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Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 79,426
Posted By redblockpowered
Hmm. Definitely interested in those adjustable...

Hmm. Definitely interested in those adjustable control arms, I wonder what kind of adjustability they offer. Probably just min to max Volvo length but who knows. More than that might screw up the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 79,426
Posted By redblockpowered
How much caster did you end up with?

How much caster did you end up with?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By redblockpowered
Definitely go back to stock size injectors and...

Definitely go back to stock size injectors and MAF. Those aren't tuning tools.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By redblockpowered
I don't even think they made 28mm front sway bars...

I don't even think they made 28mm front sway bars for 700/900s like they did for 240s. Does it look way bigger than the rear one?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 347,415
Posted By redblockpowered
Maybe the center bearing support is blowed up?

Maybe the center bearing support is blowed up?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By redblockpowered
Bought M90 from him. Took a bit but got here.

Bought M90 from him. Took a bit but got here.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By redblockpowered
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=34...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=341371

A clue, perhaps?

Any pics? How is it mounted?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,900
Posted By redblockpowered
The 1991 SE sedan is my favorite of the 940s....

The 1991 SE sedan is my favorite of the 940s. Good work so far!
Forum: website & board 05-18-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,105
Posted By redblockpowered
please don't make TB look all early-2010s Web 3.0...

please don't make TB look all early-2010s Web 3.0 nasty like VWVortex looks after their update

i'll scream at my computer
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,118
Posted By redblockpowered
Try telling them minorities are getting...

Try telling them minorities are getting memberships to their country club, or that being in your 740 will lower their property value.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,880
Posted By redblockpowered
I'm excited for the Garrett Heritage Collection™

I'm excited for the Garrett Heritage Collection™
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,006
Posted By redblockpowered
Get as much caster as you can. Not sure how...

Get as much caster as you can. Not sure how unpopular of an opinion this is around here but I like spring rate for ride control and ARBs for roll control. Figure ~2 Hz ride frequencies for a sporty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,545
Posted By redblockpowered
I know KYB will tell you damping rates if you ask.

I know KYB will tell you damping rates if you ask.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,479
Posted By redblockpowered
Sounds like your new cluster is from a sedan.

Sounds like your new cluster is from a sedan.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 111,387
Posted By redblockpowered
Seemed pretty chill to me. The only HPDE people I...

Seemed pretty chill to me. The only HPDE people I saw that really got into it were the instructors in the instructors-only group. All in all I'd strongly recommend it.

For HPDE1 you have to have...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 111,387
Posted By redblockpowered
I was there with NASA, then the autocross the...

I was there with NASA, then the autocross the week after was TCUSA.

I think they're not coming back to LRP until October and even then they're not doing HPDE1 at that event.

Would have gotten...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 111,387
Posted By redblockpowered
Since it's warm here again I'm trying to commit...

Since it's warm here again I'm trying to commit to touching something on the car whenever I have the time. Tuesday's task was to patch up the peeling headliner, courtesy of a can of Krylon fabric...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,801
Posted By redblockpowered
No performance difference at all, should just...

No performance difference at all, should just facilitate higher RPM by virtue of better valve control/lighter valvetrain mass. Unless you're already floating valves...

Camshaft ramp speed is more...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 111,387
Posted By redblockpowered
Went to Lime Rock, got about 20 minutes of (top...

Went to Lime Rock, got about 20 minutes of (top speed limited) track time:

https://i.imgur.com/nNyAAZkl.jpg

It was good to get to test the car's handling at speed, thankfully felt about a...
Forum: showroom 04-21-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 137,688
Posted By redblockpowered
https://youtu.be/jS6SarW07u8 Went last...

https://youtu.be/jS6SarW07u8

Went last weekend. Was wet for the first half of the day and I did well. Ended up some 26th of 47 before it dried up, then fell about 10 spots in the dry. I suspect my...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,442
Posted By redblockpowered
Sad but true. Maybe only one leg depending on...

Sad but true. Maybe only one leg depending on level of modification.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-17-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By redblockpowered
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=239...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=239327

Like this?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,084
Posted By redblockpowered
Yeah that's what I'd put it down to. Doesn't...

Yeah that's what I'd put it down to. Doesn't sound like there's anything wrong with it beyond that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,513
Posted By redblockpowered
Yeah doesn't clear in the front.

Yeah doesn't clear in the front.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,103
Posted By redblockpowered
There were turbo cars with EGR in the US but I...

