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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 02:14 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By 2manyturbos
That’s pathetic. What a lame excuse. BTW, $300...

That’s pathetic. What a lame excuse. BTW, $300 should easily cover a 4 cylinder valve job on an 8 valve head unless a lot of parts need to be replaced.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,502
Posted By 2manyturbos
I just measured a set of late model sedan springs...

I just measured a set of late model sedan springs at .473” which converts to 12mm. I’m almost positive I’ve had a couple of sets of sedan springs that measured .485”. They are long gone now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By 2manyturbos
I see it now. The easiest solution is to buy a ...

I see it now. The easiest solution is to buy a 1989-1992 240 engine harness and swap that in. Then, either add the resistor pack from your 940 or run hi impedance injectors. Don't even attempt...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By 2manyturbos
Not enough information. What year is the 240? ...

Not enough information. What year is the 240? No, the brakes will not swap over. At least not the front brakes. The rear brakes would not be an upgrade as they use the same rotor and the caliper...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,502
Posted By 2manyturbos
The US market 240 sedans run 12.4mm rear springs....

The US market 240 sedans run 12.4mm rear springs. The wagons have 13mm rear springs.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,502
Posted By 2manyturbos
I put wagon springs cut ~ 3/4" and ground flat in...

I put wagon springs cut ~ 3/4" and ground flat in my 242. It was a nice upgrade. The overloads definitely raise the rear of a sedan. A customer of mine put them in his 1990 sedan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By 2manyturbos
ES-12 is set up for R134 charging equipment. ...

ES-12 is set up for R134 charging equipment. Just get an R-134 conversion port for the R-12 system and you’re good to go.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By 2manyturbos
The switch itself. Not the lock cylinder. The...

The switch itself. Not the lock cylinder. The switch is attached to the back end of the lock cylinder with two slotted screws. It is easiest to replace with the instrument cluster removed. You...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 01:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,502
Posted By 2manyturbos
Very reasonable. Well worth the price.

Very reasonable. Well worth the price.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By 2manyturbos
With Volvo I'm surprised it's not Whitworth just...

With Volvo I'm surprised it's not Whitworth just to make it interesting.
Forum: showroom 07-18-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 152,056
Posted By 2manyturbos
Last weekend was the SCCA Champion National Tour...

Last weekend was the SCCA Champion National Tour in Packwood, WA. I was hoping for one more event before running at Packwood in order to learn how the new to me Yokohama Advan A052 tires behave. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By 2manyturbos
If the car still has it's original ignition...

If the car still has it's original ignition switch, that could easily be the problem.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2021, 01:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,502
Posted By 2manyturbos
The 23/21 Turbo bars make for a nice handling...

The 23/21 Turbo bars make for a nice handling daily driver. Also, a set of the GT spec front springs. Supposedly you can still buy those aftermarket new. Do not use any poly bushings. You will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By 2manyturbos
Probably something more like a map gas. Propane...

Probably something more like a map gas. Propane doesn’t get very hot.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,502
Posted By 2manyturbos
That’s the same Volvo story for any old RWD...

That’s the same Volvo story for any old RWD Volvo. Welcome to the club.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 39,438
Posted By 2manyturbos
:rofl: Add methanol injection to keep it cool?

:rofl: Add methanol injection to keep it cool?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,072
Posted By 2manyturbos
There are multi-stage electronic boost...

There are multi-stage electronic boost controllers to deal with what you are concerned about.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,072
Posted By 2manyturbos
You just did a fantastic summation for us. ...

You just did a fantastic summation for us. There is absolutely no reason for you to be on here anymore because all you want to do is grandstand and insult anyone that doesn't think you are a god,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,072
Posted By 2manyturbos
Nobody has said you can't have your own opinion. ...

Nobody has said you can't have your own opinion. That's all that is going on here. Opinions. I don't want a peaky power plant in a car that has to see speeds anywhere from 5 mph to 120 mph. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,573
Posted By 2manyturbos
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,072
Posted By 2manyturbos
I'm pointing out for about the 10th time that...

I'm pointing out for about the 10th time that nobody can have a different opinion without you either thinking you are being attacked, or, that they are an idiot. In this case, you flipped it, trying...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,072
Posted By 2manyturbos
No. He’s trying to educate you. You’re presenting...

No. He’s trying to educate you. You’re presenting yourself as an idiot very well all by yourself.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,573
Posted By 2manyturbos
It's Kroil. ...

It's Kroil.

https://www.kroil.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI-77c84Lm8QIVHx-tBh16TgRoEAAYAiAAEgJvr_D_BwE
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,573
Posted By 2manyturbos
ATF or PB Blaster. Also, Marvel Mystery oil is...

