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Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 191
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Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Lookin fresh...that green paint is 100!

Lookin fresh...that green paint is 100!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I believe that is just the light in that...

I believe that is just the light in that pic...after closer inspection, #1 has noticably less carbon on the majority of the piston surface.

Remainder of the last bolt is out. It came out rather...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ha, that's true...gotta look on the bright side. ...

Ha, that's true...gotta look on the bright side.

This is my first headgasket job, so to be honest I don't exactly know what I'm looking for as far as a failure mode.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Good news is that the head is off, but what a...

Good news is that the head is off, but what a chore! I drilled the head off of the bolt, but then had to lift the head off of what was left which turned out to be quite difficult because of how close...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks. Iíll put them back in before working on...

Thanks. Iíll put them back in before working on the trouble bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks for all the input! Yes, 10mm allen...

Thanks for all the input!

Yes, 10mm allen head and M12x1.75 threads on the head bolts.

I will report back on any developments.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Question B21 head bolt removal problem

(Cross posted from my project thread, figured I might get some more feedback here)
http://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=5880257&postcount=169

Car: 1979 242 (B21F) 220k miles

Hit a bit of...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 44,362
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Howdy local! LS turbo will be sweeet. Also,...

Howdy local! LS turbo will be sweeet.

Also, if one of the head bolts came out like this, what are the chances of it not stripping the threads in the block when reinstalling? (upper half of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 44,362
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Hit a bit of a snag in my headgasket repair. ...

Hit a bit of a snag in my headgasket repair.

I rounded one of the rear head bolts trying to loosen it...:(

All the others came out without too much drama.

What is the best course of action...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,084
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^Is that car/engine still around somewhere?

^^Is that car/engine still around somewhere?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,674
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You don't have to weld on a M4x bellhousing if...

You don't have to weld on a M4x bellhousing if you use a DeeWorks adapter.
https://www.deeworks.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Redblock-CD.pdf
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 36,485
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
IIRC, shorter MBC lines are better...once you get...

IIRC, shorter MBC lines are better...once you get your boost set, maybe shorten up the lines and zip tie the MBC to the pre-turbo pipe. :e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 44,362
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Based on what I've found, I'm thinking headgasket...

Based on what I've found, I'm thinking headgasket has a leak around cyl 1. Hard driving at 14psi (16T) aggravates the problem (venting coolant). I may turn down the boost and see if it lessens the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 44,362
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks like my suspicion was correct. I got a...

Looks like my suspicion was correct. I got a block test kit at AutoZone (rent tool, buy fluid for $9) and the blue dye turned yellow. :grrr:

I tested at idle and the fluid stayed blue, but after...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 44,362
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Re: cooling system pressure/venting -confirmed...

Re: cooling system pressure/venting
-confirmed that I do have a Hepu water pump on the car, unfortunately don’t have a pic of the impeller
-having a pretty consistent cold start miss on cyl #1,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Get “fuel injection” hose that is meant for...

Get “fuel injection” hose that is meant for higher presssure. Don’t use regular fuel hose. You can get fuel injection hose at most auto parts stores.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,685
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:drool: so clean! nice work.

:drool:
so clean! nice work.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,674
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Figure on ~$1k till you're done.

Figure on ~$1k till you're done.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Cool car! I feel your pain on the rust! The...

Cool car!

I feel your pain on the rust! The plague of the northeast!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 231,953
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Essentially yes...both are intended to condense...

Essentially yes...both are intended to condense oil out of crankcase vapors and drain the oil back to the block and route the vapors back to the intake in order to burn them during normal combustion.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
http://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=345623

http://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=345623
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
SMH...darn. I'm glad I saved the pdfs I did...

SMH...darn.

I'm glad I saved the pdfs I did over the years.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 231,953
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:rofl: truth

:rofl: truth
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
On my B21+T (LH2.2) I started with 850T orange...

On my B21+T (LH2.2) I started with 850T orange top injectors (0 280 150 785) which ran fine with the 13C and ran fine with the 16T, but the AFR increased to around 12 in boost (16T @ ~12psi), so I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Flow rate data: ...

Flow rate data:
http://users.erols.com/srweiss/tableifc.htm

Correct, the stock redblock green top injectors are low impedance and the FWD injectors are high impedance. In other words, the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 231,953
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Sort of. :) I put a spacer on the bottom and...

Sort of. :)

I put a spacer on the bottom and two small spacers on the top in order to position it vertically. L/R position is pretty well controlled by the radiator (in other words, it doesn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 231,953
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
My catch can setup is as follows: Valve...

