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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By petiww
Dont know exactly what type speedo you have, mine...

Dont know exactly what type speedo you have, mine is a vdo and acted almost the same. It was the germanium diode which most likely got a little too hot during resoldering. My brother wired in a led...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By petiww
Check my thread, I just used its original 1980...

Check my thread, I just used its original 1980 seal without the trims. Its completely unnoticeable.
Of course if you know what is missing and check upclose you can see the groove. If one does not...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 217,513
Posted By petiww
Wow! Good job! I hope thats not piston slap...

Wow! Good job!
I hope thats not piston slap though, because it sounds just like that and its right on time. :rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By petiww
Could you share some photos with us? Its...

Could you share some photos with us? Its interesting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,212
Posted By petiww
Funny because my seat frames were 100% straight,...

Funny because my seat frames were 100% straight, but the adjusting mechanism on the sides were angle offseted, causing serious gangsta lean. Also had a loose bolt where the mechanism is bolted to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By petiww
It will get some fresh bushings for the mot check...

It will get some fresh bushings for the mot check next spring. Until that i can live with a slight bit of vibration here and there. :)
Will cut up a set of torque rods and make them adjustable, I...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 94,589
Posted By petiww
Thanks! Yeah, these old colors still rock. :cool:...

Thanks! Yeah, these old colors still rock. :cool:



Thanks man! Appreciate it!

Update time... Well, nothing serious happened to the car over the summer, been here and there, had a great time....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By petiww
I mean i don't see anything about different path...

I mean i don't see anything about different path wirings to rear taillights in the wiring diagrams.
Every wiring diagram I checked shows the taillight feed from light switch pin 58, which is active...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By petiww
I don't think its wired differently. Try another...

I don't think its wired differently. Try another light switch, sounds like it may be the culprit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By petiww
I have a brand new set of BOGE TABs waiting to go...

I have a brand new set of BOGE TABs waiting to go in. Right now the old ones are still holding up, the left one is slowly separating and starting to tear but its still not clunking, nor collapsed....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By petiww
Guibo, all i can think of is the thick parts of...

Guibo, all i can think of is the thick parts of the guibo are pushed or pulled, and it may have some influence in resonances.

Two driveshafts were tried in the car, both were pulled apart, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By petiww
As I've been daily driving it in the past months,...

As I've been daily driving it in the past months, these vibes slowly made me to do something about it... In the city it shaked the mirror and can be felt in the whole chassis thats its resonating...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By petiww
There is no need to index the bushings in the...

There is no need to index the bushings in the front suspension.
Indexing is needed when the bushing rubber is formed specially (with lightening in areas) or the center piece is eccentric, which...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By petiww
It does not really matter which wire goes where...

It does not really matter which wire goes where as its a simple inductive sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By petiww
How slow is this?

On a scale from 1 to 10, how slow is this stock 740 wagon? Previously it sat on an open field for 8 years, needed a MAF, injectors, radiator, cam cover gasket, fresh can of fuel (intank was rusted to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By petiww
Mine works just fine (when the germanium diode...

Mine works just fine (when the germanium diode allows it haha), cover came from an ABS 940 G80 axle. Although one resistor was swapped on the speedo pcb board because the steelmetal cover had 820 Ohm...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By petiww
Check the sway bar if it has an alu cover, who...

Check the sway bar if it has an alu cover, who knows?!
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=342319
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By petiww
I thought about just sourcing two other middle...

I thought about just sourcing two other middle latch (the one with the short seatbelt on it) in place of the cable type latch which is hard to sit on. This way you dont need to modify the chassis.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 94,589
Posted By petiww
Thanks! Yeah, must have been awesome! All "we"...

Thanks!
Yeah, must have been awesome! All "we" had back then in Hungary were just eastern block cars with a lot of smoke. :lol:
Like on this photo from 1983:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By petiww
Could be dry swaybar to chassis bushings. If dry,...

Could be dry swaybar to chassis bushings. If dry, over time they easily eat away a few mm from the sway...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,930
Posted By petiww
Then it threw a CEL light while going to work...

Then it threw a CEL light while going to work (after 10km and a restart). It certainly works to some extent, but thats it. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,930
Posted By petiww
I bought a 007 MAF to run the 740 properly, and...

I bought a 007 MAF to run the 740 properly, and tried it in brownie. Stuttering, crap idle, bad "no throttle->accelerating" transitions. After a few kilometres in the city got it running just as...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 94,589
Posted By petiww
Well, its still a stock 13c turbo with a T cam,...

Well, its still a stock 13c turbo with a T cam, so its definitely not the most powerful out there at high revs. But i think its fun to drive, with the instant torque down low. :e-shrug: :-P
Drag...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 94,589
Posted By petiww
Terrific? Why do you think that?

Terrific? Why do you think that?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,930
Posted By petiww
Well, I'm not sure if anyone actually tried this,...

Well, I'm not sure if anyone actually tried this, but I bought a '87 740 donor car with LH2.2. It had no MAF, so i threw in the LH2.4 MAF from brownie. Well, it runs nicely, no check engine light or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By petiww
Am i correct that this is an automatic car? By...

