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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By lookforjoe
The two in my pics, you mean? One is the stock...

The two in my pics, you mean? One is the stock HVAC check valve, the smaller one by the rail is the one I added to the breather nipple vacuum line.
Forum: article composition 07-19-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 48,678
Posted By lookforjoe
Regina +T (Mitsu 13c) is running pretty well. ...

Regina +T (Mitsu 13c) is running pretty well.

Using 280155759's (30lb, '98 V70 LPT) adjustable regulator set to just under 3bar. Wastegate set with no pretension on the rod.

I have a WBO2, and...
Forum: showroom 07-17-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Took care of most of the remaining repairs / mods...

Took care of most of the remaining repairs / mods today

Drilled hole for IAT in the inlet pipe. Have to rewire the harness from the left front to the right front.
...
Forum: showroom 07-16-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Wired the WOT relay terminals Pinout: 1- BL...

Wired the WOT relay terminals

Pinout: 1- BL (+15) 3 - BK (31) 2 - R-WH (TPS 3) 4 - GY-SB (CSV 2)

https://i.postimg.cc/W3t0Phjh/PXL-20210716-172313207.jpg

completed with power drawn from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you, Dave! I could have sworn they...

Thank you, Dave!

I could have sworn they added the one-way valve to the breather nipple vacuum to prevent positive pressure, I guess my memory is faulty. I put one in anyway.
...
Forum: showroom 07-16-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Worked on it all day yesterday - a good 12 hours,...

Worked on it all day yesterday - a good 12 hours, didn't pack it in until after 10pm. Unfortunately it's not done - the fuel rail I modified is leaking at the NPT fitting I braised. I have a spare...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By lookforjoe
The more the merrier - if you can post a couple...

The more the merrier - if you can post a couple clear pics of the top of the engine for reference, that would be great! Also a clear pic of the vacuum diagram sticker, if it's still present.

TIA
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By lookforjoe
I'm doing a +T, but I like things to be correct....

I'm doing a +T, but I like things to be correct. I don't have any reference pics, just working from memory. so if you can photo the top of your engine showing the vacuum lines, etc., that would be...
Forum: showroom 07-14-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Got the exhaust on today, then worked on the...

Got the exhaust on today, then worked on the wiring for the eFan and the PTC

Using the Volvo 2 speed fan & relay - wired using the old AC fan relay signals (components 82 & 495, BL-SB wires). I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By lookforjoe
Thanks - I did try his linked page for that - he...

Thanks - I did try his linked page for that - he doesn't have the 700/900 turbo vacuum diagram :(
Forum: showroom 07-14-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you. LOL - yes, that would tend to be...

Thank you.

LOL - yes, that would tend to be the normal progression - body first, then mechanicals. In this case, I'm doing the mechanical first because I can do that in-between all the work I'm...
Forum: showroom 07-13-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Got the fan/shroud sorted as best possible. ...

Got the fan/shroud sorted as best possible.

https://i.postimg.cc/Zn6zcGjj/PXL-20210713-164406503.jpg

nub on radiator - so if fan did walk inward, it would hit this first. My C30 has this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By lookforjoe
Need Help - pics of Stock 1990- Turbo engine

Looking for the stock layout of the vacuum & breather hoses along with the one-way valve locations, securing brackets on the VC, etc.,

I did search & haven't found any stock pics that show the...
Forum: showroom 07-12-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Slow going today. Torqued the cam bearing caps -...

Slow going today. Torqued the cam bearing caps - 18ft/lb - didn't get to finish that yesterday with the heavy downpour interruption. After that, I Got the valves adjusted (finally) - all were around...
Forum: showroom 07-11-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Cut off the water pump snout, leaving 1/4" or...

Cut off the water pump snout, leaving 1/4" or less for centering the pulley, also notched the fan shroud so it sits approx 1/4" further forward
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,173
Posted By lookforjoe
The large(r) IC setups must have a different AC...

The large(r) IC setups must have a different AC condenser? Also those interfere with the oil-to-air cooler placement. Basically, I can't use the forward mounted larger IC with the setup I have, so I...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,173
Posted By lookforjoe
Reviving this one. Trying to find pics of...

Reviving this one.

