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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:53 PM
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Almost killed it.

When the ft engine was installed the oil cooler hoses were a problem. The top one from the cooler was to short. I donít remember where a longer one came from and the fitting that connects to the hard...
Forum: showroom 04-20-2021, 08:08 PM
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Years back there was a very active sports car...

Years back there was a very active sports car club here. They held many gymcannas. 1977 we bought a Honda Civic SI. It was great fun to run. When the track was wet it would usually won.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
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Don’t all hvac system default to defroster when...

Don’t all hvac system default to defroster when there is a problem? Like no vacuum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
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Be advised that speedometers are different with...

Be advised that speedometers are different with different axel ratio.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
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Remove both together. Replace the converter seal...

Remove both together. Replace the converter seal while it’s apart.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 54,162
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Interesting to see that Varta still makes...

Interesting to see that Varta still makes batteries. I remember seeing them in early 70s. Also Tuder,which seemed to last forever.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,681
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Looks like the white for lock and white/black for...

Looks like the white for lock and white/black for unlock. Who is the vendor of this unit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
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With keyless entry why do you need the key switch?

With keyless entry why do you need the key switch?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,317
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Why just keyless? Remote start is just a few more...

Why just keyless? Remote start is just a few more wires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
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Being a tech at a dealer until 1988 ,I never knew...

Being a tech at a dealer until 1988 ,I never knew of one. There might have been one on drilling holes in the firewall for the cam removal which was the way I did it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
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1978 Volvo 262 c Bertone B230FT AW71 antilock...

1978 Volvo 262 c Bertone B230FT AW71 antilock brakes.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 52
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I can remember only two. Black on black.still...

I can remember only two. Black on black.still owned by a Federal Judge. Blue on black. We also sold a few 262 m46.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
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I have a bucket full of mounts. Just looking for...

I have a bucket full of mounts. Just looking for advice on shocks. Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 52
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Rumor was P R V all needed a engine for up coming...

Rumor was P R V all needed a engine for up coming vehicles. They all found rookie engineers fresh out of school. They were given some cheap wine rotten cheese stale bread and were locked in a rubber...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
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Pot hole broke my car

Need to replace strut mount, the strut has pushed up thru it. Might replace the shocks while itís apart. Recommend replacements? Car is just a driver.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2021, 09:36 PM
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Sold a turbo 740 to a long time customer that I...

Sold a turbo 740 to a long time customer that I put a iPd turbo cam in. He does no maintenance and the belt broke=bent some valves. Sold him another car.$$
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,865
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Almost kilt it. Oil light came on. Zip on the...

Almost kilt it. Oil light came on. Zip on the stick. No one to blame but myself.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
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Pay attention

I have been using my 262c+t daily. Pulling in to my shop and the oil light flickers and the gage drops to zero. No oil on the stick!! I donít remember checking it when I did the swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,533
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I may suggest check the fuel pressure. Just cause...

I may suggest check the fuel pressure. Just cause it was rebuilt or replaced YOU need to know what it is. All diagnostics start with that.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,865
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Spent Saturday sorting parts. Where did all of...

Spent Saturday sorting parts. Where did all of these computers come from? Brackets hinges slim brake booster wheels transmissions. Looks like a hoarder lives here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
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FYI I find it way easier to pop the dashboard off...

FYI I find it way easier to pop the dashboard off . Makes it less of a pain in the neck knees etc.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,865
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Should have done this swap long ago. The old b230...

Should have done this swap long ago. The old b230 with the zf trans was basic transportation. Now it is fun. Only glitch is the keyless entry is not in sync with the linker. Car is locked but the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,156
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They look great in a 262c that I did years ago....

They look great in a 262c that I did years ago. Swapped the 262 seats for 240,front and rear..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,689
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Look at all the inter cooler hoses. You might...

Look at all the inter cooler hoses. You might find one split.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 63
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LinkR-LT2 installed. Amazed that it works with my...

LinkR-LT2 installed. Amazed that it works with my meager knowledge of things that go snap crackle pop or flash bang wiz.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26
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Have a competet assistant power brake it, stand...

