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Forum: website & board 09-19-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By DEK2688
I’m in, matched poulrais. Any other Canadians...

I’m in, matched poulrais. Any other Canadians wanna kick in?
Forum: showroom 05-06-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
Sad to see them both go, hope they find good...

Sad to see them both go, hope they find good homes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By DEK2688
Source: GCP B204/234 early and late- ...

Source: GCP

B204/234 early and late-

https://i.imgur.com/epdGxsG.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/XdydtOY.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ZC7ojZ0.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/IpNL3Ps.jpg

B230 ‘91-‘97
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By DEK2688
On my 780, my sunroof suffered the same failure...

On my 780, my sunroof suffered the same failure mode.

Drains were perfectly clear, leak started at the rear of the sunroof at the glass to seal interface in heavy rain, which worsened over a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,520
Posted By DEK2688
From TP-305181 '91 700/900 Specifications: ...

From TP-305181 '91 700/900 Specifications:

https://i.imgur.com/Au5kIsQ.jpg?1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Posted By DEK2688
1989 740 AC system, ‘90 should be similar if not...

1989 740 AC system, ‘90 should be similar if not identical:

https://i.imgur.com/m0PmQyX.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/fxKl7SG.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,615
Posted By DEK2688
Not a 240 W/D, this is from a ‘95- 940, but I...

Not a 240 W/D, this is from a ‘95- 940, but I would presume the a/c systems were similar.

https://i.imgur.com/egeOmbF.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/yk6XpVR.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/RF7Rf9v.jpg

The 2...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,334
Posted By DEK2688
The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity. ...

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.

My reference is the last factory 900-series parts guide for UK/Sweden PV-010-68626, Edition 05-1997 with updates to 2001. I tend to not trust word...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,334
Posted By DEK2688
Unfortunately, the V90 lock motor is quite...

Unfortunately, the V90 lock motor is quite different to the 940. The 940 is the first pic, S/V90 is the second. They arent interchangable.

https://i.imgur.com/s7IZear.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,334
Posted By DEK2688
If you don't have a hood switch installed or the...

If you don't have a hood switch installed or the green connector sensor/LED harness, its likely the car never had a true VGA system.

I'd hedge a bet that the car was delivered with only the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,334
Posted By DEK2688
No, you'll need the lock motor. The 9124750 VGA...

No, you'll need the lock motor. The 9124750 VGA 'kit' from Volvo (as below) included the lock motor even for '96- later cars. I doubt very much that they were installed in any car that didn't need...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,458
Posted By DEK2688
Attached is a charging circuit diagram for '85...

Attached is a charging circuit diagram for '85 model year 7-series. Likely very similar or identical to '86. No distinction identified between the B230, B28 or D24 charging circuits listed in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,334
Posted By DEK2688
So you're not looking for a VGA setup, more a...

So you're not looking for a VGA setup, more a Keyless Entry setup similar to what the North American market saw.

From your picture, it occurs to me that your '97 has both the immobilizer system...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,334
Posted By DEK2688
I’ve done a full VGA 2.2 install in my 945, and...

I’ve done a full VGA 2.2 install in my 945, and posted a brief article a while back on the later VGA 2 / 2.2 setup. PM me if you need more info.
Forum: article composition 11-26-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,382
Posted By DEK2688
VGA 2.2 Harnesses, connectors and wiring

Below is a preliminary summary I've written for VGA 2.2 installations applicable for all 9-series. Attached is a .pdf of the components and wiring logic

Notes:
• The connection and harness logic...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 21,293
Posted By DEK2688
That was a DEK special, back in the heady days...

That was a DEK special, back in the heady days when Volvo still sold body-colored rattle can kits. I had a chuckle when I recalled that I had painted the surround 28 years ago.

Your 760 Jurbo will...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 21,293
Posted By DEK2688
I too had an '85 Smurf-blood coloured 740T, many...

I too had an '85 Smurf-blood coloured 740T, many fond memories of that car. I sold it to a guy in BC's interior in the late 90's, and found it 10 years later in a junkyard - pinstripe interior still...
Forum: showroom 04-13-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
^ I have a few small rad shrouds hanging around...

^ I have a few small rad shrouds hanging around from 740/940T's
Forum: showroom 04-13-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
I have a dark grey right front fender off a '90...

I have a dark grey right front fender off a '90 244. Wrong colour, right part.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,478
Posted By DEK2688
^^ Leatherique will sort of soften vinyl, but...

^^ Leatherique will sort of soften vinyl, but nothing like petroleum jelly will. I'd tend to not get Leatherique on the vinyl as its an expensive thing to just waste.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,478
Posted By DEK2688
Yep, if they are 940 seats, then the side...

Yep, if they are 940 seats, then the side bolsters will or may be vinyl.

Only 960 seats have full skin lower cushions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,478
Posted By DEK2688
^ +1 for summer. Taking the seats out to...

^ +1 for summer.

Taking the seats out to treat them the first time is a great way to start using Leatherique.

It may seem excessive, but you'll have a much easier job of initially treating...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,478
Posted By DEK2688
The 960 front seat pan is usually all leather...

The 960 front seat pan is usually all leather except for the sleeves at the front/rear for the seat frame upholstery rod; the seat backs are leather faced.

Leather will have a suede backside with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,478
Posted By DEK2688
I've restored/redyed a few seats a la Leatherique...

I've restored/redyed a few seats a la Leatherique - including repairing some bad cracking using their crack filler.

http://www.leatherique.com/products.html

Theres DIY instructions on the home...
Forum: showroom 06-16-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
I would have kept this engine and trans, but I...

