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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 04:04 AM
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Posted By 2manyturbos
There is a relay in the system. It is clipped to...

There is a relay in the system. It is clipped to the dash structure where it is really hard to get at. Right below the center dash vents.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By 2manyturbos
I think the thread size/pitch in the manifold is...

I think the thread size/pitch in the manifold is the same thread as the old 18mm Ford spark plugs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By 2manyturbos
Right here. ...

Right here.

http://www.turbobricks.com/maint.php?content=art0031

I've probably fix 20 clusters that have the same issue. The 940 I had delivered today from an auction has this issue. It...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By 2manyturbos
The fix is described in the articles section of...

The fix is described in the articles section of this board. You need to re-flow all the solder joints on the instrument cluster circuit board.
Forum: showroom 04-15-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,121
Posted By 2manyturbos
This weekend I ran the Icebreaker event which is...

This weekend I ran the Icebreaker event which is the first event of the year with the Emerald Empire Sports Car Club. Icebreaker 53. 53rd year of hosting this event. This year was the first year...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,415
Posted By 2manyturbos
They are in shear as well as in tension.

They are in shear as well as in tension.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,415
Posted By 2manyturbos
On paper it makes a lot of sense. Especially if...

On paper it makes a lot of sense. Especially if you spend a couple years studying fracture and fatigue. Even steel has a lifecycle. There is a reason a competent, educated engineer would never make...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,415
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's how this kind of scenario can fool you. ...

That's how this kind of scenario can fool you. The outer two bolts take all the load initially when you put the ball joint on the top side. That is where the risk is multiplied exponentially. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,415
Posted By 2manyturbos
Actually, I am an Engineer. There is a way to...

Actually, I am an Engineer. There is a way to move that ball joint to the top side of the control arm and still have it be safe. Merely bolting it to the top side would almost guarantee failure of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By 2manyturbos
The type you mention was done by independent...

The type you mention was done by independent contractors that stopped by dealerships and added those trims. The same thing for the pin stripes that you see on earlier Volvos. The 262/264 did come...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 365
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes. Just push the converter back into the...

Yes. Just push the converter back into the transmission as far as it will go before parting the transmission from the engine block.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 365
Posted By 2manyturbos
Definitely get the converter that goes with...

Definitely get the converter that goes with whichever transmission you buy.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,415
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's what I pictured based on the ball joint...

That's what I pictured based on the ball joint design. OP, mocambique-amazon is correct. Moving the ball joint to the top side of that control arm is a BAD idea. You are liable to tear those bolts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 365
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes, the AW-71 is a direct swap.

Yes, the AW-71 is a direct swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 365
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yeah...but, you know what you are doing. You...

Yeah...but, you know what you are doing. You might be surprised at how many rounded off bolt heads I've seen with the Volvo automatics. The ring gear sticks out enough a standard box end/open end...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,415
Posted By 2manyturbos
The fact it has been done many times does not...

The fact it has been done many times does not prove it is a good idea. I wouldn't be the slightest bit concerned about any difference in shear of the bolts whether the ball joint is mounted on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 365
Posted By 2manyturbos
Use a short socket on a 3/8 breaker bar to loosen...

Use a short socket on a 3/8 breaker bar to loosen them. You turn the crankshaft until you have the converter bolt just below the starter. That gives you just enough room to get the socket on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is an excellent solution/option. I know the...

That is an excellent solution/option. I know the person that created it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By 2manyturbos
They all have it.

They all have it.
Forum: showroom 04-08-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,121
Posted By 2manyturbos
Thanks. I have another event coming up this...

Thanks. I have another event coming up this coming weekend with a different club. It should be a blast.

Next time I run with this club I will remember to take a picture of the lineup. We...
Forum: showroom 04-08-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,121
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes. It is a 1974 Europa and the owner knows how...

Yes. It is a 1974 Europa and the owner knows how to make it dance. He was 6th fastest car at that event. I love watching that car autocross.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By 2manyturbos
2-4-1 is EGR flow too low. You are interpreting...

2-4-1 is EGR flow too low. You are interpreting the codes wrong. The possible cause is vacuum solenoid. That is what the problem turns out to be about 95% of the time. Either a vacuum line...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 947
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ Basically, what culberro is suggesting. ...

^^

Basically, what culberro is suggesting.

Get the 93 engine and the rods/pistons from JohnMc. The squirter blocks don't wear out the parts anywhere near as fast as the earlier design did. ...
Forum: showroom 04-01-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,121
Posted By 2manyturbos
The 2019 season started with one of the clubs I...

The 2019 season started with one of the clubs I run with Sunday, 3-31-19 with an event at the State Fairgrounds. That is a large piece of pavement. It's rough in places, yet, allows for some fun...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,906
Posted By 2manyturbos
I think I have one in good used sunroof seal...

