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Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,204
Posted By gotboost
I would be interested in some of the parts if you...

I would be interested in some of the parts if you want to make a few bucks. I'd be potentially interested in the oil cooler setup, coolant reservoir and bracket, and upper intercooler brackets...and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,422
Posted By gotboost
I figured it was for something like that. I live...

I figured it was for something like that. I live in WA, so we really only get freezing temperatures about 20 days a year, and the 240 doesn't leave the garage on such days usually. I think I'm just...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,422
Posted By gotboost
Electric Port on my +t for the intake hose??

I'm deep in the middle of performing my +t on my '93 240. There is an electric port on the intake hose that goes between the turbo and the airbox, which I understand is a heater for the PVC system. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By gotboost
This looks great! Now just to find one!

This looks great! Now just to find one!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By gotboost
I'll have to look into those boxes. I agree I'd...

I'll have to look into those boxes. I agree I'd have a hole to plug, but maybe not so bad painted black and then scuffed up a bit! Upside is the box was designed to fit a 240 and is located right...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By gotboost
It is a K-Jet car. I assume it will work, but...

It is a K-Jet car. I assume it will work, but just looking for anyone that has actually installed one.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By gotboost
B20 airbox for a '93 +t???

I will soon be +t'ing my 1993 240, and I am putting great emphasis on the job looking as OEM as possible. I have been reading through the forum and weighing my options as far as the airbox goes. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By gotboost
What did the 84 motor come out of? I think 84 was...

What did the 84 motor come out of? I think 84 was the year for the B23FT in the 7 series, and those have forged internals. If it is out of a 240 Turbo it should be a B21ft...in which case I'd do the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,299
Posted By gotboost
Cylinder 1 not getting fuel??

Been working to try and diagnose a misfire I have on cylinder 1 of my 1993 240 w/ 140k miles and I am looking for advice from you guys. I am getting spark, and I have compression tested the motor....
Forum: showroom 09-26-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,442
Posted By gotboost
To each his own. But that's why I did it w/ vinyl...

To each his own. But that's why I did it w/ vinyl and not paint. 10 minutes of peeling and I have my normal naked roof back when I get tired of the flag.
Forum: showroom 09-26-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,442
Posted By gotboost
It's a 3M color called "Intense Blue". Real...

It's a 3M color called "Intense Blue". Real creative name...
Forum: showroom 09-25-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,442
Posted By gotboost
Thanks for the comments guys. I just wanted to do...

Thanks for the comments guys. I just wanted to do something crazy and different. Having a silver car w/ a black interior can be kinda' boring sometimes. Wanted to liven her up! :lol:
Forum: showroom 09-25-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,442
Posted By gotboost
Yeah my buddy who works for a sign company laid...

Yeah my buddy who works for a sign company laid it down. He is damn good at what he does. He also did these graphics for my XC.

<a...
Forum: showroom 09-25-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,442
Posted By gotboost
My tribute to the Motherland

Some of you are going to hate this for sure, but I think it looks pretty bad ass and is at least pretty funny. Done with 3M vinyl, so I can remove it if I get sick of it

<a...
Forum: showroom 05-22-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,843
Posted By gotboost
Great looking car. How many miles? More pics!!!

Great looking car. How many miles? More pics!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By gotboost
Definitely install bigger swaybars. One of the...

Definitely install bigger swaybars. One of the best mods you can do on these cars. I and others have found that the best combination seems to be a 25mm front bar and a 23mm rear bar. This gives you...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,285
Posted By gotboost
ZOMG! Please say you are joking about going with...

ZOMG! Please say you are joking about going with VMS rods!?!? That company is notorious for f*cking people over and not delivering parts that have been paid for for a Loooooooooong time. Do a search...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,629
Posted By gotboost
I know POIK is working on retrofitting a BMW (5...

I know POIK is working on retrofitting a BMW (5 series I think) IRS onto his 242. You should PM him.
Forum: events 01-07-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,043
Posted By gotboost
Yeah...You're right now that I think about it....

Yeah...You're right now that I think about it. Why can't we have this in June like the bimmer guys? They have a big E30 picnic that my buddy goes to every year at the XXX and it's nice and warm and...
Forum: events 01-07-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,043
Posted By gotboost
I'll be there for sure, though I do have to say...

I'll be there for sure, though I do have to say it is stupid that they planned this for Valentine's Day.
Forum: showroom 12-18-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 26,499
Posted By gotboost
Pulled some leather recaros out of a Mercedes...

Pulled some leather recaros out of a Mercedes 190E 2.3 16V Cosworth at the junkyard about six months ago. Couldn't believe that car was in there, but damn those seats are nice. They're going in my...
Forum: showroom 12-18-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,030
Posted By gotboost
Good job man on sticking with the car. I think...

Good job man on sticking with the car. I think this is going to be a real growing opportunity for you. It's probably going to suck a bit during the swap process, but you're going to start it...
Forum: showroom 12-16-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,030
Posted By gotboost
$450 is most likely not going to get you a...

$450 is most likely not going to get you a reliable 240 diesel unless you are lucky as all hell. And if you can't swap a chevy 350, maintainance on a D24 is going to totally own you in the long run....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,228
Posted By gotboost
LT1 swap and strip it to the BONES!

LT1 swap and strip it to the BONES!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By gotboost
I had to do this once because my moron friend...

I had to do this once because my moron friend kept typing in random codes on my radio until it locked up. I just put the key to the ACC position and threw it on the battery charger. Walked away and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,810
Posted By gotboost
Just experienced a failure of that hose myself....

