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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Got out on the highway for the first time in a...

Got out on the highway for the first time in a while, when properly up at 70mph, 3krpm in 4th (overdrive didn't even want to switch light on, separate investigation) the engine was quite loud and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Ok. Looking at my wiring diagram, I'm guessing...

Ok. Looking at my wiring diagram, I'm guessing the yellow wire from the sensor to the cluster is part of a bundle so it's not as simple as unplugging a single spade on cluster and trying a 100W...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,660
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
necroposting just to be helpful. ...

necroposting just to be helpful.

Hiperfauto's link points to TP30156 which, while k-jet.org is gone, is available on ozvolvo. TP30156's page 45 does have the drawing posted a few posts prior,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Coolant Temp Gauge - moves but not very far

1983 B21FT. Coolant Temp Gauge doesn't rise properly as far as I can tell. Coolant level is between markings on the bottle.

Keyed off the gauge will sit on the lower end, similar to fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2022, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Unless someone knows of an existing 1st muffler...

Unless someone knows of an existing 1st muffler delete replacement pipe (long elbow basically, to imitate what the muffler would have been), then I'd still have to get that portion made in a shop...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Would that be the bulb failure indicator telling...

Would that be the bulb failure indicator telling you one of your outside illumination bulbs has failed?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
So if Volvo was playing any bit of commonality...

So if Volvo was playing any bit of commonality game, then the first mounting point post CAT/downpipe should be common for NA and EverywhereElse. And the rear muffler should also be common...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
I seem to be finding mixed answers for whether...

I seem to be finding mixed answers for whether exhaust goes over or under axle for 240s. I saw one post saying after '78 it was all under, another saying only Turbos go under, all others are over. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
No, I was thinking more that looseness of the...

No, I was thinking more that looseness of the bolt in the hole (strength does change of course since smaller diameter AND crisp inner angles from thread cutting/rolling). Full shoulder gives less...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
The bolt has a shoulder for most of the length...

The bolt has a shoulder for most of the length until the last 1-2" which is threaded. In the orientation in the picture, the threads will start partway through the Shock's bushing sleeve. A...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Let's go simple. See Image. Part #10 (bolt) is...

Let's go simple. See Image. Part #10 (bolt) is on left, #12 (nut) is on right. I think opposite direction makes more sense. Am I wrong?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2022, 11:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
I was doing some work on my car and noticed this....

I was doing some work on my car and noticed this. If you look at the parts drawing, it shows the Rear Lower Shock bolt sliding in from the inside, so the order (from car's centerline outwards) is:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Ah, ever the nuance. At least on B21FT, the...

Ah, ever the nuance. At least on B21FT, the exhaust goes under the right side axle and effectively props up the axle. And since my exhaust is so rusty, there's not an easy way to take it off to let...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Rear Trailing Arm install problems

I'm replacing my trailing arm bushing (1983 245). Any problems for the bushing swap itself I will put in a different thread.

My problem is getting the trailing arm back on. Greenbook Volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Also, if it has rained recently, compressed air...

Also, if it has rained recently, compressed air blasts can spit water up from where it's sitting, that's now I checked around my windscreen for where the leaks truly were.

Photo or marked up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2022, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,860
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
there's a junkyard near me with a 760 rocking...

there's a junkyard near me with a 760 rocking some 6x15” - Volvo 1329835 - base engine type wheels - turbo got 5 spoke.
Would cost $30/wheel since alloy, $15/tire but at least 1 of the tires is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2022, 03:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,485
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
once the arm comes off there's a bit more play...

once the arm comes off there's a bit more play for popping stuff off. You may also be able to take apart the handle from the inside, and that might give enough access to free the stuck portion.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2022, 03:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
when cleaning the reservoir, after letting it...

when cleaning the reservoir, after letting it drain, plug the holes with your fingers, pour in denatured alcohol, give a good shake till the color remains constant, pour out, trying to get the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
not to hijack, but totally hijacking - how easy...

not to hijack, but totally hijacking - how easy is it to remove the fender and put it back on? PO dented it and I'd like to smack it back out so I can put the belt trim on, figure it'd be easier to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Visited the junkyard. $5 later and I have two...

Visited the junkyard. $5 later and I have two connectors - one from a 760 244's one front pump (pump is a different style), and one from a S60's washer fluid level sensor.

Might splice them in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
1. 4 ohm pump and 5MOhm pump both removed,...

1. 4 ohm pump and 5MOhm pump both removed, opened, pump mechanism freed and tested, put back in and they work (or at least well enough I'm not replacing for now)
2. front lines were still fairly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Washer Pump Repair and wiring

My !983 245 has both washer pumps not running. I did a voltage check on the terminals going in and there's proper power being sent. There's fluid in the reservoir of unknown vintage (blue).
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
If it's like the B21FT then there's an...

If it's like the B21FT then there's an over-pressure fuel cut switch that'll stop the fuel pump to avoid damage due to excessive turbo pressure. Perhaps something similar is occurring?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,019
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
fuse 4 get supply from Relay and passes it to in...

fuse 4 get supply from Relay and passes it to in tank.
Fuse 6 gets supply from main battery and sends to relay which allows flow to Main pump and in tank (via fuse 4).

So jumpering with car on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Also worth checking resistance between various...

