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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,044
Posted By carver
FuK.... "Due to unfortunate circumstances...

FuK....

"Due to unfortunate circumstances Jorgen Automotive is permanently closed. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for the thirty plus years of business."
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By carver
Used these two in the past with no issues. ...

Used these two in the past with no issues.

Overdrive Repair Services LTD (https://www.overdrive-repairs.co.uk/buy-spares.php?cat=J%20Type%20Spare%20Parts%20List)

OD spares...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By carver
Ok to be a little more constructive. Here's a way...

Ok to be a little more constructive. Here's a way to use an 850 E-Fan relay to turn on a fan. No switch necessary if you just use a relay, turns on and off with the car. Temp switch only turns fan on...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By carver
Those fans are not really meant to be run all the...

Those fans are not really meant to be run all the time. Kind of like an E-Fan setup. I wouldn't bother. The question that remains... isn't it wicked hawt in Boston in the summer? AC Delete... you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By carver
Yeah I've always received everything I've ordered...

Yeah I've always received everything I've ordered but trying to get in touch with them is touch and go. Ordered an EZK daughter card kit which arrived in a timely fashion but it took another three...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 945
Posted By carver
Seems like it would be easier to pull the engine...

Seems like it would be easier to pull the engine and trans all at once. Working under a car on a job like that sounds like a real pain in the a$$. That really sucks, sorry that happened to you OP.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By carver
Redwood Chair thread on R&R...

Redwood Chair thread on R&R (https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=141489). Possibly the same for 740...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By carver
I think the wet clutch is toast, probably sheared...

I think the wet clutch is toast, probably sheared itself off of its connection to the shaft. You can pop open the inspection cover and check the filters for debris but it's going to need to be pulled...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By carver
You need a 1" thin service wrench. If you look at...

You need a 1" thin service wrench. If you look at where it's attached you'll see where it goes. Important to note that you want to clean the entire area completely before you start tearing into it....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By carver
Hope the wiring was updated as well. Just in case...

Hope the wiring was updated as well. Just in case you don't know, don't touch the glass of the new bulbs. The oils from your skin will cause them to burn out faster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,338
Posted By carver
Figured as much...easy to check and replace.

Figured as much...easy to check and replace.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,338
Posted By carver
What about the alternator brushes? When the Bosch...

What about the alternator brushes? When the Bosch go bad you'll get all sorts of funky activity.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,766
Posted By carver
Driveshaft is balanced, if you separate and don't...

Driveshaft is balanced, if you separate and don't put it back the same way there's a chance your u-joints will take a dump. If you only take the front half you should have your complete driveshaft...
Forum: showroom 10-20-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 3,944,511
Posted By carver
https://i.imgur.com/1K6QO8ih.jpg Finally off...

https://i.imgur.com/1K6QO8ih.jpg
Finally off jack stands...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,718
Posted By carver
Old thread but having my new aluminum one piece...

Old thread but having my new aluminum one piece driveshaft balanced with the flange and yoke installed got rid of all the driveline vibrations I was having including the nasty 3k one.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By carver
Check this thread...

Check this thread (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=250316)... you'll find links to other threads as well. Pretty much covers it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By carver
195/65/R15's will fit but even then you have to...

195/65/R15's will fit but even then you have to let out a fair amount of air. Caught me by surprise too.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-11-2020, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By carver
Might be this found on another post here...

Might be this found on another post here (https://forums.tbforums.com/showpost.php?p=5738247&postcount=11).
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,094
Posted By carver
Just swapped out to a .70 Girling master and the...

Just swapped out to a .70 Girling master and the clutch is like butter... So easy I thought there was something wrong when I first tried it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,094
Posted By carver
Yeah that's correct, although some people have...

Yeah that's correct, although some people have said they didn't need to. If I recall correctly it looked like the stock input was about 10mm longer than the M46 setup. I just machined to the tilton...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,094
Posted By carver
Sorry, no experience on the M90 front. I've never...

Sorry, no experience on the M90 front. I've never even seen one, just the stuff that made it to the US market.

Looks like everybody has a different experience, mine may have been hindered by doing...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,094
Posted By carver
Post Tilton Hydraulic Release Bearing and T5 notes

https://i.imgur.com/NQuvDAF.jpg
Just a few notes on the use of the Tilton Hydraulic Release Bearing with a WC T5 trans.

First off, get the correct Tilton part for the job. For 8.5" clutches used...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,123
Posted By carver
Don't forget to bench bleed the new master. Also,...

Don't forget to bench bleed the new master. Also, if your fluid reservoir is OEM and in good shape you might want to keep using it. The new ones don't retain the cap very well as the threads are crap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By carver
Get the homemade one sold in the for sale...

Get the homemade one sold in the for sale section, the latest Volvo ones are no better. Mine broke on one use and getting replacement parts isn't easy. If you really have to have the Volvo tool...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By carver
I got them here but they had to come from Sweden....

