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Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,634
Posted By Lankku
I'd estimate 4" but bought it as a roller and...

I'd estimate 4" but bought it as a roller and never did a side by side comparison with a stock car. I'll make a second guess and say that from front wheel to aluminium inner fender was around 2.5" at...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Lankku
I've had two redblocks with HX35 and both had...

I've had two redblocks with HX35 and both had boost on 1st gear. Other had only really quickly made exhaust manifold and mildly ported 531 on top of a B230F and the other was a stock B230FT. External...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,475
Posted By Lankku
Cleaned a little for a local car...

Cleaned a little for a local car show/meet(Oldtimer Run) and couldn't resist taking a pic when it finally has the bumper corner trims. And is somewhat clean :) Though the left one is in pretty rough...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Lankku
Using a block seal may help for a while. The main...

Using a block seal may help for a while. The main crack spreads lenghtwise and smaller ones will go up and down but those may not be clearly visible to the eye. Oil return channels are on the line...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,634
Posted By Lankku
Don't know what it is originally for. Found it on...

Don't know what it is originally for. Found it on a friends trash pile and narrowed some. It's metal, that I can say.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,475
Posted By Lankku
They are getting more and more rare. But then...

They are getting more and more rare. But then there are people who like to hoard certain stuff :-P Though I did sell the third set last year.
I think this year I've had the same Galaxy and Gemini...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,634
Posted By Lankku
Polaris fits with a 215/45, just have to cut or...

Polaris fits with a 215/45, just have to cut or roll the "shelf" on the rear fenders. There is space on the inner side for a wider wheel.

https://lankku.kuvat.fi/kuvat/142%20-72/43.jpg?img=medium...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Lankku
You didn't do anything wrong, it just happens...

You didn't do anything wrong, it just happens often with B6304 and rarely with B6254. I've had several cracked B6304 and know of two or three B6254. Type of use doesn't seem to matter much.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,622
Posted By Lankku
I've done a few 3" exhausts and one 3.5". All...

I've done a few 3" exhausts and one 3.5". All over the axle. There is decently space for a 3". 3.5" needs careful positioning, a couple taps to the left front corner of spare wheel well and stiff...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,098
Posted By Lankku
I've heard more from an engine builder who has...

I've heard more from an engine builder who has done race engines a couple of decades than read from the internet:-P

I've had a reasonably powerful whiteblock with T6 pistons meaning 8.5...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By Lankku
I've used short/shortened M10x1 bolts with copper...

I've used short/shortened M10x1 bolts with copper washer. Or you could just use a caliper nipple.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,098
Posted By Lankku
I wouldn't build that type of an engine under...

I wouldn't build that type of an engine under 8.5:1 compression ratio. 9:1 would still be ok. The lower it is you lose in driveability, fuel economy and the engine wakes up later. It's all about the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Lankku
That's right. But the halves are so tightly...

That's right.
But the halves are so tightly bolted together that I don't think with just a prybar you'd be able to separate them at all. You'd have to beat a sharp prybar with a (sledge)hammer...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,307
Posted By Lankku
850/x70I FWD rear calipers are a direct fit for a...

850/x70I FWD rear calipers are a direct fit for a 740/940.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Lankku
Bearing is same IMO. Difference is in the ABS...

Bearing is same IMO. Difference is in the ABS ring. Don't know about the sensor interchangeablity on the spindle side, at least the wire is a little longer. Connector and function are the same so you...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,475
Posted By Lankku
Changed the upper trailing arm bushings on the...

Changed the upper trailing arm bushings on the axle end. I have had to change some purple polys before because they crack and now the other was cracked through. Replaced them with smaller and harder...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,475
Posted By Lankku
965 lip fits nicely doesn't it :) Sprayed stone...

965 lip fits nicely doesn't it :) Sprayed stone chip protector to the rockers and now the outside is almost finished. Just missing the front bumper corner mouldings.

Been driving almost daily now....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,660
Posted By Lankku
Was thinking if that 3V is iron or not(could have...

Was thinking if that 3V is iron or not(could have looked at the pictures better). Aluminium and iron blocks seem to have 70-75lbs(?) weight difference which is something. That along with the wagons...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,660
Posted By Lankku
Last year had a 4.6 2V for a while in a 242...

Last year had a 4.6 2V for a while in a 242 (https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=334965).

Moved the rack left as much as crossmember allowed nicely(1.5cm), moved lower end of the steering...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By Lankku
I would install a HX35 or similar. Nice for a...

I would install a HX35 or similar. Nice for a daily driver up to ~400hp. 19T or a KKK from V70R might be a good choice for less power and more low end torque.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,475
Posted By Lankku
:wave: Progress has been slow but there has...

:wave:

Progress has been slow but there has been no hurry as Spring hasn't been too warm.

Installed new passenger seat(Sparco REV II) and Sabelt 2" 6-point harness for both. Downgraded the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By Lankku
Should be 2.25" V-band.

Should be 2.25" V-band.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By Lankku
Wössner does not have Volvo pistons directly in...

Wössner does not have Volvo pistons directly in the catalog anymore. They have to be bought as a custom option. And I know people have used JE pistons for 4-cyl whiteblocks. Stock oversize bore is...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By Lankku
Wössner. Stock piston is similar to Wiseco they...

Wössner. Stock piston is similar to Wiseco they also can deliver pistons with the changes/dimensions you want. Also Ross and JE can deliver pistons.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,319
Posted By Lankku
Fixed tags, they were a bit off. And I wouldn't...

