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Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,540
Posted By Acke
Are your rotors coated? I installed coated,...

Are your rotors coated? I installed coated, drilled and slotted mtec rotors with greenstuf and brembo pads and had som squeal and humming during the break-in period, especially in the rear. It was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By Acke
You probably don't find any reports because those...

You probably don't find any reports because those clips aren't stock. Normally there aren't any.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Acke
Sounds like it´s okay. IIRC the holes fore the...

Sounds like it´s okay. IIRC the holes fore the head guide sleeves are also bigger, so the gasket would't even fit upside down without some violence. The holes also line up all wrong if you try to put...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,956
Posted By Acke
I have a straight 7 hotside that is supposed to...

I have a straight 7 hotside that is supposed to be from a volvo 13G. Part # 115 89 11810 7. Left in the pic, right is a conical 6. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,962
Posted By Acke
Or get theese if the old control arms are in a...

Or get theese if the old control arms are in a bad shape.
http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/suspension-steering/axle-mounting/steering-links/strut-control-arm-front-axle-adjustable/1008382/...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,962
Posted By Acke
Those seem to be for the sedan model, the back...

Those seem to be for the sedan model, the back springs are way too loose for wagons from what I've heard.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,181
Posted By Acke
I've been running a simons cat-back on my 940 for...

I've been running a simons cat-back on my 940 for years, and I'd say they're good quality. Fitment was good, sound is good and it's still in decent shape (the cheap aftermarket stuff tend to rust to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By Acke
Here's some good advice:...

Here's some good advice: https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/HeatingAirConditioning.html#960ACVentStopsWorkingUponAcceleration
Vacuum leaks in the engine compartment would be the easiest to start with,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,023
Posted By Acke
If the oil was 10w a change to 5w or even 0w...

If the oil was 10w a change to 5w or even 0w would be great. A redblock should start at -30c/-23f if everything is ok. Mine usually have been turning slowly, but still started quickly on gasoline...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By Acke
https://www.bildelsbasen.se/se-sv/Volvo/VOLVO-240/...

https://www.bildelsbasen.se/se-sv/Volvo/VOLVO-240/1979_1980/Frontdetaljer/Str%C3%A5lkastare/H%C3%B6ger/ID-30678445/
That type? Says H4 on the back cover.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By Acke
Did you verify that the sender unit float(? the...

Did you verify that the sender unit float(? the white plastic thingy) moved freely when reinstalled? I had some problems with getting it to move freely when I installed an AEM pump, it wanted to get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By Acke
Factory size was 15mm, but I've seen them...

Factory size was 15mm, but I've seen them replaced with 17mm as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By Acke
The dual-mass flywheel can get tired, and starts...

The dual-mass flywheel can get tired, and starts bottoming out under load. Especially with higher boost than stock. It also restricts the available clutch/pressure plate options compared to a solid...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By Acke
E-codes have room for LEDs. According to a test...

E-codes have room for LEDs. According to a test in a car and technics magazine, the light pattern is even surprisingly good in H4 LEDs, IF the diodes are placed in the right place and there are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,945
Posted By Acke
That's normal. My blocks have looked the same.

That's normal. My blocks have looked the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,103
Posted By Acke
Didn't measure. But I would expect that the AMM...

Didn't measure. But I would expect that the AMM bottomed out at higher revs and duty cycle was 100%, since the AFRs were low in the upper register. Upgraded to -012 AMM and 668cc/mn injectors shortly...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,103
Posted By Acke
98 is good. And since larger turbos were brought...

98 is good. And since larger turbos were brought up, the -016 AMM and stock injectors were also ok with a 19T straight #7 at 0,9-1 bar. Probably far from optimal, but still decent AFRs (~11) with...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,103
Posted By Acke
1) Not necessarily, but the stock IC is...

1) Not necessarily, but the stock IC is restrictive and the plastic is brittle. A full alu IC offers better flow and cooling.
2&3) Stock injectors, -016AMM and 1bar showed ~11AFRs at WOT. So no, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,817
Posted By Acke
I've been using a nissens core for eight years...

I've been using a nissens core for eight years now. It's ok, but not as good as the original. The problem is less heat at cold weather, but until -5 to -10C it's sufficient.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Acke
https://www1.garaget.org/gallery/images/72/71222/7...

https://www1.garaget.org/gallery/images/72/71222/71222-d70ca6eff59447d209d7d837274895e9.jpg
The little one on the top? Goes to the top of the radiator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Acke
You mean the hose connecting the radiator with...

You mean the hose connecting the radiator with the expansion tank?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,751
Posted By Acke
If it's broken in the head it's a PITA to get...

If it's broken in the head it's a PITA to get out. I just had the same problem, took the head off and had a shop remove and replace the bolt. That costed just under 200€, but included some other work...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,809
Posted By Acke
Oil separator box and front seals - check for...

Oil separator box and front seals - check for leaks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,010
Posted By Acke
This. If it's broken the IPD bosch replacements...

This. If it's broken the IPD bosch replacements are probably really good. I bought cheaper ones (A.B.S branded) and they've worked great so far.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,010
Posted By Acke
Have you measured the resistance of the ABS...

Have you measured the resistance of the ABS sensors? I had similar symptoms in a 745 because a bad ABS sensor. Your symptoms seem quite similar, apart from the fact that mine never locked the brakes...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,610
Posted By Acke
Yes

Yes
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 77,057
Posted By Acke
Can you ever bee satisfied when it comes to...

Can you ever bee satisfied when it comes to power? :lol: It provides decent power and fast spool, and beeing bolt-on is nice. I'd say its a really good choice for a daily. As long as I'm summer...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 77,057
Posted By Acke
I've been running a kinugawa fwd 19t upgrade on a...

