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Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,188
Posted By VolvoPunch
Blast from the past! Does anyone know if an...

Blast from the past!

Does anyone know if an LS swap kit (mounts/steering column) for a Volvo 240 exists?

Also to those of you who have done the LS swap in a 240 what's the biggest challenge...
Forum: events 06-23-2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,516
Posted By VolvoPunch
Am I allowed to join you guys? Or have I already...

Am I allowed to join you guys? Or have I already disgraced myself in the forums too much to deserve that honour?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By VolvoPunch
Question Need Help Wiring Denso Alternator

I can't figure out which connections on the Denso alternator is used for the Ground, Sensing and Indicator...I assume the largest one is the output plug. Does anyone have a wiring diagram that shows...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By VolvoPunch
I've added an e-fan. Later I will also have...

I've added an e-fan. Later I will also have several accessories that will require power.

More is better right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By VolvoPunch
Need Alternator Replacement Advice - 100amp/140amp units

I'm shopping for replacement units online, need some advice. Which unit do you think I should go with?

140 Amp :omg:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,292
Posted By VolvoPunch
I think you're probably right. I was seeing high...

I think you're probably right. I was seeing high fuel ratio spikes when the rpms were dropping. I'll ask if someone could lend me their MS2 B230FT T5 turbo tune.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,292
Posted By VolvoPunch
Need advice, exhaust system is going to catch my car on fire

All may rejoice as I have now returned! I'm finally finishing the 240 project, after getting so close to completion, and then loosing interest.

This weekend I was going through the process of...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By VolvoPunch
No body?

No body?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By VolvoPunch
15G Intake Pipe, connectors and airfilter

I need a short straight intake pipe for my 15g turbo with an additional nipple for my catch can and silicon connectors. Where is the best place for me to find one of those?

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By VolvoPunch
I have been out of the Volvo mechanic scene for...

I have been out of the Volvo mechanic scene for awhile but if I remember correctly the 88 and older 740s had the smaller 10 or 13mm rods which were known for being weaker and less forgiving for...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-21-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,501
Posted By VolvoPunch
+1

+1
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-28-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,142
Posted By VolvoPunch
Please update your thread when you obtain the...

Please update your thread when you obtain the correct numbers. This would be very useful to a lot of people here. :-D
Forum: showroom 02-28-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 71,744
Posted By VolvoPunch
Freaking fantastic. It's a dream land.

Freaking fantastic. It's a dream land.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-18-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By VolvoPunch
The website that hosts the chart is back online. ...

The website that hosts the chart is back online. If you see the chart above that's how I have my replay wired and when I give pins 30 and 86 power the fan turns on. I only want to fan to turn on...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-15-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By VolvoPunch
When I connect the fan directly to the battery it...

When I connect the fan directly to the battery it turns on yet when it's connected to the fuse #5 (along with megasquirt) it does not turn on until MegaSquirt kicks it in like it should.

Update:...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 09-14-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By VolvoPunch
Wiring Advice Needed; Running Out Of Electrical Power

The way my MS power is currently setup is I have a 12v wiring running off of fuse #5 (directional indicator, tail lamp, control unit preheater, diesel) to a fuse box on my passenger side which gives...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By VolvoPunch
Question 91 240 Brake Light Schematics?

During the course of my project I had to rip out the dash and peddle box. Since then I have not been able to figure out how to hook up the brake lights. I have the brake peddle sensor installed but...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-30-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,499
Posted By VolvoPunch
Have My Engine Constants Been Set Correctly?

http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/6176/65307747.jpg

I just installed my rebuilt head and my car is running extremely rich so right I'm amazed it even starts. I'm running MS2 3.57 on a B230ft...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By VolvoPunch
The dealers want $8 per shim which is to much. ...

The dealers want $8 per shim which is to much. FCP does not have the part (463569) I need in stock and IPD does not have enough of them. Where else can I look?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By VolvoPunch
Sorry I was not more specific. I'm looking for...

Sorry I was not more specific. I'm looking for valve shims and I don't want to buy used ones as stated below.

I have a whole stack of about 25 shims and few of them are the same size. Most of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By VolvoPunch
Where to buy shims?

I need 8 4.45mm shims. FCP and IPD ether don't have them or don't have enough of them.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-01-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,142
Posted By VolvoPunch
The coolant sensor with the single male connector...

The coolant sensor with the single male connector goes to the dashboard. The second LH2.4 sensor that with two wires coming off the connector goes to the MS unit. For the LH2.4 sensor you only...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-31-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,142
Posted By VolvoPunch
The single pin coolant sensor goes to your...

The single pin coolant sensor goes to your dashboard. The injector style plugin goes to your MegaSquirt box. You only solder on one of the wires for the MS coolant sensor.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 05-31-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,701
Posted By VolvoPunch
I don't see why you cannot adjust the trigger...

