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Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-21-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,183
Posted By tjts1
I ran into the same problem with MS1 extra HR....

I ran into the same problem with MS1 extra HR. Car was tuned perfectly, started fine cold but if you parked it with a hot engine for half an hour the IAT sensor would heat soak up toward 140f+. When...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,892
Posted By tjts1
The partial belly pan on the 850 made a 10%...

The partial belly pan on the 850 made a 10% difference on the highway. I'm building one for my 190e. It seems like every 190 I've seen lost its belly pan at some point along the way.

Not so sure...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,892
Posted By tjts1
It helps maintain a low pressure area immediately...

It helps maintain a low pressure area immediately behind the radiator which forces more air through the grill and radiator. It shouldn't close off the engine bay completely. You want the opening to...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-01-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,485
Posted By tjts1
I've never used megatune. Worked with...

I've never used megatune. Worked with turnerstudion and MLV from day one. I'll have to give this VE live thing a try.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-20-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,485
Posted By tjts1
Is this better than mega log viewer?

Is this better than mega log viewer?
Forum: showroom 03-15-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,474
Posted By tjts1
That thing is ****ing hot. You're a pussy for now...

That thing is ****ing hot. You're a pussy for now owning.
Forum: the vault 03-05-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 469,715
Posted By tjts1
If you're still using the switch that came out of...

If you're still using the switch that came out of the saab, i think those are 110/115C. way hot.
Forum: the vault 03-04-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 469,715
Posted By tjts1
Coolant flows from the engine to the radiator...

Coolant flows from the engine to the radiator through the upper hose. Lower hose with an 91/87C temp switch works best. You'll need a much higher temp switch in the upper hose otherwise the fan will...
Forum: showroom 02-26-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,245
Posted By tjts1
Here is the break down. 2 gallons of...

Here is the break down.
2 gallons of Brightside paint at $20/gallon with tax
another $80 in rollers, tape, rattle cans for trim, sand paper, bondo and other BS.
about 50 hours of my time working...
Forum: showroom 02-26-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,245
Posted By tjts1
$17/gallon for Brightside at west marine. EDIT:...

$17/gallon for Brightside at west marine. EDIT: it was on sale at the time.

3 coats of paint, wet sand in between.
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1147/868383856_af495ac296_b.jpg
...
Forum: showroom 02-22-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 103,391
Posted By tjts1
I need to get a set of these hubcaps for the 850....

I need to get a set of these hubcaps for the 850.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/tjts2/850%20wheels/DSC02934.jpg?t=1266895798
Forum: the vault 02-16-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 35,820
Posted By tjts1
Read, learn, profit ...

Read, learn, profit
http://autospeed.com/cms/A_1023/article.html
http://autospeed.com/A_110360/cms/article.html
http://autospeed.com/cms/A_110824/article.html
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,225
Posted By tjts1
This is stupid. :lol:

This is stupid.

:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,963
Posted By tjts1
Lower radiator hose with an 87C switch. It will...

Lower radiator hose with an 87C switch. It will trigger when the temp gauge is exactly at the 1/2 point and turn off 2mm below 1/2.
Forum: showroom 01-17-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,445
Posted By tjts1
Do you have a picture of the light it puts on the...

Do you have a picture of the light it puts on the road?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,638
Posted By tjts1
The voice of reason will only get you so far...

The voice of reason will only get you so far around here. You might as well join the poo flinging and hope something sticks.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,638
Posted By tjts1
No need to loop the rack. Just drain it...

No need to loop the rack. Just drain it thoroughly, stick a short length of hose over the banjo bolts and reinstall them. DONE.

On my E30. 240 wouldn't be any different. ...
Forum: showroom 01-07-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,747
Posted By tjts1
Yellow Peril? Hasn't there been an active thread...

Yellow Peril? Hasn't there been an active thread on TB about this car for years?
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j152/500bhpvolvo/The%20Peril/100_3603.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,650
Posted By tjts1
I never really needed a gauge. I let MS do the...

I never really needed a gauge. I let MS do the leg work for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,650
Posted By tjts1
I picked up NAW_OEM (discontinued) for $50 plus a...

I picked up NAW_OEM (discontinued) for $50 plus a Bosch LSU for $48. I used it to tune MS and its been completely reliable from day 1. You are ordering directly from the person that designed and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,638
Posted By tjts1
lol ...

lol
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3547/3387047612_e9faa74971_o.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,650
Posted By tjts1
http://14point7.com/ Works with a Bosch LSU....

http://14point7.com/
Works with a Bosch LSU. The whole setup including sensor was less than $100.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By tjts1
I've never waited and never had a problem...

I've never waited and never had a problem removing the 960 airbag. The stupid horn contacts had me going in there half a dozen times. Just disconnect the battery and go. You will have to have the key...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,638
Posted By tjts1
Don't loop it. Drain the rack and plug the PS...

Don't loop it. Drain the rack and plug the PS line banjo bolts. There is no point in pushing PS fluid around. Better yet, do this. The instructions are pretty much universal for all rack and pinion...
Forum: showroom 12-15-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,355
Posted By tjts1
Best looking 240 I've ever seen. Awesome Lemons...

