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Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By GratefulNed
Just the answer I was looking for. :cool: ...

Just the answer I was looking for. :cool:

Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By GratefulNed
Exclamation Urgent! Ok to mix different wheel bearing grease?

Hey y¬’all, I¬’m doing axle shaft bearings in the 240. The new SKF bearings are prepacked with a clear/amberish grease, and I bought the red wheel bearing grease from oriellys.
Bently manual calls...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By GratefulNed
Thumbs up Shoot, you convinced me I just ordered it. Thanks...

Shoot, you convinced me I just ordered it. Thanks everyone, and thank you extra, this was just the response I was looking for!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By GratefulNed
240 Stock Diff + V8 = Broken Diff, LSD Options?

So TB, my v8 swapped 240 is really coming together, i have finally reduced the interior volume/drone of the exhaust to less-than-mind-numbing levels thanks to $350 in cats, mufflers, and u l t r a q...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By GratefulNed
Itís a 1993 Volvo 240, I havenít checked whether...

Itís a 1993 Volvo 240, I havenít checked whether itís zf or cam, and also canít decide if I would switch to a zf if I had the choice/didnít have one already because I heard theyíre ďthickerĒ in one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By GratefulNed
AC Delco Rack Pinion Steering Rack? 240

Chasing down a steering rack, have run my v8 swapped 240 with no p/s pump and all the fluid drained for a while, not sure exactly how bad that is for them but she also has over 350k on her. When i...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By GratefulNed
Would you happen to have a pic of that? Doesn't...

Would you happen to have a pic of that? Doesn't sound too bad if i'm imagining what you're describing, and i'm about to upgrade my welder, might be worth a go
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By GratefulNed
Thanks thats some great info. Why would i want to...

Thanks thats some great info. Why would i want to swap my steering shaft? i havent look at it too hard but it seems that eliminates a U-joint, which seems like it would push the shaft even closer to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 165,566
Posted By GratefulNed
I concur, my conversion made CONSIDERABLE use of...

I concur, my conversion made CONSIDERABLE use of a BFH. I'd recommend atleast a 4lb, 6lb if you can find it. 3lb didn't quite cut it
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By GratefulNed
How about this? Can you see all the pics? I...

How about this? Can you see all the pics?

I dont know how either so i just upload them to imgur (which is free just need an acct) and then click "embed post" on the right hand side. Then just copy...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By GratefulNed
V8 SBC Pics of Block Hugger Headers?

Here there TeeBeeeeeeee

I got a sbc in my 240 on JTR mounts, and like everyone else, i got those deep elem clangin bangin steering shaft blues. Using rams horn manifolds on both sides, and a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 165,566
Posted By GratefulNed
Thumbs up 2turbski's you've got the same issue i do, and i...

2turbski's you've got the same issue i do, and i guess all v8 guys do. The pry bar idea is a great one. JTR also mentioned lengthening the bolt holes under the dash to give you more room to chooch...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,578
Posted By GratefulNed
Yeah, i just read on IPD volvo's offset is...

Yeah, i just read on IPD volvo's offset is positive (away from the car), so these wheels are 20mm farther in, not out like i thought, and 1.5" wider, so thats definitely not going to work for those...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,578
Posted By GratefulNed
Thanks for the replies guys! This car is...

Thanks for the replies guys!

This car is about 30% rust, especially in the rear fenders. I’m no stranger to a sawzall, or a welder, and don’t mind making custom fender flares.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,578
Posted By GratefulNed
I need more traction!

So my sbc 350 v8 swapped volvo is almost done (build thread coming), im wrapping up the exhaust, wiring, and still procrastinating on power steering.

Needless to say, with 10:1 compression,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,929
Posted By GratefulNed
man... that old control arm looks like my frame...

man... that old control arm looks like my frame right behind my rear spring perches...

*but noooo....this was the perfect 240 for me.... a great deal i said....*
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 68,598
Posted By GratefulNed
That turbo looks almost as big as the cam gear!...

That turbo looks almost as big as the cam gear! Seems just about big enough. You might need rods made of unobtainium though... lol
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By GratefulNed
Haha if i do, i will let you know! :) :-D

Haha if i do, i will let you know! :) :-D
Forum: performance & modifications 01-21-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By GratefulNed
Iíll take the beer thanks, i got her out no...

Iíll take the beer thanks, i got her out no problem by welding a nut. I prefer an IPA but modelo will do as well
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By GratefulNed
So in other words, donít sweat the super tiny...

So in other words, donít sweat the super tiny slaggies that may have gotten in there? There is no visible slag, just didnít want the turbo to explode because of a stupid mistake.

And yeah, the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By GratefulNed
The lord giveth, the lord taketh away

I got the stud out! Welding a nut did the trick. But i forgot to put a towel in the holes and a tiny slag bead may have found its way in..... (read: iím an idiot). This is my first time ever dealing...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By GratefulNed
Question Can i use heat to get out a snapped stud on a turbo?

Long story short i have a 0.5Ē long snapped off stud on the flange where the turbo connects to the downpipe i have to get out of my 13c turbo. Ive been soaking it in PB Blaster but no luck yet with...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By GratefulNed
Are you saying to grab the injectors and res....

Are you saying to grab the injectors and res. pack from the 1995 940 im getting the turbo from? Also, the MAF is also called a AMM, right? I'm planning on grabbing the one from the 940 as a spare,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By GratefulNed
I do not have access to a hoist, and being able...

I do not have access to a hoist, and being able to accomplish this in a weekend or 2 is also a necessity, so I'll be turbo'ing the b230f and aw71 that are in my 240 for simplicities sake. My...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By GratefulNed
If anyone has a list of things i definitely need...

If anyone has a list of things i definitely need to walk out of the junkyard with, please let me know. I am definitely open to buying things new or used but from a different year car if it will make...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By GratefulNed
If anyone has a list of things i definitely need...

If anyone has a list of things i definitely need to walk out of the junkyard with, please let me know. I am definitely open to buying things new or used but from a different year car if it will make...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By GratefulNed
Thank you for all of the replies. I definitely...

Thank you for all of the replies. I definitely have a lot to learn, but am just trying to get my feet wet and get my +T on the road
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By GratefulNed
https://imgur.com/gallery/yCuWuJK

https://imgur.com/gallery/yCuWuJK
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By GratefulNed
Exclamation Should i buy the turbo from this 95 940 for my +T?

Iím at the junkyard right now, and found a 95 940 that came in only 5 days ago. 150k on the odometer. The car i am +Tíing is my 1993 240 with a b230f. I have confirmed the motor in the 940 is a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,775
Posted By GratefulNed
Thank you for all your replies! This is by far...

Thank you for all your replies! This is by far the most helpful forum ive been apart of.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,775
Posted By GratefulNed
You say until 91, but the other TBíer says 90+,...

You say until 91, but the other TBíer says 90+, so does that mean only 1990/91 740/940ís have what i need?

Also, just for ****s and giggles, how much for the complete setup?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,775
Posted By GratefulNed
Question Comprehensive junkyard parts list w/ pictures of a B230f+t?

Hey guys! I just bought my first volvo 240, a 1993 with 318k miles (minimum, probably more) and an automatic. It has a B camshaft, and other than running rough for the first 10 seconds on a cold...
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