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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By planetman
Not uncommon for the 15" x 5" wheels made for the...

Not uncommon for the 15" x 5" wheels made for the 1971-1974 140s and I have sold a few good used ones to replace some leaking wheels.

You can try welding if you can locate the hole(s). Don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By planetman
That should be the wire for the oil pressure...

That should be the wire for the oil pressure sender.

You can test by grounding the wire and see if the dash oil warning light illuminates when you turn the ignition key.

And you can get repair...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,147
Posted By planetman
I would start with some basic tests and...

I would start with some basic tests and procedures.

Check your valve clearances.
Check the compression
Check the leakdown
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,605
Posted By planetman
Hello creetus, When the shuttle moves far...

Hello creetus,

When the shuttle moves far enough in 1 direction, the pin will make contact with 1 of the conductive sections on the ends of the shuttle both of which are in contact with the inside...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By planetman
IMHO, the stock front rotor/rear drum brakes...

IMHO, the stock front rotor/rear drum brakes system for the 1962-1968 122 and 1800 Volvos is more than adequate especially if there is a functioning original style brake booster. The only thing I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,605
Posted By planetman
FYI, a faulty brake master can cause the light to...

FYI, a faulty brake master can cause the light to come on too. And a brake master can loose a circuit and not leak.

The described function of the switch by cleanflametrap is correct. That band is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Vintage: HIF6 Airbox
Views: 406
Posted By planetman
Hello, If I told you that was the correct...

Hello,

If I told you that was the correct air filter base, I was mistaken. It appears that base is for HS6 SU carbs and not the HIF6 SU carbs.

I have the correct base and cover for your HIF6...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By planetman
I have those in stock new, part number 1357621...

I have those in stock new, part number 1357621 for $12.47 and shipping.

If you have to put it back together in a hurry, you could remove any burrs and reuse it. Just make sure it can't damage your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By planetman
Both guide washers are still available new.

Both guide washers are still available new.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By planetman
I have Teflon lined sheath and solid inner wire...

I have Teflon lined sheath and solid inner wire for making new cables in stock for $2.50 for each foot of the sheath and wire combined.

I used to form the loops by wrapping the wire around a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By planetman
I suggest installing a new longer cable.

I suggest installing a new longer cable.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By planetman
That's a fuel injected head probably for a B20E...

That's a fuel injected head probably for a B20E and is not the large valve B20B head you seek.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,112
Posted By planetman
I've got 2 more of those air filters in stock. ...

I've got 2 more of those air filters in stock.

$22.27 plus shipping.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By planetman
Yes, 2 different sizes of output flanges to match...

Yes, 2 different sizes of output flanges to match the 2 different sizes of driveshafts.

Last time I checked, new small diameter flanges were still available new from Volvo, but pricey.

I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By planetman
Are you sure you installed the mount correctly? ...

Are you sure you installed the mount correctly?

It is sometimes necessary to use an alignment punch to position the crossmember over the holes. I usually uses a #2 Phillips head screwdriver...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,112
Posted By planetman
The air filter inserts are in and I installed 1...

The air filter inserts are in and I installed 1 in my used canister and it fits inside.

The new filter appears to be a little taller than the filter that I removed, but the height difference maybe...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By planetman
Hello Eric, Just in case I misunderstood,...

Hello Eric,

Just in case I misunderstood, you did say "I found the seat to the rear holes option already".

Which set of holes are currently being used? To move the seat rearward you need to use...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By planetman
FYI, if you think the cold start injector is...

FYI, if you think the cold start injector is expensive, check out what this guy on ebay wants for a new thermal timer switch!!
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,112
Posted By planetman
"Nopodys berfect" FYI, there were 3...

"Nopodys berfect"

FYI, there were 3 different replacement air filter inserts used for the fuel injected B20 engines.

1 for all of the 1800E and 1800ES Volvos and 1 for the 1974 140 and 1975 240...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By planetman
:nod:

:nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By planetman
I still have 1 of these. ...

I still have 1 of these.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=313830
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,112
Posted By planetman
I guess no one is interested.

I guess no one is interested.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By planetman
You can replace the leaking octopus so it never...

You can replace the leaking octopus so it never leaks again.


http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=345823
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By planetman
The inner timing belt guide washer won't spin...

The inner timing belt guide washer won't spin after you tighten the crankshaft pulley bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By planetman
I don't think so. But you can install 1 of these...

I don't think so. But you can install 1 of these if you are going to install a T5. Cutting is required!!

FYI, we have them in stock.

http://hiperformanceautoservice.com/images/TunnelCover.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By planetman
Can you get a picture of the M410? You might get...

