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Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,452
Posted By swedish-rocket
Nice Build! These motors sound pretty good.

Nice Build! These motors sound pretty good.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Got it running, still need to get some odds and...

Got it running, still need to get some odds and ends finished.
https://i.ibb.co/HpWShHc/0-DEAD2-DB-112-E-4-A05-A9-D3-06-F4-C319840-A.jpg (https://ibb.co/x8pkF7n)...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Mounted the ECU tonight. I still need to trace...

Mounted the ECU tonight. I still need to trace the Volvo wiring but things are coming together well so far.

https://i.ibb.co/vH2JXLd/A6-CC19-CD-92-C2-451-C-9-F86-7-B072-B0-AA7-F8.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Starting to wire it up. <a...

Starting to wire it up.

<a href="https://ibb.co/wwTFSfw"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/vQb63SQ/E27244-E0-EC26-4155-9564-4230-BE4-DDBA4.jpg" alt="E27244-E0-EC26-4155-9564-4230-BE4-DDBA4"...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
About ready to wire it up. <a...

About ready to wire it up.

<a href="https://ibb.co/cY1RXYq"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/qJdhFJ6/DEF999-D7-1-DDE-4-B18-81-EE-DC3-F46-D3-B836.jpg" alt="DEF999-D7-1-DDE-4-B18-81-EE-DC3-F46-D3-B836"...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Little bit at time adds up after awhile. Itís...

Little bit at time adds up after awhile. Itís about time to start adding fluid.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Got most the exhaust done and installed. The GM...

Got most the exhaust done and installed. The GM throttle cable is now adjusted right and the cooler is hooked up and mounted. Waiting on vacuum block and I’ll do the vac lines next. After I’ll start...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Went over the exhaust welds and added the...

Went over the exhaust welds and added the wastegate.
https://i.ibb.co/gzqvxfj/C9127-D06-EA48-49-E4-903-F-F89-A21-B5-D3-D4.jpg (https://ibb.co/86vzHfK)...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Exhaust pipes are about done. Got the routing...

Exhaust pipes are about done. Got the routing down. I’ll add one more V band and then finish welding this week.

https://i.ibb.co/gRdQxzs/4-A842494-C055-4-BC4-964-B-0-DB57937-AE5-E.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Getting closer! ...

Getting closer!
https://i.ibb.co/HGsL32G/B4-AC8-EE7-AA78-442-E-8-B1-A-F575-A335285-C.jpg (https://ibb.co/Jr4Wgdr)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Mounted few things today, the coolant hoses, new...

Mounted few things today, the coolant hoses, new over flow tank is now mounted. Going to start working on the exhaust and intercooler piping next. After that I can start wiring it up....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Getting closer.. made some more space. ...

Getting closer.. made some more space.

https://i.ibb.co/1Tj8TLg/E8504-BC1-55-A6-44-AE-8-FDB-54-F71-E616-C0-D.jpg (https://ibb.co/tDF8D4G)...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
This took longer than I thought trying to figure...

This took longer than I thought trying to figure out where to put the turbo.
https://i.ibb.co/b2S4TtM/CBD678-EB-0327-440-E-A1-FE-8-BA1288-D9603.jpg (https://ibb.co/0Fg0T5R)...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
I got the new driveshaft installed. Trying to...

I got the new driveshaft installed. Trying to figure out where to install the turbo and route the exhaust.
https://i.ibb.co/8NFXjrT/91-F611-B9-C776-472-A-9-FDB-A676-B3-FA6699.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Getting the driveshaft today. Put in a new seal...

Getting the driveshaft today. Put in a new seal for the occasion.

https://i.ibb.co/z2CjYDP/D1-E47-BA2-AD5-E-453-A-A711-827-D1-B51-A595.jpg (https://ibb.co/s1ckGzs)...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Mounted the accessories tonight. ...

Mounted the accessories tonight.

https://i.ibb.co/VwfYscn/7-D861691-2-A13-4-E13-BD6-F-0-A43-FBACD182.jpg (https://ibb.co/2ZG3T1V)...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Ran the oil return and oil feed for my turbo....

Ran the oil return and oil feed for my turbo. Found some interference issues. I will have to notch or push back the firewall for the intake....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Finished hooking the shifter cable in. I...

Finished hooking the shifter cable in. I installed a STS machining smaller diameter steering shaft and cut a tab off the exhaust manifold for clearance.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Cut the dash to fit in the new shifter and cut...

