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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:05 PM
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Posted By sbabbs
Here is the problem, with the 16v head on a b230...

Here is the problem, with the 16v head on a b230 the thicker round tooth 16v crank gear moves the crank pulley dampener thingy that the alternator belts and such run off of 4mm out more. So what I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By sbabbs
Yes 012 for sure, I bought new 025 and it didn't...

Yes 012 for sure, I bought new 025 and it didn't work. OR put 016 guts in 3 inch tube.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,193
Posted By sbabbs
Most 80's ford full sized car rear springs will...

Most 80's ford full sized car rear springs will work also. Work meaning will bolt in and fit. Stiff for sure. I put some cut ones in my 90 745, it was fun for a while till my back said no more.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,193
Posted By sbabbs
I'd go down to the local junkyard and buy me a...

I'd go down to the local junkyard and buy me a running redblock but mine all still run, so I go take piss instead.

But Kenny buy my for sale H beamed longer then stock 2.5L steel stroker cranked...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By sbabbs
There was a bunch of m90's on EBay UK a year or...

There was a bunch of m90's on EBay UK a year or so ago, now hard to find even in europe. Good luck. Most of us here on this here turbobricks are in USA or Europe. No clue about where to get volvo...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By sbabbs
Yes other thing is when you go 16v the 16v crank...

Yes other thing is when you go 16v the 16v crank gear is thicker so that moves your crank pulley balancer thingy that all the belts line up with 4mm more out so then all your belts don't line up, fyi.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By sbabbs
The 16v b230 alternator boat bracket mounts on...

The 16v b230 alternator boat bracket mounts on that drivers side or the distributor side on a boat. On a 740 that bracket you have the alternator mounts above and the AC below and the powersteering...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By sbabbs
Jack are you gonna run megasquirt with hall...

Jack are you gonna run megasquirt with hall sensor? Or lh2.2 16v? Anyway I got 740 alternator bracket to work on my 240 for power steering pump AC delete! I do have lh2.2 16v EZK chipped ignition...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By sbabbs
We'll I always just hook it to the wire going to...

We'll I always just hook it to the wire going to the starter, the one that starts the car. The little one that kicks the starter relay or solenoid we call it here on. And that always works for me....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By sbabbs
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=36619...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=3661944&postcount=2

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The blue wire that everyone talks about to power the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,924
Posted By sbabbs
3.15 is 83 760 diesel with automatic trans. They...

3.15 is 83 760 diesel with automatic trans. They did make it here, but not many and fyi only year with manual window cranks also.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By sbabbs
More PSI, more sucking air into the turbo quicker...

More PSI, more sucking air into the turbo quicker faster old rubber intake hose isn't stiff enough plus it gets hot then it sucks shut. Common problem, not saying that is what it is, but could be....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By sbabbs
Okay more pics to prove it ain't crooked. Time to...

Okay more pics to prove it ain't crooked. Time to get your eyes fixed bro. Ohh also you should re-align your scope..

http://www.hazardous.com/sx/acfix3802.jpg
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By sbabbs
Yes you have to twist the tranny a little bit to...

Yes you have to twist the tranny a little bit to get it started to clear the body. The problem is on a 240 if you leave the exhaust downpipe in, it makes it a lot harder to do. 740 no problem, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By sbabbs
Air intake hose before the turbo collapsing and...

Air intake hose before the turbo collapsing and sucking shut causing your car to loose power?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By sbabbs
Looking at your build thread looks like you got...

Looking at your build thread looks like you got the old style so why not an NPR? You already got a cone filter so it will basically drop in. You do have to adjust a few things, but for the most part...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2018, 02:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,323
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah I ran 12.61 in the quarter mile on E85 with...

Yeah I ran 12.61 in the quarter mile on E85 with stock turbo 740 pumps. Ran E85 in that car for a few years till the flywheel exploded. 3 inch AMM, 75lb injectors, ground the EZK for more advance....
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 189,879
Posted By sbabbs
Holy smokes! What an update! Me I went drag...

Holy smokes! What an update! Me I went drag racing once a couple months ago in my 548 thousand mile 90 745 did 15.3. That's about it. Ohh and fixing this free junker 240 wagon, always fun!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah I did have to swap to a longer feed hose....

Yeah I did have to swap to a longer feed hose. I'll take some more pics. Stole the longer hose from yep a 740..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By sbabbs
You mean like finding a rare b230 240 no AC power...

You mean like finding a rare b230 240 no AC power steering bracket? Or buying one from STS machine for 150?

Yeah it was free, but I did have to buy that belt and that is the belt size in the pic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By sbabbs
No AC powersteering 240 bracket!

Figured this out. Took b230 740 alternator bracket and put 740 power steering pump on it and put that in 240 after taking out AC BS and it works! So you need 740 power steering pump metal brackets...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,365
Posted By sbabbs
The Rex part of the regina does the timing. It is...

The Rex part of the regina does the timing. It is an ignition box that runs the timing. Never been cracked. I did take the top off one here a few weeks ago and posted a picture of it and it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By sbabbs
The one power while cranking wire should only...

The one power while cranking wire should only have power while cranking, it tells ECU that you are trying to start the car... It should not have power any other time.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,323
Posted By sbabbs
Wut? All you have to do is swap to 550cc...

Wut? All you have to do is swap to 550cc injectors to run E85 with stock size AMM on a turbo redblock with lh2.4. Otherwise it will run lean and boom. With E85 you can run it rich and it still has...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By sbabbs
Hey what harness you using that is does not have...

