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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By Wren
A buddy had a '90 model that took us a couple of...

A buddy had a '90 model that took us a couple of Sundays to get sorted out. The book I offered has a step-by-step diagnostic procedure that finally got us back on the road.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,371
Posted By Wren
I said the best ones I found, not the best ones...

I said the best ones I found, not the best ones ever made. I don't think that any of them are perfect, but there are several that are usable. The ones mentioned above have stayed in the wheel for...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,469
Posted By Wren
For an NA setup, I think you would be happier...

For an NA setup, I think you would be happier with the B23 vs. the B21. 200cc's more displacement and a good bit higher compression makes for a noticeable difference in power. I had an '82 with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,371
Posted By Wren
The best ones I found were PN 8646379. ...

The best ones I found were PN 8646379.

https://parts.volvocarslisle.com/p/42818587/30666913.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By Wren
I've got a 700-series ignition greenbook that...

I've got a 700-series ignition greenbook that I'll email you if you PM me with your email address.
Forum: events 01-09-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,673
Posted By Wren
I'd love to come up, but I've got a wedding to go...

I'd love to come up, but I've got a wedding to go to that weekend. See y'all at SE!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By Wren
I got to say that I used 1/2" NPT threads on the...

I got to say that I used 1/2" NPT threads on the block boss that I drilled for the drain on the 240 I did a +T on and it's been dry as a bone for 5 years now. I did use Eaton pipe dope on the...
Forum: events 12-21-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By Wren
I'm game.

I'm game.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By Wren
Watch all of the videos on this page: ...

Watch all of the videos on this page:

http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/cast-aluminum-welding.html
Forum: events 11-05-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,755
Posted By Wren
As long as it's not the weekend of April 4th, I'm...

As long as it's not the weekend of April 4th, I'm good with any time.
Forum: events 10-02-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
Thanks for all of the help with the fryer, Tom....

Thanks for all of the help with the fryer, Tom. Looking forward to hanging out with you again at SE.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 166,651
Posted By Wren
Let me know when the work day is and I'll come...

Let me know when the work day is and I'll come pitch in.
Forum: events 09-23-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
I was just thinking about that today....

I was just thinking about that today....
Forum: events 09-18-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
:lol::lol::lol: My chili will be making a...

:lol::lol::lol:

My chili will be making a return engagement.



Looks like it's shaping up to be an all-star cast this year.

One Week!
Forum: events 09-10-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
I'll take 2 lbs. please.

I'll take 2 lbs. please.
Forum: events 08-28-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
Four weeks.

Four weeks.
Forum: events 08-27-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
Wednesday unless we can start on Tuesday. It's...

Wednesday unless we can start on Tuesday. It's been one hot-ass Summer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,493
Posted By Wren
I'm late to the party here, but I was under the...

I'm late to the party here, but I was under the impression that the dogdish clutch fork is different than the one used on the flat flywheels with the gas engines. I would imagine that the ones for a...
Forum: events 07-24-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
200K BTU <iframe width="560" height="315"...

200K BTU


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6j0VxJncSqA" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: events 07-24-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
It's a tater tot's worst nightmare. .

It's a tater tot's worst nightmare.


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Forum: events 07-22-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
You misspelled Meat again.

You misspelled Meat again.
Forum: events 07-20-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
Man, you're out of the loop.

Man, you're out of the loop.
Forum: events 07-19-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
We could do some beef brisket on my Weber. ...

We could do some beef brisket on my Weber.



Hard to argue with results.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,434
Posted By Wren
The best piece of advice regarding 2/7/9 sunroofs...

The best piece of advice regarding 2/7/9 sunroofs is once it's closed, disconnect the switch and leave it that way. You're opening a Pandora's box trying to get them sorted out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Wren
PM your email address and I'll send you what I...

PM your email address and I'll send you what I have.
Are you using EZK or Chrysler ignition? Turbo or non-turbo?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,844
Posted By Wren
Are you sure about that? I think the 4's use a...

Are you sure about that? I think the 4's use a different bellhousing than the 5 and 6's.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By Wren
Unless it's a '93, which uses metric threads on...

Unless it's a '93, which uses metric threads on the inlet/outlet of the accumulator, all of them are standard AC fittings.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,163
Posted By Wren
7/9's ran the fan/water pump off a single belt. ...

