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Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 19,322
Posted By iadr
Myth. They looked like they hung like rope in the...

Myth. They looked like they hung like rope in the technical drawings/advert drawings, so people concluded they were.
Actual material was a spring steel, OD-ground, solid tube.

Just FYI
Forum: performance & suspension 01-01-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,990
Posted By iadr
Volvo b21A from a Canadian board member.

Volvo b21A from a Canadian board member.
Forum: performance & suspension 10-20-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,111
Posted By iadr
My '73 dead stock (aside from 16" alloys), GL...

My '73 dead stock (aside from 16" alloys), GL trim, no sunroof, leather, m41 car weighed at 2630. One would think that would be the heaviest, bar the 74's.
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,211
Posted By iadr
OE is 300 -or about 306 if you use exact...

OE is 300 -or about 306 if you use exact conversion from metric.

You might do well to ignore the above advice to double it.

John Parker lists progressives which might be worth considering. Just...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-06-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,260
Posted By iadr
Wagner. Here: ...

Wagner.

Here:

http://www.wagnercompanies.com/Elbows_and_Wall_Returns_for_Pi.aspx

Not everything is in stock at all times by any means.

Used them for my Quad4 tubular to b234 adaptation,...
Forum: showroom 07-07-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By iadr
Red & silver car was built and campaigned by...

Red & silver car was built and campaigned by Barry Munsen of Edmonton. It was run in IMSA Gt3, and was a popyred-orange and yellow when he had it, same as the 1800E is still has,
He sold it in...
Forum: performance & suspension 04-20-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,824
Posted By iadr
My understanding is that the "Patriot by...

My understanding is that the "Patriot by Pertronix" header is the old Thunderbird brand header. Very nice piece, and fairly new at IPD. The photos so far (in this thread and at their site) do not...
Forum: showroom 07-20-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,056
Posted By iadr
That has a b230 with a AQ marine intake and carb....

That has a b230 with a AQ marine intake and carb. Hood scoop is functional- carb's aircleaner extends up into it. It was advertised on the IPD classified for about a month in spring 2002. I have pics...
Forum: performance & suspension 01-18-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,555
Posted By iadr
AU6.32LB x 10. Metric nuts x 10. OE washers...

AU6.32LB x 10. Metric nuts x 10. OE washers (early female head head bolts have the ones you want) seem better suited than anything ARP makes.
Cummins diesel. They are the standard 190Kpsi material,...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2004, 12:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,415
Posted By iadr
Sorry Tom, you are wrong this time. TTY...

Sorry Tom, you are wrong this time.

TTY bolts suck, here and in most any other application. Perfect example of over educated engineers, over thinking the problem without using their perceptive...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-13-2004, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By iadr
I based it off the Turbo in the description.

I based it off the Turbo in the description.
Forum: showroom 08-13-2004, 01:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By iadr
Aluminum, only about 15-20 deg from horizontal,...

Aluminum, only about 15-20 deg from horizontal, supported by three or four small adjustable heim-joint and rod turnbuckles. Sort of like on: http://www.moldestuket.com/gtxr.htm , but more detailed,...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-13-2004, 01:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,415
Posted By iadr
yes, the head bolts to use are the ones with a...

yes, the head bolts to use are the ones with a female hex top, often called an allen-key-type head.

They have a fuller main diameter, shorter threading, and presumablely different material.
...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-13-2004, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By iadr
That'd be an industrial diesel based motor. ...

That'd be an industrial diesel based motor.

And the mods will have a hissy about you posting this, even if you had correctly put it in for-sale
Forum: performance & suspension 08-13-2004, 12:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,810
Posted By iadr
Exhaust flow is limited by the low port floor and...

Exhaust flow is limited by the low port floor and virtual absence of a short turn radius. IMO, porting without raising the exhaust port floor is leaving two-thirds the potential gains unused.

I...
Forum: showroom 08-10-2004, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By iadr
I'm curious too. If I had to guess I'd say late...

I'm curious too.
If I had to guess I'd say late 240 just mounted further forward (sides patched together??) with the bumper pushed in, and the car sitting low.
Forum: showroom 08-07-2004, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By iadr
We need to know the width to answer that. I...

We need to know the width to answer that.

