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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By petiww
Dont even try to interchange them, it wont work....

Dont even try to interchange them, it wont work. All diameters are different.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,207
Posted By petiww
Bleeder valve bore is going straight to the...

Bleeder valve bore is going straight to the caliper halves mating surface, where the little square seal is. I think it is possible for that little bore to rust, causing no flow. Especially if there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,207
Posted By petiww
Did you replace your old brake hoses? I have...

Did you replace your old brake hoses?

I have bled numerous brake systems with one helper and pedal pushing method. Never followed bleeding sequences, just go around a few times and its done. With...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By petiww
I fought with this for a while, until i did the...

I fought with this for a while, until i did the beater cars suspension. I found out that the front top perches are different. Left front perch compensates for the heavy lead-acid battery by ~8mm. On...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By petiww
Oh sorry, i was wrong! It was a year ago when I...

Oh sorry, i was wrong! It was a year ago when I ordered one piece of 183827 bearing for the output shaft (because the input shaft bearing looked fresh, but the output shaft bearing... now i remember...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By petiww
It can be rebuilt, but it needs a few special...

It can be rebuilt, but it needs a few special bits... I'm about to put together my second M47, now with proper shimming and glued in bearings.
There are two bearings of the six which you cant buy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By petiww
It will eventually fail, but with more frequent...

It will eventually fail, but with more frequent oil changes, it could still live for years. Its maybe a good idea to fill each drained old oil into clean plastic bottles, so you can see how its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By petiww
You're in luck:...

You're in luck: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=353163
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 46,865
Posted By petiww
Thanks guys! I'll fab a toe measuring tool and...

Thanks guys! I'll fab a toe measuring tool and set up my toe in properly. Will also check for free play again.

What tire pressures should i run? I could not really find proper informations about...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 46,865
Posted By petiww
Thanks. Bad thing that I don't really want to...

Thanks. Bad thing that I don't really want to make it harsher upfront. Maybe poly but i'm not really a fan of those.



Yeah, its just weird that a lot of people run low profile tires on stockish...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 46,865
Posted By petiww
I hope these help: Ball joints are new ps...

I hope these help:

Ball joints are new ps ones and facing forward - making the desired more positive caster.
Both control arms are pushed forward with a 6mm spacer at rear bushing - because front...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 46,865
Posted By petiww
Replacing to what style bushing? Control arm to...

Replacing to what style bushing? Control arm to crossmember ones, or the rears? Or both?
I have good working febi ones in mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 46,865
Posted By petiww
Still have this problem with hydras and 195/55R16...

Still have this problem with hydras and 195/55R16 tires... Carl, do you think the springs cured the wandering in the first place? Or going back to 15" rims?

Thing is, i find my car unsafe at...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 87,185
Posted By petiww
Still drooling all over your projects and fab...

Still drooling all over your projects and fab quality...

I want to ask you about the hollow section you welded in to the sill bottom, back in 2016. What size did you go with and how did you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By petiww
Confirmed on my brown 244, on the left, spring...

Confirmed on my brown 244, on the left, spring seat has two drain holes, on the right it only has one. They somehow got mismatched. Good to know. :grrr:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By petiww
They are not listed as RHD or LHD in the...

They are not listed as RHD or LHD in the catalogs, just left or right, without mentioning the drivers side.
All i could think of is the heavy lead-acid battery on the front left side, which is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By petiww
Strut top spring seat differences

Just to shout out, if anybody has problems with the car leaning the drivers (left) side, check your top spring seats. I did not know they are different, and its possible that i somehow mismatched...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By petiww
I had all my calipers sandblasted then split on...

I had all my calipers sandblasted then split on brownie. I had them zinc plated, then assembled it with new dust shields and new piston square seals. I found all 6 transfer seals rubbery enough, so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By petiww
Thanks! Using that site 3/8" bolt needs...

Thanks!

Using that site 3/8" bolt needs 55Nm, 5/16" bolt needs about 32Nm.

Yesterday night after some thinking I used 50Nm on the big bolts, 30Nm on the small bolts, so im not that far off....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By petiww
Girling caliper tightening torques

Hello!

So I'm doing the brakes on the beater 244 and i disassembled the caliper halves to properly wirebrush and clean the bores. I need proper tightening torques for the bolts.

All bolts have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,308
Posted By petiww
Good one, I wanted to try that too but we have no...

Good one, I wanted to try that too but we have no old Volvos in the junkyards. Thought about going back to its original M cam with the factory shims but i did not have the feeling to downgrade the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,308
Posted By petiww
I have dealt with the same:...

I have dealt with the same: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5978146#post5978146

I think my aftermarket shims are not quite good fit in the buckets, and their surface was not that...
Forum: showroom 12-30-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,746
Posted By petiww
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Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,109
Posted By petiww
Of course with the turbo ecu, it wont idle with...

Of course with the turbo ecu, it wont idle with low flow rated na injectors. It thinks it sprays with the green higher flowing ones, so it essentially sprays much less into the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,629
Posted By petiww
Sensor is an inductive coil which is not grounded...

Sensor is an inductive coil which is not grounded to the diff cover. Polarity does not matter.
Forum: article composition 10-25-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 34,928
Posted By petiww
I was the one with the conversion kit! Still did...

