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Forum: performance & suspension 02-04-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By dl242gt
Here is the web site. Pull down the cam menu to...

Here is the web site. Pull down the cam menu to goto Volvo. http://enem.se/produkter.asp
Forum: performance & suspension 02-03-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By dl242gt
Enem V15 turbo cam is called the torque cam in...

Enem V15 turbo cam is called the torque cam in the enem cam chart. I have had very positive experiences with their cams. I use one in both my cars a non turbo cam in one and a turbo version in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By dl242gt
Lambda light only comes on when the mileage...

Lambda light only comes on when the mileage counter closes the contacts. If you even have the counter behind the cluster anymore.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 373
Posted By dl242gt
Beru also makes very good quality ignition parts....

Beru also makes very good quality ignition parts. I was able to source a low resistance rotor from Beru. The part number is NVL145. I got them from Kingsbourne. The bosch rotors have high resistance...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 549
Posted By dl242gt
They rust inside as well as have diaphragm...

They rust inside as well as have diaphragm failure. I've never had good experience with used ones. The parts are going to start failing more not only due to age but they weren't designed for alcohol...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By dl242gt
My 79 had a good engine wiring harness. It was a...

My 79 had a good engine wiring harness. It was a non lambda car. Maybe the extra wiring of the kjet lambda cars was more prone to decay? Of course the efi cars and the turbos had lots of rot. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By dl242gt
I made my own when I installed a 90+ on my 82...

I made my own when I installed a 90+ on my 82 B21FT. I made a bracket that is bolted to the block where the cat used to be. It goes to the middle of the manifold where the stock bracket fits.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By dl242gt
That number reminds me of the old Boge...

That number reminds me of the old Boge aftermarket turbo gas shocks. They fit in the stock strut using the spacer at the bottom. The factory gas struts were also boge branded but were used without a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By dl242gt
The engine wiring is the only main issue with my...

The engine wiring is the only main issue with my 80s volvos and that was mostly turbos since that is what I mostly had. Now my 93 wagon has had worse wiring issues including suspected factory...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By dl242gt
Probably put on there from an earlier head. You...

Probably put on there from an earlier head. You will have to get a #5 cap from a 530 to have things proper.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By dl242gt
Even though some parts on the early cars are...

Even though some parts on the early cars are bolted on compared to the later car having the front clip welded together. It should all bolt on as a front clip. I just repaired a friends 1990 and we...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By dl242gt
The backup light wiring can wear through on the...

The backup light wiring can wear through on the edge of the hole in the body for the shifter and also the wiring under the car for the backup lights will decay and the insulation will be gone. It...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By dl242gt
I bought a replacement tailgate for my 93 wagon...

I bought a replacement tailgate for my 93 wagon from Franks in Orange NJ. There aren't any rust repair shops in southern nj that will work on old Volvos. Same thing as you encountered. They all want...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-29-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,409
Posted By dl242gt
I understand that you want to have the car back...

I understand that you want to have the car back on the road as soon as you can but taking your time is really the key to doing a good swap and having it reliable as much as possible when done. You'll...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-25-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,600
Posted By dl242gt
Speaking of ride height. I adjusted my suspension...

Speaking of ride height. I adjusted my suspension to have the control arms horizontal and it seemed to like that. Not a ride height some folks would like but the roads are horrid here and I want some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By dl242gt
I'm going to try the aftermarket deutschparts...

I'm going to try the aftermarket deutschparts (not sure about the spelling) mounts on ebay. I bought the plates from Chris on ebay as well. They are going in my 93 wagon after I do the clutch and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By dl242gt
The alternator adjuster bolt is a 6mm 1.0 thread...

The alternator adjuster bolt is a 6mm 1.0 thread 70mm long. The hex head is usually 10mm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By dl242gt
As mentioned. You should go get that pressure...

As mentioned. You should go get that pressure gauge. Check control pressure. A clogged warmup regulator will lean out the engine and it'll stay lean. It's ok at first because the computer makes the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,064
Posted By dl242gt
More intermittent misses that are vacuum leaks...

More intermittent misses that are vacuum leaks are the injector seals and the intake manifold gasket. These go bad on a regular schedule of three to four years with a 240 turbo. Especially the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By dl242gt
Do you have a meter? You can unplug the connector...

Do you have a meter? You can unplug the connector for the reverse lights and using the ohms selection on lowest ohms. Check that the reverse switch connects the two wires when you move the shifter to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 699
Posted By dl242gt
Try some tamper resistant torx? I haven't done...

Try some tamper resistant torx? I haven't done anything but around here my car is not a 'cool' car, thankfully.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-12-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,353
Posted By dl242gt
Well I am what you would call a long time user of...

Well I am what you would call a long time user of the no preload Jeep front axle version of the trutrack. It was the only version available at the time and is not as strong as the newer versions. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By dl242gt
the Pierburg fuel pump isn't available anymore?...

the Pierburg fuel pump isn't available anymore? That was the only one that didn't make too much fuel pressure causing my SU float bowls to overflow. I fixed the problem by adding a fuel pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By dl242gt
When I had this happening I had to take apart the...

When I had this happening I had to take apart the retractor and oil it. I also noticed the tab inside that locks it when it gets the intertia from a crash had some metal wear on the end. This was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By dl242gt
Spend the extra money on genuine Volvo engine...

