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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnLane View Post
    Interesting reading in this thread....

    I've experience using the DM Speed/Density engine management system on an even firing three liter.
    Made for a nice runner. I used a Volvo B-6304 throttle body on the B-280f intake elbow... TPS needed adjustment.
    The three liter being an even-firing engine will have a perfectly smooth idle. More displacement and (likely) more static compression ratio with much improved intake manifolding and better exhaust manifolds over the odd-firing engine means more torque and power. Hydraulic tipped lash adjusters means no valve adjustments. The late engines have a nice engine management system and accessory drive. All easily adapted for use in the D. I used it in my Volvo 240.

    We're I to do the project today I'd use MS or another programmable system.

    I've turbocharged my three liter PRV six in the Volvo rallycar. It got Electromotive. Big big power in that one.

    I'm interested in efforts that have been put into continued development of the PRV six.

    Hi John Lane,

    Welcome to the forum!!! Is this your rally car?...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rz_VDwgLemU

    http://jalopnik.com/holy-crap-this-r...lvo-1681821038

    Big power indeed!!

    I'm definitely interested in reading your posts!
    Dana

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    Yes.... That is the rallycar.... In 1999.

    Many laughs had in that one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnLane View Post
    Yes.... That is the rallycar.... In 1999.

    Many laughs had in that one.
    Very, very cool! When I searched the internet for ways to get more power out of the PRV, your name came up and that rally car.

    You sir, could be the next tuner for the Delorean! Like Hennessy, Lingenfelter, etc.

    Imagine the possibilities....
    Dana

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    Question re: serpentine belt on 3.0L swap

    For those who swapped in the 3.0L and kept the serpentine belt drive:

    Which belt do you use now? Without the power steering pump, you need a shorter belt, right? Or did you install an idler pulley somewhere to make up the slack?

    Thanks in advance.
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    By fearing to attempt."
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    Quote Originally Posted by farrar View Post
    for those who swapped in the 3.0l and kept the serpentine belt drive:

    Which belt do you use now? Without the power steering pump, you need a shorter belt, right? Or did you install an idler pulley somewhere to make up the slack?

    Thanks in advance.
    6pk2120

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