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Forum: events 05-16-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,798
Posted By dl242gt
Looking forward to seeing everyone. I will be the...

Looking forward to seeing everyone. I will be the vision impaired navigator in a black 66 wagon. :volvo:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By dl242gt
You have aftermarket ecode side lights or just...

You have aftermarket ecode side lights or just the lenses? I've had the rivet that holds the connection not make good contact thus the light not working on the aftermarket ecodes. I took a hammer and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By dl242gt
I've never used a rebuitl a/c compressor of the...

I've never used a rebuitl a/c compressor of the rotary type. But if the company will warranty their work and the warranty replacement isn't a horrible process. Then that may be worth a try. I bought...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By dl242gt
You could get a dolly and put the rear wheels on...

You could get a dolly and put the rear wheels on the dolly. That way the car won't need a driveshaft disconnect and you could use either car. They probably never made a driveshaft disconnect for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By dl242gt
From your description I wuold suspect you have a...

From your description I wuold suspect you have a sticky brake caliper. It's sticking and then coming free which affects the brake pedal. It may also be bad rubber brake flex lines that have...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 789
Posted By dl242gt
IPD heavy duty rear wheel bearing.

OK Here are pics. I bought this because race car long ago. I didn't use them and ruined the other one taking it off. They stick out and require spacing the retainer plate. Washers included with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 789
Posted By dl242gt
OK I found it. The bearing has Green RW-902-V on...

OK I found it. The bearing has Green RW-902-V on it as the description. No other markings other than a symbol on the box which I don't recognize. It does come up as an available bearing number on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By dl242gt
If you don't know about him. Robert DIY on...

If you don't know about him. Robert DIY on youtube has lots of information on these cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By dl242gt
I've bought my parts for a rebuild from Gpop...

I've bought my parts for a rebuild from Gpop shop. Wasn't a cheap kit but wasn't over $100 either. Another choice they provide is a chra for exchange.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 978
Posted By dl242gt
I guess they figured with a turbo the oil will...

I guess they figured with a turbo the oil will get hot quickly so the loss of filtering wouldn't be too long?

Still doesn't seem ok and it would have been easy to just use an inline setup that...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 789
Posted By dl242gt
When they were racing IPD had a bunch of...

When they were racing IPD had a bunch of failures. There used to be a double row rear axle bearing that IPD used to sell. It stuck out a bit more but had a double oring seal on it. I guess they no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By dl242gt
Good one! Takes less than 15 minutes to replace,...

Good one! Takes less than 15 minutes to replace, too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By dl242gt
I would try checking the wiring inside the door...

I would try checking the wiring inside the door panel going into the car through the rubber accordion wiring tubing. If the motor is working. Double check the linkage and make sure it's easy to move...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,791
Posted By dl242gt
The day when I had my first 240 turbo repaired by...

The day when I had my first 240 turbo repaired by replacing the plugged control regulator was a great day. It ran so much better in all conditions and it had a big chunk of power back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,154
Posted By dl242gt
Your description of how the car drives is how an...

Your description of how the car drives is how an old kjet car I had acted when it had low fuel pressure. The pump on the car was intermittently failing. The pump pressure would drop after a few...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,522
Posted By dl242gt
Good memory! It is only machined enough to clean...

Good memory! It is only machined enough to clean the surface of the 405 because it's a big coolant passage head and I didn't want to warp it or damage it. So I haven't gone over about 14psi with it....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,128
Posted By dl242gt
You'll want to grind the lip off and install...

You'll want to grind the lip off and install larger 10mm studs.
Forum: showroom 05-10-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By dl242gt
Ah the baby six. Good engine. Probably has a lot...

Ah the baby six. Good engine. Probably has a lot more room around it in a 240. Thanks for the link.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 604
Posted By dl242gt
^^^This is what you do. For reference the...

^^^This is what you do.

For reference the early kjet system 74-77 used an airflow sensor switch to cut off the fuel pump if there was no airflow detected. It also used two relays for this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 383
Posted By dl242gt
If the shop bypassed the bulb out relay they may...

If the shop bypassed the bulb out relay they may have affected the cluster bulb wiring somehow? Just a guess. The light wiring for the center stack is also on the cluster circuit so if that wiring is...
Forum: showroom 05-10-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By dl242gt
What is an M20? That is like the nose art...

What is an M20?

That is like the nose art from a P40. I wonder if it scares the soccer moms in their minivans? The car has 79 and older mirrors with a 83-65 bumper. 240 mix n match fun.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 896
Posted By dl242gt
More caster gives more high speed straight ahead...

More caster gives more high speed straight ahead stability and a slower turn in. At low speeds it will cause higher steering effort. Volvo took advantage when adding power steering by using ball...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 896
Posted By dl242gt
The ones from Ben also fit coilovers and those...

The ones from Ben also fit coilovers and those parts are available with the easy steer option.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,522
Posted By dl242gt
The next head setup I want to try is a 531 with a...

The next head setup I want to try is a 531 with a V16T in it. Will use the yoshifab beehive springs. I want to put that on a B21FT with plenty of boost. I do wish now that I would have bought a n/a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By dl242gt
Good find! Ignition or fuel computer ground being...

