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Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By dl242gt
Didn't they have TME springs and exhausts? That...

Didn't they have TME springs and exhausts? That all seemed like nice stuff. Even the much maligned bent strut tower brace is very nice and has lasted a very long time for me. I'm very happy with it.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,330
Posted By dl242gt
LOL. That is surely SALVAGE YARD PROFILING and...

LOL. That is surely SALVAGE YARD PROFILING and should be reported to the authorities. What authorities I don't know. I wonder if you went back disguised by being all dirty and with torn clothes the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 312
Posted By dl242gt
While you have the lower bolt plates off the car....

While you have the lower bolt plates off the car. Weld the top of those little bolts to the plate. Also be careful to observe the torque rating on the nuts. I think it's something really low like...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,769
Posted By dl242gt
The classic trade off of service life for power.

The classic trade off of service life for power.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 393
Posted By dl242gt
Someone probably put in air shocks to compensate...

Someone probably put in air shocks to compensate for bad nivomats? The air lines leaked or the shocks may have failed. Or you just need some air. Give it a try.
Forum: events 08-15-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By dl242gt
I called the diner and let them know at least 25...

I called the diner and let them know at least 25 people are going to show. I know it may be more so on Friday I will check in with the diner again to firm things up with them. Looking forward to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By dl242gt
Brian, I'm on my second aluminum coated mild...

Brian, I'm on my second aluminum coated mild steel Simons system from Skandix. Made in Europe quality and they shipped it to me in a week. The first one lasted about 6-7 years. Also as mentioned by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By dl242gt
You can buy a replacement circuit board for the...

You can buy a replacement circuit board for the light if the housing is in good condition. The genuine volvo ones are the best.

I would check the instrument cluster connections. Maybe some have...
Forum: events 08-13-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By dl242gt
Hi folks. We talked about this and it looks like...

Hi folks. We talked about this and it looks like we will just have a small get together at a local diner in this area. It is the Westhampton family diner on rte 541 in Westhampton NJ. Easy access to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By dl242gt
FYI Walker exhaust company bought Starla in...

FYI Walker exhaust company bought Starla in Sweden many years ago and most of the time when you get something branded Starla it's got a walker sticker under that and it's made as cheaply as possible.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By dl242gt
Use some vaseline on the oring seals.

Use some vaseline on the oring seals.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By dl242gt
Did you check for that pulse at the ignition...

Did you check for that pulse at the ignition amplifier? If there aren't any wiring issues and you know you have good power and ground. Then the ezk or engine speed sensor are the usual issue.
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 507
Posted By dl242gt
The fan plastic blade section is the same turbo...

The fan plastic blade section is the same turbo or non turbo. If you are going to use the a/c I would stay with the stock mechanical fan. Just do what John suggests above with the ratchet strap to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By dl242gt
That is a good point. I too remember old threads...

That is a good point. I too remember old threads about this because you have to change to a block mount distributor and Volvo didn't give us a block mount car with LH2.2 and EZK117 in a 240. Only the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By dl242gt
If you want to buy an off the shelf product....

If you want to buy an off the shelf product. KGTrimning and JT-tuning are a couple places that come to mind. Shipping is a lot closer for you.

You can have a good sport exhaust with the stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By dl242gt
Connect one up and spin clockwise while having a...

Connect one up and spin clockwise while having a spark test setup. You can also measure the hall sensor with an ohm meter. I don't know the spec but someone here will know or you can check a haynes...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By dl242gt
You probably have bad hall sensors in those...

You probably have bad hall sensors in those distributors if the ignition box is correct. Have you double checked the wiring? Both should work to trigger the ezk box. Unlikely both would have bad hall...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,169
Posted By dl242gt
I meant that toward bumblebeeman. You have a...

I meant that toward bumblebeeman. You have a pretty good running LH2.2 setup with that chipped ecu. :cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,169
Posted By dl242gt
I thought the chipped ecu ran pretty well the 89...

I thought the chipped ecu ran pretty well the 89 turbo. Suggest you check in with Sbabbs and see what else he has.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By dl242gt
You could check in with Classicswede. He is a...

You could check in with Classicswede. He is a member here and located in the UK.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By dl242gt
You have a wiring harness you can use in the 240....

You have a wiring harness you can use in the 240. I wouldn't leave the 940 a rolling shell because the rear axle has a G80 that you can use for your 240.

I would take at least some of the wiring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
240: pcv mod
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Posted By dl242gt
This is if your engine is having issues with the...

This is if your engine is having issues with the stock stuff being clogged inside the block. Maybe your's isn't clogged or the hose connection was different?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By dl242gt
Whether high quality like my simons system in my...

Whether high quality like my simons system in my 93 wagon or not such a high quality system like a Bosal or Walker exhaust kit. Exhaust assembly paste is required for a no leak system if you buy an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By dl242gt
In a nutshell no the ABS and driveline setup...

In a nutshell no the ABS and driveline setup aren't an issue. the main thing for the abs is the rear axle which reads the vehicle speed and looks for speed differential. So if you keep the same axle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By dl242gt
Then of course there is the 100 amp bosch unit...

