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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By thismachine13
Just got an email from the Swedes! On a Saturday...

Just got an email from the Swedes! On a Saturday no less.

6165 for those playing at home. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By thismachine13
Found a webpage for Volvo customer support....

Found a webpage for Volvo customer support. Entered my VIN etc and they came back with a code that does not work. I’m assuming the radio had been swapped by the previous owner.

Received an email...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By thismachine13
Lmao!! Am I wrong? I thought someone could...

Lmao!!

Am I wrong? I thought someone could look it up from the VIN. That’s probably why it was left in the car. Code wasn’t on the radio and the owners manual wasn’t there.

Somebody help....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By thismachine13
Radio code needed

Can someone get me a radio code?

https://i.imgur.com/HqL52CEl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,869
Posted By thismachine13
To comment on the "better cars bit" not the...

To comment on the "better cars bit" not the "Snapchat" bit........I always laugh a little on the inside when I'm rolling down the highway and see a car 20 odd years newer than mine stranded on the...
Forum: events 03-29-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By thismachine13
That's a great area to ride. Been a handful of...

That's a great area to ride. Been a handful of times when I had the Futura. Enjoy and watch for those sporty guys aiming for the apex.:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By thismachine13
Mahle head gasket and Felpro head bolts from...

Mahle head gasket and Felpro head bolts from Rockauto for me with my recently replaced cylinder head.

Don't forget a new rubber water pump bushing/seal. I used factory Volvo for that piece.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By thismachine13
Understand....as someone who has drilled for the...

Understand....as someone who has drilled for the oil drain with the engine in the car, it is not easy. Since you are talking about rebuilding an engine that '93 engine is a great place to start. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By thismachine13
Rebuilt my 16T turbo for the cost of the rebuild...

Rebuilt my 16T turbo for the cost of the rebuild kit ($43?), even upgraded to a new 19T compressor wheel($100) and a turbine housing from white855T with no rebalance and have had zero issues.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By thismachine13
What 855T says above. For the cost conscious...

What 855T says above.

For the cost conscious my first thought is always the fairly easy to find 16T that should show up on a local salvage yard on an S/V70 T5. Not sure your location. The only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By thismachine13
Your block is at the machine shop?!? Use the...

Your block is at the machine shop?!?

Use the REAL easy button and have them drill/tap it whilst its there.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By thismachine13
I drilled my block for the oil drain without...

I drilled my block for the oil drain without removing the engine. Not fun.....but it works great and doesn't leak.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,798
Posted By thismachine13
Hats Dave Barton’s page with a bunch of how tos...

Hats Dave Barton’s page with a bunch of how tos but he also certain things.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,798
Posted By thismachine13
http://www.240turbo.com/ElectricCoolingFans.html ...

http://www.240turbo.com/ElectricCoolingFans.html

My fan is the iteration that uses the 740 turbo shroud with Tbird SC fan bolted within the shroud.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,798
Posted By thismachine13
Post turbo is just silly and at the time it was...

Post turbo is just silly and at the time it was my DD so I wasn’t going wait for it to “learn around it”. Far easier just to grab a Bosch recirc from a turbo Audi and plumb it in correctly.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,798
Posted By thismachine13
My experience is that the LH 2.4 would stall with...

My experience is that the LH 2.4 would stall with a BOV to atmosphere.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,650
Posted By thismachine13
Going to throw out another possibility here. My...

Going to throw out another possibility here. My gauge after performing the bypass mod always showed just a tick above the 9 o'clock position. Recently I swapped heads and when I swapped the head I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,409
Posted By thismachine13
Forgot about this thread and decided to update. ...

Forgot about this thread and decided to update.

Picked up a PnP head from an '87 244 in Little Rock before I moved to KC. Installed it about 2 months ago in the comfort of a garage. Didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,648
Posted By thismachine13
Keep us posted. I'm always curious about these...

Keep us posted. I'm always curious about these sorts of things.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,648
Posted By thismachine13
Had a crazy oil leak on my engine and it turned...

Had a crazy oil leak on my engine and it turned out to be this.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=339514

Was able to slow it to an almost stop with some JB Weld until I procured a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,225
Posted By thismachine13
This. Covers you all season....has the...

This.

Covers you all season....has the zinc......and keeps the engine nice and clean as quillc mentions above.

Having now put several hundred miles with synthetic in my cheapo 850 that had...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,823
Posted By thismachine13
Member named Redwoodchair.....RWC for short. ...

Member named Redwoodchair.....RWC for short.

He has quite the affinity for lowered and heavily modified 240's.;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,451
Posted By thismachine13
Dang Brandon.....didn't know you had a build...

Dang Brandon.....didn't know you had a build thread. Nice work.

