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Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-11-2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By 740atl
Got another set of plugs to put in it? Can...

Got another set of plugs to put in it?

Can you jump 12v and ground to the ms to see if it connects to a pc?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-02-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By 740atl
Awesome! Thanks Kenny! Looking forward to...

Awesome! Thanks Kenny! Looking forward to getting it running.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-31-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By 740atl
microsquirt trans tuning advice/experience for a newb?

Preliminaries... I have a 4r70w from a 2000 v6 stang installed behind a 302w in a 242. The engine is currently being controlled by a megasquirt 2 extra system.

drumroll.. sitting next to the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 72,355
Posted By 740atl
Holy **** that’s awesome!

Holy **** that’s awesome!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,276
Posted By 740atl
If it was still 2004-2010ish I'd say just go to...

If it was still 2004-2010ish I'd say just go to your local pnp and grab the latest squirter block you could find and give it a red-paint engine rebuild (wash-paint-new gaskets) and call it a day......
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,748
Posted By 740atl
qft... or just ditch the volvo and use the miata...

qft... or just ditch the volvo and use the miata as the project car.... just think of the money not spent trying to make the volvo handle.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,437
Posted By 740atl
If you had to pick from those three I'd go...

If you had to pick from those three I'd go gt3076... the holset is pretty slow spooling...

IMHO, if you're down for a bit o-fabricating, pick up an evo 8 16g6 and fabricate a manifold ala...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,674
Posted By 740atl
I freaking love this. Rock on! This is such...

I freaking love this. Rock on!

This is such a great idea. It's a PITA to cut and splice pipes to fit the evo 8 turbo flange. I've done it before and its functional, but it's basically a buggery...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 33,178
Posted By 740atl
Most people rip it out and replace it with a cone...

Most people rip it out and replace it with a cone filter.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 33,178
Posted By 740atl
Those 205/70’s are over an inch taller than the...

Those 205/70’s are over an inch taller than the 195’s Dave recommended. You not only get the benefit of a stiffer sidewall with the 195 which is what Dave was referring to, but also what amounts to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 33,178
Posted By 740atl
I read this quickly and saw 15 seconds and...

I read this quickly and saw 15 seconds and assumed it was in the 1/4 mile… and said “not bad for NA”… then I reread it. What do you want to do with the car? Is this a toy or do you need it to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,059
Posted By 740atl
Sounds like money is the real issue here. You...

Sounds like money is the real issue here. You either don't have the money to replace the valves when they bend or you don't have the money to pay for notching, or you don't have the money to pay for...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,907
Posted By 740atl
Do you want spark plug wires or COP? The DSM...

Do you want spark plug wires or COP? The DSM wasted spark coilpack is still amazing after all these years. The ls d585 coilpacks have also worked well but both will require mounting and plug...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,918
Posted By 740atl
You’ll have to pardon me in advance because I’m...

You’ll have to pardon me in advance because I’m old, but I can’t help but think of this as but another in a long line of “what if” engine swap wank fests that never come to fruition. Out of all the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-11-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,402
Posted By 740atl
What do you want to do with it?

What do you want to do with it?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,209
Posted By 740atl
You're going to have to cut and weld the headers...

You're going to have to cut and weld the headers you got to fit, why not make your own?
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-670185

The collectors aren't the best, but at least you can...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,342
Posted By 740atl
are your manifold gaskets leaking? Grab a four...

are your manifold gaskets leaking? Grab a four foot section of vacuum tubing and with the engine running, shove one end in your ear and the other probe the exhaust manifold.

If you're running...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-26-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,824
Posted By 740atl
I wasn't the first to do this, but if you take an...

I wasn't the first to do this, but if you take an old hall-equipped dizzy and cut out three out of four blades, then align the one blade left with the sensor at tdc you have half of what you need for...
Forum: showroom 10-25-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By 740atl
The front piece goes on the body

The front piece goes on the body
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,807
Posted By 740atl
http://https://pbase.com/740atl/image/157679906.jp...

http://https://pbase.com/740atl/image/157679906.jpg

This was about 45 minutes of work with the drill and the angle grinder. Once installed with the 740 bearing, I had room to move it around to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,749
Posted By 740atl
While I love the 302, if you’re going thru the...

While I love the 302, if you’re going thru the effort and expense of an engine swap, why not consider something a little more potent tat is being supported with bolt in mounts? Yes… I am referring...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,782
Posted By 740atl
I guess it depends on what rear end gear you want...

I guess it depends on what rear end gear you want to run.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,105
Posted By 740atl
Does it have a cat? Un-catted cars just stink.

Does it have a cat? Un-catted cars just stink.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,495
Posted By 740atl
Starting a new thread would not have been out of...

Starting a new thread would not have been out of order. Haven't seen 740TP in a long time.

It's a coil... it's not going to make unicorns emerge from the tailpipe. Use it, don't use it... the...
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 142,812
Posted By 740atl
Bringing the cameras too... hoping to get some...

