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Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By OttoB
I got something like 185 hp out from my B30E with...

I got something like 185 hp out from my B30E with K-cam style camshaft, but it is not fully sorted out. Max torque comes in quite high rpm, so I might be cam timing issue or exhaust tuning thingy. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By OttoB
EGR has different function on diesel and gasoline...

EGR has different function on diesel and gasoline engines.

On diesel there is always enough oxygen, and combustion is too fast creating too high pressure rise. This causes high temperature and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By OttoB
Between D and KG10. D is stock cam and KG10 has a...

Between D and KG10. D is stock cam and KG10 has a bit more aggressive profile, even though lift and duration are quite close to each other.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By OttoB
Bestyckningsråd Weber 2x45 DCOE Kamaxel...

Bestyckningsråd Weber 2x45 DCOE

Kamaxel D/K/KG10/KG002/KG003

Topplock Steg 1 / 2

Motorvolym 2,0-2,3L

Halsring
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,118
Posted By OttoB
Hey JohnMc, what kind a sensor you are using to...

Hey JohnMc, what kind a sensor you are using to measure fuel/alcohol-ratio?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By OttoB
100% sureness on this one.

100% sureness on this one.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By OttoB
LH 2.4 does not have IAT sensor. Turbo intake...

LH 2.4 does not have IAT sensor.
Turbo intake horn has heated breather connector. Maybe not needed in California?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By OttoB
Solid rear axle, gear box to the normal location....

Solid rear axle, gear box to the normal location. Kill the snow flake
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,935
Posted By OttoB
Just being simple ingengjörare, I would just weld...

Just being simple ingengjörare, I would just weld a AN nipple to pan. If you can't weld, ask welder to do that. It is 15 min job of you bring clean parts.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By OttoB
I just made that yellow tube 3 mm shorter in a...

I just made that yellow tube 3 mm shorter in a lathe. You just pull to remove tube, nothing will fall out. 1990 245 no abs car
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By OttoB
There is separate B30A aluminium intake manifold...

There is separate B30A aluminium intake manifold used on C303, exhaust manifolds are from B30E.
Carbs are 2xStrombergs, and seems to me that air cleaner is from B30A.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By OttoB
I used pusher from Renault 6 on my 121. So glad...

I used pusher from Renault 6 on my 121. So glad that I could help!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By OttoB
Worn out exhaust cam lobe? Check valve lift.

Worn out exhaust cam lobe? Check valve lift.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By OttoB
That is normal 81-85 European front. Only...

That is normal 81-85 European front. Only difference between coffin and flat hood is le grill and hood. I think that lock plate is the same from 75 to 93. Sheet metal under headlights changes with...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,728
Posted By OttoB
A friend races with Triumph Dolomite Gr1. In his...

A friend races with Triumph Dolomite Gr1. In his class there is a 70+ year old guy racing with 142S, he has and had to have stock brakes minus brake pressure limiting valve. First he had Feredo pads,...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By OttoB
I ve heard that 240 grease cup allows a little...

I ve heard that 240 grease cup allows a little more clearance than 140 cups. I not have tested that personally.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By OttoB
If it is Melling unit, it has same gears as Volvo...

If it is Melling unit, it has same gears as Volvo stock pump.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,380
Posted By OttoB
Mobil1 RallyFormula something (cheapest standard)...

Mobil1 RallyFormula something (cheapest standard) Worked nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By OttoB
Hinges from '90 are better by design, body is...

Hinges from '90 are better by design, body is open and there is no lubrication nipple. It is direct replacement

I have overhauled some older hinges with 10 mm solid steel bar.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,187
Posted By OttoB
Was it wind shield trim fasteners that were...

Was it wind shield trim fasteners that were different?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,437
Posted By OttoB
Yes it is Germany only. 1900 kg only for B230FT...

Yes it is Germany only. 1900 kg only for B230FT and manual, according my German owners manual.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 905
Posted By OttoB
Just say no to rust. I have saved couple 240 and...

Just say no to rust. I have saved couple 240 and one 164 from rust and I like to get those months back.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By OttoB
Do you have this in USA? ...

Do you have this in USA?

http://www.motorreviewer.com/engine.php?engine_id=88

Audi 5cyl TDI, simple, strong and powerful.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By OttoB
My WBO of my dynomule with WBO B230F + 16T after...

My WBO of my dynomule with WBO B230F + 16T after long sessions might turn to unoperative mode. Sometimes we run several minutes on high load and speed. Quite rare for street driven car. First it was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By OttoB
My 940 passed vacuum test. It leaked and was...

