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Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,697
Posted By Homer
H&R is a good option. DRA is adapter style, DR...

H&R is a good option. DRA is adapter style, DR requires longer studs
http://www.hrsprings.com/application/appsbymake/results/39/TRAK
RCA Garage has the best pricing that I've found on these...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,083
Posted By Homer
My main gripe with the M90 is the shift feel. The...

My main gripe with the M90 is the shift feel. The getrag 265 and W58 are worlds better.
If you're coming from an M47/46, anything will feel better.
Am I going to swap transmissions because of it?...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,323
Posted By Homer
Excellent work so far!

Excellent work so far!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
Duh! As per Tom's recommendation (fellow...

Duh!

As per Tom's recommendation (fellow tall person) I spaced the steering wheel out 5cm.
https://i.imgur.com/8TOqXrP.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/CF8BDia.jpg

Test drive up CA-9 unearthed 240...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
You paying to ship the car?

You paying to ship the car?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
Just going to stay with the 3 point setup. My...

Just going to stay with the 3 point setup. My main goal was to sit lower and not slide around.

Not sure if I will make it up to IPD, i think its a 10 hour drive for me.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
A little (big) update. Bought a super clean set...

A little (big) update. Bought a super clean set of Recaro SR3s in black velour. Super excited to go take this for a drive up in the mountains.
https://i.imgur.com/1lHgKgm.jpg...
Forum: events 02-01-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 21,112
Posted By Homer
Oh I guess I'll come...

Oh I guess I'll come...
Forum: events 08-17-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,095
Posted By Homer
In like Flynn

In like Flynn
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,884
Posted By Homer
You need to extend the pushrod ~0.8" using a...

You need to extend the pushrod ~0.8" using a 1/4-28" coupling nut and step down one of the outlets from m12 to m10.
Page 8...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,884
Posted By Homer
Honestly I didn't pay attention. I used a cheap...

Honestly I didn't pay attention. I used a cheap reservoir too and just went with what TB said. Tom sent me some spare o-rings from when he did the same swap.
The tank you ordered looks correct...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,481
Posted By Homer
Dave, Maybe could run the white block bolt...

Dave,
Maybe could run the white block bolt in lower engine mounts I have and late 940 redblock upper mounts with the hydraulic cushions. Correct me if I'm wrong but the 960 whiteblock lower...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,884
Posted By Homer
They leak too.

They leak too.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,884
Posted By Homer
The o rings are to help land the barb in the meat...

The o rings are to help land the barb in the meat of the seal. The spacing on the 240 res. is slightly different and I think the barbs are a little smaller. I had the same question, but it holds 20...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
Yeah looks like garbage. It'll go away whenever i...

Yeah looks like garbage. It'll go away whenever i get around to making an airbox.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
What Chris said. It's a combo of Deeworks strut...

What Chris said. It's a combo of Deeworks strut plates and brackets. Tubing developed for the 240 strut brace that later made it on to the 787 overhead compartment support struts. (okay maybe the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
Thanks! It was a drop from a sheetmetal supplier....

Thanks! It was a drop from a sheetmetal supplier. Had a bend put in it for the front edge
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
More updates. Living in the bay area now. Still...

More updates. Living in the bay area now. Still haven't quite adjusted to the lack of seasons.
240 just ticked over 50k miles on the whiteblock swap.
Rear brakes have been making noise at low...
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 39,916
Posted By Homer
Had a lot of fun at my first Davis show! It was...

Had a lot of fun at my first Davis show! It was nice to put more names to faces for sure.
Forum: events 04-11-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 39,916
Posted By Homer
If it makes you feel any better I took my...

If it makes you feel any better I took my perfectly functioning 240 apart.
Forum: events 03-21-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 39,916
Posted By Homer
Registered.

Registered.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-19-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,709
Posted By Homer
Likewise, about 50k miles on the same sensor here.

Likewise, about 50k miles on the same sensor here.
Forum: events 01-14-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 39,916
Posted By Homer
Oh I'll be there.

Oh I'll be there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,897
Posted By Homer
Have you tried to manually close it? There should...

Have you tried to manually close it? There should be a tool in the car to do so.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,433
Posted By Homer
I haven't, I will now though.

