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Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 54,075
Posted By redblockpowered
Better than the stock one in the downpipe's...

Better than the stock one in the downpipe's armpit.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 58,579
Posted By redblockpowered
Yes indeed. I think it's linked in website &...

Yes indeed. I think it's linked in website & board.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 54,075
Posted By redblockpowered
Really looking forward to how the K24 performs....

Really looking forward to how the K24 performs. The bigger turbine vs. a TD04 has always been interesting to me.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By redblockpowered
M90 flywheel is dual mass, for 240mm clutch. M47...

M90 flywheel is dual mass, for 240mm clutch. M47 flywheel is either dog dish for 228mm clutch or flat for 215mm clutch. Not sure why a flat flywheel would be only for M90 if you can get a clutch that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By redblockpowered
Don't buy poly for anything that pivots on more...

Don't buy poly for anything that pivots on more than one axis. Spherical joints are what you want (or rubber)
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By redblockpowered
58mm exducer is right for the 19T. You have a 14T.

58mm exducer is right for the 19T. You have a 14T.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 1,288,923
Posted By redblockpowered
I think about this swap every time I coast down...

I think about this swap every time I coast down in 1st and 2nd.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,539
Posted By redblockpowered
Ouch.

Ouch.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By redblockpowered
Pink to blue, I think. Under the shifter trim, on...

Pink to blue, I think. Under the shifter trim, on the left. I have pictures in my thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By redblockpowered
If Honda B series, then I bet it would be cool to...

If Honda B series, then I bet it would be cool to do 110 in your 5th reverse gear.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,380
Posted By redblockpowered
Of the stuff you can do to wake up a non turbo...

Of the stuff you can do to wake up a non turbo 240 economically, opening up the exhaust would not be on my list. Stock manifold+downpipe is pretty good. Stick to cam+compression, or just a cam.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By redblockpowered
Early 700 strut setups did not use a pigtail, if...

Early 700 strut setups did not use a pigtail, if I recall correctly. 82-84 or 82-85.

Don't think I would bother with a progressive spring in a rally application.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 142,902
Posted By redblockpowered
3.73s before. Too muscle car for me. The...

3.73s before. Too muscle car for me.

The Wavetrac locking action is just right. The stockish suspension is a little soggy. 190/110 spring rates and 25/19 bars not enough. If I could figure out a...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 142,902
Posted By redblockpowered
First tank (well, half tank) with regear, driving...

First tank (well, half tank) with regear, driving like I just installed an LSD in my car: almost 28 mpg!

I took pictures of the install but keep forgetting to put them up on imgur.

Big...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,072
Posted By redblockpowered
Cranking compression is normal for the IPD turbo...

Cranking compression is normal for the IPD turbo cam. More duration means more cranking compression is lost since the valves are open.

Not sure if this is always the case but when I used the 012...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,225
Posted By redblockpowered
Sounds like a locker to me.

Sounds like a locker to me.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 142,902
Posted By redblockpowered
Woah! What a huge difference.

Woah! What a huge difference.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 142,902
Posted By redblockpowered
VP should have it sometime in the next few days ...

VP should have it sometime in the next few days

Diff is set up in the axle with the 3.31 ring and pinion but the axle isn't in the car yet.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 73,190
Posted By redblockpowered
I remember reading that the disc on the diff is...

I remember reading that the disc on the diff is just to retain the ring gear bolts in case they back out. Early ones didn't have it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,831
Posted By redblockpowered
How's your fuel pressure?

How's your fuel pressure?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,593
Posted By redblockpowered
I'm gonna feel so accomplished when I have to set...

I'm gonna feel so accomplished when I have to set up a GoFundMe to cover my bill to CARB/the EPA.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2021, 04:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,279
Posted By redblockpowered
Or a TD04H, or a TD04HL like a lot of us have....

Or a TD04H, or a TD04HL like a lot of us have. And it doesn't seem that that part of the p/n will tell you if you have Volvo/SAAB 12 blade turbine wheel or Dodge SRT4 11 blade turbine wheel.

TD05...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,279
Posted By redblockpowered
That's fair. Could certainly be some sort of...

That's fair. Could certainly be some sort of tradeoff that doesn't make sense in an OEM application but works for more of an aftermarket performance setup. I'd love to see someone test one of these...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,279
Posted By redblockpowered
I'd be skeptical of Mamba's ability to come up...

I'd be skeptical of Mamba's ability to come up with something better than MHI given the difference in resources for R&D, at least without extraordinary evidence as Carl Sagan would say.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 101,034
Posted By redblockpowered
Dyno numbers look good, probably within dyno to...

