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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By Khrrck
Kickdown cable is open to the transmission. So...

Kickdown cable is open to the transmission. So ATF only for that one I think. I didn't apply any to my new one out of the box when I replaced one.

Also when doing the kickdown cable, make sure you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Khrrck
Location of the O2 sensor moved on later B230...

Location of the O2 sensor moved on later B230 engines from the manifold/downpipe area to the cat. As far as I know they never had dual O2 unless someone put a wideband gauge on later.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,113
Posted By Khrrck
Such is the life of the 240 windshield. :nod: ...

Such is the life of the 240 windshield. :nod:

Most reliable method for the long term (years) will probably be - pull windshield out, clean up/repair/cover up rust around windshield edges, then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2022, 12:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 657
Posted By Khrrck
How is that big junction even insulated? It looks...

How is that big junction even insulated? It looks like it's only an inch or two away from shorting out against the brackets behind it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2022, 12:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,365
Posted By Khrrck
When you tested the green wire resistance to...

When you tested the green wire resistance to ground, did you have it disconnected from ALL car wiring? if not, do so and test again. I'm thinking maybe your A/C clutch wire is shorting to ground...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2022, 11:15 PM
Replies: 28
240: fuel leaks
Views: 2,263
Posted By Khrrck
Do you still have the preheat hose from the...

Do you still have the preheat hose from the exhaust manifold connected? Only thing I can think of on the airbox that might be adjustable would be the cold start air flap thing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,365
Posted By Khrrck
Very likely. Unless the green wire itself is...

Very likely. Unless the green wire itself is somehow shorting to ground OR it's somehow still connected to harness (doesn't look like it from your image) and THAT is shorted to ground.

However I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,365
Posted By Khrrck
So you disconnect the coil wire and measure...

So you disconnect the coil wire and measure resistance from that one wire to a nearby ground (compressor body perhaps)?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2022, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By Khrrck
If greaseable is available and you are willing to...

If greaseable is available and you are willing to take a grease gun and regrease them occasionally (once per oil change perhaps?), I don't see any reason not to get them. They'll last longer.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By Khrrck
Is it possible to measure to tell what size you...

Is it possible to measure to tell what size you need without removing the driveshaft?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,308
Posted By Khrrck
Not sure what year your 242 is, but here's the...

Not sure what year your 242 is, but here's the chart from the 1982 manual.

https://volvornt.harte-hanks.com/manuals/1982/1982_DL_GL_and_GLT/images/pg60a.jpg

For comparison, the '88 chart:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,308
Posted By Khrrck
15w40 is the specified "hot climate only" (i.e...

15w40 is the specified "hot climate only" (i.e never run it below 14f or -10c) oil for the later 240s. Looking at an old manual, looks like the older engines took 20w50 (!) with the same temperature...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Khrrck
The random Honda / import forum guys were talking...

The random Honda / import forum guys were talking about various vibration-dampening solutions, like zip tying a chunk of rubber hose to it. Or trying to reduce the load on the pump with prepumps,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Khrrck
Walbro 255 is a lot of pump, it sounds like you...

Walbro 255 is a lot of pump, it sounds like you had a previous owner who retrofitted to a single-pump setup for reliability/simplicity?

Not sure what the lph rating of the stock pump is or how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By Khrrck
Correct, according to the other thread: ...

Correct, according to the other thread:



Some improvisation may be needed to mount it securely due to the .5" size difference. And it sounds like the hoses may need to be custom made or at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By Khrrck
From the excellent big A/C thread...

From the excellent big A/C thread (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=356477) we had a while back:

https://coldhose.com/collections/parallel-flow-condensers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By Khrrck
^ coolant doesn't just keep the overall temp...

^ coolant doesn't just keep the overall temp down, it balances out the hot spots and cold spots.

Transmission fluid flush/replacement can probably be done with both lines disconnected from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By Khrrck
did a little reading and looks like you're...

did a little reading and looks like you're correct - my mistake. Similar but different sensors.

The stuff about spacing though should still apply. The Bentley manual has specifications for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By Khrrck
I think the important factor for sensors like...

I think the important factor for sensors like this is whether they are correctly spaced from the tone ring.

If the sensor is too far from the tone ring the signal will be too weak and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By Khrrck
In my opinion, "classic" begins once the prices...

In my opinion, "classic" begins once the prices stop dropping and begin to climb back up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Khrrck
If you put the wheels on backwards the lug nuts...

If you put the wheels on backwards the lug nuts won't seat correctly and your wheel will not be secure.

http://www.turbobricks.net/forums/showthread.php?t=189130

If you flip them with cutting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 01:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,819
Posted By Khrrck
glad you found your cause! Just fill...

glad you found your cause!



Just fill the whole joint with something tenacious and water repellent. Can't hold water if it's already full of something else. :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By Khrrck
I have a Kenwood kmm-bt322u that I used in my 240...

I have a Kenwood kmm-bt322u that I used in my 240 upper dash for a while and was happy with. Looks like that model is discontinued but there's similar looking newer ones.

The colors are adjustable...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,583
Posted By Khrrck
Maybe it was overheating and taking the time to...

Maybe it was overheating and taking the time to unplug the RSR gave it a little extra time to cool down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,268
Posted By Khrrck
"Fuel efficient" is the low viscosity stuff...

