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Forum: events Today, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, it's been too long since I bar banned...

Yeah, it's been too long since I bar banned someone as well...IPD better happen next year! lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By gsellstr
Could be flex in the spindle or hub as well....

Could be flex in the spindle or hub as well. Since I did the BBK mine does that after hard cornering. No play in anything, but with the larger rotors, plus wheel spacers, there's more flex. Larger...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 388,023
Posted By gsellstr
Looks good Doug! I've been wondering how you guys...

Looks good Doug! I've been wondering how you guys have been, hard to believe its been over a year since I've seen ya'll!
Forum: events 11-25-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By gsellstr
Davis 2021

Hey everyone,


There will be no Davis Volvo Meet in spring, 2021. With local government limits on park facility use, as well uncertainties as to the future of...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By gsellstr
This isn't a new issue for many of us. I've been...

This isn't a new issue for many of us. I've been fighting that for a long time, haven't found the magic bullet. My car with a VX cam, no issues at all. With the IPD cam it'll stall. I'm trying to...
Forum: showroom 11-19-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By gsellstr
I've actually got a crankshaft that will become...

I've actually got a crankshaft that will become an end table one of these days as well. Just need to source some other parts first....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By gsellstr
You mean this? ...

You mean this?
http://www.turbobricks.com/resources.php?content=camspec
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Vintage: 140 battery
Views: 771
Posted By gsellstr
But....won't that leak?? lol

But....won't that leak?? lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Vintage: 140 battery
Views: 771
Posted By gsellstr
Dunno, but I still have an Optima in mine.

Dunno, but I still have an Optima in mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By gsellstr
Depends man. Quite a few have gone the other way...

Depends man. Quite a few have gone the other way as well, due to ride issues. Personally, had solid luck with the Koni's but not on springs that stiff. 200k on the R, 80k up front on my wagon before...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,459
Posted By gsellstr
Well yeah, they're up to 4.8bar...

Well yeah, they're up to 4.8bar...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By gsellstr
I've got Richmond's in the 140, no issues thus...

I've got Richmond's in the 140, no issues thus far, but only about 40k miles in the last 15 years. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By gsellstr
I didn't have that on mine, but mine was leaking...

I didn't have that on mine, but mine was leaking out the back of the track, into the headlinder. The seal around the glass failed, so water was following the glass to the frame where it attaches to...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By gsellstr
I did notice on mine, going from stock to big...

I did notice on mine, going from stock to big valves, spool was a touch slower, down low, mid-range it's faster, and it doesn't hit the wall up top like it does with stock valves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, well, there is that. lol

Yeah, well, there is that. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By gsellstr
I'm not sure if the flywheels have a mark like...

I'm not sure if the flywheels have a mark like the flexplates, but all the 2.4 flexplates I've seen have an arrow on them. With the engine at TDC that arrow points at the sensor. With the inspection...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 57,493
Posted By gsellstr
Makes me glad I was able to use the dremel for...

Makes me glad I was able to use the dremel for ID/OD adjustment when I did mine. I'll be doing the same on the engine on the stand as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 57,493
Posted By gsellstr
Yes you should have. Eh, it's easy, just drop the...

Yes you should have. Eh, it's easy, just drop the pan, pump, and put it in. Shouldn't take more than a few hours for most of us, a few months for you...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 57,493
Posted By gsellstr
Hey Carl...that looks like the normal later style...

Hey Carl...that looks like the normal later style permanent magnet starter, pretty easy to get just about anywhere.

The backing behind that machined washer is indeed as Aris mentioned. That seal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,441
Posted By gsellstr
That's a big red flag to me as well. Looks like a...

That's a big red flag to me as well. Looks like a combination of rust and perhaps accident. Also notice where the right wheel sits in the wheel well, front to rear, vs. the left. The right is closer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,803
Posted By gsellstr
Good info, thanks Roy!

Good info, thanks Roy!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,803
Posted By gsellstr
For some reason I remember them being physically...

For some reason I remember them being physically the same, but resistance being a good bit off for both legs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,803
Posted By gsellstr
Definitely worth the valve check and intake...

Definitely worth the valve check and intake check. Check that ECT while you have the intake off. I've seen someone put a 2.2 sensor on a 2.4 car, not quite the same ranges.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,803
Posted By gsellstr
Check the rotor is fully engaged on the shaft and...

Check the rotor is fully engaged on the shaft and hasn't sheared the tab. That did some wonky stuff on the 140.
Put your timing light on the coil wire while cranking, make sure you have a consistent...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, at a 40mm drop, there's no way you'd be...

Yeah, at a 40mm drop, there's no way you'd be able to run a 3". Sounds like you're on the right track.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,275
Posted By gsellstr
This is not always true. My wagon developed a...

This is not always true. My wagon developed a leak in the booster, pedals were solid with no vacuum, with vacuum they were spongy as all get-out. Stuck my head under the dash, pushed the pedal in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By gsellstr
Depends on your ride height. I did run a 3", car...

Depends on your ride height. I did run a 3", car isn't real low though. If I had a lot of weight in it, on hard bumps it would scrub the center bolt for the seat belts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By gsellstr
Ok, first question, following what was mentioned...

