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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By dl242gt
Here is a heavy duty driveshaft support....

Here is a heavy duty driveshaft support. https://www.stsmachininginc.com/collections/test-240/products/hd-center-support-bearing-for-240-1974-1993?variant=7918985740324 But it probably is only for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By dl242gt
If your setup is using a non ballast resistor...

If your setup is using a non ballast resistor setup then the 240 coil won't work. The 240 coils use a ballast resistor or are computer controlled. Most likely it would over heat without the ballast...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By dl242gt
The Cibie 7" headlights I had on my 123gt had the...

The Cibie 7" headlights I had on my 123gt had the best pattern. The flutes on the lights also look the coolest. FYI Volvo supplied 7" bosch H4 headlights to Canada back when they got Volvos with 7"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,610
Posted By dl242gt
Give yourself a little time to recoup and then...

Give yourself a little time to recoup and then read all the associated green books. Kjet isn't that hard to understand and troubleshoot. But it does require some of the needed tools like the fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By dl242gt
The only difference I know of in the late model...

The only difference I know of in the late model cars is to be sure to match up the type of flange for the converter. Cars with EGR use a port in the exhaust manifold and there isn't anything about...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By dl242gt
I like the halogen lights. Hella made a vision...

I like the halogen lights. Hella made a vision plus H4 7" that was US certified. Or you can buy the euro code version. Cibie 7" headlights are really good, too. If you installed Cibie you would have...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 455
Posted By dl242gt
I've been using MTL in my m46 with over 330k...

I've been using MTL in my m46 with over 330k miles for about 150k miles. It works better warmed up but has always been a great product for helping synchros function better and has never given a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By dl242gt
That is volvo unobtanium. Should be in the rare...

That is volvo unobtanium. Should be in the rare volvo parts thread. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By dl242gt
I used to use Warren truck oil 15-40w in my 93...

I used to use Warren truck oil 15-40w in my 93 wagon. It has soot slayer in it to protect your engine from a buildup of soot. Then I upgraded to the T6 rotella and the engine did like it better. My...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 285
Posted By dl242gt
Could probably find the contact information in an...

Could probably find the contact information in an old issue of Rolling magazine. I think he lived in Edmonton, Canada.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By dl242gt
To the vo138. If your temp gauge is still using...

To the vo138. If your temp gauge is still using the compensator board. It can't really be trusted at all. Once you bypass that thing. Then you see the real temp the engine is running at. You'll also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 285
Posted By dl242gt
Volvo gold for sure. Anyone remember Bill Chebb...

Volvo gold for sure. Anyone remember Bill Chebb who used to rebuild heater fan motors for Volvos and other cars? He was in Canada and back then his ball bearing rebuilt heater fan motors were $150...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,770
Posted By dl242gt
That seems like a really good spring. I'd like to...

That seems like a really good spring. I'd like to see the height in a picture when you're done installing them.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By dl242gt
Chipping is available for LH2.2 ecu and the...

Chipping is available for LH2.2 ecu and the couple of examples I've chipped ran better in my subjective experience. You may have to remove the existing prom and add a socket to an LH2.2 ecu. Then you...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By dl242gt
I've only driven manual volvos over the years....

I've only driven manual volvos over the years. Automatic version were well engineered for the most part but boring. The enjoyment of driving involvement makes it worth it. Plus it makes the car like...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By dl242gt
You'll want to put two O2 sensor bungs in the...

You'll want to put two O2 sensor bungs in the downpipe. One for the engine management and the other for a wideband.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By dl242gt
I have not but I have liked everything I've...

I have not but I have liked everything I've bought from Dave.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 285
Posted By dl242gt
You could also check and see what fan motor vp...

You could also check and see what fan motor vp autoparts is selling.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By dl242gt
The pressure switch for the fan is along the...

The pressure switch for the fan is along the passenger side of the engine compartment. It's down low in the a/c line that follows the frame rail. If you remove the plug on the switch and short the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By dl242gt
You can do a pressure test on the system and then...

You can do a pressure test on the system and then use a borescope to look inside the heater box at the core. Also if the heater box gets a lot of liquid in it generally it'll come out the floor vents...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By dl242gt
The manifold to converter pipes can rust where...

The manifold to converter pipes can rust where the two pipes join. That'll affect the lambda like Otto says.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,970
Posted By dl242gt
The vacuum boosters shouldn't make that air...

The vacuum boosters shouldn't make that air suction sound. Just had to replace a 1 year old one on our F250 making that noise. It passed the keeping vacuum test but didn't provide any boost to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By dl242gt
Another thing that may help is to get a set of...

Another thing that may help is to get a set of chips for your LH2.4. LH2.4 has known throttle tip in lean spike when accelerating. The aftermarket chips usually have this modified so it won't pinig...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By dl242gt
That oil filter is listed as fitting at the...

That oil filter is listed as fitting at the bottom of the page. https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1990,740,2.3l+l4+turbocharged,1288414,engine,oil+filter,5340
Forum: showroom 10-12-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,764
Posted By dl242gt
They have them in black, too....

