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Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,873
Posted By Lankku
Time to wake this thread up a bit. 965 got...

Time to wake this thread up a bit.

965 got some Schwitzer off the shelf along with a better B6304. T6 exhaust manifolds with up pipes to the turbo and 850/x70R pressure plate with solid flywheel....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By Lankku
Chopping the leaf gives same result as shortening...

Chopping the leaf gives same result as shortening a coil. A Nivomat leaf is thinner and weaker than one with regular shocks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By Lankku
23/19, 24/19 and IPD 25/22 have worked with my...

23/19, 24/19 and IPD 25/22 have worked with my setups and driving style in a couple of different 245's. With and without Truetrac, car with thicker bars has "always" had a Truetrac.

To me a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Lankku
Have you checked that lights turn on correctly...

Have you checked that lights turn on correctly and they have good ground?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Lankku
Lower bellhousing bolts for transmission are not...

Lower bellhousing bolts for transmission are not that important. It will last without those even with +800hp engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Lankku
And an intake manifold to support it? Stock ones...

And an intake manifold to support it? Stock ones won't work. Had similar cams, welded and ground from stock for hydraulic lifters. Tried, would've needed a new intake and sold them.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Lankku
Yup. Friend got some cams measured a while back...

Yup. Friend got some cams measured a while back and got similar results. If I don't remember completely wrong, 2.5l cams have only around 180-185 degrees or so. Of course those and 180hp B6304 have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Lankku
Adjust the switch position?

Adjust the switch position?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By Lankku
Older yes but not facelift.

Older yes but not facelift.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,571
Posted By Lankku
Thanks. They were 15". I had 195/65 winter tires...

Thanks. They were 15". I had 195/65 winter tires on them.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,571
Posted By Lankku
Yep. Got new ones really cheap and used center...

Yep. Got new ones really cheap and used center caps from another set of wheels I had.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,571
Posted By Lankku
I used a Mercedes W126 280/300SEL, etc. front...

I used a Mercedes W126 280/300SEL, etc. front coil in my P220. You can make two out of one and trim what you need. A quick search shows that availability in the States isn't that good? It's stiff but...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By Lankku
That type of behaviour has been on all poly...

That type of behaviour has been on all poly bushings that I've installed in to my cars.

I'd say it has to be because the sleeve isn't attached to poly like rubber is. If the sleeve is longer than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Lankku
Synthetic GL-4 for the M90 and GL-5 for the rear....

Synthetic GL-4 for the M90 and GL-5 for the rear. That's what Volvo oils are. I've used multiple different brands.

If you want to use "Volvo" oils then M56,etc. oil is the same GL-4 as M90. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By Lankku
I think they are trying to dig too deep and might...

I think they are trying to dig too deep and might be slightly surprised if there really is a spun bearing. A bearing won't make the timing jump and it won't stop the car from starting up or running...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By Lankku
None of the cylinders are at TDC when timing...

None of the cylinders are at TDC when timing marks are aligned. All whiteblocks are the same.

If the pulley has moved that means that the nut hasn't been tightened properly(doesn't need to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By Lankku
Is it manual and was it parked rear downwards?...

Is it manual and was it parked rear downwards? There have been cases where manual car is parked rear downwards and next time belt skips 3-4 teeth on the crank. Have had to repair one 850 and one 960...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By Lankku
1. Your car needs a flywheel with trigger holes...

1. Your car needs a flywheel with trigger holes and older one does not have those(sensor in the distributor). Buy a LH2.4 flywheel from 200/700/900 and a clutch for it.
2. Yes you do. Rockauto and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Lankku
B230F rings work fine. No problems with bigger...

B230F rings work fine. No problems with bigger power either.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,559
Posted By Lankku
Only small cut/grind needed to the mount for the...

Only small cut/grind needed to the mount for the front turbo with T6 stuff if that's what you mean. Water pipe on the side of the block has to be modified. I did it with RWD and T6 pipes.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By Lankku
Only tranny and clutch can be used. Flywheel can...

Only tranny and clutch can be used. Flywheel can be swapped from any car with LH2.4. For a direct fit you'll need everything else from a 240, including transmission linkage.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-01-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By Lankku
Around 10" on the outer side of the girst bend....

Around 10" on the outer side of the girst bend. No heat shield and no problems with LC-1, MTX-L or AEM equivalent.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Lankku
You'll need to cut the 140 firewall for decent...

You'll need to cut the 140 firewall for decent fitment. Test fitted a B6xxx in to a 145 enginebay and last cylinder is completely inside the car with stock oil pan and some clearance to the steering...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,559
Posted By Lankku
In that case T6 injectors and depending on things...

In that case T6 injectors and depending on things 0.5-1bar more fuel pressure works with E85. Cold starts might need a couple short cranks after adaptation sets.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,559
Posted By Lankku
How big injectors are you thinking of? Even LH2.4...

How big injectors are you thinking of? Even LH2.4 can be tuned for pretty big injectors and it's not sequential like Motronic 4.4.

As an example I have 1200cc injectors in three banks with...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,559
Posted By Lankku
Good stock fuel pump is enough for those numbers...

Good stock fuel pump is enough for those numbers with E85. Maybe even further.
Had a stock in V90 with 275hp 4.6 2V with room to have it properly rich. 965 with 2.5 and HX40 gave 269whp on another...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,736
Posted By Lankku
I've either made my own or used B6284T manifolds...

