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Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,107
Posted By GeneralBurrito
The motor mounts look nice, but I'm more...

The motor mounts look nice, but I'm more interested in their coilovers (http://www.retroturbo.com/?product=volvo-240-260-series-street-stance-coilover-kit).
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Did you have to change your alternator?

Did you have to change your alternator?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By GeneralBurrito
http://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/image...

http://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/images/volvo_relay_diagram.PNG

When I do the swap, I'll be just connecting the battery to the relay with an inline 30A fuse, have the temp sensor on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Mine's an 87 and it has the top fog lights and...

Mine's an 87 and it has the top fog lights and the bottom middle reflectors, so I only need 4 bulbs in total for brake/running lights.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Would 4 red 1157 leds work? The 240 6 panels only...

Would 4 red 1157 leds work? The 240 6 panels only shine 2 on each side when I have my headlights on, and I'm most likely never going to use my rear fogs.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Yuup, I made sure everything was lined up. After...

Yuup, I made sure everything was lined up. After the cam, my idle was around 600 with an aggressive vibration. Now with the timing advanced, my pedal feels more responsive and my idle is back to a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Yup

Yup
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By GeneralBurrito
So far it still starts in less than a second on...

So far it still starts in less than a second on 89.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Not sure if it helps, but after turning it a...

Not sure if it helps, but after turning it a little bit, the idle got smoother, pushed up to around 900 rpm. It was around 600 before and the engine vibrated quite bit.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I'm going to use a timing light soon, I'm just...

I'm going to use a timing light soon, I'm just asking if turning the dist. a little bit is safe.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By GeneralBurrito
How many degrees of timing does the distributor allow on lh2.2?

So after my B cam swap and 2.25" exhaust upgrade, I noticed just a little boost in speed, as if I made barely a difference other than sound. So after looking around the engine, I noticed the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Does getting louder on acceleration only happen...

Does getting louder on acceleration only happen with an exhaust manifold leak? I found a leak on the front pipe gasket that I fixed (hopefully, so far so good) over the weekend, but I still get the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Really? I mean there is a smell in the engine bay...

Really? I mean there is a smell in the engine bay right after engine start up. Gaskets are my next thing then.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Even though it's been shimmed, I am concerned at...

Even though it's been shimmed, I am concerned at the loud valvetrain, at least I think it's the valvetrain. It ticks at idle and on acceleration, but goes silent while decelerating.
I'm on 89 gas,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Same thing happened after I swapped my b cam and...

Same thing happened after I swapped my b cam and shimmed it. There was a more audible tick. It even ticks on acceleration. Already had two technicians say it must be the higher lift making the valves...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Did you just replace the caps on the board in the...

Did you just replace the caps on the board in the picture? Looks like I only need 2 caps from this picture (my speedo has the blue, black, and red wires):

http://cleanflametrap.com/speed01.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I'm subscribing for sure, I've been thinking...

I'm subscribing for sure, I've been thinking about replacing the caps, but keep procrastinating. If it fixes your speedo, I'm ordering the caps as soon as possible.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I want to see how 15mm go. Good luck!

I want to see how 15mm go. Good luck!
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Ah, a classic.

Ah, a classic.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By GeneralBurrito
What flavor just to make sure?

What flavor just to make sure?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By GeneralBurrito
That's what I'm kind of afraid of, I even got a...

That's what I'm kind of afraid of, I even got a 23mm front sway to replace the stock 19mm (love the planted feeling by the way) to fight oversteer. Widening the rears just defeats the purpose of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Would I need to cut the lip with 25mm on cut...

Would I need to cut the lip with 25mm on cut springs? 2 front 1.5 rear coils cut. With Virgos as well, probably getting 195/60r15 or 205/55r15 tires.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Yeah imgur works great. I'm not really a fan of...

Yeah imgur works great. I'm not really a fan of the sunken in look, especially for the rears.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Do you have pictures with the 25s on Virgos?

Do you have pictures with the 25s on Virgos?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By GeneralBurrito
What about this website? #9, 11, and 12 all have...

What about this website? #9, 11, and 12 all have "w/o ac" options
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Looks like I might have to change my ps pump. How...

Looks like I might have to change my ps pump. How is it working for you so far? I'm thinking of doing this and getting rid of my useless AC.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I think the rapid flashing is only for your turn...

