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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By MasterBlaster
The very first picture I get with a Google Image...

The very first picture I get with a Google Image search.......


https://www.carpimoto.com/Images/Products/Detail/NGK_BPR7ES_Candela_Spark_Plug.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By MasterBlaster
So the passenger caliper shot out fluid like it...

So the passenger caliper shot out fluid like it should when on the driver's side, and the driver's caliper dribbled when on the passenger side? Not the calipers, then.

Besides the other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By MasterBlaster
Different circuits. Wiring diagrams here...

Different circuits.

Wiring diagrams here show connector #233 with 3 wires
1 - 233/1 - blue to the sensor
2 - 233/2 - black to the sensor
3 - 233/3 - red/black to the ignition switch
Plus...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By MasterBlaster
44ft/lbs + 60 degrees That's one more flat.

44ft/lbs + 60 degrees
That's one more flat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By MasterBlaster
Um... 11/16? 5/8? That seems awfully huge for a...

Um... 11/16? 5/8? That seems awfully huge for a bleeder.
You sure you're trying to unscrew the right part?

Here's a Rockauto Cardone Reman RF caliper for a 1979 245 with vented rotors.

The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2021, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By MasterBlaster
And here I thought the energized solenoid allowed...

And here I thought the energized solenoid allowed fluid to pass, enabling overdrive. :-P

And, y'know... the OD solenoid bypass plates for those "always-on" types.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By MasterBlaster
The default position for the relay is "send power...

The default position for the relay is "send power to the solenoid". Solenoid opens, fluid flow is enabled, OD should work. This assumes the solenoid works, nothing else is blocking the fluid flow,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 943
Posted By MasterBlaster
First, I'd get that brown staining off the cam...

First, I'd get that brown staining off the cam snout. Looks like surface rust, or maybe just old dried oil, but it's not as smooth as it could be. Generic pot scrubbing pad, or 1000-2000 sandpaper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,285
Posted By MasterBlaster
Pretty much what actually happened to mine. ...

Pretty much what actually happened to mine.

I was threatening to post a bunch of pics as I took mine apart to investigate (In August). Never got around to it, but here's one (two?) of the pics,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By MasterBlaster
PN - 946474 You mean this thing? ...

PN - 946474

You mean this thing?
https://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/accessories/din-assembly-parts/fasteners/screw-bolt-axle-carrier-body/1054730/
https://media.skandix.de/pimg/1054730.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,122
Posted By MasterBlaster
Yes. Pawl/actuator function starts at 2:16 ...

Yes.
Pawl/actuator function starts at 2:16
How it locks starts at 3:46

<iframe width="1012" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/tTGZOJQQBeE" title="YouTube video player"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,929
Posted By MasterBlaster
Another thread here back in 2019 with similar...

Another thread here back in 2019 with similar symptoms suggested a bad diode in the alternator.
Credit: cleanflametrap - Reply #7 (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351634)

With...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By MasterBlaster
Here's 4 of the "good" pics from 10 years ago. ...

Here's 4 of the "good" pics from 10 years ago.
Core to valve to head in green, core to pipe in red.

Yours seems to be in the right place, just some fiddling required.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2021, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By MasterBlaster
From Rockauto for my 740: "Cylinder Head to...

From Rockauto for my 740:

"Cylinder Head to Heater, Inlet; This hose will have to be cut in two in order to install the heater valve; Use old hose to measure approximate distance and cut hose...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2021, 02:31 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 366,138
Posted By MasterBlaster
Care to try again? Vintage website logo -vs-...

Care to try again?

Vintage website logo -vs- Vantage logo from Nordicar.

https://i.postimg.cc/hv5SNKm4/A-is-not-I.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,021
Posted By MasterBlaster
No. That usually only happens on an ancient...

No. That usually only happens on an ancient single-piston master, usually from the rubber seals deteriorating and allowing fluid to go around the seal backwards, instead of being pushed through the...
Forum: showroom 09-30-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,495
Posted By MasterBlaster
All fixed, you naughty people! ...

