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Forum: events 02-08-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By volvo4life1
i would go but i haven't gotten the brick up and...

i would go but i haven't gotten the brick up and running yet. :(
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-06-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By volvo4life1
The stock one

The stock one
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-06-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By volvo4life1
megasquirt question

ok so im building the megasquirt board and on step 59 it says do not install D8 if you are using a PWM idle valve. this may be a dumb question but what is a pwm idle valve and do I have one? the car...
Forum: showroom 09-27-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,724
Views: 672,213
Posted By volvo4life1
nice, i was looking at picking that up too lol

nice, i was looking at picking that up too lol
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By volvo4life1
I cant do much on my own.. i cant port the head,...

I cant do much on my own.. i cant port the head, and i dont have a welder so i cant make my own exhuast so i have to get a shop to do all that.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By volvo4life1
first build.... need some advice

i've pulled the 242 off the road so i can build it properly without being rushed.the engine im building is the b21ft, goal is reliable 300whp, and budget is about $3000. I just have a couple of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By volvo4life1
I think its a 1992 740 . Where can i get the plug...

I think its a 1992 740 . Where can i get the plug for the dizzy? or do i need one? I couldn't find it on ipds site
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,447
Posted By volvo4life1
Ive tryed that and i cant get it

Ive tryed that and i cant get it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,447
Posted By volvo4life1
Srry to jack the thread but how do you get the 2...

Srry to jack the thread but how do you get the 2 bolts off of the hotside? They wont come all the way out cause they get jammed with the oil feed
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By volvo4life1
will the head off of a turbo 740 work with the...

will the head off of a turbo 740 work with the b21? someone is selling one for 35 and was thinking of getting it instead of plugging the k-jet holes. I'll probably port and polish the head as well....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By volvo4life1
t5 work with volvo clutch/pressure plate.

Basically as the title states. I bought a clutch for my m46 because im currently using clutch from a na ca,,so it slips alot. My plans have changed.i want to put a bunch more power. Srry if this...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By volvo4life1
Cool. I swapped to m46 after destroying my aw71...

Cool. I swapped to m46 after destroying my aw71 lol. But im planning on t5 swap. I bought a clutch for the m46 and im not sure if it would work with the t5. I hope it does cause it was 400
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By volvo4life1
Here is what i have in mind megasquirt rsi...

Here is what i have in mind
megasquirt
rsi stage 2 cam
tubular exhuast manifold
larger turbo ( probably the one stated above)
3" exhuast
18psi boost
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By volvo4life1
When will the .63 turbine housing spool? right...

When will the .63 turbine housing spool? right now Ive got full boost(10psi) at about 3000rpm with my 12b turbo but it is burning oil and has a lot of shaft play. I dont want a turbo that will spool...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By volvo4life1
Using 94 gas. And im going to get the rsi tubular...

Using 94 gas. And im going to get the rsi tubular manifold. Not sure on the intake though
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By volvo4life1
building my b21ft

So im looking to build up my b21ft. Ive found a Garrett t3/t4 turbocharger 57 trim compressor, .63 a/r hotside, for 250. Is this decent turbo. Im looking for 250-300 hp. I will megasquirt this car,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By volvo4life1
holset hx40 question

There is a holset hx40 on craigs for 400. He says it brand new and it looks new from the pics. My question is a good turbo to put on b21ft? And also how much are these brand new from a store? I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By volvo4life1
i got a aem wideband

i got a aem wideband
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By volvo4life1
k-jet mixture adjustment confussion

Im running to rich so I'm trying to lean it out a bit but don't understand what way to turn it. what the hell does like turning it left and right mean. I know left is lean and right is rich but what...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By volvo4life1
ok so i set the throttle switch like you said. It...

ok so i set the throttle switch like you said. It still idles high, wtf is wrong with my car , I replaced the iac and the throttle switch and Ive tried and another ecu and still idles the same. When...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By volvo4life1
so ur saying connect the one wire to the positive...

so ur saying connect the one wire to the positive battery terminal and the tip to the throttle switch
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By volvo4life1
setting idle

I just got a new throttle switch and i"m trying to adjust it and the idle, Im super confused and how you adjust the throttle switch. It says to connect the test light to the positive battery...
Forum: events 06-14-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,046
Posted By volvo4life1
I'll be there. Pm me what you want me to bring...

