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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By dl242gt
The above mentioned 148 ezk is usually a factory...

The above mentioned 148 ezk is usually a factory daughter board unit. So that would save a step if you find one of those. They were used in non egr 1989 740 with LH2.4 in this area. I used one to...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,482
Posted By dl242gt
That engine and trans is in some kind of parking...

That engine and trans is in some kind of parking lot. Ready to be loaded up in someones vehicle to take it all home. I too spent that much buying all the parts to buildup my powerful redblock. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By dl242gt
Volvo used good automatics. So with fresh fluid...

Volvo used good automatics. So with fresh fluid in there and no leaks you'll have lots of good miles ahead.
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 146
Posted By dl242gt
All that work. Sheesh. Makes me feel good just to...

All that work. Sheesh. Makes me feel good just to repair the rust to stock looks on my old rusty crap.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,482
Posted By dl242gt
He must be a red block hugger. While I myself...

He must be a red block hugger. While I myself want to build up a fiarly powerful red block. For lots more power for return on investment some type of powerful V8 swap is a good idea.
Forum: website & board Yesterday, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By dl242gt
Nothing is truly secure. The hackers have won and...

Nothing is truly secure. The hackers have won and it's just a matter of whether you are a desirable target or not. Thankfully turbobricks doesn't seem to be desirable.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 67
Posted By dl242gt
1. Yes, if testing proves out the intank pump is...

1. Yes, if testing proves out the intank pump is not working. You can remove fuse 4 and put a 10 amp rated ampmeter in place of the fuse and see if the pump is drawing current. If it is. Then remove...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By dl242gt
I use the Dex III and newer type as described...

I use the Dex III and newer type as described above without issue. I'm assuming you mean the automatic since you didn't specify but most of the cars are autotragic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 522
Posted By dl242gt
They are out there but using the word plenty is a...

They are out there but using the word plenty is a bit of a stretch. These cars rust heavily in this area and most anything you find that hasn't been stored inside is going to be very rusty.

The ...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 523
Posted By dl242gt
wrist pins should be the same size. Just the...

wrist pins should be the same size. Just the height of the piston was changed for the longer stroke. My understanding is only the crank main journals are the smaller size on the early B230/AQ...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By dl242gt
Is the B230FK the later setup with the larger...

Is the B230FK the later setup with the larger radiator and intercooler? You'll have to do some metal work to make that fit if so. I would suggest getting the NPR box truck 27 row intercooler or an...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 523
Posted By dl242gt
As shown above you can use the B230 rods. To get...

As shown above you can use the B230 rods. To get a stringer stock B230 rod you can use the later version from about 1990 and newer B230.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,258
Posted By dl242gt
OK The D+ wire has 12v from the battery on it...

OK The D+ wire has 12v from the battery on it when you turn the key on. If you ground the wire that tests the bulb in the dash. It is actually good to ground it to the alternator housing to test it...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By dl242gt
Your car is a much better sleeper if it doesn't...

Your car is a much better sleeper if it doesn't make blow off noises. Plus it's better not to lose measured air as mentioned above. I use a Forge valve made as a replacement for Saab. It looks just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By dl242gt
If the idle switch on the throttle never signals...

If the idle switch on the throttle never signals the ecu that the throttle is closed and it should regulate the idle then the iac motor may stay open causing a high idle. I woudl also check the motor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,258
Posted By dl242gt
Well the last bad bosch type alternator I had to...

Well the last bad bosch type alternator I had to deal with on my mothers 240 had a short internally that fed B+ to D+. So the battery light never came on but never any charging either. If the battery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By dl242gt
Clean shaven? LOL not for the last 25 years. I...

Clean shaven? LOL not for the last 25 years. I know what you mean though for the best seal to the face. I use the particulate masks when mowing the lawn and they work well. Any amount of filtering...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By dl242gt
That is the activated charcoal cartridges? I...

That is the activated charcoal cartridges? I wasn't sure what type to get and the store people aren't too helpful. 8 hours is plenty.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By dl242gt
You can replace your ezk with a non egr ezk unit....

You can replace your ezk with a non egr ezk unit. Or get the daughter board and chip your ezk unit. that way you have better ignition timing management and eliminated the egr crap. Sbabbs can help...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By dl242gt
It was probably wired to the viper alarm outputs...

It was probably wired to the viper alarm outputs to lock and unlock the Volvo relays. Use the Volvo wiring diagram to setup the relays so it works like Volvo wired it. Then you will see which wires...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By dl242gt
I have seen that type. Will look at Lowes or Home...

I have seen that type. Will look at Lowes or Home Depot some more. Something that would be good for car paint probably works for the gas fumes as well. Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By dl242gt
Mask for fuel fumes

What type of mask do you buy to filter out gas fumes? Eventually I want to service the intank pump on my 245 and I don't want to breathe that crap anymore. Would like to know what type of filter mask...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By dl242gt
You can use Wurth HHS spray grease. It works...

You can use Wurth HHS spray grease. It works really well for getting into the latches. You can use the straw and spray it deep into the door latch so you don't even have to take the door panels off....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By dl242gt
Well in looking at the diagram and thinking of a...

