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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By white855T
Big one is m16. Smaller is m14.

Big one is m16. Smaller is m14.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By white855T
I made some a while back. I believe I used 3/4 16...

I made some a while back. I believe I used 3/4 16 weld on heim joints. Need to look through old posts to be sure.
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By white855T
You can't use the bumper shocks from cars with...

You can't use the bumper shocks from cars with skinny bumpers. They physically fit but the commando bumper will not slide on the bumper shock plate. The newer bumper shock sits in a different...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By white855T
Automotive touch up with sell from pint to gallon.

Automotive touch up with sell from pint to gallon.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 307
Posted By white855T
Would not recommend a used denso. They are crap....

Would not recommend a used denso. They are crap. Get a rebuilt 100 amp Bosch from fcp.
Forum: website & board 11-26-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By white855T
It was happening to me nearly everytime for weeks...

It was happening to me nearly everytime for weeks but now it's clear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By white855T
sem camel is pretty close

sem camel is pretty close
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By white855T
The color isn't an exact match but it's good...

The color isn't an exact match but it's good enough. Not cheap but worth the money. You can find a used black center console and paint it to match.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By white855T
+1 if it's running, not even well. I'd rather...

+1 if it's running, not even well. I'd rather invest in maintenance. If it needs to be auto, swap an aw70/71. If manual is desired, he can do that too. I've never bought a kjet car running but would...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By white855T
I don't see where he said the car is running...

I don't see where he said the car is running good. It seems he won't be doing the work on car. If you leave this to a mechanic, all he's going to want to do is swap parts(more billable hours). I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By white855T
H4 lamps are affordable have good value. Good led...

H4 lamps are affordable have good value. Good led lights are very expensive. Sure you can use Chinese LEDs but they will be blinding to other drivers. How often will you drive your Volvo at night...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By white855T
If someone doesnt rebuild the kjet parts, they'll...

If someone doesnt rebuild the kjet parts, they'll have to pay a lot of money. 300-400 for rebuilt wur, $700 for fuel distributor, add engine harness/ignition harness, and fuel injectors. Not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By white855T
How come they didn't check the radio suppresion...

How come they didn't check the radio suppresion relay? Are they Volvo guys? Mainly the plug to relay but the relay could be bad but unlikely.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By white855T
I guess the relay could be bad but more than...

I guess the relay could be bad but more than likely the problem is with the plug. The 4 pole plug insulation is gone and the pin wires come out, which in turn won't fire the injectors. If everything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By white855T
I was giving the exact diameter but 8 mm or 5/16...

I was giving the exact diameter but 8 mm or 5/16 would be the hose that's available on bel metric. You could also of bought direct from Volvo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By white855T
12 mm for main fuel hose 7.9 mm for return ...

12 mm for main fuel hose
7.9 mm for return

Bel metric has what you need.

It's too expensive to buy Gates hose in bulk. That's usually what I would do. Instead I just buy enough for what I need...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By white855T
The threaded inserts can get damaged. I zip them...

The threaded inserts can get damaged. I zip them off with an impact and then use a thread chaser. Sometimes the bolts strip on removal. Old cars and all... Rusty cars are the worst. I won't work on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By white855T
I do this on a regular basis. There's nothing to...

I do this on a regular basis. There's nothing to it. If the nut loosens, you're good. The rusty ones never budge. I've never had one have a problem to seal up. Some luck involved but not enough to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By white855T
Bench vise will get them in and out. You have to...

Bench vise will get them in and out. You have to fiddle with them but they come out and will eventually go in.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
Posted By white855T
Yep. On smooth roads, they're great. Anything...

Yep. On smooth roads, they're great. Anything else sucks bad. Bilstein touring or kybs is good for a daily driver.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By white855T
The earlier foam is not a frame but I'll try to...

The earlier foam is not a frame but I'll try to get better pictures. Just didn't have a lot of time today.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52506490539_e3f212fd4b_c.jpg
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By white855T
They are still available from Volvo. Left side...

They are still available from Volvo. Left side https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/products/1130588/1372441.html right side https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/products/1207343/1372442.html

Swedish...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By white855T
The cable goes one way, under brake booster,...

The cable goes one way, under brake booster, running along the frame to the clutch fork.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By white855T
You just need blue b pillars and door pockets....

You just need blue b pillars and door pockets. Swedish car parts go you. Just search on ebay. They also have the center console/ebrake cover if you need it. Not cheap but worth it if you want the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By white855T
This is the best diagram for the 240t exhaust...

