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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By Kenunot
Today I'm going to remove some fluid with a...

Today I'm going to remove some fluid with a turkey baster (I filled it past the max line) and play with it some more with the wheels in the air, I hope it is just air in the system- which is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By Kenunot
I drove the car again and looked over everything....

I drove the car again and looked over everything. Nothing is leaking, the pump belt tension seems ok but I did slightly over fill the reservoir. There is a pulsing / vibration coming through the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By Kenunot
240 power steering shimmy shimmy shake

1987 245 TRW rack I believe (logo on the tie-rod boots)

Turning the wheel to the right introduces some pulsing vibrations, it's not as pronounced (but still feels weird) when turning to the left....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By Kenunot
did you replace the thermostat? is the fan clutch...

did you replace the thermostat? is the fan clutch working?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By Kenunot
don't brake controllers mount under the dash? ...

don't brake controllers mount under the dash?



you could just leave it, but I would pull that crap out and plug any holes in the body with the right size grommet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By Kenunot
lol I wouldn't do that again. the corrugated...

lol I wouldn't do that again. the corrugated plastic is called split loom, and running a wire outside of the vehicles body is pretty amateurish. it is most definitely the leftovers of some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Kenunot
yeah, the whole gate is different isn't it

yeah, the whole gate is different isn't it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Kenunot
Hit up redwood chair on here, he or someone else...

Hit up redwood chair on here, he or someone else may have a good condition used replacement. I just threw out one in my parts hoard from an 87 with chrome trim and it was one piece.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 482
Posted By Kenunot
and high miles alone aren't really a thing to...

and high miles alone aren't really a thing to worry about with those cars. probably half the ones still being daily driven have over 200k.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Kenunot
they're separate circuits. the headlight relay...

they're separate circuits. the headlight relay that is more likely to cause problems is the one against the firewall in the passenger compartment on the driver's side under the rug. the hi-lo one...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 482
Posted By Kenunot
The owner notwithstanding, the interior and...

The owner notwithstanding, the interior and exterior of that car actually look pretty good. That being said, I would still pass on a 960 as a first Volvo. Find a 240 / 740 / 940 and get something...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Kenunot
The dimmer either works or it doesn't and it...

The dimmer either works or it doesn't and it sounds like yours works. As was said, it's likely bulbs are out. Connectors can also be corroded, just troubleshoot light by light. It took me a little to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Kenunot
What cars came with the smaller driveshafts, I've...

What cars came with the smaller driveshafts, I've never run into one? (any I've measured were 86+ and automatic though)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 953
Posted By Kenunot
lol I'm reading through it now, that's a long...

lol I'm reading through it now, that's a long thread. I think there was a discussion on here about mileage with some useful info but I can't find it now. My take away was that the biggest improvement...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 953
Posted By Kenunot
I remember reading a thread before where someone...

I remember reading a thread before where someone claimed a couple mpg's were picked up on a 245 by fashioning an under tray from the rear end to the underside of the bumper and lowering the front air...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By Kenunot
I may be mistaken on the size then. I am...

I may be mistaken on the size then. I am specifically referring to the fasteners for and around the instrument cluster and center console area that can be turned by the torx driver in the factory...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By Kenunot
T20's started showing up in the interiors of...

T20's started showing up in the interiors of 240's in the nineties, prior to that they were mostly philips
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Kenunot
from the instructions: ...

from the instructions:



http://pokerworks.com/w/articles/img/pw47/4b72e4a37.jpg

:lol: sorry Johnny
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By Kenunot
Oh good :lol: you shouldn't need to take any of...

Oh good :lol: you shouldn't need to take any of the switches apart, just shoot them with some DeOxit D5. The 2 harnesses I've fixed were just a matter of replacing wires and/or covering the missing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By Kenunot
^ Um that's broke dude. The switch that attaches...

^ Um that's broke dude. The switch that attaches to the lock tumbler is a one piece deal, your picture is of its guts. You may have been a little heavy handed getting it out.

Here's what it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By Kenunot
It could have been, tbh I never looked. I...

It could have been, tbh I never looked. I replaced both lines.

https://i.imgur.com/SEp7mr5.jpg

I did split some fuel line and put it over the cooling lines in roughly the same location as that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By Kenunot
my last (2) 240's each came with the ol' tubing...

my last (2) 240's each came with the ol' tubing and clamps on the transmission line fix, sometimes just tubing and zip ties :lol: this guy must have been a tbricker

https://i.imgur.com/QYrZLMe.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By Kenunot
I was lucky and was able to find good condition...

I was lucky and was able to find good condition used lines but I think I remember seeing pics and description of using flared fittings on cleanflametrap's site
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By Kenunot
Redwood Chair has a really good thread where he...

