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Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 454
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Posted By Ruben
Think there's a official Volvo flyer which says...

Think there's a official Volvo flyer which says it reduces resistance with a few % (don't know if it was 5 or maybe a bit more). You should check the V3C documents, should be there somewhere.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,729
Posted By Ruben
Roy, can you get E85 where you live? That will...

Roy, can you get E85 where you live? That will help you to get some more environmentally friendly emissions and pass the smog test.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 52,894
Posted By Ruben
Why not just get normal hoses/lines instead of...

Why not just get normal hoses/lines instead of the SS brakelines? E140 is quite an investment. (compared to what I'm used to, 360 has only 3 lines which makes it a lot cheaper.)
Not meant as...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 52,894
Posted By Ruben
All you need is the hulpas/distributor drive...

All you need is the hulpas/distributor drive shaft from a 240/360 which has the gear to drive the block mounted distributor.

How did you put that rear main seal in? Looks like it has some...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 156,731
Posted By Ruben
Just buy the mini-toblerone.....

Just buy the mini-toblerone.....
Forum: showroom 12-31-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,765
Posted By Ruben
Toyota celica

Toyota celica
Forum: showroom 12-27-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,765
Posted By Ruben
Yes, think that's what he's talking about.

Yes, think that's what he's talking about.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,855
Posted By Ruben
Are the ITBs that small? At savar I've read bout...

Are the ITBs that small? At savar I've read bout people making around 180hp with Yamaha R1 mikunu carbs which are 40mm. With the Keihin 42mm they make well over 200hp and more (seems the Keihin are...
Forum: showroom 12-19-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,265
Posted By Ruben
Mickegron Folkraceshop Timosmotor

Mickegron
Folkraceshop
Timosmotor
Forum: showroom 12-17-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,265
Posted By Ruben
Probably something like this:...

Probably something like this: http://folkraceshop.se/skelett-svanghjul-volvo-8-bult?category_id=95
Forum: showroom 12-12-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 20,670
Posted By Ruben
Are the saab front inserts only shorter or are...

Are the saab front inserts only shorter or are they also stiffer?
Oil or gas shocks?
Forum: showroom 12-12-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,411
Posted By Ruben
Yes. (assume it's ported and might have a bigger...

Yes. (assume it's ported and might have a bigger TB)

They have also uploaded a vid where they have fitted the same engine with carbs, makes 20-25hp more compared to the LH2.4 stage 2 concept...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By Ruben
Probably a B200E or a B230E which should have a...

Probably a B200E or a B230E which should have a V-cam. Nice upgrade if you swap that into your turbo engine.
Turbo engine seems to be a LH2.4 B230FT-FK. 240 wiring loom might be usefull. You can´t...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 52,894
Posted By Ruben
Pump is from Hong Kong. I'd contact Martijn...

Pump is from Hong Kong.

I'd contact Martijn and talk to him about the LPG plans. He might be able to help you with some parts.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 52,894
Posted By Ruben
You can get the LPG parts a lot cheaper if you...

You can get the LPG parts a lot cheaper if you buy them in Poland!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 52,894
Posted By Ruben
:omg: Why run 2 MS units? Why use LH2.4...

:omg:

Why run 2 MS units?
Why use LH2.4 wiring if you'll be going MS?
Why swap in a different engine if it already has one? (is the current no good?)
Why complicate things and go turbo? Maybe...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By Ruben
Over here (europe) there has been a company...

Over here (europe) there has been a company (mosselman) that turbocharged N/A 2.5L 850s. They are known for cracked cyllinder walls etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,941
Posted By Ruben
Swap the B230 in a fuel injected Volvo 360. Quite...

Swap the B230 in a fuel injected Volvo 360. Quite a light car. They are extremely cheap in the UK.
L-jet will cope with the bigger displacement B230.

A few simple mods can make it handle very...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 168,434
Posted By Ruben
Does your car have a .63 cossie? Thought it was...

Does your car have a .63 cossie? Thought it was the smaller one, at least it looks like the smaller one.
I don't think you need 400hp to make it a fun track car. Just make it corner and make sure...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 203,984
Posted By Ruben
Check ebay.co.uk for a 15G.

Check ebay.co.uk for a 15G.
Forum: showroom 10-17-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 98,020
Posted By Ruben
Hmmm, nice!

Hmmm, nice!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,121
Posted By Ruben
You can find modded as in welded bellhousings on...

You can find modded as in welded bellhousings on Marktplaats all the time. I bet if you go to the VKB today or tomorrow you will find them as well.
Last time I saw one for sale on MP it was probably...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,466
Posted By Ruben
Liked the T a lot more in a B230F than I did in a...

Liked the T a lot more in a B230F than I did in a B230FT.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,271
Posted By Ruben
Just use the V and send the D to me. D is known...

Just use the V and send the D to me.
D is known for a more lumpier idle that's what I know. V is a bit more suffisticated?
Forum: showroom 10-09-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9,320
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Posted By Ruben
Who is the guy on the left standing in what seems...

Who is the guy on the left standing in what seems to be his underwear?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 67,543
Posted By Ruben
Looking good! I know a 300 series hood...

