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Forum: showroom 06-18-2022, 07:10 PM
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Posted By John242Ti
;-) *chuckle*

;-) *chuckle*
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By John242Ti
If I remember correctly, there is a wire that...

If I remember correctly, there is a wire that goes to the headlamp dip relay from the rear fog lamp harness. Is used as the power wire for the rear fogs, run through fuse 14. It's possible that you...
Forum: showroom 06-13-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9,756
Views: 5,909,269
Posted By John242Ti
On the way home from the post orifice... ...

On the way home from the post orifice...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52142588088_e190f48b81_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nrEoPs)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By John242Ti
Remove the speedo drive housing and tap in a...

Remove the speedo drive housing and tap in a freeze plug.
Forum: events 06-01-2022, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By John242Ti
Yep. That'd be him. :nod:

Yep. That'd be him. :nod:
Forum: events 05-31-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By John242Ti
Cool. Kinda glad that the pesky Puget Sound...

Cool. Kinda glad that the pesky Puget Sound Convergence Zone remained where it was all day, even though it did make for a wet day at home.


Another TB'er showed up near the end of the meet. ...
Forum: events 05-29-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By John242Ti
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52108523118_15...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52108523118_15fde3b78b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2noDNuo)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52108734899_2e2b9ca206_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2noETrM)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,637
Posted By John242Ti
It's also possible that the door hinge is just...

It's also possible that the door hinge is just too worn out. Is there any slop if you try to lift the door up while it's partially open? Not a hard fix, just have to use a floor jack under the...
Forum: events 05-28-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,975
Posted By John242Ti
Swap meet pics - digital, so they've been...

Swap meet pics - digital, so they've been uploaded for the past week.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52090717665_dd944daacd_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nn5xxP)...
Forum: events 05-23-2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By John242Ti
Nope, the Puget Sound VSA chapter has been around...

Nope, the Puget Sound VSA chapter has been around for many years. Probably started before the VCOA chapter did.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By John242Ti
Doesn't look bad on a sedan either. ...

Doesn't look bad on a sedan either.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52044158330_d289568e52_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nhXV5E)
Forum: showroom 05-23-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By John242Ti
No prob. I believe it. -J

No prob.

I believe it.

-J
Forum: events 05-23-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By John242Ti
Never was affiliated with the Puget Sound VCOA,...

Never was affiliated with the Puget Sound VCOA, however, members were invited to show up. Originally was started by PSVSA, but is now being run by one of their members.
...
Forum: showroom 05-22-2022, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By John242Ti
Sent you a pic via IG. Also helped Randy out...

Sent you a pic via IG. Also helped Randy out with taking pics using his phone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2022, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By John242Ti
^If the holes for the body cladding aren't...

^If the holes for the body cladding aren't filled, it will. If you get them filled (ideally by welding metal in the holes), then painted, it won't look much different than a 1983-85 wagon from the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2022, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By John242Ti
Correct. Was used on all B230 cars. Both in a...

Correct. Was used on all B230 cars. Both in a remote reservoir configuration from 1985-1990 on 240 series, and most 700 and 900 series cars; and in an integral reservoir configuration from 1991-93...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By John242Ti
John, What Harald said. Already have a...

John,

What Harald said. Already have a thread for it.

-J
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By John242Ti
The rattly issue with the Saginaw P-type PS pumps...

The rattly issue with the Saginaw P-type PS pumps is due to the bracketry. Usually the rear bracket, which fails with regularity. Even the intact brackets will rattle. If you run the engine at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2022, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By John242Ti
Yep. The '92 245 I used to drive pretty much...

Yep. The '92 245 I used to drive pretty much always showed a 2-1-2 or 2-3-2 code, due to a crack that had formed in the headpipe. Since WA didn't test emissions in my area, I just kept driving the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By John242Ti
^Good points... There aren't any holes in...

^Good points...

There aren't any holes in the headpipe, perchance? Not uncommon to develop holes on the non-turbo headpipes. One thing you could try is a pre-'89 exhaust manifold, if the car is...
Forum: website & board 05-17-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,868
Posted By John242Ti
And, now, apparently, it has gone back to the...

And, now, apparently, it has gone back to the light theme. :e-shrug:

Now, back to normal, as per Dana's response above... lol
Forum: events 05-17-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,975
Posted By John242Ti
Some of that may be due to the forums being dead...

Some of that may be due to the forums being dead for the past few weeks and some people may not be aware that it's alive again.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2022, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By John242Ti
You'd need a 1985-90 pump. 1991 cars had the...

You'd need a 1985-90 pump. 1991 cars had the integral reservoir pump. I'm assuming you're going to the late 940 regina fuel system B230 accessory layout with the alternator and AC compressor on the...
Forum: website & board 05-14-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,367
Posted By John242Ti
Other sites I know of that use it: ...

Other sites I know of that use it:

https://68kmla.org/bb/index.php
https://audiokarma.org/forums/index.php
https://www.photrio.com
https://www.radiodiscussions.com
https://tinkerdifferent.com...
Forum: website & board 05-14-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,367
Posted By John242Ti
Specifically, the one from 4/1/22.

Specifically, the one from 4/1/22.
Forum: events 05-14-2022, 03:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,975
Posted By John242Ti
One week to go...

One week to go...
Forum: website & board 05-14-2022, 03:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,367
Posted By John242Ti
Sounds like it has been more fun than a barrel of...

Sounds like it has been more fun than a barrel of monkeys on acid...

