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Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,477
Posted By JW240
Nice brake setup, interested (the Cayenne Brembo...

Nice brake setup, interested (the Cayenne Brembo setup I have is overkill deluxe).

Wondering of the calipers are easily available on my side of the pond.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 53,912
Posted By JW240
Great news! Sucks that it happened though.....

Great news!

Sucks that it happened though.. Hope the fix will erase all traces of this freak accident.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,525
Posted By JW240
Yeah, the JT system I had (was great, the muffler...

Yeah, the JT system I had (was great, the muffler before the axle was slanted upwards to the rear and was far from the lowest point under the car. Over axle, did not have clearance issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By JW240
The stock Wahler/Setrab setup is pretty nice,...

The stock Wahler/Setrab setup is pretty nice, yes. Don't see added value in many of the aftermarket things unless you spend big $$.

I duplicated the 240 turbo setup with the 940 water/oil heat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By JW240
Better numbers on the freeway etc? After...

Better numbers on the freeway etc?

After making sure everything is in good condition, invest in aftermarket efi and make engine run perfect?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By JW240
I remember that the B204 did not prime when we...

I remember that the B204 did not prime when we tried it with the starter.

After probably a minute of cranking (no spark plugs fitted so easy on the starter) we just started it and oil pressure was...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,469
Posted By JW240
Thanks for sharing!

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,509
Posted By JW240
This is good stuff too, bit less easy to apply:...

This is good stuff too, bit less easy to apply: http://fluidfilm.de/en/datenblaetter/

Think it is available in the USA but the uber smart search engine I'm using does not want to display suppliers...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By JW240
Diesel air box does not play nice with stock 240T...

Diesel air box does not play nice with stock 240T intercooler, outlet of the filter is perpendicular to the IC pipe and at the same height.

With a different intercooler its a pretty neat oem...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,600
Posted By JW240
Great, then those are 68mm id as well.

Great, then those are 68mm id as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 498,574
Posted By JW240
Loving the attention to detail like the...

Loving the attention to detail like the 'TrueTrack" sticker on the new rear axle.

Absolutely beautiful work on the rebuild too!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,600
Posted By JW240
The disc centers on a larger diameter than the...

The disc centers on a larger diameter than the rim, 68mm diameter is what I found for 2/7/9. So a little work with the lathe is needed. Sure Swedbrick has access to one but if needed I can do it as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By JW240
Ever since someone in my village crashed and...

Ever since someone in my village crashed and wasn't so lucky to survive I carry a good FE in my car. Never know when it comes in handy. Had to use it once.

Its a 2kg CO2 one though, might be...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,718
Posted By JW240
The 302mm set from 850/V70-1 is probably best...

The 302mm set from 850/V70-1 is probably best balance between cost/performance.

S60R set requires bigger diameter master cylinder, which isn't difficult but another step to take. They are light,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,718
Posted By JW240
If you go the Holset route, I have some adapter...

If you go the Holset route, I have some adapter plates made to compensate for the step on the manifold. Not that milling is all that difficult but if you want to keep it reversible.

NB: I removed...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,032
Posted By JW240
Do you really need the 48 tooth rear axle signal?...

Do you really need the 48 tooth rear axle signal?
My 240 has the 12 teeth tone ring in the diff and the turbo ecu's work perfectly with those.
LH takes the signal from the back of the cluster,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By JW240
https://www.landroverexpedition.com/articles/unive...

https://www.landroverexpedition.com/articles/universal-joint-differences/

I got the cheap GKN ones you have too, with grease nipple. Agreed that that is a poor solution. Cannot comment on their...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 444,899
Posted By JW240
Nice lift, super space efficient. A great...

Nice lift, super space efficient. A great addition to the shop!

We have an in-floor scissor lift too and its great, nothing in the way if you don't need it.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,952
Posted By JW240
The oil pan looks great, beautifully made. ...

The oil pan looks great, beautifully made.

Like the swap. Brings back memories, my dad had a V70 with that engine circa 2000. Moved nicely and very fuel efficient.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,143
Posted By JW240
Nice project! Regarding seals.. I'd replace...

Nice project!

Regarding seals.. I'd replace all you have access too now. Re-seal the oil pump and pickup too. My experience after more than a decade keeping some white blocks on the road, use...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By JW240
If you cant have it machined, i'd use a big sheet...

If you cant have it machined, i'd use a big sheet of sanding paper on a flat-ish surface.

My preference is to surface parts on the mill but sometimes its just easier to use above method. For...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,791
Posted By JW240
And if someone wants the Volvo studs in M10, the...

And if someone wants the Volvo studs in M10, the B204FT/GT engines use M10 hardware on the mani-turbo connection.
Not sure how easy those can be sourced though.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 1,167,976
Posted By JW240
Way cool trip and pics! Thanks for sharing. Car...

Way cool trip and pics! Thanks for sharing.
Car looks great :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,637
Posted By JW240
Happy to hear! You're welcome.

Happy to hear! You're welcome.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,637
Posted By JW240
When testing, no wires were damaged, swapped or...

When testing, no wires were damaged, swapped or left disconnected?

Under the intake, connectors for temp sensor and knock sensor arent mixed up?

