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Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2019, 12:54 PM
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Posted By nos245na
Apparently I am the killer of threads this week....

Apparently I am the killer of threads this week. Is he still making these chip?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2019, 04:56 PM
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Posted By nos245na
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,655
Posted By nos245na
I ran 2 hits of nitrous on my 245 back in the...

I ran 2 hits of nitrous on my 245 back in the late 90's. Totaled about 150hp. The motor had a set of pistons that I had gotten from Manley I believe. We adapted a set of Honda rods to make it work. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By nos245na
Sooo...Megasquirt it is.

Sooo...Megasquirt it is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By nos245na
no start issue

Guys ,
Having a nagging problem with my 1984 242 running Bosch 2.0. Driving normally then shut off like a switch.
Common issue,right --FP relay--> no change.
No fuel pump sounds even when...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,381
Posted By nos245na
Drag racing a heavy car with low hp ( relative )...

Drag racing a heavy car with low hp ( relative ) Steel flywheel for higher inertia.
Light car high HP --- Aluminum flywheel all day long. A steel flywheel hits the tires too hard.

The clutch I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,381
Posted By nos245na
I already knew they were coming, John. I am ready...

I already knew they were coming, John. I am ready whenever you are. Researching some upper rpm profiles for my lsr project :oogle:

Looking forward to some 6 cylinder stuff even if its one off.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 455,989
Posted By nos245na
Actually, The rotating assembly was pretty...

Actually,
The rotating assembly was pretty darn good Jonathan. :) It took one small slug to balance ( which is pretty normal ). The crank was on the mid out of the box and was finished well. Light...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,736
Posted By nos245na
This is what my set up ses too. Of course I am...

This is what my set up ses too. Of course I am not using 2.2 . I know there are others using an msd box. Maybe they will chime in and help you get going...
George
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,641
Posted By nos245na
A little bit of misinformation in this thread. ...

A little bit of misinformation in this thread.
B230, B23, B21 etc are all internally balanced. The flywheel and crank pulley are neutral so there should be no need to balance those items. Some...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,592
Posted By nos245na
For drag racing , big rear sway and no front bar....

For drag racing , big rear sway and no front bar. Use a rear shock with as close to 50/50 valving as possible with a light rear spring(propably S10 shocks). In front use as close as you can get to a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,272
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Posted By nos245na
I hate to tell you this but it is soooo much...

I hate to tell you this but it is soooo much easier to shim a head like that on the bench.:-(
Take that head back off. You will thank me.

Contact Lawrence (Fidel ) about the shims. He has a...
Forum: showroom 07-24-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,052
Posted By nos245na
Oh my goodness. There are classes based on...

Oh my goodness.

There are classes based on body mods and engine size.
It's 5000 feet of elevation. Not distance. Racing with less air . In good years the cars leave black stripes on the salt. In...
Forum: showroom 07-22-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,052
Posted By nos245na
A few suggestions. Getting to Wendover is a...

A few suggestions.
Getting to Wendover is a SERIOUS undertaking. Getting the car there, getting it through tech, getting representative runs etc. Not for the faint of heart.

I am initially...
Forum: showroom 07-21-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,052
Posted By nos245na
It cuts a smaller hole in the air. If you think...

It cuts a smaller hole in the air. If you think about it this way, with the roof winshield gone the frontal area just got about 3.5 feet smaller. No matter how aerodynamic the greenhouse is , if its...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,360
Posted By nos245na
ok guys. so your mileage may freakin' vary:-P ...

ok guys. so your mileage may freakin' vary:-P


I have never had a problem in multiple applications and situations. My digital 7 in my race car has individual cylinder timing, gear change timing...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,360
Posted By nos245na
Interesting approach. I have been using MSD...

Interesting approach.
I have been using MSD boxes in my Volvo, my race cars , my street cars for over 15 years. Never a problem. Ever. I guess that makes me an old fart. MSD 6, 6AL ,MSD 7, Digital 7...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-10-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 455,989
Posted By nos245na
Remember that "prime me" tape I put on there...

Remember that "prime me" tape I put on there Rob.:)
George
Forum: showroom 07-09-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 269,238
Posted By nos245na
I understand. I would just be afraid of the...

I understand.
I would just be afraid of the roof skin being in a bind and when you cut that roof loose it gets all wonky. Especially with you having so many other structures out of the car right now...
Forum: showroom 07-09-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 269,238
Posted By nos245na
Not sure if you're joking here but what a lot of...

Not sure if you're joking here but what a lot of people do is cut holes in the roof. True , some cut the whole roof but you dont have to. Then you just do the small amount of body work afterwards...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 455,989
Posted By nos245na
Motor Update for Rob

Since everyone is apparently watching...
Robs bottom end is machined. The block has been line honed and the bores have been bored with a deckplate with the head studs in place.
I have a busy week...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,010
Posted By nos245na
Sorry. Old school. :oops: Rotator means new...

Sorry. Old school. :oops:
Rotator means new rotating assembly. Meaning freshly ground crank, new rods and pistons, etc.

Let me know if you need any help.
George
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,010
Posted By nos245na
Bill, with the sleeve size that you mentioned I...

