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Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,122
Posted By James M
I've seen your autocross videos, quite the...

I've seen your autocross videos, quite the beating

Do you have pictures of it before setting it up for a volvo? I was under the impression nissan got the NWC units as most of those guys seem to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,122
Posted By James M
Throw up some pictures If you can. Just to make...

Throw up some pictures If you can. Just to make sure it's the same style of input shaft I'm thinking of. Did you measure the 4cly one to come to the conclusion it was one?

You'll also want a new...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,122
Posted By James M
Really? I was under the impression that the...

Really? I was under the impression that the 300zx used the nwc t5 that has a different style of input shaft&bearing, but maybe that's just the 280zx l28 t5 units. I was thinking about one in mmt Z...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,122
Posted By James M
I missed the talk of input shaft swapping but...

I missed the talk of input shaft swapping but it's dead simple and I've never had a needle bearing fall out in me.

V6 unit is easy enough to get that idea still say it's the beast 5 speed option...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By James M
I run my o2 sensor in the middle of the down...

I run my o2 sensor in the middle of the down pipe, should get the same reading just .0002 seconds slower then before.

I wanna saw the recommended o2 sensor placement is like 2 feet from the turbo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By James M
All the info is out there...one google search...

All the info is out there...one google search away...
But what your looking for is the g80 locker, unless it's a late model 7 series it probably won't have one
Automatic locking.

I noticed it,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By James M
Easier solution is to use the 12 slot tone ring...

Easier solution is to use the 12 slot tone ring off the original open carrier. Just make sure to flatten the tone ring down, if not it will chew up the sensor
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 02:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,243
Posted By James M
That's what caffeine is for, down 3 of the...

That's what caffeine is for, down 3 of the cheapest energy drinks you can buy a day and worry about the heart problems later.
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,243
Posted By James M
Avoid the cutoff wheel you'll be ok

Avoid the cutoff wheel you'll be ok
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,243
Posted By James M
Also from experience but maybe not as good advise...

Also from experience but maybe not as good advise unless that's what your into
Forum: showroom 10-15-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,243
Posted By James M
He's speaking from personal experience it's a...

He's speaking from personal experience it's a very good lesson.

Why paint them if your trying to remove the paint now? If your gonna call slapping down a layer of black rattle can refinishing I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By James M
I know people like the NA Kjet manifolds, if your...

I know people like the NA Kjet manifolds, if your going to weld on injector bongs might as well do that one
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,153
Posted By James M
We just put hella 4x6 H4 conversion bulbs in my...

We just put hella 4x6 H4 conversion bulbs in my GFs 245, made driving at night much better. IPD sells them for ~$150 for a set of outer bulbs.
LED is gross don't do it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By James M
Turbo Kjet idle/low RPM misfire

I've been roped into fixing someone else's Volvo yet again but the magic of Kjet is not my strong suit.

Car:
82 245t, Original Kjet system
Issue is:
Below 2,000 RPM a uneven misfire, not...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,122
Posted By James M
The V6 mustang t5 will work with the transmission...

The V6 mustang t5 will work with the transmission adapters available (or if you make your own) if you swap in a 5.0 inut shaft. Super easy and costs considerably less then an original 5.0 unit...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,212
Posted By James M
My b230f+t was faster then a mk7 6speed manual....

My b230f+t was faster then a mk7 6speed manual. But that was a 23psi and it melted a hole in a piston shortly after.

I don't see the harm in racing for pinks, you can buy the car back from the...
Forum: showroom 10-02-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,852
Posted By James M
One of my 240s has a driver's door speaker that...

One of my 240s has a driver's door speaker that recently started working again when I went over a bump
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,995
Posted By James M
Been driving matcha on lunch and to pick up stuff...

Been driving matcha on lunch and to pick up stuff around town, waxed it some but you can't tell between the smoke/ash and my ****ty camera
<a href="https://ibb.co/vwj5Mr3"><img...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,817
Posted By James M
Damn really? I could have sworn I was trying...

Damn really? I could have sworn I was trying that but I may have been with a normal 4 pin relay, not the Volvo one.

Congrats on getting it inspected, wish CA would be as understanding as up...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,817
Posted By James M
Let me know on that relay whenever you find the...

Let me know on that relay whenever you find the time.

I get an accurate reading on my tac, 800 at warm idle. Not sure why yours would be different. Does it get more accurate when you rev it?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,817
Posted By James M
How'd you go about the fuel pump relay, last I...

How'd you go about the fuel pump relay, last I checked with you it was still a mystery, mines just keyed 12v but if you have it figured out let me know
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By James M
Try the performance and modification section.

Try the performance and modification section.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 02:47 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 44,088
Posted By James M
Sorry the last sentence was worded strangely. I'm...

Sorry the last sentence was worded strangely. I'm saying if the ECU is outputting a duty cycle signal to the TCV then I'm not having any issues with a speed or gear boost limitation because of...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 44,088
Posted By James M
Wastegate pressure is indeed 8psi on my 15g <a...

Wastegate pressure is indeed 8psi on my 15g
<a href="https://ibb.co/H44Yd0t"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/g99wVGS/20200917-175616.jpg" alt="20200917-175616" border="0"></a>

Went threw my wiring and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 44,088
Posted By James M
I was emailing Aaron at vast tuning and he said...

