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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By MikeSr.
Yeah- got the switch wiring wrong. Fixed now. ...

Yeah- got the switch wiring wrong. Fixed now.
Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By MikeSr.
When I wired the new switch, like the later...

When I wired the new switch, like the later models, a 4 prong switch- I got taillights in park, none in headlights . That’s wiring (30)- 12V all the time- to the white wire, switched 12V to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By MikeSr.
Wire missing from switch. -spliced in a new wire...

Wire missing from switch. -spliced in a new wire and I have taillights.
P.O. did some creative wiring.
No worries!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By MikeSr.
New light switch. Wired differently than what? ...

New light switch.
Wired differently than what?
There is no path to the taillights shown in the headlight-on position in the diagrams or on my car.
And Volvowiringdiagrams.com omits 1981.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By MikeSr.
1981 242 taillight diagram.

Looking for a specific current flow diagram for how the taillights are fed when the light switch is on the headlight position. Green book has a parking/taillight diagram, but omits the headlight-on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,589
Posted By MikeSr.
This. Those lifters are solid. They need a...

This. Those lifters are solid. They need a liberal coat of moly assembly lube and break-in oil with moly.
New cams can flatten a lobe in <100 miles.
Put a dial gauge on the rockers and see if the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By MikeSr.
The wilwood master bolts right in the stock...

The wilwood master bolts right in the stock location. Bosses are already in the firewall. Just run a hydraulic line to your slave cylinder of choice.
Why complicate things unneccesarily?
Forum: showroom 08-28-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 789,882
Posted By MikeSr.
Polaris

Polaris
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By MikeSr.
Those BNE brackets are awesome. I just bent the...

Those BNE brackets are awesome. I just bent the old ones straight down out of the way.
Forum: showroom 08-13-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 36,744
Posted By MikeSr.
Sparco

Sparco
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By MikeSr.
Using studs eliminates the twisting torque that...

Using studs eliminates the twisting torque that bolts require.
Forum: showroom 07-30-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 2,781,192
Posted By MikeSr.
Nice! Are those 15” wheels? I have some BBS 15” I...

Nice! Are those 15” wheels? I have some BBS 15” I could use, too.
Forum: showroom 07-30-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 2,781,192
Posted By MikeSr.
My 242

Just got it rolled out on Polaris.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,222
Posted By MikeSr.
Compression check and leak down test

Compression check and leak down test
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 33,074
Posted By MikeSr.
Ever thought about truckarms to replace the...

Ever thought about truckarms to replace the lowers? Like Hot Rods to Hell or NASCAR style?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,363
Posted By MikeSr.
I have the idea to put the engine back as far as...

I have the idea to put the engine back as far as possible, (maybe weld a wheel barrow in the firewall)

Gale Banks lives!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By MikeSr.
I use Eibach helper springs and some Torrington...

I use Eibach helper springs and some Torrington bearings at each end of the stack-thanks,Towery- turns smooth as butter.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By MikeSr.
The turbo gas shocks are crap- lasted less than a...

The turbo gas shocks are crap- lasted less than a year on my 240
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,688
Posted By MikeSr.
[QUOTE=sbabbs;5814369]My napa in scappoose makes...

[QUOTE=sbabbs;5814369]My napa in scappoose makes any hydro line you might need crazy stuff like 20,oOO pSi and sheet. But this napa isn't like any other napa I've learned to know. Good luck.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,688
Posted By MikeSr.
Yeah-I has custom lines made by a local hydraulic...

Yeah-I has custom lines made by a local hydraulic shop for the V8 swap. They even put a swivel in the high side, which made it easier to attach. Not braided , though. They did do my braided fuel line...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,931
Posted By MikeSr.
Napa has PBR ceramic pads for 240.

Napa has PBR ceramic pads for 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By MikeSr.
R134 is $4.50 a can.

R134 is $4.50 a can.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By MikeSr.
Here we go.

Here we go.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,841
Posted By MikeSr.
Truck intake won’t clear a flathood

Truck intake won’t clear a flathood
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By MikeSr.
Use the dye and get a UV flashlight. Look for...

Use the dye and get a UV flashlight. Look for dirt, also- it sticks to oily leak.
Forum: showroom 05-27-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,111
Posted By MikeSr.
Nice

Nice
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,910
Posted By MikeSr.
Put it back in the barn.

Put it back in the barn.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 6,093
Posted By MikeSr.
There are two outputs from the relay and you jump...

