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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Marvelous3
My interest was mostly looking at a way to remedy...

My interest was mostly looking at a way to remedy the drivers side in sheer motor mount on a 240 without having to resort to some fugly ratchet strap.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,063
Posted By Marvelous3
What are the build specs on this 600hp redblock...

What are the build specs on this 600hp redblock you speak of? And what trans?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 822
Posted By Marvelous3
When I did the caddy brakes on the red wagon I...

When I did the caddy brakes on the red wagon I rounded off a couple of lines. I ended up going to pull a part and getting new ones. Was much easier than trying to fabricate something.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,001
Posted By Marvelous3
retro turbo solid motor mounts for 240's

Has anyone used these? Obviously they'll vibrate more than factory rubber but how bad are they? Similar to poly mounts?
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Marvelous3
It's one of those things where a lot of major...

It's one of those things where a lot of major life events happened around this car. Drove to something. Drove home from something. Met this person here. Did this thing there. Slept in the back after...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Marvelous3
Don't get on of those v15 cams. At least if...

Don't get on of those v15 cams. At least if that's what you want order the ipd copy since it's cheaper. Get the v16 and have some fun!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Marvelous3
Marv's 1990 240

I guess I should start a thread about this car...

I've had this car since I was 17 - I'm 34 now - and I learned a lot about cars through working on and maintaining this car over the years. It's...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Marvelous3
Require? No. It will have power in the 6k-7k...

Require? No. It will have power in the 6k-7k range so if you want to rev there often a lot of people do upgrade springs.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Marvelous3
Email them. They speak English. Get the V16...

Email them. They speak English. Get the V16 though if you're going to buy a cam from them...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 232,822
Posted By Marvelous3
I usually see somewhere around 3 bars at warm...

I usually see somewhere around 3 bars at warm idle. Running 10w40 Rotella in mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Marvelous3
50 trim t3/t4

50 trim t3/t4
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Marvelous3
^oh yeah? Real greens? Supposedly the...

^oh yeah? Real greens?

Supposedly the difference in blue and white was solely in the fuel pressure. The injectors themselves flow the same or so they say.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Marvelous3
injectors

I think I've got the turbo figured out so now I'm on to injectors. I have a set of orange tops out of an 850 turbo but im thinking ill need something bigger? Plan is 15psi of boost on this 8valve...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By Marvelous3
My Volvo dealer did a spare parts warranty on it...

My Volvo dealer did a spare parts warranty on it and had a second key made. They can file that warranty claim with Volvo for the first key no problem. If the second key comes in then you're stuck...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
Where would a holset hx35 compare to a 50 trim...

Where would a holset hx35 compare to a 50 trim t3/t4? It should be larger correct?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
He's got both 4 bolt and 5 bolt outlet T3...

He's got both 4 bolt and 5 bolt outlet T3 housings in stock. I think a 4 bolt with a .63AR should work fine. I'm shooting to have this whole thing together by the spring SE meet. Fingers crossed....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,802
Posted By Marvelous3
You'll probably get to this point eventually. ...

You'll probably get to this point eventually.

http://www.timesert.com/html/mtrcsert.html

I went through a semi-similar situation when the alternator mounting bolt broke off in the block of my...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
Been talking to Greg at go-autoworks and I think...

Been talking to Greg at go-autoworks and I think a t3/t4 50 trim is going to be the winner. They can put the wastegate on the exhaust housing so wont have to deal with a custom manifold.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Marvelous3
Yes, the mounting studs. They're just kind of...

Yes, the mounting studs. They're just kind of pressed in from the factory and they'll pop out when you tighten down the nut installing them in the car. A little jb weld or other glue/cement fixes...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Marvelous3
Yep. They break all the time. The clips are still...

Yep. They break all the time. The clips are still available from Volvo.

Go ahead and pull the studs out of the lamps - three on each lamp - and jb weld them back in. They'll come out otherwise...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
^yeah I think at the end of the day a 19t, while...

^yeah I think at the end of the day a 19t, while an easy "direct swap", is too small. Which bw turbo are you looking at?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
Micro.

Micro.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
That's interesting info, thanks!

That's interesting info, thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
I mean, I say that I'd be good at 250-270, but...

I mean, I say that I'd be good at 250-270, but who knows. The plan is to be able to daily drive this car so I don't want it to get so race car that it's unreliable or not driveable around town.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
^ this is how I get sucked into the scope creep. ...

^ this is how I get sucked into the scope creep. Stuff like this. Where's my purse?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
t5 transmission. I'd like say 3k-6500/7k of...

t5 transmission. I'd like say 3k-6500/7k of power band I guess. I'll have enough cam and head stuff so rev it if I want to so I'd like to be able to use it.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
This whole thing is scope creep like whoa. I...

