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Forum: showroom 01-04-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By Andrewhans
https://youtu.be/Hag9OvwUt4c ...

https://youtu.be/Hag9OvwUt4c

https://youtu.be/MVoDucWvv0A

Fender dump exhaust, hood exit 44mm gate and another 44mm gate firing at the ground
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,215
Posted By Andrewhans
Wow didn't know my mounts were that early of a...

Wow didn't know my mounts were that early of a batch. I think I bought them back in July-August of 2015. Mine don't have slots in them either lol

They also hold up very well to abuse and still fit...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
More carnage photos. Got the motor pulled today....

More carnage photos. Got the motor pulled today. Been lazy about it because I don't have the spare engine at my house yet and still need to buy the cam and oil pan.

<a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
I Houdini'd that bastard lol

I Houdini'd that bastard lol
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Cam is toast. Big nicks in it from the rod. I...

Cam is toast. Big nicks in it from the rod. I might be able to clean up the heads. Entire shortblock is junk.

Its not like I need to go faster anyway lol. I think between the displacement bump and...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Oh man that would be amazing! I really want studs...

Oh man that would be amazing! I really want studs now that Im leaning on it a bit more. I'm pretty sure I could easily get away with another set of single use bolts and new gaskets but studs would be...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Haven't pulled it but Im pretty sure a rod hit...

Haven't pulled it but Im pretty sure a rod hit it.

Going to upgrade the cam to the 228/230 .585 cam(sloppy stage 2) and Im stepping up to gen 4 5.3 guts in a gen 3 block. Got two shortblocks(1 gen...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Not much at all. I may be upgradeing to a gen 3...

Not much at all. I may be upgradeing to a gen 3 5.3 shortblock with gen 4 pistons and rods in it. I need to see how much my friend wants for his spare parts

Also not too soon emotionally, just...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
So on the way home the engine completely let go...

So on the way home the engine completely let go haha

Made a TINY bit of noise over lunch. Was completely silent when I went to go leave. Drove the car carefully checking oil pressure and listening...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Well, it's too early to tell but the engine might...

Well, it's too early to tell but the engine might be hurt.

Drove into work(25miles) with no noises at all, completely normal, went to take the car for lunch and around 2k I get a very faint rod...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Thread title has been updated lol

Thread title has been updated lol
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Thanks! It's been a bunch of fun. I have some...

Thanks! It's been a bunch of fun. I have some good Gopro helmet footage too of all my passes. I need to put up my fastest one.

Gonna see if I can get that thread title changed again haha
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
9 second 240

Man did I have a great day yesterday!

Trailered the car there just incase I broke.
<a href="https://andrewwurdinger.smugmug.com/Volvo-Project/i-pdTRFDB/A"><img...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 356,472
Posted By Andrewhans
I'm very happy to see you back up and posting!...

I'm very happy to see you back up and posting! Love the updates and was always impressed with the fab work.

You're swap was always a big drive for my build. Simple and to the point.

That RX7 is...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 68,733
Posted By Andrewhans
They are not cheap anymore that's for sure. I...

They are not cheap anymore that's for sure. I agree completely with doing two pumps!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 68,733
Posted By Andrewhans
Fair. I need to turn on the fuel pressure safety...

Fair. I need to turn on the fuel pressure safety in the Goldbox. Just as an added safety net incase that happens.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 68,733
Posted By Andrewhans
Not to hijack his thread.. again lol Was it...

Not to hijack his thread.. again lol

Was it triggered by the ECU or a hobbs switch? Mine is set to remove a ground signal over 6psi of boost as seen by the ecu.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 68,733
Posted By Andrewhans
I really dig that you used the PAC-80 batt...

I really dig that you used the PAC-80 batt isolator. I LOVE mine.

I got tired of the 40amp relay's I had getting hot and the connectors aren't great either. I was getting too much voltage drop...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,416
Posted By Andrewhans
That's actually a really cool calculator! At race...

That's actually a really cool calculator! At race weight of 3320lb @ 138.5mph I came up with 740hp net. So it's doing a little better than I was expecting.

I've ran the numbers on the Wallace...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Fair enough. Going to try and get that installed...

Fair enough. Going to try and get that installed this week before I head back to the track. I'm getting tired of puking a little coolant out of the reservoir after big pulls. Well under an ounce,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
I don't have them installed but I do have a pair...

I don't have them installed but I do have a pair of LS1 setups laying around. Did you boil over on long pulls? I'm unsure if it's a timing/boost thing or just a little boil over.

I may need to run...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Changed out wastegate springs and got my boost by...

Changed out wastegate springs and got my boost by gear working.

Weather ****ed me this weekend as I was in a certain kind of mood. All tracks are closed near me due to rain. I even had a trailer...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,416
Posted By Andrewhans
Damn this thread got good lmao. Congrats on...

Damn this thread got good lmao.

Congrats on the power man. Love your build and love when that ****ty green Volvo shows up on the sloppy youtube channel.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Went out to Coastal Plains today because all of...

Went out to Coastal Plains today because all of my close tracks had been rained out.

Drove an hour and a half to get to the track on drag radials, dropped tire pressure to 18psi, ran 5 tens in a...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Thanks, your build was one of the largest...

Thanks, your build was one of the largest influences for this car. Simple, cheap and effective is how I saw your build.

Turning it up more and going for a 9 next.

I think it has a very high 9...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Forgot to add that I re weighed it. No back...

