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Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 54
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Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes, the bolt holes are already in the pedal box,...

Yes, the bolt holes are already in the pedal box, just have to move the pedal to the upper position.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,029
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Correct, the cable pedal has a tab on top of the...

Correct, the cable pedal has a tab on top of the pivot point to pull the cable. The hydro pedal has a tab below the pivot point to push on the clutch master piston.

Cable pedal:...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,029
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Besides the elusive hydro pedal, all other hydro...

Besides the elusive hydro pedal, all other hydro clutch components are available. The cable clutch pedal can be modified for hydro duty w/o much drama.

For reference:
Centric 136.39000 clutch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 384
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
How is he is determining that they go into the...

How is he is determining that they go into the strut tube "too far"? The gland nut will not tighten down against the strut?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
IMO the failure mode will be a leak occurring...

IMO the failure mode will be a leak occurring somewhere...likely the seals in the handbrake piston which will result in the handbrake slowly releasing pressure on the brakes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
70mm

70mm
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I also had a similar situation when I did my...

I also had a similar situation when I did my clutch upgrade. I ended up with about 1mm of clearance between the spacing washers and the clutch disc. If I would have known about these at the time I...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Understood but I’m guessing there was some kind...

Understood but I’m guessing there was some kind of part number on your invoice. Only asking so future clutch-swappers will have something concrete to go on vs “I got a clutch disc from so-and-so”.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Also, what is the part number of the disc you...

Also, what is the part number of the disc you bought from Southbend?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes. I had to do this when using the Saab Viggen...

Yes. I had to do this when using the Saab Viggen 228mm pressure plate and a T5 disc.

I didn't know about these at the time, but they will have a tighter fit around your pp bolts than a normal M8...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Why are you fearing that your 8v EZK box is going...

Why are you fearing that your 8v EZK box is going to die?

According to the TP31397-1 Greenbook, both the 89+ B230F and 88+ B234F use the EZK-116K ignition system (US, not sure if CA is different)....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 428
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I think it’s due to the height of the trans in...

I think it’s due to the height of the trans in the tunnel and the style of shifter/ shift lever used. The height of the trans will affect how close the shift lever gets to the sheet metal cutout in a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 428
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
What shifter / shift lever are you using? I...

What shifter / shift lever are you using?

I have an ebay short shifter with a modified stock Mustang shift lever and am using a stock 240 shift boot and it does not interfere with shifting.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 142,707
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The large axle bushings are not that hard of a...

The large axle bushings are not that hard of a job when you use the correct type of tool and make sure you press them out towards the diff (they are slightly tapered). The DIY "homebrew" tool per...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I don't know the specifics, but they will likely...

I don't know the specifics, but they will likely bolt to the manifold since they are Mitsubishi TD04xx turbos.

You'll have to sort out the reclocking and oil/water lines, but that isn't a...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 60,643
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Truth. For the pilot bearing you can use a...

Truth.

For the pilot bearing you can use a 6003-2RS ball bearing instead of the needle bearing. It is a drop in replacement.

I’m curious how your sound deadening will work out. I have some...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 60,643
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
My T5 operates fine, but has an idle rattle as...

My T5 operates fine, but has an idle rattle as well...as I am learning, I'm pretty sure that's just the T5 way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ok, so if it didn't have any hoses hooked to it,...

Ok, so if it didn't have any hoses hooked to it, it makes sense to me that upon startup, the pump would have emptied itself of any residual fluid.

That accessory configuration is new to me, but I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:???: to me that looks like a power steering...

:???: to me that looks like a power steering pump, but is in the position where the alternator is supposed to be.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The oil pump is inside the oil pan. Pics...

The oil pump is inside the oil pan.

Pics will greatly help diagnosis.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Got it. Thanks RWC.

Got it. Thanks RWC.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^ I know Dave Barton sells the window...

^^
I know Dave Barton sells the window scrapers, but are replacement "channels" available? (the felt-lined rubber that guides the window around its perimeter)
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
OP is saying he has LH2.1...IIRC there is not a...

