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Forum: aftermarket engine management Today, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By VB242
Have you tried reloading the firmware?

Have you tried reloading the firmware?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By VB242
A papr is not tb cheap, I thought we were talking...

A papr is not tb cheap, I thought we were talking home Depot/Lowes, the 2 cartridge paint respirator would do a good job on a properly shaved face or he could let his wife/girlfriend do the work,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By VB242
Mmmkay, if you say so, date of your last...

Mmmkay, if you say so, date of your last respirator fit test? Mine was June 6th. Don Johnson 5 o'clock Shadow you might get some benefit, anything longer and air takes the past of least resistance,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 197
Posted By VB242
The side to side pressure adjustment is super...

The side to side pressure adjustment is super simple, on the car it's about 10 minutes worth of work, not sure why you're not trying that first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 197
Posted By VB242
There is an adjustment you can make, from what I...

There is an adjustment you can make, from what I remember was removing a little cover and turning the adjustment opposite to what the instructions in the Haynes manual said to do
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 743
Posted By VB242
Yes after researching I discovered the Pistons...

Yes after researching I discovered the Pistons are 96mm in the aq151. If I can get cheap free transportation and a reasonable price I would consider getting the block, pistons, crank and 13mm rods...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 743
Posted By VB242
M rods are 146mm, not a bolt in solution. China...

M rods are 146mm, not a bolt in solution. China Bay H beams however should do the trick. I just bought this B21 as a just in case I ventilate my current engine but 2.5L would be nice, I wonder what...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 743
Posted By VB242
I will do some research, I have another B21 with...

I will do some research, I have another B21 with M rods, need to see if they'll bolt in.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 743
Posted By VB242
I run a B21 without squirters, good...

I run a B21 without squirters, good heavens,omfg,SMH, and it hasn't blown up yet, well a few head gaskets here and there but the block has the same amount of holes as when it left the Volvo plant. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By VB242
Don't waste your money on a mask if you're not...

Don't waste your money on a mask if you're not going to shave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By VB242
Add another nut put a lock washer between the...

Add another nut put a lock washer between the nuts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By VB242
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/tI1diD4joz4" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By VB242
No but if you set it by the crankshaft and not...

No but if you set it by the crankshaft and not the cam it could be 180°out. I see where you're going with this I guess I should have phrased it differently, number one piston can be at the top of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By VB242
TDC occurs twice per cam revolution, make sure...

TDC occurs twice per cam revolution, make sure cam is at the timing mark and put the blank holes in the starter hole.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
It's running now, not taking it apart again cause...

It's running now, not taking it apart again cause of Internet H8. In case you missed this on the wut didja do to ur car tread
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By VB242
What car?

What car?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
That's fine the first install, some of the viton...

That's fine the first install, some of the viton went away so I supplemented with Hylomar for the second time around.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By VB242
It's part of the pcv system, the heater keeps it...

It's part of the pcv system, the heater keeps it from freezing up when it's cold outside
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
He said they burnt a piston at the drag strip,...

He said they burnt a piston at the drag strip, pushed the piston out, pushed in a new one, sprayed the cometic with engine paint, slapped it back together and kept making runs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,044
Posted By VB242
It's nice not breathing in cooking antifreeze, or...

It's nice not breathing in cooking antifreeze, or having to schmear it off your windshield so there is some satisfaction once completed.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
I drove it in to work today, I swapped in a B...

I drove it in to work today, I swapped in a B cam, long story short the threads for the cam gear stripped out of the ipd cam. It seems more linear and less laggy but maybe down on power a little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,044
Posted By VB242
I've cut the top, and replaced the heater core...

I've cut the top, and replaced the heater core twice since doing it. Much easier the second time around for sure. I used clear silicone from a caulking gun to close the top on mine, just tape it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 573
Posted By VB242
Looks like#2 is cleaner than the rest, that's...

Looks like#2 is cleaner than the rest, that's probably where your coolant was going.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
^ well it's running now, I used the exhaust...

