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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 06:36 PM
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Posted By 2manyturbos
Lol. Makes sense now.

Lol. Makes sense now.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 04:54 PM
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Views: 133
Posted By 2manyturbos
You might get lucky like MikeSr. and actually get...

You might get lucky like MikeSr. and actually get your spoiler if you buy from redblocksociety. I just wanted to make sure you made an informed decision.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By 2manyturbos
Why would you want to? They aren't even a...

Why would you want to? They aren't even a comfortable seat. People on here have fit Mustang/T-Bird seats, WRX seats, BMW seats etc into their 240s. Much more bang for the amount of work involved,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By 2manyturbos
It's fine. I usually see 41-42 PSI at idle with...

It's fine. I usually see 41-42 PSI at idle with the vacuum line connected. 45 with it disconnected.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By 2manyturbos
Just in case you haven't kept up on this,...

Just in case you haven't kept up on this, redblocksociety is a scammer. Buyer beware.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=345112
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By 2manyturbos
That isn’t that far off. I’ve seen that much...

That isn’t that far off. I’ve seen that much variation before without problems. Measure the pressure again with the engine idling and the vacuum line off and plugged.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By 2manyturbos
Was the engine running when you took the reading?

Was the engine running when you took the reading?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By 2manyturbos
It should read 45 PSI with the vacuum line...

It should read 45 PSI with the vacuum line disconnected. With the vacuum line connected at idle the gage should read ~ 39 PSI.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By 2manyturbos
He is assuming you have a 240. I did as well...

He is assuming you have a 240. I did as well until I re-read the 760 rack comment. Early 240 struts have a removable spacer at the bottom of the strut housing. They can easily fall out when the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By 2manyturbos
Oscilloscope, tach/dwell meter etc. There is no...

Oscilloscope, tach/dwell meter etc. There is no way I would ever use a Volvo tachometer as a diagnostic tool. That is your first mistake.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By 2manyturbos
What to check next? Your actual idle speed. The...

What to check next? Your actual idle speed. The tachometers in a 2/7/9 series vary quite a bit in their reading.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By 2manyturbos
It's a 240. You can tell by the trim on the...

It's a 240. You can tell by the trim on the lower section of the doors and the rocker trim. Put your jack stands under the rear axle tubes as mentioned above.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,074
Posted By 2manyturbos
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 33,695
Posted By 2manyturbos
No. The Volvo G80 definitely has a clutch pack. ...

No. The Volvo G80 definitely has a clutch pack. Take a look at the disassembled G80 in this modification thread.

http://www.turbobricks.com/mods.php?content=art0027
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By 2manyturbos
I have encountered a stuck main headlight relay...

I have encountered a stuck main headlight relay on a 240. Occasionally, the headlights would stay on. Replacing the relay solved the problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By 2manyturbos
No. Reread what I said. It says, sitting still...

No. Reread what I said. It says, sitting still with the transmission in gear, engine running and clutch pedal depressed. With the transmission in gear and the car sitting still, nothing in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By 2manyturbos
Put the transmission in gear while sitting still...

Put the transmission in gear while sitting still with the engine running. If the chirp you describe continues with the clutch disengaged, it has to be the throw out bearing. If that is the case, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By 2manyturbos
It may not stop there. Check the flex plate. ...

It may not stop there. Check the flex plate. That usually gets bent as well. You are not the first to do this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By 2manyturbos
Almost every time I have had a 240 with a "clunk"...

Almost every time I have had a 240 with a "clunk" as you describe it has been the bushing at the rear of the control arm that attaches to the frame.
Forum: showroom 11-11-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 71,895
Posted By 2manyturbos
I remember that event. Hackster brought his 1991...

I remember that event. Hackster brought his 1991 Turbo 240 wagon out that day as well. It was cool watching the Leif and Hackster's 245 run the course. I can't even remember what I brought. ...
Forum: showroom 11-11-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 71,895
Posted By 2manyturbos
What an awesome day for November. How did you...

What an awesome day for November. How did you fare against your competition? Is that the last event for your area?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,790
Posted By 2manyturbos
Do not use silicone to keep the glass in place in...

Do not use silicone to keep the glass in place in the regulator. Silicone is not an adhesive. It will pull out and nothing else will stick after that. Use 3M Window Weld windshield urethane.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By 2manyturbos
That sucks. I can turn them over by hand when I...

That sucks. I can turn them over by hand when I need to. My 1/2" drive ratchet handle makes it easy to turn a B2230. Try turning it backwards. It may be hydro-locked.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By 2manyturbos
See if you can reset the SRS system following the...

See if you can reset the SRS system following the instructions on the brick board for a 1992 and older 7-9 series. It is done in the exact same way. Did you let the steering wheel/shaft turn when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By 2manyturbos
Replace it with a used OE handle. I have...

