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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By CTSwee
1980 242 DL option sheet

I just got my hands on a red 1980 242 dl.
It is a non sunroof, manual everything including steering and 4 speed with no overdrive.

I'm just curious about the trans and if OD was an option or if...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By CTSwee
They're grossly overpriced. I don't think people...

They're grossly overpriced. I don't think people realize those calipers came on quite a few cars. Check amazon for cts v, evo 8, sti, and cadillac ats brembos.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 61,648
Posted By CTSwee
Is that a 940 rad? Any upgrades to the trans?

Is that a 940 rad? Any upgrades to the trans?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,578
Posted By CTSwee
All the wonky stuff can be fixed easily given you...

All the wonky stuff can be fixed easily given you can find the parts. I have a nearly complete b21ft if you need anything turbo kjet specific.

I think some on here are being overly dramatic about...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,731
Posted By CTSwee
Just do it. Many things factor in to if it will...

Just do it. Many things factor in to if it will last very long. If it doesn't, figure out why and slap another in. It's not as if the b230 is hard to come by cheaply.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By CTSwee
As Ben will probably confirm, the knurl diameter...

As Ben will probably confirm, the knurl diameter on the stud is proprietary to Volvo. You could get a stud with a slightly larger knurl and drill out your hubs, or alternatively but the lengthened...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-01-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,177
Posted By CTSwee
You don't need to go pulling anything other than...

You don't need to go pulling anything other than the lambda system and cis if applicable. These systems have their own harnesses sans the few wires under the dash that provide power to them.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,765
Posted By CTSwee
What redwood said. Get some long 1/4...

What redwood said.

Get some long 1/4 extensions and wobbly joints and a good flashlight. At most it'll take you a couple hours to do it right.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,679
Posted By CTSwee
I'll pull one tomorrow to be sure but I want to...

I'll pull one tomorrow to be sure but I want to say they're m6x1.0 @5mm. I pulled one a few months ago and took it to Tacoma screw and they didn't have anything tamper proof.

The last resort...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,679
Posted By CTSwee
Security screws for 242

Anybody found with a decent replacement for the Philips head screws holding on the rear quarter glass on 242s?

Around a year ago I had some punks pull the drivers rear to gain entry. Found the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,076
Posted By CTSwee
Awesome! Thanks for the videos and thoughts on...

Awesome! Thanks for the videos and thoughts on that cam. It'll be going in with 4g63 crower springs.

I'll throw on the evo9 16g ive had sitting around at the same time. Should be a good...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,076
Posted By CTSwee
Rsi stage 3 t cam

Anybody care to share their thoughts on dd-ing this cam? New style is what I have. Once I get the Cadillac back on the road I'll be throwing mine in with new springs.

Idle quality isn't too big...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,980
Posted By CTSwee
I had a similar vibration or "bounce" in the...

I had a similar vibration or "bounce" in the drive train before and after my t5 swap. Under hard acceleration in 1st and 2nd I could make the u-joint at the center support grind the tunnel. I filled...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 37,439
Posted By CTSwee
Since setting my car back up to ~stock ride...

Since setting my car back up to ~stock ride height, I haven't once wished it was any taller. I think you're making a good choice. On the tires, take a look at some winter tires with a harder compound...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,535
Posted By CTSwee
As of now I've done the following to the front: ...

As of now I've done the following to the front:

300# 14"x2.5" springs with custom valved Billie hds on the stock 84 struts. I just recently boxed the control arms and added poly bushings to them....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,982
Posted By CTSwee
if you want to bolt in a strong stock engine, why...

if you want to bolt in a strong stock engine, why not just slap in a b21? Hell, they're cheap enough. If i were to spend more than $300 on a stock bottom end, I would absolutely go the route John is...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,733
Posted By CTSwee
Make sure you post pics of that turbobandit...

Make sure you post pics of that turbobandit manifold, I've seen their merc stuff and it looks really nice. I didn't know they did volvo manis
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-09-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,563
Posted By CTSwee
Yes I have calibrated the sensors although I...

Yes I have calibrated the sensors although I cannot when connected to pin 20 for sensor ground. I have data logs of some stuff when I get he tonight.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-08-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,563
Posted By CTSwee
Edit: I will edit this to make more sense on my...

Edit: I will edit this to make more sense on my pc shortly

Oops didn't see the response. So I think I have some bigger issues happening.


According to the diagram I was following, pin 20 is...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-07-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,563
Posted By CTSwee
Anybody have any ideas? About to commence hair...

Anybody have any ideas? About to commence hair pulling
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-06-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,563
Posted By CTSwee
Microsquirt & DSM cas (I know, another one)

Seeming to have trouble getting this thing to sync.

b21f+t
micro v3
ls2 coils wasted spark
dsm cas & yoshi disc using vr inputs w/5v pullups
vr1- to outside wheel and vr2- to inner
...
Forum: website & board 08-27-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 242,719
Posted By CTSwee
Just stop. Send refunds, not walls of text, Bob.

Just stop. Send refunds, not walls of text, Bob.
Forum: website & board 08-27-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 242,719
Posted By CTSwee
Wow. You sure do enjoy playing the victim...

Wow.

You sure do enjoy playing the victim don't you?

I have, and always will steer people away from your products.

You are scum.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 155,236
Posted By CTSwee
I got a little something from him last week...

I got a little something from him last week...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,384
Posted By CTSwee
Stage 0 for starters. It shouldn't be painfully...

