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Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By DET17
Hard steel lines? Should be 8mm, or 5/16"........

Hard steel lines? Should be 8mm, or 5/16"..... Can your existing lines be re-bent to the new target cooler positions? You need to provide more data.

I bought new tubing benders, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By DET17
As noted many times.... the Aussie tailshaft...

As noted many times.... the Aussie tailshaft housing is the ideal elegant solution for the 7/9 series.

Failing that the linked shifter extension is your only hope, unless you want the dash...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By DET17
The turbine housing was created in heat.........

The turbine housing was created in heat...... loves it.

MAPP gas gets much hotter than propane. Is the stud exposed or under flush?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 59,391
Posted By DET17
Nicely done Craig! I salute your dedication to...

Nicely done Craig! I salute your dedication to sheet metal perfection..... I don't have the time to read all your threads from the beginning of this car, but 2 quick questions:

1. What engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By DET17
Stitch weld max 1 inch every 2 inches. I am an...

Stitch weld max 1 inch every 2 inches. I am an engineer......
Forum: performance & modifications 01-17-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 511
Posted By DET17
OP, if you want to go air cooled oil cooler,...

OP, if you want to go air cooled oil cooler, shoot me a PM. I've got several of the 7 series versions on the parts rack; my understanding is you must run the narrower radiator as the 7's had to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By DET17
Do you have access to Plastigauge in Belgium? ...

Do you have access to Plastigauge in Belgium? Buy that or equal, and find out the clearance on your rods.... might as well back out completely and confirm the crank bearing clearances (the center of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,890
Posted By DET17
Roger that, I've looked at several 95s over the...

Roger that, I've looked at several 95s over the years in GA Pullapart's..... most have no roof, but those that do have the glass version. 94 last year of painted metal roof in the 9's.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By DET17
There is an excellent thread in PROJECTS where a...

There is an excellent thread in PROJECTS where a German TBer has been running LH2.4 with a 16V head, and obviously turbo. Reach out to him for his tune, or the chip provider. Damned if I can think...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,091
Posted By DET17
This. BTDT several times now on DANA and GM...

This. BTDT several times now on DANA and GM rearends..... if you can avoid the pinion remove/replace by purchase of a complete rearend with the desired R&P installed, you will be HOURS ahead. The...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 62,838
Posted By DET17
Beautiful baby girl! I’m a grandpa now, and...

Beautiful baby girl! I’m a grandpa now, and there is nothing finer than baby girls.

In 10 years of fooling with these red blocks I have never seen one of those tensioners fail. Please describe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By DET17
Wrong continent/island.

Wrong continent/island.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,445
Posted By DET17
Share your pics of the necessary “creativity “. ...

Share your pics of the necessary “creativity “. I intend to run the 93 system with a 960 compressor with my whiteblock B5244T5.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 128,623
Posted By DET17
Windshield/windscreen replacement and trim fitting

I'm nearing the end of my saga with the old 940 sedan.... it now is at a paint shop getting a serious paint facelift. Prior to the end of this story, I thought I'd update some details on the front...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,445
Posted By DET17
Per the UK wizards on the 700/900 Maint pages...

Per the UK wizards on the 700/900 Maint pages (Volvo Klub UK) they strongly recommend the variable OT. I paid the $36 for mine which is sleeping in the 940 as it is being repainted.... and also...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,186
Posted By DET17
All dogs go to heaven! He will be part of this...

All dogs go to heaven! He will be part of this thread and your project.

My wife lost her lab and Golden a month apart..... got me in return. She’s still shaking her head about that one.

RIP...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,428
Posted By DET17
How much does the custom license plate (tag) cost...

How much does the custom license plate (tag) cost per year in Poland?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By DET17
Have you checked the whiteblock conversion...

Have you checked the whiteblock conversion thread? OldVolvo just updated with all the various TB addicts who have whiteblocked..... several are running the FORD T5 behind them.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-30-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By DET17
Exactly the way I went; Skandix sells the...

Exactly the way I went; Skandix sells the abutment mount to properly position the 850 calipers to that big 302mm rotor. For those interested, search this sub forum and there is a complete thread...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,668
Posted By DET17
I think just the opposite... he's about stock...

I think just the opposite... he's about stock ride height. "Raise the LOWERED" use to be in his signature....... I believe he runs GT front springs and the IPD truck like overload in the rear on his...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By DET17
You just have to hold your mouth right..... and...

You just have to hold your mouth right..... and properly clamp the glass so it doesn't fall whilst you wrestle in the new X mechanism. I put one in my 92 745T in the dark with a headlamp........
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By DET17
93~95 squirter B230FT turbo donor..... begin...

93~95 squirter B230FT turbo donor..... begin searching. I wouldn't be surprised an Indy mechanic would want at least $1K for the labor. car-part.com or post in WANTED for a VA donor.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By DET17
The B5244T also comes highly recommended........

The B5244T also comes highly recommended..... 81mm bore as mentioned above. Search for posts by Johann "The Man"......
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,718
Posted By DET17
Because, "you can't fix stupid"...

Because, "you can't fix stupid" (reviews)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 80,340
Posted By DET17
What is the static compression ratio of your...

What is the static compression ratio of your inline 6 whiteblock? Do they have knock sensors? Just wondering how much boost it will tolerate and if your ECU will be able to pull timing as the boost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By DET17
Not sure about the 2 series, but the 7/9 uses a...

