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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2022, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Michael92
I understand, however what I find interesting is...

I understand, however what I find interesting is they have two different springs that they sell, one for the 14.2mm cars and one for the later softer springs. Not only that, the difference in price...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2022, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Michael92
I emailed Lesjofors because I am really unsure...

I emailed Lesjofors because I am really unsure why they would sell a spring for thr 14.2 cars specifically and have it be less stiff. In the meantime while I am waiting for a response (if I get one)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Michael92
i read that thread with OldCarNewTricks 2x before...

i read that thread with OldCarNewTricks 2x before posting this thread and what I don't understand is why the listings for the part claim that it is for cars with the 14.2mm spring with a seperate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2022, 02:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Michael92
Lesjofors 4095801 Springs 242GT replacement?

Hey Turbobricks!

I want to update my springs. My 1993 is looking a bit low in the rear these days, and I want to update to 242GT springs. I bought the 12.7 springs made by Lesjofors and am waiting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Michael92
I have always seen molding and trim on a turbo to...

I have always seen molding and trim on a turbo to be black
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2022, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Michael92
I'll keep an eye out for one. I have only seen a...

I'll keep an eye out for one. I have only seen a handful of 240 Volvos show up in local yards with sunroofs and lately Volvo 240s barely show up at all! May need to create a wanted post!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2022, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Michael92
Oh that makes sense and this car did have the...

Oh that makes sense and this car did have the accessory deflector and I removed it! How easy do you forsee it is to get the factory deflector? Thanks for the response! Also do you know how many parts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Michael92
Sunroof question regarding built in wind deflector

Hi there,

I was looking at the greenbook and noticed that some sunroof cars
have a built-in wind deflector and some cars don't. In the greenbook
screenshot you'll see the deflector is Part #2....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By Michael92
Okay here is an update: I put the original...

Okay here is an update:

I put the original Kjet fuel distributor back in and it runs like it should

as for the one I put in, it starts rough cold, does not want to start the car after the car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2022, 12:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By Michael92
I got it to start again today and I it definitly...

I got it to start again today and I it definitly is rough. It ran a bit, smoothed out, I shut it off and then it did not start again. I will add some more fuel because I am very low. I don't think...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By Michael92
Yes it is, it is really nice no Frayed wires

Yes it is, it is really nice no Frayed wires
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2022, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By Michael92
Also I forgot to mention the Fuel Distributor no...

Also I forgot to mention the Fuel Distributor no longer buzzes audibly either
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2022, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By Michael92
B21FT Kjet Problem

This is for those of you who are knowledgeable about Kjet systems. On a b21ft car, I had an clean fuel distributor and lines I had from another car so I swapped them on my car because the lines and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By Michael92
haha! The pics were HUGE!!!! So big that finding...

haha! The pics were HUGE!!!! So big that finding the "edit" button was a chore! Thank you :) you know, I think what we are seeing is in fact oil from the Valve cover!! I reused a 5000 mile Elring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By Michael92
I took some rough cellphone pics sorry about the...

I took some rough cellphone pics sorry about the angles there but this is the 3rd time I will trying to solve this issue. Note that the top seal is not wrinkled or sticking out and I did pry up on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By Michael92
Volvo 240 B230F Slight Tophat Waterpump Leak Question

Hi I have a 1993 Volvo 240 with the b230f and I have a slight, very slight water pump leak problem from the top. I had about 5000 miles on the new waterpump when I noticed it. The pump is wet but no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By Michael92
So what happened is it sucked up air from one of...

So what happened is it sucked up air from one of the powersteering fittings on the rack when I was moving the wheel side to side and it took a while but after tightening the fittings better and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2022, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By Michael92
Bad shudder while turning left even when parked

Hi there, 1993 Volvo 240 here. Need help understanding what may of happened..

I created this issue when I was diagnosing a popping noise from my front suspension. I replaced a lot of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,594
Posted By Michael92
I blew the old fuel out and blew in wd40 but I...

I blew the old fuel out and blew in wd40 but I think I will be blowing the wd40 out and spraying in silicon lubricant instead
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,033
Posted By Michael92
Only the driver's side reverse light works and the solution is not in the bulb

Hey there.

I have a 1993 240 Sedan 244 and only my driver's side reverse light lights. I have gotten the passenger side light to light a few times by moving the wiring harness in the rear by the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,594
Posted By Michael92
Can I overpressure this kjet assembly if I run a...

Can I overpressure this kjet assembly if I run a fuel pump direct to the Main feed line? I have the one from a 2.1ft.

https://i.ibb.co/mCWrsJL/41926110001-933788387e-z.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,594
Posted By Michael92
where would you hook it up to?

where would you hook it up to?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,594
Posted By Michael92
I have the full system out and all the injectors...

I have the full system out and all the injectors are connected to the lines. I have the injectors which are connected to the lines and the FD still mounted on the airbox taken out as one piece. Do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,594
Posted By Michael92
So is there anything I can do once the FD is out...

