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Forum: showroom Yesterday, 08:53 PM
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Posted By white855T
Yep na 89s are on 2.4. I had a real nice silver...

Yep na 89s are on 2.4. I had a real nice silver 89 744 that I sold. I regret selling it.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By white855T
The XC70s will have a 13t turbo which could later...

The XC70s will have a 13t turbo which could later be upgraded to a 16t or larger. I think it would be better idea to find a 16t. You would need fabricate a new down pipe if you go that route.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By white855T
I have a conical housing with holes already...

I have a conical housing with holes already drilled out if you want an easy solution.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By white855T
Did the steering loosen up? When my strut mount...

Did the steering loosen up? When my strut mount bearings were bad, they would bind up frequently.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By white855T
Very nice interior but too plain looking on the...

Very nice interior but too plain looking on the outside. I would of chosen a different exterior color.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By white855T
Since you're in the UK, you have many options...

Since you're in the UK, you have many options available. If the turbo does need to be replaced, you can just buy a rebuilt center cartridge like this:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By white855T
I'm sure that will be fine for a while.

I'm sure that will be fine for a while.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By white855T
You can run the aw70 tranmission for a while but...

You can run the aw70 tranmission for a while but it will eventually break. If you are serious about having something reliable, source an aw71 transmission from any turbo car. On top of the main fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By white855T
There's a number of vendors on ebay. Here is a...

There's a number of vendors on ebay. Here is a link to one: https://www.ebay.com/itm/75-93-VOLVO-240-4DR-2WD-CARPET/320840521433?hash=item4ab395d6d9:g:n8wAAOSwaC9aT-vw
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,391
Posted By white855T
Depending on the mileage of trans, it probably be...

Depending on the mileage of trans, it probably be a good idea to do tail shaft seal/bushing as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By white855T
Sounds like the bearings in the strut mounts are...

Sounds like the bearings in the strut mounts are worn/dry. You could go oem but who knows how long those will last. The Bne mounts seems like the best bet these days( I haven't tried them yet)....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,391
Posted By white855T
At the very least, I would do the rear main seal...

At the very least, I would do the rear main seal so you avoid future headaches before swapping back into car.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By white855T
At the end of day, it's your car. Do whatever...

At the end of day, it's your car. Do whatever makes you happy. If you're doing it to be unique, no ones going to care.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By white855T
Find the best condition car that you can. Rust...

Find the best condition car that you can. Rust free and good paint or you'll end up regretting it. Interiors and mechanicals can always be fixed relatively easy.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By white855T
Someone's done a tdi swap....

Someone's done a tdi swap. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=331779
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,391
Posted By white855T
Here is a parts car in your area....

Here is a parts car in your area. https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/95-volvo-940-turbo-wagon/6628344696.html

Someone parting out a 940 turbo....
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,391
Posted By white855T
Depends on what kind of swap. If you do a bare...

Depends on what kind of swap. If you do a bare bones b230ft with aw71 trans, it can be kept under 1k. Since the car is Regina, it will more than likely need a stand alone ecu(this is another added...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By white855T
Ideal for molestation but I would hope you would...

Ideal for molestation but I would hope you would do it the right way and not some half assed +t.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By white855T
If its really had all that work done, then its...

If its really had all that work done, then its probably worth it. It would save you a bunch of time/headaches to get it to that level which not many people can accomplish.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,391
Posted By white855T
It would not take any more work than doing a...

It would not take any more work than doing a volvo 5/6 or gm v8. I'd avoid doing Volvo 5/6 unless you plan to build the engine and if you've got the coin to do that, you might as well go v8.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By white855T
The turbo needs a rebuild or you can find a good...

The turbo needs a rebuild or you can find a good used replacement. You can drive the car like that until you have the funds available. I would go ahead and replace the pcv breather box(only buy...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,391
Posted By white855T
2jz fits with the stock na intake.

2jz fits with the stock na intake.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,697
Posted By white855T
Very few people actually use the eBay header as...

Very few people actually use the eBay header as it was designed(bottom mount). :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,012
Posted By white855T
Those Densos always go bad for some reason. I...

Those Densos always go bad for some reason. I stick with the Bosch 100 amp alternators now and haven't looked back.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By white855T
Highly recommend the Simons exhaust system. You...

