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Forum: showroom Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,227
Posted By dbarton
No, I think any of those pics are dead. A lot...

No, I think any of those pics are dead. A lot are missing in his thread. Too bad.
Unless they're in another thread.

Either way, I have not seen the need to move the axle forward for tire...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,341
Posted By dbarton
But.... they list that PN as a succession to...

But.... they list that PN as a succession to 3546923. I have some 3546923 caps and they're larger, made for a 62 mm center hole.
Dave B
Forum: showroom 01-15-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,227
Posted By dbarton
Way to kill a good project people. Stop...

Way to kill a good project people.

Stop listening to clowns who have probably never done what you want to do.

Obviously since it's been done, you can follow the Style 42 thread I posted and...
Forum: showroom 01-11-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,227
Posted By dbarton
Short answer: Yes. Hub-centric is about the...

Short answer: Yes.

Hub-centric is about the hubs (or hub adapters). A wheel will only be hub-centric if the hub fits well enough to center the wheel. If a custom adapter is sought, it would be...
Forum: showroom 01-10-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,227
Posted By dbarton
Here ya go. ...

Here ya go.
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=338190

Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By dbarton
This was a great thread! Hopefully the OP can...

This was a great thread!
Hopefully the OP can edit his posts and restore the images. Not very hard if he still has images.
Forum: website & board 01-04-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,279
Posted By dbarton
Not for me. And Chrome no longer lists any...

Not for me. And Chrome no longer lists any extensions for PB that I can find.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By dbarton
I agree, dump that big filter extender. Dave B ...

I agree, dump that big filter extender.
Dave B

https://brickwalla.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/adaptor.jpg
https://brickwalla.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/sandwich_plate.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By dbarton
Try this thread:...

Try this thread: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=349225
It also has pics of fittings I used, including for my RX7 oil cooler.

And info on all the fitting thread sizes should be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By dbarton
One would think the pressures might be different,...

One would think the pressures might be different, but my guess is they must be equalized by the other lines. If not, the brake failure sensor would trigger on every push of the pedal.

Here's a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By dbarton
Until now, no one has ever considered a 240 as a...

Until now, no one has ever considered a 240 as a car that's quiet, let alone quiet enough on the road to hear the meshing of two tiny plastic gears inside the speedo.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By dbarton
I have never heard of a temp sensor issue that...

I have never heard of a temp sensor issue that could resolve a no start after waiting 10-15 minutes and then be ok until stopping again.. Someone needs to begin by checking if fuel pumps are not...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By dbarton
I have no direct microsquirt experience, so I'll...

I have no direct microsquirt experience, so I'll ask a more general question that aligns with a similar issue I had once. It was specifically related to my non-Volvo ignition providing a tach signal...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By dbarton
https://www.bneshop.com/

https://www.bneshop.com/
Forum: website & board 11-29-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,519
Posted By dbarton
One clarification that I want to point out, after...

One clarification that I want to point out, after I updated my server to https I had not problems displaying the hundreds of pics in my own web pages, all of which still had the old http code. I...
Forum: website & board 11-29-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,519
Posted By dbarton
Ever since TB went to the https secure cert there...

Ever since TB went to the https secure cert there has been issues with old links that have only http in the URL. My signature pic below worked fine for a while with the old http, but then vanished a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By dbarton
It's for a 740 and will fit where the boost gauge...

It's for a 740 and will fit where the boost gauge goes in a 740 turbo.
Dave
Forum: showroom 11-23-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 80,021
Posted By dbarton
This is turbobricks. You should make the molds...

This is turbobricks. You should make the molds and make at least one copy so so buyers can eventually find copies from China for less.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,341
Posted By dbarton
After all these years you would think someone...

After all these years you would think someone would just measure the center hole.

Here are some common Volvo caps with dimensions and what hole they fit. The one that DOESN'T fit is the middle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By dbarton
A good alternative to shielded wires is to run...

A good alternative to shielded wires is to run any sensitive power/ground pairs or signal wires as twisted pairs, twisted triads, etc. Twisting is common in Volvo harnesses from the 1990s and later...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,170
Posted By dbarton
So are these just aluminum spacers or do they...

So are these just aluminum spacers or do they change the mounting angle slightly or just push the caliper one direction a little? I don't get what these would do to help. And does this voodoo work?...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By dbarton
If you want to drag race, the auto will be...

If you want to drag race, the auto will be quicker in most instances.

I have had several AW71s fail prematurely over the years. One was a $3k Art Carr special that failed at 11k miles. One was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By dbarton
I don't know what will be different in a 940, but...

I don't know what will be different in a 940, but here's the 240 harness.
Dave B.

https://www.240turbo.com/1347844-45-bos7med.jpg
Forum: events 10-18-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,344
Posted By dbarton
I thought it was a really good meet. Lots of...

I thought it was a really good meet. Lots of activities and many different things going on. The organizers did a pretty good job.

I have a photo album here if anyone wants to see:...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,031
Posted By dbarton
Thought I'd post an update. No changes, but I...

Thought I'd post an update. No changes, but I did put 4000 miles on this thing going to SLO Rolling in Calif and back last week. Still working most excellently.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,224
Posted By dbarton
My first one was the big old OG Innovate LM-1. ...

