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Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By 240Psycho
It's weird sometimes they load sometimes they dont

It's weird sometimes they load sometimes they dont
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 28,631
Posted By 240Psycho
Weird, my image vanished. This is the current...

Weird, my image vanished.
This is the current status:
https://forums.tbforums.com/picture.php?albumid=247&pictureid=3261
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 28,631
Posted By 240Psycho
The longest slowest project in existence is still...

The longest slowest project in existence is still chooching along. Current status is this.
https://forums.tbforums.com/picture.php?albumid=247&pictureid=3261
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By 240Psycho
Im not sure what your asking. You want to adjust...

Im not sure what your asking. You want to adjust the cam timing? Like advance or retard it? Did your belt slip?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By 240Psycho
Thanks John, i have plans on running 30#s on my...

Thanks John, i have plans on running 30#s on my set up. If you want to sell them, i will be more than happy to paypal you. I figure, worst case scenario is, i have my spare valve cover welded up for...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By 240Psycho
I liked the high output of the truck coils on my...

I liked the high output of the truck coils on my 8v set up. Never once had spark blowout at the track. I got the idea from another member who sold his 242, but i never got the chance to ask him...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By 240Psycho
Mounting ign coils inside the car

Im in the process of converting to a 16 valve on my 240 and i use ms3x with LS truck coils. I know coils are very noisy, so how much a bad idea is it to mount them inside the car with the wires going...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By 240Psycho
What are the odds, i was just talking to Mike...

What are the odds, i was just talking to Mike Lough aboutunitek and Mike Aaro. Ill pick his brain about this head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2016, 03:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,242
Posted By 240Psycho
terencedj, I had the same issue with my 240...

terencedj,

I had the same issue with my 240 as you. turned out the gauge cluster had shorted out and the exciter wire was no longer working. A good temp fix was to wire a light into the exciter...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 28,631
Posted By 240Psycho
It's been too long since I've posted any updates...

It's been too long since I've posted any updates on here.
Current status is, it runs and drives.
I have installed megasquirt 3x
Ls2 coil packs
Dsm cas
Braced ebay turbo manifold
Noisy m47
...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-24-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By 240Psycho
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=281...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=281671

I'm using DNA Sequence fuel and ignition tables and they worked great, however you're running a 16valve turbo. In this same thread someone...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2016, 12:04 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 171,420
Posted By 240Psycho
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 171,420
Posted By 240Psycho
I literally put it together the night before. lol...

I literally put it together the night before. lol I got finished at 3am, woke up 6 hours later and drove 2 hours to a car show/drag race and made 4 passes. no tune, low boost and a rev limit of 5800...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 171,420
Posted By 240Psycho
My submission for east coast 2016. My 1991...

My submission for east coast 2016.

My 1991 Volvo 240.
2.5L
H beam Rods,
Wiseco Pistons,
MS3x
IPD Turbo Cam,
SS Turbo Header with 60/63 garrett
A Failing M47
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By 240Psycho
I don't know for certain as the United states...

I don't know for certain as the United states never received a manual 960 or s/v90. But from what I have read, The M90 gearbox comes with a dual-mass flywheel in the B6304 and B6254 engines.

Your...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-21-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By 240Psycho
Thanks, I started printing it out today and...

Thanks, I started printing it out today and picked up some 3 ring binders so I have something to read before bed. I bought it from someone who bought it from the original owner so all I know is he...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-21-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By 240Psycho
Jumpers on a MS3X Board

Firstly, I would like to apologize for my lack of knowledge, but I'm having trouble figuring this out.

Plan to use it in my 91 240 with the Yosifab adapter running the Mitsu Cas. Also will be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 42,122
Posted By 240Psycho
I remember you posting this thread and trying it...

I remember you posting this thread and trying it on my car. I still do it to this day on all my cars.
Forum: showroom 03-09-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,349
Posted By 240Psycho
Hot damn thats pretty! All it needs is yellow...

Hot damn thats pretty! All it needs is yellow fogs, a wooden roof rack and to be sitting low with some pretty polished lip wheels.

No need for an engine, just tow it around so people can admire...
Forum: events 03-09-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,349
Posted By 240Psycho
I have a new caR to show off :oogle:

I have a new caR to show off :oogle:
Forum: showroom 02-23-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,179
Posted By 240Psycho
Best advice. Im placing a massive order with fcp...

Best advice. Im placing a massive order with fcp now.
Forum: showroom 02-22-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,179
Posted By 240Psycho
Mine also has the hu 803 radio. Its a bit wore...

Mine also has the hu 803 radio. Its a bit wore out as the volume knob has its own mind, but i can change it via the steering wheel. I am still keeping my 91 so i can work on something. The s60 will...
Forum: showroom 02-22-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,179
Posted By 240Psycho
Is the blue gates belt not worth the extra money?...

Is the blue gates belt not worth the extra money?

Im pretty sure i met you years ago, did you ever have a 940 and a typhoon?
Forum: events 02-22-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,349
Posted By 240Psycho
:nod:

:nod:
Forum: showroom 02-22-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,179
Posted By 240Psycho
I didn't think it would allow the front to spin...

I didn't think it would allow the front to spin at all.

Also, I am looking at FCP Groton for a timing belt kit and I wanted a Gates belt. Is GMB tensioners any good or should I stick with Volvo...
Forum: showroom 02-22-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,179
Posted By 240Psycho
The front end looses traction when starting out...

