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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Fa182
A 1997 940 is LH 2.4.

A 1997 940 is LH 2.4.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By Fa182
Later 940 Turbos do not have an inline pump under...

Later 940 Turbos do not have an inline pump under the car AFAIK.

My 97 certainly doesn't have one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 517
Posted By Fa182
The Sylvania kit seems great on PF's very...

The Sylvania kit seems great on PF's very thorough (as usual) test.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/iDB5U4QUdD0" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay;...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By Fa182
0 as soon as you donate to the site and get your...

0 as soon as you donate to the site and get your name in elusive blue :nod:

Until then, you need to upload them on an external site and use the [IMG] tags here.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Fa182
If you have a TD04HL-16T then do as in my link....

If you have a TD04HL-16T then do as in my link. Those turbos came in later FWD cars (V70's).

I don't know the TD05 to say if it's the same. I don't think Volvos came with a TD05.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Fa182
How to setup a 15g/16t/18t/19t for RWD...

How to setup a 15g/16t/18t/19t for RWD (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=83929)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 03:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By Fa182
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=355...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=355788
He made 184whp with a 13C at 14psi and his chips.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By Fa182
Idiot light didn't trigger before but could be,...

Idiot light didn't trigger before but could be, given the short distance I had :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By Fa182
Back when I had the alt go out on my old 2004...

Back when I had the alt go out on my old 2004 Fiat Stilo, I didn't even make 10 kilometres (about 6.5 miles or so) when the car shut off and I coasted the rest into my driveway, that was with no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By Fa182
The blue wire is connected to the right terminal...

The blue wire is connected to the right terminal on the coil?
Grounds are connected on the intake?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By Fa182
If you don't have 2 left (or right...) hands it's...

If you don't have 2 left (or right...) hands it's not complicated.

See: https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=83929
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By Fa182
Lots of answers in your last thread with the same...

Lots of answers in your last thread with the same questions: https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=358466

With that goal in mind, don't worry about injectors and the fuel pump. The stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,333
Posted By Fa182
Yes I know, I was just correcting what was said...

Yes I know, I was just correcting what was said earlier ;-)

OP: Check resistance or number on injectors and compare with this table: http://users.erols.com/srweiss/tableifc.htm
NA 240 engines use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By Fa182
I believe I didn't even drain the coolant. ...

I believe I didn't even drain the coolant.
There's only a small amount coming out.

I used Vernet / Calorstat brand.
Great quality.

Make sure the valve is at 12 o' clock position.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,333
Posted By Fa182
The NA engines don't have a resistor pack? Unless...

The NA engines don't have a resistor pack? Unless I misread what you're saying.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By Fa182
Those 2 gaskets are are pinched easily during...

Those 2 gaskets are are pinched easily during installation.
I had the top gasket fail after about 6 months of no issues. I returned to my car after work and there was a puddle of coolant under the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By Fa182
Good suggestion. There are still some sites...

Good suggestion.
There are still some sites around hosting lots of stuff like:

https://ozvolvo.org/archive/
http://240.se/
http://v8volvo.se/
https://www.gcp.se/en/catalogues/ for all parts...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,846
Posted By Fa182
Honestly best advice in here so far.

Honestly best advice in here so far.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,930
Posted By Fa182
http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6...

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6006077&postcount=15
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 27,573
Posted By Fa182
I believe Lankku made it happen, but not with a...

I believe Lankku made it happen, but not with a M90.

Post from: http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351804
Forum: website & board 01-31-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By Fa182
Thanks for checking it out Dana.

Thanks for checking it out Dana.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By Fa182
There are two different bulbs being used. 4x...

There are two different bulbs being used.

4x for the backlights (black bulb holders), p/n 942571 or 989794, which is a 3,0W W2,1x9,5d
17x (or so) for the warning lights, turn signals etc. (blue...
Forum: website & board 01-27-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By Fa182
As another idea, I've whitelisted turbobricks...

As another idea, I've whitelisted turbobricks directly in my mail account but that didn't work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By Fa182
Isn't that where the bracket for the idle valve...

Isn't that where the bracket for the idle valve and ground strap for the alt (on turbo engines) go?


The pipe goes from back of water pump via the side of the block to around the back of the head...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By Fa182
I believe the nut is a standard M14 and the bolt...

I believe the nut is a standard M14 and the bolt is a M12x45mm

p/n's below:
https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-lock-nut-985660
&...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,772
Posted By Fa182
Yes, but they are NLA. ...

Yes, but they are NLA.

https://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/suspension-steering/axle-mounting/steering-links/mounting-control-arm-front-axle-rear-left-heavy-duty/1033329/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By Fa182
^^^ My 940 had the same issue. PO has...

^^^

My 940 had the same issue.

