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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:34 PM
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Posted By classicswede
I have to say they have to be about the most...

I have to say they have to be about the most useless braces I have seen in a long time, they look to be just something to scrape along the road on lowered cars
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By classicswede
Not sure how 2.2 responds to cam changes as we do...

Not sure how 2.2 responds to cam changes as we do not have it here
I would start with the K on the factory timing gear and see how you like it. If not so keen on it give the VX a bash.

Hold onto...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By classicswede
The do ping with expansion. The other thing you...

The do ping with expansion. The other thing you get is a lot of popping on lift off when you still have the cast manifold
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,449
Posted By classicswede
A broad power band is what you need and low...

A broad power band is what you need and low gearing, you can afford to have a top speed of 100MPH on the rev limit in top gear
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,288
Posted By classicswede
The CNC head they have been working on is aiming...

The CNC head they have been working on is aiming to break the 2000BHP. They are miles above most of us power wise but then we want something that can be driven on the road
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,449
Posted By classicswede
A lot of the problem is the manifold is pretty...

A lot of the problem is the manifold is pretty much stuck at being teh cast one due to space and the intake manifold is restricted to being the original F engine manifold
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,292
Posted By classicswede
Good to see you back with the 360's

Good to see you back with the 360's
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,449
Posted By classicswede
The normal thing to do is slap on a set of DCOE's...

The normal thing to do is slap on a set of DCOE's that you can not do. The throttle plate is the biggest restriction of the factory intake

First step is going to be upping the CR
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,449
Posted By classicswede
The 2.5 is a longer stroke to get the extra cc's....

The 2.5 is a longer stroke to get the extra cc's. What is the maximum CC you are allowed?

Your big issue at the moment is lack of CR and poor flowing intake
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,428
Posted By classicswede
The saving in the caliper weight is lost in the...

The saving in the caliper weight is lost in the extra weight of the disks and brackets however the increase in heat disipation is what it is all about.

400hp with low weight is a lot of poke for a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,449
Posted By classicswede
You need more compression to get the cam working....

You need more compression to get the cam working. I thought you were having a head porting and using the bigger valves?

On the throttle body you can machine it out and use the K jet throttle plate
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,428
Posted By classicswede
In normal road use the poly bushes are not an...

In normal road use the poly bushes are not an issue in the rear axle to replace the original void bushes. As we carry a lot of load and often tow with our 240's the poly is a must as the rubber just...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,898
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: 10,898
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: 665
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: 760
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: 3,525
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: 3,525
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: 9,183
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: 776
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: 4,377
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: 910
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: 1,549
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: 1,549
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: 2,906
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: 2,906
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: 2,906
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: 981
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: 1,789
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: 1,330
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: 7,099
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: 2,128
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: 2,095
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: 14,601
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: 14,601
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: 14,601
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: 14,601
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: 14,601
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: 1,719
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: 3,388
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: 1,996
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: 1,570
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: 2,261
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: 2,377
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: 4,722
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: 3,137
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: 1,893
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: 3,306
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: 3,208
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: 3,208
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
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