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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 08:55 AM
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Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I wish I could tell you there is a surefire...

I wish I could tell you there is a surefire solution. I have tried a few different things with no resolution and have just decided to live with it as have others :/.
-adjusted pinion / trans angles...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
These type noises? AFAIK...many have the same...

These type noises?
AFAIK...many have the same issues. Tfrasca bought a new T5Z and it made the noise.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/WcjU71iTPmo"...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 48,134
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Cool, do you have a build thread anywhere? ...

Cool, do you have a build thread anywhere?

Which Tilton hydro TOB are you using?

Edit: found you on IG (@analogluxury)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 29,432
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Great project! How do you like the T5 trans...

Great project!

How do you like the T5 trans behind the 20v? Does it create the “decel rattle” that occurs on the 4cyl cars?

Also what hydro TOB are you using?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
FWIW...I think there is a 740 downpipe and a 940...

FWIW...I think there is a 740 downpipe and a 940 downpipe which are slightly different shapes.

I used a 940 downpipe for my 240 +T and did not have to do any modification to make it clear the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 48,134
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
+1 Has anyone completed the whiteblock + T5...

+1

Has anyone completed the whiteblock + T5 trans conversion via the DeeWorks adapter?

The whiteblock/RWD swaps that I am aware of do not use the T5.

Homer 244: 5cyl + M90...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
FYI, if you don't want to wait for an online...

FYI, if you don't want to wait for an online order and if you have a Grainger branch near you, you can order a bag of 25+ Cu washers in whatever size you choose and pickup in store next day.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Another easier test to do is to take the cap off...

Another easier test to do is to take the cap off of the reservoir, start the car and watch for a trail of bubbles coming up through the fluid in the reservoir.

IMO this will only reveal if the hg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You can also do a "dye test" aka "block test" by...

You can also do a "dye test" aka "block test" by renting a tool from AutoZone (test fluid is ~$10). This will detect combustion gases in the coolant reservoir = bad headgasket....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 47,149
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:rofl: yea, btdt

:rofl: yea, btdt
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 47,149
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ha, good question...at this point I don't know...

Ha, good question...at this point I don't know exactly. Maybe just leave the 242 as-is for a while. :e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 47,149
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Headgasket replacement was a success, also...

Headgasket replacement was a success, also replaced the crank and aux shaft seals. The “rope trick” works well for crank pulley bolt removal and installation.
https://i.imgur.com/L4tKnhNl.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
this guy did a nice job cleaning a set for me...

this guy did a nice job cleaning a set for me recently: http://injectorrepair.com/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Not exactly what you describe, but this is my...

Not exactly what you describe, but this is my go-to for injector data...you have to know the Bosch p/n tho.
http://users.erols.com/srweiss/tableifc.htm
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 27,994
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Lookin fresh...that green paint is 100!

Lookin fresh...that green paint is 100!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I believe that is just the light in that...

I believe that is just the light in that pic...after closer inspection, #1 has noticably less carbon on the majority of the piston surface.

Remainder of the last bolt is out. It came out rather...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ha, that's true...gotta look on the bright side. ...

Ha, that's true...gotta look on the bright side.

This is my first headgasket job, so to be honest I don't exactly know what I'm looking for as far as a failure mode.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Good news is that the head is off, but what a...

Good news is that the head is off, but what a chore! I drilled the head off of the bolt, but then had to lift the head off of what was left which turned out to be quite difficult because of how close...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks. Iíll put them back in before working on...

Thanks. Iíll put them back in before working on the trouble bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks for all the input! Yes, 10mm allen...

Thanks for all the input!

Yes, 10mm allen head and M12x1.75 threads on the head bolts.

I will report back on any developments.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Question B21 head bolt removal problem

(Cross posted from my project thread, figured I might get some more feedback here)
http://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=5880257&postcount=169

Car: 1979 242 (B21F) 220k miles

Hit a bit of...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 47,149
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Howdy local! LS turbo will be sweeet. Also,...

Howdy local! LS turbo will be sweeet.

Also, if one of the head bolts came out like this, what are the chances of it not stripping the threads in the block when reinstalling? (upper half of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 47,149
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Hit a bit of a snag in my headgasket repair. ...

Hit a bit of a snag in my headgasket repair.

I rounded one of the rear head bolts trying to loosen it...:(

All the others came out without too much drama.

What is the best course of action...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,639
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^Is that car/engine still around somewhere?

^^Is that car/engine still around somewhere?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,252
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You don't have to weld on a M4x bellhousing if...

You don't have to weld on a M4x bellhousing if you use a DeeWorks adapter.
https://www.deeworks.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Redblock-CD.pdf
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 38,981
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
IIRC, shorter MBC lines are better...once you get...