My catch can setup is as follows:

Valve cover = vent
Yoshi fuel pump plate = vent (https://yoshifab.com/store/redblock-10an-fuel-pump-plate-vent.html)
welded bung on oil pan = oil drain...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 231,953
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Are you *sure* it's the RMS? The front main...

Are you *sure* it's the RMS?

The front main seal can also leak and let oil run down along the pass side seam between block and oil pan and then collect/drip from the bellhousing area.

I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://www.ebay.com/itm/2-52mm-3-Triple-Gauge-Met...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2-52mm-3-Triple-Gauge-Meter-Holder-Cup-Dash-Pillar-Mount-Pod-Plastic-Hot-Sale/251639818977?epid=1455604812&hash=item3a96e6eae1:g:bTMAAOSw~XpZVe2I:rk:2:pf:0&vxp=mtr

I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I didn't drill the dash...I just used some...

I didn't drill the dash...I just used some double-sided tape to hold the ebay gauge pod. Works well.

https://i.imgur.com/4YSatBIl.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
What style turbine housing do you have on your...

What style turbine housing do you have on your 16T?

IIRC the angled flange housing may cause some issues with fitting one nut, but a straight or conical housing shouldn't cause any problems.
Ref:...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,541
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Wow nice CAD work.

Wow nice CAD work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Have you done a boost leak test? (pressurized the...

Have you done a boost leak test? (pressurized the intake system and sprayed soapy water on all the charge piping and vacuum connections)

You may be surprised what you find.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,426
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd get the "upgrade" version of the tank pump. ...

I'd get the "upgrade" version of the tank pump.

I had issues where the stock replacement tank pump would not provide enough volume of fuel to the high pressure pump causing the main pump to buzz....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,208
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Bosch: 0 280 160 260 Mopar: 4306015 437 Ref: ...

Bosch: 0 280 160 260
Mopar: 4306015 437
Ref:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=5385
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=149418

Might investigate getting bigger injectors...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 231,953
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
My gauge says about 35psi (2.4bar) hot idle,...

My gauge says about 35psi (2.4bar) hot idle, 15W40 Rotella.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 44,362
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
My dash temp gauge stays steady at idle and when...

My dash temp gauge stays steady at idle and when driving and running through the gears. The only time the dash gauge moved a little was after idling for over 10min on an 85+ degree day. Idle speed...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 44,362
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Interesting. The only really...

Interesting.



The only really noticeable difference is that the engine fan is quieter. I don't have ps or ac so I can't comment if those accessories would be impacted by the underdrive pulley,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 44,362
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Fitted together a 3" downpipe and had a coworker...

Fitted together a 3" downpipe and had a coworker weld it for me.
Wasn't expecting much difference with the rest of the exhaust being ~2.25", but figured it can't hurt. Seems a little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
OP...I went through some Kjet fuel pressure...

OP...I went through some Kjet fuel pressure issues a while ago...here's the thread for reference. Not saying you have the exact same problem, but I did some basic Kjet fuel pressure and flow testing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Where / how are you checking fuel pressure?

Where / how are you checking fuel pressure?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd start with ZVOLV's guide: ...

I'd start with ZVOLV's guide:
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=316437
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I haven't had issues using the 8642450 gasket...

I haven't had issues using the 8642450 gasket with a 13C and a 16T on a 90+ manifold. :e-shrug: FWIW, it is spec'd for the 5cyl manifolds with the step....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You can use 8642450 for the turbo to manifold...

You can use 8642450 for the turbo to manifold gasket.

No gasket is used on the conical turbo to downpipe connection.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,498
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks like they are slightly bigger than the...

Looks like they are slightly bigger than the 0-280-155-830 / 0-280-155-766 T5 injectors.

Should be fine if you are looking for some more boost & fuel.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Not sure I follow. When converting to a 1...

Not sure I follow.

When converting to a 1 muffler system, IMO you don't need to use the 1306609 bracket that supports the pipe at the front muffler location, but it is nice to have....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 231,953
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
If you can get original Volvo pipes then yes,...

If you can get original Volvo pipes then yes, they should be 60mm.

But in my experience if you order aftermarket Walker/Starla components they are 2.25".
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes, that's not a bad setup for a n/a car (it is...

Yes, that's not a bad setup for a n/a car (it is essentially a 240 Turbo exhaust).

IMO clamps aren't bad if you use good ones like this (link...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,227
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ok, I stand corrected. Thanks for the additional...

Ok, I stand corrected. Thanks for the additional information.

Most times ppl here just talk about the 2.95 and T5Z, but clearly it is not that unique of a 1st gear ratio.
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