I haven't, I will now though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,433
Posted By Homer
I'm having the same issue on my 240. Linkages are...

I'm having the same issue on my 240. Linkages are tight but I haven't lubed the wiper arm shafts. I'll give that a go.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,332
Posted By Homer
There's a check valve to prevent any issues.

There's a check valve to prevent any issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,197
Posted By Homer
https://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid...

https://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=117611&catid=934
or for something without a pump
https://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=24889
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,121
Posted By Homer
What he said.

What he said.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 431,794
Posted By Homer
FWIW, I'm running a 0.035 restrictor and AN3...

FWIW, I'm running a 0.035 restrictor and AN3 line. The AN3 vs 4 should reduce oil flow as well. Obv the restrictor is the easiest change.
Not sure where I was going with that.
Same turbo, same...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,829
Posted By Homer
Should be 180F

Should be 180F
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,470
Posted By Homer
The Lemforders at FCP have the correct ports. ...

The Lemforders at FCP have the correct ports.
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-rack-and-pinion-bellows-kit-right-240-242-244-245-260-270881...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By Homer
Photos?

Photos?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,176
Posted By Homer
Of course! I had the same sort of issue you did.

Of course! I had the same sort of issue you did.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,176
Posted By Homer
North Manufacturing in Kansas City, MO can...

North Manufacturing in Kansas City, MO can absolutely handle the tri flange giubo arrangement.
I have had several 3 bolt driveshafts balanced and/or modified there.

Address: 1025 Winchester Ave,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,588
Posted By Homer
Why take the risk, just heat it up and weld it....

Why take the risk, just heat it up and weld it. I've welded a vband to a mitsu housing using 309L filler. Preheat and slow cool down did the trick. It welded like cast iron.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,473
Posted By Homer
Give Jorgen Automotive a call. They rebuilt a ZF...

Give Jorgen Automotive a call. They rebuilt a ZF type 3 for me and should be able to provide parts and any advice you might need.
Phone: (734) 971-6700 Roger is the guru.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,153
Posted By Homer
It could be a bunch of things. I'd start with...

It could be a bunch of things. I'd start with mechanical. Check u-joints in the driveshaft, bushings on the rear end, engine mounts as mentioned, trans mounts and pinion/ring gear backlash.
Or it...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,762
Posted By Homer
and production parts

and production parts
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
Yep

Yep
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
Just installed a set of the Kaplhenke Hybrid...

Just installed a set of the Kaplhenke Hybrid Torque Arms. The adjustable poly torque rods had to go. No more poly bushings on this car.
Thoroughly impressed with the change.
-Noticeable...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,607
Posted By Homer
Hopefully it came with the dash bezel and control...

Hopefully it came with the dash bezel and control knob. It mounts in one of the 52mm gauge spots.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
Cruise control is PERFECT now. The new cable...

Cruise control is PERFECT now. The new cable routing did wonders. Easier to drive at low speeds too.

For giggles I threw an indicator on the rear axle. Found the passenger side axle flange is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,493
Posted By Homer
I've been using the Alternate 1 setup for almost...

I've been using the Alternate 1 setup for almost 5 years now. It's what I recommend in my brake kit installation instructions.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,493
Posted By Homer
Did you follow Dave Barton's guide? ...

Did you follow Dave Barton's guide?
http://www.240turbo.com/volvo240bigbrakes.html
Scroll down a bit to brake line routing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,758
Posted By Homer
What they said. Don't waste your time with...

What they said. Don't waste your time with anything else
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,210
Posted By Homer
I've noticed the main problem being the window...

I've noticed the main problem being the window guide rubber trim. The felt wears off and adds extra drag. My drivers side has a relatively new piece in it and the window is acceptable in speed. The...
Forum: showroom 05-18-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 1,054,113
Posted By Homer
This is all I have right now. Sorting out other...

This is all I have right now. Sorting out other issues and then I'll take some better photos.
https://i.imgur.com/Zltoc4b.jpg


Thanks! Yah nearly. $850 installed at Costco, $70 instant rebate...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 390,028
Posted By Homer
I have learned so much!

I have learned so much!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 949,343
Posted By Homer
No ABS but I have ABS struts. Thought I might...

No ABS but I have ABS struts. Thought I might implement traction control but that's pretty low on the list.
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