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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Bcmonks
I tried exactly what you said and it fixed it...

I tried exactly what you said and it fixed it instantly. The hazards had almost no drain, and when I changed fuse 13, the problem went away.

Thank you all for you help, without you guys I would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Bcmonks
Yes the blinker bulb lights up when I use the...

Yes the blinker bulb lights up when I use the turn signal, what voltage should I be looking for from the blinker fuse?



A while ago I had alternator issues, where the car would almost die if I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Bcmonks
Voltmeter jumping

Hello all,

I recently did the hard wiring of taillights modification, because my taillights broke for the 4th time in a few years. I'm not sure if this issue started happening before or after I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Bcmonks
I actually don't really have harness plugs...

I actually don't really have harness plugs anymore. My lights were out about a week or two ago, and instead of buying yet another circuit board, I hard wired all my bulb holders to the wires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Bcmonks
My bulb failure light hasn't been on in a while...

My bulb failure light hasn't been on in a while actually. Definitely since before this incident happened.

When you say the brown wire plug, do you mean at the bulb failure sensor? Or at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Bcmonks
Right side rear parking lights out

Hello all,

I'm trying to get my car ready for an inspection, and all that is needed now is my tail lights. Before tonight, the only light not working was the bottom left light of the right...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By Bcmonks
Hardwiring tail lights trouble

Hello,

My tail lights on my 1982 Volvo 244 GLT weren't working and caused me to fail an inspection, and while I was browsing Dave Barton's site, I saw a mod about hard wiring tail lights.

Last...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By Bcmonks
Auto to Manual with little experience

Hello Turbobricks,

I have a 1982 Volvo 244 GLT that has been in my family since the day it came off the lot in ~82, and I would love for it to have a manual transmission instead of it's automatic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Bcmonks
I can most likely do this myself, ive done a...

I can most likely do this myself, ive done a multitude of things on my car myself, and I don't think changing a hose is out of the question. Even though it might take me 3x as long, with many cuts on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Bcmonks
A/C Leaking

Hello,

I took my car to an amazing mechanic back in NJ where I used to live for a while, and he treated my car very well. He once told me that my A/C was leaking from the "Low Side Compressor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By Bcmonks
Also, I've noticed that the ticking seems to get...

Also, I've noticed that the ticking seems to get faster depending on how much I accelerate. The more I accelerate, the faster the ticks get. I can also still hear the ticks with the Windows up inside...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By Bcmonks
Here ya go: This is the area where I believe...

Here ya go:

This is the area where I believe it's coming from, which is the passenger side of the engine bay.

http://imgur.com/Itn68Oj

This is the catalytic converter connected to the turbo....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By Bcmonks
So I went to look for this, and mine is a little...

So I went to look for this, and mine is a little different. I forgot to mention that the mechanic also changed my catalytic converter a while ago because it was clogged, because I forgot. My...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By Bcmonks
Loud ticking noise on passenger side of engine bay

My 1982 Volvo 244 GLT is experience some sort of ticking noise from the passenger side engine bay. I'm unsure of where it is coming from in that area, but it sounds like it is coming from around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Bcmonks
Best 240 IPD products

I'm about to buy a camshaft and adjustable cam gear from IPD which got me thinking, what are the best products made by IPD for the 240?

Are there any products that you cannot live without, are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By Bcmonks
Automatic The engine is definitely reving...

Automatic

The engine is definitely reving when I floor it, and when it shifts it seems to lurch forward.

I believe the overheating was because when it drives slow I have to run it hard to get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By Bcmonks
I'm bringing it back next tuesday, I'll let you...

I'm bringing it back next tuesday, I'll let you guys know what I find out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By Bcmonks
Now my car seems to be running better, but it's...

Now my car seems to be running better, but it's almost on and off. I believe it has something to do with the throttle cable little plastic piece being broken, when the cable is at an angle it seems...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By Bcmonks
I put my original cap back on the expansion tank...

I put my original cap back on the expansion tank (I put an aftermarket one on earlier and just realized that it was rated at 100kpa and not 75kpa like the original) and it seems to not be leaking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By Bcmonks
Weird throttle after replace Engine Wiring Harness

I just recently bought an engine wiring harness from Davebarton.com because my oil light was flickering. I took my Volvo to a mechanic to have them put it in because I don't have enough time to do a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2016, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By Bcmonks
High beams not working after Halogen upgrade

Hello, I recently upgraded my lights on my 1982 Volvo 244 GLT with the Hella Halogen lights that IPD offers. After upgrading the low beams, I noticed that when I try to turn on my high beams, the two...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Bcmonks
I was actually feeling around and noticed that...

I was actually feeling around and noticed that there is a hose back there that feels like it has a hole in it. Is the heater hose a small hose that comes from the engine and seems like it goes into...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Bcmonks
1982 244 GLT Cooling System Leak

Yesterday I was driving and i noticed a white smoke coming from my engine and the car temperature gauge was all the way at the top. I pulled over and opened the hood and smoke came billowing out, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Bcmonks
Should I add a washer just onto the bolt next to...

Should I add a washer just onto the bolt next to the tube? Do you know why it would do this only on one side, it's weird that i'm not experiencing this on the other shock.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Bcmonks
Rear left shock bushing (Spacer?) moves while turning

I recently changed out on the shocks, struts and springs on my 1982 Volvo 244 GLT from the factory versions to the IPD lowering springs and Bilstein touring shocks and struts. I now notice when I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By Bcmonks
1982 Volvo 244 GLT speedometer conversion

I was wondering if it was possible to change my speedometer that only goes to 85 to a speedometer that goes to 120? If this is possible, how would I go about doing it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By Bcmonks
So if I drain it all and then do what I need to...

