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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By sbabbs
Best to get it flat at the right angle if it's...

Best to get it flat at the right angle if it's not flat on that banjo bolt tends to leak then. What I found. I've reused used copper washers so many times it ain't that....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,255
Posted By sbabbs
We'll dat's just like yur Opinion, man..

We'll dat's just like yur Opinion, man..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2022, 02:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,555
Posted By sbabbs
Pinion angle?

Pinion angle?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By sbabbs
Okay 10 percent bigger, what part of you need 40...

Okay 10 percent bigger, what part of you need 40 percent bigger did you not understand? Also percentage wise your running twice the stock boost levels at least. So ten percent more for twice the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By sbabbs
Okay I warned you. I did it way back when...

Okay I warned you. I did it way back when cylinder number three with be the one to let go. Runs leaner then the others with the stock intake.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By sbabbs
Umm you will blow motor with stock turbo...

Umm you will blow motor with stock turbo injectors running E85. You need to up to 550cc or 50LB injectors for E85 with turbo redblock. YOu need 40 percent bigger injectors for e85. Yeah it will run...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By sbabbs
Penta alternator bracket is on drivers side. Just...

Penta alternator bracket is on drivers side. Just another option like using the better 740 style also.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By sbabbs
https://i.ibb.co/D4BjZ8J/IMG-6429.jpg...

https://i.ibb.co/D4BjZ8J/IMG-6429.jpg (https://ibb.co/y0zxrY9)

https://i.ibb.co/jVrGD7x/IMG-6430.jpg (https://ibb.co/Q8KnMsq)
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 933
Posted By sbabbs
If you want it straight up and not slanted then...

If you want it straight up and not slanted then you could try and find the rare 75 m46 upright bellhousing.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By sbabbs
740 with Getrag 265 five speed transmission. 28...

740 with Getrag 265 five speed transmission. 28 1/2 inches.

240 with M47 and it is 24 inches.


740 with M46 and those are 20 1/8 inches.

740 with M90 and it is 29 1/4 inches.

They are...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 933
Posted By sbabbs
BMW getrag 265 is smaller and STS local makes the...

BMW getrag 265 is smaller and STS local makes the adapter kit and is good for 500HP. I got one in my 90 745T with JohnV billet steel flywheel.

https://i.ibb.co/gSPJJdF/getrag265.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By sbabbs
Welp I have the uncanny ability to be able to...

Welp I have the uncanny ability to be able to drive it and tell you exactly where what is making the sound. I've even had multiple 240 diesels in the past, even all the special tools to work on them....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By sbabbs
The belt for the cam could be singing if it's too...

The belt for the cam could be singing if it's too tight. THe big one on the front, not that little belt that drives the injection pump on the back
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,815
Posted By sbabbs
Usually if injectors are leaking down when turned...

Usually if injectors are leaking down when turned off it makes it hard to start the car after a shut down like ten minutes later cause it's flooded but usually will then start after sitting a while....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,815
Posted By sbabbs
TPS working properly? Take out fuel rail put all...

TPS working properly? Take out fuel rail put all injectors in plastic soda containers and then do that LH 2.4 test where it will fire the injectors and you can watch them spray or not spray or watch...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By sbabbs
Adjust the timing might help. Earlier ones had...

Adjust the timing might help. Earlier ones had 11mm head bolts. Maybe different cam, not sure, later ones had the altitude adjustment on the injection pump. I sold all my volvo diesels and all my...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,468
Posted By sbabbs
Does it have removable bellhousing?

Does it have removable bellhousing?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2022, 01:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By sbabbs
We'll something is loose if your getting a clunk,...

We'll something is loose if your getting a clunk, I just posted the two common clunking problems. Why can't you jack it up and figure out where the clunking is coming from? Maybe it's in the diff......
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By sbabbs
Clunk is either trailing arm bushings or torque...

Clunk is either trailing arm bushings or torque rod bushings bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By sbabbs
Top dead center is when both valves are closed on...

Top dead center is when both valves are closed on cylinder number one compression stroke and piston is at top of cylinder. take out spark plug check with pencil down hole also take off valve cover...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By sbabbs
I've had luck soaking them in oil and lube stuff...

I've had luck soaking them in oil and lube stuff getting them to spin again and work. Why not dump in in a little bucket of oil and tranny fluid or sumptin for a few days then see if it loosens up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By sbabbs
The pics of mine are a 95 940, they started...

The pics of mine are a 95 940, they started selling 940s in 92 and sold them till 95 in USA so saying only in 92 is wrong.... I do have the third seat but I took it out cause not a gonna put kids in...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,491
Posted By sbabbs
Pm sent...

Pm sent...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By sbabbs
Take some sand paper or emery cloth and clean off...

Take some sand paper or emery cloth and clean off the end of your input shaft till the sucker slips on a easy as you want then install in rear of crank.. Sometimes I knurl the outside of the race...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah thinking I might even put a "custom" EZK...

Yeah thinking I might even put a "custom" EZK chip in it make it more of a PIG like say 4k rev limit and even more retard on the timing!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
Posted By sbabbs
1990 740GL Kids race car!

Well the wife's 15.9 year old kid really wants a rockin 740 with the rear spoiler alert! I guess his dad lives over by one of those volvo places in P-town and he seen em parked out front. I didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah wut he said, and don't forget takes longer...

