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Forum: performance & modifications 03-19-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By StreetForged
What type of distributor volvo 240 1990

What type of distributor is used on an LH2.4 B230F? I finally gathered the majority of the required parts to finish my MSD 6A ignition and I want to be sure I don't need a ballast resistor as well....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,799
Posted By StreetForged
I'll look into the Enem cams. I've read a fair...

I'll look into the Enem cams. I've read a fair bit about all the Volvo cams, and I'm not particularly interested in any of the other options aside from K and H, even if they're harder to find and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,799
Posted By StreetForged
Best Cam Option for NA Budget Drift 240?

My plans are fairly dead set on a K or H cam, though it seems that H cams are very hard to find. What I was wondering, was if there were still options in 2020 like the RSI cams, and if there would be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,395
Posted By StreetForged
It may come to that soon, but I put 60 miles on...

It may come to that soon, but I put 60 miles on the car today and it seemed to be running pretty well. I feel like it has a noticeable MPG improvement, and it accelerates fine. It's a little slower...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,395
Posted By StreetForged
I wish there were inspection windows on M47s. I...

I wish there were inspection windows on M47s. I test drove the car today and it seemed to have normal power, but was popping a lot more than it did with the automatic when I got off the gas. I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,540
Posted By StreetForged
Funny enough I just did an m47 swap and didn't...

Funny enough I just did an m47 swap and didn't see the info about aligning the flywheel so I just bolted it up. Test drove it tonight, and it's popping like crazy when I let off the gas, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,694
Posted By StreetForged
I think I'm just stupid, I kept fiddling with the...

I think I'm just stupid, I kept fiddling with the cable and made up a clutch return spring, but eventually managed to get it right without a spring. Swap is mostly finished, drove it tonight.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,694
Posted By StreetForged
He claimed that the clutch height was about equal...

He claimed that the clutch height was about equal to the brake, while mine is about half way between the brake and the floor.

I should also mention that I have STS Machining's lightweight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,395
Posted By StreetForged
"If the engine started, your flywheel timing is...

"If the engine started, your flywheel timing is correct. Look for other problems"

I think this answered my question, the car fired right up just as if I hadn't swapped it at all, so I figure it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,395
Posted By StreetForged
60-2 Flywheel Installed Incorrectly

What sort of symptoms would I see from installing the flywheel at the improper angle on an LH2.4 car with an m47? I didnt even think about it and didnt see anything in my research about that when I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,694
Posted By StreetForged
I'll inspect it and ask the previous owner what...

I'll inspect it and ask the previous owner what his experience was with his clutch prior to his v8 swap. What sort of pressure or play should there be on the clutch fork when the clutch is at rest?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,694
Posted By StreetForged
Low Clutch Pedal

I'm in the middle of an M47 swap on my AW70 1990 240, and I just installed the flywheel, clutch, trans, and cable. Even with the clutch cable fully adjusted back, the pedal still sits at about half...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,387
Posted By StreetForged
I'm probably not using the right key words. A few...

I'm probably not using the right key words. A few threads come up in my search, but I couldn't find much of any relevant data for what I was looking for. I really appreciate you taking the time to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-30-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,387
Posted By StreetForged
It's an LH 2.4 Setup. I inquired further into the...

It's an LH 2.4 Setup. I inquired further into the setup the original car had, and the previous owner said it was still using a stock distributor and wasn't sure about the ignition coil. What sort of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,387
Posted By StreetForged
I'll look into this and see what information is...

I'll look into this and see what information is out there, but is there a specific distributor I'll need in order for this to work properly? It looks like there are a lot of options, but there's...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,387
Posted By StreetForged
This is an extremely helpful explanation. I'm far...

This is an extremely helpful explanation. I'm far from a wiring specialist, and really appreciate the assistance. It's been weirdly difficult to find this information for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,387
Posted By StreetForged
So I'll have two connections off the negative...

So I'll have two connections off the negative terminal? Seems like a strange way to wire something, I'm glad to know it's that simple. Is there anything else I'll need other than the aforementioned...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,387
Posted By StreetForged
MSD 6A Wiring

I got the ignition box portion of the MSD 6A setup, but I'm having trouble finding information about how I would wire the white wire after I obtain a set of MSD coil/distributor/wires. It could also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,142
Posted By StreetForged
1990 240 Hesitation on Hard Accel

Lots of threads exist for similar issues, but due to the many potential things it could be, and the differences between all our vehicles maintenance histories and modifications, I figured it would be...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,904
Posted By StreetForged
I appreciate the info, the connectors are the...

I appreciate the info, the connectors are the same between these two sensors as well so I'm sure everything should be straightforward and turn out well.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,904
Posted By StreetForged
Changing o2 Sensor Location

I don't understand all the finest details of the functioning of sensors and the like, so I'm not sure if this is an issue. I am swapping exhausts on my 1990 240 to a 1985 240 exhaust that looks like...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,394
Posted By StreetForged
I'm a bit late and you got one reply from someone...

I'm a bit late and you got one reply from someone else who has them, but I also have had them on my 240 for about a year. The fronts weren't fun to install but like Acke mentioned they work pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,111
Posted By StreetForged
The m46 shaft I have has that rear guibo portion,...

The m46 shaft I have has that rear guibo portion, I figured I'd just use the one for the M47. People fit 700 center support brackets onto 240s? Ive got 2 240 center supports and a 700 one, but just...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,111
Posted By StreetForged
I'll keep that in mind after I get a driveline...

I'll keep that in mind after I get a driveline quote and have exhausted other options, I'm not in a big rush. The guibo doesn't look like it allows for much flex like a traditional U joint would, I...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,111
Posted By StreetForged
I've seen that video before and thought it was...

