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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By 2manyturbos
This is a yes and no type of question. You can...

This is a yes and no type of question. You can remove the ECU section and the EZK section of the harnesses without removing the dash. That said, the dash harness is what allows those to sections to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By 2manyturbos
I have compressed them and used mechanic's wire...

I have compressed them and used mechanic's wire to tie them in the compressed position just like a gas strut is shipped. Put them in place from inside the trunk while someone "you trust" closes the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By 2manyturbos
The tubing is thin wall aluminum.

The tubing is thin wall aluminum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ Nice job. Book marked for future use.

^^ Nice job. Book marked for future use.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By 2manyturbos
I probably have a good condition correct 1992-93...

I probably have a good condition correct 1992-93 line in my parts collection. PM sent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By 2manyturbos
You are working on the old 240 R-12 systems. The...

You are working on the old 240 R-12 systems. The way that pressure switch is set up is different. The low pressure switch screws directly into the dryer. Removing it would allow the entire charge...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By 2manyturbos
No, you are not going to loose the refrigerant...

No, you are not going to loose the refrigerant when you replace the switch. No more than you would when you attach/detach the system charging fittings. It is the same set up. A schraeder valve is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's not where they are grounded from the...

That's not where they are grounded from the factory. If you look at the compressors they all have a 10mm ring connector on the ground wire. That is an 8mm bolt and that ring connector fits it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By 2manyturbos
The one on the right is something that was added....

The one on the right is something that was added. The other is the factory location for the engine ground.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is not factory. No idea what it was for.

That is not factory. No idea what it was for.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 973
Posted By 2manyturbos
Um, no you didn't. There is a caution sign at...

Um, no you didn't. There is a caution sign at the bottom of each post. You can click that and it allows you to send a message to the moderators forum. There is no "God like" mod that reads your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By 2manyturbos
If you read above, he has a hole in the hard line...

If you read above, he has a hole in the hard line section that attaches to the compressor. Replacing the hose is not going to "fix" the problem. This is a common problem on the 1993 240 AC system. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By 2manyturbos
It will fit. The glass is all the same. The...

It will fit. The glass is all the same. The channel is the same since 1984.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes, the 780 hitch is unique to a 780 because of...

Yes, the 780 hitch is unique to a 780 because of the IRS. A straight axle 7/9 hitch will not fit a 780 and vise-versa.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By 2manyturbos
The trim just pushes straight in toward the...

The trim just pushes straight in toward the glass. The clips lock on to the inner edges of the trim channel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,954
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes, it should turn freely. Use some PB Blaster...

Yes, it should turn freely. Use some PB Blaster to free it up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is common. Volvo did a crappy job of...

That is common. Volvo did a crappy job of routing that line. That is your low pressure line. There isn't anything else out there I know of that will fit. See if a hose shop can come up with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By 2manyturbos
There are many OEM parts out there still...

There are many OEM parts out there still available, just not from a Volvo dealer. I didn't know about these. Thanks for the link.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes, these. You need about 20 of them. I think...

Yes, these. You need about 20 of them. I think there are 5 per A-pillar and about 10 across the top. I don't have anything with the trim off to take a count from.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By 2manyturbos
The windshield trim was NLA from Volvo long ago. ...

The windshield trim was NLA from Volvo long ago. If you act quickly, SLUMLORD has a nice set I helped him remove from a 1993 940 a couple of weeks ago. The butyl rubber ribbon or bead of urethane...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By 2manyturbos
OP, I have an extra bracket I will sell if you...

OP, I have an extra bracket I will sell if you need one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By 2manyturbos
I recently went through this with my 780. John is...

I recently went through this with my 780. John is correct. The sensors will corrode internally and swell up like an expansion plug. I've seen them so swollen that the only way to get them out would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^^ What he said. Class 3 is 1000 lb tongue...

^^^ What he said. Class 3 is 1000 lb tongue weight, 10,000 gross weight towing capacity. The hitch I have is rated at 300 lb tongue weight, 3,500 lb gross weight. That is what a 7 series is...
Forum: events 06-05-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,233
Posted By 2manyturbos
Cool. I'll be there. I have to leave way ahead...

Cool. I'll be there. I have to leave way ahead of time to make the 10 mile drive. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By 2manyturbos
Yes, those grounds that are attached to a plate...

