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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 175
Posted By dl242gt
Don't forget to put anit seize where the bolt...

Don't forget to put anit seize where the bolt passes through the sleeve. It won't get stuck again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By dl242gt
A thought I had was the roll pin in the cam...

A thought I had was the roll pin in the cam shearing. So it may have moved the cam timing even after you reset the timing belt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 49
Posted By dl242gt
You can have a brake line made to order if you...

You can have a brake line made to order if you can save the fittings. Some of the brake lines may also still be available. Other ways are to find a generic steel line at a local auto store that is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 137
Posted By dl242gt
For improved a/c you can upgrade to the variable...

For improved a/c you can upgrade to the variable orifice valve. It's a bit more money but still very affordable. I think mine was about $25 when I bought it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 557
Posted By dl242gt
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By dl242gt
Well done! That is the way to do it. If you are...

Well done! That is the way to do it. If you are going to change the return hose. Then you're miles ahead to do that other work. Should pass the glove test easily now.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By dl242gt
Try adjusting the air mass meter to have the 14.7...

Try adjusting the air mass meter to have the 14.7 idle mixture. The rest of your readings seem ok to me as well. 15.7 is too lean at idle though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 137
Posted By dl242gt
These systems only have a low side port. There is...

These systems only have a low side port. There is also no way to know how much 134 is in there. So it's easy to overfill the system if you just try to charge it. I just had my system vacuumed down...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 557
Posted By dl242gt
If the volvo tool is $90 that is almost half the...

If the volvo tool is $90 that is almost half the price it use to be. When I bought mine I paid about $175 for it. Do a couple of TAB jobs for some other folks and that will pay for the tool.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 647
Posted By dl242gt
In reading the thread it reminded me of a failed...

In reading the thread it reminded me of a failed denso I had. It was a 'rebuilt' alternator from an ebay selling. It worked fine at first on my 93 wagon. Then after about a year I started hearing a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 557
Posted By dl242gt
I also add in that the grease I use is the...

I also add in that the grease I use is the extreme pressure moly stuff. It's the stuff used for CV joints.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 647
Posted By dl242gt
The last alternator fail I had recently was a...

The last alternator fail I had recently was a generic bosch one on moms 244. The alternator shorted internally B+ to D+. The light never came on to warn you that it wasn't charging. With the key off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By dl242gt
To my understanding. Volvo only supplied that...

To my understanding. Volvo only supplied that part as the unit to screw into the roof. They called it the transmission or something like that. It's identical to the Golde sunroofs units used in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 557
Posted By dl242gt
Keep it greasy so it goes down easy. Frank...

Keep it greasy so it goes down easy.

Frank Zappa.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By dl242gt
For the cam sprocket and aux shaft sprocket. You...

For the cam sprocket and aux shaft sprocket. You can use an old timing belt. Wrap around the sprocket then wrap old belt around the large tensioner stud. Clamp the belt down onto the wrapped part on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 557
Posted By dl242gt
Just for your information. The center bolt on my...

Just for your information. The center bolt on my genuine volvo tool is considered the 'consumable' part of the tool. When the bolt on mine broke I got a new one from Baum tools. That is when I found...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By dl242gt
That is classic kjet stuff. :lol:

That is classic kjet stuff. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 647
Posted By dl242gt
When that happened to me it was a failed diode....

When that happened to me it was a failed diode. But what has failed the most on my denso alternators is the regulator. They have always failed suddenly on me.

As far as connections to check. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By dl242gt
:lol: The idea from volvo is to have the...

:lol:

The idea from volvo is to have the returning oil be below the level of the crank so it's not dripping oil against the splash of the crank. I agree some kind of return hose setup that would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By dl242gt
The steel line is fine. However, what you can...

The steel line is fine. However, what you can also consider is to get a line made up of the copper nickel material like the brake lines on the volvo. Then it will be easier to bend into shape for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By dl242gt
Volvo and Saab used an in hose sensor adapter....

Volvo and Saab used an in hose sensor adapter. That sensor had a few different temperature options. Volvo used it for the pusher fan on my 84 242 turbo. I think the Saab versions had more temperature...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By dl242gt
My favorite is the sludge filled coolant passage....

My favorite is the sludge filled coolant passage. Have it cleaned well so you can check for cracks. A machine shop tank. If it's not cracked anywhere then have it surfaced like suggested. You also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By dl242gt
The aftermarket ones split often enough that the...

The aftermarket ones split often enough that the rule of thumb response is volvo only on the oil separator box. I've resealed the top seam on the aftermarket ones with a soldering iron and they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By dl242gt
The temp sensor for that location is an overheat...

The temp sensor for that location is an overheat sensor to turn on a pusher fan with the cars like a 740/940 turbo. The temp it is rated at is too high to provide low speed fan cooling. You may be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, it dampens the vibrations so you don't feel...

Yes, it dampens the vibrations so you don't feel them in the pedal. It's not a required piece. More of a noise vibration and harshness part.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By dl242gt
Looks like the accumulator needs replacement as...

Looks like the accumulator needs replacement as well. An accumulator that rusty on the outside is rusty on the inside.