Ohm value coolant temp sensor ok? If sensor is...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,745
Posted By JW240
Same with Jens' dyno test B230. 2017 they hit...

Same with Jens' dyno test B230. 2017 they hit 900+ hp.

http://forum.savarturbo.se/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=93374&start=405

Very impressive in my book.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 38,659
Posted By JW240
Nice updates, as always :)

Nice updates, as always :)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 28,201
Posted By JW240
Sucks but happens. Happy the damage is limited....

Sucks but happens. Happy the damage is limited. Might want to get the old style B23 steel cap too? Might have one laying around still.

As you know, similar close calls on my side with catch can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,844
Posted By JW240
Don't know when exactly. Removed an early alu...

Don't know when exactly.
Removed an early alu cover from a wrecked German 745 with manual/B230F from 1989.5.
My 240, built mid 1990, had the steel cover.
I think the 740/940 got the alu covers...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,973
Posted By JW240
Don't go to aggressive on the cam, it won't play...

Don't go to aggressive on the cam, it won't play nice with a small turbo. Don't know about the v16t but just a general remark.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,666
Posted By JW240
I used to be very pro-LH.. and it is a usable...

I used to be very pro-LH.. and it is a usable system. But its not free to mod either. If you can make chips yourself you can go far, but you need to live with some drawbacks that will be inevitable...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,973
Posted By JW240
0-100km/h for a stock Golf 7 GTI is 6,4 seconds...

0-100km/h for a stock Golf 7 GTI is 6,4 seconds (according to my Google skills). Very good response with the DSG etc, don't underestimate it.

If your 240 isn't overly heavy and have some basic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,844
Posted By JW240
Carrier bearings. They are really tough to remove...

Carrier bearings. They are really tough to remove without the right tools and are probably worn. Not worn out, but a shame to re-use.
Remove the bearings by grinding off material till they crack,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-23-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 45,023
Posted By JW240
I still have a m4.4 non immobilizer ecu laying...

I still have a m4.4 non immobilizer ecu laying around. I'll check the numbers if the bin is of any use for this project!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,660
Posted By JW240
Well, the alternator is under the intake...

Well, the alternator is under the intake manifold.
A/C compressor is pointing in the other direction, above the transmission, driven by a short stretch belt.
The water pump and PS pump are on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,673
Posted By JW240
Poly is overrated, yes. Threw most of it out....

Poly is overrated, yes. Threw most of it out. Every time car got better without it. Especially upgrading to rubber/spherical joints.

How to improve handling? Depending on the condition of the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,603
Posted By JW240
http://forum.savarturbo.se/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=96...

http://forum.savarturbo.se/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=96173&start=75

Don't know the brand of the little booster but looks like it fits great!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 434,941
Posted By JW240
Redblock: M6 nuts Whiteblock: M7 bolts

Redblock: M6 nuts
Whiteblock: M7 bolts
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,552
Posted By JW240
Great idea! My dad made one for when he drove...

Great idea! My dad made one for when he drove this 240, probably 25 years ago now, using an old 240 interior fan, which proved to make more noise than move air sadly.

I've been looking at compact...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,181
Posted By JW240
+1 I like

+1 I like
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 365,154
Posted By JW240
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-16-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,751
Posted By JW240
Looking good! Similar experience with the...

Looking good!

Similar experience with the power steering on the track, even with underdrive crank pulley. Forgot which fluid but it was some quality.

German market 940's had a very short extra...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,434
Posted By JW240
Too bad you dont get the D5 in the USA.. A recent...

Too bad you dont get the D5 in the USA.. A recent trip to the Alps, cruising between 70-100 mph.. 26-30 MPG(US)

fwiw; The 3.2 is roughly as fast ast the 2.5T, maybe a tad faster, the two I tested.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,221
Posted By JW240
https://www.autozone.com/gaskets/turbocharger-gask...

https://www.autozone.com/gaskets/turbocharger-gasket/volvo/s60

Volvo used a gasket on the FWD (~2000+) cars. It fits on the older models.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,434
Posted By JW240
FWIW, the 3.2 V70 my parents have is pretty much...

FWIW, the 3.2 V70 my parents have is pretty much trouble free.

A/C is not the best, works fine but condensor and pump are directly from a Ford and seem to wear faster than what I'm used to....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,589
Posted By JW240
Exactly. Also, the silicone hose without cords is...

Exactly. Also, the silicone hose without cords is quite flimsy, very easy to rip.
Switching back to rubber/cloth covered vacuum hoses as well.
Just be careful that those can't be stretched if the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 28,201
Posted By JW240
Nice! Hope the build progresses as wanted in your...

Nice! Hope the build progresses as wanted in your holiday!
Really interested in the results.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 336,898
Posted By JW240
+1 Catching up on the videos, great work.

+1
Catching up on the videos, great work.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 122,024
Posted By JW240
The fresh plating looks great! Tempted to do...

The fresh plating looks great!
Tempted to do the same now my car is off the road as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,012
Posted By JW240
:omg: Nice numbers, can't imagine how fast...

:omg:

Nice numbers, can't imagine how fast this will be.

Swap looks great!
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