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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By OttoB
David Vidards book How to tune BL-A engines has...

David Vidards book How to tune BL-A engines has good portion of good SU modification tips, hints and flow results.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By OttoB
I measused a couple B30, all pistons were about...

I measused a couple B30, all pistons were about 0,5 mm below the deck at TDC.
Slight variation on that measure, rods were +- O,1 mm in length.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By OttoB
My engine was running quite normal with 70 psi...

My engine was running quite normal with 70 psi fuel pressure. Idle was too fat but surprisingly lambda correct the afr quite well.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 871
Posted By OttoB
When i was innovative (lazy) i used brake light...

When i was innovative (lazy) i used brake light switch to turn on the efan.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,608
Posted By OttoB
This was with stock B230F and A-cam, medium size...

This was with stock B230F and A-cam, medium size china cooler. Crank dyno, steady state measurement.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,608
Posted By OttoB
16T and 20 psi made about 260 hp but it was...

16T and 20 psi made about 260 hp but it was limited by knock and gasoline. We tried RE85 and it really helped a lot. 296 hp
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By OttoB
Well, if your GT28 has same size threads as T3 on...

Well, if your GT28 has same size threads as T3 on earlier models, all tubes would be
a) bolt on
b) designed by an engineer
c) meet strict econmical standards of normal turbobrickster
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By OttoB
Size of the threads on the turbo? What exhaust...

Size of the threads on the turbo? What exhaust manifold you are going to use?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,561
Posted By OttoB
Does odometer give reasonable values? Einstein...

Does odometer give reasonable values? Einstein figured out that that there is correlation between speedo and odo error.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By OttoB
When updating front brakes remember also update...

When updating front brakes remember also update rear brakes. If piston and disk diameters are off-balance, your front wheels are tap-dancing at the verge of locking and rear wheels are barely doing...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By OttoB
Yes looks similar. +/- marks are clearly...

Yes looks similar.

+/- marks are clearly visible on both sides of the solenoid.

Hoses according to this:

https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=63924
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By OttoB
I have used that with Maxxecu. Dole-man says yes....

I have used that with Maxxecu. Dole-man says yes. Pwm frequency was 20Hz. Pay attention to polarity when wiring. It nicely adjusted boost with better than 0,1 bar accuracy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,355
Posted By OttoB
Assemble the hoist where you buy it, then tow it...

Assemble the hoist where you buy it, then tow it home.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,355
Posted By OttoB
I prefer taking engine out with gearbox. Patient...

I prefer taking engine out with gearbox. Patient here seems to be 67-71 so with long stick, (short gear box)

Can't you rent a engine cherry picker?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,523
Posted By OttoB
https://photos.app.goo.gl/JiC6RPd2kkL96FrY6 ...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/JiC6RPd2kkL96FrY6

One video when camera sales rep was visiting.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,523
Posted By OttoB
If I were interested of combustion, I would have...

If I were interested of combustion, I would have piston with a window and take high speed videos. (And that is what I did)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,523
Posted By OttoB
And a crank angle sensor which is capable to 0.2...

And a crank angle sensor which is capable to 0.2 deg accuracy to calculate Heat Release Rate. Cylinder pressure curve and HRR is the hit when doing combustion analysis.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,692
Posted By OttoB
What I have read that you cant shim 3,54...

What I have read that you cant shim 3,54 diffrential with 3,73 gears. It is close but needs something like 3 mm more space.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By OttoB
140 got inner seal at some point. All 240 are...

140 got inner seal at some point. All 240 are equipped with those.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By OttoB
I made front trigger for my B30 ecu project, even...

I made front trigger for my B30 ecu project, even got 12-1 wheel cut and hall-sensor.
Then I saw the light. Now I got 60-2 on flywheel and vr-sensor.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,235
Posted By OttoB
Damn, i just saw that 6 days delivery time.

Damn, i just saw that 6 days delivery time.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,235
Posted By OttoB
It is only money ...

It is only money

http://bakaxel.se/utvaxling-volvo-9480.html
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By OttoB
I bought this: JVC KD-X50BT Mostly because...

I bought this:
JVC KD-X50BT

Mostly because it looks normal and has adjustable colors. Blue tooth and handsfree also. Cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,662
Posted By OttoB
Common trick for 120 and 140 is to modify with...

Common trick for 120 and 140 is to modify with 240 clutch cable. You have to use washers at firewall and little grinding on that fork. This is for allowing clearance for full movement.

240 cable...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,082
Posted By OttoB
I got Lesjöfors lowering springs at front and...

I got Lesjöfors lowering springs at front and rears are wagon load springs, I cut 1,5 coil.

Billy HD in front and rear shocks are Red Konis at stiffed setting. Rear works nicely but front is a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By OttoB
Vielen Glück mit deutscher TÜV.

