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Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 33,283
Posted By dbarton
Do not use any lube with friction modifier. It...

Do not use any lube with friction modifier. It will destroy the clutches in a G80. I have this warning outlined in my 240 rear end page:
https://www.240turbo.com/volvorearends.html
Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By dbarton
A photo of this thing the OP bought would be...

A photo of this thing the OP bought would be useful.
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,771
Posted By dbarton
My diff is an unmodified G80. Seems fairly tame....

My diff is an unmodified G80. Seems fairly tame. I had a modified G80 years ago and it did exhibit some unpredictable lurching sometimes.
Dave
Forum: showroom 09-20-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By dbarton
Not a wagon, so you'll need to use some...

Not a wagon, so you'll need to use some imagination.

Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,919
Posted By dbarton
Rebuild and/or revalve: $95 for shocks. $127 for...

Rebuild and/or revalve: $95 for shocks. $127 for struts. Currently services are suspended.
https://www.bilstein.com/us/en/technology-and-knowledge/service/
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,771
Posted By dbarton
New product for you then? Panhard with...

New product for you then? Panhard with rubber/spherical combo like your hybrid torquerods?
Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,771
Posted By dbarton
I've used all three on panhards. If it's for...

I've used all three on panhards.
If it's for street use and you would rather not hear a lot of loud, disturbing cracking and popping noises coming through the car, stay away from spherical joints....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By dbarton
Well aware of that. Nothing ever vibrates loose...

Well aware of that. Nothing ever vibrates loose in any of your cars?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By dbarton
That M6 bolt on the power steering pump is too...

That M6 bolt on the power steering pump is too fragile. It's broken TWICE on my car. In 2017 I changed it to an M8 setup.

This one (both pics below) Mitsubishi alternator tensioner bolt.
$23...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,562
Posted By dbarton
A lot of amps compared to a belt driven fan :)...

A lot of amps compared to a belt driven fan :) (wrote that in context of dealing with heavy amp spikes).
Not really a lot of amps compared to most electric fans nowadays.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By dbarton
Translation: "Here are the new servos, 7 "double...

Translation: "Here are the new servos, 7 "double diaphragm, terribly small and flexible. I'll see if it does the job as it should, the funnels will fit somewhere now, otherwise I will try to solve it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By dbarton
Back in late 2003, early 2004 when I was working...

Back in late 2003, early 2004 when I was working on adding these to my 240, Travis Kijowski of Strictly Volvo Racing (SVR) in Maryland developed the first set of adapters. He had a 940, so he...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By dbarton
When you get some gas out, try pouring some into...

When you get some gas out, try pouring some into a tall clear glass. Let it settle for a while and then closely look to see if a layer of water forms at the bottom. If so, that gas station has water...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,941
Posted By dbarton
I know you had the fuel distributor refurbed...

I know you had the fuel distributor refurbed twice and "assumed" calibrated, but I didn't notice in your other thread if you ever tried a different fuel distributor. Someone on this board will have...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,021
Posted By dbarton
Or consider reversing the installation and see if...

Or consider reversing the installation and see if it goes back to its peppy normal.
Dave B.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By dbarton
That's a useful demonstration. If you don't...

That's a useful demonstration.
If you don't already know . . . The Blue/Green wire he grounded in that video is the control signal wire from the ECU to trigger the fuel pump relay "ON." The ECU...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,475
Posted By dbarton
The mysteries of 240 power mirrors (and switches)...

The mysteries of 240 power mirrors (and switches) are pretty much now no longer mysteries.
240 Power Mirror and Mirror Switch Page (https://www.240turbo.com/240-powermirrors.html)

Thanks ,
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,828
Posted By dbarton
Some maybe, but then again genuine Volvo aren't...

Some maybe, but then again genuine Volvo aren't far behind.

That why I had some made with premium SIFF grade silicone cable (https://www.240turbo.com/volvoharnesses.html#245tailgateharnesses).
...
Forum: showroom 08-09-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By dbarton
Here's one I made. Hopefully it helps. ...

Here's one I made. Hopefully it helps.
https://www.240turbo.com/volvo240mods.html#drivinglights

Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,423
Posted By dbarton
Dana did most of the hard work. It's such a...

Dana did most of the hard work.
It's such a useful thread I couldn't resist trying to fix it.
Dave
Forum: showroom 08-02-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 151,754
Posted By dbarton
That spring valve was on all 240 Turbo throttles....

That spring valve was on all 240 Turbo throttles. It's a pressure relief valve for when the throttle closes under boost.
Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,412
Posted By dbarton
89 240 connector above, 93 240 connector below. ...

89 240 connector above, 93 240 connector below.
Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,762
Posted By dbarton
Also, For those who wanted to know how similar...

Also,
For those who wanted to know how similar the Saab/Porsche mirror switches are to Volvo switches, I disassembled a Saab 900 switch. The Saab switch BTW is the exact same switch used by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,762
Posted By dbarton
More on 240 Power Mirror Switches

As I mentioned in my last thread about disassembling 1985 and earlier 240 power mirrors,
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=355697
I've been working on a page detailing everything I can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,718
Posted By dbarton
I used your guide today. Nice work. You did a...

