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Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By thelostartof
Picture of the IC? if it was a 1992 740 IC then...

Picture of the IC? if it was a 1992 740 IC then for sure it will not fit.

The older style IC should of fit.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By thelostartof
Have you checked www.volvowiringdiagrams.com yet...

Have you checked www.volvowiringdiagrams.com yet to see if they have something like that?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By thelostartof
Odd, I have never seen one with the tapped...

Odd, I have never seen one with the tapped fittings. Interesting I guess.

Make a new bracket, so much easier
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By thelostartof
the 15g and 19t have pretty much the same...

the 15g and 19t have pretty much the same compressor housing in terms of shape, there is no reason that the bracket wise it should not be the same for the WG.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,379
Posted By thelostartof
on the older 240's I believe they had an...

on the older 240's I believe they had an overboost cutout switch, it was in the engine bay if I recall, as the 2.2 740's had it under the dash.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By thelostartof
Get some 175/70/15s and I bet you will smoke the...

Get some 175/70/15s and I bet you will smoke the hell out of the tires.

Otherwise basics for a turbo car, get a boost guage and an MBC. See what the stock boost is set at. It can be anywhere...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By thelostartof
A chip itself will not add a ton of power,...

A chip itself will not add a ton of power, supporting mods, more boost and a larger turbo will be where the big gains are. The chips are one of the supporting mods.

What kind of goals do you...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By thelostartof
Are not the new 2.3l engines direct injection? ...

Are not the new 2.3l engines direct injection? Does that have any kinds of special requirements for a fuel system?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By thelostartof
A rich misfire is maybe the wrong term, but it ...

A rich misfire is maybe the wrong term, but it can be just a bog and or loss of power from it being to rich. So it can be a bad flat spot in the power band
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By thelostartof
You could be getting a rich misfire at 10:1 of...

You could be getting a rich misfire at 10:1 of the spark is not hot enough to get a full burn.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By thelostartof
You might be over thinking the size needed to...

You might be over thinking the size needed to support that power level.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By thelostartof
I have never used the yoshifab plates so I am not...

I have never used the yoshifab plates so I am not a lot of help. Myself I have just used peices of flat steel as seen in my other posts I have put up pictures of what I did. I typically bolt...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By thelostartof
It has more to do with how the tials need to be...

It has more to do with how the tials need to be connected to function properly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By thelostartof
So under 4000rpm the engine feels like it is...

So under 4000rpm the engine feels like it is bogging and not making power and over 4000rpm it picks up and smooths out?

Do you have a wideband? Could be a failed FPR causing the engine to dump...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By thelostartof
The perpendicular WG is not the issue. Mine is...

The perpendicular WG is not the issue. Mine is like that. Pictures? I would try tapping the vac lines like I showed as that is a very quick and easy test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By thelostartof
Crank 13x968 or 13x975 should work. ...

Crank

13x968 or 13x975 should work.

https://www.fcpeuro.com/Volvo-parts/740/?utf8=%E2%9C%93&year=1989&m=20&e=914&keywords=Belt
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By thelostartof
I doubt the chip would cause that issue. For...

I doubt the chip would cause that issue.

For sure I would check the timing belt along with the cam itself to make sure that when the gear is at Zero the cam is also (broken roll pin). As I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By thelostartof
They do not make a line with a high pressure...

They do not make a line with a high pressure fitting, find a local a/c shop and have them make one.

I am going to be going that route soon on my car and have a small batch of lines made with high...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,570
Posted By thelostartof
Send me your HKS and adapter via snail mail and I...

Send me your HKS and adapter via snail mail and I can test them on my car if you want to rule those parts out as failure items.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,570
Posted By thelostartof
It has to be something you are just overlooking. ...

It has to be something you are just overlooking. I have a manual car with the turbo mounted HKS with a 012amm and 65lb injectors. If it is stalling when you hit the clutch then either the IAC or...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,570
Posted By thelostartof
Nope, we have said that this is an invalid...

Nope, we have said that this is an invalid statement, there are hundreds of thousands of miles that have been driven on LH 2.4 cars with a BOV (and the HKS) without any issues. If your car is still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By thelostartof
I have reinstalled the large end bushing with...

I have reinstalled the large end bushing with just a vice, it is a PITA but doable.

The smaller end might be easier with a press.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By thelostartof
Well after a little more looking it seems like I...

Well after a little more looking it seems like I will need a new compressor anyways. I finally found some UV dye around the front of the compressor so it looks like the front seal is bad. There...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By thelostartof
ok so there is an overpressure bypass? where is...

ok so there is an overpressure bypass? where is it?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By thelostartof
While I have not used those bushings I can...

While I have not used those bushings I can recommend that if you go that route over solid arms I would recommend welding up the subframe to make it stronger. Maybe even the same thing for the arms. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By thelostartof
I have had so many issues it is hard to keep...

