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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By emem1160
for example: even if your blower fan / motor went...

for example: even if your blower fan / motor went out, technically you would still have heat going into cabin if you were driving the car fast enough (with re circulation off obviusly)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,766
Posted By emem1160
You are right, a smoke test should not leak air...

You are right, a smoke test should not leak air at the CBV. I swapped compressor/inlet housing and has been running well since. Hardest part was to undue the circlip on the turbo inlet. I will read...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By emem1160
Logged in just to say I agree with Hen. ^^ ...

Logged in just to say I agree with Hen. ^^

Didnt know anything about turbos and did the +T with minimal reliability issues, drove all winter

I cannot think of an easier turbo conversation....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,023
Posted By emem1160
oddest looking turbo I have seen. So that came...

oddest looking turbo I have seen. So that came stock on the v70r you are saying?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,765
Posted By emem1160
a lot of skill, patience going into the body...

a lot of skill, patience going into the body work. Good luck with the project
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By emem1160
Cut the head off with an angle grinder if all...

Cut the head off with an angle grinder if all else fails. This relieves enough pressure where the pressure from the bolt head is off the rest of the screw and then you can get the arm off. Its not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By emem1160
a little bit of heat and ...

a little bit of heat and

http://images.kablue.com/adp/products/300/1011804.jpeg
worked for my 240 and my p80
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,565
Posted By emem1160
you SE guys are in a completely different league...

you SE guys are in a completely different league when it comes to bricks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By emem1160
any classic/LE 93 is certainly worth fixing up,...

any classic/LE 93 is certainly worth fixing up, the last of the "best" car ever made amiright?

its probably an alarm as already mentioned, cut her out
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By emem1160
wow!

wow!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By emem1160
Only one person responding in this thread is from...

Only one person responding in this thread is from the Midwest. Don't ever assuming a bolt from the rustbelt will come off easy. That turbo is pretty high up, but salt has a nasty way of spraying up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 851
Posted By emem1160
I vote start her, run her, and see if she leaks...

I vote start her, run her, and see if she leaks (before your trip)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 165,238
Posted By emem1160
read entire thread, never knew much about these...

read entire thread, never knew much about these 140s till now. fun car for you non-salters. drive straight and careful and keep up the good work
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,538
Posted By emem1160
coolant has a nasty way of snaking around till it...

coolant has a nasty way of snaking around till it finds a way down onto the ground, usually right where the transmission and engine meet. Its coming from somewhere. Keep looking. I would suspect...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By emem1160
Might be late to the party, but..... it...

Might be late to the party, but.....

it depends on the overall condition of the car. I have a v70 and if it needed a new engine, it would be a no brainer since I have rebuild everything from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By emem1160
Any metal "cleaning or shine" compound will work...

Any metal "cleaning or shine" compound will work wonders with a rotary metal brush. The metal shine stuff is usually mildly abrasive so it really brings the luster back. A handdrill with a metal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,986
Posted By emem1160
report back when you make it or break down! ...

report back when you make it or break down!

So many things that can go wrong, but then again, these cars are often broken somehow and somehow keep driving
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,375
Posted By emem1160
I have been reading your PCV threads for a few...

I have been reading your PCV threads for a few months now Lummert...

My question is.....some cans have a filter and vent to the air technically ...and others are a closed (air tight) system.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By emem1160
time to find a used turbo, just like you said...

time to find a used turbo, just like you said above
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By emem1160
262 bertone...

262 bertone...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By emem1160
nice to hear it worked out! was it hard to swap...

nice to hear it worked out! was it hard to swap the entire rear end?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By emem1160
1) You would be lucky to find a detailed how to...

1) You would be lucky to find a detailed how to for an s40 in my opinion. You might just have to wing it: hoist up the engine, see if you can pull the pan. hard...

2) Other option is drop it off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 691
Posted By emem1160
sounds like a sub 1000 car to me. Keep looking...

sounds like a sub 1000 car to me. Keep looking for a good deal, don't overlook CL, check every few days for a while, something will pop up. 3k for a run of the mil 240 is ALOT.

...or...check the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 425,435
Posted By emem1160
How is the conversion going?

How is the conversion going?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By emem1160
as Robert DIY calls them, "million mile...

as Robert DIY calls them, "million mile engines"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By emem1160
sounds normal to what was done. Get used to it?

sounds normal to what was done. Get used to it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By emem1160
I thought PNP switch failure has to do with the...

