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Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Broke4speed
IMO, the main reason carbs get a bad rap is...

IMO, the main reason carbs get a bad rap is because the loudest critics are the ones who tried to run huge carbs on a stock engine. I'd always choose DCOEs over a DGEV, but they'd be 40s with...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Broke4speed
The one in the 960 is the same one that's in the...

The one in the 960 is the same one that's in the MkIV non-turbo supra. It's been able to handle 400 hp with no issues, as proven on a few supra boards. The biggest issue with automatics is that...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Broke4speed
The automatic from a Volvo 960 with the B6304...

The automatic from a Volvo 960 with the B6304 whiteblock also fits...and holds lots of power...if you're building a drag car :).
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Ha, I just noticed that my thread title has...

Ha, I just noticed that my thread title has changed slightly. Thank you, whoever you are :). I have no idea how long it's been like that, but I'm grateful for the edit, lol.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Ok, winter project time! I'm going to be...

Ok, winter project time!

I'm going to be switching to Speeduino soon, and one of the companies that supports the system (DIY-EFI.co.uk) has come up with their own 'core' module that incorporates...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,072
Posted By Broke4speed
If you want manual without the TCU hassle, check...

If you want manual without the TCU hassle, check out http://www.radesignsproducts.com/rail-controller.html. They have a couple manual shift options for the 4L80E, and are pretty cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,072
Posted By Broke4speed
The POI shift would work, definitely :).

The POI shift would work, definitely :).
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,072
Posted By Broke4speed
So because someone wants to do it on the cheap,...

So because someone wants to do it on the cheap, they're not able to do it properly?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,072
Posted By Broke4speed
You can TOTALLY run a 4L80e with a POI shift. ...

You can TOTALLY run a 4L80e with a POI shift. The key bit of information is whether or not the solenoids require a ground signal or a 12v feed. The AW30-40 solenoids require 12v, since they ground...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 53,472
Posted By Broke4speed
North America got the Vectra as the Cadillac...

North America got the Vectra as the Cadillac Catera, if anyone is interested in those bushings.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,233
Posted By Broke4speed
That's Motronic 1.8, so it's less likely to pitch...

That's Motronic 1.8, so it's less likely to pitch a fit if there's no VSS. People have done it and reported no real issues. I've been over the service manual a thousand times and can't find any...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,233
Posted By Broke4speed
What year is the donor 960? If it's 92-96 the...

What year is the donor 960? If it's 92-96 the ecu can be run without the speed signal (although it might exhibit a few quirks now and then, the VSS isn't super important). If it's 97-98...I don't...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By Broke4speed
My car was auto already, so I kinda defaulted to...

My car was auto already, so I kinda defaulted to the easy route, lol.

Pics are working for me now. I dig that beige, it cleaned up NICE!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By Broke4speed
There's nothing wrong with the auto...but if your...

There's nothing wrong with the auto...but if your car os already manual, go for it.
*has 244 with B6304S+T on the auto*
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
The wheel saga is over. After boring the Blox...

The wheel saga is over. After boring the Blox adapters out to 65.1mm, and cutting the hubcentric lip down to 71.5mm...they're a perfect fit. I just got back from a test drive, and I'm calling it a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,259
Posted By Broke4speed
I've thought about it for my 240, but unless the...

I've thought about it for my 240, but unless the engine gets moved ahead SUBSTANTIALLY, the oil filter and the crossmember will occupy the same space. I'd love to run a super light engine that's...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
I've been having some issues with my wheel setup....

I've been having some issues with my wheel setup. The chinabay 25mm adapters I shaved down to 15mm in the front have been causing some wobble. It's my fault, because I didn't take enough care when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Broke4speed
I 'flared' the ends of the pipe a bit with...

I 'flared' the ends of the pipe a bit with needlenose pliers, but I've done it without the flare and it holds up fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Broke4speed
Yep. That's the way it is on my car. No leaks.

Yep. That's the way it is on my car. No leaks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Broke4speed
JIC and AN are interchangeable. Both are 37*...

JIC and AN are interchangeable. Both are 37* flares, but JIC isn't manufactured to military specs with imperceptible differences in thread pitch. For all intents and purposes though, they swap back...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,233
Posted By Broke4speed
Hey, cool, that's my thread, lol. :) The...

Hey, cool, that's my thread, lol. :)


The wiring depends on how confident you are in your own abilities, ultimately. Pre-97 960s will have easier wiring to swap over, but no matter what version...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By Broke4speed
I use this site for these types of questions. It...

I use this site for these types of questions. It has a little graphic that shows the old vs. new setup and is pretty nice.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Honestly, the stock AW30-40/A340 that the 960...

Honestly, the stock AW30-40/A340 that the 960 comes with is good for 400tq if you bump up the line pressure. The aristo box is just extra candy :).

I only have engine braking in OD and 3rd as...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Broke4speed
MS2 with an extra ign output for the third wasted...

MS2 with an extra ign output for the third wasted spark channel.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Even the base 960 transmission is tough as nails....

Even the base 960 transmission is tough as nails. It's the same as the non-turbo MkIV supra boxes, and with the accumulator delete/line pressure increase, they hold 400+ft/lbs. The Aristo/Supra...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,448
Posted By Broke4speed
Good to know. I liked that wideband a lot.

Good to know. I liked that wideband a lot.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Thanks man :). Yep, all the A340/AW30-40...

Thanks man :).

