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Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 2,514
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Posted By John242Ti
Chicks dig oil leaks... ;-P

Chicks dig oil leaks...

;-P
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 219,066
Posted By John242Ti
I think the trick is to try to have two working...

I think the trick is to try to have two working cars, not two dead cars... lol

I'm at least getting closer to having the former.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By John242Ti
I don't. I suspect that you can take it into...

I don't. I suspect that you can take it into your local ACE hardware and probably match it up, though. If I find my extra antenna, I'll try to remember to take it with me to McLendon Hardware and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By John242Ti
The lead is attached to the base that threads...

The lead is attached to the base that threads into the sheetmetal. In any case, you insert the cable into the hole and bend it to the left, so it goes under the windshield. It'll pop out into the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By John242Ti
There's also the issue of how far away the stalks...

There's also the issue of how far away the stalks are. An early 140 is more like a 700 series car, in how far out the rim is from the mounting nut. I've seen a 1971 142E with a 1973-76 wheel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By John242Ti
Or, drive up to the Seattle area after iPd and do...

Or, drive up to the Seattle area after iPd and do the bumper conversion up here. lha1992 has a 1984 244Ti that he's going to be parting out. Has a complete 1983-85 front clip in 19 black. Fenders,...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,792
Posted By John242Ti
Did my suggestion of working the cam cover off...

Did my suggestion of working the cam cover off without pulling the breather hose work?

Ah, the connector for the Volvo Monotester. You can actually unthread that from the block on the passenger...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By John242Ti
If I remember correctly, the window needs to be...

If I remember correctly, the window needs to be popped out, then you can work the trim back into place. 1967-80 cars use a seal for the glass instead of the urethane tape of the 1981-93 cars to hold...
Forum: events 02-26-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By John242Ti
FB meet page: ...

FB meet page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/365735424249101/
Forum: events 02-26-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By John242Ti
I was wondering why you didn't park, while I was...

I was wondering why you didn't park, while I was sitting in my 245. In any case, see ya on the 24th?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,792
Posted By John242Ti
Simple thing to check: Is the breather hose in...

Simple thing to check: Is the breather hose in place on the intake elbow that goes between the fuel distributor boot and the coupler on the compressor side of the turbo? If not, insert it into the...
Forum: website & board 02-14-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,062
Posted By John242Ti
^Actually, you do... lol That said, still...

^Actually, you do... lol

That said, still locked out, unlike 2017...

*edit* added another $20...
Forum: events 02-14-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By John242Ti
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Forum: events 02-12-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By John242Ti
^Cool. What year is your car, so I can get the...

^Cool. What year is your car, so I can get the tags correct on my photo on flickr?

-J
Forum: showroom 02-12-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 100,544
Posted By John242Ti
Not going anywhere for a couple days at least,...

Not going anywhere for a couple days at least, looks like... Have to clear about 1.5'-2' of snow off the driveway, get rid of a tree that fell down, then I might be able to make it to the cul de...
Forum: events 02-11-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By John242Ti
There is talk about having another date this...

There is talk about having another date this spring, March 24th, for the meet, since the turnout was so bad due to the weather.

-J
Forum: events 02-11-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By John242Ti
Probably rather snowy. You might check with...

Probably rather snowy. You might check with someone here: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/

Anyway, some pics for those who aren't on hipstergram or on farcebook...

First person to arrive, other...
Forum: showroom 02-08-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 801,208
Posted By John242Ti
The red isn't shown in the 1985 catalog, but...

The red isn't shown in the 1985 catalog, but brown is.

https://ozvolvo.org/archive - scroll to the bottom and you'll find the pdf.
Forum: showroom 02-07-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 801,208
Posted By John242Ti
^Those look to be from the "Senator" seat cover...

^Those look to be from the "Senator" seat cover set sold for the pre-1986 240 series.
Forum: events 02-07-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By John242Ti
hehe

hehe
Forum: website & board 02-07-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,062
Posted By John242Ti
$30 sent. -J

$30 sent.

-J
Forum: showroom 02-07-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 100,544
Posted By John242Ti
Volvo on snow... ...

Volvo on snow...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7847/47013111831_3fa470b0e2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eCoueD)

-J
Forum: events 02-07-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By John242Ti
Dern snowflakes cancelling their ride... lol ...

Dern snowflakes cancelling their ride... lol

Better put the battery on the charger and get the snowies out...

-J
Forum: website & board 02-07-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,062
Posted By John242Ti
Waiting on a refund on a purchase I did last...

Waiting on a refund on a purchase I did last week. Once that's done, I'll be sending my donation. Should complete within the next 48 hours or so.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By John242Ti
I had the iPd kit (actually a recreation of it)...

I had the iPd kit (actually a recreation of it) on my original '81 242 that I upgraded to Cibie tails from the Bosch units. With the 3rd brake light that I also added, I kept blowing fuse 6. Wound...
Forum: showroom 02-05-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 100,544
Posted By John242Ti
245 doing its best late 960 grille impersonation....

245 doing its best late 960 grille impersonation.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7812/46262764514_194d82d051_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2du5L7W)

Most snow has been removed from it now. Roof...
Forum: showroom 02-04-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9,435
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Posted By John242Ti
Not yet dumped on, but at the beginning. Before...

Not yet dumped on, but at the beginning. Before I moved the car back to give myself enough room, just in case I need to roll the generator out of the garage, since snow does sometimes have a habit...
Forum: events 02-02-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By John242Ti
^As always... Anyway, will be there. ...

