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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By moustacio
If I remember, it takes a little convincing/force...

If I remember, it takes a little convincing/force to pull out and push in the thumb screw with the o ring on there. Did yours pull out easily after the threads? Maybe the o ring dried out and shrunk...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By moustacio
If your talking about the black plastic knob,...

If your talking about the black plastic knob, there is an o ring. It's the same one as the dipstick o ring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
Thanks Redwood Chair, That was one of my...

Thanks Redwood Chair,

That was one of my questions to begin with



With all the concerns about quality these day I wasn't sure if a Bosch pump would hold up that long.

Thanks again
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
Hi yarchlrl, Thanks for posting more...

Hi yarchlrl,

Thanks for posting more information on the DW pumps.

If you don't mind can you post a link of the fuel hose that you used, or what kind and where you obtained it? Also interested...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By moustacio
Hey everyone, Thought I would give an update...

Hey everyone,

Thought I would give an update to this problem. Turned out to be the same problem as Fumomike. Bad in line fuel pump in my case.

After swapping the rsr the problem occasionally...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
Hope y'all don't mind another question. I've been...

Hope y'all don't mind another question. I've been reading a lot on the single pump conversion but am not sure on something...

Is it necessary to replace the fuel sender to fuel cage (i.e. where...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
Thanks for the responses, it puts me more at ease...

Thanks for the responses, it puts me more at ease on going with the dw200.

And I suppose if I go with the single pump, and it eventually fails, that I will have the stock pumps as a backup.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
Thanks for the feedback guys. Yeah, I've had...

Thanks for the feedback guys.

Yeah, I've had the car for 8 years so I don't think the itch is that strong. Especially on a worn out engine with skinny rods.

Maybe I should start a new thread...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
Does anyone know of a Bosch fuel pump...

Does anyone know of a Bosch fuel pump specifications chart? Couldn't find an inclusive list in my searching.

Fcp has a 6 cylinder 760 pump on clearance and I would like to be certain that it will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By moustacio
Fcp shows the same p/n for both

Fcp shows the same p/n for both
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
And to answer one of my own questions: yes the na...

And to answer one of my own questions: yes the na pump should be just fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
Hi lummert and thank you, The in tank pump...

Hi lummert and thank you,

The in tank pump is a junkyard one as well, but it is working well. Recently put a piece of clear tube from the fuel sender outlet and into the gas tank filler and saw a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
Hey all, Had to obtain a pump to get me by...

Hey all,

Had to obtain a pump to get me by for the mean time. Pulled a Bosch 0 580 464 039 in line fuel pump out of a n/a 1990 245 DL with unknown miles. And the 0 580 464 039 was superseded by 0...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
Thank you tryingbe

Thank you tryingbe
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
Sorry, another question: 4)Will the Bosch...

Sorry, another question:

4)Will the Bosch normally aspirated fuel pump work? Part # 9142044

Ipd has the turbo pump, part number 9142045, listed with the 9142044 as cross reference. And fcp says...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By moustacio
Fuel pump quit. Weighing my options

Hi everyone,

Stock 1988 745 turbo, lh 2.2, b230ft, etc. with at most 10psi boost (usually a lot less).

My in line fuel pump died today on the way to the dentist. Don't need any help diagnosing,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By moustacio
Got my horns working. It was very loose bolts...

Got my horns working. It was very loose bolts connecting the steering column to the dash, from Brickboard below:

"Another thing about the 740's that causes grounding trouble is that the bolts that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By moustacio
Hi and thank you. This is great information...

Hi and thank you.

This is great information and I much appreciate the well thought response.

Thanks again, hopefully I will have a working horn by tonight :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By moustacio
Hey everyone, Thanks for posting this...

Hey everyone,

Thanks for posting this coalminer.

Q. For you or others as I have a similar problem:
How does one go about fixing the bad steering column ground connection?
Was it the horn...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By moustacio
MasterBlaster: thanks for the clarification. ...

MasterBlaster: thanks for the clarification.

ZVOLV: thanks for another idea on how to address the issue.

I'll let y'all know how it turns out. I'll probably try all suggestions at once while I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By moustacio
Hey thank you much for the replies. I will...

Hey thank you much for the replies.

I will continue to run the MMO in the gas until I get around to cleaning the injectors. Or swapping in new high impedance injectors after bypassing the resistor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By moustacio
MMO in Gas

Hi everyone,

Another question for y'all:
So I filled up and added Marvel Mystery Oil to the gas (around 6 ounces for around 16 gallons of gasoline) and now I don't have any of the symptoms in my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By moustacio
Hi stiligFox and thank you for the help. I...

Hi stiligFox and thank you for the help.

I have some CRC electrical cleaner that I will try (I should get some of the good stuff though).

Probably won't get to it in a while but I will post...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By moustacio
Yes, I couldn't find a diagram so I chased the...

Yes, I couldn't find a diagram so I chased the path to the bulbs. And like you say they all run in line.

My bulbs have a socket with brass? contacts connecting to the board. The board looked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By moustacio
Oh right on thank you. I'll do that next time I...

Oh right on thank you. I'll do that next time I have the cluster out.
Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By moustacio
Re-flowed some solder on the board and installed...

