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Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By JW240
Or get the hoses made by...

Or get the hoses made by http://www.hytec-hydraulik.com/ then go for Ermeto or flare fittings.

Best: universal Setrab cooler. I'd usually recommend the Setrab but I can't disqualify some of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By JW240
Rotornipple

Rotornipple
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 442
Posted By JW240
Nice. Always wondered how difficult/doable this...

Nice. Always wondered how difficult/doable this swap would be!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 76,716
Posted By JW240
Nice, enjoy reading where this is going. I...

Nice, enjoy reading where this is going.

I tried the DIY alignment too but it took some tries to get it somewhat right. Still fun to do, even though i took it to a shop later on.

Beatiful...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,021
Posted By JW240
Nice to hear!

Nice to hear!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By JW240
I'd check the knock sensor. Mine did...

I'd check the knock sensor.
Mine did essentially the same. Any load over sustaining up to 60 mph was OK ish with some stumble (rich spike), bad idle, sometimes wot would be fine though rich. Mine...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 117,561
Posted By JW240
https://preview.ibb.co/btZ9ES/IMG_20180416_143336_...

https://preview.ibb.co/btZ9ES/IMG_20180416_143336_DRO.jpg (https://ibb.co/b905on)

https://preview.ibb.co/nO4y8n/IMG_20180416_145738_DRO.jpg (https://ibb.co/dFEbuS)
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By JW240
A true clutch LSD like found in the pre 1991?...

A true clutch LSD like found in the pre 1991? Cars works at all speeds. Only the G80 is disabled to start locking above 25mph. Something like a truetrack or the offerings from Kaplhenke would be the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,891
Posted By JW240
Nice, lookin good! Those tq rods are nice. I...

Nice, lookin good!
Those tq rods are nice. I have similar but homemade and its very noticeable how the rear suspension works better for going fast and is still quite comfy at the same time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By JW240
http://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?512033...

http://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?512033-virtual-digital-dash#/topics/512033

Something like that? Or install a carberry.. Possibilities are endless.

But for now I'd try to get the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,021
Posted By JW240
Never had a knock sensor fail before so I'm not...

Never had a knock sensor fail before so I'm not exactly an expert on that subject. It's easy enough to change. Pn yyyyyy046. Disconnect will probably trigger base timing, not sure.
Mine did back...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,021
Posted By JW240
Don't know how 2.2 reacts but on my 2.4lh b230...

Don't know how 2.2 reacts but on my 2.4lh b230 the knock sensor was bad. Apart from rough running, hunting idle, it was cutting out at any load more than going 50-60mph and sometimes random. Fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By JW240
Water pump is b19/b200 specific in the 360....

Water pump is b19/b200 specific in the 360. Shorter. So compare that with the usual.
How is the oil return made? Looks stock? With a +t it is usually not looking very stock.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,448
Posted By JW240
Provent can be had from China-alixpress much...

Provent can be had from China-alixpress much cheaper O:-)

Going with a provent 200 too on my b230, running in series with the stock pcv box. Homer gave me the idea.
Pcv box directly to turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By JW240
Nope. Stock fuel pumps, regulators filters...

Nope. Stock fuel pumps, regulators filters whatever support plenty, even at high mileages, provided they didn't pump mud fuel all their life.

I've upped the boost on some high mile cars and after...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By JW240
Fwiw, compression test on my +t gave 11.8-12 bar...

Fwiw, compression test on my +t gave 11.8-12 bar compression on all cylinders (cold engine no oil on pistons). Some variation because of valve clearance too. Engine has done 330k km of which the last...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By JW240
My car had a very tiny amount of piston slap....

My car had a very tiny amount of piston slap. When it's running rich with cold engine you can hear it slightly, when it's running leaner (difference between remap) it's not making any piston slap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By JW240
Maybe throw some oil in the sparkplug holes and...

Maybe throw some oil in the sparkplug holes and on the cam. When its only cranking the oil won't be distributed very effectively on the parts that require some form of oil spray. Not that these...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By JW240
sorry missed this. Nope I did not machine...

sorry missed this.

Nope I did not machine the face. Sensor to tone ring distance is something I still need to adjust properly. Used a tone ring of my own design that is made from thicker steel on...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,607
Posted By JW240
yes. Friend has a very late PRV engine in...

yes.

Friend has a very late PRV engine in his Peugeot. Runs great.
I hear there is a very good turbo version available in some rare Renault model.

I'm running a redblock because my car has...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,607
Posted By JW240
I'm too lazy to deal with their stupid design...

I'm too lazy to deal with their stupid design features. Like bolt holes for brackets on the intake mani that create vacuum leaks because thread extends into the mani itself. B28 had ugly manifolds,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By JW240
The 1991 745 rear axle I pulled the alu cover...

The 1991 745 rear axle I pulled the alu cover from (early version of the cover without filter/sieve) used a thin paper gasket.. Maybe you can get away with it!

On other occasions I've used normal...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 23,199
Posted By JW240
Had the same, some brands of poly just dont hold...

Had the same, some brands of poly just dont hold up.

Poly front, heim rear, adjustable, never look back.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By JW240
try...

try http://www.skandix.de/de/fahrzeug-teile/motor/dichtungen/dichtungsdeckel/dichtungsdeckel-nockenwelle/1001174/

Intermediate shaft fits, yes. In a pinch, www.folkraceshop.se has new ones with...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By JW240
https://folkraceshop.se/volvo/kamaxel-volvo-b20-b2...

https://folkraceshop.se/volvo/kamaxel-volvo-b20-b21-b23-b230-b234-folkrace/kamaxel-b21-b23-b230

Need lash caps though.
Forum: article composition 01-26-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,283
Posted By JW240
Great, yes, seen the PM, will get the pics soon!...

