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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Have you done a boost leak test? (pressurized the...

Have you done a boost leak test? (pressurized the intake system and sprayed soapy water on all the charge piping and vacuum connections)

You may be surprised what you find.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd get the "upgrade" version of the tank pump. ...

I'd get the "upgrade" version of the tank pump.

I had issues where the stock replacement tank pump would not provide enough volume of fuel to the high pressure pump causing the main pump to buzz....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 409
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Bosch: 0 280 160 260 Mopar: 4306015 437 Ref: ...

Bosch: 0 280 160 260
Mopar: 4306015 437
Ref:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=5385
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=149418

Might investigate getting bigger injectors...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,197
Views: 216,842
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
My gauge says about 35psi (2.4bar) hot idle,...

My gauge says about 35psi (2.4bar) hot idle, 15W40 Rotella.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 40,898
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
My dash temp gauge stays steady at idle and when...

My dash temp gauge stays steady at idle and when driving and running through the gears. The only time the dash gauge moved a little was after idling for over 10min on an 85+ degree day. Idle speed...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 40,898
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Interesting. The only really...

Interesting.



The only really noticeable difference is that the engine fan is quieter. I don't have ps or ac so I can't comment if those accessories would be impacted by the underdrive pulley,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 40,898
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Fitted together a 3" downpipe and had a coworker...

Fitted together a 3" downpipe and had a coworker weld it for me.
Wasn't expecting much difference with the rest of the exhaust being ~2.25", but figured it can't hurt. Seems a little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
OP...I went through some Kjet fuel pressure...

OP...I went through some Kjet fuel pressure issues a while ago...here's the thread for reference. Not saying you have the exact same problem, but I did some basic Kjet fuel pressure and flow testing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Where / how are you checking fuel pressure?

Where / how are you checking fuel pressure?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd start with ZVOLV's guide: ...

I'd start with ZVOLV's guide:
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=316437
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I haven't had issues using the 8642450 gasket...

I haven't had issues using the 8642450 gasket with a 13C and a 16T on a 90+ manifold. :e-shrug: FWIW, it is spec'd for the 5cyl manifolds with the step....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You can use 8642450 for the turbo to manifold...

You can use 8642450 for the turbo to manifold gasket.

No gasket is used on the conical turbo to downpipe connection.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks like they are slightly bigger than the...

Looks like they are slightly bigger than the 0-280-155-830 / 0-280-155-766 T5 injectors.

Should be fine if you are looking for some more boost & fuel.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Not sure I follow. When converting to a 1...

Not sure I follow.

When converting to a 1 muffler system, IMO you don't need to use the 1306609 bracket that supports the pipe at the front muffler location, but it is nice to have....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,197
Views: 216,842
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
If you can get original Volvo pipes then yes,...

If you can get original Volvo pipes then yes, they should be 60mm.

But in my experience if you order aftermarket Walker/Starla components they are 2.25".
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes, that's not a bad setup for a n/a car (it is...

Yes, that's not a bad setup for a n/a car (it is essentially a 240 Turbo exhaust).

IMO clamps aren't bad if you use good ones like this (link...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 827
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ok, I stand corrected. Thanks for the additional...

Ok, I stand corrected. Thanks for the additional information.

Most times ppl here just talk about the 2.95 and T5Z, but clearly it is not that unique of a 1st gear ratio.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 827
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
<del>The 2.95 first gear was unique to the T5Z...

<del>The 2.95 first gear was unique to the T5Z motorsport transmission. Most WC T5 transmissions had the 3.35 first gear.</del>

It would really help to know what the tag on your transmission says...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 790
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Wow, those bushings are beat. You are...

Wow, those bushings are beat.

You are saying that type of wear came from installing them once and driving 15-20k?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,197
Views: 216,842
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I wouldn’t plumb those two lines together, but...

I wouldn’t plumb those two lines together, but putting them next to each other in the pre-turbo hose is not a problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,125
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do you have a wideband oxygen sensor?

Do you have a wideband oxygen sensor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 790
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
What was the failure mode on the Yoshifab...

