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Forum: performance & suspension Yesterday, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By tryingbe
Go ahead, order Dealership discontinued parts...

Go ahead, order Dealership discontinued parts resell by FCP.

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-caliper-bracket-302mm-rotors-8602456
Forum: performance & suspension 04-23-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By tryingbe
302mm caliper bracket/carrier is no longer...

302mm caliper bracket/carrier is no longer available from Volvo dealer.
Forum: performance & suspension 04-23-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By tryingbe
No 850R ever came with 320mm disc stock. They...

No 850R ever came with 320mm disc stock. They came with 280mm front disc.
Forum: performance & suspension 04-22-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By tryingbe
I live in Arizona and summer temperature is in...

I live in Arizona and summer temperature is in the 46C range. Never once my engine cut out in my 850 because of heat. The engine did cut out on my Turbo Dodge, but that's because there is a tear in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By tryingbe
I hated the set of Bilstein HD on my 850. ...

I hated the set of Bilstein HD on my 850.

Koni rode much better.
Forum: performance & suspension 04-06-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,017
Posted By tryingbe
Ever try to breath thru a straw?

Ever try to breath thru a straw?
Forum: performance & suspension 04-06-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,017
Posted By tryingbe
Look for 15G or 16T from Volvo 850.

Look for 15G or 16T from Volvo 850.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By tryingbe
Engine hoist is useless doing a transmission. car...

Engine hoist is useless doing a transmission. car lifts on the other hand, great to have.

Also, be sure to get a Volvo rear main seal and change it while everything is out.
Forum: performance & suspension 04-03-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,657
Posted By tryingbe
2k for labor would be a steal. Just...

2k for labor would be a steal.

Just finding/buying/making all the parts would take 20 hours + easy.
Forum: performance & suspension 04-03-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By tryingbe
Rear main seal.

Rear main seal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 626
Posted By tryingbe
I use Amsoil, at less than $5 a qt, it's cheaper...

I use Amsoil, at less than $5 a qt, it's cheaper than all the other synthetic oil out there for me.

I use 7500 miles interval. I drive at 30 - 50 miles a day.

Oil report at 6000 miles looked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By tryingbe
Variable Valve Timing.

Variable Valve Timing.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-29-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By tryingbe
Any body damage on the car? If not, either...

Any body damage on the car? If not, either engine/trans is most likely bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By tryingbe
So, in other words, no one wanted them even at...

So, in other words, no one wanted them even at $1.29.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 438
Posted By tryingbe
So, what's the top speed?

So, what's the top speed?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 806
Posted By tryingbe
Weak transmission.

Weak transmission.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-14-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,867
Posted By tryingbe
No, N/A cost much more to make power, beyond what...

No, N/A cost much more to make power, beyond what basic exhaust, intake, cam, and calibration can provide.



What are you expecting? Having MORE torque and MORE top end horsepower at the same...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By tryingbe
http://www.witchhunter.com/flowdatapix/b0280150400...

http://www.witchhunter.com/flowdatapix/b0280150400.jpg

http://www.witchhunter.com/flowdatapix/b0280150400.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By tryingbe
I second alternator.

I second alternator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By tryingbe
Drive it, drive it hard. Turbo damage is...

Drive it, drive it hard.

Turbo damage is usually caused by: foreign object, lack of quality lucubration/block oil return, non working pvc system, non working cbv/bov, and clogged exhaust system.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-26-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,540
Posted By tryingbe
$4200

$4200
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By tryingbe
Owner manual is on volvo site for free ...

Owner manual is on volvo site for free

http://new.volvocars.com/ownersdocs/1999/1999_SV70/99sv70_000.htm
Forum: performance & suspension 02-17-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By tryingbe
Honda and torque damper, lol, that's funny.

Honda and torque damper, lol, that's funny.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By tryingbe
SM says it's rated for gasoline engine as well. ...

SM says it's rated for gasoline engine as well.

http://www.shell.com/rotella/products/tpl-pro.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By tryingbe
o2 sensor needs to heat up before working...

o2 sensor needs to heat up before working correctly, which would explain the 2 seconds.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-01-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By tryingbe
Very few people convert their n/a 850 to turbo,...

Very few people convert their n/a 850 to turbo, due to cheap cost of purchasing a running turbo 850.

If you do convert your n/a car, this will consider a unique swap and as with all unique...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-01-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By tryingbe
Could you? Probably. Should you? Probably not....

