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Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By blkaplan
Yea those seats do look great. top-notch. Just...

Yea those seats do look great. top-notch. Just the right amount of fill.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By blkaplan
The best extreme budget bet for a lemons car is a...

The best extreme budget bet for a lemons car is a g80 with the weight welded in place. That shaft can break if you cut the weight so its better just to reinforce it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,656
Posted By blkaplan
You did towerys and mine, neither worked well at...

You did towerys and mine, neither worked well at all.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,839
Posted By blkaplan
:zeeall::zeeall::zeeall::zeeall:

:zeeall::zeeall::zeeall::zeeall:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,656
Posted By blkaplan
I haven't had good results with that.

I haven't had good results with that.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,839
Posted By blkaplan
exhausts is exempt. :-p

exhausts is exempt. :-p
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
S/V/C: VVT Question
Views: 965
Posted By blkaplan
the car will drive from point A to point B but...

the car will drive from point A to point B but the power curve is horrible and the car looses most of its torque.

We did the same thing on our race car and I have regrets everytime I hit the gas...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,504
Posted By blkaplan
I sent you an email. We are about to machine...

I sent you an email. We are about to machine some items that may interest you.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,504
Posted By blkaplan
Looks really good! If you want another...

Looks really good!

If you want another option, there is always JRZ... its not cheap but they would go direct to you from Holland so should be less import fees and only your standard 25% VAT? ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
S/V/C: VVT Question
Views: 965
Posted By blkaplan
best bet is to undo everything and relock it all...

best bet is to undo everything and relock it all with the tools. Thats the best way to reset it all.

How are you going to control VVT in your 850?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By blkaplan
check your axle bushings.

check your axle bushings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
S/V/C: VVT Question
Views: 965
Posted By blkaplan
Do you have the cams locked together with the...

Do you have the cams locked together with the tool ?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,717
Posted By blkaplan
google says they were offered for 7/9 ...

google says they were offered for 7/9

those would fit on a 240 no problem.

Should be et 11 not 10.
Forum: showroom 12-22-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,674
Posted By blkaplan
Why would you bother with the sedan tail lights? ...

Why would you bother with the sedan tail lights?

The mismatch of the tailgate glass height to the side glass is gonna be a no from me.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By blkaplan
If your spring unseats at full droop, it works...

If your spring unseats at full droop, it works much better at the top. If you got long boy springs or dampers and springs that are well matched then it doesn't make much difference.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By blkaplan
yes it does. 3 per spring.

yes it does. 3 per spring.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By blkaplan
I make and sell these adjustable perches, ...

I make and sell these adjustable perches,

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/rear-adjustable-spring-perch-mount
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,172
Posted By blkaplan
I added a comment on the youtube channel for...

I added a comment on the youtube channel for people,

"I prefer to keep the spindle bearing surfaces clean of grease and dry, it helps keep inner race of the wheel bearing from spinning on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,038
Posted By blkaplan
Correct, a steel tube running across the cabin at...

Correct, a steel tube running across the cabin at head height is the major flaw in this plan.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 613,435
Posted By blkaplan
Wow, these look familiar. :-P

Wow, these look familiar. :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,839
Posted By blkaplan
:woowoo::woowoo::woowoo::woowoo: did someone...

:woowoo::woowoo::woowoo::woowoo:

did someone say flowmasters?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,038
Posted By blkaplan
exactly, no reason for a harness bar and the...

exactly, no reason for a harness bar and the safety risk with a proper good seat and OEM 3 points. Its how I daily drive my car.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,038
Posted By blkaplan
No.

No.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,038
Posted By blkaplan
Yes and you are probably underestimating how...

Yes and you are probably underestimating how secure you are in an accident. 3 point Belts let you move, racing harnesses are designed to stretch.

If you just want to hoon, throw some FIA spec...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,038
Posted By blkaplan
No, not viable. If you go down this route, make...

No, not viable. If you go down this route, make sure your dental insurance for passengers is up to snuff.

