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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2021, 12:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By bionicbanana
Will check tomorrow. I had a spare I tossed in...

Will check tomorrow. I had a spare I tossed in today without any change but will test it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By bionicbanana
~40 at the fuel rail

~40 at the fuel rail
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By bionicbanana
Like I said, runs and drives perfect after having...

Like I said, runs and drives perfect after having the battery disconnected overnight. Once I turn the car off, it will barely fire up and die after half a second. I can drive it for an hour or 10...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By bionicbanana
Alright I'm about to crush this ****ing car... ...

Alright I'm about to crush this ****ing car...

Any other ideas? I really need this to run as it's my daily. No shops in town really work on volvos and the cheapest is 90/hour so that's not really...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By bionicbanana
What is the negative on the coil? And where am I...

What is the negative on the coil? And where am I hooking up to on the injector plug?

Tried new CPS, Radio suppression relay, and ignition switch. Still same issue - starts up and drives great...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By bionicbanana
Should somewhere. Been using a multi to test...

Should somewhere. Been using a multi to test everything else
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By bionicbanana
Another Intermittent No-Start Thread

93 940 Turbo



Had a cold morning a few weeks ago and car wouldn't run for more than half a second, sputtering badly. Eventually fired up and ran great for a week or two with no issues (aside...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,196
Posted By bionicbanana
Swapping 13c housings

Noob question time

Could I leave the exhaust housing on the vehicle and swap the core and compressor housing from my other 13c into it without messing with the balance? I'm kind of SOL living...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,951
Posted By bionicbanana
Thanks for the reviews everybody! I asked...

Thanks for the reviews everybody!

I asked about material other than leather and they said they can do suede alcantara as well. Thinking about giving this material a shot. I'd like to stay away...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,951
Posted By bionicbanana
Has anyone used Lseat.com?

Has anyone bought new seat skins from Lseat and have photos or opinions to share? Seems like a reasonable price for someone who can't sew. I was thinking black or black/tan combo might look good with...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,269
Posted By bionicbanana
Heady topper is good stuff Start small, like...

Heady topper is good stuff

Start small, like 4 coils first
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,877
Posted By bionicbanana
Seems you didn't read my original post. Looking...

Seems you didn't read my original post. Looking for covers people have tried and are known to fit well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,877
Posted By bionicbanana
Even if I replace the skins I still want seat...

Even if I replace the skins I still want seat covers. I run a chainsaw 10 hours a day and my **** gets dirty
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,877
Posted By bionicbanana
^^^

^^^
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,207
Posted By bionicbanana
I have IPDs anti-nivo bil HDs with some #300...

I have IPDs anti-nivo bil HDs with some #300 springs from Speedway in the rear, I want to say 5x11?

http://www.swedishbricks.net/700900FAQ/Nivomat%20Conversion1.html

Easy enough and a lot...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,590
Posted By bionicbanana
700 Manual Trans Pedal Box Alternatives

I've got a 780 I'm currently putting a 1jz in. Auto for now but I'll be sourcing a r154 for it this summer. I have a manual pedal box but I'd like to save it for my 940 daily.

Has anybody used a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,877
Posted By bionicbanana
Wagon. I am looking for covers to go over the...

Wagon. I am looking for covers to go over the leather, not the skins themselves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,877
Posted By bionicbanana
7/9 Rear Seat Covers

Any suggested seat covers for the rear of my 93 940? I don't really want to deal with buying and returning ones that don't fit well.

Color is tan

Thanks
Forum: showroom 04-14-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 81,097
Posted By bionicbanana
RUINED https://i.imgur.com/K0sw9cq.jpg

RUINED

https://i.imgur.com/K0sw9cq.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,698
Posted By bionicbanana
I bought the anti-nivo billy HDs from IPD and...

I bought the anti-nivo billy HDs from IPD and used springs from Speedway ($99/pair). If I were to do it again I would make my own adapters for the bottom of the shocks and pay much less.

I still...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 23,733
Posted By bionicbanana
Show me where I can find a 1jz with a r154 for...

Show me where I can find a 1jz with a r154 for under 4k and I will believe you
Forum: showroom 03-29-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 1,508,688
Posted By bionicbanana
https://i.imgur.com/GDNOZhD.jpg I've only...

https://i.imgur.com/GDNOZhD.jpg

I've only heard of one other person with these fog light covers that came on my 780. Not sure how common they are
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 23,733
Posted By bionicbanana
If you want to spend 5k+ But it's a way more...

If you want to spend 5k+

But it's a way more solid platform than a b230 with a garbage trans behind it
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,120
Posted By bionicbanana
https://i.imgur.com/O3CYKJz.jpg Rip...

https://i.imgur.com/O3CYKJz.jpg

Rip everything to bare metal from front seats to back, no exhaust, no windows, take out air filter, use only 2 quarts of oil, no coolant, and run the tank near...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,819
Posted By bionicbanana
It sounds like something other than a hx35 would...

It sounds like something other than a hx35 would be better for you
Forum: showroom 12-30-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9,628
Views: 4,874,682
Posted By bionicbanana
OOF

OOF
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,633
Posted By bionicbanana
Any idea what the original Volvo ones are rated...

