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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
You're not wrong, because it's still a noisy...

You're not wrong, because it's still a noisy Volvo :roll:

At the end of the day I'm satisfied with the interior noise level in comparison to before. So, surely the acoustics were different with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Got it put back together today. A bit quieter,...

Got it put back together today. A bit quieter, and almost silent from inside the car. It used to be super audible while cruising and now it's not. I can still hear maybe 1 or 2 making noise (likely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I believe the reservoir hose should feed the side...

I believe the reservoir hose should feed the side closest to the reservoir/passenger strut tower, then the lower rad hose should feed the side closest to the engine.

You don't have to run these by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,139
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
:lol: as long as there's no one behind him!

:lol: as long as there's no one behind him!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Slipping pulley most likely.

Slipping pulley most likely.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,139
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
You the guy who sits at green lights?:roll:

You the guy who sits at green lights?:roll:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The 16v head is of course going to make more...

The 16v head is of course going to make more power. The engines are the 'same', but the 16v head flows MUCH better. 16v engines made roughly the same HP as a stock turbo engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Yes. Those 2 studs are plenty strong to lift the...

Yes. Those 2 studs are plenty strong to lift the engine enough to do mounts.

I did the hydraulic mounts on my 744 last year, but can't remember if I used a hoist and both eyelets (front and rear)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Funny you should say that:ninja: Yup it is...

Funny you should say that:ninja:

Yup it is very easy.

Should've seen me at the junkyard, I was trying to beat the rain and was able to rip the cams out in about 3 minutes flat:lol: impacts and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,139
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Yeah people drive slow because they aren't in a...

Yeah people drive slow because they aren't in a hurry. I don't understand their logic. When I'm on the road, I stay as far away from people as possible. I go when the light turns green (so easy to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
^ I'm going to measure the OD of the junkyard...

^ I'm going to measure the OD of the junkyard shims vs the aftermarket iPd ones. Yesterday I got the JY shims installed and cam back in. Waiting on a new cam seal and VCG and then we will see how it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
My Camrys are pretty quiet:love: even with almost...

My Camrys are pretty quiet:love: even with almost double the mileage lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Because it was quiet before the re shim, so now...

Because it was quiet before the re shim, so now it annoys me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Even if you do, that really means nothing because...

Even if you do, that really means nothing because it's not the injectors.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
If you'd watched the video, you'd know it wasn't...

If you'd watched the video, you'd know it wasn't injector noise. You clearly lack any capabilities of logical thinking.

>shims cam properly
>only then the injectors start making noise
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,139
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I'll have to completely disagree, I honk at...

I'll have to completely disagree, I honk at people all the time. Locals here sit at green lights on their phone, swerve into my lane on the highway, etc.


I had Lexus GS300 horns in my 93 245....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Of course the radio works....and as for checking...

Of course the radio works....and as for checking my clearances, good idea. I haven't done that yet
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
This would've been a 1 page post if I didn't have...

This would've been a 1 page post if I didn't have 30 dudes trying to tell me to re check my clearances, add hushers, change oil wt, etc. I got 24 shims from the JY today and measured them all. Looks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I can distinctly hear the injectors separately...

I can distinctly hear the injectors separately from the valvetrain noise. You might not be able to tell in video though.

But a reshim and then injectors start making noise:thinking: makes sense to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Thank you. I'm at the JY right now grabbing some...

Thank you. I'm at the JY right now grabbing some shims. I am likely going to prefer used shims with high mileage than aftermarket crap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Obviously a 2.3 SOHC 4 cylinder without balance...

Obviously a 2.3 SOHC 4 cylinder without balance shafts isn't gonna run as smoothly as a DOHC in-line 6:roll:

Moot point, really. The 2JZ is quiet and runs a tighter valve lash. What are you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Dude can you read at all? Tell me the spec for...

Dude can you read at all? Tell me the spec for valve lash. Maybe it differs from every other source I've read.

And nice try but Toyota/Lexus often use shim over bucket just like redblocks and they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,286
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Which part is a tight fit? I'm not familiar with...

Which part is a tight fit? I'm not familiar with the dimensions, but the W917 is a tight fit to the alternator on all my 240s (even with denso alt) to the point that i have to disconnect the battery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
But better drivability? I wonder if it would...

But better drivability? I wonder if it would equate to worse fuel economy too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
That's such an odd concept to me. Any reason why...

