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Forum: events Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 59,185
Posted By blkaplan
Quarters and Legs are definitely the way. It's...

Quarters and Legs are definitely the way. It's so easy to overcook chicken breast. Dark meat is very forgiving.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 84,718
Posted By blkaplan
I know you put together the motor a long time ago...

I know you put together the motor a long time ago but are you still running the early style VVIS head with the RN block?

I have been trying to decide what head I should be running on our...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 84,718
Posted By blkaplan
Glad to see its still out and about! Thats a...

Glad to see its still out and about! Thats a pretty cool gearbox. Are you able to get a replacement part or will you have something made?

We have been running our 850 endurance racer a few...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,852
Posted By blkaplan
Nothing yet on that front, sales have been so...

Nothing yet on that front, sales have been so heavy we haven't had time to finish the R&D on them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By blkaplan
use a press, you could try to heat the rings in...

use a press, you could try to heat the rings in an oven. It wont take much force if you press straight.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,102
Posted By blkaplan
How much compression travel do you have in the...

How much compression travel do you have in the rear at that ride height? You will need to check axle clearance to the body and diff clearance to the body as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 54,229
Posted By blkaplan
You would need to open up the holes a little bit,...

You would need to open up the holes a little bit, could use a drill bit or a reamer. .030" is too tight. You want something like .010" to .013" "interference"
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 623,132
Posted By blkaplan
ohhh, got it... yea the concentric twist is just...

ohhh, got it... yea the concentric twist is just for tidyness... the twisted pair will actually help from my knowledge.

Funny, I never thought he was talking about anything but a twisted...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 623,132
Posted By blkaplan
What is the difference between a twisted pair and...

What is the difference between a twisted pair and concentric twisting?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 175,793
Posted By blkaplan
The 305 rotors are super heavy and very mediocre....

The 305 rotors are super heavy and very mediocre. The 302 is much better, the 316x28 ain't bad either.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By blkaplan
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/individual-com...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/individual-components-parts/products/eibach-5-od-springs

I can get these in 15" too.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By blkaplan
If your front pulley has slipped that much, its...

If your front pulley has slipped that much, its time to replace it.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 56,261
Posted By blkaplan
time for shims and a block guard.

time for shims and a block guard.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,184
Posted By blkaplan
from my experience they are also different...

from my experience they are also different durometer. I think passenger side is stiffer to compensate for exhaust heat.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,587
Posted By blkaplan
yep, poly is trash for the back of these cars and...

yep, poly is trash for the back of these cars and ruins everything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By blkaplan
Did you swap the spring seats left to right...

Did you swap the spring seats left to right unintentionally?

They are side specific
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By blkaplan
The manufacturer of many products listed on the...

The manufacturer of many products listed on the kinugawa website is Kamak
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By blkaplan
Why not go to a coilover setup and have tons of...

Why not go to a coilover setup and have tons of options for spring rate and length.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By blkaplan
buy some Wera Hex Plus bits. they work wonders...

buy some Wera Hex Plus bits. they work wonders on not stripping out internal hex bolts.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 468,550
Posted By blkaplan
looks fine to me for now.

looks fine to me for now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By blkaplan
:lol::-(

:lol::-(
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,934
Posted By blkaplan
+1 to this. Without climate control,...

+1 to this.

Without climate control, thorough process controls, and other advanced monitoring methods it will be the most difficult for a manufacturer to nail down a routine block height. c-c...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,031
Posted By blkaplan
Doubt he has nivos, pretty rare in the US to come...

Doubt he has nivos, pretty rare in the US to come across them. They were more of a standard thing in Europe... They might have come on these cars if they were equipped with a tow package.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,219
Posted By blkaplan
I have thought about making them from aluminum...

I have thought about making them from aluminum with a spherical but have never had any issues with them on our race car. Pretty sure it has the originals from 1997 in there.

Do you still have...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 1,289,562
Posted By blkaplan
I like the flip forward latch on that seat. Very...

I like the flip forward latch on that seat. Very clever.
Forum: showroom 08-03-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,465
Posted By blkaplan
Did you verify that the check valves are working?...

Did you verify that the check valves are working?

Isn't there a vacuum reservoir under the dash?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,407
Posted By blkaplan
Good feed back!

Good feed back!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,407
Posted By blkaplan
If you upgrade the front brakes with our medium...

