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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By 2manyturbos
It has to do with the direction of drive shaft...

It has to do with the direction of drive shaft rotation and placement of the ring gear relative to the pinion gear. The transfer of power through the pinion gear is creating a moment acting in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,617
Posted By 2manyturbos
I agree. Those marks are way too sharp to be...

I agree. Those marks are way too sharp to be from anything other than a hard object getting smashed between the piston and head. It doesn't have enough mass to make a dent. It is the lack of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By 2manyturbos
They are not the same length. They are the same...

They are not the same length. They are the same wire diameter. Wagon rear springs are ~ 3/8-1/2 inch longer than sedan springs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By 2manyturbos
First off, he likely has the glass headlights. ...

First off, he likely has the glass headlights. Therefore, the lenses are not "yellowed". 1992 US market 940 turbos all came with glass headlights with the plastic fog light next to them. That...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By 2manyturbos
Positive. The early seven series cars used butyl...

Positive. The early seven series cars used butyl rubber. Somewhere around 1990 Volvo started using urethane.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By 2manyturbos
Trust me, anything is possible with the people...

Trust me, anything is possible with the people that work on these cars. Whether it will turn out good is a completely different issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By 2manyturbos
Explain how you fit a generic gasket to right...

Explain how you fit a generic gasket to right angle corners. That's why I say they are full of it. The end result would be a fiasco.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By 2manyturbos
They are full of it. There is no rubber gasket...

They are full of it. There is no rubber gasket on a 7 series windshield. That piece of glass is set in butyl rubber ribbon and the trim is snapped in place after the glass is installed. Find a...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,040
Posted By 2manyturbos
No, I would advise against buying it... Now,...

No, I would advise against buying it... Now, where exactly is that car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,001
Posted By 2manyturbos
That has been my finding. Every gold colored EZK...

That has been my finding. Every gold colored EZK I have pulled had a daughter board inside. That includes NA boxes from 940s and NA 16 valve equipped cars. So far, 100% of the time a daughter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,001
Posted By 2manyturbos
I have read on here that people have found 148...

I have read on here that people have found 148 EZKs with the daughter board inside. I have not and that's about 15 out of 15 that I have pulled the cover off and the EZK just had the single circuit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,194
Posted By 2manyturbos
Plenty is a total stretch of the imagination. ...

Plenty is a total stretch of the imagination. I'm in so called Volvo Mecca and I rarely see a 142, let alone one for sale. Of those for sale, 1 in 100 is worth buying.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,194
Posted By 2manyturbos
I agree with planetman 100%. I also agree with...

I agree with planetman 100%. I also agree with others above that the 142 is a very cool car. I still want another one myself, even though I have owned a few in the past. They aren't cheap to own...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By 2manyturbos
Totally normal and expected. That's what keeps...

Totally normal and expected. That's what keeps the chassis vibration minimized. Solid mounts will up the stresses immensely wearing parts out more quickly and possibly cracking mounting points.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,001
Posted By 2manyturbos
It will trigger that code forever because the EGR...

It will trigger that code forever because the EGR components are missing. If you want the system to not trigger the code, replace the EZK with a 148 ignition control unit. It is the EZK that...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ The moon roof is about 1/8"-1/4" different in...

^^ The moon roof is about 1/8"-1/4" different in the overall size. Enough that they don't interchange.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By 2manyturbos
OP, you can pull the entire sunroof assembly out...

OP, you can pull the entire sunroof assembly out through the top of the roof in order to fix it. It will be WAY quicker and easier than pulling the head liner. You just need to remove the screws...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,463
Posted By 2manyturbos
I will move it back and see how it goes. If it...

I will move it back and see how it goes. If it turns into a useless mess, it can be killed.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,463
Posted By 2manyturbos
Good point. Moved to OT.

Good point. Moved to OT.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By 2manyturbos
IMO, that engine sounds perfectly normal for a...

IMO, that engine sounds perfectly normal for a B230.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By 2manyturbos
Exactly. It does matter where it is plumbed into...

Exactly. It does matter where it is plumbed into the system. It's sole purpose is to bleed the air out of the cooling system.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By 2manyturbos
I have gotten 28 MPG on the freeway with the 2...

I have gotten 28 MPG on the freeway with the 2 Regina equipped 940s I have owned. I have gotten the same mileage with countless LH 2.4 equipped NA 940s.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By 2manyturbos
It may be the fuel you are buying. Gasoline is...

It may be the fuel you are buying. Gasoline is actually blended for the season it is being sold in. Winter fuels contain less energy per weight/volume than summer fuels do. IOW, your fuel mileage...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By 2manyturbos
I think there are 2 different sizes and part...

