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Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 283
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Posted By lookforjoe
Drive to Carlisle - only me & one Volvo this year...

Drive to Carlisle - only me & one Volvo this year -

https://xwebforums.com/forum/index.php?attachments/pxl_20210514_172811558-jpg.47179/

Fiat got moved away from adjacent to the Volvo section...
Forum: showroom 06-05-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,855
Posted By lookforjoe
Found there is a significant catch with this...

Found there is a significant catch with this repair fix - if you DON'T install the clamp with the ears facing down/rearward - they puncture the gas tank when the rear is loaded with a few hundred...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-31-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,388
Posted By lookforjoe
Nice car! Curious - do you have the stock...

Nice car!

Curious - do you have the stock breather box & vent hose to the inlet pipe (where the PTC is attached?) unless you're running a larger turbo, that really should keep a vacuum draw on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By lookforjoe
What are you basing that information on? That...

What are you basing that information on? That really makes no sense. Viscous clutches are not affected by horizontal/vertical orientation (when stored). Volvo units back in the 80's when I worked in...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-29-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By lookforjoe
Oof. Better off spending your dollars on a later...

Oof. Better off spending your dollars on a later drivetrain swap. Relying on the B20 in a 75 MY sucks - or did you already take care of that aspect?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,176
Posted By lookforjoe
Using an oil with a limited slip additive is...

Using an oil with a limited slip additive is unlikely to cause any issues with a non-existent limited slip :)
If you had a posi, then you would need to be particular about additives. The Volvo ****...
Forum: showroom 05-26-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,855
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you. Finally got the handbrake parts. ...

Thank you.

Finally got the handbrake parts.

https://i.postimg.cc/nzyZgS56/PXL-20210525-204026370.jpg

made a bracket to replace the upper center cover one that had rotted away
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By lookforjoe
As suggested above, did you replace the coolant...

As suggested above, did you replace the coolant temp sensor with the correct 2.4 version yet? Also confirm the terminals for it have not corroded. That will absolutely cause an issue during the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By lookforjoe
You may have jinxed yourself having stated that -...

You may have jinxed yourself having stated that - you know, Murphy's law :lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By lookforjoe
Same bolt pattern? Do you mean the hub spline &...

Same bolt pattern? Do you mean the hub spline & nut? The 850 has tilt -wheel & (larger) spline sizing same as 960, so I'd have to say the answer would be a no..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By lookforjoe
The nuts are M6x1 flanged nuts. Studs are M6x1 x...

The nuts are M6x1 flanged nuts. Studs are M6x1 x approx 50mm
Forum: performance & modifications 05-22-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,919
Posted By lookforjoe
Good info here. Many thanks to culberro for the...

Good info here. Many thanks to culberro for the pn he opted ofr. I want to change the pump on the 91 Regina wagon, since I have no idea if it has ever been touched (220K miles). Summit has the AEM...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By lookforjoe
US market cars had airbags in 1988. '87 760 would...

US market cars had airbags in 1988. '87 760 would have had driver's airbag, but not 740's if I recall correctly. 87 was also when ABS came in

If anyone has the "New Car Features" greenbooks, that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By lookforjoe
81 K-jet cars had a pulse damper mounted on the...

81 K-jet cars had a pulse damper mounted on the bracket underneath next to the main (external) pump. The (control) pressure regulator was mounted under the intake
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,315
Posted By lookforjoe
If buying new trim is out of the question, I'd go...

If buying new trim is out of the question, I'd go with removing the rest of the rubber on the upper strip, clean out the glass/trim cavity & use a good quality black caulk, assuming you are good with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By lookforjoe
Studs should be M6, 10mm flanged head nuts to go...

Studs should be M6, 10mm flanged head nuts to go with - unless they're M8, with 12mm flanged heads, but I think its the former.

I have some NOS Volvo T/stats - you really do want the change the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,657
Posted By lookforjoe
It would probably help if you add details on what...

