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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 153
Posted By dl242gt
The nut is supposed to have a nylon locking piece...

The nut is supposed to have a nylon locking piece in it. So if it was close to the correct torque you are probably ok. If you aren't sure then go back in and check it out. Nothing wrong with double...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 276
Posted By dl242gt
I don't know what to suggest. I'm confused by the...

I don't know what to suggest. I'm confused by the lack of a ignition box. If it was LH2.4 you'd have one somewhere. A one ecu engine control unit would be something like a motronic system which does...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By dl242gt
For budget anti sway bar action you can also look...

For budget anti sway bar action you can also look up double front anti sway bars and double rear ones as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By dl242gt
I believe the only bolt on option is the rear...

I believe the only bolt on option is the rear disk brake axle from a 1970 or newer 1800. You may find one. That isn't the strongest axle but is good for what it is. Might not be good for what you are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 126,931
Posted By dl242gt
In the UK try Classic Swede. He is a member here...

In the UK try Classic Swede. He is a member here and has been very good to work with.
https://www.classicswede.co.uk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 276
Posted By dl242gt
At the front of the engine along the left side of...

At the front of the engine along the left side of the block below the cylinder head is usually the engine type. Then further back is the engine number if I recall correctly. If it was electronics...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By dl242gt
Damn those things are just a bad run of ecu....

Damn those things are just a bad run of ecu. Right now my only spare is another known bad pink label and a turbo 937 ecu. So I will see what I can come up with. That dumping the fuel problem from a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By dl242gt
Look it has a cold air intake on it! The...

Look it has a cold air intake on it!

The car looks very nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, I would think if there isn't any other...

Yes, I would think if there isn't any other issues like a vacuum leak or low fuel supply. Then the tune is far off. You could try chipping the LH fuel and ezk spark boxes to better match a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By dl242gt
I do have to replace the plug wires and they are...

I do have to replace the plug wires and they are very old. Although it does run smooth. That priming wackiness seems to just go along with the rest of the problems.

I know as far as programming...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By dl242gt
Try checking a few things. This kind of thing may...

Try checking a few things. This kind of thing may be a couple of problems. Fuel pressure should be checked. To accelerate you need spark advance, and some enrichment. The fuel pressure regulator...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By dl242gt
I should add this is the second time I had this...

I should add this is the second time I had this happen on a 1990. My mothers first Volvo was a 90 wagon. After a year or so of driving it. The ecu set the check engine light and it continued to run...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By dl242gt
Maybe you dropped it into the drainback hose? If...

Maybe you dropped it into the drainback hose? If you did it won't go all the way to the pan. it will sit in the hose. Possibly blocking it but if the hose is clear it probably won't. There is usually...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By dl242gt
A couple of years ago to my amazement. My friends...

A couple of years ago to my amazement. My friends 1990 245 developed a scraping noise from the rear of the car that went away as you got over 30mph or so. If you drove around slowly you heard it all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By dl242gt
LH2.4 561 pink label ecu issues

Hello there folks. About a year and a half ago. My neighbor gave me a 1990 sedan. It was off the road with many usual high mileage 240 issues. I was going to fix it slowly and sell it off. However,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like some fun reading. 2003 is about the...

Looks like some fun reading. 2003 is about the time of Mike Aaros last posts. There is a good article from him on the site here. http://www.turbobricks.com/specs/sohc_heads.php
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 882
Posted By dl242gt
The injector drivers in the ecu provide the...

The injector drivers in the ecu provide the ground to the injectors. You should not measure a ground from injector negative to ground of the car. You should measure from the injector to the ecu...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By dl242gt
With the stalling you want to carefully check for...

With the stalling you want to carefully check for vacuum leaks. Be sure to check the hose that goes from the mass air sensor to the throttle body. That needs to be removed to check it. It cracks on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By dl242gt
How many miles on the car? One of the issues that...

How many miles on the car? One of the issues that causes it to be tough to shift into first and second is a worn pilot bearing. As well as a worn out clutch. You may also have a clutch cable that is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By dl242gt
Be sure to service the pcv system. A poorly...

Be sure to service the pcv system. A poorly functioning pcv system will cause oil leaks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By dl242gt
I sent you a PM Ben.

I sent you a PM Ben.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,158
Posted By dl242gt
Love seeing some update to this. Such a fun car....

Love seeing some update to this. Such a fun car. Enjoy!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,786
Posted By dl242gt
Looks good with that rare Volvo prancing moose on...

Looks good with that rare Volvo prancing moose on the fender.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By dl242gt
I didn't know they still made a version of the...

I didn't know they still made a version of the fan motor in Canada. Sure is worth a try. I haven't had any of the VDO ones fail on me but it is good to have choices.

I wish something like the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like a really good car. Enjoy.

Looks like a really good car. Enjoy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By dl242gt
Don't know but probably Electrolux if I had to...

Don't know but probably Electrolux if I had to guess.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By dl242gt
Volvo still had that stuff listed last time I...

