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Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By dl242gt
Standard Motor Parts used to make a set of points...

Standard Motor Parts used to make a set of points with a felt lubricator for the cam on the distributor. Plus their points were copper. They always ran well in my Beetles back then.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 02:57 PM
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Posted By dl242gt
OK I will know in a couple of days.

OK I will know in a couple of days.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 02:53 PM
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Posted By dl242gt
Oh well it was a good thought anyway. I will go...

Oh well it was a good thought anyway. I will go look in the barn. I have a 16v head and I think the cams are there with it. What marking am I looking for so I know it's the exhaust?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,455
Posted By dl242gt
At a minimum a Pertronix would help that weak...

At a minimum a Pertronix would help that weak stock ignition. Plus it's nice to get rid of the points.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 02:19 PM
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Posted By dl242gt
If you are having cams reground. Can't you have...

If you are having cams reground. Can't you have the 8v cams reground for the 16v engine? They are the same cam castings for both. Alternatively, maybe IPD would sell you an unground billet?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By dl242gt
I don't know what number to give you. But you...

I don't know what number to give you. But you don't want air temps after the intercooler to be too much higher than ambient.

The water/meth injection is mainly going to be used to bring down...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By dl242gt
I have a manual rack in my 82 turbo using the...

I have a manual rack in my 82 turbo using the power steering ball joints. It did raise the steering effort a lot at slow speeds. But it won't hurt anything just makes you use a lot of effort to turn....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By dl242gt
That wiper motor grommet may replace the no...

That wiper motor grommet may replace the no longer available grommet for the fuel filter on the firewall on kjet engines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure the trans shifts in and out of...

Make sure the trans shifts in and out of overdrive properly with the little switch on the shifter. When the arrow is on the overdrive gear is off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By dl242gt
Does the brake pedal pump up? Barring any issues...

Does the brake pedal pump up? Barring any issues with the brake bleeding process. When bleeding these cars it's very helpful to tap on the pressure limiting valves with a small hammer. It's even good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By dl242gt
There is a big bushing on the diff I replaced on...

There is a big bushing on the diff I replaced on a 88 760 that wears and causes the diff to move around. Do you have low profile tires on your car? It seemed like you were describing tramlining which...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By dl242gt
That last part of the IPD description of the...

That last part of the IPD description of the 25/22 bars is spot on how the wagon is. It has a understeering attitude but can be coaxed to oversteer and I like that.

Happy Holiday anti sway bars....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,455
Posted By dl242gt
If it's a 140 that has the optional rear window...

If it's a 140 that has the optional rear window defogger. Those cars got a 55 amp alternator. My 123gt had a 35 amp alternator. I had a 55 amp 140 motorola one rebuilt with an integrated regulator....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By dl242gt
Five star post! ^ That is the boost addicts...

Five star post! ^ That is the boost addicts progression. :cool: It's so much fun to do keep trying more boost. Then I old man copped out and keep it around 12psi or so. :oops:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By dl242gt
Well done!

Well done!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By dl242gt
If you are interested in using Volvo anti sway...

If you are interested in using Volvo anti sway bars. I have a 23/21 setup for sale.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, it is the coolant drain for the block. On...

Yes, it is the coolant drain for the block. On the 940 turbos it does get a hose to it for the oil to coolant cooler setup.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 361
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Posted By dl242gt
We are gonna have more high performance Volvo...

We are gonna have more high performance Volvo goodness in NJ! Welcome aboard! I live in the Philly suburbs in joisey. Maybe we'll get to see this beast soon. Well wishes for the road trip.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By dl242gt
This is the timing belt tension procedure for the...

This is the timing belt tension procedure for the 1980 924 that I had. It was also the way
you adjusted the belt for my 76 Rabbit long ago. A friends Dodge Omni also used this reference. The worst...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By dl242gt
The head can be cut for some more compression....

The head can be cut for some more compression. But you'll want to make sure you measure the piston height for the tight squish so the engine won't be sensitive to knocking. That engine is a high...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By dl242gt
They used to sell rebuild kits for the Porsche...

They used to sell rebuild kits for the Porsche 356 round horn sets at Stoddard a Porsche dealer with a focus on the classic Porsches. I used to get their paper catalogs and shop for my parts there....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By dl242gt
For sedans the suggested IPD bars are the 25/25...

For sedans the suggested IPD bars are the 25/25 combo. For wagons they suggest a 25/22 combo which is what I run on my wagon. If you desire max anti roll effect. I'd go with the 25/25 bars. On my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By dl242gt
Looks good in there. I would think that some...

Looks good in there. I would think that some honing and cutting the ridge at the top should be enough. New bearings and rings with a valve job on the head and you have a refurbished engine. I've put...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, it's a six sided bolt with six flat sides....

Yes, it's a six sided bolt with six flat sides. So turning the bolt one more flat is turning it
so one more flat side moves into your view.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By dl242gt
Those front trailing arm bushing make my press...

