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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 114,302
Posted By dbarton
Whoever that is has taken all their images from...

Whoever that is has taken all their images from my page. Didnt even rename them.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,557
Posted By dbarton
Diagrams here:...

Diagrams here: https://www.240turbo.com/volvo240mods.html#drivinglights

Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,976
Posted By dbarton
That's about it. Since they all melted, Volvo...

That's about it. Since they all melted, Volvo ran out a long time ago and to my knowledge no aftermarket ones were ever made.

If you decide to retrofit a later switch, I did a write up here:...
Forum: showroom 09-14-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By dbarton
If you have the money to spend I dont think you...

If you have the money to spend I dont think you can do better than a Mechman 6 phase hairpin stator alternator. I dont have a big stereo, just serious AC, so I'm happy with 170 amps, but they make my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,753
Posted By dbarton
And that was an R12 or 134a TXV?

And that was an R12 or 134a TXV?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,753
Posted By dbarton
And so the cycle of trial and error begins. I...

And so the cycle of trial and error begins. I have a feeling that using a "turns in" or "turns out" method of measurement will ultimately be meaningless. There are a number of manufacturers of TXVs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,753
Posted By dbarton
No. What it could do it create an incorrect...

No. What it could do it create an incorrect expansion of refrigerant gas into the evaporator, which is what causes it to get cold. It needs to be just right to be efficient and the setting is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,753
Posted By dbarton
Yes they do, but everyone has different...

Yes they do, but everyone has different opinions/conclusions on what those settings should be if you think about changing it. You'll probably only find 134a versions now anyway.
Dave B
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 634,142
Posted By dbarton
Or attach some ground straps to link them...

Or attach some ground straps to link them together.

https://static.grainger.com/rp/s/is/image/Grainger/5NFD5_AS01?hei=536&wid=536&$adapimg$=
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 634,142
Posted By dbarton
He probably meant twisted pair, which IS related...

He probably meant twisted pair, which IS related to reducing EMI.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twisted_pair
Volvo used twisted pair in their harnesses quite a bit in the 1980s, but later...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 1,308,222
Posted By dbarton
240s were intentionally designed to be loud and...

240s were intentionally designed to be loud and crude, like mine dammit. Otherwise they would have spent good money on German engineers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,534
Posted By dbarton
If you have not yet thoroughly cleaned the...

If you have not yet thoroughly cleaned the throttle body, that may help. The adjusting screw ports are small and can become clogged with gunk. Best cleaning is by removing and disassembling.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,646
Posted By dbarton
Such a shame all this is being done WITHOUT A...

Such a shame all this is being done WITHOUT A SINGLE PHOTO!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By dbarton
I don't know, but I'll post this to help with...

I don't know, but I'll post this to help with visuals.
Dave B

https://www.240turbo.com/vac-B230-EGRmed.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By dbarton
I have a heavy clutch and I didn't switch to make...

I have a heavy clutch and I didn't switch to make the pedal lighter. I switched because the heavy clutch was slowly stretching the cable, requiring more frequent adjustment.

Then after I snapped...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,256
Posted By dbarton
I had a mystery engine vibration recently. Turned...

I had a mystery engine vibration recently. Turned out #2 spark pug wire was about 1/4 inch off of the plug.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By dbarton
The BROWN wire was not left over. It was still...

The BROWN wire was not left over. It was still in use in 1983 for K-Jet cars: turbos and B23E (in non-USA market).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 114,302
Posted By dbarton
So if Volvo ever wants to repair the damage...

So if Volvo ever wants to repair the damage they've done (my opinion) to the Volvo owner community (more specifically referring to the more loyal owners who have older cars, not the first-time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 114,302
Posted By dbarton
I'll believe that when their ACTIONS undoubtedly...

I'll believe that when their ACTIONS undoubtedly point to it, not their rumors. I will not hold my breath. Geely does not and never has owned the Volvo trademark. It's owned by Volvo Trademark...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,055
Posted By dbarton
I'm interested in how you plan to do the plumbing...

I'm interested in how you plan to do the plumbing on that pump. Will there still be a hose going to the air intake before the turbo?
And will the catch can be draining oil back to the crankcase? ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 100,989
Posted By dbarton
Power steering ball joints (offset). LEFT: PN...

Power steering ball joints (offset).
LEFT: PN 274118. RIGHT: PN 274119 (RIGHT side pictured below).

Manual steering ball joints use the same part number for either side.
PN 274117.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,055
Posted By dbarton
Do they use a one-way valve? Can you...

Do they use a one-way valve?



Can you point us to this Ford Evap Pump? Googling finds quite a variety.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,055
Posted By dbarton
And if by chance you're using the brass filter...

And if by chance you're using the brass filter thing, try removing it.

https://images.carid.com/wp/mtc/w01331904108mtc.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,055
Posted By dbarton
That hose was deleted on 240 Turbos by Volvo. I...

That hose was deleted on 240 Turbos by Volvo. I assume the same for the 700-900 Turbos. If you're going to add this hose, consider adding a one-way valve so boost cannot flow into your crankcase...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,505
Posted By dbarton
Did I measure wrong or does it get 2.5 inches...

