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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By OttoB
I used silicon measurement cable.

I used silicon measurement cable.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By OttoB
They are the same. Or even a bit shorter, because...

They are the same. Or even a bit shorter, because G80
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By OttoB
I've got something. Wait till Monday.

I've got something. Wait till Monday.
Forum: performance & suspension 08-07-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By OttoB
For 5,5x15 wheels you can use following tires....

For 5,5x15 wheels you can use following tires. ATS wheels may not fit on 780. At least they hit brake caliber on 240.


Tire size Rim widths
165/80-15 4.5, 4, 5, 5.5
185/80-15 5,...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-04-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By OttoB
Is it possible to machine that ridge down, so...

Is it possible to machine that ridge down, so bottom of it is flush with edge? And, if your gland nut doesnt go into threads enough, you can shorten outer tube couple mm from bottom. I shortened my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 279
Posted By OttoB
Bracket design changed at MY86. I bougth new...

Bracket design changed at MY86. I bougth new rubbers from Volvo to my 84 240 Turbo (23 mm sway) but it did not fit. So they sold me new brackets. It was not cheap.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-20-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By OttoB
The black one with two round nipples is for 7/900...

The black one with two round nipples is for 7/900 temp gauge. 200 temp gauge sensor is with one pole (flat) connctor.

1800 got Smiths "gauges*", dont know is there direct sensor replacement.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,542
Posted By OttoB
I have never changed timing belt tensioner on my...

I have never changed timing belt tensioner on my Volvos. Never heard about broken one, either.

(Not here to start any batguano-storm, my approach is purely academic...)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By OttoB
Small leak from thermostat housing can happen....

Small leak from thermostat housing can happen. Just over where the engine code is stamped...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By OttoB
Regina is 44-2-2. Undrilled section is 180 deg...

Regina is 44-2-2. Undrilled section is 180 deg apart.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,781
Posted By OttoB
Fine car and so much attention to details! ...

Fine car and so much attention to details!

One thing, that thermocouple, 3 mm ?, will go through your turbine wheel, sooner or later. Trust me, they dont live long even on diesel engines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By OttoB
Might that nipple be number 9 at first picture?...

Might that nipple be number 9 at first picture? (More nipples here than in the redhead topic)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By OttoB
It appears to be factory item. We have been...

It appears to be factory item. We have been together since 1995. Only couple owners before me.
Forum: showroom 06-14-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,846
Posted By OttoB
Track is Motopark, build on a closed mining area....

Track is Motopark, build on a closed mining area. First there was drag race track and first race was 1986. Upgraded to full road-racing track at early 90's. Now there is problem with enviroment...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By OttoB
I also have 84 240 Turbo with B19ET. There is a...

I also have 84 240 Turbo with B19ET. There is a cap on my y-nipple. No hose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By OttoB
So glad it works and into right direction. ...

So glad it works and into right direction.

I guess temp sensor is VDO universal type. It has 120 C stamping on head/hex.

Brake light might be warning light from brake line leak switch. Remove ...
Forum: performance & suspension 05-29-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By OttoB
Timos Motors is one well known company, good at...

Timos Motors is one well known company, good at NA engines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By OttoB
Found this: Rallye Tank ohm 0.. ...

Found this:

Rallye
Tank ohm
0.. 14
0,2.. 44
0,5 .. 82
0,8 .. 102
1 .. 118
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By OttoB
Aluminium 1030 are sometimes found under factory...

Aluminium 1030 are sometimes found under factory assemblied ambulance cars/chassis. Weaker than cast iron 1030.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By OttoB
I got. Gimme 18 hours.

I got. Gimme 18 hours.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-13-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,703
Posted By OttoB
My K-Jet misses a lot. Fuel pressure is only 45...

My K-Jet misses a lot. Fuel pressure is only 45 psi.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 727
Posted By OttoB
I had hard time to get fluid moving when I was...

I had hard time to get fluid moving when I was filling and bleeding complete dry system. Finally I removed brake pads and pumped pistons to outer limit. Removed bleed screws and pressed pistons in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By OttoB
Mounting lowering springs on a 240 is about 2...

Mounting lowering springs on a 240 is about 2 hours job with proper tools. No need to remove front struts from the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By OttoB
Volvos wp got cheaper long time ago. There was...

Volvos wp got cheaper long time ago. There was quite much complaiments about quality of those new pumps at swedish forums back then. Volvo just said they "matched quality to the market level" or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By OttoB
Lesjöfors has sport springs for 164, and Addco...

Lesjöfors has sport springs for 164, and Addco has bigger front and rear sways.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-16-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By OttoB
Early B230 is okay. Just add second bearing half...

Early B230 is okay. Just add second bearing half to support stock axial bearing. Minor grinding needed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By OttoB
Is there something about "parallel flow...

