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Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By 90volvo
pm sent. I think its one of the best inventions...

pm sent. I think its one of the best inventions for our redblocks. But Im not after perfect smooth ride. Im just glad I have an option to get rid of the ratchet strap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2021, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By 90volvo
you can get on ebay and search volvo ezk and...

you can get on ebay and search volvo ezk and ecu's. There is always a few on there and will give you an idea what to look for according to the pics.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,373
Posted By 90volvo
6L50E-T trans

Has anybody adapted this trans to a redblock? Will a 4L80E redblock adapter work or? I went back to look at some of some old post about auto trans. and came across Harland recommending this trans for...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By 90volvo
Yelp Im aiming to get mine there in two weeks....

Yelp Im aiming to get mine there in two weeks. Its been on the back burner as I have been focused on his car. Mine will still have the auto box, so lag gonna kill me but will be fun.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By 90volvo
lol. Yeh beemer guys wanted to know what we were...

lol. Yeh beemer guys wanted to know what we were running. They were amazed that car is 90 stock parts. The blessing in this whole deal is seeing my son get interested in dragracing. Long story short,...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By 90volvo
Just thought Id drop an update. Went to track...

Just thought Id drop an update. Went to track last night. Changes were AW71 trans with accum. mod. 15g turbo. Best et was 13.88 @ 100 mph. The car has 13.50s in it, he (son is 19) is still learning...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By 90volvo
My experience with a header is it puts off alot...

My experience with a header is it puts off alot of heat. I mean alot, yes you can use header wrap but it doesnt last long. I tried all different brands. So, Im going back to a 90 plus manifold and Im...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By 90volvo
Thanks for comments and advice. I rebuilt turbo...

Thanks for comments and advice. I rebuilt turbo last night and found out it was a 13c. I had enough stuff around to change it over to a 15g. It boost as it should now. We putting an AW71 in it before...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By 90volvo
people probably thinking why in the world would...

people probably thinking why in the world would you want to do that? Cause the AW70 trans is still in the car and it stalls pretty decent. The Aw71 is in another 240 I own, converter in it is so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By 90volvo
AW70 converter work in aw71?

Long story short, I have an AW71 w.o. the converter. Can I just use the AW70 conv. that I have and know is good. They are both non lockup trannies. Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By 90volvo
I had a bad ECU once. That did the same thing. I...

I had a bad ECU once. That did the same thing. I also put a wrong chip in a wrong ECU, that did some crazy stuff. Check your EZKs and ECU. Like above said make sure you have the right MAF.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By 90volvo
Yeh he would pull on everybody low and mid range...

Yeh he would pull on everybody low and mid range but after 1000ft car would pull away from him. We kept turning the manual boost controller up but would stay the same. So we either have a boost leak...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By 90volvo
240 first time to 1/4 mile

Been helping my son (19) with his 93 240. For the first time, he took his car to local drag strip. Here is his set up
93- 240- aw70(i know)- 3.73
15g ran 12lbs boost
B cam Advanced 4 degrees...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By 90volvo
there is one on amazon. You tell them the length...

there is one on amazon. You tell them the length and diameter and the yoke ends and they make it and get it to you within 2 weeks. I think its like 250.00. IF you have driveshaft shop Im sure they...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By 90volvo
Yeh thats a nice package and seriously thinking...

Yeh thats a nice package and seriously thinking of getting it. There are few other options but it unclear if they will diffently work out. Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By 90volvo
If it was me I would ditch the dog dish fw, I...

If it was me I would ditch the dog dish fw, I have read they like to explode. The ttv flywheel should be a good one for you. Just my thoughts.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By 90volvo
yelp 1 or 2 will work. Number 3 is before the...

yelp 1 or 2 will work. Number 3 is before the throttle body. You want to know what the engine sees inside the manifold. Truebeliever is right, you will not see boost just reving your engine up in...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By 90volvo
Thank you for responding. I would be glad to...

