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Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 96
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Posted By ryan242v
http://pauter.com/parts/rods/volvo/ Incase...

http://pauter.com/parts/rods/volvo/

Incase you want to spend $1,300. Very nice rods though. From all the research I've done an I- Beam rod seems to be stronger and lighter than H-Beams. To each...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By ryan242v
One would think for $180 some simple instructions...

One would think for $180 some simple instructions would be included. Go figure.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,194
Posted By ryan242v
Ahh gotcha! Did not know it sensed heat. I know...

Ahh gotcha! Did not know it sensed heat. I know They need to get hot quickly but wasn't aware it was looking for heat. Wonder if it could be wire tied to the exhaust or near the turbo and get that...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,194
Posted By ryan242v
This is where I got my kit a few years ago for...

This is where I got my kit a few years ago for dirt cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,194
Posted By ryan242v
Wonder if that black kit is stainless or not? ...

Wonder if that black kit is stainless or not?

Prices will continue to rise since they're not made any more. The turbo back kit isn't listed at all on their website. That being said, I paid $350...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,194
Posted By ryan242v
OBX doesn't make the turbo exhaust anymore, so...

OBX doesn't make the turbo exhaust anymore, so only place to find is a random place that still has some stock.

And as stated, OBX kit doesn't have a cat. Same chassis for 850 to 2004 c70 so...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 10,710
Posted By ryan242v
Boost leak will be different than a vacuum leak....

Boost leak will be different than a vacuum leak. Like a certain hole may be an issue under boost but not notable under vacuum.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By ryan242v
Can't believe you're going through effort for...

Can't believe you're going through effort for that stupid 944 lower sweep tach! To each their own I suppose.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,676
Posted By ryan242v
Dude head bolts are dirt cheap! Why even would...

Dude head bolts are dirt cheap! Why even would you reuse them? It's hard to tell if the bolts are still good until they break. The bolts stretch and twist during initial torque and stretch more...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,676
Posted By ryan242v
Yes head studs are worth the money. Whether you...

Yes head studs are worth the money. Whether you need them or not is a different story and doesn't really matter. ARP head studs are far more resistant to stretching, which prevents the head from...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By ryan242v
Lot's of info out there, just need to search. ...

Lot's of info out there, just need to search.

Ford Mustang V8 T5, 960 bellhousing, 850 pressure plate and release bearing.

Same trans as for redblock swaps. Deeworks for the adapter.

Search...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By ryan242v
https://www.yukongear.com/productdetails.aspx?Prod...

https://www.yukongear.com/productdetails.aspx?ProdID=13168

3.08 gearset. But you'll need a carrier for 3.54 or lower gears.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,691
Posted By ryan242v
http://ttvracing.com/products/?manufacturers=volvo...

http://ttvracing.com/products/?manufacturers=volvo&engine=volvo-b230&type=flywheels

These folks make one or two flywheels for Volvo applications. 184mm for multi disc setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By ryan242v
Hp's only matter on the dyno. Improving throttle...

Hp's only matter on the dyno. Improving throttle response will be quite noticeable on the street. If you want big power sleeve the block, light forged pistons with longer rods, big turbo and tubular...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By ryan242v
Leaving it stock will be best fuel economy....

Leaving it stock will be best fuel economy. Anything you change to add power is going to lower fuel economy.

That being said, the 2.4t lpt has higher compression ratio and thinner cylinder walls...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,922
Posted By ryan242v
Ahh dookie KYBs! Hope they last longer than a...

Ahh dookie KYBs! Hope they last longer than a month for you.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,536
Posted By ryan242v
Super budget would be slapping that head back on...

Super budget would be slapping that head back on and go to town. Any grinding materials are going to cost money. Once you pull the head apart you might as well do a valve job and stem seals, guides...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,189
Posted By ryan242v
I'm a straight up kinda guy. Why lower the power...

I'm a straight up kinda guy. Why lower the power band? Just revv that beater!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,974
Posted By ryan242v
K24 is the stock 911(930) turbo size and a K27 is...

K24 is the stock 911(930) turbo size and a K27 is the common upgrade, typically on a 3.2 or 3.3 liter six cylinder with lots of lag.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,189
Posted By ryan242v
Why not remove cover, adjust cam timing, then...

Why not remove cover, adjust cam timing, then reinstall cover?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,943
Posted By ryan242v
There's another issue. Fluid should be ATF and...

There's another issue. Fluid should be ATF and red in color, not amber.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,943
Posted By ryan242v
As with everyone else that complains about brand...

As with everyone else that complains about brand new clutches slipping--- Did you break in the clutch? 500-1,000 easy miles of driving ? Or dive right in to full boost launches?

If a used clutch...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,520
Posted By ryan242v
White and blue injectors are the exact same flow...

White and blue injectors are the exact same flow rate.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By ryan242v
When I search Vast Tuning only the old articles...

When I search Vast Tuning only the old articles pop up from them closing in 2012 and I can't find the website. Searching Beust Tuning and the site comes up and the site was last modified in 2017.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By ryan242v
They just changed from Beust Tuning to Vast...

