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Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-03-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By redblockpowered
Race gas must work good huh

Race gas must work good huh
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,070
Posted By redblockpowered
Could be because you have the high preload one? I...

Could be because you have the high preload one? I doubt it though, seems like something else is probably going on.
Forum: article composition 07-29-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 86,402
Posted By redblockpowered
I believe the brown ECU is Bosch number -597 and...

I believe the brown ECU is Bosch number -597 and the green is -950. According to the data I have they switched from 597 to 950 in 1993. Green could also be 578? I am not sure. But 578/597/950 should...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,941
Views: 711,094
Posted By redblockpowered
M90 is pretty quiet, even with the single mass...

M90 is pretty quiet, even with the single mass flywheel. Ratios aren't very good if you want to have a racecar.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By redblockpowered
Do88 has a lot of pretty threatening graphs on...

Do88 has a lot of pretty threatening graphs on their website about the effectiveness of the stock intercooler.

https://www.do88.se/en/artiklar/volvo-700_900-turbo-92-98-intercooler.html
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By redblockpowered
That doesn't seem to have the holes for the crank...

That doesn't seem to have the holes for the crank sensor.

Edit: the M47 uses a single mass flywheel set up for a 228mm clutch+pressure plate. You'll need a flywheel out of a car with M47 or M46...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 29,211
Posted By redblockpowered
Recovered my front seats with new leather from...

Recovered my front seats with new leather from lseat.com that I got for Christmas. This was a weekend project back in March(?) I think. Challenging, but rewarding. Dad and I ended having to put a lot...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By redblockpowered
Depends on which turbine housing you have. 15Gs...

Depends on which turbine housing you have. 15Gs come in conical or straight flange, 16Ts come in straight or angled flange. Angled flange is the largest outlet of the three, then straight, but only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By redblockpowered
I've had bad fuel relays cause that code before...

I've had bad fuel relays cause that code before too.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,384
Posted By redblockpowered
Good for towing.

Good for towing.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,050
Posted By redblockpowered
I pretty distinctly remember overfilling a little...

I pretty distinctly remember overfilling a little as well. Not a quart, but maybe half that?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 122,013
Posted By redblockpowered
Food for thought: ...

Food for thought:

https://www.rallyboutique.com/store/category/voc-246713
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By redblockpowered
Any poly bushings? Welded diff probably doesn't...

Any poly bushings? Welded diff probably doesn't help with the low speed turn shuddering either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By redblockpowered
If you plan on making more than stock power going...

If you plan on making more than stock power going through the effort of swapping to the M47 seems unwise, even if you just have it lying around.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 29,211
Posted By redblockpowered
ENEM V15 Turbo is in for real this time, plus did...

ENEM V15 Turbo is in for real this time, plus did some light tuning with the Ostrich for drivability/transient response. I mostly moved over the settings regarding closed loop operation from the Euro...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,342
Posted By redblockpowered
Seems like a lot of camshaft for 200 on the...

Seems like a lot of camshaft for 200 on the flywheel. How much compression? You'll need a lot.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 213,228
Posted By redblockpowered
Planning on going to Palmer again this summer?

Planning on going to Palmer again this summer?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,802
Posted By redblockpowered
You only need the front half of the driveshaft....

You only need the front half of the driveshaft. If replacing a hydraulic clutch M46 it basically goes in where the M46 went. The clutch friction disc has a different number of splines for the M90 so...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By redblockpowered
I've also had good luck with Classic Swede, again...

I've also had good luck with Classic Swede, again not for suspension stuff but certainly reputable. Not to say that KL Racing isn't also trustworthy.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,580
Posted By redblockpowered
I believe it's supposed to be rechecked for...

I believe it's supposed to be rechecked for tension every so often as well. Every oil change seems like a safe number.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,895
Posted By redblockpowered
Wow, you really got a lot of life out of that...

Wow, you really got a lot of life out of that paint.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,635
Posted By redblockpowered
I just went outside and checked, my '93 944 with...

I just went outside and checked, my '93 944 with foglights has the larger style wiper arm nut cap. Seems like it could be a year to year revision. Good work so far!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,306
Posted By redblockpowered
My Kumho Solus TA31 worked fine and are even used...

My Kumho Solus TA31 worked fine and are even used as original equipment on some new Korean penalty boxes. Survived an autocross and provided utterly competent all-weather performance. Low road noise...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By redblockpowered
I have most of the details of a hydro clutch 940...

I have most of the details of a hydro clutch 940 manual swap in the thread in my signature. I was able to get a lot of stuff from my local dealer at a pretty reasonable price and modified my auto...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 29,211
Posted By redblockpowered
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1cZ6wkdTOEv...

