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    Video of the exhaust here : ...

    Video of the exhaust here :
    https://youtu.be/xpA-w6OTNYQ

    As mentioned in the vid description, I'm currently tuning it on a standalone management. Been a steep learning curve for the last couple...
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    I will try to get the GoPro hooked up at some...

    I will try to get the GoPro hooked up at some point! It definitely sounds better than it did. Turns a few heads now too, not sure if they're expressions of interest or disgust at this point haha. I'm...
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    It took me a while, but finally got round to...

    It took me a while, but finally got round to sorting out the exhaust. I took it to Infinity Exhausts outside of Bristol - would recommend.

    Had to swap the hotside flange to a V-banded straight...
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    cheers guys, it's a decent enough platform for...

    cheers guys, it's a decent enough platform for this really, just a shame it comes with low horsepower from the factory. It's getting there! Have got my hands on a 3" turbo back exhaust for it now so...
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    I forgot, I also cut the airbox open to use the...

    I forgot, I also cut the airbox open to use the 'cold air intake' that passes through the front wing. 10 minutes of brutality with a holesaw, now makes the whooshy turbo noises at a volume I can hear...
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    Minor update: Wideband in. Rusty airbox and...

    Minor update:

    Wideband in.

    Rusty airbox and battery trays cut out and welded. Hopefully that's the last of the major rust on it, might have to revisit the sill at some point though.

    MOT...
  7. Thread: 1997 940 upgrade

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    you'll struggle to get to 250 bhp with the stock...

    you'll struggle to get to 250 bhp with the stock turbo of course.

    There is a lot of contradicting info out there but that's because there's no one way to get to your power goals, although there is...
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    32776 32777 Kept the old strut top mount as...

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    Kept the old strut top mount as apparently originals are better quality than most new stuff. I swapped the bearings over to them, also allowed me to somewhat keep my camber settings....
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    yep! Made the interior a nice place to be! ...

    yep! Made the interior a nice place to be!

    It's finally had the lowering treatment too, dropped 40mm on springs all round. Bilstein B4s in the back, GAZ gold -40mm adjustables in front. In...
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    Quick update, I've been stuck not doing much on...

    Quick update, I've been stuck not doing much on the car since lockdown started (I'm still working a lot)

    I snagged a beaut leather interior from a nearby mate (once the lockdown rules were...
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    cheers! Yeah I'm going to order one from Volvo;...

    cheers! Yeah I'm going to order one from Volvo; apparently all the paper ones leak but the OE ones are better.
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    Quick one: the Elring gasket I used between the...

    Quick one: the Elring gasket I used between the cam cover and the head was pretty rubbish. Used a load of RTV to plug the gaps but I'm pretty unimpressed.
    I know it's a standard thing for these...
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    It's been a while since I said anything; recently...

    It's been a while since I said anything; recently moved house and started a new job.

    Here's a picture of the cam cover I took way too long to paint, photograph and upload. I think it looks...
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    Quick update: since doing the job and writing...

    Quick update: since doing the job and writing about it, I have since found out that I was wrong about the air distribution box for the heater system. The white plastic box is standard on non-AC 940s....
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    Thanks all! Woz is right, stock clutch and...

    Thanks all!
    Woz is right, stock clutch and flywheel are struggling with the power a bit. The plan is to go TTV and 850R clutch in the future, but for now I'll just have to turn the boost down a bit,...
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    Finally finished the heater core on Wednesday....

    Finally finished the heater core on Wednesday. It's nice having heat again! I also replaced my distributor seals in an effort to stop that leaking and dripping onto my downpipe.
    Took way longer than...
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    Apologies for the awful formatting... I'm not too...

    Apologies for the awful formatting... I'm not too savvy with forum posts.

    Got some pics of how the heater core and distribution box looks in these later models. It's held together with a load of...
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    Thanks for the kind replies all! It's been a...

    Thanks for the kind replies all!

    It's been a while since I did anything performance wise, other than turning up the boost a bit further. Now running 1 bar on the 15G with a V cam, pulls hard but...
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    Starting a new job tomorrow so progress will slow...

    Starting a new job tomorrow so progress will slow down, but finances and skills will improve.
    Next up on the list is welding on Tuesday to get it through the MOT, then going to fit lowering springs...
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    940 turbo build thread

    Having owned my brick for a good couple years now, I've learned a lot and fixed a fair few of its issues (on a shoestring budget and it's my daily, so often had to learn and do quickly as well)....
  21. Thread: 940 brakes

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    940 brakes

    hi
    looking to rebuild my brakes this summer before I start upping the power. Would like to upgrade while I'm doing it because it needs doing anyway, so why not?
    Any recommendations of what I can...
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    Still having trouble uploading some pics of the...

    Still having trouble uploading some pics of the Vo. So here's a link to my Flickr! Tastefully named album as standard. https://flic.kr/s/aHsmgiqp8t
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    Thanks Dave - I will give it a go some time when...

    Thanks Dave - I will give it a go some time when it stops snowing on me! And I haven't read any codes, not really sure how to do it to be honest so I will read up on it. Cheers!
    Thanks Woz - should...
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    Update: Spent four hours in

    Update:
    Spent four hours in <0 degree weather on Saturday with Woz taking the brick apart - replaced the front crankcase oil seal, the cambelt and the battery as the old one was dead. Works like a...
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    Thanks for the great post Dave! I will have a...

    Thanks for the great post Dave!
    I will have a look at the places you suggested when I get a chance to do some work on it. I think it's going to be worthwhile to just replace a load of the seals if...
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