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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 02:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,764
Posted By TestPoint
Cut and welded the '71 164 restoration quarter...

Cut and welded the '71 164 restoration quarter panel. This looks like a lot more fun.

I think that this car deserves at least the Ford V8 upgrade, maybe the LSx version.

At least a turbo Volvo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By TestPoint
The anodizing finish on the aluminum is extremely...

The anodizing finish on the aluminum is extremely hard and will take some very heavy buffing without damage. I used Turtle Wax automotive paint rubbing compound on a DA foam pad with pretty good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By TestPoint
Who knows but I suspect the design life of the...

Who knows but I suspect the design life of the rubber hoses is something less than 30 years.

I have had them separate internally and not operate the calipers nor be able to be bled.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 432
Posted By TestPoint
Please tell us that you flushed the tank and...

Please tell us that you flushed the tank and verified that there was not rust present.

My car sat for 19 years and rust destroyed:
tank
lift pump
pressure pump
fuel distributor
control...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 119,863
Posted By TestPoint
Considered that. It does not appear that the...

Considered that. It does not appear that the fork is small enough to go through the shift bezel.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 119,863
Posted By TestPoint
I will check tomorrow or probably a couple days...

I will check tomorrow or probably a couple days from now since it is going to be 22 in the garage in the morning.

Yes, #2 is the firmly attached shaft. 13 or 13a is the reverse detent plunger...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 119,863
Posted By TestPoint
Typo. It is indeed #25. The spring and...

Typo. It is indeed #25. The spring and retaining ring are out.

The issue is that the lower half of the knob will not separate from the shaft and there does not appear to be anything retaining...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By TestPoint
The soft copper is the whole point of using such...

The soft copper is the whole point of using such a washer to seal. When they become hard from loosening and tightening repeatedly they loose their sealing capability and have to be annealed back to...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 119,863
Posted By TestPoint
It is part #27, the lower half of the knob that...

It is part #27, the lower half of the knob that will not separate from #13 or #13A, the shaft.

The other parts came off easy enough.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 119,863
Posted By TestPoint
I have tried to yank it off. That didn't...

I have tried to yank it off.

That didn't work. Guess I need some assistance.

Tried lubrication, that didn't help.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By TestPoint
The point is that the OP wanted to do it himself....

The point is that the OP wanted to do it himself. I can understand that.

Buy a rack from a JY and have fun rebuilding it. I looked up a parts kit price some time ago and it was not very...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By TestPoint
May I assume that you have made a couple efforts...

May I assume that you have made a couple efforts at bleeding the air out of the system? I would certainly do that two or more times before starting over with a new, unknown, booster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By TestPoint
I went through that same personal decision. ...

I went through that same personal decision. Reading the Greenbook rebuild section did not indicate anything that couldn't be done by us hobby folks but the thing that swung me to a pro rebuild is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,193
Posted By TestPoint
Thanks for the note but I think I will stick with...

Thanks for the note but I think I will stick with the auto box.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By TestPoint
Thanks for keeping another 140 on the road, I had...

Thanks for keeping another 140 on the road, I had several and loved them. They were not well rustproofed so use as a fair weather car will keep it running much longer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By TestPoint
Now change the bulb to a LED.

Now change the bulb to a LED.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 119,863
Posted By TestPoint
I have long dreamed of putting a 4 speed AW70/71...

I have long dreamed of putting a 4 speed AW70/71 in this thing and 77volvo245 came through with a PRV bell housing this week. Now to rebuild the AW70 that has been in the garage for several years. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,193
Posted By TestPoint
It is a dark and stormy night . . . and the...

It is a dark and stormy night . . . and the Alabama - Georgia SEC Championship Game is a real nail biter. I went to Alabama . . . with Joe Namath. That was some time ago.

. . . but I got the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By TestPoint
Pretty sure since I have built two drive shafts...

Pretty sure since I have built two drive shafts for the V8 Volvo.

http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy4/tporterellijaycom/102Driveshaftdiameters.jpg

1210 1310 1330
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By TestPoint
While there are many U-joint sizes there are only...

While there are many U-joint sizes there are only 3 that are common to automotive drive line applications, 1210, 1310 and 1330. All are available at your local auto parts stores in any brand you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By TestPoint
Most likely you didn't blow up anything. Clean...

Most likely you didn't blow up anything. Clean up the mess and see what doesn't work.

The short to ground just dropped the voltage to the entire system. Solid state item like the ECM would most...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,270
Posted By TestPoint
The crankshaft to crank pulley slipping will not...

The crankshaft to crank pulley slipping will not supply power to drive the alternator . . . and Power Steering pump. That would have no affect on a jump start crank of the engine.

Battery voltage...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By TestPoint
Volvo CAM steering Rack pressure adjustment

https://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy4/tporterellijaycom/Volvo20CAM20rack20pressure20adjustment.jpg

See how easy that is. Moving one tab is easy, finding the right one is hard. Bending the tabs...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,764
Posted By TestPoint
Haven't seen this! Not again! But the Ford...

Haven't seen this!

