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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By maxitoman007
This is what I have discovered. After trying...

This is what I have discovered. After trying several shimming combinations with the same pedal feel each time. It then clicked that as long as the slave is using its full travel, the grab point will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
Posted By maxitoman007
Adjusting hydraulic clutch grab point

How would one adjust the grab point on a hydraulic Volvo 740 clutch? Does this involve shimming the pivot ball?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By maxitoman007
CD009 swap hydraulic clutch adjustment

I am currently performing a CD009 swap into my 87 Volvo 740. I am using yoshifab's stage 3 clutch, pressure plate, and flywheel package. I'm also using their upgraded throwout bearing.

I have yet...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By maxitoman007
Any update?

Any update?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By maxitoman007
Here's an update: I finally got around to...

Here's an update:

I finally got around to contacting MSD with regards to the failed spark test. They started a warranty claim for me and provided an address to send the box to. There seems to have...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By maxitoman007
I did cut the wires. Performed the spark test you...

I did cut the wires. Performed the spark test you outlined as I found it on MSD's website and no spark occurred. red light on the box flashed like it was getting the signal but no spark.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By maxitoman007
Good to know. The price on amazon was similar to...

Good to know. The price on amazon was similar to MSD and the reviews were almost entirely positive so I feel reasonably certain I have a genuine product. That being said, I will check some of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2020, 03:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By maxitoman007
Am I wrong..?

Am I wrong..?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By maxitoman007
Got this one off amazon. Listing and packaging...

Got this one off amazon. Listing and packaging seemed pretty legit. Don't think amazon would sell a knock-off.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By maxitoman007
Update: tested the MSD unit for spark using the...

Update: tested the MSD unit for spark using the procedure specified on their website and found that the unit I received may be faulty. Going to contact MSD as soon as possible to try figure out...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By maxitoman007
Noted, thanks.

Noted, thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By maxitoman007
Try using a blaster ss with the MSD? Or use a...

Try using a blaster ss with the MSD? Or use a blaster ss instead of the stock coil with the stock setup for a little more power?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By maxitoman007
Update: called MSD and they concluded that the...

Update: called MSD and they concluded that the MSD 6a and 6al cannot be used on cars with a Hall effect sensor (ie lh 2.2 cars). They said the only compatible box would be a 6al-2...

Has anybody...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By maxitoman007
Appreciate the offer however Iím just looking to...

Appreciate the offer however Iím just looking to get some axle shaft spares right now. Not a new diff but thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By maxitoman007
MSD 6A + LH 2.2 Help Needed.

Hello. So Iím trying to install my MSD 6A on my LH 2.2 1987 740 turbo. I can get the car started using the 6A but it stutters to start and idles rough. Let me explain.

It is worth noting that I am...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By maxitoman007
Sounds good thanks.

Sounds good thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By maxitoman007
It makes sense then that all 7/9s would be...

It makes sense then that all 7/9s would be similar as they came out later than 240s.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By maxitoman007
I was under the impression G80 cars had shorter...

I was under the impression G80 cars had shorter axle shafts. Guess not? so that means any 740/940? I know 240s had several different types over the years but 7/9s only stuck to one?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By maxitoman007
Axle Shafts. Which will fit my 740?

I have an 87 740 turbo with a welded open diff. I'm wondering which donor Volvos will have compatible axle shafts so I can stock up. I have a feeling they are going to be the new weakest link on my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By maxitoman007
Snapped a torque rod and bent the subframe. It...

Snapped a torque rod and bent the subframe. It was so bent it was hitting the rear yoke on the diff. The yoke eventually gave.

Managed to find a matching driveshaft from another 740 turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By maxitoman007
Question 740 Rear Driveshaft Interchangeability

Hello, I recently broke the rear driveshaft in my 1987 740 turbo manual wagon. Iím wondering which vehicles have driveshafts I could use as a replacement. I pulled a rear driveshaft from an N/A...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By maxitoman007
Think I'll keep the 5 hole as a spare because it...

Think I'll keep the 5 hole as a spare because it is used on my car, but I may be able to send you the cork.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By maxitoman007
Thatís great to know, thanks.

Thatís great to know, thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By maxitoman007
Perfect thanks. Guessing the other odd gasket...

Perfect thanks. Guessing the other odd gasket also isn’t used?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By maxitoman007
What are these gaskets for? 740 head gasket set

Hereís the set: https://www.amazon.com/Gasket-VICTOR-REINZ-Volvo-270689/dp/B075NQQKCW

I know what most components of this set are for. Just need help with the large cork-like gasket, the odd...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By maxitoman007
I installed it with a bunch of other stuff...

I installed it with a bunch of other stuff including a larger turbo, bigger intercooler, exhaust, external wastegate, etc. so itís hard to tell what gains came from what. I doubt it hurt anything...?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By maxitoman007
I am running the same header. I initially also...

