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Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,740
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Refilled my tank this week, only 12% less...

Refilled my tank this week, only 12% less mileage. Premium was 4.199 and E85 was 3.399. At those prices, I'm saving money running E85. Only issue I've noticed are an occasional hard start when the...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-12-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,407
Posted By monkecmonkedo
It has been a long time since I worked on a...

It has been a long time since I worked on a pushrod engine, but why wouldn't the valve lash be the same, even with your modified setup? Valve lash is valve lash. I'm sure someone here will show why...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-10-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Best resource I know of:...

Best resource I know of: http://users.erols.com/srweiss/tableifc.htm
Forum: performance & suspension 08-09-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,523
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Aftermarket VW/Audi A3 intercooler FTW: ...

Aftermarket VW/Audi A3 intercooler FTW: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=4171682#post4171682
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=255477
Forum: performance & suspension 08-09-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,740
Posted By monkecmonkedo
My wagon has been on the sauce for almost a week...

My wagon has been on the sauce for almost a week now. Mike's chips with 74lb injectors running a 2.5bar FPR, otherwise stock fuel system. The difference in power from 93 is staggering. I'm not...
Forum: showroom 08-06-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Actually, I downloaded and plotted the data in...

Actually, I downloaded and plotted the data in excel. :oops: But it is a cool app.
Forum: showroom 08-06-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I've been using an Android App called Adyno to...

I've been using an Android App called Adyno to track my performance changes. It may not be perfect, but it is pretty cool. Here's each iteration of my build. The graphs end at the quarter mile, so...
Forum: showroom 08-05-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,485
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Cool... not to show my age or anything, but about...

Cool... not to show my age or anything, but about ten years ago, I lived in the Tri-cities. One of my favorite places to camp in all of WA was Orcas Island at Obstruction Pass.
Forum: showroom 08-05-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I haven't done much with the +T the last few...

I haven't done much with the +T the last few months. My backup transportation was out of commission and I was reluctant to do something to my daily driver. I've been having fun with it, but the 48...
Forum: showroom 07-16-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,498
Posted By monkecmonkedo
What turbo are you going to run (looks like a...

What turbo are you going to run (looks like a garrett?) and where did you get that 3 gauge cluster from?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Its a bit hard to tell where exactly the leak is...

Its a bit hard to tell where exactly the leak is coming from, but it seems to be coming from where the 90 enters the transmission (I'd think there would be a drip on the line/fitting if it was from...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-21-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I think you answered your own question. ;-) ...

I think you answered your own question. ;-)

To the OP. It might be worth a try. It might even hold out for a while. If you drop your boost, it might last even longer. Turn your car to an NA...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-20-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By monkecmonkedo
+1 I just went through this and tried changing...

+1 I just went through this and tried changing fluid to get a couple more days out of it. Complete waste of my time and money. Spend the money you would have spent on a JY AW71. You can find one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I just got done fixing the same issue in my 92...

I just got done fixing the same issue in my 92 245. I replaced the ignition module (bosch 0 227 100 124) and also found my IAC hose was split. Starts like a champ now, even when the car is hot, it...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-15-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,341
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I've got maybe 1.5-2k in my car, not counting the...

I've got maybe 1.5-2k in my car, not counting the original purchase price (and I just replaced my transmission). You can put together a really nice 240 with your budget. Read up and ask questions. ...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-15-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,341
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Keep the B230F and do it yourself - see build...

Keep the B230F and do it yourself - see build thread here (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=257523). A 15g, cam, and supporting mods is a helluva lot of fun. Absolutely transforms a...
Forum: showroom 06-14-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Checked the window sticker, turns out the limited...

Checked the window sticker, turns out the limited slip was factory:

http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn74/monkecmonkedo/1992%20Volvo%20240%20plus%20T/2012-06-14_19-48-34_129.jpg

Here's a pic...
Forum: showroom 06-14-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I think so since it its an auto. It does have a...