Bill, with the sleeve size that you mentioned I wouldnt do just the one . If you are going to go the 1/8 wall , do all four and have the guy siamese them . Two next to each other would be .250 and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,010
Posted By nos245na
align hone the block first then... do the...

align hone the block first then...

do the above check on number 1 and number 4 holes.Then get your number for decking.

George in DC
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,287
Posted By nos245na
Let me see if I can find that flange . Gime a day...

Let me see if I can find that flange . Gime a day before you put it on ebay. I will move this conversation to PMs.
George
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,287
Posted By nos245na
No . Im sorry. I mean what is the exhaust flange...

No . Im sorry. I mean what is the exhaust flange footprint. Will it bolt on a T3/T4 flange or is it something different ? If it will , I can fit it . I have a proturbo manifold. I could just brace it...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,287
Posted By nos245na
Whats the footprint on that turbo ? :oogle: ...

Whats the footprint on that turbo ? :oogle:

George in DC
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2009, 11:46 PM
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Posted By nos245na
Its all good. Its already rough bored now and...

Its all good. Its already rough bored now and will be honed with the plate this week. Then it will get line honed. I am hoping only two to three preassemblies of the rotator to get it all squared...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,441
Posted By nos245na
Ok . I have a test for those who have access to a...

Ok . I have a test for those who have access to a dial bore guage and some time. This comes from someone who has been building race motors for years.

Take your redblock, small block ,big block,...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,670
Posted By nos245na
The messed up think is I have built B series...

The messed up think is I have built B series motors for customers :-P
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,670
Posted By nos245na
I will measure mine up when I start building the...

I will measure mine up when I start building the aluminum motor. I will share that too.
George
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,670
Posted By nos245na
Well I guess the best way to answer the first...

Well I guess the best way to answer the first question is that I had the motor in my hands before it went in the dumpster.

For the second question, I dont know, where is it ?

We are building a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,670
Posted By nos245na
Hey guys . I am glad that you are finding the...

Hey guys . I am glad that you are finding the info useful. The "finally" part comes from the
B230 vs B23 thing.I have yet to see the side by side numbers. Looking at the drawing I made I did copy...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,670
Posted By nos245na
Thanks Alex. The purpose of this procedure was...

Thanks Alex. The purpose of this procedure was illustrate why builders in Sweden are doing block fills. There is lots of lore about the B23 block and this is meant to inform.
There are pictures of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,670
Posted By nos245na
Volvo B23 & B230 OHC Blocks Sonic Tested -- Finally

Here you go. These are the results from a sonic test that I had done for Rob's (VolvoRules)new engine build. As many of you know it had the "Hey, Kool Aid" moment a few weeks ago. I am doing my best...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,133
Posted By nos245na
Sorry for the delay. Brain fade --new baby. ...

Sorry for the delay. Brain fade --new baby.

24.5 x 44.5 on the mouth of the intake. So its about the same. This is a brand new 204gt intake still with the factory stickers on it. Never run. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,809
Posted By nos245na
Even better . Use the US Dollar vs Canadian...

Even better . Use the US Dollar vs Canadian Dollar arbitrage. If you know what that means then you know what to do :-P

George
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,809
Posted By nos245na
PR no. Business yes.

PR no. Business yes.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,809
Posted By nos245na
3 words: "Partner with Dale" He's done the...

3 words:
"Partner with Dale"

He's done the work.
He supports the Volvo aftermarket.
You support the Volvo aftermarket.
Test his stuff.
Sell it through an exclusive agreement for X years.
I...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,878
Posted By nos245na
I actually saw a marine version of the D5 .. I...

I actually saw a marine version of the D5 .. I might be wrong its been like a year.
g
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,809
Posted By nos245na
Hey Dale, Last time there was a thread...

Hey Dale,
Last time there was a thread regarding your stuff I chimmed in and said to let me know a price for front and rear. I never heard from you. If you have them please let me know with specs...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,809
Posted By nos245na
Just make matching rears... I'd be in for...

Just make matching rears...
I'd be in for both.(240)
George
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,878
Posted By nos245na
I am not sure how common it is but if you google...

I am not sure how common it is but if you google it you will find the Penta part number.Thats all I did then I called him with that #. My buddys marina is in So. Maryland and he sells boats with...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,878
Posted By nos245na
D5 in the States

Believe it or not there are plenty of the D5 motors available in the US. It is a Marine powerplant that is available through any Penta dealer. I have a buddy who owns a marina and he checked on a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,133
Posted By nos245na
I will do what I can... G

I will do what I can...
G
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,133
Posted By nos245na
I have one of each here and the 204 is definitely...

I have one of each here and the 204 is definitely smaller as cast but there is room to make it just as big as the 234. There seems to be room to port it to a reasonable size to match a well ported...
Forum: showroom 01-06-2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 17,033
Posted By nos245na
Its all good.... It has to rank way up there...

Its all good....
It has to rank way up there for sure.
George
Forum: showroom 01-06-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 17,033
Posted By nos245na
A cast crank would have just broken. :omg: It...

A cast crank would have just broken. :omg: It broke that cast block like it was a glass bowl or something. Broken all the way to the pan rail --on both sides . ANY rod would have broken. It is (was)...
Forum: showroom 01-03-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 17,033
Posted By nos245na
Stock rods in that thing ? G

Stock rods in that thing ?
G
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,967
Posted By nos245na
Both :nod:

Both :nod:
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