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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2011, 01:08 AM
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Views: 885
Posted By volvo245kit
What happened to www. d24t.com?

I don't know if this is the right place for this post but I was wondering if anyone knew what happened to the site? I guess Jason couldn't hold on any longer. There didn't seem to be much traffic...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By volvo245kit
240 V8 swap swaybar question

Okay, so if this question has been asked before please forgive me in advance (especially since there's no longer a search feature here on this site). I'm wanting to know what my options are for a 240...
Forum: website & board 04-19-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,400
Posted By volvo245kit
What happened to the search function?

I just noticed today for the first time that the search function isn't available anywhere that I can find. What happened to it? Wasn't it working out?
Forum: showroom 09-03-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,826
Posted By volvo245kit
Is there anybody out there?

Is there anybody out there?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By volvo245kit
I believe that fcpgroton.com should have one as...

I believe that fcpgroton.com should have one as well. If not then I'd go over www.brickboard.com and on the 200 forum find ODguru. He's the guy that can tell you where to get all of the O/D stuff....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,489
Posted By volvo245kit
"Lets Do It! Bebuild B21FT" Les bebuild it...

"Lets Do It! Bebuild B21FT" Les bebuild it 'panky!!! Otay!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 72,801
Posted By volvo245kit
Did you ever find out what kind of...

Did you ever find out what kind of Horsepower/Torque values you're getting out of this?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By volvo245kit
To get the most out of those headlights go to...

To get the most out of those headlights go to www.danielstern.com and get yourself a headlight installation kit and install it the way he tells you to. It adds relays and larger gauge wiring (not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By volvo245kit
Also on that diff sensor, follow the wires up...

Also on that diff sensor, follow the wires up from it and there's a plug in the trunk area that might have come loose. Check that. Good Luck!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By volvo245kit
I have 2 240 diesel radiators available if that...

I have 2 240 diesel radiators available if that helps you. PM me and we'll talk.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By volvo245kit
Also, I believe that you can install a block...

Also, I believe that you can install a block mounted distributor from a 240 style B230 into that engine. You'll need to swap the intermediate shaft from the 240 as well to make it work. Then all you...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,911
Posted By volvo245kit
I also have a set of these lying around just...

I also have a set of these lying around just waitng for the adapters. Find Mueller on here. He's making me a set (sometime???) and has the dimensions. He may even make you a set as well if you're...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By volvo245kit
I actually installed one from a '92 into my '82....

I actually installed one from a '92 into my '82. That was a bit of a mod-job but anything 86+ 240 should bolt right up with the necessary parts from the donor car. Good Luck!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By volvo245kit
Do a search here for "volvo keyless install (with...

Do a search here for "volvo keyless install (with ford parts)" This guy used parts from a Lincoln Continental (I think) that he got from a salvage yard and he has a video of the finished product. It...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By volvo245kit
I bought one of the large shock tower braces and...

I bought one of the large shock tower braces and if you would've asked me when I (finally) received it I would've had a different response. You see, it was supposed to take 3 WEEKS to get them and it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,001
Posted By volvo245kit
I've had luck in the past using the chisel method...

I've had luck in the past using the chisel method only I use one one an air hammer moving it around with the bolt as it starts to break loose. Of course first I thoroughly douse it with Kroil. Good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
240: Hoods
Views: 963
Posted By volvo245kit
What year ir your 240? If it's an 80-85 then in...

What year ir your 240? If it's an 80-85 then in order to swap over to this hood you'll also need to swap over the front fenders, core support, and headlights. Even after you've done all of this it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By volvo245kit
I did install a double-din in my first 245 in the...

I did install a double-din in my first 245 in the lower radio spot. I had to cut a chunk out of the tunnel and make a sunken patch for it. IIRC, it hits pretty hard on the 2 ventilation bellows...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,910
Posted By volvo245kit
I've broken ring terminals too by trying to drill...

I've broken ring terminals too by trying to drill them. What I found out works really well when you want them larger is to use a rat tail file, or a chainsaw sharpening file works nicely too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By volvo245kit
Yes, it is rpone to the engine wiring harness'...

Yes, it is rpone to the engine wiring harness' insulation deteriorating. Look closely at the harnesses plug near the firewall where it connects to the car's harness. The insulation will likely be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By volvo245kit
Bump! Does anyone have an idea?

Bump! Does anyone have an idea?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By volvo245kit
rear window 244 question

Okay, So I trashed my rear window trying to get it out of this project '93 244 I've been working on. I have a spare from an '84 parts car that I have. The one difference that I noticed is that the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By volvo245kit
I don't know if this applies to the 940's or not...

I don't know if this applies to the 940's or not but on every 240 I've looked at the wiring that goes ino the driver's door actuator always has the same crumbling insulation problem that some engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By volvo245kit
I've used a product called Tri-Flow that's got...

I've used a product called Tri-Flow that's got teflon in it. You can get it at most hardware stores and at bicycle shops. I then took a piece of heat shrink tubing (that will fit over the cable end...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,781
Posted By volvo245kit
For the heads on my projects I have carefully...

