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Forum: performance & suspension 12-11-2014, 08:03 PM
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Posted By klr142
Yeah, I've been playing with those as well but it...

Yeah, I've been playing with those as well but it continues to pull from those the whole time it runs. I think those are just general temperature enrichments, not necessarily start-up enrichment. I...
Forum: performance & suspension 12-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 253,942
Posted By klr142
Next question! If I want to tune out an overly...

Next question! If I want to tune out an overly rich start-up that makes it run rough/misfire for a little bit until you rev it out and clear it up(or in warmer weather with a warm engine, I sometimes...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 51,451
Posted By klr142
I don't really expect any problems, just debris...

I don't really expect any problems, just debris kicked up from the tires of the truck, mostly.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 51,451
Posted By klr142
I seriously hope there were no transport issues...

I seriously hope there were no transport issues as well. That little trailer behind that little truck with no coverage/protection has me concerned!

I'm very glad to hear the car will be taken care...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 33,371
Posted By klr142
Can you take pictures of the relocated trailing...

Can you take pictures of the relocated trailing arm mount? Sounds interesting!

Also, that is one heck of a confusing autox...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 44,560
Posted By klr142
The bar in the back of your car is likely a 22mm...

The bar in the back of your car is likely a 22mm one, IPD didn't make 21mm bars, to my knowledge, as that was stock for the turbo sedans. Also, I personally would recommend leaving the 22mm bar on...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 81,322
Posted By klr142
w000000000000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yay!

w000000000000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yay!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,009
Posted By klr142
You bet!

You bet!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,009
Posted By klr142
Awesome project, lots of hurdles! Why don't...

Awesome project, lots of hurdles!

Why don't you just shorten the intake runners to give yourself the needed clearance with the steering?

Also, regarding the crossmember to oil pan clearance...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-11-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By klr142
Yeah, no worries, was just saying it's surprising...

Yeah, no worries, was just saying it's surprising how good it was and if you were wanting to make it even more optimized(because I know you autox it), it's what I would do. If you make the rear end...
Forum: website & board 11-11-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 23,990
Posted By klr142
You forgot to mention the main reason your gas...

You forgot to mention the main reason your gas mileage has dropped... It's cold out and the engine takes longer to warm up, so it's in warm up mode longer(aka, uses more fuel).
Forum: performance & suspension 11-11-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By klr142
Yeah, you did well, indeed! But, like mentioned...

Yeah, you did well, indeed! But, like mentioned above and I didn't think of it before, it's best to set it up when you're in the car as that's how it'll actually be driven.

Regardless, measure the...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-10-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By klr142
Also, most aftermarket swaybar end-link nuts are...

Also, most aftermarket swaybar end-link nuts are cheap and don't hold tight causing the swaybar to come loose after some time. You should always re-use the Volvo nuts.

I'd check those, and if...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-10-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,674
Posted By klr142
Ride height of the front and the rear makes a...

Ride height of the front and the rear makes a difference, too.

That's what I was thinking!

Mopar, did you set it up to have even weights somehow or did you just luck out? Is the ride height the...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-09-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By klr142
Google search for the part number and Volvo says:...

Google search for the part number and Volvo says: http://www.volvo240.dk/main.asp?f=85

Aka, a good, torquey camshaft that was used in the Group A engines. So, it should be a blast, just crank up...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 44,560
Posted By klr142
Good on ya for dynoing it! :) What's the engine...

Good on ya for dynoing it! :) What's the engine setup, out of curiosity?
Forum: performance & suspension 11-07-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 957
Posted By klr142
It is crazy! Ha, maybe it's just because what you...

It is crazy! Ha, maybe it's just because what you consider not crazy is more crazy for others. Or, your engines have been in such good shape that they still run ok even with such tight clearances and...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-06-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 957
Posted By klr142
In a redblock, 8V, OHC setup? That is a full...

In a redblock, 8V, OHC setup? That is a full hundredth(0.010") less than what factory asks for in stock situations. Have you actually run that tight? As Gary mentioned, the car will have a very poor,...
Forum: performance & suspension 10-31-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 253,942
Posted By klr142
Awesome, thank you for sharing your experience!

Awesome, thank you for sharing your experience!
Forum: performance & suspension 10-31-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,783
Posted By klr142
They will perform the same or worse after the car...

They will perform the same or worse after the car learns them when compared with the yellows...
Forum: performance & suspension 10-29-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 253,942
Posted By klr142
Out of curiousity, what tables are you modifying...

Out of curiousity, what tables are you modifying and how are you modifying them? Thanks!
Forum: showroom 10-27-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,252
Posted By klr142
Ooooh, nice... :) Welcome back!

Ooooh, nice... :) Welcome back!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,746
Posted By klr142
So, probably loose, which would explain it. In...

So, probably loose, which would explain it. In conjunction with a healthy bottom end, any way. NICE!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,746
Posted By klr142
B cam?! That's the best idle vacuum I've seen...

B cam?! That's the best idle vacuum I've seen with a B cam. That is one healthy motor! What idle rpm and what are the valve clearances?
Forum: performance & suspension 10-03-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,400
Posted By klr142
For that lean situation at idle, it could also be...

For that lean situation at idle, it could also be a bad MAF, but I don't know if we've already discussed and ruled that out in this long thread already...

