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Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,685
Posted By Marvelous3
I think it could be. It would depend how close to...

I think it could be. It would depend how close to the knife edge the tune is IMO.

You’d be thumping 20+ psi at what, greater than 4000rpm? Stuff is moving really fast at that point and going from...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By Marvelous3
Put the tropical one on and send it.

Put the tropical one on and send it.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-12-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By Marvelous3
It will need a coolant temp input. It needs some...

It will need a coolant temp input. It needs some way of knowing how warm or not the engine is and based off this whether to be in warmup enrichment or not.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,685
Posted By Marvelous3
Indeed. Iím not sure how there is confusion here?...

Indeed. Iím not sure how there is confusion here?

The last thing Iíd want to do in this situation is pull fuel out. The solution to most - probably all - overboost/run away boost is to kill the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,814
Posted By Marvelous3
If you’re running 2.2/2.4 you can’t vent any...

If you’re running 2.2/2.4 you can’t vent any metered air out of the engine. Once the air comes in and goes across the amm the ecu has added fuel in ratio to that air. If the air is suddenly blown off...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,087
Posted By Marvelous3
Unlimited budget? Ls3 with a t56 and Ford rear...

Unlimited budget? Ls3 with a t56 and Ford rear end.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,685
Posted By Marvelous3
So what youíre saying is your marginally...

So what youíre saying is your marginally neglected the engine/didnít do some solid moding to start with.

You can do 300 no problem on stock bottom end parts.
Forum: events 06-30-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 39,496
Posted By Marvelous3
The bathing getting clean kind. I know some dudes...

The bathing getting clean kind. I know some dudes roll with a granola crust on them all the time but Iím not one of them.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,814
Posted By Marvelous3
There’s no inherent advantage to the block off...

There’s no inherent advantage to the block off plate. You’d only use it if you wanted to run a bov, which isn’t advisable if you’re still using lh2.2/2.4.
Forum: events 06-29-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 39,496
Posted By Marvelous3
How about showers?

How about showers?
Forum: events 06-28-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 39,496
Posted By Marvelous3
How hot does it get? Thatíd be my main worry....

How hot does it get? Thatíd be my main worry. Doing some camping stuff now in upstate New York and itís in the 90ís. Not very much fun.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,550
Posted By Marvelous3
240 rad suspension

My red wagon is coming home with me tomorrow for an extended vacation with my brother in law. Itís plenty fast but the suspension is stock AF. Iím wanting to change that so Iíd like to see what the...
Forum: events 06-28-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 39,496
Posted By Marvelous3
The red wagon is coming home with me tomorrow so...

The red wagon is coming home with me tomorrow so I’ll have something to drive up there now. What is car camping like up there?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,476
Posted By Marvelous3
I realized as soon as I hit post I was tempting...

I realized as soon as I hit post I was tempting the devil.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,476
Posted By Marvelous3
Going to be driving red wagon home to Atlanta...

Going to be driving red wagon home to Atlanta from New York in a few days. Other than the no ac I don’t expect any problems.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,457
Posted By Marvelous3
Bmw makes 10w60 oil...

Bmw makes 10w60 oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,129
Posted By Marvelous3
From memory, you jumper fuse 4 and 6, bypassing...

From memory, you jumper fuse 4 and 6, bypassing the fuel pump relay, so the pumps turn on with key power on. You can then go back to the trunk, pull the carpet back and see if you can hear the pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,129
Posted By Marvelous3
Good to know. On these no start things I...

Good to know.

On these no start things I used to always start with spraying starter fluid into the intake to eliminate fuel as the issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,070
Posted By Marvelous3
Iím not sure if anyone answered your question but...

Iím not sure if anyone answered your question but yes, the condenser will bolt into the core support. The lines are different though. Youíll need new lines a ways to deal with 134a anyways so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,129
Posted By Marvelous3
Could be? My 91 has/had it in the engine bay.

Could be? My 91 has/had it in the engine bay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,129
Posted By Marvelous3
Check that the bull**** fuse next to the battery...

Check that the bull**** fuse next to the battery isn’t broken. It’s the fuse for the ecu and will cause a no start if it’s broken.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,476
Posted By Marvelous3
Red wagon doesn’t have ac - it could just $$$ -...

Red wagon doesn’t have ac - it could just $$$ - but I drove it all over the place.

I mean, if you’re driving it on the highway that’s probably the least stressful way to drive. Steady state with...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,215
Posted By Marvelous3
Enem V16. Don't be a pussy.

Enem V16. Don't be a pussy.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By Marvelous3
My grey car had 300* front and 200* rear springs...

My grey car had 300* front and 200* rear springs with Koni yellows and that car was stiff AF compared to the stock volvo springs.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By Marvelous3
I wouldn't really consider the ipd springs stiff...

I wouldn't really consider the ipd springs stiff by any measure. It'll lower the car some but will ride similar in stiffness to the OE springs.

speaking of, your OE springs are no where near...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,358
Posted By Marvelous3
I'd ditch that pos ebay intercooler and get...

