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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 12:11 AM
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Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The one I pulled off of a factory 745 turbo was...

The one I pulled off of a factory 745 turbo was located in between the intercooler and condenser. On an NA application would just be in between radiator and condenser.
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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
:lol: thats awesome What are the risks if...

:lol: thats awesome


What are the risks if they are not properly gapped? Just burnt out coil?
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Do redblocks do okay on iridium or platinum plugs...

Do redblocks do okay on iridium or platinum plugs if youíre using the stock coil and distributor?
Forum: website & board Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 216
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Copy the image ADDRESS and put it in IMG tags....

Copy the image ADDRESS and put it in IMG tags. Don’t copy the actual image to your clipboard..just the address. So essentially you want the URL of your image.

your image address goes here

Like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I’ve also had this happen when the in tank pump...

I’ve also had this happen when the in tank pump was inoperable. I was at a high altitude where fuel evaporated much easier. Then, the main pump worked very hard and the fuel got hot and caused...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
You should use the variable orifice tube and post...

You should use the variable orifice tube and post your results:-) Iíd be curious to know. Could always swap it out for the fixed one after your road trip if it isnít any good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I have a 1990 740, with a new aftermarket...

I have a 1990 740, with a new aftermarket compressor, converted to r134a (stock condenser). It blows under 40F vent temps in 100F ambient air temps. I’d just put a new stock condenser in there,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I thought 2.4 timing was pretty stable? It’s the...

I thought 2.4 timing was pretty stable? It’s the Chrysler ignition on 2.2 240s that is very unstable.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
^ yup. I’ve turbo’d roughly 3 2.4 240s and have...

^ yup. I’ve turbo’d roughly 3 2.4 240s and have never ever snipped a WOT wire and have had 0 issues. Also done a 2.2 & Chrysler ignition car without snipping that wire. Still no issues.


No...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,826
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Anyone ever successfully bypassed this relay and...

Anyone ever successfully bypassed this relay and used a standard style relay? 6-7 seconds is too long for me in all of my volvos and it has annoyed me to the point that Iíd like to change it.

Is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I thought the NA box wouldnít run the fan? Or...

I thought the NA box wouldnít run the fan? Or when they do itís at like 225-230F just the same as the turbo ones
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Nah you donít have to do that. Leave the TPS...

Nah you donít have to do that. Leave the TPS wiring as it is and it works fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Lots of things to check at this age and with the...

Lots of things to check at this age and with the heat.

Check the fuel pressure regulator for liquid fuel in the line, indicating a torn diaphragm. Had this on my first 240 and it would crank crank...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
If you want more reliable power just turbo it ...

If you want more reliable power just turbo it

/thread
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Was it a fuel model? Iíve used their 1/4 driver,...

Was it a fuel model? Iíve used their 1/4 driver, and their 3/8 & 1/2 impact wrenches. All fuel, all are badass. Also used their ratchets. Canít go wrong. Iíd put money down that the 1/2" fuel is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Hm. Works on both of the top ones? Iíve never had...

Hm. Works on both of the top ones? Iíve never had enough room. Iíll have to try again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Grounds on intake manifold clean and tight? Those...

Grounds on intake manifold clean and tight? Those are for the ECU.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Me too. Milwaukee electric impact FTW. ...

Me too. Milwaukee electric impact FTW.


How does a breaker bar fit? All mine would be hitting the firewall of the car if they were angled up even with a short socket. Especially on a 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Itís either 90 or 100 I canít remember. Thatís...

Itís either 90 or 100 I canít remember. Thatís at/near limiter though. I would keep your RPMs at 2500 minimum. My dad has always said lower RPMs are better and always shifts too early, so he isnít...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Hm I didnít know this. My clutch does pretty...

Hm I didnít know this. My clutch does pretty well, holds second gear burnouts. I figured that was enough torque to kill 3rd, but obviously I havenít tried.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Time it based off of the crank washer, not the...

Time it based off of the crank washer, not the harmonic balancer. The contitech belt lines work perfectly every time for me. Make sure the camshaft is at TDC, aux shaft is at the 3 o’clock position,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The way I’ve read it is that the M47I (version 1)...

The way I’ve read it is that the M47I (version 1) needed to be overfilled, but the M47II did not. Apparently we only got the version 2 in the US so you 'shouldn’t need to' but it won’t hurt anything...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Yup, Iíve had an m47 behind a +t for like 4 years...

Yup, Iíve had an m47 behind a +t for like 4 years i think. Itís totally fine just be nice to 3rd gear.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
You said OBD, not OBD-II. As I stated, all 940s...

You said OBD, not OBD-II. As I stated, all 940s here have OBD. Now, if you donít mind please stop wasting all of our bandwidth with your useless posts that are of no help.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
All 940s in NA have OBD, moron.

All 940s in NA have OBD, moron.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
All of the turbo cars had aw71s. NA 240s never...

