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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By MasterBlaster
Oh, God. :doh: Oh, God part 2....

Oh, God. :doh:



Oh, God part 2. :doh::doh:



To make your ghetto dipstick properly accurate, someone would have to get under a stock setup, hold the original stock dipstick beside the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By MasterBlaster
With those huge pics, I missed the youtube link...

With those huge pics, I missed the youtube link at the start.
Another pull and you could have ripped that stupid hinge right off!


<iframe width="854" height="480"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By MasterBlaster
Odd... Page 17 of the English version for "Multi...

Odd... Page 17 of the English version for "Multi Purpose Grease III" only lists L-12-H for the "II" version (893.8711), with "III" (893.107002) just saying "Anorganic". Also switched from brown to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By MasterBlaster
An oily yes. ...

An oily yes.



https://i.postimg.cc/wvq8bYfM/b230.jpg
Forum: showroom 01-26-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,951
Views: 904,056
Posted By MasterBlaster
A little earlier than that.... ...

A little earlier than that....

https://i.postimg.cc/YS8szCVn/chili.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By MasterBlaster
Whatever the heck "1 161 001-1" is, I guess. ...

Whatever the heck "1 161 001-1" is, I guess. :???:

https://i.postimg.cc/cHHp8HSZ/rack-grease.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By MasterBlaster
You have replies in the "wanted" section, but...

You have replies in the "wanted" section, but here's the Tasca (https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-dipstick-tube-1220295) version.

No o-ring, just a standard flared tube and nut.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By MasterBlaster
Looks more like he's in the back room, trying to...

Looks more like he's in the back room, trying to make some baby B20s. :oops:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,212
Posted By MasterBlaster
Any chance the new shims or old buckets aren't...

Any chance the new shims or old buckets aren't quite flat? If either surface is a bit convex, you might get a teeter-totter effect as the shim flops back and forth on a central "high" point. I'd...
Forum: website & board 01-10-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By MasterBlaster
Then you're prepared for the inevitable "Paint...

Then you're prepared for the inevitable "Paint the center caps gold, put it on blocks for 6 months, then crush it". Good, good. Don't want any surprises. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By MasterBlaster
My first replacement ($70 Beck Arnley, Korea)...

My first replacement ($70 Beck Arnley, Korea) lasted 9 months.
The second ($70 Beck Arnley, Korea) lasted 3 months.
The third ($120 "OEA", Czech Republic) is at 4-1/2 years and counting.

Just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By MasterBlaster
The Magic 8-ball says "There is a high...

The Magic 8-ball says "There is a high probability".


"zimmerdale" made some adapters a couple of years ago.

Steel tubing + welded bracketry for the 2's.

7/9's got extra shocks drained,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By MasterBlaster
Actually, there's 2 forks "pictured above". :-P ...

Actually, there's 2 forks "pictured above". :-P



Do you have the gold fork, with built-in throwout pins, and the ball attached to it,
and a spring (which that version doesn't need) that IPD...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By MasterBlaster
Other than the usual "What year and model?", the...

Other than the usual "What year and model?", the next question would be:

Are we talking front suspension?

https://i.postimg.cc/8CdpkTy5/front.jpg

Or rear?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By MasterBlaster
Annnnd.. the pump comes out again. :grrr: ...

Annnnd.. the pump comes out again. :grrr:

It seems that after 30 years or so, the little plastic "tooth" in the pump's retainer cup can get weak, and not securely grab the slot at the end of the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,060
Posted By MasterBlaster
Volvo USA's info page: ...

Volvo USA's info page:
https://volvo.custhelp.com/app/manuals/ownersmanualinfo/year/1983/model/760

Specification pages show:

Automatic for the sedan (no mention of a turbo):...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By MasterBlaster
Now you've done it! That plug is going to ruin...

Now you've done it! That plug is going to ruin your engine, throw your wheel alignment off, make your hair fall out, and your radio is only going to pick up that station that you hate.

:neener:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By MasterBlaster
13/16 is 20.6 mm. The tapered 21 mm plug should...

13/16 is 20.6 mm.
The tapered 21 mm plug should squeeze in nice and tight.
If it didn't, it would just fall out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By MasterBlaster
Okay, let's "start" :) with the basics. ...

Okay, let's "start" :) with the basics.

First, define your version of "won't start"...

1 - Turn the key "on", nothing happens.
2 - Turn the key on, dash lights up, turn to "start", engine does...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By MasterBlaster
Could be a bent pushrod, loose lock motor, worn...

Could be a bent pushrod, loose lock motor, worn bushing, etc...
<hr>

https://i.postimg.cc/JnqYmwtz/trunklock.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By MasterBlaster
Make sure your trunk lock key slot is vertical....

Make sure your trunk lock key slot is vertical. Pulling the key out when horizontal disconnects it from the central locking system. Not sure if it totally disables it, or just the unlock part. I'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By MasterBlaster
Yep. Airtex number E3210 stamped on the old pump....

Yep. Airtex number E3210 stamped on the old pump. And the plug was joined to the original wires.

Yep again, the 1990 740 Regina in my sig.

No plastic in the way, just folded and took out the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By MasterBlaster
Is 27 psi fuel pressure enough?

No, I didn't think so either. :-P

Several months of mysterious hard starting; sometimes 20+ cranks before it finally sputtered to life, but then idled and ran fine. Also restarted fine once...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By MasterBlaster
Do you mean the bolt hole for the timing cover?

