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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Swedbrick
The ostrich can be had here, they also make...

The ostrich can be had here, they also make decent eeprom burners for when you finish the tune. It basically behaves like the chip until you've figured out wat you want to alter in it, after which...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By Swedbrick
Get an ostrich and take a look at the lh2.4...

Get an ostrich and take a look at the lh2.4 tuning thread on here. The system has mostly been figured out and can be tuned via tunerpro in combination with an emulator.

That said 300-400 on lh2.4...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,585
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet build! The axle adjustment will only work...

Sweet build! The axle adjustment will only work with 2 adjusters however, otherwise you'll just be tensioning your rear suspension upwards into the bushings as the upper arm still restricts the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 104,425
Posted By Swedbrick
It took a while but I finally got around to...

It took a while but I finally got around to fixing my brake lines and installing the rear dust shields, and took up a trip to the 50th anniversary of the Dutch Volvo association. Left to right, my...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,215
Posted By Swedbrick
I put it there to make sure it wouldn't flex as...

I put it there to make sure it wouldn't flex as much with the turbo stock cat still being there as well, which increased the weight being supported. A tie in to the bell housing would be good to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Swedbrick
A sharp smell makes me think of coolant, did you...

A sharp smell makes me think of coolant, did you up the boost with the 15g? Possibly your headgasket is on its way out, should smell like anti-freeze if it is making its way towards the tip.
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Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By Swedbrick
Sam is actually the one maintaining Randy's car,...

Sam is actually the one maintaining Randy's car, he is here on the board as roadracer4life, so maybe he can provide some insight. The monthly online meets are also a good place to ask some questions;)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By Swedbrick
The 960 braces are part numbers 9178665, 9178666....

The 960 braces are part numbers 9178665, 9178666. A strut brace will also do wonders.

Adding caster and camber can also be done by lengthening the lower strut rod, I'm at 400mm now, for 7 deg of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,556
Posted By Swedbrick
Those I'd recommend to fix, a lot of junk...

Those I'd recommend to fix, a lot of junk collected on the back of mine when I had them off, so I put them back on. There should also be grease to keep stuff out, but on gravel/muddy roads it might...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,215
Posted By Swedbrick
Not sure on the stock diameter, at least for my...

Not sure on the stock diameter, at least for my car I know it was bigger as I had to create some space in the flange with a burr. Stock might be around 38mm maybe? This is what my first attempt...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2021, 03:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,215
Posted By Swedbrick
I used pre bent sections from Simons exhaust,...

I used pre bent sections from Simons exhaust, 41mm id so 1.75inch tubing from the flange with a bit more length on the 2 tubes before the merge, straight to a turbo 2.5inch downpipe end I cut off....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,361
Posted By Swedbrick
Good to know, I saw several threads on fakes, but...

Good to know, I saw several threads on fakes, but like you said never proof. They torqued down nicely for me so I decided to trust that they were real. I didn't get the ARP grease with them though...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 404,103
Posted By Swedbrick
The multi-x wheels that came on the bertone might...

The multi-x wheels that came on the bertone might also be a good option, they are 15x7j, so they should allow for the r15/205 or r15/215 the honda guys run on track, they are also relatively light at...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By Swedbrick
Should be fine, both lh2.4 and lh3.1 are mass air...

Should be fine, both lh2.4 and lh3.1 are mass air flow based, and somewhat rich in boost, so it will compensate, and even if it won't it will not be enough of a gain to result in problems.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 404,103
Posted By Swedbrick
What brake fluid are you currently running?...

What brake fluid are you currently running? Dot5.1 also helps a lot for keeping the brakes together and is a cheap upgrade. Nankang NS-2R's are also pretty reasonable on the street, and amazing on...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 151,742
Posted By Swedbrick
Shiny! When will we get the celebratory exhaust...

Shiny! When will we get the celebratory exhaust note video?:p
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,425
Posted By Swedbrick
Diesel/850R driveplate and stock pressure plate...

Diesel/850R driveplate and stock pressure plate should do those numbers with ease and serve as a fuse to not nuke your m47.

If you move to a sintered driveplate or a uprated pressure plate you...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,361
Posted By Swedbrick
The real ARP's fit, most H-beams are produced in...

The real ARP's fit, most H-beams are produced in the same place, difference is in post production finish and checking. I used a 11mm 12-point socket to install the bolts, probably a non-metric size...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,361
Posted By Swedbrick
The Maxspeeding Rod ARP's are known fakes iirc....

The Maxspeeding Rod ARP's are known fakes iirc. I'm running them in my engine, but that only aims for around 300. Hasn't exploded yet haha

The stock head gasket is great, so that should do nicely....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,361
Posted By Swedbrick
Stock pistons have been proven to higher numbers,...

Stock pistons have been proven to higher numbers, just stay away from knock and increased piston speed. Forged buys you safety margin in the case of that. It's all in the tune and fuel, with race...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 95,744
Posted By Swedbrick
I'll take it for my wallpaper collection:bouncy:,...

I'll take it for my wallpaper collection:bouncy:, love this car! Good luck on track:)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 64,649
Posted By Swedbrick
Gotta love a stubborn stud, the last one I tried...

Gotta love a stubborn stud, the last one I tried to take out almost broke my toe when the housing decided to yeet itself from the vice. Luckily it hit me on the crooked one, that one is already...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,392
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet wheels! Are those the old jr3's? As...

Sweet wheels! Are those the old jr3's?

As for a sunroof delete, most of the metal is pretty thick so welding it should manageable, the curve would probably be the hard bit. Cutting it from a scrap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By Swedbrick
I went for the Landrover Defender ones, slightly...

I went for the Landrover Defender ones, slightly stiffer but still way better than PU. There are versions with 2 and 3 ribs, I used the 2 rib one.

