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Forum: website & board Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By Radtap
Try a different browser if that doesn’t fix it. I...

Try a different browser if that doesn’t fix it. I had the issue on and off depending on what browser I use
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Radtap
Should mention if it wasn’t obvious, listing is...

Should mention if it wasn’t obvious, listing is only for one afaik, gotta order two
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2022, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Radtap
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0570/5518/3000/f...

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0570/5518/3000/files/dot-ece-cutoff.jpg?v=1660136021

Even with my Cibie housings half ass aligned they do not illuminate the windshield of oncoming traffic on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Radtap
Cibie H4 7in housing and then stick whatever...

Cibie H4 7in housing and then stick whatever Chinese H4 LED or conventional bulb you want in them. $75 on the fleabay
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By Radtap
https://i.imgur.com/3lteLZ5.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/3lteLZ5.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/MIGqP6Z.jpg

In the mornings the sun shines between the rear view mirror and the ceiling so I lean on the door, in the afternoons the sun shines...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Radtap
Yeah I didn't replace the cable and had freeplay...

Yeah I didn't replace the cable and had freeplay in the clutch before swapping however I remember that the adjuster was maxed out before removal but had just barely enough free play, no clue if it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Radtap
Isn’t there a longer cable or a different cable...

Isn’t there a longer cable or a different cable with more adjustment range? No clue what else could be the hold up. The new rubber damper at the end of the cable is slightly thicker than the original...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Radtap
Checked today and confirmed I had the clutch...

Checked today and confirmed I had the clutch cable routed properly, I remember comparing the TO bearings when replacing and they were the same height so I took the delrin bushing out today and took a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Radtap
Was a Sachs kit being replaced by a Sachs kit....

Was a Sachs kit being replaced by a Sachs kit. Its the original clutch fork that came in the car. Clutch and TO were matched by manufacturer. The only fork differences I know are between hydro and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Radtap
There was enough that I could install the cable...

There was enough that I could install the cable with the rubber damper and retainer but beyond that there is zero free play
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Radtap
I absolutely understand that so I took the spring...

I absolutely understand that so I took the spring off while adjusting with no luck. Adjustment completely loose and I still have zero free play.



I kept telling myself I routed it wrong, pretty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Radtap
M46 clutch adjustment struggles

Recently finished installing a new Sachs clutch kit into my m46 and I’ve been struggling with the clutch adjustment, it almost feels as if the cable is too short with the new clutch, no matter how I...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By Radtap
22oz would be ~623 grams. That’s a lot of weight...

22oz would be ~623 grams. That’s a lot of weight to be spinning out of balance
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By Radtap
Not that hard to rebuild calipers yourself,...

Not that hard to rebuild calipers yourself, that’s what I do, new seals and dust boost and it’s good to go as long as the bore has no corrosion
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By Radtap
My local yards haven’t had a 240 since March…

My local yards haven’t had a 240 since March…
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By Radtap
Non vented calipers Opening for disc, should...

Non vented calipers
Opening for disc, should barely be able to see behind the caliper how the metal is notched
https://i.imgur.com/vspZBt6l.jpg

Opening for pads
https://i.imgur.com/Yf20CqEl.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By Radtap
There is a notch in the cast iron that prevents...

There is a notch in the cast iron that prevents the caliper from fitting over vented rotors. You literally could not mix them up when installing. The furthest edge of the opening where the caliper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By Radtap
Can’t say I noticed a difference in braking...

Can’t say I noticed a difference in braking performance as in shorter stopping distance but my brakes we’re definitely less squishy after a long drive and solid discs warp much more easily than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By Radtap
Literally all you have to do is just get the...

Literally all you have to do is just get the different calipers and vented rotors. I put vented rotors on my car a while ago, if you have a commando chin spoiler and 15 inch alloys Volvo recommends...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By Radtap
My engine was making sweet love to my firewall...

My engine was making sweet love to my firewall putting it back into my 240, there straight up is not a lot of room between where the engine sits and the firewall, engine and transmission or only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Radtap
The suspension should be able to flex as far as...

The suspension should be able to flex as far as it’ll go to make it easier. Try using a set of spring compressors to help get the springs back in, connect the control arm to the car, then to the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-08-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,087
Posted By Radtap
Personally I’m starting with microsquirt on my...

Personally I’m starting with microsquirt on my car, if and when I outgrow microsquirt and need something else my plan is maxxecu sport or street. One thing to keep in mind and it may be different for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2022, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Radtap
It’s called preventative maintenance

It’s called preventative maintenance
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Radtap
1991 in the US, then in 92 they went to ABS and...

1991 in the US, then in 92 they went to ABS and eliminated the junction
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By Radtap
https://i.imgur.com/8L7CS72l.jpg Found one of...

https://i.imgur.com/8L7CS72l.jpg
Found one of the busted ignition switches I saved, you're not ever supposed to see that spring, the plastic nub that keys into the harness plug broke off from the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Radtap
Fluid should not pass between the two halves of...

