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Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,452
Posted By malloy1
Really? ->Vacuum pump can't keep up the...

Really?

->Vacuum pump can't keep up the speed when climbing a slight hill. I live in Colorado, so the terrain is up and down, not flat (sometimes up for a long way).
->No speed adjustment...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,452
Posted By malloy1
240: Cruise Control Options

Everyone knows the Volvo ones suck.

Anybody have any suggestions for an aftermarket or modified (from other maker/model) cruise control systems for a '90 240?

Paul
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 70,262
Posted By malloy1
A 240 Fuel Pump setup in my 122: ...

A 240 Fuel Pump setup in my 122:

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r168/malloy1/SurgeTank.jpg

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r168/malloy1/PumpSetup.jpg

Here a picture of the modified...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 647
Posted By malloy1
1993 air conditioner squealing fix

My AC has been squealing for awhile. Thought about trying the wire trick to tighten up the clutch, but I decided to try and clean out the clutch before going to that step.

So I sprayed a little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By malloy1
Well, that explains that. I never had a matte...

Well, that explains that. I never had a matte tach.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By malloy1
This is the one I've seen (this is from a 88...

This is the one I've seen (this is from a 88 240):

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r168/malloy1/240%20Volvo/88%20240%20tach_zps5wjli4l8.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,009
Posted By malloy1
Check out (BB 700/900 FAQ, but works for 240s...

Check out (BB 700/900 FAQ, but works for 240s too):

https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/EngineFIComputer.htm

I just bought a non-running 90 240, and looked through the BB FAQ, and got it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By malloy1
Wierdo Tach '89 240

Just picked up a couple of speedometer cluster at the local PnP, and one of them (89 240) had this tach I've never seen before. I'm referring to the back:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By malloy1
Yup! Bad AMM. Now it runs like it should. OBD...

Yup! Bad AMM. Now it runs like it should. OBD not throwing any codes. I'm sure the airbox thremostat is bad. Wished Volvo would of made them fail to the cold side instead of the hot side.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2016, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By malloy1
1990 240 Ground Locations

Just purchased a non-running 1990 240 sedan with a very nice body/paint and interior. California car with EGR system.

Fuel pumps weren't coming on and no spark, bypassed the fuel pump relay by...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,994
Posted By malloy1
I found this site too. Exploded view are great...

I found this site too. Exploded view are great resource plus helps to have the parts catalogue when ordering parts.

Site has the greenbooks from the PV to the 850 models, and the parts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,208
Posted By malloy1
OK - I haven't done much further with figuring...

OK - I haven't done much further with figuring this out, but did get a turbo gauge with PSI on it, it shows 3psi max boost.

If it was the cat, wouldn't the car have a noticeable lack of power? ...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,101
Posted By malloy1
Felt all around the hoses, and still seems OK. ...

Felt all around the hoses, and still seems OK.

Sounds like the time to replace my old plastic radiator with the new metal radiator that sitting in my shed. I can take the hoses off, check them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,208
Posted By malloy1
- The air side turbine has some play in it (a mm...

- The air side turbine has some play in it (a mm or two), but doesn't hit the housing, and spins freely.
- I've checked the WG rod again, it seems tight. I took the rod off the WG shaft arm, and I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,101
Posted By malloy1
All hoses look good - all seem connected...

All hoses look good - all seem connected correctly, no cracks or damage that I can see.

Seems easy enough to build a booster tester. All that needs to wait for another day.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,101
Posted By malloy1
Don't have a leak tester.

Don't have a leak tester.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,208
Posted By malloy1
This is what is driving me nuts, how can a...

This is what is driving me nuts, how can a leaking seal to the turbo drain pipe cause a clogged cat?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,208
Posted By malloy1
So you're saying that either the turbo is fried,...

So you're saying that either the turbo is fried, or the wastegate is open (wastegate actuator rod not adjusted correctly) or the wastegate valve is damaged?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,101
Posted By malloy1
Clip was on the WG shaft when I removed the...

Clip was on the WG shaft when I removed the actuator.

Removed the actuator, applied lung pressure to it (I see human lungs produce about 3 psi), the rod doesn't move. My football pump is dead, so...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,101
Posted By malloy1
CBV holds vacuum.

CBV holds vacuum.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,101
Posted By malloy1
Good - Pressure activates the valve. That's what...

Good - Pressure activates the valve. That's what I thought. I like the football pump method.



I assume you mean check to see if the hoses/IC are cracked/leaking. I've inspected them, and all...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,101
Posted By malloy1
Testing Wastegate Actuator TD04

How can the wastegate actuator be tested on a Mitsubishi TD04 turbo? Stock on a '93 940 with the integral CBV mounted vertically (same as below except for the CBV).

Problem is that the turbo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,208
Posted By malloy1
OK- So I took off the hose from the wastegate...

OK- So I took off the hose from the wastegate actuator to turbo housing. The car drove the same.

Next I took off the hose from the air filter housing to front of the turbo housing. The turbine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,208
Posted By malloy1
The car seems to be running fine. I never...

The car seems to be running fine. I never thought it had a lot of kick before, seems to be about the same before I touched the actuator. It's quicker than my '86 240 NA.

Maybe need to get a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,208
Posted By malloy1
I didn't adjust anything. it should be the same...