Could you? Probably.
Should you? Probably not. Considering the cost of a nice 850 turbo isn't much and the work involved is way more than just engine/trans swap.

Keeps your eyes open for turbo...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-24-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,920
Posted By tryingbe
That's not a 12B... Just a Garrett T3 turbine...

That's not a 12B... Just a Garrett T3 turbine wheel and housing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By tryingbe
Unless you mount temperature gauges in both...

Unless you mount temperature gauges in both inlet/outlet of the radiator, how will you able to tell? The engine temperature is always around the whatever temperature the thermostat is rated for.
Forum: performance & suspension 01-22-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 839
Posted By tryingbe
Test your fuel flow number before buying...

Test your fuel flow number before buying anything. Do it once at no vacuum/pressure at the fuel pressure regulator, then do it once while applying 10psi to the fuel pressure regulator, than again at...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-22-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 839
Posted By tryingbe
That is correct. Also, upper the fuel...

That is correct.

Also, upper the fuel pressure while dropping the fuel volume is not desire when using E85. You need the fuel volume with E85.
Forum: performance & suspension 01-20-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By tryingbe
http://www.sparktecmotorsports.com/ex11111.html ...

http://www.sparktecmotorsports.com/ex11111.html

http://www.k-jet.org/articles/information/850-exhaust-comparison/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,851
Posted By tryingbe
No LH2.2 240, not near Denver, and I don't drink...

No LH2.2 240, not near Denver, and I don't drink beer.

Other wise, I'd help.
Forum: performance & suspension 01-13-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By tryingbe
More mass means more heat sink, and less likely...

More mass means more heat sink, and less likely to brake fade.

Also, the larger diameter rotor have more leverage, which means it'll brake slightly faster.

Downside is additional weight.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By tryingbe
Replace real main seal whenever the transmission...

Replace real main seal whenever the transmission is out, no exception.

Use only Volvo seal.
Forum: performance & suspension 01-09-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,758
Posted By tryingbe
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=839...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=83929

You'll need new downpipe or conical turbine housing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,026
Posted By tryingbe
I often wonder what a car will cost if you add up...

I often wonder what a car will cost if you add up all the prices from the parts retail. Probably 10x of the cost of the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By tryingbe
I have a PC 680 in my GLH and it works just fine,...

I have a PC 680 in my GLH and it works just fine, so long you don't leave the headlights on after shutting the car down.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-26-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By tryingbe
My friend with a Dodge Caravan minivan, with a...

My friend with a Dodge Caravan minivan, with a 2.4L 16 valves gain 1 second from 14.6sec to 13.6sec in 1/4 mile, with E85 and a tune with more fuel to get the proper a/f ratio and added more timing,...
Forum: performance & suspension 12-26-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By tryingbe
You'll need a lot more boost to make up for the...

You'll need a lot more boost to make up for the lack of timing to get the same amount of hp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By tryingbe
Post part number of the injectors in question....

Post part number of the injectors in question. Color of injectors mean nothing since many different injector uses the same color scheme and same casing .
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,235
Posted By tryingbe
Blew a tire on the dolly while towing a car at...

Blew a tire on the dolly while towing a car at highway speed, tire wasn't even old, but we found out at discount tire that the tire was recalled by the factory and replaced all three (2 tires and 1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,235
Posted By tryingbe
Not worth your life over, if the tire is old...

Not worth your life over, if the tire is old and/or dry rotted

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Forum: showroom 12-23-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By tryingbe
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By tryingbe
Been there, done that. ...

Been there, done that.

http://www.thelostartof.net/tryingbe/bigred/hose/hose1.jpg
http://www.thelostartof.net/tryingbe/bigred/hose/hose2.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By tryingbe
Any autopart store should be able to test your...

Any autopart store should be able to test your alternator for free, no need to assume.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,050
Posted By tryingbe
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: performance & suspension 12-18-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,376
Posted By tryingbe
I hated the Bilstien HD on my 850. I like my k...

I hated the Bilstien HD on my 850. I like my k sports coilovers.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-09-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By tryingbe
Yes, it would work. Be sure to change the...

Yes, it would work. Be sure to change the cam/crank seals, water pump/timing belt at the same time.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-08-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,080
Posted By tryingbe
60 kpa = -5.99 psi 80 kpa = -3.09 psi ...

60 kpa = -5.99 psi
80 kpa = -3.09 psi


I'd start by checking your cam/ignition timing.
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