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Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2021, 12:12 AM
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Posted By 940 16 valve
Love where this is going. Just did a similar...

Love where this is going. Just did a similar route with a gs6-37 and I'm very happy with it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,530
Posted By 940 16 valve
Thanks for all the replies. I finally dug into...

Thanks for all the replies. I finally dug into this the other day. I wish I had known what I know now before I first installed them. I chatted with Ben and he suggested flipping the insert to move...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,530
Posted By 940 16 valve
Who has altered their Ackermann ratio?

Wanted to hear people's experiences who have altered the Ackermann ratio on Ben's quick steer roll correctors when using the holes for the quicker steering ratio.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,850
Posted By 940 16 valve
Fair enough, Cyril 86, how is your English?

Fair enough, Cyril 86, how is your English?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,850
Posted By 940 16 valve
La France, tres bien! Mon Français et un peu...

La France, tres bien! Mon Français et un peu rouille... Si je comprends tu a déjà un moteur whiteblock, mais tu trouve les option pour transmission chere?

Je viens de juste achete la transmission...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,850
Posted By 940 16 valve
Ou vie tu? Vraiement il y a 4 options, M90,...

Ou vie tu? Vraiement il y a 4 options, M90, CD009, GS6-37 (ce que jai utilise) et T5. Je pense qu'il y a aussi un place au suede qui fait les adapteur pour M90 redblock a whiteblock.

Bonne chance!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Progress! Figured out a mounting solution...

Progress!

Figured out a mounting solution for the shifter. I was initially thinking I would have to find the mount from a M90 to hold the back of it, but it turns out BMW part #25-11-7-539-193...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 153,698
Posted By 940 16 valve
Did you end up getting Motronic to control boost...

Did you end up getting Motronic to control boost through the valve?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Gotta love that Volvo made a recess in the...

Gotta love that Volvo made a recess in the flywheel that takes the same pilot bearing that BMW used in a lot of models.
https://i.imgur.com/oTVT6eyl.jpg
Decided to reinforce the clutch fork where I...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
I wouldn't say the T5 is cheaping out, I really...

I wouldn't say the T5 is cheaping out, I really do love the feel of how they shift. I had convinced myself I would be happy with the T5 behind the T5,and In almost every way I was. In really of 2...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Not a single question eh? So I've decided...

Not a single question eh?

So I've decided I'm moving on from the T5 trans after using it for the last 12 years or so. New one is a Gs6-37 out of a BMW, with a welded volvo bellhousing.

First I...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
https://i.imgur.com/t0snimgm.jpg A crate from...

https://i.imgur.com/t0snimgm.jpg
A crate from Sweden.... what could it be?
https://i.imgur.com/K6fkLQAm.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2021, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,446
Posted By 940 16 valve
Went through this recently for my T5 swap. The...

Went through this recently for my T5 swap. The master cylinder is M12 x 1.0, a banjo bolt works nicely for that tight spot. I got a banjo bolt that coverts it to an4 line since it's readily...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 526,072
Posted By 940 16 valve
Spectacular! Anything less than Maserati paddle...

Spectacular! Anything less than Maserati paddle shifters wouldn't have done this build justice.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 508,292
Posted By 940 16 valve
My 91 940 with B234 came with them. No visible...

My 91 940 with B234 came with them. No visible deterioration that I recall when I changed the bushings last at almost 400k kms
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 124,596
Posted By 940 16 valve
When I put one of those tailshaft counterweights...

When I put one of those tailshaft counterweights on earlier this year it narrowed the RPM window the vibes were present in, but wasn't a full solution.

With 2 piece driveshaft and V6 slip yoke FYI
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Gotta love the holidays. A little bit of down...

Gotta love the holidays. A little bit of down time to make progress.

Donor car donated strut housing for modification. Got the IRS mostly apart, and I've started eyeballing how this BMW LSD is...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 508,292
Posted By 940 16 valve
Funny, I unboxed some Christmas coilovers as well...

Funny, I unboxed some Christmas coilovers as well and am looking at the exact same parts! Look forward to hearing your thoughts on how it rides.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Well, 2 more months of daily driving the swap,...

Well, 2 more months of daily driving the swap, and it's been a blast. Only hiccup was popping the intake hose off the throttle body when I got my updated tune with increased boost. It'll spin the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,879
Posted By 940 16 valve
Thanks for sharing. Just picked up pigtails for...

Thanks for sharing. Just picked up pigtails for 90+ lights yesterday so now on to decoding those!
Anybody have HOVA tails with the conversion harness for the other side of the wiring?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,251
Posted By 940 16 valve
Aftermarket? I've had the MTC/proparts ones start...

Aftermarket? I've had the MTC/proparts ones start to sag amazingly fast. Best to get oem if you can
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,879
Posted By 940 16 valve
90+ 740 tailight wiring

Anybody rewired their tailights on a 89- car to use the 90+ lights? I know you can buy a conversion harness from HOVA.se but I'd prefer to just hardwire it in. Anybody know which wires go to which...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,716
Posted By 940 16 valve
I tried going this route a couple of years ago,...

I tried going this route a couple of years ago, and they weren't willing to ship across the pond. Otherwise would be a nice option for a more refined gearbox than the T5.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 113,360
Posted By 940 16 valve
Momo prototipo wheel? Good taste! Man that's a...

Momo prototipo wheel? Good taste! Man that's a hell of a job I hope I never have to do...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 65,639
Posted By 940 16 valve
Nice to see an update on this one! Cool build

Nice to see an update on this one! Cool build
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,232
Posted By 940 16 valve
Just for completeness of this thread. M4.4 output...

