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Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,874
Posted By Swedbrick
I could probably figure something out given I'd...

I could probably figure something out given I'd source axle and a strut, I don't own a 240 currently;)

The parking brake mechanism is in a different place entirely, so some intensive redesign...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Swedbrick
This sounds like a similar issue I encountered...

This sounds like a similar issue I encountered with fuel slosh, the pickup loses fuel for a bit and creates an air pocket that stalls your car. Try it with a full tank of fuel, if it goes away, you...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,874
Posted By Swedbrick
I recently found one on my brother's b230 whilst...

I recently found one on my brother's b230 whilst doing the timing belt swap, they can easily be found on square tooth belt b230's. I could possibly also ask around in the Banger network, they usually...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By Swedbrick
It's replacement (the old shell can be seen in...

It's replacement (the old shell can be seen in the back) became this 1986 beige 744, in pristine rustfree condition. It sold for little money due to it being unregistered so with a few extra parts we...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By Swedbrick
The story of a beige 744

Wait!? This car is not beige, and you'd be correct, the start of this thread will briefly explain the history of my brothers project, and the origin of the story. We will pick up on the story of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,530
Posted By Swedbrick
Cool, thank you! Sounds like the 18t will do for...

Cool, thank you! Sounds like the 18t will do for now:)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,530
Posted By Swedbrick
Slightly off topic, but what were the downsides...

Slightly off topic, but what were the downsides of the 18T as I just got one:-P What power level did you end up at?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By Swedbrick
https://www.willtheyfit.com/index.php?width=225&as...

https://www.willtheyfit.com/index.php?width=225&aspect=45&diameter=17&wheelwidth=7.5&offset=20&width2=225&aspect2=40&wheel_size=18&wheel_width=7-5&offset2=20

Looks like it will work to me, I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes you have to remove the rivets, some models...

Yes you have to remove the rivets, some models come with a removable slider those are easily interchanged, this will require new rivets
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,138
Posted By Swedbrick
That would also be an option, although the time...

That would also be an option, although the time required for the tapping and the welding would be a consideration. I do know someone capable of bigger quantities on order, but then a group by in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,874
Posted By Swedbrick
Check if the tensioner is flat against the block,...

Check if the tensioner is flat against the block, this is a common issue;)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 39,515
Posted By Swedbrick
A few weeks ago I sold off my second intercooler...

A few weeks ago I sold off my second intercooler and tubing kit and exchanged it for all of the silicon hoses I'll be needing for the turbo engine, only the cooling silicone left to go....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,138
Posted By Swedbrick
Sorry for not updating here for a while, but here...

Sorry for not updating here for a while, but here to round off this thread:)

The front steel arrived in 12mm thick, along with 10 and 4mm spacers, ready to be painted and bolted on after...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,874
Posted By Swedbrick
Alright, thank you I just looked into them, what...

Alright, thank you I just looked into them, what were your complaints with them on the current head?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,874
Posted By Swedbrick
What's the idea behind the slit at the back of...

What's the idea behind the slit at the back of the chamber? To disperse the flame front better along the cylinder?
Forum: showroom 11-06-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 1,516,241
Posted By Swedbrick
Needs a polish, but this will do:-P ...

Needs a polish, but this will do:-P
https://i.imgur.com/81qi5km.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,100
Views: 938,975
Posted By Swedbrick
Both can be increased with a chipped ezk,...

Both can be increased with a chipped ezk, preferably you put the ezk limit a little lower, for a soft ignition cut before the hard fuel cut:)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 39,515
Posted By Swedbrick
The steel for the rear brakes arrived a few weeks...

The steel for the rear brakes arrived a few weeks ago:)
https://i.imgur.com/OtjfgDil.jpg

I added some welds to the parking brake stoppers
https://i.imgur.com/2r7oL8Vl.jpg

Got all of it fit up...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,168
Posted By Swedbrick
Hmm interesting, I've been running a 763 pressure...

Hmm interesting, I've been running a 763 pressure plate with the stock lines without issues for a couple of years. Maybe I got a fresher line, I assume you have a dutch friendly source for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 39,515
Posted By Swedbrick
Not yet, on b roads it's been well behaved, you...

Not yet, on b roads it's been well behaved, you only really feel it when the back starts to step out like it should. I might get it on a track in November, there's a session at Assen circuit planned
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,805
Posted By Swedbrick
Crazy clean car, great find, congrats!

Crazy clean car, great find, congrats!
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-05-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,319
Views: 1,470,982
Posted By Swedbrick
To update on this as well, since the revival...

To update on this as well, since the revival reminded me, the e-fan does now work! It took a really warm day, but it works at both speeds on the stock sensed thresholds
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 39,515
Posted By Swedbrick
Thanks! I'm pretty happy I found them, they were...

Thanks! I'm pretty happy I found them, they were previously owned by a drifter, but the guys at the garage where I got them balanced were amazed at how straight they were. They're a bit heavy, but...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 39,515
Posted By Swedbrick
So I finally got the front calipers installed,...

So I finally got the front calipers installed, they stop incredibly well, the new booster is also a very welcome upgrade with a more progressive pedal response:)
https://i.imgur.com/hJCtPotl.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By Swedbrick
Alright great, I'll try to get one of those then,...

Alright great, I'll try to get one of those then, I own or of those compressors, so I might deflating it a bit a try as well!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,406
Posted By Swedbrick
Nice work, that old dash reminds me of my mom's...

Nice work, that old dash reminds me of my mom's 1966 red amazon, forgot how cool that rotating speedometer looks!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By Swedbrick
Big brake spare wheel

With my upgrade to xc90 brakes on my 740, the spare obviously won't fit anymore, any suggestions?