I would have kept this engine and trans, but I have 5 other L-blocks at home and no interest in testing the wife's patience further.

I'll separate for a local purchase if desired.
Forum: showroom 06-14-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
I have a freshly pulled complete B230FT/AW-71...

I have a freshly pulled complete B230FT/AW-71 from my '91 945SE. Its an L-block, but I havent pulled the pan to see if the squirters are installed. Here is the thread: ...
Forum: showroom 04-10-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
Mr Meriam-Webster 'splains it far more gooder...

Mr Meriam-Webster 'splains it far more gooder than me can do...

"1540s, from Latin salubris "promoting health, healthful," from salus (genitive salutis) "welfare, health" (see salute (v.))....
Forum: showroom 04-10-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,991
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Posted By DEK2688
I'm down for Saturday, open for Sunday depending...

I'm down for Saturday, open for Sunday depending on post sausage-fest salubriousness...

I'll stand by as the second hoist, should the first fall thru. I can corral a buddy into hauling my hoist...
Forum: showroom 04-04-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,991
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Posted By DEK2688
I certainly have a hoist - and would be delighted...

I certainly have a hoist - and would be delighted to supply it. Buuut it doesnt fit in the wifes' Civic, and the prissy 780 has absolutely refused to carry such a big filthy thing.

Just need a...
Forum: showroom 11-18-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,991
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Posted By DEK2688
Exactly what I was looking for! I'll call dibs on...

Exactly what I was looking for! I'll call dibs on the cover please - I can give it a safe, warm and comfy home for years to come. PM me with details, bounty requirements, etc.
Forum: showroom 04-05-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3,991
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Posted By DEK2688
Certainly not when he appeared on my driveway a...

Certainly not when he appeared on my driveway a day later than expected.

DET17 - looks like a go for a cross border run on Saturday. I'll email you with the particulars.
Forum: showroom 01-08-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
Ive got an ipd one here - yours for the taking...

Ive got an ipd one here - yours for the taking...
Forum: showroom 01-07-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 51,976
Posted By DEK2688
My '90 780T that I've owned for 18 years lurking...

My '90 780T that I've owned for 18 years lurking in the back 40 on my old property.

Its 780 #9911. Charcoal interior, blue pearl metallic. A tight-squish fully rebuilt B230FT L-block was...
Forum: showroom 09-17-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
I'm down for that. Might even wash the 780 before...

I'm down for that. Might even wash the 780 before hand.
Forum: showroom 09-10-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
Try this...looks like #46 or #47 is the...

Try this...looks like #46 or #47 is the unobtainium you seek in the diagram...
Forum: showroom 09-08-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
I can certainly help out.

I can certainly help out.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,328
Posted By DEK2688
Apparently, you didnt even make it to the 5th...

Apparently, you didnt even make it to the 5th paragraph :-P

"I have a nasty tendency to detail things in painful lengthy diatribes, so those with cat-like attention spans will want to find another...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,328
Posted By DEK2688
1. Yes. 2. (left blank intentionally)

1. Yes.
2. (left blank intentionally)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,328
Posted By DEK2688
Moar! Pics later... 07-17-15 ...

Moar! Pics later...


07-17-15

Enlightened

The E-Codes arrived under the fastidious and dutiful care of my rather cheerful and suntanned postal worker, whose ample proportions subject his...
Forum: showroom 08-07-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
Yup, know the brothers and that car well. They...

Yup, know the brothers and that car well. They donated the 945 to me for swapping its l-block and tranny into the 745.

PM me if you wanna know about the 745; it is as described, but best seen in...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,328
Posted By DEK2688
Revised, reposted below.

Revised, reposted below.
Forum: showroom 06-17-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
Folkin' hippies. Come play in a parts hoard with...

Folkin' hippies. Come play in a parts hoard with me instead!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,328
Posted By DEK2688
Moar added, pics to come.

Moar added, pics to come.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,328
Posted By DEK2688
The dreaded curse of an English degree...the...

The dreaded curse of an English degree...the ability and desire to pontificate...

Thanks Jesse! Lots moar to come.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,328
Posted By DEK2688
Added Moar Schtuph! Nearly up to current date.

Added Moar Schtuph! Nearly up to current date.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,328
Posted By DEK2688
DEK2688’s ’93 945T revivification

Intro

I’m DEK2688 by username, but my actual real name is Rich. I’ve been in and around rwd Volvos for 30 years; my first being a ’67 142 in creampuff white when I was 15, much to my parents...
Forum: showroom 05-14-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
Good luck with gettin' those collector plates....

Good luck with gettin' those collector plates. ICBC made the requirements a whole bunch more stringent a few years back from my experience with collector plates on my 780 - which I ultimately ended...
Forum: showroom 05-12-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
Jesse, you can always donate any of your unwanted...

Jesse, you can always donate any of your unwanted Volvo discards - my hoard happily accepts all the Volvo parts I put into it.
Forum: showroom 04-29-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 1,182,658
Posted By DEK2688
^PM'd

^PM'd
Forum: showroom 04-21-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,172
Posted By DEK2688
The gen1 Grandpa E-Codes were made by Bosch... ...

The gen1 Grandpa E-Codes were made by Bosch...

I've had both the H4/H1 dual set-up and the E-Codes on a gen1 car. I preferred the E-Codes for overall quality of light and beam cut-off, the H4/H1...
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