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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,219
Posted By Jesse B
The last time I did a water pump on my 940, I...

The last time I did a water pump on my 940, I kept putting the return pipe o-ring in the pump and then jamming the pipe in. It ruined the o-ring. I learned that you have to put the o-ring on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,916
Posted By Jesse B
My '73 ES is exactly the same way.

My '73 ES is exactly the same way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jesse B
Could also be the intake manifold gasket. The one...

Could also be the intake manifold gasket. The one on my 940 had warped so that one of the gasket rings was elliptical. Made the engine shake quite a bit. Nice and smooth now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,383
Posted By Jesse B
Thanks! I found it in NH of all places! It has...

Thanks! I found it in NH of all places! It has what I think is an odd assortment of options: cloth seats, no sunroof, but heated seats, power driver seat, cruise, etc. Beautiful merlot color with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,383
Posted By Jesse B
I just bought a 124k mile '95 945. I'd go...

I just bought a 124k mile '95 945.

I'd go ahead and get a new fuel pump relay, and keep the old one as a spare.

I changed out my Crank Position Sensor (CPS) even though mine was a white-banded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,250
Posted By Jesse B
Pro Parts, but cheap: ...

Pro Parts, but cheap:
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-e-code-headlight-molding-right-240
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,606
Posted By Jesse B
I would've too. They don't let you do in-store...

I would've too. They don't let you do in-store pickup like eEuro and FCP.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,606
Posted By Jesse B
Yes, I just canceled an order with them because I...

Yes, I just canceled an order with them because I called Wednesday to order it, and specifically asked them what I could do to get it by the weekend (I live like 60 miles away). I was told that I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,450
Posted By Jesse B
Yeah, the front pump would power the two...

Yeah, the front pump would power the two windshield nozzles and maybe even headlight nozzles for the Euro market? The front pump is slightly larger than the rear. I wonder if I'm in danger of blowing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,450
Posted By Jesse B
Thanks! I'll give it a shot. The bottoms look...

Thanks! I'll give it a shot. The bottoms look identical, and the plugs are the same. What could possibly go wrong!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,119
Posted By Jesse B
The two head gaskets that I've done to b230...

The two head gaskets that I've done to b230 engines (non-turbos) was due to coolant leaking out the exhaust side of the engine. In both cases, it was just weeping though, not spraying. And in both...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,450
Posted By Jesse B
Front/rear washer pump compatibility

Does anyone know if the front and rear washer pumps for a 945 are interchangeable?

I have two front ones in my parts stash but it's the rear one that's not working.

They sure look the same...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,914
Posted By Jesse B
For the record, it is in fact on the passenger...

For the record, it is in fact on the passenger side, behind the tail light on my 945. It's sorta glued to the metal with butyl rubber
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,914
Posted By Jesse B
Thanks everyone! I'll have to go dig a little...

Thanks everyone! I'll have to go dig a little deeper.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,914
Posted By Jesse B
Is your reservoir and pump on the driver's or...

Is your reservoir and pump on the driver's or passenger's side? Mine is on the driver's side (non-turbo), so I would think they would've gone straight back with the hoses? Either way, I don't see one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,914
Posted By Jesse B
Rear washer check valve location

Does anyone know where the check valve for the rear washer is on a '95 945? And how do I access it? I've lifted up the floor panel on the driver's side, and I think I can see where the hose goes over...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,033
Posted By Jesse B
Maybe put the old temp sensor back in and see if...

Maybe put the old temp sensor back in and see if it starts? Maybe the new one is defective?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,368
Posted By Jesse B
Not sure about the high idle, but I'd imagine...

Not sure about the high idle, but I'd imagine changing the intake manifold gasket will help with the lumpiness. I just changed out mine, and found that the #1 intake portion had become elliptical in...
Forum: website & board 02-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 136,952
Posted By Jesse B
Donated. Support your local Turbobricks!

Donated. Support your local Turbobricks!
Forum: events 03-30-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,836
Posted By Jesse B
For those going this year, consider...

For those going this year, consider preregistering with Volvos @ Carlisle. You've probably seen our tent before. It's the one with all the food and raffle items. We'll be serving meals Friday night...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,637
Posted By Jesse B
I must've been hitting the sauce a little too...

I must've been hitting the sauce a little too hard last night.:nod:

There doesn't seem to be much info about this out there. I did a search expecting some swedespeed stuff to come up, but I see...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,637
Posted By Jesse B
This doesn't answer your question, and I'm...

This doesn't answer your question, and I'm probably just being pedantic, but a v50 is a P1, no?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,856
Posted By Jesse B
You should inspect the Crank Position Sensor...

You should inspect the Crank Position Sensor (CPS) wire that snakes down behind the rear-mounted distributor and onto the sensor itself located on top of the bellhousing. The wiring cracks and lets...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,558
Posted By Jesse B
My US model '88 had a driver's side only. ...

My US model '88 had a driver's side only.