So is there anything I can do once the FD is out of the car. Can I pour Stabilizer into it or used compressed air to blow the old fuel out?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,594
Posted By Michael92
Storing the Kjet Fuel Distributor

Hey,

I removed the kjet fuel system including the distributor and lines to keep as a spare and I was wondering if I should do anything to do before I store it? I have the lines and the air box...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,672
Posted By Michael92
I'll pm you

I'll pm you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,672
Posted By Michael92
Right, I didn't measure the fitting diameter when...

Right, I didn't measure the fitting diameter when I put it back together using regular fuel hose, but the turbo fittings diameters are so much larger than the NA that the NA pipe diameter would never...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,672
Posted By Michael92
So I did a conversion factor and I found 1/4" is...

So I did a conversion factor and I found 1/4" is 6.35MM and I thought the non turbo cars have a fuel line diameter of 8mm. 1/4" doesn't sound right
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,672
Posted By Michael92
That is great. The Non Turbos are a little...

That is great. The Non Turbos are a little smaller fittings and I noticed my line from my 1993 wouldn't fit
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,672
Posted By Michael92
Link for picture of the part I am talking about....

Link for picture of the part I am talking about. This part is for a newer NA car, with factory 8mm nylon line between the fittings.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,672
Posted By Michael92
245 Turbo Fuel Line Diameter

Hello!

We have a 245 Turbo Wagon and there is a leak in the line between the fuel pump and the fuel accumulator underneath the car in the fuel tray. Instead of using nylon fuel line, there is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By Michael92
That's awesome! Maybe I'll do the same

That's awesome! Maybe I'll do the same
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By Michael92
Sad news. I am almost positive that having the AC...

Sad news. I am almost positive that having the AC overcharged damaged the Compressor. I opened the AC lines and there is metal shavings on the orfice tube. So, I think I will have to replace some...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,677
Posted By Michael92
The 240 doesn't have many beans to give. Did you...

The 240 doesn't have many beans to give. Did you notice a loss in fuel mileage with the VX cam?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,677
Posted By Michael92
The T cam wasn't on my radar. It sounds like I...

The T cam wasn't on my radar. It sounds like I would preserve the driveabilty, while gaining a little more acceleration down low. I barely find myself high in the rpm range. My driving range seems to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,677
Posted By Michael92
Loving the advice so far! You guys are helpful!!

Loving the advice so far! You guys are helpful!!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,677
Posted By Michael92
What camshaft would you run in a 1993 NA 240 Auto with Turbo Head

Hi there,

Want to get your input on the camshaft you would run on a 1993 240 B230f. It is about time to do a cylinder head job on it since there is around 300,000 miles on the car and I am...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By Michael92
Hey, thanks!

Hey, thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By Michael92
I looked into a bit and Oriellys even has the...

I looked into a bit and Oriellys even has the gauge set and the vacuum pump as a loaner tool so I will evac and fill it myself. Thanks for the heads up, I will open the valves less than fully open...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By Michael92
I took it to a good mechanic and he...

I took it to a good mechanic and he unintentionally overfilled it. It calls for 1.63 lbs of refridgerent and I remember him stating to me that he was putting slightly over 2 lbs in. It has a steady...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By Michael92
Update: I opened the cap on the low side charge...

Update: I opened the cap on the low side charge port and I have a steady leak from the valve and some dye and oil sprayed out. It should not be leaking from that valve, right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By Michael92
I had it professionally recharged. They hooked it...

I had it professionally recharged. They hooked it up to a snap on machine and we put the dye in it also. I havent seen any oily residue on any of the fittings yet, but I ordered the yellow glasses...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By Michael92
1993 Volvo 240 AC Lost Its Cool: Question

Hi There TB,


I recharged the AC in my 1993 Volvo 240 the other day. New dryer, and changed most of the o-rings in the lines. Changed the orifice tube before recharging as well. Was working fine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,713
Posted By Michael92
Got it. thanks!

Got it. thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,713
Posted By Michael92
Diameter of the Diesel 240 Sedan Sway Bars?

Hi there.

Does anyone know the diameter of the sway bars from a 1984 diesel volvo 244? I heard they are thicker than the B230f sway bars

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,345
Posted By Michael92
No turbo plans. Just a reliable driver. I think I...

No turbo plans. Just a reliable driver. I think I know which to choose
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,345
Posted By Michael92
AW70 or AW70L in 1993 Volvo 244? Your opinion please

Hi there,

I have a 1993 Volvo 240 that just developed a front transmission seal leak and is leaking from the bellhousing area. Not very much, but you know, it leaks. The car has a bunch of miles...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,785
Posted By Michael92
Looking for Volvo 240 Rear Curtain Directions

Hi there! and I was wondering if anyone happened to have any information like pdf files of the installation instructions. I have a Volvo 240 rear window curtain I would like to install. I have some...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 44,820
Posted By Michael92
Killer car and Killer mods! WOW!

Killer car and Killer mods! WOW!
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