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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By Khrrck
Maybe it was overheating and taking the time to...

Maybe it was overheating and taking the time to unplug the RSR gave it a little extra time to cool down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,222
Posted By Khrrck
"Fuel efficient" is the low viscosity stuff...

"Fuel efficient" is the low viscosity stuff designed for modern transmissions (Dex VI, and so on). If used in the old AWs it won't shift right since the fluid is thinner than designed.

Multi...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By Khrrck
the alternate solution is to add a resistor pack...

the alternate solution is to add a resistor pack to simulate the load of an incandescent bulb.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2021, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974
Posted By Khrrck
Regular mig wire will hold for a while but will...

Regular mig wire will hold for a while but will probably crack eventually since it's too different in composition.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,719
Posted By Khrrck
Take the door panel off and inspect the internal...

Take the door panel off and inspect the internal mechanism. See if you can see anything flexing or binding up when you try to turn the key.

Also be sure to re-grease the latch. Brake cleaner is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974
Posted By Khrrck
start with low power and work your way up....

start with low power and work your way up. exhaust pipe is thin and easy to blow a hole in, stainless more so.

if you can get shield gas for it, even better.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
240: OIL!!!
Views: 1,958
Posted By Khrrck
Agreed, the only reason for non synthetic these...

Agreed, the only reason for non synthetic these days is if you want to save money - either because it's a short change interval like cleaning out the break-in oil, or because it's a motor you don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,622
Posted By Khrrck
The point of the ammonia/garbage bag combo is...

The point of the ammonia/garbage bag combo is that the garbage bag is black and gets very hot in the sun + traps the vapor inside. It's similar to what you did in the end - wet heat. Cling film is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,951
Posted By Khrrck
Honestly I think you'll need to look at...

Honestly I think you'll need to look at flattening out those dents first rather than just filling them with bondo. You'll need to paint anyway after the filler job, so that's not a concern, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,421
Posted By Khrrck
You can try lubing it with ATF. (Would not use...

You can try lubing it with ATF. (Would not use other lubricants as it opens into the transmission pan.) But it can be really tricky to get the stuff in there.

Could try disconnecting it from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,821
Posted By Khrrck
Take your existing hose to a place that does...

Take your existing hose to a place that does hydraulic hoses and see if they'll make a new one in the desired length for you. Usually relatively affordable. Heavy equipment shops and some car places...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,282
Posted By Khrrck
Hello neighbor! Can you still make out the...

Hello neighbor!

Can you still make out the wire colors? The old manuals have wire colors marked in the diagrams. Unfortunately looks like the '83 manual is missing. But the '84 looks like it has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,014
Posted By Khrrck
Honestly I've only ever used it when I locked my...

Honestly I've only ever used it when I locked my keys in my car lol. Everything else I've been able to fix on the side of the road but it's nice for peace of mind.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,014
Posted By Khrrck
This is a pretty poor idea for most people...

This is a pretty poor idea for most people although self-insurance is not uncommon among businesses. $60k invested conservatively will generally make more per year than a year of insurance usually...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,014
Posted By Khrrck
I have AAA (essential for old cars IMO) and my...

I have AAA (essential for old cars IMO) and my local office also serves as an insurance broker.

I went in and the guy ran quotes for 3-4 companies, gave me the lowest one, and pointed out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,518
Posted By Khrrck
How's the block itself look? Perhaps the threads...

How's the block itself look? Perhaps the threads on the junction are damaged?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,364
Posted By Khrrck
Take the head off? Then you'll be able to see the...

Take the head off? Then you'll be able to see the situation better too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,540
Posted By Khrrck
http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=218710

ET 20 or 25 is stock for the RWD cars. FWD is ET 30+ and needs spacers.

Some Ford wheels are 5x108 as well but also have too big of an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,378
Posted By Khrrck
I would inspect your intake system and associated...

I would inspect your intake system and associated hoses for leaks. Maybe under full boost you blew out some weak bit of plastic, rubber, gasket etc on the intake which is now serving as an air leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By Khrrck
Did you see this thread? I think it's the most...

Did you see this thread? I think it's the most comprehensive resource we have right now:

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=356477
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,630
Posted By Khrrck
Definitely sounds like water infiltration. You...

Definitely sounds like water infiltration. You can check the running engine with a spray bottle on the harness, plug wires, etc to try and pin down a bad area and install some temporary insulation to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,573
Posted By Khrrck
That's my tire size and it fits with room to...

That's my tire size and it fits with room to spare. I have factory steelies though not alloys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,315
Posted By Khrrck
Looking through some older threads on the subject...

Looking through some older threads on the subject it looks like the powerstage was installed with thermal compound between it and the mounting bracket/surface, to help sink the heat into the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,312
Posted By Khrrck
If you just want a regular power steering pump, I...

If you just want a regular power steering pump, I would post in Wanted for a later 240 pump and res. Later models used the same pump but with a remote reservoir instead. You will probably need custom...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,549
Posted By Khrrck
Any antifreeze will work fine in a B230. Most...

