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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By c1800
No idea what you’re driving, but in a lot of...

No idea what you’re driving, but in a lot of cases only the driver side fog lamp is energized so as not to be confused with the brake lights when driving in the fog.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By c1800
Short of welding, fibreglass with an Epoxy resin...

Short of welding, fibreglass with an Epoxy resin will provide a good repair. The typical polyester resin sold in the auto store won’t stand up.

Epoxy resin is high in moisture resistance and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,706
Posted By c1800
https://leatherique-restoration-products.myshopify...

https://leatherique-restoration-products.myshopify.com/


FTW.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By c1800
Whoops! Thought you were referring to...

Whoops! Thought you were referring to Frankincense, given the date.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,343
Posted By c1800
That’d be KWIK DRAW, McGraw .....

That’d be KWIK DRAW, McGraw .....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By c1800
^^^

^^^
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By c1800
The oil pressure spec for a B18 is 50-85 psi...

The oil pressure spec for a B18 is 50-85 psi warmed up at 2000 rpm, with a new oil filter.

From the green book.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By c1800
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automotive_lightin...

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automotive_lighting
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By c1800
Here’s another guide... ...

Here’s another guide...

http://volvo1800pictures.com/document/fuel_injection_fault_tracer/fuel_injection_fault_tracing.pdf

Don’t give up, never give in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By c1800
Use what you have, but I’d use deoxit cleaner and...

Use what you have, but I’d use deoxit cleaner and ox-gard.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,245
Posted By c1800
I’ve seen a few references to increased flow as...

I’ve seen a few references to increased flow as in this link.

Carb CFM Flow Rate

HS6 210
HIF6 240

http://www.mgbmga.com/tech/mgb19.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By c1800
Pretty sure a regulator for a generator is...

Pretty sure a regulator for a generator is useless with an alternator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By c1800
http://sw-em.com/altkit.htm

http://sw-em.com/altkit.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By c1800
Try soaking the distributor bottom end in a 50-50...

Try soaking the distributor bottom end in a 50-50 mix of ATF and acetone for a day or 2. That’s a good penetrant solution that can work where others have failed.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,245
Posted By c1800
You are correct. My error. From this...

You are correct. My error.

From this website for 1967, “ Engine improvements through new carburetors, new airfilter, manifold (with twin outlets) and front part of exhaust pipe”.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-26-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,245
Posted By c1800
I think it’s a cam change. AFAIK, the dual...

I think it’s a cam change.

AFAIK, the dual port exhaust manifold on B18’s only came on the B18B, for the 1800 series, and the 123GT.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By c1800
There’s a little image of speaker with an x in...

There’s a little image of speaker with an x in the top right hand corner. I had to repeatedly tap it for the sound to come on.

A stethoscope FTW.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,535
Posted By c1800
Yes, you might get a “good” used one, but it’s...

Yes, you might get a “good” used one, but it’s probably as good as yours...

I’d suggest a rebuild by a reputable rebuilder, or a nice Garmin on the windshield. That’s what I have.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,535
Posted By c1800
Even with the correct speedo gear the Speedo head...

Even with the correct speedo gear the Speedo head could have “worn out” internals. Google for that. An expert rebuild of the Speedo could be in order...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Vintage: 140 battery
Views: 1,674
Posted By c1800
Not sure you need a skid pan over the battery. :)...

Not sure you need a skid pan over the battery. :)

Maybe something like this can be adapted? You’ll have to check, but have a look at the very popular group 24 battery, seems to be the right size....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,997
Posted By c1800
^^^ What he said.

^^^ What he said.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,327
Posted By c1800
Life's too short to worry about such things.

Life's too short to worry about such things.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,191
Posted By c1800
Great progress!

Great progress!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 59,559
Posted By c1800
Do you have a timing light? Check the timing is...

Do you have a timing light? Check the timing is set to 17-19 deg @1500 rpm?
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,952
Posted By c1800
Yup, 192 lb/ft. torque.

Yup, 192 lb/ft. torque.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,952
Posted By c1800
B36 = 120hp.

