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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By dl242gt
Not meaning to hijack this thread. Going back on...

Not meaning to hijack this thread. Going back on topic

I can see why you aren't going to do the squirters. Forged stuff is tough. Personally though I am also going for max longetivity when I...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 340
Posted By dl242gt
On the back of the 8V head there is an oil...

On the back of the 8V head there is an oil pressure test port. I think it's a hex head npt plug. Probably feed more oil there?
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 340
Posted By dl242gt
Not only add the squirters but that suggestion...

Not only add the squirters but that suggestion above for a second oil feed is another very helpful impovement. I remember they do that with the Triumph spitfore engines and it helps them last.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By dl242gt
Surely. The M cam in the n/a cars and the T cam...

Surely. The M cam in the n/a cars and the T cam in the turbos are conservatively designed to work great with an automatic right off of idle and easily pass emissions. They are very well designed for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By dl242gt
You want to get a fuse holder rated for the 25...

You want to get a fuse holder rated for the 25 amps and is weather sealed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By dl242gt
A fuel pressure check may help. Also ignition...

A fuel pressure check may help. Also ignition advance is what is needed for acceleration.

I wonder if you are experiencing throttle tip in ping which would immediately cut your power. Maybe a...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By dl242gt
There is a member here who had a thread on +T...

There is a member here who had a thread on +T with his Regina car. Didn't change anything with the fuel or ignition that I know of. Here is the thread about chipping the Regina ecu after he got it...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-21-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By dl242gt
I use an LM1 on my kjet. I put the wb sensor on...

I use an LM1 on my kjet. I put the wb sensor on the vertical part of the downpipe. It's about 16-18 inches from the turbine outlet. The sensor is horizontal on the front side of the pipe. It's worked...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By dl242gt
Looks good. Nice to see a swap that is volvo...

Looks good. Nice to see a swap that is volvo power into a good chassis.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,099
Posted By dl242gt
If a flowed cylinder head with larger exhaust...

If a flowed cylinder head with larger exhaust valves and a V16 cam are added to that list. It would be in the 300hp zone.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By dl242gt
We can tell you what we have. But it's better to...

We can tell you what we have. But it's better to tell us what you are looking for?

My daily wagon is a good compromise.
242GT aka turbo front springs 1229337 if I recall correctly
KYB beat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By dl242gt
They don't match up. they can be adapted. If you...

They don't match up. they can be adapted. If you have a willing exhaust shop it's quite easy for them to match up the pipes with an adapter piece.
N/A exhaust is 2" the turbo exhauts is 2.25".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By dl242gt
Barring any other issues such as a boost leak or...

Barring any other issues such as a boost leak or fuel. The T cam is very good for what it is. However, it is normal for the power to flatten at around 3500 rpms. The torque starts going away and...
Forum: showroom 01-20-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By dl242gt
Don't forget to add a set of gloves so you can...

Don't forget to add a set of gloves so you can keep your hands clean.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,833
Posted By dl242gt
It's available over there. I kind of suspect the...

It's available over there. I kind of suspect the Swedes are trying to keep the parts to themselves. lol.

Nice build. Looking like a lot of fun is in the near future.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,702
Posted By dl242gt
I have to look at a friends 1990 wagon that had...

I have to look at a friends 1990 wagon that had the gear replaced and is intermittent like the original post. Looking forward to checking it out. Thanks everyone!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By dl242gt
I just helped with an n/a LH2.4 swap into a 77....

I just helped with an n/a LH2.4 swap into a 77. This swap had bad injectors from sitting.

Has the engine been sitting for a long time? A couple of years? I just helped with a Bertone that had the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By dl242gt
You can get codes like that for a number of...

You can get codes like that for a number of reasons. Cars like this are not code monsters like a more modern car can be. I would not walk away from a clean 240 if it has codes set. It would only help...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By dl242gt
bad hall sensor if there aren't any wiring issues.

bad hall sensor if there aren't any wiring issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By dl242gt
It's a part of the front clip. Lower grill...

It's a part of the front clip. Lower grill support. Depending on the year but in general that whole section unbolts from the front of the car. There are some rivets or spot welds on the end for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By dl242gt
There is flex in the stock suspension arms enough...

There is flex in the stock suspension arms enough that in a more demanding driving situation it benefits those parts to be reinforced.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you had fun with it whether turbo or not....

Glad you had fun with it whether turbo or not. Those 2 doors sure are getting rare now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,583
Posted By dl242gt
With the new year comes a running old gray lady....

With the new year comes a running old gray lady. Glad you figured it out. Congrats!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By dl242gt
Can you be a bit more specific? Like what kind of...

Can you be a bit more specific? Like what kind of lowering suspension you want to do?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By dl242gt
Bosch is the original suipplier and their filters...

Bosch is the original suipplier and their filters are reasonable. The intank pump upgrade is good to do.

If you don't know when the injector seals were last replaced? Then they need to be done....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By dl242gt
Hi Mark! Sooo how did you make out with the...

