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Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
KL Racing has a header, but $ is likely better...

KL Racing has a header, but $ is likely better spent in other areas first. The stock manifold and header pipe are not that bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,319
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool! thanks for sharing...glad Randy has...

cool! thanks for sharing...glad Randy has entrusted you with the car.
:volvo:
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,374
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
you can also have a machine shop re-pin the...

you can also have a machine shop re-pin the flywheel if the dowels don't line up with the Viggen PP...the bolt holes will line up regardless but seems like hit-or-miss with dowels being oriented...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Use one of these? ...

Use one of these?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/UNIVERSAL-TACH-ADAPTER-CONVERTER-COP-1-2-3-4-5-6-8-10-cyl-to-any-4-6-8-Tach-/141931549970?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 85,229
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
w00t!

w00t!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,013
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes, the large slip yoke damper eliminates the...

Yes, the large slip yoke damper eliminates the decel rattles. It is a tight fit in a 240 tunnel, not sure how similar the 7/9 tunnels are....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,974
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice work on the j-pipe!

nice work on the j-pipe!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,273
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
No vendors afaik, but they are rather simple to...

No vendors afaik, but they are rather simple to source or make on your own.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=250266
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,542
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I used these lifters in my 16v: INA 034109309AD...

I used these lifters in my 16v:
INA 034109309AD
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/audi-volvo-volkswagen-engine-camshaft-follower-034109309ad
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,572
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You can use a conical exit turbine housing from a...

You can use a conical exit turbine housing from a TD04HL turbo on a 16T. IIRC these were found on the TD04HL-15G turbos on early 850s. The turbine housings then changed to the more typical straight...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 85,229
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I dig it! Neat and tidy. What radiator are you...

I dig it! Neat and tidy.
What radiator are you using?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,304
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd try another EZK box. What is the p/n on the...

I'd try another EZK box. What is the p/n on the box? I'm sure someone here will have a replacement.

Here's what the Greenbook says:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,013
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Righto...I see what you are trying to do now...

Righto...I see what you are trying to do now :oops:

How much do you need to trim off of the bracket?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,013
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
separate the metal bracket from the rubber mount...

separate the metal bracket from the rubber mount (they slide apart) and then trim the corners off of the rubber part so it is circular. It will then fit in the 240 mount under the car.

ref:...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 569,149
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Beautiful work. You have a gift sir.

Beautiful work. You have a gift sir.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,596
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/-staldrev-vev...

https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/-staldrev-vevaxel-b230-16v-bredd-rundkugg.html

https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/motor-delar/rem-hjul/remskiva-b230-16v-2-spar-.html...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,111
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I've used this guy. ...

I've used this guy.
https://injectorrepair.com/contact-us/
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,013
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I installed one of the large slip yoke dampers...

I installed one of the large slip yoke dampers and it also cured the decel rattle (1pc driveshaft).
https://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=6150032&postcount=242
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,983
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
T5 decel rattle is GONE! :party: I installed...

T5 decel rattle is GONE! :party:
I installed the large slip yoke damper. I found one attached to a driveshaft from a 94 V6 Mustang (most I saw had the smaller damper, YMMV). This yoke seems to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,013
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do you have a picture? Was this something...

Do you have a picture?

Was this something that came on 4cyl Mustangs?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,533
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
it is still working, several years later

it is still working, several years later
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,533
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
For connecting the new speedometer cable to your...

For connecting the new speedometer cable to your VDO speedometer, you can splice the speedo end of your existing speedo cable sleeve onto the new cable. This is what I did to make my speedo work with...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,166
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
sounds nice and smooth!

sounds nice and smooth!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,013
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
A T5 swap in a 240 really only needs a Foxbody...

A T5 swap in a 240 really only needs a Foxbody Mustang driveshaft + Yoshifab adapter.
https://yoshifab.com/store/240-to-mustang-drive-shaft-adapter.html
The 2.3L Ranger damper (F6ZZ4841BA)...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,013
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
@smoothdurban What’s the approx diameter of the...

@smoothdurban
What’s the approx diameter of the 4-cyl damper?
Also with the tail of your transmission as low as it is, did you have any issues with firewall clearance at the back of the cylinder...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,013
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
@smoothdurban Thanks for the pics. It is...