As for the non-oem replacements, most FEBI...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 104,425
Posted By Swedbrick
Last week I got the opportunity to visit the...

Last week I got the opportunity to visit the motherland, where wild fields of tuned 740's appear, and parts are still abundant:) I also visited KGtrimning, to discover they are a pretty small shop...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 56,917
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet that's looking healthy! I recently...

Sweet that's looking healthy!

I recently sent a subframe and torque rods for the 740 to Johan from Bad Decision works, so he could probably get you a set of reinforced ones;)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,692
Posted By Swedbrick
Cool, didn't realize it was back up, it was gone...

Cool, didn't realize it was back up, it was gone for a while if I recall correctly:)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,692
Posted By Swedbrick
I tried it in the port, it was mostly a lot of...

I tried it in the port, it was mostly a lot of work, no idea if it worked. In the V8 racing scene it's more common to grind ridges in the back of the valve, it's easier to do with a Dremel and a...
Forum: events 08-09-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 181,798
Posted By Swedbrick
Driving a DAF 400 all day killed me, hope to make...

Driving a DAF 400 all day killed me, hope to make the next one!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,692
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes basically, I looked up a lot of pictures of...

Yes basically, I looked up a lot of pictures of various 2 valve combustion chambers, thought of how the spark would propegate from the plug, and changed the chamber up from there (very little, only...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,692
Posted By Swedbrick
The flattops deliver 10.3 compression, you'd want...

The flattops deliver 10.3 compression, you'd want around 9.0. The chambers come in at 53cc for a 530 iirc, so I'd guess you could port 10cc away.

I'd mostly focus on deshrouding the valves and...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-02-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 2,145,683
Posted By Swedbrick
Thumbs down Unfortunately no air fuel on this run, I still...

Unfortunately no air fuel on this run, I still had not replaced the S shaped exhaust tip, so we couldn't get the lambda installed. The engine is now going to be living on in a local rally 142, so...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,843
Posted By Swedbrick
On my txr qsrc's I played around a bit and 50%...

On my txr qsrc's I played around a bit and 50% Ackerman seemed to increase cornering grip a bit with r15/60, pushing beyond that just resulted in more understeer. When I switched to r17/45 I switched...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 104,425
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes it's wonderfully smooth, I've never stacked...

Yes it's wonderfully smooth, I've never stacked so many miles on the car in such a short period, for now I'm just going to enjoy it for a bit. It's almost a shame to mess with the setup from this...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,341
Posted By Swedbrick
Well partly, the setup I'm referring to has 2...

Well partly, the setup I'm referring to has 2 throttles, one pre turbo, and on on the manifold as stock. Ideally you'd set it up to keep the pre turbo one open to an extend where it does not result...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 65,227
Posted By Swedbrick
Cool, so basically you charge it to full, and...

Cool, so basically you charge it to full, and leave some margin at the bottom to prevent overdepletion as it degrades. That makes sense:)

As for batteries, used 18650's would possibly also be a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,341
Posted By Swedbrick
A pre turbo throttle body might be what you are...

A pre turbo throttle body might be what you are looking for, it keeps the spool up during shifts by reducing the work the compressor side is doing. More info:...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 65,227
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes I already noticed their prices are high, a...

Yes I already noticed their prices are high, a used outlander phev pack will run 2250€, with 8 packs and some other bits inside. I guess they assume people that just want plug and play and are...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 65,227
Posted By Swedbrick
I've actually been starting to consider saving up...

I've actually been starting to consider saving up to get a evshop conversion kit (88kw hyper9 120v) along with 8 phev packs like these:...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-19-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 2,145,683
Posted By Swedbrick
This post a bit back in this thread should have a...

This post a bit back in this thread should have a similar xdf, that will work with some tweaking;)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-16-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 2,145,683
Posted By Swedbrick
What car are you trying to tune, turbo/na,...

What car are you trying to tune, turbo/na, 8v/16v? There's heaps of subtile differences between ecu's and thus their memory locations so there is not a generic thing file that will work
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-16-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 2,145,683
Posted By Swedbrick
If your referring to beepee, this is an old...

If your referring to beepee, this is an old thread, he might not check as often any more. Jetronic.info appears to be down permanently, but if you tell me which ECU you have I might be able to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,586
Posted By Swedbrick
The noise it makes does not sound like backlash...

The noise it makes does not sound like backlash to me, that is more of a whine on acceleration and decelleration. I recall my locker sometimes being slightly rattely, but also mostly on decel and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 77,586
Posted By Swedbrick
I've cut that thing on 2 diffs, and never had any...

I've cut that thing on 2 diffs, and never had any issues, I would doubt it would clamp on the bearing stop. Thin sheet metal would deform between the hardened surfaces over time, and when pressing it...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,635
Posted By Swedbrick
Nice, neat fabrication job! The tcv setup is...

Nice, neat fabrication job! The tcv setup is pretty smart, I might have to copy that at some point
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 65,227
Posted By Swedbrick
Awesome, thank you for taking us along on your ac...

Awesome, thank you for taking us along on your ac motor control adventure!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,635
Posted By Swedbrick
Nice strut brace, who sells those? That boost...

Nice strut brace, who sells those? That boost setup looks pretty complicated, are you using both electronic and mechanical control?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 104,425
Posted By Swedbrick
Turbo dyno!

With this weeks holiday from my thesis, I finally got around to dyno the new engine!
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Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 151,742
Posted By Swedbrick
Groovy

Groovy
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 104,425
Posted By Swedbrick
Given that my turbo engine has been reliably...

Given that my turbo engine has been reliably performing for a few months now, I decided it was time for the old beast to go. I freshened it up with new seals, timing and paint, and sold it to 2 local...
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