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Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By 90volvo
Welcome a board, read up on links above. A lot of...

Welcome a board, read up on links above. A lot of good information. I plus T my 240 a few yrs ago. I had a lot of fun with that setup. Npr intercooler- 385 cc injectors- V cam- 3 inch ex. With +90...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,329
Posted By 90volvo
I appreciate the testing and info. Big question...

I appreciate the testing and info. Big question can you get to big of a intercooler. Seeing some people getting a ford diesel truck intercooler. Which this will probably open a whole new can of worms.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By 90volvo
I was told a long time ago everybody thought...

I was told a long time ago everybody thought longer the better for turbo setup. But, now that has changed, they say shorter the better. My guess is on a long tube header you loose heat which is...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By 90volvo
Thanks for the info. Not trying to invent the...

Thanks for the info. Not trying to invent the wheel. Over last few weeks of bad weather I got bored and built a J pipe. And done some swaping here and there.
So, I have all three options...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By 90volvo
Aw71 and downpipe clearance

I had rubber lines for for my trans. coolant which I know is asking for trouble. So I ordered some 3/8 steel line and bought a decent tubing bender. The front line isnt to bad on clearance with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By 90volvo
90plus vs c.header vs Jpipe

Like it says, 90 plus ported manifold vs cutom header vs Na manifold with Jpipe. The engine package is ported head with oversize valves, RSI stage 3 camshaft, Klracing intake, big ebay intercooler,...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By 90volvo
My guess would be; do the Plus T. Because its...

My guess would be; do the Plus T. Because its probably in better shape than the stock T. But kinda depends on the milage and which one is in better shape.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By 90volvo
Oven cleaner.

Oven cleaner.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By 90volvo
I put a shop vac to radiator once for I could...

I put a shop vac to radiator once for I could change a heater hose out without loosing a bunch of antifreeze. Well it worked so well it sucked most of the antifreeze out. LOL
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By 90volvo
I can give you my experience. I running MS with...

I can give you my experience. I running MS with header and gtx3076. The turbo is really to big for my application. I have ran my setup tuned on gas and E85. The E85 did help with the turbo lag but...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,507
Posted By 90volvo
Well I disconnected the oil cooler and oil...

Well I disconnected the oil cooler and oil pressure was still really low. So, I tried a different mechanical gauge and sure enough it shows way better oil pressure. Ill hook oil cooler back up, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By 90volvo
Well I tried and either that doesnt work or my...

Well I tried and either that doesnt work or my factory tach is bad. Tomorrow I will make sure I plugged it into the right spade on the back of the tach. Thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By 90volvo
Ms2 tach

Running MS2 with stock coil setup. Like to run my stock tach. Iím assuming I just run the tach wire to the - side of coil. Is that correct? I did search but most thread ls were with wasted spark....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,185
Posted By 90volvo
Yelp I had a buddy that claimed he could swap...

Yelp I had a buddy that claimed he could swap just the pinion gear in his dif. Well he made it about 5 miles then called me to come pull him home in my volvo. Dont try it, he destroy his dif and had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2021, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,357
Posted By 90volvo
I tried it with the arm on my 240. I didnt like...

I tried it with the arm on my 240. I didnt like where it put the filter, so now Im just running sandwich with filter. Its easier for me to get to it. I think its just your preference. I like to keep...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,421
Posted By 90volvo
I remember back when I was drag racing ford stuff...

I remember back when I was drag racing ford stuff we had a friend that had a flow bench and he was pretty sharp about flow etc. He would talk about percentages regarding intake flow compared to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,507
Posted By 90volvo
Thanks for the link Dave, appreciate the detailed...

Thanks for the link Dave, appreciate the detailed and links to find the hardware. Diffently gonna switch to 8an.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,507
Posted By 90volvo
Oil cooler low o/p

I have new rebuilt motor. It was running good oil p. until I installed my oil cooler setup. Iím running thermostat control oil filter sandwich, 10an lines which 2 90 fittings. Does some setups flow...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,421
Posted By 90volvo
I too would like to see comparison. The ultimate...

I too would like to see comparison. The ultimate dream would be stock vs kjet vs klracing vs nathan. Tested at 18-24lbs on a strongly built motor.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,642
Posted By 90volvo
If you have a lathe you can buy the 63.4 all day...

If you have a lathe you can buy the 63.4 all day then punch them to 65mm. Then get a hubcentric ring to adapt from 63.4 to 65. Kinda a pain but works.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,647
Posted By 90volvo
I just run one I picked up from oriellys. Been...

I just run one I picked up from oriellys. Been about a year ago but on the road I had a fuel line pop on the fuel rail. It ignited the and I had a huge engine fire. Thank goodness I had a F.E. in my...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By 90volvo
You need a wheel around et35-45. With spacers you...

You need a wheel around et35-45. With spacers you want to end up with et10 for best looks. Im just bought some spacers 25mm and 32mm with et43 wheels. This is with 17 inch wheel, Ill let you know how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2021, 02:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,138
Posted By 90volvo
the research I have done, I found nothing but...

the research I have done, I found nothing but positive reviews about amsoil. I have a rebuilt engine, so running their breakin oil. Then Im gonna switch to 5-40 weight. Their oil has alot of zinc in...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,629
Posted By 90volvo
I installed AEM pump in my tank and deleted the...

