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Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,213
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:omg: wowww that speaker mounting gave me a good...

:omg: wowww that speaker mounting gave me a good laugh
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The white T5 injectors flow ~350cc/min. ...

The white T5 injectors flow ~350cc/min.

http://volvospeed.com/vs_forum/topic/149672-fuel-injector-colors/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:nod: I had a similar issue with my former V70...

:nod: I had a similar issue with my former V70 and the culprit was the oil cooler inside the radiator. A new radiator solved the problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The way I did the oil feed was to run a 4AN line...

The way I did the oil feed was to run a 4AN line from the oil pressure switch hole on the block out to a 3-way 1/8 NPT tee that I clamped to the frame rail. I used one port for the oil feed in, one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You can also get metric sized fuel hose on...

You can also get metric sized fuel hose on Belmetric.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,982
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looking good. Glad you are eliminating the vibes...

Looking good. Glad you are eliminating the vibes and putting miles on the car.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,213
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Cool project! Nice work so far.

Cool project! Nice work so far.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 42,084
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
much respect. nice work.

much respect. nice work.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,469
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks. Yea I'm chalking it up to experimentation...

Thanks. Yea I'm chalking it up to experimentation at this point.



I haven't put a dial indicator on it, but I can force the slip yoke up and down a small amount by hand. I'm assuming "zero"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 535
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
That type of gauge setup works great for Kjet...

That type of gauge setup works great for Kjet diag, but costs more than $20 to assemble yourself nowadays.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,469
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Good news and bad news... Good news; my T5...

Good news and bad news...

Good news; my T5 decel rattle has been reduced significantly, but bad news; not via the method I had hoped. In other words, I spent some $ and had a 240 2pc driveshaft...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,494
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ah ha. Understood.

Ah ha. Understood.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,494
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Interesting...so you don't bolt the fuel rail to...

Interesting...so you don't bolt the fuel rail to the manifold, just let the thicker o-ring secure the injector to the k-jet injector holder?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
In stock form, the LH turbo cars run low-Z...

In stock form, the LH turbo cars run low-Z injectors + the resistor pack.
To change to high-Z injectors (like those from a newer Volvo) you simply need to remove the resistor pack.

You can turn...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yea the box can be removed without taking the...

Yea the box can be removed without taking the manifold off. You do have to remove some intake/IAC hoses however.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,649
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
+1 thanks for the effort.

+1 thanks for the effort.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
also worth considering if you want to keep stock...

also worth considering if you want to keep stock engine management
http://vasttuning.com/coil-on-plug/
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
ARD www.ardideas.com

ARD
www.ardideas.com
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Both are good cams and improvements over the M. ...

Both are good cams and improvements over the M.

The V is a strong performer in the upper rpms (3k to redline). When I had this cam in my B21F+T, I did not care for the off/on characteristic. (IMO...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Spicer 210084-2X center carrier. Fits the...

Spicer 210084-2X center carrier.

Fits the 2" 240 driveshafts.

Trim the corners off and it fits into the stock location.

I am in the process of having a 2" 240 2-pc driveshaft built similar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 842
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Centric 13839002 | $62 shipped to Calgary on Rock...

Centric 13839002 | $62 shipped to Calgary on Rock Auto
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^+1 After centering the rear axle in the...

^^+1
After centering the rear axle in the fender wells I used a plumb bob and marked the centerline of the crank pulley, centerline of tailshaft hsg and centerline of pinion on the garage floor and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes you definitely can get rid of that diaphragm...

Yes you definitely can get rid of that diaphragm and simplify the vacuum line routing. I did that on my 79 at one point. Also removed the EGR. However if you have a visual emissions check it might...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Pardon my ignorance, but what was off? The trans...

Pardon my ignorance, but what was off? The trans was not centered in the bellhousing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Is the push-button / spring missing? ...

Is the push-button / spring missing?
https://www.vlvworld.com/photo_pieces/240bcover.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Mainly bc it has more tubular runners than the...

Mainly bc it has more tubular runners than the pre 90 manifold and promotes smoother flow into the turbine housing.

http://people.physics.anu.edu.au/~amh110/8V_Folder/turbo_exhaust_manifold.htm
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The stock 740/940 (& 240?) downpipe diameter is...

