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Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
39,7mm

39,7mm
Forum: showroom 01-12-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 93,375
Why is it sitting?:roll: What sort of oerson...

Why is it sitting?:roll:
What sort of oerson doesn't take their car out for some serious mayhem in the snow?:oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,212
Well fortunately raising dynamic compression is...

Well fortunately raising dynamic compression is one of the simplest and cheapest and do-able things one can do with direct fun results...performance and efficiency are 2 sides of the same coin...
If...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,212
Look under a 1967 Saab 96 for amazement....CD...

Look under a 1967 Saab 96 for amazement....CD around .32 then...smooth and clean floor the full length just aft of the sump (front sump)...

I always am baffled when people claim they wanna spend...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 867
I have only driven various cars with the .48...

I have only driven various cars with the .48 housing..
YBG 4x4 Cossie
2,3 8v Volvo--several
2,3 8v Ford Lima in Us Sierra

And reports from a number of others with B21T, Mitsubishi 4G63 Galant,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 867
Actually its an Escort Cosworth .63 turbine...

Actually its an Escort Cosworth .63 turbine housing...like this one here----->
Looks like ordinary Sierra 2wd Compressor side--with that wastegate actuator bracket bolted on the back side like that...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
The above are OK...but are you looking to do 8v_?...

The above are OK...but are you looking to do 8v_? 16v? Turbo? What compression...
I just happen to have some CP Pistons forged flat-top 96.5 pistons for stock rod length--152mm..
16v valve...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,212
Your gallons are much bigger because your pints...

Your gallons are much bigger because your pints are 20oz, quarts 40oz....while ours are 16oz and 32oz...that's a whopping 25% bigger-er. :oops:

Your 35 is our 26.25 Em Pea Gee
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 31,880
Skip the motion ratio talk for a second..Whatchoo...

Skip the motion ratio talk for a second..Whatchoo sayin, mang? The spring is behind the spindle....


shock is in front roughly what..How many INCHES from front pivot to axle center? How many...
Forum: showroom 12-31-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 36,137
Well? The answer is?????:oops: Share...

Well? The answer is?????:oops:

Share it.:oogle:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,556
Gentle suggestion: Find other "experts"... ...

Gentle suggestion: Find other "experts"...

Haven't read carefilly all your posts..I get that you don't have a garage.....but do you have a car-port? A friend with a car port?
A engine out of...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,648
I do know the circumstances..This sub-forum is...

I do know the circumstances..This sub-forum is called, and has been called for over 15 years
" performance & modifications "

Nothing in the world can destroy the performance of a car quicker than...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,648
In the mid 90s I saw interesting figure for...

In the mid 90s I saw interesting figure for France and Italy..
50% of drivers are women..
Italy 2% of car sales were automatic
France 3% of car sales were automatic.

Both places the traffic...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,343
Yep really...Says in your link "Volvo acquired...

Yep really...Says in your link "Volvo acquired Penta in 1935 and Volvo Penta has been part of the Volvo Group since then"

That help?
What's your point?
Are you trying to be funny?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,343
No source.. so Fake News. :oops: " Volvo...

No source.. so Fake News. :oops:

" Volvo köpte 1935 Pentaverken i Skövde som då blev Volvo Pentaverken."

Penta is just a trade name inside "
Volvo Personvagnar Aktiebolag

Volvo Personvagnar...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,343
That statement would surprise an awful lot of the...

That statement would surprise an awful lot of the workers and owners of Volvo..
Would you care to show us where this idea bubbled forth?

The company was started as a CAR manufacturing company,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,343
Punk is just a pro-noun..have no idea of what...

Punk is just a pro-noun..have no idea of what your name is and you act like a punk so punk it is..no way will I use the ludicrous "screen name", it is an embarrassment.

And with your fantastic...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 60,984
Ends of the bolts still the low thing on the...

Ends of the bolts still the low thing on the car...Saw or whizzer wheel off 1/2" or so..
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Feeler gauge--from below--is a good check on...

Feeler gauge--from below--is a good check on clearance..Just need the pan and crank out of the way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Well finer thread means it'll tolerate higher...

Well finer thread means it'll tolerate higher torque...
Look at the Merikuhn equivalent of M8 x 1.25: 5/16 UNC
Like a M8 the torque is around 17-19 ft/lbs

Now look at a 5/16 UNF...well well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Well finer thread means it'll tolerate higher...

Well finer thread means it'll tolerate higher torque...
Look at the Merikuhn equivalent of M8 x 1.25: 5/16 UNC
Like a M8 the torque is around 17-19 ft/lbs

Now look at a 5/16 UNF...well well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
That's the ones..M10 x 1.5 reduced hex---15mm hex...

That's the ones..M10 x 1.5 reduced hex---15mm hex

For even tighter clearances there's also M10x 1.5 with 14mm hex and no integral washer
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,577
Next time buy rods which are crank steered. Makes...

