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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:18 PM
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Posted By Marvelous3
The boxes they came in were gold plated.

The boxes they came in were gold plated.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 970
Posted By Marvelous3
Oh i mean my silverado 1500 has more power, more...

Oh i mean my silverado 1500 has more power, more torque, gets better gas mileage, and probably handles better than my red wagon.

But, we’re talking about head conversions and new engine...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 970
Posted By Marvelous3
For the cost to do it right, ms and all of that,...

For the cost to do it right, ms and all of that, etc. an LS swap makes more sense/is cheaper/costs about the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,626
Posted By Marvelous3
Red wagon has a treadstone tr8 and has been fine....

Red wagon has a treadstone tr8 and has been fine. It did like 270 to the wheels at 10psi? 12psi? I dont remember.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,678
Posted By Marvelous3
Which is totally fine and definitely enough fun...

Which is totally fine and definitely enough fun without worrying about breaking anything. But it’s a big step from there to 300 wheel.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,678
Posted By Marvelous3
Until you’re ready to jump into stand alone...

Until you’re ready to jump into stand alone getting rid of that instaspool td04 turbo will help. Best to lag that bitch so it’s not pinging at 2200 like a lot of td04 powered cars do.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,678
Posted By Marvelous3
Mild to wild…16t turbo. Le sigh. ...

Mild to wild…16t turbo.

Le sigh.

You’ve described a build for like 230 to the wheels. Maybe.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,010
Posted By Marvelous3
Spark blow out on my red wagon was like: Car...

Spark blow out on my red wagon was like:

Car runs fine
Mash throttle into third gear out of overdrive
Rpm would get to about 3500
Engine would cut out
Let off throttle
Engine would fire back...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2022, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By Marvelous3
Plugs. About a third of the way down the page. ...

Plugs. About a third of the way down the page.

https://www.240turbo.com/volvo240bigbrakes.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By Marvelous3
Change o ring. If it’s old the rubber gets hard...

Change o ring. If it’s old the rubber gets hard and won’t seal.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,672
Posted By Marvelous3
It has a 100amp bosch alternator.

It has a 100amp bosch alternator.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,672
Posted By Marvelous3
What does the penta bracket do with the power...

What does the penta bracket do with the power steering pump and the ac compressor? Assuming it doesnt have provisions for either one because boat.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,672
Posted By Marvelous3
What year(s) did that come factory? Can keep and...

What year(s) did that come factory? Can keep and eye out at pull a part or check at voluparts and see what they have.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,672
Posted By Marvelous3
Mine is the cylinder and bushing. I know it?s...

Mine is the cylinder and bushing. I know it?s **** but was hoping the higher grade bolt would hold.

I think if my choices are bigsert or figuring out spacers to mount it where the ac compressor...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,672
Posted By Marvelous3
240 alternator bracket alternative

So, crux of the issue is i am currently dealing with the bolt for the mounting bracket for the tension on the alternator is broken off flush with the block. This is the third time this has happened...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,864
Posted By Marvelous3
^how does it hit the water pump? Like, the water...

^how does it hit the water pump? Like, the water pump neck just needs to be shortened or angled differently?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,243
Posted By Marvelous3
External wastegates

Needing to pick one up for this fancy pants holset kl racing turbo and manifold thing. Tial and turbosmart gates are expensive af. Are there others that arent $400 and will work fine? Or is this one...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,196
Posted By Marvelous3
I'd have to check, but I'm pretty sure the...

I'd have to check, but I'm pretty sure the E-codes I ordered from skandix like 4 years ago were made in Romania. They were not made in China.

When you get them, pull the mounting studs out of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By Marvelous3
^Did you use the stock length belts?

^Did you use the stock length belts?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By Marvelous3
My 91 has the newer style PS pump with integrated...

My 91 has the newer style PS pump with integrated reservoir so that looks like I'd need to swap in the older style pump? Not the end of the world I guess. It'd more or less just need all of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By Marvelous3
240 alternator relocator driver side

Going to probably move the alternator on the red wagon from the low passenger side over to the drivers side. AC is all in pieces anyways and I don't think I'll ever add it back so was wanting to...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,896
Posted By Marvelous3
My experience is that under completely stock...

My experience is that under completely stock settings those cars would ping from the factory.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,896
Posted By Marvelous3
Run 93 octane and live a happy life. Run e85 and...

Run 93 octane and live a happy life. Run e85 and it’ll never ping until it spins a rod bearing.

Id have to pull my original owners manual out and look but im almost 100% sure volvo recommended 91...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By Marvelous3
That 13c is good for almost nothing. Get a solid...

That 13c is good for almost nothing. Get a solid t3/t4 50 trim and send it.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,033
Posted By Marvelous3
Holset he351 spooliboi

Can you guys that are running this turbo show me how you have the wastegate setup? I’ve had one of these sitting in my closet and I think I’m going to use it with the kl racing 16 valve manifold....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,864
Posted By Marvelous3
I mean I’ve got a holset he351 sitting in the...

I mean I’ve got a holset he351 sitting in the closet…

The spur in a new manifold is driven more from the fact I need new motor mounts and exhaust I’ve got super in the way. So if I had a manifold...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,864
Posted By Marvelous3
Also, my td05 turbo used an evo 8 inlet flange...

