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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By RickATL
She loves the attention I think. Not a day goes...

She loves the attention I think. Not a day goes by where someone doesn't tell her that they love her car. She's 22.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By RickATL
Found a Four Seasons on Amazon for $47. ...

Found a Four Seasons on Amazon for $47.



Wondering if I should replace the resister also. I have pulled almost everything apart, and I won't want to do this too many times. I'm concerned I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By RickATL
Any idea on how to test the heater core?

Any idea on how to test the heater core?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By RickATL
1993 Completely restored 244 for my daugther

So I have this beautiful 1993 244 white, that I spent two years restoring for my daughter. I had done just about everything to this car. Including a head job and mostly new everything.



I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,139
Posted By RickATL
It will be powder coated when I get to it.

It will be powder coated when I get to it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,139
Posted By RickATL
POR Tank Reseller / powder coated outside

I used original Volvo tank. I did the chain in the tank with Acid Magic, followed by POR Metel Prep then the POR fuel tank interior coating, and lastly powder coated the exterior
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,832
Posted By RickATL
not identical

I went through so much trying to deal with this the past few years I thought I'd chime in here. I bought so many different "universal" tools and none including the lisle worked. I bought the Volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By RickATL
You can't leave one side together, when the...

You can't leave one side together, when the entire rear end was removed and the entire dif was rebuilt. I'm doing complete reconditionings on these 240's. As I stated in the first post both the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2022, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By RickATL
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2022, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By RickATL
Read the instructions like 5 times, its not clear...

Read the instructions like 5 times, its not clear on whether it goes through the control arm or slides behind the bracket. I even tried IPDs forum, but no answers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2022, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By RickATL
yes, its a 240, The bolt provided by IPD...

yes, its a 240,


The bolt provided by IPD is short and very thin at the top. I can't tell its its meant to slip in between the bracket or go behind the the control arm and through to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2022, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By RickATL
IPD rear anti sway bar

Looking for some help on the proper install of the rear anti-sway bar.



There is a bolt with a very thin top. Should this go behind the control arm and then through the anti sway bar. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By RickATL
We need a system like on Reddit to upvote or give...

We need a system like on Reddit to upvote or give points to helpful TBers. That way we can ignore the a-holes
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By RickATL
Not when you are sandblasting and powder coating...

Not when you are sandblasting and powder coating all parts. Including the dust plates, reinstalling rebuilt rear end, and new seals, bearings etc...

But then again you didnt answer the question...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2022, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By RickATL
Thanks so much. These photos are very helpful.

Thanks so much. These photos are very helpful.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2022, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By RickATL
Parking brake assembly write-up?

Anyone know of a good write up with pics of the parking brake assembly on late model 240s. Both the green books and the Bentley manual show earlier models with the dial adjuster and not the newer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,862
Posted By RickATL
VP Autoparts responded to me that they will have...

VP Autoparts responded to me that they will have rebuilts for 240s in the new year.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,627
Posted By RickATL
VP autoparts

I wrote them lobbying for more quality 240 stuff: power steering racks, ecodes, and dash boards. I toldl them that the popularity of the 240s and the diminishing quality we are seeing here in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,902
Posted By RickATL
me = subscribing to this thread

me = subscribing to this thread
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,862
Posted By RickATL
What about this rebuild kit?

I got this rebuild kit for a CAM rack I haven't done yet, are you telling me IPDUSA site is wrong?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,804
Posted By RickATL
bushings a/c alt ps

Alternator a/c power steering brackets bushings?


Can anyone point me to some discussion or related info on the differences between the soft and hard rubber bushings?


In the past, i...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2021, 02:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,620
Posted By RickATL
Skandix e-code wiring

I bought a set of Skandix ecodes from FCP about 8 months ago and I'm in the final stages of getting it running. However, I somehow lost the wiring diagram that tells me which wire goes to which. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2021, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,952
Posted By RickATL
Temp donut tires?

Is there any point in these tires anymore? I have replaced these in my working 240's with a full-size tire (the best from the last set on the car.)


I would guess a restorer for show cars might...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,375
Posted By RickATL
In my case at least, I replaced both pumps at the...

In my case at least, I replaced both pumps at the same time. I can also definitely tell the noise is from the in tank pump.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,375
Posted By RickATL
I'll be adding this thread to my subscriptions,...

I'll be adding this thread to my subscriptions, just in case you figure something out. I put in a Delphi about one year ago in a 1993 244 and it is ridiculously loud. My sometimes mechanic told me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,763
Posted By RickATL
IPD was bought by someone else?

