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Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 312,272
Posted By dgseel
This thing is going to be awesome!! Subscribed

This thing is going to be awesome!! Subscribed
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,246
Posted By dgseel
Sorry to hear that. Hope you are ok!

Sorry to hear that. Hope you are ok!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,812
Posted By dgseel
I saw your post, and reminded me of myself. It...

I saw your post, and reminded me of myself. It took me about 100 looks to realize one of my silicone connectors had burst on the bottom causing my car all messed up for two weeks! It still made...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,368
Posted By dgseel
I'd suggest a 3" AMM which you can make out of...

I'd suggest a 3" AMM which you can make out of yours or source a 960 one (part # ends in 012) somewhere. Of course, you will need some new intake piping, but some 3" aluminum and a big cone filter...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,246
Posted By dgseel
A boost leak recently caused a "fluttery" feeling...

A boost leak recently caused a "fluttery" feeling in my car. By your description, you too could have a boost leak. In the cool morning, your car can use that extra fuel that is added vs. the warmer...
Forum: article composition 09-23-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,042
Posted By dgseel
The easiest way is to get the AMM with the part...

The easiest way is to get the AMM with the part number ending on 012 off a 960. Or you can just find a 3" tube off a Saab or other Volvo and install the guts of an 016 (stock 740/940) in there. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,599
Posted By dgseel
Found the problem!! It was a popped silicone...

Found the problem!! It was a popped silicone coupler on my intercooler piping. That was my first thought as to what it was, but it was a challenge to find. I had one cheapy that got rock hard and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By dgseel
Did you check fuse #1 (ECM)? I usually check to...

Did you check fuse #1 (ECM)? I usually check to see if each injector is firing with a screwdriver touching the back of the injector and the handle to my ear. You can clearly hear it click when it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,599
Posted By dgseel
No I have a flat flange. I don't want to make a...

No I have a flat flange. I don't want to make a new downpipe. It is a little rusty but custom 3". And I already have a bracket on the existing 15g. Sounds like I can just switch hot sides. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,599
Posted By dgseel
Thanks all for the input. I will be replacing the...

Thanks all for the input. I will be replacing the turbo. I just hope that fixes this problem as I really need this car to work. Anyone know for sure if you can just swap out the conical for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,599
Posted By dgseel
94 940T is blowing black smoke under boost

My car has been blowing crazy amounts of black smoke under boost. It will only hold 15 psi at full throttle even with the wastegate disconnected. It does shoot up to 20, but then falls down to 15. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,202
Posted By dgseel
Thanks. I did check it all out on a lift last...

Thanks. I did check it all out on a lift last week. Seems to be ok. My front shocks are not as good as they used to be, but still passing inspection. I am going to get some lowering springs and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,202
Posted By dgseel
Wow. I never saw spam here before... I think...

Wow. I never saw spam here before... I think Lipstick32 needs to be banned!

I'm still awaiting my endlinks from Kaplhenke. I figure they probably make them to order. The car doesn't handle too...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,202
Posted By dgseel
They probably were Scantech. They were really...

They probably were Scantech. They were really cheap. I have used a bunch of their timing belt tensioners and whatnot with good results, but these things are no good. The "lollypop" part broke in...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,202
Posted By dgseel
Anyone else keep breaking swaybar endlinks?

I just found that I broke another endlink. I was wondering if anyone else is having this issue, and if it might be some underlying problem that keeps causing this. Maybe it is just my driving. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,828
Posted By dgseel
Full 3" is pretty loud. I know everyone thinks...

Full 3" is pretty loud. I know everyone thinks they have the best combo, but I like my 3" dp, cat to IPD 2.5" catback. Not loud compared to my brothers full 3". I'm not sure what muffler he has...
Forum: article composition 02-15-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 84,653
Posted By dgseel
I don't know if the back seats fold down in the...

