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Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 176
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Posted By Hacksaw116
Looking good bro! I logged in just to see how...

Looking good bro! I logged in just to see how you were doing :) I have always been gentle on ring seals, don't want to damage them... A giant socket works as well as abs coupler but the ABS has...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
Progress is looking good! Cleaning is part of...

Progress is looking good! Cleaning is part of the process, It's much nicer to work with clean parts than parts coated in oil and dirt. Less crap to fall in your eyes when you are under it too.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
When I serviced the PCV on my 940 I forgot to...

When I serviced the PCV on my 940 I forgot to tighten that damn alternator nut. I drove it to the gas station and the nut vibrated off and the wire became disconnected. I drove there fine on...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
Timing belt and water pump are good to do at the...

Timing belt and water pump are good to do at the same time since most of the hardware removal is shared.

When you install the new water pump though, make sure that upper rubber gasket where the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
Huzzah!

Huzzah!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,761
Posted By Hacksaw116
I think volvo used m5x0.8 and IIRC BMW used m6x1....

I think volvo used m5x0.8 and IIRC BMW used m6x1. Not sure, I could be wrong.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,395
Posted By Hacksaw116
Wheel bearing replacement. Tooling required?

I am replacing the wheel bearings on my 1995 945TI and I was surprised the bearings and hubs are integrated (and the price!). I remember just getting tapered bearings for my 1987 760 in the fronts,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,761
Posted By Hacksaw116
1993+ IIRC came with volvo squirters from the...

1993+ IIRC came with volvo squirters from the factory.

https://www.brickboard.com/RWD/volvo/1571805/220/240/260/280/b230f_engine_oil_squirters_years.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,761
Posted By Hacksaw116
There is a BMW part that fits if you drill and...

There is a BMW part that fits if you drill and tap the block for them. I don't have a part number though, sorry.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
Step 6: Blast the heck out of that lower oil...

Step 6: Blast the heck out of that lower oil drain oring and the pocket it resides in with brake cleaner so it is free of oil and then goop the F$%^ out of it with red hi-temp RTV. I completely...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
That lower return line is a bitch. Creative...

That lower return line is a bitch. Creative usage of swivel or wobbler socket extensions will do the job.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,979
Posted By Hacksaw116
Shims between the lower hinge and the mounting...

Shims between the lower hinge and the mounting holes is one way to fix it. I do remember this being a fatigue issue, and like dl242gt says check for cracks where the hinges mount to the door as well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,979
Posted By Hacksaw116
Define sagging. Is it sagging downward when it's...

Define sagging. Is it sagging downward when it's nearly closed, or when it's all the way open? Since it has nearly 90 degrees of rotational freedom, we need to know which axes we're dealing with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,133
Posted By Hacksaw116
You got a volt/ohm meter? Start checking some...

You got a volt/ohm meter? Start checking some continuities! You should get a wiring diagram to guide you. I could see running the tank dry burning up a fuel pump, but not a relay.

I'm no pro,...
Forum: showroom 06-19-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,962
Posted By Hacksaw116
Today I installed a new radiator. Super exciting!

Today I installed a new radiator. Super exciting!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
One of my buddies put v70 leather seats in his...

One of my buddies put v70 leather seats in his 245, and it looks good. He said he had to drill a hole or two, but tossing that out there as an option!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
I'd replace all struts and shocks for sure given...

I'd replace all struts and shocks for sure given the age of the vehicle. Consider springs too, since its easiest to do both at the same time. If budget allows...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
I use a high strength de-greaser on wheels, but...

I use a high strength de-greaser on wheels, but be sure to rinse thoroughly with water as it can etch the paint/leave a hazy residue if you don't. That and a toothbrush makes quick work.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
That is a majestic beast if I do say so myself. ...

That is a majestic beast if I do say so myself. Also, cute cat. ;)
Forum: showroom 03-24-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,962
Posted By Hacksaw116
Photobucket sucks. Wow. Anyway, I got the...

Photobucket sucks. Wow.

Anyway, I got the rusty cancerous bung nut off my fuel tank, and did the in tank pump replacement this morning. The tubing between the pump to the hard line was ruptured,...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
Glad to hear you got it running! I know there's...

Glad to hear you got it running! I know there's a check valve that sometimes goes out on the vacuum brake booster, worth looking into as the part is cheap and easy to fix. As for the idle issues...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,591
Posted By Hacksaw116
A solid model would be nice. Anyone have a...

A solid model would be nice. Anyone have a piston with valve clearance and access to CAD software?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
Don't give up, there is a perfectly logical...

Don't give up, there is a perfectly logical reason for what is going on. Get that battery charged, can just idle another a car next to it with jumper cables for a bit.

Check for the magic 3...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-24-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,100
Posted By Hacksaw116
Lol EGR* my bad!

Lol EGR* my bad!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,100
Posted By Hacksaw116
LH 2.4 is done learning. CEL is now on. Still...

LH 2.4 is done learning. CEL is now on. Still leaks oil, but it's been rainy here so just enjoying life at 10psi. Someday I'll brush off the lazy and check the compression.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
How's it going? Use wire the same gauge or...

