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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By quillc
That would be the front main seal installation...

That would be the front main seal installation tool. It is a copy of the OE Volvo tool. You use the tool to make sure that the seal is installed perpendicular to the shaft. With a light cleanup of...
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 12:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By quillc
Very 90's sheik. Almost as bad as the horrible...

Very 90's sheik. Almost as bad as the horrible 2WD 'race' truck body kits that were of the same vintage.

You could drive it around wearing three different colored Polo shirts with the collars...
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By quillc
:grrr: They did this to my wife's wagon. Didn't...

:grrr: They did this to my wife's wagon. Didn't know what the jack points were for... "we jack them up on the frame"....
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By quillc
Electric car conversion. Seen it before.

Electric car conversion. Seen it before.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By quillc
That's exactly what I did. If you remove...

That's exactly what I did.

If you remove the dash, getting the resistor is easy to change.

I've done this job twice. Once leaving the dash in (first time), once taking it out (second time)....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By quillc
Be sure to buy new blower wheels and clips when...

Be sure to buy new blower wheels and clips when you buy the motor. You will likely trash the blower wheels yanking them off the motor shafts.

Your blower motor likely looks like this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By quillc
Had the same issue on my 91 wagon when I bought...

Had the same issue on my 91 wagon when I bought it years ago.

The throttle body had buildup around the throttle plate. The computer would see the plate coming off the closed position just a little...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 571
Posted By quillc
You answered my question right there. I...

You answered my question right there.

I had a set of DJA ecodes on my wife's wagon and put a set of the LED lamps in there. In that setup, the lenses on the DJA were TOTALLY incompatible with...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 571
Posted By quillc
I have a set of H4 LED ...

I have a set of H4 LED (https://www.amazon.com/Turbo-9003-Headlight-Bulb-Conversion/dp/B01FZ9AWXK/ref=sr_1_7?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1482885234&sr=1-7&keywords=LED%2BZES%2BH4&th=1)lamps. I got them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By quillc
Took apart a wrecked 760GLE a few years back. ...

Took apart a wrecked 760GLE a few years back.

That is the vacuum motor for the vacuum operated doors on the AC system.

Its connected to a vacuum reservoir.

It shouldn't run that much. You...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 571
Posted By quillc
Here is a nice chart: ...

Here is a nice chart:

https://www.tessco.com/yts/industry/products/itm/automotive/get_wired.htm

Volts X Amps X power factor = Watts.
Power factor is assumed to be unity (1), so its just volts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By quillc
to localize a noise like that, you use a piece of...

to localize a noise like that, you use a piece of hose. Hold one end up to your ear and use the other end to find the noise. Any hose will do. You will quickly narrow it down this way.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,894
Posted By quillc
Yep. My DD 83 B23F (M46 car) has flat top...

Yep.

My DD 83 B23F (M46 car) has flat top pistons. They are marked C/D/C/D. I didn't lay a straight edge across the top of the block last time I did the HG, but it certainly looked zero deck.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,894
Posted By quillc
Yep, mine looks just like that.

Yep, mine looks just like that.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,408
Posted By quillc
I've got about 50k on them (134 miles a day) and...

I've got about 50k on them (134 miles a day) and they are still going strong.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,408
Posted By quillc
Anything that isn't the stock rubber will...

Anything that isn't the stock rubber will increase NVH. The poly has a higher durometer and the bushings design isn't designed to flex, hence transmits more. The stock Volvo bushings were designed...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,894
Posted By quillc
Please note that the 83 B23F is already a high...

Please note that the 83 B23F is already a high compression motor at 10.5:1.

I have one as well that I run an H cam on. I have previously rebuilt the head with a skim cut for cleanup. A stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-30-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,408
Posted By quillc
Additional NVH isolation as compared to straight...

Additional NVH isolation as compared to straight Heim joints at either end. I would say having used both poly and hybrid, they have less NVH than the straight poly adjustable ones iPD sells.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,192
Posted By quillc
Would be illuminating having the M cam profile as...

Would be illuminating having the M cam profile as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,408
Posted By quillc
I ran the iPD arms for about 100k till the front...

I ran the iPD arms for about 100k till the front bushing stretched (became oblong). I never really liked them very much frankly. They had a tendency to cause the suspension to bind as they didn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,385
Posted By quillc
I run an A cam in my 91 wagon and previously in...

I run an A cam in my 91 wagon and previously in my 83 coupe (which now has an H).

Little more lump in the idle, but definitely increased power. With the A instead of the M, I can pull a hill on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By quillc
Out of curiosity, did you check/change the fluid...

Out of curiosity, did you check/change the fluid in the rear?
Forum: showroom 11-15-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 139,745
Posted By quillc
Mining or something?

Mining or something?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By quillc
Lightweight flywheel = faster rev due to lower...