Well in looking at the diagram and thinking of a 240 dash. I guess that it would mount from the side of the dash inside the car. Of course I've never had a 240 with a carb so maybe one of the members...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By dl242gt
Put the new engine at tdc and use the flywheel...

Put the new engine at tdc and use the flywheel missing tooth in the starter hole method to get the timing right. Don't need a locked up motor for reference that way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By dl242gt
The fuse box in the center stack at the bottom is...

The fuse box in the center stack at the bottom is the one I'm referring to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By dl242gt
Sometimes the voltage set point is written on the...

Sometimes the voltage set point is written on the back of the regulator. That is what is on the HUCO ones. Whatever you use. It should be at least a 14.4V setpoint which is better for modern...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By dl242gt
Well there should be an accessory fuse or radio...

Well there should be an accessory fuse or radio fuse in the stock Volvo fuse box that can handle those items. If you look under the fuse box there should be regular spade terminals you can connect to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By dl242gt
If you need to add something low power like a...

If you need to add something low power like a couple of amps current draw. There are fuse box taps so you can add another fused circuit to an ATC type fuse receptacle. The major auto parts stores...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By dl242gt
I've used these regulators for 20 years and...

I've used these regulators for 20 years and haven't had any issues. The higher voltage is an ideal set point and I've never really seen them run that high a voltage. Oh, and the higher output voltage...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By dl242gt
I like to use the HUCO 133 0514. Has a higher...

I like to use the HUCO 133 0514. Has a higher than original 14.6V set point. Very affordable on ebay for example.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,326
Posted By dl242gt
We used to use the copper gasket spray paint on...

We used to use the copper gasket spray paint on the copper head gaskets for the AH Sprite and to seal the passages we would add weather strip adhesive. That was at the track to fix a blown head...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By dl242gt
Well in reading the original post. I would think...

Well in reading the original post. I would think you want something like a enem V15 or maybe V16. I run the V15 on a B230F LH2.4 with just chipped ezk and simons sport exhaust. The engine has torque...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By dl242gt
Lots of rwd wheels will fit your car. I would...

Lots of rwd wheels will fit your car. I would recommend just finding some rwd 15" alloys and use some summer tires on them and put winter tires on the coronas for this winter. 195-70-14 works well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,949
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you walked away from that impact. Take it...

Glad you walked away from that impact. Take it easy for awhile to make sure any hidden issues heal up. You are a member of my Volvo saved me club.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By dl242gt
I have a set of the clear Bosch Touring lights...

I have a set of the clear Bosch Touring lights and they are nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By dl242gt
I would contact them with this type of request...

I would contact them with this type of request and they should be able to handle that. Another place you can check is with Swedish Car Parts. They sell carpet for Volvos too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By dl242gt
You can buy yellow bulbs. Buy yellow 55w H3 type...

You can buy yellow bulbs. Buy yellow 55w H3 type bulbs. Hella is a good brand. Narva is another one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By dl242gt
My first B21F powered 242 was peeing coolant...

My first B21F powered 242 was peeing coolant right at that same spot. Out the side of the front corner. Glad that bolt came out.
Forum: showroom 11-09-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,681
Posted By dl242gt
Removing kjet probably saved 50lbs. lol

Removing kjet probably saved 50lbs. lol
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By dl242gt
Welcome. Nice to see another 2dr project car on...

Welcome. Nice to see another 2dr project car on board.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By dl242gt
Before the fog lights were used that was the...

Before the fog lights were used that was the brake light on the six panel lights. IPD used to sell the newer three contact socket so you could have four brake lights. I have this on my 82 turbo. So...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,482
Posted By dl242gt
Labor isn't free. It was $14.99 shipped. I...

Labor isn't free. It was $14.99 shipped.

I have more money into my 123GT and it sits in the barn not even making it's 115hp. :lol:

Thanks for sharing such a fun build!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for the correctlon with the dramatic flair...

Thanks for the correctlon with the dramatic flair John Lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By dl242gt
A good quality led is probably the way to go if...

A good quality led is probably the way to go if you want brighter without melting the light housing. 1157 already melt most of them. It's actually a 1034 bulb at least on 240 series and six panel 7...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By dl242gt
I agree destroy the head of the bolt so you can...

I agree destroy the head of the bolt so you can get the head off. You can try drilling it with a left handed bit so you are working on loosening as you drill. Then you can use penetrating oil and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By dl242gt
The fuel ceu provides a ground for the fuel pump...

The fuel ceu provides a ground for the fuel pump relay in the LH cars we have over here. The power does not pass through the ecu. It provides the turn on ground after it sees the ignition system is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,258
Posted By dl242gt
Oh ok. Well then there is some type of constant...

Oh ok. Well then there is some type of constant power supply to something that should not get power. There is a constant power feed to the pin that is supplying the clock and it also passes through...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By dl242gt
That sounds like a reasonable amount of...

That sounds like a reasonable amount of resistance for an electric motor. Usually something low like 3-5 ohms. So you are ok.

What year and model?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By dl242gt
Pull a spark plug and look at it. Also if coolant...

Pull a spark plug and look at it. Also if coolant sprayed out onto the downpipe it could also have gotten on the plug wires. If the plug wires are marginal it could short out the spark?

Oh and I...
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