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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 04:00 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By shoestring
On this K13 you can see the transition between...

On this K13 you can see the transition between the ramps and the flanks on the dial indicator. It was pretty crazy.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 52,328
Posted By shoestring
K13 Turbo added.

K13 Turbo added.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By shoestring
+1

+1
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,924
Posted By shoestring
The Retro Turbo pilot bearing is not plug and...

The Retro Turbo pilot bearing is not plug and play for ALL M90s...some M90s need the end of the input shaft turned down to fit the pilot. It's not a lot, like 0.020" or something, but it will not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By shoestring
Is it a rough idle or is the idle...

Is it a rough idle or is the idle "hunting"?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 52,328
Posted By shoestring
Please elaborate. Was this measured in an axis...

Please elaborate. Was this measured in an axis that is not in the same plane as the valve stem? If so, then yes, there would be disparities.



I've measured this at both 0.040" mill and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 52,328
Posted By shoestring
I was wondering where Cam got the picture of the...

I was wondering where Cam got the picture of the cam card...now I know. I've looked at this and have a couple thoughts. If you look at the 0.050" open and close points and compare to our 0.035"...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 52,328
Posted By shoestring
Kyle, you did bring up a fair point about...

Kyle, you did bring up a fair point about displaying all the measured points on cams still in production. From here out, I will ask the cam provider if they would like to provide the complete cam...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 52,328
Posted By shoestring
How about we do the V15 at all relevant...

How about we do the V15 at all relevant comparative points? First, 0.5mm, 1mm, 0.050"? Fair enough not to show the whole profile, although I bet it's 10 degrees per 0.050", because, well, they all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,757
Posted By shoestring
I appreciate the hell outta this clarification. ...

I appreciate the hell outta this clarification. I wonder how many people I said "guibo" to over the years that knew I was saying it incorrectly and thought "This guy's a dummy".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,350
Posted By shoestring
Actually we've devoted more time to that than I...

Actually we've devoted more time to that than I care to think about.

And all I want to do is race.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By shoestring
Why did you swap out the (what I assume were...

Why did you swap out the (what I assume were functional) adapters for the hub-centric jawns?

There is way more science to wheel offset with regard to how it relates to the rest of the suspension...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,714
Posted By shoestring
I love this. A, M, T, and V I knew. I have...

I love this.

A, M, T, and V I knew. I have a slotted V in my 240, so take that, 940 plebe!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,714
Posted By shoestring
I shoulda specified. I know the ipd VX is...

I shoulda specified. I know the ipd VX is slotted, but didn't know if there was a factory slotted piece...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,350
Posted By shoestring
Having done this myself, I will tell you that you...

Having done this myself, I will tell you that you have to change BOTH the EZ116K and the LH unit. Yes, the EZ controls the egr solenoid and the check engine light, but change just the EZ116K and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,714
Posted By shoestring
There were slotted VXs?

There were slotted VXs?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,413
Posted By shoestring
It's the #230 Swedish Mafia Racing 245 LeMons...

It's the #230 Swedish Mafia Racing 245 LeMons car. Dormant, but pretty successful and in the garage.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 52,328
Posted By shoestring
What happened with the info that was in this...

What happened with the info that was in this thread?

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=152021&highlight=ipd%2Aturbo
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 52,328
Posted By shoestring
I was just looking at these and I think I should...

I was just looking at these and I think I should clarify. Our "valve open at TDC" figure is just as it reads on the micrometer as it's being measured. If you if you need to add the 0.015" lash...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,833
Posted By shoestring
Still watching to see what happens.

Still watching to see what happens.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By shoestring
The back cover is cheap and readily available. ...

The back cover is cheap and readily available. Don't dick around. You know what the right answer is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By shoestring
You also may want to consider Seafoam in the...

You also may want to consider Seafoam in the crankcase, per directions. Also, owner neglect does not a lemon make.
Forum: events 08-21-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By shoestring
Swedish Car Day

Just a heads up to all of you in the Northeast that Swedish Car Day is this Sunday, the 25th, at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, Mass. We went last year and there was plenty to see. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,413
Posted By shoestring
Run the SMR230.

Run the SMR230.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,858
Posted By shoestring
Thanks for this...

Thanks for this...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 52,328
Posted By shoestring
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By shoestring
Funny, I thought it was 4mm

Funny, I thought it was 4mm
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,509
Posted By shoestring
You race 3-4-5 because the gear spacing is...

