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Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By John242Ti
65 mph is 3500 rpm. 80 is 4000 rpm. Annoying,...

65 mph is 3500 rpm. 80 is 4000 rpm. Annoying, but doable. Better than if you had a 4.10 axle. 60 is 3600 rpm. I drove the white 245 for about a year with the Aw70 acting like an Aw55. So,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By John242Ti
This is written for US spec cars: M46 gas...

This is written for US spec cars:

M46 gas 260's were 3.73. Bw55 were 3.54, as were Diesel M46 260's and 240's. Diesel autotragic was 3.31.

1976 (possibly 1977 as well) 240's, M45/46: 4.10:1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By John242Ti
Is there a failed FPR (raw gas odor in the vacuum...

Is there a failed FPR (raw gas odor in the vacuum line, etc)? That may be why you need the MMO. Install a new regulator and change the oil. I bet the car then will reliably start, even in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By John242Ti
Only once have I seen the number match the car's...

Only once have I seen the number match the car's VIN. Was on a 242 Turbo that swedishiron.com bought many years ago. By some strange luck, it had the same numbers. Yet my 242 Turbo that I owned at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By John242Ti
^MMO. He mentions it in his first post. So,...

^MMO. He mentions it in his first post. So, somehow the MMO is helping build up compression or providing something combustible that causes the car to start up in the cold temperatures.

-J
Forum: events 01-17-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By John242Ti
I *expect* to see one of your vehicles there.

I *expect* to see one of your vehicles there.
Forum: events 01-16-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By John242Ti
Yup. 2/11/18. Hoping to have the blue car...

Yup. 2/11/18.

Hoping to have the blue car there.

-J
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By John242Ti
A 240 Turbo with a M46 has a 3.73 rear axle. As...

A 240 Turbo with a M46 has a 3.73 rear axle. As does a 1981 non-turbo 240 with Bosch ignition. So, no big deal.

1983-on M46 gearboxes have the same 1st gear as a M47. As do 1981-82 Diesel and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By John242Ti
The OP was talking about replacing the fuel...

The OP was talking about replacing the fuel cut-off overboost switch, then was trying to figure out how he'd increase the boost pressure, since he went from the original smoking T-3 to a 15G turbo.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By John242Ti
His car has been intercooled, but still had the...

His car has been intercooled, but still had the original red overboost switch that cuts in around 10-11 psi. So, he bought the one that Jack was selling and planned to install it in place of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By John242Ti
Overboost switch is the valve at the clutch...

Overboost switch is the valve at the clutch pedal. Cuts the fuel pump ground when boost pressure is exceeded. The solenoid valve that you guys are talking about is used to delay the opening of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By John242Ti
Not as is. Like I said, it requires a...

Not as is.

Like I said, it requires a 1991-93 ABS speedometer. One with a K 39200 or K 40168 marking on the front. Using a 1989-90 cluster or a non-ABS 1991-92 cluster without changing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By John242Ti
Speedo is different, plus, I think there were...

Speedo is different, plus, I think there were some changes in 1989, when LH 2.4 came out. I know there's an extra wire that goes to a terminal near the speedometer on the 1989-93 cars. You can use...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By John242Ti
Mario, Even if your car had been an '84 760...

Mario,

Even if your car had been an '84 760 Turbo with LH 2.1, you'd still have to find a LH 2.2 harness to get stuff working right. I'd do the dbarton conversion harness. You'll need to change...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By John242Ti
Unfortunately, iPd is incorrect. LH 1.0 =...

Unfortunately, iPd is incorrect.

LH 1.0 = certain late 1982 production cars with the B21F, 001 AMM used
LH 2.0 = 1983-84 240 with B23F, has cube relays near ECU, 002 AMM, Chrysler ignition, later...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 365
Posted By John242Ti
^Especially after they've gone through CL a few...

^Especially after they've gone through CL a few times.

Some of the Momo knobs will work, too, if you want to go that route. One of the other guys used a Momo knob on his '83 245Ti with the M46. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By John242Ti
Your car has LH 2.0, btw. Another option, if...

Your car has LH 2.0, btw.

