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Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 41,999
Posted By JW240
Nice swap! curious about the transmission, the...

Nice swap!
curious about the transmission, the bmw gearboxes are the way to go (when the supply of good M90s dries up or when making more power)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 47,303
Posted By JW240
I reject your reality and substitute my own....

I reject your reality and substitute my own. Works bestt :cool:

Nice battery bracket btw, gonna copy it.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 47,303
Posted By JW240
I never fail to disappoint =] Wheel bearings...

I never fail to disappoint =]

Wheel bearings can be changed to something more beefy/modern and probably metric. Saw it in Sweden where some guys with BMW swapped 240's are reaching unhealthy...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 47,303
Posted By JW240
Don't forget the wheel studs/nuts and front wheel...

Don't forget the wheel studs/nuts and front wheel bearings too.

:rofl:

Anyways! Great update, the seats are awesome.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,981
Posted By JW240
You could make one of the two sections a bit...

You could make one of the two sections a bit longer under the car to create an effect close to a Helmholtz resonator. Aim for 1/4 wavelength.

Single 3" over axle with split outlet, as my brother...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,416
Posted By JW240
Recently acquired a ZF rack too. Skandix has the...

Recently acquired a ZF rack too. Skandix has the rebuild kit too.

Think I'll do the rebuild myself.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,712
Posted By JW240
+1 and the wide NA 940 radiator fits in the wide...

+1 and the wide NA 940 radiator fits in the wide position of the stock mounts too. 940 hoses fit. In the USA, often found on rex Regina cars I think.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,637
Posted By JW240
Hmm my old folks have the same engine in their...

Hmm my old folks have the same engine in their V70. We run the recommended Castrol synthetic 0W-30 oil on it (20K interval), now about 200K (miles) and nothing on the engine has been touched (some...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,486
Posted By JW240
Nice brake setup, interested (the Cayenne Brembo...

Nice brake setup, interested (the Cayenne Brembo setup I have is overkill deluxe).

Wondering of the calipers are easily available on my side of the pond.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 65,779
Posted By JW240
Great news! Sucks that it happened though.....

Great news!

Sucks that it happened though.. Hope the fix will erase all traces of this freak accident.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,190
Posted By JW240
Yeah, the JT system I had (was great, the muffler...

Yeah, the JT system I had (was great, the muffler before the axle was slanted upwards to the rear and was far from the lowest point under the car. Over axle, did not have clearance issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,742
Posted By JW240
The stock Wahler/Setrab setup is pretty nice,...

The stock Wahler/Setrab setup is pretty nice, yes. Don't see added value in many of the aftermarket things unless you spend big $$.

I duplicated the 240 turbo setup with the 940 water/oil heat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,397
Posted By JW240
Better numbers on the freeway etc? After...

Better numbers on the freeway etc?

After making sure everything is in good condition, invest in aftermarket efi and make engine run perfect?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,865
Posted By JW240
I remember that the B204 did not prime when we...

I remember that the B204 did not prime when we tried it with the starter.

After probably a minute of cranking (no spark plugs fitted so easy on the starter) we just started it and oil pressure was...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,445
Posted By JW240
Thanks for sharing!

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By JW240
This is good stuff too, bit less easy to apply:...

This is good stuff too, bit less easy to apply: http://fluidfilm.de/en/datenblaetter/

Think it is available in the USA but the uber smart search engine I'm using does not want to display suppliers...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,800
Posted By JW240
Diesel air box does not play nice with stock 240T...

Diesel air box does not play nice with stock 240T intercooler, outlet of the filter is perpendicular to the IC pipe and at the same height.

With a different intercooler its a pretty neat oem...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,426
Posted By JW240
Great, then those are 68mm id as well.

Great, then those are 68mm id as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 530,213
Posted By JW240
Loving the attention to detail like the...

Loving the attention to detail like the 'TrueTrack" sticker on the new rear axle.

Absolutely beautiful work on the rebuild too!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,426
Posted By JW240
The disc centers on a larger diameter than the...

The disc centers on a larger diameter than the rim, 68mm diameter is what I found for 2/7/9. So a little work with the lathe is needed. Sure Swedbrick has access to one but if needed I can do it as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,993
Posted By JW240
Ever since someone in my village crashed and...

Ever since someone in my village crashed and wasn't so lucky to survive I carry a good FE in my car. Never know when it comes in handy. Had to use it once.

Its a 2kg CO2 one though, might be...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,111
Posted By JW240
The 302mm set from 850/V70-1 is probably best...

The 302mm set from 850/V70-1 is probably best balance between cost/performance.

S60R set requires bigger diameter master cylinder, which isn't difficult but another step to take. They are light,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,111
Posted By JW240
If you go the Holset route, I have some adapter...

If you go the Holset route, I have some adapter plates made to compensate for the step on the manifold. Not that milling is all that difficult but if you want to keep it reversible.

NB: I removed...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By JW240
Do you really need the 48 tooth rear axle signal?...

Do you really need the 48 tooth rear axle signal?
My 240 has the 12 teeth tone ring in the diff and the turbo ecu's work perfectly with those.
LH takes the signal from the back of the cluster,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By JW240
https://www.landroverexpedition.com/articles/unive...

https://www.landroverexpedition.com/articles/universal-joint-differences/

I got the cheap GKN ones you have too, with grease nipple. Agreed that that is a poor solution. Cannot comment on their...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 474,240
Posted By JW240
Nice lift, super space efficient. A great...

