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Forum: showroom 07-14-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 716,266
Posted By seanile
i looked at this one in Virginia, don't know...

i looked at this one in Virginia, don't know where it got sold to.
non-turbo 1980 242 GT, #VC24245A3179876. Silver, no pin striping due to a repaint.

https://i.imgur.com/wnzdn1o.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,751
Posted By seanile
great, appreciate the reassurance

great, appreciate the reassurance
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,751
Posted By seanile
Are these 242 strut towers twisted?

So i'm potentially picking up a 242 soon, and in the engine bay pic i received, the driver's side strut tower seems to be wrinkled.

https://i.imgur.com/9mZGf8N.png

i thought, that's not good,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,206
Posted By seanile
Understood, though some places can screw you by...

Understood, though some places can screw you by failing you for a minor issue and then you're on a clock to fix and reinspect. We're just hoping for some guidance in the same way that people direct...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,206
Posted By seanile
Haha i commend your enthusiasm but she is happily...

Haha i commend your enthusiasm but she is happily married. Thank you for the recommendation tho, Ill pass it along! Best of luck finding that hottie
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,206
Posted By seanile
Good to know for future moves, tho she's already...

Good to know for future moves, tho she's already moved into the apartment at this point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,206
Posted By seanile
Favorite shop for inspections near NYC?

title says it all; i have a friend who moved from NH to NYC with a decent condition 80s 240, and is looking for a reliable place to get an inspection around NYC. anyone got any pro-tips? thanks in...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,993
Posted By seanile
because at least one of the virgos are warped and...

because at least one of the virgos are warped and i like the look of these other wheels (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-P1800-E-ES-Wheel-Rim-70-73-140-164-240-ATS-283513-SET/254083463875)which are...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,993
Posted By seanile
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,993
Posted By seanile
Help me fit some wheels to a 240?

Hey, I understand the basic principals of offset/aperture etc., but would appreciate some spot checking.

Presently I am running Virgos with 205/55/r15 tires.
I would like to run a set of rims...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,095
Posted By seanile
Are you looking for this coupler?...

Are you looking for this coupler? https://www.ipdusa.com/products/5026/112374-volvo-fuel-line-coupler-aftermarket-171084-1312297
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,395
Posted By seanile
He said he adjusted the stop screw for the valve,...

He said he adjusted the stop screw for the valve, nothing else he can do with the throttle body
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,714
Posted By seanile
nah dont worry, ill probably mange to screw that...

nah dont worry, ill probably mange to screw that up too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,395
Posted By seanile
it has a stop screw for the valve/control rod...

it has a stop screw for the valve/control rod interface, but no dial appendage for a switch. the throttle position sensor does all that work....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,395
Posted By seanile
That set screw by the spring should be...

That set screw by the spring should be coordinated with the throttle cable tension & control rod position. See the linked image in post #4 here, http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=357909,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,395
Posted By seanile
^The 3.1 doesnt have an idle adjustment screw on...

^The 3.1 doesnt have an idle adjustment screw on its throttle body and there is no click because there is no switch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,614
Posted By seanile
i think we're talking past each other. my...

i think we're talking past each other. my system's (the LH 3.1) throttle body has a sensor that isn't limited in function like the LH 2.2's and 2.4's switch, it's a potentiometer. see:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,614
Posted By seanile
The LH3.1 that i have doesnt have a switch...

The LH3.1 that i have doesnt have a switch unfortunately.

Have already cleaned the MAF and the hose connecting from it to the TB. Didnt see any cracks.

I'm unfamiliar with the brake booster...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,614
Posted By seanile
i fine tuned the throttle cable tension, control...

i fine tuned the throttle cable tension, control rod, and idle & WOT pulley stop positions per bentley 250-3, and checked the butterfly position as well using the above link from 84B23F. then i...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 40,445
Posted By seanile
adding my own experience: re-flowing those two...

adding my own experience: re-flowing those two cracked solder pieces fixed the random intermittent odometer issue i was having. did a quick lap around the neighborhood and it worked perfectly the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,714
Posted By seanile
all good, i've watched a semi being backed up...

all good, i've watched a semi being backed up from the BU bridge by staties before. ****in hilarious.
my favorite part is the wiggle under the longfellow overpass. makes the tires chirp every time.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,714
Posted By seanile
thanks everyone, very helpful. this gives me a...

thanks everyone, very helpful. this gives me a lot to work with.
carver, i'll likely shoot you a note in the spring when i get into installing the new radiator, appreciate the offer.

dammit i...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,714
Posted By seanile
that does sound reasonably doable option to have,...

that does sound reasonably doable option to have, thanks. i've got nissens 3 row i'm planning on installing this coming spring. haven't looked closely at it and it's packed away at the moment so i'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,614
Posted By seanile
ok great, thank you. the linkage is a bit too...

ok great, thank you. the linkage is a bit too frozen/seized to adjust it and i cannot find a source for a new one at the moment. the ohms being pretty off and the lack of voltage readings brought me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,614
Posted By seanile
Troubleshooting Idle Speed (LH 3.1)

1992 240 B230F M47 LH3.1, 5spd manual.

