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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:44 PM
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Posted By classicswede
Available in a selection of lengths for the front...

Available in a selection of lengths for the front https://www.classicswede.co.uk/Adjustable_Frontdampers_-Pair_140___164/p1733344_8502454.aspx

and for the rear...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 429
Posted By classicswede
I have a couple of good M46's here. Shipping is...

I have a couple of good M46's here. Shipping is not cheap but still going to cost less than a rebuild

The gearbox is not so hard to put together but the OD is a specialist job
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 956
Posted By classicswede
The flywheel you linked means you would need the...

The flywheel you linked means you would need the older type of turbo clutch. Doing down to a 215mm clutch also means the pressure plate has to work harder and stiffer pedal.
It is more common to go...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 956
Posted By classicswede
Yes you can run Microsquirt as fuel only keeping...

Yes you can run Microsquirt as fuel only keeping the 123

LH2.4 flywheels are not so common to find.

You could go with a trigger wheel on the front pulley as a alternative
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 956
Posted By classicswede
The 123tune is good but with going stand alone or...

The 123tune is good but with going stand alone or LH2.4 you no longer need it. Selling that could help fund the project
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 956
Posted By classicswede
I have had 5 NA engine punch out a rod and 6...

I have had 5 NA engine punch out a rod and 6 turbo's do the same. All but one were engine in standard form, all failed in normal driving with no other issues that would be likely to cause the issue....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 956
Posted By classicswede
Cam shaft you should have the A cam already in...

Cam shaft you should have the A cam already in there so ideal for turbo conversion.

If you 100% must keep K jet then look to the US for a turbo kjet meter and hoses where someone has upgraded to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By classicswede
As for factory cams the A is the best choice for...

As for factory cams the A is the best choice for broadest power band. A better cam does have a lot more to offer. Not sure on the kind of racing you are doing but if you need power all the way from...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,662
Posted By classicswede
In the Uk we never got the GT. In Europe the GT...

In the Uk we never got the GT. In Europe the GT came with the B23 and tubular exhaust manifold (some LHD markets only)
Our GLT's came with B23E and then B230E (cams H then K then V) upto 1990 when...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By classicswede
I have them in stock...

I have them in stock https://www.classicswede.co.uk/B230B200_3_row_underdrive_pulley/p1733344_17750732.aspx
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By classicswede
The brakes in the 69/70 models are really good....

The brakes in the 69/70 models are really good. If doing a full rebuild there is merit in converting to the late brakes
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,852
Posted By classicswede
I have used Dizzy's and the wiring needed for the...

I have used Dizzy's and the wiring needed for the conversion. I also stock the 123Tune dizzy if you want to map the ignition
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By classicswede
When the cam seizes in you can normally get away...

When the cam seizes in you can normally get away with just cleaning up the bearing faces
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By classicswede
I have been selling them for a while and the fit...

I have been selling them for a while and the fit is good with them
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By classicswede
no none of that fits, only the gearbox itself...

no none of that fits, only the gearbox itself will fit
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,614
Posted By classicswede
It is either SU's or DCOE's nothing much else...

It is either SU's or DCOE's nothing much else worth bothering with
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,702
Posted By classicswede
email is the best way to hammer out the details

email is the best way to hammer out the details
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,702
Posted By classicswede
In the rear only GAZ or Protech, the cheap stuff...

In the rear only GAZ or Protech, the cheap stuff is just useless. Bilstein have also been unreliable for me so stay well clear of them these day in the rear of a Volvo
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,702
Posted By classicswede
Hard to tell with photos of what the are getting...

Hard to tell with photos of what the are getting but the idea look similar to what I have been offering for the past few years
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,144
Posted By classicswede
Just start with B20E timing map and modify from...

Just start with B20E timing map and modify from there
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By classicswede
The price does seem on the high side. Good...

The price does seem on the high side. Good rolling road chips are not going to be cheap as developement for the small number of chips is costly.

I stock BTI chips that are well known and proven...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By classicswede
The Melling pump (part number M181) from what I...

The Melling pump (part number M181) from what I can see is just a normal pump.

The 144 is increased flow for late turbo engines
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By classicswede
Never tried the pump from ACM but the normal high...

Never tried the pump from ACM but the normal high volume pump should be fine https://www.classicswede.co.uk/B2123_B230_Turbo_oil_pump_B230FT_B230FK/p1733344_19233367.aspx
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By classicswede
340? What engine will you be using? 360 with...

340? What engine will you be using?

360 with a redblock then there are some gearbox choices. Axle wise you could use a BMW pumpkin with custom prop and custom drive shafts. 5 link the beam. There...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By classicswede
They are not counter weights but the old fuel...

They are not counter weights but the old fuel pump drive. I see no reason why you can not grind them down and the some with the dizzy drive blank.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By classicswede
There are lots of 8v B230's putting out that kind...

