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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By MasterBlaster
Ah, a wagon. One of those things with the...

Ah, a wagon.
One of those things with the harnesses that go through the hinges, and bend every time the hatch is opened, with wires that break where you can't see them, causing all kinds of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By MasterBlaster
You mean this thing? On some solenoid+valve...

You mean this thing?

On some solenoid+valve systems, if the hoses are reversed, the vacuum doesn't vent when the solenoid is de-energized, so the valve is then stuck full "open". Always best to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2022, 02:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 568
Posted By MasterBlaster
Their site says 15 psi. I also pump ours to 15...

Their site says 15 psi. I also pump ours to 15 psi at the shop.
https://www.motiveproducts.com/pages/power-bleeder-instructions
Maybe Volvo specifies a lower pressure?
Motive probably doesn't want...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By MasterBlaster
My diagram shows a "radio suppression relay" that...

My diagram shows a "radio suppression relay" that powers the injectors.
They have been known to fail.
Swapping with the one next to it (if you have one) on the right shock tower is the usual test....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By MasterBlaster
Just another version, from (apparently a 1988)...

Just another version, from (apparently a 1988) 240 PDF.
Illumination circuit isolated + highlighted.
In from #16 on grey, through the rheostat to the bulbs, grounded with black.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By MasterBlaster
The blower should be run by fuse #3, powered from...

The blower should be run by fuse #3, powered from terminal "X" on the ignition switch.
"X" also powers fuse #1 and #2; the other things included as "accessories".

Do the wipers also work with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2022, 02:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By MasterBlaster
Held by a bolt that also holds the oil pump in. ...

Held by a bolt that also holds the oil pump in.


https://i.postimg.cc/zfcmYhKQ/trap-hose.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By MasterBlaster
Basically, what you got, and what you want... ...

Basically, what you got, and what you want...

https://i.postimg.cc/NjWWBTzK/are-you-horny.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
740: B230fs ???
Views: 901
Posted By MasterBlaster
Didn't read the letter on forum-7900klubben-se ?

Didn't read the letter on forum-7900klubben-se ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By MasterBlaster
Meh. Squirt some really thick grease in there to...

Meh. Squirt some really thick grease in there to take up the slack.
They'll be fine. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By MasterBlaster
Could be still have some trapped air, as...

Could be still have some trapped air, as mentioned on that "other" forum you asked. How many times has it taken extended cranking to start... once, twice, 100 times over 5 days?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By MasterBlaster
The rears are M8 x 3/4" or so bolts. Use big...

The rears are M8 x 3/4" or so bolts. Use big washers so you don't crush the plastic. Sides probably used to be the same, but mine came with two different tapered screw in there. I just ram bigger...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2022, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By MasterBlaster
Except banjo bolts are straight thread, and NPT...

Except banjo bolts are straight thread, and NPT is tapered.
Either it won't thread in properly at all, or expect a leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By MasterBlaster
That part is normal. At rest, the ends of the...

That part is normal. At rest, the ends of the parking shoes are both against the "stop". When you pull the handle, the shoes are spread until they contact the drum. There is now a gap between the...
Forum: showroom 09-11-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4,166
Views: 2,103,156
Posted By MasterBlaster
You are. And it looks like the price went down....

You are.
And it looks like the price went down. Now at $1800

https://vancouver.craigslist.org/van/cto/d/vancouver-volvo-240/7532615717.html
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,297
Posted By MasterBlaster
No duct tape or coat hanger wire???

No duct tape or coat hanger wire???
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By MasterBlaster
Some small jumper wires, or just hold it next to...

Some small jumper wires, or just hold it next to the battery.
Base to (-)Neg, touch wire to (+) Pos.
If it clicks, the inner plunger piece is probably moving okay.

Next, test for actual flow. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2022, 02:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,278
Posted By MasterBlaster
Here's the pic I used a few years ago when I had...

Here's the pic I used a few years ago when I had my own pump problems (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=352310).
The non-black-background pic from langtools.com...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2022, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By MasterBlaster
Oh, they're not so bad. You just need to...

Oh, they're not so bad. You just need to practice.
Volvo # 9189294

It's apparently #18 on this page:
volvopartswebstore main list...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2022, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,108
Posted By MasterBlaster
Congratulations! The rack we put in several...

Congratulations! The rack we put in several years ago (I think Cardone brand, only one available) lasted one week before it blew out both seals.

Some rebuilders/refurbishers are just crap... wash...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2022, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,287
Posted By MasterBlaster
If you believe Alldata... 1. Connect a...

If you believe Alldata...

1. Connect a suitable ohmmeter onto thermal switch terminals.
2. Place thermal switch into a container filled with oil. Submerge thermal switch in oil up to its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2022, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,545
Posted By MasterBlaster
And the adventure begins..... ...

And the adventure begins.....

http://cleanflametrap.com/ReginaFuelPump/

http://cleanflametrap.com/ReginaFuelPump/images/regina04.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,888
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: 3,029
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: 6,856
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: 6,856
Posted By MasterBlaster
. https://i.postimg.cc/d0yhstYy/toobig.gif

.
https://i.postimg.cc/d0yhstYy/toobig.gif
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,956
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: 1,956
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: 1,956
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: 1,401
Posted By MasterBlaster
Clutch interlock switch?

Clutch interlock switch?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,956
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: 883
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: 953
Posted By MasterBlaster
Any particular year?

Any particular year?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2022, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
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: 2,479
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: 1,123
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: 1,123
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: 714
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: 1,260
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: 3,003
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: 4,254
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: 4,404
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: 357
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: 842
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: 842
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: 2,449
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: 1,247
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: 1,247
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: 908
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: 1,338
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...
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