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Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,136
Posted By 740atl
Starting a new thread would not have been out of...

Starting a new thread would not have been out of order. Haven't seen 740TP in a long time.

It's a coil... it's not going to make unicorns emerge from the tailpipe. Use it, don't use it... the...
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 64,064
Posted By 740atl
Bringing the cameras too... hoping to get some...

Bringing the cameras too... hoping to get some long exposure shots with star trails... hopefully it's calm and the star trails will reflect off the water. I should get a gopro mount for the car.
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 64,064
Posted By 740atl
ROFL Totally psyched up for this... was all...

ROFL

Totally psyched up for this... was all set to go the last two times and bailed a couple days before... Just put in for the days off. Got to get a warmer sleeping bag.

Taking a 1/2 on...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By 740atl
Just depends on how good the wastegate flow is on...

Just depends on how good the wastegate flow is on the turbo. In my experience, the generally too small wastegate ports need to be substantially enlarged to prevent boost spiking.

My external gate...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By 740atl
Whatever you do on the exhaust, make sure it has...

Whatever you do on the exhaust, make sure it has the capacity for an external wastegate for your peace of mind when tuning boost. A pre-90 log manifold with the flat bottom is an excellent spot to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By 740atl
Get something a little bigger. Any junkyard with...

Get something a little bigger. Any junkyard with Volvo’s is going to have whiteblock turbos with the higher flowing, high impedance injectors.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By 740atl
Pull the g80 from the 940 and install that in the...

Pull the g80 from the 940 and install that in the 1030.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,137
Posted By 740atl
What’s your ET and MPH?

What’s your ET and MPH?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By 740atl
Spend the money and save your feet and car from...

Spend the money and save your feet and car from flywheel destruction. The stepped flywheel is a time bomb.

Yoshifab offers a nice package....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,823
Posted By 740atl
Until you measure your driveline angles you don’t...

Until you measure your driveline angles you don’t know that you need to purchase that part. What’s the resistance to putting the car in the air?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By 740atl
If it’s a 60-2 flywheel, tooth 15 should be under...

If it’s a 60-2 flywheel, tooth 15 should be under the sensor when the engine is at tdc.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,823
Posted By 740atl
Welcome to the rest of the known world that don’t...

Welcome to the rest of the known world that don’t own hoists and still want to work on their own cars… the 240 has really good jack points.:-P If you’re working on dirt (or sand in my case) just...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,823
Posted By 740atl
Can you get the car into the air to check?

Can you get the car into the air to check?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,823
Posted By 740atl
What are your driveline angles? To measure the...

What are your driveline angles? To measure the rear you’ll really need to take off the rear driveshaft so you have a flat surface.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,823
Posted By 740atl
Do you have adjustable torque rods in the rear? ...

Do you have adjustable torque rods in the rear?

I personally shimmed my center bearing a bit but only after upgrading it to the 740 type bearing. I wouldn’t recommend this with the squishy 240...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-09-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By 740atl
Do you have a wideband o2 sensor?

Do you have a wideband o2 sensor?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,050
Posted By 740atl
Can’t imagine many people on the board used b234f...

Can’t imagine many people on the board used b234f bottom ends with the factory tensioner…. Most of us had to solve the problem of not having a tensioner when we swapped the b234f head onto the b230...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,190
Posted By 740atl
Doesn't IPD still make the vx cam? We're talking...

Doesn't IPD still make the vx cam? We're talking automagic here... K cam with the autotragic is going to be a soul crushing dog. Keep in mind any cam you put in there is going to make the car go...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,556
Posted By 740atl
How are you tuning for the larger injectors? Is...

How are you tuning for the larger injectors? Is this lh2.4? Have you given it enough time to “learn” ? I usually had to drive it a bit for it to adjust… ymmv
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,726
Posted By 740atl
agreed... new fittings are totally the way to go....

agreed... new fittings are totally the way to go. I'm glad I saw this.
Forum: events 07-27-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 64,064
Posted By 740atl
I’m bringing a not-a-Volvo wrx. Can 912...

I’m bringing a not-a-Volvo wrx. Can 912 suspension bits be obtained without second mortgages?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,726
Posted By 740atl
Awesome! I’ve been planning on doing this for...

Awesome! I’ve been planning on doing this for the past million years… was going to try and recycle fittings but honestly just going new seems like the way to go.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,726
Posted By 740atl
What size is the large fitting that connects to...

What size is the large fitting that connects to the evaporator?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,726
Posted By 740atl
Did you use all new hose or try to recycle some...

Did you use all new hose or try to recycle some of the volvo stuff?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,992
Posted By 740atl
I haven't seen it mentioned, but how good is your...

I haven't seen it mentioned, but how good is your ring seal? Have a recent compression test?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,228
Posted By 740atl
You can piece the 940 engine wiring together into...

You can piece the 940 engine wiring together into the 85 240 but it's gonna be a pain.

