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Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,945
Posted By MikeHardy
better http://www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp

better http://www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,528
Posted By MikeHardy
but you can take the shaft and distributor from...

but you can take the shaft and distributor from your B21et, LH2.4 doesn't care about your dizzy aslong as theres one there all it does is tell the coil to fire at the right times wtih the correct...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,960
Posted By MikeHardy
get him to let pull plug one, get engine to TDC,...

get him to let pull plug one, get engine to TDC, and get a stiff peice of wire(not stiff enough to mark the bores, maybe a plasitc ended dipstick would do) and mark it at a fixed point when at TDC,...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,645
Posted By MikeHardy
you could always build a box around your stock...

you could always build a box around your stock twin su's and do blow through, that way the interior and exterior of the carbs see the same pressure and you won't blow seals and piss fuel everywhere
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,367
Posted By MikeHardy
if your thinking the ET was K jet then your...

if your thinking the ET was K jet then your wrong, the et had exactly the same type of injectors as the F so you can use later fuel injection or megasquirt on a stock B230ET head with no issues.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By MikeHardy
i had a 244 with a m45 and 3.73 you don't want...

i had a 244 with a m45 and 3.73 you don't want it, 4000rpm at 80
Forum: showroom 08-09-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By MikeHardy
i am tempted to do FTO swap for the suspesion,...

i am tempted to do FTO swap for the suspesion, then it would be 5x114.3 PCD and can use evo brakes etc
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,482
Posted By MikeHardy
ive got one of thee in my s40 ...

ive got one of thee in my s40
http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-BKNF8M117TT-Caraudio-Connect-Blutooth/dp/B00EXREJ6M/ref=sr_1_6?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1438332153&sr=1-6&keywords=belkin+fm+connect
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 60,701
Posted By MikeHardy
how does that make sense on a car where the shell...

how does that make sense on a car where the shell and frame are one, it's unibody
Forum: showroom 07-17-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 807,251
Posted By MikeHardy
running stock for this cars trim level 17"...

running stock for this cars trim level 17" arcardia's. in future i don't know the car is 4x114.3 and theres not much around for that in the UK, could covert the whole shebang to 5x114.3 using...
Forum: showroom 07-17-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By MikeHardy
Back in a volvo

For the last couple of years I've had a merc e430 running on LPG. It's been fun but wanted a Volvo again so picked up this

It's a stock s40 2.0t sport lux with a reasonably rare manual box
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,742
Posted By MikeHardy
oh the grief i took for letting dave take that...

oh the grief i took for letting dave take that car and never following through with his side!!!!

when i had it had been converted to RHD, had a 16V with headers (likely headers still there)....
Forum: showroom 08-03-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By MikeHardy
yeah mainly due to some problems with the...

yeah mainly due to some problems with the throttle body which can be solved with some high temp epoxy when the shaft magnets come unstuck :)

i only paid £1000 for the car, as it has a few issues...
Forum: showroom 08-01-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By MikeHardy
back in a volvo, no turbo involved though

it's a 2004 V40 sport lux with the mitsubishi GDI engine

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/s720x720/255234_10151306980464972_1294331617_n.jpg
Forum: showroom 04-29-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 74,200
Posted By MikeHardy
it's amazing work, but like many before there's...

it's amazing work, but like many before there's not much volvo left, would be nice to see the RWD done on a pretty much standard chassis with a transtunnel modded in
Forum: showroom 09-27-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By MikeHardy
Haha it's on my iPhone 3G crap dynamic range and...

Haha it's on my iPhone 3G crap dynamic range and no fill flash :)
Forum: showroom 09-23-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By MikeHardy
oh and the eagle eyed amongst you may of noticed...

oh and the eagle eyed amongst you may of noticed my neighbour as a grey import toyota starlet glanza V
Forum: showroom 09-23-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By MikeHardy
oh and the eagle eyed amongst you may of noticed...

oh and the eagle eyed amongst you may of noticed my neighbour as a grey import toyota starlet glanza V
Forum: showroom 09-23-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By MikeHardy
there to provide head support for young kids in...

there to provide head support for young kids in the booster seats
Forum: showroom 09-23-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By MikeHardy
yeah the leather is pretty common here, the...

yeah the leather is pretty common here,

the booster seat option less so due to being a £370 option
sometimes see an electric drivers seat (£500 option) but very rarely will you electric drivers...
Forum: showroom 09-22-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By MikeHardy
yeah our son is nearly old enough to swap over to...

yeah our son is nearly old enough to swap over to a booster seat instead of needing a proper car seat all the time so saw these on ebay and thought ahhh handy, save having to carry a booster around...
Forum: showroom 09-22-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By MikeHardy
new V40 interior

quite rare over here not sure about the USA

full leather, both front seats electric and heated plus rear bench as built in child booster seats with headrests that have side impact cushions.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,298
Posted By MikeHardy
i found the best way to do these is much cleaner...

i found the best way to do these is much cleaner instead of setting fire to them haha

heat the middle steel till its lose, pop it out
heat just the outer shell till the rubber starts to bubble...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,818
Posted By MikeHardy
it's the 2435cc LPT, they rounded up like the V40...

it's the 2435cc LPT, they rounded up like the V40 LPT here to the nearest, so 2.5T like the V40 turbo is 2.0T (1.9t in the us)
Forum: showroom 07-05-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,000
Posted By MikeHardy
I liked the uglies from the s80, I searched for...

