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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 12:24 PM
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Posted By swedefiend
2007 S60 oil change

About to be due.

Currently using Mobile One full synthetic "high mileage" 5w-30 and an unknown filter brand.

Comments, suggestions and sarcastic remarks are welcome.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By swedefiend
2007 S60, PCV service

I'm experiencing some oil leakage and consumption on my 2007 S60.

I've decided to service (replace) the PCV and it has been suggested by a co-worker (ex dealership tech) to remove the oil pan and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,575
Posted By swedefiend
Seriously. Someone find this guy a local shop...

Seriously. Someone find this guy a local shop that he isn't wary of.

The. Entire. Exhaust. On my 83 was welded together by strangers :e-shrug:

It's been sitting for over ten years but I bet...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,995
Posted By swedefiend
Doing a google search...

Doing a google search (http://google.com/search?q=site:ofiengineering.se+dorr-o) from OFIEngineering's website with the term "dorr-o" yields pictures of a gate (or door) for a shed.

If you look at...
Forum: showroom 03-15-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,272
Posted By swedefiend
That's not 001533, it's 1001533.

That's not 001533, it's 1001533.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By swedefiend
Clean throttle body and adjust TPS.

Clean throttle body and adjust TPS.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,361
Posted By swedefiend
I had an 84 244 sprayed back in 95. It was...

I had an 84 244 sprayed back in 95.

It was $4000 for what murploid is asking for. I didn't get a door done, mine was a color change on the trunk lid.

Man was she purdy. $4000 though. Not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,361
Posted By swedefiend
Let the shop that preps the car, paint the car. ...

Let the shop that preps the car, paint the car.

That is the best suggestion made to you yet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,361
Posted By swedefiend
Take a deep breath and look around. Remember...

Take a deep breath and look around. Remember where you are.

Most of these guys have never heard the name Sikkens before. It's a Krylon world 'round here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By swedefiend
https://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=390&pictureid=3934

This is what I shook out of the old heater core. The old part had the factory date stamp sticker in place and the o-rings...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By swedefiend
Installed new heater core. Problem solved. Now...

Installed new heater core. Problem solved. Now I can actually start driving this car :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By swedefiend
No. Not yet. On the blend door issue - I...

No. Not yet.

On the blend door issue - I did think about taking the blend door motor loose and actuating the door by hand.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By swedefiend
Inlet temp on heater core was ~140° and the...

Inlet temp on heater core was ~140° and the outlet was ~100° when checking with a non-contact thermometer under the hood (at the firewall)this morning.

Looks like the heater core must be clogged...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By swedefiend
Ya. I did that first ;-)

Ya. I did that first ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By swedefiend
2007 S60, no heat.

Engine has plenty of heat. No real heat is coming out of the dash vents.

Climate control fault?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,780
Posted By swedefiend
<strike>M8 x 1.0</strike> From here...

<strike>M8 x 1.0</strike>

From here (http://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=115422) ;-)

edit:// Just read that thread was for installing the BMW squirters.

Okay, so I failed. Tell us...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,780
Posted By swedefiend
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,780
Posted By swedefiend
I would think that sourcing these in the...

I would think that sourcing these in the aftermarket should be relatively easy.

Diesel engines use oil squirters a lot. Perhaps you will have luck there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,533
Posted By swedefiend
To be honest though - if it needs the crank...

To be honest though - if it needs the crank turned or the rod ends reground; then it really needs a full rebuild or a "known good" shortblock.

Because once you pop the pistons out to regrind the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,533
Posted By swedefiend
Just so you know... It is highly improbable...

Just so you know...

It is highly improbable that the noise you heard came from the head. It is more likely that you heard a rod knock.

Fill it back full of oil and drive it. If it makes a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,993
Posted By swedefiend
OP, listen to the Padawan.

OP, listen to the Padawan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedefiend
Well, I left the converter connected and the long...

Well, I left the converter connected and the long bell housing bolts still threaded in with 1/2" or so of shank showing.

The transmission fell back on it's own. I inserted the wayward bolt and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedefiend
The friend I had helping me suggested loctite for...

The friend I had helping me suggested loctite for the converter bolts :oops:

So, it will either be repaired by sliding the transmission back until I can place the bracket... Or, I will actually...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedefiend
I am again eternally indebted to your...

I am again eternally indebted to your illuminating insight.

/s
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedefiend
Incredible fail. Please help.

First gen s40.

Split engine and transmission when I swapped engine.

Took off crank position sensor bracket. Forgot to replace it. Now engine is in the car, half way reinstalled.

Won't be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,217
Posted By swedefiend
I asked for pics. You never provided. Are...

