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Forum: website & board 12-06-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,742
Posted By Kenunot
3.31 manual vs 3.73 auto unless you're...

3.31 manual vs 3.73 auto

unless you're obsessed with hyper-miling cross country, it really wouldn't be worth the trouble to swap the diff

the steeper ratio is more useful in every other driving...
Forum: website & board 11-29-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,742
Posted By Kenunot
I really like the BMW 2 series

I really like the BMW 2 series
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By Kenunot
he'd rather listen to internet guesses than hook...

he'd rather listen to internet guesses than hook it up and test them empirically himself in under 5 minutes
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By Kenunot
it would be a good idea to bench test a 30+ year...

it would be a good idea to bench test a 30+ year old radio anyway, just to verify it works, but it would also confirm your suspicions (or not) and you could identify speaker phase before you install...
Forum: website & board 11-22-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,742
Posted By Kenunot
this not necessarily true. this is the...

this



not necessarily true. this is the coast that actually used them as cop cars.

$2000 - $3000 seems to be the sweet spot for nice drivers around here. you can get more than that but as...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Kenunot
interesting. it would definitely be cheaper and...

interesting. it would definitely be cheaper and easier for me to just bolt on an M47 and swap driveshafts, I was just under the impression they weren't very strong or durable.

thanks for all the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Kenunot
Just keep it on the road, really. It's an 87 245....

Just keep it on the road, really. It's an 87 245. Have more fun changing gears myself and replace the slushbox that I think is near the end of its life.

I would like a little better fuel economy...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Kenunot
I have never come across one. it's a fast moving...

I have never come across one. it's a fast moving LKQ in a city and I guess I'm too slow. I've also never seen a V8 Mustang there at all which makes me think they go to specialty dismantlers?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Kenunot
it was a local private sale cheeky monkey ...

it was a local private sale cheeky monkey

selling the long block and rear after I pulled the trans would have made it cost neutral


So I guess all the S10 T5's in the jy are no good for Bolbos...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Kenunot
I saw the V8 box was only 265 lb ft ...

I saw the V8 box was only 265 lb ft



^this is why I was asking you guys.

doesn't matter anyway, it was sold by the time I got back to her. the search for a cheap manual box continues.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Kenunot
I was looking over the ratios and they're more or...

I was looking over the ratios and they're more or less identical to an M47. I'm not building a race car or anything, I just want a manual transmission for my AW70 wagon (after I finally stopped all...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Kenunot
Ford T5 from 4 cyl foxbody?

There is 93 fox 4cyl / 5 spd near me I could purchase for close to scrap value. Is that trans usable in a 240 with 3.73 rear? I seem to remember something about ratios being less than ideal and pilot...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 9,726
Posted By Kenunot
it's a 960

it's a 960
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 9,726
Posted By Kenunot
https://i.imgur.com/8sulWe4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8sulWe4.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 9,726
Posted By Kenunot
:uh: you can change the plugs on the back bank of...

:uh: you can change the plugs on the back bank of a 1MZ-FE without pulling the intake manifold



jokes on me for reading this far
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 9,726
Posted By Kenunot
I like the supercharger idea, it's different and...

I like the supercharger idea, it's different and would require enough fabrication to be challenging as well as something to be proud of if you pull it off. Plenty of different adaptations of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 927
Posted By Kenunot
If asked, tb would solve the opiate crisis by...

If asked, tb would solve the opiate crisis by "just saying no" and teen pregnancy with celibacy vows :lol:

Anyway, I am partial to vent mounts just for ease of use and ease of swapping between...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 927
Posted By Kenunot
lol leave it in your pocket :roll: and lectures...

lol leave it in your pocket :roll: and lectures about safety. that's what you get for asking tb.

I use vent mounts in our 3 cars. no suction cups, no adhesives, no bull****. my phone had an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Kenunot
that was it! I removed some of the excess fluid...

that was it! I removed some of the excess fluid and just cranked the wheel lock to lock with the wheels in the air a few times. thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Kenunot
Today I'm going to remove some fluid with a...

Today I'm going to remove some fluid with a turkey baster (I filled it past the max line) and play with it some more with the wheels in the air, I hope it is just air in the system- which is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Kenunot
I drove the car again and looked over everything....

I drove the car again and looked over everything. Nothing is leaking, the pump belt tension seems ok but I did slightly over fill the reservoir. There is a pulsing / vibration coming through the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Kenunot
240 power steering shimmy shimmy shake

1987 245 TRW rack I believe (logo on the tie-rod boots)

Turning the wheel to the right introduces some pulsing vibrations, it's not as pronounced (but still feels weird) when turning to the left....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By Kenunot
did you replace the thermostat? is the fan clutch...

did you replace the thermostat? is the fan clutch working?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Kenunot
don't brake controllers mount under the dash? ...

don't brake controllers mount under the dash?



you could just leave it, but I would pull that crap out and plug any holes in the body with the right size grommet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Kenunot
lol I wouldn't do that again. the corrugated...

lol I wouldn't do that again. the corrugated plastic is called split loom, and running a wire outside of the vehicles body is pretty amateurish. it is most definitely the leftovers of some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Kenunot
yeah, the whole gate is different isn't it

yeah, the whole gate is different isn't it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Kenunot
Hit up redwood chair on here, he or someone else...

