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Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-29-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By Dauntless
Seen. Got pics?

Seen.

Got pics?
Forum: performance & suspension 07-24-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Dauntless
Yeah, but due to the shape of the spring perch...

Yeah, but due to the shape of the spring perch and angle of the tyre against the strut, it will help.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-24-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Dauntless
Wheels with less offset should help the strut...

Wheels with less offset should help the strut rubbing issues.

Your other option is 205/70R15 which is a very common size.
Forum: showroom 06-28-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By Dauntless
Above. If you mount them below, it reduces their...

Above. If you mount them below, it reduces their effectiveness, and it makes it difficult to see dips in the road. There's a reason truck drivers mount them up high.

The only lights you want below...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-12-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Dauntless
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/42130-3/Picture+1613ED....

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/42130-3/Picture+1613ED.JPG
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By Dauntless
Any luck mate?

Any luck mate?
Forum: showroom 02-12-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,799
Posted By Dauntless
B230E in a 240 should have an A cam. B230E in a...

B230E in a 240 should have an A cam. B230E in a 740 should have a V cam. It should have a 531 head too.



The B230E was used from 1985 in markets that didn't require unleaded fuel. Unleaded was...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,735
Posted By Dauntless
Nice work mate, the car still looks great!

Nice work mate, the car still looks great!
Forum: website & board 01-12-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,161
Posted By Dauntless
Enter boost, exit headgasket.

Enter boost, exit headgasket.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-28-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,591
Posted By Dauntless
Nothing wrong with K-Jet on an NA engine. I'd...

Nothing wrong with K-Jet on an NA engine. I'd look for a B23 to put in it.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-25-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,101
Posted By Dauntless
What does welding the weight in place achieve?

What does welding the weight in place achieve?
Forum: performance & suspension 11-25-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 893
Posted By Dauntless
Set up correctly, power loss should be minimal....

Set up correctly, power loss should be minimal. And you can always modify the engine to take advantage of LPG's high octane rating. CR in the 10s with a turbo or in the 12s NA with a mild to moderate...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-17-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Dauntless
It's pretty normal for the tyres to skid/slip on...

It's pretty normal for the tyres to skid/slip on 240s near full lock, if that's what you're talking about?
Forum: performance & suspension 11-11-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,529
Posted By Dauntless
I'd like to see someone actually do this so I...

I'd like to see someone actually do this so I know what I need to buy :lol:
Forum: performance & suspension 11-09-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,057
Posted By Dauntless
http://www.kaplhenke.com/

http://www.kaplhenke.com/
Forum: website & board 11-08-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 13,278
Posted By Dauntless
Just made a donation. Let's keep this site...

Just made a donation. Let's keep this site running nicely!
Forum: website & board 10-06-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Dauntless
I just did a google image search, and I can see...

I just did a google image search, and I can see why they're so cheap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By Dauntless
Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By Dauntless
You definitely need to clean or replace the...

You definitely need to clean or replace the breather box. Not a difficult job, and fairly cheap too.

It's nowhere near as difficult on a redblock as the link described for a whiteblock.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By Dauntless
What car do you have? I'm assuming the PCV...

What car do you have?

I'm assuming the PCV has been cleaned out properly?

You could also try adding a catch can.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By Dauntless
If it's as worn out as you say, I'd just slap...

If it's as worn out as you say, I'd just slap some 20w50 in it. It's cheaper than 15w40 anyway.

Using synthetic oil will make everything leak more.
Forum: performance & suspension 09-25-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,326
Posted By Dauntless
I wouldn't think so. ...

I wouldn't think so.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Barra_engine

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaguar_AJ6_engine
Forum: performance & suspension 09-24-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Dauntless
It'll sound like a tractor, but won't be that...

It'll sound like a tractor, but won't be that loud.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By Dauntless
Bit more progress. Gearbox is in. There's a...

Bit more progress.

Gearbox is in. There's a bit of an issue with two of the crossmember bolts, not sure if they've been drilled and tapped to a bigger size, or if there's some other strange issue...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By Dauntless
Cheers. Thanks. The Land Rover is another...

Cheers.

Thanks. The Land Rover is another project of mine.

How you doing Ken?

The Fergy is still there. I'll most likely fire it up this summer.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By Dauntless
5c coins are a perfect fit in the Pulse Air...

5c coins are a perfect fit in the Pulse Air ports:
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/123834-4/IMAG1028.jpg
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/123819-4/IMAG1031.jpg

EGR fittings welded up:...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 40,198
Posted By Dauntless
Nice work. I like this project.

Nice work. I like this project.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By Dauntless
Small amount of progress. Blocked off the...

Small amount of progress.

