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Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,367
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do you have a picture? Was this something...

Do you have a picture?

Was this something that came on 4cyl Mustangs?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,141
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
it is still working, several years later

it is still working, several years later
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,141
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
For connecting the new speedometer cable to your...

For connecting the new speedometer cable to your VDO speedometer, you can splice the speedo end of your existing speedo cable sleeve onto the new cable. This is what I did to make my speedo work with...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,948
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
sounds nice and smooth!

sounds nice and smooth!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,367
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
A T5 swap in a 240 really only needs a Foxbody...

A T5 swap in a 240 really only needs a Foxbody Mustang driveshaft + Yoshifab adapter.
https://yoshifab.com/store/240-to-mustang-drive-shaft-adapter.html
The 2.3L Ranger damper (F6ZZ4841BA)...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,367
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
@smoothdurban What’s the approx diameter of the...

@smoothdurban
What’s the approx diameter of the 4-cyl damper?
Also with the tail of your transmission as low as it is, did you have any issues with firewall clearance at the back of the cylinder...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,367
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
@smoothdurban Thanks for the pics. It is...

@smoothdurban
Thanks for the pics. It is encouraging to know that you didn’t need to cut the tunnel...this may be added to my winter project list.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,367
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool! do you have a pic of your final setup?

cool! do you have a pic of your final setup?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 58,115
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
gotcha...that is a nice simple package

gotcha...that is a nice simple package
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 58,115
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
looks nice. you still sticking with a carb for...

looks nice. you still sticking with a carb for the 302?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 142,451
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice and clean :clap:

nice and clean :clap:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,672
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Wow, you've got a lot going on all at once. ...

Wow, you've got a lot going on all at once.

For the B230 + 16V timing belt setup, the simplest way to do it (IMO) is to mimic the Penta 16v belt routing.
Crank gear:...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 153,249
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I decided to give a 960 throttle body a try...was...

I decided to give a 960 throttle body a try...was a bit fiddly to get the TPS oriented and the throttle linkage sorted out, but it is installed and did make a difference in throttle response (as...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3,149
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Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool trip pics, thx for sharing!

cool trip pics, thx for sharing!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^good advice & Loctite 510

^good advice & Loctite 510
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,534
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://i.imgur.com/Dtq1Vmql.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Dtq1Vmql.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,534
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
M10x1.5 nylock Any hardware store should have...

M10x1.5 nylock
Any hardware store should have one.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt-M10-1-5-Zinc-Plated-Nylon-Lock-Nut-803708/204274148
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,281
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice work and great progress. will be a fun swap!

nice work and great progress. will be a fun swap!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,587
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I have a T5 in my 240 with the 0.68 5th gear. It...

I have a T5 in my 240 with the 0.68 5th gear. It is a good highway gear with the 3.91 rear. Worked fine with a n/a 8v setup. I don’t mind shifting down a gear for longer hills on the hwy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,844
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Is the tank pump providing a steady stream of...

Is the tank pump providing a steady stream of fuel (~1qt / 30 sec per Greenbook TP30454)? Put the line from the input of the main pump in a container and jumper the fuses to run the tank pump only. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,059
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks for posting this

Thanks for posting this
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,978
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
AFAIK all the 8v tubular manifolds on ebay have...

AFAIK all the 8v tubular manifolds on ebay have the flange backwards.

I'd look at Sweden Exhaust or KL Racing
http://swedenexhaust.se/en/volvo/366-grenror-volvo-240-8v.html...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,996
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
If you are going to be running an aftermarket T3,...

If you are going to be running an aftermarket T3, Yoshifab will take care of machining and converting the manifold to M10 studs.
https://yoshifab.com/store/volvo-manifold-t3-conversion-service.html
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 142,451
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks like ~50 USD shipped to NL from RockAuto...

Looks like ~50 USD shipped to NL from RockAuto for 16x VS1268 springs.
https://www.rockauto.com/en/parts/melling,VS1268,valve+spring,5792
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^ I did that too and worked fine.

^^ I did that too and worked fine.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 142,451
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I used the VS1268 springs in my 16v head. Runs...

