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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 12:19 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By dl242gt
My car came stock with a 951 fuel and 169 ezk....

My car came stock with a 951 fuel and 169 ezk. You could try that?
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By dl242gt
I can't tell you that it would work. You want to...

I can't tell you that it would work. You want to match up wrist pin and ring height so it would work with the longer stroke of the crank. If you could get a used piston from an engine then you would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By dl242gt
I went with repair. Then it will also be...

I went with repair. Then it will also be refinished and look great. With the shipping and possible need to refinish an old one from someones hoard. The cost seems to be about the same but you'll end...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By dl242gt
To help clarify it looks like the ball joint for...

To help clarify it looks like the ball joint for the opposite side of the car was installed there and since it wouldn't line up as Planteman says. They had to drill a hole to make it work. that would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By dl242gt
If I buy something local. I get the small freeze...

If I buy something local. I get the small freeze plug repair plugs. They work well in that spot. This is also why I like using the black radiator cap so there isn't so much pressure.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 516
Posted By dl242gt
You may also want to consider a rear axle ratio...

You may also want to consider a rear axle ratio like 4.56. That would help you turn the tires easier. I think volvo had ratios up to 4.88 available but that is probably only going to be coming from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By dl242gt
There is also an anti static spray used for seats...

There is also an anti static spray used for seats and even clothing. It's in electronics supply places under the static protection section. I used to use it at work on the chairs and it works well on...
Forum: showroom 01-26-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By dl242gt
Didn't the Euro version also have the last of the...

Didn't the Euro version also have the last of the 16v turbo engines in it? The B204FT?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 516
Posted By dl242gt
Even if you find another M46 they weren't...

Even if you find another M46 they weren't designed to hold the abuse of what you are doing. Just the weight of one tire is more weight than all four stock wheels and tires. Then it has to deal with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
:party::w00t: Enjoy the boost.

:party::w00t: Enjoy the boost.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By dl242gt
I used to get shocked a lot when I wore...

I used to get shocked a lot when I wore polyester. Now I hardly wear anything made from that crap. Now I hardly ever get shocked by my car. Poly can create quite a static charge especially in a cold...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 986
Posted By dl242gt
Try sourcing used parts from Sweden? The intake...

Try sourcing used parts from Sweden? The intake will need to be the one with a 3 bar fuel pressure regulator. That looks ok to use. The only main differences are the injectors if they are turbo or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By dl242gt
As far as I recall it's a press fit into the...

As far as I recall it's a press fit into the hole. That is what my 93 has.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By dl242gt
Total fill is usually about 7.5 to 8 quarts. I'd...

Total fill is usually about 7.5 to 8 quarts. I'd try that and then check the level.
Forum: showroom 01-26-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By dl242gt
It's been a couple of years. If I recall...

It's been a couple of years. If I recall correctly they were only one cob led on them aimed directly out of the top. That is what you want as the light is sent down a light guide which then bends to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 986
Posted By dl242gt
For the turbo mounting bolts use a 12 point...

For the turbo mounting bolts use a 12 point socket There should be a locking plate that is tapped down onto the bolt heads and has folded over tabs on the ends. Sometimes you can save them but they...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By dl242gt
You have to depress the bucket and remove the...

You have to depress the bucket and remove the shims and then measure them. Subtract the clearance needed from the thickness of the shim measurement. Then install shims that are the new thickness...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
Well done! However, the ground points I mentioned...

Well done! However, the ground points I mentioned are important to proper management with the lambda controller.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By dl242gt
Well as an official hoarder of 240 parts. One of...

Well as an official hoarder of 240 parts. One of the things that is annoying is people ask to buy a part. After thinking about it. I give in. Then you give them a fair value price. Their reaction is...
Forum: showroom 01-25-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By dl242gt
BTW I went to the leds because the light guides...

BTW I went to the leds because the light guides are green and over the years they faded and got a lot darker. The led helped a lot. The other choice is to use a newer cluster frame which has a clear...
Forum: showroom 01-25-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By dl242gt
I put led bulbs spec'd for a 163 or 168 dash bulb...

I put led bulbs spec'd for a 163 or 168 dash bulb in my 240 turbo. You use the stock socket and have to plug them in with the correct polarity. You probably used too powerful of an led thus drawing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By dl242gt
Does your car have the single fuel pump relay...

Does your car have the single fuel pump relay setup? There is a feed called 31b on the fuel pump relay that comes from the coil. Usually a white or white/red wire. If that connection is bad you'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
Also make sure the braided ground from the valve...

Also make sure the braided ground from the valve cover to the firewall is in good condition.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
There are two important ground wires on the...

There are two important ground wires on the intake manifold. They are two separate grounds near each other. Both black wires. I think they are both associated with the lambda sond unit. They must be...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By dl242gt
For the oil cooler I would suggest a block...

For the oil cooler I would suggest a block adapter that goes right where the filter would go. Then you can run oil lines directly from that to a remote mounted oil filter and oil cooler. Check out...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By dl242gt
With the valve seats recut to fit the larger...

