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Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 269
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Posted By tomasss
Hmm not really sure, in US I think it's different...

Hmm not really sure, in US I think it's different from state to state, some have more relaxed rules than others especially for oldtimers. The new owner is going to write a blog so I'll put a link...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Haha no uz to je trochu dyl nez chvile :) na...

Haha no uz to je trochu dyl nez chvile :) na export lodi do US nesmi bejt v kufru nic nez origo vybaveni, tj. lekarnicka, rezervni kolo a hever...takze ta hromada veci co jsem k tomu mel sla k...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,768
Posted By tomasss
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=347...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=347300
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 54,962
Posted By tomasss
Interesting...for my setup it was 551 & 553 ...

Interesting...for my setup it was 551 & 553
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6147840&postcount=246
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,977
Posted By tomasss
I went with the normal...

I went with the normal (https://www.rendcarparts.com/volvo/parts/1328900/RD1328900F) M90 transmission mount. I heard that the PU M90 mount from RT is too stiff, I think someone here on TB was even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,977
Posted By tomasss
Ok, that means no extra harmonics for your engine...

Ok, that means no extra harmonics for your engine either.
It's really difficult to quantify the feeling though; the perception of such thing is very subjective. Also the PU mounts are now 3rd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,977
Posted By tomasss
To be honest, it felt completely fine for a fun...

To be honest, it felt completely fine for a fun car. Probably little bit too stiff for a daily driver but it is very subjective to one's liking. Also depends if you keep the balance shafts; I didn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Well...what a plot twist. The car has been sold...

Well...what a plot twist. The car has been sold to New York! What looked to me like some kind of scam at the beginning turned out to be a real deal. The car is leaving Antwerp port in few days and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
I can definitely help...but only as long as you...

I can definitely help...but only as long as you keep it in English :-D zero Dutch skills here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,718
Posted By tomasss
How is the o2 sensor? When it was bad on my...

How is the o2 sensor? When it was bad on my b204gt, it was also drinking the gas excessively and the performance was low.
For the idle...might be some leak. Try to pressurize the intake as suggested...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,906
Posted By tomasss
To have happy end in this topic...the car is...

To have happy end in this topic...the car is completely happy after the TCU removal. Everything works, boost is stable using the MBC, efan works flawlessly. So it is one of the ways to go if you want...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Some driving around, boost still limited a bit...

Some driving around, boost still limited a bit while I am checking if everything behaves properly...:cool:

<iframe width="1024" height="576" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/1Of_ul57I9M"...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Some walkaround videos :-P <iframe...

Some walkaround videos :-P

<iframe width="1024" height="576" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Li8BWj9p4tY" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Thanks Rijk, yeah indeed. It's all about choices...

Thanks Rijk, yeah indeed. It's all about choices ;-) it's really fun to drive it even now though...hopefully this weekend I'll do the final boost adjustments :oogle:

In the meantime, alternator...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
First spring wash finally & more advanced test...

First spring wash finally & more advanced test ride :-P
Oh...and by the way...it's for sale. I've got an irresistible job offer overseas...so everything has to go :aus: I'll make a proper selling ad...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2021, 04:52 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Oldtimer registration completed with no issues!...

Oldtimer registration completed with no issues! :party::bouncy:
License plates & insurance next week & we are ready to roll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,673
Posted By tomasss
Thanks guys :)

Thanks guys :)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
New battery has been installed, and after fixing...

New battery has been installed, and after fixing some small issues with the oil pump not >priming< (http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=358813), the historic moment came...

FIRST...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,673
Posted By tomasss
Yep, after filling the oil filter with oil and...

Yep, after filling the oil filter with oil and spinning the oil pump gear separately by drilling machine the pressure finally became present and now it is happily primed.

One related question: is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,673
Posted By tomasss
Well, I don't have an impact gun here...but...

Well, I don't have an impact gun here...but indeed I've just ordered the flexible 1/2 ratchet wrench extension, using the 3/8 and 1/4 adapters I should be able to run it with a drill. It's limited...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,673
Posted By tomasss
B204GT oil pump not priming

So I have an issue with oil pressure build up after the engine rebuild (16v 2.0 turbo). Engine filled with oil, spark plugs removed, oil pressure gauge in the oil pressure sensor hole & trying to get...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Brakes and clutch bled today, I was expecting...

Brakes and clutch bled today, I was expecting that after replacing the brake master cylinder it will take a lot of fluid but bench bleeding it in advance helped a lot...just few bubbles and I was...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Starter solenoid replaced, so hopefully starting...

Starter solenoid replaced, so hopefully starting trial at the end of the week :oogle:

https://i.imgur.com/vUNWREXh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ZuzRcBbh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
So to summarize the clutch hose issue: for...

So to summarize the clutch hose issue: for b204ft/gt the standard HEL hose for Volvo 740 turbo doesn't fit, also the KL Racing hose doesn't fit. The issue is that the OEM hose has twice as long...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Yep, I see your point about more points of...

Yep, I see your point about more points of potential failure. True. I might change it back in the future and debug it more if there is time and energy...;-)

The sealant I think just LOOKS thin....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
So I was having the same issue as described...

