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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 06:12 PM
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Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for that romp on the track! Is that the...

Thanks for that romp on the track! Is that the 2jz powered car? Really fun to see you handling the wagon around those turns. You got that thing handling very predictable and stable. Tearing up that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By dl242gt
I'll assume you mean the blue rocker snowflake...

I'll assume you mean the blue rocker snowflake switch on the late model cars. I have had that switch get dirty internal contacts and no longer pass current. Those are the type of switches you can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By dl242gt
FCPEuro and Rock Auto both carry Hepu pumps if I...

FCPEuro and Rock Auto both carry Hepu pumps if I recall correctly. Another good affordable pump I've seen mentioned is Gates branded. Good local supply and price or online. I think Summit racing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By dl242gt
They don't fail much. Just corrode and fail here...

They don't fail much. Just corrode and fail here in the rust belt. I'd suggest buying good used ones from a place like voluparts in Atlanta area. Also the salvage yards in CA, AZ will have good used.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,990
Posted By dl242gt
The overdrive pump is always working. It's just...

The overdrive pump is always working. It's just whether it's going to the bypass or is actuated and engaging the overdrive. If it is off you are fine driving without it. If you know it's making low...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By dl242gt
If both cars have abs then you are fine swapping...

If both cars have abs then you are fine swapping the diffs. The electric speedo used 12 tooth tone ring then when abs became available it was changed to 48 tooth tone ring. So you'll want to keep...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By dl242gt
As far as I know the b234F engines I've seen use...

As far as I know the b234F engines I've seen use the ports on the throttle body. They make ported vacuum which gradually increases with the throttle opening. The small port opens the purge valve and...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By dl242gt
Can you tell us a bit more about what you are...

Can you tell us a bit more about what you are trying to accomplish? A restoration/custom car? I've never heard of door latches described that way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By dl242gt
Nice work getting that thing out.

Nice work getting that thing out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By dl242gt
I too have had these cause a no start then you...

I too have had these cause a no start then you come back later and it starts fine. Volvo updated these things and there is supposed to be a white marker on the updated ones. Although I would still...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By dl242gt
As suggested you'll want to use a carb for the...

As suggested you'll want to use a carb for the simplest way to run and engine on a stand. You will also need a distributor that has it's own mechanical advance built in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By dl242gt
There used to be a list like that with the VCOA....

There used to be a list like that with the VCOA. They listed Volvo dealers and independent shops. I haven't been a member for a few years so I don't know if that list is still viable. Around here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By dl242gt
I'm pretty sure the cold start valve is the usual...

I'm pretty sure the cold start valve is the usual bosch one. You could get that off any LH2.4 car using a cold start valve. Put a request in the wanted section and I'm sure someone will have that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By dl242gt
A genuine Volvo belt is good stuff. Probably made...

A genuine Volvo belt is good stuff. Probably made by Continental anyway. The Gates kevlar blue timing belts are probably good for double the replacement interval on a stock engine. The regular rubber...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By dl242gt
Yep, that lets moisture right into the sensor and...

Yep, that lets moisture right into the sensor and it will affect the sensors operation. Good find!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By dl242gt
You are usually expected to get your own...

You are usually expected to get your own hardware. I'm sure if you asked them they would supply you some. I think it's a 8mm 1.25 allen head bolt about 20mm long. Make sure its a grade 10.9 bolt....
Forum: showroom 06-11-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By dl242gt
Glad to see you working on this beast again!

Glad to see you working on this beast again!
Forum: showroom 06-11-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By dl242gt
Kind of close. However, the Volvo has that...

Kind of close. However, the Volvo has that charisma a blue car can have while the Taco just looks like a meh truck to me. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By dl242gt
Also the hose from the mass air sensor to the...

Also the hose from the mass air sensor to the intake of the turbo can get sucked shut causing the the issue you describe. The hoses on the hot side near the turbo get very oily and decay as John...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By dl242gt
You'll want to find out if the engine is missing...

You'll want to find out if the engine is missing spark or fuel when this is happening. Also want to make sure the timing belt hasn't slipped by making sure the timing marks are in alignment. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By dl242gt
If the engine is missing 12v at the injectors...

If the engine is missing 12v at the injectors when it is not starting. That can be the radio suppression relay or it's connections. It's a relay on the left side of the engine on the inner left...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you got it running better. That's some...

Glad you got it running better. That's some pretty scary knock when it happens like that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By dl242gt
Looking at the drivers side video it doesn't seem...

Looking at the drivers side video it doesn't seem like it comes on at all. The right side looks pretty normal to me. I have experienced bad blinker relays that only worked on one side of the car. But...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By dl242gt
You can test the plug wires with a squirt bottle...

You can test the plug wires with a squirt bottle of water and see if that makes the car stall. Plug wires can look fine but still leak spark.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By dl242gt
The most common problem with rain driving issues...