Is there something about "parallel flow condenser" when running with R134?
Forum: performance & suspension 02-13-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,614
Posted By OttoB
Those carbs was 300-series only, so no automatics.

Those carbs was 300-series only, so no automatics.
Forum: performance & suspension 02-10-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,614
Posted By OttoB
Good comparision between Solex 40 and K-Jet in a...

Good comparision between Solex 40 and K-Jet in a Volvo is B19 E and R-Sport engines. Both have 118 hp with K-cam. Biggest noticable difference is noice....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By OttoB
Google swedish car magazine Klassiker and Volvo...

Google swedish car magazine Klassiker and Volvo 165. They have 165 as a project, videos and stuff.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By OttoB
I'll just leave this here... ...

I'll just leave this here...


http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=288874
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By OttoB
Gangster caps is final proof that cousins...

Gangster caps is final proof that cousins shouldn't have children.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 31
740: Jeep axle
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Posted By OttoB
Distance from pinion to ring is different at...

Distance from pinion to ring is different at Volvo's carrier. Some machining is needed to move ring away from pinion. That carrier on ebay ad you linked, it doesn't have place for tone ring.
Forum: showroom 12-21-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By OttoB
Those Hydras look so good on that 245. Does it...

Those Hydras look so good on that 245. Does it have spacers?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By OttoB
If you got industrial supply shop near by, ask if...

If you got industrial supply shop near by, ask if they have belt cutting machine. Most shops who sell belts usually have that. They have wide sleeves of timing belts and just cut needed width from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By OttoB
Loose magnets often cause wipers to stall or slow...

Loose magnets often cause wipers to stall or slow down. Have glued those in every 240 I have owned.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-07-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By OttoB
I don't care who is quilty, I'm missing Lahtinen...

I don't care who is quilty, I'm missing Lahtinen and machine gun. Tack Jonny V..

Cheap and easy ignition would be from B230E and B230 K, those have Bosch EZK 118 ignition system, it has MAP...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By OttoB
I used piece of 122 firewall with hanging pedals...

I used piece of 122 firewall with hanging pedals and master cyl. That caused interference with heater fan box,so I used 140 heater. Battery was moved under back seat. Dear god.

Maybe just use...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-16-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,176
Posted By OttoB
In that situation I would get B23 or B230 block...

In that situation I would get B23 or B230 block and get block o-ringed if possible. Or copper head gasget. Or custom hg from Cosmetic. Then little grindin at top on cylinder liner.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By OttoB
Hello This might be something for you: ...

Hello

This might be something for you:

http://www.do88.se/en/artiklar/volvo-240-turbo-b21ft-pressure-hoses-2.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By OttoB
Bolt hole spacing is different between 3 and 4...

Bolt hole spacing is different between 3 and 4 cylinder calipers. 4 pot calipers are same in 122 (MY1968-1970) and 140.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-15-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,590
Posted By OttoB
240 B200E should have A-cam, V-cam on 740 with...

240 B200E should have A-cam, V-cam on 740 with B200E and map sensored EZK or Renix. I think Volvo got all from Bosch's menu during years 87-90
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By OttoB
Hub is same for both bearing sizes, but there was...

Hub is same for both bearing sizes, but there was something about with ATE front brakes. I checked part numbers, they are same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By OttoB
This, or if old ball joint has same threads*, use...

This, or if old ball joint has same threads*, use nut from that to press parts together. Used loc-nuts threads in much easier.


*Ball joints can have some strange threads.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-07-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,353
Posted By OttoB
In Finland there is Vauxhall Ventora 3.3 litre...

In Finland there is Vauxhall Ventora 3.3 litre with two blown through Strombergs. Over 700 hp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By OttoB
Drill those four plastic rivets open. Then you...

Drill those four plastic rivets open. Then you will find mechanism, it is attached to mirror frame with two screws. Those might be frozen. everything gotta get away before you can remove plastic...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 51,837
Posted By OttoB
Fine mess! I just have almost finished my 245 '90...

Fine mess! I just have almost finished my 245 '90 heater swap, it was non-AC unit, and now I have vacuum controlled unit. In my project I kept "modern" dash. My CombuHeater was from much older car,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By OttoB
Numbers doesn't line up. Floor mat has been off....

Numbers doesn't line up. Floor mat has been off. Maybe washed?
Forum: performance & suspension 05-14-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,375
Posted By OttoB
Hintercooler? Zwischencooler?

Hintercooler? Zwischencooler?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By OttoB
I got problem when bleeding my 240 Turbo, biggest...

I got problem when bleeding my 240 Turbo, biggest problem was rear calipers, so I took rear pads away, and pumped rear pistons almost out, had about 5 mm steel plate to limit piston movement. Opened...
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