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Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By TR Conn
I built this up pipe not for a bigger turbo, but...

I built this up pipe not for a bigger turbo, but that a turbo would fit at all.
B230FT slanted in an Amazon.

https://i.imgur.com/makqwRI.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/Eekp2VL.jpg?1

Itís not...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,029
Posted By TR Conn
Yes, just angle iron. When I switched the...

Yes, just angle iron.
When I switched the slave cyl. around I also welded the pieces together.

https://i.imgur.com/rWvOuRX.jpg?1
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2021, 02:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,029
Posted By TR Conn
The photo of the pull-type slave is of my car. It...

The photo of the pull-type slave is of my car. It has been working well for about 15,000 miles now. I too was concerned about the flexing of the hose and just turned the slave cyl. around so the body...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-03-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,599
Posted By TR Conn
I've got it up and running. It isn't optimum, but...

I've got it up and running. It isn't optimum, but it works.
I switched around to the opto isolator circuit and am running fuel only with the tach signal coming from the coil negative.
Not nearly as...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-29-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,599
Posted By TR Conn
I think I have it working again. The problem...

I think I have it working again.
The problem is, I don't know why.
It checks out on the stim, I'll try to get it reinstalled today and see what happens.
I'm not quite sure when this all started,...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-22-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,599
Posted By TR Conn
I apologize for the delay, I had a medical issue...

I apologize for the delay, I had a medical issue pop up.
I'll get back to this in a few days.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-14-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,599
Posted By TR Conn
I have good continuity between the daughter card...

I have good continuity between the daughter card #17 and DB37 #36.
Cam input is greyed out, so it is unavailable. The info note in the cam input says it is only for single cyl or 2 cyl odd fire....
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-14-2021, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,599
Posted By TR Conn
I've been working on this, so far no change.. ...

I've been working on this, so far no change..

Baking soda scrub - really cleaned things up.
Re-flowed/re-soldered every connection on the board. With new solder.
Posted my problem on...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-12-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,599
Posted By TR Conn
WOW! I know so little. Thanks for the...

WOW! I know so little.
Thanks for the information.
I've ordered new flux and flux cleaner.
I have cleaned the board with IPA, but it didn't seem to do much.
I have a good soldering station, but...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-11-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,599
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks for the follow up. I have scrubbed the...

Thanks for the follow up.
I have scrubbed the board and scraped between close soldered pins. The stuff is very difficult to get off.
The solder is 60/40 but quite old. I'll order new stuff and...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-11-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,599
Posted By TR Conn
Erratic Spark

Thanks for the replies,
All of the grounds terminate on the intake manifold.
The wiring is as the diagram indicates, though I will check later today.

It appears to me that the problem is...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-10-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,599
Posted By TR Conn
Megasquirt Erratic Spark

Erratic spark output
Megasquirt 2 v3 on a B20.
Something is fried in the ECU. Engine wonít run no matter what crank input. Iíve tried distributor -, points trigger, 36-2 with VR sensor, and with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2021, 02:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,888
Posted By TR Conn
Ever since I installed a B230FT in my Amazon...

Ever since I installed a B230FT in my Amazon several years ago I've had a slight stumble at idle. The O2 sensor was installed in the head pipe about 10" behind the turbo. I read an article somewhere...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,429
Posted By TR Conn
Visitor msg sent

Visitor msg sent
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,429
Posted By TR Conn
I'm not trying to get fancy. I'm looking for a...

I'm not trying to get fancy. I'm looking for a ready-made "this size fits a bunch of cars"
I just need to know what bunch the Amazon fits in.
Thanks
TR
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2021, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,429
Posted By TR Conn
122s Cover

What current car is close to the same size and shape as a 122s 2 door?
I want to buy a new cover, but most websites want info on the car for fitment.
Of course, most cover companies/sellers don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,881
Posted By TR Conn
battery box

I've made similar repairs using fiberglass cloth and POR 15 instead of resin.
It has held up with no further rusting for over 10 years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,199
Posted By TR Conn
There, that's better

Not a Brick
Amazon -B18 auto to B230 turbo w. T5 trans.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,091
Posted By TR Conn
A simple bracket with the trigger wheel available...

A simple bracket with the trigger wheel available from DIY.
The trigger wheel was spot welded to the pulley after confirming it was positioned correctly.
About $30
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,118
Posted By TR Conn
In previous posts I’ve been trying to add fuel...

In previous posts I’ve been trying to add fuel injection without an E or F head. I tried several things and this is what I came up with. I know that the injectors aren¬’t at a ¬“proper¬” angle. If I...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,118
Posted By TR Conn
The Weber TBI looks promising and easy to...

The Weber TBI looks promising and easy to install, until you realize that it is not a complete system. No fuel pump, no computer, no O2 sensor, no wiring.
Ive been looking at the Holley Stealth TBI...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,999
Posted By TR Conn
Cooling

I am also very concerned with overheating.
This is the setup I had on a 305 conversion I did about 15 years ago.
A pusher, two pullers and a fan cooled oil cooler.
The only time I had a problem...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
These will run into the same problem I discovered...

These will run into the same problem I discovered the hard way.
Read the article I referenced in the update regarding siamese ports and firing order.
Cylinders 1 & 4 will run much leaner than 2 &...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
I've added a couple of updates to the original...

I've added a couple of updates to the original post.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,789
Posted By TR Conn
If you are looking for information and...

