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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2021, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By PCH
I think the small vacuum hose just pulls some of...

I think the small vacuum hose just pulls some of the crankcase gases into the intake- it does not create negative pressure in the larger hose or anywhere else in the system. At any time there is ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By PCH
I think only V/S90's and may be late 960's had...

I think only V/S90's and may be late 960's had that switch wired. It's a great safety feature, I thought about adding a warning light for that too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By PCH
There is a ring shaped float with the magnet...

There is a ring shaped float with the magnet inside the coolant tank. At the low position it activates the sensor which is actually a switch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By PCH
Shouldn't collapse since it's not under vacuum.

Shouldn't collapse since it's not under vacuum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By PCH
they only fit one way? Smooth side out Guru...

they only fit one way? Smooth side out
Guru status achieved.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By PCH
I've installed Scion xB/xA seats into 3 different...

I've installed Scion xB/xA seats into 3 different cars- they are very light, comfortable and all manually adjustable. I usually try to use original seat brackets/sliders and bolt the replacement seat...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 65,382
Posted By PCH
Clean! Take it up to Camino Cielo for some fun...

Clean!
Take it up to Camino Cielo for some fun curves :cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By PCH
You could probably spray with Plasti-Dip or...

You could probably spray with Plasti-Dip or better yet Dupli-Color Truck Bed Coating. I agree that direct fit in the factory location is a big plus for the look you are after.
A while ago I did the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By PCH
But that box has the fuel distributor (very...

But that box has the fuel distributor (very chunky piece) mounted on it. How is it going to look OEM if you need do delete/block it off?
...
Forum: showroom 03-06-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 1,356,735
Posted By PCH
But the stitching is not dyed. I would build a...

But the stitching is not dyed.
I would build a case and put that wheel on the wall.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,967
Posted By PCH
I just swapped the rear axle when mine started to...

I just swapped the rear axle when mine started to wine due to being low on oil. Pulled one from a decent looking car at the junkyard, dropped it off at the Volvo shop to have the seals replaced...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By PCH
Measure the sensor from the ECU plug side. This...

Measure the sensor from the ECU plug side. This way you know the wiring and connections are good. ECU itself can be faulty too of course.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By PCH
Seeing the actual numbers from the report (CO2,...

Seeing the actual numbers from the report (CO2, CO, HC, O2, NOx) and limits would help.
How "cold" is the engine when it passes @15MPH? They are not even supposed to test unless its at normal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By PCH
Don't forget about the tweeters in the dash. Are...

Don't forget about the tweeters in the dash. Are they wired in parallel to the door speakers?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By PCH
I think you can rent a noid light set from...

I think you can rent a noid light set from O'Reillys or Autozone to see if the injectors get pulse signal or just on all the time.

https://www.autoworks.com.au/cms/images/Noid_light_testing.gif
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 65,382
Posted By PCH
That spark plug is not too bad. Def it's time to...

That spark plug is not too bad. Def it's time to replace it but just normal wear. Good luck with the drive!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By PCH
Yeah, TRE ends didn't last long, my rebuilder...

Yeah, TRE ends didn't last long, my rebuilder installed different ones that worked fine for over 100K miles with some kind of thread adapting sleeve.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,051
Posted By PCH
I ended up just installing a manual rack on my...

I ended up just installing a manual rack on my daily '76.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By PCH
May be find someone to machine them out of black...

May be find someone to machine them out of black delrin. Post in Wanted- I see armrests like that at the yards sometimes.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,958
Posted By PCH
Clean Air Act is a Federal Law- it doesn't deal...

Clean Air Act is a Federal Law- it doesn't deal with state specific pricing policies.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-01-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,958
Posted By PCH
Dave, this has nothing to do with CARB. This is...

Dave, this has nothing to do with CARB. This is Federal Law.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,958
Posted By PCH
On a street car? I sincerely hope that you...

On a street car? I sincerely hope that you reconsider.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2021, 11:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,958
Posted By PCH
Why not just Cat and muffler?

Why not just Cat and muffler?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By PCH
To add quickly and safely- use a drill with piece...

To add quickly and safely- use a drill with piece of cable or small electric motor. There are videos on YouTube.
You can also get to the number wheels with a couple of fine screwdrivers and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By PCH
I use the same silicone on both o-rigs as on the...

