Re: Volvo B230FT
Could the "M" designate it as a marine engine?
He did mention boat...
And boats tend to get crappy mileage anyway...
On Sat, 03 Sep 2005 01:25:05 GMT, "James Sweet"
>"circa47bill" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> I have a 4 cy. Volvo B230M, bad piston, bad valves, much electrolisis on a
>> boat... I purchased a used B230FT in great shape... Can I use my
>> carburators / manifold / etc. on the B230FT and leave the distributor on
>> the head where it is now? My engine has the distributor on the side of the
>> block. Thank you
>> Ps. I have left over turbo stuff (turbo, FI, etc.)if anybody needs them,
>> you pay freight, otherwise free...
>I don't know what the M is, but the turbo engines have lower compression
>than the standard engines so if you run one without the turbo you're left
>with about 80 HP and poor fuel economy.