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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 350
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: 252
Views: 36,302
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: 766
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: 241
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: 766
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: 33
Views: 1,220
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: 223
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: 640
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: 206
Views: 110,042
Posted By JW240
stuff to mount. ...

stuff to mount.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,112
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: 56
Views: 4,025
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: 119
Views: 16,012
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: 640
Posted By JW240
Yeah. Works great. Even for DD duty. ...

Yeah. Works great. Even for DD duty.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,656
Posted By JW240
Yeah. Agreed. My setup; poly/heim 'hybrid'...

Yeah. Agreed.

My setup; poly/heim 'hybrid' Tq rods, spherical trailing arm bushings, rubber on the front of the trailing arms.
Just so much better than the old worn rubber tab bushings and non...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By JW240
Mine does it too. Truetrack installed with a...

Mine does it too. Truetrack installed with a tone-ring we folded +tack welded over the diff. Made from 2mm steel plate, old style alu cover.

Up to 20 mph the needle just swings around a bit. For...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By JW240
I use an Iveco Eurocargo 3.9 IC. Had to cut the...

I use an Iveco Eurocargo 3.9 IC. Had to cut the lowest 4 rows off and now it fits under the panel in front of the rad. Maybe an option too. No pics online anymore since hosting stopped.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,697
Posted By JW240
24-30 MPG with my B230F+T with manual...

24-30 MPG with my B230F+T with manual transmission.
Is it the NA compression? or just a lowish boost, good tune, healthy block, wasted spark? Dunno.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-16-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By JW240
Sounds very good. We had an older MAN truck...

Sounds very good. We had an older MAN truck diesel and gas turbine for similar tests at the uni I worked. But this sounds like more fun!
Forum: article composition 06-10-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,062
Posted By JW240
I still have them, need to re-host. But...

I still have them, need to re-host.

But wont have acces to the pics this week. Maybe Art's site can help you with the chip pinout, you can trace it. In a few weeks i can have the pics up again.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,011
Posted By JW240
+1 I made a set, works the same as the...

+1



I made a set, works the same as the Kaplhenke set. To replace a 10+ year old set of rubber rear TAB.

Rear end follows imperfections better, smoother. Bit more noise but i attribute that...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,487
Posted By JW240
Wow, nice. Have been following this since the...

Wow, nice. Have been following this since the start, way cool.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,168
Posted By JW240
TIG AC is only thing I can recommend for one-off...

TIG AC is only thing I can recommend for one-off aluminum work. Though these machines are $$ and it takes some skill to use them so I vote against DIY if you never going to need it again.

Go to a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By JW240
I remember when we tuned the acceleration...

I remember when we tuned the acceleration enrichment via Ipdown's LH editor + Ostrich on a B204FT, the map he named acceleration enrichment had exactly this effect. Worked great, we could adjust from...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By JW240
I don't know. On my +T with manual gearbox,...

I don't know. On my +T with manual gearbox, usable torque from 1500 up, smooth from 2000 up. Feels good to 5-5500.
Edit: like below, its not something very wild. In the B230E cars where it was stock...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 110,042
Posted By JW240
And done. TrueTrack fitted too. ...

And done.

TrueTrack fitted too.

http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p496/Botjebotje/240/Suspension/P4295082_zpshilglwui.jpg

Thanks to www.bakaxel.se
Fast shipping, good advice, excellent...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,963
Posted By JW240
I meant on F/E engine. For anything with a...

I meant on F/E engine.

For anything with a power goal under 300-ish turbo hp i would stick with stock exhaust mainfold. The FK is severely limited by the stock turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,963
Posted By JW240
I've heard good things about the Folkrace regrind...

I've heard good things about the Folkrace regrind cams and header (actually having used and driven cars with both).

There is a lot to be said about NA power and and engine bay without all the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,098
Posted By JW240
Stock clutch MC has M12x1 thread. Something...

Stock clutch MC has M12x1 thread.

Something like this

http://www.ebay.com/itm/AN-3-to-M12x1-0-Metric-Stainless-Steel-Brake-Car-Fittings-Adapter-3-8x24-UNF-3AN-/360501521070

Should work,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 67,072
Posted By JW240
Super nice work! 12david34 told me about it, have...

Super nice work! 12david34 told me about it, have been following this for a long time!

