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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By MasterBlaster
Are you missing some zeros? According to some...

Are you missing some zeros?
According to some silly old Volvo Greenbook, it should be .012" - .016"
If your numbers are right, the clearance is 10 times too big.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 01:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,337
Posted By MasterBlaster
Do the OVLOV Gods get mad if you show a pic with...

Do the OVLOV Gods get mad if you show a pic with the spelling not reversed? ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2022, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,028
Posted By MasterBlaster
Well, there you go. Mac understands overly-huge...

Well, there you go. Mac understands overly-huge pictures, and adjusts to fit your screen accordingly.
I vaguely remember a previous browser that would do that.


Then Postimage takes those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2022, 03:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,028
Posted By MasterBlaster
. https://i.postimg.cc/d0yhstYy/toobig.gif

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https://i.postimg.cc/d0yhstYy/toobig.gif
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,252
Posted By MasterBlaster
Assuming the diagrams I have here are...

Assuming the diagrams I have here are accurate....

The fan double-relay is at the top of the radiator, and should look something like this:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 01:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,252
Posted By MasterBlaster
When there's NO air flow through the radiator. ...

When there's NO air flow through the radiator.

When there IS airflow through the radiator.

So the air gets NO help moving through the radiator when sitting still.


Ya think? :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2022, 02:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,252
Posted By MasterBlaster
As K-jets included 10 times in his post... does...

As K-jets included 10 times in his post... does the electric FAN actually turn on?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2022, 02:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By MasterBlaster
Clutch interlock switch?

Clutch interlock switch?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,252
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: 644
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: 669
Posted By MasterBlaster
Any particular year?

Any particular year?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2022, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
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: 1,361
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: 768
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: 768
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: 567
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: 858
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: 1,830
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: 3,701
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: 3,689
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: 236
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: 625
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: 625
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: 1,920
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: 1,041
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: 1,041
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: 774
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: 1,113
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: 535
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: 535
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: 2,162
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: 3,068
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: 3,068
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: 3,068
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: 1,235
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: 1,332
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: 1,014
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: 12,596
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: 3,068
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: 85,902
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: 1,134
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: 2,612
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: 12,868
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: 12,868
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: 1,379
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: 12,868
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: 4,266
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: 2,706
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: 1,799
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: 4,551
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...
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