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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By dalek
I have always used...

I have always used https://www.cruzinperformance.com/fuelinj.html
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
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: 915
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: 6
Views: 412
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: 628
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: 545,630
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: 1,716
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: 388
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: 152
Views: 29,461
Posted By dalek
Because Porn?

Because Porn?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,254
Posted By dalek
Because metric vs inch?

Because metric vs inch?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 02:08 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,461
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: 418,862
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: 1,874
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: 1,874
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: 1,458
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: 969
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: 1,057
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: 1,057
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: 1,057
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: 6,040
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: 2,489
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: 19
Views: 2,028
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: 982
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: 41
Views: 14,718
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: 1,076
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: 915
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: 2,489
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: 1,622
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: 2,489
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: 1,852
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: 2,381
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: 12,277
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: 3,572
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: 2,026
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: 1,005
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: 2,217
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.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By dalek
Understanding T5 gear ratios and their swapability

Just to make it clear, this is not a "which transmission should I put in my Volvo if I want to do X HP and Y torque using Z coffee" thread; I really just want to stick with the T5 in this discussion....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,254
Posted By dalek
There are slaps and slaps ...

There are slaps and slaps
http://img.jetbitts.com/screensavers/down/music/dancingpur_el2p7k46.gif
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By dalek
I have diagnosed fuel pumps before by removing...

I have diagnosed fuel pumps before by removing the relay and using a mometarily closed switch with two wires ending on spade terminals to emulate it. So all I had to do was turn power to car on and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,513
Posted By dalek
With that said, they sure seem to like them 90...

With that said, they sure seem to like them 90 degree bends
Forum: website & board 11-25-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,718
Posted By dalek
Sorry, but no tongue kisses

Sorry, but no tongue kisses
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,642
Posted By dalek
What about exhaust valves if you want to turbo?...

What about exhaust valves if you want to turbo? Stainless will suffice or need to go to inconel/sodium filled?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,804
Posted By dalek
Makes me wonder which conical (!) housing I have...

Makes me wonder which conical (!) housing I have in my 15g. :oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,804
Posted By dalek
Have you considered that a 15g and your 13c may...

Have you considered that a 15g and your 13c may have the same turbine wheels so they can use the same turbine housings?

But then again, as I am in the US per your post my recommendation is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,735
Posted By dalek
How are your grounds?

How are your grounds?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,781
Posted By dalek
Got it and installed Monday night. Thanks! Now my...

Got it and installed Monday night. Thanks! Now my door works!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 418,862
Posted By dalek
I heard that the Oil Pressure Sender...

I heard that the

Oil Pressure Sender B21/B23 = 1/8 NPT

Is that correct?

Also, what is the allen/torx side of the bolts holding the throttle plate in the throttle body of the 6 cylinder in...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,277
Posted By dalek
You should just sell the parts. With your name...

You should just sell the parts. With your name engraved on it or something
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,040
Posted By dalek
http://media.giphy.com/media/SUeUCn53naadO/giphy.g...

http://media.giphy.com/media/SUeUCn53naadO/giphy.gif
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,042
Posted By dalek
Is that the GS6-37DZ?

Is that the GS6-37DZ?
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