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Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By jamesinc
Sorry - you got metric'd, I was thinking in kW....

Sorry - you got metric'd, I was thinking in kW. So 100 kW is the alleged stock power from this wagon, I'm not sure if that is the crank or wheel figure, but I don't think I've ever chucked a stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,408
Posted By jamesinc
I run a B230FX with a ported and polished 531...

I run a B230FX with a ported and polished 531 head shaved for ~11:1 CR and oversize 38/46 valves and a KL-Racing T3 cam (280° dur, 112° LSA, 12.15mm lift), with a stock exhaust I'd say it's well over...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,590
Posted By jamesinc
This is an Australian 240, as far as I'm aware we...

This is an Australian 240, as far as I'm aware we never got LH-3.1 in anything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,590
Posted By jamesinc
Okay, finally resolved it. (also the crank sensor...

Okay, finally resolved it. (also the crank sensor was replaced not too long ago). Sorry for the utterly lame result, the flywheel was off by 45 degrees. It gets a bit more complicated, because the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,590
Posted By jamesinc
Had a look at the plugs just now and it's...

Had a look at the plugs just now and it's definitely running lean. Given LH-2.4 is closed loop I imagine it has to be fuel delivery
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,590
Posted By jamesinc
I have a smoke machine and an air compressor,...

I have a smoke machine and an air compressor, maybe I can Macguyver something together
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,590
Posted By jamesinc
I did those too. The old ones were dry but didn't...

I did those too. The old ones were dry but didn't appear to leak
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,590
Posted By jamesinc
I replaced the accordion hose - the old one did...

I replaced the accordion hose - the old one did indeed leak, sorry I forgot to mention that one.

It's running a 951 ECU currently. I swapped in a couple different ones and they all performed more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,590
Posted By jamesinc
World's most stubborn running issue

I've been chasing this on and off for like two years.

I have a 1991 240 wagon, M47, LH-2.4. It is hard to start when cold (takes a couple goes of long cranking), then it idles badly, like it has a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
Hey, yeah, to be honest after starting this I...

Hey, yeah, to be honest after starting this I changed job and haven't had time to finish it in forever. A lot of work has been done but it still needs a proper front-end to display it (and a bunch of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
I'm not planning to host VADIS or VIDA on the...

I'm not planning to host VADIS or VIDA on the archive site, I think with the old Greenbooks Volvo probably don't care, but they will almost certainly issue a takedown notice over pirated software.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
As finishing the archive portal off has taken...

As finishing the archive portal off has taken ages, I'm happy to release the raw file list, which is 9GB, however it comes with a big grain of salt, which is that a lot of the file names will tell...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2017, 02:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
All the docs have been hosted for months, they're...

All the docs have been hosted for months, they're just not generally available to people outside of the archiving project, and they won't be until we finish marking them up. You're welcome to help,...
Forum: article composition 09-27-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 59,968
Posted By jamesinc
Yeah it's for persisting codes from the EZK. Not...

Yeah it's for persisting codes from the EZK. Not connecting it is just asking to make your life difficult when you're troubleshooting running conditions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
The work to tag all the files has stalled as...

The work to tag all the files has stalled as everyone seems to have either lost interest or is just busy. I myself have no time at the moment as I'm organising a meet here in Australia. That's a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By jamesinc
That is exactly what I needed! I'm actually...

That is exactly what I needed!

I'm actually in the process of building a new greenbook archive after K-Jet.org went down, if you want to send me a copy of the PDF I can add it to the collection. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By jamesinc
Looking for a pinout of the 1991- 240 cruise control module

I can't seem to find this on any of the wiring diagrams I've come across online. I'm retrofitting a cruise module from a 1991 US-spec 240. I don't have the corresponding 8-pin connector on my main...
Forum: article composition 08-27-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 59,968
Posted By jamesinc
You have the plug right? What pin numbers are...

You have the plug right? What pin numbers are each of those wires going to?
Forum: article composition 07-31-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 59,968
Posted By jamesinc
You can get around the Photobucket issue. The...

You can get around the Photobucket issue. The best is to install a Chrome plugin called "photobucket embed fix", but if you don't want to or can't run Chrome, just right-click on the photo and click...
Forum: showroom 07-04-2017, 02:13 AM
Replies: 9,461
Views: 3,119,379
Posted By jamesinc
Imgur is really good, though you should always...

Imgur is really good, though you should always assume the worst. Though back in the day I paid for an Imgur account and they actually axed paid accounts and made everything free a few years back.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
ropo, I just had a look, I think we have...

ropo, I just had a look, I think we have everything in that list.

I should post an update. We're still organising the files. I've got three volunteers helping out, if anyone else wants to have a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
If you can scan it, I will definitely add it to...

If you can scan it, I will definitely add it to the archive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
Okay to clarify, that is what we're doing, and...

Okay to clarify, that is what we're doing, and the end result will either be exactly that or that + searching. But either way we have to actually create all those labels because right now we have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
So where we're at is that it's hosted, but we're...

So where we're at is that it's hosted, but we're still organising the data. Scraping the document IDs automatically is difficult as they move around inside the documents, they are not terribly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
Yeah, I can make them available pretty soon as a...