You race 3-4-5 because the gear spacing is tighter than 2-3-4. That said, if you've got a 1031, you're capped at 4.10.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,504
Posted By shoestring
Well I'll be damned.

Well I'll be damned.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,504
Posted By shoestring
Looks like an MAF to me. If you've got a "known...

Looks like an MAF to me. If you've got a "known good" local to you that you could try, that would be good.

Also, and not related, stop buying the cheapest gas you can find.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By shoestring
Like I said, when we switched from MTL to MT85 it...

Like I said, when we switched from MTL to MT85 it cured our 2-3 shift problem. Because of that, I don't think I'd go higher, it doesn't seem as though it would be necessary. Also, this is in a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By shoestring
Well, like I said I run the MT85 in New England...

Well, like I said I run the MT85 in New England and it's not a problem for me. 70k+ miles. In Winter I'm patient with it until it gets warm, but I understand what's going on inside the gearbox and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By shoestring
My buddy and I touched 114 in his 244 w/B230F,...

My buddy and I touched 114 in his 244 w/B230F, ipd cam, M47, and 3.73s.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By shoestring
I like the Redline MT85, because in race...

I like the Redline MT85, because in race conditions it cured a ****load of problems. I am absolutely not a believer in "I put in this chemical/fluid/additive and it cured all my problems!!" but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,509
Posted By shoestring
Sorry dude, I was just messing with Cam here. ...

Sorry dude, I was just messing with Cam here. The Timos throttle body upsizes are from the stock 55mm to 59mm, which ends up being something like an 11% increase in area.

75mm is frikkin huge,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,509
Posted By shoestring
More is always better!! Isn't it?

More is always better!!

Isn't it?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,509
Posted By shoestring
I would love one of the 59mm throttle bodies from...

I would love one of the 59mm throttle bodies from Timos Motor but they seem unwilling to help a brother out...trying to see if I can find a source for just throttle blades, I'll do my own oversize. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By shoestring
Wagons are also noisier, as they are a big metal...

Wagons are also noisier, as they are a big metal box. That said, I love my 245 to death. M47, 320k, driven daily. Like dl242gt said, instant utility. I transported a 7 piece Shaker-style dining...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By shoestring
I would, but I like LH2.4.

I would, but I like LH2.4.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,312
Posted By shoestring
Stock springs with 2 coils cut out and 205/50R16s...

Stock springs with 2 coils cut out and 205/50R16s on Hydras definitely do not rub.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By shoestring
Sorry, that was pretty vague. Mostly it would be...

Sorry, that was pretty vague. Mostly it would be the connectors and terminals found under the hood: MAF, coolant temp sensor, etc. Just like the ones on 240turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By shoestring
80's, early 90's electrical connector ???

Who was the provider of the terminals/connector bodies for Volvo (among all the other Euro manufacturers) in the 80's and early 90's? I think it was Tyco, but I'm not sure. I'd like to be able to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By shoestring
Agreed about the 951. Would be my choice but 561...

Agreed about the 951. Would be my choice but 561 was on hand.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By shoestring
Hey just as a follow up to this: I swapped...

Hey just as a follow up to this:

I swapped the LH and EZ116-K modules for non-EGR -561/-169 non-EGR units and the results are improved (what I would call "proper") cold start idle quality and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By shoestring
AAA batteries are known not very good. I would...

AAA batteries are known not very good. I would check basics like grounds and cables but this sounds a likely culprit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By shoestring
This one measures 80.16mm. The piston stroke in...

This one measures 80.16mm. The piston stroke in the slave is about 18.5mm.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,509
Posted By shoestring
Yup, good writeup. Our experiences mimic yours...

Yup, good writeup. Our experiences mimic yours in that cam timing is best when it's 0 or as close as is reasonable. I really like how this hangs on past peak power. Would make the gear spacing on...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,509
Posted By shoestring
Great result!

Great result!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,351
Posted By shoestring
Throttle blade set correctly?

Throttle blade set correctly?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,509
Posted By shoestring
Your idle AFRs are moving around a lot because...

Your idle AFRs are moving around a lot because your wideband is not seeing enough volume. You may even be getting a negative pulse, depending on how your exhaust is tuned. Ours is reads over 17, we...
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