My first one was the big old OG Innovate LM-1. Still have it, still works, but haven't used it in many years.

Used an Innovate LC-1 for 10 plus years until it died in 2017. Bought an Innovate...
Forum: showroom 09-21-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 80,021
Posted By dbarton
Cars like these are begging to be modified/cut...

Cars like these are begging to be modified/cut up/made funner. Let the next owner do a frame off restoration back to stock if the cars too much fun for him.
Keep going Paul.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By dbarton
Maybe if you have an old style lead-acid battery....

Maybe if you have an old style lead-acid battery. Modern AGM batteries prefer around 14.7v if you can get it and Optima lists a max recommended voltage of 15 for theirs.

I run my AGM at 14.6 to...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 259,029
Posted By dbarton
Was there actual contact with a red-hot exhaust...

Was there actual contact with a red-hot exhaust or was that just from non-contact radiant heat? If non-contact, how much distance was there between the pipe and wire?
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,832
Posted By dbarton
In my opinion, if you're serious about a high...

In my opinion, if you're serious about a high output alternator, save up and get something that is 6-phase and has a hairpin stator. Nothing in this site suggests those alternators are anything but...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,832
Posted By dbarton
Yep. Confirmed. Looks like Mechman is no longer...

Yep. Confirmed. Looks like Mechman is no longer interested in alternators for Volvos. So I guess now we need to develop our own custom alternator options like everything else we do for our cars. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,832
Posted By dbarton
Do you know who told you that? Dave

Do you know who told you that?
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,832
Posted By dbarton
The only one I'm aware of is Mechman. Several...

The only one I'm aware of is Mechman. Several people here have them.
Mine is highlighted in my alternator page.
https://www.240turbo.com/volvo240mods.html#mechman
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By dbarton
Never done this myself but a friend of mine did....

Never done this myself but a friend of mine did. He drilled out the rivets and used some screws when reinstalling and it worked out beautifully.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,031
Posted By dbarton
No, haven't considered it. I'm not well versed...

No, haven't considered it. I'm not well versed in serpentines or tensioners, so for me it would probably be like finding a jelly bean in a pile of pea gravel in the dark.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,031
Posted By dbarton
Yes, the autocoolguy is the best thing I've found...

Yes, the autocoolguy is the best thing I've found so far.

I made the cascading monstrosity more out of frustration because every available PWM unit I tried eventually failed after 1 or 2 years,...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,031
Posted By dbarton
You should know better. THIS is PWM:...

You should know better.
THIS is PWM: https://www.240turbo.com/ElectricCoolingFans.html#autocoolguy
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,031
Posted By dbarton
Was this a 240 with a B21FT?

Was this a 240 with a B21FT?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,031
Posted By dbarton
NEW CHANGE: I modified the bracket to move the...

NEW CHANGE: I modified the bracket to move the idler up a bit and increased the belt-wrap to over 180 degrees. Still putting miles on it to see if anything breaks. Car is down for a few days now...
Forum: events 07-31-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,344
Posted By dbarton
You'll see me. Dave

You'll see me.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,118
Posted By dbarton
My first experience with needing enhanced...

My first experience with needing enhanced crankcase breathing began with my stroker B26FT 20 years ago. Took it long distance to a volvo meet and discovered during long uphill grades while in boost...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 160,703
Posted By dbarton
I had no idea about that. I want to see a 240...

I had no idea about that. I want to see a 240 with that.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 160,703
Posted By dbarton
For those who have manual racks. Dave

For those who have manual racks.
Dave
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 160,703
Posted By dbarton
It all seems pretty academic to me until someone...

It all seems pretty academic to me until someone actually starts measuring amps used to run the electric pump, etc. But in quick google searches I'm finding info that suggests dyno testing on...
Forum: events 07-24-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,225
Posted By dbarton
Nice turnout. Some pics here:...

Nice turnout.
Some pics here: https://www.240turbo.com/albums.html

Thank you to Chris (Crazychopstick) for the sticker!
Dave B
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 160,703
Posted By dbarton
Wondering what puts more drag on the motor....

Wondering what puts more drag on the motor. Spinning a belt PS pump or supplying the power to spin the Mini pump.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,031
Posted By dbarton
And actually I do have one one these. Bought it...

And actually I do have one one these. Bought it two years ago from Summit, BRAND NEW, never used it. If anyone needs one, I'd be interested in passing it on to someone with a smaller fan. Paid...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,031
Posted By dbarton
Guess I should mention that I have my fan set to...

Guess I should mention that I have my fan set to run at 50% when the AC is on, which is 1000 fan rpm. Then of course if the controller sees coolant temp increasing, it will slowly increase speed to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,031
Posted By dbarton
I'm not considering such extremely different...

I'm not considering such extremely different belts. Just bringing along the discussion. I guess you're a discussion killer.

So, discussion killer, I'd like to hear what YOU think a proper sized...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 160,703
Posted By dbarton
So there are opinions saying it uses way too many...

So there are opinions saying it uses way too many amps?
Dave
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