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Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 52,103
Posted By frodosm3
they wont! its been done, FRODOSM3 did that very...

they wont! its been done, FRODOSM3 did that very thing, no problems no hassles
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,346
Posted By frodosm3
wow!! this cars got a ton of rare parts, i would...

wow!! this cars got a ton of rare parts, i would love to chat with the person who first built it
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,356
Posted By frodosm3
+1 get the right hood and grill and be like...

+1

get the right hood and grill and be like me

http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii11/ben_dan/beige%20242/IMG_0321.jpg...
Forum: showroom 04-13-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,506
Posted By frodosm3
i think this thread is very very necessary ;-)

i think this thread is very very necessary ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,912
Posted By frodosm3
impressive :nod:

impressive :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,228
Posted By frodosm3
machine shop

the block and head are visiting the machine shop next week, i got a penta crank and sourced the penta cams as well.

any suggestions on what to do at the machine shop before i send it there, i...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 106,708
Posted By frodosm3
theres a bunch on Fleebay

theres a bunch on Fleebay
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 106,708
Posted By frodosm3
love your pink oil pan, i wonder what the entire...

love your pink oil pan, i wonder what the entire engine would look like in that color
Forum: showroom 04-10-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,338
Posted By frodosm3
she got donk!! super clean 244's...

she got donk!!

super clean 244's mang:zeeall: i like the red with bronze wheels
Forum: projects & restorations 04-04-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,228
Posted By frodosm3
update!

the original motor got scrapped! it was built at the beginning of this project with budget in mind and the block was not a squirter. This clearly is not the case anymore, We now have a 1993 240 block...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 21,147
Posted By frodosm3
i wouldnt mess with it until i had all needed...

i wouldnt mess with it until i had all needed parts to keep it running, this is how alot of running cars end up as long term non-runners. just my two cents though:-P
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,292
Posted By frodosm3
Bumping this thread because its short and helpful...

Bumping this thread because its short and helpful

found this one helpful too
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=249620&highlight=b230ft+engine+management
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 21,147
Posted By frodosm3
ibcmoore is currently doing this to his car as we...

ibcmoore is currently doing this to his car as we speak, maybe you can ask him about it
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 21,147
Posted By frodosm3
those wheels look pretty good IMO, proper tires...

those wheels look pretty good IMO, proper tires and you're GTG
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By frodosm3
wouldnt the LH2.4 require a crank positioning...

wouldnt the LH2.4 require a crank positioning sensor at the transmission bellhousing?




right now i'm just brain storming with all the possible set-ups i can go with, once i know what...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By frodosm3
i've already started gathering parts for the M46...

i've already started gathering parts for the M46 tranny swap, it wont be auto too much longer.

ive been doing some research and i'm leaning more towards the B230FT swap, still dont know if i...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By frodosm3
since i havent spent my tax returns heres whats...

since i havent spent my tax returns heres whats gonna be done for sures:

the full IPD suspension works
M46 manual tranny swap
paint the complete front end to match the rest of the body

the...
Forum: showroom 03-19-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 2,324,875
Posted By frodosm3
holy mother of god!!!!!

holy mother of god!!!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By frodosm3
Frodosm3's Group A Tribute

Group A tribute :-P not even close hahahaha but all jokes aside, here's what i've been up to with the 83 242.

This is my un-recognized child that i have never introduced here on the board. It...
Forum: showroom 03-16-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,122
Posted By frodosm3
those wheels :drool:

those wheels :drool:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,185
Posted By frodosm3
any chance you can elaborate more on the harness...

any chance you can elaborate more on the harness you made for the new engine, im about to tackle a b230ft swap on my 83 and you can help me shave hours of work with a little help :)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,774
Posted By frodosm3
which injection system are you running? LH2.2 or...

which injection system are you running? LH2.2 or LH2.4 ?
Forum: showroom 03-13-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 2,324,875
Posted By frodosm3
this car doesn't look like it gets used much, to...

this car doesn't look like it gets used much, to me that's like having a super hot girlfriend and not banging her :-P amazing car though
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 157,140
Posted By frodosm3
by far one of my favorite 122's on the forum,...

by far one of my favorite 122's on the forum, great job, definitely sets the standard for my 122 sedan
Forum: showroom 03-07-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 32,431
Posted By frodosm3
i play play play ...

i play play play

http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii11/ben_dan/volvo%20242/IMG_0946.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By frodosm3
THIS!!!! got the car to finally fire up :)...

