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Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,017
Posted By lee4391
You cannot adjust the LSA on an 8v cam with a cam...

You cannot adjust the LSA on an 8v cam with a cam gear as both intake and exhaust lobes are on the same shaft. So when you move the centre line of one, you also move the the centre line of the other....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,632
Posted By lee4391
+1 on the V band flange, cant comment on filler...

+1 on the V band flange, cant comment on filler as i didn't weld it.
...
Forum: showroom 05-10-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,907
Posted By lee4391
Not all Nardis are different, ive had two that...

Not all Nardis are different, ive had two that use the same MOMO bolt pattern.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,299
Posted By lee4391
Adjustable wastegate actuator, prefer it to the...

Adjustable wastegate actuator, prefer it to the MBC i ran before.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,709
Posted By lee4391
Sounds like you're running too little negative...

Sounds like you're running too little negative camber, i'd dial some in if you can. These are big heavy cars they need it. Also make sure you're tyre pressures are high enough as too little pressure...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2016, 04:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,125
Posted By lee4391
Left hand side top mount looks backward in this...

Left hand side top mount looks backward in this picture. Also if you bov is not a recirculating type it's likely that's causing your stalling issue.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,606
Posted By lee4391
I know hence why I said go 3" all the way to get...

I know hence why I said go 3" all the way to get the gases moving out the turbo as quick as possible. Seeing as the td04s Hot side doesn't flow great as it is it needs all the help it can get.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,606
Posted By lee4391
3" all the way td04 hot side creates enough back...

3" all the way td04 hot side creates enough back pressure as it is. Plus leaves room for improvement/bigger turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,082
Posted By lee4391
Indeed, i am pretty sure certain DCOE type carbs...

Indeed, i am pretty sure certain DCOE type carbs do. I know my dellortos have vacuum ports on the carbs them selves. The ports on the carb body are before the butterfly however i think the feed to...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,082
Posted By lee4391
Honda is backwards. The stock set up took it...

Honda is backwards. The stock set up took it straight off the manifold too. So it's essentially vacuum retard.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,082
Posted By lee4391
Slightly different application but here is my set...

Slightly different application but here is my set up in my civic...

http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff306/leec4391/12039724_10153661038635561_5017737271888071581_n_zpslcnvlaqj.jpg

Black...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 39,058
Posted By lee4391
We all make mistakes. TTVs 'incorrect...

We all make mistakes. TTVs 'incorrect advertising' is just as bad as your lack on inspection before fitting the new parts.

This is motorsport after all you cut your losses and carry on. If someone...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,154
Posted By lee4391
http://www.sambilmode.se - They do some it...

http://www.sambilmode.se - They do some it requires a spacer then a mount.

Alternatively you can find the brackets from an old 740 that use rubber mounts instead of oil filled, thats what i did...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 22,254
Posted By lee4391
Turbo bricks to a tee.

Turbo bricks to a tee.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,363
Posted By lee4391
I could buy it yes Or I could test the limits of...

I could buy it yes Or I could test the limits of my own abilities and try something myself. I like to gain experience by doing things, I could bolt my camber plates on tomorrow (of which I plan to)...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,591
Posted By lee4391
I've had the same, i wouldn't worry too much...

I've had the same, i wouldn't worry too much turbo chargers tend to get hot. letting it idle for ten mins to cool down probably isn't a great idea though you want some airflow to the rad and rest of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,363
Posted By lee4391
I don't have the machines or ability to copy your...

I don't have the machines or ability to copy your luxe steer ben. I could have figured something but thought id try the easy way out first.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,363
Posted By lee4391
I bought some similar camber plates from Sweden...

I bought some similar camber plates from Sweden with a big bearing in the top mount. I was going to try a use the stock bearing by machining a spacer to go between the top mount and the spring seat...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,585
Posted By lee4391
This is a 200 but the principles the same ...

This is a 200 but the principles the same
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/242/36.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,585
Posted By lee4391
The 'swedes' use Gaz 'universal' coilover shocks...

The 'swedes' use Gaz 'universal' coilover shocks in the stock shock location. From what i've seen a custom stud is made for the top and then bolted into the control arm as expected.

However it...
Forum: showroom 10-17-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 238,258
Posted By lee4391
Tried a mates lexus wheels on today for fun and...

Tried a mates lexus wheels on today for fun and ended up quite liking them.

Wheel Brand: Lexus GS300 O.Z wheels
Wheel Size: 18x8 ET45
Adapter Thickness: Custom F-25mm R-30mm to 5x114.3
Tire...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,234
Posted By lee4391
I fitted these mounts last week, work a treat. ...

I fitted these mounts last week, work a treat.

Never ended up using washers so engine is only up another 4mm......
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,195
Posted By lee4391
I documented it on the UK volvo forum, All the...

I documented it on the UK volvo forum, All the wheel and spacer specs are there along with some pictures...

http://www.volvoforums.org.uk/showthread.php?t=212473&page=2

Yeah i run a 940 with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,195
Posted By lee4391
They will rub with 45 profile tyres I'd...

They will rub with 45 profile tyres I'd definitely try 40 profile.

I'm currently running 9j sparcos et32 with a 30mm adapter and it rubs when loaded up a lot with just myself in the car it isn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,234
Posted By lee4391
Raising engine 10mm

Hello,

Recently i bought a full set of early type engine 740 engine mounts that use rubber inserts rather than oil filled. Now after doing some measurements i've found Land rover engine mounts are...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,985
Posted By lee4391
Early mounts VS oil filled.