B36 = 120hp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,046
Posted By c1800
Had the same problem, jacked up the rear and...

Had the same problem, jacked up the rear and manipulated the hoses to the rear callipers up and down, bubbles can get trapped in the high point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By c1800
haha, did similar things myself many times, enjoy...

haha, did similar things myself many times, enjoy Sinatra , you'll always be reminded whenever you hear him...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By c1800
aren't the axle bearing lubricated by the diff...

aren't the axle bearing lubricated by the diff oil? Or is there an inner seal too?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,248
Posted By c1800
Who knows? the Amazons, 1800's and maybe 140's...

Who knows? the Amazons, 1800's and maybe 140's had asbestos in the sound deadener. In fact Volvo advertised this. By 1992 one would hope that asbestos was no longer used. That said, I don't think...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,197
Posted By c1800
Everything

Everything
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,624
Posted By c1800
Thumbs up ...

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By c1800
Be careful about grinding, the old deadener may...

Be careful about grinding, the old deadener may contain asbestos. The older 120 and 1800 series did contain asbestos. I used an air chisel to remove the old deadener in my 1800 came off in chunks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By c1800
Butyl faced with aluminum foil, not asphalt...

Butyl faced with aluminum foil, not asphalt based. Dynamat, hush mat, the list is endless...

This topic is almost like "what motor oil?"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,120
Posted By c1800
Its binding on something. Every time it breaks...

Its binding on something. Every time it breaks and you add a new crimp, its stretching the wire, and turning lock to lock will stress and break it.

Suggest you run a new wire from the bottom...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,866
Posted By c1800
:thinking:

:thinking:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,866
Posted By c1800
Stuck drain plug?

Stuck drain plug?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,783
Posted By c1800
Scothbrite? no, no, no. The internet is...

Scothbrite? no, no, no. The internet is littered with stories where scotchbrite was used. It contains aluminum oxide particles the spell death to an engine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,011
Posted By c1800
Not so fast... "Not recommended for passenger car...

Not so fast... "Not recommended for passenger car use... and (is for) Classic Car crowd with an increased zinc value of 2100(!) PPM."

Too much zinc can actually damage the lifters and cam. I'd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,011
Posted By c1800
I don't think you'll always find the specs for...

I don't think you'll always find the specs for motor oil on the bottle. You'll need to do some internet research to find out the additive content. i.e from the manufacturers website, often hard to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,011
Posted By c1800
Zinc and or phosphorus was significantly reduced...

Zinc and or phosphorus was significantly reduced with the advent of Catalytic convertors, it plugs them up. Flat tappet engines require a higher level of Z and P. I'll say it again, while various...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,011
Posted By c1800
I'd stay away from racing oil, doesn't have the...

I'd stay away from racing oil, doesn't have the detergent, anticorrosive, antifoam and dispersant additives, as its changed after every race (or is supposed be changed).

I use NAPA All Fleet...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,011
Posted By c1800
I believe he used Castrol GTX 20W50 in the...

I believe he used Castrol GTX 20W50 in the summer, 15W40 in the shoulder seasons, and 10W30 in the winter.

Of course he could exceed the oil change limit every weekend!

Don't use straight 30W...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,240
Posted By c1800
Heet is 99% isopropyl alcohol, which is good. ...

Heet is 99% isopropyl alcohol, which is good. Don’t add more ethanol, problems when it’s older and isopropyl does a better job of clearing moisture.

The red bottle, Iso-heet Is the best for...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,336
Posted By c1800
Rather than deleting your question, might be...

Rather than deleting your question, might be helpful to leave the question, and provide the answer, might help others.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,752
Posted By c1800
16 month old thread...

16 month old thread...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,020
Posted By c1800
https://caig.com/deoxit-d-series/

https://caig.com/deoxit-d-series/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By c1800
probably

probably
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,191
Posted By c1800
No pics.

No pics.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,888
Posted By c1800
Thats a 1oz Tube.

Thats a 1oz Tube.
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