If you upgrade the front brakes with our medium brake kit or our big brake kit you get a lot more clearance to play with.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By blkaplan
Everyone always thinks any bolt that has an angle...

Everyone always thinks any bolt that has an angle spec tightening sequence is Torque to yield. This is incorrect. Factory bolts can be reused but should be inspected per volvos recommendation. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,678
Posted By blkaplan
Would you be willing to sell or trade me your...

Would you be willing to sell or trade me your nivomat springs? I have a non nivomat leaf here thats available.
Forum: showroom 07-29-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,465
Posted By blkaplan
I didnt know ceika offered that. Pretty cool to...

I didnt know ceika offered that. Pretty cool to have a fixed piston caliper with an integrated mechanical parking brake
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,211
Posted By blkaplan
This is a very common problem. From what I...

This is a very common problem.

From what I know, this issue and coolant loss (no coolant level sensor) are the number 1 killers of P1 volvos.

The accessory belts are cheap and easy to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,420
Posted By blkaplan
im glad i didn't just reread this thread from a...

im glad i didn't just reread this thread from a no purpose ghost bump.

Hows the body? Rust situation still in control?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 99,659
Posted By blkaplan
That caster spec is horrible. Do you have your...

That caster spec is horrible. Do you have your ball joints mounted backwards?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By blkaplan
I have heard that the volvo p1 pump can have some...

I have heard that the volvo p1 pump can have some issues when not hooked up to the CAN. I think it will constantly run at 80% duty cycle if it doesn't get feedback from an ECU and then the pumps...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 507,563
Posted By blkaplan
nice, I'm sure whoever got it will enjoy that...

nice, I'm sure whoever got it will enjoy that car a lot.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 43,775
Posted By blkaplan
--Regards Hubert.

--Regards Hubert.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 61,052
Posted By blkaplan
I know so little about this stuff ATM and have so...

I know so little about this stuff ATM and have so much curiosity. This thread sure is interesting.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 507,563
Posted By blkaplan
Did you get your asking price?

Did you get your asking price?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,859
Posted By blkaplan
What flywheel do you have?

What flywheel do you have?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,847
Posted By blkaplan
I bought a Dave Leach laptop, I was gonna do the...

I bought a Dave Leach laptop, I was gonna do the install and all that myself but I have been just so damn busy now a days, spending a few bucks to have a working solution was a good option for me. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,604
Posted By blkaplan
It seems reasonable to hold OBDII cars to a...

It seems reasonable to hold OBDII cars to a higher standard then whats currently there. The OBDII stuff can easily be hacked and tweaked and something that passes a scan test might be a way worse...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 120,574
Posted By blkaplan
FK is out of stock on the bearings. They are...

FK is out of stock on the bearings. They are making more. Their estimate is another 3-4 weeks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,049
Posted By blkaplan
Heat, propane torch should be enough, is a good...

Heat, propane torch should be enough, is a good way to break the loctite bond. I think 300F will get you there unless you used high temp loctite.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,291
Posted By blkaplan
I dont know if thats the right way to look at it....

I dont know if thats the right way to look at it. The standard stuff works well for what it was initially designed for. MHI did a great job developing wheels for stock cars. Most people commenting...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,291
Posted By blkaplan
Thats a compressor wheel not a turbine wheel. ...

Thats a compressor wheel not a turbine wheel. OP is asking about turbine wheels. Asking Garrett to give you info on an import non-Garret product is not going to be very useful.

Only people...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,752
Posted By blkaplan
I took .045 off my 530 head, no problems.

I took .045 off my 530 head, no problems.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,291
Posted By blkaplan
Its pretty hard to say anything without some type...

Its pretty hard to say anything without some type of empirical data about the different wheels.

11 blade wheel should spool faster then a 9 blade wheel and the 9 blade should have less...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,552
Posted By blkaplan
I had a tko600 behind my redblock. I didn't mind...

I had a tko600 behind my redblock. I didn't mind it, a little buzzy but that's what you get with a 3" aluminum single piece behind a redblock. A dampened slip yoke would have fixed that issue.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 120,574
Posted By blkaplan
We stock 2 different Brembo adapter kits, ...

We stock 2 different Brembo adapter kits,

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240-medium-brake-brembo-kit
...
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