Then of course there is the 100 amp bosch unit that is Denso type design but is huge. Probably weighs more than a turbo. lol. These are on the later model 940 cars like a 93-95 if i recall correctly....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 593
Posted By dl242gt
I've had third gear split apart and come off the...

I've had third gear split apart and come off the shaft in a M46. Then third became neutral. All the other gears including overdrive still worked. lol I would like to try rebuilding an M47 or M46. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah, they both look different. The denso type...

Yeah, they both look different. The denso type has an internal fan and internal regulator. The bosch units are external fan with internal regulator. So the housing looks very different with a stamped...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By dl242gt
I'd suggest get out an ohmmeter and see what the...

I'd suggest get out an ohmmeter and see what the coolant temp sensor measures at the three temp test points. You remove the cover over the fuel ecu and ignition and measure from the connector pin on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By dl242gt
Maybe check with Joe Lazenby at Susquehanna...

Maybe check with Joe Lazenby at Susquehanna spares? VP autoparts and cvi-automotive.se may be a place to check. although cvi is on vacation right now.

That rally cluster is really what these cars...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By dl242gt
The bosch units in 240s started at the 55 amp...

The bosch units in 240s started at the 55 amp rating and moved up to 65 then 70 and the last version was an 80 amp. They all can interchange. Sometimes you may need to change the upper bracket and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for letting us know you got it figured out.

Thanks for letting us know you got it figured out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 593
Posted By dl242gt
Another good swap to consider is the BMW getrag....

Another good swap to consider is the BMW getrag. Probably careful shopping you could do it for about the same price and have a more refined trans that is also quite strong.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By dl242gt
Volvo lists the bolt dimensions on much of the...

Volvo lists the bolt dimensions on much of the hardware in the parts catalog on gcp.se.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By dl242gt
The good thing about using an A or B cam is that...

The good thing about using an A or B cam is that they were used in turbo engines by Volvo overseas and work well. Buy the B cam from Jack and you are ready for a turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,461
Posted By dl242gt
Good find!

Good find!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By dl242gt
While we are discussing two different kinds of...

While we are discussing two different kinds of shocks. Remember the Konis don't have bump stops and you will need one under the top perch inside the spring. Bilsteins have the bump stop built in so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 599
Posted By dl242gt
I used a P4 Pirelli 30 years ago on my Porsche...

I used a P4 Pirelli 30 years ago on my Porsche 356. It made the car handle great even though they were a little tall. Once they got about halfway worn they made noise above about 45-50 mph. Of course...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By dl242gt
Get a test light. Test the coil for switching and...

Get a test light. Test the coil for switching and power. There are wiring diagrams on volvowiringdiagrams.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By dl242gt
I have also bought from rallylights dot com and...

I have also bought from rallylights dot com and they have been good to buy from. I bought a summit racing harness which was in the middle price wise. It was about $45 with shipping. Gary suggested it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 599
Posted By dl242gt
My friend just gave me some 195/65-15 michelin...

My friend just gave me some 195/65-15 michelin defenders. They are nice for a non performance tire. I really like them so far.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By dl242gt
I use Narva 100w low beam and 90w high beam H4 on...

I use Narva 100w low beam and 90w high beam H4 on my 93 wagon. Well worth the light output and quality halogen H4 bulbs are very reasonably priced now.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By dl242gt
Because the valve lash may need to be adjusted....

Because the valve lash may need to be adjusted. Even if the cam is on the same base circle.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By dl242gt
Since you have an M46 you would be well served to...

Since you have an M46 you would be well served to get a cam that gives you more mid range and top end so you can enjoy your driving much more.

If you want to go conservative. At the very least...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By dl242gt
I just wanted to be sure you weren't comparing...

I just wanted to be sure you weren't comparing the difference in the flywheels. If you go from one car to another it's a big difference.

Recently we put a chipped fuel ecu in 89740turbos car. It...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By dl242gt
The stock fuel filter is pretty good. I would...

The stock fuel filter is pretty good. I would just change it a couple times to help get the system to a clean level. Use a thread sealant on the fittings so you don't have to torque them too tight. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By dl242gt
What year was your earlier 240? If it was 86 or...

What year was your earlier 240? If it was 86 or older it had a flat flywheel that weighs about 8lb less than the flywheel in an 88 manual car.

If you can't find any problems with what helps the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By dl242gt
So a 91 240 uses a 228mm dished flywheel stock....

So a 91 240 uses a 228mm dished flywheel stock. The one with the LH2.4 trigger holes. What flywheel is your car using?

To upgrade my N/A 93 I just bought a very affordable 740 turbo clutch kit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By dl242gt
They are the stock 240 sedan and wagon headlights...

They are the stock 240 sedan and wagon headlights used from 1978-1980. A very nice look. This one above also has nice covers over the lights for the classic aero brick look.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By dl242gt
When I first bought my kjet turbo it had a...

When I first bought my kjet turbo it had a plugged control pressure regulator. The only way to know is what your shop said. He measured control pressure. Mine I replaced with a rebuild. If your area...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By dl242gt
The volvo parts catalog is online at...

The volvo parts catalog is online at http://www.gcp.se
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