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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2022, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By MasterBlaster
Except banjo bolts are straight thread, and NPT...

Except banjo bolts are straight thread, and NPT is tapered.
Either it won't thread in properly at all, or expect a leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By MasterBlaster
That part is normal. At rest, the ends of the...

That part is normal. At rest, the ends of the parking shoes are both against the "stop". When you pull the handle, the shoes are spread until they contact the drum. There is now a gap between the...
Forum: showroom 09-11-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4,158
Views: 2,045,452
Posted By MasterBlaster
You are. And it looks like the price went down....

You are.
And it looks like the price went down. Now at $1800

https://vancouver.craigslist.org/van/cto/d/vancouver-volvo-240/7532615717.html
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,200
Posted By MasterBlaster
No duct tape or coat hanger wire???

No duct tape or coat hanger wire???
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By MasterBlaster
Some small jumper wires, or just hold it next to...

Some small jumper wires, or just hold it next to the battery.
Base to (-)Neg, touch wire to (+) Pos.
If it clicks, the inner plunger piece is probably moving okay.

Next, test for actual flow. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2022, 02:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,176
Posted By MasterBlaster
Here's the pic I used a few years ago when I had...

Here's the pic I used a few years ago when I had my own pump problems (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=352310).
The non-black-background pic from langtools.com...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2022, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By MasterBlaster
Oh, they're not so bad. You just need to...

Oh, they're not so bad. You just need to practice.
Volvo # 9189294

It's apparently #18 on this page:
volvopartswebstore main list...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2022, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By MasterBlaster
Congratulations! The rack we put in several...

Congratulations! The rack we put in several years ago (I think Cardone brand, only one available) lasted one week before it blew out both seals.

Some rebuilders/refurbishers are just crap... wash...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2022, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By MasterBlaster
If you believe Alldata... 1. Connect a...

If you believe Alldata...

1. Connect a suitable ohmmeter onto thermal switch terminals.
2. Place thermal switch into a container filled with oil. Submerge thermal switch in oil up to its...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2022, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,220
Posted By MasterBlaster
And the adventure begins..... ...

And the adventure begins.....

http://cleanflametrap.com/ReginaFuelPump/

http://cleanflametrap.com/ReginaFuelPump/images/regina04.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,284
Posted By MasterBlaster
Are you missing some zeros? According to some...

Are you missing some zeros?
According to some silly old Volvo Greenbook, it should be .012" - .016"
If your numbers are right, the clearance is 10 times too big.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2022, 01:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,774
Posted By MasterBlaster
Do the OVLOV Gods get mad if you show a pic with...

Do the OVLOV Gods get mad if you show a pic with the spelling not reversed? ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2022, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,347
Posted By MasterBlaster
Well, there you go. Mac understands overly-huge...

Well, there you go. Mac understands overly-huge pictures, and adjusts to fit your screen accordingly.
I vaguely remember a previous browser that would do that.


Then Postimage takes those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2022, 03:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,347
Posted By MasterBlaster
. https://i.postimg.cc/d0yhstYy/toobig.gif

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https://i.postimg.cc/d0yhstYy/toobig.gif
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By MasterBlaster
Assuming the diagrams I have here are...

Assuming the diagrams I have here are accurate....

The fan double-relay is at the top of the radiator, and should look something like this:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 01:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By MasterBlaster
When there's NO air flow through the radiator. ...

When there's NO air flow through the radiator.

When there IS airflow through the radiator.

So the air gets NO help moving through the radiator when sitting still.


Ya think? :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2022, 02:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By MasterBlaster
As K-jets included 10 times in his post... does...

As K-jets included 10 times in his post... does the electric FAN actually turn on?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2022, 02:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By MasterBlaster
Clutch interlock switch?

Clutch interlock switch?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By MasterBlaster
I was wondering if it's an early model with a...

I was wondering if it's an early model with a belt-driven fan (smoke from the clutch, or steam from the pump) or later electric-fan-only (smoke from motor, steam from rad).

