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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By oldschoolvolvo
90volvo did you end up making a j-pipe?

90volvo did you end up making a j-pipe?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Arctic Silver works well...

Arctic Silver works well...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,157
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://www.kgtrimning.org/200-ser-1/exhaust-syste...

https://www.kgtrimning.org/200-ser-1/exhaust-system/sport/876-h.html
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The B21/B23 use the same style crank gear AFAIK. ...

The B21/B23 use the same style crank gear AFAIK.
KL Racing has a few different p/ns depending on the "woodruff key" style. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,285
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
16v crank gear is only ~25mm wide IIRC.

16v crank gear is only ~25mm wide IIRC.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
What chassis are you planning to put it in? ...

What chassis are you planning to put it in?

Here's what I used to put the 16v head in my 242. I'm running n/a LH2.4 currently.

-B23/230 head gasket (1378646)
-Melling VS1268 valve springs (97...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,265
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=35...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351238
Jack had a similar issue...not sure if he ever got it sorted out.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,924
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Here's a good breakdown of crankcase vent theory...

Here's a good breakdown of crankcase vent theory I found on a SR20 forum...can be applied to redblocks as well....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,093
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Car sounds good!

Car sounds good!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,710
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The alternator bracket. ...

The alternator bracket.

https://i.imgur.com/29kXByQl.jpg
Forum: showroom 06-02-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 930
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Does it run rich at idle after warmed up? ...

Does it run rich at idle after warmed up?

IIRC when I had LH2.2 turbo a cold start would read 14.7 on the wideband initially and then richened up to ~12 until the car warmed up. Hot idle bounced...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,339
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://cardiagn.com/2014-2015-volvo-s60-11-v60-wi...

https://cardiagn.com/2014-2015-volvo-s60-11-v60-wiring-diagram-pdf/

it will take some deciphering...but this should help, no?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
check these guys out on FB...I don't know them,...

check these guys out on FB...I don't know them, but looks like they do nice work.
https://i.imgur.com/YVV81WRl.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Not sure there is one comprehensive conversion...

Not sure there is one comprehensive conversion guide, but the greenbook wiring diagrams are your friend.

In case you need some more reference material: www.ozvolvo.org/archive

I've done this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Maybe you have run across this pic, but "jao"...

Maybe you have run across this pic, but "jao" made one from 16g exhaust tubing.

The transition at the manifold flange will take some additional time/fab.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,313
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Fw-w-d75Caw" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Robert DIY has loaner tools too ...

Robert DIY has loaner tools too
https://www.robertspinner.com/tools_services.htm
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Some good guidance here: ...

Some good guidance here:
http://brickspeed.net/forum/showthread.php?tid=903
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Does it have Bosch Jetronic or Rex/Regina EMS? ...

Does it have Bosch Jetronic or Rex/Regina EMS?

On a Bosch system I’d suspect the ignition module aka powerstage. I had some similar symptoms and they were resolved by separating the powerstage...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,511
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Great work!

Great work!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do you have an infrared thermometer? Check the...

Do you have an infrared thermometer? Check the thermostat housing for the actual temp reading to see if it is above normal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
If you want the clutch to grab earlier in the...

If you want the clutch to grab earlier in the release stroke, you could put a shim (aka wooden block, etc) behind the clutch pedal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes a bit of grease or oil on the inner lip is...

Yes a bit of grease or oil on the inner lip is def a good idea.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Under acceleration the engine will torque over to...

Under acceleration the engine will torque over to the pass side.

Do you have a pic of your current setup?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 40,777
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/5...

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51aghtGqBKL._AC_SY355_.jpg
This is what the O2 sensor looks like unplugged. There are two connectors.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes you can run the engine without the gearbox...

Yes you can run the engine without the gearbox installed. I did it for the same reason you describe.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 39,622
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
How's this 16vT coming along?

How's this 16vT coming along?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I’ve used a channel lock pliers to press out the...

I’ve used a channel lock pliers to press out the rubber bushing.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,603
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do you have an angle finder (phone app should...

Do you have an angle finder (phone app should work too)?

I've done it by measuring the angle of the center cartridge with the 13C on the car and then matching that angle when the 15G is installed....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 80,418
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks good. Great color!

Looks good. Great color!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,467
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Good to know!

Good to know!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 97,844
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yea would be a hoot for sure. I'd like to...

Yea would be a hoot for sure.

I'd like to turn it into a "B204GT" clone, but fitting the turbo + manifold + downpipe in a 240 is a challenge without getting out the sledgehammer or sourcing rare...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 97,844
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:rofl: small world!

:rofl: small world!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 97,844
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/0AO9hJkSRt0" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,467
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Agree. Iíve learned that this is the better route...

Agree. Iíve learned that this is the better route to take.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
To prevent confusion...the 9202100 injectors...

To prevent confusion...the 9202100 injectors (Bosch 0 280 155 968) are referred to as "green giants".
The stock B230FT injectors (Bosch 0 280 150 804) are referred to as "green tops"

Make sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
my guess is upper radiator hose drips a little at...

my guess is upper radiator hose drips a little at certain points when the engine is running
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 97,844
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Fair point. IMO there is enough slack in the two...

Fair point. IMO there is enough slack in the two wires to absorb some engine vibration. Something to keep my eye on I guess :e-shrug:.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 97,844
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Rev 2 of the remote oil pressure sender. I used...

Rev 2 of the remote oil pressure sender.
I used a steel fitting at the block and a 18" pre-made line (16" would have been ok in retrospect)
https://i.imgur.com/OzIYgD2l.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,009
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
that should clean up nicely.

that should clean up nicely.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://i.imgur.com/b3t5JoRl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/b3t5JoRl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/uj0xAz0l.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 241,053
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
really clean, looks great!

really clean, looks great!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://i.imgur.com/v2Iw8Prl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/v2Iw8Prl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/qPte4Mgl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/srJ4ndEl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/o5s6Zy0l.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,330
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I’ve used this when swapping cams. Permatex 81950...

I’ve used this when swapping cams. Permatex 81950
https://www.permatex.com/products/lubricants/specialty-lubricants/permatex-ultra-slick-engine-assembly-lube/
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I have a M45 without bellhousing in my garage. I...

I have a M45 without bellhousing in my garage. I will take some pictures with approx measurements for you.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,757
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work with the WGA bracket. FWIW...one...

Nice work with the WGA bracket.

FWIW...one of these type of oil drain connections may gain you some clearance....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 97,844
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:cheers: Thanks for the input. I'll...

:cheers:



Thanks for the input. I'll probably re-do it with steel fittings for a better long-term solution.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 97,844
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks for the tip. Something like this...

Thanks for the tip.

Something like this might be a good alternative:
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/y2gAAOSwUchaA55G/s-l500.jpg
Fragola 604604

Or something like this. Only reason I used the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 97,844
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Added an oil pressure an volt gauge in the radio...

Added an oil pressure an volt gauge in the radio slot. I made the mount out of some scrap MDF I had laying around the garage. I remote mounted the sender b/c of space issues with the alternator and...
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