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Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2021, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By K9 240
Hi I did it for a number of reasons. I had...

Hi
I did it for a number of reasons.
I had larger injectors (S/Deka 60lbs) which have a larger spray cone than OE. I was having trouble getting through emissions testing here (UK) and had seen...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2021, 02:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,787
Posted By K9 240
Hi I moved the washer bottle to the rear (butt...

Hi
I moved the washer bottle to the rear (butt cheek) and drilled a 3 inch hole where it was to the space in front of the front wheel. There's enough room there to get a properly sized air filter...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,033
Posted By K9 240
Hi Jussi I'm interested in similar information....

Hi Jussi
I'm interested in similar information.
I want to crank boost pressure way up and use water/meth injection to keep things cool.
I started wondering how I would know when I should start...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 04:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,112
Posted By K9 240
Having read a post by stealthfti about cooling...

Having read a post by stealthfti about cooling higher running temps incurred at sustained high speeds, I plumbed in the heater outlet on the head directly to a fitting near the radiator. It reduced...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-10-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,002
Posted By K9 240
Yeah, the rods are the same but you'll have...

Yeah, the rods are the same but you'll have trouble finding aftermarket (lighter) pistons for the 2ltr. Don't know if the situation for 16v pistons is any different.
Tim
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,821
Posted By K9 240
Or there's this from a previous thread - can't...

Or there's this from a previous thread - can't remember who posted it but I saved the link.
https://www.jegs.com/i/Earls/361/9894DBH/10002/-1
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,438
Posted By K9 240
Unfortunately my wagon is regularly loaded up...

Unfortunately my wagon is regularly loaded up which makes having a spare wheel in the cargo area a problem. Looks a bit odd to carry the spare on the back seat (when it is a seat).
Sorry hessam69 -...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,438
Posted By K9 240
New problem with larger wheel fitment

Finally got some 215/60/15 tyres on my 7x15x20 multi X wheels.
The wheels fit under my 240 without a problem even though it's lowered a bit.
Problem came when trying to fit the spare tyre in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,754
Posted By K9 240
"With the earlier 240s, you can unbolt the top...

"With the earlier 240s, you can unbolt the top radiator support / hood latch panel to get lots of extra room. It's spot welded in later 240s"

I drilled the spots out & use bolts in their place....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 25,377
Posted By K9 240
I don't know about that head, but I've used a 530...

I don't know about that head, but I've used a 530 K-jet head & B21 manifold. I was using the Siemens Deka 630cc injectors & wanted to get their pintles as close to the runner as possible.
I used a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,673
Posted By K9 240
I remember a thread where it was pretty clearly...

I remember a thread where it was pretty clearly laid out what you need to do, but of course cannot find it now. This one -
https://www.stonis-world.com/headwork.html
shows the details but the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,415
Posted By K9 240
And talking of the TD05HR 16G turbo - has anyone...

And talking of the TD05HR 16G turbo - has anyone been tempted by the 20G compressor wheel & housing upgrade by the likes of Kinugawa?
I've not been able to find anything about how it affects spool...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2020, 02:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 21,400
Posted By K9 240
Is the head gasket on upside down? Got to be a...

Is the head gasket on upside down?
Got to be a big mismatch for water to be leaking out like that.
Tim
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,102
Posted By K9 240
Hi Looks like the short answer to your question...

Hi
Looks like the short answer to your question is no!!
Thought I would chime in as no-one else has.
I have been planning on using Water/meth injection while building an engine (B200) for my 240....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2020, 03:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,417
Posted By K9 240
Hi I had this same fun with my M90. ...

Hi
I had this same fun with my M90.
Apparently, the number that you need is on a paper sticker, similar to that found on a rear axle.
Also similar to a back axle, it is mostly missing by the time...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,817
Posted By K9 240
Thanks for the reply Culberro. From looking at...

Thanks for the reply Culberro.
From looking at the old service manuals I could find, it seems that the valve height was not measured as such but a special tool was used. The tool was a bar which was...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,912
Posted By K9 240
Hi This size injector is usually used in...

