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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 356
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Posted By DET17
Dustin, how you like the "middle hole" in the...

Dustin, how you like the "middle hole" in the QSRA's? I've only put about 25 highway miles on mine since reconstruction (going to get the paint quote today) but so far I'm liking the quicker...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 31,658
Posted By DET17
I've got AKEBONO ceramics on my 302s on the DD; ...

I've got AKEBONO ceramics on my 302s on the DD; this choice based upon web lore and several glowing recommendations. I do like the feel of the 302's and the combo of the 95 brakes servo pedal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By DET17
When your window glass is "cocked" in the track,...

When your window glass is "cocked" in the track, your lift/lower mechanism is worn out. You won't necessarily see the exact culprit because all the moving points wear out. With window down ~ 1/3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By DET17
Not likely loose in my opinion..... buy a...

Not likely loose in my opinion..... buy a replacement mechanism X linkage to remove the 30 years of wear on that window mechanism. My 92 745T had the same issue..... replacement window actuation...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By DET17
Factory late 7/ 9 series uses a fusible link...

Factory late 7/ 9 series uses a fusible link ..... I'll bet supply is rated nearer to 40A for high speed fan ops.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,150
Posted By DET17
We really want to see you cut that old mangled...

We really want to see you cut that old mangled quarter off the car, and spotweld on the replacement. How hard can it be? You pay for what you get..... and I suspect you might not be happy with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By DET17
It's sounding like a group buy for OEM keys might...

It's sounding like a group buy for OEM keys might be in order! I damn sure need a couple for the DD..... been using a single crappy aftermarket key all these years.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 31,658
Posted By DET17
Impressive!

Well Jerry, I finally found the time to read your entire build..... you should be proud of the machine you've restomodded! I appreciate the "stealth mode" you have to maintain in Europa to keep the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 71,164
Posted By DET17
SO LONG as you swapped the ring gear to match the...

SO LONG as you swapped the ring gear to match the pinion in your 89 gearing to the G80, would will be golden on pinion depth..... the backlash setting which came later with your G80 and probably new...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 71,164
Posted By DET17
Yup, nearly all the North American NA late 9's...

Yup, nearly all the North American NA late 9's came with the 4.10 final gearing. Sorry I didn't keep up.... did you throw a complete G80 into your 2 series rearend, including setting up the pinion? ...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By DET17
The B234 fuel rail works well with your intake. ...

The B234 fuel rail works well with your intake. Only piece missing is reaction point mount at the FPR. My intake was welded up by NathaninWA and the rail mounted with minor D&T work.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 44,158
Posted By DET17
My time honored method, courtesy of Old Dad, is...

My time honored method, courtesy of Old Dad, is (1) heat cycles with MAP gas directly on bolt head..... and while hot, hammer impacts to the fastener head. I use a large brass punch to transfer the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By DET17
OP, if your engine is basically stock, your sure...

OP, if your engine is basically stock, your sure don’t need the Bosch 968 injectors.

Restore stock turbo injectors and ECU/chip. Move this thread to Maint. Where it belongs.....

Get your...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By DET17
If once running the B21 K-Jet intake (perhaps...

If once running the B21 K-Jet intake (perhaps also B230E in East Europa) you can always backwards adapt to the same bolt pattern 55mm TB (nominal 2.5" intake hose) if you source a 10V whiteblock...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By DET17
That intake conversion looks familiar! I chose...

That intake conversion looks familiar! I chose to stay with the 55mm throttle body rather than the larger 3" which you have used. How is the transition from idle with throttle just open? When I...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By DET17
Likely, but not absolutely. My DD now has a...

Likely, but not absolutely. My DD now has a PowerLok LSD which was harvested from a 91 740 which was a factory stick car..... even came with the black VOLVO tag about function/lubricant to use. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By DET17
Your LH 2.4 ECUneeds to see the TB sensor switch...

