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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By K9 240
I made my own torque rods adjustable using a heim...

I made my own torque rods adjustable using a heim joint & a threaded insert at one end only (poly at the other).
Might be a stretch but would it be possible to find a joint the right size with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,228
Posted By K9 240
Hi Eivl Did you manage to sort this out in the...

Hi Eivl
Did you manage to sort this out in the end?
I have a similar problem. Car was running fine, I added a cat to the exhaust system (3"), reset LH2.4 & now surges between 1200 & 2000 rpm. All...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 738
Posted By K9 240
Hi What's the volume of that washer bottle? I...

Hi
What's the volume of that washer bottle?
I moved my washer bottle to the rear butt cheek, next to the battery. The front to back piping is already there, just need to splice into it at the back...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By K9 240
Looks like you're making good progress so far! ...

Looks like you're making good progress so far!
following with interest as I have a block on the stand as a work in progress.
If I could quiz you over a couple of things.....
I've not seen the oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,366
Posted By K9 240
lorcand20 - I'm still using the Deka injectors....

lorcand20 - I'm still using the Deka injectors. I'd use the larger AMM you have - if you find you need to change it you can put your old AMM guts into a slightly larger tube. There is a formula to...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,366
Posted By K9 240
Hi - Looks like exciting times ahead! A couple...

Hi - Looks like exciting times ahead!
A couple of things -
What is the spray pattern on those injectors? I found that anything other than a narrowish cone will lead to an uneven idle. This wasn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,998
Posted By K9 240
Is this turbo going on your 240 or the 940? ...

Is this turbo going on your 240 or the 940? -hope for your sake it's the 940!
I fitted a turbo in a 240 & it was a nightmare- your turbo looks bigger than the one I have!
It's best to trial fit...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,756
Posted By K9 240
If you're buying new, there are 740 or 940...

If you're buying new, there are 740 or 940 radiators you can get that are the same width as the 740/940, but aren't as deep. They don't have the part that hangs below the crossmenber.
They fit in...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,195
Posted By K9 240
I've had one of those recirc valves with the 34mm...

I've had one of those recirc valves with the 34mm outlets on mine for a few weeks now. Can't hear it when it operates (just hope it works!) There's a lot of them on ebay for not a lot - mostly...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By K9 240
Hi Kim Just reading through this again as it...

Hi Kim
Just reading through this again as it seems a really odd problem.
The thing that will produce these symptoms is a very out of balance fuel/air mixture (apart from electrical gremlins!) -...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,905
Posted By K9 240
I'm just about to put one of these turbos on my...

I'm just about to put one of these turbos on my right hand drive 240.
If the manifolds I made fit - have the brake booster/master cylinder & steering shaft to contend with - what is the best "break...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,593
Posted By K9 240
Hi Jonesyboi There's a few things you could do...

Hi Jonesyboi
There's a few things you could do using K-jet & later efi parts - these are a couple of ideas -
Use the K-jet intake with welded in bungs for the later injectors/fuel rail assembly -...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By K9 240
Have you seen ...

Have you seen
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/B230-B200-Volvo-Red-Block-8v-exhaust-manifold-flange/183041878776?hash=item2a9e256af8:g:kBQAAOSw6VRaJcwo

was looking as my plan B option - just don't buy...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By K9 240
I've already got the turbo (ebay bargain) & the...

I've already got the turbo (ebay bargain) & the elbows & pipe. Just don't want to get it in there on a J pipe & find the exhaust has no where to go.
Straight up & out of the bonnet would be very...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,869
Posted By K9 240
You could always rebuild your 15G with a bigger...

You could always rebuild your 15G with a bigger coldside (20T?) - supposed to be an upgrade.
Tim
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By K9 240
Talking of Mitsu twin scrolls

The recent current thread on twinscrolls is very interesting to me as I've been gathering the bits to put a twin scroll on my 240. I'm now ready & getting things set up on a spare engine (on stand)...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By K9 240
I moved the washer bottle to the rear with my...

