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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Wren
I have them. Shoot me a PM with your email...

I have them. Shoot me a PM with your email address and I'll send them to you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By Wren
I have yet to pop the differential cover on a 940...

I have yet to pop the differential cover on a 940 that didn't have a G80, irrespective of whether it was a turbo or n/a car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By Wren
I know that if you had 9 of them, 10 would be...

I know that if you had 9 of them, 10 would be bent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Wren
$12.38 shipped. They're not that rare.

$12.38 shipped. They're not that rare.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Wren
They're not scarce. You could have one by the...

They're not scarce. You could have one by the end of the week if you wanted one. You might have to pay more than $5.95 shipped as is the usual T'bricks way, but nevertheless they are out there. In...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Wren
FTFY OP: Interestingly enough, Volvo...

FTFY


OP: Interestingly enough, Volvo actually made an airbox that fits perfectly in a 240 because, you guessed it, it was made to go in a 240!

https://i.imgur.com/VEneeWs.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Wren
Even Volvo OE strut mounts are junk now. Buy...

Even Volvo OE strut mounts are junk now. Buy Ben's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By Wren
OE Volvo with a liberal application of lithium...

OE Volvo with a liberal application of lithium grease allowed to soak in overnight. Not even a hint of a leak with this method.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Wren
I believe www.egauges.com is where I bought my...

I believe www.egauges.com is where I bought my last one. Call them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By Wren
Take the glove box out so you can see the action...

Take the glove box out so you can see the action of the servo arm. If the heat stops working, check to see that the arm is where it should be then you can cross that item off of the list of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By Wren
I'm not certain about that, assuming you mean...

I'm not certain about that, assuming you mean heat in conjunction with a/c and defrost. I imagine that the temperature dial comes into play when that is the case. I do know that that valve is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By Wren
To my knowledge, the heater valve that is in the...

To my knowledge, the heater valve that is in the engine compartment is normally open and only receives vacuum in order to close it when the a/c is turned on. In non-a/c operation, the valve is open...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By Wren
Is your door flapper thingy working properly? ...

Is your door flapper thingy working properly? That's the door servo behind the glove box that diverts air through the heater core when the heat is turned on. Also, is your climate unit on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By Wren
I've had good luck with Hepu pumps as long as the...

I've had good luck with Hepu pumps as long as the top hat seal used is Volvo OE. The one that comes with the Hepu pump lasts about 12 months before it starts to leak. I may have to try a GMB just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,287
Posted By Wren
What charging rate would be considered a trickle...

What charging rate would be considered a trickle charge for a lead acid battery? I know that for nicads it's 1/10C.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Wren
Any big-rig truck parts place will have Gates...

Any big-rig truck parts place will have Gates 7/16" fuel hose and that's what I use instead of the difficult-to-source 12mm stuff. Works great.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Wren
Seems like you came here for advice and not...

Seems like you came here for advice and not liking the advice you were given, decided that you didn't need any advice after all. That about right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Wren
Oil pump seals for certain.

Oil pump seals for certain.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Wren
Ditch the head-mount distributor and go with a...

Ditch the head-mount distributor and go with a block mount one. It will most likely require a new intermediate shaft, but it's not going to be easier than now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By Wren
Dude isn't a broke-ass T'bricker. He's spent...

Dude isn't a broke-ass T'bricker. He's spent over $5K on this car since the first of the year. He may have to go with what he's got or get a set of alloys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By Wren
:lol: I didn't think so, but had to ask.

:lol: I didn't think so, but had to ask.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By Wren
15" or 16" 240 Steel Wheels

I've got a customer who wants to keep steel wheels with the chrome center caps/beauty rings on his 240 but would like to go with a 15" or 16" wheel.
I'm aware of the 15" ones that came on 740's,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By Wren
Your car currently has 2.0. 2.1 was offered in...

Your car currently has 2.0. 2.1 was offered in the '84 760 Turbo that had LH with EZK ignition.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,585
Posted By Wren
For that matter, why did Volvo decide to get rid...

For that matter, why did Volvo decide to get rid of the B21F manifold and go with the craptastic B21FT manifold? Only the shadow knows.....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Wren
You left out the heater hose, Harbor Freight...

You left out the heater hose, Harbor Freight welder, and zip ties.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,585
Posted By Wren
Nope. The best flowing stock manifold is the...

