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Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,954
Posted By EricF
What actuator are you using? Do you have datalogs...

What actuator are you using? Do you have datalogs showing ignition timing as it's running away?

When I had a 19T on a B21FT with K cam and 405 head, I had the wastegate flapper wired shut and used...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 110,282
Posted By EricF
Thanks Brandon, drove it over to Orlando starting...

Thanks Brandon, drove it over to Orlando starting to get a feel for the car and figure out where it needs to go from here.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 44,293
Posted By EricF
Always bugged me the west coast gets a cool...

Always bugged me the west coast gets a cool nickname, and east coast is just the east coast. How about "Eazy East" or something cool.

I should be contributing again this year, first time in half a...
Forum: showroom 02-21-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,905
Posted By EricF
Dude 10 years ago, I would never have guessed...

Dude 10 years ago, I would never have guessed that would be my most useful comment on a Volvo forum in the last month :rofl:
Forum: showroom 02-21-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,905
Posted By EricF
Depends on the seat too I think. I have my VR...

Depends on the seat too I think. I have my VR seat back pretty far, and had a Britax rear-facing in the middle. Was contacting the seat but kind of offset. Luckily now our little one is forward...
Forum: showroom 02-20-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,905
Posted By EricF
Nice, that's probably the best whiteblock...

Nice, that's probably the best whiteblock platform in terms of maximum power output. Not too sure about the transmission but that should be a 2.4L 81mm bore block, which have been shown to support...
Forum: events 02-19-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,114
Posted By EricF
Have had very little free time on weekends, but...

Have had very little free time on weekends, but will see if I can swing it. Wouldn't be bad to see some old friends and possibly put a for sale sign on the wagon :)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,653
Posted By EricF
I always thought a high spinning 960 motor mated...

I always thought a high spinning 960 motor mated to an M90 with short gears in a very light 240/740 would be a blast. Will hopefully check that project off the list one day.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,823
Posted By EricF
If it's set up with knock retard... Looks like a...

If it's set up with knock retard... Looks like a big ignition timing pull event at boost onset.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,258
Posted By EricF
It appears to be intended for use with comp...

It appears to be intended for use with comp housing clocked 180* from where it is now. I feel like I have seen a downward outlet on a RWD Volvo before, but don't remember if it was a 240 or 740, and...
Forum: showroom 08-29-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,458
Posted By EricF
Saving this for later: ...

Saving this for later:
http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/k503/ericfos/Screenshot_2015-08-29-11-30-01.png (http://s1113.photobucket.com/user/ericfos/media/Screenshot_2015-08-29-11-30-01.png.html)
Forum: showroom 08-27-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,458
Posted By EricF
The IPD cat-back is really tempting, super...

The IPD cat-back is really tempting, super tempting actually as it sounds great as well as being high quality.

However, at 750 its just too expensive when I can fabricate one for less than half...
Forum: showroom 08-27-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,458
Posted By EricF
Priced out oval bends with the cute thought of...

Priced out oval bends with the cute thought of making a nice exhaust using 3" oval mandrel bends (IPD does this for ground clearance, I'm guessing everyone else uses twin pipes in the back for the...
Forum: showroom 08-27-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,458
Posted By EricF
Thanks guys, what's up Doug?? Here's a...

Thanks guys, what's up Doug??

Here's a question for our resident R people (Matt, Dana, please help me to not post all my questions on SS!)...

Found the first thing I hate about the car. There...
Forum: showroom 08-26-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,458
Posted By EricF
Thanks Dana! Would be working with Atech......

Thanks Dana! Would be working with Atech... Swedish Mike has opened a USA branch. Would be a 420ish bhp off the shelf tune, they have dyno tuned their hybrid k24 over 500 bhp... Tune still under...
Forum: showroom 08-26-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,458
Posted By EricF
Back to those dang Volvos

Well after a few years of remission...

Daily driving a fancy shmancy state of the art electronic wonder.

Fresh off the truck this last weekend:...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,458
Posted By EricF
Theoretically yes, but what also ends up...

Theoretically yes, but what also ends up happening is you are stuck below the level of boost onset even longer. This is even more noticeable, and you end up with a car that doesn't remotely become...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 72,790
Posted By EricF
I keep checking this thread expecting to see...

I keep checking this thread expecting to see "well I finally found and removed the mud dauber wasp nest from the muffler and ran 13.5" ... Keep at it!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,219
Posted By EricF
http://shopping.kinugawaturbo.com/compressorupgrad...

http://shopping.kinugawaturbo.com/compressorupgradekitvolvo460740940td04h-13cto16t-1.aspx

There's a kit that includes proper comp housing and upgraded actuator, billed for the 13C specifically......
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 29,416
Posted By EricF
You found a trailer for less than 800#?

You found a trailer for less than 800#?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 29,416
Posted By EricF
Put in a mod motor!

Put in a mod motor!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 29,416
Posted By EricF
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/cto/4600786...

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/cto/4600786904.html

Though the RT isn't 100% most ideal for a purposeful towing vehicle, it's fast. Capacity is 5650 towing.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 29,416
Posted By EricF
For your stated load, probably just under or...

For your stated load, probably just under or right around 4000 pounds, a 1/2 ton is just fine. You could even get away with a light truck frame, I tow about 5500-6500 with the Durango (03 2WD with...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 29,416
Posted By EricF
If you exceed your rated tow capacity, and end up...

If you exceed your rated tow capacity, and end up at fault, your insurance will likely deny the claim. Someone gets hurt and insurance says no, that's basically life over. Lots of long distance...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,828
Posted By EricF
I think its a Dodge SRT-4 wheel. Maybe mistaken...

