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Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By ZVOLV
Cracked turbine housing? Misadjusted wastegate...

Cracked turbine housing? Misadjusted wastegate actuator?

What'd you do with the boost control system? Bypassed?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By ZVOLV
I have a stash of several MAFs. If you need a...

I have a stash of several MAFs. If you need a used OEM one PM me. It would be a known good unit tested on my car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By ZVOLV
Inspect the terminals for corrosion. Peel back...

Inspect the terminals for corrosion. Peel back the MAF connector boot and make sure the crimps aren't corroded either. Inspect the ECM connectors for damaged terminals too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By ZVOLV
Get a dial indicator and watch Youtube.

Get a dial indicator and watch Youtube.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By ZVOLV
It heats PCV vapors so ice crystals don't form...

It heats PCV vapors so ice crystals don't form and then damage the turbo compressor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By ZVOLV
I would store it with a full tank so no moisture...

I would store it with a full tank so no moisture gets in there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,441
Posted By ZVOLV
Without measuring fuel pressure before and after,...

Without measuring fuel pressure before and after, it really isn't a confirmed fix.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By ZVOLV
Good find. Thanks for posting back.

Good find. Thanks for posting back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By ZVOLV
Click my signature. Spark, fuel pressure,...

Click my signature.

Spark, fuel pressure, injector pulse, timing, compression. What's missing?

Injector pulse can be tested with a test lamp backprobed between an unplugged injector wiring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have injector pulse? Do you have a...

Do you have injector pulse?


Do you have a test lamp?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By ZVOLV
You can just make a jumper wire to the starter....

You can just make a jumper wire to the starter. Apply B+ from the battery and have key on.

Powerstage?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By ZVOLV
Got a test lamp? Got a diagram? Access...

Got a test lamp?

Got a diagram?

Access the bulb failure relay connector and check circuits there. Or fire a relay at the problem. Its round and red.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By ZVOLV
Your 15G was "clocked", so that means the...

Your 15G was "clocked", so that means the alignment pin is removed; you can just put a breaker bar into the compressor housing outlet and "reclock" the compressor housing easily.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,200
Posted By ZVOLV
Use Chassis Ears

Use Chassis Ears
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,087
Posted By ZVOLV
OP hasn't logged in since 2/28.

OP hasn't logged in since 2/28.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By ZVOLV
Maybe try a shorter belt for the alt so it's...

Maybe try a shorter belt for the alt so it's closer to the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
240: M47 Fluid
Views: 3,191
Posted By ZVOLV
Reporting back

My M90 shifts just fine with the Valvoline Syncromesh MTL.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By ZVOLV
Disconnect the battery

Disconnect the battery
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,200
Posted By ZVOLV
I use a giant syringe-like tool to inject new...

I use a giant syringe-like tool to inject new fluid into differentials. The job is so much easier that way vs. trying to squirt it in with the bottle/hoses/etc.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By ZVOLV
A Volvo 240 as a first car....yes! Thanks...

A Volvo 240 as a first car....yes!

Thanks for posting back. The wiring is commonly rotted under the car.

I would probably start with re-doing the entire suspension and all the fluids. What...
Forum: article composition 03-09-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 479,978
Posted By ZVOLV
I just finished my M90 install today and went for...

I just finished my M90 install today and went for a successful test drive!

Resurfaced dogdish flywheel, Sachs/LUK diesel pressure plate and disc, 2 quarts of Syncromesh MTL.

I shimmed the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,200
Posted By ZVOLV
I just did a center support bearing. It took me a...

I just did a center support bearing. It took me a couple tries with different dies/punches and the hydraulic press. When I say dies/punches I mean pipes, sockets, and whatever was laying around. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,441
Posted By ZVOLV
Torn hose in the tank?

Torn hose in the tank?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,441
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice! I had my 1991 740 Turbo sit for 2 months...

Nice! I had my 1991 740 Turbo sit for 2 months recently and it was the same scenario- pumps running, crank, spark, but no start. I think it may have lost fuel pressure prime, flooded, or weak...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,441
Posted By ZVOLV
Disable injectors, clear flood, two long blasts...

Disable injectors, clear flood, two long blasts of starting fluid into an open throttle, crank, it should run. Keep it running on short blasts of starting fluid. Then retry.

Click my sig

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By ZVOLV
Voltage drop test

Run the engine and put a meter on DC V and one lead to the alt case and the other lead to clean engine metal (like the intake) The reading should be less than 0.2V. ---------Higher=bad alt ground.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By ZVOLV
I know a B230 is 2 quarts out of 4 low when you...

