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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:22 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By klr142
Correct, the stock LH ones are indeed around...

Correct, the stock LH ones are indeed around 300cc so if you're sticking with the stock turbo and an A cam, 420cc should be just fine if you're running regular gas and not E85. If you plan on running...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,551
Posted By klr142
With the stock turbo, you aren't going to gain a...

With the stock turbo, you aren't going to gain a lot as it's such a bottleneck because it's so small, but there shouldn't be much of a downside except at and just off idle, it sounds like. If you put...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By klr142
What was the rest of the setup? In any case,...

What was the rest of the setup?

In any case, that is a very good point I neglected to go over... If you don't have a cylinder head that flows well up to 14mm of lift, the camshaft likely won't...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By klr142
Peter does still run it with his current head(s)...

Peter does still run it with his current head(s) which are the RSI Stage 2, CNC ported ones. He has massive valves(In: 48mm/Ex: 40mm, maybe?), stock buckets with factory shims in the 3.8mm range. He...
Forum: aftermarket engine management Today, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 1,051,659
Posted By klr142
Actually, you should've been lowering #1 if you...

Actually, you should've been lowering #1 if you were trying to lean it out! Raising #1 adds fuel just like raising #4 does.
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 02:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 41,661
Posted By klr142
Sweet.

Sweet.
Forum: aftermarket engine management Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,268
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Posted By klr142
I've experienced similar oddities before. I can't...

I've experienced similar oddities before. I can't explain it but I've almost always been able to get around it some way or another.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 41,661
Posted By klr142
What did you get the underhood insulation off of?

What did you get the underhood insulation off of?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,551
Posted By klr142
Again, there are multiple older threads...

Again, there are multiple older threads suggesting the KG2T camshaft is not that aggressive and provides better power than the A cam everywhere except under 1500rpm. It can be used in wild engines...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,724
Posted By klr142
:lol: Yes, we are unlucky!

:lol: Yes, we are unlucky!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,551
Posted By klr142
The description of the Stage 2 and Stage 3...

The description of the Stage 2 and Stage 3 Classicswede camshafts are basically the same, except they say the Stage 3 also makes a decent, wide powerband NA camshaft. I don't understand why they...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,551
Posted By klr142
Even if it's easy, some of these camshafts may...

Even if it's easy, some of these camshafts may not pass.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,551
Posted By klr142
There is one more question to ask before ordering...

There is one more question to ask before ordering the camshaft! Do you need to pass emissions testing? If so, you might want to ask ClassicSwede if there are any issues passing idle emission tests...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 822
Views: 201,962
Posted By klr142
Man, the first post of this thread is sad. No...

Man, the first post of this thread is sad. No pictures now that OVT's website is gone. :-( I added at least one(old) picture of the car for now at the bottom.

Anyway, the check engine light was...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2020, 03:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,724
Posted By klr142
Wahoo! Thanks, sir! I'm glad I helped make the...

Wahoo! Thanks, sir! I'm glad I helped make the best coast win this year. It's been a while since I contributed much and I look forward to doing it again next year. I probably won't race the S60...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,412
Posted By klr142
It may or may not be ok as I assume the back of...

It may or may not be ok as I assume the back of the cylinder head is higher temp than the radiator will ever see.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 72,142
Posted By klr142
For what it's worth, I just went back and looked...

For what it's worth, I just went back and looked at the charts. Their V cam's measurements pretty closely mirror their measurements for the intake lobe of the IPD VX camshaft.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 72,142
Posted By klr142
Shoestring, what are the Intake and Exhaust...

Shoestring, what are the Intake and Exhaust numbers listed on the right lower side of the spreadsheets under the overlap measurements? Maybe I missed their description somewhere. A total lobe area...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,412
Posted By klr142
What are the temperatures that the sensor is set...

What are the temperatures that the sensor is set to turn on and off each level at? It might not be ideal, or maybe it will be. It also depends what thermostat you run. Could be a cool find, though!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,412
Posted By klr142
Yes, the ports and everything else(aside from the...

Yes, the ports and everything else(aside from the T instead of M camshaft, sodium filled exhaust valves and different exhaust studs) should be the same among 530s, as far as I'm aware.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,412
Posted By klr142
I do agree!

I do agree!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,412
Posted By klr142
I agree that the heads are cheap to get, but I...

I agree that the heads are cheap to get, but I don't agree that the turbo cars have SS exhaust valves... Come on Ken, you're forgetting things! The original exhaust valves in the turbo heads were...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 589,818
Posted By klr142
Nice! Easy indeed. So, when do the tracks open...

Nice! Easy indeed. So, when do the tracks open back up for you? Haha
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,412
Posted By klr142
Sure, you can, but any material removed reduces...

Sure, you can, but any material removed reduces it's ability to deal with heat and can likely make it easier to warp if situations aren't ideal. I don't know how much of a problem that actually is,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,412
Posted By klr142
Lean mixture melting pistons in action! You...

Lean mixture melting pistons in action!

