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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By 90volvo
tried it

I have few of those bearings laying around. I have the largest I.D. on it. Maybe a stepped stud that steps down on size? I had a piece of exhaust pipe on it to get me by, it pressed on and I tack...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By 90volvo
TO13 belt too tight

Im kinda stuck, I had head milled quite a bit. Factory belt is way to loose. So I ordered the T013 vw bet. I got it on but it was a fight; it was so tight I could play a tune on it. So I pulled it...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By 90volvo
for now, Im running a stock size belt; but I took...

for now, Im running a stock size belt; but I took a piece of pipe and pressed it onto the bearing to make it larger in diameter. I then tack welded it in a few places. IT works greats, when I set up...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2022, 02:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By 90volvo
Well i made the tensioner bearing bigger by...

Well i made the tensioner bearing bigger by pressing a piece of 1.72 ID pipe on it. I then tack welded in a few places, taking my time and not allowing heat to destroy the bearing. It seems to work...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By 90volvo
got it

I also thought about taking a piece of pipe and pressing it onto the tensioner bearing but unsure if that would be enough. So with shorter belt will that retard timing or?

As far as trans,...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By 90volvo
hoping for answer soon

Does anybody have an answer or idea? been to my local parts store with no luck. Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2022, 03:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By 90volvo
square tooth. Thank you.

square tooth. Thank you.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2022, 01:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By 90volvo
short belt

Have b230ft That i had the head milled a quite of bit. I had .070 taken off and running a .030 head gasket. The stock belt is to loose, it jumps a tooth when I try and dive it.

Ive done alot of...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-26-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By 90volvo
Ok, yes, I used the two wire sensor for the MS....

Ok, yes, I used the two wire sensor for the MS. That why I cant find the spade connector cause I done away with it. Man, Ive been working on to many volvos. lol. Ty for clearing that up now I can...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-26-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By 90volvo
microsquirt 2 coolant temp sensor

I recently pulled my head off of b230ft to have it milled. Putting everything back together and all has went well except, the sensor with the male spade connector. For the life of my I cant find the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By 90volvo
There is plenty of info to read up on this...

There is plenty of info to read up on this subject. I would suggest a 15g and 1990 plus exhaust manifold. Good place to start then intercooler. Anyway read the links above. Full of good info. feel...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,123
Posted By 90volvo
I think it would be a good idea. I wouldnt care...

I think it would be a good idea. I wouldnt care if it moved the turbo, but a better flow and design would have to be a must. I think you have to make it where true racers would want it and it would...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,253
Posted By 90volvo
Man for the money I dont think you can beat NPR,...

Man for the money I dont think you can beat NPR, I searched around and hot mine for cheap. Its all aluminum, I had a treadstone, Noticed no difference between npr and the treadstone. In fact I had to...
Forum: showroom 10-05-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,666
Posted By 90volvo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqodHHpfspM&t=4s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqodHHpfspM&t=4s
Forum: showroom 10-05-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,666
Posted By 90volvo
I have done it on my 90 240. There is a youtube...

I have done it on my 90 240. There is a youtube video that pretty detailed on how to do it. I dont know how to post pics on here but your welcome to pm and Ill give you my cell number then send you...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,826
Posted By 90volvo
Yeh I can try second gear. Ill give that a shot,...

Yeh I can try second gear. Ill give that a shot, Thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,826
Posted By 90volvo
Thanks

Im gonna try a V cam before winter. then during winter I will get a conv. for it. But I here ya all and appreciate the input. Hoping to get in the 12s with it. To answer linuxman, no boost with...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,826
Posted By 90volvo
I am assuming because of low compression. I do...

I am assuming because of low compression. I do have a K cam in another car I could swap but I do have a IPD turbo cam on the way. On these engines its no big deal to pull the head and have it milled....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,826
Posted By 90volvo
Heres my timing table. ...

Heres my timing table.
10.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 18.0 18.0 18.0 17.0 17.0 16.0 16.0 16.0
12.0 12.0 12.0 15.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 19.0 19.0 17.0 17.0 17.0 ...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,826
Posted By 90volvo
I have some smaller tire and wheels I can try....

I have some smaller tire and wheels I can try. Ill have kenny look at my tune. Ill try put cam back to zero and see what happen then play with timing.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,826
Posted By 90volvo
The behaving, a dog off the line then about 3/4...

The behaving, a dog off the line then about 3/4 way threw 1st the turbo comes alive. When I shift to 2nd tires break loose a little and takes off superfast. Pulls super hard all the way to the finish...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,826
Posted By 90volvo
Sorry typo error. IT was 2.7 - 60ft time....

Sorry typo error. IT was 2.7 - 60ft time. Terrieble. Thats trying to footbrake it as high as I could.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,826
Posted By 90volvo
Yes out of a Volvo 940T. Just so others know, Im...

Yes out of a Volvo 940T. Just so others know, Im not bragging about these times. lol. Thats why I am asking for advice. My son has 240 with K cam and 19T turbo with chips. He runs 13.70s, I should be...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,826
Posted By 90volvo
What needs changed turbo or conv.

My Volvo 240 mods. Share my 1/4 times and seeking advice which way to go.
Ported head with o.s. valves all new springs etc. Dont by culberro done an excellent job.
`RSI Stage 3 camshaft adv. 4...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,025
Posted By 90volvo
Ive heard good things about this one. To me if I...

Ive heard good things about this one. To me if I have to shift manually to save 800 bucks Ill do it. heres link
https://www.ebay.com/itm/162381177874?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,025
Posted By 90volvo
Heres what Im running. Its simple but it manual...

