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Forum: showroom 04-18-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By VolvoGLT
Thanks! It still seems that a majority of cars...

Thanks! It still seems that a majority of cars still received the "Alter 2" mirrors - even before 1978.
Forum: showroom 04-18-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By VolvoGLT
Weird/rare factory mirrors (260)

Has anyone seen these mirrors before? That's a 1977 264 and supposedly the mirrors are electric mirrors. All electric mirrors I have seen before mount in the window triangle and not on the door..
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,120
Posted By VolvoGLT
Not sure if this is of help for you since it's...

Not sure if this is of help for you since it's about my 240 but here is how I fitted Recaros using the factory brackets: https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=359318
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,036
Posted By VolvoGLT
Fitting Recaros in a Volvo 240

Here's how to fit Recaro seats (Idealsitz LS) in a 1980 Volvo 244 using the factory seat tracks and retaining height adjustability.

This is how I started out:
...
Forum: showroom 12-29-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 889
Posted By VolvoGLT
RGA aero spoiler

Has anyone put an RGA aero1 or aero2 spoiler on a 240? Any pics would be greatly appreciated..

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,107
Posted By VolvoGLT
Now that's interesting! A look in the wiring...

Now that's interesting! A look in the wiring diagram might tell me more then (if I can find one online).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,107
Posted By VolvoGLT
early Volvo 240/260 heated seats

Were heated seats available in the early 240s (1980 and earlier)? They apparently were available in the 262 coupes as I found a picture for the passenger heated seat switch here:...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,467
Posted By VolvoGLT
What material were the OEM spoilers?

What material were the OEM spoilers?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,467
Posted By VolvoGLT
Thanks for the heads up! I had read that thread -...

Thanks for the heads up! I had read that thread - should have mentioned that I just added it for comparisons sake.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,467
Posted By VolvoGLT
Reproduction Group A spoiler

Who's got the best one (preferably in Europe) and what are the differences? Prices are all over the place..

KL Racing - ABS plastic - around 100 EUR:...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 43,667
Posted By VolvoGLT
Thanks! I'll see if I can get a set then and try...

Thanks! I'll see if I can get a set then and try it out. Those are the later styles though - the early ones are more triangle shaped.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 43,667
Posted By VolvoGLT
Are these Recaro seats? Did you have to modify...

Are these Recaro seats? Did you have to modify the headrests or did the fit the Recaros just like that? I know that the Recaros have a post spacing of 240mm and I thought Volvos have something else.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,166
Posted By VolvoGLT
I know but I only listed combinations with the 4...

I know but I only listed combinations with the 4 bars I have - no 23mm bar in my garage..
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,166
Posted By VolvoGLT
I'll try both setups with 23mm bar then (21 and...

I'll try both setups with 23mm bar then (21 and 19 rear) and see what I like best. No rallyecross, just spirited street driving ;)

@Ben: will you have the QSRC arms back in stock in the next few...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,166
Posted By VolvoGLT
Thanks for the replies so far! Springs are off...

Thanks for the replies so far! Springs are off the shelf TA Technix with a linear rate (but don't know how much). Will be using Ben's spherical trailing arm bushings and roll center correction arms...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,166
Posted By VolvoGLT
You're sure you don't have things backwards?...

You're sure you don't have things backwards? Usually a larger front bar induces understeer and larger rear bar oversteer.
Car will have 40mm lowering springs and GAZ adjustable shocks if that makes...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,166
Posted By VolvoGLT
sway bar combinations

Which combo (front/rear) do you prefer on a 244?

23mm/21mm
21mm/21mm
21mm/19mm
23mm/19mm
Forum: showroom 10-09-2020, 03:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,689
Posted By VolvoGLT
Thanks! :) do you mean I shouldn't change the...

Thanks! :) do you mean I shouldn't change the bumpers or put on the spoiler (or both)?
Forum: showroom 10-09-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,689
Posted By VolvoGLT
Plan is to change the bumpers anyways but yeah,...

Plan is to change the bumpers anyways but yeah, spoilers look better with the skinny bumpers.
Forum: showroom 10-09-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,689
Posted By VolvoGLT
If you say so... ;-) ...

If you say so... ;-)

https://i.postimg.cc/FRJ2hcry/20201009-073813.jpg
Forum: showroom 10-08-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,984
Posted By VolvoGLT
interesting stripes so far! still like the one on...

interesting stripes so far! still like the one on the blue 242 the best.. I wonder if this was custom made or not.
Forum: showroom 10-08-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,689
Posted By VolvoGLT
Foha ftw :cool:

Foha ftw :cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,765
Posted By VolvoGLT
Here is my setup. Let's put it this way, I have...

Here is my setup. Let's put it this way, I have no problem seeing the roads at night.

https://i.postimg.cc/DywfQpqb/20200821-121321.jpg
Forum: showroom 10-07-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,689
Posted By VolvoGLT
to spoiler or not to spoiler

Should I put the rear spoiler on my 244 or not:

https://i.postimg.cc/RhFRpQRd/20201007-130156.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/Y2sfqF8c/20201007-130138.jpg
...
Forum: showroom 10-07-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,984
Posted By VolvoGLT
Volvo 240 side stripes

I'm looking for pictures of Volvo 240s (244s preferred) with side stripes other than the GT stripes (unless someone has put them on a 244).
Here's one I find quite nice:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,768
Posted By VolvoGLT
You could import an M90 5-speed?