PO has put in a wire like mentioned above to manually excite the alternator.
It ran from battery + to a push button in the dash and then spliced in to alt...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By Fa182
There are lots of (older) threads (excuse the...

There are lots of (older) threads (excuse the pun) on this issue.

I assume you have a 90+ 240.
On these later models the spacer is not removable as it was with the earlier models. They changed...
Forum: website & board 01-13-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By Fa182
Just double checked to be safe, I still have it...

Just double checked to be safe, I still have it enabled but it's not working unfortunately.
Forum: website & board 01-11-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By Fa182
Email notifications not working for PMs

I don't get an email notification anymore when I receive a PM.
It was working fine and I didn't change anything in the settings.

Any known issues?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,611
Posted By Fa182
Skandix has them in stock in black, so it seems...

Skandix has them in stock in black, so it seems they are available?
They also show in stock at GCP.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,930
Posted By Fa182
For new ones I guess those prices are reasonable....

For new ones I guess those prices are reasonable. They have angled outlets though, which makes mounting a downpipe a bit more difficult - more to that below.
Keep in mind the Holset is not a direct...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By Fa182
Oh the big mounting bracket itself? Isn't that a...

Oh the big mounting bracket itself? Isn't that a cast part that breaks before it bends?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By Fa182
Don't have any experience with Regina cars, just...

Don't have any experience with Regina cars, just trying to help.
The 94+ parts catalogue doesn't explicitly show any difference between Regina and LH systems for the AC mountings.

Is the part you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By Fa182
Good idea! :nod:

Good idea! :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,930
Posted By Fa182
Hello neighbour! ;-) First off, I have a 97...

Hello neighbour! ;-)

First off, I have a 97 945 that I did some light mods to and it's my daily driver that I am very satisfied with.

I have a 16T turbo, KL Racing Intercooler, chips from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By Fa182
It shows limited stock at GCP:...

It shows limited stock at GCP: https://www.gcp.se/en/products/8250046-2/

Depending where you are in the world, you could order direct or try to get it ordered via a dealer or Tasca.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,105
Posted By Fa182
None as far as B230's go. Some Penta AQ171...

None as far as B230's go.

Some Penta AQ171 engines should have forged crankshafts and I've read the B234's could've had some as well, which would make sense since they're both 16v.

Only some of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,959
Posted By Fa182
I remember someone on here advertising his new...

I remember someone on here advertising his new website with 3D printed parts a few months back and the dash top defrost vents were amongst them.

I just can't for the life of me find the thread...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,105
Posted By Fa182
KL Racing, as written here:...

KL Racing, as written here: https://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=343520
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,105
Posted By Fa182
Take it step by step. Don't worry about the...

Take it step by step.

Don't worry about the fuel system, you don't need to change anything in that system including the injectors with a 16T to start with.
It will be fine with a 16T.

My car...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,105
Posted By Fa182
Not really. There are upgrade kits out...

Not really.



There are upgrade kits out there with the compressor wheel and a new housing, but by the time you bought all of that stuff to "upgrade" the tiny 13C, you'd probably be better off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
740: Lug nuts
Views: 1,933
Posted By Fa182
I always have Continental on my 940 and the...

I always have Continental on my 940 and the winter tires are directional while the summers are not.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,521
Posted By Fa182
So cool!

So cool!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
740: Lug nuts
Views: 1,933
Posted By Fa182
The ones from IPD are the correct part numbers...

The ones from IPD are the correct part numbers for a 740 (1273068).

Spec'd tightening torque is 85nm / 63ft. lbs, but I personally find that a bit low and I usually tighten my Hydras to about 95nm...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By Fa182
Turn back the boost and get an AFR gauge before...

Turn back the boost and get an AFR gauge before you blow a hole in the block.
That should've been your first mod before all that.

Rough idle can be many things (too much or little fuel, dead AMM...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,163
Posted By Fa182
A buzzing / rattling noise was exactly why I also...

A buzzing / rattling noise was exactly why I also removed the cowl in the first place because it appeared at / over a certain speed and I also thought it was the mesh.
It wasn't.

The buzzing came...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By Fa182
Looking at the photos on Skandix, I'm 100% sure...

Looking at the photos on Skandix, I'm 100% sure they are the same Intercoolers as KL is selling.
The photos on both websites and the one I have look identical.

That being said, go for it. You'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,163
Posted By Fa182
I removed the cowl a few times on my 940. I am...

I removed the cowl a few times on my 940. I am pretty sure the 740 uses the same or at least almost identical cowl.
It is not very difficult and you don't need any special tools.

There are 3...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By Fa182
I did not try the do88 cooler myself, but I do...

I did not try the do88 cooler myself, but I do not see how it justifies almost double the price of the KL unit.
I have it in my car since 2.5 years, so I can't comment on longevity but so far it...
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