The front end looses traction when starting out "spiritedly".

I am already a member and I am going back now, thanks.
Forum: showroom 02-22-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,179
Posted By 240Psycho
The suspension still feels great and nothing is...

The suspension still feels great and nothing is leaking. I plan to do a timing belt on it soon and change the fluids. I'm ok with a non working AWD, not much snow in Florida to play in.

Two weeks...
Forum: showroom 02-21-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,179
Posted By 240Psycho
Thanks, Its gotta be the fastest/ smoothest...

Thanks, Its gotta be the fastest/ smoothest acelerating car I have ever driven. It has a lot of miles, but I'm not too worried cause the wagon had over 300k and this has 160k, still a step in the...
Forum: showroom 02-21-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,179
Posted By 240Psycho
So I bought an S60R

http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=276&pictureid=2185

Couldn't help myself, It's also a 6 speed manual! Picked it up for $6,000

Any insight as to what to keep an eye on and...
Forum: events 02-06-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,349
Posted By 240Psycho
Im down like a russian clown for gtg. Hope i can...

Im down like a russian clown for gtg. Hope i can take the 91!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By 240Psycho
Mine made a very loud clunk and moved quite a...

Mine made a very loud clunk and moved quite a bit. After removing the U joint I found that not only were the bearings missing, it had cracked the cap in three places. The other ends had bearing,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By 240Psycho
I was in the process of checking it out when I...

I was in the process of checking it out when I noticed the rear u-joint was super loose. Turns out it ate its bearings. Nice thing is, I have a spare from my 91 in the garage.

Thanks for the help.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By 240Psycho
I lined the arrows up, I do have some new motor...

I lined the arrows up, I do have some new motor mount that it needs, I also need to replace the torque arm bushings. but this thing is real loud, Im leaning towards the rear end.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By 240Psycho
Lots of vibration and noise above 40mph

I replaced the carrier bearing about a month ago because it was making noise. I also replaced the front pass wheel bearing and I changed the diff fluid. Everything was nice and quiet until last week....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 28,631
Posted By 240Psycho
Appreciate the compassion, I have a lot of...

Appreciate the compassion, I have a lot of memorys in this car and it makes me happy to see it finally going in the right direction. Still have a long check list of things to get and assemble.
...
Forum: showroom 12-27-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,764
Posted By 240Psycho
Wow what a steal! Keep fluids in it and it will...

Wow what a steal! Keep fluids in it and it will run forever! I missed out on a $400 940 turbo a dealer took in on trade by one day. Im not a whole sale guy, Im just the guy that takes the pictures...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,411
Posted By 240Psycho
Wow. It is coming along nicely. Its always...

Wow. It is coming along nicely. Its always painful to have to go back and redo something youve already done, but at least theres no ceramic in the engine now. I had brown 2 year old gas in my 240. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 28,631
Posted By 240Psycho
Ricky has video, i will let ricky upload it. We...

Ricky has video, i will let ricky upload it. We did what we could to just get it ruuning. No iac and no transmission, wires are all over the place and the ign wires are too long. And yes it is...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 28,631
Posted By 240Psycho
It runs and it runs damn good. Thanks to Rickey...

It runs and it runs damn good. Thanks to Rickey and Charles for the help and hard work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,121
Posted By 240Psycho
if it didn't it would sound like an SRT dodge....

if it didn't it would sound like an SRT dodge. Lots of rumbling and back firing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,000
Posted By 240Psycho
Thanks for the help guys. Will be ordering a new...

Thanks for the help guys. Will be ordering a new one and will respond with results.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,000
Posted By 240Psycho
Is this the Park neutral switch located on the...

Is this the Park neutral switch located on the transmission? I think FCP sells them for about $75. My mom has owned the car since 2004 and it has never had any transmission problems before.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,000
Posted By 240Psycho
Bump, no S90 gurus?

Bump, no S90 gurus?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,000
Posted By 240Psycho
S90 1998 transmission problems

The car is a 1998 volvo S90 sedan automatic with 179k. At slow speeds and little throttle, it feels like the transmission is going from first to third then back to second. When at WOT the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By 240Psycho
Fixed! Put a thick ground cable on it and now it...

Fixed! Put a thick ground cable on it and now it runs like a dream! or as good as a 20+ year old car with over 260k can run. The battery light comes on when in the on position and is able to run the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By 240Psycho
Will try and yank on them (picture myself falling...

Will try and yank on them (picture myself falling backwards with broken wire in hand)

It has a 100 amp bosch on it right now from a 940 turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By 240Psycho
When I bought this car it had a 100 amp advanced...

When I bought this car it had a 100 amp advanced auto parts reman alt on it with no ground strap. It has been so long since I worked on a 240 with the alt in the stock location, I couldn't remember...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By 240Psycho
what ground cable?:wtf:

what ground cable?:wtf:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By 240Psycho
Alternator not charging

1990 240, yesterday the alternator went bad on the way home. So I swapped it with another I had as a spare. It too was bad as the car died again on me today. Changed the alternator again, this time...
Forum: showroom 08-22-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,719
Posted By 240Psycho
I vote fix it. Pretty sure the Volvo gods will...

I vote fix it. Pretty sure the Volvo gods will smite you for crushing yet another Volvo. The reverse is going out in my wifes S70 and I am already scavanging parts.
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