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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By PCH
Just use some masking tape and black plasti-dip...

Just use some masking tape and black plasti-dip spray.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By PCH
240's engines are the same as 940. Heater valves...

240's engines are the same as 940. Heater valves are different but not in basic function- they do not bypass. Only GM heater valve conversion lets you have a bypass. I think that means you are OK to...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By PCH
This is what late bumper looks like on a '76 with...

This is what late bumper looks like on a '76 with the original body/bumper seal still on: Scroll down to the middle of the page to the Berkshire Green Wagon https://www.240turbo.com/volvo240.html
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By PCH
The one on the pic is 145. You can fit later...

The one on the pic is 145.
You can fit later style 240 bumpers on a '75.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By PCH
Switch to manually adjustable seats. Use...

Switch to manually adjustable seats. Use foam/covers from passenger side if you find something at the yard.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By PCH
I once saw this happen on a 911. Turned out to be...

I once saw this happen on a 911. Turned out to be a worn needle of the main pressure regulator on the side the fuel distributor. Easy to take out and check. If the needle has ridges then it can stick...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,707
Posted By PCH
Any CarQuest stores in your area? They can order...

Any CarQuest stores in your area? They can order from WorldPac catalog and most of the Volvo parts are deliverable within a day.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By PCH
Is there an SRS module below the driver seat?...

Is there an SRS module below the driver seat? Also there should be a decal on the door post regarding Airbag if it indeed came with one from the factory.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,434
Posted By PCH
My first step would be spraying some WD-40 into...

My first step would be spraying some WD-40 into IAC, let it sit for few minutes, than drive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,723
Posted By PCH
Yeah, 3 pieces with shipping are probably gonna...

Yeah, 3 pieces with shipping are probably gonna add up to that much. If you find used ones with the rubber still flexible and corner pieces decent then you are in luck. May still have to paint the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,723
Posted By PCH
Used trim is hard to find in good condition and...

Used trim is hard to find in good condition and not cheap to ship. The new 3 pieces without the cowl seal are still available new. You may want to order few spare clips that hold them in just in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By PCH
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=27...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=274045

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh136/redwoodchair/82%20245%20GLT/82245GLTPaint4.jpg
Forum: showroom 05-15-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9,603
Views: 4,684,424
Posted By PCH
I'd never guess the car is actually dark blue...

I'd never guess the car is actually dark blue from this pic. I am saving this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By PCH
I may be wrong but I believe you can just...

I may be wrong but I believe you can just permanently bypass the relay by connecting 2 wires together and not worry about it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,409
Posted By PCH
Are wire colors in plug at the same positions old...

Are wire colors in plug at the same positions old vs. new?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,409
Posted By PCH
Couple of years ago I replaced the mirror on my...

Couple of years ago I replaced the mirror on my '93 and I had to change the position of 2 pins in the connector, so compare the plugs first.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,567
Posted By PCH
I loved K-cam on my '76 but it had a manual. The...

I loved K-cam on my '76 but it had a manual. The rear axle ratio probably also comes into play when you are talking about low end feel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,252
Posted By PCH
Evapo-Rust. Have not done any turbine housings...

Evapo-Rust. Have not done any turbine housings but couple exhaust manifolds. Harbor Freight has it or you can order online cheaper.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By PCH
https://www.bosch-ibusiness.com/media/images/produ...

https://www.bosch-ibusiness.com/media/images/products/relays/xx_pdfs_3/2020_03_10_relay_powerpoint_catalogue_en.pdf

https://www.ebay.com/itm/164168890905?chn=ps&mkevt=1&mkcid=28
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,155
Posted By PCH
Just plug the resistor before the clock spring....

Just plug the resistor before the clock spring. Also it doesn't hurt to have the resistor circuit fused.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2021, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,245
Posted By PCH
Z and ZX are 6mm high. SPZ is 8mm. I measured...

Z and ZX are 6mm high.
SPZ is 8mm.
I measured various spare belts I have laying around and they are between 8 and 10mm high.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2021, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,655
Posted By PCH
I think the small vacuum hose just pulls some of...

I think the small vacuum hose just pulls some of the crankcase gases into the intake- it does not create negative pressure in the larger hose or anywhere else in the system. At any time there is ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,194
Posted By PCH
I think only V/S90's and may be late 960's had...

I think only V/S90's and may be late 960's had that switch wired. It's a great safety feature, I thought about adding a warning light for that too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,194
Posted By PCH
There is a ring shaped float with the magnet...

There is a ring shaped float with the magnet inside the coolant tank. At the low position it activates the sensor which is actually a switch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,655
Posted By PCH
Shouldn't collapse since it's not under vacuum.