Fluid should not pass between the two halves of the junction block, you can easily remove the center pin and other parts to replace the o rings inside of the junction block.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Radtap
I had to replace that line as well, 3mm ID 5mm OD...

I had to replace that line as well, 3mm ID 5mm OD polyamide iirc
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By Radtap
Like 2manyturbos said the aftermarket switches...

Like 2manyturbos said the aftermarket switches are absolutely junk. I had one lock up and eject the guts, another ejected the spring out the wrong side and broke the plastic and third was making poor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Radtap
I built this one ...

I built this one

http://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=289775

I was able to find the larger banjo bolt on eBay, could probably find the smaller one too
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Radtap
How’s your engine harness, what year? Somethings...

How’s your engine harness, what year? Somethings possibly shorting as the engine/harness moves
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Radtap
Looks like it But I like these ...

Looks like it
But I like these

https://yoshifab.com/store/volvo-billet-aluminum-accessory-bushings.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By Radtap
Pull the dash out and get a water hose to locate...

Pull the dash out and get a water hose to locate that leak. I’ve got a pretty heavy leak off my windshield wiper, MTC seals are junk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By Radtap
You're not going find parts for these cars at...

You're not going find parts for these cars at oreillys or autozone besides basic maintenance and mechanical parts
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
740: B230fs ???
Views: 750
Posted By Radtap
Removal is a breeze when none of that stuff needs...

Removal is a breeze when none of that stuff needs to be reconnected, just start pulling and start hacking at anything still attached
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Radtap
Gas adjust are good

Gas adjust are good
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2022, 10:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 36,962
Posted By Radtap
Aye it passed emissions and ran far better than...

Aye it passed emissions and ran far better than the last time I got it tested, 39ppm on HC compared to a 199 last year and a 0.12% CO half of last year, emissions no longer a worry. Some noises to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
740: B230fs ???
Views: 750
Posted By Radtap
Block should be the exact same as any other b230...

Block should be the exact same as any other b230 so just swap guts if it’s skinny rod
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 36,962
Posted By Radtap
And we're back at it ...

And we're back at it

https://i.imgur.com/Xr9dHItl.jpg

Pushed the car around and worked on getting the engine and transmission back in

https://i.imgur.com/Hwjz4gil.jpg

Planned ahead and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,019
Posted By Radtap
Sorry I worded it badly, I had new rubber...

Sorry I worded it badly, I had new rubber bushings for the cage but new bronze bushings for the linkage ball, it rattled badly when first installed until I shimmed it. I could give bronze cage...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,019
Posted By Radtap
That shifter is going to rattle loudly if you put...

That shifter is going to rattle loudly if you put in bronze bushings. I used a thin piece of metal between the snap ring and rubber bushing ring to try and get the bushings to fit tight around the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By Radtap
When I bypassed mine I had 3 wires going into...

When I bypassed mine I had 3 wires going into another white wire, one of those wires will be a +12v from the light switch iirc and the others lead to different lights in the dash, cluster, clock,...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By Radtap
No, 740 cluster is much larger. You'd have to cut...

No, 740 cluster is much larger. You'd have to cut gauges off the side and the result would be a taller 240 cluster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2022, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By Radtap
242 belts are longer than 244 belts so they may...

242 belts are longer than 244 belts so they may not work. The buckle has changed shape over the years as well so might not work with the receivers. As far as body not too much changed, fenders, hood,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By Radtap
Brother, have you not looked through the projects...

Brother, have you not looked through the projects & restoration section yet? What about Dave Barton's site? If you can wire, fit or affix whatever it is, it'll go. A car is simply a metal box with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By Radtap
That explains why 32mm spacers don’t fit in the...

That explains why 32mm spacers don’t fit in the rear :lol:

I knew about offset but couldn’t remember whether it was 740 wheels or FWD wheels. Explains a lot of rubbing. A thin spacer in the rear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By Radtap
What do you mean the dimmer was bypassed with a...

What do you mean the dimmer was bypassed with a door chime? Like someone cut out the dimmer and wired in a door chime? A dimmer bypass usually consists of cutting the wires off the dimmer and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By Radtap
Don’t believe they’re 25mm offset, they’re the...

Don’t believe they’re 25mm offset, they’re the wagon wheels off a 740/760 iirc. Sidewalls rub on strut tube when cruising at high speeds, you can hear it rubbing intermittently, stiffer springs would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By Radtap
The thread linked by Harland has multiple...

The thread linked by Harland has multiple solutions. Most of us have gone one of those routes
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By Radtap
I have 205/60-15 on a stock height car and they...

I have 205/60-15 on a stock height car and they rub in the front and back at high speeds and suspension compression. Front sidewall rubs on the tube and also rubs spring mount. Rears rub up against...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By Radtap
Looking at it again judging by the tile way too...

Looking at it again judging by the tile way too big for horn buttons, might be this
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