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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2016, 01:49 PM
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Posted By 240 JAH
which one are you trying to put on? the Bosch or...

which one are you trying to put on? the Bosch or the Denso? The bosch one is a direct swap. I have never used a denso but I imagine it is slightly different. it is smaller. I swapped to bosch 100amp...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
Yes I sold "darkness" to Todd here this past...

Yes I sold "darkness" to Todd here this past weekend. I had gotten the car running from a no run status after it had sat for years. It was last on my list of things to do so Todd will continue on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,630
Posted By 240 JAH
Volvo xc90 rubber cargo mat?

Does anyone have any photos of the older style volvo xc90 cargo mat? It was rubber like the rubber floor mats. part " 30681871"

The new style is made of this crappy plastic and is very thin. If...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,529
Posted By 240 JAH
Makes sense . I was thinking about it wrong . And...

Makes sense . I was thinking about it wrong . And thanks for the quick email back .
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,529
Posted By 240 JAH
how were you able to adjust camber when you...

how were you able to adjust camber when you installed them without cutting the strut perch while still on the car? I am looking at an installed photo and scratching my head to how I would loosen and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,529
Posted By 240 JAH
So you put these in with stock springs and...

So you put these in with stock springs and everything was GTG?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,529
Posted By 240 JAH
Well I knew the aftermarket ones were crap so I...

Well I knew the aftermarket ones were crap so I purchased VOLVO OEM ones about 15k miles ago and th sleeves are ripping out of the mounts. My theory is that its NOS rubber and rubber has a shelf life...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,529
Posted By 240 JAH
up to date Strut mount choices?

I had a thread posted in the maintenance section about strut mounts failing early that you can read here: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=315522 But after posting all the photos I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,479
Posted By 240 JAH
EDIT: the more I think about this the more it...

EDIT: the more I think about this the more it looks to me like the metal sleeve in the center is detaching from the rubber all together . thoughts?




thank you .

It sucks that I went to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,479
Posted By 240 JAH
Is this like the strut reinforcement plates from...

Is this like the strut reinforcement plates from IPD because I installed those as well when I installed the mounts . I'm assuming you saw that I have the reinforcement plates and I think the only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,479
Posted By 240 JAH
Volvo OEM strut mounts .. early Failure?

About a year and a half ago I replaced all the suspension components on my 1986 245 GL . I replaced all the rubber with polyurethane except the Volvo OEM strut mounts , I replaced the them with Volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,987
Posted By 240 JAH
you need to replace the O- rings in the unit....

you need to replace the O- rings in the unit. it's not a particularly hard job but will be a pain without a lift.

you need to pull the OD unit off the rear of the transmission and replace the O...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,142
Posted By 240 JAH
I second that. My 86 245GL has the last of the...

I second that. My 86 245GL has the last of the M46's in the states .
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,684
Posted By 240 JAH
Yes that is exactly the type stuff I am looking...

Yes that is exactly the type stuff I am looking for but I decided to get these .
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,684
Posted By 240 JAH
It's folded in the XC right now . When it comes...

It's folded in the XC right now . When it comes down to it , if the leather stretches then it stretches, my kids safety is obviously more important but I do hope I can keep any damage from happening...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,684
Posted By 240 JAH
The manufacture of the seats just may sell a...

The manufacture of the seats just may sell a solution. Funny how I overlooked the easiest possibility . I will give them a shout now.

EDIT: the manufacturer does make one and they are a good price...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,684
Posted By 240 JAH
Blanket didn't win. The 245 had a thick military...

Blanket didn't win. The 245 had a thick military wool blanket down. I think it needs to be something more firm like Redwood mentioned . I don't like the idea of cardboard in the XC though and these...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,684
Posted By 240 JAH
Protecting leather seats from Child seats XC90

I recently purchased a 2010 xc90 and we have put child seats in the middle row back seats. When I took them out of my 245 they left indentations in the leather almost like it had stretched it a...
Forum: events 10-26-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,298
Posted By 240 JAH
I speak from experience. I am somewhere that is...

I speak from experience. I am somewhere that is tolerable and pays pretty well but I in no way enjoy what I do 90% of the time. The other 10% are nice surprising days where I get free stuff.

I...
Forum: events 10-26-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,298
Posted By 240 JAH
Yes it is understandable for people to make...

Yes it is understandable for people to make money. I in no way was saying that was or is wrong.

Purely for money is never a good thing...

For the love or like of something plus making money is...
Forum: events 10-26-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,298
Posted By 240 JAH
exactly, that is capitalism . But don't expect...

exactly, that is capitalism . But don't expect the end user to care about their Financial gain or loss . Businesses make decisions everyday and businesses succeed or fail every day. It's all a gamble...
Forum: events 10-26-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,298
Posted By 240 JAH
I was going to attend this next year. I haven't...

I was going to attend this next year. I haven't attended before. But the allure of camping with fellow enthusiast sounded nice and all my friends have been begging to go.

I can see from a...
Forum: events 10-20-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,298
Posted By 240 JAH
Sounds like more of a chance to venture out to...

Sounds like more of a chance to venture out to smaller more personal meets rather than go to anything held by Carlisle events. They are making the decision too easy for us all
Forum: events 10-20-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,298
Posted By 240 JAH
You know the same thing can be said about...

You know the same thing can be said about manufacturing overseas (mainly china) "It's just business" but look where that has gotten us? Crap products and walmart .
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
Yes . I understand this. This is why I said I...