Blocked off the PulseAir ports with 5c coins coated in Maniseal.
EGR pipe is off the exhaust manifold, ready for the fitting to be welded up.
EGR fitting and an unused...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 40,198
Posted By Dauntless
That would be excellent. I'm sure many of us...

That would be excellent. I'm sure many of us would like a bolt on solution which controls engine movement properly while also lasting a long time.

I'd definitely buy a set from the first batch.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 40,198
Posted By Dauntless
I didn't know the B234 had different mounts. ...

I didn't know the B234 had different mounts.

Having said that, it looks like a similar design might also work well for a B23 or B230 in a 240? They look like they'd control engine movement better...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 40,198
Posted By Dauntless
Nice work. Those engine mounts are interesting,...

Nice work. Those engine mounts are interesting, I'm guessing they'd work for any redblock 240?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By Dauntless
Bit of an update. Flywheel, clutch and...

Bit of an update.

Flywheel, clutch and pressure plate are on.
21mm front swaybar is on, with SuperPro mount and endlink bushes, and bent mount replaced.
Exhaust manifold and Pulse Air assembly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,992
Posted By Dauntless
Possibly not relevant to the thread, but in...

Possibly not relevant to the thread, but in response to the original post, these are 195/50R15s:

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/114908-3/IMAG0157.jpg
Forum: performance & suspension 09-09-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,173
Posted By Dauntless
http://www.maceengineering.com.au/epages/shop.sf/e...

http://www.maceengineering.com.au/epages/shop.sf/en_AU/?ObjectPath=/Shops/mace/Categories/Performance_products/%22V6%20Performance%22
...
Forum: performance & suspension 09-09-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,173
Posted By Dauntless
There was a VS V6 turbo at Eastern Creek last...

There was a VS V6 turbo at Eastern Creek last time I went, it ran 11s i think.

There was also a 240 with a VR? engine on Gumtree recently, so they're out there.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By Dauntless
AJ's 1981 244GL

So, this is my 1981 Volvo 244GL. It's a B23E (405 head and K cam) and originally had an M46. It was my first car, I've had it since around 2003.

The general idea is to have a car capable of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Posted By Dauntless
Thanks for the info. Yeah I avoid H4 HIDs. The...

Thanks for the info. Yeah I avoid H4 HIDs. The 55w H3C HIDs had a good beam in the 745 though.

I went for 100/55 halogen H4s in my 244, they work well. That's why I'm considering the same setup in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Posted By Dauntless
I received the 70w HID kit, haven't installed it...

I received the 70w HID kit, haven't installed it yet. I'm considering adding relays for the H4s and running 100/55 halogens.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By Dauntless
Slight update. I received my new 70w H3C HID...

Slight update.

I received my new 70w H3C HID kit.
I'm considering upgrading the H4 wiring to fit 100/55 halogen bulbs.
Kaplhenke strut tops are on their way to me.
Front springs will be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,208
Posted By Dauntless
I've decided to get the Kaplhenke solution. Ben,...

I've decided to get the Kaplhenke solution. Ben, I've sent you an email.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By Dauntless
Got my order today, and I have a week off work....

Got my order today, and I have a week off work. Will post pics when done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Dauntless
First of all, figure out exactly how much fuel...

First of all, figure out exactly how much fuel it's using.

I recommend www.fuelly.com , you simply record your odometer reading and how much fuel you put in, and make sure to always fill the tank...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By Dauntless
You still need to check the hoses for splits. ...

You still need to check the hoses for splits.

Are you saying the AFRs are the same when it's idling poorly/stalling as they are when it's idling normally?
...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-27-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,977
Posted By Dauntless
This happened: ...

This happened:

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/122760-2/IMAG0941.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By Dauntless
I'd spray some degreaser in the idle air valve,...

I'd spray some degreaser in the idle air valve, and check for leaks in the hoses going to it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,208
Posted By Dauntless
Having not dissembled a 740 strut yet, it looks...

Having not dissembled a 740 strut yet, it looks like the big rubber piece on top of the strut mount is separate, as none of the kits include it. What is it's job? What is that part called? Should it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,208
Posted By Dauntless
Thanks for the info. I've sent an email to Ben,...

Thanks for the info. I've sent an email to Ben, hopefully his response will help me decide which way to go, to suit the way I use the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Posted By Dauntless
Why? They don't melt with 100w halogens.

Why? They don't melt with 100w halogens.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,208
Posted By Dauntless
Can I get more information and/or pics of the...

Can I get more information and/or pics of the Kaplhenke setup in use with stock struts?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Posted By Dauntless
Looks like I'll be getting the 70w kit. Will post...

Looks like I'll be getting the 70w kit. Will post results.
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