I thought PNP switch failure has to do with the shifter button not working and not the orange arrow? orange arrow being dread transmission failure
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By emem1160
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-volvo-740/...

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-volvo-740/


https://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/1518106812e7dff9f98764daIMG_0274.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By emem1160
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-volvo-740/...

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-volvo-740/
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By emem1160
are you sure you didn't blow out your rear cam...

are you sure you didn't blow out your rear cam seal? maybe its not a PCV issue at all? (video in link)

https://www.ipdusa.com/uploads/images_products_slideshow/fullsize_8038.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By emem1160
this guy knows his radios.

this guy knows his radios.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By emem1160
great. I would rather replace a water pump than a...

great. I would rather replace a water pump than a turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By emem1160
I am a big fan of glove test on any NA..works...

I am a big fan of glove test on any NA..works great and easy to do with a rubberband. But on a turbo, or +t car, I have never had the glove inflate at idle....is this ok?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By emem1160
unless its a turbo, right?

unless its a turbo, right?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By emem1160
Just to close things out for the future, are...

Just to close things out for the future, are there any turbo cartridges that would fit the 13c exhaust housing? (besides the 13c obviously). Makes for an easy turbo change not having to undo the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,804
Posted By emem1160
may be too late to the party but I am not a big...

may be too late to the party but I am not a big fan of a full front strut brace on a daily driver. why? sacrifices ride quality, wears out front suspension in weird areas. they are cool...in...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By emem1160
I am more interested to know how he lifted the...

I am more interested to know how he lifted the engine up that high without a hoist. Also, would one have to disconnect the transmission mount and unbutton the drive shaft to lift an engine this high...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By emem1160
PetiWW, thank you for pictures. Helps me...

PetiWW, thank you for pictures. Helps me understand what is under those vent grills. Makes me wonder how much leaves I have under there with no way of cleaning them. I do understand now how the water...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By emem1160
Is snow in the air vents bad for car blower?

This is my first winter daily driving my 240+T. I have noticed Volvo sold a "snow cover" for the air vents that are located near the hood. You know, where the blower takes air from outside...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By emem1160
http://alexnld.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/SKU2...

http://alexnld.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/SKU258454a.jpg

Ah, that's the tool I have seen in my toolbox. Makes sense and will now use it lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By emem1160
just remember, this is not a Ferrari. Usually...

just remember, this is not a Ferrari. Usually with old vo's the easy cheap fixes produce the best results/improvements
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By emem1160
that's the seat (bottom) cushion, right?

that's the seat (bottom) cushion, right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By emem1160
you say scrub...on what? The wheel wells?...

you say scrub...on what? The wheel wells? fenders?

Titans are huge, they were never made to be ran on a nice boxy 7, especially a lowered one with years of gravity
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By emem1160
Gotta love the old Volvo ads. I have a whole...

Gotta love the old Volvo ads. I have a whole collection of 240 ones.

But here is the 340 for those wondering
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By emem1160
I wish there was an easier way besides just...

I wish there was an easier way besides just tearing into both and seeing what is going on. Paying someone maybe?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By emem1160
Is there oil coming out of the tailpipe?

Is there oil coming out of the tailpipe?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By emem1160
are you using a catch can? I was, and the...

are you using a catch can? I was, and the condensation aka "mother's milk" froze and clogged up the whole PCV system and I got James Bond style smoke out the tailpipe. Thought turbo was bad, was not.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
240: pcv mod
Views: 2,034
Posted By emem1160
Did you leave the clogged block box as is or did...

Did you leave the clogged block box as is or did you cap it /block it off somehow?

Where did you get the 3 way fitting? or is it the stock plastic thingy?

Hard to drill the oil cap and weld?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By emem1160
+2 on the AMM. Unplugging the AMM, aka the MAF,...

+2 on the AMM. Unplugging the AMM, aka the MAF, will trigger the check engine light, so dont panic...

Find a used part off the "wanted" parts, no reason to not re use a good Bosch part.

Call...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By emem1160
Link does not work. I am interested to see this...

Link does not work. I am interested to see this "donor" piece you are talking about that would in theory be routed like a stock 740 turbo.

To answer your question, the vacuum /pressure (if you...
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