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Forum: events 04-18-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By EivlEvo
If people are looking for a place to crash I...

If people are looking for a place to crash I might be able to offer space. A lot will depend if the wife is on call or not... but we have spare rooms.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By EivlEvo
You recall the thread pitch or size of the bolts...

You recall the thread pitch or size of the bolts you've got into the block there?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By EivlEvo
My OG question was should I still run this on the...

My OG question was should I still run this on the right side. But it seems that a lot of people run them on the intake side. The intake side would need the ratchet strap because it's holding it back....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By EivlEvo
Third Motor Mount... Still RF mount?

Squad... things are progressing nicely with this Volvo (245 +T) as I keep adding more power though, I see my motor mounts distressing.

1. I'm going to swap my RSI (or whatever) mounts over but
2....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By EivlEvo
Check for exhaust gasses in your coolant bottle....

Check for exhaust gasses in your coolant bottle. The kit is rentable at auto store... just buy the color changing dye.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By EivlEvo
For what reason are you doing this?

For what reason are you doing this?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By EivlEvo
https://www.brickboard.com/RWD/index.htm?id=160808...

https://www.brickboard.com/RWD/index.htm?id=1608083
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,556
Posted By EivlEvo
Truthfully my biggest issue with the T5 is that...

Truthfully my biggest issue with the T5 is that behind a redblock it's great, but when I inevitably blow the damn thing up... putting an LS in front of it puts me right back to the +T/M47 scenario it...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By EivlEvo
FWIW I did this between my 87 and my 93, but I...

FWIW I did this between my 87 and my 93, but I have the billy tourings. IIRC the only problem was with the billy HDs. That said, it DID seem like my gland nuts didn't go in as far on the 93 so maybe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By EivlEvo
Without question it's a good thing. But if you...

Without question it's a good thing. But if you start changing random things when there's a problem you can easily mask the cause of the problem without knowing it.

I might suggest checking for vac...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,556
Posted By EivlEvo
This works out to what? Currently about $1000...

This works out to what? Currently about $1000 less than a T56? As of this posting date (for posterity) these CD00X transmissions are listing at just under $1800.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By EivlEvo
Oh good god man... they make you have those too! ...

Oh good god man... they make you have those too!

I think I threw mine out, but I'll check next week (out of town).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By EivlEvo
My different idea would be to stop just adjusting...

My different idea would be to stop just adjusting a bunch of crap and find out what the problem is.

What is your fuel economy like?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By EivlEvo
They have them on the internet I heard.

They have them on the internet I heard.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By EivlEvo
Not to hate... but like... why do you want this?...

Not to hate... but like... why do you want this? It's not that effective at doing it's job.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By EivlEvo
Yes and I was pulling my GD hair out trying to...

Yes and I was pulling my GD hair out trying to figure out why all my HG testing looked fine but I was getting oil in the coolant. Then my shifting went to hell and I was like... ohhhhhhhhhh.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,556
Posted By EivlEvo
Oh... ohhhh. Damn you. Daaaamn you!

Oh... ohhhh. Damn you. Daaaamn you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By EivlEvo
Yeah lets not go to the parts cannon yet. And...

Yeah lets not go to the parts cannon yet. And fwiw using the good ole copper plugs seems to work best on the B230.

Once you get the new plugs in there, see if that solves the misfire.

In terms...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By EivlEvo
I do believe it was 5/16" fitting.

I do believe it was 5/16" fitting.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By EivlEvo
I used brass caps on mine because the motivating...

I used brass caps on mine because the motivating thing that got me off the couch to do my swap was that my cooler cracked in the rad.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,185
Posted By EivlEvo
I'm glad. It makes it so all of my idiotic...

I'm glad. It makes it so all of my idiotic questions have company.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By EivlEvo
Did the machine shop test the head for leaks? ...

Did the machine shop test the head for leaks?

The plug may have been fouled from before, and this might be what's effectively causing the mis-fire. Also... this would be compounded by the car not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By EivlEvo
You should do a boost leak test. You have a boost...

You should do a boost leak test. You have a boost leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By EivlEvo
Are the plugs new after the injector swap? Were...

Are the plugs new after the injector swap? Were the injectors NEW or Reman or what? One of the signs of a leaking injector is a fouled plug.

Regarding this dye. You added this to your coolant post...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By EivlEvo
Thanks all!

Thanks all!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By EivlEvo
I found the issue. On the back side of the plug...

I found the issue. On the back side of the plug that the radio (Volvo factory) harness (below the ignition key adjacent to the cruise control module) plugs into to split it to the upper and lower...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,556
Posted By EivlEvo
Ugh dang... I knew I should've waited hahaha.

Ugh dang... I knew I should've waited hahaha.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By EivlEvo
I don't think I lost the fuse since the dome...

