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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By jimjmorris
Go to the Volvo parts catalog, they had different...

Go to the Volvo parts catalog, they had different numbers.
I'm not interested in bull**** aftermarket fitments. It might "work" but it probably isn't correct spec, so expect something diminished or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By jimjmorris
Technically B20E and F headgaskets are also...

Technically B20E and F headgaskets are also different, but I think only the F remains in production. It's the thickness that differs, though the heads are different castings as well (very similar of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By jimjmorris
I do like 85 or so, it's fine. It's a 240. It...

I do like 85 or so, it's fine.
It's a 240. It can take it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By jimjmorris
I can't believe people are still repeating this....

I can't believe people are still repeating this. The trans "held together" by magic old gunk is a bad trans. The key to long lived automatic transmissions is clean fluid, like any other goddamn...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,054
Posted By jimjmorris
This. There's much better machine work to be...

This.
There's much better machine work to be found locally, even from a Napa machine shop.
It's a cast iron 4 cylinder, it's not rocket science.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By jimjmorris
Do yourself a favor and throw that POS car away....

Do yourself a favor and throw that POS car away. They're not made to be fixed, they're made to be thrown away. Like that used tranny isn't a time bomb, too!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By jimjmorris
2005 Volvo S40 T5 AWD Brake Pedal Sinks to Floor

Hi,
We have a new generation 2005 S40 T5 AWD. The brake pedal will slowly sink to the floor when you press on it.

Before you all scream "master cylinder" I've replaced it twice - once with a used...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By jimjmorris
You are a gentleman and a scholar, thanks for the...

You are a gentleman and a scholar, thanks for the referral.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By jimjmorris
++1 - They are not the same. The will not work....

++1 - They are not the same. The will not work. Rock auto and others have been purporting this for almost two decades now, but it ain't to be.
Forum: website & board 12-26-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,302
Posted By jimjmorris
$20 sent! X

$20 sent!

X
Forum: showroom 12-22-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 399,265
Posted By jimjmorris
aw hell no.

aw hell no.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By jimjmorris
crank position sensor.

crank position sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,659
Posted By jimjmorris
I put this on my 1991 wagon with poly bushings,...

I put this on my 1991 wagon with poly bushings, it made a huge difference!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By jimjmorris
Recore.

Recore.
Forum: showroom 02-12-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,139
Posted By jimjmorris
wicked grill. Glad it worked out! Jim

wicked grill. Glad it worked out!
Jim
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,433
Posted By jimjmorris
Sticky solenoid. I assume the light goes out but...

Sticky solenoid. I assume the light goes out but it stays in OD. Whatever you do, don't let it drift into reverse like that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By jimjmorris
Volts and amps are quite different. It'll put out...

Volts and amps are quite different. It'll put out 100 amps at the same voltage the other put out at 80 amps.
Forum: showroom 02-23-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,016
Posted By jimjmorris
Thanks - I think I can get new panels here,...

Thanks - I think I can get new panels here, though:

http://www.klokkerholmusa.com/servlet/the-Volvo/Categories

Klokkerholm has a pretty good rep I think. Anybody use them?
Forum: showroom 02-23-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,016
Posted By jimjmorris
It is heavy duty upholstery- thanks for posting...

It is heavy duty upholstery- thanks for posting the photos for me, I hadn't gotten to uploading to my site yet.

I got the car for a price which could not be argued for the rust. It's probably...
Forum: showroom 02-22-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,016
Posted By jimjmorris
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: showroom 02-22-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,016
Posted By jimjmorris
1984 Volvo 244 TI Police Special

Behold, the latest edition to the fleet. I'll host up the photos as we progress on my facebook, but accept this humble facebook link for now.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By jimjmorris
Metal, like any other repair panel...

Metal, like any other repair panel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By jimjmorris
http://www.klokkerholmusa.com/servlet/the-Volvo/Ca...

http://www.klokkerholmusa.com/servlet/the-Volvo/Categories

repair panels available in the USA, cheap!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By jimjmorris
Check for leaky injectors. It could be they are...

Check for leaky injectors. It could be they are letting down pressure and washing the cylinder walls down, hence gas in the oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By jimjmorris
Dude. Ground metal is baaaaaad. You may need a...

Dude. Ground metal is baaaaaad. You may need a parts car donor otherwise the linkage may never be quite right...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By jimjmorris
Rope trick works, try it!