Have a competet assistant power brake it, stand on the brakes and open the throttle while you check for boost leaks under the hood. DO NOT STAND IN FRONT OF THE CAR.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,865
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All of the wiring came from 90 244 with abs and...

All of the wiring came from 90 244 with abs and the better a/c. Left front turn signal did not work. So I ran a wire from the switch to the light. Being all the dash is out now is the time to fix....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,865
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Under the dash on the 262 looks like a bomb went...

Under the dash on the 262 looks like a bomb went off in the phone company. Keyless entry remote start non Oem radio. Wires every where. There is a new remote/keyless unit waiting for install. Great...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,021
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Throw in the towel !! I bid $19.95 delivered to...

Throw in the towel !! I bid $19.95 delivered to Texas.��
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27
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Nice color on your 780. Brown guts? Can’t really...

Nice color on your 780. Brown guts? Can’t really tell from the pic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,152
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When you change the oil use something like Shell...

When you change the oil use something like Shell Rotella 15/40. It has vitamins that your cam/lifters need.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
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I use Hagerty. $160.00 per year with $5000...

I use Hagerty. $160.00 per year with $5000 coverage.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,865
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Got the exhaust tidied up. Adjusted trans...

Got the exhaust tidied up. Adjusted trans throttle pressure , it was shifting way late. Spent the evening sorting ecu stash.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,832
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If it is easy to shift with the engine OFF.but...

If it is easy to shift with the engine OFF.but difficult with it running it may be the disc is sticking to the flywheel. How old is it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
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Small problem. The ground stud on the alt was...

Small problem. The ground stud on the alt was loose. Maybe after it warmed up it got loose. Remove ground wire and snugged up the stud. Fired up the dragon and gave it a good scalding.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2021, 08:31 PM
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Views: 1,288
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Yes the ground will be the first on the list....

Yes the ground will be the first on the list. Strange that this happened just sitting in the shop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
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Dash warning light dead

262 plus t. Turned key on and no warning lights were on. Went to start and the od light came on. Alternator light flashed. Engine running all lights off. Volt meter showed 10.1 at the battery. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,734
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I probably have everything you need to swap it to...

I probably have everything you need to swap it to Lh2.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,152
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Or use a long screwdriver as a listening stick....

Or use a long screwdriver as a listening stick. Those engines have mechanical valve train that requires periodic adjustment. Find a u-tube video for a little education.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,625
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Find a bottle of Techron. Add it the next time...

Find a bottle of Techron. Add it the next time you fill up. Apply wot at every opportunity.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,928
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Cam timing jumped?

Cam timing jumped?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,865
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The 262 swap has 100 miles on it. Performance is...

The 262 swap has 100 miles on it. Performance is better than expected. Because I have been a wee bit heavy on the go pedal economy is down. Or maybe I didn’t get the tank full?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,122
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Have you tried a bottle of Techron and lots of...

Have you tried a bottle of Techron and lots of wot?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,736
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O2 sensor location

Still sorting my turbo motor install. 2.4 sensor was in the cat. Does it need to be down stream or in the down pipe? It is running on a 240 2.4.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,865
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Na. That is was the a/c accumulater holder strap

Na. That is was the a/c accumulater holder strap
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,734
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How long has it set before you purchased it?...

How long has it set before you purchased it? Old-bad fuel? Poor injector pattered?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,725
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Or a 7 or 9. Think of how the car would drive if...

Or a 7 or 9. Think of how the car would drive if the rack had some wiggle.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,025
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I sliced up a 740 air box. The flange is all that...

I sliced up a 740 air box. The flange is all that is left from the bottom. Top still locks down holding the filter. Hose from 240 intake hooks it to the amm.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,865
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Spent the day tidying up. Built wire harness for...

Spent the day tidying up. Built wire harness for aw70 overdrive. Replaced shifter that was hiding in plain sight. Working on air filter box. Got some great tips from fellow members. 3 40 gallon trash...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,025
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Any chance you still have that assembly?

Any chance you still have that assembly?
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