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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By Yeedogga
Brand new engine and trans mounts. Nice and solid

Brand new engine and trans mounts. Nice and solid
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By Yeedogga
Rear wheel play and clunk with handbrake / e-brake on

Hi brickers,

Unsure whether this is just a #Volvothings, or if something is wrong.

240 sedan with all new rear poly bushings, adj torque rods, panhard bar etc. The bushings were all tightened...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,048
Posted By Yeedogga
Rear axle brake line bracket

Hi all,

I’ve recently purchased a project after being away from Volvos for over a decade!

Its an 1983 240 (Australian delivered) that is getting a lexus v8.

I’m refitting the brake lines but...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,822
Posted By Yeedogga
Thank you all for the tips guys! Greatly...

Thank you all for the tips guys! Greatly appreciated!
I had heard rumours about that adjustment in the AFM but its good to know for sure! Ill hook up the wideband and give it a go :-)

JohnLane-...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,822
Posted By Yeedogga
Thanks for the replies- some good sound advice. ...

Thanks for the replies- some good sound advice.

I have replaced all the vac lines and I/C pipes, but I am a bit concerned about the Vacuum pump/reservoir- i think it could be a possible leak area....
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,822
Posted By Yeedogga
Leaning out Motronic -ghetto ideas?

HI all,

I have a 1985 760 Turbo wagon, auto, running Motronic ECU

It is running standard exhaust/intercooler/boost pressure.

I haven't had a chance to plug in my Innovate wideband as there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,473
Posted By Yeedogga
Different rates?

Different rates?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,473
Posted By Yeedogga
Quick Q- are all 7xx front springs the same?

Hi all,
Just want to know if all 7xx series front springs are the same?
I want to replace the chopped ones with some stock ones but want to know if I can fit springs from any 7xx car.

My car is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,381
Posted By Yeedogga
LH 2.2/2.4 Availability for Conversion

Hi guys,
Been a while since I have been on here but just wondering how readily available LH2.2/2.4 parts are for a conversion.
I have been offered a 760 Turbo running Motronic, but the owner has...
Forum: showroom 03-25-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,930
Posted By Yeedogga
Looks good mate- can't argue with the strength...

Looks good mate- can't argue with the strength and good design of the JZ series of motors.
Its a shame for u US guys, JZZ30 soarers are a dime a dozen down in oz- you can get a TT Soarer for well...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-02-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,766
Posted By Yeedogga
+1 on Manual conversion and a good tune up...

+1
on Manual conversion and a good tune up including replacing ALL vacuum hoses etc. Get an M45 they are great gearboxes and they are nice and tough with no pesky overdrives.

You can muck around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,547
Posted By Yeedogga
Which dizzy rotor?

Hi guys,
Does anyone know the part number of the dizzy rotor to match a 0 237 520 004 block mount 240 Distributor?

I cant find a part number on the rotor itself and i know there are a few...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By Yeedogga
Cheers guys! Doesnt sound like too big a deal.

Cheers guys!
Doesnt sound like too big a deal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By Yeedogga
Removing diff centre from pumpkin

Hi guys,
Is my Haynes manual correct in saying that the diff cover hole needs to be 'stretched' to remove the diff centre?
Sounds a bit dicky to me...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By Yeedogga
Interesting article on CBV/ BOVs

After discussing the benefit/ detriment of running CBV's and BOV's with friends I stumbled upon this article written by Simon Gishus, from Nizpro in Australia- a well known tuning house down under.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2008, 04:59 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,521
Posted By Yeedogga
Now thats clever- 'Jesus' Alfredsson right......

Now thats clever- 'Jesus' Alfredsson right... clever... :-)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2008, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By Yeedogga
I cut ~1 coil off some 1.5" lowering springs on...

I cut ~1 coil off some 1.5" lowering springs on my 240. Probably dropped it maybe an inch? Its ok, but if you can fork out for some new springs you will probably be better off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,833
Posted By Yeedogga
The pcv system on my turbo motor has a plastic...

The pcv system on my turbo motor has a plastic tee piece fitted after the separator box- one small hose goes to intake manifold (which draws the gases out of the crank case?) and the big hose would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By Yeedogga
Well my fronts on my 240 are as you say- the...

Well my fronts on my 240 are as you say- the 'loose' kina 'unwound' end is at the bottom and the flat is on the top.
When i cut my front springs i cut them from the unwound section (bottom) and they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,224
Posted By Yeedogga
Ah. well that would be why my TRAK+ spacers...

Ah.
well that would be why my TRAK+ spacers from Ipd dont fit my 240...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,716
Posted By Yeedogga
Water in engine bay causing misfire?

Hi all,
If the ignition amplifier module or the injector ballast resistors get wet would that cause an on-boost misfire/stall?

Whenever it rains, for the first 10-15 mins the car wont boost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 711,018
Posted By Yeedogga
240 steering wheel nut- 27mm deep socket (hope...

240 steering wheel nut- 27mm deep socket (hope not a repost)
Forum: showroom 06-18-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,162
Posted By Yeedogga
My old system, it was a real fun job building! ...

My old system, it was a real fun job building!

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i18/Yeedogga/Bootbuild22.jpg

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i18/Yeedogga/Install014.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,822
Posted By Yeedogga
Why dont you just strip out your interior, tools...

Why dont you just strip out your interior, tools and spare tyre? That's free and will also save you lots of weight= free fuel economy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,662
Posted By Yeedogga
Cheers guys! Mine doesnt have the pointy one,...

Cheers guys!
Mine doesnt have the pointy one, but does have the other bolt on the left of the photo.

