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Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 112,980
Posted By blkaplan
2020 is going to be the year of all 240s. :nod:

2020 is going to be the year of all 240s. :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By blkaplan
That wouldn't make a difference.

That wouldn't make a difference.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,579
Posted By blkaplan
Save the b21F intake manifold and the valve...

Save the b21F intake manifold and the valve cover. Those are useful
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By blkaplan
volvo saw borked cranks when they were designing...

volvo saw borked cranks when they were designing the b230 in testing thats why they added the harmonic damper. Forged b23 crank doesn't need it cause its strong like ukraine.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 63,951
Posted By blkaplan
Car is awesome. Needs a proper gas cap so it...

Car is awesome. Needs a proper gas cap so it doesn't spew fumes & liquid all over the place.

The steel bar that you can feel pressing perpendicular into your spine on the passenger seat could...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 128,058
Posted By blkaplan
Let me know if you need a replacement bearing.

Let me know if you need a replacement bearing.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,424
Posted By blkaplan
i haven't had good luck shipping hoods with...

i haven't had good luck shipping hoods with greyhound. they showed up damaged.
Forum: events 09-25-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 27,878
Posted By blkaplan
This should be grand

This should be grand
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,658
Posted By blkaplan
zeitronix and aem seem to be the top favorites.

zeitronix and aem seem to be the top favorites.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By blkaplan
Is your sparco a fixed back composite seat? If...

Is your sparco a fixed back composite seat? If it is it would be worthwhile just buying a new cover for it as its much higher quality then something like a NRG seat.

The composite part is...
Forum: showroom 09-20-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 65,465
Posted By blkaplan
respect!!!

respect!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,658
Posted By blkaplan
Latest and greatest for widebands?

What's the consensus for the wideband 02s these days?

I want something that has a round gauge. I don't think data logging is necessary but ECU input would be.
Forum: showroom 09-18-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 65,465
Posted By blkaplan
All that pristine original bodywork. :-( ...

All that pristine original bodywork. :-(

Oh well.
Forum: showroom 09-18-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 65,465
Posted By blkaplan
Were those the original fenders?

Were those the original fenders?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 63,951
Posted By blkaplan
You should get a neon sign from a bar and put in...

You should get a neon sign from a bar and put in the back window for your 3rd window.
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 27,878
Posted By blkaplan
I'll take one,

I'll take one,
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,463
Views: 313,076
Posted By blkaplan
I would never run those STS 3rd mounts on a...

I would never run those STS 3rd mounts on a street car.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By blkaplan
That kit looks pretty good to me. I really...

That kit looks pretty good to me.

I really like the design of the compressor housing. Lots of easy mounting options for a waste gate bracket for RWD clocking.

its not a crazy amount of...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 29,928
Posted By blkaplan
get a plastic battery tray from a later 240.

get a plastic battery tray from a later 240.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By blkaplan
The swedes know how to weld ;-) With any...

The swedes know how to weld ;-)

With any good weld the part just wont come out as one piece unless you completely remove the weld and even then you need to use a lot of force as the base metal...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By blkaplan
The spacer is welded to the tube. I've removed...

The spacer is welded to the tube. I've removed dozens of them.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,589
Posted By blkaplan
They are holding up fine on hacksters car... he...

They are holding up fine on hacksters car... he makes decent power.

They can get hammered when you have loose bolts.

A thin SS sleeve that is backed by a Hardened alloy steel bearing is...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By blkaplan
thats gonna be a big NO from me.

thats gonna be a big NO from me.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By blkaplan
The car was made correctly. Poly bushes on 240s...

The car was made correctly. Poly bushes on 240s ruin the handling as you quickly found out.

The last bolt wouldn't go in because the poly was causing your entire rear suspension to bind and be...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts/products/700-900-spherical-adjustable-strut-mounts

get a set of these and dial in a good alignment (as much - camber as you can manage)
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
240: M47 leak
Views: 615
Posted By blkaplan
im tempted to buy a m47 from volvo and have the...

im tempted to buy a m47 from volvo and have the dealer install it to get the lifetime warranty
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By blkaplan
Drive a quarter mile and check your trap speed. ...

Drive a quarter mile and check your trap speed. You should be able to get a ball park of your hp numbers to verify with.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,904
Posted By blkaplan
Get a dial indicator and start measuring. ...

Get a dial indicator and start measuring. Measure the hubs with no rotors, measure with rotors, measure with spacers, and measure the wheels.

Should be easy to figure out if its any of those...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 133,788
Posted By blkaplan
Great numbers!!!

Great numbers!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By blkaplan
those numbers are horrible. you definitely have...

those numbers are horrible. you definitely have something wrong.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 31,868
Posted By blkaplan
The volvo setup is reliable, To my knowledge it...

The volvo setup is reliable, To my knowledge it was never a problem when these cars were new and being driven by the masses. You can have problems with inferior parts being replace but the stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 31,868
Posted By blkaplan
Also please don't take any of this as being too...

Also please don't take any of this as being too critical. I like what you are doing and am trying to help with some suggestions. Sometimes tone and intent can be difficult to convey over interw3bs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By blkaplan
If it is a td04hl it will swap fine. its...

If it is a td04hl it will swap fine. its probably not if you have interference
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 31,868
Posted By blkaplan
I would be more concerned with misalignment and...

I would be more concerned with misalignment and geometric tolerances then surface finish.

Think about how the oil pumps are assembled and how they bolt to the block. Theres some variance...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 31,868
Posted By blkaplan
maybe this would be a cause to switch to a more...

maybe this would be a cause to switch to a more compliant and softer o-ring so you get better sealing over a range of installations.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By blkaplan
These studs and spacers should work on a 140. ...

These studs and spacers should work on a 140.

We sell a 16.5mm that clears the front hub

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-extended-wheel-studs-wheel-spacers
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 31,868
Posted By blkaplan
Looks great! Did you find a supplier to help...

Looks great! Did you find a supplier to help with the bending?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,985
Posted By blkaplan
The design could use some work... or you can...

The design could use some work... or you can just remake it with a heavier material. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By blkaplan
This

This
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,917
Posted By blkaplan
There's alot more to ride quality then just...

There's alot more to ride quality then just overall spring rates. It does play a big role but If you put 300 lb springs in 2 240s with 2 different types of dampers you can have completely different...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By blkaplan
or for few $$ they would send you the parts they...

or for few $$ they would send you the parts they sell.

:grin:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By blkaplan
How much compression travel do you have at ride...

How much compression travel do you have at ride height? Are you happy with current height?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By blkaplan
What springs are on there?

What springs are on there?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By blkaplan
Dampers?

Dampers?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By blkaplan
a good set of solid mounts will not hurt the ride...

a good set of solid mounts will not hurt the ride comfort, it all comes down to springs and dampers. A ****ty set of solid mounts will not be good though.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,985
Posted By blkaplan
Man you are just having all kinds of problems...

Man you are just having all kinds of problems with your rear. :omg:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 133,788
Posted By blkaplan
Thats not true at all. Plenty of people with...

Thats not true at all. Plenty of people with power racks are still using EPAS
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 197,663
Posted By blkaplan
Details on the cover?

Details on the cover?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,158
Posted By blkaplan
chuck that flywheel in the trash... its a grenade...

chuck that flywheel in the trash... its a grenade waiting to happen.
Forum: events 07-19-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 27,878
Posted By blkaplan
If i can get my car back together, i am going to...

If i can get my car back together, i am going to try and make it. Happy to throw down for food but I dont eat the Swine. If I make it should I just bring my own non swine meats?
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