Best looking 240 I've ever seen. Awesome Lemons car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,908
Posted By tjts1
Your writing is really confusing but you need to...

Your writing is really confusing but you need to line up your cams like this with the original factory markings on the sprockets and also have cylinder #1 at TDC. If you separated the cam gears from...
Forum: showroom 12-14-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,999
Posted By tjts1
repost

repost
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,150
Posted By tjts1
The temp sensor between the radiator fins are...

The temp sensor between the radiator fins are notoriously inconsistent. Get a hose adapter from an 80s saab 900 and install it in the lower radiator hose with an 87c temp switch. Extremely reliable...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,150
Posted By tjts1
Get a 940/960 fan from the JY. Much more reliable...

Get a 940/960 fan from the JY. Much more reliable and quieter.
Forum: showroom 12-08-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,943
Posted By tjts1
Nice work! I like the metallic powdercoat.

Nice work! I like the metallic powdercoat.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 21,781
Posted By tjts1
Wait until it breaks down.

Wait until it breaks down.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 65,864
Posted By tjts1
Is that a Lotus Carlton behind the MX3? Cool...

Is that a Lotus Carlton behind the MX3?

Cool project.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 22,104
Posted By tjts1
Sounds like your subframe bushings are shot. ...

Sounds like your subframe bushings are shot.

Way more info than anyone ever wanted to know about rear end geometry. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 22,104
Posted By tjts1
Any 80s bmw trailing arm suspension needs 3 hard...

Any 80s bmw trailing arm suspension needs 3 hard point on the body and has 2 moving parts with about a dozen available diff ratios in the JYs with LSD. E30 for example. Can be had with either 4 or 5...
Forum: showroom 11-02-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,787
Posted By tjts1
Incompatible bumpers FTL. Did the airbags go off?

Incompatible bumpers FTL. Did the airbags go off?
Forum: showroom 10-19-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,391
Posted By tjts1
Excellent video and congratulations!

Excellent video and congratulations!
Forum: events 06-05-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,045
Posted By tjts1
I'll do my best romantic dinner thing. Maybe...

I'll do my best romantic dinner thing. Maybe that'll change her mind.
Forum: events 06-05-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,045
Posted By tjts1
I tried to convince her but the whole getting up...

I tried to convince her but the whole getting up at 6am thing on a sunday is just not going over well with her. I'll try again tonight.
Forum: events 06-05-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,045
Posted By tjts1
Every single autoX: OMG its going to rain its...

Every single autoX: OMG its going to rain its going to rain! Get there. Clear, dry, cold, windy. I always get my hopes up for a wet autoX for the LOLs. Oh well. See you guys there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,228
Posted By tjts1
What kind of oil are you using? Mine was making a...

What kind of oil are you using? Mine was making a lot of noise with 10w30. Sounded like a friggin sewing machine. Switched to 5w40 synthetic and the noise went away permanently.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,296
Posted By tjts1
I'm sure its possible but I would be more worried...

I'm sure its possible but I would be more worried about the 18 gallons of fuel fed to the engine through rubber lines at 40+ PSI.

EDIT: Where you do check the high side pressure on an 850?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,296
Posted By tjts1
Yup its definitely icing because I can see the...

Yup its definitely icing because I can see the frost shooting out of the vents if its on for too long. I assume compressor doesn't cycle on/off because the pressure never gets high enough to trigger...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,296
Posted By tjts1
Liz's 96 850 has the basic mechanical non ECC...

Liz's 96 850 has the basic mechanical non ECC climate control with with duracool in the pipes. The compressor doesn't seem to cycle on/off at all. It just stays on until it gets too cold in the cabin...
Forum: showroom 06-01-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,392
Posted By tjts1
The early 960 shares its steering wheel with the...

The early 960 shares its steering wheel with the 850.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,450
Posted By tjts1
If its not leaking oil now, it won't leak with...

If its not leaking oil now, it won't leak with synthetic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2009, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By tjts1
Got punctuation?

Got punctuation?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,642
Posted By tjts1
Is it automatic? Does it sound like its coming...

Is it automatic? Does it sound like its coming from the exhaust near the bell housing? I had this problem. It was a failed flex plate. Took forever to diagnose. Drop the aluminum brace between the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,018
Posted By tjts1
In my experience NA 240, 850 and 960 all get the...

In my experience NA 240, 850 and 960 all get the same FE with 87 and 91 octane. I keep track of FE at every fill up. Anything more than 87 octane in NA volvo is a waste of money.

EDIT:
2002 s40...
Forum: website & board 05-22-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 58,537
Posted By tjts1
If you got 40mpg out of a completely stock 240...

If you got 40mpg out of a completely stock 240 thats great. But you can't just make a random claim like that without any proof and expect people to not be skeptical. From the original post in this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By tjts1
It could be any number of things. Check for any...

It could be any number of things. Check for any stored fault codes first, then vacuum leaks, maybe even a compression check.
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