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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By dbarton
Lamin-X headlight protective film. I've used the...

Lamin-X headlight protective film. I've used the clear a number of times on expensive lenses that I don't want chipped. Good stuff. It comes in YELLOW too....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By dbarton
And if you do have an original engine harness, be...

And if you do have an original engine harness, be very gentle with any wiggle tests. Getting too enthusiastic can finish off a fragile old harness for good if the insulation is already dereriorating....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By dbarton
This is a good question. I've measured a...

This is a good question. I've measured a condenser at 160 degrees Farenheit. So it does get hot.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By dbarton
Above statement is true if your not concerned...

Above statement is true if your not concerned about a hotter intercooler behind the condenser if or when you rebuild your AC. Most people probably aren't and my ebay IC is behind the condenser too....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By dbarton
Yes. Top hose goes to cylinder head from how I...

Yes. Top hose goes to cylinder head from how I remember it.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By dbarton
Thought someone would have offered advice by now....

Thought someone would have offered advice by now. Ok. I'll chime in. The evaporator, compressor and condenser are all standard sizes and the same sizes used in my AC conversion page.

I can't...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,177
Posted By dbarton
When I owned my first 240 a hundred years ago, it...

When I owned my first 240 a hundred years ago, it was an '83 DL, which did not have a trunk popper originally. Having no clue about that trunk motor at the time, I simply used a 240 door lock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By dbarton
Vintage Air also has AC fittings and hose that...

Vintage Air also has AC fittings and hose that looks very similar to the Air-O-Crimp mentioned by the OP. So it appears to be another option if you don't want to buy a normal hose crimper....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 23,784
Posted By dbarton
Lambda Sond was introduced by Volvo in 1977....

Lambda Sond was introduced by Volvo in 1977. There were turbo projects done for 240s well before the 240 Turbo came out or was homologated for racing. I recall one that iPD was involved with also...
Forum: events 09-17-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By dbarton
It was the master cylinder. Hopefully the new...

It was the master cylinder. Hopefully the new Tilton will do better than the 40 year old NOS one.
Forum: events 09-17-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By dbarton
On my way now!

On my way now!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,518
Posted By dbarton
I have no on/off data. My tests were less...

I have no on/off data. My tests were less scientific, but just as valid in this case.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,518
Posted By dbarton
I have all the specs on all those connectors here...

I have all the specs on all those connectors here if you need to see: http://www.240turbo.com/blackvinyl.html#relaycoolingfan
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,518
Posted By dbarton
Does this car have an intercooler or AC condenser...

Does this car have an intercooler or AC condenser in front of the radiator? If neither then it should be ok with a 940 fan. If it has those, then no. It will ultimately produce less airflow through...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By dbarton
Yes, 20ET (20 mm positive offset) wheel with 25...

Yes, 20ET (20 mm positive offset) wheel with 25 mm spacer equals 5 mm negative offset.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By dbarton
And that isn't even really pushing it. This...

And that isn't even really pushing it. This thread is pushing it as far as you can go.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=338190
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By dbarton
Here's an old pic I found of when I was fitting...

Here's an old pic I found of when I was fitting 17 x 7.5 Eikers (20 mm offset) with a 25 mm spacer behind it. So it was also 5 mm net offset.

With the suspension compressed as you can see in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By dbarton
25 mm in front will be ok. 25 mm in the...

25 mm in front will be ok.

25 mm in the back will move your wheels inboard quite a bit. But it'll work. If you want your tires closer to the rear outer fender then you'll likely need to do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By dbarton
I think they did the same basic function, except...

I think they did the same basic function, except for wagons with rear wipers/washers and Euro cars with headlight washers.
Dave B.

http://www.prancingmoose.com/wiperlever11lo.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By dbarton
Finding which wire pairs go to which speakers can...

Finding which wire pairs go to which speakers can be done by touching the leads to a 9V battery. You hear a crackle from the speaker.
Dave B.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By dbarton
Wagonmeister has replacements: ...

Wagonmeister has replacements:
https://www.wagonmeister.com/240-glove-box-lock-grips
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,101
Posted By dbarton
Mine is detailed here (Yoshifab):...

Mine is detailed here (Yoshifab): http://www.240turbo.com/volvo240mods.html#oildrain
The STS fitting looks nice too. I wasn't aware it existed before trying the Yoshifab one.
Dave B
Forum: events 08-21-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By dbarton
I'll drive down for that. Sounds fun. Dave B

I'll drive down for that. Sounds fun.
Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By dbarton
I've used it to spray the inside of 240 turn...

I've used it to spray the inside of 240 turn signals with dull reflectors. Works well for that. Makes them look much nicer.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,832
Posted By dbarton
I would not have thought you could reach all the...

I would not have thought you could reach all the way to the front of the radiator with 1.4 and 1.6 meter long hoses. That's a pretty decent price for a complete kit.
Dave B.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,832
Posted By dbarton
http://www.240turbo.com/volvo240mods.html#oilcoole...

http://www.240turbo.com/volvo240mods.html#oilcooler

I'm open to adding more to this if anyone has any.
Dave B.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,601
Posted By dbarton
And here's an explanation of that switch from the...

