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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 08:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 114,320
Posted By Swedbrick
In preparation for the new turbo, I ordered up a...

In preparation for the new turbo, I ordered up a few new intercooler tubes, to clear the 012 MAF setup, which didn't clear the current straight shot that is in there....
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Swedbrick
That's probably because they were actually never...

That's probably because they were actually never sold in north-amerika ;-) But great cars indeed!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 987,575
Posted By Swedbrick
If you are going for a set of regrinds,...

If you are going for a set of regrinds, potentially you could use 2 without the slot right?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 613
Posted By Swedbrick
He's right, I didn't believe my brother when he...

He's right, I didn't believe my brother when he told me at first too, but the downpipes have a smaller diameter pipe inside, kid you not. Crazy swede's

As for cams there are several versions,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Swedbrick
Swedbricks' 360 Rallycross project - 'Gebakje'

Given that my 745 project is close to the point I set out to achieve barring an upcoming turbo upgrade and according tuning, the itch for a new project has been there for a while. I'm also planning...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 618,640
Posted By Swedbrick
Took a quick look, completely different inside....

Took a quick look, completely different inside. The processor is a 8041 from intel and the dip28 is actually an ADC chip, so presumably the mapping is set by some resistor combination or just burned...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 618,640
Posted By Swedbrick
I have a ezk 118 left over from my car if you...

I have a ezk 118 left over from my car if you want it, the hall setup is pretty simple, I still have a few back of head distributors with those too. It's a basic rotating 4 hole disk, so you could...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 618,640
Posted By Swedbrick
KL racing is a decent company in my experience, I...

KL racing is a decent company in my experience, I had a faulty brakeline I bought from them and I got a free replacement a few weeks after reminding them they hadn't shipped it yet. Their customer...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By Swedbrick
Skandix still has volvo genuine in stock, just...

Skandix still has volvo genuine in stock, just remove a kidney beforehand:
https://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/engine/lubrication/oil-pump/oil-pump/1020346/

Also make sure to get the IPD oil...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 618,640
Posted By Swedbrick
Possibly some sort of bracket connecting it to...

Possibly some sort of bracket connecting it to the front side of the cam gears is an option? The only problem would be the reversed rotation
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-13-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,357
Views: 2,232,282
Posted By Swedbrick
Haha unfortunately no, but it does take ages too...

Haha unfortunately no, but it does take ages too boot whilst making angry HDD noises:-P
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-13-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,357
Views: 2,232,282
Posted By Swedbrick
I have the Willem 6.0E, works pretty well if you...

I have the Willem 6.0E, works pretty well if you have a pc with a parallel port still
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2021, 03:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,175
Posted By Swedbrick
A bit more road noise for sure in my experience,...

A bit more road noise for sure in my experience, don't touch the one on the firewall, it will result in a lot more noise. The frame rail ones were acceptable for a daily to pull, the firewall, not so...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-09-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By Swedbrick
Stock LH2.4 b230f maps should get you close...

Stock LH2.4 b230f maps should get you close enough
https://ipdown.net/wiki/index.php?title=EZK#B230F_ignition_map.2C_169_EZK
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 83,098
Posted By Swedbrick
It's a shame hydrogen fuel cells are not really...

It's a shame hydrogen fuel cells are not really commercial yet, the battery investment is a big hurdle for the average hobbyist. Although given the platina in those, they'd probably be similarly...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 83,098
Posted By Swedbrick
https://www.carthrottle.com/post/the-278bhp-ford-e...

https://www.carthrottle.com/post/the-278bhp-ford-eluminator-electric-crate-motor-is-yours-for-3900
^ Bump for crate engines!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By Swedbrick
I messed up in a similar way and ended up with: ...

I messed up in a similar way and ended up with:
top: 0,95 mm
middle: 1,00 mm
oil control: 0,80 mm
PWC max: 0.148 mm (pistons were divided to keep this as little as I could)

Except for a bit of...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 618,640
Posted By Swedbrick
Score, those are also great if you decide to add...

Score, those are also great if you decide to add some spool later!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 41,007
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 618,640
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet score on the 16v's! Also got the PZ cams in...

Sweet score on the 16v's! Also got the PZ cams in those heads for optimal performance?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 37,830
Posted By Swedbrick
The 19t flows for about 350hp, I wouldn't expect...

The 19t flows for about 350hp, I wouldn't expect more than that;)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 537,328
Posted By Swedbrick
From experience printing larger parts in TPU can...

From experience printing larger parts in TPU can be challenging, especially with 100% infill, your settings need to be dialed otherwise the nozzle backpressure tends to result in tangled filament in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,634
Posted By Swedbrick
Sounds to me like it might actually be crankcase...

Sounds to me like it might actually be crankcase pressure, the b230fk return line is not directly returning to a sump level below the oil, meaning that if crankcase pressure builds up oil can get...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 88,183
Posted By Swedbrick
Fix it with spray?

Fix it with spray?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By Swedbrick
The ostrich can be had here, they also make...

The ostrich can be had here, they also make decent eeprom burners for when you finish the tune. It basically behaves like the chip until you've figured out wat you want to alter in it, after which...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By Swedbrick
Get an ostrich and take a look at the lh2.4...

Get an ostrich and take a look at the lh2.4 tuning thread on here. The system has mostly been figured out and can be tuned via tunerpro in combination with an emulator.

That said 300-400 on lh2.4...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,458
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet build! The axle adjustment will only work...

Sweet build! The axle adjustment will only work with 2 adjusters however, otherwise you'll just be tensioning your rear suspension upwards into the bushings as the upper arm still restricts the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 114,320
Posted By Swedbrick
It took a while but I finally got around to...