Forgot to add that I re weighed it.
No back seat
8.8 swap
235/60/15 drag radials
TH350
Iron block 4.8
Front battery
Turbo
Rear mounted AC condenser(trans cooler)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,831
Posted By Andrewhans
Correct... but there is at least 20years of...

Correct... but there is at least 20years of development between that setup and todays modern efi systems... those efi systems were a pain in the ass joke to deal with.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,831
Posted By Andrewhans
Its not really on either the feed or the return...

Its not really on either the feed or the return rail. It feeds the middle portion and return almost directly off that area as well. Works very very well.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Here are some photos from the StreetCar Shootout...

Here are some photos from the StreetCar Shootout I entered. Had a really good time. A $100k+ turbo Camaro from RPM Motorsports ended up winning the whole thing. I made it to the second round at...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,831
Posted By Andrewhans
Proper? You can make around 750whp on a piece GM...

Proper? You can make around 750whp on a piece GM designed for 285hp lol I think you'll be ok unless you plan on crossing that barrier.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,831
Posted By Andrewhans
Fair enough. My truck fuel rails had the...

Fair enough. My truck fuel rails had the regulator mounted right on the rails.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,831
Posted By Andrewhans
The factory truck fuel rails and regulator are a...

The factory truck fuel rails and regulator are a 1:1 rising rate regulator and will support 750-900whp as they sit.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Car didn't do terrible on the 235 radials. Faster...

Car didn't do terrible on the 235 radials. Faster mph and et than I've ever gone but just by a little bit.

New personal best is 6.86 @ 107.8mph with a 1.68 60'. Still working towards a 6.5 or so...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
The wife surprised me with a set of MT ET Street...

The wife surprised me with a set of MT ET Street Drag Radials for a "just because" gift. Couldn't believe she did that.
<a href="https://andrewwurdinger.smugmug.com/Volvo-Project/i-cb6SWMJ/A"><img...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Thanks. The slicks are toast and I'm done racing...

Thanks. The slicks are toast and I'm done racing at the track until I get a new pair.

Going to step up to 26x8.5x15. Had worn out 24.5x8x15 on there. I think that having a little bit more tire...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
So a local car group was going out to...

So a local car group was going out to Fayetteville for some 1/4 mile action. Prepped the car by doing plugs(NGK-BR7EF), oil(5w-40 T6 Rotella), rear diff fluid(Redline 75w-140NS) and just giving...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,416
Posted By Andrewhans
This is exactly why I built my turbo LS 240. Love...

This is exactly why I built my turbo LS 240. Love the build man and love seeing what can be done on the cheap.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
So the not so fun money spending has begun too....

So the not so fun money spending has begun too. Need front tires, balljoints, tierods, shocks, strut mounts. Now that the swap is done as driving the rest of the car needs attention.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Without me in it, full tank of fuel with random...

Without me in it, full tank of fuel with random tools in the back, no rear seat it weighs 3040lbs. My goal for the car was drive an hour to the track, switch to slicks, run a 10, switch to street...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
So 8.8 swap got finished. 3.73's were still in...

So 8.8 swap got finished. 3.73's were still in the axle. So 8.8 swap got finished. 3.73's were still in the axle. LSD made a big difference in how much power I can put down at the track. Been turning...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 68,733
Posted By Andrewhans
Could not agree more. Very much a bling term. ...

Could not agree more. Very much a bling term.

Back to the regularly scheduled programming!
End thread jack!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 68,733
Posted By Andrewhans
And... :lol: Not saying that it means...

And... :lol:

Not saying that it means nothing that he is a Garrett engineer.

We also said basically the same thing... material does not matter as much as design and shape. What I added were...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 68,733
Posted By Andrewhans
I wouldn't say fake news really. It being billet...

I wouldn't say fake news really. It being billet allows more precise and like you said different and better wheel designs. The billet wheels almost always make more power because of design changes...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 46,943
Posted By Andrewhans
Havent been updating much bc the 8.8 swap has...

Havent been updating much bc the 8.8 swap has been in progress. Hopefully I get the driveshaft back today/tomorrow. I will hopefully have a full 1/4 mile on slicks pass if the track is open this...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,881
Posted By Andrewhans
Gonna bump this up. Im at the point where Im...

Gonna bump this up. Im at the point where Im doing the 8.8 swap and have a question.

8.8 explorer sensor. Does the polarity matter when connecting it to the Volvo 240 wiring? Ive already modified...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By Andrewhans
Kind of a side question. Did you happen to...

Kind of a side question. Did you happen to measure the wall thickness and ID of the torque rods while you had them apart?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,500
Posted By Andrewhans
100% can confirm a drop sway bar is not needed....

100% can confirm a drop sway bar is not needed. Holley pan, STS Mounts, stock sway bar.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 68,733
Posted By Andrewhans
The billet 7875 from Vren at VS Racing is almost...

The billet 7875 from Vren at VS Racing is almost untouchable for $ per HP. He has the QC on those units dialed in big time. I predict you will sell the Garret 42 to put some money back in your pocket...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,247
Posted By Andrewhans
I love this build. I've wanted a 2 doors for a...

I love this build. I've wanted a 2 doors for a while but took the cheapest 240 I could find locally instead haha. Looks like you're doing a good job for sure!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,663
Posted By Andrewhans
The transmission controller will be the tricky...

The transmission controller will be the tricky part. You may need to add a sensor or two but I think the easiest way IMO would be to run a 4l60 and use a microsquirt to control it. Hell you may be...
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