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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Lankku
They are the same. Same seal fits even 2.4D/D5,...

They are the same. Same seal fits even 2.4D/D5, etc.
Volvo has changed the seal type to PTFE in recent years and that might be the reason for the number change. I use the older version because it...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By Lankku
Forgot to mention that if you are going to use...

Forgot to mention that if you are going to use stock AW tranny then you'll need an aftermarket controller for that.


Stock rods give up before that occurs.

T6 doesn't have any more breather...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Lankku
Not that I know of. Have to make a custom one.

Not that I know of. Have to make a custom one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Lankku
On the strut the hole rusts and sensor sticks...

On the strut the hole rusts and sensor sticks bad. No other way than hammering it out in pieces.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,732
Posted By Lankku
And that's why I'm referring to the V70II rear...

And that's why I'm referring to the V70II rear bushing. If only 960/V90 stock rear bushing would be solid rubber, there wouldn't be that much of a need for stiffer option. Not too uncommon in many...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,732
Posted By Lankku
So you know how long poly lasts in V70II?...

So you know how long poly lasts in V70II? Bushings are in the same position and the control arm behaves similarly in both cars.

Stock rubber bushing is sloppy straight out of the box, I'd rather...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,732
Posted By Lankku
V70II/etc. has smaller front control arm rear...

V70II/etc. has smaller front control arm rear bushing and it's solid rubber. Powerflex poly replacement is solid as well. One would think that it has been tested or they wouldn't be selling it?...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,732
Posted By Lankku
Prices seem reasonable compared to what originals...

Prices seem reasonable compared to what originals cost here. Might have to consider more seriosly if I take V90 on the road again. Not the whole set but front control arms and rear upper control arm...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By Lankku
I would use the T6 intake flange and RWD intake....

I would use the T6 intake flange and RWD intake. T6 intake runners can be cut so that they line up with RWD intake. Needs silicone hoses(some straight, some angled) and supports for the fuel rail....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
And I'm not saying there's anything wrong. Older...

And I'm not saying there's anything wrong. Older manifolds are surprisingly decent and why not the newer too.
What I'm interested in is that is your turbo single or twin scroll? Haven't seen the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
Using that type of manifold and flange makes a...

Using that type of manifold and flange makes a twin scroll exhaust housing useless. You (might) get a narrower rpm range. Aand Garrett is too expensive for my taste compared to the results over other...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
On RWD blocks I've split oil feed from pressure...

On RWD blocks I've split oil feed from pressure sender and made exhaust manifolds myself. For 965 was thinking of using T6 manifolds as a base. With NA manifolds and up pipes it'll just look nasty.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
That's one branch of the plans along with...

That's one branch of the plans along with driveability. I did mostly buy it because I needed a winter car :lol:
Last week swapped in a M90, BC-Racing front coilovers with 450lbs springs(the same...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
Yes it did with E85 and 0.5-1bar higher fuel...

Yes it did with E85 and 0.5-1bar higher fuel pressure. If you are going to use gas then changes are needed. Don't now anyone who has experience on tuning 1.8 so it's been as it is.

For some reason...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,711
Posted By Lankku
I didn't take it into account that in the US...

I didn't take it into account that in the US diesel passenger cars aren't that popular as in Europe.

It's basically the same engine(with some differences) as in VW T4 Transporter/Eurovan and Audi...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,711
Posted By Lankku
How about a 5-cyl TDI out of a 850/x70I like in...

How about a 5-cyl TDI out of a 850/x70I like in this build:
https://kulmamies.kuvat.fi/kuvat/Volvo+145+Express+D5252T/
He's done several other nice builds too.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,652
Posted By Lankku
My Swedish isn't that good but those lifters...

My Swedish isn't that good but those lifters haven't been prone to fail in any way even in high mileage engines. Some older 5-cyl and RWD-engines have had slight issues but not really in the recent...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,652
Posted By Lankku
Originals are good as is if the engine has had...

Originals are good as is if the engine has had even some maintenance. Never had, heard or seen a problem with those.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By Lankku
It's all in the 210/211 relay under the fusebox...

It's all in the 210/211 relay under the fusebox inside the dash. If doors are locked with the remote, then the relay prevents starting. A search will show the function and which pins have to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Lankku
Just to make sure, are you doing a dual exhaust...

Just to make sure, are you doing a dual exhaust all the way or joining pipes before the rear axle?

If dual, going over the axle on the left side is not doable because of the panhard bar. With...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By Lankku
Cheapest way to replace and upgrade the clutch is...

Cheapest way to replace and upgrade the clutch is to use 215mm 8v Saab Turbo pressure plate. It bolts on directly to the flat flywheel and is much more capable than stock. Of course you'll need to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By Lankku
Intake manifold gasket tends to fail mostly on...

Intake manifold gasket tends to fail mostly on the first cylinder. If it's broken then it might seem like an injector o-ring failure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Lankku
They are different and mount to the body...

They are different and mount to the body differently.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By Lankku
There is a guy in Finland who has done a 4-cyl...

There is a guy in Finland who has done a 4-cyl whiteblock conversion and ground up rebuild of a 544. He has a completely custom oil pan and a M90 tranny.

http://i.imgur.com/E2M0c2w.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
Won't build a "stock" engine with H-rods. Instead...

Won't build a "stock" engine with H-rods. Instead have thought of changing to 143 or 147mm rods and DP pistons. If skirts on those would finally last. It's a project that has to wait for a while...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By Lankku
And I had one in my 4.6 SOCH 242.

