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Forum: projects & restorations 02-20-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By John242Ti
It uses the 082 version instead of the 079, 123,...

It uses the 082 version instead of the 079, 123, or 128.

Anyway, to the OP, wish you luck with it.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By John242Ti
The popping sound is coming from the upper door...

The popping sound is coming from the upper door hinges. Volvo redesigned them sometime in the late '80s. The newer ones pop, just like a P80 car's door hinges. Replace them with the older style...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By John242Ti
If solenoid clicks, it may still be bad. Had a...

If solenoid clicks, it may still be bad. Had a dead solenoid in my '81 242DL. Made the normal snapping sound, like it should. Still had failed.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,758
Posted By John242Ti
Find a Country Squire from 1974. Install engine....

Find a Country Squire from 1974. Install engine. Call it good. Do something more appropriate with the 140. Not too hard to stuff a turbocharged redblock in there.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By John242Ti
Lemforder frequently is still made in Europe. ...

Lemforder frequently is still made in Europe. When I was looking for an inner tie rod for my 242's ZF rack, the options were TRW and Meyle (both made in China) or Lemforder, which was made in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 462
Posted By John242Ti
^Yes. 85% of the 240's out there use the same...

^Yes. 85% of the 240's out there use the same crossmember. Some turbo autotragic cars and 1975 models seem to use different crossmembers.

-J
Forum: events 02-11-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By John242Ti
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=33901...

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=339013

In any case, arthritis prevented my appearance. That, and no running 240, as well as a not yet registered 740.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By John242Ti
Common. Wagon M46 turbos are less common than...

Common. Wagon M46 turbos are less common than sedan. By 1987, the majority of Volvos sold had either an Aw70, an Aw71, or a ZF 4HP22. So, it wasn't as common as it was in the earlier years.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By John242Ti
It would, but you'd need to get the adapter...

It would, but you'd need to get the adapter harness that goes between the older white square plug and the flat plugs used on the amp and the tuner deck. That changed as well.

Personally, I'd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By John242Ti
Checkerboard was the standard upholstery on the...

Checkerboard was the standard upholstery on the 1986-on Turbo cars, with leather being the option. I test drove an '87 745Ti last fall that had the checkerboard interior.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By John242Ti
1) Plush velour 2) leather 3) pinstripe...

1) Plush velour
2) leather
3) pinstripe velour (almost looks like the 240 velour, but contrasting colors)
4) tweed (aka "pepper") cloth (1989-92 base and GL models)
5) houndstooth/checkerboard...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 409
Posted By John242Ti
I seem to remember something from S'bricks in the...

I seem to remember something from S'bricks in the 1996-98 timeframe. Abe Crombie (one of the members there, and a Volvo tech) mentioned that the cars with the 511 ECU ran better than the ones with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By John242Ti
Stock deck for a 1990 240 would be the CR-712. ...

Stock deck for a 1990 240 would be the CR-712. No code required. The code was used with the TD-613, which came out the next year (1991).

-J
Forum: showroom 02-02-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,586
Views: 562,477
Posted By John242Ti
lol, ok. The car that you own, other than the...

lol, ok. The car that you own, other than the carburetor setup, it's decent, right? Another option would be to pull the LH 2.2 stuff off an '85-'88 240 and install it on the B21A. Then, it'd be...
Forum: events 02-02-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By John242Ti
It's a rare occurence. If you'd been at NW on...

It's a rare occurence. If you'd been at NW on Friday, you would've seen me in shorts. Then, during the 2012 XXX meet, I was also wearing shorts, which threw Tuff240 and a bunch of other guys for a...
Forum: showroom 01-31-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3,586
Views: 562,477
Posted By John242Ti
Willing to shop south of the border? There are a...

Willing to shop south of the border? There are a few on the Seattle and PDX CL sites. Everything 1983 or newer that's non-turbo is LH-Jetronic in the states, provided it was sold originally in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By John242Ti
Both Aw and M46 have it there. Will be a red...

Both Aw and M46 have it there. Will be a red relay.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By John242Ti
Could be relay, or it could be the 4th gear...

