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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 78
Posted By dl242gt
Well if it's ignition related. It is Rex that is...

Well if it's ignition related. It is Rex that is your problem not regina. How is the crank sensor? They use the same one as LH. Also check for codes. It may have more information to help you. A bad...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By dl242gt
Timesert also makes a Big Sert to help repair...

Timesert also makes a Big Sert to help repair those disasters. People just always want to use the cheap way instead of the best way to repair threads. Timesert for lyfe!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By dl242gt
He is referring to the hyprocrisy that bill Gates...

He is referring to the hyprocrisy that bill Gates pushes kids to get shots while his own kids don't get the shots.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By dl242gt
Just FYI. Long ago a friend bought a new 93 245...

Just FYI. Long ago a friend bought a new 93 245 back in may 93. Brand new the car had this excact problem. So think of it as a feature. :lol:

From what I recall he fixed it with the exact...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By dl242gt
Don't know how you would mount the board the...

Don't know how you would mount the board the other way. All of the ones I'v seen including factory boards are mounted like in Bobs picture. Also if the board is the other way the board would...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By dl242gt
Sounds great! Looks like it's going to be a lot...

Sounds great! Looks like it's going to be a lot of fun in a car that barely weighs more than the engine. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By dl242gt
You should be able to snake an extra wire through...

You should be able to snake an extra wire through the firewall where the engine harness passes through. The harness usually goes through in the area where the throttle cable is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By dl242gt
Don't know if it is still available. But there...

Don't know if it is still available. But there used to be a fixture you can use with your vise to help hold the distributor while driving out the pin. Here is a good wrietup on doing the seal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By dl242gt
You should have the cubby and the cig lighter out...

You should have the cubby and the cig lighter out of the way. Then when you release the latches you pull firmly toward yourself. The tray will move back toward you and you can lift it up to get to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By dl242gt
If you are asking if that is the normal way the...

If you are asking if that is the normal way the quad round headlights work. Yes, they are low beams outer only then high beams all four lights are on with the outer ones being a high beam element....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By dl242gt
Taking the time to get the newer exhaust manifold...

Taking the time to get the newer exhaust manifold and heat shields is worthy effort. But just using a 15g only would be a good swap. The reason I say get the newer manifold is also because the 15g...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By dl242gt
Year and model? Stock or? Your first approach is...

Year and model? Stock or? Your first approach is to figure out if it's spark or a fuel problem. Lack of spark or missing cylinders can mean a rich black tailpipe. A bad fuel pressure regulator makes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By dl242gt
Basically you will want to do a full service....

Basically you will want to do a full service. Something like the 60k miles service on the car. Then you will have all service and maintenance on your schedule. All fluids and filters including trans...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By dl242gt
The e36 is a very cool swap. Great job on that!...

The e36 is a very cool swap. Great job on that! You will need an adjustable cam sprocket and possibly one tooth shorter belt if it has been cut a lot. This will let you adjust for the retarded cam...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By dl242gt
Here is a discussion you can check out....

Here is a discussion you can check out. https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=4310615&highlight=head+studs#post4310615

It's a good subject. Personally I have only used stock headgasket...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By dl242gt
Sounds like fun. I may try that too. Just to keep...

Sounds like fun. I may try that too. Just to keep it going until I need a clutch. Then I will take the trans apart while doing the clutch. I know the clutch won't last as long as original since it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By dl242gt
There are people on the board here sbabbs and...

There are people on the board here sbabbs and thelostartof that can supply chips as well as volvo vender classic swede.
Forum: the vault 10-04-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,556
Posted By dl242gt
Sorry I haven't looked for a newer link to Stus...

Sorry I haven't looked for a newer link to Stus page. I do still have the tru track in my 82 turbo. It's got 90k miles on it now. Still works but it's worn. If you get one it's best to get the newer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By dl242gt
No, it is not just you. Should have left my sig...

No, it is not just you. Should have left my sig on the post.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 680
Posted By dl242gt
BTW there used to be a picture on here of a B21...

BTW there used to be a picture on here of a B21 sized head gasket on a 405/531 head and it looked ok. Maybe mikep posted it?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 680
Posted By dl242gt
When I was instaliing the 405 head on my B21FT I...

When I was instaliing the 405 head on my B21FT I measured the Elring gasket and it measured about 94mm diameter for a 92 mm bore engine. Note that the size of the combustion chamber diameter is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By dl242gt
Long ago I had an 81 wagon with M46 and 3.31 rear...

Long ago I had an 81 wagon with M46 and 3.31 rear axle. It had a B21F and was the slowest 240 I have ever owned. Of course there are things you can do to improve it. Stock the car had an emissions...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By dl242gt
My M47 rebuilt by volvo seeps oil from the gasket...

My M47 rebuilt by volvo seeps oil from the gasket that seals the end cover and the gasket that seals between the main case and the extension housing. To solve those seeping leaks I will have to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By dl242gt
If I recall correctly the sender goes up to 250...

If I recall correctly the sender goes up to 250 ohms so your overall value seems a bit low to me. At approx 250 ohms you would read the full tank. So there may be some problem with the windings of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By dl242gt
If you have never had a volvo with even 250hp. I...

