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Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
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Be surprised then..I think they're called "1300s"...

Be surprised then..I think they're called "1300s"
I think that's one just over <-----------there on the cabinet (next to the 1310 UJ and yoke)
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,035
Volvo is 8mm aka .315" Not 5/16----aka .03125" ...

Volvo is 8mm aka .315" Not 5/16----aka .03125"

Any idea of stem dia for that thing? LOA? price? sodium filled?

Are they all titanium? You machined titanium before? single round locks..That...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,035
You are the reason Turbobricks performance...

You are the reason Turbobricks performance section is a ghost-town...
I a) alerted you that you don't know what size valves are stock
b) altered you you head guys could not be troubled to know what...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,035
It wasn't trolling sensitive little whiner...

It wasn't trolling sensitive little whiner boy..They are ridiculous overkill..talk to an honest engine builder and tell him you're building a 600 HP 8v redblock and ask them if they're "NEEDED"....I...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,035
Except it is the height of folly...Nobody here in...

Except it is the height of folly...Nobody here in turbobricks is even halfway to making the kind of power that would make inconel valves a worthwhile investment..

As kindly as i can figure out how...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,035
Machinist doesn't own a set of "very-nears"??? ...

Machinist doesn't own a set of "very-nears"???

Cause it he did he know and then he can tell you that the stock exhaust valve dia ain't 38mm...
Personally I believe it should be the stock size...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
If he could find some of the scarily skinny 13mm...

If he could find some of the scarily skinny 13mm rods it would be better than the paralyzingly scary 9mm things, of course.
God knows how many I have of those..dozens...They worth $10 each?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Well if you've found a set of OEM cast they ARE...

Well if you've found a set of OEM cast they ARE good..Nothing super-duper---same mahle cast as any other Euro car of same generation but small little things make them a smidge strong than many of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Just a little note on terms since youse a...

Just a little note on terms since youse a noob.."Top end" means everything above the block deck surface..head, valve, cams..
Pistons are in the "bottom end"..

Personally I think you're thinking...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Surprising that both the above respondents...

Surprising that both the above respondents couldn't just rattle off the numbers that are the critical differences...
B20/B21/B23 compression Hgt (center of pin to piston top) 46mm
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,086
Got busy... cleaning sills on my former 4x4...

Got busy... cleaning sills on my former 4x4 Cossie (which is soon to be a 2wd Cossie:oogle:) prior to some welding and then went for a 2 hour walk in the park with my daughter:), then began cleaning...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,064
I'm sure its in the service manual...I have a rod...

I'm sure its in the service manual...I have a rod out there with a bush pushed out ----and i have some SAE 660 bronze right over there...I have 2 sets of pistons with .927 Chevy pins that I need to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,064
I imagine the bushings right from Volvo are...

I imagine the bushings right from Volvo are cheap, under $5

And from RockOtter we see:
VOLVO 1990 240 2.3L L4 Engine Piston Pin Bushing
Price
ITM ENGINE COMPONENTS RB4541...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,086
OK here that thru my favorite on line translator ...

OK here that thru my favorite on line translator



That's far easier than the Norwegian..

Try this..It works great or as those Norsk boys spell it greit---but sounds the same....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,086
It is Norwegian, I'm a memeber---by invite from...

It is Norwegian, I'm a memeber---by invite from the Big Cheese Head Moderator..If you were tanslanting that Norsk using Swedish it'll come out even lousier... I'll be back later and show you the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,086
Screw online translators:oops:...they can't do...

Screw online translators:oops:...they can't do car stuff or normal 'snack'.They're too proper and don't know car parts names......gimme the direct thing copy paste or link.. Somewhere up above there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
That merely tells you there is gas...

That merely tells you there is gas pressure..Compress them and then pull them out at a speed of 0,52m/s* and then tell us how much resistance there is in n/m....

*that's 20.47 inches per second...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,064
$15 a rod is fair price.. They do Chebby which...

$15 a rod is fair price.. They do Chebby which is .927.. That 23 comes out .9055"
Tell them that..Nine oh Five five one.. Take 2 pins and tell them to shut up a pin is a god damn pin.
Plenty of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,239
CV grease with a tea spoon of 90W140 is a easy...

CV grease with a tea spoon of 90W140 is a easy and perfect cam break in lube.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,064
What were you quoted?

What were you quoted?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,190
Millions upon millions of people driving billions...

Millions upon millions of people driving billions of miles for decades with downdraft DG family Webers disagree with your single, isolated opinion.

Maybe you didn't do it right.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
If same distance, same exact price, some check...

If same distance, same exact price, some check out condition, like BOTH cranks are fine, both have a flywheel, but...ever check the unit cost of Volvo's squirters vesus the BMW ones I used in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
That's no reason when anybody can add squirters...

That's no reason when anybody can add squirters to any Redblock all the way back to the old pushrod B18 and B20s and have been able to since forever(2007)...maybe 30 minutes max.

Never seen this...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 47,003
Since the car must be by definition street legal,...

Since the car must be by definition street legal, you might think about shaking it down thoroughly rather than just show up at first event..ya know like make sure the oil pressure and oil temp gauges...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
You'll be fine.... But no the black RTV...

