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Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,200
Posted By Thor
If I were to build an NA motor and was forced to...

If I were to build an NA motor and was forced to keep the stock B230F intake. I would probably buy one as well. just saying. . . .:ninja:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 28,134
Posted By Thor
How does this work with Ben's adjustable rear...

How does this work with Ben's adjustable rear perches?

I'm in the process of getting a bit of ground clearance as well for rallyX

Edit: never mind a quick look at his site got me the answer I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,200
Posted By Thor
We'll since we're jumping off the deep end with...

We'll since we're jumping off the deep end with fancy air filters someone should also come up with a silicone pipe to replace the ****ty accordion hose that's likely cracked some where and to reduce...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,359
Posted By Thor
roll pin on cam to cam gear is possibly sheared....

roll pin on cam to cam gear is possibly sheared. I had the same symptoms on a car I troubleshooted years ago.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By Thor
issue #1: Stage 0 parts cannon - Plugs, wires,...

issue #1: Stage 0 parts cannon - Plugs, wires, cap and Rotor, and O2 sensor. Get the good bosch stuff and NGK spark plugs.
- also look for dragging brakes or bad wheel bearings. Tires running too...
Forum: events 06-11-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,573
Posted By Thor
Just not very many of us is my guess. I was going...

Just not very many of us is my guess. I was going to go but I have been overridden by the lady on Saturday and I have Rally X on Sunday.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,372
Posted By Thor
Thread resurrection!

Thread resurrection!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,392
Posted By Thor
Some one was making AMM harnesses that you just...

Some one was making AMM harnesses that you just push through the fire wall and unpin the original AMM wires pin the new ones in leave the OG one hanging and go drive. I thought it was Dave Barton but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By Thor
Check your intake hose post MAF for cracks. You...

Check your intake hose post MAF for cracks. You can use starter fluid to spray a little at the base of the injectors. if it revs slightly you know a o ring is bad. Also take a good look at those...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,276
Posted By Thor
Rally X #2 pre prep Replaced those rear...

Rally X #2 pre prep
Replaced those rear bushings, All of them. Homemade tool did the job!
http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u83/Thors_244/91%20Volvo%20240/20180326_193545_zpstz0kslta.jpg
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Forum: showroom 04-04-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9,396
Views: 2,833,821
Posted By Thor
http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u83/Thors_244/9...

http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u83/Thors_244/91%20Volvo%20240/received_2019109718344239_zpsvezhmkyc.jpeg
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Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,660
Posted By Thor
I don't know about no cattle. It did give a...

I don't know about no cattle. It did give a healthy bump in hp and torque on the bottom and mid range where you spend 98% of your time driving.

I for one would be one of those guys that's save the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,300
Posted By Thor
realistically on the 1.9 . . . . . 250~ at crank...

realistically on the 1.9 . . . . . 250~ at crank & reliable. After that deep pockets, engine out for balanced pistons & rods, head work for revs. What can the trans take before grenading?

A tune...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,660
Posted By Thor
This is $,$$$ off topic but I would love to see...

This is $,$$$ off topic but I would love to see this done
https://ls1tech.com/forums/attachments/generation-iv-external-engine/221658d1268744235-ls-itb-s-dscn0451.jpg

https://youtu.be/d-H7R5HCEXc
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,276
Posted By Thor
Direction change! Since I am not daily...

Direction change!

Since I am not daily driving this anymore and I found a local SCCA Rally X group I've done some things to my car to get me there.

The rear seats, radio, speakers, and head...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,935
Posted By Thor
Using adaptors on the wheels or where they made...

Using adaptors on the wheels or where they made to fit 5x108? Offset?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,430
Posted By Thor
:drama:

:drama:
Forum: events 02-28-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,573
Posted By Thor
only 3.5hr down the road! Might make a day trip...

only 3.5hr down the road! Might make a day trip out of it . . . .
Forum: showroom 02-09-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,014
Posted By Thor
Ha!

Ha!
Forum: showroom 02-09-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,014
Posted By Thor
Can't say I'm a fan of the reverse dished wheels...

Can't say I'm a fan of the reverse dished wheels he put on it. I Like the over fender flares and the diffuser out back.
Forum: showroom 02-08-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,014
Posted By Thor
Ash Thorp- 240 GL rendering

From Speed Hunters. This thing is wicked. Now someone with the skillz go make it real!

http://www.speedhunters.com/2018/02/expanding-automotive-imagination/
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,999
Posted By Thor
If you really want to Turbo Brick a return into...

If you really want to Turbo Brick a return into the oil pan and you have no welder. you can do what I did with my first +T and go to the hardware store and pick up some brass fittings to cobble one...
Forum: showroom 02-07-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 151,714
Posted By Thor
Anyone know of a good cleaner that can take off...

Anyone know of a good cleaner that can take off caked and baked on brake dust? I mean the kind of stuff that refuses to come off after serious scrubbing with a brush and whatever chemicals are in...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,040
Posted By Thor
I actually removed the rear muffler added a...