The stock 740/940 (& 240?) downpipe diameter is 60mm (I believe this is ID, but hopefully this helps).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
So there is no current Check Engine Light? ...

So there is no current Check Engine Light?

Could the "skipping" be coming from the driveline instead of the engine?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You can +T any redblock with components from any...

You can +T any redblock with components from any turbo redblock.

So if you grab the turbo components from the 85 740, they will physically bolt on to your 93 redblock. Regardless of what you do,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,817
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^ooo...nice work

^^ooo...nice work
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
head and cam (V???) at least

head and cam (V???) at least
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Remove the small square "Volvo" emblem in the...

Remove the small square "Volvo" emblem in the center of the wheel / or yank off the horn pad, depending on wheel style. Beware of the horn contact wire. Then use a large socket (forget exact size at...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,982
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work on the v-band. That 3" pipe looks like...

Nice work on the v-band. That 3" pipe looks like a monster vs the stock diameter:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Sounds like it could be stuck in winter mode....

Sounds like it could be stuck in winter mode. That prevents it from going into lower gears to help you start in the snow.

Push the W button and see if anything changes....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Are you using a power bleeder? ...

Are you using a power bleeder?
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0992/8886/products/100_large.jpg?v=1465240315
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
you can click the red triangle on the left side...

you can click the red triangle on the left side of your post and notify a moderator to delete the thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ok, you are talking about the newer style 7/9...

Ok, you are talking about the newer style 7/9 intercooler. It has been done before, not the easiest way to intercool a 240 but :e-shrug:.
http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?p=4427395...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
not an 82 240 GLT, but the principle is the...

not an 82 240 GLT, but the principle is the same...
https://i.imgur.com/MSkzgsAl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd start by verifying the temp with an infrared...

I'd start by verifying the temp with an infrared thermometer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,247
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I don't have experience pulling an auto trans,...

I don't have experience pulling an auto trans, but I am guessing that it is indeed your RMS. It could also be your front crank seal weeping and the oil will run along the pass side of the oil pan /...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
My 79 242 w/ M45 came with the smaller 1.75"...

My 79 242 w/ M45 came with the smaller 1.75" diameter driveshaft.

Semi-related question...
OP, how long is the driveshaft in your car (I'm assuming it's an auto)?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
OP, here's some more info. ...

OP, here's some more info.
http://people.physics.anu.edu.au/~amh110/8V_Folder/turbo_exhaust_manifold.htm
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
It will bolt onto the head no problem. ...

It will bolt onto the head no problem.

<del>However, if you want to re-use your turbo (Garrett) you will need to have the manifold turbine flange machined smooth.

There is a step on the 90+...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
check my understanding... main pump: 740T pump ...

check my understanding...
main pump: 740T pump
tank pump: AC Delco (?) / stock replacement

The 740T main pump is going to flow more fuel than the stock 240 main pump, so pairing that with a...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,469
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
After checking the driveshaft angles, I needed to...

After checking the driveshaft angles, I needed to make a slight adjustment to the torque rods to bring the pinion 1* nose down which also brought the u-joint angle at the transmission slightly below...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Re: wiring...short answer is yes. I repaired...

Re: wiring...short answer is yes.

I repaired my knock sensor wiring (also coax) using this method.
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/0gW7UZvi8aw" frameborder="0"...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,469
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yea, I hear ya...frustrating not knowing the...

Yea, I hear ya...frustrating not knowing the source of the issues.


Thanks for the info.

1) I set the pinion angle with an iPhone level app within ~0.5* of the trans angle, measured at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I have not done this modification, but fellow...

I have not done this modification, but fellow tbrickers have upgraded to the DW200/300 pumps.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=276967
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,469
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
My clutch fork theory was wrong...didn't end up...

My clutch fork theory was wrong...didn't end up replacing the metal spring with the plastic socket b/c I cannot fully remove the clutch fork with the trans in the car. The amount of pivot ball...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,250
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd buy a HEPU pump. There are actually 3...

I'd buy a HEPU pump.

There are actually 3 gaskets associated with the water pump.
1) pump-to-block (paper)
2) pump-to-head (rubber donut)
3) pump-to-bypass tube (rubber ring)

If you buy a...
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