Trying to find pics of the fan install on a 740 +T. I have several fan shrouds (P1, 850/X70, 960), and the 960 one seems the best fit - HOWEVER - the fan basically touches the...
Forum: showroom 07-10-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Have a deadline now - Ann needs the wagon on...

Have a deadline now - Ann needs the wagon on Friday to cart supplies to her annual summer camp reunion in the Harrimans. I found that the hard lines on the steering rack itself rusted out while has...
Forum: showroom 07-09-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Tacked the air intake sections together - have to...

Tacked the air intake sections together - have to add the extension to push the filter out

https://i.postimg.cc/XNwwTj18/PXL-20210709-170641512.jpg
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Forum: showroom 07-08-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Revised the plan for the inlet piping - ...

Revised the plan for the inlet piping - determined that it would take up less space if I make the inlet pipe out of mostly tubing instead of hoses - especially as I need to allow for the breather...
Forum: showroom 07-08-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Started test fitting the downpipe and hoses, IC...

Started test fitting the downpipe and hoses, IC piping, etc.

https://i.postimg.cc/TYMS4twB/PXL-20210707-222332860.jpg


swapped out the trans cooler lines for the turbo version - the bends are...
Forum: showroom 07-06-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Got back to the wagon today - -10AN fittings...

Got back to the wagon today - -10AN fittings came, so I figured out the drain routing.

Turned out the line I had already assembled aligned OK at the pan like this - just needed to be longer to...
Forum: showroom 07-03-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Got the oil pan swapped out yesterday, and not...

Got the oil pan swapped out yesterday, and not much else - it's been so many years since I worked on a 'Redblock' I forgot what a PITA the oil pan is to remove & made it just take longer by following...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,368
Posted By lookforjoe
In your excellent 3/02/2014 post...

In your excellent 3/02/2014 post (http://www.turbobricks.org/forums/showpost.php?p=4841878&postcount=7) you have stated 1/2 BSP to -8 ; Can you verify whether its 5/8" or 1/2" BSP? I may need to go...
Forum: showroom 07-01-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Oil cooler parts cleaned up ...

Oil cooler parts cleaned up

https://i.postimg.cc/9QFYHR4h/PXL-20210701-170029721.jpg

cooler upper mount bracket repaired - tab welded in place (thanks Adam, for the reference photos!)
...
Forum: showroom 07-01-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,608
Posted By lookforjoe
Its not bad at all on a 91 - just had to modify...

Its not bad at all on a 91 - just had to modify (cut & weld) the inner metal mount brackets for the revised offset, and trim the plastic filler cap
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,623
Posted By lookforjoe
As a side question - I need to weld my 90 cast...

As a side question - I need to weld my 90 cast turbo manifold - it has about a 1/4-3/8" crack on #3 runner into the collector.

Anyone have experience with this?
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-30-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,623
Posted By lookforjoe
CX on left (with diverter added by me) Treadstone...

CX on left (with diverter added by me) Treadstone on right (comes with diverter)

https://i.postimg.cc/zffzddRf/IMG-1574.jpg

My experience was that the Treadstone allowed me to make more power....
Forum: showroom 06-30-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Worked on cleaning up all the oil cooler parts -...

Worked on cleaning up all the oil cooler parts - fitted new o-rings after the ring seats were decontaminated. Cleaned up the pipes, hard lines & oil cooler brackets (no pics)

Early style - takes...
Forum: showroom 06-29-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Started on the engine mechanicals - (Volvo)...

Started on the engine mechanicals - (Volvo) seals, (Volvo) t/belt, (GMB) water pump - need to pull the intake & exhaust next to prep for the turbo.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-26-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,797
Posted By lookforjoe
My old wagon was my DD Forman years - good at...

My old wagon was my DD Forman years - good at 450-500AWHP. I killed it 6 years ago now trying to get more than 500 out of it, ****ed with the ignition mapping & GM coils too much & broke all the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By lookforjoe
Besides the dash switch not working- ...

Besides the dash switch not working-

"patched" a tiny leak - WTF does that even mean? Duct tape? Either you fixed the leak or you didn't. Patching is really not a thing with AC - please clarify....
Forum: showroom 06-24-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,608
Posted By lookforjoe
Many thanks for the confirmation & schematic....