I have had so many issues it is hard to keep track of them these days.

I Recently i had some stumbling at lower boost and it turned out to be a torn IAC hose one time and another time it was...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By thelostartof
The hose can collaspse flat without going much...

The hose can collaspse flat without going much wider. A replacement silicone or metal hose is a great solution.

Also when the hose sucks shut the engine will keep reving smooth your boost will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By thelostartof
The drain did not show any uv light so i guess...

The drain did not show any uv light so i guess the sniffer is next
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By thelostartof
1995 945T Finding an A/C Leak?

So after 2 weeks of being properly filled with R143A my system is leaking out enough freon that the system will cycle off and on. IIRC it was around 4-6oz lost after that just two weeks.

So any...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By thelostartof
http://thelostartof.net/RearSubFrame6.jpg ...

http://thelostartof.net/RearSubFrame6.jpg

http://thelostartof.net/RearSubFrame7.jpg

I picked up some spacers from ebay (UK) and then a local supply shop.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,039
Posted By thelostartof
I want to Dyno my current setup and then go 19t...

I want to Dyno my current setup and then go 19t and redyno but it is to damn hot here to even bother.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By thelostartof
Ok so if your old set of wires had the metal ends...

Ok so if your old set of wires had the metal ends chances are the plugs on the car are missing the threaded end cap. So just go get a new set of plugs and they should have the end cap that those...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,039
Posted By thelostartof
We will see when I swap on the 19t I have here on...

We will see when I swap on the 19t I have here on the bench to see the gains over my 15g. But I still love the stupidness of my holset. Nevermind the top end power is world's better than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By thelostartof
Do the wire set you have there have the metal...

Do the wire set you have there have the metal boots or rubber? Picture?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By thelostartof
Get a straight outlet housing. Problem solved.

Get a straight outlet housing. Problem solved.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By thelostartof
I ordered all of my parts from speedwaymotors.com...

I ordered all of my parts from speedwaymotors.com

They have held up just fine to lots of 1/4 mile launches on slicks and hard street miles. I used just thier basic joints and rods without any...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By thelostartof
This is why we like to use the straight outlet...

This is why we like to use the straight outlet housing.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By thelostartof
Find another angled outlet turbine housing as...

Find another angled outlet turbine housing as there are two styles and one of them can allow you to barely get a nut on the back after a little grinding. You can also remove the stud from the 90+...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,039
Posted By thelostartof
Only on whiteblocks not redblocks And the...

Only on whiteblocks not redblocks

And the white block reason is because of boost controller and or the lack there of a proper setup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By thelostartof
There is no high side port. If you want one take...

There is no high side port. If you want one take the correct hose to a local ac shop and they can add one.

There are many different methods you can use to properly charge an ac with only a low...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,710
Posted By thelostartof
Mid mount IC so it has a smoother flow design...

Mid mount IC so it has a smoother flow design along with a wider core for more surface area for cooling. In my car when I did the swap I noticed the difference.

If you Google "Volvo 940...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,710
Posted By thelostartof
The 1992+ turbo cars have a different radiator...

The 1992+ turbo cars have a different radiator and IC. Personally I would recommend all 7/9 upgrade to the larger Rad and IC along with the different IC hoses as it is a more efficient design and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By thelostartof
Chances are they are the same unit just branded...

Chances are they are the same unit just branded differently. The US company is just making a bunch of profit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By thelostartof
I had my insurance put in an oem Volvo unit a few...

I had my insurance put in an oem Volvo unit a few years back. Otherwise I get pilkinton brand for the other volvos.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By thelostartof
When it comes to old Volvo's Alex is one of the...

When it comes to old Volvo's Alex is one of the best I know in Tucson. He has been busy lately in life. If you can not get a hold.of him next option would be the revolve store.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,710
Posted By thelostartof
Something else might be up on your setup. A...

Something else might be up on your setup.

A 16t at 14psi flows way more air than a 13c does at 22+psi.

Even at lower boost there is a gain. Chances are you just do not have a calibrated butt...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By thelostartof
Typically 6hp per Psi. So add 4 psi, add 24bhp. ...

Typically 6hp per Psi. So add 4 psi, add 24bhp. The more efficient the setup the more bhp per Psi. Someone with a better IC, larger turbo and worked head might make 10+bhp per extra psi or more....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By thelostartof
What Volvo do you have? What turbo do you have?...

What Volvo do you have? What turbo do you have?

I doubt other brands will swap because they are typically specific for that manufacturer and that engine config so changes are the flanges are...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,033
Posted By thelostartof
Well let me be the first to second that plan. I...

Well let me be the first to second that plan. I can tell you that just the annoyance of the welding I had to do on the new fork to hope it all works out and lasts already is making me want to go to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By thelostartof
Ok, well then it sounds like you know it is...

Ok, well then it sounds like you know it is leaking, change out all of the orings and seals, put in a new orifice tube and go from there.
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