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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Khrrck
Cut out rusty part, weld new part in place,...

Cut out rusty part, weld new part in place, preferably with reinforcement. extra care on making sure it's in the right place or suspension geometry will be wrong.

To get a good look you might have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 824
Posted By Khrrck
for the same mass yes - for the same diameter, no

for the same mass yes - for the same diameter, no
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2020, 03:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By Khrrck
All the LSDs in the yards are gone by now. most...

All the LSDs in the yards are gone by now. most of the cars too.

if you buy one off someone else it's a fairly straightforward swap but don't expect anything spectacular.

locking diffs for dana...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Khrrck
Illegal in CA and some other states (if you use...

Illegal in CA and some other states (if you use both ears). And I prefer having the radio available, non-touch controls, ability to hear traffic around me, et cetera.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Khrrck
Replaces OE speakers in HT-204 or HT-205 grilles....

Replaces OE speakers in HT-204 or HT-205 grilles. Won't fit in the smaller "grid" speaker style (and those are mounted with one-time-use plastic pins anyway)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Khrrck
Used HT-204 are indeed the best option for...

Used HT-204 are indeed the best option for "stock-ish" but still affordable front speaker brackets - unless you go custom. The integrated spacer is the big thing as it gets your bigger speaker to fit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By Khrrck
Yup, that's a common and good bulb. Nice...

Yup, that's a common and good bulb.

Nice clean video production quality there. Don't have sound on my work PC but everything looks solid. I will note that before 1981 model year there is a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Khrrck
Yes, that's a motor (B is the rotor inside the...

Yes, that's a motor (B is the rotor inside the motor), but it's pretty unlikely you fried it by connecting the wrong contact. Motors are pretty resilient.

Check the odometer gears for missing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Khrrck
Are they a funny shape? You can get a 3500lb...

Are they a funny shape? You can get a 3500lb eyebolt in that thread size for <$15, but I don't know if it'll fit in the location:

https://www.grainger.com/product/KEN-FORGING-Eyebolt-3XTD5
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By Khrrck
Got a ruler that measures in mm? Thread pitch...

Got a ruler that measures in mm? Thread pitch looked correct? Try and measure yourself from thread peak to thread peak.

Maybe someone has calipers handy and can take the measurement for you. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,210
Posted By Khrrck
Hmm, I wonder if the impeller has broken off or...

Hmm, I wonder if the impeller has broken off or the little internal hose has become disconnected.

Might want to order that bit of hose just in case before you open things up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By Khrrck
The flapper is just there so it heats up faster...

The flapper is just there so it heats up faster and has less emissions on cold mornings. You won't hurt anything by removing it although you may have to drive around a bit longer before getting it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By Khrrck
I used LEDs for my running lights since they are...

I used LEDs for my running lights since they are much lower wattage and run cooler. However they may set off your bulb failure sensor if you still have one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By Khrrck
Better yet, just buy two of the same bulb and...

Better yet, just buy two of the same bulb and replace in pairs. That failure relay is very finicky.

12V and 13.5V incandescents should be functionally the same. Only difference may be that 13.5V...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 874
Posted By Khrrck
There's a small shuttle which moves back and...

There's a small shuttle which moves back and forth inside the brake junction block. It only turns the light off when it is centered. If you are lucky enough that the fragile 30 year old sensor is not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By Khrrck
Where are you looking at bulbs? I'd be surprised...

Where are you looking at bulbs? I'd be surprised to see automotive bulbs labeled anything other than 12v.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By Khrrck
Doesn't need to be precisely 12 even if you're...

Doesn't need to be precisely 12 even if you're running LEDs. Proper automotive LED bulbs will handle it fine.

But yes, 12-14.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Khrrck
You need a new caliper. That one's seized solid....

You need a new caliper. That one's seized solid. Probably need to do both sides if one is that bad. See if they are both down to metal or just one side was (due to dragging/siezing).

Replace the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By Khrrck
Rockauto has them. They are not the highest...

Rockauto has them. They are not the highest quality (ugly bends!) but quite servicable. I used one when replacing my rusted out exhaust.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By Khrrck
My car came with an L bend which I like more...

My car came with an L bend which I like more aesthetically. I think it was a stock option as well.

If you have a S pipe on hand it should be pretty simple to swap them back and forth for testing....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Khrrck
There's also always option C - get a GPS...

There's also always option C - get a GPS speedometer app for your phone, stick it somewhere clearly visible on your dash and drive like that until you figure something else out. I did that for a year...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Khrrck
OK, so you are using the Volvo gearbox and Lotus...

OK, so you are using the Volvo gearbox and Lotus rear axle, which means both sources of speed are removed. So you'll need to switch to an electronic speedometer and a new source of speed data -...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Khrrck
What are you installing the b230 in? Older...

What are you installing the b230 in?

Older cars get the speed from a cable off the transmission. Newer ones get it from a sensor in the rear diff which reads a 12 or 48 tooth ring (depending on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Khrrck
There are two styles of sensor - one is retained...

