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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
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: 26
Views: 623
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: 38
Views: 1,227
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: 1,092
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: 1,092
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: 751
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: 652
Posted By OttoB
Thanks, check your PM

Thanks, check your PM
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
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: 542
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: 1,593
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: 782
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: 1,593
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: 1,593
Posted By OttoB
*looks for a magnet*

*looks for a magnet*
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,234
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: 1,173
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: 1,173
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: 2,588
Views: 1,006,203
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: 19
Views: 1,266
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: 1,669
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.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By OttoB
Leaking fuel pressure regulator, engine gets fuel...

Leaking fuel pressure regulator, engine gets fuel through vacuum hose. It happened to me.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/2kucvVRf4giYHL3E7
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,822
Posted By OttoB
But if cheapness is a joy there is couple hints...

But if cheapness is a joy there is couple hints of rebuild fuel system. Get two sets B230F injectors with fuel rails and regulator too. Cut and join them by soldering. Means you have made 6 cyl fuel...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,669
Posted By OttoB
Tony has pics. Only in Finnish though ...

Tony has pics. Only in Finnish though

http://www.lintsi.info/wx/volvo/142/b230ft/vaihe2/142_vaihe2.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,822
Posted By OttoB
I've only been in Vancouver.

I've only been in Vancouver.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,822
Posted By OttoB
74 164 is easy, it takes 240 fuel tank like bolt...

74 164 is easy, it takes 240 fuel tank like bolt on, so pressure pump into fuel tank. Then just buy any aftermarket ecu of your liking and budget.

Only part here what needs little more tinkering...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By OttoB
164 seats are bolt on.

164 seats are bolt on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By OttoB
Op has B230ET, I guess. It uses Bosch Motronic...

Op has B230ET, I guess. It uses Bosch Motronic ECU, and it doesn't have AirMassMeter (measuring kg/h), it is AirAmountMeter (measuring m3/h) like K-Jet. It is a flapper and measures position of that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,276
Posted By OttoB
This thread has serious sticy/article potential.

This thread has serious sticy/article potential.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By OttoB
Try Sweden for example this company ...

Try Sweden for example this company
http://www.maskinobil.com/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,822
Posted By OttoB
164E with aftermarket ECU and AW71 would be my...

164E with aftermarket ECU and AW71 would be my dream daily. Or M410.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By OttoB
There might be that 9-pin connector ready in your...

There might be that 9-pin connector ready in your car.

Count the trigger holes of the flywheel. (58)

Use diesel motor mounts
Get efan and relay from 850
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,109
Posted By OttoB
One Swede got 450 hp out from stock B230FB with...

One Swede got 450 hp out from stock B230FB with V-cam. Headers and HX35. The trick was re85.
Maybe it is not the most durable engine but gives a clear indication what can be achieved with stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,109
Posted By OttoB
Stock throttle body offers maybe as much sauce 8V...

Stock throttle body offers maybe as much sauce 8V head will deliver?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By OttoB
Perv6 was turbocharged in few production cars,...

Perv6 was turbocharged in few production cars, Renault 25 and Alpine 310 comes to my mind.

I never understood the idea of V6 in 200 series. It had almost similar performance as B21E and much...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,390
Posted By OttoB
Addco? Whiteline?

Addco? Whiteline?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 926
Posted By OttoB
Angle grinder. Tight spot but doable. Cut between...

Angle grinder. Tight spot but doable. Cut between arm and bracket.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,376
Posted By OttoB
The problem was that short shaft wanted to jam...

The problem was that short shaft wanted to jam and force steering wheel column. Steering kinda jumped over that point.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,376
Posted By OttoB
Like this. ...

Like this.

https://images.app.goo.gl/qn1Yjg1m4QUXQorD9

Learned this during my engineering studies, but really understood that when I was building steering column for PV 544.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By OttoB
I took 0,04" off. More Compression!

I took 0,04" off. More Compression!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,376
Posted By OttoB
You should re-do your steering shaft joints....

You should re-do your steering shaft joints. Yokes are in wrong position.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,586
Posted By OttoB
Use only Volvo mushrooms. Other mushrooms are bad.

Use only Volvo mushrooms. Other mushrooms are bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,331
Posted By OttoB
No, rpm comes from coil. But if crank sensor is...

No, rpm comes from coil. But if crank sensor is dead, no ignition-> no spark.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By OttoB
I got my 240 ac stuff from Diesel with Sanden...

I got my 240 ac stuff from Diesel with Sanden compressor. It was Volvos own dealer installed ac kit. I think rockauto lists sanden if you choose diesel as a engine option.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,282
Posted By OttoB
Electric throttle is one way. Takes care of idle...

Electric throttle is one way. Takes care of idle too.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 956
Posted By OttoB
I have experienced one compressor build-up,...

I have experienced one compressor build-up, Triumph 2500 six with Eaton pump. Compression ratio calculations, headers and very mild cam. Engine sounds lovely when revving.

In real life, it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 956
Posted By OttoB
Where are you located? Modification of ZF gearbox...

Where are you located? Modification of ZF gearbox isn't that easy, but doable and it is done quite many times. I know a guy who does that as a business, and he really knows his stuff.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-03-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,563
Posted By OttoB
I have efan in my plans for my 164. Have bmw fan....

I have efan in my plans for my 164. Have bmw fan.

Looked for connector also

Is this suitable
BMW 69005369?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By OttoB
In David Wizards book "How to modify and tune...

In David Wizards book "How to modify and tune BL-A engines" the modification of SU is well described. With improved air flow piston will behave differently, so tuning of the piston spring might be...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By OttoB
No it isn't. You can easily get reasonable...

No it isn't. You can easily get reasonable driveability with if needles are close enough. And they are mechanically on. Shafts are tight and slides identical. (Drop test)

Small hiccups can be...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By OttoB
If you limit your cam choice on stockish ones,...

If you limit your cam choice on stockish ones, the affect on fuel consumption is marginal.
Most important things for fuel economy are mixure and ignition timing. Compression ratio too.

2xSU vs...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,992
Posted By OttoB
I have stopped to guess how one modification...

I have stopped to guess how one modification affect on engine performance. It seldom have been successfully. The only way is to measure.
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