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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:36 PM
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It probably wasn’t even a thought in 1978. A 92...

It probably wasn’t even a thought in 1978. A 92 provided all the items to make the upgrade.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
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That mushy feeling

At first sign of trouble the brake pedal felt like it was falling. Next was excessive pedal travel. Yes we have a master cylinder failing. Question is who sells the best bang for the buck? I need one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
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What does the injector pattern look like?

What does the injector pattern look like?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
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Big 3mil trash bags make a nice water dam. Cut to...

Big 3mil trash bags make a nice water dam. Cut to size duck tape at the top corners tuck the bottom back into the door.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,139
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When the b16 windowed the block on my 444 I...

When the b16 windowed the block on my 444 I upgraded to a b18. Changed everything to 12 except the horns. They would make the most grating sound you ever heard and they were LOUD.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
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You may have the ignition switch trying to fail....

You may have the ignition switch trying to fail. Most times it shows up after starting and the radio doesn’t come on or the blower isn’t on but they were operating when you shut it off. When this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
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Most Cummins diesel fan use Shell Rotella. This...

Most Cummins diesel fan use Shell Rotella. This is the reason they quit using the foil seal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
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I like to wedge a wrench against the hood...

I like to wedge a wrench against the hood structure put another on the female fitting and give it a good wack with the plan of your hand.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-18-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,061
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Back to relocating the p/s pump. Early DL trim...

Back to relocating the p/s pump. Early DL trim 240s were dealer installed a/c. Maybe you can find a none p/s bracket. We filled 2 55 gallon barrels with them. They were turned into the scroll work on...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,708
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I did the same shifter mod on our Samurai.it...

I did the same shifter mod on our Samurai.it helped a lot being able to run low range in 2wheel. At 12000’ elevation it needed low range all the time. Only down side was that it was a guessing game...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,031
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Has anyone built a watts link yet?

Has anyone built a watts link yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2019, 09:17 PM
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Views: 557
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Apologize to all,so many distractions,meltdowns...

Apologize to all,so many distractions,meltdowns world problems. So lets try this again. No voltage at the positive ignition coil terminal. Diagram shows it goes to the ignition switch. Poking around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
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No start 86 740

No juice at the positive terminal. Let the hunt begin
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
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When the temp wheel is turned does the actuator...

When the temp wheel is turned does the actuator move the blend door?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37
760: ECC
Views: 2,552
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The sensor in your intake is the aux fan. It it...

The sensor in your intake is the aux fan. It it normally in the top rh end of the rad. There is a good chance I will have a complete working unit later in the month.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-25-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
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Select customers could get a “super tune” .

Select customers could get a “super tune” .
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
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In the old days I use to use a off set bushing....

In the old days I use to use a off set bushing. We talked the new owner of our dealership into buying a chassis dyno. He also let me have a demo. I just had to pay the interest on the floor plan....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
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Let’s hope it’s the drive shaft center bearing.

Let’s hope it’s the drive shaft center bearing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
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If your fan motors age is unknown, pull the...

If your fan motors age is unknown, pull the complete unit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
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Go old school and taste it. Antifreeze has a...

Go old school and taste it. Antifreeze has a taste that only 100 proof whisky will cut.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
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Go to tool is a Harbor Freight air saw. And the...

Go to tool is a Harbor Freight air saw. And the tape white855T suggests.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
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Why not use a vacuum storage tank/chamber?

Why not use a vacuum storage tank/chamber?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
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Doesn’t the converter lock on the 71?

Doesn’t the converter lock on the 71?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
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I was going’s suggest this also. It was fun to do...

I was going’s suggest this also. It was fun to do this little trick with the customer watching. If you acted like you were being electrocuted it just added more fun.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
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Dim lights =poor grounds

Dim lights =poor grounds
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
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My dd has never delivered what I would call good...

My dd has never delivered what I would call good mpg. When the snow stops these test will be performed. Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,638
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Fuel pump check valve may be on the way out. Put...

Fuel pump check valve may be on the way out. Put a gauge on it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,880
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Wasn’t there a Volvo special tool for this...

Wasn’t there a Volvo special tool for this problem? Maybe a resister with some spade terminal?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
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Old speedo cable chuck it up to your drill=cheap...

Old speedo cable chuck it up to your drill=cheap rotor rooter
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,172
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Weren’t they called Diplomats? They were a hot...

Weren’t they called Diplomats? They were a hot item at our dealership. Full price was the only way they left.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
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When I upgraded mine to a 1991 hvac system it...

When I upgraded mine to a 1991 hvac system it also got the 91 piviots. Grate info on the pin kits.Thanks to all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,402
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Maybe found it.it looks like one of the pins on...

Maybe found it.it looks like one of the pins on the cps got pushed back. This was on the body harness connected.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,016
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If Road Kill can put a 440 in a Samurai........

If Road Kill can put a 440 in a Samurai........
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,402
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Good thought on cps.it was changed years ago but...

Good thought on cps.it was changed years ago but don’t remember the vendor
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,402
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It was changed years back but I don’t remember...

It was changed years back but I don’t remember the vendor. Good thought
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,402
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3 or 4 incandescent 2 led. Digital vom analog vom.

3 or 4 incandescent 2 led. Digital vom analog vom.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,402
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Chasing a phantom

1990 turbo wagon likes to die. Tow it home and it starts. Poke around and can not find any thing. Next time it died in the car port. Pushed it out for better access and it started . Any ideas?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
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Dead again. Cheap fuse holder melted.

Dead again. Cheap fuse holder melted.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
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I would make sure the drain is clear before doing...

I would make sure the drain is clear before doing anything. If it’s clogged there is no where for the condensation to go but over the side. Might try fiber glassing it in a pinch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
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Did you know that you can drill a hole into the...

Did you know that you can drill a hole into the epoxy plug and be able to fine tune the mps? There is a adjustment screw in there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
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Fuel pump check valve? You might need to rig a...

Fuel pump check valve? You might need to rig a gauge so the pressure can be watched.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
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Got back on the no start. After changing the cps...

Got back on the no start. After changing the cps it fired right up. Old one was a oem with the white stripe.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
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Jumped cps. There may be the problem. 2.2 system...

Jumped cps. There may be the problem. 2.2 system you can disconnect the plug from the the dizzy, scratch the terminals with a paper clip and the system will fire. I don’t know why I thought this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
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Thanks for the replies. The car is a 1978 Bertone...

Thanks for the replies. The car is a 1978 Bertone that has been updated with the complete drive train including the anti lock brakes and a/c from a 1990 240. Being a Volvo tech since 1974 and owning...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
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Does not start

Went to the store which is a 20 miles round trip. Later in the day went to put it in the garage-no start. It is a 2.4 system. Did all the fast easy checks found no spark.it has power at the coil....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
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Is the price for one or two lamps?

Is the price for one or two lamps?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
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Doesn’t the ecm have a cleaning mode that happens...

Doesn’t the ecm have a cleaning mode that happens after shutdown? It heats the wires up to very high temperature. So maybe your ecm is the problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
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Ah! The grinding up ice cubes noise. From my own...

Ah! The grinding up ice cubes noise. From my own experience it may last a long time. I have never done a autopsy on a dead one so I don’t know what causes the noise. Keep something in the car that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,480
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Swedish Car Parts has been my go-to for decades....

Swedish Car Parts has been my go-to for decades. Was disappointed that there was no candy in my last order.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
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In ten years the DMV will have taken my license.

In ten years the DMV will have taken my license.
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