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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
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+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...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
I mean that's neat at all, but why not just boost...

I mean that's neat at all, but why not just boost the stock engine as is? If it's in good shape and not leaky, there's no reason at all to pull the head and do a HG. Definitely get rid of the aw70...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Is it loosey goosey? Probably shifter bushings if...

Is it loosey goosey? Probably shifter bushings if so. Extremely common. Easy fix.
https://www.ipdusa.com/products/5881/106486-shifter-linkage-bushing

Also, I’m not sure when shift lock was added...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
When you give it gas, or when you let off?

When you give it gas, or when you let off?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
What evidence do you have to support your...

What evidence do you have to support your argument? I run a stock tropical fan clutch and a stock shoud, ebay FMIC, parallel flow condenser, stock rad....all is well:x:

As ken would say, restore...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Just because you half assed your install doesn't...

Just because you half assed your install doesn't mean everyone else did.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
^ +1

^ +1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 474
No, I would also run a 10w-30 if I wasnít running...

No, I would also run a 10w-30 if I wasnít running rotella. Iím just saying 5w-30 will be thinner at lower temps but the same viscosity once warm. Being 5w will not harm anything at 30F.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 474
Incorrect

Incorrect
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 474
Itís likely not piston slap if you hear it when...

Itís likely not piston slap if you hear it when warm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 474
Brotella T6 5w-40 and a Mann filter /thread ...

Brotella T6 5w-40 and a Mann filter

/thread

It's cheap full synthetic and comes in a 4qt jug so no measuring BS, just drain your old oil and pour the whole jug in.
Forum: showroom 02-11-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 97,483
I drove it a little bit, but the short wheelbase...

I drove it a little bit, but the short wheelbase is a bit dangerous especially with my tires. I much preferred driving the 245 (not pictured) around. Nice NB! I could use the cylinder head..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Be sure to get all the shavings out of there when...

Be sure to get all the shavings out of there when you're done. Doing it before the deck and hot tank would make the most sense.

How do the valve seats look? Could do valve stem seals too..but at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Have it decked and hot tanked at a minimum. I...

Have it decked and hot tanked at a minimum. I hear of lots of people wanting to deck aluminum heads when removed, regardless of if it’s been overheated or not. Of course it isn’t necessary, but it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Me too! Bought a 7, it started leaking coolant...

Me too! Bought a 7, it started leaking coolant like 1 month later. Replaced with ford valve and still going strong.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
This is what I used in my 7 and it works great. ...

This is what I used in my 7 and it works great.
https://www.amazon.com/Motorcraft-YG136-Heater-Valve/dp/B000C5DZOG
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Just do all the black parts carefully first and...

Just do all the black parts carefully first and it'll look much better. Use a wash cloth, it will be abrasive eenough. Maybe some dawn water or some degreaser. Do the white lettering last, but be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
You sure you timed it properly?

You sure you timed it properly?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Thatís the only way. Itís very easy. Youíll...

Thatís the only way. Itís very easy. Youíll remove the cluster, then remove the PCB from the cluster, then clean the insides out with your choice of cleaner and a rag.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Seems normal. And mine doesn’t idle thaaat well...

Seems normal. And mine doesn’t idle thaaat well on a cold start either. Gotta remember, these cars are old and primitive.

That being said, have a look for vacuum leaks. Any codes?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
This. That gear looks very similar to the...

This.

That gear looks very similar to the group buy we did a while back. I guess the gear worked but I had to wallow out the I.D because it wouldn't fit over the cam snout. Also, The timing works...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Idk if it's related to climate or what, but many...

Idk if it's related to climate or what, but many of mine have had that too. I had no problem cleaning it all off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,249
Thank you. I figured out my problem. The wayback...

Thank you. I figured out my problem. The wayback machine was only showing 1 page of the pdf (cooling fan circuit) while on mobile phone, but on pc it works as it should. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,249
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,249
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Access denied for me
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,249
Trying to find a diagram for a 93 245 tail gate...

Trying to find a diagram for a 93 245 tail gate wiring. Using the wayback machine, I’m only able to find 1 page of wiring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
As JohnV would say, an overheat can can warp the...

