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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Hacksaw116
You got a volt/ohm meter? Start checking some...

You got a volt/ohm meter? Start checking some continuities! You should get a wiring diagram to guide you. I could see running the tank dry burning up a fuel pump, but not a relay.

I'm no pro,...
Forum: showroom 06-19-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,002
Posted By Hacksaw116
Today I installed a new radiator. Super exciting!

Today I installed a new radiator. Super exciting!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
One of my buddies put v70 leather seats in his...

One of my buddies put v70 leather seats in his 245, and it looks good. He said he had to drill a hole or two, but tossing that out there as an option!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
I'd replace all struts and shocks for sure given...

I'd replace all struts and shocks for sure given the age of the vehicle. Consider springs too, since its easiest to do both at the same time. If budget allows...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
I use a high strength de-greaser on wheels, but...

I use a high strength de-greaser on wheels, but be sure to rinse thoroughly with water as it can etch the paint/leave a hazy residue if you don't. That and a toothbrush makes quick work.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
That is a majestic beast if I do say so myself. ...

That is a majestic beast if I do say so myself. Also, cute cat. ;)
Forum: showroom 03-24-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,002
Posted By Hacksaw116
Photobucket sucks. Wow. Anyway, I got the...

Photobucket sucks. Wow.

Anyway, I got the rusty cancerous bung nut off my fuel tank, and did the in tank pump replacement this morning. The tubing between the pump to the hard line was ruptured,...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
Glad to hear you got it running! I know there's...

Glad to hear you got it running! I know there's a check valve that sometimes goes out on the vacuum brake booster, worth looking into as the part is cheap and easy to fix. As for the idle issues...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,967
Posted By Hacksaw116
A solid model would be nice. Anyone have a...

A solid model would be nice. Anyone have a piston with valve clearance and access to CAD software?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
Don't give up, there is a perfectly logical...

Don't give up, there is a perfectly logical reason for what is going on. Get that battery charged, can just idle another a car next to it with jumper cables for a bit.

Check for the magic 3...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By Hacksaw116
Lol EGR* my bad!

Lol EGR* my bad!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By Hacksaw116
LH 2.4 is done learning. CEL is now on. Still...

LH 2.4 is done learning. CEL is now on. Still leaks oil, but it's been rainy here so just enjoying life at 10psi. Someday I'll brush off the lazy and check the compression.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
How's it going? Use wire the same gauge or...

How's it going? Use wire the same gauge or larger.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By Hacksaw116
PCV is f#@&$%. When the car warms up, the...

PCV is f#@&$%.

When the car warms up, the ECU temp sensor triggers the <edit>EGR solenoid to open, putting vacuum on the <edit>EGR valve (via diaphragm.) I simply capped off the solenoid vacuum...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By Hacksaw116
Well I finally tackled cleaning the PCV system 2...

Well I finally tackled cleaning the PCV system 2 days ago. The box wasn't too bad, but the hard line that goes to the intake manifold was pretty built up with deposits. I got it all cleaned and...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By Hacksaw116
Definitely weeping oil out of this seal. I need...

Definitely weeping oil out of this seal. I need to clean the PCV to make sure it's not the issue, but yeah, If I go this deep I'm threading the block for sure. Maybe I'll keep it European and make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,774
Posted By Hacksaw116
https://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag408/hacksaw...

https://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag408/hacksaw116hacksaw116/Mobile%20Uploads/20140512_162629_zpsm54oilis.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,774
Posted By Hacksaw116
I made something for this, but never got around...

I made something for this, but never got around to trying it out yet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By Hacksaw116
A cap and rotor are cheap, easy to do, and good...

A cap and rotor are cheap, easy to do, and good peace of mind that portion of your ignition system is functioning properly. Pull the plugs and see how they look. Signs of excessive oil or carbon...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,312
Posted By Hacksaw116
Verify compressor bypass valve is hooked up to...

Verify compressor bypass valve is hooked up to the manifold and there are no leaks in the line?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By Hacksaw116
I was cheap and got a 30 dollar aftermarket from...

I was cheap and got a 30 dollar aftermarket from FCP euro. I will probably swap in the aftermarket and clean the original, and if the aftermarket gives me any issues I have a backup. It should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,800
Posted By Hacksaw116
Got any rattling s#!t that might trigger the...

Got any rattling s#!t that might trigger the knock sensor? just tossin' it out there... I am not an expert.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,899
Posted By Hacksaw116
Dude, it's for cookie... Read the comments.

Dude, it's for cookie... Read the comments.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By Hacksaw116
I rebuilt the entire engine in the 87 760,...

I rebuilt the entire engine in the 87 760, however I do not recall if I did any cleaning to the PCV back then. It is very likely I installed it as it was when I tore the engine apart to get...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By Hacksaw116
Which implies piston ring blow by?

Which implies piston ring blow by?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,560
Posted By Hacksaw116
Question 1995 940 turbo wagon

Asking the hive mind...

