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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By dl242gt
That is the same price as a rebuilt M47 exchange...

That is the same price as a rebuilt M47 exchange from Volvo last time I checked. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By dl242gt
I think you can check out the members site on...

I think you can check out the members site on here user name Duder. He sells the board and setup and should be able to direct you to a place to buy the coil pack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By dl242gt
Welcome aboard. I want to know what fuel...

Welcome aboard. I want to know what fuel management do you have? From your description it seems like LH2.4 with the ignition amp next to the battery in the left inner fender. But I'm not familiar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,114
Posted By dl242gt
The rust coast is so mean to your car if you keep...

The rust coast is so mean to your car if you keep them outside. For my 240s the storage isn't big enough for cars that large. So they get dirty.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By dl242gt
OK well to go over how you test. Valve open so...

OK well to go over how you test. Valve open so fuel flows to gauge and through the hose back to the fuel distributor is control pressure. You should see this start low and rise as the engine warms...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By dl242gt
Aren't they the loop washers that hold return...

Aren't they the loop washers that hold return springs? It's been awhile and maybe I'm thinking of a different setup. Also not unusual to have to make half washer spacers. The B20 in my 69 wagon was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,114
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you got them. The B cam is a nice upgrade....

Glad you got them. The B cam is a nice upgrade. It won't be as smooth but it's not lumpy gravy either. Still a stock cam for easy to pass emissions testing if you have that where you live.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 250
Posted By dl242gt
You can test the resistor as suggested. Many...

You can test the resistor as suggested. Many times it is just the motor has failed. But the resistors fail as well. Test with a meter like described earlier.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,114
Posted By dl242gt
Rent the shim kit. It's worth it. Then you have...

Rent the shim kit. It's worth it. Then you have all the sizes you need and once it's returned you only pay for the ones you used. PM hiperfauto and ask if he has a kit for rent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 250
Posted By dl242gt
Oh well, if you know the fuse is good. Then the...

Oh well, if you know the fuse is good. Then the fan motor is probably gone. I use FCPEuro, EEuroparts, and Rock auto for this stuff nowadays. FCP is nice with the warranty which they have always...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By dl242gt
It's a big job at a shop and a big diy job if you...

It's a big job at a shop and a big diy job if you are going to be a diy. That being said you can usually get the stud out if it's above the head. But it can require welding to the stud and if it...
Forum: showroom 10-13-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,455
Posted By dl242gt
I did try autocross one other time with my 76...

I did try autocross one other time with my 76 rabbit back in the 80s. That thing was a blast for this type of motorsport.

I still have my Rookie award fridge magnet. lol. Rallycross seems to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 250
Posted By dl242gt
A good quick test to see if it is the resistor is...

A good quick test to see if it is the resistor is to put your fan setting on 4. If the fan is running on high speed and runs good. Only the resistor is bad. High speed setting bypasses the resistor....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By dl242gt
If you know spark gets to the distributor cap but...

If you know spark gets to the distributor cap but doesn't get to the spark plugs. Then use a flat screwdriver and pop off the clips and look inside the distributor cap. There is a carbon contact...
Forum: showroom 10-10-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By dl242gt
It really is amazing the various ways people...

It really is amazing the various ways people 'appreciate' their volvos.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By dl242gt
He bought the M90 from the area of the world...

He bought the M90 from the area of the world where people can supply one. If you can do it. It is a nice option for a manual swap. Should drive really nice with the swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 632
Posted By dl242gt
What is the valve lash set at? Try advancing the...

What is the valve lash set at? Try advancing the cam a bit maybe six degrees advanced?

After that it's probably what I wrote in my earlier post. I can't see the link to your video.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,114
Posted By dl242gt
Just don't turn the cam by the bolt on the gear....

Just don't turn the cam by the bolt on the gear. Turn it by the outer part of the sprocket.
Forum: showroom 10-09-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,521
Posted By dl242gt
What happened to the person who owned the present...

What happened to the person who owned the present front page car? I haven't seen a post from him in many years.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By dl242gt
Team Dynamics wheels are light and reasonably...

Team Dynamics wheels are light and reasonably priced for a performance wheel that actually gives you some performance. https://www.rimstock.com

I had a set of the 15 x 7 wheels and they were only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,114
Posted By dl242gt
To measure the clearance on each cylinder you...

To measure the clearance on each cylinder you will have to rotate the engine to each position that has the cam lobes like number one is when it is firing. Both valves closed. Start at number one like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By dl242gt
If the sensors were good. I would just keep using...

If the sensors were good. I would just keep using them. I just had to have the head off on my 93 wagon and I kept the old sensors which were working fine. Clean up the connections and make sure there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 632
Posted By dl242gt
Get a set of the angled feeler gauges. They are a...

Get a set of the angled feeler gauges. They are a bit easier to insert to measure the clearance. I use .014, .015, .016" as a go no go or too loose to get them around .015" cold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By dl242gt
IIRC the momentary switch started in 83 or 84....

IIRC the momentary switch started in 83 or 84. Nice feature so rear defroster runs long enough to work and then shuts down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,341
Posted By dl242gt
Unless you are building race car why mess with...

Unless you are building race car why mess with what works and works well? When the instrument cluster is bypassed with the substitute charge light. The other lights won't get tested on initial key...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By dl242gt
Oh and the alternator wiring can decay where it...

