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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Janspeed
- popping and banging from the exhaust could be...

- popping and banging from the exhaust could be lean mixture. So that would suggest not enough fuel supply. Could be caused by a clogged fuel filter.
- if the engine gets too much fuel then it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Janspeed
Yes, technically you could vent the crankcase to...

Yes, technically you could vent the crankcase to the atmosphere. But you would need to close of the port on the intake manifold.
I assume you know it is not environmentally acceptable. You might...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,822
Posted By Janspeed
may be leave the spark plug out, hand crank the...

may be leave the spark plug out, hand crank the engine a few cycles, then spin it over on the starter. I think that will get most coolant out.
BUT, the coolant did not magically end up inside that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 03:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,822
Posted By Janspeed
Maybe the engine had a blown HG from coolant...

Maybe the engine had a blown HG from coolant passage to combustion chamber causing coolant to leak into the cylinder which could cause a hydro lock in that cylinder. Maybe remove the spark plugs and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By Janspeed
Nice, another T16V. Your front suspension is...

Nice, another T16V.
Your front suspension is pretty much like any 740/940.
The brakes however can be different. (calipers, rotor size, those on the later 940's are a bit bigger and use 1 piston,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,925
Posted By Janspeed
also - a (know good or repaired) fuel pump...

also
- a (know good or repaired) fuel pump relais
- the ignition amplifier module (aka 'powerstage')
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,468
Posted By Janspeed
sure reads like you blew the head gasket. Is...

sure reads like you blew the head gasket.
Is there high pressure in the cooling system when the engine is at operating temp? (hard coolant hoses are a sure pointer to a blown HG)
Pull the oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,080
Posted By Janspeed
have a look at a TruTrac...

have a look at a TruTrac (https://www.amazon.com/Detroit-Locker-912A585-Trutrac-Differential/dp/B003XJ9UR4) diff. It's a torque sensing gears-only diff, no clutch pack inside.
If your Volvo has a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,662
Posted By Janspeed
i had a P2 wagon. A worn out ETM can cause many...

i had a P2 wagon. A worn out ETM can cause many other issues like no CC, no traction control. There are nice test procedures in the VIDA software to see what the ETM is (or is not) doing.
i had the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,925
Posted By Janspeed
high idle speed is usually caused by a vacume...

high idle speed is usually caused by a vacume leak.
You wrote that you replaced the injectors. Those things have air seals around them that can leak, specially when they get old and hard.
With...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,822
Posted By Janspeed
Is there any oil in the engine? what level? any...

Is there any oil in the engine? what level?
any oil leak on the engine?
If there is no oil in the engine the case for a locked up engine is stronger.
if there is oil in it it is very unlikely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,112
Posted By Janspeed
if you had this leaking issue between paravan and...

if you had this leaking issue between paravan and hood it is a good idea to take the dizzy cap off completely and clean/dry it inside and outside. Both the red cap and the black cap that sits over...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By Janspeed
ah, i see. I stand corrected.

ah, i see. I stand corrected.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By Janspeed
If a cat is clogged it is usually broken up and a...

If a cat is clogged it is usually broken up and a large piece is lodged sideways blocking flow
or the cat core has melted solid blocking flow.
I don't see any evidence of either.
If you take it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,756
Posted By Janspeed
Sweet pictures, looks like fun! Is the block a...

Sweet pictures, looks like fun!
Is the block a turbo block from the factory? I seem to remember all turbo engines got a higher capacity oil pump. Higher then the oil pumps in the NA-blocks.
You can...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,512
Posted By Janspeed
how is the fuel cap? Is there lots of vacuum in...

how is the fuel cap? Is there lots of vacuum in the tank being filled when you take the cap off?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,276
Posted By Janspeed
OK, thanks to both for the info, i guess i'll be...

OK, thanks to both for the info, i guess i'll be buying a new one.

update:
i bought a new sensor, brand: Meyle.
Installed it and it seems to be fixed. Engine actually seems to start faster,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,276
Posted By Janspeed
quick Q about crank sensor

I am stumped about the intermittent no-start situation of my 780 T16V.
Once the engine starts it will keep on running. But sometimes , usually after i drove the car somewhere else, it refuses to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,896
Posted By Janspeed
interesting springy-thingy. Never seen those...

interesting springy-thingy. Never seen those before. I prefer aeroblades. The wind helps push those onto the glass while the car is moving.
It has already been said before: try slightly changing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,590
Posted By Janspeed
something isn't right, that's for sure. ...

something isn't right, that's for sure.
problem: ignition is not adjustable on a 940.
however, when the cam is timed incorrectly it means the dizzy has been turned as well. Because the dizzy is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,949
Posted By Janspeed
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=35576

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=35576
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,136
Posted By Janspeed
https://fuelsupply.net/top-oem-fuel-pump-manufactu...

https://fuelsupply.net/top-oem-fuel-pump-manufacturers-companies/

Personally i tend to prefer Japanese made parts (like Denso), just because they have top level quality control.
But then again,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,039
Posted By Janspeed
240 electric (Dutch language, sorry) ...

240 electric
(Dutch language, sorry)
https://youtu.be/RnqIva4WXAY
I've seen that car as it was displayed in a volvo carshow. It's really well done.
You can buy complete conversion kits to convert...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,081
Posted By Janspeed
Nice car Boris. Specially the Atacama interior....

Nice car Boris. Specially the Atacama interior. What kind of engine is in it? Stick or automatic?
The driveline is basically 850 so all 850 issues should apply to the C70 as well. I see you already...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,536
Posted By Janspeed
No. it means that the code discription is...

No. it means that the code discription is pointing directly to what is wrong with the AMM. It's either broken or not delivering a proper signal due to some issue like contact corrosionor maybe there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,536
Posted By Janspeed
3-4-4 EGT temperature signal absent or faulty <<...

