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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By mikeeeeeee
good info there and yeah im sure it sucks, i...

good info there

and yeah im sure it sucks, i just wanted to know so i can tell the dude whos coming to look at it about what its like. in other words, it's not really my probelm :-P:oops:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By mikeeeeeee
Question how fast will an m46 go, less OD?

?? I havent checked, let alone driven on the highway with this thing but will it suck at those speeds? Maybe i should check myself or something...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By mikeeeeeee
spruill it sounds like you and i have/had the...

spruill it sounds like you and i have/had the same problem, ill try putting in a spacer or washer of some sort and see if that does it. im hoping i wont have to pull the whole unit again.:-(
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By mikeeeeeee
would there be any reason...

would there be any reason http://www.fcpgroton.com/product-exec/product_id/6338/nm/1985_1993_Volvo_240_KYB_GR2_Front_Strut_Insert/category_id/184 (THIS) would not be the correct size? because it...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By mikeeeeeee
Question front right suspension clunk

as title states, it clunks and doesnt feel right. i tightened everything down again, nothing was obviously loose. this is of course the same corner i replaced the strut on a while ago (but not many...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By mikeeeeeee
noooo.....well i fixed one side with zip ties,...

noooo.....well i fixed one side with zip ties, and i might be able to do the other side with duct tape if i bend the tabs down so they dont push out so much.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By mikeeeeeee
youre sure it's gas and not water?

youre sure it's gas and not water?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By mikeeeeeee
stupid ****in brake lamp bracket things

So I have 4 (four) rear lamp cluster things, two for each side. All of them have a little chunk of plastic broken off making it impossible to mount the brake lamp holders firm against the contacts,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By mikeeeeeee
damn. what do you want for that unit?

damn. what do you want for that unit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By mikeeeeeee
another question: is it possible to just lock up...

another question: is it possible to just lock up the OD unit? at least until i get other more important stuff out of the way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By mikeeeeeee
i may need one, but i might forgo getting one...

i may need one, but i might forgo getting one right now. i need to rewire the one thats in there first as the button isnt anywhere to be found.

and i did indeed need a new clutch. the car needed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By mikeeeeeee
86 240, plain vanilla replacement clutch from...

86 240, plain vanilla replacement clutch from fcp, b240 i guess, cable
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By mikeeeeeee
clutch slipping on decel

as the title states, my [new] clutch slips on decel. ive only driven it about 10-15 miles on the new clutch. it holds fine going forward, but when i let off, the revs fall down around idle. if i...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By mikeeeeeee
which part?

which part?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By mikeeeeeee
I'll throw a guess out and say whatever made the...

I'll throw a guess out and say whatever made the old shock explode also rammed it into there. BFH was the answer, thanks a lot guys.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By mikeeeeeee
So, what, just wail on it? I'm always so...

So, what, just wail on it? I'm always so hesitant to because I usually resort to that two steps too soon and ruin things.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By mikeeeeeee
So basically, I need all this junk off of the...

So basically, I need all this junk off of the shock.

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b83/mikeeeeeee/DSC_0167.jpg

From the top

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b83/mikeeeeeee/DSC_0168.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By mikeeeeeee
yeah, the whole thing is out, and the previous...

yeah, the whole thing is out, and the previous shock took a huge dump and exploded everywhere, so thats all loose. i have the top half of the old shock which is stuck to: the bump stop, the plate...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By mikeeeeeee
My book says something about volvo part 5173... I...

My book says something about volvo part 5173... I dont have that. Maybe it is irrelevant.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By mikeeeeeee
'86 240 strut replacement

I'm trying to replace the front right strut, but I don't know how to remove the old one from the bumpstop/spring holder/top thing that the top of the strut is attached to. any help?

edit: i...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2,134
Views: 358,279
Posted By mikeeeeeee
my beat-to-hell-and-back DL can only aspire to...

my beat-to-hell-and-back DL can only aspire to such greatness.


http://www.pbase.com/towerymt/image/93432453.jpg

Also, I dremeled the brake line bracket off of my front left strut. That...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By mikeeeeeee
dont want to start a new thread, so ill try here:...

dont want to start a new thread, so ill try here: how does the top shock mount come off the strut? i got the nut off but it isnt sliding off. do i just have to whack it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By mikeeeeeee
update: cant get the steering arm dealie unbolted...

update: cant get the steering arm dealie unbolted (how do i do this?) but the strut assembly is free aside from that. get a spring compressor though, i do believe im going to lose a fingernail...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By mikeeeeeee
did the spring explode? or uncompress really fast?

did the spring explode? or uncompress really fast?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By mikeeeeeee
86 240. sounds exciting!

