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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By dl242gt
The IN443 regulator has a 14.4 set point. Here is...

The IN443 regulator has a 14.4 set point. Here is one for sale on ebay. Not a seller I've used. I don't remember who I bought it from. But it's the same one I bought....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 91
Posted By dl242gt
If it never goes into closed loop operation. That...

If it never goes into closed loop operation. That is a sure sign that the coolant temp sensor circuit is having issues. It's the most important circuit as it overrides the ecu wanting to go into...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By dl242gt
No, just no. Troubleshoot your breakerless...

No, just no. Troubleshoot your breakerless ignition. It's basically a points and condenser system without points. Get a Haynes or Bentley manual and you'll see they are straight forward to figure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By dl242gt
I've used two types of fabric dash covers over...

I've used two types of fabric dash covers over the years. There are polypropylene carpet ones and velour. The velour looks a lot nicer to me. I bought the velour one from IPD and the poly one from JC...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By dl242gt
Do you have a clutch cable or a hydraulic clutch?...

Do you have a clutch cable or a hydraulic clutch? Either way you want to observe the clutch linkage and make sure it's working. Hydraulic clutches leak and stop actuating the clutch. the clutch cable...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 91
Posted By dl242gt
Have you tuned the engine up? New plugs, cap,...

Have you tuned the engine up? New plugs, cap, rotor, and wires go a long way to helping a rich mixture. How was the wiring on the coolant temp sensor that was replaced? You want to measure that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By dl242gt
The high output regulator I bought on ebay is...

The high output regulator I bought on ebay is marked IN443-1768-12V. It has a 14.6 set point for nice bright lights and good charging.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By dl242gt
The layout of the fuel pressure regulator inside...

The layout of the fuel pressure regulator inside the fuel distributor is in a Haynes or Bentley manual. I'm sure someone online has info. Look up Kjetronic fuel pressure regulator. You can buy a kit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By dl242gt
There are ebay sellers with the parts. I've...

There are ebay sellers with the parts. I've bought from the member triodediode and the parts worked well for me. He wasn't the cheapest seller but that's fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By dl242gt
You'll get a lot more help with more information...

You'll get a lot more help with more information about your car. What year car? What fuel system is on it? What are your power goals? Knowing what fuel system is on the car will help you get tuning...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,024
Posted By dl242gt
Follow the symptom. Your fuel pressure is low....

Follow the symptom. Your fuel pressure is low. The fuel pump is bad or maybe it's a clogged fuel filter. If you do replace the pump. Put a new filter on as well. Be very careful with the short hose...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By dl242gt
I've got an even easier way to find out if it's...

I've got an even easier way to find out if it's clogged and it will cover the holes. Buy some of the stainless steel metal tape from a good heating supply place. We have one in our area called...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By dl242gt
Since John mentioned warpage. I would suggest you...

Since John mentioned warpage. I would suggest you measure the head for any warpage. Cam timing should be double checked. If not the cam timing then valves or rings are leaking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 580
Posted By dl242gt
During the day you get about an hour of driving...

During the day you get about an hour of driving with a fully charged battery. The lights add a large load onto the electrical system. Night time I got about 20 minutes before the car wouldn't run...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By dl242gt
One thing I learned about these axles is that the...

One thing I learned about these axles is that the carrier changes dimension when it's used for different ratios. Whereas Volvo doesn't use different spacing on the carrier for different ratios....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By dl242gt
Your stock 79 differential is a Volvo 1030 model....

Your stock 79 differential is a Volvo 1030 model. the carrier is Dana 30 compatible but it's not the same because Volvo doesn't use a different carrier when the ring and pinion ratio changes. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By dl242gt
A flat flywheel on an LH2.2 B230F is how the...

A flat flywheel on an LH2.2 B230F is how the manual cars were till 87. I got the best mileage of any Volvo I've owned with that setup in the 86 244 manual car I used to own.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By dl242gt
In proper stage zero I wouldn't run a small rod...

In proper stage zero I wouldn't run a small rod engine over about 11-12psi. Those engines also have the worst pistons for wear and causing slap. As suggested above get a wideband O2 gauge to monitor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By dl242gt
I second the suggestion on getting colored wire...

I second the suggestion on getting colored wire to help identify the circuits later on. Another nice upgrade is to buy a premade harness for the headlights. They are usually about $45 or so on summit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By dl242gt
Here in the rust belt they have become quite...

Here in the rust belt they have become quite rare. However, being outside of Philly they did sell a lot of Volvos around there. So, keep looking and you may find what you are looking for. For a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,644
Posted By dl242gt
Usually, they machine the slip rings smooth on a...

Usually, they machine the slip rings smooth on a lathe. You can clean them up well enough with some grit cloth.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,442
Posted By dl242gt
Well done! Glad you are keeping warm after...

Well done! Glad you are keeping warm after working in that dangerous cold. Rolling that brick!
Forum: showroom 02-12-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By dl242gt
You have a preservation class winner! Nice find!

You have a preservation class winner! Nice find!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By dl242gt
I know you already have the mirror. But in my...

I know you already have the mirror. But in my experience the fender mounted mirrors look the best and do provide a good view.

For the mirror you are asking about. I recall usually seeing them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,442
Posted By dl242gt
I've had the Wahler version like the above photo...