All fixed, you naughty people!


https://i.postimg.cc/Xq1dF3kN/tb2.jpg
Forum: showroom 09-30-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,495
Posted By MasterBlaster
Google says Marbled Orb Weaver ...

Google says Marbled Orb Weaver

https://infinitespider.com/big-orange-spider/
https://infinitespider.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/781px-Araneus_marmoreus-wiki-300x230.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,126
Posted By MasterBlaster
Giggle Transylvation: "... I left out 90% of...

Giggle Transylvation:

"... I left out 90% of my troubleshooting information, and it took 14 posts of questions/suggestions/answers to *finally* explain that my no-start fix took more than a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By MasterBlaster
https://volvo.custhelp.com/app/manuals/OwnersManua...

https://volvo.custhelp.com/app/manuals/OwnersManual/om_id/1207

Volvo 1992 Version Identification Number (VIN) Decoding

https://i.postimg.cc/XJsB7Cfr/240-1992-VIN.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2021, 02:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,126
Posted By MasterBlaster
My pump worked just fine. Buzzed when priming,...

My pump worked just fine.
Buzzed when priming, buzzed when jumpered to run continuously.

The stupid plastic tooth on the pump housing let go, the bracket slid up, the line slid out of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2021, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,826
Posted By MasterBlaster
Now anyone can just walk up to your car and steal...

Now anyone can just walk up to your car and steal the steering column!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2021, 01:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,106
Posted By MasterBlaster
Lots to do with compression ratio. More power,...

Lots to do with compression ratio.
More power, more efficient, less emissions, useless crap like that. :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2021, 02:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,106
Posted By MasterBlaster
I think it has those silly oil-powered...

I think it has those silly oil-powered variable-timing cam gears.

They spin freely on the shafts, and only get tightened down once the belt is on and tensioned, using special tools to precisely...
Forum: showroom 09-06-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,277
Posted By MasterBlaster
I'm getting a vague inkling of a feeling that you...

I'm getting a vague inkling of a feeling that you guys aren't huuuuge fans of Rigels?
I'm probably completely wrong, of course. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By MasterBlaster
No idea... ...

No idea...


https://i.postimg.cc/bvTJvQ1n/Gassy.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,415
Posted By MasterBlaster
Okay, the S/V/C prefix points at your 2014 V70 SE...

Okay, the S/V/C prefix points at your 2014 V70 SE (UK specs?).
What's the "D4" part?
Maybe it uses the same bolt as your (I assume presumed by others) 240, maybe not.
The specs could be wildly...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2021, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By MasterBlaster
Don't just squash the trigger and watch it spin....

Don't just squash the trigger and watch it spin. Use quick little blips that will knock the nut forward a bit before the shaft even has a chance to start spinning. Inertia is your friend.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,560
Posted By MasterBlaster
Also, also. too..... ...

Also, also. too.....

https://volvo.custhelp.com/app/manuals/OwnersManual/om_id/756

8* ECC, courtesy lights, ignition lock, Siren, Combined instrument panel 10
9* Central locking, alarm 20
10*...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,918
Posted By MasterBlaster
They were clickable a second ago, but they seem...

They were clickable a second ago, but they seem to have vanished. :-(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,172
Posted By MasterBlaster
Comes on even without the headlights themselves...

Comes on even without the headlights themselves being on?
That rules out the headlights as being the *only* culprit.
I would carefully check the condition and contact surfaces of ALL the other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,918
Posted By MasterBlaster
For the crank gear, how about: ...

For the crank gear, how about:

http://www.threefattigers.com/Protocore/Volvo/TimingMarks.htm


B21/B23 pic shown. B230 pic at the above link.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,141
Posted By MasterBlaster
The valve is normally wide open. The valve...

The valve is normally wide open.
The valve closes under vacuum, usually only when the system is set to "maximum cooling".

This simply blocks coolant flow through the heater core, and (some say)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2021, 02:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,285
Posted By MasterBlaster
That's all I did with a customer's 1989 740...