It took a while but I finally got around to fixing my brake lines and installing the rear dust shields, and took up a trip to the 50th anniversary of the Dutch Volvo association. Left to right, my...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,929
Posted By Swedbrick
I put it there to make sure it wouldn't flex as...

I put it there to make sure it wouldn't flex as much with the turbo stock cat still being there as well, which increased the weight being supported. A tie in to the bell housing would be good to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,670
Posted By Swedbrick
A sharp smell makes me think of coolant, did you...

A sharp smell makes me think of coolant, did you up the boost with the 15g? Possibly your headgasket is on its way out, should smell like anti-freeze if it is making its way towards the tip.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,873
Posted By Swedbrick
Sam is actually the one maintaining Randy's car,...

Sam is actually the one maintaining Randy's car, he is here on the board as roadracer4life, so maybe he can provide some insight. The monthly online meets are also a good place to ask some questions;)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,873
Posted By Swedbrick
The 960 braces are part numbers 9178665, 9178666....

The 960 braces are part numbers 9178665, 9178666. A strut brace will also do wonders.

Adding caster and camber can also be done by lengthening the lower strut rod, I'm at 400mm now, for 7 deg of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,765
Posted By Swedbrick
Those I'd recommend to fix, a lot of junk...

Those I'd recommend to fix, a lot of junk collected on the back of mine when I had them off, so I put them back on. There should also be grease to keep stuff out, but on gravel/muddy roads it might...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,929
Posted By Swedbrick
Not sure on the stock diameter, at least for my...

Not sure on the stock diameter, at least for my car I know it was bigger as I had to create some space in the flange with a burr. Stock might be around 38mm maybe? This is what my first attempt...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2021, 03:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,929
Posted By Swedbrick
I used pre bent sections from Simons exhaust,...

I used pre bent sections from Simons exhaust, 41mm id so 1.75inch tubing from the flange with a bit more length on the 2 tubes before the merge, straight to a turbo 2.5inch downpipe end I cut off....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,379
Posted By Swedbrick
Good to know, I saw several threads on fakes, but...

Good to know, I saw several threads on fakes, but like you said never proof. They torqued down nicely for me so I decided to trust that they were real. I didn't get the ARP grease with them though...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 442,680
Posted By Swedbrick
The multi-x wheels that came on the bertone might...

The multi-x wheels that came on the bertone might also be a good option, they are 15x7j, so they should allow for the r15/205 or r15/215 the honda guys run on track, they are also relatively light at...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,245
Posted By Swedbrick
Should be fine, both lh2.4 and lh3.1 are mass air...

Should be fine, both lh2.4 and lh3.1 are mass air flow based, and somewhat rich in boost, so it will compensate, and even if it won't it will not be enough of a gain to result in problems.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 442,680
Posted By Swedbrick
What brake fluid are you currently running?...

What brake fluid are you currently running? Dot5.1 also helps a lot for keeping the brakes together and is a cheap upgrade. Nankang NS-2R's are also pretty reasonable on the street, and amazing on...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 165,394
Posted By Swedbrick
Shiny! When will we get the celebratory exhaust...

Shiny! When will we get the celebratory exhaust note video?:p
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,896
Posted By Swedbrick
Diesel/850R driveplate and stock pressure plate...

Diesel/850R driveplate and stock pressure plate should do those numbers with ease and serve as a fuse to not nuke your m47.

If you move to a sintered driveplate or a uprated pressure plate you...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,379
Posted By Swedbrick
The real ARP's fit, most H-beams are produced in...

The real ARP's fit, most H-beams are produced in the same place, difference is in post production finish and checking. I used a 11mm 12-point socket to install the bolts, probably a non-metric size...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,379
Posted By Swedbrick
The Maxspeeding Rod ARP's are known fakes iirc....

The Maxspeeding Rod ARP's are known fakes iirc. I'm running them in my engine, but that only aims for around 300. Hasn't exploded yet haha

The stock head gasket is great, so that should do nicely....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,379
Posted By Swedbrick
Stock pistons have been proven to higher numbers,...

Stock pistons have been proven to higher numbers, just stay away from knock and increased piston speed. Forged buys you safety margin in the case of that. It's all in the tune and fuel, with race...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 114,308
Posted By Swedbrick
I'll take it for my wallpaper collection:bouncy:,...

I'll take it for my wallpaper collection:bouncy:, love this car! Good luck on track:)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 88,183
Posted By Swedbrick
Gotta love a stubborn stud, the last one I tried...

Gotta love a stubborn stud, the last one I tried to take out almost broke my toe when the housing decided to yeet itself from the vice. Luckily it hit me on the crooked one, that one is already...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,080
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet wheels! Are those the old jr3's? As...

Sweet wheels! Are those the old jr3's?

As for a sunroof delete, most of the metal is pretty thick so welding it should manageable, the curve would probably be the hard bit. Cutting it from a scrap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,512
Posted By Swedbrick
I went for the Landrover Defender ones, slightly...

I went for the Landrover Defender ones, slightly stiffer but still way better than PU. There are versions with 2 and 3 ribs, I used the 2 rib one.

As for the non-oem replacements, most FEBI...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 114,320
Posted By Swedbrick
Last week I got the opportunity to visit the...

Last week I got the opportunity to visit the motherland, where wild fields of tuned 740's appear, and parts are still abundant:) I also visited KGtrimning, to discover they are a pretty small shop...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 58,964
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet that's looking healthy! I recently...

Sweet that's looking healthy!

I recently sent a subframe and torque rods for the 740 to Johan from Bad Decision works, so he could probably get you a set of reinforced ones;)
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