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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By OttoB
At some point, moisture gets under paint and...

At some point, moisture gets under paint and mirror frame starts to turn ugly. I sand blasted mine, dipped in acid and painted with epoxy.

I was on my own then, hope that this write-up had...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By OttoB
The problem with B20 is that they are seldom in...

The problem with B20 is that they are seldom in good shape. It is easier to find decent B230F which doesn't need renovation. And rebuilding B20 is surprisingly costly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By OttoB
Leaking fuel pressure regulator, engine gets fuel...

Leaking fuel pressure regulator, engine gets fuel through vacuum hose. It happened to me.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/2kucvVRf4giYHL3E7
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 938
Posted By OttoB
But if cheapness is a joy there is couple hints...

But if cheapness is a joy there is couple hints of rebuild fuel system. Get two sets B230F injectors with fuel rails and regulator too. Cut and join them by soldering. Means you have made 6 cyl fuel...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By OttoB
Tony has pics. Only in Finnish though ...

Tony has pics. Only in Finnish though

http://www.lintsi.info/wx/volvo/142/b230ft/vaihe2/142_vaihe2.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 938
Posted By OttoB
I've only been in Vancouver.

I've only been in Vancouver.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 938
Posted By OttoB
74 164 is easy, it takes 240 fuel tank like bolt...

74 164 is easy, it takes 240 fuel tank like bolt on, so pressure pump into fuel tank. Then just buy any aftermarket ecu of your liking and budget.

Only part here what needs little more tinkering...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By OttoB
164 seats are bolt on.

164 seats are bolt on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By OttoB
Op has B230ET, I guess. It uses Bosch Motronic...

Op has B230ET, I guess. It uses Bosch Motronic ECU, and it doesn't have AirMassMeter (measuring kg/h), it is AirAmountMeter (measuring m3/h) like K-Jet. It is a flapper and measures position of that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,247
Posted By OttoB
This thread has serious sticy/article potential.

This thread has serious sticy/article potential.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By OttoB
Try Sweden for example this company ...

Try Sweden for example this company
http://www.maskinobil.com/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 938
Posted By OttoB
164E with aftermarket ECU and AW71 would be my...

164E with aftermarket ECU and AW71 would be my dream daily. Or M410.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By OttoB
There might be that 9-pin connector ready in your...

There might be that 9-pin connector ready in your car.

Count the trigger holes of the flywheel. (58)

Use diesel motor mounts
Get efan and relay from 850
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,209
Posted By OttoB
One Swede got 450 hp out from stock B230FB with...

One Swede got 450 hp out from stock B230FB with V-cam. Headers and HX35. The trick was re85.
Maybe it is not the most durable engine but gives a clear indication what can be achieved with stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,209
Posted By OttoB
Stock throttle body offers maybe as much sauce 8V...

Stock throttle body offers maybe as much sauce 8V head will deliver?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By OttoB
Perv6 was turbocharged in few production cars,...

Perv6 was turbocharged in few production cars, Renault 25 and Alpine 310 comes to my mind.

I never understood the idea of V6 in 200 series. It had almost similar performance as B21E and much...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,505
Posted By OttoB
Addco? Whiteline?

Addco? Whiteline?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By OttoB
Angle grinder. Tight spot but doable. Cut between...

Angle grinder. Tight spot but doable. Cut between arm and bracket.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 29,733
Posted By OttoB
The problem was that short shaft wanted to jam...

The problem was that short shaft wanted to jam and force steering wheel column. Steering kinda jumped over that point.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 29,733
Posted By OttoB
Like this. ...

Like this.

https://images.app.goo.gl/qn1Yjg1m4QUXQorD9

Learned this during my engineering studies, but really understood that when I was building steering column for PV 544.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By OttoB
I took 0,04" off. More Compression!

I took 0,04" off. More Compression!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 29,733
Posted By OttoB
You should re-do your steering shaft joints....

You should re-do your steering shaft joints. Yokes are in wrong position.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By OttoB
Use only Volvo mushrooms. Other mushrooms are bad.

Use only Volvo mushrooms. Other mushrooms are bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By OttoB
No, rpm comes from coil. But if crank sensor is...

No, rpm comes from coil. But if crank sensor is dead, no ignition-> no spark.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By OttoB
I got my 240 ac stuff from Diesel with Sanden...

I got my 240 ac stuff from Diesel with Sanden compressor. It was Volvos own dealer installed ac kit. I think rockauto lists sanden if you choose diesel as a engine option.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By OttoB
Electric throttle is one way. Takes care of idle...

