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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 11:55 AM
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Posted By odinthewanderer
TIS! One of the best cars i have ever had, hah,...

TIS! One of the best cars i have ever had, hah, it is loved by many around here.
A month or so after you dropped it here, i parked the white wagon when it broke, and patched the red one (as it was a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By odinthewanderer
Thanks, that would of worked too, driving it to...

Thanks, that would of worked too, driving it to its spot is easier though, unlevel ground.

Now it is a combination tool box, parts storage unit, mouse house, the old tool box and parts storage 240...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By odinthewanderer
darn salt...:raincloud:

darn salt...:raincloud:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By odinthewanderer
not yet, it has some worth while things i need...

not yet, it has some worth while things i need out of the weather:)
it is getting serious over here though, i need to buy a dump truck for a scrap run, yes, buy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By odinthewanderer
I'll drill the next one, screw driver worked it...

I'll drill the next one, screw driver worked it just was way stouter than i imagined, of course, now i found the key.

however i am finally retiring this one, way too rusty, and plus i need to stop...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By odinthewanderer
i tried 4 different 240 keys, and then i tried...

i tried 4 different 240 keys, and then i tried harder with a screwdriver. Holy cow are these stout, i twisted a large usa craftsman 90 degrees...

so, yes screw drivers and getting rough works.......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By odinthewanderer
how to steal your own car...

UHG, so... my old driver (since yesterday), now a parts car is stuck in the way, with the wheel locked sideways and the keys are gone... I don't know what the heck I did with them, yesterday was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
Thankyou, i'll drive it. It is holding charge...

Thankyou, i'll drive it. It is holding charge perfectly while sitting, hooked up. i still need to do a few more tests.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
Alrighty, well there is something a miss going...

Alrighty, well there is something a miss going on. It was at 14.10 while running at the beginning with the new bat, and i have left it sitting at idle for about 25 min now, and every time i check it,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
Thankyou, it has been a while since i have had to...

Thankyou, it has been a while since i have had to deal with a charging issue... I'll see what my other 240 is running at too.

Thanks for the tips on the belts as well, and yes, that denso is nice,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
spoke too soon. I had it running for 30 min,...

spoke too soon.
I had it running for 30 min, idle was nice, etc, still sitting at 13.86.

I shut it off, and tried to restart it, almost, but nope. The bat wont hold above 11.5ish.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
well, the 100 amp denso is in, i was running...

well, the 100 amp denso is in, i was running stock length belts and had to pull the tensioner bracket and lengthen the eyelet to get them tight.
At the moment it is sitting pretty at 13.86 volts,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
The rest of the part came for the G20 van, so i...

The rest of the part came for the G20 van, so i am back to that this morning as it is parked in front of the volvo and everything else... I should have some volvo related results by tonight.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
Interesting thankyou. sorry, my posts are a...

Interesting thankyou.

sorry, my posts are a bit all over the place, I would get all the dash warning light when jumpering the exciter wire to ground, otherwise, no.

"i get only get the CEL,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
Hah, that is classic...

Hah, that is classic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
Now that it is disconnected i'll check the b+ to...

Now that it is disconnected i'll check the b+ to the chassis, good idea.
thankyou.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
I'll do it once i have a decent charge/battery.

I'll do it once i have a decent charge/battery.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
Thankyou guys! i just had time to start getting...

Thankyou guys! i just had time to start getting on it late today, too many things totally blown apart. for what its worth the airbox was PACKED, and i mean PACKED with mouse house. Which probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
I'll find out, i need another 240 battery anyway...

I'll find out, i need another 240 battery anyway for a different car, so i will pick another up, but the 100 amp denso from Phil came today.

This makes me think it is not the battery alone:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
No, so i am not certain, however, it will hold a...

No, so i am not certain, however, it will hold a charge overnight etc, and rapidly drains on running. No warning light on position 2, but good bulb has me looking else where. I can try another bat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
Thankyou, Looks like i am going with a used,...

Thankyou,
Looks like i am going with a used, known good 100 amp denso, from Phil.

I still wonder if that really is the issue... this car never really charged all that well to be honest, i may...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
I have heard of way too many dying to be much...

I have heard of way too many dying to be much interested in that direction. If i was the only driver of this car, i hear you, but my wife tires of me having to come deal with vehicles that have left...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By odinthewanderer
Darn, the alt on my 740 is a 100 amp bosch, not...

Darn, the alt on my 740 is a 100 amp bosch, not the denso...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By odinthewanderer
recomendations for a decent alternator.

Alrighty,
I want to pick up a decent alternator. I am afraid of parts stores, and do not have any local yards with appropriate volvos, other than my own "yard".
I'll pull one off a spare car for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
oh wait i did those things already. i would not...

oh wait i did those things already. i would not mind having a spare i run a few of these cars, so i may just purchase an alt...
any recommendations on which are not junk? I'll assume the one in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
i should mention too, the alternator is somewhat...

i should mention too, the alternator is somewhat new, still has its stickers and lack of corrosion, was on there one i got it. Not that that matters...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
Thanks! i'll check it tomorrow morning, gotta get...

