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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Short answer: No ~1991-1992+ both the auto...

Short answer: No

~1991-1992+ both the auto trans dipstick tube and engine dipstick tube are changed to a longer version (easier to reach? / knowing volvo they ran outta the supply of the old ones...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Dirty or non-synthetic fluid combined with...

Dirty or non-synthetic fluid combined with dissolving plastic check balls will gum up the throttle valve on the cold weather aw trans sometimes.

240T police car (of which I had one) have the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Looks like the lock-down nut is present, however....

Looks like the lock-down nut is present, however. So, it might just be tensioned like an earlier car; pry the alt down a bit and tighten the lock down carriage bolt/nut on the slotted...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,125
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I've just replaced all the janky accessory...

I've just replaced all the janky accessory bushings, cheap o-rings, insulated the capillary tube on the T-stat switch, replaced the old natural rubber hoses and had them charged with R12 with no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
So, uh, a little context would help here... ...

So, uh, a little context would help here...
Year, make, model, abs or not?

Do the pistons compress easily on the rear calipers?

Caliper pistons expand in their bores with heat and stop n go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It's in the green book how to take it apart, but...

It's in the green book how to take it apart, but honestly if you don't have the tools/machining capabilities to remake/rebush an odd assortment of NLA parts and know what you're doing, just let...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,210
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It’s a lot less labor to remove the head only...

It’s a lot less labor to remove the head only with the engine in the car and see if the gasket is obviously blown between 2 holes :e-shrug:
Seen a couple like that where no coolant or oil were lost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Ht204 grates are total crap for quality I...

Ht204 grates are total crap for quality I wouldn’t use them on anything whatever and backdate late cars rather than bother wasting time riveting them back together to clip that crap Volvo part back...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
How badly did they rip it all? I have most of...

How badly did they rip it all?
I have most of the parts but maybe not all?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
OT, but :repost: ...

OT, but :repost:
http://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=338774

Thread started by member "Duder" (search the member list and his threads if my link no work (TB is being weird/not all threads...
Forum: events 06-20-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,474
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
We’re all full up on Californians better cancel...

We’re all full up on Californians better cancel it.

It’s tourist season...that means we can hunt them, right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Yes. Have a set around here somewhere.

^Yes.

Have a set around here somewhere.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-09-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,292
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Driving a brick shaped object in aggressive...

Driving a brick shaped object in aggressive Utah/AZ style traffic at 80+mph and you wonder about MPG?

Gas is still fairly cheap right now, at ~2mpg the manual is going to net you (in a penny...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Efan doesn’t kick on until ~ 200ishF in the stock...

Efan doesn’t kick on until ~ 200ishF in the stock 940 so running a colder tstat really just means the operating temp is less consistent.

That said, stock 87C should be fine all else being...
Forum: events 05-25-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
lol... ...ya game over...

lol...
...ya game over...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 962
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
ECU is same location as a 700. What color is...

ECU is same location as a 700.

What color is the replacement coolant sensor? LH2.4 should be black IIRC. Check reading back at ECU, try another fan relay, inspect fan / relay grounds. :e-shrug:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 962
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
You know the ECU temp sensor and gauge temp...

You know the ECU temp sensor and gauge temp sender are different, right?
One controls the fan relay via the ECU, one doesn't.
If the ECU is getting no coolant temp sensor reading or a faulty...
Forum: events 05-17-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,941
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I have a decent flathood about 600 miles closer...

I have a decent flathood about 600 miles closer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Iirc the 760 bracket is still available new for...

Iirc the 760 bracket is still available new for cheap...just saying...

If you really can’t find one. I’m sure 2manyturbos has A nice b280 to go with to junk the whole odd fire motor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,141
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
‘Cause the guys at Volvo are ‘special’ you have...

‘Cause the guys at Volvo are ‘special’ you have no common/durable plug and instead odd size bullet terminals at the switch plug to carefully remove/release if you want to R&R a motor the “right” way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
U no have /can beg/borrow/steal $25 harbor fright...

U no have /can beg/borrow/steal $25 harbor fright timing light? It's really not too bad for what it needs to do. No RPM display on the real cheap version, but whatever.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It's a 7/9, you're supposed to crush it once a...

It's a 7/9, you're supposed to crush it once a bolt-on brake caliper is more than $14.99 shipped...

They made 9 series up to 1998 in europe and 1995 here, I don't see the issue...

P80 FWDs only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,141
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Mostly it's just the contacts in the switches...

Mostly it's just the contacts in the switches that suck.
That said, the 1989+ switches and later Brose motors are pretty decently quick.

If everything's adjusted right they aren't brand new car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
You can use the cruise control output for the...

You can use the cruise control output for the speed signal that the 1980 speedometers have the capability of providing if you need a speed signal for 2.4 and keep the early cluster/dash and leave it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Ursan and I posted the work-around/hack. ...

Ursan and I posted the work-around/hack.

Though a world where all 7/9 owners/losers would hurry up and crush those things drove kias/corollas with 100k waranties and wasted the dealer’s time would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Plastic adjuster cable...there’s the problem...

Plastic adjuster cable...there’s the problem...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,099
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I’ve seen both large and small on 1980 model year...

I’ve seen both large and small on 1980 model year cars.
Supposedly the larger spindles were a running change whenever 6-cylinder Diesel engines started being offered (1980 US model iirc).
Makes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^this. Either the original metal sheath cable...

