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Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,229
Posted By swedish-rocket
Need more East side guys to post times. I don’t...

Need more East side guys to post times. I don’t think my car is going to get another 10 more points this year.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,580
Posted By swedish-rocket
Victor Rein has been good around 25 for me for...

Victor Rein has been good around 25 for me for years. I just lost a head gasket recently after I pushed it past 30 psi. Just installed a Elring. It’s 11.99 plus 4.99 shipping from FCP.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By swedish-rocket
Very nice! Did you swap out your rods?

Very nice! Did you swap out your rods?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By swedish-rocket
What did you do get the 12.1?

What did you do get the 12.1?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By swedish-rocket
Hahaha... I might as well run it on the 4th of...

Hahaha... I might as well run it on the 4th of July because there would be an impressive explosion.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By swedish-rocket
I got a wideband, I do not have a way of...

I got a wideband, I do not have a way of detecting knock. The car is on 23” M&H slicks. I have the AW72L with a 10” fan, two coolers and accumulator mod. The last few didn’t last long on a stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By swedish-rocket
Would you guys recommend a exhaust manifold or...

Would you guys recommend a exhaust manifold or intake first as a next step?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By swedish-rocket
I got a Turbo IPD cam, 3 angle Valve grinded...

I got a Turbo IPD cam, 3 angle Valve grinded seats and radius valves. I think that may help a little bit. After feeling how well the car picked up with the T3/4 turbo and me not high rev shifting it...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By swedish-rocket
Good info guys, I’m trying figure out my stopping...

Good info guys, I’m trying figure out my stopping point. I’m thinking I’m around 300whp based on the calc. If I put rods in it I thought I could drop my quartermile time but maybe something will go...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By swedish-rocket
I’m not doubting it, just seems like it could be...

I’m not doubting it, just seems like it could be done. I feel like I could of went faster the day I went but the stock rods were making me bit nervous so I only let the car shift at the stock shift...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By swedish-rocket
Looks like another 90 whp would get me there,...

Looks like another 90 whp would get me there, dropping some weight and a better launch. Sounds doable. 380-400whp minus the rods exiting the block should get the car there.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By swedish-rocket
11s on a basic build?

Has anyone run 11s on fairly mild build with a 530/531 head. I was able to run 12.9@106 car weight is 3415 lbs letting my 72L transmission shift at 5500 rpm. I have a rev limiter set at 7000 and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,229
Posted By swedish-rocket
http://i66.tinypic.com/73f4op.jpg ...

http://i66.tinypic.com/73f4op.jpg

Swedish-Rocket
East Side
1990 Volvo 240 DL B230FT E85

Turbo IPD Cam, AW72L with 3300 stall, T3/4 turbo (new for 2019), 340 LPH Pump, LH2.4 chipped.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By swedish-rocket
Just hoping to try to pull little more power out...

Just hoping to try to pull little more power out of it after reading about the 9 blade. I can upgrade the wheel for about 150 with balance.

A Gt28 or Gt30 looks nice if I decide to upgrade but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By swedish-rocket
Turbine Wheel

Currently I have a 11 blade turbine wheel on my TD04HL-20T. Iím wondering if itís worth trying a 9 blade turbine wheel? I think I have the turbo pretty maxed out with my setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,153
Posted By swedish-rocket
Great power! Really awesome sleeper! Good Job!

Great power! Really awesome sleeper! Good Job!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,385
Posted By swedish-rocket
How was the timing retarded at a specific rpm?

How was the timing retarded at a specific rpm?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,385
Posted By swedish-rocket
That would be wicked! I still donít have any mph...

That would be wicked! I still donít have any mph with the car but it would launch like a rocket.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,385
Posted By swedish-rocket
http://www.torqueconverter1.com Torco...

http://www.torqueconverter1.com

Torco Enterprise Did the torque converter. I asked for a high stall for a AW72L transmission.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,385
Posted By swedish-rocket
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUtIIozazwM Hereís...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUtIIozazwM Hereís another good launch video.

Iíll have to hunt down where I bought the torque converter at. Itís a 700rpm over stock. I leave about 3000 rpm. I can...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,385
Posted By swedish-rocket
Your right, I had a TD04HL-15G thenI went to a...

Your right, I had a TD04HL-15G thenI went to a TD04HL-20T and it took so long to build boost off the launch. I put in a high stall converter and the car launches well again.
Forum: showroom 11-07-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 463,535
Posted By swedish-rocket
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kmwkeGuwaUA My...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kmwkeGuwaUA

My first run at the track last Saturday on 17 psi of boost.

14.0 vs his 14.3
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,385
Posted By swedish-rocket
Through an auto... I see your running manual....

Through an auto... I see your running manual. Nice build!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,385
Posted By swedish-rocket
Btw what is your setup???

Btw what is your setup???
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,385
Posted By swedish-rocket
Thanks guys! Yeah slicks and open diff. I wish I...

Thanks guys! Yeah slicks and open diff. I wish I could build more boost off the launch but the brakes won’t keep the car from moving when I brake boost. I’ve been able to cut 1.8s in the car before....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,385
Posted By swedish-rocket
http://i68.tinypic.com/veudg8.jpg 13.600 for...

http://i68.tinypic.com/veudg8.jpg

13.600 for the East Side

B230FT 1990 Volvo 240
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By swedish-rocket
I put in a new Oring and permatex thread sealant....

