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Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,260
Posted By 740atl
qft... or just ditch the volvo and use the miata...

qft... or just ditch the volvo and use the miata as the project car.... just think of the money not spent trying to make the volvo handle.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,293
Posted By 740atl
If you had to pick from those three I'd go...

If you had to pick from those three I'd go gt3076... the holset is pretty slow spooling...

IMHO, if you're down for a bit o-fabricating, pick up an evo 8 16g6 and fabricate a manifold ala...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,788
Posted By 740atl
I freaking love this. Rock on! This is such...

I freaking love this. Rock on!

This is such a great idea. It's a PITA to cut and splice pipes to fit the evo 8 turbo flange. I've done it before and its functional, but it's basically a buggery...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 23,835
Posted By 740atl
Most people rip it out and replace it with a cone...

Most people rip it out and replace it with a cone filter.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 23,835
Posted By 740atl
Those 205/70’s are over an inch taller than the...

Those 205/70’s are over an inch taller than the 195’s Dave recommended. You not only get the benefit of a stiffer sidewall with the 195 which is what Dave was referring to, but also what amounts to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 23,835
Posted By 740atl
I read this quickly and saw 15 seconds and...

I read this quickly and saw 15 seconds and assumed it was in the 1/4 mile… and said “not bad for NA”… then I reread it. What do you want to do with the car? Is this a toy or do you need it to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,414
Posted By 740atl
Sounds like money is the real issue here. You...

Sounds like money is the real issue here. You either don't have the money to replace the valves when they bend or you don't have the money to pay for notching, or you don't have the money to pay for...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,722
Posted By 740atl
Do you want spark plug wires or COP? The DSM...

Do you want spark plug wires or COP? The DSM wasted spark coilpack is still amazing after all these years. The ls d585 coilpacks have also worked well but both will require mounting and plug...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,288
Posted By 740atl
You’ll have to pardon me in advance because I’m...

You’ll have to pardon me in advance because I’m old, but I can’t help but think of this as but another in a long line of “what if” engine swap wank fests that never come to fruition. Out of all the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-11-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By 740atl
What do you want to do with it?

What do you want to do with it?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,034
Posted By 740atl
You're going to have to cut and weld the headers...

You're going to have to cut and weld the headers you got to fit, why not make your own?
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-670185

The collectors aren't the best, but at least you can...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,989
Posted By 740atl
are your manifold gaskets leaking? Grab a four...

are your manifold gaskets leaking? Grab a four foot section of vacuum tubing and with the engine running, shove one end in your ear and the other probe the exhaust manifold.

If you're running...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-26-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,348
Posted By 740atl
I wasn't the first to do this, but if you take an...

I wasn't the first to do this, but if you take an old hall-equipped dizzy and cut out three out of four blades, then align the one blade left with the sensor at tdc you have half of what you need for...
Forum: showroom 10-25-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By 740atl
The front piece goes on the body

The front piece goes on the body
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,603
Posted By 740atl
http://https://pbase.com/740atl/image/157679906.jp...

http://https://pbase.com/740atl/image/157679906.jpg

This was about 45 minutes of work with the drill and the angle grinder. Once installed with the 740 bearing, I had room to move it around to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,649
Posted By 740atl
While I love the 302, if you’re going thru the...

While I love the 302, if you’re going thru the effort and expense of an engine swap, why not consider something a little more potent tat is being supported with bolt in mounts? Yes… I am referring...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,291
Posted By 740atl
I guess it depends on what rear end gear you want...

I guess it depends on what rear end gear you want to run.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,002
Posted By 740atl
Does it have a cat? Un-catted cars just stink.

Does it have a cat? Un-catted cars just stink.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,982
Posted By 740atl
Starting a new thread would not have been out of...

Starting a new thread would not have been out of order. Haven't seen 740TP in a long time.

It's a coil... it's not going to make unicorns emerge from the tailpipe. Use it, don't use it... the...
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 126,512
Posted By 740atl
Bringing the cameras too... hoping to get some...

Bringing the cameras too... hoping to get some long exposure shots with star trails... hopefully it's calm and the star trails will reflect off the water. I should get a gopro mount for the car.
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 126,512
Posted By 740atl
ROFL Totally psyched up for this... was all...

ROFL

Totally psyched up for this... was all set to go the last two times and bailed a couple days before... Just put in for the days off. Got to get a warmer sleeping bag.

Taking a 1/2 on...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,924
Posted By 740atl
Just depends on how good the wastegate flow is on...

Just depends on how good the wastegate flow is on the turbo. In my experience, the generally too small wastegate ports need to be substantially enlarged to prevent boost spiking.

My external gate...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,924
Posted By 740atl
Whatever you do on the exhaust, make sure it has...

Whatever you do on the exhaust, make sure it has the capacity for an external wastegate for your peace of mind when tuning boost. A pre-90 log manifold with the flat bottom is an excellent spot to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,043
Posted By 740atl
Get something a little bigger. Any junkyard with...