I think so since it its an auto. It does have a dealer installed limited slip, so I suppose they could have changed the final drive ratio, but i'm guessing it is 3.73:1.
Forum: showroom 06-12-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
My AW71L is in. I found one in RI with 110k on...

My AW71L is in. I found one in RI with 110k on the clock for $125. I'll probably catch flack for not installing it myself, but I really didn't have the time and wasn't really thrilled with swapping...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-10-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By monkecmonkedo
This should be my last post on this intercooler...

This should be my last post on this intercooler as today I was finally able to data log the outlet temperature. Given how well it seems to work, I may or may not bother trying to log the inlet...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-28-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,231
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Drill an 1/8" pilot about 3/4" deep in the stock...

Drill an 1/8" pilot about 3/4" deep in the stock location. It won't break through the block. Use that pilot and gradually expand the hole to 3/8" NPT size. Tap the hole as V8Brick says, 3-4 threads...
Forum: showroom 05-23-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I opted to go with a AW71L. I found one from a...

I opted to go with a AW71L. I found one from a 1995 Volvo 940 NA with 111k on the clock for $125. I get it tomorrow. I hope to do the accumulator mod and have it in the car before the end of the...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-21-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Why? Have others had issues with John's...

Why? Have others had issues with John's adapters? Who makes the best one? I know Ben at Kaplhenke Racing has ones that require bellhousing machining and RSI sells ones that don't require...
Forum: events 05-18-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 24,874
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I'm at Perkins. Must be the first one here.

I'm at Perkins. Must be the first one here.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-13-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By monkecmonkedo
AMM Data log 016 vs. 012 vs. custom 3.5"

I was interested in the differences between AMMs so I daisy chained an 016 and an 012 AMM then an 016 and a 3.5" custom AMM (016 internals in a 3.25" ID pipe). By daisy chained, I mean air filter,...
Forum: events 05-13-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,497
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I should be going as long as I feel like my...

I should be going as long as I feel like my Classic can make the trip.

Clifton Park, NY, monkecmonkedo, Dave, 1993 245 Classic
Forum: showroom 05-13-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
AW70 Killer

After exactly four days with the IPD Turbo cam running the 15G at around 12-13 psi (with a brief spike to 15 psi at WOT) my AW70 bought the farm. The ECU with Mike's chips had really started to...
Forum: events 05-12-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 24,874
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Cool! Didn't show up in my earlier search but...

Cool! Didn't show up in my earlier search but you're right! Thanks!
Forum: events 05-12-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 24,874
Posted By monkecmonkedo
My AW70 died today after only 1 week of IPD Turbo...

My AW70 died today after only 1 week of IPD Turbo cam/15G @15psi goodness. :grrr: Anyone have a spare AW71L and want to make money installing it? :) Most likely I'll be driving my Classic to...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-06-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Installed everything today (missed Volvos at Ikea...

Installed everything today (missed Volvos at Ikea though :-(). Pics and details in my build thread (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=4163555#post4163555). Here's a pic of what this all...
Forum: showroom 05-06-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
For those of you following this thread, you...

For those of you following this thread, you probably know I'm running a VW/Audi aftermarket aluminum intercooler as detailed in this thread (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=255477). ...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-02-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Thanks to both of you. After buying a VW...

Thanks to both of you. After buying a VW radiator and dual e-fan, I found out it is 1" too wide... hooray for Amazon's no questions asked return policy.

I'll be using one of the options above....
Forum: showroom 04-28-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Youbetcha. :nod: I'm hoping the cam will wake...

Youbetcha. :nod: I'm hoping the cam will wake this car up although I know it is nothing too dramatic. It still has an AW70 after all.

For the build log, I'm still months behind where I am now...
Forum: showroom 04-28-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
So I took the next logical step, ditching the 13c...

So I took the next logical step, ditching the 13c and upgrading to a 15g. For the wastegate, I took an unconventional route. Most people seem to use a AC bracket or something else. I removed the...
Forum: events 04-27-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 24,874
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I've got family in H-burg, so I could drive down...

