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Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 942,275
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:clap: congrats, glad you are on the other side...

:clap: congrats, glad you are on the other side of it
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,447
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice job with all the cleaning.

Nice job with all the cleaning.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
looks just like the damage that @threewagons had....

looks just like the damage that @threewagons had.
https://turbobricks.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6294007&postcount=88
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Interesting. If one would swap a M5x + ZF...

Interesting.

If one would swap a M5x + ZF gearbox, does the shifter linkage need to be modified to line up in a 240? I think I've seen one or two of these swaps before, but can't find a link....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 942,275
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Wow yea that’s not bad. Thanks for the picture.

Wow yea that’s not bad. Thanks for the picture.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 942,275
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:clap: I am curious about the alignment of the...

:clap:
I am curious about the alignment of the shifter in the tunnel opening in the current state. Is it too far forward as in a couple inches and the shifter would be into the console?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,439
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The window scrapers are not the same as the...

The window scrapers are not the same as the window channel.

This seems like the best bet besides cut/butt of 244 window channel.
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=5101912&postcount=12...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 265,263
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
+1 So good.

+1
So good.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,447
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice wagon! Glad it can be saved. I see it was...

Nice wagon! Glad it can be saved.
I see it was a Batmobile in its former life :)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 117,658
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:rofl: that's hilarious

:rofl: that's hilarious
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
yup, if you need some extras just pull them from...

yup, if you need some extras just pull them from your 8v head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2022, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,887
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes 900 series wheels fit...there are a few good...

Yes 900 series wheels fit...there are a few good options.
Galaxy and Gemini look great, but are quite rare / $$$.

Some pics are dead, but you can browse this thread....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 861,159
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Wow what a road-trip! Glad to hear the 244 ate up...

Wow what a road-trip! Glad to hear the 244 ate up the miles without incident.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 317,381
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Was a nice weekend for a drive here in PA. ...

Was a nice weekend for a drive here in PA.
https://i.imgur.com/BgeZhw5l.jpg

Also realized that the high idle issue I was having was my own fault. The way I had the vacuum hoses routed on my catch...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,905
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes!!

Yes!!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 115,948
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work!! I like the 3 layers.

Nice work!! I like the 3 layers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You may be able to find a banjo fitting that has...

You may be able to find a banjo fitting that has a barb with a closer match to the hard line and will allow you to run a single piece of rubber fuel line between the two.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
BNE has a DIY option as well... ...

BNE has a DIY option as well...
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240diycoilovers
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,935
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You are mentioning a few different items with a...

You are mentioning a few different items with a wide range of ease / complexity. What is your mechanical ability? A +T is not that difficult to DIY. Have you already gathered the necessary parts for...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 317,381
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: showroom 09-22-2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,899
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I am using a 960 TB with LH2.4. The TPS swaps...

I am using a 960 TB with LH2.4. The TPS swaps over…I followed this write up.
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=332120
Forum: showroom 09-22-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,617
Views: 2,819,321
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ha, that's one of my favorite auto books. Have a...

Ha, that's one of my favorite auto books. Have a worn copy in the garage. Good stuff.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,219
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
KL Racing / do88 ...

KL Racing / do88

https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/volvo-940-med-ac-60mm-.html

https://www.do88.se/en/artiklar/hose-kits/volvo/740-_-940/740-92-940-with-ac/index.html
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,330
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
If you still want a K cam...check out...

If you still want a K cam...check out eric_samuelson (https://www.instagram.com/stories/eric_samuelson/2929031228977122971/)on Instagram. He has one for sale at the moment.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 317,381
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I found that the bushing in my steering rack was...

I found that the bushing in my steering rack was MIA...maybe that's why the steering has always been shaky :rofl:...who knows how long it has been like this, but was an easy fix with the SuperPro...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 199,486
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do it! :)

Do it! :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,381
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I assume there is a leaking gasket? There is...

