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Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,418
Posted By JE Jr
In the future, if you reconsider, the later...

In the future, if you reconsider, the later versions have water/oil cooler and as far as I know they are superior to the oil/air cooler. Both in terms of cooling and the fact they help increase oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,418
Posted By JE Jr
I dont remember, but doesnt diesels have the big...

I dont remember, but doesnt diesels have the big intercooler also in 740? If so, the front should have the proper cutouts to fit the 940 92-onwards kit for cars with aircon, which means the radiator...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,001
Posted By JE Jr
I think all is depending on model year. A 1998...

I think all is depending on model year.
A 1998 model (cold market if matters) has no flapper, both "flapper inlets" closed and a small front inlet and no foam insert.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,079
Posted By JE Jr
If that turbine housing was only used for 240 GrA...

If that turbine housing was only used for 240 GrA I would more or less say finding 20pieces today will be nearly impossible :/
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,512
Posted By JE Jr
Since people get aluminium cylinder heads...

Since people get aluminium cylinder heads rewelded after a failure, I assume its possible to add some material on the cover as well, and then drill the holes? Ok it won't be very cheap but...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,452
Posted By JE Jr
Where are you located? Have you tried ebay, tgere...

Where are you located? Have you tried ebay, tgere are a few out right now. Try search for: 3531648

BR
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,856
Posted By JE Jr
If the sticker on the right axle tube is there...

If the sticker on the right axle tube is there which they almost always are. (check from rear of the car), check if it is 1031 or 1041.
1031=no locker.
1041=locker.
BR
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,245
Posted By JE Jr
It's not sure the pressureplate gives the highest...

It's not sure the pressureplate gives the highest clamping force at the thickness of the clutch disc. If you have the possibility, have it measured and probably you will need to shim it.
BR
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,378
Posted By JE Jr
Great job! Is there a specific reason to use...

Great job!

Is there a specific reason to use the p80 302mm discs instead of p2 305mm discs?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,653
Posted By JE Jr
Whats the smallest inner diameter of the 3inch...

Whats the smallest inner diameter of the 3inch downpipe at the connection to the conical housing? Stock downpipe is 56mm.

I measured the smallest diameter of conical turbine housing outlet is...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,854
Posted By JE Jr
Are you sure the new spark plug wires are ok? ...

Are you sure the new spark plug wires are ok?

A friend just recently had issues with almost new wires actually, and after heavy fault tracing he put some random very old ones back in and it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,519
Posted By JE Jr
Check with classicswede.co.uk?

Check with classicswede.co.uk?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,519
Posted By JE Jr
I would try the 22mm. I upgraded to the 20mm...

I would try the 22mm.

I upgraded to the 20mm on my previous 142 with only other modifications
* Koni Classic shocks (can higly recommend!)
* 240 Virgo wheels with 195/60R15 tires.

It was a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,181
Posted By JE Jr
For reference: 240 B230E had 530+A-cam:...

For reference:
240 B230E had 530+A-cam: 95kW@5250rpm 190Nm@3000rpm
740 B230E had 530+V-cam: 96kW@5500rpm 190Nm@3300rpm

I have a feeling the exhaust on 240 is more restrictive than 740 which can...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,989
Posted By JE Jr
Unfortunately I dont have somewhere to host pics...

Unfortunately I dont have somewhere to host pics otherwise I could have uploaded a pic on our 940 with "basic VOC rally tuning" which basicaly is a B230FB (531) with milled head approx...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,851
Posted By JE Jr
If you have any company importing the Simons...

If you have any company importing the Simons sports exhaust to USA they still carry IRS Turbo exhaust in 2.5inch.

https://simons.se/products/sportsystem/volvo/740-760/760/386
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,528
Posted By JE Jr
I must say I have no experience with this kind of...

