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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,631
Posted By Murploid1
Are you sure that the intank pump is providing...

Are you sure that the intank pump is providing enough fuel flow to the main pump? My car was making exactly the same noises until i installed the upgraded pump. Other symptoms I had were loss of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,631
Posted By Murploid1
I had similar issues with my 82 turbo. I was...

I had similar issues with my 82 turbo. I was convinced that replacing the in-tank pump would resolve the issue. It did not. Replaced main pump (Bosch) still same issue. Caused me issues for months,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,660
Posted By Murploid1
I personally think LED headlights on cars of this...

I personally think LED headlights on cars of this age look bad - I am sure that they are brighter, and make for safer driving.

I have a 240 with quads and simply replaced with these: ...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 108,444
Posted By Murploid1
Hmmm interesting. Not sure my car has one. Its a...

Hmmm interesting. Not sure my car has one. Its a 1982 Kjet turbo car. I don't remember seeing that and i have had the intake manifold off.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 108,444
Posted By Murploid1
Can you tell me the location of that idle air...

Can you tell me the location of that idle air control valve?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,760
Posted By Murploid1
I would agree with that. I daily drive a 1982 244...

I would agree with that. I daily drive a 1982 244 Turbo @ 15psi. (shimmed fuel distributor)

The car has the stock Kjet fuel system. For me timing is a bigger issue than fuel..
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 108,444
Posted By Murploid1
Let me know how you get on / how you manage to...

Let me know how you get on / how you manage to fix that hood hinge? I replaced a hinge recently and the hood doesn't sit down - looks EXACTLY like yours.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,551
Posted By Murploid1
ok. I am going to remove it and see if that fixes...

ok. I am going to remove it and see if that fixes the issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,551
Posted By Murploid1
Why would that affect the odometer? Doesn't...

Why would that affect the odometer?

Doesn't the odometer work via the speedometer cable? The cable essentially turns the cogs that display speed, mileage and the trip?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,551
Posted By Murploid1
Odometer Advice

Hello,

Car: 1982 Volvo 244T

I had the instrument cluster out a few weeks back to change the light bulbs, the speedometer cable was removed - managed to get it back on (its a new cable). Issue...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,511
Posted By Murploid1
Very interesting write up. Thanks for posting! ...

Very interesting write up. Thanks for posting!

I will say this however, I upgraded my standard Volvo intercooler (car is a 244T) to a Do88 and was VERY surprised at the difference it made. No Dyno...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,388
Posted By Murploid1
Was wondering about that... Cable is only...

Was wondering about that...

Cable is only months old, not sure why it would need adjusting.

Not even sure how to do that, cant seem to manage to loosen the bolts without getting to the point of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,714
Posted By Murploid1
Thanks. I will slide it out and take a look..

Thanks. I will slide it out and take a look..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,714
Posted By Murploid1
Main cluster turn signal indicators

I had the main cluster out enough recently to replace the bulbs (changed to LED).

Today the right side turn signal indicator stopped illuminating - the bulbs still flash, just not showing it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,388
Posted By Murploid1
Yes, my AW71 was out recently for some work,...

Yes, my AW71 was out recently for some work, fluids were all changed. Changes gear very easily...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,388
Posted By Murploid1
55F

55F
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,388
Posted By Murploid1
I was wondering about that, hence I made...

I was wondering about that, hence I made reference to the colder weather.

Car was only driven for around 15 mins..

Will assess again another day on a longer drive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,388
Posted By Murploid1
IPD turbo cam, adjustable cam gear, kjet, running...

IPD turbo cam, adjustable cam gear, kjet, running 15psi boost.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,388
Posted By Murploid1
Aw71 shift points

Hello,

Car: 82 244 turbo, AW71 transmission

Is there a way or why would shift points change in my AW71?

Last week at WOT in 1st gear and beyond it would change at 6,000rpm.

This week WOT...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By Murploid1
I think its 15% all around...

I think its 15% all around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,467
Posted By Murploid1
Modified my bulbs and got them working. What a...

Modified my bulbs and got them working. What a difference, i can now see the gauges! Thanks all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,467
Posted By Murploid1
I see bulbs like these have one connection on...

I see bulbs like these have one connection on each side
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,467
Posted By Murploid1
I purchased a T5 194 - its rated at 1.5W. ...

I purchased a T5 194 - its rated at 1.5W.

Thanks for the info on modifying - fixing that short.

You are correct the original has only one contact each side, I am looking at it now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,467
Posted By Murploid1
Can you give me more detail here? Remove a...

Can you give me more detail here? Remove a contact where?

Here are pictures of the bulb and holder

Holder: https://imgur.com/M5EZ99X

LED Bulb: https://imgur.com/YfhwtJS
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,467
Posted By Murploid1
So I attempted to replace the main cluster bulbs...

So I attempted to replace the main cluster bulbs today - purchased T10 LED's.

I installed one to check however it did not work at all. The result is all other lights go out (triple gauge. no fuses...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By Murploid1
Yes, repainted. Has had a major mechanical...

