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Forum: showroom 02-21-2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 27
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For $1,100, assuming it's rust free I'd buy that...

For $1,100, assuming it's rust free I'd buy that even if I had to tow it home.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
Yeh. Though, I'm curious what the torque spec is...

Yeh. Though, I'm curious what the torque spec is on the bolts that hold the pump housing together. I don't want to reuse it without correctly reassembling.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
Figured it belonged in 'performance' and not...

Figured it belonged in 'performance' and not 'maintenance' because no one will ever pull an oil pump unless they're doing 'performance' on their car. I've never heard of one failing.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
Well, because hubris is a bitch not to be trifled...

Well, because hubris is a bitch not to be trifled with, I did double oring the block end this time around. Of course, it seems my new-from-fcp-euro oil pump is cast a little different than my last...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
aftermarket: ...

aftermarket: https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-pcv-drain-hose-240-740-760-780-940-1306196

genuine volvo: ...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
PSA Re: Oil Pumps, Dip Sticks, and Oil Pressure

If you find that you are having an oil pressure issue, you can now add a second item to the checklist of likely causes besides "unseated oil pump orings."

Apparently suction on the oil pumps is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Won't rev past 2000rpm

Took an engine and trans from a beat 1991 740 shell, and put it into a nicer 1993 940 shell. Swapped over the computers too. When the engine and trans were in the 740, everything ran fine. It has...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,750
If we do have to pull the intake, I think Nathan...

If we do have to pull the intake, I think Nathan said he'd hook me up with the parts needed to be able to actually use a 960 throttle body on the car. I mean, if we're having the flange milled, we...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,750
By cancel you mean...? Like, unplug the o2 or...

By cancel you mean...? Like, unplug the o2 or what?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,750
Wideband: mtxl, set for proper output to lh. ...

Wideband: mtxl, set for proper output to lh.

Unplug amm?: nope, didn't do that
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,750
rich idle and cruise, what do?

Lh2.4, throwing code 113.

65lb Delphi low-z injectors; fresh e85 fuel.

Idles and cruises 10:1afr, under boost it leans out to 12:1 like it should. Fuel pressure is confirmed correct, wideband...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
E85. And, after ****ing around with the fuel...

E85. And, after ****ing around with the fuel pressure regulator, and then noticing that I had a busted spark plug and replacing that, it now runs pig rich everywhere, and leans out to 12:1 under...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Bov fixed. Now idles stupid rich and drives...

Bov fixed. Now idles stupid rich and drives perfect everywhere else. le sigh
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Soooo close. Seems that the BOV is an 'always...

Soooo close. Seems that the BOV is an 'always open' style. optional "anti-stall" attachment fixes this. Barring that, we'll be removing the bov entirely, or plumbing for recirc.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Yes. Years ago. Verified it again a couple...

Yes. Years ago. Verified it again a couple weeks ago. Within a degree or two, that pulley is marked at zero (I say a degree or two because you know, it's by hand with a silver sharpie)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
pulls real good. only set to 7psi, creeps to 9...

pulls real good. only set to 7psi, creeps to 9 on WOT.

minor issue still to be resolved before going to emissions though; bog with minor throttle input at low speeds (looks like the BOV is an...
Forum: showroom 12-18-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9,178
Views: 2,447,996
http://i.imgur.com/XcD19V3l.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/XcD19V3l.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Mounted tires. Fixed all/most of the exhaust...

Mounted tires. Fixed all/most of the exhaust leaks (for now) with butyl tape. installed stand alone thermostat for e-fan. Installed and routed a 4hose bypassing heater bypass valve (so that even...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
cold it idles much lower. It also wasn't idling...

cold it idles much lower. It also wasn't idling so high before. Seems like as I chase down more intake and exhaust leaks, other issues become more pronounced.

It was suggested I pull everything...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
Hunting Idle in Park, just fine in reverse or drive?

LH2.4, 65lb injectors, e85 fuel, super minor vac leak at each of the throttle body bolts (still pulls 20inches of vacuum), no IAC, bov does not recirc, pcv vents to atmo.

In park, it quickly ramps...
Forum: showroom 12-10-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,539
hook a brotha up, dawg. I'm still trying to find...

hook a brotha up, dawg. I'm still trying to find black/dark grey dpillar mouldings, let alone ones with speaker mounts!

In the world of sound, proper means whatever sounds best. The dash...
Forum: showroom 12-10-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,539
I'm confused; "D-pillar" speakers? What are...

I'm confused; "D-pillar" speakers? What are these? only wagons have D-pillars and I've never seen them with speakers.

As far as dash goes, I generally disconnect the dash speakers when I do a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
tires arrived.

tires arrived.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Yeh I know. It'll be fun.

Yeh I know. It'll be fun.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Tires ordered. 205/55r16 Yokohama S.Drives. ...

