what ever happened with the volvo DOHC swap?

Discussion in '2.3L (N/A & Turbo) Tech' started by Shinlee, Sep 26, 2006.


  1. warwickben

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    I have heard from guys on TF that this is an involved swap to do.Not a simple bolt on job but lots of fab work because the Volvo head is shorter than the Ford 2.3L block.
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    From what I know the head only bolts on. Work is needed to make it work so yes it is an involved project.

    Still also curious how far MikeSVOR got on his
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    If you go to turboford.net these projects are completed and running with pics or vids.
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    need pics and video. if any one has one running good ect can u contact me.
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    How about this?? i have over 90 miles on it sofar and will show more and nicer Videos in a week or so..and no if you buy the kit from me its basicly a bolt on...and if you do it your self its not hard either......off boost power is worth it alone..im boosting about 7PSI and its very fast after i tune it beter (and get seat adapters) ill beat the crap out of it and do a nice fast video..................Hal

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMsMHvGwb9w
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    Have you fixed your A/F ratio yet? on the video it shows a 20:1 mix, and in the end, how much was it to mod the head to work?
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    His a/f ratio is only in the high teens/20's on decel, which is how it's supposed to be. the injectors shut off on decel which raises the a/f. If he was coasting down the road, it would read 28.7% oxygen or whatever the atmosphere is...
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    FknBadFkr iam very intrested in buying a kit to do this, the intake and turbo manfold (sp?) i can fab. could u contact me with priceing and what else id need ect. i sent you a pm all ready.

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