Thanks! i'll check it tomorrow morning, gotta get kids in bed and pick up the kitchen before the boss gets home!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
also, with key off i get full bat voltage with...

also, with key off i get full bat voltage with the meter running from the exciter wire post on the alt, to the positive post on the bat.

...and i get full continuity between the exciter post and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
Yea, the question there is not of mice or not,...

Yea, the question there is not of mice or not, but of how many. However nothing looks obviously disturbed so far, i'll pull the instrument panel tomorrow. We have some in the kitchen I am currently...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
Thankyou, it reads at battery voltage.

Thankyou, it reads at battery voltage.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,501
Posted By odinthewanderer
battery drain after sitting over winter.

Alrighty, 90 245 aw70, stock heap.

The car charged fine before sitting over the winter. I attempted to begin running it again and now i get a pretty steady battery drain, no charging, etc. I am...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
right, i agree, but, that said its a pretty easy...

right, i agree, but, that said its a pretty easy job for something that usually happens at mileage over double a normal warranty is, and total parts cost is about 25 bucks including the new mount. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
thankyou, that makes me feel better... I...

thankyou, that makes me feel better...

I want to note, the top hole on the trans, between the two top bolt holes, which i assume is a breather of sorts maybe was plugged with rtv, i removed the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
...well although a channel will not be opposite i...

...well although a channel will not be opposite i think i will just orient the hole up. in all my other experiences with bushings, bearings etc that have holes in them, they are usually lined up with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
...note that the green books call this a blind...

...note that the green books call this a blind hole, while the picture above calls it a oil hole...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
...i am wondering if the hole is non functional...

...i am wondering if the hole is non functional and just used as a maker to put at noon, so that the grooves in the bushing the bottom are lined up.
however my groove in the housing is not at 6 o...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
....the greenbooks state the same thing! so,...

....the greenbooks state the same thing!
so, the oiling hole does not actually line up with a groove???
page 110
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By odinthewanderer
however all the pictures i can find on google or...

however all the pictures i can find on google or on here of a aw71 or aw70 show that hole not lined up with the grooves...

on other transmissions you would line the groove up with the hole, which...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
anybody know the bushing orientation? i have...

anybody know the bushing orientation?

i have the whole thing apart and ready to go back together, someone has been in this trans before... the top two bolts were absurd to get out, due to rtv...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
that for sure, including the differential housing...

that for sure, including the differential housing angle, which could be from worn bushings, etc...
if you replace the rear axle bushes, do them all at once, doing just the torque rods while the axle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
Yikes, i almost threw in for a volvo one, but.......

Yikes, i almost threw in for a volvo one, but.... this car... is something i saved from salvage, i bought it for the price of scrap as it has sideswiped and smashed the passenger side. it is also a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,338
Posted By odinthewanderer
http://www.davebarton.com/pdf/240_OverdriveAutoRel...

http://www.davebarton.com/pdf/240_OverdriveAutoRelays.pdf
http://www.davebarton.com/volvo240mods.html

And a lot more compiled here, though i dont personally know the changes in differing years,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
thanks everyone, here is a new tool:...

thanks everyone, here is a new tool: http://www.ebay.com/itm/SST-0159-A-Volvo-Extension-Housing-Bushing-Remover-Installer-Transmission-Tool-/191845109149

there are a bunch of used miller brand...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
Thankyou! i am not familiar with hiperfauto, any...

Thankyou! i am not familiar with hiperfauto, any more info on that tool would be very welcome.
do you mean these?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,255
Posted By odinthewanderer
THIS! like i said earlier, i had one literally...

THIS! like i said earlier, i had one literally fill with water and freeze in the winter. That resolves this problem.

You can also bust those open and do a visual inspection.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,545
Posted By odinthewanderer
so, headsup, i was about to tackle what i thought...

so, headsup, i was about to tackle what i thought was going to be the hanger bearing.

symtoms were the howling that would climb with vehicle speed, never really got louder, and stayed pretty much...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,306
Posted By odinthewanderer
aw70 tailshaft bushing, advice.

Hey guys, so, what i assumed was the center bearing issue is actually a dead tailshaft bushing.
this is a 1991 245, auto. i knew it leaked, but... yea. quite a bit a play and clatter at that rear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,507
Posted By odinthewanderer
LOL, yea.... i have a pretty tough boss... she...

LOL, yea.... i have a pretty tough boss... she happens to share my last name.


...but yea, BOOOHOO, the center bearing is NOT my issue, i got under there today and good lordy, the rear flange at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,255
Posted By odinthewanderer
i agree on the timing belt. We have some context...

i agree on the timing belt. We have some context but not a lot.
I seems he left the car at the airport, and when he got back it cranked but would not actually start.

OP, can you confirm the car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,255
Posted By odinthewanderer
on my U.S. model 240, 1992, lh2.4: fuse #7 is...

on my U.S. model 240, 1992, lh2.4:
fuse #7 is brake lights, abs, and shiftlock
fuse #6 is fuel injection and fuel pump
fuse #4 is primary fuel pump, heating element and o2 sensor.

i spray that...
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