I'll be there. Pm me what you want me to bring and ur adress
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By volvo4life1
oh forgot to mention he says that it has a...

oh forgot to mention he says that it has a little bit of rust on the front fender. But we will see tmr
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By volvo4life1
1977 242 questions

Im thinking of get a 77 242 for $500. He says it doesn't run because of carb issue's. Is it worth buying for a dd. Is it hard/expensive to fix/replace the carb? I'm going to go look at it tmr night...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,331
Posted By volvo4life1
wide band 02 placement

Where should i put the o2, I've heard you don't want it to close to the turbo. Im thinking of putting it in the bung on the stock b21ft downpipe/cat. where did you guys put it? Ill be installing it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,652
Posted By volvo4life1
I tested my throttle switch but don't know what...

I tested my throttle switch but don't know what it means haha. It reads .7 when I open the throttle and when it is closed. Is the throttle switch broke? I set my multimeter to 200ohms to test if the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By volvo4life1
I bought one off a t-bricker but I'm still...

I bought one off a t-bricker but I'm still waiting on it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By volvo4life1
It idles at 1600, I'm sure that's got to affect...

It idles at 1600, I'm sure that's got to affect ur gas milage
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By volvo4life1
Ya right know I'm getting 12 mpg but I believe my...

Ya right know I'm getting 12 mpg but I believe my iac is broke. But I usually get 18 mpg city. How do I lean it out?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By volvo4life1
M46and I'm not in boost dumbass

M46and I'm not in boost dumbass
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By volvo4life1
Is there anyway I can increase that? right now...

Is there anyway I can increase that? right now I'm actually getting 12mpg with heavy foot :-( I'm just waiting for some parts to come in though
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By volvo4life1
Time for a change

So I need to get better gas mileage if possible. right now Im getting 18mpg in the city on my 83 240 turbo. I have a couple of options i thought of, either swap to lh2.2 or some other fuel injection...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,652
Posted By volvo4life1
what do you mean? unplug it and turn it over....

what do you mean? unplug it and turn it over. I've clean it out but I bought a used one from a t-bricker that im still waiting on
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,652
Posted By volvo4life1
no its a vibrant silicon 45 coupler same size...

no its a vibrant silicon 45 coupler same size instead of accordion, asccordion was ripped
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,652
Posted By volvo4life1
when I squeeze the ic piping(cold side) it does...

when I squeeze the ic piping(cold side) it does nothing,no change in idle. shouldn't it die out?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,652
Posted By volvo4life1
How do I pressurize it? And the may sound Dumb...

How do I pressurize it? And the may sound Dumb but I squeezed my intercooler hose and u could a whistle. I'm guessing it's leaking right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,652
Posted By volvo4life1
replaced all the vac hose, checked for leaks from...

replaced all the vac hose, checked for leaks from manifold and injectors and none found. Still runs bad. What else should I check?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,652
Posted By volvo4life1
completly stumped Need some help

so I have a bunch of issue to figure out but I am completely lost, I don't know where to start. It really changes from day to day lol. So if I don't wait for it to warm up to operating temp,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By volvo4life1
I just orderd a spec stage 3 clutch. Ill let you...

I just orderd a spec stage 3 clutch. Ill let you know how it goes
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,616
Posted By volvo4life1
1983 242 turbo mods are turbo back exhaust,12psi...

1983 242 turbo mods are turbo back exhaust,12psi and larger intercooler. half the time the adobe links don't load so that is why im here. There is some vaccum hoses that are plug off,but they have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By volvo4life1
I had the same problem. you'll need new engine...

I had the same problem. you'll need new engine and tranny mounts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,616
Posted By volvo4life1
oh cause i check on ipd to see which one fits and...

oh cause i check on ipd to see which one fits and it says they are all interchangeable. Ill see if I can get a k-jet one then
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,616
Posted By volvo4life1
o-rings r fine. replaced the iac with one from a...

o-rings r fine. replaced the iac with one from a 740 and it idles at 1300-1400rpm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,616
Posted By volvo4life1
I couldn't find any vacuum leaks. Im not sure how...

I couldn't find any vacuum leaks. Im not sure how everything works exactly but it seems like to me that something is getting stuck open. cause It will ilde at 1000 when i first start it, then when i...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,616
Posted By volvo4life1
im going to be replace all the vaccum hose this...

im going to be replace all the vaccum hose this weekend so we will she what she does
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,616
Posted By volvo4life1
is a cold start injecter in my car or something...

is a cold start injecter in my car or something long those lines. Im thinking maby its not getting enough fuel when she is not at operating temp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,616
Posted By volvo4life1
numerous problems

240 with b21ft. if I don't warm it up it will sputter, but when its at operating temp it will drive fine. also when i am sitting at light it will idle a 1500. For example if i turn it off and then go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By volvo4life1
thanks

thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By volvo4life1
stupid question

Where is the IAC located on the 83 240 turbo. I cant find anything on it. thanks
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