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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:46 AM
Replies: 136
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Posted By qwkswede
Not too shabby. Let me know if you want my...

Not too shabby.
Let me know if you want my spreadsheet. Or just roll it your own way if you dare. I need to get to the track too. I haven't run my red 16v wagon.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
This sounds like a good way to gently ease people...

This sounds like a good way to gently ease people back into post pandemic racing. And show off what they built over the last year.

Does someone else want to volunteer to do organizing and book...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
Haha. Antilag juice, Indeed. It doesn't have...

Haha. Antilag juice, Indeed. It doesn't have enough traction today on the street tires. But that does help get these cars up on the converter. 1st gear is a fine pedaling exercise once the boost...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
0-60 test runs

Despite a bad case of the boost creeps, I took it out to my secret test location in Mexico for some 0-60 test runs. I've been using this app, or a similar one like it for quite a while with my cars....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
Another thing I was thinking about, maybe I just...

Another thing I was thinking about, maybe I just vent the wastegate pipe to the atmosphere. Though I'm not really interested in making MORE noise. That might help control boost though. I do have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
Hey Chris, This is a different wagon than I...

Hey Chris,
This is a different wagon than I drove to Davis. This one hasn't really been up for a road trip since I have owned it. I just barely got the black widows and hornets cleared out after...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
@Kenny, That picture above the boost target...

@Kenny,
That picture above the boost target was 200, I have that line displayed there too. Actual boost was climbing to 222 at the peak. On longer pulls in 2nd gear, the boost will climb to 235...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
I have played with the timing in the 5500 rpm...

I have played with the timing in the 5500 rpm range somewhat. It does have an effect on the boost creep for sure. I was intentionally pulling a few degrees timing from the shift point rpms to soften...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
Yeah! Do it and tell me how it goes. At 18psi...

Yeah! Do it and tell me how it goes.
At 18psi now, and I'm almost at the limit on the injectors. They are 80 or 100lbs.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2021, 02:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
It's a Ripper. <iframe width="560"...

It's a Ripper.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/NYLyuiNkUzM" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope;...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
I finally got to do some driving and datalogging...

I finally got to do some driving and datalogging last night. The car feels very fast with the new turbo... I'll try to get out and shoot some video clips from inside the car this weekend.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
Turbos turbos turbos

The first turbo I put on the car was a Garrett T3 that I had cobbled together. It had the Dodge Cosworth style turbine housing that bolts right to a 3" downpipe. These wastegates are really nice for...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
It took about 6 months or so to get the 740...

It took about 6 months or so to get the 740 running. There was tons of searching for oddball Volvo 740 16v parts that I didn't expect to need. Throttle cable, throttle body, and distributor come to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
I got the car running and tried to back it out of...

I got the car running and tried to back it out of the garage. That's when I discovered that the ring and pinion was somehow damaged in the 10 years since the car ran. I can only guess that it was...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2021, 01:07 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 59,564
Posted By qwkswede
Awesome! This is a very cool build.

Awesome! This is a very cool build.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,517
Posted By qwkswede
What flavor of GM transmission is that there in...

What flavor of GM transmission is that there in your pictures? Do you have to do any internal improvements to make it live with the 550hp you are about to make?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
More Progress from Winter 2019

I finished up the exhaust with a homebuilt 3" stainless dealio with a Magnaflow muffler. It has a 3" catalytic converter that's not pictured here. The goal is to get through emissions tests without...
Forum: showroom 10-27-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,108
Posted By qwkswede
Any time brotha. You still have my number I...

Any time brotha. You still have my number I assume.
Forum: showroom 10-27-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,108
Posted By qwkswede
I promised myself that I would spend 2 Sundays a...

I promised myself that I would spend 2 Sundays a month working on the old project until it's running... Let's see how long that promise lasts.

I'm a month into my resolution and making some good...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
I started this thread a year ago just after...

I started this thread a year ago just after bringing the car home, and it came together pretty quickly. But, I got busy with other things and forgot all about this thread. Life happens. Pandemics...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
I didn't even realize we failed to set up a 2020...

I didn't even realize we failed to set up a 2020 post. I can start it.

The dragstrip in Denver is open. I personally haven't visited this year. It seems fun, but not really my idea of "safer...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
yep yep. I'll get some more details added. I can...

yep yep. I'll get some more details added. I can only crop pictures and type so fast. But for now I'm going to enjoy this cold boost friendly weather and do a burnout in my Red Wagon.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,146
Posted By qwkswede
Thumbs up Qwkswede's Red 740 Wagon. Part Deux aka Superfridge

I haven't touched a project thread in quite a while, but I am still tinkering with old Volvos. What can I say, some habits die hard. It's about time I start to organize a little memory book for this...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Damn Volbros! I wasn't sure anyone was playing...

