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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By VB242
From this guy ...

From this guy
https://www.crank-scrapers.com/Volvo.html
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By VB242
B23 block-$300 530 head $65 Machine work $950...

B23 block-$300
530 head $65
Machine work $950
Bigger valves $368
Lightweight steel flywheel $300
B23ET pistons and H beam rods $550
Oil pump $120
Head gasket set $45
Lower gasket set $60...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,128
Posted By VB242
The reason is the main bearing clearance is sized...

The reason is the main bearing clearance is sized for that oil. Sloppy old red blocks need the thicker oil to maintain oil pressure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By VB242
I'm going to pick n pull today, the lines on my...

I'm going to pick n pull today, the lines on my car were finger tight when I bought it so the condition of the system is unknown other than it doesn't work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By VB242
93 A/C into a 91 245

Can I just grab the stuff under the hood or do I need to change the evaporator etc in the cabin too?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By VB242
Just buy taller tires next time, con would be...

Just buy taller tires next time, con would be your speedometer would be off but you'd also put on less miles.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By VB242
I'm happy with my Cooper Solarus 185/70 14

I'm happy with my Cooper Solarus 185/70 14
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By VB242
I gave up and plumbed the k- jet thermo valve in....

I gave up and plumbed the k- jet thermo valve in. It doesn't seem to work either though, maybe I need to try another one.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By VB242
You need something like this, ...

You need something like this,
http://www.atpturbo.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=ATP-BCS-003&Category_Code=BCS
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By VB242
I have 2 big nuts that hold the starter on....

I have 2 big nuts that hold the starter on....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,237
Posted By VB242
Should have gone with Jurbo

Should have gone with Jurbo
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By VB242
Women drivers! Amirite?

Women drivers! Amirite?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By VB242
^ I appreciate the offer, I thought my tank...

^ I appreciate the offer, I thought my tank looked ok but I had to clean rust particles out of my injectors, so I'm thinking a brand new one is what I want.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By VB242
Ebay gas tank

How's the quality? Does it have the swirl pot in it?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By VB242
I think I'm getting the vibe you're throwing down...

I think I'm getting the vibe you're throwing down but does that bespoke gm quick connector unscrew from the filter?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By VB242
Best aftermarket fuel filter

Merry Christmas eve! So the 242 B23ET was running super crappy, replaced plugs, wires, cap and rotor to no avail. I finally tested the injectors and you can see from the pic below #1 was a little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By VB242
They are 1300, the link I provided to Rock auto...

They are 1300, the link I provided to Rock auto above has a non greaseable joint listed under economy even though the pic shows a grease fitting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By VB242
They are 1300 I believe, also used on some Jags....

They are 1300 I believe, also used on some Jags. Nobody makes conversion joints in 1300 either.


Here's RockAuto link...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,302
Posted By VB242
I used to drive a 7.3 F450 with a 5spd, my knee...

I used to drive a 7.3 F450 with a 5spd, my knee joint would hurt sitting in traffic. Any clutch that's going to hold V8 torque is going to be a lot stiffer than a 150ft.lb. stock Volvo clutch. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By VB242
Why are you spacing out the pivot ball? Are you...

Why are you spacing out the pivot ball? Are you using a lightweight thinner flywheel? I had the motor out of the car when I put mine in, I had to test it out to get the right amount of washers. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,031
Posted By VB242
Your oil will cook much over 250F so it should...

Your oil will cook much over 250F so it should be. I've been running the same an10 steel braided teflon hose since 2014.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,132
Posted By VB242
He had some NOS, I got a little discount since I...

He had some NOS, I got a little discount since I got one of the ones that the teeth on the edge were off a little. I'm using an lh2.2 distributor so it doesn't matter to me.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,972
Posted By VB242
It's the 2.0 pinto belt TB013, 122 teeth.

It's the 2.0 pinto belt TB013, 122 teeth.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,426
Posted By VB242
I had it hooked up to switch the ground on...

I had it hooked up to switch the ground on position 85 on the above diagram. 86 had power from another relay that turns on with the key. I used an all blue a/c switch and grounded one side of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,319
Posted By VB242
Yeahbut duz it go psshht when you let off the go...

Yeahbut duz it go psshht when you let off the go pedal?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By VB242
Spin the fuses next time it happens.

