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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:17 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
Okay John, Roy was wrong. Why don’t you PM him...

Okay John, Roy was wrong. Why don’t you PM him about it
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 598
Posted By PromiseRing
No building necessary, just more bewst.

No building necessary, just more bewst.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:14 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
Don't need to gape. Use your head.

Don't need to gape. Use your head.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:11 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
why tf would a +t not work in the long term??...

why tf would a +t not work in the long term?? There is nothing inherently wrong with the NA block or internals. If anything they make a better DD torquey motor. Have fun with a 7.5:1 CR. Kinda sucks...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:38 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
:uh: yes they are stout. Search any old thread on...

:uh: yes they are stout. Search any old thread on here. It takes quite a bit to kill them so whichever ones you've seen must have been neglected pretty bad. Rods help with being stout, huge big end,...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:26 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
Didn't say they won't go forever, but that...

Didn't say they won't go forever, but that doesn't mean they wear as well as a b21. Idc how many redblocks you've neglected and blown up. Makes no difference to me.

Shut up
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:10 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
Yes also has a lot to do with crank steered vs...

Yes also has a lot to do with crank steered vs piston steered rods. Again, just what I've read on here many many times.

Oh here's something else I read on here from Roy.

I am not a...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By PromiseRing
Youíre right. There was a difference in material...

Youíre right. There was a difference in material used in the block casting and they wear extremely well in comparison to the b230 engines (which also wear pretty well).

But mainly itís the rods...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By PromiseRing
Uhhh no. As far as I know they both use M rods...

Uhhh no. As far as I know they both use M rods and are as close to indestructible as a stock Volvo engine gets. But I havenít done enough research to confirm that.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:41 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
I did. OP should buy a turbo car or deal with a...

I did. OP should buy a turbo car or deal with a slow NA Volvo. Sometimes the truth hurts
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:28 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
:nod: and infinitely more reliable than any ole...

:nod: and infinitely more reliable than any ole Volvo 4 banger. Notice the uprising trend of people putting small blocks in almost EVERYTHING. Itís because they work.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By PromiseRing
Pretty much any b21, and any 90+ b230 if it stays...

Pretty much any b21, and any 90+ b230 if it stays away from knock. Let me guess, Iím wrong? The hundreds of threads Iíve read are all wrong?:roll:

Hell, Iíve seen 300whp on a skinny rod motor for...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:06 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
Heard that lmao Donít need to build an...

Heard that lmao

Donít need to build an engine to hold the boost that Iím happy dailying. Bottom end is good for 300+ whp and my trans is good for 75ft-lbs of torque, so Iím staying conservative...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:41 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
Timing belt is sub 30 minutes dude:e-shrug:...

Timing belt is sub 30 minutes dude:e-shrug: knocked one out yesterday along with a cam seal in 25 minutes flat.

Your guysí insults are weak sauce.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:21 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
Sorry, beyond your workspace and tool collection....

Sorry, beyond your workspace and tool collection.

FWIW, it takes more tools to make 15hp on an NA engine than it does to make an additional 50hp by simply adding a turbo.

Or better yet, buy a...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:29 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
There is nothing you can do with your budget and...

There is nothing you can do with your budget and skill set that will make any NA auto 2/7/9 8v fast. I will blow your doors off in my half-ass turbo conversion manual trans 240, 100% of the time. And...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By PromiseRing
So injectors are constantly being grounded by the...

So injectors are constantly being grounded by the ecu. Are you grounds on the intake manifold clean and tight? How’s the resistor pack spades looking?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By PromiseRing
I have driven a car 2+ hours without having the...

I have driven a car 2+ hours without having the CPS bolted in. On this one it only ran when I *did* mount it improperly. Itís not my car and I doubt the owner will want to replace the bracket. My job...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By PromiseRing
So 1 out of 4 times plugs were wet?:wtf: besides,...

So 1 out of 4 times plugs were wet?:wtf: besides, during the 1 time that they were wet, it was probably from brake clean.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,315
Posted By PromiseRing
You accuse me of not being able to math, but at...

You accuse me of not being able to math, but at least I can read.

I appreciate the attempt to help, but if you’re going to fail to read and then accuse me of untrue things, just stay out.

And...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,315
Posted By PromiseRing
Oh yeah and would that cause a lack of spark,...

Oh yeah and would that cause a lack of spark, too?:roll: give it a rest dude. And I cleaned all grounds AND added a dedicated ground directly from battery to both injector grounds. None of this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By PromiseRing
Yes and if 2 and 3 were both lacking spark,...

Yes and if 2 and 3 were both lacking spark, thereís a pretty good chance they were both lacking fuel as well (which they usually were) which is indicative of a faulty crank signal, since they go hand...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By PromiseRing
Considering I could watch spark consistently not...

Considering I could watch spark consistently not happen, yes, I am 100% positive there was at least a spark issue. And being that these cars are batch fire, I was less concerned with fuel because 1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By PromiseRing
Again, i agree. But it did make it start so itís...

Again, i agree. But it did make it start so itís irrelevant whether we think it would effect it or not. Iíve jiggled all wires multiple times.

My theory is that the mounting bracket is bent...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By PromiseRing
I would think that too. Maybe twisting allowed it...

