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Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 259
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Posted By blkaplan
c30 turbo would be lit

c30 turbo would be lit
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,367
Posted By blkaplan
Yep, sold em both

Yep, sold em both
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 617
Posted By blkaplan
Never conical, Angled is best but...

Never conical,

Angled is best but straight is easiest to adapt to RWD.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
S/V/C: Clunk
Views: 312
Posted By blkaplan
swaybar endlinks.

swaybar endlinks.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By blkaplan
they are the same.

they are the same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By blkaplan
id say about 60% of the smooth polished stuff is...

id say about 60% of the smooth polished stuff is completely gone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By blkaplan
ill post pics at some point

ill post pics at some point
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,351
Posted By blkaplan
:love:

:love:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By blkaplan
b230 bucket wear

I popped a head gasket a while back on my 92 that got mothballed for a bunch of months. I am back to working on it and after cleaning all the surfaces in the head I noticed that all of the lifter...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,350
Posted By blkaplan
ill be able to offer control arms again soon as...

ill be able to offer control arms again soon as well. Cant wait for my new purchase to show up
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,350
Posted By blkaplan
I have never boxed the stock stuff but I know...

I have never boxed the stock stuff but I know that putting my stiffer units on was a noticeable improvement so i would assume that boxing the stock stuff would probably be as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 149,691
Posted By blkaplan
yea,,,, id only go 1 piece with a composite shaft...

yea,,,, id only go 1 piece with a composite shaft in a car with that much power.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By blkaplan
I wouldn't worry about increasing the bore on...

I wouldn't worry about increasing the bore on these. you wont gain enough to justify having thin cylinder walls.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,081
Posted By blkaplan
buy them and tell us when they fail. :-D

buy them and tell us when they fail. :-D
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,428
Posted By blkaplan
We have a JRZ kt for them. Works well :-) but...

We have a JRZ kt for them. Works well :-) but not cheap
Forum: showroom 10-16-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 73,989
Posted By blkaplan
Oawwwwwww snap

Oawwwwwww snap
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 121,016
Posted By blkaplan
2020 is going to be the year of all 240s. :nod:

2020 is going to be the year of all 240s. :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By blkaplan
That wouldn't make a difference.

That wouldn't make a difference.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,613
Posted By blkaplan
Save the b21F intake manifold and the valve...

Save the b21F intake manifold and the valve cover. Those are useful
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By blkaplan
volvo saw borked cranks when they were designing...

volvo saw borked cranks when they were designing the b230 in testing thats why they added the harmonic damper. Forged b23 crank doesn't need it cause its strong like ukraine.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 73,471
Posted By blkaplan
Car is awesome. Needs a proper gas cap so it...

Car is awesome. Needs a proper gas cap so it doesn't spew fumes & liquid all over the place.

The steel bar that you can feel pressing perpendicular into your spine on the passenger seat could...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 143,837
Posted By blkaplan
Let me know if you need a replacement bearing.

Let me know if you need a replacement bearing.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,371
Posted By blkaplan
i haven't had good luck shipping hoods with...

i haven't had good luck shipping hoods with greyhound. they showed up damaged.
Forum: events 09-25-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 42,590
Posted By blkaplan
This should be grand

This should be grand
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,833
Posted By blkaplan
zeitronix and aem seem to be the top favorites.

zeitronix and aem seem to be the top favorites.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By blkaplan
Is your sparco a fixed back composite seat? If...

Is your sparco a fixed back composite seat? If it is it would be worthwhile just buying a new cover for it as its much higher quality then something like a NRG seat.

The composite part is...
Forum: showroom 09-20-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 73,989
Posted By blkaplan
respect!!!

respect!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,833
Posted By blkaplan
Latest and greatest for widebands?

What's the consensus for the wideband 02s these days?

I want something that has a round gauge. I don't think data logging is necessary but ECU input would be.
Forum: showroom 09-18-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 73,989
Posted By blkaplan
All that pristine original bodywork. :-( ...

All that pristine original bodywork. :-(

Oh well.
Forum: showroom 09-18-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 73,989
Posted By blkaplan
Were those the original fenders?

Were those the original fenders?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 73,471
Posted By blkaplan
You should get a neon sign from a bar and put in...

You should get a neon sign from a bar and put in the back window for your 3rd window.
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 42,590
Posted By blkaplan
I'll take one,

I'll take one,
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 342,101
Posted By blkaplan
I would never run those STS 3rd mounts on a...

I would never run those STS 3rd mounts on a street car.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,540
Posted By blkaplan
That kit looks pretty good to me. I really...

That kit looks pretty good to me.

I really like the design of the compressor housing. Lots of easy mounting options for a waste gate bracket for RWD clocking.

its not a crazy amount of...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 34,744
Posted By blkaplan
get a plastic battery tray from a later 240.

get a plastic battery tray from a later 240.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By blkaplan
The swedes know how to weld ;-) With any...

The swedes know how to weld ;-)

With any good weld the part just wont come out as one piece unless you completely remove the weld and even then you need to use a lot of force as the base metal...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By blkaplan
The spacer is welded to the tube. I've removed...

The spacer is welded to the tube. I've removed dozens of them.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,351
Posted By blkaplan
They are holding up fine on hacksters car... he...

They are holding up fine on hacksters car... he makes decent power.

They can get hammered when you have loose bolts.

A thin SS sleeve that is backed by a Hardened alloy steel bearing is...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By blkaplan
thats gonna be a big NO from me.

thats gonna be a big NO from me.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By blkaplan
The car was made correctly. Poly bushes on 240s...

The car was made correctly. Poly bushes on 240s ruin the handling as you quickly found out.

The last bolt wouldn't go in because the poly was causing your entire rear suspension to bind and be...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,691
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts/products/700-900-spherical-adjustable-strut-mounts

get a set of these and dial in a good alignment (as much - camber as you can manage)
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
240: M47 leak
Views: 782
Posted By blkaplan
im tempted to buy a m47 from volvo and have the...

im tempted to buy a m47 from volvo and have the dealer install it to get the lifetime warranty
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By blkaplan
Drive a quarter mile and check your trap speed. ...

Drive a quarter mile and check your trap speed. You should be able to get a ball park of your hp numbers to verify with.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,376
Posted By blkaplan
Get a dial indicator and start measuring. ...

Get a dial indicator and start measuring. Measure the hubs with no rotors, measure with rotors, measure with spacers, and measure the wheels.

Should be easy to figure out if its any of those...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 145,162
Posted By blkaplan
Great numbers!!!

Great numbers!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By blkaplan
those numbers are horrible. you definitely have...

those numbers are horrible. you definitely have something wrong.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 38,780
Posted By blkaplan
The volvo setup is reliable, To my knowledge it...

The volvo setup is reliable, To my knowledge it was never a problem when these cars were new and being driven by the masses. You can have problems with inferior parts being replace but the stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 38,780
Posted By blkaplan
Also please don't take any of this as being too...

Also please don't take any of this as being too critical. I like what you are doing and am trying to help with some suggestions. Sometimes tone and intent can be difficult to convey over interw3bs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By blkaplan
If it is a td04hl it will swap fine. its...

If it is a td04hl it will swap fine. its probably not if you have interference
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 38,780
Posted By blkaplan
I would be more concerned with misalignment and...

I would be more concerned with misalignment and geometric tolerances then surface finish.

Think about how the oil pumps are assembled and how they bolt to the block. Theres some variance...
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