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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:32 PM
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Posted By dl242gt
Well in looking at the diagram and thinking of a...

Well in looking at the diagram and thinking of a 240 dash. I guess that it would mount from the side of the dash inside the car. Of course I've never had a 240 with a carb so maybe one of the members...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 87
Posted By dl242gt
Put the new engine at tdc and use the flywheel...

Put the new engine at tdc and use the flywheel missing tooth in the starter hole method to get the timing right. Don't need a locked up motor for reference that way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By dl242gt
The fuse box in the center stack at the bottom is...

The fuse box in the center stack at the bottom is the one I'm referring to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By dl242gt
Sometimes the voltage set point is written on the...

Sometimes the voltage set point is written on the back of the regulator. That is what is on the HUCO ones. Whatever you use. It should be at least a 14.4V setpoint which is better for modern...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By dl242gt
Well there should be an accessory fuse or radio...

Well there should be an accessory fuse or radio fuse in the stock Volvo fuse box that can handle those items. If you look under the fuse box there should be regular spade terminals you can connect to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By dl242gt
If you need to add something low power like a...

If you need to add something low power like a couple of amps current draw. There are fuse box taps so you can add another fused circuit to an ATC type fuse receptacle. The major auto parts stores...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By dl242gt
I've used these regulators for 20 years and...

I've used these regulators for 20 years and haven't had any issues. The higher voltage is an ideal set point and I've never really seen them run that high a voltage. Oh, and the higher output voltage...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By dl242gt
I like to use the HUCO 133 0514. Has a higher...

I like to use the HUCO 133 0514. Has a higher than original 14.6V set point. Very affordable on ebay for example.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,155
Posted By dl242gt
We used to use the copper gasket spray paint on...

We used to use the copper gasket spray paint on the copper head gaskets for the AH Sprite and to seal the passages we would add weather strip adhesive. That was at the track to fix a blown head...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By dl242gt
Well in reading the original post. I would think...

Well in reading the original post. I would think you want something like a enem V15 or maybe V16. I run the V15 on a B230F LH2.4 with just chipped ezk and simons sport exhaust. The engine has torque...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By dl242gt
Lots of rwd wheels will fit your car. I would...

Lots of rwd wheels will fit your car. I would recommend just finding some rwd 15" alloys and use some summer tires on them and put winter tires on the coronas for this winter. 195-70-14 works well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,855
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you walked away from that impact. Take it...

Glad you walked away from that impact. Take it easy for awhile to make sure any hidden issues heal up. You are a member of my Volvo saved me club.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By dl242gt
I have a set of the clear Bosch Touring lights...

I have a set of the clear Bosch Touring lights and they are nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By dl242gt
I would contact them with this type of request...

I would contact them with this type of request and they should be able to handle that. Another place you can check is with Swedish Car Parts. They sell carpet for Volvos too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By dl242gt
You can buy yellow bulbs. Buy yellow 55w H3 type...

You can buy yellow bulbs. Buy yellow 55w H3 type bulbs. Hella is a good brand. Narva is another one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By dl242gt
My first B21F powered 242 was peeing coolant...

My first B21F powered 242 was peeing coolant right at that same spot. Out the side of the front corner. Glad that bolt came out.
Forum: showroom 11-09-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,653
Posted By dl242gt
Removing kjet probably saved 50lbs. lol

Removing kjet probably saved 50lbs. lol
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By dl242gt
Welcome. Nice to see another 2dr project car on...

Welcome. Nice to see another 2dr project car on board.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By dl242gt
Before the fog lights were used that was the...

Before the fog lights were used that was the brake light on the six panel lights. IPD used to sell the newer three contact socket so you could have four brake lights. I have this on my 82 turbo. So...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,078
Posted By dl242gt
Labor isn't free. It was $14.99 shipped. I...

Labor isn't free. It was $14.99 shipped.

I have more money into my 123GT and it sits in the barn not even making it's 115hp. :lol:

Thanks for sharing such a fun build!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for the correctlon with the dramatic flair...

Thanks for the correctlon with the dramatic flair John Lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By dl242gt
A good quality led is probably the way to go if...

A good quality led is probably the way to go if you want brighter without melting the light housing. 1157 already melt most of them. It's actually a 1034 bulb at least on 240 series and six panel 7...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By dl242gt
I agree destroy the head of the bolt so you can...

I agree destroy the head of the bolt so you can get the head off. You can try drilling it with a left handed bit so you are working on loosening as you drill. Then you can use penetrating oil and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By dl242gt
The fuel ceu provides a ground for the fuel pump...

The fuel ceu provides a ground for the fuel pump relay in the LH cars we have over here. The power does not pass through the ecu. It provides the turn on ground after it sees the ignition system is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,049
Posted By dl242gt
Oh ok. Well then there is some type of constant...