Many thanks for the confirmation & schematic. I'll have to take it off & see what I can see with the innards. The Depot version has simplified adjusters (only two, no center one) - the inner does the...
Forum: showroom 06-23-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,608
Posted By lookforjoe
I assumed the lower H3 (2) is the fog - however...

I assumed the lower H3 (2) is the fog - however them seem to point at the sky (!) The DEPO lamps don't have very good adjusters. Is the lower inner in fact the foglamp?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,745
Posted By lookforjoe
Why would you need to touch the banjo bolt? The...

Why would you need to touch the banjo bolt? The remote plate would go where your oil filter is now, after the oil cooler t/stat housing. If you put the sandwich between the arm & the block, then how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By lookforjoe
Turbo or no? If turbo - do you have the injector...

Turbo or no? If turbo - do you have the injector ballast pack plugged in?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,669
Posted By lookforjoe
3M vinyl wrap may be cheaper than the old school...

3M vinyl wrap may be cheaper than the old school 4" wide tape - "easier" to apply (in terms of bubbles) than regular wide film. I uswed the standard 3M wide roll tape/film in the past on various...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 319,618
Posted By lookforjoe
Drive to Carlisle - only me & one Volvo this year...

Drive to Carlisle - only me & one Volvo this year -

https://xwebforums.com/forum/index.php?attachments/pxl_20210514_172811558-jpg.47179/

Fiat got moved away from adjacent to the Volvo section...
Forum: showroom 06-05-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Found there is a significant catch with this...

Found there is a significant catch with this repair fix - if you DON'T install the clamp with the ears facing down/rearward - they puncture the gas tank when the rear is loaded with a few hundred...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,247
Posted By lookforjoe
Nice car! Curious - do you have the stock...

Nice car!

Curious - do you have the stock breather box & vent hose to the inlet pipe (where the PTC is attached?) unless you're running a larger turbo, that really should keep a vacuum draw on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,828
Posted By lookforjoe
What are you basing that information on? That...

What are you basing that information on? That really makes no sense. Viscous clutches are not affected by horizontal/vertical orientation (when stored). Volvo units back in the 80's when I worked in...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By lookforjoe
Oof. Better off spending your dollars on a later...

Oof. Better off spending your dollars on a later drivetrain swap. Relying on the B20 in a 75 MY sucks - or did you already take care of that aspect?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,867
Posted By lookforjoe
Using an oil with a limited slip additive is...

Using an oil with a limited slip additive is unlikely to cause any issues with a non-existent limited slip :)
If you had a posi, then you would need to be particular about additives. The Volvo ****...
Forum: showroom 05-26-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,941
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you. Finally got the handbrake parts. ...

Thank you.

Finally got the handbrake parts.

https://i.postimg.cc/nzyZgS56/PXL-20210525-204026370.jpg

made a bracket to replace the upper center cover one that had rotted away
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,598
Posted By lookforjoe
As suggested above, did you replace the coolant...

As suggested above, did you replace the coolant temp sensor with the correct 2.4 version yet? Also confirm the terminals for it have not corroded. That will absolutely cause an issue during the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,080
Posted By lookforjoe
You may have jinxed yourself having stated that -...

You may have jinxed yourself having stated that - you know, Murphy's law :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,625
Posted By lookforjoe
Same bolt pattern? Do you mean the hub spline &...

Same bolt pattern? Do you mean the hub spline & nut? The 850 has tilt -wheel & (larger) spline sizing same as 960, so I'd have to say the answer would be a no..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,005
Posted By lookforjoe
The nuts are M6x1 flanged nuts. Studs are M6x1 x...

The nuts are M6x1 flanged nuts. Studs are M6x1 x approx 50mm
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,136
Posted By lookforjoe
Good info here. Many thanks to culberro for the...

Good info here. Many thanks to culberro for the pn he opted ofr. I want to change the pump on the 91 Regina wagon, since I have no idea if it has ever been touched (220K miles). Summit has the AEM...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,479
Posted By lookforjoe
US market cars had airbags in 1988. '87 760 would...

US market cars had airbags in 1988. '87 760 would have had driver's airbag, but not 740's if I recall correctly. 87 was also when ABS came in

If anyone has the "New Car Features" greenbooks, that...
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