There are two outputs from the relay and you jump power to both- I use a Y jumper.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 6,093
Posted By MikeSr.
Pull the fuel injector relay, then jump power to...

Pull the fuel injector relay, then jump power to the output. If it starts and runs, the ecu has failed to provide a ground, a common failure. Replace it.
Forum: events 05-07-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,881
Posted By MikeSr.
I’m in- looking and feeling better than last year.

I’m in- looking and feeling better than last year.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,752
Posted By MikeSr.
Change receiver drier, replace o-rings, use...

Change receiver drier, replace o-rings, use proper dose of ester oil. Vacuum the system down, add 1 lb of r134 with leak dye. Check for leaks with UV light. Add the rest of the charge slowly while...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,578
Posted By MikeSr.
Some hotrod LS guys are using a CV joint in the...

Some hotrod LS guys are using a CV joint in the front position to allow more angle without vibration.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By MikeSr.
Once you get the aux shaft lined up, make a new...

Once you get the aux shaft lined up, make a new set of marks on the gear and block at 12 O’clock.
Those marks at 3 O’clock are hard to see from the top.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By MikeSr.
Wilwood clutch master cylinder bolts in the stock...

Wilwood clutch master cylinder bolts in the stock location. If you have a cable clutch pedal, you have to reclock the rod tab for new setup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By MikeSr.
1/4 to 1/2 quart per oil change is low normal on...

1/4 to 1/2 quart per oil change is low normal on these motors. Sounds like you have leaks. Clean everything well. Any diesel shop can rebuild your turbo, or you could send it to The Gpop Shop.
When...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,088
Posted By MikeSr.
The cylinders had seals on the liners that would...

The cylinders had seals on the liners that would go bad and mix oil and coolant. They idled rough even when new. Not Volvo’s finest moment.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,467
Posted By MikeSr.
GM truck injectors can be decapped and flow...

GM truck injectors can be decapped and flow 75lbs/hr.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By MikeSr.
If your GM pump is a Saginaw, it is the same as a...

If your GM pump is a Saginaw, it is the same as a Volvo pump. The spring and valve can be replaced with the Volvo items. The GM has a different reservoir tank that slides right on.
Late model GM...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,088
Posted By MikeSr.
Those PRV motors make good boat anchors. Yeah,...

Those PRV motors make good boat anchors. Yeah, you could throw lots of money at it and make some power, but why? Not Volvo loyalty- that was a turd Peugeot motor. A GM LS V8 could make a lot more...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By MikeSr.
I am using 225-45/15 on my BBS wheels

I am using 225-45/15 on my BBS wheels
Forum: article composition 12-27-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,847
Posted By MikeSr.
Michael- did you ever get the late model speedo...

Michael- did you ever get the late model speedo in the old cluster? I am facing this with my ‘81 240.
The other choice would be to swap the whole cluster from a late model. Has anyone done this?
Forum: showroom 12-27-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,282
Posted By MikeSr.
MikeJr. Was fitting 225/45-16 T/A Firebird wheels...

MikeJr. Was fitting 225/45-16 T/A Firebird wheels all around with
25 mm spacers. He cut the entire lip off and panel-bonded the inner and outer sheet metal before painting the car. No clearance...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,536
Posted By MikeSr.
Is that your red car? That looks like the one...

Is that your red car? That looks like the one from EBay a year or so ago. I watch these, thinking of selling mine in the new year.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,536
Posted By MikeSr.
Mine has the SO2476 plate, but has the black...

Mine has the SO2476 plate, but has the black grille with chrome top and bottom bars. The original owner was a Volvo mechanic and kept it in great original condition except for a respray. The car was...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,536
Posted By MikeSr.
Thanks, Mark! Some good info in the never- ending...

Thanks, Mark! Some good info in the never- ending debate about these cars. I have a flat hood ‘83
and this topic is rehashed over again on TB. 50 cars? 500 cars? Dana and I discussed this over a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By MikeSr.
I have a set of harnesses and bulbs, just no...

I have a set of harnesses and bulbs, just no housings.
Pm if interested.
Forum: events 09-18-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 18,365
Posted By MikeSr.
The V8 242 is awaiting back order on the exhaust,...

The V8 242 is awaiting back order on the exhaust, so I will bring the flathood.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By MikeSr.
$50 USD from Georgia

$50 USD from Georgia
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By MikeSr.
I am in Acworth- I have one I can loan you. Pm...

I am in Acworth- I have one I can loan you.
Pm if interested
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By MikeSr.
I'll sell you one - $50 shipped

I'll sell you one - $50 shipped
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