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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By JW240
Yeah mine has 5 1/4 from the factory with crank...

Yeah mine has 5 1/4 from the factory with crank windows. The stock early 90s grills don't have much space for speakers with a thick rim or that protrude a bit.
With the Grille mounted as it should,...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 186,860
Posted By JW240
Those are 440/460/480 side markers. Nice...

Those are 440/460/480 side markers.

Nice pics. Good to see progress with the +boost project part collection.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,243
Posted By JW240
https://goo.gl/images/G4ByxK Bosch hfm5...

https://goo.gl/images/G4ByxK

Bosch hfm5 could be an alternative too. Found in volvo t6 etc. There is one bigger version even that is used in trucks and it supports up to 1ton of air per hour. Not...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,579
Posted By JW240
Maybe here some useful info....

Maybe here some useful info. https://www.oldtimer-markt.de/rostschutztest
Its in German but one of the better tests. You can easily see per product what it does. Teil 1 2 3 on the bottom of the page...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 570,830
Posted By JW240
Yes. Hybrid is the way to go. Rest rubber,...

Yes. Hybrid is the way to go.

Rest rubber, good, curious how 'hybrid' trailing arms would do on your 240. I'm happy with them but came from worn out aftermarket rubber. So no fair comparison.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By JW240
Depending on turbo you can outflow the maf at low...

Depending on turbo you can outflow the maf at low boost. My +t runs out of injector and is a hair before maf over voltage at 7 psi of boost. Probably not the case here but it can't hurt to measure....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,579
Posted By JW240
Lookin good, nice save man! A well maintained non...

Lookin good, nice save man! A well maintained non hacked 700 series is nice. Some tasteful mods won't hurt it though!
I'd invest in some fluid film and fresh underbody coating?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By JW240
I used 30mm od tubing, 2mm wall. Seamless tubing,...

I used 30mm od tubing, 2mm wall. Seamless tubing, just steel, not stainless. I'd avoid stainless altogether in suspension parts. Don't see the need and it's more brittle than steel (in general, when...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 31,707
Posted By JW240
Great work. Reading, looking, awesome to see!

Great work. Reading, looking, awesome to see!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By JW240
Or get the hoses made by...

Or get the hoses made by http://www.hytec-hydraulik.com/ then go for Ermeto or flare fittings.

Best: universal Setrab cooler. I'd usually recommend the Setrab but I can't disqualify some of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By JW240
Rotornipple

Rotornipple
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By JW240
Nice. Always wondered how difficult/doable this...

Nice. Always wondered how difficult/doable this swap would be!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 84,747
Posted By JW240
Nice, enjoy reading where this is going. I...

Nice, enjoy reading where this is going.

I tried the DIY alignment too but it took some tries to get it somewhat right. Still fun to do, even though i took it to a shop later on.

Beatiful...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,582
Posted By JW240
Nice to hear!

Nice to hear!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By JW240
I'd check the knock sensor. Mine did...

I'd check the knock sensor.
Mine did essentially the same. Any load over sustaining up to 60 mph was OK ish with some stumble (rich spike), bad idle, sometimes wot would be fine though rich. Mine...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 120,151
Posted By JW240
https://preview.ibb.co/btZ9ES/IMG_20180416_143336_...

https://preview.ibb.co/btZ9ES/IMG_20180416_143336_DRO.jpg (https://ibb.co/b905on)

https://preview.ibb.co/nO4y8n/IMG_20180416_145738_DRO.jpg (https://ibb.co/dFEbuS)
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By JW240
A true clutch LSD like found in the pre 1991?...

A true clutch LSD like found in the pre 1991? Cars works at all speeds. Only the G80 is disabled to start locking above 25mph. Something like a truetrack or the offerings from Kaplhenke would be the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 33,780
Posted By JW240
Nice, lookin good! Those tq rods are nice. I...

Nice, lookin good!
Those tq rods are nice. I have similar but homemade and its very noticeable how the rear suspension works better for going fast and is still quite comfy at the same time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By JW240
http://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?512033...

http://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?512033-virtual-digital-dash#/topics/512033

Something like that? Or install a carberry.. Possibilities are endless.

But for now I'd try to get the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,582
Posted By JW240
Never had a knock sensor fail before so I'm not...

Never had a knock sensor fail before so I'm not exactly an expert on that subject. It's easy enough to change. Pn yyyyyy046. Disconnect will probably trigger base timing, not sure.
Mine did back...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,582
Posted By JW240
Don't know how 2.2 reacts but on my 2.4lh b230...

Don't know how 2.2 reacts but on my 2.4lh b230 the knock sensor was bad. Apart from rough running, hunting idle, it was cutting out at any load more than going 50-60mph and sometimes random. Fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By JW240
Water pump is b19/b200 specific in the 360....

Water pump is b19/b200 specific in the 360. Shorter. So compare that with the usual.
How is the oil return made? Looks stock? With a +t it is usually not looking very stock.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,931
Posted By JW240
Provent can be had from China-alixpress much...

Provent can be had from China-alixpress much cheaper O:-)

Going with a provent 200 too on my b230, running in series with the stock pcv box. Homer gave me the idea.
Pcv box directly to turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By JW240
Nope. Stock fuel pumps, regulators filters...

Nope. Stock fuel pumps, regulators filters whatever support plenty, even at high mileages, provided they didn't pump mud fuel all their life.

I've upped the boost on some high mile cars and after...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By JW240
Fwiw, compression test on my +t gave 11.8-12 bar...

