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Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Found a set of ZS carbs off a B20 on Ebay.ca for...

Found a set of ZS carbs off a B20 on Ebay.ca for $230 CAD shipped...so I grabbed them :).

[Edit]So, after doing a bit more research...they're actually off a B21/B23 from 1980+! They're not dual...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By Broke4speed
I use an infrared heat gun to measure...

I use an infrared heat gun to measure temperatures at the exh port at idle. It isn't perfect, but it could help troubleshoot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,403
Posted By Broke4speed
Might as well post up my contribution to the...

Might as well post up my contribution to the cause. I have been rocking both of these items on my car since the summer, and there has been zero degradation or explosions. I HIGHLY recommend using...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,403
Posted By Broke4speed
Pretty much anything can do what's here. ...

Pretty much anything can do what's here.

It's important to have a couple things in your printer to make it easier though. A heated bed, a workspace that's at least 200x200 (if square), and a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 26,395
Posted By Broke4speed
It's a transmission thing, not a car thing. ...

It's a transmission thing, not a car thing.

This is all very good to know, because I have a T5 that got backbenched due to concern about the vibration/noise.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Well, we're in lockdown until mid Jan here, but...

Well, we're in lockdown until mid Jan here, but luckily I still get to go to work. While I'm off for the holidays I tackled the MSD ignition install, because carbs LOVE good spark. It's not for...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,734
Posted By Broke4speed
Speeduino, nice. I ran speedy on my B6304S swap,...

Speeduino, nice. I ran speedy on my B6304S swap, and it worked great.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By Broke4speed
The first 'best' upgrade was tossing the...

The first 'best' upgrade was tossing the BW55/AW55 in favour of an AW71L. The second 'best' upgrade was tossing the auto for a manual conversion. I love manualized autos, but converter stall is the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/59/67/Bu7rhBby_o.jpg ...

https://images2.imgbox.com/59/67/Bu7rhBby_o.jpg

Ready to drive!

...in March, if winter is mild. :(
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Fuel leak solved with JB weld and thread sealer...

Fuel leak solved with JB weld and thread sealer :).

The D-cam is certainly lumpy, even after running long enough to warm up. I'm not totally sure that the engine is 100% healthy, or that the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Everything is done! ...and one of the carbs...

Everything is done!

...and one of the carbs is cracked at the fuel inlet. It's a banjo bolt setup, so it must have been over-tightened (by me...possibly) at some point. Some JB weld and thread...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By Broke4speed
Communication is NOT their strong suit. Once you...

Communication is NOT their strong suit. Once you pay, good luck reaching anyone.

Stuff always seems to arrive, but the shipping is as inconsistent and unreliable as their communication. You'd...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,681
Posted By Broke4speed
What kind of 16v engine would need more air than...

What kind of 16v engine would need more air than a set of quad 50mm DCOEs could provide, even choked down to 46mm? Not trying to be a jerk, genuinely curious :).
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,681
Posted By Broke4speed
The chinese Weber clones are available in 50mm.

The chinese Weber clones are available in 50mm.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Short stacks done. ...

Short stacks done.

https://images2.imgbox.com/3e/40/UyJv8cuf_o.jpg

Now I need to figure out that linkage...ugh.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
It's alive again. <iframe width="560"...

It's alive again.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4qUFtblaP5w" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope;...
Forum: showroom 11-04-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 1,222,234
Posted By Broke4speed
Triple SU manifold for a B30. Maybe not rare,...

Triple SU manifold for a B30. Maybe not rare, but certainly uncommon now.

https://images2.imgbox.com/db/f2/3v9BltcH_o.jpg

It's for sale...anyone want it?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Carb rebuild kits should arrive tomorrow...and...

Carb rebuild kits should arrive tomorrow...and the manifold MIGHT be ready. The welding shop said early in the week :).

Meanwhile, I'm bored, so I made velocity stacks....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Well...this happened... ...

Well...this happened...
https://images2.imgbox.com/81/b2/siawAErE_o.jpg
Either the chinese carb had a big problem, or my idea was not suitable. I have a feeling that the 2 runners into 4 runners,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Thanks man :). I tend to get the side-eye when...

Thanks man :).
I tend to get the side-eye when people find out I removed a whiteblock to go back to red, lol.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
https://images2.imgbox.com/cd/e1/F8iXWLR1_o.jpg ...

https://images2.imgbox.com/cd/e1/F8iXWLR1_o.jpg

I was bored today so after I adjusted the clutch to spec (not happy with the lack of remaining adjustment...gonna make a spacer) I decided it was...
Forum: showroom 10-21-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By Broke4speed
PETG is immune to acetone vapour smoothing. That...

PETG is immune to acetone vapour smoothing. That vid is about parts printed in ABS, and I can vouch for how well that works.

For PETG, there are alternate methods, but sanding is the best.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,103
Posted By Broke4speed
The exact number isn't super important. It's...

The exact number isn't super important. It's more important to ensure that both have the same flow, since that means they're synced.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Got the under-mount linkage installed today, and...

Got the under-mount linkage installed today, and it was a pain in the ass. Some modifications were necessary because I wanted to use the original throttle cable, which also needed modifications. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
It's been an awesome day. <iframe...

It's been an awesome day.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/5opvQItyufk" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,887
Posted By Broke4speed
Technically, and I'm the furthest thing from an...

