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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Sam b
Ok, well before you do the MBC you'll also want a...

Ok, well before you do the MBC you'll also want a calibrated boost gauge so you can see how much you're running and have a general idea if you're safe. Second how much power you make depends on how...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,508
Posted By Sam b
Now I ask this, while "interesting" may have come...

Now I ask this, while "interesting" may have come from a word that meant important it still does not mean the exact same thing. Because a frog came from a tadpole doesn't make the frog a tadpole....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,712
Posted By Sam b
Must admit that is super clean and just deepened...

Must admit that is super clean and just deepened my love for Hydras.
Forum: events 10-04-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Sam b
Yeah, I think they go on Friday nights in June...

Yeah, I think they go on Friday nights in June and July, when more people have free time and Nascar doesn't need the track, since they do the racing on pit row.
Forum: events 10-04-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Sam b
Friday night drags.

Hey, just wanted to see if any of y'all dfw guys plan on heading down to this in the summer? I plan to have the 940 ready to push a semi acceptable time and hopefully beat out my buddies v6 mustang....
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By Sam b
This looks a lot like what I'll be doing with my...

This looks a lot like what I'll be doing with my new 940. I'm also a semi broke high schooler. I'll be keeping an eye on this thread.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,068
Posted By Sam b
Damn bro, this is sick! Quick question on the...

Damn bro, this is sick! Quick question on the Do88 I was hoping you could answer. On the website it says the ic piping works on 940s without AC but it looks like you didn't take yours out, did it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Sam b
How would I go about testing my blow off valve?

How would I go about testing my blow off valve?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Sam b
Cutting boost?

Ok so I recently acquired a 1993 940 turbo wagon. The other day I realised that when I go past the kickdown or when I'm just accelerating for a while and make it into 4000+ RPM in 4th, that the boost...
Forum: showroom 07-14-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1,542
Views: 756,529
Posted By Sam b
Definitely agree, looks better in the first pic...

Definitely agree, looks better in the first pic without the hood mirrors.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
This is probably what I'm gonna do.

This is probably what I'm gonna do.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
Swap is pretty much ruled out, I'm still thinking...

Swap is pretty much ruled out, I'm still thinking of a +t. Or I may just but the ipd vx cam if it ever comes back in stock. Yeah I know it will never be fast, I just want it to be not quite so slow
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By Sam b
You have inspired me to at least plastidip my...

You have inspired me to at least plastidip my hydras. Those look clean. Maybe they will look good on a 740
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
So a +t depending on if I can find anything in...

So a +t depending on if I can find anything in junk yards could happen in about a month, but a full swap would have to wait till probably December.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
16, but I'm homeschooled which means I have more...

16, but I'm homeschooled which means I have more time to work and make money than the average high schooler.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
But I did just email some guy about an 850 turbo...

But I did just email some guy about an 850 turbo and if he'd trade for my 740
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
Wagons in general but especially Volvo's are not...

Wagons in general but especially Volvo's are not very popular where I'm at, what I have now sat on Craigslist for $1200 for 3 weeks before I scooped it up. It's at 193k no rips leather interior, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
It's Regina not LH 2.2 and I've seen mixed things...

It's Regina not LH 2.2 and I've seen mixed things on +t Regina
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
I am the youngest son in my family with 2 very...

I am the youngest son in my family with 2 very mechanically inclined older brothers and a whole garage of tools, I think I'll just keep my slow 74O and save up and then keep an eye out for a Bosch...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
Yep it's an automatic.

Yep it's an automatic.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
Would you suggest just a cam and an exhaust and...

Would you suggest just a cam and an exhaust and call it a day?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
I'm going to continue using it as a daily, I just...

I'm going to continue using it as a daily, I just want more power than the tiny amount it has now. I also want something to take to car meets and talk to people about, I'm in high school so spending...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
If I would be happy with under 300 hp would y'all...

If I would be happy with under 300 hp would y'all suggest microsquirt and turbo?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
Do you by any chance of the top of your head know...

Do you by any chance of the top of your head know how much power I could safely get through an aw71?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
I meant save up my money and do the swap.

I meant save up my money and do the swap.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sam b
What to do?

I'm the only Volvo fan in my family, I own a 1991 Regina 740, and im searching for power. Now I'm putting in subs new tires and ipd lowering springs. My options for power are nitrous, cam, and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,587
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Posted By Sam b
Oh man I pity y'all who have to do smog. I love...

