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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By dbarton
Thank you. I'm hoping to also identify when...

Thank you.
I'm hoping to also identify when the size changed. My guess is maybe '89.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By dbarton
70 mm has to be incorrect. I have an original 2.4...

70 mm has to be incorrect. I have an original 2.4 harness here and the OD of the back side of the grommet is 70 mm. Front side OD is 60 mm. It appears to fit a hole *around* 52 to maybe 55 mm.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,109
Posted By dbarton
Optimized is a good word. Smarter people than us...

Optimized is a good word. Smarter people than us designed these systems around the available refrigerants at the time. My experience is strictly with TXV cars, so I don't know how Duracool would or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By dbarton
240 Firewall EFI Harness Hole SIZES

I'm trying to find some accurate sizes Volvo used for right side 240 round firewall grommet holes. I believe the hole size changed over the years because grommets became larger in later years.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,109
Posted By dbarton
I'm disappointed. I would have hoped to see more...

I'm disappointed. I would have hoped to see more information about HC refrigerants. I won't uselessly argue that my Duracool 240 blows plenty cold, because I know different cars have different...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,109
Posted By dbarton
$200? Or you can get a good one for under...

$200?
Or you can get a good one for under $100 here: https://coldhose.com/collections/parallel-flow-condensers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,109
Posted By dbarton
Can't comment on the factory Volvo '93 condenser,...

Can't comment on the factory Volvo '93 condenser, but if you buy a UNIVERSAL, the fittings may not quite match up to the stock hoses. I had to make a new high pressure hose (condenser to compressor)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,109
Posted By dbarton
It's not just you.

It's not just you.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,064
Posted By dbarton
Here it is. 1990. Dave

Here it is. 1990.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By dbarton
My 240 has a 3.91 rear diff and that same trans. ...

My 240 has a 3.91 rear diff and that same trans. I swapped the 0.63 5th for a 0.72. This changed my highway cruising at 75 mph from 2500 to 2850 rpm (215/45-17 tires), which still works for me and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By dbarton
I sold a LOT of the genuine Aisin HD fan clutches...

I sold a LOT of the genuine Aisin HD fan clutches in my page many years ago until FCP began getting them from some source that allowed them to sell for far less that my wholesale price. Made me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,931
Posted By dbarton
I've seen this exact thing happen when the...

I've seen this exact thing happen when the installer forgets to degrease the rotor surface (shipping grease to keep rotor from rusting in storage). But if you've been in the auto service business for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,759
Posted By dbarton
Fuse 6 is not used for the main pump. It get...

Fuse 6 is not used for the main pump. It get power directly. No fuse. Fuse 4 is used for the in tank pump, so removing fuse 4 will disable the in tank. If you need a diagram, I have it here:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By dbarton
I made a diagram for the vent controller years...

I made a diagram for the vent controller years ago and put it here: https://www.240turbo.com/volvovacuumdiagrams.html
Dave
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,189
Posted By dbarton
Pulling the gauge cluster like you did sure...

Pulling the gauge cluster like you did sure helps. Long extension for the ratchet wrench. I can think of far worse jobs on a 240.

Car looks great. It seems like more of these are getting the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,064
Posted By dbarton
I think you have that pretty much as it happened....

I think you have that pretty much as it happened. I have heard they wanted all the attention put into the 700 and the 240 was to be phased out much sooner that it was, but sales of the 240 remained...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By dbarton
Sorry.

Sorry.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,384
Posted By dbarton
Mirrors and switches all changed between '91 and...

Mirrors and switches all changed between '91 and '92 from one motor to two motors. I have all of the info in my page, but most of it's pertaining to 240. But I have lots of 740 switch info and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,109
Posted By dbarton
Bought mine here:...

Bought mine here: https://coldhose.com/collections/parallel-flow-condensers
Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,318
Posted By dbarton
There probably is. Train horns come to mind....

There probably is. Train horns come to mind. Extremely loud, but similar horns are on most semi trucks, which no one seems to mind.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,318
Posted By dbarton
Will they actually fail a car because the horn...

Will they actually fail a car because the horn sounds different?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,318
Posted By dbarton
i have a 240 horn diagram for relay use in my...

i have a 240 horn diagram for relay use in my Cadillac Horn Page: https://www.240turbo.com/horns.html
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,764
Posted By dbarton
Or until he could unload the car. If you...

Or until he could unload the car.

If you want it corrected "for safety" without spending money on another ECU, I have cures here:
https://www.240turbo.com/fuelpumprelay.html#universalcontroller...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,951
Posted By dbarton
Little of that made sense to me. Do this. ...

Little of that made sense to me.

Do this. touch a grounded wire to pin 31b on the step relay. If it switches between high and low, that's the problem. The lever is not sending the ground...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,509
Posted By dbarton
Not familiar with a York PS pump. York made AC...

