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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By dl242gt
Yes, a wiring relay harness will take power...

Yes, a wiring relay harness will take power directly from the battery and use the old wiring for switching it on and for high or low beam. Regular H4 legal bulbs are 55/60 low/high bulbs and will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By dl242gt
PS if you are going to use high power bulbs. Then...

PS if you are going to use high power bulbs. Then this is the time to make up or buy a relay harness so you can run the higher wattage bulbs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By dl242gt
Could you remove the offending plug? If so. Then...

Could you remove the offending plug? If so. Then I would remove the 9004 plug from the car wiring as well and use a Hella spring loaded H4 headlight connector on the wires then connect this directly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By dl242gt
Don't bother with a used one. Generic ones like...

Don't bother with a used one. Generic ones like from Delphi which have worked fine for me are cheap on ebay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 674
Posted By dl242gt
If they have your car now. Make sure to have them...

If they have your car now. Make sure to have them check the intank fuel strainer if the car has been sitting. The early cars with the side of the tank mounted fuel pump setup have a strainer under a...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By dl242gt
With a throwout bearing mounted higher in the...

With a throwout bearing mounted higher in the throwout bearing arm. Then it would contact the fingers sooner. If you raise the pivot point sure that is some but putting the bearing itself closer to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By dl242gt
The worst that can happen is the diff pukes and...

The worst that can happen is the diff pukes and dies and your car will need to be towed. My friends kid ran the rear axle out of oil in his 240 and it destroyed itself puking chunks through the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By dl242gt
4mm allen set screw. I've had cars that people...

4mm allen set screw. I've had cars that people lost the set screw and use a very short 10mm bolt to replace it. That is the same 6mm x1.0 thread of the set screw but it's better to use the set screw....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By dl242gt
The Lucas oil 80-140 was what I bought. It has...

The Lucas oil 80-140 was what I bought. It has tiny minions in it that work feverishly to repair the axle. :lol: The whine I experienced did get quiet after using the lucas but the true track has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By dl242gt
This is a kjet turbo right? They can flood easy...

This is a kjet turbo right? They can flood easy when cranking if you have weak spark. How is the spark plug gap? Check to see it is .028". Also the control pressure regulator lowers the control...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By dl242gt
My 3lb sledge has paid for itself so many times....

My 3lb sledge has paid for itself so many times. Good one!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By dl242gt
Cool glad you got it!

Cool glad you got it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By dl242gt
Ok well the Redline GL5 is the one oil that I had...

Ok well the Redline GL5 is the one oil that I had to stop using. After having the shop put in the true track and fresh redline. The rear developed a whine. I went to the shop and they told me to stop...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By dl242gt
Good find. The new ones look a bit better made...

Good find. The new ones look a bit better made than those yellow bushings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By dl242gt
What kind of oil did you put in there? Is the...

What kind of oil did you put in there? Is the pinion seal leaking? These axles use GL5 lube and if you used something less than that it could contribute an issue especially if it's leaking.

I had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah it happens. I had mine do that same thing in...

Yeah it happens. I had mine do that same thing in the 93 wagon. The pin was corroded into place and wouldn't come out. That is a good way to deal with it so you get full access to removing the pin....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By dl242gt
Don't know what that blob of stuff would be for....

Don't know what that blob of stuff would be for. I would clean it off and see if there is any shenanigans going on under there. Probably just a blob that got missed from another repair. I would not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By dl242gt
A good check for spark is to see if the power...

A good check for spark is to see if the power stage is getting the switching signal from the ezk control module. I forget which pin but you put the meter on it and while cranking it should be a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By dl242gt
Also the pipe on the left is the one where the...

Also the pipe on the left is the one where the separated oil returns and it gets baked on inside the hose and clogs. Try to make sure it is clear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By dl242gt
You're welcome. It's been awhile since I've done...

You're welcome. It's been awhile since I've done one on a 700/900. I never see them on the road around here. 89740turbos car is the first one I've seen in years. On the 240 you press the bearing on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By dl242gt
The fourth gear switch is ground for the relay....

The fourth gear switch is ground for the relay. That way it only works in fourth. The volvo diagrams show you the various operating conditions of the circuit. So the one with third gear would be an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 674
Posted By dl242gt
The shipping is a good idea unless you want to do...

The shipping is a good idea unless you want to do the drive. The way my life is lately I would want to do it. A change in the scenery and a chance to meet some turbobricks members along the way back....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 674
Posted By dl242gt
I think a good thing to do is to find out all the...

I think a good thing to do is to find out all the turbobrick members that are along the way home so you can get some reasonably close help if needed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By dl242gt
Lol. I didn't know about the compressor. I just...

Lol. I didn't know about the compressor. I just remembered 2739. Good stuff.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 674
Posted By dl242gt
Timing belt and tensioner along with all other...

Timing belt and tensioner along with all other belts and spares. A tune up and take a good look at the car on a lift. Make sure the alternator is charging and isn't gonna puke on you. I'd want extra...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 336
Posted By dl242gt
Dave you could just change the name Pantera to...

