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Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2020, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Fa182
Just throwing this out there ;-) ...

Just throwing this out there ;-)
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=357209
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Fa182
Yes I know HIPS, we use it for some of the cups...

Yes I know HIPS, we use it for some of the cups we make. I should've added "exterior" to components.

I work in a plastics packaging company (that also makes technical and automotive components and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Fa182
PS is too brittle and deteriorates way too fast...

PS is too brittle and deteriorates way too fast to use on automotive components.

Haven't seen one myself, it's probably either ABS but more likely PA (probably with 30% fibreglass, which is one of...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Fa182
Pretty sure it's been done a few times in the...

Pretty sure it's been done a few times in the motherland, here's one of the build threads from Garaget: https://www.garaget.org/forum/viewtopic.php?id=321896

There are also readily available motor...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Fa182
Instead of giving that guy money, you can buy the...

Instead of giving that guy money, you can buy the last wing directly from the ones who make them (Carbonlat in Latvia): http://carbonlat.com/gb/karbon-auto-1/volvo-241
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Fa182
Reblocks are prone to piston slap and it's...

Reblocks are prone to piston slap and it's usually nothing to be too concerned of.


+1
I also use Liqui Moly oil and noticed the same thing after using Catrol Magnatec for a while.
I use this...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By Fa182
I know nothing about these cars, but I was...

I know nothing about these cars, but I was curious and looked through the parts catalogue on gcp.se and it seems there is no downpipe without a cat, as the cat is basically the downpipe or part of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Fa182
#14 is...

#14 is https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-rubber-block-1329786
#15 is https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-washer-1272227
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By Fa182
This is one of the most TB things I've seen in a...

This is one of the most TB things I've seen in a while.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Fa182
:rofl: Also just saying, I bought my 16T on...

:rofl:

Also just saying, I bought my 16T on here (from Jonathan / swedishiron.com above) for way cheaper than anywhere in Europe even with shipping. :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Fa182
You don't necessarily need a tune afterwards but...

You don't necessarily need a tune afterwards but if you increase the boost it's wise to do so.
It's also important to have a look at your AFR if you increase the boost, so get a gauge unless you're...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By Fa182
Search no more and support Dave:...

Search no more and support Dave: https://www.prancingmoose.com/VolvoStickers.html#240bumperlabels
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By Fa182
FWIW, I had that when my silencer was falling...

FWIW, I had that when my silencer was falling apart due to rust and had some holes.
Replaced and the pop was gone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By Fa182
The Brickboard / VOC FAQ is also a great place to...

The Brickboard / VOC FAQ is also a great place to start: https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/FAQSummary1.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By Fa182
Parts catalogue shows 1216097 for the Turbo,...

Parts catalogue shows 1216097 for the Turbo, which says "marked 1031" on the following page.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,859
Posted By Fa182
Thank you! I wired an extra ground strap I...

Thank you!

I wired an extra ground strap I had in my parts bin directly from the fender ground connection to the battery negative as a temporary fix.
It seems to be working well for now, couldn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Fa182
Well our old Volvos came with different...

Well our old Volvos came with different headlights in the US compared to pretty much everywhere else in the world due to different regulations.

Headlights that came with the European market cars...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Fa182
That's a standard H4 bulb that most EU cars use....

That's a standard H4 bulb that most EU cars use. I assume you have E-Codes on your car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Fa182
It should be a regular 9004 bulb for the US...

It should be a regular 9004 bulb for the US headlights.
https://www.ipdusa.com/products/6478/100940-volvo-headlamp-high-low-beam-bulb-9004-200-700-900-flosser-989821
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,859
Posted By Fa182
Well here I am again having the same issues...

Well here I am again having the same issues almost a year later.
Exactly the same things are happening, brief cutout during the ABS self-diag test and the car stalls again when switching on the high...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Fa182
https://volvoforums.com/forum/attachments/volvo-24...

https://volvoforums.com/forum/attachments/volvo-240-740-940-12/2111d1264476371-91-240-tail-lights-pg17b.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By Fa182
Yes because you can move the pipe a bit...

Yes because you can move the pipe a bit backwards, but accessing the bolt is quite clumsy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,493
Posted By Fa182
Same. I had to manually excite the alt with a...

Same.
I had to manually excite the alt with a temporary exciter circuit through the push of a button on the dash.

I went through a similar ordeal as OP when my battery light wasn't working.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,493
Posted By Fa182
No shame in not knowing everything. We all start...

No shame in not knowing everything. We all start somewhere.

If the battery light doesn't come up, you will likely not have a charging alternator, which means the battery goes dead.
The battery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,493
Posted By Fa182
+100 Lots of great tips have been...

+100



Lots of great tips have been suggested. Follow the basics first, don't just fire up the parts cannon.
It's easy enough, even for a beginner.

Check this first:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,319
Posted By Fa182
95-98 940 models use an OBD-II connector in the...

