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Forum: website & board 12-31-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,407
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
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Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,659
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^thanks, that's what I was looking for

^^thanks, that's what I was looking for
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,659
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
So on a stock 240, this measurement is ~12"? ...

So on a stock 240, this measurement is ~12"?
(ground to bottom of pinch weld)

https://i.imgur.com/Pf76nqFl.png
https://i.imgur.com/kIPXaPbl.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,885
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/10706824/y...

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/10706824/yes.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,659
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Can someone double check this? What is the height...

Can someone double check this? What is the height from the ground to rocker bottom on a stock height 240?

When I take this measurement I am getting ~8.5", but I'm pretty confident my car is not...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,750
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Wow what a find! Congrats.

Wow what a find! Congrats.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,609
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes, no issues. I ran that setup for a period of...

Yes, no issues. I ran that setup for a period of time.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 614,760
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks good. I also like that accessory gauge...

Looks good. I also like that accessory gauge mounting. Is that another 3D printed solution?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 614,760
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Very cool.

Very cool.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,088
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
+1 Geminis look great as well. *edit:...

+1

Geminis look great as well.

*edit: if you want to fine tune your badge placement:
https://i.imgur.com/O0cyzBW.png
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 614,760
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,263
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
With a new CHRA unit, this theory seems unlikely....

With a new CHRA unit, this theory seems unlikely.
Also seems unlikely that a crack would open up when the turbo gets hot when running vs. overnight when cold. But you could take the downpipe off,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,263
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Have you done a "block test" to check for...

Have you done a "block test" to check for combustion gasses in the coolant?
https://www.autozone.com/loan-a-tools/loaner-blown-head-gasket-tester
I know the headgasket is assumed good, but just a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 24,287
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Or find a large force tester and measure the...

Or find a large force tester and measure the spring rate.
Do you live near a university? Maybe reach out to a faculty member and ask for some assistance...a Mechanical Engineering side project? I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,151
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes, the upgrade pump is attached to the sending...

Yes, the upgrade pump is attached to the sending unit by the supply hose only.

https://i.imgur.com/IbhZptWl.png
(upgrade pump attached, stock pump on the right)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
this is from my 004 distributor: ...

this is from my 004 distributor:
https://i.imgur.com/GtDYplgl.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
TP31304 https://ozvolvo.org/archive/

TP31304
https://ozvolvo.org/archive/
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 240,545
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Installed a Simons 2.5" exhaust and headpipe with...

Installed a Simons 2.5" exhaust and headpipe with enlarged merge area. Seat-of-the-pants dyno says that it freed up some torque. Sound-wise it is about as loud as the previous 240T system, but has a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 34,447
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Wheels look great!

Wheels look great!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 675,982
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
looking good!

looking good!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I think it just might be how your system...

I think it just might be how your system operates.
Does it start normally each time?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,288
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
you can order SS or aluminized 3" exhaust tubing...

you can order SS or aluminized 3" exhaust tubing from Rock Auto, NAPA, Advance
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Bottom left of the cam seal…maybe it’s lighting...

Bottom left of the cam seal…maybe it’s lighting but it looks like the lip of the seal is flipped or torn.
Forum: showroom 11-01-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 962,282
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
either copy and paste the url or copy and paste...

either copy and paste the url or copy and paste the embed code from the youtube video
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,308
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
+1, thanks for sharing

+1, thanks for sharing
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 675,982
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:volvo: Wow good for you!

:volvo:
Wow good for you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,885
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice, that’s a rare find.

Nice, that’s a rare find.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 756,069
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks like fun! Glad it is on the road.

Looks like fun! Glad it is on the road.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Oh I see. How are your motor mounts? If they are...

Oh I see. How are your motor mounts? If they are a little saggy the engine could have shifted back a little making things harder to realign the trans mount and x-member.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do you have a floor jack? I’d take the weight off...

Do you have a floor jack? I’d take the weight off of the x-member by using the jack under the transmission and then replace or reposition the x-member.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 441,871
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
respect that ECU panel is... ...

respect

that ECU panel is...
https://i.imgur.com/lqKlotB.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,151
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I agree (for a stock n/a LH2.2 / 2.4 setup). ...

I agree (for a stock n/a LH2.2 / 2.4 setup).

Anecdotally...I am using the high output pump with a Kjet main pump without issue, but this really moves way more fuel than is needed for a n/a LH...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,499
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
or have some made like this: ...

or have some made like this:
http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy4/tporterellijaycom/P6150004.jpg
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=250266
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
10w30 vs 10w40, take your pick IMO...the owner's...

10w30 vs 10w40, take your pick IMO...the owner's manuals typically say __W40 is for hard driving, mountains, etc

Any similarly sized oil filter with a 3/4-16 thread will spin onto the oil filter...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,907
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Take the wastegage actuator off of the turbo and...

Take the wastegage actuator off of the turbo and try to free things up off of the car where you have more room to work. Soaking in some PBlaster and a vice grips should help.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,499
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
There used to be a kit sold by "Converse...

There used to be a kit sold by "Converse Engineering", but that is NLA.

The best resource is the "Volvos That Run" thread here:
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=250257

Some...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,613
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
some rough dimensions from back side of mating...

some rough dimensions from back side of mating flange to merge:

stock: 32.5"
KL: 28.5"

The OD of the pipes is basically the same.

stock:
https://i.imgur.com/mG8dnEkl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 614,760
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:lol: car is looking good propav8r...sounds...

:lol:

car is looking good propav8r...sounds gnarly from the MM videos
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,613
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
KL Racing offers a 2.5" head pipe very similar to...

KL Racing offers a 2.5" head pipe very similar to what Swedbrick posted.
It has a much nicer merge than the stock pipe.
https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/framre-ror-240-25.html
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
seat heater switches from a later 240 are on/off...

seat heater switches from a later 240 are on/off and will fit in the dash
Forum: showroom 10-04-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
sweet!

sweet!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
For reference, here is an overview of how to...

For reference, here is an overview of how to retrieve the codes from LH2.4.
http://www.volvoclubofbc.com/technical/systemfaultcodes.html#rfc
Forum: showroom 09-28-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,081
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks like a fun cruise! Jealous of those roads....

Looks like a fun cruise! Jealous of those roads. I'll have to keep this in mind next year.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,907
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
This. There should be a bit of preload on the...

This. There should be a bit of preload on the wastegate flapper (~1/2 the diameter of the pin). If there is zero preload there will be little to no boost.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,652
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^agree. I like them too (have them on my 242). I...

^^agree. I like them too (have them on my 242). I used the newer FWD center caps.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 1,055,013
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:spin:

:spin:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,303
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Turbo-Outlet-Flange-Saab-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Turbo-Outlet-Flange-Saab-9000-9-5-TD04HL-GT17-Volvo-940-T5R-2-25-2-5-Pipe-/262898827444?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l6249&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0
You could use...
Forum: showroom 09-19-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,681
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
haha same. cool hobby / pics @lookforjoe!

haha same.

cool hobby / pics @lookforjoe!
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,607
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
KL Racing has steel crank gears as well.

KL Racing has steel crank gears as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ding ding ding we have a winner.

Ding ding ding we have a winner.
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