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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By D.E
The B23 has freeze plugs on both sides of the...

The B23 has freeze plugs on both sides of the block, while the B21 only has them on one side.

If it's a GT, the '78 should be a B21 and the '79 a B23.
Forum: showroom 07-14-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 376,464
Posted By D.E
Washed the car and got two new tyres. :) Wheels...

Washed the car and got two new tyres. :) Wheels are Y-rondell 17x8.5" ET13.

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/015839A1-2F55-4495-A45C-BD5C10F4819B_zps2qfxdkxs.jpg
Forum: showroom 07-14-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 376,464
Posted By D.E
Damn. :omg: I wish I could find some GTA wheels.

Damn. :omg: I wish I could find some GTA wheels.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By D.E
All I can tell you is that the flex coupling on...

All I can tell you is that the flex coupling on the exhaust manifold of these cars are notorious for failing. I've done one and I got a weld-on repair piece that was TIG'ed in place. They rust out in...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,556
Posted By D.E
Very nice. May I ask what driveshaft you are...

Very nice. May I ask what driveshaft you are using with the M90? Is it the standard M46 shaft with an E34 M5 guibo?
Forum: performance & suspension 06-25-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By D.E
The only turbo engine in European 240's is the...

The only turbo engine in European 240's is the B21ET at 155hp running K-Jetronic. Well, some countries had B19's but not Belgium I think. B230FT in an 89 or newer 240 is the best option since it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By D.E
Rock the exhaust and make sure it isn't banging...

Rock the exhaust and make sure it isn't banging on the fuel tank or buttcheeks.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,919
Posted By D.E
VR6? :) Cool!

VR6? :) Cool!
Forum: showroom 06-10-2015, 04:19 PM
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Posted By D.E
Spent last week in Norway 100 miles north of the...

Spent last week in Norway 100 miles north of the Polar Circle. This is right by the border.

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/7BC29884-7603-4EBF-AF03-A379254FE871_zpszuspknk5.jpg
Forum: showroom 05-27-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8,329
Views: 1,566,601
Posted By D.E
When I got it: ...

When I got it:

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p26/MDSE/6547457F-AD58-4ED5-902A-65E41A25DF4D_zpszuv6irtu.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By D.E
Perhaps I could make a plate with holes drilled...

Perhaps I could make a plate with holes drilled in it and weldnuts properly welded to it. Cut out the bottom of the framerails and weld that in instead. That fixes that particular car, but doesn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By D.E
Self-tapping? I usually just put back the ones I...

Self-tapping? I usually just put back the ones I pulled out and I've never noticed them being anything else than regular bolts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By D.E
Spinning nuts for trans crossmember

It seems like every time I pull the transmission on a 240 for any reason and bolt it back in, the nuts in the framerails just spin. Usually at the last, tightening turn, but sometimes mid-thread....
Forum: performance & suspension 04-28-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By D.E
I felt inspired today so I gutted the interior of...

I felt inspired today so I gutted the interior of the 76. What a gross, oily, hairy, spider infested, wasp nest containing mess that was after sitting under a tree for 3 years with a leaking can of...
Forum: performance & suspension 04-28-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By D.E
Wat? Reverse should be in bottom right if M90,...

Wat? Reverse should be in bottom right if M90, top left if M47.
Forum: performance & suspension 04-28-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By D.E
What gearbox is in it? The push-button OD 4-speed...

What gearbox is in it? The push-button OD 4-speed (M46) or the true 5-speed (M90)? If it's the overdrive box, it's unfortunatly not that great.

The valve thing on the turbo is a kind of...
Forum: performance & suspension 04-28-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By D.E
Yes, all 4-cyl B2x and B2xx engines are cast iron...

Yes, all 4-cyl B2x and B2xx engines are cast iron blocks. Tons of people in Sweden and the US sell chips for Bosch LH-Jetronic 2.4 which is what you have. The fuel box is always chippable and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By D.E
I don't think there are 1/100th feeler gauges....

I don't think there are 1/100th feeler gauges. Just plop the cam in and go go go.
Forum: performance & suspension 04-28-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By D.E
FT means HPT, FK means LPT.

FT means HPT, FK means LPT.
Forum: performance & suspension 04-28-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By D.E
I just found a red 93 with valid inspection for...

I just found a red 93 with valid inspection for $300 quite close to me. Maybe it would make sense to buy that and scavenge the blue one?
Forum: performance & suspension 04-28-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By D.E
The 93 is due for annual inspection on May 5th...

The 93 is due for annual inspection on May 5th and it will never pass. :-P
Forum: performance & suspension 04-28-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By D.E
I'm leaning towards the 76 too even though...

I'm leaning towards the 76 too even though there's more work involved.



Yeah, it's just a stock 93 with an 83 grill ziptied on. :)
Forum: performance & suspension 04-27-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By D.E
Or crush both and buy a third one?

Or crush both and buy a third one?
Forum: performance & suspension 04-27-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By D.E
Backdate '93 or update '76?

I want to have at least one running 245 as a daily/beater. I want LH2.4 for comfort and reliability. Right now, I've got two candidates.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By D.E
Yup, I remember from my VW days that this...

