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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,813
Posted By QisofrKuin
Thanks for the diagram, that's super helpful. ...

Thanks for the diagram, that's super helpful.

Any advice on how to get that out of there, I've tried to push it out with a screwdriver but no luck. Anyone have some advice on getting that done?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,813
Posted By QisofrKuin
Anyone know the details of replacing this second...

Anyone know the details of replacing this second little seal on the speedo unit? I'm just not certain where it goes...anyone with experience doing this? I've already changed the o-ring so I'm just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By QisofrKuin
It doesn't seem to have an odor which makes me...

It doesn't seem to have an odor which makes me think its not fuel. I've never had any problems with the breaks. I guess I'll just have to trace these out a little more carefully. Luckily I'm doing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2022, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By QisofrKuin
Hmmm...what is all this? And general work advice.

I finally have a concrete driveway so I can properly jack up my car and, oh boy!, a world of drivetrain problems were just ripe for the discovery. I'm replacing my rear trans seal, speedo o-ring,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,813
Posted By QisofrKuin
Is it necessary to remove the whole rear of the...

Is it necessary to remove the whole rear of the transmission to get the old seal out or can I basically just take the driveshaft off and do the job? Most of the stuff I have found regarding this job...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,813
Posted By QisofrKuin
Thanks a ton!

Thanks a ton!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,813
Posted By QisofrKuin
You don't happen to have part numbers or links to...

You don't happen to have part numbers or links to those do you? So far my searches on VP have turned up empty.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,292
Posted By QisofrKuin
That boot was actually the source of my first...

That boot was actually the source of my first gigantic vacuum leak. The rubber was old and rigid and had cracked down the side. After replacing that I wondered if maybe a new leak had formed now that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,292
Posted By QisofrKuin
Did you just use the vacuum diagrams available on...

Did you just use the vacuum diagrams available on DB's website or did you find some more helpful ones elsewhere? I hadn't thought of a gasket on that screw, that's a good idea for me to check....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,292
Posted By QisofrKuin
I replaced my intake gasket shortly after getting...

I replaced my intake gasket shortly after getting the car when I did the wiring harness, also did a new temp sensor and cleaned the flame trap at the same time since all that stuff was easy to get to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,292
Posted By QisofrKuin
So I did clean out the AA Valve last summer, so...

So I did clean out the AA Valve last summer, so that ought to be fine unless they are known to get clogged up quickly. When I first started the car the fuel pressure started around 29psi like you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,813
Posted By QisofrKuin
Well that's nice to hear all around.

Well that's nice to hear all around.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,813
Posted By QisofrKuin
Just to clarify, does the IPD replacement work...

Just to clarify, does the IPD replacement work despite the differences or is there a different place I could/should buy one like the original?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,813
Posted By QisofrKuin
Leaking rear on M46

I was trying to get my '81 all ready for the fall but when I jacked the car up I saw an unfamiliar puddle forming underneath. It seems the rear of the trans is leaking. Two questions, is this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2022, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,292
Posted By QisofrKuin
Kjet Idle Stall

I have been having this problem with my 81 B21f since I bought it about a year ago. When I first start her up, she usually idles pretty low and rough and I have to keep on the throttle some to keep...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,141
Posted By QisofrKuin
I just built myself a fuel pressure tester based...

I just built myself a fuel pressure tester based off of your post, so thank you immensely for that. Does anyone have the charts for a B21F? I only have seen the B28's floating around.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By QisofrKuin
Experience with Sanden 4664 install?

I'm trying to finally get some a/c in my '81 240 B21F now that Texas is having a record-breaking summer. I've read the "Great A/C Information Dump" and I think I get the basics of the r12 to r134a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2022, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By QisofrKuin
Sudden New Noise (Hooray)

Hey all.

Started my 82 244 up this evening after driving it 100 miles during my commute today. I drove maybe two minutes before I felt like it sounded odd, rolled down the window, and heard a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,917
Posted By QisofrKuin
Found this list of Interchange Part Numbers and...

Found this list of Interchange Part Numbers and thought it might be helpful for others:

Volvo: 1363497, 1363497-0, 1363497-7, 1416009, 5003526-0, 5003643-0, 5003643-3, 1363493, 1363493-0,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,917
Posted By QisofrKuin
Alternator Replacement Options?

Hey everyone,

My alternator went out on me the other day on the way to work. None of my dash lights were coming on so I tried the 'grounding the little wire to the alt case' method, all the dash...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,034
Posted By QisofrKuin
Your experience makes me really think this is an...

Your experience makes me really think this is an electrical issue. My car has the large clock which never runs, except for the odd times when it does and I come out to the car to find the time has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,034
Posted By QisofrKuin
I just installed a new OEM 87* Thermostat as that...

I just installed a new OEM 87* Thermostat as that was what was recommended to me by a Volvo tech, and I've taken a couple more readings and that looks like about what the hot coolant is at. I tried...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,034
Posted By QisofrKuin
I checked the temp of the thermostat housing with...

