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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By PhoeniXXX
I figured it could work if set up properly, and...

I figured it could work if set up properly, and would probably be even better too because you'd be able to push more air thru. I'm just gunna try modifying the stock one for now, make sure it runs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By PhoeniXXX
A little update for those wondering because I...

A little update for those wondering because I found all this pretty interesting myself: I got a stock fuel dizzy and air flapper set up and compared it to the one that was already on the car and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Oh and I planned on increasing the line pressure...

Oh and I planned on increasing the line pressure and I have a boost switch from an oem turbo model I was gunna wire that up to terminal 7, or possibly temporarily wiring a switch to the cold start...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Yeah I remember when I pulled it out tho info...

Yeah I remember when I pulled it out tho info plate have the VW Audi rings on it, and there's an extra unused 3-prong connector towards the back of the unit looks kinda like the second pic in this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Interchangeability of Kjet parts??

So I've got my whip all together but after checking some stuff it's spraying too much fuel,, like when I turn key the injectors are spraying (which I was told they're not suppose to do) and when he...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By PhoeniXXX
No I've got the B21 so the oil sender is a 1/8-27...

No I've got the B21 so the oil sender is a 1/8-27 NPT and the oil gallery is a 1/4,, I was thinking of using the oil gallery one so I wouldn't have to get a T block and it seems like 1/4 is more...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Oh sweet, do you know a part number or would it...

Oh sweet, do you know a part number or would it be similar to the sunco one? Do you think O'Riellys would have it? I've seen VDO stuff there before so they may carry it or at least be able to scource...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Part number/s for oil feed adapter for B21F+T

Hey y'all, so I'm in the process of turboing my car (duh) and can't seem to find any adapters available anymore.. I found one part from searching on the forums but it doesn't look like it's available...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,798
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Y'all are right tho, the back seat in my Supra...

Y'all are right tho, the back seat in my Supra makes the back seat in my 242 look like a living room :rofl: but I never sit in the back seat of my cars
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,798
Posted By PhoeniXXX
ALMOST is the key word :lol: **** it, as the kids...

ALMOST is the key word :lol: **** it, as the kids say YOLO ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ actually does anyone still say that?? W/e haha
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,798
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Hahaha it's cool, I kinda like "soupe" :lol: and...

Hahaha it's cool, I kinda like "soupe" :lol: and besides my argument is if the E30s car get away with being called coupe then so can the 240 right? :rofl:and I've been lazy with updating anyways, but...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,798
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Post 242 GT Drift Brick

Okay so where to start, well first off I want to go sideways and I knew what car I wanted to use for it; a 242. I had had an 84 240 about four years ago and it was always one of my favorite cars. I...
Forum: showroom 12-16-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 151,770
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Yeah it really is,, it's very fun too I have so...

Yeah it really is,, it's very fun too I have so many ideas for it
Forum: showroom 12-15-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 151,770
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Https://imgur.com/gallery/MaodE gosh I hope I did...

Https://imgur.com/gallery/MaodE gosh I hope I did that right, I've always been use to photobucket but yeah...
Forum: showroom 12-13-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 151,770
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Hey I'm part of the club now; I just bought...

Hey I'm part of the club now; I just bought myself a GT two weekends ago it's a 1978 came from Oregon and is now staying in SoCal. Chassis code: vc 24245 L 1 136568
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Hopefully this shouldn't take too long, I might...

Hopefully this shouldn't take too long, I might skip out on the front struts since I want to get coilovers on it anyways, but then I could also take the struts for a core charge too and still have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By PhoeniXXX
I didn't even think about the rear end tbh I was...

I didn't even think about the rear end tbh I was just gunna weld the diff since I wanted this to be a drift dedicated car, and I wanted to keep the transmission in the GT since it's manual and I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By PhoeniXXX
I feel like the fuel system is going to be the...

I feel like the fuel system is going to be the biggest PITA, pulling the motor will just be kinda teidious, but it's fine tho I like doing **** like this so it'll be fun to me :lol: and I'll have my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By PhoeniXXX
I might as well,, I was thinking of just buying a...

I might as well,, I was thinking of just buying a whole new engine harness since it'll probably be all deteriorated anyways :lol: and I might as well do the body harness too,, I wanted to swap the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Okay that's good to know,, I was planning to swap...

Okay that's good to know,, I was planning to swap most of that stuff anyways haha
Oh I got smog worked out, I know someone :x and apparently if I insure it as a collector car it falls under being...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By PhoeniXXX
B21F->B21FT engine swap

Hey y'all, so I'm planning on buying a 1980 242 GT soon that needs some work, the pervious owner bought it as a project but couldn't finish it... now I know I could reassemble the motor, the owner...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Good, he deserves it after all this bs I had to...

Good, he deserves it after all this bs I had to go though haha
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Holy ****, I ask one question that I just wanted...

Holy ****, I ask one question that I just wanted confirmed or denied and y'all start acting like dicks. Like do you have nothing better going on in your day? Didn't your mom ever tell you "if you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Man this thread went downhill as quickly as my...

