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Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2021, 08:49 AM
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Posted By 89_740Turbo
What setting should I advance/retard my cam gear to? 16T turbo

I am asking for some experienced advice since I do not know much about advanced/retard cam gear settings.

Right now I am running,

- fresh 1994 b230ft squirter block
- ported 90+ manifold
-...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By 89_740Turbo
The width of your wheels being 8" are basically...

The width of your wheels being 8" are basically the same as the wheel I'm going to buy being 17x8.5, so that's good. And if you're running +7, then my +15 should be totally fine. Awesome. Thank you....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I plan on using 225/45/17 wheels so they will...

I plan on using 225/45/17 wheels so they will fit. Plus, im getting my coil overs installed soon so that will help with fitment too.

The 8.5 inch are also +15
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By 89_740Turbo
Appreciate it! I just wanted to make sure. I'm...

Appreciate it! I just wanted to make sure. I'm redoing my 740 with wheels and a new paint job since I installed the 8k mile b230ft.

What about the thickness. Is 8.5 too thick?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Will a wheel with ET 15 work?

I am going to buy a new set of wheels for my 740 - https://i.imgur.com/MEtWqME.jpg

They are 17 inch with an ET 15 and are 5x108 wheels. My question is - will a wheel with a ET 15 work? They are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By 89_740Turbo
It does but the information is confusing. Some...

It does but the information is confusing. Some places say it fits, others do not. All I'm trying to do is find someone who has a bar on their pre 90s 740 and see what's up. That's all :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Update. I have been in contact with Pete...

Update.

I have been in contact with Pete from RetroTurbo. We've been talking about creating a pre 90s strut bar because unfortunately, even the strut bars he has on his site only fit 90+ 740s....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I did see those and I'm thinking. Won't this hit...

I did see those and I'm thinking. Won't this hit the hood versus the one that's flat? Sorry. Hunting these down making sure they'd fit is treasure hunt lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Awesome. Thank you

Awesome. Thank you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I'm not saying you aren't right, but I'm...

I'm not saying you aren't right, but I'm genuinely curious if there is a way to know that for sure because if it is then I'll buy one from the eBay link
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I've seen that but im unsure if that only fits...

I've seen that but im unsure if that only fits 1990+ 740s or pre 90s 740s :/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Are there any kind of strut braces that will fit a pre 90s 740?

I have been searching for a while but have not found anything. I need one for my new build. Does anyone know where I can find them? For pre 1990s 740. Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,061
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Not looking to go crazy. 15-16lbs of boost...

Not looking to go crazy. 15-16lbs of boost maximum on this setup. Internals should hold up well against that. That being it's a 94 squirter block from a 940.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,722
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Yea, it will run rich after warmed up on idle. I...

Yea, it will run rich after warmed up on idle. I was able to tweak a few things and got it sitting around 15.7 on idle now. If it's pretty common then I'll leave it at that and call it a day
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,061
Posted By 89_740Turbo
So hypothetically, if I connect those 2 wires...

So hypothetically, if I connect those 2 wires together, plug the hose back into it and put a boost controller on setting it at the boost i want, for my setup like 16lbs, i would be able to breach the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,722
Posted By 89_740Turbo
help diagnosing why I'm running lean at idle? B230ft w/ 16t

Just about finished a build.

- fresh b230ft
- ported 90 manifold
- 16t
- 3in DP
- Yoshifab catch can
- new green top injectors
- Sbabbs chipped lh2.2 ecu
- AW71 accumulator mod
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,061
Posted By 89_740Turbo
The car wants to blow past 15lbs real quick. ...

The car wants to blow past 15lbs real quick.

What are people's AFR readings under boost. Reading mid 14s not under boost and 10.6 to 11.5 under boost. Idle rich
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,061
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I think this is what you're talking about? ...

I think this is what you're talking about?

https://i.imgur.com/Cldd54B.jpg

I'm just going to remove and put a BC on to control boost
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,061
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I'll have to take a look. Its a jetronic ecu as...

I'll have to take a look. Its a jetronic ecu as opposed to matronic so you should be right but I'll have to take a look.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,061
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I'll have to take a look at the lh2.4 chip one....

I'll have to take a look at the lh2.4 chip one. Appreciate that!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,061
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Removal of boost cutoff - 1988 740 Turbo

I recently got my hands on a super low milage ft motor and decided to go full motor swap. New seals, tranny and all. I'm running a 16T right now with a Yoshifab wastegate. The car purrs and wants to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,754
Posted By 89_740Turbo
How'd they work out for you. Planning to run high...

How'd they work out for you. Planning to run high boost like 15lbs
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,754
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Lh2.2 upgraded injectors

Following this thread - http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=191477- and reading into it, it seems like 850/850r/ford redtop injectiors seem to be the route to go as far as upgraded...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,833
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I have the v1 so it has slits on the sides of the...

I have the v1 so it has slits on the sides of the pod to allow air pass by it
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,833
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Really appreciate it. So you ran it through the...

