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Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
After the Turbo install I spend a bit of time on...

After the Turbo install I spend a bit of time on the interior.

I got Scheelmann seats for a really good price. They are extremely narrow (fits me perfect :lol:).
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
A friend did some fabing for me. The radiator...

A friend did some fabing for me.
The radiator is of a Nissan S13 and is a perfect fit. :)

https://i.imgur.com/4IBNu1Fl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/fEIXGLwl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ZO52Tttl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
I tidied up some stuff. Next things on the list...

I tidied up some stuff. Next things on the list are: Exhaust, Big Turbo, ECU

https://i.imgur.com/x8B0Y4Sh.jpg

The 16V to 8V exhaust manifold adapter is self designed and then cut by a laser...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
This weekend I did a 16V conversion and drove my...

This weekend I did a 16V conversion and drove my first 150 miles.
The details are shown in great detail on this site.
https://i.imgur.com/slgXmdPh.jpg

One thing I noticed: The 940 throttle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By Brotkasten
AW71 Lenght

Hello,

I'm in the process of fitting a 4L60E behind my B230 and need to know the length of a AW71 from flange to flange. Could not find any info.

Thanks in advance.

Edit: Dang I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By Brotkasten
940 Wagon rear end clunk

Hello,

I've got a bad rear end clunk on my 91' 940 Wagon (lowered 65/40) with 236,000 miles. It occurs mostly while accelerating at a turn from very low speeds. I changed the torque rod bushings...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
Summer kicked in rapidly. This is good to stay...

Summer kicked in rapidly. This is good to stay cool :-D:

https://i.imgur.com/zktGMxQl.jpghttps://i.imgur.com/vHmXZmOl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,696
Posted By Brotkasten
Ich kann dir da jetzt nicht jedes mal die Füße...

Ich kann dir da jetzt nicht jedes mal die Füße küssen. :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
I finally got my Wasted Spark setup to work....

I finally got my Wasted Spark setup to work. After 6 months.
The ignition module was faulty...

https://i.imgur.com/YtVPA8Kl.jpg

I installed my new 630ccm Deka injectors, 012AMM and LH Chip...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
The Volvo Wagon is more of a rat isn't it? :lol:

The Volvo Wagon is more of a rat isn't it? :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,892
Posted By Brotkasten
That works quite well actually. Ran it for 6...

That works quite well actually. Ran it for 6 months without an issue.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
:cool: https://i.imgur.com/WVfMtCCl.jpg

:cool:

https://i.imgur.com/WVfMtCCl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
Thanks a lot! Everything about the new engine...

Thanks a lot! Everything about the new engine feels great. I'm Still in a break in procedure... I want to get 1000km on it and do a fresh oil change before giving it some action. The engine was...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
I have not posted an exterior pic on here in a...

I have not posted an exterior pic on here in a while... time to test my new attachment feature. Got some new rims, fabricated a ridiculous spoiler and got hands on some side skirts (made in Sweden......
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
Update: The engine runs great and is really...

Update: The engine runs great and is really quiet. On the rebuild I decided to leave out the rubber valve hushers. On medium RPMs the valve sound annoyed me so much (after an engine rebuild you...
Forum: showroom 03-27-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 74,866
Posted By Brotkasten
What are you doing to keep the trunk paneling...

What are you doing to keep the trunk paneling from rattling?

At certain bass frequencies mine just annoys me so much. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,998
Posted By Brotkasten
You need the whole one because they are balanced...

You need the whole one because they are balanced as a unit. Also Mark the orientation they were in before separating.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
My car is now officially not a +T anymore. The...

My car is now officially not a +T anymore. The engine and engine support is installed and runs perfectly. I've read a lot of different opinions on breaking in the new piston rings. Some people say to...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
True story.

True story.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
I sadly did not have a lot of time to update...

I sadly did not have a lot of time to update here. Stuff I did in the meantime:

- Got my hands on piston rings
- Ordered china rods, light crank pulley and adjustable cam gear (missing in pics)...
Forum: article composition 02-12-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 244,772
Posted By Brotkasten
There is no way for me to contact him. The Mail...

There is no way for me to contact him. The Mail on the Website is down and gives an error answer.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
The Rings will be replaced this week should they...

The Rings will be replaced this week should they arrive. ALL Seals are replaced (including Valve stems).

Lets hope its all seals properly... :D
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By Brotkasten
Bosch 2x2 Coil measures dead short

Wanted to make this problem searchable with this thread. Maybe its not a problem at all... I dont just want to order a new coil... :lol:
Forum: article composition 02-09-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 244,772
Posted By Brotkasten
I did some more testing today (I ordered...

I did some more testing today (I ordered Butchka's board and replaced BTI's - LC reasons..) and noticed:

- The car still will start and run really choppy
- Revving up just kills it
- Tacho works...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
I can already hear it running... :nod: ...

I can already hear it running... :nod:

https://i.imgur.com/U5g91rml.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/mMiqAo8l.jpg
Forum: website & board 02-06-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 26,696
Posted By Brotkasten
Let's do this! I donated some Deutsche Mark :)

Let's do this!
I donated some Deutsche Mark :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By Brotkasten
B230F piston rings in B230FT

Hello,

I have a problem: I'm rebuilding a B230FT and I cant get hold of piston rings for the FT in Germany. They are sometimes shown as "In Stock" but after ordering I'll get a refund and an...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
Some more pics: ...

