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Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jay f.
Per an email from Ben a couple of years back when...

Per an email from Ben a couple of years back when I needed the same bearing...

"WSSX12T or PWB12T"

I believe he specifically used the FK brand.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By jay f.
I have a single in tank aftermarket pump. Mounted...

I have a single in tank aftermarket pump. Mounted a relay in the trunk with the original OEM pump wiring for the switch signal and have a larger wire coming directly from the battery to the relay....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,781
Posted By jay f.
What's your overall setup? I ask because an hx35...

What's your overall setup? I ask because an hx35 should get you to your goal of 300hp fairly easily, if you have the right supporting mods.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By jay f.
Small thread resurrection. Was this ever resolved?

Small thread resurrection. Was this ever resolved?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,019
Posted By jay f.
Continental Extremecontact DW Such an...

Continental Extremecontact DW

Such an awesome tire, especially in the wet.
Forum: showroom 03-14-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,405
Posted By jay f.
Simon, do you have a napa part# for the hoses you...

Simon, do you have a napa part# for the hoses you used or maybe what size?

thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By jay f.
Yup, crank sensor and power stage were my first...

Yup, crank sensor and power stage were my first thoughts. I just replaced the crank sensor last month though, so I installed my backup power stage. Power stage FTW!

Car runs like a champ now....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By jay f.
I thought that too. Luckily I have an spare. I'll...

I thought that too. Luckily I have an spare. I'll report back after.

I also happen to have a new O2 sensor coming in today. Don't think that would cause these issues, but you never know.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By jay f.
Loss of rpm & bucking on highway

This just started happening today to my '91 740t. Get on the interstate today, get up to about 75 & the car starts bucking, eventually losing drive power, with the RPMs dropping to zero.

It...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,053
Posted By jay f.
Very true. It seems like they have a lot of parts...

Very true. It seems like they have a lot of parts that IPD either doesn't carry or just don't make for the 700/900 anymore.

These mounts, for example, seem like they might work with the hydraulic...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,053
Posted By jay f.
I found this site a year or two ago. Not sure if...

I found this site a year or two ago. Not sure if anyone has tried any of their parts, but they seem pretty neat.

http://www.retroturbo.com/?product=polyurethane-engine-mount-8v-b200-b230-2
Forum: showroom 02-21-2016, 02:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,127
Posted By jay f.
I actually got a little too ocd. The plug on the...

I actually got a little too ocd. The plug on the back of the ecodes is the same as the plug on the radio suppression relay. I then also bought some new wires from volvo, that come with the correct...
Forum: showroom 02-18-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,127
Posted By jay f.
Haha! That was at a Cars & Coffee event at a...

Haha! That was at a Cars & Coffee event at a local high end car dealer. It had quite the crowd around it. I don't venture out much to show the car off, so it was new and interesting to the crowd I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,004
Posted By jay f.
Do you have any pics of the rear fender widening...

Do you have any pics of the rear fender widening process Nathan?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,465
Posted By jay f.
Maybe I'm the only one, but I don't mind the lag....

Maybe I'm the only one, but I don't mind the lag. I have an HX35 on an RSI header and it just depends on how I drive the car. I like being able to drive it slow at times without much effort. Weird, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,977
Posted By jay f.
I vote for these. The section width between a 225...

I vote for these. The section width between a 225 & a 245 shouldn't be enough to cause any problems. It's around 1/2".
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,004
Posted By jay f.
Yes, you'd have to be crafty with a welder to get...

Yes, you'd have to be crafty with a welder to get 12in wheels in the rear as you'd need wider fenders.

10.5 is about the widest you could fit in the rear without needing to heavily modify the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,775
Posted By jay f.
Tell me about it! When I was visiting Italy last...

Tell me about it! When I was visiting Italy last year I decided it would be nice to send my niece back home some post cards. I sent them from both Venice & Florence when I was there last September....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,386
Posted By jay f.
What is this emissions testing you speak of? ...

What is this emissions testing you speak of?

Have to love Florida. Even though I live in the densely populated county in the state, they got rid of emissions testing back in the late 90's.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,005
Posted By jay f.
Post #10

Post #10
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,196
Posted By jay f.
Can you name the places you found the boost...

Can you name the places you found the boost leaks? I need to start searching on my own car soon.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,005
Posted By jay f.
You will get a lot of boost creep with the...

You will get a lot of boost creep with the internal setup on an HX35.

I did this and it helped a lot http://www.bellengineering.net/article_info.php?articles_id=273

Also they did make a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,494
Posted By jay f.
Depends, if you are trying to maximize your...

Depends, if you are trying to maximize your profits or supply the TB community.

I honestly think you'd make more money if you had 18's made. Between the guys over VS, swedspeed and the current...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,701
Posted By jay f.
Some decent info in this thread about fitting...