Looking good!

I know a 300 series hood becomes floppy/ will easily warp when you shave it, but something like this might work:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=243966

Had it on a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 143,994
Posted By Ruben
Yes it is, pretty common upgrade in Sweden. Do...

Yes it is, pretty common upgrade in Sweden.
Do take into account that an upgrade like this is pretty heavy wheight, which can affect the handling and feel of the car to some extent. There is also...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 203,984
Posted By Ruben
I'd rather run EZK only instead of LH only with...

I'd rather run EZK only instead of LH only with your LPG setup. A more adjustable ignition, and a strong spark at the correct moment is very important with any fuel but even more with LPG. If you...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 203,984
Posted By Ruben
I'd rather run EZK only instead of LH only with...

I'd rather run EZK only instead of LH only with your LPG setup. A more adjustable ignition, and a strong spark at the correct moment is very important with any fuel but even more with LPG. If you...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,287
Posted By Ruben
I've got quite a nice B230E 530 k-jet head. If...

I've got quite a nice B230E 530 k-jet head. If you really need to go/stay k-jet, buying a head overseas might be more interesting.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,287
Posted By Ruben
I've got quite a nice B230E 530 k-jet head. If...

I've got quite a nice B230E 530 k-jet head. If you really need to go/stay k-jet, buying a head overseas might be more interesting.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 79,820
Posted By Ruben
K-jet with a 16v swap:omg: Why not use B234 LH2.4...

K-jet with a 16v swap:omg: Why not use B234 LH2.4 or MS?!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 50,388
Posted By Ruben
Good call!

Good call!
Forum: events 08-04-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 23,226
Posted By Ruben
@Leon_pp:There is a Roompot in Cochem which...

@Leon_pp:There is a Roompot in Cochem which should be about 25km from the Ring. Stayed there once a few years ago to celebrate new years eve. It´s relatively new, quite nice.
Forum: events 08-02-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 23,226
Posted By Ruben
We should. This will at least give me the chance...

We should. This will at least give me the chance to make up for not being there last sunday.
Forum: events 07-31-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 23,226
Posted By Ruben
Will not be there, car is not ready. Hope...

Will not be there, car is not ready.
Hope everyone has a good time, see you all next year!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 67,800
Posted By Ruben
Orange 242 at savar did 300+ whp on a B230A (9mm...

Orange 242 at savar did 300+ whp on a B230A (9mm rod block).
Forum: showroom 07-27-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,520
Posted By Ruben
You think that will ever happen:lol: Grown up...

You think that will ever happen:lol: Grown up Boris:rofl::rofl: ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 203,984
Posted By Ruben
With LPG you have to watch out, running rich...

With LPG you have to watch out, running rich increases the danger of ping/knock.
I agree with Johann, move the venturi closer to the throttle body.
Are you running a CBV and BOV?

I think it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 67,543
Posted By Ruben
Some welcome upgrades, especially when driving...

Some welcome upgrades, especially when driving the Zolder race track, wise call!
If possible also some air ducting would be nice. To keep the bearing grease from boiling and maybe keep the disks...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,044
Posted By Ruben
You make it sound like rocket science. Over...

You make it sound like rocket science.
Over here almost all of the big Volvo's run on LPG. Injected as a vapour or fluid which will vaporise upon injection or drawn in from a mixer/vaporiser.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 203,984
Posted By Ruben
Use a B230F or B230E/B21E intake if it will fit....

Use a B230F or B230E/B21E intake if it will fit. B21E/B230E will be the best choice since you are running LPG. Both of them will make installing the IC easier as well. Nice progress!
Edit: Why not...
Forum: events 06-28-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 23,226
Posted By Ruben
Will you still visit DE in July? LMK, like philip...

Will you still visit DE in July? LMK, like philip said, we can meet at the Ring/NS.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 203,984
Posted By Ruben
Fit the biggest cheap intercooler you can find....

Fit the biggest cheap intercooler you can find. B230FK/FT a/c intercooler is pretty big.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,207
Posted By Ruben
Might be an interesting car to sell after it has...

Might be an interesting car to sell after it has passed inspection....
When will you be racing at Zolder?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,627
Posted By Ruben
360 does not have an intank pump, even if a B200K...

360 does not have an intank pump, even if a B200K tank is different (which I don't think it is) it will not be a problem.
Put the fuel pump where it sould be in a stock fuel injected 360!
Forum: showroom 06-13-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 57,205
Posted By Ruben
The swedes often use M rods that's why they can...

The swedes often use M rods that's why they can flog the hell out of it, I'd be somewhat conservative with the stock B20 rods.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 354,935
Posted By Ruben
Why not get a VW Golf tdi? Reliable, fast, great...

Why not get a VW Golf tdi? Reliable, fast, great mileage!
Miata does handle very well, even out of the factory.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2011, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 180,284
Posted By Ruben
Like the turn down a lot, looks good!

Like the turn down a lot, looks good!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2011, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 354,935
Posted By Ruben
Don´t you think a bone stock 240 would be a...

Don´t you think a bone stock 240 would be a better choice? Reliable, cheap to purchase, cheap to run and fix.....
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