Man this thread went downhill as quickly as my week has :/
At least I have proof against my uncle e_e
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
It was actually given to me by my uncle ;)

It was actually given to me by my uncle ;)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
What this wasn't enough e.e loljk

What this wasn't enough e.e loljk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Yeah I'll just keep maintaining it how I normally...

Yeah I'll just keep maintaining it how I normally do. Now I'm kinda thinking he told me that so I wouldn't speed so much haha
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
That's what I figured. I tried to tell him that...

That's what I figured. I tried to tell him that neglect would cause it but he didn't listen ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Perfect, if this were the ice age and money was...

Perfect, if this were the ice age and money was no issue
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Well I've been having a bad week first off (I...

Well I've been having a bad week first off (I know, not your fault) and I didn't detect any joking tone in your comment so your joke wasn't so "obvious" to me :1
Nope, older
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Well seeing as how the previous owner IS my...

Well seeing as how the previous owner IS my uncle, that's not going to happen :) and not everyone has the luxury of completely uprooting their life and moving to another state; sorry to burst your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Whoa! That's super interesting, thanks for the...

Whoa! That's super interesting, thanks for the article
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Naaawww, maybe you can contribute something...

Naaawww, maybe you can contribute something useful next time :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
It was actually the previous owner of my Volvo...

It was actually the previous owner of my Volvo that told me this O: I guess he said it because that's what happened to the engine when he first had gotten it, then he had it replaced with a newer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Haha okay that's what I figured. Didn't really...

Haha okay that's what I figured. Didn't really make sense to me either, especially with how tough these engines are.
I better lay off those dank memes tho
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,612
Posted By PhoeniXXX
The turbo in the b230ft burning through the block?

So I've been told that the b230ft engine has a fatal flaw where the turbo will heat up the block so much that after time it'll burn a hole in the block at the 3 or 4 cylinder? I don't really see why...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Thanks everyone! I think I'm going to go with the...

Thanks everyone! I think I'm going to go with the 225/45 since it won't be too different from the original tires and rims that were on it (rigels). I forgot to mention that I have the ipd lowering...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2016, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Tire size on hydras?

So I'm looking into buying new tires for my 745 before the rainy season comes up (not that we see much rain in SoCal...) I have 205/55/16 on them rn but I really want to run a fatter tire. I was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By PhoeniXXX
I smoke tested it about a year ago and have fixed...

I smoke tested it about a year ago and have fixed whatever vacuum leaks I had then, and has been running normally ever since except in park and neutral when it's warm; when I first start it up the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Erratic idle at park and neutral

I have a 1987 740 turbo, and when it's warmed up to operating temperature the idle will be very high (around 1500-2000rpm) but only in park or neutral, and sometimes it'll raise and drop. When I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 637
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Missing upon acceleration when turning left? 87 740 turbo

So recently I've noticed that my car will miss when I'm turning from a stop doing a hard acceleration, but then picks up quickly after. The miss is very brief tho, probably like 1-2 seconds then it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By PhoeniXXX
By the sound of it something is loose, can't say...

By the sound of it something is loose, can't say what tho. I really recommend just getting under it and just try moving things around, if something isn't connected right you'll find it pretty quick....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By PhoeniXXX
I've seen that IPD carries bearings, check the...

I've seen that IPD carries bearings, check the sizes they may have it. Worse comes to worse I'm sure Volvo will have them
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,131
Posted By PhoeniXXX
@lord_Athlon lol naw, I just think that whatever...

@lord_Athlon lol naw, I just think that whatever I type sounds/looks really monotone without a nice smiley next to it o: and I don't wanna seem like a cold hearted ******* haha

I may as well give...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,131
Posted By PhoeniXXX
I don't really see any change in my oil level...

I don't really see any change in my oil level when I check my oil but I noticed one of the pipes that go to th oil filter is dripping but that shouldn't be affected if it's only the seals I should be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,131
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Switching to synthetic? 200,000+ mile 745 turbo?

So I've been debating with myself for a long while on whether I should switch to synthetic or not. A part of me feels like it's a really good idea, because synthetic oil is just all around good, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Yeah that's kinda what I was expecting, but I...

Yeah that's kinda what I was expecting, but I couldn't help but to wonder haha

At the moment my goal is 200hp but I do plan to keep the car for forever since it was given to me by my uncle, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Manual transmission swap donars for 740 models?

So my automatic transmission in my 87 745ti is really sluggish and needs an overhaul, but I personally would like the car better with a manual trans so I figured might as well swap it instead of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By PhoeniXXX
Ooooh ok I thought it was 89 for some reason lol...

Ooooh ok I thought it was 89 for some reason lol I'll try it out worse comes to worse I'll just get the 89 :e-shrugs:

Might as well, we sell it at my work and with a 10% discount I can't complain
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By PhoeniXXX
I'll try both t-stats, I may actually go with the...

I'll try both t-stats, I may actually go with the 87 since it looks like it runs a tad warm from time to time, but it could also be because of the small leaks.

I know the exact drain plug, I saw...
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