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Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,795
Posted By bob davi
LFX 6-banger into a 240.??

Hello,

I did a quick search, but couldn't find anything on swapping a six cylinder LFX from a 2010-2016 Camaro into a 240. If you know anyone who has or is doing this, please get contact info if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By bob davi
SMEHA, Thanks for reply. It appears battery is...

SMEHA, Thanks for reply. It appears battery is not being charged; AutoZone closes in 5; we talked to previous owner who said light has been coming on/off for past 18 months but caused no problem....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By bob davi
Need assistance near Adelanto, CA

Need help; my daughter driving just purchased 1980 242 and AMP light is on; she's at AutoZone and they think it's alternator.

If any TB members near, please let me know. She's on way to China...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,331
Posted By bob davi
Hi Art, I just checked the front calipers;...

Hi Art,

I just checked the front calipers; they both have two "punch" marks on bottom of each half in same area as the marks in your post.., but...there was a bit of brake fluid dripping from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,331
Posted By bob davi
Not trying to "hi-jack", but......WOW...My son,...

Not trying to "hi-jack", but......WOW...My son, GroupA242, just did a massive brake job/overhaul on his car. It started out as "new pads and rotors" and quickly evolved into almost everything new,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,838
Posted By bob davi
I have no idea if the wiring on your car is the...

I have no idea if the wiring on your car is the same as an '83 240 turbo car, BUT ...we had a situation that sounds just like yours. we went thru fuel pumps, relays, swapped coils, etc...turned out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By bob davi
We, GroupA plus me, did some more on this window...

We, GroupA plus me, did some more on this window problem today..after much checking and swapping switches,etc...pass door motor and switch are good. Window will now go down smoothly from both pass...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,828
Posted By bob davi
I just have to ad a big THANKS to Keesue for the...

I just have to ad a big THANKS to Keesue for the information in this thread. I have emailed and talked to him on the phone as we have gone through our K-jet "growing pains", and he's always been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By bob davi
What to keep..Strippin 83/83 240..

Hello,

We are in final phase of stripping an 83 245GLT and an 84 244. I wanted some input on what to keep before the final burial. Both cars have 4speed/OD tranny in good shape.
Already taken...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,801
Posted By bob davi
Make sure to double check where the leak is...

Make sure to double check where the leak is coming from. My son was ready to pull PS rack from his 242 and replace with manual because he saw it leaking "from the boot"...closer inspection showed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,018
Posted By bob davi
So when in the JY, what years/series Volvos...

So when in the JY, what years/series Volvos should I look for as replacement radiators for 1983 2.1 turbo car?? Is "Nissens" a brand or did you mean "Nissan"?? :???:

This is a good info thread.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By bob davi
Thanks VB...I will check that..Once again trying...

Thanks VB...I will check that..Once again trying to think of why it runs about 4-5 minutes of actual driving. Car quit both times within 500 feet of same spot....gotta be a clue there.

Unless...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By bob davi
Anywhere from 50-70* outside air; tank is 3/4...

Anywhere from 50-70* outside air; tank is 3/4 full.

Bob
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By bob davi
Hello again, and welcome to "round two" of the...

Hello again, and welcome to "round two" of the fuel pump problem.

To refresh; this all started after we blew a couple fuel pump relays; they'd last about 2 minutes, then engine would stop. I went...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By bob davi
FWIW, I dont know if you have it back together,...

FWIW, I dont know if you have it back together, but it helps to put that drain pipe back on/in AFTER the manifold is fit to the head.....ask me how I know??:oops:

I'm sure someone has or can do it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 720
Posted By bob davi
Last minute Dallas/St.Louis run

Hello,

Sorry for late notice, but if anyone needs anything/parts taken to or brought back from St Louis area..I am driving out from north TX on Thursday afternoon, Apr 23..returning from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By bob davi
Hi VB, Just got back from O'Reilly...they...

