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Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
Thanks guys, appreciate it. I never gave up on...

Thanks guys, appreciate it. I never gave up on the car, but when I had 3 kids in 4 years and a couple different jobs/houses things got a little crazy :)
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
It runs! Pretty rich and idles high, but it runs...

It runs! Pretty rich and idles high, but it runs again for the first time in 8 years :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6bd00TdCMU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAXtqg6QI8k

I also redid...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-28-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,906
Posted By Bob
I got RPM to sync on crank, pretty much...

I got RPM to sync on crank, pretty much immediately and remains synced so that's good.

Car won't start though, pops a bit so it's back to the basics: timing, plugs, etc.

<a...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-25-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,906
Posted By Bob
Perfect, thank you! And i figured out the voltage...

Perfect, thank you! And i figured out the voltage drop, loose ground on the main relay. Back to 12.4v all around :)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-24-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,906
Posted By Bob
Okay, before I cut and crimp and heat shrink...

Okay, before I cut and crimp and heat shrink again, here's what I think I need for wiring. How does this look?

Gray wire in the center is a spare +5V Vref
Two blue wires are 1K resistors
Yellow...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-23-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,906
Posted By Bob
Ahhh, okay. So the pullup needs 5v on one end to...

Ahhh, okay. So the pullup needs 5v on one end to get power up to 5v...well that makes sense.

And yeah, inside the shielded wires I'm only connected CMP+ and CKP+ to the CAS, the negatives and...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-23-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,906
Posted By Bob
I added the 1K resistors as pictured but still no...

I added the 1K resistors as pictured but still no luck getting RPM to sync. Took pictures of the wiring to confirm CMP+ and CKP+ are correct...

I did notice a voltage drop to 11.3v-11.4v at the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-22-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,906
Posted By Bob
Thank you! I appreciate the quick responses. I'll...

Thank you! I appreciate the quick responses. I'll add the pullups in the next couple days and report back.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-22-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,906
Posted By Bob
Thanks Bob - I wasn't sure if on MS3 Pro you...

Thanks Bob - I wasn't sure if on MS3 Pro you needed the pullups, I had heard mixed things. They are not wired in the harness now, but I believe the MS3 Pro kit came with them.

Do my config...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-22-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,906
Posted By Bob
I'm going to bump the bump! I'm pretty close on...

I'm going to bump the bump! I'm pretty close on my car but not getting RPM sync. MS3-Pro. I confirmed power to the CAS (it's just wired directly from the main relay power, shows 12v on the CAS pin)....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
Ha! Been putting that off longer than anything...

Ha! Been putting that off longer than anything else :)
Forum: article composition 06-03-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 192,096
Posted By Bob
Cool, thank you, that's where I was leaning from...

Cool, thank you, that's where I was leaning from the research. Appreciate it, I've missed the support in this forum!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By Bob
Thank you Greg, that's helpful. I was looking at...

Thank you Greg, that's helpful. I was looking at one of those Girling units and might try one. I'm using a disc I got from John Parker years ago, will be some trial and error I'm sure.
Forum: article composition 06-03-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 192,096
Posted By Bob
Okay, I'm going to pull the...

Okay, I'm going to pull the haven't-been-on-the-forum-in-years n00b card and ask a few questions here.

I'm using a CAS that has the plug instead of the wire lead, which appears to be different in...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
Thanks Tim! Hope all is well

Thanks Tim! Hope all is well
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 368,298
Posted By Bob
I remember hunting for those trim pieces for a...

I remember hunting for those trim pieces for a 242 turbo car, ended up getting 6 of 7 through my local dealer but couldn't find the passenger door piece for a couple years...eventually ordered...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By Bob
Awesome, thank you! Very helpful. I just put 2...

Awesome, thank you! Very helpful. I just put 2 and 2 together that your car was a Radwood last year, like 10 people sent me pictures of it :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By Bob
Best clutch master cylinder for Tilton hydraulic throwout release bearing

Hey everyone, sorry if this has been answered many times, feel free to tell me to search better.

I'm planning on using a Tilton 6000 series throwout bearing...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
Thank you! And yeah, Iím going to over time...

Thank you! And yeah, Iím going to over time re-upload all the old photobucket photos...still have the originals somewhere :)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 491,044
Posted By Bob
This thread was my first stop after my 6 year...

This thread was my first stop after my 6 year Turbobricks hiatus. Made me smile just like last time! Good stuff, love it.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
Been a long time since I posted. I still have the...

Been a long time since I posted. I still have the car and have been making a lot of progress in the last 2 months. Far more than the previous 5 years :)

Kind of been using quarantine as a reset...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,959
Posted By Bob
Thanks guys. I'll give that Fragola a try.

Thanks guys. I'll give that Fragola a try.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,959
Posted By Bob
Yoshifab oil cap/catch can -10AN fitting

I've been looking for a good low profile 90-degree -10AN fitting to fit the Yoshifab oil cap and clear the hood on a 240. I bought a couple 90-degree 10AN male to 10AN male fittings but they are too...
Forum: showroom 03-28-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,673
Posted By Bob
Yeah, that bothered me too, I've since moved it...

Yeah, that bothered me too, I've since moved it to the proper position :nod:
Forum: showroom 03-28-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,673
Posted By Bob
Sweet :) ...

Sweet :)

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c85/volvo244life/12916355_10208040861275198_8172680391666349275_o_zpsrslafahz.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
Making amazing progress! ...on renovating...