I've been running a kinugawa fwd 19t upgrade on a straight 7 hotside for two years now, and it works fine. The kits o-ring that seals the compressor housing was too thick/hard and I had to get an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By Acke
The seller listed it as -97 940. I had those on a...

The seller listed it as -97 940. I had those on a -91 as well. IIRC 960 had rounder switches, but 740 is the same style as 940.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By Acke
There are separate front and rear fog light...

There are separate front and rear fog light swiches that I guess could be used for what you're planning....
Forum: showroom 07-29-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9,452
Views: 3,091,205
Posted By Acke
https://www1.garaget.org/gallery/images/72/71222/7...

https://www1.garaget.org/gallery/images/72/71222/71222-e3acedc2bbe5d583359959e993d23259.jpg
Grandpamobile at VRCF track day at Ahvenisto race circuit.
Pic by mikk_ (flickr.com/people/28456025@N04/)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,261
Posted By Acke
The end tanks are cast in the KL cooler as well....

The end tanks are cast in the KL cooler as well. And I agree with Fa182:s comments on the cooler, fits and works nicely. I didn't have to drill any new holes in the brackets, just extend the old ones...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,298
Posted By Acke
I have the exact same problem and have done the...

I have the exact same problem and have done the same checklist You have listed here. I also had a ABS sensor hitting the sensor ring slightly, but that made a whining sound at highway speeds and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,554
Posted By Acke
205/55-16 on 7" wide ET 20 rims in the front with...

205/55-16 on 7" wide ET 20 rims in the front with BC:s is a tight fit, but works. The tires almost rubs the BC strut/coil.
Also, that control arm washer seems to be on the wrong way.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,600
Posted By Acke
Most texts about it seems to have disappeared,...

Most texts about it seems to have disappeared, but I remember reading about it. Here's something:
https://www.volvoforums.org.uk/showthread.php?t=194875
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,311
Posted By Acke
Should be 883082999765

Should be 883082999765
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By Acke
I had vibrations/noise with my M90 940 with 13C...

I had vibrations/noise with my M90 940 with 13C at ~1bar and load when under 3000rpm. They eased a bit with new HD rear springs, but still occured at gears 3 and up. Always at about 2000-3000rpm....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By Acke
Yes, the welding makes it more or less impossible...

Yes, the welding makes it more or less impossible to be approved as a whole. So it's still a slight gamble, even it has all the other info needed.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By Acke
Don't have it at home and it's in finnish, but...

Don't have it at home and it's in finnish, but IIRC it says something like the parts are TÜV approved and suitable for the car (car model, axle masses and the rage of adjustability). Nothing too...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By Acke
Sorry, I meant no problems after one year of use,...

Sorry, I meant no problems after one year of use, including one trackday. Found a pic of the front strut here on the forum:
http://i702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/bataangpinoy/suspension002.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By Acke
BC is bolt on apart from that you have to weld...

BC is bolt on apart from that you have to weld the strut to your existing spindle. The adjustment for the rear shock absorber is placed in the top, which means it has to be dropped to be adjusted. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,296
Posted By Acke
Go crazy on the body work, like this guy: ...

Go crazy on the body work, like this guy:
https://kulmamies.kuvat.fi/kuvat/Volvo+162+M3/5.+Valmiina/DSC09264.JPG/_img1280.jpg
Build thread with more pics:...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,194
Posted By Acke
It's good for a stock(ish) setup. At higher boost...

It's good for a stock(ish) setup. At higher boost pressure it doesn't cool the air as effectively as a do88/KL and there's a risk that the plastic ends pop off. I saw a 0,1-0,2 bar boost pressure...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,194
Posted By Acke
The KL racing is nice, I suppose the do88 is very...

The KL racing is nice, I suppose the do88 is very similar. Needed to trim the rubbers on brackets a little with the KL.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 64,359
Posted By Acke
Looking nice. Out of curiosity, have you planned...

Looking nice. Out of curiosity, have you planned vents for air cirkulation in the cab? Just thought about it when I saw the original ones in the back.
Forum: showroom 08-13-2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 121,863
Posted By Acke
Build thread for that S70 if anyone's interested...

Build thread for that S70 if anyone's interested (https://www.vrcf.fi/foorumi/index.php?topic=64318.0)

More function>form:
https://www1.garaget.org/archive/72/71222/200083/200083-3828608.jpg
940...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,975
Posted By Acke
As stated, chips (LH and EZK) and 1 bar boost is...

As stated, chips (LH and EZK) and 1 bar boost is a cheap but good start. Then a better exhaust and IC. This will get You around 200 hp.

I don't think Scandinavia got 940 with ET engines.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2017, 03:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,576
Posted By Acke
I just noticed the same on a b230fk + 19T with 3"...

I just noticed the same on a b230fk + 19T with 3" DP and 2,5" exhaust. I can easily reach 7-8psi and it feels like the car goes nowhere, AFR stays in stoich for a while. Then, as soon as AFR starts...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,247
Posted By Acke
I have a turbosmart copy that I tried to use with...

I have a turbosmart copy that I tried to use with the FK actator, spiked 15psi+ as well. The spring seems to be too hard in these things. Changing to a softer spring or building an adjustable spring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By Acke
Found this at fcpeuro: "Volvo Control Arm Stay...

Found this at fcpeuro:
"Volvo Control Arm Stay Bushing - Genuine Volvo 1359599
Original control arm stay bushing, 4 per car

This bushing is designed and intended to be used with control arm...
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