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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 978
Posted By 2manyturbos
The G80 is/was the cheap TB modification. If you...

The G80 is/was the cheap TB modification. If you have any $$ for real parts, I would not recommend wasting your time/money with one.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 978
Posted By 2manyturbos
Greg Ervin ran a modified G80 in his...

Greg Ervin ran a modified G80 in his street/drag/Autocross 740 for several years without any problems. It would lock at any speed and stay locked as long as we stayed on the throttle. It unlocked...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 366
Posted By 2manyturbos
Those tires are probably rated for Max load at...

Those tires are probably rated for Max load at 40-44 psi. You would have fared much better running them at max pressure to stiffen the side wall to help keep them from tucking so much. Street tires...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 366
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes. The 2021 Solo Nationals just concluded 11...

Yes. The 2021 Solo Nationals just concluded 11 days ago in Lincoln, NE. Most of the classes competitors were separated by less than 0.2 seconds after totalling their times for both days. I torture...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 366
Posted By 2manyturbos
I wish I got 40 hours of seat time out of a set...

I wish I got 40 hours of seat time out of a set of front tires. More like 3 hours when I break it down. I get approximately 200 Autocross runs out of a set of front tires. Average run time, 50...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 366
Posted By 2manyturbos
Shoe polish works well for the tires. The white...

Shoe polish works well for the tires. The white liquid that comes in a bottle with a sponge on the opening. If you're looking for a compromise that should work for both street and track, 2 degrees...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By 2manyturbos
Your description is what was throwing me off. ...

Your description is what was throwing me off.

The these two low pressure fuel line section:
1. One line section between high pressure fuel rail and CPR

That hose goes from the return side (low...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By 2manyturbos
That’s cookin’ for a street 240. Did anyone ask...

That’s cookin’ for a street 240. Did anyone ask to look under the hood or did they all try and pretend you weren’t there?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By 2manyturbos
Damn. That’s exactly what happened to me on a 67...

Damn. That’s exactly what happened to me on a 67 Mustang fastback I bought. We were taking it out for a test drive and the previous owner had been messing with the latch which I didn’t realize. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By 2manyturbos
There is no line from the regulator to the fuel...

There is no line from the regulator to the fuel rail. The regulator is hard mounted to the fuel rail just like an injector and is sealed by an o-ring just as the injectors are. Are you calling the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By 2manyturbos
1. One line section between high pressure fuel...

1. One line section between high pressure fuel rail and CPR

The control pressure regulator mounts directly to the fuel rail. There is no line between the two.
Forum: website & board 09-14-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By 2manyturbos
I think I know the car you are describing. If it...

I think I know the car you are describing. If it is the same 240 it sold through IAA 2-3 weeks ago. I was tempted to buy it, however, it was at $600 before the auction even started. It didn't come...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By 2manyturbos
I think he did great. Keep it up. It makes...

I think he did great. Keep it up. It makes sense it quit pulling hard considering it was a 13C. They are great for low end, yet, run out of capacity quickly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By 2manyturbos
Just pick up a can of PB Blaster and spray the...

Just pick up a can of PB Blaster and spray the threads a couple of times over the next few days. I was skeptical about the product and resisted buying it for several years. It really is a miracle...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,267
Posted By 2manyturbos
That sounds real familiar. I wonder if that’s...

That sounds real familiar. I wonder if that’s what happened with Peter’s engine. IOW, same supplier.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,267
Posted By 2manyturbos
It's amazing it held together. Bad/incorrect...

It's amazing it held together. Bad/incorrect wrist pins cost Peter Linsen an engine during the tuning stage, IIRC. It wiped out everything.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,267
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ This is what I'm getting at. One engine on a...

^^ This is what I'm getting at. One engine on a dyno making serious power doesn't convince me of anything. Take it out in the real world and see how long it lasts. There is a huge difference...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,267
Posted By 2manyturbos
There is a difference. Kenny is the one doing...

There is a difference. Kenny is the one doing the tuning and he's been through enough to know what to do and what not to do. Average Joe, stock engine, 30 psi, it will probably last 30 to 60...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
240: OIL!!!
Views: 721
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ This is basically the same engine break...

^^

This is basically the same engine break in procedure engine manufacturers and rebuilders have been recommending since I have been working on cars. That's 50+ years now. The only difference is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
240: OIL!!!
Views: 721
Posted By 2manyturbos
I wouldn't change to synthetic yet either. I'd...

I wouldn't change to synthetic yet either. I'd wait until the 3,000 mile change interval 1 more time, then, switch to synthetic. You don't want to run the engine hard, yet, you do want to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,267
Posted By 2manyturbos
I didn't gloss over it. Just stating the obvious...

I didn't gloss over it. Just stating the obvious risk. He said "stock pistons". I doubt there is a redblock anywhere making 600 HP with stock pistons. At least, not for long if it ever did.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By 2manyturbos
I may have what you need in my parts collection....

I may have what you need in my parts collection. PM sent.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,267
Posted By 2manyturbos
The stock pistons will last anywhere from 3-15...

The stock pistons will last anywhere from 3-15 seconds if you get into detonation.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ Because it is supposedly going to be his...

^^

Because it is supposedly going to be his daily driver work vehicle. To me, that means every time I go out to use it the engine starts and runs reliably. Fuel mileage is also a concern. So...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes, the clothing steamer is the correct answer. ...

