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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By MasterBlaster
I was wondering if it's an early model with a...

I was wondering if it's an early model with a belt-driven fan (smoke from the clutch, or steam from the pump) or later electric-fan-only (smoke from motor, steam from rad).

Of course, with only 1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2022, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By MasterBlaster
Not usually, unless it's been in there for years,...

Not usually, unless it's been in there for years, or tightened WAY too much initially.

Either use the proper removal tool, or with the original nut (or a suitable replacement) ON the stud and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2022, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By MasterBlaster
Any particular year?

Any particular year?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2022, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By MasterBlaster
Is this for your 1929 Hupmobile, or the 93 245...

Is this for your 1929 Hupmobile, or the 93 245 you mentioned 2 years ago?

If it's the wagon, I assume the top half of the pic is the type of kit you received, and the bottom half is the gaskets...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2022, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By MasterBlaster
Member's Mark Commercial Heavy-Duty Degreaser? ...

Member's Mark Commercial Heavy-Duty Degreaser?
https://www.samsclub.com/p/members-mark-hd-degreaser-1-gallon/prod9260460


Ingredient disclosure (PDF)

Ingredients:

water
Sodium Carbonate
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By MasterBlaster
1 - Those were some MASSIVE pics. That must be...

1 - Those were some MASSIVE pics. That must be what you're editing smaller.

2 - That "coolant" looks awfully brown. You sure it's not an oil leak?

https://i.postimg.cc/Y2PwD4hh/wet-pump.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By MasterBlaster
There's only so much "pressure" you can put on...

There's only so much "pressure" you can put on the pump before the studs bottom against the 2 oval "installation step 1" holes. Try to force it farther and you'll either break the studs, or the round...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2022, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By MasterBlaster
? ...

?
https://www.prancingmoose.com/volvoharnesses2.html#1363293

<img src="https://www.prancingmoose.com/1363293bos1lo.jpg" width=600></a>
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By MasterBlaster
Can't see any fluid (or arrows) that point to...

Can't see any fluid (or arrows) that point to exactly where you see the leak.

If it's between the steel base and the aluminum trans case, there's 2 O-rings in there.
Small - 1239834
Large -...
Forum: website & board 05-18-2022, 01:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,333
Posted By MasterBlaster
If I said it once, I said it a million tim..........

If I said it once, I said it a million tim....... okay, just once, and it got lost in the Great Purge Of April.

Apparently the main problem is how older versions of vBulletin (badly) translate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,531
Posted By MasterBlaster
Alldata R&R 3.2 hours. Apparently it's...

Alldata R&R 3.2 hours.

Apparently it's hiding behind a bunch of stuff. The steering column gets to come out, along with various other parts, switches, harnesses, etc.... Yay!
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,462
Posted By MasterBlaster
Anything less than 10 years old is still...

Anything less than 10 years old is still considered "current". :-P

And just what might that question be?


https://i.postimg.cc/yYQD9VvY/allears.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By MasterBlaster
At the bottom of the FCP page: - SKU: ...

At the bottom of the FCP page:

- SKU: GAT-360660
The number Gates will print on the sticker attached to the part.

- OE Numbers 3530599
Volvo's original part number for reference,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By MasterBlaster
Not sure. Anywhere in this pic? ...

Not sure.
Anywhere in this pic?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By MasterBlaster
For a 1929 Hupmobile, or one of the cars in your...

For a 1929 Hupmobile, or one of the cars in your sig?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2022, 02:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,726
Posted By MasterBlaster
Probably looked something like this (just yours...

Probably looked something like this (just yours is torn in two)?
https://www.ebay.ca/itm/125165413980?hash=item1d2470a65c:g:CloAAOSwbFRiFo5S

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By MasterBlaster
Next up would be seeing if the hatch is "flush"...

Next up would be seeing if the hatch is "flush" with the rest of the body when pushed gently closed, or is it being held away by a misplaced rubber weatherstrip, possibly so far that it can't reach...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By MasterBlaster
Does the latch "latch" if you fake-latch it using...

Does the latch "latch" if you fake-latch it using a screwdriver instead of closing the hatch?
Does it then "unlatch" if you use the key and/or handle?

