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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Pillow
740 w B230 High Mile Oil Analysis!

https://www.eeuroparts.com/blog/12392/the-results-are-in-a-rowe-stress-test-in-a-high-mile-volvo-740/

Interesting Oil Analysis for a very high mile 740 at 489,663 miles!

Try 11,000 a mile...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,067
Posted By Pillow
Go by the AL tag. IIRC the V8 vs V6/I4 has a...

Go by the AL tag.

IIRC the V8 vs V6/I4 has a different input shaft length... IDK if that will be an issue for you.



Excepting the Gen4 WC T5 behind the V6 which was a mutant. Mustang main...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Pillow
It depends on what you are trying to do. ...

It depends on what you are trying to do.

most of the aftermarket are floating and use a guide pin to keep the TO bearing from rotating. Easy. This also allows for setting correct gap from PP...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Pillow
GM Input shaft (set end play see 5speeds.com) ...

GM Input shaft (set end play see 5speeds.com)
Speedway Hydro TO bearing.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,067
Posted By Pillow
Subbed!

Subbed!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Pillow
It is what I am doing, but in a similar but...

It is what I am doing, but in a similar but different swap. LS w Gen4 T5 using the stock 940T Hydraulic clutch MC and the Speedway TO bearing. Set the play you want and easy done.

Again for...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Pillow
FWIW if you find a Gen4 V6 Camaro T5 I could use...

FWIW if you find a Gen4 V6 Camaro T5 I could use it. You can keep the tailshaft. (this would be a S10 center mount hybrid)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Pillow
You can swap the input bearing retainer from the...

You can swap the input bearing retainer from the Mustang to GM/Camaro very easily. Then run the Speedway hydraulic TO bearing. Easy and no more mechanical anything.

As for the tailshaft...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 81,432
Posted By Pillow
Approved! :nod: Don't let the miles fool...

Approved! :nod:

Don't let the miles fool you. Porsches are built to last!
Forum: website & board 02-15-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,062
Posted By Pillow
Sent! TB max budget of $14.99 :lol:

Sent! TB max budget of $14.99 :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,029
Posted By Pillow
So true, I had a 87 944 for a little while... If...

So true, I had a 87 944 for a little while... If only LSs were around back then! The Renegade conversion parts are so dang expensive that it makes it hard to justify for a play toy. IMO if they...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,029
Posted By Pillow
http://www.renegadehybrids.com/ ...

http://www.renegadehybrids.com/

http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/3/2553/2961/31381480030_original.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,029
Posted By Pillow
Did someone say LS swap? ...

Did someone say LS swap?

https://i.imgur.com/lmR1JRx.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,349
Posted By Pillow
Roger that. Agreed 100%! Keep the main...

Roger that.

Agreed 100%! Keep the main parts stock JIC. On my C10 I used a JagsThatRun connector in the upper radiator hose return line for the steam vent, same could be done on a Volvo. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,349
Posted By Pillow
Great info! A couple follow up questions:...

Great info!

A couple follow up questions:
1. Does the L99 water pump have a steam vent bung or how are you addressing that?
2. Does the 130A ALT have the rear 3rd hole for mounting? ...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,349
Posted By Pillow
Closed for winter but Cliff notes from another...

Closed for winter but Cliff notes from another thread that may be helpful! I have some additional videos to upload to YT as well.

The Sloppy Pillow Installation Guide (Notes of Cliff) as I see...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By Pillow
:nod: Lurking on your build as well. Great...

:nod: Lurking on your build as well. Great project and I wanna see that roll hard!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By Pillow
x2 Sbabbs info. My USA model 92 960 came...

x2 Sbabbs info.

My USA model 92 960 came with a G80 and 3.31 gears. (I cannot remember "K" or not)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,681
Posted By Pillow
FTFY ... LS Everything. Easy and reliable...

FTFY

... LS Everything. Easy and reliable power.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By Pillow
The AMMO way: ...

The AMMO way: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4WwOrkgXlc
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,219
Posted By Pillow
Awesome! Keep us posted on your progress. ...

Awesome! Keep us posted on your progress. Maybe a build log in the Projects forum.

I'm glad it went to a good home and that you are sorting it out!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,467
Posted By Pillow
Again this is all relative for cost, but I expect...

Again this is all relative for cost, but I expect most swaps are in the 3-6k range. Probably+ if you are big turbo, built trans, and dual fuel pumps... +Ford 8.8 rear eventually.

The engines...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,467
Posted By Pillow
I'm not really sure why the hate on the LS... It...

I'm not really sure why the hate on the LS... It is a very well regarded engine in the automotive world.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,467
Posted By Pillow
https://i.imgur.com/P28x9jk.png FTFY ...

https://i.imgur.com/P28x9jk.png



FTFY

Mogly, I'm failing to see why so butthurt on this topic. Don't like it... Click on the other redblock threads that are lacking HP.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,467
Posted By Pillow
Bingo. The engines are dirt cheap... It is all...

Bingo. The engines are dirt cheap... It is all the stuff hanging off them for conversions purposes that adds up.

