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Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,671
Posted By qwkswede
I think the pedal set from any 700/900 should for...

I think the pedal set from any 700/900 should for for you. I'm not 100% confident on that. But I do think the firewalls are the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By qwkswede
Did y'all year that? Get on it East! You might...

Did y'all year that? Get on it East! You might have a chance this year.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By qwkswede
My 122 is not even Naturally aspirated at the...

My 122 is not even Naturally aspirated at the moment. I can say for sure it won't be running in 2021.

And yeah! That was one hell of a race between Harald and me. Side by side the whole way...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 902,059
Posted By qwkswede
Is that some rough wear on the cam cap and cam...

Is that some rough wear on the cam cap and cam journal? I don't know how you deal with that, just thought it looked bad.

Send the details on the O-ring dimensions. I probably need to tear my 16V...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
On to 2020 errrr. 2021

After a year break, we are back online!

The 2021 thread is here:
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=6212456
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By qwkswede
I need to tune up the leaderboard I-frame of the...

I need to tune up the leaderboard I-frame of the google spreadsheet. In the meantime could somebody sticky this thread? Probably can drop the 2019 thread from the top too.

Start sending timeslips...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By qwkswede
The 2021 East vs West Drag Race Competition

Rules: (nicked from http://www.turbobricks.com/evw.php)
Summary
The "east vs. west" shootout was created by Pat D. (tuff240) to help motivate the group by creating a friendly yet competitive event...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks. Give me a day or two to start a...

Thanks.

Give me a day or two to start a new thread. I'll get this tradition going again.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Damn Covid! Drag strips are good places for...

Damn Covid! Drag strips are good places for social distancing. You gotta stay in your car so you can move it along in the lineup! Anybody else have timeslips from 2021? I don't want to be the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
I have been to the track a couple times this...

I have been to the track a couple times this summer, and it's almost always a good time. Minus potential visits from KoolAid Man. Did we ever get a 2021 east vs west thread going?

I'll cave...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
The drag bug bites and digs it's teeth in.

After seeing first hand how much lag this tiny 3071 turbo has I decided to do something about it and build myself an antilag device of sorts. Short of running a tiny TD04 turbo, I don't really see a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
I brought out my window tint connection to lay...

I brought out my window tint connection to lay down some film today. A nice security upgrade for when I park the car and have stuff inside that I don't want people to see. Should keep things a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
LOL. Yep. The car next to me went the same MPH,...

LOL. Yep. The car next to me went the same MPH, but 3 seconds faster ET.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 12:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
I hope your 60' times were better than mine. :-)

I hope your 60' times were better than mine. :-)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
Timeslips, datalogs, enjoying the car.

Following up months later.

I did pull the turbo off and open up the hole in the Turbine housing to the full diameter of the inlet to the wastegate. And that fixed my boost control problem. It's...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2021, 02:46 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Not too shabby. Let me know if you want my...

Not too shabby.
Let me know if you want my spreadsheet. Or just roll it your own way if you dare. I need to get to the track too. I haven't run my red 16v wagon.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
This sounds like a good way to gently ease people...

This sounds like a good way to gently ease people back into post pandemic racing. And show off what they built over the last year.

Does someone else want to volunteer to do organizing and book...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
Haha. Antilag juice, Indeed. It doesn't have...

Haha. Antilag juice, Indeed. It doesn't have enough traction today on the street tires. But that does help get these cars up on the converter. 1st gear is a fine pedaling exercise once the boost...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
0-60 test runs

Despite a bad case of the boost creeps, I took it out to my secret test location in Mexico for some 0-60 test runs. I've been using this app, or a similar one like it for quite a while with my cars....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
Another thing I was thinking about, maybe I just...

Another thing I was thinking about, maybe I just vent the wastegate pipe to the atmosphere. Though I'm not really interested in making MORE noise. That might help control boost though. I do have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
Hey Chris, This is a different wagon than I...

Hey Chris,
This is a different wagon than I drove to Davis. This one hasn't really been up for a road trip since I have owned it. I just barely got the black widows and hornets cleared out after...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
@Kenny, That picture above the boost target...

@Kenny,
That picture above the boost target was 200, I have that line displayed there too. Actual boost was climbing to 222 at the peak. On longer pulls in 2nd gear, the boost will climb to 235...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
I have played with the timing in the 5500 rpm...

I have played with the timing in the 5500 rpm range somewhat. It does have an effect on the boost creep for sure. I was intentionally pulling a few degrees timing from the shift point rpms to soften...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
Yeah! Do it and tell me how it goes. At 18psi...

Yeah! Do it and tell me how it goes.
At 18psi now, and I'm almost at the limit on the injectors. They are 80 or 100lbs.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2021, 02:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
It's a Ripper. <iframe width="560"...