Thank you for responding. I would be glad to purchase one from you. I will search your site again to see if I can find the one you are talking about and get it ordered. Thank you.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By 90volvo
Thanks for the link. I wondered what TTV stood...

Thanks for the link. I wondered what TTV stood for on other sites. I sent in a request, still curious if m90 flywheel will work? But Id hate to be the guinea pig. lol.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By 90volvo
Thank you for your responce. Here is the link to...

Thank you for your responce. Here is the link to the flywheel I would like to get. To be honest Im doing a T5 trans swap with the deeworks kit. Which uses M47 bellhousing and flywheel. I really dont...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By 90volvo
M90 vs m47 flywheel

Will a m90 flywheel work or is same as m47 flywheel? They look the same but can’t find dimensions on either? I found a co. that offers flat flywheels with the notches on it 60/2. But says in fine...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By 90volvo
Flat flywheel options

in process picking up parts for a T5 trans. I have 90 Volvo 240 with newer rebuilt redblock 8v probably 300hp plus. Ive done alot of searching about flywheel options. Some take dogdish and have it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,402
Posted By 90volvo
Well I scored, picked up a V6 mustang T5. The guy...

Well I scored, picked up a V6 mustang T5. The guy was gonna use it behind his 5.0 but decided to abandon the project. So it already has the input shaft in it that I need. Now have to find all...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 531,415
Posted By 90volvo
Saw one for sale the other day on facebook...

Saw one for sale the other day on facebook turbobricks. I believe asking price was 950?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,518
Posted By 90volvo
Ive just been running glasspacks backwards so it...

Ive just been running glasspacks backwards so it flows better. I was afraid it would be to loud but with turbo its sounds great. The guy at ex. shop said flowmasters are great but they have problems...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By 90volvo
now Thats an idea. Do you know of a good app? I...

now Thats an idea. Do you know of a good app? I thought about a stop watch deal but would have human error. Nearest chassis dyno is 3 hours away and last I talked to them, I didnt feel to confident...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By 90volvo
I currently running a Klracing intake which is...

I currently running a Klracing intake which is huge, but works great. I waited on this for long time, this guy builds them on his spare time. Curious to see and feel the difference. I think with this...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By 90volvo
I cant remember the exact cost but wasnt to bad...

I cant remember the exact cost but wasnt to bad or not much difference from other Kjet intakes that have been converted. The distribution should be pretty even across the cylinders. The quality of...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By 90volvo
new intake questions

First want to show off my new intake from Viking Fabrications. From what Ive read on this style of intake it should work pretty well. Its different design than any other ones I have seen or used....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,942
Posted By 90volvo
I have no concrete only gravel. I use heavy duty...

I have no concrete only gravel. I use heavy duty plastic ramps, I put plywood down first. I first bough 2 then one day I thought, man 4 would be nice. They are cheap and work well, I also bought a...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,402
Posted By 90volvo
Thanks for the info. Yeh, Im running a 3.73 so...

Thanks for the info. Yeh, Im running a 3.73 so might go little low on first. Im not one big on burnouts etc. But know the sudden shock of launching is usually gets first gear. A little turbo lag...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,402
Posted By 90volvo
T5 year and gear

Gong to make the T5 plunge. Plan to use the Deeworks adapter, cause its available and I dont have to machine the bell housing. Im probably going to buy a rebuilt one, I need to know best year and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,498
Posted By 90volvo
Take your pick 350-400-4L80E-200R4-700R4. Im sure...

Take your pick 350-400-4L80E-200R4-700R4. Im sure there is more to that list, my main reason is the cost and the pain getting a right converter the first time. My back is getting old, assume to do it...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,498
Posted By 90volvo
-I have chance to grab an M46 that pretty low...

