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Forum: website & board 09-21-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,414
Posted By dl242gt
The salvage yard 240s dried up here over ten...

The salvage yard 240s dried up here over ten years ago. At least that's when it seemed there were hardly any cars coming in to the yards. As a hoarder I am fortunate to have plenty of parts. However,...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By dl242gt
I don't know if there are any clips. But Hand...

I don't know if there are any clips. But Hand Scorpios old car had a K15 in it. It sounded good when I heard it at Carlisle show many years ago. It's the most aggressive cam you can run without...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure you have replaced the fuel injector...

Make sure you have replaced the fuel injector seals. They cause a vacuum leak, too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,429
Posted By dl242gt
Run the red from the switch to the selected fuse....

Run the red from the switch to the selected fuse. You are correct.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By dl242gt
I'd suggest a listing in for sale with some...

I'd suggest a listing in for sale with some prices. Numbers that I have used are fuel ecu 951 for n/a 240, and 933 for 940 turbo. The best EZK are the gold colored boxes as they are all able to be ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By dl242gt
The water issue with B6 bilstein is from people...

The water issue with B6 bilstein is from people not using a boot on the struts. They don't use the stock type boots and only the stock 240 turbo boots would fit them. But Bilstein themselves provide...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, sorry if I cornfused you. The short outlet...

Yes, sorry if I cornfused you. The short outlet section of 5/16" hose goes to a hard line which is firmly attached to the fuel rail for the injectors. So, I just mentioned it as being part of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By dl242gt
I use a big deep socket on the switch with a hex...

I use a big deep socket on the switch with a hex shape at the top of the socket. That lets you put a wrench on it. If you don't have a socket like that. You can grab the socket with a large pair of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,429
Posted By dl242gt
If you don't want to wire to the headlight...

If you don't want to wire to the headlight circuit. To switch the relay you can use any switched fuse that has a free terminal. Usually ones toward the bottom of the fuse box has a spot. Like fuse 12...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By dl242gt
fuel pressure regulator. Control pressure...

fuel pressure regulator. Control pressure regulator is kjet. It is 5/16" fuel line from the regulator out to the rail. At the fuel tank output to the main pressure pump is 12mm fuel line and you need...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,343
Posted By dl242gt
I like to use Wurth HHS Plus on those latches. It...

I like to use Wurth HHS Plus on those latches. It comes with a straw and will creep into the sliding inner plate if you spray it into the center of the latch on the outside.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By dl242gt
If you have the original two key set. One should...

If you have the original two key set. One should have a larger plastic head on the key. That is the master key and the valet key has a smaller plastic head on it. The valet key won't work in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By dl242gt
Get yourself a copy of the green books and give...

Get yourself a copy of the green books and give it a try. Less parts to install is good. The green books are on ozvolvo.org archives.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By dl242gt
Don't know where the make them now. But Boge was...

Don't know where the make them now. But Boge was the original shock maker and they were bought out by sachs many years ago. So, now the stock replacement Sachs shocks are what is available for your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By dl242gt
I would suggest double checking things like the...

I would suggest double checking things like the throttle switch. Sure you check it for idle switching but you probably didn't check it for full throttle switching. If there is a short it would tell...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By dl242gt
To make the clutch pedal grab a bit higher. You...

To make the clutch pedal grab a bit higher. You tighten the cable adjustment. For lower to the floor it is looser. My 93 wagon has the grab point very low and I have to keep the cable adjusted a bit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By dl242gt
From what I read here. In the upper picture it is...

From what I read here. In the upper picture it is showing you the correct angle at 68 degrees plus or minus 3 degrees. Then you follow the tightening specs in the lower picture. Use a protractor to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By dl242gt
Probably time to replace the clutch and be sure...

Probably time to replace the clutch and be sure to replace the pilot bearing. They wear and make it very hard to shift into first and reverse.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,043
Posted By dl242gt
With the suspension and interior work, trim and...

With the suspension and interior work, trim and lights. That will use up any engine mod money.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By dl242gt
You could check with VP autoparts and see what...

You could check with VP autoparts and see what they supply.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By dl242gt
Other than running some long cooler to oil filter...

Other than running some long cooler to oil filter lines that should be straight forward. You can try using the socketless oil hose they sell at pegasus racing supplies. If you are going to keep using...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By dl242gt
Removing the rotors is one of those things that...

Removing the rotors is one of those things that is enjoyable. If they are stuck you can hit them with a 3lb sledge and they pop right off. Sometimes the rears get hung up on the ebrake shoes but it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By dl242gt
A great product to keep latches working smoothly...

A great product to keep latches working smoothly is Wurth HHS plus. You'll never have issues if you hit the latches with the stuff. It works it's way inside lubing up the sliding plates.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,601
Posted By dl242gt
You can also use old hoods and trunks for...

You can also use old hoods and trunks for affordable sheet metal to work with. Also roof panels are good, too.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,396
Posted By dl242gt
I used a 2.5" flowmaster on my turbo and it was...

I used a 2.5" flowmaster on my turbo and it was louder than I'd like but the real fail was the internal deflector coming loose and making a horrible screeching sound as it moved around inside....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah, inflection is hard to convey. I meant that...

