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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 60
Posted By Radtap
Yeah, try to jiggle the switch to see if you get...

Yeah, try to jiggle the switch to see if you get power, hook up a test light or multimeter and then also try taking it off and cleaning it if needed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 60
Posted By Radtap
I'm replacing my ignition switch because some of...

I'm replacing my ignition switch because some of the contacts are loose so sometimes my horn, windshield wiper, rear defrost, blower and a few other things dont work just cause they aren't getting...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By Radtap
Call one of the outboard shops in town. They more...

Call one of the outboard shops in town. They more than likely have spec sheets laying around to know whether things are within tolerance for rebuilds and I'd imagine with that the sizes and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 60
Posted By Radtap
On the factory stereos I've pulled out the red...

On the factory stereos I've pulled out the red power wire had a white connector on it that has the fuse built into it, pop it open and a regular glass fuse comes out. Have you checked if power is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,071
Posted By Radtap
There’s gotta be a secret to keeping the fuel...

There’s gotta be a secret to keeping the fuel pumps going. Both pumps in my ‘80 presumably took a dump but both pumps in the 84 are original and have yet to have issues, the 80 has half the mileage...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By Radtap
Front left side abs/non abs calipers seem to be a...

Front left side abs/non abs calipers seem to be a hot item, most parts suppliers seem to have had a hard time keeping them in stock both vented and non vented for a while
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By Radtap
The leak honestly wouldn’t be an issue if manual...

The leak honestly wouldn’t be an issue if manual transmissions had an easy access fill port instead of having to crawl under the car otherwise I’d just be topping it off, the leak is just heavy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By Radtap
I’m doing the job all by myself so I might get a...

I’m doing the job all by myself so I might get a jack. If I had a little more time I might just pull the whole engine+trans but that would involve touching a degrading wiring harness I’m not ready to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 12:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By Radtap
Getting ready to pull the transmission this...

Getting ready to pull the transmission this Thursday, how much does one of these weigh? Wondering if I can just bench press it back up into place or if I’ve gotta buy a jack. Got an iPD od seal kit...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Radtap
Locate wiring harness grommets or drill hole and...

Locate wiring harness grommets or drill hole and install grommet, some room behind the pedals, gives you a spot for future wires
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2022, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Radtap
I'm a sucker for the early dash and rally...

I'm a sucker for the early dash and rally cluster, what is that AC switch out of?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2022, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By Radtap
$70 in Az :(

$70 in Az :(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By Radtap
I never had this glue but my dust boots have been...

I never had this glue but my dust boots have been holding fine few months now
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By Radtap
Evapo rust likes to turn to goo, I've had good...

Evapo rust likes to turn to goo, I've had good luck with Berryman chemdip cleaning stuff up, rinse it off afterwards and its pretty damn good, minimal scrubbing if it sits long enough
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 696
Posted By Radtap
Post pic? Is it the same as the early 240s? iPD...

Post pic? Is it the same as the early 240s? iPD sells wipers for early 240s that come with a plastic adapter to mount modern blades
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Radtap
I bypassed my dimmer since I have no reason to...

I bypassed my dimmer since I have no reason to dim it. I also forgot to say I had that same white wire coming out of my blower switch when I updated my fan and switch, it plugged into a white wire on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,228
Posted By Radtap
8-9 yr old KYB gas-a-just in the rear still going...

8-9 yr old KYB gas-a-just in the rear still going strong. Too stiff for bad roads IMO
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
240: Key Woes
Views: 881
Posted By Radtap
Home Depot and Ace key cutting machines can copy...

Home Depot and Ace key cutting machines can copy Volvo keys if you have the original. Did you try contacting "The Lock Guys"?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
240: Key Woes
Views: 881
Posted By Radtap
Are they different? I got the same part numbers...

Are they different? I got the same part numbers when changed the year to both 90 and 92.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
240: Key Woes
Views: 881
Posted By Radtap
Trunk key part # should be 1213202 and...

Trunk key part # should be 1213202 and ignition/door is 1316957.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2022, 12:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,463
Posted By Radtap
https://i.imgur.com/CiivxPJl.jpg First 240...

https://i.imgur.com/CiivxPJl.jpg

First 240 since June arrived at the junkyard and turned into a little impromptu meetup this weekend. Jtbechtold's 744 on the right. Not often I see or hang out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 884
Posted By Radtap
After fighting with my brakes the last month,...

After fighting with my brakes the last month, between pressure, vacuum and old fashion bleeding. Simply nothing beats some poor bastard pumping the pedal for you. Could never build enough vacuum or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Radtap
Start at the lights, are the bulbs working, are...

Start at the lights, are the bulbs working, are you getting 12v? Work your way back through the wiring looking for faults. Like I said check the connectors, had pass side headlight go out but high...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Radtap
Do your windshield wipers work? Start car, jiggle...

Do your windshield wipers work? Start car, jiggle black plug on back of ignition cylinder up underneath dash and try the different controls
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 49,818
Posted By Radtap
Security cam to check if you remembered to turn...

Security cam to check if you remembered to turn the lights off?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By Radtap
He did previously make custom ones but Volvo...

He did previously make custom ones but Volvo legal came after him.

https://www.prancingmoose.com/VolvoBodyStickers.html
The one HighMans is looking for is a little less than half way down but NLA
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,327
Posted By Radtap
Telling you, go mid engine, unique and good. Roll...

