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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By D.E
Yup, I remember from my VW days that this...

Yup, I remember from my VW days that this happened to diesel Rabbits as well when the belt slipped. :-P Must make a sweet sound when it snaps.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,966
Posted By D.E
Very nice work. I lol'd at the Småland in...

Very nice work. I lol'd at the Småland in disguise. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 812
Posted By D.E
I want a soft rear end that follows the ground...

I want a soft rear end that follows the ground nicely on gravel without lifting the inner wheel. That's why I'm running all rubber bushings, LSD, stock springs and no rear bar. Just gotta find some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 812
Posted By D.E
Has anyone tried filling these bushings with...

Has anyone tried filling these bushings with polyurethane windshield glue? I've seen it done to other bushings before.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 812
Posted By D.E
Yes, mine said DOWN NEDÅT too. :)

Yes, mine said DOWN NEDÅT too. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 812
Posted By D.E
Yes I know. I got them halfway in by hand and...

Yes I know. I got them halfway in by hand and then used the tool, I just forgot to clock the second one correctly. :-P

For anyone who's interested, here's what the tool ended up looking like. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 812
Posted By D.E
Another chunk of 7075 and 20 minutes on the...

Another chunk of 7075 and 20 minutes on the lathe, now it also works as a removal tool. :-P Got the bushing out and put it back in the right way. It isn't pretty after all that but I'm sure it'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 812
Posted By D.E
Trailing arm bushing orientation

Hello,

I've finally recieved my rebuilt LSD 1031 rear axle for my 242, all powdercoated and pretty. I made a tool at work out of 7075 aluminium to press in the bushings and set to work today....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By D.E
I bought a Pioneer headunit last week and had the...

I bought a Pioneer headunit last week and had the same issue until I realized the adapter was supposed to come with the HU. Went back to the store and they opened the next box on the shelf and there...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By D.E
Prova http://www.photobucket.com/ man får lov att...

Prova http://www.photobucket.com/ man får lov att göra ett konto men det är gratis och sen har man väldigt mycket utrymme. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,170
Posted By D.E
Sweet find, looks very clean. B20 or B21?

Sweet find, looks very clean. B20 or B21?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-11-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By D.E
I don't get those control arms, they look ugly...

I don't get those control arms, they look ugly and heavy with no adjustability. :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & suspension 03-11-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By D.E
You need either to convert your engine to LH2,4...

You need either to convert your engine to LH2,4 using a harness from a 240 or find 240 Turbo K-Jet parts or it won't be getting enough fuel.

I don't know the B230GK but I suppose it's like a...
Forum: showroom 03-10-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,807
Posted By D.E
Haha får se, blir nån runda i byn iaf. :-P Annars...

Haha får se, blir nån runda i byn iaf. :-P Annars kan du köpa den av mig, special price for you my friend.
Forum: showroom 03-10-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,807
Posted By D.E
It'll never pass inspection and I don't want to...

It'll never pass inspection and I don't want to be seen in this turd. :-P
Forum: performance & suspension 03-09-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,297
Posted By D.E
Vi har exakt samma regler här och alla gör som...

Vi har exakt samma regler här och alla gör som jag skrev. B230FT/FK, kam och chip. Finns inte en chans i helvete att norska bilprovningen ser skillnad på en 13C och en 15G turbo från en 850. :-P...
Forum: showroom 03-09-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,807
Posted By D.E
I was hoping to kill it out on a frozen lake...

I was hoping to kill it out on a frozen lake track in town but on the only weekend this winter that both had good ice and the car was good to go, I was 100 miles away looking at Rally Sweden. :-P
Forum: showroom 03-09-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,807
Posted By D.E
I never got a chance, the ice melted away. :(...

I never got a chance, the ice melted away. :( Been trying to sell it but it doesn't look like anybody's interested so I think I'll just part and crush. Kinda sucks because it was running well.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,297
Posted By D.E
B230FT or FK from 940 with M90 transmission. Put...

B230FT or FK from 940 with M90 transmission. Put a different cam in there and something like a 15G turbo after registreringsbesiktning. They're never going to notice the difference between two small...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-07-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By D.E
You do know 900kr is like £70? Folkrace is our...

You do know 900kr is like £70? Folkrace is our version of banger racing and that one says it will fit well for a B230 with a head shaved 2mm.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-07-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By D.E
Something like this maybe?...

Something like this maybe? (http://folkraceshop.se/volvo-b21-b23-b230-fs280s)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 776
Posted By D.E
Looks good. Manual or auto? The oil leak is most...

Looks good. Manual or auto? The oil leak is most likely the valve cover gasket and/or oil cap. Could be caused by a clogged PCV system so make sure that is clean first and replace gaskets second.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-07-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By D.E
1990 and above.

1990 and above.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-06-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,522
Posted By D.E
If you are in North America, T5. If you are in...

If you are in North America, T5. If you are in Europe, M90 from a 1995+ 940.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,042
Posted By D.E
Doesn't really look like the hood and fenders...

Doesn't really look like the hood and fenders from that blue one will be of much use. :-P
Forum: showroom 03-02-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By D.E
I think the point of Rådas post was more along...