Some more pics:

https://i.imgur.com/S9SEzafl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/FQaF8E7l.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/rWzr3KBl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/R13flpIl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
This weekend I found myself a 98' B230FT with...

This weekend I found myself a 98' B230FT with 125.000 miles on it. It came with a AW71 but I already sold it the day I picked up the engine. I basically paid next to nothing for it.

It will get a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By Brotkasten
Transport a Redblock on a trailer

Moin moin,

I'm going to buy a spare B230FT + AW71 with 120.000 miles on it (600€ but the AW71 is already sold - basically free).

It's a 180 mile drive to get it and I will have a small...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,696
Posted By Brotkasten
Moin Dennis, hast du Instagram? Ich wäre am...

Moin Dennis,

hast du Instagram? Ich wäre am Austausch von Erfahrungen interessiert. :lol:

Gruß
Jonas
Forum: article composition 01-18-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 244,772
Posted By Brotkasten
Yesterday I got it to start and run but really...

Yesterday I got it to start and run but really weak and choppy. The spark is blue and looks strong tho. When I remove a plug from either one of the coils (Bosch 2x2) the car dies. I tested that...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
Installed BTI's wasted spark kit yesterday. ...

Installed BTI's wasted spark kit yesterday.

I had some issues with it (hopefully they will be resolved today):



https://i.imgur.com/awvCpzUl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/xapO3l5l.jpg
Forum: article composition 01-17-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 244,772
Posted By Brotkasten
Here are some pics of the kit: ...

Here are some pics of the kit:

https://i.imgur.com/awvCpzUl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/xapO3l5l.jpg
Forum: article composition 01-17-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 244,772
Posted By Brotkasten
I installed BTI's wasted spark kit yesterday. ...

I installed BTI's wasted spark kit yesterday.

I did some testing because it would not start. After resoldering the wiring I finally got spark (I tested all plugs). The car still would not start....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
It sure is! And yes I did. This weekend...

It sure is! And yes I did.


This weekend I'm going to install wasted spark... :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
The gears go in MUCH easier/smoother and the...

The gears go in MUCH easier/smoother and the clutch feels really nice. I made my own short shifter for the M46 so I cant really compare the shift distances.

It definitely feels like a different...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
https://i.imgur.com/GutYYo1l.jpg Yesterday I...

https://i.imgur.com/GutYYo1l.jpg

Yesterday I finally swapped in my first M90 along with a diesel clutch. All worked out great and I'm really happy with the result. :-D
...
Forum: showroom 12-20-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By Brotkasten
I uploaded a small demo video to YouTube: ...

I uploaded a small demo video to YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiOydWn48Lo

There is a really weird glitch at 1080p resolution (not happening at 720p) :roll:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,435
Posted By Brotkasten
This weekend I relocated the battery from...

This weekend I relocated the battery from passenger side to driver side.
For now I just left the positive wire long (It's way to cold outside).
The engine bay cleaned up quite a bit.

The...
Forum: showroom 12-14-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By Brotkasten
I just found out that you can export .fbx files...

I just found out that you can export .fbx files from Fusion 360...

THE CAR IS GOING INTO UNREAL ENGINE TONIGHT! :nod:

In 2016 (18 at the time) I tried around a bit and got this:...
Forum: showroom 12-13-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By Brotkasten
thanks! I need to add the vacuum lines... ...

thanks! I need to add the vacuum lines...

Here is a better shot:
https://i.imgur.com/cvvIsWUl.png

I added some Ocean Mk18's and "painted" the front spoiler in body color.
...
Forum: showroom 12-12-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By Brotkasten
I got my inspiration from some kind of redblock...

I got my inspiration from some kind of redblock 3D printing project. It just catched me and I started to model the full engine... from there on I got myself some technical drawings and started to do...
Forum: showroom 12-11-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By Brotkasten
I would love that... my printer is not capably of...

I would love that... my printer is not capably of printing that tho. :lol:
Forum: showroom 12-10-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By Brotkasten
Thanks to all of you! The engine stuff...

Thanks to all of you!



The engine stuff is roughly measured. A lot of the Casting details are eyeballed tho. :-D

The chassis is modelled based on technical drawings and pictures. The scale...
Forum: showroom 12-10-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By Brotkasten
Here is a shot were you can see the interior...

Here is a shot were you can see the interior (needs some more attention):

https://i.imgur.com/v8p5FOYl.png

A better shot on the engine:

https://i.imgur.com/hxw18mDl.png
Forum: showroom 12-10-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By Brotkasten
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: showroom 12-10-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By Brotkasten
My Volvo CAD Models/Render

My job is working with CAD. In my free time I like to work on this 740.
It's not about realism - I know its totally ridiculous :-D

I will post some renders here from time to time.
All...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,809
Posted By Brotkasten
https://i.imgflip.com/2oe59u.jpg...

https://i.imgflip.com/2oe59u.jpg (https://imgflip.com/i/2oe59u)
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,237
Posted By Brotkasten
Relocating battery on +T

Hello,

I want to relocate the battery on my 940 +T this weekend... the ground and the thin positive wires (leading into the harness) seem fairly straight forward. I will bolt the ground to the...
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