Fwiw, compression test on my +t gave 11.8-12 bar compression on all cylinders (cold engine no oil on pistons). Some variation because of valve clearance too. Engine has done 330k km of which the last...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By JW240
My car had a very tiny amount of piston slap....

My car had a very tiny amount of piston slap. When it's running rich with cold engine you can hear it slightly, when it's running leaner (difference between remap) it's not making any piston slap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 848
Posted By JW240
Maybe throw some oil in the sparkplug holes and...

Maybe throw some oil in the sparkplug holes and on the cam. When its only cranking the oil won't be distributed very effectively on the parts that require some form of oil spray. Not that these...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By JW240
sorry missed this. Nope I did not machine...

sorry missed this.

Nope I did not machine the face. Sensor to tone ring distance is something I still need to adjust properly. Used a tone ring of my own design that is made from thicker steel on...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,794
Posted By JW240
yes. Friend has a very late PRV engine in...

yes.

Friend has a very late PRV engine in his Peugeot. Runs great.
I hear there is a very good turbo version available in some rare Renault model.

I'm running a redblock because my car has...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,794
Posted By JW240
I'm too lazy to deal with their stupid design...

I'm too lazy to deal with their stupid design features. Like bolt holes for brackets on the intake mani that create vacuum leaks because thread extends into the mani itself. B28 had ugly manifolds,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By JW240
The 1991 745 rear axle I pulled the alu cover...

The 1991 745 rear axle I pulled the alu cover from (early version of the cover without filter/sieve) used a thin paper gasket.. Maybe you can get away with it!

On other occasions I've used normal...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 24,536
Posted By JW240
Had the same, some brands of poly just dont hold...

Had the same, some brands of poly just dont hold up.

Poly front, heim rear, adjustable, never look back.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By JW240
try...

try http://www.skandix.de/de/fahrzeug-teile/motor/dichtungen/dichtungsdeckel/dichtungsdeckel-nockenwelle/1001174/

Intermediate shaft fits, yes. In a pinch, www.folkraceshop.se has new ones with...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By JW240
https://folkraceshop.se/volvo/kamaxel-volvo-b20-b2...

https://folkraceshop.se/volvo/kamaxel-volvo-b20-b21-b23-b230-b234-folkrace/kamaxel-b21-b23-b230

Need lash caps though.
Forum: article composition 01-26-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,010
Posted By JW240
Great, yes, seen the PM, will get the pics soon!...

Great, yes, seen the PM, will get the pics soon! (not on my laptop anymore, need to dig)
Thanks for the offer and will send them ASAP!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By JW240
If possible i'd swap complete axles. ...

If possible i'd swap complete axles.

Swapping only the diff unit (carrier) with both diffs having the same ratio, maybe, without touching bearings and shims. I think the 2/2.3's use different...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By JW240
I have it too, got it back in the day from Chad,...

I have it too, got it back in the day from Chad, who is now back in the USA. Scanned and uploaded somewhere.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 912
Posted By JW240
I've been quite happy with my 240's off-road...

I've been quite happy with my 240's off-road capacity. Would go quite well if it wasn't lowered (only slightly but still).
Some form of limited slip diff helps a lot. I use the TrueTrack, which...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 53,624
Posted By JW240
Nice car, really like what you are doing. Curious...

Nice car, really like what you are doing. Curious how you'll like the difference between Turbo and NA!
I'm happy it isn't that cold here!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,143
Posted By JW240
It hardens to some kind of waxy surface? Where I...

It hardens to some kind of waxy surface? Where I use it its pretty much non sticky in a few hours/days maybe?
A can is 14 euro here, the big spraycan. I bet you can do 2 coilovers many times?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By JW240
https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/topplocksbult...

https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/topplocksbultar-129-volvo-6cyl-vit-motor.html

Planning to get those for our t6.

Even with modest power goals I would be inclined to use studs since I had...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,143
Posted By JW240
+1 great stuff also good for giving bolts and...

+1 great stuff also good for giving bolts and other hardware a bit of a chance in the harsh winter months.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,263
Posted By JW240
Well my 240 is running a '99 build date Volvo...

Well my 240 is running a '99 build date Volvo brand battery. It's getting a bit weak :lol:
Cool little project.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By JW240
I'm using the 700 series center bearing. I can't...

I'm using the 700 series center bearing. I can't really compare how it was with the stock 240 piece. Fitment wise, you need the dust shields for the bearings of the 700 series too (little money but...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By JW240
Regular bearing wont work (assuming you mean...

Regular bearing wont work (assuming you mean axial bearing).
The parts for the ones I made were about 100$. Add to that some downtime of car because I had to measure the rear axle tabs and a nicely...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 120,151
Posted By JW240
stuff to mount. ...

stuff to mount.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,484
Posted By JW240
Looks good. Nicer than the Folkrace header I...

Looks good. Nicer than the Folkrace header I installed on a 745.

I made a bracket to support the header. Just a piece of 6-8mm thick steel stock welded across both runners (secondaries) and a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 14,701
Posted By JW240
+1! Not sure if its social media or just less RWD...

+1! Not sure if its social media or just less RWD people..
Anyway enjoyed the reading the whole thread following the steps you've taken. I like the cars that are DD and still tuned/modified. Its...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 31,707
Posted By JW240
Amazing work! Read the whole thread more than...

Amazing work! Read the whole thread more than once.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By JW240
Yeah. Works great. Even for DD duty. ...

Yeah. Works great. Even for DD duty.
...
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