Hit up redwood chair on here, he or someone else may have a good condition used replacement. I just threw out one in my parts hoard from an 87 with chrome trim and it was one piece.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By Kenunot
and high miles alone aren't really a thing to...

and high miles alone aren't really a thing to worry about with those cars. probably half the ones still being daily driven have over 200k.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Kenunot
they're separate circuits. the headlight relay...

they're separate circuits. the headlight relay that is more likely to cause problems is the one against the firewall in the passenger compartment on the driver's side under the rug. the hi-lo one...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By Kenunot
The owner notwithstanding, the interior and...

The owner notwithstanding, the interior and exterior of that car actually look pretty good. That being said, I would still pass on a 960 as a first Volvo. Find a 240 / 740 / 940 and get something...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Kenunot
The dimmer either works or it doesn't and it...

The dimmer either works or it doesn't and it sounds like yours works. As was said, it's likely bulbs are out. Connectors can also be corroded, just troubleshoot light by light. It took me a little to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Kenunot
What cars came with the smaller driveshafts, I've...

What cars came with the smaller driveshafts, I've never run into one? (any I've measured were 86+ and automatic though)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,353
Posted By Kenunot
lol I'm reading through it now, that's a long...

lol I'm reading through it now, that's a long thread. I think there was a discussion on here about mileage with some useful info but I can't find it now. My take away was that the biggest improvement...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,353
Posted By Kenunot
I remember reading a thread before where someone...

I remember reading a thread before where someone claimed a couple mpg's were picked up on a 245 by fashioning an under tray from the rear end to the underside of the bumper and lowering the front air...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By Kenunot
I may be mistaken on the size then. I am...

I may be mistaken on the size then. I am specifically referring to the fasteners for and around the instrument cluster and center console area that can be turned by the torx driver in the factory...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By Kenunot
T20's started showing up in the interiors of...

T20's started showing up in the interiors of 240's in the nineties, prior to that they were mostly philips
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By Kenunot
from the instructions: ...

from the instructions:



http://pokerworks.com/w/articles/img/pw47/4b72e4a37.jpg

:lol: sorry Johnny
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Kenunot
Oh good :lol: you shouldn't need to take any of...

Oh good :lol: you shouldn't need to take any of the switches apart, just shoot them with some DeOxit D5. The 2 harnesses I've fixed were just a matter of replacing wires and/or covering the missing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Kenunot
^ Um that's broke dude. The switch that attaches...

^ Um that's broke dude. The switch that attaches to the lock tumbler is a one piece deal, your picture is of its guts. You may have been a little heavy handed getting it out.

Here's what it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Kenunot
It could have been, tbh I never looked. I...

It could have been, tbh I never looked. I replaced both lines.

https://i.imgur.com/SEp7mr5.jpg

I did split some fuel line and put it over the cooling lines in roughly the same location as that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Kenunot
my last (2) 240's each came with the ol' tubing...

my last (2) 240's each came with the ol' tubing and clamps on the transmission line fix, sometimes just tubing and zip ties :lol: this guy must have been a tbricker

https://i.imgur.com/QYrZLMe.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Kenunot
I was lucky and was able to find good condition...

I was lucky and was able to find good condition used lines but I think I remember seeing pics and description of using flared fittings on cleanflametrap's site
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By Kenunot
Redwood Chair has a really good thread where he...

Redwood Chair has a really good thread where he preps one of his lumber wagons for paint and does this plus a number of things and has pics (or used to lol photobucket) and techniques that are really...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Kenunot
It can damage the ecu of a 240 as well as most...

It can damage the ecu of a 240 as well as most modern cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Kenunot
year and model

year and model
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Kenunot
Added to your dropbox :cool:

Added to your dropbox :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Kenunot
I have this greenbook from 1990 ...

I have this greenbook from 1990

http://i.imgur.com/AZHuc82.jpg

Is this helpful?

http://i.imgur.com/806XCnS.jpg

I could host the pdf somewhere if you want it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Kenunot
It sounds like the bulb is installed upside down...

It sounds like the bulb is installed upside down into the headlight assembly if that is even possible. Pics?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Kenunot
Yup. The 9004 bulb pins for tv screens are...

Yup. The 9004 bulb pins for tv screens are exactly backwards to the european H4 bulb for ecodes http://www.ohio.edu/people/ridgely/e-code.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By Kenunot
I've camped alone and with a +1 in the back of my...

I've camped alone and with a +1 in the back of my 245 a number of times. Fold down the bench seat, unroll a self inflating air mattress and nighty night.
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