Hi VB,

Just got back from O'Reilly...they had their brand of that Walbro 604, but I passed on it. I either want the Walbro or good used 949.

Thanks for checking and updating the thread/info....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By bob davi
Yep...I have a post in "wanted" and also PM'd a...

Yep...I have a post in "wanted" and also PM'd a few known parts guys, but no luck..so far.

Will most likely take Walbro 392 back today; it's in, but we haven't run fuel thru it. Maybe I'll be the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By bob davi
NICE...2 negative answers:-(...I'm glad O'Reilly...

NICE...2 negative answers:-(...I'm glad O'Reilly sells is as a "replacement".....oh well, it's got a lifetime warranty...

Thanks for info on 60PSI not being enough; that's what I was looking for....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By bob davi
WALBRO main pump for Kjet turbo car

Hello,

2.1 turbo Kjet main pump sounding weak...O"reilly had Walbro replacement..

GSL 392
21013-1 Made in USA

Anyone know if this will be okay?

I have a Walbro 255 in-tank in my Bucik...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By bob davi
WALBRO pump for Kjet main swap

Hello,

2.1 turbo Kjet main pump sounding weak...O"reilly had Walbro replacement..

GSL 392
21013-1 Made in USA

Anyone know if this will be okay?

I have a Walbro 255 in my Bucik turbo and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,818
Posted By bob davi
Hey, Throw me in that group of people who...

Hey,

Throw me in that group of people who may be mis-guided, but are trying to get the K-jet running like it was designed....just a little south of you in Texas, but we will risk the "border...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By bob davi
Grainger valve install question..b21 IC turbo

I posted this on "maint/non-perf" side..thought I might get more interest here..

Hello,

This is a follow up thread to my "5psi max boost" post; found that problem; turned out to be a hole on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 523
Posted By bob davi
Question on grainger valve install '83 2.1 turbo

Hello,

This is a follow up thread to my "5psi max boost" post; found that problem; turned out to be a hole on backside of vac/boost line on firewall. Couldn't see it til we turned line over while...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By bob davi
Hello, Thanks for the replies...I have been...

Hello,

Thanks for the replies...I have been out of town with work and famliy "stuff"..just got back and had to time to fool with car this afternoon,..found the problem. After searching under the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By bob davi
Boost maxed at 5PSI..B21 I-cooled turbo K-jet

Hello,

Just installed another turbo on our 242 because old unit had bad bearings and was causing oil smoking....ugly. It's a good unit off my old turbo wagon, but we cannot get boost over 5psi....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By bob davi
Hi, Thanks for the info on the flex line...

Hi,

Thanks for the info on the flex line fittings. We got the car running a few hours ago..don't see any smoke. Still can't get boost above 5psi, maybe the gage..it's a VDO and it worked fine a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By bob davi
While I'm here...does anyone make, or have a good...

While I'm here...does anyone make, or have a good idea for a flexible hose line for turbo oil feed??

Thanks, Bob
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By bob davi
Update to oil burning B21 turbo

I posted a few weeks back about a sudden oil burn in our '83 242. Everything checked out good for rings, and it was an intermittent thing, so with our recently machined head it didn't seem like seals...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By bob davi
1982 B21turbo/K-jet CPR numbers question

I have some questions about Control Pressure Reg, aka, the warmup regulator on an 82/83 B21 turbo K-jet engine. I just got another CPR from a known running car, but it's different than what I have on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By bob davi
Well, I've been out of town for four days, but my...

Well, I've been out of town for four days, but my son tells me the smoke has almost gone away. We're keeping an eye on burn rate and looking for seepage and leaks, but so far....it appears to be much...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By bob davi
UPDATE: Answers first: DET17, Yes ..block...

UPDATE: Answers first:

DET17, Yes ..block is "as is"..we just changed head. Did not smoke before like it does now. I didn't have a good handle on the rate of burn because we didn't have it long...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By bob davi
DET17 wrote;" My money says they buggered up the...

