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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Lando
I found that a double flex head like the ones...

I found that a double flex head like the ones Cornwall sells really helped me get in there easily. Could probably get it with a single flex also, or maybe an offset box ended wrench.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,035
Posted By Lando
:nono: Rolling drag is linear with weight only. ...

:nono: Rolling drag is linear with weight only. If your tire pressure is very low or you are driving on dirt or are in gear, then there may be some correlation with speed, but it’s unlikely that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,803
Posted By Lando
That one doesn’t ground through the threads. ...

That one doesn’t ground through the threads. It’s the single wire that need to have the body of the sensor grounded through the threads.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,155
Posted By Lando
I had this problem on my 86 240 and it was low...

I had this problem on my 86 240 and it was low fuel pressure. I thought I had ruled out fuel pressure when I replaced the lift pump, the failed main fuel pump and fuel filter. But the issue...
Forum: website & board 02-07-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By Lando
For a 15í x 6í car (assuming you could use the...

For a 15í x 6í car (assuming you could use the windscreen as a solar cell too) youíd have about 13kW (with 100% efficient panels that do not actually exist yet or maybe ever), then you would have as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,619
Posted By Lando
OP, do you have a multimeter? Why not go through...

OP, do you have a multimeter? Why not go through the diagnostics outlined in the green books? This doesn’t sound like an intermittent issue, so you should be able to identify the cause if you just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,619
Posted By Lando
If cleaning the system doesn’t work, you could...

If cleaning the system doesn’t work, you could look through the green books and follow the troubleshooting steps to determine what the problem is. It’s a pretty simple system, just need to verify...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,619
Posted By Lando
Isn’t there the option where you restore it to...

Isn’t there the option where you restore it to stock, it passes and then you keep it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,556
Posted By Lando
Before I had an impact, Iíve used a large pair of...

Before I had an impact, Iíve used a large pair of channel locks on the OD of the pulley with a rubber piece to prevent damage to the pulley. I could see there being enough shear to tear the rubber,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,230
Posted By Lando
I’ve taken my 86 240 across the country a few...

I’ve taken my 86 240 across the country a few times, and deep into the wilderness frequently. It’s only got 90K miles on it and fresh wiring harnesses. It’s had some frustrating drive ability...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,047
Posted By Lando
HEPU pump is better built than the Volvo genuine...

HEPU pump is better built than the Volvo genuine pumps. It has a cast impeller instead of a stamped one and the bearings are stouter. The top hat seal that comes with them is much softer than the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 195,199
Posted By Lando
Picture looks like new braided steel lines. ...

Picture looks like new braided steel lines.

Edit: woops those are the fronts.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 193,416
Posted By Lando
I think youíre on to something with your take on...

I think youíre on to something with your take on the six spoke wheel.
Forum: website & board 10-03-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,704
Posted By Lando
When did this change? I recall the solution to a...

When did this change? I recall the solution to a variety of forum problems being that we should change all of our links to tbforums domain.
Forum: website & board 10-01-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,704
Posted By Lando
Are you on the tbforums domain or the turbobricks...

Are you on the tbforums domain or the turbobricks domain? Tbforums is the new one, I had the same issue when I used old bookmarks to the old turbobricks domain.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,219
Posted By Lando
The young people never learn.

The young people never learn.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lando
You using the Volvo ones? Or aftermarket?

You using the Volvo ones? Or aftermarket?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,344
Posted By Lando
Check the brake booster vacuum hose as...

Check the brake booster vacuum hose as recommended above. Higher rpms will cause higher vacuum and could be enough to collapse a soggy vacuum hose. When you’re in park, it’s enough vacuum to assist...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,300
Posted By Lando
Youre looking for a response in voltage to...

Youre looking for a response in voltage to temperature, so either way should give you a good reading, but Volvo warns against putting probes in the front of connectors because glyph can bend the...
Forum: website & board 08-28-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,898
Posted By Lando
Welcome! What part of France are you from?

Welcome! What part of France are you from?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,300
Posted By Lando
CTS plugged in? Wiring in tact?

CTS plugged in? Wiring in tact?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,745
Posted By Lando
Use Toyota red.

Use Toyota red.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By Lando
It’s a piezo, so it will output a DC voltage when...

It’s a piezo, so it will output a DC voltage when its deformed. Over tightening it will cause a rise in the baseline of the signal and make it less sensitive. Under tightening it could result in it...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 269,212
Posted By Lando
I got $500 (shipped of course) for the car, after...

I got $500 (shipped of course) for the car, after you fix the oil pump drive.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 452,422
Posted By Lando
That auto bypass valve makes me nervous. ...

That auto bypass valve makes me nervous. Couldn’t you find a four port heater valve?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By Lando
Over tightened mounting bolts or belts? Iíve...

