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09-28-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By bigern45

those are some cool vids, but i wonder what...

those are some cool vids, but i wonder what internal work they have done, if any. i guess ill call up my buddy terry coon when i get my S done and i dont have to rely on the volvo as a daily, ya...
09-28-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By bigern45

you would have super quick spool, especially if...

you would have super quick spool, especially if you dont change the head gasket out and run on the same compression... im kicking myself now, i had 2 k03 turbos that were in great shape that would be...
09-27-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By bigern45

yeah, id kinda like to get a little info, you...

yeah, id kinda like to get a little info, you would think with a gt35 or gt28 that running it at 8-10 psi would be great for this car. def be a sleeper.. lol.. would have great spool and either of...
09-26-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By bigern45

strength of the 2.9's rods??

hey guys, havent been on here in a while. i have an audi S4 as a project car now, running full stage 3 on it. anyhow, i have a s80 and a 1996 960, and i was wanting another project car when my audi...
Forum: Volvo S80
10-07-2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 26,968
Posted By bigern45

RE: Error code P1238

yeah..its a turbo control code.. maybe getting too much boost or not enough due to a leaking hose somewhere ...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-30-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,022
Posted By bigern45

RE: Purchasing an S80

yeah.. its hit or miss with problem cars.. i guess i have a good one. besides normal maintenance that should have been done,(my timing belt tensioner ate through the timing cover..lol.. along with...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-30-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,043
Posted By bigern45

RE: shudder going round bends

i agree with tech.. ive seen axle joints in volvos cause this problem. and i havent seen any other car make do it. id try that first..or look there first.. i mean..
Forum: Volvo S80
09-30-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By bigern45

RE: service msg "check brake light"

that means one of your brake lights are out. press on the brake pedal with someone behind you looking at which light is out.. its as simple as that.
Forum: Volvo S80
09-29-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By bigern45

RE: Need Window Motor Regulator

i think i got an aftermarket one through car quest and it was an oem in an oem box..lol. i paid 125...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-29-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,955
Posted By bigern45

RE: tech, help, excessive coolant pressure in resivoir

makes sense.. good deal.. glad its resolved for you..
Forum: Volvo S80
09-27-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,955
Posted By bigern45

RE: tech, help, excessive coolant pressure in resivoir

hrm.. i had this very scenario happen to me after i did a timing belt on my volvo. i had to undo the reservoir overfill tube and i laid it on the side. when i put everything back together, the volvo...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-24-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,705
Posted By bigern45

RE: IPD boost control valve issues!!!

no.. i think right after on the long stretch home it seemed less, but i didnt make a big deal about it or even think about it till it was repeated trips and still not getting 18 psi of boost.. i was...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-24-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,152
Posted By bigern45

RE: Help-Clunking noise in right rear...

also sway bar links go bad ..
Forum: Volvo S80
09-24-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,705
Posted By bigern45

RE: IPD boost control valve issues!!!

okay.. tech.. this is what im going to do. i didnt notice this problem at all until i had the converters gutted and straight pipes run so back pressure is gone and boost spools up quicker. so what im...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-24-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By bigern45

RE: look at my boost please tech?

what you should be able to do with the actuators is (1) loosen the nut after you remove the tiny clip. (2) slide the rod off the connection. it should not be adjusted very tightly. this give proof of...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-23-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By bigern45

RE: look at my boost please tech?

cool.. ill run my chipped t6 here in a little while and try to get a good video. its still not right but will do about 16 psi of boost.. should be more like 18.. but i did some exhaust mods that may...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-23-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By bigern45

RE: look at my boost please tech?

wow.. same boost gauge that i have in my car.. lol... i honestly didnt see anything wrong with your boost.. for a stock car that was correct... now the differences i did notice was the fluctuation...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-20-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 81,017
Posted By bigern45

RE: Timing Belt Precautions!!

right on tech...;)
Forum: Volvo S80
09-18-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By bigern45

RE: timing belt question

i added about all that i have..lol...:)
Forum: Volvo S80
09-18-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 81,017
Posted By bigern45

RE: Timing Belt Precautions!!

you can check the water pump just by feeling for play in the bearing.. and the only reason i dont suggest doing the pump automatically is because.. honestly people. volvo t'belts and water pumps are...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-18-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By bigern45

RE: timing belt question

please find out if the tensioner and idler pulley bearings for the timing belt have been replaced too.. they are just as important..
Forum: Volvo S80
09-18-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,540
Posted By bigern45

RE: Timing belt and Timing problems

ehem.. just because these engines will bend valves when spinning at 3000 rpm, dont think for one second you have enough ass in your arms to bend the valves. it wouldnt have slowed down, you would...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-18-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,705
Posted By bigern45

RE: IPD boost control valve issues!!!

okay tech.. this is what ipd told me.. that 4 to 6 psi means that the valve is open, and in turn the valve allows flow, and the wastegates actually will open with 6 psi. so went to check the voltage...
Forum: Volvo S80
09-17-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,705
Posted By bigern45

RE: IPD boost control valve issues!!!

so now it seems as though im not getting proper ground to bcv. IPD rep says that the solenoid should be closed with engine running but when i check it then im getting 10 volts using the ecu ground...
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