I put in a new Oring and permatex thread sealant. I'm crossing my fingers. Thank you btw.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By swedish-rocket
Transmission fitting leak.

I have a leaking transmission fitting. The 90 degree bend one that goes into the 5an opening in the transmission. Just seeing if you guys have an idea on what to use to fix it. It may need a new...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By swedish-rocket
So far it's been good. I haven't drove it today...

So far it's been good. I haven't drove it today yet. I'll see if anything changes this week. Thanks for asking!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By swedish-rocket
When I had headwork done it was suppose to drop...

When I had headwork done it was suppose to drop my compression from 9.8:1 to 8.5:1 with NA B230 pistons in my 90 motor. Then I rebuilt a motor and put turbo .024" over Mahle pistons in. It dropped...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By swedish-rocket
I did put oil in the cylinders and the...

I did put oil in the cylinders and the compression didn't change during testing. The belt is lined up, I have an adjustable cam gear set at 0 and IPD turbo cam. Not sure if that would help reduce...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By swedish-rocket
The car has about 8:1 compression if my math is...

The car has about 8:1 compression if my math is right. It's around 120, the motor is new and has Bowl blended head with turbo pistons. When I was done with my build they were all around 120.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By swedish-rocket
The belts are really tight, I just replaced them....

The belts are really tight, I just replaced them. With the alternator issues I had I took care of that. I'll keep my eye on the temp. I just replaced my thermostat since it's cheep. I'll see how it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By swedish-rocket
I haven't.

I haven't.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By swedish-rocket
The IR showed 180F on hoses and water pump. I got...

The IR showed 180F on hoses and water pump. I got around 170 on top of radiator. I couldn't get a good reading on the middle of the radiator since there is too many things in the way. The car ran...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By swedish-rocket
Yeah, it's a lockup.

Yeah, it's a lockup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By swedish-rocket
Drives fine in my 240... I say grab it!

Drives fine in my 240... I say grab it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By swedish-rocket
Will do guys, found my IR thermometer. I'll try...

Will do guys, found my IR thermometer. I'll try driving it again as soon as I can. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By swedish-rocket
Yes to fan shroud and overheats when driving. Not...

Yes to fan shroud and overheats when driving. Not at idle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By swedish-rocket
I replaced the Water pump with the new motor....

I replaced the Water pump with the new motor. Motor probably has 3000 miles on it. I'm not 100 certain it's overheating. The gauge never goes past the middle dot unless it's about to overheat....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By swedish-rocket
Running Warm

My 90 240 is running warmer than usual. I can reduce the temperature to normal operating temperature by turning the heater on. The thermostat is about a year old.

Just seeing if there is anything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,589
Posted By swedish-rocket
It's a 10x920 belt by continental. So 10mm ...

It's a 10x920 belt by continental.

So 10mm

The widest I saw in rockauto that was specified for that application was 11.1mm. How do you usually buy them? Do you specifically ask for a certain...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,589
Posted By swedish-rocket
So at 750 rpm my voltage is 14.0 at the battery...

So at 750 rpm my voltage is 14.0 at the battery and 13.0 loaded.
1000 rpm my voltage is 14.0 and 13.6 volts loaded at 1000 rpm.

2000plus rpm gains .2 volts more loaded and I'm seeing about a .1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,930
Posted By swedish-rocket
Everytime I get a parts store bought alternator I...

Everytime I get a parts store bought alternator I have them check it. I'm not sure what triple checked means from Autozone since I had failed ones out of the box before,lol.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,589
Posted By swedish-rocket
Belts were definitely slipping... I have a...

Belts were definitely slipping... I have a Craftsman Multimeter, interior gauge and harbor freight meter. They read within .1volts of eachother. I tighten the belt and now it drops to 13.3 volts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,589
Posted By swedish-rocket
The bushings are fine. The belts are fairly...

The bushings are fine. The belts are fairly smooth. They are only a year old. I'll mark them and crank pulley to see for some reason that could be rotating. The belts should run evenly. I just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,589
Posted By swedish-rocket
The car starts right up. I changed out the power...

The car starts right up. I changed out the power wire from the battery to starter, starter to alternator. Still dropping voltage with all accessories on. I'll have to wait till the car is cold to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,589
Posted By swedish-rocket
There is .2 Volt drop on the alternator to...

There is .2 Volt drop on the alternator to positive battery terminal with the blower, lights, heat warmer,radio and wipers on. There is less than .05V on ground terminal to the motor and alternator....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,589
Posted By swedish-rocket
I got the test leads now. I was able to measure...

I got the test leads now. I was able to measure the alternator voltage with them. Can I test with the car not running? The battery drops voltage from 12.6 to 11.8 when the accessories on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,589
Posted By swedish-rocket
12.25 at alternator at idle blower on alternator...

12.25 at alternator at idle blower on alternator positive, light and radio on. 12.11 at battery.

It was both showing 14.1 @ idle and the B+ was showing the same. The car passed the charging system...
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