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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 84B23F
You so lucky.... So, change out the FPR if...

You so lucky....

So, change out the FPR if you are clueless about its history.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By 84B23F
Remove spark plug #1, and confirm TDC...harmonic...

Remove spark plug #1, and confirm TDC...harmonic balancers outer "shell" can slip.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By 84B23F
It needs to be seated flush...no ifs, ands, or...

It needs to be seated flush...no ifs, ands, or buts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By 84B23F
Timing belt slip? Remove sparks, rotate...

Timing belt slip?

Remove sparks, rotate crank to TDC...insert skinny screw driver into cyclinder one, and gently rotate crank back-n-forth...does TDC match up?

I had cam gear rotate, but this...
Forum: showroom 09-25-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 433,972
Posted By 84B23F
144 Seatbelt model...

144 Seatbelt model (https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/classic-cars/a19701106/volvo-invented-three-point-seatbelt-1959/)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,851
Posted By 84B23F
I think I used two 6" flexible...

I think I used two 6" flexible extensions...1/4"...got them off ebay, iirc.

Neiko 00286A...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,851
Posted By 84B23F
CPS - Crank Position Sensor 2+ hours....right

CPS - Crank Position Sensor

2+ hours....right
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
Footnote - If slanted Volvo engines were tilted...

Footnote - If slanted Volvo engines were tilted so a warm (not hot) engine was more vertical, like B16s/B18s and some B20s, I suspect using a liquid, or spraying directly into each cylinder when all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
When I rebuilt 1984 B23F engine, oil rings were...

When I rebuilt 1984 B23F engine, oil rings were gummed up, but cylinder walls still had hone marks on them...a ridge reamer was not needed, so I re-ringed it. I suspect this engine had its oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
GM: Care must be taken to prevent hydrolock ...

GM: Care must be taken to prevent hydrolock (https://www.autoserviceprofessional.com/article/92450/gm-care-must-be-taken-to-prevent-hydrolock)

NOTE: Extreme care must be taken to prevent...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
One might attempt decarbonisation....it might...

One might attempt decarbonisation....it might make a difference....

Years ago, GM had a Top End Cleaner, but iirc, they dropped it...it would eat paint, and I suspect too many claims.

One could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
Many parts (wires, plugs, cap, rotor, timing...

Many parts (wires, plugs, cap, rotor, timing belt, accessible seals, water pump, viscous fan clutch, front end parts, shocks, brakes, u-joints, etc) should be changed out, but then there would be no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,060
Posted By 84B23F
I rebuilt a 1984-B23F engine, which runs a bit...

I rebuilt a 1984-B23F engine, which runs a bit higher compression, and installed it in a 1993-940 with Rex-I/Regina setup. Yes, fuel economy runs around 25-30mpg, but I'm not doing stop/go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,060
Posted By 84B23F
RE: Bosch 0 280 155 746 Injectors These work...

RE: Bosch 0 280 155 746 Injectors

These work fine for Rex/Regina setup...no issues, no complaints. Even work fine for

87-90 RENIX JEEPS ONLY...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
If head was rebuilt, and installed on an used...

If head was rebuilt, and installed on an used engine block...here comes blowby, especially if head was shaved.

Before EFI vehicles, and before no-lead gasoline (pre 1970), rebuilding a head...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
Words for the day: 1. Blowby 2. STP ...

Words for the day:

1. Blowby

2. STP

Thought for the day: Remedation: Oil Covered Valve Cover (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=289396) - See image.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
Since buying used EFI vehicles, I've bought a new...

Since buying used EFI vehicles, I've bought a new CTS on every used vehicle bought; its "drives" the ECM/ECU.

Replacing CTS/thermostat and inspecting radiator system (viscous fan, radiator, and ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-25-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
When this cleaning cycle fails...

When this cleaning cycle fails (https://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/how-to/a745/3297276/) to remove all of the contaminants, you're supposed to replace the MAF sensor. According to almost every...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
FWIW - Bad MAF Sensor...

FWIW - Bad MAF Sensor (https://blog.fcpeuro.com/bad-maf-sensor-overview-symptoms-troubleshooting)? Overview, Symptoms, & Troubleshooting

"The MAF is a replacement maintenance item and I usually...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
RE: "I also smell fuel/exhaust after this process...

RE: "I also smell fuel/exhaust after this process to get it going."


Factors:

1. Temp sensor giving ECU a false (colder) reading

2. Injector(s) dribbling.

3. AMM - Informing ECU...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
Call 911 :-)

Call 911 :-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
Keep It Simple...pull plugs, have someone crank...

Keep It Simple...pull plugs, have someone crank engine over while moving lit propane torch along spark-plug holes:-)

Note - Don't try this...use your nose and smell
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By 84B23F
I can't speak for LHs, but caps have failed in...

I can't speak for LHs, but caps have failed in many ECUs....if they don't spill acid on the board, they can be replaced.

Electronik Repair, Inc. is a source of LH-Jetronic module repair. Look to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
I'd never use that stuff....Diethyl ether...

I'd never use that stuff....Diethyl ether (Starting fluid)...get the real stuff from John Deere
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
Might be your headlight relay...dims/brights

Might be your headlight relay...dims/brights
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
I pull the whole rack out, and energize fuel...

I pull the whole rack out, and energize fuel pumps via key switch to on position....Or, pull plugs, energize fuel pumps via key switch to on, and smell each cylinder.

CTS - With time, they may...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
Footnote - Intake pump must be working to prevent...