Great to see another one saved.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By JW240
I think I have the file somewhere, it was quite...

I think I have the file somewhere, it was quite detailed. Intake/exhaust, two different sized turbo's etc.

Curious how it will run when the boost is turned up! Now it is already super smooth,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,717
Posted By JW240
I saved the M90 940 driveshaft front piece for...

I saved the M90 940 driveshaft front piece for anther project. Front M47 740, rear original from my 240. The shop threw it on the balance machine but i don't see any evidence of altered weights.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 110,042
Posted By JW240
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/id0VPrrD2RVCRXbh...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/id0VPrrD2RVCRXbhWaebbx2HLWK_SXJldlmAtcNXR92KwWkCL-dnHHGiun2uKMw68qEv19uVPjRO0vJNR7eE0l1H3Q-LcBfP9luba1So90VflDIOp3JjK2Eqoq1yLqSiBB2pdklxfFM4oM8XAs4U2DRoICTkxlM3QN0WvN...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,717
Posted By JW240
I'll take a look and pic in the next days, car is...

I'll take a look and pic in the next days, car is on the lift for rear axle swap anyway!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,717
Posted By JW240
On my car I used 740 M47 front piece. The...

On my car I used 740 M47 front piece.

The M90 is 50 mm shorter than the M47, as stated by Wagner.

I recall from memory that the driveshaft length differs 80mm between 240 and 740, when it has...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By JW240
Very nice swap! Super clean and looks like it...

Very nice swap! Super clean and looks like it came from the factory like that!

Would like to do the same (have T6 engine). Here we have much less stuff to worry about when swapping.

Big/small...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,717
Posted By JW240
Way cool, super nice design!! First I...

Way cool, super nice design!!


First I used the M90/AW7X rubber mount from the 940. Seemed to me it didnt work correctly due to the angled (backwards) engine mounts. Trans seemed to sag to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,502
Posted By JW240
My experience with the Lesjöfors springs is that...

My experience with the Lesjöfors springs is that it is a bit too low in the back, at least when used in a wagon. Just put some 70mm diameter/25mm thick discs on top of the rear spring perch and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,502
Posted By JW240
Mine feels kinda the same (with less hp). Up to...

Mine feels kinda the same (with less hp). Up to about 100kmh nice and easy to drive, much faster and it just feels unstable.
Right now I am upgrading the trailing arm-axle bushings to spherical...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 110,042
Posted By JW240
OK! getting somewhere. ...

OK! getting somewhere.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,326
Posted By JW240
+1!! Sad to see him+site go!

+1!!

Sad to see him+site go!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 110,042
Posted By JW240
Thnx! And also for Friday when we visited the...

Thnx! And also for Friday when we visited the Ring with our bikes! :cool:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By JW240
Yeah I also run a normal normally aspirated block...

Yeah I also run a normal normally aspirated block with turbo. Works fine and now for over 7 years already. Has very good power also good mpg.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650
Posted By JW240
The stock turbo on those has a 60mm od 55 trim...

The stock turbo on those has a 60mm od 55 trim compressor wheel in a 0.42a/r housing with integrated CBV. Turbine side is a 0.48 a/r housing with no removable wastegate flange, it is integrated.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 110,042
Posted By JW240
Yeah! Dropped the rear axle. ...

Yeah! Dropped the rear axle.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,758
Posted By JW240
If the compression is so even across all...

If the compression is so even across all cylinders.. Even if it is low-ish, i'd go for it. Sounds more like gauge problem to me. Maybe the check valve in the connector has a restriction, bad gauge...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,635
Posted By JW240
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By JW240
Nice! Thnx for the write up. This has been...

Nice! Thnx for the write up.

This has been on my todo list for some time now. I need to find a parts car..
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By JW240
yes i know. I used and installed both. If...

yes i know. I used and installed both.

If you look at it as a black box (signals in, black box does something magic, signals out) it is not different.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By JW240
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c190/huseinholla...

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c190/huseinholland/Old%20Cars/Wasted%20Spark%20EZK%20Mod/BuchkaWastedSparkWiring_zpsrvmmbglw.jpg

PSU=ground, take from the same spot as the Bucka one
+=5v, take...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 136,813
Posted By JW240
+17 Good to know, im gonna check that on my...

+17

Good to know, im gonna check that on my 240 as well!
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