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Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,023
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: 14
Views: 1,949
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: 2,454
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: 9,559
Views: 4,118,334
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: 1,889
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: 1,094
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: 749
Views: 582,493
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: 749
Views: 582,493
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: 107
Views: 32,205
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: 9
Views: 4,210
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: 4,236
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: 6
Views: 2,594
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: 3,176
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: 6
Views: 2,594
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: 9
Views: 4,210
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: 3,971
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: 2,169
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: 57,567
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: 1,872
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: 1,184
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: 686
Posted By Acke
Probably Aries?

Probably Aries?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,198
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: 3,005
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: 3,078
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: 2,346
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: 16,802
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: 16,802
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: 1,295
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: 6,289
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: 6,006
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: 1,897
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: 1,897
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.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,064
Posted By Acke
How about the ball joints and tie rods? Had a bad...

How about the ball joints and tie rods? Had a bad inner tie rod do the same. Couldn't feel any gap in the steering on winter tires but there was a thud/clunk in every pothole and speedbump.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,653
Posted By Acke
1,4bar boost. Haven't dynoed with this setup, but...

1,4bar boost. Haven't dynoed with this setup, but there's many dyno sheets of similar setups online). I have considered a better cam/head and my chipmaker said there was power to be made above 4trpm,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,653
Posted By Acke
Custom E85 chips, 668cc injectors, AEM E85...

Custom E85 chips, 668cc injectors, AEM E85 fuelpump, -012 AMM, do88 hoses, KL cooler, 3" DP+cat and simons 2,5"catback. I'd say if you're aiming for 300+hp the 19T is a bit small, but for maybe...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,653
Posted By Acke
7 is better, the 6 is even smaller. I have a 19T...

7 is better, the 6 is even smaller. I have a 19T 7 straight flange and it works fine in a daily. It's only slighly slower to spool than the 13C and gives decent power at 1+ bar.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,156
Posted By Acke
My 7/945 NA beaters have 185/65-15 and 195/65-15...

My 7/945 NA beaters have 185/65-15 and 195/65-15 Hankook Kinergy Ecos as summer tires. Took the 945 to the track and was positively surprised by the tires. A lower profile would be nicer on track for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,853
Posted By Acke
As above^ I put it roughly at the stock postion,...

As above^ I put it roughly at the stock postion, but facing down. Also too close according to PLX, but it hasn't died yet. Been there for three years so far. Poor pic....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,762
Posted By Acke
There's a stock closed rubber grommet in the...

There's a stock closed rubber grommet in the firewall behind the driver strut tower. I've used that one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,935
Posted By Acke
Since the 940 fueltank is plastic, rust is not a...

Since the 940 fueltank is plastic, rust is not a bad issue. Had my car stad for a year and a half, saw no gunk in the tank when I replaced the pump nex year. If you're dropping the tank you might...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,935
Posted By Acke
If you suspect there's gunk on the bottom of the...

If you suspect there's gunk on the bottom of the tank I guess you'd have to drop it. If not, the easy way is to disconnect the fuel lines coming from the pump, put them in a canister and and let the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,212
Posted By Acke
I'd replace both lines but keep the rack if it's...

I'd replace both lines but keep the rack if it's working. Did the same on my brothers car last summer, found a nice set of 940 lines in better shape that were bolt-on. As long as the bolts are in...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,423
Posted By Acke
Are your rotors coated? I installed coated,...

Are your rotors coated? I installed coated, drilled and slotted mtec rotors with greenstuf and brembo pads and had som squeal and humming during the break-in period, especially in the rear. It was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,382
Posted By Acke
You probably don't find any reports because those...

You probably don't find any reports because those clips aren't stock. Normally there aren't any.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,288
Posted By Acke
Sounds like it´s okay. IIRC the holes fore the...

Sounds like it´s okay. IIRC the holes fore the head guide sleeves are also bigger, so the gasket would't even fit upside down without some violence. The holes also line up all wrong if you try to put...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,754
Posted By Acke
I have a straight 7 hotside that is supposed to...

I have a straight 7 hotside that is supposed to be from a volvo 13G. Part # 115 89 11810 7. Left in the pic, right is a conical 6. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,955
Posted By Acke
Or get theese if the old control arms are in a...

Or get theese if the old control arms are in a bad shape.
http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/suspension-steering/axle-mounting/steering-links/strut-control-arm-front-axle-adjustable/1008382/...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,955
Posted By Acke
Those seem to be for the sedan model, the back...

Those seem to be for the sedan model, the back springs are way too loose for wagons from what I've heard.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,808
Posted By Acke
I've been running a simons cat-back on my 940 for...

I've been running a simons cat-back on my 940 for years, and I'd say they're good quality. Fitment was good, sound is good and it's still in decent shape (the cheap aftermarket stuff tend to rust to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,174
Posted By Acke
Here's some good advice:...

Here's some good advice: https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/HeatingAirConditioning.html#960ACVentStopsWorkingUponAcceleration
Vacuum leaks in the engine compartment would be the easiest to start with,...
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