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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2022, 12:11 PM
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Posted By 1968 volvo
How about the valve cover? I think its just...

How about the valve cover? I think its just pretty looking.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By 1968 volvo
Interesting. I had no idea. Great article. So the...

Interesting. I had no idea. Great article. So the hose off the lower pcv is routed into a t joint with the brake booster. Is this acceptable?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2022, 01:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By 1968 volvo
So the vacuum hose isn't needed?:)

So the vacuum hose isn't needed?:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By 1968 volvo
I would guess simplicity and less risk of vacuum...

I would guess simplicity and less risk of vacuum leaks... I guess its not to important either way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By 1968 volvo
You don't need one on the pcv?

You don't need one on the pcv?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By 1968 volvo
What in crazy auto zone upgrades is this?

https://imgur.com/a/neAdyeq

Looking at Volvo engines today and I saw this engine. the main question I have is why is there just a filter over the pcv? Do you not need a vacuum line? Also is there...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2022, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By 1968 volvo
https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1968,142...

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1968,142,1.8l+l4,1286670,transmission-manual,clutch+kit,1993
This is the kit I bought from rock auto on a recommendation. (the 161$ one) The kit said not to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By 1968 volvo
Any advice for those with squeaky throw out...

Any advice for those with squeaky throw out bearings?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2022, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By 1968 volvo
two wire connectors were touching because they...

two wire connectors were touching because they had wiggled loose enough to make contact.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By 1968 volvo
Gonna change the subject of the tread because...

Gonna change the subject of the tread because this is still on the first page. As and update, the blinkers are now working as they should. Thanks for the suggestions.

Now I have a new problem......
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2022, 02:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By 1968 volvo
M40 problems

I am having an issue with my blinkers. they all go on at the same time regardless of which direction I input. someone said that most likely my blinkers weren't grounding properly. I tested this by...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-10-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,072
Posted By 1968 volvo
no replacement for displacement.

no replacement for displacement.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2022, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By 1968 volvo
Is the crack going to get worse if you leave it?...

Is the crack going to get worse if you leave it? Maybe like some high heat jb weld gobbed on. https://www.jbweld.com/product/j-b-extremeheat
Not had any experience with this it just seems like a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By 1968 volvo
Sounds like both are shot... but it may be worth...

Sounds like both are shot... but it may be worth just replacing the MC first and see if it does anything before moving on to the more expensive/harder to replace brake booster.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2022, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,122
Posted By 1968 volvo
Of course all that stuff before the tongue. :shh:

Of course all that stuff before the tongue. :shh:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2022, 02:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,952
Posted By 1968 volvo
Are the pistons in the calipers pitted?

Are the pistons in the calipers pitted?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2022, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,122
Posted By 1968 volvo
:nono: Simply ground out your body and than stick...

:nono: Simply ground out your body and than stick your tongue into the boot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 02:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By 1968 volvo
Interesting

Interesting
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 02:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By 1968 volvo
No the auto shop I went to didn't seem very...

No the auto shop I went to didn't seem very competent. I would have chosen somewhere else but I couldn't think of any and all the other places I had gone to earlier didn't even try to test it. I will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By 1968 volvo
Thanks guys. I may try to see if there is a gm...

Thanks guys. I may try to see if there is a gm single wire conversion that I can put into the alternator housing. Same footprint, but more amps options and just one wire going to the positive of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By 1968 volvo
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By 1968 volvo
stator volts and other electrical maddness

Got my alternator tested today and it passed on everything accept for stator volts. Is that a thing or am I just confused. will the alternator work like that? Also I got a new voltage regulator to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,197
Posted By 1968 volvo
Good luck. Make sure to bench bleed it well...

Good luck. Make sure to bench bleed it well before installation.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,197
Posted By 1968 volvo
is the master new?

is the master new?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 03:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,197
Posted By 1968 volvo
Didn't know if it was a possibility. It would be...

Didn't know if it was a possibility. It would be frustrating if it was just incompatible parts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,197
Posted By 1968 volvo
Do you have a manual for your book? My book had a...

