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Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By thelostartof
While those are great I do not really want to put...

While those are great I do not really want to put the time and effort into swapping all of the studs and use those nice spacers. Which reminds me I need to install the few sets of longer studs I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By thelostartof
Source for wheel spacers?

What is everyones favorite current source for wheel spacers for fwd wheels?

I know about motorsport tech and I would get a set from there if I was getting another set to keep on a car, same could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By thelostartof
That is great to know, I will not only check...

That is great to know, I will not only check readings but also part numbers and ask the owner if they replaced that part while it was out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By thelostartof
Looks like they are m16x2.0 Now to find a...

Looks like they are m16x2.0

Now to find a reasonable source for them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By thelostartof
Are all late model Volvo tow eye/bolt the same?

I have a c30 here and s40 here that are both in need of a replacement tow eye.

Checking to see if anyone knows the thread pitch of them and if all of the late model are the same?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By thelostartof
So a little more work done, I found a small set...

So a little more work done, I found a small set of 3 holes in the intake hose and a missing air filter. So air filter added and then the intake hose was taped up and no more leaks.

At the same...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By thelostartof
Cap and rotor were checked and look and feel...

Cap and rotor were checked and look and feel good. The tab is not sheered. I will get the timing light on the Coil, but like I said for sure spark out of the coil (tested with a spark plug...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By thelostartof
Ok videos are being uploaded now. RPM sensor...

Ok videos are being uploaded now.

RPM sensor swapped into the 1994 945T i just put an engine in and that car started up fine and ran for the next 15min without any issues. Turned on the a/c and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By thelostartof
Two things on my list to check and test, and help...

Two things on my list to check and test, and help validate my next steps. I do need to find that noide light test set i have around here someplace.

Thank you

And it is a 240 so it takes me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By thelostartof
1993 240 Cranks, almost starts and then dies

Ok so helping a friend with this one.

I am open to idea's.

1993 240, The car had a HG done about 5-10 miles ago, it ran fine and when they went to restart this issue came up and it has not run...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By thelostartof
Way lighter and easier to use, with the m90 fork...

Way lighter and easier to use, with the m90 fork and spacer it killed my leg after an hour of driving. With the Tilton it is much more bearable.

Also I think I just realized why the OP cut the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,285
Posted By thelostartof
Seems like we are missing something, Many of us...

Seems like we are missing something, Many of us have run a 13c with a 3" downpipe/exhaust with a cam upgrade and had zero issues holding 8psi of boost to redline.

Are you using the stock 13c WG...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By thelostartof
Nice post, I am running a t5 with the tilton...

Nice post, I am running a t5 with the tilton setup with the threaded piston.

Myself I did not have to modify anything. I bolted it up and installed and done. Took all of the measurements...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,239
Posted By thelostartof
Sounds like it is running full rich, check for...

Sounds like it is running full rich, check for vac and pressure leaks.

Also what is the rest of your setup? Injectors? amm?

Ideally you want to know what the afr's are. With a fresh reset...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,356
Posted By thelostartof
Good info, thank you. I updated the post and...

Good info, thank you. I updated the post and asked a mod to update the thread title.

Are those block off plates still available from Volvo? I guess I would be surprised if they are, if so that is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 456,194
Posted By thelostartof
Chips work for the quick and easy, but for sure...

Chips work for the quick and easy, but for sure MS awesome if you have the time to wire it up and tune it, best option for those looking for 300+ (doubling the the factory HP).
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 456,194
Posted By thelostartof
I know this guy, try sending a PM again as I am...

I know this guy, try sending a PM again as I am not seeing anything for the last month from you.

I also just have a lot going on personally so I am typically a week or two behind on my first...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,356
Posted By thelostartof
Converting an Pulsair head to useable

Here are a few quick pictures of what took myself entierly to long to get around to doing. As usable 530's are getting harder to find around here the later model PulseAir heads have become a common...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,661
Posted By thelostartof
@20psi of hy35cw air flow it added around 30+whp....

@20psi of hy35cw air flow it added around 30+whp. My trap speed went from 104mph to 107+ with no other changes, same turbo WG and boost pressure.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,661
Posted By thelostartof
Nope, life got in the way and I could never get...

Nope, life got in the way and I could never get it to the Dyno after that pass, since then I switched from LH to MS, added 2psi more and added a big valve head so I hoping when I get back to see over...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,661
Posted By thelostartof
No traction? I did 12.01@115mph @25psi @3200lb...

No traction? I did 12.01@115mph @25psi @3200lb race weight with me in it.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,661
Posted By thelostartof
I used 65lb injectors and dyno'd 301whp. That...

I used 65lb injectors and dyno'd 301whp. That was on LH on a soso tune a long time ago. Turbo was an hy35cw using the stock internal WG drilled to 25mm with a larger puck welded on. This was...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,872
Posted By thelostartof
Yes that is it

Yes that is it
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,872
Posted By thelostartof
For a LH 2.2 car like you have there is a boost...

For a LH 2.2 car like you have there is a boost cut off switch under the dash IIRC. Check under the cluster for vac hose routing and you should find it. From there you can either just bypass it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By thelostartof
If you just put in the 016 without resetting the...

If you just put in the 016 without resetting the ECU you are messing with the scaling learning of the ECU and I would expect it to run crazy rich.

Also it goes crazy rich as those injectors are...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By thelostartof
If it is one of my chips let me know and I can...

If it is one of my chips let me know and I can swap it out for a 012 chip that has more enrichment down low especially for the 19T. (even if it isn't PM me and we can talk)

So those are the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By thelostartof
Ask the person that made the chip to richen the...

