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Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Renny_D
Awesome, thanks for the info. I'll try for the...

Awesome, thanks for the info. I'll try for the powerstroke as that seems the most straight forward if not, T3 with some modding.

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Renny_D
internally gated

Yes I want to for now just for the ease of plumbing. The wastegate flapper is pretty sizable and looks like it doesn't screw up the flow too badly. I could see that as a better option down the road...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Renny_D
Different wastegate for holset

Hi I'm putting my beast back together, I know it's been a while, and I don't want to run around at 22lbs of boost all the time. That's the stock boost on a holset. Has anyone swapped out a wastegate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By Renny_D
Steering shaft diameter and tooth count

Does anyone know the steering shaft diameter and tooth count at the rack end? I'm thinking of making a mod to this whilst I have it apart to replace the rack. Ifen you know let me know please.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 37,965
Posted By Renny_D
I think you should be able to run multiple cars...

I think you should be able to run multiple cars in one class as the goal is to get as many volvos out there. One quick way around this is have some one else take your second car down the track...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,727
Posted By Renny_D
That is what I did with a big ebay intercooler. ...

That is what I did with a big ebay intercooler. Only other issue was that my ic was so big that it could not go up high enough in the s90 front end so instead I opened up a hole in the bumper. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 20,542
Posted By Renny_D
Two Piece adapter?

Other than fitting it in the car the huge bellhouse could open up the option of a two piece adapter. Inner smaller one bolted to redblock outer one that fits around the rear of the engine bolted to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By Renny_D
Yep cold start injector. I would think in your...

Yep cold start injector. I would think in your neck o the woods this is a necessary part unless you have lots of time in your driveway to wait for the car to warm up.

thanks

Renny
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,719
Posted By Renny_D
Did anyone ever build and use this contraption...

Did anyone ever build and use this contraption :-) If so what were the results and what was the amount of advance / retard to be had with this.

thanks
Renny
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,489
Posted By Renny_D
I would but the car is kinda in pieces right now....

I would but the car is kinda in pieces right now. It was pretty simple - tank in the trunk. Hose along the frame rail. Two solonoids mounted to the side of the driverside strut tower, micro switch...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,489
Posted By Renny_D
Now that would be an interesting project. They...

Now that would be an interesting project. They have v8 drag cars that just running sprayed against both blown and turbo cars and are competitive. Seems like it should be doable on a redblock.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,489
Posted By Renny_D
I've been regularly running a 75 shot on my turbo...

I've been regularly running a 75 shot on my turbo car. Biggest issue would be pulling timing. As for system I'm using bits and pcs from an NOS system and some nitrous express stuff.

I would love...
Forum: events 07-01-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,578
Posted By Renny_D
Damn, engine fires suck, my poor car still hasn't...

Damn, engine fires suck, my poor car still hasn't recovered but thankfully I have all the bits except a new set of wires now to get cracking. Sorry I missed it but since it is a first annual...
Forum: events 06-23-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,578
Posted By Renny_D
Any chance of buying in some seat time for the...

Any chance of buying in some seat time for the road race day with someone? My car will not be back up and running but I would really like to hit the track again. Anyone wanna let me help pay for...
Forum: events 05-20-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,578
Posted By Renny_D
Ohh just saw this. Now I have to get my beast...

Ohh just saw this. Now I have to get my beast running.. It hasn't been answered yet so I will ask again -- will there be drags? Lemme know.

Thanks
Renny
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,094
Posted By Renny_D
Truck wrecking yard on foster. Its the yard just...

Truck wrecking yard on foster. Its the yard just before the big upull it. Got mine there for 30 bucks. Also got the vband elbow there for another 20.00.

Thanks
Renny
Forum: events 05-14-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 19,127
Posted By Renny_D
I've got a m46 tranny I'm hoping to sell. Anyone...

I've got a m46 tranny I'm hoping to sell. Anyone got space for me to put it out? Please let me know.