Shouldn't collapse since it's not under vacuum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,477
Posted By PCH
they only fit one way? Smooth side out Guru...

they only fit one way? Smooth side out
Guru status achieved.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,522
Posted By PCH
I've installed Scion xB/xA seats into 3 different...

I've installed Scion xB/xA seats into 3 different cars- they are very light, comfortable and all manually adjustable. I usually try to use original seat brackets/sliders and bolt the replacement seat...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,284
Posted By PCH
Clean! Take it up to Camino Cielo for some fun...

Clean!
Take it up to Camino Cielo for some fun curves :cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By PCH
You could probably spray with Plasti-Dip or...

You could probably spray with Plasti-Dip or better yet Dupli-Color Truck Bed Coating. I agree that direct fit in the factory location is a big plus for the look you are after.
A while ago I did the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By PCH
But that box has the fuel distributor (very...

But that box has the fuel distributor (very chunky piece) mounted on it. How is it going to look OEM if you need do delete/block it off?
...
Forum: showroom 03-06-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 1,443,696
Posted By PCH
But the stitching is not dyed. I would build a...

But the stitching is not dyed.
I would build a case and put that wheel on the wall.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,094
Posted By PCH
I just swapped the rear axle when mine started to...

I just swapped the rear axle when mine started to wine due to being low on oil. Pulled one from a decent looking car at the junkyard, dropped it off at the Volvo shop to have the seals replaced...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,848
Posted By PCH
Measure the sensor from the ECU plug side. This...

Measure the sensor from the ECU plug side. This way you know the wiring and connections are good. ECU itself can be faulty too of course.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By PCH
Seeing the actual numbers from the report (CO2,...

Seeing the actual numbers from the report (CO2, CO, HC, O2, NOx) and limits would help.
How "cold" is the engine when it passes @15MPH? They are not even supposed to test unless its at normal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,404
Posted By PCH
Don't forget about the tweeters in the dash. Are...

Don't forget about the tweeters in the dash. Are they wired in parallel to the door speakers?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,701
Posted By PCH
I think you can rent a noid light set from...

I think you can rent a noid light set from O'Reillys or Autozone to see if the injectors get pulse signal or just on all the time.

https://www.autoworks.com.au/cms/images/Noid_light_testing.gif
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 94,284
Posted By PCH
That spark plug is not too bad. Def it's time to...

That spark plug is not too bad. Def it's time to replace it but just normal wear. Good luck with the drive!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,656
Posted By PCH
Yeah, TRE ends didn't last long, my rebuilder...

Yeah, TRE ends didn't last long, my rebuilder installed different ones that worked fine for over 100K miles with some kind of thread adapting sleeve.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,656
Posted By PCH
I ended up just installing a manual rack on my...

I ended up just installing a manual rack on my daily '76.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,473
Posted By PCH
May be find someone to machine them out of black...

May be find someone to machine them out of black delrin. Post in Wanted- I see armrests like that at the yards sometimes.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,955
Posted By PCH
Clean Air Act is a Federal Law- it doesn't deal...

Clean Air Act is a Federal Law- it doesn't deal with state specific pricing policies.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,955
Posted By PCH
Dave, this has nothing to do with CARB. This is...

Dave, this has nothing to do with CARB. This is Federal Law.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,955
Posted By PCH
On a street car? I sincerely hope that you...

On a street car? I sincerely hope that you reconsider.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2021, 11:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,955
Posted By PCH
Why not just Cat and muffler?

Why not just Cat and muffler?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By PCH
To add quickly and safely- use a drill with piece...

To add quickly and safely- use a drill with piece of cable or small electric motor. There are videos on YouTube.
You can also get to the number wheels with a couple of fine screwdrivers and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,081
Posted By PCH
I use the same silicone on both o-rigs as on the...

I use the same silicone on both o-rigs as on the paper gasket.
After the install if possible leave it alone for 8-12 hours so the silicone cures. Then fill it up with coolant and start.
That...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,381
Posted By PCH
^^^ That made me laugh hard :rofl: Close to...

^^^ That made me laugh hard :rofl:

Close to 20 years ago I flow tested b21ft manifold against b21f, b230 and early LH1 manifold which is similar to b230 but doesn't have injector humps in it. That...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,081
Posted By PCH
Rub some silicone on the large paper gasket. I...

Rub some silicone on the large paper gasket. I usually use blue or orange. It's good that you ordered few spare studs just in case.
Watch few videos on Youtube on the B230 water pump replacement.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,081
Posted By PCH
The paper gasket that comes with the pump is OK-...

The paper gasket that comes with the pump is OK- no need for another IMO.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,081
Posted By PCH
That's what I use.

That's what I use.
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