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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By DET17
Somebody said earlier compression test, to...

Somebody said earlier compression test, to confirm not only the blown HG possibility but also the health of pistons/rings, valves not burnt, warped head from overheating, the list goes on and on. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By DET17
OP - for future engine machining, I recommend...

OP - for future engine machining, I recommend GOZA Machine in Acworth...... they've done 4 or 5 cylinder heads for me by now. Tommy Goza is old school and they have nice equipment and skilled folks. ...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By DET17
Certainly the 89 block is nice and tight in the...

Certainly the 89 block is nice and tight in the bores (presuming they ran an air filter). My concern with an 89 would be that is ~ the end of the skinny rod/55mm crank mains, a.k.a. the "low...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By DET17
Well today I picked the grille and a few other...

Well today I picked the grille and a few other items for Kestrel's Lady's 944..... pretty much she's dead otherwise. FWIW, there appears to be a fairly recent reman. starter on said red 944. Mitsu...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By DET17
None of the 92 red blocks that I've opened up...

None of the 92 red blocks that I've opened up have been squirters; those started somewhere in 93 per TB urban legend.

Agree with the 15g suggestion; you don't want to run much boost with higher...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 633
Posted By DET17
The OE Engineers chose to take temp data from the...

The OE Engineers chose to take temp data from the head ports for good reasons.... aluminum head on iron block; higher temps leading to detonation, not to mention a warped head and failed HG. You...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By DET17
eBay Find your proper OE part #, create a...

eBay

Find your proper OE part #, create a search, wait, Score!

Patience and preparation FTW
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 900
Posted By DET17
OP, has your question been answered?

OP, has your question been answered?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,092
Posted By DET17
Are folks still using the "Johnny Joints" for the...

Are folks still using the "Johnny Joints" for the rears? The Currie parts were all the buzz 10 years ago. Sounds like a solid drivetrain.... engine management by GM?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By DET17
I'm running the Gsellstr recommended BNE...

I'm running the Gsellstr recommended BNE "economy" top hats; I think they are priced in the low $200 range for a set. I've put less than a 100 miles on them thus far (car been at paint shop for...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-12-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,092
Posted By DET17
Nice 66 Chevelle! Guessing that drivetrain is...

Nice 66 Chevelle! Guessing that drivetrain is LS'd and all the rest. Whose suspension front and rear? Its been now 10 years since I built my pro touring 70 Malibu.... still rocking the original...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By DET17
I know the Volvo Wiring Diagrams site is...

I know the Volvo Wiring Diagrams site is kaput..... but can you find the 89 harness schematic somewhere? With luck, you might not have to customize too much to get power to the LH2.4 harness. Having...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By DET17
Is the shifter as shown in your pic, engaged in...

Is the shifter as shown in your pic, engaged in the forward position gears, or center position?

There is lately growing interest in the 7/9 conversions to T5 manuals; you would serve the TB...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,941
Posted By DET17
Very nice find on the '98 Redblock..... you...

Very nice find on the '98 Redblock..... you should have a proper "stage zero" with new rings and all sealings. What camshaft will you be running in the 8V?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By DET17
"Confirm the setup"..... always step 1 when...

"Confirm the setup"..... always step 1 when trouble shooting. I know both the Bentley manual, Greenbooks, and sages on the 7/9 Maint. Pages all detail the TB setup. Glad you found the real problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By DET17
First one I've seen around the ATL with...

First one I've seen around the ATL with Hydras.... in about 3 years! Likely gone after this past weekend.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 26,717
Posted By DET17
Who said Mike would never finish a project? ...

Who said Mike would never finish a project? Slower than the 2nd coming..... but he did it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By DET17
Either backlash, carrier bearing preload, or...

Either backlash, carrier bearing preload, or even the bearing you installed.

When troubleshooting, always return to the scene of the most recent crime.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By DET17
As the 9 and late 7 series units were built by...

As the 9 and late 7 series units were built by Harrison (Div. of GM), cast your net outside of Volvodom. Knowing Generous Motors, such actuators will b common with the time period offerings of GM. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By DET17
and further to Art's point, to prove this to...

and further to Art's point, to prove this to yourself, read thru the subject wiring with your ohmmeter...... the resistance will be large. Disconnect both ends before you read the ohms.... as if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By DET17
Brace the engine from front of trailer to keep...

Brace the engine from front of trailer to keep "tongue weight" down. Fully forward will result in high trailer tongue weight, but it also won't shift on decel! Put a tire sans rim beneath the oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By DET17
Check the Maint sub forum; a year or more ago...

Check the Maint sub forum; a year or more ago there was an excellent thread built around the 91-93 AC systems used in the 2 series family. I believe the control schematic for the 93 was posted.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By DET17
The last red block AC systems were all CCOT...

The last red block AC systems were all CCOT (clutch cycling orifice tube). They need to cycle, rather than be straight wired on. I believe that late 7 and 9s use the dash controller with the 3...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By DET17
Hard steel lines? Should be 8mm, or 5/16"........

Hard steel lines? Should be 8mm, or 5/16"..... Can your existing lines be re-bent to the new target cooler positions? You need to provide more data.

I bought new tubing benders, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,909
Posted By DET17
As noted many times.... the Aussie tailshaft...

As noted many times.... the Aussie tailshaft housing is the ideal elegant solution for the 7/9 series.

