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Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,356
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
http://www.rockauto.com/dbphp/x,catalog,64,partnum...

http://www.rockauto.com/dbphp/x,catalog,64,partnum,T149,d,GATES_T149.html

Gates T149

about 1" shorter than an 850 belt... and $29 ...why bother with a bracket?

edit: ok on further...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,356
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
I appreciate the advice but respectfully disagree...

I appreciate the advice but respectfully disagree on the price... I am gonna order his exhaust manifold adapter however.

I'm looking at Gates T331, which has 142 teeth compared to 148 on the 850...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,356
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Why does your avatar-text-thing say you're "so...

Why does your avatar-text-thing say you're "so depressed" paul?


Can't I just find a shorter belt????
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,356
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
timing belt mockup

long-time-no-post


been fiddling with this project forever:

<a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/vjlX1IhLOtX_63VtXa9eAg?feat=embedwebsite"><img...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Its for a '94 B230F thats getting B234 pistons...

Its for a '94 B230F thats getting B234 pistons and new rings and bearings. It had about 80k miles on it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,092
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Bueller?

Bueller?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,092
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
pain

pain
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,092
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
I know it comes with the new piston. You're...

I know it comes with the new piston. You're correct about that, but I don't want to buy a new piston.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,092
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
bump

bump
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,092
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
How do you get a new wrist pin

How the heck do you get a new wrist pin for a B230 / B234... I messed mine up by leaving them soaking in simple green too long and some sort of electrical reaction took the hardened coating off the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 38,201
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
the amount of work you just did to get an early...

the amount of work you just did to get an early 960 with a less fancy dashboard is sort of astonishing...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,568
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Dude your brake booster is on the wrong side

Dude your brake booster is on the wrong side
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,639
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
make one for me paul

make one for me paul
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 41,200
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
How could you do something like that, safely, to...

How could you do something like that, safely, to get more caster instead?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,033
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
How about in a regular 940 Locker, normal gear...

How about in a regular 940 Locker, normal gear oil?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 322,711
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Can you try testing the stock manifold one runner...

Can you try testing the stock manifold one runner at a time for posterity?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,836
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
You keep saying "ideas" even though this has been...

You keep saying "ideas" even though this has been suggested twice now:

CHECK YOUR COOLANT TEMP SENSOR AND YOUR MASS METER

Try running the car with each of them unplugged (one at a time)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,836
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
mass meter, coolant temp sensor, flywheel sensor

mass meter, coolant temp sensor, flywheel sensor
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 43,305
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
your mom

your mom
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,369
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
interesting because they measured about ~95.95mm...

interesting because they measured about ~95.95mm perpendicular to the wrist pin and ~95.5mm along the wrist pin with the calipers i'm using

all of them were pretty close and they seemed to be out...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,237
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
If you really really want to stiffen up the IRS...

If you really really want to stiffen up the IRS you need to go like 400 lb/in...

I was using the previa springs. I had a set that I chopped and an uncut set. IMO the uncut ones worked better.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,369
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Whats the specification on roundness and where do...

Whats the specification on roundness and where do I measure it?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,369
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Was working on the beater for a minute today so I...

Was working on the beater for a minute today so I took pictures of the pistons under my work light.

One Side:
http://img100.imageshack.us/img100/3863/dscf1983.th.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,237
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
I can't think how many mountain roads I tackled...

I can't think how many mountain roads I tackled with Nivos + ~250 lb/in springs at stupid speeds going over crests, dips, cambered turns, dirt roads.

I tried it slightly dropped, I tried it...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,237
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
So basically some idiot crashed his car and...

So basically some idiot crashed his car and therefore its a bad idea?

Try it. Don't drive like a tool.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,168
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
holy crap... the speed at which you work always...

holy crap... the speed at which you work always surprises me
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 49,533
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
I did have problems with the Corolla I did and...

I did have problems with the Corolla I did and the Toyota CAS as well. It would have rpm glitches fairly randomly but not that often. In the end the guy wasn't paying me anymore, wasn't a close...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,369
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
What should I do about these dings on the sides,...

What should I do about these dings on the sides, can I just sand them smooth and then have them hot tanked? Should I use calipers to make sure they weren't put out of round? It doesn't look that bad...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,369
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
My b230 pistons are C and D, two of each. ...

My b230 pistons are C and D, two of each.

B234 pistons don't appear to have any letters on them
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,369
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
B234F pistons in a B230

So I picked up some B234 pistons for cheap. These should fit into a regular B230 block with the same wrist pins and rods, right?

They do look like they have been dinged up a little bit from being...
Forum: showroom 02-16-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,836
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
:facepalm:

:facepalm:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,303
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
don't be a hoser, put a cat on it

don't be a hoser, put a cat on it
Forum: showroom 02-06-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,507
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Can you post some pictures of your distributor...

Can you post some pictures of your distributor mods?
Forum: showroom 02-05-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,507
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Check the FAQ, a ~'95 850 timing belt or some...

Check the FAQ, a ~'95 850 timing belt or some Hyundai V6 belt should work
Forum: showroom 02-04-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,507
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Hey, what exactly did you do to the distributor...

Hey, what exactly did you do to the distributor and what car did you get that cap off of
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2009, 04:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,216
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Why the **** wouldn't they just put an AW71 on it

Why the **** wouldn't they just put an AW71 on it
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,598
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Your PCV system partially works based on a port...

Your PCV system partially works based on a port that is before the throttle body... That said, if you're not flowing that liquid through some sort of nozzle or injector then its probably just mostly...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2009, 02:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,598
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
facepalm?

facepalm?
Forum: showroom 01-09-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,873
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Yeah better to just shove it down the throat of a...

Yeah better to just shove it down the throat of a dolphin and buy useless **** rather than show a little ingenuity.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,135
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
how on earth do you figure that... unless you...

how on earth do you figure that... unless you mean the valve coves?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,135
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
What if there is a hole in the head for the...

What if there is a hole in the head for the dizzy... should probably just use the 530 valve cover eh?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,135
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,138
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
This could be the most unnecessary thread in the...

This could be the most unnecessary thread in the history of history.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 55,708
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Looking real nice. Coleman coil-overs ftw.... ...

Looking real nice. Coleman coil-overs ftw....



Hey you think I could come pick up some of that junk I left up there at some point before you leave? I need some new tires and I figured i'd buy...
Forum: showroom 12-22-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,898
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
has someone made a fail / face palm combination...

has someone made a fail / face palm combination motivational poster yet?
Forum: showroom 11-17-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,856
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
I did check the oil... no coolant. It didn't blow...

I did check the oil... no coolant. It didn't blow into a coolant passage....

Oil was actually not bad. I'm fixing the head its gonna be ok
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 37,526
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
good to know, thanks

good to know, thanks
Forum: showroom 11-13-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,856
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Hey I'm sorry... didn't realize you were actually...

Hey I'm sorry... didn't realize you were actually offering to fix my head.

Appreciate the offer



Well it did seem like there was some pretty bad preignition on the #3 cylinder but it didn't...
Forum: showroom 11-12-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,856
Posted By PetesDustyVolvo
Thanks I will keep that in mind... It is a long...

Thanks I will keep that in mind... It is a long way to drive though. He wanted $85 to skim the head and I thought that was way too much.

We actually have a machine shop at my work. I need to talk...
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