I think its a Dodge SRT-4 wheel. Maybe mistaken though.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,315
Posted By EricF
If NA and making that much power, you're probably...

If NA and making that much power, you're probably winding it out a bit. I would start with the 4.56 and see how you like it.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,739
Posted By EricF
I've made an angle outlet downpipe on a 240 and...

I've made an angle outlet downpipe on a 240 and its not too bad of an angle.

Conical is easier obviously as it uses the stock flange. Angle outlet is considerably better in terms of design... One...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,219
Posted By EricF
On your turbo, TD04L-13C, the turbine housing is...

On your turbo, TD04L-13C, the turbine housing is held on by a central band clamp. Disconnect your oil, water, and air intake/outlet lines. Take this clamp off which holds the turbine housing onto the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,219
Posted By EricF
Trying hard not to take the bait, but I will say...

Trying hard not to take the bait, but I will say that the TD04 family of turbos is quite robust. They are also used in a maddening volume of cars, in fact every single FWD turbo Volvo with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,219
Posted By EricF
This is actually a more appropriate place for one...

This is actually a more appropriate place for one of those 15G turbos you so neatly despise :)

I would keep the stock TD04 turbine and just do a compressor upgrade to 15g or 16t. There are even...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,788
Posted By EricF
Obviously those suggesting this haven't driven...

Obviously those suggesting this haven't driven this sort of setup... But, yes, with other cars that is pretty cool :)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,788
Posted By EricF
OK, so with the 16T that's probably about what...

OK, so with the 16T that's probably about what your trap should be. You may pick up a mph or so on a clean pass...

As far as technique, you want to keep the RPM up as you abuse the hell out of...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,788
Posted By EricF
What happened at the track? Wheel spin, hop,...

What happened at the track? Wheel spin, hop, granny shifting and not double clutching like you should?

Seriously, no idea what hardware or tuning is in place even after reading a bunch of your...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,632
Posted By EricF
Nope, but no reason it shouldn't work :) You...

Nope, but no reason it shouldn't work :)

You could take the housing to a machine shop and give them inducer/exducer/height measurements of the 19T wheel and ask if they see any issues boring it to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,632
Posted By EricF
I used to run a 19T with conical housing and...

I used to run a 19T with conical housing and thought it was pretty cool. The straight outlet and then angle outlet are both significantly better in terms of flow design, but the conical is sure nice...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 72,790
Posted By EricF
He's also posted AFR's a couple times... Between...

He's also posted AFR's a couple times... Between the two of us, we may pick up on every detail :rofl:

This is very strange, and it does seem like a cam timing deal. I would still be interested in...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,941
Posted By EricF
Seems a little low, stock cam and timing? Any...

Seems a little low, stock cam and timing? Any TD04HL car I've had (white or red block) with autos would pretty much build infinity boost on the converter around 2k if you just stood on it...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 72,790
Posted By EricF
I would try to temporarily disconnect the...

I would try to temporarily disconnect the downpipe before the cat.

What is the history/details on the 15G? What is the wastegate actuator setup like, and were any of the components improvised...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,810
Posted By EricF
Appears to be the standard Ford/Volvo 5-bolt...

Appears to be the standard Ford/Volvo 5-bolt housing, so you should be able to run the ATP housing for sure if that is the case... May be a different sized V-Band.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,843
Posted By EricF
+1... Now you're talking budget-friendly as well.

+1... Now you're talking budget-friendly as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,020
Posted By EricF
What cam is currently in the motor you plan to...

What cam is currently in the motor you plan to use this with? M? What difference does it make?

At ~25hp per cylinder it shouldn't matter if it's 100% programmed by Volvo to work for that exact...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By EricF
Have done well with adjustable FPR on the 850 in...

Have done well with adjustable FPR on the 850 in the past as a tuning tool... Been running 53-54# base pressure on blue injectors and that's given them some extra capacity (a little over 400cc IIRC)....
Forum: events 10-02-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,885
Posted By EricF
On a magazine cover at the check-out line at...

On a magazine cover at the check-out line at Publix today. Isaac can't keep the paparazzi from figuring out his travel plans. Should get a new agent if you ask me.
Forum: events 09-19-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,885
Posted By EricF
I guess it's a little late to try to rally and...

I guess it's a little late to try to rally and put the 850 into road-shape. Drink some moonshine and do a meat shotgun for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,154
Posted By EricF
This was a real big problem with these cars. ...

This was a real big problem with these cars. Just got too light in the rear when you get hard on the brakes. Rear brake upgrades and bias kits were suggestions to help the issue.

Not sure if a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,862
Posted By EricF
Could also have to do with engine evacuation in...

Could also have to do with engine evacuation in the event of an accident.
Forum: showroom 04-20-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,909
Posted By EricF
Oh wow look who is still around. Are there 100...

Oh wow look who is still around. Are there 100 other O.G. tbrickers in OT? When I was in college I think I asked Towery to ban me from OT so I would be more productive (that didn't work out for me,...
Forum: events 04-20-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By EricF
That's almost too close for me not to go. Hmm.

That's almost too close for me not to go. Hmm.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,458
Posted By EricF
I would see if you can find someone with a 6-puck...

I would see if you can find someone with a 6-puck setup around you to test drive and see the chatter. In redblocks I would use 4-puck clutches and they never had too much chatter.

It may be as...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By EricF
Just to plant the seed, if you take this thing...

Just to plant the seed, if you take this thing apart and rebuild it, you might as well get your compressor cover machined and put in a blingy 18T or 19T billet compressor wheel ;)
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