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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2017, 02:57 AM
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Posted By jamesinc
All the docs have been hosted for months, they're...

All the docs have been hosted for months, they're just not generally available to people outside of the archiving project, and they won't be until we finish marking them up. You're welcome to help,...
Forum: article composition 09-27-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 42,321
Posted By jamesinc
Yeah it's for persisting codes from the EZK. Not...

Yeah it's for persisting codes from the EZK. Not connecting it is just asking to make your life difficult when you're troubleshooting running conditions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,311
Posted By jamesinc
The work to tag all the files has stalled as...

The work to tag all the files has stalled as everyone seems to have either lost interest or is just busy. I myself have no time at the moment as I'm organising a meet here in Australia. That's a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By jamesinc
That is exactly what I needed! I'm actually...

That is exactly what I needed!

I'm actually in the process of building a new greenbook archive after K-Jet.org went down, if you want to send me a copy of the PDF I can add it to the collection. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By jamesinc
Looking for a pinout of the 1991- 240 cruise control module

I can't seem to find this on any of the wiring diagrams I've come across online. I'm retrofitting a cruise module from a 1991 US-spec 240. I don't have the corresponding 8-pin connector on my main...
Forum: article composition 08-27-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 42,321
Posted By jamesinc
You have the plug right? What pin numbers are...

You have the plug right? What pin numbers are each of those wires going to?
Forum: article composition 07-31-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 42,321
Posted By jamesinc
You can get around the Photobucket issue. The...

You can get around the Photobucket issue. The best is to install a Chrome plugin called "photobucket embed fix", but if you don't want to or can't run Chrome, just right-click on the photo and click...
Forum: showroom 07-04-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 9,200
Views: 2,481,097
Posted By jamesinc
Imgur is really good, though you should always...

Imgur is really good, though you should always assume the worst. Though back in the day I paid for an Imgur account and they actually axed paid accounts and made everything free a few years back.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,311
Posted By jamesinc
ropo, I just had a look, I think we have...

ropo, I just had a look, I think we have everything in that list.

I should post an update. We're still organising the files. I've got three volunteers helping out, if anyone else wants to have a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,311
Posted By jamesinc
If you can scan it, I will definitely add it to...

If you can scan it, I will definitely add it to the archive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,311
Posted By jamesinc
Okay to clarify, that is what we're doing, and...

Okay to clarify, that is what we're doing, and the end result will either be exactly that or that + searching. But either way we have to actually create all those labels because right now we have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,311
Posted By jamesinc
So where we're at is that it's hosted, but we're...

So where we're at is that it's hosted, but we're still organising the data. Scraping the document IDs automatically is difficult as they move around inside the documents, they are not terribly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,311
Posted By jamesinc
Yeah, I can make them available pretty soon as a...

Yeah, I can make them available pretty soon as a flat archive of downloads. We have been trying to make the entire collection fully searchable, but I think the computing power required to do that is...
Forum: showroom 05-02-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9,200
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Posted By jamesinc
Fixed (added "h" to the end of the image file to...

Fixed (added "h" to the end of the image file to make it smaller)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,311
Posted By jamesinc
Happy to include whatever you can provide. I've...

Happy to include whatever you can provide. I've got about 700 documents at the moment, or 9.6GB of data. That's after de-duplicating everything. We're just working out the details of hosting and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,311
Posted By jamesinc
I'll PM you

I'll PM you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,311
Posted By jamesinc
I've received 5.2GB of technical documentation so...

I've received 5.2GB of technical documentation so far, along with a heap of vintage Volvo print ads, keep it coming!

Edit: don't worry about possibly submitting the same docs as someone else, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,311
Posted By jamesinc
Hi everyone, A Bruce here. I run...

Hi everyone,

A Bruce here. I run ozvolvo.org, the Australian Volvo forums. I'm going to re-host everything I can get hold of under an archive project off the back of Oz Volvo (free for all, in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By jamesinc
Question '81 244 - normal for AC to not have a pressure switch?

Trying to work out if the AC on this 244 has been tinkered with one too many times. The dryer doesn't have a pressure switch on it, and neither does the new one I got from FCP. I haven't seen a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By jamesinc
Oh I misread that, I thought it went away. You...

Oh I misread that, I thought it went away. You could have a warped flex plate then, though mounts are a possibility too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By jamesinc
Output shaft bushing in the gearbox.

Output shaft bushing in the gearbox.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2016, 02:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,263
Posted By jamesinc
So you're assuring us the rest of the system is...

So you're assuring us the rest of the system is fine, and if you've just replaced the turbo and left everything else alone, then there is some merit to that assertion. My best guesses are either:
...
Forum: showroom 05-26-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9,200
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Posted By jamesinc
TravZilla that colour scheme is great.

TravZilla that colour scheme is great.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By jamesinc
Those plastic parts aren't so bad. The interior...

Those plastic parts aren't so bad. The interior trim plastics are way worse. You have to keep in mind these are all service items and for many of them you're getting 20+ years of life out of them. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By jamesinc
Hey, so 1. I prefer to seat the new seals...

