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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 103
Posted By bobxyz
With the wire disconnected from the solenoid,...

With the wire disconnected from the solenoid, it's not going to try to start and there won't be a high load from the starter. This means that you should measure almost the full 13.0V battery voltage...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,950
Posted By bobxyz
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=55...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5520006 - now with re-hosted pics.

https://i.ibb.co/44FGx6j/Wooden-Cup-Holder.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By bobxyz
Look in the greenbook and you'll find a pinout...

Look in the greenbook and you'll find a pinout for that connector early on, I want to say page 6 or so.



See ZVOLV's LH2.4 Install/Conversion. Just 4 wires to make it run...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 347
Posted By bobxyz
Is this a common problem in your area, or do you...

Is this a common problem in your area, or do you think it's just a couple nearby youths who have found your 240s easy pickings?

I'd look into adding an alarm with a "hood switch" or "door switch"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,269
Posted By bobxyz
I realized after posting that you might want a...

I realized after posting that you might want a good used module instead, or in addition to a new module. You'll need the aluminum heat sink that the module is mounted to (and new white thermal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By bobxyz
I _think_ you're right, but I've never tried it. ...

I _think_ you're right, but I've never tried it. I'm not sure if there's any way to clean a misbehaving sensor. Seems like it would be worth a try. If you're R&R'ing an old crusty sensor (not your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,269
Posted By bobxyz
Yes, you want a Bosch 0227100124 power stage (aka...

Yes, you want a Bosch 0227100124 power stage (aka ignition module). It was used on the LH2.2+EZ117K 740 Turbos, and on all the LH2.4 240/740/940 Volvos. Hint: try new from fcpeuro.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By bobxyz
I have a '85 240 that's been swapped to the '93...

I have a '85 240 that's been swapped to the '93 R134a A/C, and I know how it works. For the 940, I'm guessing based on the diagrams/wiring.

There are 2 fan circuits, low and high, plus a row of...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 50,164
Posted By bobxyz
Here's another link for you, this time, an online...

Here's another link for you, this time, an online Mahle piston damage doc. I couldn't figure out how to download the whole thing, nor how to get a crisp picture in the web browser, but you can...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 50,164
Posted By bobxyz
It wasn't clear from your pictures but what...

It wasn't clear from your pictures but what direction/angle are the cracks at ends of the 2 ring lands going on your damaged pistons? Do they go the same direction as the big trapezoidal broken...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 50,164
Posted By bobxyz
Here's a link to an interesting Kolbenschmidt...

Here's a link to an interesting Kolbenschmidt Piston Failure doc - sure looks like ring land fracture from Knocking (or hydraulic lock?)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By bobxyz
This may help for the WUR/CPR lines and...

This may help for the WUR/CPR lines and one-way-valve (not on all WURs): http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351117
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,275
Posted By bobxyz
Glad that you got it sorted out! It's certainly...

Glad that you got it sorted out! It's certainly much harder when more than one thing has failed.

Back on the original subject of EGR, I looked over the Chipping FAQ and found the following from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By bobxyz
This may help too:...

This may help too: https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/TransmissionAuto.htm#Automatic_Shifter_Is_Loose

There's also a procedure in Bentley 240 Manual to adjust the shifter-to-transmission...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By bobxyz
The bracket fit fine, both a '93 bracket on a '83...

The bracket fit fine, both a '93 bracket on a '83 B21FT block and a ~'89 bracket on a '84.5 B21FT block. All 4 studs lined right up with no drilling or filing. But I do remember seeing posts where...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By bobxyz
If you use the big aluminum bracket from a later...

If you use the big aluminum bracket from a later model, it will fit and the washer bottle still clears. This is my '85 with '93 A/C (click for full size):...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By bobxyz
From looking at the '93 240 vs. '94 940 Four...

From looking at the '93 240 vs. '94 940 Four Seasons accumulators at Rock Auto, the threads are the same - M27x2.0.

On the '93 compressor end, there's a zig-zag aluminum pipe in the first section...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By bobxyz
I don't know the LH2.4 diag codes well enough to...