I've seen that video before and thought it was pretty funny, but that's a lot of peace of mind to know I don't need to be a professional measurer to make sure the sensor is lined up correctly,...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,111
Posted By StreetForged
240 M47 Shifter Bracket Length/Swap Info

I bought an M47 from a 740, and swapped the shifter bracket, clutch cable, and the gear selector rod with a 240 M46. These brackets still appear to be too long compared to the ones from an M47, so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By StreetForged
It's going to be stock engine, just an OE cam...

It's going to be stock engine, just an OE cam swap, probably A cam because they're cheap and seemingly easy to find. I needed a lot of parts from the car I got with the swap, and it was only 300...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By StreetForged
I like the 200 chassis because it's fairly unique...

I like the 200 chassis because it's fairly unique compared to most of the popular drift platforms. It wasn't really about picking the best thing. I like that people just assume these cars are really...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By StreetForged
I'd sure love that to be the case. I've heard...

I'd sure love that to be the case. I've heard that they're pretty heavy due to the overdrive unit and being made of cast iron, so I imagined that the difference wouldn't be that high.

Once a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By StreetForged
AW70 vs M46 Weight?

I can't find weight figures for the transmissions anywhere. Seems like there's a lot more info available for S-chassis, which is where I come from. Does anyone have any idea how much these...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,754
Posted By StreetForged
That's all the information I think I'll need,...

That's all the information I think I'll need, thanks guys! A lot more simple than most of the problems this car gives me, haha.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,754
Posted By StreetForged
Haha hey Ben, already have your panhard bar, axle...

Haha hey Ben, already have your panhard bar, axle bushings, and quick steer kit. This may have to be the route I go.

I've never removed the top perch. Do you think the adjustable BC perch I...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,754
Posted By StreetForged
240 BC Coilover Rear Springs

I've had BC coilovers for a while now, and it was a nightmare to get the rear end to ride properly. The car has a pretty big rake, because the car literally bounces like a trampoline if the rear...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,308
Posted By StreetForged
I was guessing it may have been mega squirt....

I was guessing it may have been mega squirt. Definitely don't care to find an aftermarket solution for this setup; If I did, I'd probably just swap a bigger motor entirely.

I've ripped most of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,308
Posted By StreetForged
MSNS?

MSNS?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,308
Posted By StreetForged
Is the 004 distributor from an LH2.4 car? I...

Is the 004 distributor from an LH2.4 car? I suppose I still have a pretty decent amount of research I need to do. Between having the two running, driving cars, will I have every part I need to make a...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,308
Posted By StreetForged
I appreciate that. I think I'll just be staying...

I appreciate that. I think I'll just be staying NA and doing a cam or something for the lifetime of this transmission, so it shouldn't have any more than 120whp. I already slide it around in first...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,308
Posted By StreetForged
Manual swap LH2.2 to LH2.4 CPS

I just got hold of a 1985 240 with an m46 to do a swap in my drift project, a 1990 aw70 car I've had for a while, and need to get it done in a timely manner and without much more investment. I've...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,794
Posted By StreetForged
May I ask your credentials that would suggest...

May I ask your credentials that would suggest that a 5.0 rear end would be beneficial in drifting? You'll constantly be on the limiter in need of the next gear. The stock 3.8~ is pretty close to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,794
Posted By StreetForged
I'm replacing all the bushings and such first...

I'm replacing all the bushings and such first with spehericals and poly. It's on cut springs from the previous owner. The front spring sleeves are shortened and most of that needs to be replaced...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,794
Posted By StreetForged
I dont currently have access to internet, and it...

I dont currently have access to internet, and it seems to be impossible to upload photos directly off my phone to the site. It's lowered about 3 inches, gutted, welded diff, spherical adjustable rear...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,794
Posted By StreetForged
1990 240 hydraulic handbrake

I have the lever already Installed, but am wondering if there are any nuances I should be aware of before attempting to do this job. All I need to do is T off from the master cylinder rear line into...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,524
Posted By StreetForged
Adjustable Torque Rods 240

I made adjustable torque rods out of heim joints and swedge rods, and it seems to have improved my handling slightly from the old blown stock ones, but my question is, how do I properly adjust these?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,809
Posted By StreetForged
I managed to fix it today. Replaced the secondary...

I managed to fix it today. Replaced the secondary fuel pump and fuel strainer. Also wasn't getting power to it, wire failure somewhere so I wired it to the fuse block with a new wire ran to the rear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,809
Posted By StreetForged
Stalling Issues on 90' 244DL

For the last few weeks my car has had a lot of trouble staying running. It began as the car running like sh*t when I first started it up, I'd give it a few revs and it would be fine. Then it...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,621
Posted By StreetForged
I would have done that but I couldn't find one...

I would have done that but I couldn't find one for less than 100 bucks so I figured whatever, I'll keep the clock and spend 15% of that and get the same feature, but here we are...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,621
Posted By StreetForged
Exactly, so long as I can get one that does work...

Exactly, so long as I can get one that does work lol
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,621
Posted By StreetForged
Don't judge me lmao, I went as low budget as you...

Don't judge me lmao, I went as low budget as you could go so I shouldn't be too surprised if it is the fault of the tachometer itself....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,621
Posted By StreetForged
Did I get a dud tachometer?

I wired up an Ebay tach to my 1990 240DL last night and I couldnt get the needle to move, though the lights worked. It has a red(power?), white(light), black(ground), and green wire(Tach), which I've...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,086
Posted By StreetForged
I welded my differential less than a week after I...

I welded my differential less than a week after I got the car. Not too worried about the auto detonating, then I'll have no excuse to go through with AW71 which I intended to do anyway. Just hoping...
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