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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By blkaplan
I put sparco evo seats in my 240. I sit a good...

I put sparco evo seats in my 240. I sit a good 4" lower. makes it really nice for all the things.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,640
Posted By blkaplan
The car felt great. tons of torque. great...

The car felt great. tons of torque. great midrange, not so wonderful up top but I wasn't expecting a ton up there.

It was fast enough to be fun but thats highly subjective.

Crank numbers...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,640
Posted By blkaplan
I maxed out a 19T on my b230F on a dyno tuning...

I maxed out a 19T on my b230F on a dyno tuning session, 268 wheel, 296 lb/ft of torque @ 24 psi. power went down with higher boost.

If you want to run around 220-240 wheel, its a decent...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,304
Posted By blkaplan
amazing detail work. love it!

amazing detail work. love it!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,983
Posted By blkaplan
I got some options coming soon. ...

I got some options coming soon.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CHidOCJH2qY/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By blkaplan
My guess is you are binding the suspension which...

My guess is you are binding the suspension which is wearing out the strut.

It could be your lower control arms, if they aren't designed correctly. they could definitely **** up your struts.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By blkaplan
I'm guessing you have something wrong with your...

I'm guessing you have something wrong with your setup. I have had them survive bent control arms and wheels.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By blkaplan
awww, yea... if its just plain jane dana 30 then...

awww, yea... if its just plain jane dana 30 then Yukon stuff will be just fine!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By blkaplan
Do the 1800E/140 not have the a 1031 option ?

Do the 1800E/140 not have the a 1031 option ?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By blkaplan
bakaxel.se

bakaxel.se
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,114
Posted By blkaplan
Its not just smell. Your nose is not a full...

Its not just smell. Your nose is not a full spectrum exhaust gas analyzer.

Yes its true,,, if your car is well-tuned you have less of a need for a cat but you are thinking mostly about...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,114
Posted By blkaplan
This, It's good to be considerate of...

This,

It's good to be considerate of everyone around you.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, spherical axle bearings work nicely with OE...

Yes, spherical axle bearings work nicely with OE rubber Torque Rods, if that is the question?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By blkaplan
The poly in the IPD torque rods has been known to...

The poly in the IPD torque rods has been known to cause vibrations and create a harsh ride.

I sell plenty of parts to people who are upgrading from the IPD stuff.

If you want a smooth...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By blkaplan
How well do those things work?

How well do those things work?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By blkaplan
If it were me and I weren't going to pony up for...

If it were me and I weren't going to pony up for a nice set of torque rods... I would just save the $$$ and replace the bushings in the stock arms.

STAY AWAY FROM POLY ON THE TRAILING ARMS.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,385
Posted By blkaplan
https://i.imgur.com/Jox2FAc.jpg Is it me or...

https://i.imgur.com/Jox2FAc.jpg

Is it me or does this look cracked?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By blkaplan
These are designed to fit on a g80 if you need to...

These are designed to fit on a g80 if you need to swap it

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/1030-1031-speed-sensor-strip
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By blkaplan
hub drilling the same. Id spec a matching 1/2-20...

hub drilling the same. Id spec a matching 1/2-20 front stud that way there's no mixing and matching.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,385
Posted By blkaplan
inspect and replace panhard bar/bushigns. ...

inspect and replace panhard bar/bushigns.

If its still in good shape. Buy an adjustable unit like one of these and center it up.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By blkaplan
Rears are 1/2" (same as 240 stud) For...

Rears are 1/2" (same as 240 stud)

For the front, I would recommend using a high quality stud and enlarging the hub a little bit.
I no longer stock the extended studs that I used to and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,762
Posted By blkaplan
cross member is different. ideally you get the...

cross member is different. ideally you get the m47 cross member but the aw70 one can work.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By blkaplan
What is "AMERICAN Grade" :lol:

What is "AMERICAN Grade" :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/2...

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


thats my favorite
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,595
Posted By blkaplan
92 245, DD status, work vehicle. No LSD. ...

92 245, DD status, work vehicle. No LSD. shortened housings, stiffer springs, the workz
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,822
Posted By blkaplan
Get a set of non ****ed stock springs. Run them...

