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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By hiperfauto
30 chokes are too small for a 2.0l engine that...

30 chokes are too small for a 2.0l engine that needs to rev over 6000 rpm. This chart (on the right) from the Weber tuning manual (https://www.lainefamily.com/images/WeberTuningManual.pdf) shows that...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 30,234
Posted By hiperfauto
If you split the dual diagonal system into...

If you split the dual diagonal system into separate front and rear systems then it would be possible to boost just the front brakes but you may not have enough pressure to lock the rears. Using a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By hiperfauto
Autozone has the best price I've found for...

Autozone has the best price I've found for Melling oil pumps.

https://www.autozone.com/external-engine/oil-pump/melling-oil-pump/179347_271010_20972?&searchText=m181

I took one apart to verify...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 20,615
Posted By hiperfauto
Was there play in the pinion before you removed...

Was there play in the pinion before you removed the flange? The flange is what holds the pinion in the bearings. Without it the pinion will flop around.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 30,234
Posted By hiperfauto
Won't you need 2 of the boosters to have power...

Won't you need 2 of the boosters to have power brakes on all 4 wheels?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,557
Posted By hiperfauto
Unplugging the connector at the air flow meter...

Unplugging the connector at the air flow meter will cause the fuel pump to run continuously on early cars. Use the bypass relay on later cars like yours.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 510
Posted By hiperfauto
115 main jets are small but it depends on what...

115 main jets are small but it depends on what size chokes you have.

Here's a jet chart with a bunch of different B20 carb/cam combinations for reference.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By hiperfauto
Check the valve lash. You may have a tight one. ...

Check the valve lash. You may have a tight one.

What was done to the engine during the rebuild? Was it bored with new pistons or honed with new rings? What was done to the head?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 510
Posted By hiperfauto
You can probably run 93 octane pump gas with a...

You can probably run 93 octane pump gas with a dynamic CR of 9:1 but I would back the timing down a bit and listen for detonation to be sure. Cast pistons won't tolerate detonation for very long.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 510
Posted By hiperfauto
Too much cam, carbs too small and not enough...

Too much cam, carbs too small and not enough compression. I think it'll make ~130-140 h.p. at the crank and ~110-120 at the wheels.

The stage IV engine was 2200cc, 11.7:1 with a special head...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By hiperfauto
http://www.koni.com/en-US/Cars/Technology/Adjustme...

http://www.koni.com/en-US/Cars/Technology/Adjustment-Guides/
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By hiperfauto
Nivomats were an option for 240's as were air...

Nivomats were an option for 240's as were air shocks.

https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/images/parts/volvo/fullsize/GR-54144.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,208
Posted By hiperfauto
https://yourcovers.com/diffcover_5058.php ...

https://yourcovers.com/diffcover_5058.php

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/yga-32021/overview/

The problem with finned covers is panhard bar clearance.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By hiperfauto
The temp gauge dropping may indicate a voltage...

The temp gauge dropping may indicate a voltage supply problem. Put a volt gauge on the coil + terminal and see if there's a correlation between voltage and the way it runs.

The battery junction...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By hiperfauto
The big bushing presses into the arm, not the...

The big bushing presses into the arm, not the diff brackets like a 240. There's no outer metal shell so it's just a friction fit.

Lube the poly bushing and the arm with some aqua-lube and press it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By hiperfauto
The thick yellow wire at the fuel pump relay goes...

The thick yellow wire at the fuel pump relay goes to the pump. Use a jumper wire to supply 12 volts to that wire.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By hiperfauto
Sometimes a few raps on the pump carrier box with...

Sometimes a few raps on the pump carrier box with a plastic or rubber hammer will get the pump going again. It helps to bypass the FP relay so the pump has power while tapping.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By hiperfauto
Step 3 for removing the brake cable in the...

Step 3 for removing the brake cable in the greenbook says:



Have you done that?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,934
Posted By hiperfauto
The cats inability to reduce NOx and the fact...

The cats inability to reduce NOx and the fact that it's backfiring both point to an exhaust leak. Cold air being drawn in through a leak will cause both issues.

E85 may make the mixture too lean...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By hiperfauto
http://hiperformanceautoservice.com/images/140Batt...

http://hiperformanceautoservice.com/images/140BatteryJunction.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By hiperfauto
The cone clutch isn't capable of handling the...

The cone clutch isn't capable of handling the full torque of the engine so a one way clutch is used to augment the cone clutch. The design is fairly robust but doesn't tolerate dirt and debris very...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By hiperfauto
240's -'80 use an inline check valve part...

240's -'80 use an inline check valve part #1210139 (https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-check-valve-1210139). The one pictured is part #1392074...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By hiperfauto
Because it's at the lowest point, when the trans...

Because it's at the lowest point, when the trans leaks the tendency is to blame the drain plug. This usually results in the plug being over tightened which damages the threads.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By hiperfauto
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-automatic-t...

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-automatic-transmission-drain-plug-3549224
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By hiperfauto
Kleingeld!

Kleingeld!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By hiperfauto
:e-shrug: Pads are only $25 from VP and I...

:e-shrug:

Pads are only $25 from VP and I have a surplus of them also.

