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Forum: performance & suspension 03-29-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 404
Posted By tryingbe
Any body damage on the car? If not, either...

Any body damage on the car? If not, either engine/trans is most likely bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By tryingbe
So, in other words, no one wanted them even at...

So, in other words, no one wanted them even at $1.29.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By tryingbe
So, what's the top speed?

So, what's the top speed?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 639
Posted By tryingbe
Weak transmission.

Weak transmission.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-14-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,022
Posted By tryingbe
No, N/A cost much more to make power, beyond what...

No, N/A cost much more to make power, beyond what basic exhaust, intake, cam, and calibration can provide.



What are you expecting? Having MORE torque and MORE top end horsepower at the same...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By tryingbe
http://www.witchhunter.com/flowdatapix/b0280150400...

http://www.witchhunter.com/flowdatapix/b0280150400.jpg

http://www.witchhunter.com/flowdatapix/b0280150400.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By tryingbe
I second alternator.

I second alternator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By tryingbe
Drive it, drive it hard. Turbo damage is...

Drive it, drive it hard.

Turbo damage is usually caused by: foreign object, lack of quality lucubration/block oil return, non working pvc system, non working cbv/bov, and clogged exhaust system.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-26-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,604
Posted By tryingbe
$4200

$4200
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By tryingbe
Owner manual is on volvo site for free ...

Owner manual is on volvo site for free

http://new.volvocars.com/ownersdocs/1999/1999_SV70/99sv70_000.htm
Forum: performance & suspension 02-17-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,129
Posted By tryingbe
Honda and torque damper, lol, that's funny.

Honda and torque damper, lol, that's funny.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,099
Posted By tryingbe
SM says it's rated for gasoline engine as well. ...

SM says it's rated for gasoline engine as well.

http://www.shell.com/rotella/products/tpl-pro.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By tryingbe
o2 sensor needs to heat up before working...

o2 sensor needs to heat up before working correctly, which would explain the 2 seconds.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-01-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By tryingbe
Very few people convert their n/a 850 to turbo,...

Very few people convert their n/a 850 to turbo, due to cheap cost of purchasing a running turbo 850.

If you do convert your n/a car, this will consider a unique swap and as with all unique...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-01-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By tryingbe
Could you? Probably. Should you? Probably not....

Could you? Probably.
Should you? Probably not. Considering the cost of a nice 850 turbo isn't much and the work involved is way more than just engine/trans swap.

Keeps your eyes open for turbo...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-24-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,863
Posted By tryingbe
That's not a 12B... Just a Garrett T3 turbine...

That's not a 12B... Just a Garrett T3 turbine wheel and housing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By tryingbe
Unless you mount temperature gauges in both...

Unless you mount temperature gauges in both inlet/outlet of the radiator, how will you able to tell? The engine temperature is always around the whatever temperature the thermostat is rated for.
Forum: performance & suspension 01-22-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By tryingbe
Test your fuel flow number before buying...

Test your fuel flow number before buying anything. Do it once at no vacuum/pressure at the fuel pressure regulator, then do it once while applying 10psi to the fuel pressure regulator, than again at...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-22-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By tryingbe
That is correct. Also, upper the fuel...

That is correct.

Also, upper the fuel pressure while dropping the fuel volume is not desire when using E85. You need the fuel volume with E85.
Forum: performance & suspension 01-20-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 699
Posted By tryingbe
http://www.sparktecmotorsports.com/ex11111.html ...

http://www.sparktecmotorsports.com/ex11111.html

http://www.k-jet.org/articles/information/850-exhaust-comparison/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,763
Posted By tryingbe
No LH2.2 240, not near Denver, and I don't drink...

No LH2.2 240, not near Denver, and I don't drink beer.

Other wise, I'd help.
Forum: performance & suspension 01-13-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By tryingbe
More mass means more heat sink, and less likely...

More mass means more heat sink, and less likely to brake fade.

Also, the larger diameter rotor have more leverage, which means it'll brake slightly faster.

Downside is additional weight.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By tryingbe
Replace real main seal whenever the transmission...

Replace real main seal whenever the transmission is out, no exception.

Use only Volvo seal.
Forum: performance & suspension 01-09-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,629
Posted By tryingbe
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=839...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=83929

You'll need new downpipe or conical turbine housing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 997
Posted By tryingbe
I often wonder what a car will cost if you add up...

I often wonder what a car will cost if you add up all the prices from the parts retail. Probably 10x of the cost of the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By tryingbe
I have a PC 680 in my GLH and it works just fine,...