Get a set of non ****ed stock springs. Run them until your financial situation improves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By blkaplan
Did you check your heat shields?

Did you check your heat shields?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,076
Posted By blkaplan
you must have some aftermarket dust caps?(its...

you must have some aftermarket dust caps?(its only on the front)

I'm pretty sure my 95 960 had it all around.

Not sure if I have any left here. I know I have tossed dozens, if I come...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,595
Posted By blkaplan
Getting close.

Getting close.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,595
Posted By blkaplan
23/16 on my DD

23/16 on my DD
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,532
Posted By blkaplan
If you want to truely validate this stuff, it...

If you want to truely validate this stuff, it could be worthy of a senior thesis project. Its not a light undertaking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,076
Posted By blkaplan
240s, 85 ft lb 740s 65 ft lbs. Says so...

240s, 85 ft lb

740s 65 ft lbs. Says so right on the dust cap.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,667
Posted By blkaplan
sweet strut mounts!

sweet strut mounts!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,532
Posted By blkaplan
Not sure, you would have to do some digging. ...

Not sure, you would have to do some digging. Maybe some of the Saab guys were able to get the stock ion sensing stuff working with a standalone?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,532
Posted By blkaplan
Megasquirt should be capable.

Megasquirt should be capable.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By blkaplan
Volvo sells an shorter extended stud for the 240...

Volvo sells an shorter extended stud for the 240 (at least they used to) but its fairly $$$

Much cheaper to buy these and cut them to the length that you need or want.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,532
Posted By blkaplan
I would want a full standalone ECU with...

I would want a full standalone ECU with datalogging and multiple knock sensors, and cylinder pressure monitoring to determine if this is something that is working or not.

Id also think you would...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By blkaplan
factory 240 turbo oil coolers are pretty nice...

factory 240 turbo oil coolers are pretty nice units.
Forum: showroom 10-13-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 126,320
Posted By blkaplan
wow, you really are getting it out there. ...

wow, you really are getting it out there. Braveman.
:-D
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,113
Posted By blkaplan
yea... by a factor of 3 or so.

yea... by a factor of 3 or so.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,981
Posted By blkaplan
That is correct, it does Yes, the ford...

That is correct, it does



Yes, the ford bolt pattern version of the tko which is a different pattern then the ford t5.

It might cross over to other transmission applications but I'm not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,272
Posted By blkaplan
Sure if you do things wrong it, it can turn into...

Sure if you do things wrong it, it can turn into a bad situation. news flash!!!

I've never had a problem with a uhaul trailer. I usually get the insurance and do a quick inspection before I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,618
Posted By blkaplan
conical housing is hot garbage. Atleast...

conical housing is hot garbage.

Atleast the straight or angled setup gives it a chance to breath a little bit.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,200
Posted By blkaplan
14 psi can be safe as long as your car is setup...

14 psi can be safe as long as your car is setup and tuned correctly.

Have a ****ed up tune or boost leaks or flaky other components.

BAH BYE
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,443
Posted By blkaplan
If you really desire to limit vibrations, I got a...

If you really desire to limit vibrations, I got a few recommendations with a t5

Use a stock dog dish wheel,
Use a dampened heavy slip yoke,
Make sure you have a two piece Drive shaft.

all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By blkaplan
The volvo stuff is the good stuff. High temp...

The volvo stuff is the good stuff. High temp material that will last. I think they are probably inconel. Thats why the nuts for the exhaust manifold are $10+ each the last time I checked.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By blkaplan
Thats a decent pic, you probably want to rotate...

Thats a decent pic, you probably want to rotate the plates a back a little more so you get more caster and camber gain with adjustment.

I prefer to have one of the outer paths going straight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By blkaplan
We have shorter Koni struts that you can use to...

We have shorter Koni struts that you can use to reduce the free length.

https://www.bneshop.com/
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,674
Posted By blkaplan
refresh my memory, what diff do you have? Is...

refresh my memory, what diff do you have? Is there a chance that has excessive play and is allowing all the angularity of the axles?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,674
Posted By blkaplan
That kind of seems like a red flag to me. Why...

That kind of seems like a red flag to me. Why are the side loads so high? It could be the same thing that was killing the stock bearings. Are you sure you aren't rubbing under articulation? ...
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