Of course, with only 1...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2022, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By MasterBlaster
Not usually, unless it's been in there for years,...

Not usually, unless it's been in there for years, or tightened WAY too much initially.

Either use the proper removal tool, or with the original nut (or a suitable replacement) ON the stud and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2022, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By MasterBlaster
Any particular year?

Any particular year?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2022, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By MasterBlaster
Is this for your 1929 Hupmobile, or the 93 245...

Is this for your 1929 Hupmobile, or the 93 245 you mentioned 2 years ago?

If it's the wagon, I assume the top half of the pic is the type of kit you received, and the bottom half is the gaskets...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2022, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,856
Posted By MasterBlaster
Member's Mark Commercial Heavy-Duty Degreaser? ...

Member's Mark Commercial Heavy-Duty Degreaser?
https://www.samsclub.com/p/members-mark-hd-degreaser-1-gallon/prod9260460


Ingredient disclosure (PDF)

Ingredients:

water
Sodium Carbonate
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By MasterBlaster
1 - Those were some MASSIVE pics. That must be...

1 - Those were some MASSIVE pics. That must be what you're editing smaller.

2 - That "coolant" looks awfully brown. You sure it's not an oil leak?

https://i.postimg.cc/Y2PwD4hh/wet-pump.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By MasterBlaster
There's only so much "pressure" you can put on...

There's only so much "pressure" you can put on the pump before the studs bottom against the 2 oval "installation step 1" holes. Try to force it farther and you'll either break the studs, or the round...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2022, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By MasterBlaster
? ...

?
https://www.prancingmoose.com/volvoharnesses2.html#1363293

<img src="https://www.prancingmoose.com/1363293bos1lo.jpg" width=600></a>
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By MasterBlaster
Can't see any fluid (or arrows) that point to...

Can't see any fluid (or arrows) that point to exactly where you see the leak.

If it's between the steel base and the aluminum trans case, there's 2 O-rings in there.
Small - 1239834
Large -...
Forum: website & board 05-18-2022, 01:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,277
Posted By MasterBlaster
If I said it once, I said it a million tim..........

If I said it once, I said it a million tim....... okay, just once, and it got lost in the Great Purge Of April.

Apparently the main problem is how older versions of vBulletin (badly) translate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,890
Posted By MasterBlaster
Alldata R&R 3.2 hours. Apparently it's...

Alldata R&R 3.2 hours.

Apparently it's hiding behind a bunch of stuff. The steering column gets to come out, along with various other parts, switches, harnesses, etc.... Yay!
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,902
Posted By MasterBlaster
Anything less than 10 years old is still...

Anything less than 10 years old is still considered "current". :-P

And just what might that question be?


https://i.postimg.cc/yYQD9VvY/allears.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By MasterBlaster
At the bottom of the FCP page: - SKU: ...

At the bottom of the FCP page:

- SKU: GAT-360660
The number Gates will print on the sticker attached to the part.

- OE Numbers 3530599
Volvo's original part number for reference,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By MasterBlaster
Not sure. Anywhere in this pic? ...

Not sure.
Anywhere in this pic?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By MasterBlaster
For a 1929 Hupmobile, or one of the cars in your...

For a 1929 Hupmobile, or one of the cars in your sig?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2022, 02:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,137
Posted By MasterBlaster
Probably looked something like this (just yours...

Probably looked something like this (just yours is torn in two)?
https://www.ebay.ca/itm/125165413980?hash=item1d2470a65c:g:CloAAOSwbFRiFo5S

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By MasterBlaster
Next up would be seeing if the hatch is "flush"...

Next up would be seeing if the hatch is "flush" with the rest of the body when pushed gently closed, or is it being held away by a misplaced rubber weatherstrip, possibly so far that it can't reach...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By MasterBlaster
Does the latch "latch" if you fake-latch it using...

