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Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2021, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Thanks guys, I appreciate it. I almost got them...

Thanks guys, I appreciate it. I almost got them (m10/150s) from a Diesel website. Figured they were bigger? hard to tell for me without taking my turbo blanket off, etc. Now hopefully they have...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 13,904
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Btw, first guy to start a group-buy... please let...

Btw, first guy to start a group-buy... please let me know in muh PMs! Thanks. ;)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 13,904
Posted By VolvoGuy123
This is all very fascinating. Really. But can it...

This is all very fascinating. Really. But can it shoot flames out of the tail pipe? :oogle::-P;-) lol.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Anyone know offhand what size the "turbo to manifold" studs are?

I'm looking for an extended set to use a T3 adapter on my 90+ manifold. Is it m8 or m10? 1.25 or 1.5. I'm getting conflicting "internets reports!" lol. Are they the same studs as the exh mani itself?...
Forum: website & board 05-03-2021, 12:37 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 130,059
Posted By VolvoGuy123
This place has been a big part of my life since...

This place has been a big part of my life since around 2006. Ive been to meet and greets, made some friends and probably a few foes. lol. But, I've learned and I've shared. I went from a kid to a man...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,420
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Well, I do have a few advantages most do not. My...

Well, I do have a few advantages most do not. My car is only lowered 1.5" or so, my fenders are already rolled and u have (air-lift) bags in the rear springs (to adjust height a bit) and for more...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,420
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Well, close. lol. And you aren't wrong, pictures...

Well, close. lol. And you aren't wrong, pictures really don't do it justice. I'm probably going to serve as an example one way or another and just buy the tires, cross my fingers and report back to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,420
Posted By VolvoGuy123
See, I have been using that but it's so close...

See, I have been using that but it's so close that even a change in brand name of tire might make the difference. I need someone who has done this setup (or similar) before to shed some insight. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,420
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Will these (wheels) tires fit?

I recently installed a set of 18" Eikers with 225/40/18's. Now they are fine but would like alittle more meat in width and height which I have the room for except for the strut perch clearance. (*see...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,156
Posted By VolvoGuy123
I actually held it before it fully unwound and...

I actually held it before it fully unwound and then rewound it a few turns. I just guessed basically but it seems I got the "clock spring" in a good enough position. It only makes noise on a full...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,156
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Thinking about it, my air bag wire (orange) is...

Thinking about it, my air bag wire (orange) is connected to that black ring. How is it on previous (or alternate) years? Unless it's separate and just looks that way?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,156
Posted By VolvoGuy123
That's weird, we basically have the same car 1...

That's weird, we basically have the same car 1 year apart. Volvo and their weird manufacturing practices! lol. My year didn't even have a turbo badge or gauge. But Did you try spraying dry silicone...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,156
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Ah, I was thinking of that or just trimming it to...

Ah, I was thinking of that or just trimming it to fit because the orange SRS wire is also still in the way. Do you happen to have any idea how to properly remove it before I just rip it out gorilla...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,156
Posted By VolvoGuy123
This is my setup. 1995 940 turbo.

This is my setup. 1995 940 turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,156
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Hey, did you ever solve your problem? I just...

Hey, did you ever solve your problem? I just started my new momo wheel install using the momo (9011) adapter and it doesn't seem to fit correctly. The spline is correct but that black plastic ring...
Forum: website & board 04-11-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 130,059
Posted By VolvoGuy123
$25 sent for now... More is on the way. and now I...

$25 sent for now... More is on the way. and now I need a sticker for the newly revived brick! ;-) Hope i'm not too late to the party? :cool: lol, I'm always late.
Forum: website & board 04-10-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 130,059
Posted By VolvoGuy123
I endorse this message and will be doing the...

I endorse this message and will be doing the same! lol. I've been gone for months now but I'm back and the black beast still lives! 😎 ttys!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,099
Posted By VolvoGuy123
assuming it is a healthy motor and all...

assuming it is a healthy motor and all maintenance is up to date, blah blah... you'll need a set of "big green R" injectors and a 3" AMM at the very least. Then I wouldn't go past 18-20psi until you...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,826
Posted By VolvoGuy123
think i figured it out? lol. If I did and all...

think i figured it out? lol. If I did and all goes well I will post specs so other 7/9 series owners don't have to go thru the same situation with this or a similar kit. Thanks, ttys!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,826
Posted By VolvoGuy123
All the info I have is in my post. (kaplhenke)...

All the info I have is in my post. (kaplhenke) gives a choice between 11" or 9.5" (length) rear springs for the "adj. spring perch kit" but I measured my stock springs and they were 16" and my...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,826
Posted By VolvoGuy123
*FYI; I have stock sway bars, most new bushings,...

*FYI; I have stock sway bars, most new bushings, ball joints, wheel bearings, IPD Chassis brace, IPD Panhard bar, etc. Just in case any of that matters? lol.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,826
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Need advice! rear spring rate for a 940 T Sedan?

So I have a 1995 Volvo 940 (turbo) sedan. I have Bilstein HD's up front and Bilstein "tourings" in the rear along with a set of (40mm) lowering coils (Proparts 43435807) and I recently purchased a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,766
Posted By VolvoGuy123
I second the last two posts, I have a 940T and...