Do you have a manual for your book? My book had a diagram telling me what valves to bleed in what order. Also is the master cylinder, brake booster rod the right length? I didn't have this problem...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,455
Posted By 1968 volvo
ok

ok
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2021, 06:49 PM
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Views: 2,455
Posted By 1968 volvo
Yes the fuel gauge needle is missing. The temp...

Yes the fuel gauge needle is missing. The temp gauge is one of the first things I tried to fix before giving up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,455
Posted By 1968 volvo
no needle for the tank indicator. the temp stays...

no needle for the tank indicator. the temp stays at the left.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2021, 01:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
not yet

not yet
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,455
Posted By 1968 volvo
temp doesn't move from cold tank has no visible...

temp doesn't move from cold tank has no visible needle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,455
Posted By 1968 volvo
Thing is that I don't know if its the gauges or...

Thing is that I don't know if its the gauges or something else entirely. I'm all for keeping it original but at they end of the day any working gauges will be a luxury.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
Ok makes sense. The blower hasn't worked since i...

Ok makes sense. The blower hasn't worked since i got the car. It worked for about a week and than broke. I haven't fixed that yet. That's for a different tread and a future me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
Ive got a belt driven fan.

Ive got a belt driven fan.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
I found a problem. The positive terminal wasn't...

I found a problem. The positive terminal wasn't really that tight. I though I had tightened it down enough and it wasn't tight at all. The cable doesn't get tight enough. I took it apart and also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,455
Posted By 1968 volvo
the picture helps me see how the speedometer...

the picture helps me see how the speedometer actually works. i guess it doesnt make sense that it could fall off just a guess.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,455
Posted By 1968 volvo
Ill try and hook up the speedo cable. speedo is...

Ill try and hook up the speedo cable. speedo is all I really need to get working. the other gauges can be replaced by aftermarket things later if I really want. it would be nice to get it working...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
Ok my harbor freight voltmeter isn't cutting it...

Ok my harbor freight voltmeter isn't cutting it than. the battery doesn't die when its running and yet it reads around 12.3 volts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,455
Posted By 1968 volvo
I almost guarantee that the cable wasn't the...

I almost guarantee that the cable wasn't the issue as it was broken before i disconnected it. ill connect and try but my hopes aren't high. How do you get the cluster out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,289
Posted By 1968 volvo
Sorry dude. That was me flipping on and off the...

Sorry dude. That was me flipping on and off the random seemingly useless light switch in my house. I guess its somehow wired into yer oil sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,455
Posted By 1968 volvo
Speedometer and other gagues.

Ok, here's the scenario. I just changed the transmission on my car from an automatic to a m40. I disconnected the speedometer cable cause I wasn't sure if it was the same. I'm pretty sure it is. What...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
where do I stick the sharp prong things?

where do I stick the sharp prong things?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
I could have tried to guess. But why guess when I...

I could have tried to guess. But why guess when I can have someone tell me whats right. I'm going to get a better volt meter as well so I can see a more accurate reading. I didn't test how much...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
what is discharging the battery?

what is discharging the battery?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
An update. I reconnected the wires and the...

An update. I reconnected the wires and the battery seems to hold at about 12.26 volts when idling for 10 min. I don't know if this is weak or not but it stayed there after dropping from 12.38v on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
I thought it wouldn't actually happen either. I'm...

I thought it wouldn't actually happen either. I'm 15 now though. Its kinda done. I still need backup lights and there's a hole in the floorboards where I need to put a shifter boot thingy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
Aside from breaking down in the middle of the...

Aside from breaking down in the middle of the road, the car drove excellently.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
I did that. Went for a drive today. During the...

I did that. Went for a drive today. During the drive my dad stalled the car. We need some practice with the freedom box. Went to start the car and it refused to start. Battery was too dead to start....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
thanks dude. Ill double check the book. I look...

thanks dude. Ill double check the book. I look for a half second and than say frick this Im going to tb where i get all my bad ideas from.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 02:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1968 volvo
Question Torque spects for everything

I have a 1968 Volvo 142s with a B20 Engine that I'm swapping a m40 into yada yada yada.
I looked in both the Green book and the Haynes manual and I only found the torque spec for the flywheel being...
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