I think the rapid flashing is only for your turn signals. Your tails, reverse, fogs, etc. should be fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,626
Posted By GeneralBurrito
It's oil free "epoxy resin coated wire...

It's oil free "epoxy resin coated wire mesh"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By GeneralBurrito
This is exactly what my speedo does in my '87...

This is exactly what my speedo does in my '87 240. Always in the morning or at night when it's fairly cold out that my speedo shuts off mid drive until I smack it back to life. I already know the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By GeneralBurrito
My rear defroster doesn't even click down, it...

My rear defroster doesn't even click down, it springs back to off. Not sure if that's how it's supposed to be
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Looks like the price would be around $200 with...

Looks like the price would be around $200 with shipping, but you do get the option to get a different muffler which is good.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Would this setup be slightly bigger than the IPD...

Would this setup be slightly bigger than the IPD sport system? I think I remember reading that the turbo setup has 60mm (2.36") piping while the IPD sport is 2.25".
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-06-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,256
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I've been thinking of using a tablet or a beater...

I've been thinking of using a tablet or a beater phone with GPS to use as a replacement for my speedo/odo, but I haven't seen any app that lets me manually put in how many miles I already have so I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,626
Posted By GeneralBurrito
So far I'm only driving to school and back and...

So far I'm only driving to school and back and occasionally to stores. At most only around 50-60 miles a week. And it's rare to get dusty here.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Is this the redblock monster? ...

Is this the redblock monster?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKv6_zPfDkY
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,906
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Good choice on getting a 240. If I'm remembering...

Good choice on getting a 240. If I'm remembering correctly, I think s10 shocks are only for lowered 240s since they're shorter.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Those are the holy grails, but quite expensive....

Those are the holy grails, but quite expensive. If I were to spend that type of money, I'd rather put it into a set of your coilovers and keep my current braces.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Never thought about doing something like that....

Never thought about doing something like that. Wouldn't it have too much stress since it's on just a single stud?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Strut to strut brace worth it after installing lower chassis and firewall braces?

So right now, eBay is having a site-wide 15% discount which would allow me to get an Ultra Racing strut brace for around $115. But I'm just wondering if it's worth getting after having the other two...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
Posted By GeneralBurrito
That could possibly be something causing it. I'll...

That could possibly be something causing it. I'll have to really inspect the assembly with my dad some time to find any culprits.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
Posted By GeneralBurrito
So after checking everything and driving for a...

So after checking everything and driving for a couple months, it boils down to just temperature. When it's morning or at night and it's colder, the speedometer acts up. But if I'm driving during the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Epoxy them again, but better this time.

Epoxy them again, but better this time.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By GeneralBurrito
The ipd blues do look a lot like they're for a...

The ipd blues do look a lot like they're for a 240. Look like the same types that were on mine before cutting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,626
Posted By GeneralBurrito
I got a universal 3 wire NTK for $8 and it came...

I got a universal 3 wire NTK for $8 and it came with antisieze on the threads, so would around 25lb-ft be fine?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,626
Posted By GeneralBurrito
What's the o2 sensor torque spec for 240s?

What's the o2 sensor torque spec for 240s?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,626
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Mostly driving in city and sometimes freeway,...

Mostly driving in city and sometimes freeway, it's not that dusty around here other than when there's road work being done. The filter seems tempting, but I'll wait a bit and see if any reviews pop...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,626
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Yeah, it's just nice to see IPD is still thinking...

Yeah, it's just nice to see IPD is still thinking about the bricks. Would it have more of a difference on a b cam swapped NA? I'm already going to get the IPD sport exhaust, so having a higher flow...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,626
Posted By GeneralBurrito
Opinion on IPD's high flow air filter for the 240?

I think it just came out a few weeks ago and I'm wondering what you guys think about it. I just feel that having more air is better, but that also has a higher chance at damaging the maf.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,799
Posted By GeneralBurrito
See? It's always the blinker fluid, nobody ever...

See? It's always the blinker fluid, nobody ever checks the blinker fluid first. Good choice on using 50/50, saves a little money.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,906
Posted By GeneralBurrito
There's a thread about an offroad 240 from a few...

There's a thread about an offroad 240 from a few days ago:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=252899

And 240s are great cars, mine's been reliable other than the speedometer...
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