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Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,578
Posted By dl242gt
With the suspension and interior work, trim and...

With the suspension and interior work, trim and lights. That will use up any engine mod money.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By dl242gt
You could check with VP autoparts and see what...

You could check with VP autoparts and see what they supply.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-12-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By dl242gt
Other than running some long cooler to oil filter...

Other than running some long cooler to oil filter lines that should be straight forward. You can try using the socketless oil hose they sell at pegasus racing supplies. If you are going to keep using...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By dl242gt
Removing the rotors is one of those things that...

Removing the rotors is one of those things that is enjoyable. If they are stuck you can hit them with a 3lb sledge and they pop right off. Sometimes the rears get hung up on the ebrake shoes but it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By dl242gt
A great product to keep latches working smoothly...

A great product to keep latches working smoothly is Wurth HHS plus. You'll never have issues if you hit the latches with the stuff. It works it's way inside lubing up the sliding plates.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,364
Posted By dl242gt
You can also use old hoods and trunks for...

You can also use old hoods and trunks for affordable sheet metal to work with. Also roof panels are good, too.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,108
Posted By dl242gt
I used a 2.5" flowmaster on my turbo and it was...

I used a 2.5" flowmaster on my turbo and it was louder than I'd like but the real fail was the internal deflector coming loose and making a horrible screeching sound as it moved around inside....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By dl242gt
Yeah, inflection is hard to convey. I meant that...

Yeah, inflection is hard to convey. I meant that sarcastic as you suspected. I always thought it was kind of dumb of Volvo not to offer those engines here in a large market. The diesel they did sell...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By dl242gt
The well respected clean burning Volvo diesel we...

The well respected clean burning Volvo diesel we never got.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By dl242gt
Just use the stock bulb holders for bulbs and...

Just use the stock bulb holders for bulbs and wire to the connectors on the board. Either the big round connector or the half moon one will have an open location you can use. Use a pin extractor to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By dl242gt
If I recall correctly the crank bolt gets 60...

If I recall correctly the crank bolt gets 60 degrees of angle torque. So you got that very tight on there. If it didn't break I'd second Jan's suggestion to leave it be. Just have a long breaker bar...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By dl242gt
I've also used the POR15 tank sealer with good...

I've also used the POR15 tank sealer with good results. In addition I've used the Eastwood version with good results. Make sure it's the alcohol resistant version so it won't breakdown from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By dl242gt
If you have the part numbers you can check on...

If you have the part numbers you can check on gcp.se to see if they are available. They are the genuine volvo parts source for our cars now. I'd also check with VP autoparts.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By dl242gt
That would be cool to find a lower spec turbo....

That would be cool to find a lower spec turbo. Around here all the turbos I've ever seen were loaded up with all the goodies.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-01-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By dl242gt
I'd like to see a better picture of the plenum...

I'd like to see a better picture of the plenum area. But it sure has a nice large throttle body.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By dl242gt
That is the fuel return line. It is plastic...

That is the fuel return line. It is plastic tubing inside a cover. The other end near the fuel pump has a fitting. You can cut the plastic tubing off at that end as well and use a length of 5/16"...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By dl242gt
I see a manual window crank in the interior...

I see a manual window crank in the interior picture. A GLT with manual windows is pretty uncommon. Someone would have spec'd out the car special to have that as a GLT normally has power windows. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,255
Posted By dl242gt
No it wouldn't be damaging. The height of the...

No it wouldn't be damaging. The height of the front of the car may be slightly different from side to side if they were switched.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,255
Posted By dl242gt
Here is the thread with pictures....

Here is the thread with pictures. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=353163
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By dl242gt
Have you tried going back to using an 016 mass...

Have you tried going back to using an 016 mass air sensor? I don't know your list of mods but an 016 can support quite a bit of power before needing an upgrade. As far as the O2 sensor, yes grease...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,506
Posted By dl242gt
The cable can get corroded inside and won't...

The cable can get corroded inside and won't smoothly move which tends to tighten up the cable and affect the shifting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By dl242gt
Does the trans still function? That's pretty ugly...

Does the trans still function? That's pretty ugly on there. Should be able to hear which gear is missing the tooth when in that gear if it's still working. Long ago we had a 3sp AMC hornet with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By dl242gt
I've had intermittent main pressure pumps on kjet...

I've had intermittent main pressure pumps on kjet cause poor power. You are barely able to drive or accelerate and go 50mph. The engine would run fine for about 20 minutes then the pressure would...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,154
Posted By dl242gt
The awesome turbo power can take out any of these...

The awesome turbo power can take out any of these gearboxes. I once was downshifting for a highway on ramp into third. Third gear split apart and fell off the gearbox shaft. When I replaced the M46...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,059
Posted By dl242gt
If it's already had the floors done. Then you...

If it's already had the floors done. Then you know you have some rust to deal with. Everyone has pretty much mentioned where you need to check which is everywhere on the car. I'd also give the wiring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By dl242gt
I was suggesting that the seals around each fuel...

