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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:49 PM
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Posted By philski o'flood
so rad! great work

so rad! great work
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,099
Posted By philski o'flood
I'm pretty sure I read that the valve should only...

I'm pretty sure I read that the valve should only open when fully warmed and at cruising speed RPMs that's when the computer powers the solenoid. You may have a clogged nipple on the manifold, that's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,099
Posted By philski o'flood
never heard of that before and I've been smogging...

never heard of that before and I've been smogging 240s for a long time. Try a different shop

My test page always says EGR (Visual) ... PASS
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By philski o'flood
and the online "Volvo 700/900 FAQ" ...

and the online "Volvo 700/900 FAQ"

https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/FAQSummary1.html

https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,031
Posted By philski o'flood
Go with what you know! :nod: Windshields from...

Go with what you know! :nod:
Windshields from '66 to '93!
Starters from '61 to '98!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
240: b230f +16v
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Posted By philski o'flood
wow no wonder he gave it away :lol:... (just...

wow no wonder he gave it away :lol:... (just kidding)
I barely noticed the weird electric add on pump
because I was transfixed with the corroded alternator
and the dead bug on the belt

super...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,102
Posted By philski o'flood
Boost is magic

Boost is magic
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
240: b230f +16v
Views: 2,668
Posted By philski o'flood
https://i.ibb.co/CQ7hvjn/240.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/CQ7hvjn/240.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By philski o'flood
It's too bad Michelin stopped making Pilots in...

It's too bad Michelin stopped making Pilots in 15" or 16" or probably 17" now too. Years ago, at the boneyard, I scored a super nice set of Virgos with 205/60/15 Michelin Pilots and they were...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By philski o'flood
I have P4s on Virgos 205/60/15 and they are...

I have P4s on Virgos 205/60/15 and they are great. Like them much better than the Defenders in the same size they replaced.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,049
Posted By philski o'flood
:lol: dude that's so t-bricks :lol::-D:lol:

:lol: dude that's so t-bricks :lol::-D:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,130
Posted By philski o'flood
that's not the harness side, the blue bit is on...

that's not the harness side, the blue bit is on the sensor
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,128
Posted By philski o'flood
awesome! good work

awesome! good work
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,084
Posted By philski o'flood
typically no... fixed flange uses a gasket and...

typically no... fixed flange uses a gasket and loose flange uses the donut and you don't normally mix the two types... but that looks like it might hold
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By philski o'flood
the clutch coil has failed, you can just replace...

the clutch coil has failed, you can just replace the coil if you can find one. You can change them out and the compressor can stay right where it's at too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,812
Posted By philski o'flood
if the check valve on the main pump won't hold...

if the check valve on the main pump won't hold pressure it will take a longer time cranking to start
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,750
Posted By philski o'flood
see if you can get a Homer short throw shifter,...

see if you can get a Homer short throw shifter, they are nice
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,754
Posted By philski o'flood
You know years ago I ran into a retired Volvo...

You know years ago I ran into a retired Volvo dealer mechanic at the Chula yards and he said all that crummy wiring came from one factory in Portugal
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,928
Posted By philski o'flood
this is the correct order, it's from the Haynes...

this is the correct order, it's from the Haynes manual
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,859
Posted By philski o'flood
hook up the late style switch like cleanflametrap...

hook up the late style switch like cleanflametrap shows

http://cleanflametrap.com/ac.html

and then remove and connect the 2 green wires from the back of the thermostat
together and throw the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,112
Posted By philski o'flood
check the motor mounts

check the motor mounts
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,932
Posted By philski o'flood
google clevis pin

google clevis pin
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,932
Posted By philski o'flood
how's the swap going?

how's the swap going?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,326
Posted By philski o'flood
exactly what happened when mine was bad when...

exactly what happened when mine was bad
when it's working it keeps the full pressure from the pump to the injectors
when it's not working takes a way long time to start but then runs fine
Forum: showroom 03-16-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,022
Posted By philski o'flood
the removable plate is where the hydraulic master...

the removable plate is where the hydraulic master cylinder would bolt to. Look on a 240 Turbo and it's where the boost gauge line goes through
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2021, 12:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,250
Posted By philski o'flood
Dave you can do it :nod: ...