I know a B230 is 2 quarts out of 4 low when you corner and the light comes on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
240: M47 Fluid
Views: 3,191
Posted By ZVOLV
I just got 2l of Valvoline Syncromesh MTL from...

I just got 2l of Valvoline Syncromesh MTL from the local store. It's all they had. I plan to dump it in my M90. Why not?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By ZVOLV
The tumblers probably just seized. I would pull...

The tumblers probably just seized. I would pull out the lock cylinder and regrease the tumbers/springs so later you don't end up in the same position/worse
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,663
Posted By ZVOLV
Disconnect B+ wires 1 at a time from the...

Disconnect B+ wires 1 at a time from the distribution block. ( Does a 140 have one at the fender like a 240?)


Buy an inductive amp clamp and clamp it to the various branches of the B+ circuits
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,087
Posted By ZVOLV
What are you looking for in the compression test?

What are you looking for in the compression test?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,087
Posted By ZVOLV
1929 REO Speedwagon?

1929 REO Speedwagon?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By ZVOLV
On my LH2.2 740 Turbo, it ended up being leaking...

On my LH2.2 740 Turbo, it ended up being leaking injectors causing the rich condition.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,399
Posted By ZVOLV
Good find. I once dealt with a Ford van...

Good find.

I once dealt with a Ford van that wouldn't rev under load and it was low current to the fuel pump.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,807
Posted By ZVOLV
Good diag. Glad to help. Thanks for posting back.

Good diag. Glad to help. Thanks for posting back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,551
Posted By ZVOLV
Gm g80

I think I will pull one of them apart. I think its from a 2017'ish Sierra.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By ZVOLV
I don't see how a misaligned flywheel would cause...

I don't see how a misaligned flywheel would cause NO INJECTOR PULSE.

And you don't measure to ground with a component plugged in. You are reading the ground thru the ECU at that point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,551
Posted By ZVOLV
I have a couple GM G80's on the bench. I wonder...

I have a couple GM G80's on the bench. I wonder if the clutches are compatible with our old Volvo ones....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By ZVOLV
No ^ The ECU grounds the injectors. The...

No ^

The ECU grounds the injectors. The "radio interference" relay POWERS the injectors.

I don't really follow what is going on here....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,807
Posted By ZVOLV
I'm glad that you got one and have been using it....

I'm glad that you got one and have been using it. "Batteries not required".


Post back when you get the thing running.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 02:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,399
Posted By ZVOLV
I would pressure test the induction system. I use...

I would pressure test the induction system. I use an expensive smoke machine. The new one we have is thousands of $$$. Cheap ones are hundreds of dollars.

On the cheap, maybe rig a vacuum cleaner...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 02:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,807
Posted By ZVOLV
Good! It sounds like you have diagnosed a failed...

Good! It sounds like you have diagnosed a failed LH box. You have power, ground, and some type of RPM signal. An oscilloscope would show you what that 8-9V signal REALLY looks like. Square wave/sine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By ZVOLV
I would reset your cam timing and ignition...

I would reset your cam timing and ignition timing.

Smoke could just be residual.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,807
Posted By ZVOLV
(Runs on starting fluid and NO injector pulse.) ...

(Runs on starting fluid and NO injector pulse.)

You need to confirm good power, ground and RPM signal to the LH box at this point.

For testing power circuits, USE AN INCANDESCENT TEST LAMP. A...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,807
Posted By ZVOLV
Injector pulse

Install a test lamp between a positive voltage source and an injector ground terminal. Crank. Blink?

Put a screwdriver handle to your ear and the tip to the injector. Crank. Click?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,807
Posted By ZVOLV
Get a test lamp

Get a test lamp
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,807
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have a test lamp? Does it run on...

Do you have a test lamp?

Does it run on starting fluid? (click my sig)

Spark, injector pulse, fuel pressure, compression, ignition and cam timing. Something is off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,399
Posted By ZVOLV
I have had issues with loose hose clamps being...

I have had issues with loose hose clamps being tough to find.


You could spray around with various substances and see if the idle changes.


You say there was "loud boom" and NOW runs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,399
Posted By ZVOLV
You probably have a torn hose somewhere. Common...

You probably have a torn hose somewhere. Common places are at the turbo inlet, IC outlet coupler (remove the hose and check), and the idle air hoses.


OR the common soggy turbo inlet hose sucking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By ZVOLV
I use my vacuum filler for modern stuff. ...

I use my vacuum filler for modern stuff.

For the old Volvo, it isn't really needed.
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