-I have chance to grab an M46 that pretty low miles. I thought about giving it a shot; my experience with m47s was not good. Even before I added the turbo, I went threw like 3 of them. But I was...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,197
Posted By 90volvo
thinking on it after I read it a few hours ago....

thinking on it after I read it a few hours ago. The only way it would help with turbo lag if the turbo set up was limiting the air flow before the turbo kicked in. Lets say you had a spunky engine...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By 90volvo
clutch fan ??????????????

Im doing t +T on my sons 93 240. I dont want to put an electric fan on it for the main cooling fan, I know all the benefits etc of the electric but for my son Im going with mech. fan route.So, moving...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,940
Posted By 90volvo
Im running modified rubber mounts. Anyways, no...

Im running modified rubber mounts. Anyways, no interference with AC compressor or lines. Yes, I played with the preload until everything seems smooth. For you guys wanting absolutely no vibrations, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,940
Posted By 90volvo
STS engine stabilizer

Just wanted to share my experience with this pretty new product. I bought the https://www.stsmachininginc.com/collections/test-240/products/redblock-torque-engine-mount-for-240-chassis-fits-1975-1993...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,527
Posted By 90volvo
Thanks to everybody for good advice. I just...

Thanks to everybody for good advice. I just started welding about a year ago with flux core mig. Im getting better at fabbing and welding. Id like to build my own header someday. Worse case Ill tack...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,794
Posted By 90volvo
I would want a custom billet head just keep it 8v...

I would want a custom billet head just keep it 8v no need for 16v when head is redesigned for great flow from over the pond. Big cam- The klracing intake would work- forged pistons- best rods money...
Forum: showroom 07-01-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,794
Posted By 90volvo
I run LEDs and like them. I had to mess with the...

I run LEDs and like them. I had to mess with the clocking (if that makes sense?) to get the pattern out of everybodys eyes. They are just some cheapos that were on clearance.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,356
Posted By 90volvo
Just wanted to be clear I wasnt blaming you for...

Just wanted to be clear I wasnt blaming you for DHL delay. I was in no hurry and I recieved my part, still better than I could of done with some metal. LOL. I appreciate your products. Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,588
Posted By 90volvo
Id try a socket on the crank, I know I cant turn...

Id try a socket on the crank, I know I cant turn my engine over by hand. I think its a 15/16 deep well and 1/2 in drive rachet. Then if it wont budge, Id say engine is seized.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 01:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,356
Posted By 90volvo
My last order took a long time. The shipping co....

My last order took a long time. The shipping co. held the part for 2 weeks within 50 miles from my house. Im thinking it came DHL, be patient it will show up.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,795
Posted By 90volvo
install inj. in cylinder head

Know that the kjet engines had injectors in the intake port of the head. Just curious has anybody took a b230f or ft head and modified it for the more modern injectors. If so how did you go about it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By 90volvo
What or whos converter to you get? Do you have a...

What or whos converter to you get? Do you have a part number? I have the money set back that I could buy the auto trans and conv. But holding out until I know for sure which one to go with and whos...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By 90volvo
-well I have an adapter and at one time had the...

-well I have an adapter and at one time had the converter adapter. Was gonna pull the trigger until I started calling around about a converter. Nobody could give me a solid answer and most said it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By 90volvo
-gotcha, was afraid that was the answer. I really...

-gotcha, was afraid that was the answer. I really dont want to do nitrous, I guess Ill break my back one more time. Now for next question, how big of stall? 3500? assuming I put 3076 back on.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By 90volvo
old question but like advice on turbo choice

Heres my setup
90 240 with AW71 trans stock converter
-ported head with bigger valves 8V
-klracing intake manifold
-treadstone ic
-3 inch ex. all the way
-1000cc injectors
-H beam rods
-...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,203
Posted By 90volvo
I would say that the evo turbo was worth all the...

I would say that the evo turbo was worth all the work. Low 12s on the street is respectable in my book. I still have some of my stuff laying around, I might get it all out and come up with a setup. I...
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