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Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By swedishiron.com
Yes, from a member here named Dave Barton: ...

Yes, from a member here named Dave Barton:

https://www.prancingmoose.com/volvoharnesses.html
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By swedishiron.com
You can also convert any B230FT to a block...

You can also convert any B230FT to a block mounted distributor by removing the existing oil pump shaft and swapping it out for one that has the gears for both the oil pump and the distributor.

Of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By swedishiron.com
And if you overfill the transmission, this is...

And if you overfill the transmission, this is where it all drains (squirts?) out of.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By swedishiron.com
Man, those are cheap as chips!

Man, those are cheap as chips!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 270,146
Posted By swedishiron.com
Agreed on all points!

Agreed on all points!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,388
Posted By swedishiron.com
Yeah, the inside of that cylinder head looks REAL...

Yeah, the inside of that cylinder head looks REAL GOOD

I've been using Proje' Professional wheel cleaner (after pressure washing) and it works really well.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 270,146
Posted By swedishiron.com
Very sad to see this is now up for auction: ...

Very sad to see this is now up for auction:

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1983-volvo-242-glt-3/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,422
Posted By swedishiron.com
NicE!

NicE!
Forum: article composition 11-04-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,536
Posted By swedishiron.com
My '89 760 had "soft" brakes until I updated to...

My '89 760 had "soft" brakes until I updated to the 940 "Jumbo" style. Braking was much better after that.

Yes, there's a lot of posts in there that really aren't necessary.

thelostartof did a...
Forum: article composition 11-03-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,536
Posted By swedishiron.com
Found more links. Here's the corrected...

Found more links.

Here's the corrected version of the link in the first post:

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=261539

&

Here's more discussion on volvoforums about the...
Forum: article composition 11-03-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,536
Posted By swedishiron.com
And here's info about wheel fitment: ...

And here's info about wheel fitment:


https://www.volvoforums.org.uk/showthread.php?t=171330
Forum: article composition 11-03-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,536
Posted By swedishiron.com
Posting this thread as it also has some helpful...

Posting this thread as it also has some helpful info:


http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=175584
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By swedishiron.com
Yes, as dl242gt noted. Yes, that's...

Yes, as dl242gt noted.




Yes, that's the ground wire between the alternator and the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By swedishiron.com
The ATF should clean the top end gunk around the...

The ATF should clean the top end gunk around the lifters and thus, point you in the direction.

Lifter noise is usually due to oil starvation. Whether the starvation is due to the oil transfer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By swedishiron.com
I have used 1 quart of transmission fluid (like...

I have used 1 quart of transmission fluid (like ATF Type F) for about 100 miles or so of travel and then a fresh oil change with 10w-30 full synthetic to temporarily alleviate symptoms.

If the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By swedishiron.com
The 13G flat flange turbos would have been on '97...

The 13G flat flange turbos would have been on '97 850 with LPT and 98 / early 99 V70s also equipped with LPT.

I've never run a 13G on any red block / B230FT.

I'm guessing at 13G's performance...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By swedishiron.com
The best way is to pull the oil pan and check -...

The best way is to pull the oil pan and check - which isn't too hard or time-consuming (as long as you have a cherry picker and/or an engine stand).
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,326
Posted By swedishiron.com
This wiring is actually to the Constant Idle...

This wiring is actually to the Constant Idle control module and not for the K-Jetronic ECU.

It's quite common for them to rot on cars from hot climates and especially moreso on the turbo-charged...
Forum: showroom 09-30-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4,166
Views: 2,092,998
Posted By swedishiron.com
I do, but I'm not in Canada. I'm close, though,...

I do, but I'm not in Canada. I'm close, though, and I can ship!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By swedishiron.com
I've had this happen twice on 7 series turbos. ...

I've had this happen twice on 7 series turbos. Both times it was the turbo hose from the Air Mass Meter to the compressor inlet. This hose gets very hot and oily; over time, it becomes smushy or...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 169,877
Posted By swedishiron.com
I have never seen a OHV or SOHC red block warp as...

I have never seen a OHV or SOHC red block warp as a result of a blown head gasket.

I don't know if that gives you any comfort, but you can easily find out once you have the cylinder head removed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,377
Posted By swedishiron.com
Quite true. I did this same repair on a '93...

Quite true.

I did this same repair on a '93 245 last year with more than 330,000 miles on it. It still had the original exhaust gaskets at both locations.

Not only did I snap off one of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,799
Posted By swedishiron.com
subscribed

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Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,819
Posted By swedishiron.com
I agree!