Over tightened mounting bolts or belts? Iíve never had the IPD poly ones wear out, Iíve always sold the car before they failed. My current bushings are going on 4 years. The URO black rubber ones...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By Lando
I’ve seen chunks like that out of auto and manual...

I’ve seen chunks like that out of auto and manual transmissions before and they continued to run. It is a sign of trauma not wear, and it probably happened a long time ago, so no reason to expect a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By Lando
I had this exact same thing happen but the...

I had this exact same thing happen but the illumination would dim, and high beam indicator would actually stay illuminated for periods of times and my coolant temp and fuel gauge would read slightly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By Lando
Do not increase the current ratings of any of the...

Do not increase the current ratings of any of the circuits, they are set based on the expected load, wire gauge and circuit length. Uprating your fuses to higher amperage could result in fires and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By Lando
You're right, the one I linked is not the same...

You're right, the one I linked is not the same unit, but it would work. You would just have to by new connectors and crimp them into the existing wires. I think the mini ATC are nicer than the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By Lando
Those were a bussman unit, I don't remember which...

Those were a bussman unit, I don't remember which model because I bought them in a local shop years ago. I did find the below unit by searching "bussman blade fuse panel."
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By Lando
I have on a different vehicle (1980 VW Rabbit)...

I have on a different vehicle (1980 VW Rabbit) and it eliminated most of my electrical woes. I used several banks of universal blade style fuse panels bolted to a pieces of lexan. It took about 8...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,006
Posted By Lando
Think of it as a simple beam with fixed ends, and...

Think of it as a simple beam with fixed ends, and a downward load (the spring seat) in the middle. They will flex with a bow convex downward, meaning the channel will want to spread. It won't take...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By Lando
They are metric, 8mm and 12mm. You can order...

They are metric, 8mm and 12mm. You can order them from www.belmetric.com. 5/16" and 7/16" will work according to my memory and confirmed by art.

http://cleanflametrap.com/transferPump.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By Lando
There's a big one and a small one.

There's a big one and a small one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,299
Posted By Lando
I don't know all the chemical differences but...

I don't know all the chemical differences but both are low silicate and phosphate, propylene glycol based, HOAT coolants. The only real difference is a 120K life of the pink stuff compared to 90K on...
Forum: website & board 12-12-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By Lando
You have yo change your settings. Default is to...

You have yo change your settings. Default is to not save them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,886
Posted By Lando
Could cause break down of the oil in the turbo. ...

Could cause break down of the oil in the turbo. If yours is water cooled (like it should be) it probably won't cause immediate damage.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,801
Posted By Lando
They make some that are good for up to a year. ...

They make some that are good for up to a year. Make sure you are clean shaven and test the fit by covering the exhale valve and exhaling.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-29-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,131
Posted By Lando
Doesn't matter.

Doesn't matter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 16,880
Posted By Lando
I prefer the OE seal, but itís not like it flat...

I prefer the OE seal, but itís not like it flat out wonít work or is guaranteed to immediately fail. If you can swing by the dealer and pick one up they are only around $5. Also, advanced auto can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 16,880
Posted By Lando
:roll: Keep the trolling in OT. I've installed...

:roll: Keep the trolling in OT. I've installed that seal on plenty more than three vehicles. The softer seal can weep slowly or I've even seen one split and leak pretty fast a few years after...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 16,880
Posted By Lando
Op, not sure if mentioned already by you should...

Op, not sure if mentioned already by you should get the Volvo top hat seal. The after market ones are too soft.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 16,880
Posted By Lando
A thin layer of RTV is not a bad idea if you want...

A thin layer of RTV is not a bad idea if you want make it easier to install (and remove). It won't harm the gaskets ability to seal. Promisering doesn't have much more experience than you.
Forum: showroom 10-09-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By Lando
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/1/1102/...

http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/1/1102/3221/2754110229_large.jpg
Forum: showroom 10-09-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By Lando
Needs more coconutcolin with merc headlights.

Needs more coconutcolin with merc headlights.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,921
Posted By Lando
^^ this

^^ this
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,921
Posted By Lando
I thought that caused the opposite, no caster and...

I thought that caused the opposite, no caster and so vague steering that doesn't return to center.

OP, that's kind of odd. You sure you don't have a kinked or otherwise restricted line?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,662
Posted By Lando
Don’t know about the driveability issue, but I...

Don’t know about the driveability issue, but I had this issue in mine when I replaced the speedometer gear. Apparently some broken pieces were binding up the mechanism. Might try using canned air...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,896
Posted By Lando
I don't think there is a 4-stroke diesel motor...

I don't think there is a 4-stroke diesel motor that isn't interference. The VW IDIs are all interference. If the cam sprocket moved more than 10 or so degrees you might have bent something.
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