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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,118
Posted By naterhater
Huh, mine doesn't do that.

Huh, mine doesn't do that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,394
Posted By naterhater
There's supposed to be a set of OEM lifting eyes...

There's supposed to be a set of OEM lifting eyes bolted down with the thermostat housing and the last exhaust bolt by the firewall.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 43,521
Posted By naterhater
New summer wheels. DRW 16x8 et0 front and -12...

New summer wheels. DRW 16x8 et0 front and -12 rear, 225/50R16 Firestone Firehawk Indy500. They rub the plastic inner fender during maximum cornering but it appears to be self-clearancing and does not...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,627
Posted By naterhater
The eaton is about as plug and play as it gets...

The eaton is about as plug and play as it gets for an axle. I watched my buddy put one in his 240 and its a huge pain in the ass to shim it, but you can't avoid that no matter what differential you...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,812
Posted By naterhater
Alexa, How boost psi 300 wagon!?

Alexa, How boost psi 300 wagon!?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,169
Posted By naterhater
the only reason to do sequential turbos is when...

the only reason to do sequential turbos is when you're trying to run more than about 35psi. at the same time, twin 13c's sounds fun. that would make a good project for your free time
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,158
Posted By naterhater
I don't have any pics handy, but for a while I...

I don't have any pics handy, but for a while I had a B&M supercooler mounted in front of my radiator and plumbed in line downstream of the OEM trans cooler in the side tank.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,185
Posted By naterhater
Just take your time in the transmission and take...

Just take your time in the transmission and take plenty of pictures so you remember how it all goes. You might get lucky with first gear but it depends on whats broken, which you wont know until you...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,540
Posted By naterhater
The IPD springs have a good ride height right out...

The IPD springs have a good ride height right out of the box, but they will sag quite a lot after a year
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,527
Posted By naterhater
wouldn't this make it prone to clogging? Moving...

wouldn't this make it prone to clogging? Moving the trap away from the heat would mean oil vapor wold be allowed to cool within the trap and congeal, clogging the holes. Also this is completely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,174
Posted By naterhater
Mine didn't work for the longest time until once...

Mine didn't work for the longest time until once day I had the knee pad off underneath the steering column and noticed this funny looking relay with a fuse holder on it. The fuse was blown so I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,618
Posted By naterhater
NAPA sells cheap tube flare. I'd throw a flare on...

NAPA sells cheap tube flare. I'd throw a flare on it just to give it something to keep the clamp from sliding off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,708
Posted By naterhater
IPD sells spacers for exactly what you're trying...

IPD sells spacers for exactly what you're trying to do (https://www.ipdusa.com/products/11525/125006-volvo-25mm-wheel-spacer-pair-240-740-760-780-940-960-ipd-125006)

If it were me I'd easily pay...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,872
Posted By naterhater
I think the marking is cast into the shaft of the...

I think the marking is cast into the shaft of the cam somewhere rather than stamped into the end
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,468
Posted By naterhater
You already have to rebuild the turbo in order to...

You already have to rebuild the turbo in order to install the kit, so as long as you aren't trying to cheap out and reuse the old bearings then the play will be gone when you're done. and if it isn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,970
Posted By naterhater
Isn't Brembo the OEM for these rotors? Have you...

Isn't Brembo the OEM for these rotors? Have you tried going OEM?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,763
Posted By naterhater
Hey TLAO, do you still make chips? I've been...

Hey TLAO, do you still make chips? I've been using the ones I bought from you after I put my 15g in probably 5 years ago and it's been running great.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,702
Posted By naterhater
The curve is exponential. As in, its way easier...

The curve is exponential. As in, its way easier to make a 16s car run in the 14s than it is to make a 14'er run 12's
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 43,521
Posted By naterhater
what do you mean? Other than piston slap when its...

what do you mean? Other than piston slap when its below freezing outside I haven't seen any reason to doubt it.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 43,521
Posted By naterhater
The mudflaps are 1/4 thick 4=ply C.I. rubber...

The mudflaps are 1/4 thick 4=ply C.I. rubber sheet. I'll try to remember to get a close up pic
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,218
Posted By naterhater
Gotta swap in the intercooler. Other than that...

Gotta swap in the intercooler. Other than that it's like 20 bolts and plugging in the new ECU. right?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 43,521
Posted By naterhater
Oh my Gorsh! so much has happened since the last...

Oh my Gorsh! so much has happened since the last time I posted any sort of update
https://i.imgur.com/2Ub4d2w.jpg

So a year and a half ago I packed up and moved across the country...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,218
Posted By naterhater
The fun thing about this is you have a lot of...

The fun thing about this is you have a lot of options to play with. A lot of the stuff on your list doesn't need to be changed since you're swapping in the same engine. Literally all you need is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,705
Posted By naterhater
I went out and shook it again this evening and...

I went out and shook it again this evening and felt around on both sides to see if i missed anything. The RF gland nut was loose. It wasnt totally backed off but it was loose enough that the whole...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,705
Posted By naterhater
Front upper spring seat noise?

I had been running cut springs in my 940 for a while and decided to go back to a full height stock spring. So I replaced the springs and nothing else. I took out the cut springs and installed a set...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,076
Posted By naterhater
Makes sense. Reading this thread...

