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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,711
Posted By Ninja007
Compression results: 149, 148, 149, 150 I...

Compression results: 149, 148, 149, 150

I hooked everything back up and it fired after cranking for a couple seconds, ran on 2 or 3 cylinders intermittently and I had to keep the gas down a bit to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,711
Posted By Ninja007
Lol, I know I need to check compression, i'm just...

Lol, I know I need to check compression, i'm just bitter that I did it two weeks ago and now I have to do it again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,711
Posted By Ninja007
Today I checked a couple of things, started with...

Today I checked a couple of things, started with spark, and took a video, its hard to see but there is spark, it looks a little bit weak/inconsistent, but im not a very good judge of these things
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,711
Posted By Ninja007
A little help on this one, do I check for...

A little help on this one, do I check for continuity or a certain resistance or voltage? For example if I was to check the ground for the injectors, where would I put the + and - lead of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,711
Posted By Ninja007
Good ideas, Did compression test about 2...

Good ideas,

Did compression test about 2 weeks ago got about 130 across the board, so I want to rule out spark and fuel before compression.

Replaced fuel filter ~20k ago
Replaced Crank...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,711
Posted By Ninja007
Misfire on 1 cyl, then 2, 3 then dead

Was driving my car home from work 1990 760 Turbo and it developed a misfire on one cylinder during acceleration. I went to run an errand later and it continued to misfire one cylinder, was worse at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,831
Posted By Ninja007
I had purchased the cable new from FCP. The...

I had purchased the cable new from FCP. The bracket came from the donor car, a 940 I think, I will see if the bracket is the same since I still have my old bracket
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,692
Posted By Ninja007
^^ Spammer = Spanner in british english. ...

^^ Spammer = Spanner in british english.

Luckily the insured and I are aquantences, so there would be hell to pay if she was not willing to file a claim.

Insurance sent out their appaiser...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,831
Posted By Ninja007
Bump. A year later I am still having problems. ...

Bump. A year later I am still having problems. I have considered cutting the cable by the throttle body and welding a spring inline so it has a bit more travel
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,056
Posted By Ninja007
Good clarification on not having to change hood...

Good clarification on not having to change hood for e-codes, thats true. My hood was damaged in a seperate incident after I installed E-codes.

Thanks for the info on the hinges, basically is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,056
Posted By Ninja007
Good clarification on not having to change hood...

Good clarification on not having to change hood for e-codes, thats true. My hood was damaged in a seperate incident after I installed E-codes.

Thanks for the info on the hinges, basically is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,692
Posted By Ninja007
Yeah, that bumper in the picture came from one of...

Yeah, that bumper in the picture came from one of your cars Roy :)
Thanks for the offer to talk to the insurance, I definately need some practice kicking ass, so i'm gonna give it a shot.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,056
Posted By Ninja007
Great info, thanks for the help. Are all of the...

Great info, thanks for the help. Are all of the hoods on those cars aluminum as well?

Seperate question - did all 7xx & 9xx have the same hood hinges (bolts to the hood and to the body of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,056
Posted By Ninja007
Are you serious, did you read the title of the...

Are you serious, did you read the title of the thread?

I need a replacement hood for my 1990 Volvo 760, what other models/years have the same hood?

Pics are for reference for those people that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,056
Posted By Ninja007
What hood will fit 1990 760?

My hood is aluminum, can I get a hood from any other model or years?

My headlights\grille used to be like this:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,692
Posted By Ninja007
I don't have full coverage, would they still...

I don't have full coverage, would they still advocate for me?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,692
Posted By Ninja007
Advice: My volvo got hit and insurance wants to total it

Howdy, I got a 1990 760 Turbo Wagon. I really like this car and i've put a lot of work into it. Some lady backed into me and I am working with her insurance on a claim. A shop estimated repair at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,852
Posted By Ninja007
isolated the miss in cylinder #1 to the wire. ...

isolated the miss in cylinder #1 to the wire. This is the second set of IPD wires to fail on me... Luckily I had the old set laying around so I swapped the number 1 wire from the "old" set in and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,852
Posted By Ninja007
Today I started off by checking the Turbo Bypass...

Today I started off by checking the Turbo Bypass Valve - I should note that when I first installed it I was aware of a tiny tear, which I superglued to keep from getting worse. Today, it looks like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,852
Posted By Ninja007
Its a flutter noise, surge happens when trying to...

Its a flutter noise, surge happens when trying to boost to high psi too early in RPM right? This problem happens after I boost and let off the throttle, where it would normally make a quick woosh...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,852
Posted By Ninja007
760T Poor idle, fluttery bypass valve and stumble

I have a 1990 760T. I put in a newer motor with ~120k about 10k ago, in the process upgrading new seals bearings, rings, porting the heads and porting/rebuilding the turbo.

I'm having trouble...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,593
Posted By Ninja007
My temp does that too, and my fuel gauge is now...

My temp does that too, and my fuel gauge is now "dead" as you speak of. I highly suspect the cluster solder connections are to blame, the fix is to reflow the solder connections on the back of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,385
Posted By Ninja007
I did a full rebuild at 200k miles and had the...

I did a full rebuild at 200k miles and had the same ridge you speak of. If you install new rings and leave the ridge I was advised that there is a chance that the rings could break at high RPM.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,495
Posted By Ninja007
It yours is a turbo I have the exact same car and...

It yours is a turbo I have the exact same car and was also having problems with no start recently. My first problem was a faulty crank position sensor. After I replaced that it ran good for about...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,641
Posted By Ninja007
I removed my ignition powerstage and cleaned it...

I removed my ignition powerstage and cleaned it up real good, connector is nice and tight.