I assume there is a leaking gasket?
There is obviously the potential for a broken stud. I'd use PB B'laster instead of WD40.
Otherwise, yes it is simple...separate manifold from head, replace...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 317,381
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Occasionally having a "high idle" after driving...

Occasionally having a "high idle" after driving for a while.
When the high idle happens, it comes down to normal idle (~800 rpm) and then jumps to ~1200.
Turning off the car and turning it back on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,458
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Are you trying to copy what is shown on the...

Are you trying to copy what is shown on the ovlov.net site? It sounds similar to the Yoshifab setup. Or do you have that setup already and need to replace a bearing? The bearing should have a part...
Forum: events 08-19-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool. marking this on the calendar.

cool. marking this on the calendar.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,870
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:omg: wow, what a find! not sure I'd want to...

:omg: wow, what a find!
not sure I'd want to stray too far from stock with that car...that could fetch a pretty penny at an auction.
but it's yours, not mine...enjoy :)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 636,433
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work getting everything packaged cleanly.

Nice work getting everything packaged cleanly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Greenbook TP31361 Pg 4 Lists ECU p/n 0 280...

Greenbook TP31361
Pg 4
Lists ECU p/n 0 280 000 556 = LH2.4 w/ EGR
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,560
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I don't. I mocked it up with a 16T (as posted...

I don't.
I mocked it up with a 16T (as posted above) and decided I didn't want to get out the hammer and bash the strut tower.

Since you have a 940, you get more clearance to begin with because...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,560
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Here's how tight it is with a 16v...

Here's how tight it is with a 16v head/16T/Yoshifab adapter/90+ manifold in a 240.

https://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=433&pictureid=3869...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,560
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
What car? 240s do not have much clearance with...

What car?
240s do not have much clearance with 16v head + adapter + manifold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,520
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
This may be of some help for you. ...

This may be of some help for you.
https://ozvolvo.org/discussion/9733/bosch-lh-jetronic-2-4-ecu-and-ezk-pinout-tables
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 942,275
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool, looking forward to following along

cool, looking forward to following along
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,780
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'm not sure what your experience level is, but a...

I'm not sure what your experience level is, but a 16V+T+MS in a 240 will be a fun learning experience / puzzle to figure out if that's what your after. The recipe to do the swap is pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,036
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:clap: nice work on both accounts!

:clap: nice work on both accounts!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes they used an idle control valve. The...

Yes they used an idle control valve.

The port with the arrow connects to the intake manifold between the 2 and 3 intake runners. The other end connects to the intake pipe before the throttle body....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,320
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I haven't researched it at all, but this for sale...

I haven't researched it at all, but this for sale ad lists using one Camaro manifold and one CTS-V manifold. Might be a lower cost option for you.

https://i.imgur.com/2EwmdxM.png

Also, the STS...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 317,381
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks. It's been a while since I've heard one in...

Thanks. It's been a while since I've heard one in stock form.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 317,381
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Car is running like a champ. Exhaust makes a...

Car is running like a champ.
Exhaust makes a "ticking" sound under load. I can't find any evidence of an exhaust leak and manifold / head pipe bolts are tight. I think it has always had this sound...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,156
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
That looks a lot like an engine oil/coolant mix...

That looks a lot like an engine oil/coolant mix vs an ATF/coolant mix (you said ATF is red on the dipstick). Does the coolant smell more like engine oil or ATF? Not sure that draining the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 942,275
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Agree...before the LS goes in let us hear the...

Agree...before the LS goes in let us hear the song of the carb'd 16v. :)
Forum: showroom 07-11-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
16" Zeus wheels look pretty good on a 240 IMO ...

16" Zeus wheels look pretty good on a 240 IMO

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1988-volvo-245/...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 178,677
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work. What did you use to wrap the edges?

Nice work. What did you use to wrap the edges?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 245,498
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
bump for a cool build, how's this car running?

bump for a cool build, how's this car running?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd just pick up some M8 flange head nuts from...

I'd just pick up some M8 flange head nuts from your favorite hardware store for that application. :e-shrug:

Something like this:...
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