As far as the phenolic spacers go, I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,054
Posted By klr142
From that thread:...

From that thread: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=1727201&postcount=9

And no, I'm not saying the speedo and odometer have different pick-up points. It's just that they are not exactly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,054
Posted By klr142
Speedometer accuracy does not always equate to...

Speedometer accuracy does not always equate to the odometer being accurate as well, though. It's best to use those accuracy checks they have on the highways or by using a Google Maps/Mapquest route...
Forum: performance & suspension 09-29-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 835
Posted By klr142
Don't adjust your tune while the car is running...

Don't adjust your tune while the car is running and always correct the checksum with ipdown's tool before saving the adjustments to the Ostrich. You shouldn't have any problems doing it that way.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 51,451
Posted By klr142
This is great news! Glad to hear it, Sean!!

This is great news! Glad to hear it, Sean!!
Forum: performance & suspension 09-25-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,564
Posted By klr142
Just came back across this and was wondering...

Just came back across this and was wondering about the outcome... How'd it go? What do you think? How different did the powerband feel and in what way? Did you dyno the two setups?
Forum: performance & suspension 09-23-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,951
Posted By klr142
John, are the 803 injectors the factory ones for...

John, are the 803 injectors the factory ones for the later turbo LH2.4 cars?(Edit: I think the factory ones are -804, actually) Do you REALLY think all you need to do is turn up the boost and add a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,160
Posted By klr142
Even with the rear adjusted all the way down?...

Even with the rear adjusted all the way down? There are three positions in the front and rear, if I remember correctly. Granted, that doesn't help change the lumbar support position in relation to...
Forum: performance & suspension 09-18-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,400
Posted By klr142
But, not unheard of with an RSI cam... Especially...

But, not unheard of with an RSI cam... Especially if the valve clearances are on the tighter side of things.
Forum: performance & suspension 09-17-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,400
Posted By klr142
Replace it with one that has a white band around...

Replace it with one that has a white band around the wiring, as those have been replaced at least once before. The originals have the yellow band around the wiring and are likely all junk by now....
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,160
Posted By klr142
Nice! How do they feel? And, didn't you have...

Nice! How do they feel? And, didn't you have one/both of your old seats rebuilt?
Forum: performance & suspension 09-12-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,400
Posted By klr142
Nice!!! That's definitely not what was on...

Nice!!! That's definitely not what was on anyone's mind... Hah
Forum: showroom 09-10-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,117
Posted By klr142
Delicious! Looks great. :cool::nod::oogle:

Delicious! Looks great. :cool::nod::oogle:
Forum: the vault 08-25-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 160,033
Posted By klr142
Or you can leave it be, and it can help maintain...

Or you can leave it be, and it can help maintain lower temperatures underhood... It's not going to kill your battery unless you have a crappy battery. I've had mine set up with low speed to come on...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-15-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,268
Posted By klr142
I was thinking the same thing. They do this on...

I was thinking the same thing. They do this on the stock NA downpipes for these cars. Granted, there's not nearly the amount of heat change on that system, but still.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 46,311
Posted By klr142
4,500lbs is a lot! Glad to hear the old girl...

4,500lbs is a lot!

Glad to hear the old girl is still kicking. :)
Forum: performance & suspension 08-11-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,783
Posted By klr142
You won't have put enough miles on it by the end...

You won't have put enough miles on it by the end of the first tank to know. The car is adapting throughout the tank to the new stuff and I would say you can start comparing notes once you get through...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-08-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,400
Posted By klr142
I'll just add that you should check your valve...

I'll just add that you should check your valve clearances and make sure they are all between .016-.018". If they're tighter, loosen them up. This should help improve your idle quality, low end torque...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 51,451
Posted By klr142
Yes! And let me know if you need a driver!...

Yes! And let me know if you need a driver! :oogle::lol: My dad and I watched them for a bit on Saturday mid-day, it looked like a lot of them needed someone to drive the cars for them.
Forum: website & board 07-11-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 23,990
Posted By klr142
And you'd probably be there just with the...

And you'd probably be there just with the sequential fuel injection. A 3.31 rear end would help, too.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-02-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,274
Posted By klr142
If you are messing with cam timing on an LH2.2,...

If you are messing with cam timing on an LH2.2, distributor on head/cam setup, you'll need to adjust your ignition timing afterwards. Always.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 44,560
Posted By klr142
The farther from ET20, the farther the centerline...

The farther from ET20, the farther the centerline of the wheels is from the intended center/pivot point in the factory steering/suspension. It can increase the leverage the wheels have on the...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-30-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,615
Posted By klr142
Correct, and you don't want that!

Correct, and you don't want that!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 44,560
Posted By klr142
I would vote less than that... Happiest with...

I would vote less than that... Happiest with ET20, I would say, if you want the car to drive really nicely(although, harder to fit). For looks, yes, you would want less offset, and a 25mm spacer is...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-30-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,615
Posted By klr142
I move the crank, because I don't have to worry...

I move the crank, because I don't have to worry about it slipping around. Realistically though, it barely gets moved at all because the slack in the belt when you loosen it gives you the slop...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-27-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By klr142
You may use a turbo cam from any redblock, so...

You may use a turbo cam from any redblock, so yes, that will work just fine.
As noted above, I have copied and pasted below a decent starting point for ignition advance. I would not go more than...
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