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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By dl242gt
I would suggest going with the carb spray check...

I would suggest going with the carb spray check as mentioned above. If it still won't start. Remove the spark plugs and look at them. They may be fouled. After sitting a couple of years with ethanol...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 12:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,767
Posted By dl242gt
The Cibie Z beams were the E code versions of...

The Cibie Z beams were the E code versions of their lights. They also used to sell a US DOT legal version called Cibie Bobi lights. A replaceable H4 bulb headlght that had the US specified aiming...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,767
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, the simons exhaust is for n/a 240....

Yes, the simons exhaust is for n/a 240. Aluminized mandrel bent mild steel system. Over the axle design. They cost more but are very well made. I like them better than the stock genuine Volvo over...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 476
Posted By dl242gt
Another thing that happens to to the fuel...

Another thing that happens to to the fuel pressure regulator is the diaphram inside gets too worn to move and regulate pressure. this makes the pressure too high causing stalling and strange...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,767
Posted By dl242gt
Your shipping was 55 euros because they use flat...

Your shipping was 55 euros because they use flat rate shipping. For your 55 euros you get 31kg of weight. So the best thing to do is use as much of the weight you can with buying other cool volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 269
Posted By dl242gt
From there I move to the fuel pump relay and...

From there I move to the fuel pump relay and check that the output is turned on.

Always good to check the wiring under the car by the pump. It can decay and corrode losing the connection to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 269
Posted By dl242gt
Only if the secondary part of the ignition is...

Only if the secondary part of the ignition is failing. If there is no switching. Then there is no fuel. The fuel ecu must see the switching signal from the ignition computer before it will turn on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, I understand ford gave you Koni Red stock on...

Yes, I understand ford gave you Koni Red stock on an SVO model.

No one has used these to give me any adjustment suggestions?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By dl242gt
Nice when it's simple stuff.

Nice when it's simple stuff.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 269
Posted By dl242gt
Before you get fuel. You have to have spark. I...

Before you get fuel. You have to have spark. I would make sure you have a good strong spark. If that is good then the computer will turn on the fuel. Put a test light on the coil 1 terminal and see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By dl242gt
you have the bearing hub assembly correct? You...

you have the bearing hub assembly correct? You were probably given the wrong part for your car or that part is incorrectly manufactured.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By dl242gt
Start with the gas cap if it is worse on qucik...

Start with the gas cap if it is worse on qucik left hand turns.

BTW from the many years of putting the gas nozzle and leaning on it. The filler neck gets out of round and can leak past the cap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 476
Posted By dl242gt
Does it happen when the electric fan kicks on?...

Does it happen when the electric fan kicks on? That's a lot of current suddenly loading the alternator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,767
Posted By dl242gt
If you don't want to contact FCP to ask. I would...

If you don't want to contact FCP to ask. I would ask the folks at Skandix. In fact I would buy from Skandix. They speak English and the shipping from Germany isn't really expensive and it's very fast.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By dl242gt
How do the plugs look? How is the gap?

How do the plugs look? How is the gap?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By dl242gt
When I had a street performance head built up to...

When I had a street performance head built up to put on my kjet turbo. The shop stayed with the stock valves. It is a flowed 405 head. Runs great and has power all around. My hp goal modest though at...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,185
Posted By dl242gt
I am glad you have a good perspective and are...

I am glad you have a good perspective and are mving forward with putting a fun engine together. Never thought I would be attacked for suggesting overkill parts. lol

Anyway, wish you well with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By dl242gt
That silver one in Kens picture is the rarest...

That silver one in Kens picture is the rarest version that I know of. When I was shopping for one a long time ago. You could only buy the black one. Silver seems to only have been on the 1983 turbo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By dl242gt
People used to wire in a ford regulator instead...

People used to wire in a ford regulator instead of the bosch ones. That also had better charging. Try the truck tronics place. Usually to wire an external regulator in to the alternator. All you need...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,303
Posted By dl242gt
The converters on the old carburated cars...

The converters on the old carburated cars starting in 75 were two way. Volvo used the three way first in 77 with the lambda control. Last time I looked to buy a two way converter I couldn't find one....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,669
Posted By dl242gt
Was that an AI rep you were conversing with from...

Was that an AI rep you were conversing with from Redline?

Great job on the car! I love this race car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By dl242gt
Can't hear my sarcastic joking inflection over...

Can't hear my sarcastic joking inflection over the internets.

The grill is also the Euro GLE grill from 78-80. Used with TV screen headlamp housings and a flat hood. Many years ago I bought a nos...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By dl242gt
Thank you! I guess I have more parts to order...

Thank you! I guess I have more parts to order when I get paid for selling the 123gt.

Has anyone used these? It reads the adjustment is 5 half turns. Maybe use three half turns for a good handling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By dl242gt
Pn 82 p 1923

Pn 82 p 1923
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By dl242gt
Koni Red Special D adjustable shocks

I have a set of front Koni special D shocks. Can anyone tell me about them? Like how do they adjust? I am missing the gland nuts for them. They are available from Koni if I have to order them.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By dl242gt
I guess it's achieved unicorn part status...

