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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By blkaplan
These are designed to fit on a g80 if you need to...

These are designed to fit on a g80 if you need to swap it

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/1030-1031-speed-sensor-strip
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By blkaplan
hub drilling the same. Id spec a matching 1/2-20...

hub drilling the same. Id spec a matching 1/2-20 front stud that way there's no mixing and matching.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By blkaplan
inspect and replace panhard bar/bushigns. ...

inspect and replace panhard bar/bushigns.

If its still in good shape. Buy an adjustable unit like one of these and center it up.
...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By blkaplan
Rears are 1/2" (same as 240 stud) For...

Rears are 1/2" (same as 240 stud)

For the front, I would recommend using a high quality stud and enlarging the hub a little bit.
I no longer stock the extended studs that I used to and the...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 345
Posted By blkaplan
cross member is different. ideally you get the...

cross member is different. ideally you get the m47 cross member but the aw70 one can work.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By blkaplan
What is "AMERICAN Grade" :lol:

What is "AMERICAN Grade" :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/2...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-extended-wheel-studs-wheel-spacers


thats my favorite
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,055
Posted By blkaplan
92 245, DD status, work vehicle. No LSD. ...

92 245, DD status, work vehicle. No LSD. shortened housings, stiffer springs, the workz
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By blkaplan
Get a set of non ****ed stock springs. Run them...

Get a set of non ****ed stock springs. Run them until your financial situation improves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By blkaplan
Did you check your heat shields?

Did you check your heat shields?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By blkaplan
you must have some aftermarket dust caps?(its...

you must have some aftermarket dust caps?(its only on the front)

I'm pretty sure my 95 960 had it all around.

Not sure if I have any left here. I know I have tossed dozens, if I come...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,055
Posted By blkaplan
Getting close.

Getting close.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,055
Posted By blkaplan
23/16 on my DD

23/16 on my DD
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,593
Posted By blkaplan
If you want to truely validate this stuff, it...

If you want to truely validate this stuff, it could be worthy of a senior thesis project. Its not a light undertaking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By blkaplan
240s, 85 ft lb 740s 65 ft lbs. Says so...

240s, 85 ft lb

740s 65 ft lbs. Says so right on the dust cap.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,117
Posted By blkaplan
sweet strut mounts!

sweet strut mounts!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,593
Posted By blkaplan
Not sure, you would have to do some digging. ...

Not sure, you would have to do some digging. Maybe some of the Saab guys were able to get the stock ion sensing stuff working with a standalone?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,593
Posted By blkaplan
Megasquirt should be capable.

Megasquirt should be capable.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By blkaplan
Volvo sells an shorter extended stud for the 240...

Volvo sells an shorter extended stud for the 240 (at least they used to) but its fairly $$$

Much cheaper to buy these and cut them to the length that you need or want.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,593
Posted By blkaplan
I would want a full standalone ECU with...

I would want a full standalone ECU with datalogging and multiple knock sensors, and cylinder pressure monitoring to determine if this is something that is working or not.

Id also think you would...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By blkaplan
factory 240 turbo oil coolers are pretty nice...

factory 240 turbo oil coolers are pretty nice units.
Forum: showroom 10-13-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 118,302
Posted By blkaplan
wow, you really are getting it out there. ...

wow, you really are getting it out there. Braveman.
:-D
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,035
Posted By blkaplan
yea... by a factor of 3 or so.

yea... by a factor of 3 or so.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,392
Posted By blkaplan
That is correct, it does Yes, the ford...

That is correct, it does



Yes, the ford bolt pattern version of the tko which is a different pattern then the ford t5.

It might cross over to other transmission applications but I'm not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By blkaplan
Sure if you do things wrong it, it can turn into...

Sure if you do things wrong it, it can turn into a bad situation. news flash!!!

I've never had a problem with a uhaul trailer. I usually get the insurance and do a quick inspection before I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,150
Posted By blkaplan
conical housing is hot garbage. Atleast...

conical housing is hot garbage.

Atleast the straight or angled setup gives it a chance to breath a little bit.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,921
Posted By blkaplan
14 psi can be safe as long as your car is setup...

14 psi can be safe as long as your car is setup and tuned correctly.

Have a ****ed up tune or boost leaks or flaky other components.

BAH BYE
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,083
Posted By blkaplan
If you really desire to limit vibrations, I got a...

