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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Janspeed
What Redwood wrote. It might also be important...

What Redwood wrote.
It might also be important to know that V6 and 2.0L-16vT cars came with independent rear suspension.
The 780's with B230FT and D24Tic had the live axel rear suspension.

It...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,290
Posted By Janspeed
On my Jag XJ6 i had this juddering issue as well....

On my Jag XJ6 i had this juddering issue as well. I discovered one of the wiper arm axels was sloppy. It was adjustable with a large chromed nut so i tightened it until the slop was gone. No more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By Janspeed
Many pump in many cars/car brands look a lot like...

Many pump in many cars/car brands look a lot like this:
http://carparts619.com/saginaw_1.jpg
are you using the correct oil in it? How old is that oil? Are there any metal shavings in the oil?
If...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By Janspeed
maybe also check the ground strap between block...

maybe also check the ground strap between block and body. It is often neglected for years but it can corrode over time causing electrical problems.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By Janspeed
can't really help very much but judging from your...

can't really help very much but judging from your input i'd look for an wonky electrical connection or connector that is mechnically being moved around by the steering column. Or maybe the switch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By Janspeed
goes to show, never completely go by the...

goes to show, never completely go by the assessment of the client/friend, always do your own diagnosis and try to get confirmation. Then draw your own conclusions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By Janspeed
Because you say (and i heard it in the video)...

Because you say (and i heard it in the video) that the sound happens at clutch (engagement) point i think it might be a worn friction plate and the sound might be metal on metal contact (rivets?). ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By Janspeed
I'd say if nothing snapped let it be. It's bloody...

I'd say if nothing snapped let it be. It's bloody tight as it is, right?
But if you ever have to take the damper off again, then make sure to use a new bolt.
Forum: showroom 08-23-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,031
Posted By Janspeed
Probably fuel starvation because of fuel being...

Probably fuel starvation because of fuel being forced away from the pickup due to G-force.
In a fast left sweeper the fuel ends up against the right side wall of the tank.

I had no idea Previa...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By Janspeed
These cars are already older. It is a very real...

These cars are already older. It is a very real possibility that the engine (block only) has been swapped at some point in it's existence. Maybe they installed a newer B200FT-block? And just hooked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,052
Posted By Janspeed
Have you measured valve lash? if it pops back...

Have you measured valve lash? if it pops back through the intake it may mean the intake valves are adjusted too tight.(meaning they won't close perfectly)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,777
Posted By Janspeed
GM 660-1357 bypass style seems a way smarter...

GM 660-1357 bypass style seems a way smarter solution.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,052
Posted By Janspeed
What do you mean by 'retimed'? cam timing? Did...

What do you mean by 'retimed'? cam timing? Did you also check if the auxiliary shaft is also timed correctly? That shaft drives the dizzy so if that shaft has jumped a tooth it means the ignition...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,824
Posted By Janspeed
great explanation. Thank you very much! This...

great explanation. Thank you very much!
This might just help me track down the problem. I have already found 2 bulbs in the rear light clusters that had a black haze inside the glass so i replaced...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,824
Posted By Janspeed
I inspected the ground of the dash gauge cluster....

I inspected the ground of the dash gauge cluster. Could not find anything wrong.
Would it be possible to trick the 'bulb failure' light into switching on later? For instance by adding a dummy load...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,137
Posted By Janspeed
I assume the system is LH2.4, correct? Did you...

I assume the system is LH2.4, correct?
Did you check the wiring to the AMM? The diagnostic system is very simple, it can not differentiate between a broken AMM and broken AMM-wiring/ connector pins....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,514
Posted By Janspeed
B230FT/FK engines have 8.7:1 CR stock using...

B230FT/FK engines have 8.7:1 CR stock using dished pistons. If you covert your chambers to this hemi-style chamber design you could compensate for the loss of compression by changing to flattop...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By Janspeed
- a typical automotive battery has a service life...

- a typical automotive battery has a service life of about 4 to 5 years. You could have it load tested. That is the true way to test if it stillOK.
- check if the V-belt of your alternator still has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,702
Posted By Janspeed
another test you can do: measure the battery...

another test you can do: measure the battery voltage, temporary disconnect battery for safety, then disconnect the alternator from the battery. (TAPE OFF the wires that you disconnect!), reconnect...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,026
Posted By Janspeed
also: does the misfire happen when it is...

also:
does the misfire happen when it is raining? If yes, check the rubber seal on the parafan cover. Water can drip onto the distibutor and cause misfires.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,161
Posted By Janspeed
retarding a cam = shifting the torque/power curve...

retarding a cam = shifting the torque/power curve up in the rev range
advancing a cam = shifting the torque/power curve down the rev range.

so, it's a question of where you want the torque to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By Janspeed
d) throttle body axel wear? (causing intermittent...

d) throttle body axel wear? (causing intermittent vacume leak)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,824
Posted By Janspeed
OK, that is worth investigating. I'm gonna...

OK, that is worth investigating. I'm gonna investigate that.
Thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,590
Posted By Janspeed
The big injectors are the problem... :-P a bit...

The big injectors are the problem... :-P
a bit more serious: the LH fuel computer can only adapt AFR to a certain degree.
It delivers fuel based on:
A. base mapping which accounts for the majority...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,824
Posted By Janspeed
electrical gremlins after installing LED head lights

I have installed LED lights in the headlights of my 780. They work fine.
But after doing that i sometimes (well, 50% of the time actually) have the warning light for a broken bulb light up on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,629
Posted By Janspeed
must have been a sticking (open) pressure relief...

must have been a sticking (open) pressure relief valve.
The way you described it can hardly be anything else.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,821
Posted By Janspeed
- popping and banging from the exhaust could be...

