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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By srs4164
OK, I'm really curious as to how you were able to...

OK, I'm really curious as to how you were able to figure out that this is the glue Volvo used. I don't doubt that it is, since somehow I got lucky and used this glue about 5 years ago to reattach the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,618
Posted By srs4164
I'm guessing you've mounted the stabilizer back...

I'm guessing you've mounted the stabilizer back onto the cluster and that's gotten things working again. As far as your fuel gauge being inaccurate, did the 6 gallons truly fill it so that it's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,618
Posted By srs4164
Disclaimer - I'm no electronics genius, so take...

Disclaimer - I'm no electronics genius, so take this advice however you'd like - when I had to deal with a possibly dead voltage stabilizer (not regulator!), I used a digital volt meter. It seemed to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By srs4164
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-240-242-244-140-160...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-240-242-244-140-160-Rear-Windshield-Dash-deck-used/123751485313?hash=item1cd029cf81:g:hcYAAOSwyH5bgx9~"[/

Hope this helps.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By srs4164
See the next post for a link to what I hope...

See the next post for a link to what I hope you're looking for.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,951
Posted By srs4164
This is something I posted in another thread...

This is something I posted in another thread recently -

"Have you checked to see whether or not your getting fuel to the rail? I believe the easiest way is by pulling the hose from the cold start...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,182
Posted By srs4164
Have you checked to see whether or not your...

Have you checked to see whether or not your getting fuel to the rail? I believe the easiest way is by pulling the hose from the cold start injector, placing it in something that can catch any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,037
Posted By srs4164
I try to buy everything I need from Eric @ Hi...

I try to buy everything I need from Eric @ Hi Performance Automotive Service (user name Planetman). These guys are such a great resource that I like to give them back as much support as I can,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,621
Posted By srs4164
Hi Performance Automotive Service in Torrance, CA...

Hi Performance Automotive Service in Torrance, CA is also a great resource for parts, both new and used. I believe they are a distributor for VP Auto, which will save you a ton of money by not having...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By srs4164
I remember once seeing a picture of a handle that...

I remember once seeing a picture of a handle that was available as an accessory for the 164 for the trunk. Not sure how it would look, but it sure would be helpful!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,487
Posted By srs4164
Thanks OP. Picked up 2 x 5 qters and 2 x 1 qters....

Thanks OP. Picked up 2 x 5 qters and 2 x 1 qters. The checkout person was shocked when they saw the price and muttered something about having to get some for themselves.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,948
Posted By srs4164
https://www.kaplhenke.com/collections/240/products...

https://www.kaplhenke.com/collections/240/products/240-racing-steering-wheel-adapter

Just happened to see this link in a for sale thread for a Volvo steering wheel today. Might be worth checking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,008
Posted By srs4164
If you want to keep replacing fuel pumps every...

If you want to keep replacing fuel pumps every couple of 1000 miles, keep looking for a non-Bosch one. They all suck, from everything I've read in people's posts on various forums, including this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,336
Posted By srs4164
Based on your extensive experience, do you know...

Based on your extensive experience, do you know if these insulating washers break down / fall apart? It's a part of the equation I wasn't aware of and am curious to know if I should try to check the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,336
Posted By srs4164
FI = Djet? If so, I think it's just something...

FI = Djet? If so, I think it's just something they're prone to. My '72 164E has exhibited the same problem occasionally, though not for several months (knock on wood). Seems to come and go. The one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,866
Posted By srs4164
Can you post this shop's contact info? I'm in the...

Can you post this shop's contact info? I'm in the bay area and would love to have this in case I ever need to get one of these done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,218
Posted By srs4164
Got the A/C in my '72 164E working last week for...

Got the A/C in my '72 164E working last week for the first time after having the car for about 4 years. Put in a new condenser, drier, some new hoses and a clutch coil. Converted to R134a. Using old...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,847
Posted By srs4164
As always, u da man RWC! I'm embarrassed to say I...

As always, u da man RWC! I'm embarrassed to say I hadn't actually thought of checking either of those places, though I'm a bit frightened to see what the cost will be! If I'm lucky, I'll be able to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,847
Posted By srs4164
Yeah, that's the problem. Its not going to be...

Yeah, that's the problem. Its not going to be easy finding a good quality windshield for a '72 164E, from what I've read on here. That and the fact that I should also fix the rust holes from those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,847
Posted By srs4164
windshield repair

Windshield got dinged with a rock the other day on the highway. Ended up with a quarter sized bulls-eye crack. Does anyone have experience with something like the rain-x windshield repair kit? Would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By srs4164
Even eternal happiness? Temporary happiness, sure...

Even eternal happiness? Temporary happiness, sure (as when you found these beauts!), but eternal? Maybe I should check with Jack?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By srs4164
https://www.cureuv.com/products/loctite-349-impruv...

https://www.cureuv.com/products/loctite-349-impruv-uv-light-cure-adhesive-50ml?variant=24008107783

OP, this link should show you a Loctite glue that's specifically for glass to metal applications....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,051
Posted By srs4164
OP, this sounds similar to a problem I had on my...

OP, this sounds similar to a problem I had on my '72 164E. It ended up being a failing check valve in the fuel pump. If all else fails, it might at least be worth checking, especially with all the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,544
Posted By srs4164
Dave, Congratulations on your acquisition of...

Dave,

Congratulations on your acquisition of such an absolutely beautiful 164. It's in incredible shape! Heck, even the latch for the vent window, at least on the passenger side from what I can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,166
Posted By srs4164
SlickNerd, This link will bring you to a...

