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Forum: website & board 12-10-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By PromiseRing
Hopefully yours was maintained better than the...

Hopefully yours was maintained better than the last 240 I bought in Peoria.

Welcome!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,779
Posted By PromiseRing
Plugs perfectly fine to me.

Plugs perfectly fine to me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By PromiseRing
That won't cause the engine to die. OP I'd...

That won't cause the engine to die.

OP I'd think CPS or a fueling issue like an iffy relay or iffy pump.

Condition of radio suppression relay and wiring?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By PromiseRing
Just leave the original in there and save...

Just leave the original in there and save yourself the headache of doing the job twice..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,779
Posted By PromiseRing
Havenít had your coffee yet this morning??

Havenít had your coffee yet this morning??
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,779
Posted By PromiseRing
Isnít that kind of warm to be running elevated...

Isnít that kind of warm to be running elevated boost and an hx35? I was always under the impression that at least 1 step colder was probably safe.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By PromiseRing
Don’t forget to check shims after the new cam.. ...

Don’t forget to check shims after the new cam..

For the oil separator, OE is best by far. Just take it off (way easier with intake manifold off), fill it with diesel, shake the crap out of it,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 65,207
Posted By PromiseRing
Dude Iím just now seeing this. Itís always a...

Dude Iím just now seeing this. Itís always a ****ing Camry.

Iíve watched the video like 3 times now and it still doesnít make sense to me. Looks like 2 cars were coming the opposite direction and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,779
Posted By PromiseRing
Did you mean to say get a knock-sense unit or a...

Did you mean to say get a knock-sense unit or a knock sensor? Any ezk116 or ezk117 should already have a knock sensor AFAIK. Might be worth checking plug gaps and heat ranges to make sure theyíre all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,779
Posted By PromiseRing
OoOoh good point there too! OP, there is no...

OoOoh good point there too!

OP, there is no way you didnít hear this thing knock. You need quieter exhaust or knocksense.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,779
Posted By PromiseRing
Is the damage only in one cylinder? If so, which?...

Is the damage only in one cylinder? If so, which? If it’s detonating that bad on just 1 cylinder, i think you’re probably lacking fuel or something severe. That is BAD damage. Also, you should listen...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By PromiseRing
And/or a clogged PCV system (oil separator box).

And/or a clogged PCV system (oil separator box).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,779
Posted By PromiseRing
So that gold Volvo that I tried destroying..it...

So that gold Volvo that I tried destroying..it would knock/detonate worse than any engine I’ve ever heard in my life. Not sure if it was cus of the coolant injection through the block or what. But...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,779
Posted By PromiseRing
Based off of my experience (which we all know no...

Based off of my experience (which we all know no one (especially you) gives a **** about), this is not detonation, but rather something got ingested.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,474
Posted By PromiseRing
Awesome. Thanks for the feedback, I do appreciate...

Awesome. Thanks for the feedback, I do appreciate it:) will order one soon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,474
Posted By PromiseRing
Shipping would probably make it not worth your...

Shipping would probably make it not worth your time lol. I have free shipping so it's only costing me $27 shipped from ipd brand new. I appreciate the offer though!

Edit: actually it's the exact...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By PromiseRing
Oh I forgot to consider the fact that you may not...

Oh I forgot to consider the fact that you may not be US based, but I believe most of the time the injection systems will be the exact same. Other countries I think got a B200ft? Not sure..
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,474
Posted By PromiseRing
What is everyone's experience with iPd's plastic...

What is everyone's experience with iPd's plastic 740 ( :poo: ) tray? Need one for the '90 744. Don't wanna pay RockAuto shipping....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By PromiseRing
If it is a turbo 4 cylinder (which it is) it is a...

If it is a turbo 4 cylinder (which it is) it is a b230ft engine with 13mm rods and no squirters. Pretty stout engine.

And it runs on LH2.4 turbo ecu and EZK116 ignition.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
Idk man. Ran pretty well for 26 years or so.

Idk man. Ran pretty well for 26 years or so.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
So got bored yesterday and wanted to look at the...

So got bored yesterday and wanted to look at the previous engine carnage. Dropped the oil pan and there was NO oil in it. The oil light was never connected on the owners car so he did not know it had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By PromiseRing
240 wiper cables scare me. When mine breaks I’m...

240 wiper cables scare me. When mine breaks I’m just scrapping the car and buying another Toyota.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By PromiseRing
I wouldnít consider it solving the problem....

I wouldnít consider it solving the problem. Afterall, what volvo did was really just a band aid.

I believe the radiator itself might fit, Idk? But it is physically taller as well. So the lower tax...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By PromiseRing
LH2.4 940s control the fan with the ECU Regina...

LH2.4 940s control the fan with the ECU
Regina 940s control the fan with:
a) low speed is triggered by a pressure switch in the ac condenser and only comes on when ac is on and pressures reach x...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By PromiseRing
Depends how how you like your coolant.

Depends how how you like your coolant.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By PromiseRing
You can add an additional ground to the wiper...