I guess it's achieved unicorn part status nowadays. lol.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By dl242gt
This is with the brown ground connected correct?...

This is with the brown ground connected correct? Infinity there would mean from the manifold connection to the battery is open. If you measure that with continuity ohm metter also check from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By dl242gt
You know you want it. You know it's worth it....

You know you want it. You know it's worth it. Sure it may be more than 14.99 But it's the flathood grill. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By dl242gt
Adding the lower braces will help the front end a...

Adding the lower braces will help the front end a lot as well. Just have to drill a couple of holes in the rear cntrol arm mounting bracket.

The Bilstein HD are soft but have valving that...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By dl242gt
They were avaiable for 260 series if I recall...

They were avaiable for 260 series if I recall correctly. Although I've never seen a set for a 260 ever.

Probably best to go with the air shock or helper spring choices. I used to have a set of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,303
Posted By dl242gt
96 and newer has the OBD II port so they can...

96 and newer has the OBD II port so they can stand around and just check the computer. OBD I wasn't standardized enough. Might have to do different things to check each cars computer. So they made...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,303
Posted By dl242gt
Well done. I used to pass in NJ without changing...

Well done. I used to pass in NJ without changing anything. Just a fresh tune up and oil change. The only visual check they do here is to see if the converter is there. They even accepted the 3"...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 147,928
Posted By dl242gt
You are a wildman! Way to go!

You are a wildman! Way to go!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By dl242gt
For the upper radiator/intercooler brackets to...

For the upper radiator/intercooler brackets to work on a 240. You make a slot at the mounting hole so the length of the bracket is adjustable. That's worked well for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By dl242gt
http://www.sellholm.se

http://www.sellholm.se
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By dl242gt
With nine colors each PAL fuse circuit could have...

With nine colors each PAL fuse circuit could have it's own color breaker. Looks like a good comoonent. Maybe have a few of them replace all those fuses. Put them in the battery area and move the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,519
Posted By dl242gt
If you notice I do agree with a T. However, I was...

If you notice I do agree with a T. However, I was speaking from my own experience. Which is to rev the engine to at least 4k before shifting in the first three gears when possible. I do like the way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By dl242gt
When the terninal that is tightened onto the...

When the terninal that is tightened onto the battery was too corroded. I used a gold plated marine battery terminal. It has the same size hole so I could bolt the cable and the fuse box on to it. You...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,519
Posted By dl242gt
While I agree with the T cam being a good daily...

While I agree with the T cam being a good daily driver choice. The OP car has a M47 with a 3.73 rear if I read correctly. This is a setup that won't spend much time below 2k rpms since you will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By dl242gt
No cup holders and no rear speakers was pretty...

No cup holders and no rear speakers was pretty normal. You got rear speakers if you paid to get a stereo upgrade or bought a higher end model like a GLT or turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By dl242gt
The other thing that can happen is the car never...

The other thing that can happen is the car never goes into closed loop if the resistance doesn't go to a low enough value. So your mileage is bad and you will see smoking exhaust from the rich...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By dl242gt
That seems a bit high in my experience. They...

That seems a bit high in my experience. They usually measure about 4k or so when ambient temps are around the 70s F.

I don't know where it might be online. The Haynes manual and the Bentley both...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,303
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, but those air thermostats fail and keep...

Yes, but those air thermostats fail and keep giving the engine hot air to breathe which would raise nox.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By dl242gt
If it is a simple four contact relay. One...

If it is a simple four contact relay. One terminal is 85 and the other is 86 which is the control side of those relays. Since B19 is battery voltage and B27 is half that and according to the notes is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
S/V/C: Oils
Views: 566
Posted By dl242gt
In my 93 wagon I use Rotella T6 5-40w. Mann or...

In my 93 wagon I use Rotella T6 5-40w. Mann or Mahle filters.
The 82 turbo has used M1 15-50w since I changed it to synthetic at 165k miles.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By dl242gt
You can check the volvo parts catalog at gcp.se....

You can check the volvo parts catalog at gcp.se. That has all the original volvo parts catalogs on the site.

No pictures but there are probably some on the web. Sorry it was a long time ago when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,303
Posted By dl242gt
The front pipe can develop a sneaky leak right...

The front pipe can develop a sneaky leak right where the bracket for the trans support is welded to the two pipes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By dl242gt
I forget where it is on the connector. But you...

I forget where it is on the connector. But you can use a good ground on the body like the mounting bracket for the ecu. You will want to test to ground on both the fuel ecu and the icu since they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By dl242gt
It may also be a function of the ecu to set the...

It may also be a function of the ecu to set the light if there are more than one code set. So even though those are non check engine light codes. Having two of them may set the light on anyway.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,303
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure the engine is breathing cold air only....

Make sure the engine is breathing cold air only. A cooler mixture has lower nox. You could probably just rig the inside of the air box to only have the cold side open. Then it would be not be seen...
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