I was emailing Aaron at vast tuning and he said there was not a speed limitation on TCV duty cycle, but I was also reading about gear limitations (so you don't have tons of wheel spin and boost in...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By James M
B21 outputs a signal that works fine with a 240...

B21 outputs a signal that works fine with a 240 tac, so I assume would work with a 7/9 4 cylinder tac that would have been triggered from the coil just like 240.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 44,088
Posted By James M
Seems too simple but it works. Haven't been past...

Seems too simple but it works. Haven't been past ~8psi since I've got the stock NA 240 fuel pump still, need to install the DW300 I picked up. I've messed a little with the TCV but I don't know off...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 44,088
Posted By James M
My brother picked it up a few days before that...

My brother picked it up a few days before that post, super clean and for a steal of a deal.
Yep just m4.4 tach output from b21
Forum: showroom 09-16-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By James M
Yeah I was joking, I'm just saying it looks...

Yeah I was joking, I'm just saying it looks similar for much less.
Honeylake you already have a flathood grille anyways right, seems like your set
Forum: showroom 09-15-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By James M
Looks like a 7/9 grille fitted in a 240 surround....

Looks like a 7/9 grille fitted in a 240 surround. Expect to pay $50 and an afternoon
<a href="https://ibb.co/ky2n245"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/DbfXf9z/20200914-232746.jpg" alt="20200914-232746"...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,817
Posted By James M
Congrats, I want videos indeed, you get that test...

Congrats, I want videos indeed, you get that test drive in yet?

For videos I posted on YouTube, then used the embedded URL option and it worked well for me
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By James M
Nah ide perfer it run on 5 cylinders because it's...

Nah ide perfer it run on 5 cylinders because it's only got 5, not because 3 have low compression:-P

I'll probably get some measurements tonight and look into boxed aluminum as it's gotta be pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By James M
Ide ask for thickness recommendations, but it...

Ide ask for thickness recommendations, but it wouldn't hurt to just hold it up and measure myself.

Needs to clear the filter on a whiteblock, just off the rack but no luck with the swaybar
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By James M
240 Front swaybar spacers

I've seen a few decades old threads about using spacers on the front swaybar bracket to clear oil pans on swapped cars. I was wounding if anyone still uses this setup and if so any recommendations as...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,777
Posted By James M
Pictures show what seem to be polly torque rod...

Pictures show what seem to be polly torque rod bushings, I would hope they would be in good shape but you never know.
Prybar all the things back there and see what moves too much
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,777
Posted By James M
Clunk in the rear scream trailing arm bushings to...

Clunk in the rear scream trailing arm bushings to me. I'd look there
Forum: showroom 09-04-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By James M
Glad to see it wasn't the end of this beautiful...

Glad to see it wasn't the end of this beautiful car.

You could throw a tile or similar tracker in your car for added peace of mind. If it does get taken atleast you know where it is
Forum: showroom 09-04-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By James M
**** dude that's aweful. I'll keep my eyes out,...

**** dude that's aweful. I'll keep my eyes out, hope you find it intact
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 03:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,995
Posted By James M
I was getting 204° off the head, runners 1 and 4...

I was getting 204° off the head, runners 1 and 4 on the exhaust where about 100° above 2&3 so definitely lean there. None close to glowing (all around 5-600) but I did get my 90+ and TD06 hotside to...
Forum: showroom 09-01-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,564
Posted By James M
When are you gonna turn yourself in?

When are you gonna turn yourself in?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,995
Posted By James M
I was told to throw them in the ocean, but I...

I was told to throw them in the ocean, but I guess I'll keep them. I've got quad square era beauty rings, if I find a set of early hub caps to match ill think about throwing them back on.
I...
Forum: showroom 09-01-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,564
Posted By James M
You put them on yet? this is showroom time to show

You put them on yet? this is showroom time to show
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,995
Posted By James M
Kjet fun tonight, chasing after a misfire ...

Kjet fun tonight, chasing after a misfire
Replaced the throttle body and idle plate gaskets, got better but still missing. Looked at plugs and they all matched. Pulled wires and 1 was completely...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,995
Posted By James M
Just the head, original bottom end seems alright...

Just the head, original bottom end seems alright and is running strong.
Need to wax the plate along with the rest of the car, and 2 other sets of Cali blue plates, and three other cars...I'm a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,995
Posted By James M
Matcha is back together and running <a...

Matcha is back together and running
<a href="https://ibb.co/bHLV1J8"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/xmGbhHR/IMG-20200830-201819-01.jpg" alt="IMG-20200830-201819-01" border="0"></a>

Did'nt get many...
Forum: showroom 08-30-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,564
Posted By James M
They look nice on Amazon's, why not a 240. Send...

They look nice on Amazon's, why not a 240. Send pics
I got some for the late style headlights I plan on mounting eventually
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,950
Posted By James M
Did someone say 1/2 drive impact?

Did someone say 1/2 drive impact?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By James M
Spedo? As in the cable driven Spedo? Likely a...

Spedo? As in the cable driven Spedo?
Likely a problem
Forum: showroom 08-23-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,582
Posted By James M
Are you even allowed to make that much power with...

Are you even allowed to make that much power with a redblock outside of Sweden?
Forum: showroom 08-21-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By James M
So should I throw my early 240 steel wheels in...

So should I throw my early 240 steel wheels in the ocean or not?
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