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Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By fastcomet
T5 cable or hydralic pedal

Im running a 93 240 and aiming for 300hp. I currently have an AW70 that actually surviving with 15g at 16lbs boost. I know hard to believe. Im gathering parts for T5 swap and Im curious if a...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,077
Posted By fastcomet
Sure, I have access to a 240 wagon, the clutch is...

Sure, I have access to a 240 wagon, the clutch is gone but the trans feel pretty decent. Another one in local salvage yard. I was curious, if it was worth a giving it a shot. But believe everyone is...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-12-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,660
Posted By fastcomet
update?

update?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,077
Posted By fastcomet
Who has run m46 on 300 plus?

kinda what heading says. Who has ran somewhere in ball part of 300 hp on a M46 trans? I know all about the M47s being a weak but M46s I find all seem to be intact and runnable. I know I can search...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,076
Posted By fastcomet
I wouldnt worry about swapping to a turbo head....

I wouldnt worry about swapping to a turbo head. Yes, ex. valve are filled to withstand the turbo heat but on a NA, you have no worries. In fact most +T stay with the NA head with no problems. As far...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,883
Posted By fastcomet
Looks pretty nice; I here ya on megasquirt, I was...

Looks pretty nice; I here ya on megasquirt, I was blind to it and lost. But plenty of people on here helped me out. If I did it again would I go a different route? Probably not the others are to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,759
Posted By fastcomet
machine shop called this morning and had the head...

machine shop called this morning and had the head all done. They came threw, my dad already has it on and running. Not sure what if there is a bill dad and them had a long talk about it. Anyways I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,759
Posted By fastcomet
LOL. Thats my pops, he is helping me with my 240...

LOL. Thats my pops, he is helping me with my 240 in fact hes my volvo mechanic. Im learning alot of these Volvos as we go along. He has no way taking meat off of the valve stem. He does have a drill...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,759
Posted By fastcomet
yes, I am in ozarks of missouri near El Dorado...

yes, I am in ozarks of missouri near El Dorado Springs Mo. 64744. The machine shop is in springfield mo. couple of hour drive. But any big city is 2 hours for us. I was thinking of telling machine...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-24-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,410
Posted By fastcomet
I dont have any experience with any aftermarket...

I dont have any experience with any aftermarket trans ECU. But I would like to see a modern auto catch on like the T5. New cars have 10 speeds and they are fast, be cool if we could come up with a 6...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,759
Posted By fastcomet
Hey I appreciate it. But yes, when they told me...

Hey I appreciate it. But yes, when they told me my bill was 375 and that included take .030. I was like man thats alot but all would been fine if they did a good job. Now play the waiting game with...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,759
Posted By fastcomet
[QUOTE=2manyturbos;6202360]Thatís pathetic. What...

[QUOTE=2manyturbos;6202360]Thatís pathetic. What a lame excuse. BTW, $300 should easily cover a 4 cylinder valve job on an 8 valve head unless a lot of parts need to be replaced.

No parts...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,759
Posted By fastcomet
I appreciate all the advice. But no the hushers...

I appreciate all the advice. But no the hushers were not installed. Basically when head came back all the parts were in a box and valves tapped onto the head so they wouldnt fall out. I set the cam...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,759
Posted By fastcomet
[QUOTE=cmsuter;6202155]But then that involves the...

[QUOTE=cmsuter;6202155]But then that involves the car being down for a week or so. Obviously if that's the only option then there isn't much of a choice but it'd be a lot more convenient to just get...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,759
Posted By fastcomet
I have measured and Im coming up with 3.15-3.18mm...

I have measured and Im coming up with 3.15-3.18mm shims, which Ive searched for that size and have not found anything. With my thinnest shim I dont have any lash. Im thinking about sending head back...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 02:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,759
Posted By fastcomet
Whos renting valve shim kit>

Im estimating 3.15-3.20 mm shims. Head has had a valve job and the new cam base circle is .015 bigger. Ive searched IPD web site but could not find the kit. Id be willing to buy a set if possible...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,284
Posted By fastcomet
Valve spring shim size?

Read or heard somebody saying that stainless steel washers work out well to shim stock valve springs. Installing a B cam and springs I have are low miles less than 100000 miles. But would like to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,048
Posted By fastcomet
hey thanks for the pics. Ill remember that trick.

hey thanks for the pics. Ill remember that trick.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By fastcomet
have one, pm sent

have one, pm sent
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,844
Posted By fastcomet
nice build car looks sharp.

nice build car looks sharp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,048
Posted By fastcomet
weld a huge nut on top of it. My sons car was...

weld a huge nut on top of it. My sons car was really bad and that was the only way I could get a grip on it and used a 4ft long cheater bar. Be prepared to look for another assembly, the thread are...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,135
Posted By fastcomet
D-Valve

Has anybody experimented or tried a D-valve (sorry dont know the proper name.) Its installed right before the throttle body and allows the engine to pull air from the atmoshpere instead of the turbo....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,287
Posted By fastcomet
Ive been there with a 19t and almost pulled the...

Ive been there with a 19t and almost pulled the trigger on the 9 blade. But after researching I decided to abandon the 19t and went a whole different route. Id say if your happy spending that money...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By fastcomet
yeh I was just outside thinking about doing that....

yeh I was just outside thinking about doing that. I have a new intercooler for the car, it came out of a 2018 cadillac ATS. Its gonna work great,. Im replacing the ebay cooler, I also have a topicaly...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By fastcomet
AWW that take all the fun out of it. LOL. No...

