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Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,478
Posted By Wagner
I'm pretty sure i remember the details correctly:...

I'm pretty sure i remember the details correctly: my stock B21ET block, 530 head, N/A K-jet manifold, A-cam, Pre-1990 exhaust manifold, stock T3 turbo, better intercooler and a 2,5 inch exhaust made...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,630
Posted By Wagner
Stock flywheel bolts are less than 2 euros a...

Stock flywheel bolts are less than 2 euros a piece. I find it good practice to always use new bolts for attaching the flywheel.
Forum: showroom 07-23-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,999
Posted By Wagner
So two years has passed. That's just ridiculous....

So two years has passed. That's just ridiculous. It's about time for another project of modest proportions.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4185/33930301923_d027413570_c.jpg

The most beautiful...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,215
Posted By Wagner
Block is out of the car? Then: ...

Block is out of the car? Then:
https://mobileimages.lowes.com/product/converted/885911/885911105965.jpg

Turns iron to iron dust effectively. If you were to do it in-situ, youd have a whole lot of...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 593,448
Posted By Wagner
What was the deal with the Sachs 707 Audi...

What was the deal with the Sachs 707 Audi pressure plate? The dowel pin holes are in the same location as they are on the 850R pressure plate, but bolt holes are not? Or the other way around?
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,313
Posted By Wagner
Great stuff, good info! ...

Great stuff, good info!

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4243/35017257355_f18138cd50_b.jpg

I lenghtened and modified the stock left hand drive Volvo 240 cable clutch pedal. The stock pedal was...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,680
Posted By Wagner
Oh, ok. Didn't know that. Never looked into the...

Oh, ok. Didn't know that. Never looked into the box section thing. Just saw the length difference mentioned.

Hot tip for those using the M90: replace the Volvo guibo with a BMW E34 M5 guibo (flex...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,680
Posted By Wagner
For what it's worth, the difference in lenght is...

For what it's worth, the difference in lenght is 50mm between M47 and M90. Just correcting it if someone sometime in the future googles for that.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By Wagner
Factory stock turbo block and the thread on the...

Factory stock turbo block and the thread on the engine block for the oil feed? That should be M14 x 1.5.

If you are asking what the thread is in the turbocharger, then that depends on the turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,680
Posted By Wagner
I'm in Europe as well. I'll send you a PM when i...

I'm in Europe as well. I'll send you a PM when i get home.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,680
Posted By Wagner
Hello. Where in the world are you? Can you...

Hello.

Where in the world are you?
Can you weld regular steel?
Are you at all interested in a do-it-yourself -solution, if the parts were pre-made?
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,248
Posted By Wagner
These are some figures from 2006: Stock...

These are some figures from 2006:

Stock 1000531 cylinder head:

Intake:
6mm lift = 127,5 Cfm
8mm lift = 165,7 Cfm
10mm lift = 173,5 Cfm
12mm lift = 173,4 Cfm
14mm lift = 170,3 Cfm
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,057
Posted By Wagner
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=22089...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=2208911&postcount=1

That is about a Motronic sensor assembly, but the principle is the same.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,073
Posted By Wagner
Millimeters would be huge though. The...

Millimeters would be huge though.

The bearing clearancies will not allow deflection that is measured in millimeters. Should deflection of the main shaft be in the region of millimeters, you have...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,073
Posted By Wagner
Does the M90 need support for the mainshaft? ...

Does the M90 need support for the mainshaft?

When the pressure plate holds the clutch disc tight between the PP surface and the flywheel the disc supports the mainshaft. In other words - when you...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,957
Posted By Wagner
There is a Hall effect distributor with advance...

There is a Hall effect distributor with advance weights and a vacuum canister, but that most likely was never offered in North America. At least 1985 and 1986 Volvo 240s with a B200K engine had that...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,818
Posted By Wagner
I have no idea how it's usually done, but...

