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Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,271
Posted By James M
This is pretty rambly as it's a combination of...

This is pretty rambly as it's a combination of several nights work

Fixed the cut spring issue, installed lowering springs, swapped rear shocks with the yellow wagon pictured above and installed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By James M
R vs non R is just a different tune iirc. Maybe...

R vs non R is just a different tune iirc. Maybe 16t instead of 15g but the same longblock
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By James M
Yeah doesn't seem like somthing the US would get...

Yeah doesn't seem like somthing the US would get seeing as we where given plastic headlights. Lame, yes but rock resistant
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By James M
Late 240 headlight protectors

Just picked up some headlight protectors for 86+ 240 headlights, wounding if anyone has info on them as far as who produced them and PN/ documentation. Got some pictures of mounting hardware but any...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2020, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By James M
Turbo, get a little one for a nice not peaky...

Turbo, get a little one for a nice not peaky powerband and cut the cost of the rest of the motor build in half (or fourths) to reach 250hp
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By James M
I don't consider them wear items, unless you...

I don't consider them wear items, unless you overheat the motor or really abuse the poor thing it should be fine.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2020, 03:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,748
Posted By James M
As recommended I got a new head, well a whole...

As recommended I got a new head, well a whole motor but the bottom end is only going in if the current one doesn't do well once it runs. New head is torqued down and I started to build it back up...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By James M
Congrats on the find. Black painted head...

Congrats on the find.

Black painted head screams Napa reman
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By James M
Mostly when people bring up putting a m90...

Mostly when people bring up putting a m90 supercharger on a redblock they get told to turbo it and end up running their car NA forever.

Best bet would be a Kjet intake and lots of welding...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2020, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By James M
Injectors? Hose connects to preturbo...

Injectors?



Hose connects to preturbo piping, (should not see boost), run it right from the breather box to the pipe between the turbo inlet and MAF
Stock Lh2.2 maf will do
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By James M
52mm volt gauge repair

I've got a voltage gauge reading 16v when it's getting about 12.3v, opening it up now just wounding what I should look for or if it's probably just toast
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,271
Posted By James M
<a href="https://ibb.co/rdsF90P"><img...

<a href="https://ibb.co/rdsF90P"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/5KFGZ4D/20200715-122106.jpg" alt="20200715-122106" border="0"></a>

Just a pair of harbor freight crimping cutting pliers with the tips...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,863
Posted By James M
Midnight blue, paint has fared better then my...

Midnight blue, paint has fared better then my gramma's wagon so it could be worse. The seat seems to be leaning the wrong way, should be sagging out from the previous owner waiting for the insurance...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 03:04 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,271
Posted By James M
Correct sending unit arrived in the mail, this...

Correct sending unit arrived in the mail, this time I shelled out for the one with the idiot light but have yet to hook that wire up
<a href="https://ibb.co/YTQK2KZ"><img...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,271
Posted By James M
Thanks! It's up and running, I drive it every day...

Thanks! It's up and running, I drive it every day but haven't been back in Chico since Rona took over. I'm yet to see another beige 242 up there, should have chased them down as I try to do when I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,396
Posted By James M
Head gasket can blow between an oil and coolant...

Head gasket can blow between an oil and coolant passage without affecting compression.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,611
Posted By James M
This is more my question, head will (if it's ok...

This is more my question, head will (if it's ok to run) be atop a NA b21 without any sort of power adders and under normal driving conditions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By James M
$100 per wheel? Another set of good Virgos might...

$100 per wheel? Another set of good Virgos might be cheaper
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By James M
1. Probably a lot more work then it's worth,...

1. Probably a lot more work then it's worth, gotta deal with the difference in hoods, grille and maybe core support
2. Change the light as if it was dead, but with a yellow one
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By James M
I think the issue is in how you have it plumbed....

I think the issue is in how you have it plumbed. With the setup in the first diagram the WG is still seeing boost pressure from the left most MBC regardless of TCV position, the slight increase may...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,611
Posted By James M
Back with another head that may be broken, 160...

Back with another head that may be broken, 160 Kjet head so I don't have a spare on hand.

Reusing this thread since it fits, torn down the 160 head from "Matcha" to find 2 broken valve springs,...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,748
Posted By James M
Got the head town down, little worse for wear for...

Got the head town down, little worse for wear for sure. Two broken springs, lots of rust on 7/8 of them. Valves need cleaned up but seem fine. Gonna have to find the 530 head parts I've got bagged...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,271
Posted By James M
Gauges all wired in, Voltage reads well but I...

Gauges all wired in, Voltage reads well but I bought the wrong size oil pressure sender, 2010 Volvospeed lied to me listing it as m12x1.5, popped the oil dummy light twitch out to find it's m14x1.5
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,131
Posted By James M
Unfix the exhaust leak and the pump won't be an...

Unfix the exhaust leak and the pump won't be an issue any more.

Love the rim and center cap cleanup, needed the push to do it myself and this looks good enough to give it a go
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,271
Posted By James M
It's got the original one, the issue is more with...

It's got the original one, the issue is more with the adapter depth and my mounts. My redblock powered car has the same OE accordian style one but doesn't pull the T5 shifter at all as it sits much...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,271
Posted By James M
Got back to the car, remade the throttle bracket,...