Some decent info in this thread about fitting large-ish 18" wheels on my 740.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=302397
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,718
Posted By jay f.
Dude, go to tampa clutch supply. The guy is...

Dude, go to tampa clutch supply. The guy is awesome. He might even be able to repair your spec clutch for you and to whatever specs you want.

I currently have a saab pressure plate, which he...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,826
Posted By jay f.
I just wanted to quote this so the picture would...

I just wanted to quote this so the picture would pop up again.

For the record, they are all hot, but I'd take the first one on the far left...if I had to choose. Close second would be the thick...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,962
Posted By jay f.
I second this. Nothing better than some nice...

I second this. Nothing better than some nice grippy ass tires!

Shocks/struts, springs, brake pads, mbc & tires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,131
Posted By jay f.
Slave Cylinder rebuild kit- where to buy?

So I'm looking for a rebuild kit for my clutch slave cylinder. I tried ordering from both Tasca & FCP, but both said it was back ordered from volvo with no ETA listed.

I have a modified plunger,...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By jay f.
What are your plans for wiring up the bulbs?

What are your plans for wiring up the bulbs?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,896
Posted By jay f.
Almost a one year bump. Any news?

Almost a one year bump. Any news?
Forum: showroom 01-29-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By jay f.
Cool oem intake! Thanks for the pics.

Cool oem intake! Thanks for the pics.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 60,642
Posted By jay f.
3 week update bump

3 week update bump
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-19-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,705
Posted By jay f.
Maybe something like this?.... ...

Maybe something like this?....
...
Forum: showroom 01-07-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By jay f.
I was low on oil the last time I cleaned it, so I...

I was low on oil the last time I cleaned it, so I had to be very prudent. So no, I don't think it's overly oiled. Also I just cleaned it this past summer for the first time in years. These problems...
Forum: showroom 01-07-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By jay f.
You know i've never had a check engine light when...

You know i've never had a check engine light when this happens, so I haven't bothered to look for a code, but I guess I should look anyways. The symptoms were as follows though— the first 012 that...
Forum: showroom 01-07-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By jay f.
Fuel pump is already wired up like that. Straight...

Fuel pump is already wired up like that. Straight from the battery, fused of course, and then to a relay mounted in the trunk. Signal comes from the old HP pump wire that was mounted under the car. ...
Forum: showroom 01-07-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By jay f.
Negative on the stock fuel pump. I had a walbro...

Negative on the stock fuel pump. I had a walbro unit previously and just changed it out for a DW300 this past weekend.

By eating through them I was trying to say that I keep having them go bad on...
Forum: showroom 01-07-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By jay f.
Pic request...AMM bracket/supports

So I currently don't have any type of support for my 012 AMM & I seem to be eating through them pretty quick. Just wanted to see what you guys have done to support your AMM. I have an RSI header and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,224
Posted By jay f.
How long ago was that, if I may ask?

How long ago was that, if I may ask?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,224
Posted By jay f.
Cool! Thanks for that info, helped a lot. Do you...

Cool! Thanks for that info, helped a lot. Do you consider the BHJ unit to be of better quality or design than the OEM volvo unit or just on par?
Forum: showroom 12-30-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,444
Posted By jay f.
Car looks great. Did you end up finding ARE...

Car looks great. Did you end up finding ARE center caps or did you fab something up yourself?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,224
Posted By jay f.
I have the same questions.

I have the same questions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,361
Posted By jay f.
Maybe this?? ...

Maybe this??

http://www.amazon.com/Vibrant-1792-Bottle-Style-Resonator/dp/B000E3VHVO/ref=pd_sim_sbs_auto_4?ie=UTF8&refRID=1AG8M82P075P1WNQQG8J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,224
Posted By jay f.
Worth paying extra for OE volvo crankshaft pulley?

Cheapest price I can find for an OEM volvo crankshaft pulley (harmonic balancer) is $228 over @ Tasca. I can find Dorman or Professional parts Sweden units for around $60. Another option is going the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,844
Posted By jay f.
Overkill ...

Overkill

http://www.ecm-co.com/product.asp?5220
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,844
Posted By jay f.
Actually the new second gen unit reads from 9-20....

Actually the new second gen unit reads from 9-20. I have the older unit as well and it has lasted me way longer than my Innovate ever did.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 60,642
Posted By jay f.
Any progress updates?

Any progress updates?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,132
Posted By jay f.
I figured you knew. It was directed more towards...

I figured you knew. It was directed more towards the op, just in case you scared him off :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,132
Posted By jay f.
To John's defense he was beyond helpful when I...

To John's defense he was beyond helpful when I bought my flywheel and later my pressure plate from him. He comes across a lot less caustic on the phone too. Just make sure you charge your phone & set...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,132
Posted By jay f.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=208...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=208916

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=278301
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