And here's an explanation of that switch from the Volvo Greenbook.

Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,601
Posted By dbarton
This was shared with me by a 1990 740 owner who...

This was shared with me by a 1990 740 owner who contacted me about AC and other stuff.

Thought I would pass this on to those of you with later orifice tube AC systems. I know little about orifice...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By dbarton
I've begun compiling all this info in my mods...

I've begun compiling all this info in my mods page here: http://www.240turbo.com/volvo240mods.html#oilcooler, including opening temps. I don't have the 960 thermostat info though.

Thread pitch and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By dbarton
No criticism from me. Never tried 12" springs. ...

No criticism from me. Never tried 12" springs. Mine were 10" front and back. Fronts had a small helper spring so they didn't flop around when unloaded.
Dave B.
Forum: article composition 08-07-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By dbarton
Curious. Is your system homemade or is it from a...

Curious. Is your system homemade or is it from a water injection parts supplier.
More details please.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By dbarton
Some of it will depend on how sensitive you are...

Some of it will depend on how sensitive you are to bouncyness. When I first put iPd springs on my 245 I installed Bilstein HD shocks/struts. The front was fine, but the extra weight of the wagon rear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By dbarton
Hazards are on Fuse 9.

Hazards are on Fuse 9.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By dbarton
That would explain why turn signals are not...

That would explain why turn signals are not working. Not a lot of things on fuse 13. Start looking at some YouTube vids on tracing a short and start with your turn signals. Others may have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By dbarton
A die cut vinyl decal can be an easy solution,...

A die cut vinyl decal can be an easy solution, but it may be a bit fragile and could be damaged with a fingernail maybe. And the surface really should be ultra smooth. That's something I can do...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,756
Posted By dbarton
So more of you should understand better why I'm...

So more of you should understand better why I'm so anti-underdrive pulleys. The alternator pulley on the Mechman is the smallest there is. Same size as a stock Bosch. There is nothing smaller. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,756
Posted By dbarton
I have idle bumping up to slightly over 1000 when...

I have idle bumping up to slightly over 1000 when the AC is on. Theres a fine line and voltage can drop over a full volt by dropping the rpm to 800. So that why I keep it higher. Less than 800 rpm I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,756
Posted By dbarton
If such a thing actually existed.

If such a thing actually existed.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,756
Posted By dbarton
I do if I have at least 900 rpm idle. Until the...

I do if I have at least 900 rpm idle. Until the alternator gets hot. Then less. An alternator really needs to be on the opposite side from a turbo.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,756
Posted By dbarton
What do you think a Mark VIII fan, dual pushers...

What do you think a Mark VIII fan, dual pushers and AC will do? I don't know the size of the KL pulley, but the answer is a normal sized pulley. I already have a Mechman alternator that provides...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,756
Posted By dbarton
It has always been a disappointment to me that no...

It has always been a disappointment to me that no one seemed to make an aluminum B230 pulley in standard size. I have no use for and underdrive pulley in a street car that needs the alternator to...
Forum: showroom 07-29-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,164
Posted By dbarton
Eventually. Had a lot of other little projects...

Eventually. Had a lot of other little projects plus my garage is an oven in the summer.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By dbarton
A B21FT has only 7.5:1 compression and I think...

A B21FT has only 7.5:1 compression and I think you should be happy to get 18in HG. I doubt you can get it higher.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,601
Posted By dbarton
Ok then. I misunderstood. I have dual fans on...

Ok then. I misunderstood. I have dual fans on the biggest condenser I could fit in there. It's something like 16 x 25 inches. Yount's 242 doesn't have an intercooler that helps block airflow. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,601
Posted By dbarton
I had a bunch of new R134a TXVs that came from...

I had a bunch of new R134a TXVs that came from the manufacturer 6 turns out, 7 turns out and up to 9 or 10 turns out. I tried 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and even 1 turn out and almost every half turn also. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,601
Posted By dbarton
^^^and the most pusher fan you can fit. Yount and...

^^^and the most pusher fan you can fit. Yount and I both run dual fans up there.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,601
Posted By dbarton
Yes. It was expensive. I saved up and bought...

Yes. It was expensive. I saved up and bought stuff over a few months until I had it all. If I still had decent 240 filled salvage yards like I used to have years ago in calif I might have gone the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By dbarton
I had a leak that bugged me for quite a while and...

I had a leak that bugged me for quite a while and it turned out to be the throttle body to intake manifold gasket.
Dave B.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,601
Posted By dbarton
^^^Definitely. Thank you Michael. Some 240...

^^^Definitely. Thank you Michael.
Some 240 owners can get their Volvo systems to work really well. Especially the later 1991-93 systems. Not me. I tried for over 10 years with my '84 and now I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 25,236
Posted By dbarton
Suddenly feeling like such an outsider with my...

Suddenly feeling like such an outsider with my 84. Figured if I changed the headlights maybe I could follow you guys around.
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