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Forum: projects & restorations 12-20-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 428
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Posted By JohnLane
Sander.... Radio silence is deafening!

Sander.... Radio silence is deafening!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,188
Posted By JohnLane
Lol..... Pissing match about archaic ignition...

Lol..... Pissing match about archaic ignition triggers.

Tom... Getting anywhere?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,188
Posted By JohnLane
Or in Keep it simple stupid speak... The pulse...

Or in Keep it simple stupid speak... The pulse generator makes an A/C current. Every time the current switches from negative to positive the switch is triggered. We test a pulse generator using...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,930
Posted By JohnLane
Pull the vacuum signal off of the fuel pressure...

Pull the vacuum signal off of the fuel pressure regulator.... Fuel in that one? It may drip out or you may just smell it in the hose... Happens.

Coolant temp sensor and/or wiring to it. Ohm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,188
Posted By JohnLane
In the odd-firing PRV six the odd-firing got...

In the odd-firing PRV six the odd-firing got accomplished with an odd looking trigger wheel in the distributor.

Which helps me to ponder one....

Tom.... Do recheck that ignition timing is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,188
Posted By JohnLane
Years ago I gently suggested giving it the...

Years ago I gently suggested giving it the even-firing three liter PRV six fitted to an Eagle Premier/Dodge Monaco that with simple mods makes 200 horses. Alas; Tom wants her to be bone stock with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,188
Posted By JohnLane
Chains for this one have metal with plastic slide...

Chains for this one have metal with plastic slide chain guides for both sides with a ratcheting chain tensioner that is fed oil to tension it. Where chains are set up right... Tom had it apart and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,188
Posted By JohnLane
Fixed that for ya.

Fixed that for ya.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,188
Posted By JohnLane
Tom.... Still slow she is... Monitor...

Tom....

Still slow she is...

Monitor the O2 sensor when giving it some boot... It will stay in closed loop until full load enrichment. You will see it switch on your Voltmeter. Full...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 361,253
Posted By JohnLane
Sander I hope that you are making progress.......

Sander I hope that you are making progress.... That life is returning to a 'normal' that is a positive for you and that you will soon tell us of how your pipe organ sounds on the road!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,091
Posted By JohnLane
OP with engine not running put it in first. ...

OP with engine not running put it in first. Have the car positioned such that when you start it it won't run into something. Clutch to the floor. Start it. Doesn't immediately take off and go...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 361,253
Posted By JohnLane
Sander... Any updates?

Sander... Any updates?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,669
Posted By JohnLane
Output shaft bushing gets done as needed. Grab...

Output shaft bushing gets done as needed.
Grab the output flange and reef up an down.
'Clunk clunk?' Is dead. Otherwise leave well enough alone.
Easy to press the bushing out and back in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,378
Posted By JohnLane
Goodness Tom! I have never had one that the 1/2"...

Goodness Tom! I have never had one that the 1/2" drive rootin' tootin' air powered gun wouldn't break loose straight away.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,758
Posted By JohnLane
Cheap AWD car you can throw away once you've...

Cheap AWD car you can throw away once you've graduated is the smrat way to solve this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,758
Posted By JohnLane
Or MOVE somewhere that rust is a non-issue!

Or MOVE somewhere that rust is a non-issue!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,962
Posted By JohnLane
OP you are giving it a charge cooler. For the...

OP you are giving it a charge cooler. For the effort you are going to... give it an NPR intercooler for no pressure drop across the core and ambient intake air temps.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,924
Posted By JohnLane
In the broadest sense of it.... Similar...

In the broadest sense of it.... Similar architecture.

Iron block.... Four valve DOHC heads.... Boosted to within an inch of destruction.... And 1.5 liters wound to a telephone number.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,924
Posted By JohnLane
With forged pistons and H-Beam rods +...

With forged pistons and H-Beam rods + programmable management mine made 504lb ft at the wheels with six pounds of boost. Things got really interesting when boost got turned up to 15lbs.... But that...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By JohnLane
OP the OE Volvo water/oil cooler is effective and...

OP the OE Volvo water/oil cooler is effective and requires no fiddly external oil cooler lines.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,232
Posted By JohnLane
I had a 140 that was like that! On Seattle...

I had a 140 that was like that! On Seattle International Raceway (Long before the name change) for every big turn the oil light would illuminate with accompanying rattle. Added an extra quart of 50...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,924
Posted By JohnLane
'K-Jet' Continuous injection. One injector over...

'K-Jet' Continuous injection. One injector over each intake port. Volume of air 'sensed' (poorly by today's standards) by airflow sensor flap which operates plunger in 'Fuel distributor' to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,924
Posted By JohnLane
OP if it doesn't run on ether it is ignition. ...

OP if it doesn't run on ether it is ignition.

Pull the coil wire. Hold it 1/2" from the strut tower and crank with the key on. Nice hot spark that audibly makes a snap-snap-snap? If so it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,084
Posted By JohnLane
Look at what Volvo did with '92 & 93 models. ...

