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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By 2manyturbos
That sounds like a drive shaft carrier bearing...

That sounds like a drive shaft carrier bearing issue. They will sometimes make amost a siren type of sound when failing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By 2manyturbos
That sounds like Volvo. I have never encountered...

That sounds like Volvo. I have never encountered one with a different size pulley yet in over 100+ cars. 15A sees some big differences in the 940 AC systems back east that we never get out here as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By 2manyturbos
Wrong. The main pump is only going to flow what...

Wrong. The main pump is only going to flow what the engine needs and bypass the rest back to the tank via. the pressure regulator. IOW, the amount it is pumping due to the restriction in the line...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By 2manyturbos
No, it isn't. I have at least 5 940 compressors...

No, it isn't. I have at least 5 940 compressors and 4 240 compressors and the pulley is the same on all of them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By 2manyturbos
The 940 compressor is the same compressor used on...

The 940 compressor is the same compressor used on a 1993 240 with the R-134 AC system. Therefore, yes, it will fit and line up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By 2manyturbos
What you are describing is typical behavior with...

What you are describing is typical behavior with a failing AMM.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By 2manyturbos
Same for the US market.

Same for the US market.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ This. The correct answer is NO. Same...

^^

This. The correct answer is NO. Same thing with a connecting rod cap, main bearing cap etc, etc. You might get lucky and have one fit perfectly without first removing material from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By 2manyturbos
All M47 equipped 240s I have owned and/or parted...

All M47 equipped 240s I have owned and/or parted out had the weight.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ I think Kenny went to a GM transmission...

^^

I think Kenny went to a GM transmission by the time he was running those times. IIRC, he was able to put approximately 400 HP though the AW-71 after doing the accumulator mod. Greg Ervin went...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By 2manyturbos
I'm pretty sure they are. I have a 78 B21...

I'm pretty sure they are. I have a 78 B21 sitting on an engine stand in my shop and of course, several B230s in my fleet. I'll try to remember to check today.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By 2manyturbos
Possibly a broken transmission mount. Worn...

Possibly a broken transmission mount. Worn bushings make the shifter sloppy. That wouldn't make it harder to push the lever into the Park position.
Forum: showroom 09-26-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,323
Posted By 2manyturbos
More bling with no real purpose for most of us.

More bling with no real purpose for most of us.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 327
Posted By 2manyturbos
The job is so simple a child could do it. No...

The job is so simple a child could do it. No tutorial needed. Actually walking out to the car with some tools on hand and a 1/2 hour of time is all it takes. Pre-90 240s use phillips screws to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By 2manyturbos
Check your rotors for run out. Even if they are...

Check your rotors for run out. Even if they are new, they may not be machined straight relative to their mounting surface.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By 2manyturbos
Almost everyone that isn't a full time mechanic...

Almost everyone that isn't a full time mechanic calls an ignition lock an ignition switch. Therefore, my question. The real tip off is there is no hole in the switch where lubricant can be added.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ I have used the same for years with great...

^^ I have used the same for years with great results. Once cured, the weatherstrip isn't going anywhere.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By 2manyturbos
Are you trying to replace the ignition lock, or...

Are you trying to replace the ignition lock, or ignition switch?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,566
Posted By 2manyturbos
Well, I have pulled apart engines with...

Well, I have pulled apart engines with warped/bent exhaust valves that never collided with the pistons. These were engines built back in the 60s. I can't say for sure what caused it. It was always...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By 2manyturbos
Awesome. No throwing parts at this one.

Awesome. No throwing parts at this one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,566
Posted By 2manyturbos
It was named a radiator by some idiot that didn't...

It was named a radiator by some idiot that didn't understand science. What it really should be called is a convector/conductor. Bad example if you were trying to make some sort of point.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By 2manyturbos
It clearly shows the sock on the pump in the...

It clearly shows the sock on the pump in the picture. It has been too long for me to remember exactly what came with the one I bought.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By 2manyturbos
I don't think it comes with a filter sock.

I don't think it comes with a filter sock.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes. It's time to get online to...

Yes. It's time to get online to volvowiringdiagrams.com and pull up the schematic for his car and check the path for power to and from the controller. No guesses needed. A multi-meter and some...
Forum: showroom 09-08-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 761
Posted By 2manyturbos
Nice job. It looks much better without the...

Nice job. It looks much better without the aluminum trim, IMO.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By 2manyturbos
Take a giant step backwards and install that M46....

Take a giant step backwards and install that M46. They shift like total garbage, are weak and hard to get parts for anymore. They were designed for the 115 HP Volvo redblocks made back in the 60s. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ Unless the OP has changed cars, he's talking...

