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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By chopperead
On testing this problem ive encountered a...

On testing this problem ive encountered a separate oil leak that i need to sort first, so i wont confuse this post with a different issue but will be picking this issue up again later.

Thoughts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,568
Posted By chopperead
Yep marked it with paint no movement. On...

Yep marked it with paint no movement.

On stands with engine off lock to lock no binding or issues at all.

Slight residue around feed hose into pump so not sealing perfectly unsure how to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,568
Posted By chopperead
Yep done it loads with engine running aswell on...

Yep done it loads with engine running aswell on stands.

Gonna be looking at this tonight.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,568
Posted By chopperead
Trust me I went over kill on the bleed. ...

Trust me I went over kill on the bleed.

Engine off lock to lock endless times
Fuel fuse out cranked for short time then lock to lock
Repeat advice few times
Then cranked with no fuse while lock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,568
Posted By chopperead
Some good things to try there thanks much...

Some good things to try there thanks much appreciated.

This whole episode started when I took the pump fed hose of to get to something and although I clamped it off it obviously list some fluid...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By chopperead
What do I look for ?

What do I look for ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,568
Posted By chopperead
Balancer was fine no slip. Just played...

Balancer was fine no slip.

Just played around and it's still struggling.

When I was bleeding system on sale stands I was going lock to lock no problem.

Now I can't even get lock to lock it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,568
Posted By chopperead
I have a spare I can try or first can mark liner...

I have a spare I can try or first can mark liner above. Thanks for the info.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,568
Posted By chopperead
Power steering judder

UK 940 turbo

Had judder from steering so changed pump to new remained one no joy.

So also changed steering rack to new remained and still have a judder when parked up and on slow hard turns.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,755
Posted By chopperead
Yes i did cheap out on kit number one by the...

Yes i did cheap out on kit number one by the third attempted i spent £45 on one Goodridge AN10 90 degree which guess what it leaked.

I think to be fair it was the angle that the braided line was...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,755
Posted By chopperead
The dreaded Turbo oil drain ! I spent loads...

The dreaded Turbo oil drain !

I spent loads of time and money pi$$ing around with that.

I ended up spending a chunck on this
https://yoshifab.com/store/plumbing/an-oil-return.html

Which...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,651
Posted By chopperead
I had similar situation had Dyno run with my car...

I had similar situation had Dyno run with my car which i thought was pretty fast and until i had the run was happy with it but now im sad stupid because its just a number but i guess its positive to...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,405
Posted By chopperead
Ok so haven't started to trouble shoot yet but...

Ok so haven't started to trouble shoot yet but the first thing that I've started to think is it sounds like ignition isn't perfect. Recently had timing belt off and I'm gonna check to make sure it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,405
Posted By chopperead
Hmmm...... swindon = 2 hours drive maybe ill come...

Hmmm...... swindon = 2 hours drive maybe ill come visit !

Not 100% sure bought them about 10 years ago, Freds fuel and ignition bought from a guy up north BB-Q a member on here who had bought the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,405
Posted By chopperead
No A/F other than the gauge i have unless its on...

No A/F other than the gauge i have unless its on another page of the report which i dont have to hand.

No idea on the dyno.

No idea if i would class it as properly tuned, he obviously cannot do...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,405
Posted By chopperead
Yes actually 176 BHP worked out back to the...

Yes actually 176 BHP worked out back to the engine actual Wheel power = 134 BHP

Probably the slowest Volvo 940 ive ever seen on the web but it actually feels fairly ok.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,405
Posted By chopperead
Very low Dyno Results 176 BHP

Good afternoon everyone,

Just had a power run completed to see what i have achieved by modifying my 100k mile B200FT and i must say i was surprised on the results.

Engine spec and mods
1994...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
Chinabay 012 AMM arrived and fitted, quick drive...

Chinabay 012 AMM arrived and fitted, quick drive down the road and OMG im seeing Green readings on my AFR gauge 10's 11's.

Cheers Tryingbe.

Obviously my homemade AMM sucked.

Cant wait to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,377
Posted By chopperead
Come on then Swedey boy. Ive jumped on and...

Come on then Swedey boy.

Ive jumped on and off your site a fair few times.

So whats what if i want full GAZ setup front and rear inc decent camber plate


Do you need my old legs ?
Whats...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,377
Posted By chopperead
No well aware you ship sorry it just becomes too...

No well aware you ship sorry it just becomes too much with shipping tax unable to return my cores etc etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,377
Posted By chopperead
Hi buddy, Been talked about quite a few...

Hi buddy,

Been talked about quite a few times.

The search on this site is rubbish, search via google just use something like "turbobricks BC coilovers" you will find lots of discussions...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
Just so were clear i put my standard 016 MAF into...

Just so were clear i put my standard 016 MAF into a 3 inch alloy tube.

I thought others had good results with this setup ?

I will try and grab an 012 and see what happens. May have to grab a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
I appreciate that buddy and thank you for your...

I appreciate that buddy and thank you for your input.

Would it be an option to increase my injectors currently 440cc so 600cc ?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
But im scare that Trybingbe will go ape on me...

But im scare that Trybingbe will go ape on me when i come back complaining my engine now dead.

So can i confirm whether i need a better fuel pump or will standard suffice for the minute ?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
That was the plan :roll: Obviously I get...

That was the plan :roll:

Obviously I get that this isn't right hence why I'm reaching out for some guidance.

I've driven like a mile since doing this and knew nothing of AFR figures until I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
OK so ive had an idea im gonna try and reduce the...

