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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 08:26 PM
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The dummy strikes again

Typical summer weather. Temps in the high 90 and low 100s. Noticed that the coolant would puke after shut down. Blew the bugs and dirt out os the rad and a/c condenser. Also found aux fan inop due to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,298
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Ez way is to remove all screws holding the...

Ez way is to remove all screws holding the support and use a hammer to slide it off of the plastic guides. The remove the anti theft bolts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,710
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3m trim adhesive. Also if a sunroof car,...

3m trim adhesive. Also if a sunroof car, reinforce the sides around the opening.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,083
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Holy cow Batman what language are you guys...

Holy cow Batman what language are you guys speaking? I knew that the technology had evolved but this is nuts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,575
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Tires use carbon black in their manufacturing. I...

Tires use carbon black in their manufacturing. I knew a engineer that work for a plant that made carbon black. I asked him what tires,in hie opinion where the best. Michelin was his answer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,230
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The brushes in the voltage regulator are probably...

The brushes in the voltage regulator are probably almost gone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,555
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I bought a 1958 444 decades ago with a seized...

I bought a 1958 444 decades ago with a seized engine. Popped the head off and was lucky that none of the pistons were at tdc. Filled them with atf and Kroil. Let it work while I was at the 1976 new...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,555
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Kroll

Kroll
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2021, 09:08 AM
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Rear shaft front joint must mirror front shaft...

Rear shaft front joint must mirror front shaft rear joint.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-23-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,009
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Ever since I swapped all of the drive train in my...

Ever since I swapped all of the drive train in my Bertone there has been a shudder when you start to move. I think my torque arms are to blame. Yours my be the drive shaft support.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,119
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Try bending the arm to change the angle that the...

Try bending the arm to change the angle that the blade hits the glass. The blade is just a squeegee.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 08:30 AM
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The relay is on the left side of the center stack...

The relay is on the left side of the center stack clipped to the vertical metal frame. Black about one inch square. Give it a wack with the plastic end of a screwdriver. They cause strange problems.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,320
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Budget?

Budget?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2021, 08:40 AM
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Views: 1,802
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It is used for supplying vacuum for the auto...

It is used for supplying vacuum for the auto hvac. Turbo engines don’t have vacuum when under boost. The pump provides it to operate all the functions of the heater/ac system and brake booster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,145
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Spot on !! Is that the cause of all grinding? No...

Spot on !! Is that the cause of all grinding? No I did not have a senior moment. But being in the automotive service business for over 60 years I have seen worse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,145
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Hard to stop after new oe pads

Replaced the front brake pads on my 262 and now it almost will not stop. All was good until the new Volvo pads. First thought was that they needed some use. The 262 has 1992 anti lock brakes that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,516
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With the key on engine off can you hear the...

With the key on engine off can you hear the solenoid click ? If no click start checking the wiring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,596
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I have used some sold by O’Reilly. They seemed to...

I have used some sold by O’Reilly. They seemed to get better mpg for some reason
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,671
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Oe pumps have a check valve which keeps the...

Oe pumps have a check valve which keeps the system pressurized
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,284
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Best time to launch your attack is early morning...

Best time to launch your attack is early morning before sun rise. We have a yearly battle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,568
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Almost killed it.

When the ft engine was installed the oil cooler hoses were a problem. The top one from the cooler was to short. I donít remember where a longer one came from and the fitting that connects to the hard...
Forum: showroom 04-20-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 171,465
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Years back there was a very active sports car...

Years back there was a very active sports car club here. They held many gymcannas. 1977 we bought a Honda Civic SI. It was great fun to run. When the track was wet it would usually won.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,376
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Don’t all hvac system default to defroster when...

Don’t all hvac system default to defroster when there is a problem? Like no vacuum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,002
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Be advised that speedometers are different with...

Be advised that speedometers are different with different axel ratio.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,358
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Remove both together. Replace the converter seal...

Remove both together. Replace the converter seal while it’s apart.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 84
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Interesting to see that Varta still makes...

Interesting to see that Varta still makes batteries. I remember seeing them in early 70s. Also Tuder,which seemed to last forever.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,505
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Looks like the white for lock and white/black for...

