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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2018, 09:11 PM
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Leaving coolant drained

Working on a 1999 V70 ( NA ) and as I need to replace the radiator and also decided on doing the heater core as it is showing signs of having been in the car for some time - would it be alright to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Perhaps check the local wreckers for any 740/...

Perhaps check the local wreckers for any 740/ 760T up to I believe 1987 for those solid engine mounts, we have a 760T waiting to be relieved of some parts, including those mounts, might get them...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
HINT: Make certain you use only the Volvo OEM...

HINT: Make certain you use only the Volvo OEM head gasket, failures have occurred even with good quality Elring versions or equivalent, unfortunately, one does not want to do it twice! Also insure...
Forum: showroom 03-19-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 625,143
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
I know - sometimes you try and get nowhere and...

I know - sometimes you try and get nowhere and then somebody buys it, so I know the feeling! At least it will serve other Volvos before going off into scrap. Will be taking as much as is reasonably...
Forum: showroom 03-19-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 625,143
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Went to reply earlier today on that 940 but it...

Went to reply earlier today on that 940 but it was deleted - 200 - missed a good parts car. However I did buy a 1985/6 760T sedan, gray with black interior which is quite good overall and that car...
Forum: showroom 02-18-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 625,143
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Before I throw these in the For Sale section I...

Before I throw these in the For Sale section I thought just maybe some locals might be interested - I have one complete mirror assembly and three mirrors for the older 240s, pre '80 or so, the older...
Forum: showroom 01-23-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 625,143
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Sometime in the next week or so I will be getting...

Sometime in the next week or so I will be getting rid of the 1991 944 GLE 16V I stripped for parts - not much left and it needs to be able to roll out but there could be something on it someone might...
Forum: showroom 12-28-2017, 03:01 PM
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Anyone local happen to have a wiper switch for a...

Anyone local happen to have a wiper switch for a 245? This one is a 1993 in case it matters. As you can imagine, not much fun at this time of the year having non working wipers!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
B234F head removal

After searching here and online for something definitive I have yet to find a comprehensive outline on removing a 16v head safely, I just want to insure it is done without any possible damage. I know...
Forum: showroom 10-12-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,671
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Anyone interested in a grey cloth interior from...

Anyone interested in a grey cloth interior from a 1994 945? Had to use the driver's seat but have the passenger as well as complete rear assembly, pretty good condition as well. Yours for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2017, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
I had two used calipers that were known to work...

I had two used calipers that were known to work fine and installed them, problem persists although not as severe, cleaned abs sensors up front as well, also checked wheel bearing play and tie rod...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
It also seems to be coming from the left side...

It also seems to be coming from the left side only - I will be changing the entire strut assembly on both sides from another 240 I just scrapped that had good suspension up front, newish ball joints,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Thank yu guys for the advice - odd that it did it...

Thank yu guys for the advice - odd that it did it before though it seems a bit worse since the brake job - never ran into this particular issue and have done a good number of rotor/pad replacements...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
"Pulsating" front brakes after brake job

I have a 1993 245 that had a odd on and off sensation when I first drove the car after it had been parked for four years - bought it from another owner. Sort of a pulsating in the pedal along with an...
Forum: showroom 09-14-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 625,143
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
By the way, anyone have a cross bar for a later...

By the way, anyone have a cross bar for a later 245 wagon? A piece of concrete fell from the ceiling in the parking area and dented it quite nicely, and the roof as well - wondering if there might be...
Forum: showroom 09-14-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 625,143
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
I saw a 1971 142S - might be injected E model...

I saw a 1971 142S - might be injected E model though just sitting in a state of limbo seemingly on Still Creek Road in Burnaby, just around the Lordco store but across the street, if you drive off of...
Forum: showroom 09-07-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 625,143
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Should be stripping a 1990 244 this coming Sunday...

Should be stripping a 1990 244 this coming Sunday - keeps getting delayed but I am hopeful it will happen this time - let me know if you might want the short block from this car -pretty sure we will...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Turbo engine in '93 245

I have read a few threads posted about swapping the NA engine/ transmission for a 940 turbo version - in my case the engine would be from a 1991 940 SE. Outside of the down pipe, inter cooler and...
Forum: showroom 08-23-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 625,143
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
billkaz - Door mirrors are manually adjustable...

billkaz - Door mirrors are manually adjustable if that is what you are looking for, the felt pads can be sold as well - will check with my brother as it is his car and let you know soon. We will be...
Forum: showroom 08-23-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 625,143
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Cleared a few older messages so you can now PM me!

Cleared a few older messages so you can now PM me!
Forum: showroom 08-22-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3,671
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
I believe they are different, but will check on...

I believe they are different, but will check on that - bumper shocks should be the same. Have a 1993 245 so I will take a look. I think the later post 1986 models may work, assuming you do not have a...
Forum: showroom 08-22-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 625,143
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Also parting out a 1990 244 - the engine is a bit...

Also parting out a 1990 244 - the engine is a bit noisy when cold, piston slap and again, some parts that will be kept are the LH 2.4 system, radiator, front strut assembly, rear shocks and Virgo...
Forum: showroom 08-22-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,671
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Just a heads up on a 1991 940 GLE 16V sedan that...

Just a heads up on a 1991 940 GLE 16V sedan that will be parted out sometime around mid September, until then I need to have it intact and running where I live. The car has 411,000 odd km on it but...
Forum: showroom 08-11-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 625,143
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Looking for a pair of rear springs for the 1993...

Looking for a pair of rear springs for the 1993 245 - anyone have some good ones? I noticed the the car is sagging. Hoping to find something before the end of August when I replace the shocks....
Forum: showroom 07-21-2017, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Does anyone know how common options such as power...