I don't know the LH2.4 diag codes well enough to know which ones are retained in memory after turning the engine off and which ones are generated fresh every time the engine is turned on.

Are you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By bobxyz
FYI - if your HVAC flaps are working correctly,...

FYI - if your HVAC flaps are working correctly, you can reduce the blast of heat at highway speeds by pushing the recirc button in and setting the fan on low.

I'm always amazed at how much heat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By bobxyz
Looks Good! :) I hadn't thought of it, but...

Looks Good! :)

I hadn't thought of it, but you're right -- if you use a 3-pin 3-position on-off-on switch, you can disable high speed at highway speeds.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By bobxyz
The problem you're seeing is that the red...

The problem you're seeing is that the red switched +12v wire has a bunch of stuff hanging off of it. When you turn the switch off, all that stuff is still connected together at the switch and it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By bobxyz
I've been happy with the EuroPartsHouse...

I've been happy with the EuroPartsHouse Replacement Heater Valve (http://europartshouse.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=8&products_id=36), seen here in an old OT post:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,275
Posted By bobxyz
Uhh, those 2 .bins that you posted are nothing...

Uhh, those 2 .bins that you posted are nothing alike. The 140 (EGR) and 146 (non-EGR) .bins are very similar (maybe 5 assembly instructions zero'd, or NOP'd, in the 146, and one different table),...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By bobxyz
There's a bar that springs in to hold the rear of...

There's a bar that springs in to hold the rear of the seat bottom (no hog rings). With it removed, you can sneak the seat heater grid out. To get to the heater grid in the seat back though, you'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,275
Posted By bobxyz
There's also an EZK EGR Diagnostic mode that...

There's also an EZK EGR Diagnostic mode that isn't explained in the Bentley 240 manual. From here: https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/EngineOBDCodes.html

"Diagnostic Test Mode 3: EGR System...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,275
Posted By bobxyz
Check that the electrical connectors on the...

Check that the electrical connectors on the vacuum switch and temp. sensor aren't getting stretched when you accelerate hard. Check too that the connector pins look good and have a snug fit.

EGR...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By bobxyz
The only thing I can think of is that you have a...

The only thing I can think of is that you have a bad plug wire, or coil to disti wire, and that it's arcing to the hood. Try opening the hood at night in a dark location, start the engine, and look...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By bobxyz
^^^ Should be fine. Keeping the high current...

^^^ Should be fine. Keeping the high current wiring for stuff that's switching on-and-off (injectors, coil, iac) in the engine compartment reduces interference with the radio (and I guess...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By bobxyz
Not sure if it will help with your '90 setup, but...

Not sure if it will help with your '90 setup, but you can find the o-ring sizes for the '93 240 R134a setup at the end of this thread:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=330298
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,113
Posted By bobxyz
I didn't have any issues using the...

I didn't have any issues using the squirterizational kit to add squirters to my B21FT block (other than the drill bit wandering a bit and not hitting the oil galley perfectly on center). The BMW...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By bobxyz
I think that the "fan" pin is the same as A/C...

I think that the "fan" pin is the same as A/C Compressor engaged, and is supposed to help prevent faltering as A/C cycles on/off and the engine load changes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By bobxyz
I don't have my notes here, so this may not be...

I don't have my notes here, so this may not be 100% correct.

The early 240s use a switch with two pin 15's, and both pins behave the same.

The later 240s use a switch with two pin 15's, but one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By bobxyz
For others looking for the TPS, butterfly, and...

For others looking for the TPS, butterfly, and linkage adjustment procedure, see:
https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/EngineFuelinjection.htm#ThrottleBodyandThrottlePositionSwitchAdjustment
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,113
Posted By bobxyz
3 months to a road trip --> take the simplest and...

3 months to a road trip --> take the simplest and best proven path, there's alway next Summer's road trip.

If you want more power, it's much easier and cheaper to start with the factory turbo...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,113
Posted By bobxyz
What do you want out of the wagon? Stately...

