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Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 04:46 PM
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Posted By swedish-rocket
Just hoping to try to pull little more power out...

Just hoping to try to pull little more power out of it after reading about the 9 blade. I can upgrade the wheel for about 150 with balance.

A Gt28 or Gt30 looks nice if I decide to upgrade but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By swedish-rocket
Turbine Wheel

Currently I have a 11 blade turbine wheel on my TD04HL-20T. Iím wondering if itís worth trying a 9 blade turbine wheel? I think I have the turbo pretty maxed out with my setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,171
Posted By swedish-rocket
Great power! Really awesome sleeper! Good Job!

Great power! Really awesome sleeper! Good Job!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,046
Posted By swedish-rocket
How was the timing retarded at a specific rpm?

How was the timing retarded at a specific rpm?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,046
Posted By swedish-rocket
That would be wicked! I still donít have any mph...

That would be wicked! I still donít have any mph with the car but it would launch like a rocket.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,046
Posted By swedish-rocket
http://www.torqueconverter1.com Torco...

http://www.torqueconverter1.com

Torco Enterprise Did the torque converter. I asked for a high stall for a AW72L transmission.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,046
Posted By swedish-rocket
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUtIIozazwM Hereís...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUtIIozazwM Hereís another good launch video.

Iíll have to hunt down where I bought the torque converter at. Itís a 700rpm over stock. I leave about 3000 rpm. I can...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,046
Posted By swedish-rocket
Your right, I had a TD04HL-15G thenI went to a...

Your right, I had a TD04HL-15G thenI went to a TD04HL-20T and it took so long to build boost off the launch. I put in a high stall converter and the car launches well again.
Forum: showroom 11-07-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 437,599
Posted By swedish-rocket
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kmwkeGuwaUA My...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kmwkeGuwaUA

My first run at the track last Saturday on 17 psi of boost.

14.0 vs his 14.3
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,046
Posted By swedish-rocket
Through an auto... I see your running manual....

Through an auto... I see your running manual. Nice build!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,046
Posted By swedish-rocket
Btw what is your setup???

Btw what is your setup???
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,046
Posted By swedish-rocket
Thanks guys! Yeah slicks and open diff. I wish I...

Thanks guys! Yeah slicks and open diff. I wish I could build more boost off the launch but the brakes won’t keep the car from moving when I brake boost. I’ve been able to cut 1.8s in the car before....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,046
Posted By swedish-rocket
http://i68.tinypic.com/veudg8.jpg 13.600 for...

http://i68.tinypic.com/veudg8.jpg

13.600 for the East Side

B230FT 1990 Volvo 240
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By swedish-rocket
I put in a new Oring and permatex thread sealant....

I put in a new Oring and permatex thread sealant. I'm crossing my fingers. Thank you btw.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By swedish-rocket
Transmission fitting leak.

I have a leaking transmission fitting. The 90 degree bend one that goes into the 5an opening in the transmission. Just seeing if you guys have an idea on what to use to fix it. It may need a new...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By swedish-rocket
So far it's been good. I haven't drove it today...

So far it's been good. I haven't drove it today yet. I'll see if anything changes this week. Thanks for asking!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By swedish-rocket
When I had headwork done it was suppose to drop...

When I had headwork done it was suppose to drop my compression from 9.8:1 to 8.5:1 with NA B230 pistons in my 90 motor. Then I rebuilt a motor and put turbo .024" over Mahle pistons in. It dropped...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By swedish-rocket
I did put oil in the cylinders and the...

I did put oil in the cylinders and the compression didn't change during testing. The belt is lined up, I have an adjustable cam gear set at 0 and IPD turbo cam. Not sure if that would help reduce...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By swedish-rocket
The car has about 8:1 compression if my math is...

The car has about 8:1 compression if my math is right. It's around 120, the motor is new and has Bowl blended head with turbo pistons. When I was done with my build they were all around 120.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By swedish-rocket
The belts are really tight, I just replaced them....

The belts are really tight, I just replaced them. With the alternator issues I had I took care of that. I'll keep my eye on the temp. I just replaced my thermostat since it's cheep. I'll see how it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By swedish-rocket
I haven't.

I haven't.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By swedish-rocket
The IR showed 180F on hoses and water pump. I got...

The IR showed 180F on hoses and water pump. I got around 170 on top of radiator. I couldn't get a good reading on the middle of the radiator since there is too many things in the way. The car ran...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By swedish-rocket
Yeah, it's a lockup.

Yeah, it's a lockup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By swedish-rocket
Drives fine in my 240... I say grab it!

Drives fine in my 240... I say grab it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By swedish-rocket
Will do guys, found my IR thermometer. I'll try...

Will do guys, found my IR thermometer. I'll try driving it again as soon as I can. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By swedish-rocket
Yes to fan shroud and overheats when driving. Not...

Yes to fan shroud and overheats when driving. Not at idle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By swedish-rocket
I replaced the Water pump with the new motor....