7/9's ran the fan/water pump off a single belt. The only disadvantage I see to that system is that if one is cruising along the highway and the power steering belt breaks, there's not going to be an...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,163
Posted By Wren
I agree that swapping to a 7/9 layout is...

I agree that swapping to a 7/9 layout is relatively easy. An added benefit is that the alternator gets relocated to the cold side of the engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-04-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,470
Posted By Wren
Even if your flywheel was out of time, you should...

Even if your flywheel was out of time, you should still have spark coming out of the coil to the distributor cap. Verify that you have spark going out of the coil and don't worry about the fuel side...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,296
Posted By Wren
If you can't find it online, I have a copy of the...

If you can't find it online, I have a copy of the '90 760 manual that I scanned and used to be online before volvowiringdiagrams crapped out. Shoot me a PM with your email address and I'll send it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,585
Posted By Wren
Those are aftermarket. They are light years...

Those are aftermarket. They are light years (pardon the pun) ahead of the craptastic Volvo plastic lenses that we got but they are not nearly as nice as the Volvo E-code units.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,512
Posted By Wren
Just swap your old switch over to the new...

Just swap your old switch over to the new accumulator. Use a new o-ring if you have one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,512
Posted By Wren
To clarify, both gauges will read pressure when...

To clarify, both gauges will read pressure when they are hooked up to the system whether the valves are open or not. Keep the high side valve closed anytime you are working with a pressurized...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,805
Posted By Wren
A cam is a nice improvement and cheaper than the...

A cam is a nice improvement and cheaper than the IPD if your budget is tight.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,396
Posted By Wren
FTFY "Vehicle tows that are initiated...

FTFY

"Vehicle tows that are initiated through these channels will have their tow to a local Volvo retailer covered under the program."
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,512
Posted By Wren
'92's don't have an expansion valve. The systems...

'92's don't have an expansion valve. The systems were changed over to an orifice tube system in '91.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By Wren
I've had really good results applying a liberal...

I've had really good results applying a liberal coating of lithium grease to valve cover gaskets and allowing them to dry overnight after wiping away the excess. I think Ken Redwood put me on to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,512
Posted By Wren
I'm just telling you what the greenbook says to...

I'm just telling you what the greenbook says to do. If they thought PAG oil was the correct lubricant, they would have specified its use.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,512
Posted By Wren
Pag oil is incompatible in former R-12 systems....

Pag oil is incompatible in former R-12 systems. Use esther oil as recommend by Volvo.

OP do you have a copy of the conversion greenbook?
Forum: events 05-20-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 47,993
Posted By Wren
Good to see you, Felix, after so many years....

Good to see you, Felix, after so many years. Come to Mountain Meat!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By Wren
Another double nutter here.

Another double nutter here.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,878
Posted By Wren
It's not a rumor, it's a fact that the...

It's not a rumor, it's a fact that the currently-supplied Volvo OE mounts are junk. I bought a set of the new crop and they began to split with zero mines on them. They were so bad that I took them...
Forum: events 05-07-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
I'm starting a collection for a set of air shocks...

I'm starting a collection for a set of air shocks for Jared's V70.
He had to get a running start to make it up to the pavement from the gravel driveway leading down to the lodge because all the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By Wren
940 Air Conditioning Compressor Brackets

I know the brackets for the AC compressor changed in '93 with the adaptation of the Seiko r-134a compressors.

We have a late '94 in the shop that has the alternator/compressor bracket to engine...
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
We're going to have to have taco night if you...

We're going to have to have taco night if you bring some more of those delicious tortillas again.
Forum: events 04-30-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
HAHA. The "You gotta see the baby" lady is a...

HAHA. The "You gotta see the baby" lady is a friend of mine, Lisa Mende. She lives in Athens.
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 47,993
Posted By Wren
Indeed. I think the secret ingredient that gives...

Indeed. I think the secret ingredient that gives it that earthy flavor is smoked paprika. At any rate, it was damned tasty.
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 52,246
Posted By Wren
Already looking forward to it. :nod:

Already looking forward to it. :nod:
Forum: events 04-29-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 47,993
Posted By Wren
As always, I had a big time at SE. I enjoyed...

As always, I had a big time at SE. I enjoyed taking rides in Sam's red wagon and Kyle's 120 with the 5-cylinder whiteblock as well as just talking cars for the weekend.

Thanks Kenny for...
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