IPD was bought by someone else?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,538
Posted By RickATL
I'll stick the straw right in the...

I'll stick the straw right in the keyhole....sound good?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,538
Posted By RickATL
Solution? The ignition switch finally went in,...

Solution? The ignition switch finally went in, and I have absolutely no idea why. I fiddled with rotating it while I pushed it in, and then it just stuck in place. I have no idea if there ever was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,538
Posted By RickATL
I am matching it up to the screw holes on the...

I am matching it up to the screw holes on the keyshaft, but it won't let a key be inserted when the ignition switch is contact the key shaft. What's the secret to getting it to seat correctly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,538
Posted By RickATL
Thanks for the info. I found some 4mm x .07...

Thanks for the info. I found some 4mm x .07 bolts at Ace Hardware with an allen wrench head that are going to work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,538
Posted By RickATL
Update: so I tried 6 different ignition switches...

Update: so I tried 6 different ignition switches and they all seem fine. I use an insulated screwdriver and they turn the engine over and start no problem. The problem develops when I try to screw...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,538
Posted By RickATL
ignition

update: The idea of the screwdriver test worked. I connected the ignition switch to the wire hub. I then used a screwdriver and the car started right up. Probably was never a starter issue.

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,538
Posted By RickATL
Amen, and same for the two holding the throttle...

Amen, and same for the two holding the throttle position sensor!!! WHYIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,538
Posted By RickATL
ignition switch

Working on a 93 244 automatic.


Put a new starter in, but the ignition was acting up at the same time.



1) is there a method to test a switch BEFORE installing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,556
Posted By RickATL
getting frustrated.

So it clicks but it doesn't turn the engine over. I thought it was possibly the ignition switch, and swapped it out and it didn't want to let me put the key in?


I took the ignition switch out,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,556
Posted By RickATL
So it sounds like most of you think#1 Worse...

So it sounds like most of you think#1

Worse part is that didnt work, so im thinking it must have something to do with the ignition.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,556
Posted By RickATL
1993 244 starter swap

New starter has one or two more clips. Which one should i use for the yellow/blue ignition female plug? 1, 2, or 3


Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,690
Posted By RickATL
it was a bad ground.

Thanks for the help TB'ers. It was the ground. Weird how just the bad ground caused it to do crazy stuff.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,358
Posted By RickATL
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,690
Posted By RickATL
any ideas what might cause this

Drivers side and passenger turn signal acting up.

These google photo links are actuallyt videos of the turn blinking.

My passenger side turn signal looks like this:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,983
Posted By RickATL
93 244 - chasing electrical ghost

Headlights are staying on, even with keys out of the ignition.



If i push down on the steering wheel, the headlights go out, pull up a little and they go on.



Any suggestions?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,824
Posted By RickATL
I assume you have checked the.....

I only put the tropical fan clutch in my 240's .......never had the problem you are describing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,643
Posted By RickATL
what year? ABS?

I don't see where the OP said what year and whether it has ABS. The procedure is different for ABS.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,051
Posted By RickATL
A few more pics of what i was talkin bout.

A few more pics of what i was talkin bout.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,051
Posted By RickATL
my seat reconditioning experience

I am by no measure an expert, but I am on my third set of 240 seat re-dos and I have a few things I know for sure:

1) If you don't make sure the center rods are connected from the upholstery,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,320
Posted By RickATL
Maybe check out this thread. ...

Maybe check out this thread.

http://www.turbobricks.org/forums/showthread.php?t=312639
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,347
Posted By RickATL
I've got an order coming from Dave Barton on the...

I've got an order coming from Dave Barton on the way. Connnectors, relays, and insulators
and i did watch the vids.

Those connnectors didn't say residential only, but they did say something...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,347
Posted By RickATL
Main headlight relay rewiring

Does anyone know if there is a problem with using the connectors in the photo to wire car wires?


I'm rewiring a new connector for the melted main headlight relay plug. It seems to work fine, but...
Forum: website & board 04-14-2021, 01:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,542
Posted By RickATL
Orphan thread must be in linear mode?

I think you may be right. I tried it and it worked for me also. I wonder why the orphan thread only displays in linear mode? I am almost always in hybrid mode, and that must be why I had the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,926
Posted By RickATL
With a "new" used circuit board from Atlanta's...

With a "new" used circuit board from Atlanta's Voluparts yeah. Im going to save the old one and see if i can resolder whatever damage i did. But that can wait. No more LED modes for me. Im over it.
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