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Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Thanks alot! Probably what I'm most happy with in...

Thanks alot! Probably what I'm most happy with in the mods I've done, makes everything more OEM.




Kit spécifique à la 940 avec clim, tu peux trouver tout ici:...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Actually improved drivability the most...

Actually improved drivability the most surprisingly! Feels like the car breaths easier at lower revs, kind of like a bigger exhaust would feel.


Long overdue update:

Overhauled my whole...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,864
Posted By MrKrabs
Why not use something like this to simplify pipe...

Why not use something like this to simplify pipe work:
https://imgur.com/a/7FDh8Bs
Love the build and the twins, keep it up :)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By MrKrabs
Quoting from the tuner: "boost fuel cut limit...

Quoting from the tuner: "boost fuel cut limit disabled, much better fuel trim curves, slightly changed Lambda tip in tip out points and slightly less overfuelling on start up"

Otherwise my idle is...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-20-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By MrKrabs
It's running rich up top, crap idle, it's...

It's running rich up top, crap idle, it's reaction time to richen up when boost kicks in etc.


However I feel like I should get an Ostrich tuner and tune it myself, rather then Microsquirt it as...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-18-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By MrKrabs
Microsquirt vs LH2.4 for adaptability

Hello everyone, disclaimer: unexperienced in EMS's

Currently running LH2.4 and having issues with it (who doesn't).
I would've switched to a programmable EMS but my car is my daily and more...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By MrKrabs
I've since then fitted a 90° before the AMM,...

I've since then fitted a 90° before the AMM, didn't really change much. Now have a fuel chip fitted matched to my 383cc Sierra Cosworth injectors, and still running deep in the 10's AFR wise after...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By MrKrabs
Um oops? That's exactly what I have atm haha, a...

Um oops?
That's exactly what I have atm haha, a cone filter straight after the AMM.
I'll work on adapting a 90° before it then.
Thanks alot for the info!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By MrKrabs
It's rough, really doesn't like revving up there....

It's rough, really doesn't like revving up there.



Oops so it's an AMM, wasn't sure on that one. I have a working spare I'll try real quick, just to make sure.
The wideband sensor is just...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By MrKrabs
AFR issues on stock LH2.4

Hi there,

First of all, my car:
1997 940 Turbo B230FK

Only modifications:
-TD04 15g @ 8 psi
-3 inch turbo back exhaust
-KL Racing 60mm intercooler
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Update time! Went back home and got alot of work...

Update time! Went back home and got alot of work done. I'll break it up in a few posts.


After having decided what path I wanted to chase down with this car, I started ordering parts.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By MrKrabs
These do require lash caps, it's all specified on...

These do require lash caps, it's all specified on their website.
I was wondering how do you install these lash caps? Have to take the valves off?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,023
Posted By MrKrabs
How do you even put the power down? I struggle...

How do you even put the power down?
I struggle in hairpins with stock 135 hp and the rear 25mm IPD swaybar. Feels like it picks up the inner wheel.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Cheers dude!! I guess Europe is the place to be...

Cheers dude!! I guess Europe is the place to be for a lot of things haha. I'll be heading home in two weeks to work on it some more.
I've come up with some very neat ideas for the car which I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Nitrac rotors & EBC Yellow pads as well, no...

Nitrac rotors & EBC Yellow pads as well, no issues with cold bite personally. Not as good as stock but not dangerous at all either.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,046
Posted By MrKrabs
Damn that is very good info! Thanks (again)...

Damn that is very good info! Thanks (again) JerryJS8 !

Looking foward to see the rest of your build and maybe learn more useful tips for mine :)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Je les ai surtout choisis parce qu'ils sont...

Je les ai surtout choisis parce qu'ils sont cryogénisés, j'avais des soucis de disques voilés avant que ceux ci n'ont pas. Ils s'usent beaucoup plus doucement aussi !
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Time for take n°2 ! After waiting for five...

Time for take n°2 !

After waiting for five months for the right example to pop up for sale, I travelled to the other side of France to pick this one up.

https://i.imgur.com/DAKoTn0.jpg?1
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,046
Posted By MrKrabs
Damn my 940 is like yours before you started...

Damn my 940 is like yours before you started needing more power haha.
Did you hear the detonation when running at 1 bar? My 15g at 1 bar doesn't cause me trouble though I don't have an EZK chip...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,023
Posted By MrKrabs
Nice work! Jealous of your turbo haha +1 for...

Nice work! Jealous of your turbo haha

+1 for JW240's advice, you can get Citroën C6 17" steelies which are 5x108 7x17 et 32 with 65.1mm center bore. All over Leboncoin and even brand new on...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 42,757
Posted By MrKrabs
Damn, looks great! I really like the 80's vibe it...

Damn, looks great! I really like the 80's vibe it gives out.
On a side note, I'm also getting my girl, which you've met, to start thinking about cars in a different way haha. She was probably as...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Got rear ended, car's totalled, fml ...

Got rear ended, car's totalled, fml

https://i.imgur.com/F95LNSU.jpg?1

I was slowing down because of the car in front was turning into a side road, the dude behind came full steam under the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,707
Posted By MrKrabs
Does this include the later '95+ european 940's?...

Does this include the later '95+ european 940's? I thought they would've upgraded the main pump to compensate for no secondary inline pump
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,707
Posted By MrKrabs
Awesome info guys!! I got 390cc injectors @3.8...

Awesome info guys!! I got 390cc injectors @3.8 bars for cheap and asked TLAO for a fuel chip to go with my setup.
Gonna use an ajustable FPR too to get as much fuel as possible.
Anyone know's the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,000
Posted By MrKrabs
Looks awesome! I'm going to be following this for...