So I was having the same issue as described >here< (http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5302403&postcount=5) (not enough current causing voltage drop and the solenoid not closing...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
I am getting lots of motivation in other threads...

I am getting lots of motivation in other threads so I'm glad the circle is enclosed then! :wiggle:
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Heatshield applied to protect the...

Heatshield applied to protect the undercoating...I am wondering if it will last :cool:

https://i.imgur.com/QXvq4HZh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Starter motor extracted, solenoid separated...to...

Starter motor extracted, solenoid separated...to my surprise it seems the carnage was not caused primarily by torqueing down the cable nut, but it was already cracked before and this was just the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Other than that, I've replaced the automatic...

Other than that, I've replaced the automatic timing belt tensioner (just to be sure - it was probably still the original one), filled the fluids and was about to try starting. Unfortunately it seemed...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Well, I've contacted three (one in UK and two in...

Well, I've contacted three (one in UK and two in DE) and only one was able to supply the long threaded end. It's the link below, fitting types 551 and 553. The hose is ordered so I'll give a feedback...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,278
Posted By tomasss
Wow, wonderful guess :omg: yes, it is from the...

Wow, wonderful guess :omg: yes, it is from the old tie rod ends :nod: thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,278
Posted By tomasss
so I have these two big nuts...

...and I am not sure if it belongs to the car or not. I am assembling the car back together and these are somehow remaining :oops: Might be anywhere from the rear axle to the engine...or might also...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 54,962
Posted By tomasss
The link shows motorcycle brake lines...have you...

The link shows motorcycle brake lines...have you bought one of these? Or you let them fabricate a custom line for you? Do you have an actual picture of the line?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,578
Posted By tomasss
Cool to see another b204ft car! :) Make sure...

Cool to see another b204ft car! :)
Make sure you have the updated oil pump gear & bolt and replace the dowel pins of the cam gears by a solid ones ;-)
Probably bunch of other upgrades that I've...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Well, it doesn't fit...and neither would have...

Well, it doesn't fit...and neither would have fitted the KL Racing one. The issue is that the threaded hose coupler from the clutch master cylinder is specific for b234/b204 engines, so the hose has...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Not sure! I've returned from travelling trip few...

Not sure! I've returned from travelling trip few days ago, since then I am working on it again...so I still have full tomorrow. Lets see! :)

https://i.imgur.com/C9Vw5TTh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Day off today...so garage time from the early...

Day off today...so garage time from the early morning :-P

Wastegate preload adjusted
https://i.imgur.com/Ddxqb1Ch.jpg?1

Exhaust manifold + turbo mounted & oil lines connected...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Yes...it is tight fit but it works, there is...

Yes...it is tight fit but it works, there is about 5mm gap. It should be fine with the PU engine mounts.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=5959880&postcount=44
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
For the ring gaps...well I just followed the...

For the ring gaps...well I just followed the technical list from Traum pistons. 0.58mm for the 1st/2nd compression ring and 0.38mm for the oil rings.

Other than that...engine is coming together! ...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-12-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Well, my friend works in a printing shop, so she...

Well, my friend works in a printing shop, so she managed everything :) thanks for the template!
How did I find out? I've recently bought a new calibrated Proxxon small torque wrench, and there was...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Thanks! If there is something you really...

Thanks!

If there is something you really don't want to happen...it is to find out after assembling the engine bottom end that your torque wrench is pretty much off the scale :roll: so that's...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,123
Posted By tomasss
Measure the bores...the replacements I've posted...

Measure the bores...the replacements I've posted are primarily to address the bore wear. On my engine with 200tkm the pistons were already wobbling in the cylinders because of that...making all kinds...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,482
Posted By tomasss
Weird...that part has nothing to do with time...

Weird...that part has nothing to do with time except it's a timebomb :) what is the part #?

https://autodily.mjauto.cz/_imp/facet/obr_water/fc73192.JPG
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,123
Posted By tomasss
8v or 16v 2.0t? If 16v don't miss these: ...

8v or 16v 2.0t?
If 16v don't miss these:
http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=357068
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,482
Posted By tomasss
...are we discussing 780 or DeLerean here? :) ...

...are we discussing 780 or DeLerean here? :)
I've replaced this temperature sensor on my PRV too so I remember it quite well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,482
Posted By tomasss
One way or another, THAT is the CTS. It's...

One way or another, THAT is the CTS. It's condition is another thing, but the part has been identified correctly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,482
Posted By tomasss
Yes, that is the CTS :nod:

Yes, that is the CTS :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Is this board still alive? :) Anyway...more...

Is this board still alive? :)
Anyway...more progress today. Headbolt threads re-tapped, head surface cleaned, headgasket sprayed both sides with Permatex Copper Spray-A-Gasket Hi-Temp Sealant, ARP...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 285,924
Posted By tomasss
Also a short video once the conrod caps were...

Also a short video once the conrod caps were tightened to the spec:

<iframe width="1024" height="769" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/20__DR0TdMw" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer;...
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