I actually removed the rear muffler added a straight pipe extension and a resonated tip. Its aggressive without being obnoxious when cruising
From my project thread...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,048
Posted By Thor
thanks for the clarification. was typing fast and...

thanks for the clarification. was typing fast and from shoddy memory.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,048
Posted By Thor
This is my advise. You want to go V8 right? then...

This is my advise. You want to go V8 right? then Don't waste too much money on this motor be it +T or extensive NA upgrades. keep it simple.

John V has a good formula for this, talk to him for...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By Thor
The local area course is usually hard pack but...

The local area course is usually hard pack but can get muddy if it storms or snows the night or days before.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By Thor
When you say no sways. Is that none on the rear...

When you say no sways. Is that none on the rear or non all around and let the shocks and struts do all the work?

I'm not sure if studded tires are allowed I'll have to look into it. Thanks for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By Thor
Recommendations for SCCA Rallycross Tires and other things

After much contemplation on what to do with my 240 I've decided to try it out in my local NRSCCA Rallycross next season In the Modified RWD group. So I'm taking the winter months to do some...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,048
Posted By Thor
$8,500 +- :omg: gotta pay to play I guess. . . .

$8,500 +- :omg: gotta pay to play I guess. . . .
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Thor
Also keep accessible bolts loose for maximum...

Also keep accessible bolts loose for maximum play. Once seated tighten everything up.
Forum: showroom 10-03-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,968
Posted By Thor
Well, i guess if My 02 F-150 w/ 4.6L ever gets...

Well, i guess if My 02 F-150 w/ 4.6L ever gets wrecked I have a home for the motor in my 240.

Nice Work!:cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By Thor
Nope, after all the head scratching. Turns out...

Nope, after all the head scratching. Turns out when someone asks if you checked the fusses and you say you did. Go check them again. The main 30amp had blown at a hard to see spot. Good times 10/10...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By Thor
Wiring diagrams for the ECU have been attained....

Wiring diagrams for the ECU have been attained. But I am just working with your basic multi meter. No noid light to test injector pulse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By Thor
Hello every one, I'm the other one working on...

Hello every one, I'm the other one working on this.



I'm pretty sure that we got this one plugged in . . . BUT . . . . we did accidentally plug this into what i believe is the blue test plug...
Forum: showroom 08-25-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,795
Views: 2,431,047
Posted By Thor
Looks like Oldschooleuro's car. haven't seen him...

Looks like Oldschooleuro's car. haven't seen him in years. He ghosted himself off the internets from what I can tell.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,231
Posted By Thor
Where did you get your Spartan Locker from. Been...

Where did you get your Spartan Locker from. Been eyeballing a lunchbox locker for a while now.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,218
Posted By Thor
Link to said rally lights.

Link to said rally lights.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,655
Posted By Thor
Just some more info for bilstein Shocks. They do...

Just some more info for bilstein Shocks. They do make 4 different sets that can be used.
----P/N-----(Valving)
34-181539 (131/83) stock replacement sold by IPD FCP . . . .
34-031520 (300/175) HD ...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,491
Posted By Thor
Hey Thanks for the info Towerymt. Makes Me feel...

Hey Thanks for the info Towerymt. Makes Me feel better about my choice in wheel sizes.

Incase anyone is curious it's the Corsa Steel wheels.
https://www.corsasteelies.com/blank-rwrlr/gt-series...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,276
Posted By Thor
Correct, it is latex based paint so thinning it...

Correct, it is latex based paint so thinning it with water is the easiest way. using the HD foam rollers was the best way to keep contaminants out of the paint. I also learned that if you get a ridge...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,491
Posted By Thor
If you find a size that is or was common you only...

If you find a size that is or was common you only need to be used to $5 bills.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,491
Posted By Thor
Looking at online stuff. 225 would be straight up...

Looking at online stuff. 225 would be straight up with no lip protection, better for the 8in rim. Also selection is better. As it is I'll be rolling the fenders. No way around that with those widths.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,276
Posted By Thor
Did some more things the last few weeks....

Did some more things the last few weeks. Installed the B&G springs on the rear while I wait for for my Bilstein struts for the front.

KYB gas adjusts for now on the rear....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,491
Posted By Thor
Tire Size for 16x9 wheels

I've been looking into new wheels for my 240 and I'm stumped on the tire size. It sits on B&G springs so it isn't too low. Looking at 16x8 front, 16x9 rear 0 off set for both. Looking for...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,289
Posted By Thor
I know a lot of people have used stock pistons...

I know a lot of people have used stock pistons for their 16v projects and just used the valve relief milling tool that someone rents out around here to cut the reliefs into the pistons while they are...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,591
Posted By Thor
Subscribed for Future reference! Thanks a...

Subscribed for Future reference!

Thanks a lot! Nice work!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By Thor
He'll probably just pull the one in his current...

He'll probably just pull the one in his current motor and slip it into the other. Problem Solved
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By Thor
you wanna come over and rebuild my B230FT when...

you wanna come over and rebuild my B230FT when you're done. it's been sitting on my stand for almost 18 months now looking pitiful.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,948
Posted By Thor
I don't know much about porting but I will...

I don't know much about porting but I will suggest that you list all the other supporting mods to reach your power goal. This will help the ones who do know what they're talking about to better tell...
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