Next time buy rods which are crank steered. Makes choice of pistons easier.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
What size are they?

What size are they?
Forum: showroom 12-21-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 93,375
At least these Volvos are moving in snow> And...

At least these Volvos are moving in snow>
And moving in snow as God intended: sideways!
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,343
Lousy job as usual trolling, punk. If you...

Lousy job as usual trolling, punk.

If you are going to try to troll make an effort to not troll things somebody never said..

Only little whiny bitches worry about rotating weight because they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
It goes to bolt /fastener size.... if M8 give...

It goes to bolt /fastener size....
if M8 give 'er 19 ft/lbs
if M10 x 1.5 give it 43 ft/lbs
Use the right all metal locking nuts..
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,204
Oh i know what things weigh...But the incel boy...

Oh i know what things weigh...But the incel boy is awfully cocky..He thinks he's smart..So let's see how smart he is...

Its been posted 10,437,897 times.....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,204
Donät be arrogant again, kiddo.. And above all...

Donät be arrogant again, kiddo..
And above all a guy with your sub-4th grade reading and judgement skills should NOT be telling other people what I respect or don't...

Try and pay...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,343
He said he wants to be creative..learn...Science!...

He said he wants to be creative..learn...Science!


Or just troll the f**k outta everybody and watch their head ass-plode.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
None that I know of in the last 40 years... ...

None that I know of in the last 40 years...

Besides, while stock new clearance is about .0012" with Mahle cast pistons, you can do just dandy with .002-.0022" or twice factory spec...

But .004"...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Gawddam, do you study anything or is all...

Gawddam, do you study anything or is all knowledge from asking on forums?
You want something that works good but cheap?
Then do it right.

You want to see if the GROOVE is excessively worn..
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,648
This is one thing you could do..More fun than...

This is one thing you could do..More fun than normal..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTejigznA_0&t=204s


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/uTejigznA_0"...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,343
Great! Here's an easier experiment.. Pull off 2...

Great! Here's an easier experiment.. Pull off 2 plug wires...
Try 1 and 3..Then 2 and 4.
Do some test runs--use a stop watch naturally...

Or maybe a calendar.

Then you'll know what to expect...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
That can be "beautified" and be OK. But the...

That can be "beautified" and be OK.
But the important thing you need to check is ring side clearance..
Yhis.
https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/obj/8Q1Y0HY

Max side clearance is .004"...skirt...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,343
Why?

Why?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Hmmmmm in the 80s? Bosch?

Hmmmmm in the 80s? Bosch?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Maybe you could have said that in your tweet? ...

Maybe you could have said that in your tweet?

Normal conical spray..
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Yeah it seems so ...

Yeah it seems so
http://members.rennlist.org/jjbare/86head01.jpg

But Ben seems curious about something...
So here:
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
Phone: +49 711 91126220

Call them and ask.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Good ol' 803 greens, Porsche 944T..low...

Good ol' 803 greens, Porsche 944T..low impedence..
Have them in my Frod YB Crosswoth..."the" injector when output around 330hp..
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,480
No, Lummert, dammit.. 5th hanging off in the...

No, Lummert, dammit..
5th hanging off in the entention housing doesn't change

A) shaft center to center distance--I think 62mm
B) clutch shaft to cluster gear ratio..which depending on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,940
The Swedes bless their pointy little heads,...

The Swedes bless their pointy little heads, they're all obsessed with weight..So aluminum retainers are found there 35 years after the rest of the world was alarmed at seeing clear signs of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,480
You're welcome...unlike 99% here I worked on a...

You're welcome...unlike 99% here I worked on a few hundred gearboxes..and come from manufacturing background..I know that time is money for manufacturers so even if another part is needed--and that...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 60,984
Just a gentle suggestion..You might give some...

Just a gentle suggestion..You might give some thought to rotating the fancy clampie things to say 3 or 9 O'clock and maybe at same time re-orient the u-bolts so they are like C that so the ends...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,480
Terminology! Oi! layshaft is a ground rod that...

Terminology! Oi! layshaft is a ground rod that goes the entire length of the "clustergear", the bottom, usually 1 piece gear....
Most older boxes had, like "4 cylinder" Type 9, a whole bunch--like...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,480
Let's discuss the Sierras and Cortinas.. Did...

Let's discuss the Sierras and Cortinas..
Did you get V6 cars?
What years did they come in?
There was an upgrade in 1987 I think. It is recoginzeable by looking at the front face of the box at the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,480
Now 14.1 v And sounds better-er.

Now 14.1 v

And sounds better-er.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Which engines? which cams? What revs? What...

Which engines? which cams? What revs? What springs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 763
Closer to 3 years...even if people leave on...

Closer to 3 years...even if people leave on forever.
I know they're super expensive but:
https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1990,240,2.3l+l4,1287031,brake+&+wheel+hub,hydraulic+hose,1792
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,480
12.1v Now look at exciter circuit.

12.1v

Now look at exciter circuit.
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