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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 01:12 PM
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Posted By shoestring
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=34...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=345277

It's in here, in detail.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By shoestring
OK, I'll start. Welcome to the group!! ...

OK, I'll start. Welcome to the group!!

First of all, are there many old Volvos in Argentina? I'm kinda surprised to hear this.

Second, what did the B230FT come out of? If it came out of a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,796
Posted By shoestring
Agreed. Even mine could certainly be found to be...

Agreed. Even mine could certainly be found to be a little dubious, as the graduation on my dial indicator is 0.001". One thousandth, on an opening or closing ramp, can be several degrees. The only...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,796
Posted By shoestring
Gotcha. I wish there were a serious engine...

Gotcha.

I wish there were a serious engine builder on here that could weigh in. I miss JohnV. I'm just a home mechanic with a really healthy curiosity on how this stuff works but without the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 608
Posted By shoestring
Unless you want to swap in the 16T, it's not...

Unless you want to swap in the 16T, it's not necessary for that power level.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By shoestring
I sandwiched mine with fender washers.

I sandwiched mine with fender washers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,701
Posted By shoestring
My factory downpipe has this port but it's got a...

My factory downpipe has this port but it's got a flanged screw to plug it. I'd imagine there's a gasket there too. I imagine it is a cat failure test port leftover from bygone days.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,796
Posted By shoestring
Finally got to looking at this a few days ago. I...

Finally got to looking at this a few days ago. I have a question, how did you figure the intake closing point? I measured a lot later valve closing event, which would provide a lower DCR than...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,281
Posted By shoestring
Is this rich condition and chugging at part...

Is this rich condition and chugging at part throttle, WOT, etc? Do you have an exhaust leak pre O2 that's pulling a bunch of air?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,281
Posted By shoestring
No they do not. The resistance is in the...

No they do not. The resistance is in the injector.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,043
Posted By shoestring
I remember seeing this years ago, and the numbers...

I remember seeing this years ago, and the numbers you're putting on paper are what I recall too.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,043
Posted By shoestring
Race car gets about 11.5

Race car gets about 11.5
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,281
Posted By shoestring
Did you check for codes?

Did you check for codes?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,043
Posted By shoestring
And you can peep my Fuelly account here: ...

And you can peep my Fuelly account here:

http://https://www.fuelly.com/car/volvo/240/1991/dansamodai/934616

Every fuel up since July 2019 with notes
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,367
Posted By shoestring
Wow that car is clean. I love threads like...

Wow that car is clean.

I love threads like this. Thanks for posting.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,043
Posted By shoestring
I'm cut 1mm for 9.8:1 with a V cam, M47. 20 mile...

I'm cut 1mm for 9.8:1 with a V cam, M47. 20 mile one way commute to work, 10 highway and 10 suburban. MPG just over 23 in the winter, about 26 summer. Winter highway economy is never great, maybe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By shoestring
I see your tone ring count is going to be...

I see your tone ring count is going to be incorrect, unless you've changed speedometers. Are you aware of that?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,814
Posted By shoestring
I don't have anything to offer, but I'm going to...

I don't have anything to offer, but I'm going to follow this to see where it goes. Twitchy in the front or rear? Are you looking to do full undertray? Do you want to retrofit some OE piece or fab...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,701
Posted By shoestring
From a clamp that would crush the outer pipe to...

From a clamp that would crush the outer pipe to form a seal. We (and so do many manufacturers) use a sleeve-type exhaust clamp that butts 2 pipes of the same diameter together. They are durable,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,701
Posted By shoestring
Not as cheap as a reuseable $7 clamp that needs...

Not as cheap as a reuseable $7 clamp that needs no welding and causes no pipe damage.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,701
Posted By shoestring
I wouldn't spend the money on a V band for that. ...

I wouldn't spend the money on a V band for that. Cut the flange off, get a Torca clamp that's the right size and rip it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,561
Posted By shoestring
Correct. If the OP wants to stop in the shortest...

Correct. If the OP wants to stop in the shortest distance possible, but only once in a while, either flat or slotted rotors are best. Drilled are not. Make sure your brake fluid is in good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,151
Posted By shoestring
100kg

100kg
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,180
Posted By shoestring
I am.

I am.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,017
Posted By shoestring
Which LH2.4 limitations are you concerned about?

