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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
740: Sea foam?
Views: 2,215
Posted By Handey87
YMMV. I've had cars where it made no difference,...

YMMV. I've had cars where it made no difference, but others fogged out the whole neighborhood and ran much better afterwards. It has its uses, it'll clean an intake manifold really nicely if the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,899
Posted By Handey87
Finally installed my OEM cable, mine said Made in...

Finally installed my OEM cable, mine said Made in Germany and was definitely a metal tube wrapped in plastic with a bare steel cable pre-lubed with white lithium grease. The adjuster end was plastic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,899
Posted By Handey87
I thought the OEM ones were made by TRW and the...

I thought the OEM ones were made by TRW and the same junk as everywhere else, maybe this new oem one FCP is selling is a new production run?

Edit: Screw it, I ordered an OEM one from Volvo, cost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,899
Posted By Handey87
A grinder and paint makes me the welder I ain't! ...

A grinder and paint makes me the welder I ain't! I have a $2000 miller at work but for some reason I like to use my $100 HF welder because who wants to go to the shop when it's the weekend?

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,899
Posted By Handey87
I was in the same situation, crappy clutch cable...

I was in the same situation, crappy clutch cable pulled through the firewall. I made a small square plate to reinforce the hole. I drilled a 1/2" hole in a 1/16" piece of steel, then put a tapered...
Forum: showroom 05-13-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,971
Posted By Handey87
I took pictures of the better of the two...

I took pictures of the better of the two foglights I have.
http://imgur.com/a/kDyM1
I think this was a dealer installed or port installed kit - mine were screwed in pretty haphazardly.
Forum: the vault 05-10-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 439,380
Posted By Handey87
This may have been answered already but I've got...

This may have been answered already but I've got a 92+ fan and relay setup in my '91 and a 93 ECU. The ECU has E-Fan control - how do I wire the high/low ground wires to the ECU? Are the wires...
Forum: events 04-07-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,684
Posted By Handey87
Ok I wanna go! Thing is, I'm about 99% sure I'm...

Ok I wanna go! Thing is, I'm about 99% sure I'm moving to wilmington in a month! We shall see!
Forum: events 04-06-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,684
Posted By Handey87
I've got the engine back in the 740se and she is...

I've got the engine back in the 740se and she is running like a champ! May 24th it is?
Forum: events 04-01-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,684
Posted By Handey87
Arent there tons of cops out there these days or...

Arent there tons of cops out there these days or have things chilled out? I want to try and make it out there regardless but I can't promise anything yet. It's been like a year since I've seen most...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By Handey87
You need a 740 shifter support thingy and the...

You need a 740 shifter support thingy and the appropriate shifter rod. That, or you could lengthen the 240 one if you're good at measuring and cutting and welding. If you go easy on it you might be...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By Handey87
I'm doing the same thing but with an M46. The...

I'm doing the same thing but with an M46. The surface between the bellhousing and trans should be pretty damn clean, the bellhousing puts preload on the bearings in the transmission, that's what...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 440
Posted By Handey87
740 cable clutch

I'm getting the last minute details together on my M46 swap - I've got all the parts I need to use a cable clutch except the retainer on the pedal end, and I don't know how it sits in the firewall....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By Handey87
I know for a fact you can get that rear bearing...

I know for a fact you can get that rear bearing from FCP Groton, or IPD, one or the other, I just bought one the other week for this M46 i'm rebuilding. They're only like $8.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Handey87
Good to know, Having seen almost zero 740 M46...

Good to know, Having seen almost zero 740 M46 cars or parts to reference, the confidence levels aren't too high, and it's my DD :D
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Handey87
Throw out bearing questions

I'm swapping an M46 into my 740 - have some old parts, some new, and one of those is a throwout bearing I bought from FCP. The part #'s and everything say it's for a 85-91 740 and for some 240's,...
Forum: showroom 06-28-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,956
Posted By Handey87
A couple of pictures I took, some love for Tim's...

A couple of pictures I took, some love for Tim's car, very nice wheels :D
http://i.imgur.com/rHzfb.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/xzlBZ.jpg
Forum: events 06-21-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,422
Posted By Handey87
I will be there, bringing beer and some chips and...

I will be there, bringing beer and some chips and stuff !
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By Handey87
91 740 A/C High Pressure Port

I tired search, of course, but no luck, so here goes:

I've retrofitted my R12 system to R134, simply by changing some seals and putting a R134 low pressure port on it. For a couple of years its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,891
Posted By Handey87
My car did that one day, after it ran for a...

My car did that one day, after it ran for a minute it went away. It sounded to me honest to god like the cam wasn't getting any oil in the bearing journals, but here I am 6 months later with an...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,890
Posted By Handey87
I got the cheap AEM UEGO with the digital gauge,...

I got the cheap AEM UEGO with the digital gauge, and I'd really recommend getting something a bit better, I don't think I can completely trust mine, it's funny sometimes.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,058
Posted By Handey87
I'm guessing you have an 80's 740 with a Garrett...

I'm guessing you have an 80's 740 with a Garrett turbo, It'd be easiest to swap in another T3, but if you're dead set on the 13c, you have to have all the oil and water lines to go with it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,538
Posted By Handey87
Yeah my dad got me one of these a few christmases...

Yeah my dad got me one of these a few christmases back, different name, but looks like the same website. They must change it every year or two to keep from being sued.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By Handey87
Crazy fuel issues

I've been having some problems lately, have made a few threads, and basically my car just keeps running worse and worse, richer and richer, and I'm going crazy trying to find the fault. I've got...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By Handey87
ECT intermittent problems?

