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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By dl242gt
Another thought was to check the alternator. If...

Another thought was to check the alternator. If the output of the alternator had a problem. The voltage could rise and fall if it's not functioning correctly.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By dl242gt
The new carbs were the change from two bolt air...

The new carbs were the change from two bolt air filters to three bolt air filters. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By dl242gt
A standard 67 122S model would have the dual down...

A standard 67 122S model would have the dual down pipe cast iron manifold. It is the main reason the power went up a bit without any other changes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,718
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah, good numbers there. It's got to be some...

Yeah, good numbers there. It's got to be some spark advance or fuel air related for that thing to run but have no power. I think you are on the right path. Just frustrating with how much stuff was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,718
Posted By dl242gt
Just curious. Have you compression tested the...

Just curious. Have you compression tested the engine?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By dl242gt
How are the diagonal strut bar bushings? The ones...

How are the diagonal strut bar bushings? The ones that clamp around the control arm and have a large bushing at the rear to the body. The control arm bushing can make a clunk as well. But the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By dl242gt
It's time to do a fuel pressure check. It could...

It's time to do a fuel pressure check. It could be that there is an issue with the fuel pump. With the fuse to the fuel pump blowing. I'm thinking the wiring was not upgraded when a high power in...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By dl242gt
Is your old one rusted out? You can have a good...

Is your old one rusted out? You can have a good exhaust shop cut the converter out and replace it with some pipe. By 98 most markets around the world were getting cars with converters. You could try...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By dl242gt
DJ Auto is the Taiwan manufacturer that makes the...

DJ Auto is the Taiwan manufacturer that makes the aftermarket ecode lights that are sold at FCPeuro and other resellers. What you buy from Skiandix is the real thing from Volvo manufactured by Cibie.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By dl242gt
I didn't know someone made lower braces in that...

I didn't know someone made lower braces in that style. My genuine Volvo ones are round pipe with the ends crushed and a hole drilled in them. Came with nice hardware. I have the volvo version on both...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure you also take a look at the speed...

Make sure you also take a look at the speed signal connector on the rear axle. I just had to do that repair on my 93 wagon. You may have a poor connection there with the signal too weak to function.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By dl242gt
I've used the aftermarket DJ auto ones. They...

I've used the aftermarket DJ auto ones. They served me well for about 12 years. By then the reflectors had rusted and the mounting pins for the reflector had broken. I'm on my second set. If you want...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks, I missed that slider. Sounds like either...

Thanks, I missed that slider. Sounds like either the water pump bearing failing and letting the impeller kit the block. Or the alternator as mentioned. Perfect to check with the stethoscope. If you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By dl242gt
Well done! Nice to see a good save on keeping...

Well done! Nice to see a good save on keeping that board working. I just had to do the speedometer sensor wiring repair on my 93.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By dl242gt
Where you are holding the chassis brace is not...

Where you are holding the chassis brace is not where it bolts on. The brace installs from a hole in the front engine crossmember to the bracket that holds the rear control arm bushing. The brace just...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By dl242gt
Just across the river from me in PA is a place...

Just across the river from me in PA is a place called HR clutch. They rebuild clutches to requested requirements. They can provide you with a good clutch for a +T. A friend just got one from them for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By dl242gt
When I bought my turbo the converter was clogged....

When I bought my turbo the converter was clogged. It's very common on the US models. The converter is very close to the engine and gets a lot of carbon from the exhaust building up inside. On the US...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By dl242gt
For some reason I get no sound when I view videos...

For some reason I get no sound when I view videos in imgur. I can tell you an alternator with worn bearings can have enough slop that the cooling fan on the alternator can hit the body making a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By dl242gt
Seems like the signal converter isn't working. Do...

Seems like the signal converter isn't working. Do you have a way to check for the signal output? At least a meter. The signal should be digital for the abs but an analog input to the speedo. It's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,455
Posted By dl242gt
They did raise the bar at Pro parts Sweden. When...

They did raise the bar at Pro parts Sweden. When I used to buy their timing belt back cover. It wasn't marked for setting the timing. Now they added the mark you need to set the timing properly.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By dl242gt
There are several differences. Plus the...

There are several differences. Plus the conservative attitude of Volvo meant that emissions had to be more strict. So, besides the lambda control for fuel mixture. The B21FT also used the lambda...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By dl242gt
With LH2.4 you have to have spark before the fuel...

With LH2.4 you have to have spark before the fuel pumps turn on. So, if you have no spark follow the symptom to figure out what's wrong. You can use a meter or a low power test light to check the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,455
Posted By dl242gt
In checking around. No one has anything in stock...

In checking around. No one has anything in stock except for VP autoparts and Skandix. So, I ordered one from VP. They told me theirs is new so I will keep the old core and see if I can get it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,718
Posted By dl242gt
She's a witch. Burn her! We should check to see...

She's a witch. Burn her! We should check to see if she is a witch. See if she floats.

Sure hope you get this thing figured out. Running with no power does seem like the ignition system should be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By dl242gt
I would definitely get the kjet pressure gauge...

I would definitely get the kjet pressure gauge setup and test your control pressure regulator. If it clogs it makes the engine too lean. This will make it hard to start and stall over and over on a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By dl242gt
To stage zero your car. You will want to do any...

