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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,248
Posted By Rlover
Yup. I do not want to take the dash out thought. ...

Yup. I do not want to take the dash out thought. If i took the dash i would fix the cracks and respray and very few would be able to tell it was repaired.

The adhesion by the glass has me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,248
Posted By Rlover
Question 2nd Try. Fixing a cracked 240 Dash

I purchased a nice shell plastic dash skin to cover my cracked dash

If you have affixed one prior do you have any tips? I was thinking of using spray adhesive and double sided tape. Appreciate...
Forum: showroom 08-28-2022, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By Rlover
Question Installation of Dash Skin Adhesive

Paid someone to install my dash skin. Better off having my 9yo Lab install it. Utter garbage. Anyway i need advice from anyone that has installed one prior. I am thinking of using spray adhesive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 847
Posted By Rlover
Volvo Green Book Online Repair Manual

I located this searchable GreenBook Shop Manual. USA VERSION From 100-a up. The PDF are very clean and zoomable with no glitching.

https://ozvolvo.org/archive/

Also helpful Google Drive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By Rlover
Nothing definitive in searches prior to posting...

Nothing definitive in searches prior to posting this here. Opinions only found. Looking for opinions with supporting hard links. I reposted here as you said to do. I will report this post and ask...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By Rlover
B230F What is stock Cylinder Compression

Google is not very helpful on searches. Plenty of people posting values over the past 20yrs here and elsewhere but just opinions back with no definitive links provided

Does anyone have definitive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By Rlover
I don’t mind I like learning. I searched for...

I don’t mind I like learning. I searched for about 20 minutes on google. I searched variants of —->B230F cylinder compression specifications. The search provided plenty of entries of others...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By Rlover
1991 240 Cylinder Compression-OEM merge

I apologize for posting this question but I am unable to locate the answer on Google

I have a 1991 Volvo 240 2.4L non-turbo. Auto

What were the cylinder compression value at stock? What do you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,960
Posted By Rlover
Tested and have power to the compressor relay but...

Tested and have power to the compressor relay but it’s a no go. 31yo old gal. My friend is a Mgr at a shop. We vac it down and added 1.73lbs of 134. Also used a bar to manually force the clutch to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,960
Posted By Rlover
Ok I did not know this. I will definitely make a...

Ok I did not know this. I will definitely make a donation.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,960
Posted By Rlover
Was able to vac it down and it had no leaks. And...

Was able to vac it down and it had no leaks. And filled it back up but Compressor clutch is not kicking on though. If I get a new compressor from rock auto will it accept the old inlet hose? ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,960
Posted By Rlover
Thank you 2manyturbos. So no big deal. Is the...

Thank you 2manyturbos. So no big deal. Is the low side on the back of the compressor ? Is ES-12. The same as what they sell on EBay as 12A? Question how do I know if my compressor works ? ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,960
Posted By Rlover
Question 1991 240. Original R12 System Holding pressure.

I was told its a GM AC system. I see no where I can
Post pictures to show it.

Low side is on back of compressor. It has pressure in the system.

I have an appointment tomorrow and was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,354
Posted By Rlover
Question Engine Rebuild on 1991 240

Hello

I found a good candidate. Good body/interior/ no rust I want to pull the motor , tear it down and send it out to get machined / prepped & valve job then assemble it myself.

Does anyone...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By Rlover
Was able to get it bled. Thank you for tips. Much...

Was able to get it bled. Thank you for tips. Much appreciated
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By Rlover
I think your onto something and I think it’s due...

I think your onto something and I think it’s due to the booster and passenger rear being the farthest point vs all other calipers. 99-2004 Tahoes has had a known history of the passenger rear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By Rlover
I am going to have it take the valve off the car...

I am going to have it take the valve off the car and look at it I think at this point ?
I have already pushed a quart and a half already thru the caliper. I slammed it 4 times with my foot and every...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By Rlover
Ok. I missed this post. So the proportional...

Ok. I missed this post. So the proportional valve is not a “valve”? It is really just a Tee fitting? Nothing that should be touch with on the proportional valve? The only way to solve this is to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By Rlover
No, The pedal does not recover by itself right...

No, The pedal does not recover by itself right away but does eventually. The travel of the pedal is also excessive. I thought that maybe the master cylinder had been replaced which it was but not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By Rlover
I don’t see a place to post pictures. I used a...

I don’t see a place to post pictures. I used a pressurized bladder from my compressor. It bled the the fronts and drivers rear great but the passenger rear just dribbles Tried four times to bleed....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,512
Posted By Rlover
It’s a restoration build so the buyer is going to...

It’s a restoration build so the buyer is going to not like what I put on probably for wheels? So if they want big rims which would look great. Haha. Can’t imagine how much slower this car can get...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,512
Posted By Rlover
I like the stock wheels for this build. It’s a...

I like the stock wheels for this build. It’s a restoration build so the buyer is going to not like what I put on probably?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By Rlover
Soft Brake Pedal - Not ABS Car - Power Brake (fixed)

91 240. Not ABS brake car. Master cylinder not original but booster is 30yo

Before I replaced the Brake Booster / Master Cylinder I wanted to see from the Folks here that would know better than...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,084
Posted By Rlover
Definitely a fun build.

Definitely a fun build.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,512
Posted By Rlover
Good insight. I really like these original stock...

Good insight. I really like these original stock rims that became available in 91. Was hoping the spacers would give the appearance of a 225 tire. But based upon the feed back here these are going...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,512
Posted By Rlover
Thanks Again 👍

Thanks Again 👍
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,512
Posted By Rlover
Thumbs up I greatly appreciate your time in taking pictures...

I greatly appreciate your time in taking pictures and sharing 1st hand experience. 👍👋
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,512
Posted By Rlover
The wheel allows for a max tire size of 205/70. ...

The wheel allows for a max tire size of 205/70. Do you know if the tire would rub on steering or rear tracking? Thank you ��
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,512
Posted By Rlover
Thank you for response. I am trying to get an...

Thank you for response. I am trying to get an understanding if it will rub with 205/70/r14 tires? This car is not a daily driver. Maybe a bi monthly take a 15 mile driver. The suspension parts on...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,512
Posted By Rlover
Thumbs up 25mm Spacers for 91 240

I wanted to install the 25mm spacers from IPDUSA.

So the reason for the spacers is so you can use a later model deeper offset rim on a inboard spindle. A stock rim is let's say 4.5" back...
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