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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 854
Posted By 2manyturbos
That look like a great score. The red paint...

That look like a great score. The red paint color is rare.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 854
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ Trust me on this, you would not prefer a...

^^

Trust me on this, you would not prefer a carburated 140. They constantly need to be tuned and produce nowhere near as much torque as the fuel injected version does.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 854
Posted By 2manyturbos
Sorry about your 240. If I had a chance to grab...

Sorry about your 240. If I had a chance to grab a 1971 142 with M41 for a decent price, I would already own it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 580
Posted By 2manyturbos
You may just have trapped air. I had the same...

You may just have trapped air. I had the same problem on my 79 242 after replacing the flex lines and 2 front calipers with vented rotor brake calipers. I bled the brakes 4 times with a Motive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By 2manyturbos
What Red said. Both Fuel Injection Labs AMMs I...

What Red said. Both Fuel Injection Labs AMMs I had on cars made them run like crap. The Programma ECUs I have had were all junk.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By 2manyturbos
Sedan or wagon? There is no reason you need a...

Sedan or wagon? There is no reason you need a new quarter panel. A rust free used panel from a parts car will work fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By 2manyturbos
I doubt that. What probably happened is the weld...

I doubt that. What probably happened is the weld nut broke loose from the frame rail and is now spinning and won't come off. It is common. The bad part is you will actually have to drill through...
Forum: showroom 06-27-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By 2manyturbos
That couldn’t have been an easy decision.

That couldn’t have been an easy decision.
Forum: events 06-22-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By 2manyturbos
Good luck. I doubt I'll make it up there.

Good luck. I doubt I'll make it up there.
Forum: events 06-22-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By 2manyturbos
Sounds like fun. Is that the Leif at the head of...

Sounds like fun. Is that the Leif at the head of the pack in the advertisement pic?
Forum: showroom 06-22-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,165
Posted By 2manyturbos
:) I need a car I don’t care about its...

:) I need a car I don’t care about its appearance so much. More of a fast beater.
Forum: showroom 06-21-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,165
Posted By 2manyturbos
Another great day of racing, right in the middle...

Another great day of racing, right in the middle of the week. Bridge City Autosports arranged an event at Portland International Raceway pits area limited to 25 entries. Hooked on Driving was also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By 2manyturbos
I thought that might have been what happened.

I thought that might have been what happened.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By 2manyturbos
Volvo did not use M10 studs.

Volvo did not use M10 studs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By 2manyturbos
Just take the passenger side door lock down to...

Just take the passenger side door lock down to your local locksmith and have them cut a key. It is usually cheaper than having the dealer cut a key from the VIN.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By 2manyturbos
It's a ground wire for the system. Power comes...

It's a ground wire for the system. Power comes in at the top via the large harness that attaches under the plastic cover.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By 2manyturbos
Thanks for clarifying. It's been 30+ years since...

Thanks for clarifying. It's been 30+ years since I have rebuilt and overdrive unit. All I really remember about them is they can develop slip in both directions to the point the car will barely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By 2manyturbos
I can't view your video, not that it matters. ...

I can't view your video, not that it matters. You may have a slipping cone clutch in the overdrive unit. That will behave just like a slipping clutch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is really common.

That is really common.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By 2manyturbos
The connector for the IAC and the ECT sensor will...

The connector for the IAC and the ECT sensor will interchange. Make sure you have the white 2 terminal connector connected to the ECT sensor.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 130,986
Posted By 2manyturbos
Autocross is a lot more difficult than people...

Autocross is a lot more difficult than people think until they try it. Everything happens in an instant. It takes very quick reflexes and staying way ahead of the car. When you get more seat time...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 130,986
Posted By 2manyturbos
That was a fun event yesterday. I’m glad you made...

That was a fun event yesterday. I’m glad you made it out there. WMC will be running there on the 30th of this month. It looked to me like you were doing a good job of driving the car. My suggestion...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By 2manyturbos
I just checked. The 0.045" thick tape is what I...

I just checked. The 0.045" thick tape is what I use. The moldings fit tight against the body. If the tape was any thinner, it would not adhere evenly to the body.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's where the stripe eraser you mentioned...

That's where the stripe eraser you mentioned comes in. It removes that adhesive and left over foam rubber with ease and leaves factory paint undamaged. It is an amazing product. I can clean up all...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,011
Posted By 2manyturbos
The e-fan set up is going to cool better. You...

The e-fan set up is going to cool better. You can't have your car idling at 2,000 RPM in traffic in order to drive the mechanical fan fast enough to move as much air as the e-fan on high speed. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By 2manyturbos
Looks good.

Looks good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By 2manyturbos
3M makes a clear liquid "Emblem Adhesive". It...

