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Forum: events 02-08-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 122
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Posted By 500dollar744ti
Might be able to come down for this. As I...

Might be able to come down for this. As I recall, it's a 12hr drive for me.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,423
Posted By 500dollar744ti
It seems like there would be no comparison, BUT...

It seems like there would be no comparison, BUT gear ratio makes a difference. My boat is going 35mph at 3000rpm, using less fuel than the equivalent 4 cylinder (in the same boat) that's running...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-17-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Hard rev cut around 4500rpm

Just thought I would pick your brains a little. I still have an old MS1 V3 msns setup on my 740. It's the same one I've been running for the longest time without issue, until now.

I never had a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,194
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Here is the service manual for your engine, you...

Here is the service manual for your engine, you should find everything you need in there.
http://www.boatinfo.no/lib/volvo/manuals/131_171.html#/74

Lower timing mark should line up like this....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,305
Posted By 500dollar744ti
If you put an auxiliary fan in front of the A/C...

If you put an auxiliary fan in front of the A/C condenser that is wired to operate when the A/C compressor is running, you will notice a dramatic increase in A/C performance.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,843
Posted By 500dollar744ti
That's how I do it.

That's how I do it.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,647
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Unfortunately, rotating the distributor on a car...

Unfortunately, rotating the distributor on a car with a crank sensor and computer controlled ignition does nothing to affect timing. It literally only changes the distance the the spark travels from...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 29,579
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Good work, I don't get on here much but those are...

Good work, I don't get on here much but those are commendable numbers!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,616
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Problems are with the engine itself. I can give...

Problems are with the engine itself. I can give you more info via PM.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,616
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Well, I came in here to suggest not using the new...

Well, I came in here to suggest not using the new T6 but it seems you already have done it.

I think it's cool that you have made the engine fit in that car! I'm just not a fan of the new T6,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 44,576
Posted By 500dollar744ti
This.

This.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-17-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 44,576
Posted By 500dollar744ti
I think it's a fantastic idea! But I agree with...

I think it's a fantastic idea! But I agree with JohnV, very risky.

In reality, a head like this will cost $5k-10k, not $500-1000. Thinking back on some of the aftermarket race specific heads...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
narrowed it down to #4 cylinder missing at idle,...

narrowed it down to #4 cylinder missing at idle, compression results are very good. 450ish psi all around.

cranking the engine over with #4 injector pointed into a plastic bottle showed little to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By 500dollar744ti
yes, it has a locker in the IRS diff.

yes, it has a locker in the IRS diff.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Anyway, it was the injection pump.

Anyway, it was the injection pump.
Forum: events 07-25-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By 500dollar744ti
What time are you going there?

What time are you going there?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By 500dollar744ti
You would have to have at least 17 inch wheels to...

You would have to have at least 17 inch wheels to do so, at least using the xc60 calipers, you might need 18" wheels to do the benz calipers.

and since most of turbobricks can't afford these...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,070
Posted By 500dollar744ti
^^ '88 should have a good wiring harness, the...

^^ '88 should have a good wiring harness, the last year for bad ones was '87 and that was only some of them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,070
Posted By 500dollar744ti
I haven't heard any mention of checking the radio...

I haven't heard any mention of checking the radio suppression relay, it basically supplies power to the injectors and can fail just like the fuel pump relay. I would replace or reflow solder to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
here, quick cell phone video, maybe seeing it...

here, quick cell phone video, maybe seeing it will help, also you can see how tight the belt is and let me know if it's too much..

<iframe width="840" height="630"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
I'd like it to idle at factory spec, 750rpm I...

I'd like it to idle at factory spec, 750rpm I think is correct.

What about the overly tight IP belt, how tight is too tight? I installed the IP belt to the same tightness it was before I took out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By 500dollar744ti
make sure you didn't double gasket the filter!

make sure you didn't double gasket the filter!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
What are the chances that a perfectly working...

What are the chances that a perfectly working injection pump just randomly starts acting up without any tinkering?

I thought once those pumps are set, timed and right, that they stay running right...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,432
Posted By 500dollar744ti
hahahahahahahaha!

hahahahahahahaha!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2014, 12:12 PM
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Views: 641
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Lock cylinder rod needs to be re-adjusted, it's...

Lock cylinder rod needs to be re-adjusted, it's clipped in at the wrong spot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,569
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Is it firing on all 4 now or is there a miss? ...

Is it firing on all 4 now or is there a miss? Sounds like a dropped valve guide.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,659
Posted By 500dollar744ti
This thread will probably go on forever but it's...

