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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,155
Posted By Khrrck
Take the head off? Then you'll be able to see the...

Take the head off? Then you'll be able to see the situation better too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By Khrrck
http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t...

http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=218710

ET 20 or 25 is stock for the RWD cars. FWD is ET 30+ and needs spacers.

Some Ford wheels are 5x108 as well but also have too big of an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By Khrrck
I would inspect your intake system and associated...

I would inspect your intake system and associated hoses for leaks. Maybe under full boost you blew out some weak bit of plastic, rubber, gasket etc on the intake which is now serving as an air leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By Khrrck
Did you see this thread? I think it's the most...

Did you see this thread? I think it's the most comprehensive resource we have right now:

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=356477
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By Khrrck
Definitely sounds like water infiltration. You...

Definitely sounds like water infiltration. You can check the running engine with a spray bottle on the harness, plug wires, etc to try and pin down a bad area and install some temporary insulation to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,073
Posted By Khrrck
That's my tire size and it fits with room to...

That's my tire size and it fits with room to spare. I have factory steelies though not alloys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By Khrrck
Looking through some older threads on the subject...

Looking through some older threads on the subject it looks like the powerstage was installed with thermal compound between it and the mounting bracket/surface, to help sink the heat into the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,197
Posted By Khrrck
If you just want a regular power steering pump, I...

If you just want a regular power steering pump, I would post in Wanted for a later 240 pump and res. Later models used the same pump but with a remote reservoir instead. You will probably need custom...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,972
Posted By Khrrck
Any antifreeze will work fine in a B230. Most...

Any antifreeze will work fine in a B230. Most people I know use generic green although some people swear by Toyota red. Most Volvo stuff sold these days is formulated for their new cars with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By Khrrck
No way to tell for certain without a lot more...

No way to tell for certain without a lot more info honestly.

$700 ain't bad for a parts car though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,251
Posted By Khrrck
240 is similar but it's bullet connectors: ...

240 is similar but it's bullet connectors:

https://cleanflametrap.com/speedoDiag.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,955
Posted By Khrrck
How bad was the bore after you got it out? :rofl:

How bad was the bore after you got it out? :rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,201
Posted By Khrrck
I think this thread from another site looks...

I think this thread from another site looks useful:

https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/threads/removing-rain-x-the-final-word.279171/

tl;dr mechanical action with a light abrasive and microfiber...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2021, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,486
Posted By Khrrck
Looks like someone tried to add an extra layer of...

Looks like someone tried to add an extra layer of insulation on top of it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,923
Posted By Khrrck
Your best bet will probably be finding another...

Your best bet will probably be finding another 400 series with Volvo Guard so you can inspect how it's configured. (Or steal the whole setup if it's scrap...)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,807
Posted By Khrrck
'87 also reads in at around 46-47mm (cheapo...

'87 also reads in at around 46-47mm (cheapo calipers and hard to read without removing grommet)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2021, 02:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,373
Posted By Khrrck
Bonus points if you can do it in a really dark...

Bonus points if you can do it in a really dark area so you can see the sparks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,474
Posted By Khrrck
I would start with checking for air leaks (and...

I would start with checking for air leaks (and that the throttle plate is closing fully). If it idled fine before that, and you didn't touch the adjustment screw, I can't see why any of the work you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,643
Posted By Khrrck
Here is a list of wiring diagrams for 240: ...

Here is a list of wiring diagrams for 240:

http://www.v8volvo.se/mekartips/volvo/Filer%20240/_Filer_240.html

It looks like power only separates out into left and right at the hazard switch and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,991
Posted By Khrrck
Have you checked the wiring at the sensor on the...

Have you checked the wiring at the sensor on the differential? After 35 years of driving around and flexing they tend to wear through.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,714
Posted By Khrrck
I believe those are the vented ones. In the US we...

I believe those are the vented ones. In the US we have not used them for many years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,088
Posted By Khrrck
Does that assume the rest of the system is...

Does that assume the rest of the system is working correctly? Since the mix being off could also peg the sensor, no?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,956
Posted By Khrrck
What version of engine management is the car...

What version of engine management is the car running? Probably LH 2.1?

If it mysteriously starts running again, I always have gotten good mileage out of wiggling all electrical connectors and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By Khrrck
Whoops, morning me didn't read the title...

Whoops, morning me didn't read the title correctly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By Khrrck
Check the tailgate hinges where the wires run....

Check the tailgate hinges where the wires run. Over many flexings the wire insulation can wear through and ground out against the metal hinge casting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By Khrrck
Since you're suspicious of the AFR, do you have a...

Since you're suspicious of the AFR, do you have a wideband O2 sensor or similar to test it with?

I certainly would be playing it safe and not driving very much if things are getting that hot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,196
Posted By Khrrck
Which sender do you have? The dummy light...

Which sender do you have?

