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Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By dorvin
Really enjoyed scrolling through this, nice work!

Really enjoyed scrolling through this, nice work!
Forum: website & board 05-17-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 19,966
Posted By dorvin
Stickers arrived today, thank you!

Stickers arrived today, thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By dorvin
I too have used automotivetouchup.com with no...

I too have used automotivetouchup.com with no issues. Both times were with newer cars, a '93 and a '97 though. The paint I received matched the car I needed it for.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By dorvin
Just an update on this, I did manage to get the...

Just an update on this, I did manage to get the pipe out without pulling the exhaust manifold. I replaced the crank position sensor while it was easily accessible too.

I'm having a helluva time...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By dorvin
Good call, I found these at IPD,...

Good call, I found these at IPD, https://www.ipdusa.com/product.asp?P_ID=11455 is that the same thing? do you think it's worth fetching copper for extra corrosion resistance? I'm not opposed from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By dorvin
You're right, it would probably be worthwhile to...

You're right, it would probably be worthwhile to replace the exhaust manifold gaskets.. I was planning on replacing the intake gaskets if I had to make room on the other side.. This car only has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By dorvin
Replacing coolant pipe

When it comes to replacing the hard coolant pipe on a NA 240, is it possible to wiggle that into place without pulling the exhaust manifold? Just eye balling it, it looks like it could be possible,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,762
Posted By dorvin
I've run Amsoil XL 10w-30 with Mann filters in my...

I've run Amsoil XL 10w-30 with Mann filters in my 240 since I've owned it. Didn't know the maintenance history when I picked up the car, but it had a no-name Chinese oil filter so I didn't expect the...
Forum: website & board 02-06-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 19,966
Posted By dorvin
Happy to help out!

Happy to help out!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By dorvin
Interesting, they spelled it wrong in the...

Interesting, they spelled it wrong in the article. Type 'regedit' instead, and follow the guide. Always double check that you're in the right area in the left hand column before modifying any values.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,147
Posted By dorvin
Call me naive, but I've never heard of using...

Call me naive, but I've never heard of using newspaper this way. Interesting.
Forum: website & board 12-11-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By dorvin
I'm just a few miles north of the loop, lemme...

I'm just a few miles north of the loop, lemme know if you need a second hand anytime.
Forum: website & board 12-08-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By dorvin
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 21,020
Posted By dorvin
The look of that tint makes me want to tint the...

The look of that tint makes me want to tint the windows of my #412 classic.



Whoa, I didn't know they did that, where did they sign?
Forum: showroom 11-15-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By dorvin
I'm running a 35k BTU kerosene torpedo heater I...

I'm running a 35k BTU kerosene torpedo heater I picked up on Craigslist. After replacing the cracked fuel lines and rebuilding the air pump, it's more than sufficient to heat up my un-insulated two...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By dorvin
How old is oldish gas?

How old is oldish gas?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 100,849
Posted By dorvin
Eff yes! thank you for the update!

Eff yes! thank you for the update!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,461
Posted By dorvin
Definitely recommend second hand for the Bentley...

Definitely recommend second hand for the Bentley manual. Should be able to score a copy off ebay for ~50.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,903
Posted By dorvin
Right on, thank you!

Right on, thank you!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,903
Posted By dorvin
Would love to see more of this car, something...

Would love to see more of this car, something about a 3800 in a 240 makes me very very happy.

Is your instagram account still active? I can't seem to find anything when searching for...
Forum: website & board 09-07-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,009
Posted By dorvin
Welcome! You've stumbled upon one of the best...

Welcome! You've stumbled upon one of the best repositories of Volvo knowledge available online.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,021
Posted By dorvin
So, did you get it installed?

So, did you get it installed?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,633
Posted By dorvin
For #2, I was recommended here to use a paint can...

For #2, I was recommended here to use a paint can opener, like this:
https://i.imgur.com/3ms73Yi.jpg
It worked great for pulling old seals, and the hardware store I visited gave me one for free.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,431
Posted By dorvin
Considering they used an air hammer to get the...

Considering they used an air hammer to get the two pieces apart after they pounded them together incorrectly, this is likely the case.. Bummer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,431
Posted By dorvin
Well, what I could get a look at, it was thin...

Well, what I could get a look at, it was thin like a washer, and had a little hole drilled in the middle.

Unfortunately, due to time constraints, and needing to drive about 1000 miles Thursday...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,431
Posted By dorvin
Something broke free in driveshaft?

