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Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 71,817
Posted By petiww
Still drooling all over your projects and fab...

Still drooling all over your projects and fab quality...

I want to ask you about the hollow section you welded in to the sill bottom, back in 2016. What size did you go with and how did you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By petiww
Confirmed on my brown 244, on the left, spring...

Confirmed on my brown 244, on the left, spring seat has two drain holes, on the right it only has one. They somehow got mismatched. Good to know. :grrr:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By petiww
They are not listed as RHD or LHD in the...

They are not listed as RHD or LHD in the catalogs, just left or right, without mentioning the drivers side.
All i could think of is the heavy lead-acid battery on the front left side, which is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By petiww
Strut top spring seat differences

Just to shout out, if anybody has problems with the car leaning the drivers (left) side, check your top spring seats. I did not know they are different, and its possible that i somehow mismatched...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By petiww
I had all my calipers sandblasted then split on...

I had all my calipers sandblasted then split on brownie. I had them zinc plated, then assembled it with new dust shields and new piston square seals. I found all 6 transfer seals rubbery enough, so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By petiww
Thanks! Using that site 3/8" bolt needs...

Thanks!

Using that site 3/8" bolt needs 55Nm, 5/16" bolt needs about 32Nm.

Yesterday night after some thinking I used 50Nm on the big bolts, 30Nm on the small bolts, so im not that far off....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By petiww
Girling caliper tightening torques

Hello!

So I'm doing the brakes on the beater 244 and i disassembled the caliper halves to properly wirebrush and clean the bores. I need proper tightening torques for the bolts.

All bolts have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,894
Posted By petiww
Good one, I wanted to try that too but we have no...

Good one, I wanted to try that too but we have no old Volvos in the junkyards. Thought about going back to its original M cam with the factory shims but i did not have the feeling to downgrade the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,894
Posted By petiww
I have dealt with the same:...

I have dealt with the same: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5978146#post5978146

I think my aftermarket shims are not quite good fit in the buckets, and their surface was not that...
Forum: showroom 12-30-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By petiww
<a data-flickr-embed="true"...

<a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/97357313@N06/43637742275/" title="20180905_060936"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/1898/43637742275_3c900d9d12_b.jpg"...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-28-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,093
Posted By petiww
Of course with the turbo ecu, it wont idle with...

Of course with the turbo ecu, it wont idle with low flow rated na injectors. It thinks it sprays with the green higher flowing ones, so it essentially sprays much less into the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,420
Posted By petiww
Sensor is an inductive coil which is not grounded...

Sensor is an inductive coil which is not grounded to the diff cover. Polarity does not matter.
Forum: article composition 10-25-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 30,560
Posted By petiww
I was the one with the conversion kit! Still did...

I was the one with the conversion kit! Still did not really have time to design the mph gauge face, but as soon as ****ty weather arrives i definitely start it!

Also i did go driveshaft sensor for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,053
Posted By petiww
Chrome strip around windshield can make some...

Chrome strip around windshield can make some great wind noise... Universal rubber strip which fits way better can make it more silent.
A TON of road noise comes up to cabin from the shifter opening....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,750
Posted By petiww
I already love where this is going, especially...

I already love where this is going, especially being a brown 242. Keep up the good work!

I did the same with my left doors and front fenders, just grinding, rust converter and brown alkyton...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,552
Posted By petiww
Yes, i can do MPH ones aswell, just need to...

Yes, i can do MPH ones aswell, just need to design the gauge face. Price is the same, maybe the shipping is a bit cheaper to the UK.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-02-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,552
Posted By petiww
If you want it to be nice, you could buy a...

If you want it to be nice, you could buy a conversion kit from me: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351431

Im currently upgrading the gauge face design with embossing near the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-29-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By petiww
I installed the '86+ electric 240 speedo into the...

I installed the '86+ electric 240 speedo into the early VDO cluster as a few people had done this before. It needs a bit of trim work here and there but it fits and works well. You only need a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 156,430
Posted By petiww
Its in the for sale section already! Hit me up in...

Its in the for sale section already! Hit me up in PM how do you want the gauge face.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By petiww
I had something similar with the alu diff cover...

I had something similar with the alu diff cover lowest bolt and sway bar making contact. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=342319
Also had a rubbing securing plate once at the bottom of...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 156,430
Posted By petiww
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48777436363_d9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48777436363_d9e2e437d9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hji7s8)20190922_162308[1] (https://flic.kr/p/2hji7s8) by Péter Gede (https://www.flickr.com/photos/97357313@N06/),...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By petiww
You can, the filter location on the block is way...

You can, the filter location on the block is way higher than the oil level, so its not a problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By petiww
Easy, just an angle grinder and cutting disc. You...

Easy, just an angle grinder and cutting disc. You need to cut further the two factory slicings (sorry i dont know the proper word for it, the two longitudinal cutouts to allow the clamp to shrink the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By petiww
Its a good idea to change the "5" seal anyway. If...

Its a good idea to change the "5" seal anyway. If the heat exchanger have rotated any bit while removing or tigtening the filter, it probably seeps. I changed this on a 940, and now its leak free and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,789
Posted By petiww
Mount has a few thousand kilometres, so its...

Mount has a few thousand kilometres, so its basically new. Bearing aswell.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,789
Posted By petiww
Would be cool to play with "toys" like that! ...

Would be cool to play with "toys" like that!



