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Forum: showroom 10-20-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9,561
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Posted By yugo4life
Super clean! Makes me want to get a 9 series...

Super clean! Makes me want to get a 9 series every time I see it.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,225
Posted By yugo4life
Dang, that is a sweet setup! I would love to...

Dang, that is a sweet setup! I would love to start this engine swap now, but there are so many things I need to fix first.

I finally got around to replacing the absolute trash seat covers in...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,225
Posted By yugo4life
Bingo! 3.7L and MT-82 six speed from 2012...

Bingo! 3.7L and MT-82 six speed from 2012 mustang. Lightweight, 305hp (tune+boltons = 350hp) and 31mpg...yes please! I drive my 240 every single day, through rain, snow, sun, etc. so I want something...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,225
Posted By yugo4life
Its been a while since I was able to do much work...

Its been a while since I was able to do much work to Volvomort, but I got a little bit of maintenance complete and a bit of fun stuff as well!

My overdrive button has always been intermittent, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By yugo4life
The battery is less than a month old, but I will...

The battery is less than a month old, but I will check it and the alternator before I leave since I do actually have my multimeter with me.



Good question, I should have been more clear. When...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By yugo4life
So I popped out to the parking lot between...

So I popped out to the parking lot between meetings and it started right up. No lights on the dash or anything. Not confidence inspiring, but I will take it for now...hopefully it still starts right...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By yugo4life
Issues of the day

So yesterday I changed the oil in Volvomort and was working a bit on the placement of the IAC valve. I buttoned it up and all seemed good. Just as I was pulling into the parking lot at work this...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 118,072
Posted By yugo4life
Man, that is perfect! Looks like it could have...

Man, that is perfect! Looks like it could have been a high performance factory option!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By yugo4life
I know LH2.4 is a learning system, but is LH2.2?...

I know LH2.4 is a learning system, but is LH2.2? I have kept the LH2.2 in the car as I wanted to do it anyway and it didn't seem to initially make any difference. The day I changed the fuel pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By yugo4life
Well, I solved half my problem. I kept getting...

Well, I solved half my problem. I kept getting whiffs of gas as I was poking around under the hood so I pulled the vacuum hose off the fuel pressure regulator and found fuel squirting out from the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 118,072
Posted By yugo4life
Great build so far! I love the idea of using the...

Great build so far! I love the idea of using the stock headrests on the recaros, can't wait to see how that turns out! Great job on the ARE 398's as well, those barrels look sharp! What tires are you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By yugo4life
Odd stumble/miss

Please help! I have been having this intermittent miss that has become progressively worse in the last few weeks and I don't know what else to check. I have searched about AMM issues, IAC issues and...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,225
Posted By yugo4life
Definitely do! Yeah, she doesn't care...

Definitely do!



Yeah, she doesn't care for the volvo, but really only because it is a turd at the moment. If it were nice, she would like it. The Yugo I had was a super fun car to drive daily....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,225
Posted By yugo4life
Not much has gone on the last couple of months...

Not much has gone on the last couple of months with Volvomort as I have been distracted with finishing up some house projects this summer. I took a few more parts off the parts car and diagnosed a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,627
Posted By yugo4life
Awesome, that's what I was thinking regarding the...

Awesome, that's what I was thinking regarding the rewiring for 2.2, but it is always nice to hear it from someone who has done it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,627
Posted By yugo4life
Thanks for the offer! I am keeping the car N/A...

Thanks for the offer! I am keeping the car N/A for now, but had considered adding ezk and then just swapping out the ECU if I ever turbo.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 93,084
Posted By yugo4life
I love me some GTA's! That's what I was looking...

I love me some GTA's! That's what I was looking for before I got a killer deal on a set of 16X9.5 ARE 398s.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,627
Posted By yugo4life
The 2.0 harness that is in the car looks good and...

The 2.0 harness that is in the car looks good and hasn't given me any issues once I repaired the oil pressure sender wire. That was the only one that was really crusty that I have seen so far. I will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,627
Posted By yugo4life
LH 2.0 to 2.2 and coil question

I have an 84 244 as my daily and picked up an 87 parts car, mainly for the interior. Since I have it though, I was looking to swap to LH2.2 using the 2.0 harness. I know I had found a thread at one...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 578,805
Posted By yugo4life
The thing I love most about your car is that you...

The thing I love most about your car is that you built it to use. Too many cars (not necessarily in the volvo community) that have the same amount of extensive modification and devotion to detail as...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 167,225
Posted By yugo4life
That looks right at home there! I drove a '99...

That looks right at home there! I drove a '99 Cobra for a while and loved the 4V for its smooth power and sound at higher rpms. I didn't realize till now that your car is a wagon. Power of a Cobra,...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-06-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 115,373
Posted By yugo4life
I will definitely have too look into this as well...

I will definitely have too look into this as well as I have a set of 5x120 wheels that I would like to install and was trying to determine the best route for this. Adapters are obviously the easiest...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 167,225
Posted By yugo4life
People love the 2 doors for the rarity and...

People love the 2 doors for the rarity and sportiness and the wagons for the extra quirkiness and practicality. I chose the 4 door as the best compromise between the two.

Been loving this thread,...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,225
Posted By yugo4life
Awesome, thanks for the info! I would like to run...

Awesome, thanks for the info! I would like to run a 245/45, but I will have to see when I get back around to these. I have stripped out most of the interior I plan to use, but have been sidetracked...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,225
Posted By yugo4life
Dang, that's a lot of beef under those wheel...

Dang, that's a lot of beef under those wheel wells! Now I REALLY want to make these work! I am not sure if I want to keep the black centers though or go with a dark gray. The paint isn't in the best...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,331
Posted By yugo4life
Interesting pin striping on the hood. To be...

