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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi I must ask you are putting all the wires...

Hi
I must ask you are putting all the wires and some relays under the wing why ?
dose it ever rain where you are
if it dose you will have no end of problems
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,741
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi yes I have done this on a amazon you can...

Hi
yes I have done this on a amazon
you can use a B20 oil pan but you must use the oil pump as well
i also did my first one buy cutting the oil pan
hope that helps
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,513
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi if you want cheep get 2 car engines the...

Hi
if you want cheep get 2 car engines the same non turbo
bolt your heads on job done
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi up date from the blue wire on the coil I...

Hi
up date from the blue wire on the coil I put power from the battery
turned key no fuel and no tick of the rev counter
any idea what next ?

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi I have put new fuses in 11 and 13

Hi

I have put new fuses in 11 and 13
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi update today i swapped the radio...

Hi update

today i swapped the radio suppression relay I think
it was on the wing at the front with round pins
I have another 940 of the same year
so i know it was ok

I had a poke round with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi Thanks its midnight hear but i will swap it...

Hi
Thanks its midnight hear but i will swap it out tomorrow
can you give me a clue where it is
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By grumpy dad
No Start

Hi
I am in England
1996 LPT no start

the car has been parked for about 6 months
went to start it dash lights not come on flat battery
but i did turn the key
charge battery in the car
dash...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,859
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi sounds like the overdrive solenoid might be...

Hi
sounds like the overdrive solenoid might be sticking
the clutch is only for the extra gear
if you run it in backwards with the overdrive engaged you will kill it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,929
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi I am in England and have the same car fitted...

Hi
I am in England and have the same car fitted with LPG
with 290 000 miles on it and never had a problem with the LPG
If you ever want to sell the car let me know

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,674
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi I like your how to very 1970 so go well with...

Hi
I like your how to very 1970 so go well with the Volvo
but while you were under there you should have cleaned the mesh filter
its the oblong plate with the 6 bolts in it
undo and you will...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 57,409
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi there you go in english Major on...

Hi
there you go in english

Major on driving 300 degrees
Comb lift 12.9mm
Cam angle 108 degrees
TDC lifts approx. 4.5mm
Valve clearance 0.35mm
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,060
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi I can tell you that the penta cams have ...

Hi
I can tell you that the penta cams have 1mm more lift than the car
you can time them up using the cam wheels and the rocker box
its all the same
Hope that helps
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,400
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi That's nice I am using twin SU looks like...

Hi
That's nice I am using twin SU
looks like he cut the penta manifold about
good job
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,400
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi I fitted a 2.5 16 valve volvo penta in a...

Hi
I fitted a 2.5 16 valve volvo penta in a Amazon
it was not hard
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,673
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi stick some thing down the plug hole to find...

Hi
stick some thing down the plug hole to find TDC
the pulley can move on its rubber
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,459
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi i have a 16 valve penta on su carbs bolts...

Hi
i have a 16 valve penta on su carbs bolts right up to a 240 or 940 gear box
its more than quick enough and will pull from 1500
its in a amazon
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 44,132
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi well this is a easy argument to sort in...

Hi
well this is a easy argument to sort

in standard form
940 turbo 163 horse power

940 16 valve 153 horse power
so its a no brainier
if you use the penta head you get even more because of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,032
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi put a stronger return spring to close...

Hi
put a stronger return spring to close butterfly's
and oil the linkage
try the simple things first
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,441
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi you should be happy that they are to small ...

Hi
you should be happy that they are to small
cos when you snap the temp sender and the air valve
you can drill them out the right size
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,756
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi Very nice

Hi
Very nice
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,756
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi yes will post some pics in a few days for...

Hi
yes will post some pics in a few days for you
engines well I have 3 blocks and 5 heads
2 sets of car cams and 4 sets of penta cams
if you buy a penta head the week spot is the exhaust...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,756
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi I am in England have a amazon estate i...

Hi
I am in England
have a amazon estate
i have fitted a 16 valve Volvo Penta 2.5 Lts its running twin su carbs 175 horses
nice easy fit
5 speed manule but you could use aw 71
PM me if you...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,097
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi engine management because of where you are...

Hi
engine management because of where you are I would go with http://www.emeraldm3d.com/
they will give you a base map to get you running
you then use Bluetooth on your phone
and they will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,413
Posted By grumpy dad
hi the B230 fule rail is different to the B234 ...

hi
the B230 fule rail is different to the B234
and will not fit the standard inlet mainfoild
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,097
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi why dont you just turbo the 240 engine...