^ well it's running now, I used the exhaust gaskets in the elring kit from FCP, metal over paper I think? I did buy new turbo manifold washers and copper nuts from Ian. I haven't driven it yet...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By VB242
The heat and a/c is Volvo

The heat and a/c is Volvo
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 573
Posted By VB242
I ended up drilling one of the heads off the...

I ended up drilling one of the heads off the Allen bolt, removing the head then you can use a little pipe wrench on the remaining part of the bolt sticking out.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,960
Posted By VB242
So the 8.8 is darn near indestructible is what I...

So the 8.8 is darn near indestructible is what I got out of that. Would love to see a 1/4 pass.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 752
Posted By VB242
The stock flare nuts on my 1980 were 11mm or...

The stock flare nuts on my 1980 were 11mm or 7/16"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By VB242
Has it rained yet?

Has it rained yet?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By VB242
Too much advance can make it hard to start. Run...

Too much advance can make it hard to start. Run premium gas, and keep your fingers crossed. I've put my motor through a lot more than that with the ham fisted turbo tuning and it still runs....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By VB242
Exhaust leak at the manifold

Exhaust leak at the manifold
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,173
Posted By VB242
Those rods must have been enormous to take a 3/4"...

Those rods must have been enormous to take a 3/4" fastener.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By VB242
Check the wiring going to the hall sensor on the...

Check the wiring going to the hall sensor on the distributor. The insulation has probably self destructed near the plug.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By VB242
Try turning the shift lever 180°.

Try turning the shift lever 180°.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By VB242
Fill it full of rocks and coins

Fill it full of rocks and coins
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
Possible but I'm not paying for or dremeling the...

Possible but I'm not paying for or dremeling the quench pads out of the heads, it ran great until it didn't, just need a better handle on the timing. Afr's looked good.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
My head has had 2.6mm milled off plus the 2-3...

My head has had 2.6mm milled off plus the 2-3 thou today. It's almost to the point where the bcp cooling passages are getting too close to the fire ring.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
I've been down the tight squish road and like...

I've been down the tight squish road and like 8.5-1 cr better. They are even with the block according to machinist I measured 2 thou out but I'm not a professional. Maybe hiperfauto can hook me up...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
I had the manifold flattened a couple head...

I had the manifold flattened a couple head gaskets ago, I'm going to cut the supports between the runners per machinist recommendation, even though it's cast he said they might give enough to stay...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
Yes the block has been decked and the head just...

Yes the block has been decked and the head just had a couple thousandths off, not a concern. I see you're missing the part where my cometic is 2.6mm thick to make up for previous head cuttings. So...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
So my guy is saying to use engine paint on the...

So my guy is saying to use engine paint on the cometic, anyone have experience with this?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
They are the metal jacketed gaskets that come in...

They are the metal jacketed gaskets that come in the elring head set from FCP so I assume they are elring gaskets. I've done the hylomar before, so just where the black stuff is missing or the whole...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,434
Posted By VB242
Negative overlap? Cometic and ARP ?'s

So I was talking to my machinist about why my exhaust manifold gaskets burnt up. He was claiming the overlap in the cam with a blown head gasket is what caused them to burn out. I think I have the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By VB242
I cut off a feeler gauge and drilled 2 holes to...

I cut off a feeler gauge and drilled 2 holes to make a hanger for the pipe off the head, I'm using the water cooled oil cooler setup off a 940T
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By VB242
I found the later heater pipe to the water pump...

I found the later heater pipe to the water pump to have the bracket on the wrong side to bolt to a B21 water pump, I just popped one off a spare pipe and welded it to the correct side.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By VB242
I've found WD 40 does wonders for those rubber...

I've found WD 40 does wonders for those rubber exhaust hangers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By VB242
Has anyone been into the in tank pump? My bung...

Has anyone been into the in tank pump? My bung was leaking once when I didn't have it twisted in properly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By VB242
Get power steering ball joints, yes they will...

Get power steering ball joints, yes they will bolt up. Moog are cheap from Rock Auto
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By VB242
Forgive my ignorance but why put bigger valves if...

Forgive my ignorance but why put bigger valves if you don't make the hole the air goes through bigger?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By VB242
Check GlowShift for $16.00 3 gauge center pod.

Check GlowShift for $16.00 3 gauge center pod.
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