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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:40 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Otto Mattik
After checking your timing marks, verify the...

After checking your timing marks, verify the rotor is aligned to small notch on distributor case.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,377
Posted By Otto Mattik
Ignition failure ? * Fowl/incorrect gap...

Ignition failure ?

* Fowl/incorrect gap plugs
* cap worn/crack/failure of rotor spring contact
* Timing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 393
Posted By Otto Mattik
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distributor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distributor
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 393
Posted By Otto Mattik
double post :roll:

double post :roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 393
Posted By Otto Mattik
https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1977,244...

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1977,244,2.1l+l4,1287334,ignition


Rock Auto lists Bosch cap 10.08 & rotor 4.62 maybe order for the upgrade ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By Otto Mattik
Yes, it's an easy maintenance item that is worth...

Yes, it's an easy maintenance item that is worth replacing in either case.
The only reason I posted the link about Coolant Temp Sensor, was for clarification.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By Otto Mattik
Cray-Cray

Cray-Cray
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By Otto Mattik
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=246...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=246802
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Otto Mattik
The only real negative observation about poly...

The only real negative observation about poly I've heard, was from a mechanic who said he's seen poly shatter in extreme winter temps (I'm guessing -10f, -20f, -30f, colder ??). However I didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,088
Posted By Otto Mattik
Seal on compuker connections keeps out most...

Seal on compuker connections keeps out most moisture, however not sure with amount you mentioned ? The connectors come off easily enuf (without removing compukers), if inspecting for water issues. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By Otto Mattik
https://www.ebay.com/itm/TURN-SIGNAL-parking-LAMP-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/TURN-SIGNAL-parking-LAMP-LIGHT-1990-NO-FOG-for-VOLVO-740-940-Left-side-1369609/361666495277?hash=item543500c32d:g:CPYAAMXQ0pNRBGMy
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Otto Mattik
Good to know :nod:

Good to know :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,141
Posted By Otto Mattik
Your symptoms remind me of a failing in-tank pump...

Your symptoms remind me of a failing in-tank pump and finally failed power stage (?)


* Car would bog out going up hills, replaced in-tank pump solved that issue.
* Car would stall after 30 min...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,088
Posted By Otto Mattik
A bad distributor cap can be hard to detect and...

A bad distributor cap can be hard to detect and cause issues.


* recently had a similar situation, codes read 1-1-1
A failed distributor cap caused a big part of no start/non consistent...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,495
Posted By Otto Mattik
Had a recent situation. Got dealer code, but...

Had a recent situation.

Got dealer code, but locksmith said it came up as a Toyota or something, not close to my failed orig key. I called dealer and fortunately same parts guy was still in, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,356
Posted By Otto Mattik
I had a Guibo completely disintegrate on a BMW...

I had a Guibo completely disintegrate on a BMW once(I believe the e28 uses the same exact Guibo) with no warning. I was able to limp the car to work which sounds crazy after some "field...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By Otto Mattik
A) 1985 should be LH 2.2, what transmission ? ...

A) 1985 should be LH 2.2, what transmission ?
You should be getting 18-22(+/-) mpg around town and maybe 28(+/-) on long trips.
How are plugs/wires, cap/rotor, oil, vacuum leaks ?
Brakes/Parking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,356
Posted By Otto Mattik
I don't see how a Guibo can be mounted...

I don't see how a Guibo can be mounted incorrectly ?(too many washers, wrong bolts?)
Is it possible you put driveshaft sections together incorrectly(did you find alignment marks?)
How is the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,480
Posted By Otto Mattik
My 92 wagon came w/ 205/60 15 and handles great...

My 92 wagon came w/ 205/60 15 and handles great for summer cruising. I noticed on tiresize that 185/70-14 are 24.2" dia and 205/60-15 are 24.7" dia only a diff of +2.1%. * Compare to 185R-14 25.7-9"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Otto Mattik
How are the bushings ?

How are the bushings ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Otto Mattik
Thanks for this information. I've been chasing a...

Thanks for this information. I've been chasing a rough idle (and poor mileage around town) for a while now. I still need to do more vacuum checks, but this info is helpful.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Otto Mattik
searched for "two tone Volvo's" and the first car...

searched for "two tone Volvo's" and the first car that came up was: :nod:

http://brakehorsepower.com.au/5249/volvo-240-gle-with-two-tone-paint/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By Otto Mattik
1992 front - Girling (ABS) 1992 rear - ATE

1992 front - Girling (ABS)
1992 rear - ATE
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Otto Mattik
The threaded nut/center cap arrangement looks...

The threaded nut/center cap arrangement looks just like the ASA JS1 set up, but I couldn't find an ASA wheel like it(whatever that means, no idea where to find a complete list of older ASA wheels). I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Otto Mattik
It appears they are knock offs of this BMW BBS (...