I would think that too. Maybe twisting allowed it to go further in where it needed to go. I don’t think it’s a CPS wiring issue as I’ve tried 2 or 3 different crank sensors, and the jiggle test...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 04:38 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
Well i turned the crank sensor 90 degrees and it...

Well i turned the crank sensor 90 degrees and it runs fine now. Bolt hole for crank sensor is broken.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By PromiseRing
I do not. Should I be checking for a constant...

I do not. Should I be checking for a constant spark from the king lead wire from the coil while cranking?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 02:16 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
No luck finding a lab scope, and not really in...

No luck finding a lab scope, and not really in the budget for me.

Having no spark on only 2 and 3 is weird, i agree. But I can pull the wire off and ground a plug against the head and see NO...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 12:56 PM
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Posted By PromiseRing
Would it cause no spark on cylinders 2 and 3?...

Would it cause no spark on cylinders 2 and 3? Wouldnít it idle okay if given throttle input?

I will ask around to see if someone local has a scope.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By PromiseRing
Thank you. So those longer non slotted portions...

Thank you. So those longer non slotted portions tell the computer the position of the crank, correct? Is it unheard of to have a dirty tone ring or something else causing an iffy signal?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,315
Posted By PromiseRing
I'm starting to think it's a tone ring issue and...

I'm starting to think it's a tone ring issue and the computers have no idea what is going on/where the crank is at some times. Is it possible that the tone ring is dirty or has something blocking a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,315
Posted By PromiseRing
Would I check CPS output with this?

Would I check CPS output with this?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 11:27 AM
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Posted By PromiseRing
Folks. Turbobricks gods. JohnV. Gagathon. Anyone....

Folks. Turbobricks gods. JohnV. Gagathon. Anyone. Please help my poor ignorant soul. I am far too stupid to work on volvos. I have no idea what I’m doing ever. Don’t even know how I made it this far....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,315
Posted By PromiseRing
If the flex plate was 180 degrees out, would it...

If the flex plate was 180 degrees out, would it run at all?

I’m thinking that cylinders 2 and 3 are not getting spark because the computer doesn’t know where the crankshaft position is at. Gonna...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By PromiseRing
Nah I wasnít talking about a barb, I meant the...

Nah I wasnít talking about a barb, I meant the line running to the injector. Wasnít sure if it was just rubber. My bad yo
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By PromiseRing
You’re probably just blind. Anyway I’m not sure...

You’re probably just blind. Anyway I’m not sure if it’s metal underneath that or if it’s just press fit rubber. Someone knows. But I don’t and neither do you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By PromiseRing
Are you sure it’s not leaking where it 'tees'...

Are you sure it’s not leaking where it 'tees' off? Looks like it’s bent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 96
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Posted By PromiseRing
Wiring diagrams are down too for me. ...

Wiring diagrams are down too for me.

Nevermind. Had to type www beforehand for whatever reason.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,315
Posted By PromiseRing
Swapped the ignition computer and still no...

Swapped the ignition computer and still no change. This car has me stumped
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,321
Posted By PromiseRing
Are yo looking for a relay setup? Pretty sure I...

Are yo looking for a relay setup? Pretty sure I have a spare.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,315
Posted By PromiseRing
Vehicle has BPR6EGP plugs. Not what I’d normally...

Vehicle has BPR6EGP plugs. Not what I’d normally run but should work.

Here’s where we are:
Swapped plugs, wires, distributor, ignition coil (bendix?), bypassed the RSR to confirm 12v to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,315
Posted By PromiseRing
I have checked thoroughly for vacuum leaks, and I...

I have checked thoroughly for vacuum leaks, and I do not believe a small leak would ever cause a no start like we were having. It was definitely spark related. But anyway, i have seen MAP based cars...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By PromiseRing
Here’s a ~4 month update. Had my buddy tow the...

Here’s a ~4 month update. Had my buddy tow the car to my house where i have my own tools and another regina car to parts swap with. Jumped the 91 and it ran, but poorly and would die (as shown in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2018, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By PromiseRing
No sir I just meant cam/crank timing in relation...

No sir I just meant cam/crank timing in relation to each other. I have timed a redblock like 1 tooth off and it idled glass smooth but did what your car was doing. I’d floor it and it would spool but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By PromiseRing
Sounds like you could be mechanically mis timed

Sounds like you could be mechanically mis timed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 811
Posted By PromiseRing
I swear everyone says not to fire the parts...

I swear everyone says not to fire the parts cannon, but sometimes these cars have such issues that are literally so cheap it makes no sense not to, if you know what to fire! They will say you don’t...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,321
Posted By PromiseRing
2.2 wonít make a difference since youíre using an...

2.2 wonít make a difference since youíre using an external switch (so non ecu operated).

I too thought the upper would get hit quicker since itís right after the thermostat.

Hereís a post from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 811
Posted By PromiseRing
^ I thought the 951 was 93+ only

^ I thought the 951 was 93+ only
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 811
Posted By PromiseRing
It’s a logical thing to blame though since it’s...

It’s a logical thing to blame though since it’s such a common failure on the 7/9 cars, and really they are pretty similar to the 2 series. I had to rewire the RSR and Aux fan relay on the 740 because...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 811
Posted By PromiseRing
No RSR on a 240. And to answer your question...

No RSR on a 240. And to answer your question above ďdonít they usually cause a stall and no start when they fail?Ē, my 740 never ever stalled. Ran glass smooth with full power. It was just when weíd...
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