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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:07 AM
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The OE plug should have a magnet. The alloy...

The OE plug should have a magnet.

The alloy diff cover installed ~1992+ has a screen filter and magnet which does seem to help with longevity & heat exchange a bit…

Is this an anti-lock brake...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Have a spare set of strut hard lines, don’t be...

Have a spare set of strut hard lines, don’t be cheap or careless with the line and crows feet wrenches, heat source and penetrating oil.

1991 brass leak proof junction & reservoir is your friend....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,723
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It’s only half again more to ship worldwide these...

It’s only half again more to ship worldwide these days if you want something shipped to your door and don’t wanna have to do the legwork to chase it down or want assurances or retail or person to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,723
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
They’re not repopping the rack & pinion gear new...

They’re not repopping the rack & pinion gear new in any quality for that price having looked into that a bit…. :lol:

Finding good ZF cores is getting to be a challenge and directional valve...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Wait a minute, isn’t the tach taken off the coil...

Wait a minute, isn’t the tach taken off the coil - on 2.4 cars same as all the other RWD gas Volvos (except 960 / coil on plug models?)…
…(can modify the gasser tach to work on the diesel alt...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2022, 02:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Same relay for ‘radio suppression’...

Same relay for ‘radio suppression’ (injector/iac/amm/ powers most anything that isn’t the fuel pumps themselves iirc or something like that on the 700 models?) & pusher fan, sure.
Easy to swap them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Liquid electrical tape works with good surface...

Liquid electrical tape works with good surface prep on something like the rotting 1981+ style door lock master switch or wires that don’t get hot, oily or flex too too much that are intact otherwise?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,356
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Pigtail in the cabin or by the bumper? ...

Pigtail in the cabin or by the bumper?

There’s usually the pigtail for the optional digital ambient temp gauge sender in the bumper air pickup?
Usually the LCDs are water damaged but it’s a nice...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 10:31 PM
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Views: 549
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
80-early 87 have rotting insulation on 240s and...

80-early 87 have rotting insulation on 240s and up to 88 on 700s in my experience.

Dave Barton’s website has a good write up?
Google Dave Barton Volvo snd open the harness page?
I sell used...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
‘78 has a shorter throw shifter for the ‘76-‘78...

‘78 has a shorter throw shifter for the ‘76-‘78 style shifter bracket, OD adapter housing & lever that go together as a matched set as compared to the ‘79+ setup(s).

‘76-‘78 M46 are noisy and ley...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,994
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Check that the harness or iac motor isn’t shorted...

Check that the harness or iac motor isn’t shorted out & killing the box?

The box seldom fails on its own…
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,061
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Some ‘93 940 Regina 49 state cars come with block...

Some ‘93 940 Regina 49 state cars come with block mount dist, so they do exist, but good pro tip?
Used up the last of the 240 aux shafts & dists for all those 240s they never got around to building?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2022, 04:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,061
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I’m (barely) willing to do that with the CA...

I’m (barely) willing to do that with the CA certified or giant patina’d OEM Volvo cat that works well as well as preheat hose w/tuneup & oil change on a good running car every other year , but -t is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2022, 04:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,061
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
You can do the BAR ref thing, but the ‘donor...

You can do the BAR ref thing, but the ‘donor vehicle’ must be equal or newer year and have any/all emissions equipment installed / working intake to tailpipe, whatever that might be?

Can get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2022, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^DO88 radiator swap & RN motor sump oil-water...

^DO88 radiator swap & RN motor sump oil-water heat exchanger?

Sleep well at night (such as that’s possible with these over complicated side-winder timing belt interference motor made-of-glass...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Selector shaft seals should be same as a Toyota? ...

Selector shaft seals should be same as a Toyota?
Toyota owns Aisin & that trans comes in -94 4-banger trucks (except rare bear 4-banger auto T-100s iirc?)…

Tailshaft, the stupid pan + dipstick,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,832
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
1-Pick-N-Pull half-off KYB gas-adjusts? ‘Regular...