Any idea what the original Volvo ones are rated for?

No scotchlocks here. I am rewiring 90% of the car because of all the scotchlocks, wire nuts, and bull**** like this from previous owners:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,633
Posted By bionicbanana
What size am I looking for exactly?

What size am I looking for exactly?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,633
Posted By bionicbanana
Injector. The green 5-wire one.

Injector. The green 5-wire one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,633
Posted By bionicbanana
I was hoping to hold onto this setup until I make...

I was hoping to hold onto this setup until I make big changes all at once this year. Unless there is another way around it. Currently running some old ford injectors on outdated ms1 box. Stock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,633
Posted By bionicbanana
Aftermarket Ballast Resistor

Just curious if there's another option for the ballast resistor on turbo cars and what I should be after. I have had two with badly corroded and frayed wires on this car, and have to be extremely...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 45,569
Posted By bionicbanana
Oh boy, just like my 780! Wire nuts, scotch...

Oh boy, just like my 780! Wire nuts, scotch splices, twisted wires, 3+ spades holding just two wires together. You name it, it was there

Good stuff keep it up
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 480,266
Posted By bionicbanana
So this is the guy with the car that invades my...

So this is the guy with the car that invades my explore page on IG...


Just kidding, love this thing man can't believe it took me this long to see this thread
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,441
Posted By bionicbanana
Suhweet ride. I grew up down the road from you in...

Suhweet ride. I grew up down the road from you in New Boston!
Forum: showroom 05-29-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,089
Posted By bionicbanana
Holy crap those resistor packs...Mine are barely...

Holy crap those resistor packs...Mine are barely hanging on my 89 780. Time to fix those.

Those seats are making me jealous. Well, the cleanliness of the entire car is making me jealous actually...
Forum: showroom 04-30-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9,628
Views: 4,874,682
Posted By bionicbanana
215/45, had to roll the rear fender lips in for...

215/45, had to roll the rear fender lips in for them to not rub. We will see how much it settles once I drive it more
Forum: showroom 04-30-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9,628
Views: 4,874,682
Posted By bionicbanana
Dirty and dinged up, but got the Eikers on with...

Dirty and dinged up, but got the Eikers on with new shocks/springs for the rear

http://i.imgur.com/ZURrkjF.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,186
Posted By bionicbanana
Went with 5x11 300#. They feel great with the new...

Went with 5x11 300#. They feel great with the new Bilsteins. Just as stiff as I wanted the rear.

Now to figure out why the front of my trailing arms are still creaking so much
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,186
Posted By bionicbanana
Well I'm thinking about getting some 5"x13" 325#...

Well I'm thinking about getting some 5"x13" 325# and just trying those. The IPD's in there are 5"x10.5" but I'm not sure what the rate is
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,186
Posted By bionicbanana
Possibly, though I feel the springs are part of...

Possibly, though I feel the springs are part of the sagging problem at this point being near ~10 years old and taken a bit of abuse. Even with the wooden seats that were in there, I'd want to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,186
Posted By bionicbanana
Rear Spring Advice

Looking for new rear springs for my 780 that has already had anti-nivomat conversion done.

I went to swap in new billy HDs today and the PO from years ago had made his own wooden spring seats...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,582
Posted By bionicbanana
780 b230ft block mount. The rotor in the...

780 b230ft block mount.

The rotor in the distributor was ~90 degrees out. I had to spin the intermediate shaft and get the rotor pointing well before the Cyl 1 point to have any sort of room for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,582
Posted By bionicbanana
Thanks Kenny. It's tensioned properly this time...

Thanks Kenny. It's tensioned properly this time so if it happens again I'll know where to look.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,582
Posted By bionicbanana
Checked that a while ago and it was fine. ...

Checked that a while ago and it was fine.


Got it to run, but I had to turn the intermediate shaft so that the rotor was pointing well ways before the notch within the distributor housing. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,582
Posted By bionicbanana
Firing order is correct. Cap, rotor, and plug...

Firing order is correct. Cap, rotor, and plug wires are in great shape and new plugs are in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,582
Posted By bionicbanana
Timing woes

b230ft. Replaced cam gear with an IPD adjustable, but did not advance/retard timing as I wasn't going to retune it just yet.

Must have not slacked timing belt correctly first time around because I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,050
Posted By bionicbanana
What about rear spring options in a 780? Not sure...

What about rear spring options in a 780? Not sure I want to go with ipd again for the rears
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,050
Posted By bionicbanana
Hmm, I only see the full kits for the...

Hmm, I only see the full kits for the anti-nivomat, then separate Sachs rear shocks, and I'd like to stay with Billys. I'll give them a call and ask.



Gotcha. What about the compatibility...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,050
Posted By bionicbanana
IRS/Nivomat Questions

Looking to replace and stiffen up the rear end of my 780.

It was previously converted to anti-nivomat with IPD's billy HD and blue lowering springs, but it's time to have shocks replaced/rebuilt....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By bionicbanana
Yup realized I could do just that about an hour...

Yup realized I could do just that about an hour ago haha

Positive cable leading to starter and engine ground
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