It's a Ripper.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/NYLyuiNkUzM" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope;...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
I finally got to do some driving and datalogging...

I finally got to do some driving and datalogging last night. The car feels very fast with the new turbo... I'll try to get out and shoot some video clips from inside the car this weekend.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
Turbos turbos turbos

The first turbo I put on the car was a Garrett T3 that I had cobbled together. It had the Dodge Cosworth style turbine housing that bolts right to a 3" downpipe. These wastegates are really nice for...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
It took about 6 months or so to get the 740...

It took about 6 months or so to get the 740 running. There was tons of searching for oddball Volvo 740 16v parts that I didn't expect to need. Throttle cable, throttle body, and distributor come to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
I got the car running and tried to back it out of...

I got the car running and tried to back it out of the garage. That's when I discovered that the ring and pinion was somehow damaged in the 10 years since the car ran. I can only guess that it was...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2021, 01:07 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 100,584
Posted By qwkswede
Awesome! This is a very cool build.

Awesome! This is a very cool build.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 31,624
Posted By qwkswede
What flavor of GM transmission is that there in...

What flavor of GM transmission is that there in your pictures? Do you have to do any internal improvements to make it live with the 550hp you are about to make?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
More Progress from Winter 2019

I finished up the exhaust with a homebuilt 3" stainless dealio with a Magnaflow muffler. It has a 3" catalytic converter that's not pictured here. The goal is to get through emissions tests without...
Forum: showroom 10-27-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,316
Posted By qwkswede
Any time brotha. You still have my number I...

Any time brotha. You still have my number I assume.
Forum: showroom 10-27-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,316
Posted By qwkswede
I promised myself that I would spend 2 Sundays a...

I promised myself that I would spend 2 Sundays a month working on the old project until it's running... Let's see how long that promise lasts.

I'm a month into my resolution and making some good...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
I started this thread a year ago just after...

I started this thread a year ago just after bringing the car home, and it came together pretty quickly. But, I got busy with other things and forgot all about this thread. Life happens. Pandemics...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
I didn't even realize we failed to set up a 2020...

I didn't even realize we failed to set up a 2020 post. I can start it.

The dragstrip in Denver is open. I personally haven't visited this year. It seems fun, but not really my idea of "safer...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
yep yep. I'll get some more details added. I can...

yep yep. I'll get some more details added. I can only crop pictures and type so fast. But for now I'm going to enjoy this cold boost friendly weather and do a burnout in my Red Wagon.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,256
Posted By qwkswede
Thumbs up Qwkswede's Red 740 Wagon. Part Deux aka Superfridge

I haven't touched a project thread in quite a while, but I am still tinkering with old Volvos. What can I say, some habits die hard. It's about time I start to organize a little memory book for this...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Damn Volbros! I wasn't sure anyone was playing...

Damn Volbros! I wasn't sure anyone was playing Volvos this year. But you guys came out in force to close out the year. I think I have everyone added. If I misssed a timeslip, drop a note and I'll...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
WOWSERS! You guys were busy between christmas...

WOWSERS! You guys were busy between christmas and new years. I'm catching up here. But there are lots of
really interesting exciting timesplips pouring in. Stay tuned... I'll tally the winner!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks Volvo Friends for making this happen...

Thanks Volvo Friends for making this happen again. Just a couple days left to send time slips.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Quick description of the car please and thankyou.

Quick description of the car please and thankyou.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Thanks klr142 I'll fill in the details. It...

Thanks klr142 I'll fill in the details.

It was getting a little hot in here. Good to see some data...

People, just run your car, post your times. It's actually fun! Make lots of passes. Do big...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Linuxman51 Nice work bro. 90 points added for...

Linuxman51
Nice work bro. 90 points added for the East@$#@

Good turnout this year eh?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Added a new submission from Regularisland More...

Added a new submission from Regularisland
More turbo points for the EAST!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Right on. Canada posting up some great times. A...

Right on. Canada posting up some great times. A 12 second redblock Volvo is pretty badass.

Dave_242GT times added to the board.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
I added some more details. Good job Canada!

I added some more details. Good job Canada!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
A couple more came in over the weekend. I'll get...

A couple more came in over the weekend. I'll get them added to the list...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Damn that's a movin. Give deets RogerDEE....

Damn that's a movin. Give deets RogerDEE. Quebec. That's east right?

I entered Turbo Chevy something or other. I can't remember the car details.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 259,556
Posted By qwkswede
Weird. I just attached the jpeg images to the...

Weird. I just attached the jpeg images to the post directly. I usually have better luck doing that than linking to my remote photos.

And I can see them. Must be some permissions setting?
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