Hi
This size injector is usually used in conjunction with the larger AMM (can never remember if its the 012 or 016) as the extra fuel approximately matches the increase in air. The standard 3 bar...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,817
Posted By K9 240
Valve question

Hi
I'm hoping to take a cylinder head (530) to a local machine shop tomorrow to have larger valves installed on the existing seats.
The shop needs to know the valve stem installed height. I knew...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,193
Posted By K9 240
Was just looking for something else in my...

Was just looking for something else in my bookmarks & I came across this -
https://www.jegs.com/i/Earls/361/9894DBH/10002/-1
I'm pretty sure that fits on the fuel rail where you showed in your...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,193
Posted By K9 240
Not sure which end of the fuel line you're...

Not sure which end of the fuel line you're talking about but classicswede sells these -
https://www.classicswede.co.uk/Fuel_rail_pressure_regulator_adapter_AN6/p1733344_19741194.aspx
That bolt into...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,838
Posted By K9 240
Thanks for all the answers. I think the...

Thanks for all the answers.
I think the consensus is to err on the safe side, which was my feeling also.
I was curious to see if the practice of tight squish had moved on any in the last few...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,838
Posted By K9 240
Getting Squished!

Hi
I'm in the process of rebuilding a spare engine to go into my '93 240.
The engine is a B200 which is quite common over here.
I read a load of posts regarding squish & using the "rule of thumb"...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,489
Posted By K9 240
Are you saying that the piston may hit the...

Are you saying that the piston may hit the gasket?
I'm using a B200 so have the opposite problem! The bore dia is now approx 90mm; gasket dia 92mm & the head 94mm.
I had the block decked so my...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 29,489
Posted By K9 240
How much can you skim of the head before you need...

How much can you skim of the head before you need to worry about the timing belt being too long? - getting some new valves put in & was going to get the head skimmed to tidy it up for the MLS...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,770
Posted By K9 240
And don't forget the fees that the shipping...

And don't forget the fees that the shipping companies charge to collect said import fees!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,211
Posted By K9 240
Here you go - everything you need to know about...

Here you go - everything you need to know about compound boost!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pV_tLbZY0A&t=552s
'cos we all need 3000hp.
Found from Sävar Turbo Site - thanks JV.
Tim
Forum: performance & modifications 12-19-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,777
Posted By K9 240
I have a (european) 240 with 2.0 ltr engine. The...

I have a (european) 240 with 2.0 ltr engine. The alternator was low down on the exhaust side and the p/s pump with reservoir was on the intake side. I needed to make more room for a turbo so used the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,745
Posted By K9 240
I'm in the process of doing some work on a 1990...

I'm in the process of doing some work on a 1990 530 head before taking it to a m/s to have 38/46 valves installed.
I've been looking for info like this for when I take the head in. However I did the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,564
Posted By K9 240
A different Injector thread

Hi everyone
finally getting around to putting together a new head (big vales etc) and am considering what injectors to use.
My present setup uses Seimens Deka 60lb injectors inserted into a K-jet...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,406
Posted By K9 240
Hi Bugjam I have a later 240 ('93) but am...

Hi Bugjam
I have a later 240 ('93) but am assuming they're not that different.
The washer bottle fits very nicely in the drivers side rear butt cheek. Just plumb in to the existing front to back...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,577
Posted By K9 240
AAAAh I see - a proper TB job then!! :lol:

AAAAh I see - a proper TB job then!! :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,577
Posted By K9 240
Thanks for the replies guys. 90volvo - I think...

Thanks for the replies guys.
90volvo - I think I'm going to get something like this fitting -...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,577
Posted By K9 240
Another turbo drain thread?

Hi All
I am in the process of building a turbo B200 block to go in my right hand drive 240 and have always planned to use the Yoshifab bung to AN10 connecter etc for the oil drain.
However, I was...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,396
Posted By K9 240
[QUOTE=Jaypee_6680;5992068]If you’re happy...

[QUOTE=Jaypee_6680;5992068]If you’re happy running a 3.31 rear, then it’s as simple as removing the differential, fitting your 3.31 ring to the G80 diff, the re-install the diff.