Anyway, thanks for getting us back up.
Forum: events 03-19-2022, 04:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,975
Posted By John242Ti
Will be there as per usual. Just no more wagon...

Will be there as per usual. Just no more wagon :oogle:...

-J
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By John242Ti
I'm betting that is something that made it into...

I'm betting that is something that made it into the 240 parts catalog, even though it's probably a 700 series OD unit. 61a says Laycock marked 119038, but when you go up to the first part of the...
Forum: showroom 02-26-2022, 08:47 PM
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Posted By John242Ti
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51906021843_0c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51906021843_0c5c91fe75_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n5KVV6)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51906253399_f4b158bf2b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n5M7Kr)
Alive...
Forum: events 02-26-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 26,715
Posted By John242Ti
New date looks to be 5/21/22.

New date looks to be 5/21/22.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2022, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By John242Ti
Those doors might be a little too old for the...

Those doors might be a little too old for the car, btw. Volvo changed the door latch mechanisms in 1978. Doors look like they're from 1975. To use them with the door latch hardware from your 244,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2022, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,146
Posted By John242Ti
^This. Get them flush with the ring, then it...

^This. Get them flush with the ring, then it should read correctly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,141
Posted By John242Ti
The Anco 25 series blades are an option, if...

The Anco 25 series blades are an option, if they're still available. They came with that metal pin that inserted into the blade frame for use with the 262C and first generation Honda Accord wiper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
240: Key Woes
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Posted By John242Ti
^1988-on 760, 960, etc, use an inverted laser-cut...

^1988-on 760, 960, etc, use an inverted laser-cut key, where the cuts are inside the key shaft, not on the outside. 1983-87 760 use the normal keys, like a 240, 740, or 940.

Early 760 key, also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2022, 01:44 AM
Replies: 21
240: Key Woes
Views: 1,695
Posted By John242Ti
To make a master key from a valet key, all you...

To make a master key from a valet key, all you need is a master key blank. Aftermarket key manufacturers call it the "VL8" key. Have said locksmith make a duplicate of the valet key on the VL8...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2022, 12:40 AM
Replies: 21
240: Key Woes
Views: 1,695
Posted By John242Ti
Difference is that the valet key has a center...

Difference is that the valet key has a center spine that's not shaved down to fit the glovebox lock and the trunk lock (or storage compartment lock if a wagon). It'll also have the old style...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21
240: Key Woes
Views: 1,695
Posted By John242Ti
Also, most Volvo dealers now supply the 740 style...

Also, most Volvo dealers now supply the 740 style master keys for all 1978-on 240s. Last time I ordered a key for a 240 of mine, they received the 740 key.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By John242Ti
Continuing on what Ben suggested: 4) Is the...

Continuing on what Ben suggested:

4) Is the ballast resistor connected? If it isn't, the engine will start and die. Coil power then gets cut as the key is returned to the run position.

5)...
Forum: showroom 12-29-2021, 04:36 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 413,439
Posted By John242Ti
A Volvo on some snow... Didn't get a whole lot...

A Volvo on some snow... Didn't get a whole lot in this event.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51784414560_d550b86caa_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mU1EiN)
Forum: showroom 12-29-2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9,756
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Posted By John242Ti
242... Probably should've let it run a bit...

242... Probably should've let it run a bit longer. Didn't want to stay running when it went back inside the garage. A bit cold blooded at 25 deg F, apparently....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,378
Posted By John242Ti
Ok, yeah, then try what I suggested. Two of my...

Ok, yeah, then try what I suggested. Two of my 242s (both my first '82 Turbo and my current '82 Turbo) had the issue you describe. In both cases, it was the 4th gear switch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,378
Posted By John242Ti
I'm assuming that nothing at all is happening...

I'm assuming that nothing at all is happening until the transmission is warm. No light, nothing. If the light comes on, then it's piston o-ring issues or low fluid level.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,378
Posted By John242Ti
https://live.staticflickr.com/411/19768190114_9be3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/411/19768190114_9be36f54d4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/w7R9d3)

Switch on the right side near the bellhousing in this pic. Yours won't have the rubber boot over it,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,378
Posted By John242Ti
Next time it acts up, push the shift lever as far...

Next time it acts up, push the shift lever as far back and to the right as possible while depressing the button. If it engages, it's the 4th gear switch on the top cover of the transmission. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,250
Posted By John242Ti
Ran the similar B cam in an '84 245GL with the...

Ran the similar B cam in an '84 245GL with the iPd exhaust. Was fine. Had a little more oomph over the M cam, but still a decent "daily driver" cam. Also ran a K cam in an '85 245DL many years...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,409
Posted By John242Ti
Interestingly enough, the '85 744Ti they built up...

Interestingly enough, the '85 744Ti they built up remained somewhat local. Saw it a few years ago driving around Bellevue, WA, with WA plates on it.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2021, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,847
Posted By John242Ti
I'm not sure if the B23E/F block had the same...

I'm not sure if the B23E/F block had the same issues as the B23FT did, but, since the cylinder walls are kinda thin, I probably would go ahead and run a later head. Either a 160 or 398 will work, as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By John242Ti
^A dead short to ground will cause the oil...

^A dead short to ground will cause the oil pressure gauge to read zero bar... Unlike the oil temperature gauge and ambient temp gauge, shorting the sender wire to ground won't cause it to peg. No...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By John242Ti
Sounds like some welding occured between the...

Sounds like some welding occured between the alternator and the oil pressure sender contacts... Wonder if the cluster got fried as well... Even though the key may've been off, there's a chance that...
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