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Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 356
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Posted By blkaplan
The insert bushing into the spherical?

The insert bushing into the spherical?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,987
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, see... im not the only one who understands...

Yes, see... im not the only one who understands how poly works.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,987
Posted By blkaplan
If you want to educate yourself. pivot the stock...

If you want to educate yourself. pivot the stock control arms by hand and see how much force it takes. Install your poly bushing and then see how much force it takes,,, you might find answers for...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,987
Posted By blkaplan
devil is in the details, your post lacks all of...

devil is in the details, your post lacks all of them. ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,987
Posted By blkaplan
Compression isn't what kills the volvo rubber...

Compression isn't what kills the volvo rubber bushings and has little bearing on the ride quality. So that is an irrelevant point to bring up as is the fact that they are more inert as those...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,987
Posted By blkaplan
poly is worse than rubber at deflecting and...

poly is worse than rubber at deflecting and stretching. It will either fail quicker or put extra stress on all other components, like the control arm or the chassis.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By blkaplan
The straight and angled are massively better than...

The straight and angled are massively better than the horrible conical setup. Either work well, straight is easier to adapt to a 90+ manifold.

If you weld a V band to the outlet (as you...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,987
Posted By blkaplan
It has to pivot, poly and rubber is similar as it...

It has to pivot, poly and rubber is similar as it doesn't pivot unless there is room for deflection, the reason the factory rubber is so weak is it needs voids to properly articulate.

A...
Forum: showroom 11-12-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By blkaplan
I put some LED bulbs in stock sockets. Its a...

I put some LED bulbs in stock sockets. Its a decent approach, looks fairly factory interms of brightness with less amperage.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,987
Posted By blkaplan
I am skeptical of this bushing working in poly. ...

I am skeptical of this bushing working in poly.

http://mpbs.pl/6748-thickbox_default/tuleja-wahacza-przedniego-dolnego-tylna-mpbs-6602049.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By blkaplan
you cant get away with a non 5th box for a racer?...

you cant get away with a non 5th box for a racer?

Ever consider running a m45?

If you are stuck on running something like a D type OD gear box. Invest in a gearbox cooler and pump.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,118
Posted By blkaplan
15mm rear wheel spacers in stock. ...

15mm rear wheel spacers in stock.

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-extended-wheel-studs-wheel-spacers

buldge lug nuts too.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,354
Posted By blkaplan
seems fine to me. Its all in the tuning. you...

seems fine to me. Its all in the tuning. you want torque to be good in auto-x... its gonna have torque.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts/products/700-900-coilovers

Most of the options are on the drop down here.

We sell bolt on ready parts to... but if your budget is...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By blkaplan
225 50 16 with a 16x8 is a good combo for a...

225 50 16 with a 16x8 is a good combo for a enduro.

Not many 245 choices in 16" if you want more options go to 17"
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By blkaplan
In order to get anything decent in the 600-800...

In order to get anything decent in the 600-800 range, you will need to be able to cut and weld. Do you have those tools and abilities?

I sell a DIY kit that has all the bits for front and rear...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 44,779
Posted By blkaplan
so nice.

so nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By blkaplan
I think thats being generous.

I think thats being generous.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By blkaplan
It sounds like you just answered your own...

It sounds like you just answered your own question.

Dont bother spending the money on the cheap stuff.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By blkaplan
$150 isn't that expensive for the bargain...

$150 isn't that expensive for the bargain basement model.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By blkaplan
Go big or dont bother going at all. ...

Go big or dont bother going at all.

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-basic-strut-brace

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-strut-brace
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,354
Posted By blkaplan
Its all good, will look killler with a brown...

Its all good, will look killler with a brown strut brace.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,354
Posted By blkaplan
Dat color tho

Dat color tho
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,809
Posted By blkaplan
:boink: We should talk.

:boink:

We should talk.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By blkaplan
Hopefully at some point I will release my...

Hopefully at some point I will release my adjustable control arms. Got some new equipment in the pipeline which should speed up my productivity.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By blkaplan
Those look nice, better to be sure and reinforce...

Those look nice, better to be sure and reinforce the flimsy factory arms if you will be extending them.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,809
Posted By blkaplan
Does that mean you have all the software to be...

