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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By Homer
What they said. Don't waste your time with...

What they said. Don't waste your time with anything else
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 603
Posted By Homer
I've noticed the main problem being the window...

I've noticed the main problem being the window guide rubber trim. The felt wears off and adds extra drag. My drivers side has a relatively new piece in it and the window is acceptable in speed. The...
Forum: showroom 05-18-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,256
Views: 750,597
Posted By Homer
This is all I have right now. Sorting out other...

This is all I have right now. Sorting out other issues and then I'll take some better photos.
https://i.imgur.com/Zltoc4b.jpg


Thanks! Yah nearly. $850 installed at Costco, $70 instant rebate...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 134,960
Posted By Homer
I have learned so much!

I have learned so much!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
No ABS but I have ABS struts. Thought I might...

No ABS but I have ABS struts. Thought I might implement traction control but that's pretty low on the list.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
Skandix. ...

Skandix.
http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/suspension-steering/wheel-bearing/wheel-hub-mounting/wheel-hub-front-axle/1033317/?dc=32
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
Yep. Bearing races were already pressed in too.

Yep. Bearing races were already pressed in too.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
New hubs arrived ...

New hubs arrived
https://i.imgur.com/7AwXnDx.jpg

While rolling around under the car I noticed the front universal joint was loose. Volvo specs HD versions of GKN 1300 series U-Joints. I didn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Homer
Assuming you use passenger side 240 cushions on...

Assuming you use passenger side 240 cushions on both sides, 2" spacers are what you need.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Homer
That connector does not exist. You CAN find a 5...

That connector does not exist. You CAN find a 5 pin JPT connector and just transfer the pins or grab the gray connector on the DS strut tower from an 850. The pins will swap into that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Homer
The canister does have a GM logo on the bottom. I...

The canister does have a GM logo on the bottom. I bet with a little sleuthing you could find a comparable replacement online.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 40,959
Posted By Homer
That sounds fantastic. Notice any change in sound...

That sounds fantastic. Notice any change in sound when it warms up?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
I think more than heavy it always just felt a...

I think more than heavy it always just felt a little sticky. Having a newer car to compare it to might have led to me noticing it more. I dunno.
I have the same spool and double spring setup that a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
I went at it through the gauge cluster opening....

I went at it through the gauge cluster opening. The angles made it weird. Turns out I'm just doing it wrong! Derp
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
If the bolts under the dash weren't such a pain...

If the bolts under the dash weren't such a pain in the ass I think I'd actually get around to fixing it.



That's not a bad idea making the boost super lazy with cruise on. hmmm.

The cruise...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 40,959
Posted By Homer
The hangers look great. Slick idea with combining...

The hangers look great. Slick idea with combining 2 clamps.
I bet that exhaust will sound great. It's really hard to describe how much different it sounds compared to a stainless setup.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
I know, too much lightweighting. I saw there are...

I know, too much lightweighting. I saw there are companies that manufacture runout correction shims. I guess for customers that don't want to buy new hubs? Beer cans are way cheaper and you're...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By Homer
Also check that the caliper you put on was...

Also check that the caliper you put on was assembled correctly. There are dimples on the caliper halves that need to line up. If they don't they'll never bleed properly. I had this issue for a few...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 40,959
Posted By Homer
What are your plans for hangers on the aluminum...

What are your plans for hangers on the aluminum sections?
It took me a while to realize you swapped in the BMW chassis, turns out I was too lazy to read the first post.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,528
Posted By Homer
You might want to have a chat with every engine...

You might want to have a chat with every engine manufacturer out there. The stock oil separator drains back to the crankcase. The provent is just doing a better job of separating the oil from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Homer
That later TRW rack is not adjustable. It sounds...

That later TRW rack is not adjustable. It sounds like the rack bushings are worn and need replacing.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
Got the steering back together last night and it...

Got the steering back together last night and it feels wonderful. Just drove around the parking garage and the assist level is perfect now. Not Cadillac floaty but not overly heavy.

Hubs just left...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,528
Posted By Homer
Should give you a good idea of the plumbing. ...

Should give you a good idea of the plumbing.
Stock breather box--> Provent--> tee to intake manifold--> Pre turbo pipe
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
More updates. I've been fighting a steering...

More updates.

I've been fighting a steering wheel shimmy for quite some time now. 50-60ish mph. I could get it to disappear if the front wheels would be in the correct phase with each other. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,528
Posted By Homer
I have been running the provent 200 for the last...