You'll be fine....

But no the black RTV hain't the same....That Ultra-grey stuff from Drei-bond or Tri-Bond (the US branch) is the greatest thing and it works....Initially I encountered it on race...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Stop worrying and stop listening to your...

Stop worrying and stop listening to your friends..
And stop using RTV. silicone..It belongs around the bathtub..

You want to make sure things don't leak?

Use a Drei-Bond GhmB product:...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Wonder why he think he needs a stroker...

Wonder why he think he needs a stroker crank....Volvo made 330hp with a B21 and with K-Jet and a Bic lighter for ignition and stock valve sizes, stock weight rods and pistons...stock intake and...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
OK, show me. Show. not what somebody said or what...

OK, show me. Show. not what somebody said or what you recall.

LINK.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
That's what I said..What you said is that Sachs...

That's what I said..What you said is that Sachs and LUK are owned by same company..Yep, here it is I thought that would come as a surprise to the stock holders and managers at Sachs and LuK since...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
I think that might come as a surprise to the...

I think that might come as a surprise to the managers and stockholders at both Schaeffler International who owns Lamell und Kupplung and at ZF Friedrichshafen AG....who owns Sachs.

I can get you...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,269
You might consider a cam design from the 80s or...

You might consider a cam design from the 80s or 90s and not the 60s. That means going to where they actually build serious Volvos not barely warmed over stock stuff. Back home.

And the choice to...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,990
Look we all know you are some young kid with...

Look we all know you are some young kid with enormous attitude and we've al seen cocky kids before and know how that goes..I am not addressing anything towards YOU,..You're just another mouthy...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,990
After all these years ..still have to repeat:...

After all these years ..still have to repeat: talking compression ratio without reference the intake valve closing ATDC is just taling..Dynamic compression is what counts... a 11.2 comp engine with...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,124
Solid shim under or solid + lash caps select... ...

Solid shim under or solid + lash caps select...
There's even a select fit dealio to un-hydraulic the hydraulics..:)

But this is turbobricks, no point in just fapp-u-lational-abstract Bench...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,124
I didn't say that you were Iwannabercer....nor...

I didn't say that you were Iwannabercer....nor did I suggest or imply that you were..I respnded to the guy in Sachens about weights being un-important and certainly not
"much less"...

I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,124
Why? don't bother..Answer those deluded ...

Why?

don't bother..Answer those deluded Iwannabearacer guys with the answer they NEED:

It's unimportant because you are not revving the things to 10,000 rpm so obessing about weights is...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,124
In USA 1.8 hydrulic and 16v which were all...

In USA 1.8 hydrulic and 16v which were all hydraulic...or whatever else is 35mm dia. hydraulic...Probably 2.slow
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,328
Truthiness! Actually.......a motor is more...

Truthiness!

Actually.......a motor is more than this oft repeated bullsh!t its just airflow...
There's also the next step: compressing what flowed in.

And then the next step: lighting off what...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,927
Yes I posted a accurate drawing several...

Yes I posted a accurate drawing several times...all measurements taken from center-line of the piston.
But I guess it isn't important enough to save anywhere..

And---it is kinda important..are...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,124
Would you bet your life on that? Tell is the...

Would you bet your life on that? Tell is the weights!!!!! TELL US:omg:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,927
I have posted a print of the angles and depth..A...

I have posted a print of the angles and depth..A few times..You're going to have to search or just don't worry...Who needs them everybody says...Volvo put them in but seriously, what does Volvo know...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Only a very few turbo B23 had forged pistons.....

Only a very few turbo B23 had forged pistons.. very few..Bought a couple of core B23T for rebuilding and oddly one had forged pistons but the crank was cast iron..Never saw one of those before..
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,254
Goes on the one marked 30 or is it 54? A...

Goes on the one marked 30 or is it 54?
A certain somebody just did that on a certain 240 out in my garage...much swearing ensued till somebody pointed that out to the other guy...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
https://www.topofthetop.top/wp-content/uploads/201...

https://www.topofthetop.top/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/insultes-capitaine-haddock.jpg


SOLID SPACER
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Junge if you have a 400 whp car you do want the...

Junge if you have a 400 whp car you do want the gear ratios..getriebübersetzung and axle ratios to be both strong but also correct...
You going to make a car for driving 230 km-hr all day long? oder...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
39,7mm

39,7mm
Forum: showroom 01-12-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 105,824
Why is it sitting?:roll: What sort of oerson...

Why is it sitting?:roll:
What sort of oerson doesn't take their car out for some serious mayhem in the snow?:oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,127
Well fortunately raising dynamic compression is...

Well fortunately raising dynamic compression is one of the simplest and cheapest and do-able things one can do with direct fun results...performance and efficiency are 2 sides of the same coin...
If...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,127
Look under a 1967 Saab 96 for amazement....CD...

Look under a 1967 Saab 96 for amazement....CD around .32 then...smooth and clean floor the full length just aft of the sump (front sump)...

I always am baffled when people claim they wanna spend...
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