There are lots of 8v B230's putting out that kind of power and some with good porting work putting out a lot more
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By classicswede
I keep stainless exhaust valves. 38mm is the most...

I keep stainless exhaust valves. 38mm is the most popular option. Valve springs I keep stiffer single springs and double valve spring kits
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By classicswede
News to me. Todays lesson thanks :)

News to me. Todays lesson thanks :)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2019, 05:27 PM
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Views: 1,174
Posted By classicswede
I beat you by a few seconds

I beat you by a few seconds
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2019, 04:11 PM
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Views: 1,174
Posted By classicswede
The twin carbs were always a cast manifold with...

The twin carbs were always a cast manifold with exhaust. Tripple carb I suspect you are thinking of
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By classicswede
Your best bet is to put the rose joint on the...

Your best bet is to put the rose joint on the body end to keep it simple.
The bar is too small to take a insert big enough on the axle end
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,586
Posted By classicswede
I suppose we are really lucky to have our nice...

I suppose we are really lucky to have our nice flat roads like this

https://i.imgur.com/b9kK1if.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By classicswede
so you want us to work out what this "racing...

so you want us to work out what this "racing modification" is with no clues or photos?

If the rear end is very hard then chances are you need to change the springs to get a more compliant ride
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By classicswede
the cast manifold flows fairly well. Rather...

the cast manifold flows fairly well.

Rather than risking a RHD manifold fitting it would be better to build one to fit, other than the cost of getting the car here it will not cost any more
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By classicswede
The swedish ones are for LHD (think you had a LHD...

The swedish ones are for LHD (think you had a LHD one from me?)

I make RHD manifolds but only in stainless as they are hand build not worth doing in mild steel
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,510
Posted By classicswede
I would always keep preload to a minimum if any...

I would always keep preload to a minimum if any at all.

Runny 400lbs front springs I can still take speed bumps at 40MPH and be fairly smooth and driving quick down rough farm tracks is no problem
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,671
Posted By classicswede
other than the fact you need the fuel to burn...

other than the fact you need the fuel to burn with it and the extra to cool
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,547
Posted By classicswede
I had to do this repair on my 145, I used part of...

I had to do this repair on my 145, I used part of a late 240 scuttle for the repair sections
Forum: website & board 07-25-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By classicswede
A lot of body and mechanical is the same 140 to...

A lot of body and mechanical is the same 140 to 240.

You could go 240 Carb, 240 KJet, 240 Regina, 240 lh2.2, 240 lh2.4 etc but often owners do not know.

Attempting to break up into groups will...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,586
Posted By classicswede
Boats do not weigh much. What do you do with your...

Boats do not weigh much. What do you do with your Volvo if you do not have a tow bar? Also known as a reversing sensor
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,586
Posted By classicswede
60MPH in Germany when towing iirc With such...

60MPH in Germany when towing iirc

With such a light load it must be hard to remember you are towing.

https://i.imgur.com/sX85QwU.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,586
Posted By classicswede
We tow a lot with our 240's. We use 240's as the...

We tow a lot with our 240's. We use 240's as the plating on the 940 is a legal issue not that are not capable to towing just as much.

We use a 3 axle car transport trailer that keep the car you...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,930
Posted By classicswede
With this version...

With this version https://www.classicswede.co.uk/B200___B230_TTV_light_flywheel_for_Sachs_707_clutch/p1733344_19278133.aspx

and using a sachs 707 cover there are no clearance issues with the M46...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By classicswede
How so? Boring a B200 to 96mm will break right...

How so? Boring a B200 to 96mm will break right through the cylinder walls
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By classicswede
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::r...

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:


He will have very low compression if he did that
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,502
Posted By classicswede
The 16v part explains it. The length is about...

The 16v part explains it. The length is about right for 8v, the either sent you the wrong ones or just make them wrong

I can do one off mounts to the length you want
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By classicswede
Nivo's were common on 240's. I have taken a lot...

Nivo's were common on 240's. I have taken a lot off and converted to normal rear suspension

A good set of cargo springs is your best bet for heavy loads
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,797
Posted By classicswede
If limited to used Volvo cams the A cam is the...

If limited to used Volvo cams the A cam is the best bet for a daily.

If aftermarket the T3 grind is a great cam for a daily that still has decent low end but a much better mid/higher end
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,618
Posted By classicswede
For a mild B20 2.25 is about the ideal size. For...

For a mild B20 2.25 is about the ideal size. For a well worked B20 then you will likely want 2.5 inch

Going too bit will loose you low and mid range power
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,899
Posted By classicswede
upgrading from the 35mm valves to 38mm will see...

upgrading from the 35mm valves to 38mm will see you a gain. As already pointed out factory was never 38mm and no need to bother with sodium filled valves
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