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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you got the clutch figured out. It's a long...

Glad you got the clutch figured out. It's a long term repair. You won't have to do that again for a long time.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,121
Posted By dl242gt
Don't worry. The dog isn't gonna lead him astray....

Don't worry. The dog isn't gonna lead him astray. As the real supervisor of the project the pup will make sure that it's a fun all around engine setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 387
Posted By dl242gt
If the stud hole in the manifold has been...

If the stud hole in the manifold has been enlarged. You can use a stepped stud so the hole in the manifold can be 10mm thread and the other end of the stud will be 8mm to match up to the turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By dl242gt
No, they only look similar but are different.

No, they only look similar but are different.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 540
Posted By dl242gt
Ah that makes sense. Your engine is version of...

Ah that makes sense. Your engine is version of the B230E which we didn't get over here. The ignition is a setup that we also didn't get here in the US or Canada. There should be a control module for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 540
Posted By dl242gt
Pop off the clips and look inside the...

Pop off the clips and look inside the distributor. Is there anything under the dust cover? If nothing it's going to be LH2.4. If there is a sensor under the dust cover the engine is using LH2.2 most...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By dl242gt
Service light started in 1989 with LH2.4. As did...

Service light started in 1989 with LH2.4. As did the check engine light.

Usually, if you can get the current balanced on the circuits from side to side as suggested. That takes care of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By dl242gt
How is the intake piping? Maybe you have a...

How is the intake piping? Maybe you have a restriction on the intake side? Also common to have a clogged cat causing this but if it is ok then I'd look to the intake. Maybe you have a leaking hose...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By dl242gt
Check your motor mounts. If the engine is...

Check your motor mounts. If the engine is shifting around a lot. That can make the clutch chirp when taking off. Did you put a new mount on the trans? This may have put the trans up a bit higher so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By dl242gt
What rotor are you using? It should be the Bosch...

What rotor are you using? It should be the Bosch 04170.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By dl242gt
I'm no expert myself but what I see the people...

I'm no expert myself but what I see the people here put through an AW71 you know there are quite a few different parts between the two trannys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By dl242gt
If you are putting these in the redblock car tail...

If you are putting these in the redblock car tail lights like a 7/9 or 240. Be sure to use omni directional output led units. The tail light housings require light all around inside of them to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By dl242gt
Just leave your keys on the seat or in the...

Just leave your keys on the seat or in the ignition and follow the above procedure for locking the car. Boom your keys are locked in!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By dl242gt
It's better to just get an affordable AW71. The...

It's better to just get an affordable AW71. The parts list to make the trans handle that much more power for a turbo engine is probably pretty long. A rebuild of the trans already setup for turbo use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By dl242gt
Is this a block mount or head mount distributor?

Is this a block mount or head mount distributor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By dl242gt
It is possible that the distributor shaft is worn...

It is possible that the distributor shaft is worn and has a wobble. But you can check that by pushing and pulling sideways on the rotor. You would feel the play.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By dl242gt
When the cap is installed there is a key so it...

When the cap is installed there is a key so it only is installed one way. You can force it to install the other way but you get problems like you describe if you do that. Remove the clips and check...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By dl242gt
How is this going?

How is this going?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,605
Posted By dl242gt
I think you can check in with ozvolvo if I recall...

I think you can check in with ozvolvo if I recall correctly. He archived it down under. He mentions it in the thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By dl242gt
That is the same price as a rebuilt M47 exchange...

That is the same price as a rebuilt M47 exchange from Volvo last time I checked. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By dl242gt
I think you can check out the members site on...

I think you can check out the members site on here user name Duder. He sells the board and setup and should be able to direct you to a place to buy the coil pack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 540
Posted By dl242gt
Welcome aboard. I want to know what fuel...

Welcome aboard. I want to know what fuel management do you have? From your description it seems like LH2.4 with the ignition amp next to the battery in the left inner fender. But I'm not familiar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,334
Posted By dl242gt
The rust coast is so mean to your car if you keep...

The rust coast is so mean to your car if you keep them outside. For my 240s the storage isn't big enough for cars that large. So they get dirty.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By dl242gt
OK well to go over how you test. Valve open so...

OK well to go over how you test. Valve open so fuel flows to gauge and through the hose back to the fuel distributor is control pressure. You should see this start low and rise as the engine warms...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By dl242gt
Aren't they the loop washers that hold return...

Aren't they the loop washers that hold return springs? It's been awhile and maybe I'm thinking of a different setup. Also not unusual to have to make half washer spacers. The B20 in my 69 wagon was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,334
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you got them. The B cam is a nice upgrade....

Glad you got them. The B cam is a nice upgrade. It won't be as smooth but it's not lumpy gravy either. Still a stock cam for easy to pass emissions testing if you have that where you live.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By dl242gt
You can test the resistor as suggested. Many...

