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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By JW240
Sounds exactly like throttle plate closing off...

Sounds exactly like throttle plate closing off too much air flow, like 2manyturbos says. Adjust zero stop of throttle linkage so engine runs 500rpm with hose to iac valve closed. That is what volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,304
Posted By JW240
At the moment, not that far away.. Needs...

At the moment, not that far away.. Needs alignment, drive shaft vibration, exhaust is broken, windshield leaks.. It's still super reliable and mpg is OK-ish, it's just not comfortable and don't want...
Forum: showroom 10-21-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By JW240
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 130,604
Posted By JW240
Amazing work! The cf looks great!

Amazing work! The cf looks great!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By JW240
https://www.auberins.com/index.php?main_page=index...

https://www.auberins.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=5
I'd run one of their sensors or a modern Bosch sensor for the value you want to measure.

Or run something aftermarket EMS and run any...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,598
Posted By JW240
https://www.bosch-motorsport-shop.com.au/liquid-pr...

https://www.bosch-motorsport-shop.com.au/liquid-pressure-temp-combined-sensor-10-bar-140-de

Also a good sensor for in the fuel rail. Pressure and Temperature. Used in a certain Mazda and some...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,788
Posted By JW240
This made me realize that I'm still running the...

This made me realize that I'm still running the JAW 1.03. Probably 12 years old by now. Still going strong!

Don't know which wideband is good nowadays. Going to run standalone ems with built in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By JW240
I've had a backfire (caused by another efi issue...

I've had a backfire (caused by another efi issue - bad knock sensor) cause a bent throttle plate. Always check if the valve closes.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By JW240
I'd run a cooler too. The Volvo Wahler tstat unit...

I'd run a cooler too. The Volvo Wahler tstat unit and Setrab cooler are good quality parts and easy to install. Or use the 940 version which ties in to the cooling system. I'm running one for a long...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,940
Posted By JW240
Yeah, mechanical fuel pump hole could be a good...

Yeah, mechanical fuel pump hole could be a good spot to connect a breather. Or make a hose coupler on the oil pump cover.
For a catch can I'm using a mann provent 200. Works great, has a valve to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,910
Posted By JW240
Just my thoughts after having made roughly the...

Just my thoughts after having made roughly the same rods:

...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,768
Posted By JW240
Looking good! The turbo adapter is meant to...

Looking good!

The turbo adapter is meant to be mounted that way. I did use a regular T3 gasket with it but that's probably not absolutely necessary. Volvo sells a nice stainless steel gasket for...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By JW240
For the M90 swap of my 240 I used the front end...

For the M90 swap of my 240 I used the front end of a M47 equipped 740/940. That front piece is 80mm longer than one of a 240 with the same drive train. M90 is indeed 50mm shorter than M47 so subtract...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By JW240
Following. Need soms ideas for the front...

Following. Need soms ideas for the front suspension.

On the rear axle of our 850 we chose following combination and the result is a firm/stock suspension but far from harsh:
Bilstein B6 shocks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By JW240
To prevent that belt from damaging the timing...

To prevent that belt from damaging the timing belt, yes.

You can shed some weight and reduce oil leaks if you remove the balance shafts altogether, its not that easily done with the engine in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By JW240
Oil pump pulley has been 'improved' at a certain...

Oil pump pulley has been 'improved' at a certain point in time and a stronger bolt can/should be used on that pulley. This pulley is driven from the cam belt. If that has been addressed the cam belt...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-24-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,494
Posted By JW240
True, cheaper. Does it have WB controller...

True, cheaper. Does it have WB controller integrated? Not that its a deal breaker when its not integrated but its more stuff to buy, wire and make work. For me its a benefit when its integrated.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-24-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,494
Posted By JW240
MaxxECU has my vote too. Excellent quality, many...

MaxxECU has my vote too. Excellent quality, many options, support is good, choice of different models, good reviews.. All in favor of Maxx. Probably one can get similar features for lower price but...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 144,358
Posted By JW240
Don't know what to say or add, I'm very...

Don't know what to say or add, I'm very impressed.
Very very nice build guys!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By JW240
My 240 (LH 2.4) backfired, bad enough to bend the...

My 240 (LH 2.4) backfired, bad enough to bend the throttle plate and mess up the boost gage.
Knock sensor was to blame. Before I found this it would run rough, though was hard to start since this...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By JW240
+1 - my 240 usually never spills PS fluid but the...

+1 - my 240 usually never spills PS fluid but the few times I took it to the track it spewed lots of oil out of the reservoir. It gets really hott.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,428
Posted By JW240
Running T cam on my +T now. Dat torks. For a DD,...

Running T cam on my +T now. Dat torks. For a DD, not bad, but I do miss the punch a good cam gives.

Was running a V cam, which I liked better, but cam had some damage and decided to try the T...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 144,265
Posted By JW240
Nice updates! Cluster looks great!

Nice updates! Cluster looks great!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,573
Posted By JW240
They aren't really expensive but for 250 hp you...

They aren't really expensive but for 250 hp you could get away with a 16t.. That is cost effective. Besides.. 20t/td04hl = Compressor/turbine mismatch IMHO.
If a 900$ turbo is an option, I'd look...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,065
Posted By JW240
+1 I have a set of the cheaper h4 led bulbs....

+1

I have a set of the cheaper h4 led bulbs. While output is very good, pattern OK-ish, it's not ideal. Light is ice cold 6000k which doesn't suit the car. Now after more than two years of use...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 214,188
Posted By JW240
++++1 Great, really.