Get something a little bigger. Any junkyard with Volvo’s is going to have whiteblock turbos with the higher flowing, high impedance injectors.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By 740atl
Pull the g80 from the 940 and install that in the...

Pull the g80 from the 940 and install that in the 1030.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,650
Posted By 740atl
What’s your ET and MPH?

What’s your ET and MPH?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,542
Posted By 740atl
Spend the money and save your feet and car from...

Spend the money and save your feet and car from flywheel destruction. The stepped flywheel is a time bomb.

Yoshifab offers a nice package....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,821
Posted By 740atl
Until you measure your driveline angles you don’t...

Until you measure your driveline angles you don’t know that you need to purchase that part. What’s the resistance to putting the car in the air?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,806
Posted By 740atl
If it’s a 60-2 flywheel, tooth 15 should be under...

If it’s a 60-2 flywheel, tooth 15 should be under the sensor when the engine is at tdc.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,821
Posted By 740atl
Welcome to the rest of the known world that...

Welcome to the rest of the known world that don’t own hoists and still want to work on their own cars… the 240 has really good jack points.:-P If you’re working on dirt (or sand in my case)...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,821
Posted By 740atl
Can you get the car into the air to check?

Can you get the car into the air to check?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,821
Posted By 740atl
What are your driveline angles? To measure the...

What are your driveline angles? To measure the rear you’ll really need to take off the rear driveshaft so you have a flat surface.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,821
Posted By 740atl
Do you have adjustable torque rods in the rear? ...

Do you have adjustable torque rods in the rear?

I personally shimmed my center bearing a bit but only after upgrading it to the 740 type bearing. I wouldn’t recommend this with the squishy 240...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-09-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,654
Posted By 740atl
Do you have a wideband o2 sensor?

Do you have a wideband o2 sensor?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,498
Posted By 740atl
Can’t imagine many people on the board used b234f...

Can’t imagine many people on the board used b234f bottom ends with the factory tensioner…. Most of us had to solve the problem of not having a tensioner when we swapped the b234f head onto the b230...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,237
Posted By 740atl
Doesn't IPD still make the vx cam? We're talking...

Doesn't IPD still make the vx cam? We're talking automagic here... K cam with the autotragic is going to be a soul crushing dog. Keep in mind any cam you put in there is going to make the car go...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,991
Posted By 740atl
How are you tuning for the larger injectors? Is...

How are you tuning for the larger injectors? Is this lh2.4? Have you given it enough time to “learn” ? I usually had to drive it a bit for it to adjust… ymmv
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 26,747
Posted By 740atl
agreed... new fittings are totally the way to go....

agreed... new fittings are totally the way to go. I'm glad I saw this.
Forum: events 07-27-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 126,512
Posted By 740atl
I’m bringing a not-a-Volvo wrx. Can 912...

I’m bringing a not-a-Volvo wrx. Can 912 suspension bits be obtained without second mortgages?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 26,747
Posted By 740atl
Awesome! I’ve been planning on doing this for...

Awesome! I’ve been planning on doing this for the past million years… was going to try and recycle fittings but honestly just going new seems like the way to go.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 26,747
Posted By 740atl
What size is the large fitting that connects to...

What size is the large fitting that connects to the evaporator?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 26,747
Posted By 740atl
Did you use all new hose or try to recycle some...

Did you use all new hose or try to recycle some of the volvo stuff?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,568
Posted By 740atl
I haven't seen it mentioned, but how good is your...

I haven't seen it mentioned, but how good is your ring seal? Have a recent compression test?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,563
Posted By 740atl
You can piece the 940 engine wiring together into...

You can piece the 940 engine wiring together into the 85 240 but it's gonna be a pain.

This'll sound a bit nutty, but if you find your local junkyard and pull the engine wiring harness from...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 58,282
Posted By 740atl
https://pbase.com/740atl/image/171807880.jpg

https://pbase.com/740atl/image/171807880.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 58,282
Posted By 740atl
Can you answer the question Hubert? Have you...

Can you answer the question Hubert? Have you done anything more than stock boost in your b21ft?

Can you tell me what goes on in the chamber at 28psi when someone shuts off the fuel? Do you have...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 58,282
Posted By 740atl
I wasn't aware of how 2.2 and 2.4 did the deed. ...

I wasn't aware of how 2.2 and 2.4 did the deed. I suppose I did at some point but moved on.

My question, and initial worry about cutting off the fuel is the transient time... while the engine is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,607
Posted By 740atl
IMO the sunroof "seal" is really only more of an...

IMO the sunroof "seal" is really only more of an air and wind seal. I'm sure it helps keep some of the water out but if I understand the system correctly, it's designed to leak water and let the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,905
Posted By 740atl
Dunno. I was always under the impression the...

Dunno. I was always under the impression the stock exhaust manifolds were pretty good. No data to compare to. It was a path I never got to try as I went turbo right away. Driving the 16v na with...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,905
Posted By 740atl
Yes, but I made a set for the other side of the...

Yes, but I made a set for the other side of the car too.
If you make your own, the merge collectors that come with kits like that of the summit racing weld-up header kit are lousy. I went with a...
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