- popping and banging from the exhaust could be lean mixture. So that would suggest not enough fuel supply. Could be caused by a clogged fuel filter.
- if the engine gets too much fuel then it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,337
Posted By Janspeed
Yes, technically you could vent the crankcase to...

Yes, technically you could vent the crankcase to the atmosphere. But you would need to close of the port on the intake manifold.
I assume you know it is not environmentally acceptable. You might...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,632
Posted By Janspeed
may be leave the spark plug out, hand crank the...

may be leave the spark plug out, hand crank the engine a few cycles, then spin it over on the starter. I think that will get most coolant out.
BUT, the coolant did not magically end up inside that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 03:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,632
Posted By Janspeed
Maybe the engine had a blown HG from coolant...

Maybe the engine had a blown HG from coolant passage to combustion chamber causing coolant to leak into the cylinder which could cause a hydro lock in that cylinder. Maybe remove the spark plugs and...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,787
Posted By Janspeed
Nice, another T16V. Your front suspension is...

Nice, another T16V.
Your front suspension is pretty much like any 740/940.
The brakes however can be different. (calipers, rotor size, those on the later 940's are a bit bigger and use 1 piston,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,842
Posted By Janspeed
also - a (know good or repaired) fuel pump...

also
- a (know good or repaired) fuel pump relais
- the ignition amplifier module (aka 'powerstage')
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,824
Posted By Janspeed
sure reads like you blew the head gasket. Is...

sure reads like you blew the head gasket.
Is there high pressure in the cooling system when the engine is at operating temp? (hard coolant hoses are a sure pointer to a blown HG)
Pull the oil...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,141
Posted By Janspeed
have a look at a TruTrac...

have a look at a TruTrac (https://www.amazon.com/Detroit-Locker-912A585-Trutrac-Differential/dp/B003XJ9UR4) diff. It's a torque sensing gears-only diff, no clutch pack inside.
If your Volvo has a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,173
Posted By Janspeed
i had a P2 wagon. A worn out ETM can cause many...

i had a P2 wagon. A worn out ETM can cause many other issues like no CC, no traction control. There are nice test procedures in the VIDA software to see what the ETM is (or is not) doing.
i had the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,842
Posted By Janspeed
high idle speed is usually caused by a vacume...

high idle speed is usually caused by a vacume leak.
You wrote that you replaced the injectors. Those things have air seals around them that can leak, specially when they get old and hard.
With...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,632
Posted By Janspeed
Is there any oil in the engine? what level? any...

Is there any oil in the engine? what level?
any oil leak on the engine?
If there is no oil in the engine the case for a locked up engine is stronger.
if there is oil in it it is very unlikely...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,836
Posted By Janspeed
if you had this leaking issue between paravan and...

if you had this leaking issue between paravan and hood it is a good idea to take the dizzy cap off completely and clean/dry it inside and outside. Both the red cap and the black cap that sits over...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,364
Posted By Janspeed
ah, i see. I stand corrected.

ah, i see. I stand corrected.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,364
Posted By Janspeed
If a cat is clogged it is usually broken up and a...

If a cat is clogged it is usually broken up and a large piece is lodged sideways blocking flow
or the cat core has melted solid blocking flow.
I don't see any evidence of either.
If you take it...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,399
Posted By Janspeed
Sweet pictures, looks like fun! Is the block a...

Sweet pictures, looks like fun!
Is the block a turbo block from the factory? I seem to remember all turbo engines got a higher capacity oil pump. Higher then the oil pumps in the NA-blocks.
You can...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,055
Posted By Janspeed
how is the fuel cap? Is there lots of vacuum in...

how is the fuel cap? Is there lots of vacuum in the tank being filled when you take the cap off?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,717
Posted By Janspeed
OK, thanks to both for the info, i guess i'll be...

OK, thanks to both for the info, i guess i'll be buying a new one.

update:
i bought a new sensor, brand: Meyle.
Installed it and it seems to be fixed. Engine actually seems to start faster,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,717
Posted By Janspeed
quick Q about crank sensor

I am stumped about the intermittent no-start situation of my 780 T16V.
Once the engine starts it will keep on running. But sometimes , usually after i drove the car somewhere else, it refuses to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,290
Posted By Janspeed
interesting springy-thingy. Never seen those...

interesting springy-thingy. Never seen those before. I prefer aeroblades. The wind helps push those onto the glass while the car is moving.
It has already been said before: try slightly changing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,276
Posted By Janspeed
something isn't right, that's for sure. ...

something isn't right, that's for sure.
problem: ignition is not adjustable on a 940.
however, when the cam is timed incorrectly it means the dizzy has been turned as well. Because the dizzy is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,360
Posted By Janspeed
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=35576

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=35576
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,554
Posted By Janspeed
https://fuelsupply.net/top-oem-fuel-pump-manufactu...

https://fuelsupply.net/top-oem-fuel-pump-manufacturers-companies/

Personally i tend to prefer Japanese made parts (like Denso), just because they have top level quality control.
But then again,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 24,140
Posted By Janspeed
240 electric (Dutch language, sorry) ...

240 electric
(Dutch language, sorry)
https://youtu.be/RnqIva4WXAY
I've seen that car as it was displayed in a volvo carshow. It's really well done.
You can buy complete conversion kits to convert...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,652
Posted By Janspeed
Nice car Boris. Specially the Atacama interior....

Nice car Boris. Specially the Atacama interior. What kind of engine is in it? Stick or automatic?
The driveline is basically 850 so all 850 issues should apply to the C70 as well. I see you already...
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