Vielen Glück mit deutscher TÜV.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By OttoB
http://b230fk.de/volvo/test/turbo-kit-plus-von-vol...

http://b230fk.de/volvo/test/turbo-kit-plus-von-volvo/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By OttoB
Maybe Volvo spareparts catalogue is enough? ...

Maybe Volvo spareparts catalogue is enough?
https://weblisher.textalk.se/gcp/20160203-037/

Go to pages numbered around 1100, there is the brake section.

Dyno chart is a bit difficult to find,...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,536
Posted By OttoB
Yeah, that would be ok. We mapped B230 on static...

Yeah, that would be ok. We mapped B230 on static crank dyno so ping comes easier than on a rolling road inertia dyno.

It is smart move to upgrade intercooler.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,536
Posted By OttoB
16T and B230F is good for 260 hp/370 Nm with...

16T and B230F is good for 260 hp/370 Nm with gasoline. About 1,2 bar boost, but it is close to knock.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,120
Posted By OttoB
Finjector has good pictures of different...

Finjector has good pictures of different connectors.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,354
Posted By OttoB
Yes, D-Jet is a disaster with hoses and clamps. I...

Yes, D-Jet is a disaster with hoses and clamps. I choose new fuel rail and new injectors.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,354
Posted By OttoB
I've been lurking on these: ...

I've been lurking on these:
https://www.finjector.com/eng/polyamide_tubes-212
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,587
Posted By OttoB
My 531 is under construction. Only minor...

My 531 is under construction. Only minor finishing on intake side and 38 exhaust valves. Good for 400 hp says the headmaster. Said also if using around 12 mm valve lift, 44 mm intake valves are fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,499
Posted By OttoB
Like Bosch 0 258 003 308, the wires are over 5 ft...

Like Bosch 0 258 003 308, the wires are over 5 ft and inches. And connectors are direct fit, i guess.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,499
Posted By OttoB
For my '95 945 I just replaced stock lambda...

For my '95 945 I just replaced stock lambda connector with superseal 3-pole unit.

Some 240 lambdas are located at catalysator, and they have long wires.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,043
Posted By OttoB
If you mean D vs R cam, they are totally...

If you mean D vs R cam, they are totally different animals. D is a stock cam. R is for racing, mainly rally and short track.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,247
Posted By OttoB
Thanks, check your PM

Thanks, check your PM
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,247
Posted By OttoB
There is a early 740 hose from dryer to...

There is a early 740 hose from dryer to compressor, and it takes different route. Check rock auto.

Also, if I may, I have problems to find #31 tube. I'm looking for that block 40a style fittings....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,749
Posted By OttoB
COP is maybe the only 16V issue here. (Coil On...

COP is maybe the only 16V issue here. (Coil On Plug)
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,719
Posted By OttoB
Usually if Volvo part number starts with 552 it...

Usually if Volvo part number starts with 552 it is designed and manufactured for Competition Service or R-Sport. Sometimes normal std components find their way in CS or RS catalogues, and they keep...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,375
Posted By OttoB
I had one Stromburger with D-cam like...

I had one Stromburger with D-cam like camshaft.(Timo 717) worked nice with 1 mm shaved head and that thinner head gasket. I sang quite nicely but was clearly limited by carb. Swap to twin SU's...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,719
Posted By OttoB
Was there specific (weaker) springs for aluminium...

Was there specific (weaker) springs for aluminium lids?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,719
Posted By OttoB
*looks for a magnet*

*looks for a magnet*
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,767
Posted By OttoB
Seems to me that the front part of the frame is...

Seems to me that the front part of the frame is twisted.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,678
Posted By OttoB
Huga huga! Yes, long breaker bar might be...

Huga huga!

Yes, long breaker bar might be the name of that tool. With out ratchet it is more handy to open it with small forth and back twisting. And long tool kinda "tells" is it going to snap or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,678
Posted By OttoB
If the stud snaps, I weld a M10 nut over that...

If the stud snaps, I weld a M10 nut over that remaining part. Usually gives enough heat to loosen up that stud.

BTW I using looong arm to open those rascals. The idea is to minimize bending and...
Forum: showroom 07-04-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 1,136,935
Posted By OttoB
Yes, Finnish racing driver Leo Kinnunen won 1976...

Yes, Finnish racing driver Leo Kinnunen won 1976 Finnish championship level rally with Volvo 66.

Abmong the best thing about Leo Kinnunen was that he didn't speak any other languages than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,565
Posted By OttoB
At some point, moisture gets under paint and...

At some point, moisture gets under paint and mirror frame starts to turn ugly. I sand blasted mine, dipped in acid and painted with epoxy.

I was on my own then, hope that this write-up had...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,201
Posted By OttoB
The problem with B20 is that they are seldom in...

The problem with B20 is that they are seldom in good shape. It is easier to find decent B230F which doesn't need renovation. And rebuilding B20 is surprisingly costly.
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