I must say I have no experience with this kind of issues but a similar was discussed on a swedish board recently. One guy suggested it could be wastegate flow redirected into exhaust pipe too close...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,585
Posted By JE Jr
Yes 740, I think ive seen that Dave Barton has...

Yes 740, I think ive seen that Dave Barton has replacement senders if someone has it missing for their gauge?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
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Views: 2,905
Posted By JE Jr
Here you have the parts catalogues so you can...

Here you have the parts catalogues so you can check what it should be.

BR

https://www.gcp.se/katalog/modell/140/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,673
Posted By JE Jr
The leak on the cat I'm talking about is just...

The leak on the cat I'm talking about is just where pipes connect to cat just before the O2 sensor. It can be a little tricky to find but having it on a lift and feeling with a hand for moving air...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,673
Posted By JE Jr
The leak on the cat I'm talking about is just...

The leak on the cat I'm talking about is just where pipes connect to cat just before the O2 sensor. It can be a little tricky to find but having it on a lift and feeling with a hand for moving air...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,949
Posted By JE Jr
Oh. You wanted to find where those part numbers...

Oh. You wanted to find where those part numbers comes from. That can also be done at gcp.se

Just press search on your pn and you will find a link to xorrect catalogue and page :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,949
Posted By JE Jr
Www.gcp.se Then chose catalogues (or...

Www.gcp.se

Then chose catalogues (or katalog)

Then chose your car and you have complete parts catalogues :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,869
Posted By JE Jr
I think there's a possibility to add softener to...

I think there's a possibility to add softener to the paint to make it withstand the flex.

Those wings are made both in hard and soft versions, dont know why really?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,946
Posted By JE Jr
Here's some more suggestions whst to look into ...

Here's some more suggestions whst to look into

I'm pretty sure an aluminium valve cover will reduce noise over the standard stamped steel one. And as a side effect it also looks much better ;)
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,673
Posted By JE Jr
A bosch sensor, yes but is it correct partnumber?...

A bosch sensor, yes but is it correct partnumber? Www.gcp.se choose catalogues then find the correct part number and check if that corresponds to yours.

I had lot of isdues with my previous 95...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,915
Posted By JE Jr
Nope. Use the specified torque and angle to avoid...

Nope. Use the specified torque and angle to avoid it getting loose and have the possibility to snap the key on the gear for cambelt.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,797
Posted By JE Jr
The 2 diferent chassis braces on the following...

The 2 diferent chassis braces on the following link is a very nice upgrade! The ones pictured are Volvo Original but there are aftermarket too.

The lower 2 small braces are fitted to all 960 95-...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 308,987
Posted By JE Jr
Thanks for the really good info! Just a question,...

Thanks for the really good info! Just a question, "Intake Valve open at TDC" is that measured with 0.015" valve lash or not?

BR
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,664
Posted By JE Jr
Hi! Sometimes this can happen with the drive...

Hi!

Sometimes this can happen with the drive shaft (i forgot the english word, the thing from gearbox to rear axle) support bearing being in need for changing position, upwards. Especially if the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,091
Posted By JE Jr
No, the Volvo R-sport (or rather Competition...

No, the Volvo R-sport (or rather Competition Service) bars were 25mm front/20mm rear but rear was adjustable as seen here.

I had a set once, but I sold it.

The front anti sway also didnt have...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,166
Posted By JE Jr
Here you can see some pics Still the 1031...

Here you can see some pics

Still the 1031 live rear axle but suspension is heavily modified

http://www.motorsport4sale.net/intervju-sillyseason2010-80-johan-ydrefalk.asp
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 45,476
Posted By JE Jr
The springs used in the swedish "Stock" class for...

The springs used in the swedish "Stock" class for 740/940 on gravel rallying is 38N/mm front, rears normally we use some standard spring, some people use the 12mm 240 rear springs cut to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 41,992
Posted By JE Jr
In the standard rallying class in Sweden where...