The Radio Suppression relay connector looks like its in good condition, but I will check it again.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,641
Posted By Ninja007
Warm No Start w/new Crank Position Sensor

1990 Volvo 760 Turbo, Stage 0 complete and then some. My problem started recently; the car cut out while I was driving on the freeway, the tach dropped to 0, then 1 second later everything was fine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,281
Posted By Ninja007
Hey there, I have this same problem, did you ever...

Hey there, I have this same problem, did you ever find resolution?

My car randomly dies... The only common thing is that it usually happens after a warm start, ie I drive somewhere, let it sit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,746
Posted By Ninja007
I am having this same problem, did you ever find...

I am having this same problem, did you ever find the problem?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,733
Posted By Ninja007
Just answered my own question: From vcoa.org...

Just answered my own question:

From vcoa.org faq:
[Response: Abe Crombie] To expand on what Dick posted: The likely culprit, assuming the vacuum supply is coming in correctly from the engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,733
Posted By Ninja007
I performed the pinch off test while the gf drove...

I performed the pinch off test while the gf drove around today. The culprit in my car happens to be the third hose I pinched off - the yellow one, which from the diagram looks like it goes to same...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,652
Posted By Ninja007
Dont turn so sharp :) I've had to live with...

Dont turn so sharp :)

I've had to live with it for a while for a different reason on a different car, you get used too it :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,831
Posted By Ninja007
Kickdown cable adjustment problems

Hi, after my fresh rebuild I went for my first drive. Everything was functioning properly until I gained a little confidence and pushed the gas pedal further. I broke my kickdown cable because it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,390
Posted By Ninja007
Thanks for the input, i've put about 600 miles on...

Thanks for the input, i've put about 600 miles on them and they've softened a bit, but its still very harsh. They literally shook a bolt loose holding my power steering pump and i'm afraid that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,925
Posted By Ninja007
Wavering idle, poor vacuum

Hi, I have been getting a rather poor idle, it wavers between 500-600 rpm fairly rapidly and causes the motor to shake lightly when it drops down to 500ish range. My aftermarket boost gauge only...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,390
Posted By Ninja007
New URO Motor mounts now vibration

Hi, I am getting a pretty serious vibration in the car at idle and at all speeds. I recently installed new URO motor mounts AND new transmission mount that went in with my rebuilt engine. I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,698
Posted By Ninja007
THIS. I pounded mine in without a proper socket...

THIS. I pounded mine in without a proper socket and deformed it, seems to be working ok now, but it made a light scraping noise for a while. It also made the tailshaft very difficult to rotate. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,733
Posted By Ninja007
I am having the same problem on my 760 turbo with...

I am having the same problem on my 760 turbo with automatic climate control. Can you describe in a little more detail what happens when you pinch the lines off? My symptoms are exactly as...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-03-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,917
Posted By Ninja007
Im no expert, but I have wired one of these in...

Im no expert, but I have wired one of these in before and read up a lot on widebands in general....

Your right, it should be reading about 14.7 at warm idle, as you press on the gas it should go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,721
Posted By Ninja007
Hey, I am in the same boat, except I got my...

Hey, I am in the same boat, except I got my ecodes in the mail 3 weeks ago and i'm just now getting to it. Anyways I need to get them in this week, so if I figure it out I will post up in here. If...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,992
Posted By Ninja007
Well now, I installed the new melling pump, some...

Well now, I installed the new melling pump, some difficulties... The fitment was less than stellar, no matter how I bolted it up, it resigned to resting against the crank (see scratches). One other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,992
Posted By Ninja007
After doing some research it seemed like most...

After doing some research it seemed like most people liked the Melling pump the best of all the other replacements out there, it was around $150 from autozone. I didn't want to fork out the $400 for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,992
Posted By Ninja007
I mic'd them to check for out-of-round and taper,...

I mic'd them to check for out-of-round and taper, they were within spec for the standard bearings. If I were to do it again I would have had a shop polish them then plastigauged them as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,992
Posted By Ninja007
Still waiting for the new Oil pump and the...

Still waiting for the new Oil pump and the O-rings from Volvo to come in... Took my filter off today, the oil in there looked similar to everything else. After I re-installed the rod cap that I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,992
Posted By Ninja007
^I ordered the more expensive of the two bottom...

^I ordered the more expensive of the two bottom end kits that FCP stocks, it was about 8 months ago.

^^If I didn't have that magnet there, there would be 2x as much metal floating around in my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,992
Posted By Ninja007
Good reads... I have an Oil Pressure gauge going...

Good reads... I have an Oil Pressure gauge going in before I fire it up again, ordered a Melling M181 pump today (insurance). Here's my plan at this point:

Get volvo transfer tube O-rings
Mod...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,992
Posted By Ninja007
Beginners mistake, thought it was a low oil...

Beginners mistake, thought it was a low oil volume, not pressure.



maybe it was a '92, no squirts
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,992
Posted By Ninja007
Ok, just pulled off a rod cap: ...

Ok, just pulled off a rod cap:

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4117/4795239004_e06fc1cebb_b.jpg

Not that I have to point it out, but thats a hell of a lot of glitter on the bolt AND the bearing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,992
Posted By Ninja007
Hey, these are BMW squirters, they are drilled...

Hey, these are BMW squirters, they are drilled straight into the galley, so no sticking there. I dont recall if they come with washers or not. If they did, im sure I installed them as such, if not,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,992
Posted By Ninja007
Good to know about the O-ring, I have a Volvo...

Good to know about the O-ring, I have a Volvo dealer a few miles from my house, I will go pick up the red O-rings tomorrow. I don't understand the JB weld mod to the transfer tube, Do you make the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,992
Posted By Ninja007
Your not trippin out. The oil is mixed with some...

Your not trippin out. The oil is mixed with some really tiny particles of metal. I think some of that is normal after taking the dingleberryball to the cylinder and putting new rings in. But since...
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