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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By dl242gt
Yes, it was a Regina car. Using left over 240...

Yes, it was a Regina car. Using left over 240 engines. Makes sense. Thanks for the correction.

I'm pretty sure the head mount distributor cap is also a Porsche part for the 944. So, that part...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 306
Posted By dl242gt
A turbo should have a 100 amp alternator. No...

A turbo should have a 100 amp alternator. No matter what version it is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By dl242gt
I've had the adjuster seize. It starts twisting...

I've had the adjuster seize. It starts twisting the whole metal sheath when that happens. Usually some spray penetrant can get it to turn. I also hold the sheath from twisting if needed. Anyway, glad...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By dl242gt
Don't the led bulbs come with the base attached...

Don't the led bulbs come with the base attached to them? The ones I tried had the plastic base on them just like the original bulbs. Bought them on ebay. They were garbage and only a couple of them...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 486
Posted By dl242gt
My friends have owned a n/a 940 with block mount...

My friends have owned a n/a 940 with block mount distributor from the factory. So, there are at least a few turbos that got some of those left over parts as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By dl242gt
VP Autoparts sells paint for Volvos. However, any...

VP Autoparts sells paint for Volvos. However, any good automotive paint supplier should be able to give you a proper color match. Paints from DuPont, SEM, Glasarit are all OEM supplied paints.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 499
Posted By dl242gt
The module does detect the third brake light...

The module does detect the third brake light being out. So, if you fix the tailgate harnesses the light may start behaving itself. Or, like in my car it keeps coming on randomly even though you have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,006
Posted By dl242gt
They told me at the shop that did my front glass...

They told me at the shop that did my front glass that they aren't allowed to use butyl tape for installation anymore. So, mine was installed with urethane glue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By dl242gt
That is a good looking part. Nice to see they are...

That is a good looking part. Nice to see they are supplying plastic parts of good quality like that.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,818
Posted By dl242gt
There was a member here. I think his user name...

There was a member here. I think his user name was Patrick? He had highly modified Kjet and big power with a 924 and his Volvo. Maybe he will respond to a PM?

Sorry, I can't find him in the member...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 306
Posted By dl242gt
Since it has efi your car should have come with a...

Since it has efi your car should have come with a 65-70 amp alternator. The 100 amp Denso or Bosch alternator from 740/940 turbo is a direct swap into your car.

If you need more power than 100amp...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By dl242gt
You mainly need the front half of the driveshaft...

You mainly need the front half of the driveshaft that matches the transmission. The driveshafts come in two sizes so be sure the one you get matches up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By dl242gt
I too, measured 200psi on three of four cylinders...

I too, measured 200psi on three of four cylinders on my friends high miles b230f. The other cylinder was 195. That engine used M1 the whole time.

It's a good engine at least compression wise.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By dl242gt
It can take 10-15mins just to get the air out of...

It can take 10-15mins just to get the air out of the system. So, it just wasn't mixed yet even though you drove it some.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By dl242gt
Glad to see it's going to be much less painful...

Glad to see it's going to be much less painful repair. Have a happy Holiday!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By dl242gt
Looks good. I like how there is a seal on the...

Looks good. I like how there is a seal on the socket. I'm sure it will last just fine. Thanks for the pictures!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By dl242gt
Ohh, green springs. :cool: Those will firm up the...

Ohh, green springs. :cool: Those will firm up the car nicely. Better get some better upper mounts than the stock ones if you do get springs like that.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By dl242gt
If you buy a premade harness. The new wiring you...

If you buy a premade harness. The new wiring you are going to have to do from scratch is fuel related as mentioned and also you are providing power and switching to the efi. The premade harness will...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By dl242gt
So, tell us what are you looking for? You can do...

So, tell us what are you looking for? You can do all of the things you ask.
Classic Swede in the UK can probably help you out.

If you really want a sport suspension then coil overs are a great...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By dl242gt
Have you checked the battery? You may have had...

Have you checked the battery? You may have had the alternator fail and was driving around on the battery power which ran out. The other thing that comes to mind is the oil pressure switch wiring may...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 670
Posted By dl242gt
Volvo safety upgrade! I like how it's the perfect...

Volvo safety upgrade! I like how it's the perfect length. If only those motor mounts weren't discontinued. Now you have to find the straps from another car.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 670
Posted By dl242gt
That seems like a good temp fix to stop the...

That seems like a good temp fix to stop the progression of failure. After that it's BNE mounts to solve the problem. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By dl242gt
That grease works great. But it sure has some...

That grease works great. But it sure has some greasy strings coming off it. They get everywhere if you aren't super careful.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By dl242gt
My guess at the parts cannon would be a suspect...

My guess at the parts cannon would be a suspect mass air sensor. The other thought was bad connections or an intermittent ignition amp. If the system is missing spark you won't get an injector pulse....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,006
Posted By dl242gt
My windshield three years ago was $271 installed....

My windshield three years ago was $271 installed. So, that's a good price thanks covid.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2022, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By dl242gt
What will do the symptom you describe is a...

What will do the symptom you describe is a battery drain. Either the alternator isn't working or is intermittently charging. Or, it's a drain like a stuck relay or some other device staying powered...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By dl242gt
If I had to buy what is new now. I'm not sure...