Check this out:
https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/ElectricalSRS.htm

Tells you how to diagnosis and reset the light. Seems like they come on for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,948
Posted By Jesse B
For some reason (cost?) Volvo superseded the old,...

For some reason (cost?) Volvo superseded the old, metal-sheathed style with the new crappy plastic ones. The last time I needed one, I was lucky and found an NOS Gemo one at my local ma and pa parts...
Forum: events 05-20-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,806
Posted By Jesse B
So I was gonna bring my '69 145 but it has a loud...

So I was gonna bring my '69 145 but it has a loud drivetrain and eats oil on engine breaking. Then I decided to bring my new-to-me '91 245SE, but it still needs a bunch of stuff, so I will be there...
Forum: events 05-17-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,806
Posted By Jesse B
Definitely not Sunday. Everyone is packing up and...

Definitely not Sunday. Everyone is packing up and leaving in the morning.
Forum: events 05-04-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,237
Posted By Jesse B
Gonna try to make it in my 145 or 245SE.

Gonna try to make it in my 145 or 245SE.
Forum: events 05-04-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,806
Posted By Jesse B
Too early to tell!

Too early to tell!
Forum: events 05-03-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,806
Posted By Jesse B
Got my windshield sticker yesterday. I was...

Got my windshield sticker yesterday.

I was planning on bringing my '69 145, but I think I may go for comfort and take something a little more boring like my '91 245SE or my '01 v70.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,564
Posted By Jesse B
You're welcome! Hope you can take them both home.

You're welcome! Hope you can take them both home.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,564
Posted By Jesse B
This is probably more accurate. I think my front...

This is probably more accurate. I think my front wheel might have been turned in a bit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,564
Posted By Jesse B
I measured: -Front (without bumper) ~20" ...

I measured:

-Front (without bumper) ~20"
-Rear (with bumper) ~48"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,564
Posted By Jesse B
K. Will try to remember to do this tonight.

K. Will try to remember to do this tonight.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,564
Posted By Jesse B
I have a '69 145. Do you not care about the...

I have a '69 145. Do you not care about the bumpers?
Forum: events 03-23-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,806
Posted By Jesse B
I will be there in my '69 145. Really trying...

I will be there in my '69 145.

Really trying to be optimistic about the crowd.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,417
Posted By Jesse B
(I think) rounded timing gears/belt and squirter...

(I think) rounded timing gears/belt and squirter blocks.

The automatics got a weird, generic-looking plastic shifter gate.

They dropped the matte black thing on the grills, door handles, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,348
Posted By Jesse B
Oh, and do the rear main while you're in there....

Oh, and do the rear main while you're in there. Don't mess with the housing unless it's leaking. Just do the seal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,348
Posted By Jesse B
You'll have to drill a hole in the firewall too...

You'll have to drill a hole in the firewall too for the clutch cable to pass through. You might want to take pictures form the donor car to get an idea of where that's supposed to live.

Also check...
Forum: events 10-26-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,544
Posted By Jesse B
Are there any hotels that are in walking distance...

Are there any hotels that are in walking distance of the show field?
Forum: events 10-21-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,544
Posted By Jesse B
Thanks for the explanation! I had no idea.

Thanks for the explanation! I had no idea.
Forum: events 10-19-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,544
Posted By Jesse B
For everyone saying that they've been trying to...

For everyone saying that they've been trying to minimize camping recently - how so? I've only been going for the past 3 years, so I haven't noticed a difference. Seems like, safety-wise, it's safer...
Forum: events 10-09-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,544
Posted By Jesse B
It's a week later than usual.

It's a week later than usual.
Forum: events 10-09-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,544
Posted By Jesse B
You've got me there.

You've got me there.
Forum: events 10-09-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,544
Posted By Jesse B
OK, but the events for this new show include:...

OK, but the events for this new show include: "the Real Street Shootout, Drifting, the Rolling Exhaust Contest, Burnout Contest, Low Car Limbo."
Forum: events 10-09-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,544
Posted By Jesse B
You mean the "Performance and Style" show right?...

You mean the "Performance and Style" show right? Not the Imports?
Forum: events 10-09-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,544
Posted By Jesse B
Carlisle no more?

Has anyone else seen this?
http://www.carlisleevents.com/carlisle-events/carlisle-import-and-performance-nationals/default.aspx

They're combining the Import Show with the "Performance and Style"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,055
Posted By Jesse B
You should also check out the Volvo 1800 Yahoo...

You should also check out the Volvo 1800 Yahoo email group. 1800list@yahoogroups.com (can't remember exactly how to subscribe)

Lots of good info being traded there. Welcome to the 1800 club!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,532
Posted By Jesse B
I bought an MTC aftermarket one and it was really...

I bought an MTC aftermarket one and it was really hard plastic. It was really hard to get the shift pattern cap into it. I'd say go with OEM.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,417
Posted By Jesse B
If you're going to go all the way to Boston,...

If you're going to go all the way to Boston, there are several shops here. But that's like 40-50 miles from Auburn. Seller might not like a 100 mile test-drive?
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