I checked the temp of the thermostat housing with an IR Thermometer like suggested and got an average reading of 74 C or 165.2 F. Not sure where this falls in terms of normal operating temperature,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,034
Posted By QisofrKuin
Temperature Issues

I've got an '82 244 DL that's giving some issues with temp and I can't figure out what's going on. When I bought the car about 8 months ago the temp sensor was dead, replaced that, and the car has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By QisofrKuin
Intermediate Seal Placement

Doing my timing belt, front seals, and water pump. Went to tap in the intermediate seal using some pvc and the old seal and after one or two taps it slipped much further than I anticipated. It is now...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,952
Posted By QisofrKuin
Thanks for the advice everyone.

Thanks for the advice everyone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,952
Posted By QisofrKuin
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,952
Posted By QisofrKuin
Where to get this part

Hey everyone,

Been searching around for a while but can't seem to find the correct name to get a hit on this part, the rubber boot between the throttle and the air flow sensor, I think. Here it is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By QisofrKuin
Great thanks. So you think it''s a fuel injector...

Great thanks. So you think it''s a fuel injector problem in all likelihood. I do know the fuel filter was recently cleaned. I'll look for a diode kit aswell. Maybe some servicing to the various bits...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By QisofrKuin
I think it's the first one, but I'm not certain,...

I think it's the first one, but I'm not certain, here's a pair of photos that may make it obvious:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51386570677_a738e80b2e_w.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By QisofrKuin
That alternator ground had broken clean off...

That alternator ground had broken clean off earlier, so I put a new eye on it and then cleaned the connection on the engine bracket. One thing worth noting on that front, whenever I ground the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By QisofrKuin
Exclamation Intermittant Mystery

My '81 244 is experiencing such an odd mix of intermittant problems I am not sure where to look for a culprit. My idle has been a little iffy for about 2 months, usually acting like it might stall...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,642
Posted By QisofrKuin
Yes that looks like it!

Yes that looks like it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,642
Posted By QisofrKuin
The answer is that there is something there. I...

The answer is that there is something there. I don't know what, but it has a black tube coming out the back that gets bundled up with the wires from the alternator and runs with them into the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,260
Posted By QisofrKuin
My issues unfortunately have not yet been...

My issues unfortunately have not yet been entirely solved. Often when I put the key in the on position for the first time, my dash lights will not come on. But if I start the car, run it just for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,278
Posted By QisofrKuin
I've seen videos of people dumping oil in through...

I've seen videos of people dumping oil in through the hose, but I also saw on that TSB the port for where they add the oil, but it looked like you may need a rather particular tool to do it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,642
Posted By QisofrKuin
Ah, thanks for showing me where to look. I'll...

Ah, thanks for showing me where to look. I'll check tomorrow morning when the rain has finished here in Dallas and see what I find.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,642
Posted By QisofrKuin
Great, so no need to worry about either of them...

Great, so no need to worry about either of them it seems, since I don't have an oil pressure gauge. That's a relief. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,278
Posted By QisofrKuin
I thought that might be the case, but both are...

I thought that might be the case, but both are the same size and only fit the low pressure valve on a manifold gauge set.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,642
Posted By QisofrKuin
Basic Question: What is this and should it be this way?

Perhaps someone can tell me what these two things are. First, this Bosch box here:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51351461875_28d621f9e0_w.jpg
Mine doesn't seem to be attached to anything. But...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,278
Posted By QisofrKuin
I'm growing more perplexed. Here is a photo of...

I'm growing more perplexed. Here is a photo of the front of my compressor:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51349713417_0a04a767fe_w.jpg

And here is one of the back:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,278
Posted By QisofrKuin
This was extremely helpful. Also made me realize...

This was extremely helpful. Also made me realize that I appear to be missing the filling valve after the drier, mine connects direct to the ac line, so I'll have to figure that out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,278
Posted By QisofrKuin
From the appearance of the badge (looks like this...

From the appearance of the badge (looks like this one)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51347820936_06b8b072a5_n.jpg
I think it's the York.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,278
Posted By QisofrKuin
It's an '81 244 DL, no turbo. I was planning on...

It's an '81 244 DL, no turbo. I was planning on using a generic r134a because the system is the OEM replacement. I'll listen once I get the compressor running and perhaps I'll be able to tell if it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,278
Posted By QisofrKuin
OEM R134a Conversion Kit Recharge Amount?

Hi everyone,

I wanted to know if anyone with one of the OEM r12 to r134a conversion kits in their car (Part# 9134808) knows the amount of refrigerant needed? My system had a cracked line and so is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,260
Posted By QisofrKuin
I actually checked them and they're in good...

I actually checked them and they're in good shape, plenty long with good surfaces.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2021, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,260
Posted By QisofrKuin
Slight turn of events, but perhaps not important....

Slight turn of events, but perhaps not important. I decided to try to give her a start despite the warning lights still being off. I knew her battery was almost totally dead from a previous test, but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,260
Posted By QisofrKuin
This is all proving very educational. So far it...

This is all proving very educational. So far it appears that I had a bunch of problems all at once. First, the ground for the alternator had sheered clean off, which I had then improperly grounded to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,260
Posted By QisofrKuin
By the 'little red wire' do you mean the ground...

By the 'little red wire' do you mean the ground wire? I've tried taking mine off, cleaning it, and re-tightening it with no luck. There was also a larger red wire that appeared to be a ground that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,260
Posted By QisofrKuin
Charging Trouble

Hello all,

I have been scouring the many bits of info about various charging issues but haven't found one matching my issue yet, so thought I'd put this out.
My '81 244 DL is not charging the...
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