I second the last two posts, I have a 940T and once had a similar problem. It was the "coolant sensor!" but I ended up replacing every sensor (+ fuel pressure reg) before installing my "big green"...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,999
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Thanks for all the replies so far btw! def...

Thanks for all the replies so far btw! def appreciated. ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,999
Posted By VolvoGuy123
What is the stall (converter) speed with the...

What is the stall (converter) speed with the (turbo) AW71?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,999
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Yes, inquiring minds would like to know! lol....

Yes, inquiring minds would like to know! lol. :wtf:;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,999
Posted By VolvoGuy123
it doesn't actually. The (TB.com) accumulator mod...

it doesn't actually. The (TB.com) accumulator mod is actually a stronger option than just swapping the springs/cam plate. But I don't think they would of advised sticking 'sawed off bolts' into a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,999
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Did any non turbo 93-95 940's come with a...

Did any non turbo 93-95 940's come with a non-lockup AW71?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,608
Posted By VolvoGuy123
I endorse this message! lol. *I plan to do this...

I endorse this message! lol. *I plan to do this over the winter (very slowly) once I get my old unit out and replaced. ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,999
Posted By VolvoGuy123
AW71; Turbo VS Non-turbo? Difference?

Does anyone happen to 'definitively' know if an AW71 out of a non-turbo (1994 940 N/A) is the same as a 'turbo' AW71? I've searched high and low and I have gotten a few conflicting accounts. And now...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,608
Posted By VolvoGuy123
So I don't mean to 'thread jack' but I was about...

So I don't mean to 'thread jack' but I was about to post my own thread about my own similar situation. Do you or anyone happen to know if an AW71 out of a non-turbo (1994 940) is the same as a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2017, 02:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
I must say that even having to drive around for...

I must say that even having to drive around for now at stock boost levels and only having "WOT capable" 2-3+ shifts at the moment (until I find a replacement) that the accumulator mod really makes...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Thanks, knowing that def helps alot. I thought...

Thanks, knowing that def helps alot. I thought that might have been the breaking point, glad to rule that out. ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2017, 03:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Can you have the "kick down cable tightened up"...

Can you have the "kick down cable tightened up" to increase line pressure and shift points while having the "accumulator mod" installed? or is this too much for the transmission and possibly my...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
I did that right away, maybe too late though? I...

I did that right away, maybe too late though? I did it after the first few test runs when I noticed it was slipping in 2nd gear. ;(
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
This is also a good thought, I was only able to...

This is also a good thought, I was only able to measure when cold and did not think to account for heat expansion.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
This was my first thought. Could it be because my...

This was my first thought. Could it be because my first test drive I had not set the kick down cable back to factory spec? *I still had it set to increase line pressure from before the mod was done.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Thanks again for all the replies, I appreciate it.

Thanks again for all the replies, I appreciate it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2017, 03:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,764
Posted By VolvoGuy123
I love being able to hear the turbine whistle...

I love being able to hear the turbine whistle thru a big open pipe! :oogle::cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
*I also have an additional question regarding the...

*I also have an additional question regarding the proper adjustment of the kick down cable; I tightened it up before the mod but put it back to factory spec after. Can I do both and have my shift...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,768
Posted By VolvoGuy123
this is a great idea! I wanted to do something...

this is a great idea! I wanted to do something similar with my 940. ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
If in theory 'it is possible' to shim the...

If in theory 'it is possible' to shim the accumulator pistons too much and the error is mine than my new question is now "is it worth it for me to pull it all apart again and redo everything?" (Did I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
but after a few test runs and some frustration, I...

but after a few test runs and some frustration, I could smell the clutch frying like you would with a manual trans with a bad clutch. isn't it too late now to fix by just shortening the accumulator...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Maybe about 0.5cm? Clearly noticeable movement...

Maybe about 0.5cm? Clearly noticeable movement when pressed/depressed. It seemed like 'just enough' to make the clearance to properly seat the valve body.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,268
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Any automatic transmission experts?

My car: 1995 Volvo 940 Turbo (w/ AW71)

My question is concerning the "accumulator mod" on an AW71. Basically whenever I do anything I like to push it "right to the limit" and use precise...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,841
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Thanks for all the replies guys! I told him to...

Thanks for all the replies guys! I told him to also eventually get a good "cordless impact gun" as well. I know it was one of the best things Ive ever bought! My Dewalt XR will break anything free,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,841
Posted By VolvoGuy123
I also told him that it would prob require more...

I also told him that it would prob require more than $100 just to even begin with. That 500 piece Sears/craftsman kit is nice! ;)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,841
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Thanks for the replies so far! I told him similar...

Thanks for the replies so far! I told him similar to begin with. There prob is no "all in one" type kit best for our cars (hence my hoarding of tools over the years! lol) but something like a Sears...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,841
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Best "Mechanic's tool set" to buy for Volvo?

So long story short. I have a friend who is newly into building Volvos (He bought a 940 Turbo) and is looking for the best all around "Mechanics tool set" to buy for a $100 or less (Like a Craftsman...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,960
Posted By VolvoGuy123
Yea, I should have just did that (the right way)...

Yea, I should have just did that (the right way) from the beginning instead of trying to compromise (once again.) A lesson I keep learning. lol. ;-)
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