Hello,

I have a chance to get hold of some early type rubber mounts for my 940. Are they worth 'upgrading' over the later oil filled engine mounts?

Thanks,

Lee/
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,907
Posted By lee4391
They are for drifters or ice racers that want the...

They are for drifters or ice racers that want the extra lock, track, camber and caster on the cheap.

Hence the price being relatively low.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,907
Posted By lee4391
Interesting wonder if the camber adjusters work...

Interesting wonder if the camber adjusters work with stock shocks and springs.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 63,134
Posted By lee4391
They dont have knuckles, the whole strut tube is...

They dont have knuckles, the whole strut tube is the 'knuckle' it bolts to the bottom arm via a ball joint, of which looks like the white bordered picture i posted above.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 63,134
Posted By lee4391
Urrrmmm this one :s It was just an idea that...

Urrrmmm this one :s

It was just an idea that ran through my head. As it looks like it could work.

Barkster driftworks sell boots for rose joints. That's the first I've heard of such...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 63,134
Posted By lee4391
I was thinking about this today but using just...

I was thinking about this today but using just the adjustable arms.

As for £385/$600 you can get fully adjustable, rose jointed lower arms and tension rods for S bodies, of which is a hell of alot...
Forum: showroom 10-17-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 238,258
Posted By lee4391
I remember stumbling across this on stanceworks...

I remember stumbling across this on stanceworks while googling something.

Real pokey wheels aren't my flavour, but the exhaust and spoiler looks really good man.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 72,471
Posted By lee4391
I had a set of D2s on my other car that were 7...

I had a set of D2s on my other car that were 7 years old and the collars were free.

We don't really have to worry about the ARB brackets breaking as they're on the lower arm.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 72,471
Posted By lee4391
I never mentioned quality just like for like...

I never mentioned quality just like for like price, quality being incomparable or otherwise.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 72,471
Posted By lee4391
Bens kit is gunna be a minimum of $1140 to match...

Bens kit is gunna be a minimum of $1140 to match the hardware you get with the bcs. As they have camber plates too.

Also bens kits don't come with shocks either do they? So in the grand scheme of...
Forum: showroom 10-13-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 238,258
Posted By lee4391
Wheel Brand: Sparco NS2 Wheel Size: F-17x8 et38...

Wheel Brand: Sparco NS2
Wheel Size: F-17x8 et38 R-17x9 et32
Adapter Thickness: Custom F-25mm R-30mm to 5x114.3
Tire Size: F-225/45/17 R-235/45/17
Rubbing: In long dips in the road otherwise its...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,556
Posted By lee4391
Thanks rooster. Don't the 960s use fwd...

Thanks rooster.

Don't the 960s use fwd offsets?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,556
Posted By lee4391
I run 9s at the rear with an off set of et8. They...

I run 9s at the rear with an off set of et8. They have 235/45/17s, the car has 2/2.5 coils removed from the rear, and they would never have fitted if i didn't roll the arches and remove the liners.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,946
Posted By lee4391
It was LMR listing your product, just looked it...

It was LMR listing your product, just looked it up now.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,946
Posted By lee4391
Ben is there anyone in the EU that sells your...

Ben is there anyone in the EU that sells your products?

As Importing stuff means we get stung for import tax!

I'm sure i saw a swedish company listing some of your products...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,946
Posted By lee4391
Hmmmmm, What about top mounts though?

Hmmmmm, What about top mounts though?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,946
Posted By lee4391
That is something i didn't take into account! ...

That is something i didn't take into account!

I was a bit overzealous when cutting the rear springs so it has reverse rake atm, and i've just fitted some 17s and another half coil off the front...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,946
Posted By lee4391
I could do that, but I'm 95% sure that I'd have...

I could do that, but I'm 95% sure that I'd have access to the correct tap if I knew the size. And more travel is always an advantage.

Not excessively low. So I can chop 2 1/2 coils off the front...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,946
Posted By lee4391
Right you are. But I'm not too keen to...

Right you are. But I'm not too keen to disassemble my strut Assembly to find out, if someone knows already.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,946
Posted By lee4391
A quick google hints at it being m48.

A quick google hints at it being m48.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,946
Posted By lee4391
Care to share the thread size?

Care to share the thread size?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,946
Posted By lee4391
The you have to weld them back up again which I...

The you have to weld them back up again which I don't have the facilities for.

I will however more than likely, be able to get the correct size tap to recut or extend a thread if necessary.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,946
Posted By lee4391
Shortening 940 struts

Hi,

I wanna fit 200 shocks to my 940 and would like to shorten the strut tubes.

If I cut 20mm from the strut tube will I need to extend the gland nut thread internally or will there still be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,706
Posted By lee4391
Recirc blank and stalling/cutting out issue...

Hi,

I blocked the recirc with a blank on my old 940 turbo, and it kept stalling out at traffic lights/coming to a stand still. Naturally i removed it a reinstalled the stock recirc valve.

What...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 63,134
Posted By lee4391
Ive borrowe some stock R33 lower arms and s14...

Ive borrowe some stock R33 lower arms and s14 tension rods from a mate, to have a measure up, due to this thread.

If they fit comfortably it should just be a case of finding hubs and shocks and...
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