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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By suterman
ok thanks for the help, seems my brain is worn...

ok thanks for the help, seems my brain is worn prematurley
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,230
Posted By suterman
Thats what I mean, remember this is a b230e...

Thats what I mean, remember this is a b230e engine in a van similar in size to a g20.

http://i521.photobucket.com/albums/w332/suterman100/od%20circuit.png...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,230
Posted By suterman
yes, On the wiring diagram for the 940 turbo...

yes, On the wiring diagram for the 940 turbo (which is the car the gearbox came off) there is a signal wire from the speedometer to the overdrive relay, there is a separate relay inside the overdrive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,230
Posted By suterman
Switchable lockup in AW71L

As some of you may have seen I have a b230e and aw71L in my old van, I have been driving it for a few weeks now and its great, I have wired a switch for 4th gear, There is no input to the lockup...
Forum: showroom 06-11-2017, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,291
Posted By suterman
Muahahah Thanks Here's an updated vid ...

Muahahah Thanks

Here's an updated vid

https://youtu.be/JSiO-7UHwg4
Forum: showroom 06-09-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,291
Posted By suterman
My van with Volvo engine

Just finished installing A b230e and aw71L in my camper van.

http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo351/suterman101/bedford%20cf%20with%20volvo%20engine/DSCN2195_zpsqualjrls.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By suterman
all done, I'll post up a thread in showroom

all done, I'll post up a thread in showroom
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By suterman
The pump has a 6mm outlet, I went from that...

The pump has a 6mm outlet, I went from that through a 6mm rubber pipe to the metal fittings, the top fitting is a 12mm (same as the stock pipe) the return is elsewhere on the tank


only time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By suterman
sorted

http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo351/suterman101/bedford%20cf%20with%20volvo%20engine/DSCN2075_zps7lbtzrvk.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By suterman
right, I've given it some thought and decided to...

right, I've given it some thought and decided to cut a hole in the tank and fit a walbro 255lph intank unit with a stock Bosch main pump.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By suterman
cheers! I have the space to pu the main pump...

cheers! I have the space to pu the main pump right next to the tank and at a level just below the bottom of the tank too. mmmmmm


Check out my youtube if you want to see more!!
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By suterman
hmm ok thanks for the info regarding the pressure...

hmm ok thanks for the info regarding the pressure of the stock pump, maybe I should just blat £80 on the suction pump and try it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By suterman
question for K-jet experts

Hello Turbobricks,

Its been a long time since I posted, I still have the white b230ft 240, it never lets me down.

I have another project that I could use some advice on, I'm fitting a B230E...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,284
Posted By suterman
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=268...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=268252
Th feed is circled (blanked off)
The return below and to the left of the oil filter boss in this picture (blanked off in this case)

feed and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
it is adjusted

it is adjusted
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
Nothing happened with the plates yet but now...

Nothing happened with the plates yet but now rolling on Galaxies in usable condition with 4 new tyres too

http://i558.photobucket.com/albums/ss21/suterman103/240%20gl/DSCF3494.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
mate of mine cut these out with his plasma...

mate of mine cut these out with his plasma cutter, I've tidied them up with a grinder and file.

More soon

http://i558.photobucket.com/albums/ss21/suterman103/240%20gl/DSCN0094.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
i think its ok as it is.

i think its ok as it is.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
What you mean?

What you mean?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
Made a Strut brace today, its very basic but...

Made a Strut brace today, its very basic but should work. It goes over the oil filler but I can live with that. Already thinking about more ways to improve it.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 21,344
Posted By suterman
dont think I could stand the heat from the turbo...

dont think I could stand the heat from the turbo by my foot as the engine is positioned just forward and between the front seats, it gets hot enough as it is.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
Made a little alteration to the wastegate...

Made a little alteration to the wastegate actuator today, I have added an adjustable link off an old T3 actuator I had lying around. This will allow me to raise the boost when the time comes without...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 21,344
Posted By suterman
Hey Steve, what are you doing with the old...

Hey Steve, what are you doing with the old engine? Thinking about replacing the Leakey wheezing Opel engine in my van with something a little stronger
Forum: projects & restorations 06-21-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 37,376
Posted By suterman
If my memory serves me right the lambda sensor...

