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Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 8587turbo
Took a close look at it today & it has a IPD tag...

Took a close look at it today & it has a IPD tag . Measured 30mm, but will confirm that once It's wiped down. Looks like a complete IPD sways & lowering springs. My trusty HF caliper read 1 1/4"...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,494
Posted By 8587turbo
Front sway bar 30mm?

Just came across a 745turbo (89) with a 30mm front sway & a 25mm IPD rear sway bar. Did IPD make a 30mm front sway ? no tag but could be black in color. has lowering springs .. RR spring broke when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,611
Posted By 8587turbo
Yeah, I know that it makes its own voltage ,was...

Yeah, I know that it makes its own voltage ,was trying to figure out what was a good voltage & after reading your no start thread I found out what it was, The problem was the air gap between the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2021, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,611
Posted By 8587turbo
Checking the CPS with Fluke meter the crank...

Checking the CPS with Fluke meter the crank sensor reads .109vac on the car that fails to start & on a known good car that starts crank sensor reads .260vac.

I've switched out crank sensors with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2021, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,611
Posted By 8587turbo
Yeah, looking for a easy way out & that's my...

Yeah, looking for a easy way out & that's my plan if no one has run into same problem. Will do some meter checks for voltage, grounds starting with power stage. BTW, have you seen a white 68...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,611
Posted By 8587turbo
B234 Engine wiring / No spark

Switched out a 89 B234 engine & installed a 1990 B234 engine using the 1990 engine wiring harness . Now no spark , has anyone encountered this problem? What I would really like to have is the wiring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,763
Posted By 8587turbo
Speedo issues can be solved by using Universal...

Speedo issues can be solved by using Universal Speedometer made by Dakota Digital, will correct for tire size & pulse coming from diff. can get speedo spot on with gps readings. Put one on my 745...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,281
Posted By 8587turbo
Did some research & found this on matthews volvo...

Did some research & found this on matthews volvo site. Its a 3 page thread but worth reading.



LOCTITE 518 is less than $10. on Ebay
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,281
Posted By 8587turbo
B234 head/cam carrier anaerobic sealer

In near future I'll be putting the cam carrier onto the head & would like to find out if using Permatex Gasket Making Compound 51813 is a good choice for this job ? Or is there a better anaerobic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,875
Posted By 8587turbo
Routine B230FT head gasket replacement

Just to be on the safe side when driving a 25-30 year old car, is it wise to change head gasket even there are no signs of leakage? I've seen them fail anywhere from 125-250k miles. Is head gasket...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,224
Posted By 8587turbo
S90 Rocker covers

On the S90 I have there are plastic rocker panel covers that extend the body to more flat sided look & protect side of car from mud/rocks,looks like a easy transfer from S90 to 940 anyone put the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,831
Posted By 8587turbo
you can use a Universal Speedometer from Dakota...

you can use a Universal Speedometer from Dakota Digital. worked for me
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/www.dakotadigital.com/index.cfm/page/ptype=results/category_id=287/mode=cat/cat287.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,484
Posted By 8587turbo
Thanks, that's info needed.

Thanks, that's info needed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 10:47 AM
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Views: 2,484
Posted By 8587turbo
Thanks, that's info needed.

Thanks, that's info needed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,484
Posted By 8587turbo
Both, but am concerned about how the bumper hooks...

Both, but am concerned about how the bumper hooks onto car. I purchased a S90 that needs towing & my tow bar system is set up for towing 740's & figured if someone has switched bumpers from a 960 to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,484
Posted By 8587turbo
960/S90 Bumpers

Will the front bumper from a S90 mount on a 740/940 sedan ? I did search & found several 940' to 740 but could not find anything on a S90/960 front bumper switch. Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,865
Posted By 8587turbo
In one of the threads this 3M tape was...

In one of the threads this 3M tape was recommended ...($41.00 a roll 60 ft) Is this what you used? seems costly !
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,865
Posted By 8587turbo
Installing a 960 wagon spoiler on a 945

I have a 960/V90 wagon spoiler that uses clips to attach to hatch, its a oem spoiler. I would like to install on my 945 wagon...but would require drilling holes for the clips in rear hatch. Anyone...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,887
Posted By 8587turbo
Front & rear bumpers removed rest of S90/960 RWD...

Front & rear bumpers removed rest of S90/960 RWD parts all there. About 180K miles
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,887
Posted By 8587turbo
S90 part out

I've come across a late 90's S90, with moon roof/headliner & most of car intact including 16" wheels . What would be worth taking before crushing ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,861
Posted By 8587turbo
Try ebay ...

Try ebay

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=Cat+Back+Exhaust+Fits+83-93+Turbo+Volvo+740+760+940&_sacat=0
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,852
Posted By 8587turbo
Speedo mileage wrong

Changed defective speedo out but now has incorrect mile reading, was 126k but now with new speedo its 225k, is there a way set the 225k back to 126k? Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,061
Posted By 8587turbo
Just a follow up on cost of paint $13.00 for 1/2...

Just a follow up on cost of paint $13.00 for 1/2 pint mixed by local shop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,061
Posted By 8587turbo
That's it ! thanks.

That's it ! thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,061
Posted By 8587turbo
Grill paint 940

The clear coat is peeling on the grill of my 940 its the blacked out model kind of a dark gray metallic or dark Charcoal with metallic paint, Anyone have any luck in coming close to matching factory...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,274
Posted By 8587turbo
24F

24F
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,907
Posted By 8587turbo
Thanks for the info & installation instructions...