This thread will probably go on forever but it's a pointless argument because there's no doubt which is better for max power.

The 16v head is so good that Ford guys have figured out how to install...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,569
Posted By 500dollar744ti
I have seen a B230 drop a valve guide, I have...

I have seen a B230 drop a valve guide, I have also seen a B230 drop a valve seat.

The one that dropped the guide had a loud mechanical ticking when running but ran ok other than the noise, you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
^^^ sorry, the issue happens weather hot or cold,...

^^^ sorry, the issue happens weather hot or cold, there isn't any air in the fuel line, I checked that first and the valve clearances are within spec.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
I think more than one of the nozzles are worn. I...

I think more than one of the nozzles are worn. I am going to get 6 reman injectors and heat shields for it. I can't get the rebuild kit or nozzles from Volvo anymore. I think getting 6 injectors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
How can I service the injectors without any...

How can I service the injectors without any special tools? I don't suppose there's a way to check spray pattern without a bench type injector tester?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
The issue is pretty much constant. ...

The issue is pretty much constant.

Fortunately it's not an engine mechanical fault, not the HG either. Compression checks out okay, as follows..

1- 410 psi
2- 460
3- 440
4- 450
5- 460...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
I'm about to do a compression test and see what I...

I'm about to do a compression test and see what I find.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
It's not the injector but it's looking more and...

It's not the injector but it's looking more and more like a blown head gasket around the back corner of the head.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-09-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,659
Posted By 500dollar744ti
I say this with the kindest intentions, don't...

I say this with the kindest intentions, don't waste your time with the 531 if your goal is maximum power.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
I'm going to pull the injector out and...

I'm going to pull the injector out and investigate, how spraying aerosol cleaner causes the idle to clean up is interesting but I have a feeling that's going to lead me to the cause.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
I might be getting somewhere because spraying...

I might be getting somewhere because spraying parts cleaner around the #6 injector causes the idle speed to smooth out and noticeably increase.

What could this indicate?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Timed at .93mm, starts real easy, no smoke, not...

Timed at .93mm, starts real easy, no smoke, not sure of idle speed, a little below what it should be but not struggling to idle.

Bringing the engine speed up slightly eliminates the shake, there's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By 500dollar744ti
D24t rough idle

I got a 1984 760 turbodiesel with a rough idle. I resealed the injection pump a few weeks ago and timed it with the proper tools. The engine was running absolutely smooth and perfect.

Just a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,776
Posted By 500dollar744ti
this. it exploded, now you replace it.

this.

it exploded, now you replace it.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 89,801
Posted By 500dollar744ti
The car has been sitting for a long time but it's...

The car has been sitting for a long time but it's still in good shape. I went out and put a battery in it, then started it for the first time in a long time. It reminded me that I need to tweak...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,390
Posted By 500dollar744ti
I would put the other plugs back in, run the...

I would put the other plugs back in, run the engine until it's super hot, then shut it down and immediately try to loosen the plug. I'm surprised nobody suggested this.

I find it works more...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 119,023
Posted By 500dollar744ti
I approve of this car.

I approve of this car.
Forum: showroom 11-19-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,276
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Yeahh, I've been looking at those, need a 3-3/8"...

Yeahh, I've been looking at those, need a 3-3/8" 0-80MPH GPS speedo. I'm waiting for them to come down in price or for a chinese copy to pop up.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 236,117
Posted By 500dollar744ti
sure can, but it involves a turbo and a few hours...

sure can, but it involves a turbo and a few hours of your time.
Forum: showroom 11-19-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,382
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Very clean install! I love the fresh look and how...

Very clean install! I love the fresh look and how you paid attention to detail.

Does the radiator provide enough cooling for that setup?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,631
Posted By 500dollar744ti
You just change the hose, it's a few dollars for...

You just change the hose, it's a few dollars for the part. Not all cars qualified for the recall.

It's a dumb design and the coolant drips onto the voltage regulator and eats up the brushes in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,961
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Has one of the pins backed out of the connector...

Has one of the pins backed out of the connector on the radio suppression relay?

It happens fairly often and always throws people for a loop.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,210
Posted By 500dollar744ti
Nice build, I don't know why everyone puts v8 and...

Nice build, I don't know why everyone puts v8 and 5.0 badges on their 302 swaps. I guess if you want everyone to know what you swapped in, go ahead. Part of the fun for me when I see engine swapped...
Forum: events 11-07-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,723
Posted By 500dollar744ti
What time are we leaving?

What time are we leaving?
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