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Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2021, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Broke4speed
This is my chair of 'fun things to install later'...

This is my chair of 'fun things to install later' :).

https://images2.imgbox.com/6a/6a/3OKyWlRI_o.jpg

I'm super impressed with BNE/Kaplhenke's shipping. I waited less than a week and a half...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By Broke4speed
I like the D cam in my B21A/AQ140 with the dual...

I like the D cam in my B21A/AQ140 with the dual ZS carbs. It sounds insane on cold start, with the carbs.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Well, odds are it'll probably still be here, lol....

Well, odds are it'll probably still be here, lol. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
It's still in my garage, on a stand. It's too...

It's still in my garage, on a stand. It's too nice to toss, and there's not really a huge market for volvo stuff in my area, so I'm just using it as decoration right now :). It's a really nice...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Come on, get it out...you know you want to...;).

Come on, get it out...you know you want to...;).
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
I got bored and swapped the needles to a '2A' set...

I got bored and swapped the needles to a '2A' set from a TR4, instead of the '2AA' set from an AQ165/170A that came in the carbs I'm using. The profile is leaner overall, but the idle manners are...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Went for the first long drive today (60 km round...

Went for the first long drive today (60 km round trip) and it performed terrifically. The only issue is...well...me. My ZS carbs are adjustable from the bottom by moving the jet itself up or down. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By Broke4speed
Look into the AR5. Lots of people are using them...

Look into the AR5. Lots of people are using them behind LS engines, and the adapter kits aren't too pricey.

The 4L60E isn't a bad trans. It gets a bad rap because people throw 200k junkyard...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,448
Posted By Broke4speed
Yeah, the tape prevents the sensor from grounding...

Yeah, the tape prevents the sensor from grounding out, so it won't work.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,448
Posted By Broke4speed
Doesn't that sender ground through the threads?

Doesn't that sender ground through the threads?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
It's not for sale yet, I'm going to use it for...

It's not for sale yet, I'm going to use it for the summer at least. The DHLA/DCOE manifold is a project for later down the road. I get pretty bored if I don't have anything to do/build/etc so...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,215
Posted By Broke4speed
Quality construction...copied the usual turds in...

Quality construction...copied the usual turds in that the flange is upside-down.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Got the last piece I needed to have a completely...

Got the last piece I needed to have a completely new exhaust. It's really difficult to find the non-cat mid-pipe so I just ordered the whole B21A downpipe/midpipe combo from Nordicar. It came in a...
Forum: showroom 04-15-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9,573
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Posted By Broke4speed
Almost ready for driving! ...

Almost ready for driving!

https://images2.imgbox.com/3b/b1/1lZKyW2o_o.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Started building a manifold for my DHLAs. ...

Started building a manifold for my DHLAs. Nothing says I need an off-the-shelf manifold for this to work, and hotrodders made all sorts of garage parts back in the day...so lets give it a go :).
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Re-sync'd the carbs with Uni-Syn #2 (because I...

Re-sync'd the carbs with Uni-Syn #2 (because I lost #1 over the winter somehow :( ) , and now I'm just waiting for a good reason to drive it a bunch more. My province just instituted a 28-day...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Got the interior back together and the OD...

Got the interior back together and the OD solenoid wired up. Decided to take it for it's inaugural drive and I was not disappointed :).

It definitely needs tweaking, everywhere, and the needles...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Scored a nice wheel today :). ...

Scored a nice wheel today :).

https://images2.imgbox.com/4d/49/wCsVwDUT_o.jpg

I also finished installing the rear speakers (and a ghetto-stealth antenna) so now I can put the interior back...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
I finally found a use for some old speaker boxes...

I finally found a use for some old speaker boxes I got at an automotive flea market. I put some 4" Kicker 2-ways in them first though.

https://images2.imgbox.com/62/a7/NsIaReBa_o.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Had some flanges cut for future 'keep busy'...

Had some flanges cut for future 'keep busy' projects, mostly carb-based. 4 redblock intake flanges, two dual DCOE flanges, and a DGV flange.

https://images2.imgbox.com/b2/0e/So3yrFHe_o.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Finally got the stereo installed (well, deck and...

Finally got the stereo installed (well, deck and front speakers). I absolutely despise the way car radios look like control panels on UFOs or have dancing disco lightshows when you least expect it. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm STOKED! I grabbed these off ebay.ca (and...

I'm STOKED!
I grabbed these off ebay.ca (and from a canadian seller close to me, to boot!) for $480 CAD. They're virtually NEW, and are deceptively awesome inside. They're emissions Dellorto...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By Broke4speed
The distributor on your LH2.4 car is empty. ...

The distributor on your LH2.4 car is empty. There's no pickup in there.
The box will work, but you'll need to look for a wiring diagram here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,493
Posted By Broke4speed
Ah gotcha. Makes sense.

Ah gotcha. Makes sense.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By Broke4speed
If the dizzy trigger is VR, it'll work fine with...

If the dizzy trigger is VR, it'll work fine with MaxxECU.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By Broke4speed
The FT distributors were not hall. They were a...

The FT distributors were not hall. They were a two wire magnetic sensor IIRC.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,493
Posted By Broke4speed
SU shafts don't have the holes for the throttle...