Hey what harness you using that is does not have the code checker? You say your vehicle does not have that, yet that is part of the lh 2.4 harness not the vehicle. Didn't you put a 2.4 harness in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By sbabbs
Get rear from disc brake exploder and get two...

Get rear from disc brake exploder and get two short side axles. Cut long side axle tube down to same size as short side. Four link perhaps. All I know. Probably easier then trying to get that stock...
Forum: showroom 09-04-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By sbabbs
You don't remember my torino, it was the 72...

You don't remember my torino, it was the 72 fastback brown with rattle canned black stripes, hood scoop, fastback. Sport model. Boss 351 Cleveland raced it behind the Valley river Center. I found the...
Forum: showroom 09-04-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By sbabbs
Back when I used to autocross my old 72 gran...

Back when I used to autocross my old 72 gran torino sport, remember that one Roy? I do have some videos of it taken with 8mm video camera. Here's the only vid from a few years ago when OVTers went to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,790
Posted By sbabbs
Ahh so it was the correct flywheel fitted...

Ahh so it was the correct flywheel fitted incorrectly. Now you know. It's like launching your boat and forgetting to put in the plug, you only do it once..
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By sbabbs
If you aren't getting any weird vibrations your...

If you aren't getting any weird vibrations your probably okay. If the rods are about stock length it should be in the right spot. How are your trailing arm bushings? Automatic or manual tranny? Have...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By sbabbs
What did you say photoman about the difference is...

What did you say photoman about the difference is huge? In what way? You didn't say what one you liked better. I'll tell you this. I sold the yoshifab lower 240 braces I had. I use IPD 240 lower...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By sbabbs
We'll like stated the bottom drain port needs to...

We'll like stated the bottom drain port needs to be higher then the drain location on the block. If you have a vacuum leak it can cause oil to blow out places. I found that out with my yoshifab...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By sbabbs
The stock feed uses two brass or copper round...

The stock feed uses two brass or copper round washer type gaskets. The stock oil drain uses a paper gasket between the turbo and the drain tube and at the block for the drain is a rubber o-ring...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By sbabbs
My machinist did what they call resizing the...

My machinist did what they call resizing the rods, ya know make them the right size. You gotta do that with all the chinese rods if ya didn't know. They are all a little bit not the right size. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By sbabbs
That is for the AC pusher fan when it gets hot...

That is for the AC pusher fan when it gets hot hot hot, best to buy aftermarket sensor that you put through radiator and has a knob where you can turn it to the temp you want your fan to come on at.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,102
Posted By sbabbs
I did some NA chips with higher rev limit, but...

I did some NA chips with higher rev limit, but you gotta use ignition that revs higher.. Like msd. I also have done some 2.2 EZK 16v NA ignition chips. Turbo also.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By sbabbs
We'll the hard part is cutting out that middle...

We'll the hard part is cutting out that middle part of the rear of the 89 744 so then the 90 plus tail lights will fit. Not that hard really just some tin snips will do it. I don't remember how I did...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By sbabbs
Also there are some pins in the lh2.4 ECU that...

Also there are some pins in the lh2.4 ECU that need power while cranking. Maybe in your making your 343 2.4 you didn't wire it correctly or like 2manytubos says your ignition switch cuts power to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By sbabbs
www.yoshifab.com sells wasted spark kit. ...

www.yoshifab.com sells wasted spark kit.

https://yoshifab.com/store/ezk-eprom-board.html

Put wanted chippable EZK add in wanted section. I know swedishiron in seattle sells them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By sbabbs
I can get metal rod at my local napa or Ace...

I can get metal rod at my local napa or Ace hardware, but looks like you need that door also. I'd leave the sleeve in that way if you do have to take it out there won't be any powder coating inside...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By sbabbs
Could be a tooth off somewhere for sure. Either...

Could be a tooth off somewhere for sure. Either crank gear or aux gear if that runs your distributor or cam gear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By sbabbs
Sometimes my gauge sticks and I have to tap the...

Sometimes my gauge sticks and I have to tap the front of it and then it works.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,198
Posted By sbabbs
That electric switch in the radiator is for the...

That electric switch in the radiator is for the AC electric fan in front of the radiator that is why it only switches on at real high temps.

The later cars with the stock electric fans that run...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,790
Posted By sbabbs
Yes 148 EZK is non EGR turbo 2.4 EZK. What...

Yes 148 EZK is non EGR turbo 2.4 EZK.

What is your ECU number? 984 is immobilizer ECU won't work.

Was the correct flywheel put on correctly? You know with the missing crank sensor holes in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By sbabbs
You sure it's not the throw out bearing?

You sure it's not the throw out bearing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By sbabbs
Wow! Go fix yur yota Jack.. ...

Wow! Go fix yur yota Jack..

http://www.hazardous.com/sx/pulley.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By sbabbs
Helps keep the turbo alive if you boost it more...

Helps keep the turbo alive if you boost it more so longevity thing for sure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By sbabbs
What piece of glass? I got a 745 parts car. The...

What piece of glass? I got a 745 parts car. The rear hatch glass is gone on it already, the whole hatch is gone. The rear drivers side way back piece of glass in the cargo area is gone. Is that the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By sbabbs
Wouldn't you have to match your MAP sensor to you...

Wouldn't you have to match your MAP sensor to you injector size just like lh2.4? So bigger MAP, bigger injectors then it's happy? Otherwise bigger MAP same injectors, lean fuel and boom.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By sbabbs
We'll stock 2.4 volvo cars have a 30 amp fuse...

We'll stock 2.4 volvo cars have a 30 amp fuse that supplies power to the Fuel ECU constantly and that keeps the ECU from losing it's learned fuel requirements. Here there are no 343's ever sold so...
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