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Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By blkaplan
How are they providing documents that will pass...

How are they providing documents that will pass the TUV inspection stuff if its getting cut and welded into place by anyone?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,788
Posted By blkaplan
Why haven't you installed your own yet?

Why haven't you installed your own yet?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtTw6Ws60qQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtTw6Ws60qQ
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By blkaplan
It wont work,

It wont work,
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 172,848
Posted By blkaplan
so nice

so nice
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,788
Posted By blkaplan
John may be a c*nt but he has a lot of experience...

John may be a c*nt but he has a lot of experience with real-world applications and this type of thing is not new. What he is saying is what I would expect the outcome to be from such a devise. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By blkaplan
probably the blend air servo things. those...

probably the blend air servo things. those always get messed up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By blkaplan
shouldn't be a problem.

shouldn't be a problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By blkaplan
I think I will start 3d printing inserts like...

I think I will start 3d printing inserts like this and include them with the hubs I sell.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By blkaplan
I was thinking about stocking those NRG units but...

I was thinking about stocking those NRG units but haven't pulled the trigger yet. For a product like this people are usually after the lowest price option, so I figured there would be few takers for...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,931
Posted By blkaplan
yea. 700 / 900 wagon hatches are pretty well...

yea. 700 / 900 wagon hatches are pretty well documented to be aluminum and a standard item.

240 aluminum stuff is either unobtanium or vapor wear.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,931
Posted By blkaplan
What model and year?

What model and year?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By blkaplan
We normally stock the 9010 momo hub but TMK, they...

We normally stock the 9010 momo hub but TMK, they are nationally back ordered and momo has been shut down due to Covid-19 issues in Italy. We have some on back order with them and when ever things...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240-coilover-p...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240-coilover-packages

We have a variety of options, including setups that utilize stock housings that are modified and fully spindle up new setups with JRZ...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,931
Posted By blkaplan
700 900 cars got various aluminum body panel...

700 900 cars got various aluminum body panel options throughout the years.

Not the 240s. I heard of aluminum flat hoods for 240s but can not confirm they actually exist.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,931
Posted By blkaplan
This sounds like its based on some internet rumor...

This sounds like its based on some internet rumor stuff. Will not believe these existed until someone actually has one in hand.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,788
Posted By blkaplan
Im confused where the clutches are?

Im confused where the clutches are?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By blkaplan
Really depends on what you want. The spring...

Really depends on what you want. The spring rates that come with those are not well matched to a RWD Volvo.

Are you comfortable with cutting and welding because you need to do that to install...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/1995-1998-960-...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/1995-1998-960-s90-v90/products/95-960-coilovers

We sell a stand-alone Koni set that bolts in. You can keep the stock leaf intact.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,150
Posted By blkaplan
With how common and cheap a decent 8v heads still...

With how common and cheap a decent 8v heads still are, I would definitely start with something that hasn't been sitting for so long.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,747
Posted By blkaplan
I saw that alot of the FWD guys were having...

I saw that alot of the FWD guys were having reliability issues with the Do88 radiators.
Not sure if it applies to all they make.


The intercoolers are solid though.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,136
Posted By blkaplan
Any reason to be concerned with the durability of...

Any reason to be concerned with the durability of the aluminum U joints when you are sending the magnified forces through them?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,150
Posted By blkaplan
that is a great color.

that is a great color.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,827
Posted By blkaplan
' I flogged the crap out of my car with a 19T @...

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I flogged the crap out of my car with a 19T @ 24 psi with no problems, my hood was not vented hood.

Alot of it comes down to driving conditions and environmental conditions. These cars...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,635
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, they absolutely can.

Yes, they absolutely can.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,878
Posted By blkaplan
Back in 2004, I helped adapt some 240 ABS...

Back in 2004, I helped adapt some 240 ABS calipers and 164 rotors to fit a 140 spindle.

I don't remember needing an adapter bracket but I do remember having to slightly machine the ears of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,635
Posted By blkaplan
For some reason, those Koni rear shocks do not...

For some reason, those Koni rear shocks do not last in that AWD application and the cost of building the housings for the fronts did not align with the performance of those dampers, We have stopped...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,827
Posted By blkaplan
not necessary. 240 turbo cars came with hood...

not necessary. 240 turbo cars came with hood blankets to keep the heat and noise in.

If you really care about thermal issues from a turbo, Get ceramic coatings for the manifold and turbine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By blkaplan
+1 to all this.

+1 to all this.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,136
Posted By blkaplan
If i had the option of DI, I would run that for...

If i had the option of DI, I would run that for sure. It goes a long way to reducing detonation.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 962
Posted By blkaplan
4130N with weld thread adapters works great.

4130N with weld thread adapters works great.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 312,505
Posted By blkaplan
respect

respect
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By blkaplan
I would just slit the B pillar trim, just like...

I would just slit the B pillar trim, just like the factory did.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,147
Posted By blkaplan
13c + 16v = NOPE

13c + 16v = NOPE
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 30,309
Posted By blkaplan
The v2 offset mounts work much better with stock...

The v2 offset mounts work much better with stock diameter springs and with the luxe option they ride nicer than stock mounts and last a lot longer too. They do not produce any noise.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,748
Posted By blkaplan
Maybe Volvo is sourcing it from Alibaba express...

Maybe Volvo is sourcing it from Alibaba express now?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By blkaplan
:-( Thats horrible, I hope its not...

:-(

Thats horrible, I hope its not actually permanent. They were a great resource.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,233
Posted By blkaplan
i love the embroidered dash pad. So excellent.

i love the embroidered dash pad. So excellent.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,077
Posted By blkaplan
if you can keep it together, that will definitely...

if you can keep it together, that will definitely up the flow!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By blkaplan
For the GT mounts that go between the strut tower...

For the GT mounts that go between the strut tower and the firewall, yes. There is no reason it would not work.

For the Strut mount reinforcement plates. The ones that go on top of the rubber...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 55,455
Posted By blkaplan
That should not be an issue with the V2 units as...

That should not be an issue with the V2 units as we built in #5 Ackermann adjustment as standard.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By blkaplan
What do you consider "big NA rods? " 90...

What do you consider "big NA rods? "

90 b230FT should have 13mm rods.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 55,455
Posted By blkaplan
Modifying the backing plates is a requirement,...

Modifying the backing plates is a requirement, usually, a couple licks with something like a ball peen hammer is enough.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 220,078
Posted By blkaplan
hmmm So if you use something like this, you...

hmmm

So if you use something like this, you just have a flex plate on the engine because all the clutch magic is inside the transmission, right?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 220,078
Posted By blkaplan
What trans are you thinking about?

What trans are you thinking about?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 220,078
Posted By blkaplan
Updates?

Updates?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By blkaplan
That m90 upgrade is a nice touch.

That m90 upgrade is a nice touch.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,552
Posted By blkaplan
Slip yoke is different but the length should be...

Slip yoke is different but the length should be the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,552
Posted By blkaplan
TKO600 is a good option, has good gear ratios...

TKO600 is a good option, has good gear ratios too. Match it with a 4.1 and you are good to go.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By blkaplan
yep

yep
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