I happen to have a pair of 164E hubs and rebuilt calipers if someone wants to do the conversion. The parts are actually...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 20,615
Posted By hiperfauto
Looking good Steve! The fans...

Looking good Steve!





The fans that are prone to cracking are the flex flans. Both my brother and I have had them break and throw a blade into (and partially through) the hoods of our cars....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By hiperfauto
You just let the smoke out. Now you have to...

You just let the smoke out. Now you have to replace it.

https://i0.wp.com/mgb1967.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Replacement-Lucas-Wiring-Harness-Smoke.jpg?fit=563%2C750&ssl=1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,557
Posted By hiperfauto
There are 3 little rubber mounts that suspend the...

There are 3 little rubber mounts that suspend the air flow meter. If they're broken the meter will hang down making it difficult to get the boot on the throttle body.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 461
Posted By hiperfauto
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/T2DSVMyTJVg?start=6" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,401
Posted By hiperfauto
The stepped bore master was developed by Volvo to...

The stepped bore master was developed by Volvo to reduce the pedal travel and pressure required to stop the car in the event of a circuit failure. ABS masters are not stepped.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 461
Posted By hiperfauto
Do you have access to a cooling system pressure...

Do you have access to a cooling system pressure tester? If so you can pressurize the system and look for the leak. Alternatively, you could run the engine until it's warm and shut it off to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 461
Posted By hiperfauto
It's that little hole on the underside of the...

It's that little hole on the underside of the pump. It's there so you'll know that the inner seal has gone bad. Without it you wouldn't know the inner seal was leaking until the outer one failed....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 461
Posted By hiperfauto
It could also be leaking out of the weep hole.

It could also be leaking out of the weep hole.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By hiperfauto
Intake manifold gasket?

Intake manifold gasket?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By hiperfauto
Just get the 2" sport system from VP and be done...

Just get the 2" sport system from VP and be done with it.

http://212.247.61.152/US/main.aspx?page=article&artno=071K
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By hiperfauto
I've heard of this being done but the fact is...

I've heard of this being done but the fact is that the plate is worn and the cam can walk back and forth so I recommend replacing it. Besides, the timing gear kits come with the thrust plate. It's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By hiperfauto
Steel thrust plates actually came stock on B18...

Steel thrust plates actually came stock on B18 engines and are definitely an upgrade over the brass ones.

I'm not sure if VP is selling an OE plate or one they're having made.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By hiperfauto
It's hosed. It should be flat on both sides.

It's hosed. It should be flat on both sides.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By hiperfauto
Try running control functions 2 & 3. CF 2 will...

Try running control functions 2 & 3. CF 2 will test the TPS and 3 will test the idle motor.

https://ozvolvo.org/archive/?download=VFAzMTM2MS0xX0xILUpldF8yLjRfQjIzMC5wZGY=
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,557
Posted By hiperfauto
Leave the gauge on until you're sure everything...

Leave the gauge on until you're sure everything is working correctly. It's nice to be able to double check the pressure if it starts acting up during further diagnosis.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,557
Posted By hiperfauto
Warm control pressure is a little low, it should...

Warm control pressure is a little low, it should be 3.7. The bimetal spring in the CPR is also affected by engine heat so it may come up to spec on a running engine.

Have you pulled the injectors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By hiperfauto
It looks like one of these block heaters. ...

It looks like one of these block heaters.

http://www.fivestarmanufacturing.com/getfile/9275b333-12f0-452c-98e3-c922d209a73e/circ-tank-heater.aspx?width=300&height=225

It might be circulating...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By hiperfauto
Yep. Girling front, ATE rear. You can tell...

Yep. Girling front, ATE rear.

You can tell by the hardware. Girling calipers use a hairpin clip to retain the pins while ATE calipers have a barrel spring that isn't visible once installed.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By hiperfauto
Page 33 shows how to remove and install the trim....

Page 33 shows how to remove and install the trim.

https://ozvolvo.org/archive/?download=Vm9sdm8vMjQwIEdyZWVuIEJvb2tzLzggVFAxMTQxMC0xX2JvZHlfcmVwYWlycy5wZGY=
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By hiperfauto
The first 6979 1800's (excluding chassis #6958 &...

The first 6979 1800's (excluding chassis #6958 & 6962-6977) used a different wheel cylinder that's NLA. The only difference is the type of flare. You should be able to straighten the line enough to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,418
Posted By hiperfauto
I can send you one for the cost of shipping. I...

I can send you one for the cost of shipping. I just pulled one out of a B18 that had a hole in the side of the block. It came out of this car.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By hiperfauto
Aftermarket lenses are available cheap. ...

Aftermarket lenses are available cheap.

http://212.247.61.152/US/main.aspx?page=article&artno=1307453

http://212.247.61.152/US/main.aspx?page=article&artno=1307454

New OE lenses are still...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,418
Posted By hiperfauto
The non-turbo nipple is 1-5/8" long. It's the...

The non-turbo nipple is 1-5/8" long. It's the same one used on B18/B20/B30 engines.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,418
Posted By hiperfauto
Edit: culberro beat me to it.

Edit: culberro beat me to it.
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