Does that mean you have all the software to be able to tweak the settings on these things?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,809
Posted By blkaplan
good to see you making progress on this! Is...

good to see you making progress on this!

Is there a reason the stock 240 front ABS sensor would not work?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,168
Posted By blkaplan
apparently a b21a and m45 got a 3.15:1 rear...

apparently a b21a and m45 got a 3.15:1 rear ratio. Makes sense with lack of OD
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,168
Posted By blkaplan
They used the a tone ring in the diff just to...

They used the a tone ring in the diff just to drive a shift light while still having a mechanical speedo? :wtf::rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,168
Posted By blkaplan
Id guess from a diesel. Dont think that R&P...

Id guess from a diesel. Dont think that R&P ratio made it to the states.

Based on the 48 tooth speedo ring, its definitely a 90+ car. Probably a 1031, but maybe not. Measuring the pinion...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,734
Posted By blkaplan
AFAIK Tractive shocks are good stuff but like...

AFAIK Tractive shocks are good stuff but like most highend units they do require to be rebuilt periodically and refreshed. Thats pretty standard when you start running the higher end components. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,772
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, tire construction makes a huge difference...

Yes, tire construction makes a huge difference with ride comfort and squishiness.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,734
Posted By blkaplan
It happens when you order it, Yes Volvo stuff......

It happens when you order it, Yes Volvo stuff... What else would I be posting about on turbobricks?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,734
Posted By blkaplan
Depends on the items. pickup options are...

Depends on the items. pickup options are primarily for JRZ units.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,734
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, we sell in the Netherlands. Have pickup...

Yes, we sell in the Netherlands. Have pickup options available as well to save on shipping and import taxes too. :oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,037
Posted By blkaplan
8v 4 lyfe. you aint getting a driving running...

8v 4 lyfe. you aint getting a driving running 240 with a ls based motor in it for 1k.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By blkaplan
my 97 850 w/ 4.4 does not have an immobilizer.

my 97 850 w/ 4.4 does not have an immobilizer.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By blkaplan
We are stocking SKF wheel bearing kits if you...

We are stocking SKF wheel bearing kits if you need fresh ones.

https://www.bneshop.com/products/volvo-240-skf-front-wheel-bearing-kit
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,772
Posted By blkaplan
my 242 came with 205 60 15s on it. It was very...

my 242 came with 205 60 15s on it. It was very cushy and had a lot of sidewall sway. It works fine if thats what you want. A little sloppy for my preference.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,720
Posted By blkaplan
Yep, thats correct. You buy all the parts we put...

Yep, thats correct. You buy all the parts we put it together for you to make things easier.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By blkaplan
disconnect the battery.

disconnect the battery.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,641
Posted By blkaplan
That bellhousing looks awfully wide. Will it...

That bellhousing looks awfully wide. Will it even allow a decent size down pipe past?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By blkaplan
Its 1 nut, not that big of a deal. You have...

Its 1 nut, not that big of a deal. You have spent more time posting about this then how long it actually takes to check for real.

:grin:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By blkaplan
c70 subframe and delrin subframe bushings give...

c70 subframe and delrin subframe bushings give you a simlar end result. C70 only comes w/ 4 bolt control arms though so alot of people prefer to upgrade the bushings instead of swapping out the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By blkaplan
My 19T was happiest around 24psi. Above that and...

My 19T was happiest around 24psi. Above that and it stopped making power.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By blkaplan
All other mods are worthless until you install...

All other mods are worthless until you install these.

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/p80/products/awd-fwd-delrin-subframe-bushings

the ipd subframe bushings are not worth the install. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By blkaplan
measure the spline diameter, thats the easiest...

measure the spline diameter, thats the easiest way to determine if you need a momo 9011 or momo 9018 style.

We have both in stock.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By blkaplan
Technically they aren't widened steelies. ...

Technically they aren't widened steelies.

They are just wide steelies
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 98,304
Posted By blkaplan
+30 lbs is about right. At least that weight is...

+30 lbs is about right. At least that weight is in the right location.

Certainly not 50.

t5s are fairly light. that is one of their big perks...

so are aluminum cased m47s tho

btw......
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