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Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,559
Posted By aussyvolvo
I hear that a chipped ecu can do 300whp, but it...

I hear that a chipped ecu can do 300whp, but it won't be great. Are you going to put all the engine together before you put the engine in, or do upgrades over time?

I'd suggest getting an...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,559
Posted By aussyvolvo
explaining why you're doing this might also help....

explaining why you're doing this might also help. It'll give a more precise answer, or we could make suggestions as to what you're looking at.

For the ECU, you could just swap the engine, and keep...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,097
Posted By aussyvolvo
belts are weak, and should be maintained, but can...

belts are weak, and should be maintained, but can be good. Most modern engines are chain driven, so there's considerably less chance of breakage, causing interference to be a worry. Because I keep on...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,097
Posted By aussyvolvo
another engine can cost less than a full tank of...

another engine can cost less than a full tank of fuel here... so if you can't afford that, you're in trouble haha
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,097
Posted By aussyvolvo
here's an option, get a better engine, slowly...

here's an option, get a better engine, slowly build it. In the meantime, chuck an ebay special turbo on your current engine, learn how to do these things. If the engine survives, replace it anyway,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-05-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By aussyvolvo
so this model seems a little popular. If there's...

so this model seems a little popular. If there's any variations anyone wants, feel free to hit me up.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-03-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By aussyvolvo
Just a little adaptor project

I had an idea to just model an adaptor.... I didn't need to, but I do like to keep things neat sometimes, and I spent about a week prototyping, and printing an ECU adaptor for my 360 glt. I assume...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By aussyvolvo
hey I looked at that too, what stuff/company were...

hey I looked at that too, what stuff/company were you looking at?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By aussyvolvo
okay, the long version, the relay was dead, but...

okay, the long version, the relay was dead, but I've only had experience with cars where the fuel pump fails, so I did what I knew, which was to replace the pump. But I put in a bad pump. I did some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By aussyvolvo
pulley internal diameter

(I'm not sure which section this goes in)
I'm talking to someone to machine out a crank angle sensor wheel (36-1 missing tooth) center. I'll fit it between my round tooth crank gear, and acc. pulley...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By aussyvolvo
megasquirt is common here because it's diy...

megasquirt is common here because it's diy customisable, and very cheap for what it does. But many tuners (especially where I live) wont touch it. You do have a wide range of option like haltech etc....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,427
Posted By aussyvolvo
Hey man, no need to be in an aggressive mood with...

Hey man, no need to be in an aggressive mood with me, but vb242 did. He was talking about putting it his b21. I used the Xs to mean that it doesn't matter if it's b230 or b23, I know almost nothing...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,427
Posted By aussyvolvo
you can't run the b23xxx pistons in a b21xxx...

you can't run the b23xxx pistons in a b21xxx block, they are too wide... you'd have to hone them out to 2.3L. At that point, why not just get a b230 block?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By aussyvolvo
yeah. So the fuel pump wasn't working, but the...

yeah. So the fuel pump wasn't working, but the pump I put in was completely broken, this is where I was up to. But putting in the old one suddenly worked. There was also a fuel pressure regulator...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,427
Posted By aussyvolvo
That's not an issue, they may be so rusted that...

That's not an issue, they may be so rusted that it may not look like they are tapped, but they are.

My suggestion, run the penta block, and when you start getting power numbers where you're...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,551
Posted By aussyvolvo
A b230a would be carbureted but apparently...

A b230a would be carbureted but apparently doesn't exist, so that's probably not the lh2.4 that came with it, so if your car actually has lh, then it's not standard, and no one can answer this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By aussyvolvo
I was looking at solutions whilst posting, and...

I was looking at solutions whilst posting, and that's why the pressure regulator was the last thing, and I had a spare, and that seemed to fix it, but now it wants to idle at 1500 whilst warming up,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By aussyvolvo
360 starts, but floods

So I had pump problems (I took off a broken one, but the one that went on was broken, so I put the old one back on, now it's deciding to work). So I'm back to square 2 (square 1 was making it run).
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,252
Posted By aussyvolvo
upon closer inspection, there's huge gouges in...

upon closer inspection, there's huge gouges in the housing of the sc. I've also always wanted an itb setup, so this is an interim setup. The SC will happen, but later. I also want to have some fun,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,480
Posted By aussyvolvo
itb tps

So I came across these for a bargain, and I'm trying to figure out what I might have to do to fit a tps for ms2. I was thinking I'd have a new rod made that turns both banks of the assembly, but have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By aussyvolvo
I know I get spark, and when cranking I get about...

I know I get spark, and when cranking I get about 11v at the fuse behind the battery, and about 8v by the time it makes it to the place shown, and 0v by the time I check at the pump (I'm going to...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-07-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By aussyvolvo
I already have the parts on the way, but that...

I already have the parts on the way, but that shows no diode or 12v for me.... we'll see how that goes
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By aussyvolvo
so I found that the fuel pump doesn't go through...

so I found that the fuel pump doesn't go through the ecu (I think they share a relay though), when cranking, under the rear seat I get 8-9v only, and when testing resistance from the car's side, I...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-07-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By aussyvolvo
there is a D9, I can't quite read what's on it...

there is a D9, I can't quite read what's on it though, but it might be as you stated, the pcb also lignes it up to the right pin, are you saying that all I need to do is put the transistor in, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By aussyvolvo
it's 7 pin, but I will check the crank sensor on...

it's 7 pin, but I will check the crank sensor on the flywheel...... wait.... how do I check it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By aussyvolvo
360 fuel pump ground location?

so my trouble shooting has this on my 1986 LH volvo 360. the relay is working, there is voltage getting through the fuse behind the (about 11.5v), but the fuel pump is getting 0v, this is going by...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-06-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By aussyvolvo
I wasn't concerned about prices, or why the diode...