The dummy light sender which comes stock won't work with the 5 bar gauge, you need the big cylindrical VDO sender for it.

Here's the recent thread:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2021, 02:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,006
Posted By Khrrck
This seems like an unbiased source...

This seems like an unbiased source...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,714
Posted By Khrrck
Since OP has location listed as Brunei, a fair...

Since OP has location listed as Brunei, a fair guess would be Southeast Asia - but possibly an import from Japan or Australia.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,440
Posted By Khrrck
As far as I am aware, the AW70 is quite...

As far as I am aware, the AW70 is quite long-lived when not used to transmit more than the ~110HP from a N/A engine, and given the standard "good care" for automatic transmissions (timely changes of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By Khrrck
The standard oil pressure sender is "on/off" only...

The standard oil pressure sender is "on/off" only - it detects if there is enough oil pressure but doesn't tell you exactly how much.

You will need to replace with the big cylindrical VDO sender,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,462
Posted By Khrrck
Courtesy of the A/C thread...

Courtesy of the A/C thread (http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=356477):



...so the ones FCP sells should be fine if any Ebay generic works. Maybe play it safe and don't get the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,358
Posted By Khrrck
I have the same issue and it's definitely a leaky...

I have the same issue and it's definitely a leaky windshield.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,866
Posted By Khrrck
Double check to make sure it's working. The...

Double check to make sure it's working.

The heat from your engine goes only four places: the radiator, the heater core, the exhaust, and radiation from the block itself into the engine bay.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,866
Posted By Khrrck
Are you sure your heater valve hasn't failed in...

Are you sure your heater valve hasn't failed in the ON position like they tend to do?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,145
Posted By Khrrck
If you look at photos of the Volvo oil pump...

If you look at photos of the Volvo oil pump you'll see there's a mesh screen over the intake designed to catch large debris like that.

I would change your oil sooner than later though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,350
Posted By Khrrck
and they tend to get corroded or melt - I...

and they tend to get corroded or melt - I replaced mine with a rubberized, waterproof fuse holder from the local autoparts store.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2021, 01:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,350
Posted By Khrrck
Had that happen to me. Old timer nearby suggested...

Had that happen to me. Old timer nearby suggested I check inside distributor cap for water. Sure enough it was damp and drying it out stopped the spark from shorting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,489
Posted By Khrrck
Could also be strut mounts. If the bearing gets...

Could also be strut mounts. If the bearing gets sticky it will twist the spring a bit before it starts turning, causing it to noisily snap to the new position.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,495
Posted By Khrrck
If you look at the back of the board, the molded...

If you look at the back of the board, the molded section doesn't provide clearance for anything in the door IIRC.

So, you should be able to use a flat board, and then pad out with a dense foam...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,096
Posted By Khrrck
Nah, you're right, I had it backwards lol. Edited

Nah, you're right, I had it backwards lol. Edited
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,096
Posted By Khrrck
Shouldn't, it should already have the 48 tooth...

Shouldn't, it should already have the 48 tooth tone wheel in the diff which sends a compatible signal.

The converter box is for cars with 48 tooth tone wheels but speedometers that expect a 12...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,674
Posted By Khrrck
Are they labeled for use on stranded wire of the...

Are they labeled for use on stranded wire of the gauge you're using? I think I've seen those before designed for building wiring, and sometimes that stuff doesn't work so well when not biting onto...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,012
Posted By Khrrck
That should work but make sure the surface under...

That should work but make sure the surface under the jack stand is solid. Most jack stands have narrow feet which can sink into soft wood and tip. If you have a chunk of heavy steel scrap big enough...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,012
Posted By Khrrck
DON'T use cinder blocks - they are not designed...

DON'T use cinder blocks - they are not designed for spot loads which something like this can put on them. They can crumble, drop the car and kill you. Most commonly people use wood cribbing like this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,319
Posted By Khrrck
Brake light sensor works by detecting an...

Brake light sensor works by detecting an imbalance in the current draw between the brake lights on each side. if light only comes on when towing, someone probably just wired the brake lights to one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2021, 03:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,011
Posted By Khrrck
Just a quick note, some of the other threads have...

Just a quick note, some of the other threads have people saying they were able to successfully remove it without removing the transmission by using box end wrenches, a lot of patience and a magnet on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,011
Posted By Khrrck
Your best bet will probably be locating the non...

Your best bet will probably be locating the non Volvo part number for the item then.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,011
Posted By Khrrck
Where does it read the signal from? 60-2 ring on...

Where does it read the signal from? 60-2 ring on the flywheel like LH2.4 sensors or somewhere else?

Any chance of maybe getting a scope on a working one to see what signal it puts out?

I bet...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,859
Posted By Khrrck
Hah! Glad someone else thought of a pulse...

Hah! Glad someone else thought of a pulse divider. Even has DIP switches for adjustment it seems. Very clean.
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