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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By sbabbs
Plenty cold here, just razzin' ya.. Didn't you...

Plenty cold here, just razzin' ya.. Didn't you notice the tea pot reference? Har har har. I got rubbish here parked out back, it's a 240. Har har har.. That beech will slide into anything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By sbabbs
Okay here is the 1041K is beefier picture proof....

Okay here is the 1041K is beefier picture proof. It has a solid tube in the center. Smaller holes in the sides of the case.


https://i.ibb.co/1KndgWv/1041k1041.jpg (https://ibb.co/gw7P2Kj)
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Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 569
Posted By sbabbs
I still want to put a 351 Cleveland in a volvo...

I still want to put a 351 Cleveland in a volvo myself. Also you could make your 3 oh two a boss version and put Cleveland heads on it then it would roll!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By sbabbs
THe clutches are metal and your not supposed to...

THe clutches are metal and your not supposed to put any limited slip additive in there or it will slip then. Straight gl-5 gear oil synthetic.

OTHer then that check the little paw gears break then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By sbabbs
THat upper rubber o ring between the head and top...

THat upper rubber o ring between the head and top of water pump gasket looks like it's pushed out not all the way in the correct spot improperly installed to me. Or pump is pushed up to much and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,046
Posted By sbabbs
I just lift the pump up with my hands, probably...

I just lift the pump up with my hands, probably could get er done with my little pinky. I always put all the bolts in screw holes and nuts on threads before I lift anything. Course don't tighten...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,046
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah put some sillycone or grease on that top...

Yeah put some sillycone or grease on that top round rubber gasket that goes between the head and the pump so it won't buckle the gasket as you slide the pump on. I did have one of the paper gaskets...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By sbabbs
I guess so if you can't get to that fill hole...

I guess so if you can't get to that fill hole plug to take out to stick your finger in to see if it's full.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By sbabbs
Yes you can make it work, just gotta figure out...

Yes you can make it work, just gotta figure out which wires to hook up to the other wires. You only really need 4 wires from the harness for it to actually run. Check that thread with the same title.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,425
Posted By sbabbs
Too bad you don't have a NPR to test with also.

Too bad you don't have a NPR to test with also.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,316
Posted By sbabbs
Big huge fan in front of the car intercooler...

Big huge fan in front of the car intercooler radiator is how they blow air by it at dyno..

Just make sure your car is double secret strapped down, don't want car jumping off dyno and killing your...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By sbabbs
Yes you can put turbo chip in any chippable EZK...

Yes you can put turbo chip in any chippable EZK box and it will work.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2021, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,165
Posted By sbabbs
3.54 is a good one for sure. I bought one that...

3.54 is a good one for sure. I bought one that had a g80 installed in it with new bearings and such at the IPD swap meet a few years back. Complete 740 rear end with 3.54 gears and g80 for 200...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By sbabbs
https://i.ibb.co/MZdW3cg/nathanpedals2.jpg...

https://i.ibb.co/MZdW3cg/nathanpedals2.jpg (https://ibb.co/BckdSyf)

Not universal, made for 740 hydraulic setup. Seems there is a site in UK that sells steel ones, buy one of those.
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Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,165
Posted By sbabbs
First gear would be pretty good for towing a...

First gear would be pretty good for towing a house off it's foundation, other then that should work.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,461
Posted By sbabbs
I thought it was the intake manifold make number...

I thought it was the intake manifold make number three run lean?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,517
Posted By sbabbs
If you can get one and you need it right now and...

If you can get one and you need it right now and you got the money to pay for it sure why not? Easy enough to swap em out we've done it so many times.

How did your napa pump die? Did it snap it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,824
Posted By sbabbs
LH 2.2? Stock ECU and EZK? The chip I sell has...

LH 2.2? Stock ECU and EZK? The chip I sell has acceleration enrichment which fixes the pinging at boost onset if you have that common up the boost 2.2 problem. So you just slapped in the 42lb...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By sbabbs
Crank position sensor, coil wire, spark plug...

Crank position sensor, coil wire, spark plug wire, spark plugs, dirty tps plate, vacuum leak, oil in the distributor cap rotor area. Fuse number one socket dirty.

Bad amm or amm connection. Oxygen...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By sbabbs
If the pilot bearing turns in the crank I hit the...

If the pilot bearing turns in the crank I hit the outside race with a punch, then it don't spin in the crank...


Knurling.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 756
Posted By sbabbs
Put ECU in known good running car and see if it...

Put ECU in known good running car and see if it runs good in known good running car that has good harness and good everything else is only way I know. Other then that only way I ever blew one is by...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,362
Posted By sbabbs
I've only spaced out my balls if using hydraulic...

I've only spaced out my balls if using hydraulic clutch fork. Never done it with a cable type. Also had to do it cause I used BMW getrag trans and johnV billet steel flywheel with saab areo 9000000...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,424
Posted By sbabbs
Well the chinease turbo exhaust for redblock 8v...

Well the chinease turbo exhaust for redblock 8v volvo one has that piece of metal between the exhaust holes that is in the way of the spark plug, why you have to cut and weld it. Ohh I see you know...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,041
Posted By sbabbs
If you did this-- I got the 940 engine harness...

If you did this-- I got the 940 engine harness wired into

And that is a turbo engine harness it should have the resistor pack as part of it and then if you used high impedance injectors, same...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 1,196
Posted By sbabbs
THe stock turbo lh2.4 cars the injector size must...

THe stock turbo lh2.4 cars the injector size must match the AMM size or you need to change the injector constant in the ECU bin program to match up.

