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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 06:07 PM
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Posted By dl242gt
Sure took care of any tractor motor sound. :cool:...

Sure took care of any tractor motor sound. :cool: Looking great!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By dl242gt
Is this Mikes old car? i think i have seen it a...

Is this Mikes old car? i think i have seen it a few times. It's a great car.
Forum: showroom Today, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By dl242gt
Congrats on another awesome meet! Great location...

Congrats on another awesome meet! Great location and a great crowd.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By dl242gt
Starting in 81 n/a or turbo have the same fuel...

Starting in 81 n/a or turbo have the same fuel line pipe and fuel pump. The accumulator is different. When I had to replace that line and didn't have the correct part. A piece of fuel injection line...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By dl242gt
In looking at the parts catalog drawing on gcp.se...

In looking at the parts catalog drawing on gcp.se the two hinges look completely different. So, if there was a chance they interchange you'd have to physically try it out.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By dl242gt
VP autoparts carries Simons Exhaust systems....

VP autoparts carries Simons Exhaust systems. Skandix also carries Simons Exhaust systems and they had stainless systems. I recall seeing 2.5" systems for 700/900 turbos on their site. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By dl242gt
It's best to get the newer switch. If you are...

It's best to get the newer switch. If you are handy with an ohmmeter you could probably figure out the wiring to use the old switch. If you are replacing the old series wound fan motor. You'll need...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By dl242gt
Hella FF700 are nice and big like the old lights...

Hella FF700 are nice and big like the old lights they used on the 123GT cars. The slightly smaller but still cool Hella 500 lights are good, too. If you want to go high line Cibie and Bosch both make...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 700
Posted By dl242gt
Probably should try the Eeuroparts ones then. At...

Probably should try the Eeuroparts ones then. At least it's less than $50 for both springs that claim to be the correct number and they are lesjofers a decent brand. They call them heavy duty.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,734
Posted By dl242gt
Both drag strips that I used to go to in NJ are...

Both drag strips that I used to go to in NJ are closed and done. No east coast numbers from anyone in NJ.

Edit:OK it does look like there are days where ATCO is open. But all the major events are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By dl242gt
BTW I forgot the big caveat. The flywheel has...

BTW I forgot the big caveat. The flywheel has it's own special trigger holes for Rex/Regina. There is a flywheel for that application but it's very rare. There was a guy selling one in the for sale...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By dl242gt
Your link picture shows the two different...

Your link picture shows the two different crossmembers and trans mounts with brackets for the back of the trans. No adapters in that picture. You are going to need more 740 specific parts like the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By dl242gt
The B cam with a manual will be fun. It gives you...

The B cam with a manual will be fun. It gives you an engine with good low end torque that winds out a lot more than the M cam. Another fun thing is your rear axle being for an automatic car is 3.73...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 700
Posted By dl242gt
I've also bought from partscontainer ebay vender...

I've also bought from partscontainer ebay vender and they have been nice to deal with. I'd message them and I'm sure they would measure the spring diameter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By dl242gt
Maybe the parts for the parking brake fell apart...

Maybe the parts for the parking brake fell apart and are rattling inside the rotor?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By dl242gt
Turbo automatic redblocks have a separate trans...

Turbo automatic redblocks have a separate trans oil cooler. Why not just use an NPR intercooler if you want easy to install? You don't see many pictures from the front with 940 intercooler because it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 700
Posted By dl242gt
The ones I bought were aftermarket. They were...

The ones I bought were aftermarket. They were Scan Tech and were listed incorrectly in the parts description as turbo springs. But they had the part number of 1229337. Try checking with FCPEuro or VP...
Forum: website & board 09-21-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,876
Posted By dl242gt
The salvage yard 240s dried up here over ten...

The salvage yard 240s dried up here over ten years ago. At least that's when it seemed there were hardly any cars coming in to the yards. As a hoarder I am fortunate to have plenty of parts. However,...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By dl242gt
I don't know if there are any clips. But Hand...

I don't know if there are any clips. But Hand Scorpios old car had a K15 in it. It sounded good when I heard it at Carlisle show many years ago. It's the most aggressive cam you can run without...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure you have replaced the fuel injector...

Make sure you have replaced the fuel injector seals. They cause a vacuum leak, too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,566
Posted By dl242gt
Run the red from the switch to the selected fuse....

Run the red from the switch to the selected fuse. You are correct.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By dl242gt
I'd suggest a listing in for sale with some...

I'd suggest a listing in for sale with some prices. Numbers that I have used are fuel ecu 951 for n/a 240, and 933 for 940 turbo. The best EZK are the gold colored boxes as they are all able to be ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By dl242gt
The water issue with B6 bilstein is from people...

The water issue with B6 bilstein is from people not using a boot on the struts. They don't use the stock type boots and only the stock 240 turbo boots would fit them. But Bilstein themselves provide...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, sorry if I cornfused you. The short outlet...

Yes, sorry if I cornfused you. The short outlet section of 5/16" hose goes to a hard line which is firmly attached to the fuel rail for the injectors. So, I just mentioned it as being part of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By dl242gt
I use a big deep socket on the switch with a hex...

