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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Janspeed
any damage to the seal surfaces on the block deck...

any damage to the seal surfaces on the block deck and head? Once hot combustion pressure pushes thru the gap it wil start working as a cutting torch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Janspeed
another idea: when you experience these problems,...

another idea: when you experience these problems, what happens when you screw the tank cap off while the engine is running/idleing?
Do you hear a rush of air going in? The tank needs to have an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Janspeed
in my opinion such an electric pump either works...

in my opinion such an electric pump either works or it doesn't. Not much in between.

but there could be other issues that prevent the liftpump from performing at 100%
- There is a filter sock...
Forum: showroom 07-06-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By Janspeed
correct, now i see. My bad.

correct, now i see. My bad.
Forum: showroom 07-05-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By Janspeed
make sure your studs/bolt are long enough for...

make sure your studs/bolt are long enough for mounting the spacer + rim.
It's a safety thing. When a wheel breaks off in traffic it could ruin your day.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Janspeed
is the new valve 'checking'? do the hoses fit...

is the new valve 'checking'?
do the hoses fit the new valve?
If yes and yes: just run it! :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 723
Posted By Janspeed
with DC on a DC pump, yes.

with DC on a DC pump, yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 723
Posted By Janspeed
if there is a leak in the hose between the intank...

if there is a leak in the hose between the intank pump and the outlet connection that leak will act as a short circuit. The pump will run but fuel will not be pushed into the fuel line but it will...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,868
Posted By Janspeed
if you like to do some study into turbocharging...

if you like to do some study into turbocharging in general i suggest you read the book 'Maximum boost' written by Corky Bell (https://www.amazon.com/Corky-Bell/e/B001KI92SC)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,652
Posted By Janspeed
back in 2006-2008 we managed to squeeze out...

back in 2006-2008 we managed to squeeze out 147whp on the RICA dyno. (fresh overhauled engine with flattop B230E pistons, decked 530-head, slotted H-cam, B234F injectors, LH2.4 remapped, EZ-K...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Janspeed
40-45% bigger would be my choice. I actually...

40-45% bigger would be my choice. I actually tried on my nearly stock 940T. I went from 305cc/min to 440cc/min. LH2.4 did adapt to it without problems.
However, the engine was considerably harder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Janspeed
an O2 sensor sweeps between below lambda=1 and...

an O2 sensor sweeps between below lambda=1 and above lambda=1 all the time during idle and also during light cruise conditions. That's how they are supposed to work. The averidge A/F ratio will be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By Janspeed
meh, the metal parts would have to pass through...

meh, the metal parts would have to pass through the tiny channels of the intercooler and then magically fly up to the intake tube on their way to the throttle body.

unlikely, i'm not seeing that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Janspeed
is the throttle actually opening at all? maybe...

is the throttle actually opening at all? maybe you connected the cable to the cruise control section? no idea if that is possible
are all linkages connected to the throttle valve/axel?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By Janspeed
why not convert to a 940 'big' brake setup?

why not convert to a 940 'big' brake setup?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,868
Posted By Janspeed
perfectly fine, in fact, the 780-turbo-16V...

perfectly fine, in fact, the 780-turbo-16V (B204FT/GT, 200hp) has a similar setup stock, straight from the factory.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,145
Posted By Janspeed
they were only available in the turbo cars (LPT...

they were only available in the turbo cars (LPT (B230FK-engine) and HPT (B230FT-engine) from 1995 upto 1998. Many of those cars had automatic gbox. That means that M90 cars are not easy to find.
If...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,053
Posted By Janspeed
in your original post you mentioned a leaking...

in your original post you mentioned a leaking exhaust manifold and a 2-3-2 error.
You need to fix those. any leaks between cylinder head and lambda sensor will throw off lambda sensor readings and...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,145
Posted By Janspeed
the camshaft is not the first thing you should...

the camshaft is not the first thing you should think of when tuning your engine. Your engine is a 2.0L , it needs all the low rev pulling power it can get. Adding a hot cam will push the powerband...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By Janspeed
seems like the wastegate valve does not close...

seems like the wastegate valve does not close fast enough. If you are using an MBC there should be a small venting/bleeding hole in the MBC body. Maybe that's clogged? Or too small? If the pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,485
Posted By Janspeed
while you are at it maybe inspect the sealing...

while you are at it maybe inspect the sealing surface of the crank itself. Ifit's OK it's OK but it may have ridges caused by wear that will destroy a new seal in short time. If needed you can get a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 872
Posted By Janspeed
i doubt that, any service rust will wear away...

i doubt that, any service rust will wear away quite quickly after you start driving the car.
Things you could check:
after you drove the car for a few miles step out of the car and walk around it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,176
Posted By Janspeed
https://www.mikehaywardcollection.com/image/cache/...

https://www.mikehaywardcollection.com/image/cache/data/Products-john/MH10390-500x332fit.jpg
2x Ford/Lotus Cortina , cars with front engine/RWD/ solid rear axel setup, much like a Volvo 240
notice...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By Janspeed
i can only see benefit if you use more then 1...

i can only see benefit if you use more then 1 carb. like 2x DCOE's or 4x bike carbs. That way you will have better induction, specially at high revs. Which is what you would need to have when you...
Forum: showroom 05-01-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 22,821
Posted By Janspeed
awesome! ;-)

awesome! ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By Janspeed
you could change the lightbulb of the no-charging...

you could change the lightbulb of the no-charging warning light by a ceramic power resistor. That will do the same job.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By Janspeed
5W40 seems a bit thin to me. If i remember...

