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    1. I Agree about it not being a Carb issue. ...

      I Agree about it not being a Carb issue. Hopefully you still have the SU's

      Is the Weber you installed the 2 barrel Downdraft ? The SU's will out perform that if serviced, and setup...
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      9/16-18 -Confirmed 10 min ago

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    3. Also make sure that the inside surface of the...

      Also make sure that the inside surface of the knuckle and the ball joint tapered surfaces are clean, dry and oil free. a piece of grit, sand, metal filings will not allow the tapered surfaces to...
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      Yes of course the sway bar links need to come...

      Yes of course the sway bar links need to come off,

      On a side note, I see that you have Rubber Brake hoses, How old are they? I swapped mine out to PTFE with Stainless braid and as IPD...
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      I'm just referring to tapping the female tapered...

      I'm just referring to tapping the female tapered part,(Knuckle) the shockwave helps release the 2 parts. In this photo of my car you can see the nut covered in anti sieze and the rusty covered...
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      When I did mine I used the cheap tool from Harbor...

      When I did mine I used the cheap tool from Harbor Freight.

      I also bought a spring compressor set from them,

      This looks like the one I used.
      ...
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      What type of Rally? Where? Depending on the...

      What type of Rally? Where?

      Depending on the rally and class your entering there may not be much more that you can do to the car performance wise. Other than a few minor tweaks.

      And there WILL...
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      I agree that the Engine Leveler is an excellent...

      I agree that the Engine Leveler is an excellent suggestion (possibly a requirement if doing it single handed like I did), makes the job super easy.

      I got my leveler (along with an engine hoist)...
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      Ahh, a new one. What I and smoothdurban said...

      Ahh, a new one. What I and smoothdurban said still applies, but you may have better luck over on TurboBricks with a '91 240
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      What year is your car, The Clusters changed ...

      What year is your car, The Clusters changed over the years. The First few years were very similar to the late 140's and have a PCB that is prone to cracking so if your car is -75 through about...
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      As a note. you can "right mouse click" on the...

      As a note. you can "right mouse click" on the #70 in the post and "copy link address" Then paste it again to link to previous posts easily. I find this very handy when pointing a user to a...
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      more like $577, $761, or $772, remember he's...

      more like $577, $761, or $772, remember he's looking for the 6 cyl version. I have no idea what the differenace is between the 3 options, but a quick call to VP should be enough
      ...
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      I have sourced connectors from Digi-Key in the...

      I have sourced connectors from Digi-Key in the past, They are the correct size and with the plastic back shells fit nicely into the D-Jet components, of course you need to source the original...
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      Hey StewartL I notice that your in SB, do you...

      Hey StewartL

      I notice that your in SB, do you ever get down south of LA? There is a great shop in Torrance, and it's a real Alladin's cave of Vintage Volvo stuff. They will have a 1221025. ...
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      Where are you located, how will you drive it, ...

      Where are you located, how will you drive it, what condition is it in ... So many variables.

      But a short reply to a short question = Restore it !
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      Pictures of 1221025, front and back

      Here are pictures from the part from my 1800ES parts car.

      EDIT: Added photo of back of mirror bracket to show pin

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      Hey 142guy, quite the endeavor to get your...

      Hey 142guy, quite the endeavor to get your mirror back on, I'm a bit surprised as I have done this a few times and yes it is a VERY firm rap with the heel of my hand I never had to use any tools....
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      There is a spring inside the fitting attached to...

      There is a spring inside the fitting attached to the roof, the end of this spring runs across the inside tangent of the hole that accepts the beveled stud (pin) on the mirror nase.

      Make sure...
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      Any more information, Pictures, quantitate...

      Any more information, Pictures, quantitate performance measurements? Did you replace the injectors or other components when you installed the Stealth?

      For comparisson my car was running...
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      There are lots of sources for the panels, so if...

      There are lots of sources for the panels, so if you do a careful inspection of the areas noted by 142guy you can get all the panels required.

      Here is the VP selection,
      ...
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      Great Job, Lots of elbow grease on that finish ...

      Great Job, Lots of elbow grease on that finish

      I once painted my 142 in a carport on Vancouver Island, with a few tarps as walls,

      ... to all those that say a paint job is $10 K, ...
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      Agreed with 142 Guy, Filter goes on pressure...

      Agreed with 142 Guy, Filter goes on pressure side of Fuel Pump or else you will have issues when it become dirty.

      Note that Diaphragm pumps are quite tolerant of small particles,

      Another...
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      So what happens if you spray a little starting...

      So what happens if you spray a little starting fluid into the carbs?

      Sometimes Fuel problems are really ignition problems and vice versa. Perhaps an ignition problem was manifested during the...
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      Do you follow along on TurboBricks? The...

      Do you follow along on TurboBricks?

      The "For Sale" forum there, in particular the "Tonight's Volvo Orphan" thread is always full of information.

      As for 740 > 240, well .... the 740 was...
    25. WOW, Sounds like a great find. 81 242 is in my...

      WOW, Sounds like a great find. 81 242 is in my opinion one of the best looking Volvos of all time. Certainly the best looking of the "Boxy But Good" Bricks.

      How much have you driven the...
    26. Have you checked the in tank fuel pump? Or are...

      Have you checked the in tank fuel pump? Or are you just referring to the external pump.

      There is a Sock Filter inside the tank, on the inlet to the in tank pump, The incline may have moved...
    27. A little off topic from the OP, but they do call...

      A little off topic from the OP, but they do call them threads and this one has meandered this way ....

      I use a Negative battery post disconnect on ALL my cars, (except for the XC90 T8)

      I ...
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      So reading your signature I can see that you...

      So reading your signature I can see that you could make it to Torrance in about an hour in your S40 T5, But not so sure about in a pickup truck with a B20/M41 in the back ....

      Drive carefully ;)
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      Also for the brakes. I had a shop in San...

      Also for the brakes. I had a shop in San Bernadino make me Stainless Steel brake hoses for my 142

      You say your "less than an hour away" from Torrance which makes me think your well west of...
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      The post does mention that the engine was swapped...

      The post does mention that the engine was swapped in before he purchased the car ( from a yard in Colorado, see link at bottom ), "It wasn't the original engine from my car - I found a handwritten...
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