I was the one with the conversion kit! Still did not really have time to design the mph gauge face, but as soon as ****ty weather arrives i definitely start it!

Also i did go driveshaft sensor for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,243
Posted By petiww
Chrome strip around windshield can make some...

Chrome strip around windshield can make some great wind noise... Universal rubber strip which fits way better can make it more silent.
A TON of road noise comes up to cabin from the shifter opening....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,301
Posted By petiww
I already love where this is going, especially...

I already love where this is going, especially being a brown 242. Keep up the good work!

I did the same with my left doors and front fenders, just grinding, rust converter and brown alkyton...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,514
Posted By petiww
Yes, i can do MPH ones aswell, just need to...

Yes, i can do MPH ones aswell, just need to design the gauge face. Price is the same, maybe the shipping is a bit cheaper to the UK.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,514
Posted By petiww
If you want it to be nice, you could buy a...

If you want it to be nice, you could buy a conversion kit from me: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351431

Im currently upgrading the gauge face design with embossing near the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By petiww
I installed the '86+ electric 240 speedo into the...

I installed the '86+ electric 240 speedo into the early VDO cluster as a few people had done this before. It needs a bit of trim work here and there but it fits and works well. You only need a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 174,446
Posted By petiww
Its in the for sale section already! Hit me up in...

Its in the for sale section already! Hit me up in PM how do you want the gauge face.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,410
Posted By petiww
I had something similar with the alu diff cover...

I had something similar with the alu diff cover lowest bolt and sway bar making contact. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=342319
Also had a rubbing securing plate once at the bottom of...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 174,446
Posted By petiww
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48777436363_d9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48777436363_d9e2e437d9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hji7s8)20190922_162308[1] (https://flic.kr/p/2hji7s8) by Péter Gede (https://www.flickr.com/photos/97357313@N06/),...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,978
Posted By petiww
You can, the filter location on the block is way...

You can, the filter location on the block is way higher than the oil level, so its not a problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By petiww
Easy, just an angle grinder and cutting disc. You...

Easy, just an angle grinder and cutting disc. You need to cut further the two factory slicings (sorry i dont know the proper word for it, the two longitudinal cutouts to allow the clamp to shrink the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,978
Posted By petiww
Its a good idea to change the "5" seal anyway. If...

Its a good idea to change the "5" seal anyway. If the heat exchanger have rotated any bit while removing or tigtening the filter, it probably seeps. I changed this on a 940, and now its leak free and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,558
Posted By petiww
Mount has a few thousand kilometres, so its...

Mount has a few thousand kilometres, so its basically new. Bearing aswell.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,558
Posted By petiww
Would be cool to play with "toys" like that! ...

Would be cool to play with "toys" like that!



I'm pretty sure it has no u-joint or balancing issues. It was the same with another good condition M47 driveshaft.



Yes its somewhere there....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,558
Posted By petiww
So im not the only one... How would you describe...

So im not the only one... How would you describe those vibrations? Just to compare them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,558
Posted By petiww
Everything is decent, only the guibo is old. I...

Everything is decent, only the guibo is old. I don't want to waste money on a new one if it does not solve the problem. Funny but if it would cure the problem i'd just eliminate it with an u-joint....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,236
Posted By petiww
You have the little gear wheel in facing the...

You have the little gear wheel in facing the wrong way. Flip it and check.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,558
Posted By petiww
I'm still fighting with this... 4 people, stuff...

I'm still fighting with this... 4 people, stuff in trunk makes it horrible to accelerate... Deep rumbles...
I don't think it was anything like this when it came from the factory.

So far i only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
240: M47 leak
Views: 1,350
Posted By petiww
I think a proper volvo dealer could get that kit...

I think a proper volvo dealer could get that kit for you: 271575-3
It contains all the gaskets and seals.

I dont know if you want to change the bearings aswell, i can give you part numbers and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
240: M47 leak
Views: 1,350
Posted By petiww
I must have done something wrong then when i...

I must have done something wrong then when i assembled my trans, because even after 2 years its not leaking...
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48545665732_aa4b3bfdd5_k.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
240: M47 leak
Views: 1,350
Posted By petiww
I think the most frequent oil leaking place is...

I think the most frequent oil leaking place is the output shaft seal. High circumferential speed wears it fast, plus the bearing/gearbox design allows the shaft to "wander" around quite a bit even in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,707
Posted By petiww
Not exactly related to this thread, but why not. ...

Not exactly related to this thread, but why not.
Anyone dealt with noisier valvetrain after shimming (especially with aftermarket shims)?
I don't remember my B230 this loud at higher rpms with...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 174,446
Posted By petiww
Thanks! Long time no update, these months...

Thanks!

Long time no update, these months were just, uhm, weird but intense. I'm not going to write long stories in this post, its more of a picture bomb.

So after the last post my buddies Audi...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,989
Posted By petiww
Yes, new central bearing bushing... There's your...

Yes, new central bearing bushing... There's your problem. I just used a sharp scalpel and cut away some material from the bushing. The damn driveshaft was held too tightly in that rubber. If you look...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,989
Posted By petiww
This would be good to check! Had the same thing...

This would be good to check!
Had the same thing with my buddy's car:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=346078
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