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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By TestPoint
Try VOLUPARTS. They still have a warehouse full...

Try VOLUPARTS. They still have a warehouse full of 240 parts disassembled and in inventory.

http://www.voluparts.com/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By TestPoint
I have a complete hitch and mounting hardware...

I have a complete hitch and mounting hardware that I have decided not to install. PM me if you have interest. These things are getting scarce and no one is doing anything about it.

Shipping to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By TestPoint
Not heard the door lock problems referred to as a...

Not heard the door lock problems referred to as a 'flex' issue.

The horizonal link between the internal handle and the lock can seem a problem but the door handle/door lock problems are usually...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By TestPoint
I had the rear hatch seal out for a paint job. ...

I had the rear hatch seal out for a paint job. Came out easy, went back easy. A little soap helped.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,000
Posted By TestPoint
I found an ebay unit that fit by dimensions H &...

I found an ebay unit that fit by dimensions H & V. Probably would have been better off buying about 1 inch smaller horizonal as I had to drill 4 holes to make it fit. About $50. The connections...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,180
Posted By TestPoint
Diesel is not going to hurt anything but probably...

Diesel is not going to hurt anything but probably would be more effective with some ATF added. ATF is the 'go-to' seized nut solvent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By TestPoint
Check Dave Barton's vacuum line diagrams for that...

Check Dave Barton's vacuum line diagrams for that part.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By TestPoint
It should not. Got a valve tool? Any auto...

It should not.

Got a valve tool? Any auto parts store will have them for a couple bucks. Tighten the stem down and see what happens.

If still leaking you are going to have to replace the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,180
Posted By TestPoint
I wish you find a easy solution but you are...

I wish you find a easy solution but you are running out of easy alternatives.

My brother brought me a 20 year old Jeep with an overheated seized engine not run in 6 months. Pulled the head, blown...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By TestPoint
Do you have a gauge set or at least buy a can of...

Do you have a gauge set or at least buy a can of R134a with a pressure gauge to charge the system? Be nice to know, first, if it is loss of gas.

After that gotta hunt for the leak. Dye or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By TestPoint
You really need to have a K-jet fuel pressure...

You really need to have a K-jet fuel pressure test set up to see what is going on. The K-jet system operates completely on fuel pressure regulation of the injector mixture.

Holding the throttle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By TestPoint
I took one of the inside kick shields to the...

I took one of the inside kick shields to the local auto paint store. The inside is as pure an example of Volvo's colors as you are going to get. They scanned it with their digital camera and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By TestPoint
Your CPR readings are far out of spec.

Your CPR readings are far out of spec.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By TestPoint
Everything you have said says RICH. CAT does...

Everything you have said says RICH.

CAT does not seem to be a problem.

Except you statement that the CPR was measuring 4.6 bar at full temp. That is 67.6 psi which is full fuel distributor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,282
Posted By TestPoint
Easy question . . . does the compressor clutch...

Easy question . . . does the compressor clutch engage when you attempt to turn cold on?

Harder question . . . what is the high/low pressure readings? If the clutch does not engage what is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,704
Posted By TestPoint
A deep offset 1 1/16 / 27mm wrench will hold the...

A deep offset 1 1/16 / 27mm wrench will hold the nut. HF had one in their $13 set of offset wrenches at one time. Doesn't appear that the current set includes that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,498
Posted By TestPoint
The butyl's purpose was to insulate the copper...

The butyl's purpose was to insulate the copper tubing to prevent sweating. It is available from auto parts stores in a box with enough to re-wrap about 3 cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,979
Posted By TestPoint
Wondering about the MAFS. The '78 was a K-jet...

Wondering about the MAFS. The '78 was a K-jet and had a fuel distributor and control pressure regulator.

Also wondering about the Alabama tech. Bay Minette? What did he charge?

If you have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,867
Posted By TestPoint
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,000
Posted By TestPoint
Too much thinking. Not enough doing. In my...

Too much thinking. Not enough doing.

In my V8 conversion I used the Ford 2000 model year compressor, new aluminum horizonal condenser, new R134a expansion valve, new hoses, rings and dryer. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,966
Posted By TestPoint
Pictures not complicated, just not hosted on this...

Pictures not complicated, just not hosted on this forum.

I am trapped onto PhotoBucket but it is not a favorite anymore. Post on a picture hosting site, copy the link address, click on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,107
Posted By TestPoint
Need a little more information and you do not...

Need a little more information and you do not have a carburetor. Fuel injected. Do you really know you are getting gas to the engine?

You say it will start but will not continue to run. Start...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,966
Posted By TestPoint
Just a drop dead is more likely electrical rather...

Just a drop dead is more likely electrical rather than fuel. I would expect a fuel problem to cough and sputter a moment before a complete stop.

My first test in this situation would always be a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,867
Posted By TestPoint
Systems are different over the years and...

Systems are different over the years and especially over the ambient temperature range. General starting point at 80-85 degrees should be about 30 psi on the low side.

I am getting 46 degrees...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,867
Posted By TestPoint
Could be over filled. Need pressure readings.

Could be over filled. Need pressure readings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By TestPoint
Resolve the question of the tank lift pump before...