Volvo still had that stuff listed last time I looked. The Volvo resistor is the best quality and priced accordingly. The fan motor I usually use is the VDO Siemens one. The Volvo fan motor must have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,584
Posted By dl242gt
I can't view facebook. But it sounds like you got...

I can't view facebook. But it sounds like you got a good handle on the issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 882
Posted By dl242gt
All 740/940 turbos used the ballast resistors....

All 740/940 turbos used the ballast resistors. Even the LH2.4 cars. So if you find any of those cars you can use the resistors.

No, you cannot bypass if you keep the low Z injectors. You could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By dl242gt
Be sure to test the fuel pressure with the engine...

Be sure to test the fuel pressure with the engine running. I once had a kjet fuel pump that would start failing but it would only fail to about 50psi. The symptom was the engine would idle fine but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By dl242gt
Maybe with some penetrating oil on there? Give it...

Maybe with some penetrating oil on there? Give it some time to work and hopefully you can pry it over while shorting the wires? I've never had to remove the whole setup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By dl242gt
I would first verify the cam timing without any...

I would first verify the cam timing without any advance on the gear. It may be that someone that would do that cam timing like that may have put the cam in with the timing off. If it is good then yes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,628
Posted By dl242gt
Good work on the repair. Wish you well with the...

Good work on the repair. Wish you well with the interview.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By dl242gt
A synthetic oil will help generate less heat in...

A synthetic oil will help generate less heat in the engine. The above suggestions and some synthetic oil should cool things down well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By dl242gt
May want to go back and check the car for the...

May want to go back and check the car for the lower brace. There is an optional brace for the lower body. It joins the lower body area and is also a bolt on. It goes across under the trans/engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By dl242gt
The only real difference is the black cap equals...

The only real difference is the black cap equals a system pressure of 11psi. The green or earlier gray cap equals 22psi. Volvo raised the system pressure to help raise the boiling point. You should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By dl242gt
If you remove the cover over the shifter inside...

If you remove the cover over the shifter inside the car. There is a microswitch there. You should see the locking bar for the interlock and the microswitch is nearby. Toward the front where park is....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,628
Posted By dl242gt
New sensors must have their centers painted gold...

New sensors must have their centers painted gold or something.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,204
Posted By dl242gt
Kjet economy can be reasonable but I never felt...

Kjet economy can be reasonable but I never felt the need to get good economy when boost was so much fun. :cool: Plus both of my main cars gave up factory cams for V15 cams which are not what Volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By dl242gt
The inside of he hose can decay and swell just...

The inside of he hose can decay and swell just like a brake line. But they aren't the high pressure side so those hoses can be bought off the roll. The small hose is 3/8 and the large one is 5/8. Be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By dl242gt
The car will mostly just feel more settled when...

The car will mostly just feel more settled when you drive over stuff like a washboard surface or long fast sweeping turns. I thought IPD made anti roll bars for the 960? Bilsteins are available.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By dl242gt
The basic process to bleed the steering system is...

The basic process to bleed the steering system is to jack up the front of the car. Put it on jackstands. Then while idling the engine. Turn the steering from lock to lock about ten times. that is all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By dl242gt
Even if the mounts look good. Volvo planned on...

Even if the mounts look good. Volvo planned on some engine movement and the air hose system accounts for engine movement. If you don't and make the hoses too rigid it will pull hoses off things like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,204
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you have it sorted out. You mean you know...

Glad you have it sorted out. You mean you know Tom Smith? His 240 turbo build is badass kjet. He used to post here a long time ago. If you really want big power with kjet. He can show you the way.
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By dl242gt
I would include in the stage zero replacing most...

I would include in the stage zero replacing most every rubber hose both large and small. If any of the air handling hoses look oily and wet they should be replaced. Typical is the ones from the turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,432
Posted By dl242gt
Take a look around at the way the recirculating...

Take a look around at the way the recirculating valve is done on a 240 turbo Group A car. They use a high pressure version of that valve. The Saab valve is ok but it is only rubber inside. So it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By dl242gt
There were 85 model year turbos sold here. Wagons...

There were 85 model year turbos sold here. Wagons and 4dr as the 2dr was gone. But the word on the street is that all the 85 model year turbos were leftover 84 models. Also if it was a manual it had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,204
Posted By dl242gt
It does seem like it is more than one thing...

It does seem like it is more than one thing wrong. That is how my turbo was long ago when I bought it. Bad CPR, vacuum leaks from bad injector seals, split hoses, and a split intake gasket. Taking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,628
Posted By dl242gt
The above description of decay happens even with...

The above description of decay happens even with the late model 240s. The wiring on my 93 appeared to be teflon insulated or some type of high end insulation. However, it did not stand up well to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By dl242gt
I use a two arm puller for the alternator...

I use a two arm puller for the alternator bearings. It has long flat fingers so it gets under the inner race. sorry I don't know of any video anywhere.
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