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Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,653
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
The zip tie was mostly to prevent the reservoir...

The zip tie was mostly to prevent the reservoir from blowing off while bleeding. It didn't leak when I initially filled it and I just saw no reason to take the zip tie off after I was done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I have Homer's...

I have Homer's (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=4533168&postcount=2235) old V50 seats in my daily 244 and they're perfect for daily use. The passenger side one has 2 levers at the bottom...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2021, 02:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,653
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I used the Volvo reservoir on one of my cars and...

I used the Volvo reservoir on one of my cars and I got it to seal by cutting the top flat ring part off the Volvo master cylinder seal and putting them onto the reservoir before putting the reservoir...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,653
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I've run the 94-95 Mustang GT master cylinder...

I've run the 94-95 Mustang GT master cylinder both with the Cayenne brakes and with the R brakes and the pedal effort was fine with both. Both the Cayenne and R rear calipers have the exact same...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2021, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,653
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
Also make sure you check the size of the lugnut...

Also make sure you check the size of the lugnut holes. If they're the same as V50 wheels which are also P1s you may need to use the original lugnuts. I ran Clavas (16x6.5) from a V50 on my 242 and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,504
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I'd start with checking that the door latch is...

I'd start with checking that the door latch is closing fully. Volvo designed the door so it can't be locked while it's open to prevent people from locking their keys in the car. If the latch is...
Forum: article composition 09-22-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 148,068
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I made this document with all the issues and...

I made this document with all the issues and solutions I encountered when doing my 6 cylinder 960 engine swaps along with any information I could find from other build threads so it might be useful...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
Usually black is GND, blue is low beam, and red...

Usually black is GND, blue is low beam, and red is high beam
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,557
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I did some more weighing I weighed my B23F...

I did some more weighing

I weighed my B23F w/ LH2.4 stuff and M47 with about a quart of oil in it and it all weighed 469.2lbs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,768
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
For anyone curious how this turned out we ended...

For anyone curious how this turned out we ended up just swapping the head and the car runs great now. The cylinder 1 exhaust valve was slightly bent and caused the loss of compression and there were...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2021, 02:06 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 132,246
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
The 17z brake setup is probably the best budget...

The 17z brake setup is probably the best budget big brake option for a 240 now. The Volkswagen Touareg, Audi Q7, and Porsche Cayenne that the calipers came on are old enough now that they show up in...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,744
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I ran my NA B23 for about 8 months/10k miles with...

I ran my NA B23 for about 8 months/10k miles with 15w40 oil with the oil pressure at about 8psi@idle/35psi@3-4k. The oil pressure light was on solid until about 1500 rpm and it ran fine until I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,486
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I have a spare newer style pump and hose if you...

I have a spare newer style pump and hose if you need it. I may also have the mounting brackets for it too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,287
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
The spare from a regular S60 will fit with your...

The spare from a regular S60 will fit with your spacers and clear your brakes. A Volan or other 17x7 FWD Volvo wheel with a 205 width tire can also barely fit in the buttcheek and clear your brakes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,311
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
For factory cruise control you'll either need to...

For factory cruise control you'll either need to find a complete 1984- cruise control setup or add a speed sensor and tone ring to your differential to use the newer 240 cruise control systems. Also...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,557
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
6 Cylinder Whiteblock VS NA Redblock weight

For anyone curious while I had my engines out I weighed them to see how much heavier the 6 cylinder whiteblock is than the redblock. The B230F w/ AW70 weighed 509lbs and the B6304FS w/ AW30-40...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,253
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
IME they thread in far enough in the late struts....

IME they thread in far enough in the late struts. It's definitely more than just a couple threads. I've run Bilstein HDs in 3 different 240s over the last few years with 1992/1993 struts and never...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,278
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
On my car that connector plugs into this white...

On my car that connector plugs into this white relay. I have no idea what it's for though...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,768
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
There weren't any weird noises actually it just...

There weren't any weird noises actually it just cranked a bit and stopped and you could hear the starter solenoid click. The engine does have a slight rattle but it sounds like it could just be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,768
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
This was definitely a learning experience and I...

This was definitely a learning experience and I won't be making that mistake again (hopefully). The piston looks fine through the spark plug hole and I couldn't feel any damage when sliding the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,768
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
What did I break? Engine cranked with an extension in the spark plug hole

So my friend changed his timing belt on his B230FT and after lining up the timing marks the car refused to start. I suspected the harmonic balancer slipped so I pulled the #1 spark plug and stuck a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,444
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I found this under the rear seat of a 1993 240...

I found this under the rear seat of a 1993 240 Classic I parted recently. I assume someone at the factory was bored and decided to weld their name into the floor since it's under the original paint
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,539
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
You might have to install a new antenna for the...

You might have to install a new antenna for the radio. On my 1977 244 it's built into the windshield like on the rear window of the 940 wagons. Probably not a huge deal but something to be aware of
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,031
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
It's definitely just a heater. I believe I...

It's definitely just a heater. I believe I connected mine to the AMM power wire when I did this swap. Hopefully you have better luck than I did with the smog. Depending on the referee you go to they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,650
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
It turns out this problem was because of a...