This is the best diagram for the 240t exhaust system.
https://www.240turbo.com/240texhaust2lo.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By white855T
What's the paint code? Looks like my 82 242 or my...

What's the paint code? Looks like my 82 242 or my 81 245. Very similar colors but not the same.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 270,362
Posted By white855T
Dan had a great time putting it together and I...

Dan had a great time putting it together and I enjoyed his build thread. Someone will get a very nice car. It's a win win for everyone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By white855T
To pop off cover and clean it/paint is a few...

To pop off cover and clean it/paint is a few hours of work. Op is already in the process of refurbusing his car. It wouldn't be a lot of extra work.




It wouldn't be any more extra work than...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By white855T
5/8 is the standard....

5/8 is the standard. http://www.atpturbo.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=ATP-OIL-024&Category_Code=OIL
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2022, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By white855T
Yeah mine came in a beat up box but no damage....

Yeah mine came in a beat up box but no damage. You would think they would reinforce box with cardboard to avoid damage during transit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By white855T
Both cushion and frame are different. I'll post a...

Both cushion and frame are different. I'll post a picture tomorrow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2022, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By white855T
Yeah, the lowest bolt is the drain. It won't...

Yeah, the lowest bolt is the drain. It won't completely drain but its good enough. Your diff cover doesn't use a gasket but a sealant.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By white855T
Junkyard run wherever you can find a 240. $50-60...

Junkyard run wherever you can find a 240. $50-60 for a pair of seat backs. Just unbolt them from the seat bottom and take them with you. As long as the seat backs have decent foam, you can reinforce...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By white855T
Those covers are for 86 and up. You need the seat...

Those covers are for 86 and up. You need the seat frame cushion to fill the seat cover.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,185
Posted By white855T
I've seen solid rotors up until 88. 89 would...

I've seen solid rotors up until 88. 89 would definitely had been when it was standard. When earlier models were fitted with front spoilers, they would also get the vented rotor/caliper setup(not...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,046
Posted By white855T
There is also the giffin motor mounts which are...

There is also the giffin motor mounts which are the cheapest out of all the available mounts.



Unless you want to keep the pcm in the engine bay, you won't be using any of it. Aftermarket...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,185
Posted By white855T
That's a lot, I'd be picking those every week.

That's a lot, I'd be picking those every week.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By white855T
You can still get a Volvo output seal. I ordered...

You can still get a Volvo output seal. I ordered some last year. I'd have to look up the part number.

https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/products/Volvo/Sealing-ring/1102203/235728.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 619
Posted By white855T
I always bolt motor mounts with brackets to...

I always bolt motor mounts with brackets to engine. Get passenger side in and then you can wiggle the engine so the driver side goes in. Most of the time the trans is attached. This is the easiest...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2022, 12:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By white855T
I would guess the wiring is shot on the rsr and...

I would guess the wiring is shot on the rsr and its not letting the injectors fire. Very common issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By white855T
No, you couldn't. If you don't know the history...

No, you couldn't. If you don't know the history of pump, just change it. What's $30 to spend to keep your car running?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By white855T
Hey man, do whatever you want. You want to use...

Hey man, do whatever you want. You want to use cheap parts, go for it. I just recommended getting genuine clips. I don't need explain why since you've already made up your mind.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By white855T
Yes do a genuine volvo resistor. Try to find a...

Yes do a genuine volvo resistor. Try to find a made in Canada or made in Mexico blower motor. Four seasons, vdo, Siemens, continental will usually say made in China. I can't remember what was the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By white855T
You can. You just need all the correct...

You can. You just need all the correct pieces(some people don't include grille mounts).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By white855T
It seems 92s are notorious for this. My 92 always...

It seems 92s are notorious for this. My 92 always leaks from heavy rain.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 52,020
Posted By white855T
Heres one with 3.27 gears. You could even get...

Heres one with 3.27 gears. You could even get with 3.08 gears(might a little harder to find).
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By white855T
Get the genuine volvo clips. You install clips...

Get the genuine volvo clips. You install clips first and then the trim slide into clips. Look at the back of trim and you'll see where it suppose to go. You do have to mess with it to get it right...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By white855T
I have solid mount brackets for sale if anyone...

I have solid mount brackets for sale if anyone needs a set. The motor mounts are $3 a piece.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2022, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,489
Posted By white855T
Your rubber is probably hard at this point...

Your rubber is probably hard at this point causing the window to rattle.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By white855T
You can find them on Ebay for $150-200 plus...

You can find them on Ebay for $150-200 plus shipping of course.
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