95-98 940 models use an OBD-II connector in the bottom of the armrest compartment and they removed the diagnostic unit in the engine bay.
I don't think any US -95 940's have that connector?
However...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,319
Posted By Fa182
After seeing your post, I was browsing the parts...

After seeing your post, I was browsing the parts catalogue for 94-98 940's up and down but neither the OBD connector itself or the terminals are anywhere to be found in there, which is weird.
I even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,493
Posted By Fa182
The oil light usually means low oil pressure...

The oil light usually means low oil pressure which doesn't necessarily means low fill level.
You can't "see" the oil fill level by just looking into the valve cover.
The dipstick is dry?

Is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,473
Posted By Fa182
Somehow the photos make the left wheel look like...

Somehow the photos make the left wheel look like it's not straight somehow, looks a bit bent? Maybe that's just the photos or the rubber, but it looks weird in my eyes.


If the axle is offset to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,932
Posted By Fa182
The spring rate is all messed up now if you cut 3...

The spring rate is all messed up now if you cut 3 coils, so you will never get rid of the bounce even with new shocks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,825
Posted By Fa182
Is there actually something different in the...

Is there actually something different in the engine compartment / hood on the 90+ models?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By Fa182
Looking at this thread...

Looking at this thread https://ozvolvo.org/discussion/12742/m47-transmission-what-is-this-spring it seems to be the same spring you are looking for. I believe it presses down a ball on the selector...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By Fa182
1984 Volvo 240 DL GL Turbo Owner's Manual...

1984 Volvo 240 DL GL Turbo Owner's Manual...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By Fa182
I guess I'm asking the real questions here. :lol:...

I guess I'm asking the real questions here. :lol:

Anyone?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By Fa182
I think we're switching things up a bit here. ...

I think we're switching things up a bit here.
Do you need the nut in the red or in the green circle (3 of those with one being where your arrow is pointing out of sight behind / under the throttle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By Fa182
Manual mirror adjusters

The adjusters on my manual side mirrors do not work on both sides.
The mirrors don't move when moving the adjusters, so I have to press the glass into the right position.

It's not an issue really...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By Fa182
FTFY

FTFY
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,700
Posted By Fa182
Could be, I don't remember top off my head. I...

Could be, I don't remember top off my head.
I believe it's adjustable on my 16T but I didn't work on a 13C for so long so I don't remember.

If you can't adjust it and you're sure this is your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,405
Posted By Fa182
I drove my 940 for a few months without the S...

I drove my 940 for a few months without the S pipe (installed a new rear muffler and the old S pipe was rusted beyond repair).
I had quite a bit of drone but didn'd think about it more and thought...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By Fa182
This is the reason I asked because I always had a...

This is the reason I asked because I always had a soft pedal that I was able to pump up to be stiff before starting, even when the car was sitting for 2 days / nights.
So something changed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By Fa182
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By Fa182
I'd also check ground connections for corrosion,...

I'd also check ground connections for corrosion, especially the ones in the engine bay if you say you have issues with the left turn signal.

I've had the engine shut off whenever I turned on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By Fa182
Are you sure you need 3530016? Looks like...

Are you sure you need 3530016?
Looks like that's the pipe going from the master cylinder to the ABS module.

From your description it looks like you need part no. 4, which is 3530008. This is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By Fa182
Stiff brake pedal after sitting for a while

In the last few months I noticed the brake pedal on my 97 940 is very stiff before I start the car after sitting overnight. (cue "morning wood" comments)
Normal operation when the car is running is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By Fa182
p/n 3507757 ...

p/n 3507757

https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-clip-3507757
https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/products/Volvo/Clip-Genuine-Classic-Part/1163690/3507757.html...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,205
Posted By Fa182
I can only say I've ordered 2x 1273184 a couple...

I can only say I've ordered 2x 1273184 a couple years ago for the stock 22mm bar on my 940 from Skandix and I had no issues with fitment, they were the exact same as the ones that were on previously.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By Fa182
You made the second thread with the same...

You made the second thread with the same question...?

Anyway, to give a visual aid to the helpful post above, it's pretty much like this.
Small pipe (A) goes to inlet manifold, bigger pipe (B)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,451
Posted By Fa182
If I need to look up something quickly or on the...

If I need to look up something quickly or on the go, I usually use www.volvopartswebstore.com

If I need to dig a little deeper with a bit more details, I use the official parts catalogues at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,451
Posted By Fa182
There are 2 different brackets, one for AC...

There are 2 different brackets, one for AC (9146215) and one for non-AC (9146919).

The difference must be the width because the AC bracket is using a 150mm top bolt and the non-AC bracket a 140mm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,700
Posted By Fa182
You just make sure the flapper is closed and then...

You just make sure the flapper is closed and then connect the actuator arm by pulling it out a little bit from the actuator housing.
The preload needs to be just enough so that the flap is staying...
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