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Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Fa182
There are lots of (older) threads (excuse the...

There are lots of (older) threads (excuse the pun) on this issue.

I assume you have a 90+ 240.
On these later models the spacer is not removable as it was with the earlier models. They changed...
Forum: website & board 01-13-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Fa182
Just double checked to be safe, I still have it...

Just double checked to be safe, I still have it enabled but it's not working unfortunately.
Forum: website & board 01-11-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Fa182
Email notifications not working for PMs

I don't get an email notification anymore when I receive a PM.
It was working fine and I didn't change anything in the settings.

Any known issues?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Fa182
Skandix has them in stock in black, so it seems...

Skandix has them in stock in black, so it seems they are available?
They also show in stock at GCP.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By Fa182
For new ones I guess those prices are reasonable....

For new ones I guess those prices are reasonable. They have angled outlets though, which makes mounting a downpipe a bit more difficult - more to that below.
Keep in mind the Holset is not a direct...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Fa182
Oh the big mounting bracket itself? Isn't that a...

Oh the big mounting bracket itself? Isn't that a cast part that breaks before it bends?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Fa182
Don't have any experience with Regina cars, just...

Don't have any experience with Regina cars, just trying to help.
The 94+ parts catalogue doesn't explicitly show any difference between Regina and LH systems for the AC mountings.

Is the part you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Fa182
Good idea! :nod:

Good idea! :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By Fa182
Hello neighbour! ;-) First off, I have a 97...

Hello neighbour! ;-)

First off, I have a 97 945 that I did some light mods to and it's my daily driver that I am very satisfied with.

I have a 16T turbo, KL Racing Intercooler, chips from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Fa182
It shows limited stock at GCP:...

It shows limited stock at GCP: https://www.gcp.se/en/products/8250046-2/

Depending where you are in the world, you could order direct or try to get it ordered via a dealer or Tasca.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,122
Posted By Fa182
None as far as B230's go. Some Penta AQ171...

None as far as B230's go.

Some Penta AQ171 engines should have forged crankshafts and I've read the B234's could've had some as well, which would make sense since they're both 16v.

Only some of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,888
Posted By Fa182
I remember someone on here advertising his new...

I remember someone on here advertising his new website with 3D printed parts a few months back and the dash top defrost vents were amongst them.

I just can't for the life of me find the thread...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,122
Posted By Fa182
KL Racing, as written here:...

KL Racing, as written here: https://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=343520
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,122
Posted By Fa182
Take it step by step. Don't worry about the...

Take it step by step.

Don't worry about the fuel system, you don't need to change anything in that system including the injectors with a 16T to start with.
It will be fine with a 16T.

My car...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,122
Posted By Fa182
Not really. There are upgrade kits out...

Not really.



There are upgrade kits out there with the compressor wheel and a new housing, but by the time you bought all of that stuff to "upgrade" the tiny 13C, you'd probably be better off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
740: Lug nuts
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Posted By Fa182
I always have Continental on my 940 and the...

I always have Continental on my 940 and the winter tires are directional while the summers are not.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,587
Posted By Fa182
So cool!

So cool!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
740: Lug nuts
Views: 1,295
Posted By Fa182
The ones from IPD are the correct part numbers...

The ones from IPD are the correct part numbers for a 740 (1273068).

Spec'd tightening torque is 85nm / 63ft. lbs, but I personally find that a bit low and I usually tighten my Hydras to about 95nm...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By Fa182
Turn back the boost and get an AFR gauge before...

Turn back the boost and get an AFR gauge before you blow a hole in the block.
That should've been your first mod before all that.

Rough idle can be many things (too much or little fuel, dead AMM...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,461
Posted By Fa182
A buzzing / rattling noise was exactly why I also...

A buzzing / rattling noise was exactly why I also removed the cowl in the first place because it appeared at / over a certain speed and I also thought it was the mesh.
It wasn't.

The buzzing came...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By Fa182
Looking at the photos on Skandix, I'm 100% sure...

Looking at the photos on Skandix, I'm 100% sure they are the same Intercoolers as KL is selling.
The photos on both websites and the one I have look identical.

That being said, go for it. You'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,461
Posted By Fa182
I removed the cowl a few times on my 940. I am...

I removed the cowl a few times on my 940. I am pretty sure the 740 uses the same or at least almost identical cowl.
It is not very difficult and you don't need any special tools.

There are 3...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By Fa182
I did not try the do88 cooler myself, but I do...

I did not try the do88 cooler myself, but I do not see how it justifies almost double the price of the KL unit.
I have it in my car since 2.5 years, so I can't comment on longevity but so far it...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By Fa182
According to the parts catalogue, all B200/230...

According to the parts catalogue, all B200/230 Turbo engines are using p/n 3507229 for the AC version (1317319 for non-AC).

I have the non-AC model and installing was a matter of about 30 minutes,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,204
Posted By Fa182
IPD swaybars and KL Racing intercooler on my 940...