Hi all,

I've been on a conquest getting my driveshaft carrier bearing replaced for the past few weeks. I farmed out getting the bearing replaced, and the first time, the shop destroyed the dust...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,812
Posted By dorvin
Keep us updated!

Keep us updated!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 96,982
Posted By dorvin
Maaan, this build is fantastic.

Maaan, this build is fantastic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,765
Posted By dorvin
Well, just an update. I cut up a cheap...

Well, just an update. I cut up a cheap replacement cable for the end, and got it crimped to the remainder of the original cable:

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

1mm before the sheath when at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,765
Posted By dorvin
Right on, thank you for the link. The fluid...

Right on, thank you for the link.

The fluid wasn't too bad looking when I did a partial flush using the flush kit from IPD. I wouldn't be surprised if it was original, so ~130k miles. It was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,765
Posted By dorvin
Thank you for the suggestions and advice, much...

Thank you for the suggestions and advice, much appreciated. I may try to attach a bit of cable near the end with cable ends, just to get it functional again, short term. The remaining cable luckily...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,765
Posted By dorvin
Broken kickdown cable

Hello,

During a recent excursion under the hood of my '93 240 I noticed my kick down cable rusted and snapped near the throttle body.

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

It's very possible...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 120,402
Posted By dorvin
Man, I've loved reading through this thread....

Man, I've loved reading through this thread. Wonderful work, and beautiful car!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 27,036
Posted By dorvin
Definitely excited to see this project progress.

Definitely excited to see this project progress.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 2,239
Posted By dorvin
Agreed, someone may want a set of steelies to put...

Agreed, someone may want a set of steelies to put on winter tires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,398
Posted By dorvin
I think some if not all models equipped with a...

I think some if not all models equipped with a turbo don't have a flame trap in that location, like you're seeing. Anyone feel free to confirm or deny, seems to me I remember reading that when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,398
Posted By dorvin
If memory services, Hose A connects into the...

If memory services, Hose A connects into the intake manifold, just on the other side from the throttle body. Should be a little brass fitting to push the hose onto.
I just quickly modified this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,398
Posted By dorvin
If the PCV system is clogged, the crankcase...

If the PCV system is clogged, the crankcase pressure will be higher than normal, and you may start to see oil leakage around seals and gaskets, sometimes the cam seal at first, and usually the rear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,398
Posted By dorvin
It's this o-ring: ...

It's this o-ring:

https://www.ipdusa.com/products/5700/107230-oil-separator-box-o-ring

That sits on the bottom of the PCV box.

Just remember to buy that when you buy a Volvo branded PCV...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,398
Posted By dorvin
If it's been a while, the PCV box under the...

If it's been a while, the PCV box under the manifold may blend in really well. It's tucked in there pretty well, but can be removed and cleaned/replaced without removing the manifold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,716
Posted By dorvin
Ah, thank you. Were those a manual or automatic...

Ah, thank you. Were those a manual or automatic specific application, or only certain years kind of thing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,716
Posted By dorvin
Perfect, thank you for the quick response. ...

Perfect, thank you for the quick response.

https://i.imgur.com/k6xEQhdm.png

Is that the rubber quibo?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,716
Posted By dorvin
I'm not trying to derail this thread, but it...

I'm not trying to derail this thread, but it covers a topic I've been reading up on, and since it's a newer thread, I'm not bringing up the dead.

I had similar symptoms driving from Minnesota to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By dorvin
Perfect, thank you for the quick response. I...

Perfect, thank you for the quick response. I figured it was vinyl, but wanted to ask before I work in some conditioner that might end up making them worse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By dorvin
Best way to condition headrests

Hello,

Given the squishy nature of the slatted headrests in 240s, I'd like to try to preserve the condition of mine as best as possible. Does anyone know specifically what these are made and...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,153
Posted By dorvin
Nice, keep us updated. I love to see these...

Nice, keep us updated. I love to see these resurrection stories.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,686
Posted By dorvin
Looks good! Out of curiosity, what 3D...

Looks good!

Out of curiosity, what 3D printer did you get?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,980
Posted By dorvin
Ah, thanks. Earlier this week none of your...

Ah, thanks. Earlier this week none of your pictures were loading for me so I was kinda lost. Glad to see they're working again.
Forum: showroom 06-10-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9,452
Views: 3,061,708
Posted By dorvin
Got some pictures inbetween downpours during...

Got some pictures inbetween downpours during Memorial weekend in Minnesota.

https://i.imgur.com/OTaMdvQl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,980
Posted By dorvin
What exhaust manifold did you get, something...

What exhaust manifold did you get, something aftermarket?
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