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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Fa182
This is awesome, great read. Amazed by the...

This is awesome, great read.
Amazed by the workmanship that went into this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By Fa182
I just went ahead and ordered it. Let's see what...

I just went ahead and ordered it. Let's see what happens :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By Fa182
Thanks guys, I'm sure I can figure something out...

Thanks guys, I'm sure I can figure something out for the latch.


That is the 95+ version which is not the one I'm looking at.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By Fa182
Thanks for the responses. I've been up and down...

Thanks for the responses.
I've been up and down the parts catalogue and am confident I can make this work.
Just wanted to ask if anyone has done this.

To clarify, the one GCP has in stock is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By Fa182
Early 960 / 940 armrest interchangeability

I've been looking for a cupholder armrest for my 97 940 for a while unsuccessfully and just found that GCP has a NOS cupholder armrest for the -94 960 model in stock.
I'm really tempted to buy it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Fa182
Sorry, I did indeed confuse it with the EGR plug.

Sorry, I did indeed confuse it with the EGR plug.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Fa182
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Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Fa182
I installed a 45. Straight would hit the oil...

I installed a 45. Straight would hit the oil filter.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By Fa182
+1 on the AFR gauge. Later Turbo cars use...

+1 on the AFR gauge.

Later Turbo cars use 337cc injectors (the green 804's) and although they usually have a bit of headroom from my experience when turning up the boost, I'd make sure your AFR...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Fa182
Stock on my late (97) 945 was 22 front / 16 back....

Stock on my late (97) 945 was 22 front / 16 back.
It made an unbelievable difference, especially coming from such a small rear bar.

I don't lie when I say I can take some certain corners 15-20kmh...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Fa182
You don't need to upgrade sway bars or even...

You don't need to upgrade sway bars or even shocks if you are installing lowering springs per se.

I am using stock shocks with 50mm/40mm lowering springs and the ride is more than fine for daily...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By Fa182
From my 97/98 Greenbook: First picture is...

From my 97/98 Greenbook:

First picture is for low / high beams (pins 1,2) and second picture is for the fogs (pin 3)
Ground for both is pin 4.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By Fa182
All 4 corners of the car should have 5 studs + 1...

All 4 corners of the car should have 5 studs + 1 disc / wheel pin.

The pin is not necessary per se, it should just hold the brake disc on when removing the caliper.
Meaning if the pin is not...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2021, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By Fa182
https://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/B3kAAOSw...

https://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/B3kAAOSw35pgEZ8a/$_59.JPG
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,225
Posted By Fa182
Just came here to say I have no idea what you...

Just came here to say I have no idea what you guys are talking about, but it's awesome seeing what you are doing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By Fa182
I know right! :lol: Not sure what you...

I know right! :lol:



Not sure what you mean, I was just saying that the stock steel wheels on a 940 are 15".
Forum: website & board 04-19-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By Fa182
I think in OT you generally can't post...

I think in OT you generally can't post attachments. Says the same for me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By Fa182
Right, I just wasn't sure if they were 15", I...

Right, I just wasn't sure if they were 15", I know they fit 7/9 and since OP seems to be looking for 15" only...

Stock steelies are 15" too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By Fa182
Aren't Dracos 15" too?

Aren't Dracos 15" too?
Forum: showroom 04-18-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Fa182
They're certainly in the parts catalogue called...

They're certainly in the parts catalogue called "Alter 1", and from what I've found they were pre 1978, but I'm not sure on that (catalogue doesn't list any years).

"Alter 2" are the ones mounted...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2021, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By Fa182
There's also a 740/760 accessories catalog on...

There's also a 740/760 accessories catalog on GCP: https://www.gcp.se/en/catalogues/model/accessories/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By Fa182
Good job! Looks great, not noticeable from afar.

Good job!
Looks great, not noticeable from afar.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By Fa182
I'm pretty sure the difference is that the emblem...

I'm pretty sure the difference is that the emblem is not centered on the chrome grill (slightly upwards) and it's in the middle on the eggcrate grill.

The upper slash above the emblem is shorter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By Fa182
The slashes are not the same for the chrome and...

The slashes are not the same for the chrome and eggcrate grill.

The one for the standard chrome grill is still available (p/n 1358488), however the one for the eggcrate is NLA (p/n 3518659)
The...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By Fa182
Just to be safe, did you reset the ECU (by...

Just to be safe, did you reset the ECU (by clamping off the battery for a while) and let it relearn after turning up the boost, so it can adjust the fuel mixture accordingly?
LH 2.4 is capable of...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By Fa182
I'm using these:...

I'm using these: https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=355788
I got them back when he started making them, but Swedbrick now sells them here in Europe, so get in touch with him if you want.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By Fa182
Well there's not much happening below 2,500 on my...

Well there's not much happening below 2,500 on my B230FT either.
I'm also running a 16T at around 0,9bar.

Just an idea.
Are you running the stock Intercooler? That's quite a big limiting factor...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,719
Posted By Fa182
I wouldn't hesitate to use the stuff if it's in...

