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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By billkaz
+1. I was chasing a similar issue with my 240....

+1. I was chasing a similar issue with my 240. After changing a bunch of stuff, found a small hole in the intake accordion hose. Once that was taken care of, surging idle cleared up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By billkaz
I may be wrong, but I recall wagons and manual...

I may be wrong, but I recall wagons and manual transmissions had the larger driveshafts. When I did my center bearing, just gave the VIN to the dealer and they were able to order in the correct...
Forum: showroom 02-04-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
http://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/BLUE-WAG...

http://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/BLUE-WAGON_31268024

Looks like a '90, if I was going to guess. But ad also says it won't stay running....
...
Forum: showroom 02-02-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
Double post But here's a pic of the car ...

Double post

But here's a pic of the car
...
Forum: showroom 02-02-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
If it gets parted out, I am definitely interested...

If it gets parted out, I am definitely interested in the driveshaft, and possibly the clutch fork for my manual swap. Also the fan and fan shroud as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By billkaz
My both my 89 and 92 wagons had locking...

My both my 89 and 92 wagons had locking compartments that used the ignition key.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By billkaz
Had a similar issue with my 240. Ended up firing...

Had a similar issue with my 240. Ended up firing the parts cannon (which brought it up to stage 0), but found a few really small holes worn in the intake hose between the MAF and the intake. Once...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By billkaz
Your post doesn't say where you are, but it may...

Your post doesn't say where you are, but it may be worth it to check what a local indy shop would charge to for a valve adjustment. A local Volvo shop close to me only charged $85, including a couple...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By billkaz
On my 240, I noticed absolutely no difference...

On my 240, I noticed absolutely no difference with the preheat hose attached to the air box or not. Mind you, that is in Vancouver where it rarely drops below freezing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By billkaz
Mine started to weep about 18 months after...

Mine started to weep about 18 months after installation.

Mind you, I did use petroleum jelly during install which may be a no-no.
Forum: showroom 12-09-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
+1000. They do not disappoint

+1000. They do not disappoint
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,784
Posted By billkaz
Had a similiar issue on my 240. I crimped a...

Had a similiar issue on my 240.

I crimped a new ring terminal onto the exciter wire when I switched from a Bosch to a Denso 100A. When the Denso started failing, I switched back to a Bosch. (Kept...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,784
Posted By billkaz
Money well spent. ...

Money well spent.

https://www.amazon.com/AST-Labs-Current-Alligator-Banana/dp/B00M8VG8UA/ref=pd_sim_328_10?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=6201G1XDZ8WKWVN433JJ
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By billkaz
http://www.amazon.ca/Bosch-13957-Wire-Oxygen-Senso...

http://www.amazon.ca/Bosch-13957-Wire-Oxygen-Sensor/dp/B000BZG7OM

or

http://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=279808&cc=1288346&jsn=377
Forum: showroom 11-06-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/bnc/cto/d/1976-vol...

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/bnc/cto/d/1976-volvo-stationwagon-blue/6375264443.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00y0y_hFAftNcGcaq_600x450.jpg

Didn't look too bad when I drove by this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 852
Posted By billkaz
I bought Pioneer brand from RockAuto to replace a...

I bought Pioneer brand from RockAuto to replace a blown out passenger side mount. Made in India from what I recall.

Also bought one of these and installed it at the same time
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By billkaz
http://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1992,240,...

http://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1992,240,2.3l+l4,1287075,suspension,control+arm+bushing,7532

A range of options, but it's been suggested to stay away from the URO brand, as they don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By billkaz
Might want to check Swedishcarparts. ...

Might want to check Swedishcarparts.

https://www.swedishcarparts.com/parts/1548-1372394-volvo-240-european-e-code-glass-headlight-and-turn-signal-assembly-set

Looks like they have a bunch of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By billkaz
That's probably an aftermarket cat. Turns out...

That's probably an aftermarket cat. Turns out that the stock O2 sensor won't fit in that bung.

I found that the O2 sensor is best accessed from underneath, where it fits in between the manifold...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By billkaz
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=265...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=265529

I was considering a piece of unistrut, but I couldn't find one at my local Home Depot.

So I went with plan B, two nice 2x4's that I hand...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By billkaz
https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/2273...

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22730634_10154910520495785_1441829056173816240_n.jpg?oh=a18e2c07df8a1bb88f9c6c4e2f417e7e&oe=5A687060

Couple of 6' 2x4's, and a ratchet strap was all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By billkaz
I took my VIN to the dealer and they were able to...

I took my VIN to the dealer and they were able to sort out which parts I needed. As I recall, the bearing and the rubber carrier weren't that expensive at the time
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By billkaz
The O2 sensor plugs into a connector just...

The O2 sensor plugs into a connector just underneath the wiper motor. Go with a Bosch replacement. I went cheap once and it was dead out of the box.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By billkaz
If the DC has some AC in there, I alway thought...

If the DC has some AC in there, I alway thought that was because of a failing diode.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By billkaz
Had a similar issue with the first Volvo I...

Had a similar issue with the first Volvo I bought. Turns out all the bulbs were burnt out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,314
Posted By billkaz
FWIW, my Gates pump has been fine for the last 5...