^^ Unless the OP has changed cars, he's talking about an 88 740 in this thread. No snowflake switch or dial control knob.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ You might have a broken ground wire on the...

^^ You might have a broken ground wire on the compressor. Earlier cars have the compressor grounded to the block by an extra wire because the compressor is rubber mounted. The compressor clutch will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes. You can just remove and replace it without...

Yes. You can just remove and replace it without losing more than an incredibly small amount of refrigerant.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ Nobody on this board has a $5000 AC recovery...

^^ Nobody on this board has a $5000 AC recovery and charging machine for their home use. At best, they probably have a can tap and a set of gauges.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By 2manyturbos
It is as easy as putting an ohmmeter on the...

It is as easy as putting an ohmmeter on the terminals of the pressure switch and seeing if you have a closed switch. They usually read .1-.2 ohms. If you have pressure in the system and no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By 2manyturbos
In 1995 all US market 940s used the same system...

In 1995 all US market 940s used the same system with the same pump. A single in tank pump. Don't worry about the reference to it being for a Turbocharged 940.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By 2manyturbos
Parts Geek handles the Bosch replacement pump you...

Parts Geek handles the Bosch replacement pump you seek for $116. 17 of them in stock. I've used 2 of these on customer's cars with no issues whatsoever. I bought both of mine from FCP when they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes, the OBD2 960s do report transmissions codes....

Yes, the OBD2 960s do report transmissions codes. And no, you really can't retrieve them without a proper scanner.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By 2manyturbos
It clips on to the same bracket the headlight...

It clips on to the same bracket the headlight relay attaches to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By 2manyturbos
The noise you are hearing is likely a vacuum...

The noise you are hearing is likely a vacuum leak. When you go into boost there is no vacuum, therefore, with leak in the system the actuators return to their default position until you let off and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By 2manyturbos
No need to heat it up. The 3M brand stripe eraser...

No need to heat it up. The 3M brand stripe eraser wheel tears those decals right off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By 2manyturbos
That stuff is not easy to get off. The 3M stripe...

That stuff is not easy to get off. The 3M stripe eraser wheel works great for decals and stripes. Even with one, you are going to have a very painful experience removing all that vinyl in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By 2manyturbos
The spider gears often make a clicking noise when...

The spider gears often make a clicking noise when the wheels are turning in the opposite direction.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By 2manyturbos
Just get Enviro-safe ES-12A and charge the...

Just get Enviro-safe ES-12A and charge the system.

http://autorefrigerants.com/hydrocarbon-refrigerants
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By 2manyturbos
Each of the numbers indicates how many degrees of...

Each of the numbers indicates how many degrees of ignition advance the engine is running at. So, yes, 2 degrees to the left of the 10 when facing the engine is where you should see the timing light...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By 2manyturbos
Looks great. Nice job. You don't want the later...

Looks great. Nice job. You don't want the later seals anyway. It would look ridiculous with the chrome trim on the doors to have all black trim around the quarter windows.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 957
Posted By 2manyturbos
You could have a bad gage, sending unit or...

You could have a bad gage, sending unit or compensation circuit board causing an incorrect reading. Find out what temperature it is running at when the gage is at that point. If may not be running...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By 2manyturbos
Exactly. You need to see the battery light come...

Exactly. You need to see the battery light come on when you turn the key to the run position, turn off when the car starts. Otherwise, you are missing the exciter circuit signal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By 2manyturbos
The master cylinder should have bleeder valves on...

The master cylinder should have bleeder valves on it just like the calipers do. Bleed the master cylinder first. Then, bleed the rest of the system.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,467
Posted By 2manyturbos
The B cam is a baby step up the ladder from an M...

The B cam is a baby step up the ladder from an M cam for a daily driver. That's about it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By 2manyturbos
They hook under the edge of the sheet metal above...

They hook under the edge of the sheet metal above each light, swing down and the plastic nut attaches to one of the lower tail light mounting studs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 957
Posted By 2manyturbos
At least you know now. I would bet a good Bosch...

At least you know now. I would bet a good Bosch 016 will give the same mileage results, yet, run smooth under all conditions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 957
Posted By 2manyturbos
Surging like that at idle during warm up has...

Surging like that at idle during warm up has always led to a bad AMM in my experience. I know you said "Brand New". Don't equate brand new with good. See if you can borrow a known good Bosch 016...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By 2manyturbos
I have complete systems for a conversion. PM...

I have complete systems for a conversion. PM sent.
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