Looks awesome! I'm going to be following this for the auxilary battery install, I'm looking into doing the same thing for mine as I camp in it all over europe as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,707
Posted By MrKrabs
E85/FlexFuel on lh2.4 ?

I posted these questions on the Facebook group, and I'll try my luck here. Basically trying to gain some info to be able to drive on e85 with my setup for the least amount of money !

-What are the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Hehe yes I chickened out of doing it on my back...

Hehe yes I chickened out of doing it on my back in a grass field. Was a good decision though!

Here's a quick video or my friend who travelled in the 940 this year. This was last year's event, but...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
I just did 3000 km's of highway driving across...

I just did 3000 km's of highway driving across europe and it's definitely OK with the m90. The extra driveability in town is 110% worth it I'd say.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 42,757
Posted By MrKrabs
Loved getting to see your car in person! All of...

Loved getting to see your car in person! All of your mods looked real clean and OEM. Wished I had the time to get a ride in it. Keep it up :)
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Time for an update I guess then! Since last...

Time for an update I guess then!

Since last time I've mainly been putting miles on the car and upgrading what I break along the way.

-Updated my whole suspension, got rid of my chopped front...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 116,598
Posted By MrKrabs
Interesting of you to mention that as I have the...

Interesting of you to mention that as I have the same setup and same issue. I thought my engine just had to much blowby without ever really checking, but now re-evaluating the situation. I'll be...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 24,718
Posted By MrKrabs
Beautiful car man! Black on black looks nice

Beautiful car man! Black on black looks nice
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,575
Posted By MrKrabs
Following for TrueTrac install guide hehe. Lovely...

Following for TrueTrac install guide hehe. Lovely car! Jealous of the 740 front end.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,527
Posted By MrKrabs
Yep, fell in love with the country and it's...

Yep, fell in love with the country and it's people. Cool to see brick lovers in NZ :)

And yep, that's the one !
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,527
Posted By MrKrabs
I'm a French student that took a 1.5 gap year in...

I'm a French student that took a 1.5 gap year in NZ, and always keep an eye on RWD Volvo ad's on TradeMe aha

When/if I come back I'll probably import my LHD '97 945 over as I've spent too much...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,527
Posted By MrKrabs
Never considered Auckland as a Kiwi city for that...

Never considered Auckland as a Kiwi city for that reason. Wouldn't happen in Chch or Wellington I reckon..!
Used to live in Wellington, looking at going back there soon because of how much I loved...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Hokaaaay so, Bled the clutch, took care of...

Hokaaaay so,

Bled the clutch, took care of my water leak and finished up the bracket for my new wastegate. It's now a car again! I'm currently at 9 psi, just to get things running and check for...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
It runs ! Had an issue with wiring up the wasted...

It runs ! Had an issue with wiring up the wasted spark board that I didn't notice. I'm starting to learn that ignition issues are very often simpler then it may seem at first haha.

Need to bleed...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Oh I didn't know cast manifolds didn't like...

Oh I didn't know cast manifolds didn't like thermal wrap. I'll be taking it off then! My downpipe is already wrapped. Thanks all you guys for the heads up.



Meanwhile, fitted the TTV billet...
Forum: article composition 01-22-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 224,084
Posted By MrKrabs
Sorry in advance for what might be a stupid...

Sorry in advance for what might be a stupid question, but can I test the 1+4 and 2+3 wires coming out of my EZK on my wasted spark install for voltage with a multimeter or test lamp?
I suspect I...
Forum: showroom 01-19-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,360
Posted By MrKrabs
Elle est superbe! La couleur que je préfère pour...

Elle est superbe! La couleur que je préfère pour ces 940 :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Engine fully reassembled, waiting on my Classic...

Engine fully reassembled, waiting on my Classic Swede order to arrive with the new flywheel and 850R clutch before tossing the engine back in.
On a side note, anyone knows if I need an 012 MAF to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Yeah it's sitting on my work bench but as I...

Yeah it's sitting on my work bench but as I mentionned I have no idea how to fit it in my axle. Surely there's a guide or something somewhere...?

And my catch can is simply a baffled Mishimoto...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Merci bien! I know nobody here is going to...

Merci bien!
I know nobody here is going to want to let me run the 15g haha, but I got a really good deal on it, and it'll just bolt right in now that I've clocked it. I'm sure in the future I'll...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Ah un francophone! Je réponderai en anglais pour...

Ah un francophone! Je réponderai en anglais pour pas que les autres se perdent..
An Enem V15 = the IPD turbo cam right? And I'll keep the VX3 I think, as I'd rather spend the money on better...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,678
Posted By MrKrabs
Typical '97 945 Turbo

Back story to this car:
Bought in Italy during Spring '17, brought it back home and registered it in France.
It's a 1997 (like me!), B200ft, M90 940. In italian 'Polar' trim. 155k km's when I got...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 147,081
Posted By MrKrabs
What did they rub on? The inside frame rails? ...

What did they rub on? The inside frame rails?
Edit: and they where 205/70 15's?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 147,081
Posted By MrKrabs
Love this thread. It's inspired me to get some...

Love this thread. It's inspired me to get some 205/70 15's and bring my 940 back to stock height. With a TruTrac it might actually be somewhat capable, for a 20 year old station wagon that is.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By MrKrabs
Question M90 clutch alignement tool?

Hey guys, maybe you could help me out..?

I'm looking at installing a single mass billet flywheel with an 850r clutch on my m90 on my 97' 940.
Any of you know where I can find an M90 alignement...
Forum: article composition 11-02-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 224,084
Posted By MrKrabs
As an utter noob at wiring and anything related,...

As an utter noob at wiring and anything related, I must ask: what's the recommended wire gauge for this, and no need for shielded, right...?
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