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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Good idea. Those straight-pull extension springs...

Good idea. Those straight-pull extension springs are what wears out the bushings, in my opinion.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By Harry Tuttle
If you are thinking of moving the seat rails back...

If you are thinking of moving the seat rails back on a 240, Wagonmeister makes a nice kit (https://www.wagonmeister.com/seat-rail-extension-kit-for-240).

I don't think this is what the OP is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By Harry Tuttle
I'll start by addressing the obvious. You have, I...

I'll start by addressing the obvious. You have, I ASSume, adjusted the seat to the lowest of the available positions?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,257
Posted By Harry Tuttle
What a painful story. Your persistence is...

What a painful story. Your persistence is outstanding. It looks great.



Does this mean you are declaring it ready to run? What next for it?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,705
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Is this or any of the aftermarket balancers NOT...

Is this or any of the aftermarket balancers NOT underdrive?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,609
Posted By Harry Tuttle
I was aggravated to find this too. Who wants to...

I was aggravated to find this too. Who wants to carry a deflated spare? Currently working on modifying the cover. The tight area is only 2"X4".

The joke is that I was previously using a pretty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,822
Posted By Harry Tuttle
If the wiper motor ground tab is broken or loose,...

If the wiper motor ground tab is broken or loose, the motor may well operate intermittantly. The ground from the firewall to the valve cover has nothing to do with it.

See photo below, courtesy...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,822
Posted By Harry Tuttle
^^ Good questions. Here are mine: 6) During...

^^ Good questions. Here are mine:
6) During the years that you have had the car, have you ever done any work of any kind on the brakes?
7) You say the fluid reservoir is full. What color is the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 109,213
Posted By Harry Tuttle
No armrests/grab handles, eh? The stark simple...

No armrests/grab handles, eh? The stark simple look, well done. How are they fastened to the doors?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,666
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Nice adventure. I think this period of...

Nice adventure. I think this period of exploration may be the best part of acquiring an old car.




Could be worse, I guess. The come-along could be holding the shock mount in place...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Your 140 cable is threaded with two nuts, right?...

Your 140 cable is threaded with two nuts, right? Have you looked at the delrin bushing...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,357
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Did that work well? Seems like a fellow could get...

Did that work well? Seems like a fellow could get some of those STS plugs linked above, and drill them. Or maybe STS would supply them with the proper I.D. shape. :oogle:



If that was a problem...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-16-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 32,997
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Great post^^^ I, too, had some adjusting to...

Great post^^^

I, too, had some adjusting to do when moving from a 140 to a 240, and that extra-long hood had a lot to do with it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,743
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Sorry, that is incorrect. As far as why the...

Sorry, that is incorrect.

As far as why the sender would start leaking after that work: it is an old car. Things will fail at any time.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,288
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Same thing from tuff240: ...

Same thing from tuff240:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=330429&page=3

http://i1357.photobucket.com/albums/q760/Tuff240/Badger/newmotor018_zpsiyrierxj.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 70,039
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Thanks. But why? Is that stuff easier to...

Thanks.

But why? Is that stuff easier to find than Volvo K-jet B20 parts? They have nice-looking braided injector lines, right? :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 70,039
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Never heard of this. What's it all about???

Never heard of this. What's it all about???
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 32,997
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Day-um, that's nizzze

Day-um, that's nizzze
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,418
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Sorry, I have no comment about an upgrade. Since...

Sorry, I have no comment about an upgrade. Since that trans mount is a single point of contact, it would take a lot to make it resist side-to-side rocking forces. If you have all new mounts, it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,186
Posted By Harry Tuttle
That hose is 12mm, right between 7/16 and 1/2....

That hose is 12mm, right between 7/16 and 1/2. I'm sure that both of those have been used with some success. If your LAPS does not have metric sized hose, you can get it from Bel-Metric.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,597
Posted By Harry Tuttle
In my opinion you are partially correct here....

In my opinion you are partially correct here. Yes, that single strut with double strength puts a lot of stress on the ball stud at all times. But, no, that locking strut does not hold any weight...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By Harry Tuttle
And another question: the site says 4 clamps are...

And another question: the site says 4 clamps are furnished. What are those clamps made of?



I am an advocate of over-axle exhaust, but man, when it is time to take it off, under-axle is...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Volvo part no. for cat-back over-axle kit is...

Volvo part no. for cat-back over-axle kit is 31372147...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,575
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Though I have never looked into the specific...

Though I have never looked into the specific function of the breakerless system used on B20 and B21F engines '75 - '80, and on all B21FT (AFAIK), I suspect it meets the description you have given. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,575
Posted By Harry Tuttle
That is an intriguing little teaser. What would...