Does anyone know how common options such as power mirrors, A/C and cruise control are on a 1993 245? Just picked one up a week ago on Craigslist for 1,000 ( asking price ). I knew it would not last...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 217
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Nice 940, very tastefully done and I read your...

Nice 940, very tastefully done and I read your progress with interest - we have a 1994 945T that is also being slowly modified, staying with the auto transmission though. Something you might want to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
The original springs were getting rather soft and...

The original springs were getting rather soft and sagging so when the overload ones were offered for sale locally simply decided to try them, no doubt they are passable with enough weight in the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
DET17 - thank you for your insight, I should...

DET17 - thank you for your insight, I should mention getting older as well and although having the car handle better certainly do not need my kidneys shaken! Actually looking at those Eiker Classic...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
945T shocks and springs

I have a 1994 945T with stock springs up front and IPD overloads in the rear, Bilstein HDs front and back. What I am hoping to find is a smoother more compliant ride as I find the current setup...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Thank you for taking the time to post numbers and...

Thank you for taking the time to post numbers and hopefully I will find one - I have the banjo bolt etc. and concerning the original hydraulic mounts I have to mention THAT was a dumb idea - they do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Banjo bolt washer - oil filter adapter housing

I seem to recall that the large bolt ( 32mm? ) that holds the oil filter housing to the block on 7/900 turbos is no longer available from Volvo, anyone know the size and if there is something...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Removing heat shield

Since removing the pre heat hose to the air box has anyone ever removed the entire assembly from the exhaust manifold? Looking at the design it would definitely make accessing the manifold area...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
FCP solid engine mounts

Did a solid engine mount swap on the '94 940, certainly do not miss the hydraulic set up. Currently using the cheap FCP mounts but are the oem Volvo ones worth it? There does seem to be more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Wiring Euro head lights

Did Volvo use a relay in the headlight circuit in 1994? I would like to install one when I tap into the alternator to power the lights instead of the usual voltage robbing circuit that typically goes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2016, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 874
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Installing earlier oil cooler

I have a 1995 960 and wonder if anyone has tried to install the earlier '92-'94 design that has a proper air cooled radiator style that mounts under the rad support area - the inlet and outlet hoses...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2016, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Non fog Euro headlights - signal lens attachment

I noticed that the Euro headlight housing is different where the signal lens attach - would the fog style signals work with them? I know they are are angled slightly so probably not. I could take...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 674
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
1995+ Brake pedal assembly & booster

I was wondering if anyone has used the pedal bracket assembly from a 1995 and up 960 in a 940? I have one, as well as the booster, from a 1996 960 and noticed the top part of the pedal bracket has a...
Forum: showroom 10-23-2016, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Daily driver 1995 960, picked up for 500 Cdn. ...

Daily driver 1995 960, picked up for 500 Cdn. Seems well maintained with 177,000 odd km. gray interior in great shape. Needs tires soon and front rotors, maybe pads, and I changed the oil,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Thank you everyone for the help - especially...

Thank you everyone for the help - especially moedmus - it did indeed turn out to be one of the cleaned injectors, number 4 cylinder to be exact. Swapped in one of the original injectors and that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Changed plugs, wires, injectors now runs rough

I was wondering what might be happening to my 1994 945 Turbo as is is running as though it is on three cylinders does not respond readily to the throttle although the rpm will increase.


This...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,075
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Rich is still working on it - updated to a 1995...

Rich is still working on it - updated to a 1995 harness along with some upgrades from late '90's 940s via the U.K. such late ecu, rear trim speakers ( at hatch ) etc. Hopefully he will bring us up to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 934
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Wheel spacers for 945 T

I have been searching the internet looking for information on spacer width using Volvo oem 17" Pegasus wheels and from what i have read 25mm hub centric should work front and rear - I just wanted to...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,075
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Not to take away from Rich's thread - just some...

Not to take away from Rich's thread - just some images from the evening last week when we dropped off the 745 T along with some shots of the 945, which smelled so clean inside I almost did not want...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,075
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Rich - I thought you might want to have a few...

Rich - I thought you might want to have a few images of the 945 when Craig and I first checked it out in early 2012. It was being used as a convenient storage facility by the then owner. I have no...
Forum: showroom 05-10-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,671
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Your welcome! And when I saw those particular...

Your welcome! And when I saw those particular wheels and an IPD sticker on the tailgate I had a strong feeling it belonged to someone who frequented Turbobricks.
Forum: showroom 05-10-2015, 07:11 PM
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
And just think how popular you would be in...

And just think how popular you would be in parking lots - no one would want to be near it! That red 245 was spotted 2 blocks East of Commercial Drive near Veneables.
Forum: showroom 05-10-2015, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
Another selection of Volvos I came across riding...

Another selection of Volvos I came across riding around:


http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e348/RemoWilliams85/IMG_0015%202_zps10pe8dif.jpg...
Forum: showroom 03-30-2015, 11:05 PM
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Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
I did not bother to check if I had posted some of...

I did not bother to check if I had posted some of these earlier but almost positive I have not - from the last year or so during my many cycling rides around the lower mainland.


...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
1993 B230FT into 1989 745 Turbo

I just wanted to ask about compatibility of the LH2.2 with a later b230ft, outside of swapping the distributor I believe I also have to swap the ecu temperature sensor? I have the complete vehicle...
Forum: events 09-24-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,675
Posted By Turbo'd 24erty4er
I will try and bring the 5.0 L powered '78 245 -...

I will try and bring the 5.0 L powered '78 245 - the weather looks like it will co operate that day.
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