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Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 61,461
Posted By qwkswede
I got T-boned in an intersection in a relatively...

I got T-boned in an intersection in a relatively slow residential area.

I have had some newer daily driver Volvos too. And I do think about the better safety equipment in the newer Volvos,...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 61,461
Posted By qwkswede
Thumbs down 249,000 miles and the fun stopped.

The last couple months the car has been ripping. It now has some fat 100lb injectors and an E85 tune. It was really fun to drive. I even made it to the drag strip one night for some 15 second passes...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-09-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By qwkswede
Do you have a simulator? plug that in to the...

Do you have a simulator? plug that in to the microsquirt, turn the CLT dial and at least you can figure out if the problem is in the ECU or in the harness/engine. I don't think there are any...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,834
Posted By qwkswede
Does the Linuxman garage dyno have capability for...

Does the Linuxman garage dyno have capability for all wheel drive cars?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,834
Posted By qwkswede
Got you down. Image is visible to me too. Is...

Got you down. Image is visible to me too. Is that what a "modified" V70R makes to the tires?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By qwkswede
You could also relocate the MAF sensor to the...

You could also relocate the MAF sensor to the spare parts bin in the basement. Install MS, and win.

I did the same as everyone here, but then realized it was tricky to get the car idling and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,834
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks Kenny, It is good to see some...

Thanks Kenny,
It is good to see some enthusiasm for drag racing the Volvos this year. We are off to a good start.
Forum: showroom 06-07-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,871
Posted By qwkswede
Long overdue update

Well, not much to update. I got a bit sidetracked and low on project car funds. So this car has been sitting taking up space in my garage. But I am finding some motivation and time lately. Pictures...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,834
Posted By qwkswede
Please check the current board and let me know if...

Please check the current board and let me know if I missed anybody. Just added sbabbs best.


@Marvelous3 - do you have a timeslip for that 16.2? OR some more details at least?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,834
Posted By qwkswede
Gary! Do you have a timeslip? Trying to get the...

Gary! Do you have a timeslip? Trying to get the board up to date....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,834
Posted By qwkswede
I just added times for t8fanning also. Man that...

I just added times for t8fanning also. Man that car has some serious mph! First time I had seen that one. Good work bud. Now just get that thing to 60' and you'll be cookin!

Here is an...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,834
Posted By qwkswede
I feel like I'm behind on some points totalling....

I feel like I'm behind on some points totalling. I'll get that done soon. But it's about me for a minute because I wanted to post my report from last night at Bandimere Speedway. Thunder, lightning,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By qwkswede
It is on the return line, near the fuel rail. ...

It is on the return line, near the fuel rail.

Do you think it could be related to decreasing fuel flow when you start spraying fuel into the engine? I haven't really put much demand on my fuel...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By qwkswede
Here is a link to the sensor I bought on Amazon: ...

Here is a link to the sensor I bought on Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01C5Q7XQ0/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Description:
MNJWS Flex Fuel Composition Sensor E85...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By qwkswede
Yep, that is the conversation we were having the...

Yep, that is the conversation we were having the last couple posts. It isn't exactly borked. And it is working just fine for me. I'm not seeing any unexpected sudden changes in the fuel % reading...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By qwkswede
Many have tried that. Some even try turning off...

Many have tried that. Some even try turning off the key and put it in neutral. Apparently zero emissions doesn't register as a pass either.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By qwkswede
Yeah, after your last comment I did take a look...

Yeah, after your last comment I did take a look at the fuel % log. Under all kinds of loads, it looks stable. It fluctuates +/- .1 or .2 at the most.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By qwkswede
Yep, now I know. I'm surprised there isn't more...

Yep, now I know. I'm surprised there isn't more pressure on the MS development crew to add some more sophisticated tuning for flex fuel. Straight E85 tunes are good for weekend fun cars. But I need...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By qwkswede
Well,despite the simple interface. The fueling...

Well,despite the simple interface. The fueling seems to be somewhat usable. I added another couple gallons ethanol and brought the mixture to 32% today. I have the multiplier set up to keep the AFRs...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By qwkswede
Wow, That ethanol % changing under load is a...

Wow,
That ethanol % changing under load is a bit alarming. I'll defintely datalog the sensor values and keep an eye on them. It seems stable just driving around town.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks John. What you described is what I thought...

Thanks John. What you described is what I thought i was going to be doing. This is an MS2Extra setup running on microsquirt hardware. Let me hunt around a bit. Maybe there is a better version of code...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,198
Posted By qwkswede
Megasquirt flex fuel tuning E85 with ethanol sensor.

I am trying to work through a decent flex fuel tune on my daily driver 240. I have done plenty of E85 tunes on red blocks over the years. But on my daily driver car I wanted to experiment with true...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,834
Posted By qwkswede
That sounds like a hell of a weekend. I'll get...

That sounds like a hell of a weekend. I'll get you guys into the spreadsheet. Some targets for the rest of the country to chase for the rest of 2018.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By qwkswede
I will certainly look into using both injector...

I will certainly look into using both injector channels just to spread the load out. But I haven't had any tuning problems with this car "yet" though. I'm pretty sure I'm still on a single injector...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By qwkswede
First image is the old school low-z delphis. They...