IPD swaybars and KL Racing intercooler on my 940 wagon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By Fa182
While you're there, it's a good idea to check the...

While you're there, it's a good idea to check the coolant hoses (#11 & #14).
I replaced them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By Fa182
I believe the late 940 manuals with M90 gearbox...

I believe the late 940 manuals with M90 gearbox and B230FT have a 3.54 ratio, while the B230FK with M90 have a 3.31 ratio.
Auto boxes should have a 3.31 ratio too I believe.

Not 100% sure on that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By Fa182
As hessam said, this is quite a common place for...

As hessam said, this is quite a common place for leaks.
It leaked on my car.
The square O-ring was rock hard and crumbled into bits (part 5 on diagram, p/n 3547188)
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By Fa182
Battery light working in the cluster? 12v at...

Battery light working in the cluster?
12v at exciter wire?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By Fa182
The p/n you linked is just the ball / receiver,...

The p/n you linked is just the ball / receiver, just saying.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By Fa182
If you're talking about one like this, I have one...

If you're talking about one like this, I have one like this on my 97 940.
Skandix says it fits both 940 and S/V90.

https://media.skandix.de/pimg/1076066.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By Fa182
Just throwing this out there ;-) ...

Just throwing this out there ;-)
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=357209
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By Fa182
Yes I know HIPS, we use it for some of the cups...

Yes I know HIPS, we use it for some of the cups we make. I should've added "exterior" to components.

I work in a plastics packaging company (that also makes technical and automotive components and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By Fa182
PS is too brittle and deteriorates way too fast...

PS is too brittle and deteriorates way too fast to use on automotive components.

Haven't seen one myself, it's probably either ABS but more likely PA (probably with 30% fibreglass, which is one of...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By Fa182
Pretty sure it's been done a few times in the...

Pretty sure it's been done a few times in the motherland, here's one of the build threads from Garaget: https://www.garaget.org/forum/viewtopic.php?id=321896

There are also readily available motor...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By Fa182
Instead of giving that guy money, you can buy the...

Instead of giving that guy money, you can buy the last wing directly from the ones who make them (Carbonlat in Latvia): http://carbonlat.com/gb/karbon-auto-1/volvo-241
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By Fa182
Reblocks are prone to piston slap and it's...

Reblocks are prone to piston slap and it's usually nothing to be too concerned of.


+1
I also use Liqui Moly oil and noticed the same thing after using Catrol Magnatec for a while.
I use this...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By Fa182
I know nothing about these cars, but I was...

I know nothing about these cars, but I was curious and looked through the parts catalogue on gcp.se and it seems there is no downpipe without a cat, as the cat is basically the downpipe or part of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By Fa182
#14 is...

#14 is https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-rubber-block-1329786
#15 is https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-washer-1272227
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By Fa182
This is one of the most TB things I've seen in a...

This is one of the most TB things I've seen in a while.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By Fa182
:rofl: Also just saying, I bought my 16T on...

:rofl:

Also just saying, I bought my 16T on here (from Jonathan / swedishiron.com above) for way cheaper than anywhere in Europe even with shipping. :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By Fa182
You don't necessarily need a tune afterwards but...

You don't necessarily need a tune afterwards but if you increase the boost it's wise to do so.
It's also important to have a look at your AFR if you increase the boost, so get a gauge unless you're...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,383
Posted By Fa182
Search no more and support Dave:...

Search no more and support Dave: https://www.prancingmoose.com/VolvoStickers.html#240bumperlabels
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,026
Posted By Fa182
FWIW, I had that when my silencer was falling...

FWIW, I had that when my silencer was falling apart due to rust and had some holes.
Replaced and the pop was gone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By Fa182
The Brickboard / VOC FAQ is also a great place to...

The Brickboard / VOC FAQ is also a great place to start: https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/FAQSummary1.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By Fa182
Parts catalogue shows 1216097 for the Turbo,...

Parts catalogue shows 1216097 for the Turbo, which says "marked 1031" on the following page.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,809
Posted By Fa182
Thank you! I wired an extra ground strap I...

Thank you!

I wired an extra ground strap I had in my parts bin directly from the fender ground connection to the battery negative as a temporary fix.
It seems to be working well for now, couldn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By Fa182
Well our old Volvos came with different...

Well our old Volvos came with different headlights in the US compared to pretty much everywhere else in the world due to different regulations.

Headlights that came with the European market cars...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By Fa182
That's a standard H4 bulb that most EU cars use....

That's a standard H4 bulb that most EU cars use. I assume you have E-Codes on your car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By Fa182
It should be a regular 9004 bulb for the US...

It should be a regular 9004 bulb for the US headlights.
https://www.ipdusa.com/products/6478/100940-volvo-headlamp-high-low-beam-bulb-9004-200-700-900-flosser-989821
...
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