Also, my td05 turbo used an evo 8 inlet flange while this manifold used a t3 flange. Thinking it’s easier to have a shop cut off the t3 and weld on the evo flange. Any reason to use some t3 to evo...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,864
Posted By Marvelous3
Maybe. Pm incoming.

Maybe. Pm incoming.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2022, 12:34 PM
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Views: 1,864
Posted By Marvelous3
KL racing 16 valve exhaust manifold

Is anyone on here running this manifold? Looks similar to those eBay ones that had the flange upside down. Needing to create some more room for the turbo so it stops beating up the shock tower.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,015
Posted By Marvelous3
Battery in my red wagon is an agm battery. ...

Battery in my red wagon is an agm battery.

The battery type itself isn’t going to cause any sort of problem. Agm batteries can be run completely dead and come back to full charge. Supposedly....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,876
Posted By Marvelous3
Dunno about brand, but the starters from a 940...

Dunno about brand, but the starters from a 940 are smaller, more powerful, and fit on your 240.

Buy it from FCP, when it breaks it has lifetime warranty, so send it back and get another one. I...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-24-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,747
Posted By Marvelous3
I haven't really screwed with it much lately. I...

I haven't really screwed with it much lately. I added some additional fuel in the idle boxes in the VE table.

I think it's more that the closed loop idle controls go into a death spiral trying...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,148
Posted By Marvelous3
The red wagon has a Treadstone TR8 mounted in the...

The red wagon has a Treadstone TR8 mounted in the chin. It's $300 on treadstone's website and is rated to "500hp", whatever that means. I can't see paying an extra $200 or more for a do88 unit even...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,539
Posted By Marvelous3
What in the world? Off topic, what paint is...

What in the world?

Off topic, what paint is that on your valve cover? Mine needs a repaint.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,148
Posted By Marvelous3
Treadstone intercoooer of your choice to fit...

Treadstone intercoooer of your choice to fit needs. Or a real Garrett intercooler.

http://www.atpturbo.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=tp&Category_Code=INT
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,872
Posted By Marvelous3
Get whatcha need as they say. ...

Get whatcha need as they say.

http://www.go-autoworks-store.com/gat350tr.html

https://www.atpturbo.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=tp&Category_Code=TBN-T3T4E-50
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,872
Posted By Marvelous3
Haha it’s been the truth on here for at least the...

Haha it’s been the truth on here for at least the last 20 years that I’ve been on the board.

Like, if the group a race cars were running t3/t4’s I’m sure they’re good enough for 99.99999999% of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2022, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,872
Posted By Marvelous3
50 trim t3/t4 and send it

50 trim t3/t4 and send it
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2022, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,443
Posted By Marvelous3
I’ve got a holset he351 sitting in the closet....

I’ve got a holset he351 sitting in the closet. Bought it from someone off the board. I never ran it but it’s in great shape. Um $400 or something if you want it? Let me know.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-14-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,747
Posted By Marvelous3
Leans out in park

Why is it this pos will idle smooth af 12.5-13:1 in drive but if I put it in park it tries to lean itself way out and then eventually chokes out? Using closed loop idle control. Where do I look to...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,599
Posted By Marvelous3
50 trim t3/t4 is a pretty solid upgrade. There’s...

50 trim t3/t4 is a pretty solid upgrade. There’s fancy ball bearing turbos you could get for $2000.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,599
Posted By Marvelous3
Enem v16 cam and some bigger valves. Or ruin it...

Enem v16 cam and some bigger valves. Or ruin it with a 16valve head.

16t is nice but is still a small turbo.

An actual intake manifold instead of the cobbled together stock boi

T5/t56...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,365
Posted By Marvelous3
There's a rubber plug that goes in that hole. ...

There's a rubber plug that goes in that hole. It's like a $3 part. It'll eventually leak.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2022, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,515
Posted By Marvelous3
Either are fine. You could switch the barrels if...

Either are fine. You could switch the barrels if you wanted since they’re a true two piece wheel. They’re fire!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,331
Posted By Marvelous3
Third. That filter will be pulling in unmetered...

Third. That filter will be pulling in unmetered air after the air mass meter. Vac leak to the max.

Op, take the filter off and put a cap on it.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,497
Posted By Marvelous3
I remember there being a guy who strapped the...

I remember there being a guy who strapped the supercharger from a Toyota Previa onto his 240. It made like 10psi or something like that and apparently drove fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 33,341
Posted By Marvelous3
A 10% bump to a car that from the factory made...

A 10% bump to a car that from the factory made 114 crank hp - like 90 wheel hp - isn’t really going to be noticeable. Slow car is still slow.

Your 0-60 seems slow at first glance but it looks...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2022, 01:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,331
Posted By Marvelous3
My megasquirt car likes to idle about 12.5:1. ...

My megasquirt car likes to idle about 12.5:1.

LH just driving around is going to bounce around some. If you got on the highway and we’re steady state cruising you might see stoic afr’s. That eBay...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,017
Posted By Marvelous3
So, the red wagon in my sig has a DW300 in the...

So, the red wagon in my sig has a DW300 in the tank with no under the car pump. It's been driven from Atlanta to NYC and back a couple of times. It came from Ohio to Atlanta when I bought it. I'd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,017
Posted By Marvelous3
I put a dw200 pump in the tank of my na 240....

I put a dw200 pump in the tank of my na 240. Threw that whole under the car pump away.
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