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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By hessam69
Why do you wish to hardwire? What's wrong with...

Why do you wish to hardwire? What's wrong with the connection as per original?

I do not recommend hardwiring because it makes like difficult if you ever break a taillight and need to replace it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 604
Posted By hessam69
The book says 4-5Nm. Too loose, they will...

The book says 4-5Nm.

Too loose, they will loosen at that torque. Try 7Nm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By hessam69
Remove the lowest bolt from the cover. It will...

Remove the lowest bolt from the cover. It will allow the oil to drain out
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By hessam69
Please do, thank you

Please do, thank you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By hessam69
Whilst we're on the topic, how can you tell if...

Whilst we're on the topic, how can you tell if the calipers you find in a box, off the car, are for solid or vented rotors?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By hessam69
Bosch main, VDO in tank

Bosch main, VDO in tank
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,317
Posted By hessam69
How much ROI is there using this manifold if you...

How much ROI is there using this manifold if you have to do all this unnecessary work just to fit it?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2022, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By hessam69
To me, it seems much easier to install a B230F or...

To me, it seems much easier to install a B230F or B230FT, especially one made in 1989 or 1990 (or later) K block, since it will already have the 13mm rods and an oil return drain hole (B230FT)

The...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-06-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By hessam69
You cannot use B21 parts in a B230. The...

You cannot use B21 parts in a B230.

The cranks are differently sized

I would just start with what everyone else does, buy a B230 and rebuild it
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By hessam69
Similar internals (the pistons are different on...

Similar internals (the pistons are different on the turbo for lower compression ratio)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2022, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By hessam69
What is the point of this starter relay? Volvo...

What is the point of this starter relay? Volvo themselves did not fit one to any classic Volvo that I know of
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2022, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By hessam69
Hi Performance auto service (planetman or...

Hi Performance auto service

(planetman or hiperfauto)
Forum: showroom 10-21-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,619
Posted By hessam69
People put carbs on when they cannot find a...

People put carbs on when they cannot find a mechanic that knows why the k-jet system isn't working properly
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By hessam69
Do you mean the dipstick o-ring which goes on the...

Do you mean the dipstick o-ring which goes on the plastic of the dipstick or the o-ring for where the dipstick tube enters the block?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-15-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By hessam69
In the end, it doesn't really matter because oil...

In the end, it doesn't really matter because oil squirters are not the holy grail and totally 100% necessary for what many people seem to believe they are for.

Many, many high horsepower engines...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2022, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By hessam69
You also need 15 the square neck screw and a nut

You also need 15 the square neck screw and a nut
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,213
Posted By hessam69
That thread you posted someone mentions the DO88...

That thread you posted someone mentions the DO88 intercooler fits better. Does anyone know why that is?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,213
Posted By hessam69
Are the KL intercoolers drop in and play? Any...

Are the KL intercoolers drop in and play? Any mods needed? For a 1996 940
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,576
Posted By hessam69
Corrosion is the first thing that comes to mind.

Corrosion is the first thing that comes to mind.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By hessam69
Port the 530

Port the 530
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By hessam69
True, but I believe in your case the aging,...

True, but I believe in your case the aging, cracked, faded, brittle plastic would be a much more noticeable eyesore than light almost invisible scratches on new units, if there are even any new lamps...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By hessam69
Nothing beats buying new lights. Age and sun...

Nothing beats buying new lights. Age and sun damage can possibly be unfixable
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2022, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,979
Posted By hessam69
The only thing that changed was the one piece...

The only thing that changed was the one piece chrome headlamp trim -1985 then two piece 1986-
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,766
Posted By hessam69
Can something be made or modified to work?

Can something be made or modified to work?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By hessam69
You do not need to remove any pedals What...

You do not need to remove any pedals

What you do need is the right tools
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2022, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By hessam69
So what is the actual problem How long is...

