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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I would be inclined to do another drain and fill...

I would be inclined to do another drain and fill on that in a couple hundred miles. That ATF was quite dirty. Fresh ATF has a tendency to 'knock' stuff free and it cleans VERY well. I went from dark...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Perhaps, but I think the actual flow section of...

Perhaps, but I think the actual flow section of the hot side itself is tiny tiny. Places where we can not reach easily.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Yeah it is tiny and flows like crap. Though I had...

Yeah it is tiny and flows like crap. Though I had good luck porting mine.

At the end of the day it makes more sense to upgrade to something that flows better.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
What happens is your free flowing downpipe...

What happens is your free flowing downpipe becomes the path of least resistance for the exhaust gasses. That is to say, even with the wastegate puck fully open, the exhaust gasses will spin the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
1: depends on the turbo, but they all receive...

1: depends on the turbo, but they all receive typical engine oil pressure. TD04s have a restrictor built in. If your particular turbo does not, and requires one, you have to add the correct sized...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,462
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The same as every other +T :/ 1991 Volvo 740...

The same as every other +T :/
1991 Volvo 740 Wagon Part Out! Everything Goes (Turbo) (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=345533)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Don't forget to torque it down properly as the...

Don't forget to torque it down properly as the sensitivity is increased the tighter it is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,985
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Here is a picture of the wastegate flapper. ...

Here is a picture of the wastegate flapper.
https://images.app.goo.gl/ofgMTJpCJhWnjYJs7
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
How long did the car sit non running? There is a...

How long did the car sit non running? There is a possibility that all of the injectors are clogged if it sat long term and the fuel turned to varnish. I've seen 1 injector get clogged on my old 744...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,985
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Ah yes, this too. Though I would think the crack...

Ah yes, this too. Though I would think the crack would need to be a significant size to make a difference, as I've run a handful of cracked turbos without issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,985
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I wasn't able to load your video, but assuming...

I wasn't able to load your video, but assuming you don't have boost leaks and your wastegate puck isn't leaking, then you likely have a bad turbo. We went through 2 'known good' 13c turbos on my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,602
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Step 1 is to always verify coolant temps with...

Step 1 is to always verify coolant temps with that IR thermometer

If the gauge reads "hot" while cruising down the highway and you check to see that you're above ~205F, that's indicative of a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,680
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
It will probably be totally fine, but given the...

It will probably be totally fine, but given the cost of doing it right, I would change it out. Reason being is that the engine is designed with bearing tolerances designed for 5w-30 oil. A simple...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,856
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
For PCV, you'll use the white "tee" piece from a...

For PCV, you'll use the white "tee" piece from a turbo car to replace the flame trap. Maybe not necessary but it's what I did.

From that "tee", you'll have 1 vacuum reference that goes to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,294
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Reading is good.

Reading is good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 8
S/V/C: 05 v70 AC
Views: 1,634
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
When refrigerant leaks, it is usually replaced...

When refrigerant leaks, it is usually replaced with ambient, humid air. Those OTC cans are crap, but WILL work. It's always recommended to suck the system down and remove any ambient air and moisture...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,500
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Out of curiosity, how did you check for vacuum...

Out of curiosity, how did you check for vacuum leaks? These 2.4 systems are pretty reliable (well, the first few years had crap ECU's!), so there isn't too much to fail really.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,500
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
You can get a milkshake from starting the engine...

You can get a milkshake from starting the engine multiple times without letting the oil get up to operating temperature. I wouldn't worry too much about that just yet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
S/V/C: 05 v70 AC
Views: 1,634
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Like all AC systems, it likely has a slow enough...

Like all AC systems, it likely has a slow enough leak that in 20 years, it's no longer working well. Put some gauges on it, but I bet you could get away with an evac, vacuum, and recharge. Done that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,294
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Heat:wink:

Heat:wink:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,294
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I've never had these issues, but it sounds like...

I've never had these issues, but it sounds like it may just need to be driven. Perhaps an Italian tuneup?

If you disconnect the kickdown cable, you should be able to manually shift it from low, 2,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,653
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Yeah the fan won't kick on until the pressure...

Yeah the fan won't kick on until the pressure switch is activated (as you did) in the condenser. So with inoperable AC it will not kick on. It differs from a lot of other things like toyotas and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,653
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Yup, Volvo was kind enough to give us an...

Yup, Volvo was kind enough to give us an oversized cooking system, but they *also* don't turn on the cooling fan until the coolant is pretty warm. I think roughly 225F for LH2.4 cars. They probably...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,780
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Leave it how it is and put a T/M cam in it. It's...