Does the latch "latch" if you fake-latch it using a screwdriver instead of closing the hatch?
Does it then "unlatch" if you use the key and/or handle?

We've had customers complain that a door...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By MasterBlaster
This kind? ...

This kind?
https://www.rockauto.com/info/424/210-0153_TOP__ra_p.jpg

The "zerk" fitting is already installed on that one.
There's a tiny spring-loaded one-way check valve built into it.

Just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By MasterBlaster
Missed that actual angle (20°) , if you want to...

Missed that actual angle (20°) , if you want to "wing it" without the tool.

Basically, the "open" part of the piston is at the leading edge (bottom) of the pad, greeting the rotor as it rises up...
Forum: showroom 02-24-2022, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By MasterBlaster
And how the heck is that supposed to help? I...

And how the heck is that supposed to help?

I have a dull Burgundy ("Wine red") sedan, and he has a bright red wagon!
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I suppose you'll want me to steal a pic off Bring A Trailer,...
Forum: showroom 02-23-2022, 03:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By MasterBlaster
Swiped and scaled from : ...

Swiped and scaled from :

https://images.matthewsvolvosite.com/wheels/Volvo-Wheel-Brochure.pdf (1.3 Mb)

The 18" Atlantis has slightly "bowlegged" spokes at the rim end, while the 16" Xenia...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2022, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,478
Posted By MasterBlaster
And, if you like pictures ("Regina Book" version...

And, if you like pictures ("Regina Book" version shown, LH should be the same)...

https://i.postimg.cc/3xp8RV58/TPS-adjusting.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2022, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,288
Posted By MasterBlaster
I get the feeling I'll be the "lucky" SOB that...

I get the feeling I'll be the "lucky" SOB that gets to do a timing chain on the 2000 9-3 waiting outside.
I assume it's the "SAAB Cam Timing Kit" box a couple of rows to the right.
:run:
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,288
Posted By MasterBlaster
I guess working on other people's cars in a shop,...

I guess working on other people's cars in a shop, we try not to just "wing it" and hope for the best. If there's a procedure called out, we follow it.

So, if our ALLDATA says:

Remove the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,288
Posted By MasterBlaster
Not sure why not... it's right there in the kit...

Not sure why not... it's right there in the kit on the top shelf, right between the "clamp the head down straight and level" tools.

https://i.postimg.cc/1t22kJTn/VVT1.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2022, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By MasterBlaster
Oy, with a capital O. ...

Oy, with a capital O.

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1992,740,2.3l+l4,1288470,heat+&+air+conditioning,blower+motor+control+module+/+resistor,6557
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-21-2022, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,523
Posted By MasterBlaster
https://www.myvolvolibrary.info/Tech_files2_fichei...

https://www.myvolvolibrary.info/Tech_files2_ficheiros/700_900_DataPocket.pdf

Page 18
Weight, without turbocharger (TC)........ kg - 140-150 (B230)
150 kg = 330 lbs
That would be a complete...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2022, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By MasterBlaster
Is it too late to say "Make sure the converter...

Is it too late to say "Make sure the converter isn't stuck to the flex plate and trying to stay behind"? Don't want the trans to dangle off the converter snout, mangling it and breaking the front oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 03:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,121
Posted By MasterBlaster
. ...

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https://steamuserimages-a.akamaihd.net/ugc/964230428548007370/287B90B50E0567280F16F0045F9D6651181F6C57/?imw=5000&imh=5000&ima=fit&impolicy=Letterbox&imcolor=%23000000&letterbox=false
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 03:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,288
Posted By MasterBlaster
First, install Volvo special tool 9995451 through...

First, install Volvo special tool 9995451 through the proper hole in the block to lock the crankshaft in position.

Then install Volvo special tool 9995452 onto the non-sprocket ends of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 87,295
Posted By MasterBlaster
Just a guess, but.... ...

Just a guess, but....

https://i.postimg.cc/DyCdDLzC/pipeage.gif
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