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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Fa182
No problem, happy I could help, just like how...

No problem, happy I could help, just like how other people helped me when I started on here. And we can perfectly understand you, no worries.

I agree with you, you don't need to buy everything at...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By Fa182
Would look even cooler with round teeth! :nod:

Would look even cooler with round teeth! :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By Fa182
I don't want to mess with the diff or gearbox or...

I don't want to mess with the diff or gearbox or anything like that. Don't get me wrong, I love my car as it is and there is no absolute need to change something, I was just asking some opinions for...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Fa182
Answering your question about the panhard bar in...

Answering your question about the panhard bar in English might be a little confusing if you can only translate via Google... There's an article in Spanish on Wikipedia on how the panhard bar works:...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Fa182
I did not change the shock absorbers because they...

I did not change the shock absorbers because they were quite new when I installed the springs. I have OEM shocks, which I believe are manufactured by Sachs.

A lot of people are using Bilstein B6...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Fa182
Looks like Tasca has it on stock....

Looks like Tasca has it on stock. https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-exhaust-system-31392962
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By Fa182
Wow! Other than being rusty, I'm sure some...

Wow!
Other than being rusty, I'm sure some filters completely clog up on the inside, especially with bad fuel.

I don't usually watch a lot of his videos, but Chrisfix did an interesting video...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Fa182
I had 40/40 Lesjöfors in my 240 and they were...

I had 40/40 Lesjöfors in my 240 and they were fine, but the rear was sitting a bit lower than I would've liked. As far as I know, Lesjöfors is OEM spring manufacturer for some manufacturers.

In my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By Fa182
#6: There's an article on BB to upgrade the...

#6:
There's an article on BB to upgrade the dome light to LED: https://www.brickboard.com/RWD/volvo/1552220/940/960/980/V90/S90/diy_led_dome_light_upgrade.html

#14:
On my 940T, I am using...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Fa182
I haven't noticed this on any of the "modern"...

I haven't noticed this on any of the "modern" cars I've been driving at some point though (Audi, Skoda/VW, Fiat) but it might be a regulatory thing...?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Fa182
Yes, they light up when you step on the brake...

Yes, they light up when you step on the brake even with the ignition switched off.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By Fa182
I'm already running TLAO chips, yes. The cost for...

I'm already running TLAO chips, yes. The cost for a gear probably outweighs the benefit, so I'll leave it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Fa182
Whoops! Sorry, can't help with the vacuum...

Whoops! Sorry, can't help with the vacuum controlled system, no idea how it works. Need some other guys to chime in here.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By Fa182
Gotcha, thanks. I'll leave it be. I'm happy how...

Gotcha, thanks. I'll leave it be. I'm happy how it is, just wanted to get some opinions.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By Fa182
Thanks. Let me allow to rephrase, I know the...

Thanks. Let me allow to rephrase, I know the turbo won't build up sufficient pressure under 2.2k - 2.5k rpm and I'm not looking to change this, I just want to have the max powerband between this area...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By Fa182
940T: Adjustable cam gear to bring powerband down?

940T, 16T turbo @ 13psi, stock T cam.

Quick background, I don't really rev the engine past like around 4.5k - 5k max. most of the time, so I'd really like to have the powerband sitting a bit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Fa182
Just have a look, it's easy to spot how it's...

Just have a look, it's easy to spot how it's controlled in your case.

The plastic clip that is holding the cable to the box broke. I just fixed it with a zip-tie. Can't find a pic sorry.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Fa182
So this one?: ...

So this one?:
https://www.proxyparts.com/upload/parts/100003/5519427/large/3.jpg

I have the exact same unit and it is cable controlled. Take the knee panel off like I said and have a look what...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Fa182
What kind of heater controls do you have? Manual?...

What kind of heater controls do you have? Manual? ECC?

I had a similar issue with my door vents not blowing and found that the cables that control the flappers in the diverter box were all loose....
Forum: website & board 03-11-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By Fa182
You can always make a post in the for sale...

You can always make a post in the for sale section on here and see what happens.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Fa182
I believe the switch was 92+ and the retaining...

I believe the switch was 92+ and the retaining clips are different like you wrote as far as I know.

My 97 230FT uses a rail with just 4 injectors and a schrader valve. No cold start injector.
Forum: website & board 03-11-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By Fa182
The wagon looks quite nice from the outside...

The wagon looks quite nice from the outside (except for the clear coat obv.) so good choice to give away the sedan. I don't see a reason for a partout when it's in running condition with a few...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Fa182
When the headlight glass broke on my driver side...

When the headlight glass broke on my driver side headlight, I did buy TYC brand glass as the OEM one costs an arm and a leg and both are pretty much the same quality (well it's a one piece glass...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Fa182
On my OEM ones, the adjusters need to be turned...

On my OEM ones, the adjusters need to be turned quite a lot to make any difference. The adjustment is very fine.
If they are indeed not moving, you can take the glass off held on by the 6 clips and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Fa182
Ah, didn't know the 12b uses an external CBV. So...

