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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By thelostartof
I have reinstalled the large end bushing with...

I have reinstalled the large end bushing with just a vice, it is a PITA but doable.

The smaller end might be easier with a press.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By thelostartof
Well after a little more looking it seems like I...

Well after a little more looking it seems like I will need a new compressor anyways. I finally found some UV dye around the front of the compressor so it looks like the front seal is bad. There...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By thelostartof
ok so there is an overpressure bypass? where is...

ok so there is an overpressure bypass? where is it?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By thelostartof
While I have not used those bushings I can...

While I have not used those bushings I can recommend that if you go that route over solid arms I would recommend welding up the subframe to make it stronger. Maybe even the same thing for the arms. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By thelostartof
I have had so many issues it is hard to keep...

I have had so many issues it is hard to keep track of them these days.

I Recently i had some stumbling at lower boost and it turned out to be a torn IAC hose one time and another time it was...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By thelostartof
The hose can collaspse flat without going much...

The hose can collaspse flat without going much wider. A replacement silicone or metal hose is a great solution.

Also when the hose sucks shut the engine will keep reving smooth your boost will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By thelostartof
The drain did not show any uv light so i guess...

The drain did not show any uv light so i guess the sniffer is next
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By thelostartof
1995 945T Finding an A/C Leak?

So after 2 weeks of being properly filled with R143A my system is leaking out enough freon that the system will cycle off and on. IIRC it was around 4-6oz lost after that just two weeks.

So any...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By thelostartof
http://thelostartof.net/RearSubFrame6.jpg ...

http://thelostartof.net/RearSubFrame6.jpg

http://thelostartof.net/RearSubFrame7.jpg

I picked up some spacers from ebay (UK) and then a local supply shop.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,301
Posted By thelostartof
I want to Dyno my current setup and then go 19t...

I want to Dyno my current setup and then go 19t and redyno but it is to damn hot here to even bother.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By thelostartof
Ok so if your old set of wires had the metal ends...

Ok so if your old set of wires had the metal ends chances are the plugs on the car are missing the threaded end cap. So just go get a new set of plugs and they should have the end cap that those...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,301
Posted By thelostartof
We will see when I swap on the 19t I have here on...

We will see when I swap on the 19t I have here on the bench to see the gains over my 15g. But I still love the stupidness of my holset. Nevermind the top end power is world's better than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By thelostartof
Do the wire set you have there have the metal...

Do the wire set you have there have the metal boots or rubber? Picture?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By thelostartof
Get a straight outlet housing. Problem solved.

Get a straight outlet housing. Problem solved.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By thelostartof
I ordered all of my parts from speedwaymotors.com...

I ordered all of my parts from speedwaymotors.com

They have held up just fine to lots of 1/4 mile launches on slicks and hard street miles. I used just thier basic joints and rods without any...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By thelostartof
This is why we like to use the straight outlet...

This is why we like to use the straight outlet housing.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By thelostartof
Find another angled outlet turbine housing as...

Find another angled outlet turbine housing as there are two styles and one of them can allow you to barely get a nut on the back after a little grinding. You can also remove the stud from the 90+...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,301
Posted By thelostartof
Only on whiteblocks not redblocks And the...

Only on whiteblocks not redblocks

And the white block reason is because of boost controller and or the lack there of a proper setup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By thelostartof
There is no high side port. If you want one take...

There is no high side port. If you want one take the correct hose to a local ac shop and they can add one.

There are many different methods you can use to properly charge an ac with only a low...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,222
Posted By thelostartof
Mid mount IC so it has a smoother flow design...

Mid mount IC so it has a smoother flow design along with a wider core for more surface area for cooling. In my car when I did the swap I noticed the difference.

If you Google "Volvo 940...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,222
Posted By thelostartof
The 1992+ turbo cars have a different radiator...

The 1992+ turbo cars have a different radiator and IC. Personally I would recommend all 7/9 upgrade to the larger Rad and IC along with the different IC hoses as it is a more efficient design and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By thelostartof
Chances are they are the same unit just branded...

Chances are they are the same unit just branded differently. The US company is just making a bunch of profit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By thelostartof
I had my insurance put in an oem Volvo unit a few...

I had my insurance put in an oem Volvo unit a few years back. Otherwise I get pilkinton brand for the other volvos.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By thelostartof
When it comes to old Volvo's Alex is one of the...

When it comes to old Volvo's Alex is one of the best I know in Tucson. He has been busy lately in life. If you can not get a hold.of him next option would be the revolve store.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,222
Posted By thelostartof
Something else might be up on your setup. A...

Something else might be up on your setup.

A 16t at 14psi flows way more air than a 13c does at 22+psi.

Even at lower boost there is a gain. Chances are you just do not have a calibrated butt...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By thelostartof
Typically 6hp per Psi. So add 4 psi, add 24bhp. ...

Typically 6hp per Psi. So add 4 psi, add 24bhp. The more efficient the setup the more bhp per Psi. Someone with a better IC, larger turbo and worked head might make 10+bhp per extra psi or more....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By thelostartof
What Volvo do you have? What turbo do you have?...