Really appreciate it. So you ran it through the rubber plug. Did you drill a hole or anything into the vent system or just behind the dash and then to the air vent
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,833
Posted By 89_740Turbo
AFR ran through driver side air vent

As I prepare for this motor swap, I only have 1 loose end. The placement of the AFR.

I have a 3D printed AFR holder for the driver side air vent and I plan on running the wires through the air...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Those springs are for more than 7k rpm. Like like...

Those springs are for more than 7k rpm. Like like above 8. The old school b20 springs are great for 6800rpm
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,418
Posted By 89_740Turbo
You leave my granpappy alone

You leave my granpappy alone
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2020, 11:26 PM
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Views: 1,503
Posted By 89_740Turbo
There's nearly no difference between 402 and 412....

There's nearly no difference between 402 and 412. If you're a superhero with Superman eyes you may tell the difference, but alas. I'm no Superman
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,503
Posted By 89_740Turbo
What's your go-to supplier for your volvos color regarding paint

I'd like to get some paint for my Volvo and do some paint work myself. Color code is 402-2 which is blue green metallic. Can't find anything online.

What's your go to for getting your volvos...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,747
Posted By 89_740Turbo
This is what I was hoping to hear. Okay. I was...

This is what I was hoping to hear. Okay. I was afraid that 2 having the hole in the top would cause a problem versus 1 and 3 being completely sealed. Thank you for the confirmation
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,747
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I'm describing it wrong then. That's my fault. In...

I'm describing it wrong then. That's my fault. In the last pic that's what I see. Do I still out a bolt in it
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,747
Posted By 89_740Turbo
https://i.imgur.com/kBI0OIq.jpg Not my...

https://i.imgur.com/kBI0OIq.jpg


Not my picture but the exact thing I am seeing
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,747
Posted By 89_740Turbo
No, the actual valve that sits on the spring

No, the actual valve that sits on the spring
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,747
Posted By 89_740Turbo
AW71 accumulator mod - 2nd piston has no top. Can the mod be done?

While my buddy and I were pulling apart the AW71 for the accumulator mod, we noticed the second piston doesn't have a sealed top like all the others we've seen in tutorials.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,570
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Lmfao the end part was the best. "BEH GEH GEHHH...

Lmfao the end part was the best. "BEH GEH GEHHH TURBO GEH BEHHH" 😂😂😂
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Got it out. Working on reclocking now. How's it...

Got it out. Working on reclocking now. How's it look

https://i.imgur.com/vMwa5z7.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Probably what I'm going to do. Just wanted to...

Probably what I'm going to do. Just wanted to make sure there wasn't an easier, less risky way
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By 89_740Turbo
How do I remove the dowel pin on a 16T to reclock?

Having an issue removing the little dowel pin. Sucker is really tight and I don't want to damage anything. It has to be pulled out but how

Picture https://imgur.com/a/YpoMOZx
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Unfortunately I dont. My car came with the...

Unfortunately I dont. My car came with the Garrett T3 Turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Appreciate that. I had seen that earlier but was...

Appreciate that. I had seen that earlier but was unsure. Since the 16T didn't come on the redblocks, just want to confirm that those sizes will fit into the oil feed line into the block. Using this...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I am going to run with this 16T I have laying...

I am going to run with this 16T I have laying around. It will bring the turbo system to a more modern standard and help eliminate the need for the external bypass valve from the garret. Ill need...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
You mean to tell me that my Toys R Us plastic...

You mean to tell me that my Toys R Us plastic tool kit doesn't suffice? Crap.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Well I check in the storage unit and found my 16T...

Well I check in the storage unit and found my 16T laying around with the angle flange. Seems like using this will be a lot more straight forward. I'll eliminate the need for the external bypass valve...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I don't have a block yet but can get my hands on...

I don't have a block yet but can get my hands on one. As far as the lines go, for the feed line I'm going to cut it and splice it with some high heat oil lines to compensate for the new position of...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Yea this is a weird T3. Cant find p/n's or s/n's...

Yea this is a weird T3. Cant find p/n's or s/n's for it anywhere online which is why I made this thread to help gather answers. Like what oil return and feed lines to use since the 90+ will move the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
I never intended to machine the hotside turbo...

I never intended to machine the hotside turbo housing inlet flat and mount it up to the raised lip on the 90. I guess since mine has both lips that fit into one another, there isn't a point in...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
May have to send it to Josh since that adapter is...

May have to send it to Josh since that adapter is out of stock with no eta though the adapter seems like a more efficient way to do it too.

What I dont understand is why mill away this ...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
Really appreciate it. That's one less thing off...

Really appreciate it. That's one less thing off the list. As far as not needing to be flat, maybe there is just gunk in the way because it doesn't sit exactly flat. Have you ever ported your manifold...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By 89_740Turbo
What AN are you using. -10 or -12

What AN are you using. -10 or -12
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