Not again! But the Ford 302 is a very strong engine for this car and you know all the solutions now. I'm still impressed with mine.

Subscribed.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 119,863
Posted By TestPoint
Shoulder surgeon says not bad enough to operate. ...

Shoulder surgeon says not bad enough to operate. Wait a year and stem cell treatment may be available.

A little limited . . . no chain saw work. In an effort to get around that pulling the rope...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By TestPoint
No video but I have the GreenBook pages. May be...

No video but I have the GreenBook pages. May be Friday before I can get them posted due to Thanksgiving visitors. If you read my earlier link it gives the basics. Take the cover off, loosen the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By TestPoint
. . . and the answer is . . . .

The wipe B+ is only applied when wash is called for . . . but the park power is available at all times.

Note that the wiper motor has two battery leads plus a ground. The incorrectly operating...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By TestPoint
I read that as permanent ground and switched B+. ...

I read that as permanent ground and switched B+. Something between the ignition switch and the motor is turning on power.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By TestPoint
Most will open, the one I wanted would not. ...

Most will open, the one I wanted would not.

Try another.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By TestPoint
Never had headlight wipers but have repaired the...

Never had headlight wipers but have repaired the 'park' position in the hatch wiper in a 245.

First question is how is the motor getting power when it is driven off the same supply as the washer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By TestPoint
Really the only adjustment is the alignment. ...

Really the only adjustment is the alignment.

My first job, lo those many years ago, was in a small service station/repair shop. We aligned cars by putting masking tape on the tires and marking it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By TestPoint
Any national chain AP store can have the correct...

Any national chain AP store can have the correct rack in house in 24 hours. I bought one from Advance Auto Parts which provided, I believe, a Detroit Axle rebuilt. Ask O'Rilley, AutoZone and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By TestPoint
A little hard to come by.

A little hard to come by.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By TestPoint
Any core you buy is going to be a rebuilt unit...

Any core you buy is going to be a rebuilt unit which are available for a lot less than the FCPeuro link. Shop around. Your Marvel rebuild link is easily found for $100+ less. Some come with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By TestPoint
You have a NASCAR rack! Especially built for...

You have a NASCAR rack! Especially built for oval track racing.

An original CAM rack in my '82 did that. I discovered that that particular model of rack was adjustable L-R but I was never able...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By TestPoint
What specifically are you looking for?

What specifically are you looking for?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,260
Posted By TestPoint
Memories of Volvo 100 series

I had a number of 100 series Volvo's as daily drivers when they were at least only a few years old but my favorite was a '71 164 restored, or at least freshened up a number of years later.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By TestPoint
I pried the channel open as required, where...

I pried the channel open as required, where required and only as much as required.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By TestPoint
Were you able to get all the old scraper junk out...

Were you able to get all the old scraper junk out of the channel?

Mine came out in very hard pieces and required digging out the last with picks and small screwdrivers. Once clean, spread the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By TestPoint
I have had this problem in the past that was...

I have had this problem in the past that was resolved with a input shaft seal. Currently have the same problem on a different car and suspect the same problem as the bottom of the bell housing is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By TestPoint
Yes, but . . . if you didn't deface the...

Yes, but . . .

if you didn't deface the machined hub surface enough to put pressure on the outer race it is not a big deal. If you do have a standing bit of steel make it go away.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,260
Posted By TestPoint
Had a '71 and '73 and loved them. That was...

Had a '71 and '73 and loved them. That was nearly 50 years ago and things have changed. Unless you are thinking of lovingly restoring it get a Kia for transportation.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By TestPoint
Volvo didn't think so. The rubber is a little...

Volvo didn't think so. The rubber is a little smaller than the door which makes it want to stay in place with the stretch factor.

If the channel is not rusty it should hold just fine without...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By TestPoint
Consider LED's

Consider LED's
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 751
Posted By TestPoint
It is the one that holds the plate on, not the...

It is the one that holds the plate on, not the actual locking pin. I never noticed it missing from original purchase as there has never been a reason to touch it.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 751
Posted By TestPoint
The problem with chasing these little issues one...

The problem with chasing these little issues one at a time as I have been going about it is the shipping cost. I potentially could have bought the $10 bushing for $6 from iPd and then spent $9 on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 751
Posted By TestPoint
The problem I have with the fine detail of trying...

The problem I have with the fine detail of trying to finish off the project is that everyone has everything in their on-line catalog but when you place an order it is not available.

I just ordered...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 751
Posted By TestPoint
Got the top and button off long ago but never...

Got the top and button off long ago but never been able to get the lower half of the knob off. It is very firmly attached but I cannot see anything locking it on. There is a You Tube video of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 751
Posted By TestPoint
The linked knob removal YouTube used a hammer to...

The linked knob removal YouTube used a hammer to drive the soft rubber top off. Mine is hard black plastic and is not likely to enjoy that method of removal.

Is there anything holding it on other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 751
Posted By TestPoint
What about removing the plastic bottom half of...

What about removing the plastic bottom half of the shift knob from the metal shaft?
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