Highly recommend the Simons exhaust system. You will be very pleased with fitment.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By white855T
Supposedly the 22t is good for 450 bhp with...

Supposedly the 22t is good for 450 bhp with supporting mods but I've never looked into that much. I suppose the easiest/cheapest option is to rebuild the k24. Swapping to a different turbo will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By white855T
Quick Google search yielded this......

Quick Google search yielded this... https://www.google.com/amp/s/blog.fcpeuro.com/how-to-replace-strut-mounts-bearings-and-boots-on-a-volvo-940%3fhs_amp=true
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By white855T
The clips slide on the pins which are in the...

The clips slide on the pins which are in the window frame. The trim pieces slide on to clips. If there are any 7/9s in the local yards, check one out to familiarize with how everything goes before...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,907
Posted By white855T
It will have aw71L, the aw72L was only on na 16v...

It will have aw71L, the aw72L was only on na 16v cars.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,907
Posted By white855T
Its definitely a squirter...

Its definitely a squirter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By white855T
The trim pieces are held by clips which are...

The trim pieces are held by clips which are mounted the edge of windshield frame. The trim pieces slide on the clips.

https://www.ipdusa.com/uploads/images_products_slideshow/fullsize_28019.jpg
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By white855T
Recently dealt with the same issue. The strut...

Recently dealt with the same issue. The strut mount bearings were binding. Once I replaced the bearings, the issue has now gone away. The strut mount could also be bad as well. The rubber will...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By white855T
All the intercoolers come from the same place....

All the intercoolers come from the same place. The retail shops do have to mark them up. Go with the KL racing one as it drops in and less expensive.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By white855T
285 at the crank but less at the wheels. You will...

285 at the crank but less at the wheels. You will want more... :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,461
Posted By white855T
To be honest, many years ago I felt the same when...

To be honest, many years ago I felt the same when going to a 16t. It was when I raised the boost from 10 psi to 15 psi is when I actually felt the difference. 18 psi is probably the max you would go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By white855T
Don't you love body work? :lol:

Don't you love body work? :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,386
Posted By white855T
I'd be super pissed if the hood got damaged but...

I'd be super pissed if the hood got damaged but it doesn't look too bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By white855T
KL racing carries them.

KL racing carries them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By white855T
Drill/smash the ignition cylinder. This can be...

Drill/smash the ignition cylinder. This can be easily replaced later on. I did this a 740 recently. Once I found a replacement cylinder with keys, I installed it.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By white855T
If it is a v50, it does not have a 16t. Its a...

If it is a v50, it does not have a 16t. Its a Borg Warner k04 turbo made specific for Volvo and the turbine housing is cast into manifold. So basically useless on a red block.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By white855T
As long as you can purchase a honeycomb mesh that...

As long as you can purchase a honeycomb mesh that can be cut to down to fit the grille frame, I don't see why you couldn't do it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,061
Posted By white855T
According the Skandix website, OE headlights are...

According the Skandix website, OE headlights are still available.
Forum: website & board 06-01-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,147
Posted By white855T
You don't find the Volvo, the Volvo finds you.

You don't find the Volvo, the Volvo finds you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,580
Posted By white855T
It's quite possible they will have a part number...

It's quite possible they will have a part number which you can cross reference with online volvo parts dealers. Or post a picture of grille.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 892
Posted By white855T
All 740Ts had a 3.73 rears. 10 psi gets boring...

All 740Ts had a 3.73 rears. 10 psi gets boring quick. Boost is an addiction, the op will want more. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 892
Posted By white855T
It really doesn't start to get fun until your...

It really doesn't start to get fun until your hitting at least 15 psi. With a bigger turbo and some tuning, then the grinning will commence...
Forum: article composition 05-30-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 21,371
Posted By white855T
Regina was used as early as 89 and went up to 94...

Regina was used as early as 89 and went up to 94 on 940s. I've never seen a 95 regina but I bet there were some.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,051
Posted By white855T
Email them. They respond within 24 hours and they...

Email them. They respond within 24 hours and they have people that speak english.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,051
Posted By white855T
320 shipped is the total cost to the U.S.. It's...

320 shipped is the total cost to the U.S.. It's 204 euros plus 70 euros for shipping. Convert that over to usd and you get $320.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,051
Posted By white855T
Do88 is over priced in my opinion.

Do88 is over priced in my opinion.
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