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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By 90volvo
I have tried them all. Redline- Volvo- Motor oil-...

I have tried them all. Redline- Volvo- Motor oil- Amsoil. In my experience Syncromesh Valvoline has been the best in my gear box. Shifts slick, I just happened to try it while I was doing all fluid...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By 90volvo
I do remember I have the cam advanced, either 6...

I do remember I have the cam advanced, either 6 or 8. Car runs pretty well and smooth. I was just curious if I was in ball park. I will try it in 4th next chance I get. Could be result of stock valve...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By 90volvo
Welp I’ve been round and round with them. They...

Welp I’ve been round and round with them. They finally agreed to pay 100 percent to have it fixed. But then a check showed up the other day. I’m not cashing it. By the way I found a new quarter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By 90volvo
Thats what I thought, its timed right. Runs great...

Thats what I thought, its timed right. Runs great but is a little sluggish on take off power but every 240 Ive had is that way. Think Ill run a diagnostic on it and see if anything pops up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By 90volvo
Gotcha. Didn’t even think to try 4th. Tires are...

Gotcha. Didn’t even think to try 4th. Tires are 205/55/15. Might hurt my top end some but gonna put 3.73 differtial in soon. I was just curious about topend. I really thought the car will do at least...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By 90volvo
top end?

My car 1990 240 5 speed NA engine with 3.31 gears in the back. Ive done fuel pump mods, stage 1, V camshaft, chipped, upgraded exhaust. Was on an open road the other day so I thought Id see what my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By 90volvo
Update: they tried to total the car for 2500. I...

Update: they tried to total the car for 2500. I refused and told them they could buy me a replacement 240. I told them I didn’t want to be a pain but can be if they wasn’t going to fix the car then I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By 90volvo
Got it done. I just ran all new wiring to...

Got it done. I just ran all new wiring to speakers. I was able to find speakers that fit origianl spots and used my factory grills. It looks good and sound good. install amp and 12 inch sub in trunk....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By 90volvo
How can you repair the hinge if the big C spring...

How can you repair the hinge if the big C spring is broke? I’m assuming you have to replace the whole hinge. Is that correct?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By 90volvo
advice-car was hit and there insurance doesnt want to

My newest member of our 240 family got hit in a parking lot. My car was parked and a truck sled into it. The driver had insurance thank goodness. It bashed in my driver side rear quarter panel. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By 90volvo
Gotcha.!im gonna delete it today. Thanks.

Gotcha.!im gonna delete it today. Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By 90volvo
Thanks for the info. But yelp this is looking...

Thanks for the info. But yelp this is looking like a real headache. Im wondering if the factory stereo was sending a low voltage signal to factory amp or regular strength? If it was regular strength...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By 90volvo
aftermarket stereo in 93 240

Replacing my factory stereo with a JVC. My factory stereo has the factory amplifier. I would like to keep the factory amp and use it. Is this possible? Ive found alot of info deleting the factory amp...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By 90volvo
its a sedan and it was the drivers side that was...

its a sedan and it was the drivers side that was damaged. Thakns
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By 90volvo
Rear quarter panel?

Trying to find a source for 93 rear quarter panel. Car been hit and back panel is caved in at least 6 inches. Local body shops say they don’t have a source for new quarter panel. So I thought I’d ask...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 693
Posted By 90volvo
I would recommend to put some gauges on it. If...

I would recommend to put some gauges on it. If its just low; I would top it off with some R12. You can still buy it on ebay and craigslist. I would not put R134a in it. IF you live in high heat and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By 90volvo
My car is n/a and mainly in town driving. I...

My car is n/a and mainly in town driving. I thought it would give it little
more zip. I have V cam in it and straight exhaust. It’s tuned and chipped. I know V cam was a little big and notice it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By 90volvo
Hate to ask but gears for differential?

I have 90 Volvo 240 5 speed. Which has the 3.31 gears in differential. Can I buy 3.60 gears to install in it? If everything I have read about difference between 1030 and 1031. Gears of 3.73 will not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By 90volvo
if your headliner is like mine. 90 240 sedan. It...

if your headliner is like mine. 90 240 sedan. It was a real pain. But the best thing was purple power first then went back over it with magic eraser. Was like new but took me a 1/2 a day.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,622
Posted By 90volvo
Ive ran wheels that were center with lug nuts. It...

Ive ran wheels that were center with lug nuts. It works but you will have to go home after a shop does it and jack it up and break all lugs loose and tighten correctly. I know run wheels with hub...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By 90volvo
Wish they would interchange, there are some...

Wish they would interchange, there are some pretty cool looking 740 tail shades.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,248
Posted By 90volvo
- My advice; stick with this site. Your getting...

- My advice; stick with this site. Your getting way to much info and its all over the place. Id almost bet money that you have some wiring problems. But you need to let someone here help you trouble...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,502
Posted By 90volvo
Im running 90 v. 240. Evaporator is stock,...

