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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By gsellstr
Just make sure you get the correct sensor. NTC...

Just make sure you get the correct sensor. NTC vs. PTC, and the correct one for the tube that's in there.

I've seen a few that were just a broken wire. Give it the old wiggle test.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:51 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 37,787
Posted By gsellstr
I want to witness said pass Erik.

I want to witness said pass Erik.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,957
Posted By gsellstr
Then you'll need another project man. lol

Then you'll need another project man. lol
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,249
Posted By gsellstr
Eh, my wagon really needs a little prep to be...

Eh, my wagon really needs a little prep to be fully show worthy, little stuff. The 140, yeah, it's down for the count until I figure out the oil leak and get a radiator in it.
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 12:57 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,249
Posted By gsellstr
lol I think you're more than a tune a chips...

lol

I think you're more than a tune a chips away, but it's certainly doable. :)
Forum: showroom 07-15-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,249
Posted By gsellstr
Seeing how mine did against STS's white wagon,...

Seeing how mine did against STS's white wagon, you definitely need some work man. lol
Forum: events 07-15-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,210
Posted By gsellstr
We're still 100% on being up there!

We're still 100% on being up there!
Forum: showroom 07-13-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By gsellstr
A couple more...

A couple more...
Forum: showroom 07-13-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By gsellstr
Here's a few from back in 2004. Back when Doug...

Here's a few from back in 2004. Back when Doug was faster than Kenny when he ripped his 13.6, my 140 was still on k-jet...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,957
Posted By gsellstr
Glad to hear it's still rocking Chris! Brought...

Glad to hear it's still rocking Chris! Brought the wagon back to town monday after work, same deal, getting around 45* from the vents with the fan turned up high. :)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,185
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with you Dave. I've had several sets on...

I'm with you Dave. I've had several sets on different vehicles cryo'd plus I'll be cryo'ing the pads as well. The 850R has cryo'd pads and rotors on it, sold it with 50k on the brakes, still at 50%...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By gsellstr
Nope, not an issue.

Nope, not an issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 900
Posted By gsellstr
What kind of BS logic is that Mike, come on now....

What kind of BS logic is that Mike, come on now. :rofl:


Been using anti-seize on my plugs, into iron or aluminum, for the last, oh, 20 years. So far to date, I've had 1 plug get stuck that took...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By gsellstr
Exhaust side on the turbo won't blow oil into the...

Exhaust side on the turbo won't blow oil into the combustion chamber, but it may be signs of a leaking seal.

Gwen's R was clean from the exhaust 90% of the time, even when it was leaking bad...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By gsellstr
Also known for stem seal issues.

Also known for stem seal issues.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,503
Posted By gsellstr
Damn dude, that's an awesome build for sure!

Damn dude, that's an awesome build for sure!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By gsellstr
I went with the tractor pin route since they are...

I went with the tractor pin route since they are fine thread, but also because I like the safety of knowing nothing can adjust itself unless one end of the arm comes completely off.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By gsellstr
I'd lengthen your stock ones personally, but...

I'd lengthen your stock ones personally, but that's just me.

For checking centerline, drop a string from the center of the crank pulley, another from the center of the pinion, then see where...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By gsellstr
For test purposes on the trans, you can shim it...

For test purposes on the trans, you can shim it up via a spacer under the mount, down via spacers between the crossmember and frame, depending on what crossmember setup you have. I used the SN95...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By gsellstr
Last time I tried installing that aluminum...

Last time I tried installing that aluminum gearset, the crank gear, even when heated refused to go onto the crank all the way, then it wouldn't come off. After several hours we just said fuggit, cut...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,957
Posted By gsellstr
Honestly, I don't follow the 240 valve scene...

Honestly, I don't follow the 240 valve scene much, 140 is slightly different and I have a NOS valve in the stash anyway. lol

We can definitely throw the gauges on it tomorrow, see how it looks.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,957
Posted By gsellstr
Stupid work proxy, pics are blocked. Just a...

Stupid work proxy, pics are blocked.

Just a heads up, might dig around for reviews on the heater valves. I know there's been some of the aftermarkets that are junk. David Saumels does have ones...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By gsellstr
I had a really strange no-start on mine way back....

I had a really strange no-start on mine way back. All the usual stuff checked out. During my diagnostics, I had an injector unplugged, forgot to plug it in, went to crank and it lit right off, though...
Forum: showroom 06-27-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,249
Posted By gsellstr
They always know. Once it's done though, it's a...

They always know. Once it's done though, it's a very strange feeling. lol

My knowledge is far too often related to firsthand experience, requiring research to come up with a valid resolution. Good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By gsellstr
There was, short-term, but due to seriously low...

There was, short-term, but due to seriously low demand, Superpro stopped offering it last I heard. I have one of the prototypes in my 140. Looks like it's still up on the website though. I'll ping my...
Forum: showroom 06-26-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,249
Posted By gsellstr
Nice! FYI, another oil leak up there, while...

Nice!

FYI, another oil leak up there, while you're in there if you haven't already...