Hey guys, does anyone know if a faulty ECT will cause an intermittent rich condition? My car most of the time is in closed loop at around 45-55 mph, but open loop only on the interstate from 60+. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By Handey87
Oh dear, I'll check that out too. Also I want to...

Oh dear, I'll check that out too. Also I want to say that my car cranks just fine, however every once in a while it'll kind of bog for a few seconds after it first fires, then the idle comes right...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By Handey87
Fuel delivery issues

I've got an AEM wideband and lately a few times when I'm cruising my afr's are a touch rich, sometimes, but not consistently, swinging between 14.0 and 14.7 or so, when before at cruise it'd be...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,918
Posted By Handey87
I'm still getting used to it, before I delve way...

I'm still getting used to it, before I delve way too deep into the Tuning thread, how does LH2.4 determine a/f ratio and load? A combo of the AMM and feedback from the narrowband? I feel that my...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,918
Posted By Handey87
Ok sounds good, I've been looking for wideband...

Ok sounds good, I've been looking for wideband videos on Youtube of Volvos but have been coming up short. I'm sure my car could use a new stock 02 sensor sometime anyway, I doubt the original has...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,918
Posted By Handey87
AFRs at cruise and idle?

For those of you with lh2.4 with a wideband, what are your AFRs like during cruise and idle? My car doesn't idle rock steady, most don't, but it's in good running condition. At cruise around 70mph...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By Handey87
AEM says it needs to be approx 24-36" away from...

AEM says it needs to be approx 24-36" away from the turbo outlet so it doesn't get too hot - what gives?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By Handey87
Quick O2 sensor Question

On a stock downpipe, right before the cat, there's a plug. Will an O2 sensor fit into that spot? If so, I think I'm gonna install my wideband tomorrow...
Forum: events 05-20-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,655
Posted By Handey87
A coworker is bringing his moderately built B16...

A coworker is bringing his moderately built B16 EF hatch if he gets it running in time. Bring out non Volvo friends if you can, if thats what it takes to make this day happen then let's do it.
Forum: events 05-19-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,655
Posted By Handey87
Cmon people let's go!

Cmon people let's go!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By Handey87
Same here, my magnaflow is behind the rear axle,...

Same here, my magnaflow is behind the rear axle, and it made a huge difference despite it being straight through with an offset. Definitely needs a resonator in the factory spot though if you're...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,182
Posted By Handey87
Your 13c has a built in CBV (that's not hooked...

Your 13c has a built in CBV (that's not hooked up), and an external BOV? You've definitely got something weird going on there..
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By Handey87
I just googled one of those and I don't see how...

I just googled one of those and I don't see how it would work, pix please!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 20,482
Posted By Handey87
http://www.fatboyraceworks.com/gears/index.php?Max...

http://www.fatboyraceworks.com/gears/index.php?MaxRPM=6500&TireDiameter=23.44&GearRatio1=3.83&GearRatio2=2.33&GearRatio3=1.44&GearRatio4=1&GearRatio5=0.79&GearRatio6=&FinalDrive=3.73&TireWidth=205&Tir...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By Handey87
My car does the same thing with browntops. ...

My car does the same thing with browntops. Sometimes it idles great sometimes it's a little lumpy. I also have an IPD cam. I think LH2.4 just idles like poop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By Handey87
Nm I think I got it, the reverse light and OD...

Nm I think I got it, the reverse light and OD circuits are on the same fuse, I'm gonna check it now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By Handey87
745 light wiring problems

Hey guys, just installed a set of 965 tails in my 740, and had a bit of trouble getting all the wires in the right spots. Somehow I got the turn signal wire mixed up with another one and when I put...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-01-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2,153
Views: 760,324
Posted By Handey87
So if you guys have a set of chips you want...

So if you guys have a set of chips you want tested...i'm down!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,917
Posted By Handey87
I have one that I'm literally using as a...

I have one that I'm literally using as a paperweight. Where are you located?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,284
Posted By Handey87
I've always wanted to put a Jeep AX-15 or NV3550...

I've always wanted to put a Jeep AX-15 or NV3550 in my Volvo, they're notchy as hell but with decent gear ratios, removable bellhousing, and they're supposedly good for V8 power levels. The only...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,854
Posted By Handey87
I like my magnaflow, straight through design, but...

I like my magnaflow, straight through design, but quite effective. The only problem I have is that my exhaust resonates and drones a bit. My muffler's right after the rear axle though, I'm sure...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,029
Posted By Handey87
Im thinking flywheel. They've got marks on them...

Im thinking flywheel. They've got marks on them that the crank position sensor needs to see so that it'll fire. But you're getting spark... I don't know enough about the CPS system on LH2.4, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,132
Posted By Handey87
I'm quite happy with my IPD cam, pulls good to...

I'm quite happy with my IPD cam, pulls good to the redline. The only problem with fitting one is that you'll very quickly realize how worthless the stock 13c is, but in your case you should be good...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By Handey87
My set is gone, traded for some real browntops. ...

My set is gone, traded for some real browntops. Who woulda knew someone here (let alone like 7 of you bastards!) would want them, considering I figured them to be about enough fuel for 800+ HP.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,134
Posted By Handey87
I t'd my boost gauge off from the factory boost...

I t'd my boost gauge off from the factory boost gauge line. Why run extra hoses if you don't need to?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By Handey87
Let's talk motor mounts

My 745 is in dire need of new motor mounts, but the factory hydraulic type are 1. expensive and 2. mushy. I was wondering if there was any alternative for the more performance oriented driver,...
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