I replaced the Water pump with the new motor. Motor probably has 3000 miles on it. I'm not 100 certain it's overheating. The gauge never goes past the middle dot unless it's about to overheat....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By swedish-rocket
Running Warm

My 90 240 is running warmer than usual. I can reduce the temperature to normal operating temperature by turning the heater on. The thermostat is about a year old.

Just seeing if there is anything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
It's a 10x920 belt by continental. So 10mm ...

It's a 10x920 belt by continental.

So 10mm

The widest I saw in rockauto that was specified for that application was 11.1mm. How do you usually buy them? Do you specifically ask for a certain...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
So at 750 rpm my voltage is 14.0 at the battery...

So at 750 rpm my voltage is 14.0 at the battery and 13.0 loaded.
1000 rpm my voltage is 14.0 and 13.6 volts loaded at 1000 rpm.

2000plus rpm gains .2 volts more loaded and I'm seeing about a .1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,210
Posted By swedish-rocket
Everytime I get a parts store bought alternator I...

Everytime I get a parts store bought alternator I have them check it. I'm not sure what triple checked means from Autozone since I had failed ones out of the box before,lol.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
Belts were definitely slipping... I have a...

Belts were definitely slipping... I have a Craftsman Multimeter, interior gauge and harbor freight meter. They read within .1volts of eachother. I tighten the belt and now it drops to 13.3 volts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
The bushings are fine. The belts are fairly...

The bushings are fine. The belts are fairly smooth. They are only a year old. I'll mark them and crank pulley to see for some reason that could be rotating. The belts should run evenly. I just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
The car starts right up. I changed out the power...

The car starts right up. I changed out the power wire from the battery to starter, starter to alternator. Still dropping voltage with all accessories on. I'll have to wait till the car is cold to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
There is .2 Volt drop on the alternator to...

There is .2 Volt drop on the alternator to positive battery terminal with the blower, lights, heat warmer,radio and wipers on. There is less than .05V on ground terminal to the motor and alternator....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
I got the test leads now. I was able to measure...

I got the test leads now. I was able to measure the alternator voltage with them. Can I test with the car not running? The battery drops voltage from 12.6 to 11.8 when the accessories on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
12.25 at alternator at idle blower on alternator...

12.25 at alternator at idle blower on alternator positive, light and radio on. 12.11 at battery.

It was both showing 14.1 @ idle and the B+ was showing the same. The car passed the charging system...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
I'll check those out in the future. I have two...

I'll check those out in the future. I have two good alternators that I have a voltage drop somewhere it's looking like. The 80amp should be enough for all the standard accessories .
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
I'm waiting on set of alligator clips from...

I'm waiting on set of alligator clips from Amazon. I have to remove my wastegate to get to the positive terminal on the alternator. I'll report back... it was busy weekend with drag racing and family...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
There is corrosion around the terminals in the...

There is corrosion around the terminals in the fuse box. Some are the white metal fuses you talked about. I'll take a wire wheel on my dremel and clean them soon. I cleaned the terminals on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
Battery is probably 2 weeks old. It's charged...

Battery is probably 2 weeks old. It's charged fairly well now. No cranking issues. It did die on the highway two weeks ago and I bought a new battery to get me back home. I had the battery checked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
It maybe, today it ran 13.8v at the dash 13.2...

It maybe, today it ran 13.8v at the dash 13.2 when blower was on full 12.9 with head lights were on normal and 12.8 with the stereo was on. I took it to autozone and it passed the charging system...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By swedish-rocket
Clogged flame trap blows out seals and with the...

Clogged flame trap blows out seals and with the increase pressure in block doesn't help. Once I got past 15psi I added 5/8" hose to a catch can and just vented it into the atmosphere. It works...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
It's still dropping voltage just running the fuel...

It's still dropping voltage just running the fuel pump which is on a separate 10ga wire and switched on with a relay. I've had two batteries and MTX1000D with 3 subwoofers in the car years ago with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
I'll probably spend sometime figuring how to...

I'll probably spend sometime figuring how to check components. I think I'm going to have spend a bit of time hunting this issue down. Thanks for all the info guys!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
I got the ground going from the alternator to...

I got the ground going from the alternator to block with 4ga wire. The small red wire is going to D+ 8mm head bolt. The B+ is coming from the starter I believe that then goes to the battery.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
All it takes is the headlights and the blower...

All it takes is the headlights and the blower motor to drop the voltage down under 12 volts. I have 340LPH pump but it's not affecting it. The stereo is currently one 5" speaker and a CD player.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
Added a ground wire and added a positive wire...

Added a ground wire and added a positive wire directly from the battery to alternator. Same voltage drop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
I see a new purchase in the near future. I found...

I see a new purchase in the near future. I found I had a older bosch alternator in storage. I installed it and the same thing happened. I have 4 gauge wire to the motor from the alternator. I hooked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By swedish-rocket
I really need to get a fire extinguisher!

I really need to get a fire extinguisher!
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