AWW that take all the fun out of it. LOL. No seriously I figured they were impossible to find. But I will post a wanted ad but building one would be pretty cool but Im sure Id end up with alot more...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2021, 01:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By fastcomet
Yeh from the looks of it, might be worth a shot....

Yeh from the looks of it, might be worth a shot. Will do some research.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By fastcomet
diy +T fan shroud

I desire to keep mechanical fan during my second plus T on 93 volvo 240. I know the turbo fan shrouds are a hard find. Some have taken the 740 fan shroud and made it work but with alot of hacking....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2021, 12:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,453
Posted By fastcomet
Ive heard of guys using transmission fluid.

Ive heard of guys using transmission fluid.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By fastcomet
yelp, Ive messed around with mine and some...

yelp, Ive messed around with mine and some preload is the key. I loosened mine and had alot of vibrations, then tightened it and they were gone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,435
Posted By fastcomet
Regardless it was done by independent lab....

Regardless it was done by independent lab. Anyways valvoline and Castrol did well. Which I can pick up at local parts store.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,102
Posted By fastcomet
You have afr gauge?

You have afr gauge?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,347
Posted By fastcomet
I’d say it would be wise to learn how to build...

I’d say it would be wise to learn how to build auto transmission. I bet there is enough info online to walk you threw it. You might have to buy some specialty tools.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,828
Posted By fastcomet
Thanks a million. I search but I was putting in...

Thanks a million. I search but I was putting in 1/2 thread to 6an. Probably why I couldn’t find it.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,828
Posted By fastcomet
Trans cooling lines

Iíve search and really found an answer. Looking for a trans coolant line fittings. Would
Like for it to fit tans thread and 6am male with 90 degree turn on it. Currently I have a 90 degree steel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,024
Posted By fastcomet
What’s the rpm? I like a higher idle keep oil...

What’s the rpm? I like a higher idle keep oil pressure up. But if it to high can be a pain. Could be a vacuum leak.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,190
Posted By fastcomet
hmm maybe I have downloaded and read a different...

hmm maybe I have downloaded and read a different manual than you guys have? I get bits and pieces but nothing like a complete diagram. I have the cps wired up as manual shows but doesnt show the rest...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,190
Posted By fastcomet
Megasquirt ignition help

Iím deep into installing new addition of Microsquirt. Iím kinda stumped and when I search I only get bits and pieces. Hereís what I have for setup.
60/2 flywheel (which is hooked up to shielded ms....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 35,875
Posted By fastcomet
If you don’t want to pull the head. Get a smaller...

If you don’t want to pull the head. Get a smaller cam with more duration on exhaust side. If your stock compression then your cam is way to big.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,249
Posted By fastcomet
Wrist pin locks

Looking for a source for new wrist pin locks. Going to run stock pistons with aftermarket rods. Canít seem to find anything on google search. Ty
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By fastcomet
What would you recommend? Been looking at...

What would you recommend? Been looking at Td05-20g. Doubt they bolt to my 90plus manifold. I would need some kind of adapter?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By fastcomet
Ty for chiming in. I have my turbo off trying to...

Ty for chiming in. I have my turbo off trying to decide whether to buy a 7cm ex. Housing or just buy a bigger turbo? Will say the 19t is temperamental. Like to keep some low end.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,013
Posted By fastcomet
Well they arrived today. They are shorter. I’ve...

Well they arrived today. They are shorter. I’ve searched for right spacers but unsure what I need.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By fastcomet
19t upgrade

Iím running a 19t with npr- stage 2 rsi cam- 800cc inj. - 3in ex. My exhaust housing is cracked and leaking real bad. Iím gonna buy a exhaust housing to fix it. I saw that they offer a 7cm housing vs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,013
Posted By fastcomet
Anybody have a link? Thanks

Anybody have a link? Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,917
Posted By fastcomet
Well good deal. You probably did one of the most...

Well good deal. You probably did one of the most frustrating jobs on Volvo. On one of my volvo I made a whole new dip stick out of 5/8 or 3/4 copper tubing. Hope all stays buttoned up. You could...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-26-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,002
Posted By fastcomet
I dont mind keeping my foot on throttle as its...

I dont mind keeping my foot on throttle as its warming up. Im switching intakes out tonight and just thought Id clean up engine comp. a bit and get rid of things that I dont need. Intake has volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,805
Posted By fastcomet
Inner tie rods. Everybody forget s about them.

Inner tie rods. Everybody forget s about them.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-26-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,002
Posted By fastcomet
Sorry if my question wasn’t real clear. I guess...

Sorry if my question wasn’t real clear. I guess what I’m asking is can I plug the idle control hose fitting in the intake and remove all the extra idle c. Motor. And just crack the throttle blades...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-26-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,002
Posted By fastcomet
megasquirt idle

Putting a new intake on today with big throttle body. To clean up hoses etc. Can megasquirt take care of idle by cracking the throttle blade instead of running Idle Control Motor. Which I replaced...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,013
Posted By fastcomet
Evo X injectors

did some swapping and ended up with new set of Gram 1000cc injectors but for EVO X Mitsubishi. Will they fit a factor 92 volvo fuel rail and intake. Ive search and really only found one thread.Guy...
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