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Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 09:02 PM
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Posted By maxitoman007
That would be the thing. I'm not sure either,...

That would be the thing. I'm not sure either, however I can confirm it was the issue (for me at least).
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By maxitoman007
I seemed to have fixed the issue. I first...

I seemed to have fixed the issue. I first replaced my distributor with a spare I had laying around which I cleaned before install. I also replaced my NGK BR7ES spark plugs gapped to 0.28" to NGK...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,048
Posted By maxitoman007
Thanks for the reply. The overboost switch has...

Thanks for the reply. The overboost switch has been long disabled on this car so I don’t think that’s what’s causing it. Good idea though.

Does the overboost switch pull timing? I’m still just...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,048
Posted By maxitoman007
Backfire under boost [VIDEO] Retarded timing?

So recently my modified 87 740 turbo began doing this under boost. It happens more so at higher loads (which is almost all the time because my volvo is lifted on 33s) however I can rarely even get a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 02:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,287
Posted By maxitoman007
Having a similar issue. Was this ever solved?

Having a similar issue. Was this ever solved?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 02:44 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By maxitoman007
Figured I should update... I ended up buying...

Figured I should update...

I ended up buying the MSD tach adapter as they recommend it for “no start” situations on import vehicles. Wired it up, no start still.

Called MSD (they were very...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,262
Posted By maxitoman007
I'll have to look into that more if I decide to...

I'll have to look into that more if I decide to follow that route.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2021, 02:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,262
Posted By maxitoman007
Definitely could be a good idea. I may end up...

Definitely could be a good idea. I may end up purchasing the official MSD tach adapter just so that I can be certain I have it wired in correctly and give it one last shot. I'd probably get a blaster...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,262
Posted By maxitoman007
Could be.. I did purchase an MSD 6A in an attempt...

Could be.. I did purchase an MSD 6A in an attempt to combat that exact issue. Never could get it to work on LH 2.2 though.

More details here: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=354182
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,262
Posted By maxitoman007
Fair enough. Hopefully the thicker walls at least...

Fair enough. Hopefully the thicker walls at least hold up better than the previous iteration which cracked much worse.



I did some further experimenting with richening up the mixture using the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,262
Posted By maxitoman007
I’ll have to talk to him about that.

I’ll have to talk to him about that.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,262
Posted By maxitoman007
Good to know. Might try to richen it up even more...

Good to know. Might try to richen it up even more to get a bit more fuel under boost



I upgraded to the 13mm rods from a later turbo motor. I’ve also done a CD009 swap with a stage 3 clutch, so...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,262
Posted By maxitoman007
I’ve had a b230ft eBay manifold before and the...

I’ve had a b230ft eBay manifold before and the XSpower weighed significantly more with thicker walled tubing. The first one also ended up cracking in the same area as this one suggesting that it is a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,262
Posted By maxitoman007
Well for whoever stumbles across this later. The...

Well for whoever stumbles across this later. The sound in the video was most likely caused by this which I discovered today...

https://i.imgur.com/1FbtuqGl.jpg

The good news is that it wasn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,262
Posted By maxitoman007
Interesting. Thanks for the reply. I am starting...

Interesting. Thanks for the reply. I am starting to lean towards a bad exhaust gasket somewhere. Based on videos I’ve found of ping it seems to sound different.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,262
Posted By maxitoman007
Is This Ping? [VIDEO]

The Issue:

So I recently did a head gasket job on my lifted 1987 740 turbo wagon. It drove great the day after the repair, however it has gradually developed a click/ping like sound that I can't...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,757
Posted By maxitoman007
Another update: Got the box back from MSD...

Another update:

Got the box back from MSD and they confirmed it worked properly on their test bench. Tried it once again only to find the same result.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,880
Posted By maxitoman007
This is what I have discovered. After trying...

This is what I have discovered. After trying several shimming combinations with the same pedal feel each time. It then clicked that as long as the slave is using its full travel, the grab point will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,880
Posted By maxitoman007
Adjusting hydraulic clutch grab point

How would one adjust the grab point on a hydraulic Volvo 740 clutch? Does this involve shimming the pivot ball?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,257
Posted By maxitoman007
CD009 swap hydraulic clutch adjustment

I am currently performing a CD009 swap into my 87 Volvo 740. I am using yoshifab's stage 3 clutch, pressure plate, and flywheel package. I'm also using their upgraded throwout bearing.

I have yet...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,086
Posted By maxitoman007
Any update?

Any update?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,757
Posted By maxitoman007
Here's an update: I finally got around to...

Here's an update:

I finally got around to contacting MSD with regards to the failed spark test. They started a warranty claim for me and provided an address to send the box to. There seems to have...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,757
Posted By maxitoman007
I did cut the wires. Performed the spark test you...

I did cut the wires. Performed the spark test you outlined as I found it on MSD's website and no spark occurred. red light on the box flashed like it was getting the signal but no spark.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,757
Posted By maxitoman007
Good to know. The price on amazon was similar to...

Good to know. The price on amazon was similar to MSD and the reviews were almost entirely positive so I feel reasonably certain I have a genuine product. That being said, I will check some of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2020, 03:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,757
Posted By maxitoman007
Am I wrong..?