Yes, those grounds that are attached to a plate right above the battery/washer tank well have to do with the fuel injection system.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By 2manyturbos
I can't remember. I'll check tomorrow.

I can't remember. I'll check tomorrow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By 2manyturbos
No, not even close to fitting. If you want a...

No, not even close to fitting. If you want a hitch for your 780, I have a draw tight hitch that came off my 780 that I will sell.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By 2manyturbos
As said above via. the link. When it won't...

As said above via. the link. When it won't start, check for spark. The hall sensor in the distributor may be failing. That is a common issue with LH 2.2.
Forum: showroom 06-04-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By 2manyturbos
Not could be, is. Look at the pictures taken for...

Not could be, is. Look at the pictures taken for the auction. Same license plate.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By 2manyturbos
You are not the only one on here that has...

You are not the only one on here that has encountered that. I won't install anything other that a Bosch sensor for that particular sensor. Even then, I take ohmmeter readings cold and warmed up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By 2manyturbos
He probably means the nylon U channels the pins...

He probably means the nylon U channels the pins on the regulator arms slide in. That does make a big difference.
Forum: showroom 06-03-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By 2manyturbos
That looks like the 79 that sold on Bring a...

That looks like the 79 that sold on Bring a Trailer about 3 weeks ago.


And in fact, it is. It sold for $10,800. Beautiful car.

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1979-volvo-242-coupe/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By 2manyturbos
Get a used original equipment regulator.

Get a used original equipment regulator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,954
Posted By 2manyturbos
There is nothing like you describe in the AC...

There is nothing like you describe in the AC system.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,954
Posted By 2manyturbos
That's what I just answered. You can get them...

That's what I just answered. You can get them from Volvo. They are ~ $5 each. The seals that come in those generic o-ring kits are not the right size for those two connections..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,954
Posted By 2manyturbos
Volvo has R-134 o-rings that are yellow. They...

Volvo has R-134 o-rings that are yellow. They are about 20X the price of o-rings you can get elsewhere.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,954
Posted By 2manyturbos
It doesn't matter. The green seals are fine with...

It doesn't matter. The green seals are fine with R-12 or ES12. The original Volvo seals in an R-12 system were blue. Not that it matters. It just means if you encountered a different color, the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By 2manyturbos
I miss read your post and thought you were asking...

I miss read your post and thought you were asking about the rear axle sensor. My friend's 1988 780 had ABS sensors on the front struts that were peeling all the insulation off of the harness. When...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By 2manyturbos
He's from Canada. All the fasteners are probably...

He's from Canada. All the fasteners are probably part of the strut by now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By 2manyturbos
Lol. Change of diet. I've gone Volvo free.

Lol. Change of diet. I've gone Volvo free.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By 2manyturbos
They aren't hard to do if you have the time and a...

They aren't hard to do if you have the time and a place to work on the car. If you catch it now before the car is flooded with anti-freeze, it's about a 7 hour job.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By 2manyturbos
No idea on the possibility of an interchange. I...

No idea on the possibility of an interchange. I probably have the sensor you need. I parted an 88 780. I think those ran the 96 tooth ABS system.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By 2manyturbos
I like the added cooling capacity of the 3 row...

I like the added cooling capacity of the 3 row Nissens radiators. I would keep it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By 2manyturbos
The fact that it will go into overdrive with the...

The fact that it will go into overdrive with the rear wheels off the ground, yet, will not do so out on the highway tells me the kickdown cable is not adjusted right. It takes so little throttle to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By 2manyturbos
^^ This. I have never seen a problem with the...

^^ This. I have never seen a problem with the 240 tanks.

The latest version of the 7-9 tanks had problems with the lower neck snapping off when they were 15+ years old.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By 2manyturbos
Cool.

Cool.
Forum: showroom 05-23-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By 2manyturbos
Very cool. Robert, is that your new to you...

Very cool. Robert, is that your new to you squirter motor powering the 242? If so, you been busy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By 2manyturbos
That is your radio suppression relay. It drives...

That is your radio suppression relay. It drives the injectors. No, the front temp sensor has nothing to do with the e-fan. It is the sensor for the temperature gage in your instrument cluster,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By 2manyturbos
The ECU controls the fan via. input from the ECT...

The ECU controls the fan via. input from the ECT sensor. That sensor is on the head between intake runner 3-4.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By 2manyturbos
A failing ECT sensor will cause that.

A failing ECT sensor will cause that.
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