I know someone with ET (offset)18mm 7.5 x 16's and they fit nicely, but very tight to the lip of the fender... and I gues I don't know his tire size.
Forum: showroom 08-04-2004, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By iadr
Yeah, I tried my Taurus wheels on my dad's 82...

Yeah, I tried my Taurus wheels on my dad's 82 245. They hit the front strut tubes. Also there is an issue with the center bore being about .100" too small. I put spacers that made them non hubcentric...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-04-2004, 07:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,992
Posted By iadr
Some of you might be familiar with the Primedia...

Some of you might be familiar with the Primedia Engine Masters Challenge, held each year, now going on the 3rd season.

The first year 3rd place nationally ( and we are talking engines built by...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-28-2004, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By iadr
Scat and Eagle import and put their names on the...

Scat and Eagle import and put their names on the same Chinese sourced rods. Because they are importing them, I'd be very surprised if they were truly doing customs. More like they are matching...
Forum: showroom 07-25-2004, 08:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,864
Posted By iadr
Sorry Pelle, I meant that in reply to the...

Sorry Pelle,

I meant that in reply to the other poster, who was still debating b20 options vs other OHC options.
No intention to question the quality of engineering of your car, or your...
Forum: showroom 07-25-2004, 12:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,864
Posted By iadr
Pelle, sorry to keep asking (I asked on the...

Pelle, sorry to keep asking (I asked on the AmazonForum, where I mostly just listen)... that motor mount, would that be the same as 544 or 140? It looks very nicely finished... I assume you made it?...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-24-2004, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,088
Posted By iadr
http://www.volvo.com/volvopenta/na/en-us/marineeng...

http://www.volvo.com/volvopenta/na/en-us/marineengines/outofproductionengines/gasengine/sterndrive/

no 531, no
A cam
forged crank
Forum: showroom 07-24-2004, 05:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,864
Posted By iadr
ever consider putting a b20 in front of an M46...

ever consider putting a b20 in front of an M46 (or just an m46 bellousing & a T5) and making it lean the opposite way?
Would leave lots of room on the passenger side for intake and a true turbo...
Forum: showroom 07-24-2004, 04:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,928
Posted By iadr
UMM, Doug? You feeling yourself? Actually...

UMM, Doug? You feeling yourself?

Actually mods, you sure someone hasn't stole Doug's sign in...?


:rofl:
Forum: showroom 07-20-2004, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,296
Posted By iadr
hmmm. "OHC 142" "hot 544" ...

hmmm.

"OHC 142"

"hot 544"


hmm..
Forum: performance & suspension 07-20-2004, 05:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,209
Posted By iadr
Would it not be correct to say with stickier...

Would it not be correct to say with stickier tires, more weight comes off the back end than Volvo predicted with A/S 185/75/14's?

If so that runs counter to the experiences of those seeing gains...
Forum: showroom 07-18-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,755
Posted By iadr
Umm... 405 now too? the 398 I have pics of.. the...

Umm... 405 now too? the 398 I have pics of.. the 405 I have only one sliced pic via Dana from Europe
Forum: performance & suspension 07-17-2004, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By iadr
http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?p...

http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?p=196121
Forum: performance & suspension 07-17-2004, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By iadr
Got it. I had also recalled DBS saying the...

Got it.

I had also recalled DBS saying the PRV had 37mm exh valves, so I thought the quality and size of those might be good. I'll do some measuring.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-15-2004, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By iadr
same here- 24V Cummins, but there are 20 of these...

same here- 24V Cummins, but there are 20 of these per set (aha said I, "I can buy a set and split it") and also 6 other studs ("oops, nope, best to buy bulk"). Maybe 400 sets?

Anyway, I thought it...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-14-2004, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By iadr
bump (I'd like to know, too)

bump

(I'd like to know, too)
Forum: performance & suspension 07-14-2004, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By iadr
calling stealth, others, Valve seats source?

Stealth, you've mentioned that there is not a whole lot of room in the Volvo head for bigger valve seat inserts, presumable especially in the BCP heads.
Any part numbers/sources you've found do...
Forum: performance & suspension 07-14-2004, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By iadr
excellent. thanks. My experience with using ARP...

excellent. thanks. My experience with using ARP studs on pre 75 OHV Volvo b20's has been overwhelmingly positive

Ian
Forum: performance & suspension 06-23-2004, 01:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,750
Posted By iadr
Rather more than that:...

