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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By holtzboy
There should be 3 different bolt hole locations...

There should be 3 different bolt hole locations for the rails, make sure you are putting the seat at the lowest position. I am 6' 3" and never had a problem although I have never sat in a proper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,211
Posted By holtzboy
It would be nice to up it to something like 14.7...

It would be nice to up it to something like 14.7 volts at cold start like Dave Barton does with his Bosch regulators. Once it is warmed up the voltage drops and then you start adding loads like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By holtzboy
I figure I might as well protect myself from...

I figure I might as well protect myself from breathing any particulates I don't have to. My line of work requires a lot of PPE so I am used to it. Not sure what it is actually composed of.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By holtzboy
Heat gun, scraper, wear a respirator and have...

Heat gun, scraper, wear a respirator and have some fans going.

EDIT:

https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=0BxUVBHf-69VOWTUzN3dSZ3QzcWc
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By holtzboy
Make sure you are using flare nut wrenches on any...

Make sure you are using flare nut wrenches on any copper brake line fittings. Too easy to strip with regular wrenches.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,405
Posted By holtzboy
This makes me want to go AW71 with my mild...

This makes me want to go AW71 with my mild 250-300hp goal rather than spending a bunch of money on a noisy T5 or CD009 setup. I had a Getrag 265 in my 242 turbo and it had terrible decel noise too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By holtzboy
I have not tried that yet

I have not tried that yet
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By holtzboy
Electrical nerds - Failed LH 2.4 ECU diagnosis

Would anyone be wanting to dissect my failed #951 N/A LH 2.4 ECU to help me determine what might have caused the no start issue? I looked it over with the naked eye and don't see anything broken,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,395
Posted By holtzboy
This is from the SDS: Ingredient name:...

This is from the SDS:

Ingredient name: 1,2-ethanediol
% 60 - 100
CAS number 107-21-1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,167
Posted By holtzboy
I need some cleaned as well

I need some cleaned as well
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,269
Posted By holtzboy
Nothing too exciting yet, been dismantling and...

Nothing too exciting yet, been dismantling and cleaning parts, picked up the Harbor Freight parts washer.

https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=1ChhTdUCAI_-JCRQ6yS02WXXpaoPCHPcx
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,191
Posted By holtzboy
Did you order fittings and hose locally or...

Did you order fittings and hose locally or online? I would love to hear if everything works out and copy the setup. I am starting from scratch as I ripped everything out when I was young and dumb in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,306
Posted By holtzboy
530 cylinder head pitting concerns

The head I just pulled off a 94 B230FT has some fairly bad pitting. I'm not so confident a regular resurfacing would get it back to clean metal. Worth trying to deal with or should I find another...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,269
Posted By holtzboy
86 244DL aka "Butter" - The story of a first car and its future

My #190 yellow (butter) 86 244DL was my first car, purchased in August 2002, I saw it for sale in someone's driveway near my parent's place up on Bald Peak, southwest of Hillsboro. I broke the rules...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,692
Posted By holtzboy
IPD has just that -...

IPD has just that - https://www.ipdusa.com/products/20781/139511-volvo-high-flow-stainless-steel-sport-exhaust-kit-240-non-turbo-models-ipd-139511

EDIT - under axle, damn
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,215
Posted By holtzboy
Any reason you couldn't or shouldn't use the 7...

Any reason you couldn't or shouldn't use the 7 cyclinder compressor for more powah?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,215
Posted By holtzboy
The link says oops. Some good info in this thread...

The link says oops. Some good info in this thread that gives me confidence I might actually be able to reinstall AC on my 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,215
Posted By holtzboy
All that pops up at FCPEuro is the OEM Volvo for...

All that pops up at FCPEuro is the OEM Volvo for $600+, RockAuto does list these though:

VARIOUS MFR 7511612 Info
Sanden; SD7H15; 6 Groove .75 IN X 4.927 IN; 8 Ear; Top Deep Pad; R Switch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,215
Posted By holtzboy
Also interested in this info as I want to...

Also interested in this info as I want to resurrect the AC in my 86 244. I heard the 7 piston compressors would be a nice upgrade or at least have potential to perform better.

On a side note, do...
Forum: showroom 05-13-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,537
Posted By holtzboy
Wasn't the Dana Posi a dealer option? I don't see...

Wasn't the Dana Posi a dealer option? I don't see that on there.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,388
Posted By holtzboy
This shows the basics of what needs to happen but...

This shows the basics of what needs to happen but doesn't go into all of the details:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_siRP0JUaRI
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,882
Posted By holtzboy
Stickied thread from For Sale: ...

Stickied thread from For Sale:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=314692

Gary is a good guy
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,736
Posted By holtzboy
Yoshifab has a wastegate bracket for sale on his...

Yoshifab has a wastegate bracket for sale on his site
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 52,216
Posted By holtzboy
You got to be careful with the new style clutch...

You got to be careful with the new style clutch cables, they like to stiffen up and bend the firewall plate. Kjets on a Plane might have a used old style version for sale.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,998
Posted By holtzboy
I had a rumble/deep bass tone in my wagon from...

I had a rumble/deep bass tone in my wagon from 40mph to 55mph, I tried shimming up the center bearing, different tires, different driveshaft, different transmission and nothing worked. I ended up...
Forum: website & board 03-28-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 85,862
Posted By holtzboy
$25 your way. So glad I stumbled upon this forum...

