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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 320
Posted By blkaplan
This kind of reminds me of a second-hand story I...

This kind of reminds me of a second-hand story I heard from a Volvo tech. A customer kept saying that the seat wouldn't stay adjusted and kept moving.

The techs inspected it and found no...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 320
Posted By blkaplan
FIA approved fixed back composite seats or bust. ...

FIA approved fixed back composite seats or bust.

Sparco Evo is my favorite seat swap into a 240 DD
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 620
Posted By blkaplan
its been on my wish list for a while to do.

its been on my wish list for a while to do.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,118
Posted By blkaplan
what kind of mpgs are you seeing?

what kind of mpgs are you seeing?
Forum: showroom 05-06-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,062
Posted By blkaplan
After the hit, Randy was very concerned about the...

After the hit, Randy was very concerned about the radiator when we were talking on the radio. I think it helped both cars are pretty soft in the area of collision and it wasn't an offset impact
...
Forum: showroom 05-06-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,062
Posted By blkaplan
Randy said he was double clutching all the down...

Randy said he was double clutching all the down shifts.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 621,258
Posted By blkaplan
slick!

slick!
Forum: showroom 05-05-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,062
Posted By blkaplan
Its easy to be confident and brave in someone...

Its easy to be confident and brave in someone else's car. :lol:
Forum: showroom 05-04-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,062
Posted By blkaplan
yea, that porsche has a lot more power......

yea, that porsche has a lot more power... getting past it requires being on it without mistakes
Forum: showroom 05-04-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,062
Posted By blkaplan
This 850 is the best ever.... there's a few...

This 850 is the best ever.... there's a few reasons for it. They don't come this way stock. :-D
Forum: showroom 05-04-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,062
Posted By blkaplan
Yea, I made him sign my bumper and he signed the...

Yea, I made him sign my bumper and he signed the porsches bumper.

Luckily it was a nice square contact and 850s have nice and cushy bumpers.
Forum: showroom 05-04-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,062
Posted By blkaplan
Randy Pobst Drove and Crashed my car @ the Pittsburg Lemons Race

As what seems to be a tradition (crashing other peoples lemons car, which I am guilty of) it continues... No real damage, just good stories, and more character for the car!!!

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Forum: events 04-27-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By blkaplan
I got vaxxed... will i show up? who knows.

I got vaxxed... will i show up? who knows.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,250
Posted By blkaplan
The biggest issue I have heard of with the stock...

The biggest issue I have heard of with the stock springs is if the car has sat for a while, the spring can get rusty and gets pitting. When you get the car back to life, the spring will fatigue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By blkaplan
Do you run a sway bar? If so then you wont have...

Do you run a sway bar? If so then you wont have *too* much articulation. Beyond the fact that you cant really have too much articulation when it comes to a solid axle rear end. Are you worried...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,985
Posted By blkaplan
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By blkaplan
These are in stock. ...

These are in stock.

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-rear-axle-spherical-bearings
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,985
Posted By blkaplan
what did i miss? :-P

what did i miss? :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,235
Posted By blkaplan
There is hose that goes from the exhaust manifold...

There is hose that goes from the exhaust manifold to the air inlet box... on the airbox there's a thermostat that keeps that door shut unless the car is cold. if it fails open you will be sucking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,370
Posted By blkaplan
i need too.

i need too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,235
Posted By blkaplan
sounds like its detonating? Is your pre-heat...

sounds like its detonating? Is your pre-heat thermostat stuck open?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,791
Posted By blkaplan
im pretty sure that black ring gets removed.

im pretty sure that black ring gets removed.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By blkaplan
Great job!!! That car must be a blast to drive.

Great job!!! That car must be a blast to drive.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,049
Posted By blkaplan
Posted brake line kits. ...

Posted brake line kits.



https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0260/2623/products/PXL_20210330_012039855_1024x1024@2x.jpg?v=1617909810
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,352
Posted By blkaplan
They don't have any R&D into them. They take...

They don't have any R&D into them. They take their generic off-the-shelf stuff and slap it in a box.