Cut the dash to fit in the new shifter and cut the coil bracket to let the coil clear the brake booster.

<a href="https://ibb.co/n05fynf"><img...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
I will have to cut part of the dash to make it...

I will have to cut part of the dash to make it fit but it should look ok.

https://i.ibb.co/Lr22B83/7-B7907-BE-5535-409-B-A82-A-BC2332-D6-F2-AD.jpg (https://ibb.co/RNVVt9q)...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Welded a 1/8” plate to the shifter bucket and...

Welded a 1/8” plate to the shifter bucket and painted it. Stick welder isn’t the best for sheet metal but it will work.

https://i.ibb.co/0XYFzRc/8-C202-D6-A-70-E8-4-E39-BFA6-4-CACB9325109.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
https://i.ibb.co/cLMCCP0/10-B8-F54-D-95-C5-4-FCA-8...

https://i.ibb.co/cLMCCP0/10-B8-F54-D-95-C5-4-FCA-86-EA-FD6-EB5-E672-B7.jpg (https://ibb.co/WtqPPQZ)
Steering shaft hits the manifold. I ordered a smaller diamter STS shaft. I think it will clear...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
https://i.ibb.co/RhChBB1/87-E0-F541-DFBF-42-FA-9-A...

https://i.ibb.co/RhChBB1/87-E0-F541-DFBF-42-FA-9-A65-9-D7088140510.jpg (https://ibb.co/vsJsQQb)
Going to mount the new shifter on top of the shifter box. Going to weld a plate onto the top of it....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
I’ll connect this to Transmission connectors so I...

I’ll connect this to Transmission connectors so I can finish installing the transmission this weekend.
https://i.ibb.co/KFtyLWc/D4-B8-FF60-2-F44-484-B-AF45-766694-FE22-E4.jpg (https://ibb.co/cDWTCQK)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Thank you! Great idea, I was able to get the two...

Thank you! Great idea, I was able to get the two to mate tonight luckily.



Thanks! Looks like you have V8 swap yourself. Maybe once I get this together we could meet up.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
The transmission fits!!! ...

The transmission fits!!!

https://i.ibb.co/kSRqWgH/FA7-B3-E9-A-9-A63-45-AC-859-A-94487-D153-FA5.jpg (https://ibb.co/0GgYdjD)
https://i.ibb.co/XprHf5F/A7-E61972-3-C5-F-4245-8951-E6-DFE599134-B.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
I pulled the motor and dropped the transmission....

I pulled the motor and dropped the transmission. Air hammered for couple hours. I hope that I have clearance this time. Wish I used an air hammer in the first place.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
https://i.ibb.co/pXs1tKN/6-E9-A6380-A25-B-425-C-80...

https://i.ibb.co/pXs1tKN/6-E9-A6380-A25-B-425-C-8090-F27321-B9-DBFC.jpg (https://ibb.co/WKdHbz7)
I had to get tighter fitting 90 degree fittings. Still not able to get the 4L80E mounted. I’ll try...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Dropped the motor in tonight. ...

Dropped the motor in tonight.

https://i.ibb.co/nj3cCxq/8-D271479-B5-B7-4052-BE3-E-4-FADAFA9-AE2-B.jpg (https://ibb.co/4psTdhw)...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
https://i.ibb.co/mRV6s48/C3-D7-D6-A6-2-FEE-457-F-B...

https://i.ibb.co/mRV6s48/C3-D7-D6-A6-2-FEE-457-F-B161-7-CC288-CD7-A22.jpg (https://ibb.co/yNcWTqS)
https://i.ibb.co/zRfBQLR/F853-D327-4-CE5-452-A-9-FA5-4-AA6-C91-EB617.jpg (https://ibb.co/J7kGmb7)...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2021, 01:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Checked the transmission clearance tonight. I...

Checked the transmission clearance tonight. I have an idea now where to make more clearance.

https://i.ibb.co/LdYGZ4W/A62-E04-C1-DE72-4728-9-B45-A194-AF648778.jpg (https://ibb.co/60rdW6x)...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
I pulled out the AC unit this morning. I had to...

I pulled out the AC unit this morning. I had to bend couple things to get the condenser out of the way. I’m pretty sure the dealership when they reinstalled the plate above it spot welded it on after...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
4L80E, Iím going to run it the way it sits with...

