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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By greasegram
My stock 93 240 has an H cam in it advanced 4...

My stock 93 240 has an H cam in it advanced 4 degrees and it runs just fine. Took about a day for 2.4 to figure out what was going on though it seemed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By greasegram
Thanks guy. Will go at it again this weekend and...

Thanks guy. Will go at it again this weekend and see what happens
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By greasegram
Yeah front bolt. Goes through the subframe. Tried...

Yeah front bolt. Goes through the subframe. Tried the hammer, might as well give it hell some more. The steering rack really gets in the way of some good hits.

The head of the bolt is flush with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By greasegram
Seized Lower control arm bolt

Finally getting around to replacing my control arm bushings on my 93 240

The bolt attaching to the subframe was a royal pain to undo. I got the nut off, but now I can't get the bolt out of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,608
Posted By greasegram
Whats an original zender worth?

Whats an original zender worth?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,190
Posted By greasegram
Thereís a nice 940 turbo in the junkyard here,...

Thereís a nice 940 turbo in the junkyard here, had the radiator last time I was there.

I can pull it and ship it to you, for a small fee
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,876
Posted By greasegram
http://www.geocities.ws/MotorCity/Garage/6776/twrb...

http://www.geocities.ws/MotorCity/Garage/6776/twrbrace.html

I copied what this guy did. Cost me about $150 and Iím quite happy with it
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By greasegram
I have an A cam, it’s fun It’s also for sale

I have an A cam, it’s fun

It’s also for sale
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By greasegram
I didnít use a snap ring when I manual swapped my...

I didnít use a snap ring when I manual swapped my car 2 years ago. Whoops
Forum: showroom 01-04-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By greasegram
3 piece conversion

3 piece conversion
Forum: showroom 12-18-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By greasegram
Iím interested

Iím interested
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,104
Posted By greasegram
What do you mean by none budget?

What do you mean by none budget?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 569
Posted By greasegram
I had the same issue. I drove on it for maybe 2...

I had the same issue. I drove on it for maybe 2 days, then I heard a bang, and chunks of the cat was coming out of the tailpipe. I replaced the cat, all was good. My old one literally exploded,
It...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By greasegram
Who did you get the chip from?

Who did you get the chip from?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2017, 03:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,188
Posted By greasegram
This is sweet! I loved the OZs

This is sweet! I loved the OZs
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By greasegram
Iíd double check for leaks there. On 2 of the 3...

Iíd double check for leaks there. On 2 of the 3 2.4 cars Iíve bought, Iíve gotten for crazy good deals because ďthey wonít run rightĒ. 1 was a bad connection from the MAF to the intake hose and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By greasegram
On my 240, I had super similar symptoms. Chased...

On my 240, I had super similar symptoms. Chased this issue for a week, ended up finding a tiny gash in the intake hose, about a cm long, 3 inches behind the maf. Swapped hoses and the idle issue was...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,798
Posted By greasegram
https://bringatrailer.com/2017/10/25/220-hp-b23-ra...

https://bringatrailer.com/2017/10/25/220-hp-b23-rally-brick-volvo-242-dl/

Do what this guy did
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By greasegram
Yeah that's possible, might be more than one if...

Yeah that's possible, might be more than one if it's really smokey
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By greasegram
Black is unburnt fuel, so unlikely to be turbo...

Black is unburnt fuel, so unlikely to be turbo seals
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By greasegram
What colour is the smoke

What colour is the smoke
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By greasegram
Not sure how this varies on a 940 vs a 240, but...

Not sure how this varies on a 940 vs a 240, but on my 93 240 there's a main ignition fuse on the battery power cable- right at the battery. If I hit a really bad bump, every once in a while the power...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,384
Posted By greasegram
So you're saying the low end acceleration is...

So you're saying the low end acceleration is poor, so you want to move the power band lower? typically a stock b230 with a M cam dies over 4000rpm, I'd say you need to downshift
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By greasegram
Have you already installed the springs? I'm...