Do you mean the bolt hole for the timing cover?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,656
Posted By MasterBlaster
AAAAAAAAA!!!!! My monitor isn't that big! ...

AAAAAAAAA!!!!!
My monitor isn't that big!


Let's see... Google... "imgur size codes"... yeah, yeah............ Ah-Ha!


How's this?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,750
Posted By MasterBlaster
Yeah, already done. <iframe width="854"...

Yeah, already done.

<iframe width="854" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/yiJ9fy1qSFI" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By MasterBlaster
Like this, from another post here? ...

Like this, from another post here?

http://www.threefattigers.com/Protocore/Volvo/ODSolenoidWireOutSide2c.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By MasterBlaster
When I look at a blowed-up-real-good picture of...

When I look at a blowed-up-real-good picture of the caliper, I see 40. Maybe the zero is just full of rust and is somewhat distorted? Wire brush, sandpaper, maybe oil or other moisturizer to bring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,672
Posted By MasterBlaster
So you took out the sensor, looked in the hole,...

So you took out the sensor, looked in the hole, and saw closely spaced slots & bars, like this?

http://www.thelostartof.net/gsellstr/TruTrac_Install/IMG_0021%28Medium%29.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,672
Posted By MasterBlaster
Is this the "940 drift car" you mentioned way...

Is this the "940 drift car" you mentioned way back in the beginning?

The one with the welded diff?


Any chance the tone ring that's supposed to be on the diff is mangled or gone, or the sensor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,672
Posted By MasterBlaster
Does the odometer work? Or are the odo and...

Does the odometer work?
Or are the odo and speedo both dead?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By MasterBlaster
Wiper style......

Wiper style... https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=944893&cc=1439957&jsn=462&jsn=462&jsn=462&jsn=462

The micro switch enables the solenoid that locks the shifter in Park unless you step on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By MasterBlaster
Still the 82 240? Different bulbs. Section...

Still the 82 240? Different bulbs.

Section 67 of the owners manual:
https://volvo.custhelp.com/app/manuals/OwnersManual/om_id/1669...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By MasterBlaster
In the 1982 240 you've mentioned? You might. It...

In the 1982 240 you've mentioned? You might.
It won't have a separate lock/unlock switch like more modern cars...

The owner's manual...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By MasterBlaster
Oh, well. So much for the Internet. I haven't...

Oh, well. So much for the Internet. I haven't felt like taking mine out and disassembling it, but one theory was that the magnets were bonded to the can, and turning it would flip the "North" and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By MasterBlaster
Yup... ...

Yup...

https://drive.google.com/uc?id=19d4MXWq0Kz5kqVApH9Yk5FyVAGACMJPI


And 91 740 owner's manual:

https://volvornt.harte-hanks.com/manuals/1991/1991_740/91740_01.htm#ch1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By MasterBlaster
??? ...

???

https://dygtyjqp7pi0m.cloudfront.net/i/26223/23556185_1.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By MasterBlaster
?? ...

??

https://media.defense.gov/1996/Feb/12/2002015862/1088/820/0/053342-L-FJO86-445.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By MasterBlaster
? ...

?

https://s7d2.scene7.com/is/image/CabelasCA/184175-230054?wid=460&hei=460
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By MasterBlaster
:???: ...

:???:
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61vbgvBbXVL._SY355_.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By MasterBlaster
Remove 2 screws holding "tin can" motor housing...

Remove 2 screws holding "tin can" motor housing in place.
Rotate housing 180 degrees (without pulling it off!).
Replace 2 screws.
Report back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By MasterBlaster
I'll say it again: Hmmm...

I'll say it again: Hmmm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By MasterBlaster
Hmmm... Any chance you managed to install the...

Hmmm...
Any chance you managed to install the mast backwards?
Normally, you turn the radio on, wait for the motor to stop trying to raise the non-existent antenna, insert the new nylon strip so the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By MasterBlaster
From a Volvo, Chevy, Maserati, or Rickenbacker? ...

From a Volvo, Chevy, Maserati, or Rickenbacker?


Stock Volvo antenna should have 3 wires.

Pin 1 green/red - Always connected to power.
Pin 3 red (changes to green/grey going to switch) - "Up"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,366
Posted By MasterBlaster
Or too tight and strip the threads, snap the...

Or too tight and strip the threads, snap the bolt, or stretch it to the point it loses it's "springiness".

"To spec" meaning, 44 ft-lbs PLUS 60 degrees more (one flat)?
The 44 is fairly easy,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,428
Posted By MasterBlaster
Actually, I think they're both being fed from the...

Actually, I think they're both being fed from the Fuel System Relay pin 5.

Following the diagram I have shows:

Battery > to Fuse 1

Fuse 1:
> to Ignition ECU pin 5
> to Fuel Injection ECU...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By MasterBlaster
You forgot to mention that you put this at the...

You forgot to mention that you put this at the bottom of the hole where the threads are still clean and straight, expand it to the right size, then unscrew it out of the head, which cleans and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By MasterBlaster
Well... the driveshaft is 2 pieces (otherwise...

Well... the driveshaft is 2 pieces (otherwise there's no way to replace the center bearing), connected with a splined section. Any chance it was compressed when removing, and the skanky old spline...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By MasterBlaster
Step one:

Step one:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By MasterBlaster
Okay, I'll ask... is it (allegedly) a foot short,...

Okay, I'll ask... is it (allegedly) a foot short, or 1/16"?
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