Am i correct that this is an automatic car? By the frequency of the vibrations I'd say this problem relates to the transmission, as you stopped and the noise was still there...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 94,589
Posted By petiww
Update time! Although there isn't much to...

Update time!
Although there isn't much to report, but had some great time with the car at least!
To prepare for the annual national Volvo meet i just wanted to accomplish some aesthetical fixes....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By petiww
There is no more than two bearings supporting the...

There is no more than two bearings supporting the countershaft in an M45/M46. If its not an early type, both front and rear countershaft bearings are standard size 44649-610 ones. Dont forget to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By petiww
Well, it was a weird one, but its solved! So i...

Well, it was a weird one, but its solved!
So i thought its the handbrake... Well, everything was put back together as it was before, its working good. However the noise is not there if its applied a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By petiww
I was wrong, it does it all the time no matter...

I was wrong, it does it all the time no matter how warm it is.
Tried handbrake properly this morning, and it does not do the weird noises when its pulled a few clicks. Its good that its probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By petiww
Tried pulling it when it started doing the...

Tried pulling it when it started doing the noises, but wasnt sure about it. Will try tomorrow how does it behave. I must say that it needs a little "heating" before it starts doing it, probably less...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By petiww
Torque rod bushings - as the aftermarket is utter...

Torque rod bushings - as the aftermarket is utter crap - are the original 38 year old ones without any tear. Pretty stiff hourglass shaped style.
Its weird because nothing was changed there, and it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By petiww
I used a bearing puller to push studs out, then...

I used a bearing puller to push studs out, then used the new studs thread to pull them in. No hammering was needed fortunately.
Also I did not touch torque rods, and they are hourglass shaped...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By petiww
Mystery decel rattles in the rear suspension

Hello!

My car developed this strange noise when i swapped in longer wheelstuds and put on 25mm spacers. For the stud swap i just removed the handbrake components and did not pull halfaxles. Axle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By petiww
Is the other tranny still kicking around? I'd try...

Is the other tranny still kicking around? I'd try to put that into reverse via the selector rod. Twist counterclockwise as much as you can and pull. It should slide in (or will slide in if you play...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By petiww
M47s are basically the same as the M46s, so weird...

M47s are basically the same as the M46s, so weird random problems like this can happen with M46s too... With the extra funkyness of the OD unit and its wiring.

If there is some crappy sound in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By petiww
Try a stock shifter lever in it first. Maybe its...

Try a stock shifter lever in it first. Maybe its only that, who knows. :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By petiww
Awesome info! I wish I had all this when i played...

Awesome info! I wish I had all this when i played with my chassis. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By petiww
Sounds like a cps sensor wiring problem. Me...

Sounds like a cps sensor wiring problem. Me thinks when you launch it hard the engine moves so much that it looses signal because of wiring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By petiww
Do you have a chance to check it with a strobe...

Do you have a chance to check it with a strobe light?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By petiww
Vacuum lines or vacuum advance/retard unit,...

Vacuum lines or vacuum advance/retard unit, blockage (carbon buildup), sticky distro plate, maybe the distributor shifted itself into another position. Could be a few things :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,088
Posted By petiww
Oh! I used the cars original wiring so i did not...

Oh! I used the cars original wiring so i did not have to fiddle with it. As i know it mostly fits just fine, maybe a few wires need attention, (depin and put in correct location) but its minor afaik....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,088
Posted By petiww
Those two wires? Not that difficult. Check engine...

Those two wires? Not that difficult. Check engine light wire to stock lambda sond light location (ecu grounds the brown wire), and speedo wire connected to the speedo (blue wire). It can be seen...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By petiww
To me it sounds like ignition is not set up...

To me it sounds like ignition is not set up properly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,088
Posted By petiww
For the installation: I needed to trim a bit both...

For the installation: I needed to trim a bit both from the speedo pcb and the cluster pcb. On the cluster pcb i had to trim it so much that one track is cut thru. I reconnected it with a red wire...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,088
Posted By petiww
Yeah, if you still need any more input or...

Yeah, if you still need any more input or pictures tell me, I may have a few more photos on the computer. I tried to install it as clean as possible, but eventually it turned out to be just so-so......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,830
Posted By petiww
:omg:

:omg:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 94,589
Posted By petiww
Took the car on a 400km roundtrip to Budapest and...

Took the car on a 400km roundtrip to Budapest and back to have fun and to meet with Mano and bring some garage stuff home from his buddy....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 94,589
Posted By petiww
:lol: :lol: Rear end finally got a treatment...

:lol: :lol:

Rear end finally got a treatment I wanted a long time, 25mm spacers and 25mm longer wheelstuds. I did my wheelarches with this in mind, so from the beginning the rear wheels were deep...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 94,589
Posted By petiww
Had some time to wash off winter crap from the...

Had some time to wash off winter crap from the underside of the car:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/880/27407078328_1d4c8e3832_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HKSrxf)20180406_162402...
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