Also worth checking resistance between various pins on all the connection setups - if you have a not quite so good ground you could be getting such little current that a light appears off. (also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
cleanflametrap, I took fairly close and decently...

cleanflametrap, I took fairly close and decently lit photos of most of the steps in case you want to add them to your site (http://cleanflametrap.com/wiper.html). I think in this day and age, not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Got a Napa replacement length (online order...

Got a Napa replacement length (online order what's cheapest that's longer than what you need. Put in your AAA member number and get 10% discount).

Pulled off the blade from the arm (press the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
How might I search for older bushing versions? I...

How might I search for older bushing versions? I thought it's all the same part number. I guess I could contact a place before buying.

Now here's my attempt at ascii art to demonstrate in case...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Panhard Bushing Void Orientation

I took my Panhard bar (1983 245 GLT) to a local shop to get the bushings replaced. I hadn't noticed it, but the bushing I got from skandix...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
for those that want a new replacement, if you...

for those that want a new replacement, if you want to go bosch you'll need to combine the following:

Micro Edge 10" 40710 to get the B2 and B1A adapter pieces.
Micro Edge 13" 40713 to get the 13"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
do tell, details? what do I put in for any size...

do tell, details? what do I put in for any size stuff when ordering replacement rubber (are there different sizes)? How do I get the rubber into the metal loop (do I just flex it wide one off the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
There's also United Pacific which has a 13" with...

There's also United Pacific which has a 13" with dedicated 3/16 / 5mm bayonet https://www.amazon.com/United-Pacific-Polished-Stainless-Steel/dp/B075JRX9D7?th=1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
It looks like the ANCO 31-13 should work ...

It looks like the ANCO 31-13 should work
https://ancowipers.com/anco-31-series-conventional-windshield-wiper-blade-13-31-13...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
So had I known I could have scavenged one last I...

So had I known I could have scavenged one last I was at a junkyard. But not knowing and not owning the factory that makes J hook style (like the front ones are), and way of replacing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
245 Rear Wiper Blade

I'm looking for a replacement rear wiper blade or blade refill

If getting a whole new blade, the mounting I have just has a pushed out divot on the flat beam of the arm. The blade itself catches...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,042
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Also, it rained today so putting the urethane on...

Also, it rained today so putting the urethane on yesterday and trim/weatherstripping today was perfect advance timing. No leaks from windscreen (might still have one through the wiper hole, need to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,216
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
I'm guessing you're talking about the pinch weld...

I'm guessing you're talking about the pinch weld cover things that pull down in the corners because of the sharp radius. If yours aren't totally decayed then you should be able to pull it off a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,042
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
put a new weatherstripping on (bought from...

put a new weatherstripping on (bought from Classic Volvo Restoration. Part # 1254562). Old strip was somewhat stuck with dirt caked in. Did slide out with help around corners. New one slid in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,042
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
3M 08693 used after applying POR15 to the worst...

3M 08693 used after applying POR15 to the worst rust spots. Initially smeared down with caulk spreader then followed by finger for a better fill. I had taped off the metal and glass to keep within...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
POR15 went on, no major hassles with it. I feel...

POR15 went on, no major hassles with it. I feel like having a mini ladle would be handy for pulling some of the final paint out of the tin without having the spill edge annoyance. But that's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,208
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Other possibility is that when you swapped the in...

Other possibility is that when you swapped the in tank pump the new rubber hose between the pump and spout out isn't properly seated so leaks (i.e. losing some of the flow) rather than fully fully...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2022, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Quick! lemme paint my car with road. I could...

Quick! lemme paint my car with road. I could even do it modern gas station style and make a lip to stop them from dripping away.

That looks fun. I think the battery juices and etchings were from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Well since I'd have to wait 2 months to get a can...

Well since I'd have to wait 2 months to get a can of white encapsulator I went with POR mini kit. I'll prep and paint on over all the rust I want to contain, and then can go over with white paint to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
When you reference POR15 are you saying one of...

When you reference POR15 are you saying one of the multi-component kits like this (https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/por-15-stop-rust-kit-gloss-black-40909/11839912-P) or a single one of their...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,044
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Well, barring any other clarification updates,...

Well, barring any other clarification updates, I'd say check your exhaust and whether it's close to/hitting any underbody. Then also check your engine/trans mounts, see if they're looking ok.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,044
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
So if I understand correctly: 1. When...

So if I understand correctly:
1. When stationary, engine on: No rumble
2. Drive away from stationary: Rumble
3. Get up to speed: No Rumble
4. Slow down to a stop: No Rumble

If you had anything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,042
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
I brushed off dust, ran compressed air, dry...

I brushed off dust, ran compressed air, dry toothbrush then wet toothbrush, compressed air dry - spotted bubbles coming up in the circled red zone. My guess is rust started, went under the paint and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,042
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
I got some plastic pry wedges and worked my way...

I got some plastic pry wedges and worked my way around the aluminum and carefully pried it off the clips. No broken clips!!!

I didn't spot the drain hole even after brushing off the dust. gonna...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,042
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
Ah, gotcha. so normally whatever makes it under...

Ah, gotcha. so normally whatever makes it under the alum surround and below/behind the weatherstrip would drain through there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2022, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,042
Posted By the_hairy_baboon
ok, so after reading it, I think I generally see...

ok, so after reading it, I think I generally see where I'll have to go. I don't have the space or people-power to do a windshield replacement right now. First step will be to remove the metal...
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