Those front trailing arm bushing make my press creak and pop when it starts moving that bushing. The penetrating oil time helps. If you can let it sit on there for a day or two.

When I replaced...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By dl242gt
Try shopping at Dave Bartons site for a connector...

Try shopping at Dave Bartons site for a connector and wiring to repair your car. https://www.davebarton.com/index.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By dl242gt
That 30 year old rubber is hard and unflexible...

That 30 year old rubber is hard and unflexible compared to a new fresh rubber bushing. If you want the best results it's worth it to change the bushing. Volvo has a drift and receiver for that so the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By dl242gt
I usually tighten about 90 degrees for the final...

I usually tighten about 90 degrees for the final torque angle tighten on the crank pulley bolt. It's tighter than stock but not a large amount.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,874
Posted By dl242gt
Nice touch on the rear trunk with the single...

Nice touch on the rear trunk with the single volvo letters.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By dl242gt
36ft lb for the cam and intermediate sprocket...

36ft lb for the cam and intermediate sprocket bolts. The holes in the sprockets are for the holding tool. It's a round ring with a bolt going through. The end of the bolt goes in a sprocket hole and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By dl242gt
36ft lb. on the tensioner nut. late model cars it...

36ft lb. on the tensioner nut. late model cars it is 15mm instead of 17mm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By dl242gt
If you aren't getting the relay latching when you...

If you aren't getting the relay latching when you press the button. You'll also want to use a test light and make sure the button is pulsing the relay with 12v. If it is then the issue is in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 343,231
Posted By dl242gt
Congrats on Milo! He looks cool. We adopted a...

Congrats on Milo! He looks cool. We adopted a Dogo Argentino last year who was 7.5 when we got her. She is 82lb of goodness and has helped make life a lot more pleasant around here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By dl242gt
The plastic warps over the years and it starts...

The plastic warps over the years and it starts rubbing on the pulleys when that happens. If you can get the lower cover seated on the edge it may fit a bit better.

Never measured any acceptable...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By dl242gt
I would suggest checking the voltage drop on the...

I would suggest checking the voltage drop on the fuse box. I've had these fuse boxes cause major ignition issues when the pertronix current draw goes through the fuse box. If I recall correctly zvolv...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By dl242gt
With a good tune an early 8.5:1 B21F should be ok...

With a good tune an early 8.5:1 B21F should be ok with boost but I'm not sure about 20psi. But you'll have to make sure it's a good tune with those cast pistons. The different thicknesses of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By dl242gt
Not sure what you would need to do about the idle...

Not sure what you would need to do about the idle switch. But it looks like it could work on there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By dl242gt
I would double check that the O2 sensor is the...

I would double check that the O2 sensor is the correct Rex/Regina type. Also measure the coolant temp sensor at cold, warm, and hot temps to make sure it's working properly. I once encountered a...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,455
Posted By dl242gt
Another very good read on turbocharging is Street...

Another very good read on turbocharging is Street Turbocharging by Warner. It's bit more up to date with engine management than Bells book. I would want both on the shelf in my library.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 37,694
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, I really like those center caps. Well done!

Yes, I really like those center caps. Well done!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By dl242gt
Well done!

Well done!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 37,694
Posted By dl242gt
I have the rear main seal tool if you want to...

I have the rear main seal tool if you want to scan mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By dl242gt
I would try to figure out what signal either...

I would try to figure out what signal either ground or voltage that the ecu wants to see and then add that to the circuit. You can just ground the circuit out if that is the signal the computer is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, you are correct in your understanding. Give...

Yes, you are correct in your understanding. Give me a shout and we'll go get a flange.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By dl242gt
Just use the inner fender bracket from a 240. I...

Just use the inner fender bracket from a 240. I also add the relay because those fuse boxes don't like the extra current from the pertronix system going though it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By dl242gt
Whenever I install a Pertronix in the old Volvos....

Whenever I install a Pertronix in the old Volvos. I add an ignition relay to help the coil get more voltage.
Forum: showroom 11-17-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,370
Posted By dl242gt
I too used to have the ZKW fog lights under the...

I too used to have the ZKW fog lights under the bumper on my turbo. They were great lights. I wiped out two sets with road debris and now have a set of the Catz msx on there. They are nice and small...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By dl242gt
Before I would convict the abs unit. I'd ask you...

Before I would convict the abs unit. I'd ask you about the flex brake hoses? Are they original? If they are then you may have issues with the hoses decaying internally. In my own experience I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By dl242gt
The need for upgrading the cables is based on...

The need for upgrading the cables is based on what accessories you plan on adding to the original current load. If you are going to add a lot of high power stuff then yes upgrade those cables. If you...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-16-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By dl242gt
You can also try D&F Performance in Berlin NJ....

You can also try D&F Performance in Berlin NJ. They have also repaired cylinder heads for me.
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