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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By tomasss
...are we discussing 780 or DeLerean here? :) ...

...are we discussing 780 or DeLerean here? :)
I've replaced this temperature sensor on my PRV too so I remember it quite well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By tomasss
One way or another, THAT is the CTS. It's...

One way or another, THAT is the CTS. It's condition is another thing, but the part has been identified correctly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By tomasss
Yes, that is the CTS :nod:

Yes, that is the CTS :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Is this board still alive? :) Anyway...more...

Is this board still alive? :)
Anyway...more progress today. Headbolt threads re-tapped, head surface cleaned, headgasket sprayed both sides with Permatex Copper Spray-A-Gasket Hi-Temp Sealant, ARP...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Also a short video once the conrod caps were...

Also a short video once the conrod caps were tightened to the spec:

<iframe width="1024" height="769" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/20__DR0TdMw" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer;...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Maxpeeding conrods got new bearings & were...

Maxpeeding conrods got new bearings & were connected to the crankshaft, oil splash guard & oil pump tube & oil pan installed too...it's slowly coming together! :cool:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
New bigger pistons from Yoshifab finally arrived,...

New bigger pistons from Yoshifab finally arrived, so I've gapped the piston ring ends and installed the pistons in the cylinders...hooray! :cool:

https://i.imgur.com/VT9xICFh.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Based on the aristg/Gary's >idea<...

Based on the aristg/Gary's >idea< (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6124927&postcount=113) I've fabricated my stainless steel oring guard ring too ;-)

https://i.imgur.com/8KszPLEh.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 57,591
Posted By tomasss
Great idea, I will copy this in my build :nod:...

Great idea, I will copy this in my build :nod: I've tried to fit two seals but that is too thick, this will work better.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,972
Posted By tomasss
The faults for the TCU might be just by faulty...

The faults for the TCU might be just by faulty temperature sensor/wiring and leaky hose that goes to the pressure sensor. Maybe better to have a look and fix it in 5 mins before you start removing...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
The seals that you can still get from the...

The seals that you can still get from the dealership are the input/output seals 9183891-1 and 6843480-1 and also the 978268-1 O-ring.
Other than that you also need the shift linkage seal (Corteco...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Productive evening today...stock valve springs...

Productive evening today...stock valve springs replaced by the Ford 4.6l ones (Melling VS1268). So relaxing job when you have the right tools! :-P

EDIT: Hmm...just noticed that the manual says to...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Oh, ok. From >this post<...

Oh, ok. From >this post< (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6110731&postcount=29) I understood that the HEL units are good, and the same manufacturer (HEL Performance) is in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Means the KL Racing one is not a good fit? Just...

Means the KL Racing one is not a good fit? Just to know...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
I have ordered it from saabits.com...this one: ...

I have ordered it from saabits.com...this one:
https://www.saabits.com/all/volvo-740-turbo-stainless-braided-clutch-hose-kit
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2020, 03:14 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Ok...in case it rattles with the original oil, I...

Ok...in case it rattles with the original oil, I know what oil to switch to ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Transmission filled, sealed and ready for...

Transmission filled, sealed and ready for installation :nod:

I have also ordered stainless braided clutch hose as I have been reading bad experience using the oem hose with a performance pressure...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
I have some Febi API GL-4 75W-80 laying around so...

I have some Febi API GL-4 75W-80 laying around so I wanted to use that, but reading now the >M90< (http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=94325) topic I'll check with Volvo dealership....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,778
Posted By tomasss
Damn, that panoramic window is huge! Cool, keep...

Damn, that panoramic window is huge! Cool, keep it coming :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Finishing the M90...the shifter rod seal has been...

Finishing the M90...the shifter rod seal has been replaced, final checks done and the transmission case is sealed again :)

https://i.imgur.com/9FNWIDuh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/IAQKUMVh.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
M90 stop ring welded. There is by the way very...

M90 stop ring welded. There is by the way very good new instructional video on >>> youtube <<< (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCCR_cPC9y0) ;-)

https://i.imgur.com/6rVvlOgh.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,957
Posted By tomasss
Yes, get rid of the TCU and prevent any future...

Yes, get rid of the TCU and prevent any future headaches :) https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=349043
Forum: website & board 10-09-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,410
Posted By tomasss
Just donated ;-)

Just donated ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
M90 receiving some cleanup & OEM love... Old...

M90 receiving some cleanup & OEM love...

Old seals out...
https://i.imgur.com/JtTVUhIh.jpg

Cleaned, new o-ring and input shaft seal...
https://i.imgur.com/MhkvOehh.jpg

New output shaft...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 329,942
Posted By tomasss
Yes...we need to hear that thing...:cool:

Yes...we need to hear that thing...:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
New piston set will still take few weeks, so in...

