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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By swedish-rocket
I put in a new Oring and permatex thread sealant....

I put in a new Oring and permatex thread sealant. I'm crossing my fingers. Thank you btw.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By swedish-rocket
Transmission fitting leak.

I have a leaking transmission fitting. The 90 degree bend one that goes into the 5an opening in the transmission. Just seeing if you guys have an idea on what to use to fix it. It may need a new...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By swedish-rocket
So far it's been good. I haven't drove it today...

So far it's been good. I haven't drove it today yet. I'll see if anything changes this week. Thanks for asking!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By swedish-rocket
When I had headwork done it was suppose to drop...

When I had headwork done it was suppose to drop my compression from 9.8:1 to 8.5:1 with NA B230 pistons in my 90 motor. Then I rebuilt a motor and put turbo .024" over Mahle pistons in. It dropped...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By swedish-rocket
I did put oil in the cylinders and the...

I did put oil in the cylinders and the compression didn't change during testing. The belt is lined up, I have an adjustable cam gear set at 0 and IPD turbo cam. Not sure if that would help reduce...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By swedish-rocket
The car has about 8:1 compression if my math is...

The car has about 8:1 compression if my math is right. It's around 120, the motor is new and has Bowl blended head with turbo pistons. When I was done with my build they were all around 120.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By swedish-rocket
The belts are really tight, I just replaced them....

The belts are really tight, I just replaced them. With the alternator issues I had I took care of that. I'll keep my eye on the temp. I just replaced my thermostat since it's cheep. I'll see how it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By swedish-rocket
I haven't.

I haven't.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By swedish-rocket
The IR showed 180F on hoses and water pump. I got...

The IR showed 180F on hoses and water pump. I got around 170 on top of radiator. I couldn't get a good reading on the middle of the radiator since there is too many things in the way. The car ran...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By swedish-rocket
Yeah, it's a lockup.

Yeah, it's a lockup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By swedish-rocket
Drives fine in my 240... I say grab it!

Drives fine in my 240... I say grab it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By swedish-rocket
Will do guys, found my IR thermometer. I'll try...

Will do guys, found my IR thermometer. I'll try driving it again as soon as I can. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By swedish-rocket
Yes to fan shroud and overheats when driving. Not...

Yes to fan shroud and overheats when driving. Not at idle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By swedish-rocket
I replaced the Water pump with the new motor....

I replaced the Water pump with the new motor. Motor probably has 3000 miles on it. I'm not 100 certain it's overheating. The gauge never goes past the middle dot unless it's about to overheat....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By swedish-rocket
Running Warm

My 90 240 is running warmer than usual. I can reduce the temperature to normal operating temperature by turning the heater on. The thermostat is about a year old.

Just seeing if there is anything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
It's a 10x920 belt by continental. So 10mm ...

It's a 10x920 belt by continental.

So 10mm

The widest I saw in rockauto that was specified for that application was 11.1mm. How do you usually buy them? Do you specifically ask for a certain...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
So at 750 rpm my voltage is 14.0 at the battery...

So at 750 rpm my voltage is 14.0 at the battery and 13.0 loaded.
1000 rpm my voltage is 14.0 and 13.6 volts loaded at 1000 rpm.

2000plus rpm gains .2 volts more loaded and I'm seeing about a .1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,466
Posted By swedish-rocket
Everytime I get a parts store bought alternator I...

Everytime I get a parts store bought alternator I have them check it. I'm not sure what triple checked means from Autozone since I had failed ones out of the box before,lol.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
Belts were definitely slipping... I have a...

Belts were definitely slipping... I have a Craftsman Multimeter, interior gauge and harbor freight meter. They read within .1volts of eachother. I tighten the belt and now it drops to 13.3 volts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
The bushings are fine. The belts are fairly...

The bushings are fine. The belts are fairly smooth. They are only a year old. I'll mark them and crank pulley to see for some reason that could be rotating. The belts should run evenly. I just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
The car starts right up. I changed out the power...

The car starts right up. I changed out the power wire from the battery to starter, starter to alternator. Still dropping voltage with all accessories on. I'll have to wait till the car is cold to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
There is .2 Volt drop on the alternator to...

There is .2 Volt drop on the alternator to positive battery terminal with the blower, lights, heat warmer,radio and wipers on. There is less than .05V on ground terminal to the motor and alternator....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
I got the test leads now. I was able to measure...

I got the test leads now. I was able to measure the alternator voltage with them. Can I test with the car not running? The battery drops voltage from 12.6 to 11.8 when the accessories on.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
12.25 at alternator at idle blower on alternator...

12.25 at alternator at idle blower on alternator positive, light and radio on. 12.11 at battery.

It was both showing 14.1 @ idle and the B+ was showing the same. The car passed the charging system...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
I'll check those out in the future. I have two...