Footnote - Intake pump must be working to prevent vapor locking, which would cause vehicle to stall out while driving, or hard starting when hot. 1975 Volvos did not come with intake pump, but they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,110
Posted By 84B23F
So, giving it the gas means pedal to the metal,...

So, giving it the gas means pedal to the metal, which means the throttle plate is wide open, which means intake is receiving large volumes of atmospheric air, which means when it starts that engine's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,851
Posted By 84B23F
Volvo Part # 1 346 030-8 Bosch 0280130069 ...

Volvo Part # 1 346 030-8

Bosch 0280130069
Bosch 0280130032...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,851
Posted By 84B23F
I said unplug it on a warm day, then drive on. ...

I said unplug it on a warm day, then drive on. See how it runs when engine temp is at operational temp.


I'd have to check, but I think CTS is different on Regina
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,851
Posted By 84B23F
Where is distributor located...in the head or the...

Where is distributor located...in the head or the block? If block distributor, and it was twisted about, one has screwed the pooch, most likely.

Smells rich suggests you got the wrong CTS, or...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,472
Posted By 84B23F
Looking for a B18? It's suppose to be...

Looking for a B18? It's suppose to be rebuidable... I bought it for the SU carbs
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 146,058
Posted By 84B23F
gb423 Intermotor ALFA...

gb423 Intermotor

ALFA ROMEO ALFETTA 1976-1977
ALFA ROMEO BERLINA 1974
ALFA ROMEO SPIDER 1974-1994
AMERICAN MOTORS CONCORD 1978-1979
AMERICAN MOTORS GREMLIN 1977-1978
AMERICAN...
Forum: website & board 02-16-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 50,399
Posted By 84B23F
Correct, LH 2.4 on 1993-245, late production...

Correct, LH 2.4 on 1993-245, late production model....summer, winter, same pattern...extended crank
Forum: website & board 02-15-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 50,399
Posted By 84B23F
Side note - With 0w-40, vehicle sitting...

Side note - With 0w-40, vehicle sitting overnight, primed fuel rail (ignition on for several seconds) and a cold -10°F, engine snaps to life, just like on warmer starts.

LH 2.4 does not ignite...
Forum: website & board 02-15-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 50,399
Posted By 84B23F
Stock, but when head was rebuilt, it was taken to...

Stock, but when head was rebuilt, it was taken to a machine shop, and shaved.
Forum: website & board 02-15-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 50,399
Posted By 84B23F
Yes, but air-inlet duct is now plumbed next to...

Yes, but air-inlet duct is now plumbed next to radiator air flow, near top of fan's radiator duct; I really don't like full exhaust heat.

On really cold days, -8°F, traveling around 30 mph, it...
Forum: website & board 02-14-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 50,399
Posted By 84B23F
California Reformulated Gasoline Program...

California Reformulated Gasoline Program (https://www.arb.ca.gov/fuels/gasoline/gasoline.htm)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By 84B23F
Take a look at these manuals...download, and SAVE...

Take a look at these manuals...download, and SAVE

TP30413-1 LH 1.0 1982 Only (http://www.volvowiringdiagrams.com/?dir=volvo/LH%201.0)


P30156-2 Engine B21 B23 Part 1
TP30156-2 Engine B21 B23...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By 84B23F
RE: Silver box next to battery Low/High...

RE: Silver box next to battery

Low/High beam switch I think...used for years on 240s
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By 84B23F
2. capacitor.....coil Mickey Mouse may have...

2. capacitor.....coil

Mickey Mouse may have been there...ohm spec coil.

3. correct part number for the distributor I need?

I'll look thru PDFs I have, but I recall this tidbit info was in a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By 84B23F
https://usparts.volvocars.com

https://usparts.volvocars.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By 84B23F
403. That’s an error. Your client does not...

403. That’s an error.

Your client does not have permission to get URL [photos] from this server.

Forbidden That’s all we know
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,472
Posted By 84B23F
That one had a hydra-vac unit...check bore...

That one had a hydra-vac unit...check bore diameter, and compare. In a master setup, each chamber is exerting its own force, whereas with a slave, it is powering all wheel cylinders. Also, wheel...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,472
Posted By 84B23F
FWIW - A PDF parts: Fahrzeugteile & Zubehör Spare...

FWIW - A PDF parts: Fahrzeugteile & Zubehör Spare Parts & Accessories (http://www.flissundet.no/customers/fms/documents/bastuck/volvo_katalog_2008.pdf)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,472
Posted By 84B23F
Main brake cylinder...

Main brake cylinder (http://www.historic-cars.net/historic-cars-net/eshop/32-1-Volvo/1292-4-Main-brake-cylinder-pipes), brake pipes P1800 E/ES double circuit B52VOAM
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,472
Posted By 84B23F
Bore diameter affects hydraulic pressure. Years...

Bore diameter affects hydraulic pressure. Years ago, I installed a master from a Blazer to a small pickup truck, and those brakes were touchie.

A dual circuit would be nice, but finding one that...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,472
Posted By 84B23F
Well now, here's a rebuildable used one (Volvo...

Well now, here's a rebuildable used one (Volvo 663468 ) for $43.00 shipped...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,702
Posted By 84B23F
Throttle plate must be set to OEM specs, and idle...

Throttle plate must be set to OEM specs, and idle switch must be set correctly, and plugged in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,851
Posted By 84B23F
CPS's position determines timing...getting...

CPS's position determines timing...getting distributor cap off weakens spark, or if far enough off, send spark to wrong cylinder.
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