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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By shoestring
I shoulda specified. I know the ipd VX is...

I shoulda specified. I know the ipd VX is slotted, but didn't know if there was a factory slotted piece...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 193
Posted By shoestring
Having done this myself, I will tell you that you...

Having done this myself, I will tell you that you have to change BOTH the EZ116K and the LH unit. Yes, the EZ controls the egr solenoid and the check engine light, but change just the EZ116K and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By shoestring
There were slotted VXs?

There were slotted VXs?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By shoestring
It's the #230 Swedish Mafia Racing 245 LeMons...

It's the #230 Swedish Mafia Racing 245 LeMons car. Dormant, but pretty successful and in the garage.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 47,607
Posted By shoestring
What happened with the info that was in this...

What happened with the info that was in this thread?

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=152021&highlight=ipd%2Aturbo
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 47,607
Posted By shoestring
I was just looking at these and I think I should...

I was just looking at these and I think I should clarify. Our "valve open at TDC" figure is just as it reads on the micrometer as it's being measured. If you if you need to add the 0.015" lash...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,805
Posted By shoestring
Still watching to see what happens.

Still watching to see what happens.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By shoestring
The back cover is cheap and readily available. ...

The back cover is cheap and readily available. Don't dick around. You know what the right answer is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By shoestring
You also may want to consider Seafoam in the...

You also may want to consider Seafoam in the crankcase, per directions. Also, owner neglect does not a lemon make.
Forum: events 08-21-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By shoestring
Swedish Car Day

Just a heads up to all of you in the Northeast that Swedish Car Day is this Sunday, the 25th, at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, Mass. We went last year and there was plenty to see. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By shoestring
Run the SMR230.

Run the SMR230.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,495
Posted By shoestring
Thanks for this...

Thanks for this...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 47,607
Posted By shoestring
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By shoestring
Funny, I thought it was 4mm

Funny, I thought it was 4mm
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,130
Posted By shoestring
You race 3-4-5 because the gear spacing is...

You race 3-4-5 because the gear spacing is tighter than 2-3-4. That said, if you've got a 1031, you're capped at 4.10.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,375
Posted By shoestring
Well I'll be damned.

Well I'll be damned.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,375
Posted By shoestring
Looks like an MAF to me. If you've got a "known...

Looks like an MAF to me. If you've got a "known good" local to you that you could try, that would be good.

Also, and not related, stop buying the cheapest gas you can find.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,256
Posted By shoestring
Like I said, when we switched from MTL to MT85 it...

Like I said, when we switched from MTL to MT85 it cured our 2-3 shift problem. Because of that, I don't think I'd go higher, it doesn't seem as though it would be necessary. Also, this is in a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,256
Posted By shoestring
Well, like I said I run the MT85 in New England...

Well, like I said I run the MT85 in New England and it's not a problem for me. 70k+ miles. In Winter I'm patient with it until it gets warm, but I understand what's going on inside the gearbox and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By shoestring
My buddy and I touched 114 in his 244 w/B230F,...

My buddy and I touched 114 in his 244 w/B230F, ipd cam, M47, and 3.73s.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,256
Posted By shoestring
I like the Redline MT85, because in race...

I like the Redline MT85, because in race conditions it cured a ****load of problems. I am absolutely not a believer in "I put in this chemical/fluid/additive and it cured all my problems!!" but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,130
Posted By shoestring
Sorry dude, I was just messing with Cam here. ...

Sorry dude, I was just messing with Cam here. The Timos throttle body upsizes are from the stock 55mm to 59mm, which ends up being something like an 11% increase in area.

75mm is frikkin huge,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,130
Posted By shoestring
More is always better!! Isn't it?

More is always better!!

Isn't it?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,130
Posted By shoestring
I would love one of the 59mm throttle bodies from...

I would love one of the 59mm throttle bodies from Timos Motor but they seem unwilling to help a brother out...trying to see if I can find a source for just throttle blades, I'll do my own oversize. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By shoestring
Wagons are also noisier, as they are a big metal...

Wagons are also noisier, as they are a big metal box. That said, I love my 245 to death. M47, 320k, driven daily. Like dl242gt said, instant utility. I transported a 7 piece Shaker-style dining...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By shoestring
I would, but I like LH2.4.

I would, but I like LH2.4.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,169
Posted By shoestring
Stock springs with 2 coils cut out and 205/50R16s...