What Volvo do you have? What turbo do you have?

I doubt other brands will swap because they are typically specific for that manufacturer and that engine config so changes are the flanges are...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,507
Posted By thelostartof
Well let me be the first to second that plan. I...

Well let me be the first to second that plan. I can tell you that just the annoyance of the welding I had to do on the new fork to hope it all works out and lasts already is making me want to go to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By thelostartof
Ok, well then it sounds like you know it is...

Ok, well then it sounds like you know it is leaking, change out all of the orings and seals, put in a new orifice tube and go from there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By thelostartof
Charge the system and see how it works and only...

Charge the system and see how it works and only then can you decide of something needs to be replaced.

I have seen many cars with belts missing off things when someone bought the car only for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By thelostartof
Have you gone over the basics and made sure the...

Have you gone over the basics and made sure the system is properly charged?

Look up Volvo 940 a/c compressor clutch air gap

And see what you can find about the topic.

The clutch gap is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By thelostartof
You should talk to Josh at yoshifab as I hear he...

You should talk to Josh at yoshifab as I hear he is working on a direct repalcement solid engine mount setup for the 7/9.
No need to get the older brackets.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,507
Posted By thelostartof
Good eye for the bend, it also looks like the...

Good eye for the bend, it also looks like the metal has some odd marks on it, they didn't wipe off with some hard scrubbing, No chemicals on it to try to clean off, almost looks like stress marks
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,507
Posted By thelostartof
I will try to clean it up this afternoon and get...

I will try to clean it up this afternoon and get some better pictures.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,507
Posted By thelostartof
Well I found my failure ...

Well I found my failure

http://thelostartof.net/rps20180602_095605_340.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By thelostartof
For my greddy there is a vac line going from the...

For my greddy there is a vac line going from the intake manifold right into the controller in the cabin.

For the solenoid in the engine bay one side comes off the compressor housing into the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 868
Posted By thelostartof
What is the peak HP flow on a gt28? 350whp or...

What is the peak HP flow on a gt28? 350whp or so right at the limit?

I am sure there are many other factors but we have to remember that despite out engine being larger at 2.3L the heads just...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By thelostartof
https://goo.gl/images/SEsS3B This is how it...

https://goo.gl/images/SEsS3B

This is how it should be hooked up for the mvs with an ebc. I think, very similar to what I have on mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By thelostartof
Picture of the setup? How many ports on...

Picture of the setup? How many ports on solenoid?

Sure sounds like WGs are not opening enough.

I used to have boost control issues with my 3.5" exhaust using the ported internal WG on my...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,507
Posted By thelostartof
Ok well today I just order the m46 and m90 fork...

Ok well today I just order the m46 and m90 fork from the local dealer, they should be here by Thursday but I doubt I will have the time to pull the trans until this weekend. Once I get it all apart...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By thelostartof
What motor mounts are you running? Have you...

What motor mounts are you running?

Have you tried a set of the c6 manifolds?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 824
Posted By thelostartof
10-11psi should not be a problem as the turbo+...

10-11psi should not be a problem as the turbo+ cars made that much.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 824
Posted By thelostartof
Just an FYI but a wideband can read the correct...

Just an FYI but a wideband can read the correct afr's and you still get knock so do not think just because the afr's are correct you can keep turning up the boost or ignore of the engine is making...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,507
Posted By thelostartof
That was what I had to do just to get it to work...

That was what I had to do just to get it to work with the yoshifab clutch, with the stock 2.4 flywheel and setup it worked as normal. So that minior misalignment you see was already there before I...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,507
Posted By thelostartof
Ah the deeworks adater allows you to use the...

Ah the deeworks adater allows you to use the stock TO bearing, so for sure I need to mod my fork to work.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,507
Posted By thelostartof
Stock TO bearing with what Trans? T5? using the...

Stock TO bearing with what Trans? T5? using the Ford bearing sleeve?

My Pressure plate is very heavy as it is a YoshiFab clutch and flywheel combo.

I already have an allen on the slave rod...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,507
Posted By thelostartof
I am using a mcleod bearing that is adjustable as...

I am using a mcleod bearing that is adjustable as I needed to do that an a few other things to get my clutch to work. Pictures of the m90 fork?

The adapters from.bne I think only work on...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,507
Posted By thelostartof
I am running whatever fork came with the T5 swap...

I am running whatever fork came with the T5 swap that was in this car, it looks like it was the stock fork with some welding and grinding on the end to fit the T5 bearing. I am guessing I am going...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,507
Posted By thelostartof
What clutch fork with hydraulic T5 swap?

So lets just say I think my clutch fork is bent causing my master and slave cyl to fail. So with this I am in need of replacing it. So what fork are you guys using with a T5 swap with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,849
Posted By thelostartof
What is the elevation difference between both...

What is the elevation difference between both tracks? That might also account for some changes.

And with slicks you need to be pulling 1.8s everypass at the very least, No excuses.
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