I installed AEM pump in my tank and deleted the main pump. It’s easy to do.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,711
Posted By 90volvo
Wanted to let you know that my low oil pressure...

Wanted to let you know that my low oil pressure was result of a loose fitting. It’s fixed and expect oil pressure to be better. Will let you know on my next outing.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By 90volvo
I bought mine off of ebay think it was like...

I bought mine off of ebay think it was like 225.00. Which is probably about the same price as klracing intercooler. Klracing is over seas and youll have to wait about a week to recieve it which isnt...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By 90volvo
have you thought about a NPR intercooler. They...

have you thought about a NPR intercooler. They fit pretty easy, funny they look just like that DO88 intercooler. Probably half the cost. But dont know if one is better than the other. I ran a NPR...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,708
Posted By 90volvo
https://dsportmag.com/the-tech/twin-scroll-vs-sing...

https://dsportmag.com/the-tech/twin-scroll-vs-single-scroll-turbo-test-the-great-divide/
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By 90volvo
[QUOTE=Harlard;6136195]Seriously. You spend way...

[QUOTE=Harlard;6136195]Seriously. You spend way more than a stock cast manifold end end up making the same power with less reliability.

The stock manifold is good til 300hp. May 350? I would like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,591
Posted By 90volvo
I custom built cup holder that sets over the...

I custom built cup holder that sets over the parking brake.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By 90volvo
havent spent anything. LOL. Just an idea, is all....

havent spent anything. LOL. Just an idea, is all. Thanks for input.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By 90volvo
Yeh I have a eBay header laying around. I might...

Yeh I have a eBay header laying around. I might buy the adapter and try it out. But I have a custom header on car for now. Might put it in my sons 240.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,711
Posted By 90volvo
Thought I would let you know that when my oil...

Thought I would let you know that when my oil cooler thermostat opens my oil pressure dropped to 15 at a hot idle but goes up with rpm. Have like 40lbs at 3000rpm. I’m running 10an hoses to and from...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By 90volvo
ebay header adapters?

We all know that all the US headers for 240-740-940 are backwards and needs to be flipped. Most cut the flange off and flips it over 180 degrees. Well I ran across a guy that was selling Ford 2.3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,372
Posted By 90volvo
Id price a new one. Just me. ;-)

Id price a new one. Just me. ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 989
Posted By 90volvo
I dont see why there would be a difference. Other...

I dont see why there would be a difference. Other than things like old style manifold vs new style. But all and all I buy 740 manifolds and put them on 240s all the time.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,252
Posted By 90volvo
I could go straight down off my turbo to get past...

I could go straight down off my turbo to get past the header but then I wouldnt have much of an angle for the drain. When I had engine apart I should of welded a bung in the front or at least half...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,252
Posted By 90volvo
Here’s some pics ...

Here’s some pics
https://imgur.com/gallery/22pcl6Y?s=sms
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,252
Posted By 90volvo
Yeh, I know thats not going to work. I will try...

Yeh, I know thats not going to work. I will try and get some pics. I have hydraulic return hose wrapped in fiberglass at the moment but know thats no a long term answer and probably not short term...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,252
Posted By 90volvo
Turbo/header drain

I have basically everything lined out on new engine and turbo etc. One problem I do have is my oil drain line touches my header which is wrapped in ex. wrap. Doesnt take long for it to start smoking....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By 90volvo
Im going to buy a flexible stainless steel line...

Im going to buy a flexible stainless steel line used for dodge cummins turbo. No rubber at all stainless steel. But my engine has header and the drain goes down threw the header and touches the pipes...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-02-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,676
Posted By 90volvo
Figured my problem out with they help of others....

Figured my problem out with they help of others. The kpa were running like 300 so it was way off. Traced it down to the Map sensor, it was either bad or wrong one got put in right box. Anyways now I...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,711
Posted By 90volvo
Im not an expert, I would run the high pressure...

Im not an expert, I would run the high pressure spring. Running that much stuff; I was concerned about pressure but decided to just leave the melling spring installed. I have a big oil cooler and new...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,384
Posted By 90volvo
I would start reading the above post. Alot of...

I would start reading the above post. Alot of good info; There is alot of people on here that know their stuff. Im sure some will tune in but its best if you learn and put together your package to...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-26-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,676
Posted By 90volvo
So the Megasquirt said 6.8 on required fuel. But...

So the Megasquirt said 6.8 on required fuel. But it wouldnt hardly run at that was super rich. I started leaning it out and finally got it to run smooth but was all the way down to 2.5? So thought...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-25-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,676
Posted By 90volvo
Will do thanks

Will do thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By 90volvo
I believe thats right on? But Im sure some...

I believe thats right on? But Im sure some experts will tune in .
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-25-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,676
Posted By 90volvo
Thanks for advice. Its about 40 degrees out. I...

Thanks for advice. Its about 40 degrees out. I forgot about E85 not liking the cold.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-25-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,676
Posted By 90volvo
ms required fuel

Ok, I have installed my new engine. Before I was running megasquirt with 650cc injectors on E85. My required fuel was at 13.5, I know my injectors were to small. My new engine I installed 1000cc...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,632
Posted By 90volvo
how far is your Mass Air Flow meter from the...

how far is your Mass Air Flow meter from the turbo. I had similar experience and when I moved the AMM away from the turbo it fixed the problem.
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