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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 469
Posted By Mr. V
Yes. Perhaps the leak is where the rubber...

Yes.

Perhaps the leak is where the rubber heater hose meets the metal pipe at the rear of the engine?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 469
Posted By Mr. V
Lots of possibilities, but if enough coolant...

Lots of possibilities, but if enough coolant leaks at the heater core there should be a drain hose for it and that might be what you are seeing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,601
Posted By Mr. V
None of the photos of the engine which you seem...

None of the photos of the engine which you seem to have posted are visible.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Mr. V
Ditto. Not everything IPD sells is...

Ditto.

Not everything IPD sells is "perfect."
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By Mr. V
Or drill two holes opposite each other, insert a...

Or drill two holes opposite each other, insert a screw into each and remove by using equal pressure on each screw simultaneously (use two pliers, one for each hand, and pull).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By Mr. V
OP: you said it will turn over; will it run, even...

OP: you said it will turn over; will it run, even briefly?

If so you are getting fuel and spark, albeit maybe briefly.

If it doesn't run, verify that you are getting both fuel and spark, and if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
240: Key Woes
Views: 995
Posted By Mr. V
If worse comes to worse and you cannot find a...

If worse comes to worse and you cannot find a non-valet key, you might consider buying a new ignition lock cylinder with new key and then have a locksmith rekey the door and trunk locks accordingly....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By Mr. V
Try e-bay.

Try e-bay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By Mr. V
I've not had issues removing a throw out bearing...

I've not had issues removing a throw out bearing before; what is going on with yours,how and why won't it come off?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,107
Posted By Mr. V
This link might help: ...

This link might help:

http://www.swedishbricks.net/700900FAQ/Interior-Seats1.html#Interior:%20Seats,%20Etc
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,452
Posted By Mr. V
You might want to put dye in the coolant tank,...

You might want to put dye in the coolant tank, run it awhile, then turn it off and using UV light look for evidence of leaks (the dye would be obvious to see).

I use the Autopro product.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,782
Posted By Mr. V
Really? How so? The OP said the car...

Really?

How so?

The OP said the car apparently has 22K miles on it, but the belt was changed 40K ago.

Quite contradictory claims.

Normally I'd say "the odo has flipped over" but on these...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,782
Posted By Mr. V
Huh? It only has 22K milles on it but the...

Huh?

It only has 22K milles on it but the timing belt was changed 40K ago?

Does not compute.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,782
Posted By Mr. V
To my mind, if it is as pristine as you paint it...

To my mind, if it is as pristine as you paint it to be, it's worth over three grand.

Anything less is a steal and a rip off of your friend.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,452
Posted By Mr. V
What is a "CHRA?" I'd never heard of that...

What is a "CHRA?"

I'd never heard of that acronym.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,677
Posted By Mr. V
Sometimes there's stubborn crud / debris and / or...

Sometimes there's stubborn crud / debris and / or minor damage to the hole's threads, in which case you can often repair it by chasing the hole with a tap.

Similarly, flaws on bolts can sometimes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By Mr. V
Thanks guys, I followed several of the...

Thanks guys, I followed several of the suggestions and it seems to be behaving now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By Mr. V
B21FT 244 Turbo swap, now high RPM

1982 244 Turbo, manual transmission, well maintained.

I am going to have the turbo rebuilt for in the interim I just installed an old one I had acquired, I forget where or when.

Both are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By Mr. V
Solid mounts, seem OK. What updated bracket?...

Solid mounts, seem OK.

What updated bracket?

Source?

Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By Mr. V
740: vibration at 2200 RPM

My 1986 740 Turbo with manual transmission vibrates / shudders slightly between about 2200 and 2600 RPM to where I can feel a slight vibration / shaking from both the steering wheel and the shifter....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By Mr. V
I'd remove the caliper from the car and put it in...

I'd remove the caliper from the car and put it in a vise to try and work the stuck fitting off as stated above.

If it breaks you can either drill it out, re-tap it and put in and oversize fitting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By Mr. V
I keep a used one on hand from Pick n Pull for...

I keep a used one on hand from Pick n Pull for the interim, but I'd prefer to have an OEM one professionally rebuilt for the long haul.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By Mr. V
Dang it, thought so. Thanks.

Dang it, thought so.

Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By Mr. V
MAF question

Will a MAF from an LH 2,4 (0280212016} also work in place of a 0280212007 from an LH 2.2?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By Mr. V
Have you checked for spark, to ensure the...

Have you checked for spark, to ensure the ignition system is working?

I check with a timing light: if it flashes like it should while cranking then it's almost certainly a fuel issue.

Is fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By Mr. V
There's an old expression: "Don't judge a book by...

There's an old expression: "Don't judge a book by its cover."

Like many drivers of old Volvos I own, maintain and drive them because I really, really like to do so, not because I cannot afford...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2021, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,678
Posted By Mr. V
Focus on the knock sensor: logical cause of a...

Focus on the knock sensor: logical cause of a detonation issue.

Consider replacing it.

Make sure the knock sensor is set to the correct torque (low value).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2021, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,306
Posted By Mr. V
To align the cross member hole with the threaded...

