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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By volvorod85
I had an early T5 adapter from the first company...

I had an early T5 adapter from the first company doing it, I couldn't separate the trans from the bell, but I also never really had much issue getting it out. One time I pulled it, rebuilt it and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By volvorod85
I replaced the bulb and the piston inside moved...

I replaced the bulb and the piston inside moved smoothly. The bulb i took out has an internal adjustment with a screw, the replacement does not. It works fine, wide open when cold and closed at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By volvorod85
Well I got a smaller orifice in the air valve...

Well I got a smaller orifice in the air valve hose and it fired right up, idled at 1100 rpm...Gonna try and go a little bigger, get it closer to 1500 when its cold. I feel like when it starts proper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 01:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By volvorod85
The AAV was frozen completely so a quick internet...

The AAV was frozen completely so a quick internet search said there are none left...but you can get a kit to fix it from this guy. Basically heat it get the insert out and put it back together with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By volvorod85
Eesh, dont mess with that unless you have a fuel...

Eesh, dont mess with that unless you have a fuel pressure gauge correctly in the system and you know what your doing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By volvorod85
Yeah the shift shaft seal looks like its...

Yeah the shift shaft seal looks like its leaking..But you gotta drop the trans to do it so far as I know, and I just dont have the time nor do the power that be want me spending more time on the car....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By volvorod85
Well got it to fail at the shop and it has 12v...

Well got it to fail at the shop and it has 12v when cranking. I double checked the power at the main relay also. Found the petronix was dropping out when cranking sometimes. I'm guessing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By volvorod85
It holds pressure, that was the first thing I...

It holds pressure, that was the first thing I tested when I got the car running with the cleaned tank and all new parts because I wanted to verify fuel pressure was good and that it help pressure as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By volvorod85
The fuel system was replaced, literally (fuel...

The fuel system was replaced, literally (fuel cooling suspension etc etc)...tank cleaned and sealed, all new rubber lined, injectors sent out and serviced. The original cold start injector was toast...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By volvorod85
Are your thermal timers the space type from the...

Are your thermal timers the space type from the p1800 or the 240 type?

I ohmed it out. One terminal was 0 ohms the other was 25 ohms. Pretty obvious at that point the 25ohms is the heater in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By volvorod85
P1800 DJet cold start issues

72 p1800 the whooe fuel system has been gone through. The car runs great, but Its hard to start cold. Car is a virgin, 72k miles, dealer not broken on the map sensor. Been though everything. All...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By volvorod85
Cool, thats what I figured. Ill measure the hole...

Cool, thats what I figured. Ill measure the hole and stud and see what I can find for a nylon or similar sleeve or spacer or washer with a lip. Ill post up what I used when I figure it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By volvorod85
1800ES rear hatch glass bushing for the supports

1973 P1800ES Anyone have a part number, source or size of the bushings that go into the glass for the rear hatch? Where the support ball is in the glass. The original ones are toast and I cant...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By volvorod85
its a 73 ES...ordered and done, thanks guys!

its a 73 ES...ordered and done, thanks guys!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By volvorod85
P1800 rear poly bushings

Anyone put a poly bushing set in the rear of an 1800 or 122? I'm curious to weather there is any added harshness from the drivetrain transmitted Into the chassis

Mark
Forum: article composition 05-28-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,350
Posted By volvorod85
Thread from the dead haha, don't remember, I took...

Thread from the dead haha, don't remember, I took them to Earls when i did it and got fittings right then and there.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 68,907
Posted By volvorod85
There are all kindsa front runner kits to put the...

There are all kindsa front runner kits to put the accessories where you want em, maybe go that route?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 50,253
Posted By volvorod85
Good choice on the manifolds, i hate headers with...

Good choice on the manifolds, i hate headers with an undying passion. Also keeps you from burning and melting things. Clean swap, so the holly pan fit no issue? I used a holly when I did the LQ4...
Forum: showroom 12-19-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,743
Posted By volvorod85
Haha, thats my old 242, before Matty had it...id...

Haha, thats my old 242, before Matty had it...id been wondering what happend to it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,299
Posted By volvorod85
Your better off using an off the shelf GM style...

Your better off using an off the shelf GM style master cylinder and using a bias adjusting valve...Dont overengineer the brake system, remember pretty much all the volvos had a pressure limiting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,577
Posted By volvorod85
The only reason you need to retain it is if the...

The only reason you need to retain it is if the donor has it. Otherwise you dont have to worry about it. Im telling you the best way to deal with this, cause i swear every ref will be different...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By volvorod85
Had the valve off and the opening seemed to be...

Had the valve off and the opening seemed to be clean stuck a screwdriver in there and the hole is pretty clean.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,577
Posted By volvorod85
do you have to pull a vacuum line when you set...

do you have to pull a vacuum line when you set timing on the B21? Honestly i wouldnt worry about it, like i said most guys dont know what is right or not. The smog machine has no info to say its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By volvorod85
Goto RadioShack they have in the draws tiny 12v...

Goto RadioShack they have in the draws tiny 12v bulbs with leads...they are a direct replacement for 815 and 816 radios...I've even used em In some of the panel switches also. Those should work...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By volvorod85
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,577
Posted By volvorod85
But I don't know if you can technically put a non...

