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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 06:27 PM
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Here's my order I have. It looks like I have one...

Here's my order I have. It looks like I have one less nut and washer, but I'm not sure if that would cause an issue.. The paper insulator is fairly old on my setup.
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
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I have an older distributor that doesn't have...

I have an older distributor that doesn't have this. The plate doesn't move and it has the mechanical advance with springs. The plate is screwed to the body with I think 3 screws.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
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Coil is getting 12V with car idling, but I...

Coil is getting 12V with car idling, but I haven't measured it while driving or reving. I'll try that tonight as well.

Not sure how to ground points. Maybe I'm missing something?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
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It feels identical to bouncing off redline. I'll...

It feels identical to bouncing off redline. I'll try and record a gopro video today after work.

That sounds similar to whats going on. Below the cutoff it drives normal and feels like it has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 02:30 AM
Replies: 21
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Original issue a month or two ago was no start...

Original issue a month or two ago was no start solved by replacing condenser. It ran great, but has now developed the rpm issue. I attempted to do another condenser today but rpm stumble issue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 21
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15w50. I tried atf and it ran like ****. I...

15w50. I tried atf and it ran like ****.

I do not know which needles, is there an identification guide?

Fuel flow is good. The filter it's nearly filled to the brim and if I pop off the bowl...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 21
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Shaft is lubed. It seems odd that both of my...

Shaft is lubed. It seems odd that both of my distributers do this. About a year ago they were fine and I've maybe put 100 miles on the car this past year.

When I went through the distributer I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 21
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Cap bremi Condenser Bosch Coil Bosch Plugs...

Cap bremi
Condenser Bosch
Coil Bosch
Plugs ngk
Points beru (from ipd)
Wires denso
Rotor bosch

Happens every time, always around same rpm. I have a spare distributor body and tried that with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,087
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B18 High RPM stumble

1968 142S B18 w/ SUs, points, M41

At about 3k or so in neutral and all gears there is a stumble, almost like a backfire but it's there no popping. The best way I can describe it is it feels like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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It was a Bosch part per IPD. No part # listed on...

It was a Bosch part per IPD. No part # listed on it though.
https://www.ipdusa.com/products/6591/100227-distributor-condensor

Glad it's finally figured out though. Took it for a drive and it revs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 51
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It was the ****ing brand new condenser even...

It was the ****ing brand new condenser even though it passed the multi meter test.

After mucking with dwell and points again I was looking through a box and found the old condenser I pulled when I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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that actually makes a lot of sense. I'll check it...

that actually makes a lot of sense. I'll check it out tomorrow!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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Pulled the distributor and I was off on the...

Pulled the distributor and I was off on the order, it's close to your description. The red circle thing is the bit of plastic im using to keep the screw centered in the house.
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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Let me pull the distributor and re-fit...

Let me pull the distributor and re-fit everything. It sounds like I'm missing some washers in there, so I'll round some up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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Ive taken apart the distributor to make sure...

Ive taken apart the distributor to make sure everything has a good ground and the screw is centered through the body. The paper is still intact, but old. I used a piece of plastic/o ring to make sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 51
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Yea, I had to buy it separate. ...

Yea, I had to buy it separate.

https://www.ipdusa.com/products/6591/100227-distributor-condensor

P.S. just tested spark from coil to coil wire and its strong, but a yellowish color.

Also I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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Replaced the ghetto coil with the blue Bosch...

Replaced the ghetto coil with the blue Bosch coil. Read 12V on (+) with ignition on and connected, so that's a step above the **** coil. Fired up but idled like ****. Re-adjusted carbs again because...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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The springs are intact and pull back on the...

The springs are intact and pull back on the advancer plates when you move them with a screw driver.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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I figured I should also mention while it's idling...

I figured I should also mention while it's idling at the 1100-1200 that the timing gear pulley reads well above 30 degrees. If I lower it to 30 it will die. Previously I was able to get it to idle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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So here's my notes. It took 10 minutes of...

So here's my notes. It took 10 minutes of cranking again but it finally started and idled like ****.

Plug Wire Resistances
Cyl#1 8.8
Cyl#2 14.7
Cyl#3 7.1
Cyl#4 6.75
Coil Wire 10.7

Both of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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I've gone though just about everything in the...

I've gone though just about everything in the carbs multiple times (minus changing the jets). I've verified the chokes aren't stuck in the down position while it runs. Floats are new along with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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I'll check the plug wires tonight. They are Denso...

I'll check the plug wires tonight. They are Denso brand that are closed to two years.

Thanks for the suggestions!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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yea, it keeps running if I give it a quick rev...

yea, it keeps running if I give it a quick rev every so often.

Haven't checked spark color or strength yet. The plugs are generally black no matter how much I lean it out.

With the timing light...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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It probably is. I'll verify when I get home...

It probably is. I'll verify when I get home tonight.