Ask the person that made the chip to richen the mixture sooner?

Are you running the stock AMM or 3" with those injectors? Also pump gas or ethanol?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,986
Posted By thelostartof
Are you sure it isn't the center support bearing...

Are you sure it isn't the center support bearing moving and making noise in the trans tunnel?

I have a similar issue on my 945 that has solid (heim) torque rods and I have suspected this was my...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,812
Posted By thelostartof
Good thing to note, but I am running my wastegate...

Good thing to note, but I am running my wastegate as an external vent.

I have my gr3582r turbine housing on hand and I am seeing about having the parts swapped around at my local turbo builder...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,812
Posted By thelostartof
I am using all new -8 plumbing from the tank to...

I am using all new -8 plumbing from the tank to the inline 350il to the stock filter (necks down to -6 coming out of the stock filter, this is not a restriction as a friend is pushing 642whp on a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,812
Posted By thelostartof
Where did you come to this figure? I found other...

Where did you come to this figure? I found other data that says it is closer to .54
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,812
Posted By thelostartof
My afr's are still in the high 11's at that RPM,...

My afr's are still in the high 11's at that RPM, even if the pump wasn't able to supply enough fuel shouldn't I see the afr lean out?



DSM CAS with the Yoshifab High res disc. the 3rd gear...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,812
Posted By thelostartof
On my old setup I was right around the 400whp...

On my old setup I was right around the 400whp area and had zero issues. It was after I added the big valve head that these issues showed up. So while 400whp is one thing but the extra flow from...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,812
Posted By thelostartof
While timing might be an issue, this is the same...

While timing might be an issue, this is the same map I was running on the older motor without any issues. I was actually running more timing on the old setup and I would rev to 7000rpm just fine. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 22,458
Posted By thelostartof
latest set of updates, I have removed the conical...

latest set of updates, I have removed the conical turbine housing off the 19t and swapped on a flat flange housing with a 3" vband welded on it

http://thelostartof.net/rps20200215_220251_443.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,812
Posted By thelostartof
When I turned the boost down to 10psi i get what...

When I turned the boost down to 10psi i get what almost feels like a really soft rev limiter at 6500rpm, see below. FYI these are not set to the same scale of time, this is just to show how it sits...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,812
Posted By thelostartof
Unable to rev past 6000rpm in 3rd, valve float or turbine restriction?

Ok so after talking to my machine shop who put my head together I am trying to figure out why my b230 seems to have issues going over 6000pm.

My setup is b230f w/ upgraded rods
2mm larger intake...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By thelostartof
https://www.deatschwerks.com/fuel-calculators/flow...

https://www.deatschwerks.com/fuel-calculators/flow-vs-pressure-calculator

400bhp (at the engine) is doable on the stock rods, I was around that power for the last 6+ years on stock rods without...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,486
Posted By thelostartof
That is an external Wastegate, the Blow off valve...

That is an external Wastegate, the Blow off valve goes on the intake side (typically replaces the stock CBV)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,106
Posted By thelostartof
I have seen many a turbo that leak, the backing...

I have seen many a turbo that leak, the backing plate seal on garrets and mitsu's are known to leak and cause issues.

Either way a pressure test with some soapy water can find all kinds of...
Forum: showroom 01-10-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,521
Posted By thelostartof
Why not just have them redrilled so they bolt up...

Why not just have them redrilled so they bolt up and do not require spacers?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By thelostartof
If the 940 is a turbo model then it has LH 2.4...

If the 940 is a turbo model then it has LH 2.4 and EZK. If it is n/a then you will need to determine if it is a Federal spec car or Cali spec (LH 2.4/EZK or Rex/Regina).

Why are you wanting to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,725
Posted By thelostartof
I ran this header for 4+ years without any issues...

I ran this header for 4+ years without any issues on my Regina car, it has a bit more interesting exhaust note. Power felt a little smoother but the entire car is such a bastard who knows these...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,063
Posted By thelostartof
J Pipe will not work off the N/A manifold with...

J Pipe will not work off the N/A manifold with the turbo oil cooler so you will have to ditch that.

Why are you replacing the 90+? What is failing? I have never had one fail on me to the point I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,341
Posted By thelostartof
Can do you a datalog of the issue? Is the...

Can do you a datalog of the issue?

Is the car an auto or manual?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By thelostartof
I love that chart. ...

I love that chart.

https://www.fiveomotorsport.com/227u-bosch-ev14-us-domestic-long-fit-uscar/

Bosch data with part numbers and flow...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 22,458
Posted By thelostartof
Well after a bit of driving today, with the...

Well after a bit of driving today, with the yoshifab flywheel and clutch it is a bit rough to drive, very little throttle let's a lot of air in so I am needing to adjust how I drive it. Also...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 22,458
Posted By thelostartof
The larger 960 / 850na TB. I have the same setup...

The larger 960 / 850na TB. I have the same setup on my 744 with the same intake manifold.

And I also have the same larger TB on my 944 n/a with the stock intake manifold.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 22,458
Posted By thelostartof
I finally got the car all back together,...

I finally got the car all back together, everything went fairly smooth despite some semi major issues (bolt holes in TB Flange not drilled even close to straight or matching). But the car started...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By thelostartof
Myself in my Daily i run E54 (local station tests...

Myself in my Daily i run E54 (local station tests out between E54-E65 regularly) with a 19T @ 20psi. I am running my own custom tune with a 3" AMM and 60lb/hr injectors. Before I ran the same...
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