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Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,310
Posted By MrKrabs
Following for TrueTrac install guide hehe. Lovely...

Following for TrueTrac install guide hehe. Lovely car! Jealous of the 740 front end.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,836
Posted By MrKrabs
Yep, fell in love with the country and it's...

Yep, fell in love with the country and it's people. Cool to see brick lovers in NZ :)

And yep, that's the one !
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,836
Posted By MrKrabs
I'm a French student that took a 1.5 gap year in...

I'm a French student that took a 1.5 gap year in NZ, and always keep an eye on RWD Volvo ad's on TradeMe aha

When/if I come back I'll probably import my LHD '97 945 over as I've spent too much...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,836
Posted By MrKrabs
Never considered Auckland as a Kiwi city for that...

Never considered Auckland as a Kiwi city for that reason. Wouldn't happen in Chch or Wellington I reckon..!
Used to live in Wellington, looking at going back there soon because of how much I loved...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,329
Posted By MrKrabs
Hokaaaay so, Bled the clutch, took care of...

Hokaaaay so,

Bled the clutch, took care of my water leak and finished up the bracket for my new wastegate. It's now a car again! I'm currently at 9 psi, just to get things running and check for...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,329
Posted By MrKrabs
It runs ! Had an issue with wiring up the wasted...

It runs ! Had an issue with wiring up the wasted spark board that I didn't notice. I'm starting to learn that ignition issues are very often simpler then it may seem at first haha.

Need to bleed...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,329
Posted By MrKrabs
Oh I didn't know cast manifolds didn't like...

Oh I didn't know cast manifolds didn't like thermal wrap. I'll be taking it off then! My downpipe is already wrapped. Thanks all you guys for the heads up.



Meanwhile, fitted the TTV billet...
Forum: article composition 01-22-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 163,890
Posted By MrKrabs
Sorry in advance for what might be a stupid...

Sorry in advance for what might be a stupid question, but can I test the 1+4 and 2+3 wires coming out of my EZK on my wasted spark install for voltage with a multimeter or test lamp?
I suspect I...
Forum: showroom 01-19-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,990
Posted By MrKrabs
Elle est superbe! La couleur que je préfère pour...

Elle est superbe! La couleur que je préfère pour ces 940 :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,329
Posted By MrKrabs
Engine fully reassembled, waiting on my Classic...

Engine fully reassembled, waiting on my Classic Swede order to arrive with the new flywheel and 850R clutch before tossing the engine back in.
On a side note, anyone knows if I need an 012 MAF to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,329
Posted By MrKrabs
Yeah it's sitting on my work bench but as I...

Yeah it's sitting on my work bench but as I mentionned I have no idea how to fit it in my axle. Surely there's a guide or something somewhere...?

And my catch can is simply a baffled Mishimoto...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,329
Posted By MrKrabs
Merci bien! I know nobody here is going to...

Merci bien!
I know nobody here is going to want to let me run the 15g haha, but I got a really good deal on it, and it'll just bolt right in now that I've clocked it. I'm sure in the future I'll...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,329
Posted By MrKrabs
Ah un francophone! Je réponderai en anglais pour...

Ah un francophone! Je réponderai en anglais pour pas que les autres se perdent..
An Enem V15 = the IPD turbo cam right? And I'll keep the VX3 I think, as I'd rather spend the money on better...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,329
Posted By MrKrabs
Typical '97 945 Turbo

Back story to this car:
Bought in Italy during Spring '17, brought it back home and registered it in France.
It's a 1997 (like me!), B200ft, M90 940. In italian 'Polar' trim. 155k km's when I got...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 119,074
Posted By MrKrabs
What did they rub on? The inside frame rails? ...

What did they rub on? The inside frame rails?
Edit: and they where 205/70 15's?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 119,074
Posted By MrKrabs
Love this thread. It's inspired me to get some...

Love this thread. It's inspired me to get some 205/70 15's and bring my 940 back to stock height. With a TruTrac it might actually be somewhat capable, for a 20 year old station wagon that is.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By MrKrabs
Question M90 clutch alignement tool?

Hey guys, maybe you could help me out..?

I'm looking at installing a single mass billet flywheel with an 850r clutch on my m90 on my 97' 940.
Any of you know where I can find an M90 alignement...
Forum: article composition 11-02-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 163,890
Posted By MrKrabs
As an utter noob at wiring and anything related,...

As an utter noob at wiring and anything related, I must ask: what's the recommended wire gauge for this, and no need for shielded, right...?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,669
Posted By MrKrabs
Promising project ! T'es de où en France ?

Promising project !

T'es de où en France ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By MrKrabs
Yep, you where spot on. The relay you described...

Yep, you where spot on. The relay you described is fried. Getting a new one, and will clean my windows thoroughly to take some load of the windows motors.
Cheers guys!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By MrKrabs
All 4 Power Windows Stopped Working

Hey guys,

As the title says, all of the windows in my 940 stopped working whilst trying to raise both back ones at the same time. It was struggling already, as if the motors where lacking power to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By MrKrabs
Took the time to clean out meticulously all...

Took the time to clean out meticulously all connections of the entire ignition system and guess what, started right up! Don't know where it went wrong but hopefully this isn't just a short term fix....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By MrKrabs
Thanks ZVOLV! I believe I've diagnosed a bad...

Thanks ZVOLV!
I believe I've diagnosed a bad crank sensor. To start with, when cranking the engine the RPM needle doesn't move at all, stays completely still. I tried confirming this by testing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By MrKrabs
Problem is I have no idea how to read the specs...

Problem is I have no idea how to read the specs the multimeter is pulling. If you look closely at each picture you can read exactly what setting the multimeter is on, maybe one of you guys can figure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By MrKrabs
Question How To Test Ignition Coil?

Hi guys,

My '97 B200FT 940 randomly shut down on me the other night while driving on a very bumpy dirt road. Since then I've discovered that there is no spark. I've recently changed the spark...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,436
Posted By MrKrabs
Currently half way through taking the head off to...

Currently half way through taking the head off to clean it properly without risking sticking deposits in the oil passages. Gonna take sump off once that is done and clean that.
Once that is done...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,436
Posted By MrKrabs
Should I drop the oil pan as well and clean that...

Should I drop the oil pan as well and clean that up? Check the oil pick up line while I'm at it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,436
Posted By MrKrabs
Question Massive Oil Sludge Build Up

Hey guys,
I recently bought a '97 940 with the B200FT. I was initially going to do a simple "stage 0" maintenance, but turns out I have heaps more on my plate heh. I was about to fill it back up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By MrKrabs
Post M90 in factory 1990 euro spec B204 740...?

I'm looking at this 1990 740 for sale in France, everything is stock, and it has the 200hp B204.
From what I understand, M90's where introduced during the 9xx range in 1994, but this one is a 5...
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