Great, yes, seen the PM, will get the pics soon! (not on my laptop anymore, need to dig)
Thanks for the offer and will send them ASAP!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By JW240
If possible i'd swap complete axles. ...

If possible i'd swap complete axles.

Swapping only the diff unit (carrier) with both diffs having the same ratio, maybe, without touching bearings and shims. I think the 2/2.3's use different...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By JW240
I have it too, got it back in the day from Chad,...

I have it too, got it back in the day from Chad, who is now back in the USA. Scanned and uploaded somewhere.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 805
Posted By JW240
I've been quite happy with my 240's off-road...

I've been quite happy with my 240's off-road capacity. Would go quite well if it wasn't lowered (only slightly but still).
Some form of limited slip diff helps a lot. I use the TrueTrack, which...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 46,492
Posted By JW240
Nice car, really like what you are doing. Curious...

Nice car, really like what you are doing. Curious how you'll like the difference between Turbo and NA!
I'm happy it isn't that cold here!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By JW240
It hardens to some kind of waxy surface? Where I...

It hardens to some kind of waxy surface? Where I use it its pretty much non sticky in a few hours/days maybe?
A can is 14 euro here, the big spraycan. I bet you can do 2 coilovers many times?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By JW240
https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/topplocksbult...

https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/topplocksbultar-129-volvo-6cyl-vit-motor.html

Planning to get those for our t6.

Even with modest power goals I would be inclined to use studs since I had...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By JW240
+1 great stuff also good for giving bolts and...

+1 great stuff also good for giving bolts and other hardware a bit of a chance in the harsh winter months.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,647
Posted By JW240
Well my 240 is running a '99 build date Volvo...

Well my 240 is running a '99 build date Volvo brand battery. It's getting a bit weak :lol:
Cool little project.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By JW240
I'm using the 700 series center bearing. I can't...

I'm using the 700 series center bearing. I can't really compare how it was with the stock 240 piece. Fitment wise, you need the dust shields for the bearings of the 700 series too (little money but...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By JW240
Regular bearing wont work (assuming you mean...

Regular bearing wont work (assuming you mean axial bearing).
The parts for the ones I made were about 100$. Add to that some downtime of car because I had to measure the rear axle tabs and a nicely...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 117,561
Posted By JW240
stuff to mount. ...

stuff to mount.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,200
Posted By JW240
Looks good. Nicer than the Folkrace header I...

Looks good. Nicer than the Folkrace header I installed on a 745.

I made a bracket to support the header. Just a piece of 6-8mm thick steel stock welded across both runners (secondaries) and a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,865
Posted By JW240
+1! Not sure if its social media or just less RWD...

+1! Not sure if its social media or just less RWD people..
Anyway enjoyed the reading the whole thread following the steps you've taken. I like the cars that are DD and still tuned/modified. Its...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 26,050
Posted By JW240
Amazing work! Read the whole thread more than...

Amazing work! Read the whole thread more than once.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By JW240
Yeah. Works great. Even for DD duty. ...

Yeah. Works great. Even for DD duty.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-02-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,370
Posted By JW240
Yeah. Agreed. My setup; poly/heim 'hybrid'...

Yeah. Agreed.

My setup; poly/heim 'hybrid' Tq rods, spherical trailing arm bushings, rubber on the front of the trailing arms.
Just so much better than the old worn rubber tab bushings and non...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By JW240
Mine does it too. Truetrack installed with a...

Mine does it too. Truetrack installed with a tone-ring we folded +tack welded over the diff. Made from 2mm steel plate, old style alu cover.

Up to 20 mph the needle just swings around a bit. For...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By JW240
I use an Iveco Eurocargo 3.9 IC. Had to cut the...

I use an Iveco Eurocargo 3.9 IC. Had to cut the lowest 4 rows off and now it fits under the panel in front of the rad. Maybe an option too. No pics online anymore since hosting stopped.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,012
Posted By JW240
24-30 MPG with my B230F+T with manual...

24-30 MPG with my B230F+T with manual transmission.
Is it the NA compression? or just a lowish boost, good tune, healthy block, wasted spark? Dunno.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-16-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By JW240
Sounds very good. We had an older MAN truck...

Sounds very good. We had an older MAN truck diesel and gas turbine for similar tests at the uni I worked. But this sounds like more fun!
Forum: article composition 06-10-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,283
Posted By JW240
I still have them, need to re-host. But...

I still have them, need to re-host.

But wont have acces to the pics this week. Maybe Art's site can help you with the chip pinout, you can trace it. In a few weeks i can have the pics up again.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,472
Posted By JW240
+1 I made a set, works the same as the...

+1



I made a set, works the same as the Kaplhenke set. To replace a 10+ year old set of rubber rear TAB.

Rear end follows imperfections better, smoother. Bit more noise but i attribute that...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,183
Posted By JW240
Wow, nice. Have been following this since the...

Wow, nice. Have been following this since the start, way cool.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,485
Posted By JW240
TIG AC is only thing I can recommend for one-off...

TIG AC is only thing I can recommend for one-off aluminum work. Though these machines are $$ and it takes some skill to use them so I vote against DIY if you never going to need it again.

Go to a...
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