Re-flowed some solder on the board and installed but still no background lights on the left portion. Smacked the dashboard and it lit right up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By moustacio
Cluster lights/temp gauge (740)

Hi everyone,

A few questions about my 1988 745 with yazaki instrument cluster.

1) the background lights, illuminating the gauges, only work on the right side of the cluster. All of the bulbs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By moustacio
:-) Pure mathematician at work... I'm the...

:-)

Pure mathematician at work... I'm the worst with electrical problems
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By moustacio
Thank you, I will check those again

Thank you, I will check those again
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By moustacio
Confirmed continuity form the horn button(s)...

Confirmed continuity form the horn button(s) (depressed) to the ground wire connection at the horn itself. Still no beep
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By moustacio
Horny Wiper Syndrome (745)

Hi all,

I have a 1988 745 that has developed a horny wiper. I.E. When I go to honk the horn, I get no horn and my tailgate wiper decides to wipe. I've researched the problem and have gone through...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By moustacio
Hi there, It looks like the joint there is...

Hi there,

It looks like the joint there is missing the metal donut, I think "they" call it a gasket. Maybe saw of them bolts, if you can't turn them off, and stuff one in. Unless the rust has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By moustacio
Not ALL rwd volvos had driveshafts with 3 u...

Not ALL rwd volvos had driveshafts with 3 u joints

http://www.volvopartswebstore.com/showAssembly.aspx?ukey_assembly=234577&ukey_make=865&ukey_model=20457&modelYear=1988&ukey_category=7095
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By moustacio
Yeah you can measure the circumference and get...

Yeah you can measure the circumference and get the diameter from that. Maybe even wrap a piece of painters tape around the prop shaft and mark it, probably more accurate than holding a piece of line....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By moustacio
Fcp has this one: ...

Fcp has this one:

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-drive-shaft-center-support-bearing-183265-2

Says it fits 50.8 mm driveshaft and also gives id, od of the bearing itself.

I would wrap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By moustacio
Hey thank you for the replies and assurance. ...

Hey thank you for the replies and assurance.

Was having bad rpm jumps and vacuum loss upon shifting to neutral before fixing some fuel issues. Glad to hear this is "normal" behavior after fixing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By moustacio
Q. for those with manual transmission

Hey all,

Quick question that should apply to anyone with a manual transmission:

While driving and then putting the car in neutral, does your vacuum reading fluctuate slightly? Also, same...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,805
Posted By moustacio
Breather box drain tube seems to be unobstructed....

Breather box drain tube seems to be unobstructed. I fished down some wire and was able to pull the wire in and out after passing the bend. No chunks came up with the wire so I'm thinking the drain...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,805
Posted By moustacio
Sorry to keep bringing this back but am still...

Sorry to keep bringing this back but am still looking for help/ideas.

So I hooked up a low pressure gauge at the dipstick tube.

At idle there is basically no vacuum or pressure ( less than +...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,301
Posted By moustacio
Just what I have read on this forum really. But I...

Just what I have read on this forum really. But I think the system only needs 75kPa and the additional pressure is putting unwanted stress on other cooling system parts like hoses, heater valve, etc....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,301
Posted By moustacio
Never mind, PromiseRing cleared it up

Never mind, PromiseRing cleared it up
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,301
Posted By moustacio
You must have misunderstood my post. ...

You must have misunderstood my post.

Basically saying the heat on the radiator, and therefore the coolant, is being raised by the hot a/c condenser. Further, with a busted cap which holds no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,301
Posted By moustacio
Hey there, Black cap is 75kPa and green in...

Hey there,

Black cap is 75kPa and green in 150kPa. Consensus seems to be use the black cap. And yes pressure increases boiling temperature.

My situation might be of use to you...

My cap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,393
Posted By moustacio
Sorry to hijack but... dl242gt: I have a...

Sorry to hijack but...

dl242gt:
I have a thread concerning my excessive crankcase pressure. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=331949

How did you find out that you had a clogged...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,805
Posted By moustacio
Yep, if I hold a rubber glove over the oil filler...

Yep, if I hold a rubber glove over the oil filler it inflates.

Do any of my ideas seem like they may help?

I should also note that my last compression test (30K miles ago?) resulted in wet...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,805
Posted By moustacio
Hi and thank you, Yes, all three block vents...

Hi and thank you,

Yes, all three block vents go to the catch can with 5/8" hose.

And yes, there is a 5/8" line going from catch can to pre turbo pipe.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,805
Posted By moustacio
Any other advice?

Hey all,

Looking for some more advice on my CCV situation. I have two vents off of my breather box and another off the block distributor plug running to a catch can getting vacuum from the pre...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,805
Posted By moustacio
Another update: I got the crank case vent...

Another update:

I got the crank case vent that I installed off of the block distributor plug to stop puking oil into the catch can by stuffing some stainless steel wool into the hose just off of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,805
Posted By moustacio
Forgot to mention, from my post #16 update, that...

Forgot to mention, from my post #16 update, that the oil coming from the second vent I added to the breather box was remedied by running the hose more vertically off of the barb fitting I added there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,805
Posted By moustacio
Update: Put 1,000 or so miles with my catch...

Update:

Put 1,000 or so miles with my catch can installed and it's going great. Still have air coming out of the oil fill but seems better and my leaky engine is getting less leaky (front...
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