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Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 658
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Posted By Homer
FWIW, I'm running a 0.035 restrictor and AN3...

FWIW, I'm running a 0.035 restrictor and AN3 line. The AN3 vs 4 should reduce oil flow as well. Obv the restrictor is the easiest change.
Not sure where I was going with that.
Same turbo, same...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Homer
Should be 180F

Should be 180F
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By Homer
The Lemforders at FCP have the correct ports. ...

The Lemforders at FCP have the correct ports.
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-rack-and-pinion-bellows-kit-right-240-242-244-245-260-270881...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 726
Posted By Homer
Photos?

Photos?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,021
Posted By Homer
Of course! I had the same sort of issue you did.

Of course! I had the same sort of issue you did.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,021
Posted By Homer
North Manufacturing in Kansas City, MO can...

North Manufacturing in Kansas City, MO can absolutely handle the tri flange giubo arrangement.
I have had several 3 bolt driveshafts balanced and/or modified there.

Address: 1025 Winchester Ave,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By Homer
Why take the risk, just heat it up and weld it....

Why take the risk, just heat it up and weld it. I've welded a vband to a mitsu housing using 309L filler. Preheat and slow cool down did the trick. It welded like cast iron.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By Homer
Give Jorgen Automotive a call. They rebuilt a ZF...

Give Jorgen Automotive a call. They rebuilt a ZF type 3 for me and should be able to provide parts and any advice you might need.
Phone: (734) 971-6700 Roger is the guru.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Homer
It could be a bunch of things. I'd start with...

It could be a bunch of things. I'd start with mechanical. Check u-joints in the driveshaft, bushings on the rear end, engine mounts as mentioned, trans mounts and pinion/ring gear backlash.
Or it...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,325
Posted By Homer
and production parts

and production parts
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
Yep

Yep
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 03:52 PM
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Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
Just installed a set of the Kaplhenke Hybrid...

Just installed a set of the Kaplhenke Hybrid Torque Arms. The adjustable poly torque rods had to go. No more poly bushings on this car.
Thoroughly impressed with the change.
-Noticeable...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Homer
Hopefully it came with the dash bezel and control...

Hopefully it came with the dash bezel and control knob. It mounts in one of the 52mm gauge spots.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
Cruise control is PERFECT now. The new cable...

Cruise control is PERFECT now. The new cable routing did wonders. Easier to drive at low speeds too.

For giggles I threw an indicator on the rear axle. Found the passenger side axle flange is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,659
Posted By Homer
I've been using the Alternate 1 setup for almost...

I've been using the Alternate 1 setup for almost 5 years now. It's what I recommend in my brake kit installation instructions.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,659
Posted By Homer
Did you follow Dave Barton's guide? ...

Did you follow Dave Barton's guide?
http://www.240turbo.com/volvo240bigbrakes.html
Scroll down a bit to brake line routing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By Homer
What they said. Don't waste your time with...

What they said. Don't waste your time with anything else
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,241
Posted By Homer
I've noticed the main problem being the window...

I've noticed the main problem being the window guide rubber trim. The felt wears off and adds extra drag. My drivers side has a relatively new piece in it and the window is acceptable in speed. The...
Forum: showroom 05-18-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 799,191
Posted By Homer
This is all I have right now. Sorting out other...

This is all I have right now. Sorting out other issues and then I'll take some better photos.
https://i.imgur.com/Zltoc4b.jpg


Thanks! Yah nearly. $850 installed at Costco, $70 instant rebate...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 155,529
Posted By Homer
I have learned so much!

I have learned so much!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
No ABS but I have ABS struts. Thought I might...

No ABS but I have ABS struts. Thought I might implement traction control but that's pretty low on the list.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
Skandix. ...

Skandix.
http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/suspension-steering/wheel-bearing/wheel-hub-mounting/wheel-hub-front-axle/1033317/?dc=32
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
Yep. Bearing races were already pressed in too.

Yep. Bearing races were already pressed in too.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
New hubs arrived ...

New hubs arrived
https://i.imgur.com/7AwXnDx.jpg

While rolling around under the car I noticed the front universal joint was loose. Volvo specs HD versions of GKN 1300 series U-Joints. I didn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By Homer
Assuming you use passenger side 240 cushions on...

Assuming you use passenger side 240 cushions on both sides, 2" spacers are what you need.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By Homer
That connector does not exist. You CAN find a 5...

That connector does not exist. You CAN find a 5 pin JPT connector and just transfer the pins or grab the gray connector on the DS strut tower from an 850. The pins will swap into that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Homer
The canister does have a GM logo on the bottom. I...