Can you get a picture of the M410? You might get lucky.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-16-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By planetman
We strongly suggest avoiding ANY style of soft...

We strongly suggest avoiding ANY style of soft mount that has removable/replaceable o-rings. Over time, the o-rings swell and won't stay in the grooves and cause vacuum leaks.

We sell soft mounts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,754
Posted By planetman
I'll see if I can find 1 from 1 of our Volvo...

I'll see if I can find 1 from 1 of our Volvo greenbooks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By planetman
Do you want a new set of jet tubes? I only...

Do you want a new set of jet tubes?

I only sell original SU jet tubes for the HS6 carbs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By planetman
There are 2 different M45s, early and late. ...

There are 2 different M45s, early and late.

The early M45s use a clutch disc with course splines while the later M45s have fine splines.

FYI, this also applies to the M46.

I suggest you get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By planetman
Ckeck the knock sensor and/or the...

Ckeck the knock sensor and/or the wiring/connectors.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By planetman
The 099 was the original cast iron distributor...

The 099 was the original cast iron distributor for the B20B and was updated to an aluminum 086.

The 007 is technically for a 1974 B20F with K-jet fuel injection, however it's a suitable...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By planetman
I have the Porterfield R4 S rear Girling pads in...

I have the Porterfield R4 S rear Girling pads in stock and I could have the front ATEs by Wednesday.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By planetman
How quickly? It usually takes about a week.

How quickly? It usually takes about a week.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,300
Posted By planetman
There are supposed to be 3 and sometimes 4 wires...

There are supposed to be 3 and sometimes 4 wires going to the alternator.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,292
Posted By planetman
A common problem with the stock temp and fuel...

A common problem with the stock temp and fuel gauges are loose connections.

The 2 gauges are attached to the PC board with brass nuts. These are also the paths of contact for the gauges and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,532
Posted By planetman
Hello, Zinc and phosphorus are very...

Hello,

Zinc and phosphorus are very important additives for the longevity of the Volvo pushrod engines.

The government mandated reduced levels of ZDDP(Zinc and phosphorus) in over the counter...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By planetman
The opening in the lower A-arm has to be slightly...

The opening in the lower A-arm has to be slightly enlarged so the shock tube goes through without scratching the paint.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By planetman
Hello Joe, When we rebuilt our very 1st...

Hello Joe,

When we rebuilt our very 1st Volvo engine back in the early 1980's, we bought all of our parts from IPD and we used their lifters and we had a serious problem shortly after we built the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,844
Posted By planetman
pm'd

pm'd
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By planetman
The charcoal canister is an evaporative emissions...

The charcoal canister is an evaporative emissions device and if you are required to get your car emissions tested, you will fail if it is discovered to be disconnected or missing. Although I'm pretty...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By planetman
Apparently not. I think I can still get stock...

Apparently not. I think I can still get stock style disposable air filter inserts.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5967795#post5967795
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By planetman
All of the oil filter threaded studs are...

All of the oil filter threaded studs are removable.

The easiest way is to use a pair of nuts threaded onto the stud and then tighten the 2 nuts against each other. If you tighten the 2 nuts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,652
Posted By planetman
Safely put the car on 4 jack stands on level...

Safely put the car on 4 jack stands on level ground.

Access and remove the fill plug, NOT THE DRAIN PLUG, on the passenger side of the transmission.

If oil comes out when you remove the fill...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By planetman
That's up to you. But if you torqued everything,...

That's up to you. But if you torqued everything, then you should be in good shape. Don't forget, Volvo didn't originally use Loctite. The 1st use of Loctite that I know is on the cam thrust plate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By planetman
Below are the torque specs I suggest. To be...

Below are the torque specs I suggest.

To be honest, we normally only use a torque wrench on the engine bolts that are 3/8" in diameter and larger with the clutch bolts being the only exception as...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,755
Posted By planetman
CVI and Skandix have them too.

CVI and Skandix have them too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By planetman
Yes and onto the ground too. If you are...

Yes and onto the ground too.

If you are going to use the rubber caps I suggested, you need to remove the hoses from the 2 pipes at the back of the cylinder head.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By planetman
^^^^ This will be the cheapest reliable option....

^^^^
This will be the cheapest reliable option.

The heater valve you will need is now the only 1 that is not being reproduced and I get $$$ for the NOS ones I have. The earlier version for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By planetman
I suggest you bypass the heater valve and heater...

I suggest you bypass the heater valve and heater completely until you replace the heater valve. If you use an inline valve you will still have some leaking from the stock heater valve.

You can...
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