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Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,145
Posted By Lankku
I didn't take it into account that in the US...

I didn't take it into account that in the US diesel passenger cars aren't that popular as in Europe.

It's basically the same engine(with some differences) as in VW T4 Transporter/Eurovan and Audi...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,145
Posted By Lankku
How about a 5-cyl TDI out of a 850/x70I like in...

How about a 5-cyl TDI out of a 850/x70I like in this build:
https://kulmamies.kuvat.fi/kuvat/Volvo+145+Express+D5252T/
He's done several other nice builds too.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,046
Posted By Lankku
My Swedish isn't that good but those lifters...

My Swedish isn't that good but those lifters haven't been prone to fail in any way even in high mileage engines. Some older 5-cyl and RWD-engines have had slight issues but not really in the recent...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,046
Posted By Lankku
Originals are good as is if the engine has had...

Originals are good as is if the engine has had even some maintenance. Never had, heard or seen a problem with those.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By Lankku
It's all in the 210/211 relay under the fusebox...

It's all in the 210/211 relay under the fusebox inside the dash. If doors are locked with the remote, then the relay prevents starting. A search will show the function and which pins have to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Lankku
Just to make sure, are you doing a dual exhaust...

Just to make sure, are you doing a dual exhaust all the way or joining pipes before the rear axle?

If dual, going over the axle on the left side is not doable because of the panhard bar. With...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By Lankku
Cheapest way to replace and upgrade the clutch is...

Cheapest way to replace and upgrade the clutch is to use 215mm 8v Saab Turbo pressure plate. It bolts on directly to the flat flywheel and is much more capable than stock. Of course you'll need to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By Lankku
Intake manifold gasket tends to fail mostly on...

Intake manifold gasket tends to fail mostly on the first cylinder. If it's broken then it might seem like an injector o-ring failure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Lankku
They are different and mount to the body...

They are different and mount to the body differently.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By Lankku
There is a guy in Finland who has done a 4-cyl...

There is a guy in Finland who has done a 4-cyl whiteblock conversion and ground up rebuild of a 544. He has a completely custom oil pan and a M90 tranny.

http://i.imgur.com/E2M0c2w.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,875
Posted By Lankku
Won't build a "stock" engine with H-rods. Instead...

Won't build a "stock" engine with H-rods. Instead have thought of changing to 143 or 147mm rods and DP pistons. If skirts on those would finally last. It's a project that has to wait for a while...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By Lankku
And I had one in my 4.6 SOCH 242.

And I had one in my 4.6 SOCH 242.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By Lankku
The best way to install the transmission is with...

The best way to install the transmission is with the torque converter. Torque converter might not be properly seated. You have to push and slightly wiggle it so that it goes all the way.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By Lankku
240 power steering has 3.3 turns if I recall...

240 power steering has 3.3 turns if I recall correctly. It's ok but could be quicker and 2.8 sounds good. Friend has 242 with electric power steering and quick ratio manual rack with around 2.2...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By Lankku
Leave the cam sensor connector open to test if...

Leave the cam sensor connector open to test if it'll work any smoother without the sensor. It'll only give a fault code.

Did you use a T40 Torx? Top one can be helped a bit by hitting with a punch...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,875
Posted By Lankku
Drove a couple of laps on track and only oil...

Drove a couple of laps on track and only oil pressure sensor stopped working. Ring connector broke between ring and crimp. Might be because of the positioning of the connector and shaking of the wire...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,875
Posted By Lankku
Hopefully I can try to improve it in the future....

Hopefully I can try to improve it in the future. Might change a 3.73 rear to be able to launch in second gear. With 3.31 first gear is just for nudging the car forward and have to immediately change...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,875
Posted By Lankku
It was a lot bigger operation than I originally...

It was a lot bigger operation than I originally intended but maybe it was worth it? At least I like it now more than before just because of the color. It was almost a coin flip if I should move all...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,875
Posted By Lankku
Got Ferodo DS2500 front pads and pedal feel...

Got Ferodo DS2500 front pads and pedal feel improved greatly(got them already nice and toasty, might be too toasty :lol:). But it still wasn't good enough with a stock master cylinder. Swapped a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,321
Posted By Lankku
I'd estimate 4" but bought it as a roller and...

I'd estimate 4" but bought it as a roller and never did a side by side comparison with a stock car. I'll make a second guess and say that from front wheel to aluminium inner fender was around 2.5" at...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,237
Posted By Lankku
I've had two redblocks with HX35 and both had...

