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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:27 AM
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Posted By Kjets On a Plane
You know the ECU temp sensor and gauge temp...

You know the ECU temp sensor and gauge temp sender are different, right?
One controls the fan relay via the ECU, one doesn't.
If the ECU is getting no coolant temp sensor reading or a faulty...
Forum: events 05-17-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,919
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I have a decent flathood about 600 miles closer...

I have a decent flathood about 600 miles closer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Iirc the 760 bracket is still available new for...

Iirc the 760 bracket is still available new for cheap...just saying...

If you really can’t find one. I’m sure 2manyturbos has A nice b280 to go with to junk the whole odd fire motor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 490
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
‘Cause the guys at Volvo are ‘special’ you have...

‘Cause the guys at Volvo are ‘special’ you have no common/durable plug and instead odd size bullet terminals at the switch plug to carefully remove/release if you want to R&R a motor the “right” way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
U no have /can beg/borrow/steal $25 harbor fright...

U no have /can beg/borrow/steal $25 harbor fright timing light? It's really not too bad for what it needs to do. No RPM display on the real cheap version, but whatever.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It's a 7/9, you're supposed to crush it once a...

It's a 7/9, you're supposed to crush it once a bolt-on brake caliper is more than $14.99 shipped...

They made 9 series up to 1998 in europe and 1995 here, I don't see the issue...

P80 FWDs only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 490
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Mostly it's just the contacts in the switches...

Mostly it's just the contacts in the switches that suck.
That said, the 1989+ switches and later Brose motors are pretty decently quick.

If everything's adjusted right they aren't brand new car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
You can use the cruise control output for the...

You can use the cruise control output for the speed signal that the 1980 speedometers have the capability of providing if you need a speed signal for 2.4 and keep the early cluster/dash and leave it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Ursan and I posted the work-around/hack. ...

Ursan and I posted the work-around/hack.

Though a world where all 7/9 owners/losers would hurry up and crush those things drove kias/corollas with 100k waranties and wasted the dealer’s time would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Plastic adjuster cable...there’s the problem...

Plastic adjuster cable...there’s the problem...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,437
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I’ve seen both large and small on 1980 model year...

I’ve seen both large and small on 1980 model year cars.
Supposedly the larger spindles were a running change whenever 6-cylinder Diesel engines started being offered (1980 US model iirc).
Makes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^this. Either the original metal sheath cable...

^this.
Either the original metal sheath cable is completely worn out and about to snap or it has a horrible plastic adjuster thing that’s probably worse than an OE cable nearly ready to snap many...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Not uncommon for all the air to be on the floor...

Not uncommon for all the air to be on the floor on a 7/9 climbing a hill with a torn vac servo I’d the check valve and all else works.

In that case,
Add a vacuum pump or crush the car, it’s not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Cheap harbor fright temp gun? Double check temp...

Cheap harbor fright temp gun?
Double check temp sender ohm range?
Does the fan clutch actually work/does the fan shroud have a hole in it?
Do the belts that drive said fan slip/hooptie alt...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-08-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Only offered on Motronic cars without Catalyst. ...

Only offered on Motronic cars without Catalyst. Pulls timing/spark a bunch, basically, so no cat/motronic should be obvious.

I just use my right foot and hope everyone crashes all their 7/9s with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Knock sensor doesn’t *really* matter with...

Knock sensor doesn’t *really* matter with Chrysler ignition unless it’s getting a false signal/has a sketchy harness, but you can leave it unplugged/deaf and it’ll start right up and run or snip that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 825
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
A used part on a used car?:omg: Say it ain't...

A used part on a used car?:omg:
Say it ain't so!

Do you know every molecule of every part that went into the new fan in china that doesn't necessarily have to comply to any regulations/implied...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Or just 700 steels and plastic caps. Ding them...

Or just 700 steels and plastic caps. Ding them off curbs or whatever and not worry/swap out the plastic caps as needed?

700s are ET25 instead of ET20, but whatever, they work fine.

Wagoon are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 825
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Yeah, but why bother with them at all when...

^Yeah, but why bother with them at all when better are under the nose of so many junkyard cars (FWD volvo, ford thunderbird fan is giant, and nice push fans live in the nose of Benz and Lexus)?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 825
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Aftermarket are all crap chineseium and not made...

Aftermarket are all crap chineseium and not made to stringent OE specs to last the chassis warranty/10 year federal mandate for chassis warranty.

You want to be looking at the nose of a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 548,075
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^No. 1990+ electrically laden USA SRS knee...

^No.
1990+ electrically laden USA SRS knee bolster model slows up the show a bit, but good wobble extension and semi-deep 13 and I can have them out in 5 mins, and then take the swivel socket once I...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 548,075
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Now that you’ve got a new Jurbo, potentially...

Now that you’ve got a new Jurbo, potentially non-hooptie boost control for a “cruise control on/fuel economy setting”, fixed cruise vac leaks and a new throttle cable, will it cruise/drive pleasantly...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 169,398
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
But “should” everyone (or hardly anyone?) be a...

But “should” everyone (or hardly anyone?) be a father at all?

Is there evidence that you’re getting “older?”

Happy beginnings to your second childhood!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,919
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
We can't handle truth or rational discussions...

We can't handle truth or rational discussions around here.

Cover your engine bay in hooptie hoses, zip ties, duct tape and catch cans from the plumbing section or try random parts from other cars!...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
PCV with a head cold/gunked up is pretty...

PCV with a head cold/gunked up is pretty inevitable on any/all the white engine Volvos. If you don't know if its been done and don't use synthetic oil with strong detergents after doing it and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I've seen the following pink label 561 issues: ...