If I had to buy what is new now. I'm not sure what to buy. The original cable is a metal cover with a long spiral thread on the metal and that is your adjuster threads. There is a short rubber sleeve...
Forum: events 11-20-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By dl242gt
Bumping with next meet date of December 10. 11-2...

Bumping with next meet date of December 10. 11-2 at La Dolce Vita in Medford NJ. If you mention you are with the Volvo club. They will give you a discount on your food.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 670
Posted By dl242gt
The B6 I am using now in the turbo are revalved...

The B6 I am using now in the turbo are revalved to Rsport Decarbon shock specs. Those specs are listed on Dave Bartons site and I decided to try them out. They have lasted very well so far. Just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By dl242gt
I would use the rubber bushings for the earlier...

I would use the rubber bushings for the earlier setup like that. They are solid rubber and if you are looking more for the comfort side of things they work well. I usually install and remove them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By dl242gt
If you can get your hands on an original cable....

If you can get your hands on an original cable. They have unlimited adjustment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By dl242gt
The bottom picture is the light bulb holder that...

The bottom picture is the light bulb holder that goes in the heater control panel behind your hand. There are two spots for bulbs on that panel and one bulb goes at the top of the center stack cover...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By dl242gt
The easiest way is to get the tray and use both...

The easiest way is to get the tray and use both fuel filters. That way you can use the stock connector pipe to go between the fuel filter and pump. Or another choice is while at the salvage yard you...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 670
Posted By dl242gt
One interesting thing that I experienced with the...

One interesting thing that I experienced with the B6 was using them with stock springs vs using them with the IPD springs. When using them with stock springs and this is with the calibration from...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 30,843
Posted By dl242gt
I kind of dig the wooden engine mounts. It's like...

I kind of dig the wooden engine mounts. It's like a safety feature. In a bad crash they can snap like a twig so the engine goes under the car. Volvo safety! :)
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 670
Posted By dl242gt
I've only used B6 in 240s but that is my...

I've only used B6 in 240s but that is my experience. The B6 is a firm ride that can be too harsh for some. I'm fine with it. I will say that I've also used Konis and it's great to have the adjustment...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By dl242gt
Your fuel filter is supposed to be at the top of...

Your fuel filter is supposed to be at the top of the left side of the firewall. The fuel accumulator is no longer needed if your engine is EFI fuel management. The accumulator is only needed for kjet...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By dl242gt
You only need to grease the splines and the guide...

You only need to grease the splines and the guide tube that the throwout bearing slides on. I use a high temp moly grease which lasts a long time.
It's what is used in CV joints.

Any grease...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By dl242gt
Disconnect your stereo to eliminate that power...

Disconnect your stereo to eliminate that power off draw. That will take away a chunk of the 100ma that is still a draw.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By dl242gt
Plus when you pry off the cover you will be...

Plus when you pry off the cover you will be pulling on the wiring for the speed sensor which will invariably crack and probably break while futzing with the cover removal. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By dl242gt
The aftermarket sedan tail light circuit cards...

The aftermarket sedan tail light circuit cards are so thin. It's amazing there is enough material to have the copper trace on it. If you poke too hard with your finger you'll tear it. Instead of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,818
Posted By dl242gt
Too many factors involved to give a good psi to...

Too many factors involved to give a good psi to afr levels. Maybe someone like Kenny who has dyno experience with seeing these kinds of changes. This is where your wideband should help as you will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By dl242gt
First choice would be nice condition used...

First choice would be nice condition used original. If you must have new then the genuine Volvo ones are the best. I've used the Swedish Car Parts ones on my 93 and they are very nice. Use a 1073...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By dl242gt
I know this seems basic. But if you are adjusting...

I know this seems basic. But if you are adjusting the clutch with the return spring on the throwout bearing arm. You can't tell what the free play is. Try loosening the adjustment all the way and see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By dl242gt
There is also an inner rocker that rusts out....

There is also an inner rocker that rusts out. It's available from VP Autoparts. The door post is no longer available. I have to repair that on my car and so far it seems like I have to cut from a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By dl242gt
I think the newer seat back is a bit wider and...

I think the newer seat back is a bit wider and more foam is used at the top. I would do exactly what you are thinking. Just be sure it's high density foam so it will last and not flatten with seat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By dl242gt
I think my n/a car runs better with the over the...

I think my n/a car runs better with the over the axle setup. I have used the genuine Volvo replacement exhaust which was over the axle. That's what they will sell you now so they went for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By dl242gt
Exhaust system info that I know from experience. ...

Exhaust system info that I know from experience.
Around 1977-78 Volvo changed to an under the axle exhaust for North American cars. The rest of the world continued to get over the axle exhaust. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,184
Posted By dl242gt
I don't know the measurement. But the opening in...

I don't know the measurement. But the opening in the caliper for the vented rotors is slightly wider for the vented rotor. Also the pins holding the brake pads are longer than the solid rotor version.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By dl242gt
In my experience the heated mirrors were only...

In my experience the heated mirrors were only available if you also had power mirrors. I would consider good used from voluparts or ebay. I recently had to get a replacement right side mirror and...
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