Have you already installed the springs? I'm pretty sure they're lowering springs
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,732
Posted By greasegram
Buy em from ben

Buy em from ben
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By greasegram
Did you change the oil and forget to put a new...

Did you change the oil and forget to put a new crush washer on the drain plug?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By greasegram
242 GTs in Australia I think

242 GTs in Australia I think
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By greasegram
Good idea, I'll do that after work.

Good idea, I'll do that after work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 636
Posted By greasegram
Tinnitus

Tinnitus
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By greasegram
I cleaned the MAF sensor and everything appears...

I cleaned the MAF sensor and everything appears to be okay.. time will tell. I'm wondering if I had an air leak after the maf because the hose clamp was not overly tight.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By greasegram
After getting back from vacation, my car won't...

After getting back from vacation, my car won't run properly anymore. The idle is really low (400rpm or so), and its acting like it's misfiring. When I do a cylinder drop test the engine doesn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By greasegram
You'll want to rotate the engine by hand. Easiest...

You'll want to rotate the engine by hand. Easiest with the plugs out. The marks on the crank pulley will line up with the marks on the lower timing cover, and the cam gear will line up with the mark...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By greasegram
After the engine rotates the lines don't line up...

After the engine rotates the lines don't line up anymore. You need to put the engine at top dead centre to check timing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By greasegram
Ball joints? Mine felt slightly different left to...

Ball joints? Mine felt slightly different left to right before I replaced mine
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By greasegram
With an H cam would I run into interference...

With an H cam would I run into interference issues if the timing was off by a tooth?

It's 2.4 by the way, stock b230f
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By greasegram
Just took off for a week long vacation last...

Just took off for a week long vacation last night. When I return I will dig into the car. I plan on advancing the cam (have an adjustable gear). I timed it straight up just to see what it was like....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By greasegram
H cam shimmed to .35. Could it be too radical? It...

H cam shimmed to .35. Could it be too radical? It ran great other than the occasional stalling
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By greasegram
Stalling issue after cam swap

Installed a new cam in my 93 240, now it stalls fairly often on deceleration (like when coming to a stoplight). The timing is correct, cam is timed straight up, vacuum lines are newish- I couldn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By greasegram
Thanks That's what I figured, but it's been...

Thanks

That's what I figured, but it's been a while and couldn't remember if I could get away with that. So much for not having to reshim!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By greasegram
Acceptable valve clearances

Just put a new cam in my B230f, and was wondering if a clearance of .279 is acceptable? My feeler gauges go from .279mm to .305mm. The .279 fits fairly snugly but the .305 won't fit. Is that good...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,354
Posted By greasegram
Who makes them?

Who makes them?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,106
Posted By greasegram
I'm pretty Sure the gas m46 bellhousing isn't the...

I'm pretty Sure the gas m46 bellhousing isn't the same as the diesel m46 bellhousing
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,732
Posted By greasegram
Why not repair the existing manifold?

Why not repair the existing manifold?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By greasegram
I had an exhaust leak between the manifold and...

I had an exhaust leak between the manifold and downpipe that sounded exactly the same as what you're describing.. start simple
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By greasegram
There would be a whole mess when it comes to the...

There would be a whole mess when it comes to the overdrive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By greasegram
Thanks guys, I have wheel bearing grease lying...

Thanks guys, I have wheel bearing grease lying around so I'll use that
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By greasegram
What Lube for shifter bushings

I bought STS bronze shifter bushings a little while ago and am finally installing them. What lube should I use?
Forum: website & board 05-28-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,523
Posted By greasegram
locals only bro- no kooks allowed

locals only bro- no kooks allowed
Forum: website & board 05-26-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,523
Posted By greasegram
I hate how much crap he sells that isn't Volvo...

I hate how much crap he sells that isn't Volvo related. MK2 VW springs.. like why even bother?
Forum: website & board 05-26-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,523
Posted By greasegram
I say tbricks follows Vs idea.. ban him

I say tbricks follows Vs idea.. ban him
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