Oh ok. Well then there is some type of constant power supply to something that should not get power. There is a constant power feed to the pin that is supplying the clock and it also passes through...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By dl242gt
That sounds like a reasonable amount of...

That sounds like a reasonable amount of resistance for an electric motor. Usually something low like 3-5 ohms. So you are ok.

What year and model?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By dl242gt
Pull a spark plug and look at it. Also if coolant...

Pull a spark plug and look at it. Also if coolant sprayed out onto the downpipe it could also have gotten on the plug wires. If the plug wires are marginal it could short out the spark?

Oh and I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By dl242gt
Maybe the throttle plate is out of adjustment?

Maybe the throttle plate is out of adjustment?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,078
Posted By dl242gt
That's a flying wagon. Way to go and enjoy!

That's a flying wagon. Way to go and enjoy!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,049
Posted By dl242gt
See my above post about making sure the pins are...

See my above post about making sure the pins are in the correct positions for using that dash.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By dl242gt
they use a valve husher on one side and an oring...

they use a valve husher on one side and an oring on the side with the throttle switch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By dl242gt
Looking good under there!

Looking good under there!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By dl242gt
This is an LH injected car? Then the ground for...

This is an LH injected car? Then the ground for the relay is provided by the ecu. At least that is how the ones work that we got over here. is it a white six pin relay? the fuel ecu has to see an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By dl242gt
Good find! Hopefully no other surprises when you...

Good find! Hopefully no other surprises when you tighten it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,049
Posted By dl242gt
The wire in blue circle is the rev counter wire....

The wire in blue circle is the rev counter wire. Connects to terminal 1 on the back of the rev counter. The weird light on with the headlights seems like there is a wrong connection probably on one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By dl242gt
that lean before idle is the highest vacuum. ...

that lean before idle is the highest vacuum. Because you are coasting down with the throttle closed. So if there is a vacuum leak. That is when it's sucking in the most air.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By dl242gt
I've only seen the adjuster on the very early...

I've only seen the adjuster on the very early 240s that I owned long ago. Like a 75 for example. Ever since it's always been the spacer flat piece of metal referred to above.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By dl242gt
Ah, I see said the blind man as he took up his...

Ah, I see said the blind man as he took up his hammer and saw. Probalby in the cluster as you surmise.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By dl242gt
First thing to check with circuit weirdness is...

First thing to check with circuit weirdness is the fuse box and make sure everything is clean and good connections. the cluster light brightness is controlled by the brightness knob above the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By dl242gt
So you are saying that pushing in the clutch...

So you are saying that pushing in the clutch affects the idle? There must be a dragging clutch to load the engine enough to stall. Are you sure the cable is working correctly or if it's a hydraulic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By dl242gt
There must be something in there taking the...

There must be something in there taking the weight off if the spring is loose. Are you sure the strut inserts are good? Most don't last long riding on cut springs. The stock setup has a bump stop...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By dl242gt
After reading your post. I would second the...

After reading your post. I would second the suggestion that you may have swapped the wrong connector onto the sensor. Also make sure the wiring is ok. The engine coolant temp sensor gets it's ground...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By dl242gt
The cluster has two bulbs in sockets to light up...

The cluster has two bulbs in sockets to light up the cluster. They are replacable. Ithink the generic number for the bulb is 168.

Might be a good time to go over the connections and make sure the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By dl242gt
That might work for starting and running. But...

That might work for starting and running. But what about the steering lock?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By dl242gt
Did you replace the sensor with just a single...

Did you replace the sensor with just a single wire on it? Located under the manifold around number two cylinder? That is the one for the gauge but has no interface with the computer. The sensor for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By dl242gt
Tasca got me a new glove box lock with key. It...

Tasca got me a new glove box lock with key. It was made to match my car using the VIN. They could probably make a new key from the VIN of the car at a different dealer that is willing to look up the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By dl242gt
If the shifter is installed ok. Then there may be...

If the shifter is installed ok. Then there may be something wrong with the linkage from the trans to the shifter. The linkage between the M47 and M46 is different lengths. Are you sure you have the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,155
Posted By dl242gt
Running a tight squish engine doesn't have...

Running a tight squish engine doesn't have anything to do with dremeling the pads on the head. You are mixing that up with the Singh head grooves.

You can compensate for the timing change from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,783
Posted By dl242gt
Hello. Seems like you are getting close. When I...

Hello. Seems like you are getting close. When I was suggesting checking the switching. I mean with the test light on terminal 1 of the coil. With the engine cranking to start. You would see the test...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By dl242gt
I would think the rubber bushng would help enough...

I would think the rubber bushng would help enough that you'd be fine. I was just looking through my parts and found my blue poly RSI motor mounts. I think they are good for display only. :lol:
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