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Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,842
Posted By Homer
You need to extend the pushrod ~0.8" using a...

You need to extend the pushrod ~0.8" using a 1/4-28" coupling nut and step down one of the outlets from m12 to m10.
Page 8...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,842
Posted By Homer
Honestly I didn't pay attention. I used a cheap...

Honestly I didn't pay attention. I used a cheap reservoir too and just went with what TB said. Tom sent me some spare o-rings from when he did the same swap.
The tank you ordered looks correct...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,056
Posted By Homer
Dave, Maybe could run the white block bolt...

Dave,
Maybe could run the white block bolt in lower engine mounts I have and late 940 redblock upper mounts with the hydraulic cushions. Correct me if I'm wrong but the 960 whiteblock lower...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,842
Posted By Homer
They leak too.

They leak too.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-24-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,842
Posted By Homer
The o rings are to help land the barb in the meat...

The o rings are to help land the barb in the meat of the seal. The spacing on the 240 res. is slightly different and I think the barbs are a little smaller. I had the same question, but it holds 20...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
Yeah looks like garbage. It'll go away whenever i...

Yeah looks like garbage. It'll go away whenever i get around to making an airbox.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
What Chris said. It's a combo of Deeworks strut...

What Chris said. It's a combo of Deeworks strut plates and brackets. Tubing developed for the 240 strut brace that later made it on to the 787 overhead compartment support struts. (okay maybe the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
Thanks! It was a drop from a sheetmetal supplier....

Thanks! It was a drop from a sheetmetal supplier. Had a bend put in it for the front edge
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
More updates. Living in the bay area now. Still...

More updates. Living in the bay area now. Still haven't quite adjusted to the lack of seasons.
240 just ticked over 50k miles on the whiteblock swap.
Rear brakes have been making noise at low...
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,529
Posted By Homer
Had a lot of fun at my first Davis show! It was...

Had a lot of fun at my first Davis show! It was nice to put more names to faces for sure.
Forum: events 04-11-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,529
Posted By Homer
If it makes you feel any better I took my...

If it makes you feel any better I took my perfectly functioning 240 apart.
Forum: events 03-21-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,529
Posted By Homer
Registered.

Registered.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 01-19-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By Homer
Likewise, about 50k miles on the same sensor here.

Likewise, about 50k miles on the same sensor here.
Forum: events 01-14-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,529
Posted By Homer
Oh I'll be there.

Oh I'll be there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,566
Posted By Homer
Have you tried to manually close it? There should...

Have you tried to manually close it? There should be a tool in the car to do so.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,010
Posted By Homer
I haven't, I will now though.

I haven't, I will now though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,010
Posted By Homer
I'm having the same issue on my 240. Linkages are...

I'm having the same issue on my 240. Linkages are tight but I haven't lubed the wiper arm shafts. I'll give that a go.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By Homer
There's a check valve to prevent any issues.

There's a check valve to prevent any issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,649
Posted By Homer
https://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid...

https://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=117611&catid=934
or for something without a pump
https://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=24889
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By Homer
What he said.

What he said.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 229,790
Posted By Homer
FWIW, I'm running a 0.035 restrictor and AN3...

FWIW, I'm running a 0.035 restrictor and AN3 line. The AN3 vs 4 should reduce oil flow as well. Obv the restrictor is the easiest change.
Not sure where I was going with that.
Same turbo, same...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Homer
Should be 180F

Should be 180F
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Homer
The Lemforders at FCP have the correct ports. ...

The Lemforders at FCP have the correct ports.
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-rack-and-pinion-bellows-kit-right-240-242-244-245-260-270881...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By Homer
Photos?

Photos?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,337
Posted By Homer
Of course! I had the same sort of issue you did.

Of course! I had the same sort of issue you did.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-30-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,337
Posted By Homer
North Manufacturing in Kansas City, MO can...

North Manufacturing in Kansas City, MO can absolutely handle the tri flange giubo arrangement.
I have had several 3 bolt driveshafts balanced and/or modified there.

Address: 1025 Winchester Ave,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By Homer
Why take the risk, just heat it up and weld it....