Your LH 2.4 ECUneeds to see the TB sensor switch "made" before the ECU will activate the IAC. Also remove the TPS connector and make certain the spades inside have not been pushed out of position so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,176
Posted By DET17
OP, my son salvaged a 93 parallel flow...

OP, my son salvaged a 93 parallel flow condenser.... and at least 1 line. As Wren will tell you, the 93 only 2 series compressor will be tough to find..... my son also has that baby from a 75K...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,052
Posted By DET17
The best thing about the SE cars, all factory...

The best thing about the SE cars, all factory spotwelds are visible and rest free. Do the due diligence and drive home a later 245, throw away all your plastic and interior away as it will be fried...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,353
Posted By DET17
The timing belt is the fuse...... way before a...

The timing belt is the fuse...... way before a cam gear mechanical failure. Whenever fuel/flame comes out the intake tract, the camshaft timing is wrong w.r.t. crank "home base"....... Pull your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By DET17
Your vehicle should be LH2.4 so run the under...

Your vehicle should be LH2.4 so run the under hood diagnostics and see what codes it pulls. Details on HOW TO found on the UK Volvo 700/900 Maint. pages.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By DET17
This was the issue on my 92 745. Inspection of...

This was the issue on my 92 745. Inspection of brake area switch found all AOK.

Rear fogs = single lamp on sedans; you can convert a wagon to get dual rear fogS, when going aftermarket Estonia...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 121,385
Posted By DET17
Why YES, I certainly do. Shoot me a PM.

Why YES, I certainly do. Shoot me a PM.
Forum: showroom 10-01-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,891
Posted By DET17
I attended the inaugural event in '15.... got the...

I attended the inaugural event in '15.... got the sticker to prove it :-)

Twisties, indeed they are in those hills of the Old North State. Let's see the pics, gents.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By DET17
Removed upper timing belt cover (half), inspect...

Removed upper timing belt cover (half), inspect for true source of oil leak..... then remedy.

Did your leak exist prior to your top valve cover gasket change?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,514
Posted By DET17
1031 pinion specs should match the 1041, but...

1031 pinion specs should match the 1041, but double check to confirm bearing set is the same. I've linked an early 960 1041 online spec set in a thread earlier this year.... can't remember if here...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 121,385
Posted By DET17
MIG welding 409 stainless exhaust pipes

I've mentioned previous that the DD has a TME cat back exhaust. I knew it was stainless, but not much else about the material. The pipes have always had a slight patina that looks like rust, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By DET17
Well, first and foremost..... Roy is a genius. ...

Well, first and foremost..... Roy is a genius. My 92 windshield trim is now completely installed thanks to his tips.

In summary:

1. use the Windex... sprayed directly on the plastic clips. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By DET17
Sounds like great advice.... didn't think about...

Sounds like great advice.... didn't think about Windex, but that stuff is pretty slick. Actually on the 745, I was able to slide the trim and it barely cleared the A pillar paint..... but again I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By DET17
The factory certainly didn't slide trim on the...

The factory certainly didn't slide trim on the assembly line...... but I did the piece under the 745 rear window that way with new clips. I got the top trim about 3/4 of the way by sliding from Dr...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By DET17
Late 7/9 series windshield trim install

Well I fought the 92 745 last night before bailing, for fear of bending the fragile 92 trim (I previously had to combine the 92 740 & 940 pieces to get a full straight set - all pieces identical...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,237
Posted By DET17
The rear suspension will articulate further than...

The rear suspension will articulate further than the shocks allow..... take care when you go back in with new shocks and lift slightly to enable installation of bolts.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By DET17
Hot Rod Drag Week 2018 - pair of 245's in the IMPORT section

Any of these 245's belong to our own TB lunatics? Loving the roof racks..... Drag Week a hardcore event, just check out the rules.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By DET17
Simon Babbs is the resident 7 series expert. ...

Simon Babbs is the resident 7 series expert.

