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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
You said OBD, not OBD-II. As I stated, all 940s...

You said OBD, not OBD-II. As I stated, all 940s here have OBD. Now, if you donít mind please stop wasting all of our bandwidth with your useless posts that are of no help.
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 204
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
All 940s in NA have OBD, moron.

All 940s in NA have OBD, moron.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 204
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
All of the turbo cars had aw71s. NA 240s never...

All of the turbo cars had aw71s. NA 240s never did. Your 240 has an aw70 unless itís heen swapped out. You have to use the aw71 behind turbo power.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 204
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Hi, I know youíre entirely useless when it comes...

Hi, I know youíre entirely useless when it comes to actually helping people, but here you are, making posts thatís are also, in fact, useless.

Yes, they made OBD2 redblock 940s. But Iíll let you...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 204
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The newer the better, as long as it’s OBD1....

The newer the better, as long as it’s OBD1. Preferably get yourself a white label 9xx lh2.4 ECU and EZK from the wanted section or the junkyard.

Only thing to worry about is with the ECU, some...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 204
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
So technically the CPS and bracket don’t take...

So technically the CPS and bracket don’t take physical place of the Hall effect sensor, but they essentially serve the same purpose. 2.4 cars did not use a Hall effect sensor in the distributor, they...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 204
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Use alllll the 2.4 parts, including the 2.4 maf....

Use alllll the 2.4 parts, including the 2.4 maf. Nothing 2.2 related is used, except i think you can use the stock 2.2 distributor, but the Hall effect sensor remains unplugged and un-used. It would...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 204
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Put the 2.4 sensors on the 2.2 engine. Swap over...

Put the 2.4 sensors on the 2.2 engine. Swap over crank sensor bracket (and crank sensor obviously). You’ll need lh2.4 turbo computers that take direct place of your lh2.4 na computers.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Ah makes sense. Though it can be omitted for...

Ah makes sense. Though it can be omitted for simplicity sake (but an oil cooler is always a good idea).
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The swap is pretty easy. With enough time and...

The swap is pretty easy. With enough time and patience, you’ll get it. Hardest part is the oil return usually but since you’re pulling the engine anyway, it’ll be very easy to remove the pan and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Inb4 m47 tRaNs fLuId iS fOr lIfE

Inb4 m47 tRaNs fLuId iS fOr lIfE
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Definitely donít listen to this guy. What...

Definitely donít listen to this guy.

What you need to do is replace it with a new b230f engine and install all the turbo bits from a b230ft engine. You could also just install a b230ft but the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
So why would you want the IAT pre turbo? Wouldnít...

So why would you want the IAT pre turbo? Wouldnít you want the computer to inject the amount of fuel needed at the time of combustion rather than before the air is compressed?

It becomes warmer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 564
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
:nod: image embed failure

:nod: image embed failure
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Depends which orings. Most are pretty easy to do....

Depends which orings. Most are pretty easy to do. Just disconnect at the leaking fitting, remove old oring, install new oring and apply a small amount of pag46 oil, then tighten it back up. Vacuum,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Basically, you want that IAT sensor to tell the...

Basically, you want that IAT sensor to tell the ecu the exact temp of the air RIGHT before it goes into the engine not before it goes into the intercooler or turbo. That’s how I see it, at least.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 564
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Sounds like maybe it leaked out? Iíve had cars...

Sounds like maybe it leaked out? Iíve had cars hold vacuum allll night and then as soon as they were filled with refrigerant, they leaked. Check pressures again now that itís warm air and cycling too...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 564
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The pressure lowers when the compressor kicks on,...

The pressure lowers when the compressor kicks on, thatís it. And if itís only on for a very short period of time (like yours was), itís a good chance that itís not on long enough to drop pressures...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 564
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I would start by adding the correct weight of...

I would start by adding the correct weight of refrigerant and see where you stand, and take note of low pressure when compressor is on. It’s dependent upon ambient temp, but ballpark is around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 564
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
True, but keeping it in a long deep vacuum (30+...

True, but keeping it in a long deep vacuum (30+ minutes) helps boil and remove as much moisture and ambient air as possible. I would say that vacuum time depends on how long the system has been open...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 564
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
How much ester oil did you add? And it is cycling...

How much ester oil did you add? And it is cycling fast because you are low on refrigerant (not Freon unless you charged with r12). I guarantee 1 can of whatever you added was not enough, unless it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Uh heís probably using modern synthetic fluid...

Uh heís probably using modern synthetic fluid which is good for roughly twice your recommended interval. Please watch the entire video before commenting next time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Whaaaat thatís neat. Iíd like to have a high side...

Whaaaat thatís neat. Iíd like to have a high side fitting on my cars.


Vacuum from the low side only, it works fine. The system is equalized without the compressor on anyway. It just takes a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Is there any chance you have more info on this...