Technically, and I'm the furthest thing from an engineer, I've been told that every 90* bend you add into a pipe changes the sound. It's got something to do with the way soundwaves travel?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Manifold done and well-sealed with awful wrinkle...

Manifold done and well-sealed with awful wrinkle black paint. It reacted poorly with something, which isn't surprising since the manifold is made of three different types of metal. Stainless...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,385
Posted By Broke4speed
All the way to 04? Did not know that, thanks!

All the way to 04? Did not know that, thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 205,255
Posted By Broke4speed
There's a bunch of Volvo manuals here, including...

There's a bunch of Volvo manuals here, including hard-to-find Penta stuff.

https://www.manualslib.com/brand/volvo/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,515
Posted By Broke4speed
Good idea, thank you :).

Good idea, thank you :).
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,385
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm very surprised that nobody has jumped on the...

I'm very surprised that nobody has jumped on the AR5 yet. The adapter would be easy to make, the boxes are newer than any old T5 (because the removeable bellhousing T5s stopped in the mid-late-90s...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,515
Posted By Broke4speed
Tons of Volvo PDFs

Maybe I'm slow to the party, but I just found this while looking for some AQ165A engine manuals. It was definitely a gold mine for the boat stuff, maybe the car stuff is in there somewhere too :).
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
FULL STOP...maybe. The universe works in...

FULL STOP...maybe.

The universe works in very strange ways sometimes. I'm just about ready to bolt up the single DCOE and adapter when I feel a disturbance in the Force. I go on FB Marketplace...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm ok with the one I got from Aliexpress, it's...

I'm ok with the one I got from Aliexpress, it's actually really decent quality-wise. The hollow cravingboost ones tended to break, so I'll be using a switch on the dash instead. :)

ChinaCarb...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
I'm sure some of the old-schoolers here remember...

I'm sure some of the old-schoolers here remember these shifters...

https://images2.imgbox.com/c5/df/HgZbNgnt_o.jpg

Well, there is a guy/company on Aliexpress selling them, but they're not...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-23-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 40,557
Posted By Broke4speed
Good to know. A lot of the knowledge we have is...

Good to know. A lot of the knowledge we have is based around european bins and stuff scraped from the 5cyl M4.4, so something like this was bound to happen. Do you have a copy of the 98 Bin file...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Haha, yeah...sorry :)

Haha, yeah...sorry :)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Chinese DCOE45 152 arrived today, and I'm less...

Chinese DCOE45 152 arrived today, and I'm less horrified than I thought I'd be. Gave it a teardown and was pleasantly surprised at the machined parts/fitment of the bits and bobs. It's a 3-hole...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
-Carb fuel pump pickup installed (cut the tube...

-Carb fuel pump pickup installed (cut the tube off an old carb sender that was rotten on top and put it in place of the in-tank fuel pump I was using).
-Fuel line hooked up.
-Stupid brakelines from...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,779
Posted By Broke4speed
I +T'd a B21A, which was 9.3:1, and had no issues...

I +T'd a B21A, which was 9.3:1, and had no issues at all. Heck, the B6304S I +T'd was 10.7:1 and when I pulled it out it was still in great shape, even after being run without an intercooler. 7 psi...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Might as well go full send... ...

Might as well go full send...

https://images2.imgbox.com/5d/2f/Bnp1xE6M_o.jpg

rebuildable mech fuel pump :).
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
Minor pictureless update. Gotta take the damn...

Minor pictureless update.
Gotta take the damn clutch cable off in order to put that rubber fork cover on, and ordered a chinese weber DCOE 45...mainly just because I've always been curious how bad...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
You need a flexplate? You're going auto? I...

You need a flexplate? You're going auto?

I had considered putting it behind the whiteblock, but even after making the adapter, I'd still need an expensive flywheel (USD-to-CAD exchange is...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By Broke4speed
I used scrap metal I had kicking around. I don't...

I used scrap metal I had kicking around. I don't think anyone makes them for the 240.
If they did, they'd be overpriced for what they were, IMO.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
I believe the Talking Heads said it best: ...

I believe the Talking Heads said it best:

"My god, what have I done?!"

https://images2.imgbox.com/94/78/bZ6U3aCE_o.jpg

Whiteblock swap parts yard sale coming soon ;).
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,952
Posted By Broke4speed
Speeduino's ignition control is as mature as any....

Speeduino's ignition control is as mature as any. Maybe he had the dizzy and wanted to keep it :).
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,952
Posted By Broke4speed
Coolness :). It's nice to see other people...

Coolness :). It's nice to see other people working with Speedy. I was using it for a time on my B6304S swapped 244, but have gone back to redblock/carbs.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,337
Posted By Broke4speed
I find the position over the front wheels is a...

I find the position over the front wheels is a bigger change in handling. The B6304 I put in my 244 was quite long, and the car definitely felt nosey on a 21mm bar, IPD springs (1 coil removed), and...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 327,845
Posted By Broke4speed
If anyone is paying attention because they want...

If anyone is paying attention because they want whiteblock swap/turbo parts...in a week (after a much-needed vacation) the bolt-in Homer mounts will be going up for sale. All you'd need is two stock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By Broke4speed
Ah! Cool :). I was quite surprised to see the...

Ah! Cool :).
I was quite surprised to see the differences, and pretty happy to choose the one that would give the most mechanical advantage.
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