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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By 242Bleek
Thanks for the input, I clamped off the inlet...

Thanks for the input, I clamped off the inlet hose going to the heater core with vise grips and now the AC works phenominal all the time:-P Sorry to waste your time with the AC issue. Im guessing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By 242Bleek
Thats wierd, this car was not factory...

Thats wierd, this car was not factory intercooled, I added one and did not add that switch to it. It seems like it cuts off much sooner than 8 psi, almost right away when boost begins to register.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By 242Bleek
83 245t-AC goes warm under boost

Hi, I Just brought this car back from the dead and never really knew how the AC worked. I recently put a new old stock york compressor on it and the ac blows somewhat cold at idle, I know its not...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By 242Bleek
Whichever one came with the spec clutch kit I...

Whichever one came with the spec clutch kit I bought for the car. I tossed the spec clutch because it was garbage, kept the same release bearing though. To be honest the release point of the old spec...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By 242Bleek
Thanks, I ordered some, hopefully this solves it.

Thanks, I ordered some, hopefully this solves it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By 242Bleek
Ahh okay, so adding the washers will bring the...

Ahh okay, so adding the washers will bring the fingers out and change the release point of the PP? This won't mess with its torque holding capability?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By 242Bleek
Disc is installed properly. Cable and throwout...

Disc is installed properly. Cable and throwout bearing are brand new.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By 242Bleek
New Clutch, not completely disengaging

Hello, I recently installed a new Clutchnet red PP with organic disc in my 83 245t with a flat flywheel and M46. When I first installed it I could not get the clutch to disengage at all. The only way...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,479
Posted By 242Bleek
So what I gather is I would still need a new bolt...

So what I gather is I would still need a new bolt circle if were to use a 228mm? Is there any advantage to running the 900t 215 mm plate over the Volvo 215?

Say I were to punch out a new bolt...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,479
Posted By 242Bleek
Anyone running a Saab 228mm Pressure plate?

I must have searched every thread available on this forum pertaining to clutches and none of them have been much help at all, they're composed mostly of people posting pictures of pressure plates...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,857
Posted By 242Bleek
Hmm I might be giving him a visit next week once...

Hmm I might be giving him a visit next week once I get it out. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,857
Posted By 242Bleek
Sign me up for that!

Sign me up for that!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,857
Posted By 242Bleek
Spec clutch failure (rant)

Anyone else used spec clutches in their cars? I recently put one in my 83 245t. I installed this spec stage 3 with 6 puck sprung disk on a resurfaced flat flywheel and new pilot bearing, new rear...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,055
Posted By 242Bleek
I see the internet lore experts here have spoken....

I see the internet lore experts here have spoken. The Nv3500 is a very good trans and stronger than most people say. They are FAR better than any piece of crap T5 and the T-bricks community seems to...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,925
Posted By 242Bleek
It's good to hear some actual open mindedness...

It's good to hear some actual open mindedness about k-jet on this forum these days. Think about it, had you asked this question 6 years ago the OP would have been instantly smothered with a sh1t...
Forum: showroom 10-19-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,707
Posted By 242Bleek
Love the car, so clean, much nicer than my 83...

Love the car, so clean, much nicer than my 83 245t when I got it. Try and keep it nice and stock mostly. Hate to see what all these children are doing to the last remaining 240t's.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By 242Bleek
So you would give this the green light?

So you would give this the green light?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By 242Bleek
Mercedes 047 brass injector upgrade om 240T

Currently going through the fuel system on my 245T. I've already installed a brand new main pump, new accumulator, 255lph in tank pump, new filter ect. Car has 266k on it and want to go ahead and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,917
Posted By 242Bleek
Yep, had to cut the rear snorkel off the back so...

Yep, had to cut the rear snorkel off the back so it would clear the fire wall. Other than that it fit like a glove.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,917
Posted By 242Bleek
I also made plates to plug the injector holes in...

I also made plates to plug the injector holes in the head because this was a former D-jet car. You can barely see them in the first picture.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,917
Posted By 242Bleek
Its just the triple Solex 44 PAI down draft carbs...

Its just the triple Solex 44 PAI down draft carbs that came on the AQ171. Uses the original boat carb hat which clears the hood just fine. Had to do quite a bit of clearanceing on the stock manifolds...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By 242Bleek
It's the red 16A fuse in the middle. It seems the...

It's the red 16A fuse in the middle. It seems the the red wire which I think is constant power to the relay is the one getting hottest and melting the plug. I will check all the connections.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By 242Bleek
83 245T fuel pump fuse and relay extremely hot.

I've been dealing with this issue for a while now. The car is an 83 245T. I was told to begin with a new engine harness as mine was completely rotted away. So today I just finished installing it. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,917
Posted By 242Bleek
Well im a little late posting this, but for...

Well im a little late posting this, but for anyone interested I finally finished the conversion. It does work very well and can be done. They really sound great and throttle response is excellent...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,558
Posted By 242Bleek
I used a flat flywheel on my conversion. It is...