$25 your way. So glad I stumbled upon this forum back in 2004. Learned so much and met so many great local people over the years.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,225
Posted By holtzboy
I highly doubt there would be a measurable...

I highly doubt there would be a measurable difference, especially for an NA. I would rather swap out $7 paper filters and not have to clean/dry a filter that may not clean up as good as it's original...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 559,639
Posted By holtzboy
I hope you solve the driveline issue so I can...

I hope you solve the driveline issue so I can mimic your setup in the future. My Getragged 79 242 turbo was so annoying with all the noises it made and I am hoping to avoid that this time with the T5...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,967
Posted By holtzboy
Minor thread jack but it's relevant. ...

Minor thread jack but it's relevant.



This concerns me for my future 242 build. I previously had a Getrag 265 in my 242 turbo I sold and hated how much it rattled and how noisy it was. I was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,581
Posted By holtzboy
I am guessing these may be the two: Organic...

I am guessing these may be the two:

Organic - http://www.kgtrimning.org/clutches-special/rc3.html

Sintered - http://www.kgtrimning.org/clutches-special/sl622v215.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,581
Posted By holtzboy
Does this help with part numbers at all? ...

Does this help with part numbers at all?

https://s.race.fi/data/sachs/catalog_clutch.pdf
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,581
Posted By holtzboy
Do you have part numbers for the SRE PP, organic...

Do you have part numbers for the SRE PP, organic disc and sintered disc?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,759
Posted By holtzboy
Okay, I am starting from scratch so I am just...

Okay, I am starting from scratch so I am just waiting for a 91 - 93 240 parts/junkyard car to pop up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,759
Posted By holtzboy
Happen to have the specs on the lines you made?...

Happen to have the specs on the lines you made? It would be awesome if someone had dimensions/fittings/bends needed for the custom lines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,095
Posted By holtzboy
I suppose if the pigtail makes good contact with...

I suppose if the pigtail makes good contact with the pins it should be fine. I would remove that cap off the adjustment screw in case the base AMM mix needs to be adjusted.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By holtzboy
My 240 turbo used the donut, both sides of the...

My 240 turbo used the donut, both sides of the pipe were flared outwards. Used to blow it out all the time. How PSI a donut support?!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By holtzboy
If both sides are flat, you use that gasket. I...

If both sides are flat, you use that gasket. I have a 93 240 and it has a "ball and socket" type flange that didn't have any gasket at all.

Similar to this:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,720
Posted By holtzboy
I have seen the boots separate from the plug...

I have seen the boots separate from the plug wires on two different sets of IPDs so I just stick with OEM Bougicord. Turbo engines use NGK BP7ES plugs.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974
Posted By holtzboy
I shimmed my driveshaft up with 3 and then 5...

I shimmed my driveshaft up with 3 and then 5 washers on each bolt and I still have deep rumble/vibrations from 40mph to 55mph. Coincidentally I don't notice any vibrations when under heavy/full load....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,212
Posted By holtzboy
Anything you do besides replacing the head would...

Anything you do besides replacing the head would be a band-aid fix in my opinion. Start searching for a replacement head and get an upper gasket set so if it gets worse, you have everything needed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By holtzboy
I like David Samuels' replacement @...

I like David Samuels' replacement @ https://www.wagonmeister.com/240-replacement-heater-valve
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,595
Posted By holtzboy
I just swapped to 940 e-codes and my connectors...

I just swapped to 940 e-codes and my connectors were the round bullet style. The clear insulation molding that is supposed to hold the pins in the plastic connector was breaking down and crumbling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,271
Posted By holtzboy
I would suggest you: 1. Replace air filter ...

I would suggest you:

1. Replace air filter
2. Replace ALL 4 spark plugs with NGK BP6ES, gapped at 0.028"
3. Replace spark plug wires with a set of Bougicord wires
4. Replace distributor cap...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,694
Posted By holtzboy
Have you tried it with stock AMM to see how it...

Have you tried it with stock AMM to see how it behaves?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,651
Posted By holtzboy
Wideband, AEM kit with 4.9 self calibrating...

Wideband, AEM kit with 4.9 self calibrating sensor is around $150
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,799
Posted By holtzboy
What part of Oregon are you from? If around the...

What part of Oregon are you from? If around the Portland metro area, good/cheap used parts shouldn't be terribly hard to get a hold of. Is there a check engine light or any codes stored on the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 21,877
Posted By holtzboy
I have had e-codes on my 240 for 6 years and just...

I have had e-codes on my 240 for 6 years and just recently got a pair for my 940, I would never hack up my front end to put something else on. I just wasn't sure if lummert was implying those truck...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 21,877
Posted By holtzboy
Those are interesting. Still looks like it's a...

Those are interesting. Still looks like it's a 9004 bulb so what's the difference from regular passenger car 86 to 93 lights?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,346
Posted By holtzboy
What kind of air filter are you using on the AMM?

What kind of air filter are you using on the AMM?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,081
Posted By holtzboy
These cars don't usually idle perfectly although...

These cars don't usually idle perfectly although it's not impossible. I would say some fluctuation is normal and yes it does drop to idle speed in neutral. Since your also in Colorado the high...
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