We've had customers complain that a door...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By MasterBlaster
This kind? ...

This kind?
https://www.rockauto.com/info/424/210-0153_TOP__ra_p.jpg

The "zerk" fitting is already installed on that one.
There's a tiny spring-loaded one-way check valve built into it.

Just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By MasterBlaster
Missed that actual angle (20°) , if you want to...

Missed that actual angle (20°) , if you want to "wing it" without the tool.

Basically, the "open" part of the piston is at the leading edge (bottom) of the pad, greeting the rotor as it rises up...
Forum: showroom 02-24-2022, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By MasterBlaster
And how the heck is that supposed to help? I...

And how the heck is that supposed to help?

I have a dull Burgundy ("Wine red") sedan, and he has a bright red wagon!
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I suppose you'll want me to steal a pic off Bring A Trailer,...
Forum: showroom 02-23-2022, 03:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By MasterBlaster
Swiped and scaled from : ...

Swiped and scaled from :

https://images.matthewsvolvosite.com/wheels/Volvo-Wheel-Brochure.pdf (1.3 Mb)

The 18" Atlantis has slightly "bowlegged" spokes at the rim end, while the 16" Xenia...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2022, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,968
Posted By MasterBlaster
And, if you like pictures ("Regina Book" version...

And, if you like pictures ("Regina Book" version shown, LH should be the same)...

https://i.postimg.cc/3xp8RV58/TPS-adjusting.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2022, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,784
Posted By MasterBlaster
I get the feeling I'll be the "lucky" SOB that...

I get the feeling I'll be the "lucky" SOB that gets to do a timing chain on the 2000 9-3 waiting outside.
I assume it's the "SAAB Cam Timing Kit" box a couple of rows to the right.
:run:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,784
Posted By MasterBlaster
I guess working on other people's cars in a shop,...

I guess working on other people's cars in a shop, we try not to just "wing it" and hope for the best. If there's a procedure called out, we follow it.

So, if our ALLDATA says:

Remove the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,784
Posted By MasterBlaster
Not sure why not... it's right there in the kit...

Not sure why not... it's right there in the kit on the top shelf, right between the "clamp the head down straight and level" tools.

https://i.postimg.cc/1t22kJTn/VVT1.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2022, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By MasterBlaster
Oy, with a capital O. ...

Oy, with a capital O.

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1992,740,2.3l+l4,1288470,heat+&+air+conditioning,blower+motor+control+module+/+resistor,6557
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2022, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,256
Posted By MasterBlaster
https://www.myvolvolibrary.info/Tech_files2_fichei...

https://www.myvolvolibrary.info/Tech_files2_ficheiros/700_900_DataPocket.pdf

Page 18
Weight, without turbocharger (TC)........ kg - 140-150 (B230)
150 kg = 330 lbs
That would be a complete...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By MasterBlaster
Is it too late to say "Make sure the converter...

Is it too late to say "Make sure the converter isn't stuck to the flex plate and trying to stay behind"? Don't want the trans to dangle off the converter snout, mangling it and breaking the front oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 03:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,445
Posted By MasterBlaster
. ...

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https://steamuserimages-a.akamaihd.net/ugc/964230428548007370/287B90B50E0567280F16F0045F9D6651181F6C57/?imw=5000&imh=5000&ima=fit&impolicy=Letterbox&imcolor=%23000000&letterbox=false
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 03:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,784
Posted By MasterBlaster
First, install Volvo special tool 9995451 through...

First, install Volvo special tool 9995451 through the proper hole in the block to lock the crankshaft in position.

Then install Volvo special tool 9995452 onto the non-sprocket ends of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 84,797
Posted By MasterBlaster
Just a guess, but.... ...

Just a guess, but....

https://i.postimg.cc/DyCdDLzC/pipeage.gif
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 03:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,085
Posted By MasterBlaster
For reference, I think it's #71 (bottom right...

For reference, I think it's #71 (bottom right corner)

https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/images/parts/volvo/fullsize/GR-73622.jpg

And looks like this:
...
Forum: website & board 01-01-2022, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,440
Posted By MasterBlaster
Or the actual word "strike" < strike> babble...

