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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By dalek
I try not to but broke the cover last year. Need...

I try not to but broke the cover last year. Need to get a replacement one...

Are the front seals (crank/aux shaft) dimensions for a B230 the same as in a B23? I have a B23 block at home and was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By dalek
So I decided to peel behind plastic thingie. I do...

So I decided to peel behind plastic thingie. I do not know about you, but it looks dry to me:
https://i.imgur.com/z6mJ1au.jpg

But, over here looks (aux shaft?) rather wet. I am not saying that is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By dalek
Front of my engine looks rather oily

I noticed there was some oil on the bottom of the engine a few moments ago and then decided to see what is up. And this is what I saw. I am a couple of miles from home. What would be the possible...
Forum: website & board 02-20-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,567
Posted By dalek
What if you then glue fake diamonds to its back?

What if you then glue fake diamonds to its back?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By dalek
If you are willing to disassemble that joint, run...

If you are willing to disassemble that joint, run the largest bolt you can from inside out through each hole and then seriously crank down from the outside a nut with a washer made of softer material...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2021, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By dalek
Couldn't you just replace the voltage regulator...

Couldn't you just replace the voltage regulator with brushes thingie?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2021, 12:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,482
Posted By dalek
Good to know;...

Good to know; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZF_S6-37_transmission claims it can only handle 370NM which is pretty close to T5 territory.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By dalek
Floor drain plugs

Where are they, how do they look like, and how to remove them? I expected them to be rubber plugs but I have not seen anything like that
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,128
Posted By dalek
The M62 used in the Mercedes W202 R170 SLK helped...

The M62 used in the Mercedes W202 R170 SLK helped its M111.973 engine deliver 190HP @ 5300 RPM and 207ft-lb 2500-4800RPM. Note that is a 16v engine with adjustable intake cam timing. Compare that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,926
Posted By dalek
I do not have a 240 but if you can get removable...

I do not have a 240 but if you can get removable plates I would use them. If welded, I would not. Check what your 92 has.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By dalek
I am confused: if the systems with and without...

I am confused: if the systems with and without the 90 degrees arm are interchangeable, that means the engine block has both threads for the stud on the first picture and the banjo bolt on the other...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,214
Posted By dalek
If you want to try a NPR, I have one I would not...

If you want to try a NPR, I have one I would not mind loaning it out so you can gather some data.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,433
Posted By dalek
And inspect and clean that tube's surface of...

And inspect and clean that tube's surface of rust/funny business
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,587
Posted By dalek
But, how can you measure how effective an...

But, how can you measure how effective an intercooler is if flow with hood open != flow with hood closed? Is there a well known conversion factor to account for that?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By dalek
I have always used...

I have always used https://www.cruzinperformance.com/fuelinj.html
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,587
Posted By dalek
Why are dyno runs done with the hood open? Call...

Why are dyno runs done with the hood open? Call me unskilled but I have yet to learn how to drive with the hood open
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By dalek
What are the two round thingies in this picture? ...

What are the two round thingies in this picture?

nyalex, I have not found the nipple you mentioned, but I will look for it later on today
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,577
Posted By dalek
When you say no spark, do you mean there is fuel...

When you say no spark, do you mean there is fuel being sprayed off the injectors?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,777
Posted By dalek
Which of the compressors is more efficient? ...

Which of the compressors is more efficient?

Incidentally I have been eyeing the condenser off a late 960/S90 for the same reason (I have a 740)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 592,425
Posted By dalek
Stupid question: what is wrong with cutting a...

Stupid question: what is wrong with cutting a hole on the front of the right wheel well, making a duct from back of headlights to this hole, and then putting the oil cooler in between? I ASSume that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,147
Posted By dalek
Primitive Days...

Primitive Days ---------------------------------------------> Modern iPhone Lathe hip days
Full Size Spare ---> Donut Spare --> Fix-a-flat --> Runflat tires --> runflat with pressure sensors which...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 979
Posted By dalek
bleed valves

So I want to bleed my brakes and noticed one of the bleed valves is plugged. Where can I get a replacement valve (there is an autozone within a mile from my home if that is an option)?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 49,423
Posted By dalek
Because Porn?

Because Porn?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,420
Posted By dalek
Because metric vs inch?

Because metric vs inch?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 02:08 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 49,423
Posted By dalek
I see in this thread a lot about T5 vibration in...

I see in this thread a lot about T5 vibration in 240s. What about in 700s?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 438,192
Posted By dalek
What is the thread for the brake bleed valves?

What is the thread for the brake bleed valves?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,998
Posted By dalek
Too bad. I would have suggested to go to...