Yeah, I can make them available pretty soon as a flat archive of downloads. We have been trying to make the entire collection fully searchable, but I think the computing power required to do that is...
Forum: showroom 05-02-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9,461
Views: 3,119,379
Posted By jamesinc
Fixed (added "h" to the end of the image file to...

Fixed (added "h" to the end of the image file to make it smaller)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
Happy to include whatever you can provide. I've...

Happy to include whatever you can provide. I've got about 700 documents at the moment, or 9.6GB of data. That's after de-duplicating everything. We're just working out the details of hosting and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
I'll PM you

I'll PM you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
I've received 5.2GB of technical documentation so...

I've received 5.2GB of technical documentation so far, along with a heap of vintage Volvo print ads, keep it coming!

Edit: don't worry about possibly submitting the same docs as someone else, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2017, 03:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 84,219
Posted By jamesinc
Hi everyone, A Bruce here. I run...

Hi everyone,

A Bruce here. I run ozvolvo.org, the Australian Volvo forums. I'm going to re-host everything I can get hold of under an archive project off the back of Oz Volvo (free for all, in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 909
Posted By jamesinc
Question '81 244 - normal for AC to not have a pressure switch?

Trying to work out if the AC on this 244 has been tinkered with one too many times. The dryer doesn't have a pressure switch on it, and neither does the new one I got from FCP. I haven't seen a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,609
Posted By jamesinc
Oh I misread that, I thought it went away. You...

Oh I misread that, I thought it went away. You could have a warped flex plate then, though mounts are a possibility too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,609
Posted By jamesinc
Output shaft bushing in the gearbox.

Output shaft bushing in the gearbox.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2016, 01:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,467
Posted By jamesinc
So you're assuring us the rest of the system is...

So you're assuring us the rest of the system is fine, and if you've just replaced the turbo and left everything else alone, then there is some merit to that assertion. My best guesses are either:
...
Forum: showroom 05-26-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9,461
Views: 3,119,379
Posted By jamesinc
TravZilla that colour scheme is great.

TravZilla that colour scheme is great.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By jamesinc
Those plastic parts aren't so bad. The interior...

Those plastic parts aren't so bad. The interior trim plastics are way worse. You have to keep in mind these are all service items and for many of them you're getting 20+ years of life out of them. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By jamesinc
Hey, so 1. I prefer to seat the new seals...

Hey, so

1. I prefer to seat the new seals with the cover plate off, simply because it is much easier to do it on the workbench than in situ, and I think the risk of damaging the seal is negligible...
Forum: showroom 04-06-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,474
Views: 862,308
Posted By jamesinc
Just get the photo above and make some...

Just get the photo above and make some measurements on your car and make a template for an upholsterer to follow. Looks like a pretty simple piece of kit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,357
Posted By jamesinc
Possibly the u-joints in the driveshaft, the...

Possibly the u-joints in the driveshaft, the centre support bearing, or the output shaft bushing in the gearbox. It's easy enough to get under there and check. If there's lots of play at the flange...
Forum: showroom 08-26-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,474
Views: 862,308
Posted By jamesinc
What is that top cluster from?

What is that top cluster from?
Forum: showroom 06-17-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9,461
Views: 3,119,379
Posted By jamesinc
Are you going to a rave?

Are you going to a rave?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By jamesinc
Apparently you can't use the bracket from a B230,...

Apparently you can't use the bracket from a B230, because the harmonic balancer on a B23 is different, so the belts won't line up correctly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By jamesinc
He has brackets from a B230, but I'd have to swap...

He has brackets from a B230, but I'd have to swap out the York for a screw-type compressor. If I have to go that route I will, but I guess I'm a stickler for originality.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By jamesinc
Ah, my '77 244 has a steel bracket. Is this what...

Ah, my '77 244 has a steel bracket. Is this what you are referring to? (NB: this is not the 244 I'm trying to add power steering to)

https://i.imgur.com/DZXFG83l.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By jamesinc
Question What brackets were used with both a York A/C compressor and early-style PS pump?

I'm having a hard time working this out.

A popular mod is to delete A/C and get the very desirable "a/c delete" power steering bracket. I actually want to do the reverse. I have a York compressor...
Forum: showroom 12-17-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9,461
Views: 3,119,379
Posted By jamesinc
https://i.imgur.com/MvwfCXAl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/MvwfCXAl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/eP0QquSl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 193,822
Posted By jamesinc
If you want headlights like that, post in the...

If you want headlights like that, post in the wanted section on Oz Volvo (http://ozvolvo.org). They are super easy to get hold of here, but shipping is like $60.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,506
Posted By jamesinc
Are you painting with acrylic or urethane?

Are you painting with acrylic or urethane?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By jamesinc
Cheers - if I can get that trim out of the way...

Cheers - if I can get that trim out of the way I'm sure I can get the glass out, however it's held in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By jamesinc
'98 V70 - removing rear quarter trim and glass

Hi,

Has anyone here removed the rear quarter panel glass from a P80 V70? If so, I'm mostly curious on how to remove the trim from the outside. How is the glass kept in place? Does it use a butyl...
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