Yep, all the A340/AW30-40 transmissions have the same bellhousing bolt pattern, so it's just a matter of swapping bellhousings and torque converters over. There are apparently some...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
It was cancelled :(. I saw the notification on...

It was cancelled :(. I saw the notification on FB the day before, so I didn't make the drive.
I was kinda looking forward to it, so I was definitely bummed.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,448
Posted By Broke4speed
I had an NGK Powerdex that could use the Bosch or...

I had an NGK Powerdex that could use the Bosch or NTK sensor. Looked a LOT like the ballenger one.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,205
Posted By Broke4speed
Says 'discontinued'.

Says 'discontinued'.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,205
Posted By Broke4speed
There are full-manual kits for the 4l60/4l80,...

There are full-manual kits for the 4l60/4l80, IIRC. No computer required. This one is DIY.

https://atracom.blob.core.windows.net/gears/2015/2015-03/2015_3_32.pdf

A basic 'Poi-shift' box could...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Got a bit bored so I decided to set up the...

Got a bit bored so I decided to set up the SpeedySim I got from DIY-EFI in the UK. It's basically the same as the MS2.2 stimulator except it runs Ardu-stim and uses an Arduino Nano as the processor....
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Since I'm planning on trying to make the Club...

Since I'm planning on trying to make the Club Volvo Quebec mega-meet at Blainville Volvo, I decided to tackle a few things. I re-installed the electronic boost controller and picked up a Derale...
Forum: showroom 09-26-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 909,175
Posted By Broke4speed
Jeep TJ 'Ravine' 15x8, ET25 w/205-55-15. ...

Jeep TJ 'Ravine' 15x8, ET25 w/205-55-15. Currently using 15mm adapters in front and 25mm adatpers in back. No real lip trimming necessary, but I did cut about 10mm off the rear lip.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,448
Posted By Broke4speed
I have found all Innovate products to be made of...

I have found all Innovate products to be made of diarrhea. I had one of their LM-2 dual channel widebands that was supposed to also be an OBD2 reader, and it wouldn't even connect to my wife's 2004...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
No clue. I know they've got different prices...

No clue. I know they've got different prices depending on area now, and some yards in QC have 'Premium' prices for the newer stuff, but $300 for a block and pistons when a complete (minus...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
If I could find an S80 for $300 CAD...I'd be in...

If I could find an S80 for $300 CAD...I'd be in heaven, lol. Definitely going to start scouring the ads for cheap ones because it would still be a better option than the local yard.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Yep, Kenny-u-pull Ottawa. Prices have gone sky...

Yep, Kenny-u-pull Ottawa. Prices have gone sky high lately, and their new policies suck ass. $300 for a head/block wouldn't be bad...but for just the block, no way. I guess if I want to build a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Broke4speed
Would the 99 be turbo though? There's an NA 2000...

Would the 99 be turbo though? There's an NA 2000 S80 at the local yard that a non-VVT exhaust cam could be pulled from to make the late head swap worthwhile :).
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Broke4speed
The twin turbo setup is going to be very...

The twin turbo setup is going to be very difficult to fit in the bay of the 960, mainly due to the direction of the downpipes. They foul the passenger side engine mount. Some custom work would be...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Broke4speed
You don't even need the head. I have turboed my...

You don't even need the head. I have turboed my B6304S with a home-made log manifold, a DSM 16G turbo (too small, IMO), some stock V70 blue injectors (fine for low boost), and megasquirt. I'm not...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
I don't need a head I can't use though :(. ...

I don't need a head I can't use though :(.
That's their regular pricing, so I can go back any time and grab another one if I want. I still have the B6304 block I was going to build up, and the S40...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Spent 4 hours at the junkyard pulling a T6 out of...

Spent 4 hours at the junkyard pulling a T6 out of an S80, stripping it down so it was just the bottom end with no alt, etc, so it would be charged as a cylinder block at the local scrappers. Turns...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Did a couple of things and have a couple of...

Did a couple of things and have a couple of things in the works. Added the Borgeson fluid pressure control shims to my power steering pump to sort the twitchy nonsense. Worked well.

I'm going to...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Because I will eventually need them...a bunch of...

Because I will eventually need them...a bunch of parts were acquired today. Pedal box/firewall plate/clutch cable, front driveshaft portion, transmission crossmember, and an M47 bellhousing to use...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
PROJECT TIME! :D As much as I'd love to...

PROJECT TIME! :D

As much as I'd love to covert to manual, the costs involved make it beyond my budget. Even a busted WC T5 goes for $400+ in this area, and then the other costs need to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By Broke4speed
It worked fine for me too. :)

It worked fine for me too. :)
Forum: showroom 09-07-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9,468
Views: 3,170,069
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/ff/7a/IF0gmyBA_o.jpg

https://images2.imgbox.com/ff/7a/IF0gmyBA_o.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 139,770
Posted By Broke4speed
Jeep TJ 'Ravines', 15x8 w/ 25ET. 25mm adapter in...

Jeep TJ 'Ravines', 15x8 w/ 25ET. 25mm adapter in the rear and 15mm adapter in the front. 205/55-15 BFGoodrich G-Force TAs (yeah they're old, but they were free). I trimmed 10mm out of the rear...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,408
Posted By Broke4speed
Sometimes math gets in the way of work, IMO. ...

Sometimes math gets in the way of work, IMO.

Assemble the way you want, and drive. The internet will always have reasons why something shouldn't be done.
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