home register FAQ memberlist calendar

Go Back   Turbobricks Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 50 of 300
Search took 0.16 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: dl242gt
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By dl242gt
If you get them from FCPEuro then they'll be...

If you get them from FCPEuro then they'll be warrantied for life.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By dl242gt
Those are a cool sounding horn if I am thinking...

Those are a cool sounding horn if I am thinking of the ones I hear from the tour de france races. When you install the horn you'll want to use a 40 amp relay wired in. You can trigger the relay with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 166
Posted By dl242gt
Can we get a bit more information? Like is the...

Can we get a bit more information? Like is the pedal low? Is the pedal firm but requires a bit of effort? When Volvo boosted this braking system. They used a remote Girling booster that mounts to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By dl242gt
If you can still get them. The Boge aftermarket...

If you can still get them. The Boge aftermarket bushings are as good as OEM. I highly recommend them. If you can't find the Boge trailing arm bushings. Then I would buy genuine Volvo ones. I also see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By dl242gt
There is vacuum at idle through the small hose....

There is vacuum at idle through the small hose. At speed during cruise the larger pcv hose pulls some vacuum as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,920
Posted By dl242gt
Aren't the shocks adjustable? Try adjusting the...

Aren't the shocks adjustable? Try adjusting the shocks for more rebound to help control that bouncy rear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By dl242gt
That's great you found an installer that would...

That's great you found an installer that would work with you. The guy at my place wouldn't do squat. The glass was reasonable though. It was $271 installed at that time.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By dl242gt
That setup should be using the 124 ignition amp...

That setup should be using the 124 ignition amp with a 117EZK box. No, that setup doesn't use a ballast resistor if you are using the stock coil.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By dl242gt
If I recall correctly Volvo was required by law...

If I recall correctly Volvo was required by law to have that circuit for the Japanese market. Looks like a great addition to the car for safety.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By dl242gt
Volvo was the only quality source of that hose....

Volvo was the only quality source of that hose. The aftermarket ones are too soft to last long and the quality of the material is low. As you now know.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By dl242gt
They look useful. It's nice that the bushing...

They look useful. It's nice that the bushing comes installed. Saves a bunch of time there.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By dl242gt
Way to go! That's a lot of fun in a brick.

Way to go! That's a lot of fun in a brick.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By dl242gt
Try using google search to search the site for...

Try using google search to search the site for EZK wasted spark install. The member here user name Duder sells wasted spark kits. I believe you can also use an LS type coil for the wasted spark setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By dl242gt
How is the fuel system? fresh fuel filter? Good...

How is the fuel system? fresh fuel filter? Good intank pump? Be sure it's the turbo version.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By dl242gt
Unless you are already using a reground cam. You...

Unless you are already using a reground cam. You don't have any lash caps in your engine. Just recheck or change the valve clearances to be in spec when you install the cam and rock on.

Edit:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By dl242gt
This is a good application for the dye. You can...

This is a good application for the dye. You can get a UV dye kit from autozone and find out just where the leak is coming from. You can also do a pressure test of the system and see if there is any...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By dl242gt
I have enem cams in my stuff and am very happy...

I have enem cams in my stuff and am very happy with them. If you want a cam like the enem V15 you could get the IPD turbo cam. But for your setup. I would get a V16 T cam. They supply new cams from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By dl242gt
Even Volvo only has the newer style windshield...

Even Volvo only has the newer style windshield available. But they probably aren't as lazy as PPG glass and they put on a seal that is more suited to the car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,030
Posted By dl242gt
When I am adjusting I aim for .015". The...

When I am adjusting I aim for .015". The allowable range is wider when checking. It is something like .013" to .018" as the range of allowable clearances. Personally, I like to get the lash no larger...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By dl242gt
I would suggest you get an extra set of those...

I would suggest you get an extra set of those gaskets with the metal composite type of material. The other gaskets with the spots can burn up and fail and are not up to the quality standards for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By dl242gt
I got one in 2019 installed by Normans glass in...

I got one in 2019 installed by Normans glass in Burlington NJ. They got me a PPG windshield. They were still listed as available from Volvo at that time for about $60 more. The guy told me that the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By dl242gt
On the left inner fender is a black covered...

On the left inner fender is a black covered junction block. That is where one of the smaller red wires on the batter go to. It provides the key off power to the fuse box and to the ignition key. You...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By dl242gt
Try clearing out the codes and see if that helps....

Try clearing out the codes and see if that helps. If it has enough fuel pressure then it could run rich and run poorly. My friend tried out one of the $30 maf sensors from ebay and it actually runs...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 47,442
Posted By dl242gt
Looks great! I like the safety touches with the...

Looks great! I like the safety touches with the lights. that's a fun wagon. Probably will get better mileage than stock besides being much faster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for the link for the crimper. I just...

