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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By dbarton
Fuse 6 is not used for the main pump. It get...

Fuse 6 is not used for the main pump. It get power directly. No fuse. Fuse 4 is used for the in tank pump, so removing fuse 4 will disable the in tank. If you need a diagram, I have it here:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By dbarton
I made a diagram for the vent controller years...

I made a diagram for the vent controller years ago and put it here: https://www.240turbo.com/volvovacuumdiagrams.html
Dave
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,570
Posted By dbarton
Pulling the gauge cluster like you did sure...

Pulling the gauge cluster like you did sure helps. Long extension for the ratchet wrench. I can think of far worse jobs on a 240.

Car looks great. It seems like more of these are getting the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By dbarton
I think you have that pretty much as it happened....

I think you have that pretty much as it happened. I have heard they wanted all the attention put into the 700 and the 240 was to be phased out much sooner that it was, but sales of the 240 remained...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By dbarton
Sorry.

Sorry.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By dbarton
Mirrors and switches all changed between '91 and...

Mirrors and switches all changed between '91 and '92 from one motor to two motors. I have all of the info in my page, but most of it's pertaining to 240. But I have lots of 740 switch info and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,676
Posted By dbarton
Bought mine here:...

Bought mine here: https://coldhose.com/collections/parallel-flow-condensers
Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,794
Posted By dbarton
There probably is. Train horns come to mind....

There probably is. Train horns come to mind. Extremely loud, but similar horns are on most semi trucks, which no one seems to mind.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,794
Posted By dbarton
Will they actually fail a car because the horn...

Will they actually fail a car because the horn sounds different?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,794
Posted By dbarton
i have a 240 horn diagram for relay use in my...

i have a 240 horn diagram for relay use in my Cadillac Horn Page: https://www.240turbo.com/horns.html
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,504
Posted By dbarton
Or until he could unload the car. If you...

Or until he could unload the car.

If you want it corrected "for safety" without spending money on another ECU, I have cures here:
https://www.240turbo.com/fuelpumprelay.html#universalcontroller...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,649
Posted By dbarton
Little of that made sense to me. Do this. ...

Little of that made sense to me.

Do this. touch a grounded wire to pin 31b on the step relay. If it switches between high and low, that's the problem. The lever is not sending the ground...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,176
Posted By dbarton
Not familiar with a York PS pump. York made AC...

Not familiar with a York PS pump. York made AC compressors.
I'm guessing it's a Saginaw pump like first photo below?

My setup is not comparable, I still have AC (newer rotary compressor) and I...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,497
Posted By dbarton
If you're up to a challenge, you might build your...

If you're up to a challenge, you might build your own. Not cheap, but you'll get a premium set that will outlast anything else. Mine have been on my car for 11 years.

I made a how to page:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By dbarton
Thanks. Regarding the need to have that solid...

Thanks. Regarding the need to have that solid long tooth for LH 2.4, I searched a number of related TB posts before posting and the consensus flip-flopped in this subject.

And regarding the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By dbarton
Nice clarification. I didn't catch the subtle...

Nice clarification. I didn't catch the subtle difference "/" versus "-".
Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By dbarton
LH 2.4/EZK Flywheel 60-1 or 60-2 Reconciliation

While doing some obsessive research into the flywheel profile for EZ-116K, I now have some questions about some inconsistent information.

Volvo factory flywheels and flexplates have HOLES (or...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,874
Posted By dbarton
I like that heavy flange. Nice piece.

I like that heavy flange. Nice piece.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,874
Posted By dbarton
That's not gonna work. Dave

That's not gonna work.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,874
Posted By dbarton
No. That looks like the stock small diameter only.

No. That looks like the stock small diameter only.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,874
Posted By dbarton
At one time this place offered a T3 to 3 inch...

At one time this place offered a T3 to 3 inch stainless downpipe flange and I bought one for my downpipe, but it appears they now only offer one for T25/Td04. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,523
Posted By dbarton
Here's the diagnostic for that. It's pin 30 on...

Here's the diagnostic for that. It's pin 30 on the LH ECU.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,523
Posted By dbarton
LH 2.4 elevates the idle when the shifter is put...

LH 2.4 elevates the idle when the shifter is put in drive or reverse. So it's possible its getting an incorrect signal from that. It also elevates idle when the AC is activated.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,005
Posted By dbarton
Here ya go.

Here ya go.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By dbarton
This image will explain the difference in the two...

This image will explain the difference in the two circuit types for 740 NA versus turbo.

If needed, the rest of this pin function set is in my harness page at...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,957
Posted By dbarton
I watched Season 5 Episode 60 of Engine Masters...

I watched Season 5 Episode 60 of Engine Masters last night. Anyone building an exhaust would be well served by watching it.