I don't think I lost the fuse since the dome lights etc still seem to be working.

I did have to yank a CRAPLOAD of wiring out from the upper radio cubby into the drivers footwell to A. get his...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By EivlEvo
Ok so... you should probably start by getting...

Ok so... you should probably start by getting your car up to temp... that doesn't mean driving it hard, but you need the oil temp to get up to temp to boil off any water.

Why did you change...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By EivlEvo
I mean if you're finding water mixed into the oil...

I mean if you're finding water mixed into the oil you have a problem for sure.

What transmission is in your car? Reason I ask is that on my AW7X the trans cooler ran through the radiator end tank...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By EivlEvo
Take the cam out? If the journals are legit bad...

Take the cam out? If the journals are legit bad then just get some other yard head... forget the reman'd stuff... B230's can't be that rare. There are bloody 531 heads in FS right now.

When I say...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By EivlEvo
Installed radio, lost door locks?

1993 245

I went in and finally undid the rats nest of asshattery the PO did with the wiring. Essentially removed the lower amp and the harness that links the upper and lower and went to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By EivlEvo
I assume you followed the spec and tightened them...

I assume you followed the spec and tightened them in the correct sequence and then added the quarter turn after torque spec?

Definitely don't use anything other than a light coating of oil. Double...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By EivlEvo
If it's in fact BRd... I'd still just get a...

If it's in fact BRd... I'd still just get a junkyard head tbh and go the machine shop route...

To answer the question though... I don't know where to get a reman because I'm not sure I'd have ever...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By EivlEvo
The question is what's wrong with your head? ...

The question is what's wrong with your head?

On the car I bought that had a blown HG and sat in a field for years I pulled the head and took it to the machine shop. It was like $200 for them to...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By EivlEvo
Didn't someone have this setup in the 7 series? I...

Didn't someone have this setup in the 7 series? I thought they had pics (maybe Dave Barton?) of the T5 in the 7 series with the standard elbow shifter and it was... "ok" no?

How far off is this...
Forum: events 03-28-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By EivlEvo
I mean we can also hang the following weekend. I...

I mean we can also hang the following weekend. I don't actually like Raleigh, but we have bars here... we could just be those people and go pop hoods at one of said bars and have people be extremely...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By EivlEvo
TLAO... I got my chips used, but if you need...

TLAO... I got my chips used, but if you need someone to test. I'm currently on a 15g at ~15psi with the 850 injectors (orange tops?) with an IPD turbo cam and an ebay intercooler. T5 trans...
Forum: events 03-27-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By EivlEvo
No no... it'll be the whole weekend if it...

No no... it'll be the whole weekend if it happens. But apparently my wife said that's this next weekend so seems good?
Forum: events 03-27-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By EivlEvo
I might be out of town, but if I'm not I'll swing...

I might be out of town, but if I'm not I'll swing by. Everyone can make fun of my pile of garbage.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By EivlEvo
The shifter has a set screw on the bottom of the...

The shifter has a set screw on the bottom of the ball that holds a pin in. The pin slides out, and the shifter is released. IIRC the ball is held in a wedge simply by that plate and that pin.

The...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By EivlEvo
Yeah... the more I'm thinking about it I agree...

Yeah... the more I'm thinking about it I agree with this statement. Ultimately I think it'd be much easier to NOT have to pull the pedal, but actually FITTING the master might be a pain...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By EivlEvo
It's completely different for every car. Saying...

It's completely different for every car. Saying that adding component X will net output Y isn't really accurate. If your car has 3 cats and 2 mufflers and you put an exhaust on that switches to no...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By EivlEvo
Gah... now that you mention that, I think I...

Gah... now that you mention that, I think I remember reading that. We'll see how my discs go lol...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By EivlEvo
The in tank is maybe 2 months old and the under...

The in tank is maybe 2 months old and the under car is maybe a year. Both OEM Volvo.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By EivlEvo
Yeah... I wouldn't be surprised if it's something...

Yeah... I wouldn't be surprised if it's something like that tbh. Does anyone know what the stock pump tandem should flow in terms of power?

It could well be that the pump itself is dying. I got a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 231,437
Posted By EivlEvo
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=340...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=340469

He's in Africa rn.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,134
Posted By EivlEvo
Or they cut their springs and have been stuck at...

Or they cut their springs and have been stuck at the bottom of the driveway trying to get their car unstuck this whole time?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By EivlEvo
Also... I'm seeing the weird fueling issues in...

Also... I'm seeing the weird fueling issues in all gears now. I feel like there's something odd happening here... I'm gonna potentially dig into the fuel system this weekend.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By EivlEvo
Yeah... but the injectors I have in there are...

Yeah... but the injectors I have in there are like 330cc/min I think. I'm talking about another set of injectors I have that are 550cc/min. To go to an injector that large and be on LH2.4 you need to...
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