Yeah, inflection is hard to convey. I meant that sarcastic as you suspected. I always thought it was kind of dumb of Volvo not to offer those engines here in a large market. The diesel they did sell...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By dl242gt
The well respected clean burning Volvo diesel we...

The well respected clean burning Volvo diesel we never got.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By dl242gt
Just use the stock bulb holders for bulbs and...

Just use the stock bulb holders for bulbs and wire to the connectors on the board. Either the big round connector or the half moon one will have an open location you can use. Use a pin extractor to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By dl242gt
If I recall correctly the crank bolt gets 60...

If I recall correctly the crank bolt gets 60 degrees of angle torque. So you got that very tight on there. If it didn't break I'd second Jan's suggestion to leave it be. Just have a long breaker bar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By dl242gt
I've also used the POR15 tank sealer with good...

I've also used the POR15 tank sealer with good results. In addition I've used the Eastwood version with good results. Make sure it's the alcohol resistant version so it won't breakdown from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By dl242gt
If you have the part numbers you can check on...

If you have the part numbers you can check on gcp.se to see if they are available. They are the genuine volvo parts source for our cars now. I'd also check with VP autoparts.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,566
Posted By dl242gt
That would be cool to find a lower spec turbo....

That would be cool to find a lower spec turbo. Around here all the turbos I've ever seen were loaded up with all the goodies.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By dl242gt
I'd like to see a better picture of the plenum...

I'd like to see a better picture of the plenum area. But it sure has a nice large throttle body.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By dl242gt
That is the fuel return line. It is plastic...

That is the fuel return line. It is plastic tubing inside a cover. The other end near the fuel pump has a fitting. You can cut the plastic tubing off at that end as well and use a length of 5/16"...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,566
Posted By dl242gt
I see a manual window crank in the interior...

I see a manual window crank in the interior picture. A GLT with manual windows is pretty uncommon. Someone would have spec'd out the car special to have that as a GLT normally has power windows. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,487
Posted By dl242gt
No it wouldn't be damaging. The height of the...

No it wouldn't be damaging. The height of the front of the car may be slightly different from side to side if they were switched.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,487
Posted By dl242gt
Here is the thread with pictures....

Here is the thread with pictures. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=353163
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By dl242gt
Have you tried going back to using an 016 mass...

Have you tried going back to using an 016 mass air sensor? I don't know your list of mods but an 016 can support quite a bit of power before needing an upgrade. As far as the O2 sensor, yes grease...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,652
Posted By dl242gt
The cable can get corroded inside and won't...

The cable can get corroded inside and won't smoothly move which tends to tighten up the cable and affect the shifting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By dl242gt
Does the trans still function? That's pretty ugly...

Does the trans still function? That's pretty ugly on there. Should be able to hear which gear is missing the tooth when in that gear if it's still working. Long ago we had a 3sp AMC hornet with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By dl242gt
I've had intermittent main pressure pumps on kjet...

I've had intermittent main pressure pumps on kjet cause poor power. You are barely able to drive or accelerate and go 50mph. The engine would run fine for about 20 minutes then the pressure would...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,419
Posted By dl242gt
The awesome turbo power can take out any of these...

The awesome turbo power can take out any of these gearboxes. I once was downshifting for a highway on ramp into third. Third gear split apart and fell off the gearbox shaft. When I replaced the M46...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,469
Posted By dl242gt
If it's already had the floors done. Then you...

If it's already had the floors done. Then you know you have some rust to deal with. Everyone has pretty much mentioned where you need to check which is everywhere on the car. I'd also give the wiring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By dl242gt
I was suggesting that the seals around each fuel...

I was suggesting that the seals around each fuel injector may need to be replaced. They cause a vacuum leak. If you really want to work on the alternator then look for a kit but alternators are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By dl242gt
Could be as simple as the fuse being corroded....

Could be as simple as the fuse being corroded. Another thought is the relay for the wipers may have failed. If I recall correctly it's the relay on the floor under the plate in front of the drivers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By dl242gt
That's a kjetronic injected engine. One of the...

That's a kjetronic injected engine. One of the alternator repair kits that have the diode packs would take care of any bad diodes. Don't know how easy they are to get now. Ebay used to have rebuild...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By dl242gt
Does your engine have black teflon fuel lines...

Does your engine have black teflon fuel lines going into the cylinder head? It would be one for each injector. Or is it a fuel rail with four electric injectors? The 45 in the vin only tells me it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,387
Posted By dl242gt
For oil feed uise the front oil galley by...

For oil feed uise the front oil galley by removing the plug or use adapters to use the oil pressure light location. Use the oil cooler setup as it is to keep the oil cool and at a good temp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By dl242gt
There are probably a couple of things going on...

There are probably a couple of things going on here. Very common for the engine wiring harness to decay and cause strange intermittent issues. Your description of repairing the wires tells me you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By dl242gt
I would get the Haynes manual upto 91 then buy...

I would get the Haynes manual upto 91 then buy the Haynes manual for the 940 since that will have helpful information too. I'd also suggest going over to the ozvolvo site and look in their archives...
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