Any antifreeze will work fine in a B230. Most people I know use generic green although some people swear by Toyota red. Most Volvo stuff sold these days is formulated for their new cars with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,642
Posted By Khrrck
No way to tell for certain without a lot more...

No way to tell for certain without a lot more info honestly.

$700 ain't bad for a parts car though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,127
Posted By Khrrck
240 is similar but it's bullet connectors: ...

240 is similar but it's bullet connectors:

https://cleanflametrap.com/speedoDiag.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,393
Posted By Khrrck
How bad was the bore after you got it out? :rofl:

How bad was the bore after you got it out? :rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,704
Posted By Khrrck
I think this thread from another site looks...

I think this thread from another site looks useful:

https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/threads/removing-rain-x-the-final-word.279171/

tl;dr mechanical action with a light abrasive and microfiber...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2021, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,717
Posted By Khrrck
Looks like someone tried to add an extra layer of...

Looks like someone tried to add an extra layer of insulation on top of it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,310
Posted By Khrrck
Your best bet will probably be finding another...

Your best bet will probably be finding another 400 series with Volvo Guard so you can inspect how it's configured. (Or steal the whole setup if it's scrap...)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,077
Posted By Khrrck
'87 also reads in at around 46-47mm (cheapo...

'87 also reads in at around 46-47mm (cheapo calipers and hard to read without removing grommet)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2021, 02:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,134
Posted By Khrrck
Bonus points if you can do it in a really dark...

Bonus points if you can do it in a really dark area so you can see the sparks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,288
Posted By Khrrck
I would start with checking for air leaks (and...

I would start with checking for air leaks (and that the throttle plate is closing fully). If it idled fine before that, and you didn't touch the adjustment screw, I can't see why any of the work you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,671
Posted By Khrrck
Here is a list of wiring diagrams for 240: ...

Here is a list of wiring diagrams for 240:

http://www.v8volvo.se/mekartips/volvo/Filer%20240/_Filer_240.html

It looks like power only separates out into left and right at the hazard switch and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,176
Posted By Khrrck
Have you checked the wiring at the sensor on the...

Have you checked the wiring at the sensor on the differential? After 35 years of driving around and flexing they tend to wear through.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,688
Posted By Khrrck
I believe those are the vented ones. In the US we...

I believe those are the vented ones. In the US we have not used them for many years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,873
Posted By Khrrck
Does that assume the rest of the system is...

Does that assume the rest of the system is working correctly? Since the mix being off could also peg the sensor, no?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,719
Posted By Khrrck
What version of engine management is the car...

What version of engine management is the car running? Probably LH 2.1?

If it mysteriously starts running again, I always have gotten good mileage out of wiggling all electrical connectors and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,411
Posted By Khrrck
Whoops, morning me didn't read the title...

Whoops, morning me didn't read the title correctly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,411
Posted By Khrrck
Check the tailgate hinges where the wires run....

Check the tailgate hinges where the wires run. Over many flexings the wire insulation can wear through and ground out against the metal hinge casting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,310
Posted By Khrrck
Since you're suspicious of the AFR, do you have a...

Since you're suspicious of the AFR, do you have a wideband O2 sensor or similar to test it with?

I certainly would be playing it safe and not driving very much if things are getting that hot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,462
Posted By Khrrck
Which sender do you have? The dummy light...

Which sender do you have?

The dummy light sender which comes stock won't work with the 5 bar gauge, you need the big cylindrical VDO sender for it.

Here's the recent thread:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2021, 02:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,427
Posted By Khrrck
This seems like an unbiased source...

This seems like an unbiased source...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,688
Posted By Khrrck
Since OP has location listed as Brunei, a fair...

Since OP has location listed as Brunei, a fair guess would be Southeast Asia - but possibly an import from Japan or Australia.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,183
Posted By Khrrck
As far as I am aware, the AW70 is quite...

As far as I am aware, the AW70 is quite long-lived when not used to transmit more than the ~110HP from a N/A engine, and given the standard "good care" for automatic transmissions (timely changes of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,406
Posted By Khrrck
The standard oil pressure sender is "on/off" only...

The standard oil pressure sender is "on/off" only - it detects if there is enough oil pressure but doesn't tell you exactly how much.

You will need to replace with the big cylindrical VDO sender,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,571
Posted By Khrrck
Courtesy of the A/C thread...

Courtesy of the A/C thread (http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=356477):



...so the ones FCP sells should be fine if any Ebay generic works. Maybe play it safe and don't get the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,932
Posted By Khrrck
I have the same issue and it's definitely a leaky...

I have the same issue and it's definitely a leaky windshield.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,327
Posted By Khrrck
Double check to make sure it's working. The...

Double check to make sure it's working.

The heat from your engine goes only four places: the radiator, the heater core, the exhaust, and radiation from the block itself into the engine bay.
...
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