Looks like the white for lock and white/black for unlock. Who is the vendor of this unit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,056
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With keyless entry why do you need the key switch?

With keyless entry why do you need the key switch?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,821
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Why just keyless? Remote start is just a few more...

Why just keyless? Remote start is just a few more wires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,191
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Being a tech at a dealer until 1988 ,I never knew...

Being a tech at a dealer until 1988 ,I never knew of one. There might have been one on drilling holes in the firewall for the cam removal which was the way I did it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,311
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1978 Volvo 262 c Bertone B230FT AW71 antilock...

1978 Volvo 262 c Bertone B230FT AW71 antilock brakes.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,843
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I can remember only two. Black on black.still...

I can remember only two. Black on black.still owned by a Federal Judge. Blue on black. We also sold a few 262 m46.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,311
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I have a bucket full of mounts. Just looking for...

I have a bucket full of mounts. Just looking for advice on shocks. Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,843
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Rumor was P R V all needed a engine for up coming...

Rumor was P R V all needed a engine for up coming vehicles. They all found rookie engineers fresh out of school. They were given some cheap wine rotten cheese stale bread and were locked in a rubber...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,311
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Pot hole broke my car

Need to replace strut mount, the strut has pushed up thru it. Might replace the shocks while itís apart. Recommend replacements? Car is just a driver.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,579
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Sold a turbo 740 to a long time customer that I...

Sold a turbo 740 to a long time customer that I put a iPd turbo cam in. He does no maintenance and the belt broke=bent some valves. Sold him another car.$$
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 39,960
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Almost kilt it. Oil light came on. Zip on the...

Almost kilt it. Oil light came on. Zip on the stick. No one to blame but myself.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,581
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Pay attention

I have been using my 262c+t daily. Pulling in to my shop and the oil light flickers and the gage drops to zero. No oil on the stick!! I donít remember checking it when I did the swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,693
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I may suggest check the fuel pressure. Just cause...

I may suggest check the fuel pressure. Just cause it was rebuilt or replaced YOU need to know what it is. All diagnostics start with that.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 39,960
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Spent Saturday sorting parts. Where did all of...

Spent Saturday sorting parts. Where did all of these computers come from? Brackets hinges slim brake booster wheels transmissions. Looks like a hoarder lives here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,769
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FYI I find it way easier to pop the dashboard off...

FYI I find it way easier to pop the dashboard off . Makes it less of a pain in the neck knees etc.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 39,960
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Should have done this swap long ago. The old b230...

Should have done this swap long ago. The old b230 with the zf trans was basic transportation. Now it is fun. Only glitch is the keyless entry is not in sync with the linker. Car is locked but the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,328
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They look great in a 262c that I did years ago....

They look great in a 262c that I did years ago. Swapped the 262 seats for 240,front and rear..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,155
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Look at all the inter cooler hoses. You might...

Look at all the inter cooler hoses. You might find one split.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 39,960
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LinkR-LT2 installed. Amazed that it works with my...

LinkR-LT2 installed. Amazed that it works with my meager knowledge of things that go snap crackle pop or flash bang wiz.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,155
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Have a competet assistant power brake it, stand...

Have a competet assistant power brake it, stand on the brakes and open the throttle while you check for boost leaks under the hood. DO NOT STAND IN FRONT OF THE CAR.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 39,960
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All of the wiring came from 90 244 with abs and...

All of the wiring came from 90 244 with abs and the better a/c. Left front turn signal did not work. So I ran a wire from the switch to the light. Being all the dash is out now is the time to fix....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 39,960
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Under the dash on the 262 looks like a bomb went...

Under the dash on the 262 looks like a bomb went off in the phone company. Keyless entry remote start non Oem radio. Wires every where. There is a new remote/keyless unit waiting for install. Great...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,483
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Throw in the towel !! I bid $19.95 delivered to...

Throw in the towel !! I bid $19.95 delivered to Texas.��
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,483
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Nice color on your 780. Brown guts? Can’t really...

Nice color on your 780. Brown guts? Can’t really tell from the pic.
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