For the heads on my projects I have carefully masked off all of the holes where I don't want the sand to go with aluminum tape. Then I use a portable sandblaster and I even blast the headgasket...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By volvo245kit
My bad! Obviuosly a slip of the keystroke! I...

My bad! Obviuosly a slip of the keystroke! I meant to say "an '86 240" Sorry for the confusion.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By volvo245kit
What years had the same A/C compressor as the '93 240's?

I'm looking for a new housing for mine and someone here has one from an '86 249. Is this the same as the '93's? Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,020
Posted By volvo245kit
Will a B230 waterpump hardline work on a B23?

It's the line that comes out of the back of the waterpump and goes down the right side of the engine and then turns right behind the block to the heater hose. I have one off of a B230 and looked at a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By volvo245kit
There are Volvos in the JY's here because there's...

There are Volvos in the JY's here because there's one guy who they send all of the Volvos to and he charges an arm and a leg for most everything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By volvo245kit
1993 244 A/C catastrophe!

Okay so I'm in the middle of this '93 244 project (engine rebuild, etc.) and I have the A/C compressor out and in the vice on my workbench. I then go to remove the large A/C hose fitting at the...
Forum: showroom 05-16-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,358
Posted By volvo245kit
I'm interested also. Keep me posted.

I'm interested also. Keep me posted.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By volvo245kit
There is a difference in the 91+ heater boxes. I...

There is a difference in the 91+ heater boxes. I changed the one out in my '84 for one out of a '92 as part of an A/C upgrade and I found that the 2 center vfan housings on the box are wider apart on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By volvo245kit
Update: I was told that the 85 and newer ones are...

Update: I was told that the 85 and newer ones are different than the older ones. Can I use the older ones or not? If not, then who do you all recommend online for a rebuilt or new unit that's the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By volvo245kit
Alternator questions '93 244

Okay so I'm putting this '93 244 together for my daughter's first car. I don't know any of the history of the alternator and took it to a local alternator shop to have it checked out and torn down to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,869
Posted By volvo245kit
So, is it threaded onto the shaft or is there...

So, is it threaded onto the shaft or is there some kind of fastener that I need to remove and the use a puller to pull it? I don't want to screw this up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,869
Posted By volvo245kit
How do I remove a power steering pulley from the pump on my '93 244

There's a hole for an allen wrench in the center of the shaft but there's no provision to hold the pulley and this thing's on there tight. Thanks in advance.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,137
Posted By volvo245kit
I do carefully sandblast aluminum. All I do is...

I do carefully sandblast aluminum. All I do is just barely "frost" the surface. Just enough to provide a gripping surface.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,137
Posted By volvo245kit
You can get generic scotchbrite wheels and an...

You can get generic scotchbrite wheels and an arbor at Harbor Freight for a cheap price. I've used both those and the ones that WindowsBreakerG4 recommended above and I use the scotchbrite type...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By volvo245kit
I'd start by removing the O/D relay under the...

I'd start by removing the O/D relay under the dash (It's an orange colored relay in my '83). Then I'd carefully pry off the orange plastic cover. Then I'd take a soldering iron and some solder for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 988
Posted By volvo245kit
I have a few of these tanks that are rust free....

I have a few of these tanks that are rust free. PM me if interested. P.S I'm in Western Colorado so shipping will add to the price a bit. PM me if you're interested.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By volvo245kit
$400+? That wouldn't be too bad if you knew the...

$400+? That wouldn't be too bad if you knew the work was as good as a new one. I recently had a local trans. shop quote me $1500 to rebuild an AW71! I thanked them for their time and RAN away!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,763
Posted By volvo245kit
I'd try going to the paint products website and...

I'd try going to the paint products website and get the details. If it's heat resistant to 500 degrees F or better then I'd use it. it's obviously good against brake fluid which can be corrosive so I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By volvo245kit
I'd keep your eye out for a 3 row Nissens one....

I'd keep your eye out for a 3 row Nissens one. They're thicker and hold more coolant and therefore cool a little better.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,232
Posted By volvo245kit
To quote Puss-n-Boots from Shrek II.....Hairball!...

To quote Puss-n-Boots from Shrek II.....Hairball! My cat always runs better after hacking up one of these!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,371
Posted By volvo245kit
What happened to the 240 option?

What happened to the 240 option?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By volvo245kit
First, the M46 in the diesel cars have a lower...

First, the M46 in the diesel cars have a lower first gear than the gas car version. Second, as far as th engine goes I've been told that the 740 D24T diesels have a higher nickel content in the block...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By volvo245kit
Where did you get the adapters for these...

Where did you get the adapters for these calipers? I know DVS has them in Australia. Did you use theirs? If not, I'd like to know where you got yours as I have a set of these calipers that I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By volvo245kit
Support the trans. wth a floor jack since your...

Support the trans. wth a floor jack since your car's on ramps. Drop the trans. crossmember and the mount goes between the crossmember and the back of the trans. It's fairly easy once you've got the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By volvo245kit
What year and model car are we talking about?...

What year and model car are we talking about? I've never heard of a black O/D relay. My experience has been with early to mid 80's 240's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By volvo245kit
Yes.

Yes.
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