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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:09 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 97,013
Posted By Swedbrick
Been a while since anyone posted here, but I've...

Been a while since anyone posted here, but I've ran the first design for 500km's now and all is good it appears. It made oil presure quickly after the filter primed, I'm also running the bigger ipd...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 721
Posted By Swedbrick
I've briefly considered taking the straight bit...

I've briefly considered taking the straight bit of rear driveshaft on my 7-series and replacing it with a 100kw electric unit, thrunk has plenty of space for batteries if you put in a square box. The...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 402,291
Posted By Swedbrick
Congrats on getting TuV! Your interior looks...

Congrats on getting TuV! Your interior looks great btw:)
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-24-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,475
Posted By Swedbrick
For my thesis project, where I modelled a b230...

For my thesis project, where I modelled a b230 engine and did some measurements to compare, this piggyback datalogger was used for real world measurements. It ran a arduino uno with a sd card shield,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 68,007
Posted By Swedbrick
Engine ready for first 500km

Since I had my old pre-painted water pump left, which was different in pulley size from the volvo 360 unit I had previously, I mounted it to make sure the pump was good again. I chose aluminium...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-22-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,475
Posted By Swedbrick
I've used EasyEDA before, the installable version...

I've used EasyEDA before, the installable version works well, however tends to force you to use their parts warehouse, which can lead to some interesting parts number variations. Especially...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-22-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,475
Posted By Swedbrick
To chip in on the DIY PCB making, I've made...

To chip in on the DIY PCB making, I've made several and prints through jlcpcb. SMD soldering is doable at home, just make sure you get thin solder, tweezers and a smaller soldering iron tip. I got a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,937
Posted By Swedbrick
My condolences Mike, that's an awful thing to go...

My condolences Mike, that's an awful thing to go through.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 68,007
Posted By Swedbrick
First drive

Since the previous video of the car running was still on the N/A injectors and map, I got a fresh 148 EZK ready with buchka spark and remapped my 984 Motronic ecu to the stage 1 turbo mapping me and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 47,631
Posted By Swedbrick
That's rad, I've had to learn 8051 assembly for...

That's rad, I've had to learn 8051 assembly for my engineering courses, but never implemented something with it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes indeed, it has a simple VR setup with a...

Yes indeed, it has a simple VR setup with a divider, nothing fancy, just very tiny:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By Swedbrick
I've had this issue as well and made this little...

I've had this issue as well and made this little board for it, it converts the 48t to the 12t signal and has a port for the lh2.4 tacho input from the 48t still as it requires it for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2021, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By Swedbrick
The vx has lower lift and less duration than a...

The vx has lower lift and less duration than a k-cam so it will make less power. The vx is smoother if you are going for a daily, as the k will have a heavier idle (think big V8) and will come alive...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 47,631
Posted By Swedbrick
Cool, I've made a controller for 4 of those at...

Cool, I've made a controller for 4 of those at some point, just with an Arduino and some Chinese sensors and sensor interfaces. Still have to finish that project at some point.

If you want the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By Swedbrick
I converted mine to lh2.4 injection and put a...

I converted mine to lh2.4 injection and put a k-cam in it, awesome setup for more hp and response with the compression of your motor. My thread on the 745 has the info;)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 47,631
Posted By Swedbrick
Are those ports in the manifold for egt sensors?...

Are those ports in the manifold for egt sensors? Never seen those ports on a b230 manifold before?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,891
Posted By Swedbrick
Thanks, this is amazing reference! This might be...

Thanks, this is amazing reference! This might be worth pinning in my opinion
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,759
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,407
Posted By Swedbrick
I adapted one of those chinese adapters with this...

I adapted one of those chinese adapters with this setup, after a rebuild, as they contain shavings when shipped:
<img src="https://i.imgur.com/T6HYbGwl.jpg" title="source: imgur.com" />

<img...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 81,693
Posted By Swedbrick
I used a N/A b230 oil nipple, after making a bit...

I used a N/A b230 oil nipple, after making a bit of clearance with a step drill, only a bit of the thread had to be removed to make the unthreaded section fit, so it would not interfere with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 160,697
Posted By Swedbrick
Awesome, it looks great, congrats!

Awesome, it looks great, congrats!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 99,873
Posted By Swedbrick
That door is butchered, man what a mess to...

That door is butchered, man what a mess to resolve

Elbert bos makes replacement harnesses for the cruise control if your looking for one, 50€ iirc. I did have to recrimp one of the terminals...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 81,693
Posted By Swedbrick
Live and learn, luckily a scrapyard had a genuine...

Live and learn, luckily a scrapyard had a genuine bosch left over, online they are all sold out currently. It would be a shame if bosch stopped production on these, even the -204 code substitute is...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,095
Posted By Swedbrick
The dutch guy is here on the forum under the name...

The dutch guy is here on the forum under the name TurboDutch, if he doesn't respond I can get you into contact, he mostly specializes in 850/v70 stuff so he has a lot laying around. He might be at...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,095
Posted By Swedbrick
Linuxman (Kenny) has had this setup on his gold...