I don't know if the back seats fold down in the 700/900 sedans, but I just did an 850 headliner by removing it through the trunk! It was cake. It only took about 1/2 hr to remove it from one car,...
Forum: article composition 02-01-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 84,653
Posted By dgseel
Nice job. I like the two tone too. For the...

Nice job. I like the two tone too.

For the sedan, I was told you have to put the all the seats down as far as possible and bend the headliner a little to pull it out the door. I was also told...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,369
Posted By dgseel
My 94 940 gets bad gas mileage too. The best I...

My 94 940 gets bad gas mileage too. The best I ever did was around 24 highway, but now I just drive too fast. I always get just under 20 mpg, like 19.8. The shop I go to specializes in Volvos, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,861
Posted By dgseel
Those 025's are getting hard to come by, and just...

Those 025's are getting hard to come by, and just the core is worth $100 from what I have heard. I would use a 3" body from some other volvo, saab or chevy vs. tearing the good 025 apart. There are...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,626
Posted By dgseel
Thanks! I practiced powder coating on it a few...

Thanks! I practiced powder coating on it a few years ago.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,626
Posted By dgseel
There are lots of ways to do it. Here are some...

There are lots of ways to do it. Here are some ideas.

I cut a very small amount of metal out under the hood latch brackets. I also left the bottom rad mounts in the factory brackets, but leaned...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,353
Posted By dgseel
Scored a 1995 trans with 54,000 for $775 w/ the...

Scored a 1995 trans with 54,000 for $775 w/ the lifetime replacement warranty. Came very nicely packed on a skid from Erie VoVo.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,565
Posted By dgseel
I think it is really going to depend on other...

I think it is really going to depend on other factors than the ole cut and dry, cones suck. If your turbo has a 3 or 4" inlet, you really don't want to use the stock box no matter what da butcher...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,565
Posted By dgseel
Ok, so bad choice of words there. They reduce...

Ok, so bad choice of words there. They reduce turbulence and create consistent veins from what I have read. The newer one just looks like a better, newer design.

Not a bad idea to clean them w/...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,565
Posted By dgseel
With that 90 bend right before the amm, you will...

With that 90 bend right before the amm, you will NEED the screens to straighten the airflow for a more accurate reading. We use similar sensors (flow meters for water) at work without the screens. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,255
Posted By dgseel
Well, that is not a universal statement. Just...

Well, that is not a universal statement. Just b/c it didn't add any power on that little engine. Last month's Corvette Fever dyno tested an intake and exhaust system on the new Corvette. They...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,220
Posted By dgseel
These guys are great, do great work and usually...

These guys are great, do great work and usually charge actual time spent. They may be giving me an extra good deal. I did buy my car there 7 yrs ago, and am friends with them. I used to go drag...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,220
Posted By dgseel
Ha Ha. Hope not. That was Eire not Ernie.......

Ha Ha. Hope not. That was Eire not Ernie.... for the part.

And that is 2.5 hrs at $50/hr. They said luck it wasn't my s70 b/c that is 8-10 hrs.



Yea, my mechanic said he didn't know how...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,255
Posted By dgseel
Well, once you do a bunch of mods and run a bunch...

Well, once you do a bunch of mods and run a bunch of boost, it is worth it. The turbo intake hoses love to suck shut under higher boost levels, resulting in near engine shut off. You will think you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,220
Posted By dgseel
Nevermind. I just got another 1994 turbo trans...

Nevermind. I just got another 1994 turbo trans with "less then 100,000 miles" from Erie Volvo.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,353
Posted By dgseel
Thanks Linuxman51. I was hoping you would see...

Thanks Linuxman51. I was hoping you would see one of my posts. I know you know a lot about these things from reading your Heebspeed writeup about them.

I also have the opportunity to purchase...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,767
Posted By dgseel
I refill at 280 miles if no highway miles, but...

