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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 08:37 PM
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I'd just get a radiator shop to fix/recore the OE...

I'd just get a radiator shop to fix/recore the OE (probably $$$ anymore, however!), but the OE rarely go bad if the coolant isn't acidic or doesn't get over-pressurized?

I don't replace or worry...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Truth...oil or water or some sort of...

Truth...oil or water or some sort of contamination is possible / common enough as a cause of chatter on a dry clutch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,058
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^I have a replaced rebuild tag from Volvo M47...

^I have a replaced rebuild tag from Volvo M47 w/~60K on it :x:...still oozes a little on the housing (paper gasket/thin warpy housing/no anerobic sealant used :???:)...

Might be easier to install...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^This, diaphragm spring all warped/too old & heat...

^This, diaphragm spring all warped/too old & heat cycled/fatigued & shot, cracked flywheel surface &/or shot engine mounts/drivetrain parts loose...


Good luck. The clutch is chattering in my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^ Yes, but the versions of the higher output...

^ Yes, but the versions of the higher output rectifier are often setup for ECU control &/or external temp sensor (not a bad thing in the 240 location, really :lol:).
Start opening hoods & taking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Bent copper old Volvo brake line with a...

Bent copper old Volvo brake line with a non-scratching tip on the air gun can be real nice for those to surgically reach everything & dislodge the crud that sits along the bottoms followed by the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
740: OD issues
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Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^on a lift or Jack stands with a pressure gauge &...

^on a lift or Jack stands with a pressure gauge & long hose is fine, ya.

Gauge is nothing special, just needs to be for some kind of oil & 600psi capable…I used one that Chevy guys used that I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
740: OD issues
Views: 434
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Do you have a gauge or way to spin the pump cam...

Do you have a gauge or way to spin the pump cam on the bench & power/pressure it up?

Pressure filter gummed up or unloader valve scratched or o-rings on that shrunken/leaking?

The pump seems to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^this :lol: Half the time when they’d...

^this :lol:

Half the time when they’d (jimbo-Elroy) Jack the car up & smash some piece of the unibody underbody (*wince*) while unloading the suspension on their fancy laser alignment rack, I get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
So, I've been thinking about buying some sturdy...

So, I've been thinking about buying some sturdy straight edge because the last alignment shop that did a proper alignment & checked it against the more 'real world' bear-scrub-machine in-floor dealie...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^I saw guys do that to MKII 960s w/nivos to...

^I saw guys do that to MKII 960s w/nivos to lower them, seems like a good fix (drop bolts or perches/mounts) if you can find an XC with minty replaced nivos in the JY & your jy has reasonable prices...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2022, 01:23 PM
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Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Window leak or heater box drain or bunch of Gunk...

Window leak or heater box drain or bunch of Gunk from the cowl vents trapped around the wiper motor pass-thru making a dam more likely & spilling all over farther up?

Or rockers/pinch weld drains ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^this. The V70R nivos are unique. No...

^this. The V70R nivos are unique.
No non-nivomat AWD P80 models in the USA market that I know of?

Not as easy as a solid axle 7/9 with nivos where you can just go to a USA junkyard & pull parts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Same & it almost cost me an engine washing it...

Same & it almost cost me an engine washing it down intermittently…:grr:
‘Upgraded’ to used ‘known good’ & Bosch exchange minty when last available…

Used &/or dusty shelf parts from 1998 & prior...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
If the engine block ground(s) is crusty it can...

If the engine block ground(s) is crusty it can fry AMMs, inexplicably. That can be a weird one to diagnose/isolate.

As can a bunch of blowby from the oil trap box huffing around the corrugated...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 37,277
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I'd almost think an FMIC would heat soak even...

I'd almost think an FMIC would heat soak even worse down low over the hot pavement without the engine cooling fan pulling air thru it continuous as the Volvo does with the A/C off?
Hotter IC with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 37,277
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
eh, don't feel particularly anything about any...

eh, don't feel particularly anything about any corporation or anyone else's choices that much or think Columbia is worse than any of the others & don't make all my clothes in house / wouldn't have a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
That's how they do it on the Japanese cars...

