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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 01:46 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 200,605
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'm at a crossroads with this car...it is fine...

I'm at a crossroads with this car...it is fine as-is, but has mostly been sitting and collecting dust over the past yr or so. Don't see myself in a position to do much of anything to it anytime...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
240: b230f +16v
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Posted By oldschoolvolvo
So it has a LH and EZK box? What are the part...

So it has a LH and EZK box? What are the part numbers on the boxes? There are unique LH 2.4 16v ECU/EZK computers that should be used.

I'd start with getting a LH 2.4 wiring diagram from...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,505
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
looks like you went with a BNE coilover...

looks like you went with a BNE coilover setup...do you mind sharing your specs (spring rate F/R, length, etc)?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 114,413
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice work. i was pleasantly surprised with how...

nice work.
i was pleasantly surprised with how nice a freshly rebuilt 240 seat feels.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 105,797
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
How do you like the 3.73 axle with the V8? Good...

How do you like the 3.73 axle with the V8? Good pairing in a 240?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://ozvolvo.org/archive/ Search for...

https://ozvolvo.org/archive/
Search for "TP31361".
That is an LH2.4 Greenbook that will dive into diagnostic procedures for LH2.4 which may be of assistance for you. It is written for a 240, but...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 340,342
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
hard to get a scale from the pics, how much...

hard to get a scale from the pics, how much larger are the heat exchangers vs. what you currently have (960 rad + ?? ic)?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
If you already have a good exhaust (2.5), does...

If you already have a good exhaust (2.5), does adding a header really make that much difference on a stock 16v engine? Genuinely curious.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 145,819
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
good going mate, car looks great! glad the T5^2...

good going mate, car looks great! glad the T5^2 is putting in the miles.
Forum: showroom 06-16-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 84,538
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
is there any way to see the pics in this thread? ...

is there any way to see the pics in this thread?
looks like the original pic album link is 404...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,944
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
260 exhaust system image: ...

260 exhaust system image:
https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/images/parts/volvo/fullsize/GR-31310.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,129
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://ozvolvo.org/archive/ Search for 2.4

https://ozvolvo.org/archive/

Search for 2.4
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,605,565
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Darn. Sorry to see the wagon go. Kjet to 2.2...

Darn. Sorry to see the wagon go.
Kjet to 2.2 is straightforward. FWIW I believe it is easier to keep the Kjet fuel pump relay to run the pumps vs re-wiring to use the 2.2 relay to power the pumps...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,605,565
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice find Carl!

Nice find Carl!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,316
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
OE 52mm gauge? Looking at the back of the...

OE 52mm gauge?
Looking at the back of the gauge:
-12v to the bottom spade terminal
-ground to the side spade terminal
-sender connection to the top spade terminal

How is your sender connected...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-01-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,233
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I am running a 3" one-piece steel driveshaft. ...

I am running a 3" one-piece steel driveshaft.
The stock Foxbody driveshaft works, but is a bit on the short side.
<del>I was able to find a slightly longer off-the-shelf driveshaft, but from some...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-27-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 105,797
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:clap: good work! I'm saving this thread for...

:clap:
good work! I'm saving this thread for inspiration when I am able to do the next iteration of my 242 :)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 28,366
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
…loud pump, are you sure that the in-tank pump is...

…loud pump, are you sure that the in-tank pump is performing properly? Small rubber connector tube above the pump torn?
I fought some rough running with my Kjet setup and the fix was a new in-tank...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,852
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Wow, just saw this. OP you are a hero.

Wow, just saw this. OP you are a hero.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,243
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I imagine you are aware of this site but maybe...

I imagine you are aware of this site but maybe contact the webmaster for some potential leads:
https://240grupp-a.se/motor/

Also try contacting forum member “MarkPetch”...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,476
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
-full SuperPro poly in the front is good, could...

-full SuperPro poly in the front is good, could also consider STS delrin bushings, but probably unnecessary for a street car.
-Yoshifab lower chassis braces
-GT upper braces

What you have listed...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,021
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^:nod:

^^:nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,366
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
KL Racing has a header, but $ is likely better...

