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Forum: showroom 05-31-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 1,482,371
Posted By GTJordan
If you can't find a shop there, I know one out...

If you can't find a shop there, I know one out here.

Jordan
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,589
Posted By GTJordan
I'm glad Josh started selling them. I got some...

I'm glad Josh started selling them. I got some through him.

Not going to lie about shipping. I have quicker and equal cost shipping from Sweden than I do the states lately. Im not sure why, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,589
Posted By GTJordan
This. I've seen enough posts like this over the...

This. I've seen enough posts like this over the years that I've been hesitant to order from him. I know that everyone gets their stuff in the end, but the lack of communication and long delivery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,038
Posted By GTJordan
So just for extra info. I pulled this up in...

So just for extra info. I pulled this up in ProDemand today and it said 4.8hrs all in.

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,980
Posted By GTJordan
You can do the test by holding the throttle pedal...

You can do the test by holding the throttle pedal down. I do it all the time. But they're right, the test can still be done with the throttle closed it just takes a couple cranks longer to get the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,416
Posted By GTJordan
I *believe* the CX racing stuff was the old KL...

I *believe* the CX racing stuff was the old KL racing (edit- proturbo stuff? I have one from a group buy sitting on a car in a field, I'll try and get the energy to go look) stuff from 15 years ago. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,416
Posted By GTJordan
I've been told, by a reliable source, that when...

I've been told, by a reliable source, that when you have something built in China and they know the application, you should always have some part of it "wrong". When they inevitably sell it on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,932
Posted By GTJordan
Sorry I didn't see this. I could have told you it...

Sorry I didn't see this. I could have told you it wasn't possible. Not enough Room on a P2. Removing the PS pump and alternator is pretty easy thankfully.

Glad you got 'er did

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,429
Posted By GTJordan
No. You're talking to someone who still gets...

No.

You're talking to someone who still gets these covered under Good will. They can and will get covered if things are done properly.

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,429
Posted By GTJordan
I would stop with the 10K interval at that...

I would stop with the 10K interval at that mileage. Are you running synthetic 5-30?

If the oil consumption continues, remove the spark plugs and keep them in order. See if they get darker as they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,278
Posted By GTJordan
It isn't China. China is pretty much just a...

It isn't China. China is pretty much just a blank cheque company. These changes are coming from Sweden. Blaming everything on China is just spreading some lore. Sweden has WAY more control now than...
Forum: showroom 12-22-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,428
Posted By GTJordan
Pretty cool. I have touched three in person. One...

Pretty cool. I have touched three in person. One at the museum in Sweden, one in Rockleigh NJ, and another at a private Volvo museum in Loosedrecht Netherlands. All are cool.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,831
Posted By GTJordan
Talking/working out a deal with John would save...

Talking/working out a deal with John would save you so much time and money over the long run. I would really consider going that route if I were you. And considering you guys are so close together,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 776,736
Posted By GTJordan
Oh no.

Oh no.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,625
Posted By GTJordan
The old IPD torque rods had a habit of coming...

The old IPD torque rods had a habit of coming loose. Did they ever fix that issue? Probably not. I'd skip their torque rods.

Jordan
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 419,150
Posted By GTJordan
Dang is that an original Volvo Vida/Vadis tough...

Dang is that an original Volvo Vida/Vadis tough book? Or is it just a random tough book?

Nice progress so far!

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By GTJordan
They are different shapes and sizes, but the...

They are different shapes and sizes, but the threads are the same. We have a pile of them at work and just grab them when needed. I'd grab one for you, but I haven't been to work in 4 months.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,384
Posted By GTJordan
Has the ears, so should be 1031. Dunno the...

Has the ears, so should be 1031.

Dunno the springs
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 68,815
Posted By GTJordan
Awesome. This swap is probably the only...

Awesome. This swap is probably the only non-Volvo swap I'll get excited for. Very cool.

Jordan
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 54,108
Posted By GTJordan
Did they pass it?

Did they pass it?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,733
Posted By GTJordan
Yes it is. The high pressure pump runs on the...

Yes it is. The high pressure pump runs on the back of the engine. It is fed low pressure. That is all.

Jordan
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,733
Posted By GTJordan
I would be into a the Spa 4 Cyl swap (VEA/VEP). ...

I would be into a the Spa 4 Cyl swap (VEA/VEP). That would be interesting. Traditional mounting, the engine is TINY, just feed the mechanical high pressure fuel pump and you're good. A nice tune...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,733
Posted By GTJordan
I don't think you'll get it front mounted. ...

I don't think you'll get it front mounted.

There is no front crank pulley to start. Even if you pull the front plug out, it is an empty barren wasteland of nothing.

Do they actually have the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,691
Posted By GTJordan
Get turbo engine. Buy Microsquirt ...

Get turbo engine.

Buy Microsquirt

Done.