I bought the xc90's spare, but it's 155/85r18, much bigger than my 225/45r17's, I also saw the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,138
Posted By Swedbrick
I just got finished testing v4, which will work,...

I just got finished testing v4, which will work, including the parking brake, attaching to the axle by means of the axle retaining plate bolts
https://i.imgur.com/DiBsy4Al.jpg

The xc90 puller was...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,138
Posted By Swedbrick
I just got the front setup installed, and the...

I just got the front setup installed, and the rear setup prototyped in v4 by now:-P ready for installation, the front brakes really well thusfar. I also installed a faster 95+ booster from the later...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 39,515
Posted By Swedbrick
I also got all the calipers together and the cast...

I also got all the calipers together and the cast iron bits stripped down for the xc90 brake conversion.
https://i.imgur.com/ts4NMBql.jpg

The sandblasting cabinet got them perfectly clean ready...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 39,515
Posted By Swedbrick
A week after the holidays I swapped out the...

A week after the holidays I swapped out the aussie locker axle for an open diff 3.54 from a low milage diesel, selling off the other axle to a friendly driftkid:-P
https://i.imgur.com/C6FczfQl.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,168
Posted By Swedbrick
Nice work! Also running the Vredestein ultracs? ...

Nice work! Also running the Vredestein ultracs?

As for the swaybar, you could try getting a stiffer front 25mm ipd, I'm assuming you're at 19mm in the back:)
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 53,237
Posted By Swedbrick
At least for now, the engine has been sitting for...

At least for now, the engine has been sitting for too long, getting it in the car and running should get me exited enough to try again at some point hopefully
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 53,237
Posted By Swedbrick
I just got my old 13c rebuild put together with...

I just got my old 13c rebuild put together with the best parts, and the second one sold. I also got a spare 13c compressor housing, got it turned to an 18T with a fresh core thanks to TurboDutch:) ...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 39,515
Posted By Swedbrick
camber and freshenup

To get prepped for the install of the new brakes the tapped struts to receive the adapter bracket received a rebuild, and the new yellow koni's
https://i.imgur.com/C9UmwR0l.jpg

Starting with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 49,174
Posted By Swedbrick
You could also look for a 13g or 15t with the...

You could also look for a 13g or 15t with the straight housing, swap them and sell of the turbo again. It should bring about the same in price and save you on the exhaust work
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 53,237
Posted By Swedbrick
Some decisions were made, a b230ft 13c in good...

Some decisions were made, a b230ft 13c in good condition got bought, a stock 90+ manifold is in the works and a set of chinabay intercooler tubes have been ordered.

I'll create the best 2 13c's...
Forum: events 07-31-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,031
Posted By Swedbrick
Bump?

Bump?
Forum: events 07-17-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,031
Posted By Swedbrick
Ah yeah I can imagine, from a random calculator...

Ah yeah I can imagine, from a random calculator it figures that 10pm in Alabama is about 5am here, and about 4am in the UK.

So maybe somewhere in between 10pm - 2am Alabama time? If I'm going to...
Forum: events 07-15-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,031
Posted By Swedbrick
Me and my brother would also like to join in,...

Me and my brother would also like to join in, assuming somewhat euro friendly times as well:-P
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 39,515
Posted By Swedbrick
More paint restoration!

I took a while to look back and decided to get rid of the marks left from the sticker bombing (which got clearcoated):-P
https://i.imgur.com/yiIA7xal.jpg

So I kept on going deciding to also blend...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,100
Views: 938,975
Posted By Swedbrick
Carbs are cool, injection is power, at least...

Carbs are cool, injection is power, at least usually. My Italian moped runs pig rich from factory, only works at high speed or in winter, but yeah tuning with a screwdriver is good haha:-P

Also...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 53,237
Posted By Swedbrick
Hey Thanks! I do not currently have access...

Hey Thanks!

I do not currently have access to a cnc, so the plan was cast bends and some lathe work through friends after getting the bits lasercut out of AlMg5, I might try 3d printing in nylon,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,915
Posted By Swedbrick
I actually have a spare second set of a 984 ecu...

I actually have a spare second set of a 984 ecu and a 148 (turbo 940), which I'd be willing to chip to a 967 mapping for you, then you can get rid of the immobilization, feel free to send me a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,547
Posted By Swedbrick
I recently made a couple of those adapters which...

I recently made a couple of those adapters which I ordered together with my 960 adapter, they seemed really similair. I'm planning on using a 3inch cast aluminium 90deg to get it pointed at the front...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 53,237
Posted By Swedbrick
PCV distractions

Inspired by an old post on here, I decided to take apart an old pin distributor for a pcv port access
https://i.imgur.com/pzht51fl.jpg

A little filing and sawing got me to this point, ready for...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 39,515
Posted By Swedbrick
Bringing back the shine

With the sun out but still a few clouds left I decided to kill some time trying to fix my red faded paint, starting with this turtle wax restoration polish by hand
https://i.imgur.com/IJc9IsGl.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 328,279
Posted By Swedbrick
IIRC It's a part of the AC system, for the purple...

IIRC It's a part of the AC system, for the purple high pressure switch, could possibly also be towards the bumper outside temperature sensor, which were green blue in the looms I've thinned down.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,684
Posted By Swedbrick
Awesome I've never seen a wagon with this kit,...

Awesome I've never seen a wagon with this kit, only sedans!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,963
Posted By Swedbrick
Nice project! I also recently found my driveshaft...

Nice project! I also recently found my driveshaft coupler to be from west germany, appears Volvo had some strange part sources haha.

As for the stud, weld on a nut, whack it with a hammer whilst...
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