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Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By blkaplan
I have heard that the volvo p1 pump can have some...

I have heard that the volvo p1 pump can have some issues when not hooked up to the CAN. I think it will constantly run at 80% duty cycle if it doesn't get feedback from an ECU and then the pumps...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 481,171
Posted By blkaplan
nice, I'm sure whoever got it will enjoy that...

nice, I'm sure whoever got it will enjoy that car a lot.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 40,685
Posted By blkaplan
--Regards Hubert.

--Regards Hubert.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 40,555
Posted By blkaplan
I know so little about this stuff ATM and have so...

I know so little about this stuff ATM and have so much curiosity. This thread sure is interesting.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 481,171
Posted By blkaplan
Did you get your asking price?

Did you get your asking price?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By blkaplan
What flywheel do you have?

What flywheel do you have?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,662
Posted By blkaplan
I bought a Dave Leach laptop, I was gonna do the...

I bought a Dave Leach laptop, I was gonna do the install and all that myself but I have been just so damn busy now a days, spending a few bucks to have a working solution was a good option for me. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,144
Posted By blkaplan
It seems reasonable to hold OBDII cars to a...

It seems reasonable to hold OBDII cars to a higher standard then whats currently there. The OBDII stuff can easily be hacked and tweaked and something that passes a scan test might be a way worse...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 108,978
Posted By blkaplan
FK is out of stock on the bearings. They are...

FK is out of stock on the bearings. They are making more. Their estimate is another 3-4 weeks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By blkaplan
Heat, propane torch should be enough, is a good...

Heat, propane torch should be enough, is a good way to break the loctite bond. I think 300F will get you there unless you used high temp loctite.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By blkaplan
I dont know if thats the right way to look at it....

I dont know if thats the right way to look at it. The standard stuff works well for what it was initially designed for. MHI did a great job developing wheels for stock cars. Most people commenting...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By blkaplan
Thats a compressor wheel not a turbine wheel. ...

Thats a compressor wheel not a turbine wheel. OP is asking about turbine wheels. Asking Garrett to give you info on an import non-Garret product is not going to be very useful.

Only people...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By blkaplan
I took .045 off my 530 head, no problems.

I took .045 off my 530 head, no problems.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By blkaplan
Its pretty hard to say anything without some type...

Its pretty hard to say anything without some type of empirical data about the different wheels.

11 blade wheel should spool faster then a 9 blade wheel and the 9 blade should have less...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,003
Posted By blkaplan
I had a tko600 behind my redblock. I didn't mind...

I had a tko600 behind my redblock. I didn't mind it, a little buzzy but that's what you get with a 3" aluminum single piece behind a redblock. A dampened slip yoke would have fixed that issue.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 108,978
Posted By blkaplan
We stock 2 different Brembo adapter kits, ...

We stock 2 different Brembo adapter kits,

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240-medium-brake-brembo-kit
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,337
Posted By blkaplan
If I wanted to keep the volvo pattern and brakes...

If I wanted to keep the volvo pattern and brakes this is the approach I would take. It is definitely the most direct route to keeping them.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By blkaplan
Id avoid anything that isn't a coilover for the...

Id avoid anything that isn't a coilover for the alignment benefits alone. Getting some extra caster and a little negative camber does wonders for these cars and its much more difficult with a giant...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,725
Posted By blkaplan
if you are using stock rods. I would stick with...

if you are using stock rods. I would stick with stock bolts. If you go with H beams. Get ARP bolts.

Always replace those bolts.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By blkaplan
It is setup for 2.5" ID springs... We...

It is setup for 2.5" ID springs...

We definitely don't make anything specifically for BC. Not sure about any of the specifics of the setup you have. If that setup works with the stock upper...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By blkaplan
The 2 piece unit (black) has more adjustment...

The 2 piece unit (black) has more adjustment range. You can twist the unit and slide the center bearing. This gives you a ton of options for camber and caster adjustment. Alot of that adjustment...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,108
Posted By blkaplan
Are you putting the correct year bearings on the...

Are you putting the correct year bearings on the hub?

Late spindle,,, early bearings perhaps?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,515
Posted By blkaplan
Can also go with a crush sleeve delete kit if you...

Can also go with a crush sleeve delete kit if you plan to abuse it.

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/1030-1031-crush-sleeve-eliminator
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 116,050
Posted By blkaplan
It works fine until it doesn't. :-P You...

It works fine until it doesn't. :-P

You are at a much higher risk of damaging your AMM with this way. From a practical and theoretical perspective. It will work fine, it just wont be as...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,449
Posted By blkaplan
They were well tested and held up great. Thats...