I've got family in H-burg, so I could drive down 81 early and crash there. Then I can meet up with the Philly crew. Other option would be to meet up with other NE folks around Newburg or Woodbury...
Forum: events 04-26-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 24,874
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Definitely goingn to meet at Perkins, but I was...

Definitely goingn to meet at Perkins, but I was thinking if others area heading down the NE corridors, we could meet up and travel together. These are 20+ year old cars and there's safety in...
Forum: showroom 04-26-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,459
Posted By monkecmonkedo
monkecmonkedomobile

Current setup:
1992 245 B230F+T, AW71L (Accumulator modded)
Custom 3.5" AMM
3” pipes/hoses
VW 2.0T aluminum aftermarket intercooler
940 NA radiator and e-fan
Stock 7xx Turbo 530 head, machined...
Forum: showroom 04-26-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,498
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Looking good. There's a lot of snow on the ground...

Looking good. There's a lot of snow on the ground for those "summer" wheels! ;-)
Forum: events 04-25-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 24,874
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Not that anyone will care, because I haven't met...

Not that anyone will care, because I haven't met any of you yet, but I'm going.:nod:

Anybody caravanning down via I87, I88, or I81?
Forum: performance & suspension 04-22-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By monkecmonkedo
From what I've been able to find, the core size...

From what I've been able to find, the core size of the NPR is 20.5"x14.5"x2.0" which means the VW intercooler is 50% bigger in core volume.

Here's a link...
Forum: showroom 04-21-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,498
Posted By monkecmonkedo
How funny that you came across this too. I just...

How funny that you came across this too. I just added an aftermarket aluminum VW intercooler to my +T. They really do fit perfectly. Good thing is you've got a drop in replacement for yours when...
Forum: performance & suspension 04-20-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,072
Posted By monkecmonkedo
You can try running a VW intercooler... but I...

You can try running a VW intercooler... but I don't know how it would fit in a 9xx.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=255477
Forum: performance & suspension 04-20-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Yes. I took the battery from my 240 Classic, a...

Yes. I took the battery from my 240 Classic, a 540 CCA battery (which was conveniently ~1.5 inches shorter), and used it in place of the 590 CCA battery that was in the car. Both are stock...
Forum: performance & suspension 04-19-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I agree, and I thought about the cut and reweld,...

I agree, and I thought about the cut and reweld, but it does fit as is.
Forum: performance & suspension 04-19-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By monkecmonkedo
2006+ Audi and VW 2.0T. Some VW guys upgrade to...

2006+ Audi and VW 2.0T. Some VW guys upgrade to the S3 intercooler, but this is better and the same price or cheaper.
Forum: performance & suspension 04-18-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By monkecmonkedo
I finally got all the pipes and hoses from...

I finally got all the pipes and hoses from www.siliconeintakes.com (http://www.siliconeintakes.com) in today. It only took about an hour to pull the old intercooler and put the VW one on in, pretty...
Forum: website & board 04-12-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 99,820
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Please change to monkecmonkedo. Thanks!

Please change to monkecmonkedo. Thanks!
Forum: performance & suspension 04-07-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 253,630
Posted By monkecmonkedo
Thanks Stasukeshi and klr142. I guess I'll end...

Thanks Stasukeshi and klr142. I guess I'll end up getting a burner (klr142 - how's the one you referenced from ebay?) and some chips so I can play around before buying an Ostrich. I'll probably...
Forum: performance & suspension 04-06-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 253,630
Posted By monkecmonkedo
So I've read through this whole thread,...

So I've read through this whole thread, downloaded Tunerpro and some bins and xdfs (just to play around) to figure out where this is all at. It seems interesting and looks promising, but I notice...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-28-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,839
Posted By monkecmonkedo
No worries. I think it is tough to think about...

No worries. I think it is tough to think about how things work at the speeds our engines are running. That is what makes these measurements so interesting. I agree reading the above posts that it...
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