It would probably help if you add details on what research you have done so far - there are many builds on here to reference, for example...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By lookforjoe
In your pics, the Blue & yellow wires are the...

In your pics, the Blue & yellow wires are the feed into the relays (30)

The greens are both switched power and 'ground' through the relay coils (85, 86) and relay output (87)

The black wires...
Forum: showroom 05-16-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,855
Posted By lookforjoe
Picked ups complete working center armrest at...

Picked ups complete working center armrest at Carlisle

https://i.postimg.cc/t4zmDGGx/PXL-20210515-130151249.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By lookforjoe
To close this up, I ordered one from the UK. The...

To close this up, I ordered one from the UK. The shipping quote from Skandix DE was NUTS, three digit $$$ nuts....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By lookforjoe
If it's Regina, pretty sure 3-2-1 is throttle...

If it's Regina, pretty sure 3-2-1 is throttle switch/ idle motor related. If you can't hear a 'click' when you crack the throttle open by hand under the hood, your throttle plate is prolly gummed up...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 296,393
Posted By lookforjoe
Cleaned the X1/9 ready for Carlisle Import Show...

Cleaned the X1/9 ready for Carlisle Import Show tomorrow morning

https://xwebforums.com/forum/index.php?attachments/pxl_20210513_234307269-jpg.47134/
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By lookforjoe
I think RAMAC or WorldPac used to offer that here...

I think RAMAC or WorldPac used to offer that here in the states - that's my recollection, anyway. Thanks for the link!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,493
Posted By lookforjoe
The gears are interchangeable. They are tied to...

The gears are interchangeable. They are tied to the ratio of the FD - and the speedo head is designed to match that - I think the old gauges have a number on the face of them - does yours? It doesn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,493
Posted By lookforjoe
Adam - I have a couple gears I pulled from junk J...

Adam - I have a couple gears I pulled from junk J types at Skyview - different colors are different gear ratios. Let me know if you want me to send them to try. Red was from early coarse spline M46,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By lookforjoe
:rofl: yeah, no. I'll just fabricate a suitable...

:rofl: yeah, no. I'll just fabricate a suitable piece that won't fall apart in 2 years.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,493
Posted By lookforjoe
Speedo drives were sold in a range of ratios to...

Speedo drives were sold in a range of ratios to match the speedo head (& FD). They are color coded, but the online catalog doesn't list them anymore, need the microfiche as paper catalogs were not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By lookforjoe
It's not that bad. I already replaced the...

It's not that bad. I already replaced the secondary cable, shoes & all hardware, de-rusted & nevr-seized the shoe pivot mechanisms. In NY you need a functional eBrake for state inspection, stick or...
Forum: showroom 05-09-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,855
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you. Still taking care of Stage Zero. ...

Thank you.

Still taking care of Stage Zero.

3 Shifter & 1 reaction rod bushing. Circlips were still good!

https://i.postimg.cc/Pqn0YXsk/PXL-20210509-184730524.jpg

Problem arose when I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By lookforjoe
700/900 Parking Brake Pivot (live axle)

Wondering if anyone has come up with a alternative design for the pivot on these - the ears are torn off my axle & the pivot bracket (#32) is also buggered. Rather than fabricate a replacement that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By lookforjoe
I have a spare large bearing/carrier DS I can...

I have a spare large bearing/carrier DS I can refurbish if it is.

Thank you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By lookforjoe
Comparison of early & late mirror switches - very...

Comparison of early & late mirror switches - very different internal connections. Mirrors work as intended now.

https://i.postimg.cc/hvs652P4/PXL-20210508-130115378.jpg

The later switches have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By lookforjoe
Yes - That is apparent - if you saw my last post...

Yes - That is apparent - if you saw my last post I confirmed the 3545090 white base switches are needed to accompany the 2 motor mirror assemblies.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By lookforjoe
OK - so I got two switch sets off an 850 - they...