That's such an odd concept to me. Any reason why we can't all be running ~.010" for a little extra oomph


https://i.imgur.com/WZKdhIF_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I honestly do love working on them. I just...

I honestly do love working on them. I just removed the cam today (after checking clearances AGAIN lol) and measured each individual shim, comparing it to my iPd order. All is well there.

What's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
How is that loose?

How is that loose?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Fun fact: iPd turbo cam with NA pistons and a...

Fun fact: iPd turbo cam with NA pistons and a head shaved .006" is certainly interference.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I do each individual lobe facing it straight up,...

I do each individual lobe facing it straight up, basically perpendicular to the shim.

I also checked lash by putting each individual cylinder at top dead center to where the two lobes were facing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I'm really just looking for insight and...

I'm really just looking for insight and thoughts/discussions. The vehicle runs its ass off as good as a stock turbo car is going to. The only concern is the noise.

Everyone here seems to think...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Probably aftermarket. Whatever they ship you when...

Probably aftermarket. Whatever they ship you when you buy them individually, that's what I did.

:roll: get real. 5w-40 is absolutely fine. How do you think a 40 weight at operating temp is too...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Ah yes. Thankfully I took (bad) pictures. ...

Ah yes. Thankfully I took (bad) pictures.
https://i.imgur.com/In73Gab_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium

Rotten hoes:grrr:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Idk much about electrical stuff, but I seem to...

Idk much about electrical stuff, but I seem to recall some weird piece when doing the wiring on my wife's 744 in tank pump. Care to share a picture? I thought I'd removed them, but I could certainly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
iPd

iPd
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Just checked the lash again, ya know, "just in...

Just checked the lash again, ya know, "just in case" I was wrong and they were all way off.

They weren't way off.

https://i.imgur.com/iT7jIcW_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Jesus ****ing Christ jack stop being an idiot....

Jesus ****ing Christ jack stop being an idiot. I've run so many redblocks without hushers and they've been sooo quiet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Correct of course, but there are 8 valve...

Correct of course, but there are 8 valve actuations and only 4 rod bearings. A rod knock typically happens to 1, not 4. And I assure you I've beat this car up enough that if it were bottom end...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Agreed. Also, the noise does not change at...

Agreed.

Also, the noise does not change at all with temperature. Cold/warm/hot is all the same. It's most apparent between let's say 1,500-3,500 rpm. After that, I can't head over the exhaust....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The only thing I'm certain about with this is: ...

The only thing I'm certain about with this is:

Engine was quiet with M cam and factory shims
Engine was quiet with B cam and factory shims (yes, still within spec)
Engine was quiet with iPd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Yup, noise has been the same since day one of the...

Yup, noise has been the same since day one of the re shim. I tried multiple sets of feeler gauges with the same results. Logged over a thousands miles, same noise, same clearances. It is not a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I did triple check. But I guess I could quadruple...

I did triple check. But I guess I could quadruple check.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
So are you agreeing or disagreeing? The...

So are you agreeing or disagreeing?

The weight of my oil has absolutely nothing to do with this valvetrain noise. And even if it did, 5w-30 is perfectly fine in a redblock.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
No it's not, and I'm running 5w-40.

No it's not, and I'm running 5w-40.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,300
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Well, this noise is still there after a couple...

Well, this noise is still there after a couple thousand miles. I've been running T6 oil that is higher in ZDDP levels than most modern full synthetics.

In order to get these new valve shims...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,430
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
One time my wastegate signal developed a hole so...

One time my wastegate signal developed a hole so it no longer functioned at all. I went to do a 3rd gear pull on the highway and my 13c shot up to 25-28psi. Those kinds of numbers can destroy an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,430
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Wait, actuator vented to atmosphere as in no...

Wait, actuator vented to atmosphere as in no wastegate signal? That would cause an over boost and detonation for sure.

Sounds to me like whatever you rigged up for a wastegate is likely doing its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Trust me I've put far worse things inside b230...

Trust me I've put far worse things inside b230 engines
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,352
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
^ yup just use fwd 5 cylinder turbo injectors...

^ yup just use fwd 5 cylinder turbo injectors since they're a direct drop in for +t cars
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Realistically, ATF, MMO, seafoam, etc all...

Realistically, ATF, MMO, seafoam, etc all probably would have done the job. Even a good quality synthetic and some spirited driving may have. But I'm glad you got it fixed!

I would not run the...
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