New piston set will still take few weeks, so in the meantime I am taking care of the 3rd gear mod of the M90 :oogle: the transmission is apart, now waiting for the gear puller and then the ring will...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Awesome; just to be 100% sure I've sent a...

Awesome; just to be 100% sure I've sent a question to the manufacturer to confirm the VS1268 and VS1632 are exactly the same and there is no advantage of using one over the other one. I am ordering...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
I bought mine from Germany too, it was only 65e...

I bought mine from Germany too, it was only 65e shipping included ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
So the pistons above are unfortunately too small...

So the pistons above are unfortunately too small for my engine because of some misunderstandings. I am getting a new set soon and these are for sale with discount ;-)...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Well after some research it seems there is a...

Well after some research it seems there is a replacement of the VS1632 spring with a part number VS1268. It shows both in the rockauto catalog for 4.6l ford engines and in the interchange part number...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
As far as I understood the head is quite good for...

As far as I understood the head is quite good for the power levels I am aiming (300-350hp) so there were no real upgrades, just cleaned everything and replaced what was worn (lifters, seals, valve...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
INA hydros is what I have used too. What is the...

INA hydros is what I have used too. What is the benefit of the ford springs? Somehow I have missed this upgrade but I could still easily do it as the head is apart...

PS: ok already reading the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2020, 02:46 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Just a bone stock 3516093 booster...also the...

Just a bone stock 3516093 booster...also the adapter I believe is stock, it was all like this from the very beginning.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
So...piston rings installed, also the conrods...

So...piston rings installed, also the conrods from maxspeeding using the assembly lube. Fit is nice and tight without any machining required, looks good so far!

https://i.imgur.com/Qen5AUHh.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
And this is how Christmas in September looks like...

And this is how Christmas in September looks like :)
https://i.imgur.com/XzJN60Lh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Not much has been done as I have been spending...

Not much has been done as I have been spending time on some amazing hiking trips around the world...but at least something. The rusty master cylinder has been visually irritating me for some time as...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
What kind of roller do you use? I cannot find...

What kind of roller do you use? I cannot find anything car specific, is that just a normal roller for painting walls?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Well I definitely don't want to do something...

Well I definitely don't want to do something incorrectly especially in these early stages of the engine assembly...if I do, I would have to take the engine out again. So I appreciate all these hints...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
On the head halves I'll do it with a roller, as...

On the head halves I'll do it with a roller, as the surface is nice and flat.
It is just a sealant that hardens when placed in between two metals, what might be the issue if it's used on the front...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Yep, well the front of the engine block has some...

Yep, well the front of the engine block has some pits and scoring so I was afraid if it will seal properly if the layer is too thin. The amount of the excessive sealant pushed out was negligible, so...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Started putting parts back into the engine...

Started putting parts back into the engine compartment!

Inspired by the >deck plate mod< (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=335951) I have modified my airbox using the 100mm...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Thanks for the hint with the WD40! I have tried...

Thanks for the hint with the WD40! I have tried the white spirit as I had full bottle of it laying around and that works really well too ;-)
So after some jumping around with piece of cloth soaked...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2020, 02:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,428
Posted By tomasss
Great looking 7! Where did you get that "740"...

Great looking 7!
Where did you get that "740" sticker on the rear door?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
More of the "in the meantime" work...pressure...

More of the "in the meantime" work...pressure washed the engine bay today :)

before...
https://i.imgur.com/T1SNmr4h.jpg

after...
https://i.imgur.com/roSacSNh.jpg

It's not perfect as I had...
Forum: article composition 08-12-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 93,427
Posted By tomasss
If the EGTC is faulty or reports high temp, it...

If the EGTC is faulty or reports high temp, it does several things. TCU lowers the boost, EZK retards, LH enriches the mixture in turn to lower the temp. More here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By tomasss
Will do that, I just wanted to have more opinions...

Will do that, I just wanted to have more opinions on it...;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 114,179
Posted By tomasss
Thanks, trying my best to make sure I am doing it...

Thanks, trying my best to make sure I am doing it once and for good :)

The water/oil pipes going to the oil filter were rusty so the rust penetrator has been applied and two layers of hammerite...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By tomasss
Any links for these products? I tried to look for...

Any links for these products? I tried to look for it but I am finding only the gasket sealers that are supposed to be mixed with coolant when there is already a leak.

Thanks...I tried that, this...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,984
Posted By tomasss
Cool car and story! Reminds me the years...

Cool car and story!

Reminds me the years that I've spent with my PRV! Even when I had both the PRV and B204FT cars at the same time...I always loved the PRV sound and smoothness more :nod:;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By tomasss
Scratch on resurfaced head

So...I've just noticed that there is a tiny scratch on my resurfaced head, unfortunately right where the headgasket seals the cylinder...I don't know when it happened, probably when I was lapping and...
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