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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By dl242gt
The fuel pressure accumulator makes hot starting...

The fuel pressure accumulator makes hot starting easier as one of it's functions. It also dampens the fuel pump so the surging of the fuel pump doesn't make the airflow sensor plate move up and down...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By dl242gt
:lol: yeah those tanked values are still more...

:lol: yeah those tanked values are still more than what I bought a lot of 240s for.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By dl242gt
I've only seen gold volvo grill badges but not...

I've only seen gold volvo grill badges but not the grill. Must have been a custom grill. For awhile back then it was all the rage to get gold badges and grills. I can't tell you how many accords and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,063
Posted By dl242gt
In any case. I have a 93 245 and am using the...

In any case. I have a 93 245 and am using the Borg Warner brute power clutch kit for a 1989 740 turbo. I wanted to have a bit more holding than stock but nothing to heavy. It came with a LUK pressure...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-22-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By dl242gt
I run the enem V15 turbo cam in my 82 turbo. I...

I run the enem V15 turbo cam in my 82 turbo. I run it two degrees advanced and like that a lot. Still has a lot of top end but brings the power band down enough that it's not soft at low rpms. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By dl242gt
I like Beru stuff and also Bosch as the best...

I like Beru stuff and also Bosch as the best stuff I've used. Years ago when I had a Beetle it used the same distributor cap as my Volvos. In the VW aftermarket world. They had clear different color...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By dl242gt
I would check with someone like Joe Lazenby at...

I would check with someone like Joe Lazenby at susquehanna spares. There are none new on the market that I know of.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By dl242gt
That hardware is correct. Over the years many...

That hardware is correct. Over the years many people have over tightened those bolts. If you can't get them out with the above suggested tool. Then I would drill them out and put timeserts in....
Forum: showroom 05-11-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By dl242gt
If you want them like the factory then being the...

If you want them like the factory then being the usa you don't get any.

I ran mine like above. Inside the fender, over the wheel splash guards and to the front sheet metal pass through. It's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By dl242gt
A few years ago. Skandix got me rust repair...

A few years ago. Skandix got me rust repair panels from these folks.
http://www.klokkerholm.com/xProductCatalogue/Default.aspx
They were pretty much the only folks with any type of quality repair...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,177
Posted By dl242gt
I've used a cooler thermostat on mine for years...

I've used a cooler thermostat on mine for years without issue. Both cars in my sig. I use the 82C one which is only about five degrees cooler Celsius. But it helps both my cars handle the summer heat...
Forum: performance & suspension 03-17-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,296
Posted By dl242gt
I would recommend you buy the fittings and oil...

I would recommend you buy the fittings and oil line you need from a place like atp turbo. I also bought fittings for this kind of stuff from pegasus racing. I bought fittings with one side matching...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By dl242gt
A newer donor car with a running engine is your...

A newer donor car with a running engine is your best bet at a engine upgrade. You will have more power for your lighter older car and get better mileage as well. I have kjet cars and like them very...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By dl242gt
For Kjet you need two main diagnostic tools. A...

For Kjet you need two main diagnostic tools. A dwell meter and a fuel pressure gauge with a valve in the hose so you can adjust the flow to check the kjetronic fuel system pressure, control pressure,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By dl242gt
If the driveshaft and support bearing are OK then...

If the driveshaft and support bearing are OK then yes engine and tranny mounts. Because if you haven't done them then they need to be done. Another thumping that happens is the exhaust right after...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By dl242gt
Probably 77 and newer with the lambda engines....

Probably 77 and newer with the lambda engines. With the lambda it became more important to have everything precisely set.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By dl242gt
Genuine Volvo was the best but of course it's...

Genuine Volvo was the best but of course it's gonna cost you nowadays. The VDO/Siemans and who knows what other brand names seem to be hit or miss as to a well made motor. They also all seem to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By dl242gt
Sometimes for no reason they don't list things...

Sometimes for no reason they don't list things properly in the parts listings. I had to go back further and look up a 1983 turbo and there it was. 947515 E clip. It is the same for the early cars as...
Forum: performance & suspension 02-04-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By dl242gt
Here is the web site. Pull down the cam menu to...

Here is the web site. Pull down the cam menu to goto Volvo. http://enem.se/produkter.asp
Forum: performance & suspension 02-03-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By dl242gt
Enem V15 turbo cam is called the torque cam in...

Enem V15 turbo cam is called the torque cam in the enem cam chart. I have had very positive experiences with their cams. I use one in both my cars a non turbo cam in one and a turbo version in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By dl242gt
Lambda light only comes on when the mileage...

Lambda light only comes on when the mileage counter closes the contacts. If you even have the counter behind the cluster anymore.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By dl242gt
Beru also makes very good quality ignition parts....

Beru also makes very good quality ignition parts. I was able to source a low resistance rotor from Beru. The part number is NVL145. I got them from Kingsbourne. The bosch rotors have high resistance...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,114
Posted By dl242gt
They rust inside as well as have diaphragm...

They rust inside as well as have diaphragm failure. I've never had good experience with used ones. The parts are going to start failing more not only due to age but they weren't designed for alcohol...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By dl242gt
My 79 had a good engine wiring harness. It was a...

My 79 had a good engine wiring harness. It was a non lambda car. Maybe the extra wiring of the kjet lambda cars was more prone to decay? Of course the efi cars and the turbos had lots of rot. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By dl242gt
I made my own when I installed a 90+ on my 82...

