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Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By sbabbs
Don't forget the chevy camero T5 tailshaft mod...

Don't forget the chevy camero T5 tailshaft mod for 740 shifter location fitment. Moves the shifter back a little bit more then the ford tranny shifter location.

Personally I'd swap in a 265...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By sbabbs
Same as the nut and bolts that hold that lower...

Same as the nut and bolts that hold that lower IPD brace on. The one that looks like the factory volvo 960 brace but is a solid tube instead of hollow. Normal metric size. I'm not sure what but I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,938
Posted By sbabbs
What fuel injection or points and carbs?

What fuel injection or points and carbs?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By sbabbs
1988 240 white race wagooon!

1988 white 240 wagon bought from old lady bad motor, put 93 motor in it upgraded to LH 2.4. Factory m47 car. STS flat flywheel, clutchnet yellow pressure plate, hybrid disc. KYb struts, upper lower...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By sbabbs
Welp here is one that would fit and work. ...

Welp here is one that would fit and work.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By sbabbs
Get a harness from a 240 that has LH 2.4. Use...

Get a harness from a 240 that has LH 2.4. Use that. It would be way easier. Only 4 wires to make it run. 1989 and newer 240's use lh2.4 in the states. Not sure if 240's ever got lh2.4 in UK. Add...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,121
Posted By sbabbs
Which one of mine is it faster then? My 88 240...

Which one of mine is it faster then? My 88 240 wagon? My 1990 740 wagon? My 1995 940 wagon?

What's your quarter mile time?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By sbabbs
We'll over there in UK or europa you can get...

We'll over there in UK or europa you can get those diesel bmw transmissions and the adapter plate from KL racing I think. Not so much here in the states unless you can find the old bmw getrag 265...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By sbabbs
Stock those m90s come with a dual mass flywheel...

Stock those m90s come with a dual mass flywheel so don't use that. People ditch that. Get the TTV flywheel for 850R clutch 240mm for m90. What I did...
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Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By sbabbs
Ha, I did the ugga ugga today myself with air...

Ha, I did the ugga ugga today myself with air wench. Gonna start up the 88 240 white slicktop race wagoon tomorrow! Motar is in, just gotta tidy it up and run it!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By sbabbs
You can adjust the AMM screw using an analogue...

You can adjust the AMM screw using an analogue dwell meter on lh2.2 to monitor where you want to set it. Have you messed with that at all?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,326
Posted By sbabbs
Welp 90 degrees yesterday and now zero...

Welp 90 degrees yesterday and now zero compression number 2 and 3.. Shoulda perhaps had the head resurfaced when I had it off. Hope it's just the head gasket.

Slapped a good battery in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By sbabbs
Fuse number 1.

Fuse number 1.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By sbabbs
http://www.hazardous.com/sx/joseyintake.jpg ...

http://www.hazardous.com/sx/joseyintake.jpg

Here is how he did it back when he made them and sold them already made..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By sbabbs
That wasn't your option. Your option was buy the...

That wasn't your option. Your option was buy the plastic one that you can't buy anymore. What part of the part you said buy you can't buy don't you JohnV understand? Did I stutter?

You should edit...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By sbabbs
No your buy one from GCP advise was no go, now...

No your buy one from GCP advise was no go, now you wanna jump on others advice and claim it as your own??


From your GCP bro's..

Deleted part. Will not come again.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By sbabbs
Where is the link to the GCP stock plastic clutch...

Where is the link to the GCP stock plastic clutch pedal?

Easier to make factory pedal in steel? Why don't you make them and sell them then? With the amount of people wanting them you could be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,447
Posted By sbabbs
Yes smoking at idle or going down a hill coasting...

Yes smoking at idle or going down a hill coasting usually means turbo seals blown letting oil out of the center section of the turbo into the exhaust tail pipe blue smoke out the pipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By sbabbs
The 16v B234 7 and 9 series motard cars have a...

The 16v B234 7 and 9 series motard cars have a slimmer brake booster.

Why not buy a hydraulic pedal from summit racing the kind that just bolts to the firewall? Easy peazy.

...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By sbabbs
We don't get those diesel trannies in the USA I...

We don't get those diesel trannies in the USA I don't think so someone in Europe will have to answer your question.

Simon
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,061
Posted By sbabbs
Don't forget the cost of the flywheel and 500hp...

Don't forget the cost of the flywheel and 500hp clutch setup..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,061
Posted By sbabbs
The deal is finding one of the getrag 265...

The deal is finding one of the getrag 265 transmissions that works in the volvo. The old ones with the removable bellhousing is what you need.

Like this one.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,119
Posted By sbabbs
If rusty just soak in oil then wire wheel em and...

If rusty just soak in oil then wire wheel em and then re use em! Use an extra one to make a headbolt hole cleaner. Take your file and file a slot in the theads of the bolt making it like a tap and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By sbabbs
The one on the LH 3.1 is variable, also 850 one...

The one on the LH 3.1 is variable, also 850 one is. The 3.1 TPS is bolt on to b230 intake. What intake you using? Might wanna 850 bigger hole then 3.1 one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,482
Posted By sbabbs
Napa gold for the shorty filter for the piston...

Napa gold for the shorty filter for the piston oil squirted stock motored cars ya know like 940 turbos! Napa 1311. I used to get stuff at autozone, but that was a forest grove lifetime ago. None...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,273
Posted By sbabbs
Heat the bolt and it expands and wait a bit then...