ATF or PB Blaster. Also, Marvel Mystery oil is good for freeing up stuck engines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By 2manyturbos
Short answer, no. Remove the seals before...

Short answer, no. Remove the seals before painting the car. There is no way to tape off a fuzzy seal and have the paint layer terminate right up next to it. Besides that, the buffer will ruin the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,769
Posted By 2manyturbos
1/2 turn.

1/2 turn.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By 2manyturbos
It is certainly worth a try. If your customer...

It is certainly worth a try. If your customer doesn’t like it, then you can discuss the several thousand dollars it’s going to take to retrofit his car. I’ve used ES-12A in Volvo systems and it works...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By 2manyturbos
Go onto Envirosafe’s website and read up on ES...

Go onto Envirosafe’s website and read up on ES 12A. It is a direct, drop in replacement refrigerant. There is no point in putting a lot of money into converting that system to something that won’t...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By 2manyturbos
Just charge the system with Envirosafe ES12A and...

Just charge the system with Envirosafe ES12A and be done with it. It will get as cold as it did with R-12 and the Envirosafe is less likely to leak. You don't even have to flush the system or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By 2manyturbos
The stalk wires tend to break from flexing while...

The stalk wires tend to break from flexing while the dimmer function is being used. Other than the vacuum switch leaking, that is the most common problem with the cruise control system on a 740/940...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By 2manyturbos
We never got OBD2 940 models in the US. Can you...

We never got OBD2 940 models in the US. Can you borrow a scanner to read the codes?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By 2manyturbos
Ask your cruise control system what is wrong with...

Ask your cruise control system what is wrong with it.

https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/CruiseControl.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,769
Posted By 2manyturbos
The OP has an LH 2.0 system. There is no power...

The OP has an LH 2.0 system. There is no power stage.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,769
Posted By 2manyturbos
That looks like the AC compressor wire. It has...

That looks like the AC compressor wire. It has nothing to do with the problem you are having.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,769
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ That is the test. Replace the AMM with a...

^^

That is the test. Replace the AMM with a known good part.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,769
Posted By 2manyturbos
If it was a rebuilt unit rebuilt by Bosch then I...

If it was a rebuilt unit rebuilt by Bosch then I wouldn't suspect the AMM as the problem. Done by anyone else,it goes to the top of the list as a suspect part. I have never had an AMM that was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,769
Posted By 2manyturbos
Do you realize that unplugging it is not a test...

Do you realize that unplugging it is not a test of anything? That is some BS that has circulated through the Volvo community for ages.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,769
Posted By 2manyturbos
All are typical symptoms of a bad AMM.

All are typical symptoms of a bad AMM.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By 2manyturbos
The clutch pulley should turn easily by hand and...

The clutch pulley should turn easily by hand and so should the compressor shaft. If not, you have a problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is definitely a homemade kick down cable...

That is definitely a homemade kick down cable bracket on your car. The correct bracket sits back further. I should have something that will work on one of the intakes I have.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By 2manyturbos
The AW-71 never came in an NA 240. That...

The AW-71 never came in an NA 240. That transmission has to already be a transplant. That’s why it is different.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By 2manyturbos
Not enough to make a difference. I wonder if you...

Not enough to make a difference. I wonder if you have the correct bracket on your intake manifold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By 2manyturbos
You shouldn't need to change anything. That...

You shouldn't need to change anything. That AW-70 was behind a B23F.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,711
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's cool you still have the 77 242 from your...

That's cool you still have the 77 242 from your childhood. I still have the 69 F100 4X4 my dad bought in 1970 and I learned to drive in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,573
Posted By 2manyturbos
True. I had to do the same on an 87 740 T that...

True. I had to do the same on an 87 740 T that broke a rod and sent the intermediate shaft out through the back of the block. It was locked rock solid. Just make sure you slide the transmission...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,573
Posted By 2manyturbos
Don’t do that. You can damage the converter or...

Don’t do that. You can damage the converter or stator pulling a transmission that way. All you need is the flex plate in place in order to start the engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,711
Posted By 2manyturbos
Kenny, I agree with you. I would like to see...

Kenny, I agree with you. I would like to see discussions, not pissing matches. It’s that simple.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,711
Posted By 2manyturbos
I will do what I have to do to put an end to the...

I will do what I have to do to put an end to the drama that circulates around every thread I see you posting in. If you can’t grasp that concept, perhaps ask another moderator to explain it to you. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,711
Posted By 2manyturbos
Your behavior on here has caused us moderators to...

Your behavior on here has caused us moderators to have to “babysit” you in every thread you take part in. Either become part of the solution or I can guarantee you with 100% certainty the problem...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By 2manyturbos
Ester oil is what Volvo recommends.

Ester oil is what Volvo recommends.
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