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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By dl242gt
I have had my share of the fire wall tearout as...

I have had my share of the fire wall tearout as well. So I am with that solution for sure. Wasn't trying to say otherwise.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By dl242gt
They used to put the o2 sensor there. So that...

They used to put the o2 sensor there. So that makes sense. It is 18mm thread on the sensors as well but I forget the thread pitch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By dl242gt
Looks good. Enjoy!

Looks good. Enjoy!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By dl242gt
Fuel pressure regulator and the ignition advance...

Fuel pressure regulator and the ignition advance are involved with acceleration.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By dl242gt
You can also retap the hole for a pipe plug and...

You can also retap the hole for a pipe plug and screw that in there. Use an NPT tap that way you can use the NPT plugs they sell at lowes or home depot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By dl242gt
I've only seen torn out firewall damage with cars...

I've only seen torn out firewall damage with cars using those newer type clutch cables. I have never seen that happen with the old metal covered cables that were original type.

Although when the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By dl242gt
I will check in with him to see if I can get him...

I will check in with him to see if I can get him to connect it. Thanks everybody.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks Wren! I have a bit of time before he comes...

Thanks Wren! I have a bit of time before he comes back over. But I will update when I get the chance to see his car again. Going to make sure this thing is wired correctly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By dl242gt
I used Bobs suggested search and found this...

I used Bobs suggested search and found this thread. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=312245
It's the only one I've read. The thread mentions not using the restrictor if a Mitsu turbo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By dl242gt
I have conversed with him about converting to the...

I have conversed with him about converting to the Bosch breakerless ignition but for now that is the one system that seems to be working properly. lol

The constant idle system doesn't regulate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By dl242gt
Does your engine make good oil pressure? It...

Does your engine make good oil pressure? It should be fine. I'm using a -4AN line to feed my T3 and I have not had any issues with oil flow to the turbo.

The stock Volvo hard line is big but I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By dl242gt
I've been helping with this car and it is as...

I've been helping with this car and it is as follows. The 1982 kjet B21f with Constant idle system. Kjet with lambda control, and Chrysler ignition box.

Like you, Wren I was looking in the book...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By dl242gt
On my 82 turbo the cluster was very dim. Even...

On my 82 turbo the cluster was very dim. Even with new bulbs it was too dim. The problem is fron the plastic light guide inside the cluster gets darker as the years go by. You can change to a newer...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By dl242gt
I've been running a 405 head on my B21FT now for...

I've been running a 405 head on my B21FT now for many years.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By dl242gt
A great 16v head on your B21FT is the Volvo...

A great 16v head on your B21FT is the Volvo motorsport 16v head.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,449
Posted By dl242gt
I requested that Stan include D&F performance as...

I requested that Stan include D&F performance as my flow data source.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,449
Posted By dl242gt
That's a great site with a lot of great...

That's a great site with a lot of great information. Sure wish he would have credited D&F performance with my info. I am fine with him using my info but D&F should get credit for their work. I now...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 365
Posted By dl242gt
The moustache bar referred to is the lower engine...

The moustache bar referred to is the lower engine support bracket. You have to remove that first which is what gives you acces to the converter bolts from the engine side of the flex plate. Use a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,868
Posted By dl242gt
Recently when I went to a chipped EZK LH2.4 in my...

Recently when I went to a chipped EZK LH2.4 in my 1993 245 from stock EZK. I noticed the engine sound changed for the better. Expecially above 3k rpms. It sounds much nicer and like it's happy up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By dl242gt
Those cables are just the same as the aftermarket...

Those cables are just the same as the aftermarket ones even though they are from Volvo. They don't have a teflon liner on the cable itself so those designs function but are not as long lasting nor as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By dl242gt
Great fix for a common issue on the manual cars....

Great fix for a common issue on the manual cars. Especially with the clutch cable in the picture which don't operate as smoothly as the original cables did.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By dl242gt
Another option is to contact sbabbs and give him...

Another option is to contact sbabbs and give him your ecu and ezk numbers and put a chip in each computer. Then remove all the egr stuff and enjoy. The engine runs much better with a tune on it and...
Forum: showroom 04-08-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,121
Posted By dl242gt
Your Mustang is awesome. Emjoy! I also like that...

Your Mustang is awesome. Emjoy! I also like that the Europa and a Corvair are out there. Classic goodness.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By dl242gt
Also one three foot piece of 3" tubing.

Also one three foot piece of 3" tubing.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By dl242gt
A v band is nice. I use the lap joint clamps down...

A v band is nice. I use the lap joint clamps down by the cat and under the car. Last time I made a down pipe I bought one 180 degree U bend and used that for both bends. Two O2 sensor bungs in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By dl242gt
OK I missed that it's a plus T so you have...

