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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,661
Posted By Acke
+1 on this. My brothers 740 had an intermittent...

+1 on this. My brothers 740 had an intermittent speedo problem that turned out to be caused by totally rotten wires at the sensor.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,235
Posted By Acke
I'm running an AEM #50-1200, 320lph and E85...

I'm running an AEM #50-1200, 320lph and E85 compatible. More or less direct fit in 940. It's quite quiet and has lasted 6,5 years so far.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,558
Posted By Acke
This (+heat to speed the process up) or...

This (+heat to speed the process up) or sandblasting. Phosphoric acid is also nice, but I don't have experience with it on parts that have endure more heat.

e: Whoops. I was also thinking hot side...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,707
Posted By Acke
I'm guessing they'll rub the inner fenders at...

I'm guessing they'll rub the inner fenders at least. I have been trying out 17x8,5" ET13 super DTMs with 215/45-17 and 225/45-17 and so far it seems they are going to rub a bit (during suspension...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,963
Posted By Acke
940 body kit. The site shows the same rear lip...

940 body kit. The site shows the same rear lip part number for the sedan and wagon, but the part is most likely for the sedan....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,026
Posted By Acke
IIRC my installation manual has the strut...

IIRC my installation manual has the strut extended at that point. Fully compressed would make no sense if the spring is under preload only. I have also considered trying normal, cut HD rear springs...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,340
Posted By Acke
The original Mahles are getting harder to get. I...

The original Mahles are getting harder to get. I had to order mine from Skandix just a few months ago, because they weren't available at the local volvo dealer nor the Mahle importer any more.

Kms...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,155
Posted By Acke
The ECU is in behind the kick panel in the...

The ECU is in behind the kick panel in the passenger footwell. Pin 13 is for ECT.
https://ipdown.net/wiki/index.php?title=LH_2.4_Jetronic

A wiring fault could be quite possible since the fan runs...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,077
Posted By Acke
The ft/fk stock oil feed is connected to the side...

The ft/fk stock oil feed is connected to the side of the block with a banjo bolt. Sounds like you found the right spot.
Forum: showroom 02-17-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 258,521
Posted By Acke
<img...

<img src="https://www1.garaget.org/archive/72/71222/423474/423474-3994457-BDVRa3BZjHPHnYQS.jpg" height=50% width=50%>

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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By Acke
B230? Yes, it can be removed.

B230? Yes, it can be removed.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,523
Posted By Acke
So about lambda 0.80 if I didn't mess up the...

So about lambda 0.80 if I didn't mess up the math.
On the street I can't say I've noticed big differences in spool speed between 98e/93 and e85. That's with a worn b230, Tractor cam and tiny 19T/7#....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,375
Posted By Acke
Indeed they are. Most 97mm forged pistons seem to...

Indeed they are. Most 97mm forged pistons seem to be recommended for N/A use only.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,375
Posted By Acke
I just had the same decision. 360tkm block and...

I just had the same decision. 360tkm block and had to go oversize. New OS Mahles were 400€ from Skandix, not too bad IMO. And the should be ok for your power goal. Cleaning, measuring, block overbore...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,072
Posted By Acke
The upper spring perch is height-adjustable in...

The upper spring perch is height-adjustable in the rear, as can bee seen in DET17s first post. In some applications the shock absorber "housing" length is also adjustable in the rear.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,652
Posted By Acke
My 940 was sitting at 34cm/13,4" from the hub to...

My 940 was sitting at 34cm/13,4" from the hub to the arch at every corner when I had my coilovers installed. I lowered it a bit from there, I'd estimate that it sits at about 25" from ground to arch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By Acke
940 fk mostly from memory, there might be...

940 fk mostly from memory, there might be mistakes:

Pasenger:
Yellow - coolant drain / line to stock oil cooler
Blue - oil filter relocator/oilcooler support bracket
Light purple - steering...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 49,322
Posted By Acke
I don't think they are factory. I bought mine...

I don't think they are factory. I bought mine from Skandix and the adjustable ones are listed with the same number as the 390mm (3530789). Got 5.3 degrees caster with stock-ish length, should be more...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,633
Posted By Acke
^+1. Old fluid was cooking almost instantly on...

^+1. Old fluid was cooking almost instantly on the track, but with fresh fluid the stock brakes did surprisingly well. Braided lines also made the pedal feel much better than the old lines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,141
Posted By Acke
Could there be play in the driver side inner tie...

Could there be play in the driver side inner tie rod or a premature failure of the already replaced one, or were they both replaced when the rack was rebuilt? When the inner tie rod on the driver...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,391
Posted By Acke
I think I glued the window back in my...

I think I glued the window back in my winterbeater with windscreen glue or body sealer (polyurethane anyways). Has worked well for the last 4 years, but probably not the way to go with a car that's...
Forum: showroom 10-11-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9,628
Views: 4,907,024
Posted By Acke
https://www1.garaget.org/archive/72/71222/200083/2...

https://www1.garaget.org/archive/72/71222/200083/200083-3984217-BFL7eRCfopkejSPo.jpg
1995 940 B230"FK" M90, summercar....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,826
Posted By Acke
On a b230f 940 the s-pipe reduces* noise compared...

On a b230f 940 the s-pipe reduces* noise compared to a straight pipe after the last muffler. Both ended eaqually far after the rear bumper. * only measured by ear, no scientific stuff.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,809
Posted By Acke
I changed that valve last winter. It probably...

I changed that valve last winter. It probably wasn't broken in my case, it was more of a preventive effort. It's easy to change. Just loosen the clamp on the hose and pull it off. Then pull the valve...
Forum: the vault 09-29-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 683,080
Posted By Acke
18" rad with e-fan has less clearance than the...