With the valve seats recut to fit the larger valves. The valves are higher into the head requiring a reshim. In extreme cases the stems of the valves may need to be cut shorter.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 516
Posted By dl242gt
Also the panhard bar length changed with the ride...

Also the panhard bar length changed with the ride height. So, it is important to make or get an adjustable length one to help keep the axle centered. Ideally something like the four link setup in a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
You are getting close. Sure seems like a non...

You are getting close. Sure seems like a non responsive unit either due to a failure inside or bad wiring.

The the thermal cut out switch and the enrichment valve both provide ground signal to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
Are you sure you are on the correct red lead? It...

Are you sure you are on the correct red lead? It is supposed to have a black cover on the connector. Sometimes it is tucked under the ignition box so you can't see it. The other red wires around that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
The frequency valve is sent 12v power along with...

The frequency valve is sent 12v power along with the control pressure regulator and idle valve. All from the lambda relay. The computer through a duty cycle signal opens and closes the frequency...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
What you are seeing on the red test lead is the...

What you are seeing on the red test lead is the duty cycle aka dwell of the control signal going to the frequency valve. I could swear there was another power feed but I may be confusing it with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-24-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 64,012
Posted By dl242gt
Well done. I love the green and am sure you'll...

Well done. I love the green and am sure you'll get that alternator issue sorted out. If not I have a coffin hood for you. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
There is no LH computer. You have kjetronic with...

There is no LH computer. You have kjetronic with lambda control. The lambda controller is the computer you have and it only manages mixture and enrichment using the inputs like the o2 sensor and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
^^^ This is very true! Words of wisdom. Don't...

^^^
This is very true! Words of wisdom. Don't change it till you know the other stuff is working properly.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By dl242gt
Another good place for fittings is pegasus racing...

Another good place for fittings is pegasus racing supplies....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
From what I am reading. I would suggest as Art...

From what I am reading. I would suggest as Art also suggests. If you don't hear the frequency valve buzzing. It's time to make sure the lambda controller is getting powered up. The lambda controller...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 479
Posted By dl242gt
I forget the exact thread but I remember reading...

I forget the exact thread but I remember reading about throttle tip in changes. Such as on the Porsche 944 when people were going to larger throttle bodies and a different throttle spool. So I would...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By dl242gt
It would be preferable to use the larger 228mm...

It would be preferable to use the larger 228mm setup. You'll have a lighter pedal with higher clamping force.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,495
Posted By dl242gt
Choose 4 cylinder and you use the red test lead....

Choose 4 cylinder and you use the red test lead. The coil connection is for when you use points. The dwell you are checking is the the dwell or duty cycle of the lambda controller which is unrelated...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By dl242gt
Stock timing curves are in the applicable to your...

Stock timing curves are in the applicable to your model green book. There should be a location to download green books in the stickies at the top of the forum page.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By dl242gt
:spin::party: LH2.4 turbo in a 240. The way it...

:spin::party: LH2.4 turbo in a 240. The way it should have been from Volvo. Nicely done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By dl242gt
On hard to refit flare fittings like that. I've...

On hard to refit flare fittings like that. I've used loctite 592 to coat the surface of the flare. Then you don't have to tighten it so tight and it seals. I also use it on the fuel filters with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By dl242gt
79-84 six panel lights are wired slightly...

79-84 six panel lights are wired slightly different as they use the brake light in the upper inner panel on each side. The 85-93 light have that panel as the fog light and the lower outer on each...
Forum: showroom 01-21-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 80,283
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for sharing this most excellent custom...

Thanks for sharing this most excellent custom work! Your car just keeps getting better.

I think the thing to do may be to sell die cast models of your car? I know I want one.

Edit:...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 986
Posted By dl242gt
Your flywheel should already be the dished...

Your flywheel should already be the dished flywheel. From 87 and newer our 240s had the dished flywheel. The stock turbo version of the dished clutch is a direct fit. Won't need a performance clutch....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By dl242gt
Sounds about right. The 15R seems like the...

Sounds about right. The 15R seems like the location for running as you say. Looks great! Enjoy the boost.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 986
Posted By dl242gt
No the stock n/a clutch won't handle that power....

No the stock n/a clutch won't handle that power. However, the stock Volvo 228mm dished flywheel clutch will.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By dl242gt
Avery helpful part of that understanding comes...

Avery helpful part of that understanding comes from taking the time to read books. Books like Street turbocharging by warner and maximum boost by bell will help the person understand a lot more of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By dl242gt
I think you are on the right path. 15 should...

I think you are on the right path. 15 should power up with key on and stay powered while cranking. So either a contact position on the connector needs to be changed or the switch is bad. If terminal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By dl242gt
A B230FT breather setup uses the plastic housing...

A B230FT breather setup uses the plastic housing without the actual flame trap inside it. The hose setup is correct as described. Only B21FT uses the setup where the little hose is deleted entirely.
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