Dyno numbers look good, probably within dyno to dyno variance. Doubt it would run really at all with the indicated AFRs, or at least you'd be wondering why you have another liter of oil in the pan...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 142,902
Posted By redblockpowered
hey what's this https://i.imgur.com/RBJs3uTl.jpg

hey what's this
https://i.imgur.com/RBJs3uTl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 142,902
Posted By redblockpowered
It's been a little bit, let's catch up on some...

It's been a little bit, let's catch up on some stuff. First off I'm waiting on 1) a throwout bearing and 2) a fancy Ferrita exhaust from Sweden. The bearing has been in customs for nearly a month and...
Forum: website & board 06-24-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By redblockpowered
Looks familiar.

Looks familiar.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,374
Posted By redblockpowered
Maybe something from the FWD Volvo catalog would...

Maybe something from the FWD Volvo catalog would work? 302mm from a V70 or the like might get you in the ballpark.

What's the pad selection like for these calipers? I didn't see anything in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 101,034
Posted By redblockpowered
Hmm. Definitely interested in those adjustable...

Hmm. Definitely interested in those adjustable control arms, I wonder what kind of adjustability they offer. Probably just min to max Volvo length but who knows. More than that might screw up the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 101,034
Posted By redblockpowered
How much caster did you end up with?

How much caster did you end up with?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,068
Posted By redblockpowered
Definitely go back to stock size injectors and...

Definitely go back to stock size injectors and MAF. Those aren't tuning tools.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By redblockpowered
I don't even think they made 28mm front sway bars...

I don't even think they made 28mm front sway bars for 700/900s like they did for 240s. Does it look way bigger than the rear one?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 385,665
Posted By redblockpowered
Maybe the center bearing support is blowed up?

Maybe the center bearing support is blowed up?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,146
Posted By redblockpowered
Bought M90 from him. Took a bit but got here.

Bought M90 from him. Took a bit but got here.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By redblockpowered
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=34...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=341371

A clue, perhaps?

Any pics? How is it mounted?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,476
Posted By redblockpowered
The 1991 SE sedan is my favorite of the 940s....

The 1991 SE sedan is my favorite of the 940s. Good work so far!
Forum: website & board 05-18-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,497
Posted By redblockpowered
please don't make TB look all early-2010s Web 3.0...

please don't make TB look all early-2010s Web 3.0 nasty like VWVortex looks after their update

i'll scream at my computer
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,231
Posted By redblockpowered
Try telling them minorities are getting...

Try telling them minorities are getting memberships to their country club, or that being in your 740 will lower their property value.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,005
Posted By redblockpowered
I'm excited for the Garrett Heritage Collection™

I'm excited for the Garrett Heritage Collection™
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,596
Posted By redblockpowered
Get as much caster as you can. Not sure how...

Get as much caster as you can. Not sure how unpopular of an opinion this is around here but I like spring rate for ride control and ARBs for roll control. Figure ~2 Hz ride frequencies for a sporty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,178
Posted By redblockpowered
I know KYB will tell you damping rates if you ask.

I know KYB will tell you damping rates if you ask.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,193
Posted By redblockpowered
Sounds like your new cluster is from a sedan.

Sounds like your new cluster is from a sedan.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 142,902
Posted By redblockpowered
Seemed pretty chill to me. The only HPDE people I...

Seemed pretty chill to me. The only HPDE people I saw that really got into it were the instructors in the instructors-only group. All in all I'd strongly recommend it.

For HPDE1 you have to have...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 142,902
Posted By redblockpowered
I was there with NASA, then the autocross the...

I was there with NASA, then the autocross the week after was TCUSA.

I think they're not coming back to LRP until October and even then they're not doing HPDE1 at that event.

Would have gotten...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 142,902
Posted By redblockpowered
Since it's warm here again I'm trying to commit...

Since it's warm here again I'm trying to commit to touching something on the car whenever I have the time. Tuesday's task was to patch up the peeling headliner, courtesy of a can of Krylon fabric...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,803
Posted By redblockpowered
No performance difference at all, should just...

No performance difference at all, should just facilitate higher RPM by virtue of better valve control/lighter valvetrain mass. Unless you're already floating valves...

Camshaft ramp speed is more...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 142,902
Posted By redblockpowered
Went to Lime Rock, got about 20 minutes of (top...

Went to Lime Rock, got about 20 minutes of (top speed limited) track time:

https://i.imgur.com/nNyAAZkl.jpg

It was good to get to test the car's handling at speed, thankfully felt about a...
Forum: showroom 04-21-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 169,677
Posted By redblockpowered
https://youtu.be/jS6SarW07u8 Went last...

https://youtu.be/jS6SarW07u8

Went last weekend. Was wet for the first half of the day and I did well. Ended up some 26th of 47 before it dried up, then fell about 10 spots in the dry. I suspect my...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,681
Posted By redblockpowered
Sad but true. Maybe only one leg depending on...

Sad but true. Maybe only one leg depending on level of modification.
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