I use the same silicone on both o-rigs as on the paper gasket.
After the install if possible leave it alone for 8-12 hours so the silicone cures. Then fill it up with coolant and start.
That...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,979
Posted By PCH
^^^ That made me laugh hard :rofl: Close to...

^^^ That made me laugh hard :rofl:

Close to 20 years ago I flow tested b21ft manifold against b21f, b230 and early LH1 manifold which is similar to b230 but doesn't have injector humps in it. That...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By PCH
Rub some silicone on the large paper gasket. I...

Rub some silicone on the large paper gasket. I usually use blue or orange. It's good that you ordered few spare studs just in case.
Watch few videos on Youtube on the B230 water pump replacement.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By PCH
The paper gasket that comes with the pump is OK-...

The paper gasket that comes with the pump is OK- no need for another IMO.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By PCH
That's what I use.

That's what I use.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By PCH
Been fine for about 3 years so far.

Been fine for about 3 years so far.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By PCH
I run black coolant cap on my stock '93 Turbo. ...

I run black coolant cap on my stock '93 Turbo.
HEPU seal is not going to last long (did may be 30K miles for me) but the pump itself is great.
I don't think you have to bleed the air out- just...
Forum: showroom 01-16-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9,565
Views: 4,411,867
Posted By PCH
https://images.craigslist.org/00g0g_lmscbxvOohjz_0...

https://images.craigslist.org/00g0g_lmscbxvOohjz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2021, 02:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,516
Posted By PCH
Yeah, but when your Robinair has two hoses...

Yeah, but when your Robinair has two hoses hanging you look for two fittings, right :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2021, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,516
Posted By PCH
Some compressors being sold on the net look to...

Some compressors being sold on the net look to have both fittings right at the manifold:

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/hkQAAOSw6JpfSOph/s-l300.jpg

I think it's always good to see what the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,516
Posted By PCH
What is #26? That looks to be on the high side...

What is #26? That looks to be on the high side (condenser pipe)?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,516
Posted By PCH
Isn't there an overpressure relief valve on the...

Isn't there an overpressure relief valve on the high side of the compressor? You may be able to swap that for the charge fitting or make a tee adapter in that spot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 02:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,188
Posted By PCH
The firewall plate may be slightly different on...

The firewall plate may be slightly different on the R134 models which may be an issue if you are converting the evaporator. Not sure what years they did the change though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,157
Posted By PCH
I had California Car Cover in the S.F.Valley make...

I had California Car Cover in the S.F.Valley make me 2 Amazon covers in the past.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,567
Posted By PCH
Volvo Parts may still have pedals in stock- I'd...

Volvo Parts may still have pedals in stock- I'd check with them first.
Forum: showroom 01-04-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 732,734
Posted By PCH
<iframe width="588" height="441"...

<iframe width="588" height="441" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/3taiKD-RJgM" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,918
Posted By PCH
Here is a good thread with info on the...

Here is a good thread with info on the intercooler: https://www.turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=343520
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,918
Posted By PCH
Even with everything else 100% stock the high...

Even with everything else 100% stock the high performance intercooler is gonna make you feel happier.
After that just add manual boost controller and go to 12psi (0.8bar).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,041
Posted By PCH
https://ecklers.com.imgeng.in/media/catalog/produc...

https://ecklers.com.imgeng.in/media/catalog/product/cache/e8278bb62b6191f0a2c63cf38a3ced70/4/4/44-88247-1.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,655
Posted By PCH
The ones from Mercedes are easy to find at the...

The ones from Mercedes are easy to find at the wrecking yards. And with dual vacuum/pressure compensation chambers are fun to experiment with- I had one on my K-jet frankensteined from all kinds of...
Forum: showroom 12-24-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 732,734
Posted By PCH
<iframe width="893" height="380"...

<iframe width="893" height="380" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/rpi3CRhyXFo" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,105
Posted By PCH
Exactly what I was going to mention. Bertone...

Exactly what I was going to mention. Bertone seats are lower.
Forum: showroom 12-20-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,569
Posted By PCH
P1900 Story Video

<iframe width="729" height="410" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/hEEor0zH06I" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,992
Posted By PCH
Super! Totally loved it!!!

Super! Totally loved it!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By PCH
Especially if it's a flex.

Especially if it's a flex.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By PCH
Normally the clamp's screw is pointing up and you...

Normally the clamp's screw is pointing up and you can reach with the screwdriver between the manifold runners.
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