I moved the washer bottle to the rear with my battery. Cut a big hole with a circular saw where the washer bottle used to be & ran the 3" tubing from the turbo/AMM through the hole to the void in...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By K9 240
There is a "How to restore hotlinked photobucket...

There is a "How to restore hotlinked photobucket images" link stickied on the restoration & projects section.
Tim
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By K9 240
I moved the washer bottle & battery to rear butt...

I moved the washer bottle & battery to rear butt cheek - snug fit but ok. Also added buchka wasted spark which gets rid of the coil & associated wiring.
I think a lot of the wiring by your brake...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By K9 240
There is a standard fuel rail with a take off for...

There is a standard fuel rail with a take off for (I think) the start up injector, instead of the shrader valve. It comes with the hard nylon line to the injector, but the fitting could be replaced. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,343
Posted By K9 240
Hi I like the way your car is coming together. ...

Hi
I like the way your car is coming together.
I fit an egg crate grill on my (UK) 1993 240 & always felt the gap between the headlights & the grill was just that bit too much. On the version of...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By K9 240
Hi Tom You'll need to replace the rubber mounts...

Hi Tom
You'll need to replace the rubber mounts with new or poly (landrover mounts work well) The metal part of the mount should be moved from the old to new engine.
You may be able to find a M90...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,998
Posted By K9 240
Hi I did my +T a few years ago. The oil pan...

Hi
I did my +T a few years ago.
The oil pan removal is definately the worst part. I didn't have to remove the steering rack, only unbolt it from the steering wheel & crossmember - just remember to...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,222
Posted By K9 240
When I was doing my rear suspension I was going...

When I was doing my rear suspension I was going for spherical joints on the axle & poly for the chassis connections. Made my own adjustable panhard bar & torque arms & used Ben's spherical tab....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,862
Posted By K9 240
Not wanting to muddy the waters here, but wasn't...

Not wanting to muddy the waters here, but wasn't there a thread a good while back discussing whether or not a connection from the Y connector to the inlet manifold was needed on a turbo motor? - &...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By K9 240
The fpr has the bar pressure stamped on the side....

The fpr has the bar pressure stamped on the side. When I wanted a 2.5 fpr to try with some larger injectors, I spent months looking through the junk in my garage for the n/a fuel rail I had taken off...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,130
Posted By K9 240
Someone mentioned the Landrover mounts a good...

Someone mentioned the Landrover mounts a good while back. I've been using them for about two years without issue. I was +Ting & had to raise the engine/loosen the steering rack to get the pan out so...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,682
Posted By K9 240
You can get fittings that bolt through a hole in...

You can get fittings that bolt through a hole in the pan. Come in a variety of different angles & seal well - I've used one for a couple of years on my +T.
Or are you saying you don't want to route...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2017, 04:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By K9 240
Hi Sweep You can use an alloy induction pipe...

Hi Sweep
You can use an alloy induction pipe with a 1" T-piece & integrate it into your induction system.
I think the original pipe from the breather box fits into a 1" tube (secured with a jubilee...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,682
Posted By K9 240
Hi thismachine I have a turbo block in the...

Hi thismachine
I have a turbo block in the garage which I have just measured for you.
I have the engine straight up on the stand so the pad looks angled on the outside but flat (vertical) on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,069
Posted By K9 240
I would keep driving it so that LH can learn....

I would keep driving it so that LH can learn. Just be careful if you go into boost etc. It may take a few miles for it to settle down.
Tim
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,448
Posted By K9 240
I'm using those injectors in my 2ltr 240 on LH2.4...

I'm using those injectors in my 2ltr 240 on LH2.4 with TLOA chips.
I think the only problem is not the size but the spray pattern which is a wider angle cone than stock. On the stock inlet manifold...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,069
Posted By K9 240
Hi I have the 2ltr engine as well - no problems...

Hi
I have the 2ltr engine as well - no problems running with chips etc.
Is this a rebuilt engine starting for first time or a running car that you adding to ?
Reason for asking is whether things...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,672
Posted By K9 240
When I was getting ready to add a turbo/larger...

