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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By Estateman
Lol, I remember you liked the feel of my blown...

Lol, I remember you liked the feel of my blown out seat cushion. I’d be happy to hand it over once I replace it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Estateman
I believe the front bar was the larger 23mm size...

I believe the front bar was the larger 23mm size although I'm unsure what the rear would be. I think they also might've been a drop bar but I could be wrong on that as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Estateman
I believe I have a spare headlight relay I pulled...

I believe I have a spare headlight relay I pulled from a junker 240 a while back, and I think it's in the glove compartment IIRC too! I'll swap it in soon and see if I have the same results. I did...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Estateman
Fog light switch was off, didn't get to pull fuse...

Fog light switch was off, didn't get to pull fuse 14 but didn't see any of these issues again this morning after cleaning the relay contacts and reconnecting it. Strangely the contacts didn't look...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Estateman
Bob, I unplugged the headlight switch and it...

Bob, I unplugged the headlight switch and it didn't turn the lights off with the car running or not. I did start it up again and searched for the other relays on the drivers side and when I unplugged...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Estateman
Headlights won't turn off

88 245 and I've been having electrical issues lately. When I manual swapped it I removed the automatic relay and wiring from the car, added brand new Dave Barton early M46 harness and also reverse...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,829
Posted By Estateman
As I know you all have been waiting with bated...

As I know you all have been waiting with bated breath for the resolution of this issue I now offer you my update.....7 months later. After the events here I ended up doing some stuff in line with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By Estateman
Sorry to threadjack but I would imagine running...

Sorry to threadjack but I would imagine running the 3 bar on a LH 2.2 system cause issues? Any gurus know this answer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By Estateman
If you don’t feel any harshness or grinding in...

If you don’t feel any harshness or grinding in the trans I would just run it till it dies and then you can put an M46 in ;-) and I’m sure there will always be a steady supply of used AW70s to throw...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By Estateman
Those were some pretty nasty shavings in the pan....

Those were some pretty nasty shavings in the pan. Did you check how much fluid you drained from the trans to see if you’d lost a considerable amount? Additionally you should try to use a counter hold...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Estateman
I’ve heard tales of people endlessly...

I’ve heard tales of people endlessly troubleshooting Chrysler ignition before finally switching to EZK and immediately resolving some of the poor or non-running conditions. Plus the brand new Dave...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 121,391
Posted By Estateman
You can still order some of the seal drivers for...

You can still order some of the seal drivers for these for relatively cheap if you can find em. If not you can always PM me and I can rent one out to you. I’ve got the installer for every oil seal on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,213
Posted By Estateman
Those Dave Barton harnesses are heavy duty and...

Those Dave Barton harnesses are heavy duty and real nice quality. I got the M46 harness when I manual swapped my car and it was almost comical how easily it all went in and the instructions were...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,540
Posted By Estateman
Definitely need some rags to keep the coolant off...

Definitely need some rags to keep the coolant off your carpet. On my 88 with the older style valve the plastic casing above the heater valve is what seems to be interfering with the hose. I'll try to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,540
Posted By Estateman
I just replaced my heater ports and your video...

I just replaced my heater ports and your video definitely made it look like a cakewalk. My hoses were glued on from both ends and needed some careful prying with hose removal picks to get free from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,663
Posted By Estateman
Lol, is there really an issue with these? I think...

Lol, is there really an issue with these? I think the next time we’ll try to use the OG Sachs disc just for posterity.

TB and these old Volvo’s are truly an exercise self-punishment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,663
Posted By Estateman
I actually used the HF trans jack and was able to...

I actually used the HF trans jack and was able to get it up in there by myself within an hour or two using pure brute strength to jam it in there. In true TB formula I put in a used PP and clutch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,663
Posted By Estateman
That may be how it goes for us. Gotta use that TB...

That may be how it goes for us. Gotta use that TB ingenuity.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,663
Posted By Estateman
What a $hitshow. I’m guessing this thing will...

What a $hitshow. I’m guessing this thing will have to come down once more to truly make sure we’re all straight and tidy inside. We referenced the correct markings for “gearbox side“ towards the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,663
Posted By Estateman
I was concerned the trans wasn't straight but we...

I was concerned the trans wasn't straight but we used a jack on the rear of the trans to maneuver it every which way, up and down, left to right and it wouldn't slide the last 1/4" to smoothly mate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,540
Posted By Estateman
Excellent video as always, top notch filming and...

Excellent video as always, top notch filming and description of removal, installation, and problems faced. A truly great addition to the knowledge base on this great car, thanks Alex.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,663
Posted By Estateman
Here’s the full story, sorry Golddayton. We...

Here’s the full story, sorry Golddayton. We dropped the trans again and must I say we did it in under 2 hours which is a new record for me. We found that the clutch disk was backwards but strangely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,663
Posted By Estateman
Based on change points the pilot bearing may...

Based on change points the pilot bearing may still be good but we will change it anyway just to be safe. I rented the oreilly tool when I did mine and it worked perfectly. Most likely the clutch disk...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,206
Posted By Estateman
Yes sir, as easy as they come. Finally ended up...

Yes sir, as easy as they come. Finally ended up getting a semi truck place to resurface it. Took about 20 minutes and came out as clean as could be expected.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,206
Posted By Estateman
You'd be surprised. The other day in Fort Worth...