Rope trick works, try it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By jimjmorris
center carrier bearing.

center carrier bearing.
Forum: events 04-09-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By jimjmorris
May 2nd, Woodbine Maryland VCOA

Any interest in a meet this day? A chapter member has offered up a big grassy field for us.

Jim
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,028
Posted By jimjmorris
That's what I needed to know. It's definitely in...

That's what I needed to know. It's definitely in the motor then.
Jim
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,028
Posted By jimjmorris
Did this just happen? maybe re-adjust the wiper...

Did this just happen? maybe re-adjust the wiper arms to compensate.

Or, open the motor and clean the park function in it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,028
Posted By jimjmorris
I'm gonna stick to my method. No offense, but I...

I'm gonna stick to my method. No offense, but I do everything that does, bump leave the dash in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,028
Posted By jimjmorris
I'm not visualizing how this is possible in a...

I'm not visualizing how this is possible in a 240...can you enlighten?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,028
Posted By jimjmorris
It happens a lot on 850's - 240's are a bit more...

It happens a lot on 850's - 240's are a bit more robust.

The key to working on the linkage is taking the arms off so you can position it whichever way you want.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,028
Posted By jimjmorris
If putting a new motor on, the park position on...

If putting a new motor on, the park position on the new motor may not be exactly the same as the old. Remove the wiper arms, install the motor, run it through a few cycles, and then put the arms back...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,028
Posted By jimjmorris
Just remove the passenger side stuff to get to...

Just remove the passenger side stuff to get to the motor and hook it back up. If the linkage is still together on the wiper side, you'll be able to do in in less than an hour perhaps...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,028
Posted By jimjmorris
Follow what I say on my site, you'll be fine....

Follow what I say on my site, you'll be fine. Without my site, it's f'ing awful. It's tolerable this way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By jimjmorris
Hey - Nathan came to join us on turbobricks!...

Hey - Nathan came to join us on turbobricks! How's the convertible coming?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By jimjmorris
Wait, I thought you were talking about removing...

Wait, I thought you were talking about removing the cylinder.

I recall there's one tiny screw from hell that is keeping the handle on the door, in addition to the two bolts if I remember...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By jimjmorris
It's a hair hard to describe. Check out the part...

It's a hair hard to describe. Check out the part manual at gcp.se, and it sorta is more explanatory to check it out.

Call Mike Dudek at irollmotors.com, he has the best selection and know how for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By jimjmorris
The diesel radiator is NLA - don't trust the ebay...

The diesel radiator is NLA - don't trust the ebay ads for them! Get yourself on the D24 list to get more info than you care for on it! good luck!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By jimjmorris
Vernet is volvo OEM I think. These are cheap at...

Vernet is volvo OEM I think. These are cheap at the dealer still. Tasca's got 'em if you got the part number.

Jim
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By jimjmorris
Oh yeah! I forgot about that! There's exhaust...

Oh yeah! I forgot about that! There's exhaust manifolds out there, probably home made, I've seen, where you +T the early K-jet systems.

Jim
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By jimjmorris
To start, you're going to be shy .2 litres (d-jet...

To start, you're going to be shy .2 litres (d-jet is not adaptive at all and works on a set map of temperature and vacuum values basically) if you use the djet set-up with the B18, and you're going...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,181
Posted By jimjmorris
It's time for a junkyard motor. That thing is...

It's time for a junkyard motor. That thing is gonna need a full rebuild.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By jimjmorris
+1 on the new aftermarkets.

+1 on the new aftermarkets.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,006
Posted By jimjmorris
I have like 20 of these caps if needed. Jim

I have like 20 of these caps if needed.
Jim
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,257
Posted By jimjmorris
Only 1800 1960-69 had dash mounted rear view...

Only 1800 1960-69 had dash mounted rear view mirrors. The rest all hang from the roof as seen in the parts catalog.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,048
Posted By jimjmorris
+1, really can;t go wrong with any of the Mobile...

+1, really can;t go wrong with any of the Mobile 1 products.

I run in the older motors rotella 15w-40. Winter starts are a bit sluggish but for $12/gallon I can't complain and it's great stuff.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By jimjmorris
There's an article in the archives on...

There's an article in the archives on refinishing. Very doable DIY.

Jim
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By jimjmorris
Basically everything else Bosch does except spark...

Basically everything else Bosch does except spark plugs is awesome.
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