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Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 109,905
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work!! I like the 3 layers.

Nice work!! I like the 3 layers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You may be able to find a banjo fitting that has...

You may be able to find a banjo fitting that has a barb with a closer match to the hard line and will allow you to run a single piece of rubber fuel line between the two.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
BNE has a DIY option as well... ...

BNE has a DIY option as well...
https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240diycoilovers
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
You are mentioning a few different items with a...

You are mentioning a few different items with a wide range of ease / complexity. What is your mechanical ability? A +T is not that difficult to DIY. Have you already gathered the necessary parts for...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 302,657
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: showroom 09-22-2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,665
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I am using a 960 TB with LH2.4. The TPS swaps...

I am using a 960 TB with LH2.4. The TPS swaps over…I followed this write up.
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=332120
Forum: showroom 09-22-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,617
Views: 2,753,727
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ha, that's one of my favorite auto books. Have a...

Ha, that's one of my favorite auto books. Have a worn copy in the garage. Good stuff.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
KL Racing / do88 ...

KL Racing / do88

https://shop.klracing.se/sv/artiklar/volvo-940-med-ac-60mm-.html

https://www.do88.se/en/artiklar/hose-kits/volvo/740-_-940/740-92-940-with-ac/index.html
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
If you still want a K cam...check out...

If you still want a K cam...check out eric_samuelson (https://www.instagram.com/stories/eric_samuelson/2929031228977122971/)on Instagram. He has one for sale at the moment.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 302,657
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I found that the bushing in my steering rack was...

I found that the bushing in my steering rack was MIA...maybe that's why the steering has always been shaky :rofl:...who knows how long it has been like this, but was an easy fix with the SuperPro...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,817
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Do it! :)

Do it! :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,940
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I assume there is a leaking gasket? There is...

I assume there is a leaking gasket?
There is obviously the potential for a broken stud. I'd use PB B'laster instead of WD40.
Otherwise, yes it is simple...separate manifold from head, replace...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 302,657
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Occasionally having a "high idle" after driving...

Occasionally having a "high idle" after driving for a while.
When the high idle happens, it comes down to normal idle (~800 rpm) and then jumps to ~1200.
Turning off the car and turning it back on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Are you trying to copy what is shown on the...

Are you trying to copy what is shown on the ovlov.net site? It sounds similar to the Yoshifab setup. Or do you have that setup already and need to replace a bearing? The bearing should have a part...
Forum: events 08-19-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool. marking this on the calendar.

cool. marking this on the calendar.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,725
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:omg: wow, what a find! not sure I'd want to...

:omg: wow, what a find!
not sure I'd want to stray too far from stock with that car...that could fetch a pretty penny at an auction.
but it's yours, not mine...enjoy :)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 612,312
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work getting everything packaged cleanly.

Nice work getting everything packaged cleanly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Greenbook TP31361 Pg 4 Lists ECU p/n 0 280...

Greenbook TP31361
Pg 4
Lists ECU p/n 0 280 000 556 = LH2.4 w/ EGR
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I don't. I mocked it up with a 16T (as posted...

I don't.
I mocked it up with a 16T (as posted above) and decided I didn't want to get out the hammer and bash the strut tower.

Since you have a 940, you get more clearance to begin with because...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Here's how tight it is with a 16v...

Here's how tight it is with a 16v head/16T/Yoshifab adapter/90+ manifold in a 240.

https://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=433&pictureid=3869...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
What car? 240s do not have much clearance with...

What car?
240s do not have much clearance with 16v head + adapter + manifold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,791
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
This may be of some help for you. ...

This may be of some help for you.
https://ozvolvo.org/discussion/9733/bosch-lh-jetronic-2-4-ecu-and-ezk-pinout-tables
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 896,153
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool, looking forward to following along

cool, looking forward to following along
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,515
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'm not sure what your experience level is, but a...

I'm not sure what your experience level is, but a 16V+T+MS in a 240 will be a fun learning experience / puzzle to figure out if that's what your after. The recipe to do the swap is pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,730
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:clap: nice work on both accounts!

