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Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:omg: wow, what a find! not sure I'd want to...

:omg: wow, what a find!
not sure I'd want to stray too far from stock with that car...that could fetch a pretty penny at an auction.
but it's yours, not mine...enjoy :)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 585,205
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work getting everything packaged cleanly.

Nice work getting everything packaged cleanly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Greenbook TP31361 Pg 4 Lists ECU p/n 0 280...

Greenbook TP31361
Pg 4
Lists ECU p/n 0 280 000 556 = LH2.4 w/ EGR
...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I don't. I mocked it up with a 16T (as posted...

I don't.
I mocked it up with a 16T (as posted above) and decided I didn't want to get out the hammer and bash the strut tower.

Since you have a 940, you get more clearance to begin with because...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Here's how tight it is with a 16v...

Here's how tight it is with a 16v head/16T/Yoshifab adapter/90+ manifold in a 240.

https://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=433&pictureid=3869...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
What car? 240s do not have much clearance with...

What car?
240s do not have much clearance with 16v head + adapter + manifold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,057
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
This may be of some help for you. ...

This may be of some help for you.
https://ozvolvo.org/discussion/9733/bosch-lh-jetronic-2-4-ecu-and-ezk-pinout-tables
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 839
Views: 853,493
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
cool, looking forward to following along

cool, looking forward to following along
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,005
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'm not sure what your experience level is, but a...

I'm not sure what your experience level is, but a 16V+T+MS in a 240 will be a fun learning experience / puzzle to figure out if that's what your after. The recipe to do the swap is pretty...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
:clap: nice work on both accounts!

:clap: nice work on both accounts!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Yes they used an idle control valve. The...

Yes they used an idle control valve.

The port with the arrow connects to the intake manifold between the 2 and 3 intake runners. The other end connects to the intake pipe before the throttle body....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-20-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I haven't researched it at all, but this for sale...

I haven't researched it at all, but this for sale ad lists using one Camaro manifold and one CTS-V manifold. Might be a lower cost option for you.

https://i.imgur.com/2EwmdxM.png

Also, the STS...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 286,857
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks. It's been a while since I've heard one in...

Thanks. It's been a while since I've heard one in stock form.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 286,857
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Car is running like a champ. Exhaust makes a...

Car is running like a champ.
Exhaust makes a "ticking" sound under load. I can't find any evidence of an exhaust leak and manifold / head pipe bolts are tight. I think it has always had this sound...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,451
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
That looks a lot like an engine oil/coolant mix...

That looks a lot like an engine oil/coolant mix vs an ATF/coolant mix (you said ATF is red on the dipstick). Does the coolant smell more like engine oil or ATF? Not sure that draining the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 839
Views: 853,493
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Agree...before the LS goes in let us hear the...

Agree...before the LS goes in let us hear the song of the carb'd 16v. :)
Forum: showroom 07-11-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
16" Zeus wheels look pretty good on a 240 IMO ...

16" Zeus wheels look pretty good on a 240 IMO

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1988-volvo-245/...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 167,304
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work. What did you use to wrap the edges?

Nice work. What did you use to wrap the edges?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-07-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 231,782
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
bump for a cool build, how's this car running?

bump for a cool build, how's this car running?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I'd just pick up some M8 flange head nuts from...

I'd just pick up some M8 flange head nuts from your favorite hardware store for that application. :e-shrug:

Something like this:...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 766,779
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice job Jared

nice job Jared
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 839
Views: 853,493
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://www.prancingmoose.com/VolvoBodyStickers.ht...

https://www.prancingmoose.com/VolvoBodyStickers.html#vacuumlabels

scroll down, Dave has a 700/900 section...should contain what you need
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
They are M8 studs, same as the exhaust manifold. ...

They are M8 studs, same as the exhaust manifold.
I’d use the manifold torque spec for reference.
It is hard to get a torque wrench on all 3 of those nuts, so don’t stress too much about the exact...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,041
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Oh right. 240 didn?t come with 2.2 + EZ-117K. ...