Look at what Volvo did with '92 & 93 models. Much less noise then older junk. Much of it was better door seals and what seemed like thicker carpeting.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,883
Posted By JohnLane
Check valve clearance. Verify cam timing. ...

Check valve clearance.
Verify cam timing. Measure cam events with a degree wheel to know it is right.
Verify ignition timing.
Basics first!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 361,253
Posted By JohnLane
Sander.... How is progress? We're excited

Sander.... How is progress? We're excited
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,046
Posted By JohnLane
Damaged oil pan + bent struts (plural) says she...

Damaged oil pan + bent struts (plural) says she got bottomed out HARD.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,046
Posted By JohnLane
OP a wheel would be smashed to hell had it hit a...

OP a wheel would be smashed to hell had it hit a curb and bent parts. Also a control arm had a curb been hit. A hit that would do that will have wrecked wheel bearings too. If I'm reading...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,569
Posted By JohnLane
If Torque converter is full (It ran previously...

If Torque converter is full (It ran previously and you just pulled the pan) then three quarts will have it topped off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,356
Posted By JohnLane
She's dead Jim.

She's dead Jim.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,039
Posted By JohnLane
That one tried to warn you. Opportunity...

That one tried to warn you.

Opportunity knocks..... Forged pistons and H-Beam rods are the clever way to solve weak stock bits.

Better engine management with more charge cooling will do...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 361,253
Posted By JohnLane
Sander.... Making progress?

Sander.... Making progress?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,688
Posted By JohnLane
Crappy battery cables and likely cable ends.

Crappy battery cables and likely cable ends.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,688
Posted By JohnLane
Or.... Hold key in crank position and move...

Or.... Hold key in crank position and move shifter from P to 1 and see where it cranks if at all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By JohnLane
I have one.

I have one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,527
Posted By JohnLane
The later rubber bushings for the front of the...

The later rubber bushings for the front of the lower trailing arms don't move much and are firm enough. Oh.... .gov headaches for spherical pivots. Can't be too safe! :roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,995
Posted By JohnLane
Love those intermittent issues that make ya not...

Love those intermittent issues that make ya not able to diagnose without firing the parts cannon but that have ya wondering where she will leave you stranded!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-07-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,897
Posted By JohnLane
Just do it. /thread.

Just do it. /thread.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,673
Posted By JohnLane
OP check for spark at business end of spark plug...

OP check for spark at business end of spark plug wire.

Shove a #2 philips screwdriver into it. Hold it 1/2" from a ground and crank it.

A crappy cap and rotor will make for spark at the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 290,130
Posted By JohnLane
Tom no 12 volts at the Lambda ECU is easy! You...

Tom no 12 volts at the Lambda ECU is easy! You are almost there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,609
Posted By JohnLane
No doubt in large part due to the installer of...

No doubt in large part due to the installer of thread inserts + how the end user treats them down the road. Over the years I have encountered enough of Elroy's abortive attempts at drilling holes...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 290,130
Posted By JohnLane
Volvo B-280. We got the 'F' version here in the...

Volvo B-280. We got the 'F' version here in the states.

Fun one is the Eagle Premier/Dodge Monaco version that has 'E' heads, 93mm bore size and much improved exhaust manifolds. Give it the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 290,130
Posted By JohnLane
Tom check Lambda dwell to verify where it is in...

Tom check Lambda dwell to verify where it is in open loop VS closed loop. Is it leaning it out?

I always set them to .8 Volt at the O2 sensor in open loop. It is supposed to lean it out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,609
Posted By JohnLane
Heli-coils make a disaster down the road. Use...

Heli-coils make a disaster down the road. Use Time Serts. The insert is a solid piece rather then a spring that WILL come back out for an even bigger disaster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,049
Posted By JohnLane
I use Mobil-1 5/40 in them. They are always...

I use Mobil-1 5/40 in them. They are always spotless inside and zero wear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,402
Posted By JohnLane
If you haven't already purchased heavy as hell...

If you haven't already purchased heavy as hell stock pistons do your engine a real favor and fit a set of H-Beam rods and modern forged pistons for a compression height at least from the 1980's. A...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 290,130
Posted By JohnLane
Usually a bad ground!

Usually a bad ground!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 98,004
Posted By JohnLane
I used a VW Scirocco thick aluminum skid plate. ...

I used a VW Scirocco thick aluminum skid plate. Heavy, but it took years of abuse.
Mounting the front of it on Volvo round Trans mounts did good things for how it crashed over BFR's.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 290,130
Posted By JohnLane
Tom... Blocked exhaust?

Tom... Blocked exhaust?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,445
Posted By JohnLane
Seems we are overdue. I'm Without Volvos and...

Seems we are overdue. I'm Without Volvos and have disposed of most of my Volvo trash... Er... Treasures.
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