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Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By John242Ti
It doesn't. You can plumb in a CBV between the...

It doesn't. You can plumb in a CBV between the hot side IC pipe and the metal elbow that's between the fuel distributor boot and the coupler on the turbo. People usually use either the metal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By John242Ti
It's pretty easy with respect to the old style...

It's pretty easy with respect to the old style Bosch 80A and 100A alternators. Same style case, but the 100A alternator is bigger. Big enough to cause unintentional welding when you try to change...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By John242Ti
The older B21/23 alternators were also rated,...

The older B21/23 alternators were also rated, amperage-wise, at an engine speed of 2000 rpm or 4000 rpm alternator speed. The B230 alternators are all rated at 3000 rpm engine speed. Hence why a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By John242Ti
^Buy only two H4 conversion lenses, and two H1...

^Buy only two H4 conversion lenses, and two H1 conversion lenses. Problem solved. Avoid the H4 conversion lenses with the "SAE M" mark on them. Those are meant for a motorcycle and, therefore,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By John242Ti
It's also easy to modify the smaller ring...

It's also easy to modify the smaller ring terminal to fit the larger stud. Take a M8 bolt and run it through at an angle, bending the terminal slightly. Then, take a pair of needlenose pliers and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By John242Ti
^Yup. Those with the wiring upgrade and a 100...

^Yup. Those with the wiring upgrade and a 100 amp Denso alternator will do the job.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By John242Ti
You do want to use H1 high beams. With respect to...

You do want to use H1 high beams. With respect to LED headlamp bulbs, even the 55W equivalent bulbs are going to be too bright in a traditional H4 housing. What I would do is find some 100/55 H4...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 531
Posted By John242Ti
Hey Ken, Yes, I saw that. I also saw where...

Hey Ken,

Yes, I saw that. I also saw where the OP wants summer performance and doesn't need winter traction, due to snow tires. Hence the reason why I suggested going with a 205/55R15 size, or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 531
Posted By John242Ti
Had BFG tires back in the late '90s and early...

Had BFG tires back in the late '90s and early 2000's. Once they got worn, they became NFG's. No f*cking grip. More modern versions will be better, but, this was back when the 195/60, 195/65, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 531
Posted By John242Ti
^Good Chevy Cavalier tire choice. :-P

^Good Chevy Cavalier tire choice. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 531
Posted By John242Ti
I'd go with something more performance oriented. ...

I'd go with something more performance oriented. The Touring-S tires are meant for Camrys and lower end Accords. They're also no-season tires, so something that you mentioned you were trying to get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By John242Ti
Cool. NP. Hope it's that. -J

Cool. NP. Hope it's that.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By John242Ti
Has the power stage been checked? When they...

Has the power stage been checked? When they fail, there's no spark.

-J
Forum: events 08-06-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,654
Posted By John242Ti
I may be out. Depends on a few things. 1)...

I may be out. Depends on a few things.

1) need to make sure cooling system is working properly, instead of boiling coolant when the engine is shut down
2) need to replace torque rods with some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By John242Ti
^Or use the harnesses from the donor 1978-80...

^Or use the harnesses from the donor 1978-80 244/245 (or 1976-77 262, 264, 265)... They're already pinned for H4 bulbs.



Thanks. Pretty much just unbolt the old parts and swap the new parts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By John242Ti
Seat belt warning is on fuse 4. The label Dave...

Seat belt warning is on fuse 4. The label Dave posted is for 1985-86 cars, so it's not very accurate for the older cars.

Has the wiring harness on the engine been taken care of? If not, you may...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By John242Ti
^spider eyes do work fairly well. I ran them for...

^spider eyes do work fairly well. I ran them for a while on my previous 242 before I flathooded it...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2480/3680250259_244e9e85d5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6BdfbF)
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By John242Ti
The E-codes actually predate the US/Canadian dual...

The E-codes actually predate the US/Canadian dual 4x6 rectangle setup. These are not the same as the late European headlamps. While they look similar, they are what the early 260 series cars had in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By John242Ti
Low beams are H4 in this pic... High beams are...

Low beams are H4 in this pic... High beams are H4651's, but I've since replaced one of them with an H1 housing.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4300/35218903824_fd5091dae6_c.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By John242Ti
The European 1979-80 240 rectangular H4 headlamps...

The European 1979-80 240 rectangular H4 headlamps seem to be the best option, provided you get a set with good glass and reflectors. See below. Same basic car as t8fanning's externally, except for...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,897
Posted By John242Ti
You can use a 240 radiator, btw. Requires...

You can use a 240 radiator, btw. Requires notching the frame rails so the end tanks slide into place.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 195,994
Posted By John242Ti
Underside of the manifold. Heatshield for the...

Underside of the manifold. Heatshield for the alternator.

You can see it just below the turbo in this shot:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4208/35084531673_d909f3fa55_c.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By John242Ti
Remove the overdrive switch, then tape the top...

Remove the overdrive switch, then tape the top button to the knob (otherwise, you will find it in the cargo area, either at the time of knob removal or later on when you shift from reverse to drive)....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By John242Ti
If there's no wire at terminal 10, Volvo says to...