I used the VS1268 springs in my 16v head. Runs fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,456
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
@TR Conn What radiator is that? Haven't seen a...

@TR Conn
What radiator is that? Haven't seen a port in the endtank like that before.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,813
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
LH2.2 / EZ-117K harness reference: ...

LH2.2 / EZ-117K harness reference:
https://www.240turbo.com/harnessconversions.html#240conversionharness
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,813
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
fair points Kjets...a B21+T isn't "wrong", but...

fair points Kjets...a B21+T isn't "wrong", but takes more fiddling (IMO) vs dropping in a stock B230FT running on stock EMS.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,456
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
maybe you've run across this... ...

maybe you've run across this...
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=286849

used an aluminum Griffin radiator
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/gri-1-26241-xs/all
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,813
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
A B21+T can achieve this, but will take more...

A B21+T can achieve this, but will take more effort to get there than doing so on an existing EFI car.

In your case, I don't think I'd put the effort into resurrecting the B21. I'd consider...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 117,186
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice & simple...good work!

nice & simple...good work!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/copy-of-2...

https://www.stsmachininginc.com/products/copy-of-240-front-big-brakes-adapters-brembo-s60r-v70r
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks! Just what I was looking for. :cheers:

Thanks! Just what I was looking for.
:cheers:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
pre-90 exhaust manifold depth?

Anyone have the measurement between the exhaust port flange and the turbo mounting flange on a pre-90 manifold? Is the measurement the same or different than a 90+ manifold?
(I imagine the...
Forum: events 09-02-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 39,230
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
i'll try to join after the kids are in bed

i'll try to join after the kids are in bed
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,428
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do you have a link to a 0287520004 unit? I’ve...

Do you have a link to a 0287520004 unit?
I’ve only ever seen the 0237...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,918
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Doesn't look like the 242 versions are available...

Doesn't look like the 242 versions are available anymore.



Just to clarify, I would like to replace the window channels as shown below. Not the window scrapers (that Dave Barton and others...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,918
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
2020 bump... For a 242 there are 2 pieces ...

2020 bump...

For a 242 there are 2 pieces
1) vertical section at rear of window - p/n 3526387 (still available new)
2) long section along top/front of window - p/n 1203968 (NLA)

Has anyone...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,319
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
very cool project with swapping to DCT!

very cool project with swapping to DCT!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,156
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
This is helpful for putting a 15G on a redblock. ...

This is helpful for putting a 15G on a redblock.
https://yoshifab.com/store/15g-wastegate-relocator-bracket.html
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,830
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes that is correct. ...

Yes that is correct.
https://yoshifab.com/store/b21/23/230-short-distributors.html
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 142,451
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I used a small roller for painting walls....

I used a small roller for painting walls. Something like this:
https://www.homedepot.com/p/6-in-x-3-8-in-High-Density-Polyester-Knit-Mini-Paint-Roller-6-Pack-HD-MR-1436-0600/205871768
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,830
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:rofl: yea and lower the subframe a bit to get...

:rofl: yea and lower the subframe a bit to get the cam carrier on
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,837
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
It looks like there is a “m” stamped on one of...

It looks like there is a “m” stamped on one of the contacts. Try sifting through Molex’s website for crimp terminals.
Forum: showroom 08-18-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,678
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The 15" Aries are a good look IMO (the wheels...

The 15" Aries are a good look IMO (the wheels pictured in the back of your car).
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,739
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Have you tried Nord-Lock washers? ...

Have you tried Nord-Lock washers?
https://www.nord-lock.com/nord-lock/products/washers/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,298
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Agree. I know on my B21 there was some rust...

Agree.

I know on my B21 there was some rust between the v-belt pulley and the inner section bolted to the crank. It took some penetrating oil and some prying with a large screwdriver/hammer to...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 386,946
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice work! that thing moves :omg:

nice work! that thing moves :omg:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,881
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Correct, no gasket between the downpipe and...

Correct, no gasket between the downpipe and turbine housing outlet. The conical shape of the turbine housing is intended to create a seal with the downpipe flange.

I wouldn’t worry about it TBH.
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