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Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By classicswede
Nivo's were common on 240's. I have taken a lot...

Nivo's were common on 240's. I have taken a lot off and converted to normal rear suspension

A good set of cargo springs is your best bet for heavy loads
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,099
Posted By classicswede
If limited to used Volvo cams the A cam is the...

If limited to used Volvo cams the A cam is the best bet for a daily.

If aftermarket the T3 grind is a great cam for a daily that still has decent low end but a much better mid/higher end
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By classicswede
For a mild B20 2.25 is about the ideal size. For...

For a mild B20 2.25 is about the ideal size. For a well worked B20 then you will likely want 2.5 inch

Going too bit will loose you low and mid range power
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By classicswede
upgrading from the 35mm valves to 38mm will see...

upgrading from the 35mm valves to 38mm will see you a gain. As already pointed out factory was never 38mm and no need to bother with sodium filled valves
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By classicswede
Hi John, the ECU's will be fine with the...

Hi John,

the ECU's will be fine with the B21. You will need to change the flywheel and clutch.

I have new looms and lots of the bits needed for the conversion

Happy Volvoing
Dai
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By classicswede
4-5mm thickness you want

4-5mm thickness you want
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By classicswede
The pressure plate should measure roughly 20...

The pressure plate should measure roughly 20 (give or take 1mm) from the face to the flange that bolts to the crank. You say yours is 21mm so that sounds about right. The 3-4mm that you are squashing...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 61,012
Posted By classicswede
How much were you asking for it? Netherlands is...

How much were you asking for it? Netherlands is only a boat trip away
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By classicswede
I sell a lot of the GAZ dampers all over Europe,...

I sell a lot of the GAZ dampers all over Europe, less so to the US.

The advantage Bilstein have is the Mono tube design. The mono tube has a separate chamber for the gas so oil and gas are not...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,221
Posted By classicswede
Are are included with my coilover kits and I have...

Are are included with my coilover kits and I have sent a fair few sets to the US

My brother has them on his daily 240 and put them on his wives 240. I run the 900 series version on my own daily 960
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By classicswede
Repeat of the same advice, intercooler, free...

Repeat of the same advice, intercooler, free flowing exhaust and use a MBC to increase the boost as your starting point.

The poly bushes is sensible and I would consider a spring+shock upgrade. It...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,417
Posted By classicswede
I would either just send it as is or spend on a...

I would either just send it as is or spend on a TTV flywheel
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,221
Posted By classicswede
or you can get stainless ones...

or you can get stainless ones https://www.classicswede.co.uk/V2_240_adjustable_camber_plates/p1733344_14936909.aspx
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By classicswede
Knowing where you ordered those from you most...

Knowing where you ordered those from you most likely have to add spacers to make them work
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,061
Posted By classicswede
Skimming is the English word and shaving is the...

Skimming is the English word and shaving is the US word for removing material off the cylinder head.

Decking is removing material from the block
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By classicswede
what oil are you using in the box?

what oil are you using in the box?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By classicswede
did you get a full kit with a new pivot ball or...

did you get a full kit with a new pivot ball or just spaced the original?

What release bearing are you using?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
Posted By classicswede
bakaxle.se

bakaxle.se
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,790
Posted By classicswede
OP has said he will be adding some extra bracing...

OP has said he will be adding some extra bracing in to ensure the ball joint will not break free in the event of a fastener failure.

Keeping the thread open is a good idea for further discussion...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,790
Posted By classicswede
Insurance companies have a habbit of checking...

Insurance companies have a habbit of checking social media these days :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,790
Posted By classicswede
When you remove the bolts to change the bottom...

When you remove the bolts to change the bottom ball joint you have to lever it out, it does not just drop out on its own
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,790
Posted By classicswede
I have already mentioned that I have seen the...

I have already mentioned that I have seen the bolts break before with the ball joint mounted in the original position. The ball joint will still say in place but be rather floppy. Moving the ball...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By classicswede
I am interested to see photo's of the issue so I...

I am interested to see photo's of the issue so I can pin point what is going on and if needed make some alterations
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By classicswede
I have them fitted to my own 960 and there are no...

I have them fitted to my own 960 and there are no clearance issues with the anti roll bar at the front. Have you positioned the drop link bracket up as high as it will go? If you are dropped very low...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By classicswede
If you are willing to send it to Sweden speak to...

If you are willing to send it to Sweden speak to Erland Cox
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By classicswede
Nissens are good and are more than ample for the...

Nissens are good and are more than ample for the job
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By classicswede
No not at all

No not at all
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By classicswede
LUK are part of the Schaeffler group

LUK are part of the Schaeffler group
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By classicswede
You can rule out the springs by swapping them...