You'd be surprised. The other day in Fort Worth we had to call about 5 different shops before one agreed to do it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,663
Posted By Estateman
How do you reckon that? It isn’t tapered is it?...

How do you reckon that? It isn’t tapered is it? If it’s the same ID on both sides it would be easy to simply flip it over and install. Again, I had a small gap on the bellhousing after stabbing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,663
Posted By Estateman
Uh oh, I think it was installed backwards then....

Uh oh, I think it was installed backwards then. There was a gap of maybe less than a 1/4” at the bellhousing when we stabbed it in but it went away when tightening down the bellhousing bolts. I’m...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,663
Posted By Estateman
Clutch disk was put in correctly as matched with...

Clutch disk was put in correctly as matched with clutch disk that came out. The orientation of the throw out bearing is something that we were concerned about. Does anyone have any pictures for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,509
Posted By Estateman
Paging Philski, I’m pretty sure he’s recapped a...

Paging Philski, I’m pretty sure he’s recapped a few of the VDO clocks and may have some information on that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,151
Posted By Estateman
+1. It took an offset box end wrench hit on the...

+1. It took an offset box end wrench hit on the end with a rubber mallet to get the bolts loose. Usually once I could break them past tight they almost spun themselves out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,207
Posted By Estateman
Definitely wanna get a loop of wire to bypass the...

Definitely wanna get a loop of wire to bypass the neutral safety switch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,918
Posted By Estateman
Those cabinets are awesome. Wish I could get my...

Those cabinets are awesome. Wish I could get my hands on one.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 40,174
Posted By Estateman
Is envirosafe made to be compatible with R12 or...

Is envirosafe made to be compatible with R12 or R134 systems? What's the molecule size compared to traditional refrigerants? I completely agree on being able to vent it freely though, always a pain...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 40,174
Posted By Estateman
Lots of excellent ideas here. I need to connect...

Lots of excellent ideas here. I need to connect you with a local Dallasite who converted to R134 with the sanden compressor and reused his original condenser after stripping it with an industrial AC...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,918
Posted By Estateman
9995086 is the drift for the torque rod bushings...

9995086 is the drift for the torque rod bushings on a 240. Might be used for other cars too but I know that from my compilation of 200 series specialty tools.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-19-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 40,174
Posted By Estateman
Constantly raising the bar and doing so...

Constantly raising the bar and doing so effortlessly. I need to come over and we can do the same thing to mine ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,918
Posted By Estateman
Is that why they come with those little hanger...

Is that why they come with those little hanger things? I swear almost all of the tools I have came with this little metal hanger that looks like you could attach it to a shelf or wire rack to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,918
Posted By Estateman
Recently acquired an old Baum catalog from a...

Recently acquired an old Baum catalog from a retiring Volvo mechanic and it actually lists a good deal of the parts used on the 240 series and maybe even later. I will try to get some scans or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,759
Posted By Estateman
If you have an B230F you really want VDO 360-028...

If you have an B230F you really want VDO 360-028 which is a M14x1.50 thread oil pressure sender, and if my TB research should serve me right, it will thread right into the block, no janky brass...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 40,174
Posted By Estateman
Really elegant looking solution. I need to do...

Really elegant looking solution. I need to do something similar but on the windowsill of my wagon. I’m used to having a thicker width door card which is where I generally rest my elbow so something...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,124
Posted By Estateman
Which years did the steel cover come on? I...

Which years did the steel cover come on? I ordered a rubber looking diff gasket genuine Volvo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,658
Posted By Estateman
I agree with John, on my 2000 Civic that has...

I agree with John, on my 2000 Civic that has Thule bars of the same size ratio I’ve hit my head several times in the past 10 years but on the Volvo with 1A towers and the 58” bars I can easily slide...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,658
Posted By Estateman
Yeah, it strangely worked out that I ended up...

Yeah, it strangely worked out that I ended up with 2 sets of the 1A racks and then I searched for the damn basketcase for a few months and finally found one for a decent price. Then not a month later...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,658
Posted By Estateman
+1 for Yakima 1A towers. They will take roundbars...

+1 for Yakima 1A towers. They will take roundbars of the 58” variety on a 240. Found mine on Craigslist for $100 but it may be more or less depending on where you are. I fit 4 bars(4 pairs of towers)...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 32,697
Posted By Estateman
Devils Grave Yard 145 related to the dusty clay...

Devils Grave Yard 145 related to the dusty clay grave it was so closely saved from.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 35,410
Posted By Estateman
Dave is there really a harshness associated with...

Dave is there really a harshness associated with the solid plates? I’ve heard many say that it wasn’t much more than was already present, not to mention if you go with the 15A plates you are adding a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,225
Posted By Estateman
Sounds like a good build. I’ll have to ask my...

Sounds like a good build. I’ll have to ask my friend again because he had done some extensive research especially on the parallel flow condensers and I thought I recalled him saying something about...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,225
Posted By Estateman
A friend bought and installed this sanden...

A friend bought and installed this sanden compressor (http://store.sanden.com/index.php/4434.html). He had to slightly enlarge some of the mounting hardware to clear the power wiring but other than...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 32,697
Posted By Estateman
Incredible progress, looks even better in person...

Incredible progress, looks even better in person than on here. Now that it’s running and driving you’re light years ahead of the rest of TB still on jack stands waiting for the crusher to call. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 40,174
Posted By Estateman
AW71? What happened to the one in there now?

AW71? What happened to the one in there now?
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