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Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By culberro
Just double them up!

Just double them up!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By culberro
Swap out the input shaft to the shorter mustang...

Swap out the input shaft to the shorter mustang one, pretty simple job.
This has been covered many times.

https://ampdistributing.com/collections/t5-5-speed-transmission/input-shaft
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 665,132
Posted By culberro
Cerakote would probably be a better use of money...

Cerakote would probably be a better use of money and time. You can buy it and spray it yourself, but it's picky on surface prep.



And this. There's some improvement, but I'm not sure how much.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 665,132
Posted By culberro
Sounds like a solid plan. With that engine and...

Sounds like a solid plan. With that engine and turbo setup, I wouldn’t worry about breaking the m47. Especially if you’re using a stock clutch and not clutch kicking or launching the car hard.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2020, 02:15 PM
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Posted By culberro
Ahhhh. You need more boost.

Ahhhh. You need more boost.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2020, 09:31 PM
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Posted By culberro
How much boost are you currently running on the...

How much boost are you currently running on the stock t3?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By culberro
I recently helped a friend install the basic 123...

I recently helped a friend install the basic 123 distributor, it was 2 wires and used the stock coil. It was nice being able to select different timing curves (10 or so) that are based on different...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 356,393
Posted By culberro
Would AN or JIC bulkhead fittings with tight...

Would AN or JIC bulkhead fittings with tight 90deg fittings work?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By culberro
Can you take it by the machine shop that...

Can you take it by the machine shop that originally machined it and ask them?
I wouldn't worry about it personally, but I have no idea how bad it actually it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By culberro
The location and orientation are not great, but I...

The location and orientation are not great, but I doubt it’ll give you any trouble.
I’d just use a sanding block and some 400grit sandpaper to blend the scratch in.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,003
Posted By culberro
I'm here to burst your bubble and say that...

I'm here to burst your bubble and say that equation is grossly simplified.
I'll see if I can dig up the actual piston position vs crank angle equation... I have it somewhere...

It's up to you to...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By culberro
1/8” npt

1/8” npt
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2020, 01:35 PM
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Posted By culberro
Ok, then the simple solution is to use a...

Ok, then the simple solution is to use a microsquirt (or whatever) and the LH2.2 distributor to get a crank position signal. You won't have sequential injection, you'll have to use batch-fire, and...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-24-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By culberro
Sounds like you're on your way to a running and...

Sounds like you're on your way to a running and driving car.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By culberro
How is the pedal feel? Is it a light or heavy...

How is the pedal feel? Is it a light or heavy feeling clutch?
Sounds like you might need a larger MC. Most hydraulic clutches that use a slave on the input shaft need a larger MC bore depending on...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,687
Posted By culberro
I put a 2.0L Ecoboost into a Merkur, a Volvo 240...

I put a 2.0L Ecoboost into a Merkur, a Volvo 240 would be a lot easier.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2020, 12:41 PM
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Posted By culberro
Most ECUs can "learn" the fuel table somewhat...

Most ECUs can "learn" the fuel table somewhat accurately by trying to correct the AFR to match an AFR target, but that depends on the AFR Target table and the values that you put in.

Spark...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By culberro
Yep, and much more.

Yep, and much more.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By culberro
Most places will wire brush and treat the rust...

Most places will wire brush and treat the rust for you, it's never been over $50 for me.
Just tell them you have a 1990 Volvo 240, so they don't et confused.

The original window seals are all...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,003
Posted By culberro
Not the name. Mostly that 1% of proposed ITBs or...

Not the name. Mostly that 1% of proposed ITBs or motorcylce carbs actually get finished (completely made up figure, but it seems that way)



That's in the ball park of what you want. Will...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 665,132
Posted By culberro
Simple bare bones replacement for LH, but is more...

Simple bare bones replacement for LH, but is more versatile? Microsquirt.
Wanting to control anything beyond an electric fan and idle? MaxxECU, Link, ECU Master EMU Black. There are others, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,003
Posted By culberro
"Was playing with the idea of motorcycle throttle...

"Was playing with the idea of motorcycle throttle bodies"... let's see how this plays out. My bet is on stock manifolds in and out :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,003
Posted By culberro
You’re going to be short of your HP goal if using...

You’re going to be short of your HP goal if using a stock intake manifold. That’s the real bottle neck on a 8v NA volvo.
Kyle (klr142) has built up and raced some very hot NA 8v engines for road...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By culberro
I think Pat and I did the same thing. Rally...

I think Pat and I did the same thing. Rally racing is a basically a non-stop dyno run for 5-25min with a ~40mph air speed. Turbo cars get hot (like really hot), but NA cars are generally OK. The more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By culberro
Glad you’re getting it sorted. I haven’t used...

Glad you’re getting it sorted. I haven’t used G&A, but they have great reviews and some awesome equipment!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By culberro
Most likely wrong sub-forum... ...

Most likely wrong sub-forum...

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?p=6089733#post6089733
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-18-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By culberro
You can use the stock one, but you have to wire...

