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Forum: showroom 05-26-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By bugjam1999
I'm struggling to remember as I didn't take...

I'm struggling to remember as I didn't take notes, but some of the cars were on loan from private collections - the 242GT definitely is.
Forum: showroom 05-26-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By bugjam1999
Absolutely - I actually saw a car listed for sale...

Absolutely - I actually saw a car listed for sale here in the UK with that interior about a year ago. A LHD orange 244, the same as the one in the museum, the current owner said it was an import...
Forum: showroom 05-18-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By bugjam1999
And to finish some photos of the 240 touring car...

And to finish some photos of the 240 touring car suspension...

Cheers

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/923/rhRXzR.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnrhRXzRj)...
Forum: showroom 05-18-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By bugjam1999
https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/923...

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Forum: showroom 05-18-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By bugjam1999
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Forum: showroom 05-18-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By bugjam1999
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https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/922/uNxnXo.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmuNxnXoj)
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Forum: showroom 05-18-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By bugjam1999
https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/922...

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Forum: showroom 05-18-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By bugjam1999
A few pages - since there's a limit on the number...

A few pages - since there's a limit on the number of images per post...

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/924/QZx4zT.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poQZx4zTj)...
Forum: showroom 05-18-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By bugjam1999
Volvo Museum, Gothenburg - A few photos

Hi all,

Bored of lockdown yet? I've got some pictures that might distract you for a moment or two...

Right at the start of the year, when Coronavirus was barely a news story and appeared to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,382
Posted By bugjam1999
The approximate length....now? No, I havenít- but...

The approximate length....now? No, I havenít- but I have a couple of photos I can email you, pm me your email address and Iíll send them over.

Cheers
Forum: article composition 02-13-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 33,839
Posted By bugjam1999
Ok, moving on with this - have contacted petiww...

Ok, moving on with this - have contacted petiww to see about one of his conversion plates.

Am I correct in thinking the speedo will read correctly for all speeds, once calibrated?

The pictures...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,382
Posted By bugjam1999
My m90 short shifter was extended by 15mm below...

My m90 short shifter was extended by 15mm below the pivot ball - feels good to me, I donít think Iíd want it to be any shorter.

Cheers
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,466
Posted By bugjam1999
Great, thanks for the replies- Iíll weld another...

Great, thanks for the replies- Iíll weld another bung in.

Cheers
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,466
Posted By bugjam1999
Using wideband gauge narrowband output to control 2.4lh?

Hi all,

Iím about to buy a wideband Ė Iíve read through the various threads on here and itíll be an AEM, Iíve been looking at the 30-0300.

Does anyone have any experience with using the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,277
Posted By bugjam1999
That makes sense- thanks Cheers

That makes sense- thanks

Cheers
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,277
Posted By bugjam1999
B21A- original distributor or B230 distributor ignition advance curve?

Hi all,

This is sort of performance related, more so than maintenance... looking for some advice please.

I've got a B21a in a 1978 245, totally stock apart from a B230 (or might have been a...
Forum: article composition 11-03-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 342,401
Posted By bugjam1999
Wow- thatís unexpected and really nice of you! ...

Wow- thatís unexpected and really nice of you!

Cheers!
Forum: article composition 11-02-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 342,401
Posted By bugjam1999
Hi all, So I managed to desolder and detach...

Hi all,

So I managed to desolder and detach one of the solder pads from the wasted spark board... damn. Thought I was better at soldering than that. Too much heat I guess, although i wasnít...
Forum: article composition 10-26-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 33,839
Posted By bugjam1999
Ah, fair enough. Well, weíre going with the...

Ah, fair enough.

Well, weíre going with the Ďswap the whole axleí approach as one came up locallyish and cheapish. Since the axle needs new bushes and brakes, refurbishing the Ďnewí ones and...
Forum: article composition 10-23-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 33,839
Posted By bugjam1999
Great! Thanks for looking that up and replying. ...

Great! Thanks for looking that up and replying. Annoyingly the engine and gearbox are in the car now, which makes adding something a little more difficult. The gearbox has a conversion bracket like...
Forum: article composition 10-22-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 33,839
Posted By bugjam1999
Hi all, Yet another thread revival... ...

Hi all,

Yet another thread revival...

So we're working on a friends car at the moment, 1978 with a cable driven speedo. The B21A is out and a B230FK is in. Hybrid speedo being made, with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,294
Posted By bugjam1999
Thanks :) Iíll watch the video as a reminder...

Thanks :)

Iíll watch the video as a reminder before I rebuild the turbo - has been a couple of years since I rebuilt the current one...

Cheers
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,294
Posted By bugjam1999
Flat back, super back, baby back? Turbo rebuild kit query

Hi all,

Just a quick question Ė Iíve got a 15g turbo that I need a rebuild kit for, Iíll be putting the rotating assembly and cold-side onto a flat flange housing that I have. I think the 15g...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,244
Posted By bugjam1999
Hi all, Thanks again for the help so far. ...

Hi all,

Thanks again for the help so far. We have made progress! It was sunny so we did this:

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/923/k9LDDT.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,530
Posted By bugjam1999
Thatís good advice regarding tube size - cheers. ...

Thatís good advice regarding tube size - cheers.

After a rethink Iíll probably take the same route as chuck w and weld an adjuster into the straight section.

Does anyone know the id of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,530
Posted By bugjam1999
Well... thereís some mis alignment somewhere in...

