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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2018, 05:35 AM
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Posted By alschnertz
:nod:

:nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By alschnertz
Isn't it just a u-bolt that goes through th...

Isn't it just a u-bolt that goes through th bracket?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By alschnertz
You will not be able to drive that 145 fast...

You will not be able to drive that 145 fast enough to hurt a stock B20.
Didn't they redline at 6500 rpm? I'd imagine 75 mph will be around 4K.
The only harm will be to your eardrums.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By alschnertz
Oh, you're quite correct in that CT is very...

Oh, you're quite correct in that CT is very backwards.
Yes, 89 E10 is available at most places. However, I usually tank up at BJ's or Costco since they run about $0.35 / gallon less. And they only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By alschnertz
What's driving this query is an issue with my '01...

What's driving this query is an issue with my '01 S40.
It has a slight pinging issue under a medium load for a second or two right after it shifts gears.
We've always used 87 octane E10 and I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By alschnertz
Does octane affect gasoline density?

Just wondering if lower octane 87 E10 is more dense than higher 93 E10.

Couldn't find anything about density in my google search.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By alschnertz
Joe Curto in New York. Tom Bryant in Maine. ...

Joe Curto in New York.
Tom Bryant in Maine.

Haven't had contact with either of them in a long time.

Stick to the wrong coast and HPA.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,087
Posted By alschnertz
Just curious why KG recommends an Allen headed...

Just curious why KG recommends an Allen headed bolt yet the factory used a typical 6-sided hex-bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,535
Posted By alschnertz
Here's another resource for overdrive parts,...

Here's another resource for overdrive parts, repair and advice.

http://www.quantumechanics.com/
It's been a long time (10+ years) since I last used Quantum Mechanics, but at the time, John was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,087
Posted By alschnertz
:ninja: Not everyone. :ninja:

:ninja:
Not everyone.
:ninja:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,879
Posted By alschnertz
You may have to true-up the fuel bowl covers to...

You may have to true-up the fuel bowl covers to stop leaks on your HIFs.
They sometimes get warped and won't seal properly even with new o-rings.
It's easy enough to do with a file or some emory...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By alschnertz
I believe I put 2 huge metal washers against the...

I believe I put 2 huge metal washers against the firewall.
I can look tomorrow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By alschnertz
:nod: I'd question whether the 25-year old (+)...

:nod:
I'd question whether the 25-year old (+) radiator is flowing properly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By alschnertz
I didn't mention FCP because someone else did. ...

I didn't mention FCP because someone else did.
I like FCP and appreciate their commitment to DIY'ers. I've rolled with their changes over the years.
Their lifetime guaranty is the real deal and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By alschnertz
Tasca in the northeast.

Tasca in the northeast.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,339
Posted By alschnertz
Wow. People still buy Michelin tires?

Wow.
People still buy Michelin tires?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By alschnertz
I don't get the obsession with lowering. ...

I don't get the obsession with lowering.

Though it's "not your first rodeo", I was surprised you didn't notice since you knew there was a brake issue for a "couple months". Seems pretty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By alschnertz
IB4 "1936 Hupmobile?"

IB4
"1936 Hupmobile?"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By alschnertz
That's what I thought too. I was using the...

That's what I thought too. I was using the black-box code readout. The link confirms what I've learned about the cat. efficiency codes.



I have a scan tool that will display voltages of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By alschnertz
Remove the radiator cap (WHEN COOL!) and observe...

Remove the radiator cap (WHEN COOL!) and observe the coolant level inside the radiator.
It should be just below (1/2" or so) the top of the radiator.

I believe expansion tanks showed up on 1967...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By alschnertz
Exhaust leak and cat. efficiency

1995 854T; 258,000 miles

Can an exhaust leak downstream of the catalytic converter cause a 4-4-3 (catalytic efficiency) code?

There is a small leak at the front pipe /rear pipe junction and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By alschnertz
Are you sure you used the correct throw out...

Are you sure you used the correct throw out bearing?
My foggy memory seems to think that there may have been two different sizes.

Is the clutch cable tight to the firewall?
I think later clutch...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 43,430
Posted By alschnertz
Been said before, but you guys are doing very...

Been said before, but you guys are doing very nice work.
The tribute to a 122 wagon hinged license plate is excellent!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By alschnertz
:omg: Pretty sure you're not serious given your...

:omg:
Pretty sure you're not serious given your proclivity to diagnose before throwing parts.
Pretty funny though.
Forum: website & board 04-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By alschnertz
Posting price in For Sale forum

I get it. Post a price on the item you're selling.

But, if you're parting out a whole car and asking what anyone needs from this whole car, how can you post a price? I mean, there are hundreds of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By alschnertz
I should clarify. There are no other codes...

