HISTORIC PHOTO - 1983 B23ET
Looking closely at this 1983 European 760 B23ET Volvo Turbo display engine you might notice features not found on later USA (B23FT), or Australian (B23ET) 760/740 models.
Attached to manifold
throttle body is a round cast
inlet hat' - this
first featured on the non intercooled 1981-83 240 B21
ET/FT engines; Notice the intercooler with
end tanks instead of
plastic; A compressor relief
located just after
the intercooler that
leads back to turbo compressor inlet; This early model
featured Motronic L-Jet EFI.
Manual gearbox in the picture is Volvo M45 for show purposes. Production turbo models used a beefed up M46 with 'D' Laycock overdrive.
4 cylinders, 2.3 litres, 8.7:1 comp
Beautiful B20 with Turbo+Weber = high hp
EARLY aftermarket 'TURBO KIT ' VOLVO ENGINES ~ 1976-1980
(GIK Turboteknik are aftermarket turbo specialists from Sweden - http://www.gikturbo.se/gik.html )
B21A with GIK Turbo Kit
B20 with GIK Turbo Kit