That's how they do it on the Japanese cars (effectively in some cases though the window regulators can gum up on those/stop working in rainy drippy salt air?) , but Volvo literally sorted out the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^I think I got it off some rando junkyard...

^I think I got it off some rando junkyard Vanagon? :???:
I've seen them on other 80s VWs with cable climate control as well?
Cable operated same as the 240.
& that's what was kinda finnicky in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 37,277
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
What's so bad about the stock IC location? It...

What's so bad about the stock IC location? It has lots of surface area & can be stacked up in a sammich with the clutch fan to pull air thru it continuous to prevent engine bay heat soak?
Easy to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 37,277
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
With a 260 width 3-row & Lincoln Mark 8 giant fan...

With a 260 width 3-row & Lincoln Mark 8 giant fan you can probably cool it if it's got enough airflow & the rest of the A/C system is up to scratch...if you want an E-fan?

Or just throw the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 37,277
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Last I drove John lanes rally car the mech fan...

Last I drove John lanes rally car the mech fan with the old made in Japan Aisin tropical thermostat clutch goodie on the front of it worked just-a-fine? V6 models have a larger fan blade, clutch &...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^ Spec is 12 +- 2 ya, 10.000000001* for NOX...

^ Spec is 12 +- 2 ya, 10.000000001* for NOX passing goodness. Hope the springs aren’t too worn in the dist, vac pod works etc.

It’ll put more load on the cooling system and likely be a bit of a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-21-2022, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^Location: UK. They never sold right hand drive...

^Location: UK. They never sold right hand drive 240Turbos from the factory.

But point still stands? hardly apples to apples with Jared’s LS V8 swap & the buchka (this is the fake daily driver...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
In the engine bay the cat lights off faster or...

In the engine bay the cat lights off faster or works better at idle as mentioned/stays good and hot, but more prone to damage from a blowby motor/oil spitting turbo & more heatsoak in the engine bay....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 02:49 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 37,277
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Years ago, when Volvo offered the 'R134A...

Years ago, when Volvo offered the 'R134A conversion kit' if you did it right in the 240 it came with what looked like the later type EVAP with a TXV of some sort & a new 220CC R134A appropriate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Depends on year? The '89+ white style are more...

Depends on year? The '89+ white style are more UV resistant & were riveted over the tops of the speakers even & tucked into the doors to shed water, but the window scrapers being intact is still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
:nod: QFT. Upstanding citizen owned with...

:nod: QFT. Upstanding citizen owned with knowedgeable indy mech with Bosch made in W.Germany exchange or Bosch white label AMMs are few and far between, but they still wash up in the JYs once in a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 12:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
It idles rich with the AMM unplugged in limp mode...

It idles rich with the AMM unplugged in limp mode fully warmed up?
It should start/run smooth with no AMM & cycle on the 02 sensor in a timely fashion.
If it runs rich with it unplugged warmed up,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 12:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,042
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Turbo + was standard on the 780s for 188hp (in...

Turbo + was standard on the 780s for 188hp (in theory when new) & the better of it was integrated into the ECU.

I figure they better give you Turbo+ if you were spending $40,000 on a Volvo in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 11:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,042
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Nice attitude the guy has toward someone offering...

Nice attitude the guy has toward someone offering him a free or cheap known good transmission he was initially asking about?


Maybe a 4.0EFI jeep or supra guy will take it off your hands for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 11:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,042
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
LOL 2.16 square meter frontal area, noisy under...

LOL 2.16 square meter frontal area, noisy under car floor pan, .39-.40 Coefefficient of drag. That takes the HP it does to shove down the road/thru the air with the alignment settings it does to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 05:50 PM
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Views: 2,042
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
The -'98 P80 models are still fairly accessible,...

The -'98 P80 models are still fairly accessible, but FWD/sidewinder motor shoved up into the engine bay on the assembly line on a motor cradle is inevitable for assembly time, safety, drag etc even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,042
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
That's literally why turbos exist (in similar...

That's literally why turbos exist (in similar form for rubber tire road-legal ICE vehicles) for the most part; point-point competing containerized & tractor-trailer regulation length trucked shipping...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,042
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Last year SAAB was produced? Even the same...

