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Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,136
Posted By apachechef
Please post a pic of this street car that will...

Please post a pic of this street car that will get this motor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By apachechef
measure it, your lasereyeball might be off. ...

measure it, your lasereyeball might be off.
Mine appeared round, measured oval, I massaged it and it doesn't smell anymore.
check your oring on the cap too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By apachechef
almost too lazy to supply answer, but it is...

almost too lazy to supply answer, but it is cruise control
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,021
Posted By apachechef
3 seals? wow, quite the sample size, you should...

3 seals?
wow, quite the sample size, you should write a FAQ
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By apachechef
You got 300k outta your engine, how much you...

You got 300k outta your engine, how much you think you're gonna get if you get bigger rods or bearings?

And get your SO a better car than an 88 240, geeesh
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By apachechef
. how about sealing the hole you know...

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how about sealing the hole you know about already? engines are stinky, keep the stink outside? start with the basics instead of asking if your engine is stinkier than normal. Who cares if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By apachechef
put in new shifter foam and fix the shift boot...

put in new shifter foam and fix the shift boot instead of hunting down thnigs that might not be noticeable with a properly sealed car.
geeeesh.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By apachechef
Do tell, Danny.

Do tell, Danny.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By apachechef
get a spark tester

get a spark tester
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By apachechef
http://www.volvotips.com/service-manual/volvo-960/...

http://www.volvotips.com/service-manual/volvo-960/Volvo-960-service-light-reset-procedure-maintenance-repair-manual.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By apachechef
Service light? didn't know 240s came with that...

Service light? didn't know 240s came with that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By apachechef
are you replacing the headlight? if so, ****k...

are you replacing the headlight?
if so, ****k it up to get better access?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By apachechef
filter

filter
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,537
Posted By apachechef
Tell me about that fuel rail, please.

Tell me about that fuel rail, please.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By apachechef
Replace crank sensor if janky, but at least...

Replace crank sensor if janky, but at least unbolt it, wipe it clean, and antisieze the bolt to a non gorilla torque. Do the same for the starter bolts to make life good for you if the next guy....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,821
Posted By apachechef
why no PS or AC?

why no PS or AC?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By apachechef
FULL STOP.

FULL STOP.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,492
Posted By apachechef
dead battery

dead battery
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By apachechef
1981 244,Q re k-jet O2 sensor relocation

1981 244 k-jet, removed entire exhaust, Inc manifold with the one wire O2 sensor

Replacing it with an Near new IPD exhaust and manifold from a 1993 that has the sensor near end of the downpipe,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By apachechef
I wouldn't remove he whole sender, asking for...

I wouldn't remove he whole sender, asking for trouble.
I couldn't find a easy replacement locally, get one here:
http://www.240turbo.com/blackvinyl.html#pigtailfemale
or scavenge from another...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By apachechef
They mix completely during the turbulence created...

They mix completely during the turbulence created by filling the tank.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By apachechef
not really, the tanks are underground and are at...

not really, the tanks are underground and are at steady temp.
https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2008/08/save-on-gas-with-morning-fill-ups-don-t-bet-on-it/index.htm
not worth the effort to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-26-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,527
Posted By apachechef
http://www.240turbo.com/volvoharnesses.html#240ser...

http://www.240turbo.com/volvoharnesses.html#240series
A steal vs a replacement harness?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By apachechef
lost my damn redblock T5 flywheel and clutch

Dammit, through three moves, I've misplaced the flywheel and clutch and pp from a T5 trans swap in a 242 I bought a while back
Gotta get new ones otherwise the lost ones won't ever show up

I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By apachechef
Same thing happened to me. remove the passenger...

Same thing happened to me.
remove the passenger lock, bring it to a real locksmith, they can make a new key for it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By apachechef
hard to do without banana for scale, but the...

hard to do without banana for scale, but the radius of the orange one should match the seal it came from, and the other looks like the oil pump pipe seal, which you should replace when accessible....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,762
Posted By apachechef
psych element factor: louder exhaust, with zero...

psych element factor:
louder exhaust, with zero power change can make you feel "hmm, usually this much noise make me go faster, must be down in power. YMMV.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By apachechef
Dry out the distributor cap

Dry out the distributor cap
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By apachechef
Start with the year, 1975-1993, buddy. Next,...

