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by Chris-m
18 Mar 2016 05:35 pm
Forum: Bodywork, interior, electrical equipment, accessories
Topic: Vehicle Speed Sensors
Replies: 24
Views: 12953

Re: Vehicle Speed Sensors

Sorry thought you were after road testing, id be willing to bench test

id also be willing to pay p+p and a donation for your time

pm me

cheers
Chris
by Chris-m
16 Mar 2016 08:51 pm
Forum: Bodywork, interior, electrical equipment, accessories
Topic: Vehicle Speed Sensors
Replies: 24
Views: 12953

Re: Vehicle Speed Sensors

Id like to buy a kit if possible

how much you looking to sell them for?

My car wont be ready for a few months so I wouldn't be very useful as a tester, but id like to purchase one while they're available

cheers
Chris
by Chris-m
28 Jan 2016 08:31 pm
Forum: Suspension, steering, wheels, brakes
Topic: stud spacing
Replies: 3
Views: 2202

Re: stud spacing

100mm centres measured diagonally
by Chris-m
24 Jan 2016 09:43 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Volvo 340 uprated propshaft
Replies: 11
Views: 9012

Re: Volvo 340 uprated propshaft

Thats handy to know, custom manifold shouldnt be an issue

anyone got any links to a good build thread?
by Chris-m
24 Jan 2016 09:03 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Volvo 340 uprated propshaft
Replies: 11
Views: 9012

Re: Volvo 340 uprated propshaft

I didnt realise they were only a tad heavier, id be quite tempted by the 2.3 turbo, for the sake of reliability i think im gonna sell up all the renault stuff and get hunting some 360 bits, i would just buy a 360 but ive just got my shell 100% rust free, dont fancy doing it again tbh :lol: do the 2....
by Chris-m
24 Jan 2016 10:02 am
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Volvo 340 uprated propshaft
Replies: 11
Views: 9012

Re: Volvo 340 uprated propshaft

Im currently rebuilding my car with pretty much all new bushes, maybe bad engine mounts were the cause before, although they are already poly engine mounts ill be replacing them aswell I read a few old threads saying that some poly mounts are 3mm too short and a washer needs to be used to get correc...
by Chris-m
23 Jan 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Volvo 340 uprated propshaft
Replies: 11
Views: 9012

Re: Volvo 340 uprated propshat

Yea ive read this a few times now, but ive gone through 3 shafts and im stuggling to find them now

what happens when the "ebay rare tax" gets added to oem props and there £500 and only available once in a blue moon
by Chris-m
23 Jan 2016 10:09 am
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: Lack of parts available
Replies: 7
Views: 3887

Re: Lack of parts available

Got a useful one I'm on a mission for now. VSS modules to convert for later fuel injection upgrades. You can find these 2nd hand on 440s or M1/2 VW and they just screw into the back of the 300 speedo. However looking at the 'market' a good proportion of VW clusters have them removed and are being s...
by Chris-m
19 Jan 2016 09:59 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: 1st time Volvo owner :)
Replies: 16
Views: 8330

Re: 1st time Volvo owner :)

You dont have to convince me, my 340's far from standard :D

Really like stuff like the quater light windows that came on the earlier cars, and your right the interior is awesome

whats the overall plan for the car?

340pw
by Chris-m
19 Jan 2016 06:34 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Volvo 340 uprated propshaft
Replies: 11
Views: 9012

Volvo 340 uprated propshaft

Ive spent quite abit of time reading through old posts and build threads regarding the 340 propshaft issue im also aware that alignment of the engine and gearbox helps prolong the life of the standard prop, but these seem to be getting harder to find Has anyone managed to find a custom propshaft com...
by Chris-m
19 Jan 2016 06:18 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: 1st time Volvo owner :)
Replies: 16
Views: 8330

Re: 1st time Volvo owner :)

Twitch6284 wrote:
And no, nothing of mine stays original! Fun skid car is the aim, watch this spacehopper...

im imagining that comment wont go down very well with some of the 300 enthusiasts on here :lol:

Love the colour of this car!
by Chris-m
19 Jan 2016 06:12 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: 360 LSD.
Replies: 255
Views: 104273

Re: 360 LSD.

sorry bud wasnt trying to sound patronising or anything, it was meant in jest :) anyhoo back to diffs, im not familiar with the exact torsen in the volvo but from my understanding (but i could be wrong, please correct me if i am :) ) althouh a torsen dosent physicaly lock, once the touque output rat...
by Chris-m
18 Jan 2016 09:51 pm
Forum: Bodywork, interior, electrical equipment, accessories
Topic: Fuel gauge and Temp gauges not working
Replies: 7
Views: 5174

Re: Fuel gauge and Temp gauges not working

Fixed this problem on a friends DAF lorry this weekend, turned out to be a loose earth, might be worth checking all your earths?
by Chris-m
18 Jan 2016 09:48 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: 360 LSD.
Replies: 255
Views: 104273

Re: 360 LSD.

Having now driven the car with the LSD I find the steering is very heavy when getting into a corner. I'm on manual rack and havn't driven the car in a decade or 2 and used to the very light 940. It feels to me like the diff is locked and resisting the car turning, it this correct or is there someth...
by Chris-m
18 Jan 2016 09:42 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Engine weight
Replies: 14
Views: 8234

Re: Engine weight

benji1985 wrote: So does somebody know how much the B14 engine weighs

Thank you

Ben

not much, i lifted mine out of the bay with the help of a friend, was far quicker than dragging the crane out

although in the interest of health and safety dont lift your engine with out a crane, only an idiot would :roll: