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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2019, 04:38 PM
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Posted By OttoB
Hey, thanks!

Hey, thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By OttoB
ECC / AC air flow control

My '95 has that typical heater air flow problem. On cruise there is enough vacuum to keep air flow running in to the cabin. Little more throttle and air flow stops.

Yes it is that broken bellow...
Forum: showroom 06-17-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 2,623,102
Posted By OttoB
Bamses 242 has that mod.

Bamses 242 has that mod.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By OttoB
Friend bought B20 from well known Swedish Volvo...

Friend bought B20 from well known Swedish Volvo tuner Timo Kormu, he passed away about 10 years ago.

It was Timos latest versions of B20. Somehow OHC engines weren't so popular among rallycross...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By OttoB
One might stamp right numbers to that B230FT

One might stamp right numbers to that B230FT
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,604
Posted By OttoB
Sealing washers are known as USIT Rings.

Sealing washers are known as USIT Rings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By OttoB
B20 from '74-> had much better cam material....

B20 from '74-> had much better cam material. Similar to OHC engines.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By OttoB
McPherson likes to shimmy, more than double...

McPherson likes to shimmy, more than double A-arms. To prevent that Volvo added hub centring on 240
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By OttoB
You might try leak-down test.

You might try leak-down test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By OttoB
Bostik A3 was good for my trunk

Bostik A3 was good for my trunk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By OttoB
First I would check fuel pressure. Is that...

First I would check fuel pressure.

Is that car with LH 2.4 or 2.2 fuel system?

What was that ignition failure?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 549
Posted By OttoB
That mullet guy once mixed order of sparkplug...

That mullet guy once mixed order of sparkplug wires. It also worked like rev limiter
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By OttoB
Karpiola from Finland.

Karpiola from Finland.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 549
Posted By OttoB
I had similar issue. Problem was worn out...

I had similar issue. Problem was worn out distributor, too much play. 121 made barely 50 mph. Everything was ok with another dizzy.

But that was in 80's and I had a mullet. Today I would get 123...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,251
Posted By OttoB
Gasoline EGR is for better fuel economy, less...

Gasoline EGR is for better fuel economy, less oxygen needs more volumetric efficiency, and that means lower pumping losses.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By OttoB
So you got K-Jet 240 car and you are converting...

So you got K-Jet 240 car and you are converting it to LH 2.4 with 240 wiring?

What year car?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,769
Posted By OttoB
B230 F+T with 16T was very happy with stock Reinz...

B230 F+T with 16T was very happy with stock Reinz gasket up to 16 PSI and with RE85 ethanol up to 20 PSI. New 12.9 bolts.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,332
Posted By OttoB
D cam works with stock yellow label valve...

D cam works with stock yellow label valve springs, as long the installation length is right.
Forum: article composition 03-17-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 292,605
Posted By OttoB
337cc @ 3,0 is 307cc@2,5 bar. So pretty close,...

337cc @ 3,0 is 307cc@2,5 bar. So pretty close, but you need resistor pack with greentops.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By OttoB
I could believe that. On Dyno around 2000 rpm on...

I could believe that. On Dyno around 2000 rpm on low load (cruise) effiency of B230 was remarkable better with 40 Deg timing. No way to get through smog test with that timing. HC was over 200 ppm,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By OttoB
My 240 Turbo w. B19ET + M46 was heavy drinker,...

My 240 Turbo w. B19ET + M46 was heavy drinker, around 20 MPG, next car was 245 with B200F + M47 and it used something 28-29 MPG. Daily commuting stayed the same.

I was like "whathahek" when...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,497
Posted By OttoB
B230 pistons are cast, but different...

B230 pistons are cast, but different material/method than B21/B23 pistons were made. Nowdays if you order new pistons they are made with this modern technology. At least my B30 pistons were.
B19ET...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By OttoB
I have a plan to buy metal 740 trim and paint it...

I have a plan to buy metal 740 trim and paint it to that Anthracite gray that I have on other trim lists around windows.

But as usual, just a plan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,354
Posted By OttoB
Really this, I followed one guy struggling with...

Really this, I followed one guy struggling with his LH EZK stuff and modified chips. Live without logging is hell when tuning a engine. Cost for Ostrich, WB-lambda and big working AMM is not that...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-18-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,209
Posted By OttoB
850 C seems to be terrible low. I easily see over...

850 C seems to be terrible low. I easily see over 1000C in Dyno.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,724
Posted By OttoB
Only in-house parts!

Only in-house parts!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By OttoB
Rockauto delivered new FPR. It is not reboxed...

Rockauto delivered new FPR. It is not reboxed Bosch, no brand logos , made in Brazil. Box is BeckArnley. New O-ring leaked so I changed that. It was somehow hard, and did not seated well.

