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Forum: events Yesterday, 11:22 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
Only eight vendors. So, I think those who were...

Only eight vendors. So, I think those who were there did better than they did in previous years...
Forum: events Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
Can't have a swap meet without people. :-P:lol:

Can't have a swap meet without people. :-P:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By John242Ti
Cool. While you're at it, get the bronze/delrin...

Cool. While you're at it, get the bronze/delrin shifter bushings. It'll be a little louder than stock, but, there's no slop in the shift linkage.

-J
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By John242Ti
You could use a 240 Turbo oil cooler setup. I'm...

You could use a 240 Turbo oil cooler setup. I'm assuming that you have the MAF sensor relocated to the passenger side? If so, then the oil cooler can go where the old air filter box was located.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 311
Posted By John242Ti
If it's something OEM Volvo, then I hit up Smith...

If it's something OEM Volvo, then I hit up Smith Volvo...

http://www.volvowholesalepartsdirect.com/

If I need it quickly, then I will see if Ravenna Volvo can pricematch them.

If it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By John242Ti
Sounds like you've discovered that the '87...

Sounds like you've discovered that the '87 flywheel doesn't have the holes machined into it for the CPS. You just need either a 1989-on dished flywheel or one of the STS Machining flat flywheels...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By John242Ti
195/70R15 on a 164E rim in the left front spot. ...

195/70R15 on a 164E rim in the left front spot. The left rear rim on this car was a 140 rim with a 165R15.

1973 164E M410/sunroof car. The Albatross. Arrived in October 2001, left in February...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By John242Ti
Or, for that matter, stock 140/164 rims with...

Or, for that matter, stock 140/164 rims with 195/65R15 tires. My '72 142E came with that size on the stock 15x5x40 rims. On 164E steelies, you can run 205/65R15's, which will be close to stock,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By John242Ti
Upgrade that LOL to a LMAO...

Upgrade that LOL to a LMAO...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By John242Ti
Momo 9010.

Momo 9010.
Forum: events 05-20-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
IG and farcebook. Later today, will get some up...

IG and farcebook. Later today, will get some up on flickr.

Some phone pics for now:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/960/28366562778_3a4a2b7536_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KdE3QA)
...
Forum: events 05-19-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
Provided you get the angle correctly, neither...

Provided you get the angle correctly, neither turns out to be an issue.
Forum: events 05-18-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
They also fit nicely inside a 245, if you load...

They also fit nicely inside a 245, if you load them in sideways with one end above the spare tire cover.
Forum: events 05-18-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
^Check Rainbow Auto Service in Bellingham... ...

^Check Rainbow Auto Service in Bellingham... Should be a bit cheaper, even with the $3.599 gas.

In any case, there is a chance that I might be showing up in a Frod Exploder. Depends on how...
Forum: events 05-17-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
So, most of us, Ben... lol -J

So, most of us, Ben... lol

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By John242Ti
Most gray 240s had tan interior, unless they were...

Most gray 240s had tan interior, unless they were 1985 or newer, in which case they might have blue or black as well. I actually converted my blue/black 245Ti to blue and tan. Darker outside colors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By John242Ti
Another way of doing it: ...

Another way of doing it:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2854/34189258052_81089b1bb4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/U6bThq)

1975-80 knob with pattern cap. Requires modification of terminal ends, and,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By John242Ti
Harry, Not very hard at all. Just make sure...

Harry,

Not very hard at all. Just make sure that you have all the copper washers you need for the banjo bolts. I tend to just use the copper NGK plugs. The Iridium plugs have such a tiny...
Forum: events 05-16-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
It's a bit of a drive for those in Oregon, but,...

It's a bit of a drive for those in Oregon, but, if you guys can make it to some of the meets I listed above, it'd probably help show that there's still some viability to having a VCOA chapter for the...
Forum: events 05-16-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
6/2 12th Annual Swedish & American Car Cruise-in...

6/2 12th Annual Swedish & American Car Cruise-in at the Swedish Club, Seattle, WA (pre-1989 cars)
6/24 Skandia Mid-Sommarfest, St. Edwards Park, Kenmore, WA
8/4 Whidbey Area Volvo Event - vintage...
Forum: showroom 05-16-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9,295
Views: 2,659,423
Posted By John242Ti
Cue up Willie Nelson's On The Road Again... ...

Cue up Willie Nelson's On The Road Again...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/907/27288602737_513fd1dcc7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HzpdSD)...
Forum: events 05-16-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
It is. I don't remember the exact day, but it's...

It is. I don't remember the exact day, but it's next month, as is the Leavenworth drive. Plan is to have the 242 driving for either one of those meets.

Just looked on IG. 6/30/18. Leavenworth...
Forum: events 05-16-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
How far down did you go? If there's still...

How far down did you go? If there's still primer, just drive it. Then, before the next meet occurs, get it finished. If I wound up driving my 242 to iPd, I'd be missing paint, too. The whole roof...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By John242Ti
Did the car sit for any amount of time? You...

Did the car sit for any amount of time? You might have varnish in the fuel distributor and the control pressure regulator. I had an '82 242Ti that did that. Sometimes would have to wind it out to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By John242Ti
Does the car still have the airbag installed? If...

