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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,455
Posted By lifeofgold
I understood that, I read the post. I was trying...

I understood that, I read the post. I was trying to get you to recognize the "Gap" (rather, the lack of a Gap). In simple terms, the Crank Position "Sees" the area that is solid (missing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,455
Posted By lifeofgold
^^^^ To illustrate what Z is talking about, look...

^^^^ To illustrate what Z is talking about, look at the photos you have posted. In the first photo, look at the 12 o'clock position. See the area where there is no square hole? That is the area in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,017
Posted By lifeofgold
I believe Z is referring to the hose from the...

I believe Z is referring to the hose from the intake manifold to the Brake Power Booster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,622
Posted By lifeofgold
My $$ is on a loose nut. . .

My $$ is on a loose nut. . .
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,017
Posted By lifeofgold
Try recording a video(s) and post it(them). There...

Try recording a video(s) and post it(them). There is no way to determine the cause from your description, only wild guesses.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,622
Posted By lifeofgold
Someone needs learn how to use Google. . . ...

Someone needs learn how to use Google. . .
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,622
Posted By lifeofgold
:wtf: :omg: :uh: :grrr: :rant: :pow: :gtfo:

:wtf: :omg: :uh: :grrr: :rant: :pow: :gtfo:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,622
Posted By lifeofgold
It is too much work to go out and look. It is...

It is too much work to go out and look. It is easier to ask others to tell what is wrong sight unseen. We are a lazy bunch or parsimonious S.O.B.s.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,820
Posted By lifeofgold
Call here: ...

Call here:
http://www.pwrbrake.com/inventory/search/yr/1967/make/volvo/mdl/122/smdl/base/l/-/cyl/-/

They may be able to help.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,216
Posted By lifeofgold
The FRP can go bad different way, not just a...

The FRP can go bad different way, not just a leaking diaphragm. It could stick "Open" allowing too much fuel to return back to the tank. Test the fuel pressure and the FPR in conjunction. Like I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,188
Posted By lifeofgold
If you doubt this, see any of these links: ...

If you doubt this, see any of these links:

https://www.google.com/search?q=3000000+mile+volvo&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By lifeofgold
Apparently it is for cars sold in Great Britain....

Apparently it is for cars sold in Great Britain. I guess there is a need or a requirement for "reduced intensity" low beam headlights.
See page 58 here:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,216
Posted By lifeofgold
That is what I saw in the thread. It only gave...

That is what I saw in the thread. It only gave the part number, but a little investigation will provide a good alternative. I am not saying that the OP's problem IS the FPR, just a solution IF the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,216
Posted By lifeofgold
After the 3rd one purchased had the wrong rating,...

After the 3rd one purchased had the wrong rating, I took a Mity-Vac to the local self-serve salvage yard. I grabbed an extra fuel rail while I was there. I installed a test port on the extra rail...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By lifeofgold
Tank You Tank You, hiperfauto. I wish I had had...

Tank You Tank You, hiperfauto. I wish I had had that chart 30 years ago. It would have prevented a vast number of broken bolts. I learned the (very) hard way that I has strong hands... I wonder how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,216
Posted By lifeofgold
Test the fuel pressure regulator. I have had 3...

Test the fuel pressure regulator. I have had 3 Rex/Regina systems and every time I had that same list of symptoms it turned out to be the culprit. If it does turnout to be the FPR, be very careful...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,807
Posted By lifeofgold
I found it necessary to put a hose nipple in the...

I found it necessary to put a hose nipple in the filler cap, then apply vacuum to the system while running and turning to bleed the air. It is a real pain bleeding power steering systems.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By lifeofgold
That is what I thought you wanted. The problem is...

That is what I thought you wanted. The problem is that the whole OBD I system was so limited in the information given. OBD II was the standardized system. You might just have to program everything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,188
Posted By lifeofgold
Cycle #2 (or #3) to TDC on comp stroke, connect...

Cycle #2 (or #3) to TDC on comp stroke, connect an air line to the cylinder spark plug hole, and slowly feed in air. Listen to intake and/or exhaust on the other cylinder. If you hear a hissing, . ....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By lifeofgold
The OP is attempting to build, in a sense, a...

The OP is attempting to build, in a sense, a scanner for Volvo OBD I using an arduino unit. He doesn't want to know where the OBD box is, or how to read the led flashes. He is looking for some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By lifeofgold
B230F Factory oil squiters, Torque?/Thread locker?

Hello Everyone.

I have searched before posting this(these) question(s). I even found it asked here before. But there was no definite answer.

1) What is the spec for torquing the factory oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By lifeofgold
Cast Iron can be welded, but then the rear...

Cast Iron can be welded, but then the rear journal & thrust surface would need to be reground around the weld. Since it is mostly for the thrust surface, it should be OK, provided the weld is nearly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,481
Posted By lifeofgold
Run heavy oil until you have a replacement engine...

Run heavy oil until you have a replacement engine waiting, and can afford at least a week down-time to get the work done. (Always plan for the worst case scenario.) If you can do some/most/all of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,054
Posted By lifeofgold
You need to understand fuel chemistry, and what a...

You need to understand fuel chemistry, and what a fuel's "Octane" rating really means. I could say it all here, but it would be better for you to look it up yourself to have a better understanding....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,054
Posted By lifeofgold
Promise, the injectors are controlled by the ECU...