I used your guide today. Nice work. You did a great job of cleaning, but it didn't look like you removed the contact pieces shown below. They come right out and it makes cleaning easier.
Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,475
Posted By dbarton
Somebody here probably has a surplus of manual...

Somebody here probably has a surplus of manual mirrors. I remember seeing rattly mirrors in salvage yards back in my prime hunting years.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,475
Posted By dbarton
Thanks. I'll be posting questions on switches...

Thanks. I'll be posting questions on switches sometime soon when I get a bit further along on testing the ones I have. No, I won't take them apart as there's already a great thread on that.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,475
Posted By dbarton
Exactly. I'll be putting it all into a detailed...

Exactly. I'll be putting it all into a detailed page along with info on the switches, which is another subject with not nearly as much common knowledge as people assume.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,475
Posted By dbarton
I think your technique of pulling from above and...

I think your technique of pulling from above and below was a better idea. I began pulling alternately from all four directions after it refused to budge during a number of progressively harder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,475
Posted By dbarton
I wouldn't push it. 35 year old plastic might be...

I wouldn't push it. 35 year old plastic might be brittle and the insides might spew out all over the ground. I appreciate it.

I gave it a try on my mirror. The mirror piece was on a LOT...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,475
Posted By dbarton
Thanks Art. So you didn't remove the mirror...

Thanks Art.
So you didn't remove the mirror from the metal plate, correct?
And did you just yank on it and it popped out? Could it be so easy?
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,515
Posted By dbarton
There are quite a few drawings in the 140 Parts...

There are quite a few drawings in the 140 Parts Catalog in GCP.
https://www.gcp.se/en/catalogues/
No dimensions though.

Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,475
Posted By dbarton
Disassembly: 1985 and older 240 Power Side Mirror

Has anyone successfully disassembled an early 240 power door mirror? Or at least removed the mirror glass? I've done this on later mirrors and didn't have issues, but this looks different.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,983
Posted By dbarton
This? ...

This?
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=7392

and:

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=61604

Dave B
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,636
Posted By dbarton
If you can figure out which one flows more air or...

If you can figure out which one flows more air or has more power or bigger motor, start with that. So that could mean a larger unit than I did. I think Vintage has units with 2.25 or 2.5 inch duct...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,880
Posted By dbarton
From my greenbook research, ABS master cylinders...

From my greenbook research, ABS master cylinders have STEPPED bores also:
22.3 mm primary (rear bore), 19 mm secondary (front bore).
Part Numbers: 3530972, 8251131, 8602015.

So a bit LESS...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,880
Posted By dbarton
So then are the two pistons not connected...

So then are the two pistons not connected mechanically? Only connected by movement of fluid? That would make sense to how pressures can be equal.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,880
Posted By dbarton
I'll take that as the best answer so far. Dave

I'll take that as the best answer so far.
Dave
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,880
Posted By dbarton
Stare at this and think about that. ...

Stare at this and think about that.

https://www.240turbo.com/240brakediagmed.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,880
Posted By dbarton
This is why I question this and say probably not....

This is why I question this and say probably not. If two holes are plugged with a stepped master, then the two lines going to the rear calipers are coming from two different sized pistons. So one...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,880
Posted By dbarton
Except he's asking about plugging two lines.

Except he's asking about plugging two lines.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,880
Posted By dbarton
When dealing with a non ABS car, your master...

When dealing with a non ABS car, your master cylinder is stepped. Two different size pistons. I' have asked before and have never found a good answer if this will create issues. Obviously it would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,641
Posted By dbarton
To keep it invisible from prying eyes outside the...

To keep it invisible from prying eyes outside the car? Mine absolutely is not impaired being up high just like my mirror is not impaired.

I have driven with others who like their detector low...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,641
Posted By dbarton
Because he'll probably need to modify his mirror....

Because he'll probably need to modify his mirror.

I have a Valentine One mounted up there, but I no longer have the stock mirror.
https://www.240turbo.com/volvo240mods.html#gentex
But before I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,739
Posted By dbarton
I appreciate the help. I've been working...

I appreciate the help.

I've been working on new pin function diagrams for LH 2.0, 2.2 and 2.4. I use this kind of stuff often to help others with wiring issues and having some simple diagrams I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By dbarton
No I don't need it. Just research so far for...

No I don't need it. Just research so far for some vacuum diagram work for my page and this stuff recently came up.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By dbarton
Good job. Thanks. That pointed me in the right...

Good job. Thanks. That pointed me in the right direction.

#1 is a solenoid valve made by Pierburg. I haven't identified that specific one, but it's definitely NLA. Nearly identical valves have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By dbarton
Identifying some Redblock EGR Components

I'm doing some EGR research.

Can someone ID these two EGR components at the bottom?

And as a bonus, what EGR cars might they be found on?

Thanks, Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,739
Posted By dbarton
Excellent. Thank you. Dave

Excellent. Thank you.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,739
Posted By dbarton
Thanks. Starting to make some sense now. My...

Thanks. Starting to make some sense now. My brain is wired for hot/cold, black/white, and voltage/ground, so things like low resistance paths are more difficult for me.
Dave
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