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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By dl242gt
Plug wire spec for the carbon core wires is 500...

Plug wire spec for the carbon core wires is 500 ohms per foot. So, a 7.5k ohm coil wire seems a bit high. I recommend the wire wound mag core wires. They work really well and you can get them for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By dl242gt
I was just going to write to add a diode to the...

I was just going to write to add a diode to the charge light circuit. You want to go ahead and add the diode because without the charge light exciting the alternator. It won't charge unless you rev...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By dl242gt
Sorry, didn't mean to mislead you. It should be...

Sorry, didn't mean to mislead you. It should be the large bearing is still my thought.

Love your XR and C30 projects!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 429
Posted By dl242gt
The bougicord sensor is the OEM one. So you can...

The bougicord sensor is the OEM one. So you can also buy a bougicord branded one from FCPEuro and get the lifetime warranty. It was worth it when I had a bad out of the box bougicord sensor. I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By dl242gt
Skandix used to sell a 2dr repair panel from...

Skandix used to sell a 2dr repair panel from Klokkerholm. The main difference is the amount of side metal is a little more than the 4dr panel. The shape of the arch is the same as you mention.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By dl242gt
What version of automotive engine is the AQ131...

What version of automotive engine is the AQ131 based on? If the engine is based on the earlier B21/B23 design the rods are shorter in those engines than a B230 based engine would be. They don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By dl242gt
If you're in the salt belt. Plug wires only last...

If you're in the salt belt. Plug wires only last about three years nowadays. That brine just makes insulation fail. The coil wire has failed more often than the engine wires in my 93 wagon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By dl242gt
You are seeing the o2 sensor oscillate around the...

You are seeing the o2 sensor oscillate around the proper voltage reference. That .3 to .7 range is perfect for a reference.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By dl242gt
Well the car is also a wagon. The heaviest...

Well the car is also a wagon. The heaviest version of the body. So that being it's a late model I would guess that it's the large bearing. There should be a data plate on the car with the driveshaft...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 429
Posted By dl242gt
Edit: You have LH2.4. The 169 number on the EZK...

Edit: You have LH2.4. The 169 number on the EZK is for LH2.4. ecu. It's probably either a 561 or a 951 fuel ecu. Those are the last three numbers on the bosch part number.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 429
Posted By dl242gt
A Z suggests. Get a test lamp. You can use it to...

A Z suggests. Get a test lamp. You can use it to troubleshoot the ignition. No spark is tested at the ignition coil. You should have 12v on terminal 15 and when cranking terminal 1 should flash as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By dl242gt
This thread should help you. Are you handy with a...

This thread should help you. Are you handy with a soldering iron? That is the path you are probably on. https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=350828&highlight=volvowagoon
There is also a...
Forum: showroom 05-05-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By dl242gt
Roll that gold!

Roll that gold!
Forum: showroom 05-05-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By dl242gt
The number I posted in my second post is the USA...

The number I posted in my second post is the USA paper parts catalog. Sorry I did miss that mounting difference in the online catalog.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dl242gt
I first noticed the diode on an m46 when I got...

I first noticed the diode on an m46 when I got one from a salvage yard to give my 79 242dl another gear. The diode is used to protect from the current and voltage surge when the overdrive is shut off...
Forum: showroom 05-05-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By dl242gt
When you look it up on gcp.se the old part...

When you look it up on gcp.se the old part numbers are listed on the column furthest to the right. I looked it up in the 88-93 online catalog.

In my old paper catalog. The old number is 1312910.
Forum: showroom 05-05-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By dl242gt
Looking on gcp.se I came up with 1372336. Bright...

Looking on gcp.se I came up with 1372336. Bright center moulding, 5drs, deleted part will not come again.
Forum: showroom 05-05-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,106
Posted By dl242gt
I just watched this yesterday. That is a great...

I just watched this yesterday. That is a great car you built Ben! Love the part with them removing the piece of Porsche from your bumper. Randy was out braking or out handling most every car on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By dl242gt
More low end torque is available with higher...

More low end torque is available with higher compression. That 8.5:1 of that engine is low. Even my non egr B21F with a B cam had 9.3:1 compression. A boost in compression would help and you'd get a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By dl242gt
This is a list on the Volvo owners club site....

This is a list on the Volvo owners club site. https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/EngineFIComputer.html#ECUAMMReferenceChart

Your B230FK is on the list with one fuel ecu.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By dl242gt
You disconnect the D+ terminal with the small red...

You disconnect the D+ terminal with the small red wire on it. Then put the test light probe in the connector and ground the test light to the alternator case. Turn on ignition and the light should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By dl242gt
Now you need to test the exciter circuit. If that...

Now you need to test the exciter circuit. If that is good, then the alternator is bad. It could be that the brushes are worn out and you can replace the brushes by getting a new regulator. Sometimes...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By dl242gt
Volvos hotter engine with the kjet setup was the...

Volvos hotter engine with the kjet setup was the D cam. That was in B21E kjet engines and made about 125hp. It will do what you want but you may give up some low rpm grunt. The B21 loves to rev and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By dl242gt
Take a good look at your fuses too, They can...

Take a good look at your fuses too, They can cause the no 12v to the terminal 15 of the coil. Glad you got it figured out. You can use a test light on terminal 1 on the coil and see the switching of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By dl242gt
PM replied. I disagree, Kjet is very simple but...