It appears they are knock offs of this BMW BBS ( image 27 of 30 looks like the original design )


https://pixshark.com/bbs-rims-bmw.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Otto Mattik
Have helper turn wheel back and forth and look...

Have helper turn wheel back and forth and look for slop on lower steering coupler ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Otto Mattik
maybe check with Slow Ride ?

maybe check with Slow Ride ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 1,135
Posted By Otto Mattik
In the politically correct land of oversized suvs...

In the politically correct land of oversized suvs with crxxppy drivers, all season tires, no sandbags and "We better put salt or we might not get full funding next winter" and road repair excuses by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By Otto Mattik
Yeah ya gotta do the warm/hot water. A buddy is...

Yeah ya gotta do the warm/hot water. A buddy is an amateur leather specialist, and his big thing was warm water on leather boots/shoes whatever he was doing to them..just sayin :uh:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Otto Mattik
Stock for 1980-85 240's combined with "Beauty...

Stock for 1980-85 240's combined with "Beauty Rings" for 14" steelies
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,292
Posted By Otto Mattik
I almost picked up a 944 for $800 but the seller...

I almost picked up a 944 for $800 but the seller changed his mind after I gave him a deposit

:roll::roll:


* 914's used to go cheap....then disappeared...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,176
Posted By Otto Mattik
Yeah, that's true...one of my friend's 2.4 240's...

Yeah, that's true...one of my friend's 2.4 240's could not be timed(flywheel mounted incorrect by clutch shop), and his guru buddy got grumpy and pulled the crank pulley even tho I could see down in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Otto Mattik
In England shocks are called stabilizers. ;-)

In England shocks are called stabilizers. ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,176
Posted By Otto Mattik
If I recall you need to pull the crank pulley off...

If I recall you need to pull the crank pulley off to be 100% sure the sprocket is aligned correct.

* He may be alluding to a slipping/slipped harmonic balancer *
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Otto Mattik
I know where there's a 54k mile 1970 164 manual...

I know where there's a 54k mile 1970 164 manual car, but it unfortunately for you is in the hinter regions $1500 it's been for sale like forever, someone interested could probably make an offer
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,387
Posted By Otto Mattik
No shortage of Black Widows down yonder. I think...

No shortage of Black Widows down yonder. I think good insurance to carry spare belts(timing, altntr, tensioner, etc..) also I would take a careful look at the tires, especially if it's been sitting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,568
Posted By Otto Mattik
Thread Revival: having similar symptoms, strange...

Thread Revival: having similar symptoms, strange shake on uneven surfaces/high speed cornering. Everything is tight, except an intermittent pass side rack (92' 240 wgn, Lesjofors HD frnt, 14mm rear,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By Otto Mattik
Torque Rod bushings ? Trailing Arm bushings ?

Torque Rod bushings ?
Trailing Arm bushings ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By Otto Mattik
If it is running hot after temp gum checks.....

If it is running hot after temp gum checks.. wondering about fan clutch condition ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,612
Posted By Otto Mattik
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-1993-240-Ignition-L...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-1993-240-Ignition-Lock-Switch-W-TWO-Keys-Uses-Cable-To-Shifter-ONE-YEAR/401031309523?hash=item5d5f5428d3:g:pH8AAMXQXTZRfEHu

this ? (maybe not that lock barrel but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By Otto Mattik
A) replace with new belt B) also I would...

A) replace with new belt

B) also I would follow VB242 advice and retension belt in that manner
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,639
Posted By Otto Mattik
Here is the code for a 1992 240 GL(USA model) if...

Here is the code for a 1992 240 GL(USA model) if anyone needs it: 6553
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,784
Posted By Otto Mattik
Lighten up Francis, you tore into this job on...

Lighten up Francis, you tore into this job on your own, panicked and came to the forum to ask for help. My advice was to learn how to do it yourself(save money, have more control over parts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,276
Posted By Otto Mattik
early 1969-1971 164 had carbs.... later 1972 FI...

early 1969-1971 164 had carbs.... later 1972 FI became optional & 1973-75 164 "e" einspritzung was FI

here is wiki details link


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volvo_164
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,181
Posted By Otto Mattik
I did the same Airtex E8778 in-tank & Delphi...

I did the same Airtex E8778 in-tank & Delphi inline a year & half back, the Delphi is noisy but works fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,784
Posted By Otto Mattik
Yes I read it all, so did they fix it ?

Yes I read it all, so did they fix it ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,784
Posted By Otto Mattik
:raincloud:

:raincloud:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By Otto Mattik
Sedan size is 185/70-14 185/70-14" overall...

Sedan size is 185/70-14

185/70-14" overall dia 24.2"
195/65-15" overall dia 24.98"

(the difference is approx 3% or if 70mph(185/70-14) new speed 72.16mph(195/65-15)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By Otto Mattik
1974 to 1984 ?

1974 to 1984 ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,276
Posted By Otto Mattik
I like the early style bumper, the fog lights...

I like the early style bumper, the fog lights look great, very nice !
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