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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,377
Posted By JonnyScorch
All it took to pass was a good run on the...

All it took to pass was a good run on the highway, seafoam(with hardly any smoke), cleaned cap and rotor, and running the efan during the test got me down to 526/700 on the high speed NOx from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,377
Posted By JonnyScorch
failed at high speed, it went for a good romp...

failed at high speed, it went for a good romp before the test but the engine was shut off before the test. it sat for maybe 5mins max, then went in and idled for probably another 5 mins until the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,377
Posted By JonnyScorch
Lowering NOx by a touch

Sooo i failed NOx with a reading of 772 out of an alowable 700 on my 91 244, m47, A cam, gutted air box, fcp cat, exhaust.. efan.. All other readings were great and i did take the dcar for a good rip...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,355
Posted By JonnyScorch
How can i tell if it's a 2way instead of a 3way....

How can i tell if it's a 2way instead of a 3way. I ordered the standard direct fit deal from FCP about 1.5yrs ago.

Oh, no EGR.

+1 on the timing. Aside from seafoam the main things i have done...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,355
Posted By JonnyScorch
Cool, thanks for the tips guys!

Cool, thanks for the tips guys!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,355
Posted By JonnyScorch
I would looove to find one of those.. no luck yet...

I would looove to find one of those.. no luck yet tho.. i want to take a closer look at the seal around the air temp sensor..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,355
Posted By JonnyScorch
Cool thats good to hear.. i read your old thread...

Cool thats good to hear.. i read your old thread about your issues but didn't know how it ended. I'll have to look even closer for leaks.. maybe at one of the gaskets.. Any good ways to test for that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,355
Posted By JonnyScorch
I'll take a thermometer to it, good call! ...

I'll take a thermometer to it, good call!

The plugs are new now, but the old ones looked fine, nice even coating of light brown.

I used water to test for vac leaks but can never test for them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,355
Posted By JonnyScorch
I didn't drive it to the test.. in a different...

I didn't drive it to the test.. in a different city, but it was given a decent romp before testing.

A cat would be the easiest solution but why would it fail with a new cat...

Here are the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,355
Posted By JonnyScorch
Emissions Fail - High NOx - Regina

Hi everyone!

I'm having some emissions issues with a 93 944 NA, with the rex/Regina ignition, 130k kms.

The first test it passed idle, but under load it failed with 3 times the limit of NOx....
Forum: website & board 02-21-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 34,182
Posted By JonnyScorch
guh wtf

I just got one...

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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,440
Posted By JonnyScorch
That's part of my concern.. The box is green and...

That's part of my concern.. The box is green and says DELUXE advanced ceramic technology.. might have some in it, but i think it's an entirely different product.. Maybe they've dropped the real...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,440
Posted By JonnyScorch
no more metal master?

I just got the latest order from FCP with all the goodies to sort out my brakes. I ordered brembo rotors and metal master pads, but ended up getting PBR deluxe front pads and Axxis XBG for the rear. ...
Forum: showroom 02-24-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 376,476
Posted By JonnyScorch
why'd you scrap the old one?

why'd you scrap the old one?
Forum: showroom 02-22-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,076
Posted By JonnyScorch
Another 780!? Whats the plan for this one...

Another 780!? Whats the plan for this one Patrick? A summer 780? I hope nothing happened to the black one!
Forum: showroom 01-25-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,029
Posted By JonnyScorch
Looks good man, i couldn't find one of the wheels...

Looks good man, i couldn't find one of the wheels to get the tape off, but heat and rubbing alcohol did the trick.. took a while though. Try to heat up and peel the tape off clean as much as possible.
Forum: showroom 01-13-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,643
Posted By JonnyScorch
Lookin' better then ever! Way to go man!

Lookin' better then ever! Way to go man!
Forum: showroom 01-12-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,953
Posted By JonnyScorch
That's pretty awesome!! I'd definitely like to...

That's pretty awesome!! I'd definitely like to hear more.. but i can't see that working too well in colder climates or short trips.. But it sure would make road trips or long commutes more cost...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 45,398
Posted By JonnyScorch
How did i miss this thread... :s Good stuff guys!...

How did i miss this thread... :s Good stuff guys! I also like your use of the older style header pipe. I did something similar with my exhaust only i used a stock cat, and simply extended and rotated...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2009, 01:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 36,470
Posted By JonnyScorch
I'd be very interested to see how that compares...

I'd be very interested to see how that compares to the selection above!!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,908
Posted By JonnyScorch
Hey! It seems you're moving right along with it!...

Hey! It seems you're moving right along with it! What 242 did you get? didn't happen to be a red dl would it? I remember missing out on one for sale in late Oct. or Nov. iirc..

Can't wait to see...
Forum: showroom 12-23-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,717
Posted By JonnyScorch
Just in time for the holidays!! Definitely one of...

Just in time for the holidays!! Definitely one of the best sources for inspirational Volvo pictures ever!!
Thanks!!
Forum: showroom 12-23-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,963
Posted By JonnyScorch
I should spend more time on tb's! I just saw this...

I should spend more time on tb's! I just saw this thread now... Being in Burlington you should come up to the Canadian meets in Ottawa and Montreal!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,450
Posted By JonnyScorch
Most definitely! These are summer tires, so it...

Most definitely! These are summer tires, so it should be all good. I am concerned about the look a little, but if it really bugs me i'll just take off a few coils.

Crazy.. now we know where ya...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,450
Posted By JonnyScorch
WOW an all Canadian thread! Thanks for the input...

WOW an all Canadian thread! Thanks for the input guys! I might just go for it, as 205/55's are 140, while the 205/50's are on clearance for 49... I had 205/55 on the hydras on the 244 and they were...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,450
Posted By JonnyScorch
205/50/16 on Hydras

Is anyone running 205/50/16's on their hydras, and maybe even on a 240? I found a killer deal on some but before i buy em i figured i'd see what people say.