PM replied. I disagree, Kjet is very simple but as you say not cheap for components anymore. A good set of manuals and you'll understand how it all works. Not many places are rebuilding this stuff...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,121
Posted By dl242gt
Volvo has used engine oil in the transmissions...

Volvo has used engine oil in the transmissions before. The overdrive M41 uses 30W engine oil for lubrication. I've use Redline MTL, Type F, and would like to try the M1 10-30 in the M47. Mine is also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By dl242gt
Small world affect. When I bought my 82 turbo in...

Small world affect. When I bought my 82 turbo in 1995. It had exactly that starting problem. The issue was the control pressure was too high. This causes a lean engine which takes many tries to start...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By dl242gt
The wind noise from that type must be awful. It's...

The wind noise from that type must be awful. It's like a spoiler for the front of your car to lift up the front end.

Amazon uses the front of a Chrysler 300 and the back and side are like a Nash...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,338
Posted By dl242gt
The cheap chinese stainless steel is truly...

The cheap chinese stainless steel is truly garbage. I bought a set of acorn nuts that were supposedly stainless. They have rusted to crap in just a few years and look awful on my license plates. I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By dl242gt
You mean those old type shades that hang over the...

You mean those old type shades that hang over the front of the windshield? I think they are only made for use with your 51 Ford Woody.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,340
Posted By dl242gt
The 405 head I am using was built with the stock...

The 405 head I am using was built with the stock large springs. I use a enem V15 with them and as Culberro mentions they rev to 7k making power all the way. I love it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By dl242gt
The copper nickel like that are easier to bend...

The copper nickel like that are easier to bend and last longer than steel. It's what is original. I presume you mean the line that runs from the warning light valve to the inner fender. That is part...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By dl242gt
I use HR Clutch in Bensalem PA for clutch needs....

I use HR Clutch in Bensalem PA for clutch needs. They just built a clutch for a friends 90 +t. It's been working great with him using 15psi.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By dl242gt
I'd rig up some of that stainless steel duct tape...

I'd rig up some of that stainless steel duct tape from a hvac supplier and tape it on. That stuff is super tacky.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By dl242gt
I would suggest setting up your car for long term...

I would suggest setting up your car for long term storage and spend the time getting parts to restore/upgrade the car. A well sorted 242dl is totally reliable. The kjet is usually the most simple...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dl242gt
The sliding switch is an on/off fixed switch. The...

The sliding switch is an on/off fixed switch. The relay setup uses the momentary switch as you surmise. It pulses the relay with 12v to change output on/off. The ground for the relay is the fourth...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,340
Posted By dl242gt
I recently had the Yoshifab beehive springs...

I recently had the Yoshifab beehive springs installed on a 531 head. When I first had the head built I went for the high seat pressure dual Isky springs. I wanted to build an 8500rpm engine. Then I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By dl242gt
We have a strap that you can use to keep your...

We have a strap that you can use to keep your dogo in place on the seat. You could even use it in the front seat. Nothing cooler than your dogo riding along in front. Although like you my dogo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By dl242gt
It's nice when it's a simple plastic part. Happy...

It's nice when it's a simple plastic part. Happy rolling!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,340
Posted By dl242gt
David Vizard can help you build all kinds of good...

David Vizard can help you build all kinds of good engines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dl242gt
When you have the sliding switch it does not...

When you have the sliding switch it does not disengage when you shift out of overdrive. If you shift into third and then went directly back in to fourth with the switch on. Then you'll be in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,360
Posted By dl242gt
By the newest B230FT you can. They got much...

By the newest B230FT you can. They got much better with the LH2.4 in 1990. So I'd look for that. You can use the flywheel from an LH2.4 240 so it's not to hard to find. A good price is $500 for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dl242gt
To use the newer relay and wiring harness with...

To use the newer relay and wiring harness with the pushbutton. You have to ground one side of the older fourth gear switch. Then it will act as ground for the relay. Otherwise you can also change to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By dl242gt
Doesn't your rear seat fold forward?

Doesn't your rear seat fold forward?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,312
Posted By dl242gt
Just remember Henry Ford preferred the safety of...

Just remember Henry Ford preferred the safety of steel cables over that messy hydraulic stuff. :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,332
Posted By dl242gt
As far as injector changes. LH2.2 can use a...

As far as injector changes. LH2.2 can use a chipped ecu that will let you run larger injectors. Some of the ecus need the eprom desoldered and a socket added to put the performance chip in. We put...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By dl242gt
When checking your sensor be sure to test the...

When checking your sensor be sure to test the burn off function. That is what keeps the wire clean.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By dl242gt
I think it will turn the system on. But you won't...

I think it will turn the system on. But you won't have the thermostat affect. However, if you rotate the switch to max a/c that is supposed to bypass the thermostat affect and make the a/c run...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By dl242gt
I would suggest slathering the surfaces of the...

I would suggest slathering the surfaces of the fitting with anaerobic thread sealant like loctite 592. That usually takes care of leaking fittings without having to overtighten them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By dl242gt
I would suggest just jumping the pins on the...

I would suggest just jumping the pins on the relayboard to make the pumps run. You can jumper from pin 30 to pin 87 and that will start the pumps. You remove the relay from the socket on the fuse box...
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