All of the turbo cars had aw71s. NA 240s never did. Your 240 has an aw70 unless itís heen swapped out. You have to use the aw71 behind turbo power.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Hi, I know youíre entirely useless when it comes...

Hi, I know youíre entirely useless when it comes to actually helping people, but here you are, making posts thatís are also, in fact, useless.

Yes, they made OBD2 redblock 940s. But Iíll let you...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The newer the better, as long as it’s OBD1....

The newer the better, as long as it’s OBD1. Preferably get yourself a white label 9xx lh2.4 ECU and EZK from the wanted section or the junkyard.

Only thing to worry about is with the ECU, some...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
So technically the CPS and bracket don’t take...

So technically the CPS and bracket don’t take physical place of the Hall effect sensor, but they essentially serve the same purpose. 2.4 cars did not use a Hall effect sensor in the distributor, they...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Use alllll the 2.4 parts, including the 2.4 maf....

Use alllll the 2.4 parts, including the 2.4 maf. Nothing 2.2 related is used, except i think you can use the stock 2.2 distributor, but the Hall effect sensor remains unplugged and un-used. It would...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 678
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Put the 2.4 sensors on the 2.2 engine. Swap over...

Put the 2.4 sensors on the 2.2 engine. Swap over crank sensor bracket (and crank sensor obviously). You’ll need lh2.4 turbo computers that take direct place of your lh2.4 na computers.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Ah makes sense. Though it can be omitted for...

Ah makes sense. Though it can be omitted for simplicity sake (but an oil cooler is always a good idea).
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The swap is pretty easy. With enough time and...

The swap is pretty easy. With enough time and patience, you’ll get it. Hardest part is the oil return usually but since you’re pulling the engine anyway, it’ll be very easy to remove the pan and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Inb4 m47 tRaNs fLuId iS fOr lIfE

Inb4 m47 tRaNs fLuId iS fOr lIfE
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Definitely donít listen to this guy. What...

Definitely donít listen to this guy.

What you need to do is replace it with a new b230f engine and install all the turbo bits from a b230ft engine. You could also just install a b230ft but the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
So why would you want the IAT pre turbo? Wouldnít...

So why would you want the IAT pre turbo? Wouldnít you want the computer to inject the amount of fuel needed at the time of combustion rather than before the air is compressed?

It becomes warmer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 660
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
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:nod: image embed failure
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Depends which orings. Most are pretty easy to do....

Depends which orings. Most are pretty easy to do. Just disconnect at the leaking fitting, remove old oring, install new oring and apply a small amount of pag46 oil, then tighten it back up. Vacuum,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Basically, you want that IAT sensor to tell the...

Basically, you want that IAT sensor to tell the ecu the exact temp of the air RIGHT before it goes into the engine not before it goes into the intercooler or turbo. That’s how I see it, at least.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 660
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Sounds like maybe it leaked out? Iíve had cars...

Sounds like maybe it leaked out? Iíve had cars hold vacuum allll night and then as soon as they were filled with refrigerant, they leaked. Check pressures again now that itís warm air and cycling too...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 660
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The pressure lowers when the compressor kicks on,...

The pressure lowers when the compressor kicks on, thatís it. And if itís only on for a very short period of time (like yours was), itís a good chance that itís not on long enough to drop pressures...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 660
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I would start by adding the correct weight of...

I would start by adding the correct weight of refrigerant and see where you stand, and take note of low pressure when compressor is on. It’s dependent upon ambient temp, but ballpark is around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 660
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
True, but keeping it in a long deep vacuum (30+...

True, but keeping it in a long deep vacuum (30+ minutes) helps boil and remove as much moisture and ambient air as possible. I would say that vacuum time depends on how long the system has been open...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 660
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
How much ester oil did you add? And it is cycling...

How much ester oil did you add? And it is cycling fast because you are low on refrigerant (not Freon unless you charged with r12). I guarantee 1 can of whatever you added was not enough, unless it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Uh heís probably using modern synthetic fluid...

Uh heís probably using modern synthetic fluid which is good for roughly twice your recommended interval. Please watch the entire video before commenting next time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 711
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Whaaaat thatís neat. Iíd like to have a high side...

Whaaaat thatís neat. Iíd like to have a high side fitting on my cars.


Vacuum from the low side only, it works fine. The system is equalized without the compressor on anyway. It just takes a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 711
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Is there any chance you have more info on this...

Is there any chance you have more info on this TXV setup? My buddyís 89 245 ac does not work, even after a thorough vacuum and recharge with r134a. I can feel the condenser get hot which tells me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I had pondered going to the old style rubber...

I had pondered going to the old style rubber mounts, but I donít mind spending the extra money for a smoother idle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Thanks Ryan, I will go ahead and order a set in...

Thanks Ryan, I will go ahead and order a set in the near future.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
740: Corteco Hydraulic Mounts

1990 744 N/A aw70

Have any of you used these? I know we always opt for Volvo tuber with the 240 mounts, but was curious of the quality of these corteco mounts. They are roughly HALF the cost of...
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