Did I measure wrong or does it get 2.5 inches wider somewhere other than at this crossmember? I measured 29 inches (737 mm).
Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By dbarton
It's worth the time and money to buy tools and...

It's worth the time and money to buy tools and LEARN how to build, repair and service an old AC system. If you're not mechanically inclined and driving an old car, you need a big budget for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,057
Posted By dbarton
Certainly possible the diagram just doesn't show...

Certainly possible the diagram just doesn't show one-way valves. I can see at least TWO of them in the photos.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,057
Posted By dbarton
This doesn't have the one-way valves or a vacuum...

This doesn't have the one-way valves or a vacuum cannister, but it is for a 1990 740T no egr.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By dbarton
Plug 10 (female) is not the issue. Unless your...

Plug 10 (female) is not the issue. Unless your car specifically has a plug to connect to it, ignore it. That plug only supplies extra circuits from Plug 9 (male). For what purpose, I have no idea. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,738
Posted By dbarton
This may help with part numbers. I believe the...

This may help with part numbers. I believe the 740 routed the hoses under the engine to the reservoir on the LEFT. You want it on the right. As mentioned, you will need to have custom hoses made to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,738
Posted By dbarton
Here's how the 1992 740 looked. Dave B

Here's how the 1992 740 looked.
Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,295
Posted By dbarton
Volvo was not nearly as consistent as I thought. ...

Volvo was not nearly as consistent as I thought.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,295
Posted By dbarton
Thank you. I'm hoping to also identify when...

Thank you.
I'm hoping to also identify when the size changed. My guess is maybe '89.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,295
Posted By dbarton
70 mm has to be incorrect. I have an original 2.4...

70 mm has to be incorrect. I have an original 2.4 harness here and the OD of the back side of the grommet is 70 mm. Front side OD is 60 mm. It appears to fit a hole *around* 52 to maybe 55 mm.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,753
Posted By dbarton
Optimized is a good word. Smarter people than us...

Optimized is a good word. Smarter people than us designed these systems around the available refrigerants at the time. My experience is strictly with TXV cars, so I don't know how Duracool would or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,295
Posted By dbarton
240 Firewall EFI Harness Hole SIZES

I'm trying to find some accurate sizes Volvo used for right side 240 round firewall grommet holes. I believe the hole size changed over the years because grommets became larger in later years.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,753
Posted By dbarton
I'm disappointed. I would have hoped to see more...

I'm disappointed. I would have hoped to see more information about HC refrigerants. I won't uselessly argue that my Duracool 240 blows plenty cold, because I know different cars have different...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,753
Posted By dbarton
$200? Or you can get a good one for under...

$200?
Or you can get a good one for under $100 here: https://coldhose.com/collections/parallel-flow-condensers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,753
Posted By dbarton
Can't comment on the factory Volvo '93 condenser,...

Can't comment on the factory Volvo '93 condenser, but if you buy a UNIVERSAL, the fittings may not quite match up to the stock hoses. I had to make a new high pressure hose (condenser to compressor)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,753
Posted By dbarton
It's not just you.

It's not just you.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,214
Posted By dbarton
Here it is. 1990. Dave

Here it is. 1990.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,395
Posted By dbarton
My 240 has a 3.91 rear diff and that same trans. ...

My 240 has a 3.91 rear diff and that same trans. I swapped the 0.63 5th for a 0.72. This changed my highway cruising at 75 mph from 2500 to 2850 rpm (215/45-17 tires), which still works for me and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,310
Posted By dbarton
I sold a LOT of the genuine Aisin HD fan clutches...

I sold a LOT of the genuine Aisin HD fan clutches in my page many years ago until FCP began getting them from some source that allowed them to sell for far less that my wholesale price. Made me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,235
Posted By dbarton
I've seen this exact thing happen when the...

I've seen this exact thing happen when the installer forgets to degrease the rotor surface (shipping grease to keep rotor from rusting in storage). But if you've been in the auto service business for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,692
Posted By dbarton
Fuse 6 is not used for the main pump. It get...

Fuse 6 is not used for the main pump. It get power directly. No fuse. Fuse 4 is used for the in tank pump, so removing fuse 4 will disable the in tank. If you need a diagram, I have it here:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,092
Posted By dbarton
I made a diagram for the vent controller years...

I made a diagram for the vent controller years ago and put it here: https://www.240turbo.com/volvovacuumdiagrams.html
Dave
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,374
Posted By dbarton
Pulling the gauge cluster like you did sure...

Pulling the gauge cluster like you did sure helps. Long extension for the ratchet wrench. I can think of far worse jobs on a 240.

Car looks great. It seems like more of these are getting the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,214
Posted By dbarton
I think you have that pretty much as it happened....

I think you have that pretty much as it happened. I have heard they wanted all the attention put into the 700 and the 240 was to be phased out much sooner that it was, but sales of the 240 remained...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,714
Posted By dbarton
Sorry.

Sorry.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,391
Posted By dbarton
Mirrors and switches all changed between '91 and...

Mirrors and switches all changed between '91 and '92 from one motor to two motors. I have all of the info in my page, but most of it's pertaining to 240. But I have lots of 740 switch info and...
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