Telling you, go mid engine, unique and good. Roll up in the wagon, open the back doors to see an engine and the road underneath.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By Radtap
Sorry had the sizes mismatched with something else

Sorry had the sizes mismatched with something else
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By Radtap
The 10 inch should be a dual diaphragm and the 12...

The 10 inch should be a dual diaphragm and the 12 inch should be a single diaphragm, you get more braking pressure with dual diaphragms.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,327
Posted By Radtap
Slap a rotary in it, everybody V8 swaps these...

Slap a rotary in it, everybody V8 swaps these cars whether it’s a Ford, chevy or Volvo V8 it’s simply not cool anymore. Idk 2 or 4bt swap, flat four if it’ll fit, spinning dorito, gut a totaled...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By Radtap
Is it an exhaust smell or a fuel smell because...

Is it an exhaust smell or a fuel smell because they're two different smells caused by different problems. Hard to start can be many things as well. Replace fuel and air filter see if that helps....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,612
Posted By Radtap
http://turbobricks.net/forums/showthread.php?t=303...

http://turbobricks.net/forums/showthread.php?t=303327
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,013
Posted By Radtap
Got new master bench bled with plugs and...

Got new master bench bled with plugs and installed, brakes got slightly better, still going further than comfortable with but it’s finally building pressure, bled lots more air out of right rear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,013
Posted By Radtap
Don’t have extra brake lines laying around lol,...

Don’t have extra brake lines laying around lol, gonna hopefully run by oreillys in the last hour today since they carry the kit in store. It does have the plugs so I’ll give that a shot
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,948
Posted By Radtap
I actually like that idea, might help the AC stay...

I actually like that idea, might help the AC stay cold if I just allow it to run and only cycle off when it drops below freezing. Here you either need full AC or full heat if you’re skinny like me,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,013
Posted By Radtap
Speaking of bench bleeding. AMR masters do not...

Speaking of bench bleeding. AMR masters do not come with a bench bleeding kit while possibly every other master I’ve bought in my life has. That’s frustrating. iPD is very frustrating. Anyway...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,464
Posted By Radtap
Iirc the turbo one just doesn’t have a vent. I...

Iirc the turbo one just doesn’t have a vent. I had issues with my accumulator on my non turbo and just ran the fuel hose from the pump and clamped it directly to the hardline fitting underneath the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,071
Posted By Radtap
The truck is wedge a flathead between the locking...

The truck is wedge a flathead between the locking ring and the ring on the tank and twist to walk the ring back in position. Or just buy the tool.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,948
Posted By Radtap
Itís not that the knob bothers me, at the end of...

Itís not that the knob bothers me, at the end of the day I could care less how my AC is turned on, just thought Iíd update it a little bit while Iím in there converting the system. I like the look of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,948
Posted By Radtap
Yeah I normally put envirosafe in my stuff, just...

Yeah I normally put envirosafe in my stuff, just easier to call it r13 conversion. Had great luck but need a top off in my other car. I need to replace the PS pump regardless so wouldn’t hurt for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2021, 12:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,007
Posted By Radtap
When I two wheel my forklift at work I like to...

When I two wheel my forklift at work I like to pretend that's me
Forum: showroom 12-22-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9,737
Views: 5,531,465
Posted By Radtap
If my brakes hadn't gone out I would've been at...

If my brakes hadn't gone out I would've been at that meet :(

Cruising the frontage road with no OD
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,013
Posted By Radtap
Well I got the AMR one arriving tomorrow so we’ll...

Well I got the AMR one arriving tomorrow so we’ll try that and if not I’ll check VP
Forum: showroom 12-22-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,674
Posted By Radtap
Didn’t someone chop a 245 or 745 and make it a 2...

Didn’t someone chop a 245 or 745 and make it a 2 door wagon? Swear I remember seeing pictures somewhere. 243c would’ve been cool
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,463
Posted By Radtap
The car honestly wasn’t in the worst shape when I...

The car honestly wasn’t in the worst shape when I got it, 170k miles and then sat for 20 years in the sun. Interior has been completely replaced now and will have pictures soon. Didn’t wanna cut the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
Posted By Radtap
There should be gaps in the plastic sized...

There should be gaps in the plastic sized specifically for the clips with proper spacing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,013
Posted By Radtap
I saw an FTE brand on FCP, rename?

I saw an FTE brand on FCP, rename?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2021, 12:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,463
Posted By Radtap
Thing sold almost immediately, don't need to go...

Thing sold almost immediately, don't need to go through a second kjet revival while the first is barely limping :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,463
Posted By Radtap
https://i.ibb.co/W2jvVGd/F0-BBB169-37-BC-4047-8951...

https://i.ibb.co/W2jvVGd/F0-BBB169-37-BC-4047-8951-51-A03-DD7691-C.jpg

My cars twin went up for sale for the same price last week. Nearly bought it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,013
Posted By Radtap
Couldn’t find an ATE unit, got an AMR one through...

Couldn’t find an ATE unit, got an AMR one through iPD. I’ve had goodluck with amr stuff so we’ll give it a shot, I’m sure even that’s better than whatever China bay stuff oreillys rebrands. I’d like...
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