Redwood Chair has a really good thread where he preps one of his lumber wagons for paint and does this plus a number of things and has pics (or used to lol photobucket) and techniques that are really...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Kenunot
It can damage the ecu of a 240 as well as most...

It can damage the ecu of a 240 as well as most modern cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Kenunot
year and model

year and model
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Kenunot
Added to your dropbox :cool:

Added to your dropbox :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Kenunot
I have this greenbook from 1990 ...

I have this greenbook from 1990

http://i.imgur.com/AZHuc82.jpg

Is this helpful?

http://i.imgur.com/806XCnS.jpg

I could host the pdf somewhere if you want it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By Kenunot
It sounds like the bulb is installed upside down...

It sounds like the bulb is installed upside down into the headlight assembly if that is even possible. Pics?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By Kenunot
Yup. The 9004 bulb pins for tv screens are...

Yup. The 9004 bulb pins for tv screens are exactly backwards to the european H4 bulb for ecodes http://www.ohio.edu/people/ridgely/e-code.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Kenunot
I've camped alone and with a +1 in the back of my...

I've camped alone and with a +1 in the back of my 245 a number of times. Fold down the bench seat, unroll a self inflating air mattress and nighty night.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 621
Posted By Kenunot
My Camry and 245 are entirely held together by...

My Camry and 245 are entirely held together by the $5 box of harbor freight hose clamps and have been for years :e-shrug:

The most important part of cooling system maintenance is paying your AAA...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 621
Posted By Kenunot
Volvo coolant is the recommended but my other...

Volvo coolant is the recommended but my other cars are Toyota and the Volvo dealer is a much longer drive, so Toyota Red it is. Arguably the best you can buy for iron block / aluminum head and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Kenunot
They do when you're holding the tumbler upside...

They do when you're holding the tumbler upside down
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Kenunot
I'll take the 245 in for stuff that would require...

I'll take the 245 in for stuff that would require a serious investment in specialized tools like tires / alignments and I don't open up or attempt to service A/C myself (based on past experiences).
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Kenunot
I knew you'd have a picture of that thing. ...

I knew you'd have a picture of that thing.



I love Tarantino movies :-D Also makes your car easy to identify when you leave it for service. "Is the p*ssy wagon ready?"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Kenunot
Ha I remember futzing with that collar for too...

Ha I remember futzing with that collar for too long trying to get it back on myself. I pulled a lock tumbler and harness out of my parts box and snapped some pics for ya.

The tumbler as it sits in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Kenunot
It's good for quick and easy solo trailer hook...

It's good for quick and easy solo trailer hook ups and that's about it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Kenunot
fwiw the location and design of the cam has no...

fwiw the location and design of the cam has no effect on the quality and in the same post you linked to some 4 for $40 cameras that are literal garbage.

I've personally installed dozens of these...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Kenunot
Most cameras are made to mount on top of the...

Most cameras are made to mount on top of the license plate. I always run my wiring with the factory harness. Don't run exposed wires anywhere, cover them with split loom.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,872
Posted By Kenunot
Yeah it's a philski shoop. I've been obsessed...

Yeah it's a philski shoop. I've been obsessed with it ever since I saw it, and it is at the top of my own "things to do to a 240 before I die" list.

He's described it as being reminiscent of a...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,872
Posted By Kenunot
65 Riv style with that grill that philski...

65 Riv style with that grill that philski photoshopped all the way across

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/MktYvI6K91Y" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,872
Posted By Kenunot
http://i.imgur.com/CMvsYnM.gif

http://i.imgur.com/CMvsYnM.gif
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,872
Posted By Kenunot
That's actually not bad at all compared to the...

That's actually not bad at all compared to the price of ecodes, $365 pair + ship if I'm reading that right.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,872
Posted By Kenunot
http://i.imgur.com/sBgRCbd.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/sBgRCbd.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,772
Posted By Kenunot
browsing the sale threads or posting in the...

browsing the sale threads or posting in the wanted forum is the best place to find cheap, original parts especially if there aren't any 240's in the junkyards near you which there probably are not
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,772
Posted By Kenunot
Use a brass drift or you're making sparks in a...

Use a brass drift or you're making sparks in a place you probably shouldn't :-D
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Kenunot
Does either pump run when cranking? Also, the...

Does either pump run when cranking? Also, the pumps won't run if there isn't any spark.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Kenunot
Does your have a trailer hitch? The piggyback...

Does your have a trailer hitch? The piggyback sounds like someone tapped into those wires for a trailer connector. You could follow them and see where they go, they could be shorting to ground or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By Kenunot
That is a type of dual pole sealed bullet...

That is a type of dual pole sealed bullet connector. You can see if Dave Barton has something like that, I've gotten hard to find Volvo specific connectors from him in the past...
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