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Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,678
Posted By Lankku
:wave: Progress has been slow but there has...

:wave:

Progress has been slow but there has been no hurry as Spring hasn't been too warm.

Installed new passenger seat(Sparco REV II) and Sabelt 2" 6-point harness for both. Downgraded the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By Lankku
Should be 2.25" V-band.

Should be 2.25" V-band.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By Lankku
Wössner does not have Volvo pistons directly in...

Wössner does not have Volvo pistons directly in the catalog anymore. They have to be bought as a custom option. And I know people have used JE pistons for 4-cyl whiteblocks. Stock oversize bore is...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By Lankku
Wössner. Stock piston is similar to Wiseco they...

Wössner. Stock piston is similar to Wiseco they also can deliver pistons with the changes/dimensions you want. Also Ross and JE can deliver pistons.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,094
Posted By Lankku
Fixed tags, they were a bit off. And I wouldn't...

Fixed tags, they were a bit off. And I wouldn't recommend linking anything straight from Photobucket(if you don't have an expensive upgraded account).
Forum: website & board 03-28-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,315
Posted By Lankku
Used the forum on PC yesterday and now it was...

Used the forum on PC yesterday and now it was logged out. Was fine before and phone is still logged in.

Also tried password recovery on PC. After entering email gives "Invalid redirect url...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,451
Posted By Lankku
Turn the other half 180 degrees and try again....

Turn the other half 180 degrees and try again. Sometimes it can be all it needs. Just making sure, both joints move freely and without force?

Got to say that 240 has been really forgiving for...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By Lankku
Fixed a typo :oogle: 5-cyl cars are much...

Fixed a typo :oogle:


5-cyl cars are much more common so it's just natural that there are more with high mileage. I don't think there is much difference in relation to the amount of cars....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,031
Posted By Lankku
Started to think if it's really the way I said...

Started to think if it's really the way I said and had a look at the pictures again. It's not.

Only the cast between the cylinders is machined off and otherwise there is some original casting left...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,031
Posted By Lankku
It's a one piece design. Original casting was...

It's a one piece design. Original casting was completely removed around the top of the cylinders.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,678
Posted By Lankku
There has been some progress, done assembling,...

There has been some progress, done assembling, installing interior, etc. and now it looks something like this:

https://lankku.kuvat.fi/kuvat/245%20GL%20-90/Laitot%202017/Motopark/35.jpg?img=medium...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By Lankku
$7000 is an expensive engine indeed. I think my...

$7000 is an expensive engine indeed. I think my complete 6-cyl whiteblock(accessories, injectors, etc.) and complete drivetrain behind it cost a little north of that. But it has been driven only with...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By Lankku
I've used only the best wastegates that money can...

I've used only the best wastegates that money can buy, which are Chinise knock offs. Maybe it is luck or not but all have worked fine. Some wg's with v-bands have needed small adjusting to keep the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Lankku
Too much timing? Stock bolts and gasket...

Too much timing?

Stock bolts and gasket have been used in engines with much more power. If stock gasket won't hold with assumed power level, MLS is installed and you have stock pistons, you...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By Lankku
You can fit a G80 into any rearend that is in a...

You can fit a G80 into any rearend that is in a 240. Just have to shorten the driveshafts around 9mm from both sides if I recall correctly, excluding 1040.

Also 1031 and 1040 have the same size...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By Lankku
215/45 is the original size for Polaris but...

215/45 is the original size for Polaris but 225/45 fits nicely too. 215/45 "requires" lower suspension than 225 to fill the wheel arches properly. On a 240 I think 225 should require only slight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,736
Posted By Lankku
Worst case scenario is broken piston and/or bent...

Worst case scenario is broken piston and/or bent rod. Compression test shows pistons but if you have the head off then put diesel on top of the pistons and see if it stays. Rods can be checked...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Lankku
#11 exhaust housing is tiny. If you are going to...

#11 exhaust housing is tiny. If you are going to use it find a bigger housing.

If you are not looking for really big power then try a HX35 with #14 housing or a HX40 with around #17 housing. Or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Lankku
Not any caliper will bolt on just like that....

Not any caliper will bolt on just like that. Front caliper bracket is different for Bendix and Girling. If you are not going to check what the car has then order calipers with brackets.

Rear...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Lankku
BMW M5 240mm SRE "-765" pressure plate does the...

BMW M5 240mm SRE "-765" pressure plate does the job better than well. It has been used successfully in many "T6" builds on street, track and drag use. I got them in both of my cars. Holds up to...
Forum: showroom 02-24-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 79,235
Posted By Lankku
A couple of years ago: ...

A couple of years ago:

https://lankku.kuvat.fi/kuvat/142%20-72/44.jpg?img=medium
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By Lankku
Tfrasca, how low is your car? I built a 142...

Tfrasca, how low is your car?

I built a 142 couple years back. It was decently low and wandered pretty badly when changing lanes or braking while changing lanes. It was terrible to drive...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Lankku
For example KL-Racing sells:...

For example KL-Racing sells: https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/volvo-6-cyl-vit-motor-10mm.html

They also have a stainless version.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 543
Posted By Lankku
Thinner ones. Leaves some room for wear too.

Thinner ones. Leaves some room for wear too.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 543
Posted By Lankku
I'd say that 240mm Saab disc has the same 7.5mm...

I'd say that 240mm Saab disc has the same 7.5mm thickness as 215mm and stock Volvo.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Lankku
Yep. Otherwise the crossmember is the same on...

