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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By planetman
If you want to maintain the EGR system, Volvo...

If you want to maintain the EGR system, Volvo still sells the EGR valve.

And I have a NOS original Volvo EGR valve that I'll sell for less than Volvo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 01:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By planetman
Technically, no, the engine should run just fine...

Technically, no, the engine should run just fine without a PCV system for normal driving. It would be better with a road tube with the end of the tube extending below the engine which exposes the end...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By planetman
What you're seeing is most likely 1 of 2 things. ...

What you're seeing is most likely 1 of 2 things.

A B20 installed in a pre-PCV equipped 122 or a B20 installed in a 122 that had PCV, but is now using a pre-PCV intake manifold.

Prior to 1965...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By planetman
Ron has a point. Who made the wiring harness in...

Ron has a point. Who made the wiring harness in question? Was it made for a 12V 544?

Can you or someone else either take pictures and email them to me or take pictures with a smart phone and text...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By planetman
If you have a later B18 block, it has a threaded...

If you have a later B18 block, it has a threaded hole to mount the Bosch alternator Volvo used on the B20 and B30 engines which makes for an easy install, but you can fabricate a bracket to install...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By planetman
Is this for a 6V generator? Can you post...

Is this for a 6V generator?

Can you post pictures of the connections and markings on the regulator?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By planetman
That is the correct pilot bearing for a 4...

That is the correct pilot bearing for a 4 cylinder engine.

There is another pilot bearing for diesel engines with an M46 but it requires a removable sleeve for the tip of the input shaft as the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2022, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By planetman
What's the part number on the bearing? It...

What's the part number on the bearing?

It should be 6202.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By planetman
I've never seen that clutch kit before, so I...

I've never seen that clutch kit before, so I can't tell you if there are previously known problems with their release bearing.

Maybe you'll see the problem when/if you pull the transmission.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By planetman
What brand of throw out bearing did you use and...

What brand of throw out bearing did you use and did you make sure it's the correct 1 for the style of clutch being used. Do you have the part number for the part or a picture of the part?

Volvo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By planetman
Make sure to use the correct 3 prong flasher...

Make sure to use the correct 3 prong flasher relay as there are 2 relays that will plug in.

The difference is what each prong is for.

FYI, if you opt for a new flasher relay, I suggest you get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,049
Posted By planetman
Recently, I shipped a Volvo door to a customer...

Recently, I shipped a Volvo door to a customer and it cost $200.00 less when we changed the delivery address to a business.

Do you have a friend at or a good relationship with a local business...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2022, 01:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,442
Posted By planetman
pm'd

pm'd
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2022, 01:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,442
Posted By planetman
Yes, window guide channels for the front doors...

Yes, window guide channels for the front doors for the 4 door 240/260 Volvos are available.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By planetman
I called my local dealer and they said the blower...

I called my local dealer and they said the blower resistor is available but on back order for $75.00 or I found an aftermarket 1 for $60.00.

The Volvo resistor will take 4-6 weeks as the part is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 02:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,547
Posted By planetman
Bosch blade 40716A for a 16" blade that fits the...

Bosch blade 40716A for a 16" blade that fits the pin style right out of the package, no additional adapter needed.

Bosch 40718A for an 18" blade and we have both in stock in case you can't find...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By planetman
We've found the Volvo and aftermarket return...

We've found the Volvo and aftermarket return springs for the pre-1968 HS6 carbs are now a little longer and don't always pull on the lever with sufficient force to return the throttle flap properly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,007
Posted By planetman
I can get you a new 1, but it'll cost you $406.00...

I can get you a new 1, but it'll cost you $406.00 plus shipping and I can have it shipped the next day.

If you have the time and the money, here's a new 1 on ebay for over a $100.00 cheaper. FYI,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,688
Posted By planetman
Check the brake master cylinder 1st like my...

Check the brake master cylinder 1st like my brother, hiperfauto suggested.

If the master cylinder check outs okay, then I would suspect the front brake calipers might have been assembled...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,393
Posted By planetman
Also check the bore as it maybe the root of the...

Also check the bore as it maybe the root of the problem.

The world's best seal won't seal on an damaged or oversized bore.

I used to sell a kit with a new original Volvo distribution block...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,393
Posted By planetman
Plugging the hole may stop the leak, but does not...

Plugging the hole may stop the leak, but does not fix the root problem which is that brake fluid is getting past 1 if not both of the seals for the sliding piston inside the distribution block.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By planetman
If original, definitely 6v horns. I've seen...

If original, definitely 6v horns.

I've seen some videos on Google showing early Bosch horns being taken apart and cleaned, but we have never tried.

FYI, if needed, the original rubber mounting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,850
Posted By planetman
I've re-posted my brothers link to the TSB...

I've re-posted my brothers link to the TSB covering the missing rivet.

If you can't see the picture just right click on the image and open it in another window.

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,850
Posted By planetman
Yes, there is that filter that is under the large...

Yes, there is that filter that is under the large plug that can be removed and cleaned.

Be aware that there should a large diameter aluminum washer inside the filter pocket that sometimes falls...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,850
Posted By planetman
Looks like you've got just about everything...

Looks like you've got just about everything covered.

The 1 thing I will suggest is that you get an OE or OEM input shaft seal.