You can add an additional ground to the wiper motor and it may help a lot. I know earlier cars did not get a dedicated ground but later ones did (not sure what year that started). You could also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,041
Posted By PromiseRing
So youíre telling me i shouldnít bang limiter...

So youíre telling me i shouldnít bang limiter burnouts with my +t iPd turbo cam..???

Also, was this what we call 'dropping a valve'?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,041
Posted By PromiseRing
Throw another head on it. Lol but I wonder if...

Throw another head on it. Lol but I wonder if that dimple will cause any turbulence issues or cause any knock.

What causes this type of failure?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By PromiseRing
I think thatís the case with every car on this...

I think thatís the case with every car on this forum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By PromiseRing
Maybe excessive blow-by? Vacuum line hooked up to...

Maybe excessive blow-by? Vacuum line hooked up to the flametrap? Any holes in other hoses?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By PromiseRing
Every CSI connector on a b230 lh2.4 Iíve ever...

Every CSI connector on a b230 lh2.4 Iíve ever seen is blue. So if thatís your only concern, Iíd swap them around. I would assume that the blue connector gets 12v on cold start cranking/idle. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By PromiseRing
No balance shafts on an 8v. +1. Seals...

No balance shafts on an 8v.


+1. Seals wear out. If your breather box is easy-breathing and the flame trap is clean, it was likely just an old seal. Replace with Volvo OE. Though I recently got...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By PromiseRing
If it’s anything like a 240, I may have some...

If it’s anything like a 240, I may have some advice. Also, could peel back the rubber boot and check wire colors, then compare them with a wiring diagram.

On a 240, the knock sensor and temp...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
Yes but I like to verify in multiple ways for...

Yes but I like to verify in multiple ways for good measure:-) I am at peace, thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
Ah I gotcha. I always know TDC by verifying that...

Ah I gotcha. I always know TDC by verifying that the rotor is pointed near the number one spark plug lead, piston 1 is at the top of its stroke, and both valves on cylinder 1 are closed (lobes facing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
Yeah I was confused by that statement lol. Just...

Yeah I was confused by that statement lol. Just put the engine at TDC (cyl 1) and work from there. But piston 4 is also at the top of it's stroke, but can't remember if both valves are closed on that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
She started right up and is running well. Thanks...

She started right up and is running well. Thanks guys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
Yeah so it looks like I have it right. I was just...

Yeah so it looks like I have it right. I was just concerned that it could be advanced or retarded a whole bolt hole and still be in the starter area. Time will tell. Buttoning up the rest tomorrow...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
Breaker bar could NOT move seized engine. So...

Breaker bar could NOT move seized engine. So anyway, here is the new engine with cylinder 1 at confirmed TDC. I need confirmation that this is the correct flywheel orientation....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,315
Posted By PromiseRing
You changed the tank pump but didn't change that...

You changed the tank pump but didn't change that little piece of degrading rubber!? lol

I actually didn't on my 93 either. It was in fantastic shape. But if they show any signs of wear it's always...
Forum: showroom 11-15-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By PromiseRing
Something like this in my garage in my hometown....

Something like this in my garage in my hometown. Gas, lots of BTU's but idk how many. My dad installed it back when he still liked cars. I'd say <5 minutes to get temps up. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
A breaker bar is able to move the 'seized' engine...

A breaker bar is able to move the 'seized' engine i believe, so I’ll just put both to TDC and swap. Thanks guys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,315
Posted By PromiseRing
That is more than likely a torn hose that...

That is more than likely a torn hose that transfers fuel from tank pump to sending unit. They degrade and fuel struggles to get out of the tank below ~1/2 tank. The pump lifts the fuel, then it just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
Probably can't even get the locked up engine to...

Probably can't even get the locked up engine to TDC:lol: But I will make sure both engines are at the same position before I swap everything over.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
Thanks everyone. @Lummert: Donor motor has...

Thanks everyone.

@Lummert: Donor motor has no flexplate or flywheel, going to just directly swap from the old one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
Just took a look at the back of the 88 motor. It...

Just took a look at the back of the 88 motor. It appears that Volvo has already drilled and tapped the earlier blocks for the CPS bracket.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By PromiseRing
LH2.2 engine in LH2.4/3.1 car

Iím going to be swapping an ~88 lh2.2 b230f into a 92 240 with lh3.1. I know itís not ideal but itís the motor in hand. Had a few questions before I dive in as to not run into any major unexpected...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,315
Posted By PromiseRing
Here comes a long post. The B cam loping has...

Here comes a long post.

The B cam loping has everything to do with the cold weather. It will always lump and sound like it has a fat cam anytime it's below maybe ~40F. It's nothing to worry about...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By PromiseRing
+1. Hydras with some 205 55 16s on some cheap...

+1. Hydras with some 205 55 16s on some cheap Achilles sport max 2s are nice
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By PromiseRing
14” x something. Ken will know. 5.5”?? Idk

14” x something. Ken will know. 5.5”?? Idk
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