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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,381
Posted By dalek
Talking about cleaning, running a brush through...

Talking about cleaning, running a brush through the threads before reinstalling will make you happier later.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,564
Posted By dalek
Would it make sense to get one of those pumps and...

Would it make sense to get one of those pumps and just leave it on the shelf for years until needed?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 717
Posted By dalek
Trunk lit arms/brackets

How to remove them? Trunk lid side is easy, but how are they attached to the car?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2022, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,197
Posted By dalek
Could you set the cam pulley at TDC, take the...

Could you set the cam pulley at TDC, take the valve cover off, and see if cam is also at TDC? Maybe you can also check through oil filler hole?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,945
Posted By dalek
For a while Amazon had decided my default...

For a while Amazon had decided my default currency was Indian Rupees. I used their chat to ask why did that happen. In typical Amazon fashion they told me how to change it back. I then said that is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,199
Posted By dalek
Thanks for the picture. I am getting close to do...

Thanks for the picture. I am getting close to do the 16v dance and too have wondered about that.

Did you damage the valves or it is now a matter of notching the pistons?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,780
Posted By dalek
It can be also argued you are better off crushing...

It can be also argued you are better off crushing the Volvo and getting a modern car which comes with 300HP+ stock. No dirty fingers. More reliable. Put your frappuchino in the cup holder and off you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,104
Posted By dalek
The IRS tank I saw had a crossover on the front,...

The IRS tank I saw had a crossover on the front, in effect creating a cock ring around the driveshaft a bit after it cleared the driveshaft bearing. Using my finger as a measuring tool, it seemed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,104
Posted By dalek
Stick your head under the car. On the bottom of...

Stick your head under the car. On the bottom of the tank (I think closer to the front) you should see something like 3507095 (60L), 3507456 (75L) in large font. It is hard to miss once you know what...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,104
Posted By dalek
I have seen a 94 940 turbo wagon with a single...

I have seen a 94 940 turbo wagon with a single fuel pump.

Have you checked the part numbers for the tanks?

I do not think the IRS tank will fit the live axle cars because of the rear driveshaft...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By dalek
So, I will need to drop the sunroof assembly to...

So, I will need to drop the sunroof assembly to put it back where it belongs? And, if I do that, don't I have to apply some goo on the sides of the sunroof assembly?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,741
Posted By dalek
Just to make sure, you worked only around the...

Just to make sure, you worked only around the wastegate?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By dalek
Sunroof foam inside

Is it me or there is a chunk of white foam that is somehow mounted on the back of the sunroof assembly, somewhere behind the roof cutout? If so, what does it do for a living and how is it supposed to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2022, 07:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,379
Posted By dalek
Let me rephrase it: when I rebuilt the 15g in my...

Let me rephrase it: when I rebuilt the 15g in my car, I do not remember keeping its moving parts lined up with respect to each other. So far it has not chewed itself up, but that does not mean...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,970
Posted By dalek
I remember you said you had tested the NPR before...

I remember you said you had tested the NPR before (my search-fu is weak and I never found that post though); I too will be looking forward to have your Treadstone data collected.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,379
Posted By dalek
I've always thought the Mitsubishi parts were...

I've always thought the Mitsubishi parts were individually balanced
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 52,352
Posted By dalek
VW has alternators with coolant lines on them

VW has alternators with coolant lines on them
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,954
Posted By dalek
Useless graph somewhat related to the thread. Not...

Useless graph somewhat related to the thread. Not mine; sauce: https://www.ecomodder.com/forum/em-fuel-log.php?vehicleid=9786
https://www.ecomodder.com/forum/fe-graphs/graph9786.gif

Also...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-15-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
Posted By dalek
The 740 on youtube uses a larger supercharger....

The 740 on youtube uses a larger supercharger. For reference

Eaton M45 (used in the later 2.3L supercharged Mercedes and 1.6L BMW-made Mini Cooper S): 0.74L/rev
Eaton M62 (used in the earlier...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 956
Posted By dalek
I thought black was steel and blue aluminum

I thought black was steel and blue aluminum
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,340
Posted By dalek
How come putting a newer Aisin transmission in a...

How come putting a newer Aisin transmission in a Volvo is impossible and against the laws of god and men, but installing a GM one is a drop-in affair?

Incidentally, I thought the AW71 gear ratios...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
Posted By dalek
The AMR500 moves 0.5L/revolution. I can't find...

The AMR500 moves 0.5L/revolution. I can't find the amount of air the 8V head flows, but the B234 is 240CFM or 6796 L/min. That means your SC needs to spin 13592 RPM to deliver stock amount of air. I...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 164,708
Posted By dalek
Well, whenever you get back at it, let me know. I...

Well, whenever you get back at it, let me know. I too am interested in one
Forum: performance & modifications 06-02-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,909
Posted By dalek
Timely thread since I have been thinking on doing...

