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Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-25-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By burstcurse
probably not a controller problem. even new...

probably not a controller problem.

even new cars need the 02 sensors replaced every couple years and some cars eat them regularly. lsu 4.2 or 4.9 are factory oem for most cars although some will...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,273
Posted By burstcurse
OMG 200 degreez you gonna die. LOL that's a...

OMG 200 degreez you gonna die.

LOL that's a normal operating temperature. you don't have a problem at least with the cooling system, maybe anxiety meds will help.

this is why the dash temp...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By burstcurse
The factory volvo fittings are bubble flare. flip...

The factory volvo fittings are bubble flare. flip through a summit, jegs, or speedway catalog you might find an adapter.

you would be better off with the older 240 fuel pump setup for cis cars...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,981
Posted By burstcurse
the more you cut the springs the higher the...

the more you cut the springs the higher the spring rate gets.

you gonna wreck if you drive with bad shocks.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-10-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,219
Posted By burstcurse
Ive had good luck using bosch IAT commonly found...

Ive had good luck using bosch IAT commonly found on vw engines like the 1.8t. I install them in the intake manifolds like they are on cars that come with them.

Reading the air in the intake helps...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-26-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,077
Posted By burstcurse
try spinning the cas wheel by winding a string...

try spinning the cas wheel by winding a string around the shaft then pulling it, kinda like pull starting a lawn mower. then you should get a smooth read if all the cas slots are evenly spaced.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-25-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,077
Posted By burstcurse
you could spin the cas with a drill and datalog...

you could spin the cas with a drill and datalog it the drill should spin pretty smooth and not have peaks or valleys in the pulses.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-24-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,077
Posted By burstcurse
Ive seen pistons with broken ringlands give fine...

Ive seen pistons with broken ringlands give fine compression but the leakdown will show how well the rings seal to the cylinder and is not affected by cranking speed, cam timing or carbon deposits,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-24-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,077
Posted By burstcurse
the big drop in rpm is also fallowed by the big...

the big drop in rpm is also fallowed by the big jump in rpm. like one cylinder has more compression then more power. compared to the others? have you tried a leak down test?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-19-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,499
Posted By burstcurse
dead battery dying alternator? your log...

dead battery dying alternator?

your log shows the battery at 12.2-12.5 most of the time and sometimes jumps to 13.
if you had a good alternator it should be 13.8-14.5 volt when the engine is...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,826
Posted By burstcurse
doesnt really take lots of water meth to see a...

doesnt really take lots of water meth to see a big benefit 1 nozzle spraying at the throttle body and set it to kick on at 10-15 pounds of boost.

been running 20 pounds on an audi with no...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-04-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,499
Posted By burstcurse
Those "garden variety" NGK or Denso spark plugs...

Those "garden variety" NGK or Denso spark plugs WERE specifically designed for wasted spark that's why the manufacturers recommended them for use on their engines using wasted spark, this phenomenon...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-03-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,499
Posted By burstcurse
so you have waste spark coils.. did you use...

so you have waste spark coils.. did you use sparkplugs designed for wasted spark?

Most spark plugs are designed for straight polarity since with a distributor or even coil on plug the current...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,869
Posted By burstcurse
did you log the AFR on the dyno? can you log...

did you log the AFR on the dyno?

can you log injector PW?


did you try a injector HP calculator?


if you look at the online calculators 4 injectors at 440cc would be good for a max of...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,869
Posted By burstcurse
your injectors are maxed out for that hp level ...

your injectors are maxed out for that hp level

try a injector calculator
http://fuelinjectorclinic.com/flow-calculator


your hp at the wheels + injector size means you are getting up to 100%...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-27-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,883
Posted By burstcurse
how is your exhaust system? 15 psi is a little...

how is your exhaust system? 15 psi is a little low to misfire due to high cylinder pressure unless there is a major problem like broken plugs or wires. you could have a restricted exhaust leaving too...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-12-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By burstcurse
since you relocated the battery to the trunk how...

since you relocated the battery to the trunk how is your ground wired? back up to the stock locations on the body and engine? or grounded to the sheetmetal in the trunk?

if you grounded to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By burstcurse
sometimes all you have to do is click the...

sometimes all you have to do is click the communication -> settings -> detect in tuner studio. some laptops change the port number every time you reconnect the usb.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,621
Posted By burstcurse
another thumbs down for M&B cylinder heads ...

another thumbs down for M&B cylinder heads

sent a vw 9A block there to be bored came back with a busted off oil pump pad rendering the block useless. also they tried to punch the tapered head...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,621
Posted By burstcurse
so .010 was taken off the crank on one side then...

so .010 was taken off the crank on one side then you would think its counter weight would also need drilled to remove an equal amount of weight but the bearing on the journal will be .010 thicker so...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,868
Posted By burstcurse
those come sock in some cars like the vw vr6...

those come sock in some cars like the vw vr6 since the main bearing sits directly below the cylinder not sure how well it could work on a volvo.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,430
Posted By burstcurse
That flywheel would work well with a standalone...

That flywheel would work well with a standalone EMS that is programmable, since it is 60-2 just not the same 60-2 as the volvo lh2.4 needs
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By burstcurse
they dont use the old 4.2 anymore in new cars...

they dont use the old 4.2 anymore in new cars because of a flaw. and here is a post where somebody like you has an slc free using a sensor from a 2.0T vw passat. the thread even has a picture of what...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By burstcurse
2009-14 vw gti o2sensor they come it lots of audi...