But,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,354
Posted By OttoB
ECU master Det13 might be something to generate...

ECU master Det13 might be something to generate PWM?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,354
Posted By OttoB
Sensor is /was expensive from Volvo, like 700€/$....

Sensor is /was expensive from Volvo, like 700€/$. Some say it is K-type thermocouple, so there might be cheaper solutions.

I would throw away all Lh stuff and get more modern ECU.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,686
Posted By OttoB
When it gets colder than -22F I use battery...

When it gets colder than -22F I use battery charger. It keeps battery a bit warmer and I'll get more cranking amps to the starter.

I also have a Defa block heater.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By OttoB
H1 H3 combo was 75-76 years only on 264. All...

H1 H3 combo was 75-76 years only on 264. All other were H4.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By OttoB
After serious googling I found a French page...

After serious googling I found a French page where one aftermarket FPR was cross-referenced to following Bosch numbers. So if you can't find 280160294 Volvo/Bosch regulator, you can look for those....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By OttoB
My Lambda om off was caused by leaking exhaust...

My Lambda om off was caused by leaking exhaust pipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,599
Posted By OttoB
That might be the case. Never thought or checked...

That might be the case. Never thought or checked that.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,599
Posted By OttoB
Lower end. At upper end there is small short...

Lower end. At upper end there is small short sliding bush.

I also had to clean inside of strut tube with mop / flapwheel /and remove stickers and some paint. It is a tight fit.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,599
Posted By OttoB
Just make that yellow tube shorter, about 3 mm....

Just make that yellow tube shorter, about 3 mm. Eezypeacy in a lathe.

Sez man with 1990 240 with Hd Billie's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By OttoB
Thanks for comments. Will order couple FPR's from...

Thanks for comments. Will order couple FPR's from Rockauto.

It is amazing how well LH adapts to different fuel pressures. Once you got it running the Lambda is the master. Also in other hand, it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By OttoB
Fuel pressure regulator

945 '95 B230 FK had issues with starting, it needed about 15 sec cranking before it started. Huge black smoke cloud was detected. After start it was ok.
Tried typical tricks and changed both CTS...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By OttoB
Here is so good thread about RHD 245 and...

Here is so good thread about RHD 245 and turbostuff.
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=263403
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By OttoB
I have tested these (link below) on crank dyno...

I have tested these (link below) on crank dyno and B230F+16T. 0280158123 have two sprays in 24deg angle. No issues with idle, emissions or BSFC....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,907
Posted By OttoB
Well this goes into "If you have to ask"...

Well this goes into "If you have to ask" category, but in my opinion aftermarket ECU with map sensor is the best choice. Wiring will be pain or costly, but it is same with Mega. LH with chips spares...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,565
Posted By OttoB
It used to be my favourite shop. Timo passed away...

It used to be my favourite shop. Timo passed away about 10 years ago, son Jimmy continues running the business, but getting contact with them seems to be hard.

Maybe through FB ?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By OttoB
I used BMW E30 and Vw Golf2 wheels on my 360. BMW...

I used BMW E30 and Vw Golf2 wheels on my 360. BMW wheels fitted better, I had add 3 mm spacer with VW wheels to avoid contact with front strut.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,482
Posted By OttoB
Vipec88? It has fulfilled all my ideas. Volvo VVT...

Vipec88? It has fulfilled all my ideas. Volvo VVT is a bit tricky, but doable.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By OttoB
Sensor values for R-Soprt, Rallye and VDO gauges

I made measurements with 12,5 V for Rallye and VDO Series 1 water temp gauges. For R-Sport I bypassed that voltage regulator and after couple tests 7,5 V supply voltage was found to be ok.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By OttoB
B20A distributor 085 has been successful choice...

B20A distributor 085 has been successful choice for most tuned pushrod Volvo's. Vacuum unconnected. Little fine tuning with static/basic tuning, and that's it.

When checking sync, do that not only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By OttoB
And his right is left.

And his right is left.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,800
Posted By OttoB
Just in the middle of mapping B230F+T, 16T and...

Just in the middle of mapping B230F+T, 16T and A-cam.
280 Lbsft on gasoline and 320 with RE85. Likes to knock on gasoline at 1,2 - 1,3 bar, and timing is dropped around 10 Deg. Takes nicely more...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By OttoB
KN or KD needles works nice on tuned B20, and I'd...

KN or KD needles works nice on tuned B20, and I'd get 123 Distributor, even it cost money.
I helped one guy to install 123 on his 122S, and even his dist was in ok condition, the improvment was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By OttoB
Go to GCP website and check through spare parts...

Go to GCP website and check through spare parts catalog what differences LHD and RHD have.
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