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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,697
Posted By iamrolling
Great work. And that is one nice looking engine...

Great work. And that is one nice looking engine bay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,697
Posted By iamrolling
You didn't damage any wires or terminals moving...

You didn't damage any wires or terminals moving stuff around, right? All the connectors are fully seated? Clamps on intake hoses are tight?

Valve cover looks beautiful, by the way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,834
Posted By iamrolling
Running an old head bolt down the threads first...

Running an old head bolt down the threads first might have been good too, but you should be fine. Just remember to triple check everything you removed before starting the car. I recommend pulling the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By iamrolling
Good to hear.

Good to hear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,697
Posted By iamrolling
Five thousandths is pretty close to the warp...

Five thousandths is pretty close to the warp limit for that head, so you bought yourself a lot more time before you have to do this again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By iamrolling
Resistor is behind the glove box...

Resistor is behind the glove box (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-N_Rw31g2HQ). I don't know if it can be fixed, but it looks like it uses real resistors instead of graphite traces. Pull it before...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By iamrolling
How did you splice it to the harness? I had to...

How did you splice it to the harness? I had to make a set of pigtails, and attach them to the harness with crimps which I filled with UV glue. I'm not proud of that one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By iamrolling
This one tends to do well unless it corrodes. Or...

This one tends to do well unless it corrodes. Or the waterproof bullet connectors on the harness fall apart. But you can pop it open and clean it up like most other relays in the car. The silicone on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By iamrolling
The RSR is in the engine bay. It controls whether...

The RSR is in the engine bay. It controls whether the injectors get power, supposedly to prevent interference with the radio.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By iamrolling
No flame trap on the turbo cars. The breather box...

No flame trap on the turbo cars. The breather box should lead to a T, with a small hose going to the intake manifold and a large hose going across the valve cover to the PTC
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By iamrolling
Is this a head mounted distributor? Try a right...

Is this a head mounted distributor? Try a right angle ratcheting screwdriver (https://www.amazon.com/Neiko-03044A-Ratcheting-Screwdriver-Close-Quarters/dp/B000XYOUS6). You can find these at most...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By iamrolling
Can you take a picture of the exhaust side of...

Can you take a picture of the exhaust side of your car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,697
Posted By iamrolling
It's not over unless you rotated the engine with...

It's not over unless you rotated the engine with the aluminum oxide particles on it. The internet also says there's no reason you can't clean it off. Unfortunately, you'll have to remove the oil pan...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,697
Posted By iamrolling
I must warn you, NGK strongly recommends not...

I must warn you, NGK strongly recommends not using anti-seize on plugs with trivalent coating (https://ngksparkplugs.com/en/resources/5-things-you-should-know-about-spark-plugs). Many plugs with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By iamrolling
If it is DRL, it's an easy one to solve...

If it is DRL, it's an easy one to solve (https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/ElectricalLightingHorns.html#DaytimeRunningLamps). Some of the switches will have a switch that you can rotate with a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,697
Posted By iamrolling
I wasn't prepared to replace my head gasket at...

I wasn't prepared to replace my head gasket at all when my car started throwing the white smoke. I didn't think I could do the work myself, at all.
Think about replacing the nuts for the exhaust and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,697
Posted By iamrolling
I'm going on 80,000 with my Reinz head gasket....

I'm going on 80,000 with my Reinz head gasket. Just make sure you clean the mating surfaces as good as you can. Keep going until there's no rust or dirt left, then keep going further until you stop...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,697
Posted By iamrolling
Mine lost coolant in a similar way when I had an...

Mine lost coolant in a similar way when I had an exhaust to coolant leak.

I agree with 2manyturbos, though. Replace the head gasket. It's a good experience. The sealer in a bottle is for cars that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,369
Posted By iamrolling
I wish I could drive like this. But people get...

I wish I could drive like this. But people get pissy when I feather the throttle, and I get sent to the store for stuff after hours of not driving.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,369
Posted By iamrolling
Found a thread on TB about a B20 with a failed...

Found a thread on TB about a B20 with a failed cam lobe (http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=349114). Watch the video in the first post, and notice how there isn't oil flying around...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,593
Posted By iamrolling
Kjets, can a clutch fan be installed on my car?...

Kjets, can a clutch fan be installed on my car? I've thought about putting one on, but the electric fan seems to be connected to the ECU and I don't want to upset it by cutting its fan control.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By iamrolling
That worked perfectly. It wasn't even a fight....

That worked perfectly. It wasn't even a fight. Also, the improvised fuel hose bushing wasn't even scored when I removed it. Gates makes a good fuel hose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By iamrolling
You speak the truth. When my cylinder head...

You speak the truth.

When my cylinder head failed on my 940, the fuel pump relay spontaneously failed at some point while the car was sitting. When I went to start it for the first time, it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By iamrolling
My bushings arrived, and they sure are large...

My bushings arrived, and they sure are large compared to the openings they're supposed to go into. The FAQs suggest soaking them in hot water to make them more pliable, but are there any other tricks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,593
Posted By iamrolling
Barton...

Barton (https://www.240turbo.com/ElectricCoolingFans.html) claims the 850/940 fan pulls "lots of amps" when starting a high speed spin, if that helps. I assume he means relative to the other electric...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,369
Posted By iamrolling
I've been using the cheap "Formula Shell" 10w30....