I have no idea how it's usually done, but fabricate a small bracket and ad a smooth idler wheel, and use a longer belt? Looking at that picture there would be space right below the alternator bolt...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,957
Posted By Wagner
I was under the impression that there are two...

I was under the impression that there are two versions of the MSD 6AL-2: non-programmable and programmable. The programmable one is even more expensive.

The non-programmable AL6-2 seems to do the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By Wagner
Well, decrease the mass of the rotating...

Well, decrease the mass of the rotating assembly, i guess. A feel of an engine or good engine feel is at least more difficult to quantify than outright performance, if not more difficult to achieve...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,609
Posted By Wagner
The Getrag 260 might not hold together for long...

The Getrag 260 might not hold together for long under the stress of 1000 nm. That is a lot to ask from a clutch as well. Your best bet might be the multi-plate clutches used on race cars. Those are...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By Wagner
Once, when nothing else seemed to work, I built a...

Once, when nothing else seemed to work, I built a contraption out of a master cylinder of a bottle jack and a one-way valve and used that to bleed a brake system from the caliper side upwards. So...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2016, 03:15 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 73,141
Posted By Wagner
To have the fire rings deform like that? I'd be...

To have the fire rings deform like that? I'd be inclined to claim that that is the most common first symptom of detonation. If you're lucky it's possible that the detonation damage is limited to just...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By Wagner
The early Motronic uses that weird dual VR sensor...

The early Motronic uses that weird dual VR sensor crank trigger system, where one sensor senses the teeth of the starter ring gear and the other senses a single stud for position. Scanning through...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,513
Posted By Wagner
Megajolt controlling EDIS seems to be a robust,...

Megajolt controlling EDIS seems to be a robust, pain-free fit-and-forget type of a system. It just works. Always. If i'd build a carbed engine i would not consider anything else. Your results may...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,513
Posted By Wagner
To make use of the Webers, you'll want a fun cam....

To make use of the Webers, you'll want a fun cam. To make use of the fun cam, you'll want the ability to dial in the ignition advance curve to suit it.

A 36-1 trigger wheel is really easily...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,177
Posted By Wagner
nvm

nvm
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,177
Posted By Wagner
nvm

nvm
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,177
Posted By Wagner
That's interesting. Are the B234F pistons below...

That's interesting. Are the B234F pistons below deck level, at deck level or above deck level when at TDC?

Also, without opening this can of worms again, i have actually measured the head gasket...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,158
Posted By Wagner
You are right. It's just that so often in...

You are right.

It's just that so often in these discussions it becomes an argument of who's anecdotal evidence is the loudest. And as Buchka already explained, a heim joint will absolutely move...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,158
Posted By Wagner
The issue surely might be somewhat...

The issue surely might be somewhat over-dramatized. Poly bushes do not completely transform the handling and they do not make it as impossible to put power down to the road as one might be lead to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 53,529
Posted By Wagner
Didn't even know about readily available oval...

Didn't even know about readily available oval exhaust pipe material. I guess you then have two kinds of bends; ones in the up-and-down -direction and ones in the left-to-right -direction.

More...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 73,141
Posted By Wagner
I think it would be safe to say that it does not...

I think it would be safe to say that it does not matter at this point. The difference between having the sensor tip just before the edge, right at the edge and right after the edge is probably at...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2016, 03:40 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 73,141
Posted By Wagner
I'm hesitant about saying this, because this is...

I'm hesitant about saying this, because this is based on memory, and could very well be all wrong: i seem to remember, that the end of the long tooth in a stock Volvo LH2.4 flywheel is at 84 degrees...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2016, 03:01 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 73,141
Posted By Wagner
I don't have a picture handy, but the thing that...

I don't have a picture handy, but the thing that matters on rotor positioning is that the rotor is pointing to the correct cylinder's spark plug lead at all ignition advance values.

I'm not sure...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 73,141
Posted By Wagner
What did you fill it with? It needs to be...