When I was getting ready to add a turbo/larger amm & tb I wanted larger newer injectors too. Not knowing anything about injectors, but having LH2.4 I just bought some that should be future proof in...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By K9 240
was it this one? ...

was it this one?
http://www.stonis-world.com/headwork.html
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,788
Posted By K9 240
Hey Sparkles I also got the stage I cam in the...

Hey Sparkles
I also got the stage I cam in the gb and I like it over the standard cam that was in there before. Decided to be sensible for once & not get the stage II to keep a more usable rev...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,160
Posted By K9 240
Great ! very interested in this - especially if...

Great ! very interested in this - especially if it's going in that 240.
I'd looked at BMW six speeds but decided that the ratio's didn't offer any advantage over the M90 (which I already have,...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By K9 240
Hi Fumo You sound like you have a similar set...

Hi Fumo
You sound like you have a similar set up to mine - 960 MAF (Do you have the bigger throttle body too?); 600cc + injectors; intercooler; uprated cam; 15G turbo; TLAO chips etc. I too go very...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,572
Posted By K9 240
Hi Boosted I'm using the 60lb injectors too -...

Hi Boosted
I'm using the 60lb injectors too - mine fired right up as you thought they should. I am running the 3" AMM & throttle body, chips etc. Only problem I had was an unsteady idle which did...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,568
Posted By K9 240
Hi Dan Yeah - I know what you mean, but I've...

Hi Dan
Yeah - I know what you mean, but I've never been a fan of that look - looks like the bonnet doesn't shut properly to me.
Having said that, due to the aforementioned rust issues, I had to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,568
Posted By K9 240
Hi, I was thinking about the "pressurised" engine...

Hi, I was thinking about the "pressurised" engine bay & ways to vent it.
Would there be any advantage in cutting a hole or holes through the cowl/bulkhead in the area under the bonnet to vent out...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,568
Posted By K9 240
I remember reading about someones attempts to...

I remember reading about someones attempts to improve the airflow at the back of their wagon some time ago. Of course I cannot remember who it was or what their motives for the improvement were, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,886
Posted By K9 240
Are those the yellow top n/a injectors you have...

Are those the yellow top n/a injectors you have in your photo?
If you have +T'd the engine, it won't run right/well/hardly at all with those. The turbo EZK/ECU need the turbo injectors (with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,575
Posted By K9 240
The Olds diesel block was very beefy. I think...

The Olds diesel block was very beefy. I think Mondello sell/sold a kit for using the block to make very strong small block or could be bored out/stroked etc. Only downside was it still heavier than...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,845
Posted By K9 240
I have a '93 240. LH2.4. When I was in the...

I have a '93 240. LH2.4. When I was in the process of going +t I tried to do as much as I could before actually modding the car & adding the turbo etc.
I put in the turbo ecu's which had TLAO...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,034
Posted By K9 240
I have a '93 240 with LH2.4 & no cold start...

I have a '93 240 with LH2.4 & no cold start injector. I recently bought a fuel rail with the cold start injector nipple with the idea of attaching a fuel pressure gauge to the nipple. Anyone else...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,270
Posted By K9 240
There is a 740 radiator (at least in the UK) that...

There is a 740 radiator (at least in the UK) that is wider but not deeper than the 240 one & fits on the original support, still need to remove the airbox of course. I put one in my 240 when I did...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,948
Posted By K9 240
You can check the flow rates of various injectors...

You can check the flow rates of various injectors by looking their part number up on here http://users.erols.com/srweiss/tableifc.htm
Just scroll down til you find the right number.
Tim
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,966
Posted By K9 240
I had similar idle problems to that on my 8v....

I had similar idle problems to that on my 8v. (+T, TLOA chips 15g etc).
I had the siemens deka 60lb injectors. Car went great - except for idle. I could have put up with it no problem but it failed...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By K9 240
Thanks for the replies. I have a 15G at the...

Thanks for the replies.
I have a 15G at the moment, but also have an evo twin scroll (TD05HR-16G6 9.8T) waiting on the shelf which will have a J pipe & n/a manifold. Wanted to get the bends & stuff...
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