I should clarify.
There are no other codes showing. The misfire at WOT is detected by the seat of my pants. The car sees WOT maybe once or twice a year. I just don't drive it that hard.
I guess...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By alschnertz
'01 S40 P0420 code

216,000 miles
I'm getting a recurring P0420 code (Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)) on my 2001 S40.

Sometimes it resets itself after 120 miles +/-. Sometimes I reset the CEL...
Forum: website & board 04-01-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,310
Posted By alschnertz
Same here. Home is fine w/ W10 and Firefox. ...

Same here. Home is fine w/ W10 and Firefox.

My work phone logs me out. But only after I complete the log-in screen.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,015
Posted By alschnertz
I'm a fan of the rope trick. I had the rope...

I'm a fan of the rope trick.

I had the rope get caught in a valve once too on my 850.
I was able to get it out by making sure the piston was down and pulling on the rope while pushing the valves...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By alschnertz
Been there too. Maybe you can get some info....

Been there too.
Maybe you can get some info. from this;
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=266589&highlight=fuse
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By alschnertz
It is how I remembered it. Though the photo of...

It is how I remembered it. Though the photo of the bottom doesn't show it well, the side pillar trim would be installed first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By alschnertz
IIRC, the side pieces would go in first. Then...

IIRC, the side pieces would go in first.
Then the bottom.
I don't think the top makes any difference because I think the top has a metal clip that bridges between the top and side trim?
I can look...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,570
Posted By alschnertz
This. Agreed that using the long shifter as...

This.

Agreed that using the long shifter as originally equipped will simplify things too. I actually like the original long shifter for its uniqueness. Regardless, hopefully the M40 that you got...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By alschnertz
Didn't even think of a few things that were...

Didn't even think of a few things that were suggested.
Namely the turbo, injectors and ABS module (where is that?).

Was figuring on pulling:
Front bumper fillers, tow hook cover;
Headlights +...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,435
Posted By alschnertz
Why not just pull the tank out and clean it in...

Why not just pull the tank out and clean it in the driveway?
I think 122 gas tanks are pretty easy to remove.

I've heard of people pulling the tank, throwing small sharp stones inside and shaking...
Forum: showroom 03-23-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,331
Posted By alschnertz
Also missed this thread. Hat's off to...

Also missed this thread.

Hat's off to OP.:godlike:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By alschnertz
What would you pull before scrapping an 850 Turbo?

1995 850 Turbo Sedan.

Looks like it'll be going to the crusher.
Would like to keep all the parts, but BTDT with large early 140 parts and regretted it.

What do you think is worth reselling?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,570
Posted By alschnertz
M40 and M41 will have the same mounting points. ...

M40 and M41 will have the same mounting points.
I was wondering if the car had an automatic which would be a more difficult swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,570
Posted By alschnertz
Clutch will be the same whether a M40 or M41. ...

Clutch will be the same whether a M40 or M41.

A long shifter (like what it came with from the factory) would make things easier - assuming a stock 122.

What transmission is in the car now? If...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By alschnertz
Probably a good idea to include the year and...

Probably a good idea to include the year and model.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By alschnertz
Usually the right side is easy. I always thought...

Usually the right side is easy. I always thought that's because there's no retaining clip IIRC.

Left side can be difficult. Once thought I'd break the case from beating it so hard. But...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By alschnertz
What kind of "upgrade" are you trying to achieve?...

What kind of "upgrade" are you trying to achieve?
I believe booster repair kits are now available from VP.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By alschnertz
"404 - Not Found Sorry! The page you are...

"404 - Not Found

Sorry! The page you are looking for has either been moved or removed from the website."
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By alschnertz
And don't forget those legislators that just love...

And don't forget those legislators that just love the extra revenue from sales tax of new cars and local property tax of same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By alschnertz
Wait till they start using magnesium chloride...

Wait till they start using magnesium chloride like here.
Bye bye brake lines and the tin worm reproduces like rabbits.

Admittedly, CT DOT says it's much more corrosive. You just have to wash...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By alschnertz
Re. your questions above... Is a pick-n-pull...

Re. your questions above...

Is a pick-n-pull pan an option? You may be able to find a genuine Volvo one for even less than the $130. And you'd also get the experience of removing it before...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,844
Posted By alschnertz
An "old school" rule of thumb was that a Volvo...

An "old school" rule of thumb was that a Volvo could handle a trailer + load that was equal to the weight of the Volvo towing said trailer.

I would drive it responsibly and not try to break any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By alschnertz
An early 240 will go 77 mph?

An early 240 will go 77 mph?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,844
Posted By alschnertz
This is the correct answer. BTDT So much less...

This is the correct answer.
BTDT
So much less stress doing it the right way. And it doesn't really cost that much more.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By alschnertz
I'd just clean it with some carb cleaner to...

I'd just clean it with some carb cleaner to remove the crud.
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