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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
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You might consider a cam design from the 80s or...

You might consider a cam design from the 80s or 90s and not the 60s. That means going to where they actually build serious Volvos not barely warmed over stock stuff. Back home.

And the choice to...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,495
Look we all know you are some young kid with...

Look we all know you are some young kid with enormous attitude and we've al seen cocky kids before and know how that goes..I am not addressing anything towards YOU,..You're just another mouthy...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,495
After all these years ..still have to repeat:...

After all these years ..still have to repeat: talking compression ratio without reference the intake valve closing ATDC is just taling..Dynamic compression is what counts... a 11.2 comp engine with...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Solid shim under or solid + lash caps select... ...

Solid shim under or solid + lash caps select...
There's even a select fit dealio to un-hydraulic the hydraulics..:)

But this is turbobricks, no point in just fapp-u-lational-abstract Bench...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
I didn't say that you were Iwannabercer....nor...

I didn't say that you were Iwannabercer....nor did I suggest or imply that you were..I respnded to the guy in Sachens about weights being un-important and certainly not
"much less"...

I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Why? don't bother..Answer those deluded ...

Why?

don't bother..Answer those deluded Iwannabearacer guys with the answer they NEED:

It's unimportant because you are not revving the things to 10,000 rpm so obessing about weights is...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
In USA 1.8 hydrulic and 16v which were all...

In USA 1.8 hydrulic and 16v which were all hydraulic...or whatever else is 35mm dia. hydraulic...Probably 2.slow
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,582
Truthiness! Actually.......a motor is more...

Truthiness!

Actually.......a motor is more than this oft repeated bullsh!t its just airflow...
There's also the next step: compressing what flowed in.

And then the next step: lighting off what...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,116
Yes I posted a accurate drawing several...

Yes I posted a accurate drawing several times...all measurements taken from center-line of the piston.
But I guess it isn't important enough to save anywhere..

And---it is kinda important..are...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Would you bet your life on that? Tell is the...

Would you bet your life on that? Tell is the weights!!!!! TELL US:omg:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,116
I have posted a print of the angles and depth..A...

I have posted a print of the angles and depth..A few times..You're going to have to search or just don't worry...Who needs them everybody says...Volvo put them in but seriously, what does Volvo know...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Only a very few turbo B23 had forged pistons.....

Only a very few turbo B23 had forged pistons.. very few..Bought a couple of core B23T for rebuilding and oddly one had forged pistons but the crank was cast iron..Never saw one of those before..
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 805
Goes on the one marked 30 or is it 54? A...

Goes on the one marked 30 or is it 54?
A certain somebody just did that on a certain 240 out in my garage...much swearing ensued till somebody pointed that out to the other guy...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
https://www.topofthetop.top/wp-content/uploads/201...

https://www.topofthetop.top/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/insultes-capitaine-haddock.jpg


SOLID SPACER
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Junge if you have a 400 whp car you do want the...

Junge if you have a 400 whp car you do want the gear ratios..getriebübersetzung and axle ratios to be both strong but also correct...
You going to make a car for driving 230 km-hr all day long? oder...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
39,7mm

39,7mm
Forum: showroom 01-12-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 100,511
Why is it sitting?:roll: What sort of oerson...

Why is it sitting?:roll:
What sort of oerson doesn't take their car out for some serious mayhem in the snow?:oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,337
Well fortunately raising dynamic compression is...

Well fortunately raising dynamic compression is one of the simplest and cheapest and do-able things one can do with direct fun results...performance and efficiency are 2 sides of the same coin...
If...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,337
Look under a 1967 Saab 96 for amazement....CD...

Look under a 1967 Saab 96 for amazement....CD around .32 then...smooth and clean floor the full length just aft of the sump (front sump)...

I always am baffled when people claim they wanna spend...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,517
I have only driven various cars with the .48...

I have only driven various cars with the .48 housing..
YBG 4x4 Cossie
2,3 8v Volvo--several
2,3 8v Ford Lima in Us Sierra

And reports from a number of others with B21T, Mitsubishi 4G63 Galant,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,517
Actually its an Escort Cosworth .63 turbine...

Actually its an Escort Cosworth .63 turbine housing...like this one here----->
Looks like ordinary Sierra 2wd Compressor side--with that wastegate actuator bracket bolted on the back side like that...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
The above are OK...but are you looking to do 8v_?...

The above are OK...but are you looking to do 8v_? 16v? Turbo? What compression...
I just happen to have some CP Pistons forged flat-top 96.5 pistons for stock rod length--152mm..
16v valve...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,337
Your gallons are much bigger because your pints...

Your gallons are much bigger because your pints are 20oz, quarts 40oz....while ours are 16oz and 32oz...that's a whopping 25% bigger-er. :oops:

Your 35 is our 26.25 Em Pea Gee
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 35,280
Skip the motion ratio talk for a second..Whatchoo...

Skip the motion ratio talk for a second..Whatchoo sayin, mang? The spring is behind the spindle....


shock is in front roughly what..How many INCHES from front pivot to axle center? How many...
Forum: showroom 12-31-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 38,168
Well? The answer is?????:oops: Share...