Stage 0 for starters. It shouldn't be painfully slow and should outrun a stock na car if running properly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,858
Posted By CTSwee
Edit: nevermind

Edit: nevermind
Forum: website & board 08-19-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 21,443
Posted By CTSwee
$20 here

$20 here
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,926
Posted By CTSwee
Thanks!. Nearly too much work for a car I'll...

Thanks!. Nearly too much work for a car I'll rarely drive. But hey, at least she's willing to drive an old volvo.
was indeed



It's been out a few times. I assume there's a v6 and 4cyl version...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,926
Posted By CTSwee
I could have continued with the kjet but saw no...

I could have continued with the kjet but saw no real purpose to that. The plan from the beginning was to get a redblock back in there so there was no serious attempt to make the kjet permanent. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1,463
Views: 315,335
Posted By CTSwee
During every oil change I have the filter off and...

During every oil change I have the filter off and contemplate installing it but don't. It's simply a job that does not appeal to me. Installing my catch can setup is also on my list as I am not too...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1,463
Views: 315,335
Posted By CTSwee
Nice! I have been seriously needing to install...

Nice! I have been seriously needing to install the cooler/remote filter I have for mine.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,926
Posted By CTSwee
Medium ish update Been plugging away at this...

Medium ish update

Been plugging away at this hog.

Mounted the cheesy panel I made to the passenger kick panel area. One loom for engine bay and one over to the drivers side. I left a sensor...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,926
Posted By CTSwee
The Spoolbus part 1.5

Figured i'd make a thread on this one, it's come far enough.

Enter the Spoolbus.

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd182/brentcole5/20141208_083216.jpg...
Forum: showroom 08-06-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,061
Posted By CTSwee
http://i1364.photobucket.com/albums/r728/brentcole...

http://i1364.photobucket.com/albums/r728/brentcole6/Mobile%20Uploads/20150203_083251_zpsyoucigj4.jpg...
Forum: showroom 08-06-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,061
Posted By CTSwee
http://i1364.photobucket.com/albums/r728/brentcole...

http://i1364.photobucket.com/albums/r728/brentcole6/Mobile%20Uploads/20150203_083228_zpsorkeokfk.jpg...
Forum: showroom 07-27-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,939
Posted By CTSwee
Mine had ~3mm pockets from the factory. Go over...

Mine had ~3mm pockets from the factory. Go over 20 and you will have to do irreversable/possibly damaging work to your rear arches. Even @19mm there needs to be massaging depending on how low your...
Forum: showroom 07-27-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,939
Posted By CTSwee
Take a look at what chris gilmour^^ had to do to...

Take a look at what chris gilmour^^ had to do to his rear arches to clear 25mm adapters. Trimming the studs will be easier than what you'll have to do to get a decent sized tire on there with 25mm
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,105
Posted By CTSwee
This. If your drain is above the oil level...

This.

If your drain is above the oil level in the pan (as it should be) then it is subject to crankcase pressure and depending on the condition of your flametrap, you might have crankcase pressure...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-29-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,724
Posted By CTSwee
Yes. Mine is an acer something or another. Just...

Yes. Mine is an acer something or another. Just be sure it does NOT have a windows rt OS. Get a true windows 8.1 OS
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,728
Posted By CTSwee
Ok real simple. Pull down the carpet stuff...

Ok real simple.

Pull down the carpet stuff under the steering column, look behind the clutch pedal (if m46 car) and find the only vacuum line down there and pinch it shut. Crank up the boost and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,728
Posted By CTSwee
Why not turn it down and see if the problem...

Why not turn it down and see if the problem persists?

Symptoms seem similar to when I put an mbc on my 84 242t.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,728
Posted By CTSwee
Do you have an mbc perhaps? Your overboost fuel...

Do you have an mbc perhaps? Your overboost fuel cut switch could be pulling ground from the pump relay early.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,206
Posted By CTSwee
Also ensure that you're using the correct type of...

Also ensure that you're using the correct type of coolant with copper parts in the system. For these cars I tend to stay away from green coolant. Pentofrost and zerex make compatible types of coolant...
Forum: showroom 05-29-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,262
Posted By CTSwee
There is a number of reasons the prv got yarded...

There is a number of reasons the prv got yarded out.

It is a cool engine, but unless you absolutely need it to be a volvo engine in your car, then there are better options imo. For this car and...
Forum: showroom 05-26-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,262
Posted By CTSwee
Yes and yes. Seems to run good sans the few...

Yes and yes. Seems to run good sans the few little bugs to work out Like crank vapors. Currently running 5lbs of boost and 87 octane. There was a half tank in it so I'll run it out and bump it to 7...
Forum: showroom 05-26-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,262
Posted By CTSwee
We done did k-jet

Yes.

We swapped n/a k-jet into a vehicle. Was previously PRV powered courtesy of JL. That would be too much engine for the GF and to be honest, I didn't want to struggle with difficult-er parts to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,675
Posted By CTSwee
5k on my south bend "stage 3" from yoshifab....

5k on my south bend "stage 3" from yoshifab. Resurfaced FW and new oem rear main when installed. Slips in 3rd and 4th.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,854
Posted By CTSwee
Went shortened 2 piece with mine. zero issues,...

Went shortened 2 piece with mine. zero issues, zero vibes.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,949
Posted By CTSwee
Probably. But if everyone had that mindset to...

Probably. But if everyone had that mindset to never test and try different things then this forum wouldn't exist.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,949
Posted By CTSwee
Not that I don't disagree with you but hip firing...

Not that I don't disagree with you but hip firing info that is blatantly wrong wouldn't be helpful to the op either.
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