To confirm Brandon does live in the salvage yards. I Drove straight from work one day to pull some white injectors that were in a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 36,595
Posted By thismachine13
Virtual sewing machine. Sounds great.

Virtual sewing machine. Sounds great.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 71,897
Posted By thismachine13
One ding from the tarmac and the nuts won't want...

One ding from the tarmac and the nuts won't want to spin off the knackered threads.:)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By thismachine13
No....it does, I just choose not to do that right...

No....it does, I just choose not to do that right now. Broken ish is expensive and takes time to fix. I'd rather be gentle with her and drive it to work a couple days a week not having to worry...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By thismachine13
Well you have youth and ignorance in your favor. ...

Well you have youth and ignorance in your favor.

I've chosen to take simple reasonable steps in my turbo build as money and time allows. Don't have dyno tests to back up every mod that has been...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,685
Posted By thismachine13
Profit!

Profit!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,685
Posted By thismachine13
Anyone know how I can take regular jack stands...

Anyone know how I can take regular jack stands and get say.....5...6 ton out of them? I'll try to make regular posts as to how I get on but will probably be infrequent.

;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By thismachine13
Perfect Dave! Thank you sir.

Perfect Dave! Thank you sir.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,740
Posted By thismachine13
I'm noticing that Volvo ran their plate much...

I'm noticing that Volvo ran their plate much closer to the two bolt holes for the lower ball joint.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By thismachine13
Power goals are minimal. The 245 with 19T and...

Power goals are minimal. The 245 with 19T and white injectors with 4 bar FPR is a bit quicker than my N/A 850 which is completely stock. So I'm guessing I'm at 180-185hp, would like maybe 200-215. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By thismachine13
Beefing up the manual pedal assembly

The next step with my ‘89 245 +T automatic is to install the T5 which I bought from turbotankshane a couple years ago now (time flies). The first and easiest step is to install the pedal assembly....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By thismachine13
Even though I run a Mistu turbo the wastegate...

Even though I run a Mistu turbo the wastegate actuator is from a T3 and sits about as close as yours and I’ve had no issues. Adjusted the rod a couple days ago and verified clearance. That said any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By thismachine13
This is the super sensitive booster. ...

This is the super sensitive booster.

https://i.imgur.com/smsaQozl.jpg

OEM booster from a '91 245
https://i.imgur.com/kqZ732Rl.jpg?1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By thismachine13
Yes.....have bled them multiple times, both...

Yes.....have bled them multiple times, both gravitational and also with someone pumping the brakes. When I get back home I’ll post up a pic of the booster. It doesn’t look like any that I can find...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By thismachine13
Brake feel is sensitive.....

....like a sunburn.

'89 245 that the PO had replaced the brake booster, master cylinder and reservoir. Initial pedal engagement is sudden brakes..... then kinda mushy after. Not linear at all. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By thismachine13
Thats what I ended up doing. Bought one of...

Thats what I ended up doing.

Bought one of these
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,458
Posted By thismachine13
I've used a stock BMW switch in a tee that I put...

I've used a stock BMW switch in a tee that I put in the lower radiator hose. Has worked flawlessly for me so far.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,078
Posted By thismachine13
I've also read here that the above 2000k rpm for...

I've also read here that the above 2000k rpm for 30 minutes is not necessary for our OHC engines as the cam sits in a bath of oil.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By thismachine13
This makes sense too, as I’ve always thought my...

This makes sense too, as I’ve always thought my ‘89 was a late production car.

Hoping that means I got the 13mm rods. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By thismachine13
Definitley '89 as my cruise control set up is...

Definitley '89 as my cruise control set up is different.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,067
Posted By thismachine13
From what I’ve been able to read.....the cheap...

From what I’ve been able to read.....the cheap blankets do a good job of insulating the turbo to keep heat out of the engine bay. It’s also seems that the cheaper blankets are almost a one time use....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,205
Posted By thismachine13
Blank spot at starter hole.

Blank spot at starter hole.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,067
Posted By thismachine13
Myself I'm looking to keep underhood temps to a...

Myself I'm looking to keep underhood temps to a minimum.
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,014
Posted By thismachine13
:zeeall:

:zeeall:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,067
Posted By thismachine13
Thanks brother. Sorted!:)

Thanks brother. Sorted!:)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,067
Posted By thismachine13
This is the only image I can find of a T3 blanket...

This is the only image I can find of a T3 blanket on a td04 turbo. Not a terrible fit really.

https://i.imgur.com/hLPJFRJ.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,067
Posted By thismachine13
I have this same question. Buy a T3 sized...

I have this same question. Buy a T3 sized blanket for my TD04?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,055
Posted By thismachine13
The same. My 245 is not quite ready for prime...

The same. My 245 is not quite ready for prime time. Got some exhaust to finish up and a few other niggling things. Just been circling the block, staying close to the house letting the computer learn....
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