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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:10 PM
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Posted By dl242gt
Volvo parts from Estonia

Any of you ordered from Alvadi? They seem to be a very large parts distributor that may
have the door lock post I am looking for. https://alvadi.ee/en/
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By dl242gt
One thing about round headlights I noticed is...

One thing about round headlights I noticed is that they don't have as wide a beam as the rectangular headlights. The rectangular headlights have a wider beam lighting up to the side of the road a bit...
Forum: website & board Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By dl242gt
I miss you Ken. Thanks so much for all the good...

I miss you Ken. Thanks so much for all the good times and wealth of knowledge. Love your white dog, too!
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 03:27 PM
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Posted By dl242gt
My friend put a set of the Ford mesh crown vic...

My friend put a set of the Ford mesh crown vic wheels on his 220. The mesh wheels really
look great even if they are 80s radwood. Are you Dean of Machines?
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By dl242gt
I would give them a 90+ manifold and for an...

I would give them a 90+ manifold and for an external gate they can put a port in the bottom of the collector.

Although in my limited experience. A 90+ manifold with the T3 flange opened up to...
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,213
Posted By dl242gt
Are the fuel inlet and outlet lines reversed on...

Are the fuel inlet and outlet lines reversed on the fuel distributor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By dl242gt
Any on/off switch will work for that. You can...

Any on/off switch will work for that. You can move the switch to where you like. The other wiring issue you may have is the wiring that passes through the shifter can get damaged from moving over the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By dl242gt
Make sure the connections are good and tight in...

Make sure the connections are good and tight in the power distribution connection on the left inner fender. It's the piece with the black cover on it. Then go to the fuse box and make sure all the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By dl242gt
Not a standard 5 pin relay. The way the overdrive...

Not a standard 5 pin relay. The way the overdrive relay works is that every time the button is pushed the 12v trigger changes the output state of the relay. Or the output state is reset to off if it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By dl242gt
FYI the same bushing is used in the throttle...

FYI the same bushing is used in the throttle linkage of the Amazon. Just in case you need some for your Amazon. Always good to know some useless Volvo trivia. :)
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2022, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By dl242gt
You have to fool summit racing and tell them to...

You have to fool summit racing and tell them to get you the 4+3
bell housing like ^^ he just told you. :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2022, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By dl242gt
Never heard of that name. Canton Mecca was the...

Never heard of that name. Canton Mecca was the brand that sold oil accumulators. You can use it two ways. The usual is to preoil your engine. Another method is to use it to fill with oil while the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By dl242gt
Or if you want to try something instead of...

Or if you want to try something instead of fiberglass. You could use this after the grinding and rust neutralizing. Lab metal....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By dl242gt
What brand of rotors? What brand of pads? Could...

What brand of rotors? What brand of pads? Could be the rotors and also something worn in the steering. How are the wheel bearings are they loose?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By dl242gt
I think you would need to change the button on...

I think you would need to change the button on the shifter to a on/off button instead of the push to contact type button. Otherwise everytime you hit the button. You'll turn on the overdrive for as...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By dl242gt
Since this is your first engine swap and you have...

Since this is your first engine swap and you have basic mechanical experience. I would take the route with the redblock. A redblock with a good cam sounds great and a good setup with the redblock...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-01-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By dl242gt
If I recall correctly the speeduino is a micro...

If I recall correctly the speeduino is a micro controller with serial output pins. You'll have to configure an output to drive the circuit like Bob listed for the MS1 to drive a tach.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By dl242gt
Wow, those are low ratios. There were no modern...

Wow, those are low ratios. There were no modern high speed highways like an interstate in Sweden back then and they wanted to make sure the vehicle could haul the whole family up the mountain with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By dl242gt
Update. I tied the orange wire to power and the...

Update. I tied the orange wire to power and the seat works great. Thanks so much!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By dl242gt
Thank you! I will try that with a fused jumper...

Thank you! I will try that with a fused jumper just to be sure I don't blow something up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By dl242gt
wiring diagram

wiring diagram
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By dl242gt
power seat connections

I am troubleshooting a lack of power seat operation. My friend swapped power seats into
his 88 740 turbo from a 960. We connected the red and black wires to power and ground
respectively and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 55,435
Posted By dl242gt
Love that blue. It's such a pleasant shade. Says...

Love that blue. It's such a pleasant shade. Says happy car whenever you look at it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,393
Posted By dl242gt
When I had to deal with a rear door that won't...

When I had to deal with a rear door that won't open. I took off the door card from inside the car. It wasn't easy to get it off. However, with some careful bending I was able to finagle it out. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,794
Posted By dl242gt
Sick wheel selection? Check. They are very...

Sick wheel selection? Check. They are very impressive wheels. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By dl242gt
I use a wooden stick so I don't damage the...