Car looks nice. You need to put the spacers on the headlight buckets so they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By dl242gt
Blowby wasn't the issue with my car. Without...

Blowby wasn't the issue with my car. Without being able to return the oil to the sump. You have no separation of gases and oil. Thus no crankcase ventilation. It is much easier to do what I did than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By dl242gt
FYI yes it is normal for it to have carb and...

FYI yes it is normal for it to have carb and engine on each side of the valve. Yours sounds like the original part.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By dl242gt
It's been a long time. But I seem to remember...

It's been a long time. But I seem to remember threads where people added a zener diode to limit the voltage value output on the air mass sensor so won't go to cutoff voltage.

You can also keep...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By dl242gt
How many miles are on the clutch? The throwout...

How many miles are on the clutch? The throwout bearing arm pivots on a ball shaped special bolt. That can wear and cause a very loose eventually failing pivot. I would check the bolt for being loose...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By dl242gt
The delay valve is just a check valve setup to...

The delay valve is just a check valve setup to affect the response of the boost switch. From your description it may be that the valve has failed or is backward. It should only flow in one direction...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By dl242gt
When I went to service the oil separator box and...

When I went to service the oil separator box and found the return hose completely clogged and was unable to clear it. I did this: https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=338673
Has been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 590
Posted By dl242gt
From my understanding the VR sensor signal is...

From my understanding the VR sensor signal is sent to the speedometer and the analog signal is changed to a digital one. Some model years also use a signal converter to make it a digital speed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By dl242gt
I bought the cam, IMS seal driver from Volvo....

I bought the cam, IMS seal driver from Volvo. Ordered it through Tasca. It was only about $45 plus shipping. The crank seal tool for B230 and rear main seal driver I bought from Baum Tools. They can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 590
Posted By dl242gt
Regina or LH2.4 injection system? If it is...

Regina or LH2.4 injection system?

If it is LH2.4 from what I understand. The speed signal goes to the speedometer where it is then sent on to the fuel computer and ezk. I would also try looking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By dl242gt
For removing the seals there is a nice tool that...

For removing the seals there is a nice tool that slips behind the seal and you can pull it right out. Otherwise just do the same thing with a small screwdriver. For installing make sure the seal...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By dl242gt
If you are looking overseas. Classic swede also...

If you are looking overseas. Classic swede also sells the same types of springs. Shipping from the UK will be less. I've never used the springs but I've bought from them and they were good to deal...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By dl242gt
I've also seen before the cat front pipes in...

I've also seen before the cat front pipes in stainless on ebay. I think some of the volvo venders sell that as well. The USA system became a setup where the pipe between the cat and front muffler is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,299
Posted By dl242gt
Just speaking from my own experience. The best...

Just speaking from my own experience. The best mileage I've gotten with a 240 is with an LH2.2 car which had the small rods and center thrust bearing. I would regularly get about 30 on the highway...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,911
Posted By dl242gt
It's nice to replace all eight shims so the new...

It's nice to replace all eight shims so the new cam has a new surface for the lobes to press against. But I've also just changed cams and run what ever shim was in there.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,911
Posted By dl242gt
There are two things about the valve lash. One is...

There are two things about the valve lash. One is checking and Volvo gives you a range say the above at 012-016 for example. Then if you are adjusting the spec is tighter. The 015 is a good mid spec...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By dl242gt
That's a good testing point then. Use the 2v a/c...

That's a good testing point then. Use the 2v a/c volts scale and see if you measure a signal from the rear axle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By dl242gt
In general when you bypass the circuit. It causes...

In general when you bypass the circuit. It causes the gauge to react properly to the engine. So you'll see the needle move about a bit more like for example as the thermostat opens and then temps...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By dl242gt
Sounds like the idle control is disabled and the...

Sounds like the idle control is disabled and the throttle plate is fully closed after the adjustment. Did you switch connectors possibly?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By dl242gt
I've had issues with the orange cam and IMS...

I've had issues with the orange cam and IMS seals. That was a few years ago. But the crank seals have worked fine for me on both ends of the crank. That said now I usually buy Volvo for the crank...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By dl242gt
When you install the seal. It may be that the...

When you install the seal. It may be that the crankshaft has a ridge from the lip of the seal using that surface for all these years. You can install the seal slightly deeper so the lip on the seal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By dl242gt
Very nice! Maybe we'll see that at a pagoda meet...

Very nice! Maybe we'll see that at a pagoda meet someday.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By dl242gt
The Skandix Simons sport system is mild steel...

The Skandix Simons sport system is mild steel over the axle kit. I've used two of them and they all lasted about 6-7 years. Genuine Volvo kits were over the axle as well but last time I bought...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By dl242gt
The air mass meter can cause missing and running...

The air mass meter can cause missing and running issues. The fact that number one starts firing when you disconnect the mass air sensor seems to tell me that it's failing. It would be good to check...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By dl242gt
You can replace the front suspension bushings in...

You can replace the front suspension bushings in any order. There are quite a few bushings to get. You will need front and rear control arm bushings. I would suggest anti roll bar link replacement...
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