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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By kampman
What year? You might have tripped the immobilizer.

What year? You might have tripped the immobilizer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By kampman
is this for real?

is this for real?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,800
Posted By kampman
Nice work so far, this is gonna be sweet. Did you...

Nice work so far, this is gonna be sweet. Did you add that tow hook on the front crossmember? I don't think either of my Amazons have it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By kampman
The official procedure involves removing the...

The official procedure involves removing the passenger side headlight and moving the power steering reservoir out of the way. The headlight comes out after removing two clips/stakes so it's not quite...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By kampman
Do you have access to the tools to swap the belt...

Do you have access to the tools to swap the belt on a D24? If not, do you know someone who does? 12 years is a long time to run a TB and if it were any other Volvo motor I'd say do it for the hell of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By kampman
Sorry dude. The early S80s are widely regarded as...

Sorry dude. The early S80s are widely regarded as some of the worst cars Volvo made. Hopefully you weren't in it for too much money.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By kampman
If you take a light-colored rag and some...

If you take a light-colored rag and some polishing compound and rub an inconspicuous area of the body you might be able to tell whether the car has been repainted - if the rag turns black where you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By kampman
There's clearcoat on that hood and it's failing...

There's clearcoat on that hood and it's failing so you're stuck sanding it off and starting fresh like Testpoint said.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By kampman
Dropping the pan isn't a big deal and neither is...

Dropping the pan isn't a big deal and neither is using the chemical gasket. All you have to do is get a small paint roller from Lowe's and the Volvo gasket maker, lay a thin bead around the perimeter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By kampman
There's not gonna be a lot of diagnostic...

There's not gonna be a lot of diagnostic crossover between a 960 and an S80...

OP, do you have VIDA or are you using a generic scanner? What color is the label on the throttle body and how old is...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 32,406
Posted By kampman
Looks great, excited to see it with some paint on...

Looks great, excited to see it with some paint on it. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 531
Posted By kampman
Lemforder is OEM for a lot of suspension stuff on...

Lemforder is OEM for a lot of suspension stuff on the WWD cars so I'd trust their parts.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 33,152
Posted By kampman
That mesh should look rad once it's on the car, I...

That mesh should look rad once it's on the car, I think it would be distracting if it was silver or chrome.
Forum: showroom 01-05-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By kampman
I really admire what they did with the chassis...

I really admire what they did with the chassis but the color ruins it :/
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,933
Views: 159,638
Posted By kampman
Or was I just supposed to point and laugh? :)

Or was I just supposed to point and laugh? :)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,933
Views: 159,638
Posted By kampman
The bracket above is correct for a B21FT but it...

The bracket above is correct for a B21FT but it won't work with the pump you pulled, you need one of these fellers.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By kampman
The NA block won't have any of the ports for the...

The NA block won't have any of the ports for the oil feed, turbo drain, etc. in addition to the compression bump. By the time you get it all working right you might as well get another turbo motor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By kampman
DOT3 might not work as effectively as DOT4 in a...

DOT3 might not work as effectively as DOT4 in a system that's designed for the latter, but it won't make your brakes fail. They're based on the same chemicals, DOT4 just has some additives to raise...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By kampman
It looks like people who use them for injector...

It looks like people who use them for injector cleaning only submerge the tips. I wouldn't put an idle air control valve in one - sure, it'll get cleaned out, but the motor probably wouldn't fare...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 33,152
Posted By kampman
:omg: That ride height is just about perfect.

:omg:

That ride height is just about perfect.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 35,692
Posted By kampman
That second bearing from the left doesn't look so...

That second bearing from the left doesn't look so healthy...?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 13,325
Posted By kampman
I mean, go nuts, haters gonna hate, etc. but the...

I mean, go nuts, haters gonna hate, etc. but the fact that you're even considering doing this to a FWD Volvo casts doubt on the credibility of all of it. ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By kampman
How's the engine wiring harness? Since it's an...

How's the engine wiring harness? Since it's an '85 model there might be some crumbly insulation somewhere that got knocked loose during the swap if the harness is OE.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By kampman
It might not go away immediately depending on...

It might not go away immediately depending on which code was set - it might take a few drive cycles for the ECU to decide to turn off the CEL.

e: beaten
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By kampman
Sounds like it's stuck in limp-home mode, scan it...

Sounds like it's stuck in limp-home mode, scan it and see what codes are stored.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,254
Posted By kampman
^^^ what tfrasca said, I can't imagine...