2009-14 vw gti o2sensor they come it lots of audi bmw whatnots also.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-20-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By burstcurse
it has a completely unusable pattern.

it has a completely unusable pattern.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,450
Posted By burstcurse
I wanna know how he keeps the flywheel bolts from...

I wanna know how he keeps the flywheel bolts from falling out!!

or does he get a new everything after each run like top fuel racers.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By burstcurse
its not just noise they are constantly snatching...

its not just noise they are constantly snatching and grabbing when turning until they break.

cheap for a reason.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,838
Posted By burstcurse
VSS signal to ecu?

VSS signal to ecu?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,252
Posted By burstcurse
you can put that on with studs by loosening the...

you can put that on with studs by loosening the motor mounts and moving the engine away from the strut tower.

but that manifold is not designed for a 240 and it will bang against the strut tower...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By burstcurse
Yes absolutely, Intake manifold design really...

Yes absolutely, Intake manifold design really determines the carb requirements. 4 large carbs on separate runners may work well despite looking like overkill based on flow numbers, but 4 large on a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By burstcurse
ITB or multi-carb setups need more CFM capacity...

ITB or multi-carb setups need more CFM capacity than the motor since the CFM of the induvidual throttles are only used on one cylinder and that cylinder only flows on its intake stroke. so even with...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,451
Posted By burstcurse
if you have Jenevy ITB money then you should get...

if you have Jenevy ITB money then you should get 4 carbs and use them only for the throttle body and put fuel injectors in the intake runners to use with the megasquirt. no bling but all the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,168
Posted By burstcurse
He's got HAND braking. if you want more...

He's got HAND braking.

if you want more hydraulic advantage you would want a smaller master cylinder bore size. using a larger master without a working booster is a bad recipe you would barely be...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By burstcurse
the snout of the crankshaft is different also,...

the snout of the crankshaft is different also, where the timing gear sits. because the b234 has another belt and gear for the balancer system. this is a bigger difference that forged vs cast since...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,168
Posted By burstcurse
your 383 pull much vacuum? volvo 240's have loads...

your 383 pull much vacuum? volvo 240's have loads of vacuum assist from the factory, a cammed out 383 might not pull enough suction for the brake booster to work.

you probably need something like...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By burstcurse
the single disk is harder on your leg too. just...

the single disk is harder on your leg too. just get a triple it will be easy to push and not wipe the oil off the thrust bearing.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,643
Posted By burstcurse
forget the stock ecu's above stock boost. chips...

forget the stock ecu's above stock boost. chips wont fix it either.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,562
Posted By burstcurse
380k is not high mileage for a volvo. never...

380k is not high mileage for a volvo. never actually seen a worn out volvo motor, the broken ones die from abuse not wear.

note on turning cranks, don't.

If you have a bad crankshaft just get...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,301
Posted By burstcurse
I use the alternative to K&N style filters . ...

I use the alternative to K&N style filters
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Paper

the "Filter" you posted will keep rocks and birds out but the stuff that really damages motors and contaminates your oil will go right on...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By burstcurse
traces of rust should not even be a problem....

traces of rust should not even be a problem. lightly hone the cylinders and put the stock pistons and rings back in.

if it is real light then just start the motor it will wipe the rust right out....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,196
Posted By burstcurse
push the gas pedal further. doubt you will...

push the gas pedal further.

doubt you will ever get a set of webers to run correctly all the time. at best you can get them to run right at full throttle and kind of idle. plus the 45's are too...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,319
Posted By burstcurse
Holley has a new fuel mat that supposed to suck...

Holley has a new fuel mat that supposed to suck gas in from any edge.. pretty cool youtube video showing how it works.

now if they would just make one for my oil pump so i can keep oil pressure on...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,840
Posted By burstcurse
your car is miss firing under load. have...

your car is miss firing under load.

have you ever tried turning the car off while it is missing and take a look at the plugs. I bet your getting so rich that they foul out. that wide band reading...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,582
Posted By burstcurse
315k and locked strut sounds like it was the...

315k and locked strut sounds like it was the original. don't expect the Gabriels to last close to that long. or even work as well as some old high mileage stockers.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,582
Posted By burstcurse
ive had this happen on bilstiens too the...

ive had this happen on bilstiens too the internal cap will come loose and jam sideways on the damping rod. time for a new set dawg.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-08-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By burstcurse
looks like a dumb way to waste time and money......

looks like a dumb way to waste time and money... doit

problem is really that EZK is so slow to react to changing engine loads that no amount of piggybacking will fix it for performance use. best...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-05-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By burstcurse
I agree put the intake air temp sensor in the...

I agree put the intake air temp sensor in the manifold and retune. The manifold is hotter than the intake piping you want the air sensor to get an accurate reading so it can adjust appropriately.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,275
Posted By burstcurse
keep your boost at 12-14 psi with that lh and...

keep your boost at 12-14 psi with that lh and stock turbo stuff. running more boost will not make more power just more pings and broken stuff.

go faster by getting good tires and make the car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,905
Posted By burstcurse
bad wheel bearing will make your brakes drag and...

bad wheel bearing will make your brakes drag and get super hot. brakes are probably also shot from getting that hot best to change the pads and rotors while your in there.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,696
Posted By burstcurse
I suppose he is still trying to adjust his K-jet...

I suppose he is still trying to adjust his K-jet or he gave up on the car because K-jet
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