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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 217
Posted By hiperfauto
Those tail shaft housing gaskets always tear and...

Those tail shaft housing gaskets always tear and are a PITA to remove not to mention more expensive than the plug.

https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-gasket-3520331
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 217
Posted By hiperfauto
'86 should have an electronic speedo. You'll need...

'86 should have an electronic speedo. You'll need one of these plugs for the speedo gear housing in the trans if you don't want it to leak.

https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-plug-1220234
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By hiperfauto
The push in fan switch is 92°-87° according to...

The push in fan switch is 92°-87° according to this FAE catalog (part #36070).

http://www.fae.es/files/product/pdf/catalogo-termocontacto-ci-parte-ilustrada-53.pdf

They list 2 other switches...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By hiperfauto
Only 2 different bolt patterns AFAIK. What's...

Only 2 different bolt patterns AFAIK. What's weird is that his flange has the large o.d. but the small bolt pattern. Look how close the bolt holes are to the center. That's not normal. They should be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By hiperfauto
That's weird flange on the trans.

That's weird flange on the trans.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By hiperfauto
So the driveshaft was never connected to the...

So the driveshaft was never connected to the trans?

That's definitely a late trans with the big flange. It was probably just tossed in there after it was broken to replace the one they took out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By hiperfauto
The break away column isn't unique to the 123GT....

The break away column isn't unique to the 123GT. It was introduced late in the '67 model year and used until production ended in '70.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By hiperfauto
They aren't cheap but at least you can still get...

They aren't cheap but at least you can still get them.

https://vp-autoparts.com/en/artiklar/bushing-steering-column-amazon-b18_b20.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By hiperfauto
Early transmissions only came with the small...

Early transmissions only came with the small output flange. Later transmissions could have either a large or small flange.

The small flange is ~3.4" o.d. and the large one is ~ 3.8". It sounds...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By hiperfauto
A later trans will work provided it has a small...

A later trans will work provided it has a small output flange. You can't swap the flange from an early M40 to a late one because the early main shaft has course splines and the late one has fine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By hiperfauto
The Bosch box is a voltage regulator. Early...

The Bosch box is a voltage regulator. Early alternators used an external regulator while later ones were internal. Your alternator was probably updated but they didn't bother to remove the old...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By hiperfauto
The later head bolts are torque turn to tighten...

The later head bolts are torque turn to tighten (TTT), not torque to yield (TTY). Volvo says they can be reused up to 5 times as long as they aren't stretched.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By hiperfauto
The radio is held to the radio box by the screws...

The radio is held to the radio box by the screws on the side. If your radio box is missing there won't be anything to hold the radio in place.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By hiperfauto
Das is kaput. ...

Das is kaput.

https://i.imgur.com/8IX6mWYl.jpeg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 332
Posted By hiperfauto
According to this TSB it takes 1000 grams (35.3...

According to this TSB it takes 1000 grams (35.3 oz) of R134a.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By hiperfauto
Do you know the year of the transmission? Early...

Do you know the year of the transmission? Early ones (-'78) used the same course spline clutch disc as the the M40/M41 transmissions that is in the link from IPD. Since your car would have come with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By hiperfauto
:oops: I guess I got it backwards.

:oops: I guess I got it backwards.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By hiperfauto
You need to use the gland nut that came with the...

You need to use the gland nut that came with the strut.

Which strut are you using?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By hiperfauto
IIRC only the DeCarbon and Bilstein B6 struts...

IIRC only the DeCarbon and Bilstein B6 struts require the spacer. Are you sure you got the strut retaining nut tight?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By hiperfauto
It could be a severely worn top cover where the...

It could be a severely worn top cover where the pivot pins locate or a broken selector plate. Pull the shifter out and inspect the slots in the top cover and look inside to see if the sector plate is...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-28-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By hiperfauto
I'm pretty sure it'll work. My R-Sport 16 valve...

I'm pretty sure it'll work. My R-Sport 16 valve engine came with a distributor with the same breakerless ignition pickup and it has an 8000 RPM rev limiting rotor.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By hiperfauto
1372174 is the left side seal that you already...

1372174 is the left side seal that you already have. Not sure what 1254514 is. It doesn't come up in the system.

I don't think the new style seal accepts the old trim.

There is a spring tab...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By hiperfauto
Good catch on the part number Fabian. I'm...

Good catch on the part number Fabian.

I'm looking but so far nothing has turned up. The good news is that the same seal was used from '75 to late '89 so you should be able to find a good used one....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By hiperfauto
https://parts.volvoofbend.com/images/parts/Volvo/p...

https://parts.volvoofbend.com/images/parts/Volvo/parts/fullsize/GR-53264_6.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,282
Posted By hiperfauto
The counterhold tool has a bolt that sticks...

The counterhold tool has a bolt that sticks through one of the holes in the cam/intermediate shaft pulley. It also works on the crank hub. Let me know if you would like to rent it and the seal...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By hiperfauto
You should have tightened the bearing puller...

You should have tightened the bearing puller super tight. Hand tight isn't enough as you found out.