Last year SAAB was produced?
Even the same year 9000s, C900s, & 99s 1968-1993ish vs. the 140 or 2/7/9s were almost always 5-15 years ahead in engine management & engine tech in a FWD more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,042
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Ya no way some bathtub combustion chamber engine...

Ya no way some bathtub combustion chamber engine with same stroke since 1961 B18 & duct taped/band-aided to pull a heavier car than a 444/544 chassis & pass emissions to the bitter end of redblock in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 01:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I have a near new 'known good' NOS one too I...

I have a near new 'known good' NOS one too I think as I think I'll probably be putting my last LH2.2 shop beater wagon up for sale (lots of friends & relatives have gotten a lot of use out of it,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 01:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Whatever you decide I'll echo Dave Barton as in...

Whatever you decide I'll echo Dave Barton as in the top hose beyond the T-stat in a heat exchanger system isn't exactly logical. We wanna switch on the output side of the radiator on a heat exchange...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
How do you determine quickly in the junkyard if...

How do you determine quickly in the junkyard if the coupling or angle gear is bad? :lol:

How do you 'rebuild' the CVs or what other car takes that CV joint that's common & junkyardable :lol:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
...long way around the block? :lol: 700...

...long way around the block? :lol:

700 guys...JY 200 rear series springs make good poor mans overloads for those, actually?
Surprised you cheap lazy 700 guys couldn't be bothered to figure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2022, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Long way around the block much? :lol: 77-82C...

Long way around the block much? :lol:

77-82C Wahler made in W.Germany super quality brass switch that basically never fails off some rando old junkyard pre brazil/mexico VW/Audi 4000/5000 based...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,042
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Silk purse outta a sows ear for .17¢/hr * ? hrs much?

Look up coefficient of drag + frontal area for the brick.
Look underneath it to see how 'noisy' it is and that the rear bumper & muffler is basically a parachute half deployed at all times.
It's a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,665
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Lulz m46 is rare after ‘86 & pre ‘85 cars are few...

Lulz m46 is rare after ‘86 & pre ‘85 cars are few & far between.

The 3 speed does suck but 3 to 4 speed auto is a pretty easy conversion (even easier than full on manual swap & nicer in traffic) &...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,042
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^iirc the A340 family trans has alternate ratios...

^iirc the A340 family trans has alternate ratios & fairly loose converter stall in those -‘94 960s.

Having driven the 1994 965 w/3.31s & A340 the trans will drive you batty at times gear hunting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
No especially easy way on the B230 ‘85+ models; ...

No especially easy way on the B230 ‘85+ models;
B21/B23 -‘84 models you can undo the 10mm head bolts & nuts for the crank pulley & slip a belt in between the crank pulley hub & change them road side...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,042
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
^no lockup on USA redblock Turbo models. ...

^no lockup on USA redblock Turbo models.

93+ N/A 940s got the AW-71L, but the stall speed of the converter & shift points totally suck on those.
People install them on B230FT models; iDK how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,042
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
Nah, that’s a no-go, yo. A430 family &...

Nah, that’s a no-go, yo.
A430 family & A42/43/44D family don’t share bellhousing patterns or much else…

A43D (Aisin / Toyota speak for AW71) is a totally different beast from A340/AW4 in the 6cyl...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,746
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
He’s in Flora-derp that’s about the polar...

He’s in Flora-derp that’s about the polar opposite of Edmonton for climate & previous owner use or hack cooter’s/jim-bobs corner garage service in the dirty south/ex confederacy of the car?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,405
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
If you’ve got clean fluid, if you can pump...

If you’ve got clean fluid, if you can pump up/extend the rear caliper pistons & then compress them (as well as compressing the front pistons thereafter after extending them as well) sometimes you can...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By Kjets On a Plane
I never found the old single rate ipd overloads...

I never found the old single rate ipd overloads all that crazy?
The Volvo 240 replacement exhaust goes over the axle so no big deal there?
Only raises the rear a tiny bit, tho you kinda want the...
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