What did you fill it with? It needs to be magnetic steel (or iron) for the VR sensor to read it properly.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 73,141
Posted By Wagner
Glad it helped, and here's to hoping that fixing...

Glad it helped, and here's to hoping that fixing the trigger wheel will get this thing running!

There is a slight chance that the signal level is too low, but only trying it out will tell. Usually...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 73,141
Posted By Wagner
This is a 60-2 trigger wheel. It has 58 actual...

This is a 60-2 trigger wheel. It has 58 actual teeth and 2 missing teeth.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 73,141
Posted By Wagner
Yes. Or rather, it has 58 holes and two missing...

Yes. Or rather, it has 58 holes and two missing holes. Which is the same as 57 teeth and one long tooth.

The point being that for this to work, you need a 60-2 -type of a trigger wheel. The ECU is...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,608
Posted By Wagner
So when will we see aluminium hubs with dual bolt...

So when will we see aluminium hubs with dual bolt patterns from Beigepower?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,695
Posted By Wagner
I have similar experiencies dealing with TTV. Top...

I have similar experiencies dealing with TTV. Top notch customer service and they were very willing to help out with special requests. Some years ago, when the Volvo-to-Sachs765 was not a listed...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,740
Posted By Wagner
If you are going with the cut and weld -method,...

If you are going with the cut and weld -method, it would be a good idea to make, on have made, a centering axle that fits to the main bearing line of the engine block and also to the main shafts...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,848
Posted By Wagner
Volvo's back then tended to use a bit more fuel...

Volvo's back then tended to use a bit more fuel than Saabs. I swear there was a commercial back then along the lines of "Helt ny motorer i Volvo för 1985. Jävla mycket mindre bränsleförbrukning än...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,831
Posted By Wagner
Exactly. There are three bore sizes on...

Exactly.

There are three bore sizes on redblocks from the factory: 88.9mm, 92mm and 96mm.

There are two combustion chamber sizes from the factory on SOHC heads: smaller on 160, 398 and 530 and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,831
Posted By Wagner
The 530 head is not a b230 cylinder head. There...

The 530 head is not a b230 cylinder head. There is no b230 cylinder head. B230s came with a 530, 531 and 631 cylinder heads. 530 is also used with b200 engines from factory, and those come with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,848
Posted By Wagner
Volvo SOHC engines from 1975 to 1984 had a 360...

Volvo SOHC engines from 1975 to 1984 had a 360 degree thrust bearing at the number 5 main bearing. Engines from 1985 to 1988 had smaller main journals than before, smaller rod journals than before...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,740
Posted By Wagner
Usually when a Getrag 265 is used with a...

Usually when a Getrag 265 is used with a redblock, the adapter plate goes between the bellhousing and the transmission.The Getrag 265 has a detachable bellhousing, I.E. it is bolted to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 54,645
Posted By Wagner
Have you verified what the spark timing is while...

Have you verified what the spark timing is while cranking? If so, what is it?

Are you sure fuel reaches the carbs? You could fabricate a temprary gasoline tank out of some old plastic can, attach...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,734
Posted By Wagner
Yes it is indeed plastic. But it is easily...

Yes it is indeed plastic. But it is easily removable, as there is a split in it. You simply take it away from the axle, as mentioned in the article. No special tools needed, just pry it off.

The...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,734
Posted By Wagner
I did mine mine way-back-when and back then i did...

I did mine mine way-back-when and back then i did not know better. There is no need to disassemble the whole transmission for this job. Like the picture shown above, and like the one in the Bilsport...
Forum: showroom 03-16-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,072
Posted By Wagner
Small diameter stainless steel double tip: ...

Small diameter stainless steel double tip:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-GDjo5kttRlk/Vum_e1QuB6I/AAAAAAAAA_o/4iApl1MD15M_1gsBHwrb__pbvEf8N78aACCo/s638-Ic42/exhaust_double_tip.jpg
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