Does the car still have the airbag installed? If no, wire it to the SRS wire spot. If yes, then, put a female disconnect on the wire (a .187" terminal is needed) and plug it into where the Aw70...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By John242Ti
Looks like the anti-tamper seal is gone already. ...

Looks like the anti-tamper seal is gone already. Rotate collar toward the center dash area, and it'll disengage. Speedo cable attaches to transmission on the passenger side, if you do have to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By John242Ti
Also, on cars that use the 240 style radiators,...

Also, on cars that use the 240 style radiators, if you're using a 3-row rad, use the black cap. The green/gray caps apparently allow the pressure to be too high for them, at least, according to iPd...
Forum: events 05-13-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
245's going to iPd. All my problems (other than...

245's going to iPd. All my problems (other than the timing) post head swap were caused by a broken ground wire for the Lambda-Sond system.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By John242Ti
If the collar on the cable breaks, the cable will...

If the collar on the cable breaks, the cable will usually stay in place, since it's a press-fit into the back of the speedometer.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By John242Ti
Insert it from behind, then twist the screwdriver...

Insert it from behind, then twist the screwdriver slightly, and it'll snap into two or more pieces.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By John242Ti
^Use a slotted screwdriver to break the...

^Use a slotted screwdriver to break the anti-tamper seal. Then, it should come out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,450
Posted By John242Ti
Yup, what Ben said. Ran a pair of Billy HD's on...

Yup, what Ben said. Ran a pair of Billy HD's on an '83 245T that had spacers inside the strut tubes. No clunks, nuts remained tight for the 10,000-15,000 miles I drove the car with them. When I...
Forum: events 05-11-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
Possible that the 242 might be making the trip. ...

Possible that the 242 might be making the trip. Checked the mixture on the 245. Zero degrees dwell, voltage at the test point reads 0.955 volts, and, if I backprobe the O2 sensor wire, it's around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By John242Ti
Any codes showing? Does the CEL light up when...

Any codes showing? Does the CEL light up when the key is turned to run? Coolant temperature sensor showing correct resistance with engine cold? Also might be a good idea to pull the plugs and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,450
Posted By John242Ti
5 year bump... 1981-on cars will have larger...

5 year bump...

1981-on cars will have larger spindles, as per the old RPR catalog, and the GCP catalog, etc. I had an '81 242DL, built in February 1981, which used rotors, calipers, and hubs off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By John242Ti
Yes. 1989 is before the mid year running change,...

Yes. 1989 is before the mid year running change, as you mention here:

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=273242

-J
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,822
Posted By John242Ti
^That's one reason why quite a few people have...

^That's one reason why quite a few people have moved on from Photo<a>f</a>uckit.

In any case, looking good enough that it can probably have the "D" replaced with "bo". No longer a pile of :poop:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By John242Ti
1989 is pre-ABS, so spacers should be removable. ...

1989 is pre-ABS, so spacers should be removable. That said, it is possible to run Billy HD's with spacers successfully. Did it on an '83. No clunks, and the gland nuts remained tightened down.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By John242Ti
Off the top of my head: 19 Diplomat Black ...

Off the top of my head:

19 Diplomat Black
42 Cascade White (1982 only)
130 Mystic Silver
134 Ice Blue (1982 only in Turbo, 1981-82 in GLT)
135 Coronado Gold (1982 only)
144 Woodside Tan...
Forum: events 05-02-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By John242Ti
Sounds interesting. Only issue I see is the fact...

Sounds interesting. Only issue I see is the fact that, by having it on Friday, you might not get the desired attendance, since a lot of people are working during that time period. I think the...
Forum: events 05-01-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,250
Posted By John242Ti
We should have'em at the swedishiron tent. The...

We should have'em at the swedishiron tent. The 1983-85 style ones...

-J
Forum: projects & restorations 04-30-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By John242Ti
That car has pretty much gone the opposite...

That car has pretty much gone the opposite direction of my 242, except that mine hasn't been in the southeast, but started its journey in the NJ/NY area on its way to Washington state.

Anyway,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2018, 03:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By John242Ti
940. -j

940.

-j
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By John242Ti
Shouldn't be hard, since the turbo cars are...

Shouldn't be hard, since the turbo cars are California-spec emissions-wise. That said, I'd almost check the Seattle and PDX CL sites for a decent 945Ti, then pick it up over the iPd weekend and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By John242Ti
^Definitely a project there... Needs this to be...

^Definitely a project there... Needs this to be done before it can be driven:
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4700/26304625438_ffdf653d21_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/G5s5GN)

Better choice, find a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By John242Ti
Looks good. Stock, the 700's came with a...

Looks good.

Stock, the 700's came with a hood blanket... So, you could always reinstall that. That said, like the Diesel and 240 Turbo hood blankets, I've never really heard much of a difference...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 98,769
Posted By John242Ti
So, it has come back home? -J

So, it has come back home?

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By John242Ti
Looks like it's a random box full of cruise...

Looks like it's a random box full of cruise parts. I'm assuming you got this kit from Olly? He showed me the pics of the parts a couple weeks ago. Cruise setup is for a 1980-82 US n/a K-Jet car or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By John242Ti
Fuse 8 is still intact? Also, make sure the...

Fuse 8 is still intact? Also, make sure the harness plug under the column that connects the driver's door power door lock switches to the relays, etc, is connected properly. Then, if everything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,508
Posted By John242Ti
Nice. -J

Nice.

-J
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