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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
240: M47 leak
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Posted By blkaplan
im tempted to buy a m47 from volvo and have the...

im tempted to buy a m47 from volvo and have the dealer install it to get the lifetime warranty
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By blkaplan
Drive a quarter mile and check your trap speed. ...

Drive a quarter mile and check your trap speed. You should be able to get a ball park of your hp numbers to verify with.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,540
Posted By blkaplan
Get a dial indicator and start measuring. ...

Get a dial indicator and start measuring. Measure the hubs with no rotors, measure with rotors, measure with spacers, and measure the wheels.

Should be easy to figure out if its any of those...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 112,460
Posted By blkaplan
Great numbers!!!

Great numbers!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By blkaplan
those numbers are horrible. you definitely have...

those numbers are horrible. you definitely have something wrong.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 25,649
Posted By blkaplan
The volvo setup is reliable, To my knowledge it...

The volvo setup is reliable, To my knowledge it was never a problem when these cars were new and being driven by the masses. You can have problems with inferior parts being replace but the stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 25,649
Posted By blkaplan
Also please don't take any of this as being too...

Also please don't take any of this as being too critical. I like what you are doing and am trying to help with some suggestions. Sometimes tone and intent can be difficult to convey over interw3bs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By blkaplan
If it is a td04hl it will swap fine. its...

If it is a td04hl it will swap fine. its probably not if you have interference
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 25,649
Posted By blkaplan
I would be more concerned with misalignment and...

I would be more concerned with misalignment and geometric tolerances then surface finish.

Think about how the oil pumps are assembled and how they bolt to the block. Theres some variance...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 25,649
Posted By blkaplan
maybe this would be a cause to switch to a more...

maybe this would be a cause to switch to a more compliant and softer o-ring so you get better sealing over a range of installations.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By blkaplan
These studs and spacers should work on a 140. ...

These studs and spacers should work on a 140.

We sell a 16.5mm that clears the front hub

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-extended-wheel-studs-wheel-spacers
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 25,649
Posted By blkaplan
Looks great! Did you find a supplier to help...

Looks great! Did you find a supplier to help with the bending?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,308
Posted By blkaplan
The design could use some work... or you can...

The design could use some work... or you can just remake it with a heavier material. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By blkaplan
This

This
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,051
Posted By blkaplan
There's alot more to ride quality then just...

There's alot more to ride quality then just overall spring rates. It does play a big role but If you put 300 lb springs in 2 240s with 2 different types of dampers you can have completely different...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By blkaplan
or for few $$ they would send you the parts they...

or for few $$ they would send you the parts they sell.

:grin:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By blkaplan
How much compression travel do you have at ride...

How much compression travel do you have at ride height? Are you happy with current height?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By blkaplan
What springs are on there?

What springs are on there?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By blkaplan
Dampers?

Dampers?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By blkaplan
a good set of solid mounts will not hurt the ride...

a good set of solid mounts will not hurt the ride comfort, it all comes down to springs and dampers. A ****ty set of solid mounts will not be good though.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,308
Posted By blkaplan
Man you are just having all kinds of problems...

Man you are just having all kinds of problems with your rear. :omg:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 112,460
Posted By blkaplan
Thats not true at all. Plenty of people with...

Thats not true at all. Plenty of people with power racks are still using EPAS
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 187,431
Posted By blkaplan
Details on the cover?

Details on the cover?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,142
Posted By blkaplan
chuck that flywheel in the trash... its a grenade...

chuck that flywheel in the trash... its a grenade waiting to happen.
Forum: events 07-19-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,965
Posted By blkaplan
If i can get my car back together, i am going to...

If i can get my car back together, i am going to try and make it. Happy to throw down for food but I dont eat the Swine. If I make it should I just bring my own non swine meats?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,960
Posted By blkaplan
Dont they have strict speed limits for towing if...

Dont they have strict speed limits for towing if you are moving this much weight?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,960
Posted By blkaplan
Instructions are shown on the skandix page, you...

