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Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By tintintin
Does anybody know what chemistry the Volvo...

Does anybody know what chemistry the Volvo coolant is? Is it HOAT?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By tintintin
Sorry about the silicone. Can't think of anything...

Sorry about the silicone. Can't think of anything that will stick to silicone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By tintintin
A distinct possibility. There is also a vertical...

A distinct possibility. There is also a vertical seam just below the tail light near the corner that can leak. Silicone caulk does not work so well for those seams for some reason. The best product...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By tintintin
How about Fastenal?

How about Fastenal?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By tintintin
I have driven several thousand miles on home...

I have driven several thousand miles on home heating oil in the past (don't tell anyone), no ill effects except the fuel filter seemed to clog too soon after.

Before my friend had their fuel oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By tintintin
In addition to the aspects you are already...

In addition to the aspects you are already looking at (fit, availability, power handling, etc.) need to consider the gear ratios-- if they are going to be appropriate to your planned power and torque...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By tintintin
Front struts, complete w/ brakes. That way you...

Front struts, complete w/ brakes. That way you get an easy upgrade to the jumbo brakes, with the added benefit of a stronger hub bearings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By tintintin
OTOH, there's at least a few threads with photos...

OTOH, there's at least a few threads with photos showing the correct orientation and incorrect orientation of the balljoints. You could probably get near instant gratification by searching and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,088
Posted By tintintin
Nice job. How do those earplug/safety glasses...

Nice job. How do those earplug/safety glasses work?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By tintintin
Mfg? That should be ATE.

Mfg? That should be ATE.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By tintintin
Sometimes it's easier to make a swing thru your...

Sometimes it's easier to make a swing thru your local JY. Depending on the probability of a similar model at the JY.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,399
Posted By tintintin
Yes, I went thru this about a year and half ago....

Yes, I went thru this about a year and half ago. See my findings in post #5, just above yours. Been working great since then, worthwhile upgrade.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,425
Posted By tintintin
Probably the result from a previous service...

Probably the result from a previous service attempt. The recommended torque setting for those nuts is pretty low.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,132
Posted By tintintin
Duct tape an exhaust pipe?

Duct tape an exhaust pipe?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By tintintin
Thanks for the tip! Made a long test lead with...

Thanks for the tip! Made a long test lead with small alligator clips at the ends which helped me verify the correct green/red wire out of the three. Also learned that there is "hidden" helpful...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By tintintin
After finding a spare Volvo foglamp switch in my...

After finding a spare Volvo foglamp switch in my partsbox my plan is to splice the switch into the constant 12V green/red wire running back along the gunwale to the antenna motor. Snapped into a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By tintintin
Thanks, I need to open up that kickpanel anyway...

Thanks, I need to open up that kickpanel anyway to see if that vestigial foot vent cover plate is the source of my constantly wet carpet after it rains. Hoping it's not the windshield.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By tintintin
I should mention that I have been able to crudely...

I should mention that I have been able to crudely keep the antenna up even when powered off by disconnecting the connector back there at the antenna, two wire, green/red and black. Have to disconnect...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By tintintin
Want Complete Control Over Antenna Behavior

For 85 745, I want complete control over the antenna behavior. IOW, I want it to respond only to the antenna switch on the dashboard, not to a change in the key position. If I leave the switch in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,863
Posted By tintintin
Might not be so dreaded. Were there any problems...

Might not be so dreaded. Were there any problems with it? Sometimes the most dreaded part is separating it from the gearbox if it has not been prepared correctly beforehand. Slow/sluggish/iffy OD...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By tintintin
Nice, thanks for the motivation I need to do the...

Nice, thanks for the motivation I need to do the same, stay well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,987
Posted By tintintin
Disconnect the upper radiator hose and run your...

Disconnect the upper radiator hose and run your finger up along inside it. If it is a slimy oily mess embedded in the hose rubber, plan on replacing the cooling system hoses, at least the upper ones...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2020, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,446
Posted By tintintin
Check the trans. mount? Had a friend who had that...

Check the trans. mount? Had a friend who had that problem in a 245. Horrible noises, but also difficult shifting.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-29-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,499
Posted By tintintin
Fashion.

Fashion.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,204
Posted By tintintin
This stuff? ...

This stuff?
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,589
Posted By tintintin
Not necessarily from rust, but from dried...

Not necessarily from rust, but from dried up/congealed stiff grease. Please consider what others who have BTDT are telling you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,073
Posted By tintintin
What's the deal with running diesel rated motor...