There were turbo cars with EGR in the US but I haven't come across many of them. Usually 939 or 954 ECU with 149 (I think) EZK.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,067
Posted By redblockpowered
7cm conical housing with a 15g/16t seems to...

7cm conical housing with a 15g/16t seems to provide a pretty meaningful improvement over the 13C. Haven't tried the 6cm myself so can't speak to that.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 33,350
Posted By redblockpowered
That'll do it.

That'll do it.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 33,350
Posted By redblockpowered
I wasn't able to find one on GCP.se but you might...

I wasn't able to find one on GCP.se but you might want to double check my work.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,067
Posted By redblockpowered
Which conical housing do you have, 7cm^2 or 6cm^2?

Which conical housing do you have, 7cm^2 or 6cm^2?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,084
Posted By redblockpowered
Installing larger injectors without tuning the...

Installing larger injectors without tuning the car will often cause fairly significant driveability issues, especially at part throttle.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,103
Posted By redblockpowered
Should be alright as is, then, at least...

Should be alright as is, then, at least electrically speaking. It won't touch the EGR hardware.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,103
Posted By redblockpowered
Which EZK do you have? An EGR EZK will throw a...

Which EZK do you have? An EGR EZK will throw a check engine light if the system is bypassed (unless chipped)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,103
Posted By redblockpowered
Ah, there we go. For what it's worth the ECUs...

Ah, there we go. For what it's worth the ECUs that don't use the cold start injector have it dummied out in the software. If you want to be extra sure you could probably just even leave it unplugged.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,103
Posted By redblockpowered
I think the Garrett setups have this style...

I think the Garrett setups have this style (http://people.physics.anu.edu.au/~amh110/blow_off_valve.htm) CBV, which I think you can get from FCP still? Never touched a car with a T3 so don't quote me...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 111,387
Posted By redblockpowered
Changed the dipstick tube seal, which had...

Changed the dipstick tube seal, which had evidence of allowing a pretty significant amount of leakage. The old one shattered across the garage when I tried to pull it off the tube. Would have been...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,104
Posted By redblockpowered
Can you swap back to a stock style spring?

Can you swap back to a stock style spring?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By redblockpowered
I love my V15 Turbo. Probably the nicest "fun...

I love my V15 Turbo. Probably the nicest "fun daily driver" cam you can get.

Idles pretty stock-like, though.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,104
Posted By redblockpowered
The rear spring rate BC offers is pretty goofy...

The rear spring rate BC offers is pretty goofy and better matched to a front spring that's about twice as stiff. No wonder folks are suffering from bouncy rear suspension.

They're cheap coilovers....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 205,764
Posted By redblockpowered
The oil sheik gold chrome wrap will be revealed...

The oil sheik gold chrome wrap will be revealed in due time.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 111,387
Posted By redblockpowered
Good to know, honestly not surprised given the...

Good to know, honestly not surprised given the state of a lot of aftermarket plastic stuff.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,934
Posted By redblockpowered
U-joints in the steering shaft, perhaps?

U-joints in the steering shaft, perhaps?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By redblockpowered
Steering rack bushings probably don't help either.

Steering rack bushings probably don't help either.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 111,387
Posted By redblockpowered
I've heard of it, but didn't try it. I figure...

I've heard of it, but didn't try it. I figure this one is probably gross beyond cleaning and is due for replacement. It's hard to even see the coolant level.

Looked into a few odds and ends...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,241
Posted By redblockpowered
I like this idea, but it doesn't seem like you...

I like this idea, but it doesn't seem like you save much money and I wouldn't run a piston with valve reliefs for some other unrelated valve configuration. Or do an overbore for non-cleaning it up...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,765
Posted By redblockpowered
Someone should send one of those KL Racing cams...

Someone should send one of those KL Racing cams our way for measurement.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,493
Posted By redblockpowered
Affirmative.

Affirmative.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 459,395
Posted By redblockpowered
Well, dang. Good luck, seems like a good price...

Well, dang. Good luck, seems like a good price for something as sorted as this.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By redblockpowered
Only reason it would have IRS is if it's a '91 SE...

Only reason it would have IRS is if it's a '91 SE sedan.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 143,357
Posted By redblockpowered
Jim says no rates for 740/940. They're kept by...

Jim says no rates for 740/940. They're kept by the applications engineers in Sweden. Now, they do publish wire diameters, along with diameter and length, and maybe they're made from the same material...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 143,357
Posted By redblockpowered
Who did you contact at Lesjofors for spring...

Who did you contact at Lesjofors for spring rates? That's very interesting. I wonder what they're willing to tell me for 740/940 springs.
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