I think the point of Rådas post was more along the lines of "that's cool, here's some more" than "I can find better pictures than you". :roll:
Forum: showroom 03-01-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 67,661
Posted By D.E
Pre-1989 740s are much more prone to rust than...

Pre-1989 740s are much more prone to rust than later ones but I've even seen a P2 V70 with rust holes in the front fenders...
Forum: showroom 03-01-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 67,661
Posted By D.E
http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/F013A3...

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/F013A364-96F8-41F7-B048-ED26E95EC398_zpsvfnlndym.jpg

Filthy, rusty and nearing the end of its life. :oogle:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By D.E
Haha oh, yeah that won't work. I'll have to dig...

Haha oh, yeah that won't work. I'll have to dig up another early M45. Thanks. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By D.E
Thank you. What year did they change it? My M45...

Thank you. What year did they change it? My M45 is a 76 and my M46 is an 81.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By D.E
I have an M45 for which I've misplaced all the...

I have an M45 for which I've misplaced all the shifter linkage parts. I also have an M46 that is complete with all shifter parts and I want to use them for my M45.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By D.E
Yes but are they the same length?

Yes but are they the same length?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By D.E
M45/M46 - same shifter linkage?

Short question;

Do the M45 and the M46 gearbox share the same shifter linkage?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,766
Posted By D.E
Cool project. :) Is that Escort/Sierra Cosworth...

Cool project. :) Is that Escort/Sierra Cosworth rear suspension?
Forum: performance & suspension 02-22-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By D.E
The M90 really is a big, clumsy, unwieldy thing...

The M90 really is a big, clumsy, unwieldy thing with agricultural ratios compared to the slender Getrag 262 Close Ratio dogleg. I've got an M90II as well but I'm saving it for my turbo build. :)
Forum: performance & suspension 02-21-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By D.E
I tried a BMW 02 (Getrag 220 I guess) t/o bearing...

I tried a BMW 02 (Getrag 220 I guess) t/o bearing today but it was too large for the sleeve on the gearbox. The 535i one might be smaller, unless Volvo Getrags use a different diameter sleeve...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,791
Posted By D.E
Ignition timing is not adjustable on LH2,4 cars,...

Ignition timing is not adjustable on LH2,4 cars, at least not by turning the distributor. If it runs, the timing is correct. :)
Forum: performance & suspension 02-20-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By D.E
Thank you Wagner, that helps a lot. :) I shall...

Thank you Wagner, that helps a lot. :) I shall try with a 535i bearing. You don't suppose a bearing and fork from a BMW M10 gearbox might work?

As far as the pilot bearing goes I just measured the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By D.E
It's not good to have the engine idle for minutes...

It's not good to have the engine idle for minutes with no water pump. It will overheat pretty quickly.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-19-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By D.E
Getrag to redblock questions

I want to mount a Getrag 262 from a Volvo 260 to my B23. The gearbox already has a redblock bellhousing and will physically fit the block.

What throwout bearing do people use for this application?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By D.E
A broken cat won't ruin an O2 sensor, but a...

A broken cat won't ruin an O2 sensor, but a broken O2 sensor will ruin a cat.
Forum: showroom 02-16-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 873
Posted By D.E
Can anyone host the rest of the pictures of the...

Can anyone host the rest of the pictures of the 162 and post them here? I can't see them. :(
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,894
Posted By D.E
But seriously, if you want a "rally" car don't go...

But seriously, if you want a "rally" car don't go turbo/automatic. Shaved and ported head, header, brutal cam and 48mm sidedrafts with a skeleton flywheel and an M45 driving a 4,10 final drive really...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-10-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,285
Posted By D.E
If you want to hear the turbo what you need is a...

If you want to hear the turbo what you need is a cone filter.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,894
Posted By D.E
Well, you aren't going to get to 100hp/liter NA...

Well, you aren't going to get to 100hp/liter NA on an 8V B23, especially not with a low comp, mild cam turbo setup. With your mod list I'd guess more like 150 NA hp but then theoretically 1 BAR of...
Forum: showroom 02-09-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,807
Posted By D.E
It was the recommended viscosity for my Lancia...

It was the recommended viscosity for my Lancia and I accidentally bought 20 liters off eBay so I'm putting it in everything. :rofl:
Forum: showroom 02-09-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,807
Posted By D.E
Haha nej det är ju typ sak samma när man byter...

Haha nej det är ju typ sak samma när man byter mellan originaldelar, handlar om nån häst hit eller dit max. Racingbil skall racingolja ha. ;-) Har ni någon isbana där du bor? Här har isarna blivit...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-09-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By D.E
About tree fiddy.

About tree fiddy.
Forum: showroom 02-08-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,807
Posted By D.E
No A/C, no power windows. :) A/C is pretty...

No A/C, no power windows. :) A/C is pretty uncommon on 7's but most 9's have it, at least the later ones.

Did some work today as well and I think it's about ready for action. First, I drained the...
Forum: showroom 02-07-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,807
Posted By D.E
Did the most ghetto-tastic camber mod ever. ...

Did the most ghetto-tastic camber mod ever.

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/ADAED500-6B84-4B5F-86DD-32F2BF088EDB_zpsju3z7ng3.jpg

I just punched the bolt out, pushed the strut top in...
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