Ah, didn't know the 12b uses an external CBV. So yeah, time to get a 15G or 16T :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Fa182
When you say the diverter valve is bad you mean...

When you say the diverter valve is bad you mean the rubber diaphragm is bad? I bought a new one for my Mitsu turbo when it was ripped and that way you don't need to fab up something else, are they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By Fa182
Pretty much every country in Europe has smog...

Pretty much every country in Europe has smog tests during inspection in place since decades as far as I know. Certainly here in Austria (Germany is even stricter I believe, although they only test...
Forum: website & board 02-27-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Fa182
Welcome! There's a lot of people with invaluable...

Welcome! There's a lot of people with invaluable knowledge around here.

There's also tons of information on this board from many years back. I certainly acquired pretty much all of my RWD Volvo...
Forum: website & board 02-26-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By Fa182
FTFY

FTFY
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Fa182
Can vouch for thelostartof. Got his chips in my...

Can vouch for thelostartof. Got his chips in my 97 940T and they made my car really come alive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By Fa182
To finalize this thread: With the big help...

To finalize this thread:

With the big help of Rich / DEK2688, I got the remote entry working now. It is very nice to have and reminds me of how much I missed this feature from my previous cars,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By Fa182
Got it, thanks!

Got it, thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By Fa182
Thanks guys. NSS as in Neutral Safety...

Thanks guys.

NSS as in Neutral Safety Switch? Does my 940 with a stock M90 have this switch too? I don't think so, as it starts in gear too?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,443
Posted By Fa182
No sorry. I just had a cat-back system. Ordered...

No sorry. I just had a cat-back system. Ordered it here:...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,443
Posted By Fa182
I second the Simons, I put it in my 93 NA 240....

I second the Simons, I put it in my 93 NA 240. The fit is very good, looks to be of very high quality and the price was also good (I'm in EU, so the shipping was not too much though).
I sold the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By Fa182
With very minor work, yes....

With very minor work, yes. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=83929
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Fa182
EU models are only prewired 95+ while the US...

EU models are only prewired 95+ while the US models were prewired through all model years as far as I know. Even says it in the installation instructions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Fa182
I have a 97 940 EU model and also installed CC....

I have a 97 940 EU model and also installed CC. All connectors were tucked somewhere near the component's respective place when I installed mine. All connectors for the stalk and the brake / clutch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By Fa182
Same. It just does the thing it's supposed to do...

Same. It just does the thing it's supposed to do without an issue since a couple of years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Fa182
That's about where it is on my Turbo 945....

That's about where it is on my Turbo 945. Replaced it a couple months ago, and it wasn't exactly behind the taillight, it was a bit more below, but I just had to follow the hose a little.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By Fa182
I actually had a bit of a closer look at the...

I actually had a bit of a closer look at the boost buildup yesterday and I was a bit wrong initially. The boost on my car actually does start to build up a bit sooner, like around 2.100-2.200 and is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By Fa182
What connector is this?

1997 945T.

I've always wondered what this unplugged blue connector is for? It's above the battery. Anyone know?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By Fa182
The turbo on my B230FT 940 (16T) generally...

The turbo on my B230FT 940 (16T) generally doesn't build up sufficient boost under like 2.500-3.000rpm anyway. If I go WOT at low RPM's, there's no boost available until this point. I don't really...
Forum: website & board 02-06-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,651
Posted By Fa182
Done. I have gained so much invaluable knowledge...

Done. I have gained so much invaluable knowledge from here, so I'm always happy to support whenever needed!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Fa182
Many 940's had Nivos, it's not uncommon at all....

Many 940's had Nivos, it's not uncommon at all. Those in your picture are definitely Nivos, the rubber accordion is usually a hint to distinguish them from standard shocks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Fa182
I bought one from do88. They are really great...

I bought one from do88. They are really great quality and not too expensive plus I don't think you'll get away cheaper than that if you're gonna need to buy some silicone hoses / couplers and a cone...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
Posted By Fa182
Yes, KL is selling adapter plates for some BMW ZF...

Yes, KL is selling adapter plates for some BMW ZF boxes: https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/motor-_-tuning/adapterplattor/adapter-plattor/volvo-rod-motor-/index.html

That 240 looks sweet!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,265
Posted By Fa182
So just to be clear, the stalling appeared right...

So just to be clear, the stalling appeared right after swapping the turbo or was it with the old turbo on as well? Also, was the turbo swap the only thing you changed before the stalling appeared or...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By Fa182
Speaking of the 230FT, there's only one dipstick...

Speaking of the 230FT, there's only one dipstick tube in the back near the firewall. Never came across a 200FT but I strongly assume it's the same.

I also agree to make a compression test. Some...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By Fa182
What do you mean, two? Dipstick tubes? There...

What do you mean, two? Dipstick tubes? There should be only one for the engine, if there is another one it's for the auto transmission.
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