Tires ordered. 205/55r16 Yokohama S.Drives. Should be 'good enough' for daily use with minimal hoonage. This not even my final form, I guess.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Update in post 3. album: ...

Update in post 3. album: http://imgur.com/a/y4yZQ#0

Still to do before smog: Install new tires, new heater control valve, sand alone thermostat for e-fan, seal up a couple exhaust leaks, drive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
mmmk, those links don't seem to work in your...

mmmk, those links don't seem to work in your thread. And I just want to know what the socket model is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
What Bulbs go in the gauge cluster?

There's 4 "large" ones and a bunch of small ones. What are their class/model?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Dismantled and cleaned the parts from 3 960 arm...

Dismantled and cleaned the parts from 3 960 arm rests to cobble together one fully working one, including a working latch (always broken...dealership still had them orderable!). yay.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
inoright? I'm using my reserved posts at the...

inoright? I'm using my reserved posts at the very front of the thread for updates if you want to know what's happening.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
No, we're thinking that's gonna be whp. That...

No, we're thinking that's gonna be whp. That turbo is good for high to mid 400.

I went with the NA radiator over turbo for clearance reasons. Keeping the bottom of the radiator flush with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Usually it's just a nexus of money and time; but...

Usually it's just a nexus of money and time; but given the problems it's had, and my health issues, it's a nexus of money, time, motivation, and health.

Magically I have just enough of all 3 right...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Life got in the way again. Car is now mostly put...

Life got in the way again. Car is now mostly put back together with 65lb injectors, LH2.4 with a b204 16v map. Starts and idles great. timing belt got a little dry rotted sitting over the years so...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
well the gas is old (more than 2years) but when...

well the gas is old (more than 2years) but when it was falling out of the fuel pump as I replaced the old line with newer, bigger line it was clear and smelled like normal gas so...we'll see how...
Forum: events 12-25-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 40,073
I had a good ol' fashion jewish chritsmas: ...

I had a good ol' fashion jewish chritsmas:

Chinese Restuarant followed by a Movie. Good times:)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Tomorrow I'll finish wiring up the Fuel Pressure...

Tomorrow I'll finish wiring up the Fuel Pressure Gauge, calibrate the FPR, drop the battery back in and see if the car will start up on 2 year old gas:)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
Yeh so...there's this:http://imgur.com/a/hiliW#0 ...

Yeh so...there's this:http://imgur.com/a/hiliW#0

http://i.imgur.com/JZFBZ.jpg
Forum: events 12-23-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 40,073
There is talk of cranking the 940 tomorrow.

There is talk of cranking the 940 tomorrow.
Forum: events 12-21-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 40,073
lol I actually bought 5 solid cam pins from IPD...

lol I actually bought 5 solid cam pins from IPD so that when everything is tuned I can put the TTR gears back on and not go through that fiasco again.:-P
That bolt is brand new. The only question...
Forum: events 12-21-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 40,073
This weekend, if anyone wants to come hang out at...

This weekend, if anyone wants to come hang out at my place, I'll be finishing up the car. Assuming a fuel pressure gauge gets to me in time, I might even start the car up.
Forum: showroom 12-20-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 362,870
dude, what rimps is those?

dude, what rimps is those?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,948
stock in-radiator cooler should be fine for high...

stock in-radiator cooler should be fine for high 200, low 300hp if you're just flogging it from 50-100mph on the highway. And the problem with brakeboosting/stalling isn't so much the beating the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,834
But, the googles! Srsly though, a good...

But, the googles!

Srsly though, a good driver with a stock sti can run a low 13, but I can honestly say I've never met a "good driver" with a stock sti. It's a mid to high 13second car for most...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,561
I bent the bracket with it bolted to the block. ...

I bent the bracket with it bolted to the block. clears just fine. see?
http://imgur.com/C3nXg
http://i.imgur.com/BapoR.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,834
It is known FACT that 5-800 in bolt on parts...

It is known FACT that 5-800 in bolt on parts (half of which come from junk yard cars) will see a 7/9 turbo b230 run high 13s in good tune. Subaru STI's run around that. You don't have to beat a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,948
What he means is brake boosting. Sitting at the...

What he means is brake boosting. Sitting at the line with foot on gas and break, loading up against the torque converter. This is called a "stall" because a torque converter has a "stall" rating...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,396
if I remember correctly that's a volkswagon...

if I remember correctly that's a volkswagon tensioner.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
I figured I'd see if it'll start with a bit of...

I figured I'd see if it'll start with a bit of carb cleaner and the existing gas. If it doesn't, then maybe. I think there's like 8gallons in there though so I'd hate to have to empty that.

Yeh,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 245,725
If he doesn't bite, I will.

If he doesn't bite, I will.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,534
So this is a thing now. ...

So this is a thing now.

http://i.imgur.com/BapoR.jpg
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