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Forum: projects & restorations 05-11-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 314,045
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Looks nice. Parts made and welded into the ports?...

Looks nice. Parts made and welded into the ports?
Did you clean the lower part of the port in front of this? I did the same by welding, not the easiest job. Yours look more easy. Good luck, regards,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,593
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Buy a 240 LH2.4 loom new and the ms from Kenny:...

Buy a 240 LH2.4 loom new and the ms from Kenny: done
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,359
Posted By mocambique-amazone
You've found the best LSD available stock for a...

You've found the best LSD available stock for a Volvo rear end. Even better than a Truetrac etc. Congratulation. Check the diameter of the tone ring. IIRC it's not the same. The sensor if the older...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,661
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Volvos that are "just run in" with 300tkm are...

Volvos that are "just run in" with 300tkm are scary to drive
A Volvo 944 with only 10k km is new.
I've never seen a new Volvo 940, and I'm 60 next year.

Good luck with this car, could get a...
Forum: showroom 12-17-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 254,021
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Seatbelt holdout?

Seatbelt holdout?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,001
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Ok, tb- style is to slam it together as it is

Ok, tb- style is to slam it together as it is
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,001
Posted By mocambique-amazone
I've bined better blocks..... Waste of...

I've bined better blocks.....
Waste of everything if you try to run that block in this condition
My 2c
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,589
Posted By mocambique-amazone
It's even possible this twisted the crank. No joke

It's even possible this twisted the crank. No joke
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,589
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Do yourself a favour and get the engine out. ...

Do yourself a favour and get the engine out.
The rod will not match with weight. Never.
And the piston too

The "new" "rebuild" engine will be destroyed very fast otherwise.
You will regret not...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,694,024
Posted By mocambique-amazone
You are way underrated. At minimum 80% if your...

You are way underrated.
At minimum 80% if your friends should think you are crazy. Your life will be boring otherwise.

If 50% if my friends would think my cars are cute... they think my cars are...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,212
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Sorry, I don't like this build The headligths...

Sorry, I don't like this build
The headligths swap are done waaaaaaaaaaaaay better by others.
The rear lights are waaaaaaaaaaaay more ugly too
and the original cast header will flow waaaaaaaaaay...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,252
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Do you know the colour of your speedo gear ...

Do you know the colour of your speedo gear
nylon drive unit?
Yellow = 16 teeth
Green = 17 teeth
Blue =18 teeth.
The higher the no of teeth, the slower the speedo.
1 tooth changes speedo reading...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 25,614
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Martina Hill A very good comedian. ...

Martina Hill

A very good comedian.

Intelligent AND beautiful AND 5' 9 1/4" => PERFECT

A woman to dream of

Good luck, Kay
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,932
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Whow. I've never seen this before. The only...

Whow. I've never seen this before.

The only argument why this happened:
Caused by the polys.
They are way to stiff and are bending the trailing arms. The kaplhenke stuff with a uniball at the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,932
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Car with LSD or modified G80? Play at the...

Car with LSD or modified G80?
Play at the uniballs of the Panhard rod?

Could be a lot...
Good luck, Kay
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,438
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Many mickles makes a mackle John I did...

Many mickles makes a mackle John

I did expecting this kind of post from you.

Have a nice day old grummling bear.

Good to know you know nothing about my experience and knowledge.

I don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,438
Posted By mocambique-amazone
The 531 isn't good for low grunge. This head...

The 531 isn't good for low grunge.
This head perfomance is at high revs.

The better choose below 3500 is a 530.

The combustion volume of a 531 is more than of a 530.
VX3 cam is a screamer...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 65,021
Posted By mocambique-amazone
If you use a 1" master instead of a 7/8" master...

If you use a 1" master instead of a 7/8" master and the same power with your foot the pressure in the brake system will be lower.

Pressure: p=F/A

The higher A is, the lower will be p

The...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 779,845
Posted By mocambique-amazone
hoping your area will survive. Fire is...

hoping your area will survive.

Fire is horrible, as water. I've survived both, financally a catastrophic result, still living.

I try my best to clean my worksop and do pics of my front axles....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,963
Posted By mocambique-amazone
1+ ZVOLV The connection between the tube and...

1+ ZVOLV
The connection between the tube and the pan is pita.
I've seen all:
stripped threads
broken pan
bent tubes
and sometimes it won't seal again.

I prefer to remove the pan including...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,113
Posted By mocambique-amazone
A shorter Axle ratio or tyres with smaller...

A shorter Axle ratio or tyres with smaller diameter is all I know.
The OD is engaged by hydrauic pressure, given by the "speed" of the output flange.

It sucks in Germany too,the lockup speed is...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,929
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Thank you very much. I will do it by my own...

Thank you very much.
I will do it by my own and won't waste your time. In the past I did the drawing and can't find the document for bad luck.

Best regards, Kay
Forum: performance & modifications 06-20-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,929
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Hi Ken, I can't find them The only drawing I...

Hi Ken, I can't find them

The only drawing I did find is without dimensions, and with wheels.

If you know a good one please share.

Have a nice weekend, regards Kay
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,929
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Post Drawing of 140/164 front axle.

As thread title :

I can't find the technical drawing with dimensions of the front axle of a 140/164.

I'll recalculate the roll center etc.
2 modified front axles are in my workshop, I have to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,460
Posted By mocambique-amazone
2 right side lower ball joints for a 240 with...

2 right side lower ball joints for a 240 with power steering I suspect.....
Klonk is something loose, the shock inside the strut, the brake calliper, the lower ball joint... and and and.
At first...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,215
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Please tell me the range and brand of this plugs....