^^^

what tfrasca said, I can't imagine anyone would think there'd be any functional benefit to be gained from doing that.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 28,250
Posted By kampman
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: showroom 10-03-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By kampman
That's custom, and really well done by the look...

That's custom, and really well done by the look of it. I like it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By kampman
This would be where I'd look too, if it's not...

This would be where I'd look too, if it's not plugged in the ECU won't provide the injector pulse. Not sure how/whether it affects spark in a 2.2/EZK setup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By kampman
Almost all of the interior screws in the P80 and...

Almost all of the interior screws in the P80 and newer models are T25s, I assume it's the same way in the really late RWD cars. The only tamper-resistant torx screws I've run into in the FWD cars are...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 174,423
Posted By kampman
It's pretty common for whiteblock head bolts to...

It's pretty common for whiteblock head bolts to snap on the way out, usually the stub will just spin out though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,254
Posted By kampman
You could also exchange your existing module with...

You could also exchange your existing module with one from Midwest ABS, ~$80 isn't a bad price to pay for a known good part and you're up and running the same day. Not sure I'd wanna mess with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,936
Posted By kampman
How's the coolant temp sensor?

How's the coolant temp sensor?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-13-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,078
Posted By kampman
Quit overthinking this. :) The distributor...

Quit overthinking this. :) The distributor installs in the block like any other distributor, the ignition amplifier connects to the distributor and the coil, and you'll need to run a wire from the...
Forum: showroom 09-12-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,711
Posted By kampman
The newest Volvo coolant is a blue-green, I think...

The newest Volvo coolant is a blue-green, I think they reformulated it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By kampman
You might have a bad coil but without a code it's...

You might have a bad coil but without a code it's hard to pinpoint which one might be the culprit. At 168K the originals might be suspect, but I've had cars with over 200K that still ran fine on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By kampman
In short, yes, they're nice daily drivers. I...

In short, yes, they're nice daily drivers.

I have a 2006 T5M AWD that I've driven for about 25,000 miles since I bought it it in May 2016. It handles great and the build quality is really good....
Forum: showroom 08-31-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,544
Posted By kampman
I think what he's asking is whether it's a...

I think what he's asking is whether it's a bolt-in affair, which it is for 1980 and older models. I think Roger (http://forums.turbobricks.com/member.php?u=1201) makes a mounting plate to use those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,613
Posted By kampman
Did 940s ever suffer from the pink label ECU...

Did 940s ever suffer from the pink label ECU plague?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By kampman
I mean, it wouldn't hurt to do a compression...

I mean, it wouldn't hurt to do a compression test, and it would be worth putting a nitrile glove over the oil filler spout to make sure there's vacuum in the PCV system (which might be a little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By kampman
That's a quart every 3Kish? I wouldn't sweat it...

That's a quart every 3Kish? I wouldn't sweat it at all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By kampman
IIRC you need a bellhousing that's compatible...

IIRC you need a bellhousing that's compatible with the 740 hydraulic clutch setup.
Forum: showroom 08-18-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,544
Posted By kampman
That's a clean swap, love that color.

That's a clean swap, love that color.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By kampman
Sounds like your brake booster hose came off the...

Sounds like your brake booster hose came off the nipple or split somewhere.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 33,152
Posted By kampman
Wow. :omg: I need to start doing stuff with...

Wow. :omg:

I need to start doing stuff with my '66, this is serious motivation material.
Forum: showroom 07-31-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 2,628,103
Posted By kampman
Put some ridiculous wheels on my S70 beater since...

Put some ridiculous wheels on my S70 beater since they had good tires.

http://i.imgur.com/rMP0jPyh.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By kampman
An '81 GLT should have a 3-speed auto (AW/BW55)...

An '81 GLT should have a 3-speed auto (AW/BW55) if it's not a turbo car. The turbos had the AW71 4-speed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,560
Posted By kampman
People complain about spending more than $500 on...

People complain about spending more than $500 on an entire car here, you think folks are dropping $200 on an oil filter? :-P :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By kampman
I wouldn't put $2K into that car, it sounds like...

I wouldn't put $2K into that car, it sounds like a disaster. Buy a newer one that's not so roached out, you'll spend about the same but you won't waste a bunch of time trying to bring it back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By kampman
If there's that much of a difference with the...

If there's that much of a difference with the AMM/MAF unplugged that's where I'd start, it seems likely that it got cooked if it was ingesting air from the preheat hose for a while. I'd definitely...
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