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Forum: showroom Today, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By GTJordan
:cheers:

:cheers:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 71,901
Posted By GTJordan
Another year, and something has happened! I...

Another year, and something has happened!

I bought a new shell! I Bought TRBO242's old shell (82 242Ti). Originally from California, it made a long trek to Saskatchewan (to Geoff240Ti) then to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By GTJordan
I'd say engine swap is more straight forward and...

I'd say engine swap is more straight forward and I've always preferred doing engine swaps over cylinder head swaps at work.

Pull oil cap and inspect for crud on new engine.

Replace timing...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,420
Posted By GTJordan
I recently asked if he was going to have them in...

I recently asked if he was going to have them in stock again. He said "soon".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By GTJordan
You need to get the dongle like you've linked,...

You need to get the dongle like you've linked, then you need to get the vida program. The dongle my friend ordered came with the latest version of vida (2014D?). Now the problem people including...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,316
Posted By GTJordan
Why not just use the distributor/electronic...

Why not just use the distributor/electronic ignition from say a B23E? Simple, no points/condensor. Not really adjustable like a 123. But should last forever and easy to find.

Jordan
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 468,338
Posted By GTJordan
As a non-welder, what is the dip count? You...

As a non-welder, what is the dip count?

You really are a motivation. I'll never be a fabricator near your level, but, you sure motivate me to dream. One of these days I'll have the energy to get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By GTJordan
Everyone CAN networked Volvo owning person should...

Everyone CAN networked Volvo owning person should own VIDA. It's capabilities are infinitely better than generic code readers.

Well worth the investment.

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By GTJordan
I remembered to check today- there is an alarm...

I remembered to check today- there is an alarm removal software - at least on the 05 s80 I looked at. That is pretty cool.

Jordan
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2021, 12:27 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 50,308
Posted By GTJordan
Damn that sucks. Out of curiosity was it tuned? ...

Damn that sucks. Out of curiosity was it tuned?

Any history of over heating or running low on coolant in the past?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By GTJordan
No the rotation is normal. You need to lift the...

No the rotation is normal. You need to lift the front wheel off the ground. Support the car but let the suspension dangle.

Grab the wheel side to side and now shake quickly. Does it knock back and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By GTJordan
If everything is tight in the suspension (tie...

If everything is tight in the suspension (tie rods and ball joints- use a pry bar and pry down on the control arm between arm and spindle to check for play), then likely axles. I've also had a rumble...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By GTJordan
Yup, throttle codes will cause all sorts of...

Yup, throttle codes will cause all sorts of cruise issues. If you can't trust the throttle, they shut down cruise. BUT, typically you are unable to even activate the cruise when the throttle is bad,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,948
Posted By GTJordan
We have a pretty good Volvo scene. A few good...

We have a pretty good Volvo scene. A few good shops. A machine shop that has quite a bit of experience building race engines (we have a road track and drag strip and another road track being built). ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By GTJordan
So. They're right and wrong. What they're...

So. They're right and wrong. What they're essentially saying is that diagnosis is needed. That is the problem these days. People think you should be able to plug in a computer, read a code and be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By GTJordan
They probably disabled the mass movement sensor. ...

They probably disabled the mass movement sensor. It will solve 99.9% of issues. It is really common, of all the alarm issues I've had over the last 15 years, I've probably only dealt with 2 that...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,948
Posted By GTJordan
Check out the Vancity lolvo thread in showroom....

Check out the Vancity lolvo thread in showroom. That's where all the Vancouver/lower mainland people hang out.

Glad you found someone.

Jordan
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,214
Posted By GTJordan
Now I understand Hubert was mentioning Haltec. ...

Now I understand Hubert was mentioning Haltec. Hadn't read through that thread to know that the OP's desire was a Haltec.

Jordan
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,214
Posted By GTJordan
MaxxEcu is very advanced. Is Scandinavian. Can be...

MaxxEcu is very advanced. Is Scandinavian. Can be run sequential in fuel and ignition.

Are you thinking of MegaSquirt?

https://www.maxxecu.com/ for further reading.

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,234
Posted By GTJordan
You need to get a vida dice unit. If you...

You need to get a vida dice unit.

If you get a vida unit, I'll be willing to do a video chat with you and see what we can come up with.

This can be a multitude of issues, not just one (cem). ...
Forum: showroom 06-23-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,074
Views: 1,573,112
Posted By GTJordan
I made an emergency trip down two weeks ago. ...

I made an emergency trip down two weeks ago.

I spotted a really clean 85+ 244 turning left (north) onto Clark Rd from como Lake road. Looked lowered on Virgos. Clean from a distance.

Sure...
Forum: showroom 05-31-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,074
Views: 1,573,112
Posted By GTJordan
If you can't find a shop there, I know one out...

If you can't find a shop there, I know one out here.

Jordan
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,862
Posted By GTJordan
I'm glad Josh started selling them. I got some...

I'm glad Josh started selling them. I got some through him.

Not going to lie about shipping. I have quicker and equal cost shipping from Sweden than I do the states lately. Im not sure why, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,862
Posted By GTJordan
This. I've seen enough posts like this over the...