It turns out this problem was because of a mistake I made when I originally swapped this car to LH2.4. Apparently during the installation I never connected the power wire for the O2 sensor heater...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,522
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
Car keeps running with ignition coil disconnected

While I was trying to find the cause of a rough idle issue I disconnected one of the ignition coil wires to turn the car off and instead of stalling the engine continued to run roughly. I also...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,469
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
Update: I made a front mount for the 940...

Update: I made a front mount for the 940 distributor with some aluminum bars and a 14mm socket glued to the distributor shaft and went to the referee. Unfortunately he said that he still won't pass...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,469
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
The guy I took it to today actually called the...

The guy I took it to today actually called the guy from yesterday so I think no matter what I told him he was going to fail me on that.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,469
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
So I took it back in today to a different referee...

So I took it back in today to a different referee and got failed again for the wrong distributor and the wrong ecu. Apparently the ecu I got with my engine is from a 1995 940 so I just need to find a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,469
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
That sounds like a good plan. I scheduled an...

That sounds like a good plan. I scheduled an appointment at a different station for tomorrow and hopefully the guy there will be more reasonable.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,469
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
The thing is all of those things are the correct...

The thing is all of those things are the correct parts. He didn't even check the ecu and he assumed the head was modified to remove the 940 distributor.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,469
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
B230FT Swap Failed California referee inspection for wrong distributor

I swapped a 1994 B230FT into my 1980 242 about a year ago and went to get the swap approved by the referee today. They failed me for not using the 940 head mounted distributor. The referee insists...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,502
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
Or he could swap one of the front strut...

Or he could swap one of the front strut assemblies to an ABS strut
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,502
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
One major difference is the 92 cluster gets...

One major difference is the 92 cluster gets powered through the blue wire on the 3 pin speedo connector and the 82 cluster gets powered through the normal cluster connectors. Beyond that I'm not sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,502
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
The wiring is different but it isn't that hard to...

The wiring is different but it isn't that hard to rewire the connectors to work with the 92 cluster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,067
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
The pump sounds fine but I'll get a pressure...

The pump sounds fine but I'll get a pressure gauge on the system tomorrow morning. I checked the intank pump when I was trying to get the car to start with the lines backwards and it's working...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,067
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
Kjet no fuel issue

I'm having trouble getting a kjet system to give the engine enough fuel to run consistently. I recently swapped the whole engine and fuel system from a 1979 242 into a 1992 240 and when I installed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,560
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I changed the alternator today and the car is...

I changed the alternator today and the car is charging again. It seems like the old alternator stopped working somehow during the swap. Thank you for all the helpful replies
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,560
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I checked both engine grounds and they looked...

I checked both engine grounds and they looked fine. The large ground wire going from the engine to the battery was never removed from the engine so I don't think swapping engines should have damaged...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,560
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
Alternator not charging on B230F engine swap

My dad and I have been working on swapping a B230F into his 1979 242 and we're near the end of the swap but now the alternator wont charge. We checked the exciter wire, the wire from the starter to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,352
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I'm volvogt's son and I'll be doing most of the...

I'm volvogt's son and I'll be doing most of the work for this swap if we decide to do it because I did this same swap a few months ago on my 1980 242 with a 1992 parts car. It took me about 8 weeks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,411
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I was planning to do that originally but the car...

I was planning to do that originally but the car I got the engine from wasn't originally from California so it doesn't have EGR. A ref would notice that it's missing if I tried to tell them that I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,411
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
Idk why I didn't think of that. Thanks for the...

Idk why I didn't think of that. Thanks for the idea
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,411
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
So I got the car smogged today and it failed for...

So I got the car smogged today and it failed for high NOX and the ignition timing was at 12* BTDC instead of 8*. I think a new cat will fix the high NOX problem but the ignition timing being off will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,411
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
I can't use the whole kjet distributor because I...

I can't use the whole kjet distributor because I don't think the kjet engine will run with the LH distributor and I'm putting the kjet engine into the 1992 240 after I put the B230 in my 242.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,411
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
That's a really good idea and I would have never...

That's a really good idea and I would have never considered them checking for that. I'll try to take the vacuum canister off of my kjet distributor and attach it to the LH2.4 distributor
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,411
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
My 242 says it is a California emissions car on...

My 242 says it is a California emissions car on the sticker so swapping in the non California engine definitely wouldn't be allowed if I took it to the referee as it is.

I don't plan on selling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,411
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
CA Smog Referee Engine Swap Questions

I'm currently in the process of swapping a 1992 B230F and LH2.4 into my 1980 242 and I'm planning to get the swap approved by a smog referee. However the donor car isn't originally from California...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,258
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
That was it! The rear one on the passenger side...

That was it! The rear one on the passenger side was loose. Thanks for the help
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,258
Posted By AnthonyHardy2
Loud Thunk in Front Passenger Suspension

For a few months my 1980 242 has made a loud thunk that sounds like it is coming from the front passenger suspension whenever I brake hard or turn far in either direction. Today I swapped the whole...
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