1-Pick-N-Pull half-off KYB gas-adjusts? ‘Regular (non air) Shock’ is pretty reasonable on the junkyard menu, Windsor is close, easy to tell I’d the white kybs are leaking or frozen or have a dead...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Aftermarket used to be fine for those. Make...

Aftermarket used to be fine for those.

Make sure the vent isn’t plugged and it isn’t frothing the fluid overfilled or something t , RPM is low on those (doesn’t make a full Revolution :lol:),...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,149
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I have a SAAB T and 77-82 temp switch that can be...

I have a SAAB T and 77-82 temp switch that can be installed in the lower hose that you can also use as your radiator drain if you play your cards right since Volvo didn’t give you a rad drain on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,438
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Body on frame, barn doors, heavier duty wheels,...

Body on frame, barn doors, heavier duty wheels, load it down climbing the Norway fijords & way less of a POS than a VW bus/for people that recognized value new and aren’t air cooled VW washouts that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Cleaning the screen off is important. Makes a...

^Cleaning the screen off is important. Makes a big difference to get all the gray hosed off the pickup behind the screen snd screen itself clean.

Green book tells you to pump it down on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Replaced aftermarket solenoid, but some KAE...

Replaced aftermarket solenoid, but some KAE stuff is decent/not all of it is junk?

I lock out OD a lot towing or not…the shifts are so lazy on those things and the car gets better mileage locked...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,026
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The 240Turbo is about your only/best choice...

The 240Turbo is about your only/best choice HP/cylinder wise setup for 4-banger out of the box.

You can do something more like Grp-A cars so & use an 8cyl part with 2 ports feeding one larger...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,897
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Finding a good ZF type 3 core not run with open...

Finding a good ZF type 3 core not run with open boots full of sand/water/rust is getting a little difficult.
I may sell some good evaluated cores but I’m hoarding all 5 for me & friends right now…
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,732
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I have a giant jar of junkyard MBZ SS and just...

I have a giant jar of junkyard MBZ SS and just double up the clamps on the intercooler hoses…
…agreed that the Volvo clamps are a bit wide and stiff snd the hoses can squirm out from under them…
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2022, 10:02 AM
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Views: 1,066
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Neat idea/doesn’t scratch anything &/or fatigue...

Neat idea/doesn’t scratch anything &/or fatigue the metal bending or over bending it and keeps the surfaces parallel w/perfect contact wipe and I bet you could get 200,000 miles on a set of super...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,732
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
They’re decent? MBZ have stainless w/nice...

They’re decent?

MBZ have stainless w/nice rolled edge, but the screw itself is even on those mild if JY shopping but the post chrysler MBZ aren’t as good as the older style and finding MBZ w/7mm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2022, 01:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,231
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The 7/9 Bils are super over-achiever. You're...

The 7/9 Bils are super over-achiever. You're right about that! Seems specific to those cars? Someone moved a decimal point or reversed the compression & rebound damping #s or something crazy?
The...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2022, 12:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,026
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
No 240Turbos sold in any RHD country to my...

No 240Turbos sold in any RHD country to my knowledge?
Fuel is expensive & UK was in decline, turbo doesn’t fit well around the steering shaft.

Give them the option of hotter N/a engines or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Same/compatible outer tie rods 2/7/9 taper in the...

Same/compatible outer tie rods 2/7/9 taper in the strut housing/spindle.

Inners from same era/brand of rack will fit 7 or 2 (as in screw in place on the rack gear), but it won’t be right.
The 7/9...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,506
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Can you use an ice cube to smash iced over it hot...

Can you use an ice cube to smash iced over it hot after gentle little butane torch with some penetrating lube snd t-handle breaker bar w/stud extractor that bites the stud from 360 degrees and get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
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Horn is ignition switched on 240s (& most...

