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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,926
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: 1,285
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: 1,005
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: 1,005
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: 1,005
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: 85
Views: 92,033
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: 131
Views: 123,478
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: 131
Views: 123,478
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: 665
Posted By redblockpowered
Looks familiar.

Looks familiar.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,946
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: 85
Views: 92,033
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: 85
Views: 92,033
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: 1,864
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: 2,243
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: 535
Views: 370,746
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: 2,801
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: 2,243
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: 3,113
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: 4,691
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: 2,854
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: 7,033
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: 2,437
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: 1,970
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: 2,931
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: 131
Views: 123,478
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: 131
Views: 123,478
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: 131
Views: 123,478
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: 11,485
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: 131
Views: 123,478
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: 153,416
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: 8,182
Posted By redblockpowered
Sad but true. Maybe only one leg depending on...

Sad but true. Maybe only one leg depending on level of modification.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-17-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,049
Posted By redblockpowered
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=239...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=239327

Like this?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,412
Posted By redblockpowered
Yeah that's what I'd put it down to. Doesn't...

Yeah that's what I'd put it down to. Doesn't sound like there's anything wrong with it beyond that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,845
Posted By redblockpowered
Yeah doesn't clear in the front.

Yeah doesn't clear in the front.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,312
Posted By redblockpowered
There were turbo cars with EGR in the US but I...

There were turbo cars with EGR in the US but I haven't come across many of them. Usually 939 or 954 ECU with 149 (I think) EZK.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,406
Posted By redblockpowered
7cm conical housing with a 15g/16t seems to...

7cm conical housing with a 15g/16t seems to provide a pretty meaningful improvement over the 13C. Haven't tried the 6cm myself so can't speak to that.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 42,244
Posted By redblockpowered
That'll do it.

That'll do it.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 42,244
Posted By redblockpowered
I wasn't able to find one on GCP.se but you might...

I wasn't able to find one on GCP.se but you might want to double check my work.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,406
Posted By redblockpowered
Which conical housing do you have, 7cm^2 or 6cm^2?

Which conical housing do you have, 7cm^2 or 6cm^2?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,412
Posted By redblockpowered
Installing larger injectors without tuning the...

Installing larger injectors without tuning the car will often cause fairly significant driveability issues, especially at part throttle.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,312
Posted By redblockpowered
Should be alright as is, then, at least...

Should be alright as is, then, at least electrically speaking. It won't touch the EGR hardware.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,312
Posted By redblockpowered
Which EZK do you have? An EGR EZK will throw a...

Which EZK do you have? An EGR EZK will throw a check engine light if the system is bypassed (unless chipped)
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,312
Posted By redblockpowered
Ah, there we go. For what it's worth the ECUs...

Ah, there we go. For what it's worth the ECUs that don't use the cold start injector have it dummied out in the software. If you want to be extra sure you could probably just even leave it unplugged.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,312
Posted By redblockpowered
I think the Garrett setups have this style...

I think the Garrett setups have this style (http://people.physics.anu.edu.au/~amh110/blow_off_valve.htm) CBV, which I think you can get from FCP still? Never touched a car with a T3 so don't quote me...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 123,478
Posted By redblockpowered
Changed the dipstick tube seal, which had...

Changed the dipstick tube seal, which had evidence of allowing a pretty significant amount of leakage. The old one shattered across the garage when I tried to pull it off the tube. Would have been...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,918
Posted By redblockpowered
Can you swap back to a stock style spring?

Can you swap back to a stock style spring?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,246
Posted By redblockpowered
I love my V15 Turbo. Probably the nicest "fun...

I love my V15 Turbo. Probably the nicest "fun daily driver" cam you can get.

Idles pretty stock-like, though.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,918
Posted By redblockpowered
The rear spring rate BC offers is pretty goofy...

The rear spring rate BC offers is pretty goofy and better matched to a front spring that's about twice as stiff. No wonder folks are suffering from bouncy rear suspension.

They're cheap coilovers....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 216,499
Posted By redblockpowered
The oil sheik gold chrome wrap will be revealed...

The oil sheik gold chrome wrap will be revealed in due time.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 123,478
Posted By redblockpowered
Good to know, honestly not surprised given the...

Good to know, honestly not surprised given the state of a lot of aftermarket plastic stuff.
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