Oh and the alternator wiring can decay where it goes under the crankshaft pulley and toward the alternator and wiring does decay at the big gray plugs at the rear of the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By dl242gt
It seems like you have figured it out but are not...

It seems like you have figured it out but are not listening to the symptom. You wrote your dash light is off. The manual told you if that light is off you get no charging. So your next step is to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By dl242gt
Another clunk from the rear of the car is that...

Another clunk from the rear of the car is that rear ujoint. It takes a lot of abuse.

But the wandering is bushing related for the most part. Also how are the shocks? if they are worn they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By dl242gt
Unless they are pristine. Replace the exhaust...

Unless they are pristine. Replace the exhaust manifold studs. Replace the rear cam plug while easier to access. Replace the valve hushers while easier to access.

Also a good time to put in the B...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 715
Posted By dl242gt
LOL he wrote pop your boot. (Bevis or Butthead...

LOL he wrote pop your boot. (Bevis or Butthead inflection)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 632
Posted By dl242gt
With a mild street performance cam like a enem...

With a mild street performance cam like a enem V15. A B230 is not going to idle like a M or even the T cam. The K cam has about another 20 degrees of duration compared to my V15 or a B cam which both...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By dl242gt
From reading your post you are headed in the...

From reading your post you are headed in the right direction. Get that bad old bushing out of there. I have used poly in that location without issue. This is also a pretty hard rubber bushing in that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 632
Posted By dl242gt
The idle you are experiencing is probably normal...

The idle you are experiencing is probably normal for an engine that is using a K cam. Another thought with that timing wandering you mentioned. That isn't normal in my experience. It could be the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By dl242gt
The only think you have to watch out for with...

The only think you have to watch out for with parking brake cables is whether the cable was manufactured with the square piece on the end so it fits into the brake handle properly. If it doesn't have...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 715
Posted By dl242gt
Well if you are small enough. You could always...

Well if you are small enough. You could always access the trunk through the ski hole in the rear seat. lol

My 82 turbo didn't have a trunk popper. But my 84 did. Someone had to check the box on...
Forum: events 10-05-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,718
Posted By dl242gt
Just looked at the location today and met a few...

Just looked at the location today and met a few of the folks that run the place. It's a nice workshop and storage area for the main museum and has plenty of room.
It's an easy ride from my area...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,528
Posted By dl242gt
Eww, it's bad enough having the bland beige...

Eww, it's bad enough having the bland beige interior but the paint color is dark green metallic. Please don't call it teal. lol.

I wonder who has the most miles on a classic edition? I feel like...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,528
Posted By dl242gt
[QUOTE=Texas240;5864571]theres a small...

[QUOTE=Texas240;5864571]theres a small indignation in the upper left of the glove box. Drill that hole out and the button goes there and the plate goes between the button and the small little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By dl242gt
If it is getting fuel and there is no spark. That...

If it is getting fuel and there is no spark. That usually means something in the secondary ignition is the culprit. The fuel injection ecu uses the engine speed signal from the coil so if that wasn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By dl242gt
You want to do as Z suggests and be ready to...

You want to do as Z suggests and be ready to trouble shoot. Intermittent issues are the toughest because when it happens is the only chance for testing.

Plus all too often it can be a couple of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By dl242gt
Put the car up on stands and take a good close...

Put the car up on stands and take a good close look at the fuel accumulator. If it is covered with rust and seems about to crack open or has fuel seeping from the vent hole. That is bad and you want...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 755
Posted By dl242gt
You know another easy thing to try is smaller...

You know another easy thing to try is smaller diameter tires. That way you can tell if it helps the bog and gearing all at once.

Just try some stock tires like a 195/60-15. Or a smaller diameter...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 755
Posted By dl242gt
I have an old M46 in the barn you can swap it...

I have an old M46 in the barn you can swap it out. You can get rid of that pesky trans and give it to me. LOL.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 755
Posted By dl242gt
There is a label on the rear axle just to the...

There is a label on the rear axle just to the left of the differential. It's on the axle housing and will probably be quite dirty. Be sure to clean it with just soapy water so you don't ruin the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,517
Posted By dl242gt
What a wonderful weekend. Lime Rock Labor day...

What a wonderful weekend. Lime Rock Labor day races was one of our stops long ago. Back then the VSCCA wouldn't let anything newer than 1959 run with them. Glad to see they have updated the rules a...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 154,501
Posted By dl242gt
That's a great photo! This is the time to let...

That's a great photo! This is the time to let things go a bit slower. Don't do two projects at once. One at a time and when it's the time for the next you'll be ready. The truck is awesome giving you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 758
Posted By dl242gt
Another thing you can do to have longer lasting...

Another thing you can do to have longer lasting bushings on the upper alternator bracket on a 240 is using the later B230 setup. The earlier B230 uses an upper bracket with a long cylinder with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By dl242gt
The other hot start stuff that helps are the fuel...

The other hot start stuff that helps are the fuel pump check valve and the accumulator. The accumulator slowly dies from the inside. Once I had all three main things sorted out on my turbo the hot...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By dl242gt
We just had this thread about the wiper system....

We just had this thread about the wiper system. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=344858&highlight=wiper
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,046
Posted By dl242gt
I know this may not be related. But I have...

I know this may not be related. But I have experienced the coil wire arcing to the body. If you have the horizontal coil the coil wire with it's ninety degree connector goes very close to the body...
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