What was the failure mode on the Yoshifab aluminum bushings?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 32,570
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:nod:

:nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 996
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You mean G37 or 370Z?

You mean G37 or 370Z?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 996
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
1pc or 2pc driveshaft?

1pc or 2pc driveshaft?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 118,315
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work on the exhaust and great score with the...

Nice work on the exhaust and great score with the fog lights!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
That's awesome! Even rocking the yellow-ed out...

That's awesome! Even rocking the yellow-ed out headlights.

Any underhood pics floating around?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,182
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Based on the timing belt movement, I’d also...

Based on the timing belt movement, I’d also suspect the starter. Looks like it is moving very slowly.

Where did you get the starter? Maybe it is just a bad unit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
These transmissions did not have an external...

These transmissions did not have an external heatsink.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 40,898
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
-replaced the 240T muffler & tailpipe with a 2.5"...

-replaced the 240T muffler & tailpipe with a 2.5" Dynomax 17222 Ultra-Flow muffler and a 90* bend & tailpipe from Advance Auto. I did this mainly to make the exhaust a bit louder. It now has a deeper...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,859
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do you know what diff ratio you have? My 79 was...

Do you know what diff ratio you have?
My 79 was a M45 w/ 3.91...not too bad around town, but not fun on the hwy.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,859
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice find!

Nice find!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Possible spots for a clutch squeak to occur: ...

Possible spots for a clutch squeak to occur:
-pedal pivot in pedal box under dash
-pedal to master cyl attachment under dash
-slave cyl push rod to clutch fork
-clutch fork to pivot ball
-clutch...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,088
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
How is your fuel delivery? Pumps ok?

How is your fuel delivery? Pumps ok?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 189,727
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Forgive me if it's obvious, but for your external...

Forgive me if it's obvious, but for your external wastegate, did you cut a hole in your turbine housing and weld in the mount for the gate?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 189,727
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice updates! Good work. What is your...

Nice updates! Good work.

What is your driveshaft setup? 1pc / 2pc? Adapter?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 32,570
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks good! I’m digging the Fuchs wheels.

Looks good! I’m digging the Fuchs wheels.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
That is how my brackets look as well... ...

That is how my brackets look as well...

https://i.imgur.com/8B4WzzLl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Are you sure that the cotter pin isn’t stuck in...

Are you sure that the cotter pin isn’t stuck in there?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Congrats on the +T! -I cut off the little...

Congrats on the +T!

-I cut off the little "hook" on the underside of the lower rubber mounts to allow them to sit better in the sheetmetal. What upper brackets are you using? 240T? 740T? They are...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 40,898
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks! It's been a mostly fun process. I had a...

Thanks! It's been a mostly fun process. I had a minor oil leak at the turbo oil feed and drain when I first got things put together. The feed leak was due to my error in making a braided hose and the...
Forum: showroom 09-07-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
wow, impressive attention to detail...here's an...

wow, impressive attention to detail...here's an article with some more pics

https://www.fuelcurve.com/1978-volvo-262-c/
...
Forum: website & board 09-07-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
welcome to Tbricks!

welcome to Tbricks!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 40,898
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks! :cheers:

Thanks! :cheers:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 40,898
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks! Thanks! Thanks!...

Thanks!



Thanks!



Thanks! Glad to contribute to the community.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,348
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
IMO...the series of small holes around the...

IMO...the series of small holes around the diameter of the base of the Kinugawa valve says that it vents to atmosphere.

The Forge FMDVRMR looks like a beefier version of the stock valve that will...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,348
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
http://www.ardideas.com/TD04HL-Compressor-Bypass-V...

http://www.ardideas.com/TD04HL-Compressor-Bypass-Valve-upgrade_p_2220.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,141
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Something else to consider is to clean and...

Something else to consider is to clean and re-apply thermal paste between the powerstage and the heat sink. Under normal operation the powerstage generates some heat and it's important that it has...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,348
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://www.ipdusa.com/products/10007/121388-compr...

https://www.ipdusa.com/products/10007/121388-compressor-bypass-valve-cbv-block-off-plate

Available elsewhere too.
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