I liked the uglies from the s80, I searched for some for my s70 but never found any,

I'm into subtle wheels really
Forum: showroom 07-05-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,000
Posted By MikeHardy
early V40 T4 wheels on my 2.0T

one of my tyres started to get low and i hate buying tyres, shocking thing to have to do. so picked these up off ebay with really good tread on them for £63
...
Forum: events 06-05-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,982
Posted By MikeHardy
i'm off 24th so a possiblility

i'm off 24th so a possiblility
Forum: showroom 05-29-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,306
Posted By MikeHardy
thought they were looked like the ones we have...

thought they were looked like the ones we have back home.

yeah very late phase 1 C70 headlights are a nice swap, but there $$$$ and hard to find used even in the UK
Forum: showroom 05-29-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,306
Posted By MikeHardy
headlights? those are stock aren't they? my...

headlights? those are stock aren't they?

my sister has that grill on her V70
Forum: showroom 05-29-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,306
Posted By MikeHardy
being different here is by owning a volvo. i've...

being different here is by owning a volvo. i've not seen any this time here, though did see one S40 older then my V40 on ebay PH for much more then i paid for mine back in the UK. i'm currently just...
Forum: showroom 05-29-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,306
Posted By MikeHardy
haha we're visiting laguna tomorrow i think to...

haha we're visiting laguna tomorrow i think to see the house of rizal
Forum: showroom 05-28-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,306
Posted By MikeHardy
nice where about in the philippines are you. i'm...

nice where about in the philippines are you. i'm flying back home to the UK on the 1st of june
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 652
Posted By MikeHardy
dual to quad Coil pack conversion

Hi folks not posted in a while
my moms 960 is being scrapped thought I might salvge the coils from it
the v40 runs two coils each that with 2 terminals to run wasted spark on 2 cyl
could I just...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,616
Posted By MikeHardy
Would both the ft and et be considered lpt...

Would both the ft and et be considered lpt engines then as the both ran the same boost spec?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,029
Posted By MikeHardy
If it isn't already with the ipd t cam then it...

If it isn't already with the ipd t cam then it wouldn't be with na pistons. The outer ring is just the same. But it would likely be easier to find a nice low mileage na engine and swap that in the...
Forum: events 08-13-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,600
Posted By MikeHardy
No chance. Night before gian's christening to...

No chance. Night before gian's christening to which those of you who are on facebook have been invited
Forum: website & board 08-12-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 272,340
Posted By MikeHardy
Hi boostdemon could you change mine to MikeHardy...

Hi boostdemon could you change mine to MikeHardy please.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By MikeHardy
I think there's a sensor back there to count ring...

I think there's a sensor back there to count ring gear teeth. Might of buggered up
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By MikeHardy
Base pressure at 0 boost or vac is 43.5psi. If...

Base pressure at 0 boost or vac is 43.5psi. If you car as stock cam you'll see about 7-9psi drop at idle.
You won't see much pressure in the return line. It has on restriction at the tank and is big...
Forum: showroom 08-11-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 13,571
Posted By MikeHardy
Yeah i know just messin' really. I'd get as late...

Yeah i know just messin' really. I'd get as late a motor will mount up to that box.
Forum: showroom 08-11-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 13,571
Posted By MikeHardy
Lucky lucky. How about taking a 2.5 6cyl back...

Lucky lucky.
How about taking a 2.5 6cyl back on your hol's chuck you t6 pistons in it
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 59,353
Posted By MikeHardy
considering that 6mp on a SLR is perfectly good...

considering that 6mp on a SLR is perfectly good to make 30x20" prints yeah and the 50 is higher then this no worries. most consumers get caught up in the OMG i must get as many pixels as possible...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,312
Posted By MikeHardy
There more significant. Which is why racers chase...

There more significant. Which is why racers chase lightness in there parts
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,783
Posted By MikeHardy
fueling yes, timing no

fueling yes, timing no
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,783
Posted By MikeHardy
No what i'm saying is the k cam reduces you...

No what i'm saying is the k cam reduces you dynamic compression due to closing the intake valve later in the compression stroke compared to your m cam. Which is why people lose low end torque/power...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,578
Posted By MikeHardy
T cam will give you quite a drop over you b. It...

T cam will give you quite a drop over you b. It was made for emissions and low end torque for the us market
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,578
Posted By MikeHardy
B was also a factory turbo cam. Came in the b23et

B was also a factory turbo cam. Came in the b23et
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,176
Posted By MikeHardy
Why so they can break those too. Those internals...

Why so they can break those too. Those internals are incredibly hard to find in the us also can be broken with some fairly easy abuse and outrageously expensive there compared to doing it right and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,783
Posted By MikeHardy
The compression is fine. K cam cars were 10 to...

The compression is fine. K cam cars were 10 to 10.5 compression. It's if 3.1 can adapt to it which it likely can't as it won't have enough timing advance build cyl pressure to be really useful. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,783
Posted By MikeHardy
err compression and timing are the issue with the...

err compression and timing are the issue with the K cam. high enough compression and they work just peachy at very low rpm and with auto's (they cam fitted to many auto's) plus auto's will happly...
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