I refill at 280 miles if no highway miles, but now since I'm all highway, it reads 1/2 tank at 280 miles. Still, that second half of the tank disappears quickly, so I need to fill up at 350 miles or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,220
Posted By dgseel
AW71 Interchangeability

Does anyone know for sure what AW71's are usable in a 1994 940? My mechanic says 1990 and after just go right in. Pre-1990 needs something ground off. My question is, what about N/A cars with...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,353
Posted By dgseel
Mechanic told me 2.5 hrs to install. He has done...

Mechanic told me 2.5 hrs to install. He has done 100 of them he says. So that is only $125 to have them install it. Not too bad. He also has a used one there for $100, but it has 150,000 miles,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,353
Posted By dgseel
Yea, the accumulator mod is a must. I bet that...

Yea, the accumulator mod is a must. I bet that "built in" slipping makes a lot of extra heat. I bet that would ruin the warranty on a rebuilt or remanufactured trans though. The main reason why I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,353
Posted By dgseel
Aw71 is toast. What are the best options?

I am looking around for rebuilt and used aw71's. I would love to go 5-speed, but I really want my car back a.s.a.p. I am already half tempted to go buy another car b/c it is so much quicker and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By dgseel
OH yea. She's done. Last night I took it for a...

OH yea. She's done. Last night I took it for a drive, and it didn't even want to go up a little hill from a stop.

I wonder what really killed it. I drove 70 miles straight at 100-90 mph last...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By dgseel
Is my aw71 all done? I've got some slippage...

Today after driving about 130 miles I noticed a lot of slipping on normal take offs in between first and second gear. First seems normal at first, but it delays the shift to second. At that point,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,185
Posted By dgseel
It did come that way from the factory, and...

It did come that way from the factory, and increasing the size of the intercooler is a huge improvement. I wish I could have put mine in front of the ac condenser, but that is a major undertaking. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,420
Posted By dgseel
Mine has absolutely no audible ping. I would...

Mine has absolutely no audible ping. I would just try 93 octane and see if it still does it. I thought it was available in az. At 10 cents a gallon more than 91, that is only like $1.20 a tank...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,527
Posted By dgseel
I vote t3/t4, but it will probably cost you $700...

I vote t3/t4, but it will probably cost you $700 - 800 to get something decent. Just do it once, and do it right. My 15g is great and all, but all the time I spent porting, finding the special...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,103
Posted By dgseel
I never thought of that! That ought to keep it...

I never thought of that! That ought to keep it exciting.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,188
Posted By dgseel
Only 93 in my 94 945.

Only 93 in my 94 945.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By dgseel
Twice my wg line blew off with the 13c. It did...

Twice my wg line blew off with the 13c. It did make 20 psi for a few seconds, but the rapid acceleration and terrible pinging made me realize something was very wrong.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,103
Posted By dgseel
One more question....... What is the general...

One more question....... What is the general consensus about adjusting the cam timing with this cam? I would like to modify a stock cam gear to only one or two other settings rather than purchase...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,103
Posted By dgseel
Sweet. I'm going to order one. It should make my...

Sweet. I'm going to order one. It should make my long highway drives more interesting. Maybe help keep me awake. I need to figure out a mod that does that.

When I ran the 14.4 last year I still...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,103
Posted By dgseel
Alrighty. Thanks. IPD claims it is good...

Alrighty. Thanks.

IPD claims it is good for .3 sec et in a 240 turbo. Would you rate this as accurate? That is a huge gain. It also says 15-25 hp.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,103
Posted By dgseel
IPD Turbo Cam

For some reason I can't get the search to work this morning, so here goes my questions:

1) Is it worth it as far as performance gains? Would I feel the difference?

2) How would this affect...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,047
Posted By dgseel
It is very dangerous. The bit that mixes with...

It is very dangerous. The bit that mixes with your oil from blowby makes an explosive mixture in the crankcase or dry sump reservoir. Also, you need stand alone, b/c normal AFR no longer applies.
...
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