If your running gasoline 550cc injectors match...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,041
Posted By sbabbs
We'll the turbo motors use low impedance...

We'll the turbo motors use low impedance injectors and if you put those in your harness without the resistor pack then you burn up the injector driver in your ECU.

What injectors you running and...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By sbabbs
YEah go hydraulic instead of cable clutch.

YEah go hydraulic instead of cable clutch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,997
Posted By sbabbs
What about the cams? US car should have T cam...

What about the cams? US car should have T cam right?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,634
Posted By sbabbs
I don't see the leif dyno pic either.. I see the...

I don't see the leif dyno pic either.. I see the gutless 16v just fine, sorta like biden's votes..
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,424
Posted By sbabbs
I'm not sure if the aluminum covers are any...

I'm not sure if the aluminum covers are any different but I know that there are two different versions of the pickup sensor, one is deeper and can hit the sensor ring. I spaced it out with a spacer...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,274
Posted By sbabbs
I know a guy named Bob in Astoria, Oregon put a...

I know a guy named Bob in Astoria, Oregon put a boat aq171 in a 1800. That is b230 with 16v head. I sold him the boat rex ignition box for 50, then he said it didn't work right, then I said how did...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,971
Posted By sbabbs
I use the cheapo 10 dollar 760 turbodiesel mounts...

I use the cheapo 10 dollar 760 turbodiesel mounts from ebay the straight through ones with the bolt holes and take off the drivers side 240 motor mount brackets and drill out the center hole bigger...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,092
Posted By sbabbs
Stock lower 960 brace is a hollow tube. I'd get...

Stock lower 960 brace is a hollow tube. I'd get the IPD version which is similar but way beefier and solid metal.
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Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,859
Posted By sbabbs
Once again the throw out bearing is always...

Once again the throw out bearing is always touching slightly. Not sure why anybody would think you can pull it all the way back and away from where it will be touching. Maybe with a clutch cable and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,859
Posted By sbabbs
Seems to me mine are always touching a little...

Seems to me mine are always touching a little bit. Remember when your throw out is going bad they usually make a noise when the clutch is out but as soon as you push it in the noise goes away. We'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,092
Posted By sbabbs
The old cherry turbo ipd upper strut braces fit...

The old cherry turbo ipd upper strut braces fit all years of 740's and 940's. What ever happened to the person who bought that jig that was a gonna keep making and selling those?

Also V in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,203
Posted By sbabbs
From that other KL racing cam thread... ...

From that other KL racing cam thread...


Curious if anyone is running any of the KL Racing turbo camshafts. I noticed the company popping up in threads about people wanting 3" downpipes and/or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,092
Posted By sbabbs
http://www.retroturbo.com/?product_cat=7900strutba...

http://www.retroturbo.com/?product_cat=7900strutbace
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,092
Posted By sbabbs
Sumptin like this? ...

Sumptin like this?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-740-940-Series-Strut-Brace-Bar-in-Black-UK-Dealer/124104230998?hash=item1ce5304856:g:EjoAAOSwiEVeXU2s
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,665
Posted By sbabbs
Here is my jam, my 550 thousand mile 740 surf...

Here is my jam, my 550 thousand mile 740 surf race wagoon turbo redblock with BMW Getrag 265 overdrive tranny.

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,719
Posted By sbabbs
Penta cranks sensor plug is different. I think it...

Penta cranks sensor plug is different. I think it is oval. Regina on those aq171's with dog dish flywheel crank holes.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,824
Posted By sbabbs
I know for a fact that volvo only uses 3.73 and...

I know for a fact that volvo only uses 3.73 and up dana 30 type gears and sheet in all there rear ends even the ones with gears lower then 3.73.. So normal dana 30 lower then 3.73 gears won't fit in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,824
Posted By sbabbs
3.15 ratio came in 83 760 turbo diesel with...

3.15 ratio came in 83 760 turbo diesel with automatic tranny. Good luck. OR buy new one from sweden somewhere I think you can if you gots lots of monies. Other option put ford 8.8 whole rear end in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,074
Posted By sbabbs
Welp there is always a chip for the 2.2 fuel ecu...

Welp there is always a chip for the 2.2 fuel ecu and chip for the 2.2 ezk if you wanna go that way instead of the brokeless distributor. You can even program your own ignition curve if you want..
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By sbabbs
Did you cut your tps wide open wire that turbo...

Did you cut your tps wide open wire that turbo cars ecu's don't have or like to have? If you don't cut that wire in the tps and use a NA harness with an older 5xx ECU it will cause the car to flood...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,343
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah just had mine done and used little propane...

Yeah just had mine done and used little propane torch to heat up the rubber and burned out the old one, then one of those little wire wheels the 2 incher in a drill to clean out the sleeve and then...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,264
Posted By sbabbs
Check the codes? Crank sensor?

Check the codes? Crank sensor?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,748
Posted By sbabbs
1990 740 turbo surf race wagoon!

1990 740 factory m46, T25 car special ordered by Jim Fishers best buddie. 550 thousand miles on the original block. Never been rebuilt. A cam. 13c turbo. JohnV billet steel flywheel 240mm Saab areo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,371
Posted By sbabbs
We'll I watched the video and your pedal cable...

We'll I watched the video and your pedal cable thing there on top of the pump to control the fuel sure ain't bolted down tight like it's supposed to be. Might be why the fuel ain't getting to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,086
Posted By sbabbs
Adjustable torque rods are to get your pinion...

Adjustable torque rods are to get your pinion angle correct so you won't get any driveline shudder. THat is why you need to adjust them if lowering the car. Otherwise if you change them from stock...
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