SlickNerd,

This link will bring you to a D-Jet troubleshooting manual that I believe should be very helpful for you - http://www.240.se/litteratur/7777920_5.pdf.

And here's a link that'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
Posted By srs4164
164 harmonic balancer - ever seen one failed?

Curious to see if any of you TBers has ever seen a failed one of these (Volvo part # 430122) on a B30? Asking because I may have recently stumbled upon a NOS one, but am unsure whether or not it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,231
Posted By srs4164
itb-volvo, The part jfry is referring to is...

itb-volvo,

The part jfry is referring to is used to rebuild your old one. Supposedly doesn't even require any special tools beyond a vice and maybe a propane torch, though I've sent a PM to jfry...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,585
Posted By srs4164
Something not good going on where that 235...

Something not good going on where that 235 reading is. Could be blocked right around that cylinder. For the readings you took along the top of the head next to the valve cover, did you take any all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,585
Posted By srs4164
ssholland, Just stumbled on some pics in...

ssholland,

Just stumbled on some pics in this ebay ad that you may want to look at -...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,585
Posted By srs4164
ssholland, You MUST get an IR thermometer....

ssholland,

You MUST get an IR thermometer. Once you do that, you can confirm what I suspect. If you do this, you may avoid chasing every other possibility and spending extra time and $ in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By srs4164
Is your fuel pressure set to 28 psi as is shown...

Is your fuel pressure set to 28 psi as is shown in the tech manual on D-Jet 84B23F so kindly posted for you? If so, I think Volvo changed this to 30 psi. Hopefully, someone will correct me if I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,585
Posted By srs4164
Let me cut to the chase and ask why you were...

Let me cut to the chase and ask why you were looking at this flow? Is it because your car's running a bit hot, maybe even to the point of almost overheating until you turn on the heat sometimes, even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,231
Posted By srs4164
OP, thanks for posting this update, as I've been...

OP, thanks for posting this update, as I've been very curious about this item, since a known good AAV is one of the few items I haven't been able to come up with as part of my collection of spare...
Forum: events 06-23-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,255
Posted By srs4164
Gary Lodge, Is the SF Bay Area meet/get...

Gary Lodge,

Is the SF Bay Area meet/get together at Mckevitt Volvo June 25th starting at 10:30AM still on? I live right in San Leandro so I'd definitely want to stop by with my '72 164E, even if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,010
Posted By srs4164
Forgive me for jumping on your thread, but I'm...

Forgive me for jumping on your thread, but I'm curious to know what people are doing as far as condensers for these old 140/164 frigiking/York systems. I'm trying to get the A/C on my '72 164E up and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By srs4164
Just read thru all of your previous threads....

Just read thru all of your previous threads. Here's a reply I posted on one almost a year ago that still looks relevant -

"Couldn't this be an auxiliary air regulator problem?

Steve - have you...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,742
Posted By srs4164
Hey, looks like you 2 are mentioning Josh + Redge...

Hey, looks like you 2 are mentioning Josh + Redge Lambrecht of Volvos Resurrected in Long Prairie. The phone # I have for them is (320) 732-3460, but whenever I call it, no one EVER answers and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 803
Posted By srs4164
850 seats in a 164?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-seats-164-94-97-850-Front-and-Back-Complete-Charcoal-/231728983538?fits=Make%3AVolvo&hash=item35f41fadf2:g:PO0AAOSwgQ9Vz3KN

Just saw this listing. Looking at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,001
Posted By srs4164
In the engine picture, I'm seeing what looks like...

In the engine picture, I'm seeing what looks like an added pressure gauge on what appears to be a custom fuel rail, or am I just trippin'?
Forum: events 08-03-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,864
Posted By srs4164
If I have the head back by then for my '72 164E...

If I have the head back by then for my '72 164E and everything put back together, I'll probably be there!
Forum: performance & modifications 06-18-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,723
Posted By srs4164
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-142-144-145-1800e-18...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-142-144-145-1800e-1800s-full-gasket-set-nos-payen-over-40-pieces-/380465759672?hash=item589586c5b8

If you're going that route, it might be worth getting one of these...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,769
Posted By srs4164
Couldn't this be an auxiliary air regulator...

Couldn't this be an auxiliary air regulator problem?

Steve - have you checked this out? -...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,634
Posted By srs4164
Eric, Thank you for the info. You're an...

Eric,

Thank you for the info. You're an invaluable wealth of knowledge!

Stan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,634
Posted By srs4164
Hello Eric, Got one thermostat from you and...

Hello Eric,

Got one thermostat from you and the other from IPD, so they both had the jiggle valves. Talked to you on the phone a couple of weeks ago for your input which led me to confirming that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,634
Posted By srs4164
Radiator shop tested the rad and proclaimed it to...

Radiator shop tested the rad and proclaimed it to be "wide open". Was recored about 8000 miles ago and haven't ever detected any cool spots.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,634
Posted By srs4164
'72 164E time to pull the head?

Car has 57,000 miles on it. Been chasing a running too hot issue for several months now, which is getting more imperative with hotter weather coming. I've read about the tendency of these blocks to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,897
Posted By srs4164
Many Thanks!

I feel compelled to thank all of you who contribute to this site. This past weekend, I installed an electronic ignition into my '72 164E using a '75 dizzy with the rest (ignition module, ballast...
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