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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Swedbrick
I used the 316 calipers with 336mm disks, that...

I used the 316 calipers with 336mm disks, that also gives you some more space to access the bolts on the adapter bracket
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 152,084
Posted By Swedbrick
Finally, a garage!

I recently got the change to move to a new place, so the red wagon has been on hiatus for a bit.
https://i.imgur.com/HSLzpZkl.jpg

But I'm in, with an awesome garage to boot, so I took some time...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 582,043
Posted By Swedbrick
Thanks, I'll try that once the pump is off for...

Thanks, I'll try that once the pump is off for the new seal!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 582,043
Posted By Swedbrick
I tried to patch the water pump situation by...

I tried to patch the water pump situation by running the pump pulley as well, but it's starting to push past the mushroom seal again. It's worse when I push the rev's.

I still need to get the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 839
Views: 847,320
Posted By Swedbrick
Those AliExpress gears have a tooth pattern that...

Those AliExpress gears have a tooth pattern that is slightly off IIRC, so beware they might eat your belt
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,886
Posted By Swedbrick
I finally moved to a place to a garage, so I took...

I finally moved to a place to a garage, so I took last weekend to pick up the car!
https://i.imgur.com/VmUv6hLl.jpg

Got going by stripping out all of the remaining interior...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,170
Posted By Swedbrick
For the xc90's I had to mod the rear lines and...

For the xc90's I had to mod the rear lines and convert the fonts from double to single lines (on a 740 that is) S60R calipers are a bit more flexible in hose orientation I believe due to the banjo...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-03-2022, 03:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,599
Posted By Swedbrick
You can probably turn up the 16T to around 0.8...

You can probably turn up the 16T to around 0.8 bar if you stick with 335cc ish injectors. The 3" maf is there to keep up with the added CC's when people move to 470cc. The stock maf with the white...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,170
Posted By Swedbrick
Yes they do, they do pull air from the front...

Yes they do, they do pull air from the front though, so if you have open wheels like I do it's hardly needed to do ducted cooling with their physical size. At least that's the theory haven't been...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,411
Posted By Swedbrick
I'd think you'd be able to spend some time there...

I'd think you'd be able to spend some time there with a dremel continously checking as you go to get it done. The big problem would be the new pistons you need to get it to work.

As for the intake...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,411
Posted By Swedbrick
I might need to build one of those with a MAF for...

I might need to build one of those with a MAF for the new garage, after I finish my other 10 projects that is:-P

As for the porting, I collected this in my 530 porting folder and always wondered...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-17-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,582
Posted By Swedbrick
No these are completely untouched;)

No these are completely untouched;)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,582
Posted By Swedbrick
Whoops, fixed

Whoops, fixed
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,582
Posted By Swedbrick
Sliced 530 head - pictures & scans

Hi all, given I got access to these by I thought I'd open source them. STL files from skanect and original pictures are in the zip files:)

530-exhaust:
https://i.imgur.com/kmIAiqml.jpg
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2022, 05:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,663
Posted By Swedbrick
The xc70/xc90 calipers I have use a split design...

The xc70/xc90 calipers I have use a split design to enclose the seal and piston in aluminium. Presumably this also helps cooling.
https://i.imgur.com/0XdqfChl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 152,084
Posted By Swedbrick
Since my brother gave me a cool stock pcv to...

Since my brother gave me a cool stock pcv to catch can adapter, I proceeded to slowly cobble the bits together to move onwards to this improved layout.
https://i.imgur.com/O0JhIT5l.jpg

Apart from...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 152,084
Posted By Swedbrick
Thusfar no response out of RetroTurbo, had any...

Thusfar no response out of RetroTurbo, had any more luck?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,886
Posted By Swedbrick
I've been doing some serious soul searching in...

I've been doing some serious soul searching in deciding the livery, starting off with this one in white, green, orange and oker yellow:
https://i.imgur.com/nPTd4mYl.jpg

My friends suggested a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,886
Posted By Swedbrick
Well parts turned out to be a donor car, whoops ...

Well parts turned out to be a donor car, whoops
https://i.imgur.com/zigDVEql.jpg

Borrie still had this mint donor car when I picked up the green racer, which I decided to also pick up after some...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,862
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet wagon!

Sweet wagon!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 152,084
Posted By Swedbrick
Whilst working on the wiring, I found this little...

Whilst working on the wiring, I found this little issue
https://i.imgur.com/RD3sDxNl.jpg

So given my alternator recently died and my battery followed suit, I got some 6mm2 wire to get the fuel...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 152,084
Posted By Swedbrick
Missing bits update

To update all that was missing after the outage of the forum, a new post! First off I got these awesome spares to clear the big brakes (with spacers). Demonstrated here by my brothers mint beige 744:...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By Swedbrick
I believe that is the purpose of the pcv valve,...

I believe that is the purpose of the pcv valve, to not be a simple on off, but a loaded valve?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By Swedbrick
Thanks for the feedback, I'll go with the stock...

Thanks for the feedback, I'll go with the stock to manifold and the turbo to the additional setup on the left then. I take pcv in your drawing is for a pcv valve given I still have to tap my manifold...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By Swedbrick
This is the setup I am working on getting setup: ...

This is the setup I am working on getting setup:
https://i.imgur.com/F05VnyWl.png
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-28-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,363
Views: 2,569,401
Posted By Swedbrick
These should do! At baggins798 reverse...