I've seen the following pink label 561 issues:
intermittent/no power to turn on fuel pump relay
holds the injectors open continuously filling the entire intake/engine with gas or not at all :lol:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The original B21FT T-stat is 82ºC... Make...

The original B21FT T-stat is 82ºC...

Make sure the radiator and fan clutch and belt(s) that drive the cooling fan are any good and shroud doesn't have a hole worn in it from wasted engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Should be the same look on the bottom of the coil...

Should be the same look on the bottom of the coil can it’s stamped into it...

Bosch is usually good about numbers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,983
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It’s just the stiff viton o-ring and crud in the...

It’s just the stiff viton o-ring and crud in the hole holding up the show usually. I usually gently “bite” them on either side with channel locks and rotate while pulling until I can rotate and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,983
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It was only an M6x1.0 5mm head ~15mm long bolt...

It was only an M6x1.0 5mm head ~15mm long bolt threaded into aluminum once upon a time...how tight can it really be (give or take some corrosion build-up on a greasy cover)?

More likely, it's a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,983
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I've used a cold chisel/point on the air chisel...

I've used a cold chisel/point on the air chisel to rotate stripped allens before on rusty driveshafts and other stuff that's stripped out/Jim-bob-Elroy had his hands on in the salt air swamp shyster...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The EFI/Mopar/EZK electronic ignition cars have a...

The EFI/Mopar/EZK electronic ignition cars have a ballast resistor on the top of the coil and a fatter shorter coil for lack of a better description than the old bosch breaker-less ignition 4cylinder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,424
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^The fuel econ stays just-a-fine with a thin head...

^The fuel econ stays just-a-fine with a thin head gasket/little more static compression and original .63 exhaust housing / original T-cam as long as you can keep it under 3psi/in closed loop. Lots...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
What are people doing for 2.3/81mm bore pistons...

What are people doing for 2.3/81mm bore pistons for T5 RN motor with the longer rods?

Stock narrow low comp turbo pistons are supposedly good for about 115hp/hole.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Yeah you can get 2.5 turbo guts for the ZF manual...

Yeah you can get 2.5 turbo guts for the ZF manual rack (a little difficult to find) easy enough and EPAS reliable koyo Japan column. What’s not to like? No more fluid/seals, doesn’t matter what...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,682
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Bracket is usually there from my memory. Just...

Bracket is usually there from my memory. Just need ecu, pedal cancel switches, vac pump, stiff vac hose and a few elbows, puller servo, firewall grommet, turn signal stalk/switch and the little sub...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Eh, not really. Remember it's feedback after the...

Eh, not really. Remember it's feedback after the fact and it may have only be completely useless idling/fast idling no load and lambda fuel trim has the most effect at light load/idling.

So the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,424
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
You have Mercedes injectors and a stock exhaust?...

You have Mercedes injectors and a stock exhaust? :lol:
Did you say that before?
Thought the fuel system was stock...yeah the pop-off pressure is higher on those.

The stock Benz has one pressure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I have the 240 pedal box for sale as well as Oe...

I have the 240 pedal box for sale as well as Oe metal
Sheath clutch cable...(search my threads) if you need one.

All turbo models have the R0,980 speedo head, wagons got the same size tire as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It’s for the upshift light or provision for it. ...

It’s for the upshift light or provision for it. Basically all 1985 rear axles have the tone ring/cabability and/or upshift light at least of the USA cars I’ve seen. Odd exception to the rule even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,983
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Wiring sub-harness should be the same ABS or...

Wiring sub-harness should be the same ABS or not...same connector and odd weather sealed 3.5mm bullet terminals Volvo uses in lots of places (main firewall connector, fuel pump, A/C compressor plug...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,983
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I'll just throw this out there: It's almost...

I'll just throw this out there:
It's almost *never* the sensor itself per se in the back that goes bad, especially 1992+. It's just a magnet, it has no wiring pig-tail built into to to fray like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,983
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Just take your speed reading off of one of the...

Just take your speed reading off of one of the front struts? IDK? Steal some bullet terminals off your (now) dead rat parts car to plug into the front wheel speed sensor plug without...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,237
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^THIS! Maybe dig the access points and bits...

^THIS! Maybe dig the access points and bits driven off the aux shaft off until the aux shaft turns. Determine if cause is one of the things it drives (carb fuel pump (if equipped), dist, oil pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
1985 is the last year of cable, ‘86+ is...

1985 is the last year of cable, ‘86+ is electronic.
(Originally)

Maybe someone bound up or hooked up the wrong ratio and twisted the thing up slipper ribbon and all?

Feel behind the cluster...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
If it runs smooth and everything id just about...

If it runs smooth and everything id just about bet that you’ll pull the 02 out and find the element snapped in half or something from years of fatigue/brutal use.

If not sometimes you can just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,983
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
What? To get a mini-female bullet out of the full...

What? To get a mini-female bullet out of the full moon plug or whatever? Need a tiny flat tool to stab them out ya...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Some kind of dirty injector / vac leak/ fpr...

Some kind of dirty injector / vac leak/ fpr diaphragm shens could make it run that crazy rich at high vacuum/idling with zero load but lean enough cruising to still get acceptable economy,
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
5.something PPM CO? Am I reading that right?...

5.something PPM CO? Am I reading that right? Jeebus dude! It’s not usually all that difficult to get a redblock car under 1% without a cat on it at all if it’s vaguely healthy/running right. They...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-10-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
+1. Certain kinds of loose gravel can...

+1. Certain kinds of loose gravel can confuse/confound it where more lockup/letting the gravel pile up in front of the tires a little would be desired instead of trying to avoid any/all skidding,...
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