A wealth of information on changing brake pads and rotors on your XC90 “So I am going to replace the pads/rotors on my XC90, I am pretty excited that they are original and I have 56K on the car. With that success rate I am REALLY leaning towards full OEM this go around, I usually […]
I started looking at my boost gauge when accelerting to see if was loosing boost and I deffinetly seem to be… Let OFF the gas pedal suddenly at 4000-5000 RPM and listen for a “fluttering” noise of sorts – if you hear that, your CBV is definitely dead. IPD sells a good replacement. Loss of […]
This Volvo Forum topic started as a question about identifying a modified ECU by simply looking at it. Then it morphed into straight performance talk. Could I feel the difference between 236hp and 285hp? Indubitably… I also have their 3″ turboback exhaust which adds to the fun. IPD ecu update?
My car has a fully sorted suspension system, and I found that the sway bars were overall the biggest improvement to handling that I made. I actually installed the stock sport bars first (my wagon had NO rear swaybar from the factory), but the IPD kit was still a major improvement over them. I am […]
This information has been gathered in my quest to increase the horsepower of my 1994 Volvo 850, S70, V70 turbo wagon. I am not affiliated, nor do I know any persons working at any of the companies mentioned, so there is no personal bias toward any particular company.
IPD’s upgrade gives you 0.9bar, only TME (IPD’s parent source for the upgraded ECUs) give you 1.0bar. and I’m afraid the licensing agrt between the 2 may bar you from ordering a ECU upgrade direct from TME, Sweden for North American residents…