Oh man I pity y'all who have to do smog. I love being in a state that doesn't care about the environment as long as you have something older than 25 years.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2017, 12:55 AM
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Views: 112,829
Posted By Sam b
Man that car is so great looking.

Man that car is so great looking.
Forum: showroom 03-29-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,909
Posted By Sam b
That car is my soulmate

That car is my soulmate
Forum: showroom 03-28-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,542
Views: 756,529
Posted By Sam b
This thread is making me wanna chop my springs or...

This thread is making me wanna chop my springs or buy those ipd lowering springs so bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Sam b
Replaced MAP sensor and fixed a intake vacuum...

Replaced MAP sensor and fixed a intake vacuum leak. Issue still persists although now it can start without fluid but it dies when you take your foot off the gas. Also one of the times I drove it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Sam b
Ok so replaced the pump and filter, now it revs...

Ok so replaced the pump and filter, now it revs smooth but dies at low rpm, plus it won't start without starter fluid. It's also throwing a 2-2-1 check engine light. Any thoughts​?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Sam b
Everything looks about the same.

Everything looks about the same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Sam b
It's a '91 I'll check for that this afternoon....

It's a '91 I'll check for that this afternoon. But I'm 90% sure there isn't enough pressure because of the weaker pump.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Sam b
Texas, I just looked and the stock regina...

Texas,

I just looked and the stock regina pump does 52 gallons an hour where the ones O'Reilly's gave me is listed as 18 per hour. I bought the correct one from Rock auto and it should arrive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Sam b
Yeah I unhooked the line and saw the gas coming...

Yeah I unhooked the line and saw the gas coming out. So it's pumping fuel
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Sam b
Regina issues

So bought my Regina 740 wagon in November, the guy told me the fuel pump was going out and that's why it was slow to start, he gave me a pump he had bought but never got around to putting in it. Well...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By Sam b
Do you happen to know a place I can get a b230f...

Do you happen to know a place I can get a b230f 4-1 header or will I have to get it custom?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By Sam b
Yes and it looks like most people leave it na, or...

Yes and it looks like most people leave it na, or swap it to LH
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By Sam b
Regina performance.

Hi I have a 1991 Volvo 740 I was planning on doing a +t with and hoping to get about 160 HP. I then noticed that my car has Regina not LH 2.4. Do y'all have any upgrades y'all would suggest that...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,546
Posted By Sam b
Is it possible to just get a thelostartof cool...

Is it possible to just get a thelostartof cool and pop that in my na ECU and use that for my +t?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,546
Posted By Sam b
Am I missing something or is swapping the ECU as...

Am I missing something or is swapping the ECU as easy as unplugging the old one and plugging in the new one?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 358,476
Posted By Sam b
Is swapping the ECU just a matter of unplugging...

Is swapping the ECU just a matter of unplugging the old one and plugging in the new one? Or is there more to it then that?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,546
Posted By Sam b
OK I've decided I'm gonna skip the eBay and see...

OK I've decided I'm gonna skip the eBay and see what I can find at junkyards.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 358,476
Posted By Sam b
It's it possible to get a turbo to run at like 6...

It's it possible to get a turbo to run at like 6 or 7 psi with no computer work? It'd be on a b230f from a 1991 740 wagon
Forum: showroom 02-06-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,542
Views: 756,529
Posted By Sam b
I have those wheels on my 740. They're just...

I have those wheels on my 740. They're just chipped to hell thanks to the person who had them before me.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,546
Posted By Sam b
The reason why if like to do just a turbo is I...

The reason why if like to do just a turbo is I believe it will be easier and to just add the turbo and everything will take less time then the engine swap. Also do y'all think I could run the stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,546
Posted By Sam b
I can not. My older brother can and owns a...

I can not. My older brother can and owns a welder.

Edit; but I'd prefer to avoid as much welding as possible
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,546
Posted By Sam b
I have searched and looked at +t conversions. I...

I have searched and looked at +t conversions. I just couldn't find anything about the eBay kits.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,546
Posted By Sam b
eBay turbo?

I'm planning on +t for my 91 740 wagon. Would this kit work, and would there be substantial reasons to use it over pulling things from a b230ft in a junkyard?...
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