Oh right. 240 didn?t come with 2.2 + EZ-117K.
Never mind then.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2022, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,041
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Ignition power stage? I had a similar situation...

Ignition power stage?
I had a similar situation and it went away after I took the heat sink off the power stage and re-applied some thermal paste.

Does the car start after it has cooled off?
Forum: website & board 05-13-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,364
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Thanks Dana!

Thanks Dana!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,347
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
nice work. powder coat looks great!

nice work.
powder coat looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 34,174
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
How’s this 16v+T running?

How’s this 16v+T running?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Rack & pinion? Ring & pinion?

Rack & pinion?
Ring & pinion?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I don't think there is an exact bracket for what...

I don't think there is an exact bracket for what you are asking (replace A/C with alternator), but you could probably make it work with spacers, etc.

You can use the OE bracket like on a late...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2022, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,938
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Looks like you peeled the cover off of the horn...

Looks like you peeled the cover off of the horn pad but didn’t remove the actual horn pad. The black plastic part covering the steering wheel nut needs to come off too (it should have come off with...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 839
Views: 853,493
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Score! :cool:

Score! :cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 219,881
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Use the large slip yoke damper. ...

Use the large slip yoke damper.
https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/ford-slip-yoke-f6zz4841ba
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 219,881
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^ fair points, but I'd wager that the majority...

^^ fair points, but I'd wager that the majority of T5 swappers have not checked runout and those that have (Stiggy Pop? dbarton?) still had the rattle.

AFAIK, the annoying decel rattles of the T5...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
There’s a washer-like piece behind the crank gear...

There’s a washer-like piece behind the crank gear that has a small groove in it which is the timing mark. Are you sure that is not present?
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
The aux shaft drives the distributor, so if it...

The aux shaft drives the distributor, so if it isn't aligned quite right, you can loosen the distributor to re-align it correctly (I assume you have a block-mounted distributor).

Yes, the crank...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
I timed mine with the cams / valve cover marks...

I timed mine with the cams / valve cover marks aligned and the crank / aux pulley marks aligned with the marks on the engine. Make sure you are using the mark at the timing belt pulley on the crank...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-06-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Can you elaborate on your question? The...

Can you elaborate on your question?
The Yoshifab kit is pretty much plug and play AFAIK.

I am using a Penta style setup with my 16v. 146t belt and INA 068109243F tensioner.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,547
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Cool project.

Cool project.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,970
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
curious to see this mocked up in the car w/ turbo...

curious to see this mocked up in the car w/ turbo attached. I'm not envious of having to work around the steering and brake booster on a RHD car.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,499
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
reach out to Lankku from Finland, he has some...

reach out to Lankku from Finland, he has some experience in this arena.
https://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=5741873&postcount=9
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,970
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Cool project and nice fab work.

Cool project and nice fab work.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,937
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Nice work. Refreshed 240 seats aren’t bad at all....

Nice work. Refreshed 240 seats aren’t bad at all. I was pleasantly surprised after refreshing a set of my own.
Forum: website & board 12-31-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,627
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
< del > text < / del > Remove the spaces and.. ...

< del > text < / del >
Remove the spaces and..
<del> text </del>
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,699
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
^^thanks, that's what I was looking for

^^thanks, that's what I was looking for
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,699
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
So on a stock 240, this measurement is ~12"? ...

So on a stock 240, this measurement is ~12"?
(ground to bottom of pinch weld)

https://i.imgur.com/Pf76nqFl.png
https://i.imgur.com/kIPXaPbl.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,501
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/10706824/y...

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/10706824/yes.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,699
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Can someone double check this? What is the height...

Can someone double check this? What is the height from the ground to rocker bottom on a stock height 240?

When I take this measurement I am getting ~8.5", but I'm pretty confident my car is not...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,745
Posted By oldschoolvolvo
Wow what a find! Congrats.

Wow what a find! Congrats.
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