Im running 90 v. 240. Evaporator is stock, rebuilt compressor, upgraded condenser. and built my hoses I used a pex hose crimper (dont laugh, Im in middle of nowhere). I did install condenser fan but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By 90volvo
weird deal. Today I decided to loosen gas cap. It...

weird deal. Today I decided to loosen gas cap. It now starts better. HMMM. Vent plugged somewhere be my guess.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,457
Posted By 90volvo
congrads. Its not easy. At least you didnt have...

congrads. Its not easy. At least you didnt have to deal with the cps. I broke my bracket the first time I did it. So I had to pull the tranny back out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By 90volvo
Gotcha, i will do a little digging. Runs good...

Gotcha, i will do a little digging. Runs good once started but hard to start and it is always when its above half tank. Will let you know what I find out. Think I will go ahead and do diagnostic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By 90volvo
hard start 93 240

Ok, the car is hard to start when I have over 3/4 of a tank. When its less than 1/2 a tank its starts alot better. Both pumps are working, replaced the fuel filter. The basic tune up has been done?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By 90volvo
find you a custom hot rod shop.

find you a custom hot rod shop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,457
Posted By 90volvo
Yelp, dropping the exhaust. I pulled mine in and...

Yelp, dropping the exhaust. I pulled mine in and out 4 times. The last time I dropped exhaust and I was like why and the world did I wait so long to do this. Its tough by yourself; get a good floor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By 90volvo
clutch cable

my cable broke the other day, the end came off it. So I was in a bind and got one at the local auto shop. It was a pioneer brand. Now its super stiff. Ive read that original volvo one are the best...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By 90volvo
Harry, Thanks. I got it working. I appreiciate...

Harry, Thanks. I got it working. I appreiciate it. It was the blue-yellow and the pink wires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By 90volvo
Have a good weekend ne on it's way. Kinda need to...

Have a good weekend ne on it's way. Kinda need to drive it tomorrow. I would hook up if it was just 2 wires but there is like 4 wires. Anyway, I'll figure it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By 90volvo
update

took top shifter cover off and looks like it has to be the neutral switch. Its in pieces. Don't even think I can figure out how it was before. Yes, its that bad
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By 90volvo
wire past the nuetral safety switch

93 volvo 240 automatice sedan. Car wont start, turn over, click or anything. Battery good Ive tried 2 good batterys that start my other volvo. Plus they have been load tested. So for testing reason...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By 90volvo
ok kinda what I thought. They can match with a...

ok kinda what I thought. They can match with a panel code only. I will see if I can reachout nearest major city and see if I can bring a piece in for a scan etc. Thanks for the advice appreciate it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By 90volvo
calling all painters, need advice

my car is the wine red. Im repainting the trunk. Had a slight accident. Car rolled backwards thru a fence. Put a dent in the trunk and scratch my trunk and rear pillar beside back window. My car has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By 90volvo
Got it. Thanks

Got it. Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By 90volvo
basically I have 3 wires that Im concerned about....

basically I have 3 wires that Im concerned about. yellow/rd which goes to passenger side bottom. Rad/white which goes to driverside male spade. Then there is a Pink/white it was plugged into where...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By 90volvo
1993 volvo 240 instrument panel

tying to figure out wiring of this car cluster. I want to make sure it is wired right in the first place. Was car I picked up and alot of crazy stuff jimmy rigged on it. It is a sedan if that make a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By 90volvo
gotcha, thanks for the info. Might try the butt...

gotcha, thanks for the info. Might try the butt connectors to see if I can get the speedo to work. If it does then I will order the connector. Didnt think of Dave B. as a source.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By 90volvo
differential speedometer signal plug

figured out my speedometer problem. The wire plug on the differential was so corroded that wires looks to have fell off the plug. I imagine If, I cant find a plug I will have to make one. Which...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By 90volvo
cluster oil and batter dim

So been trying to get speedometer working on my 1993 volvo 240. Put the replacement 25 tooth gear in and doubled checked everything. Still doesnt work but this time around the oil and better light...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,068
Posted By 90volvo
Gotcha. Not sure if that is what they mean by...

Gotcha. Not sure if that is what they mean by indexing. But regardless your information is something I did not realize. Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,068
Posted By 90volvo
indexing A arm bushings

Getting ready to change my front A arm bushing on my sons 93 Volvo 240. I keep seeing post pop up when I search the process on google, about indexing the bushing? But never find info why or how? Any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By 90volvo
was talking about these. Maybe somebody will buy...

was talking about these. Maybe somebody will buy them for a 740. They would look awesom on a 240.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By 90volvo
740 taillights lense fit 240?

Is there a way to modify a 740 tailight to fit a 240? Just curious. They have some good looking lenses available.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By 90volvo
Any 2 tone paint schemes

Just curious what a two tone would look like. I have a dark wine and thought about painting the top part of car silver. Any thoughts? Hate to experiment then hate it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By 90volvo
matching paint

Need to do some paint repair on my Volvo 90 240. Need like a pint or quart. Anyway I have the paint code 409-11. My local store says nothing comes up on there computer. But said if I could come up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By 90volvo
Its fixed. Here is a link to do away with the...

Its fixed. Here is a link to do away with the BFR.
http://www.240turbo.com/volvorelays.html#bulbfailuresensor
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By 90volvo
IT was but not now. I ran power to the switch. So...

IT was but not now. I ran power to the switch. So it has power to the switch and out of the switch with brake pedal pressed down. But still no power to the back.
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