FWIW the most recent Engine Masters (aired on MTOD Wednesday) took a 5.3...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,467
Posted By Pillow
1000RWHP or bust!!! :omg: Any chance you...

1000RWHP or bust!!! :omg:

Any chance you have a timeslip with the 901 combo?

Again, super impressive Rich.

I'm not even going to speculate on cost as it really depends on ones...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,467
Posted By Pillow
Rich raises the bar on the 7/9 LS Turbo game - 901 RWHP!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UobPzny8iCU

7/9 Luxury and performance. The only thing getting crushed here is your hopes and dreams in the losing lane :rofl:

Seriously well done Rich!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 81,432
Posted By Pillow
Lookin good on the TBSS intake! Also neat mount...

Lookin good on the TBSS intake! Also neat mount for the Lokar cable!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By Pillow
this is for the Whiteblock swap which should push...

this is for the Whiteblock swap which should push the shifter farther back into the hole... But IDK how centered it will be either +/-.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By Pillow
E85 is glorious, you should consider it. ...

E85 is glorious, you should consider it. Especially for Turbo as the octane rating is higher than gas so you can run more timing. Sloppy Mechanics IRRC has some good information on dyno back to...
Forum: showroom 10-26-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,186
Posted By Pillow
https://www.carcovers.com/ is the answer

https://www.carcovers.com/ is the answer
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By Pillow
Two things to keep on the harness are the trans...

Two things to keep on the harness are the trans speed sensor and fuel composition sensor for E85. Some of the custom harnesses skip these items which the ECU needs.
Forum: showroom 10-25-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,186
Posted By Pillow
:nod: You and me both!!! Ish is crazy

:nod: You and me both!!! Ish is crazy
Forum: showroom 10-25-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,186
Posted By Pillow
Needz more ElllllEsssss ...

Needz more ElllllEsssss
...
Forum: showroom 10-25-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,186
Posted By Pillow
https://pics.me.me/magic-wand-that-makes-racecars-...

https://pics.me.me/magic-wand-that-makes-racecars-disappear-the-car-guys-worst-564326.png
Forum: showroom 10-25-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,186
Posted By Pillow
Then keep it if its so great. I agree that...

Then keep it if its so great.

I agree that it seems priced right, but maybe people want a driver to go race day 1?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,149
Posted By Pillow
You may want to consult this site for ideas: ...

You may want to consult this site for ideas: https://expeditionportal.com/

As for a 4x4 240... Possible, but not worth the effort.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,107
Posted By Pillow
It is a tough decision especially since it sounds...

It is a tough decision especially since it sounds like you will have a shop do the work.

If shop, then I support a healthy 16v B230 setup. Would be a street screamer where back road essess puts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,666
Posted By Pillow
https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/cto/d/1988...

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/cto/d/1988-volvo-240dl-wagon/6724206213.html

You can even find solid cars in the Mid Atlantic for a decent deal.

Drivetrains are worthless unless...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By Pillow
https://us.hubcentric-rings.com/ I have used...

https://us.hubcentric-rings.com/

I have used these before. Good quality and fit.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By Pillow
They are called Hubcentric spacers. You can get...

They are called Hubcentric spacers. You can get them custom cut aluminum or hardened plastic. I have used both and the good quality plastic are fine for about $20. Custom AL are about $100.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By Pillow
Yes, Centerforce box with Exedy disk inside. I...

Yes, Centerforce box with Exedy disk inside. I def paid more than $21! So I agree, BUY it if you need it on Amazon.

IIRC the application was for the 80's Ford Mustang SVO 4 cylinder Turbo.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,349
Posted By Pillow
Thanks for the additional info RallyDallas! ...

Thanks for the additional info RallyDallas!

Probably another week or two before turning wrenches on the 960. I had some trees taken down yesterday and I need to clean and cut up a bunch of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By Pillow
Awesome TY! And agree 100% on the second...

Awesome TY!

And agree 100% on the second paragraph. Still not sure why Exedy in a Centerforce box...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,421
Posted By Pillow
Interesting option! I wonder how much...

Interesting option!

I wonder how much lower the tube is than the pre-2007 truck WP? Again 240 might not care.

Also the WP is still threaded for a mechanical fan and IDK how much shorter that...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,421
Posted By Pillow
My bad on the 2010+SS it is drivers side. ...

My bad on the 2010+SS it is drivers side.

I am using the F Body WP and it seems thin enough for a 960 swap. BUT you are correct that the pulley snout seems 2-3" farther out than it needs to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By Pillow
Info Dump:

Info Dump:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By Pillow
Cliff notes Post #172. ...

Cliff notes Post #172.

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=295461&page=7
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 54,332
Posted By Pillow
More thread resurrection! Stuck on the...

More thread resurrection!

Stuck on the PILOT BEARING... Any ideas folks?

Everything else is as above #172 and looks good.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,421
Posted By Pillow
F Body or 2010+ Camaro SS water pump will work...

F Body or 2010+ Camaro SS water pump will work then as the output is on the passenger side.

... I thought 240s had more hood clearance? If so the stock Truck WP will work, but you need the truck...
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