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gryg1
07-11-2006, 11:48 AM
"I am obout to purchase exhaust manifold from the following ebay member:Volvo Penta Marine 4cyl Exhaust Manifold 1978-1990 Sierra No: 18-1930-1
OE Replacement: 855387-7, 834438-4
Fits Engines: Volvo AQ120B, 125A, 131A, 140A, 145A, BB140A, 145A, 151C (4 cyl)
Riser Type: End Riser
Weight in box: 48 lbs
Manifold Weight: 44.5 lbs

This manifold will fit most Volvo Penta inline 4 cylinder engines from 1978 to1990 with the outdrives listed above. Please compare the O.E. Replacement numbers listed with your original manifold casting numbers. Comes with gaskets and drain.

This is a genuine Sierra product. New in factory box. Product is cast iron construction. All Sierra manifolds are painted and leak tested in the factory.Can anybody advise me as to if I will have any problems to fit this to my motor.I have talked to various volvo people and they say to get volvo manifold because you might get problems with fitting.It has to come from america to Australia so i am a little bit hesitant but would like to know if there would be problems because i buy this item then I am stuck with something i cannot use and its a lot of money for me.Member Profile: fredwarner1 (1260) please assist."

El Pescador
07-11-2006, 12:15 PM
"This is the right manifold for your AQ145 engine.

http://www.dougrussell.com/partscatalog/volvo_omc/index.cfm?fuseaction=comp&grou p=1966&GroupList=1943,1944,1945,1946,1947,1948,194 9,1950,1951,1952,1953,1954,195 5,1956,1957,1958,1959,1960,1961,1966,1962,1963,196 4,1965,1967,1968,1969,1970,197 1,1972,1973,1974,1975 ("]http://www.marineengine.com/parts/part_details.php?pnum=SIE18-1930-1&returntopag e=80240783.htm[/url]

In fact, it fits all OHC 4-cyl Volvo engines, except for the ones with 16-valve heads (AQ171, which is DOHC)

I have used the very same Sierra manifold in an AQ140A and had no problems whatsoever. Of course, you can always buy the original Volvo manifold at premium price (it lists for $729.75 ), and that is BIG bucks!!

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