I was suggesting that the seals around each fuel injector may need to be replaced. They cause a vacuum leak. If you really want to work on the alternator then look for a kit but alternators are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,138
Posted By dl242gt
Could be as simple as the fuse being corroded....

Could be as simple as the fuse being corroded. Another thought is the relay for the wipers may have failed. If I recall correctly it's the relay on the floor under the plate in front of the drivers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By dl242gt
That's a kjetronic injected engine. One of the...

That's a kjetronic injected engine. One of the alternator repair kits that have the diode packs would take care of any bad diodes. Don't know how easy they are to get now. Ebay used to have rebuild...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By dl242gt
Does your engine have black teflon fuel lines...

Does your engine have black teflon fuel lines going into the cylinder head? It would be one for each injector. Or is it a fuel rail with four electric injectors? The 45 in the vin only tells me it's...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,203
Posted By dl242gt
For oil feed uise the front oil galley by...

For oil feed uise the front oil galley by removing the plug or use adapters to use the oil pressure light location. Use the oil cooler setup as it is to keep the oil cool and at a good temp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By dl242gt
There are probably a couple of things going on...

There are probably a couple of things going on here. Very common for the engine wiring harness to decay and cause strange intermittent issues. Your description of repairing the wires tells me you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By dl242gt
I would get the Haynes manual upto 91 then buy...

I would get the Haynes manual upto 91 then buy the Haynes manual for the 940 since that will have helpful information too. I'd also suggest going over to the ozvolvo site and look in their archives...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By dl242gt
Lots of penetrating oil will help get that drum...

Lots of penetrating oil will help get that drum off. Spray it on there and let it soak awhile. The brake adjuster likes to seize as well so soak that with some too. I have a five leg puller but...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-17-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 233,936
Posted By dl242gt
That's a great painting of your car and building....

That's a great painting of your car and building. Very cool!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,242
Posted By dl242gt
Try some thread sealant like loctite 592 on the...

Try some thread sealant like loctite 592 on the fittings.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,277
Posted By dl242gt
I was one of the early buyers with the 398 no...

I was one of the early buyers with the 398 no preload version. It's now got about 85k miles on it and it's loud and clunky.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By dl242gt
Volvo used to sell an inline vibration damper to...

Volvo used to sell an inline vibration damper to quiet down some of the louder pump setups. Some of those intank pumps are just noisy pumps. Might be better to also use the hose that volvo sells...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By dl242gt
If they have no corrosion on them and aren't...

If they have no corrosion on them and aren't leaking. I wouldn't mess with them. My machinist didn't touch them on the heads I've had rebuilt and I've been running the 405 head for many years now...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,242
Posted By dl242gt
The thread pitch on the brake pipe fittings from...

The thread pitch on the brake pipe fittings from what I recall is 10mm 1.0.
No, the 90 model year struts have the welded in spacers so it's a battle to fit the bilsteins in there. As has been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 909
Posted By dl242gt
Isn't Mike Jr down that way? If I recall...

Isn't Mike Jr down that way? If I recall correctly he worked at a body shop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,411
Posted By dl242gt
From what I understand the simons sport systems...

From what I understand the simons sport systems are carried by VP Autoparts. I'm on my second Simons n/a catback system. The first one lasted 7 years in the briny salt infested roads of NJ. So, that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,411
Posted By dl242gt
Skandix makes you buy a fixed weight amount so...

Skandix makes you buy a fixed weight amount so the shipping is a standard cost. Sadly that has gone up and up. Last time I bought from them the rate was about 62$ for 30 kilos. So, that let me get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By dl242gt
Well done. A happy computer is a well running...

Well done. A happy computer is a well running one. That's a good tip on matching the resistance of the sensor with the resistor.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,230
Posted By dl242gt
You gotta get the 'old is just a state of mind'...

You gotta get the 'old is just a state of mind' sticker on there. Don't forget the 'don't laugh it's paid for' sticker as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,411
Posted By dl242gt
Looks pretty easy to use. Nice to see these kinds...

Looks pretty easy to use. Nice to see these kinds of parts being made to help out the rust belt owners.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,922
Posted By dl242gt
As suggested it's time to make sure the wiring is...

As suggested it's time to make sure the wiring is correct and not corroded anywhere. If that is the case and it's checking good. Then it may be time to try another fuel ecu. The code that it is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,356
Posted By dl242gt
I just installed a pertronix on a 66 2dr...

I just installed a pertronix on a 66 2dr yesterday. Worked great.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,922
Posted By dl242gt
That typically means the air mass sensor is dead....

That typically means the air mass sensor is dead. Even if you have the same issue with a second one. Then the second one is bad as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,594
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, you can use V70 turbo injectors. They are...

Yes, you can use V70 turbo injectors. They are high impedance.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,356
Posted By dl242gt
Points really degrade after 5k miles. So, I'd be...

Points really degrade after 5k miles. So, I'd be sure to stock up on plenty of sets. Maybe invest in a points file. I'd also be sure to carry a spare condenser since they can fail and leave you...
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