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Forum: website & board 06-02-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By alschnertz
Up again. Thanks.

Up again.
Thanks.
Forum: website & board 05-30-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,616
Posted By alschnertz
Does it make sense that I now have to log in with...

Does it make sense that I now have to log in with my username & password every time I get on forums.turbobricks.com even though I "check" the "remember me" box?

Thanks

Edit: seems to be ok on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By alschnertz
:nod: And, you can return your used oil for a...

:nod:
And, you can return your used oil for a refund!
https://www.fcpeuro.com/page/lifetime-guarantee

I never have, but remember reading that they do stand by it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By alschnertz
Done. Never been on FB and this...

Done.



Never been on FB and this wouldn't compel me to join!
B20B, M41 & driveshaft were pulled for another project.



Will look at the regulators.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By alschnertz
Stripping a '70 145 - What unavailable parts should I save?

Since I've been out of the early 140 series game for a few years, I'm wondering what oddball types of things are no longer available but needed as I strip my 145. Even small stuff like clips,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By alschnertz
Absolutely. I'm surprised how often this simple...

Absolutely.
I'm surprised how often this simple (cheap) test on old engines is ignored.

Admittedly, in my youth, I didn't do them either and would just throw parts :oops:.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By alschnertz
Longshot, but there's this for transport... ...

Longshot, but there's this for transport...

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=285894
Forum: events 03-18-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By alschnertz
Doesn't have to be Swedish. "for all...

Doesn't have to be Swedish.

"for all automotive enthusiasts - any make, any model, it doesn't have to be European"

Pulling up in the wife's Mazda MPV may be pushing it though. :lol:
Forum: events 03-17-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By alschnertz
FCP Cars & Coffee Events at Lime Rock Park 2022

FYI

No affiliation, but these guys do a lot to support the hobby.
Nice track and area of CT if you're not familiar.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By alschnertz
What fixed it?

What fixed it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,003
Posted By alschnertz
Damn. Straight for the jugular. :help: You sir,...

Damn. Straight for the jugular. :help:
You sir, are a worthy opponent!:cheers::lol:



(2017) 15" S40 alloy rims were $100 each to straighten, remount & balance.
(2017) 15" 145S steel rims were...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,003
Posted By alschnertz
Pretty sure I referred to a wheel collision...

Pretty sure I referred to a wheel collision repair place, but regardless, I wouldn't ask or expect them to do it for free. As you say time is money.

But maybe you veteran TBers would expect them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,003
Posted By alschnertz
I don't know that I'd call it a "special request...

I don't know that I'd call it a "special request or hand holding".

I mean, I'm having the wheel repaired there and they are showing me how they check it and how bad it is.
What's wrong with that?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 03:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,003
Posted By alschnertz
Not necessarily. The idea is to mount the wheel...

Not necessarily.
The idea is to mount the wheel on the balance machine and spin it by hand.
Basically the same as using the car's spindle but a bit easier to keep that slow/smooth rotation since...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By alschnertz
The part is actually called a flasher relay. I...

The part is actually called a flasher relay.
I would suspect that is the problem as well.

Since you have an extra, why not take it apart and try to fix it? You've got nothing to lose.
IIRC, it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,475
Posted By alschnertz
Oh wow. Kind of knew it was about the dipstick...

Oh wow.
Kind of knew it was about the dipstick tube but had no idea that the tube goes through the side of the pan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,475
Posted By alschnertz
I'm not well versed on 240s, but am curious. ...

I'm not well versed on 240s, but am curious.

Serious question, what this is about? Cliff notes are fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By alschnertz
Gas station squeegees, :doh: Around here, I...

Gas station squeegees, :doh:

Around here, I see **sholes using them to clean the sand/salt/grime off the body of their cars in the winter. I'd rather have a dirty windshield.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2022, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,702
Posted By alschnertz
10% Ethanol-winter blend fuel can increase...

10% Ethanol-winter blend fuel can increase consumption 10-20%.
I would guess AWD increases consumption by a few mpgs too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2022, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,623
Posted By alschnertz
Been years, but I used Mahle pistons and Deves...

Been years, but I used Mahle pistons and Deves rings on B16s - B20s.
I'm not familiar with a B200.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By alschnertz
^ :nod: First thing I thought of seeing this...

^ :nod:

First thing I thought of seeing this post was when I did the PCV service on the 854T and the damn thing wouldn't idle. :oops: I neglected to hook up the hose to the IAC.

(Pretty sure it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,457
Posted By alschnertz
I did not notice any change in performance. ...

I did not notice any change in performance.

I did notice that my winter gas mileage (because we're required to use "winter-blend" fuel from Oct. to April) went up from about 28.5 mpg to around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,457
Posted By alschnertz
P0420 code on my 2001 S40 was the cat. ...

P0420 code on my 2001 S40 was the cat.
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=341070
Correctly diagnosed by ZVOLV at the time.

I found it hard to believe it would have been the cat....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By alschnertz
If I'm not mistaken, some HS6 cars (pre 1968) had...

If I'm not mistaken, some HS6 cars (pre 1968) had an extra throttle return spring from the factory that went from a bracket on the throttle shaft to a bracket located on one of the intake/exhaust...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By alschnertz
I was only thinking that the crankcase may have...

