96' Volvo 940 2.0 turbo sedan. I am after a manual swap and right now have an eye on a specific Ford type 9 gearbox. The donor is another,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
Ahh, of course, Kaplhenke. I've drooled over...

Ahh, of course, Kaplhenke.
I've drooled over several items on that site... :)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
I am aware of the trailing arms beefing up with...

I am aware of the trailing arms beefing up with weld on plates. Is there anything else? I'd appreciate a few search key word :)

I've seen Ben's name pop up in numerous threads, but was not able to...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
Great insight into some actual setup figures....

Great insight into some actual setup figures. Thanks!!
What about the rear end stiffness (sway bars)? Same for both track/drift events?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
This ^^^^ is gold. Thank you!!! Made me realize...

This ^^^^ is gold. Thank you!!! Made me realize that going too stiff is actually not a very good idea for a beginner. This has to be a part of every newbie drifting guide.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
Shalom to you to!! Thanks for the pointer!!

Shalom to you to!! Thanks for the pointer!!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
Didn't open the diff yet, but I think I have a...

Didn't open the diff yet, but I think I have a locker. Jacked the axle up, turned one wheel forward slowly, the other stayed put. When I turned it fast, the other started spinning backwards. AFAIU,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
Reading this I come to think that wheel alignment...

Reading this I come to think that wheel alignment that is beneficial for track wouldn't work for drifting and vice versa. Am I wrong? Is this feasible to adjust per event? Or am I over my head with...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
Is stick welding going to cut it for these...

Is stick welding going to cut it for these (2,3,4) points? That's what I have handy. Or, is stick welding is a big no-no in vehicle related fabrication? All I see here on TB is usually TIG/MIG talk...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
Thank you classicswede, for this ^^^^ input....

Thank you classicswede, for this ^^^^ input. Exactly what a newbie needs, to sort out thoughts after reading many chassis mod threads. Perfect check list guide -).
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
Was not aware about the trans cooler. Will read...

Was not aware about the trans cooler. Will read more on that. Thanks for the pointer!!



I need to educate myself on the matter of springs. How do I tell the good stuff apart from generic...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
I did that. A set of 60/40 lowering springs will...

I did that. A set of 60/40 lowering springs will set me back 125GBP +80GBP for shipping. The shipping costs, just pisses me off...



This is the kind of a know-how info I was looking for, thanks...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
Israel

Israel
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
May as well be. My wife says I'm a juvenile when...

May as well be. My wife says I'm a juvenile when it comes to me and old cars :)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By Msi
Multi purpose suspension setup, for track/drift (amateur) events

Hello everyone, newbie here, please be gentle :)

Some background info:

The ride - 940 sedan, 1996, b200ft, automatic transmission 3-speed + overdrive

Condition is mint. Stock all around,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,464
Posted By Msi
Order placed, Thanks!!

Order placed, Thanks!!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By Msi
Great pointers, thanks a lot!!

Great pointers, thanks a lot!!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By Msi
Sweet info, thanks!!

Sweet info, thanks!!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By Msi
Yes, a slightly bigger turbo would be much more...

Yes, a slightly bigger turbo would be much more efficient at producing the 14psi. The thing is that, in my mind, a turbo upgrade also needs an exhaust manifold upgrade. Am I wrong? Or, can I find a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By Msi
Right, wide band and airbox are on the list for...

Right, wide band and airbox are on the list for the current round of upgrades, along with the other stuff I mentioned in my post.

Cam, turbo and exhaust manifold upgrades are planned for the next...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By Msi
I checked and found that the "98" pump fuel that...

I checked and found that the "98" pump fuel that we have is actually 99 MON and 87 RON.
Which means that it is 93 (R+M)/2.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By Msi
Okay than, will keep reading up on an IC upgrade....

Okay than, will keep reading up on an IC upgrade.

Got me with the octane question, I'll have to double check - thanks for the pointer!!! - but I have to assume that it's RON.

We also have 98...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By Msi
Stock turbo at this point. Will look up the...

Stock turbo at this point.
Will look up the transmission accumulator mod, completely missed that, thanks for the pointer!!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By Msi
Check list before turning up the boost - don't want to blow up the red

Hello, first post here, please be gentle.

At the age of 38, I fulfilled one of my dreams - owning a RWD turbo car!!
Now, I want to go sideways with it :)
Yes, I'm preparing for the 40 crisis,...
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