Not sure about the 2 series, but the 7/9 uses a double ended stud with a Hex in the middle. Fixes (German for "attaches") the AW or bellhousing to the redblock, and the aft facing stud (which could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,815
Posted By DET17
Bulb failure device (red cylinder in the LH rear...

Bulb failure device (red cylinder in the LH rear corner of the fuse block) was the root cause of my 92 745T having no brake lights. When in doubt, find the schematic for that circuit.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By DET17
FWIW, when I changed my heater core (matrix) back...

FWIW, when I changed my heater core (matrix) back around 2014, there was a full metal version available. That said, it certainly wasn't a RH drive version! I never thought that Volvo would have...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,853
Posted By DET17
A properly executed accum. Modification does not...

A properly executed accum. Modification does not inhibit function; look at the pics that various folks have documented the work with. I have a few pics in my build thread that might help you. I’ve...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,530
Posted By DET17
Yes, flip the 3 ton and buy off the shelf 6 ton...

Yes, flip the 3 ton and buy off the shelf 6 ton at WM.

Don’t waste your time and risk your life!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,186
Posted By DET17
NONHOG, have you ever done such "final finishing"...

NONHOG, have you ever done such "final finishing" body work? I'm impressed with your straightening accomplishments.... never watched anyone hammer & torch, but have heard of it from an old timer.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-17-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By DET17
Were the threads in the cast iron mani clean...

Were the threads in the cast iron mani clean before you screwed in your new studs with RED Loctite? The fuse in this system is the soft cast iron material; were your replacement studs full length...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By DET17
Downpipe supported at the bellhousing flange...

Downpipe supported at the bellhousing flange using the appropriate strap? All who cantilever their exhaust against the 4 studs at that flange will eventually loosen/break them.

As Ken said.......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By DET17
Agreed. Converter bolts just don't back out...

Agreed. Converter bolts just don't back out after holding fast ~ 30 years.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,066
Posted By DET17
FS threads.... I believe he went by 940Psycho or...

FS threads.... I believe he went by 940Psycho or similar. Search for T5 driveshaft or 7/9 driveshaft.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 51,605
Posted By DET17
Check with the "Fullbanana".... he either has a...

Check with the "Fullbanana".... he either has a T5 or a Getrag 265 behind his whiteblocked 242.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,066
Posted By DET17
Several years back I bought & sold a custom NJ...

Several years back I bought & sold a custom NJ built 2 pc. driveshaft for the T5 swap into a 7/9 chassis.

After buying the M90 kit, I sold the custom (balanced) driveshaft to ?940Psycho........
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By DET17
Can you rotate the engine at all, using the...

Can you rotate the engine at all, using the center bolt in the balancer (27mm maybe, or is it a 32mm?)

With plugs out she should spin easily unless "in a mechanical bind". If the oil still looks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By DET17
If sound increases linearly with vehicle speed,...

If sound increases linearly with vehicle speed, cause is from OUTPUT of the trans back to the driven rear end. Most likely driveshaft center bearing, but could also be trans rear bearing (long...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By DET17
I just reinstalled the lower trim, outside, on...

I just reinstalled the lower trim, outside, on both rear 92 745T windows.

One part is still available; last clip back near the 5th door (bottom) is a bastard and NLA.

That trim is quite...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,337
Posted By DET17
FWIW, there is a low mile M46 for sale with BH...

FWIW, there is a low mile M46 for sale with BH down in Texass..... parts just listed last night.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,733
Posted By DET17
Nice! Is that the same cyl. bore L6 engine that...

Nice! Is that the same cyl. bore L6 engine that LANKKU keeps building over in Finland?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By DET17
OP, if all else fails find the Volvo UK Club and...

OP, if all else fails find the Volvo UK Club and their 700/900 pages. Your ECC information and repairs to same should be found therein.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 64,796
Posted By DET17
Time away from any project provides clarity and...

Time away from any project provides clarity and needed rest! There is no shame in "standing down" for a couple months/half year. Get that time behind you..... and then you'll know exactly what to...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,733
Posted By DET17
I didn't realize the T6 could be had with an 81mm...

I didn't realize the T6 could be had with an 81mm bore.... thought only the 5 bangers offered the small bore / more boost capability. Should be an exciting inline 6! Have you fit checked already in...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,608
Posted By DET17
By all means, keep the Playboy Bunny sticker on...

By all means, keep the Playboy Bunny sticker on the rear valence! Priceless......

Goodluck, looking forward to seeing a whiteblock in that 1800ES.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By DET17
Bilstein sells a torqueing tooling which has the...

Bilstein sells a torqueing tooling which has the proper glandnut torque spec etched in the part. When I bought mine, the left coast Bilstein service center had plenty of stock of this tool (you drive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By DET17
You can run a 93-94 instrument cluster in your...

You can run a 93-94 instrument cluster in your 92. I'm doing exactly that.... only thing that must migrate is the 92 fuel gage must remain unless you upgrade the tank/sender (PITA, easier to keep...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By DET17
I've recently installed glass in a 92 745T and...

I've recently installed glass in a 92 745T and also my 92 940 sedan. Clips for the later glass trim are still available and the 92's will take up to the 95 year trim. I don't know the 88 7 series...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By DET17
With wagon springs at stock ride height (not TB...

With wagon springs at stock ride height (not TB chopped into the weeds) I'd suggest a full set of Bils HD dampers. You'll like how it feels..... got a set in the 90 745T at stock wagon ride height...
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