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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
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: 7
Views: 237
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: 244
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: 5,520
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: 586
Views: 125,107
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: 572
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: 765
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: 765
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: 2,422
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: 1,447
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: 1,447
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: 1,447
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: 1,447
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: 1,447
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: 1,447
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: 1,582
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: 1,447
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: 1,147
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: 1,095
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: 2,498
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: 2,498
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: 2,498
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: 2,498
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: 2,498
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: 2,498
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: 2,498
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: 1,789
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: 1,789
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: 1,809
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: 597
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: 597
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: 597
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: 1,809
Posted By dbarton
Excellent. Thank you. Dave

Excellent. Thank you.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,809
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
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,809
Posted By dbarton
Please correct me if I'm not getting something. ...

Please correct me if I'm not getting something.
If the starter (term 50) is connected to pin 30 or not, what difference would it make as long as no one turns the key to start? Connected or not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,809
Posted By dbarton
It makes me think that maybe this pin should be...

It makes me think that maybe this pin should be ignored for people doing their own installations, unless there's a benefit to smoother starting where the idle speed is momentarily increased (maybe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,809
Posted By dbarton
Further, it appears to me the input signal symbol...

Further, it appears to me the input signal symbol used in the above photo (arrow pointing to left) is correct, but in SOME diagrams the below output ground signal symbol is used. That seems...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,809
Posted By dbarton
LH 2.4 ECU Pin 30 is a MYSTERY to me.

I have questions about PIN 30. I'm finding conflicting information in all of the diagram info I can find.

Pin 30 description in most sources says stuff like this:
Park/Neutral position (PNP)...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,639
Posted By dbarton
I was absolutely not going to load Win7 in my new...

I was absolutely not going to load Win7 in my new PC and then pray for a smooth upgrade.
Dave
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By dbarton
Assuming this is LH 2.4. Brown/black:-----...

Assuming this is LH 2.4.

Brown/black:----- ECU pin 5, ICU pin 20, Ground Ring and OBD pin 8.
Green/yellow:---- ECU pin 6.
Red/white:------- ECU pin 7.
White:------------ ECU pin 8....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By dbarton
The 740, like the 240, has a number of body...

The 740, like the 240, has a number of body harnesses. Some may be the same between turbo and non-turbo, but everything from the firewall forward is not. For example, the right fender harness runs...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,639
Posted By dbarton
This page offers details on counterfeit MSD 6AL...

This page offers details on counterfeit MSD 6AL boxes. It says nothing about other MSD boxes, so your 6A+ may be ok.
https://thecounterfeitreport.com/product/244/
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,639
Posted By dbarton
A few years ago I was looking at fuel pumps. ...

A few years ago I was looking at fuel pumps.

Amazon had great prices on things like Bosch 044 and Walbro 255 pumps and others. After checking reviews it was obvious something was up. People...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,639
Posted By dbarton
I know everyone likes a good deal. Cheaper stuff...

I know everyone likes a good deal. Cheaper stuff sells. Most people don't really care much if it's a fake product until something goes wrong.

As far as I'm concerned, if you find something on...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,639
Posted By dbarton
Hahahahaha.

Hahahahaha.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 376,512
Posted By dbarton
Not much info posted anywhere yet, but it's in...

Not much info posted anywhere yet, but it's in Rolling and the eRolling emails they send out periodically. Here's one.
--------------------

VCOA National Meet 2020
Location - Gettysburg, PA...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 376,512
Posted By dbarton
Or there's the VCOA national meet in Gettysburg...

Or there's the VCOA national meet in Gettysburg in October. I'm planning the 20 hour drive there if it's a go. My first 242 trip to that side of the country.
Forum: showroom 03-17-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,516
Posted By dbarton
That car was lien sold from a repair shop last...

That car was lien sold from a repair shop last year.
Legal notice:
https://en.calameo.com/read/002791721815594b3591b
Lower left corner.

Dave B
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,832
Posted By dbarton
Probably could be done with some determination,...

Probably could be done with some determination, but as you can see below, NO, they are not the same shape/size.
Dave B.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 42,504
Posted By dbarton
There was a time I remember when Volvo considered...

There was a time I remember when Volvo considered it an important part of good business to do what they could to support owners and enthusiasts. That has clearly ended. So when the Chinese venture...
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