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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:48 PM
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Posted By 2turbotoys
Distilled water and a microfiber cloth works...

Distilled water and a microfiber cloth works really well unless you are spraying goo around your interior that requires a chemical or soap to remove. I have a small spray bottle for the water.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ok thanks. I got the allen in fine, I just can't...

Ok thanks. I got the allen in fine, I just can't plug the hole back up. I probably shouldn't yet anyway I guess.

I'll try the Greenbook procedure using the bypass relay next, I figured it needed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
So here is what happened today so far. Found...

So here is what happened today so far.

Found the dwell hookup wire in front of the brake booster, hooked up the meter.
I unplugged the O2 sensor, started the car, and adjusted the screw to 14.3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
So my buddys shop has been booked solid, so I'll...

So my buddys shop has been booked solid, so I'll just go for it on my own. Whatever blocks the dwell adjustment screw has been removed, so obviously someone has been messing with it, so I have no...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,870
Posted By 2turbotoys
Some news, I scored a big brake kit for this car,...

Some news, I scored a big brake kit for this car, I got a Z17 kit this time. Respect due to Homer for creating the adapters and instructions, this swap is documented on Davebarton.com. For those that...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By 2turbotoys
Nice run! :cool: I got nothing else to add.

Nice run! :cool: I got nothing else to add.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By 2turbotoys
I got that tool, it's dam nice.

I got that tool, it's dam nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By 2turbotoys
I had the same problem with Eurosport Tunings...

I had the same problem with Eurosport Tunings Stage 3 tune....it ran like a stock car with no tune, slow. Tried for about 9 months, many many tunes. The tuner tried to blow me off saying something...
Forum: showroom 06-10-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 64,575
Posted By 2turbotoys
Very good try but nothing on the roof! :-P

Very good try but nothing on the roof! :-P
Forum: showroom 06-09-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,234
Posted By 2turbotoys
Nice! Can't wait to remove my B21

Nice! Can't wait to remove my B21
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By 2turbotoys
https://www.elevatecars.com/elevate-volvo-v50-t5-k...

https://www.elevatecars.com/elevate-volvo-v50-t5-k16-turbo-upgrade.html

It comes with a tune so I assume they figured it out, it's been out a few years so hopefully has the bugs worked out.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By 2turbotoys
K16 upgrade worth the $$? V50 T5 AWD

Just wondering if anyone here has done the K16 upgrade on a V50 T5, I have an '06 T5 AWD automatic trans. I already have a Eurosport Tuning Stage 1 tune, DO33 intercooler, 3" DP, Mototec exhaust,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By 2turbotoys
Anytime. My old '70's 242's didn't have those...

Anytime. My old '70's 242's didn't have those valves, so since I replaced all the lines, pump, nozzles, etc, I just want max performance from the system lol, a bit silly but it is a very noticeable...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks for the p/n's. I like the 7/9 one better...

Thanks for the p/n's. I like the 7/9 one better so ordered that. I will definitely run a filter also, just replaced every part in the system except the reservoir, that got a thorough cleaning.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By 2turbotoys
It helps the washer fluid lines stay full so the...

It helps the washer fluid lines stay full so the fluid doesn't drain back down to the reservoir. Saves a few seconds of running the pump, squirts faster. (Insert squirting faster joke here)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By 2turbotoys
I bought touch up paint from paintscratch.com for...

I bought touch up paint from paintscratch.com for my '79 242 Carlsbad yellow 242, and my '78 Porsche Viper Green 242. I picked the single stage paint and they are both a very good match, these guys...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By 2turbotoys
Part number request, windshield washer check valve

I'm redoing the windshield washer system on my '78 242 and wanted to include a check valve from a newer car. I have 2 of them but after inspection the diaphragms are bad, I can't remember what cars I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,870
Posted By 2turbotoys
I would advise registering the car in a state...

I would advise registering the car in a state with realistic emissions laws. Can you register as an antique? That's what I did in PA, no emissions or inspection ever again.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 20,473
Posted By 2turbotoys
:) Very cool car! Thanks for the pics.

:) Very cool car! Thanks for the pics.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 20,473
Posted By 2turbotoys
Nice work! That is going to be a really nice car....

Nice work! That is going to be a really nice car. The problem is that we can't see what the overall car looks like! All the PhotoSuckIt links in the beginning of the thread are broken. Fix them,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By 2turbotoys
I got dam tired of replacing the K Jet fuel pump...

I got dam tired of replacing the K Jet fuel pump relay so I did this: https://www.240turbo.com/fuelpumprelay.html
I had a 30 A Bosch 5 pin relay sitting around so you shrink wrap the center pin and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,870
Posted By 2turbotoys
So I kinda threw myself outta wack with my build...

So I kinda threw myself outta wack with my build thread when I decided to change cars or "swap horses in midstream" as RWC said, I'll attempt to pull it back together now. A few pics of the "new" '78...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
Wow, thanks! That helps a lot.