Rather more than that: http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2466079238&category=9903
Forum: showroom 06-21-2004, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By iadr
Are you absolutely sure that is per set of four?...

Are you absolutely sure that is per set of four? Kenny W (Cptn Bondo/Green Death) looked into making his own and he felt the bare cost was around $190-220 if not more. If it is for four he has a...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-12-2004, 02:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By iadr
Care to explain the counter logic, or missing...

Care to explain the counter logic, or missing logic? I think I covered the bases of the basics by specifically using the term Reciprocating weight, not Rotating weight.

BTW, this may not be the...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-07-2004, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By iadr
The NSX ones are coated which solves one of the...

The NSX ones are coated which solves one of the main issues. One of the problems is that titianium is very "sticky", and areas like the cheeks rubbing on the sides of the crank journals experience...
Forum: showroom 06-07-2004, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By iadr
49mm, as far as I know, or 6mm (quarter inch)...

49mm, as far as I know, or 6mm (quarter inch) more than the "850" wheels we are know
Forum: performance & suspension 06-07-2004, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By iadr
thanks John. yeah, if someone really needs, I can...

thanks John. yeah, if someone really needs, I can make up a set.

Summary of what of found making wires from scratch: 240 wires are not a hard match up, but 700/900 are all but impossible to get...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-24-2004, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By iadr
Sean- I used Delta, in Tacoma- made m-exh lobe on...

Sean- I used Delta, in Tacoma- made m-exh lobe on both on tight centerline (105/105) for my own use and v on tight centerline (107/107) for possibly my own use, and X on wide centerline for future...
Forum: showroom 05-23-2004, 12:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,920
Posted By iadr
the wheels on the 220 (122 wagon) are Ford Bullit...

the wheels on the 220 (122 wagon) are Ford Bullit Mustang wheels, not Torq-Thrusts, fwiw
Forum: performance & suspension 05-23-2004, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By iadr
You can also drill the other coolant holes...

You can also drill the other coolant holes (exceept the one you musn't), throught the deck of the head, using a gasket as a template. I'm going to try that to hopefully reduce chamber hot spots. PM...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-22-2004, 11:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,373
Posted By iadr
Hey Oscar, can you email me, iadr@hotmail.com,...

Hey Oscar, can you email me, iadr@hotmail.com, with a measurement of the head to furthest point out, on a b204Gt intake manifold casting? I'm wondering how close it might be to working in a 142,...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-22-2004, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By iadr
I use a overgrown Dremel called a "DeWalt cut out...

I use a overgrown Dremel called a "DeWalt cut out tool for dry wall", set to the needed speed with a wall type rotary dimmer switch mounted in a residential wiring box, inline of the extention cord....
Forum: performance & suspension 05-22-2004, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By iadr
IMO, the only way you'll come close to making...

IMO, the only way you'll come close to making that work is to use lash caps.

( http://www3.telus.net/public/iadr/V/tech_mine/lash%20cap2.jpg ,...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-09-2004, 02:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By iadr
If I may speak for Kenny, yeah the turbo he ran...

If I may speak for Kenny, yeah the turbo he ran was *not* a tdo413c- it was the tdo5 - significantly larger
Forum: performance & suspension 05-05-2004, 01:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,961
Posted By iadr
The first piston is, as you might guess by the...

The first piston is, as you might guess by the IPIX logo, off Ebay, but a couple years ago.

It doesn't appear to have the taller, b23 compression distance- more like b230, if anything.

The...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-04-2004, 11:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,961
Posted By iadr
Couple things-the first pic is a allegedly Volvo...

Couple things-the first pic is a allegedly Volvo redblock set of pistons which appear to have a smaller diameter dish. I saved it as B23F, but it may not be.

<img...
Forum: performance & suspension 04-29-2004, 06:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,161
Posted By iadr
<img...

<img src=http://www3.telus.net/public/iadr/b23_Ian_heartchambers2a.jpg </img>

and I'm still fooling around a bit. Those are 46/38mm valves, and I probably should upload a pic of 46/38's in a stock...
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