I only want to remove it because my spacers dont fit with the bolt head there. I guess i could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,662
Posted By Yeedogga
to be completely noob, ive no idea what it does. ...

to be completely noob, ive no idea what it does.
It looks like it probably does hold the rotor onto the hub, but once the wheels are bolted on it doesnt really matter right?? i dunno
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,662
Posted By Yeedogga
Small bolt on the rear hub- 240

HI guys,

Just wondering what the small (10mm head) bolt is that is threaded into the rear hub on my 240...

Can it be removed?

Cheers
Chris
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2008, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,396
Posted By Yeedogga
Ah, i cant remember how it looked when he first...

Ah, i cant remember how it looked when he first made it up to the code, but when he tried to match it it ended up alot darker, and more brown than gold. And completely different to parts of the car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2008, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,396
Posted By Yeedogga
Acrylic or 2pak?

HI all,
Just a quick question..

I have a Australian-delivered Gold metallic 1985 240GL - its been in the family since new and I have been assured its never been resprayed.
I went to a...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 104,060
Posted By Yeedogga
I was wondering what your clutch plate would look...

I was wondering what your clutch plate would look like after the abuse you give it!

All i can say is there is ALOT more material left on that plate compared to a similar one that came out of my...
Forum: showroom 06-09-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,463
Posted By Yeedogga
Looks good mate, You will have a...

Looks good mate,

You will have a doppelganger in a week or two :-)

After seeing those pics Im really gonna need to roll my rear guards!!
Forum: showroom 06-08-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,962
Posted By Yeedogga
Thats pure t'bricks right there :-)

Thats pure t'bricks right there :-)
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,305
Posted By Yeedogga
Using 240 Brake Calipers- some advice needed!

*Mods please move this thread if its not in the right place!*

Hi all,

My mate and I are attempting an engine conversion on his MK2 Golf but need to resolve the non-braking ability of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,504
Posted By Yeedogga
Hi all, Took the car for a run last night, the...

Hi all,
Took the car for a run last night, the no start condition turned up again.. which is good!

So, the starter solenoid was only getting ~8v from the ignition barrel?! And not starting.
So...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,504
Posted By Yeedogga
Cheers dl242gt, Ill check those asap. ...

Cheers dl242gt,

Ill check those asap.
Otherwise im going to just have to get it hot and test it with a multimeter... hope i can park it on a hill!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,504
Posted By Yeedogga
Help- Car does not start when hot!

Hi all,
Just a bit of a prob!

When the car is cold, it will crank strongly and start fine every time.

If i go for a long drive, enough to get some heat up, turn the car off and try starting...
Forum: showroom 05-09-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,483
Posted By Yeedogga
I built a shallow box that would fit a pair of...

I built a shallow box that would fit a pair of 6x9's and then laid an MDF cover on top and gave it a carpet job.
Looked really tidy i thought, until some theivin **** stole the whole thing. THey are...
Forum: showroom 04-10-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,419
Posted By Yeedogga
before and after... ...

before and after...

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i18/Yeedogga/turbo01.jpg

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i18/Yeedogga/P1010130.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,430
Posted By Yeedogga
bump?

bump?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2007, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,430
Posted By Yeedogga
M45 - 22 spline- input shaft diameter??

HI all,

I have a 22 spline M45 gearbox

Is the input shaft 15/16" [23.8mm] or 1 [24.5mm] in diameter???

I have a listing here that states it is a 25.75mm [1.01 inch]...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,152
Posted By Yeedogga
Cheers guys, I always thought it used to prime...

Cheers guys,
I always thought it used to prime when it was K-jet.... maybe i was hearing things..

I can get hold of a bosch 044 for cheap- Would a 740turbo in-tank pump be sufficient to supply...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,152
Posted By Yeedogga
Pumps dont prime at 'ON'

Hi

Should my fuel pumps prime with the ignition at 'ON' every time?
The pumps only prime if i flick the key over to 'START' and then back to 'ON'.
Is this a Fuel Pump Relay issue or an ECU...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,744
Posted By Yeedogga
Hmm, thats the opposite of the problem ive got......

Hmm, thats the opposite of the problem ive got...

Wont run on first startup but once it warms up its fine... my thoughts have wandered to a fuel check valve issue?? or maybe a leaky injector...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2007, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,744
Posted By Yeedogga
Thanks moxy, that is exactly what i need to find...

Thanks moxy, that is exactly what i need to find out!

Im really an igntion noob, so where do you suggest i start hunting for this information??!

Cheers
Chris
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2007, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,744
Posted By Yeedogga
hmm, i see. So i should prob just get that MSD...

hmm, i see.
So i should prob just get that MSD blaster and throw it in..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,744
Posted By Yeedogga
I just checked my stock bosch coil and this is...

I just checked my stock bosch coil and this is what i got:

Primary: 1.2 Ohms
Secondary: 12.1 kOhms

How far out of spec is that??
I cant find a typical recommended resistance for a std...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2007, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,744
Posted By Yeedogga
bump bump, want to order it tomorrow if its going...

bump bump, want to order it tomorrow if its going to be suitable!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,744
Posted By Yeedogga
Ignition Coil Resistance Readings.. Should I Replace it?

HI all.

I just checked my stock bosch coil and this is what i got:

Primary: 1.2 Ohms
Secondary: 12.1 kOhms

How far out of spec is that??
I cant find a typical recommended resistance for a...
Forum: showroom 09-12-2007, 03:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,674
Posted By Yeedogga
How about we have 2 sticky posts at the top of...

How about we have 2 sticky posts at the top of the Showroom thread like so:

1. " Photo entries for 'nicest 240' competition"
- Everyone posts one or two pics of their 240 in a pre-determined...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,713
Posted By Yeedogga
do u mean u put the MSC Blaster 2 in, and then...

do u mean u put the MSC Blaster 2 in, and then you started having problems??
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