Once you split the race it will come right off. Score it deeper and it will split easier.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By hiperfauto
Here's one way to get the bearing race off of the...

Here's one way to get the bearing race off of the carrier. Probably won't work for you now because you chipped most of the lip off already.

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Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,835
Posted By hiperfauto
That's it!.

That's it!.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,835
Posted By hiperfauto
Not to mention ~$50 to ship it both ways with...

Not to mention ~$50 to ship it both ways with insurance.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-23-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,835
Posted By hiperfauto
I have a shim kit available to rent. The standard...

I have a shim kit available to rent. The standard kit only comes with 25 sizes, 3.3mm-4.5mm and 4 of each size. I filled out the standard kit (34 sizes) with 5 of each size but there's only one size...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,304
Posted By hiperfauto
The 12.0mm spring is the standard one for 4 door...

The 12.0mm spring is the standard one for 4 door cars and the 12.7mm spring is the heavy duty one for four door cars. The 12.95mm spring (listed as 13mm in the later catalog) is the standard one for...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,304
Posted By hiperfauto
I didn't see 12.4mm listed in the parts catalog. ...

I didn't see 12.4mm listed in the parts catalog.

1212426 12.0mm
1212427 12.7mm
1229052 12.95mm
1206750 13.8mm



from what I can tell Lesjofors is selling one spring to replace most of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By hiperfauto
If there is significant bearing play the bearing...

If there is significant bearing play the bearing is probably bad and I wouldn't recommend driving the car. If it's just a little play you can probably just adjust it and be on your way. The only way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By hiperfauto
Lift the front end of the car and place it on...

Lift the front end of the car and place it on jack stands. Grab the front tire at 12 and 6 o'clock and see if there's any play in the wheel bearing. If not, grab it at 3 and 9 o'clock and check for...
Forum: showroom 07-20-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 1,524,934
Posted By hiperfauto
I recently acquired not one but 2 NOS 240 turbo...

I recently acquired not one but 2 NOS 240 turbo grille emblems. If you look closely you'll see that they have slightly different fonts. The early one, part number 1304951 (in the bag) has thicker...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,407
Posted By hiperfauto
Did you replace the short section of hose between...

Did you replace the short section of hose between the pump and pipe? The original accordion hose is thin and weak and should be replaced with the proper submersible hose.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By hiperfauto
Same here. Obviously Volvo had a problem...

Same here.

Obviously Volvo had a problem with the bolts coming loose or they wouldn't have made the lock plate. Hopefully Loctite has improved their formula since 1973.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By hiperfauto
I also measured ~29" between the rails at the...

I also measured ~29" between the rails at the forward crossmember. The body book has the chassis dimensions and it shows the bumper shock bolt holes which are in the middle of the frame rails are...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,304
Posted By hiperfauto
Ask them to verify the wire diameter before...

Ask them to verify the wire diameter before shipping.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By hiperfauto
Volvo introduced the crown wheel screw lock plate...

Volvo introduced the crown wheel screw lock plate in early '73 to deal with the bolts coming loose.


...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,304
Posted By hiperfauto
The 14.8mm springs part number 1205951 were...

The 14.8mm springs part number 1205951 were updated to the 14.2mm springs long ago.

Looks like you can still get the 14.2mm springs from the dealer and the price isn't ridiculous.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By hiperfauto
Yes, it's blind and not very deep. The original...

Yes, it's blind and not very deep. The original bolt is 1" long. Use a spacer if you can't find a short enough bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By hiperfauto
:nono: Its for the intake manifold brace...

:nono:

Its for the intake manifold brace used on FI cars. It's 7/16"-14 but your threads look like they're dirty or damaged. Try running a thread chaser through the threads.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By hiperfauto
VP has them in they're not far from you. ...

VP has them in they're not far from you.

https://vp-autoparts.com/en/artiklar/master-repair-kit-a_t-aw70_71-81-97.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,407
Posted By hiperfauto
There's definitely a difference between K-Jet and...

There's definitely a difference between K-Jet and LH pumps. K-Jet pumps are rated for 108-188 liters/hour @ 5 bar, NA LH pumps are 100-175 L/H @ 3 bar.

Which pump are you using?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,304
Posted By hiperfauto
Are you sure it's 18mm? It's not a size that was...

Are you sure it's 18mm? It's not a size that was used in '83.

VP offers aftermarket and OEM but the OEM aren't in stock.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By hiperfauto
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=35...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=355851&highlight=pulsair
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,406
Posted By hiperfauto
The part number if present will be stamped above...

The part number if present will be stamped above the center 2 exhaust ports. The number shown in your photo is stamped on the gasket surface by a machine shop.

I'm not sure if my images are...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By hiperfauto
Just get (or make) the block off plate for the...

Just get (or make) the block off plate for the intake and remove the whole system if you don't need it to pass emissions. Volvo sells a service kit but it's kind of expensive.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By hiperfauto
You're welcome. FYI, if you need to replace...

You're welcome.

FYI, if you need to replace the rubber strip on the trim it's also still available.

https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-cover-molding-1312597
...
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