Yup, I remember from my VW days that this happened to diesel Rabbits as well when the belt slipped. :-P Must make a sweet sound when it snaps.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,319
Posted By D.E
Very nice work. I lol'd at the Småland in...

Very nice work. I lol'd at the Småland in disguise. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,173
Posted By D.E
I want a soft rear end that follows the ground...

I want a soft rear end that follows the ground nicely on gravel without lifting the inner wheel. That's why I'm running all rubber bushings, LSD, stock springs and no rear bar. Just gotta find some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,173
Posted By D.E
Has anyone tried filling these bushings with...

Has anyone tried filling these bushings with polyurethane windshield glue? I've seen it done to other bushings before.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,173
Posted By D.E
Yes, mine said DOWN NEDÅT too. :)

Yes, mine said DOWN NEDÅT too. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,173
Posted By D.E
Yes I know. I got them halfway in by hand and...

Yes I know. I got them halfway in by hand and then used the tool, I just forgot to clock the second one correctly. :-P

For anyone who's interested, here's what the tool ended up looking like. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,173
Posted By D.E
Another chunk of 7075 and 20 minutes on the...

Another chunk of 7075 and 20 minutes on the lathe, now it also works as a removal tool. :-P Got the bushing out and put it back in the right way. It isn't pretty after all that but I'm sure it'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,173
Posted By D.E
Trailing arm bushing orientation

Hello,

I've finally recieved my rebuilt LSD 1031 rear axle for my 242, all powdercoated and pretty. I made a tool at work out of 7075 aluminium to press in the bushings and set to work today....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By D.E
I bought a Pioneer headunit last week and had the...

I bought a Pioneer headunit last week and had the same issue until I realized the adapter was supposed to come with the HU. Went back to the store and they opened the next box on the shelf and there...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,565
Posted By D.E
Prova http://www.photobucket.com/ man får lov att...

Prova http://www.photobucket.com/ man får lov att göra ett konto men det är gratis och sen har man väldigt mycket utrymme. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,653
Posted By D.E
Sweet find, looks very clean. B20 or B21?

Sweet find, looks very clean. B20 or B21?
Forum: performance & suspension 03-11-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By D.E
I don't get those control arms, they look ugly...

I don't get those control arms, they look ugly and heavy with no adjustability. :e-shrug:
Forum: performance & suspension 03-11-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By D.E
You need either to convert your engine to LH2,4...

You need either to convert your engine to LH2,4 using a harness from a 240 or find 240 Turbo K-Jet parts or it won't be getting enough fuel.

I don't know the B230GK but I suppose it's like a...
Forum: showroom 03-10-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,121
Posted By D.E
Haha får se, blir nån runda i byn iaf. :-P Annars...

Haha får se, blir nån runda i byn iaf. :-P Annars kan du köpa den av mig, special price for you my friend.
Forum: showroom 03-10-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,121
Posted By D.E
It'll never pass inspection and I don't want to...

It'll never pass inspection and I don't want to be seen in this turd. :-P
Forum: performance & suspension 03-09-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,844
Posted By D.E
Vi har exakt samma regler här och alla gör som...

Vi har exakt samma regler här och alla gör som jag skrev. B230FT/FK, kam och chip. Finns inte en chans i helvete att norska bilprovningen ser skillnad på en 13C och en 15G turbo från en 850. :-P...
Forum: showroom 03-09-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,121
Posted By D.E
I was hoping to kill it out on a frozen lake...

I was hoping to kill it out on a frozen lake track in town but on the only weekend this winter that both had good ice and the car was good to go, I was 100 miles away looking at Rally Sweden. :-P
Forum: showroom 03-09-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,121
Posted By D.E
I never got a chance, the ice melted away. :(...

I never got a chance, the ice melted away. :( Been trying to sell it but it doesn't look like anybody's interested so I think I'll just part and crush. Kinda sucks because it was running well.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-08-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,844
Posted By D.E
B230FT or FK from 940 with M90 transmission. Put...

B230FT or FK from 940 with M90 transmission. Put a different cam in there and something like a 15G turbo after registreringsbesiktning. They're never going to notice the difference between two small...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-07-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By D.E
You do know 900kr is like £70? Folkrace is our...

You do know 900kr is like £70? Folkrace is our version of banger racing and that one says it will fit well for a B230 with a head shaved 2mm.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-07-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By D.E
Something like this maybe?...

Something like this maybe? (http://folkraceshop.se/volvo-b21-b23-b230-fs280s)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,237
Posted By D.E
Looks good. Manual or auto? The oil leak is most...

Looks good. Manual or auto? The oil leak is most likely the valve cover gasket and/or oil cap. Could be caused by a clogged PCV system so make sure that is clean first and replace gaskets second.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-07-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By D.E
1990 and above.

1990 and above.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-06-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,949
Posted By D.E
If you are in North America, T5. If you are in...

If you are in North America, T5. If you are in Europe, M90 from a 1995+ 940.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,731
Posted By D.E
Doesn't really look like the hood and fenders...

Doesn't really look like the hood and fenders from that blue one will be of much use. :-P
Forum: showroom 03-02-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By D.E
I think the point of Rådas post was more along...

I think the point of Rådas post was more along the lines of "that's cool, here's some more" than "I can find better pictures than you". :roll:
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