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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 378
Posted By DET17
The best thing about the SE cars, all factory...

The best thing about the SE cars, all factory spotwelds are visible and rest free. Do the due diligence and drive home a later 245, throw away all your plastic and interior away as it will be fried...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,457
Posted By DET17
The timing belt is the fuse...... way before a...

The timing belt is the fuse...... way before a cam gear mechanical failure. Whenever fuel/flame comes out the intake tract, the camshaft timing is wrong w.r.t. crank "home base"....... Pull your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By DET17
Your vehicle should be LH2.4 so run the under...

Your vehicle should be LH2.4 so run the under hood diagnostics and see what codes it pulls. Details on HOW TO found on the UK Volvo 700/900 Maint. pages.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By DET17
This was the issue on my 92 745. Inspection of...

This was the issue on my 92 745. Inspection of brake area switch found all AOK.

Rear fogs = single lamp on sedans; you can convert a wagon to get dual rear fogS, when going aftermarket Estonia...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 118,535
Posted By DET17
Why YES, I certainly do. Shoot me a PM.

Why YES, I certainly do. Shoot me a PM.
Forum: showroom 10-01-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,513
Posted By DET17
I attended the inaugural event in '15.... got the...

I attended the inaugural event in '15.... got the sticker to prove it :-)

Twisties, indeed they are in those hills of the Old North State. Let's see the pics, gents.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By DET17
Removed upper timing belt cover (half), inspect...

Removed upper timing belt cover (half), inspect for true source of oil leak..... then remedy.

Did your leak exist prior to your top valve cover gasket change?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,143
Posted By DET17
1031 pinion specs should match the 1041, but...

1031 pinion specs should match the 1041, but double check to confirm bearing set is the same. I've linked an early 960 1041 online spec set in a thread earlier this year.... can't remember if here...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 118,535
Posted By DET17
MIG welding 409 stainless exhaust pipes

I've mentioned previous that the DD has a TME cat back exhaust. I knew it was stainless, but not much else about the material. The pipes have always had a slight patina that looks like rust, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By DET17
Well, first and foremost..... Roy is a genius. ...

Well, first and foremost..... Roy is a genius. My 92 windshield trim is now completely installed thanks to his tips.

In summary:

1. use the Windex... sprayed directly on the plastic clips. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By DET17
Sounds like great advice.... didn't think about...

Sounds like great advice.... didn't think about Windex, but that stuff is pretty slick. Actually on the 745, I was able to slide the trim and it barely cleared the A pillar paint..... but again I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By DET17
The factory certainly didn't slide trim on the...

The factory certainly didn't slide trim on the assembly line...... but I did the piece under the 745 rear window that way with new clips. I got the top trim about 3/4 of the way by sliding from Dr...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By DET17
Late 7/9 series windshield trim install

Well I fought the 92 745 last night before bailing, for fear of bending the fragile 92 trim (I previously had to combine the 92 740 & 940 pieces to get a full straight set - all pieces identical...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,706
Posted By DET17
The rear suspension will articulate further than...

The rear suspension will articulate further than the shocks allow..... take care when you go back in with new shocks and lift slightly to enable installation of bolts.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By DET17
Hot Rod Drag Week 2018 - pair of 245's in the IMPORT section

Any of these 245's belong to our own TB lunatics? Loving the roof racks..... Drag Week a hardcore event, just check out the rules.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By DET17
Simon Babbs is the resident 7 series expert. ...

Simon Babbs is the resident 7 series expert.

ABS car or early?

I installed a new master cyl. On my 92, but didn't touch the dist. Block; much simpler with non ABS. You might find your details...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 66,031
Posted By DET17
Is that a Vette E-fan as well? Curious how well...

Is that a Vette E-fan as well? Curious how well it fits..... I’ll need something when my white block resides in my 242. Appreciate more details on figment.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,121
Posted By DET17
LH2.4 ECU control: Low fan for temp setpoint...

LH2.4 ECU control:

Low fan for temp setpoint via head mount CTS
HIGH fan for AC pressure set point (switches in condenser on 7/9; single switch used on late 2)

Theory of ops explained in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,121
Posted By DET17
Dave, do you have on/off data from the belt...

Dave, do you have on/off data from the belt driven fan thermostatic clutch to validate this?

Doesn't the total airflow in SCFM depend upon how it is controlled? I don't believe the LH2.4 ECU...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 118,535
Posted By DET17
740SE foglights

So, about 2 months ago I'm scanning the TB For Sale section, and a Canadian fellow is selling off a hoard of parts, many NOS. One item that caught my eye is a conversion kit for adding the 740SE fog...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,121
Posted By DET17
Recalling that World Series game #1 last year in...

Recalling that World Series game #1 last year in LA, it was like, 102*F at first pitch. But it's a dry heat...... as they say.

As TLAO said earlier, the key to the E-fan performance when retro'd...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 118,535
Posted By DET17
Vielen dank, sir for adding those details to this...

Vielen dank, sir for adding those details to this thread. I'm still on the fence about the K&N air filtration abilities (I followed their instructions to the letter on oiling). I know they sell a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 42,600
Posted By DET17
I sure can appreciate your challenges with this...

I sure can appreciate your challenges with this build...... optimize the suspension, then fighting for every bloody inch when fitting the whiteblock, what with the original 1950's suspension location...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 42,600
Posted By DET17
Absolutely loving the "Ride of the Valkyries"...

Absolutely loving the "Ride of the Valkyries" music......... what is the smell of victory in the Throttle Stop Garage?

Also loving your fabricating..... I just may have to subscribe!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By DET17
I believe that is the same RECON. manual I was...