That's all I did with a customer's 1989 740 Turbo. He said I could "take anything I wanted" before he took it to the scrapper, so I snagged the whole cluster. I didn't want it dying on the way, so I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,080
Posted By MasterBlaster
Hey, look! It's snowing inside the car!!! ...

Hey, look! It's snowing inside the car!!!
AAAAAUGHHH!! Now it's raining tar on my face!!!!


(Gravity is an inconsiderate b!tch!)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,056
Posted By MasterBlaster
Who's in the what where now?? In case he...

Who's in the what where now??

In case he hasn't checked, the sender lives just in front of the oil filter, and behind the alternator (on 240s).

There may be extra fittings rather than just the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2021, 02:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,285
Posted By MasterBlaster
http://cleanflametrap.com/ReginaFuelPump/ (Should...

http://cleanflametrap.com/ReginaFuelPump/ (Should be similar in your Turbo).

In the trunk, under the liner.
Unscrew the access cover, and there it is.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,610
Posted By MasterBlaster
I suppose you could try taking out the fan...

I suppose you could try taking out the fan (bottom right behind the glove box), going up through the hole and turning left to where the core is (big rectangular box in the middle). Not sure how wide...
Forum: showroom 07-11-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,085
Views: 1,739,237
Posted By MasterBlaster
https://www.volvovancouverparts.ca/p/Volvo_1978_24...

https://www.volvovancouverparts.ca/p/Volvo_1978_240/Brake-pad-kit/42853903/31261184.html

Unless they're lying, and they actually don't have any.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,907
Posted By MasterBlaster
The TC's shell is bolted to the flex plate. The...

The TC's shell is bolted to the flex plate.
The TC's snout turns the transmission's oil pump.
If the pump is seized/damaged, it can stop the TC (and the engine) from turning.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2021, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,650
Posted By MasterBlaster
Diagram from 85-87 parts book any help? ...

Diagram from 85-87 parts book any help?

https://i.postimg.cc/s25SPZY3/85-87-cruise.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,234
Posted By MasterBlaster
Okay. Okay again. Uh, no. That result...

Okay.

Okay again.

Uh, no.
That result is 100% normal, and expected.

The pump *can* put out probably 90 psi, if it needs to. The regulator bleeds off all that pressure to the level the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,866
Posted By MasterBlaster
Looks like some of that urethane stick-on...

Looks like some of that urethane stick-on anti-rock stuff.


https://i.postimg.cc/jjbfGCdM/peeling.jpg


https://www.3benefitsof.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Headlight-Covers.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,223
Posted By MasterBlaster
I guess it all depends on your particular version...

I guess it all depends on your particular version of "tight". :)




https://i.postimg.cc/Mp62tGVz/tight-tight-tight.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,405
Posted By MasterBlaster
. ...

.
https://i.postimg.cc/g2T4QMv9/91-740-pipeage.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,632
Posted By MasterBlaster
As Dr. Who said... "That's bad. That's extremely...

As Dr. Who said... "That's bad. That's extremely very not good."

https://i.postimg.cc/gksdcDnt/ripped.jpg

My first thought was to "fix" it enough that it wouldn't immediately fall off by using...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,574
Posted By MasterBlaster
Look reeeeeeally close. The parking lamp just...

Look reeeeeeally close.
The parking lamp just barely flickers, at about double/triple speed.



Power flows in mysterious ways. :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2021, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,717
Posted By MasterBlaster
Cuts in and out, or "cycles" like a compressor...

Cuts in and out, or "cycles" like a compressor should do? (They are not meant to run continuously like a fridge)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2021, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,872
Posted By MasterBlaster
While cruising along Route 66, you spring a new...

While cruising along Route 66, you spring a new small, unnoticed oil leak.
You decide to race that old VW bus to the top of the mountain.
You're concentrating on the road, whooping and hollering at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,638
Posted By MasterBlaster
I wonder if a whole batch of clutches had the oil...

I wonder if a whole batch of clutches had the oil under filled, or maybe the thermo spring misadjusted, or some other internal error that the only assembler (living in a grass hut in the middle of...
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