They were well tested and held up great. Thats not the reason we stopped offering them.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,449
Posted By blkaplan
We used to offer some kick ass 4130 welded...

We used to offer some kick ass 4130 welded control arms that used rod ends.
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0260/2623/products/racearm_1024x1024@2x.jpeg?v=1571438541

For our current work...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,077
Posted By blkaplan
I bought all of Koni's Volvo 240 inventory...

I bought all of Koni's Volvo 240 inventory available, and they had to make more to get me enough inventory to fulfil all the orders we got.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,001
Posted By blkaplan
Better act soon. Theres no telling when someone...

Better act soon. Theres no telling when someone else will grab that inventory. Operators are standing by!!!! :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,633
Posted By blkaplan
If you want to run that drive shaft, id...

If you want to run that drive shaft, id recommend raising your bumpstops. Dont underestimate how badly matched it is for the task at hand.

even at stock ride height you will have problems.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,633
Posted By blkaplan
Id opt for a 3" aluminum single piece. Thats...

Id opt for a 3" aluminum single piece. Thats hard enough to fit in a 240.. 3.5 is going to require tunnel reconstruction if you are gonna be low.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,129
Posted By blkaplan
If you look on google photos on the top right...

If you look on google photos on the top right hand side... there are 3 dots. Click that and go down to where it says "embed item" That will give you a link you can paste here and have it show up.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,039
Posted By blkaplan
Mr. Hubert, If I wanted to convert a 240 to...

Mr. Hubert,

If I wanted to convert a 240 to an electric vehicle and I had a budget of 5k. Whats the best route to get there? What components should I use? Where are they sourced from?

Is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,834
Posted By blkaplan
Are you for real?

Are you for real?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,834
Posted By blkaplan
I don't doubt you had the experience you did. ...

I don't doubt you had the experience you did.

Synthetics and fluids have come a long way since then.

The bottom line is if you have something that's reliable and works then seems like a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 40,555
Posted By blkaplan
The new t8 Volvos have a complete electric rear...

The new t8 Volvos have a complete electric rear axle. Its actually quite marvelous. I believe the motor is around 100 hp with 300 ft/lb of torque. When you have the car in electric only mode,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 40,555
Posted By blkaplan
This style is pretty interesting to me. A mild...

This style is pretty interesting to me. A mild hybrid approach seems like a reasonable option.

I wonder how much all those components cost. Could be a good way to get great MPG in an old brick...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,834
Posted By blkaplan
Theres a huge range in performance and types of...

Theres a huge range in performance and types of synthetic gear oil. I wouldn't discount the entire type of oil based on a limited experience.

Which type of synthetic were you using?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,221
Posted By blkaplan
could be a random alternate application bar...

could be a random alternate application bar stuffed onto a 740.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,816
Posted By blkaplan
I have thought about stronger forks... but then I...

I have thought about stronger forks... but then I think about the cable its attached to. Is that gonna start snapping?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,136
Posted By blkaplan
running bosch 040 in the lemons car.

running bosch 040 in the lemons car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,817
Posted By blkaplan
gold foil all the things

gold foil all the things
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,679
Posted By blkaplan
pretty cool. What software do you use to...

pretty cool.

What software do you use to transfer?

What do you use to compile the bin files ?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,006
Posted By blkaplan
I suppose you could call that the u joint. ...

I suppose you could call that the u joint.

its part that has the sheet metal sleeve you have to remove to pull the dowel pins out of.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,006
Posted By blkaplan
The shifting rod coupler on mine had a lot of...

The shifting rod coupler on mine had a lot of play. Replacing that made a world of difference.
Forum: showroom 05-18-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,474
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/2...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-extended-wheel-studs-wheel-spacers


32mm spacers and extended studs and they bolt on.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,224
Posted By blkaplan
I heard there were reliability problems with the...

I heard there were reliability problems with the radiators from the FWD crowd. Something about end tank connections. I haven't had any first-person experience with this.

Everyone says the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,219
Posted By blkaplan
Where did you hear this? I was considering...

Where did you hear this? I was considering using one of them in our lemons car but if its going to be in some high usage default mode... i might try to find a different option.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,983
Posted By blkaplan
I was referring to wheel / rims to mount tires...

I was referring to wheel / rims to mount tires on, not turbine wheels. ;-)

The people who are putting a serious effort at historic racing the 240 had center locks reproduced.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,983
Posted By blkaplan
Pretty cool that Garrett is even considering...

Pretty cool that Garrett is even considering making a handful of turbos for something like this.

I have seen some of the projects and reproductions that (probably the same group) has been...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,983
Posted By blkaplan
Is mark petch involved?

Is mark petch involved?
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