Almost !
You...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,934
Posted By K9 240
For my +T I used a fitting to the sump which...

For my +T I used a fitting to the sump which bolted through a hole that I drilled in the sump - no welding required. Has worked perfectly for the few years it has been on.
Only thing to remember is...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,973
Posted By K9 240
If you're worried about cooking your turbo how...

If you're worried about cooking your turbo how about water injection in front of the turbo inlet? You're lucky to have E85 so injecting before the throttle body is probably unnecessary.
I know water...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,349
Posted By K9 240
I am planning on using a M90 in my 240 & was...

I am planning on using a M90 in my 240 & was going to use this...
http://www.retroturbo.com/?product=vrs-m90-box-to-m47-driveshaft-link-for-volvo-200-series
with a modified support bracket to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 91,658
Posted By K9 240
Hi Catching up with this thread & thought I...

Hi
Catching up with this thread & thought I would relay my own experiences in the manifold building area. Probably too late now as I bet you've finished the manifold but maybe useful to someone...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,919
Posted By K9 240
I've seen conversions (kinugawa) for those 16g...

I've seen conversions (kinugawa) for those 16g twin scroll evo turbo's to make them up to 20g - would that be worth it? - has anyone tried it?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 23,896
Posted By K9 240
That's right, a couple of brackets that bolt onto...

That's right, a couple of brackets that bolt onto the head using the k-jet injector hold down bolt holes.
I'm sure there were a couple of threads about it when I was doing it.
Tim
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 23,896
Posted By K9 240
Sorry - I didn't take any photo's at the time. I...

Sorry - I didn't take any photo's at the time. I remember the normal fuel rail fit the spacing of the K-jet injector holes. The main problem is the regulator. In order to keep it in the stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 23,896
Posted By K9 240
One way to mitigate the wider spray pattern is to...

One way to mitigate the wider spray pattern is to use the modern slimmer injector in the K-jet injector hole in the head. A modicom of "clearancing" might be involved. I was using the Deka 60lb...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,714
Posted By K9 240
I got the back seats from a 960 saloon to fit in...

I got the back seats from a 960 saloon to fit in my 240 wagon.
I had to remove the covers & foam from the 240 seats to leave the wooden base & metal back.
Then cut & modified the 960 foam to fit. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,694
Posted By K9 240
You could always remove the resistor on the volvo...

You could always remove the resistor on the volvo electric speedo & solder in a pot - can move the speedo how you like then.
Dave Bartons site has full info - so easy even I could do it. Just don't...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,408
Posted By K9 240
Hi Sweep I was going to put a J pipe in my 240...

Hi Sweep
I was going to put a J pipe in my 240 but had to give up on the idea due to not having anywhere for the downpipe from the turbo to go. The n/a manifold takes up a lot of room & the brake...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,767
Posted By K9 240
I managed to get hold of a gold box & fitted it...

I managed to get hold of a gold box & fitted it with a TLAO chip. Using the Deka 60lb injectors with an 012 AMM it idled fine, but like yours, it was rich to the point of bogging at about 4500 rpm. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,356
Posted By K9 240
What country do you live in? Makes a big...

What country do you live in?
Makes a big difference when it comes to availability / shipping etc.
Also have you seen the coyote method?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,282
Posted By K9 240
While you're getting chips installed, you might...

While you're getting chips installed, you might want to fit the Buchka wasted spark board as well. It's a worthwhile improvement on it's own but also means you won't need a distributor.
Tim
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,414
Posted By K9 240
I made my own torque rods adjustable using a heim...

I made my own torque rods adjustable using a heim joint & a threaded insert at one end only (poly at the other).
Might be a stretch but would it be possible to find a joint the right size with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,515
Posted By K9 240
Hi Eivl Did you manage to sort this out in the...

Hi Eivl
Did you manage to sort this out in the end?
I have a similar problem. Car was running fine, I added a cat to the exhaust system (3"), reset LH2.4 & now surges between 1200 & 2000 rpm. All...
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