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Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2018, 11:37 PM
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Posted By don alán
I have that saved actually. Thanks for the help,...

I have that saved actually. Thanks for the help, I'll get cracking on that R&P + G80
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By don alán
Thats awesome, I'll be looking out for a later...

Thats awesome, I'll be looking out for a later 240 rear end at the junk yard soon. Those 1980 3.10's don't seem to fit my recipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By don alán
Well shoot dang, if thats the case, I should take...

Well shoot dang, if thats the case, I should take the ring and pinion + G80 from the 940 and save them til I get my hands on a newer 240 rear end to swap out later. The 940 is getting scrapped ..
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By don alán
I was wondering that, it would be nice if there...

I was wondering that, it would be nice if there were some pre-cut mounts out there. I wouldn't mind the width if it isn't too much, I'm sure I could make it work.

I mainly want the rear end for...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By don alán
sheesh , not everybody speaks emoji, chillout...

sheesh , not everybody speaks emoji, chillout :lol:

Anyways, I'd love to have this newer rear-end in my 240. I wonder how much modification it would need, might as well go for an 8.8 at this...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By don alán
I dont usually expect any help from RWC (unless I...

I dont usually expect any help from RWC (unless I just got done smoking a pea-sized crack rock :rofl: ) . I've been looking but I can't find a definite answer, any input is appreciated.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By don alán
1994 940 axle in a 1980 240

.....will it bolt on without issues? My guess is yes, but I could also use some advice from all you Volvo veterans out there ;-)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,274
Posted By don alán
https://media.tenor.com/images/ff3ffe981f35624fd17...

https://media.tenor.com/images/ff3ffe981f35624fd17249752de1b957/tenor.gif
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,274
Posted By don alán
that's the one!

that's the one!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,274
Posted By don alán
Mother ****** jones, the black ls-turbo 242 on...

Mother ****** jones, the black ls-turbo 242 on 1320 video is pretty nasty. It's a truck motor on a giant ebay turbo. I wonder if that guy is on these forums...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 581
Posted By don alán
That's whats up, they are definitely higher on...

That's whats up, they are definitely higher on the ply rating too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 581
Posted By don alán
A 185/80R14 tire would be 1.45 inches taller in...

A 185/80R14 tire would be 1.45 inches taller in diameter than a 185/70R14. Why would you choose that tire for your 240 if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: website & board 01-19-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,505
Posted By don alán
Thumbs up FNG here. The fact that a bunch of you...

FNG here. The fact that a bunch of you turbobrickers joined when I was in elementary school blows my mind, holy cow. This forum has served as a handy source of information throughout the years; even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,259
Posted By don alán
I would think changing out the bushings, tie rod...

I would think changing out the bushings, tie rod ends, and ball joints would do wonders to the suspension and steering but I guess not in this case.... seems you have a bunch of suspension work,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,582
Posted By don alán
Am I the only one without a v8-swapped brick? ...

Am I the only one without a v8-swapped brick?

http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/000/053/748/Best-Cry-Ever.gif
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
240: pcv mod
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Posted By don alán
Doesn't look like junk to me, especially if it...

Doesn't look like junk to me, especially if it works. Not everybody is in the market for $350 catch can kits...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,261
Posted By don alán
I don't remember, honestly. When I would adjust...

I don't remember, honestly. When I would adjust the alternator, I would just loosen the adjustment screw, push down on the alternator to the desired tension and re-tighten the screw. Don't know if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 765
Posted By don alán
My friend removed the chrome trim part on his...

My friend removed the chrome trim part on his 1985 244. It looks alright. It doesn't look so pretty towards the top rear corner of the back windows. It kinda flares out a little unnaturally without...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,261
Posted By don alán
Yeah, about a 1/4 inch slack on the belt is what...

Yeah, about a 1/4 inch slack on the belt is what I remember going by. Those little accessory bushings are only a few bucks on amazon, the belt tensioner bracket also has one. I was going nuts before...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,261
Posted By don alán
I was having charging issues on my 1990 245 once....

I was having charging issues on my 1990 245 once. All the wires/grounds, alternator, etc were fine. Turns out my alternator bracket bushings were worn out and they were causing the serpentine belt to...
Forum: website & board 08-14-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By don alán
Thanks for the warm welcomes :) The 1990 is the...

Thanks for the warm welcomes :) The 1990 is the one I daily drive but the 1980 is the one I am trying to drop a fresh B230F+T into. These cars do love them some boost:-P
Forum: website & board 08-14-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By don alán
Thumbs up New member intro d;

Hello! My name is Alan. I live in ABQ, New Mexico and have been messing around with RWD Volvo's for a few years now. Only recently have I been more and more active on the website and with my...
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