You could import an M90 5-speed?
Forum: showroom 09-24-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,829
Posted By VolvoGLT
Volvo 244s with tinted windows

My 244 is getting really hot in the summer (no A/C) and I want to tint the windows. Preferably all (side and rear) windows with the same shade - don't really like the look of having the front side...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,873
Posted By VolvoGLT
Would be interesting to have a comparison between...

Would be interesting to have a comparison between poly/poly and spherical/rubber panhard bar...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,873
Posted By VolvoGLT
What about the panhard bar? Poly, rubber or...

What about the panhard bar? Poly, rubber or spherical joints?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,641
Posted By VolvoGLT
Classicswede 27/27mm sway bars

Has anyone put Classic Swede's 27mm front and rear bars on his Volvo? If yes, how does the car handle? 27mm rear (although hollow) is quite a big bar...

...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,112
Posted By VolvoGLT
Haven't done it yet but need to do the same thing...

Haven't done it yet but need to do the same thing as well. I think you need to tilt the axle forward to be able to line up the holes. You probably have to loosen the trailing arm bushing bolts to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,189
Posted By VolvoGLT
volvo 740/940 sway bars in a 240?

I'm pretty sure this has been asked before but csn't find an answer. Do the 740/940 front sway bars fit in a 240? If not, why? They look somehow close..
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,939
Posted By VolvoGLT
using 940 strut housings in a 240?

Is there any advantage of using strut housings/tubes from a 940 in a 240? The conversion pieces are quite cheap.. they are basically just 240 ball joints with a tapered hole instead of the ball...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,761
Posted By VolvoGLT
Thanks guys, looks like I'll get the hubs as well...

Thanks guys, looks like I'll get the hubs as well then (doing a complete suspension rebuild on my 1980 GLT and will upgrade the strut housings to the later style).

Skandix should update their...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,761
Posted By VolvoGLT
wheel hub differences?

Skandix says that Volvo used a different wheel hub for the earlier models (until 1978) and the later ones (1979 up). Does a 1980 hub fit on the later strut housings that were used after 1981? The...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,789
Posted By VolvoGLT
QSP manufactures all different 240 steering wheel...

QSP manufactures all different 240 steering wheel hubs (also the 76-81 hubs). Available either directly through QSP or cheaper here: http://www.europeantuning.nl/en/c-327358/steeringwheel-hubs
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,386
Posted By VolvoGLT
Lower control arm issue?

So I got two new LCAs and saw that the round bushing plate seems to be welded on at an angle (on both arms). My intuition says that they should be perpendicular?
Are they supposed to be that way?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,957
Posted By VolvoGLT
Mercedes fuel pump for K-Jet

The fuel pump on my 1980 GLT (B23E) seems to become weak and I'd like to replace it.
Would it be beneficial to use a higher rated (pressure) pump? Most K-Jet replacement pumps are listed as having 5...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,062
Posted By VolvoGLT
225/50/16 on 240

Not sure if this is the right forum so please move if not.

I'd like to fit 225/50/16 tires on my slightly lowered 244 (1980 GLT - 15mm lowered from factory). Do these tires rub? If yes, where...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,157
Posted By VolvoGLT
Reclocking / Stealth installation of 16T (940)

Want to share a few pictures of the installation of my 16T/15G hybrid on my B230FK (1996 940).

Scored a low mileage 16T a few months ago and a 15G with a conical turbine housing. Took the conical...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,174
Posted By VolvoGLT
Thanks guys! Should have mentioned that I'm from...

Thanks guys! Should have mentioned that I'm from Europe and most brands like Flowmaster, OBX etc. are not available. I want to achieve a stealth factory look but with less back pressure. Since the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,174
Posted By VolvoGLT
940 muffler alternative: straight through?

Is there a muffler that looks like the OEM muffler (second one) but is straight through?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,606
Posted By VolvoGLT
I know this is an old thread but what do you mean...

I know this is an old thread but what do you mean by "pull on the inner socket"? Anyone know how to remove the peen? Mine is on top of the tie rod and I don't want to turn the rack to get better...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,835
Posted By VolvoGLT
Do you insert the screwdriver on the sides?

Do you insert the screwdriver on the sides?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,835
Posted By VolvoGLT
Replace red seat belt button

The seat belt buttons in my 96 940 are in pretty bad condition (some already have a hole in the center) and I would like to replace them.
How do you get the button off?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,370
Posted By VolvoGLT
trailer turn signal light in dash lights up

On my 96 940 the turn signal light for trailer use will light up for half a second when I set the right indicator. No such thing when making a left turn. This started recently but I haven't messed...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,769
Posted By VolvoGLT
Using a 13c housing has the advantage of a total...

Using a 13c housing has the advantage of a total stealth look as you can use the existing mounting holes for the wastegate.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,769
Posted By VolvoGLT
I want to resurrect this thread: any news? did...

I want to resurrect this thread: any news? did anyone try do bore out a 13c housing?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,169
Posted By VolvoGLT
960 2.9l engine exhaust:...

960 2.9l engine exhaust: http://www.mrexhaust.co.uk/illustrations/5063.jpg

960 2.0 16V Turbo exhaust: http://www.vyfuky-tyll.cz/e-shop/obrazky_sys/C390231.gif

940 2.3 FT exhaust:...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,169
Posted By VolvoGLT
Will an IRS exhaust fit on a car without IRS?

Does the exhaust from a lets say V90 or 960 wagon with IRS fit on a 940 wagon? I know that a normal exhaust doesn't fit on an IRS car but if you go the other way?

Reason: the 960/V90 exhaust has a...
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