I wouldn't hesitate to use the stuff if it's in good condition and visually alright.

Just make sure to use the important monitoring tools to check if the engine is healthy and working properly...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2021, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,719
Posted By Fa182
Don't buy that cheap Amazon / Ebay stuff. ...

Don't buy that cheap Amazon / Ebay stuff.

Get all the factory stuff (manifold, turbo, oil and water lines, intercooler, ECU + EZK, etc.) from a turbo car and be done with it.
If you need...
Forum: article composition 03-31-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 139,042
Posted By Fa182
http://www.240.se/ claims they have over 1,000...

http://www.240.se/ claims they have over 1,000 service bulletins for 1/2 series although a lot of them are in Swedish. - http://www.240.se/litteratur/sm.htm

Also tons of Greenbook and other stuff.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,949
Posted By Fa182
If I were you, I'd just go the 16T + NPR way. ...

If I were you, I'd just go the 16T + NPR way.

It seems by far the easiest where you're at and I'm not sure if the 13/18/19T combination will actually be that much more noticeable.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,949
Posted By Fa182
If you don't mind welding a new flange to your...

If you don't mind welding a new flange to your downpipe, I'd say a 16T with a flat flange is the easiest and cheapest way to go.

There are 2 varieties of the 16T, flat and angled flange.
For the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,614
Posted By Fa182
KL says it fits 240 Turbos too, I personally...

KL says it fits 240 Turbos too, I personally don't know though.
If the output flange is the same, then of course it would.
https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/downpiperor-volvo-940-turbo.html
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,614
Posted By Fa182
I bought this from KL Racing (from my for sale...

I bought this from KL Racing (from my for sale thread - http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=342720)
Meant to bolt up to the stock 13C.

https://i.imgur.com/lKTAXcJ.jpg?1
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,253
Posted By Fa182
Maybe someone else will chime in with feedback,...

Maybe someone else will chime in with feedback, but the quotes from their websites literally say:

"These mounts are intended to replace the original oil filled mounts that fail."
&
"It’s a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,253
Posted By Fa182
https://www.classicswede.co.uk/940_B200_and_B230_P...

https://www.classicswede.co.uk/940_B200_and_B230_PU_engine_mount/p1733344_20245562.aspx

http://www.retroturbo.com/?product=polyurethane-engine-mount-8v-b200-b230-2
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,598
Posted By Fa182
I would say your engine is perfectly fine, but...

I would say your engine is perfectly fine, but let's wait on the comments from the real experts (I'm not one of them)

Anyway, mine had almost the same results the last time I tested it (B230FT)....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,598
Posted By Fa182
According to the pocket data book, the...

According to the pocket data book, the compression ratio for both the B200/230's are spec'd as 9bar or 130psi with a max deviaton of 2bar or 30psi between the cylinders.

See here:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,406
Posted By Fa182
Not sure if you're asking for suggestions on...

Not sure if you're asking for suggestions on winter tires?

Anyway, in our neck of the woods, Continental WinterContact usually always come out on top during tire tests from various automobile...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,572
Posted By Fa182
No problem, correct. You will likely not reach...

No problem, correct.
You will likely not reach 200bhp with the stock components, as mentioned more times in your other threads.



Yes and no.

Stock intercooler is fine for that power, but an...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,572
Posted By Fa182
A 1997 940 is LH 2.4.

A 1997 940 is LH 2.4.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,572
Posted By Fa182
Later 940 Turbos do not have an inline pump under...

Later 940 Turbos do not have an inline pump under the car AFAIK.

My 97 certainly doesn't have one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,951
Posted By Fa182
The Sylvania kit seems great on PF's very...

The Sylvania kit seems great on PF's very thorough (as usual) test.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/iDB5U4QUdD0" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay;...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By Fa182
0 as soon as you donate to the site and get your...

0 as soon as you donate to the site and get your name in elusive blue :nod:

Until then, you need to upload them on an external site and use the [IMG] tags here.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Fa182
If you have a TD04HL-16T then do as in my link....

If you have a TD04HL-16T then do as in my link. Those turbos came in later FWD cars (V70's).

I don't know the TD05 to say if it's the same. I don't think Volvos came with a TD05.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Fa182
How to setup a 15g/16t/18t/19t for RWD...

How to setup a 15g/16t/18t/19t for RWD (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=83929)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 03:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,572
Posted By Fa182
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=355...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=355788
He made 184whp with a 13C at 14psi and his chips.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,931
Posted By Fa182
Idiot light didn't trigger before but could be,...

Idiot light didn't trigger before but could be, given the short distance I had :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,931
Posted By Fa182
Back when I had the alt go out on my old 2004...

Back when I had the alt go out on my old 2004 Fiat Stilo, I didn't even make 10 kilometres (about 6.5 miles or so) when the car shut off and I coasted the rest into my driveway, that was with no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By Fa182
The blue wire is connected to the right terminal...

The blue wire is connected to the right terminal on the coil?
Grounds are connected on the intake?
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