Start with the year, 1975-1993, buddy.

Next, realize that that cranking and turning over are the same thing, when the starter engages, and spins the rotating parts of the engine.
Clarify.
Does...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By apachechef
not much more to ship the hood if it's still...

not much more to ship the hood if it's still attached to the car. :omg:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 958
Posted By apachechef
Does that triax clone put the shifter through the...

Does that triax clone put the shifter through the hole in the 240 tunnel without cutting metal?
I'm swapping in a T5 from a 240 that had one, but the PO hacked up the tunnel
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By apachechef
Forgot to mention, replace all the accessory...

Forgot to mention, replace all the accessory bushings, duh.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By apachechef
the brackrtthat holds the M6 10mm head adjuster...

the brackrtthat holds the M6 10mm head adjuster can be flped over, and it misaligns the belt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By apachechef
check oil pressuresender wire and alt ground

check oil pressuresender wire and alt ground
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,573
Posted By apachechef
all the ______ it to win are great books, the...

all the ______ it to win are great books, the link is also know as "screw" it to win
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,573
Posted By apachechef
https://www.amazon.com/Fasteners-Plumbing-Handbook...

https://www.amazon.com/Fasteners-Plumbing-Handbook-Motorbooks-Workshop/dp/0879384069
Good read
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By apachechef
Thanks everyone, the knowledge base here is...

Thanks everyone, the knowledge base here is awesome. I'm going with the painted older one, I like the rubber grommet.
I put some generic orings on, and used a dap of grey RTV for belt and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By apachechef
B23FT vs B230F dipsticks?

https://i.imgur.com/M5RMLBL.jpg?1

are they interchangeable?
why the longer reach on what i suspect is the 230F on the right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,283
Posted By apachechef
https://www.capitalscrapmetal.com/prices/

https://www.capitalscrapmetal.com/prices/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By apachechef
Diagnosis for a seized compressor that still...

Diagnosis for a seized compressor that still cools the interior when on? :-P

Sounds like a borderline engine and AC is the last straw.
Or, possibly, previous owner overfilled a leaky AC with too...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,615
Posted By apachechef
Good luck, tear everything apart, remove all the...

Good luck, tear everything apart, remove all the parts that fit, hack universal parts into places that don't fit them, and cobble a half assed solution that doesn't work better than factory.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,615
Posted By apachechef
what year buddy

what year buddy
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,434
Posted By apachechef
No, didn't extend to any water passage, no smoke...

No, didn't extend to any water passage, no smoke when running.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By apachechef
Still don't think you understand my wants: ...

Still don't think you understand my wants:
streetable lag, it's not a drag car
appropriate for engine and power 300+
internal wg, cbv
fits in 240 with a 90+, either milled or unmilled

That's...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By apachechef
with all four studs from the 90+? Asking beccause...

with all four studs from the 90+? Asking beccause there is one stud on that turbo that looks hard to access from the turbo side.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,434
Posted By apachechef
no, just random bolt.

no, just random bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,434
Posted By apachechef
NA, 200k+ miles

NA, 200k+ miles
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,434
Posted By apachechef
https://i.imgur.com/8ozMo6H.jpg?5

https://i.imgur.com/8ozMo6H.jpg?5
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By apachechef
Thanks for the reply. What i wrote about the...

Thanks for the reply.
What i wrote about the 15g was meant to convey I have a nice 3" downpipe and exhaust, currently with a conical flange. I plan on having that flange replaced with whatever is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By apachechef
Help with turbo choice

1993 245 trutac in manual dif from 1990
Sorted suspension to my happiness.

1990 NA block
BMW Squirters
2.5L Penta Crank
Wiseco Pistons
RSI rods
530 head
Enem K15 cam
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