Ok, first question, following what was mentioned by Simon a while back in post 13. What engine management is on this? Is it Regina, 2.4, or 3.1? I don't BELIEVE Regina hit the 240's, which would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By gsellstr
Step 1, unfubar the car Step 2, install correct...

Step 1, unfubar the car
Step 2, install correct part
Step 3, see if previously fubar'd issues, now corrected, have solved the problem.

Digging into something that's been hacked in the past is...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,570
Posted By gsellstr
I've got the damned driveline, definitely helped...

I've got the damned driveline, definitely helped a little, but the damned yoke made a bigger difference. Have you found a yoke with a bigger damper than the V6 yoke? The I4 is the wrong size but it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By gsellstr
I've never seen an oval plug on a 2.4 car....

I've never seen an oval plug on a 2.4 car. Something's been modded...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,570
Posted By gsellstr
Well, thanks for ruining my pipedream of getting...

Well, thanks for ruining my pipedream of getting rid of that noise. lol
Seriously though, good to know that wasn't it.

Having ridden in Ryan's 242, with a T5, that is nearly silent, I know it can...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,570
Posted By gsellstr
I'm running a lightened flat flywheel at 17lbs I...

I'm running a lightened flat flywheel at 17lbs I believe.

On my bench is another T5, need to tear it down, install the billet countershaft retainer and Fox body input, then see if it rattles in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,576
Posted By gsellstr
Looking at the fuel table for the stock 016 MAF...

Looking at the fuel table for the stock 016 MAF on a stock motor/head with a B cam and t3/t4 at 20psi, it will max the fuel table out at around 16psi. On a stock motor, IPD cam, Garrett 2871R at...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By gsellstr
I went with a CAS adapter from Yoshifab on mine....

I went with a CAS adapter from Yoshifab on mine. Drop-in solution for a cam/crank, or you can get his hi res wheel if you want as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,523
Posted By gsellstr
Pretty sure Yoshifab can get them as well.

Pretty sure Yoshifab can get them as well.
Forum: events 09-18-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,815
Posted By gsellstr
The first year I considered making it, it doesn't...

The first year I considered making it, it doesn't happen, and I'm kinda glad I didn't go, woulda been headed home thru the southern route as the storms rolled thru.
Forum: showroom 09-04-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,950
Posted By gsellstr
Damn man, that SUCKS! I'll keep my eyes out here...

Damn man, that SUCKS! I'll keep my eyes out here in Sac and on the way to Stockton today and tomorrow. Shared your FB post as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,191
Posted By gsellstr
That does seem a little odd on the timing, but...

That does seem a little odd on the timing, but 12* should be just fine.

Glad you got it more to your liking!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,191
Posted By gsellstr
1st, yes, your kickdown is a bit tight perhaps....

1st, yes, your kickdown is a bit tight perhaps. The trans should shift before it hits the limiter.
2nd, for being a little 12b on there, that's pretty respectable. Yes, the turbo cam does lose a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,191
Posted By gsellstr
OP didn't give a year either...

OP didn't give a year either...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,191
Posted By gsellstr
Harald...the question still hasn't been answered...

Harald...the question still hasn't been answered on what year the car is. 2.2 can adjust base timing. Given the 12* spec, I'm under the ASSumption this is an LH2.2 car.

OP...4* retarded will...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,191
Posted By gsellstr
Ok, -4...is that retarded or advanced? Some...

Ok, -4...is that retarded or advanced? Some people get them mixed up.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,191
Posted By gsellstr
I'm with Harald, give that a shot. With a...

I'm with Harald, give that a shot.

With a 6800 limiter in mine, it'll hit around 40-45 in 1st, around 80-85 in 2nd. The stock converter isn't that poorly matched actually, depending on what turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,191
Posted By gsellstr
Yeah, actually did the proper setup on it in the...

Yeah, actually did the proper setup on it in the 531, came in at -4 to run straight up, but I know how much that head had been shaved down, comes out to around 3* for that. I'll check the next one as...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,191
Posted By gsellstr
You sure about those numbers Harald? On my IPD...

You sure about those numbers Harald? On my IPD cam, 1mm open required around 1* advanced. Taking into account the head height, I'm running 4* advanced, for an actual of 1* against the crank.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By gsellstr
Just bought an M181 for my upcoming build as...

Just bought an M181 for my upcoming build as well. I can confirm it has the taller gears in it. I can also confirm the stiffer spring IPD sells for the B20 pump is a drop-in for this pump as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By gsellstr
Correct...spencer...2.4 runs a crank sensor off...

Correct...spencer...2.4 runs a crank sensor off the flywheel, so it's not prone to the hall sensor issues 2.2 is.

Incoming pm with info.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By gsellstr
Could be a handful of things, need more testing...

Could be a handful of things, need more testing to confirm. If you are game to drive to sac I can help you walk thru some things. I have a spare parts bin, a decade of messing with mine, and know 2.4...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By gsellstr
To elaborate on Roy's comment, there's a flange...

To elaborate on Roy's comment, there's a flange on the shaft that is located against the block and the timing cover. For it to come out of the block, that flange has to have separated somehow.
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