I think there are 2 different sizes and part numbers for the G80. hiperfauto mentioned it awhile back. There definitely are higher rations available on a G80. Last year I pulled a G80 out of a...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is a G80 locker. And yes, there are...

That is a G80 locker. And yes, there are clutches in a G-80. They are not a true locker. They are a hybrid. They lock up like a locker, yet, use a clutch pack to do so.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By 2manyturbos
Very unlikely it is a G-80. Volvo didn't start...

Very unlikely it is a G-80. Volvo didn't start installing those in US cars until 1991. It is probably a DANA Power-Lok.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,948
Posted By 2manyturbos
I have never heard of that site. That's awesome....

I have never heard of that site. That's awesome. Thanks. The 94 940 schematics I accessed a few days ago came right up. Some are better than none.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By 2manyturbos
If you don't test drive the car the transmission...

If you don't test drive the car the transmission comes out of, you have no idea if it works properly. Checking the fluid to see if it is reasonably clean will give some indication it MAY be a good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By 2manyturbos
It sounds like you have a very slow coolant leak...

It sounds like you have a very slow coolant leak allowing the coolant to get in the crank case. The heat causes it to vaporize and collect on the highest surfaces of the engine. It may be a crack...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By 2manyturbos
The short cable plugs into a much longer cable...

The short cable plugs into a much longer cable that runs up to the front of the car. Everything is accessible by just removing the spare tire cover and spare tire. It might take you 1/2 hour your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,948
Posted By 2manyturbos
That sucks. I literally just downloaded a 940...

That sucks. I literally just downloaded a 940 shift lock circuit diagram from there 3 days ago.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By 2manyturbos
Your friend is almost correct. If the ignition...

Your friend is almost correct. If the ignition doesn't work, the fuel pumps will not run. The ECU has to receive a signal from the ignition system in order to turn on the fuel pumps.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By 2manyturbos
The check engine light wire is part of the large...

The check engine light wire is part of the large semi-circular connectors. The wire you mention is likely the tachometer wire. Connecting it to either of the 2 male blade pins on the back of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By 2manyturbos
Lol. Makes sense to me. It couldn’t possibly be...

Lol. Makes sense to me. It couldn’t possibly be his fault for ignoring your advice and buying it anyway.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By 2manyturbos
Not according to the FCP blog I posted there.

Not according to the FCP blog I posted there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By 2manyturbos
This would be the main reason not to buy one. A...

This would be the main reason not to buy one. A friend that owns a Volvo shop said it’s a matter of when, not if this will happen. I don’t have any personal experience with the V8.
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By 2manyturbos
No, they are completely different.

No, they are completely different.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes, some 940s have the fuel pump relay in the...

Yes, some 940s have the fuel pump relay in the front row of relays. It is blue and the same size as the headlight relay. 4th relay over from the left, front row.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By 2manyturbos
The park function in the motor has failed. Just...

The park function in the motor has failed. Just replace the motor.
Forum: showroom 10-14-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,795
Posted By 2manyturbos
Rabbits still show up occasionally. One of the...

Rabbits still show up occasionally. One of the most consistent cars in our club was a modified early Rabbit. On tight courses it did fantastic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By 2manyturbos
No.

No.
Forum: showroom 10-13-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,795
Posted By 2manyturbos
Last Sunday was the last event of the season for...

Last Sunday was the last event of the season for the other club I run with. Now, it will be about 6 months before we have another event. Dang, I had just gotten used to this SS and the new tires...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By 2manyturbos
Exactly. You will end up with what Volvo did in...

Exactly. You will end up with what Volvo did in 1991 when ABS was an option.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By 2manyturbos
Just use your original brake lines and...

Just use your original brake lines and proportioning valves. The bigger issue is the tone ring and speed sensor. What year 240 is this axle going in?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By 2manyturbos
81-85 wagon.

81-85 wagon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By 2manyturbos
You just put them in anywhere along the open...

You just put them in anywhere along the open channel and slide them to where they need to be. An abrasive cut off saw is how I remove the old broken clips. Saw right though the middle of the clip...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By 2manyturbos
Nothing changed in the rear brakes when ABS was...

Nothing changed in the rear brakes when ABS was added, other than eliminating the proportioning valves. I doubt there is any difference that will prevent them from working on the 88.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By 2manyturbos
PB Blaster and a drift and hammer. Air chisel...

PB Blaster and a drift and hammer. Air chisel with a blunt ended chisel. It will ruin the gland nut, however, your new cartridge should have new nuts included with it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By 2manyturbos
If you are referring to a 240, that is how it...

If you are referring to a 240, that is how it comes off.
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