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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,080
Posted By qwkswede
Weird. It wasn't a link. I uploaded a small image...

Weird. It wasn't a link. I uploaded a small image to the site. Does that not work any more? I can see the image.
Link no worky
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,080
Posted By qwkswede
Those self contained subs with an amp are a nice...

Those self contained subs with an amp are a nice option too. The space requirements have become really tiny for those the last few years. I always forget about those.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,080
Posted By qwkswede
You guys can engineer this to death. But the...

You guys can engineer this to death. But the system pictured above of my 240s parcel shelf works just spectacularly. The speakers don't explode because they not mounted in a small enclosure. Mine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,080
Posted By qwkswede
He is Clive, head of Volvo's crash test dummy...

He is Clive, head of Volvo's crash test dummy department. I think they used to sell them at the dealerships. Not sure where mine came from. They were around in Volvo circles 10 years ago.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,080
Posted By qwkswede
2 decent rockford fosgate 8" woofers. They work...

2 decent rockford fosgate 8" woofers. They work decently using the trunk as their cabinet. The parcel shelf panel is made from 3/4" MDF and sealed off around the edges.

15882
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
Swedish-Rocket, Who built your converter? And...

Swedish-Rocket, Who built your converter? And what rpm are you able to reach against the brakes?

I have played that game with aw71 converters too, with mixed results. I never got the stall speed I...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
There are alot of variables in the equation. But...

There are alot of variables in the equation. But large heavy volvos with an AW71 and big laggy turbo are very hard to launch effectively. They don't have any torque until full boost hits a second or...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
You have been added to the list! Nice work.

You have been added to the list! Nice work.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
And tonight's track day was rained and snowed...

And tonight's track day was rained and snowed out. I think that might be it for Colorado this year.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
Wennstroma Your times have been recorded. ...

Wennstroma Your times have been recorded.

This has been a pretty solid year for participation. It's good to see the strong interest in the ol Volvs.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,096
Posted By qwkswede
Upload video to youtube and put the link here.

Upload video to youtube and put the link here.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
Do you have a timeslip for that "hybrid" ?? It's...

Do you have a timeslip for that "hybrid" ?? It's a Chevy with a Volvo engine right? That's doing something right....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
2 Tracks closing, WOW That's terrible news. What...

2 Tracks closing, WOW That's terrible news. What is happening lately? Wednesday nights at the track here in Denver have hundreds of people and sponsored by the local police departments. They hope...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
The air is getting cool and dense here lately. I...

The air is getting cool and dense here lately. I don't know how other parts of the country are doing, but this is some good weather for making boost! Get out to your local track while there is still...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,096
Posted By qwkswede
Have you put a timing light on it while cranking...

Have you put a timing light on it while cranking to make sure it is in the ballpark BTDC ?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 65,328
Posted By qwkswede
I got T-boned in an intersection in a relatively...

I got T-boned in an intersection in a relatively slow residential area.

I have had some newer daily driver Volvos too. And I do think about the better safety equipment in the newer Volvos,...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 65,328
Posted By qwkswede
Thumbs down 249,000 miles and the fun stopped.

The last couple months the car has been ripping. It now has some fat 100lb injectors and an E85 tune. It was really fun to drive. I even made it to the drag strip one night for some 15 second passes...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-09-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By qwkswede
Do you have a simulator? plug that in to the...

Do you have a simulator? plug that in to the microsquirt, turn the CLT dial and at least you can figure out if the problem is in the ECU or in the harness/engine. I don't think there are any...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
Does the Linuxman garage dyno have capability for...

Does the Linuxman garage dyno have capability for all wheel drive cars?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
Got you down. Image is visible to me too. Is...

Got you down. Image is visible to me too. Is that what a "modified" V70R makes to the tires?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,499
Posted By qwkswede
You could also relocate the MAF sensor to the...

You could also relocate the MAF sensor to the spare parts bin in the basement. Install MS, and win.

I did the same as everyone here, but then realized it was tricky to get the car idling and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks Kenny, It is good to see some...

Thanks Kenny,
It is good to see some enthusiasm for drag racing the Volvos this year. We are off to a good start.
Forum: showroom 06-07-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,379
Posted By qwkswede
Long overdue update

Well, not much to update. I got a bit sidetracked and low on project car funds. So this car has been sitting taking up space in my garage. But I am finding some motivation and time lately. Pictures...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
Please check the current board and let me know if...

Please check the current board and let me know if I missed anybody. Just added sbabbs best.


@Marvelous3 - do you have a timeslip for that 16.2? OR some more details at least?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
Gary! Do you have a timeslip? Trying to get the...

Gary! Do you have a timeslip? Trying to get the board up to date....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
I just added times for t8fanning also. Man that...

I just added times for t8fanning also. Man that car has some serious mph! First time I had seen that one. Good work bud. Now just get that thing to 60' and you'll be cookin!

Here is an...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
I feel like I'm behind on some points totalling....

I feel like I'm behind on some points totalling. I'll get that done soon. But it's about me for a minute because I wanted to post my report from last night at Bandimere Speedway. Thunder, lightning,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By qwkswede
It is on the return line, near the fuel rail. ...

