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Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 08:16 PM
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Posted By sbabbs
What about the 88 skinny 9mm rods?

What about the 88 skinny 9mm rods?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By sbabbs
You can set it to say 10 pounds of boost should...

You can set it to say 10 pounds of boost should be okay before you then use your MBC to set it where you really want. The whole point is to get that boost up fast as you can.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By sbabbs
If your CBV doesn't have a hole in it or isn't...

If your CBV doesn't have a hole in it or isn't torn put a washer or quarter behind the spring to get more holding power before it lets the boost out of the bag. Put the shim on the outer side of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By sbabbs
Okay yeah if putting in m90 with dog dish your...

Okay yeah if putting in m90 with dog dish your supposed to move the pivot ball out more with a few washers behind it. That is about it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By sbabbs
The 1030 and 1031 diffs interchange, heck the...

The 1030 and 1031 diffs interchange, heck the 1041 g80 will fit, it's the ring and pinion gears are different.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By sbabbs
That looks good the angle of the fingers with it...

That looks good the angle of the fingers with it bolted all the way down. As far as the throw out bearing touching the metal pads. It touches the metal pads all the time usually, that part that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah if you want 3.31 ratio. Might as well get...

Yeah if you want 3.31 ratio. Might as well get later one if you can it will have 1031 rear. Stronger. Tone wheel also.
Forum: events 05-19-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,638
Posted By sbabbs
How are my pics? I made it public so anybody...

How are my pics? I made it public so anybody should be able to click and see all 209 pics I took. Let's here a report does it work for everybody?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By sbabbs
I've never used that pressure plate so not sure...

I've never used that pressure plate so not sure about it. But what is actually stopping you from bolting the pressure plate all the way down to the surface of the step? What stops it? I can't see...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By sbabbs
Must be the difference in the performance...

Must be the difference in the performance pressure plate then. Just use 5mm of spacers washers then.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By sbabbs
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Pretty sure the step height is spec'd at 25.0mm.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By sbabbs
It looks like the alignment pins are tight in the...

It looks like the alignment pins are tight in the alignment holes for the pressure plate. If the pressure plate is for the dog dish it should snug up tight when you tighten up the bolts. I've had...
Forum: events 05-19-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,638
Posted By sbabbs
I'm uploading all the ones I took now will post...

I'm uploading all the ones I took now will post link here in a bit.


https://www.facebook.com/simon.babbs/media_set?set=a.10157043572057570&type=3&uploaded=209
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,549
Posted By sbabbs
Instead of crimping the cables you could put...

Instead of crimping the cables you could put those cable locks that use bolts and nuts perhaps.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By sbabbs
Pipe wrench if it's real tight is the only way...

Pipe wrench if it's real tight is the only way I've gotten them out.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By sbabbs
Like this? Ready for Tiggin. ...

Like this? Ready for Tiggin.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Universal-2-To-3-Inch-Weldable-Turbo-Exhaust-Header-Stainless-Adapter-Piping/312525065368?hash=item48c3f20c98:g:blEAAOSw2vJchqhw&vxp=mtr
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By sbabbs
It's a two man job. One guy on the brakes...

It's a two man job. One guy on the brakes calipers other guy pushing the pedal. Caliper bro pushes calipers back, then pedal bro pushes pedal in and pads go tight at caliper. Do that open close the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By sbabbs
Problem with that adapter is then moves the even...

Problem with that adapter is then moves the even bigger turbo closer to the strut tower, you'll need a bigger hammer is all. I saw a 10 pounder at a garage sale today, baby concrete sledge. It was...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By sbabbs
The ones that don't crack are the flat flange or...

The ones that don't crack are the flat flange or angle flange ones. Those conical flange ones seem to crack when you look at them.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By sbabbs
Good call, I think I'll get one also. Cheap...

Good call, I think I'll get one also. Cheap enough and maybe just grind the lip off my 90 plus mani.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By sbabbs
The one I had, had a bung on the bottom for that,...

The one I had, had a bung on the bottom for that, but he made it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 420
Posted By sbabbs
How much total boost? What plugs? I used NGK 8's...

How much total boost? What plugs? I used NGK 8's gapped about .025 to fix spark blow out with lots of boost and tiny 15g turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By sbabbs
Sway bar bushings are just normal type both ends....

Sway bar bushings are just normal type both ends. Easy enough to buy poly ones for that.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By sbabbs
Looks like it's already been reclocked (pin is...

Looks like it's already been reclocked (pin is gone) and has the custom waste gate bracket so moving it will then necessitate reworking the bracket again. I'd take a big sledge hammer and make more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 957
Posted By sbabbs
I wonder if those are my old hockenheims? I sold...

I wonder if those are my old hockenheims? I sold them after I hit the curb and bent one slightly.. I did keep the red center caps. I see he has the silver caps.

Man I've wrecked quite a few wheels...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By sbabbs
Kool you know more then volvo then. What is your...

Kool you know more then volvo then. What is your ET and trap speed then hot rod?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By sbabbs
It goes to that thing that controls it that is...

It goes to that thing that controls it that is bolted to the strut tower down about half way. I'll get a pic. It hooks to the bottom of it to a tee fitting and the other side goes to the brake foot...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By sbabbs
We'll volvo actually said that is why there is a...