Too bad. I would have suggested to go to pirate4x4 for jeep help. And a megasquirt/speeduino/etc board
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,998
Posted By dalek
I think it senses the transitions (first...

I think it senses the transitions (first derivatives?), or as you said the breaks.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,693
Posted By dalek
How do you like the speeduino so far?

How do you like the speeduino so far?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By dalek
He has a page called flanges...

He has a page called flanges (https://yoshifab.com/store/flanges.html) which sells flanges, not clamps.
https://oyster.ignimgs.com/mediawiki/apis.ign.com/futurama/1/17/Clamps.png?width=640
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By dalek
In my specific case is turbo but it would be nice...

In my specific case is turbo but it would be nice to know is there is a difference
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By dalek
Correct me if I am wrong but 1 and 4 ride...

Correct me if I am wrong but 1 and 4 ride together just like 2 and 3. i.e. when 1 is going up to the top, so is 4, but 2 and 3 are racing to the bottom.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By dalek
Divided turbo manifold 1-2 vs 1-3

What is the difference when building a divided manifold between tying cylinders 1-2 and 1-3?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,859
Posted By dalek
I wonder how long it will be until the Volvo...

I wonder how long it will be until the Volvo Chinese masters go after them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,108
Posted By dalek
BTW, 740 turbo radiator/IC bracket thingies:...

BTW, 740 turbo radiator/IC bracket thingies: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Genuine-Volvo-740-940-Turbo-Intercooler-Brackets-Radiator-Mounting/164464349149...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,797
Posted By dalek
Nice, for a while I wanted a B280. So I am glad...

Nice, for a while I wanted a B280. So I am glad someone is keeping the flame
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,315
Posted By dalek
I haven't flushed my system this year yet so I...

I haven't flushed my system this year yet so I did not think on piling up distilled water. Time to go looking for some...

I too have been using distilled water since I read in the Mercedes factory...
Forum: website & board 12-01-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,795
Posted By dalek
Now you hurt golgothan's feelings :rofl:

Now you hurt golgothan's feelings :rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By dalek
Could you check if the "gimme fuel" signal from...

Could you check if the "gimme fuel" signal from the ECU to the fuel pump relay goes off when you turn ignition off? In fact, could the fuel pump relay be sticking or something?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By dalek
Is my diff leaking or somebody else is incontinent?

I stuck my head under the butt of my car yesterday and took some pictures. Someone is leaking enough to cover the entire right driveshaft. Who could be doing that?

I might take the car to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,108
Posted By dalek
I would think so. With that said, maybe the...

I would think so. With that said, maybe the cowling in your 240 will suffice? If you want, I can take some pictures later on today of mine and do some measuring



Also, the original Volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,008
Posted By dalek
You could check to see if any of your belts looks...

You could check to see if any of your belts looks a bit glazed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,108
Posted By dalek
For that much money, I would buy this intercooler...

For that much money, I would buy this intercooler (https://www.do88.se/en/artiklar/volvo-200_700_900-turbo-81-98-intercooler.html) and some hoses.

For diagram, I believe this is the B21FT...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,050
Posted By dalek
A bolt + nut + lockwasher would be what I would...

A bolt + nut + lockwasher would be what I would use
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,617
Posted By dalek
Which aftermarket fuel pressure regulators would...

Which aftermarket fuel pressure regulators would you recommend? I keep being told the ebay ones with gauges are not something to use but I do not know if that means they like to leak or their gauges'...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,090
Posted By dalek
Many group buys took place in turbobricks before....

Many group buys took place in turbobricks before. In fact, there is even a forum (https://forums.turbobricks.com/forumdisplay.php?f=19) for that. :oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,316
Posted By dalek
I thought the turbobricks way was to have an...

I thought the turbobricks way was to have an exposed wire you grounded to an exposed frame part to turn the fan on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,768
Posted By dalek
If the car has a sunroof, put a rearview mirror...

If the car has a sunroof, put a rearview mirror ahead of the sunroof hole? Half-joking here: I think the late Countachs had something like that (more like a periscope)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By dalek
Thanks for the info. With that said, didn't ford...

Thanks for the info. With that said, didn't ford go from 2.95 to 3.35 in their V8 transmissions somewhere in the 90s? Wouldn't that lead to a somewhat weaker transmission?

I have to say the more I...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,533
Posted By dalek
Did you buy yours eons ago in the group buy like...

Did you buy yours eons ago in the group buy like I did or is he still doing them? I found mine yesterday and decided I need to start thinking again on putting the T5 in my car.
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