Timely thread since I have been thinking on doing the same to my 744. I put used wagon springs + new Bilstein HDs on it but now if sags some; the fact I have been carrying parts and tools in the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,035
Posted By dalek
Prius tires on the rear

Prius tires on the rear
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2022, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 956
Posted By dalek
I have the "dropping to 500 (or even less) when...

I have the "dropping to 500 (or even less) when coming to a stop and then getting to normal idle" a lot, but since I found and addressed a large vacuum leak (hose from intercooler pipe to throttle...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-15-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,575
Posted By dalek
WOuld you also have a AW71 to measure? Curious to...

WOuld you also have a AW71 to measure? Curious to see how different they are lengthwise
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 30,182
Posted By dalek
Good info on the fuel tanks! As others in this...

Good info on the fuel tanks! As others in this thread, I did check the local yards and found they do like to puncture them. :grrr:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By dalek
I have never posted a single useful post in this...

I have never posted a single useful post in this site, and would like to keep my record, but I think the lower drawing in
https://usparts.volvocars.com/images/parts/volvo/fullsize/GR-68826.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 762
Posted By dalek
700-900 trunk lock intechangeability

Are the trunk lock actuators the same between the 900 and 700?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 23,689
Posted By dalek
If you can manage not to be a clot, as what I am...

If you can manage not to be a clot, as what I am suggesting can destroy parts, clamp the wastegate hose shut and then check if the boost climbs up above what it was doing. If so, wastegate actuator...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,703
Posted By dalek
Out of curiosity, 200/700/900?

Out of curiosity, 200/700/900?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-22-2022, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By dalek
AFAIK, the tranny fluid needs to be at a certain...

AFAIK, the tranny fluid needs to be at a certain temperature range, so the radiator does the job of warming it up but then keeping it at a given temperature. If using an external tranny cooler, I...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,787
Posted By dalek
I am going to redo my diff harness again, this...

I am going to redo my diff harness again, this time stopping trying to splice the Volvo one.

Looking at the body work you did, I am very impressed. I wish I knew anything about prepping and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,523
Posted By dalek
Do you have the values for the ECU temp sensor?...

Do you have the values for the ECU temp sensor? After I replaced mine -- I also checked the signal from the head to the ECU to ensure no breaks -- it now fast idles when started in cold(er) weather....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By dalek
Take a look at this picture stolen from...

Take a look at this picture stolen from https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=89064:. It is supposed to be for a 5 cylinder whiteblock but I am hoping the 6 cylinder is close...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By dalek
Isn't the OEM made by VDO?

Isn't the OEM made by VDO?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,605
Posted By dalek
Is this a cue to to get one of those brush guards...

Is this a cue to to get one of those brush guards out of reneckmobiles or cop cars off the junkyard?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,595
Posted By dalek
Where can I get the connector housings for the...

Where can I get the connector housings for the Euro turn signals? My attempts to butcher the US ones to fit never worked out besides cutting my fingers in the process.

They grew back though
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By dalek
Crank Steered vs Piston Steered?

Ok, I am an idiot. What does that mean? What is better for what application? Which engines have that?

I see a lot of threads referring to that, and other than knowing the B2X has one while the...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By dalek
Where would these brackets go? IMHO there are a...

Where would these brackets go? IMHO there are a lot of existing bolts already in place you can use. For instance where the weight, close to the distributor, goes is one of such locations. Second, if...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,275
Posted By dalek
Any update in this adventure?

Any update in this adventure?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,851
Posted By dalek
I know that JohnV advocated for longer rods and...

I know that JohnV advocated for longer rods and shorter pistons, but that is about all I can contribute to the discussion
Forum: aftermarket engine management 03-14-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 21,095
Posted By dalek
Which sensor is used in the Volvo ABS on the...

Which sensor is used in the Volvo ABS on the front wheels? How accurate is it?

244tiCanuck, great work!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,877
Posted By dalek
I had read here, but can't find the thread, that...

I had read here, but can't find the thread, that Bilstein HDs would hydrolock. Is that not the case?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2022, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,042
Posted By dalek
I remember reading some 240s had a spacer in the...

I remember reading some 240s had a spacer in the strut tower. I do not know if the 900s have something similar
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By dalek
Interesting statement, as I was always told to...

Interesting statement, as I was always told to grab Bougicords whenever found them in the yard
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,605
Posted By dalek
Is that thing for the engine block or head?

Is that thing for the engine block or head?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 920
Posted By dalek
Low chin radiator, intercooler, and fan shroud

Three questions in one thread because I am lazy


I noticed some newer (940?) radiators extend further down than the older ones. For a N/A 740 or one using the later 900 intercooler setup, there...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,132
Posted By dalek
So, would any, say, v70 brake caliper + bracket...

So, would any, say, v70 brake caliper + bracket work with a 280mm rotor in a 700/900?
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