18" rad with e-fan has less clearance than the 24" with e-fan between fan and water pump -> If you put an e-fan on a non-AC turbo car and compare it to a AC turbo car, yes. Swapping to a AC model...
Forum: the vault 09-28-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 683,080
Posted By Acke
The stock e-fan comes with the 24" radiator at...

The stock e-fan comes with the 24" radiator at least on 940. It can be fitted to the 18" as well, but you have to fit it in the viscous fan housing and the clearence to the waterpump on turbo models...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 114,872
Posted By Acke
Nice looking wagon! I put a Nissens in my 940 9...

Nice looking wagon! I put a Nissens in my 940 9 years ago and replaced it last year because I tought it leaked. Turned out it was just the hose. Put in a Nissens again since it was only 20€ and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,026
Posted By Acke
They don't mention the welding, so it's kind of a...

They don't mention the welding, so it's kind of a workaround... I had mine done because I didn't trust my own welding in such a crucial place. Passed the technical and visual inspection with no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,169
Posted By Acke
Cohline 2240 seems to be working fine. That said,...

Cohline 2240 seems to be working fine. That said, I've only had it for 2 months /1000km. Before that I had another DIN 73379 specced hose that failed after 5 months of garage and 2 days/100km of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,278
Posted By Acke
I thing the end of the trim popped out when given...

I thing the end of the trim popped out when given a proper push after it hit thi clip. Probably not the right way to do it, but in my case it was my winterbeater...
I found a pick where the trim is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,669
Posted By Acke
Silicone or good quality rubber (that seem to be...

Silicone or good quality rubber (that seem to be hard to find) both work. I replaced the hoses to the charcoal canister with new rubber ones 10 years ago and they are fine. Replaced the same on my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,278
Posted By Acke
In the 945 the outside lower trim slides to the...

In the 945 the outside lower trim slides to the side, my guess is the upper does the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,026
Posted By Acke
I've had BCs on my 940 for three years, including...

I've had BCs on my 940 for three years, including some trackdays. I ended up with it because I knew it came with the documents needed to pass inspection here and I got it for a decent price. It's far...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,134
Posted By Acke
Between the IC/radiator and the frame rail...

Between the IC/radiator and the frame rail (bottom of the pic). Not that bad on a stock-ish setup at least.
https://www1.garaget.org/gallery/images/72/71222/71222-b6806b3c73163d8f0983aea425718f94.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,212
Posted By Acke
I haven't got experience with the low mount alt,...

I haven't got experience with the low mount alt, but the AC high mount alts I've dealt with have usually got worn bushings. There are harder replacements available, e.g....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 74,911
Posted By Acke
There should be, at the firewall near the coil.

There should be, at the firewall near the coil.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,811
Posted By Acke
Have you checked that the radiator hose is...

Have you checked that the radiator hose is properly secured to the thermostat housing? A slow/minor leak there looks about like that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By Acke
The center ones look like the ones that are...

The center ones look like the ones that are between the pulsair pipes and the head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By Acke
Probably Aries?

Probably Aries?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,047
Posted By Acke
I had a shop extract a stud that broke inside the...

I had a shop extract a stud that broke inside the head. They had to drill it out and put in a helicoil or something similar. Cost me about 200€ if I remember correctly, but that included decking,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-16-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,107
Posted By Acke
404 = (page) not found. And I suppose easy air...

404 = (page) not found. And I suppose easy air cleaner job means you can slap a cone filter directly on the turbo if you feel like it (since you don't have to worry about the AMM).
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,582
Posted By Acke
https://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/engine/lubri...

https://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/engine/lubrication/oil-seals/seal-pipe-oil-dipstick/1043671/ also available at GCP https://weblisher.textalk.se/gcp/20160129-024/?page=199/?page=247

Thats...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,867
Posted By Acke
Simons is a good fit (at least on turbo models)....

Simons is a good fit (at least on turbo models). IMO it seems less prone to rust than the cheap aftermarket stock systems that tend to rust through at the welds in our climate....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 23,846
Posted By Acke
Long siemens deka 668cc on e85 here, direct fit...

Long siemens deka 668cc on e85 here, direct fit and should be good for 300hp as stated above.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 23,846
Posted By Acke
Bosch 0 280 213 012, used on 1990-1994 960s.

Bosch 0 280 213 012, used on 1990-1994 960s.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By Acke
I also used a couple of small flatheads. If I...

I also used a couple of small flatheads. If I remember correlctly I bent one or two of the "wings" up a bit, and that made it easier to pull the washers.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,237
Posted By Acke
Even if the bracket doesn't flex boost will be...

Even if the bracket doesn't flex boost will be slow if there isn't enough preload. Made that mistake myself when swapping to 19t. Got it to spool much faster with a bit of preload.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,979
Posted By Acke
The AMM is really sensitive to differences and...

The AMM is really sensitive to differences and can change AFRs a lot. I suppose the chips were burned with the AMM on the hotside after that transition coupler seen in the first pic?
I use a similar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,332
Posted By Acke
It isn't supposed to be, as far as i know. I...

It isn't supposed to be, as far as i know. I replaced my sensors with cheap spares, so they might be smaller than the OE ones. I also had to grind out the old one on the same side, so I might have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,332
Posted By Acke
I had a ticking noise on mine after changing...

I had a ticking noise on mine after changing bearings and other stuff in the front. It turned out to be the ABS sensor touching the ABS ring. Got rid of it by adjusting the sensor.
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