Lightweight flywheel = faster rev due to lower rotating mass.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,649
Posted By quillc
What do you use for a sewing machine? Do you have...

What do you use for a sewing machine? Do you have a big industrial model, or have a more 'consumer' grade machine and just go slow?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By quillc
if HiPerfAuto cant help you out, there is these...

if HiPerfAuto cant help you out, there is these guys:

www.Odspares.com

The bought all of the old Laycock stock when they closed :)

They are in Britain :(
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,518
Posted By quillc
Depending upon your budget, sky is the limit. ...

Depending upon your budget, sky is the limit.

However for a more realistic approach....

I currently run an 83 242 as my DD. 83 is the factory high compression 10.3(ish):1 motor than can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By quillc
The 242 seat just has the fold forward...

The 242 seat just has the fold forward functionality.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By quillc
I used some red POR15 engine paint. Two coats....

I used some red POR15 engine paint. Two coats. Very durable and doesn't discolor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By quillc
Spring is busted inside the handle. The...

Spring is busted inside the handle. The aforementioned rust is always a possibility as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,190
Posted By quillc
Don't worry about the hazing too much. They get...

Don't worry about the hazing too much. They get bored and leave you alone after a while. It is the internet after all.

FCP Euro, iPD, Rock Auto, Volvo online and others all have good parts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By quillc
Yes, there should be transmission fluid in the...

Yes, there should be transmission fluid in the torque converter. That is normal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By quillc
I ordered one of these ...

I ordered one of these (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B074NR2G9M/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1)from Amazon. Arrives Sunday. I'll be changing the heater fan (and dash, tightening...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By quillc
I've put in a dozen or so helicoils in my Volvos...

I've put in a dozen or so helicoils in my Volvos over the years on the exhaust studs.

You don't have to take the head off. You DO have to take off the exhaust manifold as a minimum.

Get an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By quillc
That sounds similar to what I was thinking, but...

That sounds similar to what I was thinking, but as Khrrck points out I suspect that the magnet mount will interfere with the wireless charger. It does put the phone right about where I want it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By quillc
LOL guys, the complaining was meant to be more...

LOL guys, the complaining was meant to be more tongue in cheek - but came off more as whining i guess......



I can appreciate that point of view. I have three kids myself. My oldest (17) is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By quillc
Your cell phone mounting solution

Hi all,

Living in the great progressive state of Washington, they (the loving, caring, nosey ass government) were thoughtful enough to make holding a cell phone while in the car (unless parked)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By quillc
If the sensor is good, its the oil pump transfer...

If the sensor is good, its the oil pump transfer tube seal O-ring that has been partially ejected.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By quillc
Sounds like the window door track or the reach...

Sounds like the window door track or the reach rod for the door handle is rattling. I've seen the window track mounts cracked and they can vibrate without being noticeable to anything other than a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,134
Posted By quillc
I dealt with a problem like this on my diesel...

I dealt with a problem like this on my diesel tractor (New Holland TC35D) years ago. In my case I suspect that I got a batch of bad fuel that had algae contamination. The tractor sits a lot so it had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By quillc
+30 minutes to clean all the grease and dirt from...

+30 minutes to clean all the grease and dirt from the bracket and the area around it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,579
Posted By quillc
I run a high compression B23 with an H cam for my...

I run a high compression B23 with an H cam for my DD. The 2 1/2 inch exhaust I have works well and isn't too loud. I also run a stahl header. No cat.

I've had a few different flowmaster mufflers...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By quillc
Dump a stock 541 back in there to see if it is...

Dump a stock 541 back in there to see if it is the modded ecu.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By quillc
If it's resonating (vibrating) you may only need...

If it's resonating (vibrating) you may only need to tweak the housing to get it to stop. Sounds crude, but you may only need to dimple it in a couple places to get it to stop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By quillc
Should be a squirter block.

Should be a squirter block.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 126,640
Posted By quillc
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,134
Posted By quillc
In our batch fire antiques, a newer injector with...

In our batch fire antiques, a newer injector with a different spray pattern really won't make a heap of difference. If your existing yellowtops are clean and in good working order, they will work...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,841
Posted By quillc
I've never liked the TTY bolts. I've had...

I've never liked the TTY bolts.

I've had good luck with the head stud kits. Last two HG jobs I've done I've gone ahead and thrown a set of head studs on the car. At $250+ its not Tbricks cheap,...
Forum: showroom 09-21-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,399
Posted By quillc
Yeah, they will. The wider tires like to rut...

Yeah, they will. The wider tires like to rut track. Gets worse as the steering wears.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By quillc
You likely just need to have your injectors...

You likely just need to have your injectors cleaned. MMO is good (Lucas is similar) to help limp some older injectors along, but after a while even that won't help. Pulling the injectors is easy and...
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