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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 900
Posted By dalek
Front brake caliber mounting holes spacing

I know that Volvo used a bunch of different calipers throughout the 700/900 life, but are the holes used to mount the calipers to the bottom of the strut assemble the same size/spacing for all...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,907
Posted By dalek
With that said, a lot of European cars can...

With that said, a lot of European cars can advance/retard the intake cam dynamically
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By dalek
Floppy oil trap hose

So bought a replacemet S-shaped hose that goes on the top of the oil trap as I thought mine was bad as it was rock hard. Thing is, this new one is rather floppy. As in I wonder if it has collapsed...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,296
Posted By dalek
Build yourself your own balancer by copying how...

Build yourself your own balancer by copying how RC people balance their propellers:
https://www.rcmodelaircraft.com.au/assets/thumbL/DUBRO499.jpg
If off balance, pulley will rotate....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,074
Posted By dalek
Which cars have the flat flanges?

Which cars have the flat flanges?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,733
Posted By dalek
Maybe you could put a bolt from the outside, lock...

Maybe you could put a bolt from the outside, lock it with a nut (or two if you like jam nuts), and then you have a stud.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,285
Posted By dalek
Using Corinthian leather?

Using Corinthian leather?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By dalek
Those copper coated nuts look stock for VWs.

Those copper coated nuts look stock for VWs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,791
Posted By dalek
I myself have that issue. :oops: If...

I myself have that issue. :oops:



If that is the case, can't he do the "disconnect AMM plug and see how it behaves" test?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,296
Posted By dalek
KoduKoer, Stock SLK R170 2.3 kompressor...

KoduKoer,

Stock SLK R170 2.3 kompressor pulley diameter: 93.5 mm. Crank pulley 185mm. There is a guy on benzworld who machined his SC pulley down to 88mm.

Porting thread on this supercharger is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,280
Posted By dalek
OK, so I got seals and made a cam seal tool...

OK, so I got seals and made a cam seal tool thingie. Not perfect but might work. We will see.
https://i.imgur.com/pPOUFc3.pnghttps://i.imgur.com/fOzWxQz.png
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,817
Posted By dalek
Did he replace it with a Smart car?

Did he replace it with a Smart car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,585
Posted By dalek
Start with the cheap (inspect and clean PCV...

Start with the cheap (inspect and clean PCV calve, find where all hoses go, etc) before going to head removal?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,116
Posted By dalek
Is the 240 your only car?

Is the 240 your only car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,280
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: 16
Views: 2,280
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: 16
Views: 2,280
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: 2,873
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: 1,869
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: 1,668
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: 16,341
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: 1,044
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: 36
Views: 11,296
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: 2,686
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: 1,864
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: 35
Views: 8,708
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: 3,654
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: 3,329
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: 2,124
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: 3,329
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: 2,491
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: 2,124
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: 2,307
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: 648,700
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: 3,898
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: 1,272
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: 235
Views: 75,753
Posted By dalek
Because Porn?

Because Porn?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,015
Posted By dalek
Because metric vs inch?

Because metric vs inch?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 02:08 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,753
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: 470,799
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: 3,578
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: 3,578
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: 1,953
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: 1,393
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: 1,541
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: 1,541
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: 1,541
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: 7,809
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: 3,796
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: 5,022
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
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