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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By dalek
Portable tire air compressor

I thought there was a discussion about that here but I could not find it: can anyone recommend a decent tire air compressor to have in the trunk? I remember that a while ago they were loud and wimpy,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,603
Posted By dalek
I guess either I bought the wrong tire size or...

I guess either I bought the wrong tire size or did a typo. :oops: I will check the numbers on the tire tomorrow... :rofl:

Would 205/60R15 be also a common size?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,449
Posted By dalek
Good to know. I seem to only find new ones in...

Good to know. I seem to only find new ones in Europe. Pricy
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,956
Posted By dalek
Isn't K-jet the injection with the big fuel...

Isn't K-jet the injection with the big fuel distributor (I used to know is as CIS)? If so, I have the fuel parts off a turbo 240 one; saw the box last week.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,603
Posted By dalek
I use dracos in my car, so I am stuck to 15" for...

I use dracos in my car, so I am stuck to 15" for the time being, and having been buying 185/65 R15 tires. Is there a better (more options) size for that rim?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,641
Posted By dalek
vlvman, your site is unhappy again

vlvman, your site is unhappy again
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,449
Posted By dalek
Resurrecting this old thread, is the part number...

Resurrecting this old thread, is the part number 3528809 for the metal or glass sunroof? https://www.volvooempartsdirect.com/oem-parts/volvo-sealing-strip-3528809 implies it is for the metal (AFAIK...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,511
Posted By dalek
I need to do that in the speedo in my 91 740... ...

I need to do that in the speedo in my 91 740...

I know where my soldering iron is but can't find my roll of solder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By dalek
Doe sit have the black A/B pillar covers? ...

Doe sit have the black A/B pillar covers?

BTW, is the 87 240 LH 2.2 or 2.4?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By dalek
They are even cooler if you perforate them.

They are even cooler if you perforate them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,219
Posted By dalek
boostdemon, I can swing by your house this...

boostdemon, I can swing by your house this weekend if you need another set of eyes.

700 or 200? I have physical LH2.4 manuals
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By dalek
That reminds me: the overdrive in my AW71L never...

That reminds me: the overdrive in my AW71L never shifts until tranny warms up. Never figured out why. Solenoid works (did test by applying voltage to it).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,733
Posted By dalek
Pict not showing unfortunately

Pict not showing unfortunately
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,535
Posted By dalek
I need to do that to my 91 740. Would the...

I need to do that to my 91 740. Would the condenser off a 960 fit?

I was looking at those parallel flow condensers and it hit me: they are just like how VW have been doing their radiators for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,733
Posted By dalek
ZVOLV, kinda interesting because the output is a...

ZVOLV, kinda interesting because the output is a sawtooth wave; I would expect it to look more like a sinusoidal thingie because analog. Learning something new every day!

swedefiend, I thought, on...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,798
Posted By dalek
What if it is painted red first? :rofl:

What if it is painted red first? :rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,733
Posted By dalek
You mean like in the LH 2.2 distributor pickup? ...

You mean like in the LH 2.2 distributor pickup?
http://www.daytona-twintec.com/sensor_data/CKP_Sensor_Waveforms.gif

Don't confuse me! I am already having issues with VR. :wtf::rofl:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,821
Posted By dalek
Can't you use the non-prepacked ones?

Can't you use the non-prepacked ones?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,733
Posted By dalek
So signal straight from the variable reluctance...

So signal straight from the variable reluctance sensor is -5,5V? How is it converted to TTL? Detect the crossover? Should I assume the speedo (electrical one) signal is the same, and it is converted...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,097
Posted By dalek
Keeping the car long term

I do not know about where you live but over there I have not seen a single 200/700/900 at the yard; all I see are the post-850 FWD ones. Are you planning on keeping your RWD Volvos for a long time?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By dalek
It does not hurt to also pop the battery cover...

It does not hurt to also pop the battery cover open and check the fluid levels.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 30,613
Posted By dalek
Too much clown sex

Too much clown sex
Forum: showroom 02-18-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 100,511
Posted By dalek
Is that a Volvo Hearse with zombie teletubbies?

Is that a Volvo Hearse with zombie teletubbies?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-18-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,658
Posted By dalek
What is the weight difference between the 16V and...