IIRC, shorter MBC lines are better...once you get your boost set, maybe shorten up the lines and zip tie the MBC to the pre-turbo pipe. :e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 47,149
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Based on what I've found, I'm thinking headgasket...

Based on what I've found, I'm thinking headgasket has a leak around cyl 1. Hard driving at 14psi (16T) aggravates the problem (venting coolant). I may turn down the boost and see if it lessens the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 47,149
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks like my suspicion was correct. I got a...

Looks like my suspicion was correct. I got a block test kit at AutoZone (rent tool, buy fluid for $9) and the blue dye turned yellow. :grrr:

I tested at idle and the fluid stayed blue, but after...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 47,149
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Re: cooling system pressure/venting -confirmed...

Re: cooling system pressure/venting
-confirmed that I do have a Hepu water pump on the car, unfortunately don’t have a pic of the impeller
-having a pretty consistent cold start miss on cyl #1,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Get “fuel injection” hose that is meant for...

Get “fuel injection” hose that is meant for higher presssure. Don’t use regular fuel hose. You can get fuel injection hose at most auto parts stores.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,359
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:drool: so clean! nice work.

:drool:
so clean! nice work.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,252
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Figure on ~$1k till you're done.

Figure on ~$1k till you're done.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Cool car! I feel your pain on the rust! The...

Cool car!

I feel your pain on the rust! The plague of the northeast!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 245,001
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Essentially yes...both are intended to condense...

Essentially yes...both are intended to condense oil out of crankcase vapors and drain the oil back to the block and route the vapors back to the intake in order to burn them during normal combustion.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,117
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
http://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=345623

http://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=345623
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,007
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
SMH...darn. I'm glad I saved the pdfs I did...

SMH...darn.

I'm glad I saved the pdfs I did over the years.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 245,001
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:rofl: truth

:rofl: truth
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
On my B21+T (LH2.2) I started with 850T orange...

On my B21+T (LH2.2) I started with 850T orange top injectors (0 280 150 785) which ran fine with the 13C and ran fine with the 16T, but the AFR increased to around 12 in boost (16T @ ~12psi), so I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Flow rate data: ...

Flow rate data:
http://users.erols.com/srweiss/tableifc.htm

Correct, the stock redblock green top injectors are low impedance and the FWD injectors are high impedance. In other words, the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 245,001
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Sort of. :) I put a spacer on the bottom and...

Sort of. :)

I put a spacer on the bottom and two small spacers on the top in order to position it vertically. L/R position is pretty well controlled by the radiator (in other words, it doesn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 245,001
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
My catch can setup is as follows: Valve...

My catch can setup is as follows:

Valve cover = vent
Yoshi fuel pump plate = vent (https://yoshifab.com/store/redblock-10an-fuel-pump-plate-vent.html)
welded bung on oil pan = oil drain...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 245,001
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Are you *sure* it's the RMS? The front main...

Are you *sure* it's the RMS?

The front main seal can also leak and let oil run down along the pass side seam between block and oil pan and then collect/drip from the bellhousing area.

I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://www.ebay.com/itm/2-52mm-3-Triple-Gauge-Met...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2-52mm-3-Triple-Gauge-Meter-Holder-Cup-Dash-Pillar-Mount-Pod-Plastic-Hot-Sale/251639818977?epid=1455604812&hash=item3a96e6eae1:g:bTMAAOSw~XpZVe2I:rk:2:pf:0&vxp=mtr

I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I didn't drill the dash...I just used some...

I didn't drill the dash...I just used some double-sided tape to hold the ebay gauge pod. Works well.

https://i.imgur.com/4YSatBIl.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,103
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
What style turbine housing do you have on your...

What style turbine housing do you have on your 16T?

IIRC the angled flange housing may cause some issues with fitting one nut, but a straight or conical housing shouldn't cause any problems.
Ref:...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,158
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Wow nice CAD work.

Wow nice CAD work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Have you done a boost leak test? (pressurized the...

Have you done a boost leak test? (pressurized the intake system and sprayed soapy water on all the charge piping and vacuum connections)

You may be surprised what you find.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,527
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd get the "upgrade" version of the tank pump. ...

I'd get the "upgrade" version of the tank pump.

I had issues where the stock replacement tank pump would not provide enough volume of fuel to the high pressure pump causing the main pump to buzz....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Bosch: 0 280 160 260 Mopar: 4306015 437 Ref: ...

Bosch: 0 280 160 260
Mopar: 4306015 437
Ref:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=5385
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=149418

Might investigate getting bigger injectors...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 245,001
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
My gauge says about 35psi (2.4bar) hot idle,...

My gauge says about 35psi (2.4bar) hot idle, 15W40 Rotella.
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