We'll volvo actually said that is why there is a 45 degree bend before the AMM.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 957
Posted By sbabbs
Kerplunky sells the Eiker wheels, 17x7.5 pretty...

Kerplunky sells the Eiker wheels, 17x7.5 pretty cool.

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts/products/eiker-classic-e1
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By sbabbs
The fan works by the ECU completing the ground...

The fan works by the ECU completing the ground circuit to the relay and it first starts low speed then goes turns on high speed. So ground wire from the ECU to relay turns on fan at certain temp from...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By sbabbs
The bend before the AMM is to make the air flow...

The bend before the AMM is to make the air flow into the AMM swirly instead of just sucking straight in if you didn't have a bend. This helps the AMM read the amount of air flowing past the hot wire...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By sbabbs
I have some lh2.2 Turbo or NA EZK ignition boxes...

I have some lh2.2 Turbo or NA EZK ignition boxes if your interested. If your running EZK. I took the 16v ignition maps and put them in the 8v bins.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By sbabbs
Or put 5.1 volt zener diode in the AMM signal...

Or put 5.1 volt zener diode in the AMM signal line will eliminate fuel cut for 99 cents.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 756
Posted By sbabbs
7400 is 1200 more then stock so I'd at least use...

7400 is 1200 more then stock so I'd at least use the bigger water pump pulley. You say stock WP pulley, there are two different stock sized ones.. Bigger water pump pulley less water pump pressure...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By sbabbs
1. We'll how are you gonna get the belts to line...

1. We'll how are you gonna get the belts to line up with the crank pulley. The 16mm round tooth crank gear being 4mm thicker moves the crank pulley balancer 4mm out from stock so the pulleys for the...
Forum: showroom 04-29-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah I guess 140 series on the front fender also....

Yeah I guess 140 series on the front fender also. That tent thing is a top of the car cargo carrier thing. I've seen those before. Works on any car with the gutters usually.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 756
Posted By sbabbs
What about the crank pulley size and then the...

What about the crank pulley size and then the size of the water pump pulley? Where are those threads. I ran the under drive crank pulley and the bigger water pump pulley. The whole water cavitation...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By sbabbs
Dump the clutch in reverse? Wut? I always turn...

Dump the clutch in reverse? Wut? I always turn the car off with the trans in fourth with the overdrive engaged and then the overdrive comes off the trans easy and is not hydro locked to the sucker....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah the 240 fuse holders need cleaning once a...

Yeah the 240 fuse holders need cleaning once a year around here. They get corroded with white powder sauce and best to scrape them clean with emery cloth or something.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,238
Posted By sbabbs
We'll my machinist in Creswel Oregon, Drummond...

We'll my machinist in Creswel Oregon, Drummond automotive machine, he had a book or he just knew it. I never asked, but he did do both surfaces. Also only charged me 25 buxs. Bro deal. Others like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,238
Posted By sbabbs
If your just putting a stock stuff back in and...

If your just putting a stock stuff back in and not racing it should be fine if it cleans up with resurfacing. Problems happen when you try and use ceramic discs and go racing. Make sure you get the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By sbabbs
We'll check the codes first thing, then you'll...

We'll check the codes first thing, then you'll know if it's say crank sensor.

https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/EngineOBDCodes.html#FuelInjectionandIgnitionDiagnosticCodesi



1-3-1 Ignition...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By sbabbs
If you cut the corners on the center console...

If you cut the corners on the center console upper bracket things it's easier to roll it out without taking off the dash, won't hurt anything, won't see it after you put center console back in. Cuts...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,412
Posted By sbabbs
No the numbers refer to the size of the exhaust...

No the numbers refer to the size of the exhaust housing around the turbo exhaust wheel. Nothing to do with the in and out holes. I got a couple flat flange ones I guess I'd better see what size they...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By sbabbs
I know it has been done. Seems they are the wrong...

I know it has been done. Seems they are the wrong length(two different lengths on a 740 also) and one side is not wide enough or big enough hole for where they bolt onto the rear end on a 740. But...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,412
Posted By sbabbs
It was a stock m46 car, but i put a getrag 265 in...

It was a stock m46 car, but i put a getrag 265 in it and 3.31 ratio rear and no rev limit tune. I could do 120 in third at about 7k. That dyno pull was in third also. Plenty of other vids on my...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,412
Posted By sbabbs
15g, A cam, 2.5 inch side exit straight pipe....

15g, A cam, 2.5 inch side exit straight pipe. 550cc injectors, 3 inch AMM. Stock 84 B23FT lh 2.4

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Forum: showroom 04-04-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,397
Posted By sbabbs
Maybe the injector seals? Vacuum leak somewhere? ...

Maybe the injector seals? Vacuum leak somewhere?

Yeah I use the rusty appliance white also. I just painted a serious wheel the other day with it. Now that is some nice shiny white paint!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By sbabbs
Leaky injectors will cause a no start hot after...

Leaky injectors will cause a no start hot after ten minutes of sitting. What the injectors are supposed to do is turn off any gas when the car is turned off. If they leak all the fuel in the fuel...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,706
Posted By sbabbs
You can stand an m90 up on it's bellhousing side...

You can stand an m90 up on it's bellhousing side and the input shaft won't hit the floor. Unlike a m46 where the input shaft is longer and sticks out of the bellhousing end. Also if you got one or...
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