Good find! Ignition or fuel computer ground being open I am surprised it ran at all.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,522
Posted By dl242gt
What I did for a street performance head is spend...

What I did for a street performance head is spend the money on improving the flow through the head with the existing valves. Cleaning up the flow path, a valve job, and stock size valves gave a good...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,522
Posted By dl242gt
Canada also got cars with K cams and 405 cylinder...

Canada also got cars with K cams and 405 cylinder heads. They got H4 headlights on early 240s as well. I have a set of genuine Volvo Bosch H4 headlights from Canada.

My turbo loves the flowed 405...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,007
Posted By dl242gt
I didn't see that you have checked the timing...

I didn't see that you have checked the timing belt and that the cam and crankshaft are in proper timing alignment? Just one tooth off and it can run like you describe.

Also if you are LH2.4 then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By dl242gt
Btw it's probably time to do a compression test...

Btw it's probably time to do a compression test and see what you are working with as far as the engine is concerned.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By dl242gt
No becaue it's a classic edition. Someone will...

No becaue it's a classic edition. Someone will want it. Mines over 400k and people at least act like they want it. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By dl242gt
Plug wire specs are 500 ohms per foot. I would...

Plug wire specs are 500 ohms per foot. I would try going to a .028 or even the above mentioned .025 gap to help this if the wires and cap/rotor are good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By dl242gt
An open circuit coolant sensor can make it super...

An open circuit coolant sensor can make it super rich for starting. Did you make sure the wiring was good by checking it with a meter? You can measure the resistance of the sensor on the computer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By dl242gt
How is the timing belt? Is the distributor and...

How is the timing belt? Is the distributor and cam turning? Are they in alignment with the crankshaft?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By dl242gt
What do the plugs look like? This is exactly the...

What do the plugs look like? This is exactly the symptom I had recently with a Bertone 780. It had clogged injectors from sitting too long with this ethanol gas we use.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 38,201
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, they are 245 springs.

Yes, they are 245 springs.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By dl242gt
A stock 740 bosch main pressure pump and 740...

A stock 740 bosch main pressure pump and 740 turbo intank pump would support 300hp. Nothing to change unless you need to because of packaging or failed parts.

I'm sure the walbro users will chime...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,032
Posted By dl242gt
My cars with SU or Strombergs never had any...

My cars with SU or Strombergs never had any starting issues. They didn' thave any running issues because you aren't supposed to drive them with the choke on. So you have to warm up the car enough so...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By dl242gt
I would think it is gonna be the make part of the...

I would think it is gonna be the make part of the statement. Rotors are cheap and you could just slot the rotor with 48 slots so you get better braking and needed sensing. Then replace the rotor when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By dl242gt
Good one. Nice when it's simple stuff.

Good one. Nice when it's simple stuff.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By dl242gt
Pm sent. I usually use gcp.se and search the...

Pm sent. I usually use gcp.se and search the parts catalogs there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By dl242gt
You can get by without them if you are careful. I...

You can get by without them if you are careful. I have done so many and hope to replace more belts so I bought the tools. They are nice and the tools are still sold by venders like Baum tools and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 881
Posted By dl242gt
The 15 x 7 OZ Saturns I mention earlier in the...

The 15 x 7 OZ Saturns I mention earlier in the thread were sold under the MSW wheel brand. I have them now on my 93 wagon with the 205/55-15 Nittos.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By dl242gt
Ok what about mounting a sensor from the inside...

Ok what about mounting a sensor from the inside of the brake backing plate? Then you could machine the inner part of the rotor to have the trigger teeth. Rotor and sensor are easily replaced if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By dl242gt
Check your fuse box in the car. Fuse 12 and 13....

Check your fuse box in the car. Fuse 12 and 13. Plus check the fuse that is in the engine cmpartment on the left inner fender near the battery if this is a n/a car.

You wrote the starter is fine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,791
Posted By dl242gt
Kjet can be like that. When things go wrong it...

Kjet can be like that. When things go wrong it seems to become very needy. Parts either need cleaning or replacement. A control pressure that high is basically system pressure as you say. So your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By dl242gt
From what I can gather your charging system isn't...

From what I can gather your charging system isn't working and you probably have dirty or bad fuses in the fuse box by the door.

The easy quick check for the charging light is to remove the small...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,032
Posted By dl242gt
All they are is different ways to make the...

All they are is different ways to make the incoming air atomize the fuel so it can be burned up. Don't need to be skeered of any of them.

An investment in some tools greatly helps. Get the SU...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 38,201
Posted By dl242gt
I found my set of NOS IPD wagon lowering springs....

I found my set of NOS IPD wagon lowering springs. They are black and are from somewhere around 2003. They have tags on them giving you the spring rate. 153lb on both front and rear springs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, the brakes need to be bled everytime the...

Yes, the brakes need to be bled everytime the system is opened.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By dl242gt
You will also want to take a small hammer and tap...

You will also want to take a small hammer and tap gently on the calipers, pressure regulators in the rear and on some of the fittings where it goes from metal to rubber lines.

The most painless...
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