That is an intriguing little teaser. What would this adapter be? What if you were running, say, Volvo breakerless ign? (actually Bosch, no?)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,564
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Total length= 83.2mm

Total length= 83.2mm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,560
Posted By Harry Tuttle
If both hosed go to the same place, and neither...

If both hosed go to the same place, and neither goes to the manifold, that isn't Positive Crankcase Ventilation.



Did he explain why he recommended that? If I understand right, your engine is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,564
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Yes, as a matter of fact, I have those things...

Yes, as a matter of fact, I have those things sitting around. Both notches are the same depth.

It is my understanding that those star wheel adjusters were never supplied as OE on 240's. I think I...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,828
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Is there enough free play in the master pushrod...

Is there enough free play in the master pushrod to allow it to return fully to the rest position? I believe that if not, pressure could build up in the system
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By Harry Tuttle
:nod:

:nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,352
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Now I have some numbers to look at... ...

Now I have some numbers to look at...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=16809&stc=1&d=1562856634
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,352
Posted By Harry Tuttle
I figured that when you showed up something would...

I figured that when you showed up something would happen
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,352
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Now I am curious: How does that all fit in there....

Now I am curious: How does that all fit in there. Is the ring gear larger in diameter? It fits in the same size case, right? How about the planet gears. Same size, same number of teeth?


:whip:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,352
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Amen.:urgod: Thanks for doing that.

Amen.:urgod:

Thanks for doing that.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,887
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Would love to see photos of this vehicle. You...

Would love to see photos of this vehicle. You could add attachments to your post, but only if you are a contributor to the site.

The other way is to upload the photos to a hosting site like Imgur,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,352
Posted By Harry Tuttle
That is good info. In accordance with those...

That is good info.

In accordance with those numbers, with your newer O/D, by my calculation, the rpm reduction when you engage it is exactly 20%. Just what I would expect.:e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,352
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Sounds like your old one was pretty shot. Do you...

Sounds like your old one was pretty shot. Do you think it may have been slipping?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,352
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Thanks for the reply. I can easily buy that...

Thanks for the reply. I can easily buy that British cars may have had different ratios from what Volvos had. I am not seeing the evidence that J-types in Volvos had any ratio other than 0.8(.797):1....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,835
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Whether or not I ever need this sort of info, I...

Whether or not I ever need this sort of info, I sure appreciate you doing things like this, Dave.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,352
Posted By Harry Tuttle
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,352
Posted By Harry Tuttle
The green book I looked at said that all J-types...

The green book I looked at said that all J-types in Volvos have a ratio of 0.8:1. What is your source and could you elaborate on what it said about ratios.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,352
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Always nice to put in a part that works....

Always nice to put in a part that works. Congrats.

Are you trying to tell us that there are three different ratios in J-type O/D's, none of which are 0.8:1? Citation is needed on that.
Forum: showroom 04-16-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2,666
Views: 1,142,437
Posted By Harry Tuttle
If you have an armrest that flips up, that is...

If you have an armrest that flips up, that is likely enough to stop a dog...
Forum: showroom 04-16-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,666
Views: 1,142,437
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Prevents your dog from stepping between the seats...

Prevents your dog from stepping between the seats and breaking the flimsy handbrake cover.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,671
Posted By Harry Tuttle
^^ That's good info. Nice of your mom to be the...

^^ That's good info. Nice of your mom to be the guinea pig :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 90,504
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Looks good. No fugly air filter obscuring the...

Looks good. No fugly air filter obscuring the bad-ass carbs. :-P

Is Cometic the only source of big-bore B20 gaskets, or does somebody still make and sell squishy ones?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,350
Posted By Harry Tuttle
I missed this the first time around. Here is my...

I missed this the first time around. Here is my contribution:

Hella SPDT relay with adjustable delay 0-900 seconds (https://www.amazon.com/HELLA-996152151-0-900s-Delay-Control/dp/B003C508Y8)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,103
Posted By Harry Tuttle
Real clean looking car. And swap. And interior. ...

Real clean looking car. And swap. And interior.

Nice looking shelf you've got there. Are those all new parts? Where can get?

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49733491786_64dd452c15_b.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,158
Posted By Harry Tuttle
This is near to what I read: that the "S" pipe...

This is near to what I read: that the "S" pipe was to move the outlet off to the side of the wagon hatch to reduce the chance that exhaust gets sucked in, and the "L" pipe was for sedans.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,282
Posted By Harry Tuttle
If you think that car is sharp, spend a couple...

If you think that car is sharp, spend a couple hours burrowing into his websites and get your mind blown.
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