Replace it with a used OE handle. I have several. PM me if you want one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By 2manyturbos
I think that is true with the LH 2.2 systems. ...

I think that is true with the LH 2.2 systems. With the LH 2.4 system both the NA and turbo run 3.0 bar regulators.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By 2manyturbos
I very much doubt there is any "kit" that can...

I very much doubt there is any "kit" that can modify a Volvo DANA 30 open differential carrier.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By 2manyturbos
You can get a quick ratio manual rack, however,...

You can get a quick ratio manual rack, however, they are very expensive. They are not original equipment. The Volvo factory installed power steering racks are approximately 3.5 turns lock to lock. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By 2manyturbos
Don't remove the power steering. The Volvo...

Don't remove the power steering. The Volvo manual rack is a very slow ratio. You need quick steering in order to do what you have planned for your 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By 2manyturbos
Jump from the main power cable on the starter to...

Jump from the main power cable on the starter to the terminal that has the blue-yellow starter trigger wire connected to it and see if the starter works. If it does, you have a voltage drop between...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,521
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes, however, the idiots put the arrow on the...

Yes, however, the idiots put the arrow on the wrong side of the flex plate. It faces the block. IOW, when installing the flex plate you can't see where the arrow is pointing. You have to transfer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,521
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's a much easier method if the person...

That's a much easier method if the person investigating can keep track of what they are doing. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,521
Posted By 2manyturbos
You don’t need to pull the transmission to check...

You don’t need to pull the transmission to check for correct fly wheel placement. Just pull the starter and put the engine to top dead center on number one cylinder and look through the hole for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,521
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is not correct. The flywheel can be at least...

That is not correct. The flywheel can be at least one bolt off which is 45° of ignition timing and the engine will still start and run pretty well. I just went through this with a customer back...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By 2manyturbos
Your local Volvo dealer should still carry them. ...

Your local Volvo dealer should still carry them. IPD sells aftermarket clips that work decently. The OE clips fit better.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By 2manyturbos
They easily could be a defective part. I've seen...

They easily could be a defective part. I've seen aftermarket strut mounts that lasted less than 2 years and 5,000 miles. The rubber delaminated on those.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,091
Posted By 2manyturbos
That sounds like an even better method because it...

That sounds like an even better method because it gives you a chance to make sure the gasket hasn’t shifted. Use the cover to mold the gasket down and make it stick and then remove the cover and put...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,091
Posted By 2manyturbos
You can get the cheap paper gaskets to seal. I...

You can get the cheap paper gaskets to seal. I coat the side of the gasket that faces the cylinder head with RTV and carefully install it. Then, I coat the valve cover surface with a thin coat of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,091
Posted By 2manyturbos
You likely used the cheap, POS paper valve cover...

You likely used the cheap, POS paper valve cover gasket. The original OE valve cover gaskets sealed no problem. They were thicker, flexible and bent over the cam bearing caps with ease. They ran...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 51,962
Posted By 2manyturbos
https://i.imgur.com/azVATvc.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/azVATvc.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/kebM2nW.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/yWK7ELO.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/sD4Ex2Z.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 51,962
Posted By 2manyturbos
Cool stuff. I did see the General Leif running...

Cool stuff. I did see the General Leif running this weekend. PIR was so strict on their Covid-19 restrictions they would not let anyone from the BCA event head over to check out the Lucky Dog...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ It could just be a crack in the undercoat. ...

^^ It could just be a crack in the undercoat. It merits further inspection for sure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By 2manyturbos
Of course that wasn’t true. The rack was a dealer...

Of course that wasn’t true. The rack was a dealer installed option.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By 2manyturbos
None of those that McMaster Carr lists there are...

None of those that McMaster Carr lists there are correct.

This is exactly what Volvo used. The top flange is thin in order to fit under the rack.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,972
Posted By 2manyturbos
1991 was the year it was eliminated.

1991 was the year it was eliminated.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,811
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes, it just passes though a hole in the D...

Yes, it just passes though a hole in the D pillar. Remove that top nut and the antenna base will drop down into the quarter panel. The black plastic part is merely a cover that is wedged in place...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,538
Posted By 2manyturbos
It all depends on whether it’s worth shifting....

It all depends on whether it’s worth shifting. That extra 200 RPM may be all you need. I run into a gearing issue with my GT every now and then where it would take more time to shift than it is worth.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,696
Posted By 2manyturbos
Ask the seller. The only thing that could...

Ask the seller. The only thing that could possible cause a problem is the lower hood structure. The towers, aprons, engine etc are all the same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,696
Posted By 2manyturbos
What do you think might prevent that from fitting...

What do you think might prevent that from fitting your car? The entire engine bay is the same for those years.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,547
Posted By 2manyturbos
Lol. I can hear it already. "WTF, that's more...

Lol. I can hear it already. "WTF, that's more than I paid for my 240".
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