I've had the Wahler version like the above photo fail and cause both issues. One time it failed and blocked coolant so the head gasket blew. Other times it snapped apart and made the engine run too...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By dl242gt
Well said Dave. I experienced bad driving...

Well said Dave. I experienced bad driving characteristics when a I removed the stop completely. So, I put a stock distributor back in. I suggested the grinding so they might not have too much boost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By dl242gt
I glue these on with some RTV because I've had...

I glue these on with some RTV because I've had these type of caps rattle while driving.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By dl242gt
Don't forget to use acorn style lug nuts so the...

Don't forget to use acorn style lug nuts so the wheel studs and nuts don't get all rusty and corroded to the wheel.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By dl242gt
On an 82 terminal 11 isn't wired. The lambda...

On an 82 terminal 11 isn't wired. The lambda controller box is either black or silver depending on the unit in use. Mine was black. It's the larger of the two boxes in the kick panel. The smaller...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,816
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, that is the guy. He modified the valve cover...

Yes, that is the guy. He modified the valve cover and cam sprocket to sense the cam angle to facilitate the sequential injection.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,023
Posted By dl242gt
No, it is the sensor for each computer. It is...

No, it is the sensor for each computer. It is actually a dual sensor with a signal readout to the EZK computer and the LH computer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By dl242gt
Check the engine over for vacuum leaks. Your car...

Check the engine over for vacuum leaks. Your car should have a valve on the fuel rail to check the fuel pressure.

Converted what? A fuel pump from FCP Euro should be good quality. There isn't any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By dl242gt
Collapsed trans mount or engine mount? Low trans...

Collapsed trans mount or engine mount? Low trans oil?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By dl242gt
There is a drain channel at the bottom of the...

There is a drain channel at the bottom of the rear window in sedans. This has plastic hoses that go into the trunk and drain through some holes in the body. If the hoses come off or are damaged when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,346
Posted By dl242gt
Gotta love that sewing machine sound from the OHV...

Gotta love that sewing machine sound from the OHV engines. A smooth running OHV valve train is still much noisier than an OHC engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,023
Posted By dl242gt
The chugging could be spark blowout from too...

The chugging could be spark blowout from too large of a plug gap. Check your plugs and reduce the plug gap to .026". I'd also check the engine coolant temp sensor and make sure it's working. If that...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,816
Posted By dl242gt
Sorry, it was a thread on the now defunct...

Sorry, it was a thread on the now defunct brickspeed. The guy was a tuner by trade located in the LA area. He built the 245 so he could tow his time attack Eclipse to the track. He eventually turboed...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,816
Posted By dl242gt
My friend used to consistently get 30mpg with his...

My friend used to consistently get 30mpg with his 88 244 m47 car. My old 86 used to get 30mpg with an m46. Those are highway miles. My present wagon gets about 25-26 in mixed driving.

With regard...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,161
Posted By dl242gt
One of the nice things about the parts catalogs...

One of the nice things about the parts catalogs is that you get to see how assemblies fit together. You can see how a strut is put together or how the wheel bearing parts assemble, for example. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By dl242gt
1.5 ohms difference isn't enough to matter. The...

1.5 ohms difference isn't enough to matter. The injector will work fine. Good luck with your quest.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,849
Posted By dl242gt
Both manuals are available online....

Both manuals are available online. Haynes:https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=volvo+240+haynes+manual&_sacat=0...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By dl242gt
If it's one of the chain store rebuilds. They...

If it's one of the chain store rebuilds. They usually have a decent warranty. I've had them last upwards of a couple of years. Then get an exchange and you're on your way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,849
Posted By dl242gt
TDC is 0 degrees. The distributor rotor should be...

TDC is 0 degrees. The distributor rotor should be pointing at the thermostat housing. If you take the dust cover off the distributor. You will see the mark for no.1 firing there on the metal rim. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By dl242gt
Manual swap it. Add a cam, and enjoy. Might be...

Manual swap it. Add a cam, and enjoy. Might be 140hp but it will be nice to drive. Going turbo means adding the oil feed and oil return to your engine among other parts. Then gather the parts from a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By dl242gt
Last time I priced Volvo strut mounts they cost...

Last time I priced Volvo strut mounts they cost more than Bens mounts. The kaplhenke mounts don't affect the ride. Just make a more solid mounting to the car. If you are staying with stock rubber...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By dl242gt
Your question makes me answer with a question....

Your question makes me answer with a question. Why? If you are just running stock a bigger injector isn't going to give you more power. If you are increasing the performance with higher compression...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By dl242gt
The 94-95 cars are more likely to have either the...

The 94-95 cars are more likely to have either the 100amp denso or the Bosch unit that is like a large denso alternator. You can interchange all three types. Older Bosch, Denso, and newer Bosch. Just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By dl242gt
I don't think you have to remove the sensor ring...

I don't think you have to remove the sensor ring to replace the wheel studs.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By dl242gt
Looks good. Thank you!

Looks good. Thank you!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,041
Posted By dl242gt
I second that interest in knowing what the old...

I second that interest in knowing what the old kjet intake flows. I had the shop port the 90+ exhaust manifold and also go over the efi intake to flow better. But he told me he didn't have much he...
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