So what is the actual problem

How long is your longest extension?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,294
Posted By hessam69
Yes 940 is the same process

Yes 940 is the same process
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By hessam69
Remove the rack, take it back to the rebuilder...

Remove the rack, take it back to the rebuilder and ask why it has failed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2022, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,294
Posted By hessam69
It's very easy, you just need someone to help...

It's very easy, you just need someone to help support the weight of the door as you remove and replace the lower hinge. Three bolts and it's out
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By hessam69
Cannot get park lamps to work

I have a 1985 240 with daytime running lamps which are working.

Unfortunately, I cannot get the 5w part of the globe to turn on (park lamp) so at night when I turn the headlights on, the daytime...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,752
Posted By hessam69
Is this the same process for M47? It has a...

Is this the same process for M47? It has a leaking output seal, must I remove the rear section or is the seal itself able to be replaced in position?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By hessam69
I would say yes vacuum leaks are a concern. Put a...

I would say yes vacuum leaks are a concern. Put a smoke machine on it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2022, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By hessam69
Because old car and I'll be in there anyway...

Because old car and I'll be in there anyway servicing the transmission
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By hessam69
To lube or not to lube - Throttle & kickdown cable

I am replacing kickdown and throttle cables on my 240 and 940.

Brand new OEM cables on both, wondering if I should lube the cables with a certain product or leave them, good idea?

Thanks in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 822
Posted By hessam69
How long ago was the transmission serviced

How long ago was the transmission serviced
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,097
Posted By hessam69
You may have a 1992 car, registered in 1993

You may have a 1992 car, registered in 1993
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,626
Posted By hessam69
I can supply them to you Cheaper than ones...

I can supply them to you

Cheaper than ones available in USA
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2022, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By hessam69
Where are the leaks coming from?

Where are the leaks coming from?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2022, 03:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,305
Posted By hessam69
http://cleanflametrap.com/emfuse.html Credit...

http://cleanflametrap.com/emfuse.html

Credit to website creator Art Benstein aka cleanflametrap
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,999
Posted By hessam69
Just be careful. In order to make a car drive...

Just be careful. In order to make a car drive fast, you first need to make it drive.

IOW in order to finish a race in first, you need to make the car first finish.

This says a lot with a few...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2022, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,999
Posted By hessam69
Here is what I do Change all fluids All...

Here is what I do

Change all fluids
All filters
All belts
All cooling system components (radiator, radiator hoses, heater hoses, water pump, thermostat and coolant tank)
All oil seals
All...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By hessam69
How old is the radiator and when was the last...

How old is the radiator and when was the last time the coolant was changed? How old is the water pump?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By hessam69
The fan should start well before overheating,...

The fan should start well before overheating, test it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By hessam69
What type of fan? What's the ambient temp? How...

What type of fan? What's the ambient temp? How old is the radiator? When moving does it cool down?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,651
Posted By hessam69
Hunting idle usually means vacuum leaks and or...

Hunting idle usually means vacuum leaks and or dirty throttle body and or dirty IAC valve
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By hessam69
What about the radiator? Heater core? Heater...

What about the radiator? Heater core? Heater valve? Water pump? Coolant tank? Head gasket?

Have you carried out a cooling system pressure test?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By hessam69
The first thing I would do in this situation is...

The first thing I would do in this situation is fill up with water, pressure test cooling system and find the leak. You may have already blown your head gasket due to overheating

It happens,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By hessam69
Corteco crankshaft pulley timing mark

Hi,

Has anyone else found the timing mark on the corteco brand crankshaft pulleys purchased from FCP to be marked incorrectly?

I have discovered on the last two units I have bought that they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By hessam69
Thanks for the replies, the car is due for new...

Thanks for the replies, the car is due for new engine and gearbox mounts anyway
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,867
Posted By hessam69
Just to clarify things for a few guys: The W...

Just to clarify things for a few guys: The W stands for winter, not weight. Very common myth that they use even in movies ala fast and furious
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