Horn is ignition switched on 240s (& most Volvos).

Puzzling to people used to most other cars where it’s always hot.

I quite like it being ignition switched?

Brake lights are always hot...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2022, 01:06 PM
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Views: 951
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
‘84.5 + downpipes can rattle at the outer spot...

‘84.5 + downpipes can rattle at the outer spot welded shield from fatigue or a broken spot weld &/or dents that’s over the (what looks like?) asbestos? insulation blanket crimped to the pipe…

The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
This…

This…
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2022, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Are you in a salt climate? Are they frayed? ...

Are you in a salt climate?
Are they frayed?
Why replace?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2022, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,278
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
On the CI cars, I’d block the return to test the...

On the CI cars, I’d block the return to test the main pump… if the pump briefly stalled or immediately wrapped the gauge to the ~150psi internal relief (whatever that is in metric units?) I’d...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Should work fine? Just different trim & glue was...

Should work fine? Just different trim & glue was all I remembered installing a junkyard S90 windshield I cut out for an ‘88 760…
I think I needed a couple trim clips and to carefully re-use the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,923
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^THIS… …is the JY dog smart money imo? I...

^THIS…
…is the JY dog smart money imo?

I too pick the BMW & P2 eurotrash for long quality cables or dual battery Ford IDI diesels?

I’ve never found terminal ends as good/reliable as the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,226
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
This is TB? :lol: The shell’s are already bent...

This is TB? :lol:
The shell’s are already bent and molested for steam roller tires & lowered/cut train car sprangs, but what does it matter if the wife/better half won’t ride in it (if applicable?)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,428
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
You’re in the…UK? RHD model? The car’s likely...

You’re in the…UK? RHD model?
The car’s likely to be crusty from salt air/roads in The drippy (or scorching hot at the moment?) UK?

I confess I’d just swap in an ‘84.5 (has the tapped bosses for...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,232
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Hm sometimes happens due to age more than miles...

Hm sometimes happens due to age more than miles when I see that, sometimes water pump top seal.

Hopefully it is external and not corrosive or pitting the block deck?
Seen a few redblocks pitted...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
In parts of Europe, could totally see the appeal...

In parts of Europe, could totally see the appeal of the RTT atop the external drip rail Volvo wagon with lower operation costs/fits in a small carport or garage easier than a sprinter etc?

In...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,232
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The 25mm ipd rear bar isn't so much 'bad' and I'm...

The 25mm ipd rear bar isn't so much 'bad' and I'm not trying to trash talk IPD; it works basically as advertised; car rotates a little better?
But, it also sacrifices rear traction with the stock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 02:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Can get it up and running on your existing...

^Can get it up and running on your existing AW/BW55 lever & bucket & just swap the arm + linkage & leave the AW/BW55 bucket in the car, but yes, at minimum, swap the trans tunnel lever arm +...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Probably leave TX & headed into better hands? ...

Probably leave TX & headed into better hands?
Problem?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I just want the whole 1980 IH scout II...

I just want the whole 1980 IH scout II Turbodiesel traveler long wheelbase my neighbor has?
Obscure/hard to find OEM parts for, yes!
Primitive, yes!
Convertible for midlife crisis & long enough...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Must have seen converted examples like the E350s...

Must have seen converted examples like the E350s w/D60 fronts done by reputable or skilled Swedish coach builders? Definitely 445/210 duett…

The cargo bay looks totally useless like the PV sedan...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The drip rails are definitely strong enough if...

The drip rails are definitely strong enough if you engineer the rack well enough for static load of ~15? Volvos stacked on one-another (staged as that ad is)?:lol:

But driving it might be a little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,127
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^ low charge & hit the over temp limiter (which...

^ low charge & hit the over temp limiter (which trips ever sooner/fatigues same as a GFCI/circuit breaker that gets popped too many times on a job site until it’s too weak to stay on under any load...
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