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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 12:26 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Holy crap, that is impressive. I have also...

Holy crap, that is impressive.

I have also seen a redblock HG fail in the same manner, slight bend on #4. It would come and go, sometimes it would misfire, sometimes not. Usually once the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,283
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
All we get here is skinny rod b230fs:( ...

All we get here is skinny rod b230fs:(

Occasionally big rod motors and occasional big rod turbo motors. But rare.

Come to think of it, I should probably pull a few of those..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,283
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Idk anything about that. I just said 2.1 cus the...

Idk anything about that. I just said 2.1 cus the b21f is apparently very very stout, as is the b21ft. And 7.5:1 compression likes all the bewsts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,283
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
But the 2.1 is better:uh:

But the 2.1 is better:uh:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I guess that could help break things loose:lol:...

I guess that could help break things loose:lol: never thought about that. Just gotta get them all out once done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Yes. Use diesel fuel. I have done probably 4-5...

Yes. Use diesel fuel. I have done probably 4-5 this way with 0 issues and no leaks. Oh, and it only costs about $0.50 each time:nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 477
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I can't recall, but isn't there a hex portion you...

I can't recall, but isn't there a hex portion you can hold on to so the banjo bolt doesn't spin and snap that fuel line, or is it perfectly round? Perhaps some decent pliers could grip it..

FWIW,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Do the OE ones ever separate? I have never...

Do the OE ones ever separate? I have never replaced an oil separator box on any volvos. I just clean the crap out of them with diesel fuel repeatedly until the diesel comes out clean and I can't hear...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
No

No
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,283
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Itís not 1967 anymore. The 4.8 is a fantastic...

Itís not 1967 anymore. The 4.8 is a fantastic engine and holds boost great.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
It’s was a friend of a friends dads car. Said it...

It’s was a friend of a friends dads car. Said it was the original engine. I have seen them both ways here at the junkyards in Missouri.

Like you said, Volvo did some weird ****.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
My buddyís 93 940 Regina has a head mounted...

My buddyís 93 940 Regina has a head mounted distributor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 646
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
But if it leaked enough to be that low, donít you...

But if it leaked enough to be that low, donít you think the refrigerant couldíve been displaced by atmospheric pressure?

Just sayin, I had a Toyota pick up that was 'low' on refrigerant. I topped...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
+1. They are $14 shipped on amazon. Canít hurt. ...

+1. They are $14 shipped on amazon. Canít hurt.

And Regina uses the same CPS as lh2.4 so no worries.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,283
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Why not the 4.8?

Why not the 4.8?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 646
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
There ya go! You should replace the RD...

There ya go!

You should replace the RD before it explodes and destroys your entire AC system.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 646
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
.........yes. There’s a lot of ways to fix this....

.........yes. There’s a lot of ways to fix this. There’s also a lot of reasons as to why it would not turn on. That’s what you need to diagnose before throwing a new compressor on there.

You can...
Forum: website & board 03-11-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Keep both so when one inevitably breaks down, you...

Keep both so when one inevitably breaks down, you have a second one that can also break down (but at a later point). Thats why I own 3 ish.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 646
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Try properly evacuating and recharging the...

Try properly evacuating and recharging the system, but replace the receiver drier first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Is this only dependent upon year? I have seen...

Is this only dependent upon year? I have seen timing belts ride in different locations on the cam gear before and was wondering whuy. (Crank washers installed properly).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,699
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Another thing, did you have the head resurfaced...

Another thing, did you have the head resurfaced (or at least check it for flatness), and did you clean up the block really well? Also never trust the stock gauge. It reads the same dead center from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,699
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
You should pressure check your cooling system,...

You should pressure check your cooling system, and make sure thereís no air in your system. Turn the heat on and go for a nice drive. Is your coolant mixture correct? Cap holding pressure properly? I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,283
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
951 ecus, and turbo ecu/ezk. I’ve found like 3...

951 ecus, and turbo ecu/ezk. I’ve found like 3 951 ecus. Even pulled one out of an 89 740.

Also fuel pump relays, got about 5-7 OE Volvo spares somewhere in my garage. And various bulbs for marker...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,699
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Is the hose leaking or is it leaking from where...

Is the hose leaking or is it leaking from where the flange actually connects to the bottom of the turbo? I used nice oil resistant rubber 10an for the drain. It was a very tight fit almost like push...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,699
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I've used these on a few cars and never had a...

I've used these on a few cars and never had a problem.
https://image.dhgate.com/0x0s/f2-albu-g5-M01-81-1D-rBVaI1jiD7aAYigeAAERlOGrxj0499.jpg/tansky-turbo-oil-drain-pipe-kit-for-mitsubishil.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I must be lucky having never snapped a manifold...

