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Forum: showroom 01-30-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By TR Conn
Funny video

Picked up this video link from BaT.
It was in one of the comments on a insanely priced 240

http://youtu.be/_nxMYiVdXD0
Forum: performance & suspension 01-30-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By TR Conn
ECU- Currently a 951 (N/A) I have two fans, a...

ECU- Currently a 951 (N/A)
I have two fans, a pusher and a puller, both on different sensors, set for different temperatures.
I'll be Installing a turbo this summer and have a 781 ECU I'll be...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-30-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By TR Conn
E-fan stumble

There have been several posts about this with the general consensus being "live with it".
My question is, will this thing work?

Reversible DC 10V-60V Motor Driver Speed ​​Control Governor Soft...
Forum: performance & suspension 12-01-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By TR Conn
I'm looking for the same thing, haven't had any...

I'm looking for the same thing, haven't had any luck so far.
If any one cares to machine a few flanges (in stainless) put me on the list for one.
I am going to build a 90 degree "up pipe" to...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-11-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By TR Conn
Ditch any plans for the M47. First, the gear...

Ditch any plans for the M47. First, the gear ratios are all wrong with your 4.10/4.56 rear end. Second, if you mount the engine upright the trans will be slanted at about 15 degrees.
You might look...
Forum: showroom 11-01-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,045
Views: 349,533
Posted By TR Conn
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Tur...

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Turbobricks%20photos/VolvoBBQSet_zps2682ce53.jpg (http://s261.photobucket.com/user/trconn/media/Turbobricks%20photos/VolvoBBQSet_zps2682ce53.jpg.html)
...
Forum: performance & suspension 09-13-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,769
Posted By TR Conn
It's good that you have a donor car to work from....

It's good that you have a donor car to work from.
You will be surprised at how many parts are interchangeable with little or no modification.
I used the complete wiring harness from my donor car....
Forum: performance & suspension 09-11-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,769
Posted By TR Conn
Some problems and the way I solved them... ...

Some problems and the way I solved them...
First the clutch...
You can use a cable actuated clutch set up with a "Pull type" hydraulic slave cyl. I've been using it now for about 4 years, works...
Forum: showroom 09-08-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By TR Conn
Well beyond my means

It may be a while before we Turbobrickers are twisting wrenches on one of these, but I am looking forward to the day....
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,314
Posted By TR Conn
Early Studebakers had Dana 27's with "anti-Spin"...

Early Studebakers had Dana 27's with "anti-Spin" and 10 splines. Unfortunately they had gear ratios that would tax a 4 cyl.
I was going to use one behind a M47 in my Amazon/B230 But 3.07:1 was way...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-17-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,357
Posted By TR Conn
In my 262C 5.0L I had a similar problem with the...

In my 262C 5.0L I had a similar problem with the clearance.
I installed the VSS in-line so I could run the cable driven speedo and still have the VSS input to the computer.
Here is a write up I did...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-04-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,938
Posted By TR Conn
Moving the pedals is an easy project. In true...

Moving the pedals is an easy project. In true Turbobricks style.... Just cut up two pair of pedals.

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Brickboard%20Photos/pedalmods_zps76560c6a.jpg...
Forum: showroom 05-12-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,234
Posted By TR Conn
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedd...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-0NZfHEpO5k
Forum: showroom 05-10-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By TR Conn
122s - Targa Tasmania video

Nice video clip from Bring a Trailer

http://bringatrailer.com/2013/05/09/tasmania-video-bat-decals-lead-to-podiums/#more-
Forum: events 05-02-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 10,838
Posted By TR Conn
Where are folks posting photos? ...

Where are folks posting photos?
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Brickboard%20Photos/Davis2013Pano4_zps5f5178e2.jpg...
Forum: performance & suspension 04-03-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By TR Conn
Try using a remote starter switch. I had a...

Try using a remote starter switch.
I had a similar problem, it turned out that the wiring to the ignition switch was different.
Forum: events 04-02-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By TR Conn
I'll get on the highway at Atascadero about 1:00....