OK I missed that it's a plus T so you have changed computers. But I have experienced failed ezk computers and also crankshaft speed sensors failing so that may also be a path to check out. Another...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah, my 93 has craptastic wiring from the...

Yeah, my 93 has craptastic wiring from the factory. Volvos last so much longer than other cars from that era that the wiring will eventually fail from decay around the engine if your car is a outside...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By dl242gt
The adapter has triangles so it has that going...

The adapter has triangles so it has that going for it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,566
Posted By dl242gt
OK 91-93 uses the floating flange with the donut...

OK 91-93 uses the floating flange with the donut gasket as stock. I had that setup on my 93 wagon when it was stock. What I do is use the 1990 year stuff which uss the the 3 bolt flange with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By dl242gt
If a bronze bushing is pressed into place. It...

If a bronze bushing is pressed into place. It usually needs a bit of clearancing for a proper fit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,718
Posted By dl242gt
There is supposed to be a plastic dust cover...

There is supposed to be a plastic dust cover inside the distributor on all the block mount distributor engines.

There is supposed to be a oring around the distributor shaft inside the engine...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, they are in the flow testing spread sheet...

Yes, they are in the flow testing spread sheet Gary made and posted a thread. I had a 405 head and a 531 head flow tested before and after the flow work. It was done at D&F performance. I upgraded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By dl242gt
You can buy a test light at the auto parts...

You can buy a test light at the auto parts stores. Basically it's a sharp probe tip and a alligator clip on a light bulb socket. so you can connect and check for live power and current flow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By dl242gt
Why would it leak? They should explain their...

Why would it leak? They should explain their reasons. Ideally you should be sure to use a version of RTV made for the application. But you are also putting the stock gasket in there. Seems good to me.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By dl242gt
they have larger intanke ports and a better...

they have larger intanke ports and a better positioned spark plug. If you have headwork done on a 530 head it can be modified to be just as good. The 531 is just a better starting place but both...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By dl242gt
Check in with the Volvo racers from OZ. One of...

Check in with the Volvo racers from OZ. One of the guys posts here. I think it's Mike Petch if I recall correctly. He could probably help you. Forg might know someone as well.
Forum: showroom 04-03-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 31,177
Posted By dl242gt
My first volvo was a 79 blue 242dl. Have fun with...

My first volvo was a 79 blue 242dl. Have fun with it. That engine should really wake it up from the docile performance Volvo broght it to us with.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,777
Posted By dl242gt
A slash angled resonated tip like one with...

A slash angled resonated tip like one with packing in it will work to also smooth out the 3" exhaust drone. I have one muffler in the rear on my 3" system and it sounds great but loud. Adding a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By dl242gt
Thanks for clarifying that for me. I'm more used...

Thanks for clarifying that for me. I'm more used to the 740 fuse and relay panel together in the center dash section.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By dl242gt
If you do want an M90 I think there is one for...

If you do want an M90 I think there is one for sale in for sale. But if you are drag racing. Then the auto is the deal. If it was me I'd do the M90 but then I'm more of a road course fan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By dl242gt
You will want to look at the contacts in the fuse...

You will want to look at the contacts in the fuse box and evaluate if they are badly burnt. You can usually lift the fuse box up and look under it at the connections to see how they look.

The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By dl242gt
If the fuel pumps are not immersed in fuel they...

If the fuel pumps are not immersed in fuel they can overheat. That would make them draw more current. But you may have already had the problem happening it just coincided with the low fuel. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,566
Posted By dl242gt
I use the magnaflow direct fit cat for a 1990 240...

I use the magnaflow direct fit cat for a 1990 240 on all my later 240 series. That way you don't have to use the slip ring clamp setup. It just bolts together with the cheap three bolt gasket. The...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By dl242gt
I will assume you are referring to a non turbo...

I will assume you are referring to a non turbo engine. A 1989-1990 non turbo 740 is LH2.4 which is not compatible with your LH 2.2 stock setup. You would want the EZK from an 85-88 non turbo 740....
Forum: showroom 03-31-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By dl242gt
Cool car in a cool color. Enjoy!

Cool car in a cool color. Enjoy!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By dl242gt
I've had two cars painted and the guy that...

I've had two cars painted and the guy that painted the cars said the primer is so good from Volvo he isn't stripping the car. Just removing the paint down the primer is a good base.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,538
Posted By dl242gt
Nice find! Looks like a good car to sort out and...

Nice find! Looks like a good car to sort out and enjoy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By dl242gt
How do the spark plugs look? One of the first...

How do the spark plugs look? One of the first things that come to mind on a prv is to check for vacuum leaks and check the control pressure of the kjetronc fuel system.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By dl242gt
When the check engine light is on. You can use...

When the check engine light is on. You can use the diagnostic port led to flash you up to three stored codes. The procedure is straight forward. There is also a mode where you can test the idle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By dl242gt
Good catch on both accounts.

Good catch on both accounts.
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