I must be lucky having never snapped a manifold stud on any redblock cars, all in the rust belt. I’ve even blipped off a 290k mile manifold with my impact and no penetrant..none broke. You probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Different expansion rates and thousands of heat...

Different expansion rates and thousands of heat cycles. Just like head gaskets wear out too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,730
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Did the gauge read normal or warm when you got...

Did the gauge read normal or warm when you got your 180F readings?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Did you check/replace the rubber fuel line inside...

Did you check/replace the rubber fuel line inside the tank? That causes issue below x amount of fuel. Also, voltage=/=current. Pumps can be receiving 12v but insufficient current. Voltage drop is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
The in tank pump is easy to replace too. Are you...

The in tank pump is easy to replace too. Are you positive that yours works well? As per cleanflamretraps site, I installed an airtex E8778 over a couple of years ago and all is well. My OE Bosch pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
That may be the case, but if dimensions are the...

That may be the case, but if dimensions are the same, I wouldnít worry. The NA pump flows plenty enough for most peopleís applications.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
$100 to iPd + $12 shipping probably, then another...

$100 to iPd + $12 shipping probably, then another week-2weeks to get it to MO....Rock auto FTW. Don’t forget your 5% off coupon that is ALWAYS available to anyone.

Edit: $82.84 shipped to your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
About $16 cheaper. Are they any good? The hookups...

About $16 cheaper. Are they any good? The hookups look different to me. Iíd persosnlly pay the extra $16 for a new Bosch if itís a car you care about.

Or get a shiny known good pump from the JY....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 138,655
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Was that glowing manifold from a burnout, highway...

Was that glowing manifold from a burnout, highway pull, or what? Looks awesome. I’ve never seen mine glow, but I’ve never really looked.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-24-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I can’t answer most of your questions, but my...

I can’t answer most of your questions, but my ignorant advice would be to opt for the F pistons (or something of the like) with the higher compression for a street car. It will respond much better...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
are you sure it’s overheating? Have you verified...

are you sure it’s overheating? Have you verified temps with IR thermometer? Year, make, model?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Sweet. In my opinion that makes it easier for...

Sweet. In my opinion that makes it easier for boost, but others have had good look boosting Regina too. That may be in the future for my buddyís 945 NA Regina car. Locking diff and aw71l, itís like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,730
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Just out of curiosity, what’s your altitude?

Just out of curiosity, what’s your altitude?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,730
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
What radiator sensor? The stock one in the end...

What radiator sensor? The stock one in the end tanks is an overheat switch that the contacts close at about 230F on. Way too hot IMO. That's what the stupid regina cars use.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,730
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I just took my 93 245 on the highway for 10-15...

I just took my 93 245 on the highway for 10-15 minutes. Pulled off the highway and immediately took these readings. 36F here. It has an aluminum rad w/ plastic end tanks. Volvo brand I think. Toyota...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,730
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Not necessarily. Could be though..What you just...

Not necessarily. Could be though..What you just described was a functioning radiator. The coolant temp will drop as it passes through the core. The hottest point of the rad will be when that coolant...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Dammit, lummert. First post updated. Seems...

Dammit, lummert. First post updated.

Seems like some websites info was inaccurate being that they claim the FCV-001 would’ve been put on the turbo and 16v models, and the FCV-002 would be on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,699
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
I wish everyone would stop using RTV on b230...

I wish everyone would stop using RTV on b230 water pumps. It's not needed! It can help hold things in place, but I've never had an issue with that personally.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Aisin fan clutch differences

In regards to 2/7/9 cars with the plastic fan blades, I'm wondering what the differences are between the FCV-001, FCV-002, FCV-003, FCV-004, FCV-005 and FCV-006. Seems that the 006 is for the D24...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-20-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Keep in mind the 940 might be Regina which can...

Keep in mind the 940 might be Regina which can make things a bit different.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
AFAIK, none of the engines OP is talking about...

AFAIK, none of the engines OP is talking about are from 1989:) I was simply stating that "it’s not the 80s-90s anymore", so there’s no need to use 8.7:1 compression engines to run boost. We have GOOD...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,730
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
:nod: Driving habits can play a big part...

:nod:

Driving habits can play a big part too. Extended driving in boost can attribute to overheating but that is much less common. Also, being mistimed can cause you to have to push the gas harder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,730
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Retarded ignition timing would be more likely to...

Retarded ignition timing would be more likely to cause an overheat situation, but I donít think that is OPs issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,730
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
Something else less likely to consider, is the...

Something else less likely to consider, is the engine mechanically timed properly? I’ve bought a 940 one time that was one tooth off (can’t remember if it was advanced or retarded), and under load...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By iHateVolvoPeople
+1, but use OE Volvo seals! Don't...

+1, but use OE Volvo seals!




Don't rebuild anything, you will likely cause more harm than good. 109k on a well maintained NA motor is practically brand new. And it's not 1989 anymore, 9.8:1...
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