I can see them being a little crisper...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,827
Posted By JonnyScorch
What i've done/should have done with my exhaust...

What i've done/should have done with my exhaust consists of this:
-FCP turbo exhaust stuff had to get a pipe from the under axle bit to connect to the cat
-Discover Cat is melted :S get an fcp one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By JonnyScorch
Well i am a paranoid noob... :( I swapped the ECT...

Well i am a paranoid noob... :( I swapped the ECT and FPR and there was still gas coming out around back there.. well, it wasn't from the resonator.. but it sure as hell looked like it! Upon closer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By JonnyScorch
i had that problem on our 91 244.. after poking...

i had that problem on our 91 244.. after poking around with a stethoscope i figured it was the alternator.. it was fine when warm so i sorta forgot about it as it only happened in the winter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By JonnyScorch
Yeah gas and water.. but definitely enough gas in...

Yeah gas and water.. but definitely enough gas in it to give my hand that evaporative cooling feeling.. and well STINK... I didn't think it could get there either hence my concern and the thread...
Forum: showroom 07-24-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,409
Posted By JonnyScorch
Looking good man, interesting choice on the...

Looking good man, interesting choice on the white! I was gonna say my tremclad experiments have shown that their black is only black in the shade... in direct light it has a brown look to it.. it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By JonnyScorch
no ideas guys?

no ideas guys?
Forum: showroom 07-21-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,520
Posted By JonnyScorch
Way to go man! i was wondering what you'd choose!...

Way to go man! i was wondering what you'd choose! Let me know how it works out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By JonnyScorch
Thumbs down 93 945ti so rich it...

...sprays gas out the resonator seams/connections... this is seriously messed up... I can't imagine a car could pump that much fuel, let alone RUN while doing so...

This started with a routine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,606
Posted By JonnyScorch
Early 960(92) wheels don't swap onto 940's(93)....

Early 960(92) wheels don't swap onto 940's(93). Might be something to do with the tilt steering...
Forum: events 06-11-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,046
Posted By JonnyScorch
Hi, I've been talking to the Quebec people about...

Hi, I've been talking to the Quebec people about the meet, and i'm trying to talk a guy from Kingston into going. I was wondering if there are any more specific directions? I figure i'll be in a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,688
Posted By JonnyScorch
neat stuff.. pretty amazing how much movement...

neat stuff.. pretty amazing how much movement there is where i would think there should be none!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,459
Posted By JonnyScorch
I hope the car works out for ya! Maybe you should...

I hope the car works out for ya! Maybe you should try to find a 940 SE for a parts car.. IF you go for the four... Keep me posted!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,705
Posted By JonnyScorch
Best $400 i've seen spent on a car.. looks pretty...

Best $400 i've seen spent on a car.. looks pretty rust free as well! Perfect start to a 142 project..
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,933
Posted By JonnyScorch
Good to hear guys! I've always sorta figured...

Good to hear guys! I've always sorta figured A=auto K=manual, but glad to hear some first hand experience! Guess my turbo/auto will get the V afterall! N/A manual gets the K.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,251
Posted By JonnyScorch
Way to go man! i can't wait to hear that thing...

Way to go man! i can't wait to hear that thing going through the gears!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,459
Posted By JonnyScorch
Hell, my 92 960 looked like a really well...

Hell, my 92 960 looked like a really well maintained wagon before it got crunched.. all new suspension, including the nivo's, and the black leather was pristine! Oh and the junk early I6.. 318k kms,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,933
Posted By JonnyScorch
Cool! Let us, and ME know how that goes.. mostly...

Cool! Let us, and ME know how that goes.. mostly from the K to A.. I have an A, V, and VX poking around that i need to decide on.

I know one guy that went from a B (that was alright) to a K and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,459
Posted By JonnyScorch
I can't speak for the new body 960's but the 92...

I can't speak for the new body 960's but the 92 965 that i parted seemed to be very similar. The trans cross-member was an aluminum job, the engine mounts looked more upright, not sure about the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,415
Posted By JonnyScorch
Nice! After letting it soak in Pblaster for a...

Nice! After letting it soak in Pblaster for a week it loosened up enough for me to hammer it off with a punch. YAY! I'll probably still try and make a tool for re-installation or if i need to mess...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,415
Posted By JonnyScorch
Cool, thanks for the tips! I'm hoping my mechanic...

Cool, thanks for the tips! I'm hoping my mechanic has the proper metric hose. I definitely don't wanna cheap out on it. Do you have any pics of the tool you made? i have a few ideas but a few more...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,415
Posted By JonnyScorch
Thanks! This is what i was hoping to hear. With...

Thanks! This is what i was hoping to hear. With the DD, especially, i'd rather do a job properly the first time instead of making more work for me to do later. For instance i'm going ot be changing...
Forum: showroom 01-16-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,531
Posted By JonnyScorch
Wow, Congrats!! That thing is beautiful......

Wow, Congrats!! That thing is beautiful... especially those frame off shots.. Musta been a great experience being a feature like that.. Keep us posted on the future cars you do!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,415
Posted By JonnyScorch
So exactly which pump is the one in the "kit"? It...

So exactly which pump is the one in the "kit"? It sort of looks like a 740/940 variety, which i actually have laying around, but i'm not certain.
Forum: showroom 01-16-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,707
Posted By JonnyScorch
Nice, i scored a V cam for cheap because it was...

Nice, i scored a V cam for cheap because it was labeled OMC.. hell i only found it cause i looked at some twin carbs and noticed the cam in his list of other items.
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