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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:44 PM
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Posted By 90volvo
find you a custom hot rod shop.

find you a custom hot rod shop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By 90volvo
Yelp, dropping the exhaust. I pulled mine in and...

Yelp, dropping the exhaust. I pulled mine in and out 4 times. The last time I dropped exhaust and I was like why and the world did I wait so long to do this. Its tough by yourself; get a good floor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By 90volvo
clutch cable

my cable broke the other day, the end came off it. So I was in a bind and got one at the local auto shop. It was a pioneer brand. Now its super stiff. Ive read that original volvo one are the best...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By 90volvo
Harry, Thanks. I got it working. I appreiciate...

Harry, Thanks. I got it working. I appreiciate it. It was the blue-yellow and the pink wires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By 90volvo
Have a good weekend ne on it's way. Kinda need to...

Have a good weekend ne on it's way. Kinda need to drive it tomorrow. I would hook up if it was just 2 wires but there is like 4 wires. Anyway, I'll figure it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By 90volvo
update

took top shifter cover off and looks like it has to be the neutral switch. Its in pieces. Don't even think I can figure out how it was before. Yes, its that bad
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By 90volvo
wire past the nuetral safety switch

93 volvo 240 automatice sedan. Car wont start, turn over, click or anything. Battery good Ive tried 2 good batterys that start my other volvo. Plus they have been load tested. So for testing reason...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By 90volvo
ok kinda what I thought. They can match with a...

ok kinda what I thought. They can match with a panel code only. I will see if I can reachout nearest major city and see if I can bring a piece in for a scan etc. Thanks for the advice appreciate it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By 90volvo
calling all painters, need advice

my car is the wine red. Im repainting the trunk. Had a slight accident. Car rolled backwards thru a fence. Put a dent in the trunk and scratch my trunk and rear pillar beside back window. My car has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By 90volvo
Got it. Thanks

Got it. Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By 90volvo
basically I have 3 wires that Im concerned about....

basically I have 3 wires that Im concerned about. yellow/rd which goes to passenger side bottom. Rad/white which goes to driverside male spade. Then there is a Pink/white it was plugged into where...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By 90volvo
1993 volvo 240 instrument panel

tying to figure out wiring of this car cluster. I want to make sure it is wired right in the first place. Was car I picked up and alot of crazy stuff jimmy rigged on it. It is a sedan if that make a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By 90volvo
gotcha, thanks for the info. Might try the butt...

gotcha, thanks for the info. Might try the butt connectors to see if I can get the speedo to work. If it does then I will order the connector. Didnt think of Dave B. as a source.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By 90volvo
differential speedometer signal plug

figured out my speedometer problem. The wire plug on the differential was so corroded that wires looks to have fell off the plug. I imagine If, I cant find a plug I will have to make one. Which...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By 90volvo
cluster oil and batter dim

So been trying to get speedometer working on my 1993 volvo 240. Put the replacement 25 tooth gear in and doubled checked everything. Still doesnt work but this time around the oil and better light...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By 90volvo
Gotcha. Not sure if that is what they mean by...

Gotcha. Not sure if that is what they mean by indexing. But regardless your information is something I did not realize. Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By 90volvo
indexing A arm bushings

Getting ready to change my front A arm bushing on my sons 93 Volvo 240. I keep seeing post pop up when I search the process on google, about indexing the bushing? But never find info why or how? Any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By 90volvo
was talking about these. Maybe somebody will buy...

was talking about these. Maybe somebody will buy them for a 740. They would look awesom on a 240.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By 90volvo
740 taillights lense fit 240?

Is there a way to modify a 740 tailight to fit a 240? Just curious. They have some good looking lenses available.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By 90volvo
Any 2 tone paint schemes

Just curious what a two tone would look like. I have a dark wine and thought about painting the top part of car silver. Any thoughts? Hate to experiment then hate it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By 90volvo
matching paint

Need to do some paint repair on my Volvo 90 240. Need like a pint or quart. Anyway I have the paint code 409-11. My local store says nothing comes up on there computer. But said if I could come up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By 90volvo
Its fixed. Here is a link to do away with the...

Its fixed. Here is a link to do away with the BFR.
http://www.240turbo.com/volvorelays.html#bulbfailuresensor
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By 90volvo
IT was but not now. I ran power to the switch. So...

IT was but not now. I ran power to the switch. So it has power to the switch and out of the switch with brake pedal pressed down. But still no power to the back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By 90volvo
all the volvo 240s are gone. I used to get parts...

all the volvo 240s are gone. I used to get parts off of 4 that were around here. They all got smashed lately. I think I know where a 740 is that I might beable to get one but I think I will just cut...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By 90volvo
fuse is good. But a new one in anyway (ceramic). ...

fuse is good. But a new one in anyway (ceramic). had to run new wire from the f.b. terminal. Now have power to the brake switch and power out of the switch. So, Im guessing the Faliure Bulb relay is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By 90volvo
brake light gremlins.