I asked for pics. You never provided.

Are you sure you don't place the clip and then press the ball into the socket? This is what I would suspect but cannot confirm as I have never had to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,662
Posted By swedefiend
Yeah, well... He can't move the shifter out of...

Yeah, well... He can't move the shifter out of park - even using the override. So, it is a valid thing to mention.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,662
Posted By swedefiend
You need to be very sure that the engine can turn...

You need to be very sure that the engine can turn over by hand before you go any further.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,715
Posted By swedefiend
Advice from someone that actually knows how...

Advice from someone that actually knows how things work :cheers:

One thing though... I really have changed my opinion on the input the fuel controller expects on pin 28. I believe the signal is...
Forum: website & board 02-18-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By swedefiend
:wtf: :barf: What has been seen, cannot be...

:wtf: :barf:

What has been seen, cannot be unseen :wtf:
Forum: showroom 02-18-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By swedefiend
+1

+1
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,147
Posted By swedefiend
Good deal.

Good deal.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,147
Posted By swedefiend
:cheers: What cam?

:cheers:

What cam?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,245
Posted By swedefiend
Haha. Jokes on you turd boy. Mine ran fine...

Haha. Jokes on you turd boy. Mine ran fine yours was janky as usual :roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,245
Posted By swedefiend
Yes and yes (NPR tho). edit:// probably only...

Yes and yes (NPR tho).

edit:// probably only four years. When I converted to a 2.3, I deleted the a/c and power steering. I also had a manual transmission, so no trans cooler.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,245
Posted By swedefiend
:???:

:???:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,245
Posted By swedefiend
I used the 940 fan and 940 shroud trimmed down to...

I used the 940 fan and 940 shroud trimmed down to fit a Nissens 3 row radiator (in my 245) for five or so years with absolutely no problem.

I did not, however, try to "trigger" it. Mine was on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,715
Posted By swedefiend
I believe that each of the inputs listed below: ...

I believe that each of the inputs listed below:



are providing identical inputs to the fuel controller:

0.0V - Pre-ignition (increase fuel enrichment)
6.5V - Stable (do nothing)
12.0V -...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,715
Posted By swedefiend
I do not believe so... You could be right. It...

I do not believe so... You could be right. It just doesn't seem congruent with what I've learned about Jetronic systems.

Consider this post which mentions the pins concerning your thermocouple...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,715
Posted By swedefiend
Thermocouples don't generate PWM. I think you...

Thermocouples don't generate PWM. I think you are misunderstanding what is being discussed in the other thread you linked to.

Here is some basic knowledge about thermocouples....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,926
Posted By swedefiend
No. I think you probably had a headgasket...

No.

I think you probably had a headgasket leak on #4.

No worries. You're fixing that now ;-)

Scrub the rust off of everything. Clean with brake clean. I'd even spray some WD on the walls...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,821
Posted By swedefiend
I cannot refute this. Birmingham, Alabama (the...

I cannot refute this. Birmingham, Alabama (the only place I worked on customer Volvos) is a far more temperate environment than Baltimore :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,821
Posted By swedefiend
This is all good info and I have done this before...

This is all good info and I have done this before in the past when the key won't open the trunk. I suspect a wiring fault.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,821
Posted By swedefiend
If the trunk opens with the key, what makes you...

If the trunk opens with the key, what makes you think the lock needs to be cleaned to work?

It is far more likely that some fault has interrupted power to the motor:

- loose connection at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By swedefiend
The only way that jackstands caused this, is if...

The only way that jackstands caused this, is if your floorpan is rotted out.

Is the windshield cracked? Do the doors close properly?

Return the car to the stands and inspect the bottom side of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By swedefiend
Wouldn't hurt to look at the catalyst. ...

Wouldn't hurt to look at the catalyst.

Although, I doubt it is the root cause; all of that liquified metal had to go somewhere, right?
Forum: showroom 02-10-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,597
Posted By swedefiend
Apparently, Wentworth is a Coachbuilder. OP,...

Apparently, Wentworth is a Coachbuilder.

OP, $3200 for a car this clean and miles this low is a pretty good price in the US. I'd definitely try to get them to get closer to three even.

Just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By swedefiend
I've never seen one melt the entire housing. ...

I've never seen one melt the entire housing.

I'd suspect a bad wastegate actuator to be the source of this destruction. But, I could be wrong.
Forum: website & board 02-08-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 60,976
Posted By swedefiend
Meh, I'm not *that* motivated to ban him.

Meh, I'm not *that* motivated to ban him.
Forum: website & board 02-07-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 60,976
Posted By swedefiend
I'm going to send something over on Friday.

I'm going to send something over on Friday.
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