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Forum: events 08-11-2008, 11:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,208
Posted By WagenSport
If i can get the motivation to work on the 760...

If i can get the motivation to work on the 760 this saturday, and get the fuel line and engine retimed, ill be out for sure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2008, 03:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By WagenSport
Going to check out the timing, tomorrow if i get...

Going to check out the timing, tomorrow if i get a chance. I just realized when i put the head back on i forgot to check to make sure, the distributor was on time... maybe i put it on 180 out??? Is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By WagenSport
OK, finally got it to crank, and now its spitting...

OK, finally got it to crank, and now its spitting white smoke out of the amm. Had my girlfriend cranking on it when the line into the fuel rail split and just about made me drink gasoline.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By WagenSport
What about the tach jumpering all over without...

What about the tach jumpering all over without the engine even turning?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By WagenSport
No start condition

1990 760T wagon
After wrapping up the parts installation on my 15g build, the vehicle wont start. A month ago the engine would crank over fine, but not start. I realized today after finally looking...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Sorry no photos, since i havent actually got the...

Sorry no photos, since i havent actually got the 15g yet. Should be an easy task one i actually have the turbo in my hands.
http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55272
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Thank you! I really need some motivation to get...

Thank you! I really need some motivation to get outside soon and finish up retiming the thing. I agree i think its going to be sick once its done. It sorta sucks i wasnt able to get the 15g and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Yeah, ive got it all together, put it on the...

Yeah, ive got it all together, put it on the intake side.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Got everything back together today! Still need to...

Got everything back together today! Still need to wire up my new themostatic fan controller though. Otherwise i got the compressor bypass valve block off plate made and installed, plumbed the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Intercooler is mounted and plumbed!!! ...

Intercooler is mounted and plumbed!!!
http://img393.imageshack.us/img393/6711/dsc03978nh1.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
http://img513.imageshack.us/img513/2862/dsc03980dn5.jpg (http://imageshack.us)...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Did some intercooler fitment today. No more A/C....

Did some intercooler fitment today. No more A/C. This is just the mock up. Tomorrow i have to do a little bit of cutting and fab work to get good fitment and attachment. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By WagenSport
By heavy fab work, i mean something that may use...

By heavy fab work, i mean something that may use equiptment that i do not have access too, such as a metal cutting band saw, open coat grinders etc... Its obviously not a hard task, i didnt realize...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/9378/dsc03974gy...

http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/9378/dsc03974gy6.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By WagenSport
Well that is terrific. I was figuring the plate...

Well that is terrific. I was figuring the plate had to be a thicker material. If it can be made from sheet metal that will be no problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By WagenSport
How is it possible to run both? How did you make...

How is it possible to run both? How did you make the block off plate on your first. Iam trying to come up with a solution that doesnt require me to do heavy fab work.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By WagenSport
Blow off valve conversion

Plumbing up the new intercooler today, and i was wondering if there is any way besides buying a block off plate for the CBV. I have a greddy type rs mounted to a 2.5" piece of pipe. I've read some...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2008, 03:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Got the head/turbo/manifold, new water pump and...

Got the head/turbo/manifold, new water pump and intake manifold back on today with all associated gaskets even though it was rainning heavily all day and i work outside...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Finished getting the head back together, didnt...

Finished getting the head back together, didnt have time to order some extra powder for the gun, so i ended up just using engine enamel to coat the valve cover, nuts, cam gear, and and couple other...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
P+P progress... Havent polished yet, just...

P+P progress...
Havent polished yet, just opening up the ports. Photos have exhausted manifold gasket for demonstration purpose.
Prior to port matching:...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By WagenSport
Cool....

Cool. http://www.naturephotosafari.com/images/Fire.gif
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By WagenSport
Possible exhaust group buy

I was talking to a friend of a friend that works at Custom Performance Engineering, the other day about a group buy on wagon turbo back exhausts. He said they usually need about 30 people to engineer...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By WagenSport
This will work on my 90' 760 as well, i guess or...

This will work on my 90' 760 as well, i guess or no?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By WagenSport
High boost fuel cut switch

I have a 90' 760 turbo wagon. Looking to bypass the high boost fuel cut switch. Ive read about such several places, but cant seem to find a diagram for it on all data. Can someone tell me where it is...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By WagenSport
DAMN. I had sort of been thinking directly after...

DAMN. I had sort of been thinking directly after wouldnt be so good, but driven by the desire not to extend the wires i was going to carry on. Hmmm time to rethink that one i guess. Any suggestions?...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By WagenSport
AMM relocation Question

Does anyone know if there will be ill effects if i put my blow off valve and amm directly before my intercooler. Charge Air moving thru the blow off pipe then to the AMM. I want to remedy the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Well i got my first set of valves out using 2...

Well i got my first set of valves out using 2 spring clamps to hold the head to the table, a chunk of wood to hold the valve in place, and a bar clamp pressing on a oxy sensor socket to compress the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Why must the AMM go before the turbo? Would i see...

