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Forum: events 06-06-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
Next time...! cheers James

Next time...!

cheers

James
Forum: events 05-05-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
That is a pay-per-view event...:rofl: cheers...

That is a pay-per-view event...:rofl:

cheers

James
Forum: events 05-04-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
Gah. I'll try to make June a transatlantic event....

Gah. I'll try to make June a transatlantic event. I can give you a live tour of one of those funny little Dutch things with a redblock in the front and an M47 on its side in the back...

cheers
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,036
Posted By foggyjames
We're pretty sure the mounting is different to...

We're pretty sure the mounting is different to the Jeep (and Volvo 300 series) part, though. The pictures should tell all, hopefully.

Yeah, we got Jeeps - but there will be loads of options for "a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,036
Posted By foggyjames
Yes, I found that site yesterday. Looks like a...

Yes, I found that site yesterday. Looks like a parts drawing from VADIS/VIDA. If you try to add to cart, though, it doesn't find it. A bit weird! There are various places claiming to be able to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,036
Posted By foggyjames
That is, currently, what I don't know, sadly. ...

That is, currently, what I don't know, sadly.

The links you posted are pretty much exactly what a 300 series sensor looks like, though, which is interesting - as if that were a standard Renix...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,036
Posted By foggyjames
Thanks all - sorry, I was away for a couple of...

Thanks all - sorry, I was away for a couple of days.

I think I have alternative (but more of a PITA) solutions well in hand - but thanks for your thoughts. The main question was if US models had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,036
Posted By foggyjames
Thanks for getting back to me. Yeah, it'll...

Thanks for getting back to me.

Yeah, it'll just be a regular VR sensor. Yes, it reads the flywheel (LH2.4-style), but being Renix/Bendix almost certainly with a 44-4 (or 44-2-2, depending on how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,036
Posted By foggyjames
240 Renix/Bendix crank sensor

Hi All!

A friend was in touch a few days ago asking if I knew where to get a replacement for a fairly rare crank angle sensor for a 240 with Bendix / Renix ignition. I think it may have been only...
Forum: article composition 03-12-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 515,480
Posted By foggyjames
Component 19 doesn't look quite like that in...

Component 19 doesn't look quite like that in reality. The 'hook' bracket is wider, and is held in place by the same two bolts which hold in plate 33.

cheers

James
Forum: showroom 03-09-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 1,522,044
Posted By foggyjames
He was quoting uberbrick's post, containing...

He was quoting uberbrick's post, containing pictures of the BBS split-rims.

cheers

James
Forum: showroom 01-24-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 1,522,044
Posted By foggyjames
Nice find, then! Back on topic, I'm...

Nice find, then!

Back on topic, I'm currently clearing out my garage ahead of a house move, and dug out some semi-rare gauges the other day. Nothing wildly exciting, but:
Early 760...
Forum: showroom 01-23-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 1,522,044
Posted By foggyjames
That is a rare item. I bet the right buyer (who...

That is a rare item. I bet the right buyer (who might be a little while coming, but still...) would pay good money for those!

cheers

James
Forum: events 01-06-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
Sorry I missed this one guys. Next time? ...

Sorry I missed this one guys. Next time?

cheers

James
Forum: events 12-06-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
Sorry team - will try to make the next one! ...

Sorry team - will try to make the next one!

cheers

James
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 534,184
Posted By foggyjames
That's sweet. So envious! cheers James

That's sweet. So envious!

cheers

James
Forum: showroom 11-13-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 1,522,044
Posted By foggyjames
Would you like a narrow (Grp A homologation...

Would you like a narrow (Grp A homologation -style) grill to go with those quad rounds? I have a few I ought to sell.

cheers

James
Forum: events 11-12-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
Sorry I missed this one guys. Maybe in December? ...

Sorry I missed this one guys. Maybe in December?

cheers

James
Forum: showroom 11-12-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 1,522,044
Posted By foggyjames
I bought one of those recently. Pretty rare! The...

I bought one of those recently. Pretty rare! The later downdraft type is much more common.

cheers

James
Forum: events 09-07-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
It's an image I will take to the grave...:rofl: ...

It's an image I will take to the grave...:rofl:

Sadly away on the 3rd, but will try to jump on future ones.

cheers

James
Forum: events 09-05-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
Link for Kenny - the height of TD04...

Link for Kenny - the height of TD04 development...!
https://www.owendevelopments.co.uk/article/104/New_bolt_on_375bhp_turbo_for_Volvo_850_/

A guy here with a T5 did dyno 365bhp (crank) at 28psi...
Forum: showroom 09-05-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 1,522,044
Posted By foggyjames
I have a 300 series 'grille muff'! Same basic...

I have a 300 series 'grille muff'! Same basic design (and clips), just a different shape.

cheers

James
Forum: events 09-03-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
I just tried it. Works for me. cheers ...

I just tried it. Works for me.

cheers

James
Forum: events 09-01-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
I'm a night owl...fine by me! I will notify...

I'm a night owl...fine by me!

I will notify the other Brit-wankers...

cheers

James
Forum: events 08-20-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
Hey guys. Sorry, ducked out for a while there. ...

Hey guys. Sorry, ducked out for a while there.

We do work calls with the US quite regularly, but obviously that's during the day. I think mid-evening (US) would work fine for me - I'm usually up...
Forum: events 07-02-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
I'm still down for this unless it's going to be...

I'm still down for this unless it's going to be at like 10pm local time for you guys!

cheers

James
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,541
Posted By foggyjames
I think if we're talking about hydraulic pedals,...