Hi
why dont you just turbo the 240 engine thats in the car
you can do that for under 1000
and do it in a weekend
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,097
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi well I dont think you can do it for a 1000...

Hi
well I dont think you can do it for a 1000 pounds
sbabbs has given you all the info you need
you will also need jack shaft to drive the distributor
cut down distributor different cap
price...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,097
Posted By grumpy dad
HI I have done this but into a amazon estate ...

HI
I have done this but into a amazon estate
I am in England
can i ask what is cheep
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,877
Posted By grumpy dad
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,877
Posted By grumpy dad
B234 exhaust valve replacement

Hi
has any one found replacement exhaust valves
for the b234 we need all 8 thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,427
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi its RHD but moving the servo and clutch...

Hi
its RHD but moving the servo and clutch cable are no problem

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,427
Posted By grumpy dad
B230 in to a 144

Hi
can any one help me
I have a penta 16 valve I would like to fit in to a 144
I have done this on our amazon and had to make every thing
and chop the sump about
for the 144 can i just buy...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,040
Posted By grumpy dad
engine mounts 140

Hi
can i buy engine mounts to fit a B230 in to a 140
or do i have to make them
Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,574
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi I am in England so we might have a bit of a...

Hi
I am in England so we might have a bit of a problem understanding
I run a 16 valve penta 2.5 on Gas Lpg Butane
I cant remember the last time i used petrol
You could use Propane from red...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,231
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi try this ...

Hi
try this
http://people.physics.anu.edu.au/~amh110/16V_Folder/16_valve_turbo_volvo.htm
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,362
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi this is fact because i have just done it ...

Hi
this is fact because i have just done it
mid thrust penta fitted with 13 mm rods
out of squirter block with penta 16 valve pistons

I have run a standard penta 16 valve with center thrust ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,609
Posted By grumpy dad
Penta AQ 251 coil

Hi
I am in England

I have just got 2 AQ251 engines but they have no ignition coil
its a bendix unit its a coil not a emu
I think some jeep Wranglers had a very similar unit
can any one help...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,919
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi Thanks for the replies the motor has a...

Hi Thanks for the replies

the motor has a car exhaust on it
I have run the car for the last 5 months
so to late to mount up right
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,919
Posted By grumpy dad
penta 16 valve in amazon how to turbo

Hi
we have a 2.5 16 valve penta on carbs and 5 speed box in our amazon
it is laying on its side like in a 940
have looked at a 940 got one as a braker
there is no way i can use the exhaust...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,898
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi Adapters on the back we cant do there is...

Hi
Adapters on the back we cant do
there is only 1/2 inch clearance each side
with the wheels up in the rear arch
this is using 240 wheels witch have the same offset as the amazon

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,898
Posted By grumpy dad
Amazon re drill front hubs

1968 Amazon

Hi
just fitted a 240 rear axle in our amazon
and tryed to put the back wheels on
only to find the PCD is different same as a 940
has any one re drilled the front hubs to fit 940...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,629
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi Roymac54 have you got any pictures you could...

Hi Roymac54
have you got any pictures you could send me and give me any more information
will PM you my mail address

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,629
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi Bobbyz yes the same carbs can you tell me...

Hi Bobbyz
yes the same carbs can you tell me more
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,629
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi yes it was born this way its an AQ250 170...

Hi
yes it was born this way its an AQ250 170 horse power on carbs
the reason for wanting to fit it on the slant is the float heights stay the same
dont have to mess with the brake master or inlet...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,629
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi Thanks yes I understand I can go to IPD...

Hi Thanks

yes I understand I can go to IPD get the bits fit the B20 sump job done

but that is not what i want to do want the motor slanted like in the 240 or 940

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,629
Posted By grumpy dad
B230 in Amazon

Hi ever one
I live in England
have a Amazon estate that I am trying to get a penta 2.5 16 valve in it is on carbs
it is a B230 block gearbox is 5 speed M47
I want to fit this on the slant as it...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,559
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi Thanks can you give me a link or part...

Hi Thanks
can you give me a link or part number or couler
so i know that I have got it right

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,559
Posted By grumpy dad
b230ft swap into 240 fuel injectors ?

Hi
the question is when i put the B230ft in the 245 and swap the fuel ECU
what do i do about the resistor pack that is still on the wing
will i fry the ECU if there is no resistors in line
do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,401
Posted By grumpy dad
yes all good so have changed both ecu and now all...

yes all good so have changed both ecu and now all good

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,401
Posted By grumpy dad
Hi I have run a ground from the battery to a...

Hi
I have run a ground from the battery to a stud on the thermostat housing
and cleaned the 2 on the back of the head still the same
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