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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,652
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Posted By Harlard
Missed your replies. So far there has been...

Missed your replies.

So far there has been zero damage to the belt itself with the tensioner barely tensioned. Guess the spring-loaded mechanism doesn't do much.

To wit, I do not like the way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Harlard
Sounds like you have a collapsing intake hose....

Sounds like you have a collapsing intake hose. How soft is it pre-turbo?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,503
Posted By Harlard
Gear ratio (load) and torque converter will...

Gear ratio (load) and torque converter will influence that quite a bit. My car hits 15 psi at like 2800 in 5th gear but not til 5000 in 1st.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2022, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By Harlard
Neat!

Neat!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By Harlard
Do as you wish, but bothering with that intake...

Do as you wish, but bothering with that intake manifold is an abject waste of time and consumables.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By Harlard
Just for what it's worth, your power ceiling...

Just for what it's worth, your power ceiling without a turbo will be about 160 whp.

I'm assuming this is NA for some reason.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By Harlard
The Swedes have zero complaints about these:...

The Swedes have zero complaints about these: https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/volvo-8v-plenum-_-insug-for-70mm-spjall-.html
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By Harlard
You could just ditch the stock intake manifold....

You could just ditch the stock intake manifold. You could have a port that moves 400 CFM; it’s still going to suck through a straw.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By Harlard
Massachusetts joke noted.

Massachusetts joke noted.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 38,341
Posted By Harlard
A roached Mr2 pump goes for $400-500 when other...

A roached Mr2 pump goes for $400-500 when other fresher units (Chrysler/Volvo C30) can be had for less money.

As for the fan-on temp, I have it set to switch on at 190 or 200. I think it needs to...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By Harlard
I like this. Looking forward to moar testing.

I like this. Looking forward to moar testing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 38,341
Posted By Harlard
Do you really feel that way about Columbia...

Do you really feel that way about Columbia Sportswear? Dang man, your standards are a bit high there, don't ya think? :rofl:

RE: booster. IDK. Stock is fine until it fails for my garbage.

RE:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 38,341
Posted By Harlard
To your point, I'm running accessories in the 740...

To your point, I'm running accessories in the 740 configuration to avoid the heat soaking you mentioned. The whole engine bay could do with more ducting/better ventilation. As far as the redblock is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 38,341
Posted By Harlard
I’m running a 150a GM truck alternator in this...

I’m running a 150a GM truck alternator in this here car. Between big stereo, big fan (advantage is I can set it to turn on at whatever coolant temp I want, unlike the 230° or whatever that the later...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 38,341
Posted By Harlard
I had a chance to use a 93 940 compressor and...

I had a chance to use a 93 940 compressor and didn't take it. Maybe I'll swap one over if/when it's apart again.

Currently using the ECU to trigger a fairly well-sealed 940 fan at low speed...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By Harlard
Enjoy beating this mercilessly. Now pls send me...

Enjoy beating this mercilessly. Now pls send me the trim.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 182,682
Posted By Harlard
Siiiiiiiick Are we gonna put some standalone...

Siiiiiiiick

Are we gonna put some standalone in it anytime soon or what? I'm a step away from ditching my MS3X :-D
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,521
Posted By Harlard
https://forums.turbobricks.com/member.php?u=51370...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/member.php?u=51370

Good luck getting an answer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2022, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By Harlard
Just get a 91-93 windshield and/or seal. VP and...

Just get a 91-93 windshield and/or seal. VP and CVR sells em new if you want to go through extra trouble.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 67,500
Posted By Harlard
You say launching, but the 2.18 60' says "setting...

You say launching, but the 2.18 60' says "setting off nice and gentle" :rofl:

That MPH is some serious ****. Congrats!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,060
Posted By Harlard
I believe you if that's on a constant speed oval...

I believe you if that's on a constant speed oval :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 728,284
Posted By Harlard
Excellent

Excellent
Forum: website & board 06-09-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By Harlard
oh nice nice nice

oh nice nice nice
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 805,291
Posted By Harlard
Why do you need an actual input for timing? I'd...

Why do you need an actual input for timing? I'd just let the sensor hang out in the engine bay and flatten out any ECT spark correction curves
Forum: website & board 06-09-2022, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By Harlard
It went away right before the board went tits up...