In the standard rallying class in Sweden where 240/740/940 competes, they use stock B230FB-engines (LH2.4 & 531) , but blueprinted, and reach upto 170metric horsepowers. Revlimiter is normally at...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 28,272
Posted By JE Jr
Yes, but aren't that a device for directing, or...

Yes, but aren't that a device for directing, or smoothen out air flow in some way before the HUGE wings used on the same cars, or did some cars come with that device and no wing?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,959
Posted By JE Jr
A non-slotted camshaft can be slotted in the...

A non-slotted camshaft can be slotted in the garage if urgent...

I have a "aftermarket slotted" K-cam in my car. It was not done by me though, but by the previous owner. No issues! But do note...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 28,272
Posted By JE Jr
I know the thread owner was asking for 940 stuff,...

I know the thread owner was asking for 940 stuff, but since a lot of discussion on 700 series is ongoing, take a look at the 760 GroupA prototype discussed a while ago. It has a rear roof extension,...
Forum: showroom 12-18-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,527
Posted By JE Jr
Yes they were (and I think they still are)...

Yes they were (and I think they still are) available in both directions.

Look in the official accessory catalogue, scroll to page 37....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,441
Posted By JE Jr
you sure the anti sway bar end links are OK?...

you sure the anti sway bar end links are OK? Those are the most common parts for making noise...

As for the subframe bushings, buy the inserts in polyurethan from IPD. They are really a great...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,456
Posted By JE Jr
Now they just recently started rallying 850s in...

Now they just recently started rallying 850s in the forests in Sweden, maybe that could be something? There are as well some rallying parts developed for that. For the S40 I know of nothing. It's not...
Forum: showroom 07-26-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,990
Posted By JE Jr
It's a genuine Volvo wheel. If by "made" you mean...

It's a genuine Volvo wheel. If by "made" you mean "designed", it it's the same guy that designed the Polaris wheels and C30 facelift etc.
Forum: showroom 06-06-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,197
Posted By JE Jr
Looks like its made for a hubcap/centercap => not...

Looks like its made for a hubcap/centercap => not a motorsport wheel.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,895
Posted By JE Jr
No, the green ones are the bolt-on stuff from a...

No, the green ones are the bolt-on stuff from a 960 95- & S/V90. Depending on your model year yu might be missing the third hole to fit this brace, but I miss that hole as well ad it works well...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,895
Posted By JE Jr
There are some stuff you should do depending on...

There are some stuff you should do depending on your goals and budget.

The bushings marked EB-599F are most certain shot and needs replacement!
http://www.kgtrimning.com/skiss740fram.gif

For...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,895
Posted By JE Jr
Yes, I felt a difference going from 23->24mm. ...

Yes, I felt a difference going from 23->24mm.

First I felt it was a little to much understeer, then I installed the tiny braces from 960 95- on the crossbar holding engine and control arms and I...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,970
Posted By JE Jr
Try the Volvo OEM brace then, I guess it's stll...

Try the Volvo OEM brace then, I guess it's stll available
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,718
Posted By JE Jr
Hm... I have found a 2010 v8 w sports package for...

Hm... I have found a 2010 v8 w sports package for sale in Sweden, i might be able to go there and check if it has nivos and the VIN during thé weekend
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,718
Posted By JE Jr
Have a chat with "COMark" on Swedepeed, seems...

Have a chat with "COMark" on Swedepeed, seems like he just ordered a S80 with dynamic package, aka, lowered sports suspension. At least it looks like that by looking at his wheels
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,718
Posted By JE Jr
By Nivomats I mean load levelling, Im not sure if...

By Nivomats I mean load levelling, Im not sure if Volvo still uses Nivomats (thats a name of a brand, right?) but some kind of active damper that adjust the right height to normal level automatically.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,718
Posted By JE Jr
look here, when sports chassis was introduced in...

look here, when sports chassis was introduced in 2010 it has nivomats, at least according to different sources quoted:
...
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