Instructions are shown on the skandix page, you drill the body seams and through bolt it.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,960
Posted By blkaplan
a good trailer with brakes and a stability...

a good trailer with brakes and a stability controller will go along way to making it safer to tow a lot of weight.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By blkaplan
Have you installed a power steering cooler yet? ...

Have you installed a power steering cooler yet? Those are critical imo
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By blkaplan
The JRZ coilovers we offer for the p80s will...

The JRZ coilovers we offer for the p80s will knock your socks off.

:-D
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By blkaplan
I'm glad you are paying attention... Was...

I'm glad you are paying attention... Was wondering if anyone would call it out. Regardless between 6.5 and 8... not much difference, either way its HUGEEEEEE.

I'd say if you were to run a nice...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By blkaplan
At the moment, Koni double adjustables upfront...

At the moment, Koni double adjustables upfront in reinforced shortened housings. Koni Sports in the rear.

I have a set of JRZ pros set aside for it when i get my trailing arms finished up.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By blkaplan
BNEshop.com (http://www.BNEshop.com) You can...

BNEshop.com (http://www.BNEshop.com) You can get fulll bolt on ready coilovers without any fabrication required. We sell many levels in terms of damper adjustment and quality.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,714
Posted By blkaplan
All of these things here are things that I was...

All of these things here are things that I was thinking. :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By blkaplan
You may want to consider going to coilovers, you...

You may want to consider going to coilovers, you get a lot more control on spring rates and lengths and you also get a much better alignment range since you dont have the 8" diameter springs that...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 25,649
Posted By blkaplan
I know someone with a mandrel bender for small...

I know someone with a mandrel bender for small tubing. I could see if its something they think they can tackle.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 112,460
Posted By blkaplan
:omg::omg::omg: :urgod:

:omg::omg::omg:

:urgod:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 32,686
Posted By blkaplan
If you are interested, lmk. Special length...

If you are interested, lmk. Special length housings or travel is easy to implement
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 32,686
Posted By blkaplan
I am having JRZ build some struts for me right...

I am having JRZ build some struts for me right now with factory housing length but with 235mm of travel. Getting them valved for gravel / offroad.

food for thought
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By blkaplan
Any of the FWD turbos that use the TD04HL setups...

Any of the FWD turbos that use the TD04HL setups would be a good downsizing from the TD05 you have now, if you want to do it on the cheap. You wont get 350 though

EFRs are excellent if you have...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 53,034
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, fully retarded and then manual adjusted.

Yes, fully retarded and then manual adjusted.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,076
Posted By blkaplan
That makes sense. I definitely have not starred...

That makes sense. I definitely have not starred at that area long enough to remember that.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,076
Posted By blkaplan
bolbo quality I suppose it depends on the...

bolbo quality

I suppose it depends on the quality of the machining, machined with a sharp edge end mill or is there a corner radius.

leaving sharp edges might be asking for it
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,076
Posted By blkaplan
Is it one of the heads that they sank the lower...

Is it one of the heads that they sank the lower spring seat to get the nose force down?

Looks like that would make that area thinner and potentially crack something.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,076
Posted By blkaplan
Great photos and video!!! Thanks for posting that...

Great photos and video!!! Thanks for posting that stuff up.

It's quite interesting. I do think someone who is highly skilled could weld that or it could be epoxied by someone who is less...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 53,034
Posted By blkaplan
Not controlling it, just left unplugged... I had...

Not controlling it, just left unplugged... I had been assured by Ben Mcnally that its fine that way. :roll: car doesn't feel fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,477
Posted By blkaplan
600/300. dont remember corner weights

600/300. dont remember corner weights
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,225
Posted By blkaplan
you definitely want to tune the ignition for...

you definitely want to tune the ignition for minimum advance and max torque. many times the knock limits the timing but keep bumping it up until you stop gaining power or you get det.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,477
Posted By blkaplan
Thats how they were before.

Thats how they were before.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,477
Posted By blkaplan
Yes they do benefit. I ran a 32mm hollow bar in...

Yes they do benefit. I ran a 32mm hollow bar in the front on mine and 16mm rear bar. Balance was great.
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