Interesting pin striping on the hood. To be honest, I can't tell if I like or not yet. I will have to wait and see it all cleaned up.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,225
Posted By yugo4life
Yeah, he was one I was thinking of. I know he...

Yeah, he was one I was thinking of. I know he pulled the rear quarter by drilling out the spot welds and pushing it out, but I don't remember what he did to the front. I will have to check his build...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,225
Posted By yugo4life
There are two parts of my car brain that are...

There are two parts of my car brain that are constantly battling. One side says to make a nice daily driver that is comfortable, reliable and looks just like a plain ol' nice car. The other side says...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,225
Posted By yugo4life
Lord Volvomort

I picked up this 84 244 late last year for $300 to serve as my DD for a while. I was looking for a dirt cheap car to get me by, but really didn't want a soul sucking civic or escort. I have always...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By yugo4life
Awesome, thanks for the info! A lot of the new...

Awesome, thanks for the info! A lot of the new radios look weird to me, but if I can find one that looks relatively normal, I might do that. Otherwise, I may just stick to no radio and the soothing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By yugo4life
Factory radio

Anyone know what factory radio came in my 84 240 GL? It has a CR-3183 now, but looking around, I think this was a later model unit. I don't listen to the radio much at all, but wouldn't mind adding...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 94,039
Posted By yugo4life
I know this is an old thread, but do you remember...

I know this is an old thread, but do you remember what tire size is on the crown vic wheels? I really loved the look of those!
Forum: events 04-11-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,620
Posted By yugo4life
Looks like a great spot to camp and LOVE all...

Looks like a great spot to camp and LOVE all three rides in the last pic!
Forum: events 04-10-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,620
Posted By yugo4life
Got any pictures to share? I went a few years ago...

Got any pictures to share? I went a few years ago with my Dad and brothers. Rode my 1979 KZ650 the whole way and it was one of the best road trips I have ever had. Beautiful scenery and great fun on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By yugo4life
Thanks for the ideas! Now just need to find time...

Thanks for the ideas! Now just need to find time to hit the junkyard!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By yugo4life
Any options for back seats as well? The back seat...

Any options for back seats as well? The back seat bottom is not too bad, but the back of the seat is ripped in multiple spots where the sun weakened the seems. I know people have put 850 front seats...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By yugo4life
240 headrest interchangeability

Anybody know if the 240 headrests fit the 850 seats or any other seats?

The front leather seats on my 84 240 are swiss cheese and I am debating on either replacing the seat covers or just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,745
Posted By yugo4life
I found the culprit! I listened to the #1 and #2...

I found the culprit! I listened to the #1 and #2 injectors and both sounded similar, but, since I had already confirmed that spark was "good" I decided to swap the 1 and 2 injector. Wouldn't you know...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,745
Posted By yugo4life
Bad Joke

What's slower than a stock 1984 244 GL?

A 1984 244 GL with the bad injector mod!

Driving to work this morning, the swede steed all of a sudden started missing horribly with a significant...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By yugo4life
Forgot to add my signature in the original post....

Forgot to add my signature in the original post. It has 174k and is bone stock as far as I can tell. I know for sure it has an M cam and the rest looks original as well.

My main concern is if I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,482
Posted By yugo4life
Heated seats are definitely on the future list...

Heated seats are definitely on the future list for this car!

That's what I was afraid of. The fans slid right onto the shaft so I didn't realize there were any flats to align. I may epoxy some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By yugo4life
Another valve lash question

I know this procedure has been covered a million times, but I couldn't find specifically what I was looking for. I checked the valve lash yesterday and measured the clearances below on a cold engine....
Forum: showroom 12-18-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,022
Posted By yugo4life
That looks fantastic with the spring cut! I plan...

That looks fantastic with the spring cut! I plan on doing the same thing to my 84 244 GL after Christmas. Mine looks identical to yours except the Draco's that came with it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,482
Posted By yugo4life
annoying heater core/blower motor issues

So I picked up a 1984 244 GL in October for DD duties knowing that the heater core and blower motor were both bad. I have since replaced both and the resistor, but I ran into a couple of minor...
Forum: website & board 12-10-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,243
Posted By yugo4life
At this point in time, I trust nothing that the...

At this point in time, I trust nothing that the PO (or the last 2 PO's) did. It has rust in the pans and they used spray in house insulation to fill the gaps. I saw this when I bought it, but that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By yugo4life
Yeah, I just replaced the heater core and fan...

Yeah, I just replaced the heater core and fan last month and this looks like a piece of cake in comparison.

I replaced the thermostat and flushed the coolant (straight water at this point just to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By yugo4life
So, I changed the thermostat last night and while...

So, I changed the thermostat last night and while it seemed intact and functional, I did not test it. It did have some gooey/fibrous junk wrapped around the internal shaft. I will post pictures when...
Forum: website & board 12-06-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,243
Posted By yugo4life
I am in the Peoria area. I see you are in St....

I am in the Peoria area. I see you are in St. Louis, all my family is spread between Arnold and Bonne Terre. I will actually be visiting this weekend for a planned Ikea trip, but I won't be bringing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By yugo4life
Yes, the small hose to the coolant reservoir has...

Yes, the small hose to the coolant reservoir has blown off at the reservoir. The car has a black cap. I have a new thermostat ready to go in, so I may start there. I have a timing belt and water pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By yugo4life
Head gasket?

I just purchased a 1984 244 GL in October to serve as my DD. There was a known coolant leak when I bought it and the PO admitted that he had added stop leak to the system. I have daily driven it for...
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