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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Broke4speed
How would the water pump handle those RPMs?

How would the water pump handle those RPMs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Broke4speed
Metal isn't too bad, considering the clutches...

Metal isn't too bad, considering the clutches made of metal fibre. How long has it been since the last filter change?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Broke4speed
No. It's a single-speed switch, and goes on way...

No. It's a single-speed switch, and goes on way too high.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
It's a long winter, plans could change. I might...

It's a long winter, plans could change. I might decide to do nothing to the car and just enjoy it the way it is :). Stay tuned ;).
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
I may not be working on the car this winter...but...

I may not be working on the car this winter...but I am certainly buying parts :).
Stopped at the local scrappers the other day to grab some miscellaneous stuff to flog on ebay for a few extra...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,994
Posted By Broke4speed
A buddy had an 8.8 in his 69 valiant/2JZ drag...

A buddy had an 8.8 in his 69 valiant/2JZ drag car. Ran high 8's, lifted the front wheels 12" on launch. Never broke a thing. The Toyota axle myth needs to die.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,994
Posted By Broke4speed
Well OBVIOUSLY you need to go with the Toyota...

Well OBVIOUSLY you need to go with the Toyota axle, because it's far better than anything you can get 100 different aftermarket variations for from Jegs or Summit. The best part is that if you break...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Broke4speed
Make sure you do good bodywork...the Quebec...

Make sure you do good bodywork...the Quebec safety inspections are TOUGH. ;)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Broke4speed
Volvotips.com is still up, and they have a lot of...

Volvotips.com is still up, and they have a lot of the greenbooks still.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
Yep...I'm an idiot. I was basing the math on a...

Yep...I'm an idiot.
I was basing the math on a .70 4th/OD, but when I dug up the 960 greenbook, it turns out to be a 0.75...which would line all the math up perfectly with a 3.73.

I'm glad it's...
Forum: showroom 11-11-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By Broke4speed
The best thing I ever did to heat my garage was...

The best thing I ever did to heat my garage was insulate it. Before I put in a ceiling (bare rafters) and insulation, I could barely keep it warm enough to work. It gets down to -40*C here over the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 29,307
Posted By Broke4speed
Ok, now I really need to consider bike throttles...

Ok, now I really need to consider bike throttles for my B6304, if the 5-cyl sounds that good.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 68,181
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm pretty sure that with 12 throttle bodies at...

I'm pretty sure that with 12 throttle bodies at WOT you're going to need an oxygen supply, since they'll be sucking all air available in a 10' radius around the car. Very sweet fab work! :)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
Yep, I swapped the original 1031 ring gear on to...

Yep, I swapped the original 1031 ring gear on to the G80, and double checked the tolerances before buttoning it up. That's why I'm so confused, to be honest, because I even used the stampings on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
Reading your post made me think that I must have...

Reading your post made me think that I must have forgotten something...and I did, oops. I swapped my original 1030 rear end for a 1031 from an 89-ish 240. Then I did the G80 swap from a 9-series...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
I think next summer will be the year of road...

I think next summer will be the year of road trips and car shows, since I missed out on all of them this year. I really don't know what direction I'm going to go next. I have been a turbo guy since...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
Thanks man :). It's a great engine for these...

Thanks man :).
It's a great engine for these cars, even NA. I really dig it.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,322
Posted By Broke4speed
Sweet! I was wondering how the project was going...

Sweet! I was wondering how the project was going :).
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
The big bit of info that surprised me after the...

The big bit of info that surprised me after the long drive is that I think my rear end is a 4.10. I counted teeth and came up with 3.73:1 (IIRC), but my cruising RPMs at 100kph are ~2300 with...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,679
Posted By Broke4speed
So there is a later T6 manifold that fits the...

So there is a later T6 manifold that fits the B6304 head? I'm interested in any solution :).
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
...and now it's time for storage, sigh :(. I...

...and now it's time for storage, sigh :(.
I went on a 5-hour round trip to visit a buddy at his old-school junkyard, and check out a 73 Porsche 911/930 that I'm going to be helping him with next...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,155
Posted By Broke4speed
You had me at :cool:

You had me at


:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
Cool, glad to help :). Tomorrow is my last...

Cool, glad to help :).

Tomorrow is my last drive in the car until spring, so I modified one of the generic Tunerstudio dashboards to use while tuning. The font is Volvo Broad, and it's as close...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,679
Posted By Broke4speed
Later single-turbo T6 manifold? What years? :D

Later single-turbo T6 manifold? What years? :D
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,450
Posted By Broke4speed
Ahem ;). ...

Ahem ;).

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=337500

Last post. Just put the files up this morning. They are a WIP, and without some work on the user's end, tuning might be tough.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-31-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,612
Posted By Broke4speed
No worries :). I may not be actively pursuing...

No worries :).
I may not be actively pursuing this, but I'm still poking at it from time to time. I've uploaded the files I'm using, but they NEED TO BE RENAMED BEFORE USING.

0261200528.doc...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
It's actually working great! I'll look up a part...

It's actually working great! I'll look up a part number and post it up :).

[edit]The number I posted has apparently been superseded by 049919501. Same thing, just different number.
The part...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
Big picture, but it's easier to see the final...