Another option, if you were going to go turbo, would be to go LH 2.1 from an '84 760T. Uses EZK102K, instead of EZK115 or EZK117, but would be compatible with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 36,302
Posted By John242Ti
Yeah, I think the B20 guys usually swap the HIF 6...

Yeah, I think the B20 guys usually swap the HIF 6 carbs out for the older HS6 carbs with the external float bowls. Supposedly they work better. Not that I'd know. None of my Volvos have been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,536
Posted By John242Ti
So, to get home when the car's warm, you have to...

So, to get home when the car's warm, you have to spray starting fluid into a vacuum line? :wtf: Also, dude, get a can of PB, some new exhaust studs and nuts, as well as exhaust port gaskets. Fix...
Forum: showroom 12-30-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By John242Ti
^As well as fairly cheap 2 series parts. ...

^As well as fairly cheap 2 series parts.

Anyway, welcome back to the fold. Next Volvo meet is either the 11th or the 18th of February at the Issaquah XXX. The All-Swedish Cruise-In.

-J
Forum: website & board 12-27-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By John242Ti
He can do what RWC suggests, or, in my case,...

He can do what RWC suggests, or, in my case, since I'm using a MS mouse with my Mac Pro, I just right click and choose "Copy Image Location", then paste it with the img BBCode tags inside the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,382
Posted By John242Ti
^Considering the items were in the trunks of the...

^Considering the items were in the trunks of the cars, it would be quite easy to just take the items out and send them back. And, in Volvo's mind, it would've made sense, since they'd have 500 sets...
Forum: showroom 12-18-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By John242Ti
It is. That site is incorrect. Code 136 is...

It is. That site is incorrect. Code 136 is Kingsmere Green Metallic. Code 147 is Cypress Green Metallic. The car depicted is code 147. Swedishiron.com (a friend of mine who's local) owns an '81...
Forum: showroom 12-18-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By John242Ti
That would be Cypress Green Metallic. Code 147. ...

That would be Cypress Green Metallic. Code 147. Kingsmere is less lime green.

Looks like a decent car, tho. Gotta laugh at the 700 series radio bracket being used for the deck, tho. Just use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By John242Ti
Unplug the AMM, then restart. Try driving it. ...

Unplug the AMM, then restart. Try driving it. It may run reasonably well enough. In which case, plan to replace the coolant temperature sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By John242Ti
Should be 7mm, since the front arms are wider at...

Should be 7mm, since the front arms are wider at the end than the rear arm on the early wagons.

A '73 164E with the Bosch Micro Edge Excel+ 40716A blades attached. Arms were updated to the black...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2017, 02:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By John242Ti
You can also run it through the holes that the...

You can also run it through the holes that the bolts holding the hinges to the tailgate are inserted into, before they're tightened down into the hinges. There's enough room to fish the wiring out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 04:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By John242Ti
Yeah, the Micro Edge Excel (or Micro Edge II)...

Yeah, the Micro Edge Excel (or Micro Edge II) blades have the correct adapter. Alternatively, grab a couple wiper pivots from a late 240 (less likely to be roached and about to grenade on ya), swap...
Forum: showroom 12-15-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,954
Posted By John242Ti
We should just put the pic of the crushed...

We should just put the pic of the crushed Eff-One-Fiddy up on the homepage.

-J
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,262
Posted By John242Ti
^1984 760 Turbo with the B23FT, then some 1993...

^1984 760 Turbo with the B23FT, then some 1993 940 Regina cars, and all 1994-95 940 Regina cars use leftover 1993 240 series B230F engines with the 700 style accessory brackets and the Regina fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By John242Ti
Upper bumper moulding is the only difference. ...

Upper bumper moulding is the only difference. Has been that way from 1979-93. Before 1979, even the upper mouldings were the same. There are a few more bolts to remove than just four to take the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By John242Ti
Another idea, pick up a spare 1991-on heater box....

Another idea, pick up a spare 1991-on heater box. Do your blower motor install inside the house at the kitchen table. Then, go out, pull the dash and get the old heater box pulled. Once it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By John242Ti
Sounds like Sony must've kludged together the...

Sounds like Sony must've kludged together the radio preset storage memory chips with parts from worn out 240 52mm VDO clocks.