Yeah wut he said, and don't forget takes longer then normal bolt to hold in the receiver, like the stock volvo bolt I didn't have so I just used a regular harder longer bolt! 20 years ago I did this!...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sbabbs
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/0cbr--8QJio" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,697
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah best to drop that volvo on a ford pickup...

Yeah best to drop that volvo on a ford pickup frame, 4x4 if desired even. Only way to go, don't think you can use a Chevy frame..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sbabbs
Did you take out that plastic thing in the...

Did you take out that plastic thing in the distributor slot that can limit the travel? Do you have a 16v distributor in there by mistake? Can you move the distributor without the bolts in there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By sbabbs
Check your clutch adjustment also could be making...

Check your clutch adjustment also could be making it hard to put into gear. No clue if you got cable clutch that you can adjust or not cause you didn't say. Not a problem on a turbo 740 with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By sbabbs
I can dead lift one into the back of a wagon....

I can dead lift one into the back of a wagon. Probably more then 300 less then 400.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,023
Posted By sbabbs
75-100

75-100
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,816
Posted By sbabbs
Bigger water pump pulley and black 240 radiator...

Bigger water pump pulley and black 240 radiator cap helps to not blow stuff like heater cores and plastic heater valves and leaks from weak hose clamps. As per banned james, fyi..
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-07-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,667
Posted By sbabbs
Here is info about fuel chips for 2.2 ...

Here is info about fuel chips for 2.2

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=226886&highlight=simon

Here is info about LH 2.2 EZK chipping.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,422
Posted By sbabbs
Okay so the TPS does matter then? Wow all I said...

Okay so the TPS does matter then? Wow all I said was check it make sure it working... You saying you got 20 plus guess what I got 30 plus from 1990 auto docktor in Goshen volvo specialist is where I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,581
Posted By sbabbs
Happy New Year! ...

Happy New Year!


https://i.ibb.co/z7vvYNk/IMG-0268.jpg (https://ibb.co/gPKKp6n)
If you wondered where those dents came from...


https://i.ibb.co/72FRJYG/OLYMPUS-DIGITAL-CAMERA.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,312
Posted By sbabbs
Meh it was the 84 B23FT with forged crank and...

Meh it was the 84 B23FT with forged crank and pistons and H beam rods. I hammered a rod bearing revving it to high and lean number 3. Motor only had 35k on it. Still out in my shop on a stand waiting...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,312
Posted By sbabbs
Far as I know Greg Ervin holds the 15g quarter...

Far as I know Greg Ervin holds the 15g quarter mile world record at 12.60 and I am right behind him at 12.61 done 10 years ago at PIR when he came up one friday and I helped him swap out his 13c for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,653
Posted By sbabbs
The cluster gets it's signal stock from the rear...

The cluster gets it's signal stock from the rear end speed sensor attached to the differential in the stock LH 2.4 cars. Either swap that that rear end or put that diff in your rear with that cover...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,096
Posted By sbabbs
How much did you cut off the end?

How much did you cut off the end?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,297
Posted By sbabbs
Most important is to make sure it does not run...

Most important is to make sure it does not run lean and melt the pistons or blow the block. Got any pre-detonation? Got wideband to monitor air fuel coming out the exhaust? Other then that LH2.4 is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,422
Posted By sbabbs
Neat Roy, but here is what the Green book 2.4...

Neat Roy, but here is what the Green book 2.4 service manual says. Unless I am reading it wrong sure seems like it don't work if tps clicker ain't clicking right or ain't closing all the way. Yeah...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,096
Posted By sbabbs
Cut end of leaf spring like an inch off perhaps....

Cut end of leaf spring like an inch off perhaps. Cut off wheel should do it.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,581
Posted By sbabbs
Cool I got more pics I will dig them out. If you...

Cool I got more pics I will dig them out. If you click on those pics should take you to the image share site and better quality pics. I also got video will look for that. Bus is my same old junker...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,581
Posted By sbabbs
Here it is in 2012. ...

Here it is in 2012.


https://i.ibb.co/thd9xJB/RSI242.jpg (https://ibb.co/n0WFnLr)
RSI sticker no IRS!

https://i.ibb.co/K6hrWw6/OLYMPUS-DIGITAL-CAMERA.jpg (https://ibb.co/Q9QKMd9)...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,581
Posted By sbabbs
Ha, no it came from Cornvallis, oregon. My buddie...

Ha, no it came from Cornvallis, oregon. My buddie got it for me for 100 buxs and then put it on a trailer and drove it to my house and I gave him 200 for the pain of it all. I got it for my kid and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,422
Posted By sbabbs
Make sure the tps sensor clicks back over clicky...

Make sure the tps sensor clicks back over clicky click when you let off the gas, that and the speed sensor are what tells the puter when to lay off the high revs if you didn't know...

Maybe check...
Forum: showroom 11-29-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9,758
Views: 5,922,581
Posted By sbabbs
Okay will do! ...

Okay will do!

https://i.ibb.co/HTLyhL2/IMG-4419.jpg (https://ibb.co/yFmC4mR)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,243
Posted By sbabbs
I twist the timing belt to check the tension on...

I twist the timing belt to check the tension on it between the cam and aux gears, 90 degrees is about what you want on the twist by hand. If you can twist it more then that then it's too loose.
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