If you are looking for information and inspiration, read & watch Canuks Volvo 122S Build Thread: Scope-creep the Sequel .
Tenacious, innovative and and a nice guy.
His videos of building the frame...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
That is what I'd do also, if I had a head with...

That is what I'd do also, if I had a head with the injector ports. It looks like his project was to upgrade the injectors which required a new fuel rail. Looks like a nice job of doing it!
I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
Yep! I've seen the light. I'm still going to...

Yep!
I've seen the light.
I'm still going to hook up the fuel and drive it around the block a few times and then go back to the drawing board on the intake and injector location.
I'm really...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
I'm close to firing it up, just waiting for the...

I'm close to firing it up, just waiting for the surge tank. Speedpak from China is anything but speedy!
I'll give it a try and see how horrible it is. I've read about the theoretical problems of...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
"Best to use a coil with an integrated driver or...

"Best to use a coil with an integrated driver or get an external driver for use with the coil."
Is this the Bosch 124 Power Stage?

"I DI however have a ton of issues with feedback from the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
You can't just rotate the distributor to phase...

You can't just rotate the distributor to phase it. The angle between the points and the plug contacts need to be changed. I already have a locked and phased distributor, just wondering about options....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
New question... I''m running the Megasquirt...

New question...
I''m running the Megasquirt with direct coil control.
This requires that the distributor to be re-phased.
In my quest for easy return to stock, would it be advisable and strong...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
I looked at the filler neck. The only access is...

I looked at the filler neck. The only access is at a rubber coupling.
I drilled a hole in the fuel sender cap and installed a 90 degree 3/8 NPT fitting with a 5/16 hose barb.
TR Conn
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
For high HP and extreme driving conditions all of...

For high HP and extreme driving conditions all of this makes a lot of sense. In my case this set up is in what is basically a truck that is driven maybe 2000 miles a year and seldom sees anything...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
CW Thanks. I just ordered one! I did a...

CW
Thanks.
I just ordered one!
I did a mock up and it looks like I can mount it under
the heater and feed it with the mechanical pump.
TR
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks for the information. Sounds as though I...

Thanks for the information.
Sounds as though I am on the right track.
I kinda knew that the injectors would work, thanks for the confirmation. Yes, I will be using resistors in the circuit.
I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
This is in a B20 in a Duett. There is no trunk,...

This is in a B20 in a Duett.
There is no trunk, under the car the space under the back seat is occupied with the fuel tank and the muffler. The pump and filter could be mounted next to the frame...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
For the FPR, of course you are right. I'm just...

For the FPR, of course you are right. I'm just hoping for a little serendipity.

The engine is stock. Using the fuel pump will simplify things a lot.

This is the type of crimping I need to do....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,597
Posted By TR Conn
B20 Fuel Injection Questions

B20 Fuel Injection Questions

Updated again!
As I said below in one of the posts, I was going to finish up the project and see how well or horribly it would work.
Well, the data is in and it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,626
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks, I'll give that a try. Any chance it...

Thanks, I'll give that a try.
Any chance it could be a broken valve spring?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,626
Posted By TR Conn
B230 Help diagnose noise

Any ideas what the clicking noise is?
It sounds very metallic, It occurs on acceleration.
Timing is correct and it runs pretty much normally.
Any suggestions?

...
Forum: events 09-09-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,196
Posted By TR Conn
I'm going. Will there be a swap meet area? Or...

I'm going.
Will there be a swap meet area? Or the opportunity to sell some treasures?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,426
Posted By TR Conn
I have the M-41 in and working, new floors...

I have the M-41 in and working, new floors looking pretty good and everything else back together.
Turned out to be quite a project.
I was able to cut out part of the trans tunnel, reshape it and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By TR Conn
Do you already have the "vintage performance...

Do you already have the "vintage performance bits"?
If not, do a search regarding their reliability and business practices before sending any $$$
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,050
Posted By TR Conn
The transmission end of the stock Ford speedo...

The transmission end of the stock Ford speedo cable plugs right in. At the other end you pull off the Ford speedometer connection and jam the Volvo connector on. This info came with the V8 conversion...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,426
Posted By TR Conn
If you are going to install disk brakes, go all...

If you are going to install disk brakes, go all the way and include a booster.
Another possibility I considered was the remote boosters made for drum brakes. I don't know of any one that has used...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,426
Posted By TR Conn
I ran into a bit more of a project than...

I ran into a bit more of a project than anticipated.
The PO had screwed and pop riveted "new" floorboards in.
I already knew this was a problem, just didn't want to deal with it right now.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,426
Posted By TR Conn
Thanks for the words of encouragement. I’ve been...

Thanks for the words of encouragement. I’ve been fabricating a new tunnel before cutting anything.
I’ve swapped M41s into two automatic 122S’s without much forethought. Duetts are quite a bit harder...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,426
Posted By TR Conn
Cameron, Do you happen to have photos of the...

Cameron,
Do you happen to have photos of the tunnel?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,426
Posted By TR Conn
An aftermarket OD is a possibility, but I have an...

An aftermarket OD is a possibility, but I have an M41 sitting on the bench that I just finished going through.
Looking at aftermarket ODs, it seems that most all of them are for high power hot rods...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,426
Posted By TR Conn
M41 into a Duett

I started measuring and researching how to install an M41 behind the B20 in my ’58 Duett. I didn’t expect it to be easy, but the modifications to the trans tunnel look like quite a challenge. I need...
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