For BC, it's a volume game. Quality isn't a consideration.


They have an extra...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,352
Posted By blkaplan
It never works well. People just put up with...

It never works well. People just put up with them because the parts are cheap and they have low expectations.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,049
Posted By blkaplan
Pad compounds are also a good way to balance a...

Pad compounds are also a good way to balance a system. The pads I'm running now with the 286mm rotors and brembos have significantly less u then factory volvo pads but they also don't dust at all...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,049
Posted By blkaplan
I have found that to be true as well.

I have found that to be true as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 26,466
Posted By blkaplan
thats what i said.

thats what i said.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,523
Posted By blkaplan
buy a single mass flywheel, Buy a 850R...

buy a single mass flywheel,
Buy a 850R (240mm) clutch kit
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 426,126
Posted By blkaplan
when you out grandpa a grandpa-mobile. ...

when you out grandpa a grandpa-mobile.

Impressive.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,049
Posted By blkaplan
Put them on the 240 under the sirius. ...

Put them on the 240 under the sirius.

They take a 20mm spacer to clear the spoke profile

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Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,049
Posted By blkaplan
Parts just came back from anodizing. ...

Parts just came back from anodizing.

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240-medium-brake-brembo-kit
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 22,192
Posted By blkaplan
We offer cut to length tubing if you need... ...

We offer cut to length tubing if you need...

https://www.bneshop.com/products/factory-strut-housing-tube
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,791
Posted By blkaplan
We have em in stock mate. :) ...

We have em in stock mate. :)

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts/products/960-racing-steering-wheel-adapter

Best to measure, then to guess.
Forum: showroom 03-30-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 45,371
Posted By blkaplan
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,791
Posted By blkaplan
It could be the groudning pin that makes contact...

It could be the groudning pin that makes contact with the horn ring. A little bit of grease on that surface could help if that's the case.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,652
Posted By blkaplan
yea. that works for a rally car. not great for...

yea. that works for a rally car. not great for street use (how i was using it)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 112,933
Posted By blkaplan
Say it aint so Jerry! Say it ain't so.

Say it aint so Jerry! Say it ain't so.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,652
Posted By blkaplan
I ran a 6 puck on my b230 with tall gearing. It...

I ran a 6 puck on my b230 with tall gearing. It heavily wore away the flywheel in a short amount of distance. It did not slip though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,755
Posted By blkaplan
this

this
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,017
Posted By blkaplan
spray welding is awesome.

spray welding is awesome.
Forum: showroom 03-24-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,004
Posted By blkaplan
Its definitely the best US based one that I have...

Its definitely the best US based one that I have seen on the internet. Im sure somewhere in Sweden there's some crazy ones but I definitely second this.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,985
Posted By blkaplan
I am one.

I am one.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,480
Posted By blkaplan
The t5 extension i made fit great but didn't work...

The t5 extension i made fit great but didn't work that great. I have had an idea in my head on how to do it proper but haven't had the time to get around to it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
240: M47 Fluid
Views: 3,798
Posted By blkaplan
1300 for a new trans is not bad at all. ...

1300 for a new trans is not bad at all.

If your car is NA and you don't abuse it will easily last 10-20 years.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,985
Posted By blkaplan
Getting real tender springs in there so there's...

Getting real tender springs in there so there's no point in the suspensions travel range that the rear can just flop unloaded.

You need to always be pushing that tire against the track.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,985
Posted By blkaplan
You will never run into these type of issues on a...

You will never run into these type of issues on a streetcar.
You need to be pushing the car really hard to see these issues.

We have a gripper on the race car, works fantastic on the track...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,985
Posted By blkaplan
The gripper is going to be the best bang for the...

The gripper is going to be the best bang for the buck on a full track car, Sellholm is an option for bigger bucks. Wavetracs can work on track conditions but they are a magnifying glass for setup...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,985
Posted By blkaplan
Did you fix the rear suspension issues, like...

Did you fix the rear suspension issues, like those horrible limiting chains and installing tender springs?
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