Nope. The best flowing stock manifold is the B21F. It's just that the B21FT one is so bad that anything is an improvement, even the B230FT one.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,595
Posted By Wren
I'm going to disagree about the hushers. $25 in...

I'm going to disagree about the hushers. $25 in my wallet sounds much nicer than the minimal amount of valve noise they prevent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Wren
That's not correct. I've seen plenty of pre-'93...

That's not correct. I've seen plenty of pre-'93 cars that had the 4.10. In fact, I've never seen an L-equipped 7/940 that didn't have a 4.10.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By Wren
Putting an AW-71L in '93 240 +T was a terrible...

Putting an AW-71L in '93 240 +T was a terrible decision. I really wish I would have used a regular '71.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By Wren
I'll bet they are just casting tracks that look...

I'll bet they are just casting tracks that look like cracks. Pretty common on aluminum oil pans from what I've seen.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Wren
30mm

30mm
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,132
Posted By Wren
What's the difference in stall speed between the...

What's the difference in stall speed between the US n/a '71L's and the 16V/Canadian turbo models?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,132
Posted By Wren
Slim to none.

Slim to none.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,132
Posted By Wren
It's a terrible transmission when paired with a...

It's a terrible transmission when paired with a 3.73 and scarcely better with a 4.10.
I regret putting one in our '93 240+T. I should have used the non-lockup version.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By Wren
Obviously Georgia cars needed the smaller pulleys...

Obviously Georgia cars needed the smaller pulleys so as to spin the compressor faster since it's hotter here than in the Northwest. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By Wren
All 4 of my '93 240's have a smaller pulley than...

All 4 of my '93 240's have a smaller pulley than the 940 '93+ compressors I've compared them to FWIW.
Different Volvo part numbers as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Wren
Sounds like you have a busted diaphragm in your...

Sounds like you have a busted diaphragm in your accumulator. Time for a new one.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,662
Posted By Wren
OEM doens't mean anything in regards to quality. ...

OEM doens't mean anything in regards to quality. OE does.

All it means is that the manufacturer made some part for some new car company at some time. They could have made e-brake covers for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Wren
Good luck getting the plastic cowl cover off...

Good luck getting the plastic cowl cover off without it shattering into 38 pieces.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Wren
LH2.2 doesn't have a priming function like 2.4...

LH2.2 doesn't have a priming function like 2.4 does. The fuel relay is a dual relay in that it also powers the ECU. You should detect it click once when the ignition is turned on and another click...
Forum: showroom 10-03-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,108
Posted By Wren
We had just barely enough. :lol: I think...

We had just barely enough. :lol:

I think next year we can step up our cooking capacity game a bit. I'm going to get a much larger setup so that the fries don't take over an hour to cook 10 lbs....
Forum: events 10-03-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,186
Posted By Wren
Indeed, Bayleigh is the unsung heroine of...

Indeed, Bayleigh is the unsung heroine of Mountain Meet. She and Jared put in a lot of time/effort before everyone shows up. Many thanks to them.
Forum: showroom 10-03-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,108
Posted By Wren
I think we cooked up around 15 lbs.

I think we cooked up around 15 lbs.
Forum: showroom 10-03-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,108
Posted By Wren
These are the only two photos I took: ...

These are the only two photos I took:

Andrew's '80 245.
...
Forum: events 10-03-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,186
Posted By Wren
What a great weekend. I can't wait for next year.

What a great weekend. I can't wait for next year.
Forum: events 09-26-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,186
Posted By Wren
I'm finishing up this year's chili this...

I'm finishing up this year's chili this afternoon. Should yield about 35 lbs. or so.
Forum: events 09-20-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,186
Posted By Wren
Yeah, I would cut out the American and substitute...

Yeah, I would cut out the American and substitute half Parmesan and half cream cheese instead. American cheese has it's place, but it ain't in mac & cheese.
Forum: events 09-19-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,186
Posted By Wren
Do it, Ian. The good stuff isn't more difficult...

Do it, Ian. The good stuff isn't more difficult than the shltty stuff. We may as well go all out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By Wren
My homemade one works fine.

My homemade one works fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Wren
www.volvowiringdiagrams.com You need the ones...

www.volvowiringdiagrams.com You need the ones for LH2.0 and LH2.2
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