Why must the AMM go before the turbo? Would i see any ill effects placing it after the turbo. It seems like some guys on the have been moving the amm to right before the throttle body, but i dont...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
As i posted the order i was going for is TURBO,...

As i posted the order i was going for is TURBO, short pipe to bov to amm to intercooler. Sorry if i left something out previous.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Oh yeah, does anyone know a good way to compress...

Oh yeah, does anyone know a good way to compress the valve springs without the tool. I rented a tool but it doesnt work on the volvo head since the springs and retainers are more recessed. Any ideas?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
OK question/ opinions wanted. I want to make my...

OK question/ opinions wanted. I want to make my blow off valve downstream of my AMM. Here is my proposed set up. Before the intercooler. Basically it would go, short pipe from compressor/blow off/...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Oh yeah, also got the 255lph pump in. Took a...

Oh yeah, also got the 255lph pump in. Took a little modification, but installation was a breeze. Simply had to take a dremel with sanding wheel, and take the bumps out from the inside of the pump...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
That would be terrific. Glad to see someone else...

That would be terrific. Glad to see someone else had the same idea. I might start with the vent pod tonight, the engine work is at a stand still until i get some parts and tool. On a Side note,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
What sort of valve spring compressor do should i...

What sort of valve spring compressor do should i use. Been seeing several types. Does anyone know if the autoparts stores rent them?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Did a little bit of head work today. Got a bit...

Did a little bit of head work today. Got a bit carried away, didnt even completly clean the head up much yet, or check the mating surface to be flat. Sounds like tomorrows job. (3 of 4 exhaust ports,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Thank you, I always enjoy sorta the OEM plus...

Thank you, I always enjoy sorta the OEM plus styling/tuning. I was wondering if any of you guys could give me some ideas or tips to think about when installing my A/F gauge, i dont want to just slap...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
I like what the UPS man had to offer today: ...

I like what the UPS man had to offer today:
http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/7108/dsc03936ok1.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
Oh yeah also forgot I'm going to clip the springs...

Oh yeah also forgot I'm going to clip the springs in the front while its off the road, to level it out a bit, if not have the front dip down a little lower. I like the Positive rake look. Here is it...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2008, 01:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By WagenSport
90' 760T 15G mini project

As some of you guys might have read in the Performance Modification Fourms, i overheated my engine tremendouly and ripped my headgasket a new a**hole. Figured i would move my thread over to this...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2008, 12:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By WagenSport
Change out the waste gate, or take apart the...

Change out the waste gate, or take apart the waste gate and install a lesser psi spring. I dont think our wastegates can be disassembled like an older audi one though. Why are you worried about 7.5...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By WagenSport
More today: Plus the 225/60/15s Kuhmo Ecsta ASXs...

More today: Plus the 225/60/15s Kuhmo Ecsta ASXs came in today, but i have to go pick them up at that UPS customer service center.
(Tinted A/F gauge, 8mm spark wires, Greddy Type RS mounting tube )...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,056
Posted By WagenSport
It sure isnt a turbonetics thumper.... ...

It sure isnt a turbonetics thumper....

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Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,673
Posted By WagenSport
Buy something like this or make one.......

Buy something like this or make one.... http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/TURBOXS-0-20PSI-MANUAL-BOOST-CONTROLLER_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ33742QQihZ012QQitemZ220219125207QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW

or...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By WagenSport
More in the mail today: ...

More in the mail today:
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Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By WagenSport
Goodies that came in the mail today: ...

Goodies that came in the mail today:
http://img127.imageshack.us/img127/5300/dsc03922ra0.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Timing Belt kit, Themo, 255 fuel pump, and R/C/C/R tails

Harvested this guy...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By WagenSport
I want to run my greddy type rs though. Wont i...

I want to run my greddy type rs though. Wont i run super rich is i let out so much unmetered air. At least that was the case on my VW 1.8t.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By WagenSport
Just off the top of your head from seeing other...

Just off the top of your head from seeing other similarly modded 700 series, what do you guys think i should expect out of these modifications. As far as crank hp and EST 1/4. I know its a ball park...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By WagenSport
Yeah sorry i didnt mention the whole wagon bit in...

Yeah sorry i didnt mention the whole wagon bit in the previous post.
John- I see your point, as to even now with the 13c boost seems a bit late, i guess going onto the 15g, and having such a steep...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By WagenSport
yeah 410s would be perfect. Just a little more...

yeah 410s would be perfect. Just a little more uphm in the accleration, since i dont travel the highway to much.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2008, 04:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By WagenSport
Gears from other makes or models i can swap into...

Gears from other makes or models i can swap into the 940 rear? I want something steep!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By WagenSport
So i ordered a 29x9x2.5 front mount today, with a...

So i ordered a 29x9x2.5 front mount today, with a bunch of universal piping and sleeves. Ive read a bunch of threads on blow off valves but i have yet to find a conclusive answer. I understand my car...
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