If my memory serves me right the lambda sensor has a feed of 12v and output of 0 to 1 volt.... you could try a multi meter on it perhaps
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By suterman
did you use ****ty cheap exhaust manifold gaskets?

did you use ****ty cheap exhaust manifold gaskets?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
the cam is a definite improvement over the T cam...

the cam is a definite improvement over the T cam that it replaced. pulls much better in the higher end of the rev range up to 6500 rpm wheras the T cam was all low end torque and died off after 5000...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,909
Posted By suterman
chuck the hushers. You can get a screw type tool...

chuck the hushers. You can get a screw type tool of ebay to securely hold down two buckets at once, this and a pair of shim pliers makes life verrry easy. just changed my cam, shimming took about 30...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
Got an A can in the post today, fitted and...

Got an A can in the post today, fitted and reshimmed to .35mm all round. Oh yeah!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,605
Posted By suterman
Wow, you've done a great job, didn't realise you...

Wow, you've done a great job, didn't realise you started out with no tools or experience. Keep it up!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
yes still got the van, got to tax it and give it...

yes still got the van, got to tax it and give it a good clean and it will be ready to go camping:-D
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
adomz, got an "A" cam coming, then getting the...

adomz, got an "A" cam coming, then getting the injectors cleaned and flow tested, then a rolling road dyno

Rooster,

You measure the clearances with the engine cold, set no1 to tdc (so the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,014
Posted By suterman
Uk 240 turbo

Thought I'd start a thread on this one as it keeps me motivated, and its good to look back on all the work and money spent to convince me not to sell it.

I've owned several volvos before including...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 95,427
Posted By suterman
nice job :cool:

nice job
:cool:
Forum: showroom 04-06-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,439
Posted By suterman
Did the hocky pucks work out ok Jed? Here's...

Did the hocky pucks work out ok Jed?

Here's my current ratchet strap

I welded up the gap in the cable bracket they leave to slip the cable through. The idea is it wont slip undone or wear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By suterman
There should be a lifting bracket on the inlet...

There should be a lifting bracket on the inlet manifold on the rear most inlet runner.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 237,890
Posted By suterman
nice one Pete

nice one Pete
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 37,376
Posted By suterman
cool :) where you get your bushes from?

cool :) where you get your bushes from?
Forum: website & board 03-19-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By suterman
The Cf,, yes, i used it every day for the last 2...

The Cf,, yes, i used it every day for the last 2 years until I got the 240

http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww143/suterman102/DSCF5678.jpg...
Forum: website & board 03-18-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By suterman
Cheers guys

Cheers guys
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 137,727
Posted By suterman
Oh it would be rude not to go to the rr thing as...

Oh it would be rude not to go to the rr thing as practically on my doorstep
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 137,727
Posted By suterman
If you guys want to meet here that is cool. ...

If you guys want to meet here that is cool.


how about here...?

http://www.shelsley-walsh.co.uk/
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,740
Posted By suterman
Hellooo :-D

Hellooo :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 137,727
Posted By suterman
It was one of those coincidences, decided to sell...

It was one of those coincidences, decided to sell my truck and this car was for sale, the previous owner did the swap but it needed some finishing off.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 137,727
Posted By suterman
hey john, if you're ever in shropshire look me up

hey john, if you're ever in shropshire look me up
Forum: website & board 02-25-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By suterman
Back

After not owning a Volvo since 2009 I now own a Volvo again.


The car in question is a 1990 240 GL, converted by the PO from 2.0 auto to a B230ft M47. Needed some finishing off as the PO had a...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,817
Posted By suterman
Night of the living thread! Well done,...

Night of the living thread!


Well done, keep up the good work.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,817
Posted By suterman
Night of the living thread! Well done,...

Night of the living thread!


Well done, keep up the good work.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 50,082
Posted By suterman
Hey Turbobricks!:) I was contacted by Bryn...

Hey Turbobricks!:)

I was contacted by Bryn the other day (the guy who bought this car) He tells me the engine / gearbox and running gear have finally been swapped onto his own 240 (NATO green)
...
Forum: showroom 02-26-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9,452
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Posted By suterman
http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo351/suterman1...

http://i391.photobucket.com/albums/oo351/suterman101/DSCF6403.jpg

Ok ok its not a Volvo, but the headgasket blows about once a month so that should count for something.
Forum: events 12-18-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,370
Posted By suterman
it wouldn't be a proper UKTB meet without a...

it wouldn't be a proper UKTB meet without a couple of random breakdowns.

I Think they might be my gloves (the thin black mechanics ones) please keep them Pete, they are only a couple of days old...
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