I use a wooden stick so I don't damage the plastic. Then I pry it out from underneath with the stick. Something like that should work. I think you can use a pry bar just be careful not to break the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By dl242gt
It may be the oring for the pcv box on the engine.

It may be the oring for the pcv box on the engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By dl242gt
You can remove fuse 4 and 6 and then jumper from...

You can remove fuse 4 and 6 and then jumper from the left side of fuse six to the right side of fuse four. that will run only the intank pump and yes it will push fuel through the main pump and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By dl242gt
You can use a set of jumper cables from negative...

You can use a set of jumper cables from negative battery to the block to test if it's the ground side of the circuit. Use the one black negative lead on the jumper cables.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By dl242gt
If the car sat for a long time. If you have spark...

If the car sat for a long time. If you have spark and injector pulse. I'd pull a plug or two and see if they are wet or dry. Wet then you need to check for the leaky injector. If they are dry then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By dl242gt
I am guessing but it's probably the same as your...

I am guessing but it's probably the same as your 220. A 4.56 rear axle ratio.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By dl242gt
May want to also check the engine coolant temp...

May want to also check the engine coolant temp circuit. I don't think that early motronic has any code readout. If the coolant temp sensor circuit is high resistance or open. The engine won't go into...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By dl242gt
OBD is the module by the strut tower/brake...

OBD is the module by the strut tower/brake booster area. For the fuel pump relay to turn on. It has to have switched 12 from one of the switched fuses like fuse 12 for example. I think it's listed as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By dl242gt
Have you checked GCP? They may still sell it. I...

Have you checked GCP? They may still sell it. I was still able to buy the head light adjusting screw and that little plastic adjuster base that the screw goes through. 18,19,20 in the diagram.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,766
Posted By dl242gt
The west coast should have lots of cores for...

The west coast should have lots of cores for Selholm. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By dl242gt
Leaning the strut in a bit more at a guess would...

Leaning the strut in a bit more at a guess would make the toe move toward toe out. How much is too hard to say. I'd suggest getting one of those laser tape measures and check it after you move the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,398
Posted By dl242gt
Cool video! Driving like Beau Svenson in Breaking...

Cool video! Driving like Beau Svenson in Breaking Point!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By dl242gt
My VADIS stopped running several years ago due to...

My VADIS stopped running several years ago due to the date running out on the program. If I back date my computer it will run.

I would suggest using a breakout box if you can find one. That will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By dl242gt
Since you are using a one step colder plug. My...

Since you are using a one step colder plug. My take is that you are having spark blowout under boost. Your engine doesn't need colder plugs. Get the stock BPR6ES in there and gap to .028".

Make...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,201
Posted By dl242gt
Yes, I have used this several times. It looks...

Yes, I have used this several times. It looks amazing if you like electricity. I even
found a plug wire that was arcing through the boot to the head using this method.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-23-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By dl242gt
Pro Vovo in Freehold NJ has done a lot of custom...

Pro Vovo in Freehold NJ has done a lot of custom work for customers. You could try them if Overdrive doesn't work out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By dl242gt
You can use a test light to confirm whether you...

You can use a test light to confirm whether you are getting burn off. Backprobe the connector on the maf on the burn off wire and see if it briefly turns the light on about 45 seconds after you shut...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,279
Posted By dl242gt
That's great. I guess I'll shop around a bit....

That's great. I guess I'll shop around a bit. Thanks for the info. No more local
hardware stores around here anymore. I guess I was just seeing the ebay top
dollar pricing.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 302,975
Posted By dl242gt
Nice fix on the steering rack! It was a really...

Nice fix on the steering rack! It was a really nice day and I'm so glad you made the ride. Your car is one of my favorites. :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By dl242gt
How are the driveline components? Stuff like the...

How are the driveline components? Stuff like the ujoints and support bearing? Also make sure the rear axle is full of oil.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By dl242gt
How are the contacts in the connector? I would...

How are the contacts in the connector? I would also check the fuel ecu for being a 561 unit. They make false codes and don't run quite as smooth as the 951 version. Also while you're checking the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,766
Posted By dl242gt
^^^ What was said above. Change the oil annually...

^^^ What was said above. Change the oil annually and the rack will last longer and run smoother. A snake oil I have had success with for steering is Moly Slip. Seemed to help the steering racks I've...
Forum: showroom 09-21-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,617
Views: 2,755,253
Posted By dl242gt
Cool picture. This is reminiscent of the drawings...

Cool picture. This is reminiscent of the drawings from the John Muir VW repair
manuals called 'How to keep your volkswagon alive'. Mr. Cohen must have read
those books. Thanks for posting that.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-20-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By dl242gt
I'd suggest porting the 530, too. My other...

I'd suggest porting the 530, too. My other suggestion would be to get something like a V16 n/a cam for a really good amount of spice.
Forum: events 09-20-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By dl242gt
Bump with next meet date.

Bump with next meet date.
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