Am I wrong..?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2020, 03:51 PM
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Posted By maxitoman007
Got this one off amazon. Listing and packaging...

Got this one off amazon. Listing and packaging seemed pretty legit. Don't think amazon would sell a knock-off.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,757
Posted By maxitoman007
Update: tested the MSD unit for spark using the...

Update: tested the MSD unit for spark using the procedure specified on their website and found that the unit I received may be faulty. Going to contact MSD as soon as possible to try figure out...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,757
Posted By maxitoman007
Noted, thanks.

Noted, thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,757
Posted By maxitoman007
Try using a blaster ss with the MSD? Or use a...

Try using a blaster ss with the MSD? Or use a blaster ss instead of the stock coil with the stock setup for a little more power?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,757
Posted By maxitoman007
Update: called MSD and they concluded that the...

Update: called MSD and they concluded that the MSD 6a and 6al cannot be used on cars with a Hall effect sensor (ie lh 2.2 cars). They said the only compatible box would be a 6al-2...

Has anybody...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,086
Posted By maxitoman007
Appreciate the offer however I’m just looking to...

Appreciate the offer however I’m just looking to get some axle shaft spares right now. Not a new diff but thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,757
Posted By maxitoman007
MSD 6A + LH 2.2 Help Needed.

Hello. So I’m trying to install my MSD 6A on my LH 2.2 1987 740 turbo. I can get the car started using the 6A but it stutters to start and idles rough. Let me explain.

It is worth noting that I am...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,086
Posted By maxitoman007
Sounds good thanks.

Sounds good thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 03:41 PM
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Views: 2,086
Posted By maxitoman007
It makes sense then that all 7/9s would be...

It makes sense then that all 7/9s would be similar as they came out later than 240s.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,086
Posted By maxitoman007
I was under the impression G80 cars had shorter...

I was under the impression G80 cars had shorter axle shafts. Guess not? so that means any 740/940? I know 240s had several different types over the years but 7/9s only stuck to one?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,086
Posted By maxitoman007
Axle Shafts. Which will fit my 740?

I have an 87 740 turbo with a welded open diff. I'm wondering which donor Volvos will have compatible axle shafts so I can stock up. I have a feeling they are going to be the new weakest link on my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,579
Posted By maxitoman007
Snapped a torque rod and bent the subframe. It...

Snapped a torque rod and bent the subframe. It was so bent it was hitting the rear yoke on the diff. The yoke eventually gave.

Managed to find a matching driveshaft from another 740 turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,579
Posted By maxitoman007
Question 740 Rear Driveshaft Interchangeability

Hello, I recently broke the rear driveshaft in my 1987 740 turbo manual wagon. I’m wondering which vehicles have driveshafts I could use as a replacement. I pulled a rear driveshaft from an N/A...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,029
Posted By maxitoman007
Think I'll keep the 5 hole as a spare because it...

Think I'll keep the 5 hole as a spare because it is used on my car, but I may be able to send you the cork.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,029
Posted By maxitoman007
That’s great to know, thanks.

That’s great to know, thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,029
Posted By maxitoman007
Perfect thanks. Guessing the other odd gasket...

Perfect thanks. Guessing the other odd gasket also isn’t used?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,029
Posted By maxitoman007
What are these gaskets for? 740 head gasket set

Here’s the set: https://www.amazon.com/Gasket-VICTOR-REINZ-Volvo-270689/dp/B075NQQKCW

I know what most components of this set are for. Just need help with the large cork-like gasket, the odd...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,305
Posted By maxitoman007
I installed it with a bunch of other stuff...

I installed it with a bunch of other stuff including a larger turbo, bigger intercooler, exhaust, external wastegate, etc. so it’s hard to tell what gains came from what. I doubt it hurt anything...?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,305
Posted By maxitoman007
I am running the same header. I initially also...

I am running the same header. I initially also ran into interference problems. I ended up solving the issue by cutting the water pump side of the hose shorter and re attaching it so the 90 degree...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 61,512
Posted By maxitoman007
I installed a check valve on the little vacuum...

I installed a check valve on the little vacuum line coming off the PCV T and performed another boost leak test. Obviously the engine held pressure much better this time now that my test pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,759
Posted By maxitoman007
Sounds good. I will not be moving the vehicle...

Sounds good. I will not be moving the vehicle without it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,759
Posted By maxitoman007
Question Moving a 740 with no rear subframe.

My rear subframe has twisted and snapped in my 1987 Volvo 740. I was wondering if it would be okay to remove the subframe, as it is now hitting the driveshaft, and then drive the car a short distance...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 61,512
Posted By maxitoman007
Well here's a big bump of an old thread... So I...

Well here's a big bump of an old thread... So I finally got a compressor and did a boost leak test. The biggest issue I was found is that because the PCV system is T'ed to a vacuum line going to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,783
Posted By maxitoman007
On my list of parts coming in the mail are the...

On my list of parts coming in the mail are the Kaplhenke adjustable Torque rods and Panhard bar. Also going to get a buddy to brace up my new (junkyard) subframe and hopefully we should be good to...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,783
Posted By maxitoman007
That's the plan.

That's the plan.
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