I think if we're talking about hydraulic pedals, I might as well modify a RHD pedal (all of which were hydraulic - no cables here). Current plan is to compare how big of a job it would be to modify...
Forum: events 05-17-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 141,874
Posted By foggyjames
I'd be down for getting in on the next one. Time...

I'd be down for getting in on the next one. Time zone should work. I'll see if any of the rest of the UK posse are interested.

cheers

James
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,541
Posted By foggyjames
That's very helpful - thanks. I don't think I...

That's very helpful - thanks. I don't think I have a computer running VADIS anymore.
Yeah...this looks like a dead end. I agree that it looks plastic, and it doesn't have a suitable attachment point...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,541
Posted By foggyjames
740 cable clutch pedal pics

Hi Team,

Does anyone have pictures of a 740 (cable) clutch pedal they could post for me, please? It's just the pedal itself I'm interested in.

cheers

James
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,505
Posted By foggyjames
Found this as soon as I'd posted that...! ...

Found this as soon as I'd posted that...!
https://www.240turbo.com/blackvinyl.html#240clusterplug

I'll email Dave...

cheers

James
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,505
Posted By foggyjames
Bump! I'm bumping this post because it...

Bump!

I'm bumping this post because it contains by far the most relevant image I've yet found for a job I need to do on my 164.

It has a standard early bar-type instrument cluster with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,576
Posted By foggyjames
It's actually the (RHD 16v hydraulic) pedal...

It's actually the (RHD 16v hydraulic) pedal itself that I need to reproduce.

First up, I could do with photos of one. If it looks promising (and I have a hunch it will), I'd be keen to pick one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,576
Posted By foggyjames
Many thanks for the replies, team. I don't...

Many thanks for the replies, team.

I don't suppose any of you have one you could photograph, possibly measure (I'll figure out some specific requirements), and potentially even sell/ship over the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,576
Posted By foggyjames
700-series cable clutch?

Greetings TBricks. Long time no new threads...nearly 5 years apparently! Still around, still playing with RWD Volvos...just doing it a bit more quietly...!

Tell me...did LHD 700s in the land of...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 534,184
Posted By foggyjames
Ok, I'm pretty excited to see this! :D ...

Ok, I'm pretty excited to see this! :D

cheers

James
Forum: website & board 03-22-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 137,718
Posted By foggyjames
Better late than never...! cheers James

Better late than never...!

cheers

James
Forum: showroom 10-07-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,473
Posted By foggyjames
In for the updates. I'm getting a real hankering...

In for the updates. I'm getting a real hankering to do something like this...

cheers

James
Forum: article composition 04-07-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 30,457
Posted By foggyjames
Holy bump, Batman! I'm struggling to get...

Holy bump, Batman!

I'm struggling to get clarity on this subject. My first thought was Toyota coils, but that seems to be easing out of fashion. I'm tempted by the VAG coils, as they seem...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,544
Posted By foggyjames
Interesting thought, John. The car was previously...

Interesting thought, John. The car was previously running a more-or-less RS500-spec T3/T4 hybrid with the larger turbine housing, and that got us to 300 brake at 20psi (on 95 octane). The car felt...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,544
Posted By foggyjames
The car has run at 27-28psi before, and I can...

The car has run at 27-28psi before, and I can entirely relate to what you're saying, so my plan is to keep it to 20 or so, for exactly the reasons you mention. The plan, in a nutshell, is to get it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,544
Posted By foggyjames
Thanks for your thoughts, folks, and apologies...

Thanks for your thoughts, folks, and apologies for getting back to you. Some interesting options there. The GT/GTX series are certainly very interesting, but are likely to cost more than I have to...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,544
Posted By foggyjames
Depends on how short he was of fuel before. My NA...

Depends on how short he was of fuel before. My NA B200 jumped from a peak reading of circa 110bhp to 140bhp once the fuelling was adjusted to 12:1. I don't doubt there's an effect from the E85, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,544
Posted By foggyjames
I'll admit I've more or less ignored E85, as it's...

I'll admit I've more or less ignored E85, as it's not at all common here. How much extra timing can you typically run?

To be fair, my plan is to run circa 20psi with a "medium-large" turbo, and I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,544
Posted By foggyjames
Current thinking on turbo selection

Hi all,

Long time, no see! I'm vaguely making plans to resurrect Ryan's 700R (for the uninitiated: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=60342), which I bought a couple of years ago. It...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 326,855
Posted By foggyjames
Pretty sure it was a conspiracy to stop me having...

Pretty sure it was a conspiracy to stop me having too much fun :rofl:

Great time was had at the wedding, and I think the car looks fantastic. Just need to sort out the knocking from underneath,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,100
Posted By foggyjames
Hey Noz! Good to hear from you. Good info on the...

Hey Noz! Good to hear from you. Good info on the PAS situation. I had something similar with my old V70R.

This is the car that's wearing the carbs you put me onto back in 2004. There's a video up...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,100
Posted By foggyjames
In the middle of rectifying this. Bushes actually...

In the middle of rectifying this. Bushes actually looked pretty good, but on close inspection the rack was slightly lose on its mounts. You wouldn't notice with it in the air with everything...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,100
Posted By foggyjames
Hi gang! Many thanks for your input. I...

Hi gang!

Many thanks for your input. I should add a few further notes...

Ball joints have all been recently inspected and are tight. The car had PAS swapped onto it around 6k miles ago. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,100
Posted By foggyjames
Steering null around centre

Long time no new thread, Turbobricks! It's good to be back. I'm seeking your collective wisdom on a steering / suspension issue, as I know there are some pretty wise types on this subject lurking in...
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