OK so ive had an idea im gonna try and reduce the air by putting back on the standard air box standard AMM and see what that does.

Any thoughts ?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2017, 03:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
I will try but i had run them with standard FPR...

I will try but i had run them with standard FPR which i believe is 3 bar and was getting similar results.

Does fitting the sensor in position its in lean off results ?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
Ok fitted green giant 968 440cc injectors and...

Ok fitted green giant 968 440cc injectors and adjustable fuel pressure regulator and set pressure at 3.8 bar.

Boost is currently set at 8psi which it holds nice and steady.

AFR reading 14 WOT
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
OK quick update. Took her for a spin which...

OK quick update.

Took her for a spin which has done amazing things i cant believe how that first very quick drive up and down the road with a few mild boosts has sorted the car, runs a lot...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
Hi mate, engine was running before with chips and...

Hi mate, engine was running before with chips and increased boost other than that all standard turbo, exhaust, intake etc.

May get the new injectors in and see whats what.

Ill be back shortly...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2017, 03:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
Cant get hold of a 012amm in UK they are like...

Cant get hold of a 012amm in UK they are like hens teeth.

How do i check my AMM map ?

I have LH2.4 and am just going to try and remember which chips i got as i bought them years ago now.

I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
The chips are good as I've ran them before on...

The chips are good as I've ran them before on standard set up and with increased boost and there work fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2017, 03:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,797
Posted By chopperead
More fuel needed ???

Hi guys,

So quick query if i may.

So i have just changed to Sams chips, 3 inch exhaust, 3 inch intercooler pipes, 3 inch ebay intercooler, standard MAF into 3 inch alloy pipe, Cosworth T3...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,154
Posted By chopperead
Yes I thought those turn buckles were perfect but...

Yes I thought those turn buckles were perfect but then after looking into them I don't think they will be strong enough even with the largest one as it's only 18mm outer diameter if I'm wrong let me...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,154
Posted By chopperead
Hi buddy always better when I'm speaking with a...

Hi buddy always better when I'm speaking with a fellow Brit helps on where to buy things from etc.

Just to clarify what car did you do it on 240 ? As it sounds like you used your existing rods, on...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,154
Posted By chopperead
Ok so going to order my Rod ends but wanted to...

Ok so going to order my Rod ends but wanted to double check.....

I have measured the bolts for the torque arms with a pair of ebay vernier calipers not sure how spot on they are and the fronts are...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,505
Posted By chopperead
This is what a fellow T Bricker did with his 3...

This is what a fellow T Bricker did with his 3 bolt Cosworth housing.

I cant see whether the conical flange is being used or not
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,154
Posted By chopperead
Sorry to steal back the thread :omg: But i...

Sorry to steal back the thread :omg:

But i just wanted to know whether the material of the rod was going to be strong enough.

The below is for a M14 rod

Outer Diameter: 18mm
Made from...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,154
Posted By chopperead
DIY Torque rods

So looking to make up some torque rods for my 940.

Found the below UK site that has selection of Metric Rose joint rod ends and also some turnbuckle linkage to connect it all up.

I'm not sure...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,505
Posted By chopperead
Cheers guys. I just wanted to make sure...

Cheers guys.

I just wanted to make sure there would be enough rearward movement to allow the whole downpipe to slip off the bolts I guess if i was removing the downpipe i could unconnect the under...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,505
Posted By chopperead
Whats wrong with the angle im right hand drive...

Whats wrong with the angle im right hand drive remember.

:omg:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,505
Posted By chopperead
3 inch downpipe flange

So i am making a 3 inch downpipe which is to be used on my Cosworth T3.

I have a Cosworth 3 bolt flange with the cosworth 2.5inch flare pipe and was planning to weld on a 2.5 to 3 inch...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 56,120
Posted By chopperead
Is that Panhard Rod from kaplhenke ? Looks...

Is that Panhard Rod from kaplhenke ?

Looks pretty sexy.

Did you have it shipped over is it worth the import duty and shipping costs ?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 72,494
Posted By chopperead
Yes pretty happy with stiffness. Do you sell...

Yes pretty happy with stiffness.

Do you sell shorter rear shocks swell I couldn't see them.

Will your camber plate also allow caster adjustment ?

I'm in no rush so would be interested in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 72,494
Posted By chopperead
OK brilliant. Rear end not sure of current...

OK brilliant.

Rear end not sure of current length but i am currently using cable ties :roll: to keep them in at the minute because i was sick of guiding them in every time i jacked the car up. How...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 72,494
Posted By chopperead
Hi Classic Swede. So your Gaz front coilover...

Hi Classic Swede.

So your Gaz front coilover strut is it a complete unit ready to be fitted ?
Can i use a camber plate with them ?

What can i then do with the rear i currently have lowering...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 72,494
Posted By chopperead
Message to OP on his current progress with these...

Message to OP on his current progress with these now he has had them on for a while ???
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 32,601
Posted By chopperead
What offset do you run 9.5's on

What offset do you run 9.5's on
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 23,169
Posted By chopperead
Cool not far from me either. Have you any pics or...

Cool not far from me either. Have you any pics or a thread going yet if not get to it.

No sorry far to technical for me to understand.

Or possibly this will be an easier option for someone less...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 23,169
Posted By chopperead
OK John cheers, Not sure why i cant get the...

OK John cheers,

Not sure why i cant get the photos to work but hopefully the links worked.

Can i weld this cone section to the flat flange or is it best to fit it to the new 3 inch pipe so its...
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