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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 453
Posted By TestPoint
Memories of Volvo 100 series

I had a number of 100 series Volvo's as daily drivers when they were at least only a few years old but my favorite was a '71 164 restored, or at least freshened up a number of years later.
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By TestPoint
I pried the channel open as required, where...

I pried the channel open as required, where required and only as much as required.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By TestPoint
Were you able to get all the old scraper junk out...

Were you able to get all the old scraper junk out of the channel?

Mine came out in very hard pieces and required digging out the last with picks and small screwdrivers. Once clean, spread the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By TestPoint
I have had this problem in the past that was...

I have had this problem in the past that was resolved with a input shaft seal. Currently have the same problem on a different car and suspect the same problem as the bottom of the bell housing is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By TestPoint
Yes, but . . . if you didn't deface the...

Yes, but . . .

if you didn't deface the machined hub surface enough to put pressure on the outer race it is not a big deal. If you do have a standing bit of steel make it go away.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 453
Posted By TestPoint
Had a '71 and '73 and loved them. That was...

Had a '71 and '73 and loved them. That was nearly 50 years ago and things have changed. Unless you are thinking of lovingly restoring it get a Kia for transportation.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By TestPoint
Volvo didn't think so. The rubber is a little...

Volvo didn't think so. The rubber is a little smaller than the door which makes it want to stay in place with the stretch factor.

If the channel is not rusty it should hold just fine without...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By TestPoint
Consider LED's

Consider LED's
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 542
Posted By TestPoint
It is the one that holds the plate on, not the...

It is the one that holds the plate on, not the actual locking pin. I never noticed it missing from original purchase as there has never been a reason to touch it.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 542
Posted By TestPoint
The problem with chasing these little issues one...

The problem with chasing these little issues one at a time as I have been going about it is the shipping cost. I potentially could have bought the $10 bushing for $6 from iPd and then spent $9 on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 542
Posted By TestPoint
The problem I have with the fine detail of trying...

The problem I have with the fine detail of trying to finish off the project is that everyone has everything in their on-line catalog but when you place an order it is not available.

I just ordered...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 542
Posted By TestPoint
Got the top and button off long ago but never...

Got the top and button off long ago but never been able to get the lower half of the knob off. It is very firmly attached but I cannot see anything locking it on. There is a You Tube video of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 542
Posted By TestPoint
The linked knob removal YouTube used a hammer to...

The linked knob removal YouTube used a hammer to drive the soft rubber top off. Mine is hard black plastic and is not likely to enjoy that method of removal.

Is there anything holding it on other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 542
Posted By TestPoint
What about removing the plastic bottom half of...

What about removing the plastic bottom half of the shift knob from the metal shaft?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,452
Posted By TestPoint
Left unsaid if how you got the bottom half of the...

Left unsaid if how you got the bottom half of the shifter knob off. I painted the shift surround the seat color because it could be done with a brush but it needs to be the console color which will...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,410
Posted By TestPoint
On my 111 mile way to spend the morning with my...

On my 111 mile way to spend the morning with my Granddaughter's Grandparent's Day visit I have to pass by two Volvo dealers down in the flat lands. They will have the 381704 or the replacement...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 542
Posted By TestPoint
Shift linkage bushing and stalk removal

Got under the Bertone this afternoon to install the last part before getting it off the jack stands . . . the shift link removed to allow removal of the shift assembly for carpet installation.
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Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,410
Posted By TestPoint
Got under the car to install the last part before...

Got under the car to install the last part before getting it off the jack stands . . . the shift link removed to allow removal of the shift assembly for carpet installation.

The bushing is...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,038
Posted By TestPoint
I used the original cruise control but never got...

I used the original cruise control but never got it to work well with the much more power now available. It hunted too much with rapid acceleration and then backing off. Yes, there is an adjustment...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,038
Posted By TestPoint
The LSx folks have added a third universal joint...

The LSx folks have added a third universal joint and a bracket to move the shaft out of the way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By TestPoint
This is getting beyond my experience level as I...

This is getting beyond my experience level as I only have 6 cylinder and 8 cylinder cars.

I think the CPS drives the CPU and therefore injectors. Distributor drives ignition.

I just told you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By TestPoint
The injectors have 12v standing on them at all...

The injectors have 12v standing on them at all times ignition is on. The 12v you are seeing on the ground side is just coming through the coil winding. They are waiting for a ground pulse from the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,435
Posted By TestPoint
Here is a link to an ebay source for the 3M...

Here is a link to an ebay source for the 3M attachment tape in all the widths:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By TestPoint
Tried 1980 240/260 wiring diagram and got a...

Tried 1980 240/260 wiring diagram and got a message back that the URL was not archived.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,435
Posted By TestPoint
I might even use the 3M exterior attachment tape...

I might even use the 3M exterior attachment tape rather than contact cement.

I ended up in my scrap pile from building homes for a number of years with a double sided carpet tape that has served...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By TestPoint
Works for me. While most are just xxx.pdf or...