Hi Mark! Sooo how did you make out with the engine choice eight years later?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
240: Air Dams
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Posted By dl242gt
Generally it also made a difference what the trim...

Generally it also made a difference what the trim level was. An early 80s commando bumper DL could have nothing or a small plastic extension. It wasn't quite a spoiler but was attached to the bumper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By dl242gt
I was referring to stock Volvo strut tower plates...

I was referring to stock Volvo strut tower plates which are quite thick. the 15A plates are a bit thinner and wouldn't raise the front as much as the plates from Volvo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,583
Posted By dl242gt
Thank you for the well wishes. A Happy New Year...

Thank you for the well wishes. A Happy New Year to you as well. It sure seems like you are very close to figuring this out. Have a good weekend.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By dl242gt
I just repaired two cars this past year that both...

I just repaired two cars this past year that both had clogged injectors. Both cars sat or the engine sat for a number of years. When I looked at the spark plugs they were completely varnished up. A...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By dl242gt
Turbo lug nuts are the best ones used on the 240...

Turbo lug nuts are the best ones used on the 240 series. Mcgard is another very high quality lug nut maker. I've also used the Gorilla ones and they were fine but the chrome was not up to Mcgard or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By dl242gt
This is true also because the 79 GT has the strut...

This is true also because the 79 GT has the strut tower plates and they raise the car about 1/4" Like on my 93 wagon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By dl242gt
Unless there is some other engine issue creating...

Unless there is some other engine issue creating a louder noise. I can always hear that clicking sound of the injectors.

Maybe they have injectors designed to be quiet on higher end cars like a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By dl242gt
Have your heater core pressure tested if you are...

Have your heater core pressure tested if you are worried about it. If it passes and doesn't have any signs of corrosion damage. I would just keep using the original. They are the best and aren't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By dl242gt
I've been using the aftermarket ones with those...

I've been using the aftermarket ones with those measurements for over ten years on my 93 wagon. I like them very much. They still have a good ride but are firmer for much better handling. I would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 663
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for correcting my fuzzy memory Art!

Thanks for correcting my fuzzy memory Art!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 663
Posted By dl242gt
From what I recall the gauge itself is calibrated...

From what I recall the gauge itself is calibrated by bending the pointer so it aims at the calibration mark on the face of the gauge. if the car is running at a good temp. I don't see why you can't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By dl242gt
Wurth HHS Plus owns all of the other suggested...

Wurth HHS Plus owns all of the other suggested latch and linkage lubricants. Give it a try.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By dl242gt
The oil drain plug temp sensor has the same 3/4...

The oil drain plug temp sensor has the same 3/4 16 thread but the hex flats are only 22mm instead of 25 aka 1" like the stock plug.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 663
Posted By dl242gt
The temperature fluctuation during driving...

The temperature fluctuation during driving conditions and during warmup scared all the little old ladies so Volvo added the faker board to calm the stressed nerves over a gauge moving while driving.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah, looks like a fail of the board...

Yeah, looks like a fail of the board manufacturing process and/or they were trying to save .00001 of a cent per board so they didn't put the pads on the bottom like you mention. lol.

I got...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 663
Posted By dl242gt
It could be the thermostat is worn. Without the...

It could be the thermostat is worn. Without the temp faker. As the enine warms up you should see a peak and then the temp settle down. If the peak takes a long time after warmup to settle down then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By dl242gt
That is horrible looking solder on the component...

That is horrible looking solder on the component pins. Good find! I've only had one out and out bad ezk but looking at that solder I'm surprised there aren't more failures.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 990
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like the one I am using.

Looks like the one I am using.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-08-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By dl242gt
As mentioned above. It will be much easier to get...

As mentioned above. It will be much easier to get a B230F LH2.4 wiring loom from a 240 and use that for the ecu and icu. The other LH2.4 components on the engine like the air mass sensor and coolant...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By dl242gt
since you have power at the coil which you...

since you have power at the coil which you verified with a test light. Next goto the coil negative with the test light and under cranking see if it flashes. If it does. Then your rproblem is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 901
Posted By dl242gt
It would be clockwise looking at the heater unit...

It would be clockwise looking at the heater unit from the left driver side. To verify look at the fan blades. They should be scooping air and pushing it out. So if you look at the top outlets for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By dl242gt
OK so we road tested this swap and I like it a...

OK so we road tested this swap and I like it a lot. The missing vehicle speed did cause the high idle after steady high speed driving. Not a deal breaker by any means and in the spring when the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By dl242gt
Get a test lamp and start probing the plastic...

Get a test lamp and start probing the plastic vinly circuit board to make sure voltage and current are getting to the bulb locaations. There is a ground screw for the light to use as ground for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 990
Posted By dl242gt
I am using the sierra cosworth .48 housing. I...

I am using the sierra cosworth .48 housing. I think it is from the 2wd cosworth car. Bought it on ebay UK. It is on a B21FT that has a 405 head with flow work, v15 turbo cam and 90+ exhaust manifold....
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