They just changed from Beust Tuning to Vast Tuning like a month or two ago. I'm assuming they're still in business, could br busy with merge perhaps. Not sure though.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By ryan242v
Vast Tuning sells euro R tune ecu's that are 4.4...

Vast Tuning sells euro R tune ecu's that are 4.4 for 110 usd. Or you can get an untuned 4.4 ecu setup with bootloader switch to tune yourself for something like 135 usd.

Not sure, but I believe...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By ryan242v
Check out "Vast tuning", formerly Beust tuning....

Check out "Vast tuning", formerly Beust tuning. They have 4.4 ecu's, either open source to tune yourself or they can tune via data logging.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By ryan242v
Well you need to have the ecu tuned for the...

Well you need to have the ecu tuned for the bigger injectors and bov. Plus, the bigger turbo, intercooler, downpipe etc. are going to affect the tune.

Need to tune the thing!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,728
Posted By ryan242v
Plus.........my local PnP lists a rod and piston...

Plus.........my local PnP lists a rod and piston for $20, $80 for the set. A short block isn't much more expensive, will save time and was professionally built.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,728
Posted By ryan242v
If you have the tools to pull pistons and rods...

If you have the tools to pull pistons and rods you have enough tools to just swap the long block or short block if trying to be extra cheap.

But, personally I can't understand why anyone would go...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,659
Posted By ryan242v
Rods are cheap and easy to change. If you want...

Rods are cheap and easy to change. If you want more than 350 ft lbs of torque upgrade rods. These engines will make a ton of torque real quick and easily. Most tuners are trying to eliminate fast...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,392
Posted By ryan242v
Real easy. Pretty much swaps itself.

Real easy. Pretty much swaps itself.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,497
Posted By ryan242v
This is true for any Volvo. Any car really.

This is true for any Volvo. Any car really.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,497
Posted By ryan242v
The headlights wiper motors do have weight that...

The headlights wiper motors do have weight that could be shed! It's what the Swedes do, so pretty much coolest thing ever.

For the Op- These cars aren't cheap to mod, get that wallet ready. What...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,715
Posted By ryan242v
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/FH-6VPQtFfat2onw...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/FH-6VPQtFfat2onwbqKKsLt_WP9PhlH1zSZBU9-mdkOuLSabJMyPFxN3zdIDG4u838xADDjis9blEiPjnKw9a1twMf0JeqorFf_6qcmDQpm7n5VbEiflvNZGfRMqttM-dLH6DDKIts8j8__jdCT_YjCP4t04eVbt8C53ZJ...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,715
Posted By ryan242v
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Wb8LpcJ-ETvOM890...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Wb8LpcJ-ETvOM890DhJ4oZxcRyTdCO8mKkQfHsiNKN_N8U_YJOTvO9pBe0mIUGV6_yrLJ8KXYFlegeOBoQQJBLJraQZ_nS4rVUJDttL5QU49xB-Pu_ynpewE6MNYQWM9swIVathqiPxVobCdKkUKeA2c71p9tlskLW4wyq...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By ryan242v
What car?

What car?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,715
Posted By ryan242v
If you're using stock diameter springs there is...

If you're using stock diameter springs there is very little room to play. It's not going to match previous marks either because in any position they start with more caster and camber. I matched the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,509
Posted By ryan242v
Phenomenal sentence structure!

Phenomenal sentence structure!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By ryan242v
Does the turbo still spin and are both impellers...

Does the turbo still spin and are both impellers still connected? No boost made when a turbo seizes or breaks the shaft.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By ryan242v
Not exactly. Your time is worth money, unless you...

Not exactly. Your time is worth money, unless you don't get paid anywhere. Let's say you make $20 an hour at your job, for every hour you're working for free you're not making $20. It can add up...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By ryan242v
Sounds good! I'll keep an eye out for those, I...

Sounds good! I'll keep an eye out for those, I browse your website pretty regularly.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By ryan242v
$600 if I want to run stock style springs. Sure...

$600 if I want to run stock style springs. Sure $390 for the op cause he's doing coilovers. I'm always thinking of myself and I want stock springs. I just put your budget plates on my bone stock 244...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By ryan242v
No budget pieces for the p80 cars. $600 for strut...

No budget pieces for the p80 cars. $600 for strut mounts isn't cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By ryan242v
Are the camber plates curved or flat? BC...

Are the camber plates curved or flat?

BC Racing coilovers are about that price and from FCP they get lifetime warranty. But what can I say since I bought bilstein hd and new dookie rubber spring...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By ryan242v
Replaces sub frame and torque rods.

Replaces sub frame and torque rods.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,753
Posted By ryan242v
Use google buddy! Google search your exact...

Use google buddy! Google search your exact question and all kinds of info pops up, lots from this site. Guess what? You figured out some technical stuff all on your own! Lots of people ask really...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,753
Posted By ryan242v
Hopefully you're kidding about it taking you all...

Hopefully you're kidding about it taking you all day to figure that out?

And if you think it was a simple answer than you are certainly downing your own abilities if it took you all day to figure...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,753
Posted By ryan242v
Not exactly. Keep researching.

Not exactly. Keep researching.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,753
Posted By ryan242v
You have finally learned to fish! Welcome to the...

You have finally learned to fish! Welcome to the club.
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