Got back to the car, remade the throttle bracket, now goes WOT and feels like a whole different car. Looks really ****ty so I'll probably get some 100% argon and try MIG welding aluminum. Have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2020, 01:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,748
Posted By James M
I was hoping to spend the entire weekend on the...

I was hoping to spend the entire weekend on the car but ended up spending most of it dealing with my brother putting his car in a ditch and his friends car breaking on the drive back. Ended up...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By James M
Disregard what I said, seems you already know...

Disregard what I said, seems you already know it's a 9.8t. Still take a look at compressor maps
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By James M
Wrong section, should probably be in proformamce...

Wrong section, should probably be in proformamce and modification.

1990 should be a b230f with LH2.4. So harness, ECU EZK and motor
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,748
Posted By James M
Fixed, thanks for the heads up. I will propibly...

Fixed, thanks for the heads up. I will propibly move to a AW70/71,being at 4,000RPM just to keep up with traffic does not sound fun



I should still have most of the shifter assembly and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,748
Posted By James M
Matcha: The Green 245

The car:
1976 Volvo 245 that's been sitting since 2010
B21f with a blown head gasket, reason it was parked
BW55 known for great highway cruising RPM
Power steering and No AC, good thing we have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By James M
Buy a parts car with one already on it, no guess...

Buy a parts car with one already on it, no guess work and you can grab the rest of the stuff your car needs
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,131
Posted By James M
Yes beige & brown, you sir have the right taste...

Yes beige & brown, you sir have the right taste in color combos
Forum: showroom 06-02-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,186
Posted By James M
If you have a bunch why not say "they are easy to...

If you have a bunch why not say "they are easy to modify please buy mine"




They arnt that hard, although don't use a dremil on this much plastic in your bedroom:omg:

Just take off the pin...
Forum: showroom 06-02-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,186
Posted By James M
Eggcrate looks pretty good stuffed in a late 240...

Eggcrate looks pretty good stuffed in a late 240 grille surround. Awesome snag, Ive been dreaming of finding a set recently
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By James M
Oof literately 17 threads down Here I was...

Oof literately 17 threads down

Here I was thinking it was a link to a decade old thread
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By James M
Mine measured ~27 inches off the ground with...

Mine measured ~27 inches off the ground with 195/60r14 tires, That was in a 83 242 with b23, no Ac or power steering

To get 56 inches they must have measured to the roof
Forum: showroom 05-24-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 1,348,999
Posted By James M
Thanks, nice manual 745, good snag

Thanks, nice manual 745, good snag
Forum: showroom 05-24-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 1,348,999
Posted By James M
Must have been another blue 745gle I saw parked...

Must have been another blue 745gle I saw parked out there for a minute today...
Forum: showroom 05-24-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 1,348,999
Posted By James M
Idk what about the one of it snuggled next to...

Idk what about the one of it snuggled next to that Datsun?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By James M
The stumble/stalling has been there since before,...

The stumble/stalling has been there since before, tune made it better iirc. Long story short it was a junkyard one, but yesterday the car fired right up with the old sensor, so I think it's more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By James M
Ill go the checking and cleaning route before...

Ill go the checking and cleaning route before replacing the EZK, or wiring the sensor straight in. Car has been stalling when going from load to idle (after a pull then pushing in the clutch) for a...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,097
Posted By James M
Look into tunerpro, with moronic 4.4 on 5...

Look into tunerpro, with moronic 4.4 on 5 cylinders you can disable the rear 02 sensor check, but I have no idea if the proper XDF and Bin files are available for the 6 cylinder ECUs.
Take a look...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By James M
Well car fired up today, spit out code 2-1-4 from...

Well car fired up today, spit out code 2-1-4 from the EZK, RPM sensor signal absent intermittently. Tach correctly corresponded to RPM. Seems like my best bet to avoid it in the future is to take a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By James M
LH2.4 crank no start

I've got a crank no start, tach jumps around like crazy, the injectors are pulsing super fast. RPM signal out of wack? Seems like a bad CPS so I put in a spare, same issue

Going to check...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2020, 03:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,773
Posted By James M
You can't to my knowledge bypass the speed signal...

You can't to my knowledge bypass the speed signal requirements in LH2.4, here is a good link on speedometer diagnosis, https://cleanflametrap.com/speedoDiag.html
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,271
Posted By James M
Finally did some general cleanup on the car,...

Finally did some general cleanup on the car, Installed taillight cover and spare tire carpet, took my **** out of the trunk and put the interior back together.

<a...
Forum: showroom 05-16-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 3,822
Views: 3,251,573
Posted By James M
<a href="https://ibb.co/L1b31wW"><img...

<a href="https://ibb.co/L1b31wW"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/sqkZqSG/263.jpg" alt="263" border="0"></a>
<a href="https://ibb.co/X3BrcvS"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/P9pvqfw/263.png" alt="263"...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2020, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,275
Posted By James M
You've got a single speed switch, although not...

You've got a single speed switch, although not from a 850, they where switched by the ECU

According to napa:"On At 191-198 Deg. F., Off At 182-189 Deg. F. Descending Temperature."

To run the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,773
Posted By James M
My wagon does about same thing, but without the...

My wagon does about same thing, but without the hard staring issue, and at pretty much any temperature. What does your wide band read when it does it? I wanna blame my issue on the speed sensor but I...
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