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Forum: article composition 08-31-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 888
Posted By mark244turbo
Nice write-up. Brings back memories of my 745...

Nice write-up. Brings back memories of my 745 turbo.

I installed new 302mm rotors and v70 callipers with police brake pads described in the voloforums article. Bleeded the brake with a brake...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By mark244turbo
H and K have around 11.9 mm lift and around 270...

H and K have around 11.9 mm lift and around 270 duration with 110 LSA.

https://turbobricks.com/resources.php?content=camspec

K is a nice cam voor een daily driver! I have one in my 240 glt.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By mark244turbo
Well, i managed to remove both retainer plates. I...

Well, i managed to remove both retainer plates. I had to cut through the bolt with a nut splitter, dremel, grinder, iron saw blade and finally a chisel and hamer. And of course brutal force.

On...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By mark244turbo
Thanks for the tips! I will certainly tack...

Thanks for the tips!

I will certainly tack weld the bolt to the plate, to keep it from spinning the next time I try to remove them.
And use a torque wrench to not overtighten the nut.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By mark244turbo
And of course I used a vice grip with a rounded...

And of course I used a vice grip with a rounded mouth.:pow:

One plate is severely damaged by the many attempts to pry and impact the bolt off.

I ordered a new set of plates and lock nuts from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By mark244turbo
I would use oem studs, unless you like to drill...

I would use oem studs, unless you like to drill out exhaust flange studs the next time you remove the exhaust manifold.
Hardware store studs are probably of lower quality (8.8 instead of 10.9 or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By mark244turbo
At that location it's probably a leaking rear...

At that location it's probably a leaking rear main seal.
But it can also come from above (valve cover gasket or distributor shaft seal).

Both are easy to rule out. Just wipe a white cloth over...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By mark244turbo
I first tried vice trips, but couldn't get enough...

I first tried vice trips, but couldn't get enough grip on the bolt head. Then I tried to put pressure on the strut using a huge screw driver, while using the impact gun, but that didn't work either....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By mark244turbo
I tried with vice grips, but the bolt is just...

I tried with vice grips, but the bolt is just spinning inside the vice grips.

I guess i'll have to cut the nut of or use a nut breaker.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By mark244turbo
removing rear springs lower bolt

I want to lower my volvo 240 a bit so i bought a set of lesjofors lowering springs and adjustable gaz struts and shocks. I've completed the front end and are now working on the back.

The bolt...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By mark244turbo
I'd stick with the M-cam for now. The T-cam...

I'd stick with the M-cam for now.
The T-cam just isn't worth the upgrade, even if it was in great condition.
Both cams are very boring (low lift, little duration) and only good for towing a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,164
Posted By mark244turbo
Dave Barton describes a retrofit airco install on...

Dave Barton describes a retrofit airco install on his website.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,311
Posted By mark244turbo
Great review. Nice to hear your intercooler makes...

Great review. Nice to hear your intercooler makes suchs a big difference.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By mark244turbo
940 TDI clutch works great with a dogdish...

940 TDI clutch works great with a dogdish flywheel.

The 9-3 viggen 228 mm clutch (B234R engine) bolts right on the flat flywheel if you relocate the dowels as mentioned before. It has the same...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By mark244turbo
You can buy T3 to T4 divided or T3 to T4 flanges...

You can buy T3 to T4 divided or T3 to T4 flanges on Ebay.
The extra spacing may also solve your cold side hitting the 1st runner problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By mark244turbo
A stock 940 TDI (122hp) diesel clutch is probably...

A stock 940 TDI (122hp) diesel clutch is probably your best bet unless you make more than 400 Nm. It's strong, cheap, good available, bolt-on and has a nice pedal feel.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By mark244turbo
Germany Skandix.de kfzteile24.de ...

Germany
Skandix.de
kfzteile24.de
heicosportiv.de

NL
europeantuning.luondo.nl
jeroentje.nl
simons-uitlaten.nl
scandcar.nl
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By mark244turbo
We want pictures of the Super DTM's!

We want pictures of the Super DTM's!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,184
Posted By mark244turbo
Buy it before someone else does!

Buy it before someone else does!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,555
Posted By mark244turbo
DIY coilovers - The kyote way.

DIY coilovers - The kyote way.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By mark244turbo
Clean the throttlebody Replace intake gaskets ...

Clean the throttlebody
Replace intake gaskets
Clean the oil trap (now that you have the intake off)
Replace old vacuum hoses
Replace leaking injector O-rings
Clean AMM with AMM cleaner.
Replace...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By mark244turbo
Bad VR-sensor causes no starts when the engine is...

Bad VR-sensor causes no starts when the engine is hot.
It can take a several hours before an engine cools down.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,343
Posted By mark244turbo
Snorkel to the airfilter box is a huge...

Snorkel to the airfilter box is a huge restriction even on a stock engine. Adding a second cold (ram) air intake hose will make a small but noticable difference.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,556
Posted By mark244turbo
b200ft is 155 hp (hpt) b230fk is 136 hp (lpt)

b200ft is 155 hp (hpt)
b230fk is 136 hp (lpt)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,930
Posted By mark244turbo
I think this one has near identical dimensions as...

I think this one has near identical dimensions as the stock intercooler only a few cm thicker.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-10-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,556
Posted By mark244turbo
131 bad rpm sensor. 231 fuel trim too lean or...

131 bad rpm sensor.
231 fuel trim too lean or to rich at part load.
321 signal missing for knock related fuel-enrichment.

Replace the VR-sensor behind the block/on top of the gearbox.
Replace...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,695
Posted By mark244turbo
I have installed 850 front callipers and 305 mm...