5W40 seems a bit thin to me.
If i remember correctly the manual prescribes 10W40. or even 15W40
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By Janspeed
It's a good idea to get a general idea about the...

It's a good idea to get a general idea about the condition of your engine but if the engine is running OK right now there is no immediate need for that.
Just go for it.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,667
Posted By Janspeed
understandable. a hydraulic setup robs power...

understandable.
a hydraulic setup robs power from the crank even when the car drives straight.
Also, stock hydraulic powersteering setups do not like sustained high revs, the hot oil tends to trap...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,176
Posted By Janspeed
how old is your brake system fluid?? i would...

how old is your brake system fluid??
i would say if it's older then 1 year flush it. That way you will also include proper system bleeding and you are sure the brake fluid is OK.
Forum: showroom 04-17-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 22,821
Posted By Janspeed
no worries, i have seen it before. I think it is...

no worries, i have seen it before. I think it is a bit of a design error. Volvo should have designed that topmount so it would have 3 bolts in a triangle configuration. That way it would only be...
Forum: showroom 04-16-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,557
Posted By Janspeed
fun car, maybe add some canabis camouflage...

fun car, maybe add some canabis camouflage graphics ? :lol:...
Forum: showroom 04-16-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 22,821
Posted By Janspeed
is it me or is the passengerside strut topmount...

is it me or is the passengerside strut topmount installed backward? (L and R topmounts are not installed in the same orientation)
The effect would be less caster angle on the passenger side...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Janspeed
maybe next time you have it all apart use...

maybe next time you have it all apart use loctite-blue on all of those rear oil seal carrier bolt when screwing those in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Janspeed
You didn't write how many miles the engine has...

You didn't write how many miles the engine has done. That would be a good indicator. Did any maintenance records come with the car?

A car that has been owner by an 85y old driver will probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,054
Posted By Janspeed
popping and banging on decel usually point to a...

popping and banging on decel usually point to a lean mixture.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,054
Posted By Janspeed
are those carbs jetted for 2.0L displacement? ...

are those carbs jetted for 2.0L displacement? if not that might be the cause of bad tunability.
if the carbs are jetted for 1.6L or 1.8L you will have lean running issues when you try to use those...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Janspeed
i used a cometic MLS without prepping the...

i used a cometic MLS without prepping the sortblock (other then a good cleanup). The head had been planed. I used brand new TTY bolts. It worked just fine and held up to 15psi during high speed runs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,834
Posted By Janspeed
don't know if it has been adressed in this...

don't know if it has been adressed in this thread, didn't read it all but...

the 7/9 have the dizzy at the back of the head. The gap between paravan and hood is right over the dizzy cap. there is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 872
Posted By Janspeed
about the rear wiper motor, check it on a...

about the rear wiper motor, check it on a seperate 12V source. It just might be OK.
cars with a tailgate often have issues with the wiring getting damaged (causing shorts) or broken (causing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 872
Posted By Janspeed
pay special attention to where the wires jump...

pay special attention to where the wires jump from door to A-post/body. This is the place where the wiring is subjected to the most mechanical stess (= door opening and closing) and where those wires...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By Janspeed
post #12 says he got it running so i suppose it's...

post #12 says he got it running so i suppose it's all good. :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,444
Posted By Janspeed
i would install 1 or 2 Helmholz resonators T-ed...

i would install 1 or 2 Helmholz resonators T-ed into the 3" pipe , these reduce drone sounds but do not impede flow.
They are basically side chambers that are attached to the main pipe. Some modern...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By Janspeed
when it starts on the spray can but it does not...

when it starts on the spray can but it does not stay running on it's own you just proved that there is something wrong in the fuel delivery.
You say you installed a 850 intank pump, is that an...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,979
Posted By Janspeed
and you could pay some serious attention to port...

and you could pay some serious attention to port matching the exhaust side from head to manifold, from manifold to turbine housing, the wastegate port (cost: some good quality diegrinder tools and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By Janspeed
i don't really remember, sorry. it's now 10+...

i don't really remember, sorry. it's now 10+ years ago form me. But it's more then the final stage of a headbolt. 150Nm? 200Nm?
The bolt size is larger then that of a headbolt and made of similar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By Janspeed
those bolt that fix the 2 dogbones to the diff...

those bolt that fix the 2 dogbones to the diff housing are notrious for working lose over time.
Back when i did service on a 740 rally car i always made sure i checked those bolts for tightness...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Janspeed
That setup will be a lot like a VOC rallycar....

That setup will be a lot like a VOC rallycar. They also used 195/50x15 tires making the rear drive ratio even shorter. It makes the power delivery a lot more fun and lively in 2nd, 3rd and 4th gear....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Janspeed
Maybe you have a lose object moving around in the...

Maybe you have a lose object moving around in the bellhousing.
That would explain the ring getting damaged.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Janspeed
why don't you just try to space out the crank...

why don't you just try to space out the crank sensor? way easier and cheaper (couple of rivets) and hardly any work at all. Worth a try!

another appoach: remove the starter and turn the engine...
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