Wow, thanks! That helps a lot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
My friend who owns a shop helping me with the LS...

My friend who owns a shop helping me with the LS swap isn't intimidated by the adjustments so looks like I will take it there and do it myself with him...I just think it will be a s***show, but you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
I guess that's next. I'm debating struggling...

I guess that's next. I'm debating struggling through it myself, or dropping it off at a local shop (20 minutes away) I found who has a great rep for working on K Jet cars. Kind of leaning towards...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
You must have seen it before I edited it, when...

You must have seen it before I edited it, when done the correct way (vacuum hoses removed and plugged) timing is 12 deg, which I believe is correct
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
So that didn't go well. Drives exactly the same,...

So that didn't go well. Drives exactly the same, the only thing that changed is the transition from weak performance to the car barely running is more pronounced. The longer I drive, the less power...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
Before I drive the car today, I decided to get...

Before I drive the car today, I decided to get the idle to 900 RPM and check the timing. 1 3/4 turns of the screw later, it idles at the proper speed. The timing light shows the timing is at 5. So...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks! How did you make that list? Want to do it...

Thanks! How did you make that list? Want to do it for my 242
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
:omg: To the rescue again... That must be the...

:omg: To the rescue again... That must be the problem! I'll PM you about those
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
Thanks! I may need a boot, mine looks great but...

Thanks! I may need a boot, mine looks great but it seems to have shrunk? IDK if they do that but I can't get the dam thing on right, it's barely sealed. I am hoping its close to being done, I will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
The weather is supposed to be much better...

The weather is supposed to be much better tomorrow, I can't wait to drive it and see what progress has been made!

The afr was behaving like that the last time I drove it, leaned out really bad...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
It does, thanks. So with the test gauge in...

It does, thanks.

So with the test gauge in the correct position, :oops:, it runs much better, could actually drive it now. Seems that replacing the injectors and seals helped a bit as well as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
Ya, it was set for line pressure. I tried to do...

Ya, it was set for line pressure. I tried to do another vid but messed it up, gonna let the car cool down completely and do another. It did seem to run better, (facepalm) I didn't realize I was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
After sticking my ear up on the intake manifold...

After sticking my ear up on the intake manifold it does sound like there is a leak somewhere, so I tried to get the boot onto the throttle body better, it just doesn't fit at all. Seats well on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
Pressure regulator is an 004, for B21F '78 to...

Pressure regulator is an 004, for B21F '78 to '80.
The test results for the control pressure are a bit tricky to read. The 2 Greenbook references are pictured below. The 1st one is probably better,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
I tested all the fuel pressures using the...

I tested all the fuel pressures using the Greenbook and the numbers matched up, I can . My tach is set definitely set for 4 cyl, the engine is idling very low, the sound isn't good on the vid. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
The fuel pressure is correct, in kp/cm^2. The...

The fuel pressure is correct, in kp/cm^2.
The whistle is the metal cooling fan
I just checked the idle RPM with a tach, its 550 RPM
The belt squeal is bad bushings, I gotta put them in asap, that...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,357
Posted By 2turbotoys
The Mustang MC I bought was over a 1" bore, I...

The Mustang MC I bought was over a 1" bore, I bought it from Rockauto, and they had the bores listed. I bought the largest one. I revisited those MC's and most are not listed anymore.. I do not have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 984
Posted By 2turbotoys
Just curious, what happened to your LH diagnostic...

Just curious, what happened to your LH diagnostic port? If that not there it makes me wonder a lot about the wiring in your car. AN LH 2.4 has an ODB 2 socket? Then use the Bluetooth dongle and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
Assuming the compression is good (I think its...

Assuming the compression is good (I think its fine because of even #s), which I will figure out tomorrow, what would be my next step?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 927
Posted By 2turbotoys
Zipties not included

Zipties not included
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 29,920
Posted By 2turbotoys
Very cool wagon! Love the color. Gonna be a very...

Very cool wagon! Love the color. Gonna be a very nice sleeper
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 927
Posted By 2turbotoys
Is that shipped?

Is that shipped?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
Haynes manual says CR is 7.5. But with warm...

Haynes manual says CR is 7.5. But with warm engine and throttle wedged open its supposed to have a minimum of 128 psi, max 180 if I remember correctly. I'll redo the test with cold engine and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
I didn't prop it open, and the engine was cold. I...

I didn't prop it open, and the engine was cold. I didn't know I should have until looking up what the #'s were supposed to be. At that point the battery was really low and I didn't get a chance to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 927
Posted By 2turbotoys
:cheers:

:cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 927
Posted By 2turbotoys
It's not a hassle, welcome to TB :volvo:

It's not a hassle, welcome to TB :volvo:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,470
Posted By 2turbotoys
What should be my next step? I kinda want to...

What should be my next step?
I kinda want to turn the idle up a bit, and turn the fuel adjustment screw to make it a bit richer like Dmann said, but a bit nervous about making a bigger mess. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By 2turbotoys
Wish they made a brown!

Wish they made a brown!
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