Fixed tags, they were a bit off. And I wouldn't recommend linking anything straight from Photobucket(if you don't have an expensive upgraded account).
Forum: website & board 03-28-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,827
Posted By Lankku
Used the forum on PC yesterday and now it was...

Used the forum on PC yesterday and now it was logged out. Was fine before and phone is still logged in.

Also tried password recovery on PC. After entering email gives "Invalid redirect url...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,696
Posted By Lankku
Turn the other half 180 degrees and try again....

Turn the other half 180 degrees and try again. Sometimes it can be all it needs. Just making sure, both joints move freely and without force?

Got to say that 240 has been really forgiving for...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By Lankku
Fixed a typo :oogle: 5-cyl cars are much...

Fixed a typo :oogle:


5-cyl cars are much more common so it's just natural that there are more with high mileage. I don't think there is much difference in relation to the amount of cars....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,545
Posted By Lankku
Started to think if it's really the way I said...

Started to think if it's really the way I said and had a look at the pictures again. It's not.

Only the cast between the cylinders is machined off and otherwise there is some original casting left...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,545
Posted By Lankku
It's a one piece design. Original casting was...

It's a one piece design. Original casting was completely removed around the top of the cylinders.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,475
Posted By Lankku
There has been some progress, done assembling,...

There has been some progress, done assembling, installing interior, etc. and now it looks something like this:

https://lankku.kuvat.fi/kuvat/245%20GL%20-90/Laitot%202017/Motopark/35.jpg?img=medium...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By Lankku
$7000 is an expensive engine indeed. I think my...

$7000 is an expensive engine indeed. I think my complete 6-cyl whiteblock(accessories, injectors, etc.) and complete drivetrain behind it cost a little north of that. But it has been driven only with...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By Lankku
I've used only the best wastegates that money can...

I've used only the best wastegates that money can buy, which are Chinise knock offs. Maybe it is luck or not but all have worked fine. Some wg's with v-bands have needed small adjusting to keep the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By Lankku
Too much timing? Stock bolts and gasket...

Too much timing?

Stock bolts and gasket have been used in engines with much more power. If stock gasket won't hold with assumed power level, MLS is installed and you have stock pistons, you...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By Lankku
You can fit a G80 into any rearend that is in a...

You can fit a G80 into any rearend that is in a 240. Just have to shorten the driveshafts around 9mm from both sides if I recall correctly, excluding 1040.

Also 1031 and 1040 have the same size...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By Lankku
215/45 is the original size for Polaris but...

215/45 is the original size for Polaris but 225/45 fits nicely too. 215/45 "requires" lower suspension than 225 to fill the wheel arches properly. On a 240 I think 225 should require only slight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,352
Posted By Lankku
Worst case scenario is broken piston and/or bent...

Worst case scenario is broken piston and/or bent rod. Compression test shows pistons but if you have the head off then put diesel on top of the pistons and see if it stays. Rods can be checked...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By Lankku
#11 exhaust housing is tiny. If you are going to...

#11 exhaust housing is tiny. If you are going to use it find a bigger housing.

If you are not looking for really big power then try a HX35 with #14 housing or a HX40 with around #17 housing. Or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Lankku
Not any caliper will bolt on just like that....

Not any caliper will bolt on just like that. Front caliper bracket is different for Bendix and Girling. If you are not going to check what the car has then order calipers with brackets.

Rear...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By Lankku
BMW M5 240mm SRE "-765" pressure plate does the...

BMW M5 240mm SRE "-765" pressure plate does the job better than well. It has been used successfully in many "T6" builds on street, track and drag use. I got them in both of my cars. Holds up to...
Forum: showroom 02-24-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 83,417
Posted By Lankku
A couple of years ago: ...

A couple of years ago:

https://lankku.kuvat.fi/kuvat/142%20-72/44.jpg?img=medium
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By Lankku
Tfrasca, how low is your car? I built a 142...

Tfrasca, how low is your car?

I built a 142 couple years back. It was decently low and wandered pretty badly when changing lanes or braking while changing lanes. It was terrible to drive...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Lankku
For example KL-Racing sells:...

For example KL-Racing sells: https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/volvo-6-cyl-vit-motor-10mm.html

They also have a stainless version.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By Lankku
Thinner ones. Leaves some room for wear too.

Thinner ones. Leaves some room for wear too.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By Lankku
I'd say that 240mm Saab disc has the same 7.5mm...

I'd say that 240mm Saab disc has the same 7.5mm thickness as 215mm and stock Volvo.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Lankku
Yep. Otherwise the crossmember is the same on...

Yep. Otherwise the crossmember is the same on both cars.
Forum: article composition 02-12-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 83,624
Posted By Lankku
960 has a dual mass flywheel. You have to use 850...

960 has a dual mass flywheel. You have to use 850 or early x70I flywheel(not AWD). I'm not completely sure if all flywheels can take 240mm clutch but most do.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,475
Posted By Lankku
Been slowly advancing the build. On thursday...

Been slowly advancing the build. On thursday painted pillars with gloss black from A to C(originally B and C) and was considering if I should've chosen semi-gloss/satin. Installed doors and front end...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,441
Posted By Lankku
I've used Simons straight through mufflers in all...

I've used Simons straight through mufflers in all of my cars, zero baffled or other types. I would throw those small round ones in the bin and use oval shaped. They have bigger chamber and therefore...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,545
Posted By Lankku
T6 injectors and around around 0.5-1bar higher...

T6 injectors and around around 0.5-1bar higher fuel pressure. Otherwise stock. There is no MAP sensor in 960/x90.

When using T6 exhaust manifolds you'll need to fab flanges for the manifold side...
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