Works for me. While most are just xxx.pdf or xxx.jpg a lot of the files have enough description to find what you are looking for.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By TestPoint
Pretty much everything is on the OZ site, it is...

Pretty much everything is on the OZ site, it is just not easily searchable but still usable.

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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By TestPoint
Sounds like the in-tank lift pump is not working....

Sounds like the in-tank lift pump is not working. With the tank above half full the pressure pump can usually suck enough gas without it but low or on an incline as you describe it works or doesn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,562
Posted By TestPoint
No, not ready. Going to see a Doc about shoulder...

No, not ready. Going to see a Doc about shoulder surgery Monday instead just for fun.

Looks like my pitching career may be over.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By TestPoint
Depends on whether you are planning on going into...

Depends on whether you are planning on going into the recycling business for fun and profit.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,410
Posted By TestPoint
My side window trim came factory black paint over...

My side window trim came factory black paint over the stainless steel below. I cleaned, scuffed and used SEM Trim Black. It has been in the garage for years now so I have no idea how it will hold...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,435
Posted By TestPoint
I found some black 2mm wide, 1/16" thick 3M...

I found some black 2mm wide, 1/16" thick 3M attachment tape that I used for exactly that purpose. It holds the ragged edge on and is sorta invisible without careful inspection. Most of the Berton's...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,435
Posted By TestPoint
I used a product very much like the dye you used...

I used a product very much like the dye you used and carefully applied it with one inch square fine grit paint scuff pads in an attempt to minimize stainless steel bright work scuffing. Spent hours...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,410
Posted By TestPoint
At least I got something done yesterday. This is...

At least I got something done yesterday. This is the last of the trim pieces to go on. Probably will have spent 8 hours on everything but I spend too much time thinking and too little doing. Lots...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,562
Posted By TestPoint
The butyl is fully sticky upon touching ANYTHING....

The butyl is fully sticky upon touching ANYTHING. It will soften and spread heated by the sun which it will surely be in Texas but it never gets less sticky.

The 'soften and spread' is the reason...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By TestPoint
Exactly what I am trying desperately to do. ...

Exactly what I am trying desperately to do.

Thanks Nelson.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By TestPoint
262 Bertone badge emblem locations

I know I photographed the badges on the Bertone before they got removed before painting but I can't find them. The GreenBook body book does not have badge locations but I know I have seen them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By TestPoint
I didn't even remove the broken clip bases. Only...

I didn't even remove the broken clip bases. Only one had anything of consequence sticking up and a pair of wire cutters nibbled that off.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,410
Posted By TestPoint
. . . a few days later . . . .

Been working but not much to show over several days. Thanks to NEL621 for some side trim clips got one side finished. The new clips for the wheel surround trim were difficult to install and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By TestPoint
You obviously have access to strange and...

You obviously have access to strange and wonderful places to find part numbers. Did you mention Russia at one time? Where can I find part numbers that only show up when specifically queried?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By TestPoint
Remove the original Clean the channel well ...

Remove the original

Clean the channel well

Use some liquid soap to allow install

Splice is centered at the bottom.

Lots easier upside down on sawhorses in case you have other work to do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By TestPoint
Air flow sensor O ring

The big O ring around the top of the K-jet air flow sensor on my '81 B28E V6 died after only 37 years. A part number, the O ring itself or even dimensions would be appreciated.

A search of Tasca...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By TestPoint
Eighty-two? Bosch K-jet? Warm up regulator? ...

Eighty-two? Bosch K-jet? Warm up regulator? That wouldn't be the Control Pressure Regulator by any chance? It is the K-jet equivelent of a choke. Hard starting when warm? Does it start fine in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By TestPoint
A hint from experience

Anything other than a straight connector needs to be positioned aligned with the other side connector and marked prior to crimping. The hose is so stiff that you cannot turn the connector more than...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 114,410
Posted By TestPoint
Giant Leap Forward

I declared the interior finished this afternoon.

http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy4/tporterellijaycom/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-10/20151011_165012.jpg

Now I have go back with the gold pin...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,435
Posted By TestPoint
What a mess! BTDT! I found the little...

What a mess! BTDT!

I found the little gasket around the rear lite also. Mine had been destroyed by a previous glass replacement effort and nothing like it seemed to be available.

In my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,838
Posted By TestPoint
In my last visit to my favorite auto parts store...

In my last visit to my favorite auto parts store I noticed that at least one brand of brake cleaner advertised that it was now environmentally friendly in that it was not flammable.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 635
Posted By TestPoint
The Volvo published 'Green Books' are the...

The Volvo published 'Green Books' are the complete guide to everything Volvo. They were hosted on a web site K-jet.org that is no longer available. At the top of this forum you will find a 'sticky'...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,922
Posted By TestPoint
Is there any reason to believe that the engine is...

Is there any reason to believe that the engine is in any better shape than the rest of the car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,838
Posted By TestPoint
You have already described that the pressure pump...

You have already described that the pressure pump did not run until bumping it then unreliably. The pressure pump has a habit of failing when not being run regularly. You are authorized to replace...
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