^As always...

Anyway, will be there. Probably rocking steelies with 185/70R14 snowies, instead of Hydras, tho.
Forum: showroom 01-28-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 18,551
Posted By John242Ti
Remember, the 9000 came out in 1985-86. Was...

Remember, the 9000 came out in 1985-86. Was facelifted in the '90s.
Forum: showroom 01-22-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 18,551
Posted By John242Ti
240 Zender "GT" spoiler, Volvo p/n 1104500-0: ...

240 Zender "GT" spoiler, Volvo p/n 1104500-0:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8700/17005556148_0c28946bba_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rUHVnW)

240 pfeba rear spoiler, meant for 1986-93 244, but...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By John242Ti
Could be a bad ECU. The 1983-84 LH 2.0 ECUs are...

Could be a bad ECU. The 1983-84 LH 2.0 ECUs are like the 1989-91 pink label LH 2.4 ECUs in that they sometimes go bad. Find a green label 510 ECU with the barcode (a replacement) and drop that in....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 23,550
Posted By John242Ti
RIP Timmy... Been there, done that too many...

RIP Timmy... Been there, done that too many times over the past few years.

Powder coating is a good plan of action.

Geez, she acts fast. I'm still not ready for a replacement Maine Coon cat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
240: Air Dams
Views: 1,170
Posted By John242Ti
^Even those... ;-)

^Even those... ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 19
240: Air Dams
Views: 1,170
Posted By John242Ti
1978-91 cars usually had painted, if metallic. ...

1978-91 cars usually had painted, if metallic. 1992-93 had black no matter what. In Europe, it seems that the enamel colors also received body color spoilers.

Officially, Volvo called the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By John242Ti
1981-84 cars have the blue wire connected to the...

1981-84 cars have the blue wire connected to the gauge. 1984.5-1985 cars don't have the wire connected. Therefore, only time the turbo warning light comes on is when the key is turned on. When an...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 23,550
Posted By John242Ti
Hmmm, didn't see that. When I get another front...

Hmmm, didn't see that. When I get another front bumper for my 242 that's in better shape, I'll give you that one. It'll just need the trim swapped over to it from the one you got from me.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,162
Posted By John242Ti
Looks clean. Parents had an orange '74 145...

Looks clean. Parents had an orange '74 145 almost identically equipped (no rack on ours). After you replace the tires (if it needs them), get the K cam in there swapped out for a D cam and advance...
Forum: showroom 12-25-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 69,288
Posted By John242Ti
Re: 601, it was a 1989 color, but, apparently...

Re: 601, it was a 1989 color, but, apparently Sweden considers the early production 1989 models as 1988 "B" models. 1988 model year cars would be 173 red, like the earlier cars going back to 1982.
Forum: showroom 12-25-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 69,288
Posted By John242Ti
^113, but, yeah...

^113, but, yeah...
Forum: showroom 12-06-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,366
Posted By John242Ti
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7178/6907964929_83b...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7178/6907964929_83ba9f4b72_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bwr8iB)
It was actually Atom D&D's car. Was bought by the guy who now owns the former RSI shop wagon.
...
Forum: showroom 12-06-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 801,208
Posted By John242Ti
^Been painted. Also, speedometer needs work. ...

^Been painted. Also, speedometer needs work.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4811/44147686280_5c53636627_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2agbr3Q)
Pfeba-made Volvo 3-piece spoiler meant for the later...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,170
Posted By John242Ti
Small red wire goes to the tab terminal on the...

Small red wire goes to the tab terminal on the back of the alternator. If it's a Bosch 70, 80, or 100 amp alternator, the tab is next to the stud for the B+ wire (large red wire). If Nippondenso,...
Forum: showroom 11-25-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 801,208
Posted By John242Ti
^decent polish job... Probably not chromed,...

^decent polish job... Probably not chromed, unfortunately. Did the same on my '81 242's cam cover about 20 years ago.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By John242Ti
>Rust >Rust >Rust >Rust ...

>Rust

>Rust

>Rust

>Rust

>Rust
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,508
Posted By John242Ti
Constant idle when combined with Bosch...

Constant idle when combined with Bosch breakerless just maintains the normal idle rpm. With Chrysler, it'll bump up from 750 rpm to 900 rpm on 1982 models (and, LH-Jet cars do the same). 1981...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,293
Posted By John242Ti
^Yup. Just like my 245. Now, my 242, even...

^Yup. Just like my 245. Now, my 242, even though it is a 31 market code vehicle, due to its age, it has the commandos.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,293
Posted By John242Ti
On the tower plate, it's usually on the right...

On the tower plate, it's usually on the right side, near the paint and interior codes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,293
Posted By John242Ti
I guess we need to clear some things up here,...

I guess we need to clear some things up here, bumper-wise...

1975-82 US/Canada markets: commando bumper with 5 mph shocks (can handle closer to 10 mph impact without much damage) - early versions...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,508
Posted By John242Ti
Throttle switch adjusted ok? Want to bring...

Throttle switch adjusted ok?

Want to bring it out Saturday and we'll get it set up how mine is?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,293
Posted By John242Ti
^And Canada didn't even use the Euro-style...

^And Canada didn't even use the Euro-style bumpers in 1985. They still used the 1975-82 stuff.
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