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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 01:43 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By IansPlatinum
https://i.imgur.com/p3E4rMoh.jpg OHV park...

https://i.imgur.com/p3E4rMoh.jpg

OHV park went well.

I got a kick out of everyone pointing at the wagon on the trails.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By IansPlatinum
Your neighbor's car does not sound like the one....

Your neighbor's car does not sound like the one. A P80 volvo that hasn't run in years is pretty much worthless at this point, especially with known prior mechanical issues.

On top of that, if you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,433
Posted By IansPlatinum
....and 1700 mile trip (actually 1900 miles) went...

....and 1700 mile trip (actually 1900 miles) went pretty smooth.

I trust the 240 more than my fiancee's 2011 sonata, whose transmission just blew up at 101K miles.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By IansPlatinum
I put lucas conventional 80W-90as per the advice...

I put lucas conventional 80W-90as per the advice of the tech at eaton. He claimed they use lucas conventional 80W-90 in their field tests, and that the oil is "field proven" for the application. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,419
Posted By IansPlatinum
Driving uphill (7% grade) @ 11,000+ ft really...

Driving uphill (7% grade) @ 11,000+ ft really pushes the b230f to the limits.
Intermittent starting issue now... sometimes I'll get no response when I go to start, no click or anything. Sometimes...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By IansPlatinum
You need to get a 92-only black grille asap....

You need to get a 92-only black grille asap. That's one of the best parts of a 92!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,419
Posted By IansPlatinum
Casualties so far include a sticky EGR valve...

Casualties so far include a sticky EGR valve (will delete soon) and frozen water supply. I didn't realize how much 8200 ft elevation affected baseline intake vacuum measurements too. Normally idles...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,101
Posted By IansPlatinum
The axle side ones are solid due to the rigidity...

The axle side ones are solid due to the rigidity of the ears, but the body side might have to get replaced with these...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,101
Posted By IansPlatinum
:doh: :doh: why did I not discover these?

:doh:

:doh: why did I not discover these?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By IansPlatinum
That would make sense, considering it's only...

That would make sense, considering it's only while coasting (which would be slight deceleration). Maybe my rebuild is still breaking in and causing everything to run hotter? I guess I could try a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By IansPlatinum
I initially put FCP's liquimoly 75W90 (GL5) in...

I initially put FCP's liquimoly 75W90 (GL5) in before I realized that was synthetic (only 200 miles on that fluid), then switched to Lucas 80W90 non-syn at the recommendation of eaton tech support
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By IansPlatinum
Anyone else's truetrac make this noise?

Anyone else's truetrac make this noise?

https://youtu.be/YXlnenhnDFg

It only does it under the following conditions:

1. Diff is warmed up (after driving for 15+ minutes)
2. Coasting on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By IansPlatinum
Mine otherwise drives fine & shifts smooth. If it...

Mine otherwise drives fine & shifts smooth. If it were center support bearing, wouldn't it whine while coasting in neutral?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By IansPlatinum
AW70 noises

Anyone else have a first gear that 'whirs'?

My aw70 makes a whirring sound only as I'm moving, and pretty much goes away as soon as it shifts into 2nd, or even if I put it into neutral while...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,101
Posted By IansPlatinum
Not rubber. Polyurethane. The Johnny Joints are...

Not rubber. Polyurethane. The Johnny Joints are essentially the same as the R joint. They had the R-joint on display at summit. I don't remember if they were greasable or not.

I used the LH & RH...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,419
Posted By IansPlatinum
I think you're right, there's been several...

I think you're right, there's been several how-tos on swapping to a g80. I chose the trutrac.

I have the tail light cover, just removed it because it was loose, and needed regluing. It's back on...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By IansPlatinum
Nice job. being higher up on the stud might allow...

Nice job. being higher up on the stud might allow the fastener to 'tilt' a bit under load, but it should still help regardless.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,101
Posted By IansPlatinum
Just following up in case anyone wants to do...

Just following up in case anyone wants to do similar as me- the johnny joint torque rods in combo with Ben's spherical TABs seems to allow full articulation without binding, even with longer shocks....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,101
Posted By IansPlatinum
no launching here, only wagoning

no launching here, only wagoning
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,275
Posted By IansPlatinum
Keep in mind the acoustic 'absorbers' will absorb...

Keep in mind the acoustic 'absorbers' will absorb water if they are open cell, so you don't want to put it anywhere is can get wet. I use the eggcrate absorber material in my home studio for a vocal...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,419
Posted By IansPlatinum
Repainted bottom coils where I had sandblasted ...

Repainted bottom coils where I had sandblasted
https://i.imgur.com/SxJePVbh.jpg

Sewed some limit straps from 850 seat belts. Tex 105 should be fine
https://i.imgur.com/eBmiXeIh.jpg

Only had 3...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2019, 02:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,419
Posted By IansPlatinum
New springs arrived in the mail: moog cc780 Ipd...

New springs arrived in the mail: moog cc780
Ipd overloads on left for comparison. The moogs have a spring rate of 125lb/in, much closer to stock. Should ride better unloaded than the IPDs. They're...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By IansPlatinum
SKF joints went in fine., no issues with fitment....

SKF joints went in fine., no issues with fitment. Seem OK quality, but definitely just gonna go with GKNs next time
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,204
Posted By IansPlatinum
pics of lifty boi?

pics of lifty boi?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,204
Posted By IansPlatinum
Volvo offers taxi arms from gcp still. They're...

Volvo offers taxi arms from gcp still. They're boxed but have a provision to allow folding. Idk how important folding really is, seeing how the 850 arms are solid steel.