:clap: nice work on both accounts!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes they used an idle control valve. The...

Yes they used an idle control valve.

The port with the arrow connects to the intake manifold between the 2 and 3 intake runners. The other end connects to the intake pipe before the throttle body....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I haven't researched it at all, but this for sale...

I haven't researched it at all, but this for sale ad lists using one Camaro manifold and one CTS-V manifold. Might be a lower cost option for you.

https://i.imgur.com/2EwmdxM.png

Also, the STS...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 302,657
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks. It's been a while since I've heard one in...

Thanks. It's been a while since I've heard one in stock form.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 302,657
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Car is running like a champ. Exhaust makes a...

Car is running like a champ.
Exhaust makes a "ticking" sound under load. I can't find any evidence of an exhaust leak and manifold / head pipe bolts are tight. I think it has always had this sound...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,810
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
That looks a lot like an engine oil/coolant mix...

That looks a lot like an engine oil/coolant mix vs an ATF/coolant mix (you said ATF is red on the dipstick). Does the coolant smell more like engine oil or ATF? Not sure that draining the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 896,153
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Agree...before the LS goes in let us hear the...

Agree...before the LS goes in let us hear the song of the carb'd 16v. :)
Forum: showroom 07-11-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
16" Zeus wheels look pretty good on a 240 IMO ...

16" Zeus wheels look pretty good on a 240 IMO

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1988-volvo-245/...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 173,542
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work. What did you use to wrap the edges?

Nice work. What did you use to wrap the edges?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 238,240
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
bump for a cool build, how's this car running?

bump for a cool build, how's this car running?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd just pick up some M8 flange head nuts from...

I'd just pick up some M8 flange head nuts from your favorite hardware store for that application. :e-shrug:

Something like this:...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 811,648
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice job Jared

nice job Jared
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 896,153
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://www.prancingmoose.com/VolvoBodyStickers.ht...

https://www.prancingmoose.com/VolvoBodyStickers.html#vacuumlabels

scroll down, Dave has a 700/900 section...should contain what you need
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
They are M8 studs, same as the exhaust manifold. ...

They are M8 studs, same as the exhaust manifold.
I’d use the manifold torque spec for reference.
It is hard to get a torque wrench on all 3 of those nuts, so don’t stress too much about the exact...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,439
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Oh right. 240 didn?t come with 2.2 + EZ-117K. ...

Oh right. 240 didn?t come with 2.2 + EZ-117K.
Never mind then.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2022, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,439
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ignition power stage? I had a similar situation...

Ignition power stage?
I had a similar situation and it went away after I took the heat sink off the power stage and re-applied some thermal paste.

Does the car start after it has cooled off?
Forum: website & board 05-13-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,609
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks Dana!

Thanks Dana!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,538
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice work. powder coat looks great!

nice work.
powder coat looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 35,962
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
How’s this 16v+T running?

How’s this 16v+T running?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Rack & pinion? Ring & pinion?

Rack & pinion?
Ring & pinion?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I don't think there is an exact bracket for what...

I don't think there is an exact bracket for what you are asking (replace A/C with alternator), but you could probably make it work with spacers, etc.

You can use the OE bracket like on a late...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2022, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,137
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks like you peeled the cover off of the horn...

Looks like you peeled the cover off of the horn pad but didn’t remove the actual horn pad. The black plastic part covering the steering wheel nut needs to come off too (it should have come off with...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 896,153
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Score! :cool:

Score! :cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 228,628
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Use the large slip yoke damper. ...

Use the large slip yoke damper.
https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/ford-slip-yoke-f6zz4841ba
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 228,628
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^ fair points, but I'd wager that the majority...

^^ fair points, but I'd wager that the majority of T5 swappers have not checked runout and those that have (Stiggy Pop? dbarton?) still had the rattle.

AFAIK, the annoying decel rattles of the T5...
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