Bringing the cameras too... hoping to get some long exposure shots with star trails... hopefully it's calm and the star trails will reflect off the water. I should get a gopro mount for the car.
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 142,812
Posted By 740atl
ROFL Totally psyched up for this... was all...

ROFL

Totally psyched up for this... was all set to go the last two times and bailed a couple days before... Just put in for the days off. Got to get a warmer sleeping bag.

Taking a 1/2 on...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,082
Posted By 740atl
Just depends on how good the wastegate flow is on...

Just depends on how good the wastegate flow is on the turbo. In my experience, the generally too small wastegate ports need to be substantially enlarged to prevent boost spiking.

My external gate...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,082
Posted By 740atl
Whatever you do on the exhaust, make sure it has...

Whatever you do on the exhaust, make sure it has the capacity for an external wastegate for your peace of mind when tuning boost. A pre-90 log manifold with the flat bottom is an excellent spot to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,122
Posted By 740atl
Get something a little bigger. Any junkyard with...

Get something a little bigger. Any junkyard with Volvo’s is going to have whiteblock turbos with the higher flowing, high impedance injectors.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,381
Posted By 740atl
Pull the g80 from the 940 and install that in the...

Pull the g80 from the 940 and install that in the 1030.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,986
Posted By 740atl
What’s your ET and MPH?

What’s your ET and MPH?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,632
Posted By 740atl
Spend the money and save your feet and car from...

Spend the money and save your feet and car from flywheel destruction. The stepped flywheel is a time bomb.

Yoshifab offers a nice package....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,192
Posted By 740atl
Until you measure your driveline angles you don’t...

Until you measure your driveline angles you don’t know that you need to purchase that part. What’s the resistance to putting the car in the air?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,028
Posted By 740atl
If it’s a 60-2 flywheel, tooth 15 should be under...

If it’s a 60-2 flywheel, tooth 15 should be under the sensor when the engine is at tdc.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,192
Posted By 740atl
Welcome to the rest of the known world that don’t...

Welcome to the rest of the known world that don’t own hoists and still want to work on their own cars… the 240 has really good jack points.:-P If you’re working on dirt (or sand in my case) just...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,192
Posted By 740atl
Can you get the car into the air to check?

Can you get the car into the air to check?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,192
Posted By 740atl
What are your driveline angles? To measure the...

What are your driveline angles? To measure the rear you’ll really need to take off the rear driveshaft so you have a flat surface.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,192
Posted By 740atl
Do you have adjustable torque rods in the rear? ...

Do you have adjustable torque rods in the rear?

I personally shimmed my center bearing a bit but only after upgrading it to the 740 type bearing. I wouldn’t recommend this with the squishy 240...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-09-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,069
Posted By 740atl
Do you have a wideband o2 sensor?

Do you have a wideband o2 sensor?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,855
Posted By 740atl
Can’t imagine many people on the board used b234f...

Can’t imagine many people on the board used b234f bottom ends with the factory tensioner…. Most of us had to solve the problem of not having a tensioner when we swapped the b234f head onto the b230...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,382
Posted By 740atl
Doesn't IPD still make the vx cam? We're talking...

Doesn't IPD still make the vx cam? We're talking automagic here... K cam with the autotragic is going to be a soul crushing dog. Keep in mind any cam you put in there is going to make the car go...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,088
Posted By 740atl
How are you tuning for the larger injectors? Is...

How are you tuning for the larger injectors? Is this lh2.4? Have you given it enough time to “learn” ? I usually had to drive it a bit for it to adjust… ymmv
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 28,569
Posted By 740atl
agreed... new fittings are totally the way to go....

agreed... new fittings are totally the way to go. I'm glad I saw this.
Forum: events 07-27-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 142,812
Posted By 740atl
I’m bringing a not-a-Volvo wrx. Can 912...

I’m bringing a not-a-Volvo wrx. Can 912 suspension bits be obtained without second mortgages?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 28,569
Posted By 740atl
Awesome! I’ve been planning on doing this for...

Awesome! I’ve been planning on doing this for the past million years… was going to try and recycle fittings but honestly just going new seems like the way to go.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 28,569
Posted By 740atl
What size is the large fitting that connects to...

What size is the large fitting that connects to the evaporator?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 28,569
Posted By 740atl
Did you use all new hose or try to recycle some...

Did you use all new hose or try to recycle some of the volvo stuff?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,213
Posted By 740atl
I haven't seen it mentioned, but how good is your...

I haven't seen it mentioned, but how good is your ring seal? Have a recent compression test?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,332
Posted By 740atl
You can piece the 940 engine wiring together into...

You can piece the 940 engine wiring together into the 85 240 but it's gonna be a pain.

This'll sound a bit nutty, but if you find your local junkyard and pull the engine wiring harness from...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 67,839
Posted By 740atl
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