Big picture, but it's easier to see the final mounting place of the display that way. I found the 'plans' for a small enclosure for the screen and had it 3D printed. It fits nicely on the switch...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-24-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,612
Posted By Broke4speed
AWESOME! Thank you so much for the update! The...

AWESOME! Thank you so much for the update! The VSS info is very good to know.
I've been driving mine for a few days now, although on MS2 with the POI controller for the transmission and I have to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By Broke4speed
The S80Pro can't do DBW though, according to the...

The S80Pro can't do DBW though, according to the specs. The Haltech 1500 and 2500 can, as can Ecumaster EMU Black, and they're both reasonably cheap (sorta kinda).
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm confused. Are you talking using a Volvo ME7...

I'm confused. Are you talking using a Volvo ME7 ecu on some other engine, or a 5cyl swap on the stock ME7 ecu into something that isn't a Volvo?
Any links? Compared to what they use now, ME7 is...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
No pictures, but the car is finally DONE (for...

No pictures, but the car is finally DONE (for now)...three months later than expected. I'll be driving it for a few more weeks, as long as it's not snowing too hard :).

The tach adapter worked...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
FINALLY! I got the display temporarily mounted...

FINALLY! I got the display temporarily mounted and the interior buttoned up (mostly). I figured I'd celebrate by going for a drive to the junkyard (that relocated to 15 min from my house! :D ). I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,729
Posted By Broke4speed
Due to the governor, wouldn't the high pressures...

Due to the governor, wouldn't the high pressures keep it from shifting until high RPM if it was run in auto mode?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,729
Posted By Broke4speed
The sky is your oyster, ultimately. An AW71 is...

The sky is your oyster, ultimately. An AW71 is great for the 4cyl turbo stuff, and you'd never have issues until you started pushing the limits. When you hit that level, you'd want a platform with...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,097
Posted By Broke4speed
Should have put studs in the manifold, instead of...

Should have put studs in the manifold, instead of drillng through and using bolts.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,729
Posted By Broke4speed
It's honestly not worth it. The transmissions...

It's honestly not worth it. The transmissions are ancient now, and there are better options.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
Got a bit of help from the msextra forums to...

Got a bit of help from the msextra forums to convert the *F to *C, which was more trouble than expected. Why there isn't an option to output CAN data in either unit is beyond me. Only 10% of the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-15-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,979
Posted By Broke4speed
v2.2 was the last version of the original PCB. ...

v2.2 was the last version of the original PCB. It was designed mostly for MS1 firmware, which you've worked with. v3.0 was the evolution of the 2.2 PCB and works well for both MS1, MS2, and MS3...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-15-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,979
Posted By Broke4speed
MS1 v2.2 is still useable, but it's mostly...

MS1 v2.2 is still useable, but it's mostly obsolete. MS2 on the 3.0 board is pretty much the 'entry' point now.
If you buy from a place called diyautotune.com, they have a pre-assembled MS2 on...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
A frustrating day, but successful in the end. ...

A frustrating day, but successful in the end. Swapped out the 4-bar MAPDaddy setup that came with my MS2, and after that...the car wouldn't start. Of course, I didn't notice the no-start until I...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 75,118
Posted By Broke4speed
Yesterday was a bang-up, f**kin good day. I got...

Yesterday was a bang-up, f**kin good day. I got my Arduino CAN BUS display working:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/zLMNdSo4IWU" frameborder="0"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Broke4speed
Hmm, neat. I wonder why. I'm going to go out on...

Hmm, neat. I wonder why. I'm going to go out on a limb and say it'll work if you do the belt too. The worst that could happen is that it doesn't work out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Broke4speed
Ha, you got me before my ninja edit. I see...

Ha, you got me before my ninja edit.
I see the difference now. It's funny that on the parts diagrams, there's no difference in #, but on Rock Auto there are clearly two different types. Hmm.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Broke4speed
Are you sure? I've scoured the diagrams at...

Are you sure? I've scoured the diagrams at https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/ and can't see a difference. Even the part numbers between 92 and 97 match up.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,166
Posted By Broke4speed
The sound quality isn't bad, but I have a decent...

The sound quality isn't bad, but I have a decent set of speakers in the front doors. No rears though, just fronts.
For $18, it's pretty good, especially considering it's playing streaming music...
Forum: showroom 10-06-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,269
Posted By Broke4speed
Looks like a fun time, except for all the being...

Looks like a fun time, except for all the being 'social' and stuff. Maybe one day I'll trip down from Canadia.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,166
Posted By Broke4speed
I put one of these in my 240, because I wanted to...

I put one of these in my 240, because I wanted to keep the upper cubby for storage, and the lower cubby is a dumb place for a radio. It works great...especially for $18 CAD.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Broke4speed
An arduino controller would be cool, but the POI...

An arduino controller would be cool, but the POI box does everything I need it to do :).
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Broke4speed
Yes, although maybe I am wrong in thinking it...

Yes, although maybe I am wrong in thinking it will give 2nd. It could be 1-3-4. The AW30-40 is the same transmission as the Jeep AW4 and the Toyota A340 (and A341), give or take a few things. The...
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