Stock springs with 2 coils cut out and 205/50R16s on Hydras definitely do not rub.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By shoestring
Sorry, that was pretty vague. Mostly it would be...

Sorry, that was pretty vague. Mostly it would be the connectors and terminals found under the hood: MAF, coolant temp sensor, etc. Just like the ones on 240turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By shoestring
80's, early 90's electrical connector ???

Who was the provider of the terminals/connector bodies for Volvo (among all the other Euro manufacturers) in the 80's and early 90's? I think it was Tyco, but I'm not sure. I'd like to be able to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By shoestring
Agreed about the 951. Would be my choice but 561...

Agreed about the 951. Would be my choice but 561 was on hand.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By shoestring
Hey just as a follow up to this: I swapped...

Hey just as a follow up to this:

I swapped the LH and EZ116-K modules for non-EGR -561/-169 non-EGR units and the results are improved (what I would call "proper") cold start idle quality and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By shoestring
AAA batteries are known not very good. I would...

AAA batteries are known not very good. I would check basics like grounds and cables but this sounds a likely culprit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By shoestring
This one measures 80.16mm. The piston stroke in...

This one measures 80.16mm. The piston stroke in the slave is about 18.5mm.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,130
Posted By shoestring
Yup, good writeup. Our experiences mimic yours...

Yup, good writeup. Our experiences mimic yours in that cam timing is best when it's 0 or as close as is reasonable. I really like how this hangs on past peak power. Would make the gear spacing on...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,130
Posted By shoestring
Great result!

Great result!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,031
Posted By shoestring
Throttle blade set correctly?

Throttle blade set correctly?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,130
Posted By shoestring
Your idle AFRs are moving around a lot because...

Your idle AFRs are moving around a lot because your wideband is not seeing enough volume. You may even be getting a negative pulse, depending on how your exhaust is tuned. Ours is reads over 17, we...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By shoestring
1/4" spacer with 1/4" hole, drilled to 5/16",...

1/4" spacer with 1/4" hole, drilled to 5/16", purchased from local Ace Hardware, provided the correct result. Piston stroke is approx. 18mm.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 47,607
Posted By shoestring
Basically what I'm chasing too. Give me a 110...

Basically what I'm chasing too. Give me a 110 lobe sep with an intake valve closing maybe 6 degrees later than a K with 12.5mm lift...I'm in. AGAP grinds look the most like what I'm looking for,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 47,607
Posted By shoestring
Added the Volvo "V" today, and a cam supplied by...

Added the Volvo "V" today, and a cam supplied by klr142 we're calling "OC352" because that's the only marking on it.

Currently I run the V in my 240, which is stock B230F (w/EGR), milled 0.040 for...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,260
Posted By shoestring
Finally found my book on our build. We used...

Finally found my book on our build. We used Advanced Injector in Valley Center, Kansas. We had 8 injectors out of an '88 Camaro L98 done. Bosch # 0-280-150-223. Flow values at 3 bar.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By shoestring
*Deep bow* You're welcome!! Sorry. All day...

*Deep bow* You're welcome!!

Sorry. All day I'm surrounded by people who complain constantly about almost everything (I work at a dealer). I visit TB for a little enjoyment and it's a bummer when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By shoestring
I think it's a distinctively business angle...

I think it's a distinctively business angle called "marketing".

Like a mail-in rebate. Looks good on paper, most people won't do it, they keep their money.

If you don't like it, don't use it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By shoestring
Is this the friggin Debbie Downer thread? What...

Is this the friggin Debbie Downer thread? What the hell you guys...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By shoestring
Youthful optimism.

Youthful optimism.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By shoestring
Does anybody know what the proper stroke length...

Does anybody know what the proper stroke length is for the slave cylinder pushrod? We had it measured at 19mm, at which point the head of the slave cylinder piston is 6mm deep in the cylinder, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By shoestring
Gentlemen, we have a resolution. Throttle blade...

Gentlemen, we have a resolution. Throttle blade was not closing completely and needed to be adjusted in the bore. After doing so and then going back over base adjustments (I used "first contact...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By shoestring
GM dielectric grease, PN 12345579.

GM dielectric grease, PN 12345579.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,824
Posted By shoestring
Does this have the stock M cam?

Does this have the stock M cam?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By shoestring
940 Turbo base idle/hard start wrestling match

OK guys, we need the voice of experience here. Please bear with me as this is our first turbo car experience. Cam (my son and on here as redblockpowered) and I have been messing with the 940 Turbo...
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