Spin the fuses next time it happens.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,132
Posted By VB242
I just put a John V sooperbitchin flywheel in...

I just put a John V sooperbitchin flywheel in mine, I recommend it, just be prepared to extend the fork pivot ball quite a bit. It's considerably lighter and made out of less explody steel as...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,872
Posted By VB242
I had a 6 cylinder Dakota that twisted bad enough...

I had a 6 cylinder Dakota that twisted bad enough for the cowl to develop a leak after I towed a trailer that probably weighed close to 9,000lbs.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 38,725
Posted By VB242
It has clutch plates and needs friction modifier.

It has clutch plates and needs friction modifier.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,039
Posted By VB242
I got 5l of Pentosin LV brake fluid from Rock...

I got 5l of Pentosin LV brake fluid from Rock auto for $30 when I changed my brake octopus, it's good for >509F. Never had a problem with this fluid at autocross or time trials at the track.
Forum: showroom 11-09-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 87,009
Posted By VB242
Best run last Sunday <iframe width="560"...

Best run last Sunday
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/kne8onrW-Lk" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope;...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,780
Posted By VB242
Of course Volvo's are like legos.

Of course Volvo's are like legos.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,780
Posted By VB242
You can use all the pedals etc. at least

You can use all the pedals etc. at least
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 879
Posted By VB242
I have a set of flat top B23 pistons, PM me if...

I have a set of flat top B23 pistons, PM me if you're interested.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,872
Posted By VB242
I'm assuming that B23 block is filled, I opened...

I'm assuming that B23 block is filled, I opened in Tapatalk and my swedish ain't so good. That cam looked pretty nuts too
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,441
Posted By VB242
There's a reason 2 piece driveshaft are used ...

There's a reason 2 piece driveshaft are used
https://themustangsource.com/1-piece-2-2015-still-2-piece-driveshaft-12660/
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,153
Posted By VB242
Don't put the seals on the exhaust valve guides, ...

Don't put the seals on the exhaust valve guides, I had a valve stick open shortly after assembly. They need a little oil for lubrication, it burns off.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,611
Posted By VB242
This is my 530 with the 46/38 valves from the...

This is my 530 with the 46/38 valves from the group buy. You can set where my machinist carved a little bit out by the intake valve. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By VB242
Definitely not once he gets the turbo plumbed in.

Definitely not once he gets the turbo plumbed in.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,611
Posted By VB242
That is some next level shizz, sounds like a...

That is some next level shizz, sounds like a recipe for head gasket failure. But I bet it's o- ringed too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By VB242
+1 on my '89 780, but I just smeared it on there....

+1 on my '89 780, but I just smeared it on there. I was wondering if the stuff they use to repair stars on a windshield would seep in there and harden up and seal the glass.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,692
Posted By VB242
Smokin hole burnouts will do that

Smokin hole burnouts will do that
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,374
Posted By VB242
PB blaster the exhaust nuts every day for a few...

PB blaster the exhaust nuts every day for a few days before trying to loosen them. Also try to tighten just slightly before loosening.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-29-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,280
Posted By VB242
Are you sure you're getting good afr readings? I...

Are you sure you're getting good afr readings? I know mine shows some goofy things until everything warms up. Does the car drive any differently with the lean readings? Are you hearing knock? How...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,900
Posted By VB242
I blew the seals out of one of those in a couple...

I blew the seals out of one of those in a couple months. Only weekend driving autocrossing, but I was running 22+psi. I don't recommend it. I ended up putting this turbo back on it after about 3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,305
Posted By VB242
How much boost are you running? Do you have a...

How much boost are you running? Do you have a wideband O2 gauge? Could be detonation events....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,656
Posted By VB242
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/l8umqZay434" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,656
Posted By VB242
Hollow can be stronger than solid.

Hollow can be stronger than solid.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,488
Posted By VB242
Are you referring to the air pressure inside the...

Are you referring to the air pressure inside the accusump? There's a piston with seals that separates the compressed air from the oil inside I believe.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,441
Posted By VB242
It's an '86 I believe, NWC for sure I think the...

It's an '86 I believe, NWC for sure I think the tag was 1342 but not 100% sure. Guy I bought it from said it was holding 15psi in his 300ZX, but 4th gear synchronizer doesn't work. I bought a...
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