Is there any chance you have more info on this TXV setup? My buddyís 89 245 ac does not work, even after a thorough vacuum and recharge with r134a. I can feel the condenser get hot which tells me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I had pondered going to the old style rubber...

I had pondered going to the old style rubber mounts, but I donít mind spending the extra money for a smoother idle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Thanks Ryan, I will go ahead and order a set in...

Thanks Ryan, I will go ahead and order a set in the near future.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
740: Corteco Hydraulic Mounts

1990 744 N/A aw70

Have any of you used these? I know we always opt for Volvo tuber with the 240 mounts, but was curious of the quality of these corteco mounts. They are roughly HALF the cost of...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Alternator is bad. More than likely the brush...

Alternator is bad. More than likely the brush assembly is worn down.

Measure voltage at alternator, compared to voltage at battery. I bet that the voltage even at the alternator is poor. So...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,057
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Welcome to owning volvos. Itís a stupid design...

Welcome to owning volvos. Itís a stupid design but it is what it is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,057
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
+1 man. It will pull all the vacuum you need. I...

+1 man. It will pull all the vacuum you need. I bought the harbor freight one for like $99 and it pulls a damn near perfect vacuum on most cars.



No high at all. I mean maybe there’s an r12...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Idk, the other AW70 and AW71 cars I’ve driven, I...

Idk, the other AW70 and AW71 cars I’ve driven, I don’t remember being like that.

It upshifted 1-2-3 very quickly with the kickdown cable disconnected. They were also very soft shifts, and shifted...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
AW70-Very delayed 2-3 shift

1990 744 n/a lh2.4

I have never done a fluid flush or change, but the previous owners have all the records and Iím sure it has been done before. 150k+ miles on car now. Odometer is broken.

I am...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Perfect. Iíll start with the glass lenses and...

Perfect. Iíll start with the glass lenses and relay kit sometime soon and play it from there.

Thanks everyone for your help.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
So here’s a silly question, why a relay kit? When...

So here’s a silly question, why a relay kit? When I turn on the high beams I seem to recall hearing a relay anyway. Is the purpose of a relay kit so we can get more current and voltage to the bulbs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
PM'd.

PM'd.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
^ how weird! I thought all NB O2 sensors varied...

^ how weird! I thought all NB O2 sensors varied voltage from .1-.9V. Now i know.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Maybe, but that is likely more than the car is...

Maybe, but that is likely more than the car is worth :omg:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Iím not even sure what youíre talking about ...

Iím not even sure what youíre talking about

I have the '1 year only' (thatís what i was told) 1990 front end with NO fogs. I will send you a PM in the future. Pics would be awesome so I can see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Plug the low pressure switch spade connectors...

Plug the low pressure switch spade connectors back into the connector, then evacuate, vacuum, and recharge the system with ~80% of the original r12 weight (if using r134a).

Don’t get your hopes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
740: increased light output

1990 744.

My 740 has the typical yellowed headlight lenses. Light output is very poor, and I just had the windows tinted so I donít want it to be even harder to see at night.

What has everyone...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I figured LH and Regina both used a somewhat...

I figured LH and Regina both used a somewhat similar universal heated o2 sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,010
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Oh I wasn’t comparing the Volvo to American junk...

Oh I wasn’t comparing the Volvo to American junk from the 80s. GMs stuff back then was 99% garbage. Optispark, etc. gutless V8s that rarely work, slower than a 4 banger Honda of the same era..

The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,010
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Because volvo made a decent car at best. Their...

Because volvo made a decent car at best. Their engineers were not the greatest:) I have slowly realized this when comparing other cars of the same era to them..oh whale.

So your problem was an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Noted. Iíll follow your wroteup and spend the...

Noted. Iíll follow your wroteup and spend the ~$75 in order to have a fresh high output denso.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Luckily for him a 2.2 turbo computer is about...

Luckily for him a 2.2 turbo computer is about $25-$35 shipped.

Also, I would just install 850 turbo injectors and not worry about the resistor pack. The 850 turbo injectors are already high z...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,010
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
(In terms of a US car that is LHD) Ignition...

(In terms of a US car that is LHD)
Ignition control is the EZK box. On a 7/9 it’s above drivers kick panel.

ECU is the fuel side of things and it is to the right of the passenger kick panel.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
But are they any good? Iíd prefer a good used one...

But are they any good? Iíd prefer a good used one over most reman units, at least when it comes to a Bosch. Wonder if itís the same story with the denso.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
So if it is in the head itself, what do you...

So if it is in the head itself, what do you think? I have not yet researched the coolant flow in a redblock; where is the hottest point? Right before it enters the thermostat housing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Internal trans cooler could be leaking, but that...

Internal trans cooler could be leaking, but that almost looks negligible to me tbh.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,010
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Right, because isnít it possible to have 12v at...

Right, because isnít it possible to have 12v at injectors, but a weak 12v? Thought Iíve seen that before.
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