Electric throttle is one way. Takes care of idle too.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By OttoB
I have experienced one compressor build-up,...

I have experienced one compressor build-up, Triumph 2500 six with Eaton pump. Compression ratio calculations, headers and very mild cam. Engine sounds lovely when revving.

In real life, it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By OttoB
Where are you located? Modification of ZF gearbox...

Where are you located? Modification of ZF gearbox isn't that easy, but doable and it is done quite many times. I know a guy who does that as a business, and he really knows his stuff.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-03-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By OttoB
I have efan in my plans for my 164. Have bmw fan....

I have efan in my plans for my 164. Have bmw fan.

Looked for connector also

Is this suitable
BMW 69005369?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By OttoB
In David Wizards book "How to modify and tune...

In David Wizards book "How to modify and tune BL-A engines" the modification of SU is well described. With improved air flow piston will behave differently, so tuning of the piston spring might be...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By OttoB
No it isn't. You can easily get reasonable...

No it isn't. You can easily get reasonable driveability with if needles are close enough. And they are mechanically on. Shafts are tight and slides identical. (Drop test)

Small hiccups can be...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By OttoB
If you limit your cam choice on stockish ones,...

If you limit your cam choice on stockish ones, the affect on fuel consumption is marginal.
Most important things for fuel economy are mixure and ignition timing. Compression ratio too.

2xSU vs...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,080
Posted By OttoB
I have stopped to guess how one modification...

I have stopped to guess how one modification affect on engine performance. It seldom have been successfully. The only way is to measure.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,080
Posted By OttoB
Also, 740 has more sofitisticated igniton system,...

Also, 740 has more sofitisticated igniton system, EZK 118 with integrated map sensor and knock sensor. 240 has more traditional mechanical advance system and vacuum clock.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,030
Posted By OttoB
This was funny!

This was funny!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 45,746
Posted By OttoB
My 240 Turbo had similar issues, especially on...

My 240 Turbo had similar issues, especially on not-so- flat surfaces. New ball joints and rod ends, shocks and springs.

It was worse with 205-50-16 Michelin's than with 205-60-15 Goodyear.

At...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By OttoB
Well, when I'm retired and time is my own I will...

Well, when I'm retired and time is my own I will tow my race 122S to the racetracks with my 164.

(164 and 122S still file-not-found 404)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,388
Posted By OttoB
https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/g116/OttoB/...

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/g116/OttoB/Vol_GB_sh240_840001_zpsad60969f.jpg (https://app.photobucket.com/u/OttoB/p/88645216-ba20-4eae-9fc2-70c175af042a)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By OttoB
If I remember correctly this M410 has smaller...

If I remember correctly this M410 has smaller diameter on input shaft, so 140 type friction plate fits.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By OttoB
And some reinforcement brackets inside the trunk.

And some reinforcement brackets inside the trunk.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-03-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By OttoB
May I join? I have several good stories between...

May I join? I have several good stories between simulation guys and us who are doing experimental engine research.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-03-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By OttoB
COV=coefficient of variation with respect to IMEP...

COV=coefficient of variation with respect to IMEP

Thank for that.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-02-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By OttoB
What is COV?

What is COV?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-02-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By OttoB
Sorry but no. Why you want to get higher VE...

Sorry but no.

Why you want to get higher VE on part-load? There is a throttle plate reducing VE for a reason. Where you get this theory?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-01-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By OttoB
Injection timing has "nothing" to do with...

Injection timing has "nothing" to do with performance. With right sized injectors duty cycle is around 70-90%, so basically it is open most of the time.

On lower engine speed it got positive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By OttoB
That is Vw relay ...

That is Vw relay

...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-29-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By OttoB
I don't have that much hands on experience with...

I don't have that much hands on experience with this, but I would guess that neglecting emissions may improve performance a bit. To allow run engine with richer mixture and more advance might give...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 20,632
Posted By OttoB
"Boys" made little error on their own engine...

"Boys" made little error on their own engine calculations. Ended up with 0,02" (is that 20 thou in americanski?) It was B21 roadrace engine, and did not grenade during two seasons.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-21-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,960
Posted By OttoB
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&u...

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.theseus.fi/bitstream/handle/10024/150669/Vaisanen_Niko.pdf%3Fsequence%3D1%26isAllowed%3Dy&ved=2ahUKEwicqJeFpqzoAhUix4sKHfNxAvMQFjABegQI...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,358
Posted By OttoB
M8/M10 step stud might come handy.

M8/M10 step stud might come handy.
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