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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2022, 12:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By MasterBlaster
I get the feeling I'll be the "lucky" SOB that...

I get the feeling I'll be the "lucky" SOB that gets to do a timing chain on the 2000 9-3 waiting outside.
I assume it's the "SAAB Cam Timing Kit" box a couple of rows to the right.
:run:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By MasterBlaster
I guess working on other people's cars in a shop,...

I guess working on other people's cars in a shop, we try not to just "wing it" and hope for the best. If there's a procedure called out, we follow it.

So, if our ALLDATA says:

Remove the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By MasterBlaster
Not sure why not... it's right there in the kit...

Not sure why not... it's right there in the kit on the top shelf, right between the "clamp the head down straight and level" tools.

https://i.postimg.cc/1t22kJTn/VVT1.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2022, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By MasterBlaster
Oy, with a capital O. ...

Oy, with a capital O.

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1992,740,2.3l+l4,1288470,heat+&+air+conditioning,blower+motor+control+module+/+resistor,6557
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2022, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By MasterBlaster
https://www.myvolvolibrary.info/Tech_files2_fichei...

https://www.myvolvolibrary.info/Tech_files2_ficheiros/700_900_DataPocket.pdf

Page 18
Weight, without turbocharger (TC)........ kg - 140-150 (B230)
150 kg = 330 lbs
That would be a complete...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By MasterBlaster
Is it too late to say "Make sure the converter...

Is it too late to say "Make sure the converter isn't stuck to the flex plate and trying to stay behind"? Don't want the trans to dangle off the converter snout, mangling it and breaking the front oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 03:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,066
Posted By MasterBlaster
. ...

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https://steamuserimages-a.akamaihd.net/ugc/964230428548007370/287B90B50E0567280F16F0045F9D6651181F6C57/?imw=5000&imh=5000&ima=fit&impolicy=Letterbox&imcolor=%23000000&letterbox=false
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 03:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By MasterBlaster
First, install Volvo special tool 9995451 through...

First, install Volvo special tool 9995451 through the proper hole in the block to lock the crankshaft in position.

Then install Volvo special tool 9995452 onto the non-sprocket ends of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 79,800
Posted By MasterBlaster
Just a guess, but.... ...

Just a guess, but....

https://i.postimg.cc/DyCdDLzC/pipeage.gif
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 03:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By MasterBlaster
For reference, I think it's #71 (bottom right...

For reference, I think it's #71 (bottom right corner)

https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/images/parts/volvo/fullsize/GR-73622.jpg

And looks like this:
...
Forum: website & board 01-01-2022, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,503
Posted By MasterBlaster
Or the actual word "strike" < strike> babble...

Or the actual word "strike"

< strike> babble < /strike>

<strike> babble </strike>
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,346
Posted By MasterBlaster
Probably the idle air valve. Being a...

Probably the idle air valve.


Being a Turbo, your relay feeds the ballast resistor pack, which then feeds the injectors.
Page 16, item 376 on the right side.

Page 17 shows it over on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,346
Posted By MasterBlaster
Page 4. N/A relay on the right tower, Turbo on...

Page 4. N/A relay on the right tower, Turbo on the left.

Have fun with that style of wiring diagrams.
Maybe print them out, tape them together, and hang them on the wall.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By MasterBlaster
Vacuum hose still connected to the fuel pressure...

Vacuum hose still connected to the fuel pressure regulator?

Small hose connected to the metal can at the front of the fuel rail.

Disconnected or leaking = car runs super rich all the time.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,346
Posted By MasterBlaster
I assume "we" have verified the distributor...

I assume "we" have verified the distributor actually spins when cranking?
And the cam rotates?

Oil cap off, note cam position, blip key, look again.
- or -
Distributor cap off, note rotor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 02:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,287
Posted By MasterBlaster
How much rewiring are you planning to do?

How much rewiring are you planning to do?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2021, 01:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By MasterBlaster
Okay, found a nice pic of the *back* of the knob,...