The problem:
Idle speed for my LH 3.1 is supposed to be (with A/C off) 775+/-20rpm. My idle is steady at around 950rpm, no surging, no hesitation....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,714
Posted By seanile
totally fair. i wasn't considering it as an all...

totally fair. i wasn't considering it as an all the time thing but just a useful extra tool to keep it cool in stop-and-go on the interstates. could always just pour my iced dunkies over the engine...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,714
Posted By seanile
Give electric fan a manual on/off switch? (no a/c)

soooo i'm going to be doing the a/c delete on my '92 240 (see sig for specs), while i also have in my possession a new electric cooling fan that will obviously be rendered useless following the...
Forum: website & board 11-19-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,770
Posted By seanile
fair enough then. my intention was saving...

fair enough then.
my intention was saving people time and effort of explaining nuances about systems that my car doesn't have by using the signature to make sure the parameters of my vehicle, and...
Forum: website & board 11-19-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,770
Posted By seanile
as soon as i posted from my phone it pulled my...

as soon as i posted from my phone it pulled my signature out of my 2nd post, which was previously showing it, and did not attach the sig to my 3rd post.

not expecting this type of quirk to be...
Forum: website & board 11-19-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,770
Posted By seanile
Test post from my phone

Test post from my phone
Forum: website & board 11-19-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,770
Posted By seanile
test for post #2 to see if my sig shows up on...

test for post #2 to see if my sig shows up on this post.

edit: it does, weird..
Forum: website & board 11-19-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,770
Posted By seanile
Signature shows only once?

Hi there, maybe a newb question but i've not experienced this on other vbulletin forums. my signature only shows up in my first post in a thread, any way i can make sure it shows multiple times? I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,668
Posted By seanile
thanks! I replaced the whole pcv system so we're...

thanks! I replaced the whole pcv system so we're good there. my money is on the throttle body at this point because i know it's covered in oil from the previous pcv system. New gasket come later this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,668
Posted By seanile
So that's where i kinda arrived at this eve. When...

So that's where i kinda arrived at this eve. When i had the MAF off last weekend the throttle body was definitely fouled by oil from my ****ed up PVC, but i wasnt able to take it off to clean (no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,668
Posted By seanile
i had/have? a similar issue with my 92 240. it...

i had/have? a similar issue with my 92 240. it would only happen on a warm engine. my fuel pressure regulator seems to be functional as well. this past weekend i replaced main fuel pump and filter,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,813
Posted By seanile
Hey all, thanks for the input. This a new...

Hey all, thanks for the input.
This a new issue that it didnt do before, and it came on kind of quickly. I like the intake leak and fuel filter ideas in particular. Ill look around the engine for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,813
Posted By seanile
'92 240 GL: Idle low when starting (every time)

Hi all, the short and sweet of it is that every time I start my '92 240 GL 5spd the rpms go to the normal 950rpm while the starter spins it up but then immediately dips to 400-500rpms and slowly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,934
Posted By seanile
the crush washer is one-time. the plug is...

the crush washer is one-time. the plug is multi-use.
the threads should not be damaged unless they're being cross-threaded upon install.
get a thread chaser and clean up the threads on the pan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,019
Posted By seanile
Stopped by a junkyard today. Pulled the ABS...

Stopped by a junkyard today. Pulled the ABS module from underneath the passenger seat of a 92 240 wagon, also pulled a wheel sensor. I checked the fuse on the module in my car and that looked good,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,019
Posted By seanile
update: abs light came on pretty steadily for...

update:
abs light came on pretty steadily for the few days following that attempted "fix". during that period, i had no problem with the brake shuddering, no symptoms.
the light was not on at all...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,708
Posted By seanile
i imagine that'd tell you it's a contact squeal...

i imagine that'd tell you it's a contact squeal rather than an air leak.
try putting some already-foamy soapy water in the area? that would hopefully blow bubbles wherever it lands if it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,678
Posted By seanile
cheers, and thanks for the frame rail...

cheers, and thanks for the frame rail recommendation, those look pretty damn handy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,678
Posted By seanile
yep! absolutely right, thank you all for your...

yep! absolutely right, thank you all for your help. as i said, was just getting my information straight so i could safely and adequately lift my 2 ton car and crawl under it ;-) didn't mean to be a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,678
Posted By seanile
i think i found this area, but wasn't confident...

i think i found this area, but wasn't confident my jack would be out of the way enough to be able to put a stand in place. i'll look again. have any pictures? how close is it to the jack point?


...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,678
Posted By seanile
I recently got the car, so largely im just trying...

I recently got the car, so largely im just trying to understand all of the options for lifting it before the imminent need arises, since the pumpkin wont always be the best option.
However i would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,678
Posted By seanile
240 Rear Jack Points

Hello! I have read and I have read, but everyone really only ever says to jack up the rear by the differential, and I know there must be somewhere to do it wheel-by-wheel.
I've figured out the front...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,019
Posted By seanile
reporting back: as i was driving around during...

reporting back:
as i was driving around during this week, whenever i felt the ABS kicking in, i'd let go of the wheel. by doing that, the wheel would pull to the left because the left front wheel's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,019
Posted By seanile
thank you, that's good to hear. i'm pretty...

thank you, that's good to hear. i'm pretty optimistic that's all it'll be
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,019
Posted By seanile
found this PDF describing ABS faults / ABS Pulses...

found this PDF describing ABS faults / ABS Pulses at Low Speeds on brickboard. posting in case others have this issue and find this post.
going to check my sensors this weekend and will report back....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,019
Posted By seanile
thanks, i was planning on following the brake...

thanks, i was planning on following the brake bleed process described here: https://www.brickboard.com/RWD/index.htm?id=987749&show_all=2

do you think thatd be acceptable?


given the ABS...
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