You can shave a lot off the head, but it weakens it because you're making it thinner. If you have high hp goals in the future(300whp+ maybe?), you will...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 72,142
Posted By klr142
Some of Matt's work from years ago:...

Some of Matt's work from years ago: http://www.calgaryvolvoclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1942&start=15
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2020, 03:38 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 72,142
Posted By klr142
Good old thread:...

Good old thread: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=12640
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,091
Posted By klr142
Run the stock manifold. If anything, make a...

Run the stock manifold. If anything, make a larger downpipe section for it. You aren’t really losing much and if not done right, it could hurt your performance.

If you have the money and are...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,949
Posted By klr142
Woah woah woah, it was only 157whp with the most...

Woah woah woah, it was only 157whp with the most generous of Dynojet correction factors(STD). :rofl: 180whp would be awesome! But yes, we have a ported 405 head with stock valves, the ENEM K13...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,496
Posted By klr142
Biggest thread bump I've seen! What exactly do...

Biggest thread bump I've seen! What exactly do you want to know? And that being said, I guess we'll update it a bit...

It's a bummer we can't see those graphs anymore, but the 240° @.050" cam...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,724
Posted By klr142
I look forward to it! :)

I look forward to it! :)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,724
Posted By klr142
Yes, the 60' time. Ouch! And cool, one run is...

Yes, the 60' time.
Ouch! And cool, one run is better than none but a total bummer to only get one!

Ryan, have you had your car on the dyno with the current setup or similar, before?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,750
Posted By klr142
Bump! Awesome car and I do think I remember...

Bump!

Awesome car and I do think I remember seeing it listed years ago when it left our coast. I don't remember any specifics, but I'm pretty sure it was interesting and someone else in the scene...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,856
Posted By klr142
Side note, but speaking of which, we got a center...

Side note, but speaking of which, we got a center support bearing in a Volvo box for a 700 series recently that said Professional Parts Sweden on it... That is Scantech's new name. :wtf:
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,724
Posted By klr142
Nice work, guys!! And Ryan, I didn't know you...

Nice work, guys!! And Ryan, I didn't know you were running LH2.4 on that thing, also nice. :)

James, we just have to get you off the line a bit faster to see you in the 13s.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,657
Posted By klr142
Ah. Why are you running methanol injection and so...

Ah. Why are you running methanol injection and so rich, then?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,657
Posted By klr142
Thanks! It's always fun to read about other...

Thanks! It's always fun to read about other people's experiences with proof to show what it's done.

You appear to understand your setup and it's limitations, but as Harald mentioned, one of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By klr142
^This.^ Anything else will reduce your low rpm...

^This.^ Anything else will reduce your low rpm torque. If you don't have enough low rpm torque, advance the camshaft timing. Otherwise, you're just going to need to add compression.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,472
Posted By klr142
Interesting topic and I don't really have any...

Interesting topic and I don't really have any more info to add. Sorry to be interested in your pain, but it definitely sounds like you have a small camshaft based on the measurements you gave and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,189
Posted By klr142
Yes, but I still really, really, want to know...

Yes, but I still really, really, want to know because I don't remember getting an answer and it is the easiest thing to try.

I didn't know if their engine was all aluminum or not. Their weights I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,189
Posted By klr142
Do you remember what the ride heights were for...

Do you remember what the ride heights were for this trip to the scale? I really want to know if you have the pinch weld in front of the rear wheels even with or lower than the pinch weld that is just...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,189
Posted By klr142
That is with driver, I am sure. One of the team...

That is with driver, I am sure. One of the team asked how much we weighed on FB recently before the LDRL Thunderhill race last month.
Forum: events 12-17-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,380
Posted By klr142
Nice.

Nice.
Forum: events 12-17-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,380
Posted By klr142
Nice! Relatively speaking... You possibly had a...

Nice! Relatively speaking... You possibly had a valve failure that trashed the rest, or dropped the valve and trashed the rest... Were you even at higher rpm when it happened?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,189
Posted By klr142
I missed this earlier but just had to go find...

I missed this earlier but just had to go find this thread after watching the continued wheelspin and general rear looseness of the fast lap video just posted.

That's a large chunk of weight on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By klr142
We have .123/3mm-ish off of our 405 head, but I...

We have .123/3mm-ish off of our 405 head, but I opened up the combustion chambers a lot and added a groove to bring the static compression ratio back down. With the stock headgasket and modified...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By klr142
Definitely measure your piston to deck height...

Definitely measure your piston to deck height before putting things together with a .5mm headgasket. That isn't one they normally stock, even, unless you meant to say .050"?

Regarding static...
Forum: events 12-12-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,380
Posted By klr142
DO IT!!!

DO IT!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,724
Posted By klr142
TRUTH!! DO IT! As long as you are on the...

TRUTH!! DO IT!


As long as you are on the West/Best coast... Ha
Forum: showroom 12-11-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,355
Posted By klr142
That sounds nice. I assume you are comparing when...

That sounds nice. I assume you are comparing when you had the GTX to when you had the journal bearing turbo(the current one?) on the 8V, and not with how it is responding now on the 16V without boost...
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