SU shafts don't have the holes for the throttle plate screws?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Not until I come up with a good way to do it. ...

Not until I come up with a good way to do it. There's very little space between the rear carb and the brake booster :(. I've been trying to design something, but I am having 3D-printer-block. I've...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Thanks! It's supposed to be warm this week, so...

Thanks! It's supposed to be warm this week, so if my deck arrives, I can finish the audio install and MAYBE take it for a drive! :D
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
The Choke Saga is OVER. I took a chance on an...

The Choke Saga is OVER. I took a chance on an unknown and it paid off perfectly. I needed a dual-carb choke cable and the ones used on a Triumph TR6 looked like a good fit, so I ordered one from...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
This car is getting a stereo...and it's been a...

This car is getting a stereo...and it's been a long time since I've done any installs. I forgot how slow it is to do it right, ugh. Luckily I had enough ABS plastic left to make a nice fascia for...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,995
Posted By Broke4speed
Sure, but they don't NEED them for the engine to...

Sure, but they don't NEED them for the engine to run with stock cams, if everything is timed correctly, as mentioned above. It's proper insurance against terrible work/murphy's law though.

Given...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/ac/dd/w64GdmyN_o.jpg ...

https://images2.imgbox.com/ac/dd/w64GdmyN_o.jpg

Converted the Penta 'chokes' (all they do is crack the throttle and add gas, so ZS calls them 'starter discs' or something like that) from manual...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,995
Posted By Broke4speed
Valve cuts aren't necessarily required.

Valve cuts aren't necessarily required.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,682
Posted By Broke4speed
This might be a silly question but did you jump...

This might be a silly question but did you jump the neutral safety switch wiring?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,867
Posted By Broke4speed
...that's not really how it works, I believe. ...

...that's not really how it works, I believe.
Just because more E85 is required to acheive the same lambda doesn't mean you'll be making more exhaust gasses. The gasses will be different, but not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,615
Posted By Broke4speed
Agreed. I'm pretty sure the added cost here is...

Agreed. I'm pretty sure the added cost here is just for the longetivity factor. NOBODY would buy a header pipe that was non-china stainless, with absolutely perfect TIG welds because it would be...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Got a dual-EGT setup from www.auberins.com since...

Got a dual-EGT setup from www.auberins.com since I've used their stuff before and I really like it. I'll be putting one in cyl 1 and cyl 4 to check the mixture balance between carb banks (1-2 and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,222
Posted By Broke4speed
Besides aerodynamics, the biggest change you can...

Besides aerodynamics, the biggest change you can do to your car to get better mileage is...lighten the foot. Changing driving style will net you massive gains, relatively. Do the limit (or a few...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,182
Posted By Broke4speed
Perfect, that makes it easy :).

Perfect, that makes it easy :).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 24,261
Posted By Broke4speed
If the world doesn't suck ****ing rotten eggs...

If the world doesn't suck ****ing rotten eggs this summer, I want to take my 84 to the east coast of Canada to visit friends. Ontario-Quebec-New Brunswick right to the ocean.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,182
Posted By Broke4speed
What would the 1310 be from? Would be good to...

What would the 1310 be from? Would be good to keep an eye out in the yards.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 182,019
Posted By Broke4speed
The noise was the only thing keeping me from...

The noise was the only thing keeping me from finishing my T5 swap project. I'm stoked this seems to be the solution :).
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,390
Posted By Broke4speed
Yep, they are. They're non-slotted standard...

Yep, they are. They're non-slotted standard automotive cams.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,362
Posted By Broke4speed
FYI, the stock fuel injected Volvo 2.2/2.4 coils...

FYI, the stock fuel injected Volvo 2.2/2.4 coils were ~1.0-1.5 ohm, epoxy potted (so they can be mounted in any direction) and are perfect for an MSD setup. That's essentially what I'm using and I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,362
Posted By Broke4speed
I'd recommend a real Bosch Blue (3 Ohm...

I'd recommend a real Bosch Blue (3 Ohm resistance) from a reliable aircooled shop. I was running one for a few weeks and had no issues, but with the MSD I'd suggest a non-internally resisted coil. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,362
Posted By Broke4speed
IMO, the best thing you can do for a carbed car...

IMO, the best thing you can do for a carbed car is to run a really hot ignition. I know the benefits of an MSD are disputed, but when compared to original points/ballasted coil systems, it's so much...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,410
Posted By Broke4speed
^This. CD/CV carbs are so much better than...

^This.

CD/CV carbs are so much better than 'traditional' jets-for-every-part-of-throttle-phase units. It's why people are still rocking old SUs or Zenith Strombergs (guilty!). Modern CV carbs...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,558
Posted By Broke4speed
Opposite end of the spectrum! -AQ140A pulled...

Opposite end of the spectrum!

-AQ140A pulled (cut) from a boat in a buddy's scrapyard: $free
-Zenith Stromberg 175CD-S2 carburetors (x3): $50
-Carburetor rebuild kits (x2): $50
-Gasket...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 429,657
Posted By Broke4speed
Ebay carbs arrived...and it's good news all...

Ebay carbs arrived...and it's good news all around :).

https://images2.imgbox.com/8c/d1/FD6ugUZ7_o.jpg

They're two OG Canadian B21A carbs from 80-84. One was definitely refurbished and has...
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