Resolve the question of the tank lift pump before you start re-engineering the rest of the system. The car will run without the tank pump as long as you have more than half a tank of gas but it will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,337
Posted By TestPoint
Gee, that is an interesting piece of information.

Gee, that is an interesting piece of information.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By TestPoint
No oil in bellows. Seals need replaced. ...

No oil in bellows. Seals need replaced.

Seal kits are sold for some of the racks. There are actually more than just simple CAM/ZF options. Probably half dozen or more for specific racks. Good...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By TestPoint
Found a replacement spring in a small tool repair...

Found a replacement spring in a small tool repair shop junk drawer. In case anyone is looking for such a thing it is a T9c spring.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By TestPoint
245 rear wiper motor repair

My rear wiper failed. I had replaced the through-the-hinge harness a short time ago so I spent several hours tracing that. Finally confirmed that power was getting to the motor connectors except...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,471
Posted By TestPoint
I completely agree. . . . unless it is...

I completely agree.

. . . unless it is attached to a car that has historic /financial value of its own.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,471
Posted By TestPoint
Just my romantic thoughts on the the B27/28 PRV. ...

Just my romantic thoughts on the the B27/28 PRV.

Owned one in the early 80's and loved it. More than adequate power and a respected engine of its time.

The principal issue with the PRV's was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By TestPoint
K-jets, while reliable on a running car, really...

K-jets, while reliable on a running car, really do not enjoy storage. The tank will rust unless treated and the fuel pumps do not like to sit idle. The actual K-jet parts, fuel distributor and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,945
Posted By TestPoint
You will have to remove the cable from the...

You will have to remove the cable from the transmission and pull a foot into the cabin behind the panel in order to connect it with any degree of nice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,945
Posted By TestPoint
A 40 year old used one is going to have the same...

A 40 year old used one is going to have the same brittle plastic issue as the one the OP broke.

Mine broke also. I repaired it by using some plastic hose and clamps.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,016
Posted By TestPoint
Advertise and sell on CraigsList. Bought AC...

Advertise and sell on CraigsList. Bought AC equip, polishing equipment, engine crane new and later sold on CL for 75+% back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,016
Posted By TestPoint
Don't like hollow blocks, use solid blocks. This...

Don't like hollow blocks, use solid blocks. This height worked for me to get a transmission out. Want higher, add a 2x10 or another solid block.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,016
Posted By TestPoint
Done a couple auto trans with the HF jack. Got...

Done a couple auto trans with the HF jack. Got another resting on it at the moment. Yes, use grease and a 1/4" impact driver to raise/lower the jack. I buy a couple hardware store long bolts that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,360
Posted By TestPoint
Remove the lead and test the resistance of the...

Remove the lead and test the resistance of the sensor connector to ground .

Approximations but:

212 degrees 185 ohms
160 degrees 450 ohms
100 degrees 1600 ohms

That will eliminate, or not,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,584
Posted By TestPoint
The seal/gasket is available on ebay in various...

The seal/gasket is available on ebay in various widths. The gasket is not permanently attached and easily replaced.

What comes standard with the glass is intended for the later ('93) windshields....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,078
Posted By TestPoint
A harbor freight $110 transmission jack and a...

A harbor freight $110 transmission jack and a couple long bolts with the heads cut off screwed into the engine and the transmission will slide right in. Gonna need concrete or a pretty thick piece...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,584
Posted By TestPoint
You won't be able to reuse the chrome trim. ...

You won't be able to reuse the chrome trim.

Order the windshield with at least 3/4" rubber gasket or even 1". If you don't specify you are going to get 5/8" and gaps. If it shows up with 5/8"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,078
Posted By TestPoint
Working under the car is going to be necessary...

Working under the car is going to be necessary and more than a little off the ground. You have exhaust, transmission, especially transmission, drive shaft and shift linkage to deal with. You will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,390
Posted By TestPoint
ACE hardware probably has one. Quarter inch in...

ACE hardware probably has one. Quarter inch in height slightly larger than the bolt that goes through it. Washers would work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,390
Posted By TestPoint
Captured nut is one name. Put a nut on the other...

Captured nut is one name. Put a nut on the other side, washer if required.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,349
Posted By TestPoint
First step depends on how much gas is in the...

First step depends on how much gas is in the tank. If you can remove the tank with whatever is in there that would be best. If it is too much weight to handle remove the hose from the back of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,349
Posted By TestPoint
I've lived the life you are beginning...

I've lived the life you are beginning resurrecting a '81 PRV after 19 years in a hay barn. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO START this car before flushing the fuel system from the tank through the filter.

What...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,349
Posted By TestPoint
Different direction on different engins. My...

Different direction on different engins.

My '80 PRV went up, my '81 PRV went down.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,215
Posted By TestPoint
That way you would only have to swap out the tail...

That way you would only have to swap out the tail housing.

Don't forget, you are going to have to shorten the front section of the drive shaft.

I started out looking for those 2 years of...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-24-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,215
Posted By TestPoint
One more little note on auto transmission...

One more little note on auto transmission conversion if you are going OD auto;

The AW70 with a PRV bell housing was only produced in '82-'83 with a mechanical speedometer cable. As mentioned,...
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