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Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By classicswede
1090 is the TTV part number It should not be...

1090 is the TTV part number

It should not be touching. The piston rod in the slave cylinder can vary. You need to either take out some packing or shorten the pushrod
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,537
Posted By classicswede
With the 1090 flywheel yes 6mm is correct

With the 1090 flywheel yes 6mm is correct
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By classicswede
It is a good idea and such a good idea there is...

It is a good idea and such a good idea there is already a pinned thread https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=263959
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By classicswede
No you can not do that, 92mm is about the max

No you can not do that, 92mm is about the max
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,043
Posted By classicswede
I had presumed that the gains were had by...

I had presumed that the gains were had by improved swirl/tumble. I just did what my dad told me and cut the groves pointing towards the spark plug.

Watching the explination is this video...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,043
Posted By classicswede
I had a play with this years ago. Butt dyno...

I had a play with this years ago.
Butt dyno showed no high rpm gain but low end and mid range felt better. We run on LPG so the results are likely not the same as what you would see running on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,974
Posted By classicswede
I prefer SKF pumps and never had a issue with...

I prefer SKF pumps and never had a issue with them. The one Volvo now sells is probably one of teh worst pumps on the market
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By classicswede
does not matter one bit

does not matter one bit
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,926
Posted By classicswede
My dads 131 had covered over 400,000 miles on teh...

My dads 131 had covered over 400,000 miles on teh original untouched engine before he took it off the road for body repair. Whilst the bores were worn it could have managed more miles. Being in mind...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By classicswede
don't clean them. Just add the grease you are...

don't clean them. Just add the grease you are going to use
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By classicswede
It is not just the £500+ you spend on the MS...

It is not just the £500+ you spend on the MS itself but the time involved setting it up that is the put off
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By classicswede
The aftermarket ones just do not work. Out of...

The aftermarket ones just do not work. Out of 20pcs I found 3 that worked to some extent but soon failed after. Genuine Bosch rebuilt is about £350

You can as suggested transfer the 016 workings...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,970
Posted By classicswede
For some reason it looks like Volvo thought they...

For some reason it looks like Volvo thought they would not know how to use a gear lever :lol:

The 6 cyl swap has been done into 140's. The sump does need some hacking to clear the wishbones. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,970
Posted By classicswede
Doing a performance build on a B20 is the easy...

Doing a performance build on a B20 is the easy way to go. 142's are light cars and do not need massive power to be quick

Could always do forced induction
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,970
Posted By classicswede
They never had a manual 960 offered

They never had a manual 960 offered
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By classicswede
Locker would be low on the list. The...

Locker would be low on the list.

The question is if you want torsen or clutch type LSD. The Torsen is great for most but for racing where you can loose all grip on one wheel with either very loose...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,396
Posted By classicswede
Gaz adjustables are going to be the most durable...

Gaz adjustables are going to be the most durable option
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By classicswede
The S60R calipers will fit with the MK18's

The S60R calipers will fit with the MK18's
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,398
Posted By classicswede
Your problem is springs and dampers that do not...

Your problem is springs and dampers that do not match. Just changing the dampers would make a massive improvement.

A 240 on a set of 40mm lowering springs and gaz adjustable dampers (or any other...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,593
Posted By classicswede
The 27mm hollow tube works out very close to the...

The 27mm hollow tube works out very close to the 25mm solid bar so comprable stiffness with less weight.
They have been on my dads donkey 240 for a couple of years and work perfectly fine on it. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,818
Posted By classicswede
yes they are the same bolt pattern for HS6 HIF44...

yes they are the same bolt pattern for HS6 HIF44 CD175's and Mikunis of that pattern
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,920
Posted By classicswede
Yes that is the advantage but you do loose torque...

Yes that is the advantage but you do loose torque and engine braking with a 16v. David Vizard has come up with the polyquad head that increases swirl and tumble to improve torque. Never see it done...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,920
Posted By classicswede
No gasket matching is grinding the ports out so...

No gasket matching is grinding the ports out so they are the same size as the gaskets. All it does is slow the gas speeds. The throat is not where there is any restriction in the head but around the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,920
Posted By classicswede
Yes but she is known to often be a tease where...

Yes but she is known to often be a tease where the fat bird is know to always put out :oogle::oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,920
Posted By classicswede
You are correct. I see a lot of abandoned 16v...

You are correct. I see a lot of abandoned 16v swaps. Had they stuck with 8v that would more than meet the power goals there is a good chance the build could have been completed
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,920
Posted By classicswede
Why would you ruin the flow by gasket matching?

Why would you ruin the flow by gasket matching?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,469
Posted By classicswede
There are two types of pattern on these flywheels...