Which LH2.4 limitations are you concerned about?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,151
Posted By shoestring
100kg is pretty standard roof weight limit.

100kg is pretty standard roof weight limit.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 77,381
Posted By shoestring
We drilled them to the exact size of the other...

We drilled them to the exact size of the other holes. It was not necessary to overbore anything. I think it was 21/64th, but I'm going off my memory, which sure ain't what it used to be.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 22,337
Posted By shoestring
Thumbs up!

Thumbs up!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,757
Posted By shoestring
I think you guys are missing that Kenny has made...

I think you guys are missing that Kenny has made a strong effort to offer an "All things being equal..." scenario, in which this particular ebay intercooler is the clear loser. This is like a back...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,757
Posted By shoestring
I love the scientific method. This is also...

I love the scientific method.

This is also further proof that just because you did something doesn't mean it improved anything.

I wonder how many guys that ebay intercooler kept out of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By shoestring
This.

This.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By shoestring
Looking on GCP, I don't see them listed for power...

Looking on GCP, I don't see them listed for power steering, just non-power steering. Hmm.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,893
Posted By shoestring
Volvo used the "A" cam in both naturally...

Volvo used the "A" cam in both naturally aspirated and turbocharged cars. If you're on a budget, and only want to do this once, maybe try that. It's an improvement over both the N/A "M" and turbo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,518
Posted By shoestring
Sorry. New England vernacular for "very good". ...

Sorry. New England vernacular for "very good". Very well, in this case.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,518
Posted By shoestring
I made this one and it works pisser.

I made this one and it works pisser.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By shoestring
I have a pain in my chest...it hurts...:-(

I have a pain in my chest...it hurts...:-(
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,912
Posted By shoestring
Redblockpowered on here dyno'd his bone stock...

Redblockpowered on here dyno'd his bone stock 1993 940 w/B230FT and got 184 wheel hp at 13psi, with a proper LH2.4 tune. With the M90 that's in the car, that's about 220 crank hp. Stock Mitsu 13C,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,253
Posted By shoestring
The nose of that cam looks more aggressive than a...

The nose of that cam looks more aggressive than a factory piece. That's as much as I'd say.

Looking at lobes is really no way to pick a cam. The vibe of this thread makes me think that maybe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By shoestring
How much larger is the journal now?

How much larger is the journal now?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,609
Posted By shoestring
Tasca is just a dealer chain based out of Rhode...

Tasca is just a dealer chain based out of Rhode Island. My advice would be to test out your local dealer and see if the parts dept there is amenable to helping you out. If not, you can look up the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,253
Posted By shoestring
If you look at agap.se, they have cam lobes that...

If you look at agap.se, they have cam lobes that are in the "street series" or "race series". The race series feature "faster" ramps, which gives you more area under the curve. The down side is...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 21,977
Posted By shoestring
You would think "Because that's not where the...

You would think "Because that's not where the restriction is" would be enough.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By shoestring
Good possibility. Fixed my kid's with similar...

Good possibility. Fixed my kid's with similar symptoms.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,666
Posted By shoestring
Little update here, I got 2 joints from my local...

Little update here, I got 2 joints from my local Volvo store PN 3520997, and they are a proper sealed unit. They are also still GKNs, which makes me wonder why I can't find them in the aftermarket. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,666
Posted By shoestring
I haven't as yet. I'm normally hesitant to take...

I haven't as yet. I'm normally hesitant to take up people's professional time gathering information unless I'm ready to pull the trigger immediately. Probably stems from the fact that I'm a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,065
Posted By shoestring
Are these 760 ECUs LH2.2 or LH2.4?

Are these 760 ECUs LH2.2 or LH2.4?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,666
Posted By shoestring
Yeah, they are a 1300 series joint. I may have...

Yeah, they are a 1300 series joint. I may have to buck up and buy a Volvo joint and see if the GKN number reveals itself.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By shoestring
Well, it's due to the overall stack height...

Well, it's due to the overall stack height differences of the flywheel/disc/clutch cover/throwout bearing assemblies. It's to keep you from over-extending the slave cylinder piston. When we did...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,640
Posted By shoestring
I looked into this real quick, and it looks like...

I looked into this real quick, and it looks like the Ate catalog might list some sleeves. This might become a question of which sleeves you can in fact get and coupling them with the appropriate...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,515
Posted By shoestring
Pretty cute vid!

Pretty cute vid!
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