How's it going? Use wire the same gauge or larger.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,100
Posted By Hacksaw116
PCV is f#@&$%. When the car warms up, the...

PCV is f#@&$%.

When the car warms up, the ECU temp sensor triggers the <edit>EGR solenoid to open, putting vacuum on the <edit>EGR valve (via diaphragm.) I simply capped off the solenoid vacuum...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,100
Posted By Hacksaw116
Well I finally tackled cleaning the PCV system 2...

Well I finally tackled cleaning the PCV system 2 days ago. The box wasn't too bad, but the hard line that goes to the intake manifold was pretty built up with deposits. I got it all cleaned and...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,100
Posted By Hacksaw116
Definitely weeping oil out of this seal. I need...

Definitely weeping oil out of this seal. I need to clean the PCV to make sure it's not the issue, but yeah, If I go this deep I'm threading the block for sure. Maybe I'll keep it European and make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,263
Posted By Hacksaw116
https://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag408/hacksaw...

https://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag408/hacksaw116hacksaw116/Mobile%20Uploads/20140512_162629_zpsm54oilis.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,263
Posted By Hacksaw116
I made something for this, but never got around...

I made something for this, but never got around to trying it out yet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,753
Posted By Hacksaw116
A cap and rotor are cheap, easy to do, and good...

A cap and rotor are cheap, easy to do, and good peace of mind that portion of your ignition system is functioning properly. Pull the plugs and see how they look. Signs of excessive oil or carbon...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By Hacksaw116
Verify compressor bypass valve is hooked up to...

Verify compressor bypass valve is hooked up to the manifold and there are no leaks in the line?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,100
Posted By Hacksaw116
I was cheap and got a 30 dollar aftermarket from...

I was cheap and got a 30 dollar aftermarket from FCP euro. I will probably swap in the aftermarket and clean the original, and if the aftermarket gives me any issues I have a backup. It should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,638
Posted By Hacksaw116
Got any rattling s#!t that might trigger the...

Got any rattling s#!t that might trigger the knock sensor? just tossin' it out there... I am not an expert.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,139
Posted By Hacksaw116
Dude, it's for cookie... Read the comments.

Dude, it's for cookie... Read the comments.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,100
Posted By Hacksaw116
I rebuilt the entire engine in the 87 760,...

I rebuilt the entire engine in the 87 760, however I do not recall if I did any cleaning to the PCV back then. It is very likely I installed it as it was when I tore the engine apart to get...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,100
Posted By Hacksaw116
Which implies piston ring blow by?

Which implies piston ring blow by?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,100
Posted By Hacksaw116
Question 1995 940 turbo wagon

Asking the hive mind...

When should I expect the stock oil return line gasket/oring to volcano out of the block and dump all my oil onto the ground?

I had an '87 760T with which I got to enjoy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,762
Posted By Hacksaw116
Welcome to the gang.

Welcome to the gang.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
Ok, that makes sense now. I only saw the install...

Ok, that makes sense now. I only saw the install tool on your other link, and sorry OP didn't mean to jack the thread. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
My bad, I keep forgetting the age of OP's car! I...

My bad, I keep forgetting the age of OP's car! I should have known that....



How does that sleeve fix a groove worn on the cam at the location of the front cam seal?
Forum: showroom 11-29-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,460
Posted By Hacksaw116
@7:06 nice! @10:36 nice!

@7:06 nice! @10:36 nice!
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,422
Posted By Hacksaw116
I'd have to say yes. That looks pretty well...

I'd have to say yes. That looks pretty well maintained. No foam **** above the firewall, not sure if that was omitted past 1990 or if someone cleaned it and had it re painted. It's a beautiful...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,962
Posted By Hacksaw116
http://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/a621/James_Nap...

http://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/a621/James_Naples/Mobile%20Uploads/20181128_124920_zpsi2b5ulmb.jpg...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,962
Posted By Hacksaw116
Now for the fun... I bought IPD's in tank pump...

Now for the fun... I bought IPD's in tank pump upgrade kit and went to install it...

http://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/a621/James_Naples/Mobile%20Uploads/20181124_102547_zpsrvjqd0rl.jpg...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,962
Posted By Hacksaw116
Yanked a door handle from PNP so I could open my...

Yanked a door handle from PNP so I could open my driver side door like a upstanding member of the community again.
...
Forum: showroom 11-28-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,962
Posted By Hacksaw116
Been a while, so updates: ...

Been a while, so updates:

https://i1287.photobucket.com/albums/a621/James_Naples/Mobile%20Uploads/20181103_161913_zpsjckyvtck.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,675
Posted By Hacksaw116
I battled the timing on my brothers 240 this last...

I battled the timing on my brothers 240 this last weekend, and after 3 attempts of lining up the marks on the belt with the crank, aux, and cam gears it wasn't working. I said **** it, and clocked...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 119,735
Posted By Hacksaw116
The rear cam seal is pretty straightforward, just...

The rear cam seal is pretty straightforward, just keep it flush with the back of the head and the #4 cam cap as you snug the bolts on the cam cap. Remember to put a dab of RTV on each side of the #1...
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