Leave it how it is and put a T/M cam in it. It's a 2-3 day per week toy and you want low end. Your 19t is "small" but big enough to be fun. Just move your usable power lower.

That AW71 isn't a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,325
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
IIRC you can run just a single pipe to a twin...

IIRC you can run just a single pipe to a twin scroll turbo. That will make your life a lot easier if you're doing a j pipe setup. And it'll make it easier to install a wastegate just as pictured...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,324
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Then leave it in 1st gear

Then leave it in 1st gear
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,324
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I've done it both ways and it doesn't really...

I've done it both ways and it doesn't really matter as long as the positioning of the WP was correct beforehand and you replaced the mushroom seal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,216
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
From what I've seen, the clips are pretty much...

From what I've seen, the clips are pretty much all the exact same, with the exception of ~93+ cars using a different style.

I have mixed and matched 2/7 series clips and also have installed a 93+...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,460
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
This may have already been pointed out, but I...

This may have already been pointed out, but I think 87 was the last year for the crappy harnesses right? So, you may have had an iffy circuit and fixed it when replacing the injectors. Either way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Toss in some 15W-40 and forget about it.

Toss in some 15W-40 and forget about it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,460
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
If he replaces them and it fixes the misfire,...

If he replaces them and it fixes the misfire, nothing was wasted:e-shrug: guess we will see.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,460
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
He was implying that maintenance comes first on...

He was implying that maintenance comes first on these old cars, and he *really* likes them when they're stock-ish because they often time work so well.

What injectors did you buy? Hopefully good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Engines need to be worked. On old sticky stuff, I...

Engines need to be worked. On old sticky stuff, I like to add ATF or MMO to the oil (not too much! It will thin the oil). Then drive it hard for a while. Varying RPMs and loads can free things up if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,460
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Stock injectors are fine. Any bigger would be a...

Stock injectors are fine. Any bigger would be a waste. T cam is a direct drop in. Keep in mind it is only marginally better than the current M cam, but has a little more torque.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,517
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
+1 to all this. The B cam is actually really fun...

+1 to all this. The B cam is actually really fun with a manual trans since it allows you to rev past 3,500 unlike the M and T cam. And the idle lopes HARD on cold starts with LH2.4. Not sure how 2.2...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,460
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Don't run e85. You'd need roughly 30% more fuel...

Don't run e85. You'd need roughly 30% more fuel with E and you are not tuned for that.

If you have 91/93 octane, you can bump timing at least a few degrees over stock. But one thing at a time!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,517
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
After all that shim swapping, might as well buy a...

After all that shim swapping, might as well buy a real cam:-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,460
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Call me crazy but I think 99.9% of crappy idles...

Call me crazy but I think 99.9% of crappy idles on LH2.2 240s can be attributed to the junk Chrysler ignition box. They are hit or miss. I've seen them idle okay, I've seen them idle like crap.

Of...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,517
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
What ken is saying is, at least check the...

What ken is saying is, at least check the clearances:-P they will probably all be within spec or at least very close. A hair on the loose side won't hurt you. Too tight and the valve can burn.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,517
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
If you want a little bit more oomph, bump the...

If you want a little bit more oomph, bump the timing and run premium fuel
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,517
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Since you are working on a 240, your distributor...

Since you are working on a 240, your distributor is in the block. This means you can take the camshaft from any factory turbo 240, 740, or 940 and it is a direct swap in. Take the shims/buckets just...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Check near the oil filter to find a build date...

Check near the oil filter to find a build date cast into the block. It may be covered by the motor mount bracket.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,000
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
delete

delete
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,517
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
It will be perfectly fine with the stock...

It will be perfectly fine with the stock computers.

Make sure to check your clearances after the install. They're *usually* still within spec on factory cam swaps, but it never hurts to check.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,693
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I think you're on the right track with building a...

I think you're on the right track with building a heat shield.

Not that it really means anything, but after a 2 hour drive on a b230f+t in ~70F weather, my IR thermometer pointed at the oil pan...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Another thing to keep in mind is how corroded...

Another thing to keep in mind is how corroded those thermostat housings get. I remove them and wire wheel the mating surface so the hose has a good chance at sealing. That, paired with a new hose...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,693
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Out of curiosity, what was your break in process?

Out of curiosity, what was your break in process?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,693
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Another way of getting an idea of oil temps is to...

Another way of getting an idea of oil temps is to point an IR thermometer at the oil pan (6" away will do). Just an idea if you want to triple check. I would think you would hear some metal on metal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,693
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Could it be a gauge or sending unit issue?

Could it be a gauge or sending unit issue?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,078
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
You say that as if that 1zz wasn't already...

You say that as if that 1zz wasn't already burning 1qt every 500 miles lol
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