I used a flat flywheel on my conversion. It is much lighter than the dished. Since you are using LH 2.4 you might be stuck with the dished stuff. I would just convert to a stand alone EFI and use a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By 242Bleek
Ahh I figured they were junk, Thanks

Ahh I figured they were junk, Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By 242Bleek
Whats the deal with the reproduction 245 tailgate hinges?

In the middle of repainting my 245, but my taligate hinges like most of them, are a victim of pitting and bubbling chrome due to the potmetal construction. Seen these hinges being reproduced...
Forum: showroom 07-26-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,959
Posted By 242Bleek
Cool car, the body work was scary though. Car is...

Cool car, the body work was scary though. Car is about a 50 footer at best.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,917
Posted By 242Bleek
also to use SU's what manifolds would i need?...

also to use SU's what manifolds would i need? could I take something off a b20 and make it work?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-08-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,917
Posted By 242Bleek
I dont have a tig welder so the holley is out of...

I dont have a tig welder so the holley is out of the question I guess. Couldnt the triple downdraft marine carbs manifold fit with some cutting/grinding? I mean, i've seen it done before.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,917
Posted By 242Bleek
I do like the idea of using the same manifold and...

I do like the idea of using the same manifold and adapting a holley of some sort, has anyone ever done this? Do they make an adapter?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,917
Posted By 242Bleek
solex triple downdraft carbs on 164?

I am in the midst of converting a 164 over to carbs, before I get the whole shpeil about how d-jet is superior to carbs in every way please know that this car is a roach, every wire in the car is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,667
Posted By 242Bleek
Thanks for the offer, if they are the same I...

Thanks for the offer, if they are the same I might have to take you up on it. I just don't know what else to do...I mean, where do you even get a part like this for such an antiquated system? I must...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,667
Posted By 242Bleek
Well, im still messing with this car, the...

Well, im still messing with this car, the original set of distributor trigger points allowed the car to run but it runs terrible because I think it only allows one batch of injectors to fire. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,667
Posted By 242Bleek
Awesome, I feel like I have some kind of...

Awesome, I feel like I have some kind of knowledge about this thing now. The fuel pump does prime with the key, I will go and mess with it tomorrow to see if I can get the injectors to fire as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,667
Posted By 242Bleek
HELP! D-jetronic troubles

I have a 74 164 that doesn't run, i've ran several tests and found out that the injectors aren't firing at all when I crank it. If you pour some gas in the TB the car will kind of sputter on its own...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By 242Bleek
Ahh okay thanks. Where exactly would you hook to...

Ahh okay thanks. Where exactly would you hook to to check the fuel pressure on a cis system? Yea she's got some miles on her. I'll give it a good once over
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By 242Bleek
Your talking about the idle air motor? It seems...

Your talking about the idle air motor? It seems to be in good working order. But it does need to be feathered on cold starts like you say, until its warm that is. I might try and switch it out with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By 242Bleek
83 245t dies when cold

Hello, my 83 240 turbo has a bit of an issue. When you start it, it will crank right up the first time no problem but after idling for about 15 seconds exactly it will sputter out and die on it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 23,084
Posted By 242Bleek
Incredible!

Incredible!
Forum: showroom 12-18-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,275
Posted By 242Bleek
Need more of this! I need it!

Need more of this! I need it!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By 242Bleek
Don't support china.

Don't support china.
Forum: showroom 10-11-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,395
Posted By 242Bleek
Excellent work, it's nice to see someone willing...

Excellent work, it's nice to see someone willing to put forth the effort to bring a car so rusted away back into shape. This is a hardcore "volvo guy" here folks.
Forum: showroom 10-08-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 36,518
Posted By 242Bleek
Man I wish someone would just make a bolt in bag...

Man I wish someone would just make a bolt in bag kit for 240's, I just don't have the time to be fabricating things and playing guessing games with parts anymore.
Forum: showroom 10-08-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 32,515
Posted By 242Bleek
Beautiful car, props on keeping it stock.

Beautiful car, props on keeping it stock.
Forum: showroom 10-08-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,223
Posted By 242Bleek
This car looks great, good job. Tom did a good...

This car looks great, good job. Tom did a good job on the IC piping too.
Forum: showroom 10-06-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,457
Posted By 242Bleek
Awesome, I really dig this car. Gotta love wagons

Awesome, I really dig this car. Gotta love wagons
Forum: showroom 04-25-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,342
Posted By 242Bleek
lol I've had many encounters with the "anti volvo...

lol I've had many encounters with the "anti volvo drawl of ignorance" as well.
Forum: showroom 04-25-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,342
Posted By 242Bleek
True, most volvo people here are stupid week to...

True, most volvo people here are stupid week to week hipster fan boys. But show an outrageously built volvo to the average american and you get the same response every time. "Why a...
Forum: showroom 04-18-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,342
Posted By 242Bleek
I swear the swedes all have some type of masters...

I swear the swedes all have some type of masters degree in engineering by the time they're out of 5th grade and project car funds come from the government.
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