Dave you could just change the name Pantera to Jensen P1800. lol.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By dl242gt
From what I recall seeing in the books it is...

From what I recall seeing in the books it is basically a shallow U shaped bracket that has slots on the ends that come up so the thicker part of the shock goes against the end of the bracket and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you got it figured out. These are the early...

Glad you got it figured out. These are the early 240 gas trunk shocks? I think they have a holder bracket that helps install them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 336
Posted By dl242gt
I think the other supplier was called fix my rust...

I think the other supplier was called fix my rust or something like that. Skandix gets sheet metal parts as well.

My friends 87 rusted out the rockers and nowhere else on the car. He had it fixed...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By dl242gt
That was the first time I installed a gauge face...

That was the first time I installed a gauge face and it was a pleasure and looked great in there. Such a nice upgrade.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By dl242gt
The aux air valve also has a heater inside like...

The aux air valve also has a heater inside like the control pressure regulator which slowly closes the valve. Once the engine is started the lambda relay or fuel pump relay will apply power to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 36,479
Posted By dl242gt
I have tried a Chinese non branded one and so far...

I have tried a Chinese non branded one and so far it is fine. Bought it on ebay. It was a direct copy of the old Volvo ones with an aluminum impeller and decent casting. An easy install. No hardware...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By dl242gt
Was the cold idle very low rpm? When cold the aux...

Was the cold idle very low rpm? When cold the aux air valve is supposed to let extra air into the engine then slowly close like a choke. Then you have a normal warmed up idle. To check operation of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By dl242gt
Sounds like the classic fourth gear switch that...

Sounds like the classic fourth gear switch that is intermittent until the trans gets warmer and expands. When it's cold try moving the shifter sideways and see if that makes it work. Also clean up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By dl242gt
That bearing is toast. These are sealed cage...

That bearing is toast. These are sealed cage bearings. Any play like you describe is bad and should be replaced. That said you do ruin the bearing when you pull it off unless you have a puller with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By dl242gt
That is cold spec. Use those bent feeler gauges...

That is cold spec. Use those bent feeler gauges that are at an angle toward the last couple inches of the gauge. The hushers are smashed pretty flat after you start running the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By dl242gt
That car looks so very right. Way to go! ...

That car looks so very right. Way to go!

Another idle thought was that the cam is advanced 2 degrees. I am running my enem V15 advanced 2 degrees as well in the kjet 82 turbo. These cams are very...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By dl242gt
Probably the same as a 140 when they went to the...

Probably the same as a 140 when they went to the remote shifter. The 164 always had a remote shifter but the 140 got that in 72 if I recall correctly. Of course they may have used fancier carpet in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By dl242gt
Take a good look around for intake air leaks if...

Take a good look around for intake air leaks if the richer mixture makes it smoother. That is also something that makes the idle rougher.

How is the valve adjustment? Make sure the ignition wires...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By dl242gt
There are two ball socket bushings you can...

There are two ball socket bushings you can replace. You have to take the shifter apart to replace the upper one. they make a nice difference especially if you get the upgraded bushings from STS...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By dl242gt
For sure the sifter is a personal preference. As...

For sure the sifter is a personal preference. As long as you can have the neutral safety switch setup working if you go with an automatic trans choice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you got it sorted out. Another round fender...

Glad you got it sorted out. Another round fender volvo rolling on the road!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By dl242gt
You could always swap a 960 white block in there...

You could always swap a 960 white block in there and have a more powerful six and an overdrive trans. It would probably get about 10 more mpg too.

I would see what is out there. When I had my 69...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 742
Posted By dl242gt
There are a few places where you could get a...

There are a few places where you could get a large voltage drop in the charging system. It may be time to do some of the voltage drop checks that z always suggests. To charge the battery the B+ wire...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By dl242gt
That shifter support cage is held to the back of...

That shifter support cage is held to the back of the trans with bushings on the bolts as Jen mentioned. It is also easy to bend the cage if you pry on it when removing or installing the trans with it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By dl242gt
FAG should be fine. The parts seem to last about...

FAG should be fine. The parts seem to last about half as long as they used to. So if you get three or four years anything more is gravy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By dl242gt
Even more important is the sensor triggering the...

Even more important is the sensor triggering the unit is different. LH2.2 units use a hall sensor and the LH2.4 unit uses the VR sensor. I usually shop ebay. That is if you can't find it by looking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 742
Posted By dl242gt
How is the battery in the multi meter? Have you...

How is the battery in the multi meter? Have you tried a different meter with a known good battery just to be sure it's not an inaccurate reading?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,081
Posted By dl242gt
I use Joe to get parts for my friends 66 wagon....

I use Joe to get parts for my friends 66 wagon. Glad you have it getting sorted out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By dl242gt
If it is stuck to the rubber it is all bad and in...

If it is stuck to the rubber it is all bad and in any case it is usually best to replace them together. They are sold as a kit or you can get the separate parts. ...
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