Thanks
Renny
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,734
Posted By Renny_D
Love to see how your's is braced also. Pics? ...

Love to see how your's is braced also. Pics?


To Slammin, looks good hopefully it will do what you want. I wrapped my whole header in heat wrap. I figured that it would help keep the heat in,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By Renny_D
As long as we're bench racing, b280 turbo to a...

As long as we're bench racing, b280 turbo to a vette t56 transaxle. Short motor for up front- no trans tunnel - well not much just enough for the flywheel and torque tube. That would be an...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,423
Posted By Renny_D
Am I missing something? Are 850 autos seriously...

Am I missing something? Are 850 autos seriously weak. A brake boost will not damage a tranny unless you were doing that for 20 mins at a shot. Its just making heat that even the stock tranny cooler...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,159
Posted By Renny_D
Ah ok makes sense, I'm debating myself. If I can...

Ah ok makes sense, I'm debating myself. If I can remove the fly weight then maybe it will not be an issue. 25/25 with staggard tires is otherwise really neutral on my car.



That was what I...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,423
Posted By Renny_D
A brake boost should not wear out a tranny as...

A brake boost should not wear out a tranny as long as your tranny cooler is up to snuff and should save the rest of the suspension and drive train as there are no shock loads on launch. Notice all...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,159
Posted By Renny_D
Really, I'm not understanding. So you like that...

Really, I'm not understanding. So you like that the inside tires is getting lifted? That kinda makes sense in that welded cars tend to push so lowering the traction in the rear could help I suppose...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,159
Posted By Renny_D
I am also running 25/25 and I will be going to...

I am also running 25/25 and I will be going to the stock turbo bar in the rear mostly so it doesn't lift the tire on the inside and make it useless coming out of a corner. Last time I played at the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By Renny_D
I am using this same one. Works really well -...

I am using this same one. Works really well - you look on the site for the one for a bmw.

It's about the only tuning you can do on LH2.4 so you have decent afrs at wot.

thanks
Renny
Forum: showroom 04-24-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,819
Posted By Renny_D
ITB Race rules won't allow it. Has to be a volvo...

ITB Race rules won't allow it. Has to be a volvo cam that was available on these cars in the US.

thanks
Renny
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,167
Posted By Renny_D
To maybe put this as being rightfully in...

To maybe put this as being rightfully in performance I was wondering: Just a thought but i have wondered if our redblocks would benefit from having something like a smog pump to put a slight vacuum...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-19-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By Renny_D
low end laptop

Hi folks would this be enough laptop to run MSNS

1.1 Processor

This laptop use a Intel Pentium 133Mhz (2.5v/3.3v) with MMX technologie, with integrated math copro. The external bus speedis...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,595
Posted By Renny_D
I would think IRS nicer ride better wow factor...

I would think IRS nicer ride better wow factor but a live axle could be made to handle and ride nice and would be simpler and easier to maintain. Also as far as options for IRS set up have you...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,688
Posted By Renny_D
What about tubing volume, I thought it was...

What about tubing volume, I thought it was advisable to get enough primary length to completely empty a cylinder before you reached the turbo to minimize reversion? Am I misunderstanding that? Please...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,688
Posted By Renny_D
What about tubing volume, I thought it was...

What about tubing volume, I thought it was advisable to get enough primary length to completely empty a cylinder before you reached the turbo to minimize reversion? Am I misunderstanding that? Please...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,705
Posted By Renny_D
I ported mine to match the 16t - actually ported...

I ported mine to match the 16t - actually ported that a fair bit to. If you look at the collector it has most of the exhaust kinda bouncing off the opposing wall before making it into the turbo. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,913
Posted By Renny_D
[QUOTE=Volvo Heretic;2377179]Thanks for all of...