The most common problem with rain driving issues are bad spark plug wires. They may be cross firing and shorting to each other or shorting to the valve cover. You could try insulating them from each...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you got that figured out. Keep on rolling!

Glad you got that figured out. Keep on rolling!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By dl242gt
No, ring terminals are used on aftermarket pumps....

No, ring terminals are used on aftermarket pumps. The original pumps use pin contact terminals with a locking plastic cover so they can't rattle off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By dl242gt
A synthetic oil would be my first step to...

A synthetic oil would be my first step to extending trans service life. The turbo cars came with an external oil cooler which would bolt on to an n/a car. If your car is going to be turbo I wouldn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By dl242gt
You can buy a sender with both the warning light...

You can buy a sender with both the warning light and pressure connections on it. The senders are rated for the pressure range of your gauge. So for example the volvo 5 bar pressure gauge uses the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By dl242gt
So, there aren't catalytic converters on your...

So, there aren't catalytic converters on your cars?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By dl242gt
I have experience on 240 with both the B6 and the...

I have experience on 240 with both the B6 and the Konis. I love the Konis adjustability and with that they can work with a larger range of springs. However, the B6 has proven to be very good and with...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,313
Posted By dl242gt
Great job on the car. Certainly attaining 'what...

Great job on the car. Certainly attaining 'what volvo should have built status'!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By dl242gt
Well done. You are also removing the fumes from...

Well done. You are also removing the fumes from the environment which is a good thing to do. I'm surprised your car didn't have the charcoal canistor from the factory.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By dl242gt
When you use your meter to check out the temp...

When you use your meter to check out the temp sensor. You can go to the ecu and Icu. Remove the connectors and you can measure on the connector. That way you check the wiring at the same time. This...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,019
Posted By dl242gt
Oh well, hope you get it sorted out.

Oh well, hope you get it sorted out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,144
Posted By dl242gt
Cryo hardened rotors are a great addition to...

Cryo hardened rotors are a great addition to helping your rotors last a long time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By dl242gt
Why not evacuate the system? Disconnect the lines...

Why not evacuate the system? Disconnect the lines and get new orings and use anaerobic thread sealant on the fittings and threads. If the grid itself is leaking you can solder it or have a radiator...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By dl242gt
There are two versions of these cylinder heads....

There are two versions of these cylinder heads. large coolant passages and small coolant passages. The head gasket is made to work with either type. You probably have a large coolant passage head...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, that new sensor can go in the bin. Your old...

Yes, that new sensor can go in the bin. Your old sensor measures correctly and you can still use it. I too have received a brand new sensor that was defective in the last year. FYI these sensors are...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By dl242gt
Bilstein B6 aka HD will work fine with lowering...

Bilstein B6 aka HD will work fine with lowering springs. If I was buying new Konis. I'd get them from Kaplenke.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By dl242gt
You using the grease on the threads of the sensor...

You using the grease on the threads of the sensor insulated the sensor from the engine block. This makes the sensor read infinite ohms which can cause the fault you see. First I'd measure the sensor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,864
Posted By dl242gt
For the sensors, I like to put a thin layer of...

For the sensors, I like to put a thin layer of sealant on the washer if it uses one or just a bit at the end of the threads. Some sensors use ground through the engine like the coolant temp sensor so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,864
Posted By dl242gt
The high heat cycles wear the gaskets out. The...

The high heat cycles wear the gaskets out. The studs can break from corrosion and the heaat cycling, too. However, a well done job usually lasts a long time. Upwards of 100k miles I'd think. You can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By dl242gt
Very often you get corrosion on that ignition amp...

Very often you get corrosion on that ignition amp due it's location by the battery. Make sure it's clean and tight. Some of that insulating grease is helpful in the connector. With the test light on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,864
Posted By dl242gt
Good find. Those gaskets are sneaky leak when you...

Good find. Those gaskets are sneaky leak when you can't hear it. Sometimes it sounds like a ticking valve. The Volvo and Elring gaskets are both fine to use in my experience. I would lean toward the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By dl242gt
The place to start is the negative terminal 1 on...

The place to start is the negative terminal 1 on the coil with a test light. If there is no flashing when cranking then you know you have no trigger signal to the coil. Then move to the ignition amp...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,682
Posted By dl242gt
Not the Wurth copper based anti seize. That stuff...

Not the Wurth copper based anti seize. That stuff is fantastic.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,339
Posted By dl242gt
Nice to see an east coast survivor in that great...

Nice to see an east coast survivor in that great blue! Great job on the car and you'll really love how much more fun the car is with the manual!

PS Use a 164 engine mount for the trans and enjoy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By dl242gt
It's the tropical weather rated version of the...

It's the tropical weather rated version of the Aisen fan clutch. Volvo had a standard and tropical rated fan clutches available.

I've never had a lot of these fail. It's usually a reliable long...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By dl242gt
Your meyle or moog question made me think of...

Your meyle or moog question made me think of marty and moog of mighty car mods.
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