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Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,251
Posted By InferiorWang
I've noticed 3 things that can cause idle...

I've noticed 3 things that can cause idle roughness on these engines:

1) vacuum leak
2) bad AMM
3) dead in tank fuel pump

If you know your pumps are good and you've tested with a spare AMM,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By InferiorWang
Thanks. That's exactly what I needed.

Thanks. That's exactly what I needed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By InferiorWang
745T fuel return line at tank

I'm working on replacing the in-tank fuel pump and am having a really tough time getting the return line disconnected from the nipple on the cap. I finally got it to twist a little, but it still...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By InferiorWang
I'd agree with 15G, though I'd like to see more...

I'd agree with 15G, though I'd like to see more pics. I just pulled my old 15G out of storage the other day. I'm about to put it in the wagon I just bought. I can get some comparison photos if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,543
Posted By InferiorWang
iirc, the spacers you need are 25mm up front and...

iirc, the spacers you need are 25mm up front and 32mm in the rear. Someone who has actually used fwd offset rims should be able to say for sure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By InferiorWang
I <3 china freight. Most of my tools were stolen...

I <3 china freight. Most of my tools were stolen last summer so I'm back to restocking with harbor freight crap and replacing most things that I break with better stuff.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,307
Posted By InferiorWang
This

This
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By InferiorWang
Just go pull another bumper shock. Bumper shocks...

Just go pull another bumper shock. Bumper shocks are simple to swap. There's no point in half-assing the parts that are supposed to help keep you safe in an accident.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By InferiorWang
It depends on how low you're trying to go. It...

It depends on how low you're trying to go. It seems a lot of people are doing between 1.5 front/1 rear to 2.5 front/2 rear, but I'm sure more is possible. General consensus is that you need to do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,718
Posted By InferiorWang
I hate to thread jack, but could you please...

I hate to thread jack, but could you please elaborate on this? I just pulled some 3 year old PBR metal masters off of my old 740 that I'm stripping and they have SOOOO much material left on them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By InferiorWang
Nissens

Nissens
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,494
Posted By InferiorWang
IC is incredibly easy to remove. 1....

IC is incredibly easy to remove.

1. Disconnect the two hoses.
2. Undo the two brackets on top that hold it down.
3. Yank it out.

That's it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,494
Posted By InferiorWang
+1 on the compression check. You may have piston...

+1 on the compression check. You may have piston rings on their way out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 768
Posted By InferiorWang
bumpity Gonna cut the wires wednesday if I...

bumpity

Gonna cut the wires wednesday if I don't have anything else to try.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 768
Posted By InferiorWang
Lost my knocksense tool, what do I use?

I'm going to move my knocksense from my old 740 that is getting stripped to the 760 I got a couple weeks ago. I was able to hold on to that little metal tool for like 4 years after installing...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,033
Posted By InferiorWang
He wasn't asking who made the turbos. Td05 and...

He wasn't asking who made the turbos. Td05 and t3 only tell a small part of the story. For example, td05 just tells you what hot side it is. He wants to know exactly what you're deciding between. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By InferiorWang
I just bought one at the dealer yesterday. It...

I just bought one at the dealer yesterday. It was about $10. :omg: If I had known it was that much at the dealer, I would have ordered it from fcp.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By InferiorWang
fcpgroton.com probably has the intake hose you...

fcpgroton.com probably has the intake hose you need
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By InferiorWang
1. Stock is usually around 6-7. 2. I...

1. Stock is usually around 6-7.

2. I wouldn't run more than 11 or 12 on the tiny stock turbo.

3. You need a manual boost controller. Some people use those valve things, but a ball and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By InferiorWang
Not many people are running true blow off valves...

Not many people are running true blow off valves here. The integrated cbv is good enough and a blow off valve will vent metered air to the atmosphere and can cause your car to bog. If you just want...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,898
Posted By InferiorWang
Hwhat?

Hwhat?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,174
Posted By InferiorWang
It varies depending on how tight the kick down...

It varies depending on how tight the kick down cable is. I usually just adjust the cable until it shifts smoothly during normal driving. Admiral Rebels numbers sound about right for full throttle....
Forum: showroom 03-28-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By InferiorWang
I bought another one (56k gtfo)

So I picked up a new car on Wednesday. She's a 1990 760 Turbo wagon. Interior is like a completely different car from my 1991 740T. Anywho, I know everyone wants pictars so here they are.

In...
Forum: showroom 03-10-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,892
Posted By InferiorWang
Nice. Moar turbo should help with the slowness.

Nice. Moar turbo should help with the slowness.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,535
Posted By InferiorWang
I had an amm go out before with no CEL. It ran...

I had an amm go out before with no CEL. It ran rougher and rougher over a week or two until I had to 2-foot drive it because it would die if I completely let off the gas. New amm fixed it right up....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,981
Posted By InferiorWang
Update: Made it to Volvo of Nashville early...

Update:
Made it to Volvo of Nashville early Monday morning and got a new grommet. I couldn't get the switch into the grommeted hole with the rad in the car so I pulled the rad. I found that a 15mm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,981
Posted By InferiorWang
Grommet search was a failure. Advance can get it...