I got them here but they had to come from Sweden. Smith Volvo (https://www.volvowholesalepartsdirect.com/p/42803968/3507757.html)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,537
Posted By carver
Just don't buy that crappy MTC retrofit valve,...

Just don't buy that crappy MTC retrofit valve, it'll die and puke coolant all over the interior of your car...

Options on valve:

Wagonmeister Valve...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By carver
Depends on how many times they've been torqued...

Depends on how many times they've been torqued before. If you have no idea it's cheap insurance to buy a new set. It's about $40... Not exactly a bank breaker.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,537
Posted By carver
I laughed at the spaghetti of wires that fell out...

I laughed at the spaghetti of wires that fell out when you pulled out the sound deadening panel. Very succinct, nicely done but yeah replace those hoses.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,270
Posted By carver
Friend had the exact same problem last month, two...

Friend had the exact same problem last month, two slotted screws and it's out. He actually bought one of those crappy MTC replacements and it only lasted a month. Get a good used switch from somebody...
Forum: article composition 08-16-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,279
Posted By carver
Exactly! Not hard at all.

Exactly! Not hard at all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,055
Posted By carver
Little pricey

Some of the prices are wack, case in point

VOLVO 240 instrument cluster bezel...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,631
Posted By carver
I'd go for Loctite 77124...

I'd go for Loctite 77124 (https://www.amazon.com/Loctite-77124-Nickel-Anti-Seize-oz/dp/B000WXL1Q2) with stainless especially with the aluminum head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,496
Posted By carver
Maybe this helps......

Maybe this helps... (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=3460345&postcount=25)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,893
Posted By carver
Yeah, just checked... same here. :lol:

Yeah, just checked... same here. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2020, 12:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,893
Posted By carver
Here's the bolt from McMaster...

Here's the bolt from McMaster (https://www.mcmaster.com/91257A493)... Love that place
And the nut (https://www.mcmaster.com/90499A825)...

My OEM tool died on the first try fully lubbed and with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,147
Posted By carver
It's possible but a pain in the a$$. You'll have...

It's possible but a pain in the a$$. You'll have to use an open end wrench, sockets won't fit. Easy to remove but can be a real pain to rethread. It's one of those things that can either fall into...
Forum: website & board 05-08-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 86,081
Posted By carver
Donation sent, thanks again.

Donation sent, thanks again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,566
Posted By carver
Two for $185 total. Put them on both my cars with...

Two for $185 total. Put them on both my cars with stock springs and no issues. The new revision even has markings so you can't screw up. Seems like all the new rubber mounts have issues with their...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 944,632
Posted By carver
Not a SME but in retrospect I think I would have...

Not a SME but in retrospect I think I would have gone with the Koni's instead on my wagon. When I go coilovers that's probably what I'll do. I don't hate them but definitely not in love.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,072
Posted By carver
I wouldn't be surprised if that retainer is...

I wouldn't be surprised if that retainer is actually cracked which would lead to an eventual leak. How did that get so hammered?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,248
Posted By carver
Was just waiting for this..... :rofl:

Was just waiting for this..... :rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By carver
Yeah I'd just pony up the coin to get a new...

Yeah I'd just pony up the coin to get a new version given the year (https://www.240turbo.com/volvoharnesses.html#76-78_240).
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By carver
Yeah, that's correct. They're are options...

Yeah, that's correct.

They're are options but let's keep it simple.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By carver
Did you have a gander at this thread...

Did you have a gander at this thread (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=349853&highlight=Denso+Diodes) by 15A?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,970
Posted By carver
This does the job for the OD strainer. ...

This does the job for the OD strainer.

Martin 482 Adjustable Face Spanner Wrench 2" Capacity (https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B002XMQSSQ/ref=dp_olp_0?ie=UTF8&condition=all)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,036
Posted By carver
Epoxy the cracks and flock it...

Epoxy the cracks and flock it (http://www.flockit.com/index.php/products/suede-tex/mini-flocker-kits/enhanced-nylon-mini-flocker-kit-nylon-fibers.html) :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,036
Posted By carver
Or I'll sell you mine for $300 locally. You saw...

Or I'll sell you mine for $300 locally. You saw it once before. ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,771
Posted By carver
I think I have what you need, pm me and I'll send...

I think I have what you need, pm me and I'll send it along for shipping. Just going to collect dust around here.

https://i.imgur.com/nv3N5kNl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,383
Posted By carver
15A write up with parts source....

15A write up with parts source. (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=349853&highlight=Denso+Diodes)
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By carver
Uh yeah I made it about 45 seconds into that...

Uh yeah I made it about 45 seconds into that video before I had to turn it off. The electrical tape on the headlights was the clincher. :lol:
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