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Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By VolvoEmpire
I had a carbed p1800 with a crane cams electronic...

I had a carbed p1800 with a crane cams electronic ignition system for a few years, I grew to love the ease and reliability of the system as well as the great sounds.

My plan was to see if I could...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,201
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Look feller, there are many ways to do it. I have...

Look feller, there are many ways to do it. I have googled my gaggle off. Looking for some first hand experience, to see what the best routes not using that single Weber carb kit that costs 650$ but...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,201
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Any idea how they ran ignition timing on those...

Any idea how they ran ignition timing on those guys? Points? Bosch?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,201
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Noted. Itís definitely cammed already I havnt...

Noted. Itís definitely cammed already I havnt popped it open to see whatís in it yet though. Itís an 81 mpg motor the guy who sold it to me said he had a new rebuilt head on it before he gave up on...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,201
Posted By VolvoEmpire
List 1. Penta intake 2. Two carbs...

List

1. Penta intake

2. Two carbs Mikuni/solex Weber? Best recommendation

3. Ignition timing (what do the boats use)? Would a good aftermarket one be cheap and easy?

4. Fuel pressure,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,201
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Gathering a parts list for KJet to Carb

I revived a 76í 245 dL got it run and drive for the first time in decades.
The kjet system however is pretty tired, lots of erratic idling not so smooth power delivery.

So rather than gathering...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,749
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Thank you for the tip!

Thank you for the tip!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,749
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Bow in hood repairable?

Is it possible to repair a slightly bowed (but not creased) hood?

I have a 76 245 Iím restoring which had some seized hold hinges that lead to a slight curvature on both sides of the good. Is this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Transmission flange compatibility question

I found a really really cheap m46 I could potentially purchase for my 76 245. The thing is someone pulled the output flange to use on another car. So the question is, I have an 87 aw71 and I have the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,937
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Just keep it at full pressure until it explodes...

Just keep it at full pressure until it explodes in the trunk during the next heat wave.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,092
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Back when I had mine someone had put in a manual...

Back when I had mine someone had put in a manual choke, probably because that sort of thing occurs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,632
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Just convert it to EV.

Just convert it to EV.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,547
Posted By VolvoEmpire
My seats are mismatched and the one with the...

My seats are mismatched and the one with the pattern looks like a racoon ate it. Does anyone have the seat pattern laying around?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,547
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Resources for early 245 interior.

I am trying to locate some early 245 interior . . the early ribbed seats that came in wagons from 75-77 does anyone know any companies that manufacture these skins?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,771
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Who needs a computer anyway? 🔥🔥

Who needs a computer anyway? 🔥🔥
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,771
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Anyone an LH2.2 Master?? Im pretty stuck.

My friend and I (fellow t bricker) were chasing down a few issues on my plus T (87 244 b230ft w/5spd m47 manual Ignition=ezk117 ecu= lh2.2 541) the other day. I had replaced the clogged up crank case...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,268
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Troubleshooting LH2.2 +T with ezk117 (no fuel)

My friend and I (fellow t bricker) were chasing down a few issues on my plus T (87 244 b230ft w/5spd m47 manual Ignition=ezk117 ecu= lh2.2 541) the other day. I had replaced the clogged up crank...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,575
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Noticed I had pre detonation So I disconnected boost... . found out why.

So I noticed knock and rattle followed by unusual oil pressure leading to excessive oil loss on my way back from my 3 hour trip to Kansas city. Disconnected the boost, and took her easy over the next...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By VolvoEmpire
How would I properly take afr readings from my...

How would I properly take afr readings from my system?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By VolvoEmpire
I'm thinking there's actually something wrong...

I'm thinking there's actually something wrong maybe, because I can't do like 4lbs lol.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By VolvoEmpire
It's an earlier garrett style one With the big...

It's an earlier garrett style one
With the big external Piersons cbv that came off an 87 740.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Pressure regulator is from a 940 turbo, and the...

Pressure regulator is from a 940 turbo, and the injectors were off a 2.5turbo s60. I checked the injectors, confirmed they are for the turbo s60 models.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Injectors are orange.

Injectors are orange.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Yes I checked it, very minimal takes a minute to...

Yes I checked it, very minimal takes a minute to decide whether or not it actually has play.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By VolvoEmpire
detonation under very low boost?

B230ft in volvo 244 1987 lh2.2 Ezk117 with matching turbo ECU injectors from s60 turbo.

No vacuum leaks, runs very smoothly and quiet otherwise.

I have disconnected the boost as of currently...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,041
Posted By VolvoEmpire
lol yeah that was me. Sorry if you wanted that...

lol yeah that was me. Sorry if you wanted that engine harness. . . . It got so hot while I was pulling stuff, I got frustrated and cut it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,192
Posted By VolvoEmpire
+T knock under higher accell.