Please tell me the range and brand of this plugs. They seems to be wrong.
The pics aren't very good to have a closer look, still the wrong plugs from my experience.

Good luck, Kay
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 33,205
Posted By mocambique-amazone
This car will be with a tank made from plastic. ...

This car will be with a tank made from plastic.
Easy to clean by your own.
Take care about the right unit
Later ones, IIRC 92+, will present you a funny fault: gauge say empty with tank full and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,829
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Wrong Every anti-freeze comes with...

Wrong

Every anti-freeze comes with anti-corrosion additives.

You need different anti-freeze for iron, alloy and iron-alloy engines for that reason.

You can't measure the quality and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,049
Posted By mocambique-amazone
This Remove the pin which is shown at the pic...

This
Remove the pin which is shown at the pic in front and you will find the top-end of the selector shaft

You will have to open the gearbox to fix this.
With bad luck one selector fork is...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,694,024
Posted By mocambique-amazone
You did connect the crankcase of a charged engine...

You did connect the crankcase of a charged engine with the inlet manifold?????

What do you expect?

Blowby and the pressure of the charger ( turbo in your case) inside the block, why?
Your...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 141,050
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Post the numbers at the switch The colour of...

Post the numbers at the switch
The colour of the wires you add and where they go to
There are a lot of different switches available

I don't know who Don Theibault is, no clue
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 141,050
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Congratulations to the rack If I see correct...

Congratulations to the rack

If I see correct there is a - (minus) at this port.
In the middle I see 30, 49, 49a

This hazard switch is with the relay at the backside
The minus - is earth/body...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,400
Posted By mocambique-amazone
There are 3 different types of instrument cluster...

There are 3 different types of instrument cluster
1 Yazaki, the one on the pic above posted by Jack
2 VDO, one hole for the tripmaster numbers, with 3 pins in the middle of the backside, should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,711
Posted By mocambique-amazone
IIRC : ...

IIRC :
https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/FAQPDFVersions/EngineFuelinjection.pdf


(can't open a pdf on my mobile)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,711
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Yes You have to adjust the TPS again after...

Yes
You have to adjust the TPS again after this.

There is a manual online, I will search this again.
Good luck , Kay
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,711
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Did you adjust the minimum idle speed to 480-520...

Did you adjust the minimum idle speed to 480-520 U/min (rpm) ? (not the TPS)
After a proper adjustment you have to adjust the TPS again.
If the minimum idle speed ist too low the probs you describe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,957
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Plus 1 Forgot this. First I smell on the...

Plus 1
Forgot this.
First I smell on the vacuum line to the FPR :-)

Thanks Art , Kay
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,957
Posted By mocambique-amazone
I did find the solution for this problem a few...

I did find the solution for this problem a few times.
A worn out O2 sensor
A badly exhaust system wit has very bad corrosion. No earth to the O2 sensor.
The later ones with 4 wires won't have this...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,307
Posted By mocambique-amazone
These are solex carbs? And the acceleration...

These are solex carbs?
And the acceleration pump is disconnected?
Parts, emulsion tubes especially, are hard to find if these are solex.....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,307
Posted By mocambique-amazone
The small ones, IIRC M8 thread, are for the...

The small ones, IIRC M8 thread, are for the linkage. The bigger one is to the brake servo. If your car isn't with a brake servo you can use a screw. Take care, this will be a conical thread.
The...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,364
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Thank you, I did learn something new again. ...

Thank you, I did learn something new again.
Good day :-)

I will have a closer look to the Volvo at this side of the pond.

IIRC still a limiting valve

If I find one I will do a test and...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,364
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Personally I don't know about a pressure reducing...

Personally I don't know about a pressure reducing valve at the brake lines to the rear at a 940/960

There will be a pressure limiting valve at cars without ABS....

And the line where you mount...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,560
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Two parts go wrong : "8" got loose by removal...

Two parts go wrong :
"8" got loose by removal of the filter
"9" the plate gother deformed by over tidened filter (s)
I've never seen a damaged gasket "5"

Good luck, buy a new set of coolant...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,461
Posted By mocambique-amazone
I would check next the play between the brake...

I would check next the play between the brake pedal rod and the brake servo unit.
and after this the play between brake servo rod and master cylinder.

The ABS may be faulty too, still not prone...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,256
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Won't believe you will hit the target of 600 HP...

Won't believe you will hit the target of 600 HP with a standard one 8V head

Have a look for a "EVO"-head

I see max 450HP with a 530 or 531

Good luck, Kay
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,810
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Dai was faster a little bit ...

Dai was faster a little bit
www.164club.se/traff/20030817-16.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,810
Posted By mocambique-amazone
I believe you forgot the penta stuff. ...

I believe you forgot the penta stuff.
Downdraft and sidedraft with 3 carbs!
http://i698.photobucket.com/albums/vv348/164nut/Triplefrontview.jpg?t=1244353600
Good night, Kay
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,701
Posted By mocambique-amazone
M10x1.25 from Mazda MiAta. Plenty around for...

M10x1.25 from Mazda MiAta.
Plenty around for cheap.
Volvo squirters too, in Europe.

Good luck, Kay
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 217,570
Posted By mocambique-amazone
Don't try to swap the B230F upright. If you...

Don't try to swap the B230F upright.
If you prefer to +T this it's obligated.
Complicate too

I won't remember why the B20 has to go.
If the only problem is the carb and ignition site , I...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 229,399
Posted By mocambique-amazone
IIRC this are M6 screws. 10mm head. If M8 =>...

IIRC this are M6 screws.
10mm head.
If M8 => 13mm head.

I will check this evening, good luck, Kay

On the bigger screen than my mobile I see more clear: Your car is with the old Garrett Turbo...
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