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1cZ6wkdTOEvIGfcfUylxywmLrZiKgJqzJFGBNrDKEv34/edit?usp=sharing

Here's my spreadsheet. It's a little messy and doesn't include the IPD springs or 240 rear...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 49,030
Posted By redblockpowered
Sounds familiar...

Sounds familiar...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 49,030
Posted By redblockpowered
Yeah, basically. Such is life.

Yeah, basically. Such is life.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,024
Posted By redblockpowered
Sneaky hiding of some information I've been...

Sneaky hiding of some information I've been looking for for a while!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 29,211
Posted By redblockpowered
I'll clean up the spreadsheet I made for rates...

I'll clean up the spreadsheet I made for rates and ride frequencies and post it up here in a little bit.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 29,211
Posted By redblockpowered
Current shocks are KYB Gas-A-Justs, advertised at...

Current shocks are KYB Gas-A-Justs, advertised at 25% stiffer than OE so should pair well with my marginally stiffer than stock setup. Not a permanent solution, I'd like to move to a Bilstein HD or...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,288
Posted By redblockpowered
Manual 16 valve turbo AND a red interior? This...

Manual 16 valve turbo AND a red interior? This thing is basically the ideal car.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 49,030
Posted By redblockpowered
They're the 7/9 of the vintage era.

They're the 7/9 of the vintage era.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By redblockpowered
Neither transmission is exactly what you're...

Neither transmission is exactly what you're asking for, but for reference I weighed my M90 and AW71 setups. All in all, basically the same.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=349178
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Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By redblockpowered
Sounds like it defeats the purpose of a coilover...

Sounds like it defeats the purpose of a coilover setup.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,635
Posted By redblockpowered
Love to see another 944 on the board!

Love to see another 944 on the board!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 29,211
Posted By redblockpowered
Lots of good thoughts here. The need for...

Lots of good thoughts here. The need for different front to rear ride frequencies (for comfort, as far as I can tell), so I've read, are to counteract the fact that the rear of the car makes contact...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-26-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 1,276,694
Posted By redblockpowered
If you're looking for a B230F bin file with e-fan...

If you're looking for a B230F bin file with e-fan control, 935 or 933 (I don't remember which) should work fine, rather than editing the whole 967 bin.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By redblockpowered
Fantastic, thank you!

Fantastic, thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By redblockpowered
940 Uneven front tire wear TSB

I've seen mention of moving the front strut mount stud being prescribed as an official method of reducing uneven tire wear, does anyone have this bulletin/the official instructions? I'm not looking...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,978
Posted By redblockpowered
What kind of tire can you get for those?...

What kind of tire can you get for those? Replacing poop all-seasons with wider poop all-seasons will hardly do much.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 29,211
Posted By redblockpowered
Thank you very much! Further research has...

Thank you very much!

Further research has revealed a whopping thirteen P/Ns for OE front springs and eight P/Ns for OE live axle rear springs. Yikes. If you have these part numbers and can measure...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,214
Posted By redblockpowered
I couldn't believe it either. This is according...

I couldn't believe it either. This is according the boost/vac gauge built into my GFB boost controller, which read identically to the dyno I was recently on (in boost, obviously). Wide lobe...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,214
Posted By redblockpowered
I bounced off the rev limiter the first time I...

I bounced off the rev limiter the first time I did a pull because I didn't expect it to come so fast, when I was shifting around 5k before. Road manners are almost identical. I still pull 18-19...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By redblockpowered
Try the shifter foam insulation too, if yours is...

Try the shifter foam insulation too, if yours is ruined/missing.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 79,317
Posted By redblockpowered
Some navel-gazing about stock rates here:...

Some navel-gazing about stock rates here: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=6064885#post6064885
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 29,211
Posted By redblockpowered
Alright, since I was curious about the stock...

Alright, since I was curious about the stock front spring options on this car and confused about where my new springs come from, I did some research.

On the 1329826 front spring I (still) have yet...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,577
Posted By redblockpowered
You should try telling any serious drag racer...

You should try telling any serious drag racer that.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,577
Posted By redblockpowered
A great source of... dead links and info 15 years...

A great source of... dead links and info 15 years past its sell-by date.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,577
Posted By redblockpowered
It's pretty much completely on you to figure how...

It's pretty much completely on you to figure how much you want to spend, how much power you want to make, what kind of concessions to road manners/streetability there should be, and finally what you...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,577
Posted By redblockpowered
Cam, boost controller, tune should get you around...

Cam, boost controller, tune should get you around 220-230 on the motor if it's in good shape. probably 180-200 whp depending on drivetrain/engine condition.

Edit: my car with a 5 speed dynoed at...
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