Not familiar with a York PS pump. York made AC compressors.
I'm guessing it's a Saginaw pump like first photo below?

My setup is not comparable, I still have AC (newer rotary compressor) and I...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-27-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,703
Posted By dbarton
If you're up to a challenge, you might build your...

If you're up to a challenge, you might build your own. Not cheap, but you'll get a premium set that will outlast anything else. Mine have been on my car for 11 years.

I made a how to page:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By dbarton
Thanks. Regarding the need to have that solid...

Thanks. Regarding the need to have that solid long tooth for LH 2.4, I searched a number of related TB posts before posting and the consensus flip-flopped in this subject.

And regarding the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By dbarton
Nice clarification. I didn't catch the subtle...

Nice clarification. I didn't catch the subtle difference "/" versus "-".
Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By dbarton
LH 2.4/EZK Flywheel 60-1 or 60-2 Reconciliation

While doing some obsessive research into the flywheel profile for EZ-116K, I now have some questions about some inconsistent information.

Volvo factory flywheels and flexplates have HOLES (or...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,139
Posted By dbarton
I like that heavy flange. Nice piece.

I like that heavy flange. Nice piece.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,139
Posted By dbarton
That's not gonna work. Dave

That's not gonna work.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,139
Posted By dbarton
No. That looks like the stock small diameter only.

No. That looks like the stock small diameter only.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,139
Posted By dbarton
At one time this place offered a T3 to 3 inch...

At one time this place offered a T3 to 3 inch stainless downpipe flange and I bought one for my downpipe, but it appears they now only offer one for T25/Td04. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,703
Posted By dbarton
Here's the diagnostic for that. It's pin 30 on...

Here's the diagnostic for that. It's pin 30 on the LH ECU.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,703
Posted By dbarton
LH 2.4 elevates the idle when the shifter is put...

LH 2.4 elevates the idle when the shifter is put in drive or reverse. So it's possible its getting an incorrect signal from that. It also elevates idle when the AC is activated.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By dbarton
Here ya go.

Here ya go.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,525
Posted By dbarton
This image will explain the difference in the two...

This image will explain the difference in the two circuit types for 740 NA versus turbo.

If needed, the rest of this pin function set is in my harness page at...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,295
Posted By dbarton
I watched Season 5 Episode 60 of Engine Masters...

I watched Season 5 Episode 60 of Engine Masters last night. Anyone building an exhaust would be well served by watching it.

They make it clear that dyno is not the same as a car. And of course...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,799
Posted By dbarton
Here's the Sten Parner pan that supposedly is a...

Here's the Sten Parner pan that supposedly is a Group A copy.
Has two trap doors inside.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,126
Posted By dbarton
Extra heat because: turbo. Big difference.

Extra heat because: turbo. Big difference.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,954
Posted By dbarton
It didn't appear clear that you installed the...

It didn't appear clear that you installed the B21ET CPR. If you're unsure, it will have Bosch PN 0 438 140 082.
There's a pic of this one here: ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,581
Posted By dbarton
A "new" (used) G80 is certainly not expensive, so...

A "new" (used) G80 is certainly not expensive, so I would replace it. I don't know what breaks in there if anything did, but I do know using the incorrect lube will destroy the clutches and create...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,325
Posted By dbarton
Ok. This thing. It's connected to the positive...

Ok. This thing. It's connected to the positive post. I can't guess as to how that interfered with MSD.
Dave

https://www.prancingmoose.com/boschcoillabelgrayoriglo.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,325
Posted By dbarton
Connected to positive or negative side of the...

Connected to positive or negative side of the coil? A photo would help a lot more.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,399
Posted By dbarton
If anyone else came up with a method we didn't...

If anyone else came up with a method we didn't think of, I'd like to hear. I solved mine by eventually going with standalone EMS.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,399
Posted By dbarton
I tried a number of variations on this back in my...

I tried a number of variations on this back in my K-Jet days. Yes, you can increase the total amount of retard this way, but it doesn't work well at all. After a lot of testing, I found the design of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,942
Posted By dbarton
That was definitely easier.

That was definitely easier.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,942
Posted By dbarton
And then prepare to spend it again in a couple...

And then prepare to spend it again in a couple years when it no longer removes enough gases.
CARB knows best!
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,296
Posted By dbarton
I did this exactly back in 2001 when I installed...

I did this exactly back in 2001 when I installed the stroker B26FT, but my reason was to keep Calif smog techs from noticing I no longer had K-Jet.

Currently I use the simple cone filter in my...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-08-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,357
Posted By dbarton
Ok, so then maybe we can surmise the weird...

Ok, so then maybe we can surmise the weird progressive spring rates were just not compatible with a proper tune for Koni Sports.

Question: For highway cruising, does it feel like the new springs...
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