You can use the stock one, but you have to wire it differently.... and it's not that great.

A CLT sensor from a LH2.2 Volvo is super common, fit's in the same hole as a LH2.4 one, and uses the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By culberro
Local-ish, but a ~ 3wk turnaround at the moment. ...

Local-ish, but a ~ 3wk turnaround at the moment.

https://www.witchhunter.com/injectorserv1.php

I just sent some to InjectorRX to get cleaned and the flow rates tested. Somehow the "1-2" day...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-18-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By culberro
Page 19 has all the info you need. ...

Page 19 has all the info you need.
http://yoshifab.com/store/docs/MicrosquirtVolvo4cyl240.pdf
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-18-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By culberro
Use VR+ and VR- for the stock crank sensor....

Use VR+ and VR- for the stock crank sensor. Resistor goes across those two.
Check crank signal when cranking, and you’ll know if you need to invert the wires to get a clean signal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By culberro
If you find one, let me know. The places I know...

If you find one, let me know. The places I know that clean, don't flow test.

I do know that the Napa on Morrison (SE) has an injector cleaning and flow test machine, though I'm not sure if they...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By culberro
Aluminum turnbuckle stock from...

Aluminum turnbuckle stock from summit/jegs/speedway (3/4" thread) and Krawler Joints. You can make a direct bolt on version for a 240 with these parts.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 450,523
Posted By culberro
Lol, start from ~ page 52 and go from there. ...

Lol, start from ~ page 52 and go from there.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=304080&page=52
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By culberro
Here's my experience after buying a car with the...

Here's my experience after buying a car with the same issue that you are creating:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=354059

Just spend the ~$200 and get a new windshield glued in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By culberro
Do you have an original windshield with the...

Do you have an original windshield with the rubber seal? That seal is pretty hard after 30-40 years, and even PNW cars are leaking like crazy from the windshield seal.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,184
Posted By culberro
They make them from much thinner, to stock, to...

They make them from much thinner, to stock, to much thicker. There’s probably 8 or so off the shelf thicknesses around.

That HG is going to drop the CR a ton, and remove what little quench you...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,184
Posted By culberro
That head gasket has a compressed thickness of...

That head gasket has a compressed thickness of .080”, stock is .047” iirc. That’s going to your CR substantially.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By culberro
The late model Volvo pump and the LS pumps are...

The late model Volvo pump and the LS pumps are near identical. Swapping should be very easy if the feed line to the pump can be at an appropriate angle... or use a Volvo pump with integrated...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By culberro
A strip of plasti-gauge is what you probably want...

A strip of plasti-gauge is what you probably want to use.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By culberro
I’m honestly not sure. The service manual makes...

I’m honestly not sure. The service manual makes no mention of straightening the head or line-boring the cam journals. I’ve seen heads that had cam journals that were warped over 10thou, and they were...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By culberro
The acceptable limit is actually 20 thou (and...

The acceptable limit is actually 20 thou (and service limit is 40 thou!) when measured with the straight edge set to diagonal corners of the head. Max measurement is should be taken in the middle of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By culberro
There is a spec limit on warp, I think it’s 20...

There is a spec limit on warp, I think it’s 20 thou measure with the straight edge diagonal on head. There really isn’t a practical machining limit on the head, as it’s not uncommon to remove 80-120...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,170
Posted By culberro
When you say "stock ecu", do you mean stock 8v or...

When you say "stock ecu", do you mean stock 8v or stock 16v ecu?
Edit: Read your old thread and you are using LH2.4 computers from a turbo 940t. The timing maps are too aggressive and they probably...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 479,404
Posted By culberro
My go-to are non-insulated butt connectors (using...

My go-to are non-insulated butt connectors (using a staking tool to crimp) and adhesive lined heat shrink. Never any failures, and 2-3 sizes of connectors will cover 26ga-12ga.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By culberro
Those are what are commonly referred to as...

Those are what are commonly referred to as "china-bay" rods. As they come from china, and are only sold on ebay.
Nothing wring with them at all, and they are usually substantially stronger than a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By culberro
Going on 6(?) years with the welded diff in the...

Going on 6(?) years with the welded diff in the v8 drift car without a broken axle. Just stepped up to some 240/40r18 tires. We will see how long that trend continues :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By culberro
Only when tuned like poop and not balanced well.

Only when tuned like poop and not balanced well.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,713
Posted By culberro
I just used a random one from the auto parts...

I just used a random one from the auto parts store, maybe a ford one? McMaster Carr has a bunch of low pressure check valves that would work as well. Silicone Intakes has some that are 12mm hose size...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,919
Posted By culberro
Did you grease the threads up on the bolt and nut...

Did you grease the threads up on the bolt and nut before you started?
I'm on 3(?) sets of TABs with the DIY tool that's being sold here. I just use moly grease on the threads, and I even use it with...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,713
Posted By culberro
It all works out if the the PCV lines are after...

It all works out if the the PCV lines are after the MAF. Some of the Japanese turbo cars were MAF as well.
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