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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By speedn_j
Jegs.com has a bunch if you can find one that'll...

Jegs.com has a bunch if you can find one that'll fit
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,483
Posted By speedn_j
All of the blue box stuff I've bought has been...

All of the blue box stuff I've bought has been complete junk. But it's your money ..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,483
Posted By speedn_j
I've never had a problem with their $5 joints/rods

I've never had a problem with their $5 joints/rods
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,084
Posted By speedn_j
Mine was like stiff and it turned out to be the...

Mine was like stiff and it turned out to be the knuckle. I greased and freed it up..no more stiffness. But you should've seen the condition of the knuckle when the rack got changed
Forum: events 08-23-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By speedn_j
Too far for me

Too far for me
Forum: showroom 08-19-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By speedn_j
Euro meet?

Euro meet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By speedn_j
I've used the $2 cheapies on a n/anwith no...

I've used the $2 cheapies on a n/anwith no complaints
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By speedn_j
Timing belt? Do the cams turn when your cranking ?

Timing belt? Do the cams turn when your cranking ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,264
Posted By speedn_j
Steel wheels are timeless if rocked correctly..or...

Steel wheels are timeless if rocked correctly..or they can make your ride look hoopty
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By speedn_j
I soppose it's possible to put a remote grease...

I soppose it's possible to put a remote grease fitting somewhere. But a blower fan only needs to be done around every 200k miles
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By speedn_j
Keep it stock...fix stuff when stuff breaks....

Keep it stock...fix stuff when stuff breaks. Don't abuse it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,354
Posted By speedn_j
I can also deliver depending on where in Co your...

I can also deliver depending on where in Co your at, pay for the gas, and paid in full. To be honest if you can't find a descent 240 closer to your area, your not looking hard enough
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,354
Posted By speedn_j
Looks like mine minus the AC and I'm selling mine...

Looks like mine minus the AC and I'm selling mine for $2k

https://bakersfield.craigslist.org/cto/d/1988-volvo-245-dl/6628954497.html
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By speedn_j
Plus still having some kinda shock sorta matched ...

Plus still having some kinda shock sorta matched up to the spring rate
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By speedn_j
Yes. I had to add a spacers on the crank

Yes. I had to add a spacers on the crank
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,145
Posted By speedn_j
The Mercedes w210 has a twin fan that is ran off...

The Mercedes w210 has a twin fan that is ran off one motor. It's pretty powerful and it winds up as it is needed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By speedn_j
I got a speaker to fit but it took alot of...

I got a speaker to fit but it took alot of hacking and still couldn't get a grill to fit. Im just gonna put 6x9s down at the bottom.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By speedn_j
I cut 2 on mine and rides pretty good. I don't...

I cut 2 on mine and rides pretty good. I don't think I'd cut anything more than that
Forum: showroom 07-08-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,137
Posted By speedn_j
Their website is hard to browse

Their website is hard to browse
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,844
Posted By speedn_j
Yup that's what I got. $15/strut. I got no...

Yup that's what I got. $15/strut. I got no complaints on ride quality. Bilstein hds are probably the stiffest
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By speedn_j
Crawl under the car while someone pushes down on...

Crawl under the car while someone pushes down on the front end
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,145
Posted By speedn_j
You might have a separate issue with your...

You might have a separate issue with your cooling. .mine stays solid at 190 degrees no matter how hot it is,or how hard I drive..105 dgrees plus where I live. Even trucking up long hills. Maybe you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By speedn_j
Right but it also tells you what kinda seller the...

Right but it also tells you what kinda seller the guy is. The seller seems pretty useless. Can't even clean the car and then still is asking for a higher than average price..and then not willing to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,329
Posted By speedn_j
Tell him to deliver it to your door for 2500....

Tell him to deliver it to your door for 2500. That interior is pretty beat up
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By speedn_j
I'm in California with a Canadian 240. never had...

I'm in California with a Canadian 240. never had a problem with getting smogged. Maybe pull the cam cover off and show them the timing marks..or find a new shop
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By speedn_j
So what piece isn't readily available?