If you have never had a volvo with even 250hp. I can tell you that it is a lot of fun. The good thing is that you can bolt on most everything to get 250-300hp engine hp out of these engines. It will...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 680
Posted By dl242gt
You defnitely want to match the bore. So I would...

You defnitely want to match the bore. So I would contact them and they will make you what you need. But first take the head off and measure the piston depth or height on the block deck so you can buy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By dl242gt
There are thread recutting taps that you can try....

There are thread recutting taps that you can try. I just did this on my 240 wagon because number four was tough. Be sure to use a low clearance tap. The regular ones are too thick to fit properly at...
Forum: showroom 09-28-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,044
Posted By dl242gt
Nice to see another Volvo swap completed and...

Nice to see another Volvo swap completed and another air cooled vw fan. Enjoy!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,719
Posted By dl242gt
The other thought is the subframe bushings. Maybe...

The other thought is the subframe bushings. Maybe some new bushings or spacers would help? Shouldn't take much. Of course you can have the downpipe cut and shortened a bit.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,719
Posted By dl242gt
How are the motor mounts? Maybe you have a bit of...

How are the motor mounts? Maybe you have a bit of a saggy mount or two lowering the engine enough to make it hit?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By dl242gt
The car looks to be in great condition. At the...

The car looks to be in great condition. At the worst case used engines are around if needed. Back when my brother was racing. The pace car for the Volvo historic series was first an automatic 2000...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By dl242gt
Not this Dave. But I would like to do more of...

Not this Dave. But I would like to do more of this kind of thing at home.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By dl242gt
I too have this issue with my 82 turbo. There are...

I too have this issue with my 82 turbo. There are new brake rotors and pads going on it soon. So that may help me out. My 93 wagon has also recently started with this but only on a very small level....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By dl242gt
Enjoy. Glad it's doing better.

Enjoy. Glad it's doing better.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By dl242gt
Sometimes the jet isn't centered and can cause...

Sometimes the jet isn't centered and can cause wear against the needle. That can also be felt as some resistance. I'd suggest going to atf or something a bit thinner like 30w oil. 15-50w seems a bit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By dl242gt
You can spray carb cleaner inside. I would remove...

You can spray carb cleaner inside. I would remove the top and clean it all out inside. Do not use any kind of sandpaper to clean the metal. just use a good stiff brush if needed. That is a precision...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By dl242gt
I've used FEBI bushings and they were fine in the...

I've used FEBI bushings and they were fine in the past. They were part of bilstein back in the day. I found some lemforder stuff on carid....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By dl242gt
The trim can be bought from venders like skandix,...

The trim can be bought from venders like skandix, swedish car parts, and fcpeuro.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 764
Posted By dl242gt
Flowmasters are the loudest of all. If you build...

Flowmasters are the loudest of all. If you build it with two quality mufflers like magnaflow or dynomax. It will have a deep sound that won't disturb anyone.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 764
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, I second the 'stay away from chambered...

Yes, I second the 'stay away from chambered mufflers' suggestion. I used a flowmaster on my turbo long ago with a 2.5" exhaust. The awesome flow and power of a turbo blew the deflector chambers apart...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By dl242gt
You can remove the fuel distributor. It is held...

You can remove the fuel distributor. It is held onto the air flow sensor with the three screws on the top. Just be very careful as you lift it off the airflow sensor. There is a plunger in the center...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By dl242gt
The pcv box is right up against the block. You...

The pcv box is right up against the block. You should be able to work around the air flow sensor once you have the intake manifold off and out of the way. The flame trap hose seetup runs along...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By dl242gt
Lots of penetating oil for a few days before will...

Lots of penetating oil for a few days before will help get things apart.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By dl242gt
The blocks are just held to the caliper with one...

The blocks are just held to the caliper with one bolt. Someone already removed the crash triangles referred to. Use a breaker bar and soak the bolt for awhile. They are usually very tight.

Those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By dl242gt
That is another good explantion of the stabilizer...

That is another good explantion of the stabilizer or regulator. If you looked at the old type on a scope. You would see a kind of saw tooth wave showing the signal you describe. The only reason a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By dl242gt
FCPeuro, Eeuroparts, pelican parts should be...

FCPeuro, Eeuroparts, pelican parts should be places that carry the Lemforder bushings. Not sure about the Boge bushings but if you can get them they are a very good rear trailing arm bushing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By dl242gt
The best fix is to remove the turbo so you can...

The best fix is to remove the turbo so you can get at the studs to repair the holes if needed and replace the studs. Replace all three. Be sure to use original studs or match up and use hardware...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By dl242gt
The plunger is like a big slug of steel in there....

The plunger is like a big slug of steel in there. It has a bit of weight to it. So just be ready to prevent it from flying out and getting damaged under the air pressure. .

It's supposed to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By dl242gt
R4 pads lasted a whole racing season on my...

R4 pads lasted a whole racing season on my brothers production AH sprite. They are worth the wait.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By dl242gt
That random stalling needs to be troubleshot when...

That random stalling needs to be troubleshot when it happens. Try driving around till it happens close to home and tools. Then you can figure out if it's fuel or electrical relaated. Intermittents...
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