I'm pretty sure it has no u-joint or balancing issues. It was the same with another good condition M47 driveshaft.



Yes its somewhere there....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,789
Posted By petiww
So im not the only one... How would you describe...

So im not the only one... How would you describe those vibrations? Just to compare them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,789
Posted By petiww
Everything is decent, only the guibo is old. I...

Everything is decent, only the guibo is old. I don't want to waste money on a new one if it does not solve the problem. Funny but if it would cure the problem i'd just eliminate it with an u-joint....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,282
Posted By petiww
You have the little gear wheel in facing the...

You have the little gear wheel in facing the wrong way. Flip it and check.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,789
Posted By petiww
I'm still fighting with this... 4 people, stuff...

I'm still fighting with this... 4 people, stuff in trunk makes it horrible to accelerate... Deep rumbles...
I don't think it was anything like this when it came from the factory.

So far i only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
240: M47 leak
Views: 1,073
Posted By petiww
I think a proper volvo dealer could get that kit...

I think a proper volvo dealer could get that kit for you: 271575-3
It contains all the gaskets and seals.

I dont know if you want to change the bearings aswell, i can give you part numbers and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
240: M47 leak
Views: 1,073
Posted By petiww
I must have done something wrong then when i...

I must have done something wrong then when i assembled my trans, because even after 2 years its not leaking...
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48545665732_aa4b3bfdd5_k.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
240: M47 leak
Views: 1,073
Posted By petiww
I think the most frequent oil leaking place is...

I think the most frequent oil leaking place is the output shaft seal. High circumferential speed wears it fast, plus the bearing/gearbox design allows the shaft to "wander" around quite a bit even in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,216
Posted By petiww
Not exactly related to this thread, but why not. ...

Not exactly related to this thread, but why not.
Anyone dealt with noisier valvetrain after shimming (especially with aftermarket shims)?
I don't remember my B230 this loud at higher rpms with...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 156,430
Posted By petiww
Thanks! Long time no update, these months...

Thanks!

Long time no update, these months were just, uhm, weird but intense. I'm not going to write long stories in this post, its more of a picture bomb.

So after the last post my buddies Audi...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,182
Posted By petiww
Yes, new central bearing bushing... There's your...

Yes, new central bearing bushing... There's your problem. I just used a sharp scalpel and cut away some material from the bushing. The damn driveshaft was held too tightly in that rubber. If you look...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,182
Posted By petiww
This would be good to check! Had the same thing...

This would be good to check!
Had the same thing with my buddy's car:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=346078
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 156,430
Posted By petiww
Thanks guys! Yeah, i like that it finally looks...

Thanks guys!
Yeah, i like that it finally looks like a factory setup :cool:
https://live.staticflickr.com/7862/40623473423_0fee0ac8f2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24TKVmc)20190409_080126...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,077
Posted By petiww
Damn, on my car i could easily operate the clutch...

Damn, on my car i could easily operate the clutch pedal even with my hands. Healthy stock NA dogdish setup with original cable. I dont think it would ever tear the firewall when its light like...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,927
Posted By petiww
Well, that makes sense as without a bearing there...

Well, that makes sense as without a bearing there is a pretty big bore at the end of crankshaft. All we need to know is the axial distances - does the input shaft even get any close to that bushing....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,927
Posted By petiww
Well, M90 uses the input and output shaft...

Well, M90 uses the input and output shaft arrangement the opposite way than the earlier gearboxes with a trick.

Classic design direct gearboxes have short input shafts with one bearing holding it...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 156,430
Posted By petiww
Finally it looks and works miles better: ...

Finally it looks and works miles better:
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7805/32545828817_369b4d0b25_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RzXT2B)20190328_192510 (https://flic.kr/p/RzXT2B) by Péter Gede...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 156,430
Posted By petiww
Did my first ever 960 whiteblock cam cover...

Did my first ever 960 whiteblock cam cover reseal, damn, what a pita... Serviced a 940 polar aswell... Fought with a tdci mondeo... Bought a new car:...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 156,430
Posted By petiww
Thanks! Well, its quite possible that i can make...

Thanks! Well, its quite possible that i can make a few sets of these conversion kits. Tomorrow i'm going to get a few gauge faces test printed, as I want it to be as close as possible to the original...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,149
Posted By petiww
It was a for a diagnostic rpm pickup sensor.

It was a for a diagnostic rpm pickup sensor.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 156,430
Posted By petiww
Wow! Almost half a year since my last update...

Wow!
Almost half a year since my last update here...
Well, nothing really happened with the car, roads are salty, did not really have time, and it wasn't even with me this winter. Rusty family Opel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,829
Posted By petiww
Could be a bent clutch fork aswell.

Could be a bent clutch fork aswell.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,553
Posted By petiww
I would verify timing base setting with a strobe...

I would verify timing base setting with a strobe light. It is a '88, so it is quite possible that it is too advanced, which would kind of give answer to high idle, power loss and overheating. I'd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,922
Posted By petiww
Coolant slowly circulates through the heater core...

Coolant slowly circulates through the heater core while it is idling, thus cool air can quickly cool it back. Either the heater valve cant open fully, or there is blockage or limescale in the heater...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,437
Posted By petiww
Does your engine have a fifth, blue colored cold...

Does your engine have a fifth, blue colored cold start injector? Does it work? (remove and apply 12V on its terminals)
E10 does not help with cold starts though.
Stronger ignition could help a bit...
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