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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By blkaplan
With how common and cheap a decent 8v heads still...

With how common and cheap a decent 8v heads still are, I would definitely start with something that hasn't been sitting for so long.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By blkaplan
I saw that alot of the FWD guys were having...

I saw that alot of the FWD guys were having reliability issues with the Do88 radiators.
Not sure if it applies to all they make.


The intercoolers are solid though.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,583
Posted By blkaplan
Any reason to be concerned with the durability of...

Any reason to be concerned with the durability of the aluminum U joints when you are sending the magnified forces through them?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By blkaplan
that is a great color.

that is a great color.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By blkaplan
' I flogged the crap out of my car with a 19T @...

'
I flogged the crap out of my car with a 19T @ 24 psi with no problems, my hood was not vented hood.

Alot of it comes down to driving conditions and environmental conditions. These cars...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, they absolutely can.

Yes, they absolutely can.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,121
Posted By blkaplan
Back in 2004, I helped adapt some 240 ABS...

Back in 2004, I helped adapt some 240 ABS calipers and 164 rotors to fit a 140 spindle.

I don't remember needing an adapter bracket but I do remember having to slightly machine the ears of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By blkaplan
For some reason, those Koni rear shocks do not...

For some reason, those Koni rear shocks do not last in that AWD application and the cost of building the housings for the fronts did not align with the performance of those dampers, We have stopped...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By blkaplan
not necessary. 240 turbo cars came with hood...

not necessary. 240 turbo cars came with hood blankets to keep the heat and noise in.

If you really care about thermal issues from a turbo, Get ceramic coatings for the manifold and turbine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By blkaplan
+1 to all this.

+1 to all this.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,583
Posted By blkaplan
If i had the option of DI, I would run that for...

If i had the option of DI, I would run that for sure. It goes a long way to reducing detonation.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By blkaplan
4130N with weld thread adapters works great.

4130N with weld thread adapters works great.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 293,266
Posted By blkaplan
respect

respect
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By blkaplan
I would just slit the B pillar trim, just like...

I would just slit the B pillar trim, just like the factory did.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,094
Posted By blkaplan
13c + 16v = NOPE

13c + 16v = NOPE
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,611
Posted By blkaplan
The v2 offset mounts work much better with stock...

The v2 offset mounts work much better with stock diameter springs and with the luxe option they ride nicer than stock mounts and last a lot longer too. They do not produce any noise.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,892
Posted By blkaplan
Maybe Volvo is sourcing it from Alibaba express...

Maybe Volvo is sourcing it from Alibaba express now?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 986
Posted By blkaplan
:-( Thats horrible, I hope its not...

:-(

Thats horrible, I hope its not actually permanent. They were a great resource.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,508
Posted By blkaplan
i love the embroidered dash pad. So excellent.

i love the embroidered dash pad. So excellent.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,052
Posted By blkaplan
if you can keep it together, that will definitely...

if you can keep it together, that will definitely up the flow!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By blkaplan
For the GT mounts that go between the strut tower...

For the GT mounts that go between the strut tower and the firewall, yes. There is no reason it would not work.

For the Strut mount reinforcement plates. The ones that go on top of the rubber...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 49,807
Posted By blkaplan
That should not be an issue with the V2 units as...

That should not be an issue with the V2 units as we built in #5 Ackermann adjustment as standard.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By blkaplan
What do you consider "big NA rods? " 90...

What do you consider "big NA rods? "

90 b230FT should have 13mm rods.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 49,807
Posted By blkaplan
Modifying the backing plates is a requirement,...

Modifying the backing plates is a requirement, usually, a couple licks with something like a ball peen hammer is enough.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 212,510
Posted By blkaplan
hmmm So if you use something like this, you...

hmmm

So if you use something like this, you just have a flex plate on the engine because all the clutch magic is inside the transmission, right?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 212,510
Posted By blkaplan
What trans are you thinking about?

What trans are you thinking about?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 212,510
Posted By blkaplan
Updates?

Updates?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,076
Posted By blkaplan
That m90 upgrade is a nice touch.

That m90 upgrade is a nice touch.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,049
Posted By blkaplan
Slip yoke is different but the length should be...

Slip yoke is different but the length should be the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,049
Posted By blkaplan
TKO600 is a good option, has good gear ratios...

TKO600 is a good option, has good gear ratios too. Match it with a 4.1 and you are good to go.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By blkaplan
yep

yep
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By blkaplan
^^^ this its for the 740.

^^^ this

its for the 740.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By blkaplan
The BC stuff isn't, it's their proprietary...

The BC stuff isn't, it's their proprietary nonstandard mount setup BS. Which makes changing springs very difficult.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By blkaplan
You can get a setup like this, ...

You can get a setup like this,

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0260/2623/products/993611_10151583932217857_1537719992_n_1024x1024.jpeg?v=1571438541


here
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By blkaplan
Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By blkaplan
Theres probably a reason you got em for free... ...

Theres probably a reason you got em for free...

You could reuse the front springs. probably about it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,633
Posted By blkaplan
I would aim for a 3.73 with that trans. It would...

I would aim for a 3.73 with that trans. It would be a nice combo and its much easier to find.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By blkaplan
Those are not Volvo application-specific, It...

Those are not Volvo application-specific, It will involve cutting and drilling holes in your strut towers.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By blkaplan
those look like they are probably ground control...

those look like they are probably ground control camber plates or a knock off of them
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By blkaplan
Why not just buy some tube from us? Its...

Why not just buy some tube from us? Its probably going to be cheaper than trying to buy a small amount of large tubing from a metal supplier
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By blkaplan
+1

+1
Forum: showroom 03-31-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 98,624
Posted By blkaplan
dat body work makes me go. <iframe...

dat body work makes me go.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/_4-MmsLKRDw" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope;...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,822
Posted By blkaplan
TD0HL 19T Better intercooler (NPR) 3"...

TD0HL 19T
Better intercooler (NPR)
3" downpipe and exhaust
some sort of tune (MS or lh tuning)
Cam of some sort (V or K if OEM cams)

should get you there.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By blkaplan
Might want to tell people where they can get them...

Might want to tell people where they can get them beyond my name.

This link has most of the stuff you would need to DIY

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/individual-components-parts
Forum: showroom 03-25-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 98,624
Posted By blkaplan
thats great you got it back!!!

thats great you got it back!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,362
Posted By blkaplan
Interesting, I can only hope the same happens...

Interesting, I can only hope the same happens here. Maybe people got tired of how expensive 240s are getting.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,362
Posted By blkaplan
Pretty low, Right now, my main exports are...

Pretty low,

Right now, my main exports are to Australia. The dollar is too strong for most European buyers at the moment.

When the US economy was in the ****ter back in 2007-2008 and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,362
Posted By blkaplan
It was said as a joke but I do have the numbers...

It was said as a joke but I do have the numbers to back it up. I sell 240 parts 20:1 compared to 740 parts. I wish it weren't true but it just seems to be.

There are a couple guys who spend...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,362
Posted By blkaplan
I dont blame you... it is a 700/900. no one...

I dont blame you... it is a 700/900. no one puts money into those :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,362
Posted By blkaplan
The parts to put a front set of mine together...

The parts to put a front set of mine together with good dampers is 900 not 1500.

We also have an alternate set of front dampers to release soon that drops it down to 700.

Not sure where that...
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