KL Racing has a header, but $ is likely better spent in other areas first. The stock manifold and header pipe are not that bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,923
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool! thanks for sharing...glad Randy has...

cool! thanks for sharing...glad Randy has entrusted you with the car.
:volvo:
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,569
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
you can also have a machine shop re-pin the...

you can also have a machine shop re-pin the flywheel if the dowels don't line up with the Viggen PP...the bolt holes will line up regardless but seems like hit-or-miss with dowels being oriented...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,443
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Use one of these? ...

Use one of these?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/UNIVERSAL-TACH-ADAPTER-CONVERTER-COP-1-2-3-4-5-6-8-10-cyl-to-any-4-6-8-Tach-/141931549970?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 105,797
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
w00t!

w00t!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 116,309
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes, the large slip yoke damper eliminates the...

Yes, the large slip yoke damper eliminates the decel rattles. It is a tight fit in a 240 tunnel, not sure how similar the 7/9 tunnels are....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,498
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice work on the j-pipe!

nice work on the j-pipe!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,378
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
No vendors afaik, but they are rather simple to...

No vendors afaik, but they are rather simple to source or make on your own.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=250266
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,220
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I used these lifters in my 16v: INA 034109309AD...

I used these lifters in my 16v:
INA 034109309AD
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/audi-volvo-volkswagen-engine-camshaft-follower-034109309ad
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,254
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You can use a conical exit turbine housing from a...

You can use a conical exit turbine housing from a TD04HL turbo on a 16T. IIRC these were found on the TD04HL-15G turbos on early 850s. The turbine housings then changed to the more typical straight...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 105,797
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I dig it! Neat and tidy. What radiator are you...

I dig it! Neat and tidy.
What radiator are you using?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,574
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd try another EZK box. What is the p/n on the...

I'd try another EZK box. What is the p/n on the box? I'm sure someone here will have a replacement.

Here's what the Greenbook says:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 116,309
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Righto...I see what you are trying to do now...

Righto...I see what you are trying to do now :oops:

How much do you need to trim off of the bracket?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 116,309
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
separate the metal bracket from the rubber mount...

separate the metal bracket from the rubber mount (they slide apart) and then trim the corners off of the rubber part so it is circular. It will then fit in the 240 mount under the car.

ref:...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,008
Views: 650,216
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Beautiful work. You have a gift sir.

Beautiful work. You have a gift sir.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,964
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/-staldrev-vev...

https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/-staldrev-vevaxel-b230-16v-bredd-rundkugg.html

https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/motor-delar/rem-hjul/remskiva-b230-16v-2-spar-.html...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,491
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I've used this guy. ...

I've used this guy.
https://injectorrepair.com/contact-us/
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 116,309
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I installed one of the large slip yoke dampers...

I installed one of the large slip yoke dampers and it also cured the decel rattle (1pc driveshaft).
https://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=6150032&postcount=242
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 200,605
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
T5 decel rattle is GONE! :party: I installed...

T5 decel rattle is GONE! :party:
I installed the large slip yoke damper. I found one attached to a driveshaft from a 94 V6 Mustang (most I saw had the smaller damper, YMMV). This yoke seems to be...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 116,309
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do you have a picture? Was this something...

Do you have a picture?

Was this something that came on 4cyl Mustangs?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,153
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
it is still working, several years later

it is still working, several years later
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,153
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
For connecting the new speedometer cable to your...

For connecting the new speedometer cable to your VDO speedometer, you can splice the speedo end of your existing speedo cable sleeve onto the new cable. This is what I did to make my speedo work with...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,457
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
sounds nice and smooth!

sounds nice and smooth!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 116,309
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
A T5 swap in a 240 really only needs a Foxbody...

A T5 swap in a 240 really only needs a Foxbody Mustang driveshaft + Yoshifab adapter.
https://yoshifab.com/store/240-to-mustang-drive-shaft-adapter.html
The 2.3L Ranger damper (F6ZZ4841BA)...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 116,309
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
@smoothdurban What’s the approx diameter of the...

@smoothdurban
What’s the approx diameter of the 4-cyl damper?
Also with the tail of your transmission as low as it is, did you have any issues with firewall clearance at the back of the cylinder...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 116,309
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
@smoothdurban Thanks for the pics. It is...

@smoothdurban
Thanks for the pics. It is encouraging to know that you didn’t need to cut the tunnel...this may be added to my winter project list.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 116,309
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool! do you have a pic of your final setup?

cool! do you have a pic of your final setup?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 105,797
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
gotcha...that is a nice simple package

gotcha...that is a nice simple package
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