Yep. Otherwise the crossmember is the same on both cars.
Forum: article composition 02-12-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 79,470
Posted By Lankku
960 has a dual mass flywheel. You have to use 850...

960 has a dual mass flywheel. You have to use 850 or early x70I flywheel(not AWD). I'm not completely sure if all flywheels can take 240mm clutch but most do.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,678
Posted By Lankku
Been slowly advancing the build. On thursday...

Been slowly advancing the build. On thursday painted pillars with gloss black from A to C(originally B and C) and was considering if I should've chosen semi-gloss/satin. Installed doors and front end...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lankku
I've used Simons straight through mufflers in all...

I've used Simons straight through mufflers in all of my cars, zero baffled or other types. I would throw those small round ones in the bin and use oval shaped. They have bigger chamber and therefore...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,031
Posted By Lankku
T6 injectors and around around 0.5-1bar higher...

T6 injectors and around around 0.5-1bar higher fuel pressure. Otherwise stock. There is no MAP sensor in 960/x90.

When using T6 exhaust manifolds you'll need to fab flanges for the manifold side...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,821
Posted By Lankku
Never heard a sqeak with PowerFlex or SuperPro...

Never heard a sqeak with PowerFlex or SuperPro bushings. I've used only the assembly lube supplied with the bushings and that's it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By Lankku
Did two supercharged 16V redblocks, "B25" and...

Did two supercharged 16V redblocks, "B25" and B21, in a 240 before got lazy and started doing a 6-cyl whiteblock turbo :lol:

Supercharging has its own feel but turbo is way easier as mentioned.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,153
Posted By Lankku
Under 12s with stock driveshaft, 1031 with...

Under 12s with stock driveshaft, 1031 with Truetrac and street tires(not even semi slicks) is completely doable.

I've driven close with my 245 "B6284T" in 2016. Rear tires 225/45/17 Hankook...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,821
Posted By Lankku
I have a similar experience as keesue. I have...

I have a similar experience as keesue. I have used in a couple of cars OEM upper braces, home made OEM-style lower braces and a brace between towers. Adding just upper and lower braces give the most...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,678
Posted By Lankku
Stock aftermarket on both counts. Elring might...

Stock aftermarket on both counts. Elring might be/have been OE headgasket manufacturer. Almost everything I haven't mentioned specifially can be considered stock.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Lankku
I've used stock aftermarket bolts, no need for...

I've used stock aftermarket bolts, no need for anything else. Or even reused old ones once or twice without problems.

Breaking factory assembled headbolts while opening them is nothing new. I've...
Forum: showroom 01-13-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 2,620,505
Posted By Lankku
The other 245 "B6284T" going to a new owner. ...

The other 245 "B6284T" going to a new owner.

https://lankku.kuvat.fi/kuvat/245%20GL%20-88%20%22B6284T%22/15.jpg?img=medium
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Lankku
I had stock thick booster with a T6 manifold with...

I had stock thick booster with a T6 manifold with flipped plenum. Did shorten the runners a little to clear the booster.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Lankku
It's a feature in every 200.

It's a feature in every 200.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,232
Posted By Lankku
Yes it will.

Yes it will.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,539
Posted By Lankku
Not much, around 500Nm/370lb-ft "consistently"...

Not much, around 500Nm/370lb-ft "consistently" with 8V redblock and HX35.

My style of driving is easier for drivetrain anyways. Extra wheelspin occurs mostly while accelerating(if there is not...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,539
Posted By Lankku
With that little power Truetrac will last a long...

With that little power Truetrac will last a long time. At most I've pushed 930-950Nm/~690lb-ft through it and usually somewhere around 770-800Nm on track use.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By Lankku
That too. I'm highly biased towards 6-cyl build....

That too. I'm highly biased towards 6-cyl build. Better all round driveability, no need for oilpan mods for 242 install, etc. Amazon is much tighter fitment and requires a lot more body modifications.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,539
Posted By Lankku
Been using only synthetic oil in both of my...

Been using only synthetic oil in both of my Truetrac rear ends without problems. Both Redline and cheaper ones. The one in the -90 has around 50-60tkm/31-37k miles on street and track. How many...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By Lankku
Have a look here:...

Have a look here: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=335973
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,678
Posted By Lankku
Nope. 287hp, not whp and HX40 as I've written ;-)...

Nope. 287hp, not whp and HX40 as I've written ;-) T6 injectors and higher fuel pressure. Otherwise stock B6254S.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,678
Posted By Lankku
Manifold, turbo and dp(modified) are from the...

Manifold, turbo and dp(modified) are from the white 245 and here (https://lankku.kuvat.fi/kuvat/245%20GL%20-88%20%22B6284T%22/Laitot%202015/2.jpg?img=medium) is the picture.


Well I'm not taking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Vintage: 164 question
Views: 715
Posted By Lankku
Given specs are not absolute, they always have...

Given specs are not absolute, they always have some differences. I'd say your measurements are close enough.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,678
Posted By Lankku
If I'm going to leave something unmodified it's...

If I'm going to leave something unmodified it's the wipers :-P They look wrong the right way.

Wouldn't really call it a crash, there just was enough energy to turn the car over. Little less and it...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,678
Posted By Lankku
Been pretty quiet in this topic since last...

Been pretty quiet in this topic since last update. Decided to have it moved in to projects & restorations because it fits there better than showroom. Just like in real life. What a better way to...
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