3M makes a clear liquid "Emblem Adhesive". It works great. Same as I said above, make sure to use a piece of tape as a guide. You don't want to move the emblem once you set it in place. It will...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,011
Posted By 2manyturbos
When the AC is on the e-fan is always on. That...

When the AC is on the e-fan is always on. That is the way Volvo set it up.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,011
Posted By 2manyturbos
Before you even go there, realize that when in...

Before you even go there, realize that when in traffic the electric fan is going to move more air than the mechanical fan ever will. You are going backwards.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By 2manyturbos
The tool you are referring to is a 3M stripe...

The tool you are referring to is a 3M stripe eraser. Those will eat the trim up almost as fast as they remove the tape. I only made the mistake of using the eraser on one piece of trim. Lay out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By 2manyturbos
It comes in different thicknesses and widths. ...

It comes in different thicknesses and widths. You can get the same thickness that Volvo used on the assembly line.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By 2manyturbos
If you mean the cladding at the bottom of the...

If you mean the cladding at the bottom of the 86-93 doors, I use the double sided 3M VHB tape.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ Nice work. I notice all the edges of the...

^^ Nice work. I notice all the edges of the chamber are radiused as well. Too many people forget that step.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ What Art is saying above. There is no...

^^

What Art is saying above. There is no accurate, valid test one can perform using readily available tools. All the stuff you read on the net will only send you down the wrong path. About the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes. That is much better and based on...

Yes. That is much better and based on observation vs. theory of what Volvo intended/wanted to design.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2manyturbos
CTS. Then injectors. Checking the CTS should...

CTS. Then injectors. Checking the CTS should only take 10 minutes. An injector spray pattern test will take quite a bit longer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,126
Posted By 2manyturbos
What do you mean when you say control units? The...

What do you mean when you say control units? The panel in the dash with the temperature and fan speed control on it, or, the vacuum solenoid control unit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2manyturbos
They all have good intentions on the Brickboard....

They all have good intentions on the Brickboard. The road to failure is paved with good intentions. Even with the later fuel injection systems that Volvo used that statement is not true. I know of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2manyturbos
Don't believe everything you read on the...

Don't believe everything you read on the internet. Not even on the Brickboard. Try unplugging your ECT sensor and see what happens. If the above statement was true the car would start and run fine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2manyturbos
I suggest you do a spray pattern test on the...

I suggest you do a spray pattern test on the injectors. Snapple bottles, etc work great as flasks to have the injectors spray in. Pull the rail and have all four injectors in bottles set on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2manyturbos
If those readings are correct, that is a huge...

If those readings are correct, that is a huge problem. I question whether they are correct. That would make the car run so rich you might not even be able to start it. Even if you could start it,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2manyturbos
Just swap ECUs and see what happens. It's really...

Just swap ECUs and see what happens. It's really the EZK that controls EGR anyway. If that seems to make a difference, swap your 1990 ECU into the 91 and see if the symptoms follow it. 15A...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2manyturbos
A 1990 240 came with the Pink label 561 and 556...

A 1990 240 came with the Pink label 561 and 556 ECUs. It is entirely possible you have a bad ECU.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2manyturbos
That’s the one thing OBD 1 does not detect, a...

That’s the one thing OBD 1 does not detect, a failing AMM. If the hot wire is broken, or, the AMM is unplugged a code is thrown. All kinds of running issues do not trigger any codes when caused by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2manyturbos
I guess you missed the part about the...

I guess you missed the part about the intermittent flat spot in the power band. Think. Does a vacuum leak come and go? There are too many indicators it is the AMM. A vacuum leak would still be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,305
Posted By 2manyturbos
What you describe are classic symptoms of a bad...

What you describe are classic symptoms of a bad AMM. Borrow a known good AMM and throw it on there and I'll bet every one of those issues disappears instantly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,126
Posted By 2manyturbos
The panel in the dash indirectly controls the...

The panel in the dash indirectly controls the fan. There is a control unit mounted to the heat/AC case just to the right of the transmission tunnel. Usually when you are getting no blower, or, that...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ Absolutely. I wouldn't even consider...

^^

Absolutely. I wouldn't even consider trying to adapt a 7-9 harness to work in a 2 series. You can buy a good LH 2.4 240 engine harness for approximately $100 from someone on here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By 2manyturbos
I know exactly what you are referring to, except,...

I know exactly what you are referring to, except, which model and which guide? I probably have a good condition used guide I can sell you. You may still be able to get the part new from the dealer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By 2manyturbos
If I remember correctly, the dome light is on the...

If I remember correctly, the dome light is on the same circuit. I had the same problem with a 740 years ago.
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