I think I have one in good used sunroof seal left. PM sent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By 2manyturbos
Is it a memory seat? I bet the little wires are...

Is it a memory seat? I bet the little wires are for the position of the motor.
Forum: events 03-26-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By 2manyturbos
If there are Saturday night drags at PIR that...

If there are Saturday night drags at PIR that day, I might come up.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By 2manyturbos
The gear ratio in that 1045 axle will most likely...

The gear ratio in that 1045 axle will most likely be a 3.31. The first 3 years of the US market 960 wagons had 3.31 gear sets.

I usually sell G-80s with their ring and pinion set for $125-$150,...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,314
Posted By 2manyturbos
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,314
Posted By 2manyturbos
How cheap? And where would you buy them from? I...

How cheap? And where would you buy them from? I had someone local ask about aftermarket rods. If you were only looking to build a 300 HP engine would you spend the money? It's probably a good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By 2manyturbos
Ditch the cone filter and take the car for a...

Ditch the cone filter and take the car for a drive to see whether that is the problem. Some of those breath about as well as stuffing a rag into the AMM.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,314
Posted By 2manyturbos
Right. At that point you are beyond what the...

Right. At that point you are beyond what the rest of the drive train can handle. That's why it really doesn't qualify as a "mild" build. Find Kenny's thread and see how he got there.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,314
Posted By 2manyturbos
Quick answer, no. At that weight you're not...

Quick answer, no. At that weight you're not going to get into the 11's with a mild build. Kenny went into the low 11's with his 740. A lot of time and effort went into that achievement.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is a very common symptom of a failing AMM. ...

That is a very common symptom of a failing AMM. Try throwing a known good 016 AMM on it and see if all the misfiring suddenly stops.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,106
Posted By 2manyturbos
Save yourself the trouble. PM sent.

Save yourself the trouble. PM sent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By 2manyturbos
Correct. It's much easier to just look under the...

Correct. It's much easier to just look under the hood for the pump/control unit. The first year for ABS on a 240 was 1991 as an option. US market 240s came with ABS as standard equipment in 1992...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By 2manyturbos
Windshield urethane works great. So does 3M body...

Windshield urethane works great. So does 3M body seam sealer. I usually have a tube of each around, therefore, one or the other gets used to put the doors back together.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By 2manyturbos
If you are asking whether you can swap complete...

If you are asking whether you can swap complete assemblies from early style to the later style, yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By 2manyturbos
Easily. It’s all plug and play. The bracket below...

Easily. It’s all plug and play. The bracket below the steering column is even there to hold the cruise control module and brake pedal canceling switch. Your car is prewired for a cruise control.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By 2manyturbos
None of the US market 940s came with automatic...

None of the US market 940s came with automatic climate control, other than the 1991 SE. He is describing the difference between a 1992 R-12 system and the 1993-95 R-134 system and whether or not...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,106
Posted By 2manyturbos
Your car is NA, correct? The T cam is fine in...

Your car is NA, correct? The T cam is fine in either application.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,106
Posted By 2manyturbos
The V cam or IPD Turbo cam will still give you...

The V cam or IPD Turbo cam will still give you good low end response, a smooth idle and quite a bit more top end power.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By 2manyturbos
The information above is mostly correct. All US...

The information above is mostly correct. All US market 7-9 turbos were supposed to come with the G-80 starting in 1991. All US market 940s were supposed to come with the G-80 starting in the 1993...
Forum: showroom 03-16-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,806
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ That is a good starting point. If I wanted...

^^ That is a good starting point. If I wanted another 242 I'd probably pay $1,000 for that car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By 2manyturbos
R-134A.

R-134A.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By 2manyturbos
They came both ways. All early Regina cars had...

They came both ways. All early Regina cars had the head mount distributor. That may or may not be the original engine in your buddy's car. Out here on the west coast, I have never seen a 93-94...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By 2manyturbos
93-94 Regina cars don't have a head mount...

93-94 Regina cars don't have a head mount distributor. Volvo used up the left over 240 engines in the NA 940 Regina injection system cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 907
Posted By 2manyturbos
If it held refrigerant when he added it, the...

If it held refrigerant when he added it, the system is sealed well enough no air is going to get in it. Air isn't the problem in the first place, it's water. That's why you have a desiccant dryer. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 907
Posted By 2manyturbos
There is no reason to replace a receiver drier if...

There is no reason to replace a receiver drier if the system has not been opened up and exposed to air. ALL automotive AC systems leak refrigerant. The fact his system was low is to be expected.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes. Now, completely accurate.

Yes. Now, completely accurate.
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