To stage zero your car. You will want to do any required maintenance and service tasks. Things like the timing belt and tensioner. All V belts, hoses. I presume the car you are working on is a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By dl242gt
SU HS8 are 2" and used with some pretty big...

SU HS8 are 2" and used with some pretty big Healey and Jaguar engines. If I recall correctly Mike Jr or Mike Sr in their project 122 thread had aftermarket Weber clones. They may be available in 50mm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By dl242gt
Sorry but with the 93 type of airbag steering...

Sorry but with the 93 type of airbag steering wheel. The horn contact and mounting bracket for the clockspring/horn contact are different than the earlier setup. Your momo adapter and r sport wheel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, the car has an AW70 in it. It's the best...

Yes, the car has an AW70 in it. It's the best version since it has a bearing supporting the output shaft starting in 93 as far as I know. What is your use with the car? Do you have plans for a turbo?...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,871
Posted By dl242gt
FYI Side gap spark plugs do improve the spark in...

FYI Side gap spark plugs do improve the spark in the chamber. They have been used as the stock type of spark plug in Mercedes and Porsches since the 60s. I've used a platinum version W6DPO and WR6DPO...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,957
Posted By dl242gt
You can get equivalent cams to the enem ones from...

You can get equivalent cams to the enem ones from other places. Dai can probably get you something. If not check out KL racing. They have reground cams that will give you a broad powerband. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By dl242gt
Soirry, I don't know the part number. However, a...

Soirry, I don't know the part number. However, a manual 240 turbo uses a 3.73 rear axle. This is also the rear axle used on all of the later B230F automatic cars. This is the 1031 axle which is the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,957
Posted By dl242gt
If you want torque why do you want an H or K cam?...

If you want torque why do you want an H or K cam? I'd suggest something like a V15 or even a V16 cam from enem. The V15 is actually called the torque cam with a powerband from 2k-6k rpms. Mine makes...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,119
Posted By dl242gt
Well done! That is quite the accomplishment.

Well done! That is quite the accomplishment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,077
Posted By dl242gt
That's a good find! The caps are a known issue...

That's a good find! The caps are a known issue with the clocks. Here's to hoping it behaves itself now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By dl242gt
Sorry, I missed that it's a 142. I'd revise my...

Sorry, I missed that it's a 142. I'd revise my suggestion to be to get some genuine Volvo mounts. They are usually the hardest rubber mounts unless you go with something performance. That should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,441
Posted By dl242gt
It almost seems like your system could use a...

It almost seems like your system could use a large capacitor to help buffer the load on the system when you turn on the high beams. Like when you turn on an electric fan. That initial current rush is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By dl242gt
You can also put a thread in the wanted section...

You can also put a thread in the wanted section for a thule or yakima rack from someone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By dl242gt
That is your problem. The 140/164 engine mounts...

That is your problem. The 140/164 engine mounts are thinner than the stock 240 mounts especially if you used one on the passenger side of the car. They are really good to use as transmission mounts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By dl242gt
The reason why the thread is divided is because...

The reason why the thread is divided is because that is an affordable way to lock the wheels but it's not going to be as good as buying a limited slip differential. If you read up on them you will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,411
Posted By dl242gt
To check if seats are heated. Look under the...

To check if seats are heated. Look under the bottom of the seat and toward the rear you should see a couple of wires and a connector. That would mean it's a heated seat.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,957
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, it is expensive. It's kind of like having...

Yes, it is expensive. It's kind of like having stuff like brake rotors cryogenically treated. It's a somewhat expensive process that works well and you are glad you got it done. But you have to pay...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By dl242gt
Bleeder repair fittings are available and they...

Bleeder repair fittings are available and they work decently when properly installed. I had to use one to repair a stripped bleeder on my friends 06 S60R. Those aluminum calipers can be challenging...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By dl242gt
The key switch can fail when an internal plastic...

The key switch can fail when an internal plastic tab breaks. This can let the lock key switch be stuck in a continuous lock or unlock position which is why the door lock immediately pushes the lock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By dl242gt
The stock mounts normally have some sag due to...

The stock mounts normally have some sag due to the angle they are mounted at. That said, fully collapsing prematurely is kind of common with new rubber stuff. They don't use the formula that the old...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,449
Posted By dl242gt
You could try checking in with Hand Scorpio for...

You could try checking in with Hand Scorpio for some suggestions. He tucked the wiring on his old 242 turbo many moons ago.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By dl242gt
I use 5/16" fuel injection hose as the...

I use 5/16" fuel injection hose as the replacement for the hard plastic line and cover. You can carefully cut the hard plastic off the fitting in the metal line above the fuel pump and reuse it for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By dl242gt
I bought calipers last year from a NAPA in my...

I bought calipers last year from a NAPA in my local area. You could also try Rock Auto. The NAPA got the calipers in a couple of days.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By dl242gt
Thank you. That's a great suggestion. A few month...

Thank you. That's a great suggestion. A few month ago I bled the brakes on my friends 06 R and it had that issue going on with every bleeder screw. But the pressure bleeder doesn't care and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By dl242gt
I'd suggest putting the rear up on jack stands...

I'd suggest putting the rear up on jack stands that you can trust. Put the stands on the jackpoints. Then use a long pry bar to move the suspension arms around to check for excessive movement. If the...
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