At the minimum I wouldn't let anyone in that wasn't wearing a fully tight 6 point...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By blkaplan
yea, at the beginning of the year we were...

yea, at the beginning of the year we were charging around 1400 and then prices on every single component in the kits went up. I ran my numbers and we were barely breaking even at the $1400 before...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 24,005
Posted By blkaplan
As long as you know they are steel, the alloy or...

As long as you know they are steel, the alloy or heat treat won't affect the spring rate, only the durability of said spring.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,038
Posted By blkaplan
Not impossible but extremely dangerous and a...

Not impossible but extremely dangerous and a horrible idea.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,411
Posted By blkaplan
I will have recaro brackets available in a couple...

I will have recaro brackets available in a couple weeks.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,652
Posted By blkaplan
You cant get an aggressive alignment with stock...

You cant get an aggressive alignment with stock diameter springs and stock strut mounts.

Just tell them to max out neg camber and set the toe in 1/8" combined.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 153,540
Posted By blkaplan
my 240 turbo had a m46 with u joints only but the...

my 240 turbo had a m46 with u joints only but the rear driveshaft also had a rubber damper built into it.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,411
Posted By blkaplan
What kind of seat do you want to use?

What kind of seat do you want to use?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,504
Posted By blkaplan
So no to IRS swaps. ;-)

So no to IRS swaps. ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,583
Posted By blkaplan
(twofast242gt) Bryan Havinga rigged up some...

(twofast242gt) Bryan Havinga rigged up some remote reservoirs on his MC to clear. I think there are pics on his build thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By blkaplan
I wouldn't run that wheel with a 25mm spacer. If...

I wouldn't run that wheel with a 25mm spacer. If you want something slightly out try a 15mm spacer.

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-extended-wheel-studs-wheel-spacers

a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By blkaplan
Its a NA 92 m47 car, so no oil cooler, and no...

Its a NA 92 m47 car, so no oil cooler, and no transcooler hooked up either. Its possible that some water could be going into the transcooler area in the radiator I suppose. Its a new radiator...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,869
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts/products/700-900-irs-mki-rear-coilovers

nivo conversion.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By blkaplan
We did see the water pump needed to be reseated. ...

We did see the water pump needed to be reseated. maybe that's where my initial volume loss came from.

Ill keep driving and monitoring it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By blkaplan
Whats the easiest/best way to pressure test the...

Whats the easiest/best way to pressure test the head?

Car sat over the weekend with a pressure tester on the system, psi went from 7psi to around 5... not bad? Glad I didn't come into a...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 291,219
Posted By blkaplan
Congrats on that closing price, thats decent...

Congrats on that closing price, thats decent money.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By blkaplan
8v 530 cooling system pressure loss...

So I have an issue with my attempted DD 92 245.

The car at one point sprung a HG, lost the sealing ring between 1-2.

When we had the head off we noticed a good bit of corrosion on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,583
Posted By blkaplan
Thats an important differentiation

Thats an important differentiation
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By blkaplan
the biggest downfall of the p1 platform (v50) is...

the biggest downfall of the p1 platform (v50) is the lack of coolant level sensors. As long as you replace all the cooling components preventatively you can prevent yourself from having engine...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,122
Posted By blkaplan
Coolant level sensor in the overflow tank is the...

Coolant level sensor in the overflow tank is the industry standard to monitor for coolant system issues.

If that reservoir gets empty that gives you a good amount of warning unless the car is...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 102,888
Posted By blkaplan
So looking at 21k or so for a battery pack +...

So looking at 21k or so for a battery pack + motor.


If you had to guess,,, whats the best and worse case scenario for price reductions next year?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 102,888
Posted By blkaplan
12k including that battery pack? What...

12k including that battery pack?

What kind of range would that be on something like a 240?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By blkaplan
Easily improved with a 3d printed widget.

Easily improved with a 3d printed widget.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By blkaplan
NRG and momo both use the same canceling design?

NRG and momo both use the same canceling design?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 102,888
Posted By blkaplan
+11111

+11111
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,829
Posted By blkaplan
Post in the wanted section.

Post in the wanted section.
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