Grommet search was a failure. Advance can get it in 3 days. No one else could find it in the system. I'm going to get someone to take me to the Volvo dealership early tomorrow. They carry most...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,981
Posted By InferiorWang
Yeah that's the one. I've got a buddy here to...

Yeah that's the one. I've got a buddy here to take me to the parts store. We're going to look for a grommet and see if that gets us anywhere. The grommet is nowhere to be found. I'm hoping it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,981
Posted By InferiorWang
So there is supposed to be a rubber gasket around...

So there is supposed to be a rubber gasket around the sensor? I don't see one anywhere.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,981
Posted By InferiorWang
Temp sensor on radiator has popped out

So i was supposed to go to work today. I got stuck on the ice in the street right in front of my house and was trying to figure out my options when a metric **** ton of steam comes pouring out from...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,575
Posted By InferiorWang
Platinum plugs have the tendency to break in...

Platinum plugs have the tendency to break in boosted volvos. Use plain old coppers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,794
Posted By InferiorWang
My car varies depending on how it's driven. ...

My car varies depending on how it's driven. Around town in Knoxville I got 17-19 mpg. On the interstate, making the drive between Knoxville and Nashville, I can get about 25 mpg if I try not to go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By InferiorWang
I drive a 740 Sedan. All the brake lights are...

I drive a 740 Sedan. All the brake lights are out, including the 3rd light. The connectors are securely connected. The passenger side tail lights occasionally go out when the connector gets...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By InferiorWang
*&%$ brake lights

So my brake lights stopped working on my 91 740. I've been trying to diagnose the problem but have run up against a wall. Tail lights are fine. All brake lights are out. I've checked all my...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,202
Posted By InferiorWang
Check that the wastegate is closing all the way. ...

Check that the wastegate is closing all the way. You may need to adjust your actuator. My car did the same thing when I put my 15g in. After adjusting the actuator arm a bit shorter, everything...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By InferiorWang
The T-25 is known as the T-too small in the DSM...

The T-25 is known as the T-too small in the DSM community, which is 2.0l turbos. The 13c came stock on later redblocks, and the 15g is even bigger, but spools as fast as the 13c. Personally, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,592
Posted By InferiorWang
it popped up because seannana found it and...

it popped up because seannana found it and resurrected it.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,689
Posted By InferiorWang
Make an intake leak tester and see if you find...

Make an intake leak tester and see if you find anything.
http://www.vfaq.com/mods/ICtester.html

And make sure your turbo isn't blowing a bunch of oil anywhere, that's a sure sign it's on its way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By InferiorWang
Go to either a car audio store or circuit city or...

Go to either a car audio store or circuit city or best buy and tell them you need a dash kit for your car. That will mount the stereo in the hole. As for wiring, I don't know what's needed stock. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By InferiorWang
My car does it, too. It doesn't do it if I set...

My car does it, too. It doesn't do it if I set it to blow out both the top and bottom vents and set the temperature all the way up or down. I took my a/c out a while ago b/c I never used it and...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,040
Posted By InferiorWang
Go for the manifold. The 13c isn't going to...

Go for the manifold. The 13c isn't going to provide much help over the T3. If you want to swap turbos save the money and either upgrade to something like a 15g or build a garrett to your needs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By InferiorWang
The vents on my 91 740T do pretty much the same...

The vents on my 91 740T do pretty much the same thing. It seems to depend on pressure/vacuum from the manifold. When I put the switch on the setting that blows out both the top and bottom vents,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By InferiorWang
I tighten them until they feel tight enough,...

I tighten them until they feel tight enough, which seems to be about 1/4 turn past finger tight. I've tested it with a torque wrench and it comes pretty close.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,255
Posted By InferiorWang
Actually, more surface area allows for more heat...

Actually, more surface area allows for more heat exchange. Think about why your intercooler and radiator aren't smooth. Polishing may actually hinder the ability to transfer heat, but I doubt that...
Forum: showroom 03-06-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By InferiorWang
Tire shine will work for 4-5 months at a time.

Tire shine will work for 4-5 months at a time.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,911
Posted By InferiorWang
That's what SHE said! oh snap

That's what SHE said!

oh snap
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,426
Posted By InferiorWang
The cable gets variable tension from the gas...

The cable gets variable tension from the gas pedal and if you aren't going to constantly provide that, then I imagine that your shifts points will be screwy. Not enough tension on the wire will...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,986
Posted By InferiorWang
On a turbo car, bigger is always better. And...

On a turbo car, bigger is always better.

And you won't use your original mufflers with a 3" exhaust, but you can get mufflers with bigger input and outputs.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By InferiorWang
iky wins. All you have to do is rotate the...

iky wins.

All you have to do is rotate the housings and fab a bracket for the wastegate actuator. If you get a turbo with a flat flange instead of a conical, then you need to upgrade your...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By InferiorWang
The important thing is that the 16g is a td05 or...

The important thing is that the 16g is a td05 or td05h while the mitsu turbos on our cars are tdo4h or td04hl. Or something like that. The hot side is different.
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