Thanks for the link for the crimper. I just ordered the set, too. Looking forward to making some nice cables with it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By dl242gt
You can use this adapter to connect into the fuel...

You can use this adapter to connect into the fuel line. It lets you use a generic fuel pressure kit to test your car....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By dl242gt
He did. The engine stalled which may not be the...

He did. The engine stalled which may not be the AMM fault. Check out the cleanflametrap web site for help with diagnosing a bad AMM. I do agree that the running symptoms are typical of a bad AMM. A...
Forum: showroom 04-03-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 460,047
Posted By dl242gt
Some folks may not find them desirable but the...

Some folks may not find them desirable but the market does value them as one of the most collectible 240s. At least that is what is written in my Volvo Buyers guide. The main difference in the USA...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By dl242gt
A 'tuned' engine on these cars tends to run rough...

A 'tuned' engine on these cars tends to run rough when cold. This happened to me when I installed a cam in my car. I clear it out every cold start. Be aware that the engine will not be as smooth as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By dl242gt
When It's acting up. It may help to check the...

When It's acting up. It may help to check the fuel pressure.
Forum: showroom 04-01-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 460,047
Posted By dl242gt
That's a fine looking GT. I would think a nice...

That's a fine looking GT. I would think a nice GT is getting upwards of a 8-10k$ car nowadays. They are very rare now that the rust bug has eaten so many of them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By dl242gt
There is supposed to be a UT marked on the...

There is supposed to be a UT marked on the gasket. Meaning 'out'. They match up to the head port shape only one way. The outer part of the port shape not the hole in the head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By dl242gt
What year and what fuel injection? Did you...

What year and what fuel injection? Did you measure the coolant temp sensor at three operation points? You are supposed to measure cold, then warm, then again fully up to temp. You can check out the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By dl242gt
Looking for something like 50 milliamps or less...

Looking for something like 50 milliamps or less as the normal drain when powered down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,382
Posted By dl242gt
That hardware strore locknut may not be the...

That hardware strore locknut may not be the higher grade of steel needed for the application. I'd suggest buying the genuine part if you don't have a local supplier that can sell you grade 8 metric...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By dl242gt
Alex B built his whiteblock 242 with C30 seats if...

Alex B built his whiteblock 242 with C30 seats if I recall correctly. They looked very good in there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By dl242gt
Use an amp meter to see if there is a battery...

Use an amp meter to see if there is a battery drain and make sure the power off current draw is correct.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By dl242gt
Do you have the fuse box on the +battery...

Do you have the fuse box on the +battery terminal? That terminal can corrode and cause electrical issues. I replaced the battery terminal part with a gold plated marine terminal and cleaned the rest...
Forum: showroom 03-31-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 460,047
Posted By dl242gt
I have a nice set of original wheels for sale....

I have a nice set of original wheels for sale. https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=359306&highlight=242+wheels
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By dl242gt
I'm an early user with one. It has been well...

I'm an early user with one. It has been well worth it.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By dl242gt
You always should spend more on the upgrades than...

You always should spend more on the upgrades than the car you started out with. It's part of the fun!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By dl242gt
A bad voltage regulator or worn out brushes can...

A bad voltage regulator or worn out brushes can cause flickering in the lights. Looking at it with one of those 52mm vdo volt gauges won't see the flicker because the gauge movement is dampened.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By dl242gt
We used to use a naptha based cleaner. At work we...

We used to use a naptha based cleaner. At work we would clean the plastic printer covers using lighter fluid as the solvent for the sticker stuff. Have to let it soak for awhile on the tough ones. Be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,226
Posted By dl242gt
I used 4" infinity speakers from Crutchfield...

I used 4" infinity speakers from Crutchfield years ago on the turbo. When they wore out. I replaced them with Kenwoods. Crutchfield used to sell a bracket which bolts on with the speakers and lets...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,979
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for the update. Glad you got it sorted out!

Thanks for the update. Glad you got it sorted out!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By dl242gt
The late model 91-93 pumps are a bolt in...

The late model 91-93 pumps are a bolt in replacement as Dave shows above. They are all Saginaw pumps, all three types.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By dl242gt
I suggest put a listing in wanted. Someone may...

I suggest put a listing in wanted. Someone may have a good used sender for you. I never heard of the windings ever being sold as a separate part. You'd have to roll your own and solder on new wire to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By dl242gt
You can connect the two wires at the brake pedal...

You can connect the two wires at the brake pedal to bypass the switch and see if the brake lights work. If they do then it's your brake light switch. For the reverse lights it's probably the neutral...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By dl242gt
You Volvo dealer can order them from Genuine...

You Volvo dealer can order them from Genuine Classic Parts. Or you can order from there as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By dl242gt
I used the Accel 9000 wires for their heat...

I used the Accel 9000 wires for their heat resistance. You'd still want to use some shielding on the boots and the wires close to the ends. Those wires Dave B used look great.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 300

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:18 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.