They have them in black, too. https://nordicar.com/en/product/4447/rim-ats-alloy-silver-volvo-1800e-es-142-144-145-164-240-5-5x15-283513.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By dl242gt
For troublesome fuel fittings on kjet. You can...

For troublesome fuel fittings on kjet. You can use some thread sealant like the loctite 592. Put it on all contact surfaces. The fittings will seal easier so you don't have to overtighten the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By dl242gt
Actually the air flowing through the center of...

Actually the air flowing through the center of the heater core is the cooler return side of the heater core. The resistor is placed in the middle to use that cooled center airflow. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By dl242gt
I bought one of those 10 layer $50 ones on ebay...

I bought one of those 10 layer $50 ones on ebay and it's working well. Not a custom fit but a great price.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure you know injectors are flowing...

Make sure you know injectors are flowing properly. That number four might not be delivering the beans. As tough as these heads are they crack. It can be repaired but has it's cost. I have a 405scp...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By dl242gt
I use a bypass valve because with kjet I didn't...

I use a bypass valve because with kjet I didn't want to lose the metered air to the engine. Just be sure to aim the bypass air into the turbo so you don't get air blowing back to the air flow sensor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By dl242gt
Glad you got it figured out. No special tools for...

Glad you got it figured out. No special tools for the crank pulley on the b21 is nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By dl242gt
Other info like what kind of outlet on the turbo?...

Other info like what kind of outlet on the turbo? Is it flanged or V band out of the turbo? There were some people selling downpipes but the only ones I know of now is over seas like jt tuning. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By dl242gt
That's probably your answer. When you retension...

That's probably your answer. When you retension after the initial installation miles it usually takes up a lot of slack in the belt.
Forum: website & board 10-08-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,858
Posted By dl242gt
I used to have as large a hoard of air cooled VW...

I used to have as large a hoard of air cooled VW stuff as Volvo. The experiences I've had with VW people buying parts is worthy of a book of short stories.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By dl242gt
Well, I have to say. At this point in life I...

Well, I have to say. At this point in life I don't want to lay on my back and try this. I've removed overdrive units but that extension housing looks like another beast altogether. Thanks for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By dl242gt
Resealing an M47

I have a rebuilt M47 that has leaked from day one of installation. It's a rebuild from Volvo that sat on the shelf for many years before I used it. Now, I really want to reseal it. The leaks are from...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,161
Posted By dl242gt
I'd go with the M46 so it makes the speedometer a...

I'd go with the M46 so it makes the speedometer a non issue. That rear ratio will be ok except for high speed cruise where your rpms will be a bit over 3k rpms at 65mph. For a more exciting cam that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,187
Posted By dl242gt
It's not like they are going to keep stocking...

It's not like they are going to keep stocking steering racks for a European Ford in the US that didn't sell all that well. :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By dl242gt
From what I recall if you try to use the switch...

From what I recall if you try to use the switch that is the LH2.2/2.4 type throttle switch. You have to move a wire internally so it works the same as the kjet switch. Basically so normally open and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By dl242gt
Another good experience I can relate is the use...

Another good experience I can relate is the use of cryo treated rotors. On my turbo they have lasted through three sets of EBC green and are now using PBR pads. I used the ATE premium one rotors with...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,770
Posted By dl242gt
That seems like what you are looking for. Mine...

That seems like what you are looking for. Mine were an inch or so shorter in free length than the original front springs on my wagon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, I'd say that is about right. The converter...

Yes, I'd say that is about right. The converter slowly fills with carbon on the grid restricting the exhaust flow slightly over the years of use. A new O2 sensor is more quickly reacting to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah man! those are epic sounds on those videos....

Yeah man! those are epic sounds on those videos. Thank you!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By dl242gt
PBR also branded pads with the Axxis brand. I've...

PBR also branded pads with the Axxis brand. I've gotten great prices on them from Rock Auto closeouts. The biggest single performance brake upgrade I've noticed was drilled rotors. Even using PBR...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,770
Posted By dl242gt
Just to confuse things further. The GT...

Just to confuse things further. The GT aftermarket springs I've bought were listed in the parts description as turbo/GT springs and they were the correct diameter and rate. I bought mine back when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 346,654
Posted By dl242gt
One of the guys recently posted a link to...

One of the guys recently posted a link to Nordicar a Volvo parts seller overseas. In browsing their site I see lot of aftermarket parts branded Vantage. Anyone use those parts? The pictures look nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,610
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah, you could probably interchange a lot of...

Yeah, you could probably interchange a lot of different applications of those. The bigger engines probably have a larger air channel. They all pretty much work the same. In my experience they don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By dl242gt
Very straight forward to figure out the condition...

Very straight forward to figure out the condition of an engine. First you do a compression test. You can check the rings by adding a little oil redo the test and seeing how much it improves...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By dl242gt
Those are the ones I had on my 123gt. They are...

Those are the ones I had on my 123gt. They are pretty good for the cost/quality ratio.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By dl242gt
BTW here is my pcv system modification....

BTW here is my pcv system modification. https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=338673 It has worked great to compensate for a clogged pcv oil return hose in the block.
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