Linuxman (Kenny) has had this setup on his gold car for a while I believe, it works but the exhaust side is restrictive. Kinugawa had a kit at some point they might sell still. I know of a Dutch guy...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 68,007
Posted By Swedbrick
Turbo time

From my engine building thread, I finally finished the turbo engine, ditching the twin turbo's for a single 13c for now, with a custom 18t for the future after run in...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 68,007
Posted By Swedbrick
The fixlist

In anticipation of what it coming for the car, I got myself a turbo gauge with a Dave Barton front, ready for boost
https://i.imgur.com/KhRhWRul.jpg?1

The car itself received a thorough cleanup...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 81,693
Posted By Swedbrick
Last update!

As the engine is now in the car and running, this will be the last update here, the rest will be in the chassis thread:)

I started off somewhere last month getting the last bits painted...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,635
Posted By Swedbrick
Duration is the length of rotation the lobes push...

Duration is the length of rotation the lobes push open the valves, overlap is the amount they open the intake and exhaust valves simultaneously. They affect each other, but are not the same.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 426,748
Posted By Swedbrick
Man, so much work in the last few months, good...

Man, so much work in the last few months, good luck with the sell! Have you considered walking away for a bit from the car? My yearly 3 month winter break with the car in storage does wonders for...
Forum: showroom 03-10-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 1,912,103
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet, even has the rare ducktail!

Sweet, even has the rare ducktail!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2021, 05:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By Swedbrick
Those citroen steelies are et35 17x7.5 right? Are...

Those citroen steelies are et35 17x7.5 right? Are you planning on a 10mm or a 20mm spacer, from experience running et15 will affect the centering behaviour of you alignment, although it will allow...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,561
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes, several sources, Skandix and most euro parts...

Yes, several sources, Skandix and most euro parts houses have them. The rods I took a look at, but could not find any clear markings, possibly they were volvo specific, many have ran chinese H-beam...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,435
Posted By Swedbrick
IIRC the pistons are also different, I have a set...

IIRC the pistons are also different, I have a set of them I put into my fk block, and the dish in the piston was less than that of the FK/FT
Forum: events 03-05-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 90,477
Posted By Swedbrick
I'll try to be there as well!

I'll try to be there as well!
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-02-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 1,801,015
Posted By Swedbrick
Finally got my junk on the dyno, using kyle's...

Finally got my junk on the dyno, using kyle's (klr142) every day mapping as part of the setup, in a later bin file with the e-fan compatibility. I also updated to include the later lambda constants,...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 68,007
Posted By Swedbrick
Finally march again, so I got the car back from...

Finally march again, so I got the car back from storage, and immediately put it on the dyno with a fresh tune I worked out at home during the winter. Great thanks for klr142 for providing his...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,643
Posted By Swedbrick
The 5xx series ecu's have several common failure...

The 5xx series ecu's have several common failure modes with injectors stuck open, the fuel pump relay not staying grounded due to a failed driver and the 5v to 12v level converter failing. They...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,234
Posted By Swedbrick
I've ran the ipd springs with yellow Koni dampers...

I've ran the ipd springs with yellow Koni dampers with succes on my 745 wagon. Redblockpowered has done a suspension sheet that you should be able to find here:...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,413
Posted By Swedbrick
They are a sort of double cone shape that gets...

They are a sort of double cone shape that gets pressed in, so yes voids to allow movement.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,625
Posted By Swedbrick
Ah okay, never had one of those:)

Ah okay, never had one of those:)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,625
Posted By Swedbrick
Original injectors are 335cc, good for 220hp as...

Original injectors are 335cc, good for 220hp as well at 90% duty cycle. The pump in the tank is just a lift pump, the underside one is a bosch 039 or 068 and good for the same power. You can replace...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,625
Posted By Swedbrick
http://www.pbase.com/fast242/image/115555438/origi...

http://www.pbase.com/fast242/image/115555438/original.jpg

The 13c will flow about 0.14m3/s = 300 cfm of air, if you dare spinning it to the edge of the compressor map. Given that for turbo's a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,465
Posted By Swedbrick
Best bet would be to source another axle, I used...

Best bet would be to source another axle, I used one from a low mile 940, which was within spec. It even had the yellow housing it appears.

<a href="https://imgur.com/C23tGet"><img...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 440,633
Posted By Swedbrick
That looks sweet!

That looks sweet!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 81,693
Posted By Swedbrick
Well this tread is mostly my own progress and...

Well this tread is mostly my own progress and approach, with all the scope creep involved, rather than a tutorial on a cheap build. The welding isn't a big concern, if your read back a couple of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,668
Posted By Swedbrick
Mine is around 26-28 with k-cam and 10.3 comp,...

Mine is around 26-28 with k-cam and 10.3 comp, I'm running wasted spark, which helped a bit as well
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 81,693
Posted By Swedbrick
Interesting, well, for now they are stil on the...

Interesting, well, for now they are stil on the shelf, I will end up with two b230 engines (turbo and na), so maybe I'll move the N/A one on to a volvo 360 chassis with ITB's, if I can still find...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By Swedbrick
I currently am running the diesel plate with the...

I currently am running the diesel plate with the higher pressure Sachs, it's rated to roughly 440nm as a fuse for my m90. It requires a bit of a leg workout but it's very streetable

For the m47...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 30,030
Posted By Swedbrick
TentShedTrev has his awesome m90 topmount setup...

TentShedTrev has his awesome m90 topmount setup for sale still, maybe that could get you started?

link:p (https://www.instagram.com/p/CKVQZUcHrR68Dza9N4EhZPlqM5KxzCd1HjegdM0)
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