What's the deal with running diesel rated motor oil in a gasser? Is the soot-holding capability a desired feature? Sincerely curious.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,924
Posted By tintintin
Here is a possibility: See how the panhard rod...

Here is a possibility:
See how the panhard rod is connected to the body left side, and the axle right side? So you car is already lifted, pulling the axle over to the left, even while at rest. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,199
Posted By tintintin
Sorry for the OT but your family dynamic is the...

Sorry for the OT but your family dynamic is the opposite of mine as I was growing up. In my case it was son thrashing dad's car. :oops:
Forum: performance & modifications 01-25-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,698
Posted By tintintin
HOW did you get that photo? The underside of the...

HOW did you get that photo? The underside of the car floating in deep space? That is magnificent!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,128
Posted By tintintin
You could do a bellhousing blanket....

You could do a bellhousing blanket. (http://emracingcorp.com/scripts/prodView.asp?idProduct=555)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By tintintin
Theoretically the accumulator mod should enhance...

Theoretically the accumulator mod should enhance AT longevity as it reduces slippage. Remember the accumulator is there for "comfort," i.e. mushy shifts that American consumers were used to. Other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,904
Posted By tintintin
Suprised nobody has brought up padded dash...

Suprised nobody has brought up padded dash filler:

https://www.polyvance.com/Padded-Dash-Filler-2/2050-9/

Way more legit than tape.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,632
Posted By tintintin
Having trouble understanding this, can someone...

Having trouble understanding this, can someone explain?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,533
Posted By tintintin
That is a very important clue. Since you are...

That is a very important clue. Since you are able to change the sound at will by shifting in/out of OD, I'd focus on the OD unit. What is the history of the tranny?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By tintintin
Very helpful, thank you. Let's hope the gorilla...

Very helpful, thank you. Let's hope the gorilla tape holds up. Yes, it's better than commonly available duct tape but in my experience, it too eventually dries up and deteriorates, especially in hot...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,390
Posted By tintintin
Wagons got the bigger ones because more weight in...

Wagons got the bigger ones because more weight in the rear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,572
Posted By tintintin
Have to smack the dash to get the needles to...

Have to smack the dash to get the needles to unstick? Especially after sitting some time? Maybe worse when cold? Could it be the gummy/dried up lube on the gauge needle posts syndrome?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,385
Posted By tintintin
What about placing a lit smoke cookie in an...

What about placing a lit smoke cookie in an ashtray in the airbox?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,236
Posted By tintintin
OP we can help you better if you state your...

OP we can help you better if you state your climate.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By tintintin
When my rear left door auto-lock stopped working...

When my rear left door auto-lock stopped working it was the wiring at the boot/grommet that the wire passes thru at the door edge. Probably from being flexed from opening/closing the door so much...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By tintintin
Isn't that the one that connects to the wires...

Isn't that the one that connects to the wires running down to the battery tray temperature sensor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,563
Posted By tintintin
Ha-ha, that probably accurately describes...

Ha-ha, that probably accurately describes mine.:lol: Just bought a couple of bottles of 70w-90 and getting ready to drain/refill, any Advice for flushing out the old gunk? Or will a simple...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,597
Posted By tintintin
Successful U-joint replacement can be tricky....

Successful U-joint replacement can be tricky. Kudos to you for trying. Easy to mess up when we don't have a lot of experience working with them.

Regardless of what you think (or wish), the ears...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,783
Posted By tintintin
You measured +12VDC at the solenoid but yes a bad...

You measured +12VDC at the solenoid but yes a bad ground (or feed) could be limiting the current flow. The next test would be to disconnect the feed wire from the solenoid and run a test jumper wire...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,783
Posted By tintintin
That would seem to tell us your wiring circuitry...

That would seem to tell us your wiring circuitry is good, including the 4th gear switch.


This is how I check the solenoid operation in mine (740-- yours may be different because the 2xx...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,566
Posted By tintintin
Just for kicks, have you checked the u-joints on...

Just for kicks, have you checked the u-joints on the steering wheel shaft?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,854
Posted By tintintin
Could be. Or grounds in general. Best to check...

Could be. Or grounds in general. Best to check for stray voltage in the coolant to know for sure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,946
Posted By tintintin
About 10 - 15 years ago I went thru this. The...

About 10 - 15 years ago I went thru this. The details are a little fuzzy but I did dispute the ins. co. low valuation. They told me where they got their numbers from-- a local used car dealer. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,815
Posted By tintintin
+ 1 to that!

+ 1 to that!
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