I've either made my own or used B6284T manifolds as a base. Haven't used or seen BMW manifolds but that sounds about right.

You don't need alot of space between the turbo and head, nothing has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Lankku
You don't have to adjust both cables...

You don't have to adjust both cables individually. There is a bolt(shoud be a 17mm head) for adjustment behind the handle which points backwards and it tightens the whole mechanism at once.

But...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,736
Posted By Lankku
Won't be a problem with that power level. You can...

Won't be a problem with that power level. You can shim it when and if you have to change the headgasket, if it hasn't already been replaced. Old original ones tend to leak oil from the right rear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Lankku
Stickers on many V70II whiteblock pumps that I've...

Stickers on many V70II whiteblock pumps that I've seen say 110bar/1595psi. According to this (https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=72480) thread 1450 to 1750psi depending on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By Lankku
All which I've seen and had in S90 and V90 have...

All which I've seen and had in S90 and V90 have been aluminium.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,927
Posted By Lankku
I thought it was with all wheels well on the...

I thought it was with all wheels well on the ground. Then it spins just because the wheel doesn't have enough weight on it. Too much weight transfer. And the mentioned torque reaction affects that...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,927
Posted By Lankku
Something wrong with that Truetrac if it does...

Something wrong with that Truetrac if it does that. I've never spun one tire. I suspect mine is a higher preload version but an older model, it's been in use so long.

You might have too soft front...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Lankku
They are the same. Same seal fits even 2.4D/D5,...

They are the same. Same seal fits even 2.4D/D5, etc.
Volvo has changed the seal type to PTFE in recent years and that might be the reason for the number change. I use the older version because it...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,872
Posted By Lankku
Forgot to mention that if you are going to use...

Forgot to mention that if you are going to use stock AW tranny then you'll need an aftermarket controller for that.


Stock rods give up before that occurs.

T6 doesn't have any more breather...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By Lankku
Not that I know of. Have to make a custom one.

Not that I know of. Have to make a custom one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By Lankku
On the strut the hole rusts and sensor sticks...

On the strut the hole rusts and sensor sticks bad. No other way than hammering it out in pieces.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,128
Posted By Lankku
And that's why I'm referring to the V70II rear...

And that's why I'm referring to the V70II rear bushing. If only 960/V90 stock rear bushing would be solid rubber, there wouldn't be that much of a need for stiffer option. Not too uncommon in many...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,128
Posted By Lankku
So you know how long poly lasts in V70II?...

So you know how long poly lasts in V70II? Bushings are in the same position and the control arm behaves similarly in both cars.

Stock rubber bushing is sloppy straight out of the box, I'd rather...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,128
Posted By Lankku
V70II/etc. has smaller front control arm rear...

V70II/etc. has smaller front control arm rear bushing and it's solid rubber. Powerflex poly replacement is solid as well. One would think that it has been tested or they wouldn't be selling it?...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,128
Posted By Lankku
Prices seem reasonable compared to what originals...

Prices seem reasonable compared to what originals cost here. Might have to consider more seriosly if I take V90 on the road again. Not the whole set but front control arms and rear upper control arm...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,872
Posted By Lankku
I would use the T6 intake flange and RWD intake....

I would use the T6 intake flange and RWD intake. T6 intake runners can be cut so that they line up with RWD intake. Needs silicone hoses(some straight, some angled) and supports for the fuel rail....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,873
Posted By Lankku
And I'm not saying there's anything wrong. Older...

And I'm not saying there's anything wrong. Older manifolds are surprisingly decent and why not the newer too.
What I'm interested in is that is your turbo single or twin scroll? Haven't seen the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,873
Posted By Lankku
Using that type of manifold and flange makes a...

Using that type of manifold and flange makes a twin scroll exhaust housing useless. You (might) get a narrower rpm range. Aand Garrett is too expensive for my taste compared to the results over other...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,873
Posted By Lankku
On RWD blocks I've split oil feed from pressure...

On RWD blocks I've split oil feed from pressure sender and made exhaust manifolds myself. For 965 was thinking of using T6 manifolds as a base. With NA manifolds and up pipes it'll just look nasty.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,873
Posted By Lankku
That's one branch of the plans along with...

That's one branch of the plans along with driveability. I did mostly buy it because I needed a winter car :lol:
Last week swapped in a M90, BC-Racing front coilovers with 450lbs springs(the same...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,873
Posted By Lankku
Yes it did with E85 and 0.5-1bar higher fuel...

Yes it did with E85 and 0.5-1bar higher fuel pressure. If you are going to use gas then changes are needed. Don't now anyone who has experience on tuning 1.8 so it's been as it is.

For some reason...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,028
Posted By Lankku
I didn't take it into account that in the US...

I didn't take it into account that in the US diesel passenger cars aren't that popular as in Europe.

It's basically the same engine(with some differences) as in VW T4 Transporter/Eurovan and Audi...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,028
Posted By Lankku
How about a 5-cyl TDI out of a 850/x70I like in...

How about a 5-cyl TDI out of a 850/x70I like in this build:
https://kulmamies.kuvat.fi/kuvat/Volvo+145+Express+D5252T/
He's done several other nice builds too.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,949
Posted By Lankku
My Swedish isn't that good but those lifters...

My Swedish isn't that good but those lifters haven't been prone to fail in any way even in high mileage engines. Some older 5-cyl and RWD-engines have had slight issues but not really in the recent...
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