When should I expect the stock oil return line gasket/oring to volcano out of the block and dump all my oil onto the ground?

I had an '87 760T with which I got to enjoy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By Hacksaw116
Welcome to the gang.

Welcome to the gang.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
Ok, that makes sense now. I only saw the install...

Ok, that makes sense now. I only saw the install tool on your other link, and sorry OP didn't mean to jack the thread. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
My bad, I keep forgetting the age of OP's car! I...

My bad, I keep forgetting the age of OP's car! I should have known that....



How does that sleeve fix a groove worn on the cam at the location of the front cam seal?
Forum: showroom 11-29-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,022
Posted By Hacksaw116
@7:06 nice! @10:36 nice!

@7:06 nice! @10:36 nice!
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,404
Posted By Hacksaw116
I'd have to say yes. That looks pretty well...

I'd have to say yes. That looks pretty well maintained. No foam **** above the firewall, not sure if that was omitted past 1990 or if someone cleaned it and had it re painted. It's a beautiful...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,002
Posted By Hacksaw116
http://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/a621/James_Nap...

http://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/a621/James_Naples/Mobile%20Uploads/20181128_124920_zpsi2b5ulmb.jpg...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,002
Posted By Hacksaw116
Now for the fun... I bought IPD's in tank pump...

Now for the fun... I bought IPD's in tank pump upgrade kit and went to install it...

http://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/a621/James_Naples/Mobile%20Uploads/20181124_102547_zpsrvjqd0rl.jpg...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,002
Posted By Hacksaw116
Yanked a door handle from PNP so I could open my...

Yanked a door handle from PNP so I could open my driver side door like a upstanding member of the community again.
...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,002
Posted By Hacksaw116
Been a while, so updates: ...

Been a while, so updates:

https://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/a621/James_Naples/Mobile%20Uploads/20181103_161913_zpsjckyvtck.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,105
Posted By Hacksaw116
I battled the timing on my brothers 240 this last...

I battled the timing on my brothers 240 this last weekend, and after 3 attempts of lining up the marks on the belt with the crank, aux, and cam gears it wasn't working. I said **** it, and clocked...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
The rear cam seal is pretty straightforward, just...

The rear cam seal is pretty straightforward, just keep it flush with the back of the head and the #4 cam cap as you snug the bolts on the cam cap. Remember to put a dab of RTV on each side of the #1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Hacksaw116
Use a little blue loc-tite and snug it the best...

Use a little blue loc-tite and snug it the best ya can.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By Hacksaw116
Please enlighten us further. Turbo or NA? You...

Please enlighten us further. Turbo or NA? You check plugs, wires, cap and rotor? Got spark??
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
The welder he purchased IS a wire feed welder, it...

The welder he purchased IS a wire feed welder, it literally shows the gun and spool of wire on the box. I'm sure it has the "MIG" option if it comes with a regulator and he were to purchase a CO2...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
All my volvo cars have been LH jetronic bosch...

All my volvo cars have been LH jetronic bosch ignitions, so I have no input there. I received the IPD upgraded in tank pump yesterday, I just need to install it to see if the hornets go away ;)
Forum: showroom 11-09-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,002
Posted By Hacksaw116
The inline pump replacement got it running again,...

The inline pump replacement got it running again, but the new pump still sounds like a swarm of hornets in a coffee can. I imagine it is cavitating due to a dead in tank pump or clogged screen. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
I had this leak issue as well (tightening the...

I had this leak issue as well (tightening the banjo bolt with a box wrench). I was irritated and impatient at the time, so I tossed a socket on the hammer drill and snugged it up with a relatively...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
Nice! I ordered the upgraded in tank pump for my...

Nice! I ordered the upgraded in tank pump for my 245 as well, for 45 bucks it's worth the peace of mind. Thanks for the tip oldschoolvolvo.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
Call IPD and tell them to ship the pads separate....

Call IPD and tell them to ship the pads separate. They are usually pretty easy to work with.

If you think the inline pump has recently been replaced you might get away with just the in tank...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
Don't sweat it. There is a perfectly logical...

Don't sweat it. There is a perfectly logical explanation for what is going on. We will use the ol scientific method and figure this out. I have 4 mann oil filters on hand, but any filter will do...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,850
Posted By Hacksaw116
What's in the fridge?

What's in the fridge?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
If you are positive it isn't a valve cover gasket...

If you are positive it isn't a valve cover gasket leak it is most likely a rear main seal on the cam. There is a possibility it could be a head gasket compromised in a certain way but I find the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
My thoughts are new fuel pump and filter for...

My thoughts are new fuel pump and filter for sure, with a vehicle that old. Might total around 100 bucks, but well worth it to eliminate issues at this point. Make sure your fuel, spark, and air...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,178
Posted By Hacksaw116
Does it start ok once it's warmed up?

Does it start ok once it's warmed up?
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