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Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 844
Posted By Murploid1
Very interesting write up. Thanks for posting! ...

Very interesting write up. Thanks for posting!

I will say this however, I upgraded my standard Volvo intercooler (car is a 244T) to a Do88 and was VERY surprised at the difference it made. No Dyno...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Murploid1
Was wondering about that... Cable is only...

Was wondering about that...

Cable is only months old, not sure why it would need adjusting.

Not even sure how to do that, cant seem to manage to loosen the bolts without getting to the point of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By Murploid1
Thanks. I will slide it out and take a look..

Thanks. I will slide it out and take a look..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By Murploid1
Main cluster turn signal indicators

I had the main cluster out enough recently to replace the bulbs (changed to LED).

Today the right side turn signal indicator stopped illuminating - the bulbs still flash, just not showing it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Murploid1
Yes, my AW71 was out recently for some work,...

Yes, my AW71 was out recently for some work, fluids were all changed. Changes gear very easily...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Murploid1
55F

55F
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Murploid1
I was wondering about that, hence I made...

I was wondering about that, hence I made reference to the colder weather.

Car was only driven for around 15 mins..

Will assess again another day on a longer drive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Murploid1
IPD turbo cam, adjustable cam gear, kjet, running...

IPD turbo cam, adjustable cam gear, kjet, running 15psi boost.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Murploid1
Aw71 shift points

Hello,

Car: 82 244 turbo, AW71 transmission

Is there a way or why would shift points change in my AW71?

Last week at WOT in 1st gear and beyond it would change at 6,000rpm.

This week WOT...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Murploid1
I think its 15% all around...

I think its 15% all around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By Murploid1
Modified my bulbs and got them working. What a...

Modified my bulbs and got them working. What a difference, i can now see the gauges! Thanks all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By Murploid1
I see bulbs like these have one connection on...

I see bulbs like these have one connection on each side
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By Murploid1
I purchased a T5 194 - its rated at 1.5W. ...

I purchased a T5 194 - its rated at 1.5W.

Thanks for the info on modifying - fixing that short.

You are correct the original has only one contact each side, I am looking at it now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By Murploid1
Can you give me more detail here? Remove a...

Can you give me more detail here? Remove a contact where?

Here are pictures of the bulb and holder

Holder: https://imgur.com/M5EZ99X

LED Bulb: https://imgur.com/YfhwtJS
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By Murploid1
So I attempted to replace the main cluster bulbs...

So I attempted to replace the main cluster bulbs today - purchased T10 LED's.

I installed one to check however it did not work at all. The result is all other lights go out (triple gauge. no fuses...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Murploid1
Yes, repainted. Has had a major mechanical...

Yes, repainted.

Has had a major mechanical and cosmetic upgrade.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Murploid1
Thanks. It is indeed the car. I have done a huge...

Thanks. It is indeed the car. I have done a huge amount of work to it since.

Take a look:

https://imgur.com/s0AHEjU

https://imgur.com/avCOZqE

https://imgur.com/NZPWSnI
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By Murploid1
I resolved it. Was able to pull enough cable...

I resolved it. Was able to pull enough cable through so that I could get the nut back on. Hands are torn up but its on lol.

Just need to replace the bulbs now...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By Murploid1
Can anyone advise on LED or better than OE...

Can anyone advise on LED or better than OE replacement bulbs for the instrument gauge? I removed the binnacle and got to the two bulbs - they appear to be working but are very dim. Need an upgrade.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Murploid1
Oh man..Not sure I am willing to spend all that...

Oh man..Not sure I am willing to spend all that effort to remove that stupid sender. Not this year anyway...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Murploid1
I had another look at the sender in the car its...

I had another look at the sender in the car its the "g" & "WK" - wired correctly, the green plug on the G.

On the new sender ("S" & "-") I have swapped the connectors so that the smaller one is on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Murploid1
To be clear I haven't installed the new sender...

To be clear I haven't installed the new sender unit yet. Installed is what appears to be the original - but it looks just like the "new" unit pictured above.

I was interested in what tests should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Murploid1
Apparently the sender is NOS - I got it from user...

Apparently the sender is NOS - I got it from user "15A" on here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,562
Posted By Murploid1
My Kjet car idles very lumpy when its cold - rich...

My Kjet car idles very lumpy when its cold - rich and I have an IPD Turbo cam. However, point to note is that frequency valve never stops buzzing - that would worry me. i found this old post by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Murploid1
Pictures of the sender unit: ...

Pictures of the sender unit:

https://imgur.com/FaGAuV7

https://imgur.com/RL1w3U9

The unit in the car seems to be the same.

There must be some sort of grounding issue here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Murploid1
The wires are not reversed. The terminals on the...

The wires are not reversed. The terminals on the sender are different sizes, the smaller plug cannot be plugged into the larger terminal.