I'll get on the highway at Atascadero about 1:00.
Drive slow 'till overtaken by the horde.
Forum: events 03-28-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 10,838
Posted By TR Conn
Is there a group driving up from SLO? When are...

Is there a group driving up from SLO?
When are you leaving?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-25-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,101
Posted By TR Conn
I've been driving a 5.0L/AOD for over 8 years. It...

I've been driving a 5.0L/AOD for over 8 years. It is fast, has loads of torque and has a big "wow" factor.
The swap was a challenge, even with the Converse kit. But well worth it.
V8 bricks come up...
Forum: events 03-23-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By TR Conn
Google mapped it, & entered into the GPS. A...

Google mapped it, & entered into the GPS.
A quick wash in the morning and I'm on my way.
Forum: events 03-16-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 10,838
Posted By TR Conn
I see the problem, the map was posted the 24th,...

I see the problem, the map was posted the 24th, the day I left.
The instructions I had programmed into my GPS put me at the east end of McCready ave.
Forum: events 03-07-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 10,838
Posted By TR Conn
EXACTLY where is the auto-X? Last year I drove...

EXACTLY where is the auto-X?
Last year I drove around the base for over an hour & never found you guys.
Got stopped twice by the police asking where I was going since I was obviously lost.
How...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-28-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,369
Posted By TR Conn
It only takes a little encouragement to bring us...

It only takes a little encouragement to bring us to the surface.
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Arrow%20122S/Show01.jpg
Brickboard.com has a section for 122's
Cal. what part?
Forum: showroom 11-08-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,759
Posted By TR Conn
A few crashes can be seen here in the 2nd video...

A few crashes can be seen here in the 2nd video clip.
The C30 is kinda cool also

http://www.plugincars.com/volvo-c30-electric/review
Forum: performance & suspension 11-04-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By TR Conn
As far as the wiring goes, pull the wiring...

As far as the wiring goes, pull the wiring harness from a donor car and adapt it to whatever you are dropping the engine in.
I put a B230 into an Amazon and used the complete harness including the...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-02-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,935
Posted By TR Conn
Perhaps your answer can be found here: ...

Perhaps your answer can be found here:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/archive/index.php/t-250123.html

There is a pretty extensive V8 conversion forum, now nearly dead, but check the archives at...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-31-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By TR Conn
I was shooting for 30 city 40 hwy. I'm currently...

I was shooting for 30 city 40 hwy. I'm currently getting 34 mpg on the highway*. I'm not commuting any longer so it doesn't seem so important.
Rather than +T the NA, I have a complete '91 turbo...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-30-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By TR Conn
OK, I'll stick with LH 2.4. I've been playing...

OK, I'll stick with LH 2.4.
I've been playing around with my Ostrich and the only thing I can do reliably is get the check engine light to illuminate. Obviously I need a bit more...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-29-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By TR Conn
My only real knowledge of the EEC IV system is...

My only real knowledge of the EEC IV system is from my 5.0L conversion. It's from a '90 Mustang with mass air and sequential injection. I used an "EEC Tuner" with TunerPro to tweak it to pass the CA...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-29-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By TR Conn
Has anyone tried EEC IV?

While on my semi monthly treasure hunt (AKA junk yard trip) it occurred to me that since the Ford 2.3 cyl. is so similar to the red block why couldn't we utilize the EEC IV computer, sensors and...
Forum: showroom 09-13-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,930
Posted By TR Conn
I'd like to see a build thread on this. There...

I'd like to see a build thread on this.
There are some details that intrigue me, such as the front suspension - looks like it has struts/coil-overs, the firewall is completely different.
Long cold...
Forum: showroom 09-11-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,063
Posted By TR Conn
The 122 is in the ecology yard in Wilmington. ...

The 122 is in the ecology yard in Wilmington.
Go past the Fords, turn right and it is at the end of the last row.
I looked very hard for usable parts (I have 2 122's) all I could salvage was some...
Forum: showroom 09-10-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,063
Posted By TR Conn
That looks a little more difficult for pulling...