It went away right before the board went tits up in April lol
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,060
Posted By Harlard
There's also this: ...

There's also this:

https://porterfield-brakes.com/product/racing-calipers/service-parts-racing-calipers/brembo-caliper-hardware/knock-back-spring/knock-back-spring-6/

BRB, getting some pads and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,060
Posted By Harlard
Fronts, rears, and a Mustang MC have resulted in...

Fronts, rears, and a Mustang MC have resulted in the best-feeling power brakes I have used this side of a Porsche 911.

I have noticed, however, that pad knockback is far more apparent with these...
Forum: website & board 06-08-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By Harlard
Would it be possible to re-enable the theme...

Would it be possible to re-enable the theme selection dropdown menu while you are in there? :please:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 728,284
Posted By Harlard
I approve all of what is going on in here. The...

I approve all of what is going on in here. The sail panel tweeter dome is also a solution that worked extremely well for me as well.

Related to Duder’s comment: I did MLV and open cell foam for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Harlard
Nope

Nope
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Harlard
Is the car originally beige and did it come from...

Is the car originally beige and did it come from Portland?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,048
Posted By Harlard
How did I stumble into bobistheoilguy?

How did I stumble into bobistheoilguy?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,222
Posted By Harlard
Just being the contrarian. Looking forward to it.

Just being the contrarian. Looking forward to it.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,222
Posted By Harlard
:nancy:

:nancy:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,222
Posted By Harlard
Why make all those nice parts worse off in a...

Why make all those nice parts worse off in a Volvo?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 1,190,868
Posted By Harlard
So far it seems that applying excessive tension...

So far it seems that applying excessive tension is culprit. I’ll elaborate shortly.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 1,190,868
Posted By Harlard
Got it running. Then broke it again. ...

Got it running. Then broke it again.

https://i.imgur.com/5Oejojyh.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,363
Posted By Harlard
"Opposed piston calipers made from cast iron, in...

"Opposed piston calipers made from cast iron, in which we have little if any interest here, have
always been two-piece assemblies. The material itself is stiff enough that, always assuming a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,363
Posted By Harlard
Just to be clear, you are referring to 2-piece...

Just to be clear, you are referring to 2-piece calipers as fixed, multi-piston calipers and not sliding/floating ones, correct?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 60,757
Posted By Harlard
not a bad way to go, honestly

not a bad way to go, honestly
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2022, 12:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,604
Posted By Harlard
Yep. There’s a whole thread on the topic. Those...

Yep. There’s a whole thread on the topic. Those of us with T5s have it particularly buzzy.

That mentioned, you should post video.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2022, 11:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,604
Posted By Harlard
That’s just 2nd order resonant vibration. This is...

That’s just 2nd order resonant vibration. This is why Volvo used a 30 lb flywheel and 10 lb harmonic balancer coupled with mushy soft mounts. 96mm bore FTL.
Forum: events 05-23-2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By Harlard
Now there's something called Volvo Sports...

Now there's something called Volvo Sports America? Did the old folks get into a tizzy among each other?
Forum: events 05-23-2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By Harlard
Where was it even announced? Thought the Puget...

Where was it even announced? Thought the Puget Sound VCOA had been disbanded.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-23-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,306
Posted By Harlard
Have you ruled out any crappy crimps in your...

Have you ruled out any crappy crimps in your harness yet?
Forum: events 05-23-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By Harlard
First time I hear of it. 100% chance it's a no...

First time I hear of it. 100% chance it's a no for me.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2022, 12:38 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 728,284
Posted By Harlard
Nice

Nice
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2022, 12:48 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 510,614
Posted By Harlard
It was meant as hot and bothered, but it would...

It was meant as hot and bothered, but it would have sounded weird. Guess I managed to make it somehow worse? Let’s chuck it up as an ESL moment.

Either way, love the details. Gleaning and filing...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2022, 12:42 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 805,291
Posted By Harlard
Hooo boy. The .72 OD with a 3.73 rear end is...

Hooo boy.

The .72 OD with a 3.73 rear end is actually nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Harlard
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=36...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=364155
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