What is the weight difference between the 16V and the whiteblock 5cyl?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,441
Posted By dalek
Run them in series then :rofl:

Run them in series then :rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,902
Posted By dalek
But the impurities is what makes them them

But the impurities is what makes them them
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,302
Posted By dalek
Very nice. I worked in an environment where using...

Very nice. I worked in an environment where using RTV in an engine was cause for immediate dismissal with extreme prejudice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,718
Posted By dalek
The relay has its diagram on the outside. Compare...

The relay has its diagram on the outside. Compare that to the diagram and pinout of the relay you are replacing. Adjust as needed.

Relay is a relay
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,418
Posted By dalek
Crank seals

Crank seals
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By dalek
If it was a VW crank pulley Allen bolt, I would...

If it was a VW crank pulley Allen bolt, I would fill it with your favourite rust penetrant, and then find a way to smack the side of the bolt (or the nut) closer to the thread side of the bolt. And...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,606
Posted By dalek
+1 Extra points if caved in roof, specially...

+1

Extra points if caved in roof, specially in 240
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By dalek
That's what i was thinking. I ended up doing my...

That's what i was thinking. I ended up doing my own wire. Easy peasy to test.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By dalek
Where are you going to get enough air so the...

Where are you going to get enough air so the signal in a 3mm AMM, whose hotwire AFAIK is the same as a smaller one, will stay accurate and responsive?
Forum: website & board 08-23-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 18,174
Posted By dalek
That 7 cents will make all the difference

That 7 cents will make all the difference
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,037
Posted By dalek
Bending sheetmetal back without hammer

So I have some sheetmetal on the outside of the battery hole in my turbo 744 which needs to be told to go back out. How can I do that without a hammer? I was able to do a lot using a hydraulic jack...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,485
Posted By dalek
Schfity-five

Schfity-five
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-15-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,074
Posted By dalek
You now made me want to do the same in my LH 2.4...

You now made me want to do the same in my LH 2.4 740. I have a *really* old MS here somewhere, so I might set it up as bobxyz suggested: monitoring only.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,658
Posted By dalek
My thoughts exactly: vtec turbodiesel. Hey,...

My thoughts exactly: vtec turbodiesel. Hey, Mercedes did build a valveless engine. They could not run it on F1 since the ruling body of that state-of-the-art competition said valves are required, but...
Forum: article composition 04-09-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,368
Posted By dalek
You mean going away from distributor ignition?

You mean going away from distributor ignition?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,458
Posted By dalek
Won't you also need a flaring tool?

Won't you also need a flaring tool?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By dalek
Who makes the Volvo seals nowadays?

Who makes the Volvo seals nowadays?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-19-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,150
Posted By dalek
For those who want to put the sensor in front of...

For those who want to put the sensor in front of the engine, long time ago I put the picture of a Saab 60-2 wheel that is just slightly wider than the aux pulley in front of the crank. Personally I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By dalek
Marker lights sockets, Euro

I have here a new left side marker light housing, thanks to BigBen, to replace the one that flew off my 740. Thing is that it flew out with the lights and sockets attached to them, so now I need to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,993
Posted By dalek
Then the question would be silly straw or...

Then the question would be silly straw or aquarium hoses?


Jokes apart turn radius would be my greatest concern, not 3" vs 2".
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By dalek
Steve-O-740 has a rebuilt one. He's in FL but...

Steve-O-740 has a rebuilt one. He's in FL but that's what pallets are for.

PM him

About a 240 turbo for sale, did I mention we end up crushing a rust free factory intercooled 242 turbo? Nobody...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By dalek
How soon do you need it? If I bump into one...

How soon do you need it?

If I bump into one at a parts store -- I might stop by one this weekend -- I can put it in a priority mail flat rate box and send it your way. Pay for part and shipping...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,725
Posted By dalek
I towed a packed to the gills 745 in my car dolly...

I towed a packed to the gills 745 in my car dolly with my turbo 744 for 2h without problems.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 247,451
Posted By dalek
What about the oil/tranny cooler lines? I am a...

What about the oil/tranny cooler lines? I am a bit selfish since I need to find me some crush washers for the oil cooler return line as t gets to the oil filter bracket.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By dalek
Leak on back of head: oil or coolant

Pictures taken from back of SOC head of my 91 744, just below distributor: ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By dalek
That said, I did tow a 745 filled with stuff in...

That said, I did tow a 745 filled with stuff in my car dolly for more than 2h on the highway (Orlando to Crystal River) in my autotragic turbo 744
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