I have installed 850 front callipers and 305 mm rotors on my old 1986 740 turbo. You will need 850 brake calliper brackets, a spacer plate and longer bolts in the front.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By mark244turbo
Who says you need stronger pistons? Most people...

Who says you need stronger pistons? Most people use the stock pistons and only upgrade the conrods.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,556
Posted By mark244turbo
The m46 should handle 250 hp just fine. Volvo...

The m46 should handle 250 hp just fine. Volvo used the m46 in the 190 hp 960 2.0 16v turbo and 200 hp 740 2.0 16v turbo's. I am sure there's some margin build in.

250 whp or 300 hp is another...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By mark244turbo
Slight stumble when cold - 1987 volvo 240 LH2.2/Chysler ign.

I have a 1987 volvo 240 with B230F engine and Lh2.2 / Chrysler ignition.

The car starts normally and the engine idles and runs smootly.
But when i put the engine in first gear and press the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,556
Posted By mark244turbo
Gutted airbox, chips (or megasquirt EFI),...

Gutted airbox, chips (or megasquirt EFI), camshaft, reclocked 15G turbo, manual boost controller, 3" downpipe to stock exhaust, ebay intercooler (painted black!) And 940 TDI clutch if your turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,540
Posted By mark244turbo
Erik Olsson aka Poik used an BMW E39 rear...

Erik Olsson aka Poik used an BMW E39 rear suspension in his incredible volvo 242 build!

http://www.eric-o.com/wordpress/

http://forum.savarturbo.se/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=80972
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By mark244turbo
Nice car and great job on doing the engine...

Nice car and great job on doing the engine conversion. The B204FT engine with an M90 is a sweet combination.

I hope you replaced all the engine seals while the engine was out of the car, because...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By mark244turbo
I found the problem inside the cabin. I had a...

I found the problem inside the cabin. I had a leaking windshield and water was running down along the wires and ended up inside the fuel pump relay. The relay was filled with blackish water, probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,908
Posted By mark244turbo
Check the fuel pump relay. I just found the cause...

Check the fuel pump relay. I just found the cause of my 240 87 no start...no fuel problem.
I had a leaking windshield and water was trailing down following the wires and ended up in my fuel pump...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By mark244turbo
Make sure to use high impedance injectors or wire...

Make sure to use high impedance injectors or wire in the resistor packs from the 940.

The volvo 240 uses high-impedance injectors the turbo's use low-impedance injectors!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By mark244turbo
LH2.4 turbo conversion harness available from...

LH2.4 turbo conversion harness available from davebarton.com (US) or elbertbos.nl (EU).
LH2.4 ECU and EZK from volvo 940 and high impedance injectors.
Auxicillary shaft from volvo 240 to convert...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By mark244turbo
PEGAGUS are ET50 Volvo 240 are ET20 ...

PEGAGUS are ET50
Volvo 240 are ET20

Normally you would have to add 25 mm spacers in the front and 32 mm spacers in the back for pegasus wheels..
But you need to roll the fenders if you use wide...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By mark244turbo
LH2.2 has a Hall-sensor, Blue Engine coolant temp...

LH2.2 has a Hall-sensor, Blue Engine coolant temp sensor (below manifold), Adjustable 007 AMM, Chrysler ignition has no power stage.
LH2.4 has a VR-sensor, Black Engine coolant temp sensor, and a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By mark244turbo
Thanks for the advice. I also suspect the...

Thanks for the advice.

I also suspect the ignition side.

The coil is worth checking. The one in my car is probably 30 years old, so it might be a good idea to replace it anyway. I can swap in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By mark244turbo
1987 volvo 240 no start after rain

Car: 1987 volvo 240 B230F, LH2.2 / Chrysler ignition.

Condition:
- New fuses
- New plugs
- New Rotor
- New Rotor cap
- New plug wires
- Leaking windshield (damp inside)
- Car is running...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By mark244turbo
Interesting discussion...I am also looking to...

Interesting discussion...I am also looking to swap in a better cam to get rid of the horrible M-cam.

Here's a thread about A/B cam HP increase - bone stone B230F...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,278
Posted By mark244turbo
Another day without stalling. The problem seems...

Another day without stalling. The problem seems to be gone after i cleaned the fuel pump relay and tightened the battery cable.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,278
Posted By mark244turbo
Yesterday i tightened the battery cable and today...

Yesterday i tightened the battery cable and today i drove 100km (60miles) without stalling the engine. It may be to early to say it's solved now, but it is certainly looking good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,278
Posted By mark244turbo
Good call on the battery cables. I just looked at...

Good call on the battery cables. I just looked at the battery cables. I was able to move the + cable around the battery pole. A few turns with the 10 mm wrench and now the battery cables are fixed...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By mark244turbo
The AQ151 or B250A came with a 531 head and 86 mm...

The AQ151 or B250A came with a 531 head and 86 mm stroker crank, giving a 2.5L displacement.
You can't tell by the block casting if it's an AQ131 or AQ151, both have B230 cast on the side of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,278
Posted By mark244turbo
I need to check that out. It certainly wouldn't...

I need to check that out. It certainly wouldn't hurt replacing the fuel filter.



I don't know. I haven't been able to check. It's hard to hold the spark plug lead and crank the engine at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By mark244turbo
Thanks for the advice.

Thanks for the advice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By mark244turbo
^^^ Got some new inspiration for removing the...

^^^ Got some new inspiration for removing the turbo from my B21FT ^^^

Unbolting the right engine mount and jacking up the engine...that's something i haven't tried yet.

Will a 90+ manifold...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,278
Posted By mark244turbo
Volvo 240 B230F suddenly stalls while driving

I recently bought a '87 volvo 240 with LH2.2 and chrysler ignition.

It idles smoothly, it runs smoothly and then all of a sudden the engine dies while driving.
While freewheeling i am looking...
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