4L80E, Iím going to run it the way it sits with maybe a highstall converter. If it doesnít hold up Iíll send it over to xtreme transmissions for a modified rebuild.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
https://i.ibb.co/jWvjsbv/2-E5-CCBDB-5-C59-4-F4-D-A...

https://i.ibb.co/jWvjsbv/2-E5-CCBDB-5-C59-4-F4-D-AFC6-382909-FAE3-E9.jpg (https://ibb.co/wwN2jBN)
https://i.ibb.co/QYkbTmQ/F3-A48-FE6-01-D8-471-F-88-C7-89-D378-F071-CC.jpg (https://ibb.co/tYzmvCK)...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
https://i.ibb.co/CsX03nw/0-A81-B20-A-40-C7-4-E08-9...

https://i.ibb.co/CsX03nw/0-A81-B20-A-40-C7-4-E08-904-C-F065-DAEF5-F70.jpg (https://ibb.co/PzbCv5r)

Spaced up 3/4Ē.. fits great in the stock location.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Spent couple hours tonight removing the...

Spent couple hours tonight removing the transmission.
https://i.ibb.co/SBsJYYC/C727915-F-F7-C5-4598-90-D6-D288-E5600-C5-F.jpg (https://ibb.co/3crk66Z)...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-19-2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
I spent couple hours on the car tonight. Removed...

I spent couple hours on the car tonight. Removed the antifreeze, power steering fluid, unbolted the torque converter, disconnected fuel lines and removed some turbo piping. I’ll probably pull the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Going to start removing the B230FT tonight. ...

Going to start removing the B230FT tonight.

https://i.ibb.co/6JM3RPk/52-A210-D4-405-F-440-E-A5-AB-426-E7-D2-E621-C.jpg (https://ibb.co/gF25MTx)...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
I have a 340LPH pump installed when I did the...

I have a 340LPH pump installed when I did the B230 Turbo Upgrade. I got a set of 8 50LB injectors as Christmas gift for LS swap and will be fine with 550-600whp on pump gas or Race gas. As soon as I...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 12:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Iím probably going run about 7 psi on pump gas...

Iím probably going run about 7 psi on pump gas first. Probably will have to goto larger than 340LPH pump if I go E85. Iíll probably swap in my Volvos 80lb injectors when it becomes time. Just taking...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Just crazy that 8 second 1/4 and Volvo is a...

Just crazy that 8 second 1/4 and Volvo is a possibility. I wish you luck getting that time slip. There is a good chance that even with my setup I may see a 10 second 1/4 mile someday. Maybe even...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
The motor is now ready for installation. I’ve...

The motor is now ready for installation. I’ve added 50Lb injectors, purchased a Holley Terminator Max , installed the correct push rod into the motor. Torqued everything to spec. I will be removing...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
More motor work. I flipped the LS truck manifolds...

More motor work. I flipped the LS truck manifolds forward just to find out they hit.
I welded a 2.25” pipe and V band to get around the power steering pump....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Getting the Motor cleaned up and installing a BTR...

Getting the Motor cleaned up and installing a BTR stage 2 camshaft.
https://i.ibb.co/r3LLGZR/94-F83649-86-F7-44-A5-B028-CA9-A62353305.jpg (https://ibb.co/jzxxvLP)...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
LQ4 engine that I took apart to clean up. ...

LQ4 engine that I took apart to clean up.
https://i.ibb.co/2NjWNNJ/E4125339-CD15-4400-B2-AC-C31-CC351439-C.jpg (https://ibb.co/dgQjggZ)...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Thanks for mentioning about posting! I’ll...

Thanks for mentioning about posting! I’ll probably change the setup many times in the future. Gt45 will be a good starter turbo and pretty affordable. I changed the turbo 4 times on B230 through the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,025
Posted By swedish-rocket
Project Get Out of Its Own Way V.2

https://i.ibb.co/8jVybj6/A965-D073-63-B4-4-FD1-B6-C5-15670-F300-DEA.jpg (https://ibb.co/2jBzSjg)

Something I’ve been wanting to do but was having a good time building
a fun B230 Volvo that would...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,466
Posted By swedish-rocket
Best of luck to you. By the way how big of...

Best of luck to you. By the way how big of difference did the exhaust manifold do? Iím still on the stock one.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2020, 02:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,466
Posted By swedish-rocket
It had traction. Yours was just better setup...

It had traction. Yours was just better setup better than mine,lol. My 04 SRT-4 was similar in weight and speed as yours. It went 12.05@116 with 377whp and 442ft-lbs of torque. Have you ever got yours...
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