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Forum: showroom 05-02-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,848
Posted By riseosiris
Looking great Jay! I've just moved back to...

Looking great Jay! I've just moved back to Florida (Miami)...let me me know if you get bored with her. It's one of th few cars I wish I never sold!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By riseosiris
Yeah, the M10's don't like it to begin with. Add...

Yeah, the M10's don't like it to begin with. Add a big cam and you're hosed. I tell ya what, I'm really impressed with the system. It's a really nice match to the powertrain. The AFR's are solid all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By riseosiris
Hooked up the A/C switch and it idles great now!...

Hooked up the A/C switch and it idles great now! Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By riseosiris
Andy, you rock! That is exactly what I was...

Andy, you rock! That is exactly what I was thinking (hoping) would work. I just needed the second opinion! I'll report back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By riseosiris
LH 2.2 Cold Idle Level?

Back from a long absence (sort of). I have used the LH 2.2 brains from a '86 240 B230F for an EFI conversion on my 1976 BMW 2002. All of the mechanical bits are BMW (intake, TB, Fuel Rail etc)

...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-23-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,342
Posted By riseosiris
Glad to see that "Freya" is still around and...

Glad to see that "Freya" is still around and putting out some good numbers!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By riseosiris
Head Issues

Hey guys, this isn't volvo related, but I was hoping for some "experienced" advice =o) We're in the middle of doing a head-gasket replacement on my cousin's '91 BMW 535iM. It overheated and blew the...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-23-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By riseosiris
Anybody heard of these gauges?

Allright guys, I need some of y'all to reach way back and scan your memories. A while back, there was a posting about standard 2 1/16" gauges which were combination units. They had the normal analog...
Forum: showroom 01-29-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,455
Posted By riseosiris
She's looking fine Jay! IIRC I was running about...

She's looking fine Jay! IIRC I was running about a +13 mm offset in the rear on a 17x8.5 w/ 245/40/17 Pole Positions. I had to roll the rear fenders to keep them from rubbing on compression. The...
Forum: showroom 01-28-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,125
Posted By riseosiris
Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I just got...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I just got back from deployment...I like to see what my "old" baby is up to. Like the others, I'm a bit suprised by the "low" #'s. Last time I had it on the dyno...
Forum: showroom 06-01-2006, 11:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,501
Posted By riseosiris
Damn man! Now you're making me wish I never sold...

Damn man! Now you're making me wish I never sold it :pow:
Maybe when I get out of Key West next year and have a garage for my "toys" I can get em all back ;-) Seriously though, awesome job in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2006, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By riseosiris
Dan, If this is "Freya" you're talking about?...

Dan,
If this is "Freya" you're talking about? If so a few things to consider:
1.) Do you still have the ECU from Juha in? If so, it may not like having the stock fpr/green tops in.
2.) Did you...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-17-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By riseosiris
Actually I'm still in the CG, but I got out of...

Actually I'm still in the CG, but I got out of Officer Candidate School about 6 mos ago. I'm stationed in Key West aboard the mighty Cutter Mohawk. We're somewhere in the Caribbean right now...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-15-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By riseosiris
Having had a T25 equipped '91 B230FT 745, I can...

Having had a T25 equipped '91 B230FT 745, I can say that there is no such thing as a "T25 Manifold." The T25 that came on the volvo has the same bolt pattern as the Mitsu 13/15 types, which is also...
Forum: events 11-22-2004, 12:01 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,487
Posted By riseosiris
I'll be tired as hell on the 27th (I'll be...

I'll be tired as hell on the 27th (I'll be leaving OH for VA the night of the 26th), but I should be able to make a later afternoon/early evening slot.
-Lloyd
Forum: events 11-15-2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,487
Posted By riseosiris
I call couch if we do NoVA! -Lloyd

I call couch if we do NoVA!
-Lloyd
Forum: events 11-15-2004, 12:10 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,487
Posted By riseosiris
Dyno later, next year, won't work for me...I'll...

Dyno later, next year, won't work for me...I'll be heading to my new station at the end of Jan, but no worries. There's a shop near here that's like $50 for 3 pulls IIRC. As to the meet, last week...
Forum: events 11-14-2004, 12:46 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,487
Posted By riseosiris
DYNO!!! :-D Towery: I'll let you sit in...