I'll check those out in the future. I have two good alternators that I have a voltage drop somewhere it's looking like. The 80amp should be enough for all the standard accessories .
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
I'm waiting on set of alligator clips from...

I'm waiting on set of alligator clips from Amazon. I have to remove my wastegate to get to the positive terminal on the alternator. I'll report back... it was busy weekend with drag racing and family...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
There is corrosion around the terminals in the...

There is corrosion around the terminals in the fuse box. Some are the white metal fuses you talked about. I'll take a wire wheel on my dremel and clean them soon. I cleaned the terminals on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
Battery is probably 2 weeks old. It's charged...

Battery is probably 2 weeks old. It's charged fairly well now. No cranking issues. It did die on the highway two weeks ago and I bought a new battery to get me back home. I had the battery checked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
It maybe, today it ran 13.8v at the dash 13.2...

It maybe, today it ran 13.8v at the dash 13.2 when blower was on full 12.9 with head lights were on normal and 12.8 with the stereo was on. I took it to autozone and it passed the charging system...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By swedish-rocket
Clogged flame trap blows out seals and with the...

Clogged flame trap blows out seals and with the increase pressure in block doesn't help. Once I got past 15psi I added 5/8" hose to a catch can and just vented it into the atmosphere. It works...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
It's still dropping voltage just running the fuel...

It's still dropping voltage just running the fuel pump which is on a separate 10ga wire and switched on with a relay. I've had two batteries and MTX1000D with 3 subwoofers in the car years ago with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
I'll probably spend sometime figuring how to...

I'll probably spend sometime figuring how to check components. I think I'm going to have spend a bit of time hunting this issue down. Thanks for all the info guys!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
I got the ground going from the alternator to...

I got the ground going from the alternator to block with 4ga wire. The small red wire is going to D+ 8mm head bolt. The B+ is coming from the starter I believe that then goes to the battery.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
All it takes is the headlights and the blower...

All it takes is the headlights and the blower motor to drop the voltage down under 12 volts. I have 340LPH pump but it's not affecting it. The stereo is currently one 5" speaker and a CD player.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
Added a ground wire and added a positive wire...

Added a ground wire and added a positive wire directly from the battery to alternator. Same voltage drop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
I see a new purchase in the near future. I found...

I see a new purchase in the near future. I found I had a older bosch alternator in storage. I installed it and the same thing happened. I have 4 gauge wire to the motor from the alternator. I hooked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
I really need to get a fire extinguisher!

I really need to get a fire extinguisher!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
Thanks guys! I checked it at the battery...

Thanks guys! I checked it at the battery terminals and cigarette lighter. It will be kind of hard but doable at the terminals. I was hoping for bad ground but maybe there is a issue with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
It's a 1990 Volvo 240 with a internal regulator....

It's a 1990 Volvo 240 with a internal regulator. Wow on your car. Glad no one got hurt. Sorry on your car loss though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,183
Posted By swedish-rocket
Alternator/charging

I'm trying to fix my charging system. At idle I'll get 13.8 volts once I start turning on my lights, switches, radio etc. it drops voltage. I got it to drop under 11 volts this way. Is there anything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By swedish-rocket
I found it, it's above the valve body. I guess I...

I found it, it's above the valve body. I guess I need to drop the valvebody to get to it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By swedish-rocket
Aw72

How involved is replacing the parking pawl in Aw72L? Do you have drop the transmission?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By swedish-rocket
Which port on the Volvo aw transmission is the...

Which port on the Volvo aw transmission is the output port to the cooler?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By swedish-rocket
Mobile 1 dextron 3???

Mobile 1 dextron 3???
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By swedish-rocket
I got a 3300 stall converter for the aw72L, I'm...

I got a 3300 stall converter for the aw72L, I'm going to put tractor fluid in my Aw72L transmission going in next. To rebuild one is around 250. I can get th400, converter and required adaptors for...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By swedish-rocket
What fluid do you run?? I go through a...

What fluid do you run?? I go through a transmission once to twice a year since adding a turbo to my car. Was your transmission rebuilt?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By swedish-rocket
I have two aw72s at the house. I did the...

I have two aw72s at the house. I did the accumulator mod in them. I'm going onto my 6th transmission. They usually are fine until I take the to the drag strip. I got two larger coolers and a 10" fan...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By swedish-rocket
I'm just planning to run in 300-350 whp range...

I'm just planning to run in 300-350 whp range with a 2.3 B230FT at the 1/4 mile drag strip. Just tired of going through aw71/72 transmissions.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By swedish-rocket
I don't want to deal with the kickdown cable or...

I don't want to deal with the kickdown cable or electronics required for the E models.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By swedish-rocket
Th350 vs th400

Just seeing what's a good fit behind a red block? Tail shaft length and GM transmission th350 & 400. If you guys have any crossmember pics that would be awesome.
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