I didn't adjust anything. it should be the same as before I removed/replaced it.

It does have an adjustable wastegate actuator rod.

Really don't want to adjust anything until I go through it a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,208
Posted By malloy1
Any suggestions? I've stopped driving the car.

Any suggestions? I've stopped driving the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,208
Posted By malloy1
93 940 Turbo problem - Wastegate?

The other day I was driving my wife's 940 and the exhaust started to smoke, so I pulled over and checked it out. It turned out that the oil return pipe from the turbo to block seal was leaking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By malloy1
That's a bummer! Will the carpet set...

That's a bummer! Will the carpet set interchange? I may want to go get that since the car in the PnP is so nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By malloy1
Rear 1990 745 seats in a 1993 945T

I found a 1990 745 with a like new passenger seat and rear seat at a local PnP (The driver's seat was gone already, but found an ok 1994 944 driver's seat in the same material, no rips but dirty). ...
Forum: website & board 03-16-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By malloy1
Might want to lurk over on brickboard.com too. ...

Might want to lurk over on brickboard.com too.

There is a 122 discussion group here, but it nobody post there:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/group.php?groupid=61

If you thumb through the 10...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By malloy1
This may help: ...

This may help:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=230687&highlight=lh2%2A&page=2

For the speed signal:
...
Forum: article composition 11-09-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 182,002
Posted By malloy1
http://i1070.photobucket.com/albums/u495/Leonvl/BU...

http://i1070.photobucket.com/albums/u495/Leonvl/BUCHKASPARK.jpg





https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-B-F_EAld0Gc/T14vRoHnFkI/AAAAAAAAbsE/2ZcJr23XGJk/s800/photo.JPG
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,792
Posted By malloy1
http://forums.turbobricks.com/group.php?do=discuss...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/group.php?do=discuss&group=&discussionid=213
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,781
Posted By malloy1
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r168/malloy1/12...

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r168/malloy1/122bp-1.jpg

http://volvoamazonpictures.se/documents/drawing/122BP.pdf
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By malloy1
Seems to work: ...

Seems to work:

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r168/malloy1/TB%20Sale/940ACFix_zps62a425a7.jpg (http://s144.photobucket.com/user/malloy1/media/TB%20Sale/940ACFix_zps62a425a7.jpg.html)

I used...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By malloy1
https://www.brickboard.com/RWD/volvo/520893/940/96...

https://www.brickboard.com/RWD/volvo/520893/940/960/980/V90/S90/face_vent_acceleration_high_speed_ecc_change_defrost_floor_vacuum_motor.html

I'll try it.

Thanks-

Paul
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By malloy1
Air Conditioner Vacuum Problem- 940T

I bet this is a common problem, but can't seem to find any threads on the problem.

During acceleration (car is a turbo), the vents divert from body vent to floor/defrost.

Problem is that the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By malloy1
Planning on buying a new one, but I like to have...

Planning on buying a new one, but I like to have a backup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By malloy1
Redblock Volvos are getting pretty thin at the...

Redblock Volvos are getting pretty thin at the PNPs these days. I found one for $17 shipped, and I can put my 240 back together when I get back into town.

Paul
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By malloy1
Found one. Appreciate the help. Thanks-

Found one. Appreciate the help.
Thanks-
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By malloy1
It's a Bosch 0280160294.

It's a Bosch 0280160294.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By malloy1
Got a wiener! FPR is leaking fuel on the vacuum...

Got a wiener! FPR is leaking fuel on the vacuum side. I replaced in with one from my 240 (non-turbo), seems to work fine, idle is high.

I need to replace it with the correct one. If you have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By malloy1
I pulled off the AMM plug, and the car started...

I pulled off the AMM plug, and the car started right up. I changed the AMM and cleaned the K&N filter. Seems to start right up. Hopefully this was the problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By malloy1
Houston? You hated Colorado?

Houston? You hated Colorado?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By malloy1
'93 945T Hard Starting

Problem started a couple weeks ago and getting worst.

It use to start with just engaging the starter for a few cranks and releasing the key. Now, it takes 20 or more cranks, it stumbles, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By malloy1
Koyo 271699 Bellows - NLA- WTF?

Torn bellow (Right - I mean part # 271700) on my 93 940, and sure enough, it's a Koyo rack. No problem with the rack - everything is tight.

Are people using 270597 from the CAM/TRW racks?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By malloy1
Brake lines/bleeding system for a '93 Turbo

Just replaced the brakes today, and really didn't like how the rubber brake lines look.

Should I just OEM set, SS ones from IPD, or the cheapo ones from FCP?

How should the brake system be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By malloy1
OK- I got the new knob, and have a complete...

OK- I got the new knob, and have a complete shifter assembly to get setup so I can just drop it in. I was wondering if anybody has some directions on how to do it?

Boy, I just realized how long...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By malloy1
Could it be this kit (K70030-04): ...

Could it be this kit (K70030-04):

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sachs-K70030-04-New-Clutch-Kit-/130875317104?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item1e78c6db70&vxp=mtr

Or this one (K70030-03):...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,649
Posted By malloy1
I looked through a Sachs catalogue, and they...

I looked through a Sachs catalogue, and they don't list any 9" clutches with 15/16" for any models in their line.

The 264/740/760 (79-87) had 9" clutches with 1"/22-splines (only certain model...
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