I was only thinking that the crankcase may have excess pressure (from combustion) and it's blowing by the fuel pump and rear main seal since you have two leaks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By alschnertz
How's the engines's compression?

How's the engines's compression?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,881
Posted By alschnertz
Can the OP post photos of what he's dealing with?...

Can the OP post photos of what he's dealing with? That may make it easier for others.

Like how the existing alt. is mounted and what brand/model it is?
And is the voltage regulator that is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,438
Posted By alschnertz
If it was running fine before, maybe the only...

If it was running fine before, maybe the only problem is that it's suffering from LMS (lawn mower syndrome). https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=159170&highlight=lawn+mower+syndrome
...
Forum: website & board 12-31-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,407
Posted By alschnertz
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: website & board 12-31-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,407
Posted By alschnertz
Strikethrough command

Dumb question and the answer is probably right in front of me, but what is the process to use the strikethrough command in posts?

I've tried highlighting and using Alt+H+4, Alt+shift+5 etc. but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
S/V/C: VVT Question
Views: 1,796
Posted By alschnertz
If you use the locking tool that goes at the back...

If you use the locking tool that goes at the back of the cams, the camshafts will be set to the correct position.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,942
Posted By alschnertz
Yes, I did the whole enchilada. ...

Yes, I did the whole enchilada.
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-cam-adjust-solenoid-kit-exhaust-cam-36002683

Interesting that the valve in that video is on the intake cam as opposed to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,463
Posted By alschnertz
Wasn't really trying to be technical. As usual,...

Wasn't really trying to be technical.
As usual, my response was lost in translation.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
S/V/C: VVT Question
Views: 1,796
Posted By alschnertz
The crank should be on the timing mark which is...

The crank should be on the timing mark which is not TDC of the #1 cylinder.
It's close, but not the same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,463
Posted By alschnertz
Is this what rolling back an odometer has morphed...

Is this what rolling back an odometer has morphed into?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,942
Posted By alschnertz
Rechecked the electrical and got the same...

Rechecked the electrical and got the same voltage/resistance measurements (+/-) as post #10 above. Battery voltage was 12.8V (engine off after sitting in the high 20s a few days) and 14.4V after...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,942
Posted By alschnertz
Woops. Did check, and no, there's no foaming. ...

Woops. Did check, and no, there's no foaming.
I also expected battery voltage and should have double checked.
Will try again this weekend.

I'll plan on pulling the lower timing cover to double...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,942
Posted By alschnertz
P0015 returned on first start this morning. ...

P0015 returned on first start this morning.
Crap. :-(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,003
Posted By alschnertz
I would suggest you paint match your car to your...

I would suggest you paint match your car to your wheels.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,942
Posted By alschnertz
Update. Installed a new solenoid (from FCP) a...

Update.
Installed a new solenoid (from FCP) a few days (160 miles) ago and things seem to be working properly.
Not sure why, but clearing the P0013 CEL code with my ScanGaugeII took a few tries. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,897
Posted By alschnertz
I think he means the heater-blower fan.

I think he means the heater-blower fan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,463
Posted By alschnertz
A long tailshaft BW35 (which is what a '68 would...

A long tailshaft BW35 (which is what a '68 would have) will have a longer speedo cable. Which is good if you upgrade to a M41. It'll still work with a M40, but will have extra slack.

It does...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 185,076
Posted By alschnertz
Looks like it sold earlier this year. ...

Looks like it sold earlier this year.
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1970-volvo-145/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,897
Posted By alschnertz
I'd add that it's also a good idea to clean (like...

I'd add that it's also a good idea to clean (like on a wire wheel) the bolts before you lightly oil the threads.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,942
Posted By alschnertz
Unplugged the solenoid and was pleasantly...

Unplugged the solenoid and was pleasantly surprised by the driveability.
I swear it runs better with the solenoid unplugged.

Cold idle seems a little higher (1200 rpm).
But the WOT miss that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,942
Posted By alschnertz
Thanks. Not questioning your help or refusing...

Thanks.
Not questioning your help or refusing to "toss a solenoid at it", just thought I'd add some additional info.

Checked a few things this morning.
Solenoid resistance: COLD 6.9 ohms, HOT...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,942
Posted By alschnertz
Wish I could track down the resistance spec. but...

Wish I could track down the resistance spec. but there's no part number on the solenoid.
After some searching online I saw someone post that it should be 3.7 ohms on a Volvo S60 of the same vintage....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,942
Posted By alschnertz
Dammit. CEL is back on with the P0015 again. ...

Dammit.
CEL is back on with the P0015 again.
I noticed that when the CEL comes on, it's always immediately on a cold start (8 hrs +/-).
I wonder if that's a clue.

I bench tested the solenoid...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 968
Posted By alschnertz
In the northeast, Joe Curto was pretty proficient...

In the northeast, Joe Curto was pretty proficient for parts and service on SUs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2021, 05:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,289
Posted By alschnertz
OP; 13 mpg doesn't sound that far off with the...

OP;
13 mpg doesn't sound that far off with the conditions you describe.
I think the figures 2manyturbos cited are in the ballpark.

Avoiding ethanol blended fuel, if possible, will help too.
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