Just experienced a failure of that hose myself. Car would idle fine, because the vacuum was sucking the hole shut. Under boost though, the car boosted slow and had no power. Oh...btw, the hole was...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,533
Posted By gotboost
If you are just looking for 300hp, don't pull the...

If you are just looking for 300hp, don't pull the head or the rods. The stock parts can handle that. Here's what I'd install:

- Quality remap w/ boost set to 17-18psi
- Upgrade the turbo to...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,810
Posted By gotboost
From my experience working on these cars, I think...

From my experience working on these cars, I think as stated above, you are looking at one of two things. First and most likely would be a boost leak. I'm guessing if you tear all your charge hoses...
Forum: showroom 11-16-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,583
Posted By gotboost
I've got a soft spot in my heart for E30's. My...

I've got a soft spot in my heart for E30's. My first car was a 1984 318i that made it to 550,000 miles and it's life was only cut short when my brother borrowed the car and got rear ended by an F150....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By gotboost
I disagree with that. Most of the 2000 S70 GLT's...

I disagree with that. Most of the 2000 S70 GLT's that I see go for around $4-5k. If he can get that car for $800 or so, and have $500 into a good head and gaskets, etc., and do the repair himself,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,152
Posted By gotboost
I'm pretty damn sure an MBC isn't going to work...

I'm pretty damn sure an MBC isn't going to work with ME7. I've never personally tried it, but everything I've read says there are problems with it. Search on Volvospeed.com for a better answer than...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,934
Posted By gotboost
Also new for '99 was VVT (variable valve timing)...

Also new for '99 was VVT (variable valve timing) which gives you a much broader power band.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,934
Posted By gotboost
Actually the '98 T5 cars had 236hp, not 222hp. ...

Actually the '98 T5 cars had 236hp, not 222hp.

http://www.ipdusa.com/Volvo-S70V70-1998-2000/Performance/ECU-Upgrades-for-1998-Cars/p-128-372-2185/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,255
Posted By gotboost
Damn! That's a helluva' crack man. I've seen a...

Damn! That's a helluva' crack man. I've seen a lot of cracks on wastegate ports, but that takes the cake.
Forum: showroom 10-30-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,887
Posted By gotboost
Just WOW!!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Volvo-1966-VOLVO-122S-SHOW-CAR-EURO-RAT-ROD-122-ONE-OF-A-KIND_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem4a9bda652aQQitemZ320442361130QQptZUSQ5fCarsQ5fTrucks
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,873
Posted By gotboost
Yeah...but the dealership won't tell you that and...

Yeah...but the dealership won't tell you that and has no problem selling you one! :grrr:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,469
Posted By gotboost
Yes...assuming you are talking about the standard...

Yes...assuming you are talking about the standard M56 and not the LSD equipped M59 that the US market never got.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,873
Posted By gotboost
I'm running the Euro 850R clutch with the short...

I'm running the Euro 850R clutch with the short shift kit and brass bushings on my S70 T5. Shifter is super nice and tight now. And I've never felt that clutch slip.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,117
Posted By gotboost
It's cool dude. It's just that this is the first...

It's cool dude. It's just that this is the first 16V head I've ever gotten my hands on, so I hadn't really considered the swap seriously up until this point. I know for a fact I could successfully...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,117
Posted By gotboost
With all respect dude, you don't know me or my...

With all respect dude, you don't know me or my abilities. I have done numerous HG jobs on both redblocks and whiteblocks. I've replaced numerous redblock motors. I've swapped transmissions on both...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,117
Posted By gotboost
Did I mention I also have a complete T5 longblock...

Did I mention I also have a complete T5 longblock on ANOTHER engine stand in my carport!!! :oogle: No...no...no. That one is destined for my S70 T5.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,117
Posted By gotboost
Dammit Kenny! Now you have me thinking I should...

Dammit Kenny! Now you have me thinking I should sell the 16V and the 531 and buy an RSI head!!! AHHHH!!! Options!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,117
Posted By gotboost
Haven't really done all my homework yet I guess....

Haven't really done all my homework yet I guess. I knew about all that stuff except for the crank gear and aux shaft gear. Didn't know those were different. Guess I'm going to have to go back to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,117
Posted By gotboost
Sounds like the consensus is to stick with the...

Sounds like the consensus is to stick with the 531. I'm going to have to think about this one a little more though. The car it's going into has a perfectly good b21ft in it right now, so a couple...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,117
Posted By gotboost
16 valve or 531...which should I go with

So I've got this '93 squirter block sitting on a stand and I'm about to start throwing it together. I WAS planning on throwing on a completely rebuilt 531 head and brand new RSI stage II cam I have...
Forum: showroom 10-12-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,256
Posted By gotboost
Could look good I think if they weren't pushed...

Could look good I think if they weren't pushed too far forward. Wouldn't want to detract from the square front end too much.
Forum: showroom 10-04-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,205
Posted By gotboost
Some of us Volvo owners came from Seattle too!!!...

Some of us Volvo owners came from Seattle too!!! :lol:
Forum: events 10-02-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,419
Posted By gotboost
Sounds like you guys need to get a hotel room and...

Sounds like you guys need to get a hotel room and roomie up!
Forum: events 10-01-2009, 01:21 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,419
Posted By gotboost
With my buddy in Beaverton.

With my buddy in Beaverton.
Forum: showroom 10-01-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,352
Posted By gotboost
Very nice...I gotta' get my R bumper painted and...

Very nice...I gotta' get my R bumper painted and installed on my S70.
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