But I don't know if you can technically put a non cali engine in a car and get it reffed in cali even if it's a federal car. You can call the ref you want to goto and ask them what they will accept,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,577
Posted By volvorod85
Is the 242 a California emissions car? Look at...

Is the 242 a California emissions car? Look at your emission sticker it will say this vehicle conforms to blah blah for 1980 model year. In that blah blah it will say federal or california. If it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By volvorod85
850 code 4-1-3 help

So my sis 95 850t has had a code 413 for a while now. It would come back in a day sometimes, sometimes a week. For me driving it, it took 4 days of freeway driving. The egr system works, car will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,440
Posted By volvorod85
Yeep, no sunroof in a 245, my 80 242 though, was...

Yeep, no sunroof in a 245, my 80 242 though, was an auto, B21F with a manual sunroof, no A/C and no radio. Odd combo. I scored a power upgrade kit in the bone yard though, and made that bastard...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By volvorod85
Someone one, anyone....

Someone one, anyone....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By volvorod85
850t odd EGR code

So 95 850t, code 413, EGR temp sensor performance blah blah. I've verified the valve works, holds vacuum and nearly stalls the motor, the solonoid seems to be working as if I hold it at a steady rpm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,588
Posted By volvorod85
Volvo had a 134 retrofit kit...what ever oriface...

Volvo had a 134 retrofit kit...what ever oriface tube was in the kit always worked well in my 765, it was a 90 fyi. I also had converted to electric fans so it moved decent air over the condensor at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By volvorod85
Well the most reliable way to do it and the best...

Well the most reliable way to do it and the best way would be to get an ac setup from a 92 or 93 cause they Cas cross flow condensers and evaporators, and orifice tube front fan and we're setup for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By volvorod85
True that.

True that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By volvorod85
Yeah dont know what im thinkin trying to save a...

Yeah dont know what im thinkin trying to save a few $$. I have not had good luck with erling seals, last white block 3 outa 4 cam seals leaked, had to get 4 new ones from the dealer. And ive always...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By volvorod85
What brand rear main seal for a white block

Whats the OEM for an 850 rear main? recommendations?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By volvorod85
The later fwd cars had a different wheel well...

The later fwd cars had a different wheel well shield according to ipd to accommodate the wider wheel..I would think 7.5 is fine...just not sure what offset to get
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By volvorod85
After markets. Haven't decided on what rims I'm...

After markets. Haven't decided on what rims I'm going with.

The 7.5s are 42 or 48mm
The 7s are 46
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By volvorod85
Can I get away with a 7.5 though?

Can I get away with a 7.5 though?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By volvorod85
Rims fo da 855

So im gonna be getting a set of rims for the 855, it a 95. Any issues with going 16x7 or 7.5? Going to run a 205/55 r16 or a 50 series...not sure yet. May go with the 50 to better protect the rims...
Forum: showroom 04-19-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By volvorod85
Buy a kit and get a set of cobra gears and do it...

Buy a kit and get a set of cobra gears and do it yourself...they are easy to rebuild
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 25,125
Posted By volvorod85
Very nice, very clean, very cool. Reminds me of...

Very nice, very clean, very cool. Reminds me of my old 242, this thread makes me kinda miss it. I did the 86+ swap with Ecodes and the late euro flat hood grill. I like your setup, clean and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By volvorod85
New rims, curious bout width and rubbing

Thinkin bout new rims for the 855t, its got the stock columbia wheels now, 16x6.5 with 205-50s, and i was lookin to stay with 16's and goto a 205-55s, the car had 555s when i got it, and it was an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By volvorod85
850 rear main leak

So my 95 855t has started to seep from the rear main, enough so the trans is wet and the steering rack....but it's not a constant drip. The breather system is in decent shape fyi...any gurstimations...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By volvorod85
93 should be a 134 car already so the cheep one...

93 should be a 134 car already so the cheep one should be fine. Ger a piece of aluminum and make a head shield to cover the line where the expansion valve is. Just has to screw to the frame with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,747
Posted By volvorod85
Wow, thread from the dead hmm

Wow, thread from the dead hmm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,235
Posted By volvorod85
And random piece of trivia, the 2 speed electric...

And random piece of trivia, the 2 speed electric fans used in the late 700's, 900's and 800's is the same motor used in the ford taurus, and that fan assembly is used in a variety of hotrod/electric...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,235
Posted By volvorod85
So you have a chevy in it? i assume its got a...

So you have a chevy in it? i assume its got a 3/8 npt port in the termostat housing or in the manifold? THe only fan switched, fixed temps that are worth a crap in my opinion for this are the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,904
Posted By volvorod85
And he is right, you can just plug the line and...

And he is right, you can just plug the line and get it done. Shove a small ball bearing or a BB in the line somewhere so no vacuum gets to that modulator. Make sure the timing is at 10btdc and it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By volvorod85
Your not gonna get rpm down 1000 with tires, and...

Your not gonna get rpm down 1000 with tires, and then hes gonna have issues with 15mph, and while clogged injectors could be an issue, knowing the MAF has been replaced and most likely not adjusted,...
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