Here's the coil: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00809W952/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

At the time I bought it off Amazon...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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The car acts the same with the resistor removed.

The car acts the same with the resistor removed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 10:48 PM
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As of right now the (+) side comes off the loom...

As of right now the (+) side comes off the loom and plugs directly into the coil. The (-) on the coil goes to the resistor and then to the points/condenser.

I just checked my coik and it says no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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I've tried it with the resistor and without, acts...

I've tried it with the resistor and without, acts the same. Is there a way to test the resistor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,318
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Sunroof drains in the front near the door...

Sunroof drains in the front near the door hinge/light switch in the door jam. It goes down the A pillar then down behind the kick panel area and out the jam. Make sure that tube hasn't been pushed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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Got the pulley back on there and with everything...

Got the pulley back on there and with everything lined up it did in fact show 0 degrees, so it must have slipped off the guide.

Put everything back together and after 10 minutes of cranking it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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Cool, thank you for the help! Waiting on the new...

Cool, thank you for the help! Waiting on the new timing cover felt seal then I'll reassemble and have at it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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Awesome, I appreciate the info. Should I rotate...

Awesome, I appreciate the info. Should I rotate the distributor so it's pointing at cyl #4 with the timing marks aligned?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,303
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B18 Timing help

Bought this car 2 years ago and it's never really ran right. I've gotten it driving, but it was never really happy at the top end. I need someone to verify my cam/crank gears were installed correctly...
Forum: events 03-04-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 45,193
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Trying to get the 142 road worthy again for...

Trying to get the 142 road worthy again for Davis. It'll have a for sale sign on it this time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,863
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Finally found a gasket/o-ring that works for the...

Finally found a gasket/o-ring that works for the blower motor assembly that seals with the body of the car for the HVAC outside intake/cowl. I couldn't find these available anywhere, but the o-ring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,863
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I ended up setting the fan face up and soaking...

I ended up setting the fan face up and soaking the bottom bearing in oil for 2 days. Tested it with the 2 speed switch and it works great now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,863
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I would like to properly clean and lube the...

I would like to properly clean and lube the bearings. I popped off the bottom cover and it's pretty grimey in there. Don't want to assembly everything and have it crap out on me in a few months.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,863
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It spins when given 12V after lubing the bottom...

It spins when given 12V after lubing the bottom bearing. Can't get to the top bearing without removing the fan. Any pointers on removing the fan without breaking it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,863
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Lubed it up and it spins like a boss now. I'm...

Lubed it up and it spins like a boss now. I'm afraid to pull the plastic fan from the motor, it might break. Any tips on removing it without breaking anything?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,863
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Volvo 140 Blower Motor

Trying to get the 140 (1968) ready for colder weather driving, so first step is getting a working blower motor.

Pulled the assembly and the motor will rock gently if given 12V. Doesn't spin too...
Forum: events 04-29-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 163,863
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Has anyone died yet?

Has anyone died yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,424
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Cool, better results with that one. Grey...

Cool, better results with that one.

Grey wired grounded, key off, engine cold 00.00
Same test, key on position II .014
Same test, engine running and warmed up (started it, revved it at 2k for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,424
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This is the grey wire coming off #7 temp sensor...

This is the grey wire coming off #7 temp sensor right? I can sneeze a spade splitter on that guy with a wire to read results. I'll report back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,424
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I'm not the best with a multimeter, but here's my...

I'm not the best with a multimeter, but here's my results. I tested the green wire at the 8 pin connector on the firewall directly above the intake manifold.

Grounding #7 (green wire) to battery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,424
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Still waiting on parts. I know #4 works as...

Still waiting on parts.

I know #4 works as i've seen it spray during starting and the car starts quick. Can't check #2 until the car is on the road.

I will check #7 tonight.

I see #6 is for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,424
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Well, I tried spraying carb cleaner in a vacuum...

Well, I tried spraying carb cleaner in a vacuum port to see how long I could keep it alive. Did this for about a minute and a half and it was still running (roughly). Stopped spraying the carb...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,424
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Yea, it stops flashing. This morning I...

Yea, it stops flashing.

This morning I started it up and it ran rough for a few seconds, straightened out and idled normally for about 30 seconds total then died.

Started it back up and it ran...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,424
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Little less than half a tank. Installed a...

Little less than half a tank.

Installed a new inline pump and now my injectors flow when I pull up on the air flap, tested spraying into plastic bottles and the spray pattern looked good. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,424
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Awesome, thank you!

Awesome, thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,424
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Any recommendations on a tester? I was going to...

Any recommendations on a tester? I was going to follow the one posted here: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=289775

However, I cannot find 8mm and 10mm banjo fittings locally or even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,424
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Thanks for the diagram, I was looking for one of...

Thanks for the diagram, I was looking for one of those!

It checks out.

Other than insignificant pressure in the fuel system, is there anything else that could prevent the injectors from...
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