Promise, the injectors are controlled by the ECU using information received by the various sensors, namely the O2 sensor and the MAF sensor. Look up how a lambda sensor works to have a better...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2016, 03:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By lifeofgold
How much for the 740?

How much for the 740?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2016, 03:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,095
Posted By lifeofgold
It would not play for me either. I was using...

It would not play for me either. I was using Firefox, and the video comes up corrupt!. I copied to address, pasted it in Chrome, and the file downloaded and played automatically.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By lifeofgold
This is not about the wiper switch, but it does...

This is not about the wiper switch, but it does show the problems with the switches on the column, and some solutions:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By lifeofgold
I didn't say to turn it on. But it would be bad...

I didn't say to turn it on. But it would be bad to leave the wires cut, then accidentally flip the switch.
Some odors coming from a 30yr old seat can be worse than others...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By lifeofgold
If you don't want to search for the connector...

If you don't want to search for the connector then cut the wire. Just be prepared to properly splice them together when reinstalling the seat. Better yet, add in a connector.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,069
Posted By lifeofgold
OK, it is now time to get better sound system.....

OK, it is now time to get better sound system.. That should take care of the symptom.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2016, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,752
Posted By lifeofgold
Steve Z posted a link to a thread by Classic240....

Steve Z posted a link to a thread by Classic240. He showed how to add in the diodes:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=187878

Classic240 just used simple electrical components from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2016, 12:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,752
Posted By lifeofgold
I had no idea that it had been done before,...

I had no idea that it had been done before, rather I never even thought of it. I rewired my fog lights for added brake lights on my 940. Although, I never gave a thought about the power feeding back...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,665
Posted By lifeofgold
Well, Tell the OP the part # or location, that...

Well, Tell the OP the part # or location, that was one of his questions...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,665
Posted By lifeofgold
He was asking about the bolt to have around as a...

He was asking about the bolt to have around as a back up, not the pin that fell out. As to the strength of the bolt, are we talking from U.S.A. or China? The QC from Chinese parts leave much to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,665
Posted By lifeofgold
Since you will getting the pin, find a smooth...

Since you will getting the pin, find a smooth shank bolt that compares to the diameter & length before you install it. Make sure to get high-grade steel, it is not much use to fix it with a bolt that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,860
Posted By lifeofgold
Hey Red, You forgot these: ...

Hey Red, You forgot these:

http://ugc-01.cafemomstatic.com/gen/constrain/500/500/85/2010/07/12/14/d3/l3/pooa4mgv4k.jpg?imageId=0
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,665
Posted By lifeofgold
The "BUMPER" missed this: So either...

The "BUMPER" missed this:



So either buy the pin, set screw, bushings and some 'Loc-tite', or "MacGyver" it.

"Ya pays yer money, ya makes yer choice"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,069
Posted By lifeofgold
Where is Redwood Chair to slap me down? t appears...

Where is Redwood Chair to slap me down? t appears that I was mistaken. On your engine, they are not different, they just used two different styles:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,860
Posted By lifeofgold
^^^^Would the answer to that question depend on...

^^^^Would the answer to that question depend on the answer to the question: "Is close enough good enough?"?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2016, 01:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,454
Posted By lifeofgold
1) As a suggestion, try to omit photos (and...

1) As a suggestion, try to omit photos (and videos) when quoting a post in a reply)

2) I am by far no expert on SU carburetors, I only worked on a couple, and that was 20 years ago on an 1800. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,454
Posted By lifeofgold
You will find a solution, I hope the JB Weld...

You will find a solution, I hope the JB Weld didn't fill in something important.
Just don't give up.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/x2u8rOfhMVk"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,530
Posted By lifeofgold
Now now, it was only a follow up to Roger-Dee's...

Now now, it was only a follow up to Roger-Dee's offer to help IF the OP (or anyone else) wanted to do a T5 swap. I in no way made the suggestion myself.

Slap down "ducked"!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,988
Posted By lifeofgold
On this issue, it appears that Steve Z is the...

On this issue, it appears that Steve Z is the expert.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,988
Posted By lifeofgold
Are the tinting companies able to do a fading...

Are the tinting companies able to do a fading edge tint instead if a drastic dividing line? I know factory tinting is done differently, but it is something I have wondered about.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By lifeofgold
Have the head checked out at a machine shop....

Have the head checked out at a machine shop. Always pressure test it if the head gasket blows.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,530
Posted By lifeofgold
If your gonna go T5, look here first: ...

If your gonna go T5, look here first:
http://www.moderndriveline.com/Technical_Bits/t5_history.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,454
Posted By lifeofgold
The thing is side draft is so much better for...

The thing is side draft is so much better for that engine giving where everything sits and the design of the head.. Have you tried a smoke machine to rule out vacuum leaks? there are numerous videos...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2016, 02:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,119
Posted By lifeofgold
OH, I just found this, but I don't know about...

OH, I just found this, but I don't know about quality.:

http://www.automotivepartsfactory.com/p/Valve-Tappet-Depressor-Tool-Volvo-B21-B23-B230-109659688.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2016, 02:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,119
Posted By lifeofgold
One, I wish IPD still sold that tool, it has not...

One, I wish IPD still sold that tool, it has not been available. I kick my self for nor buying it last year. Two, lummert posted this when I was asking about cold clearances:
...
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