++++1

Great, really.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 159,880
Posted By JW240
:-P Disassembled front brake calipers, pistons...

:-P
Disassembled front brake calipers, pistons look excellent. New seals from VW dealer are reasonably priced, gonna replace all of them.
Next few weeks gonna turn some caps to keep the inside...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,513
Posted By JW240
Nice lathe! Repaint looks good too, thats a lot...

Nice lathe! Repaint looks good too, thats a lot of work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,496
Posted By JW240
ISO radio connector uses the same pins. ISO...

ISO radio connector uses the same pins. ISO 10487.
850 and newer Volvos use the same inserts too for small components like seat belt switch and stuff.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,821
Posted By JW240
Yes, I was looking at e32 7 series brake master...

Yes, I was looking at e32 7 series brake master cylinder for big brake swap. 25.4mm and 27.8mm bore. Quite € though.
VW T4 van looked good too, short/compact cylinder and cheap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,905
Posted By JW240
Yes was thinking about insulation above...

Yes was thinking about insulation above headliner.. But how to remove the headliner? Started at the tailgate and tried to remove it but after the first foot or so i stopped.. Was doing something...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,848
Posted By JW240
I have nothing to say about the upgrade itself,...

I have nothing to say about the upgrade itself, other than that I'd want to know if turbine and compressor are matching. But this snip from the sellers site was cringe worthy:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,407
Posted By JW240
Denso 100a unit in my 240 did have a broken...

Denso 100a unit in my 240 did have a broken regulator. It happens. Car ran fine with it just low-ish voltage and idle was unstable.
Idle is 14.2v now and sometimes drops from low alternator rpm...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 73,322
Posted By JW240
Nice updates man, thanks for sharing!

Nice updates man, thanks for sharing!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,403
Posted By JW240
Not to scare anyone but keep them bushings lubed:...

Not to scare anyone but keep them bushings lubed:

https://preview.ibb.co/mXJLwp/IMG_20180729_111003_DRO.jpg

https://preview.ibb.co/kc6qwp/IMG_20180729_141152_DRO.jpg
...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-04-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,580
Posted By JW240
Hi Frank, nice to hear! Was that during one of...

Hi Frank, nice to hear! Was that during one of the Nürburgring meets or am I mixing things up haha.

Same here, LH is working good. But not consistent. Missing some elegance. Right now I need...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-04-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,580
Posted By JW240
Nice. I have aftermarket management in the...

Nice. I have aftermarket management in the planning but not sure which system to go for.

Sensor 7/25: 1 negative, 2 positive, 3 shield.

Source:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,047
Posted By JW240
Nice update! Bet that that intercooler makes a...

Nice update! Bet that that intercooler makes a good difference :)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 159,880
Posted By JW240
This was from 10 mins mostly wide open throttle...

This was from 10 mins mostly wide open throttle between a few dozen tight hairpin bends. This .63 a/r Cosworth T3 is not really stressed or choking the exhaust flow at the low boost I'm running,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 159,880
Posted By JW240
I'm lost for quality parts. Though these brakes...

I'm lost for quality parts. Though these brakes are overkill.. Haha.

Since I'm doing more and more two wheeled fun (bikeparks, downhill, mountain bike, motorcycle both on and off road) I've come...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-24-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 988,323
Posted By JW240
I forgot which table I edited but the normal...

I forgot which table I edited but the normal idle-warmup table was good for my goal. Slightly higher idle when hot and roughly 1000 rpm when engine is cold (freezing temp).
Idle isn't perfect,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 159,880
Posted By JW240
A set of nice brakes crossed my path, Porsche...

A set of nice brakes crossed my path, Porsche Cayenne/VW Touareg Brembo front+rear set. It's the 6 piston ZR17/ZL17 setup so can keep 17" wheels.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By JW240
I use Valvoline oil for the M90. Forgot the exact...

I use Valvoline oil for the M90. Forgot the exact type, some synthetic transmission oil. Lube match pointed me in the right direction.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,852
Posted By JW240
Mechanical temp gauge.. Maybe the line is picking...

Mechanical temp gauge.. Maybe the line is picking up radiant heat from turbo and downpipe.

Still do the other suggested checks through, good suggestions. Is the heater core clean and free for...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By JW240
I'm using a fake QR valve. Looks like a good...

I'm using a fake QR valve. Looks like a good design. Works, better than the Bosch style copy I had beforehand, which was designed terrible. Still my experience of running low boost through the fake...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,158
Posted By JW240
Yeah interior stuff can be harder to find. Door...

Yeah interior stuff can be harder to find. Door pockets and center console are notoriously fragile. Rest seems to hold up better, though not perfect.

Some stuff is still available new, not always...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,431
Posted By JW240
I'm running 500 Ohm/m leads (stainless steel...

I'm running 500 Ohm/m leads (stainless steel wound ferrite core ishv stuff), less suppression than the usual leads. Denso plugs.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,431
Posted By JW240
+1, dummy coil where the tach used to be. Tempted...

+1, dummy coil where the tach used to be. Tempted to attach it to the cluster under the dash.

Alfa/Bosch 2 channel powerstage for the Bosch 2x2 coil, stock one left in place for the tach.

Been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By JW240
Lay it on an old mattress. Or tire without rim. ...

Lay it on an old mattress. Or tire without rim.
At least two 'spanngurten' placed so they can be tensioned properly, not though five hooks so only one side is tensioned when you use the ratchet....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,329
Posted By JW240
Story of my life :godlike: If you're...

Story of my life :godlike:

If you're interested in the book, let me know.
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