First image is the old school low-z delphis. They come in many sizes. I have run a few of these in my cars over the years. And my brother in law has a set in his turbo ford ranger. They are a pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By qwkswede
So I ordered up some siemens deka 80s. I found...

So I ordered up some siemens deka 80s. I found some info on the spray patterns of the new gen siemens and also my previous favorite delphi low Z units. I never had any running problems with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,834
Posted By qwkswede
We will need to get a moderator to pin this to...

We will need to get a moderator to pin this to the top and release the 2017 thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,077
Posted By qwkswede
Yeah. Sounds good. I started a new thread for...

Yeah. Sounds good. I started a new thread for 2018. I'll get it polished up with the new times and stuff ASAP.
The East killed it in 2017 with lots of fast v8 swap Volvos. But the west coast,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,834
Posted By qwkswede
The 2018 East vs West Competition.

Rules: (nicked from http://www.turbobricks.com/evw.php)
Summary
The "east vs. west" shootout was created by Pat D. (tuff240) to help motivate the group by creating a friendly yet competitive event...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By qwkswede
Yeah, I know that is mostly true. I have run as...

Yeah, I know that is mostly true. I have run as big as 2000cc injectors on ms too. It is never a problem to get satisfactory driveability. But there is some difference with atomization and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,973
Posted By qwkswede
I had a Unitek head about 12-13 years ago. Mike...

I had a Unitek head about 12-13 years ago. Mike Aaro from Unitek used to pop on the forum sometimes. I haven't heard much from them for a very long time. I wasn't sure they were still in business.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By qwkswede
I worked on a megasquirt car that was running...

I worked on a megasquirt car that was running around denver. And someone sold him some of the tiny Bosch EV14 injectors with adapter fittings, and adapter plugs. I think they were 95lb. They were...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By qwkswede
I have run these large body rochestor/delphi...

I have run these large body rochestor/delphi injectors in the past with good results. $53 each at fivomotorports.com. Are these the ones you are referring to? They come in a 75lb/hr variety. And...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By qwkswede
Where are you guys sourcing these delphi's? Are...

Where are you guys sourcing these delphi's? Are these drop in for the Volvo harness and fuel rail? I can wire up some resistors if needed. I just don't have them in the harness on my NA 240.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By qwkswede
Need some injector recommendation...

Hey folks. It has been a long time I know. But I'm still around...

I have the itch to run e85 in my 240 and explore using a flex fuel sensor feeding megasquirt. It is something I never did in...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,077
Posted By qwkswede
And thanks for the reminder... I will start a...

And thanks for the reminder...
I will start a new thread for the 2018 competition. I'm sure some Arizona dessert folk are tearing down the quarter mile as we speak!

-- pause for my excuses....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 210,073
Posted By qwkswede
I approve of this decision. I might want to join...

I approve of this decision. I might want to join this party sometime too.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,077
Posted By qwkswede
DANG! Good effort man.

DANG! Good effort man.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,077
Posted By qwkswede
I did manage to make some passes in Tuscon back...

I did manage to make some passes in Tuscon back in February. But I have no idea where the time slips went. 16 something anyways. Not as good as i hoped. Just whining. Now back to regularly...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,077
Posted By qwkswede
Nice run! What side of the battle are you on?...

Nice run! What side of the battle are you on? Quebec right?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,077
Posted By qwkswede
Nice running pickup! Those points will go on the...

Nice running pickup! Those points will go on the East board I think. Should go where you live.

What is the best trap speed you have seen? You certainly didn't make your best pass with the 1/8 mph...
Forum: events 10-31-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,740
Posted By qwkswede
Spring time sounds like a good time for an...

Spring time sounds like a good time for an Alabama trip. It would be great to see y'all again.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,077
Posted By qwkswede
Added a 15.4@96 to the East Side Turbo column.

Added a 15.4@96 to the East Side Turbo column.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,247
Posted By qwkswede
I see that the snow performance kit uses a check...

I see that the snow performance kit uses a check valve? Is this to prevent backflow and keep the tube full of liquid in between sprays? I assume that is what the cutoff valve does. . .
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,247
Posted By qwkswede
Alright, I'm doing this. The AEM kit is about...

Alright, I'm doing this. The AEM kit is about $400 with the progressive controller included. That seems to be the bargain. I'll look at the various kits and decide which makes sense.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,247
Posted By qwkswede
Are any of you running the progressive water...

Are any of you running the progressive water injection controllers? Or just the basic boost referenced kit that turns on and sprays a steady amount under boost? The later would be easily controlled...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,247
Posted By qwkswede
Water Methanol Injection

I'm thinking about trying a meth injection kit on my daily driver 240. The engine is a high compression B230F with a Garrett T3 on it. It is your basic plus Tee conversion using 740 Turbo parts. MS2...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 61,461
Posted By qwkswede
Back on the road...

The paint is done and I am really happy with the outcome. I have the car re-assembled again and driving it around using it as my every day person and bike hauler. It just went past 240,000 miles and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,077
Posted By qwkswede
Added an entry for the West! Thanks Gary.

Added an entry for the West! Thanks Gary.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,077
Posted By qwkswede
Interesting. I don't know how to assign points to...

Interesting. I don't know how to assign points to that run without some comparison to other cars running 1/8 mile. But I'm going to post it for comparison. I do have a 1/8 mile split time from most...
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