"Fuel efficient" is the low viscosity stuff designed for modern transmissions (Dex VI, and so on). If used in the old AWs it won't shift right since the fluid is thinner than designed.

Multi...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By Khrrck
the alternate solution is to add a resistor pack...

the alternate solution is to add a resistor pack to simulate the load of an incandescent bulb.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2021, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,102
Posted By Khrrck
Regular mig wire will hold for a while but will...

Regular mig wire will hold for a while but will probably crack eventually since it's too different in composition.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,776
Posted By Khrrck
Take the door panel off and inspect the internal...

Take the door panel off and inspect the internal mechanism. See if you can see anything flexing or binding up when you try to turn the key.

Also be sure to re-grease the latch. Brake cleaner is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,102
Posted By Khrrck
start with low power and work your way up....

start with low power and work your way up. exhaust pipe is thin and easy to blow a hole in, stainless more so.

if you can get shield gas for it, even better.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
240: OIL!!!
Views: 2,081
Posted By Khrrck
Agreed, the only reason for non synthetic these...

Agreed, the only reason for non synthetic these days is if you want to save money - either because it's a short change interval like cleaning out the break-in oil, or because it's a motor you don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,684
Posted By Khrrck
The point of the ammonia/garbage bag combo is...

The point of the ammonia/garbage bag combo is that the garbage bag is black and gets very hot in the sun + traps the vapor inside. It's similar to what you did in the end - wet heat. Cling film is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,050
Posted By Khrrck
Honestly I think you'll need to look at...

Honestly I think you'll need to look at flattening out those dents first rather than just filling them with bondo. You'll need to paint anyway after the filler job, so that's not a concern, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,521
Posted By Khrrck
You can try lubing it with ATF. (Would not use...

You can try lubing it with ATF. (Would not use other lubricants as it opens into the transmission pan.) But it can be really tricky to get the stuff in there.

Could try disconnecting it from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,957
Posted By Khrrck
Take your existing hose to a place that does...

Take your existing hose to a place that does hydraulic hoses and see if they'll make a new one in the desired length for you. Usually relatively affordable. Heavy equipment shops and some car places...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,362
Posted By Khrrck
Hello neighbor! Can you still make out the...

Hello neighbor!

Can you still make out the wire colors? The old manuals have wire colors marked in the diagrams. Unfortunately looks like the '83 manual is missing. But the '84 looks like it has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,219
Posted By Khrrck
Honestly I've only ever used it when I locked my...

Honestly I've only ever used it when I locked my keys in my car lol. Everything else I've been able to fix on the side of the road but it's nice for peace of mind.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,219
Posted By Khrrck
This is a pretty poor idea for most people...

This is a pretty poor idea for most people although self-insurance is not uncommon among businesses. $60k invested conservatively will generally make more per year than a year of insurance usually...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,219
Posted By Khrrck
I have AAA (essential for old cars IMO) and my...

I have AAA (essential for old cars IMO) and my local office also serves as an insurance broker.

I went in and the guy ran quotes for 3-4 companies, gave me the lowest one, and pointed out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,567
Posted By Khrrck
How's the block itself look? Perhaps the threads...

How's the block itself look? Perhaps the threads on the junction are damaged?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,076
Posted By Khrrck
Take the head off? Then you'll be able to see the...

Take the head off? Then you'll be able to see the situation better too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,628
Posted By Khrrck
http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=218710

ET 20 or 25 is stock for the RWD cars. FWD is ET 30+ and needs spacers.

Some Ford wheels are 5x108 as well but also have too big of an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,420
Posted By Khrrck
I would inspect your intake system and associated...

I would inspect your intake system and associated hoses for leaks. Maybe under full boost you blew out some weak bit of plastic, rubber, gasket etc on the intake which is now serving as an air leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,423
Posted By Khrrck
Did you see this thread? I think it's the most...

Did you see this thread? I think it's the most comprehensive resource we have right now:

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=356477
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,715
Posted By Khrrck
Definitely sounds like water infiltration. You...

Definitely sounds like water infiltration. You can check the running engine with a spray bottle on the harness, plug wires, etc to try and pin down a bad area and install some temporary insulation to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,651
Posted By Khrrck
That's my tire size and it fits with room to...

That's my tire size and it fits with room to spare. I have factory steelies though not alloys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,372
Posted By Khrrck
Looking through some older threads on the subject...

Looking through some older threads on the subject it looks like the powerstage was installed with thermal compound between it and the mounting bracket/surface, to help sink the heat into the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,390
Posted By Khrrck
If you just want a regular power steering pump, I...

If you just want a regular power steering pump, I would post in Wanted for a later 240 pump and res. Later models used the same pump but with a remote reservoir instead. You will probably need custom...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,670
Posted By Khrrck
Any antifreeze will work fine in a B230. Most...

Any antifreeze will work fine in a B230. Most people I know use generic green although some people swear by Toyota red. Most Volvo stuff sold these days is formulated for their new cars with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,855
Posted By Khrrck
No way to tell for certain without a lot more...

No way to tell for certain without a lot more info honestly.

$700 ain't bad for a parts car though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,188
Posted By Khrrck
240 is similar but it's bullet connectors: ...

240 is similar but it's bullet connectors:

https://cleanflametrap.com/speedoDiag.html
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