ABS car or early?

I installed a new master cyl. On my 92, but didn't touch the dist. Block; much simpler with non ABS. You might find your details...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 71,164
Posted By DET17
Is that a Vette E-fan as well? Curious how well...

Is that a Vette E-fan as well? Curious how well it fits..... I’ll need something when my white block resides in my 242. Appreciate more details on figment.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,524
Posted By DET17
LH2.4 ECU control: Low fan for temp setpoint...

LH2.4 ECU control:

Low fan for temp setpoint via head mount CTS
HIGH fan for AC pressure set point (switches in condenser on 7/9; single switch used on late 2)

Theory of ops explained in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,524
Posted By DET17
Dave, do you have on/off data from the belt...

Dave, do you have on/off data from the belt driven fan thermostatic clutch to validate this?

Doesn't the total airflow in SCFM depend upon how it is controlled? I don't believe the LH2.4 ECU...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 121,385
Posted By DET17
740SE foglights

So, about 2 months ago I'm scanning the TB For Sale section, and a Canadian fellow is selling off a hoard of parts, many NOS. One item that caught my eye is a conversion kit for adding the 740SE fog...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,524
Posted By DET17
Recalling that World Series game #1 last year in...

Recalling that World Series game #1 last year in LA, it was like, 102*F at first pitch. But it's a dry heat...... as they say.

As TLAO said earlier, the key to the E-fan performance when retro'd...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 121,385
Posted By DET17
Vielen dank, sir for adding those details to this...

Vielen dank, sir for adding those details to this thread. I'm still on the fence about the K&N air filtration abilities (I followed their instructions to the letter on oiling). I know they sell a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 46,804
Posted By DET17
I sure can appreciate your challenges with this...

I sure can appreciate your challenges with this build...... optimize the suspension, then fighting for every bloody inch when fitting the whiteblock, what with the original 1950's suspension location...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 46,804
Posted By DET17
Absolutely loving the "Ride of the Valkyries"...

Absolutely loving the "Ride of the Valkyries" music......... what is the smell of victory in the Throttle Stop Garage?

Also loving your fabricating..... I just may have to subscribe!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By DET17
I believe that is the same RECON. manual I was...

I believe that is the same RECON. manual I was referring to. For certain, the one I have covers the B23, so probably.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,866
Posted By DET17
The power stage (ignition transistors) get so...

The power stage (ignition transistors) get so damn hot they will burn you...... yes, you need to "sink" the heat with the thermal paste.

Condition of the radiator? If you have access to an IR...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-05-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By DET17
Why not use the IAC with LH2.4 as designed? The...

Why not use the IAC with LH2.4 as designed? The ECU takes care of your idle dependent upon many variables. Hoses are still available for the 7/9 for certain. Be very careful with harness connector...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By DET17
The guy's wife emailed me, said they had the CBV...

The guy's wife emailed me, said they had the CBV upgrade kits on backorder... . don't know if they show on the ARD Tuning site. Was less than $50 if I recall correctly.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By DET17
ARD Tuning also has an upgrade kit for the...

ARD Tuning also has an upgrade kit for the stocker MITSU TD04s. Didn't cost a lot of coin.... but I've yet to apply much boost to it. I'm not planning on my than 18PSI with the 19t, beyond the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,866
Posted By DET17
For all these LH2.4 240s, the gospel I was taught...

For all these LH2.4 240s, the gospel I was taught when poor running/stalling/hard starting:

1. New CPS (good quality)
2. New power stage
3. New fuse #6 (should be all fuel, confirm it)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By DET17
Lowering these RWD bricks destroys the front roll...

Lowering these RWD bricks destroys the front roll center. Restore joy and "handling" to your ride..... install the QSRC's and return to the front roll center the Engineers designed your vehicle...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,281
Posted By DET17
My thought several days in the rear view......

My thought several days in the rear view......
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