Well... thereís some mis alignment somewhere in the rear suspension, but without very accurate measuring equipment/ a jig Iím not able to tell if itís the brackets on the car, the location of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,530
Posted By bugjam1999
DIY Adjustable Panard Rod Ė couple of questions

Hi all,

A couple of questions about making an adjustable Panard Rod Ė please critique my approach.

1.) Iím thinking of cutting the axle end off the standard rod, welding on a threaded tube...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By bugjam1999
Ah, I hadnít thought of that- but it makes sense...

Ah, I hadnít thought of that- but it makes sense that shortening a propshaft would be cheaper. That said, I donít have a 940 front section to hand, so unless someone randomly gave me one itís still...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,347
Posted By bugjam1999
About to sort this myself- can you elaborate on...

About to sort this myself- can you elaborate on the above a bit?

So youíve got the block adapter from yoshiFab and then... you went to a hydraulic place with a fitting that fitted that and a...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By bugjam1999
Tim, Yep- Iíve seen that too, also I know...

Tim,

Yep- Iíve seen that too, also I know someone via the forums (they might comment on this) that fitted one a couple of years ago and hasnít had any issues. Although quite expensive for what it...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By bugjam1999
Great, thanks- thatís the answer I was looking...

Great, thanks- thatís the answer I was looking for.

Iíll take it off and get it lengthened.

Cheers
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By bugjam1999
Adjustable Torque Rods before Measuring Propshaft - or negligible?

Hi all,

Perhaps I’m over thinking this – I’ve got a 240 that I turbo converted back in 2015. Over the last couple of weekends I took the engine with attached (and increasingly rattly) M47 out,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By bugjam1999
Great- thanks both. It was the 50mm dimension I...

Great- thanks both. It was the 50mm dimension I needed.

Cheers
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By bugjam1999
240 Torque Rod Bush centres - width?

Hi All,

Does anyone know the width of the torque rod bush centres? I'm away from my car at the moment. I'm about to order all the bits necessary to make rose-jointed torque rods, but i don't know...
Forum: article composition 07-08-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,108
Posted By bugjam1999
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Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By bugjam1999
A good suggestion, thank you. Unfortunately...

A good suggestion, thank you. Unfortunately finding abs struts in the uk is basically impossible, Iím not sure Iíve ever seen a set on eBay or advertised on a forum. If desperate Iím fairly sure we...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,244
Posted By bugjam1999
^nice one, thanks- thatís very helpful ...

^nice one, thanks- thatís very helpful

Cheers
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By bugjam1999
To provide a speed signal for 2.4lh and for a...

To provide a speed signal for 2.4lh and for a speedometer- the car is getting an m90, which doesnít have a speedo drive.

The internals of a later speedo will he swapped into the earlier cluster -...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By bugjam1999
Swap speedo tone ring into early axle?

Hi all,

A question about adding a speedo sensor to an early axle that doesnít have one- can it be done?

I appreciate that swapping the axle complete is easier, but complete axles are getting...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,244
Posted By bugjam1999
Ok- recirculating valve is the last piece of the...

Ok- recirculating valve is the last piece of the puzzle... well, one of the last big pieces anyway.

I think Iíve seen a thread saying that 2.4lh will play nicely with a blow off valve, but my...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-23-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 1,243,144
Posted By bugjam1999
Ok - thanks for the reply. On with the search for...

Ok - thanks for the reply. On with the search for a later axle...

Cheers
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-15-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 1,243,144
Posted By bugjam1999
Quick question - swapping 2.4lh into an early car...

Quick question - swapping 2.4lh into an early car with a mechanical speedo- could the tables be adjusted enough to remove the need for a speed signal?

Cheers
Forum: performance & modifications 05-14-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,244
Posted By bugjam1999
Oh itís already chipped, I neglected to mention...

Oh itís already chipped, I neglected to mention that. Chipped ecu and ezk with a daughter board which is also chipped.

I think weíll be an ostrich as well...

I canít find anything on people...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,244
Posted By bugjam1999
Ok thanks- weíll see about where to weld a...

Ok thanks- weíll see about where to weld a recirculating valve in, then take a deep breath and get on with the swap...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,244
Posted By bugjam1999
Ok, all sounding good so far thank you. Yes-...

Ok, all sounding good so far thank you.

Yes- original intake manifold, I think thatís quite far down the upgrade list.

Tuning advice- great! Thanks, weíll almost certainly be in touch about...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,244
Posted By bugjam1999
Great- thatís reassuring. My friend isnít keen on...

Great- thatís reassuring. My friend isnít keen on a whole new management system and associated cost if he can help it, having got a little carried away with the parts list above.

Easy enough to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,244
Posted By bugjam1999
Holset and 2.4lh? Some early car turbo swap questions

Hi all,

A few questions about a swapping a turbo engine into a 1978 245, currently powered by a carb fed B21A.

Background Ė I turbo swapped my car (1988 240, originally k-jet) back in 2015. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,460
Posted By bugjam1999
Yes, understood- I was referring back to Petiwwís...

Yes, understood- I was referring back to Petiwwís post where he/she suggested an m46.

Cheers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,460
Posted By bugjam1999
Ok thanks all, as suspected... madness. This...

Ok thanks all, as suspected... madness. This would only be the solution if it was somehow an easy bolt together option.

The m46 wasnít sold in vast numbers here and isnít easy to find now, so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,460
Posted By bugjam1999
Remove speedo drive from m45 and transplant into non-speedo drive m47?

Hi all,

Iím assuming this is madness, but could the speedo drive assembly be removed from an m45 4-speed and be transplanted into a later m47, one that doesnít have a speedo drive as it was from a...
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