I have been running the provent 200 for the last 40k miles. Changed the filter ~3k miles ago. I've never had oil buildup issues in my turbo(s). Even at higher boost. I kept the stock oil separator...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Homer
No reason you can't fit it. Reroute the drier...

No reason you can't fit it.
Reroute the drier to compressor line forward. External WG stays below the turbo.

First photo is the GTX3067
Third is a Holset HE351
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
https://www.amazon.com/Volvo-Center-Caps-Cover-Whe...

https://www.amazon.com/Volvo-Center-Caps-Cover-Wheel/dp/B06XHSSH1L
and some thin o-rings. The OD of the centercap is ~1mm too small.

Yep, just the DW300 in tank pump
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,726
Posted By Homer
Yea buddy

Yea buddy
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By Homer
285s will require pulling fenders. No way you can...

285s will require pulling fenders. No way you can get away with just trimming or rolling fender lips. Max you can fit with just trimming is 245.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Homer
What he said. $40-60 for a custom hose that won't...

What he said. $40-60 for a custom hose that won't leave you stranded is pretty cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By Homer
Credit goes to Dave Barton for the diagram, but...

Credit goes to Dave Barton for the diagram, but these are all the mechanical parts needed under the dash.
http://www.240turbo.com/volvovacuumdiagrams.html
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By Homer
240 parts for sure. Plug and play affair. Be sure...

240 parts for sure. Plug and play affair. Be sure to get the pedal switch bracket, your 240 won't have it.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By Homer
Found a leaky o ring in the brake pedal switch...

Found a leaky o ring in the brake pedal switch and my throttle cable is draggy. The leak wasn't bad enough for the cruise to not work at all but it makes sense that it was surging a little.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By Homer
No way in hell I'd want to hack a cruise module...

No way in hell I'd want to hack a cruise module from another car into mine.

Good idea checking the throttle cable. I've got a pile of those vac pumps for whatever reason. Do you remember what...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By Homer
Copied from volvotips This is for the 850,...

Copied from volvotips
This is for the 850, worth going through this procedure on the 240.

To activate the pump on a 240 connect (at the pump):
Green/Yellow to +12v
Yellow/Red to Gnd
Orange to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By Homer
I guess that might make sense. It's the same...

I guess that might make sense. It's the same mechanical parts as the 1990-93 240s from the looks of it.
http://www.volvopartswebstore.com/images/parts/volvo/fullsize/GR-60575.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 04-06-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,739
Posted By Homer
Is it just as huge as the CD00x?

Is it just as huge as the CD00x?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By Homer
The cruise on my 90' 240 also has issues. Nothing...

The cruise on my 90' 240 also has issues. Nothing as dramatic as malloy1 but I do get slight surging of the throttle. I'm guessing a vac leak or something. It overshoots then backs off with a pretty...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
ET6, they're 16mm adapters. I had to use a 1.5mm...

ET6, they're 16mm adapters. I had to use a 1.5mm thick o-ring around the center cap but they fit great. Really glad Tom encouraged me to get the black lug nuts too.
Forum: showroom 04-01-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,256
Views: 750,597
Posted By Homer
https://i.imgur.com/PtI6DWuh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/PtI6DWuh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
FIXED Thanks! I was a bit nervous about how...

FIXED

Thanks! I was a bit nervous about how they'd look but I'm really happy. Glad I got the 9" widths all around. The spoke profile on narrower widths look terrible.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
Story of my life. Imgur here I come

Story of my life. Imgur here I come
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
Noticed the tank to filter fuel line looking...

Noticed the tank to filter fuel line looking downright scary. Cracked and rock hard.
That's after 5 years. Protip, don't trust the hydraulic shop to spec line for gasoline....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
https://i.imgur.com/PtI6DWuh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/PtI6DWuh.jpg
Forum: events 03-28-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Homer
A hard maybe on this one.

A hard maybe on this one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Homer
Yep, It's not threaded at all. Snap on.

Yep, It's not threaded at all. Snap on.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,188
Posted By Homer
No compiled info. With trimmed fenders and...

No compiled info.
With trimmed fenders and stock body work you're not going to fit anything wider than 17x9 ET6 - 7 (245 tire).
Use the template here for checking your wheels if you have them...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Homer
the 850/960 saginaw TC pump uses the same...

the 850/960 saginaw TC pump uses the same pressure control valve as the 91-93 240 saginaw TC pump. Max output of 1200psi. I just went through this exercise. I think the later ZF pump off the RN...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 549,523
Posted By Homer
good post

good post
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 159,832
Posted By Homer
It's so pretty.

It's so pretty.
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