THIS!!!!

got the car to finally fire up :) one of the things i did notice was that i did in fact forget the grounds to the injectors, however, this wanst the main problem. Although the AUX shaft...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By frodosm3
thanks for the quick response guys, i'm gonna...

thanks for the quick response guys, i'm gonna re-check this today just to be sure and report back
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By frodosm3
93 240 wont start after engine swap (searched)

The facts:

The Car:

1993 volvo 240 automatic, 198,XXX on the clock, bought for 750$ from a local who took really good care of it and did all maintenance on time. Reason he sold me the car is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By frodosm3
same thing happened to my 242 once, my car has a...

same thing happened to my 242 once, my car has a brand new timing belt and all shafts are aligned.

what are the chances the engine is flooded ?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 41,546
Posted By frodosm3
new 122 owner here! ...

new 122 owner here!

http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii11/ben_dan/122S%20Amazon/IMG_0275.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By frodosm3
im having this same issue on a 93, the car ran a...

im having this same issue on a 93, the car ran a month ago but the main bearings were toast since the previous owner ran it with no oil after performing an oil change and forgetting to add oil. I...
Forum: showroom 03-01-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By frodosm3
Thank you! Thank you all for the kind words and...

Thank you! Thank you all for the kind words and the warm welcomes to my new child (122s) i will definitely start putting in the good work on it and i have decided to leave the auto trans in!!:-D next...
Forum: showroom 02-26-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By frodosm3
Thank you all for the positive comments, i'm...

Thank you all for the positive comments, i'm loving this little car, makes me want to get rid of the 83 242 to make ways for a 122 coupe manual trans model and maybe leave this one as an automatic...
Forum: showroom 02-26-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By frodosm3
holy sh!t really, thats pretty friggin awesome !!...

holy sh!t really, thats pretty friggin awesome !! i didnt know that, that would ease things up if i ever swap in that manual tranny, theres a 145 wagon at the local junkyard as we speak, might be...
Forum: showroom 02-25-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By frodosm3
one word man, INSOMNIA i work on them at night,...

one word man, INSOMNIA i work on them at night, no joke
Forum: showroom 02-25-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By frodosm3
ohh yeah, the B16-B18-B20 are crazy little...

ohh yeah, the B16-B18-B20 are crazy little engines, i first began messing around with one at my local junkyard. the tranny is a different story though, at least the automatic unit





heck...
Forum: showroom 02-25-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By frodosm3
picked me up some Volvo Vintageness!!

picked her up this past weekend. My first Vintage volvo and i love the dang thing,B18 with dual SU's and zero rust and overall good condition for its age. only bad is the Auto tranny :roll:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 88,895
Posted By frodosm3
very nice, how are you gonna mount them? are you...

very nice, how are you gonna mount them? are you keeping the early dash or are you using a later style dash ?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 98,327
Posted By frodosm3
thanks lateo, i didnt mean any disrespect, i was...

thanks lateo, i didnt mean any disrespect, i was very curious about the fuel system since im in the middle of doing mine and wanted to compare. been doing alot of research on fuel cells and such
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 98,327
Posted By frodosm3
dont blow this out of proportion, i did say i...

dont blow this out of proportion, i did say i wasnt talking trash, just really wanted to know abut the fuel system and various other people wanted to know about the exhaust routing. i was perfectly...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 98,327
Posted By frodosm3
no talking trash but it seems like questions...

no talking trash but it seems like questions arent really answered much, ive been inquiring about the fuel system for some time and no answer, also seen various people ask about the exhaust routing...
Forum: showroom 02-10-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,253
Posted By frodosm3
no they dont, look at my post threes posts above

no they dont, look at my post threes posts above
Forum: showroom 02-10-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,253
Posted By frodosm3
ohh wow, pretty expensive, i cant imagine how...

ohh wow, pretty expensive, i cant imagine how much it would be with the addition of shipping costs
Forum: showroom 02-08-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,253
Posted By frodosm3
i just talked to them, they are no longer selling...

i just talked to them, they are no longer selling these, they will be off the website shortly according to them.

heres a copy of what was emailed to me


Hi there Ben,
Thanks for the follow...
Forum: showroom 02-08-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,253
Posted By frodosm3
I think my 83 has a "flat" trunk, will try to...

I think my 83 has a "flat" trunk, will try to post pictures later, I'll snap some of the spoiler and some of the trunk
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,228
Posted By frodosm3
yeah its about the best spot i could find for it,...

yeah its about the best spot i could find for it, it sits away from all moving parts and away from the hot exhaust. I was supposed to do a better job on the bracket that hold it but baaaa im whatevs...
Forum: showroom 02-08-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,253
Posted By frodosm3
question regarding proper Group A spoiler fitment

Hey guys, i recently acquired a group A style spoiler that's going on my 83 242.

i surfed the web looking for pictures of other 240's with the same spoiler just to make sure i know the proper...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,228
Posted By frodosm3
update!

not much of an update actually:-P

got a coupe of little things done that might be worth posting up.

so the motor is out yet again:roll: took out the nasty heavy D24 and thought it would be a...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,997
Posted By frodosm3
thats awesome, makes the swap even easier :cool:

thats awesome, makes the swap even easier :cool:
Forum: events 02-04-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,484
Posted By frodosm3
no i was thinking more north county San Diego,...

no i was thinking more north county San Diego, closer to everybody else. Also thinking we should organize a caravan to the Swedish car Fest thats gonna take place in june i believe. If we organize it...
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