I believe that is the same RECON. manual I was referring to. For certain, the one I have covers the B23, so probably.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,256
Posted By DET17
The power stage (ignition transistors) get so...

The power stage (ignition transistors) get so damn hot they will burn you...... yes, you need to "sink" the heat with the thermal paste.

Condition of the radiator? If you have access to an IR...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By DET17
Why not use the IAC with LH2.4 as designed? The...

Why not use the IAC with LH2.4 as designed? The ECU takes care of your idle dependent upon many variables. Hoses are still available for the 7/9 for certain. Be very careful with harness connector...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,357
Posted By DET17
The guy's wife emailed me, said they had the CBV...

The guy's wife emailed me, said they had the CBV upgrade kits on backorder... . don't know if they show on the ARD Tuning site. Was less than $50 if I recall correctly.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,357
Posted By DET17
ARD Tuning also has an upgrade kit for the...

ARD Tuning also has an upgrade kit for the stocker MITSU TD04s. Didn't cost a lot of coin.... but I've yet to apply much boost to it. I'm not planning on my than 18PSI with the 19t, beyond the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,256
Posted By DET17
For all these LH2.4 240s, the gospel I was taught...

For all these LH2.4 240s, the gospel I was taught when poor running/stalling/hard starting:

1. New CPS (good quality)
2. New power stage
3. New fuse #6 (should be all fuel, confirm it)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By DET17
Lowering these RWD bricks destroys the front roll...

Lowering these RWD bricks destroys the front roll center. Restore joy and "handling" to your ride..... install the QSRC's and return to the front roll center the Engineers designed your vehicle...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,629
Posted By DET17
My thought several days in the rear view......

My thought several days in the rear view......
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By DET17
Indeed, why not? MS3 will give you sequential...

Indeed, why not? MS3 will give you sequential fuel for your T5. When it's all over, you'll be much smarter.......after Megasquirting.
Forum: article composition 08-27-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,153
Posted By DET17
I didn't know that IPD had those abutment...

I didn't know that IPD had those abutment brackets (to receive the calipers). I bought mine from SKANDIX in Germany.

As my 940 hasn't yet left the workshop, I don't have any feedback on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 180,576
Posted By DET17
With the oil capacity of the whiteblock, can you...

With the oil capacity of the whiteblock, can you run a short test on the turbo by running a gravity drain external to the engine (so there is zero back pressure influence on the drain). You've...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 180,576
Posted By DET17
Those have a nice tight distribution..... did you...

Those have a nice tight distribution..... did you take those with your throttle fully open whilst cranking?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 66,031
Posted By DET17
You might be fine, especially sans turbo, with...

You might be fine, especially sans turbo, with the stocker B21 radiator. The E-fan should keep it under control; since the ECU sends the signals to the relay module on the 9 E-fan, you can either...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 66,031
Posted By DET17
What coolant system for this beast? I believe...

What coolant system for this beast? I believe Homer said he is running a NA 940 radiator on his 5 cylinder.... and of course he has a FMIC and condenser with working AC as well.

I'm a bit...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 118,535
Posted By DET17
A pillar and top windscreen trim removed; this is...

A pillar and top windscreen trim removed; this is a different dance on the 7/9 than the antique 240s. I will need one of those "flush glass seals" for my 242, which I think were OE in 92 & 93...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 118,535
Posted By DET17
Well my glass guy is 4 miles away, and the paint...

Well my glass guy is 4 miles away, and the paint shop is 30+ miles away. I don't personally see any benefit to glass post paint...... all the glass guys can do is nick my new paint during the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By DET17
Homer runs the "late" 9 series cover on his...

Homer runs the "late" 9 series cover on his whiteblocked 244.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By DET17
The stock clutch is the fuse on the M46........

The stock clutch is the fuse on the M46..... increase the holding power above that of the stock clutch and expect an explosion shortly thereafter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By DET17
Paid $150 for one (rust free, but 4 hours away)...

Paid $150 for one (rust free, but 4 hours away) and locally got another from Mike Sr. for $100 (early type with chrome trim at front face of hood). The latter has a broken off bolt in the female...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By DET17
I doubt the factory used any liquid sealant on...

I doubt the factory used any liquid sealant on the paper gaskets; green book would spec it if they did. I put the red anaerobic in a thin layer to ensure any voids in the machined casting didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By DET17
I've got a 90 7 series rear end cover, aluminum,...

I've got a 90 7 series rear end cover, aluminum, that doesn't have the little "filter" built into the ring gear spray path; that same rear still had the drain plug with magnet on the pass. side of...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,629
Posted By DET17
If you opt to go diesel airbox, shoot me a PM.

If you opt to go diesel airbox, shoot me a PM.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 180,576
Posted By DET17
Are there any options from Sweden for a purchased...

Are there any options from Sweden for a purchased 5 cyl. RWD header that would elevate your turbo? I'm not looking forward to building a custom unit (as did Homer, others) but will if necessitated...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 118,535
Posted By DET17
I promised the Wife (CFO) that I'll be driving...

I promised the Wife (CFO) that I'll be driving this sedan to retirement, so I'm going for broke (near literally). A new windscreen will be installed just prior to the paint work, and then hopefully...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,706
Posted By DET17
If you still have the factory IAC installed, when...

If you still have the factory IAC installed, when you key up ignition to IAC should be open. You'll pressurize that intake..... worst case hold the throttle body plate open with a zip tie.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,706
Posted By DET17
Your boost gauge in the cabin is reading what the...

Your boost gauge in the cabin is reading what the intake sees; I doubt you have the boost set that high - 1.3 bar (approx. 20 psig) should be all you ever try to generate.... higher than that and...
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