This'll sound a bit nutty, but if you find your local junkyard and pull the engine wiring harness from...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,239
Posted By 740atl
https://pbase.com/740atl/image/171807880.jpg

https://pbase.com/740atl/image/171807880.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,239
Posted By 740atl
Can you answer the question Hubert? Have you...

Can you answer the question Hubert? Have you done anything more than stock boost in your b21ft?

Can you tell me what goes on in the chamber at 28psi when someone shuts off the fuel? Do you have...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,239
Posted By 740atl
I wasn't aware of how 2.2 and 2.4 did the deed. ...

I wasn't aware of how 2.2 and 2.4 did the deed. I suppose I did at some point but moved on.

My question, and initial worry about cutting off the fuel is the transient time... while the engine is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,214
Posted By 740atl
IMO the sunroof "seal" is really only more of an...

IMO the sunroof "seal" is really only more of an air and wind seal. I'm sure it helps keep some of the water out but if I understand the system correctly, it's designed to leak water and let the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,207
Posted By 740atl
Dunno. I was always under the impression the...

Dunno. I was always under the impression the stock exhaust manifolds were pretty good. No data to compare to. It was a path I never got to try as I went turbo right away. Driving the 16v na with...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,207
Posted By 740atl
Yes, but I made a set for the other side of the...

Yes, but I made a set for the other side of the car too.
If you make your own, the merge collectors that come with kits like that of the summit racing weld-up header kit are lousy. I went with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,239
Posted By 740atl
I know those words but arranged together that...

I know those words but arranged together that particular fashion they have no meaning to me.


His boost control issues isn’t what killed his motor. He could have boost problems because he...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,239
Posted By 740atl
Not exactly... killing the key also kills the...

Not exactly... killing the key also kills the spark which is what you need if you're trying to kill the motor from over revving... Spark cut rev limiting is used aside from fuel only cut to preserve...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,239
Posted By 740atl
Why exactly would you want a mechanical device to...

Why exactly would you want a mechanical device to artificially cut the fuel at 28psi ? Are you trying to melt a piston? If he's running 11.5-12 at full boost his fuel isn't the problem.


he...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,321
Posted By 740atl
Looks good. IMHO the pan isn't very thick for...

Looks good. IMHO the pan isn't very thick for tapping, but rather excellent for welding on a fitting for the oil return....

something like this..
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/aer-fbm2875
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 121,202
Posted By 740atl
Have you messaged the OP? It'd be nice to ask...

Have you messaged the OP? It'd be nice to ask him first seeing as the adapters are based off of his hard work. Maybe he even has a set to sell you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,206
Posted By 740atl
Cap and rotor… if you can get the engine running...

Cap and rotor… if you can get the engine running again, spray the distributor with water… if it dies, you know where the problem is.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,498
Posted By 740atl
It’s a ****load of work to fabricate a header...

It’s a ****load of work to fabricate a header or manifold that is not only functional, but doesn’t require one to make special tools to get bolts on and off. It’s time consuming. The same could be...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,235
Posted By 740atl
The 740 turbo manifold has a great flat spot on...

The 740 turbo manifold has a great flat spot on the bottom for welding an elbow to an external waste gate. There was a Tb member about a decade ago who used one with a holset with good success. ...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-01-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,032
Posted By 740atl
A little more info is in order… what are you...

A little more info is in order… what are you looking to do?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,239
Posted By 740atl
To be fair, the b21 rods didn't break... just...

To be fair, the b21 rods didn't break... just bent in two planes... the engine kept running. The b230 rods just snapped.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,239
Posted By 740atl
I have a picture that will prove you wrong... ...

I have a picture that will prove you wrong... I'd take a picture of it now, but it's a paperweight on my lab bench in the classroom.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,239
Posted By 740atl
The stock rods suck and are better left on stock...

The stock rods suck and are better left on stock cars. Have one thing go wrong and they will bend like silly putty.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,122
Posted By 740atl
I love this car. Just watched the most recent...

I love this car. Just watched the most recent video.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,447
Posted By 740atl
IIRC, the toyota rear axle tubes didn't need to...

IIRC, the toyota rear axle tubes didn't need to be shortened to fit in a 240...the lack of disc brakes would be the deal-killer in my book.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,239
Posted By 740atl
The stock mahle pistons are forgiving but only...

The stock mahle pistons are forgiving but only give you a little leeway to detonation.


https://pbase.com/740atl/image/138138778.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,647
Posted By 740atl
I don't have a part number for the high stall...

I don't have a part number for the high stall aw71 converter... would have to call FTI.


If it were my money and I was going auto I would spring for a 4l80e with a microsquirt to control it or...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,647
Posted By 740atl
Understood…. I’ve had that rant before myself. ...

Understood…. I’ve had that rant before myself.

The only gm auto I like is the 2004r… seems to have the best gear ratios but is expensive to build. The 4l80 is huge.

Manual transmissions have...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,647
Posted By 740atl
I also think if you want to consistently run 12’s...

I also think if you want to consistently run 12’s you’re looking at the wrong transmission. I would think a gm automatic would be better suited to the power required to shuffle the brick down the...
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