Making amazing progress!

...on renovating our house :lol:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c85/volvo244life/8154FB42-F6FA-4749-8089-7B35E8A648AE_zpsviwscs9f.jpg...
Forum: showroom 10-23-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,673
Posted By Bob
I think the Modins are the move, I love them. Now...

I think the Modins are the move, I love them. Now to find a set under $2K :lol:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c85/volvo244life/8b_zpsfcef0514.jpg...
Forum: showroom 10-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,673
Posted By Bob
We've definitely come full circle :lol: ...

We've definitely come full circle :lol:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c85/volvo244life/CF67FA53-0112-4373-99A0-4A47EFF33DF8_zpsqr31z2sr.jpg...
Forum: showroom 10-19-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,673
Posted By Bob
Here we go :) ...

Here we go :)

http://accessories.volvocars.com/AccessoriesWeb/Accessories.mvc/en-GB/EE/V70(08-)/2014/all/all/L.H.D/List/styling/wheel

I like those Modins a lot, that might be the move

Or the...
Forum: showroom 10-19-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,673
Posted By Bob
I would have loved a diesel V70 but no such luck...

I would have loved a diesel V70 but no such luck here.

Those Modin wheels are pretty sweet. Jordan, is this what you were thinking for the Polestar wheels?
...
Forum: showroom 10-19-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,673
Posted By Bob
Thanks guys, I agree the machined look works well...

Thanks guys, I agree the machined look works well on the car. If I could make 19s work without them looking goofy I'd be all for that
Forum: showroom 10-18-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,673
Posted By Bob
New daily driver Turbobrick - and looking for wheel suggestions :)

Update 1.5 years later:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c85/volvo244life/12916355_10208040861275198_8172680391666349275_o_zpsrslafahz.jpg

My wife and I are expecting our first kid in February...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 318,205
Posted By Bob
jealousy just got turned up to 11

jealousy just got turned up to 11
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,411
Posted By Bob
lol, me too. car is so amazing, i wish i could...

lol, me too. car is so amazing, i wish i could produce updates this good ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,411
Posted By Bob
OMG, is that an uncracked dash???? ...

OMG, is that an uncracked dash????

http://www.garaget.org/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=3963122#p3963122
Forum: showroom 01-05-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,752
Posted By Bob
That is unreal that you drove it like that :lol:

That is unreal that you drove it like that :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,081
Posted By Bob
I think I'm going to go with the external setup...

I think I'm going to go with the external setup like that. What MC did you use 2fast242gt?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,081
Posted By Bob
No one from Clutchnet seems to be able to answer...

No one from Clutchnet seems to be able to answer my question, they keep telling me to call RSI :lol:

I'm liking the external setup more and more for, using the cable fork I have now and pushing...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,081
Posted By Bob
That's good info, thanks. I was also thinking of...

That's good info, thanks. I was also thinking of using the type of external slave that I think 2fast242gt used where it pushes from rear to front and is mounted behind the cable style clutch fork. My...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,081
Posted By Bob
I'm going to call Clutchnet today and see how...

I'm going to call Clutchnet today and see how much throw their PP's take. I'm really hoping I can get the McLeod bearing to work, but would also be curious why external was preferable over internal...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,081
Posted By Bob
It looks like the 260 MC has a 3/4" bore which is...

It looks like the 260 MC has a 3/4" bore which is ideal for the McLeod bearing. Will have to do some measurements with the flywheel/disc/PP and bellhousing bolted up on the workbench to check...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,081
Posted By Bob
Cool, yeah, just doing some research and reading...

Cool, yeah, just doing some research and reading the same. Would probably use a McLeod instead if going this route. Looks like most have a threaded sleeve on the back that lets you adjust the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,081
Posted By Bob
RAM Hydraulic throwout bearing with Ford T5 - anyone used one?

Has anyone successfully used a hydro throwout bearing like this one with a Ford T5 and a 260 pedal/master?

http://www.jegs.com/i/RAM-Clutches/798/78130/10002/-1?parentProductId=#moreDetails
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
Home sweet home. I have no excuse not to work on...

Home sweet home. I have no excuse not to work on it now!

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c85/volvo244life/photo3_zps9bb0541a.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
Thanks, it felt good to get the motor back in...

Thanks, it felt good to get the motor back in after a year with it out. Taking the time to do things right this time around, I can't wait to drive the car again!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
Step in the right direction. ...

Step in the right direction.

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c85/volvo244life/null_zps7c82dbd7.jpg (http://s25.photobucket.com/user/volvo244life/media/null_zps7c82dbd7.jpg.html)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
Thanks guys! I did find out that the 531 heads...

Thanks guys! I did find out that the 531 heads had larger diameter valve springs than the 530 heads:

http://people.physics.anu.edu.au/~amh110/Head/cylinder_head_531_530.htm
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 189,057
Posted By Bob
Not much to report, but a little progress still...

Not much to report, but a little progress still counts! I really like this KL Racing serp belt setup. Also got the cam journals cleaned up and RSI stage 2 cam installed with the TTR gear. I didn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 165,824
Posted By Bob
^ that's exactly what I plan to do for my...

^ that's exactly what I plan to do for my breather box. Great build, loving it so far!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,411
Posted By Bob
inspiring and depressing at the same time! :lol:...

inspiring and depressing at the same time! :lol: I need to get to work on my car.
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