What do you want out of the wagon? Stately classic? DD? Sleeper? Racecar? Trailer Queen with shiny ITBs and a mirror polished manifold?

How many miles a year? Empty roads or stop-and-go rush...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,113
Posted By bobxyz
:lol: Yes, I was drooling over that wagon 5...

:lol: Yes, I was drooling over that wagon 5 years ago when it was up for sale from the NY Rover dealer. It looked in very nice shape from the pictures, but the dealer never responded to my email...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,113
Posted By bobxyz
Is it this one? ...

Is it this one?
https://i.ibb.co/pRMQLrL/1980-245-DL-NY-31kmiles-8000.png (https://ibb.co/xfBY787)

See this link for EFI conversion of that manifold:...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By bobxyz
Look around mrjaybeeze's site:...

Look around mrjaybeeze's site: ipdown.net/jetronic.info/tiki-index.php
and you'll find .bin EPROM files for various factory LH ECU (Fuel Control) boxes, and EZK (Spark Control boxes), plus info on...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By bobxyz
I haven't personally measured and shimmed a diff...

I haven't personally measured and shimmed a diff VR sensor, but I'd measure depth from edge of hole to a tooth, then measure the sensor mounting flat to tip distance, and subtract to get the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By bobxyz
Did you swap the differential VR sensor too? If...

Did you swap the differential VR sensor too? If so, is the clearance from tip of sensor to the tone ring correct? (I'm thinking it should be 1mm / 0.040", but I haven't had my coffee yet.)
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,216
Posted By bobxyz
Does anyone know what the most recent hardware...

Does anyone know what the most recent hardware and .bin files are for EGR and non-EGR Turbo engines?

In the US, I think the latest EGR setup is the '954 ECU and '207 EZK (both factory chippable)....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By bobxyz
Ask if they have the key too. If not, you can...

Ask if they have the key too. If not, you can call Thule customer service with the key code (on the key cylinder) and they'll send you a pair of keys for reasonable $$$.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By bobxyz
If you've changed something, you could try...

If you've changed something, you could try pulling the diag codes with key on engine off (probe in hole #6). If you get a 1-1-1 from the EZK, the EPROM is working.

Edit: on second thought, I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,494
Posted By bobxyz
There's an over pressure safety switch (above the...

There's an over pressure safety switch (above the brake pedal IIRC) that turns off the main fuel pump relay if boost pressure gets too high. I don't know what it feels like when it triggers, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,822
Posted By bobxyz
Looks good! The "PW 0.006s" on the oscilloscope...

Looks good! The "PW 0.006s" on the oscilloscope is a 6ms pulse width, or 6ms ignition coil dwell time.

As Art said, the signal comes from pin 16 of the EZK. It uses a thick shielded or coaxial...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By bobxyz
The board is installed like this? ...

The board is installed like this?
https://i.ibb.co/McFjGcw/EZK116-PROM-Daughterboard-Installation.jpg

If so, from the back of the EZK box with the cover removed, check that the notch in the EPROM...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,316
Posted By bobxyz
The oil passage from block to head jogs over...

The oil passage from block to head jogs over slightly -- your pics show that there's a teardrop shaped relief in both the block and head. If the head is surfaced down much, I think the teardrop in...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,316
Posted By bobxyz
These pictures show the divot / relief for the...

These pictures show the divot / relief for the block-to-head oil passage (click for full size or see the original posts).
https://i.ibb.co/QYDPCPR/20200104-004532.jpg (https://ibb.co/QYDPCPR) ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,494
Posted By bobxyz
I put a couple hose pictures of my '85 kjet turbo...

I put a couple hose pictures of my '85 kjet turbo in this thread: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351117
It's not quite the same as a '83, but close.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,822
Posted By bobxyz
This may burn up the RPM signal driver in the...

This may burn up the RPM signal driver in the EZK. Try using a 10000 ohm resistor instead of 50ohms. (A 10volt signal being reduced to 5.1volts across a 50ohm resistor takes ~0.1amps. This is...
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