@smoothdurban
Thanks for the pics. It is encouraging to know that you didn’t need to cut the tunnel...this may be added to my winter project list.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 75,013
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool! do you have a pic of your final setup?

cool! do you have a pic of your final setup?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 85,229
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
gotcha...that is a nice simple package

gotcha...that is a nice simple package
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 85,229
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
looks nice. you still sticking with a carb for...

looks nice. you still sticking with a carb for the 302?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 210,925
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice and clean :clap:

nice and clean :clap:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,214
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Wow, you've got a lot going on all at once. ...

Wow, you've got a lot going on all at once.

For the B230 + 16V timing belt setup, the simplest way to do it (IMO) is to mimic the Penta 16v belt routing.
Crank gear:...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,983
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I decided to give a 960 throttle body a try...was...

I decided to give a 960 throttle body a try...was a bit fiddly to get the TPS oriented and the throttle linkage sorted out, but it is installed and did make a difference in throttle response (as...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3,210
Views: 1,357,622
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool trip pics, thx for sharing!

cool trip pics, thx for sharing!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,792
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^good advice & Loctite 510

^good advice & Loctite 510
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,276
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://i.imgur.com/Dtq1Vmql.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Dtq1Vmql.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,276
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
M10x1.5 nylock Any hardware store should have...

M10x1.5 nylock
Any hardware store should have one.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt-M10-1-5-Zinc-Plated-Nylon-Lock-Nut-803708/204274148
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 54,606
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice work and great progress. will be a fun swap!

nice work and great progress. will be a fun swap!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,354
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I have a T5 in my 240 with the 0.68 5th gear. It...

I have a T5 in my 240 with the 0.68 5th gear. It is a good highway gear with the 3.91 rear. Worked fine with a n/a 8v setup. I don’t mind shifting down a gear for longer hills on the hwy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,732
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Is the tank pump providing a steady stream of...

Is the tank pump providing a steady stream of fuel (~1qt / 30 sec per Greenbook TP30454)? Put the line from the input of the main pump in a container and jumper the fuses to run the tank pump only. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,037
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks for posting this

Thanks for posting this
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,250
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
AFAIK all the 8v tubular manifolds on ebay have...

AFAIK all the 8v tubular manifolds on ebay have the flange backwards.

I'd look at Sweden Exhaust or KL Racing
http://swedenexhaust.se/en/volvo/366-grenror-volvo-240-8v.html...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,930
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
If you are going to be running an aftermarket T3,...

If you are going to be running an aftermarket T3, Yoshifab will take care of machining and converting the manifold to M10 studs.
https://yoshifab.com/store/volvo-manifold-t3-conversion-service.html
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 210,925
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks like ~50 USD shipped to NL from RockAuto...

Looks like ~50 USD shipped to NL from RockAuto for 16x VS1268 springs.
https://www.rockauto.com/en/parts/melling,VS1268,valve+spring,5792
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,530
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^ I did that too and worked fine.

^^ I did that too and worked fine.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 210,925
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I used the VS1268 springs in my 16v head. Runs...

I used the VS1268 springs in my 16v head. Runs fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,254
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
@TR Conn What radiator is that? Haven't seen a...

@TR Conn
What radiator is that? Haven't seen a port in the endtank like that before.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
LH2.2 / EZ-117K harness reference: ...

LH2.2 / EZ-117K harness reference:
https://www.240turbo.com/harnessconversions.html#240conversionharness
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
fair points Kjets...a B21+T isn't "wrong", but...

fair points Kjets...a B21+T isn't "wrong", but takes more fiddling (IMO) vs dropping in a stock B230FT running on stock EMS.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,254
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
maybe you've run across this... ...

maybe you've run across this...
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=286849

used an aluminum Griffin radiator
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/gri-1-26241-xs/all
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
A B21+T can achieve this, but will take more...

A B21+T can achieve this, but will take more effort to get there than doing so on an existing EFI car.

In your case, I don't think I'd put the effort into resurrecting the B21. I'd consider...
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