Thanks for the info & installation instructions after reading have much better idea where the connectors are & the route they take.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,907
Posted By 8587turbo
Adding A Cruise Control to 940

Getting ready to install a cruise control in my 91 turbo, I've noted in several threads stating all US 740 ,940's were wired @ factory for cruise controls. Where do they hide the connectors for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,637
Posted By 8587turbo
I had same situation, installed a turbo exhaust...

I had same situation, installed a turbo exhaust on my N/A 740 by taking the down pipe from the turbo cutting the down pipe to match the part cut off the 740 n/a down pipe welded & all matched up just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,098
Posted By 8587turbo
No, this came out of a turbo 760 so that part...

No, this came out of a turbo 760 so that part should be OK.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,098
Posted By 8587turbo
90 760 instrument cluster (120mph)

A lot has been said about 91-92 7/9 instrument cluster failure due to bad capacitors , I've searched (but little is said about early 760 speedo's) to find info on the Yazaki 120mph out of a 1990 760...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,003
Posted By 8587turbo
Rock Auto may still have some on "close out sale"...

Rock Auto may still have some on "close out sale" I picked some ( both sizes just in case) up few months ago. Meyle.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,508
Posted By 8587turbo
Yeah, try Amazon, ebay but remember this is TB &...

Yeah, try Amazon, ebay but remember this is TB & everything is $14.99 or less.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Maximizer-Cat-Back-Exhaust-Fits-83-93-Turbo-Volvo-740-760-940/183480829561
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,508
Posted By 8587turbo
Thanks, thats a good start. RockAuto has the...

Thanks, thats a good start. RockAuto has the Center; w/o Multi-Link Suspension but nothing over axle. Have you used exhaust from 960 on a 940T? It looks like a good way to get larger pipe on a turbo
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,508
Posted By 8587turbo
2.5 inch after market exhaust for 745/945

What would be a good after market exhaust system ? I could build one myself but having hard time finding 2.5" over the axle pipe,noted some systems on Ebay but the mufflers are not what I want. Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,603
Posted By 8587turbo
Once you get that fixed put on a remote...

Once you get that fixed put on a remote open/close.. you'll be happy with results, about $15 Ebay/Amazon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,051
Posted By 8587turbo
Thanks for the details & pictures, I'm also...

Thanks for the details & pictures, I'm also putting a cruise on my 940 turbo, the question I have is concerning wiring & connectors did Volvo use the same wiring harness or will I need to get wiring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,415
Posted By 8587turbo
Driving lights for 940

I have a good set of 740 turbo (Bosch) driving lights has anyone installed on a 940? Any pictures? Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,804
Posted By 8587turbo
Good info thanks, FYI:Had a Volvo that came with...

Good info thanks, FYI:Had a Volvo that came with a battery blanket that was plugged into 120 vac to keep battery cca' s higher in cold weather.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,675
Posted By 8587turbo
Yeah,I doubt that it would show in parts book as...

Yeah,I doubt that it would show in parts book as they would sell it as an cable assembly , Think capacitor is a by pass filter that may not be needed with newer radios.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,675
Posted By 8587turbo
240 Antenna coax

When metering the coax cable leading from from antenna to radio was getting open circuit. I found that Volvo had put in a capacitor Very small cap at radio end of coax. I've never seen a cap in line...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,056
Posted By 8587turbo
"B" Cam Questions

My DD is a 745 N/A with turbo cam, larger turbo exhaust,K&N intake ,AW72 with 4:10 rear. It gets an ave of 25.5 mpg, If I switch over to block mounted distributor & "B" cam will my mpg drop, remain...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,529
Posted By 8587turbo
Fuel injectors

Need some schooling on injectors for my 745 n/a with 2.2 , I have some good 16v green tops & a set of n/a w/2.4 plus a set of turbo 2.2 injectors. Would any of these injectors work good with my n/a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,098
Posted By 8587turbo
Thanks, page 18 looks like it will get me to...

Thanks, page 18 looks like it will get me to working speedo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,098
Posted By 8587turbo
Speedo swap/wiring

I just swapped diffs from a 89 w/ ABS to a 87 with no ABS of course the speedo is reading about 3-4 times too fast with old (87) inst panel . When I installed instrument panel from 89 into 87 all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,700
Posted By 8587turbo
The 700 series 16 v w/ AW72 have 4.10 (the ones I...

The 700 series 16 v w/ AW72 have 4.10 (the ones I have owned)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,104
Posted By 8587turbo
New seals & head gasket is all that is needed &...

New seals & head gasket is all that is needed & you will have a engine that is ready to go.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,908
Posted By 8587turbo
Yeah, found that a spade lug was NOT making...

Yeah, found that a spade lug was NOT making contact with wire, it looked good but was a poor connection that showed up as a part time open circuit. soldered all lugs & its working great. The oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,908
Posted By 8587turbo
740 oil pressure gage wiring

Removed a working oil pressure gage & sending unit from a 86 740 & installed into a 89 740. Also took wires/ connections. After install into 89 the needle pegs once key is turned on. Its a simple...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2017, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,674
Posted By 8587turbo
Tilt steering wheel 700 series

I have a 90 760 parts car with a tilt steering wheel, has anyone taken a tilt system & installed on an older 740 (87) ? Would like to use the tilt but have a feeling it may be a major job. Advise...
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