There are two types of pattern on these flywheels but you can switch by crossing over the wires on the sensor

What you will need to know is if it had the 228mm or 240mm clutch, you need the 240mm...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-26-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,962
Posted By classicswede
195 -65-15 tyres work great With very rough...

195 -65-15 tyres work great
With very rough roads I would go with rally springs myself and even consider 25mm lift gravel springs. If you do want to go lower 25-40 lowering will work but you are...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,763
Posted By classicswede
Is that the ones that say the warranty is void if...

Is that the ones that say the warranty is void if you drive fast?

If you want something good that will not break the bank with spring rates that are correct and if not to your liking easy to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By classicswede
Would not worry in the slightest about those...

Would not worry in the slightest about those minor spots
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,853
Posted By classicswede
I stock the poly bushes for them but as you are...

I stock the poly bushes for them but as you are near the home of Super Pro they should be easy for you to get local
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,036
Posted By classicswede
The limit with the B20A is the manifold rather...

The limit with the B20A is the manifold rather than the carb.

You are on the right track for the mid range. C cam, 44mm inlet valves, 10-1 CR ( or a touch higher) and good free flowing exhaust...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,986
Posted By classicswede
non of the 164's I have had or seen had a alloy...

non of the 164's I have had or seen had a alloy boot lid
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,770
Posted By classicswede
UK market 740 turbo would have an A cam so much...

UK market 740 turbo would have an A cam so much better than the M cam. If US market were fobbed off with the T cam then its not worth bothering with
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,606
Posted By classicswede
Replacing the rear dampers will not lift the...

Replacing the rear dampers will not lift the rear. Is your car a Nivo equiped car or just standard rear dampers?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,935
Posted By classicswede
I would go with a A cam. It gives a bit more pull...

I would go with a A cam. It gives a bit more pull than the M you have without loosing low end just improves mid and upper. The other good thing with the A is that it will be ideal for when you do go...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,797
Posted By classicswede
The mistake we made was using the dog dish...

The mistake we made was using the dog dish flywheel. I am fairly sure had we used the flat flywheel the results would have been a bit better but I do prefer to have the original engine. Having a 60's...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,797
Posted By classicswede
To me the B20 feels faster in them. Fitting a...

To me the B20 feels faster in them. Fitting a B230A years ago into a 145 was a wasted effort and I would never bother again. Turbo swap yes but for NA your money would be better spent building a B20
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,912
Posted By classicswede
I should have read it better! :lol: Same...

I should have read it better! :lol:

Same story you just need the right one for teh age and if AC was originally fitted or not
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,912
Posted By classicswede
This style cooler was used for cars both with and...

This style cooler was used for cars both with and without AC https://www.classicswede.co.uk/240740940_turbo_intercooler_non_AC/p1733344_15939121.aspx

Later 940 with a AC use a wider radiator and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By classicswede
The B230K has the wrong trigger pattern. ...

The B230K has the wrong trigger pattern.

Long term the best flywheel to use is https://www.classicswede.co.uk/B230_DMF_Flywheel_conversion_kit_with_clutch/p1733344_15039049.aspx

The gearbox...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,297
Posted By classicswede
I would go redblock and AW70/71 To keep...

I would go redblock and AW70/71

To keep things simple I would keep it NA, possibly add some CC's rather than boost
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,520
Posted By classicswede
replying to the wrong thread?

replying to the wrong thread?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,520
Posted By classicswede
For 300hp at the crank both gearboxes are capable...

For 300hp at the crank both gearboxes are capable of handling that, just drive with a little respect for the transmission or you will damage gearboxes and axles.

Clutch wise you are likely to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,167
Posted By classicswede
Letting the old rubber fall out, cleaning the...

Letting the old rubber fall out, cleaning the remains out and popping in a poly bush is much less hassle.

You should not really be snapping the bolt removing the old bushes but it is hardly...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,815
Posted By classicswede
I have used that intake on a couple of NA builds...

I have used that intake on a couple of NA builds but with a 70mm throttle body and not had that issue. I prefer that intake of the ITB's as I found the low and mid range not so good on them.

The...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,435
Posted By classicswede
Makes sense, The UK market only started to see...

Makes sense, The UK market only started to see 240's with a Cat from 1990 onwards so only the last few years of production. It is common to fit the older system and just add a lambda boss to save the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By classicswede
you are supposed to reset the tension after...

you are supposed to reset the tension after running in
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,803
Posted By classicswede
You need the adaptors, BMW coilovers and Volvo...

You need the adaptors, BMW coilovers and Volvo camber plates.

Even with shipping these are probable a much better bet...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,435
Posted By classicswede
Over axle is the normal way of doing the system. ...

Over axle is the normal way of doing the system.
Why is it almost all exhaust systems in the US are only half systems like the original link?
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