I wasn't concerned about prices, or why the diode was there haha just confused. Bobxyz, you say that I can get 12v from inside the box? I'm looking, and can't seem to find this information.

There...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,252
Posted By aussyvolvo
megasquirt, with fuel injected itb, sorry. This...

megasquirt, with fuel injected itb, sorry. This is for drift, and only a little bit for paddy bashing. So primarily higher rpm ranges.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,252
Posted By aussyvolvo
itb size

For the first time I want to do my own itb (I've helped a few honda buddies put some bolt ons on). So I found some cheep ones, and they are 43mm... is this good? and if so, then let's talk design,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-05-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By aussyvolvo
another iac ms question

I considered just using the relay option for a 2 wire lh2.4, but I'd rather my ms2 v2.2 deal with it (yes I finally got the upgrade). But I'm having a little trouble understanding this diagram...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,398
Posted By aussyvolvo
Welding shops can be very cheap to modify any...

Welding shops can be very cheap to modify any plenum (way less than $600).

I know you may not want to hear it, but itb would not have that issue. And if you get the sort that has a plenum, I'd...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,398
Posted By aussyvolvo
without a welder, you could get a 1/2" or so...

without a welder, you could get a 1/2" or so plate of aluminium, and drill out/adapt many different intakes, even from other cars.

kinda like this, but the intake side (be mindful of bolt...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-03-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,514
Posted By aussyvolvo
okay, I haven't looked at software yet (looked at...

okay, I haven't looked at software yet (looked at it ages ago, but have forgotten everything), so I'm just assuming I set up 2, and tell the software to do wasted. How should it be? Like 1-3 and 2-4...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-02-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,514
Posted By aussyvolvo
wait, I'm confused, when I look at this manual...

wait, I'm confused, when I look at this manual http://www.msextra.com/doc/general/sparkout-v22.html#logic it only has options for 4cyl cop, or 8 wasted.... should I use spark a, and spark b only? And...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By aussyvolvo
is that compared to the standard filter, or...

is that compared to the standard filter, or compared to the already short filter of the aq one that has the cooler?
Forum: website & board 11-01-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By aussyvolvo
cool, that works, all I have to do is make an...

cool, that works, all I have to do is make an imgr account, thanks man :-)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By aussyvolvo
that would have been great, but he made a really...

that would have been great, but he made a really good idea for adapting 740 engine mounts, and I might do that instead :) thanks for the link man. (they are sold out, but that's fine, I've always...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By aussyvolvo
huh I'd spent all day looking, and didn't find...

huh I'd spent all day looking, and didn't find that nugget, but it comes out at over twice the price ��
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By aussyvolvo
I just bought a "Intermotor Fuel Pump Relay...

I just bought a "Intermotor Fuel Pump Relay 59164"..... it says it's for my car, it looks the right shape, but it lists a bunch of relays that it can replace, but not mine...... but hey, it's only a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By aussyvolvo
fuel pump relay 0280 230 005

I have a spare volvo 360 I'm fixing to sell, and I think the relay is dead, but it's out of production.

On this page http://holdenpaedia.oldholden.com/Tachometric_Relay it says "The Bosch 0 280...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,597
Posted By aussyvolvo
so I had a parooze of your insta, and I can't...

so I had a parooze of your insta, and I can't quite understand what you meant. Are you saying that you lathed the inside of the volvo pulley down, to fit the custom spacer/ford pulley?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By aussyvolvo
thinner 360 mounts?

So I'm having interfearence with my 360glt engine mounts with the aq171's oil cooler (that I don't want to give up). Does anyone know of an option for a more narrow one, or if these can be cut down...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By aussyvolvo
oh yeah, I'm estimating it'll be about 25 days...

oh yeah, I'm estimating it'll be about 25 days (taking into consideration that I won't be there to switch to the next print the moment it ends)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By aussyvolvo
I found it warps a bit too much if I reduce it....

I found it warps a bit too much if I reduce it. It is also going to be sanded a lot, probably through the top layers, in intricate areas, so they'd need something for their chosen filler to sit on.
Forum: website & board 10-29-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By aussyvolvo
<img...

<img src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dqof1kLVsAAReQV.jpg" height="50%" width="50%">

that's a lot to remember, is there an easier way? plus doing the same % in height and width doesn't seem to...
Forum: website & board 10-29-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By aussyvolvo
image scaling in posts

I upload images from my phone to twitter, then use the image link system here. But they end up huge. Is there a simple code to make the images show up at like 20% of the size, in this forum?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By aussyvolvo
it's 1 of 32 parts for a scale model that someone...

it's 1 of 32 parts for a scale model that someone wanted of their home island.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-29-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,514
Posted By aussyvolvo
that's a sexy looking bit of kit. Why the K-jet...

that's a sexy looking bit of kit. Why the K-jet manifold, and is that a standard radiator?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By aussyvolvo
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dqof1kLVsAAReQV.jpg ...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dqof1kLVsAAReQV.jpg

I previously put square tooth pulleys on the engine to put it together. The crank pulley was cracked, and the cam/aux pulleys were like this. Now...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By aussyvolvo
thanks everyone. Money got a little tight after I...

thanks everyone. Money got a little tight after I had a small roadkill incident with my daily... so this'll happen, just later though. I will give updates on my build thread though.
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