I use a big deep socket on the switch with a hex shape at the top of the socket. That lets you put a wrench on it. If you don't have a socket like that. You can grab the socket with a large pair of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,566
Posted By dl242gt
If you don't want to wire to the headlight...

If you don't want to wire to the headlight circuit. To switch the relay you can use any switched fuse that has a free terminal. Usually ones toward the bottom of the fuse box has a spot. Like fuse 12...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By dl242gt
fuel pressure regulator. Control pressure...

fuel pressure regulator. Control pressure regulator is kjet. It is 5/16" fuel line from the regulator out to the rail. At the fuel tank output to the main pressure pump is 12mm fuel line and you need...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,473
Posted By dl242gt
I like to use Wurth HHS Plus on those latches. It...

I like to use Wurth HHS Plus on those latches. It comes with a straw and will creep into the sliding inner plate if you spray it into the center of the latch on the outside.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By dl242gt
If you have the original two key set. One should...

If you have the original two key set. One should have a larger plastic head on the key. That is the master key and the valet key has a smaller plastic head on it. The valet key won't work in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By dl242gt
Get yourself a copy of the green books and give...

Get yourself a copy of the green books and give it a try. Less parts to install is good. The green books are on ozvolvo.org archives.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By dl242gt
Don't know where the make them now. But Boge was...

Don't know where the make them now. But Boge was the original shock maker and they were bought out by sachs many years ago. So, now the stock replacement Sachs shocks are what is available for your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By dl242gt
I would suggest double checking things like the...

I would suggest double checking things like the throttle switch. Sure you check it for idle switching but you probably didn't check it for full throttle switching. If there is a short it would tell...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By dl242gt
To make the clutch pedal grab a bit higher. You...

To make the clutch pedal grab a bit higher. You tighten the cable adjustment. For lower to the floor it is looser. My 93 wagon has the grab point very low and I have to keep the cable adjusted a bit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By dl242gt
From what I read here. In the upper picture it is...

From what I read here. In the upper picture it is showing you the correct angle at 68 degrees plus or minus 3 degrees. Then you follow the tightening specs in the lower picture. Use a protractor to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By dl242gt
Probably time to replace the clutch and be sure...

Probably time to replace the clutch and be sure to replace the pilot bearing. They wear and make it very hard to shift into first and reverse.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,460
Posted By dl242gt
With the suspension and interior work, trim and...

With the suspension and interior work, trim and lights. That will use up any engine mod money.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By dl242gt
You could check with VP autoparts and see what...

You could check with VP autoparts and see what they supply.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By dl242gt
Other than running some long cooler to oil filter...

Other than running some long cooler to oil filter lines that should be straight forward. You can try using the socketless oil hose they sell at pegasus racing supplies. If you are going to keep using...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By dl242gt
Removing the rotors is one of those things that...

Removing the rotors is one of those things that is enjoyable. If they are stuck you can hit them with a 3lb sledge and they pop right off. Sometimes the rears get hung up on the ebrake shoes but it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By dl242gt
A great product to keep latches working smoothly...

A great product to keep latches working smoothly is Wurth HHS plus. You'll never have issues if you hit the latches with the stuff. It works it's way inside lubing up the sliding plates.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,734
Posted By dl242gt
You can also use old hoods and trunks for...

You can also use old hoods and trunks for affordable sheet metal to work with. Also roof panels are good, too.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By dl242gt
I used a 2.5" flowmaster on my turbo and it was...

I used a 2.5" flowmaster on my turbo and it was louder than I'd like but the real fail was the internal deflector coming loose and making a horrible screeching sound as it moved around inside....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah, inflection is hard to convey. I meant that...

Yeah, inflection is hard to convey. I meant that sarcastic as you suspected. I always thought it was kind of dumb of Volvo not to offer those engines here in a large market. The diesel they did sell...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By dl242gt
The well respected clean burning Volvo diesel we...

The well respected clean burning Volvo diesel we never got.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By dl242gt
Just use the stock bulb holders for bulbs and...

Just use the stock bulb holders for bulbs and wire to the connectors on the board. Either the big round connector or the half moon one will have an open location you can use. Use a pin extractor to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By dl242gt
If I recall correctly the crank bolt gets 60...

If I recall correctly the crank bolt gets 60 degrees of angle torque. So you got that very tight on there. If it didn't break I'd second Jan's suggestion to leave it be. Just have a long breaker bar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By dl242gt
I've also used the POR15 tank sealer with good...

I've also used the POR15 tank sealer with good results. In addition I've used the Eastwood version with good results. Make sure it's the alcohol resistant version so it won't breakdown from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By dl242gt
If you have the part numbers you can check on...

If you have the part numbers you can check on gcp.se to see if they are available. They are the genuine volvo parts source for our cars now. I'd also check with VP autoparts.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,726
Posted By dl242gt
That would be cool to find a lower spec turbo....

That would be cool to find a lower spec turbo. Around here all the turbos I've ever seen were loaded up with all the goodies.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By dl242gt
I'd like to see a better picture of the plenum...

I'd like to see a better picture of the plenum area. But it sure has a nice large throttle body.
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