OP is saying he has LH2.1...IIRC there is not a turbo version of this generation of LH Jetronic, so not simply an ECU swap as is the case with LH2.2/2.4.
...
Forum: website & board 02-05-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,146
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yea I noticed that feature is missing now...

Yea I noticed that feature is missing now too...not a big deal, but would be nice to re-implement if possible.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
There are a limited number of "bolt-in" seat...

There are a limited number of "bolt-in" seat brackets for 240s (Corbeau, Kaplhenke, ???). Beyond that, you need to fab brackets to varying degrees of complexity.

If you have access to a welder and...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Whiteblock in 240 info: ...

Whiteblock in 240 info:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=96618
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,003
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
What cam do you have?

What cam do you have?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
While you're at it, I'd clean and re-apply a...

While you're at it, I'd clean and re-apply a coating of thermal paste between the powerstage and heat sink on whatever one you end up using.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yea flip-front seats are def harder to find. ...

Yea flip-front seats are def harder to find.

I rarely need to access the back seat in my 242, so I just replaced my front seats with some rebuilt 92 seats. You can still crank the seat backs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
fuel rail inlet = M14 x 1.5 This is a...

fuel rail inlet = M14 x 1.5

This is a solution that may help you. I was able to find one of these adapters at a local Parker store.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
1) rebuilding the stock seats isn't bad and they...

1) rebuilding the stock seats isn't bad and they are quite comfortable when things are refreshed.
http://cleanflametrap.com/tony/seat_bottom.htm
http://cleanflametrap.com/tony/seat_back.htm...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,102
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
dang, great CL find!

dang, great CL find!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^interesting...have any pics of that setup?

^^interesting...have any pics of that setup?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,938
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Cool. For posterity’s sake can you provide the...

Cool. For posterity’s sake can you provide the part numbers of what you ordered?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,450
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:omg: wowww that speaker mounting gave me a good...

:omg: wowww that speaker mounting gave me a good laugh
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The white T5 injectors flow ~350cc/min. ...

The white T5 injectors flow ~350cc/min.

http://volvospeed.com/vs_forum/topic/149672-fuel-injector-colors/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:nod: I had a similar issue with my former V70...

:nod: I had a similar issue with my former V70 and the culprit was the oil cooler inside the radiator. A new radiator solved the problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The way I did the oil feed was to run a 4AN line...

The way I did the oil feed was to run a 4AN line from the oil pressure switch hole on the block out to a 3-way 1/8 NPT tee that I clamped to the frame rail. I used one port for the oil feed in, one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You can also get metric sized fuel hose on...

You can also get metric sized fuel hose on Belmetric.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,761
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looking good. Glad you are eliminating the vibes...

Looking good. Glad you are eliminating the vibes and putting miles on the car.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,450
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Cool project! Nice work so far.

Cool project! Nice work so far.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 45,339
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
much respect. nice work.

much respect. nice work.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 27,415
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks. Yea I'm chalking it up to experimentation...

Thanks. Yea I'm chalking it up to experimentation at this point.



I haven't put a dial indicator on it, but I can force the slip yoke up and down a small amount by hand. I'm assuming "zero"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 632
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
That type of gauge setup works great for Kjet...

That type of gauge setup works great for Kjet diag, but costs more than $20 to assemble yourself nowadays.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 27,415
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Good news and bad news... Good news; my T5...

Good news and bad news...

Good news; my T5 decel rattle has been reduced significantly, but bad news; not via the method I had hoped. In other words, I spent some $ and had a 240 2pc driveshaft...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,586
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ah ha. Understood.

Ah ha. Understood.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,586
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Interesting...so you don't bolt the fuel rail to...

Interesting...so you don't bolt the fuel rail to the manifold, just let the thicker o-ring secure the injector to the k-jet injector holder?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
In stock form, the LH turbo cars run low-Z...

In stock form, the LH turbo cars run low-Z injectors + the resistor pack.
To change to high-Z injectors (like those from a newer Volvo) you simply need to remove the resistor pack.

You can turn...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yea the box can be removed without taking the...

Yea the box can be removed without taking the manifold off. You do have to remove some intake/IAC hoses however.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,198
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
+1 thanks for the effort.

+1 thanks for the effort.
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