Damn Volbros! I wasn't sure anyone was playing Volvos this year. But you guys came out in force to close out the year. I think I have everyone added. If I misssed a timeslip, drop a note and I'll...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
WOWSERS! You guys were busy between christmas...

WOWSERS! You guys were busy between christmas and new years. I'm catching up here. But there are lots of
really interesting exciting timesplips pouring in. Stay tuned... I'll tally the winner!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks Volvo Friends for making this happen...

Thanks Volvo Friends for making this happen again. Just a couple days left to send time slips.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Quick description of the car please and thankyou.

Quick description of the car please and thankyou.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks klr142 I'll fill in the details. It...

Thanks klr142 I'll fill in the details.

It was getting a little hot in here. Good to see some data...

People, just run your car, post your times. It's actually fun! Make lots of passes. Do big...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Linuxman51 Nice work bro. 90 points added for...

Linuxman51
Nice work bro. 90 points added for the East@$#@

Good turnout this year eh?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Added a new submission from Regularisland More...

Added a new submission from Regularisland
More turbo points for the EAST!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Right on. Canada posting up some great times. A...

Right on. Canada posting up some great times. A 12 second redblock Volvo is pretty badass.

Dave_242GT times added to the board.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
I added some more details. Good job Canada!

I added some more details. Good job Canada!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
A couple more came in over the weekend. I'll get...

A couple more came in over the weekend. I'll get them added to the list...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Damn that's a movin. Give deets RogerDEE....

Damn that's a movin. Give deets RogerDEE. Quebec. That's east right?

I entered Turbo Chevy something or other. I can't remember the car details.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Weird. I just attached the jpeg images to the...

Weird. I just attached the jpeg images to the post directly. I usually have better luck doing that than linking to my remote photos.

And I can see them. Must be some permissions setting?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
I do have some 16 second slips from my stock 740...

I do have some 16 second slips from my stock 740 wagon too. I made 5 or 6 passes in Sacramento when I was out there. I'll see if I can find them.

Why doesn't anyone like drag racing any more? Are...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Added Kyles timeslips. Was that last one...

Added Kyles timeslips. Was that last one another for the 244? I thought that was the S60?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Lots of MPH. No ET

Here's the timeslip from my freshly assembled left for dead 740 wagon.

I seem to be competing for the trap speed only award.

Right Lane is me. #107...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
I made some passes with my 16VT car a couple...

I made some passes with my 16VT car a couple weeks ago too. I need to add those timesiips to the spreadsheet. Mine were a bit disappointing but drag racing is drag racing. Always a good time out...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,040
Posted By qwkswede
I have heard they idle pretty good, so I was...

I have heard they idle pretty good, so I was going to go for a bit more than I needed. I was always at the limit with the 1600s on my old race car. So figured I would go bigger this time especially...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,040
Posted By qwkswede
Is Injector Dynamics a reputable source these...

Is Injector Dynamics a reputable source these days? I'll look them up. I haven't bought a set of injectors in quite a while. The selections have changed out there. It used to be that larger...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,040
Posted By qwkswede
2200 cc injectors for E85

There are some common injectors around on ebay and Amazon lately that are high impedence and flow 2200cc/hr. I THINK they are Bosch, but I don't really know much about them. I need an upgrade for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,751
Posted By qwkswede
Plenty of info there. I haven't seen that process...

Plenty of info there. I haven't seen that process before. That light pattern looks really good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,751
Posted By qwkswede
How do you get the projectors into the plastic...

How do you get the projectors into the plastic housings? And doesn't a plastic lens in front of the projector kinda ruin the focus you get from the projector lens?
Forum: events 04-26-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 49,791
Posted By qwkswede
On the way to Davis. Day 1 driving done. This...

On the way to Davis. Day 1 driving done. This photo is from somewhere in Utah. It was a beautiful day for driving.
Forum: events 04-25-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 97,739
Posted By qwkswede
Have fun y'all. I'll miss this one. But I do want...

Have fun y'all. I'll miss this one. But I do want to get out there again someday. Keep those traditions and meats burning.
Forum: events 04-25-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 49,791
Posted By qwkswede
My car is packed and I'm leaving Denver tomorrow...

My car is packed and I'm leaving Denver tomorrow morning early. I'm doing the lazy paced route with some sightseeing stops over the next 2 days.

Is there anything going on Friday night? I should...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
That's a pretty good running non-turbo Volvo....

That's a pretty good running non-turbo Volvo. Good work friend.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Ya. Sure. Run it. Tell me what you did. thanks

Ya. Sure. Run it. Tell me what you did. thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 197,580
Posted By qwkswede
Geeez. So many excuses. Or maybe you are the...

Geeez. So many excuses. Or maybe you are the ultimate sand bagging hustler. That stock 245 probably runs 12s.
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