-J
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,580
Posted By John242Ti
The two modules that work with the 1983-84 B23F...

The two modules that work with the 1983-84 B23F are:

1317295 - found on all flat top piston B23F engines. More mild advance curve
1346105 - found on the dished piston B23F engines. More...
Forum: showroom 12-13-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By John242Ti
When I had a CR-712 (newer version of the same...

When I had a CR-712 (newer version of the same deck), I seem to remember that the extra wire was for illumination purposes.

Yes, the CR-4024, 4123, 7123, and 712 all have a 2-channel amp in them. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By John242Ti
^LH 2.4 is going to do that no matter what. The...

^LH 2.4 is going to do that no matter what. The computer has to relearn everything. When I swapped out the dead battery on the '92 when we first got it, same thing happened. Engine ran a bit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By John242Ti
Ok, so it might be one of the early cars that...

Ok, so it might be one of the early cars that used two pumps, while being Regina. In which case, you can probably leave the Bosch pump in the tank and it should work. It just will be pushing the...
Forum: showroom 12-13-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By John242Ti
The CR-4024 is the UK version of the CR-4123 used...

The CR-4024 is the UK version of the CR-4123 used on north american cars. "LO" is the Local/DX tuning mode switch. If you don't see four screws to remove the bezel from the radio, you may need to...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,580
Posted By John242Ti
Sounds like maybe someone swapped it, then. At...

Sounds like maybe someone swapped it, then. At least, the intake manifold, since a 242GLT had what's shown in my previous post, first image.

Yes, all cars with Chrysler ignition from 1981-1988...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,580
Posted By John242Ti
B21F-LH, as found in a 1982 242GLT: ...

B21F-LH, as found in a 1982 242GLT:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4478/23954043538_960f9c4c45_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CuJJAE)

A pre-1983 fuel injected B23:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,580
Posted By John242Ti
Ignition box is the same between the two. My...

Ignition box is the same between the two. My guess is that since the Chrysler distributor cap and rotor use aluminum contacts, it may not be as good a conductor as the copper and brass parts on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,580
Posted By John242Ti
Unless you're talking about swapping to Bosch...

Unless you're talking about swapping to Bosch breakerless, the 1983-84 B23F and the 1985-88 B230F cars all use a Chrysler ignition amplifier. Only difference is the distributor and the coil. If you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By John242Ti
^Is your car Regina or Bosch? The 19.8 gallon...

^Is your car Regina or Bosch? The 19.8 gallon tank is used on the 960, which uses Bosch Motronic, so you shouldn't have to use a Regina pump, unless you want to make the Bosch main pump pretty much...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,580
Posted By John242Ti
Hmmm, so white cap? If so, troll the yards for...

Hmmm, so white cap? If so, troll the yards for one of the later 1983 (or an '84 part and convert to the flat 3-pin connector) Bosch distributors and a Bosch coil. You'll get rid of the cap that has...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,580
Posted By John242Ti
B23F CR from the factory greenbooks: 1983: ...

B23F CR from the factory greenbooks:

1983:

499802: 10.3:1
499803: 10.3:1
499890: 9.5:1

1984:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By John242Ti
^Slight correction. The only LH 2.4 cars that...

^Slight correction. The only LH 2.4 cars that don't use the RSR are the 240's. 700's and 900's with the white fuel system relay do use the RSR.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By John242Ti
Typically, the thermal cutout switch keeps the...

Typically, the thermal cutout switch keeps the engine in open-loop longer than it would with the switch disconnected. Maybe lazy O2 sensor? I have the switch disconnected on my 245Ti and it starts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By John242Ti
Coolant temperature sensor... Dealt with this on...

Coolant temperature sensor... Dealt with this on my family's original '84 245. It'll run ok with the AMM disconnected, with the rhythmic surging idle, but will accelerate somewhat normally.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By John242Ti
It may be related to the ACC system. Do you have...

It may be related to the ACC system. Do you have the heater set at something other than off?

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By John242Ti
And, once you have that, there's a screw on the...

And, once you have that, there's a screw on the back of the cluster that needs to be removed. Although, that may be for the auxiliary tank that was sold for certain 760 sedans that boosted the...
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