If there's no wire at terminal 10, Volvo says to remove the white-red wire from terminal 12 (1981 models only - 1982-on should have the white/blue wire). They also say that the base idle for a B21FT...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 23,398
Posted By John242Ti
And now down to one "beater" period... Heard...

And now down to one "beater" period... Heard that the truck sold at Puyallup.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By John242Ti
B23 dipsticks themselves are also different. ...

B23 dipsticks themselves are also different. Orange handle instead of red, and a shorter crosshatch area.

Tube-wise, I think there might be a fourth version, being the one found on the B234/204...
Forum: showroom 07-28-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 2,747,155
Posted By John242Ti
That is true. The car shown in the pic, however,...

That is true. The car shown in the pic, however, was built during their ownership. Doesn't have the black mouldings of the early S80 models.

-J
Forum: showroom 07-27-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 2,747,155
Posted By John242Ti
Yesterday, at the Tolt Pipeline Trail here in...

Yesterday, at the Tolt Pipeline Trail here in Duvall. Came across a random S80. So, decided to do a pre-Ford versus Ford era Volvo comparison.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By John242Ti
^This. You might need a wooden block to...

^This.

You might need a wooden block to depress the button while pulling it up farther. You want to have it adjusted so 5 clicks provides full braking power. There's a bolt at the back of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By John242Ti
So, this, but with cloth interior, two-tone dash,...

So, this, but with cloth interior, two-tone dash, and your manual windows.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By John242Ti
Looks good. Now you need a leather shift boot, a...

Looks good. Now you need a leather shift boot, a tach/small clock combo, then maybe to move your radio below and add some gauges above the vents.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
240: No heat.
Views: 582
Posted By John242Ti
If the car has a 3-row Nissens or CSF radiator,...

If the car has a 3-row Nissens or CSF radiator, make sure the cap on the overflow bottle is a black one, marked 75 kPa, Volvo p/n 1357775 or 463828.

Was the temperature gauge reading normally on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By John242Ti
We got it solved... The vacuum line that goes...

We got it solved... The vacuum line that goes from the throttle body to the charcoal cannister and the advance/retard diaphragm got hooked up directly to the CPR, with the remaining parts connected...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By John242Ti
Probably dash wiring problems, or it might be...

Probably dash wiring problems, or it might be wiring harness problems underhood.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By John242Ti
Bring the car out tomorrow afternoon.

Bring the car out tomorrow afternoon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By John242Ti
Sounds like electrical power is backfeeding...

Sounds like electrical power is backfeeding through the cluster to the ignition system when the tach is connected. Kinda like when the tailgate harnesses are shot and the headlamps are turned on. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By John242Ti
Using a small clock as well? Maybe try it...

Using a small clock as well? Maybe try it without the clock connected. The harness on the clocks sometimes likes to short itself out, causing lots of weird issues.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By John242Ti
Check the fuses? A crusty fuse 13 can cause this.

Check the fuses? A crusty fuse 13 can cause this.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,897
Posted By John242Ti
^Interesting...

^Interesting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,075
Posted By John242Ti
That one definitely disintegrated... Any coolant...

That one definitely disintegrated... Any coolant in the bores?

-J
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By John242Ti
There's also Aardvark122tic, who built a '65 122S...

There's also Aardvark122tic, who built a '65 122S wagon with the drivetrain from an '87 740T, complete with the Aw71.

Think the build thread is somewhere here in the projects & restorations forum....
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,897
Posted By John242Ti
Some welding would be necessary, plus access to a...

Some welding would be necessary, plus access to a 1974-93 donor. The rear floor pan is different from the axle back. Whereas the trunk floor (or storage compartment bottom in the case of a 145) is...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,897
Posted By John242Ti
^Yup. Friends of the family lost their '71 164...

^Yup. Friends of the family lost their '71 164 due to a fuel leak like that. Fuel hit the hot exhaust manifold and caught fire.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By John242Ti
Grind it down smooth, then do what he suggests,...

Grind it down smooth, then do what he suggests, and it should be ok. One thing, when you do wash the car, put a latex or nitrile glove on, and clean the back of the wheel arches out. I had a '73...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By John242Ti
From what I gather, they're still open, but were...

From what I gather, they're still open, but were told to clean out their inventory of vehicles by the county. Same thing happened to Rainbow Auto Service in Bellingham, Washington.

Their name, if...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By John242Ti
Friend of mine has done it before. With a green...

Friend of mine has done it before. With a green 1972 145E. Installed a B23F/M46 combo.

https://d25ya0yqgkhflo.cloudfront.net/98.jpg

Page containing the pic:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,576
Posted By John242Ti
^But nowhere near as ancient as the ones Jack was...

^But nowhere near as ancient as the ones Jack was dredging up... Probably doing it wile downing straight Vodka.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By John242Ti
It's the mount that the wiper and turn signal...

It's the mount that the wiper and turn signal stalks mount to. Gray metal piece with two screws that hold it onto the column. There's a black wire that plugs in from the back onto the slip ring...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,042
Posted By John242Ti
Might be a noisy shim bucket. In person, does it...

Might be a noisy shim bucket. In person, does it sound like a loud "TAKKA-TAKKA" noise?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,075
Posted By John242Ti
^He has a stroker block waiting to go in, so this...

^He has a stroker block waiting to go in, so this one is likely going to get stripped and scrapped.

-J
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