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Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By classicswede
Just start with B20E timing map and modify from...

Just start with B20E timing map and modify from there
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By classicswede
The price does seem on the high side. Good...

The price does seem on the high side. Good rolling road chips are not going to be cheap as developement for the small number of chips is costly.

I stock BTI chips that are well known and proven...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By classicswede
The Melling pump (part number M181) from what I...

The Melling pump (part number M181) from what I can see is just a normal pump.

The 144 is increased flow for late turbo engines
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By classicswede
Never tried the pump from ACM but the normal high...

Never tried the pump from ACM but the normal high volume pump should be fine https://www.classicswede.co.uk/B2123_B230_Turbo_oil_pump_B230FT_B230FK/p1733344_19233367.aspx
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By classicswede
340? What engine will you be using? 360 with...

340? What engine will you be using?

360 with a redblock then there are some gearbox choices. Axle wise you could use a BMW pumpkin with custom prop and custom drive shafts. 5 link the beam. There...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By classicswede
They are not counter weights but the old fuel...

They are not counter weights but the old fuel pump drive. I see no reason why you can not grind them down and the some with the dizzy drive blank.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By classicswede
There are lots of 8v B230's putting out that kind...

There are lots of 8v B230's putting out that kind of power and some with good porting work putting out a lot more
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By classicswede
I keep stainless exhaust valves. 38mm is the most...

I keep stainless exhaust valves. 38mm is the most popular option. Valve springs I keep stiffer single springs and double valve spring kits
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By classicswede
News to me. Todays lesson thanks :)

News to me. Todays lesson thanks :)
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By classicswede
I beat you by a few seconds

I beat you by a few seconds
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By classicswede
The twin carbs were always a cast manifold with...

The twin carbs were always a cast manifold with exhaust. Tripple carb I suspect you are thinking of
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By classicswede
Your best bet is to put the rose joint on the...

Your best bet is to put the rose joint on the body end to keep it simple.
The bar is too small to take a insert big enough on the axle end
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,461
Posted By classicswede
I suppose we are really lucky to have our nice...

I suppose we are really lucky to have our nice flat roads like this

https://i.imgur.com/b9kK1if.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By classicswede
so you want us to work out what this "racing...

so you want us to work out what this "racing modification" is with no clues or photos?

If the rear end is very hard then chances are you need to change the springs to get a more compliant ride
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By classicswede
the cast manifold flows fairly well. Rather...

the cast manifold flows fairly well.

Rather than risking a RHD manifold fitting it would be better to build one to fit, other than the cost of getting the car here it will not cost any more
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By classicswede
The swedish ones are for LHD (think you had a LHD...

The swedish ones are for LHD (think you had a LHD one from me?)

I make RHD manifolds but only in stainless as they are hand build not worth doing in mild steel
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,921
Posted By classicswede
I would always keep preload to a minimum if any...

I would always keep preload to a minimum if any at all.

Runny 400lbs front springs I can still take speed bumps at 40MPH and be fairly smooth and driving quick down rough farm tracks is no problem
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,663
Posted By classicswede
other than the fact you need the fuel to burn...

other than the fact you need the fuel to burn with it and the extra to cool
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By classicswede
I had to do this repair on my 145, I used part of...

I had to do this repair on my 145, I used part of a late 240 scuttle for the repair sections
Forum: website & board 07-25-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By classicswede
A lot of body and mechanical is the same 140 to...

A lot of body and mechanical is the same 140 to 240.

You could go 240 Carb, 240 KJet, 240 Regina, 240 lh2.2, 240 lh2.4 etc but often owners do not know.

Attempting to break up into groups will...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,461
Posted By classicswede
Boats do not weigh much. What do you do with your...

Boats do not weigh much. What do you do with your Volvo if you do not have a tow bar? Also known as a reversing sensor
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,461
Posted By classicswede
60MPH in Germany when towing iirc With such...

60MPH in Germany when towing iirc

With such a light load it must be hard to remember you are towing.

https://i.imgur.com/sX85QwU.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,461
Posted By classicswede
We tow a lot with our 240's. We use 240's as the...

We tow a lot with our 240's. We use 240's as the plating on the 940 is a legal issue not that are not capable to towing just as much.

We use a 3 axle car transport trailer that keep the car you...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,261
Posted By classicswede
With this version...

With this version https://www.classicswede.co.uk/B200___B230_TTV_light_flywheel_for_Sachs_707_clutch/p1733344_19278133.aspx

and using a sachs 707 cover there are no clearance issues with the M46...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By classicswede
How so? Boring a B200 to 96mm will break right...

How so? Boring a B200 to 96mm will break right through the cylinder walls
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By classicswede
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::r...

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:


He will have very low compression if he did that
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,909
Posted By classicswede
The 16v part explains it. The length is about...

The 16v part explains it. The length is about right for 8v, the either sent you the wrong ones or just make them wrong

I can do one off mounts to the length you want
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
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: 35
Views: 3,099
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: 1,409
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: 22
Views: 2,315
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: 1,047
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: 1,259
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: 1,259
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: 229
Views: 72,724
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: 883
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: 2,213
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: 932
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: 2,596
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: 2,213
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: 14
Views: 1,909
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: 4,548
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: 870
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: 870
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: 24
Views: 2,258
Posted By classicswede
bakaxle.se

bakaxle.se
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,401
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: 4,401
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: 4,401
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: 4,401
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: 1,131
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
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