Or the actual word "strike"

< strike> babble < /strike>

<strike> babble </strike>
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,977
Posted By MasterBlaster
Probably the idle air valve. Being a...

Probably the idle air valve.


Being a Turbo, your relay feeds the ballast resistor pack, which then feeds the injectors.
Page 16, item 376 on the right side.

Page 17 shows it over on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,977
Posted By MasterBlaster
Page 4. N/A relay on the right tower, Turbo on...

Page 4. N/A relay on the right tower, Turbo on the left.

Have fun with that style of wiring diagrams.
Maybe print them out, tape them together, and hang them on the wall.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By MasterBlaster
Vacuum hose still connected to the fuel pressure...

Vacuum hose still connected to the fuel pressure regulator?

Small hose connected to the metal can at the front of the fuel rail.

Disconnected or leaking = car runs super rich all the time.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,977
Posted By MasterBlaster
I assume "we" have verified the distributor...

I assume "we" have verified the distributor actually spins when cranking?
And the cam rotates?

Oil cap off, note cam position, blip key, look again.
- or -
Distributor cap off, note rotor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 02:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,029
Posted By MasterBlaster
How much rewiring are you planning to do?

How much rewiring are you planning to do?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2021, 01:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,519
Posted By MasterBlaster
Okay, found a nice pic of the *back* of the knob,...

Okay, found a nice pic of the *back* of the knob, you know... the part that does the work.

https://cdn1.pelicanparts.com/catalog/images/SuperStock/1207630-VOL.jpg

The 3 double-hump sections on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,754
Posted By MasterBlaster
Two ways... 1 -...

Two ways...

1 - http://forums.turbobricks.com/faq.php?faq=levels_cont

2 - An external hosting site. I happen to (mostly) use https://postimages.org/
There are many more. Imgur, imgBB,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,356
Posted By MasterBlaster
The gauge might have measuring in KiloPascals...

The gauge might have measuring in KiloPascals (kPa). Most are dual-scale.

Normal fuel pressure for a B230 is around 36 psi - 248 kPa.

If you're only getting 14.6, on either scale, that's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,356
Posted By MasterBlaster
Uhhhhhh..... :wtf: I hope you flipped some...

Uhhhhhh..... :wtf:
I hope you flipped some digits, and you meant 41.6?
Measured where?


:run:
15 hundred, perhaps?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,519
Posted By MasterBlaster
And that's why it's MASSIVELY helpful to include...

And that's why it's MASSIVELY helpful to include the year and model of the car you're working on.

Maybe it's this style, with a rotating 3-finger retainer?
Pic from an ozvolvo.org...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,519
Posted By MasterBlaster
For other readers who might say "What the hell...

For other readers who might say "What the hell are these guys talking about", pictures are always nice.


The big washer in question (from cleanflametrap).....
...
Forum: showroom 12-11-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 1,839,332
Posted By MasterBlaster
Good ol' TinEye reverse search... ...

Good ol' TinEye reverse search...

http://www.networksvolvoniacs.org/index.php/Aufkleber
Uncensored: 3rd link down in the first section.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,222
Posted By MasterBlaster
The very first picture I get with a Google Image...

The very first picture I get with a Google Image search.......


https://www.carpimoto.com/Images/Products/Detail/NGK_BPR7ES_Candela_Spark_Plug.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,943
Posted By MasterBlaster
So the passenger caliper shot out fluid like it...

So the passenger caliper shot out fluid like it should when on the driver's side, and the driver's caliper dribbled when on the passenger side? Not the calipers, then.

Besides the other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,504
Posted By MasterBlaster
Different circuits. Wiring diagrams here...

Different circuits.

Wiring diagrams here show connector #233 with 3 wires
1 - 233/1 - blue to the sensor
2 - 233/2 - black to the sensor
3 - 233/3 - red/black to the ignition switch
Plus...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,272
Posted By MasterBlaster
44ft/lbs + 60 degrees That's one more flat.

44ft/lbs + 60 degrees
That's one more flat.
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