DYNO!!! :-D

Towery: I'll let you sit in the wagon when she spools up...then you'll know what real power feels like ;-)

...Water injection going on today :cool:

-Lloyd
Forum: events 11-12-2004, 12:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,336
Posted By riseosiris
I'd prefer VA Beach or Richmond, as I don't get a...

I'd prefer VA Beach or Richmond, as I don't get a "break" like you young whipper snappers ;-) We are done with school on the 17th, but I'll have daywork/duty. That shouldn't be a big deal to work...
Forum: events 11-05-2004, 12:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,336
Posted By riseosiris
Stupid F'n Network!!!! Anyway, I've been here...

Stupid F'n Network!!!! Anyway, I've been here since late Sept, and will be here until the end of Jan. Let me know, I'm always up for a meet.


Somehow I don't think they'll take too kindly to...
Forum: events 11-05-2004, 12:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,336
Posted By riseosiris
holy triple post!

holy triple post!
Forum: events 11-05-2004, 12:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,336
Posted By riseosiris
Wow

Wow
Forum: events 11-05-2004, 11:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,336
Posted By riseosiris
Ridiculous

Ridiculous
Forum: events 11-04-2004, 09:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,336
Posted By riseosiris
Hey, let's get a VA Beach or Richmond meet...

Hey, let's get a VA Beach or Richmond meet together. I haven't seen y'all in forever! I'm free most weekends as long as I don't have duty.
-Lloyd
Forum: performance & suspension 11-04-2004, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,290
Posted By riseosiris
Exhaust Muffler Placement vs Sound Quality

I'm getting all the stuff for my 3" system. I already have a high flow cat, and I want to use probably just one muffler/resonator (I'm running cat-back straight pipe now, with a very small resonator...
Forum: performance & suspension 10-25-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By riseosiris
I was having spark blow out issues on the stock...

I was having spark blow out issues on the stock coil (15g and brown tops). I had the plugs gapped ridiculously close, and still no fix. My step dad happened to have an omni-magnum laying around from...
Forum: showroom 10-20-2004, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By riseosiris
From that same website...so yes, they share the...

From that same website...so yes, they share the same p/n's...

Details for bracket

Model
Year: Volvo 940, 960


Bracket-Part-No. left/right: 67.78.09/67.78.09
Hints...
Forum: showroom 10-20-2004, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,687
Posted By riseosiris
Your car looks better and better every time I see...

Your car looks better and better every time I see it or a picture of it. Get this: I was at a Dodge dealership last night in Norfolk to help a friend with a purchase. I rolled up in the 745 and this...
Forum: showroom 10-18-2004, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By riseosiris
You didn't search hard enough ;-)...

You didn't search hard enough ;-) http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=21456

Scroll down to see my 2nd post. It lists the Recaro part #'s.
-Lloyd
Forum: performance & suspension 10-18-2004, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By riseosiris
I just put the 4bar in last night. I have...

I just put the 4bar in last night. I have browntops and have no idling problems (LH2.4) The FPR made a huge difference in the top end pull. The timing doesn't get pulled back nearly as much as it did...
Forum: performance & suspension 10-16-2004, 12:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By riseosiris
Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but it is...

Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but it is possible that you are only able to reach 7psi because you are running TOO rich. IIRC once you start getting super rich, you start losing boost as the...
Forum: events 09-25-2004, 12:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,752
Posted By riseosiris
Sounds like fun. Anyone planning on staying the...

Sounds like fun. Anyone planning on staying the night up there? I should be free that weekend, I just don't think I'll want to drive back to Yorktown, VA the same day.
-Lloyd
Forum: performance & suspension 09-24-2004, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,253
Posted By riseosiris
Neon SRT-4 Blow Off Valve Plate Installed

I got a random $80 refund check from the cable company, so I was like "oooh, what can I buy for the Volvo?" I happened by a Dodge dealership and remembered someone saying that the SRT-4 Neons use a...
Forum: showroom 09-24-2004, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By riseosiris
Techinically speaking, the E36's were available...

Techinically speaking, the E36's were available without leather. In fact, leather (at least in the first few US years) was an added cost option. Naturally most here in the US were sold with leather....
Forum: performance & suspension 07-24-2004, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,956
Posted By riseosiris
WOOHOOO! She's in and working!!! :-D :-D :-D ...