I have a PC 680 in my GLH and it works just fine, so long you don't leave the headlights on after shutting the car down.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-26-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By tryingbe
My friend with a Dodge Caravan minivan, with a...

My friend with a Dodge Caravan minivan, with a 2.4L 16 valves gain 1 second from 14.6sec to 13.6sec in 1/4 mile, with E85 and a tune with more fuel to get the proper a/f ratio and added more timing,...
Forum: performance & suspension 12-26-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By tryingbe
You'll need a lot more boost to make up for the...

You'll need a lot more boost to make up for the lack of timing to get the same amount of hp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By tryingbe
Post part number of the injectors in question....

Post part number of the injectors in question. Color of injectors mean nothing since many different injector uses the same color scheme and same casing .
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,164
Posted By tryingbe
Blew a tire on the dolly while towing a car at...

Blew a tire on the dolly while towing a car at highway speed, tire wasn't even old, but we found out at discount tire that the tire was recalled by the factory and replaced all three (2 tires and 1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,164
Posted By tryingbe
Not worth your life over, if the tire is old...

Not worth your life over, if the tire is old and/or dry rotted

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/q29Mvpud-rw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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Forum: showroom 12-23-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By tryingbe
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By tryingbe
Been there, done that. ...

Been there, done that.

http://www.thelostartof.net/tryingbe/bigred/hose/hose1.jpg
http://www.thelostartof.net/tryingbe/bigred/hose/hose2.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By tryingbe
Any autopart store should be able to test your...

Any autopart store should be able to test your alternator for free, no need to assume.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,932
Posted By tryingbe
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: performance & suspension 12-18-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,319
Posted By tryingbe
I hated the Bilstien HD on my 850. I like my k...

I hated the Bilstien HD on my 850. I like my k sports coilovers.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-09-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By tryingbe
Yes, it would work. Be sure to change the...

Yes, it would work. Be sure to change the cam/crank seals, water pump/timing belt at the same time.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-08-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Posted By tryingbe
60 kpa = -5.99 psi 80 kpa = -3.09 psi ...

60 kpa = -5.99 psi
80 kpa = -3.09 psi


I'd start by checking your cam/ignition timing.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-08-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Posted By tryingbe
No idea. You want a bigger turbo, I gave you a...

No idea. You want a bigger turbo, I gave you a spec of a bigger turbo.

Do you have wideband on your Miata? If not, install one. How fast do you drive on the highway? Miata is not known for good...
Forum: performance & suspension 12-08-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Posted By tryingbe
Find a TD04HL-15G from a 94-95 Volvo 850 and do...

Find a TD04HL-15G from a 94-95 Volvo 850 and do this.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=83929
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By tryingbe
Scantech, uro, pro parts, mtc, etc all makes...

Scantech, uro, pro parts, mtc, etc all makes inferior products/unsafe product.

Buy oem or better, not worst.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By tryingbe
Negative. 98 M4.4 ecu/tcu is not a direct drop in...

Negative. 98 M4.4 ecu/tcu is not a direct drop in for any M4.3 cars.

Any 850 turbo TCM from 94-97 should work for you just fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By tryingbe
Yes, I had. I removed all the EGR stuff and...

Yes, I had.

I removed all the EGR stuff and put in a chipped ECU with 96 R calibration in my 94 850 turbo. Essentially, running a 96 R ECU in my 94 850 turbo.

Let me know if you want to buy a...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-19-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,429
Posted By tryingbe
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=270...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=270653
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By tryingbe
To do it the diagnostic, you have to drive the...

To do it the diagnostic, you have to drive the car with fuel pressure gauge so you can monitor fuel pressure or you can test for fuel flow number.

You want actual numbers, not guessing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 675
Posted By tryingbe
Replace ALL lug studs NOW. Don't mess with...

Replace ALL lug studs NOW.

Don't mess with studs with compromised threads.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-10-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By tryingbe
Some is standard T3 .63 5 bolts, some is Volvo T3...

Some is standard T3 .63 5 bolts, some is Volvo T3 flange .63 5 bolt, and some is Volvo T3 flange .48 5 bolts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By tryingbe
No. 14T is TD04L, different than TD04HL. ...

No.

14T is TD04L, different than TD04HL.

You need to find another TD04HL-13G, 13T, 15G, 16T, 18T, or 19T.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-10-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By tryingbe
Bolt the Volvo turbine housing to it.

Bolt the Volvo turbine housing to it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By tryingbe
What's the battery voltage when car is running? ...

What's the battery voltage when car is running?

What's the voltage drop on the alternator + end to the battery + end when the car is running?
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