Why take the risk, just heat it up and weld it. I've welded a vband to a mitsu housing using 309L filler. Preheat and slow cool down did the trick. It welded like cast iron.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By Homer
Give Jorgen Automotive a call. They rebuilt a ZF...

Give Jorgen Automotive a call. They rebuilt a ZF type 3 for me and should be able to provide parts and any advice you might need.
Phone: (734) 971-6700 Roger is the guru.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,328
Posted By Homer
It could be a bunch of things. I'd start with...

It could be a bunch of things. I'd start with mechanical. Check u-joints in the driveshaft, bushings on the rear end, engine mounts as mentioned, trans mounts and pinion/ring gear backlash.
Or it...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,177
Posted By Homer
and production parts

and production parts
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
Yep

Yep
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
Just installed a set of the Kaplhenke Hybrid...

Just installed a set of the Kaplhenke Hybrid Torque Arms. The adjustable poly torque rods had to go. No more poly bushings on this car.
Thoroughly impressed with the change.
-Noticeable...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By Homer
Hopefully it came with the dash bezel and control...

Hopefully it came with the dash bezel and control knob. It mounts in one of the 52mm gauge spots.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-29-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
Cruise control is PERFECT now. The new cable...

Cruise control is PERFECT now. The new cable routing did wonders. Easier to drive at low speeds too.

For giggles I threw an indicator on the rear axle. Found the passenger side axle flange is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,172
Posted By Homer
I've been using the Alternate 1 setup for almost...

I've been using the Alternate 1 setup for almost 5 years now. It's what I recommend in my brake kit installation instructions.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,172
Posted By Homer
Did you follow Dave Barton's guide? ...

Did you follow Dave Barton's guide?
http://www.240turbo.com/volvo240bigbrakes.html
Scroll down a bit to brake line routing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,721
Posted By Homer
What they said. Don't waste your time with...

What they said. Don't waste your time with anything else
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,402
Posted By Homer
I've noticed the main problem being the window...

I've noticed the main problem being the window guide rubber trim. The felt wears off and adds extra drag. My drivers side has a relatively new piece in it and the window is acceptable in speed. The...
Forum: showroom 05-18-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 875,271
Posted By Homer
This is all I have right now. Sorting out other...

This is all I have right now. Sorting out other issues and then I'll take some better photos.
https://i.imgur.com/Zltoc4b.jpg


Thanks! Yah nearly. $850 installed at Costco, $70 instant rebate...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 206,975
Posted By Homer
I have learned so much!

I have learned so much!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
No ABS but I have ABS struts. Thought I might...

No ABS but I have ABS struts. Thought I might implement traction control but that's pretty low on the list.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
Skandix. ...

Skandix.
http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/suspension-steering/wheel-bearing/wheel-hub-mounting/wheel-hub-front-axle/1033317/?dc=32
Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
Yep. Bearing races were already pressed in too.

Yep. Bearing races were already pressed in too.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
New hubs arrived ...

New hubs arrived
https://i.imgur.com/7AwXnDx.jpg

While rolling around under the car I noticed the front universal joint was loose. Volvo specs HD versions of GKN 1300 series U-Joints. I didn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,121
Posted By Homer
Assuming you use passenger side 240 cushions on...

Assuming you use passenger side 240 cushions on both sides, 2" spacers are what you need.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,042
Posted By Homer
That connector does not exist. You CAN find a 5...

That connector does not exist. You CAN find a 5 pin JPT connector and just transfer the pins or grab the gray connector on the DS strut tower from an 850. The pins will swap into that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By Homer
The canister does have a GM logo on the bottom. I...

The canister does have a GM logo on the bottom. I bet with a little sleuthing you could find a comparable replacement online.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 165,645
Posted By Homer
That sounds fantastic. Notice any change in sound...

That sounds fantastic. Notice any change in sound when it warms up?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
I think more than heavy it always just felt a...

I think more than heavy it always just felt a little sticky. Having a newer car to compare it to might have led to me noticing it more. I dunno.
I have the same spool and double spring setup that a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 672,496
Posted By Homer
I went at it through the gauge cluster opening....

I went at it through the gauge cluster opening. The angles made it weird. Turns out I'm just doing it wrong! Derp
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