Pull the front cam bearing cap, put some anaerobic sealant between the cap and the head. Volvo specs that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By gsellstr
Actually, no. I'm talking about the slip joints...

Actually, no. I'm talking about the slip joints in the lower column to gearbox section.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By gsellstr
Fixed the image post for you to help everyone...

Fixed the image post for you to help everyone out. ;)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By gsellstr
I've sold a half dozen sets of the Superpro...

I've sold a half dozen sets of the Superpro version over the years, never heard of that happening...
Forum: showroom 06-25-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,249
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, I know a few people that have done so with...

Yeah, I know a few people that have done so with mediocre results. TLAO suggested the NTK to me a few years back, and I've had nothing but good results since then.
Forum: showroom 06-25-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,249
Posted By gsellstr
Without hi-res dvom to check the switching rate,...

Without hi-res dvom to check the switching rate, it'll be kinda hard. Depending on age, might be time to just swap it. FYI, the NGK/NTK sensors are a big improvement over the Bosch stuff anymore....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 37,787
Posted By gsellstr
I've done around the same in my wagon, really...

I've done around the same in my wagon, really does feel planted. The belly pan should help a bit as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gsellstr
I'm not aware of other companies besides Superpro...

I'm not aware of other companies besides Superpro that even make those. If someone does know of others, I'd love to know so I can compare, since I field a decent number of questions on a weekly basis.
Forum: showroom 06-21-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,249
Posted By gsellstr
I can confirm, the handful of 90+'s I've seen...

I can confirm, the handful of 90+'s I've seen with EGR all had a fitting into the manifold, that when removed, accepted an 18x1.5 plug without issue. I suspect maybe yours was modded by someone along...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 37,787
Posted By gsellstr
Just wait until you get the new turblow on there....

Just wait until you get the new turblow on there. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By gsellstr
Awesome news, glad it was an easy fix. lol

Awesome news, glad it was an easy fix. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gsellstr
Grease the hell out of them if going poly. From...

Grease the hell out of them if going poly. From there, put it into a piston ring compressor, clamp it down, press into place. The ring compressor helps shrink it down and guide it into place, makes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By gsellstr
I hardly ever relearn mine, honestly. Even...

I hardly ever relearn mine, honestly. Even flipping between pump and E85, takes 50 miles or so but that's about it. Getting a good baseline tune is a big help though, with the early tune I was...
Forum: showroom 06-21-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,249
Posted By gsellstr
Seems like a lot more work to cut the pipe and...

Seems like a lot more work to cut the pipe and crap when you can pull the nipple from the manifold, throw in an 18x1.5 plug and be done but that's just me...
Forum: showroom 06-20-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,249
Posted By gsellstr
Volvo split the ends of those screws, keeps them...

Volvo split the ends of those screws, keeps them from falling out.

Ryan was talking about buying an ostrich, dunno if he will. It honestly sounds like we need to get together for a custom tuning...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By gsellstr
Add me to the list running at 4* advanced. Still...

Add me to the list running at 4* advanced. Still sings to 6800 without any issue at all, but it pulls better down low.

Yeah, cold spec on the valves, hushers make a little difference if they are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,079
Posted By gsellstr
Right off the bat, if they aren't round on the...

Right off the bat, if they aren't round on the balancer, they won't be round on the car, brakes, adapters, none of that comes into play initially. If you have wheels that aren't round, get something...
Forum: events 06-20-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,210
Posted By gsellstr
I'm confused...you're complaining that we're full...

I'm confused...you're complaining that we're full up on Californian's, but you're IN California according to your profile. That makes you part of the problem, not part of the solution.



Or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gsellstr
Honestly, that big hourglass, biggest improvement...

Honestly, that big hourglass, biggest improvement you can make to get rid of the slop in the back when you go poly. Rubber is a flat bushing in a round hole, so there is slop front to rear, every...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By gsellstr
Valves can definitely add to it. I could tell...

Valves can definitely add to it. I could tell when I still had the SI's in my 531 when it was getting due, since the vacuum would drop, idle would get worse. I usually run around .015-.016" on mine,...
Forum: events 06-20-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,210
Posted By gsellstr
Room is booked...

Room is booked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By gsellstr
On the back of the compressor there's a high...

On the back of the compressor there's a high pressure vent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By gsellstr
I'm on diesel mounts, no issues at all. Only ones...

I'm on diesel mounts, no issues at all. Only ones I had issues with were the Ireland E30 mounts. Those would rattle your teeth out at idle, fine from 1k on up, though a little more buzzy than the...
Forum: showroom 06-19-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,249
Posted By gsellstr
Man, you need a chipset so you can ditch the EGR....

Man, you need a chipset so you can ditch the EGR. Makes life so much easier for manifold swapping, performance, all that jazz...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By gsellstr
So, while we're talking HVAC, here's one to watch...

So, while we're talking HVAC, here's one to watch for.

Just emptied mine out on the machine. Had 350psi on the low side, system off. I suspect the VOV was still stuck closed, preventing the system...
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