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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By kampman
There's a similar Audiovox in my parts Amazon and...

There's a similar Audiovox in my parts Amazon and it doesn't look too out of place.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By kampman
Once you start seeing gear ratio codes and black...

Once you start seeing gear ratio codes and black fluid it's usually curtains for the trans. Have you ruled out the PNP switch?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By kampman
I did a drain and fill on my old 2000 V70R using...

I did a drain and fill on my old 2000 V70R using the 3309-compatible Valvoline Maxlife synthetic and it worked fine. I think it's much more important to get the fluid level correct than it is to use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 955
Posted By kampman
All that ash is definitely from burning oil. What...

All that ash is definitely from burning oil. What car are these from?
Forum: showroom 06-13-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By kampman
The market for 140 stuff is vanishingly small, 3D...

The market for 140 stuff is vanishingly small, 3D printed parts might be functional but they won't be exact replicas (VP's bread and butter) and the long term durability of the materials used in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,161
Posted By kampman
That cleaned up really nicely - great color!

That cleaned up really nicely - great color!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 37,651
Posted By kampman
Killer build so far, excited to see the rest of...

Killer build so far, excited to see the rest of it come together. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,274
Posted By kampman
Nice work keeping this on the road - not too many...

Nice work keeping this on the road - not too many people give AWD P80s this kind of TLC any more.
Forum: showroom 05-31-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,171
Posted By kampman
That looks terrific - I think my 220 had the same...

That looks terrific - I think my 220 had the same paint and upholstery when it was all together. Nice to get an idea of what it could look like.
Forum: showroom 05-24-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9,375
Views: 2,800,092
Posted By kampman
Looking good John!

Looking good John!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,825
Posted By kampman
No, it's not normal.

No, it's not normal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,301
Posted By kampman
Sounds like what happened to my V70R when one of...

Sounds like what happened to my V70R when one of the injectors was stuck open.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,144
Posted By kampman
Stock for stock the 850R was probably a better...

Stock for stock the 850R was probably a better car but that was 20+ years ago and neither model has aged well. :e-shrug:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,902
Posted By kampman
I've considered swapping an Ecotec from a...

I've considered swapping an Ecotec from a Solstice/Sky into my Amazon - the major limitations besides the generally diminutive dimensions of the engine compartment and the transmission tunnel are the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 93,209
Posted By kampman
:(

:(
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,597
Posted By kampman
Those seats look great, is that the Mk3 factory...

Those seats look great, is that the Mk3 factory upholstery?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-08-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 68,466
Posted By kampman
dat valve cover :omg:

dat valve cover :omg:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By kampman
They don't need no steenking inspections in KY......

They don't need no steenking inspections in KY... :)

Yikes man. If I bought a car like that and knew how to get in touch with the PO I'd be raising hell.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
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: 650
Posted By kampman
is this for real?

is this for real?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,533
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: 926
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: 544
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: 867
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: 548
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: 548
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: 581
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: 867
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: 263
Views: 42,226
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: 936
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: 595
Views: 68,466
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: 1,145
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: 2,197
Views: 217,042
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: 2,197
Views: 217,042
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.
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Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
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: 1,327
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: 733
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: 595
Views: 68,466
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: 350
Views: 52,570
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: 18,911
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: 1,211
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: 650
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: 661
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: 5,154
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: 242
Views: 52,336
Posted By kampman
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: showroom 10-03-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
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: 1,273
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: 1,391
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: 1,307
Views: 215,351
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: 1,770
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...
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