You can test the resistor as suggested. Many times it is just the motor has failed. But the resistors fail as well. Test with a meter like described earlier.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,334
Posted By dl242gt
Rent the shim kit. It's worth it. Then you have...

Rent the shim kit. It's worth it. Then you have all the sizes you need and once it's returned you only pay for the ones you used. PM hiperfauto and ask if he has a kit for rent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By dl242gt
Oh well, if you know the fuse is good. Then the...

Oh well, if you know the fuse is good. Then the fan motor is probably gone. I use FCPEuro, EEuroparts, and Rock auto for this stuff nowadays. FCP is nice with the warranty which they have always...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By dl242gt
It's a big job at a shop and a big diy job if you...

It's a big job at a shop and a big diy job if you are going to be a diy. That being said you can usually get the stud out if it's above the head. But it can require welding to the stud and if it...
Forum: showroom 10-13-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,558
Posted By dl242gt
I did try autocross one other time with my 76...

I did try autocross one other time with my 76 rabbit back in the 80s. That thing was a blast for this type of motorsport.

I still have my Rookie award fridge magnet. lol. Rallycross seems to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By dl242gt
A good quick test to see if it is the resistor is...

A good quick test to see if it is the resistor is to put your fan setting on 4. If the fan is running on high speed and runs good. Only the resistor is bad. High speed setting bypasses the resistor....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By dl242gt
If you know spark gets to the distributor cap but...

If you know spark gets to the distributor cap but doesn't get to the spark plugs. Then use a flat screwdriver and pop off the clips and look inside the distributor cap. There is a carbon contact...
Forum: showroom 10-10-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 502
Posted By dl242gt
It really is amazing the various ways people...

It really is amazing the various ways people 'appreciate' their volvos.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By dl242gt
He bought the M90 from the area of the world...

He bought the M90 from the area of the world where people can supply one. If you can do it. It is a nice option for a manual swap. Should drive really nice with the swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By dl242gt
What is the valve lash set at? Try advancing the...

What is the valve lash set at? Try advancing the cam a bit maybe six degrees advanced?

After that it's probably what I wrote in my earlier post. I can't see the link to your video.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,334
Posted By dl242gt
Just don't turn the cam by the bolt on the gear....

Just don't turn the cam by the bolt on the gear. Turn it by the outer part of the sprocket.
Forum: showroom 10-09-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,737
Posted By dl242gt
What happened to the person who owned the present...

What happened to the person who owned the present front page car? I haven't seen a post from him in many years.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 793
Posted By dl242gt
Team Dynamics wheels are light and reasonably...

Team Dynamics wheels are light and reasonably priced for a performance wheel that actually gives you some performance. https://www.rimstock.com

I had a set of the 15 x 7 wheels and they were only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,334
Posted By dl242gt
To measure the clearance on each cylinder you...

To measure the clearance on each cylinder you will have to rotate the engine to each position that has the cam lobes like number one is when it is firing. Both valves closed. Start at number one like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By dl242gt
If the sensors were good. I would just keep using...

If the sensors were good. I would just keep using them. I just had to have the head off on my 93 wagon and I kept the old sensors which were working fine. Clean up the connections and make sure there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By dl242gt
Get a set of the angled feeler gauges. They are a...

Get a set of the angled feeler gauges. They are a bit easier to insert to measure the clearance. I use .014, .015, .016" as a go no go or too loose to get them around .015" cold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By dl242gt
IIRC the momentary switch started in 83 or 84....

IIRC the momentary switch started in 83 or 84. Nice feature so rear defroster runs long enough to work and then shuts down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,420
Posted By dl242gt
Unless you are building race car why mess with...

Unless you are building race car why mess with what works and works well? When the instrument cluster is bypassed with the substitute charge light. The other lights won't get tested on initial key...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By dl242gt
Oh and the alternator wiring can decay where it...

Oh and the alternator wiring can decay where it goes under the crankshaft pulley and toward the alternator and wiring does decay at the big gray plugs at the rear of the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By dl242gt
It seems like you have figured it out but are not...

It seems like you have figured it out but are not listening to the symptom. You wrote your dash light is off. The manual told you if that light is off you get no charging. So your next step is to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By dl242gt
Another clunk from the rear of the car is that...

Another clunk from the rear of the car is that rear ujoint. It takes a lot of abuse.

But the wandering is bushing related for the most part. Also how are the shocks? if they are worn they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By dl242gt
Unless they are pristine. Replace the exhaust...

Unless they are pristine. Replace the exhaust manifold studs. Replace the rear cam plug while easier to access. Replace the valve hushers while easier to access.

Also a good time to put in the B...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 864
Posted By dl242gt
LOL he wrote pop your boot. (Bevis or Butthead...

LOL he wrote pop your boot. (Bevis or Butthead inflection)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By dl242gt
With a mild street performance cam like a enem...

With a mild street performance cam like a enem V15. A B230 is not going to idle like a M or even the T cam. The K cam has about another 20 degrees of duration compared to my V15 or a B cam which both...
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