Makes sense. Reading this thread (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=163457) ought to give you a sense of the scope of such an undertaking. Being that the 960 is already a RWD whiteblock...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,076
Posted By naterhater
I wouldn't count on any dollar amount. In theory...

I wouldn't count on any dollar amount. In theory this should be relatively inexpensive though since you can reuse your oil pan, accessories, and whatnot from the 960. There ought to be enough wire...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,209
Posted By naterhater
No accumulator mod. Honestly there is a chance...

No accumulator mod. Honestly there is a chance the new fluid killed it when I flushed it and added an external cooler. But that's more of a testament to the condition of used AW71's these days
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,131
Posted By naterhater
If you're starting with a JY trans

If you're starting with a JY trans
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,479
Posted By naterhater
Probably worth mentioning that the flyweight in...

Probably worth mentioning that the flyweight in the G80 is supposed to unlock it at 25mph. In my experience it will stay locked until you back off the gas above 25. But yeah, it's really only meant...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,209
Posted By naterhater
People say AW71's are good for over 300hp and...

People say AW71's are good for over 300hp and perhaps a rebuilt one can do that. However in my experience all of the used ones at this point are over 150,000 miles and the fluid is in questionable...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,597
Posted By naterhater
16v swap it while you've got the timing belt off...

16v swap it while you've got the timing belt off anyways
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,644
Posted By naterhater
I vote butter knife, that's probably how I would...

I vote butter knife, that's probably how I would do it. Just be careful not to mar the aluminum
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,553
Posted By naterhater
The holes in the exhaust manifold for bolting it...

The holes in the exhaust manifold for bolting it to the head are large enough that you can drill out and tap the next oversize. I've got an M10 stud at the front of my manifold
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,374
Posted By naterhater
The only real advantage is this would turn more...

The only real advantage is this would turn more heads at a car show. There isn't any practical reason why you need two equally sized units functioning in parallel to perform the desired work, if...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,315
Posted By naterhater
It's ok for these cars to burn and leak some oil....

It's ok for these cars to burn and leak some oil. Mine did for years until I finally just rebuilt the engine and swapped the transmission. The pistons aren't broken they just slap a lot, the rings...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,252
Posted By naterhater
I wouldn't recommend getting any machining done...

I wouldn't recommend getting any machining done on the engine you wish to re-sell when you go to do your big swap. Machine time is very expensive and cost only goes up exponentially depending on how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,712
Posted By naterhater
No boost leaks. I ended up throwing a set of...

No boost leaks. I ended up throwing a set of plugs at it because I happened to have some. It seems to have helped.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,775
Posted By naterhater
If it was your torque converter the car wouldn't...

If it was your torque converter the car wouldn't want to move at all. These don't have a real trans filter, just a screen to keep the big chunks from getting recirculated. It is possible that the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 38,247
Posted By naterhater
Compound turbos generally feed the other way. A...

Compound turbos generally feed the other way. A small turbo upstream would choke the larger one. Ideally you want a large turbo running at a relatively low pressure to move a high volume of air into...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,712
Posted By naterhater
Misfire when hot

My 1993 940 Turbo with 15g, IPD cam, and TLAO chips runs fine the whole way through the range when the engine is relatively cold. However once it reaches full operating temperature it misfires at any...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 81,578
Posted By naterhater
^^

^^
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 81,578
Posted By naterhater
Why don't you go pull a G-60 off a VW in the...

Why don't you go pull a G-60 off a VW in the junkyard? Or get on summit and buy a procharger? how have you not been able to google up a variety of cheap and small superchargers?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 81,578
Posted By naterhater
Sweet Jesus, please forgive this man for his own...

Sweet Jesus, please forgive this man for his own ignorance and lock this thread before he gets burned too badly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,662
Posted By naterhater
When people swap to the Truetrac they are using...

When people swap to the Truetrac they are using one that is listed for the Jeep dana 30 front axle. My roommate just put one in his 240 and the slip is extremely limited, not as bad as a welded diff...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,410
Posted By naterhater
You're going to make the same horsepower the car...

You're going to make the same horsepower the car left the factory with. Enjoy the next 30 years of reliable service.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,454
Posted By naterhater
The K cam is a boat cam, its designed to be run...

The K cam is a boat cam, its designed to be run in a NA engine. I'm running the IPD turbo cam in a B230ft. I have it advanced 3 degrees so that it plays nice with the torque converter. It's awesome
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,080
Posted By naterhater
Hey ZVOLV, you might find more help if you start...

Hey ZVOLV, you might find more help if you start your own thread with the details of your specific problem and your car
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,080
Posted By naterhater
Im gonna pull the exhaust manifold on Friday and...

Im gonna pull the exhaust manifold on Friday and hopefully get it brazed early next week. Ill post the results. At this point im just gonna fix every known issue with the engine
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,080
Posted By naterhater
The coil is brand new. The plugs looked fine...

The coil is brand new. The plugs looked fine other than the gap being wide. Powerstage was replaced 2 years ago. I haven't been able to narrow it down to a single cylinder.
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