To align the cross member hole with the threaded hole in the car, I loosely install the bolt on one side, then stick a stout screwdriver through the X-member hole, into the threaded body hole; then I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,971
Posted By Mr. V
You'll definitely want to remove the dash, makes...

You'll definitely want to remove the dash, makes it much easier.

Good news: removal is not quite the PITA I feared it would be.

see: http://cleanflametrap.com/dash.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,098
Posted By Mr. V
Amazon has suppliers of rebuild kits w/ new seals...

Amazon has suppliers of rebuild kits w/ new seals for 240's;that might be your best option; hopefully when supply chain issues resolve rebuilt racks will once again be available, but I wouldn't bet...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,600
Posted By Mr. V
I have a 240 KJet and what you describe is not...

I have a 240 KJet and what you describe is not normal.

This might help:

https://forums.turbobricks.com/archive/index.php/t-82232.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 901
Posted By Mr. V
740: vibration

1986 740 Turbo, manual transmission.

Trying to rid it of a vibration / minor "shudder" that comes on around 2100 or so RPM, lasts for a few hundred RPM then fades as RPM climbs.

Replaced the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,742
Posted By Mr. V
I am so glad redblocks, unlike white blocks, are...

I am so glad redblocks, unlike white blocks, are non-interference engines and don't grenade when a belt slips or fails.

Gotta wonder why ALL vehicle engines aren't non-interference designs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By Mr. V
Those danged FP relays. I had one fail in my...

Those danged FP relays.

I had one fail in my 740, in the mtns: fortunately I had a spare.

Come to find out the spare was bad also, unbeknownst to me.

Moral of the story: always check your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,608
Posted By Mr. V
I use a purpose-built tool from IPD, but I don't...

I use a purpose-built tool from IPD, but I don't see it being available any more.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,405
Posted By Mr. V
I haven't learned to do paint or body work but...

I haven't learned to do paint or body work but were I curious I'd start by exploring the info on YouTube.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,134
Posted By Mr. V
740 ignition timing

'86 740 Turbo

I did a lot of work recently on it as I am restoring it / trying to cherry it out; among other things I replaced the distributor (rear mounted to cam).

It ran poorly.

I checked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,294
Posted By Mr. V
My first Volvo was a 142. When driving the...

My first Volvo was a 142.

When driving the North Cascades Hwy. the car started bucking and barely ran when I got to a certain altitude, but when I got above the pass and started going down again...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,019
Posted By Mr. V
Tips for 740: ...

Tips for 740:

http://www.swedishbricks.net/700900FAQ/Body-Doors1.html#Stuck_Hood_Release
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,313
Posted By Mr. V
I used the 3M spray after scraping the headliner...

I used the 3M spray after scraping the headliner so as to get a good surface for bonding on our '86 740 turbo sedan.

No issues removing the headliner ithrough the door: yes, remove the seats...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mr. V
OP: You might want to bookmark this site as...

OP:

You might want to bookmark this site as it will prove quite helpful with 740 repair issues.

http://www.swedishbricks.net/700900FAQ/FAQSummary1.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,618
Posted By Mr. V
The fuse box is designed to be unclipped (pull...

The fuse box is designed to be unclipped (pull back the two white-colored, angled clips on the side, near where the white front part meets the black rear part), and with the clips released you can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,816
Posted By Mr. V
Thanks. I don't have ramps, so will probably...

Thanks.

I don't have ramps, so will probably ask the guys doing the alignment in their shop to tighten to spec while they have it fully weithted on a lift.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,816
Posted By Mr. V
suspension bolt torquing question

The manual says when working on the front suspension of my 740 to not fully torque the bolts for the radius rod and control arm bushings.

It says to put the bolts in not fully torqued, then put...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,920
Posted By Mr. V
Nah, they're in now. I just ground down the...

Nah, they're in now.

I just ground down the sheath that covers the bolts til they just fit.

Tedious: grind, check, grind, check...

I gotta think this is a common problem caused by too thin...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,920
Posted By Mr. V
Got it out, but now can't get the top one to go...

Got it out, but now can't get the top one to go in.

Been using a grinder to take metal off the edge but this makes me nervous; I see no other way to do it.

Is there one?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,920
Posted By Mr. V
740: rear shock upper mount issue

Replacing rear shocks in '86 740 turbo.

Upper and lower bolts came out easily with air,and I freed the lower shock mount on both sides.

The problem is with the upper shock mount: both are stuck...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,434
Posted By Mr. V
If all else fails that might indicate that the...

If all else fails that might indicate that the problem is not with the blades.

Might the motor be getting weaker and need to be replaced?

Fortunately it's an easy fix, at least compared to a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,411
Posted By Mr. V
This link might get you started... ...

This link might get you started...

https://www.swedespeed.com/threads/seatbelt-stuck.230027/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,620
Posted By Mr. V
I've not used Gates for a TB but have used their...

I've not used Gates for a TB but have used their accessory belts, they're fine.

Recently replaced a Gates serpentine belt in a F-250, after 50K miles it showed no cracks, no signs of wear.
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