We have the input shaft seal and an OE front gasket in stock.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 45,696
Posted By planetman
AutoMeter makes a pair of 3 3/8" diameter gauges...

AutoMeter makes a pair of 3 3/8" diameter gauges that has an electronic speedometer and tachometer in 1 and an oil pressure, volt meter, fuel level and water temperature gauges in the other.

But...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,757
Posted By planetman
Do you need the early or late gas cap? The...

Do you need the early or late gas cap?

The late gas cap has threads so it screws in and can be had in both locking and non-locking versions from most auto parts stores, while the early gas cap has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2021, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,514
Posted By planetman
https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-air-gui...

https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-air-guide-clip-30624275
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 45,696
Posted By planetman
I'm not sure if it will make a difference in the...

I'm not sure if it will make a difference in the noise, but the fan motor you are using can be made to turn CW or CCW and the fan blade you bought is for CW motors.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,898
Posted By planetman
Volvo made 3 different u-joint configurations for...

Volvo made 3 different u-joint configurations for 200 series driveshafts that have 3 u-joints.

1 with 3 small 1140 u-joints
1 with 3 large 1310 u-joints
1 with 1 large, 1 medium and 1 small...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,637
Posted By planetman
We've got a set of NOS OE Volvo 164 upper A-arm...

We've got a set of NOS OE Volvo 164 upper A-arm bushings in stock.

How much are they worth to you?

Please pm.

http://hiperformanceautoservice.com/images/164UpperArmBushings.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,584
Posted By planetman
Unfortunately it appears the clip/clamp is only...

Unfortunately it appears the clip/clamp is only used on pre-1973 140/164 heater boxes and heater controls.

I'm pretty sure I can dig 1 up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,870
Posted By planetman
Are you using the original short shift cover with...

Are you using the original short shift cover with the long shifter or the long shift cover with the short shifter?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2021, 01:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,924
Posted By planetman
The 122/1800 brakes should be more than adequate...

The 122/1800 brakes should be more than adequate for the weight of the car even without a working brake booster. Some of the late 1960's/early 1970's Jaguars came with the same sizes and numbers of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,136
Posted By planetman
We've had good results with Brembo rotors and OE...

We've had good results with Brembo rotors and OE Volvo brake pads.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By planetman
Of course, always check the fuel pressure. ...

Of course, always check the fuel pressure.

About 6 months ago, a customer drove in for some maintenance and when he got to our shop, the front SU carb was leaking out of the vent.

The customer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By planetman
We've found that new easily available fuel pumps...

We've found that new easily available fuel pumps have a tendency to put out too much pressure and I believe this is due to the cheap check valves that are used in them and that's just 1 thing that's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By planetman
They're both the same size, 3/8". Try your...

They're both the same size, 3/8".

Try your local NAPA, but don't tell them what it's for or you might get the "it ain't listed in our catalog" answer.

A lot of American cars use this size crush...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By planetman
Yup, and BTW, Ken is right, the threads are 4mm x...

Yup, and BTW, Ken is right, the threads are 4mm x .7.

I checked both threads on the 1 we have in stock.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By planetman
It's obvious your nut plates are stripped, so if...

It's obvious your nut plates are stripped, so if you have the time, why don't you buy new nut plates and screws.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,680
Posted By planetman
It's common to see chipped or broken teeth on the...

It's common to see chipped or broken teeth on the reverse idler gear and depending on which transmission you have, a good used reverse gear can be found.

We might even have a good used 1.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,724
Posted By planetman
I looked up the part number for the ignition...

I looked up the part number for the ignition switch and the 2 mounting screw before I posted earlier today.

The part number for the screw is 956060 and unless Volvo updated the style of screw...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,724
Posted By planetman
1) is there a method to test a switch BEFORE...

1) is there a method to test a switch BEFORE installing?

You can plug in the replacement switch before installing it and use a flat blade screwdriver to turn the switch.

2) for the love of god,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,291
Posted By planetman
#1. Block heater for cold weather #2. Block...

#1. Block heater for cold weather
#2. Block coolant drain
#3. Sensor for Volvo special tool
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,799
Posted By planetman
No. Did you do anything to the bearings...

No.

Did you do anything to the bearings while you had it apart to change the rotors?

Does your car still have the original rear axle assembly that has the early style of axle bearings?

The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,165
Posted By planetman
As it happens, that movie was broadcast several...

As it happens, that movie was broadcast several times over the last week end on TV here in LA.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,165
Posted By planetman
Have you checked for a funny looking animated...

Have you checked for a funny looking animated fish wearing glasses? Das Limpet?

Have you tried doing a throttle body service/cleaning? Can you hear the throttle switch clicking as the throttle is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,875
Posted By planetman
Volvo recommended 30wt engine oil and we prefer...

Volvo recommended 30wt engine oil and we prefer to use 30wt non-detergent.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-05-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,030
Posted By planetman
And it has to come from a "J" overdrive. A flange...

And it has to come from a "J" overdrive. A flange from a "D " overdrive won't work.

We do have a used "J" output flange if needed.

New ones are still available, but they ain't cheap!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,685
Posted By planetman
I was told that the police could still order them...

I was told that the police could still order them until 1975.

Also, Volvo didn't start installing dual circuit brakes until the very end of the 1967 production for both the 122 and 1800 Volvos and...
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