The canister does have a GM logo on the bottom. I bet with a little sleuthing you could find a comparable replacement online.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 69,406
Posted By Homer
That sounds fantastic. Notice any change in sound...

That sounds fantastic. Notice any change in sound when it warms up?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
I think more than heavy it always just felt a...

I think more than heavy it always just felt a little sticky. Having a newer car to compare it to might have led to me noticing it more. I dunno.
I have the same spool and double spring setup that a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
I went at it through the gauge cluster opening....

I went at it through the gauge cluster opening. The angles made it weird. Turns out I'm just doing it wrong! Derp
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
If the bolts under the dash weren't such a pain...

If the bolts under the dash weren't such a pain in the ass I think I'd actually get around to fixing it.



That's not a bad idea making the boost super lazy with cruise on. hmmm.

The cruise...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 69,406
Posted By Homer
The hangers look great. Slick idea with combining...

The hangers look great. Slick idea with combining 2 clamps.
I bet that exhaust will sound great. It's really hard to describe how much different it sounds compared to a stainless setup.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
I know, too much lightweighting. I saw there are...

I know, too much lightweighting. I saw there are companies that manufacture runout correction shims. I guess for customers that don't want to buy new hubs? Beer cans are way cheaper and you're...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Homer
Also check that the caliper you put on was...

Also check that the caliper you put on was assembled correctly. There are dimples on the caliper halves that need to line up. If they don't they'll never bleed properly. I had this issue for a few...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 69,406
Posted By Homer
What are your plans for hangers on the aluminum...

What are your plans for hangers on the aluminum sections?
It took me a while to realize you swapped in the BMW chassis, turns out I was too lazy to read the first post.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,689
Posted By Homer
You might want to have a chat with every engine...

You might want to have a chat with every engine manufacturer out there. The stock oil separator drains back to the crankcase. The provent is just doing a better job of separating the oil from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Homer
That later TRW rack is not adjustable. It sounds...

That later TRW rack is not adjustable. It sounds like the rack bushings are worn and need replacing.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
Got the steering back together last night and it...

Got the steering back together last night and it feels wonderful. Just drove around the parking garage and the assist level is perfect now. Not Cadillac floaty but not overly heavy.

Hubs just left...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,689
Posted By Homer
Should give you a good idea of the plumbing. ...

Should give you a good idea of the plumbing.
Stock breather box--> Provent--> tee to intake manifold--> Pre turbo pipe
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
More updates. I've been fighting a steering...

More updates.

I've been fighting a steering wheel shimmy for quite some time now. 50-60ish mph. I could get it to disappear if the front wheels would be in the correct phase with each other. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,689
Posted By Homer
I have been running the provent 200 for the last...

I have been running the provent 200 for the last 40k miles. Changed the filter ~3k miles ago. I've never had oil buildup issues in my turbo(s). Even at higher boost. I kept the stock oil separator...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Homer
No reason you can't fit it. Reroute the drier...

No reason you can't fit it.
Reroute the drier to compressor line forward. External WG stays below the turbo.

First photo is the GTX3067
Third is a Holset HE351
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 594,588
Posted By Homer
https://www.amazon.com/Volvo-Center-Caps-Cover-Whe...

https://www.amazon.com/Volvo-Center-Caps-Cover-Wheel/dp/B06XHSSH1L
and some thin o-rings. The OD of the centercap is ~1mm too small.

Yep, just the DW300 in tank pump
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,494
Posted By Homer
Yea buddy

Yea buddy
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By Homer
285s will require pulling fenders. No way you can...

285s will require pulling fenders. No way you can get away with just trimming or rolling fender lips. Max you can fit with just trimming is 245.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Homer
What he said. $40-60 for a custom hose that won't...

What he said. $40-60 for a custom hose that won't leave you stranded is pretty cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,455
Posted By Homer
Credit goes to Dave Barton for the diagram, but...

Credit goes to Dave Barton for the diagram, but these are all the mechanical parts needed under the dash.
http://www.240turbo.com/volvovacuumdiagrams.html
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,455
Posted By Homer
240 parts for sure. Plug and play affair. Be sure...

240 parts for sure. Plug and play affair. Be sure to get the pedal switch bracket, your 240 won't have it.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,455
Posted By Homer
Found a leaky o ring in the brake pedal switch...

Found a leaky o ring in the brake pedal switch and my throttle cable is draggy. The leak wasn't bad enough for the cruise to not work at all but it makes sense that it was surging a little.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,455
Posted By Homer
No way in hell I'd want to hack a cruise module...

No way in hell I'd want to hack a cruise module from another car into mine.

Good idea checking the throttle cable. I've got a pile of those vac pumps for whatever reason. Do you remember what...
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