I am running the same header. I initially also ran into interference problems. I ended up solving the issue by cutting the water pump side of the hose shorter and re attaching it so the 90 degree...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 34,613
Posted By maxitoman007
I installed a check valve on the little vacuum...

I installed a check valve on the little vacuum line coming off the PCV T and performed another boost leak test. Obviously the engine held pressure much better this time now that my test pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,148
Posted By maxitoman007
Sounds good. I will not be moving the vehicle...

Sounds good. I will not be moving the vehicle without it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,148
Posted By maxitoman007
Question Moving a 740 with no rear subframe.

My rear subframe has twisted and snapped in my 1987 Volvo 740. I was wondering if it would be okay to remove the subframe, as it is now hitting the driveshaft, and then drive the car a short distance...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 34,613
Posted By maxitoman007
Well here's a big bump of an old thread... So I...

Well here's a big bump of an old thread... So I finally got a compressor and did a boost leak test. The biggest issue I was found is that because the PCV system is T'ed to a vacuum line going to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,097
Posted By maxitoman007
On my list of parts coming in the mail are the...

On my list of parts coming in the mail are the Kaplhenke adjustable Torque rods and Panhard bar. Also going to get a buddy to brace up my new (junkyard) subframe and hopefully we should be good to...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,097
Posted By maxitoman007
That's the plan.

That's the plan.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2020, 01:42 AM
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Views: 18,776
Posted By maxitoman007
Fellow lifted Volvo here: Very nice build...

Fellow lifted Volvo here:

Very nice build you got going on there!

Here's mine. Forgive me for the fenders... had to make the 33s fit somehow...

https://i.imgur.com/A2yfKsAh.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,097
Posted By maxitoman007
not sure I understand what you're saying...

not sure I understand what you're saying...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By maxitoman007
My exhaust is a hood dump. 2.5 inch but only...

My exhaust is a hood dump. 2.5 inch but only about 2ft long
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By maxitoman007
To the best of my knowledge it is calibrated...

To the best of my knowledge it is calibrated correctly. Reads around 14.4 at idle.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By maxitoman007
Just purchased an MSD-6a so hopefully that helps!

Just purchased an MSD-6a so hopefully that helps!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By maxitoman007
Question IPD Turbo Cam = Lower boost AFR?

I currently have an EBay T3/T4 turbo pushing ~25psi on my 87 Volvo 740 turbo. I have also installed browntops for added fuel, but even after ďtuningĒ full lean using the MAF adjustment screw, I am...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,097
Posted By maxitoman007
Not sure I understand what torque links youíre...

Not sure I understand what torque links youíre talking about. Like the torque rods you mean? Also not sure what you mean by the trellis. Iím sure your explanation makes sense, I just need to...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,097
Posted By maxitoman007
I initially didnt understand what you were...

I initially didnt understand what you were saying, however after looking at this diagram:

https://i.imgur.com/fhKo8cQ.jpg

And imagining the propeller as the wheel and the plane body as the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,097
Posted By maxitoman007
Why Do 7/9 Rear Subframes Twist?

I recently twisted my subframe and snapped the upper torque rod in my Volvo 740 turbo. I just can't seem to understand the mechanical reason it happened. I don't understand what force is actually...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,015
Posted By maxitoman007
I’m thinking this would be a cheaper alternative...

I’m thinking this would be a cheaper alternative to boxing the stock subframe + buying stronger torque rods... http://www.retroturbo.com/?product=volvo-740-940-reinforced-rear-subframe#!prettyPhoto
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,015
Posted By maxitoman007
Looked at the manual on the backed up version of...

Looked at the manual on the backed up version of volvowiringdiagrams.com. Looks like it’ll take a lot of Volvo specialized tools... they list something like 5 of their tools you need.



I am a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,015
Posted By maxitoman007
I think Iím getting confused between rear...

I think Iím getting confused between rear trailing arms and the rear subframe. My rear trailing arms (the things with the spring perches at the ends) survived the beating. The thing that twisted was...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,015
Posted By maxitoman007
Heims where? Like for the torque rods? Also...

Heims where? Like for the torque rods? Also wouldn’t gearing the diff higher involve installing a full new rear end in the car as you’d need to swap ring and pinion gears in the diff? I was already...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,015
Posted By maxitoman007
I think with all the upgrades I'm already...

I think with all the upgrades I'm already considering, I'll just have to live with the ratios I've already got haha.



I sent you a DM
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,015
Posted By maxitoman007
Starting to lean towards this route. Now to find...

Starting to lean towards this route. Now to find a cheap CD009 though. Rear suspension geometry and upgrades are still in question though.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,015
Posted By maxitoman007
Sounds like it’s CD009 time to me... I...

Sounds like it’s CD009 time to me...


I was thinking the boxed trailing arms/subframe (I've seen it called both), IPD adjustable panhard bar, and possibly adjustable torque rods... Then a CD009...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,015
Posted By maxitoman007
That's not what I wanted to hear... How...

That's not what I wanted to hear... How impossible is it?



What you did is exactly what I'm thinking of doing.
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