Okay, found a nice pic of the *back* of the knob, you know... the part that does the work.

https://cdn1.pelicanparts.com/catalog/images/SuperStock/1207630-VOL.jpg

The 3 double-hump sections on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,452
Posted By MasterBlaster
Two ways... 1 -...

Two ways...

1 - http://forums.turbobricks.com/faq.php?faq=levels_cont

2 - An external hosting site. I happen to (mostly) use https://postimages.org/
There are many more. Imgur, imgBB,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,667
Posted By MasterBlaster
The gauge might have measuring in KiloPascals...

The gauge might have measuring in KiloPascals (kPa). Most are dual-scale.

Normal fuel pressure for a B230 is around 36 psi - 248 kPa.

If you're only getting 14.6, on either scale, that's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,667
Posted By MasterBlaster
Uhhhhhh..... :wtf: I hope you flipped some...

Uhhhhhh..... :wtf:
I hope you flipped some digits, and you meant 41.6?
Measured where?


:run:
15 hundred, perhaps?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By MasterBlaster
And that's why it's MASSIVELY helpful to include...

And that's why it's MASSIVELY helpful to include the year and model of the car you're working on.

Maybe it's this style, with a rotating 3-finger retainer?
Pic from an ozvolvo.org...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By MasterBlaster
For other readers who might say "What the hell...

For other readers who might say "What the hell are these guys talking about", pictures are always nice.


The big washer in question (from cleanflametrap).....
...
Forum: showroom 12-11-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 1,720,671
Posted By MasterBlaster
Good ol' TinEye reverse search... ...

Good ol' TinEye reverse search...

http://www.networksvolvoniacs.org/index.php/Aufkleber
Uncensored: 3rd link down in the first section.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By MasterBlaster
The very first picture I get with a Google Image...

The very first picture I get with a Google Image search.......


https://www.carpimoto.com/Images/Products/Detail/NGK_BPR7ES_Candela_Spark_Plug.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By MasterBlaster
So the passenger caliper shot out fluid like it...

So the passenger caliper shot out fluid like it should when on the driver's side, and the driver's caliper dribbled when on the passenger side? Not the calipers, then.

Besides the other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,597
Posted By MasterBlaster
Different circuits. Wiring diagrams here...

Different circuits.

Wiring diagrams here show connector #233 with 3 wires
1 - 233/1 - blue to the sensor
2 - 233/2 - black to the sensor
3 - 233/3 - red/black to the ignition switch
Plus...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,661
Posted By MasterBlaster
44ft/lbs + 60 degrees That's one more flat.

44ft/lbs + 60 degrees
That's one more flat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,837
Posted By MasterBlaster
Um... 11/16? 5/8? That seems awfully huge for a...

Um... 11/16? 5/8? That seems awfully huge for a bleeder.
You sure you're trying to unscrew the right part?

Here's a Rockauto Cardone Reman RF caliper for a 1979 245 with vented rotors.

The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2021, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By MasterBlaster
And here I thought the energized solenoid allowed...

And here I thought the energized solenoid allowed fluid to pass, enabling overdrive. :-P

And, y'know... the OD solenoid bypass plates for those "always-on" types.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By MasterBlaster
The default position for the relay is "send power...

The default position for the relay is "send power to the solenoid". Solenoid opens, fluid flow is enabled, OD should work. This assumes the solenoid works, nothing else is blocking the fluid flow,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,515
Posted By MasterBlaster
First, I'd get that brown staining off the cam...

First, I'd get that brown staining off the cam snout. Looks like surface rust, or maybe just old dried oil, but it's not as smooth as it could be. Generic pot scrubbing pad, or 1000-2000 sandpaper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,884
Posted By MasterBlaster
Pretty much what actually happened to mine. ...

Pretty much what actually happened to mine.

I was threatening to post a bunch of pics as I took mine apart to investigate (In August). Never got around to it, but here's one (two?) of the pics,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,553
Posted By MasterBlaster
PN - 946474 You mean this thing? ...

PN - 946474

You mean this thing?
https://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/accessories/din-assembly-parts/fasteners/screw-bolt-axle-carrier-body/1054730/
https://media.skandix.de/pimg/1054730.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,435
Posted By MasterBlaster
Yes. Pawl/actuator function starts at 2:16 ...