This. I've seen enough posts like this over the years that I've been hesitant to order from him. I know that everyone gets their stuff in the end, but the lack of communication and long delivery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,396
Posted By GTJordan
So just for extra info. I pulled this up in...

So just for extra info. I pulled this up in ProDemand today and it said 4.8hrs all in.

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,477
Posted By GTJordan
You can do the test by holding the throttle pedal...

You can do the test by holding the throttle pedal down. I do it all the time. But they're right, the test can still be done with the throttle closed it just takes a couple cranks longer to get the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,065
Posted By GTJordan
I *believe* the CX racing stuff was the old KL...

I *believe* the CX racing stuff was the old KL racing (edit- proturbo stuff? I have one from a group buy sitting on a car in a field, I'll try and get the energy to go look) stuff from 15 years ago. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,065
Posted By GTJordan
I've been told, by a reliable source, that when...

I've been told, by a reliable source, that when you have something built in China and they know the application, you should always have some part of it "wrong". When they inevitably sell it on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,144
Posted By GTJordan
Sorry I didn't see this. I could have told you it...

Sorry I didn't see this. I could have told you it wasn't possible. Not enough Room on a P2. Removing the PS pump and alternator is pretty easy thankfully.

Glad you got 'er did

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,175
Posted By GTJordan
No. You're talking to someone who still gets...

No.

You're talking to someone who still gets these covered under Good will. They can and will get covered if things are done properly.

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,175
Posted By GTJordan
I would stop with the 10K interval at that...

I would stop with the 10K interval at that mileage. Are you running synthetic 5-30?

If the oil consumption continues, remove the spark plugs and keep them in order. See if they get darker as they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,483
Posted By GTJordan
It isn't China. China is pretty much just a...

It isn't China. China is pretty much just a blank cheque company. These changes are coming from Sweden. Blaming everything on China is just spreading some lore. Sweden has WAY more control now than...
Forum: showroom 12-22-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,921
Posted By GTJordan
Pretty cool. I have touched three in person. One...

Pretty cool. I have touched three in person. One at the museum in Sweden, one in Rockleigh NJ, and another at a private Volvo museum in Loosedrecht Netherlands. All are cool.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,626
Posted By GTJordan
Talking/working out a deal with John would save...

Talking/working out a deal with John would save you so much time and money over the long run. I would really consider going that route if I were you. And considering you guys are so close together,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 843,046
Posted By GTJordan
Oh no.

Oh no.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,840
Posted By GTJordan
The old IPD torque rods had a habit of coming...

The old IPD torque rods had a habit of coming loose. Did they ever fix that issue? Probably not. I'd skip their torque rods.

Jordan
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 468,338
Posted By GTJordan
Dang is that an original Volvo Vida/Vadis tough...

Dang is that an original Volvo Vida/Vadis tough book? Or is it just a random tough book?

Nice progress so far!

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,767
Posted By GTJordan
They are different shapes and sizes, but the...

They are different shapes and sizes, but the threads are the same. We have a pile of them at work and just grab them when needed. I'd grab one for you, but I haven't been to work in 4 months.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,524
Posted By GTJordan
Has the ears, so should be 1031. Dunno the...

Has the ears, so should be 1031.

Dunno the springs
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 89,267
Posted By GTJordan
Awesome. This swap is probably the only...

Awesome. This swap is probably the only non-Volvo swap I'll get excited for. Very cool.

Jordan
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 59,200
Posted By GTJordan
Did they pass it?

Did they pass it?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,206
Posted By GTJordan
Yes it is. The high pressure pump runs on the...

Yes it is. The high pressure pump runs on the back of the engine. It is fed low pressure. That is all.

Jordan
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,206
Posted By GTJordan
I would be into a the Spa 4 Cyl swap (VEA/VEP). ...

I would be into a the Spa 4 Cyl swap (VEA/VEP). That would be interesting. Traditional mounting, the engine is TINY, just feed the mechanical high pressure fuel pump and you're good. A nice tune...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,206
Posted By GTJordan
I don't think you'll get it front mounted. ...

I don't think you'll get it front mounted.

There is no front crank pulley to start. Even if you pull the front plug out, it is an empty barren wasteland of nothing.

Do they actually have the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,699
Posted By GTJordan
Get turbo engine. Buy Microsquirt ...

Get turbo engine.

Buy Microsquirt

Done.

It is the easiest swap into an older car. Easier than swapping in all the FI stuff from a later car. Far fewer wiring. Would need a tune though.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 144,669
Posted By GTJordan
Without reading, I thought- God wood door panels...

Without reading, I thought- God wood door panels are going to look like ass. And I was right.

But then I kept going and saw the final product! Those turned out really good! I like them
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,183
Posted By GTJordan
So for sure someone can buy some MK18's and they...

So for sure someone can buy some MK18's and they will fit without spacers on a car with R brakes. 240 specifically?

Jordan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,131
Posted By GTJordan
FCP?

FCP?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,179
Posted By GTJordan
Incorrect. The 99-~03 used an ETM (Electronic...

Incorrect. The 99-~03 used an ETM (Electronic throttle body) which does require software. Xemodex can program the ETM with your VIN. I have successfully swapped ETMs between cars sometimes....
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 71,818
Posted By GTJordan
Looks good! What are the wheels?

Looks good! What are the wheels?
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