Could be relay, or it could be the 4th gear switch on the top cover of the transmission that's wearing out. If it engages reliably if you push the shifter toward the rear passenger corner of the car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 904
Posted By John242Ti
Send a PM to swedishiron.com. He did this,...

Send a PM to swedishiron.com. He did this, albeit with the bushing equipped 1985-93 style 700 brackets back in 1999 on his 1979 245DL B23FT conversion project and has them on the same engine, now in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By John242Ti
The O-rings go onto the injector holders (the...

The O-rings go onto the injector holders (the plastic pieces that the injectors are inserted into and have the bolt holes).

You can see the injectors with their holders in this photo here, taken...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 780
Posted By John242Ti
Get on the FB VOPNW group and get in touch with...

Get on the FB VOPNW group and get in touch with Justin Kern. Buy his DCOE carbs. Put them on. Tune it, and drive it.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By John242Ti
Fog lamp wiring on his car is from a Bosch Pilot...

Fog lamp wiring on his car is from a Bosch Pilot kit. Fog lamp switch is wired how most cars I've seen have been wired.

So, as it stands, at the relay plug:

Red goes to the distribution block...
Forum: events 01-25-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By John242Ti
^Fixed. I just messaged him about it. Well,...

^Fixed. I just messaged him about it.

Well, I guess we're back to the spring schedule. Probably going to be nipply again as it has been in the past when the winter has been cold and wet.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By John242Ti
Everything works fine with a bububububulb...

Everything works fine with a bububububulb installed instead of the LED. So, suspect there's extra resistance in the LED, preventing the fog lamps from being grounded.

-J
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By John242Ti
Switch is wired as per stock with the wire from...

Switch is wired as per stock with the wire from the relay going into the switch, then a short jumper wire from the second switch contact to one of the bulb socket contacts, with the ground connected...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By John242Ti
The fog lamp switch switches ground, which...

The fog lamp switch switches ground, which probably is why the LED doesn't work. The other switches switch the power side of the circuit, which means that the bulb isn't being used to complete the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,133
Posted By John242Ti
65 mph is 3500 rpm. 80 is 4000 rpm. Annoying,...

65 mph is 3500 rpm. 80 is 4000 rpm. Annoying, but doable. Better than if you had a 4.10 axle. 60 is 3600 rpm. I drove the white 245 for about a year with the Aw70 acting like an Aw55. So,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By John242Ti
This is written for US spec cars: M46 gas...

This is written for US spec cars:

M46 gas 260's were 3.73. Bw55 were 3.54, as were Diesel M46 260's and 240's. Diesel autotragic was 3.31.

1976 (possibly 1977 as well) 240's, M45/46: 4.10:1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 510
Posted By John242Ti
Is there a failed FPR (raw gas odor in the vacuum...

Is there a failed FPR (raw gas odor in the vacuum line, etc)? That may be why you need the MMO. Install a new regulator and change the oil. I bet the car then will reliably start, even in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By John242Ti
Only once have I seen the number match the car's...

Only once have I seen the number match the car's VIN. Was on a 242 Turbo that swedishiron.com bought many years ago. By some strange luck, it had the same numbers. Yet my 242 Turbo that I owned at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 510
Posted By John242Ti
^MMO. He mentions it in his first post. So,...

^MMO. He mentions it in his first post. So, somehow the MMO is helping build up compression or providing something combustible that causes the car to start up in the cold temperatures.

-J
Forum: events 01-17-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By John242Ti
I *expect* to see one of your vehicles there.

I *expect* to see one of your vehicles there.
Forum: events 01-16-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By John242Ti
Yup. 2/11/18. Hoping to have the blue car...

Yup. 2/11/18.

Hoping to have the blue car there.

-J
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,133
Posted By John242Ti
A 240 Turbo with a M46 has a 3.73 rear axle. As...

A 240 Turbo with a M46 has a 3.73 rear axle. As does a 1981 non-turbo 240 with Bosch ignition. So, no big deal.

1983-on M46 gearboxes have the same 1st gear as a M47. As do 1981-82 Diesel and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By John242Ti
The OP was talking about replacing the fuel...