That looks a little more difficult for pulling parts.
Ecology & Pick ur Part remind me of the book/movie "Coma" where the comatose bodies were suspended by wires and the doctors could easly remove...
Forum: showroom 09-10-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,063
Posted By TR Conn
SoCal - So nice

So. Cal. So nice!
I went to two junk yards today on a "treasure hunt" (my wife calls it a trasher hunt).
I was surprised at the number of Volvos. I'm probably being sadistic, but here is what was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 998
Posted By TR Conn
In scanning the replys, it seems that no one has...

In scanning the replys, it seems that no one has mentioned the 30 amp fuse in the engine bay.
I had a similar problem (the fuel pump would just buzz) The fuse looked good, but when I removed it one...
Forum: events 05-31-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By TR Conn
I'm in. New interior, just need to clean things...

I'm in.
New interior, just need to clean things up a bit.
Forum: events 05-31-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By TR Conn
Sounds like a good time!

Sounds like a good time!
Forum: events 05-31-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By TR Conn
I'll be there. New interior, just need to wash...

I'll be there.
New interior, just need to wash & wax & detail the engine &&&&&
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By TR Conn
I have an '89 B230F with a BW t-5 trans in my 67...

I have an '89 B230F with a BW t-5 trans in my 67 122S.
I modified stock 700 series motor mounts. Am using stock LH 2.4 management. When I finish my current project, I have a turbo engine waiting to...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-29-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By TR Conn
I have a B230 in a 122S. I used the remote...

I have a B230 in a 122S. I used the remote booster. If you got the MC in, you can mount the remote anywhere.
Forum: events 03-23-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 17,124
Posted By TR Conn
I like the new classifications. It's hard for...

I like the new classifications.
It's hard for my little 122s to compete with the 1800s that have a paint job that cost more than my entire project.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By TR Conn
LH 2.4 Ignition/tach problem

Ignition/ECU/tach problem?

I have an '89 B230F (N/A) which has a couple of problems
1. On occasion there is a fairly noticeable flat spot while accelerating and the engine comes close to dying...
Forum: showroom 01-11-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,867
Posted By TR Conn
1978 Volvo Bertone Coupe Body #1007 ...

1978 Volvo
Bertone Coupe
Body #1007

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/282C-01.jpg

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/282C-02.jpg
...
Forum: showroom 12-17-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,228
Posted By TR Conn
Not really your style, but... The seals for the...

Not really your style, but...
The seals for the rear windows haven't been available for some time. I often run across postings of Amazon owners looking for seals.
Evidently the manufacturing...
Forum: showroom 12-17-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,228
Posted By TR Conn
Not really your style, but... The seals for the...

Not really your style, but...
The seals for the rear windows haven't been available for some time. I often run across postings of Amazon owners looking for seals.
Evidently the manufacturing...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-27-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By TR Conn
I ran across this: ...

I ran across this:

http://www.brickboard.com/RWD/volvo/981205/1800/p1800es_b20_turbo_dynod.html

http://www.pbase.com/turboes/image/26286768

Good for some inspriation.

Heres another - It's...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-15-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,801
Posted By TR Conn
I have the 2.95/.63 gearset behind a N/A B230 in...

I have the 2.95/.63 gearset behind a N/A B230 in an Amazon with a 4.10 rear. This combo in just about perfect. It is a huge improvement from the M47 it replaced, where 1st was so short I could only...
Forum: showroom 11-14-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,536
Posted By TR Conn
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Arr...

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii73/trconn/Arrow%20122S/Arrowinterior_Panorama1.jpg

Thankfully I got it back together!
Forum: performance & suspension 11-02-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By TR Conn
Swap forum

Brickboard has a swap forum:
http://www.brickboard.com/V8/
Which was quite active about 4-5 years ago, (while I was doing my swap).
It seems to be largely ignored at this point.
It was, and...
Forum: performance & suspension 10-22-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,006
Posted By TR Conn
I've got a B230 in an Amazon, it's not a turbo,...

I've got a B230 in an Amazon, it's not a turbo, the upgrade makes a lot of sense if you're going use it as a DD.
The swap is a challenge but makes for a very drivable car when sorted out.
I ran a...
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