Dave you can do it :nod:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/slo1tafdzdap7mv/Valve%20Shim%20Adjustments%20March%203%2C%202016.jpg?raw=1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,250
Posted By philski o'flood
measure the new cam without the old hushers, ...

measure the new cam without the old hushers,
measure the shims and see if or how many you can swap around

it's really best to have the kit or a bunch of different sized shims on hand when
doing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,326
Posted By philski o'flood
if the check valve on the main pump won't hold...

if the check valve on the main pump won't hold pressure it will take longer to start
Forum: showroom 03-06-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 1,581,469
Posted By philski o'flood
that's a lot of krona :lol:

that's a lot of krona :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,530
Posted By philski o'flood
Forty Below a unique temp where F and C are the...

Forty Below a unique temp where F and C are the same

(-40°C × 9/5) + 32 = -40°F
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,207
Posted By philski o'flood
isn't there like millions of Denso alternators in...

isn't there like millions of Denso alternators in Australia?
Forum: showroom 02-19-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 1,581,469
Posted By philski o'flood
I have the head cleaning pen!

I have the head cleaning pen!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By philski o'flood
No most likely not. What's the matter with your...

No most likely not. What's the matter with your car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,191
Posted By philski o'flood
here you go

here you go
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By philski o'flood
because selling cars to your friends :) The alt...

because selling cars to your friends :)
The alt connects to the starter and the starter to the battery
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,787
Posted By philski o'flood
Fel-Pro # 35426 is the paper gasket and upper o...

Fel-Pro # 35426 is the paper gasket and upper o ring, I've used them on a few water pumps and they are nice. $1.99 at O'reilly
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,202
Posted By philski o'flood
take your alt off the car, clean it up a bit and...

take your alt off the car, clean it up a bit and take to the auto parts store for a testing
Forum: showroom 01-21-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 1,581,469
Posted By philski o'flood
:omg:OMG! Perfect Crack Free 81-89 240 Dash in...

:omg:OMG! Perfect Crack Free 81-89 240 Dash in Blue!!!!:omg:

wow :nod:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/8vnz79x6nlcvk9h/240_Dash_16.jpg?raw=1
Forum: showroom 01-16-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,817
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Posted By philski o'flood
Volvo 1308472 just in case you ended up with just...

Volvo 1308472 just in case you ended up with just two gauges in your triple pack :lol:

18314

18315

18316
Forum: showroom 01-14-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2,817
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Posted By philski o'flood
man thats crazy!

man thats crazy!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,251
Posted By philski o'flood
yep and keep a fire extinguisher close by

yep and keep a fire extinguisher close by
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,243
Posted By philski o'flood
I was able to get the slide key and wire spring...

I was able to get the slide key and wire spring back into place WITHOUT taking the thing apart.
It took about 3 hours and was tedious but it can be done! Good luck!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,207
Posted By philski o'flood
https://www.greatnecksaw.com/pub/media/catalog/pro...

https://www.greatnecksaw.com/pub/media/catalog/product/cache/cb5c0631bad4d9dec4a327da8d6c00bc/2/5/25423inuse1_57719.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 34,085
Posted By philski o'flood
get some kester kiwi-draw 60/40 solder ...

get some kester kiwi-draw 60/40 solder

https://cdn3.volusion.com/pvjyg.dhqzu/v/vspfiles/photos/KES-83-3000-0000-2.jpg?v-cache=1553850147
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,583
Posted By philski o'flood
emery cloth on the block

emery cloth on the block
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 34,085
Posted By philski o'flood
you need more solder in those areas. Fill in the...

you need more solder in those areas. Fill in the small holes completely
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 34,085
Posted By philski o'flood
don't give up!

don't give up!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,957
Posted By philski o'flood
mine wasn't getting very warm with a working...

mine wasn't getting very warm with a working thermostat
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,957
Posted By philski o'flood
on my drivers seat I cut out the thermostat and...

on my drivers seat I cut out the thermostat and soldered in a piece of wire, maybe not the best idea, but it sure gets warm and comfy now!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,957
Posted By philski o'flood
yep, it's labelled E in the diagram.

yep, it's labelled E in the diagram.
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