These should do! At baggins798 reverse engineering the chipset by me and Cameron I see:p
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,886
Posted By Swedbrick
I obtained a car! After much discussion with...

I obtained a car! After much discussion with Borrie we agreed upon a price for his old race car such that it can be put back in action. It's the coolest 360, being a three door:cool:...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By Swedbrick
For my powersteering I elongated the holes in the...

For my powersteering I elongated the holes in the PS bracket to mount it lower, there is also a 240 bracket for the alternator with the same shape to which you could do the same I believe.
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Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2022, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,984
Posted By Swedbrick
If you are going for something like a gt2860 I...

If you are going for something like a gt2860 I would opt to take the time to put I a set of maxspeeding or similar rods to get rid of the worry. The 9mm rods are around 250hp safe, but I would tend...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,452
Posted By Swedbrick
On my 745 I had to shim up the center bearing a...

On my 745 I had to shim up the center bearing a bit to correct the angles, the lowering shortens the range across which the axle is able to slide, raising it back up should resolve it
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By Swedbrick
9K sounds like a lot to me, even for an...

9K sounds like a lot to me, even for an oversquare b230. Make sure to do the math on the piston speeds to make sure it lasts with the heavy pistons.

The bigger melling high flow oil pumps are...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By Swedbrick
On my brothers and my own car we both run the IPD...

On my brothers and my own car we both run the IPD lowering springs, I have the stiffer yellow koni's, he has the GAZ dampers from classicswede, with far superior ride at a trade off of roll. In...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By Swedbrick
One thing for sure to do is get a yoshifab...

One thing for sure to do is get a yoshifab reinforced crank gear if you are going that route, to save you the headache the retaining pin breaking. IIRC the b234 walls are thinner and less suited for...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,727
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet stack of parts you got there, exited to see...

Sweet stack of parts you got there, exited to see where this ends up!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2022, 04:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 51,892
Posted By Swedbrick
Your pictures appear to not be working;)

Your pictures appear to not be working;)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 28,643
Posted By Swedbrick
Which sanding grid did you use for the sanding...

Which sanding grid did you use for the sanding step? From my own research 180-220 grit should be perfect for the elring gasket (MLS requires much higher polishing) I simply used a machinist flat...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,249
Posted By Swedbrick
Higher octane indeed, or getting a chip to smooth...

Higher octane indeed, or getting a chip to smooth out the timing/fuel. Oil burning also does not help the octane, so making sure the crankcase pressures are in check and seals are good is also a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,249
Posted By Swedbrick
Ratios don't matter for the temporary lean spike,...

Ratios don't matter for the temporary lean spike, which the wideband won't pickup. The ECU will enrich when your engine is cold, so it won't knock as there is more fuel to cool the chamber, probably...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2022, 02:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,249
Posted By Swedbrick
It's the slow response of the lh2.4 system,...

It's the slow response of the lh2.4 system, basically it's playing catch up to the turbo and throwing in fuel too late. The t63 time of the MAF is also pretty slow, a MAP sensor is a much smaller...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2022, 02:15 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 152,084
Posted By Swedbrick
I believe 2mm, given it was a leftover bit from a...

I believe 2mm, given it was a leftover bit from a turbo manifold I welded up with 1.5D 90° cast bends. Diameter of the thick tube was 38mm, with the thin ones being 1.5mm wall, 20mm diameter
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,886
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet, thanks! I'll look into that

Sweet, thanks! I'll look into that
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,886
Posted By Swedbrick
New week, time to tear down the 360 engine! ...

New week, time to tear down the 360 engine!
https://i.imgur.com/iLVR1p8l.jpg

The oil represented more of a gelatine than oil, it hardly drained, so some cleanup was required...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 152,084
Posted By Swedbrick
That wouldn't work in my case, since the car has...

That wouldn't work in my case, since the car has the big 940 radiator. In terms of airflow there weren't many options, placing it in the grill in front of the radiator would've placed the lines on...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 152,084
Posted By Swedbrick
I decided going with a custom manifold with a...

I decided going with a custom manifold with a proper tapered design would be just as difficult, so I opted to go that route eventually if needed. It was just laying around so I decided to sell it
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,886
Posted By Swedbrick
So slow progress, but progress non the less,...

So slow progress, but progress non the less, finally obtained a 90+ squirter? b230 block. I initially thought I'd gotten a b230fb, but it ended up being a b230fd, still the strong one though, so no...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2022, 05:39 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 152,084
Posted By Swedbrick
No bueno, luckily pipercross makes nice...

No bueno, luckily pipercross makes nice over-trumpet filters
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2022, 08:52 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 143,486
Posted By Swedbrick
Sweet color!

Sweet color!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2022, 09:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 31,725
Posted By Swedbrick
Interesting, not ideal from what it sounds like....

Interesting, not ideal from what it sounds like. I'll have to stick a voltmeter on my car to confirm, maybe it was part of why my alternator died. I do like the ability to keep it e85 compatible if I...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 31,725
Posted By Swedbrick
Same here, have been running a gs450 for a few...

Same here, have been running a gs450 for a few years without issues on a 2.5mm2 wire (13awg). I did kill an alternator last year (probably the worn brushes, totally disintegrated the stator), but...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By Swedbrick
Depends on the tune you have, stock tune usually...

Depends on the tune you have, stock tune usually works for the swedes with 440cc/3inch (milage may vary). I you still run cameron's tune I'd wait for his stage 2 confirmation on the dyno and get...
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