[QUOTE=Volvo Heretic;2377179]Thanks for all of the suggestions. Here is one source for electric oil pumps;
http://www.rbracing-rsr.com/oilsystems.htm
$225 for 2GPM. Or a Tilten at Summit for $175....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,913
Posted By Renny_D
I would say go for it. In looking at my someday...

I would say go for it. In looking at my someday b280 I've had similar thoughts. Would love to see pics of the engine compartment especially from under the engine as well as pics of the current...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By Renny_D
Mike how would your chips respond to a 16v. I...

Mike how would your chips respond to a 16v. I thought the 8v chips had too much advance?

Call me Curious

Renny
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By Renny_D
Holset will be fun but you'll need alot of...

Holset will be fun but you'll need alot of supporting mods. Also the holsets base boost setting is 22lbs. Chipped lh2.4 with the rest of the supporting mods will get u to the 300hp neighborhood. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,011
Posted By Renny_D
Browntops (ford v8) or turbo injectors and Mopar...

Browntops (ford v8) or turbo injectors and Mopar 4bar fpr will about equal the 33% increase in area that the 3"amm gives you. The biggest area that it will be off is wide open throttle. You're...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 28,963
Posted By Renny_D
Damn I need to get out there. Great to hear that...

Damn I need to get out there. Great to hear that Simon.

I'm hoping for 12s this year to if things get sorted out.

Thanks
Renny
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 35,837
Posted By Renny_D
It's primarily shock loads that will kill the...

It's primarily shock loads that will kill the subframe. Auto's preload the system and are less likely to deliver a shock load. Where the danger is when you have intermitant traction. An example...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,932
Posted By Renny_D
Port your wastegate if you can. The stock waste...

Port your wastegate if you can. The stock waste gate has a huge amount of additional area that can be removed to make the flow better therefore better control/dump excess exhaust pressure. If you...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 35,837
Posted By Renny_D
Oh and one no one mentioned adj fpr. Right after...

Oh and one no one mentioned adj fpr. Right after injectors especially if using lh2.4 to make tuning adjustments for wot.

Renny
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,387
Posted By Renny_D
You should be doing injectors too. MAF relocate...

You should be doing injectors too. MAF relocate will not add hp. It should reduce tip in ping. 16psi will be moving you close to the ragged edge of what a stock ic can deal with both pressure and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 35,837
Posted By Renny_D
I wonder if et/dollar would be the best way to...

I wonder if et/dollar would be the best way to approach this or just et/time or effort spent.

I did:
MBC -boost guage
3"inch
browntops on my first turbo and that was a huge increase vs effort
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,453
Posted By Renny_D
I think I said this to some one else that wanted...

I think I said this to some one else that wanted a 500hp + car. Have you ever driven one. That is alot of car, thats a wheel standing volvo set up right or one that can burn rubber through all...
Forum: events 03-26-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,349
Posted By Renny_D
I'm still volvoless but I might come by and watch...

I'm still volvoless but I might come by and watch

Thanks
Renny
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By Renny_D
I am redoing it but it was running with mostly a...

I am redoing it but it was running with mostly a straight drop but it did have a pretty shallow angle at one part were it looped under the header. I'll rethink the routing.



Yeah that could...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,800
Posted By Renny_D
Yes yes yes. Please with pics. Let me know I'd...

Yes yes yes. Please with pics. Let me know I'd like to come down the day you do so I can get a closer look/hands on the heads.

thanks
Renny
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,850
Posted By Renny_D
Benefits are AMM reading the actual air temp...

Benefits are AMM reading the actual air temp entering the engine. Closer to the throttle body so it reacts faster to changes in throttle position. Less tip in lean out which is an issue on LH2.4 ...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-24-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By Renny_D
Did this ever get solved??? Ty Renny

Did this ever get solved???

Ty
Renny
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,800
Posted By Renny_D
Cool pics please.. John do you have any...

Cool pics please..

John do you have any kind of flow numbers for the eagle head - is it that much better right out of the box and since I know you had gone on to further porting on your's what...
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