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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:39 PM
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Posted By 1rockhead
the last 5 days it has not done it. I will...

the last 5 days it has not done it. I will diagnose it if it comes back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By 1rockhead
would leaking injectors cause a hard start after...

would leaking injectors cause a hard start after sitting overnight? The first couple of spins of the starter it acts like it has no compression (fuel washed cylinders?) then it gains compression and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By 1rockhead
fuel injectors leaking test?

I suspect that my injectors are leaking fuel into the cylinders when my 90 240 sits overnight. Is there an easy way to test this?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By 1rockhead
1990 245

1990 245
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By 1rockhead
Calipers and hoses tips

I have been putting off changing the rear calipers and brake hoses because of the horror stories I have read about bleeding. I was hoping to get some tips on things I can do to prevent air getting in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By 1rockhead
Intermediate shaft spins freely. There was a...

Intermediate shaft spins freely. There was a small amount of belt remnants on the tensioner pulley but it still spins freely. Any ideas?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By 1rockhead
Camshaft looks fine. Bearing caps seem fine. The...

Camshaft looks fine. Bearing caps seem fine. The new belt did have at least one missing tooth.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By 1rockhead
Thinking the cam may be binding a bit. Tried...

Thinking the cam may be binding a bit. Tried turning the engine over at crank and the cam would not turn until I put a wrench on that also. Once i turned it one revolution it turned fine by the crank...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By 1rockhead
I retensioned after a few test drives.

I retensioned after a few test drives.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By 1rockhead
Oh and i replaced the tensioner also

Oh and i replaced the tensioner also
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By 1rockhead
I have put maybe 100 miles on it.

I have put maybe 100 miles on it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By 1rockhead
So everything was fine... Went to start it...

So everything was fine... Went to start it tonight and wouldn't fire up. Sounds the same as before. Assuming I did the Timing belt right is there something else that can cause the tbelt to slip?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By 1rockhead
Stumbled. So should have good egr then. Will test...

Stumbled. So should have good egr then. Will test again this weekend. Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By 1rockhead
All cleaned. Cleaned the flame trap while i was...

All cleaned. Cleaned the flame trap while i was at it. Also put a 3 bar fpr back on. Hesitation is now all but gone. Will run a tank of gas through it and pretest it again next week. If still no pass...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By 1rockhead
Yes has Egr. Plan on cleaning the tube out. On...

Yes has Egr. Plan on cleaning the tube out. On that note, once you loosen the nut on the egr side of the tube does it just pull out? Mine is not coming out with moderate pulling.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By 1rockhead
Trying to avoid the cat due to the $200 CA cat...

Trying to avoid the cat due to the $200 CA cat price tag. Main question is will the lower psi FPR be enough to cause the higher NOX?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By 1rockhead
90, 240 , b230

90, 240 , b230
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By 1rockhead
Smog high NOX

Just failed CA smog with slightly high NOX. My 15mph measured 831 with a max allowance of 791. The car has not been driven more than 20 miles since i got it running. Before that it sat for 10 years....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By 1rockhead
Great. Thanks for the help

Great. Thanks for the help
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By 1rockhead
That last picture really helped. Checked again...

That last picture really helped. Checked again and all timing marks were lined up at it is running great. One question still, is it normal that the lines on the belt no longer line up to the Timing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By 1rockhead
Oh 1990 volvo 240

Oh 1990 volvo 240
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By 1rockhead
Quick timing question

I just finished my first timing belt change. It started right up. Seemed to stumble a little bit on acceleration. I only let it run for 30 seconds or so due to the acc belts not hooked up. The crank...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By 1rockhead
Yes there is fuel pressure. Not sure how to check...

Yes there is fuel pressure. Not sure how to check the injector ground.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By 1rockhead
No start help

1990 volvo 240 was sitting for 10 years. I got it running and driving then let it sit for a couple weeks and now it won't start. It is getting fuel to the plugs and there is spark. Timing belt is...
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