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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:55 PM
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Posted By 90volvo
up pipe off of a 90 manifold

has anybody every ran ran or fabbed an up pipe off of a 90plus turbo manifold. Why? to install a bigger turbo. Dont know what biggest turbo that fit in 240 but I doubt a holeset would fit. Just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By 90volvo
Here is a scale you can go by as a reference....

Here is a scale you can go by as a reference. What I like to do is find out the ac capacity and put it in close to that amount. If the system been modified then you can use the scale as a reference....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By 90volvo
what was the temp outside. That sounds high to...

what was the temp outside. That sounds high to me? If your in mo. I know temp been in the 70s-80. Which would make that reading to high in my book. When you put new comp. on did you vacuum the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By 90volvo
Mine is lacking the AC as well. With the header...

Mine is lacking the AC as well. With the header and turbo there is no room for the accumalator. So, I will go with the drier setup. I have my AC compressor mounted but I hate putting a condenser in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By 90volvo
http://www.syntheticoilhq.com/gearoilcomparisontes...

http://www.syntheticoilhq.com/gearoilcomparisontest.html

some good reading info hear.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By 90volvo
Im not a big 850 fan but man you did an excellent...

Im not a big 850 fan but man you did an excellent job on your build. Id swap my 90 240 straight across. :-D
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By 90volvo
Man I thought we would have more than just a...

Man I thought we would have more than just a couple?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By 90volvo
who making over 400hp and can drive extended miles.

Out of curiousity, who is making over 400hp that can drive their car for 8 hours in comfort. When I mean comfort, Ac in 100degree weather, power steering, nice stereo, good strong trans, no worries...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By 90volvo
I went to picknpull and looked for some nice...

I went to picknpull and looked for some nice seats. Found some out of a lincoln ls, I made an adapter for the front of the frame and just drilled holes for the back of the frame and reinforced the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2021, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By 90volvo
agree, seems crazy but Ive ordered from klracing...

agree, seems crazy but Ive ordered from klracing and had my stuff here in a week.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By 90volvo
I will just say it takes forever to get stuff now...

I will just say it takes forever to get stuff now days. I ordered something from Canada and it took 12 weeks before I recieved it. I sat at a delivery dpl (believe) for 8 weeks before they delivered...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 02:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By 90volvo
I cant answer your question but, tubo240.com has...

I cant answer your question but, tubo240.com has some great info on cooling. Also, autocoolguy.com has some fan control setups. Word advice dont use the stupid probes that slide in between you fins...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By 90volvo
I remember now, this might be redneck but I...

I remember now, this might be redneck but I wrapped it with heavy duty duct tape. lol.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By 90volvo
they make a foam piece that goes under shifter...

they make a foam piece that goes under shifter boot. I just used a push mower foam air filter, worked great cut down on heat and noise.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By 90volvo
mine would do that, was a busted coil.

mine would do that, was a busted coil.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,511
Posted By 90volvo
people will want more detail. Running...

people will want more detail. Running intercooler, and so on. I dont know much about the 2.2. Even with wrong ezk it should start and idle. Ive ran my 240 with open ex. with no effect but I had 2.4...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,698
Posted By 90volvo
yelp I tried every kind of oil/fluid in my m47...

yelp I tried every kind of oil/fluid in my m47 back when I was running it. The pennz synchromesh worked better than any expensive stuff out there.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,391
Posted By 90volvo
To bad they cant get it right. I have extra...

To bad they cant get it right. I have extra header laying around. I think its a CXracing brand, which when I search only thing pops up is co. in sweden. When I was looking for a header, I contacted...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2021, 01:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,391
Posted By 90volvo
I have one Im going to weld the hole up on it...

I have one Im going to weld the hole up on it then redrill it. I think it will work, will be easier than cutting the flange off and flipping then welding. I wll still have to knotch it to access...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,673
Posted By 90volvo
My 3rd gear is going south. Im gonna try couple...

My 3rd gear is going south. Im gonna try couple of things to buy me some time. My sons car did the same thing once, I dropped the pan and cleaned the screen out and he is still driving it. Figured I...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,673
Posted By 90volvo
With the chevy adapter for trans and conv. Will...

With the chevy adapter for trans and conv. Will the volvo 2.4 flywheel still work with the sensor? I have the adapter and just order the conv adapter tonight. I dont drive the car on the highway much...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,673
Posted By 90volvo
400 hp auto options

I know my aw71 isnt gonna take the abuse for ever of my new motor. I dont care if it has overdrive or not. I thought 350turbo, but most that have one in their car isnt happy with them. Turbo 400...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,391
Posted By 90volvo
do you have a link? Ive searched and havnt found...

do you have a link? Ive searched and havnt found the sight you are talking about. thanks
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-17-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,664
Posted By 90volvo
Linuxman is best there is. He helping me at the...

Linuxman is best there is. He helping me at the moment and has been very patient.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,391
Posted By 90volvo
I have a ebay header Id let go for cheap. Its...

I have a ebay header Id let go for cheap. Its nice one; I was going to weld up the bolt hole then redrill it, then cut the flange between ea. pipe. I think that would work and be easier than flipping...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,391
Posted By 90volvo
yelp, they still making them upside down. Back...

yelp, they still making them upside down. Back when I was looking for a header, I sent almost every co. that made them upside down, I tried to explain to them that the header would not work the way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,231
Posted By 90volvo
Dont feel bad, I did the same thing. What was...

