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Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 733
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: 422
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: 450
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: 11
Views: 1,938
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: 565
Posted By greasegram
I’d double check for leaks there. On 2 of the 3...

I’d double check for leaks there. On 2 of the 3 2.4 cars I’ve bought, I’ve gotten for crazy good deals because “they won’t run right”. 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: 565
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, 11:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,392
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, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
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, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
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, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By greasegram
What colour is the smoke

What colour is the smoke
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
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, 03:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,020
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, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
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, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,302
Posted By greasegram
Buy em from ben

Buy em from ben
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
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, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By greasegram
242 GTs in Australia I think

242 GTs in Australia I think
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
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, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By greasegram
Tinnitus

Tinnitus
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
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, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
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, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
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, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
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, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
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 07-11-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
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, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
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, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
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, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
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, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
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, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
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, 09:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,974
Posted By greasegram
Who makes them?

Who makes them?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
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, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,318
Posted By greasegram
Why not repair the existing manifold?

Why not repair the existing manifold?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
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, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
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, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
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, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
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, 10:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,526
Posted By greasegram
locals only bro- no kooks allowed

locals only bro- no kooks allowed
Forum: website & board 05-26-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,526
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, 02:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,526
Posted By greasegram
I say tbricks follows Vs idea.. ban him

I say tbricks follows Vs idea.. ban him
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,945
Posted By greasegram
That blue with those wheels looks so good. Nice...

That blue with those wheels looks so good. Nice work man
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By greasegram
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=316...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=316437
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By greasegram
Either you change them again in 10000 miles, or...

Either you change them again in 10000 miles, or you buy these, and don't.

https://www.kaplhenke.com/collections/240/products/240-spherical-offset-strut-mounts
Forum: website & board 05-20-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,526
Posted By greasegram
Or just do what Vs did

Or just do what Vs did
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,682
Posted By greasegram
I know the heads typically go on these things....

I know the heads typically go on these things. They sound great, not very fast though. Guys in Sweden get good power out of them. I say go for it, I want one but I can't find one local to me.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,646
Posted By greasegram
It's really not too complicated. My donor car...

It's really not too complicated. My donor car didn't have SRS, but my other car did. There's instructions on how to disable SRS if you're nervous about it going off. Other than that, SRS doesn't get...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,646
Posted By greasegram
On my car, the brake pedal and clutch pedal are...

On my car, the brake pedal and clutch pedal are attached. You should be able to disconnect the clutch pedal, and unbolt it. Easiest way to access it is to remove the drivers seat and lay on your...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,646
Posted By greasegram
Is yours a hydro or cable clutch?

Is yours a hydro or cable clutch?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,646
Posted By greasegram
That's what I remember doing. If I were you I'd...

That's what I remember doing. If I were you I'd leave the auto box in place, cut the brake pedal and bolt in the clutch pedal. It's good and solid, I've had no issues for the past 2 years
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,646
Posted By greasegram
If I remember correctly, I was able to get the...

If I remember correctly, I was able to get the entire pedal box out by dropping the steering column. The pedals have pins that attached them to the brake booster/master cylinder and clutch cable
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,646
Posted By greasegram
cutting the auto brake pedal with a grinder to...

cutting the auto brake pedal with a grinder to the size of the standard pedal works well enough that you can fit the factory brake pedal pad on it. If you cut it far enough towards the gas pedal it's...
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