So if I drain it all and then do what I need to do, do I fill it all the way back up and then flush the system? Or do I just put a little bit back in and flush it.



Yeah you connect a hose to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By Bcmonks
My kickdown cable is broken where it connect to...

My kickdown cable is broken where it connect to the throttle on the top of the engine, there is a little plastic piece where I am assuming someone would adjust it from, and the plastic is snapped. So...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By Bcmonks
1982 Volvo 244 GLT Auto Transmission Flush + gasket/filter change

I've ordered some parts from IPD:

Transmission flush kit
Transmission gasket + filter
Kickdown Cable


I was wondering how I would go about doing this? I've never taken a transmission pan...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By Bcmonks
1982 244 Turbo, Hard to reach oil filter.

I recently did an oil change on my Volvo and it's leaking from the oil filter. I assume this is because I only hand tightened the oil filter and i'm having trouble getting any tools in there to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,749
Posted By Bcmonks
rear brake caliper piston issues

I'm having trouble getting one of the caliper pistons to go back in. No amount of me using all my strength with channel locks has made the thing move. I even cracked the bleeder valve and used the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By Bcmonks
I'm currently waiting on my PCV Breather hose to...

I'm currently waiting on my PCV Breather hose to be shipped and i've finished replacing my breather box. I noticed on the diagram that it says there is an o-ring on the breather box, but mine didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By Bcmonks
Where would I get the hose that goes from the PCV...

Where would I get the hose that goes from the PCV to the intake? I checked mine and it is hard as a rock and filled with goop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By Bcmonks
1982 Turbo PCV System

Hello, i'm going to be replacing my PCV system today, and I was wondering how I go about doing that. I've bought a breather box, breather box hose, and a flame trap kit from IPD. The only problem i'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By Bcmonks
http://www.ipdusa.com/basket.asp?strAction=add&V1=...

http://www.ipdusa.com/basket.asp?strAction=add&V1=12159&Q1=1&V2=12494&Q2=1&V3=13403&Q3=1

Would these be the parts to buy if i wanted to replace the system on my car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By Bcmonks
I just realized that I didn't say that I have a...

I just realized that I didn't say that I have a Volvo 244 GLT Turbo. Does all of this advice still pertain to my car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By Bcmonks
1982 Volvo 244 GLT Oil leak

My Volvo leaks oil, I have to put a quart in every other time I fill the gas. One mechanic told me it was coming from my oil pan, another said it was a pipe connected to my turbo; and after he...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Bcmonks
Installing 6x9 speakers in rear deck ('82 244 GLT)

Has anyone installed 6x9 speakers in the rear deck of their car before? I've bought the speakers and i'm unsure of how I will go about doing this. Do I just draw a template and cut out? Or do I risk...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By Bcmonks
Max subwoofer size in trunk (244 Turbo)

Does anyone know what size subwoofer would fit in the back of a '82 244 Volvo? Or what's the biggest size you've fit in without taking up a lot of trunk space.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bcmonks
Wont I only be using 2 sets? 1 set for the...

Wont I only be using 2 sets? 1 set for the speaker amp and 1 for the subwoofer amp?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bcmonks
Head Unit: Pioneer DEH-6400BT...

Head Unit: Pioneer DEH-6400BT (http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_42407_Pioneer-DEH-6400BT.html?SearchClickout%5Bquery_id%5D=20496047&SearchClickout%5BIgnore%5D=1)

Front Speakers: Rockford...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bcmonks
Where is the picture of that? I didn't see a...

Where is the picture of that? I didn't see a picture of the firewall in your posts. By the way, your Volvo is beautiful.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bcmonks
Installing Amplifier and speakers ('82 244 Turbo)

I'm going to be installing an amplifier and some 6.5" component speakers in the front doors and 6x9s in the rear deck. The 6.5" components will have the 6.5" speakers in the lower door and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By Bcmonks
I ordered the tools and they are coming on...

I ordered the tools and they are coming on Thursday, I don't really know what i'm supposed to do with either lol, could you enlighten me?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By Bcmonks
Left Blinker & Amber do not work

So I crashed my car a while back and had to fix the left front side, while fixing this I had to use a left blinker assembly from a different Volvo 240. The blinker worked at first, but the amber did...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Bcmonks
Well this started a long time ago, since I've...

Well this started a long time ago, since I've gotten it from my dad (10~20k miles ago). So i've probably done all of that, I know that I've done a tune-up consisting of: Belts, spark plugs, spark...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,050
Posted By Bcmonks
I don't know if this will help you, but recently...

I don't know if this will help you, but recently I went to start my car and it just died, then I was looking everywhere and couldn't find a problem. Then I realized one of my fuses blew (i believe 13...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Bcmonks
82 244 GLT Doesn't "Go"

I own a '82 244 GLT (Turbo), and when I put my foot all the way down, it's supposed to go up in revs, but what it does is that it hesitates for 1 or 2 seconds, then it just leaps into 5000rpm. Does...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By Bcmonks
Oh wow O.o, I thought that they email me when I...

Oh wow O.o, I thought that they email me when I get a message on here, and I come back shocked with 9 replies lol. I guess I said it wrong, it's not the Turbo oil supply VALVE, it's the turbo oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By Bcmonks
82' 240 GLT: Turbo oil Supply Valve

I went to an auto shop about my oil leak, and they told me that it was my oil pan and transmission oil pan and that it was cost me about ~$400, then I went to one of my friends friends whose a...
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