Yes.
Pawl/actuator function starts at 2:16
How it locks starts at 3:46

<iframe width="1012" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/tTGZOJQQBeE" title="YouTube video player"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,516
Posted By MasterBlaster
Another thread here back in 2019 with similar...

Another thread here back in 2019 with similar symptoms suggested a bad diode in the alternator.
Credit: cleanflametrap - Reply #7 (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351634)

With...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By MasterBlaster
Here's 4 of the "good" pics from 10 years ago. ...

Here's 4 of the "good" pics from 10 years ago.
Core to valve to head in green, core to pipe in red.

Yours seems to be in the right place, just some fiddling required.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2021, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By MasterBlaster
From Rockauto for my 740: "Cylinder Head to...

From Rockauto for my 740:

"Cylinder Head to Heater, Inlet; This hose will have to be cut in two in order to install the heater valve; Use old hose to measure approximate distance and cut hose...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2021, 02:31 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 384,252
Posted By MasterBlaster
Care to try again? Vintage website logo -vs-...

Care to try again?

Vintage website logo -vs- Vantage logo from Nordicar.

https://i.postimg.cc/hv5SNKm4/A-is-not-I.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,376
Posted By MasterBlaster
No. That usually only happens on an ancient...

No. That usually only happens on an ancient single-piston master, usually from the rubber seals deteriorating and allowing fluid to go around the seal backwards, instead of being pushed through the...
Forum: showroom 09-30-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,149
Posted By MasterBlaster
All fixed, you naughty people! ...

All fixed, you naughty people!


https://i.postimg.cc/Xq1dF3kN/tb2.jpg
Forum: showroom 09-30-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,149
Posted By MasterBlaster
Google says Marbled Orb Weaver ...

Google says Marbled Orb Weaver

https://infinitespider.com/big-orange-spider/
https://infinitespider.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/781px-Araneus_marmoreus-wiki-300x230.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,441
Posted By MasterBlaster
Giggle Transylvation: "... I left out 90% of...

Giggle Transylvation:

"... I left out 90% of my troubleshooting information, and it took 14 posts of questions/suggestions/answers to *finally* explain that my no-start fix took more than a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By MasterBlaster
https://volvo.custhelp.com/app/manuals/OwnersManua...

https://volvo.custhelp.com/app/manuals/OwnersManual/om_id/1207

Volvo 1992 Version Identification Number (VIN) Decoding

https://i.postimg.cc/XJsB7Cfr/240-1992-VIN.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2021, 02:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,441
Posted By MasterBlaster
My pump worked just fine. Buzzed when priming,...

My pump worked just fine.
Buzzed when priming, buzzed when jumpered to run continuously.

The stupid plastic tooth on the pump housing let go, the bracket slid up, the line slid out of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2021, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,953
Posted By MasterBlaster
Now anyone can just walk up to your car and steal...

Now anyone can just walk up to your car and steal the steering column!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2021, 01:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,766
Posted By MasterBlaster
Lots to do with compression ratio. More power,...

Lots to do with compression ratio.
More power, more efficient, less emissions, useless crap like that. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2021, 02:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,766
Posted By MasterBlaster
I think it has those silly oil-powered...

I think it has those silly oil-powered variable-timing cam gears.

They spin freely on the shafts, and only get tightened down once the belt is on and tensioned, using special tools to precisely...
Forum: showroom 09-06-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,864
Posted By MasterBlaster
I'm getting a vague inkling of a feeling that you...

I'm getting a vague inkling of a feeling that you guys aren't huuuuge fans of Rigels?
I'm probably completely wrong, of course. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,327
Posted By MasterBlaster
No idea... ...

No idea...


https://i.postimg.cc/bvTJvQ1n/Gassy.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,623
Posted By MasterBlaster
Okay, the S/V/C prefix points at your 2014 V70 SE...

Okay, the S/V/C prefix points at your 2014 V70 SE (UK specs?).
What's the "D4" part?
Maybe it uses the same bolt as your (I assume presumed by others) 240, maybe not.
The specs could be wildly...
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