My replacement sender is marked “S” and “-” pretty sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Murploid1
82 244 oil pressure guage

Hello,

I have an issue with my 1982 244 and its oil pressure gauge. As soon as power (electrical) is applied the gauge pegs itself to maximum. This has been an issue ever since I had the car,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By Murploid1
Excellent! Thanks all!

Excellent! Thanks all!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By Murploid1
1982 244 Instrument Bulbs

Hello,

Can anyone advise the correct bulb for the boost, or oil pressure gauges?

They are tiny bulbs that sit in a plastic housing that then is inserted into the back of the gauge.

I am...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Murploid1
I did not. Looks like it has the same numbers at...

I did not. Looks like it has the same numbers at the bottom as the old and original relay - may give that a shot!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Murploid1
1982 244 - LED Turn Signal Bulbs

Hello,

Has anyone replaced the standard incandescent turn signal bulbs on an old Volvo with LED's?

I have replaced the bulbs on the front of my car, and as expected the blink too quickly given...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,488
Posted By Murploid1
I ordered some base and clear coat from these...

I ordered some base and clear coat from these guys a couple of days ago:

https://www.paintscratch.com/

My car was actually just painted a few weeks ago but I managed to get a couple of stone...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By Murploid1
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By Murploid1
Hmmm....I have some sort of bracket, but they are...

Hmmm....I have some sort of bracket, but they are heavily bent, and do not have the two holes depicted, just one on the inside.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By Murploid1
240 rear mudlfaps

Hello,

I bought mud flaps for the rear of my 1982 244 (MTC), I assumed I could just bolt them in!

Do they require a bracket?

Looking at my car there seems to be some sort of metal flap, but...
Forum: showroom 10-27-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By Murploid1
Great tip!

Great tip!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By Murploid1
yes, its an 82 244. There are three seals....

yes, its an 82 244.

There are three seals. Two internal and one felt seal, which I believe does nothing more than help with preventing debris and reduce noise in cabin.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By Murploid1
Sunroof Seals

This is in reference to the outer felt seal..

Is there a particular way to install this seal? Is it simply a case of sticking it down with the roof open? I imagine the two others are more complex...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By Murploid1
And then the problem struck again this evening. I...

And then the problem struck again this evening. I tightened the inlet manifold - went down to 1100rpm.

Ordered a genuine Volvo gasket, will take more care fitting it this time..

Seems to only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By Murploid1
update, found the issue! I checked the o2 sensor...

update, found the issue! I checked the o2 sensor and it was loose! Not sure how i missed that or why i didn't tighten properly.

Anyway, tightened it up and the idle is now back to 900rpm.

Shame...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By Murploid1
Yes, I will spray around and look for leaks. ...

Yes, I will spray around and look for leaks.

I should have also said that it didnt idle high at startup, it was only after I drove it for 5-10 mins that it happened.

I wasn't that keen on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By Murploid1
Like I said use a trim tool, pick, or small flat...

Like I said use a trim tool, pick, or small flat head screwdriver to pry it up, work it and it pops out.

White855t is correct regarding adhesive if you have a genuine emblem - they have foil paper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By Murploid1
I recently also purchased a replacement emblem...

I recently also purchased a replacement emblem for my grill. My car is an 82 and I (stupidly) didn’t measure it- 70mm is too big. So, had to order a replacement smaller badge ugh...

Anyhow, I used...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By Murploid1
I will check the inlet for leaks - like you said,...

I will check the inlet for leaks - like you said, its likely cause. I checked the plug gaps before I drove - all good.

Car was running fine before the changes. I don't suspect injector seals. They...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By Murploid1
Fault Diagnosis

Hello,

Car is a 1982 244 Turbo (kjet).

Over the last couple of days I have installed:
- Do88 intercooler
- new silicone couplers
- Oil catch can (generic) routed from PCV to catch to intake...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By Murploid1
okie dokie

okie dokie
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By Murploid1
Grease Cap?

My 82 244 Turbo has grease caps on the front wheel bearing.

There are no caps on the rear. Is this normal? See below

https://imgur.com/1CjWoPd
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,420
Posted By Murploid1
OK. How about a can like this from Yoshifab...

OK. How about a can like this from Yoshifab inline between the oil separator box and the intake?

https://yoshifab.com/store/2-5-10-catch-can.html

would this clean up this considerable amount of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,420
Posted By Murploid1
Their website in under construction. Can it...

Their website in under construction.

Can it be simple enough as running the pipe from the oil separator box to a vented catch can like this:

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/joe-12310
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,420
Posted By Murploid1
OK next question... Does anyone have a...

OK next question...

Does anyone have a recommendation on what catch can to purchase?

I don't have an issue with venting to the atmosphere (if that's the best option), otherwise it can be routed...
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