WOOHOOO! She's in and working!!! :-D :-D :-D A month in the making and it is ALL worth it! The ratios are perfectly matched. For the first time in my ownership, 2nd can easily come with some spin...
Forum: showroom 07-16-2004, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By riseosiris
Are the mounting holes on the seat bottom? If so,...

Are the mounting holes on the seat bottom? If so, they may work. Measure the distance between them and I'll measure the adapters...there may be a "universal" mounting pattern that most aftmkt seats...
Forum: showroom 07-15-2004, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By riseosiris
From the Recaro North America Website...

From the Recaro North America Website http://www.recaro-nao.com

Model
Year: Volvo 740, 760


Bracket-Part-No. left/right: 67.78.09/67.78.09
Hints concernig bracket:
original...
Forum: showroom 07-15-2004, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By riseosiris
Recaro makes brackets; that's how I mounted my...

Recaro makes brackets; that's how I mounted my orthopeds. They aren't cheap, but for something that could severely impact your safety, I think they're worth it.
-Lloyd
Forum: performance & suspension 07-14-2004, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By riseosiris
For the record, y'all are all worthless :-P ...

For the record, y'all are all worthless :-P

I ended up getting a nifty angle gauge (mentioned in some other thread) and utilizing countless zip ties and a jack to raise/lower the tranny and...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-14-2004, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By riseosiris
I got my adapters from the same company, and had...

I got my adapters from the same company, and had them hub and wheel centric. I was/am seriously impressed with their work. As to the question, a lot also depends on your wheels. If the lug nut holes...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-13-2004, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By riseosiris
Tranny Swap Q - Driveline Alignment

Whew, back from a much needed Vaca, and the Volvo is back on the table. I've got the getrag bolted in to the engine and I'm halfway through fabbing the shift mount (I'll post on my initial thread...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-01-2004, 12:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,585
Posted By riseosiris
FYI: When I pulled my T25 to put on the 15G, the...

FYI: When I pulled my T25 to put on the 15G, the only thing I had to futz with was the return line. The Oil feed, along with both water lines bolted right up with only a little encouragement. Given...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-30-2004, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By riseosiris
I had the same issue on my 15G. After pulling my...

I had the same issue on my 15G. After pulling my hair out, it turned out to be the wastegate operation. The WG was "sticking" a little bit, causing the coost controller to over compensate and force...
Forum: showroom 06-25-2004, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By riseosiris
Whoa Sleipnir! How did you get the center console...

Whoa Sleipnir! How did you get the center console to hold 3 DIN panels? When I replaced the factory radio, and used the crutchfield adapter plate, it only leaves room for the radio and the...
Forum: showroom 06-22-2004, 06:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,310
Posted By riseosiris
I'm in for 90+...mine's got some good sized dents...

I'm in for 90+...mine's got some good sized dents in it (PO). It sounds like we may have enough interest for the 90+. Anyone want to run with this? (I can't b/c I'll be out of touch from Aug-Oct or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2004, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By riseosiris
FYI, I went to ACE Hardware today...man it's my...

FYI, I went to ACE Hardware today...man it's my new favorite store! They had an OBSCENE amount of bolts/nuts there. Found Hex head 10.9 bolts EXACTLY like the factory ones...only they're $2.25...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2004, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By riseosiris
So wait, 8.8 is actually a LOWER grade than 8? ...

So wait, 8.8 is actually a LOWER grade than 8?
-Lloyd
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2004, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By riseosiris
Pressure Plate Bolts

Hey all, My pressure plate bolts have become stripped in the heads. Luckily I was able to remove them with a pair of Vice Grips. Is there any reason you have to use the factory allen head cap bolts?...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-10-2004, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,956
Posted By riseosiris
Yep! Plate got here today. I must say it looks...

Yep! Plate got here today. I must say it looks REALLY nice. I'm very pleased. A serious thanks for popping it in the mail quickly. I've already test fit it on both pieces, and the bushing is great....
Forum: performance & suspension 06-10-2004, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,956
Posted By riseosiris
I need to talk to Clutchnet still, but plan is...

I need to talk to Clutchnet still, but plan is for a mix of Weezil's 6puck M3 disc and dbarton's dual spring pressure plate. As to the driveshaft, this seems like the easiest actually. It just needs...
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