So what piece isn't readily available?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By speedn_j
I always liked the 850r..but having owned a few...

I always liked the 850r..but having owned a few they are a headache. Fast? Yes..but unless you upgrade the brakes for spirited driving your be replacing rotors all the time. The suspension sucks for...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,024
Posted By speedn_j
Daym I need to change my career to exhaust pipe...

Daym I need to change my career to exhaust pipe Bender
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By speedn_j
I've gone from 6 to 5..you'll have to cut out...

I've gone from 6 to 5..you'll have to cut out holes in the sheet metal for tgr extra 2 inches of bulbs. Other than that and some minor wire modifications everything should fit
Forum: events 03-18-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 27,839
Posted By speedn_j
I'll need a floor to crash on

I'll need a floor to crash on
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By speedn_j
No leaks or anything. Fluid doesn't look out of...

No leaks or anything. Fluid doesn't look out of the norm, brown transparent. I could give it a fluid change to see if that changes anything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By speedn_j
Power steering feels heavy and sluggish

88 240

Last week I noticed the steering feels heavy and inconsistent. No noises or anything. Probably a sign that I will be replacing the rack right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By speedn_j
That's what I been doing..with the paper gasket...

That's what I been doing..with the paper gasket how do you loosen it up so it can flex without cracking?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 961
Posted By speedn_j
A coupe good wacks on the wrench with a hammer...

A coupe good wacks on the wrench with a hammer should do it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By speedn_j
Best valve cover gasket?

Everything I've used leaks. I don't want to use liquid gasket maker but I'm pretty close. What do you guys use?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By speedn_j
I bought the car with one of the cams broke off....

I bought the car with one of the cams broke off. Huge pain in the ass to put it together and working properly. I thought I had it solved now I have to do it all over
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By speedn_j
Transferable to the 240s?

Transferable to the 240s?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By speedn_j
I hate you 240 wiper system

Pouring rain the cables on the wiper decided to fall of the cam again. Is there a better way to have a wiper system?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By speedn_j
I would've called the police. Your not going...

I would've called the police. Your not going there get any money and she's still out theres driving like a tard.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By speedn_j
It was a tiny exhaust leak at the 3 bolt downpipe...

It was a tiny exhaust leak at the 3 bolt downpipe connection.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By speedn_j
What size and poundage sprangs?

What size and poundage sprangs?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-09-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By speedn_j
Slightly lifti

I know there's people out there that have done extensive work to lift their 240s. Can let's say an inch be gained without major suspension changes with swapping springs? Stepdaughter saw some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By speedn_j
Diagnose a sound

88 240

Stepdaughters car has a weird sound I can't seem to find. Sounds like the engine pulley rubbing on plastic but only when she gets on it while driving. It speeds up or slows down according...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By speedn_j
Could it be the stalk too? I've had 2 where the...

Could it be the stalk too? I've had 2 where the plastic bits inside fall apart
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By speedn_j
I thought there were 2 sizes for the comets. My...

I thought there were 2 sizes for the comets. My bad. With the 32mm spacers, are the wheels still flush to the body or do they stick out some
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By speedn_j
17x8 comets on 240.

I was told that running a 25mm in the front would be enough but after checking things it's very tight. 30mm seems more reasonable. Just final checking before i place an order. Anyone running the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,470
Posted By speedn_j
I filled the tank with gas till the float popped...

I filled the tank with gas till the float popped out
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,380
Posted By speedn_j
I meant that the wider tire may rub on the inside...

I meant that the wider tire may rub on the inside by the shock. Your probably safe but I just wanted to toss that out there
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,823
Posted By speedn_j
You should be able to choose the stud size when...

You should be able to choose the stud size when ordering
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,380
Posted By speedn_j
With a 235 tire you'll need to roll it alot and...

With a 235 tire you'll need to roll it alot and might need more than a 25mm spacer. With a 225 tire it'll be easier to fit
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