The OP was talking about replacing the fuel cut-off overboost switch, then was trying to figure out how he'd increase the boost pressure, since he went from the original smoking T-3 to a 15G turbo.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By John242Ti
His car has been intercooled, but still had the...

His car has been intercooled, but still had the original red overboost switch that cuts in around 10-11 psi. So, he bought the one that Jack was selling and planned to install it in place of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By John242Ti
Overboost switch is the valve at the clutch...

Overboost switch is the valve at the clutch pedal. Cuts the fuel pump ground when boost pressure is exceeded. The solenoid valve that you guys are talking about is used to delay the opening of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By John242Ti
Not as is. Like I said, it requires a...

Not as is.

Like I said, it requires a 1991-93 ABS speedometer. One with a K 39200 or K 40168 marking on the front. Using a 1989-90 cluster or a non-ABS 1991-92 cluster without changing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By John242Ti
Speedo is different, plus, I think there were...

Speedo is different, plus, I think there were some changes in 1989, when LH 2.4 came out. I know there's an extra wire that goes to a terminal near the speedometer on the 1989-93 cars. You can use...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By John242Ti
Mario, Even if your car had been an '84 760...

Mario,

Even if your car had been an '84 760 Turbo with LH 2.1, you'd still have to find a LH 2.2 harness to get stuff working right. I'd do the dbarton conversion harness. You'll need to change...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By John242Ti
Unfortunately, iPd is incorrect. LH 1.0 =...

Unfortunately, iPd is incorrect.

LH 1.0 = certain late 1982 production cars with the B21F, 001 AMM used
LH 2.0 = 1983-84 240 with B23F, has cube relays near ECU, 002 AMM, Chrysler ignition, later...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 433
Posted By John242Ti
^Especially after they've gone through CL a few...

^Especially after they've gone through CL a few times.

Some of the Momo knobs will work, too, if you want to go that route. One of the other guys used a Momo knob on his '83 245Ti with the M46. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-10-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By John242Ti
Your car has LH 2.0, btw. Another option, if...

Your car has LH 2.0, btw.

Another option, if you were going to go turbo, would be to go LH 2.1 from an '84 760T. Uses EZK102K, instead of EZK115 or EZK117, but would be compatible with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-08-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 38,747
Posted By John242Ti
Yeah, I think the B20 guys usually swap the HIF 6...

Yeah, I think the B20 guys usually swap the HIF 6 carbs out for the older HS6 carbs with the external float bowls. Supposedly they work better. Not that I'd know. None of my Volvos have been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,624
Posted By John242Ti
So, to get home when the car's warm, you have to...

So, to get home when the car's warm, you have to spray starting fluid into a vacuum line? :wtf: Also, dude, get a can of PB, some new exhaust studs and nuts, as well as exhaust port gaskets. Fix...
Forum: showroom 12-30-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By John242Ti
^As well as fairly cheap 2 series parts. ...

^As well as fairly cheap 2 series parts.

Anyway, welcome back to the fold. Next Volvo meet is either the 11th or the 18th of February at the Issaquah XXX. The All-Swedish Cruise-In.

-J
Forum: website & board 12-27-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By John242Ti
He can do what RWC suggests, or, in my case,...

He can do what RWC suggests, or, in my case, since I'm using a MS mouse with my Mac Pro, I just right click and choose "Copy Image Location", then paste it with the img BBCode tags inside the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,178
Posted By John242Ti
^Considering the items were in the trunks of the...

^Considering the items were in the trunks of the cars, it would be quite easy to just take the items out and send them back. And, in Volvo's mind, it would've made sense, since they'd have 500 sets...
Forum: showroom 12-18-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By John242Ti
It is. That site is incorrect. Code 136 is...

It is. That site is incorrect. Code 136 is Kingsmere Green Metallic. Code 147 is Cypress Green Metallic. The car depicted is code 147. Swedishiron.com (a friend of mine who's local) owns an '81...
Forum: showroom 12-18-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By John242Ti
That would be Cypress Green Metallic. Code 147. ...

That would be Cypress Green Metallic. Code 147. Kingsmere is less lime green.

Looks like a decent car, tho. Gotta laugh at the 700 series radio bracket being used for the deck, tho. Just use...
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