They make it clear that dyno is not the same as a car. And of course...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,358
Posted By dbarton
Here's the Sten Parner pan that supposedly is a...

Here's the Sten Parner pan that supposedly is a Group A copy.
Has two trap doors inside.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By dbarton
Extra heat because: turbo. Big difference.

Extra heat because: turbo. Big difference.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,703
Posted By dbarton
It didn't appear clear that you installed the...

It didn't appear clear that you installed the B21ET CPR. If you're unsure, it will have Bosch PN 0 438 140 082.
There's a pic of this one here: ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,144
Posted By dbarton
A "new" (used) G80 is certainly not expensive, so...

A "new" (used) G80 is certainly not expensive, so I would replace it. I don't know what breaks in there if anything did, but I do know using the incorrect lube will destroy the clutches and create...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,785
Posted By dbarton
Ok. This thing. It's connected to the positive...

Ok. This thing. It's connected to the positive post. I can't guess as to how that interfered with MSD.
Dave

https://www.prancingmoose.com/boschcoillabelgrayoriglo.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,785
Posted By dbarton
Connected to positive or negative side of the...

Connected to positive or negative side of the coil? A photo would help a lot more.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,217
Posted By dbarton
If anyone else came up with a method we didn't...

If anyone else came up with a method we didn't think of, I'd like to hear. I solved mine by eventually going with standalone EMS.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,217
Posted By dbarton
I tried a number of variations on this back in my...

I tried a number of variations on this back in my K-Jet days. Yes, you can increase the total amount of retard this way, but it doesn't work well at all. After a lot of testing, I found the design of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,506
Posted By dbarton
That was definitely easier.

That was definitely easier.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,506
Posted By dbarton
And then prepare to spend it again in a couple...

And then prepare to spend it again in a couple years when it no longer removes enough gases.
CARB knows best!
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,106
Posted By dbarton
I did this exactly back in 2001 when I installed...

I did this exactly back in 2001 when I installed the stroker B26FT, but my reason was to keep Calif smog techs from noticing I no longer had K-Jet.

Currently I use the simple cone filter in my...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,756
Posted By dbarton
Ok, so then maybe we can surmise the weird...

Ok, so then maybe we can surmise the weird progressive spring rates were just not compatible with a proper tune for Koni Sports.

Question: For highway cruising, does it feel like the new springs...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,756
Posted By dbarton
Thanks for the review, but sorry, there's some...

Thanks for the review, but sorry, there's some perspective missing.
Can you tell us what the rates were for the B&G springs?
And what settings were the Koni Sports set at with those springs?...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,506
Posted By dbarton
So the Feds are causing CARB approved cats to be...

So the Feds are causing CARB approved cats to be 5 times the price. Now I know.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,506
Posted By dbarton
CARB is the absolute enemy of common sense...

CARB is the absolute enemy of common sense emission compliance. The result is more people going "underground" and breaking the rules. So keep your judgement on hold until you can see the bigger...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 59,800
Posted By dbarton
Not sure if I missed it. Are you planning to use...

Not sure if I missed it. Are you planning to use the stock ecu tune or have you looked into a way to tune it? I use the Cobb Accessport for my Subaru and I know they have one for the 2.3 EcoBoost...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,399
Posted By dbarton
Makes me picture a car that's a 12 inch tall...

Makes me picture a car that's a 12 inch tall wedge shape with almost no drag coefficient. I'm really curious what the air/fuel ratio is at cruise.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,216
Posted By dbarton
Redblock black magic.

Redblock black magic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,142
Posted By dbarton
I know funds can be an issue, but having...

I know funds can be an issue, but having something like this will make your life so much easier. And bleeding can be easily done without a helper and you will NEVER have to pump the pedal again....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,216
Posted By dbarton
The question points out that his pressure dropped...

The question points out that his pressure dropped after installing the new cooler setup.

After I post this, lots of people will say "well mine works fine."
So... I experienced the exact same...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,399
Posted By dbarton
Interesting thread in the Projects section using...

Interesting thread in the Projects section using a Ford 2.3 Ecoboost in a 240.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=357220
Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,908
Posted By dbarton
If you can flex your gutters by hand, you need to...

If you can flex your gutters by hand, you need to crush your car. I think you meant to say you can flex your TRIM.

This was for my 1500 mile move to Texas. Well over 300 lbs up there.
No...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,499
Posted By dbarton
I don't know any sources for diagrams for that...

I don't know any sources for diagrams for that connector in LH 3.1, but the differences for LH 2.4 are below. 1990 had the 9-pole. In 1991 it changed to the 11-pole. Maybe this will help you figure...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,061
Posted By dbarton
Very interesting Ben. Do you repair those bent...

Very interesting Ben. Do you repair those bent struts then? Is it a matter of knocking it straight with a hammer or do you disassemble the tube from the spindle and straighten the tube?

Dave B
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