I'd ditch that pos ebay intercooler and get something that will actually cool that charges air. Something from Treadstone or Garrett.

The group A cars made 350hp on the "old" exhaust manifold. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,079
Posted By Marvelous3
There is a feed on the front of the block.

There is a feed on the front of the block.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,250
Posted By Marvelous3
Complicated is relative. I’m assuming this is...

Complicated is relative. I’m assuming this is off of a fwd Volvo, if so it will need to be reclocked which is not hard. There’s lots of postings on here about how to do it. Otherwise it bolts to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,250
Posted By Marvelous3
16T is a great turbo for that power level. ...

16T is a great turbo for that power level.

Lag will be minimal. Similar to the 13c you have now. It’s still a small turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,915
Posted By Marvelous3
I would start with the basics. Get a can of...

I would start with the basics. Get a can of starter fluid and spray it into a vac line in the intake then try to start the car. Does the car start and run on the starter fluid? If yes, you have a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,985
Posted By Marvelous3
Ah, you're right I forgot about the hall sensor...

Ah, you're right I forgot about the hall sensor bs on the older cars. I guess you could swap dizzy's and flywheels? Sounds like the beginnings of a rabbit hole.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,985
Posted By Marvelous3
So, if you can get an lh2.4 harness from an 89...

So, if you can get an lh2.4 harness from an 89 and newer 240 Kenny - Linuxman51 - makes a plug and play microsquirt for that. Id shoot him a pm and get that sorted out.

You can always build you...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,016
Posted By Marvelous3
A plus t with stock 740/940 parts gets you to 170...

A plus t with stock 740/940 parts gets you to 170 at 5-6psi. With some chips and 10-12 psi you should be at 200. Your aw70 probably won’t be happy about that but whatever.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,060
Posted By Marvelous3
The semi-interesting, though not totally...

The semi-interesting, though not totally unexpected is A) how good the stock Volvo intercooler actually is. And B) how ****ty even those thick ass chinabay intercoolers are. There’s way more...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,060
Posted By Marvelous3
Where’s Kenny? He just did this on his dyno...

Where’s Kenny? He just did this on his dyno yesterday.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,879
Posted By Marvelous3
For what you’d spend putting cbr1000 carbs on and...

For what you’d spend putting cbr1000 carbs on and making them work you could just go ahead and get ms3 or microsquirt running. You’re going to want that on your 300-400hp motor behind that glass...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,716
Posted By Marvelous3
Youíll need to remove the headlight housing. The...

Youíll need to remove the headlight housing. The turn signal snaps in and needs to have the snap in tab pressed down in order to come out.

I mean head lights are three bolts and theyíre out....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,876
Posted By Marvelous3
I have a holset hre351 with the 3.5” adapter for...

I have a holset hre351 with the 3.5” adapter for downpipe if you want to make some power. You’ll need an external gate but that’s no big deal. $300 with the ride as long as you’re in the lower 48.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,467
Posted By Marvelous3
This is the way.

This is the way.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,467
Posted By Marvelous3
Yes, it can be done. My old grey car had a manual...

Yes, it can be done. My old grey car had a manual rocket switch that controlled the pusher fan for the ac. It’s a simple single pole relay, some wiring, and a rocker switch. Probably take you an hour...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,330
Posted By Marvelous3
I have a yoshifab clutch and flywheel setup...

I have a yoshifab clutch and flywheel setup sitting in my closet I’ll make you a deal on since I’m volvoless now. Shoot me a pm if you’re interested.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-29-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,640
Posted By Marvelous3
^^did you do what Kenny suggested?

^^did you do what Kenny suggested?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,393
Posted By Marvelous3
Not necessarily but they can.

Not necessarily but they can.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,506
Posted By Marvelous3
Had a rx7 oil cooler with thermostatic sandwich...

Had a rx7 oil cooler with thermostatic sandwich plate for oil cooler and a doral air to air trans cooler. The fittings are -5an on the trans I think. I had a thread on the bookmarked and it’s...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 90,773
Posted By Marvelous3
This is the best build in a long time.

This is the best build in a long time.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,417
Posted By Marvelous3
If you’re racing for pinks boost that bitch to...

If you’re racing for pinks boost that bitch to the moon. If you win, sell the vw and swap in a ls3. If you lose, you blew the motor anyways so who cares. Don’t be a pussy.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,806
Posted By Marvelous3
I've got a cleaned up 530 head with big valves...

I've got a cleaned up 530 head with big valves and stiff springs with a v16 cam if you decide to keep it 8 valve.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 08-26-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,787
Posted By Marvelous3
Not unless your throttle body is electric.

Not unless your throttle body is electric.
Forum: showroom 08-23-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,711
Posted By Marvelous3
This is the block you cement filled or nah? ...

This is the block you cement filled or nah?

If only you had 8 big valves instead of 16 small valves :-D
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 31,808
Posted By Marvelous3
Winner winner!

Winner winner!
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