If you really desire to limit vibrations, I got a few recommendations with a t5

Use a stock dog dish wheel,
Use a dampened heavy slip yoke,
Make sure you have a two piece Drive shaft.

all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By blkaplan
The volvo stuff is the good stuff. High temp...

The volvo stuff is the good stuff. High temp material that will last. I think they are probably inconel. Thats why the nuts for the exhaust manifold are $10+ each the last time I checked.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By blkaplan
Thats a decent pic, you probably want to rotate...

Thats a decent pic, you probably want to rotate the plates a back a little more so you get more caster and camber gain with adjustment.

I prefer to have one of the outer paths going straight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By blkaplan
We have shorter Koni struts that you can use to...

We have shorter Koni struts that you can use to reduce the free length.

https://www.bneshop.com/
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,640
Posted By blkaplan
refresh my memory, what diff do you have? Is...

refresh my memory, what diff do you have? Is there a chance that has excessive play and is allowing all the angularity of the axles?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,640
Posted By blkaplan
That kind of seems like a red flag to me. Why...

That kind of seems like a red flag to me. Why are the side loads so high? It could be the same thing that was killing the stock bearings. Are you sure you aren't rubbing under articulation? ...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,810
Posted By blkaplan
Gripper has been excellent in our 850 lemons car...

Gripper has been excellent in our 850 lemons car as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,786
Posted By blkaplan
all Volvo red block rods are forged. If...

all Volvo red block rods are forged.

If you are going to build a b21ft. I would get longer h beams and pistons with a shorter skirt.

Stock rods and pistons are heavy
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By blkaplan
Poly on motor mounts, sometimes. Depends on the...

Poly on motor mounts, sometimes. Depends on the design and location.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By blkaplan
Do you have a clutch diff? If there is...

Do you have a clutch diff?

If there is demand I am sure we could make or source a link that has a rubber or nylon bushing integrated on the chassis side for an upcharge.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By blkaplan
From my experience, a Panhard bar with full rod...

From my experience, a Panhard bar with full rod ends does not need to float like the torque rods do to maintain proper suspension compliance and ride quality. It also does not seem to transmit NVH...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By blkaplan
Id avoid poly everywhere on the rear suspension. ...

Id avoid poly everywhere on the rear suspension.
Rubber + sphericals is the combo I prefer.

Poly is fine for front control arms and swaybars.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
Posted By blkaplan
Probably the same person who will pay for the...

Probably the same person who will pay for the labor and parts for a truetrac?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
Posted By blkaplan
I have not been notified of any price adjustments...

I have not been notified of any price adjustments from wavetrac

If you have 3mm of clearance, its probably fine. if you want to space it out then go for it.

If it were me I would add...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
Posted By blkaplan
Wavetrac has a lifetime warranty. Not sure what...

Wavetrac has a lifetime warranty. Not sure what Truetrac offers if anything.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
Posted By blkaplan
It will be very difficult to get to a situation...

It will be very difficult to get to a situation when you are going fast and hard enough on public roads that you will surpass the abilities of the wavetrac. As long as you don't have major setup...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,468
Posted By blkaplan
I haven't sold a ton of wavetracs over the years...

I haven't sold a ton of wavetracs over the years but I do offer them and think they are a good product when used for their intended purpose and understanding the pro's and con's of them.

At the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By blkaplan
the only place I used was Quattro auto body in...

the only place I used was Quattro auto body in Burtonsville and they did a horrible job.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,873
Posted By blkaplan
95+ 960 and 850R did come with great sound...

95+ 960 and 850R did come with great sound systems with a decent amp. Never thought about reusing one though.

I also much prefer the lower mounting location. I don't want the radio in myface...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,873
Posted By blkaplan
Yea, that's definitely the legit option. they...

Yea, that's definitely the legit option. they sure priced it for the porsche / bmw crowd tho.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By blkaplan
If i could get by with putting stuff on roof. Id...

If i could get by with putting stuff on roof. Id go that route. If not, a 10' enclosed trailer isn't that big of a deal for a 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By blkaplan
Also interested to see this.

Also interested to see this.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By blkaplan
Twin Turbo on 4 cylinder Question (theory)

Just from a theoretical point of view, if you were planning on doing a twin-turbo in parallel...

Would it better to run two tiny twin-scroll turbos and pair the cylinders, or is there nothing to...
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