93 volvo 240 sedan. I believe the brake lights worked at one time. I had it safety inspected couple of months ago when I purchased it. It has sat for a while and just pulled into the garage couple of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By 90volvo
Thanks for the info. My car is a NA with 5 speed....

Thanks for the info. My car is a NA with 5 speed. But Im gonna add a turbo to it. Looks like Ill go with dodge truck mounts and a ratchet strap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By 90volvo
motor mount options

Other than the hockey puck motor mounts or poly; is their any other options? Its time for new mounts on my 1990 volvo 240. Its been a while but remember seeing somewhere that their was a better...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By 90volvo
fan

Forgot to mention it is a bigger than factory condenser. The fan is 3000 cfm but who knows if thats true or not. But will say it pushes more air than the stock one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By 90volvo
I put a 16 inch pusher fan on my 90 240, it works...

I put a 16 inch pusher fan on my 90 240, it works great. I also have a 93 with a factory pusher fan, its not much of a fan. I would not put a stock one on your car.
If your going to all the trouble...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By 90volvo
I removed the mechanical fan and installed a...

I removed the mechanical fan and installed a really big electric fan. Worked great but kept having problems with relays and or the temp. switch. So I put the mechanical fan back on and put the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By 90volvo
dont know if your 740 is the same controls as my...

dont know if your 740 is the same controls as my 240. But if so, there is a button that has a circle with arrows on it. That the recirculation button. Will be located by the defrost etc.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By 90volvo
Gotcha thanks.

Gotcha thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By 90volvo
been down that road

I had 2 and tried to piece together 1. I bought all the bearings i could find. Made some of the special tools. I have had experience rebuilding ford toploaders back in the day. I had a retired friend...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By 90volvo
nice write up. The mustang driveshaft did you...

nice write up. The mustang driveshaft did you have to cut it down? I will have more questions as I start gathering parts. I appreciate it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By 90volvo
a budget parts list T5 conversion

Going to do the conversion from a m47 to a T5. Know there is alot info out there. Im going to try and keep it a cheap as possible. My car is a 90 NA 240. So has anybody put together a resource list...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By 90volvo
m90

who's the 2 guys that sell the m90 set up
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By 90volvo
Id given the M46 some thought. They are hard to...

Id given the M46 some thought. They are hard to find and seems like going backwards the whole push button OD seems like more stuff to mess up. Finding one in excellent shape or rebuilt will cost over...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By 90volvo
is the m90 a plug and play? Or require alot of...

is the m90 a plug and play? Or require alot of mods?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By 90volvo
Ive had a few mustangs down thru the yrs. Yes,...

Ive had a few mustangs down thru the yrs. Yes, not the smoothest tranny. But better than a M47. A good m47 will cost you a 1000 buck now a days. You can find them cheaper but the shape is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By 90volvo
Looks like if I have the T5, Im looking at least...

Looks like if I have the T5, Im looking at least a 1000 bucks. Im running a good NA redblock so not a power house. Just tired of the M47s, took me 4 trannys to find a good one 2 yrs ago. I hit pick n...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 770
Posted By 90volvo
T5 total cost

I have a T5 that I can swap for but before I get in over my head. What would total cost of doing the swap. Gonna do it if I can keep that cost down. My car is a NA and plan to keep it that way....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,627
Posted By 90volvo
Well I found it tonight. But it shattered in my...

Well I found it tonight. But it shattered in my hand as I was pulling it out. Im gonna hook the inside up to a christmas card and bless a fellow volvo buddy. :rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-02-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,627
Posted By 90volvo
Ill give you mine and pay shipping. I hate that...

Ill give you mine and pay shipping. I hate that thing but tell me where to find it, ive looked while its dingin but so loud seems to be everywhere. I dont need a stupid dinger the door wont lock with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By 90volvo
yes, that would be best. after i thought about it...

yes, that would be best. after i thought about it for a while didnt think it would be a good idea to move it. I did loosen and swivel it over and then tightened it. Probably be plenty of room if it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By 90volvo
relocate rear seat belt

Finally getting around to spiffing up my rear seat ect. The seatbelt latch seams to located for a small person. Every body that gets in the back gripes about the latch being under your bottom. I was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By 90volvo
I would clean the seats before the mink oil. Yrs....

I would clean the seats before the mink oil. Yrs. of oil and grime in them, I used hot water with leather cleaner and a brush. The warm water opens the pores up then the cleaner and brush pulls the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,910
Posted By 90volvo
Add a little more you can alway take it out. The...

Add a little more you can alway take it out. The pressure charts are just a ballpark. Ive done some car that needed more and some that worked best on the lowend.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,125
Posted By 90volvo
I went with 16x24 condenser. Was a real pain but...

I went with 16x24 condenser. Was a real pain but got it installed. No room for the fittings I had to drill hole for the top fitting. Installed a 16 inch pusher comes on with compressor. If was to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,125
Posted By 90volvo
txv

So did you figure out best setting for the txv? If I remember right my new txv came setup for 134a. Which I believe it was seven turns out. I think I split the difference and went with 3.5 turns out....
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