I agree!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,718
Posted By swedishiron.com
The jumper wire for the PnP switch - usually on...

The jumper wire for the PnP switch - usually on the left side of the transmission tunnel. It's a small white connector with a blue wire that loops back to itself.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,949
Posted By swedishiron.com
Great progress. Sorry you have to deal with...

Great progress.

Sorry you have to deal with all that rust...yuck
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 178,059
Posted By swedishiron.com
And have you replaced the transmission yet?

And have you replaced the transmission yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,556
Posted By swedishiron.com
That is correct. I have Bosch Remanufactured in...

That is correct. I have Bosch Remanufactured in Germany 007 or 016 AMMs for sale!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By swedishiron.com
Any chance you could re-post / re-host some of...

Any chance you could re-post / re-host some of the missing pictures in this super-helpful and awesome thread from Swedespeed?
Forum: showroom 06-03-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 1,963,216
Posted By swedishiron.com
very nice

very nice
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 38,038
Posted By swedishiron.com
No, I'm not talking about the pink label 561 ECU....

No, I'm not talking about the pink label 561 ECU.

I am talking about the pink (or yellow) label EZK that controls the ignition. Phil had one for sale here:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,073
Posted By swedishiron.com
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 570,254
Posted By swedishiron.com
What are the plans for the "old" Gemini...

What are the plans for the "old" Gemini rims?
Forum: events 05-16-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,792
Posted By swedishiron.com
Less than 5 days to go!

Less than 5 days to go!
Forum: website & board 05-16-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,503
Posted By swedishiron.com
Thank you for restoring function!

Thank you for restoring function!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 178,059
Posted By swedishiron.com
Good to read that! You going to keep the old...

Good to read that!

You going to keep the old 530 cylinder head? If not, can I have it to use as a core?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,535
Posted By swedishiron.com
If this '91 has LH2.4, then as long as you lined...

If this '91 has LH2.4, then as long as you lined up the flywheel correctly on the end of the driveshaft and with the engine at Top Dead Center, it will start.

If you didn't do that, it will crank...
Forum: events 03-21-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,792
Posted By swedishiron.com
swedishiron.com will be in the swap meet area...

swedishiron.com will be in the swap meet area with lots of Volvo parts to sell!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,409
Posted By swedishiron.com
I have both spare LH2.0 & LH2.2 distributors,...

I have both spare LH2.0 & LH2.2 distributors, whatever route you decide to go.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,294
Posted By swedishiron.com
oh snap $760 + shipping from Sweden ...

oh snap

$760 + shipping from Sweden

https://www.do88.se/en/artiklar/bigpack-volvo-700-900-turbo-92-98.html
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By swedishiron.com
But... the 240s with M46 never used the Guibo...

But...
the 240s with M46 never used the Guibo flex disk. That was only the 240s with M47.

I'm guessing the front drive shaft section you have there is from a 240 with M47.

Given the price of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,943
Posted By swedishiron.com
It's suitable. I'd prefer to find a nice 3-row...

It's suitable. I'd prefer to find a nice 3-row all metal Nissens...but they aren't being made any more, so the only choice is to try and find one that isn't already shagged.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2022, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By swedishiron.com
Very nice post!

Very nice post!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2022, 12:51 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 38,038
Posted By swedishiron.com
Yes. Use a small flat-bladed screwdriver to...

Yes. Use a small flat-bladed screwdriver to remove the chip and pry it up slowly. There's a U-shaped cutout on short edge/end of the chip - make note of its location.

Press the new chip in place...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 53,831
Posted By swedishiron.com
Let us know if you decide to part it out.

Let us know if you decide to part it out.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 53,515
Posted By swedishiron.com
What a great build thread.

What a great build thread.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,897
Posted By swedishiron.com
I've heard that they are available in tested...

I've heard that they are available in tested condition from swedishiron.com

wink, wink
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,093
Posted By swedishiron.com
The 240 Diesel cars with Automatic trans never...

The 240 Diesel cars with Automatic trans never got the AW7x transmissions. They all had the BW55 3-speed automatics in the USA from 1980-mid 1984



Source:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 38,038
Posted By swedishiron.com
The "pink label" EZK units as found on the first...

The "pink label" EZK units as found on the first year of NA LH2.4 240s (which is 1989) are chippable.

That said, I have a few for sale if you want to buy one.

If so, message me with an offer.
Forum: events 02-14-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,505
Posted By swedishiron.com
Still no update whomp whomp :-(

Still no update

whomp whomp

:-(
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