Yes, the clothing steamer is the correct answer. I had to remove all the tint on a Camaro I bought because it was too dark. I bought a cheap steamer at Wallmart and it made short work of removing...
Forum: website & board 09-11-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By 2manyturbos
There are several reasons for that. Number one,...

There are several reasons for that. Number one, there aren't as many on the road anymore. Those that are don't have collision insurance on them, therefore, they don't end up in the insurance pool...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ You left out, "That's really hard to get...

^^ You left out, "That's really hard to get parts for". All legitimate reasons to run a dinosaur motor that produces very little power and weighs way more than much better designs do.

An S80 T6...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By 2manyturbos
The rotors on both ends of the car come off in...

The rotors on both ends of the car come off in less than a minute anyway. Use some PB Blaster on the interface between the hub and rotor and let it sit for a couple of minutes.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By 2manyturbos
Why would anyone run a B30 when you could just...

Why would anyone run a B30 when you could just install a whiteblock I6 and have a smooth as glass running engine that gets great fuel mileage and produces more power?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By 2manyturbos
Do you really need to ask? How are you going to...

Do you really need to ask? How are you going to get the old stud out from behind the rotor? How are you going to get the new stud in to the axle or hub if the rotor is on?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 90,312
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's a lot of rubber from braking. Were the...

That's a lot of rubber from braking. Were the tires still round? Good luck this weekend.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By 2manyturbos
I can measure another set of control arms...

I can measure another set of control arms tomorrow when I'm at my shop if you PM a reminder sometime tomorrow afternoon.

Now that I think about it a bit more, I have seen this countless times. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By 2manyturbos
On the brackets I encountered that the bushing...

On the brackets I encountered that the bushing fit loose there was no sign whatsoever of improper removal. The bracket itself looked just like any other unmolested right out of the forming die...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By 2manyturbos
The type that has a drill as the centering pin is...

The type that has a drill as the centering pin is the one that works the best. It still has a cutter that screws down onto the arbor. The type with the spring loaded centering pin tries to walk all...
Forum: showroom 09-07-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,835
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's funny. I think it may have taken a bit...

That's funny. I think it may have taken a bit more than that to earn a permaban though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By 2manyturbos
Use a clean and strip wheel along where the spots...

Use a clean and strip wheel along where the spots welds are and you will clearly see the depression in the steel where the spot weld is located. Get a spot weld cutter. Don't try to split the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By 2manyturbos
I don't leave the sheet metal screws. I realize...

I don't leave the sheet metal screws. I realize I should have spelled out the whole process. Once the panel is welded in place, I remove the screws and fill off those holes as well with the MIG. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By 2manyturbos
I've never verified whether that was true. I...

I've never verified whether that was true. I read it on here of course. What made me think it may be true is I have encountered more than once control arm brackets that the bushing could be pushed...
Forum: showroom 09-07-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,835
Posted By 2manyturbos
What I liked about Rigels is they are super heavy...

What I liked about Rigels is they are super heavy for an alloy wheel, thus, a bigger pay day when I scrapped them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By 2manyturbos
There are several reasons not to do a butt weld. ...

There are several reasons not to do a butt weld. OP said he is replacing a large section of the quarter panel. Quarter panels are structural, not just cosmetic like a front fender is on a 240. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By 2manyturbos
Just buy 2 Meyle and install them. Or, the Volvo...

Just buy 2 Meyle and install them. Or, the Volvo brand mentioned above. Meyle are much cheaper and of equal quality.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By 2manyturbos
Proclip makes excellent mounts. I'm using their...

Proclip makes excellent mounts. I'm using their products to mount my Tablet to run Solostorm. OC Mounts also makes good quality camera, phone, tablet mounts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By 2manyturbos
Thanks. I could never get a straight answer on...

Thanks. I could never get a straight answer on what was really going on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By 2manyturbos
I don't know. When I ran the part verification I...

I don't know. When I ran the part verification I entered 1982 242. Way back when I started working on Volvos there never was a mention of right vs. left on the rear control arm bushings. I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By 2manyturbos
https://www.moog-suspension-parts.com/products/vol...

https://www.moog-suspension-parts.com/products/volvo_242_1982
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,580
Posted By 2manyturbos
If you are splicing in the quarter panel out in...

If you are splicing in the quarter panel out in the middle of the panel get yourself a panel flanger tool. You don't want to make a splice like that a butt joint. The pneumatic flangers are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By 2manyturbos
Send them back at the sellers expense. There is...

Send them back at the sellers expense. There is no way I would waste my time and money installing URO parts on my Volvo. Most of the URO parts I have seen are pure garbage.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,345
Posted By 2manyturbos
The one I had looked literally like a box. It...

The one I had looked literally like a box. It also dumped right past the rear axle which did not help matters.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,345
Posted By 2manyturbos
I had one on a LS1 powered 4th gen Camaro. It...

I had one on a LS1 powered 4th gen Camaro. It came that way when I bought it. I hated it. It was about like being in a P51 Mustang. I couldn't hear anything over the drone of the engine. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By 2manyturbos
I have used this product more than once on...

I have used this product more than once on rusted, pin holed gas tanks. It is easy to use and work great.

https://www.hirschauto.com/ALCOHOL-RESISTANT-GAS-TANK-SEALER/productinfo/GTS/QUART/
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