I've had two redblocks with HX35 and both had boost on 1st gear. Other had only really quickly made exhaust manifold and mildly ported 531 on top of a B230F and the other was a stock B230FT. External...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,875
Posted By Lankku
Cleaned a little for a local car...

Cleaned a little for a local car show/meet(Oldtimer Run) and couldn't resist taking a pic when it finally has the bumper corner trims. And is somewhat clean :) Though the left one is in pretty rough...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By Lankku
Using a block seal may help for a while. The main...

Using a block seal may help for a while. The main crack spreads lenghtwise and smaller ones will go up and down but those may not be clearly visible to the eye. Oil return channels are on the line...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,321
Posted By Lankku
Don't know what it is originally for. Found it on...

Don't know what it is originally for. Found it on a friends trash pile and narrowed some. It's metal, that I can say.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,875
Posted By Lankku
They are getting more and more rare. But then...

They are getting more and more rare. But then there are people who like to hoard certain stuff :-P Though I did sell the third set last year.
I think this year I've had the same Galaxy and Gemini...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,321
Posted By Lankku
Polaris fits with a 215/45, just have to cut or...

Polaris fits with a 215/45, just have to cut or roll the "shelf" on the rear fenders. There is space on the inner side for a wider wheel.

https://lankku.kuvat.fi/kuvat/142%20-72/43.jpg?img=medium...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By Lankku
You didn't do anything wrong, it just happens...

You didn't do anything wrong, it just happens often with B6304 and rarely with B6254. I've had several cracked B6304 and know of two or three B6254. Type of use doesn't seem to matter much.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,248
Posted By Lankku
I've done a few 3" exhausts and one 3.5". All...

I've done a few 3" exhausts and one 3.5". All over the axle. There is decently space for a 3". 3.5" needs careful positioning, a couple taps to the left front corner of spare wheel well and stiff...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,404
Posted By Lankku
I've heard more from an engine builder who has...

I've heard more from an engine builder who has done race engines a couple of decades than read from the internet:-P

I've had a reasonably powerful whiteblock with T6 pistons meaning 8.5...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,758
Posted By Lankku
I've used short/shortened M10x1 bolts with copper...

I've used short/shortened M10x1 bolts with copper washer. Or you could just use a caliper nipple.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,404
Posted By Lankku
I wouldn't build that type of an engine under...

I wouldn't build that type of an engine under 8.5:1 compression ratio. 9:1 would still be ok. The lower it is you lose in driveability, fuel economy and the engine wakes up later. It's all about the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Lankku
That's right. But the halves are so tightly...

That's right.
But the halves are so tightly bolted together that I don't think with just a prybar you'd be able to separate them at all. You'd have to beat a sharp prybar with a (sledge)hammer...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,791
Posted By Lankku
850/x70I FWD rear calipers are a direct fit for a...

850/x70I FWD rear calipers are a direct fit for a 740/940.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Lankku
Bearing is same IMO. Difference is in the ABS...

Bearing is same IMO. Difference is in the ABS ring. Don't know about the sensor interchangeablity on the spindle side, at least the wire is a little longer. Connector and function are the same so you...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,875
Posted By Lankku
Changed the upper trailing arm bushings on the...

Changed the upper trailing arm bushings on the axle end. I have had to change some purple polys before because they crack and now the other was cracked through. Replaced them with smaller and harder...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,875
Posted By Lankku
965 lip fits nicely doesn't it :) Sprayed stone...

965 lip fits nicely doesn't it :) Sprayed stone chip protector to the rockers and now the outside is almost finished. Just missing the front bumper corner mouldings.

Been driving almost daily now....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,827
Posted By Lankku
Was thinking if that 3V is iron or not(could have...

Was thinking if that 3V is iron or not(could have looked at the pictures better). Aluminium and iron blocks seem to have 70-75lbs(?) weight difference which is something. That along with the wagons...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,827
Posted By Lankku
Last year had a 4.6 2V for a while in a 242...

Last year had a 4.6 2V for a while in a 242 (https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=334965).

Moved the rack left as much as crossmember allowed nicely(1.5cm), moved lower end of the steering...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Lankku
I would install a HX35 or similar. Nice for a...

I would install a HX35 or similar. Nice for a daily driver up to ~400hp. 19T or a KKK from V70R might be a good choice for less power and more low end torque.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,875
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: 19
Views: 1,249
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: 1,408
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: 1,408
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: 66
Views: 5,735
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: 2,215
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: 94
Views: 4,404
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: 1,159
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: 97
Views: 14,135
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: 97
Views: 14,135
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: 76
Views: 24,875
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...
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