87 244 with b230ft LH2.2 ezk117 turbo ecu

I'm getting a mild knock under higher rpms kind of appears then levels out. Every once and a while itill throw out a couple random ones under decel. Its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,041
Posted By VolvoEmpire
I agree I think it has to be the box. ( no flame...

I agree I think it has to be the box. ( no flame trap on this model ) does anyone know of any of the big box retailers sell oil separators?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2017, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,041
Posted By VolvoEmpire
I just resealed the whole engine a few months...

I just resealed the whole engine a few months ago, no real issues until today. It seems like it's coming from a few places, which is why I was suspecting an excessive pressure issue. Driving around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,639
Posted By VolvoEmpire
lol I'm trapped in Kc in need of help too.

lol I'm trapped in Kc in need of help too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,041
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Help! in KCMO 87 240 b230ft

Started spilling a really concerning amount of oil out my +t all of the sudden. Seems to be coming from "most places" on the block side of things.

Crank case breathing issue?? Any advice or...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,720
Posted By VolvoEmpire
. .. I don't mean hack up your front end! I mean...

. .. I don't mean hack up your front end! I mean you have giant square plastic lenses. You could paint them. . . cut the lenses, insert a bucket from any 60's 70's car or truck with the right...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,720
Posted By VolvoEmpire
What is Ross from friends doing to that car?

What is Ross from friends doing to that car?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,720
Posted By VolvoEmpire
If you modify your lights. . . you can put in...

If you modify your lights. . . you can put in what ever bulb you desire. If you just want glass ones get e-codes, or swap with a different year. . . . making sure your grill and hood work with them....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Actually it's #6 and 14 I'm trying to track down.

Actually it's #6 and 14 I'm trying to track down.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By VolvoEmpire
740 external cbv turbo pipe.

Does anyone make one of these still? or have a part number for one? I have the Garrett turbo with the external cbv and i'm running kind of a ghetto looking t made with exhaust pipe and jb weld. . . ....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,797
Posted By VolvoEmpire
I grabbed some from a turbo s60 for my +t . . ....

I grabbed some from a turbo s60 for my +t . . . They work nicely. Also there's loads of s60s at the jyard, and the injectors are easy to get too.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,402
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Simons 240 turbo exhaust or suggestion.

Trying to find a place to order a simons turbo exhaust into the USA, anyone know a good site for it?

I just plus T'd my 87 244, and I'm looking for a decent turbo back exhaust that won't cost me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,746
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Hey thanks man, I may have some time to whip up a...

Hey thanks man, I may have some time to whip up a set of those this weekend. I'll be sure to tow it back with my 244 so I look like a weirdo towing the same car I'm driving.
Forum: showroom 08-03-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,937
Posted By VolvoEmpire
I'm into a towbar. Shoot those pics over! It...

I'm into a towbar. Shoot those pics over! It would be good to have one as a backup in case the road warrior method doesn't pan out.
Forum: showroom 08-03-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,937
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Well assuming it has brakes, I was planning on...

Well assuming it has brakes, I was planning on just heading down there with some fluids, rubber, and the aw71 that's in my trunk. So it's possible I just may need some things.
Forum: showroom 08-03-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,937
Posted By VolvoEmpire
I Just purchased a sight unseen 76' 245.

\Just popped up on ebay, 400$. . . . I figured not a lot to lose this could go either way.

Heres the only pic.

https://goo.gl/photos/5Sqz7db9KRHPXYGq8...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,579
Posted By VolvoEmpire
You got it, just help me get this engine into the...

You got it, just help me get this engine into the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By VolvoEmpire
What Models came with the 16v head?

Entertaining the idea of finding a b234f head. What is the most plentiful source/cheapest route to getting a decent clean one?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,843
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Pulled b230f ( skinny rods ) Conn rod swap?

What does it swap the rods?

Is there an easy button way?

I noticed forged rods are pretty cheap online, just those guys and bearings maybe?

This motor has great compression still I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,579
Posted By VolvoEmpire
Intermediate shaft has no gear : (

I was about to put my freshly resealed and cleaned b230ft into my 87 244 when I popped out the freeze plug to reveal that the intermediate shaft has no gearing in it.

Has anyone had any experience...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,233
Posted By VolvoEmpire
I just don't know a lot of about the anatomy of...

I just don't know a lot of about the anatomy of an automatic transmission. I had just never seen that much fluid dump out of a car that quickly without an easily identifiable source. I thought May...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,233
Posted By VolvoEmpire
There was an inch long seam spraying fluid all...

There was an inch long seam spraying fluid all over the bottom the transmission at the cooling line bracket.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,233
Posted By VolvoEmpire
I dumped the contents of the pan, only...

I dumped the contents of the pan, only transmission fluid in there. Any thoughts?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,233
Posted By VolvoEmpire
I got that portion, but where and why would it be...

I got that portion, but where and why would it be gushing out of the transmission?
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