Just for completeness of this thread. M4.4 output straight to the tach feed coming from the old coil worked fine. The 760 tach read low, but I swapped it to a 940 tach and now all is well. Can't...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
My god! That's a huge spreadsheet. Certainly...

My god! That's a huge spreadsheet. Certainly seems like the opposite of guessing which I like. I'll try and decode it when I get to doing the front coilovers, hopefully this winter.

Got the new...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 244,793
Posted By 940 16 valve
Love the colour! I've been a fan of that Audi...

Love the colour! I've been a fan of that Audi colour for a while. Add a grille and the car looks spectacular. Interested to see the dyno numbers!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
That would be great if you can! Anything that can...

That would be great if you can! Anything that can help with making the right decision based on math and not guessing!

I know there's a weigh scale outside the city off the highway that I had used...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
For the fuel pump relay pins: 31b - to B27 from...

For the fuel pump relay pins:
31b - to B27 from ecu
31 -ground
15 - switch 12V from the main relay
87 -to fuel pump
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Nah, it always reads low. Highway cruising is at...

Nah, it always reads low. Highway cruising is at something like 2000 RPM, so I guess the 6 cyl tach must be the issue. Thanks for confirming! I'll try and have a look today at the fuel pump relay...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
James - I did figure out the relay! I'll have to...

James - I did figure out the relay! I'll have to check cause I forget what pin it was, but there's a + trigger from M4.4 for the relay (unlink almost every other output which is a ground.

Also...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Over the weekend I got the headlights and e-fan...

Over the weekend I got the headlights and e-fan wired, some wires tucked, and started re-wiring to the fuel pump relay can sit in the stock location. Inspection is happening later today.

I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Another piece to look at. I may just put in a...

Another piece to look at. I may just put in a clutch stop for now, since the pedal effort seems fine.

Quick video to prove she runs. Inspection set for Monday so I can make the insurance company...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 153,698
Posted By 940 16 valve
Does seem too simple! Good call on the DW300,...

Does seem too simple! Good call on the DW300, thats what I went with too. Had a walbro in the old 940 and the DW is a bit quieter despite pumping more fuel. I guess we'll know more if I also don't...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 153,698
Posted By 940 16 valve
Nicely done. I picked one up about a decade ago...

Nicely done. I picked one up about a decade ago and they're a blast!
So you just hooked up b21 to the stock tach and it worked? That seems too simple. Did you manage to get the car to boost past WG...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,232
Posted By 940 16 valve
Interesting. I cam across an old post saying that...

Interesting. I cam across an old post saying that volvo outputted tach signals as 4 cylinder for some time. Any idea if the signal is the same voltage/frequency as what the stock 7xx/9xx would be...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,232
Posted By 940 16 valve
How to drive tach in whitebkock swap?

Gotta admit, the mechanics don't intimidate with the whitebkock swap, even wiring up the motronic 4.4 was logical enough. But I've realized I don't know crap about how tachs work and how to get mine...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 153,698
Posted By 940 16 valve
Nice to see the car is getting some proper use!...

Nice to see the car is getting some proper use! Who's E36 M3 convertible? Very nice.
How did you end up getting your tach going btw, did you use the M4.4 tach output?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Thanks for the confirmation escondidoron, that's...

Thanks for the confirmation escondidoron, that's comforting that you came up with a similar measurement for clutch wear. Appreciate you sharing it! Interesting what you mentioned about pushing the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Well let me know if you get some measurements. I...

Well let me know if you get some measurements. I have notes on the length of the 2 slave cylinder types somewhere...

And it runs! Well... I knew it ran, but it was always just for a few seconds...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Lol, happily Mike. I always hope posting all this...

Lol, happily Mike. I always hope posting all this stuff up will be of some help to others.

So with the s197 input retainer that has the provision for mounting the hydraulic slave cylinder, it can...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 552,694
Posted By 940 16 valve
C'mon, there's got to be progress on this one ;)

C'mon, there's got to be progress on this one ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
How far we've come! 2016 ...

How far we've come!
2016
https://i.imgur.com/S1qi4wtl.jpg
Now
https://i.imgur.com/22EpLnil.jpg

It's so close. Since May:
- Got the eggcrate grille from DET17, thanks!
- Took the coolant pipe...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,887
Posted By 940 16 valve
Chips are headed to their new home, will watch to...

Chips are headed to their new home, will watch to hear the updates!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,887
Posted By 940 16 valve
I had one - Just started parting it out for a 5...

I had one - Just started parting it out for a 5 cylinder build. Ran it for almost a decade and 30k kms and had a lot of fun, and it was fast. LH2.4 - 16t turbo. I'm selling my ecu ezk and chips if...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
I'd be interested to see pictures of what you...

I'd be interested to see pictures of what you came up with if you have any.
My shifter now comes up at the front of the shifter hole, just usable. It'll work for now.

A little update, I got the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 198,375
Posted By 940 16 valve
Another inspiring 700 series restoration from...

Another inspiring 700 series restoration from europe! Love the attention to detail.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 526,072
Posted By 940 16 valve
Interested to see the adapter you come up with...

Interested to see the adapter you come up with from driveshaft to diff. I recently picked up a BMW LSD to adapt to a MKI IRS like you have. Thanks for the inspiration!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 62,940
Posted By 940 16 valve
Ah the old 5 cylinder sitting around waiting to...

Ah the old 5 cylinder sitting around waiting to be but to use scenario, been there! The plan is to use motronic 4.4 and see what Aaron at Vast can do tuning-wise.
Glad to hear some of the info from...
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