I made my own when I installed a 90+ on my 82 B21FT. I made a bracket that is bolted to the block where the cat used to be. It goes to the middle of the manifold where the stock bracket fits.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By dl242gt
That number reminds me of the old Boge...

That number reminds me of the old Boge aftermarket turbo gas shocks. They fit in the stock strut using the spacer at the bottom. The factory gas struts were also boge branded but were used without a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By dl242gt
The engine wiring is the only main issue with my...

The engine wiring is the only main issue with my 80s volvos and that was mostly turbos since that is what I mostly had. Now my 93 wagon has had worse wiring issues including suspected factory...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By dl242gt
Probably put on there from an earlier head. You...

Probably put on there from an earlier head. You will have to get a #5 cap from a 530 to have things proper.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By dl242gt
Even though some parts on the early cars are...

Even though some parts on the early cars are bolted on compared to the later car having the front clip welded together. It should all bolt on as a front clip. I just repaired a friends 1990 and we...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By dl242gt
The backup light wiring can wear through on the...

The backup light wiring can wear through on the edge of the hole in the body for the shifter and also the wiring under the car for the backup lights will decay and the insulation will be gone. It...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By dl242gt
I bought a replacement tailgate for my 93 wagon...

I bought a replacement tailgate for my 93 wagon from Franks in Orange NJ. There aren't any rust repair shops in southern nj that will work on old Volvos. Same thing as you encountered. They all want...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-29-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,869
Posted By dl242gt
I understand that you want to have the car back...

I understand that you want to have the car back on the road as soon as you can but taking your time is really the key to doing a good swap and having it reliable as much as possible when done. You'll...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-25-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,340
Posted By dl242gt
Speaking of ride height. I adjusted my suspension...

Speaking of ride height. I adjusted my suspension to have the control arms horizontal and it seemed to like that. Not a ride height some folks would like but the roads are horrid here and I want some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By dl242gt
I'm going to try the aftermarket deutschparts...

I'm going to try the aftermarket deutschparts (not sure about the spelling) mounts on ebay. I bought the plates from Chris on ebay as well. They are going in my 93 wagon after I do the clutch and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By dl242gt
The alternator adjuster bolt is a 6mm 1.0 thread...

The alternator adjuster bolt is a 6mm 1.0 thread 70mm long. The hex head is usually 10mm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By dl242gt
As mentioned. You should go get that pressure...

As mentioned. You should go get that pressure gauge. Check control pressure. A clogged warmup regulator will lean out the engine and it'll stay lean. It's ok at first because the computer makes the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,615
Posted By dl242gt
More intermittent misses that are vacuum leaks...

More intermittent misses that are vacuum leaks are the injector seals and the intake manifold gasket. These go bad on a regular schedule of three to four years with a 240 turbo. Especially the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By dl242gt
Do you have a meter? You can unplug the connector...

Do you have a meter? You can unplug the connector for the reverse lights and using the ohms selection on lowest ohms. Check that the reverse switch connects the two wires when you move the shifter to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By dl242gt
Try some tamper resistant torx? I haven't done...

Try some tamper resistant torx? I haven't done anything but around here my car is not a 'cool' car, thankfully.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-12-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,157
Posted By dl242gt
Well I am what you would call a long time user of...

Well I am what you would call a long time user of the no preload Jeep front axle version of the trutrack. It was the only version available at the time and is not as strong as the newer versions. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By dl242gt
the Pierburg fuel pump isn't available anymore?...

the Pierburg fuel pump isn't available anymore? That was the only one that didn't make too much fuel pressure causing my SU float bowls to overflow. I fixed the problem by adding a fuel pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By dl242gt
When I had this happening I had to take apart the...

When I had this happening I had to take apart the retractor and oil it. I also noticed the tab inside that locks it when it gets the intertia from a crash had some metal wear on the end. This was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By dl242gt
Spend the extra money on genuine Volvo engine...

Spend the extra money on genuine Volvo engine seals. The Elring stuff has let me down the last couple of years. Doesn't fit correctly in the cam location causing leaks is what happened to me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By dl242gt
The only main difference with the 93 engine...

The only main difference with the 93 engine compared to the older LH2.4 engines is the timing belt is a round tooth belt on your 93. You can swap over the sprockets if you want but it isn't a deal...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-01-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By dl242gt
I daily drive a V15 cam in both of my signature...

I daily drive a V15 cam in both of my signature cars. One of the best upgrades I have done. Both cars being manual it really made a dramatic improvement. With an auto and an adjustable gear it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By dl242gt
I just bought strikers from Tasca a couple of...

I just bought strikers from Tasca a couple of months ago. They had to order them but they showed up after a bit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By dl242gt
I got your PM but figured everyone could use the...

I got your PM but figured everyone could use the part numbers. It really makes it nicer to work on the alternator with that adjuster bracket.
1346024 bracket -1990
1346365 bracket 1991-
955304...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By dl242gt
BTW the BB could be the ball bearing volvo used...

BTW the BB could be the ball bearing volvo used to seal the fuel mixture adjustment hole.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure the ballast resistor is good. Sparking...

Make sure the ballast resistor is good. Sparking while cranking is good. But after you change the key to run position. The ballast resistor and associated wiring handle the voltage going to the coil....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By dl242gt
Volvo realized that isn't a strong setup....

Volvo realized that isn't a strong setup. Although it works better with the urethane bushing and also the bushing goes in the other end of the bracket. But as I wrote, somewhere along the line Volvo...
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