3-4-4 EGT temperature signal absent or faulty << your car probably has a broken exhaust gas temperature sensor. It's located on the back of the exhaust manifold. Unfortunately this sensor is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,838
Posted By Janspeed
yes, they are but the profile of the casting is...

yes, they are but the profile of the casting is probably a bit different, different enough to fit over the 940 brakes.

If the OP really wants to use the Virgo wheels maybe he can downsize the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,582
Posted By Janspeed
nice numbers. What kind of flywheel are you...

nice numbers.
What kind of flywheel are you using?
I would be kind of nervous if it is a heavy stock cast flywheel...
With rpm's like that forces on a stock flywheel will be very high; i'd use a...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,082
Posted By Janspeed
So it was a boost control issue afterall, nice...

So it was a boost control issue afterall, nice result!
My B204GT has both LH2.4 + EZK chipped and functioning electronically modded TCU for higher boost. In this setup the engine only starts...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-14-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,890
Posted By Janspeed
maybe you can get the spareparts you need on this...

maybe you can get the spareparts you need on this website?
https://nordicar.com/en/product/8610/carburettor-repair-kit-2b5.html

another Dutch website you could contact is BCCP.nl...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,074
Posted By Janspeed
if you have the tools to remove the springs you...

if you have the tools to remove the springs you could remove and disassemble the struts, take out the topmount bearings, clean them properly using some sort of grease solvent and pack those bearings...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,910
Posted By Janspeed
There is a battery inside the alarm unit that...

There is a battery inside the alarm unit that goes bad and starts leaking. Possibly causing all sorts of electrical issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,424
Posted By Janspeed
The engine block needs a good ground connection...

The engine block needs a good ground connection as well. You could consider adding 1 from block to car body.

OLD ground straps often get corroded over time. (can be recognised by a green powdery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,248
Posted By Janspeed
Fun little story: i once bought a cheap V70-T5....

Fun little story: i once bought a cheap V70-T5. The owner said it had a dead new battery. So i was thinking it must be a charging problem. So my friend and me took 3 full batteries :lol:and 2 sets of...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,219
Posted By Janspeed
at least that friction disk has springs in the...

at least that friction disk has springs in the hub. You need them if you use a solid flywheel. Otherwise it will be very hard to drive in everyday street use.

Why did the old clutch start...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,900
Posted By Janspeed
nice video. I always wondered if the G80 can...

nice video. I always wondered if the G80 can engage in both directions. I seems it can.
I have a G80 in my 780. I must say the engagement while demanding traction on snowy/icey surfaces is not what...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,050
Posted By Janspeed
Spark blowout? Check the overall condition of...

Spark blowout?
Check the overall condition of the plugs: worn electrodes? Any cracks in the porcelin? Any dirt or carbon build-up in the recesses of the plugs?
Check the plug gaps. Try closing them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,011
Posted By Janspeed
Does this engine use a separate cold start...

Does this engine use a separate cold start injector? You know, the blue thing? If yes, i seem to remember that those like to dribble fuel even when not in use (= engine at operating temp.) That could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,055
Posted By Janspeed
i'd say anything that will prevent those bolts...

i'd say anything that will prevent those bolts from walking out is a good thing. But i'd still use semi-permanent loctite on the threads.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,502
Posted By Janspeed
Seems normal to me. No pumpage, no pressure. As...

Seems normal to me. No pumpage, no pressure. As far as i know there is no 1way hydraulic valve on the output side of the pump that would prevent pressure to drop.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 263,207
Posted By Janspeed
Klinkt gezond en prima!

Klinkt gezond en prima!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,286
Posted By Janspeed
- bad spray pattern (causes bad evaporation) -...

- bad spray pattern (causes bad evaporation)
- dripping when they are supposed to be closed (this throws off AFR's)
- flow differences between injectors (the ECU expects them to be equal, it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 26,698
Posted By Janspeed
i don't really drive the 780 T16V very much but...

i don't really drive the 780 T16V very much but when i visit mom it's a 450km (280 miles) roundtrip.
There are only 5 things i carry: a spare wheel, spare light bulbs+fuses kit, some V-belts, a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,987
Posted By Janspeed
Did you check if the shock cartridges are in fact...

Did you check if the shock cartridges are in fact equal length (the parts inside the strut tube)
If not and it turns out that the Monroe's are in fact shorter then that could have been the cause of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,591
Posted By Janspeed
sounds pretty normal to me as far as anybody can...

sounds pretty normal to me as far as anybody can judge it from a video recording.
Pistonslap is pretty harmless in these engines and they can do many miles with it.
Rodknock: you would know... it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,104
Posted By Janspeed
oops, i must have been thinking of a 740 or 940....

oops, i must have been thinking of a 740 or 940. my bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,162
Posted By Janspeed
- the B230FK has an airbox with a restrictive...

- the B230FK has an airbox with a restrictive intake orifice. It's easy to open up an extra orifice to match the ease of breathing to that of the HPT (B230FT) airbox. While you are doing that you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,104
Posted By Janspeed
You are probably X-threading it. The sending...

You are probably X-threading it.
The sending unit will have some sort of rubber seal that needs to be compressed by that bung nut.
I'd say, use some petroleum gelly to lube up the thread of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 59,457
Posted By Janspeed
i've worked on a car from a collegue which had...

i've worked on a car from a collegue which had similar problems. In that case the return hole in the master brake cylinder had clogged.
The car braked fine but after 5-10min of driving the brakes...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 33,213
Posted By Janspeed
Not sure from a material and cooling passage...

Not sure from a material and cooling passage perspective.
But there are 2 things you do need to consider:
A. skimming an OHC head brings the cam closer to the crank.
But the belt lenght and teeth...
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