I've been using the cheap "Formula Shell" 10w30. It seems adequate. The only time I had an issue with oil was when I used Quake State 10w30 once and ended up with a thick brown layer at the bottom of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,593
Posted By iamrolling
Possibly the relay kicking on, heating up, and...

Possibly the relay kicking on, heating up, and expanding the solder. Go in with both flux core solder and an additional tube of flux if you can. I can't think of anything else that would cause that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,593
Posted By iamrolling
Did you try popping open the relay, cleaning it...

Did you try popping open the relay, cleaning it and redoing the solder?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,496
Posted By iamrolling
You'll be fine. I had to loosen mine and start...

You'll be fine. I had to loosen mine and start over when I blew up my torque wrench in the middle of angle torquing them. :oops:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,340
Posted By iamrolling
At 77F, 1860 out of the first terminal then 1890...

At 77F, 1860 out of the first terminal then 1890 out of the other. No zeroes. But from a look at Rockauto's selection, there definitely are 2.2 coolant sensors with black plastic, and a 2.4 sensor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By iamrolling
MasterBlaster, that's beautiful. I saved it for...

MasterBlaster, that's beautiful. I saved it for when I get around to installing a heater core.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,340
Posted By iamrolling
Black plastic. And no, I'm sure it was just a bad...

Black plastic. And no, I'm sure it was just a bad casting. According to VOC (https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/faq/EngineSensors.html#EngineTemperatureSensors):

I'm aware of the internal difference in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By iamrolling
Here...

Here (https://parts.volvocarslisle.com/a/Volvo_1993_940-23l-Fuel-Injected-Turbo/_51507_5700089/Cooling-system/GR-63305.html) is the one from my car, but it's an LHD car with the B230FT. Might be the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,630
Posted By iamrolling
Yeah, a leak that increases the noise level can...

Yeah, a leak that increases the noise level can cause that issue. Happened when my exhaust manifold split open. If it's naturally aspirated, your exhaust manifold is probably cheap. Get a used one,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,630
Posted By iamrolling
Check the coolant temperature sensor. It can also...

Check the coolant temperature sensor. It can also cause that error code if it fails. I just finished checking mine with the results in this thread...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,340
Posted By iamrolling
Got my Actron CP7665. It's very much a UT33 with...

Got my Actron CP7665. It's very much a UT33 with different colored plastic. It even has a spacing error cast into the warning on the back of the case and a QCPASS sticker that inspires no confidence....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,027
Posted By iamrolling
bmdubya, check out the last few posts in...

bmdubya, check out the last few posts in VolvOrr's thread (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=356439). See if any of it applies to your situation. I saw in an earlier post that you're...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,562
Posted By iamrolling
I think I need a new thermostat. It takes my...

I think I need a new thermostat. It takes my B230FT with electric fan almost 10 minutes to warm up on a very cold day.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By iamrolling
It was a great stopgap solution. Thanks. :ninja:

It was a great stopgap solution. Thanks. :ninja:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By iamrolling
kyote, that worked. I knew I was saving that last...

kyote, that worked. I knew I was saving that last inch of Barricade MPI for a reason. I'll explain what I did.

0. ONLY LEAVE IT LIKE THIS UNTIL YOU GET THE NEW BUSHING, OR YOU WILL PROBABLY LOSE...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By iamrolling
Thanks, guys. I have a set of the bushings on the...

Thanks, guys. I have a set of the bushings on the way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,520
Posted By iamrolling
I don't blame him for not wanting to crawl under...

I don't blame him for not wanting to crawl under that mess, but it really should be structurally sound enough to lift a corner. Otherwise it would bend in half the first time it hit a bump.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,411
Posted By iamrolling
750rpm is the normal idle speed. I read in the...

750rpm is the normal idle speed. I read in the FAQs that if the idle is high after cleaning the throttle body, someone screwed with the idle adjustment. You might have some luck trying the adjustment...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By iamrolling
Did you replace the thermal paste when you...

Did you replace the thermal paste when you cleaned the ignition amp? But the car firing only once the key is released is unusual.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By iamrolling
Shift Lever Bushing Disintegrated

My AW71's shifter pin fell out along with the bushing. I was able to recover the pin, but the bushing is unusable. If I put a new e-clip on the pin, will I be able to drive it for a few days with no...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,520
Posted By iamrolling
It's still a gamble if he can't get underneath to...

It's still a gamble if he can't get underneath to look at it while turning the bolt. At least for me, I've never had any luck going at a stuck bolt blind. Just how low is the 144 that it can't be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,099
Posted By iamrolling
Hmm. This is the first time that my advice has...

Hmm. This is the first time that my advice has caused trouble for someone. I should put a warning on my posts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By iamrolling
Is the leak from your water pump? Make sure it...

Is the leak from your water pump? Make sure it turns freely and isn't dripping coolant out of the weep hole.
The coolant might be dirty from decades of sediment and decaying hoses. My coolant didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,520
Posted By iamrolling
I think you're right. The points on the hex look...

I think you're right. The points on the hex look like they're digging into it the same way they do on my 940 drain bolt washer.
fatcat, it's probably just in there really tight. Try using a mirror...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,520
Posted By iamrolling
That bolt looks big enough that even a good epoxy...

That bolt looks big enough that even a good epoxy job shouldn't be able to withstand a good twist with a 6 point.
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