The rears should be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By IansPlatinum
Be advised, received the U joints, made in...

Be advised, received the U joints, made in china....

Probably the same OEM as the GMB ones FCP sells, as the SKF lettering is etched into the body, not cast. So I guess I just bought some...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 49,228
Posted By IansPlatinum
Maybe dropping the deposit gives them the...

Maybe dropping the deposit gives them the temporary dopamine rush of actually buying the car, but then reality sets in, and they realize they don't wanna fork over the full amount.

oh well, deduct...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 49,228
Posted By IansPlatinum
I don't understand the whole deposit & bounce...

I don't understand the whole deposit & bounce thing. Happened to me, I guess people just like giving away their money?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By IansPlatinum
Economy and just the sake of experimentation......

Economy and just the sake of experimentation... the 3.1 TPS is a potentiometer, rather than a switch... supposedly allows better "guess & check" from the ECU.

The MAF is more modern than the 2.4...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By IansPlatinum
LH3.1 572 ECU and other questions

Hello,
I'm going to be converting my 1992 LH2.4 EGR 240 to LH3.1, and blocking off the EGR in the process. I had a few questions regarding LH3.1:

-Is the -572 ECU the only LH3.1 ECU? Is there no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By IansPlatinum
Good to know... I guess it baffled me that SKF is...

Good to know... I guess it baffled me that SKF is capable of producing anything shoddy... they're literally the global leader in bearing manufacturing. Almost every industrial application bearing is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By IansPlatinum
Why don't you want grease fittings?

Why don't you want grease fittings?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By IansPlatinum
SKF u-joint quality?

Ordered 3 SKF U-joints for my driveshaft, part number UJ344.

Called up my local driveshaft shop for a quote, and he says the SKF u-joints are junk and probably won't balance due to loose...
Forum: website & board 11-04-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,152
Posted By IansPlatinum
Brilliant! Can't believe I never tried that

Brilliant! Can't believe I never tried that
Forum: website & board 11-04-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,152
Posted By IansPlatinum
Wanted to publicly complain about the 4-character...

Wanted to publicly complain about the 4-character search minimum when searching on the "For Sale" section for parts, because googling site:turbobricks.com does not return for sale section results....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,419
Posted By IansPlatinum
Out with the old ...

Out with the old
https://i.imgur.com/WJOYu20h.jpg
In with the new
https://i.imgur.com/yMuo0BKh.jpg
Out with the old
https://i.imgur.com/uN9exq5h.jpg
In with the new...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,419
Posted By IansPlatinum
Plastic mud flap delete on all 4 wheels, in favor...

Plastic mud flap delete on all 4 wheels, in favor of rubber, need to put the driver's side on.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,419
Posted By IansPlatinum
Rear axle removed, New diff bearings, axle...

Rear axle removed,
New diff bearings, axle bearings & seals, pinion bearings & seal installed, all timken & SKF
Trutrac installed, speedo ring from Ben
Next up is a rear caliper replacement,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,419
Posted By IansPlatinum
Renfest camping trip went smoothly Humidity...

Renfest camping trip went smoothly

Humidity evacuation fan performed wonderfully

https://i.imgur.com/hKKrb1sh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,181
Posted By IansPlatinum
Nice. Source for seat foam: ...

Nice. Source for seat foam:
http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/body/interior-equipment/seats/seat-foam-front-seat-seat-surface/1025988/?bi=bd951704b91ff789d6091060aa44afd2

Be sure that the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,433
Posted By IansPlatinum
Just arrived from a 500 mile round trip last...

Just arrived from a 500 mile round trip last night in the 1992 240 with 240K miles. 4 weeks prior, I did a 600 mile round trip. Preparing for a 1700 mile round trip next month.
All new sensors, and...
Forum: events 10-19-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,539
Posted By IansPlatinum
Won't be able to make it. I'll catch y'all next...

Won't be able to make it. I'll catch y'all next time
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,275
Posted By IansPlatinum
Easy bud, just laying down facts so the consumer...

Easy bud, just laying down facts so the consumer can make an educated purchase... Why would anyone not want more information?

Not trying to press an agenda...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,275
Posted By IansPlatinum
Noico is made in Russia, FYI. There are...

Noico is made in Russia, FYI. There are alternatives for a little more made in the USA if you care about that sort of thing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,275
Posted By IansPlatinum
Reducing vibration is reducing noise. Butyl helps...

Reducing vibration is reducing noise. Butyl helps reduce vibration of flat panels, which will help damp noise (think of how much quieter a drum would be if you laid a sheet of rubber over the drum...
Forum: events 10-15-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,539
Posted By IansPlatinum
Looks like I might be able to swing by, but will...

Looks like I might be able to swing by, but will need to leave early for a wedding
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,419
Posted By IansPlatinum
Today boat received an air evacuation system to...

Today boat received an air evacuation system to control in-car humidity while camping... last time we stayed in the car it was practically raining inside with two people and one dog sleeping. This...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By IansPlatinum
I paid for a blue box volvo coil for my 240. It...

I paid for a blue box volvo coil for my 240. It was a bosch brazil coil. Didn't even say Volvo anywhere on the coil. I could have saved $10 had I known it was exactly the same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By IansPlatinum
I killed the 140's coil by using it on the 1800ES...

I killed the 140's coil by using it on the 1800ES when I still had it (I was doing some diagnostics). Not sure if it was a no-no to use a B20B coil on a D-jet car, but it died within a dozen miles....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By IansPlatinum
Likely rear cam seal or valve cover seal. ...

Likely rear cam seal or valve cover seal.

Use a mechanic's mirror and observe beneath the distributor area to confirm.
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