FWIW, my Gates pump has been fine for the last 5 years. The top seal (pump to head) started weeping ever so slightly after about 2 years, though I did lube it liberally with petroleum jelly which may...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By billkaz
Look for flaky/broken insulation on the wires....

Look for flaky/broken insulation on the wires. The part of the harness for the alternator, oil sender, alternator exciter are usually pretty bad where they pass around the front of the engine.
Forum: showroom 09-10-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 104,990
Posted By billkaz
https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/s480...

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/s480x480/21430560_10154808057270785_4149378162858821084_n.jpg?oh=2d43934357a7da4f7b3a8796e72736cc&oe=5A571255

Turns out a big Ikea couch pits...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By billkaz
Temporary fix complete. My local auto parts store...

Temporary fix complete. My local auto parts store actually had some 5/16" transmission cooler line.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By billkaz
I swapped in a 951 in the place of a flaky pink...

I swapped in a 951 in the place of a flaky pink label 951 in my 89 wagon. I didn't notice any difference in cold starts, performance or economy. I think it actually idled a bit smoother when cold...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By billkaz
Best hose for AW-70 cooling hard line repair?

Busy weekend. Managed to fix the passenger side motor mount and swap in a new voltage regulator on the alternator.

However, managed to crack a transmission hard line in the usual spot by the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By billkaz
Look for obvious signs of the insulation...

Look for obvious signs of the insulation issues/bare wires on the wiring in the engine compartment. 1986 and older Volvo's used a biodegradable wiring insulation that would fail prematurely and cause...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,298
Posted By billkaz
When I bought my current wagon, had the same...

When I bought my current wagon, had the same overheating issue, especially in stop and go city traffic.

I pulled out the rad and found the bottom half was completely caked solid with dirt.
Forum: showroom 08-23-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
Manual mirrors are fine. Mine keep getting...

Manual mirrors are fine. Mine keep getting clipped by cyclists.

Let me know when and where.

Thanks
Forum: showroom 08-23-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
Interested in the door mirrors and the felt...

Interested in the door mirrors and the felt panels that are under the dash.
Forum: showroom 08-15-2017, 10:41 PM
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Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
Sounds good

Sounds good
Forum: showroom 08-15-2017, 12:17 AM
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Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
Looks like this ...

Looks like this

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20800165_10154742932970785_3350740845959466703_n.jpg?oh=9dcba8db5dc9bd274efc70b03bc68a47&oe=59EDB175
...
Forum: showroom 08-12-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
Cleaned out the garage today. Found some stuff...

Cleaned out the garage today. Found some stuff for the locals.

Anyone interested in a 240 turbo hood blanket?-Free
90+ turbo manifold-Can't see any cracks, but not sure if I'm looking in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By billkaz
Or left an oil filter o-ring behind?

Or left an oil filter o-ring behind?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By billkaz
That's what I did when I did the bearing on my...

That's what I did when I did the bearing on my 240 wagon. Gave my local dealer the VIN and I was all set. The bearing was also very reasonably priced from the dealer as I recall.
Forum: showroom 07-27-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
RSI Rods for 175 clams ...

RSI Rods for 175 clams

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/rds/pts/d/volvo-bft-forged-beam-rods/6223796855.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00E0E_jU5c1xfn9Ta_600x450.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,580
Posted By billkaz
I had a Bosch Factory Reman unit on my car that...

I had a Bosch Factory Reman unit on my car that eventually started to fail. Was ok when cold, but once warmed up had some drivability and restart issues . From the maintenance records I had from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,327
Posted By billkaz
IPD has the fuel tank bung nut tool. ...

IPD has the fuel tank bung nut tool.

https://www.ipdusa.com/products/5427/106653-fuel-tank-bung-nut-tool

I bought one. It's money well spent.
Forum: showroom 07-22-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
93's, if I am correct in my recall all came with...

93's, if I am correct in my recall all came with power (and one year only heated) mirrors, A/C and ABS. Don't know about the cruise control though, but I think that may have been a dealer installed...
Forum: showroom 07-20-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 560,903
Posted By billkaz
https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/pts/d/volvo-dl...

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/pts/d/volvo-dl-wagon-for-parts/6228797647.html

$500, but sounds like it has some issues

https://images.craigslist.org/00c0c_aMBYN5dQR5u_600x450.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By billkaz
Update. Swapped the old Bosch sensor back in...

Update. Swapped the old Bosch sensor back in after I gave it a good spray down with sensor cleaner. No codes so far.

Lesson learned-Cheap ultra power 02 sensors not worth it.

Also learned-when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By billkaz
Could be just a dry bearing. I had something...

Could be just a dry bearing. I had something similar on my car, but it was distinctly bearing noise. Took the castle nut off and repacked the outer bearing, jammed some additional grease into the hub...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By billkaz
Do you have a switch in the radiator? If so, you...

Do you have a switch in the radiator? If so, you can take a jumper wire across the two connections to see if the fan kicks on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,965
Posted By billkaz
http://www.240sidan.com/div/bromsok.jpg ...

http://www.240sidan.com/div/bromsok.jpg

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=326963
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,965
Posted By billkaz
For the 30 bucks for so for a reman caliper at...

For the 30 bucks for so for a reman caliper at rockauto, I wouldn't rebuild it. i just put a new set of Wagner's on the rear of my wagon.
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