Failing that the linked shifter extension is your only hope, unless you want the dash...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 807
Posted By DET17
The turbine housing was created in heat.........

The turbine housing was created in heat...... loves it.

MAPP gas gets much hotter than propane. Is the stud exposed or under flush?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 64,365
Posted By DET17
Nicely done Craig! I salute your dedication to...

Nicely done Craig! I salute your dedication to sheet metal perfection..... I don't have the time to read all your threads from the beginning of this car, but 2 quick questions:

1. What engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By DET17
Stitch weld max 1 inch every 2 inches. I am an...

Stitch weld max 1 inch every 2 inches. I am an engineer......
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By DET17
OP, if you want to go air cooled oil cooler,...

OP, if you want to go air cooled oil cooler, shoot me a PM. I've got several of the 7 series versions on the parts rack; my understanding is you must run the narrower radiator as the 7's had to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By DET17
Do you have access to Plastigauge in Belgium? ...

Do you have access to Plastigauge in Belgium? Buy that or equal, and find out the clearance on your rods.... might as well back out completely and confirm the crank bearing clearances (the center of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,133
Posted By DET17
Roger that, I've looked at several 95s over the...

Roger that, I've looked at several 95s over the years in GA Pullapart's..... most have no roof, but those that do have the glass version. 94 last year of painted metal roof in the 9's.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By DET17
There is an excellent thread in PROJECTS where a...

There is an excellent thread in PROJECTS where a German TBer has been running LH2.4 with a 16V head, and obviously turbo. Reach out to him for his tune, or the chip provider. Damned if I can think...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,543
Posted By DET17
This. BTDT several times now on DANA and GM...

This. BTDT several times now on DANA and GM rearends..... if you can avoid the pinion remove/replace by purchase of a complete rearend with the desired R&P installed, you will be HOURS ahead. The...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 66,339
Posted By DET17
Beautiful baby girl! I’m a grandpa now, and...

Beautiful baby girl! I’m a grandpa now, and there is nothing finer than baby girls.

In 10 years of fooling with these red blocks I have never seen one of those tensioners fail. Please describe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By DET17
Wrong continent/island.

Wrong continent/island.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,900
Posted By DET17
Share your pics of the necessary “creativity “. ...

Share your pics of the necessary “creativity “. I intend to run the 93 system with a 960 compressor with my whiteblock B5244T5.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 131,769
Posted By DET17
Windshield/windscreen replacement and trim fitting

I'm nearing the end of my saga with the old 940 sedan.... it now is at a paint shop getting a serious paint facelift. Prior to the end of this story, I thought I'd update some details on the front...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,900
Posted By DET17
Per the UK wizards on the 700/900 Maint pages...

Per the UK wizards on the 700/900 Maint pages (Volvo Klub UK) they strongly recommend the variable OT. I paid the $36 for mine which is sleeping in the 940 as it is being repainted.... and also...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,679
Posted By DET17
All dogs go to heaven! He will be part of this...

All dogs go to heaven! He will be part of this thread and your project.

My wife lost her lab and Golden a month apart..... got me in return. She’s still shaking her head about that one.

RIP...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,352
Posted By DET17
How much does the custom license plate (tag) cost...

How much does the custom license plate (tag) cost per year in Poland?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By DET17
Have you checked the whiteblock conversion...

Have you checked the whiteblock conversion thread? OldVolvo just updated with all the various TB addicts who have whiteblocked..... several are running the FORD T5 behind them.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By DET17
Exactly the way I went; Skandix sells the...

Exactly the way I went; Skandix sells the abutment mount to properly position the 850 calipers to that big 302mm rotor. For those interested, search this sub forum and there is a complete thread...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,945
Posted By DET17
I think just the opposite... he's about stock...

I think just the opposite... he's about stock ride height. "Raise the LOWERED" use to be in his signature....... I believe he runs GT front springs and the IPD truck like overload in the rear on his...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By DET17
You just have to hold your mouth right..... and...

You just have to hold your mouth right..... and properly clamp the glass so it doesn't fall whilst you wrestle in the new X mechanism. I put one in my 92 745T in the dark with a headlamp........
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,779
Posted By DET17
93~95 squirter B230FT turbo donor..... begin...

93~95 squirter B230FT turbo donor..... begin searching. I wouldn't be surprised an Indy mechanic would want at least $1K for the labor. car-part.com or post in WANTED for a VA donor.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By DET17
The B5244T also comes highly recommended........

The B5244T also comes highly recommended..... 81mm bore as mentioned above. Search for posts by Johann "The Man"......
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,503
Posted By DET17
Because, "you can't fix stupid"...

Because, "you can't fix stupid" (reviews)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 83,344
Posted By DET17
What is the static compression ratio of your...

What is the static compression ratio of your inline 6 whiteblock? Do they have knock sensors? Just wondering how much boost it will tolerate and if your ECU will be able to pull timing as the boost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By DET17
Not sure about the 2 series, but the 7/9 uses a...

Not sure about the 2 series, but the 7/9 uses a double ended stud with a Hex in the middle. Fixes (German for "attaches") the AW or bellhousing to the redblock, and the aft facing stud (which could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,945
Posted By DET17
Bulb failure device (red cylinder in the LH rear...

Bulb failure device (red cylinder in the LH rear corner of the fuse block) was the root cause of my 92 745T having no brake lights. When in doubt, find the schematic for that circuit.....
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