My 940 passed vacuum test. It leaked and was empty after couple of days. Holes were on condenser and tube between evap and orifice.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,615
Posted By OttoB
Water pump runs on holy spirit. My 164 broke belt...

Water pump runs on holy spirit. My 164 broke belt (single) and to get home we took rubber band from map pocket.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By OttoB
If 100% original style can be down-graded, you...

If 100% original style can be down-graded, you can have rotary style Sanden compressor with bracket from younger 240/740
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By OttoB
Is expansion valve adjusted: ...

Is expansion valve adjusted:
http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=213526
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Vintage: 142 seat skins
Views: 1,001
Posted By OttoB
WeOh sorry, was lost in translation. Somehow...

WeOh sorry, was lost in translation. Somehow thought that skins=leather.
In Europe, 164 and 140 GL usually have leather seats. They are the same.

DL is usually fabric in Europe.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Vintage: 142 seat skins
Views: 1,001
Posted By OttoB
https://volvoonderdelen.com/164/bekleding-en-matte...

https://volvoonderdelen.com/164/bekleding-en-matten.html

Leather skins, and very pricey...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,717
Posted By OttoB
I did this, M14 banjo bolt and threaded 1/8NPT in...

I did this, M14 banjo bolt and threaded 1/8NPT in hex.
Hose with M14 banjo to the turbo.

http://s54.photobucket.com/user/OttoB/media/20160405_1326231_zpsqrgswzqm.jpg.html?sort=3&o=9
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By OttoB
What I understood, you can't mix lenses. You can...

What I understood, you can't mix lenses. You can swap complete housing with some modifications.
Google Volvo 240 USA blinkers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By OttoB
Z, I got starting issues with B230FK. Hard to...

Z, I got starting issues with B230FK. Hard to start and after start it felt like running rich.
I suspected leaking injector because fuel pressure dropped quick. Removed injector together with rail....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By OttoB
That bush might come loose.

That bush might come loose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By OttoB
240 Turbo with 16" aftermarket fan and old...

240 Turbo with 16" aftermarket fan and old radiator the fan was quite often ON. Put in bnew rad and fan ON time dropped. It was "never" on if the car was just moving.

Fan installation was ghetto,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By OttoB
Tere! Also if intake manifold ground points...

Tere!

Also if intake manifold ground points are open, injectors are 100% open.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By OttoB
Hey, thanks!

Hey, thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By OttoB
ECC / AC air flow control

My '95 has that typical heater air flow problem. On cruise there is enough vacuum to keep air flow running in to the cabin. Little more throttle and air flow stops.

Yes it is that broken bellow...
Forum: showroom 06-17-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 2,740,591
Posted By OttoB
Bamses 242 has that mod.

Bamses 242 has that mod.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,101
Posted By OttoB
Friend bought B20 from well known Swedish Volvo...

Friend bought B20 from well known Swedish Volvo tuner Timo Kormu, he passed away about 10 years ago.

It was Timos latest versions of B20. Somehow OHC engines weren't so popular among rallycross...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By OttoB
One might stamp right numbers to that B230FT

One might stamp right numbers to that B230FT
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,247
Posted By OttoB
Sealing washers are known as USIT Rings.

Sealing washers are known as USIT Rings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,314
Posted By OttoB
B20 from '74-> had much better cam material....

B20 from '74-> had much better cam material. Similar to OHC engines.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By OttoB
McPherson likes to shimmy, more than double...

McPherson likes to shimmy, more than double A-arms. To prevent that Volvo added hub centring on 240
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By OttoB
You might try leak-down test.

You might try leak-down test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By OttoB
Bostik A3 was good for my trunk

Bostik A3 was good for my trunk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By OttoB
First I would check fuel pressure. Is that...

First I would check fuel pressure.

Is that car with LH 2.4 or 2.2 fuel system?

What was that ignition failure?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 984
Posted By OttoB
That mullet guy once mixed order of sparkplug...

That mullet guy once mixed order of sparkplug wires. It also worked like rev limiter
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,251
Posted By OttoB
Karpiola from Finland.

Karpiola from Finland.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 984
Posted By OttoB
I had similar issue. Problem was worn out...

I had similar issue. Problem was worn out distributor, too much play. 121 made barely 50 mph. Everything was ok with another dizzy.

But that was in 80's and I had a mullet. Today I would get 123...
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