86 240. sounds exciting!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By mikeeeeeee
Front suspension q

Is it possible to remove the entire spring/strut assembly without a spring compressor? I need to replace a strut but i only have access to a spring compressor at work, so i want to transport the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By mikeeeeeee
dot 3 brake fluid being added to...

no clue whats in it now, but all i have is dot 3. does it matter if i mix different fluid types or what? i may just flush and fill with dot4 as per the manuals instructions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By mikeeeeeee
good to know, thanks. ill post up a pic of the...

good to know, thanks. ill post up a pic of the two fuel pump switches i have next to the steering column when i take one. :rofl: :rofl: :-(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By mikeeeeeee
fuel pump Q

Do both fuel pumps in an 86 240 run all the time? Or does one shut off after startup?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By mikeeeeeee
School me on bolting sequences

Not to sound like a noob, but I have no clue. Can someone tell me or show me how a diagonal torquing sequence for six bolts (pressure plate allen bolts)?

google aint cutting it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By mikeeeeeee
its a 1986 240, so i guess its LH2.2. this is...

its a 1986 240, so i guess its LH2.2. this is good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By mikeeeeeee
didnt mark flywheel location on a 240

Im thinking now that i needed to, or is it only 7 series that have the crank angle sensor marks? And if i did need to, how do i figure out where to put the flywheel?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,257
Posted By mikeeeeeee
i just pulled the bearing using a nice long bolt,...

i just pulled the bearing using a nice long bolt, about 10 inches long with threading on the last couple inches. i took six huge washers totaling about 2 oz each and hooked the threading onto the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By mikeeeeeee
sweet, thanks a lot

sweet, thanks a lot
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By mikeeeeeee
ok so the nut is off, do i just have to hammer...

ok so the nut is off, do i just have to hammer this bolt out or what? it's not going quietly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By mikeeeeeee
imperial gallons, i think

imperial gallons, i think
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By mikeeeeeee
Transmission mount: how the hell to get out?

I cant fit any sort of socket wrench in the just-too-small hole in the rear transmission mount, anyone know what to do?

86 240 w/ m46
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,429
Posted By mikeeeeeee
thanks mr volvo

thanks mr volvo
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,429
Posted By mikeeeeeee
is this an m46?

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b83/mikeeeeeee/DSC_0029.jpg

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b83/mikeeeeeee/DSC_0032.jpg

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b83/mikeeeeeee/DSC_0031.jpg

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By mikeeeeeee
Where should I source a clutch from?

http://www.fcpgroton.com/volvo240clutch.htm

86 240dl, and im not sure where to buy from, any suggestions?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,488
Posted By mikeeeeeee
bump Is there anything to look out for other...

bump

Is there anything to look out for other than what yowery posted?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By mikeeeeeee
one man revelation here, can i get an amen? is...

one man revelation here, can i get an amen? is this plausible?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By mikeeeeeee
it all makes sense now, not to be cliche. i...

it all makes sense now, not to be cliche. i think i forced the clutch disc onto the input shaft which also explains why i cant get the damn thing out. four months ive spent so far.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By mikeeeeeee
5 speed ftw also, this just a minute ago...

5 speed ftw

also, this just a minute ago occurred to me: perhaps the wrong clutch was sent to me. for real, i back the thing out not more than a 1/2 inch and the trans spins again. maybe the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By mikeeeeeee
transmission binding

non-volvo specific, so maybe OT, whatever

transmission shifts/spins when away from engine, but once its snug (not torqued) it seizes, i guess id say. so, any ideas i could try doing that dont...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By mikeeeeeee
pretty sure youll have to brake it

pretty sure youll have to brake it
Forum: showroom 11-07-2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By mikeeeeeee
to each his own, but: i hate that to no end. that...

to each his own, but: i hate that to no end. that is final.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,901
Posted By mikeeeeeee
i stole a school bus and ran it up to about 95 ...

i stole a school bus and ran it up to about 95

damn kids wouldnt stop screaming
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2006, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By mikeeeeeee
its mostly poor people knocking on my door

its mostly poor people knocking on my door
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By mikeeeeeee
sweet thanks

sweet thanks
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