And I had one in my 4.6 SOCH 242.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By Lankku
The best way to install the transmission is with...

The best way to install the transmission is with the torque converter. Torque converter might not be properly seated. You have to push and slightly wiggle it so that it goes all the way.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By Lankku
240 power steering has 3.3 turns if I recall...

240 power steering has 3.3 turns if I recall correctly. It's ok but could be quicker and 2.8 sounds good. Friend has 242 with electric power steering and quick ratio manual rack with around 2.2...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By Lankku
Leave the cam sensor connector open to test if...

Leave the cam sensor connector open to test if it'll work any smoother without the sensor. It'll only give a fault code.

Did you use a T40 Torx? Top one can be helped a bit by hitting with a punch...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
Drove a couple of laps on track and only oil...

Drove a couple of laps on track and only oil pressure sensor stopped working. Ring connector broke between ring and crimp. Might be because of the positioning of the connector and shaking of the wire...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
Hopefully I can try to improve it in the future....

Hopefully I can try to improve it in the future. Might change a 3.73 rear to be able to launch in second gear. With 3.31 first gear is just for nudging the car forward and have to immediately change...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
It was a lot bigger operation than I originally...

It was a lot bigger operation than I originally intended but maybe it was worth it? At least I like it now more than before just because of the color. It was almost a coin flip if I should move all...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
Got Ferodo DS2500 front pads and pedal feel...

Got Ferodo DS2500 front pads and pedal feel improved greatly(got them already nice and toasty, might be too toasty :lol:). But it still wasn't good enough with a stock master cylinder. Swapped a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,686
Posted By Lankku
I'd estimate 4" but bought it as a roller and...

I'd estimate 4" but bought it as a roller and never did a side by side comparison with a stock car. I'll make a second guess and say that from front wheel to aluminium inner fender was around 2.5" at...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By Lankku
I've had two redblocks with HX35 and both had...

I've had two redblocks with HX35 and both had boost on 1st gear. Other had only really quickly made exhaust manifold and mildly ported 531 on top of a B230F and the other was a stock B230FT. External...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
Cleaned a little for a local car...

Cleaned a little for a local car show/meet(Oldtimer Run) and couldn't resist taking a pic when it finally has the bumper corner trims. And is somewhat clean :) Though the left one is in pretty rough...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By Lankku
Using a block seal may help for a while. The main...

Using a block seal may help for a while. The main crack spreads lenghtwise and smaller ones will go up and down but those may not be clearly visible to the eye. Oil return channels are on the line...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,686
Posted By Lankku
Don't know what it is originally for. Found it on...

Don't know what it is originally for. Found it on a friends trash pile and narrowed some. It's metal, that I can say.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
They are getting more and more rare. But then...

They are getting more and more rare. But then there are people who like to hoard certain stuff :-P Though I did sell the third set last year.
I think this year I've had the same Galaxy and Gemini...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,686
Posted By Lankku
Polaris fits with a 215/45, just have to cut or...

Polaris fits with a 215/45, just have to cut or roll the "shelf" on the rear fenders. There is space on the inner side for a wider wheel.

https://lankku.kuvat.fi/kuvat/142%20-72/43.jpg?img=medium...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By Lankku
You didn't do anything wrong, it just happens...

You didn't do anything wrong, it just happens often with B6304 and rarely with B6254. I've had several cracked B6304 and know of two or three B6254. Type of use doesn't seem to matter much.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,525
Posted By Lankku
I've done a few 3" exhausts and one 3.5". All...

I've done a few 3" exhausts and one 3.5". All over the axle. There is decently space for a 3". 3.5" needs careful positioning, a couple taps to the left front corner of spare wheel well and stiff...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,072
Posted By Lankku
I've heard more from an engine builder who has...

I've heard more from an engine builder who has done race engines a couple of decades than read from the internet:-P

I've had a reasonably powerful whiteblock with T6 pistons meaning 8.5...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,956
Posted By Lankku
I've used short/shortened M10x1 bolts with copper...

I've used short/shortened M10x1 bolts with copper washer. Or you could just use a caliper nipple.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,072
Posted By Lankku
I wouldn't build that type of an engine under...

I wouldn't build that type of an engine under 8.5:1 compression ratio. 9:1 would still be ok. The lower it is you lose in driveability, fuel economy and the engine wakes up later. It's all about the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By Lankku
That's right. But the halves are so tightly...

That's right.
But the halves are so tightly bolted together that I don't think with just a prybar you'd be able to separate them at all. You'd have to beat a sharp prybar with a (sledge)hammer...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,048
Posted By Lankku
850/x70I FWD rear calipers are a direct fit for a...

850/x70I FWD rear calipers are a direct fit for a 740/940.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By Lankku
Bearing is same IMO. Difference is in the ABS...

Bearing is same IMO. Difference is in the ABS ring. Don't know about the sensor interchangeablity on the spindle side, at least the wire is a little longer. Connector and function are the same so you...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
Changed the upper trailing arm bushings on the...

Changed the upper trailing arm bushings on the axle end. I have had to change some purple polys before because they crack and now the other was cracked through. Replaced them with smaller and harder...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,526
Posted By Lankku
965 lip fits nicely doesn't it :) Sprayed stone...

965 lip fits nicely doesn't it :) Sprayed stone chip protector to the rockers and now the outside is almost finished. Just missing the front bumper corner mouldings.

Been driving almost daily now....
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