Well? The answer is?????:oops:

Share it.:oogle:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,987
Gentle suggestion: Find other "experts"... ...

Gentle suggestion: Find other "experts"...

Haven't read carefilly all your posts..I get that you don't have a garage.....but do you have a car-port? A friend with a car port?
A engine out of...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,173
I do know the circumstances..This sub-forum is...

I do know the circumstances..This sub-forum is called, and has been called for over 15 years
" performance & modifications "

Nothing in the world can destroy the performance of a car quicker than...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,173
In the mid 90s I saw interesting figure for...

In the mid 90s I saw interesting figure for France and Italy..
50% of drivers are women..
Italy 2% of car sales were automatic
France 3% of car sales were automatic.

Both places the traffic...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,497
Yep really...Says in your link "Volvo acquired...

Yep really...Says in your link "Volvo acquired Penta in 1935 and Volvo Penta has been part of the Volvo Group since then"

That help?
What's your point?
Are you trying to be funny?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,497
No source.. so Fake News. :oops: " Volvo...

No source.. so Fake News. :oops:

" Volvo köpte 1935 Pentaverken i Skövde som då blev Volvo Pentaverken."

Penta is just a trade name inside "
Volvo Personvagnar Aktiebolag

Volvo Personvagnar...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,497
That statement would surprise an awful lot of the...

That statement would surprise an awful lot of the workers and owners of Volvo..
Would you care to show us where this idea bubbled forth?

The company was started as a CAR manufacturing company,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,497
Punk is just a pro-noun..have no idea of what...

Punk is just a pro-noun..have no idea of what your name is and you act like a punk so punk it is..no way will I use the ludicrous "screen name", it is an embarrassment.

And with your fantastic...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 66,876
Ends of the bolts still the low thing on the...

Ends of the bolts still the low thing on the car...Saw or whizzer wheel off 1/2" or so..
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 953
Feeler gauge--from below--is a good check on...

Feeler gauge--from below--is a good check on clearance..Just need the pan and crank out of the way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Well finer thread means it'll tolerate higher...

Well finer thread means it'll tolerate higher torque...
Look at the Merikuhn equivalent of M8 x 1.25: 5/16 UNC
Like a M8 the torque is around 17-19 ft/lbs

Now look at a 5/16 UNF...well well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Well finer thread means it'll tolerate higher...

Well finer thread means it'll tolerate higher torque...
Look at the Merikuhn equivalent of M8 x 1.25: 5/16 UNC
Like a M8 the torque is around 17-19 ft/lbs

Now look at a 5/16 UNF...well well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
That's the ones..M10 x 1.5 reduced hex---15mm hex...

That's the ones..M10 x 1.5 reduced hex---15mm hex

For even tighter clearances there's also M10x 1.5 with 14mm hex and no integral washer
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,850
Next time buy rods which are crank steered. Makes...

Next time buy rods which are crank steered. Makes choice of pistons easier.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
What size are they?

What size are they?
Forum: showroom 12-21-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 100,511
At least these Volvos are moving in snow> And...

At least these Volvos are moving in snow>
And moving in snow as God intended: sideways!
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,497
Lousy job as usual trolling, punk. If you...

Lousy job as usual trolling, punk.

If you are going to try to troll make an effort to not troll things somebody never said..

Only little whiny bitches worry about rotating weight because they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
It goes to bolt /fastener size.... if M8 give...

It goes to bolt /fastener size....
if M8 give 'er 19 ft/lbs
if M10 x 1.5 give it 43 ft/lbs
Use the right all metal locking nuts..
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,626
Oh i know what things weigh...But the incel boy...

Oh i know what things weigh...But the incel boy is awfully cocky..He thinks he's smart..So let's see how smart he is...

Its been posted 10,437,897 times.....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,626
Donät be arrogant again, kiddo.. And above all...

Donät be arrogant again, kiddo..
And above all a guy with your sub-4th grade reading and judgement skills should NOT be telling other people what I respect or don't...

Try and pay...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,497
He said he wants to be creative..learn...Science!...

He said he wants to be creative..learn...Science!


Or just troll the f**k outta everybody and watch their head ass-plode.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 953
None that I know of in the last 40 years... ...

None that I know of in the last 40 years...

Besides, while stock new clearance is about .0012" with Mahle cast pistons, you can do just dandy with .002-.0022" or twice factory spec...

But .004"...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 953
Gawddam, do you study anything or is all...

Gawddam, do you study anything or is all knowledge from asking on forums?
You want something that works good but cheap?
Then do it right.

You want to see if the GROOVE is excessively worn..
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,173
This is one thing you could do..More fun than...

This is one thing you could do..More fun than normal..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTejigznA_0&t=204s


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/uTejigznA_0"...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,497
Great! Here's an easier experiment.. Pull off 2...

Great! Here's an easier experiment.. Pull off 2 plug wires...
Try 1 and 3..Then 2 and 4.
Do some test runs--use a stop watch naturally...

Or maybe a calendar.

Then you'll know what to expect...
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