There are two styles of sensor - one is retained with a locking ring and one is retained with a small bolt. I am not sure if they are interchangable when swapped in the covers. The pulse train is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Khrrck
Any of the options discussed in this thread...

Any of the options discussed in this thread (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=355564) should also fit on a sedan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Khrrck
And here's the specific one you need, see pages 5...

And here's the specific one you need, see pages 5 and 6:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Khrrck
The old wiring diagrams site is still available...

The old wiring diagrams site is still available via archive.org:

https://web.archive.org/web/20180627181239/http://volvowiringdiagrams.com/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By Khrrck
I used to watch a lot of his videos. He has some...

I used to watch a lot of his videos. He has some nice (if excessively philosophical) videos about some really interesting cars... and some really painful bathroom humor ones. The car show ones are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By Khrrck
Mine shakes a lot too. I've just given up at this...

Mine shakes a lot too. I've just given up at this point to be honest.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By Khrrck
Can you take a picture of the part you need to...

Can you take a picture of the part you need to replace, to explain any confusion?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Khrrck
Any chance you cleaned it previously with a...

Any chance you cleaned it previously with a strong solvent like 95% alcohol or such? They can lift chemicals out of the plastic and mess with the finish.

Covering it up with trim paint should work...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Khrrck
What country or state are you trying to pass...

What country or state are you trying to pass inspection in?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By Khrrck
I've found it named "high strand count" more...

I've found it named "high strand count" more often than "test lead".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By Khrrck
e: nvm, I missed a post

e: nvm, I missed a post
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,898
Posted By Khrrck
I only see the one forum post from a guy who used...

I only see the one forum post from a guy who used scotch-brite and had a later engine failure. While it's worrying, one failure does not an example make... I wouldn't panic just yet.

- You didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,898
Posted By Khrrck
Well, depends on your risk tolerance and what you...

Well, depends on your risk tolerance and what you know about your straightedge. It's entirely possible that you have an edge that's straight within 0.001 but there's no good way to tell without...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,898
Posted By Khrrck
What's "the straightest edge you could find"?...

What's "the straightest edge you could find"? Metal ruler? Professional machinist's edge? Something in between, most likely?

As well as shining a light from behind, you can put the straightedge...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,898
Posted By Khrrck
There is also the O-ring at the water pump end of...

There is also the O-ring at the water pump end of the hard pipe. When I replaced my pump (possibly OEM) I found that O-ring to basically have turned into a crumbly rock. Leaks can also run along the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,068
Posted By Khrrck
Cars are more expensive in CA than most other...

Cars are more expensive in CA than most other places due to the stricter smog requirements culling the beaters. So breaking even seems unlikely.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,898
Posted By Khrrck
How much of a pain is it to get in there? If it's...

How much of a pain is it to get in there? If it's easy, I'd do the freeze plug (cleaning up the area as much as possible to help it seal)... worst case you're out $5 plus the cost of a coolant drain...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,061
Posted By Khrrck
I would say, figure out how to jack the thing up...

I would say, figure out how to jack the thing up enough to get under and scratch at the unknown "stuff" - see if it's softer, like silicone, or hard like epoxy. If you're lucky it's just silicone...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,446
Posted By Khrrck
Jeez that sounds like an ordeal. Glad you got it...

Jeez that sounds like an ordeal. Glad you got it all sorted out in the end and could find a shop to fix the pan up.

Out of curiousity do you have a picture of the filter you replaced? When I had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By Khrrck
Left side taillight shouldn't require the hatch...

Left side taillight shouldn't require the hatch wiring. I would check to make sure you're getting voltage at the taillight connector there. If so, then check to make sure ground is available.

No...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,446
Posted By Khrrck
Wait, you're just doing this to change the...

Wait, you're just doing this to change the filter?

The "filter" on these is a mesh screen... catches big chunks, nothing more. I replaced mine when I took the pan off, but it was a waste of time....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,446
Posted By Khrrck
If it's absolutely stuck, one can also use a...

If it's absolutely stuck, one can also use a miniature pipe cutter (the kind that you screw on and spin) to cut the dipstick tube. Do it below the starter bolts (so the upper section is still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By Khrrck
My thought was just that if you were particularly...

My thought was just that if you were particularly unlucky, the comp board could be passing ground or voltage through to the gauge from some other source still. I will admit I am fuzzy on the layout...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By Khrrck
Did you remove the compensating board when...

Did you remove the compensating board when implementing your "workaround"?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By Khrrck
For future reference, shop came back with a quote...

For future reference, shop came back with a quote for ~$1950 with 6 month warranty, 86,000 miles, Japanese motor (!). They have gotten and installed Volvo engines from them before. Saving <1k on a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By Khrrck
Thanks for the pointer. Only thing on car-part...

Thanks for the pointer. Only thing on car-part that I see right now is some motors with no price from the place next door, but I passed on the phone number for V&S if he wants to call it. vOv
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By Khrrck
Kind of hard to get the info second-hand as it's...

Kind of hard to get the info second-hand as it's coming through my dad and his mechanic. Mechanic seems generally trustworthy for someone who doesn't handle Volvos much. Has been working on my dad's...
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