Yes . I understand this. This is why I said I haven't got around to it. until then I am not messing with the car other than to start it every day . The 02 is functioning and the heated wire is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,950
Posted By 240 JAH
I agree with both of you. I think they can be...

I agree with both of you. I think they can be just as reliable engine but take more attention to maintenance and we all know that a big portion of redblock owners are hippies or cheap kids that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
hah I totally mentioned that I agree that the 02...

hah I totally mentioned that I agree that the 02 being out of the exhaust is part of my issue now when the car warms up . Prior to getting it back to running status I did not see the 02 causing a no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
Well if we are speaking of OBDII (Modern EFI)...

Well if we are speaking of OBDII (Modern EFI) Then they use the speed of the crankshaft between cylinder firings to determine any misfires . and they are using a crankshaft position sensor to detect...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,950
Posted By 240 JAH
well the "volvo for life" has a whole other...

well the "volvo for life" has a whole other meaning than what it used to mean. It means "keep buying new volvos from us " not " your volvos will last a long time" and thats why you would want to keep...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,950
Posted By 240 JAH
That bad huh? When did this whole thing...

That bad huh?

When did this whole thing start anyways? are used cars sold by volvo dealers covered as well?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 35,173
Posted By 240 JAH
Those seats you put in there are great ! I...

Those seats you put in there are great ! I haven't seen that combo before. I like what you are doing here !
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
Ok guys. I have a wild idea here. I really think...

Ok guys. I have a wild idea here. I really think the rpm signal sensor (crank sensor) was a bad idea to use on these 240's . what was wrong with pulling the signal off the dizzy like LH 2.2 uses. Do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
lol like a picture book with step by step of what...

lol like a picture book with step by step of what I did. I could see it happening but I don't have much time to snap up the photos while messing around with this car but in the mean time here is a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
Don't you remember the post where I pulled the...

Don't you remember the post where I pulled the cat back off the car to confirm the cat was good or bad? The 02 went into the cat which I am not a fan of so I am swaping to a DP with a bung in it for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,729
Posted By 240 JAH
Of course you can, you just have to do more...

Of course you can, you just have to do more trouble shooting . and you may have fuel and you may have spark and she still don't run lol.

take a gander at my LH3.1 thread sometime
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
Alright! Turned the key and got it running again...

Alright! Turned the key and got it running again today. it doesn't run well after it gets warmed up but thats the 02 out of the exhaust and maybe something else but at least I can start it and move...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,950
Posted By 240 JAH
It's the same scheme that the manufacturers use...

It's the same scheme that the manufacturers use with remanned parts at the big box auto parts stores . Lifetime warranty but the parts usually mass remanufactured and its better to get you as a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,729
Posted By 240 JAH
well cool you can rule that out now. Fuel ?...

well cool you can rule that out now. Fuel ? starter fluid test yet?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,161
Posted By 240 JAH
Connor, You need to read http://www.k-jet.org/...

Connor, You need to read http://www.k-jet.org/ the site I gave you the day you picked the car up. I would learn a lot more about the car before trying to fiddle with changing parts . It's fun to go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
Ok I think I am on the right track here . After...

Ok I think I am on the right track here . After setting the enrichment screw back a little bit on the diesel 244 to try and eliminate black smoke and getting the idle reset and fooling with its power...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By 240 JAH
The original Bosch 100Amp is the one to replace...

The original Bosch 100Amp is the one to replace it with. the ones at auto parts stores will be re-mans . Sometimes they are great and sometimes they end up failing a year or so after you buy them but...
Forum: showroom 10-15-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,169
Posted By 240 JAH
well aint that something !

well aint that something !
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By 240 JAH
Yea I hope its all you have wrong as well but If...

Yea I hope its all you have wrong as well but If it is an Alternator have no fear they are fairly easy to change out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By 240 JAH
Battery is dead . a couple of ways you can check...

Battery is dead . a couple of ways you can check this all out. First off batteries only last about a good 5 years. sometimes less and sometimes more depending on which brand and how much you pay......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By 240 JAH
How old is the battery? When you try to recrank...

How old is the battery? When you try to recrank is it a slow crank?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,729
Posted By 240 JAH
at this moment in time I cannot show my love...

at this moment in time I cannot show my love towards the newer systems and you know why :lol:

To be honest they made the engines run a little more efficiently but when things go wrong geeze .... ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
I appreciate both of you taking the time to help....

I appreciate both of you taking the time to help. At this point I want to understand why the car is having these problems. It is something that will always bother me if I don't figure it out or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,729
Posted By 240 JAH
The 1988 Volvo 240 was one of the most solid...

The 1988 Volvo 240 was one of the most solid Volvos you can by aside from the LH 2.4 1993.

1988 was the peak of LH2.2 and also the first year of the good wiring harnesses and of course 83/84...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
I guess I don't know exactly how 2.4 and 3.1...

I guess I don't know exactly how 2.4 and 3.1 works as far as taking the information from the sensor and relaying them to make the car work most efficiently . I feel so helpless with out any clues to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,567
Posted By 240 JAH
The thing that baffles me is the car will not go...

The thing that baffles me is the car will not go into limp mode... the purpose of limp mode is to "limp" a car home or to a shop or wherever . Lets say the 02 is bad or lets say the ECU thinks it's...
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