DET17 wrote;" My money says they buggered up the intake valve seals....high vacuum on decel is sucking the oil out of the head."
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By bob davi
K-jets...I got the head from the shop "ready to...

K-jets...I got the head from the shop "ready to go", so I figure a higly rec'd shop would have done it right, but..now I wonder. I called three local Volvo guys and they all rec'd this shop as first...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By bob davi
Update; Hi Smokey..I have not looked at rear...

Update;

Hi Smokey..I have not looked at rear main; just put a new one in recently when we did clutch job, and didn't notice any leaking when I was under the car this afternoon.

We did both warm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,122
Posted By bob davi
Is it making noise while driving?? Humming in...

Is it making noise while driving?? Humming in acceleration or decel?? If it's not humming/whining, I'd look for suspension bushings before I'd go swapping rears. JMO. When the bushings go bad, they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,034
Posted By bob davi
Our 242 gets 26 on the highway..at 75mph. I...

Our 242 gets 26 on the highway..at 75mph. I checked it three times with a GPS and while bringing it home versus our Honda odometer. We haven't done anything special, and the fuel system does need a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By bob davi
Oil burn B21FT; rings or turbo?

Hello,

Our B21 turbo/K-jet is using about a quart every 1000 miles. Head was machined and installed about 3K miles back, so I don;t think it's the guides/seals. I was wondering how to tell if it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By bob davi
How many miles of driving for you to burn a quart...

How many miles of driving for you to burn a quart of oil?? If it's burning a quart in less than 1500 miles, I wouldn't spend the $$ for synthetic, JMO. I use synthetics in "tight" engines, but if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By bob davi
Is the cable stretched...or does clutch grab very...

Is the cable stretched...or does clutch grab very close to floor?? These two conditions could cause problem getting into gear because clutch might not be releasing. Can you adjust the cable at all??...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,239
Posted By bob davi
Hmmm, 1. Politics, 2. religion 3....

Hmmm,

1. Politics,
2. religion
3. What oil to use and how often to change it....

Does your engine use/burn or leak oil...if so, no reason to run high $$ oil. Oils today are huge...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By bob davi
Hi gang, Thanks for the replies; the job is...

Hi gang,

Thanks for the replies; the job is complete. My son said it was pretty straight..they had to move AC compressor, but otherwise, pan came off and went on "as advertised". His buddy did go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By bob davi
2009 S-40 oilpan gasket

Hello,

Need some info; my son is going to help a friend replace the oil pan on a 2009 S40. The guy has the new pan(busted it during 4 day ice storm) but dealer told him there is no gasket..they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,558
Posted By bob davi
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I know Amsoil makes something you add to oil prior to changing...you dump it in and let engine idle 1500-2000rpm for about 15 minutes,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,526
Posted By bob davi
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Volvo GT,

I got called into work the other day, so gage went out today..two day FedX..maybe Saturday, but probably Monday delivery.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,526
Posted By bob davi
VolvoGT, Pressure gage is going to ship...

VolvoGT,

Pressure gage is going to ship tomorrow. I left for work before I got your message to send it; you should have it by Thurs-Friday. I will call you on shipping cost.

Let the FUN...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,222
Posted By bob davi
Wrong thread..I meant to post in teh fuel...

Wrong thread..I meant to post in teh fuel pressure therad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By bob davi
Hello York, My son and I just did the head...

Hello York,

My son and I just did the head gasket on our 83 2.1 turbo car a few months back. It was fairly "straight forward", but a few things do stand out as "memorable",aka, I picked the wrong...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,222
Posted By bob davi
As the OP already asked, is there another place...

As the OP already asked, is there another place on a 2.1 turbo to tap for an oil pressure gage?? I'm not worried about comparing gages, I just want to know is there another source for an oil pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,526
Posted By bob davi
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Hello,

Yes..I have the test gage and was just about to send it back to SmokeyFan...if VolvoGT needs it, give me a call and I will ship it out.
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