Hey, so

1. I prefer to seat the new seals with the cover plate off, simply because it is much easier to do it on the workbench than in situ, and I think the risk of damaging the seal is negligible...
Forum: showroom 04-06-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,345
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Posted By jamesinc
Just get the photo above and make some...

Just get the photo above and make some measurements on your car and make a template for an upholsterer to follow. Looks like a pretty simple piece of kit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2016, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By jamesinc
Possibly the u-joints in the driveshaft, the...

Possibly the u-joints in the driveshaft, the centre support bearing, or the output shaft bushing in the gearbox. It's easy enough to get under there and check. If there's lots of play at the flange...
Forum: showroom 08-26-2015, 11:14 PM
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Posted By jamesinc
What is that top cluster from?

What is that top cluster from?
Forum: showroom 06-17-2015, 09:13 PM
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Posted By jamesinc
Are you going to a rave?

Are you going to a rave?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By jamesinc
Apparently you can't use the bracket from a B230,...

Apparently you can't use the bracket from a B230, because the harmonic balancer on a B23 is different, so the belts won't line up correctly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By jamesinc
He has brackets from a B230, but I'd have to swap...

He has brackets from a B230, but I'd have to swap out the York for a screw-type compressor. If I have to go that route I will, but I guess I'm a stickler for originality.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By jamesinc
Ah, my '77 244 has a steel bracket. Is this what...

Ah, my '77 244 has a steel bracket. Is this what you are referring to? (NB: this is not the 244 I'm trying to add power steering to)

https://i.imgur.com/DZXFG83l.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By jamesinc
Question What brackets were used with both a York A/C compressor and early-style PS pump?

I'm having a hard time working this out.

A popular mod is to delete A/C and get the very desirable "a/c delete" power steering bracket. I actually want to do the reverse. I have a York compressor...
Forum: showroom 12-17-2014, 10:18 PM
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Posted By jamesinc
https://i.imgur.com/MvwfCXAl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/MvwfCXAl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/eP0QquSl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 776
Views: 131,967
Posted By jamesinc
If you want headlights like that, post in the...

If you want headlights like that, post in the wanted section on Oz Volvo (http://ozvolvo.org). They are super easy to get hold of here, but shipping is like $60.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,392
Posted By jamesinc
Are you painting with acrylic or urethane?

Are you painting with acrylic or urethane?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By jamesinc
Cheers - if I can get that trim out of the way...

Cheers - if I can get that trim out of the way I'm sure I can get the glass out, however it's held in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By jamesinc
'98 V70 - removing rear quarter trim and glass

Hi,

Has anyone here removed the rear quarter panel glass from a P80 V70? If so, I'm mostly curious on how to remove the trim from the outside. How is the glass kept in place? Does it use a butyl...
Forum: showroom 08-26-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,210
Posted By jamesinc
http://i.imgur.com/kD86HVzl.jpg This 244 is...

http://i.imgur.com/kD86HVzl.jpg

This 244 is still in progress but I popped a Gemini on it anyway to see
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By jamesinc
It's a really cute little crank shaft and...

It's a really cute little crank shaft and adorable tiny pistons
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By jamesinc
Okay I think that's where the confusion was. I...

Okay I think that's where the confusion was. I think I need 14 oz of ester oil for the compressor crankcase, and then however much oil for the A/C system.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By jamesinc
Okay so looking at the rebuild manual for the...

Okay so looking at the rebuild manual for the compressor, it looks like it needs 14 ounces poured into the filler plug on the compressor.

This is when using it with R134a. For R12 systems, it only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By jamesinc
Also it says it in the thread title, but this is...

Also it says it in the thread title, but this is for a 240, specifically a 1977 244DL.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By jamesinc
There is a bolt in the hinge that you can slacken...

There is a bolt in the hinge that you can slacken to adjust the hood height up/down.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By jamesinc
Adjusting panel gaps around bonnet (hood)

Hey everyone,

I am trying to get all the panel clearances around the engine bay of my 244 right. The problem I'm having is that the driver's quarter panel is correct at the rear but too wide at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By jamesinc
Windscreen bead! I have a roll of that lying...

Windscreen bead! I have a roll of that lying around somewhere.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By jamesinc
Replacing evaporator core - what is the black adhesive stuff?

Hey everyone,

I am replacing a leaky out evap core in the A/C of a 244 with a good used one. I'm also replacing the rest of the system so it'll all be clean with good seals etc. Anyway the old...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By jamesinc
Very possible. It seems like a high number to me...

Very possible. It seems like a high number to me too, but I've never filled a system from empty before so I'm not sure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By jamesinc
Question 244 with York 210 compressor - how much oil for dry system?

I've rebuilt the A/C on an old 244 I'm restoring. It has a York 210 compressor. I have 100% stripped this system bare. The compressor has been rebuilt, the dryer is new, the lines are new, the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,392
Posted By jamesinc
Subscribed. You'd better go through with it...

Subscribed. You'd better go through with it though or I will be Internet furious.
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