As JohnV would say, an overheat can can warp the alignment of the cam journals since they're line honed from the factory, though I have seen many many volvos overheat and never seen this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
What caused the overheat?

What caused the overheat?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
Hmmmm Idk man. How bad did it overheat? I have...

Hmmmm Idk man. How bad did it overheat? I have done the unimaginable to these engines and haven’t been able to kill one with negligence. We’re talking, no coolant in engine, idled for 1 hour in my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
I think a broken valve spring would be very...

I think a broken valve spring would be very obvious with valve cover off. If not, simply remove cam, then remove buckets and have a look. Though I doubt this is your issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
Idk man, maybe try another cam:e-shrug:

Idk man, maybe try another cam:e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,144
I don’t think the harnesses are bad at all. Never...

I don’t think the harnesses are bad at all. Never had any issues. TPS, knock sensor, IAC, CTS, temp sender, MAF, CPS, alternator, O2 sensor, injector wires + grounds, other various grounds and I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
How do all the journals look after removal? Any...

How do all the journals look after removal? Any metal shavings in the oil?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
Did you try loosening and re torquing the cam...

Did you try loosening and re torquing the cam caps today? 14ish ft-lbs is all it takes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
Until it slips and you punch yourself in the...

Until it slips and you punch yourself in the face:lol: btdt
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
In theory, couldnít it? Cam should be the last...

In theory, couldnít it? Cam should be the last thing to receive oil. So if it seized it couldíve been from low oil pressure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
It takes far less than 36 ft lbs to rotate the...

It takes far less than 36 ft lbs to rotate the cam if it isnít seized. Most peopleís cams are not seized and it isnít an issue IMO. I usually give the cam bolts a quick blip with the 3/8" impact and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
Why?

Why?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,661
Can’t speak for trutrac, but welded is the most...

Can’t speak for trutrac, but welded is the most predictable and the most annoying IMO. The g80 sucks stock (for skids), but once modded it’s pretty predictable and fun. Just don’t blow it up. Modding...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,898
Just remember that the pump wonít run until it...

Just remember that the pump wonít run until it gets an RPM signal from the hall sensor. You could run a dedicated 12v to the pump for testing purposes.
Forum: showroom 01-22-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 447,318
Sounds like you need a bigger battery, or battery...

Sounds like you need a bigger battery, or battery blanket, or thinner oil. Cool though!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
+1 The oil will draw heat away from the...

+1

The oil will draw heat away from the crown of the piston, so in theory maybe you could. But I doubt youíll ever bring down temps enough to be able to run advance and make a difference.
...
Forum: showroom 01-21-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 97,483
https://i.imgur.com/XYWSqRH_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&sha...

https://i.imgur.com/XYWSqRH_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium

https://i.imgur.com/0gpA6k3_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
Yes itíll be fine, though I always prefer OE JY...

Yes itíll be fine, though I always prefer OE JY parts if possible.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-20-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,144
Depends But Iím pretty sure the later...

Depends


But Iím pretty sure the later hydraulic 740 mounts are pretty stout. They are wayyyyy better than a 240s setup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
Stubby? None of 1/2Ē impacts fit.

Stubby? None of 1/2Ē impacts fit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
It’s important to note that you need to fully...

It’s important to note that you need to fully seat the harmonic balancer against the key way before tightening the crank bolt, otherwise that will attribute to breaking the key way. BTDT
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,263
+1 Yes. You just need a new crank sprocket....

+1

Yes. You just need a new crank sprocket. JY will probably charge you $2 for one or just buy new. But check yours before buying one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,196
I lied about doing this job that weekend, but...

I lied about doing this job that weekend, but nonetheless I got to it today.
Pics don’t show it well but I believe the solder was cracked. I was getting intermittent continuity when measured on 2...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
My apologies, I thought you just meant it got in...

My apologies, I thought you just meant it got in a bolt hole, not the turbo. As long as it’s not near the exhaust turbine you’ll be fine, exhaust gasses are pushing backwards anyway so no chance of...
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