It is the easiest swap into an older car. Easier than swapping in all the FI stuff from a later car. Far fewer wiring. Would need a tune though.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 137,741
Posted By GTJordan
Without reading, I thought- God wood door panels...

Without reading, I thought- God wood door panels are going to look like ass. And I was right.

But then I kept going and saw the final product! Those turned out really good! I like them
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,887
Posted By GTJordan
So for sure someone can buy some MK18's and they...

So for sure someone can buy some MK18's and they will fit without spacers on a car with R brakes. 240 specifically?

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,963
Posted By GTJordan
FCP?

FCP?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,864
Posted By GTJordan
Incorrect. The 99-~03 used an ETM (Electronic...

Incorrect. The 99-~03 used an ETM (Electronic throttle body) which does require software. Xemodex can program the ETM with your VIN. I have successfully swapped ETMs between cars sometimes....
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 63,534
Posted By GTJordan
Looks good! What are the wheels?

Looks good! What are the wheels?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,555
Posted By GTJordan
Sport suspension (here) you could get on...

Sport suspension (here) you could get on anything, but really only came on the R designs. I believe it won't change anything with the control arm.

Typically the rear bushing goes out on the P1...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,746
Posted By GTJordan
What are you using to control it? I saw MaxxECU...

What are you using to control it? I saw MaxxECU can control one.

Jordan
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 681,551
Posted By GTJordan
:-( Hoping your place survives. Jordan

:-( Hoping your place survives.

Jordan
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 28,861
Posted By GTJordan
I'm interested in COP options for my 16V also....

I'm interested in COP options for my 16V also. Prefer they had their own logic.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,004
Posted By GTJordan
If you do decide to go EFI at some point, I...

If you do decide to go EFI at some point, I probably have everything you need minus a pump

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,680
Posted By GTJordan
You should write this all up in the article...

You should write this all up in the article composition section.

Jordan
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,395
Posted By GTJordan
Ordering is excellent. Like stated above, I had a...

Ordering is excellent. Like stated above, I had a set of Cams from them to me in northern Canada in a week.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,143
Posted By GTJordan
bold

Bold
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,143
Posted By GTJordan
The V8 is great. But, it is insane to say they're...

The V8 is great. But, it is insane to say they're reliable. They also get terrible mileage. My 5 Cylinder XC90 got 2L/100km better than the V8 (10.5L/100km vs 12.9L/100km).

Our fleet of P2 XC70's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,143
Posted By GTJordan
When the Si6 came out I really hated them....

When the Si6 came out I really hated them. Thought for sure they would be problem plagued. They did have problems, but most of them have been fixed by now.

I would take whatever I could get with...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,301
Posted By GTJordan
Isn't "Mr. Brown, Boosted on a budget" on air? ...

Isn't "Mr. Brown, Boosted on a budget" on air?

Think he is. Try searching for this project thread.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,376
Posted By GTJordan
What did you do for the VSS signal on the front?...

What did you do for the VSS signal on the front? Are you running ABS strut housings?

Welcome to the 242 world.

Jordan
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 726,706
Posted By GTJordan
Have you tried vacuuming the system then letting...

Have you tried vacuuming the system then letting the vacuum pull the coolant into the system? This is how we have to fill modern Volvo engines as there are so many places for an air pocket to form...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,237
Posted By GTJordan
Gaz from Yoshi?

Gaz from Yoshi?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,869
Posted By GTJordan
I haven't looked at their kits, but, are they the...

I haven't looked at their kits, but, are they the same thing that Volvo has? The Volvo kit has metal reinforcement pieces.

Jordan
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,563
Posted By GTJordan
The SloVo team based here runs an accusump due to...

The SloVo team based here runs an accusump due to this issue.

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,008
Posted By GTJordan
There are two different "pink stuff" available...

There are two different "pink stuff" available from Volvo. One is an anerobic sealant that is applied in a very thin roller application (typically used for say, cam cover reseals). The second stuff...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
S/V/C: 05 v70 AC
Views: 3,947
Posted By GTJordan
Legally, in Canada, you can't just evac and...

Legally, in Canada, you can't just evac and recharge a system. You have to fault trace for a leak. If it is low, there is a leak technically. That has to be fixed prior to the charge.

Now the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 469,569
Posted By GTJordan
I think I have a 3.35 input shaft from a V8 that...

I think I have a 3.35 input shaft from a V8 that you could have. I'm swapping a 2.95. Just don't know when...

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,970
Posted By GTJordan
Sorry I'm still not back at work. I don't know...

Sorry I'm still not back at work. I don't know that I will be in the near future. I tried to find an online wiring diagram, but I can't find one.

Sorry,

jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,008
Posted By GTJordan
Your list is pretty good. Since you're doing the...

Your list is pretty good. Since you're doing the front cover and all these other common leak places, I would reseal the upper oil pan while you're in there (also a common leak point, and a pain in...
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