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Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2011, 08:55 AM
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Posted By RS1
Excellent and informative posts.

Excellent and informative posts.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2011, 07:35 AM
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Posted By RS1
Water is the ultimate coolant, it has far better...

Water is the ultimate coolant, it has far better heat capacity and conductivity than antifreeze, so pure water will perform better. By running a pressurized system the boiling point of water will...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2011, 03:47 PM
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Posted By RS1
That is next, winter is soon over.

That is next, winter is soon over.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2011, 05:08 AM
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Posted By RS1
Electric pump and pump/fan controller installed...

Electric pump and pump/fan controller installed and tried two days with hard driving with studded rally tires on a frozen lake. Worked excellent. Engine ran a little cold on highway driving in sub...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2011, 06:42 AM
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Posted By RS1
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Cavitation damage on a stock Volvo pump housing. If using the stock water pump, find the largest...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2010, 05:04 AM
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Posted By RS1
I purchased a GMB waterpump aswell not long ago...

I purchased a GMB waterpump aswell not long ago and it had the same cast impeller like this factory Volvo pump....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2010, 02:53 PM
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Posted By RS1
Note on using pure propylene glycol, such as...

Note on using pure propylene glycol, such as Evans.

http://www.uponone.com/howtos/15.pdf

If you are able to keep the water temp below boiling point of water, pure deionized water with some kind...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2010, 01:30 PM
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Posted By RS1
Of course the thermostat should never be removed...

Of course the thermostat should never be removed with the stock pump, only with an temperature controlled electric pump. When the coolant temperature is not up to working level, the pump will not...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2010, 05:35 AM
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Posted By RS1
Rember also the stock pump circulates water that...

Rember also the stock pump circulates water that bypasses the radiator, even when the thermostat is open. The inlet is in front of the impeller and there is a lower pressure there, the outlet of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 229
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Posted By RS1
The holes need to be drilled in the cylinder head...

The holes need to be drilled in the cylinder head deck. There are already holes in the gasket and the block in this area.

One interesting system would be to run a dry block. With just water in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2010, 02:37 PM
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Posted By RS1
Also drilling two 4mm holes on the rear of the...

Also drilling two 4mm holes on the rear of the head deck to let more water flow in the back of the head. Will lower the pressure in the rear and flow more water through the engine instead of just in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2010, 02:28 PM
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Posted By RS1
Davies craig ewp115 with digital pump and fan...

Davies craig ewp115 with digital pump and fan controller. Temperature can be set at different targets. Pump will run interdependently of the engine speed, but will be run according to the cooling...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 308,815
Posted By RS1
Electric pump with temperature control, remove...

Electric pump with temperature control, remove thermostat. The stock pump uses too much power at high rpm since the flow is overkill. The pump is made for a minimum flow at idle. If the pump...
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