I don't see why you cannot adjust the trigger through TunerStudio or MegaTune. That's kind of the nice point about having EDIS. You should be able to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By VolvoPunch
Valve Adjustment On A Rebuilt Head

I have a cylinder head that I dropped of this weekend at a machine shop to be hot tanked and resurfaced. I removed the valves from the head and I will be installing the valves again with new...
Forum: showroom 05-07-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,231
Posted By VolvoPunch
Even if you could get that mounted and running on...

Even if you could get that mounted and running on a red block I don't think the performance would be desirable. Bigger is not always better.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,166
Posted By VolvoPunch
That's a deal right their. :nod:

That's a deal right their. :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,166
Posted By VolvoPunch
Ask the shop how they want you to measure for the...

Ask the shop how they want you to measure for the drive shaft. Most of the time you raise the car on stands then place the jack under the diff until the car starts to lift off the stands. That way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By VolvoPunch
That can always be resurfaced but if the cam...

That can always be resurfaced but if the cam bearings are bad then the head is junk. Both heads have different cam bearing wear but which one if any are safe for me to install my IPD cam in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By VolvoPunch
btt for feedback.

btt for feedback.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By VolvoPunch
50 views and no replay?

50 views and no replay?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By VolvoPunch
Question Is this cylinder head any good?

I pulled the cam clamps? (is that the right word?) to inspect to bearings and I'm not sure I liked what I saw. In addition the cam has a crack at the back.

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Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,500
Posted By VolvoPunch
I took the head apart when I first got the block...

I took the head apart when I first got the block and had a machine shop hot tank and resurfaced it. Even during all that time I never noticed the stripped plug hole. The two times I had installed and...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,500
Posted By VolvoPunch
Question Lemon Engine, Need Advice

I purchased a B230FT engine from a turbobricker about a year ago to replace my high mileage B230 block. He swore the engine was good and that it only had 125k on the block. But after looking it over...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,923
Posted By VolvoPunch
Slim Brake Booster For a 240?

What Volvo's come with slim brake boosters that will fit for a 240? I read here on the forums that the 240 diesel boosters will bolt right up but I have never even seen a diesel 240 so no luck in...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,668
Posted By VolvoPunch
+1 I would also like to see how these tires look...

+1 I would also like to see how these tires look installed.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,668
Posted By VolvoPunch
Need Help Choosing a Performance Tire For Virgos

Discount Tire is offering $100 off any set tomorrow and since I will hopefully be getting the Volvo back on the streets soon I figured this was a good time to buy some tires and save a hundred bucks....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,336
Posted By VolvoPunch
Looks like mine, except cleaner and a year...

Looks like mine, except cleaner and a year younger.
Forum: showroom 03-16-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,841
Posted By VolvoPunch
You have to remove the stock coolant drain plug...

You have to remove the stock coolant drain plug that's in the back of the block and replace it with the metal pipe. My kit will also include the metal pipe with the drain plug.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,906
Posted By VolvoPunch
The welds on the Flo Pro muffler look better then...

The welds on the Flo Pro muffler look better then the ones on my Dynomax muffler.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,203
Posted By VolvoPunch
I suspect you were ether using a t3 or 13c turbo...

I suspect you were ether using a t3 or 13c turbo and if that's the case then yes your intercooler piping will work just fine. In order to control boost (look on ebay - link...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By VolvoPunch
Informative response :) If I go with a...

Informative response :)

If I go with a larger valve size then would I be able to gain any performance benefits without increasing the size of the valve seats? Also where is the best place to buy...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By VolvoPunch
How can I check the valve guilds to see if they...

How can I check the valve guilds to see if they need to be replaced? What valves should I get for a turbo application?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By VolvoPunch
I need advice on rebuilding my head

I discovered that the turbo head that came with my junkyard motor has a stripped spark plug socket. Instead of repairing it I'm going to toss it and rebuild my original n/a 530 head.

My plan so...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-10-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,339
Posted By VolvoPunch
Neat I'm going to check my grounds. I'm getting...

Neat I'm going to check my grounds. I'm getting normal readings to MS but my innovate gauge just blinks 7.4 Very aggravating.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By VolvoPunch
Screw this I'm going to start on rebuilding my...

Screw this I'm going to start on rebuilding my original 530 1991 head that I have laying in the garage. Since I have owned that head and put 75,000+ miles on it I know it's history and it should be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By VolvoPunch
I also need a replacement turn lens for my 240...

I also need a replacement turn lens for my 240 ecodes. Post a link if you have one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By VolvoPunch
Use a saw. The metal tubing is very small.

Use a saw. The metal tubing is very small.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By VolvoPunch
I would say remove the fuse for the fuel pump and...

I would say remove the fuse for the fuel pump and run the car until you gas lines are cleared. If you want a quick fix cut off the leaking section of hose and then insert some metal tubing about half...
Forum: showroom 03-07-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,313
Posted By VolvoPunch
Looks cool, I'm bummed I was unable to attend.

Looks cool, I'm bummed I was unable to attend.
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