Dont feel bad, I did the same thing. What was crazy is I had the tranny out twice swapping flywheels. I guess, I got lucky but not on the 3rd time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,621
Posted By 90volvo
you have to make a donation to turbobricks.

you have to make a donation to turbobricks.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,923
Posted By 90volvo
My car had an engine fire when I was running PNP...

My car had an engine fire when I was running PNP play from kenny. Instead of buying another harness, I built mine. It wasnt hard but time consuming, it helped me learn alot about MS. If you dont want...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,923
Posted By 90volvo
Kennys pnp is top notch. Ive ran the pnp was...

Kennys pnp is top notch. Ive ran the pnp was simple to hook up and he was quick to answer any questions.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,945
Posted By 90volvo
Im running 65mm with ms2 and the lowend is good....

Im running 65mm with ms2 and the lowend is good. Will say when I was running 3 inch IC piping it killed the off idle torque. I switched to 2.5 and the lowend came back. The IC had 2.5 inlet and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By 90volvo
great advice, thanks everybody.

great advice, thanks everybody.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By 90volvo
best up to date plug wires

Im running a header with turbo(20lbs boost) with megas., Running stock ignition with NGK plugs. I think I know why the guy sold the header it cause, its a plug wire eating monster.
Ive searched...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 01:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,038
Posted By 90volvo
when the ring and pinion wear threw the hardened...

when the ring and pinion wear threw the hardened surface, you will get whining noise. I had a worn out 9 inch dif years ago that would whine real loud during acceleration. Hope you get it figured out.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,945
Posted By 90volvo
thanks

thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By 90volvo
Ill take a guess 2900lbs. Had a race car once, it...

Ill take a guess 2900lbs. Had a race car once, it wasnt a Volvo but it weight was 3200lbs. I stripped it of everything, cut metal out the doors, installed lexan on all doors and windshield. No carpet...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,945
Posted By 90volvo
Running megasquirt. 3 inch ic piping

Running megasquirt. 3 inch ic piping
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,595
Posted By 90volvo
I just recieved today a treadstone intercooler,...

I just recieved today a treadstone intercooler, man a big weight difference compared to the ebay ic. So I have an ebay intercooler for sale for cheap if anybody wants it. Will let you know the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,945
Posted By 90volvo
What size did he go with? But yeh, I can build an...

What size did he go with? But yeh, I can build an adapter but that takes time and money for drill bits etc. The carbide hole saw probably cost the most. I figure 3x3inch pattern would be pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,945
Posted By 90volvo
throttle body size?

My setup
-ported 530 head with bigger valves
-Rsi stage 3 cam
-header
-GTX3076r turbo
-1000cc inj.
-KLracing intake
-treadstone intercooler
-E85
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,172
Posted By 90volvo
I have intake installed, man this thing looks...

I have intake installed, man this thing looks huge compared to the stock intake. I had to cut about 1.5 inches off the back of the intake for clear the firewall. I also figured out part of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,172
Posted By 90volvo
just for the record, I welded on some 3/8...

just for the record, I welded on some 3/8 aluminum flat stock for my vacuum lines on the bottom of the intake. Im going to try and figure the linkage out tomorrow. The intake is really tight to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,172
Posted By 90volvo
KLracing intake linkage?

Just curious who has installed KLracing intake manifold. My engine is broke in and its ready for this intake. Just wondering what you did for linkage and the Auto trans cable? Also, is the material...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,532
Posted By 90volvo
Welcome a board, read up on links above. A lot of...

Welcome a board, read up on links above. A lot of good information. I plus T my 240 a few yrs ago. I had a lot of fun with that setup. Npr intercooler- 385 cc injectors- V cam- 3 inch ex. With +90...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,595
Posted By 90volvo
I appreciate the testing and info. Big question...

I appreciate the testing and info. Big question can you get to big of a intercooler. Seeing some people getting a ford diesel truck intercooler. Which this will probably open a whole new can of worms.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,870
Posted By 90volvo
I was told a long time ago everybody thought...

I was told a long time ago everybody thought longer the better for turbo setup. But, now that has changed, they say shorter the better. My guess is on a long tube header you loose heat which is...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,744
Posted By 90volvo
Thanks for the info. Not trying to invent the...

Thanks for the info. Not trying to invent the wheel. Over last few weeks of bad weather I got bored and built a J pipe. And done some swaping here and there.
So, I have all three options...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 997
Posted By 90volvo
Aw71 and downpipe clearance

I had rubber lines for for my trans. coolant which I know is asking for trouble. So I ordered some 3/8 steel line and bought a decent tubing bender. The front line isnt to bad on clearance with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,744
Posted By 90volvo
90plus vs c.header vs Jpipe

Like it says, 90 plus ported manifold vs cutom header vs Na manifold with Jpipe. The engine package is ported head with oversize valves, RSI stage 3 camshaft, Klracing intake, big ebay intercooler,...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By 90volvo
My guess would be; do the Plus T. Because its...

My guess would be; do the Plus T. Because its probably in better shape than the stock T. But kinda depends on the milage and which one is in better shape.
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