Nice lift, super space efficient. A great addition to the shop!

We have an in-floor scissor lift too and its great, nothing in the way if you don't need it.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,073
Posted By JW240
The oil pan looks great, beautifully made. ...

The oil pan looks great, beautifully made.

Like the swap. Brings back memories, my dad had a V70 with that engine circa 2000. Moved nicely and very fuel efficient.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,192
Posted By JW240
Nice project! Regarding seals.. I'd replace...

Nice project!

Regarding seals.. I'd replace all you have access too now. Re-seal the oil pump and pickup too. My experience after more than a decade keeping some white blocks on the road, use...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,215
Posted By JW240
If you cant have it machined, i'd use a big sheet...

If you cant have it machined, i'd use a big sheet of sanding paper on a flat-ish surface.

My preference is to surface parts on the mill but sometimes its just easier to use above method. For...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,001
Posted By JW240
And if someone wants the Volvo studs in M10, the...

And if someone wants the Volvo studs in M10, the B204FT/GT engines use M10 hardware on the mani-turbo connection.
Not sure how easy those can be sourced though.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3,197
Views: 1,282,703
Posted By JW240
Way cool trip and pics! Thanks for sharing. Car...

Way cool trip and pics! Thanks for sharing.
Car looks great :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,817
Posted By JW240
Happy to hear! You're welcome.

Happy to hear! You're welcome.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,817
Posted By JW240
When testing, no wires were damaged, swapped or...

When testing, no wires were damaged, swapped or left disconnected?

Under the intake, connectors for temp sensor and knock sensor arent mixed up?

Ohm value coolant temp sensor ok? If sensor is...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,405
Posted By JW240
Same with Jens' dyno test B230. 2017 they hit...

Same with Jens' dyno test B230. 2017 they hit 900+ hp.

http://forum.savarturbo.se/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=93374&start=405

Very impressive in my book.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 47,303
Posted By JW240
Nice updates, as always :)

Nice updates, as always :)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 32,841
Posted By JW240
Sucks but happens. Happy the damage is limited....

Sucks but happens. Happy the damage is limited. Might want to get the old style B23 steel cap too? Might have one laying around still.

As you know, similar close calls on my side with catch can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,297
Posted By JW240
Don't know when exactly. Removed an early alu...

Don't know when exactly.
Removed an early alu cover from a wrecked German 745 with manual/B230F from 1989.5.
My 240, built mid 1990, had the steel cover.
I think the 740/940 got the alu covers...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,577
Posted By JW240
Don't go to aggressive on the cam, it won't play...

Don't go to aggressive on the cam, it won't play nice with a small turbo. Don't know about the v16t but just a general remark.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,189
Posted By JW240
I used to be very pro-LH.. and it is a usable...

I used to be very pro-LH.. and it is a usable system. But its not free to mod either. If you can make chips yourself you can go far, but you need to live with some drawbacks that will be inevitable...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,577
Posted By JW240
0-100km/h for a stock Golf 7 GTI is 6,4 seconds...

0-100km/h for a stock Golf 7 GTI is 6,4 seconds (according to my Google skills). Very good response with the DSG etc, don't underestimate it.

If your 240 isn't overly heavy and have some basic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,297
Posted By JW240
Carrier bearings. They are really tough to remove...

Carrier bearings. They are really tough to remove without the right tools and are probably worn. Not worn out, but a shame to re-use.
Remove the bearings by grinding off material till they crack,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-23-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 49,141
Posted By JW240
I still have a m4.4 non immobilizer ecu laying...

I still have a m4.4 non immobilizer ecu laying around. I'll check the numbers if the bin is of any use for this project!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,988
Posted By JW240
Well, the alternator is under the intake...

Well, the alternator is under the intake manifold.
A/C compressor is pointing in the other direction, above the transmission, driven by a short stretch belt.
The water pump and PS pump are on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,918
Posted By JW240
Poly is overrated, yes. Threw most of it out....

Poly is overrated, yes. Threw most of it out. Every time car got better without it. Especially upgrading to rubber/spherical joints.

How to improve handling? Depending on the condition of the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,027
Posted By JW240
http://forum.savarturbo.se/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=96...

http://forum.savarturbo.se/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=96173&start=75

Don't know the brand of the little booster but looks like it fits great!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 455,701
Posted By JW240
Redblock: M6 nuts Whiteblock: M7 bolts

Redblock: M6 nuts
Whiteblock: M7 bolts
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,849
Posted By JW240
Great idea! My dad made one for when he drove...

Great idea! My dad made one for when he drove this 240, probably 25 years ago now, using an old 240 interior fan, which proved to make more noise than move air sadly.

I've been looking at compact...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,570
Posted By JW240
+1 I like

+1 I like
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 381,420
Posted By JW240
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-16-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,764
Posted By JW240
Looking good! Similar experience with the...

Looking good!

Similar experience with the power steering on the track, even with underdrive crank pulley. Forgot which fluid but it was some quality.

German market 940's had a very short extra...
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