Heat the bolt and it expands and wait a bit then try. Don't heat the aluminum around the bolt. Also my Blue Point air impact does 450ft/lbs. Need more I can use my nitrogen tank with 500psi Nascar...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,179
Posted By sbabbs
DAm that's a tough one. I wonder what the better...

DAm that's a tough one. I wonder what the better options are then the stock clutch for a diesel.. I mean sure you could get splintered clutch disc, but what about pressure plate? Does anybody make a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah sounds like big air leak. Does it run real...

Yeah sounds like big air leak. Does it run real good with no boost at all or same thing, runs bad? Unhook wastegate so it stays open and drive it around see if it does the same thing. IF it does...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,637
Posted By sbabbs
No you can't use regular generic dana 3.54 cause...

No you can't use regular generic dana 3.54 cause regular generic dana 30 uses different ring gear for 3.73 and down ratio gears, BUT VOLVO DOES not. So I'll say it again volvo uses the dana 3.73...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,451
Posted By sbabbs
Clogged fuel filter?

Clogged fuel filter?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By sbabbs
I've used dikes or big wire cutters. They are...

I've used dikes or big wire cutters. They are hard to grab. Also as stated cut them off with a cut off wheel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,637
Posted By sbabbs
The 511, 544, 554 are all non turbo LH 2.2 ECU...

The 511, 544, 554 are all non turbo LH 2.2 ECU fuel computers. They are all the same not sure what would be different on any of them. I know the 511 and the 544 have the same bin or program, the 554...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,326
Posted By sbabbs
Welp them rears is done! ...

Welp them rears is done!


https://i.ibb.co/vcJkK15/IMG-0292.jpg (https://ibb.co/rQZH1kP)
https://i.ibb.co/51ZQcGV/IMG-0294.jpg (https://ibb.co/rQ9ByFJ)


Got stuck in the grass, tried to burn...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,482
Posted By sbabbs
On my 95 940 turbo race wagoon with the oil to...

On my 95 940 turbo race wagoon with the oil to water oil cooler setup it has some tiny little filter on it when I got it and I went to put the regular shorty one on and I couldn't get it past the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,947
Posted By sbabbs
I'd swap to the bigger water pump pulley so you'd...

I'd swap to the bigger water pump pulley so you'd have less water pressure at higher racing rpm.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,656
Posted By sbabbs
So you still have it? Do you still...

So you still have it?



Do you still have the yellow 242? I thought for sure reason you sold it on ebay?




Original motor wore out? That is BS, ran great just gutless low compression...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By sbabbs
Yes the 740 940's with g80's have shorter axles....

Yes the 740 940's with g80's have shorter axles. It isn't much. Probabbly work fine. I'll go look how much shorter and post back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By sbabbs
Good idea, yeah I should do the same.

Good idea, yeah I should do the same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2020, 03:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By sbabbs
The IRS 7 and 9 series cars the rear half of the...

The IRS 7 and 9 series cars the rear half of the drive shaft is a little bit different length. I can't remember if it's longer or shorter then the solid axle cars but when I put a m47 in a 780...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 35,298
Posted By sbabbs
Smoking at idle and going down hills is seal in...

Smoking at idle and going down hills is seal in turbo going bad usually.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,356
Posted By sbabbs
Kenny ran a 16g I believe he used the factory...

Kenny ran a 16g I believe he used the factory volvo TD05H exhaust housing. They put TD05H-12Bs on say 1987 740 turbos. He just put the 16g cold side and center section on it and bolted it on.
Forum: showroom 03-11-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,343
Posted By sbabbs
Yes I got the full front and rears. Still in...

Yes I got the full front and rears. Still in boxes..
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,962
Posted By sbabbs
So your using a 8v head distributor was your...

So your using a 8v head distributor was your problem? Yeah the 16v heads have a different distributor looks just like the 8v but mounts different degrees I guess like you say about 90 degrees...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,662
Posted By sbabbs
You can use the cheapo 10 dollar passenger side...

You can use the cheapo 10 dollar passenger side 740 diesel mounts for both sides with the early brackets.. The round tranny mount would work with early brackets but those are softer rubber I think...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,929
Posted By sbabbs
No bad nothing with my JohnV saab areo 9000...

No bad nothing with my JohnV saab areo 9000 pressure plate and bmw z3 240mm clutch disc no washers and bmw getrag 265 trans and guibo and all else stock. Clutch did slip a little at first but not...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,962
Posted By sbabbs
I've heard that the cam timing doesn't line up...

I've heard that the cam timing doesn't line up with the 850 cam belt as it's more teeth and longer then the stock volvo redblock 16v 146 tooth belt and you need adjustable cam gears to get it right..
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,980
Posted By sbabbs
I can email you a bin if you want that has more...

I can email you a bin if you want that has more advance but you'll probably need to run premium gas but you'll need a chippable ezk. Pm me your email if you want.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,980
Posted By sbabbs
I'd start with modifying the ignition bin or EZK...

I'd start with modifying the ignition bin or EZK file first if your NA car is stock.
Forum: showroom 03-03-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,343
Posted By sbabbs
Some India guy called me the other day said he...

Some India guy called me the other day said he was from microsoft and I said is my refrigerator running? He called me a M-F and hung up on me. I laughed.

I still gotta install my vintage avalanche...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 662,942
Posted By sbabbs
Yes I am trying to load up my bus with parts then...

Yes I am trying to load up my bus with parts then drive over there the night before and get the best parking spot on the street there and just sell parts out of my bus. Otherwise I'll just be there...
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