It is on the return line, near the fuel rail.

Do you think it could be related to decreasing fuel flow when you start spraying fuel into the engine? I haven't really put much demand on my fuel...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By qwkswede
Here is a link to the sensor I bought on Amazon: ...

Here is a link to the sensor I bought on Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01C5Q7XQ0/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Description:
MNJWS Flex Fuel Composition Sensor E85...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By qwkswede
Yep, that is the conversation we were having the...

Yep, that is the conversation we were having the last couple posts. It isn't exactly borked. And it is working just fine for me. I'm not seeing any unexpected sudden changes in the fuel % reading...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By qwkswede
Many have tried that. Some even try turning off...

Many have tried that. Some even try turning off the key and put it in neutral. Apparently zero emissions doesn't register as a pass either.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By qwkswede
Yeah, after your last comment I did take a look...

Yeah, after your last comment I did take a look at the fuel % log. Under all kinds of loads, it looks stable. It fluctuates +/- .1 or .2 at the most.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By qwkswede
Yep, now I know. I'm surprised there isn't more...

Yep, now I know. I'm surprised there isn't more pressure on the MS development crew to add some more sophisticated tuning for flex fuel. Straight E85 tunes are good for weekend fun cars. But I need...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By qwkswede
Well,despite the simple interface. The fueling...

Well,despite the simple interface. The fueling seems to be somewhat usable. I added another couple gallons ethanol and brought the mixture to 32% today. I have the multiplier set up to keep the AFRs...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By qwkswede
Wow, That ethanol % changing under load is a...

Wow,
That ethanol % changing under load is a bit alarming. I'll defintely datalog the sensor values and keep an eye on them. It seems stable just driving around town.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks John. What you described is what I thought...

Thanks John. What you described is what I thought i was going to be doing. This is an MS2Extra setup running on microsquirt hardware. Let me hunt around a bit. Maybe there is a better version of code...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By qwkswede
Megasquirt flex fuel tuning E85 with ethanol sensor.

I am trying to work through a decent flex fuel tune on my daily driver 240. I have done plenty of E85 tunes on red blocks over the years. But on my daily driver car I wanted to experiment with true...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
That sounds like a hell of a weekend. I'll get...

That sounds like a hell of a weekend. I'll get you guys into the spreadsheet. Some targets for the rest of the country to chase for the rest of 2018.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By qwkswede
I will certainly look into using both injector...

I will certainly look into using both injector channels just to spread the load out. But I haven't had any tuning problems with this car "yet" though. I'm pretty sure I'm still on a single injector...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By qwkswede
First image is the old school low-z delphis. They...

First image is the old school low-z delphis. They come in many sizes. I have run a few of these in my cars over the years. And my brother in law has a set in his turbo ford ranger. They are a pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By qwkswede
So I ordered up some siemens deka 80s. I found...

So I ordered up some siemens deka 80s. I found some info on the spray patterns of the new gen siemens and also my previous favorite delphi low Z units. I never had any running problems with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
We will need to get a moderator to pin this to...

We will need to get a moderator to pin this to the top and release the 2017 thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,655
Posted By qwkswede
Yeah. Sounds good. I started a new thread for...

Yeah. Sounds good. I started a new thread for 2018. I'll get it polished up with the new times and stuff ASAP.
The East killed it in 2017 with lots of fast v8 swap Volvos. But the west coast,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,460
Posted By qwkswede
The 2018 East vs West Competition.

Rules: (nicked from http://www.turbobricks.com/evw.php)
Summary
The "east vs. west" shootout was created by Pat D. (tuff240) to help motivate the group by creating a friendly yet competitive event...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By qwkswede
Yeah, I know that is mostly true. I have run as...

Yeah, I know that is mostly true. I have run as big as 2000cc injectors on ms too. It is never a problem to get satisfactory driveability. But there is some difference with atomization and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,277
Posted By qwkswede
I had a Unitek head about 12-13 years ago. Mike...

I had a Unitek head about 12-13 years ago. Mike Aaro from Unitek used to pop on the forum sometimes. I haven't heard much from them for a very long time. I wasn't sure they were still in business.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By qwkswede
I worked on a megasquirt car that was running...

I worked on a megasquirt car that was running around denver. And someone sold him some of the tiny Bosch EV14 injectors with adapter fittings, and adapter plugs. I think they were 95lb. They were...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By qwkswede
I have run these large body rochestor/delphi...

I have run these large body rochestor/delphi injectors in the past with good results. $53 each at fivomotorports.com. Are these the ones you are referring to? They come in a 75lb/hr variety. And...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By qwkswede
Where are you guys sourcing these delphi's? Are...

Where are you guys sourcing these delphi's? Are these drop in for the Volvo harness and fuel rail? I can wire up some resistors if needed. I just don't have them in the harness on my NA 240.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By qwkswede
Need some injector recommendation...

Hey folks. It has been a long time I know. But I'm still around...

I have the itch to run e85 in my 240 and explore using a flex fuel sensor feeding megasquirt. It is something I never did in...
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