^this.
Either the original metal sheath cable is completely worn out and about to snap or it has a horrible plastic adjuster thing that’s probably worse than an OE cable nearly ready to snap many...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Not uncommon for all the air to be on the floor...

Not uncommon for all the air to be on the floor on a 7/9 climbing a hill with a torn vac servo I’d the check valve and all else works.

In that case,
Add a vacuum pump or crush the car, it’s not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Cheap harbor fright temp gun? Double check temp...

Cheap harbor fright temp gun?
Double check temp sender ohm range?
Does the fan clutch actually work/does the fan shroud have a hole in it?
Do the belts that drive said fan slip/hooptie alt...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,636
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Only offered on Motronic cars without Catalyst. ...

Only offered on Motronic cars without Catalyst. Pulls timing/spark a bunch, basically, so no cat/motronic should be obvious.

I just use my right foot and hope everyone crashes all their 7/9s with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,291
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Knock sensor doesn’t *really* matter with...

Knock sensor doesn’t *really* matter with Chrysler ignition unless it’s getting a false signal/has a sketchy harness, but you can leave it unplugged/deaf and it’ll start right up and run or snip that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
A used part on a used car?:omg: Say it ain't...

A used part on a used car?:omg:
Say it ain't so!

Do you know every molecule of every part that went into the new fan in china that doesn't necessarily have to comply to any regulations/implied...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Or just 700 steels and plastic caps. Ding them...

Or just 700 steels and plastic caps. Ding them off curbs or whatever and not worry/swap out the plastic caps as needed?

700s are ET25 instead of ET20, but whatever, they work fine.

Wagoon are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Yeah, but why bother with them at all when...

^Yeah, but why bother with them at all when better are under the nose of so many junkyard cars (FWD volvo, ford thunderbird fan is giant, and nice push fans live in the nose of Benz and Lexus)?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,434
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Aftermarket are all crap chineseium and not made...

Aftermarket are all crap chineseium and not made to stringent OE specs to last the chassis warranty/10 year federal mandate for chassis warranty.

You want to be looking at the nose of a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 587,160
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^No. 1990+ electrically laden USA SRS knee...

^No.
1990+ electrically laden USA SRS knee bolster model slows up the show a bit, but good wobble extension and semi-deep 13 and I can have them out in 5 mins, and then take the swivel socket once I...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 587,160
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Now that you’ve got a new Jurbo, potentially...

Now that you’ve got a new Jurbo, potentially non-hooptie boost control for a “cruise control on/fuel economy setting”, fixed cruise vac leaks and a new throttle cable, will it cruise/drive pleasantly...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,104
Views: 206,410
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
But “should” everyone (or hardly anyone?) be a...

But “should” everyone (or hardly anyone?) be a father at all?

Is there evidence that you’re getting “older?”

Happy beginnings to your second childhood!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,307
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
We can't handle truth or rational discussions...

We can't handle truth or rational discussions around here.

Cover your engine bay in hooptie hoses, zip ties, duct tape and catch cans from the plumbing section or try random parts from other cars!...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
PCV with a head cold/gunked up is pretty...

PCV with a head cold/gunked up is pretty inevitable on any/all the white engine Volvos. If you don't know if its been done and don't use synthetic oil with strong detergents after doing it and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I've seen the following pink label 561 issues: ...

I've seen the following pink label 561 issues:
intermittent/no power to turn on fuel pump relay
holds the injectors open continuously filling the entire intake/engine with gas or not at all :lol:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The original B21FT T-stat is 82ºC... Make...

The original B21FT T-stat is 82ºC...

Make sure the radiator and fan clutch and belt(s) that drive the cooling fan are any good and shroud doesn't have a hole worn in it from wasted engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Should be the same look on the bottom of the coil...

Should be the same look on the bottom of the coil can it’s stamped into it...

Bosch is usually good about numbers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,526
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It’s just the stiff viton o-ring and crud in the...

It’s just the stiff viton o-ring and crud in the hole holding up the show usually. I usually gently “bite” them on either side with channel locks and rotate while pulling until I can rotate and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,526
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It was only an M6x1.0 5mm head ~15mm long bolt...

It was only an M6x1.0 5mm head ~15mm long bolt threaded into aluminum once upon a time...how tight can it really be (give or take some corrosion build-up on a greasy cover)?

More likely, it's a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,526
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I've used a cold chisel/point on the air chisel...

I've used a cold chisel/point on the air chisel to rotate stripped allens before on rusty driveshafts and other stuff that's stripped out/Jim-bob-Elroy had his hands on in the salt air swamp shyster...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The EFI/Mopar/EZK electronic ignition cars have a...

The EFI/Mopar/EZK electronic ignition cars have a ballast resistor on the top of the coil and a fatter shorter coil for lack of a better description than the old bosch breaker-less ignition 4cylinder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,718
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^The fuel econ stays just-a-fine with a thin head...

^The fuel econ stays just-a-fine with a thin head gasket/little more static compression and original .63 exhaust housing / original T-cam as long as you can keep it under 3psi/in closed loop. Lots...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
What are people doing for 2.3/81mm bore pistons...

What are people doing for 2.3/81mm bore pistons for T5 RN motor with the longer rods?

Stock narrow low comp turbo pistons are supposedly good for about 115hp/hole.
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