You can rule out the springs by swapping them from side to side and if if the lean moves over
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By classicswede
My experience with LUK is they are not much use....

My experience with LUK is they are not much use. Pressure plates tend not to have as much clamping force as they are supposed to and the friction material is poor quality. I have had some LUK...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,462
Posted By classicswede
If you are only lowering 40mm you do not really...

If you are only lowering 40mm you do not really need to worry about spacing the ball joint and track rod end down.

For camber you can slot the holes in teh body or use a adjustable camber plate
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,834
Posted By classicswede
Lots of questions here. Brakes whilst great...

Lots of questions here.

Brakes whilst great on the road for the track there is not the heat dissipation capacity there with the solid disk.

There are some options but before suggesting...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,257
Posted By classicswede
Never used any of the Isky cams but used the D...

Never used any of the Isky cams but used the D cam in many daily driver engines that are otherwise stock.

A 4 branch only has marginal gains over the factory twin outlet cast manifolds. The most...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By classicswede
For the auto and looking at factory cams I would...

For the auto and looking at factory cams I would opt for an A cam to get the most from the engine.

If willing to spend on aftermarket and shim the cam in then a T2 would be a nice choice
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,502
Posted By classicswede
90 odd % of the time you are fine with just the...

90 odd % of the time you are fine with just the front half. The 2 halves are balanced in phase and on odd occasions you can get vibration issues. If both halves are there for the taking then it makes...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,502
Posted By classicswede
Best to use the full propshaft as mentioned they...

Best to use the full propshaft as mentioned they are a balanced unit.

Clutch if you want to keep the 228mm flywheel you are really looking at a paddle clutch or use a sachs 763 cover with a sinter...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,502
Posted By classicswede
And therefore I need: - transmission - gear...

And therefore I need:
- transmission
- gear linkage
- gear lever itself
- gear lever support and gaiter
- crossmember
- propshaft
- keep the bolts etc

Clutch, do you know what power level...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By classicswede
Just the bar would cost £60 in shipping. The bar...

Just the bar would cost £60 in shipping. The bar and dampers would be £95 in shipping
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By classicswede
Just taken delivery of our 27mm hollow tube bars...

Just taken delivery of our 27mm hollow tube bars https://www.classicswede.co.uk/Anti_Roll_Bar_kit_240_all_models_27mm/p1733344_19739720.aspx
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By classicswede
The last engine was a B23 with a longer stroke...

The last engine was a B23 with a longer stroke crank
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,104
Posted By classicswede
Not even worth shipping them over any longer with...

Not even worth shipping them over any longer with the VW ones at that price.
Good to have the shared info on bits like that and as long as they work and do what is needed
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,104
Posted By classicswede
The 340 1.7 ones used to be a common way of...

The 340 1.7 ones used to be a common way of doing. I used to sell a lot of them for 16v builds
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By classicswede
The double adjustable dampers are one of the...

The double adjustable dampers are one of the highest spec dampers that GAZ offer.

I have not done big miles with any of the twin adjustables, had one with a build issue that GAZ replaced but...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By classicswede
most likely to fit a manifold without a divider...

most likely to fit a manifold without a divider in teh flange
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By classicswede
The MKM one is a bit of half arsed job. Functions...

The MKM one is a bit of half arsed job. Functions but that is about as far as it goes. A lot of extra stress is being added to the bush at the front. It is probably fine for a drift car but for other...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By classicswede
Shame as the A cam works nice with the auto for a...

Shame as the A cam works nice with the auto for a factory feel engine. What the T cam does do well combined with the 13g is hide the engine even has a turbo
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,292
Posted By classicswede
B23E 140hp B230FB 131hp B234f 154hp The...

B23E 140hp
B230FB 131hp
B234f 154hp

The 16v is not making all that much more power but cams are not like for like duration. What I do not like with 16v engines is the reduced engine braking but...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,190
Posted By classicswede
In response to Matt, yes he did seem to have a...

In response to Matt, yes he did seem to have a issue with the dampers that I had never seen before or since. One the adjuster would not turn and the other the piston would not move. I went though my...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,292
Posted By classicswede
Fairly big build. I take it you are going to...

Fairly big build.

I take it you are going to use the B230FT block, find some 16v pistons and use your 16v head. Are you going to upright the engine and use your B20 sump or planing a gearbox swap...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By classicswede
83, do you not already have a T3 turbo and A cam...

83, do you not already have a T3 turbo and A cam from the factory?
Did the US suffer on that front and end up with a T cam?
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