Heres what Im running. Its simple but it manual shift which is no big deal for me. Im running the 4l60e first is really low so in town I use 2nd and 3rd the most. Whats cool about it if you get a...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-13-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By 90volvo
Well its fixed; after troubleshooting everything,...

Well its fixed; after troubleshooting everything, I remembered I moved the Map sensor. I had the plug on it upside down. I flipped it over and bam everything started working. I appreciate all the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-12-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By 90volvo
I have the microsquirt a newer one. Sorry which I...

I have the microsquirt a newer one. Sorry which I believe has MS2 firmware. If I remember correctly. I have no fire at plugs wire. Im just running the single coil with dist. I did have fire once but...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-12-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By 90volvo
well this morning I tried all of above. No...

well this morning I tried all of above. No change, reading toubleshooting guide now but think Ive tried everything. Never heard of a MS2 going south. But guess first tme for everything.?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-11-2022, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By 90volvo
yes I will try that in the moring. I do get a red...

yes I will try that in the moring. I do get a red and flashing green light at the plug in of MS2. I have a tablet with tuner studio, I wlll try it too in the morning. thanks
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-11-2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By 90volvo
MS 2 not functioning

My car set for 8-10 weeks, I went to start it and it would run for 2-3 seconds then die. I decided to plug my computer in and install a gas tune. Been running it on e85 and have put a few gallons of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,989
Posted By 90volvo
cant get pics but from what I can see is, the...

cant get pics but from what I can see is, the treadstone will diffently flow better than the npr but I think the npr will cool better. My boost was set at 20lbs with treadstone. Im putting the npr on...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2022, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,810
Posted By 90volvo
journal bearing turbos dont need restrictors. I...

journal bearing turbos dont need restrictors. I drill mine out to 3/16 and never have a problem. Now ball bearing is a different story/
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,300
Posted By 90volvo
not sure if I have the answer or not but If I...

not sure if I have the answer or not but If I remember correctly, the factory volvo coil is suppose be better than the aftermarket coils. I did run across an old Jacobs coild still in the box that I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By 90volvo
I have the best luck with Ultra Blue or Ultra...

I have the best luck with Ultra Blue or Ultra Black. The stuff that smells like vinegar is junk.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-28-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By 90volvo
looks good

Never heard of it but just looked it up. Makes sense but I like to keep things simple as possible. That looks like alot of fabbing. Still working on my welding skills. Buying a tig next so I can...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,816
Posted By 90volvo
I put a 4L60e behind my redblock. I bought a one...

I put a 4L60e behind my redblock. I bought a one piece driveshaft off of amazon. I sent a message to the co. and told them what kind of hp etc I was runninig. I was kinda nervous about it and the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-27-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By 90volvo
-- LOL, funny I have a head Im about to send to...

-- LOL, funny I have a head Im about to send to ya. I just want to do it for a day or two, Im just running a glass pack and ex. runs out the side. I imagine its gonna be way loud and drive me nut...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-26-2022, 12:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By 90volvo
snap crackle pop

Seems like the new things is have you car pop out the exhaust when you let up on throttle. Seems like it would be easy to do with megasquirt. Looks like you reduce the timing alot, like 0 degrees....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,989
Posted By 90volvo
I have both intercooler on the bench. I will see...

I have both intercooler on the bench. I will see if I can get a pics of the inside. Also, Im gonna put the npr in my car and I can compare datalog temps (i think). Thanks for the advice guys.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,116
Posted By 90volvo
kinda a toss up. I would line them up together. I...

kinda a toss up. I would line them up together. I have a 15g on my sons car and I rebuilt it, did pretty much same thing you did. Its been 30000 miles and its fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,989
Posted By 90volvo
That would be interesting test. ...

That would be interesting test.
StockWiseAuto.com NPR intercooler cost 160 free ship. I was impressed with quality.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,989
Posted By 90volvo
NPR vs Treadstone

Ive been running a small treadstone 22x12x3.0 is the size, roaming on the internet I ran across a new NPR all aluminum and built well. Which one would you run, I know TS arent made as well as they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 67,179
Posted By 90volvo
I ran M47 for about 6 years. I tried pretty much...

I ran M47 for about 6 years. I tried pretty much every type of recommended fluid in it. Redline, Amsoil, Type F, Lucas, Volvo and so on. The best that seemed to make it quiet and shift smooth was...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,702
Posted By 90volvo
JB will not work, ask me how I know. LOL. That...

JB will not work, ask me how I know. LOL. That hole will see some 275 plus psi; I would buy a new one with newer design. On my 240 I just bought an Ebay cond. and made my own hoses from a hose kit.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,043
Posted By 90volvo
I have 5lbs at idle but it rises quickly off...

I have 5lbs at idle but it rises quickly off idle. Seems to go to 40lbs pretty quick, I used to stress about it but I just dont worry about it any more. This was with a new mellings pump on a new...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By 90volvo
Yrs ago we all ran Kendall GT1 especially in...

Yrs ago we all ran Kendall GT1 especially in engines that ran on menthol. But remembered they pulled the green stuff out of it. Everyone had a fit about it and claimed it wasnt as good anymore. There...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 52,577
Posted By 90volvo
heres a crimper that Ive been using. Ive done...

heres a crimper that Ive been using. Ive done probably 100 crimps counting battery cables and still works fine. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By 90volvo
93 AC comp oring size

Trying to get some ac in my sons 93 Volvo 240. I cant find any part number or sizes of the compresser orings for the low and high side. I know they are metric. Anybody out there remember off the top...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,401
Posted By 90volvo
I have mine installed and car almost ready for...

I have mine installed and car almost ready for track. Between busy life and health reasons. Having hard time making it to the track. But can say Vikings work is top quality. I had the KLracing...
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