Spend the extra money on genuine Volvo engine seals. The Elring stuff has let me down the last couple of years. Doesn't fit correctly in the cam location causing leaks is what happened to me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By dl242gt
The only main difference with the 93 engine...

The only main difference with the 93 engine compared to the older LH2.4 engines is the timing belt is a round tooth belt on your 93. You can swap over the sprockets if you want but it isn't a deal...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-01-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By dl242gt
I daily drive a V15 cam in both of my signature...

I daily drive a V15 cam in both of my signature cars. One of the best upgrades I have done. Both cars being manual it really made a dramatic improvement. With an auto and an adjustable gear it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By dl242gt
I just bought strikers from Tasca a couple of...

I just bought strikers from Tasca a couple of months ago. They had to order them but they showed up after a bit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By dl242gt
I got your PM but figured everyone could use the...

I got your PM but figured everyone could use the part numbers. It really makes it nicer to work on the alternator with that adjuster bracket.
1346024 bracket -1990
1346365 bracket 1991-
955304...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By dl242gt
BTW the BB could be the ball bearing volvo used...

BTW the BB could be the ball bearing volvo used to seal the fuel mixture adjustment hole.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure the ballast resistor is good. Sparking...

Make sure the ballast resistor is good. Sparking while cranking is good. But after you change the key to run position. The ballast resistor and associated wiring handle the voltage going to the coil....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By dl242gt
Volvo realized that isn't a strong setup....

Volvo realized that isn't a strong setup. Although it works better with the urethane bushing and also the bushing goes in the other end of the bracket. But as I wrote, somewhere along the line Volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By dl242gt
In my classic wagon the trans is making the same...

In my classic wagon the trans is making the same noises at 388k miles. It's gonna puke sometime but has been doing it for the last couple of years getting slowly louder and louder. I put fluid in but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By dl242gt
I would suggest you get a fuel pressure gauge and...

I would suggest you get a fuel pressure gauge and check the control pressure as well as the system pressure and rest pressure. I've also had an intermittent failing main fuel pump on kjet cause low...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By dl242gt
Use the hinges from the 1984 doors if possible....

Use the hinges from the 1984 doors if possible. They have grease fittings thus are easier to lubricate and maintain.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah soak those fittings down with penetrating...

Yeah soak those fittings down with penetrating oil and wait days before you try to remove it. Clean them with a wire brush so the penetrant can get in the threads as much as possible. Use a high...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By dl242gt
The crankcase has a oil trap breather box below...

The crankcase has a oil trap breather box below the intake manifold. They get dirty and need to be replaced. My friend has a 93 940 with block mounted distributor and it was a regular production...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By dl242gt
Maybe you have a bad/clogged warning light valve?...

Maybe you have a bad/clogged warning light valve? That's the valve on the inner fender below the master cylinder. They go bad and can cause a low pedal that you can't seem to figure out. Plus they...
Forum: performance & suspension 10-07-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By dl242gt
As you can see in my sig. My 82 kjet turbo has a...

As you can see in my sig. My 82 kjet turbo has a few of the 'standard' mods including an enem V15 turbo cam which is basically equivalent to the IPD cam. Start with the stage zero as suggested and...
Forum: performance & suspension 10-07-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By dl242gt
I bought rods and pistons from RSI for my B21FT.

I bought rods and pistons from RSI for my B21FT.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By dl242gt
The ones that have worked the best for me are the...

The ones that have worked the best for me are the brass and copper stock type fuses. I get them on ebay or from fcpeuro. IPD used to sell gold plated bussman style fuses but that was many years ago....
Forum: performance & suspension 08-15-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By dl242gt
The powerband straight up according to what I...

The powerband straight up according to what I remember in the enem chart was 2k rpm to 6k rpm powerband. It is the torque cam in the notes. In answer to your question. Yes, my butt dyno felt a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By dl242gt
My version is 2005 as well. Edition A english....

My version is 2005 as well. Edition A english. Been very helpful keeping the old 240 on the road.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By dl242gt
The 84.5 to 85 intercooler stuff is listed in...

The 84.5 to 85 intercooler stuff is listed in VADIS under the 84 model year under cooling system. There is nothing about it if you look under 1985 model year for a 240 with B21FT. At least that's...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-13-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By dl242gt
Don't bother with running the cam straight up...

Don't bother with running the cam straight up then adjusting. I run mine advanced two degrees in my turbo and will be advance it to either 4 or six and wish I had from the start. Other than that....
Forum: performance & suspension 08-13-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By dl242gt
Actually the enem V15 is much closer to the B cam...

Actually the enem V15 is much closer to the B cam with more lift. B is the stock cam I like to recommend. They have the same duration but the lift is higher in the enem cam. Plus enem makes both...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-12-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By dl242gt
An enem V15 is exactly what you are looking for...

An enem V15 is exactly what you are looking for if they still make them. Very good low rpm power with a wide powerband that pulls all the way to redline.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By dl242gt
What is that kinked hose in the picture? Is that...

What is that kinked hose in the picture? Is that your oil return?
Forum: performance & suspension 05-27-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By dl242gt
I put one in my friends 1990 manual 245. This is...

I put one in my friends 1990 manual 245. This is a person who I had to practically twist his arm to get me to put it in. Now he wouldn't go back. A better stock cam than an M any day. Plus you won't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By dl242gt
The easy painless way to install the plug is to...

The easy painless way to install the plug is to remove the valve cover and remove the rearmost cam cap. The flat side of the seal goes to the outside of the engine.
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