OK - so I got two switch sets off an 850 - they have the 3545090 - can be identified by the white switch base vs. the black base of the earlier switch.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By lookforjoe
One would think. The service plate doesn't...

One would think. The service plate doesn't include DS - just steering gear, alt, brakes, trans, clutch, market, chassis type & option.

I'll have to get under there & measure the offset.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,762
Posted By lookforjoe
This writeup has a good parts list. You only...

This writeup has a good parts list.

You only need the clutch pedal, you can cut down the width of your brake pedal if need be
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By lookforjoe
So, I found a pair of later mirror harness...

So, I found a pair of later mirror harness sockets (where the switches plug in) and the sequence matches the later diagram (93) - so I de-pinned mine & rearranged to match. Still don't work as they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By lookforjoe
91 745 Regina NA Driveshaft type

Looking through the late catalog, there are the three DS types, 03 (large bearing 183265) 13 (smaller bearing 181549) and 03 Giubo.

Do late NA's still use the smaller DS, or do they also use the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,841
Posted By lookforjoe
With anything like this, I'd look through the...

With anything like this, I'd look through the parts catalogue & compare the years. You can see that the console itself has different part numbers and the mounting style of the two versions is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By lookforjoe
Many thanks Dave. I've been reviewing the 91...

Many thanks Dave.

I've been reviewing the 91 940 SE & 91 700 wiring manuals - that explains why I didn't catch the design change. I did get the schematic of yours for the late 240 setup from your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By lookforjoe
It's a bolt on swap (both ways), besides making...

It's a bolt on swap (both ways), besides making an adaptor harness for the separate headlamps and the marker lights.

Getting the long directionals that haven't disintegrated might be tough.

The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By lookforjoe
At the switches or at the harness plug for the...

At the switches or at the harness plug for the mirrors? The door wiring is all stock & untouched. '91 is prewired for mirrors, so everything's just plugin switches & mirrors.

The wiring colors &...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By lookforjoe
Swapping switches made no difference - I tried 4...

Swapping switches made no difference - I tried 4 others, all acted the same way. So, It has to be a difference in the wiring or a problem with the gear mechanisms getting stuck. I'll remove the glass...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,254
Posted By lookforjoe
Use the old back board as a template, and cut new...

Use the old back board as a template, and cut new ones from fresh board. I'd be looking at Home Depot, etc., for a suitable replacement backing material.
Forum: showroom 05-05-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By lookforjoe
US trim for plastic bumper style trim would be...

US trim for plastic bumper style trim would be 83-85, then 86-on

Need someone with the paper catalogs to get the numbers deleted from the online versions
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By lookforjoe
Thanks for the input. The mirror harness matches...

Thanks for the input. The mirror harness matches pin for pin in terms of both wire color & position in the harness - that was the first thing I checked.

I haven't tried cleaning the switches - I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By lookforjoe
91 700/900 Power Mirror Operation Issues

Can't remember what to look for with this - mirrors operate properly L-R, but not up-down.

Wiring is all good - 91 740 is pre-wired, Mirrors came from a 97 V90, control with mirror switches, #...
Forum: showroom 05-03-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,855
Posted By lookforjoe
Did a few maintenance items - engine breather,...

Did a few maintenance items - engine breather, IACV, couple vacuum fittings. Then I ran the harness for the AEM WBO2 over to the pass side, I'll need that when I add the turbo setup.
...
Forum: showroom 05-02-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,855
Posted By lookforjoe
Gathering exhaust parts for the +T ...

Gathering exhaust parts for the +T

https://i.postimg.cc/pdLWWQR9/received-2479232578875229.jpg

wired the left & right Ecode park/directionals, and included wiring to the Ecode side markers in...
Forum: showroom 05-02-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,855
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you. It's gonna be a long thread - I'll be...

Thank you. It's gonna be a long thread - I'll be doing all the mechanical work first (stage zero, +T, engine & trans oil coolers, LH24 conversion, etc) before the body work. Just waiting for the...
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