Yes, repainted.

Has had a major mechanical and cosmetic upgrade.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By Murploid1
Thanks. It is indeed the car. I have done a huge...

Thanks. It is indeed the car. I have done a huge amount of work to it since.

Take a look:

https://imgur.com/s0AHEjU

https://imgur.com/avCOZqE

https://imgur.com/NZPWSnI
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,467
Posted By Murploid1
I resolved it. Was able to pull enough cable...

I resolved it. Was able to pull enough cable through so that I could get the nut back on. Hands are torn up but its on lol.

Just need to replace the bulbs now...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,467
Posted By Murploid1
Can anyone advise on LED or better than OE...

Can anyone advise on LED or better than OE replacement bulbs for the instrument gauge? I removed the binnacle and got to the two bulbs - they appear to be working but are very dim. Need an upgrade.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By Murploid1
Oh man..Not sure I am willing to spend all that...

Oh man..Not sure I am willing to spend all that effort to remove that stupid sender. Not this year anyway...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By Murploid1
I had another look at the sender in the car its...

I had another look at the sender in the car its the "g" & "WK" - wired correctly, the green plug on the G.

On the new sender ("S" & "-") I have swapped the connectors so that the smaller one is on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By Murploid1
To be clear I haven't installed the new sender...

To be clear I haven't installed the new sender unit yet. Installed is what appears to be the original - but it looks just like the "new" unit pictured above.

I was interested in what tests should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By Murploid1
Apparently the sender is NOS - I got it from user...

Apparently the sender is NOS - I got it from user "15A" on here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,507
Posted By Murploid1
My Kjet car idles very lumpy when its cold - rich...

My Kjet car idles very lumpy when its cold - rich and I have an IPD Turbo cam. However, point to note is that frequency valve never stops buzzing - that would worry me. i found this old post by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By Murploid1
Pictures of the sender unit: ...

Pictures of the sender unit:

https://imgur.com/FaGAuV7

https://imgur.com/RL1w3U9

The unit in the car seems to be the same.

There must be some sort of grounding issue here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By Murploid1
The wires are not reversed. The terminals on the...

The wires are not reversed. The terminals on the sender are different sizes, the smaller plug cannot be plugged into the larger terminal.

My replacement sender is marked “S” and “-” pretty sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By Murploid1
82 244 oil pressure guage

Hello,

I have an issue with my 1982 244 and its oil pressure gauge. As soon as power (electrical) is applied the gauge pegs itself to maximum. This has been an issue ever since I had the car,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,467
Posted By Murploid1
Excellent! Thanks all!

Excellent! Thanks all!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,467
Posted By Murploid1
1982 244 Instrument Bulbs

Hello,

Can anyone advise the correct bulb for the boost, or oil pressure gauges?

They are tiny bulbs that sit in a plastic housing that then is inserted into the back of the gauge.

I am...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,312
Posted By Murploid1
I did not. Looks like it has the same numbers at...

I did not. Looks like it has the same numbers at the bottom as the old and original relay - may give that a shot!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,312
Posted By Murploid1
1982 244 - LED Turn Signal Bulbs

Hello,

Has anyone replaced the standard incandescent turn signal bulbs on an old Volvo with LED's?

I have replaced the bulbs on the front of my car, and as expected the blink too quickly given...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,585
Posted By Murploid1
I ordered some base and clear coat from these...

I ordered some base and clear coat from these guys a couple of days ago:

https://www.paintscratch.com/

My car was actually just painted a few weeks ago but I managed to get a couple of stone...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,248
Posted By Murploid1
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,248
Posted By Murploid1
Hmmm....I have some sort of bracket, but they are...

Hmmm....I have some sort of bracket, but they are heavily bent, and do not have the two holes depicted, just one on the inside.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,248
Posted By Murploid1
240 rear mudlfaps

Hello,

I bought mud flaps for the rear of my 1982 244 (MTC), I assumed I could just bolt them in!

Do they require a bracket?

Looking at my car there seems to be some sort of metal flap, but...
Forum: showroom 10-27-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By Murploid1
Great tip!

Great tip!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,352
Posted By Murploid1
yes, its an 82 244. There are three seals....

yes, its an 82 244.

There are three seals. Two internal and one felt seal, which I believe does nothing more than help with preventing debris and reduce noise in cabin.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,352
Posted By Murploid1
Sunroof Seals

This is in reference to the outer felt seal..

Is there a particular way to install this seal? Is it simply a case of sticking it down with the roof open? I imagine the two others are more complex...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,036
Posted By Murploid1
And then the problem struck again this evening. I...

And then the problem struck again this evening. I tightened the inlet manifold - went down to 1100rpm.

Ordered a genuine Volvo gasket, will take more care fitting it this time..

Seems to only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,036
Posted By Murploid1
update, found the issue! I checked the o2 sensor...

update, found the issue! I checked the o2 sensor and it was loose! Not sure how i missed that or why i didn't tighten properly.

Anyway, tightened it up and the idle is now back to 900rpm.

Shame...
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