This whole thing is scope creep like whoa. I cant help myself. I keep doing the, well if I'm going to do this I might as well do it big/right. I'm sure a ball bearing gtx turbo is a fantastic turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
^You'd do something like a .63 T3 housing? ...

^You'd do something like a .63 T3 housing?

All of the cool turbos are externally gated?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
Yes, I've got a 90+ that I need to have milled...

Yes, I've got a 90+ that I need to have milled flat. I actually have two of them.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,667
Posted By Marvelous3
turbo choice on f+t 8 valve

I was planning on keeping this build mostly stock but that it quickly going out the window. The original plan was to use a reclocked 15g but I think I want more. So, the goals at this point are...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,076
Posted By Marvelous3
I'll still manage to only pedal it to a 15 second...

I'll still manage to only pedal it to a 15 second quarter pass. Don't you worry.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,076
Posted By Marvelous3
So I got an Enem V16 turbo cam coming. More than...

So I got an Enem V16 turbo cam coming. More than what I was initially intending on spending for a cam but you gotta pay to play, or so they say.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By Marvelous3
Yep, I picked up the new keys yesterday. Works...

Yep, I picked up the new keys yesterday. Works like a charm.

When I compare them to the key that Volvo cut me they're actually pretty close. It looks like Volvo's machine just didn't cut the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By Marvelous3
If you have a bill of sale within 30 days that us...

If you have a bill of sale within 30 days that us usable as proof of ownership.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By Marvelous3
That's assuming the Volvo key code is still...

That's assuming the Volvo key code is still correct.

The whole reason I'm at the locksmith with my door lock is that the key Volvo cut for me off of the VIN number didn't work. My understanding...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 195,104
Posted By Marvelous3
True true. There are dudes on the sloppy...

True true. There are dudes on the sloppy mechanics saying putting the wastegate off of the exhaust housing hurts turbo efficiency. Probably a bunch of internet bull****. It does make for a nice slick...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 195,104
Posted By Marvelous3
ATP Turbo sells T3/4 housings with the mount for...

ATP Turbo sells T3/4 housings with the mount for the external gate already welded to the housing.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 195,104
Posted By Marvelous3
Are you on Koni's? On my Koni's, I have to...

Are you on Koni's? On my Koni's, I have to periodically retightened the cap on the strut tube that holds the strut insert in. It will loosen enough so that there's a small amount of play that shows...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By Marvelous3
^^Your picture turned out better than mine did so...

^^Your picture turned out better than mine did so thanks for that. I've learned the hard way to take pictures of everything before I pull everything apart. Locksmith said about $70 for him to make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By Marvelous3
Yes! Got it out.

Yes! Got it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By Marvelous3
How do I get the plastic door lock ring off? Does...

How do I get the plastic door lock ring off? Does it pinch together? I popped the c clip off and of course it shot off and fell into the bottom of the door panel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By Marvelous3
drivers door lock cylinder removal

I've got the door panel off but how exactly does the drivers front door lock cylinder come out? I just don't want to break anything at this point.

Thanks!!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,482
Posted By Marvelous3
The rod length is important to get right. If you...

The rod length is important to get right. If you haven't you need to replace the adjustment screw on the end of your brake booster rod. The stock rod isn't long enough to work with the mustang master.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,882
Posted By Marvelous3
I ran my 16vT without an oil cooler for a little...

I ran my 16vT without an oil cooler for a little while with an oil cooled turbo. I was only driving the car on weekends and was changing the oil a lot because it would come out black AF. Has not...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,076
Posted By Marvelous3
To seriously answer this though, my initial plans...

To seriously answer this though, my initial plans were to just +t with a 15g and orange tops, run 7psi, keep it as basic as possible. Then I was like, well since I'm swapping transmissions I might as...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,076
Posted By Marvelous3
What do people normally say? 350whp!!!!!!!1 /s

What do people normally say? 350whp!!!!!!!1 /s
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,076
Posted By Marvelous3
Does anyone still have specs on the RSI stage...

Does anyone still have specs on the RSI stage 3's? Maybe I'm remembering wrong but I thought RSI just copied something the Enem was already making.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,076
Posted By Marvelous3
I mean, that's probably in my future once I blow...

I mean, that's probably in my future once I blow up one of these cars and it makes perfect sense why people go LS. Why spend 1k on a stupid 8v Volvo head when you can get an entire LQ4 from the yard...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,076
Posted By Marvelous3
I'm not opposed to that either. I'm not sure...

I'm not opposed to that either. I'm not sure what the "cool" kids are doing for 8valve cams.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,076
Posted By Marvelous3
+T cam shaft with manual tranny

I have a b cam in the grey car right now. I'm in on the big valve kit with yoshi sprangs so I was going to swap cams while the head is apart. So, ipd turbo cam and send it? Kl racing?

Plan is...
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